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,
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
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
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,
He was a member of the Bethany Lutheran Church,
On August 18, 1944, he married Madelyn E. Haasarud
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
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.
officiating. Inurnment will be held at a
later date in the Mt. Salem
Cemetery, Mahtowa, Minnesota.
Memorials may be given to Bethany College, Lindsborg,
Christian Medical College in Moshi, Tanzania,
in care of Hays-Christian
Funeral Home, P.O. Box 386, Lindsborg, Kansas
Marquette Tribune, October 18, 2000
October 5, 2000
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
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.
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