Ronald E. 'Ron' Calentine, age 70, Diamond, MO, passed away August 2, 2019 at his home after a sudden illness. Ron was born May 12, 1949 in Hutchinson, Kansas to the late Gene Calentine and Betty King Calentine and had lived in the Joplin, MO., area most of his life. Ron worked as an over-the-road truck driver for most of his adult working life. He was a forty-year member of the Black Powder Rendezvous Club and always enjoyed their weekend getaways. Ron was a faithful member of St. Agnes Catholic Church, Sarcoxie, MO, and loved spending time with his family and friends. He will be missed by all who knew him. Ron married Marge Interman on December 11, 1970 in Dodge City, Kansas. She survives at the home. Additional survivors include his children, Melissa, Dennis, Ted, John; siblings, Jerry, Judy, Becky, Shari; several grandchildren and several great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Ron was preceded in death by a sister, Jeannine.
Steven L. Canon, 45, died Feb. 23, 1996, at KU Medical due to a heart attack. 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 in Oak Grove. Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society.
Diana Lynn (Card) Correll, 37, died Sept. 29, 1988, at Southwest Medical Center, Liberal. Born Diana Lynn Card Nov. 12, 1950, at Oceansidc, Calif, to Ivan R and Iva Mae Miller Card. She married James H. Correll Sept. 28, 1972, at Salina. She attended school in Hutchinson, Kansas but graduated from Sublette Kansas High School. After graduation she attended Wichita Business School. She was a former employee of Kline Insurance Agency, Hutchinson, and the Salina Journal, in the classified advertising department. She was a resident of Plains since 1972. Burial will be in the Plains Cemetery. Find A Grave Memorial
Steven ‘Steve’ Wesley Cardwell Sr., 72, died June 4, 2023, at Hospice House, Hutchinson. He was born September 21, 1950, in Hutchinson, to Raymond Rex and Jacqueline Jane (Hines) Cardwell. A Hutchinson High School graduate of 1968, Steven joined the United States Navy right after high school. After honorable discharge from service, he earned his master electrician license through his job at Adm Collingwood Grain in Hutchinson where he worked at as a Master Electrician. Steve enjoyed fishing and camping, but his life mostly revolved around dogs. He was an active Board Member of the Hutchinson Kennel Club. In addition, Steven was a dog trainer, training dogs in obedience and agility. He also worked with therapy dogs and enjoyed taking them to hospitals and clinics as emotional support to patients. On April 27, 1975 he married Paula ‘Susie’ Sue Fischer in Hutchinson. They shared 48 years of marriage. Steven is survived by: his wife, Paula ‘Susie’ Cardwell of Hutchinson; son, Steven Cardwell Jr. of Hutchinson; siblings, Sue (John) Miller of Hutchinson and Rexann (Mike) Smith of Inman; granddaughter, Alison Cardwell of Leavenworth; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents and grandparents. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will take place at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 20, 2023, at the Hutchinson Kennel Club, 131 S. Washington St. South Hutchinson, KS 67505. Military Honors will be conducted by the United States Navy. Friends may sign the book 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Elliott Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Hutchinson Kennel Club or American Diabetes Association/ Kansas, in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501.
On the morning of Tuesday, June 7, 2022 Joseph “Sugar” David Castor (US Army Veteran) of Leon Kansas passed away peacefully at the age of 73. Joe was born March 3, 1949 in Larned, Kansas. He attended Hutchinson High School. Joe was then drafted into the United States Army and completed his service in 1970. He began his railroad career with Santa Fe Railroad and retired in 1986. Other employment included Jarvis Auto Supply and O’Reilly Auto Parts. Joe loved to cowboy, ride horses, bowl, race cars and participated in many classic car shows. He dearly loved his Dog Josie and horse Olds. Joe is survived by his two daughters Janina Castor, Jaimie Castor, two grandchildren Alexus Castor-Inscho, Angelo Castor-Inscho. Siblings Gloria Valadez, John Gonzales, Albert(Leta)Castor, Rose Kelsey, Ann Forst and Marietta “Bobbie” Schreiber along with many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his mother Isabel and his stepfather Clyde Schreiber; stepbrothers Ronnie Schreiber, C.J. Schreiber, Brother-in-laws, Gene Kelsey, Dennis Forst, Tom Valadez. A Funeral Mass and Rosary will be held on Thursday, June 16, 2022 Rosary 10:30am Mass 11:00am Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church 612 South Maple St. South Hutchinson, Kansas. Gravesite service & Inurnment immediately following at Eastside Cemetery 500 South Cleveland St. Hutchinson, Kansas.
Bruce M Cavanaugh, 47, of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, formerly of Hutchinson, construction worker, died May 3, 1998. He was born Nov 16, 1950. Bruce was a Hutchinson resident until moving to South Carolina, and later to the Virgin Islands. He was a former member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Hutchinson, KS. Survivors: mother, Amelia of Hutchinson (died 2000); brother, Craig of Columbia, S.C.; sisters, Debra Taege of Ralston, Neb., Lucinda Ward, Colleen Belote, both of Hutchinson, Rebecca Logan of Brush, Colo., Regina Cavanaugh of Wichita, Kathy DeLaRosa of Ardmore, Okla. Memorial has been established with Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Hutchinson. Elliott Mortuary. No services.
Martha A (Chambers) Davis, 51, died June 9, 2008 in Hutchinson from Leukemia. She was born Aug 28, 1950. 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.
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.
Johnny Coil, 72, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Thursday, June 2, 2022. On September 29, 1949 he was born in St. Joseph, Missouri to John and Marian (Hurst) Coil. He married Cindy Dittemore on September 26, 2009. She precedes him in death. Johnny served two tours in Vietnam with the U.S. Army as a Combat Medic. To anyone thanking him for his years of service in the military, Johnny would reply, “Welcome Home.” In 1978, Johnny began his 30+ year journey with martial arts. As a Grand Master Black Belt, he touched many lives through Hapkido and Coil’s Academy. To his students, Johnny instilled courtesty, integrity, perseverance and self-control. He was honored to be inducted into the Missouri Martial Arts Hall of Fame. He was a member of the Eagles and Freedom of Road Riders (FORR). For years, Johnny worked as a paramedic. Johnny loved life. He loved his mom and dad. He loved sharing a cold one and a story, or even a tall tale, with friends and family. He was an avid Chicago Bears fan and encouraged others to “Bear Down!” He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; siblings, Donnie Coil and Connie Figg. He is survived by his children, Derrick David (Briana Mendell), John David, Jason Daniel (Randi), and Dustin Allen Coil (Corina Merritt), Angel Cook (Jeff), Erica Shipps; siblings, Tom Coil (Kathy), Ronnie Coil (Linda), Lonnie Coil (Karen), Tawny Dail (Willie), Tony Coil (Shelley), Cheryl Huffman (Jeff), Chris Puett (Brian), and Chuck Dittemore (Sue Grable); previous wife, Gerrie Coil; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends; beloved dogs, Wrigley and Patsy; dear friend, David H. Mejia. Farewell Services and Public Livestream 1:00 P.M. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will gather with friends 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Sunday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Mosaic Life Care Foundation Cancer Assistance Fund in memory of Johnny and Cindy Coil.
Diana Lynn (Cole) Copper, 58, died June 5, 2008, at her home in Hayden Lake, ID., after a long battle with cancer. She was born April 1, 1950 in Hutchinson, Kansas; the oldest daughter of Lynn and LaVern Cole. 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, 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. Burial in Prairie View Cemetery, Grangeville, ID.
Charles D. Collins, 72, died, from cancer, February 5, 2023, at Hutchinson, KS. He was born April 11, 1950, at Wichita, Kansas, the son of J. C. & Louise A. Collins. After graduation from Hutchinson High School, class of 1968, Charles served in the United States Navy and later lived many years in Hutchinson. He was preceded by his parents and a sister Betty. He is survived by his sister Peggy Shaw. Charles will be buried next to his mother at Old Mission Cemetery, Wichita. There will be no service per wishes of Charles.
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 Aug. 30, 1966, from a train/pedestrian accident in northeast Hutchinson, KS. He was born in Hillsboro, KS May 2, 1950 to Edmer Gilbert Cornelsen and Lucille Voth Cornelsen. John was laid to rest in Memorial Park Cemetery, Hutchinson, KS.
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.
Larry L. Cross, 48, formerly of Hutchinson, 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, Kansas High School. A Stafford resident, he was a past owner of Cross-Roads Ceramics, Seaside, Calif., worked at Leisure Homestead, Stafford, and was a retired master sergeant with the U.S. Army, serving in Vietnam and retiring in 1988. He belonged to the St. John Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Stafford American Legion. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. On June 28, 1968, he married Verlinda Wingert. Then, on Feb. 20, 1993, he married Verna Taylor at Stafford. She survives. Other survivors include: three daughters, Andrea Cross, Pratt, Christina Cross, Newton, and Jessica Goscha, Hutchinson; a stepson, Brian Taylor; a stepdaughter, Shawna Davis, Stafford; five grandchildren; and three step-grandchildren. His parents and a granddaughter, Brandy Ann Farr, preceded him in death. Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Fairlawn Burial Park, Hutchinson. In lieu of flower, memorial may be sent to the Larry L. Cross Memorial Fund in care of Elliott Mortuary, Hutchinson.