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James Jerome RYAN

Sunnyside Cemetery
Montgomery County,

January 13, 1912 - October 31, 2007

Idaho Statesman
Published November 2, 2007
Coffeyville resident James Jerome Ryan entered into eternal rest on Wednesday evening, October 31, 2007 at his residence in Coffeyville. He was 95. James was born January 13, 1912 in Caney to Walter and Bertha Bell Ryan. He grew up & attended schools in Wayside, Havana and Independence High School. He served in the United States Army from 1941 until receiving his Honorable Discharge in 1945. On March 14, 1942 he married Mary Elizabeth Pocock in Coffeyville. The couple made their home in Caney until James accepted a position in the Boise - Meridian Idaho area. The family moved to Ada County Idaho where he farmed and worked for Ada County Weed Control for 21 years. He retired in 1974. The family returned to Coffeyville in 1990. Ryan enjoyed woodworking, making furniture and especially loved making clocks. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church and the Keystone Sunday School Class. James is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Elizabeth Ryan of the home, a granddaughter, Michelle Sanchez; a great-granddaughter, Marsella Sanchez all of Ketchikan, Alaska; a niece, Mary Catherine and husband Don Bookter of Coffeyville and many other nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, a sister, son, Kenneth Ryan and grandson, Toby Jerome Ryan. Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Coffeyville or to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice.

January 12, 1913 - July 23, 2011

David W. Barnes Funeral Home

Elizabeth P Ryan, 98, of Coffeyville, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2011 at Windsor Place in Coffeyville. She was born January 12, 1913 in Caney, Kansas to Frank and Lily Gray Pocock. Elizabeth grew up and attended school in Caney graduating from Caney High School. Following high school she attended and graduated from Pittsburg State University, and did post-graduate work at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho. She taught at Lincoln School in Caney, Kansas from 1939 to 1946. On March 14, 1942 she married Jim Ryan in Coffeyville, Kansas. Shortly after her husband returned from military service, they moved to Boise, Idaho. Mrs Ryan taught school in Boise for many years retiring in 1978. After returning to Coffeyville in 1990 her name was placed in the Boise Hall of Fame for her teaching and community service.
Mrs Ryan was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Coffeyville.Local survivors include niece, Mary Bookter and husband Don of Coffeyville. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Jim Ryan in 2007, 1 son, 1 grandson, and 2 brothers.

The family suggests memorials to the First United Methodist Church or Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice; contributions may be left with the funeral home or mailed c/o David W Barnes Funeral Home in Coffeyville.

Contributed on 10/18/13 by willjag
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Submitted: 10/18/13 • Approved: 11/10/18 • Last Updated: 11/13/18 • R11372-G11372-S3

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