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Juanita I. Brunk
HUTCHINSON -- Juanita I. Brunk, 79, Hutchinson, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2000, at Hutchinson Hospital.
Mrs. Brunk was born Juanita I. McKeever on June 6, 1921, at Des Moines, Iowa, and was a Hutchinson resident since 1942. She was a retired secretary for L.I. Powers and a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church and Carey Park Women's Golf Association, a former member of Women of the Moose Hutchinson Chapter 1371 and a 50-year member of Hutchinson Women's Bowling Association.
Her husband, Duane B., died Sept. 10, 2000.
Survivors include a son, Gary of Sapulpa, Okla.; a daughter, Jan Rich of Hutchinson; two brothers; three sisters; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
The service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Memorial Park Cemetery, Hutchinson, the Revs. John Schroeppel and H.O. Lindblad officiating.
Memorials may be made to Interfaith Housing or Hutchinson Public Library.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and Friday at Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson 67501.

Virgie Ellen Burr
MILWAUKIE, Ore. -- Virgie Ellen Burr, 66, Milwaukie, died Nov. 9, 2000, at Milwaukie.
Mrs. Burr was born Feb. 10, 1934, at Oregon City. She was a homemaker and an engineer aid with U.S. West for 43 years.
Survivors include her husband, George of the home; two daughters, Rosanne Kruschke of Washougal, Wash., and Sandra Burr of Topeka, Kan.; a son, Michael of Topeka; and three sisters, Rose McLean of Douglas, Alaska, Viola Miller of Farmington, Canada, and Regine Kertz of Portland.
The funeral was Tuesday at Cochran & Waud Sunset Chapel, Gladstone. Burial will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday in St. John's Catholic Cemetery, Herington, Kan., the Rev. Mark Wesely officiating.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to noon Friday at Donahue Funeral Home, 404 S. Broadway, Herington, KS 67449.

Leonard Olin Carmichael
STOCKTON -- Leonard Olin Carmichael, 72, Stockton, died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2000, at Solomon Valley Manor, Stockton.
Mr. Carmichael was born July 22, 1928, at Plainville and was a lifetime resident of Rooks County. He was a farmer-stockman.
Survivors include two sisters, Mildred Finnesy of Plainville and Cleota Oliva of Stockton.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Smith-Moore-Overlease Funeral Chapel, Stockton, the Rev. Don Rock officiating. Burial will be in Plainville Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Solomon Valley Manor in care of the funeral home, 723 N. First, Stockton 67669.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Helen M. Catherman
Helen M. Catherman, 85, Salina, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2000, at Via Christi Regional Medical Center. Wichita.
Ryan Mortuary, Salina, is handling arrangements.

Leonard Allen Chaney
RIFLE, Colo. -- Leonard Allen Chaney, 69, Rifle, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2000, at Rifle. 
Koons Funeral Home, Goodland, Kan., is handling arrangements.

Norma Herold Colvin
ELLINWOOD -- Norma Herold Colvin, 78, Ellinwood, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2000, at Central Kansas Medical Center, Great Bend.
Mrs. Colvin was born Norma Herold on Feb. 21, 1922, at Ellinwood and was a lifetime resident. She was a homemaker and a professional secretary, retiring in 1994. She was a member of Immanuel United Church or Christ, Ellinwood, Rotary Paul Harris Foundation, Book Club, Bridge Club and Ellinwood Garden Club.
Her husband, W.M. "Bill," died in 1994.
Survivors include a son, Bruce of New York City; a daughter, Lynn Huncovsky of Agenda; a brother, Don Herold of Great Bend; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Immanuel United Church of Christ, the Rev. Larry Young officiating. Burial will be in Lakin-Comanche District Cemetery, Ellinwood.
Memorials may be made to the Church Foundation, Ambulance Fund or Woodhaven.
Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Friday at Kimple Funeral Home, 113 N. Main, Ellinwood 67526.

Melvin R. "Bill" Cooper
HADDAM -- Melvin R. "Bill" Cooper, 82, Haddam, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2000, at Republic County Hospital, Belleville.
Mr. Cooper was born June 28, 1918, at Dorrance and was a longtime resident of Haddam. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a farmer. He was a member of United Methodist Church, Haddam, Narka Masonic Lodge 349 and Ophel Chapter 115 Order of the Eastern Star, Belleville.
His first wife, Nelda, died in 1966.
Survivors include his wife, Christine of Haddam; a son, Douglas of Emporia; a sister, Grace Wolsey of Sadler, Texas; and two grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. today at United Methodist Church, Haddam, the Rev. John Lewis officiating. Burial will be in Haddam Cemetery, with masonic rites by Narka Masonic Lodge 349.
Bachelor-Faulkner-Dart-Surber Funeral Home, 1329 19th, Belleville 66935, is handling arrangements.

Thomas Michael Feuerborn
RICHMOND -- Thomas Michael Feuerborn, 28, Richmond, died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2000, three miles west of U.S. 59 on Allen Road.
Mr. Feuerborn was born Sept. 4, 1972, at Garnett. He was an assitant produce manager for Wal-Mart.
Survivors include his father, Herman of Richmond; his mother, Marjorie Feuerborn of Richmond; two brothers, David and Doug, both of Richmond; and three sisters, Donna Crouse of Wapakoneta, Ohio, Lisa Hernandez of Paola and Stephanie Feuerborn of Salina.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Boniface Catholic Church, Scipio, the Rev. Emil Agostino officiating. Burial will be in St. Boniface Cemetery, Scipio.
A wake will be at 7 p.m. today at Farris-Feuerborn Memorial Chapel, 219 S. Oak, Garnett 66032, with visitation following.
Memorials may be made to St. Boniface Catholic Church, in care of the funeral home.

Raymond A. Halstead
Raymond A. Halstead, 83, Salina, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2000, at Salina Regional Health Center.
Mr. Halstead was born Feb. 27, 1917, at rural Saline County and was a lifetime area resident. He was a teller and a bookkeeper for Solomon National Bank and National Bank of America, Salina, an auto salesman for Roy Boyer Motor Co. and Bell Motor Co., both of Salina, and an administrator for Windsor Estates Nursing Center and Kenwood View Nursing Center, both of Salina. He also farmed west of Salina all of his life. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, serving as treasurer for the church council, past president and vice president of the Saline County Farm Bureau, past treasurer of the Saline County Milk Producers, board member of the Saline County Agricultural Extension Council, treasurer of District 26 School Board and a member of Elks Lodge 718, Salina Chamber of Commerce and Salina Noon Kiwanis.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Elvera, in 1989; and a son, Stephen, in 1997.
Survivors include his wife, Nathalie of Salina; a daughter, Linda Duffy of Salina; two stepdaughters, Sharon McCall of Chillicothe, Mo., and Paula Powell of Greeley, Colo.; a sister, Maxine Johnson of Smolan; five grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and four stepgreat-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 255 S. Seventh, Salina, the Rev. Loren Mai officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park, Salina.
Memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church Foundation.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina 67401, and before the service Friday at the church.

Laurel David Kelley
COLBY -- Laurel David Kelley, 88, Colby, died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2000, at Colby.
Mr. Kelley was born Aug. 10, 1912, at Zillah, Wash., and was a former resident of the McDonald area for 60 years, moving to Colby in 1976. He farmed in the McDonald area and was a lifetime member of Goodland BPOE 1528.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Maudie, in 1985; and a son, Larry, in 1953.
Survivors include a daughter, Patty Wagoner of Colby; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. today at Williams Funeral Home, Atwood, the Rev. Francis Harwerth officiating. Burial will be in Grace Cemetery, McDonald.
Memorials may be made to McDonald Ambulance Fund or Colby Senior Progress Center.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the service today at the funeral home, 109 N. Second, Atwood 67730.

Vincent A. McBoyle
ABILENE -- Vincent A. McBoyle, 77, rural Abilene, died Tuesday. Nov. 14, 2000, at St. Francis Hospital, Wichita.
Mr. McBoyle was born Nov. 6, 1923, at rural Abilene. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II and a farmer-stockman. He attended First Baptist Church, Abilene.
Survivors include his wife, Laurel of the home; three daughters, Marilee Wiesner of Wichita, Donneta Felbush of Abilene and Laurel Neis of Wellsville; a sister, Faith Meyer of Carlton; and nine grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, Abilene, the Rev. Jack Gilstrap officiating. Burial will be in Abilene Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, Abilene, or Choices Medical Clinic, Wichita, in care of the Martin-Becker-Carlson Funeral Home, 414 N.W. Third, Abilene 67410.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Gladys F. McClelland
LINDSBORG -- Gladys F. McClelland, 90, Lindsborg, died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2000, at Lindsborg Community Hospital.
Mrs. McClelland was born Gladys F. Shultz on Dec. 9, 1909, at McPherson. She was a Lindsborg resident since 1996, moving from McPherson, and a former resident of Washington and Colby. She was a homemaker, a bookkeeper and a member of First Baptist Church, McPherson, and various church organizations.
She was preceded in death by a grandson.
Survivors include a son, Lynn A. of Thomasville, Ala.; two daughters, Patricia A. Bellah of Lindsborg and Shirley F. Carnahan of Wamego; a brother, Glenn Keagle of Fredonia; eight grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
The service will be at 11 a.m. Friday in McPherson Cemetery, the Revs. David Smith and Don Hawk officiating.
Memorials may be made to Bethany Home or Lindsborg Community Hospital, both of Lindsborg, in care of Hays-Christians Funeral Home, 103 N. Washington, Lindsborg 67456.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today.

Mavis A. McDaniel
GOODLAND -- Mavis A. McDaniel, 74, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2000, at Goodland Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. McDaniel was born Mavis A. Troxell on July 7, 1926, at White Cloud and was a resident of Goodland since 1999, moving from rural Edson. She worked at the ASC Office for five years and was a member of Edson Social Club, Pleasant Home Church and Pinochle Club.
She was preceded in death by a son, Donald.
Survivors include her husband, J.R. of Goodland; a daughter, Sondra Owens of Edson; a sister, Myrna Carson of Goodland; and four grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Mountain time Friday at Bateman Funeral Home, Goodland, the Rev. Jim Cress officiating. Burial will be in Freeland Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to United Indian Mission, in care of the funeral home, 211 E. 11th, Goodland 67735.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mountain time today at the funeral home.

R.S. McDaniel
WELLINGTON -- R.S. McDaniel, 98, Wellington, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2000, at Wellington.
Mr. McDaniel was born July 6, 1902, at Webber and was a resident of Wellington for three years, moving from Jewell. He was a mechanic for International Harvester Equipment, Jewell, and an Army veteran of World War II.
His wife, Iva Ruth, died in 1996.
Survivors include a son, John of Wellington; a daughter, Susan Nichols of Lexington, Neb.; and three grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Kleppinger Funeral Home, 409 Broadway, Jewell 66949, the Rev. Dan Daniels officiating. Burial will be in Jewell Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to American Legion Post 72.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

James W. Morris Jr.
James W. Morris Jr., 67, Salina, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2000, at Hospice House, Topeka.
Mr. Morris was born April 23, 1933, at Andersonville, Ga., and was a Salina resident for two months, moving from Bloomfield, Conn. He was a 23-year Air Force veteran, serving in the Korean War and the Vietnam War and retiring as a jet engine technician. He was a Catholic and a life member of American Legion Post 142, Hartford, where he served as adjutant/assistant manager. He was also a life member of NAACP and supported the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Survivors include four sons, Gerald P. and James D., both of Salina, Dean of Atlanta and Michael D. of Chicago; four daughters, Patricia M. Ingram and Michelle J. Morris, both of Salina, and Cynthia M. Morris and Catherine B. Brown, both of San Antonio, Texas; three brothers, Oscar, Grady, Elmer and Roy, all of Sanford, Fla.; two sisters, Eunice Redding and Thelma Hopson, both of Sanford; a special friend, Sonie Long of Weatherford, Conn.; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Cathedral, 118 N. Ninth, the Rev. Larry Letourneau officiating. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Salina.
A vigil will be at 7 p.m. today at Geisendorf-Rush Smith Funeral Home, 401 W. Iron, Salina 67401.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Salina or the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Alice A. Rilinger
SENECA -- Alice A. Rilinger, 69, Seneca, died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2000, at Nemaha Valley Community Hospital, Seneca.
Mrs. Rilinger was born Alice A. Stallbaumer on June 13, 1931, at rural Seneca and was a resident of Seneca since 1990. She had worked at Nemaha County Extension Office, Seneca and was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Church, St. Ann's Altar Society and a neighborhood card club. She was a former member of St. Mary's Church and Altar Sodality.
He was preceded in death by a son, Dale Regis, in 1968.
Survivors include her husband, Raymond of the home; seven sons, Gene and Don, both of Topeka, Gerry of Sabetha, Glenn of Chico, Calif., Kenny of Lakin, Ted of Auburn and Bob of Seneca; four daughters, Nancy Reinecke of Berryton, Linda Osterhaus and Susan Rhoads, both of Seneca, and Judy Hall of Smith Center; two brothers, Lyle Stallbaumer and Robert Stallbaumer, both of Seneca; 20 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Seneca. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, St. Benedict.
A St. Ann's Altar Society rosary will be said at 2 p.m. and a vigil will be at 7 p.m. today at Lauer Funeral Home, Seneca.
Memorials may be made to PSP Foundation, Sts. Peter and Paul Church or St. Mary's Church Restoration, in care of the family.

Willard H. Smith
Willard H. Smith, 75, Salina, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2000, at Salina Regional Health Center.
Mr. Smith was born April 16, 1925, at Oakley. He was a resident of Salina since 1993 and a former resident of Culver and Minneapolis. He was a self-employed construction worker and worked as an electrician and carpenter for Jarrett Electric and Busboom and Rauh. He helped in the construction of missile sites around Salina and was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a life member of the Tescott American Legion Post and a member of Belmont Boulevard Christian Church, Salina.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret of Salina; a son, Steven of Hutchinson; two daughters, Patricia Everett and Shirley Smith, both of Salina; two brothers, Lyle of Lincoln and Jim of Wichita; two sisters, Velma Cook and Mary Brown, both of Wichita; and eight grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. today at Belmont Boulevard Christian Church, the Revs. Dennis Patience and Helen Dent officiating. Inurnment will be at 2 p.m. today in Highland Cemetery, Minneapolis, with military rites by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1432.
Memorials may be made to the church or the American Heart Association.
Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina 67401, is handling arrangements.

Henrietta M. Sramek
PEARL RIVER, N.Y. -- Henrietta M. Sramek, 89, Pearl River, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2000, at Northern Manor Geriatric Center, Nanuet.
Williams Funeral Home, Atwood, Kan., is handling arrangements.

Viola E. Thaemert
SYLVAN GROVE -- Viola E. Thaemert, 89, Sylvan Grove, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2000, at Mid America Nursing Center, Lincoln.
Rodrick & Minear Funeral Home, Sylvan Grove, is handling arrangements.


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