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Helen I. Marchand 1908-2000
Helen I. Marchand, 91, died today at Integrated Health Services in Great
Bend. Survivors and funeral arrangements will be announced by
Bryant-Christians Funeral Home in Great Bend.

Paul Clinton Radke 1926-2000
CLAFLIN - Paul Clinton Radke, 73, died March 3 at his home. He was born
Oct. 19, 1926, at Hoisington, the son of Paul B. and Clara E. Brack Radke.
He was a graduate of Hoisington High School in Hoisington and Emporia State
Teachers College in Emporia. A resident of Claflin since 1986, coming from
Indianola, Neb., he was a retired roustabout and pumper for Amoco
Production Company.
Radke was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church of Hoisington. He was a
U.S. Army veteran, having served during World War II.
Survivors include three brothers, Norma Radke of Lindsborg, Allan Radke of
Pinedale, Wyo., and Bill E. Radke of Hoisington. He was preceded in death
by one brother, John Radke.
Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home in
Hoisington with the Rev. Garry Dassow officiating. Burial will be at
Hoisington Cemetery in Hoisington. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday and 9 am. until service time Saturday at the funeral home. The
casket will remain closed. Memorials are suggested to the church, in care
of the funeral home.

Minnie Olive Cole Hoch Stetler 1907-2000
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Minnie Olive Cole Hoch Stetler, 92, died Feb. 18 at Las
Palomas Nursing Center in Albuquerque. She was born Nov. 27, 1907, at Scott
City, the daughter of James Elrick and Louise Slaughter Cole. She was a
graduate of Great Bend High School. A resident of Albuquerque, coming from
Great Bend and Hutchinson, she worked for 30 years as a bill of lading
clerk for Santa Fe Railroad, before retiring.
Survivors include two sons, Edward Stetler of Lakeland, Fla., and Phillip
Dale Hoch of Topeka; one daughter, JoAnn Schulz of Albuquerque; one
brother, James Delbert Cole of Tacoma, Wash.; one sister, Eva Patterson of
Great Bend; 16 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. She was preceded
in death by one son, William E. Hoch.
Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Fairlawn Burial Park.
There will be no visitation. Friends may sign the book from 9 a.m. to 9
p.m. Thursday and Friday at Elliott Mortuary in Hutchinson. Memorials are
suggested to American Cancer Society, in care of the funeral home.

Claude E. Littrell 1907-2000
CEDAR VALE - Claude E. Littrell, 92, died March 13 at Cedar Vale Regional
Hospital in Cedar Vale. He was born Nov. 16, 1907, at Green Forest, Ark.,
the son of George Washington and Nancy Lawrence Littrell. He married
Isabella Wood Nov. 29, 1932, at Winfield. She died Dec. 18, 1990. A
resident of Cedar Vale, he had been a propane delivery truck driver for
Cedar Vale Co-op Exchange until retiring in 1972. After retiring he did
carpentry and handyman work in the Cedar Vale area.
Littrell was a member of Cedar Vale First Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Dean Littrell of Chautauqua and Raymond
Littrell of Cedar Vale; two daughters, Louise Goode of Sedan and Marguerite
Kingsbury of Great Bend; nine grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. He
was preceded in death by 12 brothers and sisters.
Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church. Burial will be at Cedar
Vale Cemetery in Cedar Vale. Friends may call from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday
at Wheeler Funeral Home in Cedar Vale. Memorials are suggested to the
church, in care of the funeral home.

Lola Mae Button 1929-2000
LA CROSSE - Lola Mae Button, 70, died March 13 at Mercy Hospital in
Oklahoma City, Okla. She was born Dec. 30, 1929, at Nekoma, the daughter of
Leroy and Leona Erdsick Seaman. She married Kenneth R. Button Jan. 22,
1949, at Nekoma. A lifetime resident of Rush County, she was a homemaker
and had been a schoolteacher for two years.
Mrs. Button was a member of United Methodist Church, Town & Country Ladies
Club and Walnut Valley Senior Center, all of La Crosse, and Order of
Eastern Star Starlight Chamber 84 of Ness City and was a volunteer for many
organizations, including Friendship Meals, Second Chance and Barbed Wire
Museum.
Survivors include one son, Gary Button of Rush Center; one daughter, Kenna
Slattery of Yukon, Okla.; two brothers, Clifton Seaman of Fremont, Neb.,
and James Seaman of Omaha, Neb.; four sisters, Phyllis Showalter of
Alexander, Yvonne Romine of Tillamook, Ore., Carol McClure of Wesley
Chapel, Fla., and Sharon George of Wichita; and four grandhchildren.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the church with the Rev. Marilyn
Christmore officiating. Burial will follow at La Crosse City Cemetery.
Friends may call until 9 tonight at Janousek Funeral Home in La Crosse and
from noon to service time Thursday at the church in La Crosse. Memorials
are suggested to Walnut Valley Senior Center or the church, in care of the
funeral home.

Walter F. 'Walt' Abel 1924-2000
OTIS - Walter F. "Walt" Abel, 75, died March 13 at Central Kansas Medical
Center, St. Rose Campus in Great Bend. He was born April 6, 1924, at
Hominy, Okla., the son of Homer Ellis and Dena Mae Lee Able. He married
Betty Kerbs June 29, 1947, at Hutchinson. A resident of Otis since 1980,
coming from Liberal, he was owner and operator of Abel Dirt Construction in
Liberal.
Able was a member of Otis United Methodist Church of Otis and Elks Lodge
and Masonic Lodge, both of Liberal.
Survivors include his wife of the home; one daughter, Ronda Priem of
Hutchinson; and one grandson.
Graveside service will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Otis Methodist Cemetery
with the Rev. Marilyn Christmore officiating. Memorials are suggested to
the church, in care of Great Bend Family Mortuary and Crematory.

Junia Faye Dent 1929-2000
LARNED  - Junia Faye Dent, 70, died March 11 at her home. She was born Aug.
6, 1929, at Waldron, the daughter of Elmer Henry and Metta Lucille Folk
Arb. She married Roland O. Dent Aug. 9, 1958, at Harper. A resident of
Pawnee County since 1970, coming from Harper, she was a homemaker.
Mrs. Dent was a member of Presbyterian Church of Larned.
Survivors include her husband of the home; two sons, Dr. Stephen Dent and
Danny Cormack, both of Larned; one daughter, Pamela Wyman of Larned; two
sisters, Virginia Brown of Harper and Carolyn Carpenter of Nekoma; six
grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by
one sister, Lois Cooper.
Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the church with the Rev.
James Hawthorne officiating. Burial will be at Larned Cemetery in Larned.
Friends may call until 8 tonight and 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Beckwith
Mortuary Chapel in Larned. Memorials are suggested to the church or Golden
Belt Hospice, both in care of the funeral home.

Victor Doubrava 1912-2000
WILSON  - Victor Doubrava, 87, died March 11 at Wilson Nursing Center in
Wilson. He was born Dec. 28, 1912, at Holyrood, the son of Tobias and Anna
Sebesta Doubrava. He married Loretta Hirt Sept. 14, 1940, at Russell. A
resident of Wilson, he was a farmer, stockman and businessman.
Doubrava was a member of St. Joseph's Church in Dorrance.
Survivors include his wife of the home; and one sister, Vivian Corrigan of
Wichita.
Vigil service will be at 7:30 tonight at Foster Mortuary in Wilson. Funeral
will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church with the Rev. Jerome Morgan
officiating. Burial will be at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Dorrance. Friends
may call until 8 tonight at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to
the church cemetery fund or donor's choice, all in care of the funeral home.

Elizabeth Jane Green
BISON - Elizabeth Jane Green, 91, died March 9 at Rush County Memorial
Hospital Long Term Care in La Crosse. She was born Dec. 20, 1908, at
Chanute, the daughter of John Augustus and Harriet Ann McClain Christy. She
married Claude A. Green Oct. 20, 1928, at Bristow, Okla. He died Oct. 18,
1966. A resident of La Crosse since 1990, coming from Bison, she was a
homemaker.
Mrs. Green was a member of the Christian Church.
Survivors include one son, James Claude Green of Sequim, Wash.; one
daughter, Harriet A. Seuser of Bison; one brother, John Christy of Grand
Junction, Colo.; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Great Bend Cemetery in Great
Bend with the Rev. Marilyn Crisswell officiating. Friends may call from 1-9
p.m. Sunday and from 9 a.m. to noon Monday at Bryant-Christians Funeral
Home in Great Bend. Memorials are suggested to Bison Public Library, in
care of the funeral home.

Christina M. Schwartz McReynolds
WICHITA - Christina M. Schwartz McReynolds, 90, died March 9 at Heritage
Village in Rose Hill. She was born Aug. 4, 1909, at Hoisington, the
daughter of Anton and Margaret Quint Kuhn. She married John J. Schwartz
Nov. 26, 1929, at Hoisington. He died March 28, 1959. She married John
McReynolds in June 1963. He died in January 1964. A resident of Wichita
since 1992, coming from Hoisington, she was a homemaker.
Mrs. McReynolds was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in
Hoisington.
Survivors include three sons, Donald Schwartz of Snohomish, Wash., Tom
Schwartz of Wichita, and John Schwartz of McPherson; two daughters, Betty
Szmyd of Fort Collins, Colo., and Theresa Murray of Hoisington; 20
grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Frank Kuhn, Martin Kuhn and
Tom Kuhn; and three sisters, Mary Brickman, Tilly Springer and Frances
Percival.
Rosary will be at 7 p.m. Monday at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home in
Hoisington. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with
the Rev. Pascal Klein officiating. Burial will be at St. John Church
Cemetery in Hoisington. Friends may call from 1-8 p.m. today and from 9
a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Donald R. Herrman
HAYS - Donald R. Herrman, 51, died March 11 at Hays Medical Center. He was
born March 26, 1948, at Hays, the son of Reinhold A. and Josephine Kuhn
Herrman. He was a 1966 graduate of St. Joseph Military Academy. A resident
of Hays, he worked for the city of Hays and was a truck driver.
Survivors include one son, Dale Herrman of Gillette, Wyo.; two daughters,
Ava Marie Deline of Dallas, Texas, and Pam Herrman of Oceanside, Calif.;
five brothers, Cyrill Herrman of Salina, Les Herrman and Roy Herrman, both
of Hays, Orval Herrman of Aurora, Colo., Leon Herrman of Colorado Springs,
Colo., and Reinhold Herrman Jr. of Great Bend; four sisters, Edna Rohr of
Derby, Carol Danielson of Santee, Calif., Doris Winslow of Hays and Linda
Mayberry of Great Bend; and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death
by one brother, Elmer Herrman.
A family rosary will be at 1:45 p.m. Monday at Immaculate Heart of Mary
Catholic Church in Hays. A memorial service will follow at 2 p.m. with the
Rev. Don Zimmerman officiating. Burial will be at Our Lady, Help of
Christians Cemetery at Antonino. Memorials are donor's choice, in care of
Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Hays.

Teresa A. Johnson
VICTORIA - Teresa A. Johnson, 64, died March 9 at her home in Victoria. She
was born Jan. 8, 1936, at McPherson, the daughter of Lawrence and Maurine
Pecore Hochanadel. She married Arlon M. Johnson April 20, 1954, at
Hoisington. He preceded her in death. She was a graduate of Hoisington High
School in Hoisington and Labette Community College in Parsons. She worked
at Asbury Hospital in Salina and La Crosse Furniture Factory in La Crosse
before retiring in 1992. A resident of Victoria since September 1999,
coming from La Crosse, Parsons, Salina and New Baden, Ill., she was a
respiratory therapist.
Mrs. Johnson was a member of St. Fidelis Catholic Church in Victoria.
Survivors include six sons, Dennis Johnson of Barberton, Ohio, Timothy
Johnson of New Baden, Ill., Gregory Johnson of Topeka, David Johnson of
Parsons, Philip Johnson of Shelton, Neb., and Lawrence Johnson of
Pittsburg; four daughters, Brenda Duran of El Reno, Okla., Cheryl Solles of
Tribune, Deborah Kuhn of Victoria and Barbara Phillips of Pittsburg; five
brothers, David Hochanadel of New Braunfels, Texas, Max Hochanadel of
Woodinville, Wash., Donald Hochanadel of Overland Park, Mark Hochanadel of
Omaha Neb., and Gery Hochanadel of Coral Springs, Fla.; five sisters, Rita
Slous of Springfield, Mo., Rosalie Robl of Sterling, Va., Judy Flax of
Hays, Mary Smith of Larned and Diane Schwartz of Grand Island, Neb.; 20
grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by
one brother, Anthony Hochanadel; two grandsons; and one great-grandson.
A vigil service will be at 7:30 tonight at Cline's Mortuary in Victoria.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Fidelis Catholic Church in
Victoria with the Rev. Frank X. Grinko officiating. Burial will be at La
Crosse City Cemetery in La Crosse. Friends may call from 1-9 p.m. today and
from 8:30-9:45 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Memorials are suggested to the
American Diabetes Association or Masses, in care of the funeral home.

Leonard Schwerdtfeger
BUSHTON - Leonard Schwerdtfeger, 74, died March 10 at his home in Bushton.
He was born March 21, 1925, in Rice County, the son of Carl and Edith
Blaylock Schwerdtfeger. He married Oteka Murray Oct. 15, 1949, at Bushton.
A lifetime resident of Bushton, he was a self-employed electrician who also
served as the city marshal of Bushton and worked as a high school
custodian.
Schwerdtfeger was a member of First United Methodist Church and Veterans of
Foreign Wars, both of Bushton. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife of the home; three sons, Lennie Schwerdtfeger of
Roseville, Mich., Alan Schwerdtfeger of McPherson and Glenn Schwerdtfeger
of Columbus, Ohio; one daughter, Crystal Behnke of Lyons; one brother,
Richard Schwerdtfeger of Kansas City; two sisters, Audrey Mullenix of Dodge
City and Shirley Brown of Kansas city, Mo.; and seven grandchildren. He was
preceded in death by one sister, Alice Bolack.
Funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the church with the Rev. Priscilla
Davies officiating. Burial will be at Bushton Cemetery in Bushton. Friends
may call from 1-8 p.m. today at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home in Hoisington
and from 10:30 a.m. to service time Monday at the church. Memorials are
suggested to the church or Golden Belt Home Health and Hospice, both in
care of the funeral home.

Jule Lee Norton
ST. JOHN - Jule Lee Norton, 66, died March 10 at Hutchinson Hospital in
Hutchinson. She was born Jan. 8, 1934, at Great Bend, the daughter of Jule
and Blanche Markiewicz. She married Omar C. Norton March 19, 1955, at Great
Bend. She graduated from Southwestern College in Winfield with a degree in
education. A resident of St. John since 1958, she was a school teacher for
one year and a librarian most of her life
Mrs. Norton was a member of First United Methodist Church, PEO, several
bridge clubs and donated much time to the St. John Shepherd's Center.
Survivors include her husband of the home; one son, Mark A. Norton of
Spring Valley, Calif.; one daughter, Shari L. Jacobs of Lake City; one
sister, Dorothy Donnelly of Great Bend; and four grandchildren. She was
preceded in death by one sister, Maurita Midgorden.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the church with the Rev. W. Harlan
Rittgers officiating. Burial will be at Fairview Park Cemetery in St. John.
Friends may call from 1-8 p.m. today at Minnis Chapel in St. John.
Memorials are suggested to the Methodist Church Future Fund, in care of the
funeral home.

Christina Schwartz McReynolds 1909-2000
ROSEHILL - Christina Schwartz McReynolds, 91, died March 9 at Heritage
Village at Rosehill. Survivors and funeral arrangements will be announced
by Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home in Hoisington.

Marvin E. Rouse 1950-2000
GARDEN CITY - Marvin E. Rouse, 50, died March 7 at Garden City. He was
born Jan. 23, 1950, at La Harpe, Ill., the son of Gerrard E. and Mary
Eileen Bennett Rouse. He married Dona J. Prochl Dec. 31, 1999, at Garden
City. A Garden City resident since 1972, coming from Illinois, he was a
professional drag racer and the owner/operator of Classic Chevy Sales of
Garden City.
Rouse was a member of National Hot Rod Association.
Survivors include his wife of the home; one son, Tyler Rouse of Dodge City;
one daughter, Natalie Rouse of Manhattan; his parents of Macomb, Ill.;
three sisters, Ketura Brueck of Burlington, Iowa, Loretta Thomann of
Middleton, Iowa, and Ila Peterson of Galesburg, Ill.
Memorial Service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Burkhart Funeral Chapel in
Dodge City with the Rev. E. Kim Engleking officiating. There will be no
visitation as cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, memorials are
suggested to Drag Racers Association of Women (DRAW, ) in care of the
funeral home.

Dorothy S. Tritsch 1918-2000
HOLYROOD - Dorothy S. Tritsch, 81, died March 8 at Hutchinson Hospital in
Hutchinson. She was born June 23, 1918, at Otis, Colo., the daughter of
Louis and Bertha Schlechte Wenz. She married Milton Tritsch June 15, 1943,
at Colby. A resident of the Holyrood and Bushton areas for 56 years, she
was a homemaker.
Mrs. Tritsch was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church of Holyrood.
Survivors include her husband of the home; one son, Walter A. Tritsch of
Hutchinson; one brother, Elmer Wenz of Bloomingdale, Ill.; one sister, Ella
Warnke of Stillwater, Minn.; two grandchildren; and three
great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Erwin
Wenz, Arlin Wenz and Wilbur Wenz.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the church with the Rev. John Sharp
officiating. Burial will be at St. Peter Lutheran Church Cemetery. Friends
may call from 1-5 p.m. today at Parsons Funeral Home in Ellsworth. The
casket will remain closed. Memorials are suggested to The Lutheran Hour and
Ozanam Home, Kansas City, Mo., in care of the funeral home.

Glenn L. Pentz 1932-2000
KIOWA - Glenn L. Pentz, 68, died March 8 at Kiowa District Hospital in
Kiowa. He was born Feb. 19, 1932, at Ashland, the son of Lester and Mamie
Hughes Pentz. He married Valeta Gene Gregg Dec. 28, 1952, at Nickerson. She
died July 29, 1984. He then married Joan Dierksen Nov. 10, 1985, at
Anthony. He was a 1950 graduate of Ashland High School. A resident of Kiowa
since 1977, he worked for Contel Telephone company for 37 years, then
operated Pentz Communications from 1987 until his death.
Pentz was a member of United Methodist Church of Kiowa, Lions Club, Kiowa
Chapter, Bowling Association, lifetime member of National Rifle
Association, and former member of Eagles Lodge of Great Bend.
Survivors include his wife of the home; two sons, Darrel Pentz of Pretty
Prairie and Delmar Pentz of Macksville; one daughter, Denise Creech of
Auburn; three stepsons, Tim Dierksen of Medicine Lodge, Chris Dierksen of
Wellington and Todd Dierksen of Redfield; two sisters, Martha Williamson
and Peggy Reed, both of Ashland; six grandchildren; nine step
grandchildren; and one great-grandson. He was preceded in death by one
brother, Perry Pentz; and one sister, Norma German.
Funeral was today at the church with the Rev. Bill Dyar officiating. Burial
will be at 3 p.m. at Highland Cemetery in Ashland. Memorials are suggested
to Lions Club, Kiowa Chapter, or the church, both in care of the funeral
home.

Agnes Staab 1916-2000
ELLINWOOD - Agnes Staab, 83, died March 9 at Central Kansas Medical
Center, St. Rose Campus, in Great Bend. She was born May 13, 1916, at
Gorham, the daughter of Anton and Catherine Elizabeth Bieker Mermis. She
married Norbert Staab April 21, 1936, at Gorham. A long time resident of
Ellinwood, she was a homemaker.
Mrs. Staab was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Altar Society,
Daughters of Isabella and Garden Club, all of Ellinwood, was active in
scouting and was president of Kansas Democratic Women for one year.
Survivors include her husband of the home; three sons, Myron Staab and Kent
Staab, both of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Jay Staab of Phoenix, Ariz.; two
daughters, Stephanie Staab of Salisbury, Md., and Cindy Luxem of Topeka;
six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death
by three brothers; and eight sisters.
Altar Society Rosary will be at 3 p.m. Sunday with parish vigil at 7 p.m.,
both at Kimple Funeral Home in Ellinwood. Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m.
Monday at the church with the Revs. Joseph Bahr and James Roth officiating.
Burial will be at Lakin-Comanche District Cemetery in Ellinwood. Friends
may call from 1-9 p.m. Sunday and until service time Monday at the funeral
home. Memorials are suggested to the St. Joseph School Endowment Fund, in
care of the funeral home.

Katherine Dyer 1910-2000
HITCHCOCK, Okla. - Katherine Dyer, 89, died March 6 at Watonga, Okla. She
married Homer George Dyer July 20, 1926, at Great Bend. He preceded her in
death. A resident of Hitchcock since 1969, she was a homemaker.
Mrs. Dyer was a member of the Methodist Church and Rebekah's.
Survivors include one son, Paul Dyer of Great Bend; one daughter, Barbara
Wray of Watonga; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and four
great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, James
Herbert Dyer and Larry Wayne Dyer; one brother, two sisters; and two
grandsons.
Graveside services were held today at Cottonwood Cemetery in Hitchcock with
the Rev. Russell Murrell officiating. Wilkinson Mortuary of Watonga was in
charge of arrangements.

Earl Miller Jr. 1926-2000
HANSTON - Earl Miller Jr., 73, died March 7 at his home. He was born Aug.
12, 1926, north of Burdett, the son of Earl and Nellie Ruff Miller. He
married Virginia Marie Trauer June 10, 1945, at Burdett. A lifetime
resident of Hanston, he was a farmer and had worked for Northern Natural
Gas Plant.
Miller was a member of First Baptist Church, Marion Township Cemetery Board
and past school board member, all of Hanston.
Survivors include his wife of the home; one son, Rodney Miller of Dodge
City; two daughters, Nancy Will of Poteau, Okla., and Sandra Pedigo of
Albuquerque, N.M.; one brother, Jack Miller of Golden, Colo.; three
sisters, Genevieve Anderson of Winnsboro, Texas, Helen Nuckolls of Wichita
and Hope Dooley of Fernley, Nev.; and three grandchildren. He was preceded
in death by one sister, Maxine.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church with the Rev. Gary Winget
officiating. Burial will be at Hanston Cemetery in Hanston. Friends may
call until 8 tonight at Beckwith Funeral Home in Jetmore. Memorials are
suggested to American Heart Association, in care of the funeral home.

Carl Thielen 1915-2000
WILSON - Carl Thielen, 85, died March 6 at Ellsworth Country Medical
Center in Ellsworth. He was born Feb. 8, 1915, at Dorrance, the son of Fred
and Mary Carl Thielen. He married Verna Whitmer Nov. 28, 1935, at Russell.
A resident of Wilson, he was a farmer and stockman.
Thielen was a member of St. Wenceslaus Church and Knights of Columbus, both
of Wilson.
Survivors include his wife of the home; one son, Nick Thielen of Olathe;
two daughters, Nancy Gieber of Randolph, N.J., and Margery Lawson of Sylvan
Grove; two sisters, Loretta Dunahue of Houston, Texas and Mary Ostmeyer of
Colby; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Vigil service will be at 7:30 tonight at Foster Mortuary Chapel in Wilson.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the church with the Rev. Jerome Morgan
officiating. Burial will be at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Dorrance. Friends
may call until 8 tonight at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to
the Catholic Church building fund or donor's choice, in care of the funeral
home.

Richard Max Dickey 1936-2000
AMARILLO, Texas - Richard Max Dickey, 63, died Feb. 25 at Amarillo. He was
born March 20, 1936, at Amherst, Texas, the son of Douglas and Ethel May
Levacy. He and his wife, Joyce, married in 1959. A resident of Amarillo,
having lived in Hoisington for nine years, he retired from Walmart in
1998.
Dickey attended Great Bend Church of Christ. He was a U.S. Army veteran,
having retired as a lieutenant colonel.
Survivors include his wife of the home; two sons, Doug Dickey of Omaha,
Neb., and Alan Dickey of Burlington, Colo; one daughter, Jenifer Golden of
Amarillo; one sister, Mary Lou Brown of Great Bend; and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Marianne Dickey.
Funeral was Monday at Southwest Church of Christ in Amarillo. Memorials are
suggested to High Plains Children's Home in Amarillo. Rector Funeral Home
in Amarillo was in charge of arrangements.

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