Nancye H. Hamblin
WICHITA o Nancye H. Hamblin, 64, Wichita, died Wednesday, July 27, 2005.
Ms. Hamblin was born Dec. 23, 1940, in Hope. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her father, Everett Mitchell, in 2002; her mother, Ruth, in 2000; and a brother, Merwin, in 1969.
A graveside service will be at 7 p.m. today in Hope Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Hope United Methodist Church, in care of Carlson-Becker Funeral Home, 106 N. Second, Hope 67451.
Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. until time of service today at the funeral home.
Joyce M. Hett
MARION o Joyce M. Hett, 72, Marion, died Tuesday, July 26, 2005.
Mrs. Hett was born Joyce M. Keazer on Nov. 10, 1932, in Wichita. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell, in 1997.
Survivors include three sons, Herb Janzen of Mulvane, James Janzen of Wichita and Martin Janzen of Oakley; two sisters, Nancy Kastor of Reno, Nev., and Pauline Poe of Des Pares, Mo.; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Aulne United Methodist Church, rural Marion. Burial will be in Marion Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the church.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. today at Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 W. Elm, Marion 66861.
Dorothy L. Hodges
WAXAHACHIE, Texas o Dorothy L. Hodges, 88, Waxahachie, died Tuesday, July 26, 2005.
Mrs. Hodges was born May 6, 1917, in Cawker City, Kan.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John T., in 1996; a son, Larry, 1960; and a daughter, Janis Butler, in 2004.
Survivors include a sister, Phyllis Book of Cave Junction, Ore.; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; 10 stepgreat-grandchildren; and five stepgreat-great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Goodland (Kan.) Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, Box 102454, Atlanta, GA 30368-2454.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to noon at Koons Funeral Home, 211 N. Main, Goodland, KS 67735.
Aulds Funeral Home, Archer City, is handling arrangements.
Barbara Irene Knoll
HILL CITY o Barbara Irene Knoll, 75, Hill City, died Wednesday, July 27, 2005.
Miss Knoll was born Barbara Irene Knoll on June 13, 1930, in Ilif, Colo. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include a brother, William of Denver; four sisters, Rose Knoll of Hill City, Mary Ann Knoll of Oklahoma City, Mildred Bottomly of Hays and Dorothy Johnson of Keller, Texas.
A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Dawson Place Nursing Home, Hill City. Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Hill City.
Memorials may be made to the nursing home.
Clineis Mortuary, 1919 E. 22nd, Hays 67601, is handling arrangements.
William J. "Bill" Lambertson
MINNEAPOLIS o William J. "Bill" Lambertson, 89, Minneapolis, died Thursday, July 28, 2005.
Ryan Mortuary, Salina, is handling arrangements.
John R. Long
SUPERIOR, Neb. o John R. Long, 88, Superior, died Thursday, July 28, 2005.
Mr. Long was born Dec. 16, 1916, in Alma. He worked for Scully Estates, Superior, until retiring as head agent in 1993.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Trudi, in 1999.
Survivors include his two daughters, Terresa J. Long of Middletown, Conn., and Jewel Rene Magney of Nampa, Idaho; a sister, Barb Biskup of Lincoln; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Williams Funeral Home Chapel, 814 Idaho, Superior 68978. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, in Superior, with military honors.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Raymond F. Mathewson
AXTELL o Raymond F. Mathewson, 74, Axtell, died Wednesday, July 27, 2005.
Mr. Mathewson was born Nov. 15, 1930, in Baileyville. He was a farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Phyllis, of Axtell; four sons, Robert and James, both of Axtell, and Donald and Michael, both of Summerfield; two daughters, Elaine Sears of Salina and Jane Rottinghaus of Baileyville; a brother, Marvin of Baileyville; two sisters, Dorothy Schmitz of Centralia and Ileta Klecan of Hanover; and 15 grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Michaelis Catholic Church, Axtell. Burial will be in St. Michaelis Catholic Cemetery, with full military honors by R.R. Hendricks American Legion Post 214 of Axtell.
A rosary will be said at 7:30 p.m. today at the church.
The Landreth-Popkess Funeral Home, 814 Castle, Axtell, is handling arrangements.
Nick Peter Meyeres
GREAT BEND o Nick Peter Meyeres, 102, Great Bend, died Thursday, July 28, 2005.
Mr. Meyeres was born May 20, 1903, in Beaver. He was a siding installer for Southard Home Improvement.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie J., in 1991; and a son, Norman.
Survivors include a son, John of Bazine; three daughters, Florence iFlossiei Ptacek of Great Bend, Betty Tauscher of Larned, Leona iLeai Zorn of Colorado Springs, Colo.; a sister, Clara Steiner of Hoisington; 25 grandchildren; 57 great-grandchildren; 35 great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Great Bend. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Great Bend.
A vigil with Knights of Columbus rosary will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at Bryant Funeral Home, 1425 Patton Road, Great Bend 67530.
Memorials may be made to Cheyenne Meadows Living Center or a recipient of the donoris choice, in care of the funeral home.
Visitation will be from 1 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Duane Allen Olson
Duane Allen Olson, 68, Salina, died Tuesday, July 26, 2005.
Mr. Olson was born Sept. 20, 1936, in Salina, the son of Lawrence Harold and Augusta Johanna (Heller) Olson. He graduated from Kipp High School. He was a retired welder at Tonyis Pizza Service. He had also worked at R&A Electric during his retirement.
He was a member of Emmanuel Christian Center, Salina. He spent many hours volunteering with the youth program at the church.
He and JoAnn iJodyi Willey were married on July 25, 1981, in Salina.
Survivors include his wife, Jody, of the home; three daughters, Cathy Johnson and husband Bill of Columbia, Mo., Kim Crenshaw and husband Kevin of Goose Creek, S.C., and Hollie Ruiz and husband Israel of Salina; a son, Travis and wife Vicki of Salina; two sisters, Phyllis Brown and husband Bob of Salina and Cecelia Metheny of Colorado Springs, Colo.; two brothers, Harold and wife Doris of Wichita and Larry and wife Kay of Salina; nine granddaughters, Jennifer Thompson and husband Shane and Jaime Johnson, all of Columbia, Mo., Kira Crenshaw of Goose Creek, S.C., Courtney Olson, Susan Ruiz, Taffany Ruiz, Savannah Rose Ruiz and Victoria Ann Ruiz, all of Salina, and Isabella Cazahous of Minneapolis; a grandson, Kevin Crenshaw of Goose Creek, S.C.; two great-grandsons, Daniel Thompson and Gabriel Thompson, both of Columbia, Mo.; and a great-granddaughter, Moriah Thompson of Columbia, Mo.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Emmanuel Christian Center, the Rev. Loren Houltberg officiating. A private inurnment will be in Gypsum Hill Cemetery, Salina.
Memorials may be made to Emmanuel Christian Center 180 Youth Program, 1325 E. Cloud, Salina 67401.
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Carlson-Ford-Geisendorf Funeral Home, 500 S. Ohio, Salina 67401, where the family will receive friends.
Dr. Stanley Schroeder
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. o Dr. Stanley Schroeder, 81, Grand Island, formerly of Imperial, died July 14, 2005.
Dr. Schroeder was born Dec. 15, 1923, in Venango. He was a veterinarian.
He was preceded in death by an infant son.
Survivors include four daughters, Sue Ann Lange of Sioux Falls, S.D., Mary Siegler of Boulder, Colo., Kristin iKemchai of California, and Linda Rohrer of Salina, Kan.; a sister, Yvonne Hermann of Venango; and seven grandchildren.
A memorial service was held July 26 at United Methodist Church, Imperial. Inurnment was in Mount Hope Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Grand Island Veterans Home, in care of Mary Siegler, 1355-D Bear Mountain Drive, Boulder, CO 80305.
Apfel Funeral Home, Grand Island, handled arrangements.
Lynn Allen Thompson
LEBANON o Lynn Allen Thompson, 83, Lebanon, died Wednesday, July 27, 2005.
Survivors include his wife, Eva, of the home; four daughters, Lynda Terry of Beloit, Patricia May of Wichita, Janet McConnell of Juanita, Neb., and Mary Stanley of Lebanon; two sons, Gary of Red Cloud, Neb., and Terry of Hastings, Neb.; a brother, Merrill of Osborne; two sisters, Thelma Jane Marsden of Finley, Ohio, and Beverly Lynd of Huron, S.D.; 19 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Lebanon Christian Church. Burial will be in Sweet Home Cemetery, Lebanon.
Memorials may be made to the church or a recipient of the donoris choice, in care of Simmons-Olliff-Boeve Chapel, 116 W. First, Smith Center 66967.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Paul J. Wagner
RUSSELL o Paul J. Wagner, 70, Russell, died Thursday, July 28, 2005.
Pohlman-Heise Mortuary, Russell, is handling arrangements.
Bernard M. Weis
HOXIE o Bernard M. Weis, 87, Hoxie, died Thursday, July 28, 2005.
Pauls Funeral, Selden, is handling arrangements.
Shirley M. Axelson
STOCKTON — Shirley M. Axelson, 64, rural Stockton, died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2005.
Smith-Moore-Overlease Funeral Home, Stockton, is handling arrangements.
Robert D. Betterton
LEXINGTON, Neb. — Robert D. Betterton, 45, Lexington, died Saturday, Aug. 13, 2005.
Mr. Betterton was born Aug. 27, 1959, in Eugene, Ore. He worked for Paul Inc., Cozad, and was an over-the-road truck driver.
Survivors include his father, Alfred of Lexington; his mother, Carol Brown and husband Frank of Cos Bay, Ore.; two children, Brandon and Chesney, both of Ruskin; a sister, Renee Betterton of North Bend, Ore.; and two brothers, Ronald of Gothenburg and Rodney of Canyon City, Colo.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Price Funeral Home Chapel, 210 S. Third, Hebron 68370. Burial will be in Deshler City Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the family’s choice.
Visitation will be from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Grady C. Blatcher
Grady C. Blatcher, 59, Salina, died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2005.
Mr. Blatcher was born May 5, 1946, in Kansas City, Mo. He owned and operated a trucking company, B&B Leasing.
Survivors include his wife, Donna, of the home; a son, Robert of Overland Park; three daughters, Amanda Blatcher and Kristen Blatcher, both of Salina, and Carol Gorges of Wichita; a brother, George of Lakewood, Colo.; a sister, Mary Goheen of Topeka; and five grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina 67401. A private family inurnment will be at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Howard Kent Brown
ROUND MOUNTAIN, Nev. — Howard Kent Brown, 69, Round Mountain, died July 30, 2005.
Mr. Brown was born March 24, 1936, in Great Divide, Colo. He was a miner.
Survivors include two sons, Dorman Lee of Panama City, Fla., and Brian Keith of Tyler, Texas; and two grandchildren.
A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in WaKeeney City Cemetery, WaKeeney, Kan., with military rites by Fort Riley (Kan.) Color Guard.
There will be no visitation.
Schmitt Funeral Home, 336 N. 12th, WaKeeney 67672, is handling arrangements.
Mary A. Carter
McPHERSON — Mary A. Carter, 101, McPherson, died Monday, Aug. 15, 2005.
Mrs. Carter was born Mary A. Hotson on Nov. 18, 1903, in Hayward, Okla. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Harve Hamblin in 1951, O.H. “Bud” Dale in 1975, and Harry Carter in 1979; and a son, Clayton.
Survivors include two grandchildren, Clayton E. “Buzz” Hamblin of Lewis and Cheryl J. Bennitt of McPherson; five great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at First Christian Church, McPherson. A graveside service will be at 3:30 p.m. Friday in Hayward Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the church, 101 S. Walnut, McPherson.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home, 222 W. Euclid, McPherson 67460, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m.