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Mary Avalene Lewis 1923-2000
Mary Avalene Lewis, 76, died July 29 at Central Kansas Medical Center, St.
Rose Campus in Great Bend. She was born Sept. 30, 1923, in Johnson County,
Ill., the daughter of Oliver and Loa Stokes Mozley. She married Joseph E.
Lewis Jr. Aug. 14, 1943. She was a resident of Great Bend since 1943.
Mrs. Lewis was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Great Bend.
Survivors include her husband of the home; three sons, Terry Lewis of
Jacksonville, Ark., Thomas Lewis and Timothy Lewis, both of Great Bend;
four daughters, Ann Whithom of Great Bend, Christy Denney of Newton, Kay
Schwartz of Salina and Lori Jackson of Plano, Texas; two brothers, Charles
Franklin Mozley of Leawood and James F. Mozley of Pensacola, Fla.; 13
grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Altar Society rosary will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Memorial
service will be at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church with the Rev. Angel Dy
officiating. Memorials are suggested to the church or St. Rose Altar
Society.

Erma A. Evans 1906-2000
ST. JOHN - Erma A. Evans, 94, died
July 29 at Boulder County Hospice Center in Louisville, Colo. She was born July 27, 1906, at St. John, the
daughter of Louis and Mary Abbott. She was a 1924 graduate and salutatorian
of St. John High School and received her advanced teaching certificate from
Fort Hays State College. She married F.S. "Bob" Evans June 24, 1951, at
Stafford. He died in 1987. A resident of Boulder since 1992, she was a
school teacher for 23 years, past owner of Beauty Shop and Evans Investment
Company.
Mrs. Evans was a member of First United Methodist Church in St. John.
Survivors include one stepson, Gerald L. Evans of Boulder, Colo.; three
step-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren; and one step
great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by one brother, Louis
Allen Abbott.
Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fairview Park Cemetery in
St. John with the Rev. W. Harlan Rittgers officiating. Friends may call
from 10 a.m. until noon Wednesday at Minnis Chapel in St. John. Memorials
are suggested to Youthville in Newton or to the church, both in care of the
funeral home.

Leslie V. Wegele 1933-2000
Leslie V. Wegele, 66, died July 28 at his home in Pratt. He was born Sept.
8, 1933, in Hoisington, the son of Alex and Marie Zimmerman Wegele. He
married Doris Ann Cromer July 3, 1954, at Hoisington. A resident of Pratt
since 1971, he was co-owner and operator of Wegele & Wegele Van Lines.
Wegele was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church, Elks and American
Legion, all of Pratt. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving from 1953-1955.
Survivors include his wife of the home; two sons, Jeffrey Wegele of
Hutchinson and Blaze Wegele of Pratt; two brothers, Clarence Wegele of
McPherson and Wilmer Wegele of Pratt; two sisters, Esther Cromwell and
Elsie Hicks, both of Hoisington; five grandchildren; and two
great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one brother, John Wegele.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church with the Rev. Lon
Landsmann officiating. Graveside service will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at
Golden Belt Memorial Cemetery in Great Bend with military honors provided
by Fort Riley Honor Guard. Friends may call until 8 tonight at Larrison
Mortuary in Pratt. Memorials are suggested to Our Savior Lutheran Elevator
Fund, in care of the funeral home.

Norman L. Zecha Sr. 1926-2000
PORTLAND, Ore. - Norman L. Zecha Sr., 73, died July 7 in Portland. He was
born Nov. 30, 1926, in Odin, the son of Emil and Mary Kinzel Zecha. He
married Irene Kuhn May 21, 1949, in Hays. A resident of Portland since
1953, coming from Great Bend, he was a molder for Esco Corp. of Portland.
Zecha was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church of Portland.
Survivors include his wife of the home; one son, Norman Leroy Zecha Jr. of
Eagle Creek, Ore.; one daughter, Judy Lundberg of Beaverton, Ore.; three
brothers, Norbert Zecha of Portland, Joe Zecha of Denver, Colo., and
Bernard Zecha of Cheyenne, Wyo.; four sisters, Marcella Vink, Bernice
Henderson and Clarissa Blessing, all of Great Bend, and Ethel Ricker of
Nashville; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded
in death by one brother, Irving Zecha.
Funeral was July 12 at the church. Burial was at Sunnyside Chimes Memorial
Garden Cemetery in Portland. Stehn's Foster Road Funeral Home of Portland
was in charge of arrangements.

Jody Allen Charles 1973-2000
Jody Allen Charles, 27, died July 24 at his home in Great Bend. He was born
Jan. 16, 1973, in Beardstown, Ill. A resident of Great Bend, he was a
welder at Great Bend Manufacturing.
Charles attended First Church of the Nazarene in Great Bend.
Survivors include two sons, Andrew Charles and Damien Charles, both of
Salina; his mother, Pam Pennington; his stepfather, Tony Pennington; one
brother, Dustin Pennington of Goodland; one sister, Jennifer Pennington of
Goodland; his grandparents, Bill and Ann Pickle of Great Bend; and
great-grandmother, Marie Pickle of Great Bend.
Graveside services and inurnment will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Golden Belt
Memorial Park in Great Bend with the Rev. Don Paden officiating. Friends
may call until 8 tonight at Great Bend Family Mortuary. Memorials are
suggested to Andrew and Damien Charles' School Fund, in care of the funeral
home.

Roger Mathias Kramp 1928-2000
ELLINWOOD - An addition has been made to the obituary information that was
printed in the July 27 edition of the Tribune. An Altar Society rosary will
be at 3 today at Kimple Funeral Home in Ellinwood.
Jack F. Shumate Sr. 1934-2000
Jack F. Shumate Sr., 65, died July 18 at his home in Great Bend. He was
born July 23, 1934, at Kirksville, Mo., the son of Dr. Fred and Helen Gooch
Shumate. A resident of Great Bend, he was employed as a carpet layer.
Shumate was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving in the Korean War.
Survivors include three sons, the Rev. Jack Shumate Jr. of Clackamas, Ore.,
Jeff Alan Shumate of Portland, Ore., and Jason Lee Shumate of Coosbay,
Ore.; and three grandchildren.
Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at White Chapel Memorial
Gardens in Wichita with the Rev. Jack Shumate Jr. officiating. The body has
been cremated. Funeral arrangements were handled by Great Bend Family
Mortuary & Crematory.

Josephine L. Dueser Aaron 1919-1999
ELLINWOOD - Josephine L. Dueser Aaron, 79, died Dec. 14, 1999, at Tyler,
Texas. She was born July 30, 1919, at Ellinwood, the son of Theodore and
Louise Pieschl Dueser. She married Buddy Aaron. She was a resident of Tyler
for over 40 years, coming from Ellinwood.
Survivors include her husband of the home; one son, Ronald Aaron of
Seafold, Va.; three daughters, Glenna Aaron of Greenbelt, Md., Linda Ricker
of Boise, Ida., and Marlena Leister of Bellevue, Neb.; three sisters, Clara
Crowther and Loretta Pecchion, both of Wichita, and Anna Nearing of Kansas
City, Mo.; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. She was preceded
in death by one brother, Frank Dueser.
Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lakin-Comanche District
Cemetery in Ellinwood with the Rev. Warren Stecklein officiating. Funeral
arrangements were handled by Kimple Inc. Funeral Home in Ellinwood.

Gladys Marie Davis 1922-2000
Gladys Marie Davis, 78, died July 26 at Central Kansas Medical Center, St.
Rose Campus in Great Bend. She was born March 3, 1922, at Hoisington, the
daughter of Joe J. and Zora Alma Zinn Stukey. She married Melvin A. "Duke"
Davis March 22, 1952, at Miami, Okla. He died May 11, 1990. A resident of
Great Bend since 1948, coming from Hoisington, she was a waitress and a
homemaker.
Mrs. Davis was a member of Assembly of God and Eagles Auxiliary.
Survivors include two sons, Melvin Lynn Davis of Great Bend and William F.
"Bill" Davis of Camarillo, Calif.; one daughter, Sandra K. Norvell of Great
Bend; one brother, Morris E. "Joe" Stukey of Great Bend; one sister, Jean
Burton Schenk of Great Bend; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren;
and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son,
Brian Russell; one daughter, Shirley Ann Russell; four brothers, Leonard
Stukey, Olen Stukey, Mano Stukey and Wayne Stukey; four sisters, Thelma
Stukey, Lova Carlson, Marguerite Narron and Hazel Lindenmuth; and one
great-grandchild.
Funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Bryant-Christians Chapel in Great
Bend with the Rev. David Hartsell officiating. Burial will be at Great Bend
Cemetery. Friends may call until 9 tonight and from 9 a.m. until service
time Saturday, all at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to American
Diabetes Association, in care of the funeral home.

Lloyd M. 'Buddy' Crain Jr. 1925-2000
Lloyd M. "Buddy" Crain Jr., 75, died July 26 at Central Kansas Medical
Center, St. Rose Campus in Great Bend. He was born April 3, 1925, at
Ottawa, the son of Lloyd M. and Laura Finch Crain. He married Virginia H.
Jacobs Aug. 31, 1948, at Pfeifer. A resident of Great Bend for 38 years,
coming from Kimball, Neb., he was a production foreman and independent oil
producer.
Crain was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Great Bend. He
was a U.S. Army veteran serving in World War II.
Survivors include his wife of the home; two sons, Mark D. Crain of Great
Bend and Michael L. Crain of Eads, Colo.; four daughters, Cheryl J.
Alexander, Nancy R. Wetig and Lisa L. Lemuz, all of Great Bend, and Debra
L. Moss of Coats; one sister, Lee Ora Bruner of Shidler, Okla.; 26
grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one
brother, Rex D. Crain.
Vigil service will be at 7 tonight at Bryant-Christians Funeral Home in
Great Bend. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church with the Rev.
Angel Dy officiating. Burial will be at Great Bend Cemetery with military
honors provided by Fort Riley Honor Guard. Friends may call until 9 tonight
at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Holy Cross Charities of
Pfeifer, St. Rose School Endowment Fund, or American Cancer Society - Relay
For Life, all in care of the funeral home.

Joyce Irene Blackwell 1952-2000
LARNED - Joyce Irene Blackwell, 47, died July 26 at her home in Larned. She
was born Nov. 18, 1952, at Burlington, Colo., the daughter of Henry J. and
Armella M. Stegman Dechant. A longtime resident of Larned, she was a
victim's witness co-ordinator for Pawnee County.
Blackwell was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Altar Society.
Survivors include two sons, Lennie Blackwell of Vicenza, Italy, and Anthony
Blackwell of Larned; two daughters, Michelle Ritzman of Rozel and Amanda
Blackwell of Larned; her mother of Larned; two brothers, Gary Dechant of
Larned and Larry Dechant of Corpus Christi, Texas; three sisters, Beverly
Taylor and Janice McDonald, both of Larned, and Monica Grant of Adams,
Okla.; and five grandchildren.
Parish vigil service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at the church. Funeral Mass
will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church with the Rev. Dennis Reed
officiating. Burial will be at Larned Cemetery. Friends may call from 9
a.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Sunday, all at Morell
Funeral Home in Larned. Memorials are suggested to Anthony and Amanda
Blackwell Education Fund, in care of the funeral home.

Max A. Cook 1914-2000
ELLINWOOD - Max A. Cook, 86, died July 24 at Hutchinson Hospital. He was
born March 6, 1914, at New Castle, Neb., the son of Alfred and Elizabeth
Rahn Cook. He married Jeff Keeter March 11, 1951, at Wichita Falls, Texas.
A 30-year resident of Ellinwood coming from Great Bend, he was a
seismographer for Geo Search Seismograph Service of Great Bend.
Survivors include his wife of the home; one son, Richard May of
Brownsville, Texas; one daughter, Devaron Zimmerman of Sterling; one
brother, Harvey Cook of Denver, Colo.; one sister, Lois Millie of Nebraska;
and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son, Douglas Cook
in 1992.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Lyons Cemetery with the
Rev. Robert Friesen officiating. Memorials are suggested to the Sterling
Public Library, 138 N. Broadway, Sterling. Cremation arrangements were
handled by Great Bend Family Mortuary & Crematory.

Roger Roy Peters 1923-2000
Roger Roy Peters, 77, died July 25 at Great Bend. He was born April 1,
1923, at Hutchinson, the son of Herman and Marie Vogt Peters. He married
Alice Marie Hughes July 5, 1944, at Syracuse. She preceded him in death. He
was a resident of Great Bend since 1948.
Peters was a member of Central Baptist Church, American Legion, Senior
Sportsman Club, KP & L Retirement Club, all of Great Bend. He was a U.S.
Army veteran, having served in World War II.
Survivors include one son, Allan Peters of Great Bend; one daughter, Rogene
L. Winder of Viola; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one
brother and one sister.
Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the church with the Rev.
Gordon E. Rhodes officiating. Burial will be at Great Bend Cemetery.
Friends may call until 8:30 tonight at Fryberger Mortuary. Memorials are
suggested to the Arthritis Foundation in care of the mortuary.

Mary Josephine 'Jo' Brenner 1913-2000
LARNED - Mary Josephine "Jo" Brenner, 87, died July 25 at Central Kansas
Medical Center, St. Joseph Campus in Larned. She was born March 21, 1913,
at Ulysses, Neb., the daughter of John and Matilda Conroy McGowen. She was
a graduate and alumnus of Sacred Heart College in Omaha, Neb. She married
William Rush Brenner Aug. 6, 1940, at San Rafael, Calif. A resident of
Larned since 1946, she was a homemaker.
Mrs. Brenner was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Larned, Altar
Society, Better Homemaker Extension Unit, St. Joseph Hospital Auxiliary,
Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and Western Kansas EX-POW. She was a
past director of Pawnee County Red Cross Blood Mobile Unit for seven years,
Food Pantry, past Santa Fe Trail Museum volunteer and past Boy Scouts and
Girl Scouts leader, all in Larned. She received the Business Professional
Women's Retired Woman of the Year awarded in 1991.
Survivors include her husband of the home; two sons, William R. Brenner of
Williamsburg, Va., and Robert J. Brenner of Wichita; three daughters,
Barbara Polston of Kansas City, Mo., Ann Margaret Armstrong of Fairbanks,
Alaska, and Katherine Dickison of Eugene, Ore; and 11 grandchildren. She
was preceded in death by one son, Stephen Brenner; and two brothers, John
McGowen and Lawrence McGowen.
Parish wake service will be at 7 p.m. Friday at the church, followed by an
Altar Society Rosary. Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the
church with the Rev. Dennis Reed officiating. Burial will be at Larned
Cemetery. Friends may call until 8 tonight and from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Friday, all at Morell Funeral Home in Larned. Memorials are suggested to
Sacred Heart School Endowment Fund, in care of the funeral home.

Gladys M. Davis 1922-2000
Gladys M. Davis, 78, died July 26 at Central Kansas Medical Center, St.
Rose Campus in Great Bend. Survivors and funeral arrangements will be
announced by Bryant-Christians Funeral Home in Great Bend.
Lloyd Crain 1925-2000
Lloyd Crain, 75, died July 26 at Central Kansas Medical Center, St. Rose
Campus in Great Bend. Survivors and funeral arrangements will be announced
by Bryant-Christians Funeral Home in Great Bend.

Roger Mathias Kramp 1928-2000
ELLINWOOD - Roger Mathias Kramp, 71, died July 26 at his home in Ellinwood.
He was born Nov. 8, 1928, at Ellinwood, the son of George and Rosa Heyne
Kramp. He was a 1946 graduate of Ellinwood High School. He married Norma
Jean Schnittker Jan 15, 1955, at Pratt. She died Aug. 5, 1982. He married
Karen Spangenberg Gatton March 3, 1984, at Ellinwood. A lifetime resident
of Ellinwood, he was a farmer and stockman.
Kramp was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church of Ellinwood, Knights of
Columbus, a board member of St. Joseph School Endowment Fund and a board
member and past president of Farmers Mutual Insurance Company. He served on
the Lakin Township Board 11 years and on the Ellinwood School Board for
four years. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving from 1954-1956.
Survivors include his wife of the home; two sons, Kevin Kramp of Ellinwood
and Kyle Kramp of Kansas City, Mo.; five daughters, Shannon Richardson of
Salina, Diane Becker of Seneca, Donna Bell of Kansas City, Mo., Zane
Jackson of Hutchinson and Kaylene Kramp of Manhattan; two stepsons, Michael
Gatton of Radium and Pat Gatton of Ellinwood; one stepdaughter, Jolene
Snell of Ellinwood; one sister, Rachel Little of Wichita; and 20
grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son, Kerry Michael Kramp.
Parish wake service will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, followed by a Knights of
Columbus Rosary, all at Kimple Funeral Home in Ellinwood. Funeral will be
at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church with the Rev. David Flagor officiating.
Burial will be at Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Ellinwood. Friends may
call from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorials are
suggested to St. Joseph's School Endowment Fund, in care of the funeral
home.

Mary Josephine 'Jo' Brenner 1913-2000
LARNED - Mary Josephine "Jo" Brenner, 87, died July 25 at Central Kansas
Medical Center, St. Joseph Campus in Larned. Survivors and funeral
arrangements will be announced by Morell Funeral Home in Larned.

Kenneth D. Farnsworth 1922-2000
PAMPA, Texas - Kenneth D. Farnsworth, 78, died July 24 in Pampa. He was
born June 24, 1922, at Jennings, Okla. He married Donna Patterson Oct. 23,
1994, in Pampa. He was a resident of Pampa since 1994, coming from
Hoisington.
Farnsworth was a member of Calvary Assembly of God in Pampa. He was a U.S.
Army veteran, serving in World War II.
Survivors include his wife of the home; three sons, Michael Farnsworth of
Decatur, Ill., Douglas Farnsworth of Killeen, Texas, and Terry Farnsworth
of Fort Smith, Ark.; one sister, Nelda Gideon of Albuquerque, N.M.; and
several grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruby
Farnsworth.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel
in Pampa, with the Rev. Jerry Pollard officiating. Graveside services will
be at 3 p.m. Friday at Hoisington Cemetery with the Rev. Bob Courtney
officiating. Military rites will be provided by Veterans of Foreign Wars
Post 7428 and American Legion Post 286, both of Hoisington. Memorials are
suggested to Calvary Assembly of God Building Fund, 1030 Love, Pampa,
Texas, 79065. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Carmichael-Whatley
Funeral Directors in Pampa.

Roger R. Peters 1923-2000
Roger R. Peters, 77, died July 25 in Great Bend. Survivors and funeral
arrangements will be announced by Fryberger Mortuary in Great Bend.

Lawrence R. Smith 1925-2000
HOISINGTON - Lawrence R. Smith, 75, died July 22 at Clara Barton Hospital
in Hoisington. He was born May 2, 1925, at Hoisington, the son of Ray and
Helen McCaffree Smith. He married Marvel Hixson Jan. 2, 1946, in New York,
N.Y. A resident of Hoisington, he was an electrical engineer and manager of
Kansas Brick & Tile, Inc. of Hoisington.
Smith was a member of First United Methodist Church, Hoisington Masonic
Lodge 331 A.F. & A.M., American Legion Post 286 and member of board of
directors and president of Kansas Brick & Tile, Inc. of Hoisington. He was
a U. S. Navy veteran serving in World War II.
Survivors include his wife of the home; one son, Bradford L. Smith of
Hoisington; two daughters, Marlena Rae Miller of Bismarck, N.D., and Terry
Elizabeth Anderson of Hollywood, Fla.; one sister, Nona Jo Jamison of
Hoisington; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church with the Rev. Wayne
Flanders officiating. Burial will be at Hoisington Cemetery with masonic
graveside rites by Hoisington Masonic Lodge 331 A.F. & A.M. and military
honors by American Legion Post 286 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7428.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. Tuesday at Nicholson-Ricke
Funeral Home in Hoisington and 9:30 a.m. until service time Wednesday at
the church. Memorials are suggested to Clara Barton Foundation or Golden
Belt Home Health and Hospice, both in care of the funeral home.

Marvin Charles Meyer 1919-2000
CHENEY - Marvin Charles Meyer, 81, died July 21 at his home in Cheney. He
was born July 20, 1919, at Cheney, the son of William J. and Anna
Schierenbeck Meyer. He married Wanda L. Lorenz May 22, 1946, at Hutchinson.
A resident of Cheney, he was an aircraft machinist.
Meyer was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church and Veterans of Foreign
Wars, both of Cheney. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors include his wife of the home; one son, Kevin Meyer of Wichita;
three daughters, Linda Ball and Debbie Ingram, both of Cheney, and Karen
Keesling of Chase; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He
was preceded in death by one brother, Harold Meyer; and two sisters,
Buehlah Reid and Loraine Mount.
Funeral was today at the church with the Revs. Kenneth Kaufmann and John
Pool officiating. Burial was at Resthaven Cemetery in Wichita. Memorials
are suggested to the St. Paul's Building Fund, P.O. Box 397, Cheney, KS.,
67025-0397, or Hospice, Inc., P.O. Box 3267, Wichita, KS., 67201-3267.

William D. Hoberecht 1909-2000
William D. Hoberecht, 91, died July 20 at Central Kansas Medical Center, St. Rose Campus in Great Bend. He was born June 17, 1909, at Newton, the son of George L. and Katie Enns Hoberecht. He married Gladys Marie Howard July 14, 1929, in Newton. A resident of Great Bend since 1994, coming from Bremerton, Wash., he worked in the oil industry for Halliburton and Dowell Well Services, Sun Cementing Co. and Ace Pipe Pulling. Hoberecht was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Masonic Lodge 15, Commandry Knights Templar, all in Great Bend, and Isis Temple in Salina. Survivors include his wife of the home; three sons, Russell D. Hoberecht of Great Bend, Leland G. Hoberecht of Derby and Donald L. Hoberecht of Wichita; two daughters, Glenna M. Bone of Bremerton, Wash., and Thelma A. Buettgenbach of Pratt; 17 grandchildren; and 36 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Carl Hoberecht and Herman Hoberecht; and four sisters, Esther Schmidt, Eva Gates, Sarah Plummer and Ruth Polston. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Bryant-Christians Chapel in Great Bend with the Rev. William F. Johnson officiating. Burial will be at Great Bend Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-9 p.m. today, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday and from 9 a.m. until service time Tuesday, all at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to First Presbyterian Church or First Christian Church, both in care of the funeral home.

Tenie A. Mendenhall 1911-2000
LA CROSSE - Tenie A. Mendenhall, 89, died July 21 at Central Kansas Medical Center, St. Rose Campus in Great Bend. She was born March 13, 1911, at Berryville, Ark., the daughter of William W. and Orpha E. Standlee Leatherbury. She married John C. "Jack" Mendenhall Oct. 28, 1928. He died Sept. 9, 1961. A resident of La Crosse, she was a homemaker. Mrs. Mendenhall was a member of First Christian Church in La Crosse. Survivors include one son, Jack Mendenhall of La Crosse; four daughters, Lois Cunningham of La Crosse, Jeanette Rogers of McCracken, Barbara Owen of Seward and Linda Schenk of Albert; two sisters, Margaret Brown of Garden City and Orpha Glee Freeman of Hutchinson; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Leona L. Mendenhall and Reettia Wittman; five brothers, Ernest Leatherbury, James Leatherbury, David Leatherbury, Doyle Leatherbury and Cecil Leatherbury; two sisters, Pauline Knight and Reettia Brown; and two grandchildren. Flower service will be at 7:30 tonight at Janousek Funeral Home in La Crosse. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the church with the Rev. Troy Schroeder officiating. Burial will be at the La Crosse City Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until noon Monday, all at the funeral home and from 1 p.m. until service time Monday at the church. Memorials are suggested to donor's choice, in care of the funeral home.

William Henry Cool 1909-2000
GIBBON, Neb. - William "Bill" Henry Cool, 90, died July 20 at Good Samaritan Center in Gibbon. He was born Aug. 18, 1909, at Enterprise, the son of William and Susan C. Springer Geopfert. He married Margaret M. Babcock April 12, 1938, in rural Lyons. She died April 7, 1998. A resident of Gibbon since 1993, coming from Lyons, he was a farmer. Cool was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Lyons. Survivors include one son, Archie Cool of Angleton, Texas; one daughter, Darlene Spencer of Gibbon; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul and George; one sister, Edith; and one grandson. Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church with the Rev. Janet Weathersbee officiating. Burial will be at Lyons Municipal Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-7 p.m. Monday at Sillin Funeral Home in Lyons. Memorials are suggested to the church, Gibbon Good Samaritan Center or Gibbon Volunteer Rescue Unit, all in care of the funeral home.

Wayne F. Smith 1928-2000
RAYMOND - Wayne F. Smith, 72, died July 20 at Hutchinson Hospital. He was born July 18, 1928, at Raymond, the son of Francis and Hilda Rose Smith. A lifetime resident of the Raymond area, he was a farmer and reporter for Kansas Lutheran Layman's League. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Smith was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Ellinwood where he was an usher and treasurer. He was a member of Fort Larned Old Guard, International Lutheran Layman's League, and past president of both Rice County Historical Society and Coronado Chapter Santa Fe Trail Association. Survivors include one brother, Lowell "Mike" Smith of Raymond. He was preceded in death by one sister, Eloise Loesch. Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church with the Rev. Andy Keltner officiating. Burial will be at Lakin-Comanche District Cemetery in Ellinwood. Friends may call from noon until 9 tonight at Kimple Inc. Funeral Home in Ellinwood. Memorials are suggested to St. John's Lutheran Hour or Coronado Quivera Museum, both in care of the funeral home.

Carol J. Scheuerman 1937-2000
Carol J. Scheuerman, 62, died July 21 at Central Kansas Medical Center, St. Rose Campus in Great Bend. She was born July 28, 1937, at Olathe, the daughter of Merle and Christine Russell Warden. She was a graduate of Burdett High School. She married Jimmy G. Scheuerman Jan. 21, 1965, at Great Bend. A resident of Great Bend since 1971, she was a homemaker. Mrs. Scheuerman was a member of First Church of God in Great Bend. Survivors include her husband of the home; one son, Craig Scheuerman of Great Bend; one daughter, Carla Raybern of Great Bend; her mother of Larned; one brother, Carl Warden of Houston, Texas; two sisters, Etta Shuck of Phoenix, Ariz., and Juanita Krueger of Leming, Texas; and one granddaughter, Shayla Raybern. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the church with the Rev. Dick Ogle officiating. Graveside service will be at 3:30 p.m. Monday at Brown's Grove Cemetery in Burdett. Friends may call from 1-9 p.m. today and from 9-11 a.m. Monday, all at Bryant-Christians Funeral Home in Great Bend, and from noon until service time Monday at the church. Memorials are suggested to the church or Shayla Raybern Educational Fund, both in care of the funeral home.

William 'Bill' F. Kirchgassner 1918-2000
LARNED - William "Bill" F. Kirchgassner, 82, died July 22 at Central Kansas Medical Center, St. Joseph Campus in Larned. He was born May 5, 1918, in Pawnee County, the son of James and Mary Ann Marley Kirchgassner. He married Viola May Marlett Aug. 3, 1940, at Kinsley. She died Feb. 4, 1993. A lifetime resident of Pawnee County, he was a retired security guard for Larned State Hospital and a farmer. Kirchgassner was a member of United Methodist Church in Larned. Survivors include two sons, Dewight Kirchgassner and Larry Kirchgassner, both of Larned; two daughters, Celeste Webster of Bridgeport and Kolita Hullett of Larned; 18 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son, Dewayne Kirchgassner; one daughter, Rebecca Blackwell; three brothers, Galen Kirchgassner, James Kirchgassner and John Kirchgassner; and one halfbrother, Henry. Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Beckwith Mortuary Chapel in Larned with the Rev. Charles Grant officiating. Burial will be at Larned Cemetery. Friends may call until 8 tonight, from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. Monday and from 9 a.m. until service time Tuesday, all at the chapel. Memorials are suggested to donor's choice, in care of the funeral home.

Lawrence R. Smith 1925-2000
HOISINGTON - Lawrence R. Smith, 75, died July 22 at Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington. He was born May 2, 1925. Survivors and funeral arrangements will be announced by Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home in Hoisington.

Luella E. Rein 1906-2000
RUSSELL - Luella E. Rein, 94, died July 19 at Beverly Health Care Center in
Lucas. She was born April 12, 1906, at Russell, the daughter of George Jr.
and Beatrice Keil Rein. A lifetime resident of the Russell area, she was a
homemaker and self-employed seamstress.
Miss Rein was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Russell.
Survivors include one brother, Leon Rein of Longmont, Colo.; and three
sisters, Marie Ford of Salina, Helen Lockyer of Junction City and Darlene
Woodson of San Diego, Calif. She was preceded in death by three brothers,
Herman Rein, Elmer Rein and Alvin Rein; and one sister, Hilda Michel.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the church with the Rev. Earl Haggard
officiating. Burial will be at Russell City Cemetery. Friends may call from
2-9 tonight and from 9 a.m. until noon Saturday, all at Pohlman's Mortuary
in Russell, and from 1 p.m. until service time Saturday at the church.
Memorials are suggested to the church, in care of the funeral home.

Janet R. Bieberle 1939-2000
Additional survivors of Janet R. Bieberle, 61, who died July 19 at Via
Christi Regional Medical Center, St. Francis Campus in Wichita, are eight
grandchildren and one great-grandson. She was preceded in death by one
grandchild.

E.L. 'Red' Schuster 1911-2000
ELLIS - E.L. "Red" Schuster, 88, died July 20 at Ellis Good Samaritan
Center in Ellis. He was born Oct. 13, 1911, in Trego County, the son of
Ferdinand and Klara Baumgartner Schuster. He married Iva Withers Feb. 27,
1938, at Ellis. A resident of Ellis, he was a farmer, stockman and was
employed by Federal Crop Ins. for 31 years as an adjustor.
Schuster was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Ellis and Knights of
Columbus 3rd and 4th Degree.
Survivors include his wife of the home; one son, Mike Schuster of Ellis;
two daughters, Gwen Wiesner of Great Bend and Lois Brinker of Abilene; nine
grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four
brothers and five sisters.
Rosary service will be at 7 tonight at Wasinger Funeral Chapel in Ellis.
Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church with the Rev. Kevin
Weber officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery. Friends may call
from 2-8 tonight at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the church
or Ellis Good Samaritan Center, both in care of the funeral home.

William D. Hoberecht 1909-2000
William D. Hoberecht, 91, died July 20 at Central Kansas Medical Center,
St. Rose Campus in Great Bend. He was born June 17, 1909. Survivors and
funeral arrangements will be announced by Bryant-Christians Funeral Home in
Great Bend.

Wayne Smith 1928-2000
RAYMOND - Wayne Smith, 72, died July 20 at Hutchinson Hospital. He was born
July 18, 1928. Survivors and funeral arrangements will be announced by
Kimple Inc. Funeral Home in Ellinwood.

Roman Joseph Hein 1912-2000
ANDALE - Roman Joseph Hein, 88, died July 18 at Wichita. He was born May
28, 1912, at Andale, the son of Joseph J. and Mary Ann Horsch Hein. He
married Barbara Boor Sept. 15, 1941, at Odin. She died Oct. 11, 1995. A
resident of Andale, he was a farmer and a retired employee of Andale
Farmers Co-op.
Hein was a member of Andale Knights of Columbus.
Survivors include six sons, Joseph Hein of Wichita, Thomas Hein of
Hoisington, David Hein of Austin, Texas, Leonard Hein of Mount Hope, Roman
Hein Jr. and Bernard Hein, both of Andale; four daughters, Rosemary
Pawloski of Derby, Marilyn Guy of Forsyth, Mo., Elfrieda Boehnke of Great
Bend and Margaret Schoch of Amarillo, Texas; one sister, Sally Bray of
Fredonia; 39 grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
Rosary service will be at 7:30 tonight at St. Joseph Catholic Church in
Andale. Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church with the Rev.
Reinhard Eck officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery. Friends
may call until 5 tonight at Wulf-Ast Mortuary in Mount Hope. Memorials are
suggested to American Diabetes Association, in care of the funeral home.

Janet R. Bieberle 1939-2000
Janet R. Bieberle, 61, died July 19 at Via Christi Regional Medical Center,
St. Francis Campus in Wichita. She was born Jan. 9, 1939, at Beaver, the
daughter of Matt and Irene Reif Polzin. She married Clifford C. Bieberle
Oct. 19, 1957, at Dubuque. A resident of Barton County for most of her
life, she was a homemaker.
Mrs. Bieberle was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church and Altar
Society, both in Great Bend.
Survivors include her husband of the home; two sons, Daniel J. Bieberle of
Medicine Lodge and James A. Bieberle of Great Bend; three daughters, Linda
K. Francis, Victoria L. Woodral and Donna M. Eshleman, all of Great Bend;
her father; three brothers, Eldon "Butch" Polzin of Emporia, Ronnie Polzin
and William Polzin, both of Hoisington; and one sister, Maxine Olivier of
Danville.
Rosary service will be at 7 tonight at Bryant-Christians Funeral Home in
Great Bend. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the church with the Revs.
Warren Stecklein and Victor Bieberle officiating. Burial will be at Great
Bend Cemetery. Friends may call from 5-9 tonight at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to Kidney Foundation or St. Francis Dialysis
Center-Victory in the Valley, both of Wichita, in care of the funeral home.
Tuesday July 18, 2000

Mary E. Helm 1928-2000
CHASE - Mary E. Helm, 71, died July 15 at Hutchinson Hospital. She was born
Sept. 19, 1928, at Jonesboro, La., the daughter of H.L.D. and Hattie
Frances Lanham Scott. She married Kenneth A. Helm Sept. 27, 1963, at Haven.
He died Oct. 4, 1999. A resident of Chase for 34 years, she was a homemaker
and former cook for Chase school district.
Survivors include four sons, Otis Wayne Smith of San Diego, Calif., Kenneth
A. Helm of Fort Scott, James Carlis Smith and Richard Allen Smith; two
daughters, Mary Ellen Steele of Chase and Lola Frances Huskey of Aztec,
N.M.; one brother, J.L. Scott of Wichita; two sisters, Dorothy Roof of
Ellinwood and Sue Brower of Lyons; 10 grandchildren; and five
great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one brother, Theo Scott;
and one sister, Lona Mae Potter.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Sillin Funeral Home in Lyons with
the Rev. Tom Eastman officiating. Burial will be at Lyons Municipal
Cemetery. Friends may call from 9 a.m. until service time at the funeral
home on Thursday. Memorials are suggested to Center for Basic Cancer
Research, Kansas State University, in care of the funeral home.

Allan Charles Wittman 1942-2000
BAZINE - Allan Charles Wittman, 58, died July 17 at his home in Bazine. He
was born July 6, 1942, at Bazine, the son of Jacob and Pauline Wittig
Wittman. A lifetime resident of Bazine, he was employed by Marshall Auto
Sales for 24 years.
Wittman was a member of St. Paul's Congregational Church in Bazine.
Survivors include two brothers, Melvin L. Wittman of Ness City and Fred
Wittman of Mesquite, Nev.; and one sister, Helen Olmstead of South Colton,
N.Y. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Glen Wittman, Jerry
Wittman and Vernon Wittman.
Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Bazine Cemetery with the
Rev. Buzz Lambrecht officiating. Friends may call until 9 tonight at
Fitzgerald Funeral Home in Ness City. Memorials are suggested to Allan
Wittman Memorial Fund, in care of the funeral home.

Agda Evelyn Berglund 1915-2000
LARNED - Agda Evelyn Berglund, 84, died July 16 at Central Kansas Medical
Center, St. Joseph Campus, in Larned. She was born Nov. 6, 1915, in
Nettleton, the daughter of Andy and Clara Polson Carlson. She married Earl
W. Berglund June 28, 1936, at Garden City. He died Aug. 31, 1991. A
resident of Larned, she was a retired self-employed painter and wallpaper
hanger.
Mrs. Berglund was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Larned.
Survivors include one daughter, Vicki Dipman of Larned; two brothers, John
Carlson Sr. of Howell and Nelson Carlson of Tecumseh; two granddaughters;
and two great-granddaughters.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Beckwith Mortuary Chapel in Larned
with the Rev. David Parks officiating. Burial will be at Garfield Cemetery.
Friends may call until 8 tonight and from 9 a.m. until service time
Wednesday, all at the chapel. Memorials are suggested to the church, in
care of the chapel.

David Edward Bishop 1919-2000
SUN CITY, Ariz. - David Edward Bishop, 79, died June 12. He was born Dec.
29, 1919, in Elden, Mo. He married Hellen Fradd in 1940. He was a resident
of Sun City, coming from Great Bend.
Survivors include his wife of the home; two sons, David Bishop Jr. and
Richard Bishop; and three grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Best Funeral Services in Peoria, Ariz.

William Grant Smith Neal 1923-2000
ALTAMONT - William Grant Smith Neal, 77, died July 9 at Wesley Medical
Center in Wichita. He was born Jan. 22, 1923, at Utica, the son of Jesse
Glen and Bessie Omelia Smith Neal. He was a 1941 graduate of Hoisington
High School, attended Wichita State University and was a 1950 graduate of
Kansas State University. He married Natalie Anne Baker Dec. 23, 1947. A
resident of Altamont. he was a district claims representative for Farm
Bureau Mutual Insurance Co. for 34 years.
Neal was a member and past ruling elder of First Presbyterian Church in
Oswego. He was a member of Altamont Library Board, Parsons Country Club,
Masonic Lodge, Acacia Fraternity and Third Marine Division Association. He
served on the Altamont Grade School board, was past president of Altamont
Lions Club and past district commissioner of Boy Scouts of America. He was
a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife of the home; one son, Bill Neal Jr. of Parsons;
one daughter, Candise Fountain of Falls Church, Va.; two brothers, Cecil
Neal of Oregon, Wis., and Willis Neal of Overland Park; five sisters,
Glenna Schneider of Tribune, Twyla Miller of Broken Arrow, Okla., Sally
Hager of Dighton, Phyllis Leurman of Hoisington and Penny McClung of
Attica; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded
in death by one sister, Jessie Kasselman.
Funeral service was July 14 at First Presbyterian Church in Oswego.
Memorials are suggested to Altamont City Library or Parsons Country Club-
Parsons Katy Junior Golf Programs.

Jake Herbel 1907-2000
DORRANCE - Jake Herbel, 93, died July 16 at Russell Regional Hospital in
Russell. He was born April 14, 1907, in Dorrance, the son of David and
Julia Steinle Herbel. He married Minnie Betz June 14, 1936, at Dubuque. A
lifetime resident of Dorrance, he was a farmer and stockman.
Herbel was a member of First Lutheran Church in Dorrance.
Survivors include his wife of the home; one daughter, Marilyn Betts of
McCook, Neb.; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was
preceded in death by two brothers, David Herbel and Reinhart Herbel; and
three sisters, Marie Anschutz, Lydia Nuss and Amelia Miller.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Foster Mortuary Chapel in Wilson
with the Rev. Diane Wagner officiating. Friends may visit until 6 tonight
and from 8 a.m. to service time Wednesday at the mortuary. Memorials are
suggested to Russell County 4-H Developmental Fund, American Diabetes
Association or donor's choice.

Carmel 'Hoot' Ray Gibson 1924-2000
Carmel "Hoot" Ray Gibson, 76, died July 14 at Great Bend. He was born June
12, 1924, at Monticello, Ky., the son of Elig and Bertha Walker Gibson. He
attended Cleveland, Okla., schools. He married Geraldine Catherine Schmidt
Oct. 6, 1947, at Great Bend. She died Nov. 12, 1979. A resident of Great
Bend since 1970, coming from Russell, he was a pumper with Isern Wells for
20 years, worked for Thies Packing for nine years and for the Great Bend
Cemetery for eight years.
Gibson was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a U.S. Marine
veteran of World War II, serving in the Pacific arena.
Survivors include three sons, Richard Gibson of Olathe, Jarel Gibson of
Plano, Texas, and Laniel Gibson of Norman, Okla.; one daughter, Carma Grion
of Cathedral City, Calif.; and six grandchildren. He was preceded in death
by three brothers, Merle Gibson, Starling Gibson and Oza Gibson; and two
sisters, Gladys Taylor and Mary Eichmann.
Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Fryberger Mortuary Chapel
with the Rev. Don Paden officiating. Private inurnment will be at a later
date. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to service time Wednesday and the family
will receive friends at 2 p.m. Wednesday, both at the mortuary. Memorials
are suggested to Central Kansas Medical Center Foundation, in care of the
mortuary.

Fred L. Conner 1909-2000
Fred L. Conner, 90, died July 16 at St. Joseph's Health Center in Kansas
City, Mo. He was born Nov. 30, 1909, in Hutchinson. He married Helen Opie
in 1940. She died in 1995. He was a 1934 graduate of the University of
Kansas School of Law. A resident of Great Bend, he practiced law in Kansas
from 1934-1997, first in Ness City and then in Great Bend.
Conner was a member of the Kansas Bar Association for 65 years, serving as
its president in 1980-1981. As a Kansas Judicial Council committee member,
he was involved in the redistricting of the district courts of Kansas in
the 1960s. He was a member of the United Methodist Church, American Red
Cross and Masonic Lodge. He was one of the organizers and chairman of the
Great Bend Community Chest's first fund-raising drive in 1947. A Great Bend
Rotary Club member since 1935, he served as its president in 1948. From
1954-1962, he was active in the Boy Scouts as a leader from the local cub
level to faculty for the Philmont Ranch Adult Training Center in New
Mexico. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, serving in naval
intelligence.
Survivors include one son, Brian Conner of Salina and one grandson.
Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the First United Methodist Church
in Great Bend with the Revs. Jana Baxter and Raymond Knowles officiating.
Burial will be at the Great Bend Cemetery. Friends may call from 1-9
tonight and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Bryant-Christians Funeral
Home in Great Bend. Memorials are suggested to the Conner Memorial Music
Library at the church, in care of the funeral home.

Marjorie Newcombe 1921-2000
CRESTON, Iowa - Marjorie O'Riley Newcombe, 78, died July 12 at Greater
Community Hospital in Creston. She was born Oct. 29, 1921, in Corning,
Iowa, the daughter of William Henry and Elma Irene Gillett O'Riley. She
married Fred Newcombe. He died in 1983. A longtime resident of Great Bend,
living in Mesa, Ariz., and Creston during the summers, she was a farm wife.
Survivors include two daughters, Marianne Isern of Ellinwood, and Janet
Rippel of Rapid City, S.D.; special friend, Marvin Thuman of Creston; six
grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by
two brothers, Wayne O'Riley and Harold "Mick" O'Riley; and four sisters,
Wilma Cannon, Ruth Ann Necomb, Hallene Shires and Pauline Cooney.
Memorial services were held July 15 at Coen-Beaty Funeral Home in Creston
with the Rev. Scott Hultgren officiating. Cremation has taken place. Burial
will be at Great Bend Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Golden Belt Home
Health and Hospice in Great Bend.

Arthur Besthorn 1916-2000
HOLYROOD - Arthur Besthorn, 84, died July 17 at Good Samaritan Retirement
Village, Villa Grace, in Ellsworth. He was born April 22, 1916, in
Ellsworth County, the son of Hans William Christopher and Wilhelmine Louise
Heiken Besthorn. He married Viola K. Ross June 2, 1940, at Ellinwood. A
lifetime resident of Holyrood, he was a farmer and rural route mail carrier
for 25 years in the Holyrood and Hoisington areas.
Besthorn was a member of Holyrood American Legion, Order of Eastern Star of
Holyrood, Isis Shrine and consistory of Salina, AF and AM Lodge 146 of
Ellsworth and St. Paul's United Church of Christ of Holyrood. He was a U.S.
Air Force veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife of the home; and one sister, Agnes Walton of
Lyons. He was preceded in death by four sisters, Elsie Stoltenberg, Olinda
Burmeister, Bertha Boye and an infant sister; and one brother, Herman
Besthorn.
Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church with the Rev. Mary
Lou Klein officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery. Friends may
visit from 1-8 tonight at Parsons Funeral Home in Ellsworth and from 9:30
a.m. to service time Wednesday at the church. Memorials are suggested to
the church or Ellsworth County Ambulance Service, in care of the funeral
home.

Selma Caroline Wikoff 1914-2000
LYONS - Selma Caroline Wikoff, 86, died July 15 at Lyons District Hospital.
She was born June 25, 1914, at Chase, the daughter of George and Marie Ruhl
Dipple. She married Virgil Keesling June 12, 1935. He died Aug. 23, 1951.
She married Lawrence Wikoff Jan. 12, 1963. He died May 10, 1992. A resident
of Lyons since 1958, she was a retired cook for Lyons and Chase school
districts and Rice County Farms.
Mrs. Wikoff was a member of Lyons First Christian Church, Christian Women's
Fellowship, Rebecah Crystal Lodge, Lyons Music Club and a Lyons District
Hospital volunteer, all of Lyons.
Survivors include two daughters, Roberta May of Whitney, Texas, and Barbara
Sherman of Lyons; one stepson, Dennis Wikoff of Lyons; two stepdaughters,
Sharry Tice of West Chester, Penn., and Kala Taylor of Lyons; three
sisters, Rosa Yost of La Crosse, Matilda Boldt of Pratt and Bertha
Kretzmann of Lyons; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was
preceded in death by five sisters, Anna Blank, Elizabeth Cline, Amelia Cox,
Elsie Keesling and Flora Riedel; and one grandson.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the church with the Rev. Tom Eastman
officiating. Burial will be at Lyons Municipal Cemetery. Friends may call
from 2-7 tonight at Sillin Funeral Home in Lyons. Memorials are suggested
to the church or donor's choice, both in care of the funeral home.

Willis O. Rosenberg 1931-2000
Willis O. Rosenberg, 68, died July 15 at his home in Great Bend. He was
born Sept. 13, 1931, at Kennsington, the son of James O. and Helen S.
Kinyon Rosenberg. He married Allison Crawford Aug. 18, 1984, at Grand
Prairie, Texas. A resident of Great Bend since 1948, coming from Jewell, he
was an accountant for L.D. Drilling and treasurer for First Assembly of God
Church.
Rosenberg was a member of First Assembly of God Church. He was a veteran of
the U.S. Army, serving in the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife of the home; two sons, Joe Rosenberg of St. John
and Dan Rosenberg of Colorado Springs, Colo.; one stepson, Tracy Crawford
of Grand Prairie; one stepdaughter, Marsha Goude of Nokomis, Fla.; his
parents; two brothers, the Rev. Hugh Rosenberg of Fairfield, Ohio, and
Harold Rosenberg of Aurora, Colo.; five grandchildren; and six
stepgrandchildren.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church with the Revs. Brad
Rosenberg, Hugh Rosenberg and David Hartsell officiating. Burial will be at
Hillcrest Memorial Park in Great Bend. Friends may call until 9 tonight at
Bryant-Christians Funeral Home in Great Bend and from 9 a.m. until service
time Tuesday at the church. Family will receive friends from 7-9 tonight at
the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the church building fund,
American Cancer Society, or Golden Belt Home Health and Hospice, all in
care of the funeral home.

Fred L. Conner 1909-2000
Fred L. Conner, 90, of Great Bend died July 16 at Kansas City, Mo.
Survivors and funeral arrangements will be announced by Bryant-Christians
Funeral Home in Great Bend.

Michael Lee Clarke 1963-2000
JETMORE - Michael Lee Clarke, 37, died July 15 at Hodgeman County Health
Center in Jetmore as the result of an automobile accident. He was born May
30, 1963, at Jetmore, the son of Velven and Joanne Babin Clarke. A lifetime
resident of Jetmore, he was a truck driver and motor-home technician.
Clarke was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Jetmore and The
American Motorcycle Association.
Survivors include his fiancee, Regina Akers of Burdett; two sons, Jeremy
Lynn Page and Joseph Ryan Clarke, both of Dodge City; one daughter,
Jennifer Raenae Clarke of Dodge City; his parents; two brothers, Daniel
Clarke of Mount Hope and Kelly Clarke of Jetmore; and one sister, Bonny
White of Kingsdown.
Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church with the Rev. Bob
Schremmer officiating. Burial will be at Fairmount Cemetery in Jetmore.
Friends may call until 8 tonight at Beckwith Funeral Home in Jetmore.
Memorials are suggested to Children's Education Fund, in care of the
funeral home.

Frank A. Vondracek 1926-2000
TIMKEN - Frank A. Vondracek, 74, died July 15 at Central Kansas Medical
Center, St. Rose Campus, in Great Bend. He was born June 22, 1926, at
Timken, the son of Joseph A. and Ludmila Pechanec Vondracek. He married
Marie E. Felder Aug. 30, 1950, at Holy Trinity Church in Timken. A lifetime
resident of Rush County, he was a farmer and stockman.
Vondracek was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Catholic Workman
Lodge and Holy Trinity Church Council, all in Timken.
Survivors include his wife of the home; five sons, Steven F. Vondracek of
Dorrance, Anthony C. Vondracek, Charles M. Vondracek and Francis J.
Vondracek, all of Timken, and David A. Vondracek of Wichita; one daughter,
Mary T. Ernst of Maize; one sister, Agnes Finger of Larned; and nine
grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one brother, Rudy Vondracek.
Wake and rosary service will be at 8 tonight at Janousek Funeral Home.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church with the Rev. Ultan Murphy
officiating. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in Timken. Friends may
call until 9 tonight at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to
American Cancer Society, 1315 S.W. Arrowhead Road, Topeka, KS 66604.

Earl Herschel Johnson 1933-2000
PRATT - Earl Herschel Johnson, 66, died July 14 at St. Francis Hospital in
Wichita. He was born Oct. 8, 1933, at Hugoton, the son of Lenwood M. and
Jessie Mae Pope Johnson. A resident of Pratt, coming from Albuquerque,
N.M., he was a retired cement finisher.
Johnson attended Second Baptist Church in Pratt.
Survivors include five sons, Gregory Johnson of Beaverton, Ore., Herschel
Johnson of Kansas City, Craig Johnson of Las Vegas, Nev., Earl Vance
Johnson of Madrid, Spain, and Kevin Johnson of Hutchinson; three daughters,
Colleen Lize and Pilar Robertson, both of Las Vegas, and Charman Morgan of
Dallas, Texas; his father of Pratt; six brothers, Carl James Johnson of San
Diego, Calif., Ronald Johnson and Melvin Johnson, both of Aurora, Colo.,
Tim Johnson of Pueblo, Colo., and Morris Johnson and Perry Johnson, both of
Pratt; three sisters, Edith Smith and Joyce Johnson, both of Pratt, and
Janice Turner of Colorado Springs, Colo.; 14 grandchildren; and four
great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Larrison Mortuary in Pratt with the
Rev. Marion Crockett officiating. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in
Pratt. Friends may call from 1-8 tonight and from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m.
Tuesday, all at the mortuary. Memorials are suggested to the church, in
care of the funeral home.

Carmel Gibson 1924-2000
Carmel Gibson, 76, of Great Bend, died July 14 at his home. He was born
June 12, 1924. Funeral arrangements are pending with Fryberger Mortuary.

Rita Mae Jacobs 1931-2000
SALINA - Rita Mae Jacobs, 69, died July 14 at her Salina home. She was born
Sept. 12, 1931, at Pfeifer, the daughter of George P. and Bridget Schmidt
Jacobs. She married Alfred Jacobs Feb. 15, 1949, at Pfeifer. A resident of
Salina, she was a homemaker and was business manager and partners with her
husband of Jacobs Oil Company in Pfeifer from 1959-1991.
Mrs. Jacobs was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church and
I.J. Chapter of PEO in Salina. She was a member of Holy Cross Catholic
Church in Pfeifer, the Altar Society and Christian Mothers.
Survivors include her husband of the home; two sons, Al Jacobs of
Louisville, Ky., and Tim Jacobs of Olathe; two daughters, Stacy Harbin of
Salina and Karen Baczkowski of Prairie Village; two brothers, Norman Jacobs
of Wichita and Larry Urban of Pfeifer; three sisters, Florence Morris of
Shreveport, La., Virginia Crain of Great Bend and Janice Leiker of Ellis;
and seven grandchildren.
Funeral was at 11 a.m. today at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in
Salina with the Rev. Larry LeTourneau officiating. Burial was at Mount
Calvary Cemetery in Salina. Memorials are suggested to the Salina church or
Hospice of Salina, both in care of Ryan Mortuary in Salina.

Mary Rose Robbs 1926-2000
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Mary Rose Robbs, 73, died July 12 at her home in
Newport News. She was born Dec. 10, 1926, in Barton County, the daughter of
Dennis and Elsie Jones Hogan. She attended Hoisington High School. She
married Elvis S. Robbs Aug. 23, 1949. A resident of Newport News, coming
from Washington D.C., Germany and Colorado, she was a retired contract
clerk for Fort Eustis.
Mrs. Robbs was a volunteer with American Cancer Society and American Heart
Association.
Survivors include her husband of the home; two sons, Michael D. Robbs of
Smithfield, Va., and Timothy D. Robbs of Poquoson, Va.; one daughter,
Kathleen D. Gulbranson of Newport News; one brother, Virgil Hogan of
Hoisington; one sister, Carol Strobel of Burdett; and five grandchildren.
Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Parklawn Memorial Park in
Newport News with the Rev. Tag Kilgore officiating. Memorials are suggested
to Riverside Hospice, 500 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard, Newport News, Va.
23601, or American Cancer Society, 729 Thimble Shoals Boulevard, Suite 3-C,
Newport News, Va. 23606.

Virginia Williams 1926-2000
Virginia Williams, 73, died July 10 at her home in Great Bend. Survivors
and funeral arrangements will be announced by Bryant-Christians Funeral
Home in Great Bend.

Ervin James "Pete" Pettit 1911-2000
Ervin James "Pete" Pettit, 88, died July 11 at Hutchinson Hospital. He was
born Nov. 4, 1911, in Barton County, the son of James F. and Emma Kerns
Pettit. He married Elsie Robertson Dec. 25, 1937, in Great Bend. She died
Nov. 29, 1999. A lifetime resident of Barton County, he was a retired
seismographer for Central Exploration in Hoisington. Pettit was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Great Bend.
Survivors includes two daughters, Coleen Sturken of Haddam, Conn., and
Cheryl Matthews of Mount Hope; one sister, Mildred Kirby of Sacramento,
Calif.; and four granddaughters, Stacey Cornelius Larkin of Manhattan,
Kristyn Sturken and Kimberly Sturken, both of Manchester, Conn., and
Kandice Sturken of Haddam. He was preceded in death by one son, David J.
Pettit; one brother, Kenneth Pettit; and six sisters, Myrtle, Wilda, Hazel,
Opal, Mabel and Fern.
Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Bryant-Christians Chapel in Great
Bend with the Rev. Dr. Kevin Baxter officiating. Burial will be at the
Great Bend Cemetery. Friends may call from 1-9 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m.
until service time Saturday, all at the funeral home. Memorials are
suggested to the Great Bend Humane Society or Victory in the Valley, both
in care of the funeral home.

Bonita "Bonnie" M. Wirth 1925-2000
Bonita "Bonnie" M. Wirth died on Tuesday, July 11 at her home. She was born
Bonita Marie Currey June 9, 1925, the daughter of Thomas George Currey and
Flora Gaulding. She and her siblings were adopted by George E. Walter after
Flora's marriage to George. She married Robert "Bob" A. Wirth Jr. Feb. 14,
1949. He preceded her in death Aug. 25, 1993. She was cremated.
Bonnie is survivied by five children. They are her son, David Paul Wirth,
married to Pam Hoffman Wirth and their three children, Brenden, Katrina and
Dalton, and Katrina's daughter, Mikayla Elizabeth Wirth-Menges, born July
9, 2000; and her four daughters, Roberta Lynne Wirth, married to Douglas
McCandless and their two sons, David and Andrew McCandless; Connie Jeanne
Rogers, married to Joe Rogers; JoAnn Wirth Roth, married to Kent Roth and
their two children, Bonnie and Alex; and Mary Elizabeth Wirth. She is also
survived by one brother, Robert Thomas Walter of Ypsilanti, Mich. She was
preceded in death by her sister, Mary Leota Walter Walstrom of Littleton,
Colo.
Bonnie was active as a mother, homemaker, farmer and community volunteer
for many years. She graduated from Hoisington High School in 1943. She was
a civilian employee at the Great Bend Airbase in the radio corps during
World War II. She taught Lutheran Sunday School and Catholic Religious
Education classes. Several times she worked for the U.S. Census. She was a
member of the Odin Extension Homemakers Unit for over 30 years and taught
many of the lessons. She volunteered with CASA, Central Kansas Medical
Center, 4-H sewing program and Girl Scouts.
She and Bob farmed for over 40 years raising wheat, alfalfa and cattle on a
farm on the north edge of Cheyenne Bottoms. They owned and operated Wirth
Alfalfa Farms Inc. In 1987, they moved to Great Bend.
Bonnie donated her corneas to the tissue/organ bank. Memorials can be made
to the St. Rose of Lima Memorial Fund-Parish School of Religion or Central
Kansas Medical Center Foundation, both in care of Fryberger Mortuary of
Great Bend.
Rosary service will be at 8 tonight at St. Rose of Lima Church in Great
Bend. A memorial funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the church.
Friends are encouraged to gather at 10 a.m. in the St. Rose Parish
Auditorium. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Fryberger Mortuary.

Russell Lee Dueser 1937-2000
Russell Lee Dueser, 62, died July 12 at his home in Great Bend. He was born
Sept. 22, 1937, in Great Bend, the son of Andrew John and Bessie Ruth
Griffin Dueser. He married Darlene Eckert Nov. 2, 1958, in Great Bend. She
died April 17, 1977. A lifetime resident of the Great Bend area, he was
employed by C.O. Mammels for 19 years and was a farmer.
Dueser was a member of First United Methodist Church, Barton County
Community College Booster Club and Cheyenne Twisters Square Dance Club.
Survivors include one son, Terry Dueser of Wichita; one daughter, Shelly
Herring of Frontenac; his mother; one sister, Jo Rosenbaum of Great Bend;
and five grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Bryant-Christians Chapel in Great
Bend with the Rev. Mark Pennington officiating. Burial will be at Great
Bend Cemetery. Friends may call from 5-9 tonight, 9 a.m. until 9 p.m.
Friday and from 9 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to American Heart Association, in care of the
funeral home.

Frances J. Mauler 1900-2000
OLMITZ - Frances J. Mauler, 100, died July 11 at Gatewood Care Center in
Russell. She was born Feb. 22, 1900, in Olmitz, the daughter of Adolph J.
and Anna Kober Rabenseifner. She married Albert J. Mauler Oct. 24, 1921,
in Olmitz. He died Aug. 2, 1995. A lifetime resident of Olmitz, she was a
homemaker.
Mrs. Mauler was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church in Olmitz.
Survivors include one daughter, Christine M. Lichter of Olmitz; one
brother, Bernard A. Rabenseifner of Olmitz; four grandchildren; seven
great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in
death by two brothers, John Rabenseifner and Adolph Rabenseifner; two
sisters, Mary Langer and Gertrude Seidl; and one granddaughter.
Rosary service will be at 7:30 tonight at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home in
Hoisington. Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church with the
Rev. Ultan Murphy officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery in
Olmitz. Friends may call until 9 tonight at the funeral home. Memorials are
suggested to Gatewood Care Center, in care of the funeral home.

Alvin K. Gore 1933-2000
PLAINVILLE - Alvin K. Gore, 66, died July 12 at his home in Plainville
following a long illness. He was born Sept. 2, 1933, in Sawyer, the son of
Leslie and Susie L. Douthart Gore. He married Joyce Young Jan. 16, 1953, in
El Dorado. A resident of Plainville, he was employed by White and Ellis
Drilling Company in El Dorado, Schult Mobile Homes in Plainville, Slawson
Drilling Company in Great Bend and was the owner and operator of Gore
Trucking.
Survivors include his wife of the home; two sons, Steve Gore of Hershey,
Penn., and Monte Gore of Plainville; one daughter, Gayla Puthoff of
Wichita; four brothers, Robert E. Gore of Hutchinson, David Gore of
Wichita, Jimmy Gore of Nickerson and Roger Gore of Phillipsburg; one
sister, Sue Bullock of Texas; and 13 grandchildren. He was preceded in
death by one daughter, Diana L. Mock; and one brother, Jerry Gore.
Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Plainville Christian Church with
the Rev. Troy Humphrey officiating. Burial will be at Plainville Cemetery.
Friends may call until 8 tonight, from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. Friday at
Moore-Overlease Funeral Chapel in Plainville and from 9:30 a.m. until
service time Saturday at the church. Memorials are suggested to the House
Calls of Hays Medical Center, Home Health and Hospice, Manhattan Christian
College or to the church, all in care of the funeral home.

Teddie Lee Turley 1936-2000
SALIDA, Colo. - Teddie Lee Turley, 64, died July 10 at his home in Salida.
He was born June 20, 1936, in Scott City, the son of Francis Ulyses and
Nora Marie Smith Turley. He married Ada Alta Graham June 5, 1955. A
resident of Salida since 1973, coming from Kansas, he was employed in the
construction and plumbing business and then worked for the Colorado
Department of Corrections in Buena Vista for 19 years until his retirement
in 1995.
Turley was a member of Salida Elks Lodge 808, Chaffee County Sheriff Jeep
Patrol and past president of Heart of the Rockies Little Britches
Association.
Survivors include his wife of the home; one son, Michael Lee Turley of
Salida; three daughters, Christina Lynn Wilson of Saguache, Colo., Sherri
Lou McEnulty of Salida and Charlatte Wright of Pueblo, Colo.; four
brothers, Marvin Turley of Scott City, Wayne Turley and Clifford Turley,
both of Wichita and Danny Turley of Louisiana; two sisters, Elsie Wright of
Scott City and Theda Thompson of Oklahoma; and five grandchildren. He was
preceded in death by one brother, Melvin Turley; one sister, Jessie Mae
Wright; and one granddaughter.
Memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home
in Salida. Memorials are suggested to the Ted Turley Memorial Fund, in care
of the funeral home.

Bonita Marie Walter Wirth 1925-2000
Bonita Marie Walter Wirth, 75, died July 11 at her home in Great Bend.
Survivors and funeral arrangements will be announced by Fryberger Mortuary
in Great Bend.

Frances J. Mauler 1900-2000
OLMITZ - Frances J. Mauler, 100, died July 11 at Gateway Care Center in
Russell. Survivors and funeral arrangements will be announced by
Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home in Hoisington.

Ervin James Pettit 1911-2000
Ervin James Pettit, 88, died July 11 at Hutchinson Hospital. Survivors and
funeral arrangements will be announced by Bryant-Christians Funeral Home in
Great Bend.

Norma Jean Roberts Manweiler 1921-2000
WICHITA - Norma Jean Roberts Manweiler, 78, homemaker, died Tuesday, July
11. She was a longtime resident of Hoisington before moving to Wichita 25
years ago. She loved painting, books and music. Her favorite song was
"Great Is Thy Faithfulness."
Mrs. Manweiler was secure in her faith in Jesus Christ and she was
dedicated to her family. She is survived by six children. They are James
Manweiler of Wichita; Nancy Sullivan of Lake Wales, Fla.; Steve Manweiler
of Wichita; Linda Martin of Neptune Beach, Fla.; Jane Fonseca of Lawrence;
and Margaret Ruppe of Wichita. She had 17 grandchildren. They are Sarah
Engelland, Kathy Manweiler, Mark Sullivan, Amy Lydon, Brad Sullivan, Dana
Milby, Sherri Kahrs, Stephanie Hodge, Risa Martin, Joel Martin, Michael
Fonseca, Stephen Fonseca, Deborah Fonseca, Daniel Fonseca, Joseph Fonseca,
Chris Howell, and Brian Howell. She had 15 great-grandchildren. She was
preceded in death by her beloved husband, Edwin Jacob Manweiler.
Memorials have been established with Choices Medical Clinic and Wichita
Bible Church.
"The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases, His mercies never come to an
end; they are new every morning; great is Thy faithfulness." - Lamentations
3:22-23.
The service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Wichita Bible Church. The burial
and graveside service will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the Hoisington
Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:30-8 tonight at Broadway Mortuary in
Wichita.

Cherline Haase 1930-2000
Cherline Haase, 69, died July 9 at Central Kansas Medical Center, St. Rose
Campus in Great Bend. She was born Aug. 14, 1930, at Kansas City, Mo., the
adopted daughter of Reynold C. and Viola L. Christiansen. She married Paul
E. Haase Dec. 23, 1963, at Cherokee, Okla. A resident of Great Bend since
1972, coming from Omaha, Neb., she was a homemaker.
Mrs. Haase was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Great Bend.
Survivors include her husband of the home; one son, Phillip P. Haase of
Wichita; one daughter, Karen Kay Iverson of Omaha; two brothers, Harold
Christiansen of McCook, Neb., and Larry Christiansen of Hudson; and five
grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the church with the Rev. Dr. Gary W.
Teske officiating. Burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery in
Great Bend. Friends may call from 6-9 tonight, from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m.
Wednesday at Bryant-Christians Funeral Home in Great Bend and from 10 a.m.
until service time Thursday at the church. Memorials are suggested to the
church or Kansas State University Center for Cancer Research, both in care
of the funeral home.

Merrill A. Smither Sr. 1913-2000
SALINA - Merrill A. Smither Sr., 86, died July 8 at Windsor Estates Nursing
Center in Salina. He was born Nov. 10, 1913, in Saline County, the son of
Arthur and Irene Crane Smither. He married his wife Ruth in 1933. She died
in 1995. A resident of Salina since 1985, he was a farmer, "park ranger"
for McDonald's Restaurant for two years and was employed by Phillips
Lighting, formerly called Westinghouse, from 1968-1985.
Smither was a member of First Church of the Nazarene, member and president
of the Golden Years Club in Brookville and Salina, president and board
member of Farm Bureau and board member of Silver Haired Legislators.
Survivors include two sons, Merrill A. Smither Jr. of Las Vegas, Nev., and
Donald W. Smither of Harrisonville, Mo.; two daughters, Shirley Janssen of
Great Bend and Sandra Dyer of Salina; 13 grandchildren; 25
great-grandchildren; and special friend, Marjorie Marzolf of Salina. He was
preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Ryan Mortuary in Salina with the
Rev. Jack Driscoll officiating. Burial will be at Gypsum Hill Cemetery in
Salina. Friends may call until 8 tonight and from 9 a.m. until service time
Wednesday, all at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Salina
Hospice or Saline County Leisure Years Center, both in care of the funeral
home.

Jerry A. Langrehr 1936-2000
WICHITA - Jerry A. Langrehr, 64, died July 10. He was born April 10, 1936,
in Great Bend, the son of Henry and Glenda Panning Langrehr. He was a
graduate of Great Bend High School and Wichita University. A resident of
Wichita, he was a co-owner of Abercrombie Energy.
Langrehr was a member and had served as an officer and board member of
Kansas Independent Oil and Gas Association, served on the board of the
Petroleum Club and was past president of the Kansas Geological Society. He
also was a coach of several baseball and softball teams.
Survivors include his wife of the home, Kathryn Langrehr; one son, Scott
Langrehr of Augusta; three daughters, Nancy Tandy, Sarah Langrehr and Emily
Langrehr, all of Wichita; one brother, Harold Langrehr of Great Bend; two
sisters, Fern Nolte of Great Bend and Thelma Steincamp of Wichita; and four
grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one brother, Jim Langrehr; and
one sister, Patty Schultz.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the University Congregational Church
in Wichita with the Rev. Dr. Robert Meyers officiating. Burial will be at
Resthaven Cemetery in Wichita. Memorials are suggested to Wichita State
University Endowment Association - Jerry A. Langrehr Fund or Wichita
Collegiate School - Jerry A. Langrehr Fund, both in care of Downing & Lahey
Mortuary in Wichita.


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