West Lawn Memorial Gardens
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas


Submitted by Oz


Name Birth Date Death Date Other Information
Hartpence, Vada M. (Phenneger)
10-6-1925  2-19-2005 b. Sedgwick Co ks, d. Topeka  ks  Shawnee co, D/O Andrew and Flossie Ragan Phenneger. She married Clinton G. Ramsey Jr. on July 22, 1941. He died Nov. 11, 1976. Vada later married William Hartpence on June 25, 1977. They were divorced. She was employed by Adams Business Forms for over 20 years.  Preceded in death by a brother, Delon Phenneger of Escondido, CA.
Henry, Geneva B.
4-30-1923 12-19-2004 b. Hutchinson ks, d. Topeka, D/O Glenn D. and Lorena G. Brown. She attended public schools in the Hutchinson area as well as Hutchinson Jr. College, Kansas State Teachers College in Emporia and the University of Kansas, graduating in 1945. She worked for the Hutchinson Board of Education for 12 years. She then moved to Topeka and went to work for the Topeka Board of Education until 1966. She worked at Washburn University as Associate Registrar, retiring in 1981. She was an active member of First United Methodist Church, where she sang for many years in the sanctuary choir. She was a member of the Breakfast Club Sunday School Class. She and her husband were frequent volunteers for clerical work in the church office. She was also a member of the Washburn University Retired employee's Club, and the BNSF Retired Employee's Club. She was a charter member and past director of the Santa Fe Singers, a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter #464 and a member of the YWCA. She married Albert E. Henry Jr. on Aug. 5, 1961 in Topeka, KS. He survives.

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