Gwendolyn Drennon


ULYSSES — Gwendolyn May "Peggy" Drennon, 94, of Ulysses, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at The Legacy at Park View in Ulysses.

ULYSSES — Gwendolyn May "Peggy" Drennon, 94, of Ulysses, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at The Legacy at Park View in Ulysses.

She was born May 16, 1919, in Trousdale, to Glenn and May Carter Jarvis. She graduated from Grant County Rural High School in 1936.

On March 25, 1937, she married Keith S. Schwein in Ulysses. They farmed, growing wheat and milo, and had livestock. He died in 1975.

On July 21, 1979, she married Luther Drennon and they moved to Ulysses. He died in 1996. She also was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Joe; and two sons, Galen Kent Schwein and David Keith Schwein.

Mrs. Drennon had been a resident of Western Prairie Care Home and The Legacy at Park View for the past six years.

Survivors include a son, Gene Schwein of Ulysses; a daughter, Robinette Graber of Ulysses; six grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday at St. John's Episcopal Church in Ulysses. Burial will follow at Ulysses Cemetery.

Visitation hours are 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Garnand Funeral Home in Ulysses. Memorials are suggested to St. John's Episcopal Church or the Historic Adobe Museum, both in care of the funeral home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, KS 67880.

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