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Lela Rae "Lamer" Hinkson
Lela Rae "Lamer" Hinkson, 87, Salina, died Thursday, April 5, 2001, at her home.
Mrs. Hinkson was born Lela Rae Oldfield on Aug. 16, 1913, at Canton and was a longtime Salina resident. She was fountain manager for Crown Drug Store for more than 15 years, a waitress for Neisner's Five and Dime and Casa Bonita Restaurant and was a clerk for DAV Thrift Store, all in Salina. She was a member of the Grand Avenue Methodist Church of Salina and Fraternal Order of Eagles Ladies Auxiliary. She was also an avid bingo player.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Cecil Hinkson in 1984 and Emil L. Lamer in 2001; and a son, Larry Lamer in 1998.
Survivors include two sons, Jay Hinkson of Bakersfield, Calif., and Gary Lamer of Abilene; four daughters, Delores Medick of Hillsboro, Cecelia Hinkson and Terry Pinnell, both of Salina, and Jeri Keener of Hinkley, Calif.; 27 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina 67401, the Rev. Paul Robbins officiating.
Memorials may be made to Fraternal Order of Eagles Max Baer Heart Fund.
There will be no visitation. The body was cremated.

Lyle Benjamin "L.B." Hoover
McPHERSON -- Lyle Benjamin "L.B." Hoover, 81, McPherson, died Thursday, April 5, 2001, at Hutchinson Hospital.
Mr. Hoover was born Sept. 24, 1919, at Abilene and lived in McPherson since 1962, moving from El Dorado. He was a station agent for Santa Fe Railroad in Conway. He was a World War II Army veteran and a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2715 and American Legion Post 24, both of McPherson.
Survivors include his wife, Irene Laura of the home; a stepson, Jack D. Smith of Conway, Ark.; a stepdaughter, Ila Marie Laxson of Federal Way, Wash.; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Glidden-Ediger Chapel, 222 W. Euclid, McPherson 67460, the Rev. Paul Oborny officiating. A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Restlawn Gardens of Memory Cemetery, Newton.
Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church or Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2715, both of McPherson.
Visitation will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday

Alvin G. Miles
ABILENE -- Alvin G. Miles, 80, Abilene, died Thursday, April 5, 2001, at Salina Regional Health Center.
Mr. Miles was born July 21, 1920, at Topeka and had lived in Abilene since 1961. He worked for Kansas Power and Light for 30 years, retiring in 1982. He was a World War II veteran and a life member of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Survivors include his wife, Jane of the home; a brother, Gale of Topeka; and two sisters, Iva Kruger and Virginia Lynn, both of Topeka.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Danner Funeral Home, 501 N. Buckeye, Abilene 67410, the Rev. Ken Mostue officiating. Burial will be in Abilene Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Ernst A. Pedersen
Ernst A. Pedersen, 80, Salina, died Friday, April 6, 2001, at Salina Regional Health Center.
Mr. Pedersen was born April 15, 1920, at Lincoln County. He worked for Salina Spring and Axle and was a carpenter and school janitor in Escondido, Calif., returning to Salina in 1992. He was a World War II Army veteran and was awarded five bronze medals. He was a member of American Legion Post 62 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1432, both of Salina.
His wife, Hazel, died in 1991.
Survivors include a son, Tim Wilson of Greenfield, Ohio; two daughters, Barbara Pauly of Converse, Texas, and Carol Diorio of Citrus Heights, Calif.; a stepson, Gene Dillard of Carlsbad, Calif.; a stepdaughter, Joy MacDonald of Nobel, Texas; a brother, Melvin of Salina; three sisters, Olga Peterman of Lincoln, Norma Schaefer of Holyrood and Elda Stroede of Ellsworth; eight grandchildren; and three stepgrandchildren.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina 67401, the Rev. Paul Robbins officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, south of Lincoln.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or Hospice of Salina.
Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary.

William Quick
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- William Quick, 79, Thousand Oaks, died Thursday, April 5, 2001, at his home.
Mr. Quick was born Aug. 31, 1921, at Ellsworth, Kan. He was a design engineer and retired from Northrup in Thousand Oaks in 1987.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara of the home; four sons, Doug Quick, Bob Quick and Bill Quick, all of California, and Bill Fountain of Pennsylvania; and three grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Conego Valley, 80 W. Hillcrest, Ste. 204, Thousand Oaks 91360.
Neptune Society of Santa Barbara handled arrangements.

Harold R. "Buss" Root
WASHINGTON -- Harold R. "Buss" Root, 70, Washington, died Thursday, April 5, 2001, at Hanover Hospital, Hanover.
Mr. Root was born April 9, 1930, at Washington. He worked in criminal investigation for the federal government and was a member of American Legion 91 of Washington.
Survivors include his wife, Julia of Washington; a son, Randy of Glen Carbon, Ill.; a daughter, Susan Schindler of O'Fallon, Ill.; and five grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Ward Funeral Home, 115 W. Second, Washington 66968, Pastor Jeri Dexheimer officiating. Burial will be in Washington City Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Janet Faustine Rowe
SENECA, Mo. -- Janet Faustine Rowe, 55, Seneca, died Wednesday, April 4, 2001, at Seneca House.
Mrs. Rowe was born Janet McColley on Aug. 24, 1945, at Titonka, Iowa. She was a co-driver for Packard Trucking Co. of Neosha.
She was preceded in death by a grandson.
Survivors include a daughter, Shamra Cole of Texaco, N.M.; a son, Matt Carr of Neosha; three sisters, LaVonne Copas of Salina, Kan., Darene Gould of Tulsa, Okla., and Rozene Helms; two brothers, Eldon McColley of Amarillo, Texas, and Jerry McColley of Owasso, Okla.; and seven grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. today at Mowery Funeral Home, 9110 Mingo Valley, Owasso, OK 74055.

Gertrude Lena Schakel
Gertrude Lena Schakel, 91, Salina, formerly of Bavaria, died Wednesday, April 4, 2001, at Salina Regional Health Center.
Mrs. Schakel was born Gertrude Lena Schrader on April 1, 1910, at Bavaria and was a former resident of Bavaria and Wichita, returning to Bavaria in 1978 and moving to Salina in 1997. She was a bookkeeper for Ark Bakery and Buck's Inc., both of Wichita, and a homemaker. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Salina, Bavaria Extension Unit and Saline County Historical Society and a former member of Rebekah Lodge, Salina.
Her husband, Arie, died in 1984.
Survivors include a stepdaughter, Maxine Allen of Knoxville, Iowa; a sister, Elsie Bieber of Bavaria; and several stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. today at St. John's Lutheran Church, Salina, the Rev. Wendell Berggren officiating. Burial will be in Bavaria Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the church or Bavaria Community Cemetery.
Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina 67401, is handling arrangements.

Cora M. Vaughn
COLBY -- Cora M. Vaughn, 88, Colby, died Thursday, April 5, 2001, at Prairie Senior Living Complex, Colby.
Mrs. Vaughn was born Cora M. Bremser on Oct. 30, 1912, at Rawlins County and was a longtime area resident. She was a retired telephone operator.
Her husband, Melvin M., died May 1, 2000.
Survivors include nephews and nieces.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Kersenbrock Funeral Chapel, 745 Country Club Drive, Colby 67701, the Rev. Bruce Burfield officiating. Burial will be in Beulah Cemetery, Colby.
Memorials may be made to Colby Community College Endowment Association.
Visitation will be from 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Martha L. Vignery
CONCORDIA -- Martha L. Vignery, 74, Concordia, died Wednesday, April 4, 2001, at Mount Joseph Senior Community, Concordia.
Mrs. Vignery was born Martha L. Hanson on Dec. 6, 1926, northwest of Concordia. She had worked for Wilcox Business Service and was a bookkeeper for Ad's Tire & Gas. She was a member of Episcopal Church of the Epiphany, where she taught Sunday School and managed the Episcopal Thrift Shop and Rummage Sales. She was also a member of St. Ann's Guild, Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, Ladies of the Elks and AARP.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Adelore L., in 1988; and a daughter, Terry Lynn Vignery.
Survivors include five sons, Del and John, both of Lincoln, David of Concordia, Richard of Salina and Bill of Honolulu; a brother, Larry "Bud" Hanson of Hot Springs, S.D.; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Chapel, 325 W. Sixth, Concordia 66901, Wendell Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Concordia.
Memorials may be made to Episcopal Church of the Epiphany, American Diabetes Association or Mount Joseph Senior Community.
Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral chapel.

Ethel Marie Wilson
CANTON, Ohio -- Ethel Marie Wilson, 76, Canton, died Monday, April 2, 2001, at Aultman Hospital.
Mrs. Wilson was born Ethel Yonally at Wells, Kan. She was a retired bookkeeper at Canton Electronic Center and Sandy's Landscaping.
Her husband, Robert K. Wilson, died in 2000.
Survivors include two daughters, Lisa Smith of Virginia and Nila Stillion of Massillion; a son, Ronald of North Canton; a brother, Roy Yonally of Kansas; five grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
The funeral was at Welch-Sekeres-Lewis Funeral Home, 2523 Tuscarawas, West Canton 44708. Burial was in Forest Hill Cemetery.

Carl Cecil Bennett
Carl Cecil Bennett, 90, Salina, died Saturday, April 7, 2001, at Shalimar Health Center, Salina.
Mr. Bennett was born March 12, 1911, at Tescott and was a resident of Salina most of his life, moving from Tescott. He worked in road maintenance for Saline County for over 15 years, retiring in 1972, and was a member of Belmont Boulevard Nazarene Church.
He was preceded in death by two sons, Harry in 1999 and Robert in 1962.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy L. of Salina; two sons, Rodger of Salina and Gerald of Kansas City, Kan.; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Ryan Mortuary, Salina, the Rev. Paul Long officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park, Salina.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and before the service Tuesday at the mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina 67401.

Charles Buxton
KANOPOLIS -- Charles Buxton, 78, Kanopolis, died Wednesday, April 4, 2001, at Ellsworth County Medical Center.
The service is pending until mid-April.
Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth, is handling arrangements.

Arthur L. Couch
CONCORDIA -- Arthur L. Couch, 82, Concordia, died Friday, April 6, 2001, at Cloud County Health Center, Concordia.
Mr. Couch was born Feb. 13, 1919, at Phillipsburg and was a former resident of Phillipsburg and Soldotna, Alaska. He was a pipeline welder.
His wife, Darlene B., died in 1995.
Survivors include a son, Frank A. of Soldotna; three daughters, Carman Davis of Concordia, Carol Ann Livingston of Mesquite, Nev., and Darlene Gregory of Glenrock, Wyo.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, Phillipsburg, the Rev. Mark Simonds officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Phillipsburg.
Memorials may be made to Presbyterian Church, Phillipsburg.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 1115 Second, Phillipsburg 67661.

Howard D. "Shorty" Funk
WICHITA -- Howard D. "Shorty" Funk, 104, Wichita, died Saturday, April 7, 2001, at Medicalodge, Wichita.
Mr. Funk was born July 1, 1896, at rural Abilene and was a former resident of Valentine, Neb., Spokane, Wash., Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Abilene. He was a hotel night clerk at Valentine, worked at an air base at Spokane during World War II and later layed pipe for Diamond Engineers in several states. He also worked at a lumberyard at Council Bluffs, retiring in 1962, and later working at Eagles Lodge and Elks Lodge, both of Abilene, until 1982.
His wife, Mae, died in 1962.
Survivors include nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Danner Funeral Home, Abilene, the Rev. John Brasfield officiating. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Council Bluffs.
Visitation will be at the funeral home, 501 N. Buckeye, Abilene 67410.

Lela Rae "Lamer" Hinkson
Lela Rae "Lamer" Hinkson, 87, Salina, died Thursday, April 5, 2001, at her home.
Mrs. Hinkson was born Lela Rae Oldfield on Aug. 16, 1913, at Canton and was a longtime Salina resident. She was fountain manager for Crown Drug Store for more than 15 years, a waitress for Neisner's Five and Dime and Casa Bonita Restaurant and was a clerk for DAV Thrift Store, all in Salina. She was a member of the Grand Avenue Methodist Church of Salina and Fraternal Order of Eagles Ladies Auxiliary. She also was an avid Bingo player.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Hinkson, in 1984; her former husband, Emil L. Lamer, in 2001; and a son, Larry Lamer, in 1998.
Survivors include two sons, Jay Hinkson of Bakersfield, Calif., and Gary Lamer of Abilene; four daughters, Delores Medick of Hillsboro, Ore., Cecelia Hinkson and Terry Pinnell, both of Salina, and Jeri Keener of Hinkley, Calif.; 27 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina 67401, the Rev. Paul Robbins officiating.
Memorials may be made to Fraternal Order of Eagles Max Baer Heart Fund.
There will be no visitation. The body was cremated.

David Wyman Hobson
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- David Wyman Hobson, 56, Sacramento, died Dec. 1, 2000, at Sacramento.
Mr. Hobson was born Feb. 19, 1944, at Salina, Kan. He was a Navy veteran and had worked as a police agent for the Lakewood (Colo.) Police Department and later as a self-employed law enforcement consultant in the area of criminal justice staffing and scheduling.
Survivors include his wife, Kathy of Sacramento; a daughter, Kimberly Hobson of Seattle; a stepson, Christopher of the home; a stepdaughter, Stephanie Delle of the home; and a sister, Patricia Law of Overland Park, Kan.
Inurnment was private.

Raymond Holaday
GRINNELL -- Raymond Holaday, 84, Grinnell, died Thursday, April 5, 2001, at Gove County Medical Center, Quinter.
Mr. Holaday was born July 13, 1916, at rural Gove County and was a lifetime resident of the area. He was a retired farmer-stockman and a member of United Methodist Church, Grinnell.
Survivors include his wife, Loree of the home; four sons, Rick of Oakley, Jim and Ray, both of Grinnell, and Tom of Garfield; a daughter, Doris Head of Bartlett, Tenn.; two brothers, Dennis of Oakley and William of Haviland; two sisters, Viola Evans of Quinter and Beulah Brown of Sun Lakes, Ariz.; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at United Methodist Church, Grinnell, the Revs. Elin Colglazier and Lenard Maxwell officiating. Burial will be in Grinnell Township Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to United Methodist Church, American Cancer Society or Gove County Medical Center.
Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. today at Schmitt Funeral Home, 901 S. Main, Quinter 67752.

Patrick A. Miller
Patrick A. Miller, 46, Salina, died Thursday, April 5, 2001, at Salina.
Mr. Miller was born Feb. 19, 1955, at Salina. He worked in pest control.
Survivors include six brothers, James, Phillip, Daniel and Michael, all of Salina, Donald of Topeka and Elmer of Stockton; and five sisters, Shirley Jensen and Lana Weberg, both of Salina, Pamela Williams of Atchison, Dorothy Trouslot of Newton and Jayne Jaimes of Overland Park.
The service will be at 3 p.m. today at Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina 67401, the Rev. Paul Robbins officiating. The body was cremated.
Memorials may be made to the Patrick Miller Memorial Fund.

Floyd E. Neptune
CONCORDIA -- Floyd E. Neptune, 90, Concordia, died Friday, April 6, 2001, at Central Kansas Medical Center, Great Bend.
Mr. Neptune was born Oct. 14, 1910, at Huscher. He farmed in the Clyde and Concordia area most of his life and was a member of First Christian Church, Concordia.
His wife, Ruby Viola, died on Feb. 10, 2001.
Survivors include a son, Steven of Great Bend; a daughter, Eva Riggs of Fosston, Minn.; two sisters, Sylvia Huber of McPherson and Ina Mae Parratt of Hastings, Neb.; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Christian Church, Concordia, the Rev. John States officiating. Burial will be in Nelson Cemetery, Huscher.
Memorials may be made to Concordia Senior Citizens Center or Life Line at Cloud County Health Center, both of Concordia.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Chapel, 325 W. Sixth, Concordia 66901.

Ruth Marie Rathbun
SUPERIOR, Neb. -- Ruth Marie Rathbun, 92, Superior, died Friday, April 6, 2001, at Brodstone Memorial Nuckolls County Hospital, Superior.
Miss Rathbun was born Jan. 23, 1909, at rural Webster County. She had taught at rural schools at Webster County, Nuckolls County and Jewell County, Kan., retiring from an elementary grade school at Jewell County in 1971. She also worked at Farmer's Union Creamery Office, Superior, and Newhouse Porter Insurance, Nelson, retiring in 1981. She was a member of Centennial Lutheran Church, Superior and Valley View Club, past president of B.P.W., Superior, a charter member of Superior Retired Teacher's Association, and a member of NSTA, NEA, AARP and NU Alumni Association.
Survivors include a brother, Waldon, address not listed; and two sisters, Rose Czirr, address not listed, and Naomi Mueller of Nelson.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Centennial Lutheran Church, Superior, the Rev. Paul Albrecht officiating. Burial will be in Valley View Cemetery, rural Jewell County.
Memorials may be made to Superior EMTs or Centennial Lutheran Church.
Williams Funeral Home, 814 Idaho, Superior, NE 68978, is handling arrangements.

Levi Vernon Steinert
HOISINGTON -- Levi Vernon Steinert, 78, Hoisington, died Friday, April 6, 2001, at Rehabilitation Center, Hoisington.
Mr. Steinert was born April 19, 1922, at rural Russell County and was a longtime resident of Hoisington. He was a retired self-employed painter and an Army veteran of World War II, receiving the Purple Heart. He was a Lutheran and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7428, Hoisington.
She was preceded in death by a son, Franklin, and a great-grandchild.
Survivors include a son, Doug of Hoisington; a daughter, Ramona Cousins of Hoisington; two brothers, George L. of Grove, Okla., and Loren C. of Junction City; a sister, Elvera Humphrey of Chula Vista, Calif.; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The service will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Fairview Cemetery, Galatia, the Rev. Kelly Taylor-Schaus officiating.
Memorials may be made to donor's choice, in care of Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, 415 N. Main, Hoisington 67544.
Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today and 9 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Duane E. Svoboda
OMAHA, Neb. -- Duane E. Svoboda, 60, Omaha, died Saturday, April 7, 2001, at Fairbury.
Mr. Svoboda was born Aug. 12, 1940, at Narka, Kan. He was a retired elementary school teacher and a member of First Christian Church, Omaha.
Survivors include a brother, Marion "Butch" of Narka; and a sister, Shirley Achtemeier of Fairbury.
The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday at Presbyterian Church, Narka. Burial will be in National Cemetery, rural Narka.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. today at Bachelor-Faulkner-Dart-Surber Funeral Home, 1329 19th, Belleville 66935.

Frank H. Wesley Jr.
GIRARD -- Frank H. Wesley Jr., 75, Girard, died Wednesday, April 4, 2001, at Mount Carmel Medical Center, Pittsburg.
Mr. Wesley was born Sept. 28, 1925, at Topeka and was a former resident of Kansas City, Kan., and Palestine, Texas, moving to Girard in 1991. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, a member of Farlington United Methodist Church and Masonic Lodge 31 AF & AM, Palestine, a member and past patron of Chapter 395 Order of the Eastern Star, Palestine, a life member and past patron of Tennessee Colony 102 Order of the Eastern Star and a former member of Rosedale Congregational Church, Kansas City.
His wife, Geneva Annabelle, died in 1997.
Survivors include a daughter, Radonna Wesley of Cleveland Heights, Ohio; and three sisters, Elnora Cochran of Harrison, Mo., Frances Puckett of Topeka and Mable Hill of Wichita.
The service will be at 1 p.m. Monday in Rochester Cemetery, Topeka.
Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home, 518 W. St. John, Girard 66743, is handling arrangements.

Nels Willison
TOPEKA -- Nels Willison, 51, Topeka, died Friday, April 6, 2001, at Colmery-O'Neil Veterans Administration Medical Center, Topeka.
Mr. Willison was born Dec. 11, 1949, at Hutchinson and was a former resident of Wichita and Hutchinson, moving to Topeka in 1983. He was an Army veteran and worked as a sheet metal fabricator for Boeing, Lear and Cessna, all of Wichita.
Survivors include his wife, Alene of the home; a son, Christopher Nels of Libby, Mont., a daughter, Carrie Mae Moore of Wichita; two stepsons, Rick Blazier of Topeka and Steve Blazier of Salina; a stepdaughter, Susan Summers of Salina; two brothers, Dan of Littleton, Colo., and Knute of Topeka; a sister, Judy Everhart of Gypsum; and 12 grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Parker-Price Funeral Chapel, Topeka. Burial will be in Leavenworth National Cemetery, Wadsworth, Leavenworth County.
Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association, 837 S. Hillside, Wichita 67211.
Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 245 N.W. Independence, Topeka 66608, where the family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Clara Louise Willson
BUNKER HILL -- Clara Louise Willson, 87, Bunker Hill, died Saturday, April 7, 2001, at Salina.
Mrs. Willson was born Clara Louise Marsh on Feb. 17, 1914, at Bunker Hill and was a lifetime resident. She was a homemaker and a cook for Bunker Hill Schools for many years. She was a member of Bunker Hill United Methodist Church and Order of the Eastern Star, Bunker Hill.
Her husband, Emery, died in 1993.
Survivors include a son, Charles of Shawnee; a sister, Fairy Brown of Salina; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Pohlman's Mortuary Chapel, Russell, the Rev. Earl Haggard officiating. Burial will be in Bunker Hill Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Pheasants Forever or Bunker Hill United Methodist Church, in care of the mortuary, 610 N. Maple, Russell 67665.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. until the service Tuesday at the mortuary.


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