Eugene Westerhouse
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Funeral services for Eugene A. "Westie" Westerhouse, 92, Eudora, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 15, 2020 at Eudora United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at the Eudora Cemetery. Eugene passed away Sunday, February 9, 2020 at Medicalodges Eudora.

Eugene was born on August 15, 1927 in Eudora, KS, the son of Amos W. and Leoti G. (Milburn) Westerhouse.

He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Eudora and the Trailride Parish. He was also a member of the Kansas Rural Letter Carriers Association, Douglas County Letter Carriers Association, Douglas County Farm & Home Administration, and the Douglas County Fair Board. He was on the Eudora Township Committee, and was a Farm Bureau Charter Member.

He was a farmer and a rural mail carrier for the U.S. Post Office until he retired in 1993.

He married Dorothy L. Willard on August 22, 1948 in Eudora. She survives of the home. (of 71 years)

Other survivors include his sons, Michael Westerhouse, Bill Westerhouse, both of Eudora; daughter, Peggy Claggett, Eudora; six grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; sister, Arlene Lawson, of Eudora. He was preceded in death by his sister, Maxine Gerstenberger.

The family will greet friends from 9 – 10:30 a.m. prior to the service on Saturday, February 15th at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Eudora United Methodist Church and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.

For more information or to post a condolence go to warrenmcelwain.com.


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Published in Lawrence Journal-World on Feb. 12, 2020.
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February 16, 2020
Peggy and Mike,
I'm sorry I didn't realize your father had passed until this morning. I always remember Westie had a smile on his face and he was willing to help anyone.

I remember how Westie and some of his friends came to make some repairs for Joy Clouse after he husband had passed. He made a difference in a lot of people's lives.

Our thoughts and prayers are with your families.
Sue Pimpl
February 16, 2020
Mike, Bill, and Peggy,
I'm so sorry to learn of Westie's passing. May God bless you all and give you comfort during this time.
Mike Gammill
February 13, 2020
So sorry to hear about the loss of Eugene. I feel like I've known him my whole life and he will be missed
Mark Nicolay
February 12, 2020
So sorry for your loss please accept my deepest condolences.
Steven L. George
February 12, 2020
I just heard of Westie passing, and I am deeply saddened by your loss. Please know that I am here for you if you'd like to talk.
David and Susan Doud
February 12, 2020
To Ethel's family. I cannot tell you how sorry I am that Ethel passed. She was a wonderful person and friend.
Leroy Komma
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