Skyler Austin Eugene Morton
CORVALLIS, Ore. - Skyler Austin Eugene Morton was stillborn Jan. 5, 2001, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Corvallis.
He was the son of Vennie Lynn Williams and Jason Samuel Morton.
He was the grandson of Katie Hanson and Nick Munoz, both of Hutchinson.
Graveside services will be held today in Locke Cemetery, Corvallis.
DeMoss-Durdan Garden Chapel, Corvallis, is in charge of arrangements.
DeVaney Murphy Faye 'Rose' Waffle
WICHITA - Faye "Rose" Waffle DeVaney Murphy, 84, died Jan. 5, 2001.
She was born Feb. 1, 1906, at Havana, the daughter of Benjamin J. and Susan I. Cheeseman Rose.
Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. John's Lutheran Church, Nashville. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Cochran Mortuary, Wichita, is in charge of arrangements.
Lucinda Juanita Goossen
GOESSEL - Lucinda Juanita Goossen, 19, died Jan. 5, 2001, on Highway 15, three miles north of Goessel.
She was born June 30, 1981, at Newton, the daughter of Ervin and Maria Belia Trevino Goossen. A rural Hillsboro resident, and a graduate of Goessel High School, she was a sophomore at Kansas State University at Manhattan.
She belonged to Alexander-wohl Mennonite Church, Goes-sel 4-H and FFA, the Student Organization of Rotary International, Multicultural Ambassador, American Dairy Association, Dairy Science Club and the Pre-Vet Club.
Survivors include: a brother, Alexander, rural Hillsboro; a sister, Carmelita Goossen, rural Hillsboro; her parents, rural Hillsboro; and a grandmother, Agnes Goossen, Goessel.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church, near Goessel, with the Revs. James Dunn and Mark Wiens presiding. Visitation will be from 1 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home, Goessel, with the family present to greet friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Burial will be in Alexanderwohl Cemetery, Goessel.
Memorials may be sent to the Lucinda Goossen Memorial Fund in care of the church.
Howard R. Prince
NICKERSON - Howard R. Prince, 65, died Jan. 6, 2001, at Hutchinson Hospital.
He was born Sept. 5, 1935, at El Monte, Calif. He was a former employee of Sony Companies in California.
He was of the Catholic faith and served in the U.S. Marine Corps.
On Sept. 18, 1999, he married Patricia Harrison at Hutchinson. She survives.
Other survivors include: two stepsons, Henry Harrison, Phoenix, and Michael O'Malley, Fargo, N.D.; two stepdaughters, Lydia Penman and Towanda Lyon, both of Phoenix; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The family is planning private services.
Memorials may be sent to the Hutchinson Humane Society in care of Elliott Mortuary, Hutchinson.
Frank G. Garcia
GARDEN CITY - Frank G. Garcia, 48, died Jan. 4, 2001, at St. Catherine Hospital, Garden City.
He was born Aug. 25, 1952, in Moorhead, Minn., the son of Manuel G. and Nicolasa Garza Garcia. A resident of Garden City since 1994, moving from Texas, he was a beef packer at IBP.
He belonged to St. Mary's Catholic Church, was a first-degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Crusillo and Sideliner Booster Club, all at Garden City.
On June 3, 1978, he married Ana M. Estrada at Cactus, Texas. She survives.
Other survivors include: three sons, Frank Jr., Jacksonville, N.C., Edward L. and Adam, both of Garden City; three brothers, Manuel Jr. and Rene, both Garden City, and Bruce, Kearney, Neb.; two sisters, Rosalinda Perez, Garden City, and Betty Veta, Carrizo Springs, Texas; and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Mike.
Vigil service will be at 7:30 p.m. Monday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Garden City. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church, with Father Carlos Garcia Pena presiding. Friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday at Price & Sons Funeral Home, Garden City. Burial will be in Valley View Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to the church in care of the funeral home.
WaKEENEY - Ruben Dein-es, 86, died Jan. 11, 2001, at his home.
He was born Feb. 21, 1914, at WaKeeney, the son of Solomon Sr. and Katharina Karst Deines. He was a 1932 graduate of Trego Community High School and a graduate of Hebron Junior College, Hebron, Neb. A lifetime WaKeeney-area resident, he was a farmer, stockman and a self-employed building contractor, retiring in 1991.
He belonged to First United Methodist Church, was a member of the Masonic Lodge AF & AM No. 148, Order of Eastern Star Margaret Chapter No. 249, Trego County Histor-ical Society and the Big Creek Recreation, all at WaKeeney.
On Jan. 23, 1938, he married Lorrayne Kobler at WaKeeney. She survives.
Other survivors include: a son, Tom, Hutchinson; two daughters, Karla Johnson, Wa-Keeney, and Leslie Owen, Laur-ie, Mo.; two brothers, Solomon Jr., Liberal, and Raymond, WaKeeney; a sister, Ruth Scott, WaKeeney; 10 grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Alan Deines; three brothers, Bernhardt, Sieghardt and Ernest Deines; and a sister, Martha Karst.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church, WaKeeney, with the Rev. Tod Anthony presiding. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday, with the family present to greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m., at Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney. Burial will be in WaKeeney City Cemetery, with Masonic graveside rites by Masonic Lodge AF & AM No. 148, WaKeeney.
Memorials may be sent to the Trego Lemke Memorial Hospital Endowment Founda-tion or to First United Metho-dist Church, both at WaKeeney.
Irvin Martin Debes
GREAT BEND - Irvin Martin Debes, 82, died Jan. 11, 2001, at Great Bend.
He was born Sept. 15, 1918, in rural Ellinwood, the son of John Anthony and Clara Debes Debes. A lifetime Barton County resident, he was an eighth-grade graduate of St. Joseph's Catholic School, Ellinwood. He was a farmer and oil well pumper.
He was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, past member of Knights of Columbus, Ellinwood, and of the VFW and American Legion, both at Great Bend. He was a U.S. Army Medical Corps veteran of World War II.
On Jan. 15, 1942, he married Theda Gertrude Sparkman at Great Bend. She survives.
Other survivors include: two sons, Johnny L., Littleton, Colo., and Fred D., Great Bend; three sisters, Susan Schloctermeier, Ellinwood, Minnie Felke, Kansas City, Kan., and Helen Johns, Denver; four granddaughters; and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, William, and a sister, Terese Ross.
Altar Society rosary will be at 3 p.m. Sunday and vigil service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, both at Fryberger Mortuary, Great Bend. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Great Bend, with Father Angel Dy presiding. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary. Family will receive friends at 6 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be in Great Bend Cemetery, with military honors by Fort Riley Honor Guard.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Holy Family School Tuition Fund, in care of the mortuary.
Richard A. McIntire
WICHITA - Richard A. McIntire, 74, died Jan. 12, 2001, at Wichita.
He was born Oct. 22, 1926, at Dighton, the son of Emery and Mabel Williams McIntire. A Wichita resident, he was a retired quality assurance inspector at Cessna Aircraft.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
On June 25, 1950, he married Louise Schmidt at Emporia. She survives.
Other survivors include: two sons, Alan, Wichita, and Jim, Buhler; and six grandchildren.
Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Grace Pres-byterian Church, Wichita. There will be no visitation. Hillside Funeral Home, Wichita, was in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be sent to Hospice Care of Kansas, 630 North St. Francis, Wichita, KS 67214.
Mary E. Warren Burton
INDIANAPOLIS - Mary E. Warren Burton, 81, died Jan. 11, 2001, at Manor Care, Indiana-polis.
She was born Aug. 14, 1919, at Non, Okla., the daughter of John and Josephene Timmons Burditt. An Indianapolis resident, formerly of Mount Hope, Halstead and the Newton area, also having lived at Maize, Colwich and Texas, she worked at the Railroad Hotel and at local nursing homes at Newton as a nurse's aide.
On March 5, 1938, she married Arvil Warren at Calvin, Okla. He died Nov. 6, 1961. In January 1971, she married Glenn E. Burton at Percell, Okla. He died Jan. 3, 1988.
Survivors include: four sons, William "Bill" Warren, Guide Rock, Neb., Donald Warren, Wichita, Bennie Warren, Newton, and James Warren, Marion; four daughters, Norma Bolin, Wichita Falls, Texas, Clara Powell, Indianapolis, Sharon Priest, Newton, and Jennifer Hardan, Aiken, S.C.; three brothers, Dock, Phoenix, Francis, Brownwood, Texas, and Earnest, San Antonio; three sisters, Savanna Farmer, Byars, Texas, Minerva White, Madera, Calif., and Johnnie Sorenson, Cowchilla, Calif.; 21 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Wiley G. Warren; two brothers, Charlie and Sam Burditt; and a sister,
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Petersen Funeral Home Chapel, Newton, with the Rev. Ray Adams presiding. Friends may call from 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Monday in Maize Park Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to the donor's choice, in care of the funeral home.
Wilma Griffith Perkins
LA MESA, Calif. - Wilma Griffith Perkins, 74, died Dec. 21, 2000, at Grossmont Hospital, La Mesa.
She was born, Sept. 15, 1926, at Eaton, Colo., the daughter of Fred G. and Cordell M. Thompson Griffith. She attended Newton High School and was a gradate of Excelsior Union High School, Norwalk, Calif. An El Cajon-area resident, moving from Long Beach, Calif., she was a retired physical therapist.
She belonged to the Golden State Physical Therapy Asso-ciation, the American Diabetes Association, the Independent Order of Foresters, the American Business Women's Association, American Legion Auxiliary, Order of Eastern Star and served for two years as a volunteer with the San Diego Sheriff's Department.
On June 11, 1983, she married M.O. Perkins at Lake Tahoe, Calif. He died Sept 7, 1993.
Survivors include: two daughters; two brothers; three sisters, including Judy Griffith Hill, Hutchinson; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by an infant brother and a grandson.
Because her husband was a Pearl Harbor survivor, The Neptune Society, El Cajon, Calif., was in charge of arrangements. Burial was Thursday, Dec. 28, 1999, in Fort Rosecrans National Military Cemetery, San Diego.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Helen Foos, 90, died Jan. 10, 2001, at Brighton Gardens, Colorado Springs, Colo.
She was born Aug. 31, 1910, at Leoti, the daughter of Jacob and Christina Schwindt Scheu-erman. A longtime Rush County resident, she was a homemaker.
On Nov. 14, 1928, she married Clarence Foos. He preceded her in death.
Other survivors include: two daughters, Evelyn H. Morrison, San Juan, Texas, and Connie T. Watts, Colorado Springs; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by four brothers, Soloman, Paul, Lester and Clifford Scheu-erman; and a sister, Luella Gregor.
Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Janousek Funeral Home, La Crosse, with the Rev. Maurice Schaus presiding. Friends may call from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be in La Crosse Cemetery.
Lucile M. Fairchild Miller
McPHERSON - Lucile M. Fairchild Miller, 85, died Jan. 12, 2001, at Hutchinson Hospital.
She was born May 20, 1915, in McPherson County, the daughter of Almon Ray and Nellie Ann Gray Fairchild. A McPherson resident, was a McPherson County treasurer from 1963 to 1967, and a secretary/treasurer of Millers Automotive Electric.
She belonged to First Bap-tist Church, she was a life member and past president of American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 24, Passe Chapeau of the 8/40, a life member of the McPherson County Historical Society, life member of the Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, past Noble Grand of Myrtle Rebekah Lodge No. 86, and past president of the Soroptimist Club.
On June 1, 1941, she married Wade Ward Miller at McPherson. He survives.
Other survivors include: two sons, Gerald W., McPherson, and Warren, Colorado Springs, Colo.; a daughter, Sharon Bosley, Shoreacres, Texas; six grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and seven step-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Don Fairchild.
Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church, McPherson, with the Rev. Les Cantrell presiding. Friends may call from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Stockham Family Funeral Home, McPherson. Burial will be in McPherson Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to First Baptist Church or to the McPherson County Teen Center, both in care of the funeral home.
Bobby Gene 'Bob' Smith
KINGMAN - Bobby Gene "Bob" Smith, 69, died Jan. 12, 2001, at Wheatlands Health-care Center, Kingman.
He was born Feb. 12, 1931, at Nashville, Kan, the son of Arnold "Cap" and Marnice Holcomb Smith. A Kingman resident since 1997, he was a retired meat inspector for the state of Kansas.
He belonged to St. Patrick Catholic Church. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War.
On Aug. 3, 1953, he married Joan Miller at Willowdale. She survives.
Other survivors include: a son, Jack, Loveland, Colo.; two daughters, Lisa Yoder, Par-tridge, and Mary Beth Koehn, Valley Center; a brother, Keith Smith, Attica; and five grandchildren.
Parish rosary will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at St. Peter Catholic Church, Willowdale. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the church, with Father Daryl Befort presiding. Friends may call from noon to 5 p.m. today and Sunday at Livingston Funeral Home, Kingman. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to the Alzheimer's Association or the Kansas Lung Association, both in care of the funeral home.