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“I am very sorry for your loss. Take care... Judy ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Judy Branan Nelson - Estacada, OR

“Hawkinson and Godfrey families, Just found out that Juanita had passed. Our prayers, hearts and thoughts are with you all. In God's grace, his love...Read More »
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“The Bernard and Myrtle Larson family, Dawn, Kevin, Milo, and Jone send our thoughts and prayers to all of you at this time. We remember so many good...Read More »
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“So sorry for your loss Earl and family, I know you was close to your mother. ”
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Juanita Hawkinson, 93, of Marquette, KS, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 10, 2013, at Riverview Estates, Marquette. She was a homemaker.

Juanita was born on September 10, 1919, in Leavenworth, KS, the daughter of Earl N. and Eunice (Potter) Godfrey. She graduated from high school in Easton, KS. On April 16, 1938, she was united in marriage to Arthur E. Hawkinson in Medford, OK. He preceded her in death on June 10, 1984.

She was a member of the Marquette United Methodist Church, Ruth Circle, Q&E Club, and Rebekah Lodge.

Survivors include: sons, Warren Hawkinson and wife, Phyllis, of McPherson, KS and Earl Hawkinson and wife, Connie, of Wichita, KS; daughters, Ardis Claypool of Marquette, KS and Linda Decker and husband, Richard, of Pittsfield, IL; daughter-in-law, Nola Hawkinson of Marquette, KS; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, son, Gerald "Ted" Hawkinson, son-in-law, Richard Claypool, and granddaughter, Terri Ann Claypool.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, January 12, 2013, at the Marquette United Methodist Church with Rev. Tim Bever officiating. A private inurnment will be held at a later date at the Elmwood Cemetery, Lindsborg.

Memorial donations may be given to the Marquette United Methodist Church or Riverview Estates in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.