ABRIL, MICHAEL C. J.

Abril Michael C.J., 57, Wichita Veterans Administration Regional Center veterans representative, passed away Feb. 10, 2009. Rosary 6 p.m. Friday; funeral mass 10 a.m. Saturday, both at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Viewing and visitation prior to each service.

Survivors: wife, Cathy; sons, Michael II, Robert; daughter, Arienne all of Wichita; father, Frank of Gold Canyon, Ariz. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, 383 Main Ave., 5th Floor, Norwalk, CT 06851. Baker Funeral Home, Wichita.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Feb. 12, 2009)

ADAMS, CHRISTOPHER RYAN

Adams, Christopher Ryan, 3 months, died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2001. Rosary 7 p.m. Monday; service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, both at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church.

Survivors: parents, Charles IV and Julia Adams of Wichita; brother, Charles V of the home; grandparents, Charles Adams III, Dennis and Margarita Schulte; great-grandfather, Francis Schulte all of Wichita. Cochran Mortuary. Condolen ces may be sent to the family via www.cochranmortuary.com
(Wichita Eagle ~ Sept. 30, 2001)

AKAO, SAMUEL FRANCIS

Akao, Samuel Francis, 45, Wichita State University College of Education Advisor, died Monday Nov. 8, 1999. Visitation 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Downing & Lahey Mortuary East; Rosary 7 p.m. Thursday; service 10 a.m. Friday, both at Church of the Resurrection.

Survivors: wife, Janice; sons, Damien, David, daughter, Karen, all of the home; brothers, Emmet and Alan both of Honolulu; sister, Francine Swedberg of Kailua, Hawaii. Memorial has been established with American Lung Association 4300 SW Drury,Topeka, Kan. 66604.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Nov. 10, 1999)

ALTUM, GEORGE DAVID

Altum, George David, 61, retired State of Kansas Parole Officer, entered eternal life Thurs, April 15, 2010. Preceded in death by parents, Richard and Woneta (Brainard) Altum and sister, Ann Schmidt. Survived by wife, Marilyn A. Altum; son, Joel David Altum; daughters, Jennifer and Greg Barnhill and Sheila and Sean Bennington; brother, Vince Altum; sisters, Joan Menzie and Mary Altum; 5 grandchildren. Rosary 7 p.m., Sunday, and Funeral Mass 10 a.m., Monday, both at St. Anne Catholic Church. Memorial with Marine Corp League Air Capital Detachment #773, PO Box 13411, Wichita, KS 67213 attention to Tricycle Fund or Toys for Tots. Condolences may be offered at www.devorssflanaganhunt.com
(Wichita Eagle ~ April 18, 2010)

ANDERSON, CORA E.

Anderson, Cora E., 76, retired Sisters of St. Joseph employee and volunteer and Via Christi Regional Medical Center-St. Joseph Campus information desk operator, died Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2000. Memorial service 10 a.m. Friday, All Saints Catholic Church.

Survivors: sons, Francis Dehart of Lawrence, Ronald Thomas of Wichita; daughter, Sharon Craft of Haysville; brother, Phillip Tompkins of Denver; sister, Floydyne Lippoldt of Fort Morgan, Colo. Memorial established with Wichita Fellowship Club. Hillside Funeral Home East.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Nov. 30, 2000)

ANDRADE-MARTINEZ, MIGUEL ANGEL

Andrade Martinez, Miguel Angel, 13, Mayberry Middle School student went to be with the Lord Sunday, June 20, 2010. Rosary, 7 p.m., Thursday; Funeral Mass, 10 a.m., Friday, both at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Survivors include his mother, Silvia Martinez; father, Miguel Andrade; siblings, Maribel, German & Ismael Andrade as well as numerous grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. A memorial has been established with the Miguel Andrade Memorial Fund, c/o Southwest National Bank. To sign a guest book or leave a condolence, go to www.cochranmortuary.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ June 23, 2010)

ARBERTHA, SAMMIE FAYE EDWARDS

Arbertha, Sammie Faye (Edwards), 54, retired schoolteacher and real estate broker, died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 1999. Rosary 7 p.m. today, service 11 a.m. Friday, both at Holy Savior Catholic Church.

Preceded in death: father, Samuel Edwards; brother, Thomas Wesley Edwards.

Survivors: son, Cullen Wesley Arbertha, daughter, Kathleen (Elise) Edwards, mother, Ida Mae Edwards, sisters, Kathleen A. McIntosh, Cheryl L. Pope, grandchildren, Alexys Elise Edwards, Wesley Lamont Jones, aunts, Johnnie Morgan, Doris Ware, all of Wichita; host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Van-Gettis Funeral Services.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Dec. 31, 1999)

ARDISSONE, LAWRENCE

Ardissone, Lawrence (Larry) aka Indiana Jones and MacGyver, 71 Loving husband, devoted father and grandfather, loyal friend; passed away from Lung Cancer on Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 surrounded by family. He was born on May 30, 1939 in Bronx, New York. He graduated from Samuel Gompers Vocational and Technical High School in New York. He entered the U.S. Air Force in 1959 and was stationed in France, Texas, Hawaii and Kansas, retiring with 22 years of service. Larry was an active member of St. Anne's Catholic Church. He loved to work the Parish grounds, helped to build the Adoration Chapel. He was a Life member of Botanica where he volunteered for many years; dedicated to handling the electrical needs and troubleshooting for Illuminations; enjoying activities of the Tuesday Crew. He received the Garden Star Award in 2003. He had numerous hobbies, including membership in #4118 Knights of Columbus, Camping Squares Camping Club, Mid-America Treasure Hunter's Club in Hutchinson, Ks, Iris flower club, a volunteer driver for the American Red Cross and a square dancer. He loved to travel; fulfilled his lifelong dream when he traveled to Alaska. Preceded in death by his parents Marta & Michele Ardissone. He is survived by his caring wife Patricia Ann of the home, son Eric (Natausha) Ardissone, of Crestview, Florida , daughters Jayneen Mills and Joyce (Lelan) Kirk of Wichita, Kansas, his four grandchildren Tezja (David) Panzik, and Alexandria Ardissone of Florida, Brandon Westervelt and Ryley Kirk of Wichita, Kansas. One brother Frank Ardissone of Mt. Kisco, New York, sisters Mary (Eugene) Albasi of Bronx, New York and Florence Norton of Lakeland, Florida. Numerous cousins in Italy, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews and countless friends who loved him. Memorials can be sent to St. Anne's Catholic Church & Botanica, The Wichita Gardens, and Children's Garden. Rosary 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept 30, 2010 at St Anne's Catholic Church 2801 S Seneca. Funeral Mass 10 a.m., Friday, October 1, 2010, burial to follow at Ascension Cemetery 45th Street North between Woodlawn Ave and Rock Road.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Sept. 29, 2010)

AYALLA, MARY

Ayalla, Mary, 72, died Dec. 22, 2005. Rosary 7pm Mon, Affinity Mortuary: Mass 10am Tues, Blessed Sacrament Church. Survivors: sons, Victor, Patrick, Mark, David; daughters, Nita Garrison, Mary Ann Michel, Rita Sancho; brothers, Raymond, Richard, Victor & Louie Falcon; sisters, Frances Reyes, Inez Nevaquaya, Angela Ayala; 22 grandchildren.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Dec. 27, 2005)

AYALLA, RONALD G.

Ayalla, Ronald G., 45, Pilot Insurance Catastrophe adjuster, died Tuesday, May 11, 1999. Rosary 7 p.m. Friday, service 10 a.m. Saturday, both at DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary.

Survivors: wife, Deborah; son, Aaron of Wichita; daughters, Stacia, Roni Jean, both of Wichita, Keri Tunnell of Wellington; mother, Mary, brothers, Victor, Richard, Mark, David, all of Wichita, Patrick of Fresno, Calif.; sisters, Nita Garrison of Wichita, Rita Sancho of Fresno, Mary Ann Michel of Caldwell; grandmother, Ramona Falcon of Wichita; four grandchildren.
(Wichita Eagle ~ May 13, 1999)

AYALLA, VICTOR EUGENE

Ayalla, Victor Eugene, 67, of Fresno, Calif., former Wichita and Wellington resident, A&A Body Shop owner, died Saturday, Sept. 4, 1993. Service 2 p.m. Thursday, Yost & Webb Funeral Home.

Survivors: wife, Mary; sons, Victor Jr., Ronald, Richard, all of Wichita, Mark, Patrick, David, all of Fresno; daughters, Juanita Garrison, Maryann Michel, both of Wichita, Rita Sanchez of Fresno; sisters, Beatrice Gonzales, Mary Ortiz, both of Wichita; 19 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Sept. 8, 1993)

BACHRODT, HERMAN L.

Bachrodt, Herman L. 82, loving husband, father, and Poppa went to be with God in Heaven on June 13, 2010 and is now reunited with his beloved Jackie, the love of his life. He died peacefully surrounded by his children and grandchildren. Born in Des Moines, IA to the late Louis and Loretta (Hurley) Bachrodt and preceded in death by wife Jacqueline, brother Lou, and sister Mary Aschenbrenner. Survivors: children, Lori and Mark Torline of Whittier, CA, Becky and Joe Verbeckmoes and Missi and Blaine Knott all of Wichita, Kelly and Kerri Bachrodt of Edmond, OK, Casey Bachrodt and Kristin Altimari of Wichita and Cathy Bachrodt of Wichita; eighteen grandchildren, Jason, Kristi, Ryan, Jamie, Tim, Craig, Pete, Bailey, Jeff, Jake, Jessica, Josh, Jaclyn, Courtney, Kalee, Abby, Samantha and Carson; brother, Paul Bachrodt; sisters, Eileen, Helen and Margie. Herm was recruited to Wichita in 1951 to become St. Mary's Cathedral High School Head Basketball Coach for 4 years, moving on to Head Basketball Coach and Athletic Director at Kapaun Memorial High School, where he taught and coached for 12 years. In 1967, he started the Intercollegiate Athletic Program at Sacred Heart College (now Newman University) and was named Athletic Director and Head Basketball Coach. In 1972, he became the Senior Director of Public Relations for Pizza Hut and authored and directed the Nationally Recognized Pizza Hut All Star Classic in Las Vegas, NV. He later partnered with dear friend, Larry Fugate, and became a Pizza Hut franchisee. In tribute to his service as a coach and athletics director, he was among the inaugural inductees to the athletics halls of fame at both Kapaun Mt. Carmel and Newman University. He has also been a generous benefactor, and in recognition of his gifts Kapaun Mt. Carmel will name its new athletic facility the Coach Herm and Jackie Bachrodt Athletic Complex. Most recently, in May 2010 Herm was awarded the Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa degree at Newman University. Herm has touched and influenced many lives and will be greatly missed by all. Funeral arrangements are handled by Downing & Lahey Mortuary 6555 E. Central, Wichita, KS 67206. Rosary will be at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 16 with Funeral Mass at 10 a.m., on Thursday, June 17, 2010 both at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 1321 N. Stratford, Wichita, KS 67206. Memorials have been established with Kapaun Mt. Carmel Athletics, 8506 E. Central, Wichita, 67206 and Newman University Athletics, 3100 W. McCormick, Wichita, 67213. Tributes to the family via www.dlwichita.com
(Wichita Eagle ~ June 15, 2010)

BACHRODT, JACQUELINE M. ZOSEL

Bachrodt, Jacqueline M. "Jackie" (Zosel), 71, wife, mother, grandmother and avid golfer, died peacefully Sunday, November 7, 2004. Jackie was born March 3, 1933 to Raymond and Myrabelle Zosel, in Wadena, MN. Rosary: 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, November 9, Funeral Mass: 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, November 10, both at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Survivors include husband, Herman; children, Lori & Mark Torline, Whittier, CA, Becky & Joe Verbeckmoes, Missi & Blaine Knott, Casey & Cathy Bachrodt, all of Wichita, KS, and Kelly & Kerri Bachrodt, Edmond, OK; brothers, Jim Zosel, Minneapolis, MN and Tom Zosel, Chicago, IL; 17 grandchildren. Memorials have been established with: Hospice Care of Kansas 3241 E. Victor Place Wichita, KS 67208, Kapaun-Mt. Carmel High School 8506 E. Central Wichita, KS 67206, and Newman University 3100 McCormick Wichita, KS 67213. Tributes may be sent to the family via: www.downingandlahey.com. Downing & Lahey East Mortuary.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Nov. 8, 2004)

BARBA, ESTRELLA G.

Barba, Estrella G., M.D., 63, doctor of child and adolescent psychiatry, died Sunday April 3, 2005. Services pending with Downing and Lahey Mortuary East.
(Wichita Eagle ~ April 4, 2005)

BARR, ELSIE GERTRUDE

Barr, Elsie Gertrude, 93, homemaker and bookkeeper, died Friday, Feb. 26, 1999. Service 10 a.m. Monday, Hillside Funeral Home East.

Survivors: son, Gary of Wichita; sisters, Alice Wiseman of Pendelton, Ore., Edna Waterman of Rosalia, Wash.; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Memorial has been established with Catholic Care Center, Wichita.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Feb. 27, 1999)

BARRIENTOS, SANDRA J.

Barrientos, Sandra J. "Brown," Beech (Raytheon) Aircraft Co. tax dept. employee, died Friday, Sept. 15, 2000. Rosary 7 p.m. Sunday, Byrd Hillside Funeral Home Midtown; service 1 p.m. Monday, St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church, Andover.

Survivors: husband, John; daughter, Shawna Conger, Shelley Clark both of Wichita; stepsons and stepdaughters-in-law, J.R. and Annette Barrientos, Mark Barrientos, James and Lisa Barrientos all of Wichita; stepdaughter and stepson-in-law, Denise and Guy Rivard of Surree, Canada; brothers, Marvin M. Rogers Jr. of Phoenix, Lawrence D. Rogers of Belle Vista, Ark.; sisters, Judy A. Thornton of Wichita, Barbara J. Rogers of Hartford; grandchildren, Samantha Conger, Amanda Black, Johnny Conger, Allison Clark, Christopher Conger, Austin Clark.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Sept. 16, 2000)

BATES, DOLORES CATHERINE

Bates, Dolores Catherine, 84, died July 3, 2009.Funeral service 10:30 am, Tuesday, Church of the Resurrection, 4910 N. Woodlawn, Bel Aire, KS.Dolores was born December 18, 1924 in Andale, Kansas.She married Alvie R. Bates on February 22, 1943.Dolores was employed by Sears for 23 years, retiring in 1986.She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph P. and Sephrina Orth; brothers, Leroy, Dennis, Edward, Harold, Clarence, Daniel and Joe, Jr.; and sisters, Mary Orth and Geneva Barnum.Survivors include her husband, Alvie; daughters, Barbara (Rick) Watkins of Spring Branch, TX and Linda (Don) McGinty of Wichita, KS; sons, John (Teri), Jerry, Robert and Bill (Ginny) all of Wichita, KS; sister, Jan Orth of Wichita, KS; brother, Justin Orth of Kansas City; 14 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.Memorials have been established with the Church of the Resurrection for mass intentions and the Alzheimer's Association.Send condolences at www.CozineMemorial.com.Services by Broadway Mortuary.
(Wichita Eagle ~July 6, 2009)

BATISTE, LAURA MAE

Batiste, Laura Mae, 67, homemaker, died November 12, 2003. Rosary Thursday, 7PM, Jackson Chapel. Service Friday, 2PM, Holy Savior Catholic Church.

Survivors: sons: Derrick G Batiste, Oakland, CA; Darryl A (DaNita) Batiste, Wichita; daughters: Jennifer L (Kevin) Holland, Wichita; Kim L (Norvell Jr) Bufford, Wichita; Daphanie A (Kevin) Pointer, St Louis, MO; mother, Amelia P Toussand, Lake Charles, LA; 6 grandchildren: Adrian, Allie, Darrian, Darvin, Kailee, Kevin. Preceded in death by daughter Gwendolyn. Jackson Mortuary.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Nov. 14, 2003)

BECKER, KARL EDMUND, SR.

Becker, Karl Edmund Sr., 90, Retired Independent Petroleum Geologist, passed away peacefully at his home Saturday, October 14, 2006. Rosary is 7:00 pm Tuesday and Funeral Mass is 10:30 am Wednesday both at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. He was born on November 6, 1915 in Ravenna, Ohio, graduated from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio and continued graduate studies in Geology at the University of Kansas. On November 26, 1941, Karl married Virginia Ochs. He served as a captain with the 8th Army Air Force in England during World War II. He has lived in Wichita since 1951. Karl was active in the Kansas Geologic al Society (past president and honorary member), Advisory Board University of Kansas Geology Department, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists and Petroleum Club of Wichita (past officer). Virginia and Karl were founding members of Saint Thomas Aquinas Parish. He is survived by his wife of 64 years Virginia, brother William Becker (Ronnie) of Northwood, NH, sons and daughter: Dr. Karl Becker Jr. (Gail) of Leawood, KS; Paul Becker (Sharon) of Wichita; Ruthie Gillespie (James) of Wichita; and Bruce Becker of Morrison, CO; grandchildren: Karl Becker III (Kitty) of Louisville, CO; Pattie Lee Becker of Boulder, CO; Chris Becker and Debbie Grylicki (Matt) of Denver, CO; Jamie Becker of Newport, CA; Ann Gillespie of Cincinnati, OH; Jane Pryor (Jon) of Whittier, CA; Caroline Gillespie of Wichita; 3 great grandchildren and Lincoln, his dog. Memorials have been established with Kansas Geological Foundation, Alzheimer's Association and Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice. Tributes may be sent to the family via downingandlahey.com, Downing and Lahey East Mortuary.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Oct. 17, 2006)

BEHRING, WILLIAM

Behring, William, 76, Western Uniform and Towel Service Inc. founder and past president, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2001. Service 10 a.m. Monday, Church of the Magdalen.

Mr. Behring was born in Rock Springs, Wyo. He received his education at the University of Tulsa and University of Oklahoma.

He served in the Navy from 1943 to 1946.

Mr. Behring founded Western Uniform and Towel Service Inc. in 1946 and retired in 1990.

Survivors: wife of 55 years, Arlene; son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Diane Behring of Wichita; daughters and sons-in-law, Pam Behring and Michael McBride of Spokane, Wash., Regna and Randall Whittaker of Augusta; grandchildren, Mary Behring McBride, William Behring McBride both of Spokane, Kelly Behring, Matthew Behring, Kory Behring all of Wichita. Memorial established with Kansas Humane Society, 4218 Southeast Blvd., Wichita 67210. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Nov. 4, 2001)

BEILMAN, JOSEPH J.

Beilman, Joseph J., 78, retired musician and carpenter, died Friday, June 28, 1996. Rosary 8 p.m. Monday, Downing & Lahey Mortuary; service 11 a.m. Tuesday, St. Jude Catholic Church.

Survivors: wife, Olivia Lidy; daughters, Sheila Pfeifer of Austin, Texas, Stephanie Hentzen of Wichita; brothers, Fred, William, Robert, all of Hays, Emil, Melvin, both of Wichita, Wilfred of Penn Valley, Calif., Ben of Topeka, Gerald of Denver; sister, Mary Ann Deskins of Wichita; five grandchildren; one great-grandchildren. Downing & Lahey Mortuary. Memorial has been established with the St. Jude Cathloic Church.
(Wichita Eagle ~ June 30, 1996)

BELEN, ELSA SAYOC

Belen, Elsa Sayoc, 84, retired pharmacist, loving wife, mother and grandmother, passed away Saturday, June 4, 2011. Visitation with the family will be 6-8:30 p.m., Thursday, June 9 at Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. Rosary, Friday, 6:30 P.M. June 10, Funeral Mass Saturday, 10:00 A.M. both at St. Thomas Aquinas. Preceded in death by husband, Dr. Ernesto A. Belen Sr. and son, Enrico S. Belen. Survivors: children Emeline (Eustaquio II) Abay, Sharon Bernal, Ernesto Jr. (Mary Ann Chang), Erwin (Ivy) Belen and Eleanor; grandchildren, Christine (Jeff) Kavlick, Eustaquio Michael III (Cathy Barba), Erl, Casey, Anthony Ian and Emily Abay, Samantha, Stephanie, Ernest Ivan and Sabrina Belen, Ysabella Sage; great grandchildren; Michael Abay, Bennett and Mia Kavlick, Audrey and Jayden Barba. Elsa was born to Dr. David T. Sayoc and Amparo Azcarate on November 26, 1926 and was a graduate of University of the Philippines in 1950. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. Tributes may be sent to the family via www.dlwichita.com
(Wichita Eagle ~ June 7, 2011)

BELEN, ERNESTO ALCANTARA, SR.

Belen, Ernesto Alcantara Sr., 76, retired dentist, died Friday, Feb. 4, 2000. Service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church.

Survivors: wife, Elsa; sons and daughters-in-law, Enrico and Sharon of the Philippines, Ernesto Jr. and Mary Ann Chang, Erwin and Ivy, all of Wichita; daughters and son-in-law, Emeline Belen-Abay and Eustaquio O. Abay II, Eleanor Belen, all of Wichita; brother, Isolde of San Jose, Calif.; sisters, Amelia Sanchez, Estela Alabastro, Corazon Belen, Rosalia Asistido, all of San Jose; grandchildren, Christine Kavlick, Michael, Erl, Casey, Anthony Ian and Emily Abay, Samantha, Stephanie, Ernest and Sabrina Belen; great-grandson, Michael Abay. Memorials have been established with St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church and Hospice Inc. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Feb. 7, 2000)

BERGKAMP, ROBERT L. "BOB"

Bergkamp, Robert L. "Bob," 69, Bob Bergkamp Construction Co. presi, died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 1996. Wake 7:30 p.m. today, service 11 a.m. Saturday, both at St. Mary's Cathedral. Downing & Lahey Mortuary.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Oct. 18, 1996)

BICKEL, REBEKAH ELIZABETH

Bickel, Rebekah Elizabeth "Becky," 18, Emporia State University student and a child of God, died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2002, at Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, Wash. Rosary 6:30 p.m. today, service 1 p.m. Monday, both at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Andover.

Becky was one of the Class of 2002 Wichita Eagle Special Achievement Award recipients. She also belonged to Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority.

Preceded in death by grandfathers, Kenneth Meyers and Roger Bickel.

Survivors: parents, Gary and Judy Bickel, brother, Joshua Bickel, all of Wichita; grandmothers, Nona Meyers of Kansas City, Mo., Josephine Bickel of Benson, N.C.; uncles and aunts, Mike and Nancy Clayton of Kansas City, Mo., Col. Bill and Pat Bickel of Benson, N.C.; cousins, Patrick Clayton of Kansas City, Mo., Amanda Nosalek, Midshipman William Bickel, Jr., both of Benson, N.C., Capt. Christina Bickel of Savannah, Ga. Memorials established with Rebekah Bickel Endowment, Emporia State University Foundation, c/o Sauder Alumni, 1500 Highland, Emporia, KS 66801 and Make-A-Wish Foundation of Kansas Inc., 2016 N. Amidon, Wichita, KS 67203. Downing and Lahey Mortuary East Chapel. Condolences may be sent to the family via www.downingandlahey.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Dec. 29, 2002)

BLANC, MARGARET E.

Blanc, Margaret E., 72, homemaker, died Monday Nov. 1, 1999. Service 1 p.m. today, both at Church of the Resurrection.

Survivors: sons, Gary of Rose Hill, Warren of Kechi; daughter, Cathy Anderson of Wichita; brothers, Elmer Wolke of Wichita, Ralph Wolke, Donald Wolke both of Derby; sisters, Dorothy Schulte of Wichita, Evelyn Bagwell of Calif., Betty White of Haysville, Ann Wolke, Lucille Wolke both of Derby; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Church of the Resurrection Building Fund. DeVorss-Flanagan- Hunt Mortuary.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Nov. 4, 1999)

BLANC, WALTER W. "WALT", JR.

Blanc, Walter W. "Walt" Jr., 65, retired Valley Center Trucking truck driver, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 1997. Service is pending.

Survivors: wife, Margaret; sons, Gary of Rose Hill, Warren of Wichita; daughter, Cathy Anderson of Wichita; sisters, Isadean Spangler of Chapman, Verona Baldwin of Seattle; seven grandchildren. Memorial has been established with the American Heart Association. De Vorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Jan. 14, 1997)

BLISSETT, ELIZABETH "BETTY"

Blissett, Betty, 76, homemaker, died Monday, October 22, 2007. Funeral Mass 10:00 A.M., Thursday, both at Church of the Resurrection, Bel Aire. Preceded in death by husband, Aud, son, David and brothers, Jerry and Bob. Survivors: children, Glenn Blissett (Judy) of Gravenhurst, Ontario, Pamela Morris (Charles) of Sydney, Australia, Scott Blissett (Norma) of Cranbrook, British Columbia, Mark Blissett (Randi) of Wichita, John Blissett (Leanne) of Benton, AR and Mary Odette (Randy) of Wichita, sister, Mary Patricia Alex of Orange, CA; grandchildren, David, Dan, Paul, Michelle, Tim, Andrew, Jessie, Jennifer, Emily, Doug, Matthew, Hope, Sam, Stephen, Joseph, Philip, Aaron, John, Marial and Gabrielle; great-grandchildren, Zoey, Christian, Gage, Jackson, Bella, Jonathan, Colby, Katelyn and Christina. A memorial has been established with Catholic Charities, 532 N. Broadway, Wichita, KS, 67214. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. www.dlwichita.com
(Wichita Eagle ~ Oct. 25, 2007)

BOYD, LAUREN NICOLE

Boyd, Lauren Nicole, 19, passed away, Sunday, February 8, 2009. The Rosary will be 7:00 P.M., Wednesday, February 11 and the Funeral Mass will be 10:00 A.M., Thursday, February 12, both at Church of the Magdalen. Survivors include parents, John and Brenda Boyd, sisters, Erika Boyd (Chris Phillips), Andrea Boyd (James O'Donnell) and Alicia Boyd (Blake Watts), nephew, Jacoby O'Donnell and niece, Taylor Phillips, grandparents, Ed & Mae Kirner, all of Wichita and Charles & Louise Boyd of Dayton, OH. A memorial has been established with the Penguin Cove, c/o the Sedgwick County Zoo. Downing and Lahey Mortuary East. Tributes may be sent to this family via www.dlwichita.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Feb. 11, 2009)

BOYDSTON, BRUCE "LYLE"

Boydston, Bruce "Lyle," 81, devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed May 1, 2005. Visitation 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday; rosary 7 p.m. Wednesday, both at Hillside Funeral Home East; mass 10 a.m. Thursday, All Saints Catholic Church. Bruce retired from Boeing in the inventory department. He was born July 11, 1923 in Kansas City, MO. He was preceded in death by the love of his mother and father, Virginia and Charles. Bruce is survived and will be greatly missed by his loving family, his wife, Mary M. of 58 years, all of Wichita; son, Michael Boydston and daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Steve Shanks; two grandchildren, Jeanie and husband, Robert Andrist and Christopher Shanks; two great-grandchildren, Katelyn and Kassidy Andrist, with two identical twin boys on the way anytime; one sister, Lorraine Boydston of Hutchinson. In Nov. of 1945, Bruce met Mary M. Davitt. They were married June 21, 1947 at St. Mary's Cathedral in Wichita. He was drafted into the Air Force in 1943 and was assigned to the Air Force base in Buckley, CO. Bruce is a WWII Veteran, where he served at the Battle of the Bulge and the Normandy invasion. Bruce worked for Derby Oil Co. for 23 years. For 4 years he worked for a handball and racquet ball club, court club east and the last 6 years he worked for Boeing Airplane Co., from which he retired at 62 years of age. Bruce was an avid competitive handball player who won the City of Wichita singles 12 years in a row, plus several doubles and state titles. Bruce played 13 national players and traveled all over the United States for handball tournaments. He was Kansas Commissioner of the United States Handball Association for may years. He also belonged to the Cosmopol itan Club of downtown Wichita. Bruce had a love for his cats and dog. Bruce loved the outdoors, where he would watch the birds outside. His favorite bird is the red bird. Bruce was a very family oriented man, had a great sense of humor, and always had a smile of his face. Bruce loved life to the fullest and he will be missed by everyone who knew and loved him. Hillside Funeral Home East - 682-5575
(Wichita Eagle ~ May 4, 2005)

BRAUN, WILLIAM T., JR.

Braun Jr., MD, William T., 94, retired physician and surgeon, died Friday, March 18, 2005. William was born in Memphis, TN in 1910. He received an MD degree from the University of Tennessee. He married Marion Briglia in 1936 and they had two children: William T. Braun III and Carolyn Grace Braun. Dr. Braun served in the U.S. Navy in WWII and afterwards, he and his family moved to Pittsburg, KS. He practiced medicine and surgery there until retirement in 1969. He and his wife moved to Port Orange, FL in 1978. They were world travelers, visiting Africa, Europe, Asia and South America. He was an avid golfer, bridge player and hunter. Marion Braun died in 1989. Carolyn Braun Murray died in 1994. Dr. Braun moved to Wichita, KS in 2003 to be nearer to his son. Survivors include: son, William T. Braun III and wife, Susie; son-in-law, Robert K. Murray of Columbia, MO; grandchildren, Gretchen and Frank Vidergar of Silver Springs, MD, Kirstin and Rob Kellner of Rockford, MI, Gordon and Julianne Braun of Chicago, IL, Rob and Debbie Murray of Columbia, MO, Mark Murray of Kansas City; seven great-grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel on Wednesday, March 23, 2005 at 10:30 A.M. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the American Cancer Society. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. Tributes may be sent to the family via www.downingandla hey.com
(Wichita Eagle ~ March 20, 2005)

BROWN, GENVIEVE OVIEDO

Brown, Genevieve Oviedo, 87, retired registered nurse, died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2001. Service 1 p.m. Friday, St. Thomas Aquinas Adoration Chapel.

Survivors: husband, Edward; daughter, Joyce B. Wagner of Wichita; sisters, Josephine Mitchell of Houston, Sr. Sophia Oviedo of San Antonio; grandchi ldren, John Wagner, Joan Wagner. Memorial established with St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 1321 Stratford Lane, Wichita 67206. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Oct. 19, 2001)

BUI, THANH THI

Bui, Thanh Thi, 56, homemaker, passed away on Wed. April 29, 2009. Rosary's Sat. 7pm May 2nd, Sun. 5pm May 3rd both at DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Chapel, Funeral Mass, 11am, Mon. May 4th at St. Anthony Catholic Church with burial to follow at Ascencion Cemetery located at 45th & Woodlawn. Survived by husband Phuoc Van Tran, son Tuan Hoang Tran (Minh Trang Do), daughters My Dung (Toan Tran), Kieu Oanh (Hop Nguyen), Kieu Uyen (Trong Nguyen), My Nhan (Thien Hoang), My Ngoc Tran, brothers Tuan Bui, Nghi Bui, Yen Bui, Tinh Bui, Toan Bui, sister Thuy Lan Bui and 11 grandchildren.
(Wichita Eagle ~ May 1, 2009)

BUI, HY VAN

Bui, Hy Van, 70, went home to be with the Lord April 18, 2006. Viewing 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; rosary 7 p.m. both Thursday, DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary; funeral mass 10 a.m. Friday, Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Survivors: wife, So Bui of the home; children, Ann Pham and husband, Loc, Thong Bui and wife, Huong, Mai Vu and husband, Danny, Juilie Le and husband, Charles, Lein Kucera and husband, Thomas, Thang Bui and Thao Bui; 9 grandchildren.
(Wichita Eagle ~ April 19, 2006)

BURGETT, EVERETT F. "HAP"

Everett F. ''Hap'' Burgett, 85, formerly of Sarasota and North Port, died May 12, 1996.

He was born May 23, 1910, in Kansas City, Kan., and lived in Sarasota and North Port before moving to Wichita, Kan. He was a retired foreman for a meat packing company.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret; a daughter, Barbara Couchman of Wichita; two sons, Ray of Denver and Everett A. of Santa Fe, N.M.; a sister, Ardith Justice of Kansas City, Kan.; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Services will be in Kansas. Resthaven Mortuary Inc. of Wichita is in charge.
(Sarasota Herald-Tribune ~ May 15, 1996)

BURGETT, MARGARET "GRANNY" FRANCIS

ANDOVER - Burgett, Margaret "Granny" Francis, 93, died March 14, 2010. Rosary is 7 p.m., Thursday and Funeral Mass is 10 a.m., Friday, March 19 both at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Andover. Preceded in death by husband, Everet Burgett; her mother and father; and brother, George Tucker. Survivors are her sister, Kathryn Johnston of AZ; sons, Ray Burgett of CO, Everet Burgett; daughter, Barbara J. Couchman of Kechi; 15 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren. All of our family would like to thank you for your support that you have given to mom, and especially the care from Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice. Your donations can be either to Hospice or the church. Condolences may be offered at www.resthavenmortuary-cemetery.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ March 17, 2010)

BUTCHER, DEBORAH Y. (PITTS)

Butcher, Deborah Y. (Pitts), 43, of Louisville, Ky., formerly of Wichita, AT&T sales executive, died Tuesday, June 30, 1998. Service 10 a.m. Tuesday, Holy Savior Catholic Church.

Survivors: husband, John; son, Sidney, daughters, Angela, Jocelyn, all of the home; parents, Floyd and Inez Pitts of Wichita; brothers, Harold Pitts of Wichita, Michael Pitts of Atlanta, Ga., Floyd Pitts Jr. of Kansas City, Mo.; sisters, Lydia Sneed of Cincinnati, Delisa Smith of Wichita, Carmen Butler of Lenexa. Jackson Mortuary.
(Wichita Eagle ~ July 5, 1998)

BUTLER, KEITH P.

Butler, Keith P., retired pharmaceutical salesman, died at the age of 85 on Friday, January 15, 2010. Visitation with family will take place at 7 p.m., on Wednesday evening with a Rosary at 7:30 p.m., both at Downing and Lahey East. A Funeral Mass will be said at the Church of the Magdalen on Thursday, January 21 at 10:30 a.m., in the morning. Burial will take place immediately following at Ascension Cemetery. Keith was born in Lacona, Iowa on May 26, 1924 to Cecil and Mabel Butler. He was raised in Milo, Iowa and graduated from Milo High School before joining the United States Navy at the age of 17, proudly serving his country throughout World War II. He met Martha McCoy in Des Moines, Iowa and they were married on June 5, 1948. Together they raised five children. Keith went to work for the post office and eventually became a pharmaceutical salesman, working for the same company for 40 years. Keith was active in Boy Scouts and coached little league baseball. In 1967, Keith was transferred to Wichita, Kansas, where he lived until his death. In Wichita, Keith made many friends, was active in the Knights of Columbus and after he retired, became an avid fisherman and golfer. Keith always had a story for you and continued to entertain his friends with those stories until the time that he died. Keith and Martha were married for 57 years. She preceded him in death in 2002. Keith is survived by his children and their spouses: Sandra Neidigh of Columbus, Indiana; Connie (and Ron) Foster of Wichita; Mike (and Sherry) Butler of Plano, Texas; Mark (and Sherie) Butler of Wichita; and Nancy (and Ed) Hampel of Wichita; grandchildren, Mindy Smith, Heather Combest, Caroline Goodall, Christine Allen, David Hess, Matthew Butler, Patrick Hampel, Tim Hampel, Peter Hampel and Elisha Roberts; 12 great-grandchildren; and sister, Marilyn Newman of Redding, CA. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Keith's name to: the Kansas Humane Society, 3313 N. Hillside, Wichita, KS, 67219, Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita, KS, 67202 or Levy Special Education Center, 400 N. Woodchuck, Wichita, KS, 67212. Tributes to family via www.dlwichita.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Jan. 19, 2010)

BUTLER, MARTHA A.

Butler, Martha A., 74, retired Bank IV vice-president and operations manager, died Thursday, May 30, 2002. Service 10 a.m. today, All Saints Catholic Church.

Survivors: husband, Keith; sons and daughter-in-law, Michael P. Butler of Farmers Branch, Texas, Mark G. and Sherie Butler of Wichita; daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Richard Neidigh of Columbus, Ind., Connie and Ron Foster, Nancy and Ed Hampel all of Wichita; brothers, James M. McCoy of Bellview, Neb., Quentin McCoy of Afton, Iowa; sisters, Genevieve Rafferty of Rock Island, Ill., Nancy Hinton of Douglas, Wyo., Carol Nielsen of Great Falls, Mont., Kathleen Louia of Wichita; 10 grandchildren; four great-gr andchildren. Memorials established with Church of the Magdalen, 457 S. Woodlawn, Wichita, 67218, Rainbows United, 340 S. Broadway, Wichita, 67202 and Levy Special Education Center, 400 N. Woodchuck, Wichita, 67212. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. Condolences may be sent to the family via www.down ingandlahey.com
(Wichita Eagle ~ June 4, 2002)

BUZZELL, MARY SHAW

Buzzell, Mary (Shaw), 92, died peacefully February 28, 2008. Mary was born October 12, 1915 in Wellington, Kansas to Edward and Walburga Shaw. She married the late George Buzzell in 1940 at St. Teresa Church in Hutchinson. Later, they moved to Wichita where she resided for the rest of her life. In Wichita, she was a member of All Saints Catholic Church for over 40 years. For the remainder of her life she was a member of Blessed Sacrament Parish. Mary is survived by two daughters, Marilyn (Steve) Houser and Ann (Alan) Burch, both of Wichita; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; numerous nieces and nephews. Rosary will be held 7 p.m. Monday, and funeral mass 10 a.m. Tuesday, both at Blessed Sacrament Church. Please direct memorials to the Blessed Sacrament Church or the American Heart Association. Services by Hillside Funeral Home East.
(Wichita Eagle ~ March 2, 2008)

BYRNE, EVESIA W.

Byrne, Evesia W. "Vee," 81, homemaker, died Thursday, May 2, 1996. Memorial service 11 a.m. today, Downing & Lahey Mortuary.

Survivors: husband, William; son, Tom of Wichita; daughters, Kay Karch of New York, Barbara Derby of Boise, Idaho; four grandchildren. Memorial has been established with the American Lung Association, 4300 SW Drury Lane, Topeka, Kan. 66604.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Mary 4, 1996)

BYRNE, WILLIAM L.

Byrne, William L. "Bill," 89, retired KG&E marketing and sales executive vice president, died Monday, April 7, 1997. Services are pending.

Survivors: son, Tom of Wichita; daughters, Kaye Karch of New York City, Barbara Derby of Boise, Idaho; four grandchildren. Memorial has been established in lieu of flowers with Boy Scouts of America, Quivira Council. Downing & Lahey Mortuary.
(Wichita Eagle ~ April 9, 1997)

CAFFEY, MALISA D.

Caffey, Malisa D., 19, Baylor University student, died Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2000. Rosary 7 p.m. today, service 10 a.m. Monday, both at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Andover. On Jan. 20, 2000, a service of remembrance for Malisa was held on the Baylor University Campus.

Malisa, from Wichita, was a freshman at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, studying psychology and social work.

Malisa, who was born if Enid, Okla., graduated with honors from Kapaun Mount Carmel High School in 1999. She was a four-year member of the school choir, and was selected for the Kapaun Choir Madrigals. She acted and crewed in five dramatic productions. Her other school activities included the Mission Club, the Pep Club, SADD, United Crusaders and Crusader Ambassadors, among others. She was elected, as a senior, to be a Peer Listener and served for three years as manager for the baseball team.

As a high school student, Malisa volunteered with the Holy Name Housing Program, rebuilding homes for the needy, along with doing volunteer work at St. Francis Hospital and at her church, St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Andover. In addition, she participated with Crusaders for Life, a pro-life organization. From 1992 to 1998, Malisa did professional modeling with Models and Images. She also worked as a receptionist for Parks Motor Company.

Survivors: parents, Bill and Becky Caffey of Wichita. Bill is an executive vice president with Koch Industries; sister and brother-in-law, Aaron and Michele (Caffey) Zimmerman of Wichita; grandparents, Dean and Pat Byford of Duncan, Okla., Rosa Caffey Key of Albany, Texas. Memorial has been established with Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Sedgwick County, 219 N. St. Francis, P.O. Box 48109, Wichita, 67201-8109. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Jan. 23, 2000)

CAPUTO, JILL LOUISE

Caputo, Jill Louise, 30, Workforce Innovation employee, passed away Tuesday, August 10, 2010 in Tallahassee, FL. Family visitation will be 3:30 to 5:00 pm Friday, August 20 at Downing & Lahey East Mortuary. Rosary will be held 6:00 pm Friday, August 20, 2010 with Funeral Mass at 9:30 am Saturday, August 21, 2010 both at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Jill touched so many lives in such a special way we will miss our angel here on earth, but she now has her wings. Jill was preceded in death by her mother, Karen Kinser Caputo. Survivors: Father Tony; Sisters Kelly Burbach (Greg) of Wichita, Jennifer Caputo of Bloomington, IN; Nephew Brett Burbach; Niece Blake Burbach both of Wichita; Uncle Rick Kinser (Sandy) of Bloomington, IN; Aunt Becky Kinser Arthur of Stockton, NY; Aunt Phyllis Kinser of Bradenton, FL; Uncle Frank Caro (Carol) of Wichita; Uncle Alfred Caro(Louise) of Wichita and numerous cousins and friends. A memorial has been established with: The Guadalupe Clinic, 940 S. St. Francis, Wichita, KS 67211. Tributes may be sent to the family via www.dlwichita.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Aug. 18, 2010)

CARO, KRISTIN MARIE

Caro, Kristin Marie, 32, beloved daughter, granddaughter, sister, aunt, niece and friend, passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2007. Rosary 7:00 P.M., Sunday with Funeral Mass 10:30 A.M., Monday, both at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Kristin graduated from Southeast High School and Wichita State University where she received a Bachelor of Science in Finance. She was a member of Delta Delta Delta Sorority. She worked as a pharmaceutical representative. Kristin will be remembered for her great compassion for all living creatures. She was preceded in death by her brother, Matthew, grandpar ents, Earl Hemstreet, Marianna Carofaniello and Pompilio Carofaniello. She is survived by parents, Frank and Carol Caro, maternal grandmother, Lou Hemstree t, brothers, Frank (Melanie) and Philip (Mara) Carofaniello and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Memorials have been established with Kansas Humane Society, 4218 SE Blvd, Wichita, KS, 67210 and Wichita Animal Shelter, 3303 N. Hillside, Wichita, KS, 67219. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. Tributes may be sent to the family via www.dlwichita.com
(Wichita Eagle ~ Sept. 16, 2007)

Caro, Matthew Earl, 24, Wichita State University student, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2002. Scripture reading and sharing time 7:30 p.m. today; service 10:30 a.m. Monday, both at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church.

Survivors: parents, Frank and Carol of Wichita; sister, Kristin Caro of Wichita; brothers and sisters-in-law, Frank and Melanie of Kansas City, Philip and Mara of Charlton, Mass.; grandmother, Louise Hemstreet of Wichita; numerous friends and extended family. Memorial established with Kansas Humane Society, 4218 Southeast Blvd., Wichita, KS, 67210. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. Condolences may be sent to the family via www.downingandlahey.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Feb. 17, 2002)

CARSWELL, SIMONE MARIE ANTOINETTE

Carswell, Simone Marie-Antoinette, 78, homemaker, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2002. Services have been held.

Survivors: husband, David; son, Patrick McCombs of the home; daughters, Sylvia McCombs of Wichita. Memorial established with Parkinson's Association, 7808 Foster, Overland Park, KS 66202.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Jan. 3, 2003)

CATES, GEORGE ISAAC ROBERT

ANDOVER - Cates, George Isaac Robert, "Bob," died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009 at the home he built in rural Andover. Born Nov. 7, 1931 in Altoona, PA, he moved to Johnstown, PA where he met his wife of 53 years. He retired from the U.S. Air Force after 20 years and later from USD 259. He married his childhood friend, Shirley Rebman (Lancaster, PA) in 2007. The military took Bob and his family to Japan where he developed a love of Japanese landscaping and practiced the art of Bonsai. He attended WSU with his wife and became a loyal Shocker fan while also supporting his home state's Pittsburgh Steelers. Bob was predeceased by his parents, two brothers, two sisters, and his beloved wife, Rosemary. He is survived by his loving wife, Shirley; and Bob and Rosemary's five children, Debbie (Bob) Van Meter, Andover; Diane (Steve) Cotter, Wichita; Robert (Stacie) Cates, Goddard; Bonnie (Mike) Alldritt, Harper; Donna (Cliff) Rogers, Rose Hill who have provided him with 12 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Bob is also survived by Shirley's five children and 14 grandchildren, and one sister, all from Pennsylvania. Rosary 7 p.m. Sunday; Mass 10 a.m. Monday, both at St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church, Andover. Bob will be truly missed by everyone; his strength of character is what ties this family together. Hillside Funeral Home East.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Feb. 15, 2009)

CATES, ROSEMARY MURGAS

Cates, Rosemary (Murgas), 74, beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother was called home to be with Our Heavenly Father on October 1, 2005. She was born in Johnstown, PA, on July 31, 1931. She was a 1950 graduate of Johnstown High School and attended Wichita State University. Rosemary was a retired Southwestern Bell Telephone engineer. Being a military wife, Rosemary 's highest priority was always her family. She enjoyed dining out, traveling, doll collecting and "Crafty Chicks" a club made up of retired SBC employees. Her travels took her to Mexico, Canada, South America, the Caribbean, Alaska and Australia/New Zealand, which she said was her favorite. She was preceded in death by her father, Stephen Murgas and mother, Magdalene, brother Robert Murgas and sister, Madlyn Trzeciak. She is survived by her husband, Bob Cates of rural Andover; sister, Cecilia Roy and husband Harry; brothers, Stephen, Raymond, (Robert's twin), Paul Murgas and sisters-in-law, Mary Jo, Mary Lou, Cheryl, and Carol Murgas of Johnstown, PA; brother-in-law, Edward Trzeciak and five children, daughter, Debbie VanMeter and husband Robert of rural Andover, daughter, Diane Cotter and husband Stephen of Wichita, son, Robert Cates and wife Stacie of rural Goddard, daughter, Bonnie Alldritt and husband Mike of rural Harper, and daughter, Donna Rogers and husband Cliff of rural Rose Hill; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. with a rosary at 7 p.m., both at Hillside Funeral Home-East, 935 N. Hillside. Funeral services will be held at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Andover on Wednesday, October 5, 2005 at 10 a.m. Memorials establis hed with the Kidney Foundation. Hillside Funeral Home-East, 682-5575
(Wichita Eagle ~ Oct. 4, 2005)

CATT, MARY FRANCES

Catt, Mary Frances, retired antique shop owner, died Wednesday, April 30, 2003. Rosary 7 p.m. today, Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. Service 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church.

Survivors: daughters and sons-in-law, Susan and Lee Haygood of Sedona, AZ, Jama and Michael Carney, and Joan Catt, all of Wichita; brothers, Robert Nelson and Lawrence Nelson, both of Seattle, WA; grandchildren, Kurt Brown of Dallas, Greg Brown of Queen Creek, AZ, Julie Brown of Aztec, NM, Jennifer Hurley of Bowling Green, KY, Amy Patrick of Wichita, Jody Mitchell of Orlando, FL and Erin Carney of Lenexa, KS; great-grandchildren, Joshua Hoy-Hurley and Olivia Mitchell. Memorial established with Starkey Inc., 4500 W. Maple, Wichita, KS 67209. Condolences may be sent via www.downingand lahey.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ May 3, 2003)

CAUDILLO, MATILDA

Caudillo, Matilda 81, Ret. Montgomery Ward Infant and Children's Dept. Senior Buyer, died surrounded by family and friends in her home Friday, November 24, 2006. Rosary 7:00 pm Sunday and Funeral Mass 10:00 am Monday both at All Saints Catholic Church. Preceded in death by parents Guadalupe and Eufemia Gonzalez and sisters Anita Molina, Juanita Flores, and Carmen Moreno. Survivors include husband Pedro, daughter; Mary Catherine "Cathy" and husband Kevin Nelson of Atlanta, GA, sisters; Josefina Fleming of Wichita, Consuelo Perez of Parsons, KS and many nephews and nieces. Memorials to: Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita, KS 67202 and Alzheimer's Associat ion, 347 S. Laura, Wichita, KS 67211. Tributes to downingandlahey.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Nov. 25, 2006)

CHASE, PATRICIA ANNE

Chase, Patricia Anne, 77, died Jan. 19, 2006 at Catholic Care Center. Funeral Mass 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2006 at the Catholic Care Center Chapel, 6700 E. 45th St. N., Bel Aire, Kan. Entombment will be at Ascension Cemetery Mausoleum. Pat was a graduate of Washburn Univeristy. She was enlisted in the US Army Reserves as a Sargeant First Class. She retired both from US Army Reserves and the Division of Motor Vehicles in Topeka, Kan. She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Margaret Chase; sister, Phyllis Mechem. Survivors: nephews, Christopher, Gregory, Geoff and Kirk Mechem; her niece, Therese Rogers. Aunt Pat will be missed by her extended family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Care of Kansas.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Jan. 21, 2006)

CHERCHES, CHRIS

Cherches, Chris, 71, former City Manager, died August 26, 2004. Funeral service 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, Church of the Magdalen. Survivors include wife, Susan; children, Steve, Nic, Leslie, & Christa; sister, Pattie AtLee; grandchi ldren, Calista & Chloe. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Chris Cherches Memorial Fund, c/o INTRUST Bank, attn: Janis Marean, 105 N. Main, Wichita, KS 67202. Services by Broadway Mortuary.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Aug. 29, 2004)

CHRISTENSEN, ALEX

Christensen, Alex, 13, Horace Mann dual language Middle School student, died Wednesday, February 1, 2006. The rosary will be at 7:00 P.M., Friday, February 3 at Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. The service will be at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, February 4 at Church of the Magdalen.

Survivors: mother, Lydia Christensen of Wichita; father, Jay Christensen of Newton, KS; grandparents, Jim and Judy Christensen of Marion, KS and Marcelo and Margarita Vitolas of Liberal, KS; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins and many friends. A memorial has been established with Bishop Carroll Catholic High School, 8101 W. Central, Wichita, KS, 67212. Tributes may be sent to the family via www.downingandlahey.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Feb. 4, 2006)

CHRISTMANN, AGNES DAVIGNON JINKS

Christmann, (Jinks) (Davignon) Agnes, retired Legal Secretary for the Sedgwick County District Attorney. Born February 27th, 1933 in Damar, KS. Died April 6th, 2011, at age 78 in the presence of her loving family. Rosary Friday April 8, 2011 at 5 p.m., funeral Mass Saturday April 9, 2011 at 10 a.m. both at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 1321 Stratford Lane, Wichita. Agnes, known as "Agie", touched many lives with her wit and enduring love. She is preceded in death by her father, Simon Davignon, mother, Alma (Brin) Davignon, brothers, Frankie Davignon and Tony Davignon and grandson, Marshall Douthett. She is survived by son, Dave Jinks (Melissa), daughter, Laura (Jinks) Walthers (Paul), son, Bill Jinks, all of Wichita, KS, and son, John Jinks, of East Hampton, NY. Brothers; Leo Davignon, Hutchinson, KS, David Davignon, Damar KS, Ivan Davignon, Rapid City S.D. Sisters; Teresa Brosman, Springfield, MA, Wilma Cobb, Durango, CO, Darlene Bugner, Great Bend, KS, Mary Blasi, Wichita, KS.; and eight grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. Tributes to the family via www.dlwichita.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ April 7, 2011)

CLARK, JODY M.

Clark, Jody M., 75, former RN At Wichita Hospital and St. Joseph Hospital, died Wednesday, April 2, 2003. Rosary 6 p.m. Sunday, Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. Service 10:30 a.m. Monday, St, Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church.

Survivors: husband, Clifford; sons, Chad of McPherson, Craig of Augusta, Mike of Dallas; daughters, Nancy Hessney of Great Falls, VA, Jane Williams of Overland Park; 10 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild. In lieu of flowers memorials established with St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 1321 Stratford Lane, Wichita, KS, 67206 and Kansas Humane Society, 4218 Southeast Blvd., Wichita, KS, 67210.
(Wichita Eagle ~ April 6, 2003)

CLASEN, CARL M.

Clasen, Carl M., 37, owner/operator of Biztronics, LLC, died Monday, July 2, 2007. Rosary 7:00 P.M. Friday, Downing & Lahey East Mortuary, Funeral Mass 10:00 Saturday, Church of the Magdalen. Carl was a 1988 Maize High School graduate. Preceded in death by sister, Jeanna Clasen, Carl is survived by his wife, Cami K. "Tammy" (Sevier) Clasen; sons, Isaiah Lewis and Roman Matthew Clasen; daughters, Carly Kay and Brittany Nicole Clasen; parents, Reynold & Donna Clasen, Maize, KS; sisters, Kristine (Alva) Mount, Karla (Dennis) Eckerman, Janet (Paul) Sidwell all of Wichita. The family has established the Carl M. Clasen Memorial/Education Fund, P.O. Box 417, Maize, KS, 67101. Tributes to the family via www.dlwichita.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ July 6, 2007)

CONROY, DONALD JAMES

Conroy, Donald James, 83, retired Hospital Administrator, died Thursday, July 29, 2010. Rosary, 6 p.m., Monday, August 2, at Downing and Lahey East Chapel; Funeral Mass, 10 a.m., Tuesday, August 3, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Preceded in death by his wife, Jane Ann Conroy; and sister, Mary Denise Conroy. Survivors: Sons, James of Seattle, WA; Joseph of Emporia; Jerome and wife Sharon of Ash Grove, MO; daughter, Mary Ann Conroy of Wichita; two grandchildren; sister, Joanna Grubb of Houston, TX. A memorial has been established with Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 South Market, Wichita, KS 67202. Tributes may be sent to the family via www.dlwichita.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ July 31, 2010)

CONROY, JANE ANN M.

Conroy, Jane Ann M., 80, retired nurse, passed away Saturday, February 18, 2006. Rosary 5:00 P.M., Tuesday, February 21, Downing & Lahey East Mortuary, Funeral Mass 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, February 22, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church.

Survivors: husband, Donald; sons, James Conroy of Seattle, WA, Joseph (Jane) Conroy of Emporia, KS, Jerome Conroy of Ash Grove, MO; daughter, Mary Ann of Wichita, KS; and 2 grandchildren. Jane Ann was preceded in death by her parents and 2 brothers. Jane Ann received her nurses training at Mercy College of nursing in Detroit, MI. She raised her family and then worked as a student health nurse for Wichita State University for 17 years.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Feb. 21, 2006)

CORCORAN, MAURICE W.

Corcoran, Maurice W., 79, retired FBI agent and retired Wichita Crime Commission managing director, died Friday, May 14, 1999. Rosary 7 p.m. Monday, Downing & Lahey Mortuary East; service 11 a.m. Tuesday, Church of the Magdalen.

Survivors: wife, Mildrede; son, Dan of Omaha; daughter, Patricia Herman of Wichita; four grandchildren; four great- grandchildren. Memorials have been established with the Mary Magdalen Foundation, Crime Stoppers of Wichita and the Stroke Club of Wichita.
(Wichita Eagle ~ May 16, 1999)

CORRIGAN, JOHN J., II

Corrigan, John J. II, 77, retired Boeing Wichita engineer, died Wednesday, June 30, 1999. Rosary 7 p.m. today, service 11 a.m. Saturday, both at All Saints Catholic Church.

Survivors: wife, Vivian; son, John III of Coppell, Texas; daughters, Mary Corrigan of Wichita, Sue Malik of Kansas City, Mo.; brother, Tom of Olathe; sister, Melita Hoeffner of Agate, Colo.; five grandchildren. Memorial has been established with All Saints Catholic Church Building Fund. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East Chapel.
(Wichita Eagle ~ July 2, 1999)

COUCHMAN, RICHARD C.

Couchman, Richard C., retired owner of C&F Action Air, died Dec. 19, 2006 after a long battle with cancer. Rosary 7 p.m. Thursday; funeral mass 10 a.m. Friday, both at Church of the Resurrection. Richard was born June 4, 1937 in Wichita. He will be greatly missed by all who loved him. Preceded in death by parents, Lawrence H. and Pauline Couchman.

Survivors: wife, Barbara; 10 children; 16 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchild ren. Memorial: Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita 67202. Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Dec. 21, 2006)

CRAEMER, JOHN P.C.

Craemer, John P.C., 67, retired US Air Force MSgt., Army Corp of Engineers contract representative, died Thursday, February 19, 2009. Rosary 6:00 P.M., Sunday, February 22, Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. Celebration of Life 10:00 A.M., Monday, February 23, Church of the Magdalen.

Survivors: wife, Barbara (Schreck) Craemer; son, John C. Craemer of Kure Beach, NC; daughters, Christina Ivins (Larry) of Wilmington, NC and Amy Middleton (Steve) of Urquay-Varinz, NC; step-son, Kevin Dreiling (Tracey) of Andover, KS; step-daughters, Susan Rome (Tony) of Shawnee, KS and Julie Hiett (Rodney) of Mission, KS; brothers, Richard Craemer (Marj) of Oconomowoc, WI and Thomas Craemer (Terrie) of Fairborn, OH; sister, Mary Kay Connell of Eau Claire, WI; 8 granddaughters; 1 grandson. In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established with The Lord's Diner, 520 N. Broadway, Wichita, KS, 67214 and Fisher House Foundation, 111 Rockville Pike, S-420, Rockville, MD, 27850 (in support of military families). Tributes may be sent to the family at www.dlwichita.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Feb. 22, 2009)

CURBOW, DAVID W.

David W. Curbow, 43, Wichita, died April 9, 2001, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, after a short illness.

He was born April 25, 1957, in Springfield, Mo.

He graduated from the school of architecture at Kansas State University in 1982.

He married Renee Shehi, a lifelong Manhattan resident, on June 27, 1980. She survives.

Other survivors include two sons, Casey and Tyler, both of the home; parents W. Joe and Rethal Curbow, Billings, Missouri; and a sister, Vicki Edwards, Clever, Mo.

Services were held at 2 p.m., April 11, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, Wichita.

A memorial has been established with Knights of Columbus Council #10242, 5611 Mainsgate, Wichita 67226.
(Manhattan Mercury ~ April 13, 2001)

CURRAN, JOHN J. (Fr.)

Curran, Fr. John J., 77, entered into eternal life on Monday, April 9, 2007. Rosary 6:30pm, Thursday, April 12, 2007 and Funeral Mass 11:00am, Friday, April 13, 2007, both at St. Elizabeth's Chapel, Catholic Care Center, Wichita, KS. He was ordained a priest on June 6, 1954 and began ministry in Catholic Diocese of Wichita in November, 1954. He retired in 1998 from parish ministry. He is survived by sisters Mary Lee; Josephine (John) Ward; and Rose Conefry. DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary.
(Wichita Eagle ~ April 11, 2007)

CYPHERT, ROBERT OWEN

Cyphert, Robert Owen, 83, entered eternal life on Saturday, February 27, 2010. He is survived by his wife, Elaine M. Cyphert; four children, Ann S. Williams (David), Erin E. McEwen (Drew), Mary M. Fisher (Eric) and Jon R. Cyphert (Molly); and brother, John Cyphert (Elmeta). His son, Brenton J. Cyphert preceded him in death. He was blessed with 13 grandchildren, Brent and Emma Williams, Elaine and Patricia McEwen, Morgen, Simone, Perri and Gabe Fisher, Robert (Roc), Cappy, Mary Jane, Thomas and Michael Cyphert. Robert owned the Kansas Hearing Center and was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Parish. He was a loving caring husband, father and grandfather that will be missed. The Rosary will be at 7 p.m., Monday, March 1 with the Funeral Mass at 10 a.m., Tuesday, March 2, both at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Memorials have been established with St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 1321 Stratford, Wichita, KS, 67206. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. Tributes may be sent to the family via www.dlwichita.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Feb. 28, 2010)

DEAN, BETTY LOU

Dean, Betty Lou, 69, died Wednesday, November 22, 2006. Rosary 7:00 P.M., Friday, November 24 and Funeral Mass 2:00 P.M., Saturday, November 25, both at Church of the Resurrection.

Survivors: husband, Ted; son: David Dean-Jones of Austin, TX; daughter, Denise Marion of Naples, Italy; brother, Bill West and sister, Ellen West both of Richmond, VA; grandchildren, Aidan and Ciaran Dean-Jones, Elisha Dean, Alexander Marion and Joshua Marion. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. Tributes may be sent to the family via www.downingandlahey.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Nov. 24, 2006)

DeARMOND, RITA GERTRUDE WOLF

DeArmond, Rita Gertrude, cherished wife, mother, grandmother, great-gr andmother and friend, died Monday, June 10, 2002. Service has been held.

Mrs. DeArmond was born Jan. 2, 1920 in Wright, Kan., to the late Oscar Valentine and Gertrude Frances (Vogel) Wolf.

On Feb. 11, 1942, she married Warren S. DeArmond in Wichita. She was the beloved wife, mother of five daughters, 12 grandchildren and five great-gr andchildren.

Rita was a member of Church of the Magdalen.

Preceded in death by siblings, Ann Ring, Sister Ida Wolf, Frank Wolf, Monica Wolf, Helen Ritter, Catherine Wolf, Betty Rarden, Roberta Wages and grandson, Douglas Brandt.

Survivors: devoted husband, Warren; loving daughters and sons-in-law, Judy and Ted Gayok of Tucson, Pam and Jesse Montenegro of Wellington, Debby and Murray Dean of Valley Center, Becky and Tom Forcht, Laurie and Scott Schirmer all of Wichita; grandchildren, Craig Brandt, Shari Brandt (children of Judy Gayok), Denise Montenegro Garner, Mark, Brian and Andre Montenegro, Kevin, Maggie, Alan and Christopher Dean, Michael and Katie Schirmer; great-gr andchildren, Nicholas Brandt, Alex and Nathan Garner, Elizabeth Montenegro, Isaac Dean; sister, Lucy Clapper of Stratton, Colo.; sister-in-law, Dorothy Smith of Wichita; numerous nephews and nieces. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Church of the Magdalen, 12626 E. 21st St. N., Wichita 67226 and American Diabetes Association, 837 S. Hillside, Wichita 67211. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East.
(Wichita Eagle ~ June 16, 2002)

DeARMOND, WARREN S.

DeArmond, Warren S., 90, cherished husband, father, grandfather, great-gr andfather and friend, died Thursday, February 28, 2008. Rosary 6:00 P.M., Sunday, March 2, Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. Funeral Mass 1:00 P.M., Monday, March 3, Church of the Magdalen. Mr. DeArmond was born November 30, 1917 in Chase, KS to the late James E. and Nellie P. (Schmidt) DeArmond. On February 11, 1942 he married Rita G. Wolf in Wichita. He is survived by his five daughters, 12 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Warren was a member of the Church of the Magdalen. He retired after 50 years with Helzberg 's Jewelers. He was a WWII Veteran. Preceded in death by wife, Rita, sister, Dorothy Smith and grandson, Douglas Brandt.

Survivors: loving daughters and sons-in-law, Judy and Ted Gayok of Tucson, AZ, Pam and Jesse Montenegro of Wellington, Debby and Murray Dean of Valley Center, Becky and Tom Forcht of Wichita and Laurie and Scott Schirmer of Bel Aire; grandchildren, Craig and Shari Brandt, Denise Montenegro Garner, Mark, Brian and Andre Montenegro, Kevin, Alan and Christopher Dean, Maggie Dean Smith, Michael and Katie Schirmer; great-grandchildren, Nick Brandt, Alex and Nathan Garner, Elizabeth, Tyler, Adrianna Montenegro, Luke Baker, Isaac Dean and Nora Smith. Memorials have been established with Faith Hospice, 7804 E. Funston, Wichita, KS, 67207 and Alzheimer's Association, 347 S. Laura, Wichita, KS, 67211. Tributes may be sent to the family via www.dlwichita.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ March 3, 2008)

DePINTO, JOSEPH MICHAEL

DePinto, Joseph Michael, infant son of Mike and Libby DePinto, died Sunday, March 26, 2000. Memorial service 10 a.m. Thursday, Holy Savior Catholic Church.

Other survivors: grandparents, Jim and Mary Wedeking of Lenexa, Diana DePinto of London, England, Richard DePinto of Wheat Ridge, Colo.; great-gr andparents, Winnifred Eckart of Wamego, Joseph and Catherine DePinto of Denver. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East.
(Wichita Eagle ~ March 28, 2000)

DETTBARN, AUGUST J. C.

Age 78, of Wichita, KS, a professional engineer, died Monday, November 30.

A rosary will be recited tonight at 8:00 p.m. at the Church of the Madgalen, Wichita. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 10:00 a.m.

Gus is survived by his wife, Rosina (Gonzales) Dettbarn; daughters: Caroline Dettbarn-McFarland and husband Bruce, OFallon, IL, Kathryn Ryan and husband Ron, Wichita; son, August Jr. and wife Candace, Lawrence, KS; grandchildren: Katie, Kristen and Danny Dettbarn and Patrick McFarland; brother, Albert Dettbarn, Boston, MA; sisters-in-law: Anita Thomas, Cecilia Gonzales and Betty Silva, all of Santa Fe; brothers-in-law: Joseph Gonzales, Charlie Gonzales and wife Stella, Edward Gonzales and wife Patsy, all of Santa Fe and Felipe Gonzales, Questa.

A memorial has been established with the Salvation Army.

Arrangements are under the direction of Downing and Lahey Mortuary East Chapel, Wichita.
(Santa Fe New Mexican ~ Dec. 3, 1998)

DETTBARN, ROSINA GONZALES

Rosina Gonzales Dettbarn, 77, of Wichita, Kan. and formerly of Santa Fe, died Wednesday, Sept. 15. She was born to Leopaldo and Elizabeth (Fayette) Gonzales on Feb. 5, 1922 in Santa Fe.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband August Dettbarn; her brothers Bob Gonzales and Frank Gonzales; sisters Adela Gonzales and Odela Gold.

She is survived by her children August Dettbarn Jr., Lawrence Kan., Caroline Dettbarn-McFarland, Shreveport, La. and Kathryn A. Ryan, Wichita. Also her brothers Joseph Gonzales, Charlie Gonzales and Edward Gonzales, all of Santa Fe, and Phillip Gonzales of Questa. Her sisters Anita Thomas, Betty Silva and Cecilia Gonzales, all of Santa Fe. And four grandchildren.

A rosary will be held tonight at 7 p.m. at the Church of the Madgalen, Wichita. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at the same church.

The Gonzales family will be attending the 5:30 p.m. mass at Cristo Rey Church on Saturday in memory of Rosina.

A memorial fund has been established in Rosinas name with the American Cancer Society Ovarian Cancer Research, 400 North Broadway, Wichita, Kan. 67202.
(Santa Fe New Mexican ~ Sept. 17, 1999)

DINAN, FATHER JOHN L.

Dinan, Father John L., 89, beloved priest, uncle, cousin and friend entered eternal life on Tuesday July 13, 2010. Father Dinan was born on July 3, 1921, in St. Louis, MO. He received his seminary training at Paulist Community, St. Paul's, Washington, D.C. and Kenrick, St. Louis, and was ordained on March 22, 1958 in St. Louis, MO. He retired from active ministry on October 1, 1995. He was residing at the Catholic Care Center at the time of his death. Rosary Wed., July 14, 2010 at 7:30 p.m., Mass of Christian Burial, Thurs., July 15, 2010 at 10 a.m., both at St. Jude Catholic Church. Interment will be at Ascension Cemetery. Preceded in death by his parents Emily (Cottam) and Edward Warren Dinan, sisters Sr. Joan Marie Dinan O.P., Sr. Mary Jane Dinan O.P., Kathryn D. Bookstaver and Patricia Dinan. Survived by brother Warren Dinan, Jr. of St. Louis, MO, 8 nieces and nephews and numerous family members. Memorials to Priests Retirement and Education Fund, 424 N. Broadway, Wichita, KS 67202. Condolences may be offered at www.devorssflanaganhunt.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ July 14, 2010)

DREILING, BERNARD R. "BERNIE"

Dreiling, Bernard R. "Bernie", 66, financial planner for Primerica Financia l Services, died Sunday, April 10, 2005. Rosary 7:00 P.M., Wednesday and funeral mass 10:00 A.M., Thursday, both at Church of the Magdalen. Preceded in death by sister, Mildred Schaible.

Survivors: wife, Toni; sons, Jeff (Jeanne) of Tuscon, AZ and Jerry of Lawrence, KS; daughter, Mary Dykmann (Roger) of Lenexa, KS; brother, Raymond of Wichita; sisters, Catherine Harkness and Jeanette Pfortmiller, both of Hays, KS and Eileen Dreiling and Patricia Boswell, both of Wichita; grandchi ldren, Jerri, Katie, Noelle, Nick and Natalie; great-grandchildren, Chizzy and Sam. Memorials have been established with Holy Savior Academy, 6355 E. Willowbrook, Wichita, KS, 67218 and The Lord's Diner, 520 N. Broadway, Wichita, 67214. Tributes may be sent to the family via www.downingandlahey.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ April 13, 2005)

DREILING, SARAH ANN

Dreiling, Sarah Ann, daughter of Craig and Mary Ann Dreiling was stillborn on Friday, Oct. 11, 2002. Service today at Ascension Catholic Church.

Other survivors: brothers, Jared, Jacob; sister, Michaela all of the home; grandparents, Pat and Theresa Dreiling of Victoria, Rita Rinkenbaugh of Coffeyville. Downing and Lahey Mortuary East.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Oct. 14, 2002)

DUONG, BUU V.

Duong, Buu V., 69, custodian for WSU, passed away on Sunday, September 5, 2010. Survived by his loving wife, Van T. Phan; sons, Loc B. Duong, Lam B. Duong (Tu T. Vo); daughters, Loan B. Duong, Lieu B. Duong, Ly B. Duong; sister, Hai T. Vuong; grandchildren, Hieu Chi Le, Binh Thanh Huynh, Tu Thanh Huynh, Diana Hong Duong, Jimmy Thanh Duong, Trish Hong Duong. Visitations 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tues, Sept. 7, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Wed., Sept. 8 and Funeral service 8 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Thurs., Sept. 9, all at DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Chapel with burial to follow at Ascension Cemetery. Condolences may be offered at www.devorssflanaganhunt.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Sept. 7, 2010)

ELLIOTT, JAMES V.

Elliott, James V., 84, retired Aeronautical engineer with Boeing, died Wednesday, November 12, 2003. Rosary 7:00 P.M., Friday, service 1:30 P.M., Saturday, both at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. James graduated from Purdue University with a BS in Aeronautical Engineering. He served in the military in WWII, retiring as a USAF Lt. Col. He was preceded in death by parents, James & Marjorie Elliott, brothers, Robert & George, sister, Pat Ottersbach and son, James Michael Elliott.

Survivors: wife, Dorothy; son, Joe Elliott of Wichita, daughters, Mary Hammers and Rebecca Gremmel, both of Andover, Theresa Rich (Jim) of Wichita; grandchildren, Meredith, Scott & Michael Hammers, Jessica, Amanda & Emily Gremmel and Zach Rich & Elise Everson. A memorial has been established with the American Cancer Society, 435 S. Broadway, S-100, Wichita, KS, 67202. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. Condolences may be sent to the family via www.downingandlahey.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Nov. 14, 2003)

ENGELBRECHT, BETTY L.

Betty L. Engelbrecht, 70, Wichita, died Friday, Aug. 13, 2004 at Via Christi-St. Francis Hospital in Wichita.

Mrs. Engelbrecht was a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband, Lawrence Engelbrecht; four sons, Michael Engelbrecht, Randy Engelbrecht, Stephen Engelbrecht, and Jeffrey Enbelbrecht, all of Wichita; four daughters, Laura Miller, Derby, Theresa Knoff, Wichita, Karen Maddox, Manhattan, and Marcia Muthart, Wichita; three brothers, Harold McKay, Wichita, Dean McKay, Portland, Ore., and Verlon McKay, Fullerton, Calif.; a sister, Vera McKay, Wichita; and 16 grandchildren.

Vigil service and recitation of the rosary will be at 7:30 tonight at the Church of the Resurrection, 4910 North Woodlawn, Wichita. The funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the church.

Memorials may be made to the Church of the Resurrection Building Fund, 4910 North Woodlawn, Wichita, 67220.

Condolences may be e-mailed to the family via www.cochranmortuary.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Aug. 16, 2004)

ENGELBRECHT, LAWRENCE M.

Engelbrecht, Lawrence M. (Larry), 74, retired Cessna Aircraft Company aeronautical engineer, passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, December 20, 2007. Recitation of the Rosary at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday and Funeral Mass at 1:00 p.m., Thursday both at the Church of the Resurrection, 4910 N. Woodlawn.

Survivors: sons, Mike, Randy, Steve, Jeff Engelbrecht, all of Wichita; daughters, Laura Miller, Theresa Knoff, Marcia Muthart, all of Wichita, Karen Maddox of Manhattan, KS; brother, James Engelbrecht of Wichita; sisters Grace Lafferty, Ruth Carignan, both of Lee's Summit, MO; 16 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Memorials with: Church of the Resurrection and Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family via: www.coch ranmortuary.com This is a Cochran Service.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Dec. 24, 2007)

ESBROOK, DAVID GEORGE

Esbrook, David George, 55, advertising executive, died Thursday, March 17, 2005. Memorial funeral mass 10:00 A.M. Saturday, March 19, 2005, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Survived by his wife, Allison, daughter Jordan and son-in-law Jeff Pedersen, daughter Paige, and son, Mac. A memorial has been established with The Lord's Diner, 520 N. Broadway, Wichita, Kansas, 67214. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East.
(Wichita Eagle ~ March 19, 2005)

FAHNESTOCK, EDWARD GEORGE

Fahnestock, Edward George, 62, CEO and owner of Fahnestock Plumbing, HVAC and Electric, passed away Thursday, January 14, 2010. Rosary 7 p.m., Monday, January 18 and Funeral Mass 10 a.m., Tuesday, January 19, both at Church of the Magdalen. George was born July 26, 1947 and raised in Wichita, was a member of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity-Kansas Delta, and graduated from Wichita State University in 1969 with a BA in Business. Fahnestock HVAC is a 4th generation company started by George's grandfather, Ed and his father, Ted in 1946. George was actively involved in many community organizations including the Boys and Girls Club of South Central Kansas, Goodwill Industries Easter Seals of Kansas, the Kansas Humane Society of Wichita, The Lord's Diner, United Way of the Plains, Wichita Children's Home, and Wichita State University. He was the Alzheimer's Memory Walk Corporate Chair in 2008 and the ALS Walk Corporate Recruitment Chair in 2009. Survivors: wife, DeeAnne (Brittain) Fahnestock; children, Eric Fahnestock (Amy) of Wichita, Eddie Fahnestock and Haley Fahnestock of the home; brother, Paul Fahnestock of Bonita Springs, FL; sisters, Sally Hale of Indian Lake, OH and Susan Aenchbacher of Roanoke, TX; grandchildren, Eli Fahnestock and Avery Fahnestock. The family request donations be made to the charity of your choice. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. Tributes may be sent to the family via www.dlwichita.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Jan. 17, 2010)

FALCON, RAMONA G.

Falcon, Ramona G., 88, homemaker, died Tuesday, March 26, 2002. Rosary 7 p.m. today; service 10 a.m. Friday, both at DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary.

Survivors: sons, Richard of Mesquite, Texas, Victor, Jessie, Tony, Louis all of Wichita; daughters, Angela Ayala, Mary Ayalla, Frances Reyes, Inez Sandoval all of Wichita; 38 grandchildren; 74 great-grandchildren; 21 great-great-grandchildren. Memorial established with American Heart Association.
(Wichita Eagle ~ March 28, 2002)

FALCON, TONY

Falcon, Tony, 57, auto painter, died Oct 8, 2005. Rosary 7pm Wed; service 10am Thur, Affinity Mortuary.
Survivors: daughters, Lisa Snow, Pt. Allen, LA, Toni Dawn, Brandy Falcon, Dana Villapando, of Wichita; siblings, Richard Falcon, Mesquite, TX, Victor, Jesse & Louis Falcon, Angela Ayala, Mary Ayalla, Frances Reyes, Inez Nevaquay a, of Wichita.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Oct. 10, 2005)

FANNING, FRANCIS R.

DERBY - Fanning, Francis R., age 76, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2008. Rosary 7pm today; Memorial Mass 10am Friday, both at St. Mary Faith Center, 2300 East Meadowlark, Derby. Francis was a member of the Knights of Columbus and an active member in several choral groups. He was a retired Air Force Colonel with 31 years of service and also worked 17 years at Boeing as a manager in Information Technology Systems. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in English and Master's Degree in Public Administration. He volunteered as a client payee and tax preparer for ESS and McConnell legal office. Since 1987, he has served as treasurer of the Wichita Chapter of the MOAA and 4 years as Kansas Council of Chapters MOAA treasurer. He served on the Derby Tree Board for 12 years, chairman for 10 years; Derby Library Board member 9 years, chairman for 7 years. Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Helen; children and their spouses, Elaine (Tom) Adornetto of Derwood, MD, Diane (Scott) Ball of Wichita, David (Debbie) Fanning of Wichita; grandchildren, Jeffrey, Douglas, Kelsey, Ryan, Kaley, Elizabeth; brother, Allan (Judith) Fanning of Kansas City, MO; and many nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to St. Mary Building Fund, Wichita Community Foundation-JROTC Scholarship Fund or Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice. Smith Mortuary, 1415 North Rock Road, Derby is in charge of the arrangements. Send condolences to smithfamilymortuaries.com
(Wichita Eagle ~ Aug. 21, 2008)

FARNEY, CATHERINE L.

Farney, Catherine L., 77, homemaker, died Sunday Oct. 3, 1999. Rosary 7 p.m. Wednesday, Downing-Lahey Mortuary East. Service 10 a.m. Thursday, Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.
Survivors: husband, Emil; daughter, Mary both of the home; sister, Justina Kappas of Indianapolis. Memorial has been established with Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Downing-Lahey East Mortuary.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Oct. 5, 1999)

FARNEY, EMIL J.

Farney, Emil J., 86, retired Army captain and Brown's Supply employee, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2001. Rosary 7:30 p.m. today, Downing & Lahey Mortuary East; service 10 a.m. Thursday, Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.
Survivors: daughter, Cathy Farney of the home; brother, Dennis Farney of Wilson. Memorial established with Blessed Sacrament Campaign Fund, 124 N. Roosevelt, Wichita 67208.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Oct. 17, 2001)

FARRELL, STACEY

Farrell, Stacey, 18, Valley Center High School student, died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2000. Rosary 7 p.m. today; service 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, both at St. Jude Catholic Church.
Survivors: parents, Ken and Anita Farrell; sister, Amy Farrell all of Valley Center; grandfather, F.W. Hertel of Burdett; grandmother, Jeanetta Farrell of Wamego; uncles, George Hertel of Wright, Joe Hertel of Hays, Mike Hertel of Bloomington, Ind., Mike Farrell of Valley Center; aunts, Sr. Eloise Hertel of Wichita, Marcia Smith of Clearwater, Marilyn Small of Cimarron, Dana Cox of Hesston, Sharla Canada of Bentley, Connie Gerstenkorn of Olathe, Mary Jane Borgerding of Stilwell. Memorials established with St. Jude Catholic Church Endowment Fund and Students Against Drunk Driving c/o Valley Center High School. Downing & Lahey Mortuary West, Wichita.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Nov. 21, 2000)

FELDHAUSEN, MARION L.

Feldhausen, Marion L. "Spider," 72, retired Beech Aircraft Corp. production analyst, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2000. Rosary 7 p.m. Monday; service 10 a.m. Tuesday both at Church of the Ressurection.
Survivors: wife, Vloyce; son and daughter-in-law, Mark W. and Lorraine Feldhausen of Papillion, Neb.; daughter and son-in-law, Annette and James Jerkofsky of North Canton, Ohio; brothers, Jack of Marysville, Art of Auroa, Mo.; sisters, Doris Teagarden, Marjorie McAdams both of Frankfort, Verla Bieber of Waterloo, Iowa; grandchild, Andrew Feldhausen of Papillion, Neb. Memorial has been established with Ressurection School Library. Hillside Funeral Home East.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Aug. 20, 2000)

FELDHAUSEN, VLOYCE M.

Feldhausen, Vloyce M. (Crampton), 72, of Bel Aire, KS, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2004 in her home. Rosary vigil 7 p.m. Monday; Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Tuesday, both at Church of the Resurrection. She was born on Aug. 30, 1931 in Arkansas City. She moved to Wichita upon her marriage. She wa a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Vloyce was a tireless worker for the Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marion L. Feldhausen in 2000, her parents, Lola and Rutherford Crampton and brother, Eric Crampton. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Lorraine Feldhausen and grandson, Andrew Feldhausen; daughter and son-in-law, Annette and James Jerkofsky. Also survived by sisters, Jacqueline and Paul Maurer of Upland, CA, Ruene and Jack Gage of Arkansas City and brother, Ralph and Karen Crampton of Purcell, OK and numerous nephews, nieces and great-nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association. A special thanks from the family to Odyssey Hospice Program for their care and support. DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary.
(Wichita Eagle ~ March 2, 2004)

FERGUSON, PAUL W.

Ferguson, Paul W., 75, Navy Merchant Marines Communication Office chief petty officer, died Sunday, May 11, 1997. Service 10 a.m. Thursday, McConnell Air Force Base Chapel.
Survivors: wife, Aletha; daughter, Judy Ann Niedens of Wichita; two grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorial has been established with the American Lung Association. De Vorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary.
(Wichita Eagle ~ May 14, 1997)

FIGUEROA, CELIA

Figueroa, Celia, 46, homemaker and babysitter, died Tuesday. Survived by husband, Luis, sons Oliver & Grant, brothers, John McQuillan, Jack Turner & Claude Turner, sisters, Patricia Petersen & Linda Heart, granddaughter, Sydney Lynn. Rosary, 9:30am, funeral, 10am, Thursday, St. Anne Catholic Church. DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary.
(Wichita Eagle ~ July 15, 2004)

FINK, DORTHA MAE

Fink, Dortha Mae, 76, Retired legal Secretary died Saturday October 9, 2004. Services are Wednesday October 13 at 10:00am at Lakeview Funeral Home. Survivors include her husband Francis, daughters and husbands Janet & Rick Lassiter of Denver CO. Kathy & Jim Starke of Derby, son and wife Robert & Cindy Fink of Longmont, CO. sister Edna McSparren of Kansas City, MO. grandchi ldren Andy Fink, Kristin Fink both of Kansas City, MO Sabrina & Melissa Starke both of Derby, great grandchild Seth Fink Kansas City, MO.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Oct. 12, 2004)

FINK, FRANCIS M.

Fink, Francis M., 79, retired U.S. Postal Service carrier, formerly of Kansas City, Mo., died June 22, 2006. He was born June 8, 1927 in Easton, Kan. Rosary 12 noon today, immediately followed by The Mass of Christian Burial, Church of the Resurrection, 4910 N. Woodlawn. He was preceded in death by his wife Dortha, on Oct. 9, 2004.

Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Cindy Fink of Longmont, Colo; daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy and Jim Starke of Derby, Jan and Rick Lassiter of Denver, Colo.; brother, Peter Fink Jr. of Kansas City, Kan.; grandchildren, Sabrina and Melissa Starke, Andy and Kristen Fink, Stephanie Jacques; great-grandchildren, Seth and Ian Fink. Memorials to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita, 67202, and Maude Carpenter Children 's Home, 1501 N. Meridian, Wichita, 67203. Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, Wichita. (316) 945-8108.
(Wichita Eagle ~ June 24, 2006)

FINNEGAN, FATHER PETER JOSEPH

Finnegan, Fr. Peter Joseph, 83, retired priest, died Monday, June 26, 2000. Rosary 7 p.m. today; service 11 a.m. Friday, both at St. Elizabeth's Chapel at the Catholic Care Center.

Survivors: brothers, Frank of London, England, Michael of County Monaghan, Ireland. Memorials have been established with Priest Retirement Fund and Catholic Care Center. DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary.
(Wichita Eagle ~ June 29, 2000)

FLORIO, KATIE ALAYNE McCANNON

Florio, Katie Alayne (McCannon), 32, nurse, died Monday, October 4, 2010 at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Rosary 7 p.m., Friday, October 8, Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. Funeral Mass 1 p.m., Saturday, October 9, Church of the Magdalen. Katie was a nurse with Via Christi St Francis and also Cleveland Elementary. Preceded in death by grandfather, Harold Budke and grandmother-in-law, Mary (Petermalo) Florio. Survivors: husband, Michael W. Florio; daughter, Chloe Florio, step-sons, Tyler Florio and Nicholas Florio, all of the home; parents, John and Cathy McCannon of Wichita; brothers, Randy McCannon of Wichita and Jeff McCannon of Natchitoches, LA; grandparents, Rosemary Budke, John and Eileen McCannon, all of Ft. Madison, IA; parents-in-law, Frank and Etta Florio of Mulvane, KS. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established with Chloe Florio Trust Fund, c/o Central Star Credit Union, 101 N. Main, Haysville, KS, 67060 and the American Cancer Society, 818 N. Emporia, S-100, Wichita, KS, 67214. Tributes may be sent to the family via www.dlwichita.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Oct. 7, 2010)

FOUNTAIN, LYNETTE RENE

Fountain, Lynette Rene, 53, passed away at her home in Clinton, MO on Sunday, April 24, 2011. Lynette was born June 23, 1957 in Wichita, Kansas to George and Lucille Crawford. On October 6, 1973, she married John Wayne Fountain. Her parents, her husband and one sister, Vickie Borjas, preceded her in death. She is survived by ten children; Dawn Fountain, Lorie Francisco (Sean), Nicole Fountain (Aaron Novak), Curtis Fountain (Jennifer), Benjamin Fountain (Megan), Elizabeth Fountain (Ken Strunk), Regina Fountain, Cherie Fountain, Patrick Fountain, and Christine Fountain. Brother, George Crawford Jr. (Tonia), aunt, Gene Bryant-Doyle; cousin, Tami Tedford; and 10 grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 28, 2011 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Internment will be held at a later date at Ascension Cemetery, Wichita. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Lynette Fountain Memorial Fund in care of Consalus Funeral Home, 209 S. 2nd St., Clinton, MO 64735. www.ConsalusFuneralHome.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ April 27, 2011)

FRAILEY, TERRANCE J.

Frailey, Terrance J., 64, Caterpillar, Inc Technician died on Saturday, June 4, 2011. Survived by his wife Nhung T., son John Frailey (Jessica) Wichita, brother Gary Frailey of Peoria, IL, sisters Sony Carter, Sharon Frailey both of Greenville, AZ and grandson Riley John Frailey. Rosaries 6 p.m., Monday, June 6 and Tuesday, June 7 at DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Chapel, Funeral Mass 10 a.m., Wed. June 8 at All Saints Catholic Church with burial to follow at Ascension Cemetery. Condolences may be offered at www.devorssflanaganhunt.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ June 6, 2011)

FREDRICKSON, HELEN JANE

Fredrickson, Helen Jane, 76, State of Kansas social worker, died Saturday, July 1, 2000. Service 4 p.m. Monday, Church of the Magdalen.

Mrs. Fredrickson attended Kansas State University and graduated with a degree in home economics.

Mrs. Fredrickson was a 46 year resident of Wichita and a life member of Church of the Magdalen.

Preceded in death by husband, Ralph Kellum Fredrickson.

Survivors: son, John; daughter, Nancy Quan both of Wichita; sister, Mary McIntyre-Mahan of Palm Springs, Calif.; grandchild, Michael Fredrickson; goddaughter, Barbara Mahan-Hurley of Corona, Calif.; nine nieces; three nephews. Memorial has been established with Church of the Magdalen. Lakeview Funeral Home.
(Wichita Eagle ~ July 2, 2000)

FREDRICKSON, JOHN A.

Fredrickson, John A., 57, former general manager of WMAJ radio station in State College, PA, died October 1, 2005. Memorial service 2:00 pm, Thursday, Catholic Care Center - St. Elizabeth Chapel. He was preceded in death by his parents, Helen and Ralph Fredrickson and his uncle, Robert Fredrickson. He is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Nancy and Terry Quan of Bel Aire; nephews and nieces, Michael Fredrickson of Bel Aire, Earl and Billinda Quan of Wichita, and Dana Quan of Overland Park, KS; great-niece, Cadence Quan of Wichita; aunts and uncles, Joe and Mary Mahan of Palm Desert, CA, June Schneider of Greenville, SC, Don and Lois Fredrickson of Oberlin, KS, and Doyle Fredrickson of Wichita; and 12 cousins. A memorial has been established with Hospice Care of Kansas. Services by Broadway Mortuary.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Oct. 5, 2005)

FREDRICKSON, RALPH KELLUM

Ralph Kellum Fredrickson, 71, retired Kansas Department of Transportation employee, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 1991. Rosary 7:30 p.m. Friday, memorial service 1 p.m. Saturday, both at Lakeview Funeral Home.

Survivors: wife, Helen; son, John of State College, Pa.; daughter, Nancy J. of Wichita; mother, Vernie Kellum, brothers, Doyle, Don, all of Oberlin; sister, June Schneider of Greenville, S.C. Memorial has been established with the National Parkinson's Foundation.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Dec. 27, 1991)

GADDIS, SCOTT ALLEN

Gaddis, Scott Allen, infant son of Craig and Jennifer Gaddis, died December 31, 2005. A private burial has been held. He is survived by his parents; grandparents, Jerry & Carolyn Gaddis and Jack & Alice Stevens; uncles and aunts, Brian Gaddis, Doug & Megan Gaddis, Mike Stevens, and Ben & JacquStevens; and cousin, Claudia Stevens. A memorial has been established with the March of Dimes, 1999 N. Amidon #340, Wichita, KS 67203. Services by Broadway Mortuary.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Jan. 3, 2006)

GEBERT, JOHN D.

Gebert, John D. "Jack", 70, a lifelong resident of Wichita, died May 26, 2003. A rosary will be said at St. Thomas Aquinas Church on Thursday, May 29, 2003 at 6:00 PM. Services will be held at St. Thomas Aquinas Church on Friday, May 30, 2003 at 10:30 am. Burial will be at Ascension Cemetery. He was born September 18, 1932, to Albert and Lillian Gebert. He graduated from Cathedral High School and Stanford University with a degree in Business Administration. He attended Stanford on a football scholarship. He married Stephanie Drake Gebert on June 28, 1955, in Wichita, KS. He served as a 1st Lt. in the United States Army. He was President of Miro Flex Company and Associates Oil and Gas and served two terms as President of Young Presidents Organization (YPO). He is survived by his three sons, Steven of Wichita, KS, Christopher of Hermosa Beach, CA, and Daniel of La Quinta, CA, and two grandchildren, Kelly and A. J. of Wichita. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Association. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. Condolences may be sent to the family via www.downingandlahey.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ May 28, 2003)

GILBERT, MARIE

Gilbert, Marie, 75, retired Edo-Air avionics technician, died Tuesday, April 16, 2002. Rosary 7 p.m. Friday; service 10 a.m. Saturday, both at Broadway Mortuary.

Survivors: husband, George; sons and daughters-in-law, Edward and Huyen Brotemarkle, Lee and Joyce Williams all of Wichita; grandchildren, Eddy Brotemarkle, John Brotemarkle, Michael Brotemarkle, Brian Brotemarkle, Buddy Williams, Chrissy Williams, Becky Williams; 11 great-grandchildren.
(Wichita Eagle ~ April 18, 2002)

GILBERTSON, CLAYTON E.

Gilbertson, Clayton E., retired Excel Corporation supervisor, passed away June 25. A visitation with the family will be held from 7 - 8 PM Sunday, with services scheduled for 1:00 PM Monday, both in the Garden Chapel of Watson Funeral Home. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie, sons, Callen and wife Kristeen Gilbertson, of Whitewater, Kevin and wife Marie Gilbertson, of Wichita, daughters, Celeste and husband Lance Taldo, of Wichita, Karin and husband Doug Mueting, of Marysville, OH, sister, Beverly Johannsen, of Heartland, MN, 10 Grandchildren and 2 Great-Grandchildren. Condolences may be sent to the family via: www.watsonfuneral.com. Services are under the direction of Watson's Garden Chapel, 3201 S. Webb Road.
(Wichita Eagle ~ June 26, 2004)

GILLEN, DON

Gillen, Don, 59, CarGo/Blue Magic Inc., Conroe, TX National Sales Director, died Wednesday, May 24, 2006. Rosary will be 7 p.m. Friday, May 26, service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, May 27, both at Church of the Resurrection. Don gave service to his profession by serving on the Show and Governmental Affairs Committees. He also enjoyed working with Catholic Youth as a regional advisor.

Survivors: wife, Lynda; son, Phillip Lee Gillen of Bel Aire; daughter and son-in-law, Ann Marie & Mike Frisch of Bel Aire; brother, David Gillen of Wichita; grandchildren, Patrick Donald Gillen, Lyndon, Brooke, Sophie, Charlie and Kaytie Frisch. A memorial has been established with Resurrection Catholic School, 4900 N. Woodlawn, Wichita, KS 67220. Tributes may be sent to the family via downingandlahey.com. Downing & Lahey East Chapel.
(Wichita Eagle ~ May 26, 2006)

GIROUX, MARY ELIZABETH

Giroux, Mary Elizabeth, 51, beautiful daughter, sister, aunt and friend, entered eternal life while surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, December 19, 2010. Mary was preceded in death by her beloved father, Robert J. Giroux, and other family members. She will be missed dearly by her mother, Anne Giroux of Wichita, and siblings, Robert (Patricia) Giroux of Baltimore, MD, Thomas (Galina) Giroux of Washington, DC, John (Lorena) Giroux of Baltimore, MD, Edmund (Sam) Giroux of Rouses Point, NY, Angela (Steffen) Scheide of Bethlehem, PA, Anne (Paul) Jasinski of Wichita, Martin (Valerie) Giroux of West New York, NJ, Raymond Giroux of Washington, DC, David (Bela) Giroux of Washington, DC, Daniel (Christine) Giroux of Wichita, as well as many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Despite a lifetime of disability and illness, Mary fully accepted them as God's will and selflessly used them to show love, compassion and warmth to every individual she encountered. She was a shining, caring, cheerful light in the hearts of her family and friends. She had an original and delightful sense of humor which she shared with everyone. Mary enjoyed making and receiving frequent phone calls to her family and friends. She was an avid card player and was the Queen of "King's in the Corner", a game she taught to many. In the last few weeks of Mary's life, she expressed the desire to spend Christmas with her Dad, a Christmas wish that has been answered. Fly with the Angels our loving and courageous, Madoo. She will forever live in our hearts. Rosary will be held 7 p.m., Tuesday, December 21 at Downing & Lahey Mortuary West. Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, December 22, St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church. Memorials have been established with St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 7335 W. 33rd St. N., Wichita, KS 67205 and Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita, KS 67202. Tributes may be sent to the family via www.dlwichita.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Dec. 21, 2010)

GIROUX, ROBERT J.

Giroux, Robert J., 75, GraceMed Health Clinics development director, former president of Via Christi Foundation from 1989-1999, and former Newman Universi ty president from 1982-1989, died Tuesday, January 9, 2007. Rosary, 7:00 P.M., Friday, January 12; Funeral Mass, 11:00 A.M., Saturday, January 13, both at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. Robert also served as president of Thomas More College in Ft. Mitchell, KY from 1978-1981, and president of Clarke College in Dubuque, IA from 1969-1977. He was preceded in death by his parents, Abel and Aline (Choiniere) Giroux.

Survivors: wife, Anne; children, Robert Francis Xavier (Pat) Giroux of Baltimore, MD, Mary Elizabeth Giroux of Wichita, Thomas More (Galina) Giroux of Washington, DC, John Fisher (Lorena) Giroux of Wichita, Edmund Rich (Azam) Giroux of Alexandria, VA, Angela Grace Giroux of Bethesda, MD, Anne Christine (Paul) Jasinski of Wichita, Martin Abel Giroux of West New York, NJ, Raymond de Porres Giroux of El Dorado, David Joseph (Bela) Giroux of Washington, DC, Daniel Bernard (Christine) Giroux of Wichita; brother, Rev. Raymond A. Giroux of Bomoseen, VT; 18 grandchildren. Memorials established with Newman Universi ty, 3100 W. McCormick, Wichita, KS 67213 and St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School, 861 N. Socora, Wichita, KS 67212. Downing & Lahey Mortuary West. Tributes may be sent to the family via www.downingandlahey.com
(Wichita Eagle ~ Jan. 13, 2007)

GLADHART, STEPHEN

Gladhart, Stephen, Ed.D., 60, retired Assistant Professor and former Assistant Dean of WSU College of Health Professions, died Monday, July 23, 2007. Service 1:30 P.M., Thursday, July 26, East Heights United Methodist Church. Steve and Linda Erbstoeszer were married January 1, 1999. Preceded in death by mother, Beulah Gladhart and brother, Kent Gladhart.

Survivors: wife, Linda (Conner) Gladhart; daughters, Elizabeth Gladhart of the home, Amanda Luecker (Mike) and Rachel Schwartz, all of Juneau, AK; father, Warren Gladhart of Wichita; sister, Anne Catlin (Roger) of Wichita; one grandchild. A memorial has been established with East Heights United Methodist Church, 4407 East Douglas, Wichita, KS, 67218. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. Tributes may be sent to the family via www.dlwichita.com
(Wichita Eagle ~ July 26, 2007)

GOLWAY, ROBERT STEVEN

Golway, Robert Steven, 42, general construction laborer, died Tuesday, October 28, 2003. Rosary and memorial service, 2 PM, Saturday, Downing & Lahey Mortuary West.

Survivors: son, Joshua Branine Golway, Hutchinson; daughter, Dawn Golway, Wichita; parents, Harry and Jean Golway, Wichita; brothers, Dan Golway, McKinney, TX, John Golway, Kansas City, MO; sister, Jennifer Bolan, Hartselle, AL; grandchildren, Destiny and Aliyah. Memorial established with Mental Health Association of South Central Kansas, 555 N. Woodlawn, Suite 3105, Wichita 67208. Condolences may be sent to the family via www.downingandlahey.com
(Wichita Eagle ~ Oct. 30, 2003)

GONZALEZ, HIRAM

Gonzalez, Hiram, 84, retired psychiatrist, born in Tampico, Mexico on November 14, 1920, died Friday, September 16, 2005. He spent his professional medical career in Wichita, and true to his heritage, he passed away on Mexican Independence Day. Rosary 7pm Monday, September 19 at Devorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary, and funeral mass 10am Tuesday, September 20 at Church of the Magdalen. In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution to Harry Hynes Center at Via Christi, St. Francis, 313 S. Market, 67202. Survived by wife, Mary, Wichita; sons and daughters-in-law, J. Michael and Barbara Gonzalez, Wichita, and Richard J. and Marjorie Gonzalez, San Diego, CA; daughters, Nora E. Buckley, Reading, MA, and Marcella Gonzalez, Phoenix, AZ; sister, Zora E. Gonzalez, Bradenton, FL; 7 grandchildren.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Sept. 18, 2005)

GRAF, NICOLAS PATRICK

Graf, Nicolas Patrick, 22-month-old son of Paul and Ann Graf, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 1997. Rosary 7 p.m. today, service 11 a.m. Tuesday, both at Church of the Magdalen.

Other survivors: brothers, Michael, Alexander, both at home; grandparents, Albina Graf, Wayne and Marty Weeks, all of Wichita. Memorial has been established with the American Cancer Society. Downing & Lahey Mortuary.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Oct. 13, 1997)

GUERRERO, ROBERT W.

Guerrero, Robert W., 90, Cudahy Packing Company meat packer, died Monday, May 2, 2005. Rosary, 7 P.M., Thursday, Downing & Lahey Mortuary West. Service, 10 A.M., Friday, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.

Survivors: wife, Lupe; daughters and sons-in-law, Liz and Luis Codina of Canberra, Australia, Sylvia and Steve LaLonde of Wichita; grandchildren, Ingrid Mendoza of Las Cruces, NM, Ismael and Rachael Mendoza, Shanna LaLonde and Koui Loman all of Wichita; great-grandchildren, Isabella Mendoza and Kevin LaLonde. Memorials established with Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita, KS 67202. Tributes to the family via www.downingandlahey.com.

GUGLETA, AGNES MONICA

Gugleta, A. Monica, 83, homemaker, died Tuesday, February 19, 2008. Funeral Mass 10:00 A.M., Saturday, February 23, Church of the Resurrection.

Survivors: husband, Stephen Gugleta; son, James and Nellie Gugleta and grandson, Christopher Gugleta, all of Austin, TX; daughter, Joan and Steve Bahm of Wichita and granddaughter, Elizabeth Bahm of Ota, Japan; brothers, Bernard Freno of Barberton, OH and John and Gayle Freno of Santa Cruz, CA; sisters, Dr. Janet Freno and Frances Freno, both of Columbus, OH and Claudia and Rod Keehn of Chicago, IL. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. Tributes may be sent to the family via www.dlwichita.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Feb. 22, 2008)

GUTIERREZ, RAMON R.

Gutierrez, Ramon R., 81, retired Wichita Area Vo-Tech instructor, died Tuesday, May 12, 2001. Service 10:30 a.m. today, Holy Savior Catholic Church.

Survivors: wife, Beverly; sons, Keith, Juan both of Wichita; daughter, Consuelo Burkes of Wichita; brother, Marion of Pratt; sisters, Rosalie Thompson of Kansas City, Mo., Theodora Richardson of Gardener; five grandchi ldren; five great-grandchildren. Jackson Mortuary.
(Wichita Eagle ~ June 16, 2001)

HABERLY, LUKE MARIUS and MIA JANETTE

Haberly, Luke Marius and Mia Janette, infant son and daughter of Brian and Ann Haberly, died respectively, Jan. 8, 2006 and Jan. 9, 2006. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Ascension Cemetery. They are survived by their parents; brother, Jacob Haberly; grandparents, Ken and Jan Haberly of Wichita, Frank and Marty Petersen of Garden City; and great-grandmother, Dolores Blanchat of Wichita. Memorials may be sent to the family for a gift to the Wesley Medical Center N.I.C.U. Services by Broadway Mortuary.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Jan. 10, 2006)

HAMILTON, GARY WILLIAM

Hamilton, Gary William, 47, died Sunday, May 4, 2003. Service 11 a.m. Friday, May 9, 2003 at Downing and Lahey Mortuary East. Preceded in death by mother, Dr. Margaret Gibson Hamilton.

Survivors: former wife, Kimberly; son, James Selby Hamilton; daughters, Claire Elizabeth Hamilton, Emily Margaret Hamilton all of Wichita; father and stepmother, Selby William Guy and Linda Hamilton; sister and brother-in-law, Eleanor Warwick King and Tom King all of Harrogate, England. Memorial donation s to Mental Health Association of South Central Kansas, 555 N. Woodlawn, 67208. Condolences may be sent to the family via www.downingandlahey.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ May 6, 2003)

HAMMERS, WILLIAM O.

Hammers, William O. "Bill," 49, Boeing Wichita computer systems supervisor, died Monday, July 19, 1999. Rosary 7 p.m. Thursday, Downing & Lahey Mortuary East, Wichita, service 10 a.m. Friday, St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Andover.

Survivors: wife, Mary; sons, Scott, Michael, daughter, Meredith, all of the home; mother, June Bailey of Austin, Texas; brother, Steve of Ellicott City, Md. Memorials have been established with Hospice, Inc. and the American Cancer Society.
(Wichita Eagle ~ July 21, 1999)

HENSHAW, BOYD J.

Henshaw, Boyd J., 54, Amkor test engineer, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2003. Rosary 6:30 p.m. today; service 10 a.m. Monday, both at Church of the Magdalen .

Survivors: wife, Rochelle; son, Boyd Jonathan; brothers, Byron of Everett, Wash., Thomas of Kirkland, Wash. Memorial established with Church of the Magdalen, 12626 E. 21st St. North, Wichita, 67226. Downing and Lahey Mortuary East. Condolences may be sent to the family via www.downingandlahey.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Jan. 5, 2003)

HILD, JAMES A.

Hild, James A. "Jim", 75, loving husband and father, retired advertising agent, died Sunday, December 18, 2005. The rosary will be at 7:30 P.M., Wednesday, December 21, and the service will be at 1:00 P.M., Thursday, December 22, both at Church of the Resurrection. Jim served in the Navy during the Korean War on the destroyer, Stickell and was awarded numerous medals. Preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Marie Hild and first wife, Ann Hild.

Survivors: wife, Jeane (Gregg) Hild; children, Kim Cusick (Bob) of Wichita, Lori McNeil (Doug) of Castle Rock, CO, Jim Hild II of Wichita, Tom Hild (Cecilia) of Benton and Mike Hild (Macaela) of Wichita; grandchildren, Sean Marshall, Taylor and Joshua McNeil, Andrew and Julia Hild, Tyler, Jordan and Lisa Hild and Carinne and Anna Hild. Memorials have been established with Kansas Dialysis Memorial Fund, 909 N. Topeka, Wichita, KS, 67214 and Heartland Home Health and Hospice, 3243 East Murdock, Wichita, KS 67208. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. Tributes may be sent to the family via www.downingandlahey.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Dec. 22, 2005)

HOLST, DEBORAH SWANSON

Swanson-Holst, Deborah, 44, Excel Corp. manager of information technologies, died Monday, Aug. 31, 1998. Rosary 10 a.m. Thursday, service 11 a.m. Thursday, both at Church Of The Resurrection.

Survivors: husband, Danny Holst; son, Brandon Holst of Orlando, Fla.; daughters, Jessica Harmes of Wichita, Jocelyn Holst of Estes Park, Colo.; parents, Boyd and Marcella Swanson of Fort Madison, Iowa; brothers, Dan Swanson of South Lake, Texas, David Swanson of Pleasanton, Calif., Dennis Swanson of Marshalltown, Iowa; sisters, Diane Hayes of Seneca, Ore., Donna Swanson of Green Bay, Wis., Darlene Hartley of Keller, Texas. Memorial has been established with Catholic Care Center. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Sept. 2, 1998)

HOLUB, GERTRUDE R. "TRUDY"

HAYSVILLE - Holub, Gertrude R. "Trudy," 61, Boeing Aircraft Q & A lead inspector, died Feb. 11, 2004. Rosary 7 p.m. Friday; funeral mass 10 a.m. Saturday, both at St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Haysville.

Survivors: husband, Joseph A. "Joe"; daughters, Tish Holub, Overland Park, Jenny and husband, Troy Biggs, Johnstown, CO; brothers, Al Landwehr, Roman Landwehr both of Denver, John Landwehr, San Jose, CA, Walt Landwehr, Wichita, Dick Landwehr, Homossasa, FL; sisters, Angie Kraus, Mary Becker, Margaret Boswell all of Wichita, Bunny Reid, Lawrence, Kathy Klassen, Derby; 2 grandchi ldren. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita, KS 67202. DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Feb. 14, 2004)

HUARD, STEPHEN MICHAEL

Huard, Stephen Michael, 48, Globe Engineering contract salesman, died Friday, March 29, 2002. Vigil service 7 p.m. Monday; service 10 a.m. Tuesday, both at Christ The King Catholic Church.

Preceded in death by brothers, Michael, Paul.

Survivors: wife, Constance; sons, Eric, Joseph, Ryan all of the home; parents, Maurice and Darlene Huard of Proctor, Minn.; brothers, William of New Briton, Minn., Daniel of Wichita; sisters, Mary Boeslager of Proctor, Minn., Nancy Roberts of Miami, Fla., Julie Hussey of Duluth, Minn.; 34 nephews and nieces; six great-nephews and nieces. Memorials established with Christ The King Catholic Church Endowment Fund, 4411 Maple, Wichita, 67209 and Catholic Diocese of Wichita Priest Retirement Fund, 424 N. Broadway, Wichita, 67202. Downing & Lahey Mortuary West. Condolences may be sent to the family via www.downingandlahey.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ March 31, 2002)

HUELSMAN, KENNETH J.

Huelsman, Kenneth J., 63, Realtor with Plaza Real Estate, former director of Safety & Security at St. Joseph Medical Center and former St. Louis Police Officer died Wednesday, August 2, 2006 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Ken died peacefully at home surrounded by his family. Ken proudly served in the US Navy aboard the USS Constellation. Rosary: 6:30 p.m. Friday, Funeral Mass 10:00 a.m. Saturday both at Church of the Magdalen.

Survivors: wife, Lynda Huelsman, children: Deborah (George) Dent, Kelly (Jerry) Gosvener, Kenneth (Jennifer) Huelsman, Chad (Tracy) Huelsman, Christop her Huelsman and Lindsey Huelsman; brothers, Hoppy (Sue) Huelsman, Rodney (Maureen) Huelsman; sisters, Sheila (Wilhelm) Baeres, Mary Jo (Richard) Weiler, and Patricia (John) Kelemen. Beloved son-in-law of Frank and Mary Lynn Priest, brother-in-law of Frank (Laurie) Priest, Sara (David) Feldmiller, Alice Joyner and Amy (Bill) Little. Adored by eleven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews all of whom he loved very much. Memorials have been established with The Cancer Center of Kansas, Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, Victory in the Valley and Church of the Magdalen. Condolen ces may be sent to the family via www.cochranmortuary.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Aug. 4, 2006)

HUGHEY, BARBARA

Hughey, Barbara (Dee), 81, homemaker, died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 1996. Rosary 7 p.m. today, Downing & Lahey Mortuary; service 10 a.m. Friday, Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.

Survivors: sons, Roger, Robert, both of Wichita, Joseph of Roeland Park; daughters, Barbara Grant of Golden, Colo., Kathy Glamann of Derby; brother, Thomas Dee of Tulsa; 11 grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Blessed Sacrament School Endowment Fund. Downing & Lahey Mortuary.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Dec. 19, 1996)

HUGHEY, HUBERT B.

Hughey, Hubert B., 81, retired Office Systems Inc. owner, died Thursday, Jan. 26, 1995. Rosary 7 p.m. today, service 1:30 p.m. Saturday, both at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.

Survivors: wife, Barbara; sons, Roger, Robert, both of Wichita, Joseph of Shawnee Mission; daughters, Barbara Grant of Lakewood, Colo., Kathleen Glamann of Derby; 11 grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Blessed Sacrament endowment fund. Downing & Lahey Mortuary.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Jan. 27, 1995)

HUNT, BEN A.

Hunt, Ben A., 63, passed away Sat, March 31st. Visitation with family present, Mon. 6-8 p.m. at Cochran Mortuary. rosary, Tues. 6 p.m. with Funeral Mass Wed. 10 a.m., both at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church.

Survivors: wife, Cynthia (Fazel) Hunt; daughters, Jamie (Charles) McBeth of Wichita, Janet (Larry) Schieferecke of Bennington, KS; sons, Michael (Lisa) Antony of Las Vegas, NV, Jeffrey (Sharon) Hunt of San Antonio, TX, David Hunt of Tulsa, OK; sisters, Ruth Ann Taisey of Veradale, WA, Carol Jean Hunt of Bemidji, MN; brother, Paul Hunt of Medon, TN; 13 grandchildren, 1 gr. grandchi ld. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.cochranmortuary.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ April 3, 2007)

HUNTER, RANDY C.

Hunter, Randy C., 51, electrical technician and planner for Boeing, died Sunday, May 16, 2004. Rosary at 7:00 P.M., Wednesday, with service at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, both at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Andover.

Survivors: wife, Mary (Poelma) Hunter; sons, Michael and Robert Hunter, both of Wichita; mother, Vivian Hunter of Lakewood, WA; sisters, Diane Martin of Tacoma, WA and Debbie Nelsen of Shelton, WA. A memorial has been establis hed with American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 2680, N. Canton, OH, 44720. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. Condolences may be sent to the family via www.downingandlahey.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ May 19, 2004)

HUSLIG, JAMES P.

Huslig, James P. "Jim," 48, Sherwin-Williams quality systems administrator, died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002. Rosary 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, service 10 a.m. Thursday, both at Church of the Resurrection.

Survivors: wife, Theresa; son, John, daughters, Sarah, Laura, Catherine "Katie" all of the home; brother, David of Great Bend. Memorials established with Church of the Resurrection, 4910 Woodlawn, Wichita, KS 67220, Education Fund of the Huslig Children, c/o Downing & Lahey Mortuary, 6555 E. Central, Wichita, KS 67206, and Catholic Charities, 437 N. Topeka, Wichita, KS 67202. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. Condolences may be sent to the family via www.downingandlahey.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Oct. 29, 2002)

HUTCHINSON, MARY FRANCES

Hutchinson, Mary Frances "Fran," 69, retired registered nurse, formerly of Wichita, died Monday, Dec. 16, 2002 at her home in Casper, Wyo. Rosary 7 p.m. today, Downing and Lahey Mortuary West Chapel. Funeral mass 10 a.m. Saturday, Church of the Magdalen. Burial will follow at Ascension Cemetery. The Rev. Kenneth S. Van Haverbeke, nephew and pastor of Church of the Magdalen, will officiate.

Fran was born June 23, 1933 in Okeene, Okla., the daughter of Anton F. and Lucille M. (Sauber) Bode. She was raised and educated in Oklahoma and Kansas, attending two years at Sacred Heart Academy in Wichita and graduating from Kingman County High School in 1951. Fran attended St. Mary's College in Leavenworth, Kan., and graduated from Providence Hospital School of Nursing in Kansas City, Kan. as a registered nurse in 1954. She married Scott W. Hutchins on of Kansas City, Mo. on Nov. 13, 1954 in Kingman, and resided in Kansas City, Mo. for 12 years. Fran worked as an office nurse for doctors in Grandview, Mo. and Prairie Village, and performed private duty nursing. The Hutchins on's lived in Wichita from 1966 to 1973 while Scott worked for Beech Aircraft Corp. as a technical training instructor in the Beechcraft Training Center, and Fran was performing volunteer work at St. Mary's Catholic Elementary School. They had lived in Casper, Wyo. since 1983. They were members of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. She enjoyed motorhome camping, cooking, collecting cookbooks, fishing, traveling and visiting with family and friends. Fran particularly enjoyed being with her "adopted" family, Rob and Kathy Clover and grandchildren, Amanda Lovro and Angie Clover.

Preceded in death by son, Brian Scott; father, Anton F. Bode; stepfather, Jake E. Wilkinson; her loving grandparents and many aunts and uncles.

Survivors: husband of 48 years, Scott; mother, Lucille Wilkinson; sister and brother-in-law, Patricia and John Van Haverbeke of Wichita; three nieces, three nephews, several great-nieces and nephews and many special friends. Memorial established with American Cancer Society, 435 S. Broadway, Suite 100, Wichita, KS 67202. Condolences may be sent to the family via www.downingandla hey.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Dec. 20, 2002)

HYDER, MATTHEW PATRICK

Matthew "Matt" Patrick Hyder, 28, Wichita, assistant manager at Sugar Sister's Bakery, died on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010.

Funeral mass was held this morning at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church.

Survivors include: father Jace (Tammy) Hyder of Andover; mother, Beth Hyder of Wichita; brothers, Aaron Hyder and Jeff Hyder; sisters, Amy Michael and Perri Rothweiler; half brother, Jace Hyder; half sister, Camden Hyder; grandparents, J.B. and Gwen Sevart and Natalou Hyder; a niece and god child; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

A memorial has been established with Sedgwick County Zoo, Reptile exhibit, 555 Zoo Blvd., Wichita, KS 67212, and Valley Hope Association Foundation, Moundridge Project, P.O. Box 59, Norton, KS 67654.

Arrangements by Downing & Lahey Mortuary East, Wichita.
(Augusta Daily Gazette ~ Jan. 26, 2010)

HYNES, Dr. HARRY

Hynes, Dr. Harry, 65, hematology and oncology specialist, died Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2000. Vigil 7 p.m. today; service 10 a.m. Wednesday, both at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Andover.

Survivors: wife, Madeline; son and daughter-in-law, Dan and Birgit of Chicago; daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy and Dr. Pat McCoy, Rita and Alan Bundy all of Wichita; brothers, John of Carlow, Ireland, Patrick of Dublin, Ireland; grandchildren, Josh Frey, Brandon, Reganne and Robert Henry Bundy. Memorials established with Hospice Inc. and Victory in the Valley. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Dec. 26, 2000)

IBARRA, J. LUIS

Ibarra, J. Luis, M.D., 88, retired physician, passed away, Thursday, May 7, 2009. Visitation with the family will be 7:00 ~ 9:00 P.M., Tuesday, May 12, Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. Funeral Mass 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, May 13, All Saints Catholic Church with Interment following the Funeral Mass at Ascension Cemetery. Luis was the clinical director at Osawatomie State Hospital, in Osawatomie, KS, 1960-1963, and at Butler County Mental Health Center in El Dorado, 1963-1966. He was in private practice in Wichita, 1966-1988 as well as a clinical instructor at the University of Kansas, School of Medicine, Wichita, 1975-1988. Luis was the clinical director for Sedgwick County Department of Mental Health, South Center, from 1988 until his retirement in September, 1992. He was affiliated with the American Medical Association, Kansas Medical Society of Sedgwick County, American Psychiatric Association, Kansas District Branch of the American Psychiatric Association and Mid-Continent Psychiatric Association. Preceded in death by parents, 8 siblings and former wife, Elizabeth. Survivors: wife, Greta (Collins) Ibarra; daughter, Elizabeth (Dennis) of Azle, TX; sons, Lou (Kris), Ted (Tami) and Pat (Tamara) all of Wichita, Paul (Kathy) of Newton, Mike (Christy) of Azle, TX and Collins of Austin, TX; 7 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; sister, Sylvia Ibarra of Guadalajara, Mexico; brothers, Javier Ibarra and Sergio Ibarra, both of Mexico City; many nieces and nephews. A memorial has been established with Hospice Care of Kansas, 808 S. Hillside, Wichita, KS, 67211. Tributes may be sent to the family via www.dlwichita.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ May 10, 2009)

ILLIDGE, ROBERT JOSEPH

Illidge, Robert Joseph, 74, retired journalism professor, University of Central Oklahoma, died Friday, April 1, 2005. Rosary 7:00 P.M. Monday, Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. Service 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Robert also taught at Newman University, Friends University and Wichita State University. He was vice president at Associated Advertising Agency.

Survivors: wife, Elizabeth (Genser) Illidge; sons, Robert Illidge, Jr. (Alicia) and Andrew Illidge; daughters, Sarah Pirtle (James), Fran Gaulding (Randy) and Elizabeth Marie Garrett (Brian) all of Wichita; sister, Helen Howard (Bill) of Springfield, MO; sixteen grandchildren; two great-grandchild ren. A memorial has been established with Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, St. Vincent de Paul Society, 124 N. Roosevelt, Wichita, KS, 67208. Tributes may be sent to the family via www.downingandlahey.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ April 4, 2005)

JESSOGNE, RUSSELL J.

Jessogne, Russell J. "Russ", 85, retired sheet metal mechanic for Central Air, died Monday, May 22, 2006. Rosary 7 p.m. Thursday, May 25 and Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Friday, May 26, 2006 both at Church of the Resurrection.

Survivors: wife Mary Jessogne; sons, John Jessogne (Sandy) of Wichita and Steven Jessogne (Bonnie) of Tulsa, OK; daughters, Jean Anderson (Ed) of Augusta, KS and Mary Kay Holl (John, Sr.) of St. Cloud, FL; 9 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren. Memorials have been established with Church of the Resurrection, 4910 N. Woodlawn, Bel Aire, KS, 67220 and Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 South Market, Wichita, KS, 67202. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. www.downingandlahey.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ May 24, 2006)

JOHNSON, ARTHUR G., JR.

Johnson, Arthur G. Jr., 81, former attorney and retired (1986) U.S. District Court clerk, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2002. Services have been held.

Mr. Johnson was U.S. Commissioner, assistant City Attorney, U.S. Bankruptcy Court trustee. In 1972 he was appointed clerk of U.S. District Court and held that position until his retirement in 1986. In 1984 he was elected and served one year as president of the National Federal Court Clerks Association. He was a law clerk for Judge Delmas C. Hill.

He was active in Sedgwick County and the Kansas Bar Association of Affairs. He was an avid golfer his entire life and an active member of the Junior Golf Program at McDonald Golf Course, Wichita. He was a life member of Washburn Law School Association and a member of St. Thomas of Aquinas Catholic Church.

He established the Arthur G. Johnson Jr. endowed scholarship fund to the Washburn Law School. He donated to the Washburn Law School Library, creating the Arthur G. Johnson Jr. Government Documents Collection.

Survivors: wife, Anna Belle; sons and daughters-in-law, Rod and Kris Johnson of The Woodlands, Texas, Karl and Susan Johnson of Kansas City, Mo.; grandchildren, Seth Johnson of Austin, Texas, Gus and Anders Johnson of Houston, Emily Anna Johnson of Kansas City, Mo. Memorial established with Wichita Childrens Home, 810 N. Holyoke, Wichita, 67208. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Jan. 17, 2002)

JONES, JEROME E.

Jones, Jerome E. "Jerry", 79, attorney and partner with Hershberger, Patterson, Jones and Roth, died Wednesday, June 28, 2006. Rosary 7:00 P.M., Friday, June 30, Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. Funeral Mass 10:00 A.M., Saturday, July 1, Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Jerry was born in Atchison, KS in 1927 to Maryzita (Cahill) Jones and Richard H. Jones. He was a life long member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Jerry attended Wichita University and The University of Kansas and graduated from University of Kansas School of Law in 1952. Jerry is survived by his wife, Mary Ellen (Callahan) Jones; children, Kathleen Jones of Alexandria, VA, Jennifer Haverty (Tim) of Leawood, KS, Jerry Jones of Wichita and Amy McPhail (Randy) of Leawood, KS; grandchildren, Patrick, Brian and Jack Haverty and Callie, Hannah and Claire McPhail. Memorials have been established with Blessed Sacrament Campaign Fund, 124 N. Roosevelt, Wichita, KS, 67208 and Three Trees, 8100 E. 22nd, Wichita, KS, 67226. Tributes may be sent to the family via www.down ingandlahey.com.
(Wichita Eagle ~ July 1, 2006)

JUDD, LARRY E.

Judd, Larry E., 52, United Parcel Service driver, died Monday, July 28, 1997. Rosary 7:30 p.m. Friday, service 9:30 a.m. Saturday, both at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church.

Survivors: wife, Barbara; son, Gregg, daughter, Michelle, mother, Virginia, brother, Rickey, sister, Jessie Bitler, all of Wichita. Downing & Lahey Mortuary.
(Wichita Eagle ~ July 30, 1997)

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