The Johnson County Museum, located at 6305 Lackman, is transitioning from a local history museum interpreting Johnson County’s suburban development and history to the nation’s only museum dedicated to studying, researching and presenting the dynamics which have led to suburbanization in the United States. Continue reading JoCo Museum in Transition, Says Friends Prez, Larry Meeker
By Barb Prater
Kia Ora – Greetings from New Zealand. For the seventh year in a row my husband and I have made the transcontinental flight from the US to Auckland, NZ, for a winter vacation. Continue reading Garden Club Column From New Zealand
During a recent road trip, I discovered there are some Walleyes living in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, who are related to our founding Quivirans, Great Great Grampa and Louise Fry Walleye. Continue reading Amy Hinerman’s Humor Column – March
Susan Keim and Tom Rohrer announce the engagement of their daughter, Elyse Marie Rohrer, to David Anthony Budiash. Continue reading Engagment – Elyse Rohrer and David Budiash
Brent Chapman of Lake Quivira finished 5th in the Bass Masters Classic Tournament, held this year at Lay Lake in Alabama in February.
The Classic is considered the premiere eve3nt in the world of Professional Bass Fishing.
Elizabeth Margaret-Mary Gallup (or “E-M- Squared-G” as she sometimes wrote) was born on October 9, 1956, in Ft. Leavenworth, KS. At that moment, she was the youngest child of Colonel Samuel Charles Gallup and Juanita Gallup, and the only girl in their brood of four. Continue reading Obituary for Elizabeth M. ‘Beth’ Gallup 10/9/56-2/6/10
Trulie L. Lyddon, 89, of Lakeview Village in Lenexa, formerly of Lake Quivira, passed away February 12. Trulie was born in Kansas City, Missouri. Private family services. (Arrangements: Cremation Society of Kansas & Missouri, 8837 Roe, Prairie Village, KS 66207; 913-383-9888.)
ANNA LUCILLE STAVER
February 9, 1925 – February 15, 2009
Anna Lucille “Lu” Staver was one of nine children born to William and Amelia Staver. The Stavers moved to Lake Quivira in 1946. After her parents passed away in the 1970’s, Lu lived in the home on Apache Trail West until 2004. Continue reading Obituary for Anna Lucille ‘Lu’ Staver
By Jim and Joan Davies
A long time ago someone told us it was really nice coming home to the Lake after work during a snow storm, because they knew no matter how bad the roads were on the way home, they would be cleared and safe after coming through the gates.
After driving back home from Colorado Springs several days after Christmas, we learned the truth of this statement. The entire seven days we were in the metropolis that is today’s Colorado Springs, we drove on very few streets which had been cleared of the recent snows. When we arrived home to Lake Quivira, we immediately saw high snow berms from the frequent plowings haven taken place while we were gone. Amazingly, all of our hometown streets were clear from the City Limit sign on Holliday Drive to our very own driveway. Continue reading Snow Removal Crew Performs ‘Above-and-Beyond’ During Holiday Storms
William W. Baker of Lenexa, formerly of Lake Quivira, a former editor and president of The Kansas City Star Co., died at 88 years old. Continue reading Obituary – William W. Baker