Miscellaneous Sumner County, Kansas Obituaries - 1997

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Hilda M. Schrag
Hilda M. Schrag, 85, longtime Wellington resident, died Thursday in the skilled nursing unit of Sumner Regional Medical Center.
Hilda was born November 4, 1911 in Pawnee Rock to Abraham and Anna Dyck. She graduated from Moundridge High School in 1929. Hilda married Herbert Schrag on November 6, 1931. They moved to Wellington in 1933. 
She spent her early years as a homemaker, then began working for the Sumner County Extension Council in 1954. She remained an employee there until her retirement in 1981. Hilda was a member of the First United Methodist Church and a charter member of the United Methodist Women in Wellington. She was an active member of Inter Nos, Garden Club, UTM and Alpha Beta Gamma. 
She was an avid bridgeplayer and loved working crossword puzzles. Knitting and reading were favorite pastimes after her retirement. 
Hilda was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Walter Dyck; sister, Esther Dyck; husband, Herbert Schrag; and two grandchildren, Barton and Susanne Orrell. 
She is survived by her daughters, Geraldine Orrell of Raytown, Mo. and Maurine Willis of Wichita; sons-in-law Don Orrell and Berle Willis; grandchildren, Becky Willis of Lawrence, Scott Willis of Long Beach, Calif. and Diane Knapic of Collierville, Tenn., with her husband Bob and their two sons, Soren and Reece. She is also survived by three sisters, Helen Cook of Enid, Okla., Irene Berger of Odessa, Tx. and Marguerite Hall of McPherson.
Funeral services will be held at the First United Methodist Church at 10:30 a.m. Monday with the Reverend Nel Holmes and the Reverend Randy Abbey officiating. The family requests memorials to the First United Methodist Church or the Wellington Public Library.
Friends may call at the Frank Funeral Home from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday and from 1 to 9 p.m. on Sunday.
Interment will be in the Prairie Lawn Cemetery.
Arrangements were made by Frank Funeral Home.
[Published July 15, 1997]

Leota Irene Singer
Leota Irene Singer, 65, of Wellington, passed away Wednesday at the Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.
Born January 18, 1932 in Perth, she was the daughter of Hazel (Lloyd) and Floyd Fox. Leota was united in marriage to Buford D. Singer April 14, 1957, at Dixon, Ill. She was a cook for 30 years for Wanda and Merrie Sids Burger Ranch and then for Dorothy Engel at the Connoisseur Restaurant. Later, Leota was employed by Cedarview Good Samaritan Center as a laundress until she retired in 1992.
She was a member of the First Christian Church and the VFW and American Legion Auxiliaries.
Leota was preceded in death by her husband on February 2, 1972, her parents, brother Dawayne and step-father Barney Lofton. 
Survivors include her sons Stanley of Summerville, S.C. and Phillip "Pete" of Jacksonville, Fla.; daughter, Janna Shamblin of Wellington; brother, Martin "Butch" Fox of Pensacola, Fla.; sister, Wanda Helton of Wellington and Joan Riesen of Rogers, Ark.; grandchildren, Robert and Sarah Singer, and Steven and Derrick Shamblin; step-grandchildren, Patricia and Leslie Delancy; and great-granddaughter Mary Ellen Delancy.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hawks Funeral Home, with Rev. Kendale Finley of the First Christian Church officiating. Burial will be in Sumner Memorial Gardens.
Memorials have been established with the Wellington Public Library and the First Christian Church Youth Program. Contributions may be left at the funeral home, where friends may call today until 9 p.m. 
Arrangements were made by Hawks Funeral Home.
[Published July 15, 1997]

Richard Lee Wilson
Richard Lee Wilson, 62, of Ochelata, Okla. and former Wellington resident, died Wednesday at Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa, Okla. 
Born October 4, 1934 in Salina, he was the son of Lois (Bell) and Lyle Wilson. He was married July 6, 1958 in Wellington to Irene Land. Richard was a retired clerk for the Santa Fe Railroad.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lyle Wilson of Wellington; brothers, Bert Carlson of Fremont, Neb., Laurel Roberts of Lyons, Cecil Roberts of McPherson, Grover Roberts of Shawnee, Okla. and John "Kenneth" Roberts of El Monte, Calif.
Survivors include his wife, Irene of the home; daughters, Debra Lee Jensen of the home and Lori Renea Koehn and husband Robert of Wichita; granddaughter Abby Knox of the home; grandsons Brandon Lee Wilson of the home, Jacob Fry of Wichita, Robbie and John Koehn of Mayfield; mother, Lois Bell Wilson of Wellington; sisters, Lila Maxine Deffenbaugh of Wellington, Marilyn Murphy of Savonburg and Virginia Smith of Bullhead City, Ariz.; brothers, Albert Roberts of La Mirada, Calif., Ralph R. Roberts of Oroville, Calif., Clifford "Bill" Roberts of Augusta, Dallas Carlson of Rogers, Ark., Allen Carlson of Lindsborg, Emery Carlson of Dealavan, Wisc., Don Skolaut of Wichita and Larry Lee Lawson of San Pablo, Calif.; aunts, Ruth Hatton of Wellington, Dorothy Stein of Salina; and uncle Clare Wilson of Arkansas City.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Chirst with Mr. Ray Green and Mr. Stanten Sikes officiating. Interment will be in Prairie Lawn Cemetery.
Memorials have been established with the Kansas State University Center for Basic Cancer Research and the National Kidney Foundation. Contributions may be left at the funeral home, where friends may call until 9 p.m. tonight. The family will receive friends at the funeral home until 8 p.m. tonight. 
Arrangements were made by Hawks Funeral Home.
[Published July 15, 1997]

Dr. John F. Henson, Sr.
Dr. John F. Henson, Sr., 64, of Kansas City, died Sunday in Colby, as a result of a car accident.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at the First AME Church in Kansas City, with burial at Chapel Hill Cemetery.
Dr. Henson was born June 7, 1933 in Wellington, and was a 1951 graduate of Wellington High School. He served as an educator in the Kansas City area for 37 years, spending the last 21 years with the Metropolitan Community Colleges. He retired in May of 1994.
Dr. Henson was a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. He was an active member of the First AME Church in Kansas City.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two older brothers. He leaves to cherish his precious memory his beloved wife Alma of the home; sons, Robert Henson of New Orleans, La., and John Henson, Jr. of Kansas City; grandchildren, Ashley E. Evans and Kelsey K. Evans, both of New Orleans and Bryan D. Henson of North Carolina; brothers, Earl Henson and Frederick Henson, both of Wichita; sisters, Flora Belle Morris of Denver, Colo., MayVella Washington and Helen Williams, both of Wellington, and Betty L. Dean and Peggie S. Menefee, both of Wichita; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Friday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., with a tribute by the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity beginning at 11 a.m. at the church. 
Arrangements were made by Thatcher Funeral Home, Kansas City.
[Published July 16, 1997]

May Brinkley
May Brinkley, 99, retired nurse's aide at Hatcher Hospital, died Monday morning, July 21, 1997, at the Cedar View Good Samaritan Center. She had lived in Wellington since 1929.
She was born May 10, 1898 in Sumner County, to William and Gertrude (Knoles) Dunbar. She married John R. Brinkley on March 17, 1923 in Wellington.
She was a member of the First Christian Church, Pythian Sisters, Veterans of Army Mothers, Christian Womens Fellowship and M&W Club in Mayfield and Wellington.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John Robert in 1939; and one son, Robert Dwayne, in 1981.
Survivors include her sons, Leroy "Dean" Brinkley of Winfield and Harry Cleon Brinkley of Waukegan, Ill.; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, July 24, at Prairie Lawn Cemetery. The Rev. Kendale d. Finley, of the First Christian Church, will officiate.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday.
Frank Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Marion H. Shore
Marion H. Shore, 84, retired farmer and stockman, died Sunday night, July 20, 1997, at the Andover Health Care Center. He was a lifelong resident of Sumner County.
He was born Feb. 13, 1913 in rural Mayfield, the son of Jesse and Josephine (Buchanan) Shore. Marion married Ada Allen on July 29, 1931 in Norwich.
He was raised in Mayfield and was a Sumner County resident all his life. When Marion retired, he and his wife moved to Shell Knob, Mo. They lived there 11 years before moving back to Wellington three years ago.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Ada, on March 18, 1997; four brothers, Sea, Jack, Bert and Clifford; and three sisters, Zella, Alice McIntire and Ollie Jones.
Survivors include 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.; a sister, Lilly Hock of Conway Springs; 16 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, July 23, at the First Christian Church. The Rev. Kendale Finley, of the First Christian Church, and the Rev. Richard Gorham, of the Eastminster Presbyterian Church in Wichita, will officiate.
Interment will be at Sumner Memorial Gardens.
Memorials have been established with the American Cancer Society and the National Transplant Assistance Fund, in care of Tammy Shore Shahandeh. Donations may be left at the funeral home.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. 
Frank Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Marjorie A. Watson
Marjorie A. Watson, 71, lifelong resident of Wellington, died Friday, July 18, 1997, at Sumner Regional Medical Center. 
She was a homemaker, a talented jazz pianist and artist.
She was born Dec. 2, 1925 in Wellington to Asa D. and Mable (Roth) Wood. She married Leland E. Watson on March 22, 1944 in the Antlers Hotel in Wellington.
She was a member of the First Christian Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Ronnie Lee, on April 22, 1948; and one grandson.
Survivors include her husband, Leland Watson of the home in Wellington; her son, Leland II of Denver, Colo.; daughter, Peggy K. Medsker of Independence; her brother, W.R. Wood of Wichita; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 22, at the Frank Funeral Home. Pastor Sallie Shore, of the First Christian Church, will officiate.
Interment will be in the Prairie Lawn Cemetery.
Memorials have been established in her name with the First Christian Church and the Wellington Art Association.
Friends may call at the funeral home until 9 this evening.
Frank Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mildred Eunice Funderburk
Mildred Eunice Funderburk, 92, a homemaker, died Monday at her home in Wellington.
Born on July 29, 1904 in Hayes Center, Neb., to Daniel Walter and Emma A. (Kohn) Haverstock, Mildred married John W. Funderburk on August 21, 1950 in Wellington.
She is preceded in death by her husband, John, on January 26, 1977, her parents, four brothers, one sister and one daughter, Norma Brumley.
Survivors include a son, Clifton Baucom of Albuquerque, N.M.; step-son, Don Funderburk of Wellington; daughters, Thelma Rerick of Tulsa, Okla., and Joyce McIntosh of Costa Mesa, Calif.; a step-daughter, Phyllis Dixon of Wichita; sister, Nina Rawlins of Wellington; 11 grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; nine step great-grandchildren; and two step great-great-grandchildren.
Friends may call at the funeral home until 9 p.m. tonight or from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 31 at Prairie Lawn Cemetery with Pastor Phil Wylie of the First Southern Baptist Church officiating.
Memorials have been established with the Sumner County Home Health Care and the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements were made by Frank Funeral Home.

Helen Faye Skibbe
Services for Helen Faye Skibbe, who died Thursday July 28, 1997, were held Friday July 31 at Frank Funeral Home. The Rev. Dr. Sharon Hill officiated.
Musical selections included "Here Comes the Sun", and "The Old Rugged Cross". Donnis Whaley was organist.
Honorary casketbearers were Brenton Pinion, Wayne Walters, Darl Parsons, Frank Deering, Chris Pinion, Curtis Boone. Casketbearers were Steve Sparlin, Kevin Brady, Brian Skibbe, Pat Bettles, Scott Lally and Dee Hagner.
Interment was at Prairie Lawn Cemetery.
Frank Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Callie Hazel Rowan
Callie Hazel Rowan, 91, of Wellington, died Wednesday, July 30, 1997, at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Wellington.
Services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 2, at the Hawks Funeral Home. The Rev. Kendale d. Finley will officiate.
Interment will be in the Sumner Memorial Gardens.
A memorial has been established with the Alzhiemer's and Related Disorders Association. Contributions may be left at the funeral home. 
Friends may call at the funeral home Friday evening until 9 p.m. 
Mrs. Rowan was born on Nov. 16, 1905 in Corbin, the daughter of Wiley T. and Alice Farmer Gaybeal. 
She married Arthur B. Rowan on May 3, 1923 in Wellington. They operated the East Side Grocery Store in Wellington for several years. He died on Jan. 4, 1986.
She was a member of the First Christian Church, The Golden Age Club and former member of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary and Rebekah Lodge.
A loving mother, she is survived by one son, Alan Rowan Sr. of Wichita; one daughter, Betty Day of Braman, Okla.; her daughter-in-law, Dorothy Rowan of Wellington; give grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one son, Eugene Rowan; one daughter, Maxine Rowan; three brothers, Ernie Graybeal, Clay Graybeal and Cleo Graybeal; five sisters, Edna Graybeal, Pearl Kemp, Emer McBeth and infant sisters, Dollie and Opal Graybeal; and two great-grandsons, Travis and Robbie Evans.
Arrangements are by Hawks Funeral Home.

Jeraldine "Jerry" Vargas
Jeraldine "Jerry" Vargas, 61, Wellington died Thursday July 31st at Sumner Regional Medical Center.
Jeraldine was born Dec. 11, 1935 in Wellington the daughter of Walter and Maudie (Clark) Haskin.
She was united in marriage to Tilo Vargas on April 15, 1956 in Wellington.
Jeraldine was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church, V.F.W. Auxiliary and American Legion Auxiliary.
She was preceded in death by her husband on July 16, 1968.
Survivors include her sons, Douglas of Belle Plaine and Darren of Wellington, daughters, Linda Sue Leverenz of Wichita, Vickie L. Heater and Debra Vargas both of Belle Plaine; one brother, John Haskin of Mustang, Okla.; one sister Juanita Jordan of Rawlins, Wyo. 
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church. Interment will be at Prairie Lawn Cemetery.
A memorial fund has been established with Sumner Regional Medical Center - Home Health. Contributions may be left at the funeral home. 
Friends may call today until 9:00 p.m.
Arrangements are by Frank Funeral Home.

Glenn C. Nail
Glenn C. Nail, 79, a life resident of Wellington and a retired Santa Fe engineer, died Monday, August 4 at Columbia Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.
Nail was born on February 6, 1918 in Mayfield to Ernest and Myrtle (Hart) Nail. He married Elsie Jane Hill on March 4, 1938 in Newkirk, Okla. She died on March 20, 1978. He then married Melba Jordan on September 27, 1980. She died on September 12, 1996.
Nail was in the army during World War II. He was a past member of the American Legion, Elks Lodge, National Association of Railway Veteran Employees (NARVE), Golden Chain Club and Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.
Nail was preceded in death by his parents; his wives Jane and Melba; two brothers, Ross and Roy Nail; and a sister, Velma Stocking. 
Survivors include sons, Terry Nail and Dennis Nail, both of Wellington; daughter, Glenda Nail of Wichita; step-daughter, Lynne Purdy of Wellington; brother, Cleo Nail of Wellington; grandchildren, Chris Nail, Gary Nail, Ami Smith, Mandy Debano and Debbi Joiner; step-grandchildren, Dana Norris, Tyson Tompkins and Jamie Tompkins; and 17 great-granchildren.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, August 7 at the First United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Randy Abbey officiating. Interment will be in Sumner Memorial Gardens.
A memorial has been established with the American Cancer Society. 
Friends may call at the funeral home tonight until 9 p.m., or Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Frank Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mary Ann Sparman
Mary Ann Sparman, 90, retired operator for Southwestern Bell Telephone, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 1997 at the Terrace Gardens in Wichita. She was a Wichita resident and formerly lived in Wellington. 
Mary Ann was born Oct. 1, 1906 in Elbing, to Henry and Mamie (Fowler) Sparman. 
She attended school in Wellington and after graduation went to work for Southwestern Bell Telephone. She retired after 47 years of service.
She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Frank, Louis, Floyd and Henry; and three sisters, Florence Endicott, Hattie White and Hazel Oard.
Survivors include her sister, Lucille M. Eddy of Wichita, and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Memorial graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 13, at the Prairie Lawn Cemetery. The Rev. Nel Holmes, of the First United Methodist Church, will officiate.
A memorial has been established with the Alzheimers Family Relief. 
There will be no visitation at the funeral home.
Frank Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Marvin Willis "Pete" Peterson
Services for Marvin Willis "Pete" Peterson, who died Thursday, Aug. 7, 1997, were held Saturday, Aug. 9, at the Calvary Lutheran Church. The Rev. Michael D. Wolff, the Rev. Stephen J. Constien and the Rev. Ronald F. Gloe officiated.
Musical selections were "On Eagle's Wings" by Bill Peterson, vocalist. The congregation sang "Rock of Ages" and "Amazing Grace." Judy Peterson was organist.
Ushers were Elmer Naasz, Lyman Wilson, Carl Hubbard and Jud Mitchell. Casketbearers were Tom Lundy, Ves Koehler, Bert Miller, Bob Craig, Bob Scott and Charles Carlson.
Interment was in Sumner Memorial Gardens.
Frank Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Harold Francis Crow
Harold Francis Crow, 95, died of complications from pneumonia on Thursday, Aug. 14, 1997.
Harold was the middle of seven children born to Hanson Harding and Mary Kate (Wicks) Crow on the family farm, south and east of Hunnewell on Jan. 5, 1902. Harold lived and farmed in the Hunnewell and South Haven community for his entire farming career.
He graduated from Wellington High School in 1922. He would have graduated in 1920, but helped on his family's farm during World War I.
He was an outstanding student and enjoyed sports, lettering in football as a guard and track as a long distance runner. As a young man he was enthusiastic about ice skating, hayrides, play parties and entertaining with his accordion and harmonica.
God blessed him with two wonderful and loving wives. On May 10, 1930 he married Goldia Mildred DeShazer and to this union two daughters were born, Kathryn and Carol. Goldia died on Dec. 27, 1954. 
He married Veda Coats Walker on May 24, 1960. This marriage enriched Harold's family, by including daughters, Ann, Jean and Judy and the extended Walker and Coats families.
While a member of the South Haven community, his contributions included a lifetime of working with the Methodist Church, first at Hunnewell and South Haven, and then at Anthony. Harold served the South Haven church during the construction of the present building. 
He served 12 years on the South Haven School Board, helping with the construction of the current facility. Accepted into the Masonic Lodge in 1950, Harold became the Worshipful Master of the Lodge and was Worthy Patron of the Order of the Eastern Star when his wife, Goldia, was Worthy Matron in 1952.
As a single parent of two young daughters, Harold was actively involved on the Sumner County Extension Advisory Board. In this role, he provided leadership and guidance for the South Haven Hustlers 4-H Club for over 10 years. He took a great interest in school activities, supporting and chauffering his daughters and their friends to school functions and opening his home for their many activities.
In their retirement years, Harold and Veda enjoyed traveling; visiting family and friends throughout the United States. They spent over 25 winters in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas, where they enjoyed a multitude of friends and activities. Harold's interests included RV camping, catfish and salmon fishing, bowling, playing pitch and visiting with the coffee club groups at the Irwin-Potter Drug Store in Anthony and the Siesta Village Center in Weslaco, Texas.
Everywhere Harold went he made friends and strived to maintain those friends over the years. He was a generous person, provided leadership in social events and was always willing to help.
Preceding him in death were his parents; brothers and sisters, Alice, Raymond, Robert, Edward, Joseph and Lois; and his first wife, Goldia.
Survivors inlcude his wife, Veda, of the home; daughters and sons-in-law, Kathryn and Allan Helsel of South Haven, Carol and Stan Golembeski of Hilo, Hawaii, Ann and Gene Reed of Houston, Jean Alley and Bob Patton of Phoenix, Ariz. and Judy and Charlie Arteaga of Ketchikan, Alaska; sisters-in-law, Bernice Crow of Cheyenne, Wyo., Iola Crow of Stillwater, Okla., Mable Walker and Vitha Coats of Anthony; brothers-in-law, Harold Walker of Kingman and Charlie Coats of Anthony; his grandchildren, (John) Iain, Mark, Cher and Scott Peters, Robyn, Steve and David Alley and Christopher Arteaga; and his great-grandchildren, Johnny, Desirae, Benjamin and Reagan Peters. As the senior member of the Crow family, he leaves a niece, Margaret White, and nephews, Richard, Robert, Derald, Edward, Jim, Joe and Ed Crow. He leaves a host of other family members and friends.
When asked what his secret to living for over 95 years was, he usually replied, with a smile on his face, a sparkle in his eyes and a ring in his voice, "I'm just a tough old bird."
A memorial has been established with the South Haven Community Building Fund or Anthony United Methodist Church.
Services were held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at the Williams Funeral Home in Anthony. The Rev. Stan Hughes and the Rev. James Little officiated.
Organist was Jean Jensen and soloist was Diann Barker. Special music was "Amazing Grace" and "Precious Memories."
Pall bearers were enjoyed and loved grandsons, a niece and nephews: Mark Peters, Steve Alley, David Alley, Chris Arteaga, Margaret White, Derald Crow, Richard Crow, Robert Crow, Randy Crow, Edward Crow, Jim Crow, Bob Cathers and John Walker.
Graveside services were held at the Rose Hill Cemetery at South Haven. The Rev. James Little and the Rev. Tony Horsley officiated. Soloist Diann Barker sang, "In The Garden."
Pall bearers were his loved sons-in-law and a dear family friend: Allan Helsel, Stan Golembeski, Charlie Arteaga, Gene Reed, Bob Patton and Ronnie VanZant.
Honorary pall bearers were very special friends at home and in Texas: Charlie Coats, Harold Walker, James White, Al Barber, Vivian Dombaugh, Bus Starks, Bob Newton, Harold Barbar, Dick Cook, Rex Parks, CB Shields, Larry Wenzel, Elmer Womack, Kenneth Waughtal, Ralph Miller and Truman Miller.

Katherine J. Wilson
Katherine J. Wilson, 63, died Tuesday evening, Aug. 19, 1997 at her home in Wellington. She had been a resident of Wellington since 1953 and was a former co-owner of Wellington Implement Co.
She was born Sept. 6, 1933 in Dayton, Ohio, to Robert and Edith (Root) Lightcap. Katherine married Dale E. Wilson on Oct. 10, 1953 in Dayton.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, Searchers Sunday School Class and a volunteer for many years for the hospital auxiliary. Katherine enjoyed hand work, cooking, sharing recipes and visiting with her friends.
Survivors include her husband, Dale, of the home; her sons and their wives, Craig and Linda Wilson and Doug and Becky Wilson, all of Wellington; her daughter, Cyndee Pollock, and her husband, Robin, of Wichita; her brothers Ted Lightcap and his wife, Nancy, of Englewood, Ohio; her sister-in-law, Ruth Lightcap of Russells Point, Ohio; her grandsons, Michael Wilson, Chris Wilson, Tommy Wilson and Austin Wilson, all of Wellington, and Broc Penner of Wichita; her granddaughter, Amber Wilson of Wellington; her stepgranddaughters, Kerri Holmes, Staci Holmes, Mercedes Ybarra and Noel Ybarra, all of Wellington; and her great-granddaughters, Tristan Wilson, Kristen Wilson and Teryn Wilson, all of Wellington.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22, at the First United Methodist Church. The Rev. Nel Holmes and the Rev. Randy Abbey will officiate.
Interment will be at Prairie Lawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the First United Methodist Church.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday.
Frank Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Nadean Chambers
Nadean Chambers, 83, of Springfield, Mo., formerly of Wellington, where she worked for the city, died Aug. 9.
Services -- were held Aug. 13 at Blue Eye Cemetery.
Survivors -- son, Randall of Springfield; daughters, Sheryl Jones of Denver, Judy Slothower of Poplar Bluff, Mo. and Debbie Smith of Springfield; and 11 grandchildren.

Orvis Edgeman Self
Orvis Edgeman Self, 80, of Oxford, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 1997 at the Sumner Regional Medical Center in Wellington.
Services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 27, at the Oliver-Hawks Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Oxford Cemetery. 
Friends may call at the funeral home this evening until 9.
Orvis was born on Feb. 16, 1917 in Newton County, Ark., the daughter of Robert James and Dessie Belle Meiers Edgeman. She married Hayden Powell Self on Sept. 6, 1939 in Mossville, Ark. 
He died in December 1983. She was also preceded in death by her parents.
Orvis was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, flowers and gardening.
She is survived by one son, Robert L. Self of Belle Plaine; three daughters, Glenna Ellis of Solomon, Nancy Sanders of Salina and Eva "Christine" Troutman of South Haven; four sisters, Susie Watson of Fort Collins, Colo., Melvie Self and Bertha Watson of Springdale, Ark. and Rose Clark of Stark, Mo.; and 11 grandchildren.
Arrangements are by Oliver-Hawks Funeral Home, Oxford. 

Edward W. Dunlap
Edward W. Dunlap, 86, lifelong South Haven resident, died Monday morning, Aug. 25, 1997 at the South Haven Guest Home.
He was a farmer and grain operator and worked for Kopper Grain and Howell Grain.
Dunlap was born June 12, 1911 in Sedan, to Warren and Louisa (Galishua) Dunlap. He married Opal Parks on July 12, 1942 in Wichita. 
He graduated from South Haven High School with the Class of 1932. He was a member of the South Haven Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Opal, of the home; a son, Lloyd E. Dunlap of Lawrence; two daughters, Glinda J. Ross of Yuma, Colo. and Anita F. Foster of South Haven; seven grandchildren, Heather Ross, Jana Ross, Lance Parker, Evan Parker, Caleb Foster, Chris Dunlap and Lindsey Dunlap; a stepgranddaughter, Desira Jones; and a stepgreat-grandchild, Jhordan Jones.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 28, at the South Haven Methodist Church. Interment will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery.
Memorials have been established with the South Haven Methodist Church or the South Haven Guest Home. Donations may be left at the funeral home.
Friends may call at the funeral home until 9 this evening; and from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday.
Frank Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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