Byrna G. Elliott
Byrna G. Elliott, 87, passed away Saturday, February 11th, in Salina. She was born November 25, 1929 in Alexandria, Nebraska, the daughter of Byron and Alma (Swartz) Liesenfeld. Growing up in Alexandria, Byrna attended local schools. On June 15, 1946, she was married to Winston "Wink" Elliott in Washington, Kansas. Most all of their married life was spent in Abilene. They owned and operated Granny's Play House Antiques together. Wink preceded her in death November 4, 2004. Byrna enjoyed auctions and of course antiques. She was also preceded in death by: parents; sister, Betty Schmidt and brother, Gary Liesenfeld.
Byrna is survived by: daughter, Susan (Bill) Roland; three sons, Lonnie (Pat) Elliott, Tim (Debbie) Elliott and Jeff (Ricki) Elliott all of Abilene; sister, Brenda Williams of Lincoln, Nebraska; 12 grandchildren, Jamie Hodges, David (Angela) Elliott, Jessie Elliott, Joshua (Kyra) Elliott, Becky (Ken) Coet, Matthew (Jenny) Elliott, Shawn Baer, Justin Baer, Julie (Ryan) Ayers, Roxanne Elliott, Suzanne (Jared) Lister and Winston Elliott; twenty great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Wednesday, February 15th at the Danner Funeral Home with Pastor Roland Slater officiating. Interment will follow in the Union Cemetery. The family will receive friends 5:30 - 6:30 PM Tuesday, February 14th, at the Danner Funeral Home. The family suggests memorial contributions in her name be given to St. Jude's Children's Hospitals. They may be left at or sent in care of the Danner Funeral Home POB 758 Abilene, Kansas 67410.