Gladys Winifred Whisner

Gladys Winifred Whisner

Female 1896 - 1989  (93 years)
Person ID: I21706 


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  • Name Gladys Winifred Whisner  [1, 2
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    • Obituary: Gladys W. Tracy: Gladys W. Tracy, 93, Paola, lifelong resident of Miami County, died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 1989, at the Miami County Hospital. She was born to Almer M. and Minnie H. Koontz Whisner on Aug. 24, 1896, near Fontana. She had lived in the Fontana and New Lancaster areas most of her life. She had made her home at the Country Haven Nursing Center in Paola for the past four years. She was married to Deane A. Tracy on Dec. 27, 1922, in Paola. He preceded her in death Nov. 23, 1978. Mrs. Tracy was a member of the Stony Point Methodist Church near Parker, the Parker Chapter 307, Order of the Eastern Star, and the American Legion Auxiliary of Parker. In earlier years she taught at the Mission, Sunny Ridge, Hawkeye and Oak, Grove elementary schools in Miami County. Others preceding her in death were her parents and a son, Kenneth D. Tracy, who died July 11, 1988. Surviving are a son, D. Duane Tracy of Gardner; three daughters, Leita Broockerd of Overland Park, Leila Kennedy of Olathe, and Twila Broockerd of Kansas City, Mo.; a brother Donald A. Whisner of Paola; three sisters, Ethel Hodgson and Vivian Polhamus, both of Parker, and Thelma Smith of Selah, Wash.; 14 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and several step-grandchildren. Friend may call from 7 to 8:30 o'clock tonight Wednesday, at the Wilson and Son Chapel in Paola. The services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Chapel. The Rev. Jerry Vaughn, pastor of the United Methodist Church of Paola, will officiate. Donna Wehmeier will provide organ selections, which will include "The Old Rugged Cross." The burial will be in the New Lancaster Cemetery. Serving a pallbearers will be grandsons, Larry J. Broockerd, Ronald Broockerd, Roland L. Broockerd, Charles D. Broockerd, Gary Tracy, Gregory Tracy, Dale Kennedy and Alan Kennedy. In lieu of flower the suggests memorials to American Heart or the American Cancer society. Submitted by Roberta Obermeier Hime--From the Miami County Swan River Genealogy and Historical Societies Museum at Paola, Kansas--Obituary Files.
    Born 24 Aug 1896  Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 19 Dec 1989  Miami County Medical Center, Paola, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 21 Dec 1989  New Lancaster Cemetery, New Lancaster, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • row F, lot 215

    Parents

    Family ID: F7163 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  
    Father Living (ID:I17919) 
    Mother Living (ID:I18212) 

    Family

    Family ID: F6894  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Husband Deane Adolph Tracy (ID:I22980),   b. 10 Nov 1897, New Lancaster, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1978, Paola, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 27 Dec 1922  Paola, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
      1. Kenneth Tracy (ID:I19390),   b. Abt 1926, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1988  (Age ~ 62 years)
      2. Leita M. Tracy (ID:I20819),   b. 19 Jan 1927, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 2016  (Age 89 years)
      3. Leila Bell Tracy (ID:I26340),   b. 19 Jan 1927, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 2011, Olathe, Johnson, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
      4. Twila W. Tracy (ID:I21966),   b. 20 Feb 1928, Amsterdam, Bates, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 2017  (Age 89 years)
      5. Donald Duane Tracy (ID:I23136),   b. 12 Aug 1936, La Cygne, Linn, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 2006, Gardner Hospital, Gardner, Johnson, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)

    Other Personal Events

    Residence 1935  Rural, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1940  Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head: Wife 
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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Aug 1896 - Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Dec 1922 - Paola, Miami, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1935 - Rural, Miami, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1940 - Miami, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Dec 1989 - Miami County Medical Center, Paola, Miami, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 21 Dec 1989 - New Lancaster Cemetery, New Lancaster, Miami, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Source Citations

    1. [S1151] 1940 United States Federal Census, Year: 1940; Census Place: Miami, Miami, Kansas; Roll: m-t0627-01246; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 61-3.
      1940 United States Federal Census
      1940 United States Federal Census
      Year: 1940; Census Place: Miami, Miami, Kansas; Roll: m-t0627-01246; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 61-3


    2. [S1251] Find A Grave, Gladys Winifred Whisner Tracy.
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/35408085/gladys-winifred-tracy