Miscellaneous Sumner County, Kansas Obituaries - 1997

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Ethel May Alexander
Ethel May Alexander, 86, retired medical aide at Cedar View Good Samaritan Center, died Friday, Dec. 19, 1997, at Sumner Regional Medical Center. She was a Wellington resident most of her life.
Ethel was born Jan. 21, 1911 in Cassville, Mo. to Samuel and Nancy (Enis) Hall. She married Lester G. Alexander on June 20, 1933 in Cassvile.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lester, on Nov. 13, 1990; one grandson; one granddaughter; five brothers; and four sisters.
Survivors include three sons, Jack Alexander and Tim Alexander, both of Simi Valley, Calif., and Elza Alexander of Wellington; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 27, at Prairie Lawn Cemetery. Pastor David Carlson of St. John's Lutheran Church will officiate.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 1 to 5 p.m on Wednesday and 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday.
Frank Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Fred E. Field
Fred E. Field, 32, of Wellington, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 1997. He was a farmer and Boeing Aircraft transportation dispatcher.
He was born March 16, 1965 in Wellington, to William R. and Amelia (Slechta) Field. 
Fred was a member of the First United Methodist Church and International Association of Machinists at Boeing.
He was preceded in death by his father, William Field, on Feb. 21, 1994.
Survivors include his mother, Amelia Field, of Wellington; and two sisters, Jane A. Means of Wichita and Melba E. Field of Newton.
Services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 23, at the First United Methodist Church. The Rev. Randy Abbey will officiate.
Interment will be in Prairie Lawn Cemetery.
A memorial has been established with the Fred Field Memorial Fund for Brain Disorder Research. Memorial donations may be left at the funeral home.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 9 this evening. The family will greet friends at the funeral home from 6 to 7 p.m. this evening.
Frank Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

John Emery "Jem" Maxwell Sr.
John Emery "Jem" Maxwell Sr., 77, of Wellington, died Friday, Dec. 19, 1997, at Sumner Regional Medical Center. He was a farmer and a retired bridge and building clerk for the Santa Fe Railroad.
He was born Feb. 18, 1920 in Loyal, Okla., to Clarence Charles and Minnie Elizabeth (Ogle) Maxwell. He married Billie Irene Johnston on Sept. 13, 1941 in Wichita.
He was a member of the First Christian Church, Elks, Brotherhood of Railway Clerks, Chisholm Trail Camping Club and Boarderliner and Sunchasers Camping Clubs.
He graduated from high school in Loyal and attended Northwestern State College at Alva, Okla. Jem was an avid fisherman, camper and music lover.
Farming was not an occupation to him, it was his passion. He received the Bankers Award for soil conservation.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Betty LeForce; and four brothers, Clyde, Clifford, Raymond and Jack Maxwell.
Survivors include his wife, Billie, of the home in Wellington; his son, John E. Maxwell Jr. of Oxford; his daughters, Mary E. Maxwell and Nancy L. Bohler, both of Wellington; his brothers, Ray A. Maxwell of Porum, Okla. and Alfred Maxwell of Loyal; six grandchildren, Jeffrey Maxwell, and his wife, Diane, Michael Maxwell and his wife, Camille, Steven Maxwell, Stuart Bohler, Rachel Bohler and Beth Anne Hutton; and five great-grandchildren, Christina Maxwell, Jaymee Maxwell, Stephanie Maxwell, Mitchell Maxwell and Callie Maxwel.
Services will be at 3 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 23, at the First Christian Church. The Rev. Kendale d. Finley will officiate.
Interment wil be in the Prairie Lawn Cemetery.
A memorial has been established wit the First Christian Church Capitol Improvement Fund.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 9 p.m. this evening.
Frank Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Bill Russell Pyeatt
Bill Russell Pyeatt, 66, of Wellington, died Friday, Dec. 19, 1997, at the Southwest Texas Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. He retired after 35 years of civil service with the Department of Air Force as a quality assurance specialist.
Bill was born Feb. 3, 1931 in Mountain Home, Ark., to William JE. and Myrtle Mollie (Studdard) Pyeatt. He married Mable Riley on July 3, 1953 in Newkirk, Okla.
He served in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the South Haven Methodist Church, Wellington Lodge No. 150 AF&AM, Tom Schwinn Post No. 90 American Legion, Chisholm Trailers and Borderliners Camping Club, Phoenix Chapter No. 159 Order of Eastern Star.
Survivors include his wife, Mable, of the home in Wellington; his son, Mike of South Haven; his daughters, Marsha Dugan of Wellington and Lynda Tompkins of South Haven; his brother, Rex of Mulvane; his sisters, Elsie Jenkins of Belle Plaine and Mary Hayes of Albuquerque, N.M.; nine grandchildren, Maria Olson, Angela Arrieta and Mitchell Dugan and Shannon and Seth Dugan, all of Wellington, and Matt and Heath Tompkins and Rachel and Stacy Pyeatt, all of South Haven; three step-grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 23, at the South Haven Methodist Church. The Rev. Tony Horsley will officiate. 
Military graveside services will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery in South Haven.
A memorial has been established with the South Haven Methodist Church education fund or elevator fund.
Friends may call at the funeral home until 9 this evening.
Frank Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

J.D. Webster Jr.
J.D. Webster Jr., 69, lifelong Wellington resident, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 1997, at Sumner Regional Medical Center. He was a custodian for Wellington USD 353 and Cedar View Good Samaritan Center.
He was born June 1, 1928 in Wellington, to J.D. and Mabel (Stewart) Webster. He married Elizabeth Farley Hutchinson on Dec. 26, 1981 in Wellington.
J.D. was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his father, J.D. Webster Sr.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth, of the home; his sons, Michael Webster, and his wife, Ruth, of Denver and Jerry Webster and his wife, Romania, of Wichita; his stepson, Lucious Hutchinson of Wellington; his stepdaughters, Mary Townsend of San Deigo, Calif. and Darlene Farley of Topeka; his mother, Mabel Webster of Wellington; five brothers, Clifford of Wichita, Clarence of Amarillo, Calvin of Arizona, Willard of Corbin and Joe of Wellington; his sister, Shirley Heasty of Houston, Texas; two grandsons; 11 stepgrandchildren; and 12 stepgreat-grandchildren.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Dec. 26, at the Frank Funeral Home. Stanten Sikes, of the Church of Christ, will officiate. 
Interment will be in the Milan Cemetery.
Memorials will be established with Hospice Inc. or Sumner County Home Health Agency. Donations may be left at the funeral home.
Friends may call a the funeral home from 5 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday and 1 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday.
Frank Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Gordon H. Campbell
OXFORD -- Gordon H. Campbell, 72, Oxford, retired Boeing employee and maintenance helper at Nepawolla Park in Oxford, died Friday.
Services -- were held today, Oliver-Hawks Funeral Home. Interment -- Oxford Cemetery.
Survivors -- wife, Virginia, of the home; son, David Campbell of Wichita; daughters, Debra Cox of Wichita and Carol L. Campbell of Wellington; brother, Willie Campbell of Junction City; sisters, Nelma Miller of Junction City and Jean Sadler of Phoenix, Ariz.; and five grandchildren.
Memorial -- Oxford First Responders.
Oliver-Hawks Funeral Home, Oxford.
[Published December 22, 1997]

Alvin John Jenista
Alvin John Jenista, 86, was born Jan. 22, 1911 in Caldwell, to John and Mary T. Tomsu Jenista. He passed away Dec. 20, 1997 at the Caldwell District Hospital.
He graduated from Caldwell High School in 1929 and married Helen Ciskowski on Feb. 9, 1937. He was a retired farmer and businessman. 
He was a member of the Central Christian Church, Caldwell Lions Club, Masonic Lodge, Midian Temple, A.T.A. and ZCBJ Lodge.
Alvin was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.
He is survived by his wife, Helen; two daughters and sons-in-law, Judy and Eddie Roberts and Arlene and Gerald Terrell, all of Caldwell; five grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.
Services were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 23, in the Central Christian Church. The Rev. Harr Cunningham officiated.
Wade Williams sang "How Great Thou Art" and "One Day At A Time." LaRae Foster was the organist.
Casketbearers were Damon Terrell, Kelly Hutsler, Marty Neal, Mark Gardner, Brian Swingle, Greg Conrady, Wade Williams and Henry Volavka.
Interment was in the Caldwell Czech Cemetery, under the directiono f Elliott-Schaeffer Mortuary.
The family has requested that memorials be made to the Caldwell Hospital Intermediate Care.

Edna Dorothy Johnson
CALDWELL -- Edna Dorothy Johnson, 92, homemaker, died Friday.
Services -- 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Caldwell United Methodist Church. Interment -- Caldwell City Cemetery.
Survivors -- sons, Melvin C. Johnson of Albuquerque, N.M. and Clifford L. Johnson of Katy, Texas; daughter, Thelma Struble of Caldwell; brothers, Paul Lungren of Kingsburg, Calif. and Ted Lungren of Caldwell; sisters, Edla Swanson and Laverne Joyner, both of Kingsburg, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Memorials -- Caldwell United Methodist Church or Corbin United Methodist Church.
Elliott-Schaeffer Mortuary, Caldwell. 
[Published December 22, 1997]

Donnald E. Lawson
Donnald E. Lawson, 69, of Mt. Vernon, Mo., died Thursday.
Services -- were today, Blanchard, Okla. Interment -- Blanchard Cemetery.
Survivors -- children, Ricky Lawson of Wichita, Kathy Price of Springfield, Miss., Randy Lawson of Fairview, Texas, Karen Lawson of Wellington, Rusty Lawson of New York, N.Y., and Kara Lawson of Louisiana; and five grandchildren.
[Published December 22, 1997]

Mary E. McCutcheon
OXFORD -- Mary E. McCutcheon, 60, of Oxford, died Sunday. Services are pending with Oliver-Hawks Funeral Home, Oxford. 
[Published December 22, 1997]

Frieda W. Armantrout Palmer
WICHITA -- Frieda W. Armantrout Palmer, 91, former St. Lukes Hospital registered nurse, died Saturday.
Services -- 11 a.m., Tuesday, Prairie View Church of Brethren, Friend, Kan. Interent -- Prairie View Cemetery, Friend.
Survivors -- stepson, Brian Armantrout of Carlisle, Ohio; stepdaughter, Betty Sanders of Bloomington, Minn.; brother, Henry Uppehdahl of Pueble, Colo.; sister, Selma Schmalzried of Dighton; and 12 stepgrandchildren.
Memorial -- Prairie View Church of the Brethren, Friend.
Ebersole Mortuary, Conway Springs.
[Published December 22, 1997]

Leana I. Sauzek
Leanna I. Sauzek, 79, Wellington, died today. Services are pending with Hawks Funeral Home, Wellington.
[Published December 22, 1997]

W.A. Standerfer
OXFORD -- W.A. Standerfer, 69, Mission, Texas, died Sunday.
Services -- 10:30 a.m., Friday, Oliver-Hawks Funeral Home, Oxford. Interment -- Oxford Cemetery.
Memorial -- American Diabetes Association. Contributions may be left at the funeral home.
A complete obituary will appear later.
Oliver-Hawks Funeral Home, Oxford. 
[Published December 22, 1997]

Beatrice Denice White
OXFORD -- Beatrice Denice White, 68, Oxford, former secretary of the Winfield State Hospital and Training Center, died Sunday.
Services -- 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oliver-Hawks Funeral Home, Oxford. Interment -- Oxford Cemetery.
Survivors -- son, Terry White, of Gore, Okla.; daughters, Cheryle Cunningham of Raton, N.M. and Regina Weber of Winfield; and five grandchildren.
Memorials -- Organ fund of the First Baptist Church, Oxford, or Jamie Freed Cancer Fund. 
Oliver-Hawks Funeral Home, Oxford.
[Published December 22, 1997]

Mary Louise Elsass
Mary Louise Elsass, 87, of Wellington, a retired Wellington High School home economics teacher, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 1997, at Sumner Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Elsass was born on Oct. 5, 1910 in Toronto, Kan., the daughter of John Edgar and Jessie May Bartlett Cornett. She was raised in Raton, N.M., where she graduated from high school and New Mexico State University in 1933, with a bachelor of science degree in home economics. 
On May 26, 1934 she married Ralph Elsass in Toronto.
Mrs. Elsass taught home economics at WHS from 1961 to 1971. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Women's Circle No. 5, church choir, Order of Eastern Star and the Home Culture Club. She was a past president of the 5th Ward PTA, and managed the Presbyterian Bargain Store.
Survivors include her husband, Ralph, of the home; son Stewart Elsass and his wife Marilyn of Springfield, Mo.; two daughters, Jean Kachoris, and her husband Paul, of Evanston, Ill. and Carolyn Yates of Marshfield, Mo.; nine grandchildren, Susann Elsass, Edwardd Elsass, Cathy Truitt, Sarah Truitt, John Kachoris, Kathryn Kachoris, Gregory Kachoris, Cara Melvin and Cally Yates; and two great-grandchildren, Shanonn and Benjaminn Elsass. 
She is preceded in death by her parents, sister Helen Honeyfield, brother Stewart Cornett, one niece and one nephew.
Funeral services were held today at the First Presbyterian Church in Wellington, with the Rev. Larry Stewart officiating. Interment was in Prairie Lawn Cemetery. 
A memorial has been established with the First Presbyterian Church. Contributions may be left at the funeral home.
Arrangements were made by Hawks Funeral Home.

Robert Dean "Bob" Jones
Robert Dean "Bob" Jones, 72, of Wellington, a retired conductor for the Stanta Fe railroad, died Friday morning, Dec. 26, 1997, at Via Christi Medical Center-St. Joseph Campus in Wichita.
Mr. Jones was born Feb. 7, 1925 in Topeka, to Boyd and Blanche (Barnett) Jones. He married Betty McBride on Nov. 16, 1946 in Wichita.
Mr. Jones moved to Wellington in 1946 after serving in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was a member of the First Christian Church, American Legion Tom Schwinn Post No. 90, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 881, U.T.U. and Sub Vets of WWII.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Robert D. "Bobby" Jones Jr.; a granddaughter, Katlyn Willis; and one brother, Melvin Jones.
Survivors include his wife, Betty, of the home; son, Michael Jones of Lawrence; three daughters, Janet Jones of Wichita, Judy Butterworth of Wellington and Karilyn Richards of Loveland, Colo.; two brothers, Ray Jones of Wellington and Boyd Jones of Milan; sister, Norma Waters of Belle Plaine; 13 grandchildren, Greg and Jeff Willis of Wellington, Stephanie Jones of Argonia, Stacie Heimerman of Conway Springs, Trey Jones of Milan, Kassie Jones of Wellington, Casey and Tyler Jones of Kansas City, Jill Butterworth of Wellington, Chase and Linsey Norton of Loveland, Colo., and Richard and Jessica Jones of Wellington; two great-grandchildren, Laken and Jordan Willis; and many nieces and nephews.
Services were today at the First Christian Church, with the Rev. Kandale d. Finley officiating. Taped musical selections included "Wind Beneath my Wings" and "Daddy's Hands" by soloist Stacie Heimerman. 
"Grandpa" was sung by Stacie Heimerman, Jill Butterworth and Kassie Jones. Organ selections were performed by Donnis Whaley.
Ushers were J.A. Ferguson, Alvin Bertrand and Jack Woodring. Honorary casketbearers were Eldon Walker, Jerry Wilson, Bob Garrity, John Moore, Rusty Russell, W.R. Graves, Eugene Newell and Clarence Waller. Casketbearers were Phil Wheeler, Steve McCreary, Jim Rutledge, Bobby Russell, Vince Wetta, Doug Hook, Terry Heasty and Glenn Russell.
A military graveside service followed at Prairie Lawn Cemetery, with American Legion Tom Schwinn Post No. 90. Chaplain Doug Smith officiated, and "Taps" was performed by Melaine Dawson.
Memorials have been established with Katlyn's Hope and the First Christian Church. Donations can be left at the funeral home.
Frank Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

Georgia Iva Adair
Georgia Iva Adair, 95, of Wellington, a homemaker and nurse's aide for Dr. Howell, died Friday, Dec. 26, 1997, at Cedar View Good Samaritan Center.
Born Feb. 22, 1902 in Carmen, Okla. to Henry and Florence (Walters) Church, Mrs. Adair married Victor Lee Adair in 1920. She lived in Wellington until 1962, when she moved in Amarillo, Texas. She then moved back to Wellington in 1980.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and Phoenix Chapter No. 159 Order of the Eastern Star.
Mrs. Adair was preceded in death by her parents, her husband (in 1978), son Lloyd Eugene (in 1981), daughter Bethel Jo Harter (in 1995), and one great-grandson.
Survivors include two daughters, Leora Romig of Red River, N.M. and Jackie Smith of Wellington; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were today at Prairie Lawn Cemetery, with the Rev. Randy Abbey of the First United Methodist Church officiating. 
Casketbearers were Kent Smith, Ryan Smith, Bill Romig, Kyle Smith, Craig Romig and Todd Hyten.
A memorial has been established at the Wellington Public Library. Donations may be left at the funeral home.
Frank Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

George A. Birkenbaugh
KINGMAN &emdash; George A. Birkenbaugh, 81, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 1997 at Via Christi Medical Center-St. Francis Campus in Wichita. 
He was born April 15, 1916 in Kingman County, the son of Joseph and Bessie Brand Birkenbaugh. A lifetime resident of Kingman County, he was a retired farmer and stockman.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Ninnescah Lodge No. 230 A.F. and A.M., Kingman County Shrine Club, all of Kingman; the Scottish Rite Bodies and Midian Shrine Temple, both of Wichita; Kansas Livestock Association; and was a former school board member of USD No. 331.
On March 12, 1939, he married Reba Twyman at Zenda. She died Feb. 29, 1996. 
Survivors include a daughter, Sharon Theurer of Wellington; a brother, John, of Kingman; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by a son, Clint Birkenbaugh.
Funeral services were today at the Livingston Funeral Home in Kingman, with the Rev. John Schmitt officiating. Interment will be in the Walnut Hill Cemetery in Kingman.
Memorials have been established with the Shriner's Crippled Childrens' Hospital, and may be sent to Livingston Funeral Home, 1830 N. Main, Kingman, KS 67068.
Livingston Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

Ethel May Alexander
Graveside services for Ethel May Alexander, who died Friday, Dec. 19, 1997, were held Saturday, Dec. 27, at Prairie Lawn Cemetery. Pastor David Carlson of St. John's Lutheran Church officiated.
Frank Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

Dora Belle Brackney
Services for Dora Belle Brackney, who died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 1997, were held Friday, Dec. 26, at Frank Funeral Home, with Pastor Ray Hiltzman officiating. 
Musical selections of "How Great Thou Art" and "One Day at a Time" were performed by soloist Helen White and organist Betty Pattrick. 
Casketbearers were Kenneth Jackson, Jim Burkey, Delbert Brownlee, Harley Freeman, Marion Bodge and Perry Wiley. Interment followed at Prairie Lawn Cemetery.
Frank Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

Vera L. Crittenden
Services for Vera L. Crittenden, who died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 1997, were held Saturday, Dec. 27, at the Church of Christ, with Mr. Stanten Sikes officiating.
Musical selections of "Wind Beneath My Wings," "Precious Lord Take My Hand," "Mansion Over the Hilltop," "The Old Rugged Cross" and "Sing To Me of Heaven" were sung by Tom Norris, Stanten Sikes, Helen Norris and Colleen Sikes. A congregational hymn of "He's Got the Whole World" was also sung.
Ushers for the service were Lawrence Cole, Al Guinn, Ernest Whitley and Ernest Lomax. Honored friends were Marge LaFary, Doris Barber, Bobbie Newberry, Mary Foley, Judy Lewis and Delores Shofner. 
Casketbearers were Richard Shofner, Mike Hamlin, Marvin Kline, Frank Whitten, Richard Hamlin, Ed Newberry, Jim Gifford and LeRoy Lewis.
Interment followed at Prairie Lawn Cemetery.
Frank Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

J.D. Webster Jr.
Services for J.D. Webster Jr., who died Saturday, Dec. 20, 1997, were held Friday, Dec. 26, at Frank Funeral Home, with Mr. Stanten Sikes of the Church of Christ officiating. 
Musical selections of "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere" and "How Great Thou Art" were performed by Wayne Harris, Colleen Sikes, Lestle Hollingsworth and Vi Guinn. Honorary casket bearers were Max Crittenden, Arlis Carr and Jerry Atkerson. Casket bearers were the sons and nephews of Mr. Webster.
Interment followed at the Milan Cemetery in Milan.
Frank Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Charlotte I. Dykeman
Charlotte I. Dykeman, 94, a lifelong Wellington area resident, homemaker, died Saturday.
Survivors - many nieces and nephews.
Services - were today at Prairie Lawn Cemetery.
Memorial - American Heart Association.
Frank Funeral Home.
[Published December 29, 1997]

Lydia L. Pollack
Lydia L. Pollack, 53, died Friday.
Survivors - mother, Thelma Eaton of Wellington; sons Paul Taylor of Wichita and Robert Taylor of Vienna, Ill.; daughters Barbara Royer of Wichita and Kathy Taylor of Michigan; brother Rodger Eaton of Wichita; sisters, Linda Smith and Wanda Eaton of Wellington; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Services - 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Old Mission Mortuary Chapel in Wichita.
Memorial - American Cancer Society.
Old Mission Mortuary, Wichita. 
[Published December 29, 1997]

Tom A. Schneider
Tom A. Schneider, 44 of Wichita, manager of computer integration for Raytheon Aircraft Co., died Thursday
Survivors - parents, Alvin and Glenys Schneider of Hutchinson; brothers Terry Schneider of Wichita and Roger Schneider of Wellington; and grandparents, Baker and Maude McDill of Hutchinson.
Services - 2 p.m. Tuesday, Haysville United Methodist Church.
Memorials - Hospice, Inc. or the Haysville United Methodist Church.
Downing and Lahey Mortuary, Wichita.
[Published December 29, 1997]

Aileen Medlam
ARGONIA -- Alice Aileen Medlam, 79, died Sunday, Dec. 28 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.
She was born the youngest of 12 children, on January 20, 1918, west of Harper to Wesley Troyer and Minnie Brobst Troyer. Aileen moved along with her family at the age of 10 to a farm northwest of Argonia, where she attended the Hammond school. Two years later, the family moved to Argonia, where Aileen attended the Argonia public school. She graduated from Argonia High School with the class of 1937.
Aileen was united in marriage to Hiram Clinton Medlam on Dec. 28, 1940 at Wellington and to this union was born one son and two daughters. They made their home on a farm near Argonia until moving into two in 1968.
As a young girl Aileen attended the Mennonite Church at Harper. She later attended the Argonia Friends Church in Argonia.
Aileen was preceded in death by her parents, seven brothers and two sisters.
She is survived by her husband Hiram Medlam of the home; son, Kenneth Medlam of Wellington; two daughters, Janis Mooney of Augusta and Carol Penny of Wellington; brother, James Wesley Troyer of Argonia; sister, Goldie Andrews of Vancouver, Wash.; two grandchildren, Traci Hoover and Brent Penny; and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 2 from the Friends Church in Argonia, with the Rev. Francis McKinney officiating. Interment will be in Argonia Cemetery. 
Memorials have been established with the Argonia EMS and the Argonia Friends Church.
Arrangements were made by Ebersole Mortuary, Conway Springs.
[Published December 29, 1997]

Raymond McCullar
CONWAY SPRINGS -- Raymond McCullar, 78, a retired Farmers Coop employee, died Sunday.
Survivors -- wife, Una Dee McCullar of the home; daughter, Joyce Andra of Conway Springs; two brothers, Norman McCullar of Mesa, Ariz. and O.J. McCullar of Eufaula, Okla.; sister, Buellah Dover of Dos Palos, Calif.; two grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Services -- 11 a.m. Wednesday at the United Methodist Church in Conway Springs. Interment -- Conway Springs Cemetery.
Memorials -- First Baptist Church, Hospice, Inc. or the Conway Springs Volunteer Ambulance.
Ebersole Mortuary, Conway Springs.
[Published December 30, 1997]


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