Margaret Anna Neuschafer
ENTERPRISE Margaret Anna Neuschafer, 82, passed away at Chapman
Manor, Chapman on October 13.
Margaret was born December 6, 1918 at Odin. Her parents were Joseph
Mary Lamatsch Demel. She attended the Holy Family School in Odin. She
married to Alfred Neuschafer on May 6, 1941 at the Holy Family Catholic
Church, Odin. They farmed near Ellsworth before moving to their farm
Enterprise in 1945. She worked as a nursing assistant at the Coffman
Home and Enterprise Estates Nursing Center both in Enterprise.
She was preceded in death by her husband on January 29, 1984.
Donald, on January 2, 1972, one brother, Clarence and five sister,
Demel, Mary Gerritzen, Anna Wondra, Mathila Schneider and Eleanor Fielder.
She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church, the Daughters of
and the Altar Society, all of Chapman and of the Enterprise Senior
Survivors include two sons: Vernon and his wife Jackie of Arlington,
Marvin and his wife Jolene of Bartlesville, OK; two daughters, Janice
Neuschafer of McPherson, Mary Avery and her husband Dennis of Abilene;
sisters, Viola Axman of Olmitz and irene Mattas of Wilson; four brothers,
Edward, Hoisington, August, Claflin, Stephen, Claflin and Jerome, Rose
six grandchildren, two step-grandchildren five grandchildren, three
The funeral was held at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Chapman on October
17. Father Richard Lutgen officiated. Burial was in the St. Patrick's
Memorials may be given to St. Michael's Catholic Church of Chapman
Hospice of Dickinson County in care of the Londeen Funeral Chapel,
Chapman, KS 67431.
SYLVAN GROVE, Norbert Farney, 81, Sylvan Grove, died Thursday,
Farney was born February 23, 1920 in Sylvan Grove to Dennis Farney,
Lena Kasper. He worked as a farmer and stockman.
Survivors include: two brothers, Dennis J. of Wilson and Emil Farney
Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 13 at St. Wenceslaus Catholic
Church, Wilson. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church.
Betty S. Wade
PITTSBURG Betty S. Wade, 57, died October 14 at the Mt. Carmel
She was born July 20, 1944 in Independence the daughter of Rockey and
On June 30, 1964 she was united in marriage to Lawrence Wade in Carthage,
MO. He survives of the home.
Mrs. Wade was a long time resident of the Coffeyville area moving to
Pittsburg six years ago. She was a teachers aide for the Coffeyville
Start and also secretary for Wade Quality Termite Control; in Coffeyville
for over 28 years.
She was a member of the Christian Church of Cherryvale.
In her younger years she enjoyed tap dancing and ceramics.
Other survivors include a son, Rocky, Ft. Scott; a daughter Tammy Conklin
and son-in-law Don of the home; brother Rockey Whinery III of Cherryvale,
twin sister Barbara Wheeler, Ellsworth; and four grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Maxine Bryant
Loretta Whinery; and two brothers, Howard OJack' and Lloyd Whinery.
Funeral services were Oct. 17, at the Friskel Funeral Home with Rev.
Powers officiating. Burial was in the Mt. Olive Cemetery. Memorial
suggested to The Feed the Children Fund in care of Friskel Funeral
E. McKay, Frontenac, KS 66763.
Michael Allan Lacey
GLADSTONE, Mo. -- Michael Allan Lacey, 39, Gladstone, Mo., passed away
Wednesday, Oct. 10, at his residence.
Lacey was born May 12, 1962 in Wichita. His interests included books,
videos, and camping.
He was preceded in death by his father, Richard Lacey in May of 2000,
his maternal grandparents, Albina and Earl Gourley.
Suvivors include: his mother and step-father, Velma and Jerry Kidd;
sisters, Teresa Faller and her husband Gary and Dawn Renee Shriner;
nieces, Kristy, Kelly, and Kacey Shriner; two nephews, Josh and Matt
and his loving extended family at Concerned Care.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 13 at the McGilley Antioch
Kansas City. Graveside services were Saturday at the Kanopolis Cemetery,
The family suggests contributions to Ministry to the Disabled, c/o
Charities, 1112 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo. 64105.
Kenneth D. "Bud" Jenicek
CHICKASHA, Okla. -- Kenneth D. "Bud" Jenicek, 82, Chickasha, Okla.,
Oct. 9, while mowing his yard on a picture-perfect Oklahoma autumn
A long-time Chickasha resident, Jenicek was born to William F. and
(Johansen) Jenicek at Great Bend, Kan. on May 17, 1919.
He attended Kansas State University and worked as an aeronautics engineer.
Jenicek was married to Evelyn Burroughs from Dec. 26, 1958 to 1965.
Raised as one of five children on the family farm in Holyrood, Jenicek
an avid fisherman in his younger years. He still enjoyed driving his
and caring for his house, yard and fruit trees. He always shared his
crop with friends and family.
His family liked hearing him tell about growing up during the Dust
designing airplanes. He maintained a lively interet in American and
history, regularly read U.S. News and World Report and Readers Digest
condensed books, and loyally followed the Fighting Chicks, Kansas State
Wildcats and Sooner sports teams.
He spent many happy holidays with his family in Norman, Okla. and looked
forward to homemade pies. Special times will not be the same without
"Great Uncle Bud."
Jenicek was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Dorothy
Lucile Widner, and Vivian Bellrose; and one brother, Paul Jenicek.
Survivors include: five nices, Dr. Evelyn Arrowood and husband Bob
Louis, Janice Austin of Glencale, Ariz., Patricia Black, Ella Herron,
Dr. Margo E. Wilson and husband Thom of Scottsdale, Ariz.; two nephews,
Bock and Daryl Flores; two grandnephews, Dr. Victor Wilson, wife Dr.
Gossin and children Will, Christian, and Olivia, all of Norman, Okla.,
Wilson, wife Lucia and son Tony of Phoenix, Ariz.; and other grand
grandnieces, nephews, and relations.
The memorial service was held at McRay's Funeral Home in Chickasha
Friday, Oct. 12. Uncle Bud will be buried between his parents and brother
the St. Paul's United Church of Christ Cemetery, Holyrood. Graveside
services were held Sunday, Oct. 14.
Marion C. Swart
SALINA Marion C. Swart, 87, Salina, died Oct. 11.
Swart was born Marion Chegwidden on Sept. 24, 1914 in rural Dorrance,
daughter of Harry and Caroline (Essig) Chegwidden. She was an elementary
She was preceded in death by her husband Ralph Swart in 1998 and her
Suvivors include: two sons, Harry and Roger Swart, both of Wilson;
sister, Alice Phillips of Salina; and one grandchild.
Funeral service was Monday, Oct. 15 at Sunrise Presbyterian Church,
Burial was Monday at the Wilson City Cemetery, Wilson.
Memorials are suggested to the Sunrise Presbyterian Church, Salina.
Terry Steven Hoss
RUSSELL Terry Steven Hoss, 55, died Oct. 3 at Russell Regional
Russell. He was born April 1, 1946, in Goodland, the son of John and
Anderson Hoss. He married Betty J. Witt in 1973 in Lincoln.
A resident of Russell, coming from Bunker Hill, he was a truck driver
operated his own trucking business.
Hoss was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6240. He was
Marine Corps. veteran of the Vietnam War.
Survivors include two sons, Shawn Hoss of Hays and Cody Hoss of Russell;
daughter, Terri Jane Hoss of Hays; his father of Russell; one brother,
Hoss of Russell; one sister, Judy Novotny of Holyrood; and two
Funeral was Oct. 6 at Pohlman1s Mortuary Memorial Chapel in Russell,
the Rev. Earl Haggard officiating.
Burial was at Bunker Hill Cemetery in Russell.
Memorials are suggested to Russell Regional Hospital, in care
Kenneth L. DeWerff
ELLINWOOD Kenneth L. DeWerff, 73, died Oct. 6.
He was born May 10, 1928, in Ellinwood, the son of Chester L. and Clara
He married Bessie Davis Kasselman June 7, 1954, in Ellinwood.
A lifelong resident of Ellinwood, he was a stockman and farmer.
DeWerff was a member of First Baptist Church in Ellinwood and American
Quarterhorse Association. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean
Survivors include his wife of the home; two sons, Steven Whynn DeWerff
Derby and Jeffrey Wayne DeWerff of Ellinwood; two daughters, Linda
Borror of Calhan, Colo., and Jane Kathleen Thier of Ellinwood; two
Vernon DeWerff of Ellinwood and Neil DeWerff of Hays; two sisters,
Meyer of Alva, Okla., and Virginia Smith of Phoenix, Ariz.; and 11
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church, with the Rev. David
officiating. Burial will be at Lakin-Comanche District Cemetery in
Memorials are suggested to Fellowship of Christian Cowboys in Colorado
Springs, Colo., in care of Kimple Funeral Home Great Bend.
Leonard "Pete" John Peterman
MILACA, MINNESOTA - Leonard "Pete" John Peterman, 73, died Monday,
He was born December 17, 1927 to Frank and Bertha (Burmeister)
He was confirmed at St. Paul's Lutheran Church at Ellsworth and also
attended the Christian Day School. He worked for Northern Natural Gas
Bushton, until he entered the U.S. Marine Corps.
He married Doris Nienke February 26, 1950 at Emanuel Lutheran
He was then called back to serve in the Marines, where he attained
of Staff Sergeant. He was awarded a Purple Heart during the Korean
After the service he was a self-employed pipeline welder from Texas
Alaska. In 1960 he settled east of Milaca. Leonard continued as a pipeline
welder until retirement. He raised Angus cattle for many years and
member of the American Angus Association, Minnesota Angus Association
the National Cattleman Associ-ation. He was a member of
American Legion and the VFW in Ellsworth. He was also a member of St.
Lutheran Church in Ogilvie and the Pipe Welders Local 798 of Tulsa,
He was artistic in design and inventing with his welding and he enjoyed
He is survived by his wife, Doris of Milaca; children, Melinda and
Cliff Senlycki of Princeton; Peggy Peterman of Cold Spring, Minn.;
Peterman of Ogilvie; Sally Peterman of Baldwin, Wis.; Dan and wife
Peterman of Peosta, Iowa; and Joel and wife Melissa Peterman of Lakeville,
Minn.; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Clarence
wife Mona Peterman of Ellsworth; sisters, Anita Holle of Ellsworth,
Betty and husband Victor Urbanek of Andrews, Tex.; also by many other
relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Irene and Evelyn;
grandson, Waylon Senlycki; and a stillborn granddaughter.
Funeral servicers were held Friday, Oct. 5, at the St. Paul's Lutheran
Church in Ogilvie with the Rev. James Hesse officiating.
Burial was in the Graceland Cemetery south of Ogilvie.
Memorials are preferred.
Dorothy M. Smith
HOLYROOD -- Dorothy M. Smith, 85, Holyrood, died Monday, Oct. 8 at
She was born to John and Anna (Ehler) Siemsen Sept. 18, 1916 in Holyrood.
She lived most of her life in Holyrood, working at one time as
a JC Penneys
office clerk in Wichita and California. In 1944, she married Melbourne
Smith. They later divorced.
She belonged to the American Legion Auxiliary and St. Paul's United
of Christ, both of Holyrood.
Smith was preceded in death by her brother Herman Siemsen on Sept.
Survivors include four sisters, Margaret Mehl, Mildred Hannaberry,
Cundiff, all of Holyrood, and Lou Ella Strong, Lakeview, AR; and many
Services are 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 at St. Paul's United Church
Christ, Pastor Mary Lou Klein officiating.
Visitation is 1-8 p.m. on Wednesday at Parson's Funeral Home and 9-10
Thursday at the church.
Memorials may be made to the church.
ELLSWORTH Amalia Sommers, 100, passed from this life on October
1 at her
She was a life long resident of Ellsworth and was born to Ethel Grace
Riddell and George J. Brenner October 29,, 1900.
Clayton Eli Sommers and Amalia were united in marriage on July 29,
She was a first grade teacher at Ellsworth and a bookkeeper for their
business, City Plumbing and Heating, life member of Eastern Star, American
Legion Auxiliary, an organist for and a member of Holy Apostles Episcopal
Church, a member of the Hospital Auxiliary, a past school board member,
of Ellsworth and a Life Master in duplicate bridge.
Survivors include a son, Robert C. Sommers, Topeka; a daughter Joyce
Patterson, Ellsworth; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband Clayton on October 1, 1972.
Memorial service will be Sat., Oct. 6, 11 a.m., Holy Apostles
Church, Ellsworth, Rev Kevin Schmidt officiant.
Memorials may be made to the church or Hospice of Salina.
Arlene Redman Helus
COLUMBUS, OHIO Arlene Redman Helus, 85, passed away on September
26 at the
St. Angela Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Columbus, Ohio.
She was born and raised in the Wilson and Ellsworth area. She and her
husband Leo lived in Ohio the past 50 years. She was a member of Christ
Presbyterian Church, past president of the International Food Service
Executives Association, Columbus Branch, and past president of The
She is survived by her husband, Leo H. Helus; sister Beverly J. Bailey,
Pickerington, Ohio, brother, George F. (Janie) Redman, Salina; and
and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, George F and
Redman; her brother, Leon G. Redman; and her sister Betty J. Kale.
A memorial service will be held, 1 p.m., Saturday, October
6 at Christ
Presbyterian Church, 4220 Cleveland Ave. Columbus OH, with Reverend
Charles Lee Herber
OAKLAND, NEB. Charles Lee Herber, 64, Oakland, died Friday, Sept.
Mr. Herber was born Feb. 17, 1937, at Wilson. He was a self-employed
Survivors include two sons, Charles Barnett of Oklahoma City and Jimmy
Porterfield of Boonville, Mo.; three daughters, Lolita Glebavicius
Elsberry, Mo., Rosita Golbek of Omaha and Ginette S. Lehner of Hays;
brothers, Leonard of Apache, Okla., and Richard of New Florence, Pa.;
sisters, Dorothy Ann Hines of Monticello, Ark., and Peggy Eperson of
Springs, Okla.; and nine grandchildren.
The service was Oct. 1 at Ellsworth Memorial Cemetery.
There will be no visitation.
Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth, handed arrangements.