LARNED – Lucille K. Fox, 96, died March 24, at the Edwards County Hospital, Kinsley. Born March 18, 1917 at Ellinwood she was the daughter of Henry and Gertrude (Blasiar) Hermes.
A lifetime area resident, Fox moved to Larned with her family while in grade school. She was a homemaker. She graduated from Larned High School in 1935. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Sacred Heart Altar Society, and was an Honorary Member of the Pawnee Valley Community Hospital Auxiliary, all of Larned. On October 6, 1941 she married Robert C. Fox at Larned. He died March 16, 1997.
Survivors include; a daughter, Janet Skelton and husband Larry, Larned, and five grandchildren; Julie Martel and husband Mike, Jason Skelton and wife Renae, both of Larned, Jill Lawson and husband Virgil, Sylvan Grove, Jared Skelton and wife Tisha, Larned, and Jan Alford and husband Robert, Ganado, Texas. She is also survived by two sister-in-laws; Donna Hermes, Rose Hill, and Idell Hermes, Enid, Okla., seven nieces and nephews and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Marvel, Clifford, Norman and Robert Hermes.
Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Warren Stecklein officiating. Vigil Service will be 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Beckwith Mortuary Chapel. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Mortuary. Burial will be in the Larned Cemetery.
Funeral Arrangements provided by
Beckwith Mortuary, Inc.
P.O. Box 477
Larned, KS 67550
Great Bend (Kans.) Tribune, March 26, 2013