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Bernice Bohl
ELLSWORTH -- Bernice E. Bohl, 82, Ellsworth, died Thursday, June 21.
Mrs. Bohl was born Bernice Haase on Aug. 8, 1918, at Ellsworth County. She
was a nurses aide at Good Samaritan Retirement Village for 25 years.
Survivors include her husband, Ernest of Ellsworth; a son, Wayne of
Ellsworth; four daughters, Dorothy Choitz, Marjorie Koralek and Peggy Svaty,
all of Ellsworth, and Barbara Fisher of Topeka; a brother, Lloyd Haase of
Ellsworth; a sister, Leola Neuschafer of Hope; 13 grandchildren; 18
great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
The funeral was June 25 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, rural Ellsworth.
Burial was in St. Paul's Lutheran Church Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the church in care of Parsons Funeral Home, 307 N.
Lincoln, Ellsworth 67439

Helen Evelyn Homolka
HOLYROOD -- Helen Evelyn Homolka, 91, Holyrood, died Thursday, June 21,
2001, at rural Holyrood.
Miss Homolka was born Sept. 19, 1909, at Barton County. She graduated from
the University of Kansas with a dietician¹s degree and worked in food
service on the campus for 10 years.
Miss Homolka was a member of United Methodist Church, Eastern Star, and UMW,
all of Claflin. She helped start the 55 Plus Transportation and Meals on
Wheels in Claflin.
A memorial service was held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at United Methodist
Church, Claflin, Rev. Janet Myers officiating. Inurement will be in the
Palacky Cemetery, rural Holyrood.
Memorials may be made to Claflin Scholarship Fund directed to future KU
students in care of Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, P.O. Box 146, Hoisington
67544.
Visitation was from 9:30 a.m. until the service Tuesday at the church.

Georgia Rose Linke
LYONS - Georgia Rose Linke, 86, died June 23, at Lyons District Hospital,
Lyons.
She was born Feb. 6, 1915, at rural Geneseo, the daughter of George and Rose
Deardorff Michells. A longtime resident of Chase, she had lived in Lyons
since 1993. She was a homemaker. She belonged to Community Presbyterian
Church, Chase.
On Aug. 1, 1933, she married Austin M. Linke at Hutchinson. He died Aug. 9,
1993.
Survivors include: two sons, Gerald, Geneseo, and Ralph, Chase; five
grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Jeanette Linke.
Graveside service were June 19 in Chase Springdale Cemetery, Chase, with
Johnnie Hardie presiding.
Memorials may be sent to Chase Community Presbyterian Church, in care of
Sillin Funeral Home, Lyons.

Don D. Wilson
LYONS - Don D. Wilson, 64, died June 18, at his home in Lyons.
He was born Sept. 2, 1936, at Yale, Okla., the son of Ernest and Levina
Thurman Wilson. A resident of Lyons since 1959, he was a retired utility
operator for Enron. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.
He attended St. Paul Catholic Church, Lyons.
On Sept. 26, 1959, he married Ida R. Mosqueda at Lyons. She survives.
Other survivors include: four sons, Don, Harrah, Okla., Ernie, Olathe, Jim,
LeMoore, Calif., and Doug, Ocean Side, Calif.; two daughters, Sheryl Silva
and Rita Smith, both of Lyons; his mother, Lyons; a sister, Dione Neely,
Lyons; and 13 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father; and two brothers, Ernest Jr. and
Leroy Wilson.
Funeral service was 2 p.m. June 22 at Sillin Funeral Home, Lyons, with the
Rev. Robert Friesen presiding. Burial was in Lyons Municipal Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to the Center for Basic Cancer Research, in care of
the funeral home.

Genova Conner 
SALINA ­ Genova Kaye "Jenny" Conner, 34, Salina, died Friday, June 22,  at
Salina Regional Health Center.
Mrs. Conner was born Genova Kaye Dodd on Sept. 8, 1966, at Orange County,
Calif. She was a certified medical aide at Windsor Estates Health Center.
Survivors include her husband, Bob D. of the home; her parents, Donald and
June Dodd of Ellsworth; a sister, KiAnn McBratney of Kansas City, Kan.; and
two brothers, Roby Dodd and Steven Foster, both of Ellsworth.
The funeral was June 25 at Church of the Cross United Methodist Church,
Salina. Burial was in Gypsum Hill Cemetery, Salina.
Memorials may be made to Windsor Estates Health Care Center in  care of
Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina 67401.

Ross W. Stevens
ELLSWORTH ­ Ross W. Stevens, 71, died June 12, 2001, at Salina Regional
Medical Center, Santa Fe Campus.
He was born Jan. 24, 1930, at Herington, the son of Floyd W. Stevens and
Adina E. Ross. A resident of Ellsworth since 1990, moving from Sacramento,
Calif., he was a graduate of Herington High School. He was an electronic
technician in earthquake engineering for the state of California for 22
years, and he served 20 years in the U.S. Air Force.
He belonged to EAA, Ellsworth; Ducks Unlimited; Isis, Salina; Ben Ali,
Sacramento, Calif.; Elks Lodge, Carmichael, Calif.; Mid-West Assistant
Director ARRL; life member of
NRA, Salina Radio Club and he has served as the Emergency Preparedness
Director for Ellsworth County.
On Oct. 9, 1954, he married Helen Hazelton at Richfield Springs, N.Y. She
survives.
Other survivors include: a son, Wayne, Sacramento, Calif.; three daughters,
Linda Evans, Vacaville, Calif., Susan, Sacramento, Calif., and Patricia
Capellino, South Lake Tahoe, Calif.; and nine grandchildren.
Memorial service was June 16 at Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth. Private
family inurnment will be in Sunset Cemetery, Herington.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Shriners Children's
Hospital, Sacramento, Calif., or to the Elks Lodge, Carmichael, Calif.

Margaret M. Harper
ELLSWORTH ­ Margaret M. Harper, 78, died June 16,  at Salina Regional
Medical Center, Santa Fe Campus.
She was born July 31, 1922, at Centerville, the daughter of Fonvill DeWitt
and Charlotte Elizabeth Sheffer Hutton. An Ellsworth resident since 1947,
moving from Kanopolis, she was a homemaker and worked at a defense factory
during World War II. She also had worked at El-Kan and Chickasha, both of
Ellsworth.
She belonged to First Presbyterian Church, Ellsworth.
On Sept. 1, 1940, she married Raymond Harper at Bronson. He died Jan. 3,
1985.
Survivors include: a daughter, Sharon Herrington, Kanopolis; two brothers,
Marvin Hutton, Palisade, Colo., and Marion Hutton, Cheyenne, Wyo.; a sister,
Easter Lily Brown, Olathe; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by four brothers, John, James, Charles and Dan; a
sister, Rose Clay; and a granddaughter.
Memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 20 at First Presbyterian
Church, Ellsworth, with the Rev. Ben Ray presiding. There will be no
visitation. Private burial will be in Ellsworth Memorial Cemetery. Parsons
Funeral Home, Ellsworth, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be sent to Hospice of Salina or to Gideons International, both
in care of the funeral home.

John Bednasek
HOLYROOD ­ John Bednasek, 94, died June 14 at the Wilson Nursing Center,
Wilson.
He was born Sept. 4, 1906 in Ellsworth County, the son of Jennie Kroft and
Joe Bednasek, Sr. A lifetime resident of Ellsworth County, he was a retired
farmer and stockman. He resided in Holyrood and was a member of St. Peter
Lutheran Church., Holyrood.
On Jan. 4, 1927, Mr. Bednasek married Rose A. Borecky in Russell. She
precedes him in death.
Survivors include: two sons, Vernon of Holyrood and Kenneth of Topeka; a
brother, James of Ellsworth; seven grandchildren; and nineteen
great-grandchildren.
The service was held Saturday, June 16, at St. Peter Lutheran Church,
Holyrood, Pastor John Sharp officiating. Interment occurred in Ellsworth
Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to St. Peter Lutheran Church, Holyrood.

Regina B. Mahoney 
DORRANCE ­  Regina B. Mahoney of Dorrance, passed away Friday, June 8, at
Via Christi Hospital in Wichita.  Her funeral service was Monday, June 11 at
St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Dorrance.
 Regina was born in Wilson on Aug. 19, 1909, at her home across the street
and just south of Lang Memorial Library.  She was the last of seven children
born to Mike and Mary Schwarz.  Her father ran the local implement
dealership and her mother was active in the church.
 In 1927, Regina graduated from Wilson with 22 fellow classmates.  She
attended Marymount in Salina and married Elmo Mahoney of Dorrance in 1932 at
St. Wenceslaus in Wilson.  They lived on a farm east of Dorrance and later
moved into town.  She was active in Sorosis, Friends of Reading, various
bridge clubs, Altar Society, and was president of the Salina Council of
Catholic Women.
 She is survived by one son, Garry Mahoney of Wichita,  two daughters, Linda
Vopat of Topeka and Jan Hopkins of Rose Hill, as well as  seven
grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
 A memorial has been established with the Wilson Senior Center, where she
shared many meals and good conversation with her friends.

Carl Staudinger
DUBUQUE ­ Carl Staudinger, 92, Dubuque, died Thursday, June 14, 2001, at his
home.
Mr. Staudinger was born April 1, 1909, at rural Dubuque and was a lifetime
resident of the Dubuque-Dorrance area. He was a retired farmer-stockman and
a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church, Dubuque, Holy Family Catholic
Church, Odin, and Holy Name Society.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna, in 1998; a son, Gilbert; and a
daughter, Michelle Staudinger.
Survivors include three sons, Gerald and Richard, both of Dorrance, and Joe
of Gilbert, Ariz.; four daughters, Carmen Patterson of Tucson, Ariz., Alice
Staudinger of Olathe and Joann Snider and Marilyn Barton, both of Wichita;
two sisters, Sister Veronica Staudinger and Sister Monica Staudinger; and 13
grandchildren.
The funeral was June 16 at St. Catherine Catholic Church, Dubuque, the Rev.
Pascal Klein officiating. Burial will be in St. Catherine Cemetery, Dubuque.
 Memorials may be made to St. Catherine of Dubuque Heritage Fund or Dubuque
Catholic Cemetery Trust, in care of Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, 415 N.
Main, Hoisington 67544.

Zella Annis Cipra,
EMPORIA ­ Zella Annis Cipra, 89, died June 18 at the Holiday Resort
Rehabilitation Center, Emporia.
She was born June 25, 1911 at Crawford to Clarence Huff and Nora Ellen Bass
Huff.
Zella became the wife of Ernest LeRoy Cipra ³Cip² on June 25, 1936, Emporia.
He died April 26, 2001.
Mrs. Cipra graduated from Ellsworth High School and lived all of her married
life at Emporia until she retired to San Benito, Texas.  She and her husband
owned and operated many gas stations and truck stops. She was a member of
First Presbyterian Church, Emporia and Order of the Eastern Star Miriam
Chapter #14.
Carlson Funeral Home, 501 W. Sixth Ave., Emporia handled  the arrangements.

Marjorie Hoke
DORRANCE ­ Marjorie Hoke, 71, Dorrance, died Wednesday, June 13, at Western
Missouri Medical Center, Warrensburg, Mo.
Mrs. Hoke was born Marjorie Zorn on Sept. 8, 1929, at Barton County and was
a longtime Bunker Hill area resident. She was a homemaker and a member of
Bunker Hill United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Larry of Dorrance; two sons, Brent of
Warrensburg and Randy of Garden Grove, Calif.; a daughter, LaRee Bretz of
Lucas; two sisters, Alice Zorn of Glendora, Calif., and Leona Robinson of
Great Bend; and five grandchildren.
The funeral was June 18 at Pohlman's Memorial Chapel, 610 N. Maple, Russell
67665, the Rev. Earl Haggard officiating. Burial will be in Bunker Hill
Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Bunker Hill Methodist Church and American Cancer
Society.

Beulah M. Frohreich 1915 to 2001
HOLYROOD - Beulah M. Frohreich, 85, died June 6, at Dillon Living Center,
Hutchinson.
She was born Aug. 27, 1915, at Bridgeport, Ill., the daughter of Pearl
Gilbert and Flossie Carnes Bennett. A lifetime resident of Holyrood, she was
a homemaker.
She belonged to St. Peter Lutheran Church, Holyrood.
On June 3, 1937, she married Victor Delbert Frohreich at Holyrood. He died
May 8, 1983.
Survivors include: two daughters, Carol Ann Kempke, Hutchinson, and Barbara
Reid, Overland Park; a brother, Ralph Bennett, Holyrood; a sister, Mildred
Hughes, Holyrood; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was June 8 at St. Peter Lutheran Church, Holyrood, with
Pastor John Sharp presiding.
Burial was in St. Peter Lutheran Church Cemetery, Holyrood.
Memorials may be sent to St. Peter Lutheran Church, Holyrood.

Charles Hazelton 1943 to 2001
HAWAII - Charles 'Chester' Hazelton, 57, died May 28,  at Ewa Beach, Oahu.
He was born June 7, 1943, at Richfield Springs, New York. He served in the
U.S. Navy for five years and worked at the Pearl Habor Sub Base Special
Services M.W.R. for 23 1/2 years. OMr. Fix-it,' as his friends called him,
was a Punahou Schools, Oahu, maintenance worker for 13 years.
Survivors include: his wife Jeanny L. Hazelton; two sons, Charles C., Las
Vegas and Chad F., Ewa Beach; one daughter, Cherie of the home; two
brothers, Howard, and Robert and his wife, Frances Hazelton, all of New
York, N.Y.; two sisters, Helen and her husband Ross, Ellsworth, and Rosalie
Hazelton of New York. N. Y.
Mr. Hazelton was preceded in death by his mother, father and a brother.
Services were June 7 at Thurston Memorial Chapel, Oahu.
Memorials may be made to the family, Jeanny Hazelton, 91-920 Ololani Street,
Ewa Beach, Oahu, Hawaii, 96702-2223.

Marjorie E. Burger 1929 to 2001
SALINA ­ Marjorie E. Burger, 71, Salina, died Saturday, June 9, at her home.
Mrs. Burger was born Marjorie E. Miller on Dec. 11, 1929, at Covert and
lived in Salina for 20 years, moving from Beloit. She was an assembly worker
at Tony's Pizza, retiring in 1995, and attended First Southern Baptist
Church of Salina.
Her husband, Raymond, died in 1981.
Survivors include two sons, Richard of Eau Claire, Wis., and Bradley of
Salina; four daughters, Karla Humfeld and Michele Hixenbaugh, both of
Salina, Jane Burmeister of Ellsworth and Debra Kochur of Dover, Ohio; four
brothers, Delmar Miller of Independence, Eldon Miller of Olathe, Edward
Miller of Blue Springs, Mo., and Robert Miller of Atlanta; three sisters,
Arlene Denio of Kiowa, Betty Murphy of Junction City and Thelma Snyder of
Odessa, Mo.; 18 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a
great-great-grandchild.
The service was June 12 at Cawker City Cemetery, Cawker City, Pastor Glenn
Davis officiating.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Salina.
There was no visitation. The body was cremated.
Roselawn Mortuary, 1307 S. Santa Fe., Salina 67401, handled arrangements.

Bernard N. Weber 1920 to 2001
OREGON ­  Bernard N. Weber, 81, died May 22 at Providence Medical Center in
Medford, Ore.
He was born April 13, 1920, in Dubuque, the son of Pete and Mary (Feltes)
Weber. He served in the U. S. Coast Guard during World War II. Upon his
discharge, he farmed and worked in the oil fields in Kansas.
Mr. Weber married Dorothy Fallon on July 22, 1967, in Sparks, Nev. He was a
long-haul trucker while living in California. They moved from Fremont,
Calif. to Central Point, Ore. in 1978 where he raised cattle and owned and
operated a hay baling operation until his death. He was a member of the Farm
Bureau of Jackson County, Oregonians in Action of Portland, and Tractor Club
No. 81 in Central Point.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Florentine Weber, and
brother Lavern Weber.
Survivors in addition to his wife, Dorothy, are two daughters, Betty Carter,
Plano, Tex. and Ann Marie Weber, Seattle, Wash., and two sisters, Sister
Stella Weber, OP, Mesa, Ariz., and Marge Mayer, Wichita, Kans. There are two
grandchildren.
Mr. Weber was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Medford, Ore. and
funeral services were held there on May 29, 2001. The Rev. William Dillard
officiated. Grave services were at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Medford.

Mary Ellen Burdick 1918 to 2001
HESSTON - Mary Ellen Burdick, 82, died June 7, at Schowalter Villa, Hesston.
She was born Oct. 23, 1918, at Council Grove, the daughter of Arthur E. and
Agnes F. Rowland Smith. A resident of Hesston, she was a substitute teacher
in and around the Holyrood area. She graduated from Hutchinson High School
and from Sterling College.
She belonged to United Church of Christ, Holyrood, and was a member of the
Ladies Groups.
On Sept. 25, 1938, she married Alvin Burdick at Hutchinson. He died Nov. 16,
1986.
Survivors include: a son, David B., Valley Center; three daughters, E.
Dianne Sisk, Lawrence, Lynn E. Lamkin, LaPorte, Texas, and Kim R. Bergin,
Farmington, N.M.; a brother, Alvin L. Smith, Hutchinson; eight
grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Lewis R. Smith.
Services were June 9 at the Schowalter Villa Chapel, Hesston, with Chaplain
Beverly Baumgartner presiding. Graveside services were June 9 in St. Peter
United Church of Christ Cemetery, Holyrood.
Memorials may be sent to the National Parkinson's Disease Foundation, in
care of Petersen Funeral Home, Newton.

Lela Bates Mettlen     1907-2001
Lela Bates Mettlen was born November 12, 1907 in northwest Lincoln County to
Charles F. and Nora Belle (Brown) Bates. She attended Shiloh Grade School
and graduated from Sylvan Grove High School in 1925. She attended Fort Hays
College Summer School for several summers. She took and passed a State
required teaching test that enabled her to start her teaching career of five
years in the fall of 1925.
She was united in marriage with Lawrence E. Mettlen on August 10, 1930 at
Ash Grove, Kansas. Lawrence and Lela lived and farmed in the Shiloh and
Rosette communities until 1966 when they built their new home and moved in
to Sylvan Grove. Lawrence and Lela celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary
in Aug. of 1992 after which Lawrence passed away on September 23, 1992.
Lela continued to live in her home in Sylvan. Her health began to fail in
1996 and her granddaughter, Jennifer Mettlen, lived with her and assisted in
her care for a few months before Lela moved to Beverly Health Care at Lucas
in August of 1996.
In August of 1999, the family moved Lela to Phillips County Long Term Care
at Phillipsburg. This move made her much closer to her daughter, Delores and
husband, Harold Standley of Kensington, so Delores could help with her care.
Lela's granddaughter, Twila and husband, Dennis Fredrickson and family live
in Phillipsburg. Twila is the Social Director of Long Term Care so she
looked in on her grandmother five days a week. Sons and wives, Dale and
Barbara Mettlen and Gary and Sue Mettlen, all of Sylvan Grove, visited her
often.
Lawrence and Lela joined the Sylvan Grove Presbyterian Church in 1960. Lela
served with pride as treasurer of the Presbyterian Ladies Aid for many
years, for which she received a plaque honoring her work. She was an active
member of the Sylvan Grove Senior Center until her health failed her.
Lela loved to cook and bake. She will be remembered for her delicious dinner
and cinnamon rolls and her red cinnamon apples that she made for church
bazaars and family dinners. She also loved to garden and take care of her
yard and flowers.
Her Lord and family always came first. She was a great care giver to many.
She helped her father raise her two younger brothers as her mother passed
away when Lela was ten years old. Her steadfast loving care continued to be
given to many family members throughout her life.
Lela always enjoyed going out to Dale and Barbara's farm. She especially
enjoyed drives to see the crops. She enjoyed visiting Gary and Sue's country
home as she loved country life. She enjoyed all family gatherings. She
especially enjoyed her Christmas dinner and party with all her children,
grandchildren and great-grandchildren at the Long Term Care in December of
2000.
After several months of failing health, Lela died on May 21, 2001 at
Phillips County Long Term Care.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, one brother, Harold
Bates, one step-brother, Delbert Bates and two grandsons.
Survivors are her daughter, Delores and husband, Harold Standley of
Kensington; her two sons, Dale and wife Barbara, Gary and wife Sue, all of
Sylvan Grove; her brother Floyd Bates and wife Elsie, of Lucas; her
brother-in-law Marvin Mettlen and wife Mary of Bennington; nine
grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, and many, many friends.
Funeral services were at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 25, 2001 in the Presbyterian
Church in Sylvan Grove. Officiating were Rev. Kathleen Dooley and Pastor
Dale McCain. Jane Vonada was the organist and Jan Ammons accompanied Rod
Ammons as he sang.
Honorary casket bearers were: Twila Fredrickson, Stephanie Lloyd, Dana
Burch, Holly Mettlen, and Traci Mettlen. Casket bearers were: Dennis
Fredrickson, Roger Mettlen, Brent Mettlen, Cory Mettlen, Angell Mettlen and
Jennifer Mettlen. Burial was in the Rosette Cemetery.
Memorials in Lela's name may be made to the Sylvan Presbyterian Church or to
the Phillips County Long Term Care.
Rodrick & Minear Funeral Home of Sylvan Grove was in charge of arrangements.

Gary Dean Nily  1961-2001
MANHATTAN - Gary Dean Nily, 39, Manhattan, died Friday, June 1, 2001, at his
home.
Mr. Nily was born Oct. 19, 1961, at Simi Valley, Calif., and lived in
Manhattan for 12 years. He worked at Armour Swift Eckrich in Junction City
and was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Lincoln.
Survivors include his wife, Merilee of the home; his father, Dick Nily of
Salina; and a sister, Lora Anderson of Salina.
Memorial services were at 2 p.m. Monday at the Sedalia Community Church
northwest of Manhattan, the Revs. Gerald Radtke and Kevin Larson
officiating.
Memorials may be made to Homecare and Hospice, Inc. and the American Cancer
Society in care of Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave.,
Manhattan 66501.
The body was cremated.

Helen Peirano Jensen ­­ 1922-2001
GAVELSTON, TX - Helen Peirano Jensen, 79, died Sunday, May 27, 2001 at a
hospital in Galveston, Tx.
She was born April 18, 1922 in Barton County, the eldest daughter of George
and Lena (Siefers) Peirano. She married Harold Ray Jensen, July 25, 1945.
They lived most of their married life in the Houston and Galveston, Tx.
areas.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Douglas P. Jensen and Gregory L.
Jensen; her parents, George and Lena Peirano; a brother, Charles Peirano;
and a sister, Doris Mae Lamoreux.
Her survivors include her husband, H. Ray Jensen of the home and a number of
nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Helen Jensen were held from a Catholic Church in
Galveston, on Friday, June 1 and burial was in Houston.

Otto O. Keihle  1915-2001
KANOPOLIS - Otto O. Keihle, 86, Kanopolis, died Friday, June 1, 2001, at the
Ellsworth County Medical Center.
Mr. Keihle was born April 22, 1915, at Kanopolis and was a lifetime
resident. He was a screening room foreman at Independent Salt Co. and a
member of American Legion Post 329, both of Kanopolis. He was a World War II
Army veteran.
His wife, Theresa "Tracy", died in 1999.
Survivors include: a son, Terry of Kanopolis; two daughters, Nathalie Powell
of Lakewood, Colo., and Beverly Atcheson of Cumming, Ga.; nine
grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
The funeral was at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Parsons Funeral Home, 307 N. Lincoln,
Ellsworth 67439, the Rev. Al Hysom officiating. Burial was in the Buckeye
Cemetery with American Legion honors.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Visitation was from 1 to 8 p.m. Monday and with an 8 a.m. service time at
the funeral home.


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