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Norbert Adam Hageman
COLWICH -- Norbert Adam Hageman, 69, Colwich Co-op maintenance man, died Wednesday.
Recitation of the Rosary -- 4:40 and 7 p.m., today, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Colwich. Mass of Christian Burial -- 11 a.m., Saturday, Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment -- Sacred Heart Cemetery, Colwich.
Survivors -- wife, Mary (Simon) Hageman of Colwich; son, Dale Hageman of St. Mark's; daughter, Darlene Hageman of Colwich, Nancy Young of Goddard and Virginia Heimerman of Conway Springs; brothers, James Hageman of Wichita, Gerald Hageman of Garden City, Clarence Hageman of Burrton and Francis Hageman of Hutchinson; sisters, Alberta Schwartz of Kingman, Rosella Nethaway of Danville, Geraldine Bonkofsky of Vallejo, Calif. and Anita Rieb of Topeka; and seven grandchildren.
Memorial -- Hospice, Inc. 
Wulf-Ast Mortuary, Colwich.
[Published March 6, 1997]

Gary Alden Davis
Gary Alden Davis, 54, retired postmaster in South Haven for three years and postmaster in Wichita for 17 years, died Friday morning, March 7, 1997, at his home in Wellington. He moved to Wellington seven years ago from Wichita.
Gary was born July 3, 1942 in Wichita to Carl and Ruth (Lawson) Davis. He married Odawayne Edmonds on Aug. 31, 1989 in Alabama.
At an early age, Gary was taught about the Bible and he always tried to share what he learned with others. Though not perfect, he strived to live up to God's requirements in the Bible.
He cared deeply about his family, friends and neighbors. He tried to help in any way that he could.
Gary was a member of the Wellington Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness.
He was preceded in death by is father, Carl Willard Davis, and his sister, Betty June Davis.
Survivors include his wife, Odawayne, of the home; his daughter, Jennifer Elizabeth Schoenhofer of Salina; his stepdaughters, Anita Shore and Angela Lea Jacobs, both of Wellington, and Ann Bristow of Chattanooga, Tenn.; his stepson, Jesse Lowery of Chattanooga; his mother, Ruth Davis Hough of El Dorado; his brothers, Richard Davis of El Dorado, Robert Davis and Joe Davis, both of Wichita, and Nathan Hough of Boise, Idaho; his sister, Anna Unbarger of El Dorado; one granddaughter, Autumn Nicol Herron-Jacobs of Wellington; and numerous stepgrandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, March 10, at the Wellington Kingdom Hall of the Jehovah's Witness. Mr. Robert S. Sprague officiated.
Interment will be at the Prairie Lawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations to be made to the Wellington Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness. Donations may be left at the funeral home.
There will be no visitation at the funeral home and the casket will remain closed.
Frank Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Wanda Lee Hayes
Wanda Lee Hayes, 70, a resident of Albuquerque since 1956, died Friday, March 7, 1997. 
She is survived by her sons, David Hayes and his wife, Rhonda, of Albuqueque, and Jerry Hayes and his wife, Judith of Overland Park; her grandchildren, David Hayes Jr. of Albuquerque, Michelle Lucero and her husband, Mike, of Chama, N.M. and Jocelyn Hayes of Overland Park; her sister, Joyce McAfee and her husband, Dale, of Pratt; and her sister-in-law, Jeanne Beeson and her husband, Dr. Charles, of Albquerque. Mrs. Hayes was preceded in death by her husband, J.L. Hayes.
Wanda Lee Case was born and raised in Wellington, then moved to Belen where she met and married J.L. Hayes. She was a member of the Montgomery Blvd. Church of Christ.
Services were held at noon today, March 10, at French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel, 1111 University Blvd. NE. Harold O. Paden officiated.
Interment followed at 2:30 p.m. at Santa Fe National Cemetery. 
Pallbearers were Walt Massey, DeWitt Tucker, Randy Teske, Kurt McAfee, Tom Beeson and David Hayes Jr.
Memorials may be made to the Albuquerque Christian Childrens Home, 5700 Winter Haven Rd. NW, Albuquerque, N.M. 87120.
French Mortuary was in charge of arrangements. 

Bertha Iona Byers
Graveside services and interment for Bertha Iona Byers, who died Tuesday, March 4, 1997, were held Saturday, March 8, at the Rose Hill Cemetery in South Haven. Mark Hudson, pastor of the South Haven Christian Church, officiated.
Special musical selection was "In The Garden."
Arrangements were by Hawks Funeral Home.

Joseph H. Chapman
Joseph H. Chapman, 37, Udall, former Code Compliance Officer for the City of Wellington, died Monday, March 10, 1997 at his home.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 13, at the First Presbyterian Church of Wellington with Pastor Dave Beeson of the Cornerstone Fellowship and the Rev. Larry Stewart of the First Presbyterian Church officiating. Interment will be in Prairie Lawn Cemetery.
Memorials have been established with the American Cancer Society, American Diabetes Association, Youth Sports Program, and the Wellington Public Library. Contributions may be left at the funeral home where friends may call tomorrow from noon until 9 p.m.
A complete obituary will appear in tomorrow's Wellington Daily News.
Arrangements by Hawks Funeral Home, Wellington.

Joseph Hart Chapman
Joseph Hart Chapman, 37, of Udall, former longtime Wellington resident, died Monday, March 10, 1997, at his home in Udall.
Born Dec. 11, 1959 in Belle Plaine, he was the son of Harry and Alice (Hart) Chapman. Joe graduated from Wellington High School with the class of 1978, and was a graduate of Valley College at Marshall, Mo. in 1982 with a bachelor of arts degree in broadcast management. 
While in high school and college, he was actively involved in forensics, dram and broadcasting. Joe was later active in the Wellington Community Theater and coached youth football and basketball for many years.
Joe worked at radio stations in both Winfield and Wellington, before becoming a water filter plant operator for the city of Wellington. He was the code complaince officer for the city of Wellington at the time of his death and was the recipient of the 1996 Mayor's Award. 
He was a member of the Cornerstone Fellowship and the First Presbyterian Church, both of Wellington. He was united in marriage to Renita Ream on May 6, 1995 in Wellington.
He was preceded in death by his mother on Oct. 6, 1995.
Survivors include his wife, Renita, of the home; his sons, Jake DeSpain and Nathan DeSpain, both of Udall, and Jacob Cody of Wellington; his daughters, Felicia DeSpain of Wichita, Mindy Palmer and Lisa Haydon, both of Wellington, Candy DeSpain, Heather DeSpain and Emily Briles, all of Udall, and Conita and Sabrina Cody, both of Wellington; his father, Harry Chapman of Wellington; his brothers, Dave Chapman of Winfield, Mike Chapman of Newport News, Va., John Chapman of Wellington and Danny Chapman of Yakima, Wash.; his sister, Barbara White of Wellington; and his grandchildren, Eden, Wesley, Gary and Megan Palmer, all of Wellington, and Jason Haydon of Wellington.
Services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, March 13, at the First Presbyterian Church of Wellington. Pastor David Beeson of the Cornerstone Fellowship and the Rev. Larry Steward of the First Presbyterian Church will officiate.
Interment will be in Prairie Lawn Cemetery.
Memorials have been established with the American Cancer Society, American Diabetes Association, Youth Sports program and the Wellington Public Library. Contributions may be left at the funeral home.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from noon to 9 p.m.
Arrangements are by Hawks Funeral Home.

Norma Louise (Faeth) Brumley
Norma Louise (Faeth) Brumley, 72, lifetime resident of Wellington and Sumner County, died Saturday, March 15, 1997 at Cedar View Good Samaritan Center.
She was born Jan. 8, 1925 in Wellington. She married Albert H. Brumley on Feb. 22, 1960 in Wellington. He preceded her in death in June 1989.
Survivors include her daughter, Debbie Carter, of Amarillo, Texas; her grandchildren, Shanda, Matthew and Penny Carter, all of Amarillo; her mother, Mildred Funderburk of Wellington; her brother, Clifton Baucom of Albuquerque, N.M.; her sisters, Thelma Rerick of Tulsa, Okla., and Joyce McIntosh of Buena Vista, Calif.; and her aunt, Nina Rawlins of Wellington.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 18, at Sumner Memorial Gardens. Pastor Sallie Shore will officiate.
Memorials have been established with Cedar View and the Wellington Senior Center.
Friends may call at the funeral home until 9 this evening.
Frank Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Loyd Martin Jackson
Loyd Martin Jackson, 68, retired Coleman Co. employee, died Saturday, March 15, 1997 at Beverly Health and Rehabilitation in Wellington. 
He had lived in Wellington and Mayfield, moving from Denver, Colo. 
He was born March 3, 1929 in Harmon, Okla., to Ira and Opal (Young) Jackson. He served in the Air Force in World War II and was a member of the Wellington Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.
Survivors include his sons, Steven Jackson and Tracy Jackson and his wife, Tina, all of Wellington; his daughters, Susan Howard and her husband, John, of Wellington, and Lynn Irisk and her husband, Ron, of Brighton, Colo.; his brothers, Kenneth of Wellington, Johnny of Vici, Okla. and Carl of Oklahoma; his sisters, Mary Lou Shankle of Wellington and Juanita Fathergill of Shamrock, Texas; and his grandchildren, Joel Wesley Jackson, Dustin Timn and Heather Irisk. 
Memorial services will be held Saturday, March 22, at the Wellington Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness at 2 p.m. Jerry Clemans will officiate.
A memorial has been established with the Wellington Kingdom Hall of the Jehovah's Witness.
There will be no visitation at the funeral home.
Frank Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Wallace Wade Wineinger
Services for Wallace Wade Wineinger, who died Wednesday, March 12, 1997, were held Saturday, March 15. The Rev. Kendale d. Finley officiated.
Betty Pattrick was organist. Danny Ginn was vocalist.
Special musical selections were "One Day At A Time" and "Just A Closer Walk With Thee."
Casketbearers were Vern Berger, Les Jacobs, Randy Perry, Larry Schilling, Albert Johannsen and Floyd Moore.
Ushers were Darin Jacobs, Stan Yoder, Chris Jesina and Randall Shiney.
Concluding services were held at Sumner Memorial Gardens.
A memorial has been established with the Josh Wineinger Education Fund. Contributions may be made through the funeral home.
Arrangements were by Hawks Funeral Home. 

Gladys M. Hall
Services for Gladys M. Hall, who died Wednesday, March 12, 1997, were held Monday, March 17, at the Hawks Funeral Home. Pastor Bob McGuire officiated.
Special musical selections were "Hosea" and "Amazing Grace." Pam Montenegro was organist. Connie Bales was vocalist.
Casketbearers were Mitchell Chaney, James Chaney, Christopher Watson, Stuart Chaney, Evan Watson and Alan Bertrand.
Concluding services were at Prairie Lawn Cemetery.
Arrangements were by Hawks Funeral Home.

Carroll E. Rohrer
Carroll E. Rohrer, 85, died Tuesday, March 18, 1997, at his home in Wellington. He had been a Wellington resident since 1934, moving from Caldwell.
He was a sub assembly worker for Boeing, retiring in 1975 after 25 years of service.
Rohrer was born June 7, 1911 in Caldwell, the son of Clayton and Martha (King) Rohrer. He married Mildred Mounce on Sept. 16, 1934 in Wellington.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church. 
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons; three sisters; one son-in-law; and a granddaughter, Debra Michelle Showers.
Survivors include his wife, Mildred, of the home; his daughter, Betty G. Showers of Wellington; his brothers, A.R. Rohrer of Wichita and Warren K. Rohrer of Wellington.
Services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, March 21, at the First United Methodist Church. The Rev. Nel Holmes and the Rev. Randy Abbey will officiate.
Interment will be at Prairie Lawn Cemetery.
A memorial has been established with St. Judes Children's Hospital or the First United Methodist Church. Donations may be left at the funeral home.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 9 this evening and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday.
Frank Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ada Shore
Ada Shore, 83, of Wellington, died Tuesday afternoon, March 18, 1997, at the Cedar View Good Samaritan Center. She was a homemaker. 
Ada was born April 21, 1913 in Apache, Okla., the daughter of Green Ville and Hettie (Thompson) Allen. She was raised in Norwich. 
She married Marion Shore on July 29, 1931 in Norwich. They moved to the Wellington area in 1940 and retired to Shell Knob, Mo., where they lived for 11 years. Three years ago they moved back to Wellington.
She was a member of the First Christian Church.
Ada was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and one sister.
Survivors include her husband, Marion, of the home; two sons, Gail of Wellington and Donald of Shell Knob; three daughters, Patricia Rawcliffe of Wichita, Darlene Martin of Shell Knob and Kathi Fisk of Acworth, Ga.; five sisters, Myrtle Doze, Viola Gagnier, Alene Gerhardt and Edith Smith, all of Tucson, Ariz. and Edna Pugh of Kingman; 16 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 21, at the First Christian Church. The Rev. Kendale Finley will officiate.
Interment will be in Sumner Memorial Gardens.
A memorial has been established with the American Diabetes Association. Donations may be left at the funeral home.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday.
Frank Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Florence J. Becker
Florence J. Becker, 79, lifelong Wellington resident, died Thursday morning, March 20, 1997 at Sterling House. She was a homemaker.
Florence was born Sept. 11, 1917 in Ellinwood, to John and Anna (Diefenbach) Andra. She married Lawrence Becker on Oct. 24, 1942 in Long Beach, Calif.
She was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church, St. Anthony's Altar Society, Helping Hands Club, Ladies Auxiliary of the V.F.W. and Golden Chain Club. She was past president of the Wellington Doll Club and was active with the Senior Citizens Center and the Mission Thrift Shop.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lawrence, on March 11, 1973; one brother, Sylvester; and a sister, Claira Walterschied.
Survivors include her son, Richard Becker of Wellington; her son/grandson, Shane Hackworth of Wichita; her daughters, Mary Ellen Craft of Westminster, Colo., Jean Marie Crittenden of Wellington and Diane Marie Glaser of Rose Hill; her grandchildren, Chrissy Benecke, Shawn Becker, Shana and Chad Crittenden, Garrett and Tara Glaser and Lance and Danielle Craft; her great-grandchildren, Carter, Blake, Mattie and Nick; her six brothers, John Andra, Elmer Andra and Jerome Andra, all of Conway Springs, Wilfred Andra of Rose Hill, Larry Andra of Wichita and Ed Andra of Colwich; and her two sisters, Lucille Schauf of Garden Plain and Catherine Kessler of Mulvane.
Vigil services will be held at 8 p.m. Friday, March 21, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church. Mass of the Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 22, also at St. Anthony's.
Interment will be in Sumner Memorial Gardens.
Memorials have been established with Hospice Inc. or Sterling House. Donations may be left at the funeral home.
Friends may sign the book at the funeral home from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 21. The casket will remain closed.
Frank Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Helen J. Hadden
Helen J. Hadden, 81, died Wednesday, March 26, 1997, at River Lodge, Montana.
Services -- held today at Argonia United Methodist Church. Interment in Argonia Cemetery.
Survivors -- son James R. Jesseph, Riverton, Wy.; brother, Lester Olmstead, Kirkland, Wash.; sisters, Vera Riggs of Conway Springs, Velma Jeffries of Cheney, Merle Mott of Rock Island, Ill. and Onita Wilson of Frederick, Okla.; six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren.
Services by Argonia Mortuary.

Lawrence C. Kolarik
Lawrence C. Kolarik, 81, Caldwell, died Friday, March 28, 1997. 
Services -- held today at First Presbyterian Church, Caldwell. Interment at Caldwell Cemetery.
Survivors -- daughter Deborah Green, Caldwell; brother Max Kolarik, Caldwell; eight grandchildren, one great-grandchildren.
Memorials -- International Marauder Endowment, University of Akron, Oh., First Presbyterian Church of Caldwell, Caldwell Historical Association for Preservation of Czech Heritage, Caldwell District 1 Hospital.
Services by Elliott-Schaeffer Mortuary, Caldwell.

June (Schindler) Kubik
June Vivienne Kubik of Wellington died Friday, March 28, 1997, at Sumner Regional Medical Center. She was a homemaker.
She was born June 7, 1923, in Crystal Springs, Kansas, to John A. and Anna (Reber) Schindler. She spent her youth in Harper County and graduated from Harper High School in 1941.
She married Lawrence W. Kubik November 15, 1958, in Wellington. He survives of the home.
She was a member of the First Christian Church where she served as a deaconess, Sunday school teacher and clerk of the church board. During the years she also held many offices in the Christian Women's Fellowship.
June took great joy in being a wife and mother as she made a home for her family. Throughout the years, she worked side by side with her husband in their farming operation at Caldwell.
Preceding her in death were her parents, three sisters, Geraldine Hunter, Lela Johnson and Mary Jane Aldrich, and a brother, Bernard Schindler.
She was loved and will be missed by many. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Kevin and Pam Moore of Lawrence, Kan., and a stepson and stepdaughter-in-law Randyl and Dee Kubik of Wichita, Kansas. Other survivors include her sister, Inez Schindler of Wichita, Kansas, a brother, Hollis Schindler of Hollywood, California, and four grandchildren; Chris Moore of Montgomery, Illinois, and Greg, Jennifer and Allison Moore of Lawrence, Kansas. She also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Monday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, at the First Christian Church with Pastor Sallie Shore officiating. Interment will be in the Czech Cemetery in Caldwell.
A memorial has been established with the First Christian Church. 
Frank Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

John William Crum
John William Crum, 76, a Wellington resident since 1945, died Sunday, March 30, 1997, at Beverly Health and Rehabilitation in Wellington.
Crum was born May 7, 1920, in Winfield, Kan., to James and Mary (Lucas Crum). He married Helen Zoglmann on June 3, 1944, in Winfield. 
He graduated from Udall High School and attended Arkansas City Junior College. John served three years with the Army and three years with the Air Force during the years 1939-1945. He held the rank of sergeant. He served on the draft board for 21 years.
Crum returned to Wellington in 1945. He was employed by the Santa Fe Railroad then worked for the U.S. Postal Service as a mail carrier. He retired after 32 years of service. He served on the city council for 10 years.
John was chairman of the Department of Rehabilitation Commission of the Legion and was also the head of the Red Cross Disaster Division for Sumner County. John filled every office of the American Legion at the local level and was also State Commander in 1977-1978. 
He was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church and belonged to the Knights of Columbus. He was also a member of the American Legion Tom Schwinn Post No. 90.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James Ballard Crum and Mary (Lucas) Crum, his sisters, Mary Gregory and Helen Thompson, and his brother James Crum.
Survivors include wife Helen of the home; two nephews, Roger Gregory of Winfield and Marvin Thompson of Tulsa, Okla., and several other nieces and nephews.
Rosary will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 1 and Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 2, both at St. Anthony's Catholic Church. Interment will be at Prairie Lawn Cemetery.
A memorial has been established with the Avenue of Flags and can be left at the funeral home.
Calling times are 5 to 9 p.m. this evening and 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Frank Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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