Funeral services for Edwin” Bill” Fenstemaker, 87, Lawrence will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. He died Tuesday, June 03, 2014 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Edwin was born September 8, 1926 in Lawrence, KS the son of Wilbur Edwin and Mary Jane (Dyer) Fenstemaker.
He was a licensed ham operator for a number of years. He also enjoyed fishing and camping.
He was a police officer for the University of Kansas for 43 years.
He married Roberta Mae Ice on September 13, 1947 in Lawrence. She preceded him in death July 21, 2003.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda Hodson and son-in-law, Robert, Nancy Jane Ruff and son-in-law, Thomas, both of Lawrence; one son, William Edwin Fenstemaker and daughter-in-law, Sun, of South Korea; five grandchildren, Kevin Hodson, KyLee Hodson, Shawn Cool, Clinton Ruff, Eric Fenstemaker; and nine great grandchildren.
The family will greet friends from 10 – 11 a.m. Saturday the 7th prior to the service.
The family suggests memorial in his name to Grace Hospice and may be sent in care of the mortuary.