Memorial service for Loris E. Banker, 91, Lawrence will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at First Presbyterian Church. Inurnment will take place in the Church Memorial Gardens at a later date. Mrs. Banker died October 18, 2014 at Brandon Woods at Alvamar. She moved to Lawrence in 1993 from Liberal, KS.
She was born on August 27, 1923 in Hugoton, Kansas the daughter of Oliver L. and Jennie E. (King) Swafford.
Loris was a homemaker. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church.
She married Alfred “Gene” Banker on October 3, 1942 in Plains, Kansas. He preceded her in death on April 22, 2012.
Survivors include daughters, Connie J. Drake, Topeka, KS, Patricia D. Rumbaugh, (Eldon) Junction City, KS; son, Steven E. Banker (Loralee) Snowflake, AZ; daughter-in-law, Sherry Banker (Terry G. Banker deceased in 2004), Lawrence; 6 grandchildren, Jeff Drake (Catherine), Matt Drake (Jane), Kelli Raney (David), Mark Banker (Amanda), Benjamin Parr, Nathan Parr (Andrea) and 10 great grandchildren, Ian, Jack, Grace, Luke, Rowan, Christian, Lane, Caleb, Alexa, Rylan.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Grace Hospice and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.
Online condolences may be sent to www.warrenmcelwain.com.