No services are planned for Jack Robert Maison Jr., 97, Lawrence. Cremation is planned.
Mr. Maison died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
He was born Jan. 27, 1913, in Buffalo, N.Y., the son of Jack Robert Maison Sr., and was raised by he and Alga Bolt. He graduated from high school in Buffalo.
Mr. Maison was employed by E.I. DuPont as a chemist for more than 45 years, first in Buffalo, and was later instrumental in the development of the DuPont plant in Tecumseh, Kan., from which he retired. He was an avid gardener.
He married Arleen W. Rachow. She preceded him in death in July, 1999.
Survivors include a son, Jack R. Maison, Ventura, Calif., a daughter, Susan Romero and husband Rick, Lawrence; five grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the Douglas County Visiting Nurses, Rehab, & Hospice Care, in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory, 601 Ind., Lawrence, KS, 66044.