Wilma Rosaline Brunell
Wilma Rosaline Brunell, 89, of Bella Vista, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at Bentonville Manor Nursing Home. She was born July 5, 1913, in Bee, Neb., to Frank and Rose Dufek Engler.
She graduated from Seward (Neb.) High School. She was a bookkeeper for Engler Elevator Grain Co., and a homemaker.
She was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Omaha, Neb.
She was preceded in death by a son, William R. Brunell.
Survivors include her husband, Robert Brunell; two daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and Kenneth Ackerman of Sioux City, Iowa, Marilyn and Jack Curran of Bella Vista; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Wednesday, Oct. 2, at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Omaha, Neb.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at the Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista with the Rev. James Still officiating.
Arrangements are by Benton County Funeral Home of Bentonville.
Memorials may be made to the Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista, 1880 Forest Hills Blvd., Bella Vista, Ark. (72715).
Hazel A. Chaplik
Hazel A. Chaplik, 84, of Bella Vista, died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2002, at Northwest Medical Center in Springdale. She was born Oct. 26, 1917, in Atkinson, Neb., to Olen and Essie Mae Stratton.
She moved to Bella Vista from Minneapolis in October 1979. She was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church.
Survivors include her husband of 65 years, John P. Chaplik of Bella Vista; three sons, John Chaplik Jr., and his wife, Barbara, of Port Aransas, Texas, James Chaplik of West Des Moines, Iowa, and Joseph Chaplik of Valley Falls, Kan.; four daughters, Judy LaBlanc of Omaha, Neb., Janet Lechner and husband Darrel of LaVista, Neb., Jennifer Moyers and husband Mike of Des Moines, and Jeaneene Boyer of St. Louis; two sisters, Marie Boyer of Coronna, Calif., and Joanne Loomis of Murrieto, Calif.; 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation was from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, with Rosary at 6 p.m., at Bella Vista Funeral Home and Crematory, 2258 Forest Hills Blvd. Funeral Mass was at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 1 St. Bernard Lane in Bella Vista, with the Rev. Father Joseph J. Enderlin officiating.
Burial will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at Calvary Cemetery in Omaha, Neb.
Mary Elizabeth Louy
Mary Elizabeth Louy, 86, of Bella Vista, died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2002, in Colorado. She was born Jan. 16, 1916, in Fort Worth, Texas, to Sylvester and Blanche Duncan Dooley.
She graduated from the University of Missouri at Kansas City in 1937 with a bachelor of arts degree in English. She married James Brinstan Louy of Independence, Kan., and traveled with him during World War II while he served in the U.S. Navy.
She and her family lived in Cleveland, Ohio, where she worked as a social worker at St. Dominic's Parish and at Highland View Hospital for eight years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Brinstan Louy, in 1994; and a son, William James Louy of Bella Vista, in 1994.
Survivors include two grandchildren, Matthew Brinstan Louy and Kirsten Wimberly Louy-Nasty, both of Colorado; a niece, Virginia Cohlmia of Tulsa, Okla.; a cousin, Patti O'Conner of Belton, Texas; and five great-grandchildren.
Cremation arrangements were by Crist Mortuary of Boulder, Colo. Burial will be Oct. 26 in Maryville, Mo.
Memorials may be made to SHOUT (Stay Healthy-Oppose Using Tobacco), in care of Cheryl Christensen, 8464 W. Ford Road, Boulder, Colo. (80304); to St. Bernard Catholic Church of Bella Vista; or to Bella Vista Public Library.
Condolences may be sent to the family in care of her daughter-in-law, Victoria Karlin, 111 Alaska Road, Boulder, Colo. (80302).
Clif Mercer, 87, of Bella Vista, died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2002, at Concordia Care Center in Bella Vista.
No services will be held.
Cremation arrangements are by Stockdale Funeral Services of Rogers.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Hospital in Rogers.
Eileen Sugg, 77, of Cedarville, and formerly of the Bentonville and Bella Vista area, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2002, in Cedarville. She was born Nov. 4, 1924, in Woodward County, Okla., to George and Ami F. Whitaker Burkhart.
She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by a grandson, Keith McHenry.
Survivors include her husband, William R. "Bill" Sugg; three daughters, Kay Best of Shawnee, Okla., Claudia Avery of Wichita, Kan., and Linda McHenry of Cedarville; a son, Mike Sugg of Norman, Okla.; nine grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service was held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at the Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home chapel in Van Buren. Burial was at Salem Cemetery near Cedarville.
Cremation arrangements are by Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.
Jack J. Stubby
Jack J. Stubby, 71, of Bella Vista, and Brookville, Kan., died Oct. 4, 2002, in Wichita, Kan. He was born July 30, 1931, in Lehigh, Kan., to Victor and Irene Kriger Stubby.
He was a farmer. He returned to Brookville, Kan., during harvest time each year.
Survivors include his wife, Kay F. Stubby; two sons, Jim Stubby and Jim Lyne, both of Salina, Kan.; three daughters, Vicky Wiebke of Ellsworth, Kan., Rita Dugger of Salina, Kan., and Shelly Brown of Vancouver, Wash.; two brothers, Bob Stubby of Grand Island, Neb., and Willis Stubby of Amarillo, Texas; and a grandchild.
Visitation was from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7. Family received friends between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Monday at Roselawn Heights Memorial Chapel at 1920 E. Crawford, Salina, Kan. (67401). Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, at Roselawn Heights Memorial Chapel.
Ruth C. Anderson
Ruth C. Anderson, 81, of Bella Vista, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002, at her home. She was born Jan. 6, 1921, in Hamilton, Ohio, to Carl and Frances Speak.
She married Franklin Baer in 1942. While in high school, she began her career as a cosmetics clerk. She later became a jewelry buyer for Gibson's in Amarillo.
She was working on a bachelor of arts degree at Kearney State College when she married Glen Anderson in 1970. The couple lived in Holdrege, Neb., for 15 years.
After her husband's retirement, they moved to Bella Vista in 1985. She was an active member of Bella Vista Christian Church until her health failed.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Elizabeth Speak and Sylvia Perretti.
Survivors include her husband, Glen Anderson; a daughter, Dinah Baer of Bella Vista; a son, Timothy Baer of Amarillo, Texas; a stepson, Robert Anderson of Lincoln, Neb.; a stepdaughter, Mary Engle of Norfolk, Neb.; and a sister, Norma Richards of Sylvania, Ohio.
Burial was at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at Bella Vista Cemetery. A memorial service was held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at Bella Vista Christian Church.
Arrangements are by Bella Vista Funeral Home and Crematory.
Memorials may be made to the Bella Vista Christian Church, Mission Fund, 103 Riordan Road, Bella Vista, Ark. (72714).