Services for Stanett Louise Torneden (Hipsher), 79, Overbrook, KS, will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 18th at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence, KS. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence, KS.
Stanett Torneden died Friday, February 14th, 2020, at Olathe Health Hospice. She went to the Lord after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease, surrounded by family and loved ones.
She loved knitting afghan blankets for all her kids, baking with her grandchildren and gardening. She loved large family gatherings with all of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be greatly missed.
Stanett, born to Stanley and Ethel Hipsher of Linwood, KS, was married to the late Carl Torneden on December 28, 1957. Together they had 8 children; Rodney, Wellington; Gregory, Overbrook; Leticia (Tisa) (Pelton), Kingston, OK; Troy, Winchester; Jerry, Ottawa; Sherry (Sajkowski), Shelby Township MI; Darren, Baldwin; and Rebecca (Becky) (Johnson), Lawrence; and 27 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.
Other survivors include 4 sisters; Sandie, Shirley, Sherry, Reta and 2 brothers Ronnie and Roger. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Torneden and her sister Nancy Bryant.
Friends and family may call from noon to 8:00 p.m. Monday, February 17th at the funeral home where the family will receive them from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Family suggests memorials to Morningstar Care, 232 Elm Street, Baldwin KS and Olathe Health Hospice, 15310 Marion Street, Olathe KS, or in care of the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, PO Box 1260, Lawrence KS 66044.
Pallbearers will be Matthew Torneden, Bryce Torneden, Trevor Rasmussen, Jesse Torneden, Tyler Torneden, Brandon Torneden, Caleb Torneden, Casey Torneden, Jacob Torneden and Tanner Torneden.