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Sara Jean, daughter of Gene and Elta (Dawson) Riley

Sara was the only child of Gene and Elta (Dawson) Riley. Born in Palco, Stockton County, Kansas, she lived with her parents for two years before her father died in a Christmas house fire. She then went to live with her aunt Verna (Dawson) and Elmer Karns near Ford, Kansas. She was there until time to start to school, and during the school term she lived with her mother, Elta (Dawson) Riley, in Dodge City, Kansas.
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01-Portrait of Sara as infant
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02-Maybe Sara as an infant
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03-Portrait of Sara as young girl
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04-Sara about 1939
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05-Sara with kitten and friend, 1942
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06-Portrait of Sara as a girl
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07-Sara and her 5th-grade class, 1946
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08-Portrait of Sara as a teen
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09-Sara playing for cousin Jean's wedding, 1950
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10-Sara as camper, 1954
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11-Sara in music camp, 1951
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12-Portrait of Sara as young adult
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13-Spreading Elta's ashes on Gene's grave
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14-Sara at work
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15-Sara Riley's last photo, 2002
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16-Sara's five children, 2005
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17-Sara's children and spouses, 2005
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18-Sara's friend Connie, 2005
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19-Display at Sara's funeral, 2005
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20-Pictures in Sara's funeral display, 2005
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21-Poem and photo, funeral, 2005
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22-Flowers and memorabilia. 2005
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