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Vivian J. Howard
Vivian J. Howard, 82 of Hutchinson, died April 13, 1999, at Hospice Residential Care Center, Hutchinson.

She was born Sept. 19, 1916, at Lawson, Mo., the daughter of John and Viola Mellon Green. A Hutchinson resident since 1953, she was a homemaker.

On Aug. 18, 1951, she married Burdette Howard at Bentonville, Ark. He died May 1, 1995.

Survivors include: a stepdaughter, Lois Pryor, of California; two sisters, Colene Clark, Lawson, Mo., and Beulah Taylor, Indianapolis.

She was preceded in death by five brothers, Durard, Daniel, Allen Charles and Olen Green; and three sisters, Estill Melling, Madge Barnett, and Olene Green.

Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. today in Fairlawn Burial Park, Hutchinson, with the Rev. Fred Obold presiding. Friends may call from 8 to 10 a.m. today at Johnson & Sons Funeral Home, Hutchinson.

Memorials may be sent to Hospice of Reno County, or the American Cancer Society, in care of the funeral home. -

Jeanne Schroeder
LORRAINE - Jeanne Schroeder, 79, died April 12, 1999, at Valley of the Sun Hospice Care Center, Mesa, Ariz.

She was born March 26, 1920, at Leroy, the daughter of M. R. and Edith Ebrecht Crites. She was a graduate of Ottawa University and University of Kansas, Lawrence, with a degree in music. A longtime Ellsworth County resident, she was a music teacher at Lorraine Elementary, Lorraine High School and Bushton High School.

She was a member of First Baptist Church, Lorraine, she was director of numerous hand- bell choirs, was a member of Messiah Orchestra at Bethany College and other community orchestras. She sang and played violin for several musical groups in Tempe, Ariz.

On Feb. 16, 1947, she married Paul Schroeder at Lorraine. He died in 1975.

Survivors include: a daughter, Polly Johnson, Temecula, Calif. and Jane Schroeder, Tempe, Ariz.; a brother, Al Crites, San Antonio, Texas; and a grandchild.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Lorraine Baptist Church, with the Rev. Calvin Alderink presiding. There will be no visitation. Burial will be in the Lorraine Baptist Cemetery. Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth, is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Jeanne Schroeder Music Scholarship Fund, in care of the funeral home. -

John Lewis Bridges Jr.
MEADE - John Lewis Bridges, Jr., 80, died April 12, 1999, at Meade District Hospital.

He was born Jan. 8, 1919, at Clayton, N.M., the son of John Lewis Sr. and Anna L. Fry Bridges. He was a 1938 graduate of Meade High School and 1940 graduate of Hutchinson Junior College. A lifetime Meade resident, he was a retired farmer.

He was a member of United Methodist Church, Meade, served 15 years on the Agriculture Stabilization Conservation Service. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

On April 3, 1947, he married Helen F. Bush at Meade. She survives.

Other survivors include: a son, Dr. David, Houston, Texas; a daughter, Janice Phelps, Amarillo, Texas; a sister, Zelma Lott, Glendale, Calif.; and five grandchildren.

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

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church, Meade, with the Rev. Chuck Mattix presiding. Friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Fidler-Orme Mortuary, Meade. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, Meade.

Memorials may be sent to American Heart Association, the church or Meade District Hospital, all in care of the mortuary. -

Arthur E. `Art' Smith
Arthur E. "Art" Smith, 83, died April 14, 1999, at Halstead Hospital.

Funeral arrangements are pending, and will be announced by Elliott Mortuary, Hutchinson.

Louella `Mary' Barnes
Louella "Mary" Barnes, 61, died April 14, 1999, at her home in Hutchinson.

She was born Jan. 10, 1938, at Hutchinson, the daughter of John Wesley and Ruby Elizabeth Brothers Riead. A lifetime resident of Hutchinson, she was a homemaker.

She was a member of Full Gospel Chapel of Prayer, Hutchinson.

On Jan. 30, 1956, she married Clifford E. "Buddy" Barnes at Hutchinson. He survives.

Other survivors include: a son, Jim, Hutchinson; a daughter, Debra Weible, Hutchinson; two brothers, John Riead, Garden City, and Pat Riead, Arvada, Colo.; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, Clifford E. Jr.; two brothers, Wesley and Nace Riead; and twin sisters, Blanche Fisher and Pearl Riead.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Elliott Mortuary Chapel, Hutchinson, with the Rev. Patty Widup presiding. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the mortuary. Burial will be in Fairlawn Burial Park.

Memorials may be sent to Hospice of Reno County in care of the mortuary.

Glenn Houston
TRIBUNE - Glenn Houston, 80, died April 14, 1999, at Greeley County Hospital, Tribune.

He was born Dec. 21, 1918, at Raymond, the son of Roy and Minnie Belle Hull Houston. A resident of Greeley County since 1946, he was a retired farmer.

He was a member of First Baptist Church at Raymond, belonged to the I.O.O.F. Lodge at Tribune, and was a life member of the Tribune Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

Survivors include: three brothers, Don and Bill, both of Tribune, and Bert, Cottonwood, Ariz.; and a sister, Lucille Houston, Bristol, Colo.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Eugene and Lloyd, and a sister, Alice Tally.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. (MDT) Friday at Price & Sons Funeral Home, Tribune, with the Rev. Mark Randolph presiding. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial, with full military honors conducted by the Tribune VFW Post, will be in Greeley County Cemetery.

Memorials may be sent to the Greeley County Amusement Association, in care of the funeral home.

Mary Dutton
Mary Dutton, 86, died April 14, 1999, at her home in Hutchinson.

She was born Feb. 12, 1913, at Penalosa, the daughter of Francis Ulysses and Maude Elizabeth Woodson Dutton. A resident of Hutchinson since 1980, moving from Penalosa, she was a former Boeing worker and later worked for Salt City Hatchery for 20 years. Before retiring, she worked on the farm at Penalosa.

Survivors include: a brother, Emos W., Hutchinson; two sisters, Bettylu Hinds, Hutchinson, and Helen Fornwalt, Penalosa.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Francis and Ulysses Dutton; and a sister, Geniveive Friggeri.

Private family service will be held in the Lerado Kansas Cemetery at a later time.

Johnson & Sons Funeral Home, Hutchinson, is in charge of arrangements.

Brad A. Hendrickson
JETMORE - Brad A. Hendrickson, 14, died April 13, 1999, at his home, Jetmore.

He was born March 8, 1985, at Topeka, the son of Mark and Sandy Brooks Hendrickson. A Jetmore resident for the past few years, he attended Jetmore Grade School and formerly attended Independence Grade School, Independence.

He was a member of United Methodist Church, Jetmore

Survivors include: parents, both of the home; a brother, Paul, of the home; paternal grandparents, Don and Ada Hendrickson, Garden City; and maternal grandparents, Dale and Marie Brooks, Newton.

Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at United Methodist Church, Jetmore, with the Rev. Mitch Reece presiding. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at Beckwith Funeral Home, Jetmore. The casket will be closed, cremation will take place.

Memorials may be sent to the Equine Eagles or United Methodist Church, Jetmore, both in care of the funeral home.

Bernice Luella Whittaker
DODGE CITY - Bernice Luella Whittaker, 83, died April 13, 1999, at Kiowa County Memorial Hospital, Greensburg.

She was born June 14, 1915, at Ingalls, the daughter of Earl and Grace Israel Addison. A longtime resident of Dodge City, moving from Ingalls, she was a homemaker.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church and Circle No. 4 of the church at Dodge City, a member of the hospital auxiliary, and was a 40-year Bloodmobile volunteer.

On Nov. 22, 1936, she married Cecil Whittaker at Copeland. He died July 15, 1976.

Survivors include: a son, Dwayne, Boulder City, Nev.; a brother, Clyde "Bud" Addison, Dodge City; a sister, Erlene Flowers, Dodge City; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Pearl Elaine, a brother Clovis Addison, and a sister Violet Flowers.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Swaim Funeral Home Dodge City, with the Rev. Dick Robbins presiding. There will be no visitation. Burial will be in Greencrest Cemetery, Dodge City.

Memorials may be sent to the Hospital Auxiliary or the Bloodmobile, both in care of the funeral home.

Clayton A. Peintner
WINDHORST - Clayton A. Peinter, 82, died April 13, 1999, at Western Plains Regional Hospital, Dodge City.

He was born March 18, 1917, at Spearville, the son of George and Minnie Schawe Peintner. A lifetime Ford County resident, he was a retired farmer and rancher.

He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Spearville, Knights of Columbus, St. Leon Council No. 2462, Windhorst.

Survivors include: three brothers, Don, Ellinwood, Mel, Dodge City and Harold, Spearville; four sisters, Bernardine Kallaus, Dodge City, LaVona Williams, Alea, Hawaii, Marieta Fairless, Tulsa, Okla. and Geneva Ridenhour, Aurora, Colo.; and several nephews and nieces.

Vigil Wake will be at 7 p.m. Friday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Windhorst. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church, with Father Mike Helms presiding. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Burkhart Funeral Chapel, Dodge City. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Windhorst.

Bertha Floy `Hoppie' Hopkins
Bertha Floy "Hoppie" Hopkins, 81, of Hutchinson, died Oct. 12, 1999, at Hospice Residential Care Center.

She was born Aug. 30, 1918, at Lenora, the daughter of Porter and Nellie Hoyt Breeden. She graduated from Lenora High School and Salt City Business School, Hutchinson. A longtime Hutchinson resident, she worked as a secretary for Obee Grade School, Hutchinson, and for the food service of USD No. 308, retiring in 1981. She was also a professional seamstress.

She belonged to Bethany Church of the Nazarene, Hutchinson, where she was a choir member, Sunday school teacher and secretary.

On June 15, 1941, she married Clarence W. Hopkins at Hutchinson. He survives.

Other survivors include: a son, Phillip, Hutchinson; a daughter, Janet Lintecum, Hutchinson; a brother, Francis Breeden, Mo.; a sister, Thelma Brown, Hutchinson; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Gary; a brother, Melvin Breeden; and a sister, Mae Brown.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Elliott Mortuary Chapel, Hutchinson, with the Rev. Darrell Bisel presiding. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and Friday at the mortuary. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Hutchinson.

Memorials may be sent to the church, Hospice of Reno County or to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation, all in care of the mortuary.

J. Bryan Holloway
McPHERSON - J. Bryan Holloway, 81, died Oct. 12, 1999, at The Cedars Health Care Center, McPherson.

He was born Oct 21, 1917, at McPherson, the son of John and Bernice Emma Dorst Holloway. A lifetime McPherson resident, he was co-owner of Stanley's Fashions for over 30 years and was retired from Home State Bank & Trust, both at McPherson.

He belonged to First Christian Church, where he served as an elder, elder emeritus, treasurer and on many church committees. He was a charter member of the McPherson Jaycees and McPherson Industrial Development Co. He was a 50-year member of the Lions Club and American Legion Post No. 24, McPherson. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

On Jan. 25, 1941, he married Mary E. Rape at McPherson. She survives.

Other survivors include: two sons, Steve, Overland Park, and Gary, McPherson; two daughters, Kaye Russell, Great Falls, Mont., and Carol Cheesman, McPherson; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Christian Church, McPherson, with the Revs. Neil Engle and Chris Whitacre presiding. Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, with family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m., both at Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home, McPherson. Cremation will follow the service. Burial will be in McPherson Cemetery at a later date.

Memorials may be sent to the church or to the Cedars Health Care Center, both in care of the funeral home.

Jonathan David Schuessler
SEDGWICK - Jonathan David Schuessler, stillborn son of Marc and Debra Neill Schuessler, died Oct. 12, 1999, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita.

Survivors include: parents, Moore, Okla.; grandparents, Max and Velma Schuessler, Sedgwick, and Dale and Walene Neill, Goodland; and great-grandparents, Karl and Rachel Reimer, Goessel, Frieda Berger, Clay Center, and Leona Neill, Blue Ridge, N.Y.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. today at Sedgwick Christian Church, Sedgwick, with the Rev. Kim Beckwith presiding.

Petersen Funeral Home, Newton, is in charge of the arrangements.

John M. Baumann
INMAN - John M. Baumann, 86, died Oct. 13, 1999, at Mercy Hospital, Moundridge.

He was born Oct. 27, 1912, at Wellsville, the son of Emery and Ethel Harrison Baumann. An Inman resident since 1986, moving from Wichita, he worked at Cessna, Wichita, for 30 years.

He belonged to St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Inman, and the AFL-CIO Machinist Union, Wichita. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1932 to 1936.

On April 14, 1938, he married Bernice M. Brecheisen at Ottawa. She died June 29, 1998.

Survivors include: two sons, Calvin and Paul, both of Inman; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by four brothers, Bob, Paul, Lynn and Allen; and three sisters, Evelyn Baumann, Loree Conrad-Mazzolini and Ruth Klien.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Inman, with Pastor Nancy Goss presiding. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at Buhler Mortuary, Buhler, with family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in North Inman Cemetery, Inman.

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

Helen V. Miller
HESSTON - Helen V. Miller, 79, died Oct. 11, 1999, at Schowalter Villa, Hesston.

She was born Jan. 10, 1920, in rural Minneapolis, the daughter of George L. and Anna H. Foster Miller. She attended Pacific Bible College, Huntington, Calif., and Taylor University, Upland, Indiana. A Galveston, Texas, resident for 20 years, she worked as a secretary for the U. S. Department of Labor.

Survivors include: a brother, Philip Miller, Rio Rancho, N.M.; a sister, Myrna Stevenson, Cordova, Tenn.; four nieces; and five nephews.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Chester.

Burial will be at 10 a.m. today in Bennington Cemetery, Bennington. Memorial service will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Golden Plains Free Methodist Church, Newton. Friends may call from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Friday at the church.

Memorials may be sent to the church, or the donor's choice of charities, both in care of Miller Funeral Home, Hesston. -

Robert Leroy Sterling
KINGMAN - Robert Leroy Sterling, 68, died Oct. 12, 1999, at Kingman Community Hospital.

He was born Dec. 26, 1930, at Kingman, the son of Robert Lee and Georgina Boyer Sterling. A lifetime Kingman resident, he was a former equipment operator for the Kansas Department of Transportation, retired after 36 years of service.

He was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1164, Kingman, was a life member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart and the Military Order of COOTIES. He served in the U. S. Army during the Korean War.

On Oct. 4, 1957, he married Patricia Broyles. On Dec. 30, 1975, he married Lillian Watkins. She survives.

Other survivors include: a son, Michael, Kingman; three daughters, Kimberly Sterling, Wake Forest, N.C., Monica Sterling and Sherilyn Stockert, both Alva, Okla.; a stepson, Donald Watkins, Lyons; two brothers, Victor, Haysville, and Donald, Fairfax, Okla.; a sister, Jeanne Schmitz, Wichita; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Livingston Funeral Home, Kingman, with the Rev. Brad Penner presiding. Friends may call from noon to 8 p.m. today and Friday, both at the funeral home, Burial will be in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Kingman.

Memorials may be sent to the Riverside Park Walking Path or to Hospice Inc., both in care of the funeral home. -

Torance W. Riley
Torance W. Riley, 91, of Hutchinson, died Oct. 13, 1999, at Hutchinson Hospital.

Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by Elliott Mortuary, Hutchinson. -

Gary Bemiss
DODGE CITY - Gary Bemiss, 49, died Oct 11, 1999, at Via Christi Regional Medical Center, St. Francis Campus, Wichita.

He was born Dec. 25, 1949, at Overton, Neb., the son of Robert O. and Evelyn B. Russell Bemiss. He was a welding company manager employed by the Lightner Company, Garden City.

He belonged to First Christian Church, Dodge City.

Survivors include: his wife, Mindy, Dodge City; a son, Joshua, Dodge City; a daughter, Adrianne Bemiss, Dodge City; five brothers, Billy, Newton, Derald, Sedona, Ariz., Robert, Lost Lake, Calif., and Carroll and Terry, both of Hutchinson; a sister, Darlene Little, McLeod, Texas; and a grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a daughter, Andrea.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Swaim Funeral Home, Dodge City, with Garald Salmans presiding. There will be no visitation. Cremation took place. Inurnment will be in the Hanston Cemetery.

Memorials may be sent to the Gary Bemiss Memorial Fund, in care of the mortuary. -

Woodrow W. `Woody' Weinhold
ELLSWORTH - Woodrow W. "Woody" Weinhold, 86, died Oct. 12, 1999, at Cedar Falls Lutheran Home, Cedar Falls, Iowa.

He was born Oct. 9, 1913, in Ellsworth County, the son of Richard S. and Bertha M. Ensign Weinhold. A lifetime Ellsworth area resident, he was a carpenter, mechanic, policeman, owner of Weinhold Farm Implement and Weinhold Oil Company and was a greenskeeper, retiring in 1978.

He belonged to First United Methodist Church, Ellsworth.

On May 1, 1938, he married Opal I. Francisco at Lincoln. She died Oct. 7, 1984.

Survivors include: a daughter, Dr. Janey L. Montgomery, Waterloo, Iowa; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Ivan H. and Everett E.; and two sisters, Leita O'Lena and Ollie Shannon.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church, Ellsworth, with Dr. John Snook presiding. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth. Burial will be in Excelsior Lutheran Church Cemetery, rural Wilson.

Memorials may be sent to the cemetery or to the Lighted Cross Fund, rural Wilson, both in care of the funeral home. -

Angela M. Johanning
ELLINWOOD - Angela M. Johanning, 96, died Oct. 12, 1999, at Central Kansas Medical Center, St. Rose Campus, Great Bend.

She was born July 27, 1903, at Ellinwood, the daughter of Reinhard and Eleanora Hartman Werner. An Ellinwood resident, she was a homemaker.

She belonged to St. Joseph Catholic Church, the Altar Society and was a charter member of Daughters of Isabella Circle No. 187, all at Ellinwood.

On Nov. 4, 1926, she married Ferdinand Johanning at Ellinwood. He died Aug. 17, 1990.

Survivors include: three daughters, Thelma Dreiling, Wichita, Evelyn Hoffman, Hoisington, and Arlene Kutina, Great Bend; a brother, Jerome Werner, Ellinwood; 14 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Norbert and Erwin; and a sister, Matilda.

Altar Society rosary will be at 3 p.m. today, followed by a Daughters of Isabella rosary and a vigil service at 7:30 p.m., all at Kimple Funeral Home, Ellinwood. Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Ellinwood, with Father David Flagor presiding. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today the funeral home. Burial will be in Lakin-Comanche District Cemetery, Ellinwood.

Memorials may be sent to the church, or to the donor's choice of charities, in care of the funeral home. -

Guy V. Brollier
ULYSSES - Guy V. Brollier, 90, died Oct. 12, 1999, at Bob Wilson Memorial Grant County Hospital, Ulysses.

He was born Nov. 26, 1908, in Grant County, the son of Jacob Clinton "Clint" and Anna Kepley Brollier. Following the death of his mother, he was raised by his grandparents, David and Amanda Kepley. He was a farmer.

He belonged to the Cimmaron Grange, Bit & Spur Riding Club and Southwest Kansas Royalty Owners Association, all at Ulysses. He was named pioneer of the year in 1996.

In 1965, he married Lucinda Hammond.

Survivors include: two sons, Raymond Clinton and Richard Guy, both of Ulysses; a daughter, Anna Marie Wiedrich, Shady Cove, Ore.; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Glen and Raymond; an infant brother; and three sisters, Ruby Grace, Ada Bruce and May Brollier.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Church of Christ, Ulysses, with Minister Paul Wingfield presiding. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at Grant County Funeral Home, Ulysses, and from 10 a.m. to noon Friday at the church. Burial will be in Golden Cemetery, Ulysses.

Memorials may be sent to Grant County Museum, Ulysses, in care of the funeral home. -

Catherine Victoria Allen
ASHLAND - Catherine Victoria Allen, 88, died Oct. 12, 1999, at Ashland Health Center Long Term Care Unit, Ashland.

She was born Nov. 8, 1910, at Americus, the daughter of Edgar W. and Frances Cotton Wright Tomlinson. She attended Americus schools and graduated from Emporia State Teachers College in 1934. She taught school in Lyon, Meade and Clark Counties.

She belonged to United Methodist Church, Ashland, Kansas Retired Teachers Association and the National Education Association.

On Nov. 8, 1942, she married Gaylord Turner Allen. He died Aug. 27, 1993.

Survivors include: two sisters, Josephine Haley, Aledo, Texas, and Ruth Dunn, Mountain Home, Idaho.

Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Highland Cemetery, Ashland, with the Rev. Don Hasty presiding. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and Friday at Myatt Funeral Home, Ashland.

Memorials may be sent to Pioneer-Krier Museum or to Ashland Health Center, both in care of the funeral home. -

Sharon Kay Fox
LARNED - Sharon Kay Fox, 59, died Oct. 12, 1999, at Via Christi Regional Medical Center, St. Francis Campus, Wichita.

She was born July 4, 1940, at Kinsley, the daughter of Henry and Pearl Brown White. A lifetime Pawnee County resident, she was a homemaker.

She belonged to Larned United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, Tops 075 and Ash Valley Sunflower Club, all at Larned, and was a craft judge for the 4-H.

On Oct. 26, 1958, she married LDean Fox at Kinsley. He survives.

Other survivors include: a son, Kevin, Larned; a daughter, LaDena Haremza, Larned; a brother, Jay White, Kinsley; and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Beckwith Mortuary Chapel, Larned, with Pastor Charles Grant presiding. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to service time Friday, both at the mortuary. Burial will be in Larned Cemetery.

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

Floyd E. "Pete" Prevo
WICHITA - Floyd E. "Pete" Prevo, 86, died Oct. 12, 1999.

A Wichita resident, he was a former meat packing house owner.

Survivors include: a son, Corky, Wichita; and a brother, Clyde, Hutchinson.

Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Cochran Mortuary, Wichita. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Friday in East Side Cemetery, Hutchinson.

Memorials may be sent to Hospice Care of Kansas, 630 North St. Francis, Wichita, KS 67214, or American Cancer Society, 400 North Broadway, Wichita, KS 67202. -

Marjorie M. Reimer Rouser
MOUNT HOPE - Marjorie M. Reimer Rouser, 95, died Oct. 13, 1999, at Hutchinson.

She was born Sept. 14, 1904, at Mount Hope, the daughter of William F. and Martha Reimer. A Mount Hope resident, she was a housewife.

She belonged to Mount Hope Federated Church and the American Legion Auxiliary, both at Mount Hope.

On Jan. 12, 1926, she married C.E. Rouser Sr. at Mount Hope. He preceded her in death.

Survivors include: two sons, Duane, Bison, and C.E. Jr., Mount Hope; two daughters, Dorothy Fiskin, Hutchinson, and June Davis, Salina; 14 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Mount Hope Federated Church, Mount Hope, with the Rev. Daniel Ensz presiding. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery, Mount Hope.

Memorials may be sent to the church, Mount Hope Nursing Center or to Mount Hope Ambulance Fund, all in care of Wulf-Ast Mortuary, Mount Hope. -

Dorothy Foth
HILLSBORO - Dorothy Foth, 74, died Oct. 10, 1999, at Ivinson Memorial Hospital, Laramie, Wyo.

She was born Jan. 11, 1925, at Durham, the daughter of Edward and Bertha Hill Hamm. Hillsboro resident, she worked in food service.

On Jan. 26, 1942, she married Walter H. Foth at McPherson. He died in 1989.

Survivors include: two sons, Keith, Enterprise, and Lowell, Hillsboro; two daughters, M. Jane White, Encampment, Wyo., and Nancy Lou Luther, Salina; four brothers, Marvin Hamm, Wells, Ted, Delbert, and Duane Hamm, all of Hillsboro; two sisters, Florence Hett and Elma Klein, both of Hillsboro; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, Hillsboro. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Hillsboro Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in Durham Park Cemetery, rural Durham.

Memorials may be sent to the church, in care of the funeral chapel. -

Carol Marie Waite
Carol Marie Waite, 85, of Hutchinson, died Oct. 12, 1999, at Golden Plains Health Care Center, Hutchinson.

She was born June 16, 1914, in Edwards County, the daughter of Lewis and Lida Anderson Manning. She graduated from Abbyville High School. A longtime Hutchinson resident, she worked as dental assistant for 20 years with Dr. Hill, retiring in 1975.

She belonged to First United Methodist Church, Hutchinson.

On April 19, 1941, she married Robert Waite at Abbyville. He died in July 1977.

Survivors include: a sister, Velma Boyle, Hutchinson.

Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Memorial Park Cemetery, Hutchinson, with Dr. D. Allen Polen Jr. presiding. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at Johnson & Sons Funeral Home, Hutchinson. The casket will remain closed, and there will be a register book available to sign.

Memorials may be sent to the American Heart Association, in care of the funeral home. -

Wilma Hawkins
KINGMAN - Wilma Hawkins, 81, died Oct. 13, 1999, at Kingman Community Hospital.

She was born May 5, 1918, at Varner, the daughter of Leo and Anna Bowyer Brown. A lifetime Kingman County resident, she was a retired operator from Southwestern Bell Telephone Company.

She attended Kingman Christian Church.

On June 17, 1940, she married Eldon Shrock. He died Jan. 15, 1945. On Nov. 26, 1949, she married Lee V. Hawkins. He died Feb. 11, 1971.

Survivors include: a brother, Cecil Brown, Cheney; a sister, Lela Mae Campbell, Kingman; seven nephews and nieces; and numerous great and great-great-nephews and nieces.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Livingston Funeral Home, Kingman, with the Rev. Brad Penner presiding. Friends may call from noon to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Kingman.

Memorials may be sent to Kingman County Historical Society, or to the Kingman Library, both in care of the funeral home. -

Flora C. Huseman
ELLSWORTH - Flora C. Huseman, 93, died Oct. 11, 1999, at Good Samaritan Retirement Village, Villa Grace, Ellsworth.

She was born Aug. 30, 1906, at Ellsworth, the daughter of Frank Sr. and Augusta Luther Nienke. A lifetime Ellsworth County resident, she was a homemaker.

She belonged to Immanuel Lutheran Church, Ellsworth.

On Aug. 21, 1929, she married Elmer A. Huseman at Holyrood. He died May 5, 1975.

Survivors include: a son, Virgil, Ellsworth; a daughter, Melva Johnson, Milwaukee; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth, with Pastor Mark Kayser presiding. Friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 10:30 a.m. to service time Saturday, both at the funeral home. Burial will be in Ellsworth Cemetery.

Memorials may be sent to the Ellsworth FFA, in care of the funeral home.

Marion Edward Shelor
GREAT BEND - Marion Edward Shelor, 78, died Nov. 3, 1999, at Central Kansas Medical Center, St. Rose Campus, Great Bend.

He was born Sept. 2, 1921, at Bloom, the son of Claude Swanson and Nellie A. Winkelman Shelor. He was a graduate of Kansas State University. A Great Bend resident since 1969, moving from Minneola, he was a district superintendent for Natural Gas Pipeline of America.

He belonged to Trinity United Methodist Church, the Disabled American Veterans, American Legion Post No. 180, American Ex-Prisoners of War, the National Society of Professional Engineers, the Kansas Engineering Society, and was a former Rotary Club, Paul Harris Fellow, and church lay speaker and teacher. He served on boards and committees of the Kansas West Conference United Methodist Church. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II and was a prisoner of war in Germany for one year.

On Oct. 27, 1943, he married Charlene Nickle at Wichita. She survives.

Other survivors include: two sons, Michael E., Phoenix, and Robert S., St. Louis; his mother, Dodge City; two brothers, Claude S., Topeka, and E. Dean, Ingalls; a sister, Laura Carlson, Dodge City; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Richard Mark and Nickle Wayne.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Bryant-Christians Chapel, Great Bend, with the Revs. Harold P. Cooper and R. Laney Kuhn presiding. Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, both at the funeral home. Graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Maple Grove Cemetery, Dodge City.

Memorials may be sent to the American Ex-Prisoners of War Organization or to the church, both in care of the funeral home. -

Alice M. Doherty
LINDSBORG - Alice M. Doherty, 91, died Nov. 3, 1999, at Bethany Home, Lindsborg.

She was born Sept. 18, 1908, at Paola, the daughter of Patrick Henry and Estella Mae Shriver Mahoney. A Lindsborg resident for 43 years, moving from Marquette, she was a homemaker.

She belonged to Evangelical Covenant Church and the Covenant Women, both at Lindsborg. She was a member of the Mission Interest Group and a former member of the American Legion Auxiliary at Lindsborg.

On June 1, 1929, she married Edward James Doherty Sr. at Ottawa. He died March 11, 1972.

Survivors include: five sons, Edward Jr., St. Louis, Wendall and Patrick, both of Salina, Charles, Des Moines, Iowa, and Michael, Lindsborg; two daughters, Bernadette Heline, Salina, and Betty Holcombe, Lindsborg; two stepdaughters, Leona Oyster, Paola, and Nadine Threasher, Springdale, Ark.; two sisters, Ota Robie, Overland Park, and Anna Hruska, Paola; 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.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Evangelical Covenant Church, Lindsborg, with Pastors Jeff Waugh and Darrell Cooper presiding. Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. Friday at Hays Funeral Home, Lindsborg, with family receiving friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Lindsborg.

Memorials may be sent to Bethany Home or to the church, both in care of the funeral home. -

Jennieve E. Smith
PONCA CITY, Okla. - Jennieve E. Smith, 81, died Nov. 2, 1999, at Integris Baptist Medical Center, Ponca City.

A lifetime Oklahoma resident, she was employed by the Ponca City Schools for several years and then worked in the Office of Business Affairs at Central State University for 13 years, retiring in 1980.

Survivors include: her husband, T. Dale Smith, of the home; and three stepsons, including Dr. Terry Smith, Larned, and Clay G. Smith, Greensburg; a stepdaughter, Bonita Ann Meyer, Belpre; numerous step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren; and a step-great-great-grandchild.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Community Christian Church, Ponca City. Burial will be in the IOOF Cemetery.

Grace Memorial Chapel, Ponca City, is in charge of arrangements. -

Winslow J. `Jim' Novotny Jr.
ELLSWORTH - Winslow J. "Jim" Novotny Jr., 66, of Ellsworth, died Nov. 1, 1999, at Salina Regional Health Center, Santa Fe Campus, Salina.

He was born Jan. 18, 1933, at Bushton, the son of Winslow J. and Marie Christina Voss Novotny. He graduated from Holyrood High School, Holyrood. A lifetime Ellsworth resident, he was a retired water superintendent for the City of Ellsworth for 28 years.

He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 174 and AF & AM Lodge No. 146, both at Ellsworth, and the American Rifle Association.

On Nov. 6, 1955, he married Alvina Lyne at Ellsworth. She survives.

Other survivors include: five daughters, Debbie Dolezal, Kay McElroy and Darla Deiser, all of Ellsworth, Cindy Cline, Salina, and Joann Modrow, Kanopolis; four brothers, Alfred D., Solomon, Richard L., Holyrood, Roy D., Bishop, Texas, and Dale E., Hutchinson; three sisters, Betty Ann Holmes, Marjorie A. Reed and Dorothy M. Eisiminger, all of Hutchinson; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Bill and Jerry.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth, with Pastor Gary Bender presiding. Friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to service time Friday, both at the funeral home. Burial will be in Ellsworth Memorial Cemetery with American Legion and Masonic rites.

Memorials may be sent to Immanuel Lutheran Church, VFW Post No. 6485 or to the American Legion Post No. 174, all in care of the funeral home.

Lenora Waller

GARDEN CITY - Lenora Waller, 78, died Nov. 2, 1999, at her home in Garden City.

She was born April 25, 1921, in the Plymell community of Finney County, the daughter of Edward Arthur and Lena Susan Williams Solze. She attended Prairie Lawn Country School in Finney County and graduated from Garden City High School. During World War II, she worked as a secretary at the Army Air Base and later as a bookkeeper at the Finney County Engineers Office, retiring in the mid-1980s.

She belonged to First Christian Church, the Friends of the Lee Richards Zoo, and the Eagles, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion Auxiliaries, all at Garden City.

On Jan. 17, 1946, she married Floyd A. Waller at Dodge City. He died Jan. 18, 1976.

Survivors include: a son, Thomas E., Garden City; two daughters, Linda Katz, Garden City, and Shirley Goldsberry, Meade; two sisters, Ethel Salter and Estella Hate, both of Garden City; two brothers, Buss Solze, Garden City, and Arthur Solze, Limon, Colo.; and six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by an infant son, Michael; two brothers, Ned and Eugene Solze; and two sisters, Roene Craft and Maxine Sauer.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at First Christian Church, Garden City, with the Rev. Donald E. Carter presiding. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at Garnand Funeral Home, Garden City. Burial will be in Valley View Cemetery, Garden City.

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

Scott M. Minson

HOISINGTON - Scott M. Minson, 25, died Oct. 12, 1999, at his home in Jiangxi Province, People's Republic of China.

He was born Jan. 18, 1974, at Independence, Mo., the son of Mike and Judy Hewitt Minson. He was a 1992 graduate of Buffalo Grove High School and a 1996 honors graduate of the University of Iowa with degrees in biology and religion. He was a teacher at Jian Teachers College, Jiangxi Province, China.

He belonged to Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Prospects Heights, Ill.

Survivors include: his parents, Arlington Heights, Ill.; grandparents, Lawrence and Dorothy Minson, Hoisington, and Blanche Hewitt, Kansas City, Kan.; a brother, Jeffrey, Eugene, Ore.; and several uncles, aunts and cousins.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Concordia Lutheran Church, Hoisington, with Pastor Garry Dassow presiding. Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. to service time Friday at the church. Burial will be in Hoisington Cemetery.

Memorials may be sent to the church or to the donor's choice of Charities, all in care of Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, Hoisington.

Robert Edwin Gilchrist

PRATT - Robert Edwin Gilchrist, 77, died Nov. 2, 1999, at Pratt Regional Medical Center, Pratt.

He was born Jan. 29, 1922, at Macksville, the son of S.J. and Rachel Anna Willoughby Gilchrist. He attended Coldwater Grade School and graduated from Coldwater High School in 1940. He later attended Kansas State University and Fort Hays University. A Pratt resident since 1992, moving from Altoona and Comanche County, he was the owner and operator of Gilchrist Lumber and Hardware.

He belonged to First Presbyterian Church, Coldwater, and was a Sunday school teacher and Boy Scout leader. He belonged to the American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Masonic Lodge No. 295, all at Coldwater. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

On Jan. 16, 1944, he married Pauline Deewall at New Orleans. She survives.

Other survivors include: two daughters, Faye Graff, Pratt, and Paula Gilchrist, Pittsburgh; two sisters, Patricia Delaney, Boynton Beach, Fla., and Twyla Faye Carter, Wichita; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Virginia Gilchrist and Lois Stohr.

Graveside service will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday in Crown Hill Cemetery, Coldwater, with the Rev. Kent Little presiding. Friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. today at Hatfield-Prusa Funeral Home, Coldwater.

Memorials may be sent to the donor's choice of charities, in care of the funeral home.

John Arlie Parish

ST. JOHN - John Arlie Parish, 86, died Nov. 2, 1999, at Central Kansas Medical Center, Great Bend.

He was born Feb. 13, 1913 at Elk Springs, Mo., the son of John Clarence and Iva May Parish. He graduated from St. John High School in 1932, and received a degree from Hemphill Diesel School in Los Angeles. A Great Bend resident since 1987, moving from rural St. John, he was a dirt contractor, electrician, mechanic and maintenance engineer.

He belonged to Eden Valley Church of the Brethren, St. John, and the Church of God, Great Bend.

On Feb. 11, 1937, he married Velma Gladys Teichmann at Big Bow. She survives.

Other survivors include: two sons, Steve Doyle, Yorba Linda, Calif., and Wally Max, Shoreview, Minn.; a daughter, Dixie Laurell Womack, Topeka; a brother, Harlie Albert, Great Bend; six grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Arlyn John; a brother, Raymond Eldon; and two sisters, Lillian Frances Cadman and Dorothy May Jones.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Eden Valley Church, St. John, with Ministers W. David Albright and Dick Ogle presiding. Friends may call from 1 to 7 p.m. Friday at Minnis Chapel, St. John. Burial will be in Fairview Park Cemetery, St. John.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Eden Valley Church of the Brethren or the Church of God, both in care of the funeral chapel.

Willard Sid Speer

DODGE CITY - Willard Sid Speer, 77, died Oct. 31, 1999, at Casa Grande, Ariz.

He was born Oct. 25, 1922, at Wilroads, the son of Hiram M. and Linnie Seley Speer. He graduated from Dodge City High School and from Hutchinson Junior College Trade School with a certificate in electrical and acetylene welding. A former Dodge City resident, he worked for the Firestone Company, for 20 years, retiring in Seattle in 1987. He moved to Arizona in 1998.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

On Nov. 28, 1942, he married Georgietta Kelley . She survives.

Other survivors include: a daughter, Patricia Shindledecker, Moreno Galley, Calif.; a sister, Ethel Lee, Denver; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Friends may call from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday at Swaim Funeral Home, Dodge City. Burial will be in Silent Land Cemetery, Spearville.

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

Minister Glen Dale Smith

MONTEZUMA - Minister Glen Dale Smith, 52, of Montezuma, died Nov. 2, 1999.

He was born Oct. 1, 1947, at Montezuma, the son of David and Myrtle Giesbrecht Smith. A lifetime Montezuma resident, he was a minister and farmer.

He belonged to Homeland Mennonite Church, Montezuma.

On July 23, 1967, he married Twila Sue Koehn at Montezuma. She survives.

Other survivors include: a son, Jefferson, Montezuma; three daughters, Carolee Jantz and Charity Smith, both of Montezuma, and Sherry Shultz, Fredonia; his father, Montezuma; five brothers, Victor, James and Harold, all of Montezuma, Robert, Muleshoe, Texas, and Don, Macon, Miss.; three sisters, Delores Koehn and Janet Nightingale, both of Montezuma, and Linda Koehn, Cimarron; three grandchildren; and a host of other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his mother.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Homeland Mennonite Church, Montezuma, with Ministers Franklin Buller, Donald Koehn, Sherrill Esau and James Koehn presiding. Friends may call from 1 to 7 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, both at Montezuma Funeral Home, Montezuma. Burial will be in Homeland Mennonite Cemetery.

Memorials may be sent to the General Mission Board in care of the funeral home.

Arnold August Mies

WATERLOO - Arnold August Mies, 67, died Nov. 3, 1999, at his home in Waterloo.

He was born Aug. 18, 1932, at Andale, the son of Leiborius and Mary Lampe Mies. A Waterloo resident for most of his life, he was a farmer and stockman.

He belonged to St. Rose Catholic Church, Mount Vernon.

On Oct. 23, 1977, he married Betty Cox at Mount Vernon. She survives.

Other survivors include: four sons, Tom, Marion, Roy, Belle Plaine, Ron, Kingman, and Robert McCall, Denver; three daughters, Trudy Milford, Kingman, Bonnie Hageman, Round Rock, Texas, and Jeannie Getz, Wichita; three brothers, Dennis, Harbor City, Calif., Allen, Parsons, and Gene, Mount Hope; three sisters, Pat Neville, Neodosha, Norma Ash, Carthage, Tenn., and Doris Canning, Missoula, Mont.; and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Merle and Danny.

Parish rosary will be at 7 p.m. Friday at Livingston Funeral Home, Kingman. Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Rose Catholic Church, Mount Vernon, with Father John Reinkemeyer presiding. Friends may call from noon to 5 p.m. today and after noon Friday, both at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Louis Cemetery, Waterloo.

Memorials may be sent to the church or Hospice Inc., both in care of the funeral home.

Allen S. Delker

Allen A. Delker, 57, of Hutchinson, died Nov. 2, 1999, at Little Rock, Ark.

Funeral arrangements are pending, and will be announced by Elliott Mortuary, Hutchinson.

Mollie S. Jenner

WICHITA - Mollie S. Jenner, 93, died Nov. 3, 1999, at Briarwood Nursing Center, Wichita.

Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by Burkhart Funeral Chapel, Dodge City.


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