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Anna I. Blomberg
  Anna Ingeborg Blomberg, 94, Riverview Estates, Marquette, passed away
  Friday, October 20, 2000, at Riverview.
  She was born December 22, 1905 at rural Marquette, daughter of Andrew and
  Maria (Mattson) Sjogren.
  She was a graduate of Marquette High School. Later she worked as a grocery
  clerk.  She married Leonard Maxwell and after completion of the Kanopolis
  Dam project, they moved to Boise, Idaho.  She worked there as a waitress.
  Leonard passed away on February 6, 1961 and Anna moved back to Marquette.
  She married Leslie Blomberg on December 15, 1965 and they made their home on
  the Blomberg farm, northwest of Marquette.  They moved to town in 1990 and
  Anna moved to Riverview in 1991.
  She was a member of the Elim Lutheran Church where she was a member of the
  WELCA and a former choir member.  Ann liked to be busy and enjoyed gardening
  and quilt making.
  Preceding her in death were her first husband, her parents, and four
  brothers, Emil Sjogren, Elof Sjogren, Algot Sjogren and Carl Sjogren.
  Survivors include her husband, Leslie, Riverview Estates, and one sister,
  Alice Rausch, McPherson.
  Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 24, 2000, at Elim
  Lutheran Church, Marquette, with Pastor Larry Cross officiating.  Burial was
  in the Lutheran Cemetery, west of Marquette.
  Memorials may be made to Elim Lutheran Church or Riverview Estates, both of
  Olson's Funeral Home, Marquette, handled the arrangements.

  Betty J. Gile
  Betty J. Gile, 73, Hesston, formerly of Marquette, Kansas, passed away
  Thursday, October 19, 2000, at Newton Medical Center, Newton, Kansas.
  She was born November 9, 1926, at McPherson, Kansas, daughter of Clarence
  Gustaf and Alice Dorothy (Beal) Sand.
  She was united in marriage to William W. (Wendall) Gile on February 10,
  1946, at McPherson.  He died March 22, 1994.
  Betty was a homemaker and had worked as a clerk for Duckwalls, a sales
  person for Anthony Clothing Store and later worked for Farmers Alliance
  Insurance Company, all of McPherson.
  She was a resident of Hesston, since 1993, moving from Marquette, and was a
  member of the Elim Lutheran Church, Marquette.
  Preceding her in death were her husband, her parents, and one brother,
  Burdette (Bud) Sand in 1978.
  Survivors include: one son, Laurence L. Gile, Goddard; one daughter, Sondra
  K. Kaufman, Moundridge; one brother, Laurence Sand, McPherson; three
  grandchildren, Grant O. Kaufman and wife, Kalissa, Alex O. Kaufman, and
  Amber Lynn Hardin; two great-granddaughters, Victoria Kaufman and Audrey
  Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, October 23, 2000, at
  Glidden-Ediger Chapel, McPherson, with Pastor Larry Cross officiating.
  Burial was in the McPherson Cemetery, McPherson.
  Memorials may be sent to the Elim Lutheran Church, Marquette.

  October 18, 2000

  Margaret Ann "Marge" Gray
  Margaret Ann "Marge" Gray, 41, passed away, Saturday, September 23, 2000, at
  Lyons District Hospital.
  She was born February 20, 1959, at Ellsworth, daughter of Charles W. Sr. and
  Helen Snyder Lemonds.  She graduated from Barton County Community Junior
  College, Great Bend.  A Lyons resident since 1959, she was a medical
  laboratory technician at Lyons Medical Center.
  On June 1, 1986, she married Jerry L. Gray at Mountain Grove, Missouri.  He
  She was a member of the Church of Christ, Lyons, the American Society of
  Clinical Pathologists and Phi Theta Kappa.
  She was preceded in death by her grandparents.
  Other survivors include: a son, Shane Allan, Lyons; a daughter, Misty Lynn
  Gray, Lyons; her mother and stepfather, Helen and Herb Hammack, Marquette;
  father, Charles W. Lemonds Sr., Winfield; three brothers, Donald Lemonds,
  Lyons, Charles W. Lemonds Jr., Germany, and L.D. Lemonds, Hutchinson; three
  sisters, Agnes Linaweaver, El Dorado, Patty Hines, Delaware, Ohio, and Mary
  Wolff, Hutchinson; grandmother, Mildred Snyder, Logan; a grandson; several
  nieces and nephews.
  Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 27, 2000, at the Church of
  Christ, Lyons, with Pastor Kurt Simmons presiding.  Burial was in Lyons
  Municipal Cemetery.
  Memorials may be given to the Grandchildren Education Fund in care of Sillin
  Funeral Home, Lyons.
  Marquette Tribune, October 18, 2000

  Rev. Stanley H. Swanson
  Rev. Stanley H. Swanson, 82, passed away Friday, October 6, 2000, at his
  home in Lindsborg, Kansas.
  He was born July 18, 1918, at LaFayette, Minnesota, son of Dr. Swan Hjalmar
  and Marie Elizabeth (Johnson) Swanson.  He was a resident of Lindsborg since
  1956, moving from Bernadotte, Minnesota.
  He was a retired Lutheran minister and former professor, Chairman of the
  Religion and Philosophy Department and Chaplain of Bethany College,
  Lindsborg.  He was the Johann Seelen Distinguished Professor of Religion.
  He formerly served as headmaster at Ilboru Secondary School from 1946-51 at
  Arusha, Tanzania, East Africa; faculty of Augustana Seminary; Bernadotte
  Lutheran Church at Bernadotte, Minnesota from 1952-57; faculty at Gustavus
  Adolphus; faculty of University of Tanzania; Pastor of Asanea Lutheran
  Church, Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania; Vice-Pastor of Freemount Lutheran Church
  from 1961-63 and 1983-87, rural Lindsborg.
  He graduated from Jamestown High School, Jamestown, New York in 1937.  He
  received his B.A. in History in 1941 from Gustavus Adolphus College, St.
  Peter, Minnesota, his Master of Divinity in 1945 from Augustana Seminary at
  Rock Island, Illinois; received his Master of Sacred Theology in 1970 from
  Iliff School Theology; studied at Hartford Seminary, University of Minnesota
  and Pacific Lutheran Theology Seminary in Berkley, California.
  He was a member of the Bethany Lutheran Church, Lindsborg.
  On August 18, 1944, he married Madelyn E. Haasarud at Minneapolis,
  Minnesota.  She died September 20, 2000.
  He was preceded in death by two sisters, Mildred Swanson and Linnea Noren.
  Survivors include two sons, Stephen Swanson, Lombard, Illinois and Timothy
  Swanson, Aurora, Illinois; three daughters, Susan Swartz, Mahtowa,
  Minnesota, Rebekah Wagner, Cupertino, California, and Sarah Bieber, Chicago,
  Illinois; a sister, Dorothy M. Radmacher, Minnesota; 12 grandchildren and 4
  A memorial service was held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 11, 2000, at
  the Bethany Lutheran Church, Lindsborg, with Dr. Chris Thomforde
  officiating.  Inurnment will be held at a later date in the Mt. Salem
  Cemetery, Mahtowa, Minnesota.
  Memorials may be given to Bethany College, Lindsborg, or Kilimanjaro
  Christian Medical College in Moshi, Tanzania, in care of Hays-Christian
  Funeral Home, P.O. Box 386, Lindsborg, Kansas 67456-0386.
  Marquette Tribune, October 18, 2000

  October 5, 2000

  Ettamae Vincent
  Ettamae Vincent, 81, Windom, passed away Thursday, Sept. 28, 2000, at Sandstone Heights Nursing Home, Little River.
  She was born May 20, 1919, at Mullinville, daughter of Elmer C. and Eva Bell Harmon Brown. She was a graduate of
  Sterling High School. A Windom resident since 1941, she was a homemaker and co-owner of the Windom Cafe. On Aug.
  14, 1937, she married Glenn W. Vincent at Hutchinson. He died Sept. 21, 2000. She was a member of the United
  Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women, was Sunday School superintendent for 25 years and belonged to the
  Research Club, all of Windom. She was a past matron of the Windom Chapter of Eastern Star, was a 50-year member of
  Cornerstone Chapter No. 310 of Eastern Star, Little River, and was a member of the YMCA. Preceding her in death were
  two half-sisters, Evalena Spotts, and Veaunita Potter. Survivors include: one daughter, Glenda M. Willems, Windom; a
  brother, John Brown, Fort Scott; three sisters, Orinda Bell Link England, Wheatland, Missouri, Gladys Clogan, Topeka, and
  Betty Willis, Parsons; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Monday,
  Oct. 2, 2000, at the United Methodist Church, Windom, with Revs. Steve Stone and Eva K. Brown officiating. Burial was in
  the Lyons Memorial Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to the church or Sandstone Heights Nursing Home, both in care of
  Sillin Funeral Home, Lyons.
  Earl T. "Red" Baughman
  Earl T. "Red" Baughman, 82, Hutchinson, passed away Monday, Sept. 25, 2000, at Hutchinson Hospital. He was born
  Aug. 5, 1918, at Irondale, Missouri, son of Henry and Ruby (Voell) Baughman. He graduated from East St. Louis High
  School, St. Louis, Missouri, in 1936. He was a U.S. Navy pilot during World War II. On Dec. 12, 1943, he married Carol
  (Myers) Spikes at Wichita. She passed away April 18, 1998. He was a longtime Hutchinson resident and a wholesaler for
  Exide Battery Dealership. He was also owner of J & W Truckline. He was a member of the Park Place Christian Church,
  Loyal Order of Moose #982, VFW Bob Campbell Post #1361, Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #2550, Hutchinson-Reno
  Masonic Lodge #124, A.F. & A.M., and Elks Lodge #453, all of Hutchinson. He was preceded in death by a son, Kenny
  Baughman, and two brothers, Bill Baughman and James Baughman. Survivors include: two sons, Armand Baughman, Valley
  View, Texas, and Ron Baughman, Leawood, Kansas; one sister, Doris Price, Bellville, Illinois; nine grandchildren; and 17
  great-grandchildren. A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, 2000, at Elliott Chapel, Hutchinson, with
  Rev. Ed Pangburn officiating. Memorials may be made to New Beginnings Homeless Shelter, Hutchinson, in care of Elliott
  Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, Kansas 67501.
  Florence M. Ellwood
  Florence M. Ellwood, 75, McPherson, passed away Sunday, Sept. 24, 2000, at Infinia Health Care Center, McPherson.
  Mrs. Ellwood was born Florence M. Snodgrass on Nov. 13, 1924 at Chase and was a resident of McPherson since 1984,
  moving from Windom. She was a homemaker and a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, McPherson. Survivors include: her
  husband, Addison, of the home; a daughter, Michele Grover, Larned; two brothers, Fred Snodgrass and Charles Snodgrass,
  both of Little Rock, California; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m.
  Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2000, at Trinity Lutheran Church, McPherson, with Rev. Michael Fibranz officiating. Burial was in
  the McPherson Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church or Central Homecare and Hospice in
  care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson, Kansas 67460.