Funeral services for Eloise Lorene Kerr, 79, Lawrence will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 6, 2013, at First United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. She died on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Eloise was born on September 12, 1933 in Princeton, KS the daughter of Leslie A. and Pearl E. (Oswald) Stevenson. She was a Lawrence Memorial High School graduate in 1951.
Eloise married Dale Lowell Kerr on March 2, 1952 in Lawrence, KS. He preceded her in death April 29, 1991.
Employment included Morton Block in Lawrence, and then the American Legion Auxiliary in Topeka until she retired in 1993. After retirement, she was a PAT at First Student in Lawrence until her sickness in February 2013.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Lawrence, Ladies of the Lawrence Shrine Club, American Legion Auxiliary and the 8/40 of the American Legion Auxiliary.
Survivors include one daughter, Belinda Rehmer, Eudora; two sons, Les Kerr, Dallas, TX, Bill Kerr, Phoenix, AZ; nine grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and one brother, Raymond Stevenson, Florida
The family will greet friends from 5:30 – 7 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2013 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to American Legion Auxiliary or Visiting Nurses and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.