Doris F. Oelschlaeger

Funeral services for Doris Oelschlaeger, 93, Eudora, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at Eudora United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Eudora Cemetery. Doris passed away on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at Eudora Medicalodges.

Doris was born on February 27, 1928 in rural Tonganoxie, KS, the daughter of Alva and Leona (Kramer) Babcock.

She enjoyed many careers throughout her life including, restaurants, dress shop, motel owner/operator for many years, alongside her husband, before retiring in 1995.

She was a member of the Eudora United Methodist Church.

She married Paul Oelschlaeger on October 20, 1947 in Tonganoxie. He preceded her in death on March 19, 2010. She was also preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Mary Alice Kimberlin; and two brothers, Lloyd Babcock and Donald Babcock.

Survivors include her daughters, Delores (Alan) Votaw, Eudora, Judy (Walter) Crawford, Corpus Christi, Texas; six grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; and a sister, Charlotte Surface.

The family will greet friends an hour before the service at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made in Doris’ name to Eudora United Methodist Church and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.
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6 Condolences

  1. Anne and David on May 15, 2021 at 5:08 pm

    Judy and Walter,
    David and I are so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Please know we care and send you our deepest condolences
    Anne and David Driver

  2. Rebeca Pinon on May 15, 2021 at 6:41 pm

    Judy and family,
    My deepest condolences to all of you during this very difficult time. Your mom was absolutely beautiful. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.
    Rebeca and Joshua Piñon and family

  3. Phyllis Born Stone on May 16, 2021 at 9:54 am

    So sorry to hear of your mothers passing. You and your family are in my prayers
    Phyllis Born Stone

  4. Bob Crawford on May 17, 2021 at 11:02 am

    Delores and Judy may your heart be left in peace through Jesus Christ and she be with him and Paul, what a blessing – thank you Jesus.

  5. Patricia ( Hadl) Gifford & Bruce Gifford on May 18, 2021 at 7:55 pm

    Delores and Family,
    I am saddened to hear of your mothers passing . Doris to me. I loved her as my neighbor and special friends. Her and Paul was so special to me . They were both wonderful people. There wasn’t anything Paul wouldn’t do for you. Doris was always so kind. I didn’t visit her much when they moved to Birch Street. I can still see “Pumpkin” up on the deck. She will be missed by so many. I kept telling my husband we really need to go see Doris , especially when this pandemic is behind us. I will always have good memories of both your parents. Thoughts and prayers for your family.

  6. Lois (Holmes) Mersmann on May 19, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Delores, Alan and family,
    Sorry for the loss of your mother and grandmother.
    You’re in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult
    May God grant you peace.

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