July 8, 2021
Adrian George "Buster" Menke, 92, of Lawrence, died Friday, at home. Rosary was Tuesday, and Mass was Wednesday, both at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with Father Corey Harrison officiating. Burial with military rites by Kent Kailey Post 45, and Army National Guard Honor's Team was at St. Stephen's Catholic Cemetery. Merten-Butler Mortuary, Blue Hill, was in charge of arrangements.
Adrian was born May 31, 1929, in Lawrence to Herman and Agnes (Schroer) Menke. He grew up on a farm south of Lawrence, receiving his education in a rural school. He served with the U.S. Army during the Korean...