Friends may call from noon – 8 pm Saturday and 9 am – 8 pm Sunday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home for Edna M. Benschoter Lolley, 83, Lawrence, who passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2020, at Olathe Hospice House. A private family burial will be held later at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Edna was born August 1, 1937, in Shawnee County, Kansas, the daughter of Ray and Eunice Powell Edmonds. She attended Lawrence schools. She worked at Kansas Color Press and later was an in-home health aide. She was a member of the Christian Women’s Club and the Red Hat Society. She enjoyed KU basketball games.
Edna married Donald Benschoter, who preceded her in death in 1980. She married Gerald (Jake) Lolley who also preceded her in death, as did her parents and siblings, Elizabeth Edmonds Duncan, Doris Edmonds Anderson, Marvin Edmonds, Orval Edmonds, and Bill Edmonds.
Survivors include three children, Terry Benschoter (Suzanne), Grantville, Katherine Clark (Terry), McLouth, and Randy Benschoter (Bertha), Olathe; a sister, Lois Edmonds Hamlet (Don), Lecompton; a sister-in-law, Melva Edmonds, Lawrence; and two grandchildren, Brandon and Brianna Benschoter, Olathe.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to North Rock Baptist Temple, or Olathe Hospice House, in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS, 66044.