Leta I. Bell
HILL CITY — Leta I. Bell, 85, Hill City, died Wednesday, July 20, 2005.
Mrs. Bell was born Leta I. Chalfant on June 1, 1920, in rural Hill City. She was a homemaker and waitress.
Survivors include four sons, Elwyn E. of Dresden, James D. of Morland, Larry E. of Penokee and Orman L. of Hill City; a daughter, Joyce Lyon of Wichita; two brothers, Hubert Chalfant of Henderson, Nev., and Loren Chalfant of Hill City; a sister, Esta Frazier of Hill City; 15 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; seven stepgreat-grandchildren; and two stepgreat-great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Stinemetz Funeral Home, 522 N. Pomeroy, Hill City. Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Hill City.
Memorials may be made to Dawson Place Nursing Home, Hill City.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to service time Saturday at the funeral home.
NEWTON — Tabea Born, 96, Newton, died Thursday, July 21, 2005.
Mrs. Born was born Tabea Goossen on Aug. 20, 1908, in Marion, S.D. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jacob, in 2001; and a daughter, Myrtice Schultz, in 2002.
Survivors include two sons, Floyd of Newton and William of Bakersfield, Calif.; a daughter, Norma Goentzel of Denver; two brothers, Edwin Goossen of Billings, Mont., and Elmer Goossen of Minneapolis, Minn.; a sister, Irene Saari of Duluth, Minn.; 13 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Jost Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington, Hillsboro 67063. Burial will be at 9:30 a.m. in Gnadenau Cemetery, rural Hillsboro.
Memorials may be made to Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church, Hillsboro.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Oda Mae Bruner
RUSSELL — Oda Mae Bruner, 100, Russell, died Wednesday, July 20, 2005.
Mrs. Bruner was born Oda Mae Miller on March 17, 1905, in West Washington Township, Clarion County, Pa. She was an obstetric nurse in Kansas City area hospitals, retiring in 1976.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Garland D., in 1978.
Survivors include a niece, Carmen Boxberger of Russell; and other nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be at 9 a.m. Saturday in Russell City Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Calvary Chapel Assembly of God Church, Russell, in care of Russell Funeral Home, 610 N. Elm, Russell 67665.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to www.russellfuneralhome.net.
Albert J. Budke
BELOIT — Albert J. Budke, 82, Beloit, died Wednesday, July 20, 2005.
Mr. Budke was born June 2, 1923, north of Beloit. He was a farmer.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Kathleen.
Survivors include his wife, Coralee, of the home; three sons, Norbert of Beloit and John and Kenneth, both of Concordia; four daughters, Anna Rothchild of Beloit, Lucille Varner of Belle Plaine, Mary Parry of Cuba and Dorothy Meier of Lindsborg; three brothers, Walter of Tipton, Francis of Kansas City, Mo., and Bill of Leavenworth; five sisters, Clara Streit and Viola Ward, both of Salina, Rose Pearce of Aurora, Mary Nelson of Little Rock, Ark., and Theresa Berndt of Minnetonka, Minn.; 18 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. John’s Catholic Church, Beloit. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. John’s Trust Fund or Solomon Valley Hospice.
A vigil will be at 7 p.m. today at McDonald-Roberts Funeral Home, 910 N. Campbell, Beloit 67420.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Sharon Diane Cahoj
Sharon Diane Cahoj, 51, Salina, died Wednesday, July 20, 2005.
Ms. Cahoj was born June 20, 1954, in Atwood. She was previously employed at Philips Lighting, Salina.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Lisa.
Survivors include her mother, Eva E.; two sisters, Myra Watkins of Goodland and Caroline Davies of Wichita; and a brother, Leonard of Topeka.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Carlson-Ford-Geisendorf Funeral Home, 500 S. Ohio, Salina 67401. Inurnment will be in St. John’s Cemetery, Atwood.
Memorials may be made to defray medical expenses.
There will be no visitation. The body was cremated.
Nina Kay Hopper Carpenter
COLBY — Nina Kay Hopper Carpenter, 62, Colby, died Thursday, July 21, 2005.
Harrison Chapel, Colby, is handling arrangements.
Charles “Tim” Eiseman
ROSELAND, Neb. — Charles “Tim” Eiseman, 58, died Thursday, July 21, 2005.
Mr. Eiseman was born May 26, 1947, in Superior. He was employed as the power plant supervisor at Hastings Regional Center.
Survivors include his wife, Lori, of Roseland; two sons, Tim of Blue Hill and Andy of Roseland; a sister, Liz Utter of Hastings; and three grandchildren.
A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Evergreen Cemetery, Superior.
There will be no visitation.
Megrue-Price Funeral Home, 750 N. Commercial, Superior 68978, is handling arrangements.
Robert Elwyn Heskett
HOXIE — Robert Elwyn Heskett, 76, Hoxie, died Wednesday, July 20, 2005.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church, Hoxie.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at Mickey-Leopold Funeral Home, Hoxie.
Berniece F. Hogan
GREENLEAF — Berniece F. Hogan, 85, died Wednesday, July 20, 2005.
Mrs. Hogan was born Berniece F. Kloppenberg on Nov. 6, 1919, in Hanover. She was a nurse.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis J.; a son, Gerald F.; and a daughter, Lynar Kaye Hogan.
Survivors include a daughter, Prudence M. DeLuca of Mesa, Ariz.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Greenleaf. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Memorials have been established.
There will be no visitation.
Ward Funeral Home, 115 W. Second, Washington 66968, is handling arrangements.
Anna B. Johnson
GLASCO — Anna B. Johnson, 95, Glasco, died Wednesday, July 20, 2005.
Mrs. Johnson was born Anna B. Butler on April 24, 1910, southeast of Glasco. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Truman, in 1984.
Survivors include a stepson, William “Bill” Johnson of Sun Valley, Calif.; a nephew, Carl Windhorst of Glasco; eight nieces, Georgia Luis of Garden Grove, Calif., Jean O’Doherty, Shirley Fieger and Mickey Kobie, all of Omaha, Neb., Dolores Launchbaugh of Glasco, Patty Hatch of Austin, Texas, Marcia Knowles of Topeka and Linda Fetters of Manhattan; and five step-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Glasco Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Dean Funeral Home, 301 E. Main, Glasco 67445.
Lawrence D. Kasl Sr
ABILENE — Lawrence D. Kasl Sr., 72, Abilene, formerly of Belleville, died Wednesday, July 20, 2005.
Mr. Kasl was born Jan. 20, 1933, in rural Belleville. He was a retired farmer.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Emma, in 1997; a daughter, Rebecca.
Survivors include a son, Larry Jr. of St. Joseph, Mo.; three daughters, Deborah Jackson of Independence, Mo., Jane Falk and Sam Gibbs, both of Abilene; a brother, Donald Ray of Washington state; two sisters, Alice Marie Anderson of Arizona and Edith Reed of Missouri; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church, Belleville. Burial will be in Belleville Cemetery, with military graveside rites by Fort Riley military funeral detachment.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. today at Bachelor-Faulkner-Dart-Surber Funeral Home, 1322 19th St., Belleville 66935.
Lester R. Ketterl
McCOOK, Neb. — Lester R. Ketterl, 84, McCook, formerly of Herndon, Kan., died Tuesday, July 19, 2005.
Mr. Ketterl was born May 28, 1921, in Herndon. He was a retired farmer and dairyman.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth, in 1984.
Survivors include a son, Bernard of Eagle; a daughter, Donna R. Christen of Merna; a sister, Helen Kleidosty of Atwood, Kan.; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary‘s Assumption Catholic Church, Herndon. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.
A vigil will be at 7:30 p.m. today at the church.
Memorials may be made in lieu of flowers.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at Williams Funeral Home, 109 N. Second, Atwood, KS 67730, and after 6 p.m. at the church.
Lawrence Dean “Larry” Kriegh Jr
WASHOUGAL, Wash. — Lawrence Dean “Larry” Kriegh Jr., 48, Washougal, died Saturday, July 16, 2005.
Mr. Kriegh was born Jan. 30, 1957, in Goodland.
Survivors include a daughter, Daina Kriegh of Roy, Utah; two brothers, Johnny and David, both of Colorado; a stepmother, Norva Kriegh of Kansas; and two grandchildren.
A memorial graveside service will be at 9:30 a.m. Mountain time Monday in Sharon Springs Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Larry Kriegh Memorial Fund, in care of Daina Kriegh, 5158 S. 3025 W., Roy, Utah 84067.
Koons Funeral Home, 211 N. Main, Goodland 67735-1555 assisted in arrangements.
Joyce E. Litton
Joyce E. Litton, 91, Salina, died Thursday, July 21, 2005.
Ryan Mortuary, Salina, is handling arrangements.
Gerald L. Michaud
WICHITA — Gerald L. Michaud, 76, Wichita, died Monday, July 18, 2005.
Mr. Michaud was born Feb. 16, 1929, to Leo and Alma Michaud in Morganville.
He obtained college and law degrees from Washburn University. He practiced law in Wichita for more than 50 years.
He earned national acclaim for his pioneering efforts in products liability and medical negligence litigation. He was past president of Kansas Trial Lawyers Association and a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates.
Survivors include his wife, Shannon; three daughters, Cheryl Cordry and Cameron Michaud-Drumright and husband Greg, all of Wichita, and Aimee Michaud of Tulsa, Okla.; a son, Patrick J. and wife Marilyn of Sebring, Fla.; a brother, Darwin and wife Vi; five grandchildren, Stephanie Pounds, David Cordry and wife Meg, Neil, Aaron and Adam Michaud; and a great-grandchild, Maxim Cordry.
A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Saturday at Wichita State University Baseball Stadium.
Memorials may be made to Washburn University School of Law, 1700 S.W. College Ave., Topeka 66621-1140; Legacy of Justice Foundation, 719 S.W. Van Buren, Suite 100, Topeka 66603-3715; and Disability Supports of the Great Plains, 501 E. Northview Road, McPherson 67460.
Watson Funeral Home, 3201 S. Webb Road, Wichita 67210, is handling arrangements.
OBERLIN — Don Roe, Oberlin, died Thursday, July 21, 2005.
Pauls Funeral Home, Oberlin, is handling arrangements.