DALKE, CLARENCE

Dalke, Clarence, 81, retired Mobil Oil Co. mechanical engineer, died Friday, Jan. 1, 1999. Service 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dunsford Funeral Home.

Survivors: daughters, Ann Prothro, Jeannie Hargrove, both of Augusta; brothers, Herb of Rowlett, Texas, Alvin of North Newton; sister, Olga Schroeder of Moundridge; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with the Augusta Medical Complex.
(Wichita Eagle ~ January 3, 1999)

DALKE, HAZEL A.

Dalke, Hazel A., 74, retired school district nurse and county health nurse, died Sunday, Dec. 17, 1995. Service 10 a.m. Wednesday, First Christian Church.

Survivors: husband, Clarence; daughters, Ann Prothro, Jeannie Hargrove, both of Augusta; brother, Jim Sharits of Phoenix; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with First Christian Church. Dunsford Funeral Home.
(Wichita Eagle ~ December 18, 1995)

DAVIDSON-YOUNG, MARIE L.

AUGUSTA - Young, Marie L. (Davidson), 70, loving mother, sister and wife, passed away on her 70th birthday, Sept. 19, 2003. She was the daughter of Horatio L. and Leora R. (Law) Albertson. She had retried from Pratt and Lambert and also worked many years at Lehr's Restaurant. Memorial service 4 p.m. Monday, Dunsford Funeral Home, 201 E. 5th in Augusta.

Preceded in death by her parents, first husband, Edward Davidson in 1973 and second husband, Fred Young earlier this year. Two brothers Tom and Paul Albertson, and sister Virginia Foster also preceded her in death.

Marie and her twin sister, Fleda were born in Sullivan County, Missouri on Sept. 19, 1933. She spent the first 17 years in northern Missouri. She married Edward Davidson in May 1950. They moved to Augusta in 1951 during the aircraft boom. She was a homemaker and gave birth to three daughters and two sons. She suffered a cerebral hemorrhage in March 1970, which left her partially paralyzed and her first husband passed in September 1973. Even though she was considered handicapped, she did not feel she was. She remarried in June 1979 to Fred Young and they filled their years together working, traveling and enjoying life until their passing.

Survivors: sister and brother-in-law, Fleda and Dave Campbell of Missoula, Montana; son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Glenda Davidson of Augusta; son and daughter-in-law, Patrick and Leanna Davidson of Andover; daughter and son-in-law, Deborah and Calvin Jones of Wichita; daughter and son-in-law, Jonola and Randy Powell of Nederland, TX; daughter, Claudia Landers of Wichita; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Memorial established with the Salvation Army.
(Wichita Eagle ~ September 22, 2003)

DAVIDSON, MELISSA E.

Melissa E. Davidson, 56, Augusta, passed away, Sunday, February 15, 2009.

Viewing 1 p.m. until rosary, with rosary at 7 p.m. Tuesday, both at Headley Funeral Chapel in Augusta. A Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. on Wednesday at St. James Catholic Church, Augusta.

Melissa was born in Wichita on April 25, 1952, the daughter of the late Ted and Dorothy Margaret (Schneider) Burress. She was employed as an accountant at Joe Shupe and Mike Clifton, CPA. She volunteered for Augusta Arts Council and the Augusta Historical Museum, and was a member of Beta Sigma Phi sorority. On May 27, 1971 she married Rodney Davidson, who survives.

She is also survived by: son, Ryan Davidson and wife Ellie, and daughter, Megan Davidson all of Augusta; brother, Charles Burress and wife Ruth of Augusta; sister, Jill Young and husband Darrel of Wichita; grandchildren, Cody Morgan, Trevin and Adyson Davidson.

Memorials to the Alzheimer's Association or Life Care Center of Wichita.

Arrangements by Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta.
(Augusta Daily Gazette ~ February 17, 2009)

DAVIDSON, RODNEY L.

Rodney L. Davidson, 57, of Augusta, passed away Thursday, July 16, 2009.

Viewing 1-8 p.m. Monday with family to greet friends from 6-8 p.m. at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta. Service 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 21, at Life Church, (Ohio St. Rd. and SW 60th) Augusta. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta.

Rodney was born in El Dorado, Kan. on July 10, 1952; the son of Herbert Roland Davidson and Betty Lou (Bear) Davidson. He retired as a systems analyst from Bank of America in 2007 after 25 years. He had also been a Mobil employee. On May 27, 1971 he married Melissa (Burress) at St. James Catholic Church, Augusta. She preceded him in death on Feb. 15, 2009. His father, Herb and step father, Marvin Beene also preceded him in death.

He is survived by: son, Ryan Davidson and wife Ellie; daughter, Megan Davidson; and mother, Betty Beene all of Augusta; brother, Brian Davidson and wife Danica of Andover; sister, Pam Olson and husband Robert of Osage City; and grandchildren, Cody Morgan, Trevin and Adyson Davidson.

Memorial donations to Life Church, 7070 SW 60th, Augusta, KS, 67010.

Arrangements by Headley Funeral Chapel,Augusta.
(Augusta Daily Gazette ~ July 16, 2009)

DAVIS, ANASTASIA RAE "STACEY"

Davis, Anastasia Rae "Stacey," 21, Butler County Community College student and Don Schmidt Dodge employee, died Sunday, Jan. 8, 1995, of injuries from an automobile accident. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, East Evangelical Free Church, Wichita.

Survivors: father and stepmother, Ronald and Jane of Andover; mother and stepfather, Sherrill and Keith Wallace of Wichita; brothers, Jeff, Marcus, sister, Megan, Leah, all of the home; grandparents, Loyd and Delores Walker of Benton, Don and Donata Reinhoel of Arkansas, Lawrence and Darlene Marshall of Minneola, Agadine Kirby of Clinton, Mo.; great-grandparents, Charles and Mary Arbuckle of Wichita. Memorial has been established with East Evangelical Free Church Crossfire Student Ministries, 14725 E. Harry, Wichita, Kan. 67230. Dunsford Funeral Home.
(Wichita Eagle ~ January 9, 1995)

DAVIS, GRACE

Davis, Grace, 89, beautician, died Sunday, Jan. 7, 1996. Service 10 a.m. Thursday, Dunsford Funeral Home.

Survivors: daughter, Judy Edwards of Augusta; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Eastern Star of Augusta No. 211.
(Wichita Eagle ~ January 8, 1996)

DAVIS, FRANK

Davis, Frank, 89, retired oil refinery pipeline gauger, died Saturday, Dec. 11, 1993. Service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dunsford Funeral Home.

Survivors: wife, Grace; daughter, Judy Edwards of Augusta; sister, Marjorie Gooch of Newton; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
(Wichita Eagle ~ December 13, 1993)

DAVISON, JUNE A. NOELLER

AUGUSTA - Davison, June A. (Noeller), 74, retired nurses aide died Aug 18. Survivors: sons Dennis (Lorrie), James (Kerri); daughter Rose (Dennis) Fowler; brothers James (Ellen) Noeller, Ellis Noeller; sister Jessie MacKay; 9 grands, 17 great-grands. Vis. Fri 9-11, funeral 11:00, both at Dunsford~Zeiner Funeral Home West Chapel.
(Wichita Eagle ~ August 20, 2008)

DAVISON, PAULINE

Pauline Davison, 87, Augusta, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008.

Viewing 4-8 p.m. with family to greet friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday and funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug.14, 2008, all at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta.

Pauline was born in Knoxville, Tenn. on Dec. 27, 1920 and moved to Grand Island, Neb. with family in 1927. She attended all schooling in Grand Island and graduated from high school in 1940. Pauline met husband Keith H. Davison at the First Christian Church in Grand Island in 1936 and married Dec. 24, 1941 in Kinsley, Kan. Keith and Pauline resided in Kinsley until July 1942 when Keith was drafted into the Army and Pauline returned to Grand Island. She resided there until Keith returned home from the Army in 1945, when he first met his first born, Regi, at the age of 3 years. Keith and Pauline then moved to Augusta, where they resided and ran a dairy farm from 1945 until 1978. During that time, Pauline owned, managed, cooked and waitressed at various establishments. In 1978, Keith and Pauline moved into Augusta at 1917 Prairie Lane and have resided there since. They are members of Cumberland Community Church of rural Augusta.

Pauline is survived by: husband, Keith Davison; daughters, Jody Link and Regi Eldringhoff; sister, Peggy Lewis all of Augusta; brother, Richard McFeely of Hastings, Neb.; grandchildren, Shane Eldringhoff, Michelle Register and Courtnie Kingsley all of Augusta; seven great grandchildren all of Augusta.

She was preceded in death by parents, Josie Mae King and Roy McFeely; three infant brothers; and a grandson Shawn Eldringhoff.

Memorials to Home Healthcare Connection Hospice.

Arrangements by Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta.
(Augusta Daily Gazette ~ August 12, 2008)

DAWSON, CHARLES W. R. "CHUCK"

Dawson, Charles W.R. "Chuck," 65, truck driver and retired Boeing Wichita employee, died Saturday, Sept. 19, 1998. Service 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dunsford Funeral Home.

Survivors: wife, Nadeen; sons, Michael of Latham, Kelly of Kansas City, Mo., Patrick of Wichita; brother, Jim of Shenandoah, Iowa; three grandchildren.
(Wichita Eagle ~ September 20, 1998)

DAWSON, KATHLEEN LOUISE

Dawson, Kathleen Louise, 32, died Monday, March 27, 1995. Service 10 a.m. Thursday, Dunsford Funeral Home.

Survivors: parents, Charles and Nadeen of Augusta; brothers, Michael of Latham, Kelly of Wichita, Patrick of Augusta; grandfather, Andrew Thomas of Augusta.
(Wichita Eagle ~ March 29, 1995)

DAY, THOMAS L. (Dr.)

Dr. Thomas L. Day, 83, Augusta, passed away on Tuesday, June 10, 2008.

Viewing 1-8 p.m. Sunday, with family to greet friends from 3-5 p.m. and service 1:30 p.m. Monday, June 16, all at Headley Funeral Chapel Augusta. Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta.

He was born in Edgerton, Kans. on Sept. 4, 1924; the son of Lambert Payton and Geneva Alene (Johnson) Day.

Dr. Day was a dentist for over 35 years and co- founder of Magic Focus in Augusta. He had served in the U. S. Marine Corps during World War II in the Pacific theatre with the 6th Marine Division and was recently honored by the 35th infantry division for his outstanding work as an infantryman and radio operator assisting the artillery maneuvers during the occupation of Okinawa. He also served in Guadal Canal. Dr. Day graduated from KSU with a bachelor's and finished with a degree in dentistry from UMKC. He was a member of the Augusta VFW and the American Dental Association. His hobbies included reading, golf, and attending KS State football games.

On Aug. 8, 1966 he married Eloise Hurlburt in Enid, Okla.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by: daughters, Roxanne E. Limon and husband Les of El Dorado, and Mary L. Battle and husband John of Brazoria, Texas; sons, Robert T. Day of Augusta, and Scott R. Day and wife Candy of Augusta; sister, Pauline L. Kennedy of Clayton, Mo.; brother, Richard E. Day and wife Ruth of Berkley Springs. WV; grandchildren, James Limon, Clint Rogers, Sabrina Day, Tanner Day, Reita Maggard, Morgan Limon, Deena Kendrick, Brandi Day, Heather Day, Jason Day; four step grandchildren; 10 great- grandchildren; one great- great- grandchild.

He was preceded in death by parents; sister, Alene Day; brothers, George E. Day and Robert W. Day; and grandson Warren Day.

Arrangements by Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta.
(Augusta Daily Gazette ~ June 12, 2008)

DECKER, NOEL EUGENE

Noel Eugene Decker, 78, Augusta, died Tuesday, Feb. 7, at his home.

His funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at Hillside Funeral Home Chapel in Augusta with Rev. Ron Keith officiating. Burial will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery.

Mr. Decker was born on July 1,1916, as the son of James B. and Maggie Fletcher Decker.

He served in the U.S. Army during the World War II.

In 1947, he married Tura Burns in Augusta. She survives.

In addition to his wife, the retired Knebler Construction Co. Employee leaves daughters, Sharon Elms of Nederland, Texas, Linda Longford of Batesville, Ark.; a half-sister, Geraldine Gray of Republic, Mo.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A memorial has been established with Hospice Inc
(Augusta Daily Gazette ~ February 8, 1995)

DEE, NORMAN D.

AUGUSTA - Dee, Norman D., 60, passed away Friday, May 16th, 2008. Viewing 1-8 Tuesday with family to greet friends from 6-8 at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta. Service at 10 am on Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at the Church of Christ, Augusta. Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta.

Norman was born in Stella, Missouri on February 4, 1948; the son of the late John Cecil and Florence Louise (Damiano) Dee. He was a preacher and former machinist for Boeing and Learjet. He was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ. On July 17, 1964 he married Connie Hirshey in Carthage, Missouri.

He is survived by: his wife, Connie, son, Darrin Dee and fiance Tonya Chupkova of Wichita; daughter, Dana Branam and husband James; sisters, Neomi Morrison and husband Jim of Wichita; and Carole Byers and husband Famous of Texas; grandchildren, Nicholas, Samantha, Zachary, Emily, and Danielle;

He was preceded in death by brothers, Gary, Vince, Bill, Max, and Richard; and a sister, Patricia.

Memorials to the American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association.
(Wichita Eagle ~ May 18, 2008)

CLARENCE LEROY DENNETT

Clarence Leroy Dennett, 58, Augusta, died on Thursday, June 9, at his home.

His funeral service will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 11, at the Dunsford Chapel with Rev. Jonathan Wenger of the East Evangelical Free Church of Wichita. Burial will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery.

He was born Dec. 11, 1935 in Augusta as the son of Leo and Eleanor Sharon Dennett.

On Nov. 24, 1960, he married Jo Lynn Watson in Wichita.

He was a member of the East Evangelical Free Church in Wichita.

The heavy equipment operator is survived by his wife, Jo Lynn of the home; two sons, Michael Dean, Richard Darren; two brothers, Robert L. Marion F.; and a grandson, Darrin Michael, all of Augusta.

A memorial has been established with Hospice Incorporated, P.O. Box 3267, Wichita, Kan. 67201-9705
(Augusta Daily Gazette ~ June 10, 1994)

DENNETT, FRED ELLIS

Thursday Funeral Set For Augusta Resident.

Funeral services for Fred Ellis Dennett, 36, Augusta, Kans., brother of a Wichita woman, will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in Dunsford Funeral Home, Augusta, Kans., with Rev. Wilbur Knowles, pastor of the Church of Christ in Augusta, officiating. Burial will be held in Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta, Kansas. Mr. Dennett died Sunday in an Ambulance en route to a Wichita Hospital. Death was attributed to a heart attack.

Born May 24, 1920, in Wichita, Kansas Mr. Dennett was employed as a gauger by Socony Mobil Oil Co. Inc., of Augusta, Kansas. Mr. Dennett served with the U. S. Navy in World War II and was a member of Church of Christ.

He married Beatrice Blair at Wichita, KS on Sept. 8, 1938.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Sharon Jeanne and two sons, Bobby Ray and Lonnie William, all of the home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Dennett, Rt. 1, Augusta, Kansas; two brothers, William, Augusta, KS., and Raymond, Latham, KS.; and five sisters, Mrs. Betty Humbolt, 790 Eastridge Dr., Mrs. Frances Humbolt, Valley Center, KS., Mrs. Enid Johnson, Baybaro, N. C., and Mrs. Mable Boyd, and Mrs. Ramona Cox, both of Augusta, Kansas.
(Wichita Eagle ~ May 1, 1957)

DENNETT, LESTER SOLOMON

Dennett Rites Set For Two Tuesday

A former Augusta resident, Lester Solomon Dennett, died Sunday in St. Francis Hospital of Wichita, at the age of 69. His funeral service is scheduled for 2:00 Tuesday afternoon in the Dunsford Chapel.

Dennett, a retired City of Augusta employee, moved to Augusta from Kingman in 1950 and moved from Augusta to Spivey in 1973. He was a member of the Spivey Methodist Church.

He was born August 26, 1906 in Rose Hill. His mother and father were Ida Corn and Robert A. Dennett.

He was married to Gladys Pavey in Wichita on March 9, 1927.

His survivors include: his wife, Gladys; three daughters, Mrs. Phyllis Bertholf of Spivey, Mrs. Norma Moss of Leon, and Mrs. Janice Johnson of Augusta; two sisters, Mrs. Ruby Rodman of Wichita, and Mrs. Charlotte Gooden of Keensburg, Illinois; nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Friends may call at the Dunsford Funeral Home from 5-9 p.m. on Monday and from 9 a.m. to service time on Tuesday.

The Rev. Harold Bennett of the Spivey Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery.
(Augusta Daily Gazette ~ November 10, 1975)

DENNETT, RUTH

Dennett, Ruth, 81, homemaker, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 1997. Service 2 p.m. today, Dunsford Funeral Home, Augusta.

Survivors: son, Charles of Russell; daughters, Janice Bell of Peck, Marjorie Creed of Eureka, Adenia Erichsen of Catousa, Okla., Debra Johnson of San Jose, Calif; sister, Bernice McDonald of Apple Valley, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with the El Dorado Senior Citizens Center.
(Wichita Eagle ~ February 18, 1997)

DEWING, GERTRUDE MABEL

AUGUSTA, Kan. - Gertrude Mabel (Mrs. Archie E.) Dewing, 78, died Monday. Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dunsford Funeral Home.

Survivors: sons, Gene of Augusta, Wayne of Pasadena, Tex.; daughters, Mrs. Maxine Murphy, Mrs. Juanita Burris, Mrs. Doris Breeden, all of Augusta; sister, Mrs. Lydia Soloman of El Dorado, Kan.
(Wichita Eagle ~ February 24, 1976)

DEXTER, CLIFFORD "ROSIE"

Dexter, Clifford "Rosie," 74, retired City of Augusta superintendent, died Monday, April 10, 2000. Service 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Dunsford Chapel.

Survivors: wife, Lydia; stepsons, Robert Church of Augusta, Kenneth Church of Beaumont, Texas; stepdaughter, Linda Calvin of Augusta; five step grandchildren; two step great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with American Heart Association.
(Wichita Eagle ~ April 12, 2000)

DICKINSON, DARWIN L. "BUSTER"

AUGUSTA - Dickinson, Darwin L. "Buster," 66, retired from Southwestern Electric and Exxon/Mobil Corp., passed away May 14, 2007. Visitation 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, service 10 a.m. Friday, both at Hillside Funeral Home Augusta.

Preceded in death by his parents and wife.

Survivors: son, Donald Dickinson of Augusta; daughter, Dena (John) Goertz of Wichita; brother, Kenneth L. Dickinson of Lyons; grandchildren, Garrett Cody of Augusta, Blake Clody and Braxton Goertz of Wichita.

Memorials may be made to Kansas Humane Society, 4218 Southeast Blvd., Wichita 67210 or Midian Shrine, 130 N. Topeka, Wichita 67202. Hillside Funeral Home Augusta - 775-3777.
(Wichita Eagle ~ May 16, 2007)

DICKINSON, DOROTHY L.

Dorothy L. Dickinson, 88, Augusta, retired Augusta High School cook, passed away on Friday, April 7, 2006.

Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at Elmwood Cemetery in Augusta.

Visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. this evening at Hillside Funeral Home in Augusta.

Her survivors include: sons, Darwin of Augusta and Kenneth of Lyons; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be given to Total Care Hospice, 250 W. Douglas, Wichita, 67202.

Hillside Funeral Home in Augusta is handling the arrangements.
(Augusta Daily Gazette ~ April 10, 2006)

DICKINSON, LOYDENE ANN "DEANIE"

Dickinson, Loydene Ann "Deanie," 60, Village Decorative Shop sales clerk, died Thursday, March 7, 2002. Visitation 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday; service 10 a.m. Monday, both at Hillside Funeral Home Augusta.

Survivors: husband, Darwin; son, Donald Phillip Dickinson of Augusta; daughter and son-in-law, Dena and John Goertz of Wichita; father and mother, Loyd and Billie Hubbart of Augusta; brothers and sisters-in-law, Butch and Dorothy Hubbart of Augusta, Jerry and Suzanne Hubbart of LaBelle, Fla., Linnie Hubbart of Augusta; sisters and brother-in-law, Connie and Floyd Zwahl of Augusta, Marilyn Williams of rural Augusta; mother-in-law, Dorothy Dickinson of Augusta; brother-in-law, Kenneth Dickinson of Lyons; grandchildren, Garrett Cody, Blake Cody and Braxton Goertz all of Wichita.

Memorial established with American Cancer Society, 400 N. Broadway, Wichita, KS, 67202.
(Wichita Eagle ~ March 9, 2002)

DIETER, BENJAMIN BRYCE CLARK

Augusta- Benjamin Bryce Clark Dieter, one day old infant son of Jason & Aubry Dieter, passed away May 5, 2010. Vistation 6-8 Friday, Headley Funeral Chapel. Service 3 p.m., Saturday May 8, 2010. Christ Lutheran Church, Augusta. Survivors: brothers, Jacob and Patrick Dieter; grandparents, Larry and Ada Novak; Michael Dieter & Lorrie Emery.
(Wichita Eagle ~ May 7, 2010)

DILL, PAUL HERMAN

Dill, Paul Herman, 83, retired self-employed mechanic and KETCH maintenance/supervisor, died Friday, May 14, 1999. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, First Southern Baptist Church.

Survivors: son, David of Udall; daughters, Donna Crittenden of Wichita, Beverly Whaley of Tennessee; sisters, Helen Ensminger of Wichita, Ethel Cox, Elva Webster, both of Rose Hill; five grandchildren; one great- grandchild. Memorial has been established with the First Southern Baptist Church. Hillside Funeral Home Augusta.
(Wichita Eagle ~ May 17, 1999)

DILL, ROSE MADELINE NIETZKE

Rose Madeline (Nietzke) Dill, 72, retired city of Augusta clerk, died Monday, Feb. 3, 1992. Service 10:30 a.m. Thursday, First Southern Baptist Church.

Survivors: husband, Paul; stepson, David of Udall; stepdaughter, Donna Crittendon of Wichita; four stepgrandchildren. Memorial has been established with Hospice Inc. Dunsford Funeral Home.
(Wichita Eagle ~ February 4, 1992)

DILL, TWEILA EVELYN

AUGUSTA - Dill, Tweila Evelyn, 95, former resident of Augusta, died Jan. 16, 2006 in Reseda, Calif. She was born April 29, 1910 in Longford, Kan. to Mel E. and Josie R. (Agnew) Schultz. She was a homemaker. Tweila is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Murel Dill; brother, Claude Schultz. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Terry (Jimmy) Langford of Wichita; grandson, Bob, Michael, Mark, David; 10 great-grandchildren; 8 great-great-grandchildren. A Celebration of Life Reception will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, 2006 at Old Mission Mortuary. Private family inurnment was in Elmwood cemetery, Augusta.
(Wichita Eagle ~ February 7, 2006)

DILLER, ALICE VELMA

Alice Diller Died Today

Alice Velma Diller, 81, of Augusta, retired sales clerk for C. R. Calvert Co., died today at Medicalodge of Douglass.

Her funeral service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Dunsford Funeral Home, 201 East Fifth. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery.

Diller was born May 19, 1906 to Aubrey and Clara Dennett Kirkpatrick in Augusta.

On July 11, 1928, she and Arthur Diller were married in El Dorado.

Her survivors include; husband, Arthur; brother, Harold of Augusta.

One brother, Lowell preceded her in death in 1972.

A memorial has been established with the Church of Christ.
(Augusta Daily Gazette ~ November 16, 1987)

DILLER, ARTHUR "OBB"

Arthur "Obb" Diller, 91, Benedict, former Augustan, died Friday, May 13.

His graveside service will take place at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 17, at the Elmwood Cemetery.

He was born Dec 25, 1902 as the son of Henry and Mary Sontag Diller.

On July 11, 1928, he married Alice Kirkpatrick in El Dorado. She preceded him in death on Nov. 16, 1987.

The retired Oil Field worker is survived by a brother, Elmer Diller of Mulvane; and a sister, Viva Dewart of Benedict.

Dunsford Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(Augusta Daily Gazette ~ May 16, 1994)

DITGEN, RALPH N.

AUGUSTA - Ditgen, Ralph N., 88, passed away Friday, August 6th, 2010 at Kansas Medical Center, Andover.

Mr. Ditgen was born in Medicine Lodge, KS, on May 8, 1922, the son of the late John and Amelia (Armbruster) Ditgen. He was a retired Bridge Building Carpenter, an served in the U.S. Army during WW II as well. He was the husband of Margaret (Harding) Ditgen.

In addition to his wife he is survived by daughter, Marilyn Kay Rollins of Douglass, Kansas; sister, Lucille Stevenson of Kiowa, Kansas. He is also survived by 3 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents and eight brothers and sisters. Funeral mass will be will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, August 11th, at St. James Catholic Church, Augusta, Kansas. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery Augusta, Kansas. Family will be present to receive friends 5-7 p.m., Tuesday at Headley Funeral Chapel.
(Wichita Eagle ~ August 8, 2010)

DODSON, O. ARTHUR

O. Arthur Dodson, 83, of Augusta, died Monday, March 16, 1998 at Augusta Medical Complex.

His service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, at Hillside Funeral Home Augusta Chapel.

Rev. Tom Davis of First Christian Church will officiate and burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery.

He was deputy state fire marshal for Kansas.

He was born Oct. 13, 1914 to Charles E. and Bertha Ann (Lusher) Dodson in Enid, Okla.

He married Margarite Brown on Feb. 2, 1967 in Oklahoma. She survives.

Other survivors include step-son Larry Wilkerson of Oxford; step-daughter, Elizabeth Heinrich of El Dorado; six grandchildren, and 17 great grandchildren.

Memorial has been established with Cottonwood Point Inc., 100 Cottonwood Point Lane, Augusta, KS 67010.
(Augusta Daily Gazette ~ March 18, 1998)

DOSSER, RAYMOND

Raymond Dosser, 89, Augusta, retired laborer for General Mills, passed away, Monday, Sept. 8, 2008.

Visitation 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Headley Funeral Chapel. Graveside service 10 a.m Thursday, Sept, 11, at Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta. Those attending should use the Ohio Street entrance.

Raymond was born in Ringwood, Okla. on Oct. 2, 1918; the son of the late George Albert Dosser and Eliza Jane (Batman) Dosser Hutchcraft. He grew up in Oklahoma before moving to California and graduating from high school in Beaumont. Raymond married Lucille (Ryan) in Enid, Okla. on Dec. 19, 1939 and then served in the U.S. Army during WW II. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, raising cows and the gun club in California. He was also a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and Rebekah Lodge.

He is survived by: son, Larry Dosser and wife Linda; daughter, Linda Winzer and husband Richard, all of Augusta; daughter, Sarah Dickhout of Rowland Height, Calif.; sister, LaVella Walther of Laguna Beach, Calif.; 11 grandchildren; 16 great -grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by: his wife, Lucille; daughter, Lucy; twin brothers, George and Lafayette; sisters, Mona Snelson, Sarah Graham; half brothers, Jack and Darwin Hutchcraft and half sisters, Ruby Stauffer and Gladys Loomis.

Memorials to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows or Rebekah Lodge.

Arrangements by Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta.
(Augusta Daily Gazette ~ September 10, 2008)

DOTSON, WILLIAM CARL

Dotson, William Carl, 90, retired aircraft worker, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2001. Service 10 a.m. Saturday, Hillside Funeral Home Augusta.

Survivors: wife, Sarah; sons, William of Lake St. Louis, Mo., Lloyd of Lumberton, Texas; daughters, Wilma Lewis, Wonetta Davis both of Augusta; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren. Memorial established with Lakepoint Nursing Home, 901 Lakepoint Dr., Augusta 67010.
(Wichita Eagle ~ November 8, 2001)

DOUTHITT, INEZ

Inez Douthitt, 93, Barnesville, Ga., formerly of Augusta, passed away on Friday, March 10, 2006.

Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15, at Elmwood Cemetery in Augusta. Those attending should use the 12th Street entrance.

Mrs. Douthitt was born in Barry County, Mo., on March 9, 1913, the daughter of John Edward and Orleana Ray (Stever) Chappell. Inez was a native of Mano, Mo., and had lived in Augusta before moving to Barnesville, Ga. several years ago. She was a homemaker and had been a member of First Baptist Church in Augusta.

She is survived by: a daughter, Janet Powell and her husband, Arthur of Barnesville, Ga.; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; numerous other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Richard Franklin Douthitt; son, Glen Douthitt; six brothers and two sisters.

Headley Funeral Chapel of Augusta is in charge of the arrangements.
(Augusta Daily Gazette ~ March 14, 2006)

DOWELL, RONALD D.

Ronald D. Dowell, 51, of Leon, passed away Monday, Feb.2, 2009.

Viewing 1-8 p.m. Thursday and service at 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 6, all at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta. Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta.

Ronald was born in El Dorado on Feb. 10, 1957; the son of Robert B. and Kathryn (Tabor) Dowell. He worked as a truck driver at H & K Hauling.

He is survived by: his girlfriend, Doris Hill of Wichita; sons, Ronald J. 'Barney' Dowell and fiancé Amber of Wichita, Devin Dowell and wife Britta of Augusta, and Clayton 'Skeeter' Dowell of Leon; mother, Kathryn Dowell of Augusta; brothers, Floyd Dowell and wife Cathryn, Donald Dowell and wife Twyla both of Leon, and Lloyd Dowell and wife Sandy of Augusta; sisters, Judy Sharp of Haysville, and Kathy Latimer and husband Marvin of Augusta.

Arrangements by Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta.
(Augusta Daily Gazette ~ February 4, 2009)

DROUILLARD, MARCELLA R.

Marcella R. Drouillard, 86, Mountain Home, Arkansas, formerly of Augusta, passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2006.

Visitation with family will be from 10 to 11 a.m. on Monday, May 1, at Hillside Funeral Home in Augusta; graveside service will be at 2 p.m. that afternoon at Elmwood Cemetery in Augusta.

Her survivors include: sisters, Eva Sweeney of Mountain Home, Ark. and Venetta Nutter of McPherson; brother, Jerry Linsenmayer of Jacksonville,Fla.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl and daughter, Judy.

Memorials may be made to the Augusta First United Methodist Church.

Arrangements by Hillside Funeral Home in Augusta.
(Augusta Daily Gazette ~ April 28, 2006)

DUDLEY, MYRTLE MIDDLETON

The body of Mrs. Myrtle Middleton-Dudley, of Tulsa, who died in Chicago, arrived here this morning and the funeral was held at the home of Bird Middleton, a brother, this afternoon.
(Augusta Gazette ~ Friday, May 24,1918)

DUNCAN, WILLIAM C. "BILL"

William C. "Bill" Duncan, 81, of Augusta, went home to be with his Lord after a long courageous battle with cancer on Saturday, March 15, 2008.

Memorial service 10 a.m. on Friday, March 21, 2008, at the First Baptist Church, Augusta. Private burial service at Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta.

Bill was born in Emporia on Aug.12, 1926, the son of John and Ethel (Hoobler) Duncan. He graduated from Augusta High School and served in the U. S. Navy. Bill retired as a maintenance foreman from Cessna in February of 1989. He was an active member of First Baptist Church, Augusta serving as a deacon, fourth grade boys Sunday school teacher, youth sponsor, assistant Sunday school superintendent, trustee, on the building fund committee, church building committee, property and finance committee, and being a member of the Loyal Heirs Sunday School class. He also was a Boy Scout troop leader and a member of the Wichita Model "A" Club and Bluestem Antique Car Clubs as well. Bill was a wonderful and loving husband, dad and papa. On June 15, 1952 he married Donna Keethler at the First Baptist Church in Augusta and she survives.

In addition to his wife he is survived by: son, Steve Duncan and wife Maggie of Augusta; daughter, Susie McKinney and husband David of Augusta; brothers, Johnnie Duncan and wife Cleta of Augusta, and Leonard Duncan and wife Annavee of Branson, Mo.; grand-daughters, Ashley Gull and husband Colby of Cassoday, Katie Shetlar and husband Chris of Topeka, Shanna Payne and husband Nathan of Augusta, and Jaymie Duncan of Augusta; great-grandsons, Lane Michael Duncan and Hoyt William Thomas Gull; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Gene Duncan.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church 1501 State Street Augusta, 67010.

Arrangements by Headley Funeral Chapel in Augusta.
(Augusta Daily Gazette ~ March 17, 2008)

DUNNAM, CLYDE WARREN

Dunnam, Clyde Warren, 55, retired U.S. Marine Corps gunnery sergeant, died Sunday, July 19, 1992. Service 11 a.m. Wednesday, Augusta United Methodist Church.

Survivors: wife, Judith Anne; sons, Robert W. of San Diego, Ronald W. of Augusta; daughter, Wendy Anne of Wichita; brothers, Jerry Jack of San Diego, Terry Eugene of Fort Worth. Memorial has been established with Augusta United Methodist Church. Dunsford Funeral Home.
(Wichita Eagle ~ July 20, 1992)

DUNSFORD, BARBARA A.

Barbara A. Dunsford, 78, retired funeral director and co-owner of Dunsford Funeral Home in Augusta, died on Wednesday, June 24, 2009.

Visitation at 9 a.m. followed by service at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 29, at St. James Catholic Church in Augusta.

Survivors include: sons, Joe of Tulsa, Okla., Jack of Wichita, and John (Marge) of Augusta; daughter, Debbie (Ray) Wattenbarger of Wichita; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Miles Funeral Service, Winfield.
(Augusta Daily Gazette ~ June 26, 2009)

DUNSFORD, JOSEPH RICHARD "DICK"

Dunsford, Joseph Richard "Dick," 68, funeral director and former Dunsford Funeral Home owner, died Tuesday, Dec. 6, 1994. Service 2 p.m. Friday, First Christian Church.

Survivors: wife, Treva; sons, Joe of Columbus, Ohio, Jack of Hutchinson, John of Augusta; daughter, Debbie Wattenbarger of Wichita; stepson, Terry Brown of Augusta; stepdaughter, Sue Hoefgen of Augusta; sister, Barbara McKay of Wichita; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Memorial has been established with the Plane of Mercy, c/o Midian Shrine Temple, Wichita. Dunsford Funeral Home.
(Wichita Eagle ~ December 8, 1994)

DUNSFORD, TREVA LAVON BROWN POTTER

AUGUSTA - Dunsford, Treva LaVon Brown (Potter) 81, Brown Retail Liquor owner died Jan 13. Survivors son Terry Brown; daughter Sue (Bill) Hoefgen all of Augusta. Step-children Joe, Jack, John (Marge) Dunsford & Debbie (Ray) Wattenbarger; brother-in-law Claire Brown, Harlingen, TX; nieces & nephews. Visitation Sunday 2-4 at the funeral home, service Monday 1:00 at 1st Christian Church. Memorials: Jim Brown Memorial Park, 1st Christian Church, Victory in the Valley in care of the funeral home. Dunsford~Zeiner Funeral Home 201 East Fifth ~ Augusta, Kansas 67010 (316) 775-6363 www.dunsford~zeiner.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ January 15, 2009)

DURHAM, LEWIS MARVIN

Durham, Lewis "Marvin," 75, of Rogers, Ark., formerly of Augusta, retired Boeing Wichita crew chief and minister, died Friday, Dec. 15, 2000. Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Hillside Funeral Home Augusta.

Survivors: wife, Ruby; son, Mike of Wichita; daughters, Judy Wheeler of Rogers, Ark., Susan Durham of Augusta; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren.
(Wichita Eagle ~ December 18, 2000)

DURHAM, RUBY V. SCOTT

DOUGLASS - Durham, Ruby V. Scott, 80, data entry specialist, passed away on her birthday, June 13, 2008. Visitation will be 9 a.m. Tuesday, until time of service at 10 a.m., both at Hillside Funeral Home, Augusta. Interment will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta. Ruby is survived by son, Mike (Silvia) Durham of Wichita; daughter, Judy (Rex) Wheeler of Rogers, AR; brothers, Warren (Mary) Scott and Albert W. Scott, both of Augusta; sister, Beulah Jones of Augusta; grandchildren, Daniel (Kim) Jackson, Debby Jo (J.D.) Houck, Monika Bauer, Nareida (Shawn) Hull, Jason Durham, Matt Durham, Bianca (Lance), Anna Lyon, Jeremy (Betty) Drake, Jonathan Drake, Susan (Gary) Braden; and 20 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Durham, and daughter, Susan Durham. Memorials: ILOF, American Diabetes Association, 837 S. Hillside, Wichita, KS 67211.
(Wichita Eagle ~ June 16, 2008)

DURHAM, SUSAN DARLENE

AUGUSTA - Durham. Susan Darlene, 52, retired IRS customer service employee, passed away June 25, 2007 after a five year fight with cancer. Services pending with inurnment in Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta. Survivors: sons, Jeremy (Betty) and Jonathan Drake, all of Augusta; mother, Ruby Durham of Augusta; brother, Mike (Sylvia) Durham of Fall River; sister, Judy (Rex) Wheeler of Rogers AR; grandchildren, Mazie Drake, Alexis Hurley, Jacob Wheeler, William Wheeler, all of Augusta; boyfriend Jim Epperson of Augusta; best friends, Valerie & Larry Craig of Terece, KS. Susan is preceded in death by her father, Lewis Marvin Durham. A memorial will be announced at a later date. Hillside Funeral Home, Augusta.
(Wichita Eagle ~ 7/1/2007)

DUTTON, JAMES ERIC

James Eric Dutton, 26, of San Diego, formerly of Augusta, retirement center director of acting, died Saturday, Feb. 1, 1992. Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dunsford Funeral Home.

Survivors: mother, Marni Bryan of Andover; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Travis Dutton Sr. of Augusta, Eleanor Johnson of Chechlia, Wash., Charles Miles of Wichita. Memorial has been established with Special Delivery of San Diego, P.O. Box, 33815, San Diego, Calif., 92163.
(Wichita Eagle ~ February 4, 1992)

DUTTON, MARLYSE ANNA

AUGUSTA - Dutton, Marlyse Anna, 53, passed away, Monday, December 14, 2009. Closed casket visitation 5-7 p.m., Thursday and service 2 p.m., Friday, December 18, 2009 all at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta.

Marlyse was born in Wichita, Kansas on April 2, 1956; the daughter of Travis and Pearl (Mullins) Dutton. After graduating from Augusta High School, Community College and St. Mary's School of Nursing, she worked as a registered nurse at the Wichita VA Hospital and AMCI in Augusta.

She is survived by: companion, John Reed; mother, Pearl Dutton; and brother, Frank Dutton of Augusta; nephew, Mike Dutton of Wichita; nieces, Michelle Davis (Tim) of Augusta and Jessica Dutton of California; great nieces and nephew, Megan Kearney (Brandon), Melanie Frost (Kevin), Monica Davis, Morgan Davis, Jordan Davis; 3 great-great nephews; and 1 great-great niece. She was preceded in death by: father, Travis Dutton; brother, Travis Dutton, Jr.; and a nephew Eric Dutton. Memorials to the American Diabetes Association or the American Lung Association.
(Wichita Eagle ~ December 17, 2009)

DUTTON, TRAVIS

Travis Dutton, 89, retired Beech welder, Augusta, passed away, Thursday, May 7, 2009.

Viewing 1-6 p.m. Sunday with family present to greet friends from 2-3 p.m. and service 2 p.m. Monday, May 11, 2009, all at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta. Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta.

Travis was born in Oakman, Ala. on April 6, 1920, the son of the late Rufus Manson and Bertha Alice (Kitchens) Dutton. On June 30, 1941 he married Pearl (Mullins) in Pleasant Grove, Ala. She survives.

In addition to his wife he is survived by: son, Frank Dutton of Augusta; daughter, Marlyse Dutton of Augusta; brother, Harold (Sue) Dutton of Poteau, Okla.; grandchildren, Michelle (Tim) Davis, Mike Dutton, Jessica Dutton; five great- grandchildren; four greatgreat-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by son, Lawrence Travis Dutton, Jr.; brothers, Jesse and Francis Dutton; grandson, Eric Dutton.

Memorials to the American Diabetes Association or Kansas Department of Wildlife.

Arrangements by Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta.
(Augusta Daily Gazette ~ May 8, 2009)

DYE, KENNETH G.

KENNETH G. DYE, 39, of 2739 N. Waco, former Ryan Aviation line serviceman, died Wednesday. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Cochran Mortuary, 12:15 p.m., Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta.

Survivors: wife, Sharon K.; sons, Jason, Joshua, both at home, Kenneth of Raymond, N.H.; daughters, Jennifer at home, Kristin, Kara, both of Raymond; brothers, Clyde Falls, Tracy, both of Tulsa, Okla., Neil of Vista, Calif., Richard of LaHarpe, Steve of Gardnerville, Nev.; sister, Elizabeth Bailey of Gardnerville.
(Wichita Eagle ~ December 20, 1985)

DYKES, VELMA MARY HOWARD

Dykes, Velma Mary Howard, 85, retired civil service employee, died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 1998. Service 2 p.m. Thursday, Elmwood Cemetery.

Survivors: sons, Bert of Augusta, Gary of Wichita; daughter, Ann Brown of Augusta; brother, Bert Howard of Rogers, Ark.; sisters, Vada Foundray of Los Gatos, Calif., Lila Brown of Guymon, Okla.; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Dunsford Funeral Home.
(Wichita Eagle ~
September 30, 1998)

DANIEL, MARIAN LUCILLE

Daniel, Marian Lucille, 89, Boeing Wichita aircraft sheetmetal and production worker, died Friday, June 26, 1998. Service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Hillside Funeral Home Augusta.

Survivors: daughters, Barbara Daniel-Hastings of Huntington Beach, Calif., Jeanette Daniel of Topeka; three grandchildren. Memorial has been established with the Augusta United Methodist Church.
(Wichita Eagle ~ June 29, 1998)

DAUSTER, PAUL C., SR.

PAUL C. DAUSTER SR., 71, of 777 S. Sheridan, retired supervisor for Gas Service Co., died Tuesday, April 15, 1986. Service 10 a.m. Friday, Culbertson- Smith Mortuary.

Survivors: son, Paul C. Jr. of Wichita; daughter, Connie S. Anderson of Oklahoma City; sister, Pearl Kelley of Wichita; three grandchildren.
(Wichita Eagle ~ April 17, 1986)

DAVENPORT, IONA S.

Davenport, Iona S., 87, former Beech Aircraft Corp. employee, died Saturday, May 29, 1993. Service pending.

Survivors: son, David E. of Amarillo, Texas; daughter, Donna D. Paluch of Wichita; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with First Christian Church, Augusta. Hillside Funeral Home.
(Wichita Eagle ~ May 30, 1993)

DAVIDSON, ROBERT K., SR.

Davidson, Robert K. Sr., 57, retired Learjet sheet metal worker, died Sunday, May 11, 1997. Service 1 p.m. Thursday, Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta.

Survivors: sons, Robert, Jr. of Wichita, Raymond of Park City, Ronald of Unadilla, Ga.; sister, Beverly Williams of Augusta; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorial has been established with Alcoholics Anonymous, Central Office. Cochran Mortuary.
(Wichita Eagle ~ May 13, 1997)

DAVIS, ANASTASIA RAE "STACEY"

Davis, Anastasia Rae "Stacey," 21, Butler County Community College student and Don Schmidt Dodge employee, died Sunday, Jan. 8, 1995, of injuries from an automobile accident. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, East Evangelical Free Church, Wichita.

Survivors: father and stepmother, Ronald and Jane of Andover; mother and stepfather, Sherrill and Keith Wallace of Wichita; brothers, Jeff, Marcus, sister, Megan, Leah, all of the home; grandparents, Loyd and Delores Walker of Benton, Don and Donata Reinhoel of Arkansas, Lawrence and Darlene Marshall of Minneola, Agadine Kirby of Clinton, Mo.; great-grandparents, Charles and Mary Arbuckle of Wichita. Memorial has been established with East Evangelical Free Church Crossfire Student Ministries, 14725 E. Harry, Wichita, Kan. 67230. Dunsford Funeral Home.
(Wichita Eagle ~ January 9, 1995)

DAVIS, BLANCHE PRICER

Davis, Blanche Pricer, 86, homemaker, died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002. Service 2 p.m. today, Elmwood Cemetery.

Preceded in death by: husband, William W. Davis; grandson, Christopher Follis; parents, William and Ada Pricer.

Survivors: daughters and sons-in-law, Sondra J. and Ron Boyd, Karen S. and Robert Dennett, both of Augusta; grandchildren, Kimberly and Chris Todd, Timothy and Becky Follis, all of Augusta, Kevin and Marcia Duggins of Kanss City, Mo., William and Sara Behrens of Wichita; great-grandchildren, Ryan Todd, Kristen Todd, Austin Todd, Nathan Todd, Chalese Behrens, Christina Behrens, Corbin Follis, Tyler Duggins. Memorial established with Total Hospice and Lakepoint Nursing Center. Lakeview Funeral Home, 12100 E. 13th St., Wichita.
(Wichita Eagle ~ December 19, 2002)

DAVIS, DONALD R.

Davis, Donald R., 87, retired Mobil Refining Co. maintenance scheduler, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2002. Service 1 p.m. Friday, Augusta United Methodist Church.

Survivors: wife, Madeline; sons, Gary Agard of Augusta, Larry Davis of Naples, Fla.; grandchildren, Scott Davis, Todd Davis, Garrie Kancewick, Kay Powell, Jean Morgan, Lisa Runberg, Mark Agard, Mikki Hall; 18 great-grandchild ren. Memorial established with Augusta Historical Society, 303 State St., Augusta 67010. Hillside Funeral Home Augusta.
(Wichita Eagle ~ January 9, 2002)

DAVIS, EVERETT D. "DEKE"

Davis, Everett D. "Deke," 74, retired Cessna Aircraft Co. tool and die employee, died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1998. Service 2 p.m. Monday, Hillside Funeral Home, Augusta.

Survivors: wife, Rosalind; sons, Mike of San Diego, Calif., John of Wichita; daughters, Susan Burris-Moore, Patricia Davis, both of Wichita; stepsons, Tim Carr of Wichita, Tom Carr of Pace, France, Terry Elder of Lombard, Ill., Tony Elder of Las Vegas; 17 grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Disabled American Veterans.
(Wichita Eagle ~ October 31, 1998)

DAVIS, JANICE ELAINE

Davis, Janice Elaine, 48, medical transcriptionist, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 1997. Service is private.

Survivors: sons, Matthew of Wichita, Lon of Kansas City, Mo.; parents, Bob and Charleen Moser of Wichita; sisters, Marcene Amend of Fort Collins, Colo., Marilyn Hagemeister of Wichita, Jo Anne Fleske of Colorado Springs. Memorial has been established with the Wesley Neo Natal Intensive Care Unit, c/o Wesley Medical Research Institutes, 3306 E. Central, Wichita, Kan. 67208. Cochran Mortuary.
(Wichita Eagle ~ October 19, 1997)

DAVIS, MADELINE SKAER AGARD

Madeline Skaer Agard Davis, 94, Augusta, passed away Monday, April 4, 2005.

Visitation 1 to 8 p.m. Thursday; funeral service at 1 p.m. Friday, April 8, both at Headley Funeral Chapel in Augusta.

Mrs. Davis was born in Augusta on Feb. 4, 1911. She was the daughter of the late Arthur Wesley and Grace V. (Moyle) Skaer. Madeline spent her entire life in Augusta, graduating from high school in 1928, then went on to receive her teacher's certificate from Pittsburg State College. She married Roy Agard on Sept. 10, 1928. She married Donald Richard Davis on Nov. 21, 1947. She worked as a payroll clerk at Mobil, retiring in 1966. Madeline was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Eastern Star for 50 years and an associate member of Book Club.

She is survived by: son, Gary and wife, Norma Agard of Augusta; step son, Larry Davis of Fla.; brother, Dean Skaer of Augusta; grandchildren, Garrie Kancewick, Kay Powell, Jean Morgan, Lisa Wells, and Mark Agard; step grandchildren, Mikki Hall, Scott Davis, Todd Davis; 21 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by: her parents and husband; brothers, Lowell Skaer of Augusta, Moyle Skaer of Pittsburg, and Arthur Skaer of Wichita; sister, Gladys Dyer of Tulsa, Okla.

Memorial established with the Augusta Historical Society. Arrangements are under the direction of Headley Funeral Chapel.
(Augusta Daily Gazette ~ April 7, 2005)

DAVIS, ROSALIND G.

Davis, Rosalind G., 64, homemaker, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2003. Service 10 a.m. Thursday, Hillside Funeral Home, 117 W. 6th, Augusta. Burial in Elmwood Cemetery. Preceded in death by husband, Everett Davis; granddaughter, Jillian Elder; parents, Francis and Helen Wise.

Survivors: sons and daughters-in-law, Tim and Tammy Carr of Wichita, Tom Carr of France, Terry and Marianne Elder of Chicago, IL, Tony and Chantal Elder of Las Vegas; brother, Jim Wise of Austin, TX; sister, Ruthie Bolsen of Austin, TX; 9 grandhcildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Memorial to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita, KS 67202.
(Wichita Eagle ~ August 19, 2003 ~ Submitted by Lori DeWinkler)

DAVIS, RUBY AMNER

Davis, Ruby Amner, 81, retired home health care provider, died Wednesday, May 15, 2002. Service 10 a.m. Friday, Dunsford Funeral Home.

Survivors: sons, Richard, Ronald, Marvin, Victor all of Augusta; daughter, Janie Todd of Augusta; sister, Darlene Lesk of Phoenix; ten grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Memorial established with Alzheimer's Associat ion-Sunflower Chapter, 347 S. Laura, Wichita 67211.
(Wichita Eagle ~ May 16, 2002)

DAVIS, STEVEN EUGENE

Steven Eugene Davis, 34, of Guthrie, Okla., former Augusta resident, truck driver, died Monday, Nov. 13, 1989, of injuries from a house fire. Service 3 p.m. today, Ellinwood Cemetery.

Survivors: wife, Terre; sons, Steven Eugene Jr. of Augusta, Richard of Guthrie; daughters, Jennifer of Augusta, Amber of Guthrie; mother, Delores Nichols of Wichita; brothers, Ronald, Dwayne, both of Augusta; sisters, Connie Brown, Karen Carley, both of Wichita. Davis Funeral Home, Guthrie.
(Wichita Eagle ~ November 17, 1989)

DAVIS, VICTOR E.

Victor E. Davis, 49, Wichita, former union insulator employee, died on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2005.

A private family graveside service will be held at Elmwood Cemetery in Augusta.

His survivors are: son, Colby; brothers, Marvin, Ron, and Rick; sister, Janie Todd.

Headley Funeral Chapel of Augusta had charge of the arrangements.
(Augusta Daily Gazette ~ September 14, 2005)

DAVIS, VICTOR LEO

Davis, Victor Leo, 73, retired electrician, died Friday, Feb. 4, 1994. Service 2 p.m. Monday, Dunsford Funeral Home.

Survivors: sisters, Ruth Follett of Wichita, Jacqueline Pierce of Concord, Calif.
(Wichita Eagle ~ February 5, 1994)

DAVIS, WILLIAM WESLEY "BILL"

Davis, William Wesley "Bill," 89, retired Boeing Wichita hydraulic instruct or, died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000. Service 11 a.m. Tuesday, Elmwood Cemetery.

Survivors: wife, Blanche; daughters, Sondra Boyd, Karen Dennett, both of Augusta; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Memorials have been established with Trinity Hospice of Wichita and Lincoln East Nursing Center. Lakeview Funeral Home, Wichita.
(Wichita Eagle ~ October 1, 2000)

DAVIS, WONETTA LOUISE DOTSON

Wonetta Louise (Dotson) Davis, 66, Augusta, State Farm Insurance receptionist, passed away Saturday, July 5, 2008.

Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at Dunsford~Zeiner Funeral Home, Augusta. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, at Temple Baptist Church, 925 Douglas Road in El Dorado with Pastor Ron Jones officiating. Interment at 2 p.m. in Elmwood Cemetery in Augusta, 12th St. entrance.

Wonetta was born to William and Sarah (Smith) Dotson on Nov. 9, 1941 in Fayetteville, Ark. She married Robert Leroy Davis on Oct. 10, 1988 in El Dorado.

Survivors: spouse, Robert "Bob" Davis of the home; daughters, Cheryl Page, Renea Dennett, Augusta; Step-sons, Mark (Christina) Davis, Centennial, Colo., Stephen (Diane) Davis, Maple Grove, Minn.; Step-daughter, Gail (Paul) Davis, Leitchfield, Ky.; brothers, William "Harold" (Joan) Dotson, Lake St. Louis, Mo., Lloyd (Betty) Dotson, Lumberton, Texas; grandson, Tanner Dennett of Augusta; four step grandchildren.

Preceded in death by her parents; spouse, Edgar Page; sister, Wilma Lewis; and son, Eric Page.

Memorial: Susan Komen Breast Cancer Foundation in care of Dunsford-Zeiner Funeral Home, Augusta.
(Augusta Daily Gazette ~ July 7, 2008)

DAVISON, GRACE HOWELL

Davison, Grace Howell, 98, homemaker, died Sunday, Dec. 7, 1997. Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dunsford Funeral Home.

Survivors: son, Keith of Augusta; daughter, Betty Morris of Leon; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Memorial has been established with Cumberland Church, Douglass.
(Wichita Eagle ~ December 9, 1997)

DAVISON, OTIS W.

Davison, Otis W., 72, farmer, freight line employee and carpenter, died Saturday, July 11, 1998. Service 10 a.m. Wednesday, Hillside Funeral Home, Augusta.

Survivors: wife, June; daughters, Barbara Hall, Jean Claytor, both of Kansas City, Mo., Rose Canady of Augusta; stepsons, Lloyd Emery, Dennis Emery, James Emery, all of Augusta; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Veterans of Foreign Wars, Augusta.
(Wichita Eagle ~ July 13, 1998)

DAWSON, KATHLEEN LOUISE

Dawson, Kathleen Louise, 32, died Monday, March 27, 1995. Service 10 a.m. Thursday, Dunsford Funeral Home.

Survivors: parents, Charles and Nadeen of Augusta; brothers, Michael of Latham, Kelly of Wichita, Patrick of Augusta; grandfather, Andrew Thomas of Augusta.
(Wichita Eagle ~ March 29, 1995)

DEASON, LOUISE EVA

Deason, Louise Eva, 77, homemaker, died Tuesday, Oct. 10, 1995. Service 2 p.m. Thursday, Elmwood Cemetery.

Survivors: sons, Terry of Augusta, Michael of Rose Hill, Joe Blackwood of Odessa, Texas; sister, Frankie Dye of Maryland; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Hillside Funeral Home of Augusta.
(Wichita Eagle ~ October 11, 1995)

DEEN, WALTER HOWARD

Walter Howard Deen, 79, El Dorado, retired machinist and equipment operator, died on Thursday, April 27, 2006.

A celebration of his life will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, at the Kirby-Morris Funeral Home in El Dorado. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery in Augusta.

Visitation will be from noon until 8 p.m. Sunday, April 30, at the funeral home.

Mr. Deen was born on March 1, 1927 in Caney, the son of Ron and Myrtle (Hart) Deen. He attended schools in Caney and graduated from high school. For many years he worked as a machinist and equipment operator and retired from Skelly, Getty and Texaco refineries. On June 14, 1947, he was united in marriage to Faye Newby. They came to El Dorado in 1954. He was known for his music. He played guitar many years for the Westernaires and Prairie Rain in concerts around Kansas.

Surviving family include: his wife, Faye of the home; son, Lance Deen of Augusta; sisters, Beatrice Courtney of Bonner Springs, Betty DeGarmo of Wichita, and Patty Winebrenner of Everett, Wash.; daughter-in-law, Barb Deen; grandchildren, Sarah, Caitlin, Jarrett, Branson, Brett, Shynne, Chancey, Christy, and Sherry; three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by son, David Deen and daughter, DeAngalea Howard.

A memorial has been established with Make-A-Wish Foundation. Contributions may be left with the Kirby-Morris Funeral Home in El Dorado who is assisting the family with their arrangements.
(Augusta Daily Gazette ~ April 28, 2006)

DEHLER, ALICE M.

Dehler, Alice M., 71, former Boeing Wichita employee and retired Prairie State Bank clerk, died Saturday, Aug. 8, 1992. Service 2 p.m. Monday, Elmwood Cemetery.

Survivors: son, Mike Withers of Kansas City, Kan.; two grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Hospice, Inc. Dunsford Funeral Home.
(Wichita Eagle ~ August 9, 1992)

DELONG, GERTRUDE N.

DeLong, Gertrude N., 90, retired bait shop owner and operator, died Friday, Oct. 11, 1996. There will be no service.

Survivor: brother, George Randle of Augusta. Dunsford Funeral Home.
(Wichita Eagle ~ October 15, 1996)

DEMOSS, NEVA V.

NEVA V. DeMOSS, 88, of Augusta, homemaker, died Monday, March 9, 1987. Service 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta.

Survivors: sons, Don of Emporia, Dale of Augusta, Darrell of Prudenville, Mich.; daughter, Beatrice Stanley of Augusta; sister, Lola Waller of Wichita; 13 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with First United Methodist Church, Augusta. Dunsford Funeral Home, Augusta.
(Wichita Eagle ~ March 11, 1987)

DENNETT, BARBARA ELIZABETH

AUGUSTA - Dennett, Barbara "Elizabeth," 88, antique dealer and homemaker, died Aug. 26, 2004. Graveside service 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Elmwood Cemetery; visitation 4 to 8 p.m. with family present from 7 to 8 p.m., Dunsford Funeral Home. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Austin Dennett and daughter, Carolyn Snider.

Survivors: sons, David and wife, Nancy Dennett, Augusta, Doug and wife, Jo Dennett, McLouth; 7 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-gran dchildren.
(Wichita Eagle ~ August 27, 2004)

DENNETT, EDWIN A. "ED"

Edwin A. "Ed" Dennett, 92, Augusta, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009.

Viewing 1-5 p.m., with family present from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1, at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta. Service 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 2, 2009, at the First Christian Church, Augusta. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta.

Edwin was born in Wichita on June 17, 1917, the son of the late Joseph Henry and Clara Ann (Lackey) Dennett. Ed had been a farmer, deputy sheriff and marshal, worked as an operator at Mobil Oil Refinery, and he retired as a chemical plant operator from Vulcan Chemicals in 1982. On Dec. 29, 1939, he married Martha E. Malone in Beaver, Okla. She survives.

He is also survived by: daughters, Lawana Dieckman and husband Jerry of Wichita and Lana Rummell and husband Charlie of Niceville, Fla.; sisters, Thelma Armstrong and Eva Sloss of Denver; grandchildren, Terri Dirks (Earl), Angela Gray (Bret) and Kurt Rummell; great-grandchildren, Logan Dirks, Delaney and Darby Gray.

Memorials to the First Christian Church, Augusta or Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice.

Arrangements by Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta.
(Augusta Daily Gazette ~ October 31, 2009)

DENNETT, GERALD C.

Gerald C. Dennett, 75, retired Cessna Aircraft Co. employee, died Monday, Aug. 13, 1990. Service 10 a.m. today, Dunsford Funeral Home.

Survivors: daughters, Barbara White of Augusta, Shirley Jackle of Douglass; sisters, Maxine Smith, Virginia Cyphers, both of Augusta; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with the American Cancer Society.
(Wichita Eagle ~ August 15, 1990)

DENNETT, NELLIE RUTH

NELLIE RUTH (McCULLOUGH) DENNETT, 70, of Augusta, former Beech Aircraft Corp. employee, died Friday, Feb. 18, 1989. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dunsford Funeral Home.

Survivors: husband, Gerald C.; daughters, Shirley Ann Jackle of Douglass, Barbara White of Augusta; brother, Charles McCullough of Augusta; sister, Mary Ray of Fairplay, Mo.; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
(Wichita Eagle ~ February 20, 1989)

DENNETT, NOEL LA VON

Dennett, Noel La Von, 78, of El Dorado, formerly of Augusta, retired farmer and oil field worker, former Boeing Wichita and Cessna Aircraft Co. mechanic, former El Dorado Junior High School custodian, died Sunday, Nov. 1, 1992. Service 2 p.m. Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta.

Survivors: wife, Ruth; son, Charles of Russell; daughters, Marjorie Creed of Eureka, Adenia Erichsen of Catoosa, Okla., Janice Ritchey of Wichita, Debra Johnson of San Jose, Calif.; brother, Merritt of Howard; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with El Dorado Senior Citizens Center. Dunsford Funeral Home, Augusta.
(Wichita Eagle ~ November 3, 1992)

DENNETT, WILLIAM AUSTIN "BUD"

Dennett, William Austin "Bud," 86, retired Boeing Wichita and Beech Aircraft Co. machinist, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2002. Memorial service 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dunsford Funeral Home.

Mr. Dennett was born July 11, 1916 in Wichita to William A. Dennett and Doris E. Pray Dennett.

Preceded in death by his daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Hubert Snider; brothers, Fred and Raymond Dennett; sisters, Mabel Bond and Betty Humbolt.

Survivors: wife, Elizabeth Dennett of Augusta; sons and daughters-in-law, David Alan and Nancy Dennett of Augusta, Douglas Howard and Jo Dennett of McLouth; sisters, Frances Humbolt of Mulvane, Enid Johnson, Ramona Cox both of Newburn, N.C.; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three great-gr eat-grandchildren. Memorial established with American Heart Association, 2100 E. Water, Wichita, 67214 and donor's choice.
(Wichita Eagle ~ November 10, 2002)

DENSMORE, MABEL

Densmore, Mabel, 92, went to God on Jan. 10, 2006. Mabel was the daughter of Richard L. "Papa" and Dona Jones. She was born March 12, 1913 in Jenks, Okla. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Roy; son, Richard Densmore; sister, Myrtle Jones; grandson, Mark Bardot and granddaughters, Amber and Amy Densmore. She is survived by son, Donald Densmore and wife, Pat of Lake Elsinore, Calif.; son, Wesley Densmore and wife, Doris of Cambria, Calif.; daughter, Jane Densmore of Wichita; sisters, Irene Guyot of Longton, Kan.; daughter-in-law, Leihl Densmore of Littleton, Colo.; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren. Mabel was involved for many years with Eastern Star and was a member of the Baptist Church. She loved to travel, with ports of call to Hawaii, Panama, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, the Carribbean, the Philippines and points of interest in the US and Canada. Mabel's husband Roy worked for Mobil Oil Co. and they lived in Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado and Oklahoma before retiring to Texas. After Roy's death she moved to the Kansas Masonic Home in Wichita. She was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by the family she left behind. Visitation 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday and 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dunsford Funeral Home, Augusta; graveside service 1 p.m. Saturday, Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta; memorial celebration 3 p.m. Saturday, Kansas Masonic Home, 200 S. Martinson, Wichita.
(Wichita Eagle ~ January 12, 2006)

DENSMORE, ROY T.

Densmore, Roy T., 89, of Mission, Texas, formerly of Augusta, retired Mobil Oil Corp. production operations, died Thursday, Jan. 7, 1999. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta.

Survivors: wife, Mabel; sons, Wesley of Cambria, Calif., Donald of Lake Elsinore, Calif.; daughter, Jane McLemore of Wells Point, Texas; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Dunsford Funeral Home, Augusta.
(Wichita Eagle ~ January 11, 1999)

DEWING, EUGENE N. "GENE"

Dewing, Eugene N. "Gene," 70, Asbestos Local #15 insulator, died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1993. Service 2 p.m. Monday, Dunsford Funeral Home.

Survivors: wife, Rita Beth; daughter, Cheryl Arthaud of Augusta; brother, Wayne of Pasadena, Texas; sisters, Juanita Burris, Maxine Murphy, Doris Breeden, all of Augusta; two grandchildren. Memorial has been established with the Augusta Yankees Girls Traveling Softball Team.
(Wichita Eagle ~ February 26, 1993)

DeWITT, LAURA ANN

LAURA ANN DeWITT, 63, of El Dorado, formerly of Augusta, homemaker, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 1986. Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dunsford Funeral Home Chapel, Augusta.

Survivors: sons, John Clayton of Augusta, Jimmie Franklin of Benton; daughters, Ethel Ann Thompson of Towanda, Leanna Rose Gordon, Cindy Williams, both of Augusta; stepdaughter, Gloria Cheesborough of Everett, Mass.; brothers, Samuel Maggard, Norman Maggard, both of Augusta, Frank Maggard of Dennard, Ark.; sisters, Bessie Cowles of Augusta, Ann Genter of Leon; 21 grandchildren. Memorial has been established with American Diabetes Association, Augusta chapter.
(Wichita Eagle ~ September 29, 1986)

DEXTER, CLIFFORD "ROSIE"

Dexter, Clifford "Rosie," 74, retired City of Augusta superintendent, died Monday, April 10, 2000. Service 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Dunsford Chapel.

Survivors: wife, Lydia; stepsons, Robert Church of Augusta, Kenneth Church of Beaumont, Texas; stepdaughter, Linda Calvin of Augusta; five stepgran dchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with American Heart Association.
(Wichita Eagle ~ April 12, 2000)

DEXTER, LYDIA PEARL

Lydia Pearl Dexter, 80, Augusta, retired Lehr's Motel housekeeper passed away Friday, June 13, 2008.

Viewing from 10 a.m. to noon on Monday, June 16, at the funeral home. Viewing also at 12:30 p.m. before the graveside service at 1 p.m., at Elmwood Cemetery at the 12th Street entrance, Augusta

Pearl was born to Essley and Carrie Marie (Johnstone) Elgin on July 23, 1927 in rural Augusta. She married Clifford "Rosie" Dexter on Dec. 12, 1959 in Miami, Okla. They precede her in death and also a brother John Elgin.

Survivors: sons, Robert (Jaydena) Church, Augusta, Kenneth (Brenda) Church, Andover; daughter Linda (John) Calvin, Augusta; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Memorials to the Humane Society or the Augusta Historical Museum in care of funeral home.

Arrangements by Dunsford-Zeiner Funeral Home, Augusta.
(Augusta Daily Gazette ~ June 16, 2008)

DANIEL, MARIAN LUCILLE

Daniel, Marian Lucille, 89, Boeing Wichita aircraft sheetmetal and production worker, died Friday, June 26, 1998. Service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Hillside Funeral Home Augusta.

Survivors: daughters, Barbara Daniel-Hastings of Huntington Beach, Calif., Jeanette Daniel of Topeka; three grandchildren. Memorial has been established with the Augusta United Methodist Church.
(Wichita Eagle ~ June 29, 1998)

DAVIDSON, ROBERT K., SR.

Davidson, Robert K. Sr., 57, retired Learjet sheet metal worker, died Sunday, May 11, 1997. Service 1 p.m. Thursday, Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta.

Survivors: sons, Robert, Jr. of Wichita, Raymond of Park City, Ronald of Unadilla, Ga.; sister, Beverly Williams of Augusta; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorial has been established with Alcoholics Anonymous, Central Office. Cochran Mortuary.
(Wichita Eagle ~ May 13, 1997)


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