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Bakel, Jodie Marie, 52, of Rogers, Ark. formerly of Wichita, died Sunday, May 14, 2000. Rosary 7 p.m. today, Cochran Mortuary; funeral mass 10 a.m. Thursday, Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. 
Survivors: parents, William and Veronica Bakel of Rogers; sisters and brothers-in-law, Sharon and Gary Temanson of Peabody, Jill and Patrick Reilly of Maize, Susan Cohn of Santa Rosa, Calif. Condolences may be sent to the family via www.cochranmortuary.com.

Bryan, James A., 72, retired Boeing Wichita and Case inspector, died Tuesday, May 16, 2000. No services. 
Survivors: son, Don of Wichita; daughters, Roma Creel, Barbara Judd, Wanda Pitcher all of Wichita; ten grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Downing & Lahey Mortuary West.

Eckenwiler, Betty M., 76, former Sear's sales clerk, died Monday, May 15, 2000. Service 1 p.m. Friday, Broadway Mortuary. 
Survivors: sons, Robert of Prairie Village, David of Antelope, Calif.; daughter, Paula Green of Oklahoma City; sisters, Stella Craig of Denver, Lula Anderson of Douglas, Ariz., Lee Duncan of Wichita; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Memorial has been established with American Cancer Society.

Grimes, Claudine E., 89, retired cook, died Tuesday, May 16, 2000. No services. 
Survivors: son, Norman Sweet of Garnett; daughters, Carol Evans of Clearwater, Wanda Martin of Osawatomie, Dallas Boyer of Peck, Gula Graham of Wichita, Lula Chilson of Pamona; sister, Mary Keith of Canyon Country, Calif.; 15 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Byrd Hillside Funeral Home.

Johnson, Iona Nadine, 89, retired City Blue Print Co. secretary, died Tuesday, May 16, 2000. Service 10 a.m. Thursday, Downing & Lahey Mortuary East; burial 1 p.m. Thursday, Memorial Park Cemetery, Hutchinson. 
Survivors: nephews and nieces. Memorial has been established with East Heights United Methodist Church. 

Marks, Wesley Darnell, 37, chef and musician, former Broadview Hotel employee, died Wednesday, May 10, 2000. Service 11 a.m. today, Emmanuel Pentecostal Temple. Vann-Gettis Funeral Services.

McMinimy, Donald J. M.D., F.A.C.P., 80, of Fort Smith, Ark., formerly of Wichita, retired Holt Krock Clinic physician of internal medicine, died Monday, May 15, 2000. Service 10 a.m. today, U.S. National Cemetery, Fort Smith, Ark.
Dr. McMinimy was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Lennie McMinimy, and one son, Donald J. McMinimy Jr. 
Survivors: wife, Nell; daughter and son-in-law, Meridith and Dr. Jan Dahlin of Ontario, Ore.; grandchildren, Claire, Angela, Camilla all of Ontario, Ore.; great-grandchild, Ava. Fentress Mortuary, Fort Smith, Ark.

Nelson, Justice Orion, 3 1/2 month old son of Jason and Becky Swartz, died Tuesday, May 16, 2000. Service 3 p.m. Friday, Resthaven Mortuary.
Other survivors: brother, Jahurai Nelson of Wichita; grandparents, Dennis and Patty Swartz of Wichita, Dawnna Kelly of Wichita. Memorial has been established with SIDS Foundation.

Smith, Cecil Herbert, 80, retired Santa Fe Railways baggageman, died Friday, May 12, 2000. Service 2:30 p.m. today, White Chapel Memorial Gardens. 
Survivors: brothers, Ernie of Wichita, Claude of Scammon, Glenn of Harbor City, Calif.; sister, Margaret Wills of Wichita. Broadway Mortuary.

Stone, David Michael, 28, died Sunday, May 14, 2000 of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Private family services. 
Survivors: parents, Harold and Janice Lee. C.W. Anderson & Sons Mortuary, Paisley, Scotland. 

Treat, Edna E. (Kelley), 87, homemaker, died Tuesday, May 16, 2000. Service 1 p.m. Friday, Lakeview Memorial Gardens. 
Survivors: sons, Harold of Springdale, Ark., Norris of Hackettstown, N.J.; daughter, Marilyn Lyda of Wichita; sister, Eunice Pemberton of Marshall, Ark.; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Kansas State University Center for Basic Cancer Research. Lakeview Funeral Home. 

Webb, Doris Marie Hollaway, 75, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., formerly of Wichita, retired Baptist Brotherhood Commission employee, died Wednesday, May 10, 2000. Visitation with family 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jennings & Ayers Funeral Home, Murfreesboro; service 1 p.m. Saturday, Hollywood Cemetery, Jackson, Tenn. 
Survivors: son, Carl Hollaway of Highalnd, Ark.; daughter, Dixie Dittfurth of Murfreesboro; brother, James Hollaway; sister, Nadine Peak both of Wichita; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Memorial has been established with Riverdale Tribe Football Booster Club. 

Ellis, Edgar M., 79, former truck driver, died Monday, May 15, 2000. Service 2 p.m. Friday, Abilene Cemetery. 
Survivors: sons, Butch of Torrington, Wyo., Bobby; daughters, Caroline Pitts of Juneau, Alaska, Mary Brunner of Boulder, Colo., Judy Carpenter of Oakley; brother, Jack of Emporia; sisters, Dorothy Brady of Stockton, Ruth Garroutte of Ponca City, Okla., Mary Emery of Phoenix, Rosetta Ellis of Topeka; 15 grandchildren. Danner Funeral Home.

Oestmann, Rudolph A., 89, retired USD 470 custodian, died Sunday, May 14, 2000. Service 10 a.m. today, Redeemer Lutheran Church. 
Survivors: sons, Delbert, Duane, Marlin all of Arkansas City; daughter, Camilla Jomp of Wilson, N.C.; ten grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Redeemer Lutheran Church. Hawks Funeral Home.

Walker, DeNage M., 52, of Las Vegas, Nev., formerly of Derby, died Friday, May 12, 2000. Visitation with family 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday; service 2 p.m. Friday, both at Graves Funeral Home, Coffeyville. 
Survivors: husband, Roger; mother, DeNage Bilz of Las Vegas; father, Alden Bushnell of Seattle; mother-in-law, Ruth Walker of Coffeyville; sister, Colette Burton of Miami. Memorial has been established with National Wildlife Federation.

Evans, Geraldine R., 97, homemaker and former substitute teacher, died Sunday, May 14, 2000. Service 2 p.m. Thursday, Udall United Methodist Church. 
Survivors: daughter-in-law, Leota Evans of Monticello, Ga.; brother, Thorald Pickett of Rose Hill; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Udall United Methodist Church.

Adkism, Paul Dean "Paulie," 27, food service employee, died Saturday, May 13, 2000. Visitation with family 5 to 8 p.m. Friday; service 10 a.m. Saturday, both at Swaim Funeral Home. 
Survivors: son, Schyler Vacha of Kearney, Neb.; father, Paul of Paris, Texas; mother, Connie Adkism of Wichita; sister, LaCondra Adkism of Dodge City; two half-sisters; grandparents, Dorothy Blackwell, Rev. Blackwell both of Paris, Texas, Wilda Tonte of Dodge City. 

Montoya, Diana Marie, 39, True's IGA deli and bakery manager, died Monday, May 15, 2000. Service 2:30 p.m. today, Weakley Cemetery, rural New Albany. 
Survivors: husband, Danny; son, Nathan Young, daughter, Kayli Montoya, parents, Bill and Judy Ward, all of Fredonia; brothers, Douglas Ward of Galva, Chuck Ward of Fredonia; sisters, Debra Marshall of Corpus Christi, Texas, Karen Bender of Larned. Memorial has been established with Lincoln Elementary School. Timmons Funeral Home.

Arellano, Emilio Joe, 84, former Fansler Tire Co. and Palmer Tank Manufacturing employee, died Monday, May 15, 2000. Vigil 8 p.m. Thursday; funeral mass 10:30 a.m. Friday, both at St. Mary Catholic Church. 
Survivors: wife, Andrea; sons, Robert, John both of Garden City; daughters, Patricia DeLaRosa, Vickie Marroquin, Mary Martinez all of Garden City, Midge Encinias of Holcomb, Dolores Gonzalez of Colorado Springs; sister, Carmen Godinez of Garden City; 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with American Diabetes Association. Garnand Funeral Home.

Morgan, Albertine "Abbey," 92, homemaker and former secretary, died Tuesday, May 16, 2000. Service 10 a.m. Thursday, LaCrosse (Kan.) Cemetery. 
Survivors: nieces, Billie Bohannon of Cheyenne, Wyo., Jane Childers of Denver. Garnand Funeral Home. 

Knowles, Elizabeth "Candis," 67, homemaker, died Sunday, May 14, 2000. Visitation with family 7 to 8 p.m. today, Donahue Funeral Home; service 10 a.m. Thursday, Sunset Hill Cemetery. 
Survivors: sons, Cloyce Thrush of Bonifay, Fla., Carl Thrush of Franklin, Ky., Clyde Thrush of Herington, Cecil Thrush of Detroit, Kan., Charlie Thrush of Enterprise; stepsons, Kenneth of Elizabeth Town, Ky., Roylee of Miltonville; stepdaughters, Joyce Thrush of Orlando, Fla., Mary Thrush of Herington, Dawnelane Martin of Kissimmee, Fla.; brothers, Marvin Herald of Scottsdale, Ky., Jesse Harold of Smith Grove, Ky., Ira Herald of St. Louis; sister, Brenda Flynn of St. Louis; 30 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Knights Templar Eye Foundation. 

Brewer, Gary Don, 53, Brewer Waterproofing Inc. owner, died Monday, May 15, 2000. Service 10 a.m. Friday, Elliott Mortuary. 
Survivors: wife, Nancy; sons, Cameron of Pretty Prairie, Mike Dyer of Ariz.; daughter, Kristina Dyer of Ariz.; brothers, William of Genoa, Ohio, Harold of Montrose, Colo., Chuck of Potwin; sisters, Kathy Coons of Montrose, Colo., Susan Brewer of Potwin; two grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Mitchell United Methodist Church.

Wright, Ruth Mae, 92, homemaker, died Saturday, May 13, 2000. Service 1 p.m. Friday, Johnson & Sons Funeral Home. 
Survivors: grandchildren, Robert Belford of Great Bend, Linda Daxon of San Antonio, Texas, Nancy Stone of Duxbury, Mass., Peggy Turner of Yukon, Okla.; six great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with First Assembly of God Church.

Williamson, Earlene F., 59, Bob Ross Painting instructor, family genealogist and Baily Estate bookkeeper, died Tuesday, May 16, 2000. Service 10:30 a.m. Friday, Stanton County Cemetery. 
Survivors: husband, John; son, Rick of Johnson; daughters, Shari King of Eskridge, Robin Heckel of Ulysses, Joni Hale of Clarksville, Tenn.; brothers, Joe Nairn of Syracuse, Archie Nairn of Johnson; 11 grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Golden Belt Hospice Organization. Garnand Funeral Home.

Seeley, George "Buddy," 65, retired Southwest Medical Center security guard, died Tuesday, May 16, 2000. Service 1 p.m. Friday, Church of the Nazarene. 
Survivors: wife, Judith; sons, Raymond of Meade, Richard of Ulysses; daughters, Roxann Paramore of Little River, Rosalee Hulett of South Hutchinson; mother, Sarah of Ark.; brothers, James, Donnie, J.D. all of Ark., Charles of Meade; sisters, Daisy Harrison, Ruby Golab, Martha Cooper all of Ark. Fidler-Orme Mortuary.

Bigger, Jean, 74, former Midland National Bank secretary, died Monday, May 15, 2000. Visitation with family 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday; service 2 p.m. Friday, both at Petersen Funeral Home. 
Survivors: brother, Ralph Chapple of Fountain, Colo.; sisters, Margaret Feather of Wichita, Virginia Adams of Newton. Memorials have been established with VFW Auxiliary Post 971 and Central Homecare and Hospice.

Blum, Lelia, 86, of St. Louis, formerly of Parsons, died Monday, May 15, 2000. Visitation with family 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Carson-Wall Funeral Home; service 1:30 p.m. Friday, First Christian Church. 
Survivors: son, David; daughter, Harriett Johnston both of St. Louis; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Memorials have been established with First Christian Church and Parsons Arboretum.

Ball, Irene, 86, homemaker, died Sunday, May 14, 2000. Visitation with family 7 to 8:30 p.m. today, Bob Lamb Funeral Home; service 2 p.m. Thursday, Potwin Christian Church. 
Survivors: sons, Billy of Peabody, Keith of Wichita; daughter, Suzanne Ulbrich of Rockford, Ill.; sister, Eva Marie Wineinger of Wichita; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Potwin Christian Church.

King, Emmett F., 81, retired pipe fitter, welder, and farmer, died Monday, May 15, 2000. Service 11 a.m. Saturday, Lake Creek Union Cemetery, Bartlett. 
Survivors: wife, Virginia; sons, Richard of Rosalia, Kenneth of Rose Hill; daughters, Phyliss Crowe of West, Texas, Martha Wolfe of Augusta; brother, Earl of Freewater, Ore.; sister, Ernestine Garrison of Coffeyville; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Hospice Inc. Zimmerman Funeral Home.

Adams, James A. , 81, retired ICT instrument technician, died Saturday Oct. 9, 1999. Service 1 p.m. Wednesday, Westlawn Cemetery, Henryetta, Okla. 
Survivors: wife, LaValle; sister, Betty Lackey of Henryetta, Okla. Memorial has been established with Trinity Hospice. Cochran Mortuary.

Allen Lucile M, 88, homemaker, died Sunday Oct. 10, 1999. Service pending. 
Survivors: husband, G. Mitchell; son, Jim of Cedaredge, Colo.; daughter, Judy Weaver of Salina; brother, John Correll of Kalamazoo, Mich.; sisters, Katheryn Cosby of Norton, Marjorie Stewart of Wichita; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Memorials have been established with Wichita Public Library- Talking Books Dept. and Fairmount United Church of Christ. Hillside Funeral Home East.

Barber, Faye E., 81, retired beautician, died Monday Oct. 11, 1999. No local service. 
Survivors: daughters, Judith Reimer of Grand Junction, Colo., Susan Wulf of Wichita, Nancy O'Neal of Smiley, Texas; brothers, James Moore of Wichita, Ed, Ralph Moore both of Tucson, Ariz.; eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren. Baker Funeral Home.

Boley, Everett L., 96, retired Boeing Wichita stockman and Wesley Hotel maintance, died Sunday Oct. 10, 1999. Service 10:30 a.m. Saturday, DeVorrs Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary. 
Survivors: son, Joseph of Great Bend; three granddaughters; seven great-grandchildren.
Mr. Boley was born May 11, 1903 in Girrard. The son of John Wesley Cruzan Jr. and Magdalene Cruzan. He married Marie Paden on June 25, 1928, she preceded him in death on Jan. 6, 1998. He attended Mount Olive Christian Church in Wichita. Mr. Boley belonged to Wichita Gem and Mineral Society, International Machinist Union, and Hyde Park Senior Citizens Club.

Eldredge, Denise Melanie , 35, Journal Broadcasting sales secretary, died Saturday Oct. 9, 1999. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dunsford Chapel; service 10 a.m. Thursday, St. James Catholic Church, Augusta. 
Survivors: son, Jay Nelson; daughter, Sarah Nelson both of Douglass; parents, Dennis and Melanie Phillips of Omaha, Neb. ; grandparents, Donald and Ruth Phillips of Augusta. Dunsford Funeral Home.

Kuhn, Wilma J ., 72, retired B & W restaurant owner, died Sunday Oct. 10, 1999. Service 1 p.m. Thursday, Downing & Lahey East. 
Survivors: daughters, Beth Dickerson-Pauler, Sherril Kuhn both of Wichita; sister, Joetta Blair of Bremerton, Wash.; sisters-in-law, Gladys Houston of Derby, Margaret Dondlinger of Wichita; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with American Lung Association.

Myers, George F ., 97, retired KGE electrician, died Monday Oct. 11, 1999. Service 10 a.m. Wednesday, White Chapel Cemetery. 
Survivors: wife, Dortha ; grandson, Patrick Myers; granddaughter, Suzanne McDiffit; great-grandchildren, Aaron Parrott, Alexandra Myers, James Myers all of Wichita. Memorial has been established with Kansas Masonic Home. Hiilside Funeral Home East.

Rohde, LaVerne R. "Vern," 56, retired Air Force and Wichita State University Media Resource electronic technician, died Saturday Oct. 9, 1999. Service 1 p.m. Thursday, Lakeview Funeral Home. 
Survivors: wife, Norma; son, Mark of Wichita; brothers, Bernard of Clay Center, Clifford of Pocohantas, Iowa, Harold of Mason City, Iowa, Duane of St. Paul, Minn., Olven of Osage, Iowa; sisters, Virginia Faas of Mona, Iowa, Rosie Hagelund of Wakegan, Mich., Rita Rohde of Austin, Minn., Geraldine Wadke of Raveville, Iowa; three grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Hospice, Inc.

Tribioli, Shawn Anthony , 34, vacuum salesman, died Saturday Oct. 2, 1999. Services have been held. 
Survivors: wife, Debra; daughter, Ashley Jacobs of Wichita; son, Brandon of Tempe, Ariz.; father and stepmother, Frank and Linda; mother, Sharon of Sherwood, Ariz.; brother, Rod of Derby. Wyman Cremation and Burial Chapel, Mesa, Ariz.

White, Erma Unruh Meyer , 88, Sept. 13, 1911- Oct. 10, 1999. Service 1:30 p.m., Thursday, West Side Church of the Nazarene.
Mrs. White's achievements include owning and operating Meyer Cleaners and many years as a USD 259 cafeteria cook and server for Allison and Hamilton Junior High. 
Survivors: daughter, Connie Wyatt of Wichita; brother, Fred Unruh of Detroit; grandchildren, Rhanda O'Hair, Rev. Doug Wyatt, Rev. Richard Wyatt, Becky Martin, David Wyatt; 12 great-grandchildren. Memorials have been established with West Side Church of the Nazarene and Hospice, Inc. Broadway Mortuary.

Williams, Henry Clay , 74, retired Cessna Aircraft Co. paint dept., died Sunday Oct. 10, 1999. Service pending. 
Survivors: wife, Willa; sons, Michael Strotter of Oklahoma City, Stephen, Gregory both of Wichita; sister, Wanda Dean of Oklahoma City; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Jackson Mortuary.

Troutman, Jack D., 68, retired Troutman's Service Station owner, Altoona councilman and mayor, died Saturday Oct. 9, 1999. Service 10 a.m. today, The Greater New Life Church. 
Survivors: wife, Maxine; daughter, Lynda White of Altoona; sons, William of Kingwood, Texas, Charles of Wichita, John of Altoona; brothers, Keith of Topeka, Herman of Texas City, Bob of Tribune; 14 grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Altoona Cemetery Association. Timmons Funeral Home.

Strong, Mildred Louise , 80, homemaker, died Monday Oct. 11, 1999. Visitation 3 to 8 p.m. today, Dunsford Chapel; service 11 a.m. Wednesday, Walnut Valley Cemetery. 
Survivors: husband, Earl; son, Larry of Augusta; daughters, Sharon Malan, Shirley Kirkpatrick both of Augusta; brother, Emerson Travincek of Rosalia; four grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Alzheimers Association.

Keller, Oscar , 85, retired farmer, died Friday Sept. 24, 1999. Service has been held. 
Survivors: wife, Vera of Colby; son, Gaynord of Glasco; stepsons; Orville Helus of Oakley, Bill Helus of Colby; daughters, Karen Driscoll of Concordia, Marion Crawford of Fort Collins, Twila Barnett of Wichita, Linda Brin of Plainville, Marsha Nye of Colby, Sara Treaster of Loveland, Gerry Pabst of Spearfish, S.D.; stepdaughter, Laura Gersosky of Colby; brother, Arthur of Wichita; sisters, Martha Armbrister of Ellis, Minnie of Palco, Irene Zerfas of Hays, Helen Schoenthaler of Colorado Springs; numerous grandchildren, stepgrandchildren, great-grandchildren.Wasinger Funeral Chapel

Smith Ellen E ., 81, retired cook, died Monday Oct. 11, 1999. Service 10 a.m. Wednesday, First Assembly of God. 
Survivors: brothers, Basil Brock of Wichita, Cecil Brock of Denver, Leonard Brock of Woodward, Okla., Owen Brock of La Cygne, Pearl Brock of Midland, Texas, Robert Brock of Wichita, Thomas Brock of Watertown, N.Y.; sister, Emma Goldsberry of Springfield, Mo. Memorials have been established with First Assembly of God and Hospice on the Prairie. Swaim Funeral Home

Johnston, Elsie Thurman , 92, homemaker, died Monday Oct. 11, 1999. Service 10 a.m. Wednesday, First United Methodist Church. 
Survivors: son, Carl Thurman of Dewey, Okla.; daughter, Ramona Clanton of EL Dorado; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with First United Methodist Church and American Diabetes Association. Carlson Funeral Home.

Fink, Eva Marie , 98, retired Klassy Kleaners owner and operator, died Sunday Oct. 10, 1999. Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Farmington Cemetery. 
Survivors: sons, Everett of Independence, Clyde of Grove, Okla.; seven grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; seven step-great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; two step-great-great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Fredonia Regional Health Care Foundation. Timmons Funeral Home.

Delinger, Foster "Shorty," 74, City of Garden City mechanic, died Sunday Oct. 10, 1999. Service 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, First United Methodist Church. 
Survivors: wife, Ina Mae; son, Edwin of Deerfield; daughters, Elaine Childers, Beverly Delinger both of Garden City; brother, Forest of Ft. Collins, Colo.; five grandchildren. Memorial has been established with First United Methodist Church. Garnand Funeral Home.

Ruppert, Leila Madoline, 88, homemaker and farm wife, died Sunday Oct. 10, 1999. Service 11 a.m. Wednesday, First United Methodist Church. 
Survivors: brother, Lawrence Jussel of Springfield, Mo.; sister, Vera Lucc of Branson, Mo. Fleener Funeral Home.

Ribarich, Amelia , 97, Hadley Medical Center seamstress, died Sunday Oct. 10, 1999. Rosary 4 p.m.; vigil 7 p.m. Wednesday, Hays Memorial Chapel; service 10 a.m. Thursday, St. Joseph Catholic Church. 
Survivors: daughter, Leonilda Hall of Hays; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

Thompson, M. Zorene , 79, homemaker, died Sunday Oct. 10, 1999. Service 10 a.m. Wednesday, Howard Twilight Manor Nursing Home. 
Survivors: No immediate survivors. Memorial has been established with Howard Twilight Manor Nursing Home. Zimmerman Funeral Home.

Hopkins, Ruby Estelle , 68, Hutchinson Floral employee, died Sunday Oct. 10, 1999. Service 1 p.m. Wednesday, Johnson & Sons Funeral Home. 
Survivors: son, Randall Hall of Newport Beach, Calif.; daughters, Sharon Mitzner of Nickerson, Rhonda Blair of Pullman, Wash.; mother, Ruby Pittman of Tulsa; sisters, Norma Collyer of Tulsa, Judith Riley of McKinney, Texas; one granddaughter. Memorials have been established with Hospice of Reno County and Park Place Christian Church.

Ramsey, Christine H. , 79, homemaker, died Sunday Oct. 10, 1999. Service 7 p.m. Thursday, First Presbyterian Church. 
Survivors: son, James of Independence; daughters, Andrea Zapel of Milwaukee, Ore., Judy Ortiz, Charlene Smith both of Independence; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Book of Remembrance, First Presbyterian Church. Potts Chapel.

Schmidt, Juanita Agnes Beatrice , 90, homemaker, died Sunday Oct. 10, 1999. Service 11 a.m. Wednesday, Potts Chapel. 
Survivors: son, William of Independence; one grandchild. Memorial has been established with The Manor Nursing Home.

Winkel, Karl P ., 38, commercial alfalfa operation, died Saturday Oct. 9, 1999 of injuries sustained in automobile accident. Vigil 7 p.m. Tuesday; service 10 a.m. Wednesday both at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church. 
Survivors: parents, Karl and Karen Winkel of Glen Elder; sons, Matthew, Mark both of Wichita; daughter, Kristy of Wichita; brothers, Steve, Chris, Kurt all of Glen Elder; sister, Kari Eilert of Jewell. Memorial has been established with Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Waconda Funeral Home, Cawker City.

Hodges, Frances , 85, retired farmer, died Monday Oct. 11, 1999. Service 3 p.m. Saturday, Kingman Christian Church. 
Survivors: son, James of Hutchinson; daughters, Barbara Denison of Ariz., Patricia Fischer, Kathryn Cole both of Hutchinson, Mary Frances of Okla.; brothers, Bob of Estes Park, Colo, Don of Naples, Fla., David of Lawrence; sisters, Meredith Calkins of Wichita, Anita Lewis of N.C.; seven grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Kingman Christian Church. Livingston Funeral Home.

Bruce, Ruth M., 80, retired nurse aide, died Monday Oct. 11, 1999. Service 2 p.m. Thursday, Wesleyan Church. 
Survivors: son, Dennis of Shelby Township, Mich,; daughters, Brenda Gerritzen of Lakin, Patricia Johnson of Lakin, Betty Cfkovsky of Leoti; seven granddaughters; eight great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Wesleyan Church. Garnand Funeral Home.

Kraft, Karen , 60, homemaker, stockwoman, and horsetrainer, died Monday Oct. 11, 1999. Service1 p.m. Thursday, Lyndon Cemetery. 
Survivors: brothers, Kermit Burnett of Wichita, Ronald Barnett of Austin, Texas. Memorial has been established with American Cancer Society. Feltner Funeral Home.

Robinson, Bill , 68, retired farmer, died Sunday Oct. 10, 1999. Service 4 p.m. Wednesday, Wharton Funeral Chapel. 
Survivors: wife, Helen; daughter, Kerry Robinson; son, Kyle both of Dallas; stepson, Tom Hunt of Lyons; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.

Cassel, Denver L., 90, retired Oil Supply Co. manager, died Monday Oct. 11, 1999. Service 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, United Methodist Church. 
Survivors: wife, Velma; daughter, Patti Young of Madison; sisters, Irene Reed of Russell, Sylvia Dirksen of Emporia; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Memorials have been established with Hand in Hand Hospice and Vintage Manor. Wilson Funeral Home.

Wilson, Marilyn J., 60, Prairie Art & Sign Co. bookkeeper and secretary, died Monday Oct. 11, 1999. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home; service 10:30 a.m. Thursday, First United Methodist Church. 
Survivors: husband, William; sons, Tim of Canton, Tom, Troy both of McPherson; daughter, Teresa Armstrong of Hays; brothers, Neal Reitzel of Mesa, Ariz., Melvin Reitzel of Durand, Mich.; ten grandchildren. Memorials have been established with First United Methodist Church and Hospice of Reno County.

Martin, Christina Jeanette , 1 year old, died Monday Oct. 11, 1999. Service 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Meridian Church of God in Christ, rural Hesston. 
Survivors: parents, Sylvan and Sherri Martin; sister, Kayla Martin of the home; grandparents, Luke and Darla Martin of Hesston, David and Carolyn Yost of Moundridge; great-grandparents, Floyd Yost of Moundridge, Jesse and Frances Schmidt of Montezuma. Moundridge Funeral Home.

Sutherland, Lee R ., 75, retired house painter, died Saturday Oct. 9, 1999. Service 2 p.m. Thursday, Weakley Cemetery, rural New Albany(Kan.) 
Survivors: sons, Mike, Jeff both of Mulvane; daughters, Stephanie Rasmussen of Anaconda, Mont., Cindy Porter, Tammy Sutherland both of Pueblo, Colo.; 14 grandchildren. Timmons Funeral Home.

Faulkner, Helen E ., 75, retired registered nurse, died Thursday Oct. 7, 1999. Service 10 a.m. today, Midland U.C.C. Church, Sterling. 
Survivors: sons, Steve of Mount Hope, David of Wichita; brother, Victor Stange of Sterling; sister, Dorothy Wilson of Nickerson; four grandchildren; one great-granddaughter. Memorials have been established with United Methodist Youthville, Hospice of Reno County, and Midland U.C.C Church. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home.

Coon-Simpson, Agile, 88, homemaker, died Monday Oct. 11, 1999. Service 10:30 a.m. Thursday, United Methodist Church, Milton(Kan.). 
Survivors: sons, Alan of Milton, Ronald of Duncan, Okla.; daughters, Glenda Burkett of Milton, Shirley Czuchna of Parker, Colo.; stepsons, Thomas Simpson of Boulder, Colo., David Simpson of Albert Lea, Minn., Jon Simpson of Marshall, Minn.; brother, Sylvan Mardock of Wichita; sister, Vida Coffin of Newburg, Ore.; ten grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with United Methodist Church. Ebersole Mortuary. 

Beal, James W. Jr ., 61 died Sunday Oct. 10, 1999. Service 1 p.m. Thursday, Resurrection Catholic Cemetery and Chapel, Lenexa. 
Survivors: wife, Jean; sons, Rick of Wichita, Ron of Lenexa; daughters, Carol Dickens of Overland Park, Coni Fries of Overland Park, Cris Beal of Stanford, Calif.; mother, Blanche of Sedgwick; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Memorial has been established with Kansas City Hospice. W. L. Frye & Son Mortuary.

Overby, Lorna E., 82, retired landscaping business owner and operator, died Friday Oct. 8, 1999. Service 10 a.m. today, McCune Cemetery. 
Survivors: one grandson; one great-grandson; one great-granddaughter. Memorial has been established with American Cancer Society. Carson-Wall Funeral Home.

Foth, Elsie Anna , 83, homemaker, died Sunday Oct. 10, 1999. Visitation 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. today, Baker Funeral Home; service 10 a.m. Wednesday, Peabody Christian Church. 
Survivors: son, Jerry of Peabody; daughter, Shirley Windsor of Peabody; brother, Willard Schmidt of Newton; sisters, Rose Friesen of Newton, Malinda Janzen of Hesston, Viola Tilson of Anaheim, Calif.; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Peabody Christian Church.

Heatherington, Gerald D. "Jerry," 63, Heatherington Liquor Store owner and operator, died Sunday Oct. 10, 1999. Service 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Broadway Mortuary. 
Survivors: wife, Marjorie; father, Virgil of Chanute; sons, J.D., Bobby, Stuart, Steven all of Wichita, Scott of Andover; daughter, Tina Brady of Wichita; half-brother, Danny of Haysville; sisters, Glodine Clements of Chanute, Judy Lourice of Neb.; 15 grandchildren.

Atkisson, Virginia I ., 75, homemaker, died Sunday Oct. 10, 1999. Visitation 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Carlson-Becker Funeral Home; service 10:30 a.m. Thursday, First United Presbyterian Church. 
Survivors: son, James of St Augustine, Fla.; daughter, Sharon of Salina; brothers, Ralph Vertner of Emporia, Paul Vertner of Littleton, Colo.; sister, Maxine Boyer of Overland Park. Memorial has been established with Soloman Yoked Parish and Soloman Public Library.

Spires, James Wyatt , 2 days old, died Saturday Oct. 9, 1999. Service has been held. 
Survivors: parents, Shane and Amy Spires of Towanda; grandparents, Gary and Diana Spires of Towanda, Tom and Valerie Matlock of Rosehill, Va.; great-grandmother, Betty Austin of Towanda, Imogene Matlock of Rosehill, Va., Margaret Spires of Eureka; great-great-grandmother, Mary Olson of Eureka, Virgie Matlock of La. Memorial has been established with Wesley Medical Center. Carlson Funeral Home.

Alley Elsie Marie , 95, retired nurse, died Sunday Oct. 10, 1999. Service 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Campbell Funeral Home. 
Survivors: sister, Erma Stoltz of Yates Center. Memorials have been established with First United Methodist Church and Meals On Wheels.

Dixon, Carl Lee, 69, retired Navy Veteran, died Monday Oct. 11, 1999. Service 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Campbell Funeral Home. 
Survivor: mother, Katherine of Yates Center; wife, Marlene; sons, Wayne of Tulsa, Darrell of Bisbee, Ariz., Greg of Broken Arrow, Okla., Eric of Tulsa; brother, Larry of Hot Springs, Ark.; sister, Peggy Ferree of Yates Center; eight grandchildren.


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