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John passed away September 7, 2018 in Chicago. Obituary did not list cause. John's family moved to Northrock, Illinois in 1968 and he resided in Illinois since then.
Heart Attack - September 9, 2000. Lived in Auburn, KS and buried in Buhler East Cemetery in Buhler, KS. Served in Vietnam 1969 -70 in the Marines.
Stephen Lee ‘Steve’ Baar, DVM, died Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at his home from pancreatic cancer. He was born November 1, 1950, in Hutchinson, to Edward and Elinor (Bargdill) Baar. Steve graduated in 1968 from Hutchinson High School, 1975 from Fort Hays State University, and received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1979 from Kansas State University. On February 14, 2003, he married Cherie Ginest in Canyon, Texas. Steve is survived by: his bride, Cherie of Turon; stepdaughter, Chelsie Fowler (Gabe) of Andover; stepson, Troy Elbert (Chrissy) of St. Joseph, Missouri; nine grandchildren; an aunt; an uncle; and cousins. He was preceded in death by: his parents; brother, Doug Baar; stepson, Dustin Elbert; and a grandson. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service September 18, 2017, at Turon Community Church. Memorials may be made to the church, in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501
Unknown cause - February 10, 2008
Bob died April 15, 2006 at Hutchinson Hospital from Septicemia. After high school attended Hutchinson Community College. A resident of Hutchinson since 1955, he was a state and federal certified welder at Grainspouting and Elevators, Fabricators Inc., Lackey Construction and Superior Boilers, then opened Classic Cleaning, Hutchinson. He was the manager of the band Tumbleweed, he ran light and sound, and sang with the group from 1975 to 1980. Burial in Fairlawn Burial Park. Find A Grave Memorial 43442175
Ellis Billingslea, 66, passed away Sept. 22, 2016 at his home in Wyley, Tx after suffering from a heart attack. Ellis served in the Navy and was a Vietnam Veteran. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Goldie; son and wife, Matthew and Kendra Billingslea, three grandchildren, of Mulvane ; daughter, Jennifer Billingslea of Richardson, Texas; sister, Gwen DuVal of Garland, Texas; stepmother, Margaret Billingslea of Winfield; step- sister, Carole Day (Kenny) and family of Winfield; stepsister, Donna Blatchford (Jack) and family of Arkansas City, Kan.; and a host of friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, Helen Nixon Billingslea and father Ellis D. Billingslea. Funeral Sept. 28, 2016, at Smith Family Mortuary, 1415 N. Rock Road, Derby. Graveside Service at the Kansas Veterans Cemetery, Winfield..
Unknown cause - Died 2006 in Katy, TX
Heart Attack - November 22, 2000. After graduation attended WSU and served in the Army. He drove a truck for Dillons for 25 years. Burial In Memorial Park, Hutchinson.
Liver Cancer - September 28,2006
Cancer - February 23, 1996. Steven L. 45, died Feb. 23, 1996, at KU Medical He was born Nov. 14, 1950, the son of Carl and Thursa Fox Cannon. An Oak Grove, Mo., resident, he was employed as a machinist at the Grain Valley Tool and Manufacturing. He attended the Oak Grove Christian Church. He was a U.S. Navy Vietnam Veteran. In November 1969, he married Sharon K Chastaln in Hutchinson, KS. Burial will be in Oak Grove. Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society. Find A Grave Memorial 104412305
Diana Lynn (Card) Correll, 37, died Sept. 29, 1988, at Southwest Medical Center, Liberal. Born Diana Lynn Card Nov. 12, 1950, at Oceansidc, Calif., she married James H. Correll Sept. 28, 1972, at Salina. A former employee of Kline Insurance Agency, Hutchinson, and the Salina Journal, she was a resident of Plains since 1972. Burial will be in the Plains Cemetery. Find A Grave Memorial 11831444
Bruce Cavanaugh – died May 6, 1998 at Virgin Islands. No cause was listed. Bruce was a Hutchinson resident until moving to South Carolina, and later to the Virgin Islands. He did various constructions. He was a former member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Hutchinson, KS. No services.
Martha A Chambers Davis – died June 5, 2008 in Hutchinson from Leukemia. She graduated in 1968 from Hutchinson High School and on May 14, 1999, she graduated from Hutchinson Community College. A resident of Hutchinson since 1960, she was a Health Information Technician for the Hutchinson Ambulatory Surgery Center. On Nov. 27, 1971, she married Gary A. Davis in South Hutchinson. He survives. Other survivors include: a son, Brian and wife Angie, Hutchinson; daughter, Kellie Chastain and husband D. J., Hutchinson; brother, Cecil Chambers and Bonnie, Hutchinson; sister, Kathy Wilson and husband Steve, Hutchinson; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, and Marion and Igene Benton, the uncle and aunt who raised her after the death of her parents. Burial in Fairlawn Burial Park. Find A Grave Memorial 32784143
Andy Chandler ,64, of Siloam Springs, AR died May 30, 2013 in Fayetteville, Arkansas and cause unknown. He was born March 9, 1949 in Hutchinson, Kansas. He married Deborah Cerveny on October 4, 1986 in Chicago, Ill. Andrew was an independent truck driver for many years, and enjoyed riding motorcycles and working with wood. Survivors include his wife, Deborah Chandler of the home; one daughter, Amanda Chandler of Kansas City, MO; one son, Jason Chandler of Colcord, OK. His parents, and his sister Audrey Chandler preceded him in death.
Diana Lynn (Cole) Copper was born April 1, 1950 in Hutchinson, Kansas; the oldest daughter of Lynn and LaVern Cole, died at home June 5, 2008 after a long battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her two parents; two sisters Karen Cole and Robyn Kahr and her second husband Ray Copper. She is survived by four brothers: Robert (Ocala, FL), Richard (Lawrence, KS), Randy (Hutchinson, KS) and Neal (Champaign, IL); two sisters Janice Zahn and Renee Cole (both of Hutchinson). Diana had three daughters: Daphne (Hayden Lake, ID), Carren (Mountain Home, ID), Corrienne (Macon, GA) and has eleven Grandchildren. She was a graduate of Hutchinson Kansas High School, class of '68 and Hutchinson Community College and University of Idaho – Pocatello with a Bachelors of Science in Pharmacy. After graduation from the University of Idaho, she moved to Grangeville, Idaho where she met and married her second husband Ray Copper. She was a Pharmacist in the local area, working last at Medicine Man Pharmacy. Diana was part of a dance ministry group, enjoyed the great outdoors, gardening, flowers and wildlife. She was an avid animal lover, especially cats of all kinds. She was a quite religious person, who touched us with her kindness and warmth toward others. She will be missed by all who knew her.
Judy A Collins King - 65, died June 24, 2014 from smoke inhalation house fire. She was born on April 27, 1949, the daughter of Raymond Dale and Viola Elizabeth Brandt Collins. She was a machinist at Cessna-Eaton. She was involved in the Moose, V. F. W., machinist Union, women’s bowling association, the Salt City Cruiser Car club, and the APA Pool league. Survivors include: her husband, Dale E. King; two daughters, Connie Sowers and husband Kevin, Paula Sanders and husband Jessie; son, Robert King; a sister, Sharon Jarrett; a brother, Larry Collins.. Graveside service held July 7, 2014, at Rayl’s Hill, Penwell- Gabel Cemetery and Mausoleum.
John Jay Cornelsen,16, passed away from a train/pedestrian accident in northeast Hutchinson, KS. He was born in Hillsboro, KS and he was laid to rest in Memorial Park Cemetery, Hutchinson, KS, and plot Eastlawn 254 3-A. Find A Grave Memorial 37116046
Phillip Clayton Crawford - 57, died June 21, 2008, in Hutchinson, KS. He was born Aug. 31, 1950, in Muskogee, Okla., the son of Luther Allen and Oetta Nelson Crawford. He was a janitor and worked at Winchesters Food Service and the Salvation Army, both at Hutchinson. He enjoyed working with Antiques and Greyhound dogs. He is survived by two brothers, Luther Jr. and Keith Crawford, both of Hutchinson; five sisters, Alberta Holder, Hampton, Va., Ann Robinson, Great Bend, Iola Wright, Mildred Harness and Annette Crawford, all of Hutchinson; and numerous nieces and nephews. His parents; and three brothers, Marion Crawford Sr., Clifford Howard Crawford Sr., Carl Eugene Crawford; and a sister, Gwen P. Benbrook, preceded him in death. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service at Heritage Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Hutchinson. Find A Grave Memorial 131238151
Larry died Feb. 23, 1998, at Via Christi Regional Medical Center, St. Francis Campus, Wichita. He was born May 5, 1949, at West Point, N.Y., the son of Howard and Melva J. Ritter Cross. He was a 1968 graduate of Hutchinson High School. A Stanford resident, he was a past owner of Cross-Roads Ceramics, Seaside, Calf., worked at Leisure Homestead, Stafford, and 1988 he retired as master sergeant with the U.S. Army, serving in Vietnam. On June 28, 1968, he married Verlinda Wingert. Then, on Feb. 20, 1993 he married Verna Taylor at Stamford. She survives; other survivors three daughters, Andrea, Christina and Jessica. Graveside service in Fairlawn Burial Park, Hutchinson. Find A Grave Memorial 69225796
Jack Daines - 62, died July 5, 2012, at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center. He was born April 28, 1950, to Leon and Kathleen (Reed) Daines. Jack was a NASCAR fan and enjoyed fishing. Survivors include: his wife, Sue Daines; mother; daughters, LaDeana DeChane, Kim Brown, Jeanette Daines, Christy Herd and Jackie Anschutz; brothers, Tom and Bob Daines; sisters, Patty Bruce and Linda Ramsey; and 13 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father; sister, Jeanette Sue. Graveside service July 10, 2012, in Fairlawn Burial Park, Hutchinson. Find A Grave Memorial 131258113
Roger Allen Daines, 68, was born on November 24, 1949 and passed away Sunday, May 20, 2018. Roger was a resident of Hutchinson, Kansas at the time of passing. Roger graduated from Hutchinson High School in 1968, and then joined the United States Navy, serving for four years. He worked for various companies, retiring as a truck driver. A lifetime resident of Hutchinson, Roger never knew a stranger. He enjoyed the outdoors: hunting, fishing, yard work (especially flowers, and woodworking. On December 7, 2000, he married Teresa (Turner) Walters. They enjoyed almost 18 years of marriage. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service May 30, 2918, at Elliott Chapel, Hutchinson, KS. The United States Navy Honor Guard will conduct military honors. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cancer Council of Reno County.
David Frank Danks - 65, of Bentonville, left this life for a much better one at Willard Walker Hospice in Fayetteville, Ark. on Sunday, April 17, 2016, after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer's. He was born on June 16, 1950, in Greenville, Kentucky, to the late Betty Jean and David Danks. Dave grew up in Hutchinson, Kansas and graduated from Hutchinson High School in 1968. After serving two years in the U.S. Navy, Dave returned to Hutchinson where he worked at Jackson's Ice Cream until he retired in 1998. He married Becky Haisty Paneitz in 1998 in Las Vegas, Nevada, and they started their life together in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he embarked upon his new career in golf course maintenance. In August 2003, Dave and Becky moved to northwest Arkansas where he lived until his death. His parents and his grandparents preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife, Becky Paneitz-Danks; two sons, Dustin, of Hutchinson and Dannon, of McPherson, Kan.; three sisters; Pat Buxton (Gene) and Dee Drozkowski (Frank) of Hutchinson, Kan. and Collette Miller (Butch) of Wichita, Kan.; and one brother, Rick Danks, of Muleto, Wash. Memorial services, April 20, 2016 in the chapel in the Bild Training Center at Fellowship Bible Church in Rogers, Arkansas. Find A Grave Memorial 163365791
Jim “J.R.” Davis, 67, died June 16, 2018, in Wichita, KS. He was born in Fowler, KS. October 21, 1950. Jim was a 1968 graduate of HHS, served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam Conflict and was a retired pipeline welder. He is survived by: daughters, Deanna Davis of Hutchinson, Kimberly Manuel, Kelli George and her husband Ben, all of Wichita; brother, Ralph of Evans, WA; sisters, Rosetta Walz of McKinney, TX, Ellen Beachy of Hutchinson, Donatti Meyer of Haven and Rebecca Lynch of Apopka, FL; Memorial service June 25, 2018. Memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project or Kansas Honor Flight, in care of Elliott Mortuary, Hutchinson, KS. Find A Grave Memorial 190888483
Mary Ellen (Day) Sloan, 32, died September 21, 1983 from Leukemia at M.D. Anderson Hospital, Houston, Texas, after a long illness. Born Mary Ellen Day Oct. 8, 1950, in Sa-lina, she married Jim Sloan June 1, 1968, in Hutchinson and he died July 28, 2018 in Willow Springs, MO. She was a designer at Hutchinson Floral and had lived in Hutchinson for most of her life. She was a member of Bible Baptist Church and Salt City Four Wheelers. Survivors: son, Matthew; mother, Betty Hinds, Hutchinson; sister, Marie Henson, Hutchinson. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Johnson and Sons Memorial Chapel. Burial at Lerado Cemetery. Memorials to the Mary Ellen Sloan Memorial, in care of First National Bank. Find A Grave Memorial 86076260
Debra Ann Dennis passed away August 4, 2015 in San Jose, California from a pulmonary embolism. Debbie had a smile, personality and laugh that was infectious. She brought with her joy and presence that touched everyone she met. She loved spending time with her forever soul mate Tonna, family, friends and her pets, which for Debbie were all one and the same. Those who knew Debbie loved her and were loved in return. She lived each day seemingly carefree without worry. She will be missed everyday by all.
Larry E. Dodge, 64, died Feb. 14, 2015 at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center. He was born May 16, 1950, the son of Leroy Eugene and Melva Cooper Dodge. He was a graduate of Hutchinson High School, class of 1968, and had received his Bachelor of Theology from Baptist Bible College and Bachelor of Music Education from Oklahoma Baptist University. He was a music teacher for Hutchinson Schools and retired from Holy Cross Catholic School in May of 2012. Since retirement he has substituted for various schools. He was a very active member of Westside Baptist Church. He loved to sing and was known for his singing voice. On August 12, 1972 he married Phyllis Hall in Hutchinson. She survives. Funeral services conducted at Westside Baptist Church, Hutchinson. Burial followed at Penwell-Gabel Cemetery and Mausoleum, Hutchinson. Find A Grave Memorial 197756643
Died June 21, 2004 - unknown cause
Died January 19, 2003 at the age of 52 in Wichita KS. - unknown cause
Michael Dee Egbert, 62, passed away at his home in Glendale, Arizona on July 27, 2012. He was born in Wichita, Kansas on September 24, 1949 to Buford and Gertrude Egbert. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed working on old cars. He was the proud owner and operator of Mike's Sun City Auto Care in Peoria, Arizona. He is survived by his daughters Katie Egbert and Kelly Bohart; siblings Pat Egbert, Elmo Egbert, Mary Ellen Schrock and Donna Heimerman. He is preceded in death by his wife Carol Dreitz Egbert and siblings Pete Egbert and Eddie Egbert. Services held at Heritage Funeral Chapel, Peoria, AZ 85381 August 4th. Find A Grave Memorial 94681618
¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬John W. Estes, 50, died Feb. 12, 2000; He was born Nov. 23, 1949, the son of Johnnie William and Geneva Mitchell. He attended Hutchinson High. A longtime Hutchinson he was a former employee of Dillons. On Nov. 4,1972, he married Tana Ford and she died Jan. 21,1995. Survivors a Lori L. mother Geneva and husband Joe, two brothers Steve and Rob and two sisters Mary and Pam. Cremation took place and no service. Find A Grave Memorial 37262306
Richard Merle Farney Jr., 63, died June 19, 2014 in Hutchinson, Ks., from Agent Orange. Richard devoted himself to be the best caregiver of aging parents. He served his country with military service in the United States Army as a sergeant, spending 14 months in Vietnam. Richard loved nature and was passionate about plants and flowers, making it fitting that he chose landscaping as his profession. Clearly, he touched many people and has left his footprint. Richard was preceded in death by: his father, Richard Merle Farney, and his sister, Lynne Chappell. He is survived by his mother, Margie Farney of Hutchinson, Kan.; his brother, Rudy Farney (Diane) of Hutchinson, Kan.; and sisters, Kay Root (Jon) of Bainbridge Island, Wash., Anne Farney of Phoenix, Ariz., and Beth Roe (Jim) of Yuma, Ariz. Funeral service June 23, 2014, at Elliott Mortuary, Hutchinson, with burial in Penwell-Gabel Cemetery and Mausoleum, Hutchinson, with military honors conducted by Fort Riley Honor Guard. Find A Grave Memorial 131662380
Thomas C. Feezor, 66, died May 27, 2016 at Hospice House from Agent Orange. He was born February 3, 1950 in LaCrosse, the son of George W. and Karen Pedersen Feezor. He was a graduate of Hutchinson High School class of 68 and had attended Hutchinson Junior College. He had been employed in the inside sales department for Superior Boiler Works and had formerly worked for Westlake Hardware, South Main location and was an Engineer for Cessna/Eaton. He was a United States Army Veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the 101st Airborne Division, and had received the Bronze Star. He married Joyce Feezor, June 15, 2001 in Hutchinson; she died September 23, 2015. Survivors include two brothers; George D. Feezor (Linda), Albuquerque, NM, Kenneth L. Feezor (Marsha), Jacksonville, FL, two sisters; Marilyn J. Fenton, Little Rock, AR, Judith L. Bartlett (Lesley), Topeka, KS, sister-in-law, Dollie Feezor, Hutchinson. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Steve Brown, for all his assistance, prayers, and visits. Cremation took place and an inurnment followed in Fairlawn Burial Park. The Ft. Riley Honor Guard conducted military Honors. Find A Grave Memorial 163546745
Sandra Flenoid Thompson, 18, died March 13, 1969 in Tulsa from childbirth complications. Her parents, Mr. & Mrs. Hosey Flenoid; her husband Jerry and daughter Sheila survive her. Find A Grave Memorial 120696242
Linda Mae Gadberry-Pitts, 61, Lyons, KS died November 12, 2011. She was born February 12, 1950, to Eva and Dan Gadberry. Survivors include: daughters, Loretta Hendrix, Hutchinson, and Crystal Zimzores, Houston; sisters, Paula Small, Lyons, and Darla Vanmeter, Hutchinson, and brothers, Roger Gadberry, Larned, and Larry Gadberry, Ft. Worth, TX. Memorial services were held on November 15, 2011, at Westbrook Church, 2005 Hendricks St., Hutchinson, KS. 67502. Memorials for Linda may be sent to the Westbrook Church, in care of Linda Pitts. Find A Grave Memorial 82415011
Gary L Gideon 49, of Hutchinson, died at Hillsboro Community Medical after suffering a heart attack. He was bom the son of Max Eugene and Mary Etta Riser. He was a shipping clerk for Collins Bus for 11years. His father preceded him in death. Burial in Fairlawn Burial. Memorials may be sent to the American Heart Association. Find A Grave Memorial 113605248
Frank S. Gilliland, 17, of RFD 4, died in a car accident early Saturday morning, February 10, 1968, near Hutchinson, along with his classmate and friend Marc Stoesz. The vehicle they were in overturned on a county road three miles northwest of Hutchinson. Born: Feb. 11, 1950, Hutchinson. He was a senior at Hutchinson High School. Member: First Presbyterian Church; Perrill Club. Survivors: Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gilliland, of the home; sister, Louise, of the home; maternal grandfather, Frank E. Shears; paternal grandfather, J. F. Gilliland. Funeral: Johnson and Sons Chapel; Burial: Memorial Park.
Juan Gonzales, 69, of Hutchinson, passed from this life on November 14, 2018. He was born July 1, 1949, in Hutchinson, the 7th child of Juan Florez and Guadalupe (Martinez) Gonzales. Juan was a member of Hutchinson High School class of 1968 and earned an associate’s degree from HCC. He served in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam era. Juan was an accomplished bass player, playing in bands from the age of 14. Preparing food for people was his way of showing his love of food and people and he was the owner of Juan’s Restaurant in northern California and the Crazy Horse Dining Hall in Arlington. Juan showed his skill at building and mentoring as the Special Projects Developer and Transitional Jobs Coordinator for people coming through New Beginnings and rebuilding their lives. He was instrumental in developing community resources for the initial start of NOEL Lodge. Juan married Shara Phillips on December 31, 1986, and they enjoyed their life together for 33 years and brought together a family of eight children. Survivors: wife of the home, and eight children; six great-grandchildren; siblings, Gilberto Gonzales (Rosa), Fernando Gonzales (Vanessa), Rachel Gonzales, Angie Harms; sister-in-law, Sally Berger (Rick); and brother-in-law, Tom Phillips. His love and wisdom will be greatly missed. Funeral service was held November 19, 2018, at Elliott Chapel.
Killed in Action at Quang, Viet Nam January 19, 1969 He was a NAVY Seaman Apprentice (E-2) Only 34 days in Viet Nam Died from hostile explosive device. His name is on the Viet Nam Wall of Honor and located on Panel 34W - Row 037
Marlene (Grose) Lowry, 40, Ellsworth, Ks., died January 15, 1991, at the HCA Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, KS. Cause of death kidney disease. She was born Marlene F Grose on June 23, 1950, at Hays and had moved to Hoxie, Ks. and then settled in Ellsworth, KS. She was a special education teacher and homemaker. She was co-founder of the Kansas State Twins Association and a member of International Twins Association. She participated in twin research. She was a member of Outstanding Young Women of America and was listed in Who's Who of American Educators. Survivors: Husband Rev. Ron Lowry; son Bennett Alan of the home; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ruben Grose; and her twin sister, Nellene Kenyon of Great Bend. Burial in Sterling Community Cemetery.
Beth Ellen Hall,59, died on May 27, 2009, at Canton, OH. Unknown cause. Born in Parkersburg, WV, she had been a Canton resident for the last several years. She was a graduate of Hutchinson High School in Hutchinson, KS and was a licensed health care provider in Omaha, NB and Long Beach, CA. She attended The Church of the Master. Preceded in death by her mother, Lucille M. Hall, who died in 2008. Survived by her father, Dr. Marvin E. Hall of Canton; two brothers, Timothy S. Hall, Mingus of Massillon and Jay Hall of Canton. She was a great animal lover and was especially fond of her cat, Lucy. Services held in the Lamiell Funeral Home. Burial will be in Sunset Hills Burial Park.
Vicki Jo (Harman) Biggs, 63, a resident of Los Alamos, passed away of natural causes on June 11, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents Everett and May Belle Harman. She was a resident of Los Alamos for 26 years. She was a dedicated special education teacher for 32 years and was a member of the White Rock United Methodist Church, where she played in the English Hand Bell Choir and was a member of the Church quilting group. Vicki was also a member of the Chapter AK, PEO Sisterhood. She enjoyed hiking, boating, and she traveled extensively with her husband of 37 years Thomas Biggs. Vicki is survived by her loving husband Thomas L. Biggs of Los Alamos; sister Pat and Kevin Lorenz of Kansas; Chris Orlando of Kansas, and Alyssa Lorenz of Seattle, Wash.; brother and sister-in-law Bill and Lois Biggs of Missouri. Memorial service in White Rock, N.M. Memorials can be made to American Heart Association, and Arthritis Foundation.
Delores Kay (Harvey) Wilkes, 63, passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2013. She was born in Sterling, Kansas to Donald H. Harvey and Eunice M. (Bane) Harvey. She graduated from Hutchinson High School in 1968. On Aug. 12, 1984, she married Randy D. Wilkes in Hutchinson. She is survived by her sisters Linda Harvey of South Hutchinson, Donna Harvey of Hutchinson and brother Larry Harvey of Stafford; many family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Randy Wilkes and her parents. She was a member of the ministry Freedom at Last. She will be missed by all of her friends. Private Family Services.
Terri S. (Hawks) Schletzbaum, 60, of Hutchinson, died June 10, 2011 at Promise Regional Medical Center in Hutchinson due to a respiratory problem. She was born July 11, 1950 in Hutchinson, the daughter of Eldon M. & Thelma Costello Hawks. She was a school teacher in the Hutchinson Public Schools for many years. She was a Hutchinson High School graduate in 1968, a Hutchinson Community College graduate, and graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in Home Economics in 1972. She married John F. Schletzbaum on July 21, 1973 in Hutchinson. He survives. Other survivors include 2 sons, Jeff Schletzbaum and wife Christine, Hutchinson, and Ryan Schletzbaum and wife Serena, Kansas City, Kansas; a daughter Amy Krehbiel and husband Dusty, Hutchinson; a brother, Bob Hawks and wife Joy, Nevada, Mo.; 3 sisters, Kim Klein and husband Butch, Tualatin, Oregon, Joy Goble and husband Steve, Olathe, and Debbie Dreiling and husband Pat, Wichita. She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister Judy Stucky, and a brother-in-law Gary Stucky. Mass Of Christian Burial June 15, 2011 at the Church of The Holy Cross. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to the Speech Therapy Dept. at Promise Regional Medical Center. Find A Grave Memorial 71215273
Richard Dennis Hedrick, 45, died May 18, 1995, at Davies Medical Center, San Francisco, Calif., after a lengthy illness. He was born Jan. 25, 1950, at Corpus Christi, Texas, the son of Richard and Bette Hendrick. He was a 1968 graduate of Hutchinson High School, participating in football and wrestling. He graduated from Hutchinson Community College and Pittsburg State. He later moved to San Francisco, Calif., and was an offensive-line coach for five years at San Francisco State University. He later was a car salesman until retiring in October 1993. Survivors: Richard and Mollie Hedrick, Hutchinson; four brothers, Steve and Tom, Hutchinson, Cliff, Wichita, and Bill, Fairbanks, Alaska; two sisters, Carla Wilbourn, OK Cty, OK, and Mary Douglas, Plano, Tx. Laid to rest at Fairlawn Burial Park Hutchinson. Find A Grave Memorial 34590925
Diana (Hendershot) Hulse died May 22, 2005 in Hutchinson, KS. Unknown cause.
Timothy R. “ Tim” Hjort, 56, died Dec. 9, 2006, in Wichita. He was born May 5, 1950, in Hutchinson, the son of Roger William and Bonnie Mae Dirks Hjort. In 1968 he graduated from Hutchinson High School. He received his undergraduate degree from Emporia State University and his law degree from the University of Kansas. He was a resident of Wichita, moving from Hutchinson in 1986. He was a veteran of Vietnam, serving in the U. S. Navy. Survivors include: his mother; a sister, Nancy Mendenhall and her husband, Mike, Derby. He was preceded in death by his father, Roger. Funeral at Elliott Chapel, Hutchinson. Burial will be in Fairlawn Cemetery, Hutchinson. Find A Grave Memorial 65939947
Neil was welcomed into the arms of Jesus, Tuesday, December 16, 2008 in Joplin, MO. Neil lived the majority of his life in Hutchinson, KS and Joplin. Neil will be remembered for his quick wit and sense of humor. Neil was predeceased by his father. Survivors include mother, Daisy; children, Kimberly Keyser (Shane) of Overland Park, KS, Roy Neil Hodges (Heidi) of Joplin, Destiny Hodges and Aaron Hodges of Grove, OK; siblings, Shari L. Adams (Jerry) of Carl Junction, Willa Franklin of Lenexa, KS, JoAnn Verheaghe (Jerry) of Overland Park, KS, Roy G. Hodges of Joplin.Inurnment will follow at Osborne Memorial Cemetery, Joplin, MO. Find A Grave Memorial 130845977
June E. (Housley) Martin, 53, former Central Bank & Trust assistant vice-president, died June 28, 2003 in Hutchinson, Ks from liver cancer. Survivors: daughter, Sarah Martin; stepson, Brian Martin; brothers Joe and Jeff Housley; father and stepmother, Edward and Frances Housley.
Unknown - 1989 (M. MacKenzie Lee)
Susan Lynn Augustine, 43, 229 North Chemical, died Feb. 26,1994, at her home, of natural causes. She was born April 12, 1950, at Hutchinson, the daughter of F. Roy and Sybil Smith Johnson. She was a graduate of Adela Hale Business College, Hutchinson. A lifetime Hutchinson resident, she was formerly employed at Johnson Sheet Metal. Survivors include: a daughter, Jenifer Augustine, Hutchinson; two sisters, Judith Dellinger, Hutchinson, and Faye Rainwater, Dayton, Wash. Funeral at Johnson & Sons Memorial Chapel, Hutchinson. Burial in Fairlawn Cemetery, Hutchinson. Memorials may be sent to the American Heart Association. Find A Grave Memorial 71204712
Died April 25, 2002 from cancer.
Constance Vicki (Kiene) Ediger, 66, of Hutchinson, died Wednesday, April 13, 2016 from complication with Multiple Sclerosis. She was born Jan. 18, 1950, in Bermuda, the daughter of William and Connie (Jenks) Kiene. She was a 1968 graduate of Hutchinson High School and a graduate of Hutchinson Community College and Wichita State University. Vicki was a dental hygienist at the Dental Center for 25 years and longtime member of Park Place Christian Church, Hutchinson. She is survived by: her son, Dr. Kory V. Ediger and wife Heather and grandchildren, William, Evan and Lily Ediger, all of Hutchinson. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Van Kiene.
Died October 31, 2001. Natural Causes
Robert G. LaClair, 61, died Jan. 24, 2012, at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center from a heart attack. He was born Dec. 7, 1950, in Hutchinson, to Gene and Beverly (Beal) LaClair. He graduated from Hutchinson High School in 1968. A lifetime Hutchinson resident, Bob was a core purchaser at Consolidated Manufacturing from 1967-1992. He was a truck driver at Mid America Redi-Mix for 14 years and at Royer Brothers Tree Service since May 2008. Bob loved to spend time with his grandchildren and attend their activities. He enjoyed riding motorcycles and going to the lake. On Dec. 16, 1967, he married Valarie L. Plouffe in Hutchinson. She survives. Other survivors include: son, James J. LaClair (Tasia) of Hutchinson; daughter, Darcy L. Mikels (David) of Northville, Mich.; mother, Beverly LaClair of Hutchinson; seven grandchildren. Graveside service was held Jan. 28, 2012, at Penwell-Gabel Cemetery and Mausoleum, Hutchinson.
Larry A. Lee, 57, Lathrop, Mo., died Sept. 10, 2006, at Liberty Hospital, Liberty, Mo. He had a heart attack while shopping with his wife. Born April 15, 1949, in Hutchinson, Kan., he lived there until entering the U.S. Army in 1970. He retired from the Army in 1993, serving twenty-three years at the rank of E-8 (First Sergeant) and lived in Lathrop, Mo. In 1977), he met Linda Adams while being stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C. She survives of the home along with other family members. Larry was with the 82nd Airborne as a Paratrooper; Senior Drill Instructor and Field Artilleryman. He then worked for Northrup Grumman as a defense contractor. He was also a substitute teacher and ISS teacher for Lathrop School District. He loved hunting, fishing and making his own fishing lures. He loved to read, especially American History, especially about the Civil War. Graveside service in Lathrop, Mo., with the Ft. Leavenworth Military Honor Guard.
Michael H. Lemen, 67, born in Hutchinson July 4, 1950, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on February 27, 2018 after a courageous battle with ALS (Lou Gegrug's disease). Mike was a devoted husband and family man; was married to his high school sweetheart, Bridget for 47 wonderful years. He spent many enjoyable hours coaching both daughters' softball teams through grade school and loved relaxing on his lawn mower. He was a faithful member of Northridge Friends' Church and ha a servant's heart volunteering in various ministries. He was also a yout mentor for Youth Horizon's. Graduated from WSU with a degree in Administration of Justice and before retiring, managed Logistics for Spirit AeroSystems. Mike was proud of his military service serving a tour in Vietnam with the U.S. Army. Mike is survived by wife Bridget, Daughters Molley Taylor, Melissa Tucker; Mother Juanita Lemen and numerous brothers and grandchildren.
Carla (Little) Cook, 33, died June 1, 1984, at Rapid City, SD., after a short illness with a heart ailment. Born Carla Jean Little Oct. 23, 1950, in Hutchinson. She married Maj. Thomas F Cook Sept. 14, 1973, in Hutchinson. Burial at Memorial Park Cemetery, Hutchinson.
Donna K. (Luman) Graves, 59, daughter of Charles and Gladys Luman passed away Monday, August 31, 2009. She will be missed by all who loved her dearly. She was born in Hutchinson, Ks. on April 12, 1950. After graduating from Hutchinson High School and Hutchinson Community College, Donna worked as a Medical Records Technician in Dallas, Tx. and in Kansas City, Mo. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and day trips into the country to places she hadn’t been. Life was her passion as all her friends knew. Donna is survived and loved by her mother Gladys, her husband John, sons Dane and Drew, stepdaughter Diahnn Hutchinson, brothers Richard Luman (Mary), Larry Luman (Mary); sister Marcia Johnson, all her nieces and nephews and their children, her Kansas City Mom Eloise Walker, M&M, Chloe, Jennifer, Suzie and Midnight. Burial at Longview Memorial Gardens.
Lonnie Martin, 64, of Lindsborg, passed away March 24, 2015, from cancer. He was born November 5, 1950, the son of Robert and Barbara (Burch) Martin in Hutchinson, KS. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Marty Martin. Lonnie is survived by his son, Jesse DuMars of Lindsborg, daughter, Angie Holm of Lindsborg, brother, Rob Martin, sister, Liz Martin, and four grandchildren. Services will be scheduled at a later date.
Daniel E. Martinez was born Feb. 25, 1950, in Hutchinson, to Serafin and Jessie Martinez. He passed away Aug. 6, 2008, in his home after a brief illness. Survivors include: wife Virginia; his daughter, Lavon and husband Tim Orrell and their son Ryan; his brother, Eddie Martinez; sisters, Cecilia Lloyd, and Mary and her husband, Jim Reinhart. He was preceded in death by his parents, Serafin and Jessie Martinez; his brothers, Joe, Robert and Jack Martinez; brother- in- law, Marc Lloyd. Funeral will be at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church, Osceola. Sheldon- Goodrich Funeral Home, Osceola, handled arrangements.
Brad, 16, died October 20, 1966 at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Hutchinson, KS, of acute leukemia after being ill three days. He was born Jan. 27, 1950 in Hutchinson and was a junior at Hutchinson High School. He was a member of Emanuel Lutheran Church; Sky Ryders and Valence Club. Burial at Memorial Park Cemetery, Hutchinson, KS.
Joanna F. (McHenry) Stephenson, 31, Lansing, Mich., a former Hutchinson, Ks., resident, died from cancer Jan. 28, 1982, at a Lansing Hospital. Born Nov. 10, 1950, in Hutchinson, Ks. She was married to Michael Stephenson, he survives along with two daughters, mother and father.
John Douglas "Doug" McMurray, 54, resident of Portland, OR, formerly of Hutchinson, died November 23, 2004. Cause unknown.
Suzzie (McVey) Parker Moore, 70, of Savannah Lakes Village, McCormick, SC died on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. Unknown cause. Suzzie attended HHS her senior year.
Unknown cause or date
Died January 13, 2013 in Newbury Park, Ca. Unknown cause.
Virgil Gene Moore, 30, Nickerson, Ks., was killed in a truck accident in Big Horn County, Mont., June 24, 1981. His stepdaughter, Paula, also died in the crash. Born Oct. 21, 1950, in Pratt. He married Sheila Shannon Aug. 9, 1975, in Hutchinson. He was a truck driver for the Johnson Truck Line Of Osborne, Ks., and lived in Nickerson 2 1/2 years. Burial in Fairlawn Cemetery, Hutchinson, Ks.
Bruce W. Mourn, 46, a former Hutchinson resident, died from an automobile accident Dec. 1, 1995, at Wichita, Ks. He was born Sept. 30, 1950, at Newton. He attended Hutchinson schools, moving to Wichita in early 1970s. He was a welder and tool grinder for Boeing Aircraft. His wife Connie Mourn survives along with his daughter and mother, six brothers and five sisters. Burial was in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Wichita. Memorials may be sent to the American Heart Association. Find A Grave Memorial 29793634
Pam (Neufeld) Bush passed away 2015 or 2016 in Woodway, Tx., according to her family, from bone cancer. No other information provided to me.
Craig H. Nicklin, 24, Hutchinson, Ks., died at South Hospital, Hutchinson. Born February 13, 1950 at Hutchison he married Jeanne Osenbaugh April 14, 1973 at Hutchinson. He was a former radio announcer at KWHK and lifetime resident here. Survivors are the widow of the home parents and two brothers. Burial will be in memorial park cemetery. The family suggest memorials to the American Cancer Society.
Peggy Lynette (O'Neal) Livermore, 67, of Beebe, Arkansas went forth to be with her Heavenly Father on December 26, 2017. She is survived by her husband, Andrew E. Livermore of Beebe, her mother Vera O'Neal of Hutchinson, Kansas; one brother, Michael O'Neal of Hutchinson, Kansas; two sisters, Pennie Epperson of Wichita, Kansas and Lori Douglass of Rogers. Funeral Peggy Lynette Livermore, 67, of Beebe, Arkansas went forth to be with her Heavenly Father on December 26, 2017. She is survived by her husband, Andrew E. Livermore of Beebe, her mother Vera O'Neal of Hutchinson, Kansas; one brother, Michael O'Neal of Hutchinson, Kansas; two sisters, Pennie Epperson of Wichita, Kansas and Lori Douglass of Rogers. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe. Funeral December 29, 2017, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Searcy, with burial in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. Find A Grave Memorial 186161442
Margaret C. (Oakley) Forsyth, 48, died Oct. 23, 1998, at her home in Kansas City. She married Michael Forsyth, July 1974, in Lawrence, Ks. Graveside service in Memorial Park Cemetery, 1517 East 15th, Lawrence, Ks.
Pancreatic Cancer - November 22, 2016 - Colorado Springs, CO
Kathleen Ogle Ronnebaum, 69, of Baileyville, Kansas passed away Tuesday afternoon, May 7, 2019 at the family farm home, northwest of St. Benedict. Kathleen (Kate) suffered from ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) since early 2016. Kathleen was born on March 12, 1950 in Stafford, Kansas, daughter of Virgil and Esther Carter Ogle. The family moved to Hutchinson in 1955, where Kathleen attended elementary through high school. She graduated from Grinnell College in Iowa in 1972 with a degree in history with an emphasis on Slavic studies. She earned a master’s degree in elementary education from Emporia State University in 1974 and a master’s degree in special education with an emphasis in gifted education from Kansas State University in 1980. She had moved to Seneca, Kansas in 1973 where she taught in Nemaha Valley Public School and the Nemaha-Marshall Special Education Co-op for 30 years. She and Elmer Ronnebaum were married on October 30, 1976 at St. Mary’s Church in St. Benedict, Kansas. Kathleen taught gifted students for the majority of her career. She also loved reading, baking, gardening, and travel. Kathleen was preceded in death by her parents. Kathleen is survived by her husband, Elmer; a son David, Lawrence, Kansas, and daughter Sarah, Washington, DC; and her siblings, Nancy Ogle of Wichita, Kansas and Mark Ogle of Lawrence, Kansas Mass of Christian Burial, May 11, 2019 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in St. Benedict. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Carla Jean (Owens) Hey died August 31, 2010 in Broken Arrow, OK. Unknown cause, no obituary found. Find a grave 70717937. She was united in marriage to John Wesley Hey and he died 2012 in Tulsa, OK.
Dale E. Penka, 47, died Dec. 26, 1997, at Central Kansas Medical Center, St. Rose Campus, Great. Bend, Ks. He was born Oct.31,1950, at Great Bend, the son of Edward L. And Evelyn J. Stoss Penka. A Great Bend resident since 1967, moving from Beaver, he was a pipe fitter for National Co-op Refinery, McPherson. On August 16, 1985, he married Barbara Hewitt, Great Bend. She survives. Burial wii be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Beaver.
David died February 3, 2015 in Tahuya, WA, unknown cause. In 1969, David enlisted in the USN and served with MU-11 EOD Special Forces in Vietnam and earned a Bronze Star, and was a PurpleHeart recipient. He was honorably discharged in 1973.
Robert Lee Phillips, 68, of Brooksville, Fl. passed away August 7, 2017 at his home from cancer. He was born May 7, 1949 in Salina, Kansas and attended his sophomore and junior years at Hutchinson High School. He came to this area 40 years ago. He proudly served in the United States Army. He was a self-employed electrician and a member of Anchor Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Pat Phillips; son, Shane Phillips of Brooksville, Florida; daughter and son-in-law, Autumn and Johnny Erickson of Texas; brother, Fred Phillips of Oklahoma; sisters, Jackie Beach of Tennessee, Linda Eye of Missouri, Teresa McCaughey of Kansas; grandchildren, Shane Phillips II, Jessie, Tommy, Ember, Emma Erickson. A Graveside Service with Military Honors was held August 11, 2017 at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida. Find A Grave Memorial 182244727
Heart Attack - 2012
Jerry Dale Polk, Sr., 62, died July 7, 2012, at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center. needing a liver transplant. He was born Dec. 12, 1949, in Hutchinson, the son of Calvin A. and Earlene E. (Stoughton) Polk. He graduated from Hutchinson High School in 1968, and then attended college on a baseball scholarship, playing first for McPherson College and then Kansas State University. After college he went on to play on a minor league team of the Detroit Tigers. He then became the general manager for the Nashville Sounds, a minor league team for the Yankees, and was most recently the general manager for the Fort Worth Drillers. Jerry enjoyed coaching for the American Legion Teams. In 1980 he married Ann Marie Russell. She preceded him in death. He then married Kim Disney on May 19, 2004, in Knoxville, Tenn. He is survived by his wife of Hurst, Texas. Other survivors include: two sons, Jerry Dale Polk, Jr. "J.J.", Argyle, Texas, and Jeffrey Polk and fiance Betty, Hutchinson; his parents, Calvin and Earlene Polk, Hutchinson; a brother, Earl Polk and wife Pam, Burrton; two stepchildren, Tom Disney Black and Heather Disney Black both of Hurst, Texas; a brother-in-law, John Murphy, Denver, Colo.; and a granddaughter, Jacy Polk, Hutchinson. He was preceded in death by his sister, Debrah Ann Murphy. Memorial service July 11, 2012, at Elliott Mortuary Chapel. Memorials may be made to the Polk Grandchildren Educational Fund, in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N Main, Hutchinson, Ks 67501.
Sherry Prouse Prindle died July 07, 2012 at the age of 62, Venice, Fl., from diabetes
Carolyn l. (Quinton) Catlett, 61, was born January 7, 1950 to Jack and Betty Quinton in Hutchinson, Kansas. She was called home on September 15, 2011, unknown cause. She is survived by her daughter, Teri Catlett, grandchildren Rodney and Marissa Catlett and a great granddaughter, Arianna Smith.
Died November 23, 2015 at New Castle, OK and buried in Mount Hope, Kansas cemetery. He suffered a heart attack.
Linda Kay (Rayl) Hart, 62, died June 15, 2013 in Salem, Oregon - unknown cause. Services and burial in Hutchinson, KS. Linda had lived in Oregon the last 20 years, moving from Wichita. She was a 1968 graduate of Hutchinson High School and 1970 graduate of Hutchinson Community College, a member of South Hutchinson United Methodist Church, when in Kansas she was the former owner of Calico Corner Creations at the Hutchinson Mall, Town East and Town West. Linda retired from Macy's, Salem, Oregon, as Clinique counter manager. Her hobbies included reading, crafting and sewing, gardening and travel. She was married to Randall Hart in 1969, they were divorced in 1999. Burial in Fairlawn Memorial Park, Hutchinson, Ks. Find a grave 112565883.
Bruce Kent Reimer, 48, died September 3,1998 at Carolinas Medical, Charlotte, NC., as a result of injuries suffered in an automobile accident. He was born May 22, 1950, at Hutchinson, the son of Ernest and Mary Miller Reimer. He was a graduate of Hutchinson High School Class of 1968, graduate of Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS. A Hummelstown, Pa., resident he was an engineer employed by GPU Nuclear as a corrective action process coordinator. He married Yvonne Sellers. She survives along with two daughters of the home.
Charlotte Mae (Reynard) Ebbert, 68, formerly of Hutchinson, died peacefully surrounded by family and friends, in Lake Elsinore, CA., from congestive heart failure. She was born December 19, 1950, in Hutchinson, to Dale and Gladys (Holloway) Reynard. Charlotte married and moved to Iran before returning to Kansas, where she later divorced and moved to Texas. She resided in California for the last 30 years. Charlotte was a lover of life, as she believed in living life to the fullest with vibrancy and laughter. Funeral service September 14, 2019, at Elliott Chapel, Hutchinson. Burial in Fairlawn Burial Park, Hutchinson, where she was laid to rest near her dear mother, Gladys.
Unknown cause and date but verified by ex-sister-in-law
Ronnie E. Roberts, 60, of Hutchinson, died Oct. 13, 2010, cause unknown. He was born Aug. 26, 1950, to Harold E. and Dorothy L. Lawrence Roberts. Survivors include: his father; daughters, Carrie Roberts and Kylee Branton; brother, Jeffrey; sisters, Carolyn Price, Janet Benson and Annette Bush; and grandchildren, Denver, Jayce and Fisher Roberts. Graveside services at Penwell-Gabel Cemetery, Hutchinson. Find A Grave Memorial 60160021
Sherry Lynn (Schoenhoff) Major, 49, South Hutchinson died Oct. 6, 1999, at Hutchinson Hospital She was born Nov. 24, 1949, the daughter of John W. and Barbara J. Diggs. A lifetime Hutchinson resident. Burial in Fairlawn Burial Park. Find A Grave Memorial 108386652
Michael E. Schroeder, 56, died Dec. 9, 2006, at Hutchinson Hospital. He was born March 7, 1950, in Larned, the son of Ted and Geraldine Hendershot Schroeder. In 1968, he graduated from Hutchinson High School, and later attended Hutchinson Community College. A lifetime Hutchinson resident, he was a delivery tech for Health Equip for 11 years. He belonged to Park Place Christian Church, attended Friends Bible Church and was a member of Loyal Order of Moose No. 982. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. On Jan. 22, 1983, he married Sherry Lynn Hullet in Hutchinson. She survives. Other survivors include: a daughter, Heather Lac Kamp and husband, Larry, Olathe; a brother, Jeff, Wichita; two sisters, Donna Bontrager and husband, Duane, Haven, and Barbara Carey and husband, Dennis, Hutchinson; four stepsisters, Marlene Warta and husband, Sam, Mesquite, Texas, Sue Thompson, Liberal, Nita Maley and husband, Doug, Mustang, Okla., and Terry Hatten, Florida; father and mother-in-law, Ed and Jean Hullet, Hutchinson; brother-in-law, Steve Hullet and wife, Nadine, Hutchinson; three grandchildren, Cody, Clint and Kembry Lac Kamp; a niece and nephew, Amanda and Bryce Hullet; and 27 others. He was preceded in death by his parents. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Elliott Mortuary Chapel, Hutchinson,. Burial will be in Penwell-Gabel Cemetery and Mausoleum. Memorials may be sent to the Michael E. Schroeder Memorial Education Fund, in care of the funeral home.
Died September 27, 2001 at La Jolla Ca., unknown cause.
Steve A. Stanfill, 65, died July 17, 2015, at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center due to a blood clot to the lungs.He was born Feb. 21, 1950, in Hutchinson, to Arthur and Cyria (Delrosario) Stanfill. Steve graduated from Hutchinson Community College, Wichita State University, and from an accelerated class at the University of Kansas, graduating Suma Cum Laude, with an MBA in social work and business. He enjoyed spreading the word of Jesus, golfing and kayaking. Steve was an owner and operator of Stanfill Brother Wood Signs, America Media Systems and Motherboards Outdoor and Art Studio Signs in Hutchinson. He married Tammy Wilcox Aug. 13, 1985, in Inman. Steve is survived by his wife, Tammy Stanfill of Hutchinson; son, Aaron Stanfill and wife Karrie of Grand Junction, Colo.; daughters, Tessy Salisbury and husband Fred, Samantha Bell and husband Ryan, all of Hutchinson; brothers, Robert Stanfill of Olympia, Wash., Stan Stanfill of Jacksonville, Fla., Arthur Stanfill of Wichita; sister, Diana Wilson of Roswell, NM; brother-in-law, Steve Wilcox; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, and best friend, Richard Farney. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service July 26, 2015, at Elliott Chapel, Hutchinson. Memorials may be made to Eastwood Church of Christ, in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501.
Michael Stinbrink was born on February 15, 1949. He died on November 16, 2002 at 53 years old. Michael Stinbrink had been residing in Inman, McPherson County, Kansas. No cause of death and no obituary found.
Terry J. Stipp, 58, passed away Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008 in Fort Worth, Tx., cause unknown. Terry was born May 21, 1950, in Chanute, Kan., to Howard and Betty Stipp. The family moved after his sophomore year at HHS to Glendale, AZ area. Terry was a Vietnam veteran serving in the U.S. Army. He is buried in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. He was preceded by his parents and a sister, Kathie S. Stipp Lewis. Find A Grave Memorial 31065602
Robert A. "Bob" Stockham, 56, died Oct. 12, 2005, in Galichia Heart Hospital, Wichita. He was born Sept. 22, 1949, in Hutchinson, the son of Arthur A. and Margaret J. Danielson Stockham. He was a 1968 graduate of Hutchinson High School. A lifetime Hutchinson resident, he worked at Dillon's Warehouse. He belonged to Grace Bible Church, where he taught a Wednesday night youth group. On Aug. 25, 1973, he married Janelle Hoyer. She survives. Other survivors include: two sons, Jon and wife, Leah, Hutchinson, and Jake, Denver; and an adored granddaughter, Isabella. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, J.D. Funeral at Grace Bible Church, Hutchinson. Burial will be in Fairlawn Burial Park Cemetery, Hutchinson. Memorials may be sent to the church, American Heart Association or to the American Diabetes Association. Find A Grave Memorial 136054455
Stoesz Marc died in a car accident early Saturday morning, February 10, 1968, near Hutchinson, along with his classmate and friend Frank Gilliland. The vehicle they were in overturned on a county road three miles northwest of Hutchinson.
Judy Ann (Stunkel) Green, 60, died December 30, 2010, at Hospice House. She was born September 16, 1950, in Ft. Worth, Texas, the daughter of August Louis Stunkel and Alice Marie Heathcott Stunkel Adams. She graduated from Hutchinson High School in 1968. She was a homemaker, secretary and worked in medical records. On June 19, 1993, she married Alan Paul Green in Hutchinson. He survives. Other survivors include; a daughter, Tabitha Maxfield of Hutchinson; stepdaughter, Courtney Haverdint of Sergeant Bluff, Iowa; stepson, Scott Green of Norfolk, Nebraska; two sisters, Tina Schmidt and husband Dale of McPherson, Shellie Krueger and husband Chris of Webster, Minnesota; two brothers, Billy Stunkel and wife Debbie and Robert Stunkel and wife Mari all of Hutchinson; five grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild and her loyal Shih-Tzu companions Murphy and Patches. She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents; Dorthea and Luis Stunkel and Noah and Lela Heathcott. Funeral service January 3rd, 2011, at Elliott Chapel. Memorials may be made to the City Of Hutchinson for purchase of playground equipment.
Died February 2, 2012, McKinney, Tx., from cancer. Funeral in Hutchinson at Old Mission.
Tractor Accident - February 17, 2002
Unknown cause - died on December 31, 2000 at the age of 51, Hutchinson, KS.
Jack Dwayne Vincent, 37, died March 6, 1988 at his home from a heart attack. Born June 15, 1950, at Hutchinson. He married Vicki J Wiens Sept. 15, 1973, at Hutchinson. He was co-owner of Roto Rooter Sewer and Drain Service and a lifetime resident of Hutchinson. Survivors: wife of the home; father and stepmother, Eugene and Mildred Vincent; brother Gary E. Vincent, Hutchinson; Sister, Sandra K Morton, Plano, TX; two stepbrothers and three stepsisters. Burial at Peace Creek, Sylvia, KS.
Carla (Wanasek) Feldman, 67, of Topeka, KS passed away May 7, 2018. Carla was born September 17, 1950 in Hutchinson, KS. Graveside service for Carla was held May 10, 2018 at Mt. Moriah, Newcomer and Freeman Funeral Home, 10507 Holmes Road, KC, MO.
Diane (Ward) Holloman passed away peacefully at the age of 63, February 5, 2014, from lung cancer in St. Louis, MO
Nancy (Welch) Callahan died August 4, 2001 from diabetes, Hutchinson, KS.
Died October 26, 1995 at the age of 46, due to agent orange exposure while serving in Viet Nam. He was born Oct. 18, 1949. He was a longtime Hutchinson resident as a salesman. Survivors include: father (Ivial) and stepmother, Beverly Wells, Hutchinson; a companion, Victoria Wallerius; a son, Curry Wells, Hutchinson; a brother, Scott Wells, Eureka; and three sisters, Lorene Shinkle, Hutchinson, and Debbie and Terri Martin. Memorial service at Fairlawn Burial Park Memorial Mausoleum Chapel, Hutchinson, KS.
William"Bill" Eugene White suffered a stroke March 30, 2016 at Edwards, MS. A private family graveside service at Edwards Cemetery. William was a man that loved God with all his heart, soul, strength and mind. He was born on September 2, 1949 in Hutchinson, Kansas. His mother is a wonderful piano/organ player and teacher. He grew up with that love of music. After graduating from high school, William served with honor in the United States Navy. After that is when he began his life long journey to know the truth of God's Word and to be His faithful servant. William played blues in New Orleans, LA with Bryan Lee & the Jump Street Five and that is where he met his wife of 30 years, Linda. They moved to Mississippi 22 years ago and he worked for Ameristar Casino until recently retiring. He had many plans for retirement, finally having time to write a book on the Book of James was one of his most important desires. William left his imprint on the lives of all those that knew him. His persona was engaging to everyone he met. He will be greatly missed by all those that had the privilege to know him and be impacted by his faith.
Food Poisoning - 2004
Jessica L. Whitlock, 59, died Jan. 22, 2008, at Hutchinson Hospital. She was born Aug. 20, 1948, in Wichita, the daughter of Burt L. and Virginia L. Streeter Whitlock. She graduated from Hutchinson High School. She was a resident of the Kansas Elks Training Program in Wichita, New Horizons in Valley Center, and was with Disability Supports of the Great Plains, while in Hutchinson. She was preceded in death by her parents. Memorial service at Grace Episcopal Church. Cremation has taken place. Inurnment will be in the Church Columbarium.
Candace S. (Wiggins) Bos, 51, died August 13, 2001 in Austin, Texas. Bos taught at the UA for more than 18 years and became a national leader in the field of educating children with learning disabilities. In 1999 she left the UA to teach at the University of Texas at Austin as a professor in the department of special education. Bos was born May 27, 1951 in Independence, Mo., and graduated in 1972 from Drury College in Springfield, Mo., earned a master's degree from the University of Miami in 1974 and her doctorate at the UA in 1979. Bos was past president of a division of the Council for Exceptional Children, and wrote more than 100 scholarly articles and books, as well as several programs for learning disabled children. Her husband, Robert Bos, and son, Jon, survive her.
Gordon L. Willems, 66, passed away Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center. He was born March 11, 1950, in Hutchinson, to Pete and Esther (Loepp) Willems. Gordon graduated from Hutchinson High School, Hutchinson Community College and the University of Kansas, with a degree in accounting. He worked at Pierce Faris, Kansas Oxygen, Dillon Employees Credit Union and El Cap Credit Union in Hutchinson; and the Credit Union of Dodge City, Dodge City Community College, the Silver Spur Lodge and Convention Center, and Schroeder’s Software in Dodge City. Gordon was a member of First Mennonite Church. On Nov. 24, 1973, he married Judy Petty in Hutchinson. She survives. Other survivors include: his mother; daughters, Angela Koehn (Craig) of Montezuma and Stefanie Willems of Hutchinson; grandson, Andrew Jonas Koehn of Monetzuma; brother, Ray Willems (Arlene) of Hutchinson; sister, Linda Barone of Hutchinson; and sister-in-law, Patricia Enlow (Al) of Coppell, Texas; along with many nephews and nieces. He was a proud member of the Hutchinson High Class of 1968 and enjoyed keeping in touch with classmates and helping them to stay connected with one another. He took great joy in serving others and lending a helping hand, and was devoted to his family. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, at First Mennonite Church, 52 Rambler Rd., Hutchinson.
David, 65, died of chronic obstuctive pulmonary disease, April 13, 2015, at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center. He was born Dec. 10, 1949 in Hutchinson, to Merle and Rosemary (Cyphert) Wilson. He was a respected craftsman and former concrete foreman. Dave was a remarkable man full of knowledge, who had a passion for woodworking and an art for concrete finishing. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, hunting and time with his family. His pride and joy were his kids and grandkids. Dave married Debi Payne April 12, 1969, in Hutchinson. They just celebrated 46 wonderful years together. She survives in addition to his two sons, daughter; mother, and four sisters and many grandchildren. Burial will be in Penwell-Gabel Cemetery and Mausoleum, Hutchinson, Ks.
William J. Wingert, 66 passed away Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, at Hutchinson Regional Hospital with his family by his side. He was preceded in death by: his parents, Kenneth and Verna (Strayer) Wingert; sisters, Karen Drassen, and Janice Wingert; and his best friend, Heidi. He is survived by: sisters, Barbara Williams, Cindy Wingert, Teresa Cofer; friend, Cole Herrin;. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to The Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation, PKD Foundation, PO Box 871847, Kansas City, MO 64187-1847.