Thomas Lannan - different branch of the Lannans??
i i j j Body Is Found in Doorway of Barn by M. O'Keefe, His Employer, Several Hours After Storm. ONE-FIFTH ONE-FIFTH ONE-FIFTH INCH SNOW AT GOODLAND Hundreds Made Homeless at Wichita, Where More Than Four Inches of Rain Fell in Few Hours. Ligthning took Its toll of human life Saturday afternoon some time between between .3 o'clock and 7 o'clock on the M. O'Keefe farm, six miles southwest of Topeka. when Thomas Lannan, 38, a carpenter, who was standing in the door of a barn, was struck to the ground and instantly killed. Mr. and Mrs. O'Keefe found the body, on returning to the farm at about 7 o'clock. Mr. Lannan was wearing wearing a hunting coat, in one pocket of which was a hammer and it was at Yirst thought he had slipped ana struck his head on the hammer. Dr. II. L. Clark, coroner, made a brief inspection inspection of the body Saturday night and a discoloration at the back of the head seemed to indicate that this was the case. Bark and Legs Badly Bnrned. After a thoro examination of the body had been made it was found that the whole of the back of the victim and his legs were badly burned. Sunday Sunday morning Doctor Clark, accompanied accompanied by Tinkham Veale, county attorney, attorney, and Robert Miler, sheriff, visited visited the barn and found the spot where the lightning had struck. Mr. Lannan had been employed at the farm only a few days. He had lived with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Lannan, 102" Buchanan street, prior to that time. Funeral Services Tuesday. He Is survived by the parents, two sisters, Mary and Jean Lannan, Topeka, Topeka, and three brothers. Paul J. Lannan Lannan and Bart C. Lannan, of Topeka, and- and- Edward Lannan, Quincy, 111. Funeral services will be held Tuesday Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock at the I church of the Holy Name. Burial in l the Mount Calvary cemetery. The i family has requested that no flowers i be sent. LIGHTNING KILLS : JUS LlIN, 38, A CARPENTER