Miscellaneous Kansas Obituaries


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Bushong, 29-Mar-1935
Funeral services for Mrs. Ada MALLORY, who died Saturday in a Topeka hospital were held Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock in the Bushong Methodist church.  Rev. John F. PAYNE, of Allen, had charge of the services.  Miss Ester HASE (Hass) and Mrs. Frank St. BONNETT, both of Allen, and Miss Mable GRIMSLEY of Bushong sang.  They were accompanied by Mrs. Mark GRIMSLEY, also of Bushong.  Interment was in the Bushong Cemetery.  Chester DAY, William CESSNUN, and Robert SOUTHARD, all of whom live near Comiskey, and Ernie HULICK, John GIBSON, and H. T. PHELPS, all of Bushong, were pallbearers.  Out-of-town relatives who attended the funeral were Mrs. MALLORY's two sisters, Mrs. Ella SAMMS, of Wichita, and Mrs. Bertha ESSEX of El Dorado; a niece, Mrs. Cleo CARTWRIGHT, and her father, Henry DUNCAN, both of El Dorado; another sister, Mrs. Carl NELSON, and Mr. NELSON, of Quiney; and two cousins, Mr. and Mrs. John DUCAN of  Madison, besides her seven living children.

Charles Eugene McCormick 
Charles Eugene McCormick, 75, Yates Center, Kan., died Sept. 19, 2000, at Allen County Hospital in Iola.
He was born May 10, 1925, in Yates Center to Lyman M. McCormick and Reva E. Byfield.
He was a retired city mail carrier.
Mr. McCormick had lived in Yates Center all of his life and graduated from Yates Center High School and served in the U.S. Army during W.W.II.
He was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Yates Center.
He was united in marriage to Virgie T. Dixon at the Presbyterian Church at Yates Center.
Survivors include: his wife, Virgie McCormick, of the home; one son, Ronnie S. McCormick, rural Yates Center; one daughter, Nancy J. Newton, Bell Plaine; one brother, Willard L. McCormick, Bakersfield, Calif.; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be at Campbell Funeral Home Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Mr. McCormick was cremated.
Memorials can be made to the Presbyterian Church of Yates Center, Kansas in care of Campbell Funeral Home, P.O. Box 188, Yates Center, KS 66783. 

Kenneth A. Waid 
Kenneth A. Waid, 82, New Strawn, passed away Sept. 18, 2000 at The Life Care Center in Burlington.
He was born Nov. 9, 1917 in Cambridge Spring, Penn., the son of Joseph and Maude Birchard Waid.
In 1977 he moved here from San Diego, Calif.
He was a Tool Operation Planner (Engineer) for General Dynamics at San Diego, Calif. He was in World War II and the Army Air Corp.
He was united in matrimony to Jeanette J. Thompson on June 30, 1956 at San Diego, Calif.
Survivors include: his wife, Jeanette J. Waid, New Strawn; two sons, James Waid, Pueblo, Colo. and Robert Waid, Fort Collins, Colo.; a daughter, Sandra Motzkin, Tucson, Ariz.; a brother, Gerald Waid, Atlanta, Texas; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Jones Funeral Home, Burlington. Burial will be at Glendale Cemetery, northeast of Burlington. The casket will be open 2-9 Tuesday at Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Jones Funeral Home, Inc., Burlington, is in charge of the service. 

Bishop F. Tracy 
Bishop F. Tracy, 87, rural route Virgil, Kansas, passed away September 18, 2000, at the Twin Oaks Health Care Center in Yates Center.
He was born May 2, 1913 in Walters, Okla., to his parents, Henry Tracy and Sarah Horton.
He married Lois E. McGregor at Rose Hill, on March 30, 1938. She survives.
Mr. Tracy graduated from Argonia High School at Argonia and spent most all of his adult life on his farm near Virgil where he was a farmer and stockman. He was a member of the Yates Center Co-op and the Toronto United Methodist Church at Toronto.
Survivors include along with his wife, two sons, Clint and his wife Gail Tracy of rural Toronto and Oran and his wife Brenda Tracy, rural Virgil; one daughter, Elva and her husband Jim Wing, Phoenix Ariz.; three brothers, Ted Tracy, Wichita; Galen Tracy, Rock; Dale Tracy, Ft. Collins, Colo.; one sister, Sarah Folks, Wichita; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were four brothers and one sister.
Services will be held 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. The family will receive friends at the Campbell Funeral Home, Yates Center, from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Tuesday evening. Burial will be at Yates Center Cemetery, Yates Center.
Memorials may be made to the Toronto United Methodist Church, Toronto.

Cleo Cook
Memorial services for Cleo B. Cook, 84, Torrance, Calif., formerly of Emporia and Neosho Rapids, will be at 3 p.m. Sept. 30 at Mount Hope Cemetery, Neosho Rapids.
She died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2000, at Torrance, Calif. She was cremated.
Mrs. Cook was a homemaker.
She was born Feb. 23, 1916, at Neosho Rapids, Kan., the daughter of Charles E. and Zella Martin Bollinger.
She married Elmer L. "Brownie" Cook on Aug. 15, 1934, at Salina. He died June 17, 1997.
Survivors include a daughter, Marilyn Winberry, Torrance, Calif.; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the Emporia Friends of the Zoo and sent in care of Roberts-Blue-Barnett Funeral Home, Emporia.

Miscellaneous McPherson County, Kansas Obituaries

Luther Horn 
Luther Horn, 1004 Cedars Drive and formerly of 916 N. Myers, died Oct. 12, 1999, at The Cedars Health Care Center, He was 91. 
Arrangements are pending with Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home. 

Robert Maddox 
Robert Dobbins Maddox died Nov. 1, 1999, at Memorial Hospital. He was 72. 
He was born April 30, 1927, in Kidder, Mo., the son of Roy and Lorene Maddox Dobbins. He was a truck driver. 
Survivors include: two sons, Robert Dobbins, McPherson, and Buddy Dobbins, Wichita; two daughters, Sharon Pankratz, Hillsboro, and Iona Likins, McPherson; nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son, Ricky L. Dobbins, and one grandson, Jeffrey Pankratz. 
Cremation rites have been accorded. A graveside service at Canton Cemetery will be held at a later date. Buhler Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. 

LeRoy Henry 
LINDSBORG -- LeRoy M. Henry died Oct. 6, 1999, at Bethany Home. He was 78. 
He was born Feb. 18, 1921, at Lindsborg, to Archie and Helen (Anderson) Henry. He married Virginia L. Lindstrom on Feb. 19, 1941, at Los Angeles, Calif. He was a resident of Lindsborg since 1981, moving from Victorville, Calif., and formerly of Marquette. He was a retired electrician. He was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church and the Emil Pinkall American Legion Post No. 140, both of Lindsborg. He was a United States Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. 
Survivors include: his wife, Virginia Henry, Lindsborg; one son, R. Scott Henry, Reno, Nev.; one daughter, Lana Toburen, Greenville, N.C.; one sister, Arlene Shupe, Englewood, Colo.; and four grandchildren. 
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Messiah Lutheran Church, Lindsborg, with the Rev. Dr. Victoria Brundage and the Rev. Don Hawk officiating. Burial will be in the Marquette Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. Friday with the family receiving friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hays Funeral Home, Lindsborg. 
Memorials are suggested to Bethany Home or Messiah Lutheran Church, both of Lindsborg. 

Marilyn Wilson 
Marilyn J. Wilson, 1734 W. Kansas Avenue, died Oct. 11, 1999, at her home. She was 60. 
She was born April 7, 1939, at Logan, to M. Wayne and Florence I. (Green) Reitzel. She married William J. "Bill" Wilson on Feb. 13, 1960, at Trinity Methodist Church, Hutchinson. 
She retired from Sterling Drug in 1992 and began working as a bookkeeper/secretary for Prairie Art and Sign Co. She had lived in McPherson since 1961, moving from Hutchinson. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Mary-Martha Circle of United Methodist Women, Happy Homemakers FCE and the Alleluya Bell Choir. 
Survivors include: her husband, William J. "Bill" Wilson, of the home; three sons, Tim Wilson, Canton, and Tom Wilson and Troy Wilson, both of McPherson; one daughter, Teresa Armstrong, Hays; two brothers, Neal Reitzel, Mesa, Ariz., and Melvin Reitzel, Durand, Mich.; and 10 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Walter Reitzel, during World War II. 
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Larry Harvey officiating. Burial will be in the McPherson Cemetery. Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m., with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday at Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home. 
Memorials are suggested to First United Methodist Church, McPherson, or Hospice of Reno County, Hutchinson. 

Alice Doherty 
LINDSBORG -- Alice Doherty died Nov. 3, 1999, at Bethany Home. She was 91. 
She was born Sept. 18, 1908, at Paola, daughter of Patrick Henry and Estella Mae (Shriver) Maloney. 
On June 1, 1929, she married Edward James Doherty Sr., at Ottawa. He died on March 11, 1972. 
She was a resident of Lindsborg for 43 years, having moved from Marquette. 
Surviving are five sons, Edward Doherty Jr., St. Louis, Mo., Wendall Doherty and Patrick Doherty, both of Salina, Charles Doherty, Des Moines, Iowa, and Michael Doherty, Lindsborg; two daughters, Bernadette Heline, Salina, and Betty Holcombe, Lindsborg; two step-daughters, Leona Oyster, Paola, and Nadine Threasher, Springdale, Ark.; two sisters, Anna Hruska, Paola, and Ota Robie, Overland Park; 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and seven step-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters, a grandchild and a step-grandchild. 
Services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Lindsborg with Pastor Jeff Waugh and Pastor Darrell Cooper officiating. Burial will be in the Elmwood Cemetery in Lindsborg. 
Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. Friday, with the family present from 7 to 8 p.m., at the Hays Funeral Home. 

Roger Hubin 
MOUNDRIDGE -- Roger L. Hubin died Oct. 6, 1999, at Memorial Home. He was 47. 
He was born Oct. 13, 1951, at Newton, to Leslie H. and Helen M. (Schrag) Hubin. He was a cook at Georgetown Retirement Center, Wichita, and had lived in Moundridge one week, moving from Wichita. He graduated from Moundridge High School and attended Hutchinson Community College and Tabor College. 
Survivors include: his parents, Leslie and Helen Hubin, Moundridge; and two sisters, Beverly Stroud, Abilene, and Emily Sundquist, Moundridge. 
Private family graveside services will be conducted with Marlo Graber officiating. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Moundridge Funeral Home. 
Memorials are suggested to the Leukemia Society.

Deloris L. Justice
PRAIRIE VILLAGE -- Deloris L. Justice, 62, died Aug. 13, 2000, at her home after a long battle with cancer.

Shanna Gaede
SPARTA, Wis. -- Shanna Gaede, 21, formerly of McPherson, died Aug. 6, 2000.

Asta L. Krehbiel 
MOUNDRIDGE -- Asta L. Krehbiel, 96, of Moundridge, died April 9, 2001.

Verne D. Swenson 
Verne D. Swenson, 49, of Manhattan, died April 8, 2001.

M. June Latimer 
Margaret June Latimer, 80, of McPherson, died July 31, 2001. 

Goldie Alice Koehn 
MOUNDRIDGE -- Goldie Alice Koehn, 89, of Moundridge, died Aug. 1, 2001.

Charles William "Bill' Gatz 
Charles William "Bill" Gatz, 70, died Oct. 18, 2001. 

Helen J. Cady 
Helen J. Cady, 90, of McPherson, died Oct. 17, 2001.

Genevieve E. Smith 
LINDSBORG -- Genevieve E. Smith, 91, of Lindsborg, died Oct. 16, 2001.

Charles H. Liscum 
LINDSBORG -- Charles H. Liscum, 92, of Lindsborg, died Oct. 16, 2001

Jewell Dean "J.D.' Liggett 
SALINA -- Jewell Dean "J.D.' Liggett, 79, of Salina, died Oct. 16, 2001.

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