Dorothy E. Corbin
Date of Death: 03-23-2001
Location: Porter Chapel
Date: 03-27-2001 Time: 1:00 PM
Dorothy Elizabeth Corbin, 79, of KCK, died Friday, March 23, 2001 at the home. Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, March 27 at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. KCK 66102. Burial in Mt. Olivet, Kearney, MO. Friends may call from 6-8:00 P.M. Monday at the funeral home. Dorothy was born April 23, 1921, in Archie, MO and was a resident of KCK most of her life. She was a crystal cutter for Midland Manufacturing. She was a member of Ranch West Seniors Bowling League. She was preceded in death by her husband Dale Corbin in 1986. She is survived by 5 Children Linda & her husband Ed Brown, Billingham, WA, Donna Maestas, Kansas City, KS, Dennis Corbin, Kansas City, KS, Dean & his wife Connie Corbin, Kansas City, Ks, Denise & her husband Timothy Hill, Nowata, OK, 9 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren.
Daniel J. Czarnecki
Date of Death: 03-11-2001
Location: 1st Baptist Church
Date: 03-15-2001 Time: 10:00 AM
Daniel J. Czarnecki, 29, of Denver, Colorado, formerly of Kansas City, KS died Sunday, March 11, 2001 at University Hospital in Denver, Co. Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Thursday, March 15, at the First Baptist Church, 29th & Minnesota Kansas City, Kansas. Burial in Maple Hill Cemetery. Friends may call 6-8 P.M. Wednesday at the Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. The family suggests memorials to the K-State Alumni Asscoiation. Daniel was born January 20, 1972, in Vanderhoof, British Columbia. He was a Systems Engineer for BEA Systems. Dan "the mountain man" as he was called, loved all mountain sports and was very active in the Denver soccer and hockey leagues. He was a member of Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Denver. He is survived by his parents, Carol and Ted Czarnecki, 2 sisters, Lana Irish and Monica Czarnecki, 2 brothers, Michael and Nathan Czarnecki, and girl friend, Julie Reed. (Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS)
Bessie Ellen Fotto
Date of Death: 03-19-2001
Location: Porter Funeral Home
Date: 03-21-2001 Time: 11:30 AM
Bessie E. Fotto, 94, of Kansas City, KS, died Monday, March 19, 2001 at the Providence Place. Funeral services will be 11:30 A.M. Wednesday, March 21, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS 66102. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call 10:30-11:30 A.M. Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to KANSAS CITY HOSPICE 1625 W. 92nd STREET KANSAS CITY, MO 64114-9756. Bessie was born March 15, 1907, in Kansas City, KS and had been a lifetime resident. She was a private practicing LPN for most of her life. She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Fotto in 1965. She is survived by 3 children Edward Helm, Kansas City, KS, Robert Helm, Overland Park, KS, Betty Bukaty, Overland Park, KS, 5 grandchildren Edward Helm, Ann Helm, Dan Bukaty, Mary Bukaty Amundsen, Mike Bukaty, 10 great grandchildren, 5 great great grandchildren. (Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS
Stanley M. Hachinsky
Date of Death: 03-24-2001
Location: Edwardsville Cemetery
Date: 03-29-2001 Time: 11:00 AM
Stanley M. Hachinsky, Jr. 74, of Basehor, KS, died Saturday, March 24, 2001 at the home. Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 29, at the Edwardsville Cemetery. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., K.C.KS. The family suggests memorial contributions to Kansas City Hospice. Stan was born February 13, 1927, in Kansas City, KS and was a lifetime area resident. He had been an instrument operator at the Phillips Fairfax Refinery for 35 yrs, retiring in 1981. He was a Marine veteran of World War II and an avid hunter and outdoorsman. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Hachinsky in 1996. Survivors include 2 daughters & their husbands, Sharon & Gary Pattison, Basehor, KS, Susan & Don Harris, Woodland Hills, CA, 5 grandchildren Gretchen McCourt, Heidi Pattison, Lindsay Harris, Kelly Harris & Bailey Harris, 2 great grandsons Blake & Luke McCourt and his companion of 4 yrs, Lorraine Rankin. (Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS)
Dorothy S. Haren
Date of Death: 03-06-2001
Location: St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Date: 03-10-2001 Time: 2:00 PM
Dorothy S. Haren, 93, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2001 at the Forum in Overland Park where she had been living since the death of her husband, C. Wells Haren, Sr. in 1992. Memorial services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 10th at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 18th & Washington Blvd., Kansas City, KS 66102. Private burial in Chapel Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall following the service. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to Gamma Phi Beta Foundation, Sigma Chapter 1339 W. Campus Rd., Lawrence, KS 66044 or to St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Dorothy was born in Kansas City, MO to George P. and Hattie T. Stone. She graduated from the University of Kansas in 1931 where she was a member of Gamma Phi Beta Sorority. She continued her affiliation with Gamma Phi for many years as a member of the Corporation Board. She served as a National Council Member and received the Sorority's National Service Award in 1965. Dorothy was a past president of the Sunflower Council of Camp Fire Girls. She was a National Council member and recipient of the National Gulich Award. She was a member of the Women's City Club and former board member. She was a past President and a National Council member of the American Red Cross. She was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, and Past President of Episcopal Women. Dorothy was a member of the Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties in Kansas and President of the Monday Club. She received the Matrix Award of Women in Communication in 1970. Dorothy Haren leaves her son, C.W. "Tod" Haren, Jr. and his wife, Nathalie, of Leawood, KS and her daughter Gail McMichael and her husband, Robert of Sacramento, CA, six grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren. She also leaves a niece, Helen Ro Haren, of Lake Quivira, KS, (Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS)
Wanda A. Harper
Date of Death: 03-05-2001
Location: Trinity United Methodist Church
Date: 03-07-2001 Time: 10:00 AM
Wanda H. Harper, 81, of Kansas City, KS, died Monday, March 5, 2001 at the Tonganoxie Nursing Center. Memorial services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 51st & Parallel, K.C.KS. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Church. Wanda was born March 12, 1919, in Kansas City, KS and was a lifelong area resident. She was a 1937 graduate of Wyandotte High School and received her bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Kansas and post graduate degree from the University of Chicago and the University of Utah. She worked her way through college playing women's semi-pro softball. Wanda was a WAC and a veteran of WWII. She was a job counselor for 20 yrs with Kansas Job Service before retiring in 1985. Wanda was a previous member of Common Cause Legislators, and the Silver Haired Legislatives A.A.C. She was a certified handwriting analyst, and worked with the Economic Development of Wyandotte County. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, the ABWA, the American Legion and the Older Women's League. Survivors include 2 daughters, Sandra L. Harper, Kansas City, KS., Lyn Tatum, Broomfield, CO, a sister, Helen Ingwersen, Newton, KS, 2 grandchildren, Amy L. Steele & David M. Harper-Head and 2 great granddaughters, Jasmine & Genesis Steele. (Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS)
Gerald "Lynn" Goucher
Augusta, Kan. - Gerald “Lynn” Goucher, 64, El Dorado, formerly of Augusta, passed away on Wednesday, June 18, 2008.
Service arrangements are with Dunsford-Zeiner Funeral Home, Augusta.
Leland Lane Bilson
Augusta, Kan. - Leland Lane Bilson, 67, El Dorado, died Sunday June 15, 2008 at his home.
Family visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Kirby-Morris Funeral Home. Celebration of his life will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 19 at the First Christian Church in El Dorado. Burial will follow at Sunset Lawns Cemetery, El Dorado.
Leland was born March 1, 1941 in Climax, Kans. the son of Paul and Florence (Mackey) Bilson. He grew up and attended school in Eureka. He served his country in the Marines from 1960 to 1964. He was united in marriage to Margaret McComb on Nov.10, 1960. She died Oct. 26, 1990. Leland had lived in El Dorado since 1965. He and Glenda (Britting) Bilson have been together for 17 years. He was a retired oil field worker for United Cementing and Acid Co.
Leland was a member of the D.A.V., VFW, American Legion, Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite, Butler County Shrine, Wichita Midian Shrine, and the Patmos Lodge. He was a avid gardener, motorcycle rider, loved to fish, and enjoyed his coffee breaks.
Survivors include: his wife, Glenda; sons, Daniel Bilson, David and wife Molissa Bilson; daughter, Dee and husband Lee Cannon; brothers, Dwight (Margo), Norman (Carol), Eugene (Arlene), Elwyn (Zula), Neal (Necia), Donald (Sherri), Dennis (Inez) and John (Stacey); sisters, Marjory (Kenneth) Green, Janice Bilson, Paulette (Bob) Porter, Barbara (John) Lutt, Anne Bilson; grandchildren, Chase, Lindsey, Dylan, Abigale, Mollie, Michael, Garrett, Maggie and Hayden; beloved pets, Schatzi and Kitchen; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his first wife Margaret; his daughter, Diane; sister, Judy; and his parents.
Memorials have been established with the First Christian Church, Hospice Care of Kansas and Susan B. Allen Dialysis Center.
Memorials may be left at Kirby-Morris Funeral Home.
Hiawatha, Kan. - Viola (Damman) Stolte, 81, Hiawatha, died on Friday, May 29, 2009.
Funeral service will be held today at the Zion Lutheran Church in Linn, Kan. Interment will be at the Zion Lutheran Cemetery.
Survivors include: daughters, Carol (Larry) Walter of Hiawatha, Betty (Gary) Hilton of Augusta; grandchildren, Paula (Joey) Riedelberger, John (Sheila) Cameron, Lance (Karla) Hilton, Margo (Brian) Fries, Brandon Walter, Chad (Megan) Hilton; seven great-grandchildren, three step great-grandchildren; sister, Marcine Duensing of Marysville; a sister-in-law, Helen Stolte; a host of nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society/Maple Heights Relay For Life Team, or Zion Lutheran Church in Linn or Hiawatha.
Arrangements by Ward Funeral Home in Washington, Kan.
Augusta, Kan. - Genevieve Ralphene (Williams) Dennis, Greensburg, retired Post Mistress with the U.S. Postal Service in Belvidere, Kan., died on Sunday, May 24, 2009, at Lake Point in Augusta.
A memorial graveside service will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 13, in Fairview Cemetery, Greensburg.
Her survivors include: sons, William “Bill” Dennis and Donnie Dennis; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
A memorial has been established with South Wind Hospice, Pratt, in care of Dunsford-Zeiner Funeral Home in Augusta.
Augusta, Kan. - Geri Freeman, 72, Wichita, retired Century 21 Real Estate agent and piano teacher, and mother of Barbara (Tim) Freeman-Schweitzer of Augusta, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2008.
Memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at Downing & Lahey East Mortuary, Wichita.
Survivors include: husband, Robert; other children, Glenn Freeman, Frank Freeman, and Shelly Freeman; brother, Leland Novotny; two grandchildren.
Memorial donations may go to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, Wichita.
Arrangements by Downing & Lahey East Mortuary, Wichita.
Jeanette ‘Jeanne’ Armstrong
Rose Hill - L. Jeanette "Jeanne" Armstrong, 83, homemaker of Rose Hill, passed away Tuesday, June 2, 2009.
Viewing 1-5 p.m. Thursday, Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta; rosary 7 p.m. Thursday, and Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, June 5, 2009, both at St. James Catholic Church, Augusta, Interment at Dunlap Cemetery, Rose Hill.
Jeanette was born Oct. 18, 1925 in Grant County, Okla.; the daughter of Truman and Merta (Lora) Slothower. On Feb. 2, 1947 she married Joseph Leo Armstrong and he preceded her in death Dec. 19, 2005.
She is survived by: sons, Daniel and wife Susie; Jack and wife Mary, both of Rose Hill; daughters, Roxie Lee Leary and husband John of Assonet, Mass., Eileen Wiebe and husband Moe of Tyler, Texas, Loretta Pechtel and husband Lloyd of Tieton, Wash., Rose Bohenkamp and husband Ken of Omaha, Neb., Carol Tracy and husband Terry, and Angie Wartick and husband Kent, both of Rose Hill; sister, Betty Bolan of Wichita; 25 grandchildren, and 21 great-grandchildren.
Memorials to the Book Store at the Spiritual Life Center 7100 E. 45th St. N. Bel Aire, KS 67226.
Arrangements by Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta.
Wayne S. Howlett
Date of Death: 03-02-2001
Location: Porter Funeral Home
Date: 03-07-2001 Time: 11:00 AM
Wayne S. Howlett, 86, Kansas City, KS, died Friday, March 2, 2001 at the home. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 7th at the Porter funeral home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS. Burial in Chapel Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 6th. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Cancer Action, Inc. or to Stony Point Baptist Church. Mr. Howlett was born February 9, 1915, in Kansas City, KS. where he was a lifelong resident of the city. He was a combat wounded Army Veteran of World War II, and received two Purple Hearts, and a Bronze Star. He served in the Battle of the Bulge, and the Normandy Invasion. Wayne was a Commodity Grader for 31 years with the U.S. Department of Agriculture retiring in 1977. He was a member of the American Legion Post #199; the VFW; and the Disabled American Veterans. He attended Stony Point Baptist Church. Wayne loved to garden and spend time with his grandchildren. Wayne is survived by his wife of 50 years, Anna Marie Howlett, of the home; four children, Wayne Stewart Howlett, II, and his wife, Rosie, Kansas City, KS; Kerry D. Howlett, and wife, Georgia, of Kansas City, KS; Stephanie A. Howlett, Overland Park, KS; Kevin G. Howlett, Kansas City, KS; brother, Holly C. Howlett, Basehor, KS; sister, Beverly J. Mercier, New Braunfels, TX; and four grandchildren, Katie, Chris, Collin, and Becky Howlett. (Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS)
Margaret L. Keating
Date of Death: 03-18-2001
Location: Christ the King Catholic Church
Date: 03-22-2001 Time: 11:00 PM
Margaret Ronan Keating, 85, of Kansas City, KS, died Sunday, March 18, 2001 at Providence Place. The Funeral Liturgy will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 22, at Christ the King Catholic Church, 53rd & Leavenworth Rd., K.C.KS. Entombment in Mt. Calvary Mausoleum. Friends may call 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., K.C.KS. where the Rosary will be said at 7p.m. Margaret was born November 10, 1915, in Kansas City, KS and was a lifetime area resident. She was a 1933 graduate of Bishop Ward High School and attended Sarachon-Hooley Business School. She had been a legal secretary for 30 yrs, retiring in 1968. She was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church, its Altar Society & the Wyco Solos. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank J. Keating, Jr. in 1982, a brother, John Ronan and a sister, Kathleen Ronan. She is survived by a daughter, Barbara Klaczak and her husband, Frank, Bedford, TX, 3 sons, Terry Keating & Timothy Keating, K.C.KS, Patrick Keating and his wife, Sharon, Overland Park, KS, a brother,Thomas Ronan, Independence, MO, a sister, Rita Yoksh, Overland Park, KS. and numerous nieces and nephews. (Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS)
Date of Death: 03-15-2001
Lawrence Leonard, 74, of Kansas City, KS, died Thursday, March 15, 2001 at Bethany Medical Center. Cremation. Lawrence was born April 13, 1926, in Fairbury, NE and had lived in the Kansas City area for 34yrs. He was a 20 yr veteran of the U.S. Army & the U.S. Air Force. He had been a welder for 50yrs, working for Van Keppel and Martin-Marietta, retiring in 1998. He is survived by his wife of 37 yrs, Jackie Leonard, of the home, 3 daughters & a son, 2 sisters, Jean Shane, Wahoo, NE, Betty Johnson, Logansport, IN, 17 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. (Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS)
Ronald J. Lynch
Date of Death: 03-14-2001
Location: Metropolitan Community Church
Date: 03-17-2001 Time: 2:00 PM
Ronald J. Lynch, 39, of Kansas City, MO, died Wednesday, March 14, 2001 at KC Healthcare and Rehab Center. Memorial services will be 2:00 P.M. Saturday, March 17, at the Metropolitan Community Church of Greater Kansas City, 3801 Wyandotte Kansas City, MO. Committal services will be at 1 P.M. on Monday March 19 at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to the church. Ronald was born December 12, 1961, in Kansas City, KS. He was a member of the Metropolitan Community Church of Greater Kansas City for 17 years. He is survived by his mother, Clara Littek and husband Jim, father, Roy Lynch and wife Louise, two sisters, Donna Parman and Janice Meyers, 1/2 sister and a 1/2 brother. (Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS)
Charles E. Manherz
Date of Death: 03-12-2001
Location: Porter Funeral Home
Date: 03-14-2001 Time: 10:00 AM
Rev. Charles Edgar "Ed" Manherz, Jr., 62, of Kansas City, KS, died Saturday, March 10, 2001 at Providence Medical Center. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 14, at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS. Graveside Services 2 p.m. Wednesday at Crescent Hill Cemetery, Adrian, MO. Friends may call 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Funeral Home. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, March 17 at the Easton Kansas United Methodist Church at 10:00 a.m. The family suggests memorials to the Holton Evangel United Methodist Church. Ed was born October 29, 1938, in Lewisburg, PA. and had lived in the Kansas City area since 1990. He was a 1973 graduate of St. Paul's Theological Seminary in Kansas City, MO. and had been a United Methodist Pastor for 30 yrs, serving at Valley Springs California U.M.C., and in the Kansas East Conference at the Buffalo-High Prairie U.M.C., Caney Group Parish, Holton Evangel U.M.C., Wyandotte U.M.C. and currently at the Easton U.M.C. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He is survived by his wife of 28 yrs, Kathy Manherz, of the home, 3 Children, Joy, Chuck and Kay, of the Kansas City area, and a sister, Jeannine Wells, Woodland, CA. (Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS)
Date of Death: 03-23-2001
Location: Porter Chapel
Date: 03-27-2001 Time: 6:00 AM
Jack Owens, 73, of Olathe, KS, passed away Friday, March 23, 2001 at his home. Friends may visit 6-8:00 P.M. Tuesday at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS 66102. Jack was born March 16, 1928, in Kansas City, KS and had been a resident most of his life. He was a deisel mechanic for 28 years for Hercules retiring in 1993. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a member of VFW Post #6401. He was preceded in death by a son Kenneth Allen Owens. Survivors include a Son Vernon Owens, Olathe, KS, Daughter Jackie Owens, Olathe, KS, 6 brothers and sisters Dorothy Kiefer, Warsaw, MO, Rosemary Schoch, Overland Park, KS, Charles Owens, Jr., Laurie, MO, Patricia Brockleman, Wichita, KS, Robert Owens, Bonner Springs, KS, Anna Mae Saunders, Kansas City, KS, granddaughter Lesley Ann Owens. (Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS)