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Tuesday, January 9, 2007

Julia Rose Finch, 82, of Fort Scott, passed away Monday, January 8, 2007 at her home. She was born May 22, 1924 in Garland, Kansas, the daughter of Forrest Dwight & Marcella Julia (Schulze) Greenfield. She married Spencer Martin Finch July 31, 1944 in Fort Ord, California. He preceded her in death January 13, 2000. Julia was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Fort Scott. She was a Past Matron Harmony Chapter #13 O.E.S. of Columbus, Nebraska, a member of the Topaz Chapter #325 O.E.S. of Garland, Kansas which is now merged with the Ideal Chapter #369 O.E.S. of Hiattville, Kansas. She was also a past member of Rebekah Lodge Vashti #108, a member of the Ladies VFW Auxiliary #3704, Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary of Columbus, Nebraska, and was Past President Platte County Republican Women's Club of Columbus, Nebraska. She is survived by eight children; Evelyn Hake of Knoxville, Iowa, Patricia Malean of Spring Valley, Wisconsin, David Finch of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Lisa Jane Larson of Spring Valley Wisconsin, Cynthia Fretwell of Fort Scott, Kansas, Kris Ann Finch of Columbus, Nebraska, Teresa Bowen of Mount Carmel, Tennessee, and Ned Finch of Cincinnati, Ohio, twenty-two grandchildren, and sixteen great-grandchildren, and one more on the way. In addition to her husband, Spencer, Julia was preceded in death by her parents, a son; Michael Finch, a grandson; Spencer Martin Finch II, and a brother; Robert Greenfield. The Rev. Paul Babcock will conduct funeral services for Julia 10:00 am Friday, January 12, 2007 at the First United Methodist Church in Fort Scott. Burial will be at the Clarksburg Cemetery, near Garland, Kansas. Visitation will be Thursday evening January 11, 2007 from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, with an Order of the Eastern Star Service during visitation. Memorials may be made to either the Ladies VFW Auxiliary or the Hospice Care of Kansas and left in the care of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15 W. Wall Street, P.O. Box 309, Fort Scott, Kansas, 66701.