DANA JEAN (HUTCHINSON) RIEDEL
Dana Riedel, 49, was called home to be with the Lord after a courageous battle with cancer on Monday, February 14, 2005 at her home. Services will be at 10:00 AM, Thursday, February 17, 2005, at Overland Park Christian Church, with burial at Antioch Cemetery, Merriam, KS. Visitation will be held Wednesday, February 16, 2005 from 6-8 PM at Amos Family Chapel of Lenexa. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Animal Haven Animal Shelter, 9800 W. 67th St., Shawnee Mission, KS 66203.
Dana was a lifelong resident of Overland Park, Kansas except for attending college in Hays, Kansas where she met and married Bob. She graduated from Shawnee Mission West and Fort Hays State College with a Masters in Special Education. She was a Special Education teacher in the Shawnee Mission and Hays, KS school districts. She was presented the PTA Lifetime Achievement Award and was involved in Girls Scouts. She was loved by many including her husband Bob of the home, daughters Renee and Rachael, sons Ryan and Rusty, one grandchild Sadie, parents Merrill and Rowena Hutchinson, sister Dee Ann and brother Dean. She was adored by all nieces, nephews and many friends and students’ whose lives she touched in her 25 years of teaching.
Ruth Appleyard, 88, Overland Park, KS Passed away Fri. Feb. 11, 2005, at Overland Park Manor. Private Services At Mt. Olivet Cemetery
She is survived by her son, Dennis Appleyard and 3 granddaughters Jennifer, Kelley & Amy.
LEWIS PHILIP HAHN
Lewis Philip Hahn, 89, of Hesston, KS, formerly of Shawnee, KS, died Feb. 9 at
Schowalter Villa, Hesston, KS. Visitation to be at Shawnee United Methodist Church Feb. 12, 2:30-5:00 with service at the church Feb. 13 at 2:30. Memorials to Shawnee United Methodist.
Lewis was born Aug. 21, 1915 in Cottage Grove, IN. He graduated from Miami
Univ., Ohio, 1938. He married Arline Brewer July 7, 1943 in Washington DC. He retired from the US Weather Bureau as a river forcaster in 1975 after 38 yrs. Lewis had been active in the community, a member of Shawnee UMC, served on the Johnson Co. election board, and had been a volunteer at the National Archives. He was an avid gardener, photographer, and geneologist. He is survived by wife Arline, sons Mark, Littleton, CO and Allen, Hesston, 4 grandchildren, and sister Doris Burdsall, VA.
WALTER W. SCHULER
Walter Schuler,73, of Kansas City, KS passed away Wednesday February 9th, 2005 at his home. Services will be held Monday February 14th, at the Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee at 10:30 a.m. Friends may call Sunday the 13th from 2-4:00 p.m. at the Chapel. Burial in Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Walter was born March 19th, 1931 in Kansas City, MO to Arthur and Hazel (Collier) Schuler. He graduated from Washington High School and served in the United States Navy until 1955. Walter owned and operated a barber shop in the Turner area of KCK and also the Turner Food Store and a Barbeque and Deli and was the founder of Schuler Liquors that is still operating today. He was also a member of the Moose Lodge #1999. Walter is survived by his wife Betty; his daughter Sabrina and her husband Tim and their son Pace. His son Michael Schuler his wife Joy and their children Nicholas Schuler and Katie Laws; his great grandson Wesley Laws. He also leaves his sisters Sharon Whisler of Leavenworth and Mabel mock of Olathe.
DONALD D. FLEENOR
Donald Fleenor, 78, of Overland Park passed away Wednesday January 19th, 2005 at his residence in The Atriums of Overland Park. Services will be held Saturday January 22nd, 2005 at The Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee at 1:00 p.m. Inurnment
Will be at Silent City Cemetery, Desoto, KS following the service Saturday. The family requests donations to Old Mission United Methodist Church
Donald was born November 30th, 1926 in Scott County, KS to William and Lillian (Goertz) Fleenor. He served in the United States Merchant Marine during WWII and The US Army following the war. Donald moved to the Kansas City area in 1975 and drove for Safeway Stores until his retirement. In 1998 Donald moved with his wife Dorothy to Colorado Springs, she preceded him in death in 1999. Donald is survived by his daughters Jean Dreiling of Lawrence, KS, Elaine Moyer of Salina, KS; his sons Wayne Fleenor of Hays, KS and Lee Fleenor also of Hays. His step children James Chiga of Colorado Springs and Ann Chiga Wilson of Chicago, Ill. His sisters Emily Galyon of Phoenix, AZ and Alice Rinke of Wichita, KS; his brother Robert Fleenor of McPherson, KS. He also leaves 16 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Orville Fleenor.
JOSEPH M. WEBER
Joseph Weber, 59, of Shawnee, KS passed away January 22, 2005 at Select Specialty Hospital. Services will be held Wednesday January 26th at 10 a.m. Friends may call the 25th from 6-8:00 p.m. at the church. Burial Pleasant View Cemetery.
NORMA JEAN “BETTY” BAXTER
Norma Jean “Betty” Baxter, 73, Shawnee, KS passed away Mon. Jan. 24, 2005, at her home. Memorial Service will be 10:00 AM, Friday, Jan. 28, 2005, at the Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee – Cremation. Visitation will be from 9:00 to 10:00 AM Friday at the Chapel. The family request no flowers and contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Betty was born in Kansas City, MO. She was a cook in the Shawnee Mission School District. She was a member of the Women of the Moose. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Baxter. Survivors include three daughters, Emma Miller of Shawnee, Glennda and her husband Jerry Sease of Columbus, OH, and Dianna Baxter of Shawnee; Four sons, Kenneth C. Baxter of Shawnee, Larry and his wife Margie Baxter of Prairie Village, KS, Michael and his wife Violet Baxter of Shawnee, KS and Russell and his wife Kay Baxter of Gibson City, IL; eighteen grandchildren and four great grandchildren.