SHIPLEY , DeLana M. Shipley, 53, Winchester, KS passed away Friday, October 7, 2005 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident south of Atchison.
Memorial services will be 7:00 PM Tuesday, October 11, 2005 at the Leavenworth Baptist Church, 746 Spruce, Leavenworth, KS. Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 PM Tuesday at the church. The body has been cremated. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society and left in care of Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, 800 Kansas Ave. Atchison, KS.
Mrs. Shipley was born November 6, 1951 in Carthage, MO the daughter of Marvin and Janette (Shouse) Hodson. She was a 1969 graduate of Carthage High School and graduated in 1984 from Kansas City Kansas Community College with an Associates Degree in Computer Science. She was employed with Village Villa Nursing Home in Nortonville, KS, and a member of the Leavenworth Baptist Church. DeLana battled cancer for many years and under went numerous surgeries. Having to use a wheel chair she became a strong advocate of the ADA and lobbied many times in Washington DC, even pushing for the National Healthcare Plan in 1994. She enjoyed traveling, all types of crafts and loved her family.
She married J.M. Shipley on May 9, 1976 in Carthage, MO. He survives of the home. Additional survivors include her children Bill and Stacy Ritchhart of Leavenworth; Jacob and Laura Shipley of Lawrence; and VeLera Shipley of Winchester. Grandchildren JoLee and Jessi Ritchhart. Brothers Don Hodson and Burney Hodson, a sister Mary Terry and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father.
KAIGHIN , Harry Edward Kaighin, 89, Cummings, KS passed away Saturday, October 8, 2005 at Hickory Point Nursing Home, Oskaloosa, KS.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Thursday, October 13, 2005 at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Burial at Cummings Cemetery. Visitation will be from 7:00-8:00 PM Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Jefferson County Hospice or the Hickory Point Nursing Home and left in care of the funeral home.
Mr. Kaighin was born October 6, 1916 in Pardee, KS the son of J.J. and Emma (Becker) Kaighin. He attended Pardee Grade School. He was employed with Midwest Solvents (MGP) for 29 years retiring in 1981. He continued to work at the family farm near Cummings for a number of years. He was a member of the Cummings United Methodist Church and a member of the Masonic Lodge # 158, receiving his 60 year pin. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and attending auctions.
He married Glenna May Greer on October 18, 1938. She preceded him in death in 1973. He married Betty Lindsay Bilderback on December 6, 1975. They later divorced in 2001. He was also preceded in death by a son Buddy Kaighin; grandson Ryan Frost; brother Lester Kaighin; son in law Richard Lindsay and his parents.
Survivors include his daughter Carolyn Lindsay of Lansing, KS. 4 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren. Brother James Kaighin, sister Thelma Wagner. Niece Susie Frost and nephew Michael Greer, who he helped raise.
LUTZ , Kathleen C. (Bertels) Lutz, 81 years old, died peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2005 at the Atchison Medicalodge.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 on Monday, Oct. 10th, 2005 at the St. Benedict's Church with Fr. Gerard Senecal, O.S.B. as Celebrant. Burial will follow in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Atchison, KS. A parish rosary will be recited on Sunday, Oct. 9th, 2005 beginning at 6:00 PM with visitation to follow until 8:30 PM at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to ACES Endowment.
Kathleen was born on Feb. 20, 1924 in Nortonville, KS. the daughter of Joseph and Clara (Weishaar) Bertels. She had attended St. Joseph's grade school, Nortonville, and graduated from Effingham High School. She married Clarence Joseph Lutz on January 28, 1947 at St. Benedict's church, Atchison. Mr. Lutz preceded her in death on Feb. 25, 1963 just prior to the birth of their 12th child. Kathleen worked hard to see that her children attended Atchison Catholic Schools. She was a member of St. Benedicts Church, and enjoyed her family, and grandchildren.
Survivors include eight daughters; Cathy and her husband Ron Anielak, Blue Springs, MO., Jane and her husband, Mike Peterson, Olathe, KS., Martha and her husband Dave Wolfe, Falls City, NE., Marion and her husband Pat Doran, Lenexa, KS., Barbara and her husband Dave Werner, Falls City, NE., Connie and her husband Kenny Winkley, Topeka, KS., Patty and her husband Nicky McDevitt, Rushville, MO., LeeAnn and her husband, Alan Russell, Olathe, KS.; Three Sons, Dennis and his wife Pam Lutz, Lewis & Clark Village, MO., Mark Lutz, Leavenworth, KS., and Greg and his wife Marcie Lutz, Atchison, KS., brother, Marvin Bertels, Nortonville, KS., four sisters; Mary Frederick, West Sun City, AZ., Rita Frederick, Kirkland, AZ., Marjorie Wills, Glendale, AZ., and Ann Huss, Nortonville, KS., Thirty two grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Her parents, husband Clarence, a son Larry Lutz, and 4 brothers, Robert, Donald, Melvin, and Paul Bertels preceded her in death.
CARROLL , Margaret M. Carroll, 80, Atchison, KS passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2005 at Atchison Hospital.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, October 8, 2005 at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Burial will be private. Visitation will be 7:00-8:30 PM Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Community of Christ, or the American Cancer Society and left in care of the funeral home.
Mrs. Carroll was born May 6, 1925 in Independence, MO. the daughter of Cedric and Beulah (Dittemore) Webster. She attended Leavenworth High School and was a longtime member of the Community of Christ. Margaret was past president of the Martin East PTA. Member of the Atchison County Extension Unit. Volunteer for over 20 years for the Atchison Hospital Auxiliary Unit. She was a den mother and Girl Scout leader while her children were growing up. Margaret enjoyed reading and traveling and loved her family.
She married Jackson H. Carroll on February 22, 1947 in Atchison, KS. He survives of the home. Additional survivors include her sons Ronald Carroll and his wife Marie of Omaha, NE; Donald Carroll and his wife Somporn of Atlanta, GA; James Carroll of Leavenworth; Robert Carroll and his wife Helen of St. Joseph, MO and John Carroll and his wife Merry of Atchison, KS. 12 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her brothers Leonard, George, Perry, Raymond 'Tiny' and Ed Webster. Her parents and a grandmother Cora Heaton who raised her.
KIEHL , Carl Eugene Kiehl, 75, Atchison, KS passed away Sunday at Select Specialty Hospital, Topeka, KS.
Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Friday, September 30, 2005 at Trinity Lutheran Church with Rev. Robert Ziegler officiating. Burial at Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 7:00-8:30 PM Thursday at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Trinity Lutheran School Endowment Fund or the American Cancer Society.
Mr. Kiehl was born May 22, 1930 in Atchison, KS the son of Russell L. and Harriett M. (Kopelk) Kiehl. He was a US Army veteran of WWII serving in the expeditionary forces in Germany. He had been employed with Midwest Grain as a fireman. He retired after 20 years from the V.A. Center in Leavenworth at an Upholster. He was a member of the V.F.W. Post #1175, the Eagles, the Missouri Pacific Train Club and a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. Carl enjoyed traveling, fishing and trains.
He married Betty J. Hays on April 24, 1954. She preceded him in death in March 2001. He married Evelyn Kautz on February 12, 2005. She survives of the home.
Additional survivors include 2 sons. Step sons Curtis Kautz of Huron, KS; Willie Kautz and Leslie Kautz both of Atchison, KS. 4 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Brothers Russell E. Kiehl of Atchison, KS and John H. Kiehl of Sun Lakes, AZ. Brother in law Glen Hayes. Nieces and nephews Harry Kiehl, Jeannine Wyatt, Pam King, Kevin Kiehl and John Kiehl, Jr.
He was preceded in death by a brother Harry Kiehl and his parents.
FAST-SMITH , Victoria Kellar (Fast) Smith,61, passed away peacefully Saturday, September 24, 2005, at home in Bucyrus, KS. Inurnment will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, September 30, 2005 at Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Atchison, KS. A memorial service will follow the inurnment at 3 p.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, 17890 Metcalf, Stilwell, KS. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in her memory to St Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church or to the charity of your choice.
Victoria K. Fast was born May 8, 1944 in Atchison, KS, the daughter of William Spencer and Jane Adele (Poindexter) Fast. Vicky attended Atchison public schools and graduated from Milwaukee Downer Seminary in 1962. She attended Mt. Saint Scholastica College and the University of Kansas. Her husband, Gary R. Smith, preceded her in death. She was owner and President of Smith RPM, Lenexa, KS. Vicky was an avid Jayhawk basketball fan. She loved her dogs, often taking in strays, and enjoyed the birds who came to her many feeders. Vicky was a warm and caring person. She had a calm and quiet of way of helping others.
She is survived by her step-son, Matthew Smith, his wife Tracy, and their children Garrett and Madison: her step-daughter, Bedonna Smith, and her son, Brave, and her brothers, David Spencer Fast, Leawood, KS. and William Kirk Fast, Ozawkie, KS. and one niece and three nephews.
Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, 800 Kansas Ave, Atchison. KS. is handling the arrangements.
KIEHL , Robert Dean Kiehl, 76, of Muscotah, KS, died Friday, September 23, 2005 at the Holton Community Hospital in Holton, KS.
Funeral Services will be 2:30 pm, Monday, Sept. 26, 2005 at the O'Trimble Funeral Home in Effingham, KS, with Jason and Angie Brent, officiating. Burial will be in the Muscotah Cemetery, Muscotah, KS. Family will receive friends on Monday from 1:00 pm until time of services at the O'Trimble Funeral Home in Effingham. Memorial contributions in memory of Mr. Kiehl are suggested to the American Diabetes Association.
Robert was born in his home, one mile north of Muscotah on September 29, 1928, the son of Fred J. and Mildred (Bushey) Kiehl. He attended Muscotah Grade School and graduated from Atchison County Community High School in Effingham, KS. He helped his father and brothers in farming and many neighbors doing many different jobs. He went to work for Atchison County Bridge and Construction in 1963. He retired in 1995 due to ill health. His hobbies were fishing, growing tomatoes and watching T.V. He lived with his parents until they entered the nursing home. Then he lived by himself until four years ago when his health failed due to diabetes and he entered Jackson County Nursing Home at Holton.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother-in-law, Delbert Bales.
Robert is survived by two brothers, Charles Kiehl and his wife, Phyllis, of Horton, KS and Donald E. Kiehl and his wife, Roberta, of Topeka, KS; one sister, Mrs. Delbert (Betty) Bales of Muscotah, eleven nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews; and many friends.
LINDSAY , Richard John Lindsay, Captain, USN (Ret), 67, Lansing, KS passed away September 20, 2005 at his home.
Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Saturday, September 24, 2005 at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, KS. Burial at Nortonville Cemetery, Nortonville, KS. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 PM Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Richard J. Lindsay memorials and left in care of the funeral home.
Mr. Lindsay was born March 22, 1938 in Nortonville, KS the son of John and Helen (Sprang) Lindsay. He was a graduate of Nortonville High School and attained a Bachelors Degree from the Golden Gate University while serving in the Navy. His distinguished Naval Career spanned 37 years and as he was apt to say 'Could not decide if I wanted to make it a career.' He attained all enlisted ranks from E1 thru E9 and was commissioned an officer in 1969. He proceeded thru the rank of O1-O6 to retire as a Navy Captain.
Some highlights of his career included C.O. Naval Medical Clinic, Quantico, VA, C.O. U.S. Naval Hospital, Guam, Ex. O. Naval Medical Clinic, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Ex. O. Naval Medical Command, C.O. Medical Unit Self-Contained Transportable, Camp Lejeune, NC.
He married his wife Carolyn Kaighin of Cummings, KS in 1956. Besides his wife he is survived by their two sons Gary Lindsay and his wife Janet of Columbia, IL and David Lindsay and his wife Carla of Cummings, KS. 4 grandchildren Tina, Kelly, Heather and Trevor Lindsay. Brothers and sisters Tessie Nieman, Jack Lindsay, Bonnie Harvey and Ed Lindsay.
He was preceded in death by his sister Vickie Delong.
HETZ , Otto R. 'Jack' Hetz, 88, Atchison, KS passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2005 at Atchison Hospital.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Friday, September 23, 2005 at Trinity Lutheran Church with the Rev. Robert Ziegler officiating. Burial at Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Visitation will be from 7:00-8:30 PM Thursday at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran School Endowment Fund or the American Diabetes Association and left in care of the funeral home.
Mr. Hetz was born April 11, 1917 in Atchison, KS the son of Otto Christian and Dora Julia (Myers) Hetz. He was employed with Atchison Casting and retired in 1980 as a welder. He continued working as a handyman and doing small engine repairs, operating Jack's Repair Service. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and was a member of the XYZ Club with the church. Jack enjoyed fishing, camping, gardening and especially loved his grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
He married Eugenia Adeline Peters on April 20, 1939 in Troy, KS. She survives of the home. Additional survivors include his children Joyce Williams and her husband Bob of Atchison, KS; Norma Donahoo and her husband Stan of Easton, MO; Gene Hetz and his wife Judy of Atchison, KS; Wayne Hetz and his wife Patricia of Atchison, KS and Rick Hetz and his wife Tammy of Atchison, KS. 14 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his sisters Marie Peters and Thelma Shaw and his parents.
WHITE , Charles David White, 92, Independence, MO formerly of Atchison, KS passed away Saturday, September 17, 2005 at Carmel Hill Living Center in Independence, MO.
Funeral services will be 11:30 AM Wednesday, September 21, 2005 at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, KS with the Rev. Eduardo Bousson officiating. Burial at Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 10:30-11:30 AM Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Care Alternatives Hospice in Independence or the American Heart Association and left in care of the funeral home.
Mr. White was born August 27, 1913 in Skidmore, MO the son of David and Rachel (Arlettie) White. He was a 1933 graduate of Skidmore High School. He was employed at LFM/Rockwell for 39 years, retiring in 1987. He was a member of the United Methodist Church. Charles enjoyed hunting and especially fishing.
He married Frances L. Nichols and were married over 50 years before she preceded him in death on February 18, 1986. He married Golda Davis in 1987. She preceded him in death in 1997. He was also preceded in death by a son Jack White, brothers WM White and Dale Letta, sisters Dorothy Weston, Bessie Feldman and Eva Davis and his parents.
Survivors include his sons Edwin White and his wife Vicki of Independence, MO and Kirby J. White and his wife Karen Williams of St. Petersburg, FL. 8 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.
SCOTT , Paul Alan Scott, 34, of Nevada, MO, formerly of Nortonville, KS, died Sunday, September 4, 2005 in Nevada following an accident at his home.
Funeral Services will be 2:00 P.M., Thursday, September 8, 2005 at the Nortonville Christian Church in Nortonville, KS with the Rev. LeRoy Riley, officiating. Burial will be in the Nortonville Cemetery. Family will receive friends for one hour prior to the funeral services at the church on Thursday. The family request memorial contributions, in memory of Paul, be used to help with funeral expenses. The O'Trimble Funeral Home in Nortonville is in charge of the arrangements.
Paul was born on June 14, 1971 in Winchester, Kansas, the son of Carl E. and Betty A. (Martin) Scott. He attended and graduated from Jefferson County North Schools. He also attended Northeast Kansas Area Vo-Tech School at Atchison, KS. Paul had worked at a machine shop in Whiting, KS; Sauer-Sundstrand transmission repair at Lawrence, KS; and was currently working as a farm laborer in Nevada, MO where he had just moved a few weeks ago. He was a member of the Mayetta Masonic Lodge # 393 and a former member of the Nortonville Christian Church.
Paul and Connie Scott were married on May 24, 2003 at Baldwin City, KS. She survives of the home. Other survivors include four stepchildren, step grandchildren; one brother, Edward L. 'Pete' Scott of Nortonville; and one sister, Karla A. Tolson of Ohio.
LINDSTROM , Kylee Renee Lindstrom, infant daughter of Aaron and Margo (Hudspeth) Lindstrom, of Atchison, Ks. died Monday, Sept. 5, 2005 at the St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, MO.
Private family graveside services and burial will be held in the Sumner Cemetery, south of Atchison. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:00 PM on Friday, Sept. 9th, 2005 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, KS. Memorial contributions in memory of Kylee are suggested to help the family with final expenses. Condolences to the family may be left on line at www.beckerdyer.com.
Kylee Renee Lindstrom was born on July 26th, 2005 at St. Luke's Hospital; Kansas City, MO. Survivors include her parents, Aaron and Margo (Hudspeth) Lindstrom. Maternal grandparents; Frank and Kathie Hudspeth, Rushville, MO., Paternal grandmother, Jerri Lindstrom, Atchison, KS. and paternal grandfather and step grandmother, Marvin and Lisa Lindstrom, Osawatomie, KS.
DONALDSON , Thomas Bain Donaldson, 66 years old, of Bluff Woods, MO., died unexpectedly on Wednesday, August 31, 2005 at the Heartland Hospital in St. Joseph, MO.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2005 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, with the Rev. Tim Champ, Pastor of the Rushville Christian Church officiating. Burial will follow in the Armstrong Cemetery, Rushville, Mo. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 PM on Saturday, Sept. 3rd, 2005 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Rushville Christian Church. Condolences to the family may be left on line at www.beckerdyer.com.
Mr. Donaldson was born on March 11, 1939 in Rushville, Mo. the son of Vern C. and Amanda (Frakes) Donaldson. Tom was raised, attended school and lived most of his life in the Rushville area. He was a farmer and was employed as a core maker with the Atchison Casting, formerly Rockwell International for over 32 years. He retired in 1996. Mr. Donaldson was an avid outdoorsman. He loved spending time hunting, fishing and gardening. He raised fabulous fruits and vegetables that the entire family enjoyed year after year. He was always available to help family and friends in need, and cherished spending time with his children, grandchildren, and brothers and sister. He adored his cats.
Mr. Donaldson was married to Jenny L. Pike, of St. Joseph, Mo. on June 17, 1967 at the Rushville Christian Church. Together they raised a family and provided a home full of love and devotion that was the site of many cherished family gatherings. Mrs. Donaldson survives of the home. Additional survivors include; two sons; Thomas and his wife Cindy Donaldson, Rushville, Mo., Jeff and his wife Emily Donaldson, Faucett, MO., three daughters; Manda and her husband Jim Langley, Shawnee, KS., Melinda and her husband Mike Osteen, Agency, MO., and Tandy and her husband, Nshan Erganian, St. Joseph, MO., two brothers; Fred Donaldson, Rushville, MO., and Robert Donaldson, St. Joseph, MO., a sister, Ruth Moeck, Atchison, KS., fifteen grandchildren and three great grandchildren. His parents, and two brothers, Clinton and Jerry Donaldson preceded him in death.