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Ashpole, Ava L. "Sue," 86, homemaker and retired U.S.D. 254 kitchen aide, died Saturday, April 22, 2000. Visitation with family 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Hillside Funeral Home East; service 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Old Mission Cemetery. 
Survivors: sons, Raymond of Wichita, Gary of Valley Center; daughters, Joan Cook of Enid, Okla., Janice Larson-Ashpole of Sterling, Alaska; sisters, Amy Farrell of Wichita, Georgia Langley of Bellville, Ohio; 18 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Hospice Care of Kansas.

Chamness, Eva Elizabeth, 91, died Saturday, April 22, 2000. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Peace Lutheran Church, Andover. 
Survivors: stepdaughters, Betty Jo Hayes of Mount Vernon, Ill., Shirley Chamness of Kirkland, Wash.; brother, Harry Young of Andover; seven stepgrandchildren; six stepgreat-grandchildren; one stepgreat-great-grandchild. Memorial has been established with Peace Lutheran Church, Andover. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East.

Mall, Marie Anna, 105, died Thursday, April 20, 2000. Service 1 p.m. Tuesday, Christ Lutheran Church, Wichita.
Mrs. Mall was born March 7, 1895 in Pocahontas, Mo. Marie was the daughter of Rev. Henry Kumpf and his wife, Elizabeth. She followed her parents to many states where her father was called to congregations. Her father taught Parochial School besides preaching. When Marie was old enough, she began to help her father with teaching. At age 21, Marie married Rev. Oswald E.G. Mall. They served St. James Lutheran Church in Mason City, Iowa, for 33 years, and St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Warren, Ill., for 13 years. Marie served as organist and choir director for most of this time. After retirement in 1961 Marie and her husband moved to Wichita.

Mrs. Mall was preceded in death by, her parents; her husband; sister, Lydia; brothers, Rev. Paul, Rev. Ernst, Rev. Henry, Rev. Fred, and Rev. Christian Kumpf; and son, Rev. Carlton H. Mall. 
Survivors: son, Oswald "Ozzie" of Wichita; eight grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Christ Lutheran Church, Wichita. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East.

McNicol, Velma, 84, of San Antonio, Texas, formerly of Wichita and Arkansas City, died Friday, April 21, 2000. No local service. 
Survivors: sons, Don of San Antonio, Douglas of Glen Mills, Pa.; one granddaughter. Porter Loring Mortuary North, San Antonio.

Morgan, Dorothy L. "Polly," 68, homemaker, died Saturday, April 22, 2000. Service 11 a.m. Tuesday, Lakeview Funeral Home. 
Survivors: sons, Floyd Mendenhall, Timothy Mendenhall, Robert Mendenhall, daughters, Bonnie Abbey, Billie Wallis, Bridget Mendenhall, Brenda Tieking, all of Wichita; brothers, Art Sublett of Wichita, Robert Sublett of Perkins, Okla.; 22 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Hospice Inc.

Putnam, George W., 76, of Pottsboro, Texas, formerly of Wichita, retired Federal Aviation Administration weather bureau employee, died Sunday, April 23, 2000. Service 10 a.m. Wednesday, Resthaven Gardens of Memory. 
Survivors: wife, Thelma; son and daughter-in-law, Chris Allen and Karen M. of Wichita; sister, Barbara Y. Gladman of Dodge City; granddaughter, Sara Marie, grandson, David Allen, both of Wichita. The family suggests memorials to Sedgwick County Zoo and Ronald McDonald House, Accent on Kids. Resthaven Mortuary.

Turner, Dorothy, 72, died Thursday, April 20, 2000. A graveside service will be held in Kingfisher, Okla.
Dorothy Hauser was born on July, 22, 1927 to Emil and Pauline Hauser. She attended schools in Hitchcok and O'Keene, Okla., graduating from O'Keene High School in 1945.
In 1946, she and Paul Turner were united in marriage and to this union three sons were born.
Mrs. Turner was preceded in death by her parents and a son. 
Survivors: husband, Paul; sons, Rod, Brad, both of Wichita; sisters, Lucille Roy of Wichita, Marjorie Ogle of Kingfisher, Okla.; four grandchildren; four nephews and nieces. Memorial has been established with Aldersgate United Methodist Church. McCaleb Funeral Home, Weslaco, Texas.

Brown, Mary Ellen, 82, died Saturday, April 22, 2000. Visitation with family 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, service 1 p.m. Wednesday, both at Resthaven Mortuary, Wichita.
Mrs. Brown was a lifelong homemaker except for the seven years that she and her husband owned the Pancake House Restaurant in Junction City. She was a member of Riverlawn Christian Church and a past member of Happy Day HDU, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and Order of Eastern Star.
Preceded in death by husband of 45 years, Franklin A. Brown. 
Survivors: son, Richard F. of Belle Plaine, Stanley A. of Wichita; daughter, Barbara A. Patterson of Overland Park; stepmother, Inez Boyersmith of Hutchinson; brother, Joe H. Boyersmith of Portland, Ore.; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with American Diabetes Association.

Combs, Dona M., 69, retired Beech Aircraft Corp. engineering clerk, died Saturday, April 22, 2000. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Lakeview Funeral Home, Wichita. 
Survivors: husband, William J.; son, William A. of Hugo, Colo.; daughter, Deborah Jones of Andover; sister, Phyllis Arnold of Washington State; grandchildren, Rebecca L. Arena of Andover, Jeremy William Combs, Jessica D. Phillips, Jaye K. Combs, all of Hugo; great-grandson, Ethan Thomas Phillips of Hugo. Memorial has been established with Hospice Inc.

Oliver, Charles R., 65, retired truck driver, died Sunday, April 23, 2000. Service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Church of Christ. 
Survivors: wife, Betty; mother, Fanny of Cedar Vale; brother, Jerry of Derby; sisters, Lois Rutter of Cedar Vale, Marge Epperson of Phoenix. Memorials have been established with Hospice Inc. and Maude Carpenter Children's Home, Wichita. Wheeler Funeral Home.

Gillespie, James R., 53, former Jim's Well Service owner-operator, died Saturday, April 22, 2000. Visitation with family 5 to 7 p.m. today, Sillin Funeral Home, Lyons; service 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, First Southern Baptist Church, Chase. 
Survivors: wife, Grace; sons, Cameron, James, both of Chase; daughters, Melissa Bethea of Irmo, S.C., Ceneil Ray of Chase; brothers, Robert of Raytown, Mo., William of Kansas City, Mo., Curtis of Chase, Robert Cox of Sacramento, Calif., Randy Cox; sisters, Georgia Fagan of Sacramento, Helen Templeton of Carson City, Nev., Goldie Gates, Betty Gillespie, both of Chase, Ottavia Ludwick of Sterling, Mary Tryhan of Kansas City, Mo.; 13 grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Chase First Southern Baptist Church Youth Group.

Wright, Sara Ann, 55, of Kingston, Okla., homemaker and secretary, died Wednesday, April 19, 2000. Service 2 p.m. today, Crown Hill Cemetery. 
Survivors: husband, Harold; son, Chad Weatherbee, daughter, Charlann Forguson, both of Kingston; stepdaughter, Angie Newman of Durant, Okla.; mother, Maxine Smith of Coldwater; six grandchildren. Hatfield-Prusa Funeral Home.

Genteman, Tolitha Virginia Lee, 73, homemaker, died Saturday, April 22, 2000. Service 10 a.m. Tuesday, Ebersole Mortuary. 
Survivors: sons, Randy, Danny, both of Wichita; daughters, Brenda Adcock of Wichita, Debra Brown of Lenexa, Beverly Gray of Renton, Wash., Dorsey Carter, Lylla Rausch, Gala Mies, all of Conway Springs; 19 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Kansas Lung Association.

Sontag, William M. Sr. "Bill," 93, lifetime Midwestern Stainless Steel Coolware Co. franchise owner and cattle rancher, died Saturday, April 22, 2000. Service 10 a.m. Tuesday, First Presbyterian Church.
Mr. Sontag was born on March 9, 1907, on a farm outside of Latham to Louis S. and Theodosia M. (Thompson) Sontag. As a child, Mr. Sontag attended a one room schoolhouse in Latham. He graduated from Pittsburg State Teachers College. Mr. Sontag was a master sergeant in the Army during World War II, serving four years in China and India.
Preceded in death: brother, Oliver Sontag; sisters, Hazel Baldwin, Louise Doxsee, Ida Faye Sontag. 
Survivors: sons, David of Wichita, William Jr. of Derby; daughters, Greta of Cripple Creek, Colo., Stephanie Haney, Theresa, both of Derby, Charlotte Strouse of Dallas; nine grandchildren. Memorial has been established with First Presbyterian Church. Smith Mortuary.

Sandoval, Richard Pete, 69, cleaning business owner-operator, died Friday, April 21, 2000. Vigil 7 p.m. today, Swaim Funeral Home; service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. 
Survivors: wife,Rosie; sons, Chris of Knoxville, Tenn., Todd of Overland Park; daughter, Roberta Ney of Hanston; four grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Valley Hope Association.

Siler, Robert J., 79, retired Boeing Wichita employee, died Wednesday, April 19, 2000. Visitation 1 to 7 p.m. today, Dunsford Funeral Home, Augusta; service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, First Christian Church, Douglass; burial at Elmwood Cemetery, Chanute.
Preceded in death by wife, Pauline, in 1992. 
Survivors: son, Chris of Douglass; grandsons, John, Matt, granddaughter, Beth, all of Augusta. Memorial has been established with Hospice Inc.

Bailey, Floyd "Jim," 77, died Saturday, April 22, 2000. Vigil 7 p.m. Wednesday, Bryant_Christians Funeral Home; service 10 a.m. Thursday, St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. 
Survivors: wife, Christine; brothers, Arthur of Great Bend, George of Mundelien, Ill., Beverly of Lodi, Calif., Jerry of Dodge City; sisters, Letha Barker of Hutchinson, Lois McMullin of Liberal, Norma Jean Burk of New Iberia, La. Memorial has been established with St. Rose School Endowment Fund.

Koch, Doris E., 82, died Saturday, April 22, 2000. Service 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Central Baptist Church. 
Survivors: husband, Leonard; son, E. Ray of Steamboat Springs, Colo.; daughter, Betty Immenschuh of Whitehall, Ohio; four grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Central Baptist Church. Bryant-Christians Funeral Home.

Siegrist, Cassie L., 88, retired independent oil operator, died Saturday, April 22, 2000. Memorial service 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Elliott Mortuary. 
Survivors: nephews, Richard C. Putnam of Searcy, Ark., Ronald E. Putnam of Longmont, Colo., Ramon S. Putnam of Woodbury, N.J. Memorial has been established with American Heart Association.

Siemens, Marie, 93, former Buhler Sunshine Home cook, died Saturday, April 22, 2000. Visitation with family 6 to 8 p.m. today, Buhler (Kan.) Mortuary. Services Tuesday: 2 p.m., Hebron Cemetery, rural Buhler; 3 p.m., Hebron Mennonite Church, Buhler. 
Survivors: husband, Alvin; daughters, Marilyn Krehbiel of Pretty Prairie, Vernabelle Stayrook of Silver Springs, Md., Betsy Buller of Hutchinson; brothers, Jacob Friesen of Inman, Abe Friesen of Buhler; sisters, Hulda Prieb, Katherine Penner, both of Inman; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Pleasant View Estates.

Clark, George C., 67, retired Kingman postmaster, former G&G Grocery Store and Clark's AG Grocery Store owner-operator, died Saturday, April 22, 2000. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Kingman United Methodist Church. 
Survivors: wife, Gail; sons, David of Waldorf, Md., Calvin of Kingman; sister, Vada Mae Burch of Wichita; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Memorials have been established with Wichita First Church of the Nazarene and Kingman Library. Livingston Funeral Home.

Wright, Harold L., 88, formerly of Hutchinson, retired City of Wichita housing inspector, died Saturday, April 22, 2000. Rosary 7 p.m. today, Sillin Funeral Home, Lyons; service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Little River. 
Survivors: sons, Jim of Hutchinson, Bruce, Steve, both of Wichita, Randall of Lake Lotawana, Mo.; daughter, Carolyn of Little River; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with American Heart Association.

Tedder, Muriel Patricia, 67, U.S.D. 452 school bus driver, former volunteer fireman and SRS state statistical reporting office employee, died Saturday, April 22, 2000. Service 4 p.m. Tuesday, United Methodist Church. 
Survivors: husband, George; sons, George of Syracuse, Jerry of Manter; mother, Mildred Walker of Manter; brother, "Bud" Walker of Oklahoma City; sisters, Ellen Walcher of Woodward, Okla., "Beth" Devers of Booker, Texas, Linda Donati of Stratford, N.J.; three grandchildren; one stepgrandchild. Memorial has been established with Josephine Goodboo Watson Scholarship Fund. Garnand Funeral Home, Johnson.

Gofourth, William C. "Bill," 79, retired Kansas Army Ammunition Plant general line superintendent, died Friday, April 21, 2000. Visitation with family 7 to 8 p.m. today, Carson-Wall Funeral Home; service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Four Square Church. 
Survivors: wife, Lora May; sons, Dan Whitson of Warsaw, Mo., Gary Whitson, Nathan Forkner, both of Parsons, Stephen Forkner of Van Buren, Ark., Shawn Gofourth of Joplin, Mo.; daughters, Sheryl Haigh of Lindsborg, Debbie Gullett, Robin Harnar, both of Carl Junction, Mo., Melvetta Sevart, Andrea Christensen, both of Parsons; brothers, Glenn, Chester, Delbert, all of Parsons, Don of Oregon, Ron of Alabama, Jack of Missouri, Fred of Michigan, Jerry of Florida; sisters, Vida Sorrell of McCune, Sharon Gonzales of Missouri; 23 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with American Heart Association.

Willey, Cyril G., 62, retired Parsons State Hospital & Training Center security department employee, former Parsons chief of police, died Friday, April 21, 2000. Visitation with family 7 to 8 p.m. today, service 1 p.m. Tuesday, both at Carson-Wall Funeral Home. 
Survivors: wife, Wanda; sons, Chris, Carl, both of Pittsburg; daughter, Mary Burris, brother, Jerry, both of Parsons; four grandchildren. Memorials have been established with Parsons Youth Crisis Shelter and American Diabetes Association.

Wills, Ray W., 83, retired M-K-T Railway boilermaker-welder, died Saturday, April 22, 2000. Service 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Carson-Wall Funeral Home. 
Survivors: wife, Thelma; daughters, Betty of the home, Pam Burnett of Parsons; three grandchildren. Memorial has been established with First Christian Church.

Haggard, Laura F., 88, homemaker, died Saturday, April 22, 2000. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Frank Funeral Home. 
Survivors: husband, Rex; daughters, Wylma Graves of Andover, Linda Boyzuck of Colwich; brother, Charles Gornelsen of Wellington; sisters, Wilma Fender of Walnut Ridge, Ark., Mary Lois Gallagher of Konawa, Okla., Mildred Forrer of Ulysses; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Hospice Inc.

Lamb, Leona P., 92, homemaker, died Friday, April 21, 2000. Service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Frank Funeral Home. 
Survivors: sons, Louis of Wichita, Larry of Nebraska; daughters, Rose Simmons of Tulsa, Olive Lebeda of Renfro, Okla., Carolyn of Bartlesville, Okla.; 14 grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Alzheimer's Association.

Bayouth, Ferris, 81, retired businessman, died Tuesday, April 25, 2000. Trisagion and service 12 p.m. today, St. George Orthodox Christian Cathedral. 
Survivors: brothers, George, James, Mel, Dave all of Wichita; sisters, Dollie Wimmer of San Diego, Mabel Budgett of Los Angeles, Mary Ann Keifer of Tucson, Woody Leavell of Wichita. Memorial has been established with St. George Orthodox Christian Cathedral. Culbertson-Smith Mortuary.

Calkins, Orville Oscar, 87, retired tool and die maker and grain inspector, died Wednesday, April 26, 2000. Service 3:30 p.m. Friday, Resthaven Mortuary. 
Survivors: wife, Meredythe; sons, Clinton of Hastings, Neb., Gary, Gale both of Wichita; daughters, Phyllis Dodge of Santa Ana, Calif., Sandra Mullin of Wichita; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Alzheimer's Association. 

Chapman, Margaret L. (Jonas), 94, retired Buck's Inc. executive secretary, died Monday, April 24, 2000. Rosary 7 p.m. Thursday, Downing & Lahey Mortuary East; service 9:30 a.m. Friday, Catholic Care Center. 
Survivors: sons and daughters-in-law, Jerome and Sally Jonas, John and Beverly Jonas all of Wichita; ten grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation of Kansas.

Forrest, Hallie June, 83, homemaker, died Wednesday, April 26, 2000. Memorial service 3 p.m. Friday, Pleasant Valley Baptist Church. 
Survivors: husband, Glenn; sons, Paul of Wichita, John of Pasadena, Calif.; daughter, Mary Ann Ward of Smyrna, Ga.; sister, Mildred Morton of Redlands, Calif. Memorial has been established with Pleasant Valley Baptist Church. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family via www.cochranmortuary.com. Cochran Mortuary.

Huebner, Jack L., 69, of Houston, formerly of Wichita, retired Air Force lieutenant colonel and Texas Medical Center Thermal Energy Cooperative executive director, died April 8, 2000. Burial 1 p.m. Friday, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas; a memorial service has been held. 
Survivors: wife, Bobbie; son, Mitchell of Dallas; daughters, Tracy Stewart of Sulphur Springs, Texas, Janice Calvert of Plano, Texas; sisters, Mary Felts of Pueblo, Colo., Wilma Peters of South Haven, Bonnie Glenn of San Jose, Calif., Juanice Nixon of Wichita, Wanda Clifton of Inola, Okla.; six grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Friends University Scholarship Fund. Bellaire Southwest Funeral Home, Bellaire, Texas. 

Lathem, Helen R., 76, homemaker, died Tuesday, April 25, 2000. Visitation with family 6 to 7:30 p.m. today; rosary 7:30 p.m. today; service 1 p.m. Friday, all at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church. 
Survivors: son, Gary of Wichita; brothers, Bob Burns, Don Burns both of Wichita, Norman Burns of Canton, Ga.; sister, Margery Burns of Cincinnati. Memorial has been established with Hospice Inc. Resthaven Mortuary.

Marcic, Vickie S., 46, Boeing Wichita process analyst, died Monday, April 24, 2000. Service 1 p.m. Friday, Downing & Lahey Mortuary East; graveside service to follow at White Chapel Memorial Gardens. 
Survivors: husband, Richard; son, Brandon Snyder of Howard; daughter, Krystal Snyder of Wichita; mother, Helen Chapman; sister, Karen James both of Wichita. Memorial has been established with Hospice Inc.

McCool, Josephine, 84, retired registered nurse, died Tuesday, April 25, 2000. Memorial service pending. 
Survivors: husband, Stephen; sons, Patrick, Stan both of Lawrence; one grandchild. Memorial has been established with Gloria Dei Lutheran Church. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family via www.cochranmortuary.com. Cochran Mortuary.

Mount, Jimmy, 69, retired auto body shop assistant, died Tuesday, April 25, 2000. Service 2 p.m. Friday, Hillside Funeral Home West. 
Survivors: son, Art of Wichita; sisters, Lela Griffin of Wichita, Lavina Goedecke of Fort Worth.

Patterson, Bill, 75, Dolese Brothers maintenance employee, died Wednesday, April 26, 2000. Service 2 p.m. Friday, Lakeview Funeral Home. 
Survivors: wife, Marjorie; son, Ronald of Wakeeney; daughters, Connie Patterson of Wichita, Jennifer Krien of St. Francis; grandchildren, nephews and nieces. Memorial has been established with Salvation Army Bitty Basketball/ West Urban Baseball.

Plehal, Linda M., 53, homemaker, died Monday, April 24, 2000. Memorial service 11 a.m. Friday, Woodland United Methodist Church. 
Survivors: daughters, Charissa Johnson, Nicole Keeley both of Wichita; parents, Robert H. and Dorothy E, Jackson of Wichita; brother, Glenn R. Jackson of Udall; sisters, Mellissa Myers if Boise, Idaho, Marjorie Pritz of Manhattan, Janet Jackson of Wichita, Lorrie Levandowski of Tucson; grandchildren, Kailey Johnson, Hayden Johnson, Colton Keeley, Carson Keeley all of Wichita. Resthaven Mortuary.

Sterrett, Lloyd E., 81, retired Boeing Wichita aircraft engineer, died Tuesday, April 25, 2000. Service 10 a.m. Friday, Mount Vernon United Methodist Church.
Mr. Sterrett was preceded in death by his son, Lynn. 
Survivors: wife, A. Marie; sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Linda of Belle Plaine, Jim and Connie of Clearwater; daughter-in-law, LaVeta Sterrett of Wichita; grandchildren, Patrick Sterrett, Bradley Sterrett, Jenny Spaulding, Carey Sterrett, Tyler Sterrett, Megan Sterrett, Chad Sterrett; grandchild, Macy Spaulding. Memorial has been established with Ninnescah Manor, Clearwater. Culbertson-Smith Mortuary.

Zoglman, Josephine Marie (Ayres), 84, homemaker, died Wednesday, April 26, 2000. Rosaries 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. today; service 10:30 a.m. Friday, all at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Colwich. 
Survivors: sons, ElRoy of Garden Plain, Larry of Maize, Greg, Norm both of Wichita; daughters, Nadine Tiemeyer of Toronto, Sister Marie Zoglman of Derby, Ruth Ocker of Wichita; brothers, Raymond Ayres of Nickerson, Everett Ayres of Viola; sisters, Loretta Horsch of Andale, May Rose Patry of Colwich; 21 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Alzheimer's Association. Wulf-Ast Mortuary, Colwich.

Novak, Larry James, 54, Cessna Aircraft Co. machinist, died Tuesday, April 25, 2000. Rosary 6:30 p.m. today; service 10 a.m. Friday, both at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. 
Survivors: daughters and son-in-law, Kelley and Chuck Bird of Augusta, Kristy Miller of Andover; stepdaughter and spouse, Heather and Robert Johnson of Wichita; stepson, Scott Monnard of Norman, Okla.; mother, Beulah Novak of Wichita; brother, Ed of St. Paul, Minn.; grandchildren, Cody Bird, Laramie Bird both of Augusta, Alex Miller of Andover, Matthew Johnson of Wichita. Memorial has been established with Grandchildren Education Fund. Lakeview Funeral Home. 

Haynes, Ronald D. "Bub," 60, construction and tree trimming employee, died Monday, April 24, 2000. Service 1:30 p.m. today, First Baptist Church. 
Survivors: wife, Mary; son, Gilbert of Chanute; daughters, Pamela Haynes of Chouteau, Okla., Rhonda Newberry of Chanute; brothers, Byrle, William both of Chanute; sisters, Carlene Jordan, Janice Jones both of Chanute, Patricia McMurtray of Wichita; six grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Cherry Street Youth Center. Gibson-Koch-Friskel Chapel.

Clemensen, Betty L. (Wells), 71, retired Vallis-Wngroff Business Forms employee, died Tuesday, April 25, 2000. Service 11 a.m. Friday, Fairview Cemetery. 
Survivors: sons, Mike Lain, Steve Lain both of Cherryvale; daughter, Linda Newland of Wichita; stepdaughters, Mary Ann Kolb, Connie Hugo, Jackie Woods all of Independence; brother, Marion Wells of Chanute; five grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; one great-grandchild. Memorial has been established with Cherryvale United Methodist Church. Potts Chapel.

Toney, Arnita Cherokee "Turk," 85, former J.C. Penny employee and Coffeyville School District bus driver, died Monday, April 24, 2000. Service 11 a.m. Saturday, Ford-Wulf-Bruns Funeral Service. 
Survivors: son, Gary of Liberal, Mo.; daughters, Judy Roberts of Coffeyville, Joni Toney of Talala, Okla.; brother, Jack Knight of Cherryvale; sister, Helen Walling of Covina, Calif.; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association. 

Porter, Carol Alene, 91, retired teacher, died Tuesday, April 25, 2000. Service 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Viola (Kan.) Presbyterian Church. 
Survivors: sons, Walter of Wichita, Charles of Buhler; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Memorials have been established with Viola Presbyterian Church and Alzheimer's Association. Ebersole Mortuary.

Bowman, Neva O., 84, homemaker, died Monday, April 24, 2000. Visitation with family 7 to 8:30 p.m. today; service 2 p.m. Friday, both at Kendall Funeral Chapel. 
Survivors: daughters, Dorie Brensinger of Basehor, Gayla Oelkers of Wichita; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.

Fanello, Joseph, 81, retired Honeywell employee, died Wednesday, April 26, 2000. Rosary 7 p.m. Sunday; service 10 a.m. Monday, both at St. Mary's Catholic Church. 
Survivors: wife, Mary; sons, John, Alan both of Derby, Pat of Gilbert, Ariz.; brother, Louis of Athens, Ga.; nine grandchildren. Memorial has been established with St. Mary's Catholic Church Building Fund. Smith Mortuary.

Wagner, Gerald E., 80, retired Natural Gas Pipeline Co. of America area pipeline superintendent, died Tuesday, April 25, 2000. Rosary 7 p.m. today; service 10:30 a.m. Friday, both at Sacred Heart Cathedral. 
Survivors: wife, Berenice; sons, Tom of Boston, Michael of Dodge City; daughters, Mary Birket of McPherson, Anne Wagner of Rociada, N.M., Patricia Wagner of St. Louis; brothers, Ernest of Wichita, Raymond of Omaha; sister, Evelyn Wells of Phoenix; five grandchildren. Memorials have been established with Cathedral Building Campaign and Hospice of the Prairie. Burkhart Funeral Chapel. 

Conrade, Albert M., 70, retired Didde Corp. employee, died Tuesday, April 25, 2000. Visitation with family 7 to 8 p.m. today, Roberts-Blue-Barnett Funeral Home; service 2 p.m. Friday, Grace United Methodist Church. 
Survivors: wife, Alice; sons, Russell, Clayton, Floyd all of Emporia; brothers, Raphael, Edward both of Emporia, Aloysius of Rapid City, S.D., Edmund of Olpe; three grandchildren. Memorials have been established with Hand-In-Hand Hospice and Grace United Methodist Church. 

Kluth, James Edward, 54, cook, died Monday, April 24, 2000. No service. 
Survivors: sons, James Hensley of Wyo., Charles of Emporia; daughter, Larissa Splitstone of Wyo.; mother, Zella Gardner of Okla.; brothers, Henry of Okla., Robert Phillips of Texas; seven grandchildren. Carlson Funeral Home.

Salyer, Emil "Sally," 88, Wheat Lands Hotel and Conference Center owner and operator, died Wednesday, April 26, 2000. Service 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Presbyterian Church. 
Survivors: sons, Gary, Ray, Van all of Garden City; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Presbyterian Church and Garden City Community College. Price & Sons Funeral Home.

Harms, Esther, 79, homemaker, died Tuesday, April 25, 2000. Visitation with family 6 to 8 p.m. today, Hillsboro Memorial Chapel; service 2 p.m. Friday, Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church. 
Survivors: son, Jerry of Durango, Colo.; daughters, Linda Esau, Bev Harms both of Hillsboro; brother, Harold Wiebe of Hillsboro; two grandchildren. Memorial has been established with American Cancer Society.

Riedy, Lawrence F., 79, farmer, died Tuesday, April 25, 2000. Rosary 7:30 p.m. today, Carlson-Becker Funeral Home; funeral mass 10:30 a.m. Friday, St. Phillip's Catholic Church. 
Survivors: wife, Marguerite; sons, Mark of Hope, James of Washington, D.C.; daughters, Marian Riedy of Washington, D.C., Karen Riedy of McLean, Va., Ann Riedy of Andover; brothers, Edwin, Charles, Raymond all of Hope; sister, Mary Donnelly of Elmo; five grandchildren. Memorials have been established with Hope Community/Education Endowment Association and St. Phillip's Catholic Church.

Bourell, Kenneth L. "Kenny," 78, Bourell Draperies and Carpets owner and operator, died Wednesday, April 26, 2000. Service 11 a.m. Saturday, Memorial Park Cemetery. 
Survivors: wife, Joan; son, Timothy of Liberal; daughters, Linda Wedel of Gordonville, Texas, Lorilei Bourell of Colorado Springs; sisters, Helen Huffman of Jackson, Miss., Opal Mouser of Alice, Texas; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Crossroads Christian Church Benevolence Fund. Buhler Mortuary, Buhler.

Yingling, Donald, 57, Central Welding Machine welder, died Wednesday, April 26, 2000. Service 10 a.m. Friday, Johnson & Sons Funeral Home. 
Survivors: wife, Florence; sons, Randy, Steven, Robert all of Hutchinson; daughter, Debra Yingling of Hutchinson; mother, Thelma Yingling of Colby; brothers, Ronald, Richard, Victor all of Hutchinson, Chancey of Colby; sisters, Barbara Carlson, Connie Harvey both of Salina, Wanda Hicks of Colby; 11 grandchildren. Memorial has been established with American Heart Association.

Mehl, Gilbert E., 82, retired farmer, died Tuesday, April 25, 2000. Service 11 a.m. Friday, St. Peter's Lutheran Church. 
Survivors: sons, Gene of Hutchinson, Donald of Donna, Texas, Max of Woodward, Texas; daughters, Mary Mehl of Hutchinson, Betty Beagley of Sterling; sister, Clara Russell of Holyrood; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with St. Peter's Lutheran Church. Sillin Funeral Home.

Beck, Judy, 60, died Monday, April 17, 2000. Service 11 a.m. Saturday, Johnson & Sons Funeral Home. 
Survivors: husband, Maynard; sons, Rudy of Lacompton, Timothy of Lawrence. Memorial has been established with American Cancer Society.

Sherwood, Beulah May, 81, homemaker, died Tuesday, April 25, 2000. Service 2 p.m. Thursday, Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home. 
Survivors: husband, Edward; son, Stephen Smith of Silver Springs, Md. Memorial has been established with Central Homecare and Hospice of Newton.

Crandall, J. Ivan, 86, farmer and oil field employee and Pratt Tribune truck driver, died Monday, April 24, 2000. Service 11 a.m. Saturday, Coats (Kan.) Cemetery. 
Survivors: wife, Lois; daughter, Jolene Barnes of Pratt; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Friendship Manor of Pratt Auxiliary. Ayres-Calbeck Mortuary.

Miller, Verne, 88, retired farmer and former Miller Tree Farm owner, died Tuesday, April 25, 2000. Service 2 p.m. Friday, Plymell Union Church. 
Survivors: son, Francis of Hartsburg, Mo.; daughters, Verna Rundell of Syracuse, Fredys Wasson of Belpre; brothers, Earl of College Park, Md., Ralph of Upland, Calif.; sisters, Laura Quakenbush of Sublette, Mary Vail of Alexandria, Va.; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Plymell Union Church. Garnand Funeral Home, Garden City.

Wolfersperger, Helen Z., 83, homemaker, died Tuesday, April 25, 2000. Service 11 a.m. Friday, Towanda (Kan.) Cemetery. 
Survivors: husband, Ralph; daughter, Michelle Wolfersperger both of Towanda; brother, Bob Kistler of Fairfield, Iowa; sisters, Bertha Stoecker of Marion, Iowa, Margaret Fuller of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Mary Bryant of Des Moines. Memorial has been established with Union Rescue Mission of Wichita. Kirby-Morris Funeral Home.


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