Myrlen R. James died May 22, 2010 at a local hospital. He was 76.


    Myrlen R. James died May 22, 2010 at a local hospital. He was 76.
    He is survived by his wife, Suzanne; his daughter, Jennifer Poliquin of Gurnee, Illinois; his son, Robert James of Lincoln, Nebraska; his daughter Becky Wahbeh of Chanhassen, Minnesota; his mother, Gladys James of Dodge City; his sister, Bonnie Loughrige of Larned; and six grandchildren.
    He worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone as a manager for 34 years until his retirement in 1987. He later worked for Douglas Cable Co. in Topeka as National Training Manager until his second retirement in 1990.
    Mr. James will be cremated.  His memorial service will be at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 5, at Penwell-Gabel Midtown, 1321 S.W. 10th Street in Topeka. In lieu of flowers, the family requests any donations be made to the Helping Hands Humane Shelter, 2625 N.W. Rochester, Topeka, Kansas 66617.