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Genevieve E. Beattie

Genevieve E. Beattie of Carbondale died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2003, at Heritage Park Care Center in Carbondale. She was 95.

She was born Oct. 10, 1907, in Lost Springs, Kan., to Alexander G. and Jane B. Vickers.

She attended Emporia State College.



She married Kenneth E. Beattie on June 8, 1935.

They owned and operated the Nu-Way Variety Store in Lyndon, Kan., for many years.



Mrs. Beattie also spent more than 30 years teaching kindergarten and first grade in Lost Springs, Neodesha, Lyndon and other Kansas communities. She loved her work and her pupils.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth E. Beattie; by a brother, Russell G. Vickers; and by sisters Wilma L. Phares and Rachel Vickers.

Mrs. Beattie is survived by a sister, Lillian E. Dougan of Carbondale; by nieces and nephews-in-law Doris A. and Richard M. Beitling of Avon, and Geraldine and Larry C. Palmisano of Overland Park, Kan.; and by three great-nieces and one great-nephew.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 6, at Feltner Funeral Home in Lyndon, Kan. Burial will follow in Lyndon Cemetery.

Feltner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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