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Barbara Jane Box

Box, Barbara

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.

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  • Ernie Bussell says:

    On behalf of the Bussell Family I want to extend our deepest sympathies to Barbara’s family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. We pray you will find comfort and hope through our Lord.


  • Susie Schram says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Louise, and your family.

    Ruth Circle ladies – Trinity Lutheran Church

  • Donna & Tom Brewer says:

    Louise & family, Jesus is lovin’ on your momma right now. We are blessed to have known her.

    Pastor Tom and Donna

  • Bama Robinson says:

    Louise and Family

    My prayers and thoughts go out to you. The Lord called her home and they are rejoicing in heaven that another angel has joined.

    I know that their are many hard days ahead, but know that she lives on in each of your hearts.

    Sorry for your loss.
    Bama Robinson

  • Amanda, Alexys & Matthew says:

    Thinking of you all. . . We were lucky to spend some holidays with Grandma. . . Our thoughts and prayers are with you <3

  • Wayne Lahman says:

    Louis, I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of your wife. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.

    Wayne Lahman and family

  • Monica Gerfen Madl says:

    Louis & Family,

    My deepest sympathy and prayers to everyone on your loss.

    Monica – Meyer Lumber

  • Paul & Sheri Flory says:

    Our deepest condolences & prayers to the Box family on the loss of your dear, sweet mother.

    Paul & Sheri Flory
    Marilyn Cox-Whitenton