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Miscellaneous Reno County, Kansas Deaths
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Woodrow 'Woody' Conrad
Woodrow "Woody" Conrad, 68, died Dec. 24, 2001, at Hutchinson Hospital, Hutchinson.

Madena T. Chittenden
HAYS - Madena T. Chittenden, 89, died Dec. 19, 2001, at Marriott Brighton Gardens Nursing Home, Colorado Springs, Colo.

She was born May 7, 1912, at Jetmore, the daughter of Clifford Ray and Madena Jane Leighton Hoagland. A 65-year-resident of Hays, she moved to Colorado in 2001. She attended Fort Hays State University, and served as state secretary of the Republican Party of Kansas in the 1950s. She worked at The Hays Daily News and Hays Travel Agency.

She belonged to the National Association of Retired Federal Employees.

In June 1932 she married Herbert H. Chittenden at Hays. He died in June 1965.

Survivors include: three daughters, Jane Seeman, Vienna, Va., Susan Wittwer, Colorado Springs, and Pamela Birchfield, Prairie Village; three sisters, Lavone French, Tulsa, Okla., Juanita Weedman, Houston, and Marchetta Rassmussen, Montrose, Colo.; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Keith Hoagland; a half brother, Ted Gumble; and a sister, Marguerite Johannes.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Cline's Mortuary, Hays, with the Rev. Bill Miller presiding. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Burial will be in Mount Allen Cemetery, Hays.

Memorials may be sent to Hays Public Library, in care of the mortuary. 

Stella M. Womack Hapgood
TOPEKA - Stella M. Womack Hapgood, 86, died Dec. 26, 2001, at St. Francis Hospital, Topeka.

Merle L. Schwab
PARTRIDGE - Merle L. Schwab, 90, died Dec. 25, 2001, at Hutchinson Hospital.

Helen Peterson
MCPHERSON - Helen Peterson, 90, died Dec. 25, 2001, at Angel Arms, McPherson.

Salvador P. Rodriquez
DODGE CITY- Salvador P. Rodriquez, 79, died Dec. 24, 2001, at Via Christi Regional Hospital, St. Francis Campus, Wichita.

Charles A. Briggs
OSAGE CITY - Charles A. Briggs, 77, died Dec. 23, 2001, at a Topeka hospital.

Elizabeth 'Liz' Vogel
DODGE CITY - Elizabeth "Liz" Vogel, 51, died Dec. 25, 2001, at Western Plains Regional Hospital, Dodge City.

Robert J. 'Bob Popeye' Patterson
CHASE - Robert J. "Bob Popeye" Patterson, 72, died Dec. 24, 2001, at Hutchinson Hospital, Hutchinson.

Mabel E. Burton
LYONS - Mabel E. Burton, 85, died Dec. 25, 2001, at Kingman.

She was born May 5, 1916, at Lyons, the daughter of Hiram and Kate Tobias Cherpitel. A resident of Lyons since 1973, formerly of Saratoga, Wyo., she was a homemaker.

On Dec. 25, 1938, she married Selz Burton in Okla. He died in 1972.

Survivors include: a brother, Wray Cherpitel, Lyons; a sister, Mary Harrison, Amarillo, Texas; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by: a sister, Ruth Burroughs.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Sillin Funeral Home, Lyons. Friends may visit from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Lyons Municipal Cemetery, Lyons.

Memorials may be sent to the American Heart Association, both in care of the funeral home. 

Leola Wiens
NORTH NEWTON - Leola Wiens, 79, died Dec. 24, 2001, at Newton Medical Center, Newton.

Margaret C. Hafermehl
MARQUETTE - Margaret C. Hafermehl, 89, died Dec. 25, 2001.

Olga A. Gutschenritter Hilger
GARDEN PLAIN - Olga A. Gutschenritter Hilger, 90, died Dec. 25, 2001, at Wichita.

Dr. Larry F. Glaser
CLEVELAND, Mo. - Dr. Larry F. Glaser, 60, died Dec. 15, 2001, after a two-year battle with cancer.

Lory P. Long
LIBERAL - Lory P. Long, 40, died Dec. 26, 2001, at her home, Liberal.

Mary Elizabeth Graham
PEABODY - Mary Elizabeth Graham, 104, died Dec. 26, 2001, at her home in Peabody.

Wilfred Herman Jr.
GARDEN CITY - Wilfred Herman, 66, died Dec. 26, 2001, at St. Catherine Hospital, Garden City.

Greg Charles Oakes
DODGE CITY - Greg Charles Oakes, 47, died Dec. 25, 2001, at his home in Dodge City.

He was born Feb. 8, 1954, at Wichita, the son of Lawrence and Donna Rooney Oakes. A 1972 graduate of Scott Community High School, he was a self-employed contractor.

He belonged to AMBUCS, Dodge City.

Survivors include: his father, Dodge City; a son, Joshua, Dodge City; a sister, Vicky Armstrong, Dodge City; a stepmother, Evelyn, Dodge City; and a stepfather, Lloyd Short, Muskogee, Okla.

Memorials may be sent to the Greg Oakes Memorial Fund, in care of Swaim Funeral Home, Dodge City. 

Aletha M. Marshall
NEWTON - Aletha M. Marshall, 87, died Dec. 23, 2001.

Mary A. 'Marie' Wilson
HOLYROOD - Mary A. "Marie" Wilson, 88, died Dec. 24, 2001, at Good Samaritan Village, Ellsworth.

Rose Koehler
KINGMAN - Rose Koehler, 85, died Dec. 26, 2001, at Attica Longterm Care Center, Attica.

She was born Dec. 14, 1916, at Gibbon, Okla., the daughter of Thomas and Annie Gallagher Kenny. A Kingman resident since 1956, she was a homemaker.

She belonged to St. Patrick's Catholic Church, the Daughters of Isabella and the Altar Society, all at Kingman.

On Jan. 19, 1937, she married Conrad Koehler Sr. at Manchester, Okla. He died in September 1962.

Survivors include four sons, Raymond, Bucklin, Roger, McPherson, Conrad Jr., Great Bend, and Tim, Kingman; three daughters, Karen Tatro, Hutchinson, Linda Batchman, Bushton, and Kathy Dark, Attica; three brothers, Ed, Medford, Okla., Joe, Pueblo, Colo., and Gerry, Davis, Calif.; a sister, Irene Cummings, Enid, Okla.; 34 grandchildren; and 39 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Florence Walsh; four brothers, Tom, John, Bernard and Phillip; and two sisters, Mary Peterson and Katherine Koehler.

Parish and Daughters of Isabella rosaries will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Livingston Funeral Home, Kingman. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Kingman, with Father Joseph Tatro presiding. Friends may call after 12 noon on Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Kingman.

Memorials may be sent to the Attica Longterm Care Center or to St. Patrick's Grade School, both in care of Livingston Funeral Home.

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