PARNELL , Gene Parnell, 76, Mountain Home, Arkansas formerly of Effingham, KS passed away Thursday, August 17, 2006.
Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Monday, August 21, 2006 at Arkansas Baptist Church. Visitation will be from 6:30-8:00 PM, Sunday at Roller Funeral Home, Mountain Home, Arkansas. Graveside services will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, August 23, 2006 at Evergreen Cemetery, Effingham, KS with Rev. Jeff Cochran officiating. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Hospice of the Ozarks and left in care of Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home.
Mr. Parnell was born to Earl and Lucy (Dickerson) Parnell on September 10, 1929 in Hopewell, Arkansas. He married Joan Lukas on October 3, 1954 in Rosemont, NE, and they became area residents in 1997 by way of Effingham, KS. He was a foundry worker in the steel industry until his retirement; and he enjoyed fishing, country music and especially hunting with his beagles.
He is survived my his wife Joan of the home; son David Parnell and his wife Debbie; daughter Patty Parnell; grandchildren Jason Parnell and his wife Kelli, and Trent Parnell; great grandchildren Kennedy, Karlie and Kallie all of Effingham, KS; brother Tom Parnell; sisters Virgie Cox and Hazel Cox; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 5 brothers and a sister.
GODDING , Myrtle Ruth Godding, 71, Leavenworth, KS, formerly of Atchison, KS passed away March 13, 2007.
Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Saturday, March 17, 2007 at Becker Dyer Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, KS. Burial at Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 7:00-8:30 P.M. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society or the Kidney Dialysis Foundation and may be left in care of the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Myrtle was born on the 19th of February 1936 in Wathena, KS the daughter of Charles and Beulah (Sultzer) Wynkoop. She worked several jobs until she married her husband Roy Godding. After his death she worked as a Correctional Officer from 1978 to 1982 at the Lansing Correctional Facility. She was a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church, Atchison, KS. Myrtle was the local Girl Scout Director and enjoyed bowling, reading, watching movies, and cooking.
She was preceded in death by her husband Roy Edward Godding in 1973, her parents, a sister Ruby Bruce, and a great-grandchild, Conner Jackson.
Myrtle is survived by her brothers Charles 'Butch' Wynkoop and Billy Wynkoop, and her sisters Dorothy 'Dory' Thompson and Norma Covalt. Five children, Patricia Giles and her husband Gerald of Atchison; Peggy Wheeler and her husband Mark; Roy Mark Godding and his wife Karen, and Elizabeth Willis all of Leavenworth and Carrie Taylor and her husband Andrew of Lansing, KS, 25 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins
SKIDMORE , Elsie Maxine Skidmore, 84 years old, of Atchison, KS., died Saturday, March 10, 2007 at her home.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM Thursday, March 15th, 2007 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, with John Carroll, Pastor of the Community of Christ Church officiating. Burial will follow in the Miller Cemetery, Everest, KS. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 PM on Wednesday, March 14th, 2007 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Abundant Life Hospice. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Elsie Maxine Lewman was born on Aug. 28, 1922 in Atchison, KS. the daughter of James C. and Elsie May (Pickell) Lewman. She was a housewife and homemaker, a former member of the United Methodist Church, and the Women's Prayer Group of the church. She enjoyed embroidery, flowers, watching movies, and gardening.
She was married to Frank J. Skidmore on Jan. 18, 1948 in Atchison, KS.. Mr. Skidmore preceded her in death on July 29, 1989. Survivors include a son, William C. 'Bill' Skidmore, Atchison, KS., a daughter Judy Kay Black, Topeka, KS., three brothers; Bailey Lewman, Palmer, Idaho, Gilbert Lewman, Acampo, CA., and John Lewman, Marietta, GA., two sisters; Bonnie Willis, and Alice Mosher, both of Santa Anna, CA, ten grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren. Her parents, husband,two brothers, Everett & Raymond Pierce, and two sisters; Katherine Boone, and Judith Thorpe preceded her in death.
BUTTRON , Ruth E. (Crawley) Buttron, 89, of Lancaster, KS. died Friday, March 9, 2007 at the Atchison Hospital.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM on Tuesday, March 13th, 2007 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, with Rev. Karen Jeffcoat, Pastor of the Lancaster United Methodist Church Officiating. Burial will follow services in the Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, KS. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 PM on Monday, March 12th, at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, KS. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Lancaster United Methodist Church. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Ruth E. Crawley was born on May 28th, 1917 in Lancaster, Kansas the daughter of John S. and Edna R. (McLenon) Crawley. She attended Madison Grade School and graduated from Atchison County Community High School in 1935. She taught school for three years at the High Prairie School, Huron, Kansas and one year at the Huron Grade School. She lived in the Lancaster area her entire life, and was a member of the Lancaster Methodist Church, the W.S.C.S. of the church, the 20th Century Club, and the former Willing Helpers Homemakers Club, both of Lancaster. Ruth was a homemaker, made quilts and with her husband operated a dairy farm for over 30 years.
Ruth was married to Edward H. Buttron on July 30th, 1939 in Lancaster, KS. Mr. Buttron preceded her in death on April 7, 1995. Her parents, and two brothers, Bill and John Crawley also preceded her in death. Survivors include two sons; Jerry and his wife Sonja Buttron, Parkville, MO., and Charles and his wife Lavon Buttron, Lancaster, KS. a daughter; Helen and her husband Melvin Hamon, Papillion, NE., Nine grandchildren; Richard Buttron, Atchison, KS., Raymond Buttron, Lancaster, KS., Brent and his wife Lea Hamon, Plattsmouth, NE., Lisa Greene, Papillion, NE., Mandy and John Luce, Omaha, NE., Shanda and Derrick Pitchanau, LaVista, NE., Stacy and Daniella Hamon, Irvine, CA., Brad and Nacy Buttron, Parkville, MO., and Derrek and Julie Buttron, Kansas City, MO., and ten great grandchildren. Many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
FOSTER , Steven David Foster, 53 years old, of Atchison, KS died Friday, March 09, 2007 at his home.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, March 12th, 2007 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, with Rev. Dennis Fitzpatrick, Associate Pastor Trinity Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will follow in the High Prairie Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 PM on Sunday, March 11th, 2007 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Heart Association or Trinity Lutheran School Endowment Association. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Steven D. Foster was born on June 27th, 1953 in Atchison, KS the son of Dean and Mary (Filbert) Foster. Mr. Foster graduated from Maur-Hill Prep School in 1971. He had worked as a truck driver for Midland Steel for the past 8 years. He had also worked at the former Beverly Lumber Co., Atchison for several years. Steve was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, was a former Boy Scout leader for Troop 94, and enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, bowling, golf, and playing baseball. Mr. Foster helped coach in the Youth baseball league for 20 years. He especially enjoyed his grandchildren.
Steven was married to Sandra K. Pierce on June 11, 1971 at St. Joseph's Church, Atchison. She preceded him in death on Oct. 17, 1983. He later was married to Terri Giles on December 31, 1985 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Atchison, KS. Terri survives of the home. Additional survivors include; two daughters; Misty M. and her husband Rex Jones, Platte City; MO, and Susan K. and her husband Scott Sunderman, Jr., Atchison, KS. Two sons; Richard A. and his wife Tabitha Giles, and Daniel J. Giles, both of Atchison, KS, his mother; Mrs. Mary Foster, Atchison, KS, a brother; Ronald E. Foster, Atchison, KS, a sister; Mrs. Carol D. McFeeters, Ft. Worth, TX, and a half sister; Marie Irvin, Council Bluffs, IA, and fifteen grandchildren.
McBRIDE , Viola G. McBride, 100 years old of Nortonville, Kansas, passed away on Saturday, March 3, 2007 at the Village Villa Nursing Home in Nortonville, KS.
Funeral Services will be 3:00 PM, Tuesday, March 6, 2007 at the Nortonville United Methodist Church with the Rev. Norma Thompson, officiating. Burial will be in the Nortonville Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 2:00 PM until service time at the church. Memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. McBride are suggested to Nortonville United Methodist Church or Jefferson County Hospice and may be sent in care of the O'Trimble Funeral Home, PO Box 267, Nortonville, KS 66060 who is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Viola G. Gantenbein was born on June 26, 1906 in Dickinson County, Kansas, the daughter of Ulrich and Frieda (Tobler) Gantenbein. She graduated from Enterprise High School, Enterprise, KS, attended Emporia State Teachers College, Emporia, KS and Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS. She taught school for six years in Dickinson County, KS. After moving to Nortonville, she worked for the First National Bank of Nortonville for a few years. Mrs. McBride was a member of the Nortonville United Methodist Church, taught Sunday School, was a member of the Nortonville Methodist Women's Society of the church, the Homemakers Club, and charter member of the Nortonville Garden Club. She enjoyed playing bridge, sewing, crocheting, knitting, spending time in her yard and flower garden, fishing and baking cookies to share with her friends and neighbors.
Viola had relatives from eight states from Alaska to North Carolina help her celebrate her 100th birthday in June of 2006.
Viola and Willard D. McBride were married on June 25, 1931 at the church parsonage in New Basel, KS in Dickinson County. He preceded Viola in death on September 9, 1969. Three brothers, Harvey, Lester and Earl Gantenbein, and one sister, Clara Smith, also proceeded in death.
Survivors include two daughters, Charlene Gigstad of Nortonville, KS and Marlene Brown of Leavenworth, KS; seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; one brother, Edwin Gantenbein of Grove, OK and one sister, Wilma Childers of Fort Morgan, CO.
CAVANAUGH , Alma M. Cavanaugh, 90 years old of Denton, KS, passed away, Saturday, March 3, 2007 at the Atchison Hospital.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM, Wednesday, March 7, 2007 at St. Benedict's Church, Bendena, KS with Fr. Roderic Geller as celebrant. Burial will be in St. Benedict's Church Cemetery, Bendena. A family rosary will be recited at 7:00 PM, Monday, at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison. Visitation will be Tuesday from 7:00 to 8:30 PM with a Prayer Service being recited at 7:00 PM, also at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. Cavanaugh are suggested to the Denton Senior Citizens Center. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Alma M. Bunck was born on July 8, 1916 at Everest, Kansas, the daughter of William J. and Anna T. (Hrnchir) Bunck. She graduated from Everest High School. She had worked for the Horton Garment Factory at Horton, KS and as a devoted farm wife. She was a member of St. Benedict's Catholic Church in Bendena, the church council, and was a communion minister of the church. Alma belonged to the Denton Card Club, she attended the monthly meeting of the Denton Senior Citizens group and she enjoyed gardening.
Alma and W.J. Cavanaugh were married on November 27, 1952 at All Saints Church in Everest, Kansas. He preceded Alma in death in 1983. Her parents; three brothers, Albert, William and Edward Bunck; and one sister, Amy Bunck, also preceded her in death.
Survivors include Alma's daughter and husband, Margaret and Scott Wright of Troy, KS; two granddaughters and their husbands, Shanna and Justin Smith & Jessie and Casey Jarrett, all of Troy; two great granddaughters, Kirsten and Emma; two sisters, Jeanette Gronniger of Denton and Sr. Mary Margaret Bunck of Atchison, KS; numerous nieces and nephews.
HUNDLEY , Robert E. 'Papa Bob' Hundley, 79, Atchison, KS passed away Friday, March 2, 2007 at St. Luke's Hospital on the Plaza.
Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, March 6, 2007 at the First Baptist Church, Atchison, KS. Burial at Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 P.M. Monday at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, 800 Kansas Ave. Atchison, KS. 66002. In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial donations to the First Baptist Church, American Cancer Society or the American Stroke Association in care of the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Bob was born July 24, 1927 in Atchison, KS the son of Earl Lee and Mary Elizabeth 'Mae' (Brown) Hundley. He was a graduate of Atchison High School and was a U.S. Navy Veteran serving in WW II and the Korean War. Bob was a watchmaker for 5 years, and later owned and operated Hundley Insurance. He was a member of the Lion's Club for 52 years and a member of the Masonic Lodge #158. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, the Men's Breakfast, the Country Mart Coffee Club and he was a member of Bellevue Country Club. He was cofounder of the Shannon Township Volunteer Fire Department and was in charge of Atchison's 4th of July fireworks celebration for over 52 years. He and his family were honored as the Kiwanis's family of the year in 1993.
He married Thomasine 'Tommie' Wilson in April 23, 1950 in Atchison, KS. She preceded him in death on July 6, 1998. He was also preceded in death by his parents and a brother in law William Davis.
Survivors include his sister Betty Lee Davis and niece Terri Dieker of Jacksonville, FL. Children David Hundley and his wife Stephanie, Robyn Hinton and her husband Gregg, Brian Hundley and his wife Michelle, Leigh Anne Hunt all of Atchison, KS. Lisa Sparks and her husband Gary of North Kansas City, MO and Pennie Wallerstedt and her husband John of Atchison, KS. Grandchildren Maggie and Dusty Smithee, Heidi Hinton, Hayleigh and Adam Diebolt, Alison Hinton, Jessica and Chase Hundley, Bryce and Jenna Hundley, Tyler Hunt, and Madison and Britlyn Sparks. Great granddaughter Hayden Scholz, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
MUELLER , Samuel McRoberts Mueller, 86, of Atchison, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2007 at the Medicalodge of Atchison.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 AM, Tuesday, March 6, 2007 at St. Benedict's Church, Atchison, KS with the Rev. Gerard Senecal O.S.B., as celebrant. A parish rosary will be recited at 10:00 AM, Tuesday, at St. Benedict's Church with visitation to follow until time of service. Burial will follow at Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Atchison. Memorial contributions may be made to Atchison Catholic Elementary School or St. Benedict's Church. The Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home in Atchison, KS is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Samuel Mueller was born January 1, 1921 in Washington D.C., the son of Lt. Colonel C.P. Mueller and Nancy Belle (McRoberts) Mueller. He graduated from Alamo Heights High School in San Antonio, TX in 1940; attended North Texas University in Arlington, TX and St. Mary's University in San Antonio, TX. He served in the Navy from 1942-1945 during World War II working as a First Class Fleet Welder for submarine repair. Mr. Mueller was a sign shop manufacturer and owned and operated the Acme Sign Company in San Antonio, TX, from 1950-1983. Samuel and Marguerite Moore were married on April 15, 1948 in New Braunfels, TX. Before moving to Atchison, they also lived at the Lewis and Clark Village, Rushville, MO, where Samuel had served on the Lewis and Clark Council.
Survivors include his wife, Marguerite Mueller, of the home; three cousins; two nieces and two nephews.
Samuel was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Clive Mueller.
CHMIDLING , Marilyn C. Chmidling, 67, Nortonville, KS passed away Wednesday, February 28, 2007 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 A.M. Monday, March 5, 2007 at St. Joseph Church, Nortonville, KS. with Fr. John Reynolds, celebrant. Burial at St. Joseph Cemetery. A parish rosary will be said at 5:00 P.M. Sunday followed by the visitation until 7:00 P.M. at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Joseph Church and left in care of O'Trimble Funeral Home, Nortonville, KS. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Mrs. Chmidling was born June 15, 1939 in Atchison, KS the daughter of Matthew and Ruby (Boatwright) Wolters. She attended Atchison Catholic Schools and Mount Saint Scholastica. She was a cook for St. Joseph School and Village Villa in Nortonville and later served as the Dietary Manager. Marilyn was a member of the St. Joseph Church and served on the Altar Society. She enjoyed sewing, embroidery, crocheting, singing, gardening, cooking, playing cards, and going to the casino.
Marilyn married Bill Chmidling on April 16, 1955 at St. Joseph Church, Atchison, KS. They were married 50 years until his death on October 19, 2005. She was also preceded in death by her parents, granddaughter Caroline Sue Chmidling and a brother Tom Wolters.
Mrs. Chmidling is survived by her children Raymond Chmidling and his wife Lynette of Belle Fourche, SD; Theresa Chmidling of Nortonville, KS; Mike Chmidling and his wife Ruth of Leavenworth, KS; Mary Agnes Highfill and her husband Nelson of Atchison, KS; Mark Chmidling and his wife Jenny of Lansing, KS; and Janice Wilson of Leavenworth, KS. 13 grandchildren, 7 great grandsons, sister Judy Darrah of Shawnee, KS and a brother Jim Wolters of Kansas City, MO. and numerous nieces and nephews.
SONNENMOSER , Virginia Mae Sonnenmoser 80, Rushville, MO. went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, February 28, 2007 following a courageous battle with cancer.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 A.M. Monday, March 5, 2007 at St. Benedict Church, Atchison, KS with Father Gerard Senecal, O.S.B. celebrant. Burial at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. A prayer service will be said at 5:00 P.M. Sunday, March 4, 2007 with visitation until 7:00 P.M. at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, KS. Memorials are suggested to Hands of Hope Hospice in St. Joseph, MO or ACES in Atchison, KS. and may be left in care of Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home 800 Kansas Ave. Atchison, KS. 66002. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Born Virginia Mae Kuhnert on December 23, 1926 in Bendena, Kansas, she lived on a farm near Independence Creek most of her childhood. After working as a governess for families in Kansas City, Virginia returned to rural life. On April 22, 1947 she married Otto Franklin Sonnenmoser. She lived the rest of her life on their farm near Rushville, MO. She was a member of St. Benedict's Parish in Atchison, KS.
Virginia's love for farming was evident in her hard work. Many will remember buying eggs or chickens from her. Countless residents in Southwestern Buchanan County will fondly remember seeing her driving tractors or grain trucks, keeping the farm going with her sons after losing her husband in 1983.
Virginia was also preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Clara Kuhnert; two brothers, Theodore and Willis Kuhnert; a sister, Thelma Kuhnert and her precious infant daughter, Agnes Claire Sonnenmoser.
She is survived by five children, Virginia Anne (and Gerald) Smith, Kansas City, MO; Otto F. Sonnenmoser, Rushville, MO; Elizabeth S. (and David) Coffman, Columbus, NE; Kenneth E. (and Linda) Sonnenmoser, Mission Hills, KS and John C. (and Pamela) Sonnenmoser, Rushville, MO. Virginia has six surviving grandchildren, Brian Perry, Kansas City, MO; Darren Perry, Parkville, MO; Karen Brooks, Columbia, MO; Jennifer Barta, Columbus, NE; April Coffman, Columbus, NE and Jonathan Coffman, Columbus, NE. She has seven great-grandchildren.
Also surviving are four brothers, Arthur Kuhnert, Lawrence, KS; Harold Kuhnert, Atchison, KS; George Kuhnert, Pea Ridge, AR and Vernon Kuhnert, Bartlesville, OK; four sisters, Fern Myers, Blue Springs, MO; Ann Leonard, Philomath, OR; Betty Lipscomb, Springfield, MO; Alice Williams, Blue Springs, MO and numerous nieces and nephews.
ELLERMAN , Albert H. Ellerman, 95 years old, lifelong Nortonville area resident, died Friday morning, February 16, 2007 at the Village Villa Nursing Home in Nortonville, KS.
Funeral Services will be 1:30 pm, Tuesday, February 20, at the Nortonville Christian Church, Nortonville, KS, with LeRoy Riley, Minister, officiating. Burial will be in the Nortonville Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 PM, Monday, February 19, at the Nortonville Christian Church. Memorial contributions in memory of Mr. Ellerman are suggested to the Nortonville Christian Church or the Jefferson County Hospice and may be sent to the O'Trimble Funeral Home, PO Box 267, Nortonville, KS 66060 who is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com
Albert was born July 9, 1911 on the family farm, three miles east of Nortonville, the son of Levi F. and Josephine (Blodgett) Ellerman. Growing up he attended a one-room school, Ellerman Grade School, near his home. Mr. Ellerman farmed for over 71 years in the Nortonville area. Besides agriculture, he also was a stockman, raised horses, and dairy farmed He was a member of the Nortonville Christian Church, a Deacon of the church, a member of the Valley Falls Saddle Club and the Kansas Farm Bureau. For many years, Mr. Ellerman was Treasurer for the Rural District #42 School Board at Nortonville. He enjoyed breaking and riding horses and especially enjoyed being around his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Albert and June Locklin were married on May 1, 1934 in Amour Junction, MO. They celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary this past May. June survives of the home.
Other survivors include their children and spouses, Evelyn and Francis Lorenz of Atchison, KS; LeRoy and Sally Ellerman, Marvin and Sue Ellerman, Kenny and Eileen Ellerman, all of Effingham, KS; Debbie and Perry Kadous of Topeka, KS; 15 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.
Albert was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Phillip Dean Ellerman in 1983; three brothers, Ray, Orville, and Noble Ellerman; three sisters, Grace Straub, Edna Henry and Ferne Trimble.
NOLL , Mary Ellen Noll, 66, Atchison, KS passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2007.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 A.M. Monday, February 19, 2007 at St. Benedict Church with Father Gerard Senecal, OSB celebrant. The body will be cremated. A rosary will be said at 5:00 P.M. Sunday at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home followed by a visitation till 7:00 P.M. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or St. Benedict Church and left in care of the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com
Mary Ellen was born November 23, 1940 in Los Angeles, CA the daughter of Joseph and Dorothy (Duncan) Thomas. She was a 1958 graduate of Mount Saint Scholastica and received her Nursing Degree from Missouri Western State College in 1980. She had worked for Sears, Rockwell (Atchison Casting) and 27 years at Atchison Hospital as a surgical nurse. She married Merle Noll on August 25, 1959, they later divorced. Mary Ellen enjoyed gardening, watching HGTV, reading, playing the powerball, flea markets and she loved taking road trips with her sister Susie.
Mary Ellen is survived by her children Russ Noll and his wife Marcia of Oskaloosa, KS; Robyn Handke and her husband Phil of Atchison, KS; Roger Noll and his wife Shelley of CT, Randi Campbell and her husband Kolin of California; Raymond Noll of Kansas City, MO; and Rachael Domann and her husband Joe of Ft. Worth, TX. 11 grandchildren; sisters Susie Pickman of Atchison, KS and Ruth Smith of Hattiesburg, MS; numerous nieces and nephews and companion Pat Moriarity of Atchison, KS
She was preceded in death by her brothers John and Quentin Thomas and her parents.