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Reuben J. Harman

GARDEN CITY - Reuben J. Harman, 78, died Feb. 5, 1998, at St. Catherine Hospital.

He was born Jan. 8, 1920, at Garden City, the son of Hiram Jasper and Lydia Viola Wells Harman. He attended Garden City schools and was a graduate of Garden City High School. A lifetime Garden City resident, he had worked for Ideal Food Store, becoming manager of the Garden City and Sublette stores, and then worked in the mechanic division of Sunflower Electric, retiring in 1985.

He belonged to First United Methodist Church, Garden City, Harry H. Renick American Legion Post No. 9 and the Eagles Lodge. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

On Oct. 29, 1941, he married Mary Alice Ward at Garden City. She survives.

Other survivors include: three sons, Ronald J., Curtis K. and Steven D., all of Garden City; a brother, Everett, Hutchinson; a sister, Edna Cox, Sublette; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Glenn Harman; and three sisters, Lula Ward, Elma Mangan and Elsie Crowley.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church, Garden City, with the Revs. Janet Hernandez and Harry Walz presiding. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and Sunday and 9 to 10:30 a.m. Monday, all at Garnand Funeral Home, Garden City. Burial will be in Valley View Cemetery, Garden City, with graveside rites by the Garden City-area Veterans Honor Guard.

Memorials may be sent to the church or to the American Diabetes Association, both in care of the funeral home.

Lawrence `Larry' F. Wassinger

GREAT BEND - Lawrence "Larry" F. Wassinger, 77, died Feb. 4, 1998, at Via Christi Regional Medical Center, St. Francis Campus, Wichita.

He was born May 10, 1920, at Ogallah, the son of Francis and Catherine M. Waldschmidt Wassinger. A Great Bend resident for 20 years, coming from Ness City, he was a retired station agent telegrapher for the Santa Fe Railroad.

He belonged to St. Patrick's Catholic Church, the Evening Lions Club (where he was a past president, past district governor, past state secretary and past zone chairman), had received the Melvin Jones Fellow Award, the International President Certificate of Appreciation, was a past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus, Ness City, belonged to the American Legion, Topeka, was a worker for the Vita Program, a board member of the Cancer Foundation, helped with debate programs at Great Bend High School, was a member of the Barton County Historical Society, and served as a lector, a Eucharistic minister and taught religion class at Ness City. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

On June 1, 1946, he married Alberta "Bertie" Ree at McCracken. She survives.

Other survivors include: a son, Larry Dean Wassinger, Topeka; a daughter, Barbara Luckett, Aurora, Colo.; three brothers, Ben and George, both of Grand Island, Neb., and Ed, Ness City; two sisters, Sister Agatha Wassinger, Wichita, and Phil Brennan, Kansas City; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Vigil service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, followed by a Knights of Columbus rosary, at Bryant-Christians Funeral Home, Great Bend. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick's Church, Great Bend, with Father Warren Stecklein presiding. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Private family burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Ellis.

Memorials may be sent to the Lions Sight Foundation or to the church.

Clyde M. Pipher

IUKA - Clyde M. Pipher, 94, died Feb. 4, 1998, at Friendship Manor, Pratt.

He was born Oct. 23, 1903, at Glendale, the son of Nicholas and Mary Farmer Pipher. A longtime Pratt County resident, he was a retired light plant employee for the city of Pratt.

He belonged to Iuka United Methodist Church.

On June 26, 1927, he married Mildred J. Bales at St. John. She survives.

Other survivors include: a son, Richard Pipher, Arcadia, Fla.; a grandchild; and a great-grandchild.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Iuka United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Ken Keeling presiding. Friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. today and Sunday at Ayres-Calbeck Mortuary, Pratt. Burial will be in Iuka Cemetery.

Memorials may be sent to the church in care of the mortuary.

Edna Edith Mohney

HAVILAND - Edna Edith Mohney, 86, died Feb. 6, 1998, at Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital, El Dorado.

She was born April 21, 1911, in Bourbon County, the daughter of Richard Lewis and Blanche Newcomb Brown. She was a 1929 graduate of Fort Scott High School and attended Kansas State University for two years. A Haviland resident since 1936, she worked at Friends Bible College and Jack's Hardware.

She belonged to United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women and the YWCA, all at Haviland, and had been named Mother of the Year by the YWCA.

On July 29, 1932, she married Olney Merle Mohney at Manhattan. He survives.

Other survivors include: four daughters, Nancy Proctor, Bloomington, Ill., Jane Nellis, Jerome, Idaho, Marybeth Chenoweth, Rawlins, Wyo,, and Susan Zieman, El Dorado; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at United Methodist Church, Haviland, with the Rev. Riet Stonger presiding. Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Fleener Funeral Home, Greensburg. Private family interment will be in Haviland Cemetery prior to the memorial service.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the church or to the Haviland branch of the Kiowa County Library, both in care of Haviland State Bank.

Major R. McCoy

ELLSWORTH - Major R. McCoy, 69, died Feb. 5, 1998, at Salina Regional Medical Center, Santa Fe Campus.

He was born July 28, 1928, at Ellsworth, the son of Ralph and Anna Laura Zavesky McCoy. An Ellsworth area resident since 1995, moving from Hutchinson after 38 years, he was an elementary school teacher, specializing in reading, and was a principal, having taught for 41 years.

He belonged to First United Methodist Church, the American Legion, Hutchinson, the KNEA, the NEA, the 3-M Group, Ellsworth, and the Ellsworth County Historical Society Board. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War.

On May 31, 1958, he married Mary M. McGillivray at Ulysses. She survives.

Other survivors include: three sons, Mark R., Hutchinson, Matthew J., Lawrence, and Michael G., Kansas City, Mo.; a daughter, Marci K. McCoy, Madison, Wis.; a brother, Donald, Pueblo, Colo.; a sister, Joyce Pappas, Springfield, Va.; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Ronald.

Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church, Ellsworth, with Dr. John Snook presiding. Cremation took place. Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be sent to the Ellsworth County Historical Society or to First United Methodist Church.

Mary Etta Wharton

GREAT BEND - Mary Etta Wharton, 89, died Feb. 4, 1998, at Great Bend.

She was born Aug. 23, 1908, at Rosebud, Texas, the daughter of Matthew and Carrie Sims Cargill. A Great Bend resident since 1983, moving from Hutchinson, she was a homemaker and caregiver. She graduated from high school in Progress, Okla., and attended Langston University for a year.She belonged to Second Missionary Baptist Church in Hutchinson and Newton, and to First Baptist Church, Great Bend.

She married Raymond Everett Wharton at Hutchinson. He died May 7, 1991.

Survivors include: four sons, Johnnie Gray, Shawnee, Othel Gray, Russell, the Rev. Willie Gray, Great Bend, and the Rev. Leonard Gray, Hutchinson; a daughter, Leola Cherry, Great Bend; 26 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. today at Fryberger Mortuary Chapel, Great Bend, with the Rev. W.C. Tillman presiding. Burial will be in Great Bend Cemetery.

Memorials may be sent to the American Diabetes Association in care of the mortuary.

Earl W. Heiland

DODGE CITY - Earl W. Heiland, 87, died Feb. 6, 1998, at Trinity Manor Nursing Home.

He was born Jan. 24, 1911, at Windthorst, the son of Peter J. and Antoinette Hessman Heiland. He attended school at Windthorst. A Dodge City resident, he was a farmer, having farmed southeast of Windthorst, and he received the Ford County Conservation Award.

He belonged to Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Windthorst, serving on the church finance committee.

On May 14, 1941, he married Ethel M. Nau at Windthorst. She survives.

Other survivors include: two sons, Thomas L., Jamestown, Mo., and Marvin E., Wright; three sisters, Edna Fredelake, Dodge City, Dorothy Nau, Tipton, Mo., and Geraldine Shean, Stratton, Colo.; six grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and 17 step-great-grandchildren.

Parish rosary will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Windthorst. Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, with the Rev. Mike Helms presiding. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. today and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at Swaim Funeral Home, Dodge City. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Windthorst.

Memorials may be sent to the Windthorst Heritage Endowment Fund or to Trinity Manor Nursing Home, both in care of the funeral home.

Ulysses Benjamin `Sonnie' Reed

SEATTLE - Ulysses Benjamin "Sonnie" Reed, 48, formerly of Hutchinson, died Feb. 3, 1998, at Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, as the result of a biking accident.

He was born July 23, 1948, at Muskogee, Okla., the son of Raymond T. and Frances M. Reed. He graduated from Hutchinson High School and attended Hutchinson Junior College. A longtime Seattle resident, moving from Hutchinson, he was a self-employed carpenter; worked several years for Bethlehem Steel and then for 21 years as a machinist for the Boeing Co.

He was U.S. Navy veteran, serving on the USS Leader as a seaman's apprentice.

In 1972, he married Mary Coleman. She survives.

Other survivors include: two daughters, UnyssBenita Turner and Marie L. Reed; father, Raymond T. Reed, Hutchinson; six brothers, Raymond L., James A., Jerry E., Ronald and Roger R. Reed, all of Seattle, and Donald Reed, Hutchinson; a sister, Shirley A. Taylor, Hutchinson; and five grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at Southwest Mortuary, Seattle, with Pastor A.P. Barker presiding. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Renton, Wash.

Memorials may be sent for the purchase of bicycle safety helmets for children, to the Hutchinson Recreation Commission, 17 East 1st, Hutchinson, KS 67501.

Karla Jean Hill Dome

WACO, Texas - Karla Jean Hill Dome, 45, died Jan. 15, 1998, at a Waco hospital.

She was born Nov. 25, 1952, at Liberal, the daughter of Lloyd B. and Elizabeth K. Ives Hill. She was a 1970 graduate of Liberal High School, attended Fort Hays State University for a year, and was a 1992 graduate of the University of Oklahoma with a degree in industrial engineering. A Waco resident for five months, she was an instructor at Texas State Technical College, Waco.

She belonged to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Norman, Okla., had been active since age 7 in the Girl Scouts of America and had been a troop leader.

Survivors include: three daughters, Tera Kay Dome, Kristina Marie Dome and LesaJoyce Dome, all of Norman, Okla.; mother, Liberal; three sisters, Kayann Jenkins, Liberal, Mary Hill Lambert, Enterprise, and Sue Ellen Zalaoras, Walnut Creek, Calif.; two nephews; two nieces; and a great-nephew.

She was preceded in death by her father and a niece, the Rev. Denise Ann Jenkins.

Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church, Liberal, with the Rev. Sid Byler presiding. Inurnment will be in Liberal Cemetery.

Memorials may be sent to the Karla J. Dome Scholarship Fund in care of the NationsBank, Liberal, or in care of Miller Mortuary, Liberal.

Gailen Michael `Porky' Bousser

HALSTEAD - Gailen Michael "Porky" Bousser, 95, died Feb. 5, 1998, at Oakwood Rehabilitation Center, Hutchinson.

He was born Aug. 8, 1902, at Halstead, the son of Harry and Josephine Redinger Bousser. A lifetime Halstead resident, moving to Hutchinson in 1995, he was a retired quality-control supervisor for the Boeing Co.

He belonged to First Presbyterian Church and the Halstead Gun Club, both at Halstead.

On Jan. 10, 1941, he married Gladys Gay Hilleary at Kansas City, Mo. She died Oct. 19, 1994.

Survivors include: a stepson, Monte Copenhaver, Hutchinson; a stepdaughter, Virginia Jones, Hutchinson; nine step-grandchildren; 15 step-great-grandchildren; and 12 step-great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Louise Hall; and a sister, Katherine McElwain.

Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Halstead Cemetery, with the Rev. Dallas Curts presiding. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. to service time Monday at Kaufman Funeral Home, Halstead.

Memorials may be sent to the Halstead Historical Society in care of the funeral home.

Rubena Carlson

McPHERSON - Rubena Carlson, 94, died Feb. 5, 1998, at McPherson Memorial Hospital.

She was born Aug. 6, 1903, at McPherson, the daughter of Carl E. and Hattie Grant Feldt. A lifetime McPherson County resident, she was a homemaker.

She was a life member of New Gottland Lutheran Church.

On Nov. 10, 1931, she married Byron E. Carlson at New Gottland. He died Feb. 28, 1997.

Survivors include: a daughter and son-in-law, Mathilda L. "Mattie Lou" and Vernon Dossett, McPherson; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Bernice Feldt and Viola Larson.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at New Gottland Lutheran Church, rural McPherson, with the Rev. William Joseph Bullock presiding. Friends may call from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, with the family present to greet friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, both at Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home, McPherson. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be sent to the church in care of the funeral home.

Margaret States Young

DODGE CITY - Margaret States Young, 92, died Feb. 6, 1998, at Manor of the Plains Nursing Home.

She was born July 13, 1905, at Dodge City, the daughter of Charles M. and Violette Imel States. She was a graduate of Dodge City Senior High School, Baker University and Northwestern University. A lifetime Dodge City resident, she was an English and dramatics teacher at Dodge City High School.

She belonged to First Presbyterian Church, was a member and past president of the Philomath Study Club, and a past president and charter member of Chapter DZ, PEO, all at Dodge City.

On March 22, 1932, she married Maurice R. Young at Chicago. He died Dec. 5, 1971.

Survivors include: three sons, Philip M., Phoenix, Dean R., Dodge City, and Charles M., Babylon, N.Y.; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at First Presbyterian Church, Dodge City, with Dr. Bruce L. Taylor presiding. Friends may call from noon to 8 p.m. today and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday at Swaim Funeral Home, Dodge City. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Dodge City.

Memorials may be sent to the church.

Gerald Edward Tuttle

HAVILAND - Gerald Edward Tuttle, 80, of Puerto Penasco, Mexico, and formerly of Haviland, died Feb. 5, 1998, at Scottsdale, Ariz.

He was born Sept. 21, 1917, at Byers, the son of Charles E. and Mabel G. Miles Tuttle. He graduated from Haviland High School. He farmed all his life in the Haviland community.

On Aug. 24, 1940, he married Beulah Cutright at Bucklin. She died Nov. 13, 1995.

Survivors include: three sons, Byron, Phoenix, Eldon, Abilene, and Jerry, Haviland; two daughters, Paula Davis, Greensburg, and Le Anna Kimble, Andover; two brothers, Winifred, Greensburg, and Norman, Haviland; two sisters, FloreceDavis, Weatherford, Okla., and Doris Muntz, Greensburg; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Harold; and a sister, Anna Lee Young.

Inurnment services are pending and will be announced by Fleener Funeral Home, Greensburg.

Daniel D. Saunders

Daniel D. Saunders, 74, of 3209 B Ridgewood Drive, died Feb. 6, 1998, at Oakwood Villa Care Center, Hutchinson.

He was born Sept. 27, 1923, in Lincoln County, the son of Alfred and Katie Felcamp Saunders. A Hutchinson resident since 1989, moving from Lemon Grove, Calif., he was a bookkeeper, retiring in 1988.

On July 10, 1948, he married Betty Golden at Hutchinson. She survives.

Other survivors include: a daughter, Donna Flynn, 209 West 9th; a sister, Barbara Henwood, Florida; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Paul Saunders.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Johnson & Sons Memorial Chapel, Hutchinson, with Dr. Edwin C. Lindberg presiding. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Inurnment will be at a later date in Fairlawn Burial Park, Hutchinson.

Memorials may be sent to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation in care of the funeral home.

Norman W. Foust

BUCKLIN - Norman W. Foust, 66, died Feb. 5, 1998, at Bucklin.

He was born June 27, 1931, at Bucklin, the son of William K. and Harriett C. Gordon Foust. A longtime area resident, he was a retired employee of Ford County Feeders.

On Aug. 17 1958, he married Barbara Jean Lillich at St. Francis. She died Dec. 26, 1986.

Survivors include: four daughters, Bonnie Renoilds, Pratt, Shonda Stenzel, Fowler, Lorraine Klinzman, Ashland, and Sheri Roberts, Minneola; four brothers, George Foust, Topeka, Wallace Foust, Bartlesville, Okla., Charles Foust, Houston, and Richard Foust, Bucklin; and 12 grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Minnis Mortuary Chapel, Bucklin, with the Rev. Jim Pollom presiding. Friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday and until service time Monday at the mortuary. Burial will be in Bucklin Cemetery.

Memorials may be sent to the American Diabetes Association in care of the mortuary.

Irvin Whitey Tate

HUGOTON - Irvin Whitey Tate, 85, died Feb. 5, 1998, at Southwest Medical Center, Liberal,

He was born June 28, 1912, at Gerty, Okla., the son of Washington Aaron and Mary Ann Baine Tate. A Hugoton resident since 1961, moving from Pampa, Texas, he was a self-employed welder.

He belonged to Free Will Faith Church, Shawnee, Okla., the Masonic Lodge, and was a 32nd Degree Mason. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

In 1932, he married Doris Martille Pirce. She survives at Shawnee, Okla.

Other survivors include: a son, Mike Tate, Muldrow, Okla.; two daughters, Naomi Gray, Fond du Lac, Wis., and JoAnn Kaskuske, Shawnee, Okla.; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Paul's Funeral Home Memorial Chapel, Hugoton, with Max Johnson presiding. Burial will be in Hugoton Cemetery.

Hazel D. Mallory

Hazel D. Mallory, 100, of Hutchinson, died Feb. 5, 1998, at Golden Plains Health Care Center, Hutchinson.

She was born Feb. 20, 1897, at Hutchinson, the daughter of Alexander M. and Alice Martin Duffin. A lifetime Hutchinson resident, she was a homemaker.

She belonged to Trinity United Methodist Church, Hutchinson.

On Nov. 24, 1915, she married Charles W. Mallory at Hutchinson. He died July 19, 1981.

Survivors include: a son, William Mallory, Wichita; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Elliott Chapel, Hutchinson, with the Rev. Mary Al Titus presiding. Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday and Monday at the mortuary. Burial will be in Fairlawn Burial Park, Hutchinson.

Memorials may be sent to Trinity United Methodist Church, Hutchinson, in care of the mortuary.

Roy E. Spoon

LYONS - Roy E. Spoon, 80, died Feb. 5, 1998, at his home.

He was born Feb. 16, 1917, at Raymond, the son of Albert and Rosie Domingo Spoon. A lifetime Lyons resident, he was a farmer.

He belonged to the former Mitchell Methodist Church, Mitchell, and the Moose Lodge, Hutchinson.

On Nov. 29, 1941, he married Dorothy E. Smith at Lyons. She died March 16, 1995.

Survivors include: two daughters, Kathleen Cain, Longview, Texas, and Judy Pickering, Lawrence; a sister, Clara Eisiminger, Little River; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Sillin Funeral Home, Lyons, with the Rev. Ted Weis presiding. Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Lyons Municipal Cemetery.

Memorials may be sent to the Parkinson Foundation in care of the funeral home.

Eugene L. Houston

TRIBUNE - Eugene L. Houston, 81, died Feb. 4, 1998, at Integrated Health Services, Great Bend.

He was born March 12, 1916, at Raymond, the son of Wilbur R. and Minnie B. Hull Houston. A Great Bend resident since 1983, he was a retired farmer.

He belonged to First Baptist Church, Raymond.

Survivors include: five brothers, William, Colorado City, Colo., Bert, Cottonwood, Ariz., Don and Glenn, Tribune, and Lloyd, Congress, Ariz.; and a sister, Lucille Houston, Bristol, Colo.

He was preceded in death by a sister.

Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. MT Monday in Greeley County Cemetery, Tribune, with the Rev. Mark Randolph presiding. Friends may call from 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Price & Sons Funeral Home, Tribune.

Memorials may be sent to the donor's choice in care of the mortuary.

Hazel H. Collins
GARDEN CITY - Hazel H. Collins, 98, died Feb. 18, 1999, at Terrace Garden Care Center, Garden City.

She was born Jan. 4, 1901, in Mercer County, Mo., the daughter of Henry Clinton and Louanna Jane Spiedl Smalley. A Garden City resident since 1926, moving from Harper County, she had been the owner and operator of the Speedwash Laundry, Garden City, for many years.

She belonged to First Assembly of God Church, taught Sunday school for many years in Garden City, was a 71-year member of the Extension Homemakers Unit and had recently been associated with the Beacon Light FCE.

On Dec. 23, 1926, she married Joseph Pete Collins at Harper. He died March 25, 1972.

Survivors include: two sons, Jack and Joseph, both of Garden City; a daughter, Peggy Musgrove, Springfield, Mo.; three sisters, Irene Smalley, Wichita, Hildred Harnden, Attica, and Aline Cleveland, Covina, Calif.; 19 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Dale; three sisters; and three brothers.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Price & Sons Funeral Home, Garden City, with the Rev. Derald Musgrove presiding. Friends may call from 3 to 9 p.m. today, noon to 9 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. until service time Monday, all at the funeral home. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Garden City.

Memorials may be sent to the Hazel Collins Memorial Fund in care of the funeral home.

Leona L. Bartel
McPHERSON - Leona L. Bartel, 84, died Feb. 19, 1999, at Mercy Hospital, Moundridge.

She was born Feb. 6, 1915, at Chinook, Mont., the daughter of Daniel M. and Elizabeth Wiens Schmidt. A McPherson resident since 1944, moving to Inman in 1996, she was a retired cook and dietary aide, and worked in nursing homes and hospitals.

She belonged to First Church of God, Hutchinson, and the Flour Gals, McPherson.

On Dec. 5, 1933, she married Daniel N. Bartel at Clayton, N.M. He died Aug. 18, 1966.

Survivors include: a son, Leland, Inman; two daughters, Violet Donaldson, Prescott Valley, Ariz., and LeDean Kriegre, Tehachapi, Calif.; three brothers, Ralph Smith, Turpin, Okla., Harvey Schmidt and Rondal Schmidt, both of McPherson; a sister, Darleen English, Tujunga, Calif.; nine grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Monday in McPherson Cemetery. Friends may call from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday and the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, both at Stockham Family Funeral Home, McPherson.

Memorials may be sent to the First Church of God Building Fund or to the Pleasant View Home.

Randall `Randy' Douglas McCall
PRATT - Randall "Randy" Douglas McCall, 37, died Feb. 18, 1999, at University Hospital, Oklahoma City, as the result of complications from a bone-marrow transplant due to leukemia.

He was born Oct. 1, 1961, at Russell, the son of Richard "Dick" and Barbara A. Glick McCall. He was a 1980 graduate of Pratt High School, a 1982 graduate of Pratt Community College, and received his bachelor's degrees in elementary education and history from Kansas State University. A Milford resident, he was a student teacher at Amanda Arnold Elementary School, Manhattan, and worked in the family business, "Rentway," at Junction City.

He belonged to the Medieval Historic Re-enactment Group, was an Eagle Scout with Troop No. 210, Pratt, and was on the high school state debate team that went to state competition. He served with the National Guard, Pratt.

On Aug. 14, 1984, he married Kristi S. Tankersley at Junction City. She survives.

Other survivors include: parents, Pratt; a brother, Richard, Hutchinson; a sister, Rhonda Dixon, Pratt; and grandmother, Ada Wanamaker, Russell.

There will be private family services. Cremation took place. Friends may sign the register book from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at Larrison Mortuary, Pratt.

Memorials may be sent to the PHS Class of 1980 Scholarship Fund or to the Ronald McDonald House, Oklahoma City, both in care of the mortuary.

Wilmer M. Lehman
McPHERSON - Wilmer M. Lehman, 95, died Feb. 19, 1999, at Memorial Hospital.

He was born Oct. 13, 1903, in Johnson County, Mo., the son of John David and Lizzie Mohler Lehman. A McPherson resident since 1993, moving from Edison, Neb., he was a farmer, having farmed in Kansas and Oklahoma. He also was a clergyman for the Church of the Brethren, having served churches in the states of Kansas, Michigan, Indiana, Colorado, Nebraska and Texas.

On Oct. 15, 1927, he married Florence Brammell at Waverly. She died Nov. 27, 1955. On July 4, 1957, he married Inez Marie Hokanson at McCook, Neb. She died Sept. 4, 1989.

Survivors include: two sons, James M., Wasilla, Alaska, and Steven, Houston; three daughters, Carol Barber, Crystal, Mich., Betty Deaton, Westville, Ind., and Joy Lehman, Hamilton, Ohio; two stepsons, Robert, St. Anthony, Idaho, and John, Papillion, Neb.; two stepdaughters, Anna Owen, Broken Bow, Neb., and Mary Todd, Garland, Texas; a brother, Lawrence E., McPherson; a sister, Marjorie M. Keller, New Holland, Pa.; 25 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Wilmer Eugene "Bill"; two brothers; and three sisters.

Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. today at Church of the Brethren, McPherson, with Dr. Don Booz, the Rev. Chris Whitacre and Minister of Youth Steve Lehman presiding. Wilmer's body was bequeathed to the University of Kansas Willed Body Program, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical School, Kansas City, Kan.

Memorials may be sent to the Cedars Health Care Center or to Church of the Brethren, both at McPherson, both in care of Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home, McPherson.

Marvel B. Lewis
McPHERSON - Marvel B. Lewis, 69, died Feb. 18, 1999, at Halstead Hospital.

She was born Nov. 22, 1929, at Concordia, the daughter of Harry and Grace Buswell Lyons. A McPherson resident since 1970, moving from Washington, Kan., she was a retired pharmaceutical assistant for Sterling Drug and a sales clerk for Morris & Son Clothiers. In her earlier years, she taught school in a one-room school house at Arlington.

She belonged to the McPherson Camplighters Club and the Sterling Drug Retirees Club.

On July 15, 1951, she married Bob L. Lewis at Belleville. He survives.

Other survivors include: a son, David, Canton; two daughters, Kim Buller, McPherson, and Kara Smith, Goodland; a sister, Ruby Pelesky, Haddam; two grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Terry Lee; four brothers; and a sister.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Stockham Family Funeral Home, McPherson, with the Revs. Bill Newport and Loren Strait presiding. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Monday in Haddam Cemetery.

Memorials may be sent to the charity of the donor's choice.

Lola D. Wurdeman
MEADE - Lola D. Wurdeman, 65, died Feb. 19, 1999, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita.

She was born Aug. 3, 1933, at Dodge City, the daughter of Roscoe H. and Gladys L. Pennington Nash. She was a 1951 graduate of Meade High School and attended Fort Hays State University. A lifetime Meade resident, she was a former bank clerk and a homemaker.

She belonged to St. John Lutheran Church, Meade.

On June 19, 1982, she married Eldon F. Wurdeman at Meade. He survives.

Other survivors include: three sons, Tom, Overbrook, Gary, Oklahoma City, and David, Derby; a daughter, Diane Leis, Fowler; two sisters, Lora Mae Bradford, Bentonville, Ark., and Nadine Kilts, Midwest, Wyo.; and 14 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Edwin.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. John Lutheran Church, Meade, with the Rev. Lynn Spencer presiding. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at Fidler-Orme Mortuary, Meade. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, Meade.

Memorials may be sent to the church of the donor's choice in care of the mortuary.

Betty Jean Bain
MEDICINE LODGE - Betty Jean Bain, 74, died Feb. 19, 1999, at Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital.

She was born May 24, 1924, at Portland, Ore., the daughter of Preston and Bessie Belew Preston. A Medicine Lodge resident most of her life, she and her husband operated The Brown Derby Restaurant for 18 years.

She belonged to First Christian Church and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, both at Medicine Lodge.

On Dec. 21, 1941, she married Charles Harold Bain at Perth. He died July 19, 1998.

Survivors include: a daughter, Janice J. Hoagland, Medicine Lodge; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Gary H.; and two sisters, Roberta Pratt and Faye Hamar.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at First Christian Church, Medicine Lodge, with the Rev. Tom Walters presiding. Friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. to noon Monday at Larrison-Forsyth Funeral Home, Medicine Lodge. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery, Medicine Lodge.

Memorials may be sent to the church in care of the funeral home.

Raymond Edward Mabry
RICHMOND, Va. - Raymond Edward Mabry, 61, died Feb. 12, 1999, at Richmond, after a long battle with cancer.

He was born Jan. 23, 1938, at rural Little River, the son of Cecil Byer and Audrey Day Mabry. A Richmond resident since 1962, he was a retired reference librarian and computer cataloger for Richmond Public Library. He was a graduate in organ from the Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, received his Master's of Music cum laude in Organ in 1969 and received his master's in library science in 1970, both from Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind.

Survivors include: a brother, William R., Argonia; two sisters, Beverly Zizumbo, Salina, and Nancy Fuqua, McPherson; four nephews; and two nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a nephew.

Memorial service will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28,at Second Presbyterian Church, Richmond, Va.

Memorials may be sent to the Curtis Institute of Music, 1726 Locust St., Philadelphia, PA 19103; or to Hospice of Central Virginia, 5540 Falmouth St., Richmond, VA 23220; or in care of Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home, 222 West Euclid, McPherson, KS 67460.

William A. `Bill' Dougherty
RUSSELL - William A. "Bill" Dougherty, 69, died Feb. 19, 1999, at St. John Rest Home, Victoria.

He was born Jan. 27, 1930, in Osborne County, the son of Robert A. and Rosa Ellen Davis Dougherty. He received his college degree from Kansas State College. A Russell resident since 1968, moving from Dorrance, he taught for 27 years at Dorrance and was also involved in farming.

He belonged to Dubuque Lutheran Church.

On May 30, 1954, he married Betty Jane Hilgenberg at Russell. She survives.

Other survivors include: a son, Mitchel, Russell; two daughters, Vicki Dougherty and Joetta Powell, both of Russell; a sister, Nethalee Clarke, Kensington; and two grandchildren.

Cremation took place. No service or visitation is planned.

Memorials may be sent to the Russell Recreation Commission in care of Pohlman's Mortuary, Russell.

Lenora Hunter
ANTHONY - Lenora Hunter, 90, died Feb. 19, 1999, at Anthony.

She was born Nov. 30, 1908, at Manchester, Okla., the daughter of James Wesley and Neata Cox Cotterill. An Anthony resident, she was a homemaker.

On Oct. 17, 1931, she married Kenneth "Wright" Hunter at Anthony. He died Nov. 3, 1992.

Survivors include: two daughters, Sue Connelly, Anthony, and Linda VanHorn, Hutchinson; two grandsons; and a great-grandson.

Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Forest Park Cemetery, Anthony, with Tom Marker presiding. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Williams Funeral Home, Anthony.

Memorials may be sent to the Anthony Taxi Service or to First Baptist Youth.

Lillian V. Scheuerman
WICHITA - Lillian V. Scheuerman, 78, died Feb. 12, 1999, at Wesley Medical Center.

She was born June 10, 1920, in Benton County, Tenn., the daughter of Ernest and Mary Ann Melton Florence. A Larned resident, she was a retired dietary aide from Larned State Hospital.

She married Leonard Scheuerman. He survives.

Other survivors include: two stepsons; a stepdaughter; a brother, James, Stafford, Conn.; nine step-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.

Memorial service will be held at a later date at Larned Church of the Nazarene. Hillside Funeral Home, Wichita, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society.

Lenn E. `Pappy' Ruddick
LAKE CITY - Lenn E. "Pappy" Ruddick, 78, died Feb. 18, 1999, at his home.

Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced at a later date by Larrison-Forsyth Funeral Home, Medicine Lodge.

Lillie Lobban
Lillie Lobban, 92, died Feb. 19, 1999, at Golden Plains Health Care Center, Hutchinson.

Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced at a later date by Johnson & Sons Funeral Home, Hutchinson.

Calvin E. `Bus' Ellis
Calvin E. "Bus" Ellis, 75, of Hutchinson, died Feb. 18, 1999, at Via Christi Regional Medical Center, St. Francis Campus, Wichita.

He was born Sept. 6, 1923, at Ashland, Ky., the son of William Franklin Ellis and Mary Bester Ellis. A longtime Hutchinson resident, he was a retired painting contractor.

He belonged to First Baptist Church and the American Legion Lysle Rishel Post No. 68. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.

He married Ardith D. Hungerford Oct. 27, 1946, at Hutchinson; she died Aug. 11, 1971. July 1, 1972, he married Anna Lou Rhodes at Hutchinson.

Survivors include: Anna Lou Ellis, wife, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Richard Lynn and Janet Lynn Ellis, Hutchinson; a grandson, Corey Lynn Ellis; and a sister, Helen Trueworthy, Seattle, Wash.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Lewis, Richard and William; and a sister, Selma Sall.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Elliott Chapel, Hutchinson, with the Rev. Jim Autrey presiding. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and Sunday at Elliott Mortuary, Hutchinson. Burial will be in Memorial Park, Hutchinson.

Memorials may be sent to First Baptist Church in care of the mortuary.


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