Funeral services for Barbara Jane Box, 79, Linwood, will be held at 10:00 a.m.Thursday, October, 17, 2013 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary – Eudora Chapel in Eudora. Burial will follow at Mt. Muncie Cemetery in Lansing, KS. She died Monday, October 14, 2013 at Medicalodges Eudora.
Barbara was born September 21, 1934 in Lansing, KS the daughter of Harry Frances and Burretta Marie (Moser) Shaver.
She was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, Ladies Guild, Happy Hour Club, and Linwood Lansing Community Club.
Barbara was a homemaker. She previously worked as a day care provider for Cathy’s Critters. Later worked at Aron Plant Shop and was a proofreader for Mast Advertising.
She married Louis D. Box, Sr. March 6, 1953 in Piper, KS. He survives of the home.
Other survivors include one daughter, Louise Marie Tilghman and husband, Ron, Overland Park, KS; three sons, Joseph Dale Box, and wife, Cathy, Louis Dale Box, Jr. and wife, Jennifer Seveland-Box, all of Linwood, KS; Kevin Robert Box, and wife, Brenda, Freeman, MO; twelve grandchildren; two great grandchildren; one brother, Harry Eugene Shaver, and wife, Nancy, Ottawa, KS. She was preceded in death by her sister, Mary Ann Riedinger and brother, Charles Richard Shaver.
The family will greet friends from 6 – 8 p.m., Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary – Eudora Chapel.
The family suggests memorials in her name to the St. Paul United Church of Christ and may be sent in care of the mortuary.