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Cynthia Simon

August 25, 1912 — September 14, 2007

WASHINGTON - Cynthia Kathleen "Kay" Simon, 95, of Washington, Kansas, passed away Friday, September 14, 2007, at Medicalodge in Leavenworth, Kansas. Kay was born August 25, 1912, on a farm in Daviess County, Missouri, the daughter of James Elby and Cynthia Ann (Slaughter) Meadows. On June 15, 1935, she married Wayne Walter Simon at the United Methodist Church in Washington. He preceded her in death on November 2, 1982. Kay was a member of the United Methodist Church in Washington for over seventy years where she was a Sunday School superintendant and teacher, played the church organ for thirty-five years, and a member of the United Methodist Women. She was also a member of Wimodausis and Royal Neighbors of America. She worked for Stigge Clothing in Washington from 1956 until the store closed. She was preceded in death by her husband Wayne Walter; her parents; one brother, Truman Menyard Meadows; seven sisters, Virginia Edith Stamper, Mary Brook Landes, Ermina Myrrl Cairy, Anna Delight Meadows, Marjorie Rosalie Meadows, James Josephine Johnson and Agnes Elizabeth Meadows; and son-in-law, Leo A. Braconnier. Survivors include three daughters, Fredericka A. Braconnier of Leavenworth, KS, Karen M. Pugh and her husband L. Robert of Arvada, CO, and Annette I. Mustard and her husband John C. of Lansing, KS; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2007, at Ward Funeral Home in Washington, Kansas. Visitation will be Wednesday, from 10:00 a.m. until service time. Burial will be in the Washington City Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established and will benefit the United Methodist Church in Washington. Contributions may be sent in care of Ward Funeral Home, Washington, KS. To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Cynthia Simon, please visit our flower store.


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