Wayne Leroy Swanson
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Wayne Leroy Swanson, 74, Huntsville, died Saturday, Nov. 13, 2004.
Mr. Swanson was born Aug. 3, 1930, in Kipp, Kan. He was an aerospace engineer for 45 years, retiring in 1995, and then a farmer in Huntsville.
Survivors include his wife, Maralee; three sons, Bruce of Madison, Steve of Meridianville and Alan of Huntsville; three brothers, Romaine of Gypsum, Kan., Gerald of Jefferson City, Mo., and Melvin of Derby, Kan.; and eight grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Berryhill Funeral Home, Huntsville. Burial will be in Huntsville Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or Madison United Methodist Church, 101 Church, Madison, AL 35758.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Francis Mendoza Lance Tetreault
MILTONVALE -- Francis Mendoza Lance Tetreault, premature son of Henri and Crystal Tetreault, died Sunday, Nov. 14, 2004.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his brother, Henri James Ray Armond Tetreault; his grandparents, Diane Tetreault of Miltonvale, Paul Pearson of Candia, N.H., and Janet and Glen Nelson of Miltonvale; and his great-grandparents, Jim L. Morris and Khali Meyers, both of Miltonvale.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Phelps Funeral home, 217 W. First, Miltonvale 67466. Burial will be in Miltonvale Cemetery.
Victor E. Wagoner
FRANKLIN, Neb. -- Victor E. Wagoner, 90, Franklin, formerly of Hoxie, Kan., died Sunday, Nov. 14, 2004.
Mr. Wagoner was born Dec. 1, 1913, in Sheridan County. He was a retired rancher.
His wife, Ella, died in 2002.
Survivors include four sons, Victor J. of Edmond, Kan., Norbert and John, both of Franklin, and Nick of Columbus; seven daughters, Janet Miller of Lincoln, Violet Kinderknecht of Almena, Kan., Arleen Spresser and Linda Zierlein, both of Norton, Rosalie Bainter of Selden, Elaine Milkie of Franklin and Roxie Bruggeman of Roseland; 43 grandchildren; 94 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, Franklin. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Bloomington.
A rosary will be said at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hutchins Funeral Chapel, Franklin.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, and 10 a.m. until the service Thursday at the church.
Robert Lee "Bud" Witt
Robert Lee "Bud" Witt, 76, Salina, formerly of Gorham, died Friday, Nov. 12, 2004.
Mr. Witt was born Feb. 29, 1928, in Walker.
Survivors include a brother, Donald of Hays; four sisters, Doris M. Dreiling of Gorham, Twila Mae Froelich of Russell, Betty Ann Wall of Wichita and Alice Presti of Waltham, Mass.
A memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Gorham. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Gorham.
A rosary will be said at 1:15 p.m. Friday at the church.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Church or Downs Nursing Center.
Visitation will be from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Friday at the church, where the family will receive friends.
Cline's Mortuary, 412 Main, Victoria 67671, is handling arrangements.
Keri Taylair Zimmerman
Keri Taylair Zimmerman, infant daughter of Richard Zimmerman and Jennifer Lien, died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2004.
Keri was born Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2004.
In addition to her parents, Keri is survived by a brother, Kasey Lien of the home; her grandparents, Gary and Rhonda Gabel and Rick and Glenda Zimmerman, all of Great Bend, and Jerry and Lois Holtz of Salina.
Private services were held at Carlson-Ford-Geisendorf Funeral Home, Salina. Burial was in Gypsum Hill Cemetery, Salina.
Gladys Violet Bishop
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. -- Gladys Violet Bishop, 94, Palm Springs, formerly of Leoti, Kan., died Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2004. Mrs. Bishop was born Gladys Violet Leeper on Dec. 21, 1909, in Syracuse, Kan. She helped raise her four brothers and sisters after her mother died when Gladys was nine. She graduated from Rolla (Kan.) High School in 1929. She earned her teaching certificate and taught for five years in one-room schoolhouses. She was a homemaker and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Desert Hot Springs, and a member of Rebekah Lodge, a former member of First Baptist Church and a Girl Scout leader and board member for 15 years, all in Leoti, Kan. Her husband, Verla Jay, died in 1957. Survivors include two sons, Max Delmer and wife Joellen of Salina, Kan., and Carl David and wife Leta of Palm Desert; a daughter, Twila Fern Hartz and husband Barry of Apple Valley; a stepson, James Arthur Bishop and wife Marie of Denver; two stepdaughters, Mary Lucille Cantrell and husband John of Phoenix and Leona Maxine DeLissa and husband L.A. "Gus" of Meade, Kan.; five grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church, Leoti, Pastor Dick Odum officiating. Burial will be in Leoti Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Gladys V. Bishop Memorial Fund, in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, Box 161, Leoti, KS 67861. Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the funeral home.
Evelyn W. Deines
GALATIA -- Evelyn W. Deines, 86, Galatia, died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2004. Mrs. Deines was born Evelyn W. Brack on July 9, 1918, in Otis. She was a homemaker. Her husband, Lawrence L., died in 2003. Survivors include two sons, Jerry of Russell and Larry of Galatia; three daughters, Karen Keil of Edmond, Okla., Gloria Myers of Ellinwood and Denise Schulte of Claflin; three brothers, Dan E. Brack Jr. and Wilbur Brack, both of Farmington, N.M.; and Tom Brack of Great Bend; three sisters, Marilyn White of Royce City, Texas, Wilma Cody of Welaka, Fla., and DeAnna Robinson of Broken Arrow, Okla.; 13 grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and three stepgreat-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Galatia. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the church or Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, 415 N. Main, Hoisington 67544, where family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m., and from 9:30 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church.
Helen M. Duden
COLBY -- Helen M. Duden, 78, Colby, died Thursday, Nov. 18, 2004. Kersenbrock Funeral Chapel, Colby, is handling arrangements.
Floyd M. Edgington
Floyd M. Edgington, 75, Salina, died Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2004. Mr. Edgington was born Nov. 10, 1929, in Decatur County. He was in aircraft avionics and had worked for Boeing, Cessna and the U.S. Army at Marshall Field, Fort Riley. He had been a delivery man for NAPA and a security guard for Exide Technologies (Battery), Salina. He enjoyed yard work, flower gardening and sports, especially University of Kansas Jayhawk basketball and Kansas State University Wildcat and Kansas City Chiefs football. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alva and Edna Edgington; and two brothers, Allen and Ivan. Survivors include his wife, Marcella, of Salina; a son, Jim of Bella Vista, Ark.; two daughters, Diana Booze and husband John of Lewisville, Texas, and Vicky Melton and husband Dean of Turon; 16 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 7:30 p.m. today at Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina 67401. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Hoxie Cemetery. Memorials may be made to American Heart Association. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the mortuary.
Ora Emilie Erway
ELLSWORTH -- Ora Emilie Erway, 101, Ellsworth, died Thursday, Nov. 18, 2004. Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth, is handling arrangements.
Mary Kuhn Frank
HAYS -- Mary Kuhn Frank, 79, Hays, died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2004. Mrs. Frank was born Mary Leiker on May 21, 1925, in Munjor. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Albert Kuhn, in 1971 and her second husband, Eddie Frank, in 1987. Survivors include three sons, Allen Kuhn of Wichita and Glenn Kuhn and Brian Kuhn, both of Hays; a daughter, JoAnn Lingvai of Wichita; three stepsons, Ronald Frank of Manhattan, Leon Frank of Hays and Keith Frank of Bison; a stepdaughter, Jolene Engel of Houston; a brother, Gilbert Leiker of Hays; five sisters, Virginia Schmidt, Alexia Robben and Pauline Miller, all of Hays, Agedia Haselhorst of Gorham and Tillie Windholz of Victoria; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and seven stepgrandchildren. The funeral will be at noon Saturday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays. A Daughters of Isabella rosary will be said at 6 p.m. and a parish vigil will be at 6:30 p.m. today at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 20th and Pine, Hays 67601. Memorials have been established in her name. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Melba D. Hart
BARNARD -- Melba D. Hart, 78, Barnard, died Thursday, Nov. 18, 2004. Shields Funeral Home, Minneapolis, is handling arrangements.
PORTIS -- Merwin Kaser, 73, Portis, died Thursday, Nov. 18, 2004. Clark-Gashaw Mortuary, Osborne, is handling arrangements.
Barbara Ann Lovelace
GOODLAND -- Barbara Ann Lovelace, 81, Goodland, died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2004. Mrs. Lovelace was born Barbara Ann Glasco on Nov. 28, 1922, in Bird City. She sold Avon and was activity director at Good Samaritan Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, O. Forrest "Frosty," in 1973. Survivors include two daughters, Judy Mann of Hutchinson and Carol Ward of Woodland Park, Colo.; a son, Gary of Goodland; a sister, Vada Pancake of Colby; two brothers, Glenn Glasco of Bird City and Rex Glasco of Tucson, Ariz.; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Mountain time Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Burial will be in Goodland Cemetery. A vigil will be at 7 p.m. today at the church. Memorials may be made to the church or Senior Center, in care of Bateman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 278, Goodland 67735. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
SUPERIOR, Neb. -- Raymond Marquart, 82, Superior, died Thursday, Nov. 18, 2004. Williams Funeral Home, Superior, is handling arrangements.
Loyal E. McIntyre
HILL CITY -- Loyal E. McIntyre, Hill City, died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2004. Spencer-Stinemetz Chapel, Hill City is handling arrangements.
Beverly Lynn Mountz
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Beverly Lynn Mountz, 55, Colorado Springs, died Nov. 12, 2004. Mrs. Mountz was born July 5, 1949, in Beloit, Kan. She graduated from Beloit High School and attended Kansas State University at Manhattan. She married Wade Mountz on Sept. 5, 1970, and lived in Salina, Kan., for 10 years before moving to Colorado Springs in 1986. She was an account manager at Valdez International. She was a member of a local chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority in Colorado Springs. She was preceded in death by her father, Bob. Survivors include her husband, Wade, of the home; a son, Scott and wife Miranda; a grandson, Scotty Mountz; her mother, Arlene of Kansas; and two brothers, Rod and Brad, both of Kansas. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. today at First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada, Colorado Springs. Swan-Law Funeral Home, 501 N. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs 80903, is handling arrangements.
Thomas P. Ryan
JOHNSON -- Thomas P. Ryan, 60, Johnson, died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2004. Harrison Chapel, Colby, is handling arrangements.
Rosanna Marie Savery
WAMEGO -- Rosanna Marie Savery, 81, Wamego, died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2004. Mrs. Savery was born Rosanna Marie Perret on Nov. 13, 1923, in Aurora. She worked at an aircraft plant in Concordia during World War II. She was preceded in death by her husband, George, in 2003; and a son. Survivors include three daughters, Sally Savery of Wamego, Cynthia Doza-Goodman of Gill, Colo., and Mary Charland of Wakefield; two sons, Daniel Alderson and Roger Savery, both of Salina; two brothers, Gilbert Perret of Concordia and Pete Perret of Salina; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Clay Center. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at St. Concordia Cemetery, Concordia. A vigil will be at 7 p.m. Monday at Neill-Schwensen-Rook Funeral Home, 918 Seventh, Clay Center 67432. Memorials may be made to the Rosanna Savery Memorial Fund. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Donna B. Dawson
RUSSELL -- Donna B. Dawson, 85, Russell, died Sunday, Nov. 21, 2004.
Mrs. Dawson was born Donna B. Thorman on Aug. 12, 1919, in Blue Rapids. She was a homemaker and with her husband owned and operated Russell Flower and Gift.
Survivors include her husband, George Byron "Bub," of the home; a son, Thomas of Apex, N.C.; a daughter, Susan Retter of Concordia; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Trinity United Methodist Church, Russell. Private family inurnment services will be in Russell City Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church or Russell Regional Hospital, in care of Pohlman-Heise Mortuary, 610 N. Maple, Russell 67665.
Visitation with the family will follow services Wednesday at the church.
Mildred Marie Eyer
EVEREST -- Mildred Marie Eyer, 83, Everest, died Saturday, Nov. 20, 2004.
Mrs. Eyer was born Mildred Marie Crim on May 19, 1921, in Everest. She and her husband owned and operated Eyer Food Market in Everest for 34 years.
She was preceded in death by a son, Keith.
Survivors include her husband, William "Kenneth," of the home; a son, John of Belleville; two grandsons; and a great-grandson.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. today at Dishon-Maple-Chaney Mortuary, 909 Central Ave., Horton 66439. Burial will be in Miller Cemetery, Everest.
Memorials may be made to First Christian Church, in care of the mortuary.
William R. Jamison
QUINTER -- William R. Jamison, 89, Quinter, died Sunday, Nov. 21, 2004.
Mr. Jamison was born Jan. 2, 1915, in Gove County. He was a retired dairy farmer.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna L., in 2001; a daughter, Ada Maxine Jamison; and a grandson.
Survivors include four sons, Calvin, Charles, Gary "Chub" and Galen E., all of Quinter; two daughters, Anna Mae Hirt of Westphalia and Janet Edgecomb of Kokomo, Ind.; a brother, Houston of Collyer; 20 grandchildren; and 43 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Old German Baptist Brethren Church, Quinter. Burial will be in Big Creek Cemetery, Quinter.
Memorials may be made to Gove County Long Term Care, in care of Schmitt Funeral Home, 901 S. Main, Quinter 67752.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends.
Everett Wesley Jukes
Everett Wesley Jukes, 88, Salina, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2004.
Mr. Jukes was born Jan. 30, 1916, in Salina. He was a Union Pacific Railroad conductor and brakeman, retiring in 1980.
He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Salina, was past president of Union Pacific Jr. Oldtimers and was a Golden Gloves boxer. He was a 1936 graduate of Salina High School and was a member of the high school football team.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Grace A., in 1993; a son, Donald Wesley Jukes, in 1970; and a daughter, Karla Jean Jukes, in 1964.
Survivors include a son, Ed Jukes of Omaha, Neb.; a daughter, Karma Tidemann of Valley Center; a sister, Lucille McKeown of Valley Center; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church, 122 N. Eighth, Salina. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the church.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina 67401.
BERTHOUD, Colo. -- Larry Kastle, 61, Berthoud, died Saturday, Nov. 20, 2004.
Mr. Kastle was born Jan. 4, 1943, in Kirwin, Kan. He was a union iron worker in construction.
Survivors include his wife, Cheryl, of the home; a son, Tracy of Windsor; a daughter, Lori Ungaro of Paonia; two brothers, Rick of Windsor and Mike of Leroy, Kan.; a sister, Cindy Kee of Sandwich, Ill., his parents, Bob and Amy Kastle of Phillipsburg, Kan.; and five grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. today at United Methodist Church, Berthoud.
A second service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at United Methodist Church, Kirwin, Kan. Inurnment will be in Bogart Cemetery, south of Kirwin, Kan.
Memorials may be made to Colorado Lions Handicap Camp, Hospice Services or Hospice of Larimer County, Colo.
There will be no visitation. The body was cremated.
Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, 1115 Second, Phillipsburg, KS 67661, is handling arrangements.
Warren W. Kuhlmann
SMITH CENTER-- Warren W. Kuhlmann, 52, Smith Center, died Sunday, Nov. 21, 2004.
Mr. Kuhlmann was born Feb. 17, 1952, in Cowley County. He was an electronic repairman.
Survivors include two sons, Tony and Justin, both of Smith Center; two sisters, Earlene Bay of Columbus, Neb., and Darlene Chapin of Lebanon; and his parents, Bernard and Alvina Kuhlmann of Lebanon.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Lutheran Church, Athol. Burial will be in St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Athol.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the church or Parkview Care Center, Osborne.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Simmons Mortuary, 116 W. First, Smith Center 66967, and from 9 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the church.