Dora (Dorie) Alice McDaniel, 81, of Columbus, KS died 10:18 a.m.
Friday, May 1, 2009 at St. John's Regional Medical Center following a
Dora was born March 27, 1928 in Columbus, KS to John and Pearl
(Crowder) Wallace. She lived in Columbus all her life and attended area
On December 21, 1946 she married Harold McDaniel in Columbus, KS;
he preceded her in death in December of 1978.
Dora worked as a cook, housekeeper, and waitress all her life. She also
worked for Calibrated Forms for 9 years before retiring due to ill health.
Dora was of the Christian Faith and some of her best joys in life were her
family first, crafts and a clean house. She also belonged to the American
Legion and VFW. She will be missed by all who knew her.
Survivors include her daughters Debbie Ball and fiance John of
Columbus, KS, Barbara Beaty and husband Fred of Columbus, KS; son
John Charles McDaniel of Columbus, KS; grandchildren Fred, Lisa,
Dustin, Myranda, Tommy and Kelsey; 10 great-grandchildren; and a very
dear friend Janice Carpenter and family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter Mary Ann
Powell and brother Charles Wallace.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday May 5, 2009 at the Bath-Naylor
Funeral Home in Columbus, KS with Rev. Dennis Johnson officiating.
Burial will follow at the Park Cemetery in Columbus, KS. Visitation will be
7-8 p.m. Monday, May 4, 2009 at the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home in
Columbus, KS. Friends may call after 12 p.m. on Monday. In lieu of
flowers the family ask expressions of sympathy be in the form of
memorials to St. John's Mercy Foundation. Friends may drop off or mail
memorials to Bath-Naylor Funeral Home 611 S. East Ave. Columbus, KS
Arrangements and services are under the direction of Bath-Naylor
Funeral Home of Columbus, KS.
Nadine Shonk, 88 of Joplin died at 5:40 p.m. Saturday, May 2, 2009 at
the Freeman West Hospital in Joplin.
She was born April 12, 1921 in Pittsburg the daughter of Clarence B. and
Emma Elizabeth (Frakes) Sale. She attended schools in Pittsburg. She
has been a resident of Joplin since 1986 moving from St. Louis where
she and her husband Ray lived for 32 years.
Nadine married Ray E. Shonk on May 31, 1942 in Girard, KS; he
preceded her in death on June 13, 1989.
She taught school in Pittsburg and Webb City for 9 years, and was a
secretary for the manager of Sears for 23 years in St. Louis.
Nadine was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Joplin.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews including a niece
Charleen Dale of Lee's Summit, MO; brother and sister-in-law Don and
Kay Shonk of Coffeyville, KS who all help provide for her care. She was
preceded in death by her parents, husband, a brother Leonard C. Sale;
2 sisters Mary Rogers and Martha Scavezze.
Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Friday, May 9, 2009 at the Highland
Park Cemetery in Pittsburg with Reverend Phillip McClendon officiating.
The procession to the cemetery from the funeral home will leave at 10:45
a.m. Friends may call after noon on Thursday. Condolences can be
sent to www.bathnaylor.com Memorial contributions can be made to the
American Diabetes Association. Memorials may be brought by or mailed
to the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home 522 S. Broadway Pittsburg, KS 66762.
ELLSWORTH — Raymond H. Rahe Sr. 74, of Ellsworth, KS formally of
Weir, KS died 6:35 a.m. Wednesday April 29, 2009 at Promise Memorial
Hospital in Hutchinson, KS following a long illness.
Raymond was born March 9, 1935 in Beatrice, NE to Herman and Anna
Bertha Caroline (Oeltjen) Rahe.
Raymond was united in marriage to Thelma Homan on June 12, 1963 in
Nebraska City, NE; she survives at the home. Raymond was a truck-
driver. Raymond was a member of the Evangelical Free Church in
Survivors include his wife; children Raymond Rahe Jr. of Ellsworth, KS,
Ronnie Rahe of Pittsburg, KS, Donald Rahe and wife Janice of
Minneapolis, KS, Dianna Jackson and husband Jim of Salina, KS and
Louisa Hudson and husband Garrick Pittsburg, KS; grandson Alan Cox,
Janesa Rahe, and Daniel Rahe.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Orville Rahe, son
David Rahe and grandson K.C. King.
Funeral Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday May 2, 2009 at the Bath-Naylor
Funeral Home in Weir, KS with Rev. Gary Davil officiating. Burial will
follow at the Hosey Hill Cemetery in Weir, KS. Informal visitation will be
from 3-8 p.m. Friday May 1, 2009 at the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home in
Weir, KS. In lieu of flowers the family ask expressions of sympathy be in
the form of memorial to the Evangelical Free Church. Friends may drop
off or mail memorials to the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home 104 W. Main St.
Weir, KS 66781. E-mail condolences may be left at www.bathnaylor.
com. Arrangements and services are under the direction of Bath-Naylor
Funeral Home of Weir, KS.
Richard Alvarado, Sr., 78 of Arma died at 11:05 p.m. Wednesday, April
29, 2009 at the Arma Care Center in Arma.
He was born June 18, 1930 in Los Angeles, CA the son of Raymond R.
and Lillian (Swanson) Alvarado. He attended schools in Los Angeles.
He has lived in the Southeast Kansas area for the past 15 years moving
Richard was in the United States Army serving from January until August
He married Patricia Joan Coulter on October 12, 1962 in Los Angeles,
CA; she preceded him in death on August 17, 2007.
Richard was an over the road truck driver, driving for 20 years for
various companies and trucking lines.
He was of Catholic faith.
Survivors include two sons-Richard C. Alvarado, Jr. and wife Linda of Ft.
Scott; Robert W. Alvarado of Arma; 4 daughters Elna M. Alvarado of Ft.
Scott, Barbara, Lucy and Carol; a brother Eddie Alvarado of CA; 4
grandchildren Albert Arvizu and wife Mandy, Sarah Ramirez, Brenna and
Brian Alvarado and a great-grandson Albert Arvizu, Jr. He was preceded
in death by his parents, his wife and a son Mark Alvarado.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday, May 4 at the Bath-Naylor
Funeral Home in Pittsburg with Reverend Dennis Johnson officiating.
Burial will follow in the Ft. Scott National Cemetery. The family will
receive friends from noon until service time on Monday. Condolences
can be sent to www.bathnaylor.com. Arrangements are under the
direction of the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home & Crematory 522 S. Broadway
Phyllis A. Henderson, 83 of Cherokee died at 11:45 p.m., Sunday, April
26, 2009 at the Mt. Carmel Regional Medical Center in Pittsburg.
She was born May 26, 1925 in Cherokee, KS the daughter of William
and Leona (Birdsell) Barnard.
Phyllis was a lifetime resident of the Cherokee area; she was a graduate
of Crawford County High School.
She married Danzil Henderson in July of 1952 in Bentonville, AR; he
preceded her in death on June 22, 1958.
Phyllis was an inspector for Kansas Army Ammunition Plant in Parsons
for 27 years retiring in 1989.
She was a member of the Cherokee United Methodist Church; the Kent
Chapter Order of the Eastern Star #117 in Weir and the American Legion
Survivors include a daughter Clarice Pistole and husband Mike of
Cherokee; a son David Henderson and wife Vicky of Arcadia; a brother
George W. Barnard of Spring Hill, FL; 4 grand-daughters Stacy
Shireman, Andrea Ziegler, Carie M. Gardner, Abby Dawn Henderson; 6
great-grandchildren Laney and Gabe Shireman, Anistyn and Adleigh
Ziegler, Beau and Eli Thomas Gardner. She was preceded in death by
her parents and husband.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 1 at the Bath-Naylor
Funeral Home in Pittsburg with Associate Pastor Kyle Rogers officiating.
Burial will follow in the Cherokee City Cemetery. The Kent Chapter #117
Order of the Eastern Star will conduct rites on Thursday at 7 p.m. at the
funeral home where the family will receive friends following until 8 p.m.
Friends may call the funeral home after 10 a.m. Thursday.
Memorial contributions can be sent
to the Down Syndrome Society of Wichita. Memorials may be brought by
or mailed to the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home 522 S. Broadway Pittsburg,
WEST MINERAL — Lessie F. “Pete” Herring, 90 of West Mineral, Ks died
April 20, 2009 at his home following a short illness.
He was born April 8, 1919 near Chelsea, OK the son of James H. and
Effie M. (Clark) Herring.
He entered the U.S. Army in February 1941 and was honorably
discharged in June 1946.
On April 4, 1947 he was united in marriage to Margaret Frances Howey
in Cherokee, KS; she preceded him in death on October 25, 2006.
Pete worked for P & M Coal Company for 43 years as a heavy equipment
and drag line operator.
Survivors include a step-daughter Betty Reynolds and her husband Billy
Joe of Miami, OK a granddaughter Susan Craig and great granddaughter
Courtney Craig both of Oklahoma City, OK.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Friday, April 24, 2009 at the Park
Cemetery in Columbus with Rev. Dennis Johnson officiating. Burial will
follow. Friends are requested to meet at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. to
follow in the procession to the cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral
home after 10 am Thursday. Memorials may be made to the West Mineral Fire Dept.; these may
be left at or mailed to the funeral home. Services by the Bath-Naylor
Funeral Home of Columbus.