Graveside services for Hazel L. Stewart, 91, Lawrence, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, January 24, 2022, at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence, KS. Hazel passed away on Monday, January 17, 2022, at LMH Health.
Per Douglas County and the family of Hazel Stewart, masks are required to be worn at the visitation and burial.
Hazel was born on April 25, 1930, in Lawrence, KS, the daughter of William and Nannie (Howard) Sinks.
She was longtime waitress at the original Drakes Bakery that was on Mass St. She has many happy memories of her coworkers & the customers they served. She later worked for the SRS as a Family Support Worker. She retired after 19 years of service.
She married Daryl “Bill” Stewart on August 14, 1948, in Leavenworth, KS. He preceded her in death in 1978.
Survivors include her daughter, Barbara Stewart Brown, son, Blaine (Janet) Stewart, brother, Lawrence Sinks, two grandchildren, Joey (Patti Roberts) Wilson, Jeremy (Marsha) Wilson, two great-grandchildren, Allison Giago-Wilson, Jake Wilson, and one great great-granddaughter, Eloise Giago-Wilson.
Hazel was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Charles Sinks, and sister, Mildred Sinks-Spence.
Hazel loved going to garage sales, eating Morel mushrooms & watching the Jayhawks play. She was a loving person whose family was the most important thing in the world to her. She had a lot of spirit & many good times were spent with her.
The family will greet friends 12:00 ~ 2:00 p.m. Monday, January 24, 2022, at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence, KS.
Memorial contributions may be made in Hazel’s name to Lawrence Humane Society or Baldwin Healthcare & Rehab and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.