James “Jim” Stoner

The family will be receiving friends in celebration of the life of James “Jim” Roger Stoner, 87, between 2:00 – 4:00pm on Friday February 3, 2012 at the Smith Center, 4730 Brandon Woods Terrace, Lawrence, KS.  He died January 29, 2012. 
Jim was born on June 20, 1924 on the family farm near Talmage, the son of Andrew K. and Sara E. (Greenough) Stoner.  Following graduation from Edson High School, Jim enlisted in the Army Signal Corps during WWII. The family relocated to Garden City, Kansas in 1948 and Jim worked in automotive parts departments until his retirement in 1989.
Jim is survived by Lorna, his wife of 67 years of Lawrence. Jim and Lorna have two sons, James “Roger” (Shere), Kenneth L. (Ruth), two daughters Lorna “Lorene” Lewis (Robert), and Peggy Lynn Taylor (Terrence), 8 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Douglas County Senior Center or a charity of your choice and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

7 Condolences

  1. Brian Winslow on February 1, 2012 at 1:59 am

    Dear Lorna and family, i was so sorry to read of Jim’s passing, he was such a great guy, i know he will deeply missed, and you all have wonderful memories of him. Take Care and God Bless You. Call me anytime you need me Lorna. Brian Winslow, Eudora

  2. Jan & Neal Woessner on February 1, 2012 at 5:05 pm

    Lorna, Lorene, Bob: We are with you in our thoughts and prayers. May pleasant memories of “Dad” give you comfort.

  3. Mike & Cindy Heer on February 2, 2012 at 10:06 am

    Lorene and family, Mike & I are so sorry to hear of your Dad leaving this earth. Keep only the good memories and know we love you. Cindy

  4. Diann & John Burright on February 2, 2012 at 3:55 pm

    Ken, Ruth, and all–our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. Please let us know if you need anything.

  5. Sheila (Jones) Shirley on February 2, 2012 at 4:25 pm

    Aunt Lorna, My thoughts and prayers are with you and yours. May God give you peace and comfort. Sheila

  6. Michael L. Beckett Family on February 4, 2012 at 9:14 am

    Roger, Ken and family– Please know that our family requests that God’s Tender Mercies will be with you as you honor the life of your Dad on this earth. And, please know that our love, our thoughts and our prayers are with you.

  7. Darrell & Kay Jones on February 13, 2012 at 3:53 pm

    Just received your note, Lorna & sorry to hear of Jim’s death but will always treasure many memories. You both hold a special place in our hearts.

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