Iris Troxel

Obituaries

October 3, 2018 - 11:28 AM

Iris Ladeane Troxel, 82, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018 at Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, Mo., after a year-long illness.
Iris was born on April 17, 1936, in Missouri to Harry and Monta (Stanley) Stewart. She was raised and attended school in Elsmore.
She and Donald Lee “Pat” Troxel were married in Moran, on Dec. 22, 1952. They had four daughters. They were married almost 48 years until his death on Nov. 14, 2000.
Iris was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two sisters, Leah Mildred “Sis” Beltz, and Rosemary Wood. Six brothers, Jerry Lee Stewart, Johnny Stewart, Stanley “Bud” Stewart, Joseph Stewart, Howard Stewart and Earl Stewart. She was also preceded in death by her faithful and loving dog, Margo.
Survivors include two sisters Diane Tennison of Crystal River, Fla., and Judy Dobbs of Fritch, Texas; four daughters Cheri (Tim) Michael of Iola, Rhonda (C.L.) Fulton of Iola, Leah (Richard) Fulton of Colony, Anna Comer of Parsons and former son-in-law Ed Toler of Walnut; seven grandchildren, Misty (Bill) Hobbs of Iola, Kristi (Luke) Griffin of Jacksonville Ala., Aric (Kayleigh) Toler of Kansas City Mo., Ryan Toler of St. Paul, Aaron Fulton of Iola, Ethan Fulton of Iola and Joshua Fulton of Colony; nine great-grandchildren, Iris (Logan) Petty, Luke Jr, Katy and Faith Griffin, Alexis, Allyson and Annika Hobbs, Esmeigh Toler and Adelynn Fulton.
Iris enjoyed spending time with her family, working in her yard and caring for any orphaned or injured animal that made its way to her door.
According to her wishes, no service will be held. To honor her memory, the family suggests generous donations be made in her name to Deer Creek Animal Hospital 12235 210th Rd. Chanute, KS 67357. They shared her love of animals and helped her care for the many unloved, abandoned, abused and neglected animals that found solace in the sanctuary of her loving home.

 

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