Charles E. McDonald passed away on July 4, 2010, at the Hospice House in Hutchinson, KS. He was born on April 19, 1934, in Garden City, KS to Elbert "Jeff" and Lena Mae Harper McDonald. He was the oldest of three children. After graduating from Satanta High School in 1952 he attended Kansas University. He graduated from there in May 1956. Charles returned to his hometown after graduation where he married Charlene McCoy of Dodge City. He began working for his uncle Lester at the Farmers Grain and Merchandise until 1966. It was then that he purchased the Phillips 66 and started McDonald Oil Company. He took over the family farming business in the 1960's. He was partner of Cimarron Valley Inc. of Liberal KS. In April of 1985, Charles married Anna Marciano Kauffman of Liberal KS. The couple retired in 1989 and had had homes in Arizona, Colorado and Kansas. 

Charles had served on many boards and committees over his life. He was a 32 degree Mason and was a 50 year member of the Masonic Lodge. He was a member of the Midian Shrine Club. He served 29 years on the State Bank of Satanta board of directors. He was past president of the Satanta Chamber of Commerce, Satanta District Hospital board member, Satanta City Council board member, past president of USD #507 school board and Satanta Recreation Commission board member. Charles had served as a volunteer fireman for the city of Satanta. He served as the sexton of the Satanta Cemetery for over 35 years. Charles was one of the founding members of the Satanta Lions Club. He was treasurer of the Cancer Society of Reno County just a few years back and had volunteered at the Kansas State Fair. Charles was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church, Hutchinson, KS. 

Survivors include: his wife, Anna McDonald, Hutchinson; daughter, Sally Fankhauser Kotulak and husband John, Topeka, KS; sons, Scott McDonald and wife Shirley, Satanta, KS, Mark McDonald and wife Debby, Prairie Village, KS; eight grandchildren; two sisters, Jeanette Taton of Denver, Colo. and Joyce Hedden and husband Mike of Colleyville, Texas; and many other relatives and a host of friends. He was preceded in death by his parents. 

Cremation has taken place. There will be a memorial service at Elliott Mortuary Chapel in Hutchinson on Wednesday, July 7, 2010, at 1 p.m. Friends may sign the book today until service Wednesday at Elliott Mortuary. A memorial service will be held at the Satanta United Methodist Church on Friday, July 9, 2010, at 10 a.m. Inurnment will follow at the Satanta Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to: Hospice House of Reno County, Trinity United Methodist Church or the Satanta United Methodist Church, in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501 or Haskell County Funeral Home, PO Box 607, Sublette, KS, 67877. Please visit www.elliottmortuary.com to leave a personal message for the family.
(Hutchinson News ~ Tuesday ~ July 6, 2010)


SATANTA -- Graveside service for Ralph Edwin Hicks, 70, will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Satanta Cemetery. 

Mr. Hicks died Friday, Dec. 9, 2011, at Liberty (Mo.) Hospital. 

He was born March 22, 1941, in Hugoton, to Herman and Ada McClure Hicks. 

Mr. Hicks was a civil engineer for the Kansas State Highway Department. 

On Nov. 10, 1963, he married Patricia Correll in Satanta. She survives. On April 4, 1981, he married Catherine Jean Dreher in Wichita. She preceded him in death as did his parents; two brothers, Louis and Arland Hicks; and a sister, Doris Hofsas. On Aug. 4, 2003, he married Vida Shipman in Arcadia, Mo. She survives. Other survivors include a son, Mac Hicks of El Dorado; a daughter, Edi Logan of El Dorado; three stepsons, Larry Gasper of Overland Park, Thomas Gasper of Bartlesville, Okla., and Daniel Edwards of Platte City, Mo.; a sister, Phyllis Gray of Satanta; a grandchild; and 10 stepgrandchildren. 

There will be no visitation. 

Memorials are suggested to the Satanta Alumni Association, in care of Haskell County Funeral Home, Box 607, Sublette, KS 67877.
(Garden City Telegram ~ Monday ~ May 21, 2012)


ELKHART -- Marjorie Fern Scott, 79, of Elkhart, died Friday, July 5, 2002, at Via Christi/St. Francis Campus, Wichita. 

She was born Jan. 29, 1923, to William and Jane (Means) Beck in Satanta. 

She married Max Niel Scott Dec. 24, 1945, in Garden City. He survives. 

She had been a resident of Elkhart since 1977, and she was a homemaker. 

She was a member of HDU in Flagler, Colo., and had worked as an Amway dealer in Elkhart. 

Other survivors include four sons, Bill Scott, Colorado Springs, Colo., Tom Scott and Ron Scott, both of Elkhart; and Dave Scott, Hereford, Texas; and six grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by herparents; one brother, Verlin Sewell; one daughter, Theresa Munkres; and one son-in-law, Clay Metcalf. 

* Funeral services were at 1 p.m. today at First Church of God in Elkhart with the Rev. Ron Crosley presiding. 

Burial followed at the Satanta Cemetery in Satanta. 

Memorials are suggested to the Morton County Hospital in Elkhart. 

Harrell Funeral Home, Elkhart, was in charge of arrangements.
(Southwest Daily Times ~ Liberal, KS ~ Monday ~ July 8, 2002)


GUYMON, Okla. -- Muriel Hanson, 87, died Saturday, Feb. 20, 2000, at Memorial Hospital of Texas County in Guymon, Okla. 

She was born Aug. 19, 1912, to John T. and Agnes Pearl (Brown) Rigg in Syracuse. 

She married Harry Bush. He preceded her in death May 1962. 

She moved from Salem, Ark., to Guymon in the early 1990s. 

She was a homemaker and a member of the Salem Presbyterian Church and member of No Mans Land Senior Citizens. 

Survivors include six children, Marion Carter, Guymon, John Bush, Sacramento, Calif., Jean Pippert, Scranton, Murray Bush, Wichita, Gale Pelser, Satanta, and Beulah Tucker, Perrin, Texas; 22 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and two brothers. 

* Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Satanta Cemetery, Satanta, with the Rev. Jim Maynard of Calvary Baptist Church, Guymon, officiating. 

Arrangements are under the direction of Bunch-Roberts Funeral Home, Guymon.
(Southwest Daily Times ~ Liberal, KS ~ Monday ~ February 21, 2000)


Donald D. Devins, 64, of Butler, N.J., formerly of Satanta, retired game warden, died Sunday, June 7, 1987. Service 10 a.m. Thursday, Satanta Cemetery. 

Survivors: sons, Donald D. Jr. of Overland Park, William D. of Salina; daughters, Barbara Jean of Carbondale; stepsons, Ricky L. Fields of Andrews, Texas, Terry L. Fields of Guyman, Okla., Todd L. Fields of Butler, N.J.; seven grandchildren. Phillips Funeral Home, Ulysses.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Tuesday ~ June 9, 1987)


ELKHART Max N. Scott, 86, died Friday, Feb. 22, 2008, at the Morton County Hospital in Elkhart. 

He was born July 1, 1921, in Randall to Bert and Verne (Wildman) Scott. On Dec. 24, 1945, he married Marjorie Beck in Garden City. She preceded him in death on July 5, 2002. 

Max moved to Elkhart in 1976 from eastern Colorado. He was a co-founder of Scott Power and Machine Inc., in Elkhart, where he was a mechanic. Max served in the Army Air Corps in Europe during World War II. 

He enjoyed working and visiting with farmers. 

He is survived by four sons, Ron, Tom and wife, Annette, all of Elkhart, Dave and wife, Patty, of Hereford, Texas, and Bill and wife, Linda, Colorado Springs, Colo.; one sister, Lois Oplinger, Jewell; six grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Ruth Cain and Kathleen Graffis; and one brother, Bob. 

The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. today at the First Church of God in Elkhart, with the Rev. Gary Murrell presiding. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. at the Satanta Cemetery, with the American Legion conducting burial rites. 

Memorials may be given to the donor's choice in care of Garnand Funeral Home, PO Box 854, Elkhart, KS 67950.
(Dodge City Daily Globe ~ Monday ~ February 25, 2008)


LIBERAL - Joseph P. "Jay" Hagaman, 87, died Nov. 18, 2007, at Southwest Medical Center, Liberal. 

He was born Oct. 23, 1920 in Tyrone, Okla., the son of Fred L. Sr. & Abigale L. Elledge Hagaman. He was a longtime resident of Liberal. He graduated in 1938 from Tyrone (Okla.) High School. He also attended Panhandle State College and Northwestern State College. He was a retired businessman, realtor and entrepreneur. 

He attended the First United Methodist Church. 

He was a member of the American Legion Sgt. Lawrence Wimmer Post No. 80, IOOF, Pancake Campers, Family Motor Coach Campers, National Association of Realtors, Elk's Lodge No. 1947 and Rotarian. 

He served in the U.S. Navy Air Corps during World War II. 

On June 3, 1941, he married M. Lucille Moore in Enid, Okla. She died Feb. 4, 1969. On Oct. 29, 1982, he married Lila Oblander Brewer in Liberal. She survives 

Other survivors include: two sons, G. Lynn Hagaman Hillsboro, Doug Brewer, Liberal; three daughters, Cindy Hanrahan Tahlequah, Okla., Karen Mall, Manhattan, and Nancy Lucille Fox, Topeka; a sister, Maurietta Patterson Hutchinson;17 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren 

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Fred L. Hagaman Jr., Eugene L. Hagaman, Norman Dale Hagaman; and a sister, Anna Del Conwell. 

Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ken Hathaway presiding. Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, with the family present from 6:30 to 8 p.m., at Kitch-Brenneman Funeral Home. 

Burial will be in Satanta Cemetery with military honors conducted by the American Legion Post No. 80 Honor Guard. 

In lieu of flowers and plants, memorial may be sent to the Seward County Veterans Services, in care of the funeral home.
(Hutchinson News ~ Tuesday ~ November 20, 2007)


White, Ethel E., 80, homemaker, died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 1994. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Larrison Mortuary, 3 p.m. Friday, Satanta Cemetery. 

Survivors: sons, Donald Dunn of Burton, Texas, Richard Dunn of Great Bend, Larry Dunn of Wichita; daughters, Sondra Sprick of Colby, Diane Klein of Wichita, Sheryl Kiel of Longview, Wash.; 16 grandchildren; 26 great- grandchildren. Memorials have been established with Cunningham United Methodist Church and Youthville. 
(Wichita Eagle ~ Thursday ~ December 22, 1994)


W. Clinton Poppe, 51, purchasing agent, died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 1991. Services 11 a.m. Friday, First Presbyterian Church, Junction City; 10 a.m. Saturday, Satanta Cemetery. 

Survivors: wife, Jorja; sons, Brian of Manhattan, Michael, daughter, Allison both at home; parents, Wilbert and Dorothy of Cimarron; brothers, Weldon of Bellevue, Wash., Clyde of Montezuma; one grandchild. Memorial has been established with First Presbyterian Church. Mass-Hinitt-Alexander Funeral Home. Pretty Prairie
(Wichita Eagle ~ Thursday ~ September 5, 1991)


SUBLETTE -- Fredrick Eldeen Tyler, 70, died Monday, Feb. 12, 2001, at his home in Sublette. 

He was born Sept. 2, 1930, to Ernest Everett and Barbara Fern (Bishop) Tyler in Fowler. 

He married Virginia Ellen Menzie Sept. 2, 1950, in Copeland. She survives. 

He had been a longtime resident of the Sublette area, except for living in central California from 1957 to 1971. 

He was employed by Hoskinson Implement Company in Copeland and later by Boeing Aircraft in Atwater, Calif., for 11 years. 

He had worked for the sheriff's department in Merced County, Calif., from 1962 to 1971, and was the Sublette City Marshall and rural mail carrier for Sublette for several years. 

He was owner and operator of the Copeland Cycle Rinse from 1976 to 1995. 

He was a member of the Sublette Southern Baptist Church in Sublette and past-member of the Kansas Peace Officer's Association.

Other survivors include three daughters, Deanna Lynne Paris and husband, Charlie, Sublette, Joni Rae Campbell and husband, John, Garden City, and Jo Ellen Hadley and husband, Ray, Dodge City; one brother, Jon C. Tyler and wife, Jacque, Yuma, Ariz.; one sister, Joyce Reynolds and husband, Jerry, Copeland; one sister-in-law, Carrie Tyler, Copeland; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; and many other relatives. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Ron Tyler; and one granddaughter, Jessica Hickman. 

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Sublette Southern Baptist Church in Sublette with the Pastor Dan Pearce presiding. 

Burial will be at the Copeland Cemetery in Copeland. 

Friends may call until 8 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Haskell County Funeral Home in Sublette. 

Memorials are suggested to the Sublette Southern Baptist Church, Sublette EMTs or Copeland Cemetery in care of Haskell County Funeral Home, Box 607, Sublette, KS 67877.
(Southwest Daily Times ~ Tuesday ~ February 13, 2001)


SUBLETTE – Michael R. White, 63, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, at his home in Sublette. 

A native of Elkhart, he was born March 7, 1982, to Ray White and Lorene Delay White. 

On Dec. 28, 1974, he married Donna Jane Stapleton. She survives. 

He was a farmer, and grew up farming alongside his dad and brothers in rural Morton County. After marriage, he started farming with his father-in-law, Lee Stapleton in the Banner community just south of Sublette. 

Mr. White was an avid supporter of Sublette Lark sports and took great pride in watching his grandson Alex run track and play basketball. He loved his family and enjoyed getting together with the entire White clan on holidays. He enjoyed watching K-State football and going to games. 

He was a member of the Sublette Church of the Nazarene and served on the board for many years. He also served on the Banner Cemetery Board and the City of Sublette Planning Commission. 

Other survivors include two daughters, Steffanie McAllister and husband Mark, and Kristin Penner and husband Johnny; one son, Michael Ryan White and wife Erin; four brothers, Gary White and wife Deb, Jeff White and wife Deb, Jim White, and Tim White and wife Connie; one sister, Kathi Morgan and husband Don; and grandchildren Alex White, Gage Nelson, Preston White, Rylee McAllister, Levi Penner, Mallory White, Jaxson Penner, and Campbell White. 

He was preceded in death by his father and a nephew, Trevor White.

Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. today at the Sublette Church of the Nazarene, with burial to follow at Banner Cemetery. 

Memorials are suggested to the Sublette Church of the Nazarene in care of Weeks Family Funeral Home & Crematory, P.O. Box 1200, Sublette, Ks 67877. 

Condolences may be left online at WeeksFamilyFuneralHome.com.
(Garden City Telegram ~ Monday ~ August 31, 2015)


SUBLETTE Elva M. Berry, 95, died Friday, Feb. 29, 2008, at Garden Valley Retirement Village, Garden City. 

She was born Jan. 17, 1914, to John and Mary Elizabeth (Eakin) Hickey at Plains. She married Ray Berry on Nov. 19, 1933, at Lamar, Colo. He preceded her in death Jan. 25, 1976. 

Her family moved to Two Buttes, Colo., where she later graduated from high school. After their marriage, she and her husband moved to the Wichita area. They moved to Sublette in 1944, then moved to Copeland before returning to Sublette in late 1963. 

She was a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and homemaker. She worked as a nurse's aide at the Thiemann Clinic for many years. 

She was a member of the United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women, both of Sublette. Additionally, she was a charter member of the organization team at the Pride of Life Senior Center, Sublette. 

She was a resident of Garden Valley Retirement Village. 

Survivors include a son, William A. "Bill" Berry and wife, Paula, Wentzville, Mo.; two daughters, June Menzie and husband, John, Sublette, and Norma Meier, Garden City; one brother, Ray Hickey, Hondo, Texas; six grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; eight brothers; three sisters; a granddaughter, Jennifer Menzie; and a son-in-law, Mike Meier. 

The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. today at the United Methodist Church, Sublette, with the Revs. Keith Fink and Marion Heisey presiding. Burial will be in the Copeland Cemetery. 

Friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time today at the church.

Memorials have been established for either the Pride of Life, Sublette, or the Copeland Cemetery in care of Haskell County Funeral Home, Box 607, Sublette, KS 67877.
(Dodge City Daily Globe ~ Monday ~ March 3, 2008)


DODGE CITY -- James Maynard Woodson, 92, former Copeland resident, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2000, at Manor of the Plains in Dodge City. 

He was born Dec. 15, 1907, to James Mathew and Mayme Suella (Ogle) Woodson in Kingman. 

He married Lula May Craver March 21, 1932, in Dodge City. She survives. 

After graduating from Kingman High School, he started farming south of Copeland in 1928. 

He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Copeland. 

His hobbies included hunting, flying, golfing and fishing. 

He was a member of the Flying Farmers. 

He and his wife spent their winters in Rockport, Texas, until 1995, when they moved to Dodge City. 

He had been a resident of Manor of the Plains for the past year. 

Other survivors include one daughter, Jacqualine Dunham and husband, Jack, Plains; four grandchildren, Janay Blome and husband, Don, Burlingame, Julie Wells and husband, Mark, Lyons, and Joell Dunham, John Dunham and wife, Lori, all of Wichita; and two great-grandchildren, Emma Lenae Dunham and Austin John Wells. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Evelyn Louise Woodson; four brothers, Ralph Woodson, Dudley Woodson, Frank Woodson and Lawrence Woodson; and five sisters, Nellie Woodson, Winnie (Reynolds) Goenner, Hazel Crumley, Vera Woodson and Jane Turner. 

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the United Methodist Church in Copeland with the Revs. Warren Cico and Dick Robbins presiding. 

Burial will be at the Copeland Cemetery in Copeland. 

Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Montezuma Funeral Home in Montezuma. 

Memorials are suggested to the Southwest Kansas Area Agency on Aging for the Copeland Senior Citizen Building, in care of Montezuma Funeral Home, Box 421, Montezuma, KS 67867.
(Southwest Daily Times ~ Wednesday ~ November 8, 2000)


SUBLETTE Paul H. "Butch" Blackmore, age 93, of Sublette died Saturday March 29, 2008 at Satanta District Hospital, Satanta. 

The son of William Monfort and Mary Emily (Golden) Blackmore, he was born July 17, 1914, at Matfield Green in Chase County. 

He and Hazel Lucille Raner were married Nov. 24, 1946 at Sublette. They shared life together for over 61 years. He and his wife moved into the Satanta Long Term Care, Satanta, when they could no longer take care of themselves. 

He was a retired meat cutter, worked for Ideal Grocery in Sublette and was a Haskell County sheriff for 26 years. He was a member of the Christian Church, Sublette, American Legion Post 205 and a lifetime member of the Masonic Lodge both in Sublette an Garden City. 

Survivors include his wife, Hazel; four daughters, Lawanda Blankenship, Sublette, Pauline Nelson and husband Ted, Pinedale, Wyo., Mary Watston and husband Steve, Sublette, Bonnie Starke and husband Bill, Dodge City; seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one step-great-grandchild. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, Frank, Walker Mason and Jack Blackmore, one sister as an infant, Helen Virginia Blackmore and one son-in-law, Kent Blankenship. 

A memorial has been established for the American Heart Association. Memorials may be mailed to Haskell County Funeral Home, Box 607, Sublette, KS 67877. 

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Christian Church, Sublette with David Erwin presiding. Military graveside services will be conducted by the Sublette American Legion Post No. 205 with burial in the Haskell County Cemetery, Sublette. 

Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Haskell County Funeral Home.
(Dodge City Daily Globe ~ Monday ~ March 31, 2008)

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