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Violet M. Barber
MARQUETTE -- Violet M. Barber, 96, Marquette, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001, at Riverview Estates, Marquette.
Mrs. Barber was born Violet M. Zahater on July 20, 1904, at Woodard, Okla., and was a former resident of Denver, moving to Marquette in 1972. She was a nurse's aide for Bethany Home, Lindsborg, and Riverview Estates, Marquette, retiring in 1988.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George, in 1970; three sons, and five daughters.
Survivors include a son, Daryl of Maquoketa, Iowa, and Roberta Schriner of Marquette; 19 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
The service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Elmwood Cemetery, Brighton, Colo.
Memorials may be made to American Lung Association.
Visitation will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Olson's Funeral Home, 202 N. Jackson, Marquette 67464.

William E. Blake Jr.
HOPE -- William E. Blake Jr., 55, Hope, died Monday, Jan. 29, 2001, at Memorial Hospital, Abilene.
Mr. Blake was born March 21, 1945, at Pittsfield, Mass. He was an Army veteran, retiring at Fort Riley in 1983. He was also a paper carrier for the Wichita Eagle-Beacon for 10 years and for the Abilene Reflector-Chronicle and was a member of American Legion Post 365, Hope.
Survivors include his wife, Carol of the home; a daughter, Catherine Zimmermann of Stafford Springs, Conn.; two sons, William E. III and Kenneth A., both of Abilene; a stepdaughter, Melanie Garner of Lincoln; four brothers, Edward, Bruce, Robert and Rockland, all of Pittsfield; three sisters, Gloria Lacey, Lynn Mahoney and Candice Dupratt, all of Pittsfield; and eight grandchildren.
The service will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Fort Riley Post Cemetery with military rites.
Martin-Becker-Carlson Funeral Home, 414 N.W. Third, Abilene 67410, is handling arrangements.

Frieda M. Blehm
SMITHVILLE, Mo. -- Frieda M. Blehm, 89, Smithville, died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2001, at Beverly Health Care, Smithville.
Mrs. Blehm was born Frieda M. Wallert on Oct. 11, 1911, at Russell, Kan., and was a lifetime resident of the Russell County, Kan., and Ellsworth County, Kan., area. She was a homemaker and a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Wilson, Kan.
Her husband, Henry, died in 1970.
Survivors include two daughters, Alice Sanders of Salina, Kan., and Elain Anspaugh of Smithville; two sisters, Anna Betz of Wilson, and Alice Sheridan of Junction City, Kan.; four brothers, Edwin Wallert of Olathe, Kan., Albert Wallert and Leonard Wallert, both of Wilson, and Raymond Wallert of Kansas City; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
The memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Wilson, the Rev. Jim Wagner officiating. Inurnment will be in Wilson City Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, in care of Foster Mortuary, 610 24th, Wilson 67490.
There will be no visitation.

Frances Jean Breon-Williams
Frances Jean Breon-Williams, 76, Salina, died Monday, Jan. 29, 2001, at Salina Regional Health Center.
Mrs. Breon-Williams was born Frances Jean Breon on May 19, 1924, at Salina and was a lifetime resident. She was an optical dispenser for Atlas Optical and a member of First Christian Church, both of Salina.
She was preceded in death by a son, J.D., in 1962.
Survivors include a son, Randy of Whidbey Island, Wash.; and two grandchildren.
The memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Roselawn Heights Memorial Chapel, 1920 E. Crawford, Salina, the Rev. Loren Houltberg officiating. Private burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park, Salina.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina 67401, where the family will receive friends from 6:30-7:30 p.m. today.

Halee Nicole Cline
McPHERSON -- Halee Nicole Cline, infant daughter of Justin W. and Mary Elizabeth Cline, McPherson, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001, at Memorial Hospital, McPherson.
Halee was born Nov. 24, 2000, at McPherson.
Survivors in addition to her parents include a sister, Cayla Smith of the home; her grandparents, Cindy and Gary Brenneman of McPherson, Harlan and Stephanie Smith of McPherson, Winnie Cline of Wichita and Kenneth Cline of McPherson; and her great-grandparents, Beulah Cline of Oklahoma City, Mary and Oza Dwain Shaw of Deming, N.M., and Harlan and JoAnn Smith of El Paso, Texas.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Stockham Family Funeral Home, McPherson, Chaplain Hubert Brown officiating. Burial will be in McPherson Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Halee Nicole Cline Memorial Fund, in care of the funeral home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson 67460.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the service Friday at the funeral home.

Ruth Cooper
OSBORNE -- Ruth Cooper, 74, Osborne, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001, at Parkview Care Center, Osborne.
Mrs. Cooper was born Sept. 27, 1926, at Sterling and was a a former resident of rural Osborne, moving to Osborne in 1983. She taught home economics at Oberlin from 1948 to 1952 and was an Osborne County extension agent from 1952 to 1954. She was a member of United Methodist Women, Fidelia Club and Osborne Country Club.
He husband, Dale, died in 1998.
Survivors include a sister, Rosalie Mellies of Atlanta.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Alton United Methodist Church, the Rev. Gary Davison officiating. Burial will be in Sumner Cemetery, Alton.
Memorials may be made to Alton United Methodist Church or Osborne County Hospital.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at Clark-Gashaw Mortuary, 238 N. First, Osborne 67473.

Bonita Mae Copeland
LINCOLN -- Bonita Mae Copeland, 69, Lincoln, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001, at Lincoln County Hospital, Lincoln.
Mrs. Copeland was born Bonita Mae Menke on May 4, 1931, at Winner, S.D., and was a resident of the Salina and Lincoln areas since 1997, moving from Keyapha, S.D. She had worked for Cherry Todd Electric and was an elementary school teacher at rural schools in Nebraska and South Dakota and later at Valentine, Neb., for 14 years, retiring in 1991. She was a member of Lincoln United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Darrel R. of Lincoln; a daughter, Cindy Copeland-Branstetter of Salina; a brother, Ronald Menke of Austin, Texas; two sisters, Ruth Schafer of Valentine, Neb., and DeEtta Nicholas of Gladwin, Mich.; and four grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 7 p.m. today at Harrison-Hall Funeral Home, 111 E. Elm, Lincoln 67455, the Rev. Harry Cross officiating. An additional service will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Valentine United Methodist Church, the Rev. Richard Melano officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery, Valentine.
Memorials may be made to Lincoln United Methodist Church.
There will be no local visitation.

Martin Wesley Cox
ALMENA -- Martin Wesley Cox, 97, Almena, died Monday, Jan. 29, 2001, at Memorial Hospital, Aurora, Neb.
Mr. Cox was born April 3, 1903, at Long Island and was a resident of Almena since 1983. He farmed near Almena until 1957 and later worked for the State Hospital and Valley Hope, Norton. He attended United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Velma in 1996; a son, Elmer; a grandson; and a great-great-grandson.
Survivors include a daughter, Lois Winquest of York, Neb.; a son, Martin Jr. of Kearney, Neb.; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Enfield Funeral Home, Norton, Kirk Kasson officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery, Almena.
Memorials may be made to the Wesley Cox Memorial Fund.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home, 215 W. Main, 67654.

I. Lyle Fackler
I. Lyle Fackler, 84, Salina, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001, at Presbyterian Manor, Salina.
Mr. Fackler was born Nov. 5, 1916, at Abilene and was a resident of Salina for 56 years. He was a Navy veteran and stock broker for A.G. Edwards for 22 years, retiring in 1989. He attended First Presbyterian Church, where he served as elder, and was a member of Noon Optimist Club, American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars, Salina.
Survivors include his wife, Marjorie of the home; two sons, Bob of Wichita and Neal of Lawrence; a daughter, Joyce Kuchar of Ottawa; and three grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church, Salina, the Rev. Tim Maguffee officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park, Salina.
Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina 67401.

Eames I. Forsberg
CLINTON, Ill. -- Eames I. Forsberg, 25, Clinton, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001, at rural Mentor, Kan.
Mr. Forsberg was born June 18, 1975, at Salina, Kan., and was a resident of Clinton since 1980, moving from Valentine, Neb. He was a crop consultant for Ag-Alliance, Clinton.
Survivors include his parents, Roger E. and Pat Forsberg of Clinton; three brothers, Brett, Eric and Nelson, all of Clinton; a sister, Ingrid Forsberg of Clinton; and his grandparents, W.R. and Bernita Forsberg of Mentor and Dorothy Plummer of Topeka, Kan.
The service will be private.
Memorials may be made to the Eames Forsberg Memorial Fund, in care of Hays-Christians Funeral Home, P.O. Box 386, Lindsborg, KS 67456.

Robert "Ed" Hackney Sr.
PURCELL, Okla. -- Robert "Ed" Hackney Sr., 71, Purcell, died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2001, at Cedar Creek Nursing Home, Norman.
Mr. Hackney was born April 29, 1929, at Purcell and was a resident of the Salina, Kan., area most of his life. He was an Army veteran and served in the Army Reserve. He was a supervisor of gas stations in the Salina area and later bought and sold antiques.
Survivors include three sons, Ed Jr. of Salina and Terry and Monty, both of Solomon, Kan.; a daughter, Pam Folken of Kansas City, Kan.; two brothers, Tom of Chickasha and James of Purcell; four sisters, Hazel Arnold of Dibble, Betty Vaughn and Cordelia Estes, both of Purcell and Imogene Sawyer of Enid; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Wilson-Little Funeral Home Chapel, 119 S. Canadian, Purcell, OK 73080, the Rev. Barry Clagg officiating. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery, Purcell.

Troy D. Hostetler
HUTCHINSON -- Troy D. Hostetler, 30, Hutchinson, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001, at Washington as the result of an automobile crash.
Mr. Hostetler was born Feb. 27, 1970, at Hutchinson and was a former resident of Inman, moving to Hutchinson in 1996. He was an area sales manager for Case Credit and a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Hutchinson.
Survivors include his wife, Dana of Hutchinson; a son, Caden of the home; his parents, Shirley Hostetler of Hutchinson and Garry and July L. Hostetler of McPherson; a stepbrother, Kevin Ediger of Windom; two sisters, Cherie Chasteen of Great Falls, Mont., and Sonja Good of Hesston; his maternal grandmother, Doris Hjelmstead of Golden, Colo.; and his paternal grandmother, Odena Hostetler of Inman.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Trinity United Methodist Church, Hutchinson, the Revs. Nick Warner and Howard Wagler officiating. Burial will be in North Inman Cemetery, Inman.
Memorials may be made to the Troy Hostetler Memorial Fund, in care of Johnson & Sons Funeral Home, 300 E. 30th, Hutchinson 67502.
Visitation will be from 1 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Margaret Viola Johnson
Margaret Viola Johnson, 93, Salina, died Monday, Jan. 29, 2001, at Shalimar Health Center.
Mrs. Johnson was born June 18, 1907, at Salina and was a lifetime resident. She was a cook/dietician at Windsor Estates and a member of First Presbyterian Church and Busy Bee FCE.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arvid, in 1976; and three sons, Lawrence, Donald and James.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Guthrie of Lenwood; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Memorial Chapel, 308 S. Eighth, Salina, the Rev. Timothy Maguffee officiating. Private burial will be in Gypsum Hill Cemetery, Salina.
Memorials may be made to Presbyterian Church.
There will be no visitation.
Geisendorf-Rush Smith Funeral Home, 401 W. Iron, Salina 67401, is handling arrangements.

Alan E. Karlin
GREAT BEND -- Alan E. Karlin, 43, Great Bend, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001, at his home.
Mr. Karlin was born March 13, 1957, at Hays. He was a sales representative and logging engineer for L-K Wireline and Acid for 26 years and was later an operations manager for Rains and Williamson Oil Company. He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Great Bend, KIOGA, Oil and Gas Museum Hall of Fame, Knights of Columbus, Great Bend, and Golden Belt Country Club. He was also past president of API.
Survivors include a daughter, Erika Rae Karlin of Hays; a son, Matthew Alan of Great Bend; two brothers, Brian of Hays and Tom of Gardner; and three sisters, Kathy Boggs and Carol Fiedler, both of Schoenchen and Brenda Thomas of Houston.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, the Rev. Don Zimmerman officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays.
A parish vigil will be at 7 p.m. and a Knights of Columbus rosary will be at 7:30 p.m. today at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 20th and Pine, Hays 67601.
Memorials may be made to Thomas More Prep-Marian High School.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Kim Elaine Helton Kenison
Kim Elaine Helton Kenison, 49, Salina, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001, at Salina Regional Health Center.
Mrs. Kenison was born Kim Elaine Helton on Dec. 8, 1951, at Wichita and was a resident of the Salina area for 40 years. She was a homemaker and owned and operated the Kenison Liquor Store, Salina, for more than 20 years. She was a member of Assaria Lutheran Church, Assaria, Board of Directors of the Saline County Rod and Gun Club, Salina Women's Bowling Association, Salina Parks and Recreation Commission and the "600" Bowling Club.
Survivors include her husband, A.G. of Salina; a son, Doug Hill of Salina; three daughters, Dusty Weis, Shannon Hill and Stacy Dougherty, all of Salina; her father and stepmother, Bill and Wanda Helton of Wellington; her mother and stepfather, Beth and Mack O'Dell of Assaria; six brothers, Don O'Dell of Wellington, David O'Dell of Rosehill, Devin O'Dell of Salina, Dennis O'Dell of Paola, Dana O'Dell of Lindsborg and Merritte Lee DeBuhr of Greenfield, Wis.; two sisters, Amy Mezzetta of Carson City, Nev., and Paulette Platt of Wellington; her grandmothers, Rachel Helton of Wellington and Rena Price of Assaria; and seven grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Assaria Lutheran Church, the Rev. William Buschbom officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park, Salina.
Memorials may be made to Assaria Lutheran Church.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina 67401 and before the service Saturday at the church. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the mortuary.

Clarence A. Kirby
Clarence A. Kirby, 84, Salina, formerly of Larned, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001, at Via Christi Regional Medical Center, Wichita.
Mr. Kirby was born Dec. 14, 1916, at Osborne and was a former resident of Larned, moving to Salina in September 2000. He was a retired teacher/principal for Larned School District 495, a member of Assembly of God Church and a past member of Fort Larned Lions Club, all of Larned.
Survivors include his wife, Mabel M. of Kanopolis; two daughters, Alberta Fitzpatrick of Salina and Clara Schraeder of Larned; and four grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Morell Funeral Home, Larned, the Rev. Richard Martin officiating. Burial will be in Larned Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the church, in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 124, Larned 67550.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Myrtle Kissick
TESCOTT -- Myrtle Kissick, 92, Tescott, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001, at Salina Regional Health Center.
Harrison-Hall Funeral Home, Lincoln, is handling arrangements.

Clarence E. McDermott
ATWOOD -- Clarence E. McDermott, 79, Atwood, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001, at Via Christi Regional Medical Center, Wichita.
Brantley Funeral Home, Atwood, is handling arrangements.

Thelma C. Motz
OBERLIN -- Thelma C. Motz, 85, Oberlin, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001, at Decatur County Hospital, Oberlin.
Mrs. Motz was born Thelma C. Blessman on Feb. 8, 1915, at Phillipsburg and was a former resident of rural Selden, moving to Oberlin in 1978. She taught school for more than 40 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles, in 1997; and an infant son, Gary Allen.
Survivors include a daughter, Betty Jean Kuzman of Lapeer, Mich.; and two grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Pauls Funeral Home, Selden, the Rev. Gary Fisher officiating. Burial will be in Selden Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Oberlin Library, Museum, Decatur County Transportation Bus or American Heart Association.
Visitation will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Pauls Funeral Home, 121 N. Penn, Oberlin 67749 and 8 a.m. until the service Saturday at Pauls Funeral Home, Selden 67757.

Adrian John "AJ" Polansky II
MANHATTAN -- Adrian John "AJ" Polansky, 21, Manhattan, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001, at rural Washington County.
Bachelor-Faulkner-Dart-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, is handling arrangements.

Everett E. Quanz
PHILLIPSBURG -- Everett E. Quanz, 93, Phillipsburg, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001, at Phillips County Hospital Long Term Care, Phillipsburg.
Mr. Quanz was born Aug. 7, 1907, at Glade and was a longtime resident of the area. He was owner and operator of Quanz Grain and a member of Phillipsburg Masonic Lodge 194 AF & AM, Pleides Chapter 168 Order of the Eastern Star and Glade United Methodist Church. He also was a former state representative and a former chairman of the Republic Party.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth of Phillipsburg; a son, Robert of Glade; a daughter, Jnell Ruetz of Denver; a sister, Marjorie Minton of Denver; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at United Methodist Church, Phillipsburg, the Rev. Ron Lowry officiating. Burial will be in Marvin Cemetery, Glade, with masonic rites by Phillipsburg Masonic Lodge 184 AF & AM.
Memorials may be made to Glade United Methodist Church.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, 1115 Second, Phillipsburg 67661 and 9 a.m. until the service Friday at the church.

Cecil Marvin Reid
SMITH CENTER -- Cecil Marvin Reid, 68, Smith Center, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001, at Smith County Memorial Hospital, Smith Center.
Mr. Reid was born Sept. 16, 1932, at Agra and was lifetime resident of the area. He was a track-layer for Rock Island Railroad.
Survivors include his wife, Joan Elizabeth of Smith Center; a brother, Basil Wayne of Clearwater, Fla.; and four sisters, Leota Altum and Verlamae Kostelecky, both of Newton, Nancy Keezer of Ansley, Neb., and Carolyn Thomas of Kearney, Neb.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Simmons Mortuary Chapel, Smith Center, Pastor Dale McCain officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Smith Center.
Memorials may be made in his name.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at the mortuary, 116 W. First, Smith Center 66967.

Anna Reidel
OSBORNE -- Anna Reidel, 92, Osborne, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001, at Parkview Care Center, Tipton.
Mrs. Reidel was born Oct. 14, 1908, at Tipton and was a lifetime resident of Osborne County, moving to Osborne in 1970. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church and Altar Society, Osborne.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael, in 1972; and an infant son, Murl.
Survivors include two sons, Marc of Carterville, Ill., and Mike of Tipton; two daughters, Alice Havel of Mason City, Iowa, and Laurine Kreipe of Topeka; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Osborne, the Rev. Roger Hough officiating. Burial will be in St. Boniface Cemetery, Tipton.
A vigil/rosary will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at Clark-Gashaw Mortuary, 238 N. First, Osborne 67473.
Memorials may be made for Masses at St. Boniface Catholic Church or St. Aloysius Catholic Church.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Merle Eugene "Gene" Snyder
Merle Eugene "Gene" Snyder, 61, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001, at Memorial Hospital, Abilene. Logan Funeral Home, Logan, is handling arrangements.

Margie Ann Throne
CHAPMAN -- Margie Ann Throne, 74, Chapman, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001, at Chapman Valley Manor.
Mrs. Throne was born Margie Ann Walker on June 11, 1926, at the Carlton Community and was a longtime resident of Salina and Abilene. She worked for Abilene's J.C. Penney Store and was an Avon representative.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy, in 1991; and a grandson.
Survivors include a daughter, Joyce Brown of Abilene; two sons, Dennis of Council Grove and Douglas Ray of Abilene; four sisters, Wanita Dalland of Minneapolis, Arliss Spears and Wilma Howie, both of Abilene, and Donna Griffiths of Salina; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Danner Funeral Home, Abilene, the Rev. Mike Eurit officiating. Burial will be in Abilene Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Dickinson Home Health Agency or Chapman Valley Manor, in care of the funeral home, 501 N. Buckeye, Abilene 67410.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Melvin J. Wagner
ELLSWORTH -- Melvin J. Wagner, 70, Ellsworth, died Monday, Jan. 29, 2001, at his home.
Mr. Wagner was born May 23, 1930, at Eureka and was a lifetime resident of Ellsworth. He was a partner in Wagner Brothers Construction and a member of First United Methodist Church, Ellsworth, Ellsworth Masonic Lodge 146 and Order of the Eastern Star 44.
Survivors include three brothers, Jerome T. "Jerry" of Ellsworth, Ronald F. of Independence and Edwin L. of Fort Collins, Colo.; and two sisters, Norma J. Stangle of Russell and Mary E. Specht of Fort Collins.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth, the Rev. John Snook officiating. Burial will be in Ellsworth Cemetery with Masonic rites.
Memorials may be made to Ellsworth Masonic Lodge.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today and 8 a.m. until the time of service Friday at the funeral home, 307 N. Lincoln, Ellsworth 67439.


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