Miscellaneous Sedgwick County, Kansas Obituaries

CEMSEARCH - OBITUARY CENTRAL - OBITUARY LINKS PAGE - SURNAME SEARCH UTILITY - GENLOOKUPS


Click HERE to also search the Kansas Obituary and Death Notice Archive
First Name:
Last Name:

Bruce, Matt, 42, warehouseman, died Sunday Oct. 31, 1999. Private family service. 
Survivors: companion, Mary Lowery; son, Erik of Wichita; mother, Carol of Wichita; stepfather, Lee Avery of Toronto; father and step-mother, Herbert and Paula Bruce of Wichita; brother, Douglas of Wichita; stepsister, Paulette Webb of Los Angeles. Cochran Mortuary. Condolences may be e-mailed through cochranmortuary.com.

Durbin, David Patrick, 44, Vanier Graphics printing press operator, died Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999. No service. 
Survivors: wife, Nancy; sons, Brian of Fontana, Calif., Garrett of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.; daughter, Elizabeth Durbin of Clarks Summit, Pa.; mother and father-in-law, Shirley and Donald Clark of Wichita; brothers, Ronald of Lake Elsinore, Calif., Donald of Hawaii, Michael of Alaska; sister, Marylyn Ray of Oregon, Wis. Memorial has been established with American Cancer Society. Smith Mortuary.

Graves, Earl T., 87, retired Wheeler-Kelly and Hagny Investment Co. vice president in charge of real estate; commercial, industrial and residential developer; real estate broker; commercial and industrial sales, and land developer, died Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999. Service 1 p.m. Monday, Cochran Mortuary.
Mr. Graves was a longtime member of First Presbyterian Church and serviced in the Navy during World War II. He was a former National Association of Home Builders national director, Spike Club of the National Association of Home Builders life member, Wichita Area Home Builders Association past president, Wichita Metropolitan Area Board of Realtors member, Wichita Traffic Commission former chairman, Metropolitan Area Planning Commission Zoning Advisory Committee former member and East Sedgwick County Sewer District advisory board member.
He was greatly involved in various industrial and residential developments for the Wheeler-Kelly-Hagny Investment Co.; among these were Midland Industrial Addition, Airport Industrial Addition, The Village, East Village, Woodlawn Village, Rockwood, Prairie Park and Brentwood as well as Tanglewood and North Village in Derby and Eden's Addition and Prairie Village in Clearwater. 
Survivors: wife, Helen; sister, Mary Caviness of Wichita. Memorials have been established with Hospice of Kansas and Wichita Presbyterian Manor Good Samaritan Fund. Condolences may be e-mailed through cochranmortuary.com.

Hahn, Sydney Bernice, 91, Women's Air Service veteran, commercial pilot-flight and ground instructor, Beech Aircraft Corp. and Boeing Wichita government inspector and Wichita City Library assistant librarian, died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 1999. No local service. 
Survivors: brother, Eugene of St. Joseph, Mo.; sisters, Pat Bergsten of Chesterfield, Mo., Virginia Griffin of Maize, Lois Leverton of Auburn, Calif. Chamberlain Funeral Home, Oregon, Mo.

Hess, Edward P., 81, retired Coleman Co. press operator, died Tuesday Nov. 2, 1999. Service 11 a.m. today, Grace Presbyterian Church. 
Survivors: sons, Gary, Gregory, both of Wichita; companion, Erma Kestler of Wichita; brothers, Oliver of Peabody, Daniel of Valley Center, Albert of Cassoday, Raymond of Monett, Mo., John of Wichita; sisters, Dorothy Johnson, Esther Stucky, both of Peabody; two grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Grace Presbyterian Church and Hospice. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East.

Hesse, Jean Louise, 77, homemaker, died Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999. Rosary 7 p.m. Sunday, service 10 a.m. Monday, both at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.
Mrs. Hesse graduated from Wichita State University in 1945 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She has been a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, D.A.R. and The Agatharian Club. 
Survivors: husband, J. Francis; sons, Steve, Tom, Tim, Jeff, Joel, Mike, Matt, Chris, Karl, all of Wichita; daughters, Paula Hlobik of Eagle, Idaho, Suzanne McHenry of Derby, Anne Warner of San Jose, Calif., Carolyn Hesse of Wichita; brother, John Kimel of Riviera, Ariz.; 39 grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorial has been established with Catholic Care Center and Wichita Children's Home. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East.

Schofer, Nathan, of Maryland, formerly of Wichita, died Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999. No local service. 
Survivors: daughters, Sylvia Ambaruch of Washington, D.C., Phyllis Silverman of Richmond, Va.; brother, Maurice, sisters Lillian Greenwald, Ann Chayt, Edith Sussman, all of Baltimore; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorial has been established with Congregation Ahavath Achim, Wichita. Sol Levinson & Bros. Funeral Directors, Pikesville, Md.

Sweetland, Melvin E., 66, Union Movie Projectionist, died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 1999. Service 10 a.m. today, Hillside Funeral Home East; graveside service 1 p.m., Newkirk (Okla.) Cemetery. 
Survivors: wife, Illa; daughters, Jodie Raye Simpson, stepson, David Winters, stepdaughter, Diane Williams, all of Wichita; brothers, Bob of Independence, Mo., Carl of Huntsville, Ala.; three grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; one stepgreat-grandchild. Memorial has been established with American Cancer Society.

Whitworth, Bradley Paul, 33, retail salesman, died Friday, Nov. 5, 1999. Visitation after noon Sunday; service 10 a.m. Monday, Memorial Park Cemetery, Chanute. 
Survivors: mother, Sue DeSilva, stepfather, Manny DeSilva, both of Wichita; one brother; two sisters. Johnson Mortuary.

Wiles, Marie Elaine, 51, Boeing Wichita inspector, died Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999. Service 3 p.m. Monday, Resthaven Mortuary. 
Survivors: sons, Kenneth of Wichita, Bill of Arcadia, Okla., Michael of Scottsdale, Ariz.; daughter, Carin Crumrine of Tacoma, Wash.; mother, Stella Howland of Haysville; brother, Leslie Howland of Derby; seven grandchildren.

Sloan, Elizabeth B., 94, former Elk Valley School District #108 teacher and missionary to New Mexico, Arizona and Mexico, died Friday, Nov. 5, 1999. Visitation at Danner Funeral Home, services 1:30 p.m., Danner Funeral Home, 3:15 p.m. Gypsum (Kan.) Cemetery. 
Survivors: nieces, Barbara Carter of Greenwood, Edith Carter of Laguna Hills, Calif., Charlotte Roberts of Collinsville, Okla.

Judd, Kenneth H., 79, formerly of Wellington and Emporia, Special Services Force veteran, former Helena High School vocal music teacher, former Robinson Middle School and East High School teacher, retired Arkansas City High School and Junior High School teacher and Cowley County Community College vocal music teacher, died Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999. Service 2 p.m. Monday, First Presbyterian Church. 
Survivors: wife, Jane; sons, Doug, Jeff, both of Arkansas City, Mike of Broken Arrow, Okla.; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Memorials have been established with Kenneth Judd Memorial Music Scholarship at Cowley County Community College and Hospice. Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home.

Leiker, Angelus Frank, 80, Marine veteran and retired Ness City Motor Co. automotive parts manager, died Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. today, Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Ness City; mass 10:30 a.m. today, Sacred Heart Church, Ness City. 
Survivors: wife, Catherine; son, Gerald of Wichita; daughters, Janice Yarbrough of El Dorado, Sandra Hahn of Ft. Collins, Colo.; brothers, Alban, Elmer, both of Topeka; six grandchildren. Memorial has been established with American Cancer Society.

Hovorka, Wilma D., 59, homemaker and certified seed wheat farmer, died Friday, Nov. 5, 1999. Visitation 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday; service 10 a.m. Monday at Central Christian Church. 
Survivors: husband, Leroy; son, Wesley of the home; daughters, Jennifer Brown of Caldwell; mother, Wilma Jelinek of Anthony; sisters, Clara Volavka of Yukon, Okla., Rose Marie Miller of Castleton, Donna Mae McKee of Anthony.

Frischenmeyer, Mary E. (Cooke), 77, retired Twin Oaks Health Care (Yates Center) cook and former Clearwater Schools cook, died Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999. Visitation 2 to 8 p.m. today, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday and 9 to 11 a.m., all at Webb Mortuary; service 2 p.m. Monday, Clearwater United Methodist Church. 
Survivors: sons, Tony of Wichita, Steve of Highlands, Texas, Carl of Hutchinson, Michael of Tennessee Colony, Texas, Ron, Bob, Jim, Roger, all of Clearwater; daughters, Rosalie Bressler of Bothell, Wash., Theresa Huff of Wellington, Maureen Kile of Clearwater, Betty Callaway, Trude Davis, both of Wichita; 30 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren. Memorials have been established with Clearwater (Kan.) Public Library and Toronto (Kan.) Public Library.

Glenn, Sheldon E., 74, Army veteran, retired Funk Manufacturing (John Deere) inspector and machinist. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. today, Ford-Wulf-Bruns Edgewood Chapel; service 11 a.m. today, Fairview Cemetery; friends should gather at the gravesite prior to service time. 
Survivors: wife, Faye; son, Brian of Coffeyville; daughters, Elaine Hampton of Yantis, Texas, Casey Testerman of Coffeyville, Kerie Harris of Broken Arrow, Okla.; brother, Eldon of San Pablo, Calif.; sister, Ada Hall of Ft. Scott; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with American Heart Association.

Cox, Herman Lee, 79, retired H.L. Cox General Contractor owner, died Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999. Service 10 a.m. Monday, Smith Mortuary.
Mr. Cox served as an Army sergeant during World War II. He was honored to receive the Overseas Service Bar, Service Strip, American Defense Service Medal, American Theater Campaign Medal, EAME Campaign Medal with one bronze star, a Good Conduct Medal and a Victory Ribbon.
He attended Wichita Seventh-Day Adventist Church and was a member of Albert Pike Lodge #303, Scottish Rite Consistory, Derby O.E.S., Derby VFW Post #7253, Midian Shrine Temple (former head of the Camel Herders and past chairman of the Tiler's). 
Survivors: wife, Marcella; son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Betty (Urban) Cox of Pasedena, Calif.; daughters and sons-in-law, Marilyn and Larry Kennedy of Oklahoma City, Patricia and Brian Knott of Derby; daughter, Joyce Weisiger of Los Angeles; brothers, Calvin of Lone Star, Texas, Tom of Valliant, Okla.; sisters, Audell Odom of Fayetteville, Ark., Iola Weatheread of Mabank, Texas, Faye Hathcock of Terrell, Texas; grandchildren, Shaun Kennedy, Zahra Knott, Alex Cox; great-grandson, Harrison Kennedy. Memorials have been established with Shriners' Hospital for Crippled Children and Shriners' Plane of Mercy.

Kozushko, Kumiko "Judy," 71, homemaker, died Tuesday Nov. 2, 1999. Service 11 a.m. today, Lakeview Funeral Home. 
Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Craig Gordainer of Derby; sisters, Fumie Mitsuyasu, Kiyoko Mirokuin, both of Fukuoka, Japan; granddaughters, Becky Baker, Jennifer Kozushko, both of Derby. Memorial has been established with Arthritis Foundation.

Sullivan, Novice "Sully," 82, Garden City Police Department police captain, died Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999. Visitation 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Garnand Funeral Home; service 10:30 a.m. Monday, First United Methodist Church. 
Survivors: sons, Gary of Rio Rancho, N.M., Gale of Lewisville, Texas, Greg of Garden City; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.

Martin, Jerry L., 58, general laborer in agriculture, died Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999. Memorial service 2 p.m. Sunday, Johnson & Sons Funeral Home. 
Survivors: wife, Susan; sons, Gerald Jr. of Garden City, James of Hutchinson; daughters, Cindy Miller of Salina, Lori Anne Strong of Hutchinson, Kelly Martin of the home; stepdaughters, Pamela Scagg of Butler, Mo., Patricia Ann Johnson of Tacoma, Wash., Cheryl Johnson of Kan.; brother, Lyle of Fort Worth; sister, Glenda Martin of Hutchinson; 15 grandchildren. Memorials have been established with American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association.

VanKirk, Daniel J. "Danny," 20, died Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999. Service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, First United Methodist Church. 
Survivors: parents, Clifford and Nancy VanKirk of Independence; brother, Gary of Dallas; maternal grandparents, Frances and Warren Apgar of Independence. Memorial has been established with Habitat for Humanity. Potts Chapel.

Pickle, Maggie, 81, of Coyle, Okla., formerly of Indianola, died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 1999. Service 2 p.m. today, Choate Prairie Baptist Church. 
Survivors: sons, James Jr. of Wichita, Charles of Coyle, Okla.; daughters, Janelle Pfeifer of Valley Center, Joyce Stepp of Edgewood, N.M.; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Mills Funeral Home, McAlester.

Green, Mark W., 88, Army Air Corps veteran, retired Green's Appliance and Green's Service Co. owner-operator, died Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999. Service 2 p.m. today, The Cedars Chapel. 
Survivors: brother, Frank of Evanston, Ill.; sisters, Faith Smiley of Vacaville, Calif., Helen Ahern of N. Canaan, Conn., Grace Watterson Landis of Santa Fe, N.M. Memorials have been established with YMCA Camp Wood Scholarship Fund and The Cedars. Stockham Family Funeral Home.

Harris, Viola L. (Dewey), 89, homemaker, died Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999. Service 2 p.m. Monday, Longton (Kan.) Cemetery. 
Survivor: brother, Leonard Dewey of Independence. Memorial has been established with Moline United Methodist Church. Zimmerman Funeral Home, Howard.

Rigby, Rebecca S., 77, retired nurse, died Friday, Nov. 5, 1999. Service 1 p.m. Monday, Kidron-Bethel Village Chapel. 
Survivors: sons, James, Joseph, Wayne; daughters, Pat Rigby, Ethel Sullivan; brothers, Abe Nickel, Bennet Nickel, Willie Nickel; sister, Rachel Enns; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Memorials have been established with Kidron Bethel Healthcare Equipment Fund and Salvation Army. Petersens' Funeral Home.

Janssen, Carol J., 75, formerly of Dennis, former A & W Restaurant, Broderick Co., Fred Ronald Manufacturing, National Labs and J & F Bargain Center employee, died Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999. Visitation 7 to 8 p.m. (with family present) Sunday; service 10 a.m. Monday, Carson-Wall Funeral Home. 
Survivors: husband, Bing; sons, James of Kansas City, Allen of Waterford, Wis., Gary of Parsons, Eldon of Austin, Texas; daughters, Gloria Monroe of Tucson, Betty Shadley of Parsons; brother, Donald Ginn of Parsons; sisters, Olive Olsen of Wyoming, Mich., Nona Wintersteen of Indianapolis, Neva Kelly of Tucson; 18 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson. Memorial has been established with American Diabetes Association.

Warren, Patty , 46, former Peoples National Bank (Liberal) teller and Landmark Rental Tool Co. secretary, died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 1999. Visitation 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Miller Mortuary; further visitation 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sunday and 8 to 10 a.m. Monday, mass 10 a.m. Monday, all at Alphonsus Catholic Church. 
Survivors: husband, John; son, Jon Armstrong of Liberal; daughters, Michelle Armstrong of Liberal, Janet Cisneros of Albuquerque, Sandra Warren of Hobbs, N.M.; parents, Encarnacion and Rita Maturey of Satanta; brothers, Junior Maturey, Steve Maturey, both of Satanta, Mingo Maturey of Liberal; sisters, Chris Davis of Waldron, Ark., Josephina Silva of Satanta; seven grandchildren.

Slattery, Isabel M., 85, homemaker, died Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999. Vigil 7 p.m. Sunday, service 10:30 a.m. Monday, both at St. John's Catholic Church. 
Survivors: husband, Daniel of Dodge City; sons, Bob, Stanley, both of Wright, Les of Tribune; sisters, Angela Weers, Cecilia Hall, both of Larned; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Memorials have been established with Arthritis Foundation and Manor of the Plains. Burkhart Funeral Chapel.

Dunn, Russell G., 88, farmer and stockman, died Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999. Service 10:30 a.m. Monday, Trinity United Church of Christ, Hudson. 
Survivors: wife, Gladys; sons, Don of Ulysses, Leon of St. John; daughter, Leah Hill of Wichita; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Minnis Chapel.

Findley, Mary A., 94, formerly of West Mineral, former Boeing Wichita employee and retired William Newton Memorial Hospital nurse aide. Rosary 7 p.m. Sunday at Swisher-Taylor-Morris Funeral Home; mass 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Name Catholic Church. 
Survivors: son, John of Winfield; brother, John Bergant of Medicineville, Ky.; three granddaughters; five great-grandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren.

Buetow, Herbert W., 89, retired Boeing Wichita tool and die maker, died Saturday Nov. 6, 1999. Visitation 2:30 to 8 p.m. today, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday; service 2 p.m. Tuesday, all at Hillside Funeral Home East. 
Survivors: wife, Dorothy; sons, Harland of Clovis, N.M., William of Wichita; daughters, Linda Bredengerd of Wichita, Connie Buetow of Buffalo, Mo.; brother, Wilbur of Coffeyville; sister, Irene Jerome of Coffeyville; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Kansas Wildlife Federation.

Decker, Marie, 94, retired Henry's Clothing employee, died Saturday Nov. 6, 1999. Prayer service 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jones Funeral Home; service 11 a.m. Wednesday, St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, both in Burlington, Kan. 
Survivors: sons, Robert of Burlington, Paul of Coffeyville, Roy of Littleton, Colo.; daughter, Artis Knowles of Wichita; sister, Mildred Wisley of Burlington; 23 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church.

Ketcham, Barbara Ruth, 83, homemaker, died Sunday Nov. 7, 1999. Viewing 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Cochran Mortuary; graveside service 2 p.m. Friday, Memory Garden Memorial Park, Brea, Calif. 
Survivors: sister, June Wilson of Wichita. Memorial has been established with American Heart Association. Condolences may be e-mailed through cochranmortuary.com.

Koett, Sister Mary Bernard, 85, retired Province Center Sacristan and elementary school teacher, died Sunday Nov. 7, 1999. Wake 7 p.m. Wednesday; mass 4 p.m. Thursday, both at Adorers of the Blood of Christ Province Center. 
Survivors: nieces and nephews. Memorial has been established with Retirement of Sisters, ASC 1400 S. Sheridan Wichita, Kan. 67213. 

Newby, Rosella (Wells), 79, retired Kelly's Department Store employee, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 1999. Rosary 7 p.m. today, service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, both at Christ the King Catholic Church.
Rosella was a member of the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women, Christ the King Altar Society and the Ex-Prisoner of War Organization. 
Survivors: sons, Jerome of Colwich, Paul, Eddie, both of Wichita; daughter, Diana Sigman of Wichita; brothers, Daniel Wells of Goddard, Bernard Wells of Wichita, John Wells of Viola, Louis Wells, Charles Wells, both of Garden Plain; brother-in-law, Joe Crabtree of Wichita; sister-in-law, Joanne Wells of Garden Plain; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil, and daughter, Janet Marie. Memorials have been established with Hospice, Christ the King Playground Equipment Fund and Prolife Network. Downing & Lahey Mortuary West.

Osenbaugh, Gerald, "Ossie," 78, retired Ossie's Drive-In owner and Zonker Drugs delivery person, died Saturday Nov. 6, 1999. Visitation 1:30 to 8 p.m. Monday; service 10 a.m. Tuesday, both at Hillside Funeral Home East; interment, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Fairlawn Burial Park, Hutchinson, Kan. 
Survivors: wife, Faye; son, Don of Derby; daughters, Beverly Collier of Mulvane, Sheryl Fansler of Wichita, Nancy Cabrales of Park City; brother, Ronald of Wooster, Ohio; sisters, Dorothy Osborne of Hutchinson, Gwen DeStepan of N.C.; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with ALS- Keith Worthington Chapter.

Robinson, Vernon Van, 64, retired Aquarius Water Conditioning owner, died Saturday Nov. 6, 1999. Service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Frank Funeral Home, Wellington. 
Survivors: wife, Eva-Marie; sister, Dorothy Patton of Wichita. Memorial has been established with American Diabetes Association.

Seitz, Charles W., 81, retired flight instructor and corporate pilot, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 1999. Service 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Reformation Lutheran Church. 
Survivors: wife, Loretta; son, Charles of Udall; daughters, Jean Holmolka of Eudora, Jan Tanquary of Wichita; brother, Harold of Wichita; sisters, May Howland of Washington, Kan., June Wineinger of Hollenberg; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Memorials have been established with Hospice, Inc. and Reformation Lutheran Church. Culbertson-Smith Mortuary.

Whitesell, Marcelle M. Burgess, 86, of Wichita, formerly of Clearwater, homemaker and retired Catherine's and Thurston's sales associate, died Sunday Nov. 7, 1999. Visitation 2 to 8 p.m. today, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, both at Webb Mortuary, Clearwater, Kan.; service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Harrington Cemetery, Clearwater, Kan. 
Survivors: son, Roger Burgess of Salina; brother, Raymond Turpin of Palm Desert, Calif.; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren.

Wilson, Donald Eugene, 64, retired Via Christi Regional Medical Center St. Joseph Campus Environmental Senior Technician, died Friday Nov. 5, 1999. Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Friendship Baptist Church. 
Survivors: wife, Velda; father and stepmother, Dr. Art and Elain Wilson of Springfield, Mo.; son, Grover of Wichita; daughter, Donelda Edwards of Wichita; brothers, Ray of Leon, Mexico, Paul of Wichita, Mark of Springfield, Mo.; sister, Rose Fields of Wichita. DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary.

Morgan, Russell "Lin," 66, self-employed (retired), died Friday, Nov. 5, 1999. Service 1 p.m. Tuesday, Andover (Kan.) Cemetery. 
Survivors: mother, Nela of Andover; brother, Homer, sisters, Mederise Jantz, Reaceil Morgan, Barbara Morgan, all of Wichita. Broadway Mortuary.

Smoyer, Darla D. (Dotson), 61, child psychologist, died Sunday Nov. 7, 1999. Service 10:30 a.m. Thursday, First Baptist Church, Buffalo, Okla. 
Survivors: companion, Charles Harden; stepson, Christopher Harden of Buffalo, Okla.; daughter, Kim Roper of Carrizozo, N.M.; stepdaughters, Tina Stevens of Silverton, Ill., Anita Smith of Ft. Hood, Texas; parents, Carl and Ollie Dotson of Buffalo, Okla; brothers, Charles Dotson of May, Okla, Robert Dotson of Burlington, Okla.; sisters, Sherry Barby of Laverne, Okla.; three stepgrandchildren. Memorial has been established with Breast Cancer Society and Newman Memorial Hospital, Shattuck, Okla. Myatt Funeral Home.

Smith, Billy Eugene, 68, former Boeing Wichita machine operator, died Saturday Nov. 6, 1999. Visitation 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday; service 2 p.m. Wednesday both at Dunsford Chapel. 
Survivors: brother, Lawrence of Augusta; sisters, Florence Thornton of Augusta, Irene Taylor of Anderson, Ind. Memorial has been established with American Heart Association.

Frischenmeyer, Mary E. (Cooke), 77, retired Twin Oaks Health Care (Yates Center) cook and former Clearwater Schools cook, died Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. today, Webb Mortuary; service 2 p.m. today, Clearwater United Methodist Church. 
Survivors: sons, Tony of Wichita, Steve of Highlands, Texas, Carl of Hutchinson, Michael of Tennessee Colony, Texas, Ron, Bob, Jim, Roger, all of Clearwater; daughters, Rosalie Bressler of Bothell, Wash., Theresa Huff of Wellington, Pauline Frischenmeyer, Maureen Kile both of Clearwater, Betty Callaway, Trude Davis, both of Wichita; 30 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren. Memorials have been established with Clearwater (Kan.) Public Library and Toronto (Kan.) Public Library.

Peninger, Helen D., 58, Rose Hill Conoco manager, died Saturday Nov. 6, 1999. Service 10 a.m. Tuesday, Memorial Park Cemetery, Enid, Okla. 
Survivors: son, Larry of Colorado Spring; brother, Jerry Jackson of Enid, Okla.; one grandchild. Smith Mortuary.

Parr, Rufus H., 102, former farmer and stockman, died Saturday Nov. 6, 1999. Service 10 a.m. Tuesday, Pierceville Federated Church. 
Survivors: sons, Rodney of Wyola, Mont., Steve of Garden City; daughters, Connie Graham of Liberal, Patricia Roberts of Garden City; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Pierceville Federated Church. Garnand Funeral Home. 

Klein, Leonard Francis, 79, former businessman, died Sunday Nov. 7, 1999. Visitation 7 to 9 p.m., Hillsboro Memorial Chapel; service 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, First Baptist Church of Durham, Kan. 
Survivors: wife, Elma; sons, Donald of Tampa, Kan., Darold of Ft. Collins, Colo.; daughter, Carol Ollenburger of Hillsboro; sister, Darlene Paulson; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with First Baptist Church of Durham.

Turner, Mildred Anna "Millie" (Vannaman), retired school cook and caregiver, died Friday Nov. 5, 1999. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Kiowa United Methodist Church. 
Survivors: daughter, Rosalyn Gray of Capron; sons, John of LaVernia, Texas, Lonnie of Yukon, Okla.; brother, Cecil Vannaman of Kiowa; sister, Myrtle Schwanz of Gresham, Ore.; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Capron United Methodist Church. Fisher Funeral Home. 

Nelson, Charlie Raymond, 96, retired farmer, died Saturday Nov. 6, 1999. Service 10 a.m. Tuesday, Beckwith Mortuary. 
Survivors: sons, Keith of Pawnee Rock, Clayton of Gunnison, Colo.; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.

Brown, Marlin, 83, retired Northern Natural Gas Co. lab technician, died Sunday Nov. 7, 1999. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, First Baptist Church. 
Survivors: wife, Erna; sons, Jerry of Ardmore, Okla., Donald of Rapid City, S.D.; brother, Uriel of Arkansas City; sisters, Edna Packer of Laverne, Okla., Helen Guttridge of Liberal, Elma Brandes of Dodge City, Betty Mitchell of Fairview, Okla.; three grandchildren. Memorial has been established with First Baptist Church for the Pre-School playground Project. Miller Mortuary.

Cassel, Velma Y., 83, homemaker, died Sunday Nov. 7, 1999. Service 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, United Methodist Church. 
Survivors: daughter, Patti Young of Madison; sisters, Florine Owen, Maurine Wilson both of Madison, Carmen Storrer of Emporia; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Memorial has been established with Vintage Manor Nursing Home and Hand In Hand Hospice both of Emporia. Wilson Funeral Home.

Adams, B. Emma, 93, homemaker, died Sunday Nov. 7, 1999. Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Larrison-Forsyth Funeral Home. 
Survivors: daughters, Betty Dary of Wichita, Verlene Kutz of Valley Center; brother, Glen Sanders of Woodward, Okla.; sister, N. Frances Menefee of Wichita; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with V.F.W. Auxiliary.

Jay, Doris Jean, 70, retired cook, died Saturday Nov. 6, 1999. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Leoti United Methodist Church. 
Survivors: son, Ron of Paxton, Neb.; daughter, Terryl Henderson of Dodge City; brother, Kenneth Smith of Copperas Grove, Texas; sister, Dorothy Allen of Dodge City; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Memorials have been established with Horizons Mental Health and Arrowhead West Endowment Fund. Larrison Mortuary.

Berg, Beulah A. "Peggy," 69, former RN, died Sunday Nov. 7, 1999. Service 11 a.m. Thursday, Northland Christian Church. 
Survivors: husband, Earl; son, Carl of Topeka; daughters, Mary Tice of Haysville, Frances Jackson of Topeka; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with American Diabetes Association and Northeast Kansas Parkinsons Association. Davidson Funeral Home.

Osborne, Gladys W., 85, homemaker, died Friday Nov. 5, 1999. Service 1 p.m. Tuesday, Prairie Lawn Cemetery. 
Survivors: sons, Garry of Torrance, Calif., Terry of Medicine Lodge; daughter, Sherry Jackson of Kansas City, Mo.; brother, Dwaine Rheard of Wellington; sister, Nadine Sheck of Wichita; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Frank Funeral Home.

Stockebrand, Larry Joe "Jake," 60, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 1999. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Campbell Funeral Home; service 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, First United Methodist Church. 
Survivors: brothers, Milton, Maynard, Pete, Kenneth, Deed all of Yates Center; sisters, Naomi Coltrane of Iola, Thelma Cline of Wichita, Lois Stockebrand of Westwood, Martha Tucker of Lake Winnebago, Mo., Judith Swibold of Tecumseh. Memorial has been established with First United Methodist Church.


CEMSEARCH - OBITUARY CENTRAL - OBITUARY LINKS PAGE - SURNAME SEARCH UTILITY