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
Memorials may be made to the Toronto United Methodist Church, Toronto.
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, 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 Dobbins Maddox died Nov. 1, 1999, at Memorial Hospital. He was
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.
LINDSBORG -- LeRoy M. Henry died Oct. 6, 1999, at Bethany Home. He
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 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
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
Memorials are suggested to First United Methodist Church, McPherson,
or Hospice of Reno County, Hutchinson.
LINDSBORG -- Alice Doherty died Nov. 3, 1999, at Bethany Home. She
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.
MOUNDRIDGE -- Roger L. Hubin died Oct. 6, 1999, at Memorial Home. He
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
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.
SPARTA, Wis. -- Shanna Gaede, 21, formerly of McPherson, died Aug.
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,