Phyllis A. Cooper
1926 - 2001
Memorial services for Phyllis Cooper, 74, Bonner
Springs, will be May 4, at the First Christian Church, Bonner Springs.
Private inurnment will take place in the Bonner Springs Cemetery at a later
Mrs. Cooper died Sunday, April 29, at Providence
Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.
She was born May 11, 1926, in Ames, Iowa. She
was a 1946 graduate of Iowa State University, and with her husband, Dr.
C. M. Cooper, owned and operated the veterinary Medicine Publishing Co.
in Bonner Springs and Edwardsville for many years. She was the past president
on the P.E.O. sisterhood, the Lake Forest Ladies Club and the Lake Forest
Bridge Club. She was a member of the First Christian Church, Bonner Springs,
and a 25-year member of E.R.I. Investment Club.
Survivors include her husband, Carlos M. Cooper,
Bonner Springs; two sons, Dr. Lawrence, Abilene , and Earl Cooper, Bonner
Springs; one daughter, Lynn M, Hefley, Lawrence; one sister, Elaine Anderson,
Sun City West, Ariz.; five grandsons and three granddaughters.
The family suggests memorials to the P.E.O. Sisterhood
Paul A. Perkins
1912 - 2001
Graveside services for Paul Perkins, 89, Edwardsville,
will be May 4 in Bonner Springs Cemetery, Bonner Springs.
Mr. Perkins died Monday, April 30, at Parkway
Care Home, Edwardsville.
He was born April 11, 1912, in Kansas City, Mo.
He was a 1930 graduate of Bonner Springs High School and an Army Corp.
Veteran of WW II. He was a former member of the VFW, the Masonic Lodge,
and the Scottish Rite Bodies, the Abdallah Shriners, and a member of the
F.O.E. 3181 in Bonner Springs. He was a Methodist and formerly owned and
operated Perkins Hardware in Bonner Springs, retiring in 1982.
Survivors include one son, Terry Perkins, Speedway,
Ind.; one grandson, Shane Perkins, Speedway, Ind.; and his longtime companion
and conservator, Ruth Willemsen, Bonner Springs.
John W. Matthews, Jr.
1916 - 2001
Services for John W. Matthews, Jr., 85, Bonner
Springs, were May 2, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Kansas City, Kan.
Burial was in Mt. Calvary Mausoleum, Kansas City, Kan.
Mr. Matthews died Saturday, April 28, at the
Center for Long Term Care, Bonner Springs.
He was born March 20, 1916, in Kansas City, Kan.
He was a switch foreman for the Kansas City Southern Railroad, retiring
in 1979. He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, and the Kansas
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Matthews,
Bonner Springs; two sons, John Matthews, Kansas City, Kan., and David Matthews,
Shawnee; one daughter, Alice Fehrenbach, Chandler, Ariz.; two brothers,
Marvin Matthews, Piper, and Glenn Matthews, Tulsa, Okla; one sister, Margaret
Williams, Cal.; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to Catholic Charities.
James R. Phillips
1935 - 2001
Graveside services for James R. Phillips, 65,
Basehor, were April 20, at Chapel Hill Cemetery, Kansas City, Kan.
Mr. Phillips died Friday, April 13, at Providence
He was born Dec. 8, 1935, in Clinton, Mo., the
son of Russell and Marjorie Phillips. He was married to Sondra Lee Estes
in 1958. He was a member of the Missouri National Guard ? 110th Engineers
for over eight years. He was an assembly worker for General Motors, Fairfax
Plant, Kansas City, Kansas, for over 32 years.
Survivors include his wife, Sondra Lee, Basehor;
one son, Russell Floyd Phillips, Leavenworth; one daughter, Regina Strown,
Kansas City, Kan.; five grandsons, one granddaughter, two great nieces,
three great nephews, and one great-great nephew.
The family suggests memorials to the Hospice
of Kansas City.
James J. Gander
1927 - 2001
Services for Jim J. Gander, 73, Bonner Springs,
were May 2 at the Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs. Burial
was in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, Kan.
Mr. Gander died Friday, April 27, at Shawnee
He was born Oct. 23, 1927, in Bethel, Mo. He
was a Master Carpenter for the Carpenter's Union Local No. 168 in Kansas
City, Kan., for 47 years. He was also a U.S. Army Veteran of WW II, a life
member of the Disabled American Veteran's Chapter No. 1 in Kansas City,
Kan., and a life member of American Legion Post No. 58 in Topeka. He helped
the Sister Servants of Mary in Kansas City, Kan., with construction projects
for over 35 years.
He is preceded in death by his wife Mae Gander,
in 2000; two brothers, William Gander, in 1987, and Kenneth Gander, in
1996; one sister, Thelma Ruth Gander, in 1936; and one daughter, Shirley
Marie Holloway Gander, in 1982.
Survivors include two sons, Jim Gander and John
Gander, both of Bonner Springs; three brothers, Maynard Gander, Elizabeth,
Col., Gerald Gander, Shelbyville, Mo., and David Gander, Montreal Mo.;
nine grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the Sister Servants
of Mary, 800 North 18th Street, Kansas City, Kan., 66012.
Idah Pearl Campbell
1904 - 2001
Services for Idah P. Campbell, 97, Tonganoxie,
will be May 3 at the United Methodist Church, Tonganoxie.
Mrs. Campbell died Monday, April 30, at the Tonganoxie
She was born Feb. 7, 1904, in Horton, the daughter
of Oscar and Zoa Breyman. She graduated from Horton High School in 1923.
She worked in a Dry Goods Store in Horton and Corning, Kan., before moving
to Sunflower Village and working at the Sunflower Ordinance Plant, De Soto
during WW II. The family moved to Tonganoxie in 1946, where she worked
at Zoellner's Dry Goods Store, retiring in 1974. She was a member of the
United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, and Florence Riford Senior
Citizens all of Tonganoxie. She married Kenneth Reed Campbell in 1926.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth,
Survivors include three daughters, Juanity Klinkenberg,
Kansas City, Mo., Lola Campbell, Amityville, N.Y., and Marilyn Bundy, Tonganoxie;
10 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer's
Association or Tonganoxie Nursing Center c/o Quisenberry Funeral Home,
PO box 993, Tonganoxie, Kan., 66086.
Helen McKissor Cline
1911 - 2001
Services for Helen McKissor Cline, 89, Bonner
Springs, were April 28 at the First Christian Church, Bonner Springs.
Mrs. Cline died Saturday, April 14, at Shawnee
Mission Medical Center, Shawnee.
She was born July 11, 1911, in Willard, N.M.,
the daughter of William James and Minetta Boyle McKissor. She grew up in
Minneapolis, Kan., married George Raymond Cline in 1933, and then moved
to Tonganoxie. She moved to Bonner Springs in 1972, after retiring from
her job of 16 years at Simmons Mattress Co., Kansas City, Kan. She was
a former member of the Methodist Church in Tonganoxie, transferring her
membership to the First Christian Church of Bonner Springs after she moved.
She is preceded in death by her husband, George
Cline; her parents, William and Minetta; three brothers, Emmet, Ivil, and
Charles McKissor; three sisters, Doris Harmon, Eunice Smith, and Valeria
Cline; one son, George Lynn Cline and one grandson, Mark Enloe.
Survivors include one son, and daughter-in-law,
Dean and Betty Lawrence Cline of Houston, Texas; one daughter and son-in-law,
Beth and David Enloe of Bonner Springs; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials, in lieu of flowers
to the Memorial Fund of the First Christian Church, Bonner Springs.
1920 - 2001
Graveside services for Jerry Burdette, 81, Tucson,
Ariz., will be May 3 in Bonner Springs Cemetery, Bonner Springs.
Mr. Burdette died Thursday, April 26, at Tucson
Medical Center, Tucson, Ariz.
He was born March 7, 1920, in Joplin, Mo. He
was a retired minister for the J-6 Church of Christ, Tucson, and recently
attended the Mission Valley Church of Christ, Tucson. He was an Army veteran
of WW II and Korea, serving as a Master Sgt. He retired from the Bendix
Corp. in Kansas City, Mo., where he worked as an engineer.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Burdette,
Survivors include his wife, Milly Burdette, Tucson,
Ariz., three sons, Don Wheeler, Tucson, Ariz., Floyd Wheeler, and Tom Pain,
both of Reno, Nev.; three daughters, Georgia Schwemin, Bonner Springs,
Donna Bottgenbach, Sequim, Wash., Delores Mead, Harlingen, Texas; one brother,
Ralph Burdette, Pittsburg; one twin sister, Geraldine Sheill, Imperial
Beach, Cal.; 12 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the American
Cancer Society c/o Alden-Harrington Funeral Home.
Ann Marie Miller
2000 - 2001
Graveside services for Ann Marie Miller, 6 months,
Kansas City, Kan., were May 1, at the Glenwood Cemetery, near Bonner Springs.
Miller died on Saturday, April 28, at KU Medical
Center, Kansas City, Kan.
She was born Oct. 31, 2000, in Kansas City, Kan.
Survivors include her parents, Richard and Kelly
Miller, Kansas City, Kan.; maternal grandparents, Karen Stevens of Tawakanee,
Texas; maternal great-grandparents, George and Marjorie Goetz, Kansas City,
Kan.; paternal grandparents, Dean and Rebecca Miller, Kansas City, Kan.;
and other family and friends.
Othal O. Wiley
Memorial services for Othal O. Wiley, 100, and
Eva Graham Wiley, 95, both of Yuma, Ariz., were Tuesday, May 8, at First
United Methodist Church, Yuma. A second memorial service will be at 11
a.m. Saturday, May 19, at Reno Church, Tonganoxie. Inurnment will be in
Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Mr. Wiley died May 3 in Yuma. Mrs. Wiley died
March 11 in Somerton, Ariz.
Othal Wiley was born Feb. 24, 1901, near Linwood,
the son of Lemuel and Anna (Hilner) Wiley. He grew up and attended school
He farmed near Reno for many years, and served
on the Reno Township Board and Leavenworth County Conservation Board. He
was a member of Reno Methodist Church.
Eva Graham was born March 24, 1905, near McLouth,
the daughter of Robert and Nannie (Osborn) Graham. She graduated from Tonganoxie
High School and earned a teaching certificate from Emporia State Teachers
She taught at Smith School, northeast of Tonganoxie,
for two years.
She was a member of Reno Methodist Church, Reno
Ladies Aid, Busy Bee Club and Kent HomeMakers EHU. She served on Leavenworth
County EHU Extension Council and as a justice of the peace for Reno Township.
From 1962 to 1969, she worked at the Kansas University
Student Housing Department. In Yuma, she volunteered at the Senior Citizen
Nutrition Center and received an honorary citation for her work. She also
helped with the Council on Aging.
The couple married Nov. 2, 1924.
Survivors include two daughters, Janet Kaiser,
Topeka, and June Hagenbuch, Lawrence; a son, Emil F. Wiley, Lawrence; Othal
Wiley's brother, Walter Wiley, Tonganoxie; Othal Wiley's sister, Elizabeth
Hammons, Tonganoxie; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren;
a great-great-grandchild; and a stepgreat-great-grandchild.
The family will meet friends following the services
The family suggests memorials to Tonganoxie Historical
Society for the Reno Church, Tonganoxie United Methodist Church, American
Diabetes Assn. or American Heart Assn., and they may be sent in care of
Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie 66086.
Marvin E. Lynn
1936 - 2001
Services for "Bud" Lynn, 65, Overland Park, were
May 7, at the United Methodist Church, Overland Park.
Mr. Lynn died Thursday, May 3, at Shawnee Mission
Medical Center, Shawnee.
He was born Feb. 17, 1936, in Lenexa. He was
a 1954 graduate of Bonner Springs High School, and attended both the University
of Kansas and Kansas State University. He was a member of Valley View United
Methodist Church and Roger E. Sherman Masonic Lodge. He was a U.S. Army
veteran and retired in 1991 from Sears and Roebuck.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn R. Lynn,
Overland Park; one son, Leslie Lynn, Overland Park; one daughter, Julie
David, Lenexa; one brother, Edward Lynn, Scottsdale, Ariz.; one sister,
Allene Drennon, Edwardsville; and two grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the Valley View
U.M.C. Building Fund.
Madonna Mildred Wilson
1938 - 2001
Services for Madonna M. Wilson, 63, Basehor,
were May 8, at the Open Door Baptist Church. Burial was in Pleasant Ridge
Cemetery, south of Harrisonville, Mo.
Mrs. Wilson died Thursday, May 3, at her home.
She was born Jan. 27, 1938, in Harrisonville,
Mo. She was a life-long member of the Open Door Baptist Church in Kansas
City, Kan., and had previously worked as a sales associate at the Metcalf
South Sears store for more than 19 years, retiring in 1999.
Survivors include her husband, Donald L. Wilson,
Basehor; two daughters, Doneen Childress, Topeka, and Donita Oehlert, Shawnee;
two sons, Donald E. Wilson, Bonner Springs, and Donlee Wilson, Fort Worth,
Texas; one sister, Anna Lee Moore, La Cygne; and six grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the A.L.S. Association
c/o the Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, 214 Oak St., Bonner Springs, Kan.,
Dorothy Dale Huffman
1935 - 2001
Services for Dorothy D. Huffman, 65, Kansas City,
Kan., were May 8 at the Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs.
Burial followed at the Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, Kan.
Mrs. Huffman died Friday, May 4, at her home.
She was born Oct. 31, 1935, in Hartville, Mo.
She had worked at Providence Medical Center and the nursing home in Bonner
Springs for 25 years. Before that, she was a housewife.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Viola
Thompson, in 1978; and two brothers, Wilbur Gardener, in 1991, and Harold
Survivors include her husband, Troy Huffman,
Kansas City, Kan.; three sons, Paul Hurt, Fort Walton Beach, Fla., David
Hurt, Kansas City, Kan., Timothy Hurt, New Orleans; nine stepchildren,
Troy Huffman and Michael Huffman, both of Dallas, Terry Huffman and Steve
Huffman, both of Overbrook, Texas, Tracy Huffman, Paola, Kim Huffman, Clyde
Huffman, and Connie Harvey, all of Kansas City, Kan., and Jeff Huffman,
Spring Hill; one sister, Mary Anderson, Seymour, Mo.; two brothers, Calvin
Gardener, Kansas City, Kan., and Kirmeth Gardener, Lynn Valley; three granddaughters
and many other grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the Kansas City
Hospice c/o Alden-Harrington Funeral Home.
Alice M. Beale
1927 - 2001
Services for Alice Beale, 74, Adrian, Mo., were
May 9 at the Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs. Burial was
in Old Monticello Cemetery, Shawnee.
Mrs. Beale died Saturday, May 5, at St. Joseph
Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.
She was born Jan. 31, 1927, in Shawnee. She was
a lifelong member of the Lutheran Church, but most recently attended the
Altoona Baptist Church in Adrian, Mo. She attended the senior activities
in Adrian, Mo.
She is preceded in death by her parents, George
and Lydia Widmer and her brothers, Casper Widmer and Horold Widmer.
Survivors include one son, Donald Beale, Apache
Junction, Ariz.; one daughter, Linda Miller, Bonner Springs; five grandchildren,
eight great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family suggests memorials to Altoona Baptist
Church, Adrian, Mo.
Cecile May Culp
1911 - 2001
Services for Cecile M. Culp, 89, De Soto, were
May 7 at Cedar Crest Memorial Chapel. Burial was in De Soto Cemetery, De
Mrs. Culp died May 4.
She was born June 3, 1911. She was a lifelong
resident of De Soto. She was a graduate of Dickenson Business College,
and Sherwood Conservatory of Music, where she earned her teacher's degree
in organ and piano. She was an organist and pianist in churches and was
the author of several books.
Survivors include one daughter, Joann Mizell,
Shawnee; two sons, Jim Alexander, Sun City, Ariz., and Jack Alexander,
Fulton, Mo.; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Orville C. Williams
1924 - 2001
Orville Williams, 77, Huntington Beach, Cal.,
died at his home. Cremation and private memorial services were held.
Mr. Williams was born Jan. 11, 1924, in Bonner
Springs, the son of Bert T. and Elsie Williams. He graduated from Bonner
Springs High School in 1942, and served in the U.S. Navy during WW II.
After service, he settled in California, where he worked for Freestone
until he retired. Then he taught at Vo-Tech in Huntington Beach for several
His wife, his parents, three brothers, and one
sister precede him in death.
Survivors include his sons, Craig and Mark; two
brothers, Harley and Galen; and six grandchildren.
Wilbert W. Marshall
1913 - 2001
Graveside services for Buck Marshall, 88, De
Soto, were May 5, at the De Soto Cemetery, De Soto.
Mr. Marshall died Wednesday, May 2, at Indian
Creek Nursing Center.
He was born Jan. 9, 1913, in Sherwood Junction,
Kan., one of six children. He moved to De Soto when he was 18. He attended
De Soto Baptist and worked as a farm hand in spite of his disabilities.
He chose to live on his own, raising cows for milk before there were big
His mother, Hilda Dora Blakesley, and his father,
Albert Marshall, precede him in death.
Survivors include his sister, Ruby Lackey, Independence,
Mo., and many nieces and nephews.
Thomas K. Walta
1956 - 2001
Services for Tom Walta, 44, Kansas City, Mo.,
were May 9 at the Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs.
Mr. Walta died Saturday, May 5, at his home.
He was born Nov. 27, 1956, in Manhattan. He was
a carpenter working with several construction companies in the Kansas City
area, and was a member of the Carpenter's Union Local No. 61
Survivors include his parents, Robert and Dorothy
Walta, Bonner Springs; one brother, Dan Walta, Kansas City, Kan.; and a
host of aunts, uncles, family and friends.
V. Darlene Patterson
Private services have been planned for V. Darlene
Patterson, 98, Bonner Springs. Cremation has taken place.
Mrs. Patterson died Tuesday, May 8, at Royal
Terrace Care Center in Olathe.
She was born Feb. 27, 1903, in Wagner, S.D.,
living in Bonner Springs since 1929.
She was a graduate of the University of Kansas,
where she received her teaching degree. She taught school in Wyandotte
County for 25 years. She took a leave from Stony Point Elementary to teach
U.S. military children in both Frankfurt, Germany and Tokyo, Japan.
She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star
in Bonner Springs.
Her husband, Charles R. Patterson, preceded her
in death, in 1948.
Survivors include a son, Dick Patterson, Olathe;
three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
The family suggests contributions to Odyssey
Healthcare of Kansas City, 9229 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, Mo., 64114;
or Children's Mercy Hospital, c/o Resource Development Office, 2401 Gillham
Road, Kansas City, Mo., 64108.
The Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Olathe is
in charge of arrangements.
1928 - 2001
Services for Mildred Hendee, 72, Iberia, are
May 17 in the Family Worship Center, Kansas City, Kan. Interment will be
in Chapel Hills Memorial Gardens, Mo.
Mrs. Hendee died Sunday, May 13, in St. Mary's
Health Center, Jefferson City.
She was born Nov. 25, 1928, at Armourdale, Kan.,
the daughter of Reed and Lilly Nunn. She was baptized early in life and
was a member of the First Christian Church, Armourdale. She was also active
in the Faith Temple Family Worship Center, Kansas City, Kan., and a member
of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Fraternal Order of the Moose, Muncie, Kan.,
and the American Legion Post, Iberia, for 40 years. She was married to
Edward Charles Hendee in 1949.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Edward,
Survivors include two daughters, Sharon Louise
Landess, Shawnee, and Patricia Ann Dake, Iberia; and one sister, Hazel
Villeril, De Soto.
The family suggests memorials to the Faith Temple
Family Worship Center Building Fund.
Duster William Daniels
1922 - 2001
Services for Duster W. Daniels, 79, Bonner Springs,
are May 18 at the Pentecostal Tabernacle, Kansas City, Kan. Burial will
be in the Veterans Administration National Cemetery, Leavenworth.
Mr. Daniels died Monday, May 14, at the Medical
Lodge, north of Kansas City, Kan.
He was born Jan. 5, 1922, in Swain, Arkansas.
He was a machine operator for Inland Cold Storage, retiring in 1959. He
was a charter member of the Pentecostal Tabernacle, Kansas City, Kan.,
and an Army veteran of WWII.
Survivors include his wife, Gracie Daniels, Bonner
Springs; two sons, Dewayne Daniels, Kansas City, Kan., and James Daniels,
Easton, Kan.; four daughters, Vivian Reeves, Bonner Springs, Alice Gowin
and Patricia Davidson, both of Kansas City, Kan., and Junita Hanners, Burlington;
three sisters, Frankie Smith, Jasper, Ark., Marie Owens, Sarcoxie, Mo.,
and Bobby G. Hall, Springdale, Ark.; 13 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Vernon E. Stephens
1920 - 2001
Services for Vernon Stephens, 80, Bonner Springs,
are May 17, at the First Christian Church, Bonner Springs. Burial will
be in Hillsdale Cemetery, Hillsdale, Kan.
Mr. Stephens died Monday, April 14, at the Villa
St. Francis Nursing Home, Olathe.
He was born Aug. 7, 1920, in Hillsdale, Kan.
He retired from King Radio in Olathe in 1985, where he worked as a quality
control inspector. He was a former vice president of the Edwardsville State
Bank and manager at several credit unions in the Bonner Springs and Kansas
City areas. He was a member of the Topeka Masonic Lodge No. 17, the Scottish
Rite of Northeast Kan., the Abdallah Shrine Temple of Overland Park where
he was a former president, Eastern Star No. 302, Bonner Springs, Fraternal
Order of Eagles No. 3191 of the Hall of Fame, Bonner Springs, where he
was a former president, and a member of the First Christian Church of Bonner
Springs, where he was a minister. He was previously married to Ruth Dicke
Survivors include his wife, Margaret D. Stephens,
Bonner Springs; three daughters, LeAnne DeTar-Newbert, Bonner Springs,
Denise Claypool, Osawatomie, Kan., and Terry Allen, Westwood, Kan.; three
sons, Tom DeTar, Broken Arrow, Okla., and Jim DeTar, Raytown, Mo., and
Mike DeTar, Tulsa, Okla.; Three sisters, Mildred Blackburn, Drexel, Mo.,
Muriel Mische, Lee's Summit, Mo., and Velma Seuferling, Cameron, Mo.; three
brothers, Gerald Stephens, Los Gatos, Cal., Charles Stephens, Bartlesville,
Okla., and Don Stephens, Independence, Mo.; 17 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren
and a host of other family and friends.
Albert Watterson Sr.
Funeral services for Albert Ray Watterson Sr.,
71, Olathe, were Tuesday, May 22, at Maple Hill Funeral Home. Burial was
in Maple Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Watterson died Friday, May 18, at Olathe
He was born Dec. 4, 1929, in Tulsa, Okla., and
had lived in the Kansas City area most of his life.
He was a heavy equipment operator for 45 years
for Local No. 101, working for Bowen Construction. He retired in 1990.
He was a past governor for the Loyal Order of
Moose Lodge No. 1999 and a member of the Merriam Eagles Lodge.
His first wife, Elmira Ellen Gulley Watterson;
a son, Danny Watterson; a daughter, Omega Sue Reynolds; and a stepdaughter,
Billie Jo Hensley, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Watterson,
of the home; six sons, Albert Ray Watterson Jr., Frank Watterson and John
Watterson, all of Olathe, Jesse Watterson, Galitan, Mo., and Gary Watterson
and Shannon Watterson, both of Kansas City, Kan.; two daughters, Kathy
Wiser, Edwardsville, and Mary Watterson, Kansas City, Kan.; a stepson,
Michael Hart, Overland Park; three stepdaughters, Vicki Lyman, Toni Hosseinpour
and Sandy Hart, all of Kansas City, Kan.; and two sisters, Marie Boyer,
Olathe, and Marion Brown, Nursery, Texas.
Russell Joseph Theno
1957 - 2001
Services for Rusty J. Theno, 43, Charlotte, N.C.,
were May 21 at the Quisenberry Chapel, Tonganoxie. Burial was in Memorial
Park Cemetery, Lawrence.
Mr. Theno died Wednesday, May 16 in Winston-Salem,
Rusty was born July 31, in Lawrence, the son
of John and Mary Theno. He was a 1975 graduate of Tonganoxie High School.
He was employed as a gas line foreman for Classic City Mechanical Company,
He is preceded in death by his father, John Jacob
Theno, in 1998
Survivors include his mother, Mary Theno, Tonganoxie;
two sons, Rodney and Stephen Theno, both of Lawrence; one daughter, Lisa
Marie Theno, Lawrence; two brothers, John Scott Theno, Kansas City, Mo.,
and Alan Jacob Theno, Tonganoxie; and one sister, Marylea Daugherty, St.
The family suggests memorials to his children's
scholarship fund c/o Quisenberry Funeral Home, PO Box 993, Tonganoxie,
Martha Lou Burns
1928 - 2001
Graveside services for Martha L. Burns, 73, Bonner
Springs, are May 24 at Bonner Springs Cemetery, Bonner Springs.
Mrs. Burns died Monday, May 21, at the Center
for Long Term Care, Bonner Springs.
Martha was born June 17, 1928, in Texarkana,
Ark. She was married to Millard Burns in 1947. She worked for Miller Pharmacy
as a bookkeeper for more than 20 years before she retired in 1985. She
was a member of Rehm's Park Baptist Church, Bonner Springs.
Survivors include her husband, Millard Burns,
Bonner Springs; one daughter, Gloria Jean Burns, Westwood, Kan.; two granddaughters
and three great-granddaughters.
The family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer
Association ? Heartland Chapter c/o Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, 214
Oak Street, Bonner Springs, Kan., 66012.
Charles T. Moulden Jr.
1921 - 2001
Charles T. Moulden Jr., Lt. Col. U.S. Army retired,
79, Lawrence, died Monday, May 14, at the Lawrence Presbyterian Manor.
Cremation with burial of remains at the Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery,
Mr. Moulden was born July 11, 1921, in Kansas
City, Kan. Charles was a WW I Navy pilot/instructor. He owned Moulden Painting
Company. Charles had been a flight activity commander with the Kansas National
Guard for 20 years. He also served in the Army during the Vietnam conflict.
He was a past commander of the American Legion Post No. 83, past member
of Wyandotte Masonic Lodge No. 3, the Abdallah Shrine, and life member
of the National Guard Association. He was a member of the First Presbyterian
Church of Lawrence, Lawrence.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Moulden,
Lawrence; one son, Charles Tom Moulden, Grand Junction, Colo.; three daughters,
Charlene Biles, Bonner Springs, Jamey Wills, Shawnee, and Debbie West,
Overland Park; one sister, Rita Jo Glattis, Overland Park; six grandchildren,
and three great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials in lieu of flowers
to the Lawrence Presbyterian Manor, Good Samaritan Fund, 1429 Kasold Dr.,
Lawrence, Kan., 66049, or to the Multiple Sclerosis Mid-America Chapter,
5443 Martway, Mission, Kan., 66205, or to a charity of the donor's choice.
Daniel W. Chaline
Services for Daniel Warren Chaline, 38, Osawatomie,
were Saturday, May 26, at Faith Builders International Church in De Soto.
Military graveside services were at De Soto Cemetery.
Mr. Chaline died Tuesday, May 22, 2001 in Osawatomie.
He was born May 25, 1962, in Houston, the son
of Robert Elton and Billie Pearl McAlpine Chaline.
He had lived in Tonganoxie, Kansas City, Kan.,
and Clearwater Beach, Fla. He moved to Osawatomie in March 2001.
He graduated from Big Bend Community College
in 1979, and the Johnson County Community College nursing program in 1996.
He was a forklift operator for KC Cold Storage in Bonner Springs and also
was a registered nurse.
Mr. Chaline also served in the U.S. Army for
He was a member of the Faith Builders International
Church in De Soto, where he participated in Operation Sunshine and R.O.C.K.
organizations, Teamsters Local Union No. 838 and the Western Cherokee Nation
of Arkansas and Missouri.
He married Patricia Ann Ramsey on Oct. 1, 1992,
in De Soto. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include his father, Robert Elton
Chaline, Houston; his mother, Billie Pearl McAlpine Chaline, Pasadena,
Tex.; a grandmother, Naomie Thibbeaux, Houston; five daughters, Julia Ann
Rose Chaline, of the home, Ashley Lee Ann Chaline, Overland Park, Skylar
Michale Chaline, Gardner, Alicia Chaline, Manhattan, and Katrine Chaline,
Tonganoxie; two sons, Thomas Daniel Christian Chaline, Tonganoxie, and
Robert Warren Chaline, Manhattan; five brothers, Richard Chaline, Pittsburg,
Randall Chaline, Fort Stockton, Texas, Gerald Chaline and Roger Chaline,
both of Houston, and Brian Chaline, Palm Bay, Fla.; two sisters, Patricia
Lois Chaline, Pasadena, Texas, and Lisa Chaline, Anoka, Minn.; and a grandson.
The family suggests memorial contributions to
Operation Sunshine, sent in care of Faith Builders International Church,
8390 Peoria, De Soto, Kan., 66018.Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, was in charge
Charles A. Moore
Services for Charles Moore, 78, Tonganoxie, were
May 30, at the United Methodist Church, Tonganoxie. Burial was in Glenwood
Mr. Moore died Sunday, May 27, 2001 at the Tonganoxie
He was born March 26, 1923 in Florence, Kan.,
the son of Arthur and Leona Moore. He married Geraldine McCall in 1973.
He was a WW II Army veteran, a member of the United Methodist Church, Basehor,
the American Legion Post No. 170, Chanute, Kan., VFW Post No. 11499, Basehor,
and the Phi Mu Symponia honorary fraternity. He received a bachelor of
arts degree in business and a master's degree in Spanish from Emporia State
College. He retired in 1987 from Neosho County Community College, where
he taught Spanish, French and business classes.
Survivors include his wife, Geraldine, Tonganoxie;
a daughter, Sarah Moore Glod, Richmond, Va.; a stepdaughter, Marilyn McGown,
Tonganoxie; a brother, Fred Moore, Effingham, Ill.; two grandchildren and
The family suggests memorials to the United Methodist
Church, Basehor, in care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, PO Box 993, Tonganoxie,
Margaret L. Gebhardt
1913 - 2001
Services for Margaret Gebhardt, 88, Bonner Springs,
were July 23, at Zion United Church of Christ, Kansas City, Kan. Burial
was in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Gebhardt died Tuesday, July 17, at Providence
Margaret was born May 6, 1913 in Redding, Iowa.
She worked for 29 years at the Wyandotte County Courthouse in the Appraiser's
Office, Register of Deeds Office, and the Election Commissioner's Office.
She was a member of the Zion United Church of Christ. She was a Silverhaired
Legislator. She had been a member and former president of the PTA, at Welborn
and Bonner Springs, the BPW, Wyandotte County Citizens, the SW Democratic
Club and many other civic organizations.
She is preceded in death by one son, George Jerry
Survivors include her husband, George J. Gebhardt,
Bonner Springs; one son, Larry Gebhardt, Overland Park; three grandchildren
and five great grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials, in lieu of flowers
to Zion United Church of Christ.
Charlotte L. Tichenor
1935 - 2001
Services for Charlotte Tichenor, 66, Omaha, Neb.,
were July 19 at the Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs. Burial
was in Grinter Chapel Cemetery, Kansas City, Kan.
Mrs. Tichenor died Monday, July 16, at her home.
Charlotte was born March 12, 1935, in Edwardsville.
She was a former member of the Bonner Springs Baptist Church. She was formerly
employed by Colgate-Palmolive Peet Co. before moving to Omaha, Neb. in
the late 1970s.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert
Tichenor, in 1986.
Survivors include two sons, Carl Tichenor and
Barry Tichenor; one daughter, Loretta Martin, all of Omaha, Neb.; and four
Florence B. Tynan
1916 - 2001
Graveside services for Florence Tynan, 84, Tonganoxie,
were July 25 at National Cemetery, Leavenworth.
Mrs. Tynan died Sunday, July 22, at the Center
for Long Term Care, Bonner Springs.
Florence was born Sept. 21, 1916, the daughter
of Howard and Anna Moss. She was a homemaker and member of the First Baptist
Church, McLouth. She married Eugene Tynan in 1965.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Eugene,
Survivors include one son, Howard Olsen, Mt.
Carmel, Ill.; one daughter, Anna Meyer, Linwood; one grandson, and two
Mary D. Rambo
July 24, 2001
Services for Mary Rambo, 82, Bonner Springs,
were July 24, at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home. Burial was in Bonner Springs
Cemetery, Bonner Springs.
Mrs. Rambo died Friday, June 20, at Providence
Mary was born in Ozawkie, Kan. She was a homemaker
and a former member of the Ozawkie Church of the Brethren.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Fred
Rambo, in 1996.
Survivors include nieces and nephews.