Isobel Atwood Falkenstien
Isobel Atwood Falkenstien died on January 28, 2022. She was born on the family farm in Gardner, Kansas, on November 18, 1929, the daughter of Bert K. Atwood and Etha Lasley Atwood.
Isobel attended Gardner schools and The University of Kansas. She was a member of the P.E.O. sisterhood both in Topeka and Lawrence. She was a former member of the Junior League of Topeka and a member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority, where she later served on the House Corporation Board.
Survivors include a daughter, Jane Hart, Topeka, a son, Kurt Falkenstien (Paula Martin), Lawrence, two grandsons, Joseph Marshall Hart (Jessica Wilson) and Eric Hart (Amaris), Tucson, AZ, a granddaughter Kate Falkenstien, (Rich Boltizar), Boise, ID, and 6 great grandchildren, Ezra Hart, Nikki Jane Hart, Roxy Hart, Nevaeh Lara, Arianna Lara, Tucson, AZ, and Theo Charles Boltizar, Boise, ID, her sister-in-law, Sandra Simonett, Berkeley, CA, 2 nieces and nephew.
She was predeceased by her husband of 70 years, Max, her sister Jane Sawyer and her husband Gene Sawyer.
According to her wishes, no services will be held. Private burial services will be in Pioneer Cemetery at a later date. Donations in her memory may be made to The Ballard Center or Warm Hearts.