Memorial services for Dr. Howard F. Joseph, 84, Lawrence, KS, will be held at a later date. He died on Tuesday, June 07, 2011 at his home.
He was born on November 14, 1926 in Kansas City, MO, the son of Donald Burdett & Florence Fuqua Joseph.
Dr. Joseph was a graduate of Whitewater High School in Butler County, KS, a graduate of the University of Kansas in 1947, and the University of Kansas Medical School in 1951. He served his residency in Urology at the KU Medical Center. He also served as a 1st Lieutenant in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
Dr. Joseph was a retired Urologist and had practiced medicine in Lawrence from 1957 until October 1992, when he retired. During this time, he also served an additional practice at Ransom Memorial Hospital in Ottawa, KS.
He was a member of the Kansas and American Medical Societies, the Certified American Board of Urology and the Lawrence Country Club. He was also a member of Beta Theta Pi Social Fraternity and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Medical Society.
He was married to Shirley Sudendorf on September 11, 1949 in Concordia, KS. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include a son, Marc Joseph, of Scottsdale, AZ, two daughters, Margie Joseph Kuhn (husband, John Kuhn), of Lawrence, KS, Marie Joseph (husband, Randy Gfeller), also of Lawrence. a brother, Bruce Joseph, of Kailua, Hawaii, a sister, Ginny Hilbe, of Schaan, Liechtenstein, and four grandchildren; Laura Bell, Amy Karnaze, Cindy Karnaze, and John Joseph. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Jan Joseph Williams.
The family suggests memorials in his name to the charity of the donor’s choice and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.