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Adams, William E. "Bill," 82, retired Eby Construction worker, died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2000. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Culbertson-Smith Mortuary. 
Survivors: wife, Doris; daughter, Cheryl Kirschbaum of Wichita; two grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Hospice Inc. 
Collings, Zella V., 86, retired Cessna Aircraft Co. seamstress, died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2000. Service 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Broadway Christian Church; graveside service 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Byron-Amorita Cemetery, Byron, Okla. 
Survivors: brother, Willard Collings of Anthony; sister, Reta Cheadle of Miami, Okla.; son-in-law, Lloyd Farney of Wichita; grandchildren, Deborah and Stephen Reddout, Laura Farney all of Wichita. Memorial has been established with Broadway Christian Church. Broadway Mortuary.

Falkowski, Brenda A., 59, homemaker and former Pet Stop Super Shop owner, died Friday, Aug. 11, 2000. Memorial service 1 p.m. Wednesday, Hillside Funeral Home East. 
Survivors: daughter, Rebecca Sullivan of Las Vegas; son, Darren Falkowski of Wichita; sister, Bette Blanchard of Mass.; grandson, Andrew Falkowski of Wichita. Memorial has been established with Lupus Foundation of America.

Hansen, Irene V., 85, retired USD 259 teacher, died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2000. Memorial service 11 a.m. Tuesday, St. Lukes United Methodist Church.
Ms. Hansen was born March 13, 1915 in Bentley to George G. and Mary Ellen (Fuller) Hansen. She received her B.A. degree from Friend's University and M.E. & A. from Wichita State University. She began teaching in Bentley in 1938. Most of this career was spent in the Wichita school system USD 259, where she taught primary grades. Ms. Hansen retired in 1980. She was an active member of St. Lukes United Methodist Church.
Preceded in death by her parents; brother, Edgar Hansen of Halstead; nieces, Eldora Campbell of Burrton, Dixie Eastham of Augusta. 
Survivors: sister, Velma J. Pocock of Augusta; nephew, Ron and Toni Pocock of Wichita; great-nieces, Diana Daignault of Augusta, Lynn Barrett of Wichita, Jacklyn Bowen of Elk Grove, Calif., Jayme Hybsha of Andover; great-nephews, Ed Campbell of Halstead, Jerry Campbell of Burrton, Darren Pocock of Wichita; many students she taught. Memorial has been established with St. Lukes United Methodist Church. Hillside Funeral Home East.

Hernandez, Jerry Robert, 52, Boeing Wichita machinist, died Friday, Aug. 11, 2000. Service 10 a.m. Wednesday, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. 
Survivors: son, T.J.; daughter, Lisa Akin; brother, John all of Wichita; half-brothers, Leonard of Holton, Dennis, Mark both of Lakin, Tom of Castle Rock, Colo.; sisters, Maria Guillen, Yolanda Hernandez both of Wichita, Victoria Navarro of San Jose, Calif., Janet Quijano of Phoenix; half-sisters, Marylou Garcia of Lakin, JoAnn Woods of Oklahoma City; three grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Broadway Mortuary.

Jabara, Everett Earl, 66, lifelong restauranteur, died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2000. Service 10 a.m. Tuesday, Eastminster Presbyterian Church.
Mr. Jabara was founder of several restaurants in Wichita including the Chateau Briand, The Famous, Angel's Exceptionale and Rock Road Cafe. In addition, he founded and operated three restaurants in Dallas and one in Missouri.
Mr. Jabara was born in Burden on Nov. 7, 1933. He graduated from Burden High School and attended Wichita State University.
Ev was known for his generosity as he provided food for countless individuals and organizations. Quality was his motto and most of his patrons had difficulty matching his culinary talents. 
Survivors: wife, Paula; daughter and son-in-law, Angel and Ken Long of Katy, Texas; son and daughter-in-law, F.G. and Nellia of Grants Pass, Ore.; brother, Fran Jabara of Wichita; sisters, Helen Galloway, Duana Starks both of Wichita; several nieces and nephews. Memorial has been established with Everett E. Jabara Memorial Fund c/o Commerce Bank, 150 N. Main, Wichita, KS. 67202. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East.

Johnson, Phyllis J., 71, City Oil Co. secretary, Seneca Bank secretary and Public Finance Co. office manager, died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2000. Service 2 p.m. Thursday, Hillside Funeral Home East.
Mrs. Johnson was a member of Order of the Eastern Star Constellation Chapter. 
Survivors: husband, Robert "Bob" Johnson; brother, Eugene Harris; sister, Wanda Myers both of Wichita; nephew, Phillip Harris of Haysville; niece, Diane Wenrich of Wichita. Memorial has been established with American Lung Association.

Orr, Albert Aulden "Al," 83, retired Boeing Wichita employee, died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2000. Service 11 a.m. Wednesday, El Paso Cemetery, Derby.
Mr. Orr was born on June 22, 1916 in Union City, Okla. He married Garland Elizibith Blanchard on Dec. 29, 1935. Mr. Orr moved to Wichita with his family in 1949 to work at Boeing Aircraft Co. as a production planner until his retirement in 1970. Mr. Orr also served in World War II, 1945.
Preceded in death by his wife, Garland Elizibith Blanchard Orr; grandson, Bryan C. Orr. 
Survivors: sons and daughters-in-law, John E. and Mary Jane Orr of Wichita, William A. and Nancy Orr of Derby; grandchildren, John Michel Orr of Montrose, Colo., Karen and Paul Snyder of Kansas City, Cheryl and Paul Cook, Victoria Ruth Orr all of Wichita, Greg W. Orr of Derby; great-grandchildren, Lauren Cook, Brett Cook, Alexandra Snyder, Brook Snyder.

Reeder, George K., 81, retired George K. Reeder Agency owner, died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2000. Memorial service 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Caldwell United Methodist Church, Caldwell.
Mr. Reeder graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor's degree in business. He was a Dale Carneige instructor. He also was a former member of the Caldwell School Board, Caldwell Chamber of Commerce, Caldwell Lion's Club and Caldwell Hospital Board. 
Survivors: wife, Carol; sons, Kenneth of Lawrence, Alan of Beaumont, Texas, Joseph of Wichita; daughters, Mary Smith, Melanie Reeder both of Wichita; brother, Lloyd of Littleton, Colo.; sisters, Ethel Bradford of Walla Walla, Wash., Edith Lightfoot of Parsons, Oma Beard of Alva, Okla., Lois Beran of Caldwell; three grandchildren. Memorials have been established with American Heart Association and Caldwell Public Library, Caldwell. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East.

Sheffield, Charles Reed, 58, Apex Co. machinist, died Friday, Aug. 11, 2000. Memorial service 3 p.m. today, Resthaven Mortuary. 
Survivors: son, Charles Jr. of Wichita; brothers, Joe of Moscow, Kan., Gorden of Wichita; sisters, Barbara Sands, Diana Randall both of Wichita, Tammy Suckley of Kaw City, Okla.; one grandchild.

Smith, Lynn Evan, 56, retired respiratory therapist, died Thursday, Aug.10, 2000. Service 10 a.m. Tuesday, Broadway Mortuary. 
Survivors: wife, Cherlyn; mother and stepfather, Erma and Richard Williams of Wichita. Memorial has been established with Hospice Care of Kansas.

Walker, John R., 58, retired Independent Nuclear Power contractor, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2000. Service 1:30 p.m. today, Old Mission Mortuary.
Mr. Walker graduated in 1960 from North High School in Wichita. He worked as a machinist-mate First Class in the Navy for eight years. 
Survivors: wife, Barbara of Waukegan, Ill; son, Mark of Waukegan, Ill.; mother, Wilma M. Walker Mock of Wichita; sister, Nola Beham of Wichita. Memorial has been established with Kansas Humane Society.

Keller, Cecil Garland, 87, retired USD 259 custodian and former Cheney Recreation Center owner, died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2000. Service 10 a.m. Wednesday, Lanterman Funeral Home. 
Survivors: sons, Kenneth of Northridge, Calif., Robert of Coyville, Garland of Wichita; daughters, Linda Skerbetz of Wichita, Jeretta Smith of West Monroe, La., Deloris Murrell of Pineville, La.; sister, Lois McGuffin of Houston; 14 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren.

Lord, Marie Josephine, 73, retired teacher (New Orleans, Galena, Coffeyville), died Friday, Aug. 11, 2000. Memorial service 11 a.m. Wednesday, Assembly of God Church. 
Survivors: brothers, John Drake of Penrose, Colo., Charles Drake of Miller, Mo.; sisters, Juanita Lenson, Georgian Kramer both of Clinton, La., Barbara Hixenbaugh of Galena, Becky Kramer of Cedaredge, Colo. Memorial has been established with Assembly of God Church. Ford-Wulf-Bruns Funeral Service.

Weiser, Clement Rudolph "Clem," 82, retired Thurman-Morrison & Associates employee and Weiser Brothers Grocery Store owner, died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2000. Rosary 7 p.m. today; visitation with family 7 p.m. Tuesday; vigil service 8 p.m. Tuesday all at Fryberger Mortuary; service 10 a.m. Wednesday, St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. 
Survivors: wife, Loretta; sons, Gary of Great Bend, Robert of Fort Worth, Texas; daughters, Diana Drake, Mary Jo Barton both of Great Bend; brothers, Larry, Nick both of Great Bend, Alois of Hayward, Wis., Anthony of Kenosha, Wis., Rudolph of Spearfish, S.D.; sisters, Katie Reif, Trudy Sturdy both of Wichita, Mary Ann Wasinger of Sun City, Ariz.; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Memorials have been established with Brit Spaugh Zoo and St. Rose School Endowment.

Pedigo, Levi, 19, Consolidated Manufacturer laborer, died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2000 of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Service 10 a.m. Wednesday, Johnson & Sons Funeral Home. 
Survivors: fiance, Shelly Estrada; daughter, Laney Estrada both of Columbus, Ind.; parents, Dennis Pedigo and Brenda Welch; brother, Luke; sisters, Taylor Pedigo, Courtney Pedigo; grandfather, Fred Welch all of Hutchinson.

Heinen, Curtis Anthony, 20, Frito Lay Co. warehouseman and forklift operator and construction company employee, died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2000 of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Visitation with family 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday; service 10 a.m. Wednesday, both at St. Aloysius Catholic Church. 
Survivors: parents, W. Kent and Lorie Ann Davis of Topeka; sisters, Kayla Davis, Chelsey Davis both of Topeka; grandparents, Gene and Karen Heinen of Meriden, Dave and Ruby Davis of Topeka; great-grandmother, Marcella Wennihan of Topeka. Memorial has been established with Jefferson West Athletic Department. Barnett Funeral Home.

Brady, Mary M., 78, retired Parsons State Hospital food service employee, died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2000. Rosary 6 p.m. Tuesday; Visitation with family following rosary until 7:30 p.m. at Carson-Wall Funeral Home; service 10 a.m. Wednesday, St. Patrick's Catholic Church. 
Survivors: son, Bill of Lawrence; daughters, Rosemary Brocker of Phoenix, Kathy Stotts of Parsons, Margaret Ramsey of Corpus Christi, Texas, Mary Winters of Joplin, Alyce McClure of Manhattan; 12 grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; one great-grandchild. Memorial has been established with Angie and Tony Formicola Memorial Scholarship Fund at Labette Community College.

Wood, Cleveland Jr. "Blair," 55, of Hot Springs, Ark. formerly of Wichita, Manhattan and Topeka, Riverview Resort (Hot Springs, Ark.) marketing director, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2000. Memorial service pending. 
Survivors: son, Stephen of Manhattan; mother, Lorene Wood of Topeka; brother, Russell of Topeka; sister, Beverly Rakowitz of San Antonio, Texas. Parker-Price Mortuary, Topeka.


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