NEWTON - Beverly Wohlschlegel, 70, died March 23, 2000, at her home.
She was born Sept. 23, 1929, at Hutchinson, the daughter of Robert A. and Lillian M. Litchfield Schultz. A Newton resident, she was a homemaker and worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone for 10 years as an operator and wire chief clerk.
She was a life member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, was involved with the Girl Scouts for 14 years, 4-H for 12 years and the Parent-Teachers Association. She was named woman of the year in the early 1960s.
On March 12, 1950, she married Claude Wohlschlegel at Newton. He survives.
Other survivors include: three daughters, Sherry Shinkle, Park City, and Cindy Rambo and Janet Garza, both of Newton; a brother, Robert Shultz, Austin, Texas; and five grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Petersen Funeral Home Chapel, Newton, with Lloyd Craft officiating. Friends may call from 1 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, with the family receiving friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Restlawn Gardens of Memory, Newton.
Memorials may be sent to Friendly Acres, the American Cancer Society, or to Central Homecare and Hospice, all in care of the funeral home.
Jim Andreotta Sr.
LIBERAL - Jim Andreotta Sr., 66, died March 21, 2000, at his home after a sudden illness.
He was born Oct. 20, 1933, at Chicago, the son of Jack and Kay Bunting Andreotta. He graduated from DeLaselle High School, Chicago. He was a production line supervisor for American Can Corp., retiring after 33 years in August 1985. In September 1985, he moved to Liberal and was security guard for the former Idlewild Securities until retiring in February 1996.
He belonged to St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Chicago, and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
On Sept. 26, 1953, he married Dorothy Fennewald at Lawrenceburg, Ind. She survives.
Other survivors include: two sons, James Jr. and Kevin, both of Liberal; a daughter, Kathleen Gaston, Santa Fe, Mo.; his father, Evergreen Park, Ill.; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his mother.
Rosary will be at 7:30 p.m. today at Miller Mortuary Cha-pel, Liberal. Graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Arkalon Cemetery, Liberal, with military honors. Friends may call from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the mortuary.
Alvin W. Sale
PENALOSA - Alvin W. Sale, 80, died March 22, 2000, at Hutchinson Hospital.
He was born Sept. 29, 1919, at Penalosa, the son of Albert and Myrtle Brewer Sale. A lifetime resident of the Penalosa community, he was a retired farmer, former postmaster and rural mail carrier.
He belonged to United Methodist Church, Penalosa, was a past master of the Turon Lodge and a past patron of Turon Chapter Order of Eastern Star, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Kingman. He was a member of Odd Fellows Lodge, Lerado, York Rite Bodies and Midian Shrine Temple, both of Wichita, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
On Oct. 27, 1942, he married Juanita Maloney at Salt Lake City. She survives.
Other survivors include: a daughter, Alice Byrum, Wichita; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Dudley Sale and Leslie Christian; and a sister, Alberta.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Livingston Funeral Home, Kingman, with Pastor Mike McGovney presiding. Friends may call from noon to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be in Shelman Cemetery, north of Cunningham.
Memorials may be sent to the Midian Shrine Plane of Mercy Fund, in care of the funeral home.
Ruth E. Pleasant
NAMPA, Idaho - Ruth E. Pleasant, 93, died March 20, 2000, at Nampa, Idaho.
Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by Burkhart Funeral Chapel, Dodge City.
Violet L. Flessa
WICHITA - Violet L. Flessa, 92, died March 22, 2000, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita.
She was born Aug. 8, 1907, at Dodge City, the daughter of Oscar and Anna Akers Kretzer. A former Gypsum, Hutchinson and Nickerson resident, she worked as an operator for United Telephone Co., Gypsum, for several years. She was a homemaker.
She belonged to Gypsum United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women. She belonged to the Gypsum Senior Citizen Club and was a charter member of Friendly Neighbors Club, Gypsum.
On Sept. 11, 1929, she married Ralph Flessa at McPherson. He died in 1972.
Survivors include: a sister, Woneita Hollon, Wichita; and numerous nephews and nieces.
Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Gypsum Cemetery, with the Rev. Paul Robbins presiding. Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, both at Karber Gillum Funeral Home, Gypsum.
Memorials may be sent to the Kansas Eye Bank or the United Methodist Church, Gypsum, both in care of the funeral home.
OTIS - Harry Hergenreter, 86, died March 22, 2000, at Plaza West Regional Health Center, Topeka.
He was born May 7, 1913, at Lincoln, Neb., the son of Conrad and Magdelena Hinkle Hergenreter. A life-time Otis resident, moving to Topeka two years ago, he was a farmer.
He belonged to Trinity Lutheran Church, Otis.
On May 20, 1945, he married Ida M. Rodie at Otis. She died July 28, 1989.
Survivors include: a brother, Victor, Kansas City, Kan.; a sister, Esther Bell, Denver; and many nephews and nieces.
He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Marlene; a brother, William; and a sister, Lydia Caviness.
Funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church, Otis, with Pastor Margaret Gary presid-ing. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. today at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, Hoisington, and 11 a.m. to service time Saturday at the church. Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery, Otis.
Memorials may be sent to the Otis Ambulance Service, in care of the funeral home.
LIBERAL - Betty Bradford, 75, died March 22, 2000, at Southwest Medical Center, Liberal.
She was born Sept. 20, 1924, at Hooker, Okla., the daughter of James Royal and Edna Olive Hecox Brad-ford. She graduated from Liberal High School in 1943 and became a hairdresser and owned and operated Betty's Bea for many years. She later worked at Beech Aircraft as a welder from 1968 until her retirement in 1992.
She belonged to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and the Rebekah Lodge .
Survivors include: a brother, Edwin Bradford, Liberal; a sister, Joye Garrison, Liberal; six nephews and nieces; and numerous great- and great-great-nephews and nieces.
Funeral will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Kitch Funeral Home Chapel, Liberal, with the Rev. Charles Rowley presiding. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and until service time Saturday, both at the funeral home. Burial will be in Liberal Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to the American Lung Association, in care of the funeral home.
Leah Faye Hefke
HARPER - Leah Faye Hefke, 93, died March 23, 2000, at Norwich Care Center.
She was born Sept. 8, 1906, at Adams, the daughter of Jesse and Mary L. Clark Riggs. She was a retired secretary for Abercrombie Oil Co.
She belonged to East Heights Methodist Church, Wichita.
In Nov. 1943, she married Elmer C. Hefke. He died Jan. 23, 1985.
Survivors include: several nephews and nieces, including Bonnie VanGieson, Rago.
Graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Greenwood Cemetery, Oatville, with Pastor Clayton Portenier presiding.
Memorials may be sent to Harper Christian Church or Norwich Care Center, both in care of Elliott Funeral Home, Harper.
Frank L. Williams
PRATT - Frank L. Williams, 93, died March 22, 2000, at Pratt Regional Medical Center.
He was born Aug. 10, 1906, at Cullison, the son of David Hugh and Nellie Frances Warner Williams. A lifetime area resident, he was a retired farmer and mechanic, and also retired from the Kansas Highway Department.
He belonged to Odd Fellows Lodge No. 248, Pratt.
On Oct. 16, 1929, he married Thelma Miskimen at Fowler. She died Feb. 23, 1994.
Survivors include: two sons, Cecil L., Holland, Mich., and Doyle, Albuquerque, N.M.; a daughter, Helen Nadine Schuster, St. Louis; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Ayres-Calbeck Mortuary, Pratt, with Mark Hayes presiding. Friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the mortuary. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Pratt.
Memorials may be sent to the First Baptist Church, Pratt, in care of the mortuary.
Edna P. Carlile
LIBERAL - Edna P. Carlile, 68, died March 21, 2000, at Via Christi Regional Medical Center, St. Francis Campus, Wichita.
She was born Feb. 28, 1932, in Seward County, the daughter of Emil and Pearl Ingerham Thompson. She graduated from Liberal High School. She was a homemaker.
She attended St. Paul United Methodist Church and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxil-iary, both at Liberal.
On July 19, 1953, she married Bill Carlile at Clayton, N.M. He survives.
Other survivors include: two sons, Bill Jr., Liberal, and Wesley, Turpin, Okla.; a daughter, Pamela Harness, Liberal; two brothers, Eldon Thompson, Gainsville, Ohio, and Harvey Thompson, Liberal; and four grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two daughters and a sister.
Private graveside services will be held in Liberal Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to Victory in the Valley, Wichita, in care of Miller Mortuary, Liberal.
CHELSEA, Okla. - Betty Kincade, 58, died Mar. 21, 2000, at St. John's Hospital, Tulsa, Okla.
She was born Oct. 22, 1941, at Otis, the daughter of Theodore and Elizabeth Regier. She was a homemaker.
On Nov. 28, 1984, she married Bob Kincade at Miami, Okla. He survives.
Other survivors include: her mother, Newton; three sons, Hugh Clare and Kelly Clare, both of Wichita, and Greg Clare, Talala, Okla.; three stepdaughters, Yvette Teele, Sharlyn Farbro and Lesley Lee, all of Chelsea, Okla.; two brothers, Theodore K. Regier Jr., Newton, and Louis L. Regier, Hutchinson; and 14 grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Zion Mennonite Church, Elbing. Burial will be in Zion Cemetery, Elbing.
Seaman-Blanke Funeral Service, Chelsea, Okla., is in charge of arrangements.
Norman E. Schneider
RUSSELL - Norman E. Schneider, 62, died March 21, 2000, at Russell Regional Hospital.
He was born July 30, 1937, in Trego County, the son of Adam George and Armalia S. Eiring Schneider. A Russell resident for the past year, moving from Ransom, he was a farmer and stockman.
He belonged to the Eagles Lodge, WaKeeney.
On Sept. 1, 1956, he married Thyra Reeder at WaKeeney. She died March 24, 1995.
Survivors include: two sons, Tom, Abilene, and Tim, Salina; two daughters, Tamera Rogers, Hays, and Lynette Steckline, WaKeeney; a brother, Vern Schneider, Fort Collins, Colo.; and 11 grandchildren.
Cremation is planned. Inurnment will be at a later date.
Great Bend Family Mortuary and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
BRISTOW, Okla. - Grave-side services for Evelyn Banks, who died March 21, 2000, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Lerado Cemetery. Schumacher Funeral Home, Bristow, Okla., is in charge of arrangements.
Carla Jean Fravel
FORD - Carla Jean Fravel, 46, died March 23, 2000, at Wichita.
Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by Minnis Mortuary, Bucklin.