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Lee Etta Elmore 1943 - 2022
Lee Etta Elmore                1943 - 2022
Lee Etta Elmore 1943 - 2022

LARNED – Lee Etta Elmore, 78, passed away May 17, 2022 in Muskogee, Oklahoma.

She was born September 26, 1943 in Lyons, the daughter of Denzel and Marion Stroud Frantz.

A Larned resident for 32 years, she was a Mental Health Technician at Larned State Hospital. She was of the Christian faith. She enjoyed doing needlework: sewing, quilting and cross stich, and especially loved making quilts for her grandbabies.  She also loved bowling and gardening. 

On December 31, 1991 she married Daniel Elmore at Larned; he survives.

Other survivors include: 8 children, Marissa (Bobby) Janzen, Kechi, KS, Joseph Trimble, Rozel, Christopher Trimble, Muskogee, OK, Georgia (Wayne) Furrh, Muskogee, Leslie (Troy) Davis, Kinsley, Chris (Shannon) Elmore, Hoisington, Shaun (Megan) Elmore, Hoisington, Sahra (Tony) Valencia, Buckeye, AZ; brother, William “Bill” Frantz, Lawrence; sister, Denise Gustafson, Copperas Cove, TX; twenty-seven grandchildren thirty-six great grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Cremation has taken place and a celebration of life will be announced at a later date.

Memorials may be given to Pawnee County Humane Society in care of Beckwith Mortuary, PO Box 477, Larned, Kansas 67550. Personal condolences may be left at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Beckwith Mortuary

PO Box 477

Larned, KS 67550

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, May 20, 2022