Hazel Glasener

Celebration of life services for Hazel I. Glasener, 95, Lawrence, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 6, 2010 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.  Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence.  She died February 3, 2010 at Wellsville Retirement Community.

Hazel was born March 19, 1914 in Amity, Arkansas.  She was the daughter of William T. and Savannah L. (Porter) Lightfoot.  She managed Smith’s Drug Store in Council Grove, Kansas, and later managed Sam’s Drug Store in downtown Lawrence.  During her final years of employment, she worked for King Radio Inc., where she retired in 1988.

Hazel was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Council Grove and had enjoyed bowling on a league for 70 years.

Hazel is survived by her two daughters, Betty Robbins and husband, Bob of Lawrence; Marilyn Golden, Eudora; two sons, Jim of Lawrence; Larry and wife, Sandy of  Lee’s Summit, Missouri;  grandchildren, Terri Rockhold and husband, Allen; Cindy Hadl; Pam Sheaffer; Debbie Zentz, and  husband, Richard;  Kathy Church and  husband, Tony;  Barry Golden and wife, Jennifer; Buddy Livingston and wife, Shannon; Jeff Little and 12 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials in her name to the Hospice Care of Kansas or Wellsville Retirement Community and may be sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.

5 Condolences

  1. Lori & Rick Stephens on February 4, 2010 at 12:00 am

    Betty, Bob, & girls & families

    Our sincerest condolences go to one and all.

    Our prayers,

    Lori & Rick Stephens

  2. Steve Westbrook on February 5, 2010 at 12:00 am

    Dear Larry and Sandy,

    The prayers of your church family are especially with you right now. We are very sorry for your loss, but give thanks for the gift of your mother’s life and the new life she now enjoys.

    Our deepest sympathy with love and care.

    God Bless You, Steve

  3. Cheryl Lester on February 5, 2010 at 12:00 am

    Dear Terri and family,
    The thoughts and prayers of the American Studies Program are with you and yours on this sad occasion. We have enjoyed celebrating your grandmother’s life through your many stories and pictures. Please accept our sincere condolences. With warm regards from your devoted fans on the Hill, Cheryl Lester, Director, American Studies Program,
    University of Kansas

  4. Gene Dixon on February 5, 2010 at 12:00 am

    Pam, Jim My deepest condolences to all.

  5. Steve and Debbie Heuertz on February 5, 2010 at 12:00 am

    Larry, Sandy and family,
    We are thinking of you during this time. Granny will always remain a wonderful memory in our minds.We pray God will bless you and your family with renewed strength with each passing day.
    Love Steve and Debbie

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