OBITUARY: George Stewart

George Stewart

George Stewart, 91, of Lawrence, passed away on Oct. 28, 2021.

George was the son of George and Dorothy Stewart, Ottawa, KS. He attended Latimer Rural School in Franklin County, KS, Ottawa High School and Ottawa University. He retired from Kansas University Endowment Association, after more than 30 years. He considered his coworkers to be family, as well as friends, cherishing those relationships.

He was a member of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), singing in his beloved Chancel Choir and serving on the Leadership Board. He also held offices as Trustee and Treasurer, along with being a member of various committees in the church.  He was proudly a life-long member and past president of the Lawrence Breakfast Optimist Club.

Preceding him in death were his wife of 59 years, Donna Cartmill Stewart; two sisters, Mary Lou Jones and Patricia Bones and one brother, Richard Stewart.

Survivors include his two sons, Randy Stewart (Jadene), Scott Stewart; three daughters, Pamela Larson (Bob), Susan Carlisle (Tim), Kristen Reber (Steve); 12 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; his brother, Jack Stewart; and his wife of 11 years, Jo Stone Stewart.

The public may pay their respects from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7, at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. A private burial service is planned.

Memorial contributions may be made, in George’s name, to The University of Kansas Endowment Association or First Christian Church, Lawrence, KS and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.

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