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La Loge

La Loge, Harold Laverne.  Harold Laverne La Loge, born 22 Aug 1921 in Burrton, died Dec 11, 2005 in Lindsay, Oklahoma. Graveside services for Harold Laverne La Loge, 84, of Lindsay were held Dec. 15, 2005 at Ft. Logan National Cemetery in Denver, Colo. Services were under the direction of Wilson-Little Funeral Home in Purcell. Mr. La Loge died Dec. 11, 2005 at Lindsay Manor in Lindsay. He and his twin brother were born Aug. 22, 1921 in Burrton, Kan., two of six children of Peter La Loge and Susie Bell Hyde. Mr. La Loge served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corp and was honorably discharged after several years of service. He worked as an electrician throughout his life and lived in Colorado for a number of years. He moved to Oklahoma to be close to his family and had been a resident of Lindsay Manor the past several years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Larance.
Survivors include his caring family at Lindsay Manor and several nieces and nephews. (Purcell OK Register December 22, 2005).

Lacy

Lacy, James & Catherine.  J. S. Lacy enlisted in September 1864 as private in Company E, 38th Indiana Volunteer Infantry.  Served about one year, was in engagements at Nashville, was taken sick, sent to the hospital, afterwards sent home out of health.  (Our Old Soldiers, written by A. Perry, G.A.R., published in the Burrton Monitor, Friday February 10, 1882.  Page 2).  James S. Lacy (no birth/death dates on cemetery records), married Catherine Lacy (1839-1901).  They are buried in the Burrton Cemetery, Burrton, Kansas, Block 2 Lot 13 Graves 1 & 4.  Next to them is buried their son, James A. Lacy (1865-1925).

Leonard

Leonard, S.D.  S.D. Leonard enlisted July 18, 1861 as a private in Co. C, Western Engineer corps.  Afterwards in U.S. Veterans Volunteers.  Served four years.  (Our Old Soldiers, written by A. Perry, G.A.R., published in the Burrton Monitor, Friday September 22, 1882.  Page 2).

Lindsey

Lindsey, Charles & Leota.  Charles W. Lindsey enlisted December 13, 1861 as a private in Co. G, 78th Ohio Infantry.  Served three and a half years.  Fought at Fort Donnelson, Corinth, Shiloh, Vicksburg, Atlanta, Savannah, and besides took part in several other skirmishes.  (Our Old Soldiers, written by A. Perry, G.A.R., published in the Burrton Monitor, Friday September 22, 1882.  Page 2).  Charles Lindsey was born in Ganesville, Ohio, in 1845 and died December 8, 1902.  Charles was married to Leota Lindsey, whose birth & death dates were not recorded by the Cemetery.  Both are buried in the Burrton Cemetery, Burrton, Kansas, Block 3 Lot 156, Graves 2 & 3.

Lindsey, Mary Atha.  Next to her parents is buried Mary Atha Lindsey, who died February 25, 1880 at the age of 17 years, 1 month, 9 days.

Long Long, Wellington & Susan.  W. Long enlisted in May, 1861 as private in Co. I 5th Missouri Cavalry, promoted to Sergeant; served sixteen months.  Fought at Lexington, Sibley, Hurricane Prairie, Lone Jack and other battles of minor importance.  (Our Old Soldiers, written by A. Perry, G.A.R., published in the Burrton Monitor, Friday February 10, 1882.  Page 2).  Wellington Long was born November 17, 1831 and died November 23, 1894.  He married Susan Rood (Nov. 21, 1831 - Oct. 24, 1900).  Wellington & Susan are buried in the Burrton Cemetery, Burrton, Kansas, Block 2 Lot 203 Graves 1 & 2.

Long, Wellington F & Rhoda.  Next to his parents is buried Wellington Francis Long (July 27, 1894 - Nov. 2, 1964) and Rhoda Clara Long (July 1, 1897 - Nov. 1, 1987).

Lovitt Lovitt, Charles W. (Obituary).  Charles W. Lovitt, 79, died at Halstead hospital September 28, 1981. He was born October 7, 1901 at McCracken to William C. and Mary L. (Start) Lovitt, married Laura Jones, May 23, 1925. She died October 6, 1964. On October 15, 1966 he married again. A retired auto mechanic, he was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Halstead, Kansas. Survivors include his widow, son, and daughter, one sister, 10 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Burial at the Burrton Cemetery.
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 

 

   

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