Lower Volga Village Obit Project
Posted August 2002

ALBERS, Lotus
b.  abt 1917
d.  5 Apr 2002 - Wichita, Kansas
From Wichita Eagle - Monday, April 8, 2002
Graveside service 4 p.m. Wednesday, La Crosse (Kan.) Cemetery. Survivors:  son, Roger; daughter, Gayla Clark; brothers, Wilbur Albers of  Ransom, Buriel Albers of Wichita; sister, Marcalee Boatright of Baldwin, Mo.

ALBRIGHT, Elsie E.
B.  17 Aug 1903 - Pretty Prairie, Kansas
D.  22 Jan 2002 - Pretty Prairie, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - January 24, 2002
Daughter of Peter J. and Mary Schwartz Albright. On July 22, 1928, she married Emil H. KREHBIEL at Pretty Prairie. He died Oct. 4, 2000. Survivors include: a son, Merlin; two daughters, Arlene Huxman  and Letha Warkentine; a sister, Dorothy Graber, Pretty Prairie. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Ervin, Arthur, Homer and Chester; and two sisters, Ida Unruh and Anna Krehbiel. Burial will be in First Mennonite Church Cemetery, Pretty Prairie.

AMEN, Ruth Marie
B.  abt 1910 - Lincoln, Nebraska
D.  15 Jan 2002 - Lincoln, Nebraska
From Lincoln Star Journal - January 17, 2002
Daughter of  Henry J. and Maria Barbara Wacker Amen, well-known members of Lincoln's original Germans from Russia community. Survivors: brother, sister-in-law, Paul and Florence Amen, Lincoln. Preceded in death by her beloved siblings: sister, Alice Amen Heinz; brothers, Rudy, Duffy, Harry and Henry J. Jr.

ANDERSON, Harry E.
b.  8 Nov 1909 - Oshkosh, Wisconsin
d.  18 Jan 2002 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Obituary
Son of Alfred and Wilhelmina (Ulrich) Anderson. Survivors include his dear wife, La Verne, of 36 years; two daughters, Resa Klabechek and Tama Bollenbacker; a step-daughter, Sandra Mathwig. He was preceded in death by a brother, Elmer. Burial rites will be held Tuesday at Lake View Memorial Park in Oshkosh.

**ANDREW, Mollie (Domson)
            See Mollie Domson

APPEL, Harley
b.  26 Feb 2936 - Albert, Kansas
d.  6 Jun 2002 - Larned, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - June 8, 2002
Son of Benjamin Franklin and Edna G. Behrens Appel. On Aug. 1, 1974, he married Suzanne Marie OSBORNE at Marysville. She survives. Other survivors include: two sons, Steven and  Kenton; five daughters, Terri Lewis, Kelli Appel,  Sherri Baugh,  Jill Karleen and Jodi Oneil; two brothers, Ben Jr., and Robert; two sisters, Bonnie Larkin and Shirley Stephens. He was preceded in death by: a brother, Kenneth George Herman Appel. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

ARNST, Gottlieb “Mike”
b.  6 Apr 1916 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
d.  8 Oct 2001 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press- November 1, 2001
Son of  David and Sophia (Pfister) Arnst, who came from Urbach, Russia. He was married July 3, 1946 to Selma (Sally) LIMBERG at St. Paulus Lutheran Church in San Francisco, Calif. Mike is survived by his wife, Sally; one daughter, Melanie (Gordon) Koch; one son, Philip; one granddaughter, Caitlyn Koch; four sisters, Emma Held of Houston, Texas, Marie (Ray) Alford of Sacramento, Calif., Dorothy (John) Scheidel of Sheboygan and Edith (Henry) Fahl of Magalia, Calif.; four sisters-in-Iaw, Mrs. Carolyn Arnst of San Jose, Calif. Mrs. Adora Arnst of Cupertino, Calif., Norma Limberg and Mrs. Hildegarde Limberg of Sheboygan and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Mrs. Emily Kunstman and Mrs. Elaine Dicke; two brothers, David and Christian; two brothers-in-law, Alvin Held and Winston Limberg, and one nephew, Allan Kunstman.

**AUMILLER, Olivia Tautfest (Haffner)
            See Olivia Haffner

**BAIRD, Rosa Lee (Becker)
            See Rosa Lee Becker

BAKER, Olinda
b.  18 Aug 1918 - Hitchcock, Oklahoma
d.  Apr 2001 - Okeene, Oklahoma
From Okeene Record - April 13, 2001
Graveside service for Olinda Haffner, 83, was Monday, April 9, 2001 at theOmega Seventh Day Adventist Cemetery. She was the daughter of Jacob and Katie (Baker) Haffner. Survivors include a sister, Emma Haffner, Hitchcock, and four cousins.

**BARTEL, Edna M. (Sell)
            See Edna M. Sell

** BARTEL, Elizabeth (Schroeder)
            See Elizabeth Schroeder

BARTEL, Robert D. “Bob”
b.  16 Dec 1929 - Hillsboro, Kansas
d.  25 May 2002 - Newton, Kansas
From Hutchinson News - June 11, 2002
Son of Valentine A. and Rachel Winter Bartel. Survivors include: a son, Scott Bartel; two brothers, Allen Bartel, Scottsdale, Ariz., and Earl Bartel, San Francisco, Calif.; two grandchildren, Michael and Chandra Bartel; and a friend, Darrell Penner. Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Military Park, with the Rev. Floyd Bartel
Additional Information:  Related to John and Mollie Winter Schneider and Lorraine Schneider Engber. Mollie and Rachel were sisters.

**BARTH, Christine C. (Wolf)
            See Christine C. Wolf

BATT, Roman A.
b.  25 Mar 1915 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
d.  16 Jan 2002 -  Marshfield, Wisconsin
From Obituary - Sat. 19, 2002
Son of  Anton and Hattie Batt. He married Mary STRUVE on March 22, 1952 in Milwaukee.
Surviving are his wife, Mary; one sister, June (Clarence) Lenz of Tomah.  Roman was preceded in death by a brother, sister, two infant brothers, a niece and a nephew.  Burial will be in the Prairie Rapids Cemetery in the town of Nokomis.

BAUER, Eva
b. 19 Dec 1895, Campbell County
d. 8 Feb 197_,  Eureka, South Dakota
From Eureka, South Dakota paper
Daughter of  Christian and Jackobina Holzworth BAUER. Burial was in Zion Lutheran Cemetery. She was married to John F. WOLF on Jan 4, 1914. She was preceded in death by her husband, who died 5 March 1969, and also by one son, six brothers and one sister. Survivors are her daughters Mr. Henry (Beata) Olson and Mrs. Albert (Edna) Salzer, both of Bismarck, and Mrs. Orvind (Violet) Bertsch of Lehr, her brothers William Bauer of Eureka and George Bauer of Fargo, her sister Mrs. John Wiedmeier of Eureka, seven grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. Pallbears at the funeral were Walter, Ervin and Fred Bauer, Johnny Wiedmeier, Otto Retzer and Walter Helfenstein.

BECKER, Dave
b.  28 Dec 1917 - Franzthal, Russia
d.  12 Jun 2002 - Hutchinson, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News- June 14, 2002
Son of Gerhard and Helena Voth Becker. On Dec. 14, 1947, he married Kathryn R. EDIGER at Inman. She survives. Other survivors include: two daughters, Nancy Becker and Bonnie Franz; two brothers, Jake, Hutchinson, and George, Inman; and a sister, Kathryn Toews, Buhler. He was preceded in death by two brothers, John in infancy, and Pete; and a sister, Helen Ediger. Burial will be in North Inman Cemetery, Inman.

** BECKER, Elisabeth (Wolf)
            See Elisabeth Wolf

BECKER , George A.
b. 1920
d. 29 July 1999
From Milwaukee Sentinel, WI 1 Aug 1999.
Loving husband of Eileen (nee Leider). Dear brother of Roy and the late Lorraine (Wayne) Mueller. Fond uncle of Lorie Mueller. Dear brother-in-law of Barbara (Richard) Robel of Kaukauna, WI. Interment Graceland Cemetery.

BECKER, Harry R.
b. abt 1927
d. 20 Dec 1999
From Milwaukee Sentinel, WI. 21 December 1999.
Harry R. Becker - Age 71. Found Eternal Rest Dec. 20, 1999. Beloved husband of Viola D. PROUD; father of Jeff (Suzi), Wyn (Shann), Chris (Nancy) and Paul (Patty). Dearest grandfather of Jenni, Kim, Tiffany, Trisha, Brandon, Halee, Mikel, Ashley and Brinn.

** BECKER, Kathryn E. (Hoppe)
            See Kathryn E. Hoppe

BECKER, La Verne
b.  1 Jul 1922 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
d.  14 Jan 2002 - Cedar Lake, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press - January 16, 2002
Daughter of the late George and Hattie Jahnke Becker. On Oct. 17, 1942, she married Fred William ENGEL, JR. He preceded her in death on May 14, 1997. Survivors include two sons, Robert (Anncille) Engel  and Ralph (Sherlynn) Engel; grandchildren, Ross (Karla) Engel, Heather (Chad) Rennie and Scott and Wendy Engel; four great-grandchildren, Benjamin, Amanda, Emily and Jacob; one sister, Lorraine Glatczak of Montello and one daughter-in-law, Dorothy Becker.

**BECKER, Pauline (Karst)
            See Pauline Karst

BECKER, Rhoda
b.  12 Jan 1922 - Galva, Kansas
d.  10 June 2002 - Moundridge, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - June 11, 2002
Daughter of David and Nettie Unruh Becker. On April 21, 1946, she married Harvey J. UNRUH at Galva. He survives. Other survivors include: three sons, Arlyn, Steve,  and Stanley; a daughter, Donna Koehn; three brothers, Ruben Becker, Galva, Raymond Becker, Burns, and Ed Becker, Moundridge; three sisters, Frances Becker, Moundridge, Elizabeth Koehn and Molly Yost, both of Macon, Miss. She was preceded in death by: a daughter, Marilyn Koehn; a brother, Jesse Becker; a sister, Frieda Yost; and a grandson, Lyle Koehn. Burial will be in Lone Tree Church Cemetery, rural Galva.

BECKER, Rosa Lee
B.  31 Jan 1922 - Higgins, Texas
D.  2 Feb 2002 - Shattuck, Oklahoma
From Northwest Oklahoman - February 7, 2002
Daughter of  Jacob and Wilhelmina Elizabeth (Lizzie) Bender Becker. Rose spent most of her childhood on a farmstead south of  Shattuck.  At the age of 13, Rose lived with her uncle George and aunt Mary Kelln till she was about 17 years of age and married.  On September 2, 1939, Rose married Harold Eugene BAIRD, Sr. in Woodward, Oklahoma. Preceded in death are her parents; husband, Harold; two brothers and one granddaughter. She is survived by one son, Harold Baird, Jr. and wife Alberta; two daughters, Mary Rose Ruf and husband Charles and Dorothy Mae Smith and husband Nolan. Interment was in the Shattuck Memorial Cemetery.

** BECKER, Ruth E. (Ponath)
            See Ruth E. Ponath

 BEFORT, Josephine M.
B.  abt 1912
D.  13 Nov 2001
From Wichita Eagle - Thursday, November 15, 2001
HAYS - Pfeifer, Josephine M.Survivors:  sons, Leonard of Pottboro, Texas, Jerry of Jamestown,; daughter, Norma Ruder of Liberal; stepson, Edward Pfeifer of Hays; stepdaughter, Mildred Dinges of Portsboro, Texas; brother, Aloysius Befort of Grand Island, Neb.; sisters, Jane Gottschalk of Hays, Agnes England, Esther Stahls, Bernice England all of New Bedford, Mass.

BEISEL, Evelyn
B.  abt 1912
D.  18 Oct 2001
From Wichita Eagle - Friday, October 19, 2001
Survivors:  daughters, Sharon Weber of Wichita, Rita Beisel of Hillsboro. 

BEISEL, John Henry Jacob
B.  27 Jul 1929 - Fargo, Oklahoma
D.  30 Jan 2002 - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
From Northwest Oklahoman - February 7, 2002
He was the youngest child of Reinhart and Eva Margaret (Hanshu) Beisel. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Victor and Alex Beisel; two sisters, Alvina Murley and husband Clyde Murley and Leah Evans and husband Roy Evans and a great nephew, Nathan Beisel.
He leaves one brother, Reinhold Beisel and wife Helen; one sister-in-law Mollie McCann and husband Roy McCann; two nephews, Victor Aaron Beisel and wife Diana and John Ray Evans; one niece, Ida M. Berchtold and husband Phil; one great niece Lisa Plante and husband Dan and their two children Aliska and Eli; one great nephew, Joseph Beisel   Interment was in the Gnadenfeld Cemetery, Tangier, Okla.

**BENDER, Viola V.(Bender)
            See Viola V. Bender

BERENS, Elmer A.
B.  abt 1924
D.  13 Nov 2001
From Wichita Eagle - Thursday,  November 15,2001
Survivors:  sons, Samuel, Roy and Karl; daughters, Connie Dinkel, Vickie Dreiling, Pamela Clark; brothers, Ben of Great Bend, Victor of Quinter; sisters, Theckla Haas of Hays, Irene Dinkel of Victoria.

BERGNER, Nicholas M.
b.  abt 1971
d. Jan 2002
From Manitowoc Herald Times paper.
Son of Donna (Jay Salinas) Neuwirth and Jim (Mary) Bergner; dear brother of Max and Alex; cherished grandson of Julie (the late Woodrow) Bergner and the late Thelma and Irving Neuwirth; great-grandson of Lona Davis. He will be missed by his uncles and aunts: Jeff Neuwirth, Kay Fred) Yates, Tom (Theresa) Bergner, Jane (Randy) Strauss, and Mary (Gary) Klein.

BERNHARDT, Alvin B.
b.  28 Jan 1922 - Marion County, Kansas
d.  17 April 2002 - Tampa, Kansas
From Salina Journal - April 19, 2002
Survivors include his wife, Agnes of Tampa; a son, Jim; a daughter, Laurel Acklin; three sisters, Verla Cott of Salina, Alvina Skibbe of Newton and Helen Turner of Augusta. Burial will be in Strassburg Cemetery, rural Marion.

** BIEBERLE, Lena Schwertfeger (Helms)
            See Lena Helms

BIEKER, Louis Marie
b.  27 Apr 1928 - Ellis County, Kansas
d.  21 Jun 2002 - Hays, Kansas
From Hays Daily News - June 23, 2002
Daughter of  Wendelin and Mary (Munsch) Bieker.  Survivors include four brothers, Ben Bieker, Ellis, Eddie and George Bieker, Hays, and Robert Bieker, Pueblo, Colo.; and two sisters, Irene Seitz, Hays, and Mary Ann Jacobs, Russell.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Steven Stecklein, April 28, 1987, and four brothers, Alex, Johnny, Walter and Wilfred. Burial in the St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays.

BILLINGER, Alvin A.
b.  16 Aug 1921 -Victoria, Kansas
d.  1 Apr 2002 - Wichita, Kansas
From Great Bend (Kan) Tribune - April 3, 2002
Son of Michael and Mary Goetz Billinger.  Survivors include his wife of the home; four sons, Alan Billinger,  Steve Billinger, Greg Billinger, and Doug Billinger; one daughter, Roxie VonLintel; three brothers, W.J. Billinger, Mike Billinger and Bob Billinger, all of Hays; two sisters, Margaret Bielman and Catherine Walters, both of Hays. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Adam Billinger, Pete Billinger, Joe Billinger and Bernard Billinger; and two sisters, Lee Ann Pfeifer and Rose Mary Karlin. Burial will be at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Hays.

**BISHOP, Artalee A. (Schoenhals)
            See Artalee A. Schoenhals

BITTEL, Deborah Lynn
B.  25 May 1957 - Hays, Kansas
D.  22 January 2002, Hays, Kansas
From Hays Daily News
Daughter of  LeRoy and Rosalyn (Dechant) Bittel.  She married Kenneth Schroller on Aug. 17, 1974, in Hays. Survivors include her husband, of the home; four sons, Brandon Lee, Dustin Lee,  Ryan Lee and Preston Lee; two daughters, Buffy Lynn Schroller  and Amy Lynn Streit,; her father, La Crosse; her mother, Rosalyn Giesick; two brothers, Richard Lee Bittel,  and Daniel Joseph Bittel; a sister, Kimberly Ann Oldham; her grandmothers, Ursala Dechant, Hays, and Marie Bittel, Logan; and a grandson. Burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays.

BITTEL, Wesley James
B.  1 Feb 1930 - Ellis, Kansas
D.  22 Jan 2002 - Hays, Kansas
From Hays Daily News - January 23, 2002
Son of  Jacob and Margaret (Dreiling) Bittel. He married Edith M. WEIGEL on Feb. 9, 1952, in Ellis. She died Aug. 17, 1988. Survivors include two sons, Gene W. and David A; a daughter, Stacie Kidwell; four sisters, Sister Vera Bittel, Hays, Noreen MacDonald, Surprise, Ariz., Frances LeCuyer Genochio, Blue Springs, and Evelyn McConnell, Philomath, Ore. He was preceded in death by a brother Allen. Burial in St. Mary Cemetery.

BLEHM, Robert Ruben
b.  24 Feb 1947 - Garden City, Kansas
d.  1 Feb 2002 - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - February 14, 2002
Son of Ruben and Edna Ochs Blehm. Survivors include: a son; a brother; Norman Blehm; and a sister.

BLUM, Donald L.
B.  24 Aug 1934 - Brush, Colorado
D.  14 Nov 2001 - Santee, California
From  BRUSH -Morgan County (Colorado) NEWS-TRIBUNE, November 14, 2001
Son of  George and Esther (Becker) Blum.  On February 10, 1963 Blum married Dorothy SHARP in Brush.  Blum is survived by his wife - Dorothy; son - Kenny; daughters – Myrna Blum and Donna Powell. He was preceded in death by his parents.

**  BLUSHKOFSKI, Anna Kathryn (Horn)
            See Anna Kathryn Horn

** BOOS, Alvera (Haas)
            See Alvera Haas

**BRACK, Esther (Scheuerman)
            See Esther Scheuerman

BRACK, Herman K.
b.  10 Oct 1915 - Otis, Kansas
d.  23 Mar 2002 - La Crosse, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) Ness - March 24, 2002
Son of John F. and Mary Herman Brack. On Feb. 27, 1938, he married Juanita BRACK at Otis. She survives. Other survivors include: several nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by: a stepfather, Casper Hartung; and a sister, Edna Schneider. Burial will be in the Lutheran Cemetery, Otis.  .

BRANDA, Anna
            See Mrs. Walter Coffeen

BRAUTGAM, Elma M.
b.  15 Jul 1916 - Lyndon, Wisconsin
d.  4 Nov 2001 - Plymouth, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press - November 5, 2001
Daughter of the late Carl and Emma Freier Brautgam. Survivors include one sister, Ruth Brautgam of Plymouth; one sister in-law, Marie Brautgam of Plymouth; three nieces, Karen (Harold) Luedtke,  Sharon (Terry) Steinke, Kay (Steven Kaye) Brautgam: one nephew, John (Annette) Lemieux. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Clarence, Carl, Harold and John and four sisters, Meta Brautgam, Evelyn Bilgo, June Harrison and Jane Lemieux.  Burial will be in the Plymouth Woodlawn Cemetery.

BRENING, Amelia
b.  28 May 1914 - La Crosse, Kansas
d.  10 Feb. 2002 - LaCrosse, Kansas
From Great Bend (Kan) Tribune - February 11, 2002
Daughter of Henry and Eva Reiger Brening. She married Elmer M. SCHEIDEMAN Aug. 12, 1933, in La Crosse. He died Nov. 19, 1988. Survivors include two sons, Ray Scheideman and Robert J. Scheideman; two daughters, Mary Ann Pechanec and Katheryn Schlegel; one sister, Hannah Koerting of Keystone, Neb. She was preceded in death by one brother, John Wesley Brening; and two grandchildren, Robin Scheideman and Brenda Mason.  Burial will be at La Crosse City Cemetery.

** BRICK, Erna L. (Thiel)
            See Erna L. Thiel

**BROWN, Aloha "June" (Schulz)
            See Aloha "June" Schultz

BUCHANAN, John Michael
b
- Sheboygan, Wisconsin
d.  30 Oct 2002 - Walworth County, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press - October 31, 2001
Son of James and Kathleen Gaynor Buchanan. John is survived by his parents, Jim and Kathy, as well as his older brother, Patrick. He is further survived by his maternal grandfather, Gilbert Gaynor, as well as his paternal grandparents, Orin and Nancy Buchanan. He is also survived by two uncles, four aunts and many cousins. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Genevieve Ganor and a cousin, Danny Gaynor, as well as beloved canine friend, Megan.
Internment will be in St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery.

CASPER, Mikayla Jane
b.  3 Jan 2002 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
d.  6 Jan 2002 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
From Obituary
Daughter of Wayne and Nancy (Meyer) Casper. Survivors include her parents; maternal grandparents Robert and Evangeline Meyer and her paternal grandparents, Francis and Mary Casper. Mikayla is further survived by many aunts, uncles, and cousins.  Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

CHOITZ, Aileen
B.  2 Feb 1914 - Ellsworth County, Kansas
D.  31 Jan 2002 - Ellsworth, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Saturday, February 2, 2002 and Ellsworth Co. Independent Reporter - Feb. 7, 2002
Daughter of William and Helena Schwerdtfeger Choitz. On May 8, 1932, she married Ernest Henry MEHL at Ellsworth. He died Nov. 8, 1994. Survivors include: a son, John; a daughter, Carol Hicks; a sister, Lillian Koralek, Geneseo. She was preceded in death by two brothers and seven sisters.

CHRISTIANSON, Adalia E.
b.  29 Nov 1906 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
d.  16 Jan 2002 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Obituary
Daughter of the late Thomas and Tillie (Rommelfanger) Christianson.  On March 29, 1929, Adalia married Frances J. MESSER in Waukegan, Ill. He preceded her in death on Sept. 18, 1966. Survivors include one daughter, Joyce (Jerry) Prigge of Crystal Lake; three sons, Harold (Denise) Messner of Greenfield, Kenneth R. (Mae Jean) Messner and F. Brian (Julia) Messner, both of Sheboygan Falls; ten grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, one great-great grandson and one sister-in-Iaw, Alma Messner of Kohler. She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis; five sisters and two brothers.  Burial will take place in Sheboygan Falls Cemetery.

** COLEMAN, Helen A. (Schulz)
            See Helen A. Schulz

COVEY, Donald A.
b.  28 May 1930 - Oshkosh, Wisconsin
d.  1 Nov 2001 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press - Sunday, November 4, 2001
Son of William and Pearl (Day) Covey. He and Shirley Klein were married June 26, 1954 at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church. Donald is survived by his wife Shirley, a daughter Darla Fredricks, a son Thomas (Gabriele) Covey, grandchildren Holly and Matthew Covey, Joseph Roethel, Brandon and Brittany Fredricks; sisters Arlene Anderson of California and Eunice (William) Huff of Maryland, a brother Raymond (Romayne) Covey of California and nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Donald was preceded in death by a brother, LeRoy Covey.
Entombment will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

CSIDA, Rinalda Laverne
b.  10 Apr 1929 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
d.  15 Jan 2002 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Obituary - Sat. 19, 2002
Daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Ann (Leveno) Csida. On Oct. 24, 1959, she married James A. RAMMER at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband, James, a brother Roger (Trudy) Csida of Plymouth, 2 sisters Mary Ann Usadel of Sheboygan and Barbara Timerick of Two Rivers. Entombment will be in Calvary Cemetery.

CURRAN, George W.
b.  1 Mar 1913 - Kansas City, Missouri
d.  2 Nov 2001 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Obituary
Son of the late William W. and Martha A. (Carrouthers) Curran. On May 21, 1938, he married the former Hazel M. GILLILARD in Kansas City. Survivors include his wife, Hazel; two daughters, Judith Ann Woodson, Janice (Al) Thaves; six grandchildren, Dorian (Kimberly) Woodson, Shelly Woodson, Matthew Thaves, Mark (Dawn) Thaves, Luke (Mary) Thaves and John Thaves; eight great-grandchildren, Carter and Mason Woodson, Brian Thaves, Jordyn and Lindsay Thaves, Zoe and Mia Thaves and Steven Thaves. He was preceded in death by six brothers and two sisters. Entombment will take place in Sunrise Memorial Gardens.

CURTISS, Foster S.
b.  11 Nov 1915 - Plymouth, Wisconsin
d.  30 Aug 2001 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press - September 1, 2001
Son of the late John and Hattie Smith Curtiss. On June 1, 1940, he married Beulah Marguerite HEMBROOK in Chetek, Wis. His wife preceded him in death Dec. 26, 1998. Survivors include his children, Susan (Brian) Maron and John (Beatriz) Curtiss. He has three grandchildren: Pamela (Roger) Bunker, Foster (Jennifer) Curtiss  and John Curtiss; and three great-granddaughters: Madison, McKenzie and Morgan Curtiss. Burial will be in the Winooski Cemetery.

DANNE, Loraine
b.  19 Jul 1910 - Oostburg, Wisconsin
d.  19 Jan 2002 - Sheboyan, Wisconsin
Daughter of Ed and Jennie Brethouwer Daane.  On Sept. 25, 1976, Loraine married Peter M. DAANE at First Presbyterian Church of Oostburg. Mr. Daane preceded her in death in 1992. Survivors include two stepsons, David (Marge) Daane, Peter (Ramona) Daane all of Oostburg; and a nephew, Don Daanet. In addition to her husband Peter, her brother, Robert Daane, preceded Loraine in death.  Burial will take place in the Oostburg Cemetery.

DAHMER, Floyd Charles
b. 1924 abt - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
d. 8 Feb 2002  - Lady Lake, Florida
From Sheboygan Press.
Son of Christian and Maria Neuwirth Dahmer.  Mr. Dahmer is survived by his wife of 53 years, Judith of Lady Lake; two sons, Forrest (Bea) Dahmer  and John (Jamie) Dahmer; one daughter, Maria (Dave) Hanson; two sisters, Lily Griffin of La Mesa, Calif. and Lorraine (Tom) Roy of Grafton.

**DALKE, Opal (Longhofer)
            See Opal Longhofer

DAUN,  Cordula
b.  13 Feb 1826 - Chilton, Wisconsin
d.  1 Nov 2001 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press - November 2, 2001
Daughter of the late Charles and Magdelena “Lena” Rollman Daun. On May 29, 1948 she married Robert KELTESCH at St. Charles Catholic Church, Charlesburg. Survivors include her husband, Robert; five children, Stephen (Barbara) Keltesch, Paul (Pat) Keltesch, Michael (Lori) Keltesch, Ramona Keltesch, and Renee Keltesch. She is further survived by two brothers, Ben (Betty) Daun of Charlesburg and Carl (Beverly) Daun of rural Chilton; six sisters, Marie Gust of Milwaukee, Theresa Nucciarone of Kiel, Rita Polster of Kiel, Dorothy Nadler of Chilton, Carol (Chuck) Northway of Rib Lake, Virginia (Gary) Bonlander of New Holstein. She was preceded in death by one sister and one great-granddaughter. Burial will take place in the church cemetery.

DECKER, Frieda
b.  8 Jan 1907 - Russia
d.  12 Feb 2002 - Hoisington, Kansas
From Great Bend (Kan) Tribune - February 2002
Daughter of George and Katherine Decker. She married Clarence Edward PACKARD Oct. 22, 1922, in Great Bend. He died Sept. 16, 1961. Survivors include one son, Quentin Packard of Otis. She was preceded in death by one brother, Jacob Decker; and one sister, Bertha Fink. Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at La Crosse City Cemetery.

**DEINES, Freda (Dietz)
            See Dietz

**DEINES, Nevilla Wilma (Schaben)
            See Nevilla Wilma Schaben

DENNER, Lydia K.
b.  15 Feb 1914 - Russia
d.  8 May 2002- Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Fond du Lac Reporter May 12, 2002
Daughter of Henry and Catherine Schaefer Denner. In 1929, she and her family of two sisters and two brothers immigrated to the United States. Lydia married David KUSLITS, who preceded her in death.  She then married Arthur ZANGL, who also preceded her in death.  She will be sadly missed by three daughters, Gloria (Melvin) Pipping, Patricia (Darryl) Judson, and Linda (Raymond) MacDonald;  and a sister, Erica (Ted) Borgen, Fond du Lac.  She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Emil and Art Denner; and a sister, Rachel Griffith.  Burial will follow in Ledgeview Memorial Park Cemetery

DEPIESSE, Adelia G.
B.  21 Aug 1910 - Beaver, Kansas
D.  14  Jan 2002 - Hoisington, Kansas
From Hutchinson (KS) News - Jananuary 15, 2002
Daughter of Jac and Mary Ann "Meyeres" Depiesse. On May 19, 1931, she married August  R.  SCHREMMER at Beaver. He survives. Other survivors include: five sons, Jim, Earl, Ron, Bill and Gene; three daughters, Patricia Proksch, Lois Klug, and Karen Bishop; four sisters, Sidonia Bartlett, Lakeside, Calif., Elsie Hinkley, El Cajon, Calif., Margaret Elstun, Lyons, and Gene Polzin, Hoisington. She was preceded in death by five brothers, Jac, Lawrence, John, Art and Earl Depiesse; four sisters, Ann Reif, Viola Depiesse, Marion Kuxhause, and Georgia Mae Hildreth; and three grandchildren. Burial will be in St. John Cemetery, Hoisington.

DEPIESSE, Margaret M.
B.  16 Dec 1918 - Beaver, Kansas
D.  1 Feb 2002 - Lyons, Kansas
From Great Bend Tribune - February 3, 2002
Daughter of Jacob and Mary Ann Meyeres Depiesse. She married Howard Bud ELSTUN, April 24, 1938 at Great Bend. He died Dec. 9, 1975. Survivors include three sisters, Elsie Hinkley of El Chaoien, Calif., Sidonia Barlett of Lakeside, Calif., and Jean Polzin of Hoisington. She was preceded in death by five brothers, Jac Depiesse, Lawrence Depiesse, John Depiesse, Art Depiesse, and Earl Depiesse; and five sisters, Ann Reif, Viola Depiesse, Marion Kuxhause, Georgia Mae Hildreth, and Adelia Schremmer.  Burial will be at Lyons Municipal Cemetery in Lyons.

DEPPERSCHMIDT, Martina Eileen
B.  3 Jan 1922 - Schoenchen, Kansas
D.  4 February 2002 - Ness City, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - February 5, 2002
Daughter of Clement and Mary Lang Depperschmidt. On May 11, 1946, she married Otto E. TITTEL at Ness City. He died June 16, 1995. Survivors include: two sons, Gary and Terry; a brother, George Depperschmidt, Ness City; and two sisters, Linda Rupp and Mary Pfannenstiel, both of Ness City. She was preceded in death by a brother, John; and three sisters, Katie Munsch, Anna Stoecklein and Margaret Haas. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Ness City.

DeSMITH, Elmo M.
b.  4 Oct 1920 - Holland, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin
d.  29 Oct 2001 - Mequon, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press - October 31, 2001
Son of Ulysses and Ruth (TeRonde) DeSmith.  Mr. DeSmith married Muriel Lukens on July 12, 1947. The couple later divorced. He is survived by his son, Jeffrey (Julie) DeSmith and a brother, Leroy DeSmith of Sheboygan Falls. He is preceded in. death by his parents and an infant son.

DEUTSCHENDORF, Max
b.  24 Feb 12933 - Washita County, Oklahoma
d.  16 May 2002 - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - May 19, 2002
Son of John and Anna Koop Deutschendorf. Survivors include: two sons; three daughters, including Mary Ann Hixon; five brothers; a sister; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Burial will be in Cloud Chief Cemetery, Cloud Chief, Okla.

**DICK, Mathilda (Neises)
            See Mathilda Neises

**DIEFENDORF, Laura Lorena (White)
            See Laura Lorena White

**DIETZ, Amelia (Maier)
            See Amelia Maier

DIETZ, Eugene H.
b.  14 Sep 1932 - Russell County, Kansas
d.  28 Feb 2002 - Russell, Kansas
From Hays Daily News - Tuesday, March 5, 2002
Son of Emil and Ruth (Dumler) Dietz. Survivors include a son, James; two sisters, Merna Holkum, Oklahoma City, and Dorothy Dolecheck, Hoisington; and two stepgrandchildren.Burial in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, rural Russell.

DIETZ, Freda
b.  8 Dec 1917 - WaKeeney, Kansas
d.  20 Jun 2002 - Wakeeney, Kansas
From Hays Daily News - June 23, 2002
Daughter of  Theodore and Elizabeth (Fabrizius) Dietz. She married Lawrence DEINES on Sept. 10, 1939. He died Feb. 4, 1992. Survivors include a son, Larry; two daughters, Doris Kraft, and Bonnie Strait; a brother, the Rev. R. Fred Dietz, Edmond, Okla.; two sisters, Marie Krug, Oakley, and Hilda Minek, St. Francis. She was preceded in death by a son, Leon, and a brother, Raymond Dietz.  Burial in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Trego Center.

DIETZ, Norbert
b.  12 Apr 1922 - Trego County, Kansas
d.  11 Jun 2002 - Liberty, Missouri
From Hays Daily News - June 13, 2002
Son of  William G. and Lydia (Meisner) Dietz. He married Donna F. KUHLKEN on Oct. 19, 1946. Survivors include his wife, Liberty; a son, Ken; two daughters, Glenda Dietz and Sharon Iverson; two sisters, Florence Roemer, Grainfield, and Marilyn Connor, Tulsa; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Jones. Burial in WaKeeney City Cemetery.

DINKEL, Amelia A.
b.  6 Mar 1915 - Hays, Kansas
d.  27 Feb 2002 - Hays, Kansas
From Hays Daily News -February 28, 2002
Daughter of  Michael and Elizabeth (Weigel) Dinkel. She married John E. SCHULTE on Sept. 24, 1940, in Victoria. Survivors include her husband, of the home; two sons, Damian and Regis; two daughters, Claudia Hertel, and Carey Schulte; a brother, Dan Dinkel, Denver; two sisters, Ann Smith, Gorham, and Lioba Keller, Park City; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Albert Dinkel, Harry Dinkel, Ben Dinkel, and Bill Dinkel, and two sisters, Albina Dreiling and Rose Brungardt. Burial in the church cemetery.

**DINKEL, Mary Ida (Pfannenstiel)
            See Mary Ida Pfannenstiel

DOMSON, Mollie
b.  26 Sep 1909 - Kiev, Ukraine, Russia
d.  16 Feb 2002 - Ozark, Arkansas
From Scotts Bluff Star Hearld,  Scotts Bluff, NE  -  23 Jun 2002
Graveside services will be held June 25, 2002, at 10:30 a.m. at the Forest Lawn Cemetery in Morrill. Grandson Craig Hodges of Ozark, Ark. will preside. Daughter of the late George and Katherine Dermer Domson, she was born Sept. 26, 1909, in Kiev, Ukraine, Russia immigrating to the United States in 1912.  She is survived by her son Richard and daughter in law Phyllis of Gaston, Ore.; daughters and sons in law Shirley and Larry Huls of Lincoln; and Kathy and Bob Hodges of Ozark, Ark.; 12 grandchildren; 28 great-great-grandchildren; four great-great-great grandchildren; sisters Frieda Coen and Florence Martin, both of Torrington, Wyo.; and brothers John of Westminster, Colo., Bill of Morristown, Ariz., Herman, Ed and Pete of Torrington, Wyo., and Bob of Scottsbluff. She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Ralph; infant son Clarence; grandson Kevin Hodges; sisters Amelia Domson, Pauline Herman, Millie Backman, Eleanor Bonnett, Christine Easton and brother George.

 ** DREILING, Albina (Kuhn)
            See Albina Kuhn

** DREILING, Alma (Wolf)
            See Alma Wolf

DREILING, Clarence
b.  1922
d.  5 Mar 2002 - Wichita, Kansas
From Great Bend (Kan) Tribune - March 7, 2002
He married Irene DREILING. Survivors include his wife of the home; two sons, Clarence Dreiling and Richard Dreiling; two stepsons, Donald Snider and Richard Snider; one stepdaughter, Gloria Tabor; two brothers, Charles Dreiling and Donald Dreiling; 11 grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.

DREILING, Evelyn
b.  22 Mar 1905 - Ellis, Kansas
d.  8 May 2002 - St. Francis Home
From Hays Daily News - May 9, 2002
Daughter of  Peter and Eva Marie (Herl) Dreiling. Survivors include a sister, Anna Erbert, Ellis. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Leonard, James, George, and Alfred, and six sisters, Margaret, Amelia, Catherine, Mary, Irene, and Angelita. Burial in St. Joseph Springs Cemetery.

** DREILING, Irene (Schmidt)
            See Irene Schmidt

DUMLER, Bertha R.
b.  22 Sep 1908- Russell County, Kansas
d.  20 May 2002 - Russell, Kansas
From Salina Journal - May 21, 2002
She was preceded in death by her husband, Alex, KRUG, JR., in 1985.  Survivors include a daughter, Mae Ralls of Evergreen, Colo.; and three brothers, Benjamin Dumler of Hoisington, and Alvin Dumler and Victor Dumler, both of Russell.  Burial will be in Russell City Cemetery.

DUMLER, Norman
b.  8 June 1930 - Russell, Kansas
d.  8 Mar 2002 - Phoenix, Arizona
From Great Bend (Kans) Tribune - March 13, 2002
Son of Paul and Theresa Reissig Dumler. He married Dixie RAY July 7, 1951, in Russell.
Survivors include his wife of the home; one son, Mark Dumler; one daughter, Kim Virtue; one brother, James Dumler of Nixa, Mo.; and two sisters, Marjorie L. Pohlman of Russell and Mary Ann Vopat of Wilson. He was preceded in death by one sister, Vera Mae Gregson.

DYCK, Hulda E.
b.  3 Oct 1909 - Moundridge, Kansas
d.  17 Jun 2002 - Topeka, Kansas
From Newton Kansan - June 19, 2002
Daughter of  Frank and Elizabeth (Epp) Dyck in Moundridge. She married Walter G. JANTZEN May 26, 1934,in Moundridge. He survives of the home in Topeka. Other survivors include: a son, Argell D. Jantzen of Topeka; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.  She also was preceded in death by three brothers and a sister.  .  Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.

DYCK, Juanita B.
b.  29 Jul 1924 - Turpin, Oklahoma
d.  5 Mar 2002 -Hutchinson, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - March 6, 2002
Daughter of Cornelius J. and Lizzie Dyck. On April 25, 1943, she married Melvin H. ENSZ at Wichita. He died Aug. 15, 1979. Survivors include: a son, Perry D.; two daughters, Georgia Harris and Lisa Beynon.

EDIGER, Waldo
b.  23 May 1926 - Goessel, Kansas
d.  13 June 2002 - Goessel, Kansas
From Hillsboro Star Journal - June 20, 2002
Youngest son of Henry and Elizabeth (Goossen) Ediger. His parents died when he was almost three years old, and he grew up in the home of his uncle, David Ediger. On May 13, 1966, he married Alda Mae GOERTZEN. She survives. He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Rudolph, Arthur, and Henry, Jr. Survivors include his wife of the home; son, Ronald; and sister-in-law, Katherine Ediger.

EHRLICH, Dora Lee
B.  15 Mar 1930 - Russell, Kansas
D.  25 Jan 2002 - Hays, Kansas
From Hays Daily Journal - January 26, 2002
Dughter of  Carl and Mollie (Herman) Ehrlich. She married Ward TRUAN  in Russell. He died July 11, 2000. Survivors include a half-brother, Ernest Ehrlich, Russell; a sister, Lorraine Boger, Everett, Wash.; and three half-sisters, Mathilda Nightengale, British Columbia, Canada, Elsie Osborn, Rifle, Colo., and Hanna Wentworth, Edmond, Okla. She was preceded in death by a brother, Wilbert Ehrlich, four half-brothers, Ed, John, Chester, Leo Ehrlich, and Harry Laubhan, and five half-sisters, Frieda Johann, Thelma Purdom, Frances Holthoefer, Bertha Hart and Esther Sallman. Burial in the St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Russell.

EICHLER, Mabel P.
b.  27 Jan 1919 - Windsor, Colorado
d.  23 Mar 2002 - Hutchinson, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - March 27, 2002
Daughter of Henry and Katherina Steinbrecker Eichler. On Dec. 2, 1936, she married Vernon Eugene TINSLEY at Harlingen, Texas. He preceded her in death. On May 6, 1944, she married Forrest E. ELKINS at Fond du Lac, Wis. He died Aug. 4, 2000. Survivors include: a son, Vernon Tinsley; two brothers, Carl Zulauf, El Cajon, Calif., and Aaron Zulauf, Fond du Lac, Wis.; two sisters, Rosemary Warren, Madison, Wis., and Judy Janssen, Lyons; a grandchild; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Leo and Donald Zulauf; and three sisters, Bertha Bostwick, Clare Stoddart and Marion Lindgren. Burial will be in Lyons Municipal Cemetery.

EILRICH, Rosaline W.
B.  29 Apr 1904 - Ellsworth County, Kansas
D.  16 Jan 2002 - Clay Center, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kans) News - Jan 18, 2002, and Ellworth Cty Independent - Jan 24, 2002
Daughter of Reinhold Julius and Bertha Emma Peterman Eilrich. On Aug. 30, 1925, she married George Walter GROSNICK at Ellsworth. He died Feb. 16, 1986. Survivors include: a daughter, Marian McKain, Miltonvale; a brother, Wilbert Eilrich, Colorado Springs, Colo.; three sisters, Hilda Schroeder and Mildred Burmeister, both of Ellsworth, and Verna Miller, Bremen, Ind.; four grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by a son, Roland; a sister, Elizabeth Cleverdon in 1952; and two brothers, Alfred  Eilrich in 1964 and Martin Eilrich in 1971.Burial will be in St. Paul's Lutheran Church Cemetery, rural Ellsworth

EHRLICH, Dale R.
b.  unk
d. 20 Feb 2002 - Beatrice, Nebraska
From Lincoln Journal Star, Feb. 22, 2002.
Survivors: wife, Anita; daughter-in-law, Sharrynn; nieces; nephew. Preceded in death by son, Douglas

EHRLICH, Paul L.
b.  26 Apr 1916 - Hoisington, Kansas
d.  17 Feb 2002 - Junction City, Kansas
Son of Emanuel and Leah Nuss Ehrlich. On Sept. 18, 1939, he married Viellen B. McFARLAND at Hutchinson. She survives. Other survivors include: a brother, Clarence Ehrlich, Hutchinson; three sisters, including, Rosie Ungles, Hutchinson; and two grandchildren. Burial will be in Fort Riley Cemetery, Fort Riley.

EHRLICH, Walter J.
b.  25 Jun 1920 - Gering, Nebraska
d.  16 Feb 2002 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska
From Scottsbluff (Nebr) Star Herald - February 19, 2002
Interment will follow at West Lawn Cemetery. Son of Peter and Anna (Siebel) Ehrlich. He married Helen BAKER in Scottsbluff; his son and daughter were born to this marriage. He married Marge JACOBY and in the late 40s.  After Marge’s death in November 1996, he lived in Gering. He is survived by his son, Gary Ehrlich; daughter, Becky Grandfield; brothers, Harry Ehrlich of Gering, Carl Ehrlich of Riverside, Calif.; sister, Emma Benzel of Alliance. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marge; brother, Alex; and sisters, Frieda Slafter, Catherine Alhbrandt, Mollie Yekel, Charlotte Stricker and Amelia Schneider.

EICHMAN, Ella Elizabeth
b.  2 Aug 1918 - Shattuck, Oklahoma
d.  7 April 2002 - Fresno, California
From Northwest Oklahoman - May 2, 2002
She was preceded in death by her husband Leonard EICHMAN in 1991. She is survived by her son Ben Eichman and his wife Gloria, her daughters Shirley Ann Smith and her husband Harley, and Diane Pineo and her husband Leslie; her seven grandchildren Gary and Ron Eichman, Bradley and Bryan Burt, Katie Pursell, Michael Price and Michelle Pineo; seven great grandchildren; and her sister Pauline Pshigoda of Texas. Internment was held in the Fresno Memorial Gardens.

EISCHEN, Rosie
b.  20 Sep 1928 - Port Washington, Wisconsin
d.  20 Oct 2001 - Ozaukee, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press - October 23, 2001
Daughter of  Albert and Anna Yaerling Eischen. On Oct. 15, 1949, she married Carlton Nisleit at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Grafton. Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Carlton; three sons: Steven (Linda), Robert, and Richard (Charlotte); and four daughters: Linda (Ronald) Rappold, Barbara (Daniel) Wollner, Donna (Robert) Edquist, and Anne Shipley. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren: Rhonda, Lana, Tamara Rose, Dana, Kristin, J.B., Drew, Laura, Amanda, Katie, Sarah and Carly Rose; one great-grandson, Fox; two brothers, Allie (Ruth) Eischen of Newburg and Melvin (LaVonne) Eischen of Grafton; one brother-in-law, Derold Nisleit; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many, many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; one infant daughter, Lana; one brother, Alvin; and two sisters-in-Iaw: Harriet Eischen and Thelma Nisleit.   Burial will be in St. Paul Cemetery.

** ELKINS, Mabel P. Tinsley (Eichler)
            See Mabel P.Eichler

**ELSTUN, Margaret M. (Depiesse)
            See Margaret M. Depiesse

** ENGEL, La Verne (Becker)
            See La Verne Becker

ENNS, Dave
b.  15 Jul 1911 - McPherson County, Kansas
d.  8 Apr 2002 - Inman, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kans) News - Aril 190, 2002
Son of Jacob J. and Sarah Balzer Enns. On Nov. 23, 1941, he married Elizabeth WIENS  at  Inman. She survives. Other survivors include: two sons, Ken and Eugene; a daughter, Margaret Zimmerman; a brother, Albert, Hutchinson; a sister, Tena Voth, Goessel; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Jacob B. and Waldo; and two sisters, Caroline Enns and Marie Unruh. Graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in North Inman Cemetery, Inman..

** ENSZ, Juanita B. (Dyck)
            See Juanita B. Dyck

ENSZ, Marie
b.  27 Aug 1912 - Inman, Kansas
d.  10 May 2002 - - Hillsboro, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - May 12, 2002
Daughter of G.D. and Lena Klaassen Ensz. On March 7, 1937, she married Irvin L. JOST at Inman. He died in 1984. Survivors include: a son, Gerald; two daughters, Shirley Ratzloff and Sharon Schroeder; two brothers, Arnold and Elmer Ensz; two sisters, Ruth Jost and Irene Sullivan; and two grandchildren. Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Cemetery, Hillsboro.

ENTZ, Quentin          
b.  6 Mar 1948 - Peabody, Kansas
d.  23 Feb 2002 - Wichita, Kansas
From Newton Kansan - February 26, 2002
Son of Arnold R. and Arene M. (Kaufman) Entz. His father preceded him in death. His mother survives of Peabody. He married Sandra SCHULTZ Aug. 22, 1975, at United Presbyterian Church in Newton. She survives. Other survivors include: a son, Rusty; a daughter, Ginger Entz Hurst; three brothers, Rodney Entz, Dennis Entz, and Scott Entz; two sisters, Grace Unrau  and Karen Stuber; and two grandchildren. Burial will be in Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Peabody

ENTZ, Grandmother Richert
Memories From Newton Kansan - February 3, 2002
Fifty years ago in August of 1949 when our eldest son was five months old, Grandmother Richert passed away. With her parents, Johann and Justine Enz, two sisters and three of her brothers, she had come to America from West Prussia, arriving in Newton on May 23, 1881. Another brother joined the family after he completed a tour of duty in the Prussian army.

ERBSTOESSER, Allan W.
b.  17 Jun 1928 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
d.  1 Sep 2001 - Green Bay, Wisconsin
From The Sheboygan Press September 2, 2001
Son of the late Ray Erbstoesser and Loraine (Herwig) Neuwirth Erbstoesser. On Sept. 24, 1949, he married the former Charlotte GOEBEL in Sheboygan. Survivors include his wife, Charlotte; two sons, Mark (Mary) Erbstoesser and Gary (Terry) Erbstoesser; six grandchildren, Jennifer (Brian) Teunissen, Laura Erbstoesser, Katherine Erbstoesser, Matthew Erbstoesser, Holly Erbstoesser and Josephine Erbstoesser; and a sister, Mary Hugh Dales of Thiensville.Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery.

** EWERT, Clara (Plett)
            See Clara Plett

** EWERT, Hilda (Rempel)
            See Hildla Rempel

FAAS, John
b.  12 Jun 1918 - Plymouth, Wisconsin
d.  24 Jan 2002 - Port Washington, Wisconsin
From  Sheboygan Press, WI.
Son of Joseph and Alma(nee Knauer). He married the late Elizabeth Betty (nee BLUHM) in Kohler on July 29, 1944. Survivors include his children, Lynn (James) Klimek and John (Linda) Faas; grandchildren, Kevin Klimek, Debra (Mike) Kelling, Deanna(Jim)Rychtek, Jason Faas and Jennifer Faas; great-grandchildren, Krista and Brandon Kelling; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  Entombment will  be in Wisconsin Memorial Park Brookfield. 

FALL, Margaret G.
b.  28 Dec 1909 - Albia, Iowa
d.  2 Nov 2001- Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press - November 5, 2001
Daughter of the late Herman and Elsie Patterson Fall. She married William W. WURM  June 20, 1931. Survivors include three sons, Rev. William C. (Janice) Wurm Town of Sheboygan, David R. (Judy) Wurm of Chattanooga, Tenn, and Donald E. (Olivia ) Werner of Meridian Miss.; ten grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by one infant son, William W. ; one sister, Alta Brown; and one brother, Ted Fall.  Burial will be in the Ridgewood Cemetery in Des Plaines, Ill.

**FEIL, Mollie (Hoover)
            See  Mollie Hoover

FINGER, Kenneth H.
b.  abt 1929
d.  4 Jan 2002 - Thiensville, Wisconsin
He was the beloved husband of Josephine (nee Nasci) Finger; loving father of Mark (Molly) Finger, Pat (Pam) Finger, Paula (Gerald) Harris, John (Jill) Finger and Jodi (Johnny) Ritter; proud grandfather of 11 grandchildren; five step-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; dear brother of Robert (Kathleen) Finger, Nita (Jack) Fischer, Margaret (Don) Francis, Nel (Richard) Hoerz and the late Merl (Mutz).

** FOOS, Emma Ida Lydia (Langholz)
            See Emma Ida Lydia Langholz

**FOOS, Lotus (Albers)
            See Lotus Albers

** FOUNTAIN, Alice Fish (Humber)
            See Alice Fish Humber

FOUNTAIN, Cassandra Mary
b. 7 Jan 1914 - Dewey County, Oklahoma
d.       16 Dec 1968 - Dewey County, Oklahoma
Parents: George Morton FOUNTAIN and Alice Fish HUMBER. She was married to Clyde Rhinehold HAFFNER on 19 May 1932 in Watonga, Blaine Co., OK. Children were: Glynna Colleen HAFFNER, Ronald Len HAFFNER, Weldon Newell HAFFNER.

FOUNTAIN, George Morton
b.  10 May 1874 - Indianapolis, Illinois
D.  20 Feb 1948 - Watonga, Oklahoma
From Obituary
Son of James Henry and Cassandra Maxwell Fountain..He was married to Alice Fish HUMBER on 31 Mar 1901. Children were: Marvin Roy [Sr.] FOUNTAIN, James Marshall FOUNTAIN, Erma Mae FOUNTAIN, Cassandra Mary FOUNTAIN, Walter Olin FOUNTAIN.Additional information - Father of Cassandra Mary Fountain Haffner

**FRANK, Eva Hart (Schreiner)
            See Eva Schreiner

**FRANTZ, Selma (Unruh)
            See Selma Unruh

**FRANZ, Lydia Dorothea (Hamm)
            See Lydia Dorothea Hamm

FRANZEN, Emma Grace
Family from Germany
b.  17 Jan 2001 - Newton, Kansas
d.  25 Feb 2002 - Wichita, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - February 27, 2002
Daughter of Dean and Kristine Blank Franzen. Survivors include: her parents, of the home; a sister, Hannah, of the home; grandparents, Eugene and Doris Franzen, both of rural Canton, and H.D. and Rosina Blank, both of Sedgwick; great-grandparents, John and Isabelle Davis, both of Raymond; and Karl H. and Maria Plank, both of Wilhelmshaven, Germany. There will be private family burial in Alexanderwohl Church Cemetery, rural Goessel.

FRICKE, Louis L.
b.  19 Dec 1923 - Lincoln, Nebraska
d.  1 August 2001 - Lincoln, Nebraska
From Lincoln Journal Star
Son of  Herman F. and Esther M.(Ertl) Fricke. Survivors: wife, Elaine; daughters, sons-in-law, Teresa and Kent Hansen, Christine and Dan Shield; grandchildren, Nicole and Alex Shield, Rylee Marie Hansen; brothers, sisters-in-law, Herbert and Alice, Lincoln, John “Jack” and Phyllis, Salem, Ore., Edward and Josephine, Carl and Barbara, all Lincoln; sisters, Mary Ellen Lorenz, Ralston, Elaine Schwindt, Lincoln. Preceded in death by parents; brothers-in-law, John Schwindt, Alex Lorenz.  Wyuka Cemetery.

FRIESEN, Harry E.
b.  29 Jun 1927 - Inman, Kansas
d.  20 Jun 2002 - Denver, Colorado
From Newton Kansan - June 26, 2002
Son of  Henry and Minnie (Ediger) Friesen. He married Patricia (CAPRON) Friesen. She survives. Other survivors include: four sons, Allen Friesen, Kerry Friesen, Russell Friesen and Craig Friesen; two daughters, Darcy Wilson and Kendra Zebrowski; a sister, Esther Buller of Hesston; and a brother, Elmer Friesen of Newton. He was preceded in death by a sister, Linda Regehr.

FRIESEN, Joel Wayne
b.  11 May 1938 - Hillsboro, Kansas
d.  21 Apr 2002 - Marion, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - April 24, 2002
Son of J.E. and Selma Plett Friesen. Survivors include: a brother, Paul, Troy, Mich.; and two sisters, Ruth Friesen, Wichita, and Mary Fightmaster, Phoenix, Ariz.  He was preceded in death by: his parents.

FRIESEN, Melvin M.
b.  26 May 1940 - Aberdeen, Idaho
d.  5 Jun 2002 - Topeka, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - June 8, 2002
Son of Henry and Louise Isaac Friesen. On June 15, 1963, he married Judy GRABER. She survives. Other survivors include: two sons, Mark and Myron; four brothers, Vernon, Donald, Jim,  and Larry; twin sister, Mildred Schmidt; and a granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Leo Friesen. Private family graveside service will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

**FRITZLER, Elisabeth (Wolf)
            See Elisabeth Wolf

FUNK, Arlene R.
b.  30 Mar 1950 - Goessel, Kansas
d.  3 June 2002 - Marion, Kansas
From Hillsboro Star Journal - June 6, 2002
Daughter of LaVerne and Goldie J. (Unruh) Funk.  On June 17, 1983, she married Kelley HAWKINS in Newton.  She was preceded in death by her father. Survivors include her husband of the home; son, Uriah J. Titus; mother; brothers, Elmer Funk and David Funk; and sister, Virginia Martens.
 
FUNK, Linda
B.  5 Nov 1912 - Hillsboro, Kansas
D.  7 Feb 2002 - Hillsboro, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - February 9, 2002
Daughter of Jacob F. and Elizabeth Rempel Funk. On April 12, 1934, she married Adolf SCHMIDT in rural Hillsboro. He survives.  Other survivors include: three sons, Richard, Leroy, and Eddie; a daughter, Ruth Ann Smith, two brothers, Arthur R., Hillsboro, and Karl F. Funk, rural Hillsboro. She was preceded in death by a sister, Elma Bartel. Burial will be in Haven of Rest Cemetery, rural Hillsboro. 

**  GADZINSKI, Karen Ann  (Kaderabek)
            See Karen Ann Kaderabek

GALYARDT, Lucille Mae
b.  7 Oct 1923 - Ellinwood, Kansas
d.  7 May 2002 - Great Bend, Kansas
From Great Bend (Kans) Tribune - May 8, 2002
Daughter of Alex and Elizabeth Stroh Galyardt. She married Orville H. KASSELMAN May 5, 1945, at Newton. He died May 12, 1972. Survivors include two sisters, Delores Arnold and Elanor Christianson, both of Ellinwood. She was preceded in death by seven brothers and two sisters. Burial will be at Lakin-Comanche District Cemetery in Ellinwood.

**GEBHARDT, Mary (Miller)
            See Mary Miller

**GEFFERS, Katherine (Nebert)
            See Katherine Nebert

GERLAT, Victor C.
b.  6 Sep 1908 - Racine, Wisconsin
d.  16 Jan 2002 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Obituary
Son of  Arthur and Laura (Bolz) Gerlat. On June 30, 1934 Victor and Johanna ZOVNE were united in marriage at St. Mark Lutheran Church in Sheboygan. Victor is survived by his wife, Johanna; a son, Richard Gerlat; a daughter, Barbara (Roger) Scheuren; seven grandchildren, Lauri (Dave) Wulff, Richard Gerlat, Stephen (Jayne) Scheuren, Donald (Mary) Scheuren, Scott (Casey) Scheuren, Cheryl (Jeremy) Scheuren-Gmach, Jeffrey (Rachael) Scheuren; fourteen great-grandchildren, and a brother Jerome (Pauline) Gerlat of Sheboygan. In addition to his parents, Victor was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth. Burial will take place at Greenlawn Memorial Park. 

GERRITZEN, William A.
b.  15 Sep 1976 - Great Bend, Kansas
d.  14 Feb 2002 - Hoisington, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - February 16, 2002
Son of Robert L. and Erma J. Heine Gerritzen. Survivors include: his parents; a brother, Matthew C.; and several aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by his grandparents. Burial will be in St. John Cemetery, Hoisington.

GIEFER, Michael P.
b.  abt 1940
d.  16 Jan 2002 - Downers Grove, Illinois
From Obituary
Survivors include his wife, Karen; three sons, Mark, Kevin, and Peter Giefer, and four grandchildren.  Interment will be on Monday, Jan. 21 at Calvary Cemetery in Sheboygan.

GOERING, Gordon Herman
b.  30 Jun 1948 - McPherson, Kansas
d.  17 Jun 2002 - McPherson, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - June 19, 2002
Son of Herman B. and Adella V. Goering. Survivors include: three brothers, Jerry B.,  Jake L., and Lowell D.; and a sister, Vera Jean Shaw. Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in McPherson City Cemetery..

** GOERING, Lorene B. (Krehbiel)
            See Lorene B. Krehbiel

**GOERTZ, Elizabeth (Schmidt)
            See Elizabeth Schmidt

GOERTZ, Louis H.
b.  2 Sep 1918 - Borden, Saskatchewan
d.  2 May 2002 - Newton, Kansas
From Hillsboro Star Journal - May 9, 2002
Son of Henry and Anna (Tilitzsky) Goertz. He married Edna Agnes Sawatsky on June 6, 1943, at Virgil, Ontario, Canada. She survives of Kidron-Bethel Village in North Newton. Survivors include his wife; son, LeRoy Goertz; daughters, Rosalie Miller, Betty Odgaard, and Charlotte Nickel; brothers, Menno Klassen and Ben Klassen, both of Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada; sisters, Hulda Duerksen of Sasatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, and Eva Enns of Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada.
 
GOETZ, Anthony F.
b.  9 Apr 1921 - Willowdale, Kansas
d.  16 Apr 2002 - Kingman, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - April 17, 2002
Son of Ignatius and Magdalena Wagner Goetz. On June 16, 1953, he married Anna Jane SMITH at Willowdale. She survives. Other survivors include: a son, Cecil; five daughters, Anita Slocum, Lois Symmonds, Nancy Simmons, Donna Roush, and Linda Goetz; three brothers, Vincent, Willowdale, Philip, Wichita, and Paul, San Antonio, Texas; three sisters, Christina Bohrer and Yvonne Beat, both of Kingman, and Ann Cole, Great Bend; and 11 grandchildren. Burial will be in St. Peter's Church Cemetery.

GOSSE, Jeromie E.
b.  19 Oct 1930 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
d.  30 Oct 2001 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From ObituarySon of the late Arno and Josephine (Haindl) Gosse. Delores "Tootie" RAMMINGER and Jerome E. Gosse were married on Aug. 20, 1955 at Ss. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Sheboygan. Surviving Jerry is his loving wife, Tootie; two sons, David (Dawn)  and Michael (Carolyn); a daughter, Susan (Jay) Halverson; his treasured grandchildren, Tyler, Ashley, Tanya, Sammy and Connor; a brother, Wesley (Josie) Gosse of Sheboygan; his uncle, Joseph (Alvina) Haindl of Sheboygan, a brother-in-law, Walter Ramminger of Sheboygan, as well as, nieces, nephews and many friends.  Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.

GROENING, Selma
b. 18 Jul 1912 - Lehigh, Kansas
d.  26 Apr 26, 2002 - Hillsboro, Kansas
From Salina Journal - April 27, 2002 and Hillsboro Star Journal - May 2, 2002
Daughter of Franz F. and Maria (Unruh) Groening . On April 28, 1935, she was married to David M. JOST. They had six children: Thelma Ann, Glenna Marie, LaVonne, Gene David, Muriel, and James Philip.. She was preceded in death by her husband, David JOST, in 1996; a son, Gene David Jost; and two daughters, Thelma Ann Johnson and Glenna Marie Jost.  Survivors include a son, James; two daughters, LaVonne Calam  and Muriel Plamondon; a sister, Bernice Thies of Marion.. Burial will be in Gnadenau Cemetery, Hillsboro.

**GROSNICK, Rosaline W. (Eilrich)
            See Rosaline W. Eilrich

GROSS, Corrine
b.  11 Jun 1928 - Ellis, Kansas
d.  20 May 2002 - Russell, Kansas
From Hays Journal - May 22, 2002
Daughter of  Frank and Mary (Werth) Gross. She married Vernon N. ZORN on Jan 14, 1950, in Russell. He died Aug. 17, 1982. Survivors include a daughter, Del Herald; a brother, LeRoy Gross, Lawrence; a sister, Virginia Dinkel, Russell; and two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by an infant son, Vernon Fred, two brothers, Fred and Virgil Gross, and a sister, Genevieve Roach.  Burial in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery.

GROSS, Kathleen L.
b.  30 Nov 1940 - St. Anne, Wisconsin
d.  17 Jan 2002
From Obituary
Daughter of William and Gertrude Schmitz Gross. On Sept. 17, 1960, she married W. James Miller at Holy Rosary Church in New Holstein.  Surviving are her husband; one son, Douglas and his wife, Laurie; a daughter, Susan Miller; three grandchildren, Alex, Casey, and Jake Miller; three sisters, LaVerne Dickerell, Virgilla Konen and her husband, Ambrose; and Angela Lathrop and her husband, Jack; her mother-in-law, E. Viola Miller and her special friend, Bernard Sippel, of Fond du Lac; seven brothers-in-law, Joseph Miller and his wife, Shirley, Delbert Miller, and his special friend, Nancy Felch, Matthew Miller and his wife, Toni, Mark Miller and his wife, Ann, John Miller and his wife, Paula, George Miller and his wife, Mary, and Mike Miller and his wife, Alice; four sisters-in-law, Marilyn Kohlman and her husband, Ken, Katie Thresher and her husband, Tom., Christine Danor and her husband, Steve, and Alice Steffen and her husband, John, nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Denise Lynn; one brother, Alvin Gross; one sister-in-law, Dorothy Gross; and one brother-in-law, Lloyd Dickerell. Entombment in the Chapel of the Risen Christ Mausoleum, Calvary Cemetery. 

GULKE, Danielle Lorraine
b.  27 Oct 2001 -Milwaukee, Wisconsin
d.  27 Oct 2001 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press -  November 1, 2001
Infant daughter of Tracy L. Roe and Steven L. Gulke. She is survived by her parents, maternal grandparents, Lillian and Norman Roe  and paternal grandparents, Erich and La Vonne Gulke. Other loving survivors include aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. A private ceremony was held Thursday, Nov. 1, at Holy Cross Cemetery, Sheboygan, followed by burial there.

HAAS, Alvera
b.  8 Feb 1930 - Hays, Kansas
d.  16 Jun 2002 - Greeley, Colorado
From Hays Daily News - June 19, 2002
Daughter of  Jacob and Amelia (Werth) Haas. She married Gilbert BOOS on Aug. 29, 1950, in Hays. Survivors include her husband, of the home; two sons, Thomas and Brian; two daughters, Sherry Dougan and Mary Lou Quaco, She was preceded in death by a brother, Willy. Burial in Sunset Memorial Garden, Greeley.

HAAS, Lynn Louis
b.  3 Feb 1916 - Rural Coldwater, Kansas
d.  1 Apr 2002 - Coldwater, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - April 3, 2002
Son of Gottlieb G. and Mabel Helen Miller Haas. On Nov. 27, 1940, he married Hope BEITLER at Enid, Okla. She died April 9, 1971. On Nov. 3, 1972, he married Louise Kennedy at Dodge City. She died July 26, 1989. On Jan. 1, 1991, he married Alma Dean at Osawatomie. She survives. Other survivors include: a son, Harlie; two daughters, Sherryl Downing and Carol Kay; a stepson, Jim Huddleston; a stepdaughter, Elizabeth Dean; He was preceded in death by: a son, Harold Haas; a brother, Leo George "Jim" Haas; and a sister, Helen Parker. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery, Coldwater.

**HAAS, S. Sophie (Schultz)
            See S. Sophie Schultz

**HAFFNER, Anna Marie (Rothe)
            See Anna Marie Rothe

HAFFNER, Carl
b.  23 Dec 1896 - Hitchcock, Oklahoma
d.  28 Apr 1961 Watonga, Oklahoma
From  Southwestern Union Record – October 25, 1961
Son of  George and Katie Haffner at Hitchcock, Oklahoma. He was united in Marriage to Lydia NUSS, February 24, 1918. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, 2 brothers and 1 sister. He leaves to mourn his passing, his wife, Lydia, of the home; 1 sister Mrs. Lucas of Hitchcock, Oklahoma and 1 brother also of Hitchcock Oklahoma.

** HAFFNER, Cassandra Mary (Fountain)
            See Cassandra Mary Fountain

** HAFFNER, Christine (Nies)
            See Christine Nies

HAFFNER, Conrad C.
b.  18 Mar 1875 - Russia
d.  15 Jan 1963 - Kingfisher, Oklahoma
From SOUTHWESTERN UNION RECORD February 27, 1962.
He came to America with his parents when he was one year of age.  He married Mollie BERHARDT in 1904. Survivors include his wife, Mollie, of the home; a daughter, Mrs. Leota Steinert, of La Sierra, California; one son, Edward, of Denver, Colorado; eight grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. Burial in the Cashion Cemetery.

HAFFNER, DAVE
b.  abt 1893
d.  20 Nov 1923
From Okeene Record - November 23, 1923
Dave Haffner, aged about thirty years, suddenly dropped dead in front of his home Tuesday evening November 20th, 1923, about six o'clock. He had finished his days work and drove home. He put his delivery car in the garage and then walked around to talk to his brother-in-law, Cliff Miles, who was sitting in his car in front of the Haffner home. . . .

** HAFFNER, Esther June (Rothe)
            See Esther Rothe

HAFFNER, Eva Katherine
b.  1857 - Russia
D.  11 Aug 1932 - Hitchcock, Oklahoma
From Obituary and Headstone
Mrs. Eva Katherine Haffner died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Otto Weitz, at Hitchcock Tuesday of this week.  Mrs. Haffner is the mother of J. G. Haffner, George Haffner, Mrs. Henry Rusch and Mrs. Otto Weitz. Additional Information:  The Headstone shows that the husband, Gottfred Haffner was  born 1858 and died 1930.  Also see obit for their son, Gottfried Haffner.

HAFFNER, Ezra
b.  15 Aug 1913 - Hitchock, Oklahoma
d.  1 March 1999 - Lodie, California
From NEWS SENTINEL" , March 2, 1999, Lodi, California.
He was preceded in death by three brothers: Ivan, Wilbur, and Rueben Haffner. He is survived by his wife, Marie Haffner of Lodi. A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday at Cherokee Memorial Park.

HAFFNER, George
b.  10 Nov 1910 - Russia
d.  28 Jan 2000 - Sidney, Montana
From Obituary
Interment will be in the Sidney Cemetery. Son of Henry and Eva (Oblander) Haffner. When he was nine months old his family immigrated to the United States. In March of 1934, George married Katie GABLE. They had one son, Harold. Katie passed away in Jan. of 1995. Surviving him are: a son, Harold Haffner of Sidney; four sisters, Lydia Gable of Sidney, Emma Rein of Fallon, Freida Case of Kennewick, Wash. and Leah Haas of Glendive; two granddaughters and four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Katie, and a sister Molly Miller of Tacoma, Wash.

HAFFNER, Gottfried
b.  26 Nat 1884 - Sherbakofka, Imperial Russia
d.  17 Nov 1965 - Okeene, Oklahoma
From Okeene Record - Thursday, November 25, 1965
Son of Gottfried and Eva Katherine Haffner. Immigrated to the US about 1899. He was married on February 18, 1907 to the former Eva A. WINTER, who preceded him in death, March 16, 1932, after 25 years of marriage. On Christmas day, 1935, he married the former Elsie KRAMER, who died August 15, 1956, after 21 years of marriage. He is survived by his present wife, the former Elizabeth KUXHAUS whom he married December 29, 1957. In addition he is survived by three daughters of his first marriage: Leah, Mrs. Herb Weber; Frieda, Mrs. Reuben Weber, both of Okeene; and Emma, Mrs. Edwin Weber, of Homestead; a sister, Mrs. Henry Rusch, Fairview; seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Three brothers and one sister preceded him in death. Burial was in the Bierig Cemetery.

HAFFNER, Howard Edward
b.  3 Feb 1920 - Okeene, Oklahoma
d. 21 Dec 1992 - Enid, Oklahoma
From Obituary
Burial was in Ebenfield Cemetery, near Okeene.  Son of David E. and Helen Miles Haffner.
On Aug. 3, 1940, he married Mabel KARBS in the parsonage of the Evangelical and Reformed Church at Okeene. Surviving are his wife; a son, Robert; two daughters, Judy Worley and Sharon Mullins; a sister, Doris Ruth, Shelbyville, Texas; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.

HAFFNER, Jacob B.
b.  9 Dec 1893 - Hitchcock, Oklahoma
d.  20 Jun 1939 - Hitchcock, Oklahoma
From Okeene Record - June 23, 1939
 He was united in marriage to Katie BAKER on October 25, 1913. To this union two daughters were born,  Emma and Olinda, both at home. He is survived by his widow, Katie Haffner, two daughters, Emma and Olinda; three brothers: Dave Haffner of Hitchcock; Carl Haffner of Okeene; John Haffner of Hitchcock; one sister Mrs. Hulda Lucas of Hitchcock; and many other relatives and friends. Burial was in the Omega Seventh Day Adventist Church cemetery.

HAFFNER, Jacob Jay
b.  12 Oct 1883 - Lehigh, Kansas
d.  4 Aug 1957 - Okeene, Oklahoma
From Advent Review and Sabbath Herald - October 31, 1957
He is survived by his wife and son.

HAFFNER, Jacob Reichert
B.  21 Aug 1916 - North Wilwaukee, Wisconsin
D.  11 Sep 1999 - Oshkosh, Wisconsin
From Obituary
Son of the late Carl Haffner and Emilie Reichert Haffner. On August 24, 1940 he married Ruth Helen PFAFFENROTH in Grace Luthern Church, Pickett, Wisconsin. Jacob is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Ruth: one daughter, Carol Sue and Husband Ronald Meyer: one son, Lawrence John and his wife Sandra Haffner, . two grandsons, Kenneth L Goth and Nathan Goth, one step grandson, Michael J and wife Phyliss Meyer, two step grandchildren, Chelsea and Bobby Meyer, and one brother,David A Haffner and his wife Donna Haffner of St Louis Mo.. He leaves behind numerous Pfaffenroth brothers and sisters in law, neices nephews, and great neices and nephews as well as other relatives and friends. Jacob was preceded in death by his beloved parents and a brother Carl Haffner ,Jr, one sister Emilie Haffner and one sister in law Mary Haffner. Family interment services will be at the Lake View Memorial Park.
Additional Information:  (Contact Rachel Smith for provider of this information.)  Jacob Haffner seemed to think he and Ruth were not related and  could not be. His dad came over about 1900 and all his family was killed in Siberia. His family were Germans from Russia. I never could really visit with him, so finally called and talked to him on the phone. I asked him about Jewish connection. He knew nothing about that, but said he knew that there are a number of Haffners who are Jews living in the St. Louis area. Jacob's father was Carl Haffner and Emilie Reichert his mother. He had no children, but 2 adopted ones. Jacob grew up in the Milwaukee area. He passed away in 1999.

HAFFNER, John
b.  23 Oct 1902 - Hitchcock, Oklahoma
d.   Mar 1963 - Watonga, Oklahoma
From Watonga Republican - March 28, 1963
Interment was in the Watonga IOOF cemetery. . He married Beatrice SPAINHOWER on August 12, 1923 and to this union was born one son and two daughters. Additional Information:  Wesley Haffner is the son of John and Beatrice Haffner. John Haffner is the son of George Haffner, born 1/19/1856 and died 5/8/1930.  George is buried  in the Omega Seventh-day Adventist Cemetery.  George immigrated from Russia in 1890.  George is probably Gottfried's other brother.
Card of Thanks from Mrs. John G. Haffner, Mr. And Mrs. Wesley Haffner and Family, Mr. And Mrs. Willis Hinkle and Family.
Mr. And Mrs. Olen Gilliam and Family Mrs. Hulda Lucas.

**  HAFFNER, Lucy (Hamilton)
            See Lucy Hamilton

** HAFFNER, Mabel M. (Karbs) 
            See Mabel M. Karbs

HAFFNER, Mary
b.  1853 - Shumack, Russia
d.  27 Dec 1943 - Watonga, Oklahoma
From Watonga Republican - December 30, 1943
In February 1867 she was united in marriage to Pete HAFFNER, at Scharvokufka, Russia. To this union was born 9 children and in 1881 they migrated to the United States settling in Kansas. Mrs. Haffner leaves to mourn her loss: four sons, John of Watonga, Jake, Hitchcock; Charles, Los Angeles, California; Daniel, Portland, Oregon; five daughters; Mrs. John Weber, Watonga; Mrs. Jim Biehler, Omega; Mrs. M.V. Matson and Mrs. Sam Brown, El Reno; Mrs. Wm. Korgan, Oklahoma City. Interment was made in the Omega Adventist Cemetery. (Note - maiden name not furnished.  See obit for Peter Haffner - wife's name not furnished either.)

**  HAFFNER, Olinda (Baker)
            See Olinda Baker

HAFFNER, Olivia
b.  21 Mar 1917 - Windsor, Colorado
d.  21 Jun 2002 - Norman, Oklahoma
From DAILY OKLAHOMAN - Monday, June 24th, 2002
Daughter of  George and Marie Haffner. She was married to Manuel C. TAUTFEST and three children were born to that marriage. He preceded her in death. She later married Lowell "Mike" AUMILLER. Surviving relatives include her husband, Mike, a son, Robert R. Tautfest and wife Kathryn, one daughter, Karylin J. Steele, her daughter-in-law, Pat Tautfest, also one brother Albert Haffner of Salem, Missouri, seven grandchildren, and three great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, her parents, one son, Dewayne E. Tautfest and nine brothers and sisters. Interment will follow in Resthaven Memory Gardens.

HAFFNER, Peter
b.   20 Jun 1846 - Sharvokulfa (Shcherbakovka), Russia
d.  29 Nov 1942 - Watonga, Oklahoma
From Advent Review and Sabbath Herald - June 17, 1943
Additional information:  Jacob J. Haffner, married to Esther (ROTHE) Haffner, is Peter Haffner's oldest son. Since Jacob was always referred to as a cousin of Grandpa Haffner's it would seem to validate the fact that Peter and Gottfried were brothers. Additionally, they came from the same village in Russia.

HAFFNER, Wilbur James
b.  1925 - Hitchcock, Oklahoma
d.  19 Oct 1997 - Modesto, California
From  "LODI - NEWS SENTINEL" October 21, 1997, Lodi, California.
Survived by 3 daughters: Kathy Johnson, Dawnell Swindle, and Diana Devine, and 2 sons: Kraig Haffner  and Keith Haffner. Also survived by a brother, Ezra Haffner of Lodi, 7 grand-children and 1 great-grandchild. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 22, at Cherokee Memorial Park in Lodi.

HAMILTON, Lucy
b.  6 Aug 1913 - Altona, Oklahoma
d.  29 May 1997 - Kingfisher, Oklahoma
From  Kingfisher Newspaper
Burial at the Kingfisher Cemetery. Daughter of  Harry and Georgia Belle Hamilton. She married Olin C. HAFFNER  (sic) Olin C. Kaffner on October 25, 1933, in Oklahoma City.  She is survived by her husband, Olin of the home; one daughter, Donna J. Betow; one son, Richard O. Haffner; one sister, Bess Wells of Kingfisher, Oklahoma; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three brothers and five sisters.

HAMM, Lydia Dorothea
b.  6 Jun 1916 - McPherson County, Kansas
d.  13 June 2002 - Hutchinson, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - June 15, 2002
Daughter of Peter and Helena Sperling Hamm. On July 21, 1938, she married George B. FRANZ at Buhler. He died Dec. 12, 1987. Survivors include: two sons and daughter-in-laws, Bill and Deborah, and Pete and Priscila; two sisters, Elizabeth Blocker, Haven, and Cornelia Richardson, Henderson, Ky.; nine grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Ferdinand, Herman, Edward and Ike; and four sisters, Ann Suderman, Esther Hansen, Alberta and Justina Hamm. Burial will be in Buhler Municipal Cemetery, Buhler.

HAMMERSCHMIDT, Joseph A.
b.  16 Aug 2000 - Kansas City, Missouri
d.  19 Feb 2002 - Hays, Kansas
From Salina Journal - February 21, 2002
Infant son of Shaun M. Klaus-Hammerschmidt and Jennifer J. Denning. Survivors in addition to his parents include two brothers, Charlie S and Max D. Stieben; his grandparents, Dean P. and Arlene Denning and Mike and Jolene Burd; and his great-grandparents, Mary A. Leiker and Adolph and Freda Hammerschmidt, all of Hays, and Mary Klaus of Schoenchen. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays.

HANSEN, Richard W.
b.  5 Jun 1927 - Rhinelander, Wisconsin
d.  30 Oct 2001 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press - October 31, 2001
Son of the late Carl J. and Elvira H. Carlson Hansen. On March 29, 1952, he was united in marriage to Patricia Ann CARLSON at the First Presbyterian Church in Oak Park, Ill. Richard is survived by his wife of 49 years, Patricia; two sons, Peter (Jackie) and John Hansen; three granddaughters, Samantha, Betsy and Hannah Hansen; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Bernadette Pepper; two nephews, James and Richard Pepper and a special cousin, David Carlson.

HANSCHU, Lawrence Allen
b.  18 Nov 1918 - Romona, Kansas
d,  17 May 2002 - Tampa, Kansas
From Salina Journal - May 20, 2002
He was preceded in death by his wife, Eldena, in 1941.  Survivors include a daughter, Donna Bissel; a brother, Clinton Hanschu, Ramona; a sister, Kathryn Magathan, Herington; and a grandson.  A graveside service will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Marion Cemetery.

** HART, Eva Frank (Schreiner)
            See Eva Schriner

HATFIELD, Gerald W.
b.  abt 1915
d.  21 Jun 2002 - Wichita, Kansas
From Wichita Eagle - June 22, 2002
Service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Waco (Kan.) Cemetery.  Survivors: wife, Frances; daughter, Shirley Ann Quick.; sisters, Nelda Reed of Wichita, Bonnie Jean Boerner of Morgan Hill, Calif. Additional Information:  He married Francis SCHULTZ.

**HAWKINS, Arlene R. (Funk)
            See Arlene R. Funk

HEFELE, Elisabeth Eva
b.  10 Aug 1849 - Dobrinka, Russia
d.  2 May 1939
From Der Senbote 24 May 1939 p15 in german. Portland, Oregon
Married Gottfried METZLER in Dobrinka 1869. To America 1886, 12 children and only 2 survive her.

HEINZE, ALEX SANDER
B.  13 Feb 1889 - Dubuque, Kansas
D.  17 Jan 1964 - Ellsworth, Kansas
From Newspaper Clipping
Son of David and Elizabeth Steinle Heinze. On April 12, 1910, he was united in marriage to Anna BRANDA of Wilson. To this union 5 children were born, Charley of Ulysses; Mrs. Edna Larsen, Lucas; Mrs. Alex (Lilly) Prester, Dorrance; Mrs. Clifford (Amy) Blundon, Luray and Mrs. James (Erma) Lordeman of Closter, New Jersey.  His companion departed this life in April 1960, within a week after having celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. He is also survived by four brothers and three sisters, David of Ellinwood; Fred, Great Bend; Gusteen, Holyrood and Charles, Wilson, Mary Schneider, Downs; Rachel Borecky, Hutchinson and Elizabeth Buckbee, Ellinwood.  Two sisters preceded him in Death.

HEINZE, Charley Alex
B.  8 Jan 1911 - Lucas, Kansas
D.  29 Jan 1981 - Wichita, Kansas
From Obituary (dated Thursday, February 4, 1981)
Eldest of five children born to Alex and Anna (Branda) Heinze. He had four sisters:  Edna Larsen, Lucas; Lily Prester, Dorrance; Amy Blundon, Luray and Erma Lordeman, Tenafly, New Jersey. He was preceded in death by his parents. He courted and was united in marriage to Lavona McGUIRE on July 7, 1936, in Salina, Ks.  He was a kind and loving husband and father, and he leaves to mourn his passing his wife Lavona, of the home; his four sons, Weldon,, Melvin,  Dale, and Alvin; 4 sisters: 6 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Burial was in the Lucas Cemetery. 

** HEINZE, Mollie (Steinert)
            See Mollie Steinert

HEISER, Kathryn
b.  14 Jan 1919 - Ramona, Kansas
d.  22 Feb 2002 - Marion, Kansas
From Salina Journal - February 23, 2002
She was the eldest of the six children of the late John and Mary (Kleiber) Heiser. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Ezra SCHIMPF, in Oct 1,1988. On May 3, 1991, she was married to Sam THOLE of Marion. He died May 9, 2001.  Survivors include three sons, Jon Schimpf, Gene Schimpf,  and Jon Thole; two daughters, Karen Socolofsky  and Beth Rowe; three brothers, Harry of Hillsboro, Charles of Ramona and John of Herington; two sisters, Neva Heidebrecht of Lincoln, Neb., and Leona Fessler of Emporia; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.  Burial will be in Marion Cemetery.

HELMS, Lena
b.  10Aug 1920 - Burdett, Kansas
d.  20 March 2002 - Ellinwood, Kansa
From Great Bend (Kan) Tribune - March 21, 2002
Daughter of Christian Heimick and Maria Leusette Schmalgemeier Helms. She married Orville SCHWERTFEGER May 11, 1941, in rural Great Bend. He died June 24, 1978. She married Nick BIEBERLE Oct. 9, 1981, in Ellinwood. He died Dec. 13, 1987. Survivors include one son, Frank Schwertfeger.; seven stepsons, Bob Ewald,  Jerome Ewald, Norbert Bieberle, Marvin Bieberle, Ronald Bieberle,, Gordon Bieberle, and Floyd Bieberle; three stepdaughters, Joyce Leiker, Bernadine Overman., and Corrine Batchman; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Burial will be at Lakin-Comanche District Cemetery in Ellinwood.

HERBEL, Victor
b.  Sept. 15, 1913
d.  3 May 2002, Hillsboro, Kansas
From The Wichita Eagle - Sunday, May 5, 2002 and Hillsboro Star Journal - May 9, 2002
Son of Gottfried and Marie (Galyardt) Herbel, he was the youngest of 10 children. He married Gwydotta DeLAIR on June 26, 1940. Survivors include his wife of Hillsboro; daughters, Vicki and husband Sheldon Steinle and Tuss and husband Alan Ludvickson; son, Dennis; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
 
HERL, Albina F.
B.  23 Nov 1913 - Munjor, Kansas
D.  31 Jan 2002 - La Crosse, Kansas
From Great Bend Tribune - February 3, 2002
Daughter of Joseph and Catherine Frank Herl. She married Leonard SCHUCKMAN, SR. Nov. 9,
1932 at Munjor. He died May 9, 1989. Survivors include two sons, Charles R. Schuckman, and Leonard Schuckman Jr; one daughter, Rita Depperschmidt; one brother, Robert Herl of Munjor; two sisters, Genevieve Schuckman, and Leona Charles both of Salina; ten grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one brother, Clarence Herl; and one sister, Bertha Schaffer. Burial will be at St. Joseph¹s Cemetery in Liebenthal.

HERMAN, Gerald Dean
b.  14 Dec 1949 - Torrington, Wyoming
d.  13 Jun 2002 - Wheatland, Wyoming
From Scotts Bluff Star Herald, Scotts Bluff, NE  - 13 Jun 2002 Interment will be in the Wheatland Cemetery.  Son of William Jacob and Pauline (Domson) Herman. He married Linda L. HARMON on Nov. 25, 1975, in Phoenix, Ariz. Gerald is survived by his wife, Linda; two daughters, Amanda “Mandy” Herman and Ashley Herman; a sister, Delores Bath and husband, Ivan, and three brothers, Don Herman and wife, Mary Ann, and Bill Herman, and Charles Herman and wife, Mary.  He was preceded in death by his parents and Anne, infant brother, William Herman.

**HERMAN, Lydia (Miller)
            See Lydia Miller

HERMANN, Jerome J.
b.  26 Dec 1928 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
d.  30 Oct 2001 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press - October 31, 2001
Son of  Ernst and Emma (Kaiser) Hermann. On Nov. 28, 1952 he was united in marriage to Florence SPAETH of Sheboygan. In addition to his wife, Florence Jerry is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Terri and Dennis Jeske; three brothers, Victor Hermann, Wayne (Barbara) Hermann and Gary Hermann, all of Sheboygan; a sister, Nancy (Marvin) Neese of Sheboygan; a sister-in-law, Margaret Hermann of Sheboygan; and devoted family pet, Heidi. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Donald and Kenneth Hermann.  Private interment will take place in Gardens of Peace Mausoleum.

** HETT, Ruby Louise (Just)
            See Ruby Louise Just

**HIEBERT, Esther (Suderman)
            See Esther Suderman

** HIEBERT, Kathleen (Jost)
            See Kathleen Jost

HIEBERT, Paul E.
b.  31 Jul 1922 - Hillsboro, Kansas
d.  24 Mar 2002 - Hillsboro, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - March 25, 2002
Son of Henry G. and Margaret Ensz Hiebert. On Nov. 20, 1949, he married Lucille KOEHN at Galva. She died in 2001. Survivors include: three sons, Allen,  Jerry, and Ray; a daughter, Elaine Unruh; five brothers, Lloyd, Macon, Miss., Norman, Iroquois, S.D., Donald, Yale, S.D., James, rural Hillsboro, and Van, Louisville, Ga.; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Burial will be in Alexanderfeld Mennonite Church Cemetery.

HIEBERT, VIRGIELEE
B.  1 Oct 1944 - Florence, Kansas
D.  22 Jan 2002 - Hillsboro, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - January 24, 2002
Daughter of Herbert L. and Clara Schmidt Hiebert. On April 6, 1963, she married Johnnie E. LILES . He survives. Other survivors include: two sons, Christopher J. and John Ashley; a daughter, Stacey L. McMahen; two sisters, Josie Pankratz,  and Darlene Stratman, and nine grandchildren. Burial of cremains will be at 5 p.m. Saturday in Haven of Rest Cemetery, rural Hillsboro.

HOEFLER, Joseph G.
b.  3 Jan 1917 – New Holstein, Wisconsin
d.  19 Jan 2002 - Appleton, Wisconsin
Son of the late Edward and Anna Hartmann Hoefler. On Sept. 23, 1944, he married Eunice BUCHOLZ in New Holstein. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Edmund Hoefler; two sisters, Evelyn Koenig and Mary Grube. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Eunice; one son, Joseph II (Kim) and their children, Kelly, Joseph III and Krystal; four daughters, Jo Ann (Bill) Klich and their daughters, Tonia and Gayle; Janet (Walter) Miller  and their children, Erin, Ross and Evan; Renee Doherty; Patricia (David) and their children, Tracy, Robin, Ashley and Travis. He is also survived by one great-grandson, Reed Miller; four brothers, Herbert (Stella) Hoefler of Kiel, George (Mildred) Hoefler of rural New Holstein, Lester (Fern) Hoefler of Green Bay, and Edward (Margene) Hoefler of rural New Holstein; two sisters, Veronica (Ellsworth) Buchmann of Kiel and Lucille Koenig of Newton.  Burial will be Wednesday morning at Eaton Cemetery in the Town of Eaton.

 HOFFMAN, Christine
b. 6 Jan 1880 - Gluckstal, So Russia
d. 7 Oct 1956
FromGerman Der Sendbote 20 Dec 1956 p23.
HOFFMAN, Christine (MILLER) WOLF m. Johann WOLF 1897, Wilhelm HOFFMAN Begra.... was on 12 Oct in Berlin Gemeinde. G.G. RAUSER of Lodi, Calif and G Breit_rez of Lehr, N. Dakota. May 1896...J. REICHERT. 1897 m Johann WOLF...welcher?... 1914. Wilhelm HOFFMAN. Daughter Mrs. Rosa GOEHRING. M/M Albert Fey. Son: Christ T. WOLF, John and Fred HOFFMAN of Fredonia; Carl WOLF of Siou_ Falls, SD; Fred WOLF of Billings, Montana; Albert Wolf of Portland, Oregon; Ephrnim Wolf and Albert Hoffman of Lodi, Calif; William Hoffman of Slodion, CA; Henry Hoffman of _alland, CA and daughter Mrs. Lydia Fey of Fredonia. Sister Mrs. Reta Bittner of Lehr, ND, Mrs. Tillie Hal_, Lodi, Ca and Mrs. Magdalena Schwarztvalder, Reader, ND; brother John A. MILLER of Stockton, CA. Fredonia, North Dakota B. H. Prendinger

HOFFMAN, Susan Merz (Kustelski)
            See Susan Kustelski

**HOLMAN, Rose S. (Shalefsky)
            See Rose S. Shalefsky

HOOVER, Mollie
B.  9 Dec 1908 - Dubringa, Russia
D.  20 Jan 2002 - Gering, Nebraska
From Scottsbluff Star Hearld - 24 January 2002
Interment will be in the Bayard City Cemetery. Daughter of  Adam and Amelia (Wolf) Hoover. The eldest of seven children, she arrived in the United States of America in 1912. Some married David FEILD on January 10, 1925. To this union, four children were born, Alex, Walter, Elsie and Robert. She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Alex and Gladys of Bayard, Walter and Dorothy of Kennewick, Wash. and Robert and Sherri of Scottsbluff; two brothers, Sam Hoover of Scottsbluff, Ed Hoover of Cottage Grove, Ore.; two grandsons; two granddaughters; five great-granddaughters; one great-grandson; two great-great-grandchildren; three nephews; and three nieces. She was preceded in death by her husband of 74 years, David; daughter, Elsie Abel; grandson, Kevin Abel; three brothers; and a sister.

HOPKINS, Elton
b.  12 Feb 1915 - Attica, Harper County, Kansas
d.  14 Mar 2002 - Emporia, Kansas
From Olathe News - March 15, 2002
Among his survivors are daughters, Ardeith Hopkins, and Beheen Way. 
Additional Information:  Elton Leroy Hopkins married Vyrnia Elaine Schneider on 23 November 1937 at Pratt, Kansas.  She preceded him in death on Aopril 26, 1955. To this union were born four children which are his survivors:   Elvy Raymond Hopkins, Vivian Maroney, Ardeith Hopkins, and Betheen Way; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.  Internment in the Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Emporia, Kansas.

HOPPE, Kathryn E.
b. 1960
d. 1 July 1999
From Milwaukee Sentinel, 2 July 1999.
Beloved wife of the late Charles A. "Chuck" Becker. Dear mother of Charles F. (Micky) Becker. Fond grandmother of David C., Daniel J. and C. Dylan Becker, and Donia D. (Douglas) Carr, and  great-grandmother of Raisa, Nicholai, and Demi Sue Becker. She will be further remembered by her dear sister Betty J. (Howard) Markwardt, her nephew Reginald (Susan)
Becker.

HORN, Anna Kathryn
b.  6 Dec 1910 - Russia
d.  13 Jan 2002 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Obituary
Daughter of the late Henry and Anna Horn.  She immigrated to the United States, as a child. On June 13, 1931, she married John BLUSHKOFSKI. He preceded her in death on Nov. 29, 1990. Survivors include a son, John H. Blushkofski; a daughter, Ruth M. (Arthur) Perry; eight grandchildren, Risa (Matt) Noble, Scott R. (Clare) Fladland, Gregory J. (Trish) Fladland, Arthur H. Perry Jr., William H. (Susan) Perry, Stephen A. Perry, Michael W. Perry and Rae Ann Perry; four great-grandchildren; six sisters, Emma Hilgenberg of Sheboygan, Amalia Champeau of Brookfield, Beth (Otis) Marquardt of Port Washington, Sophie (Harold) Schmidt of Plymouth, Hilda Entringer and Ruth (James) Behrens, all of Sheboygan; two brothers, Henry (Elizabeth) Horn of Derby, Kan. and Christian Horn of Salem, Ore.; a brother-in-law Dr. Philip Voss of Milwaukee, as well as, many loved nieces and nephews. Anna was preceded in death by a grandson, Peter Blushkofski, a daughter-in-law, Ginny Blushkofski and sisters, Emily Horn, Evelyn Richter and Marie Friedel and a brother, George Horn. Burial will take place at Sunrise Memorial Gardens.

HUMBER, Alice Fish
b. 17 Sep 1878 - Maryville, Missouri
d.  1 Jul 1969 - Wichita, Kansas
From Bob Fountain Genealogy of Carroll Cole Humber
Daughter of  Carroll Cole Humber and Mary Bast  Humber. She was the oldest child, followed by Paul, who was killed during a war (don't  know which war). The Humbers and Basts were all born in Kentucky. Granddaughter, Louise, thought Grandma got her piano from her grandmother as wedding present; someone else has stated that she bought the piano with inheritance money she was given when her  grandparents died.  After George's death in 1948, Allie stayed with each of the children,  never going back to the farm to live. She spent her later years  living with her daughter, Irma, in Wichita, Kansas. Parents: Carroll Cole HUMBER and Mary Minerva BAST.She was married to George Morton FOUNTAIN on 31 Mar 1901. Children were: Marvin Roy [Sr.] FOUNTAIN, James Marshall FOUNTAIN, Erma Mae FOUNTAIN, Cassandra Mary FOUNTAIN, Walter Olin FOUNTAIN.

HUTSELL, Donald Lee
b.  13 Oct 1928 - Perkins County, Nebraska
d.  25 Aug 2001 - Plymouth, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press - September 1, 2001
Son of the late Josiah and Sarah Stowell Hutsell.  On Aug. 23, 1975, he married Charlotte WILLIAMS in West Covina, Calif.  In addition to his wife, Charlotte, Don is survived by his step-sons: Kyle Cook  and Kenneth Cook; his two granddaughters: Kendra and Sabrina; two brothers and a sister. He is further survived by many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters. Graveside funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, 2001, at Greenlawn Memorial Park. 

JANTZ, Linda
B.  24 Jun 1905 - Durham, Kansas
D.  1 Feb 2002 - Goessel, Kansas
From Salina Journal - February 3, 2002
Her husband, Peter RICHERT,  died in 1984.  Survivors include a son, Orville of Durham; a daughter, Lillian F. Peters of Newton; a sister, Alma Funk of Hillsboro; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.  . Burial will be in Peace Valley Cemetery,

JANTZ, Martin L.
b.  23 Oct 1921 - Glendive, Montana
d.  13 Feb 2002 - Marion, Kansas
From Hillsboro Star Journal - March 8, 2002
Son of Peter and Mary (Thomas) Jantz. In 1944 he married Helen WUNSCH of Marion.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Joe, Dick, Frank and Arthur; and sisters, Eva Nickel and Lorena Wedel. Survivors include his wife of the home; son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Cheryl Jantz; daughter and son-in-law, Janice and Mike Bell; brother, Paul Jantz of Lake Havasu City, Ariz.; sisters, Lydia Duerksen of Hillsboro, Ruth Suderman of Newton, and Susie Yeakel of Denair, Calif.; and three grandchildren.  Burial was at Marion Cemetery in Marion.  

**JANTZEN, Hulda E. (Dyck)
            See Hula E. Dyck

JANZEN, Alberta J.
b.  14 Feb 1930 - Lorraine, Kansas
d.  24 Feb 2002 - Alamosa, Colorado
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - February 27, 2002
Daughter of Albert and Clara Schroeder Janzen. In 1955 she married John SCHRECK at Alexandria, Va. He died in 1997. Survivors include: two sons; a daughter; a sister, Orla Herzog, Lyons; two brothers, Keith and Loren Janzen, both of Scott City; and two grandchildren.

JANZEN, JACOB
b.  16 Feb 1929 - Ukraine of Russia
d.  24 Apr 2002 - Hillsboro, Kansas
From Salina Journal - April 27, 2002
Son of the late Jacob and Katherine (Peters) Janzen. He was married to Anna PETERS on Feb. 16, 1958, in Hillsboro. She survives. Survivors include his wife, Anna; a son, Jake; a daughter, Annie Peterson; two brothers, Peter and John, both of Manitoba, Canada; a sister, Helen Pauls of Manitoba. Burial will be in Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Cemetery.
Additional information from Hillsboro Free Press - May 1, 2002 – He died following an accident which occurred while doing what he did best --painting a house.

JANZEN, Jim O.
b.  8 Jun 1932 - Hillsboro, Kansas
d.  15 Jun 2002 - Calpine, California
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - June 26, 2002
Son of Edward F. and Minnie Foth Janzen. Survivors include: three nephews, including, Jasen and Jeff Hovater; and a niece, Norma Hovaterr.

** JANZEN, Pearl (Unruh)
            See Pearl Unruh

JENTGES, Margaret
b.  25 Mar 1923 - Port Washington, Wisconsin
d.  21 Oct 2001 - Mequon, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press
Daughter of Peter M. and Leona (Bode) Jentges.  Margaret married Warren W. KLUMB of Fredonia, Wis. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Port Washington, on Feb. 9, 1943. She is survived by her husband, Warren; daughters: Shirley (Bruce) Kozlou and Alice (Donald) Brock; sons: Edward (Betty) Klumb, Steven (Judy) Klumb, Daniel (Lorie) Klumb and Donald (Kate) Klumb; 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Lucille (Norman) Neitzke of Menominee Falls, Wis.; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  Interment will be in the parish cemetery.

JERGENSON, Theresa Rose
Family from Dreispitz, Russia
b.  20 Sep 1915 - Shattuck, Oklahoma
d.  19 Feb 2002 - Canyon, Texas
From Obituary Clipping
Interment was in the Darrouzett Cemetery.  Daughter of Fred and Leah Jergenson. She married  Arthur SCHNEIDER on April 8, 1933, near Follett.   She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur, in 1991; her parents, one sister and three brothers. She is survived by two sons, Bill  and Bob Schneider.
Additional Information.  Rosie was the daughter of Fred F. and Leah Meier Jergenson and the granddaughter of Gottfried and Mary Steinle Meier. Her husband, Arthur Schneider passed away 18 August 1991.  Her sister-in-law is Awilda Mae Smith Jergenson.  She had three brothers and one sister:  Gottified Jergenson, deceased 23 February 1995; Alrena Jergenson Kliewer, deceased 18 February 1964; Harry Roy Jergenson, deceased 11 October 1996; and Freddie Jergenson, deceased 7 October 1995.

JOHANNSEN, Dorothy
b.  31 Oct 1921 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
d.  20 Oct 2001 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press - October 23, 2001
Daughter of  Henry and Mamie (Logas) Johannsen. Dorothy is survived by a daughter, Carol Loichinger; a sister, Helen (Joseph) Murray of Butler; step-granddaughters: Erin Loichinger and  Meagan Loichinger; and a step-great-granddaughter, Natashia Giles. In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her son-in-law Robert Loichinger in 1998 and her half-sister, Margaret (Heilman) Draheim, and her brother, Harold C. Johannsen.

**JOST, LuElla (Reimer)
            See LuElla Reimer

JOST, Kathleen
b.  1909 - Oklahoma
d.  16 Apr 2002 - San Jose, California
From Hillsboro Star Journal - April  25, 2002
Oldest daughter of John R. and Helena Jost. She met Daniel HIEBERT while attending Tabor College, and they were married in 1930. She was preceded in death by her husband, infant daughter Mary Joyce, son James, and grandson Daniel Rafferty. Survivors include daughters, Joanne Rafferty, Eldora Warkentin (John), Jeanette Rogers (Ralph); nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Margaret Goentzel of Fairview, Okla, Edna Janzen of Southern California, Ellen Ewy (Ray) of Parlier, Calif., Melinda Smith of Pennsylvania; and brother, Harold Jost (Marie) of Hillsboro.  Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. April 27 at Belmont Memorial Cemetery in Fresno, Calif.

** JOST, Marie (Ensz)
            See Marie Ensz

**JOST, Selma (Groening)
            See Selma Groening

JUST, Ruby Louise
b.  14 Jan 1914 - Balko, Oklahoma
d.  15 Mar 2002 - Marion, Kansas
From Hillsboro Star Journal - March 21, 2002
She was the eighth of nine children born to Jacob and Elizabeth (Klassen) Just. On Nov. 15, 1936, she married Ronald HETT at her family home near Aulne. To this union five children were born, Willard, Clifford, Edith Jane, Louise, and Alice. They enjoyed 63 years of marriage until his death. She is survived by her sons Willard,  and Clifford and his wife Evelyn; daughters Edith (Janie) Meierhoff and her husband Thad, Louise Whiteman and her husband Gail, and Alice Nellans and her husband Martin; grandchildren Alan and Susie Hett, Donald and Dawn Hett, Chris and Kathy Meierhoff, Jess and Jarvis Whiteman, Christian and Stacy Pedersen, Neil Hett and Carrie Nellans, Justin Whiteman, Barbara and Gary Alleven, Eileen Hett, Denise and Todd Carter, Audra and Matt Jezewski, and Henrik Pedersen; 14 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Agnes Gaede, brothers Pete, Albert, Irvin, Jake, John, Wesley, and Clarence; daughter-in-law, Alvina Hett; grandsons Cecil Meierhoff and Calvin Hett.  Burial at the Claney Cemetery.

KADERABEK, Karen A.
b.  22 Jan 1945 - Manitowoc, Wisconsin
d.  15 Jan 2002 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Obituary
Burial at Evergreen Cemetery in Manitowoc. Daughter of the late Charles and Alice Jagodinsky Kaderabek. Survivors include her loving companion, James Matthias GADZINSKI; a son and daughter-in-law, Thomas C. and Bethany Gadzinski; two daughters and sons-in-law, Darcy L. and Michael Jannette  and Andrea S. and Randy Roop; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Charles Butch Kaderabek and Gary and Nancy Kaderabek; nine grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; a special cousin, Beverly Badke and two special friends, Carlene Thiel  and Karen Kriesher. Also surviving are nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by a sister, Janice Diedrich.

KARBS, Mabel M.
b.  9 Dec 1919 - Okeene, Oklahoma
d.  24 Apr 1996 - Okeene, Oklahoma
From Obituary Clipping
Burial was in Ebenfeld Cemetery, Okeene. Daughter of  Christ and Margaret Karbs.  She and Howard HAFFNER were married at Okeene Aug. 3, 1940. Surviving are a son, Robert; two daughters, Judy Worley and Sharon Mullins; her mother, Mollie Bouse; five grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded  in death by her husband and three brothers.
Additional Information - Mable is the daughter of Mollie Bouse.

KARST, Thomas "Edwin"
b.  13 Feb 1911 - Winnipeg, Canada
d. 22 May 2002 - Great Bend, Kansas
From Great Bend (Kans) Tribune - May 24, 2002
Son of Benjamin and Mary E. Uffelman Karst. He married Nora Viola MANKE Feb. 18, 1931, in Barton County. Survivors include his wife of the home; two daughters, Merrily Kathleen Collins and Winona Grace Thomas; four grandchildren, six step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; 15 step-great-grandchildren; and two step-great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Alex Karst, Ben Karst, Edd Karst and Ted Karst; five sisters, Millie Karst, Molly Clayton, Lydia Ohman, Marie Funk and Pauline Becker Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery in Galatia

KARST, Mollie
b.  13 Mar 1903 - Rural Milberger, Kansas
d.  12 Mae 2002 - Independence, Missouri
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - March 3, 2002
Daughter of  George Adam and Marie Elizabeth Boxberger Karst. On March 7, 1926, she married Edwin KEIL. He died in 1992. Survivors include: two sons, Leon, Independence, Mo., and Eldon, Rogers, Ark.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Loren Keil; four brothers, Samuel, William, Emil and Peter; and two sisters, Ida Radke and Minnie Schwien. Burial will be in Milberger Cemetery.

KARST, Pauline
b.  13 Jan 1909 - Ness City, Kansas
d.  1 Mar 2002 - Great Bend, Kansas
From Great Bend (Kan) Tribune - March 3, 2002
Daughter of Benjamin and Mary Uffelmann Karst. She married George BECKER Dec. 18, 1949 at Galatia. He died March 4, 1998. Survivors include one brother, Edwin Karst of Great Bend. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Alex Karst, Edward Karst, Benjamin Karst, and Ted
Karst; and four sisters, Mollie Clayton, Lydia Ohman, Millie Karst, and Marie Funk.

** KASSELMAN, Lucille Mae (Galyardt)
            See Lucille Mae Galyardt

KAUFFMAN, Margaret Elizabeth
b.  7 Jan 1918 - Navarre, Kansas
d.  30 March 2002 - Hutchinson, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - April 1, 2002
Daughter of Charles O. and Lettie Silvius Kauffman. Survivors include: a brother, Philip C. Kauffman, Hutchinson; and two sisters, Harriet Jones, Hutchinson, and Verla L. Krause, Philomath, Ore.  She was preceded in death by an infant sister, Charlene. Graveside service will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in Navarre Cemetery, Navarre.


KEIL, Florence
b.  29 Jul 1921 Milberger, Barton County, Kansas
d.  7 Mar 2002 - Hays, Kansas
From Great Bend (Kans) Tribune  - March 10, 2002
Daughter of Emanuel and Elisabeth Rein Keil. She married Carl A. DUMLER Aug. 23, 1942, in Hugo, Okla. He died Oct. 10, 1973. She married Leonard W. SCHRUBEN Jan. 21, 1979, in Manhattan. He died Oct. 23, 2001. Survivors include one son, Carl A. Dumler Jr.; two stepsons, Dale Schruben  and Lee Schruben; four daughters, Jean Naegele, Rita Atkerson, Kay Dinkel,  and Jody Dumler Johnson; one sister, Luella Saxton of Tempe, Ariz.; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and four step-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Beatrice Bergman, Naomi Barah and Allegra Fisher; and one granddaughter, Cindy Atkerson. Burial will be at St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Russell.

**KEIL, Mollie (Karst)
            See Mollie Karst

KELLER, Everett H.
b.  25 Mar 1921 - Waldo, Kansas
d.  8 Jun 2002 - Russell, Kansas
From Salina Journal - June 10, 2002
Son of  Roy Everett and Jessie Rose (Luder) Keller. He married Edith Louise TABLER on Feb. 12, 1941, in Waldo. Survivors include his wife, Edith of Russell; two daughters, Karen Sue Krug and Barbara Louise Jeroue; a sister, Marjorie Green of Waldo; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Rosa Lee Keller. Burial will be in Grand Center Cemetery, Waldo.

KELLER, Mary
Family from Dreispitz, Russia
b.  12 Jul 1927 - Higgins, Texas
d.  29 May 2002 - St. Petersburg, Florida
From St. Petersburg Times - May 31, 2002
Survivors include a son, Robert H. Ulm III, and a daughter, Vanda Kay Ulm; a grandchild; and three great-grandchildren.
Additional Information:  Daughter of Chris and Lydia Meier Keller.  Married Lee Barnes on October 1946.  He died on 19 July 1954. Married Robert H. Ulm, Jr. on 17 June 1956. He died 5 June 1999.  She was also preceded in death by a son Chris L. Barnes on 8 December  1988.

** KELTESCH, Cordula "Cookie" (Daun)
            See Cordula Daun

KINDERKNECHT, Richard D.
B.  abt 1927
D.  30 Dec 2001
From Wichita Eagle - Tuesday, January 1, 2002
Survivors:  sons, Daniel., Floyd, Grian; daughters, Carol Schryer; Anita Fisher; brothrs, Walter of Kimball, Neb., Ralph, Alan both of Ellis, Victor of WaKeeney; sisters, Beatina Weber of Great Bend, Ione Dinkel of Ellis; nine grandchildren; five step grandchildren. 

** KINNEY, Frieda (Werner)
            See Frieda Werner

KIRK, James W.
b.  13 Nov 1946 - Illinois
d.  30 Oct 2001 - Plymouth, Wisconsin
From Shoboygan Press - November 1, 2001
Son of James Jones and Betty Chapman. He was married Dec. 4, 1986 to Mary NABER.
Survivors include his wife Mary, and seven children, Judith, Joshua, Nathan, Timothy, Priscilla, David and Philip; his mother, Betty Chapman of Illinois; his father, James Jones of California; seven brothers and sisters; and his father- and mother-in-law Robert and Arlene Naber of Plymouth. He was preceded in death by his step-father, Ivan Kirk.

KITOWSKI, Clarence
b.  3 Jan 1919 - Carson, Portage County, Wisconsin
d.  24 Nov 2001 - Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
From Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune.
Burial will be at Port Edwards Cemetery. Son of  John and Anna (Lang) Kitowski. His marriage to Adeline KITOWSKI ended in divorce. He married  Marie JASBOREK on July 16, 1979, who survives him.  Clarence and Adeline had six children, Shirley (LeRoy) Drapes; Robert (Pam) Kitowski; Clarence Kitowski Jr.; Deborah (Mike) Danczyk,; Gary (Michelle) Kitowski, and Colleen Riggs; 15 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.  Clarence is further survived by four sisters; Agnes Matthews,Wisconsin Rapids; Theresa Neuwirth, Whiting; Clara (Martin) Przybylski,Stevens Point, and Celia Kitowski, Stevens Point; one brother, John Kitowski, Stevens Point; two stepchildren, Debra (Val) Troyanowski, and Donna Jaborek; and three step-grandchildren.  His parents, ex-wife, three brothers, one sister and two infant brothers preceded him in death.

KLASSEN, Albert M.
B.  abt 1915 - Goessel, Kansas
D.  Manitowoc, Wisconsin
From  Hutchinson (Ks) News - Wednesday - January 16, 2002
Son of Ben and Lena Klassen. Survivors include: his wife, Selma; two sons, Dan and Richard; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.  Burial will be in Garden Mennonite Cemetery, rural Moundridge

KLASSEN, Dick
B.  14 Oct 1931 - Hutchinson,Kansas
D. 13 Jan 2002 - Glendale, Arizona
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - January 18, 2002
Son of Neal C. and Margaret Enns Klassen. On April 27, 1957, he married  Janeil DAY at Eastland, Texas. She survives. Other survivors include: three sons, Steve, Joe and Al; and three grandchildren.

KLASSEN, Louise
b.  10 Aug 1913 - Marion County, Kansas
d.  4 Apr 2002 - Newton, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kans) News - April 6, 2002
Daughter of Dietrich S. and Anna Schmidt Klassen. On Aug. 16, 1936, she married Arthur H. SEIBEL in Marion County. He died April 5, 1997. Survivors include: three sons, Stuart D,  Dr. Stanford G.,  and Steven D; a brother, Arnold P., Hillsboro; a sister, Alice A. Ulsh, Hutchinson; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Jacob.Burial will be in Gnadenau Cemetery, Hillsboro.

KLIEWER, John
From Hillsboro Star Journal - March 8, 2002
(Fifty years ago - March 6, 1952)
A group of relatives and friends gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Kliewer in Hillsboro Feb. 28 to celebrate the birthday of Mrs. Kliewer. The evening was spent in singing and listening to instrumental numbers.  The occasion was also for the birthday of Mr. G.T. Goossen, whose birthday was the Tuesday previous. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. G.T. Goossen, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Klassen, G.P. Ewert and daughter, Betty, Mr. and Mrs. John Block, Mr. and Mrs. John Buller and Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Penner.

** KLUMB, Margaret M. (Jentges)
            See Margaret M. Jentges

KNAAK, Anton Tony
B.  abt 1907
D.  14 Oct 2001
From Wichita Eagle - Tuesday, October 16, 2001
Survivors:  wife, Irma; sons, John of Hillsboro, Richard of Enid, Okla., Bruce of Emporia; brother, Peter, Bruce of Emporia; brother, Peter; sister, Mildred Jantz both of Hillsboro; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. 

KNATZ, John
b.  5 Oct 1911 - New Orbach, Russia
d.  10 May 2002 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press
Son of the late Gottlieb and Elizabeth Schmidt Knatz. The family moved to Sheboygan on May 14, 1913, from Russia. On July 20, 1935, he was united in marriage to Molly SEITENZAHL by the Rev. Edward Schmidt, pastor, at the parsonage of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church. Besides Molly, his loving wife of 66 years, John is survived by his five children, Carol (Gene) Otten, Thomas (Mary) Knatz, Bonnie (Jack) Schoemer, James (Joan) Knatz, and William Knatz; nine grandchildren, Beth, Brenda and Eric (Shannon) Otten, Chris (Anita) Knatz, Susan (Derek) Murphy, Barbara (Brian) Hamann, Michael Schoemer, Jeffrey (Michelle) and Bryan Knatz; nine great grandchildren; two sisters, Molly (John) Campabelo, Arizona, and Mary Hall, California.  John was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters. Entombment will take place in Garden Terrace Mausoleum.


** KNAUS, Esther (Westpahl)
            See Esther Westpahl

** KOEHN, Elsie Mae (Unruh)
            See Elsie Mae Unruh

KOOP, Marcia Ann
b.  11 Jan 1954 - Hillsboro, Kansas
d.  1 Jun 2002 - Wichita, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - June 3, 2002 and Hillsboro Star Journal - June 6, 2002
Daughter of Harrison and Evelyn Franzen Koop and the late Harrison Koop. On March 17, 1973, she married Vincent L. SCHROEDER at Hillsboro. He survives. Other survivors include her mother; : a son, Jason; a daughter, Misty Hett; two sisters, Judy Klein,  and Connie Freeborn; and two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, David Koop. Burial will be in Goessel Mennonite Church Cemetery, rural Goessel. 

KRAUSE, Frank, Jr.
b.  17 Aug 1938 - Hillsboro, Kansas
d.  12 Mar 2002 - Lawrence, Kansas
From Hillsboro Star Journal - March 21, 2002
Son of Frank and Minnie (Jost) Krause. He married Betty (Wewerka) AUSTINE on Dec. 6, 1997, at Lawrence. She survives. Survivors include his wife of the home; daughter, Laurie Krause; sons, Ronald Krause and Jack Krause; stepchildren, Pam Wales, Sheila Santee, Kimberly Flory, Michael White, and Eric Hodges; grandson, Joshua; 12 step-grandchildren and two step great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Dorothy ; three brothers; and two step-grandchildren.

KRAUSE, Harold Dean
b.  7 Oct 1933 - Council Grove, Kansas
d.  10 Jun 2002 - Hooker, Oklahoma
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - June 13, 20902
Son of Harold Faydell and Gladys Mae Hudson Krause. On July 7, 1957, he married Cecelia SHAW at Council Grove. On Jan. 6, 1996, he married Rosa MUNKRES ADAMS at Liberal. She survives. Other survivors include: two sons, Kory  and Koby; a daughter, Shawna,; a stepson, Greg; a stepdaughter, Teresa Hofferber; three sisters, Jean and Shirlee, both of Council Grove, and Judy, Stroud, Okla.; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Dorothy Yadon.Burial will be in Hooker Cemetery.

KRAUSE, Harvey R.
b.  18 Oct 1908 - Russell County, Kansas
d.   12 Feb 2002 - Russell, Kansas
From Salina Journal - February 14, 2002
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Dolores Hudnall, and a granddaughter.  Survivors include his wife, Mayme A. of Russell; a son, Richard H. of Russell; two daughters, Alyne Strube of Choctaw, Okla., and Carol Prester of Russell; a brother, Kenneth of Mercedes, Texas; 11 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.  Burial will be in St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Russell. 

**KREHBIEL, Elsie E. (Albright)
            See Elsie E. Albright

KREHBIEL, Leroy  D.
b.  5 Mar 1923 - Moundridge, Kansas
d.  6 Apr 2002 - Hutchinson, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - April 8, 2002
Son of Phillip A. and Fannie Stucky Krehbiel. On Jan. 7, 1945, he married Opal GRABER Krehbiel at Pretty Prairie. She survives. Other survivors include: a son, Jack Krehbiel; two daughters, Karen Wagner and Tami Gwaltney; a brother, Bill Krehbiel, Halstead; two sisters, Dorothy Pjesky, Moundridge, and Phyllis Holdeman, Walnut Hill, Fla.; and six grandchildren.He was preceded in death by two brothers, Delbert and Tom Krehbiel. Graveside Memorial Service  in Fairlawn Burial Park, Hutchinson.

KREHBIEL, Lorene B.
b.  2 Aug 1916 - Moundridge, Kansas
d.  11 April 2002 - Moundridge, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - April 12, 2002
Daughter of Benjamin B. and Lena Krehbiel Goering. On June 12, 1940, she married Milton W. GOERING at Moundridge. He died April 18, 1989. Survivors include: two sons, Dwight M. and Fredric J.; a daughter, Leanna R. Fast; a brother, Dave B., McPherson, a sister, Helen Kaufman, McPherson; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Graveside service in Eden Church Cemetery, rural Moundridge.

KROENING, Kennth O.
b.  9 Oct 1928 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
d.  31 Aug 2001 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press
Son of the late Gustave and Henrietta (Ohse) Kroening. On Aug. 28, 1948, Ken was united in marriage to the former Gladys WIERZBACH in Sheboygan. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Gladys; a son, Kenneth J. (Jo'el) Kroening; two daughters, Karen (Lee) Veldboom and Kay (Gene) Glenzer; six grandchildren, Jeanette and Matthew Glenzer, Bryan and Laura Veldboom and Kayla and Jason Kroening. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Rebecca Kay Glenzer.Entombment will take place at Garden Terrace Mausoleum.

**KRUG, Bertha R. (Dumler)
            See Bertha R. Dumler

KRUG, LeRoy H.
b.  25 May 1926 - Russell, Kansas
d.  23 Mar 2002 - Alice, Texas
From Hays Daily News - April 6, 2002
Son of Henry and Katherine “Katie” (Schaat) Krug. Survivors include two adopted sons, Rodney and Howard Krug; three stepsons, J.R. Buck, C. W. Buck,  and Butch Buck; two sisters, Alvina Kilian, Russell, and Dorothy Bell, Sherwood, Ill.; and four stepgrandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Isabel Barnes and Mildred Stevens, and a brother, Edwin Krug. Burial will be at St. John Lutheran Cemetery.

KUHLMANN, Frieda M.
b.  22 Aug 1908 - Rush County, Kansas
d.  26 Feb 2002 - La Crosse, Kansas
From Great Bend (Kan) Tribune - February 28, 2002
Daughter of Henry W. and Kathern Elizabeth Fuchs Kuhlmann. She married Solomon OCHS on Aug. 10, 1933, in Lydia. He died May 28, 1953. Survivors include two sons, Harold "Hal" Ochs  and Marvin Ochs; two daughters, Audrey White and Kaye Lynch; two sisters, Eva McCowan of Leoti and Mildred "Millie" Cascone of Pensacola, Fla.; nine grandchildren; and 16
great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one brother, Arthur "Art" Kuhlmann; two sisters, Iola Harms and Esther Strecker; and two grandchildren, Harold "Skip" Ochs and Jeffery Ochs.  Burial will be at La Crosse City Cemetery.

KUHN, Albina
b.  30 Apr 1911 - Victoria, Kansas
d.  29 Apr 2002 - Hays, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - May 1, 2002
Daughter of Anton M. and Mary Hoffman Kuhn. On Jan. 28, 1936, she married Otto F. DREILING at Victoria. He died April 24, 1967. Survivors include: three sons, Norman, Verlin and Kenneth; three daughters, Clarita Schumacher,  Benita Braun,  and Ruth Weigel; two brothers, Alfred Kuhn ad Alphonse "Ollie" Kuhn, both of Victoria; three sisters, Lorinda Schmeidler, Catherine, Oliva Windholz, and Henrietta Kuhn, both of Victoria; 27 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and three step-great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by: three brothers, Ed, Emil, and Ernie; three sisters, Regina Kuhn, Helen Dinkel, and Margaret Kuhn; three infant sisters; and a granddaughter. Burial will be in St. Fidelis Cemetery, Victoria.

**KUSLITS,   Lydia K. Zangl (Denner)
            See Lydia K. Denner

LAETSCH, Ronald R.
b.  24 Jan 1935 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
d.  4 Jan 2002 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Obituary
Son of the late Theodore and Norma (Pantel) Laetsch. On Sept. 20, 1958, he married the former Ruth L. KUEHLMANN at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Sheboygan. Survivors include his wife Ruth; a son, David (Colleen) Laetsch; two daughters, Sarah Laetsch and Julie (Lorenzo) Sarabia; three grandchildren, Adam and Samatha Sarabia and Riley Laetsch; and a brother, Hollis Laetsch of Sheboygan.  Entombment will follow at Garden Terrace Mausoleum. 

** LANGHOFER, Pauline A. (Seibel)
            See Pauline A. Seibel

LANGHOLZ, Emma Ida Lydia
b.  1 Feb 1908 - Morgan, Minnesota
d.  1 Apr 2002 - North Bend, Washington
From Great Bend (Kans) Tribune - April 4, 2002
Daughter of Wilhelm and Wilhelmina Bethke Langholz. She married John H. FOOS in 1928. He died Aug. 29, 1986. Survivors include one son, the Rev. Randall Foos of Kennewick; one daughter, Carol Bohling of Issaquah, Wash.; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two children; eight brothers; two sisters; and one grandchild, Jay Bohling. Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Great Bend Cemetery.

LANTZ, Esther K
B.  19 Apr 1919 - Sylvan Grove, Kansas
D.  7 Jan 2002 - Hoisington, Kansas
Lucas-Sylvan News - January 17, 2002
Daughter of  Albert and Amy (Siemers) Lantz. She married Joe R. SHANELEC on March 24, 1940.   He died May 15, 1982.   She married Leo K. LINDENMUTH ON CTOBER 21, 1991, in Deerfield.   He died February  22, 1994. Survivors include:  a son, Steve Shanelec; a stepson, Gary Lindenmuth; a daughter, Anita Brewer; a stepdaughter, Joyce Disque; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was  preceded in death by two brothers, Walter and Harold Lantz, and three sisters, Alice Heller, Stella Bender and Alberta Beverly.  Burial was in Wilson Cemetery, Wilson. 

**LEDEBOHN, Emma (Schulz)
            See Emma Schulz)

**LEIKAM, Amelia Miller (Wolf)
            See Amelia Wolf

LEIKER,  Mary R.
b.  18 May 1922 - Munjor, Kansas
d.  2 June 2002 - Victoria, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - June 16, 2002
Daughter of Alex and Mary Windholz Leiker. She married John QUINT and they later divorced.Survivors include: two sons, Al and Martin; and two sisters, Millie Starbuck, Hays, and Irene Cook, Santa Monica, Calif. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Alphonse, Patrick and Wilfred Leiker; and five sisters, Pauline Meier, Anna Leiker, Lydia Weigel, Monica Shutts and Louise Ryan. Internment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays.

**LILES, Virgielee (Hiebert)
            See Virgielee Hiebert

**LINDENMUTH, Esther K. Shanelec (Lantz)
            See Esther K. Lantz

LONGHOFER, Opal
b.   18 Oct 1912 - Ramona, Kansas
d.  22 Feb 2002 - Hillsboro, Kansas
From Salina Journal - February 24, 2002 and Hillsboro Star Journal - February 28, 2002
The daughter of the late David and Golda Fanatia Longhofer  She was married to Bill DALKE Aug. 15, 1936, at Marion. She was preceded in death by her husband  in 1996; and a son, Larry, in 1999.  Survivors include two sons, Warren and Jerry; a sister, Corrine McDaris of Oklahoma City; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.  Burial will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Haven of Rest Cemetery, rural Hillsboro. 

 LONGHOFER, L. Madeline
B.  abt 1916
D.  10 Jan 2002 - Northville, Michigan
From Wichita Eagle - Tuesday, January 15, 2002
Survivors:  daughter and son-in-law, Diana E. and Robert J. Krestel; sister, Marjorie Rose of Belle Plaine; grandchild, Thomas Krestel.  (Maiden name was not furnished)

LORENZ, Roman Nicholas
b. 19 Oct 1923 - Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin
d.  6 Jan 2002 - Peshtigo, Wisconsin
From Obituary
Son of the late Jacob and Clara (Schuesler) Lorenz.  On June 24, 1944, Roman married Irma KENT in Peshtigo. He is survived by his wife, Irma; three daughters, Kristine (Doug) Sheraski, Claire (Brian) Ewald, . and Claudia (Robert) Gaveske; two sons, Daniel (Pam) Lorenz and David (Phylis); one brother, Clarence (Delores) Lorenz of Sheboygan; two sisters, Rose Termaat of Peshtigo and Mary Jochman of Plymouth; 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Roman was preceded in death by one brother, one sister and two sons-in-law, James Madsen and David McCabe.  Burial will be at the Riverside Cemetery, Peshtigo.

** LORIER, Viola (Reichardt)
            See Viola Reichardt

LOZADA, Ricarte E.
b.  12 Nov 1940 - Philippines
d.  29 Oct 2001 - Madison, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press - October 31, 2001
Son of the late Irineo and Eulalia (Evangelista) Lozada.  He married Solita TOLENTINO on April 1, 1961 in the Philippines. Survivors include his wife Solita, four children, Eric Lozada, Garibaldi Lozada, Kevin Lozada and Jennifer Lozada; two grandchildren, Jessica and Christopher Lozada; two brothers, Irene Lozada Jr.  and Plaridel Lozada; two sisters, Jasmin Lozada, and Olivia (Oscar) Depante.

LUCK , Rosalee
B.  15 Sep 1908 - Shattuck, Oklahoma
D.  30 Dec 2001 - Enid, Oklahoma
From Northwest Oklahoman - January 10, 2002
The graveside services were Thursday, January 3, 2002, at 1:00 P.M. in the Memorial Park Cemetery Chapel.  She was born to George and Lydia (Ehrlich) Luck.  She is survived by numerous cousins.

**LYNE, Mable Alma (Schultz)
            See Mable Alma Schultz

MAI, Leo Victor
b.  14 Jan 1917 - Russell, Kansas
d.  16 Feb 2002 - Russell, Kansas
From Salina Journal - February 18, 2002
Survivors include four brothers, Walter of Great Bend, Clarence of Wichita and Earlin and Howard, both of Russell; and two sisters, Viola Bender of Russell and Willemetta Deutsch of Hoisington.  Burial will be in Russell City Cemetery.

MAI, Viola V.
b.  21 May 1915 - Russell County, Kansas
d.  5 Mar 2002 - Russell, Kansas
From Hays Daily News - March 7, 2002
Daughter of  John J. and Katherine (Maier) Mai. She married Herbert H. BENDER on Sept. 19, 1937, in rural Russell. Survivors include her husband, Russell; a son, Gerald; two daughters, Lois Cave , and Eileene Bender; four brothers, Walter Mai, Great Bend, Clarence Mai, Wichita, Earlin and Howard Mai, both of Russell; a sister, Wilmetta Deutsch, Hoisington; and a grandchild. She was preceded in death by a brother, Leo Victor Mai.  Burial in Russell City Cemetery.

MAIER, Amelia
b.  13 Jul 1915 - Hoisington, Kansas
d.  28 Mar 2002 -  Russell, Kansas
From Hays Daily News - March 30, 2002
Daughter of  Jacob and Amelia (Nuss) Maier. She married Ferdinand H. DIETZ on July 14, 1935, near Russell. He died April 4, 1993. Survivors include a son, Gayle; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by a son, Mark.  Burial in St. John Lutheran Cemetery.

**MAIER, Amelia (Wolf)
            See Amelia Wolf

MAJORS, Raymond Charles
b.  8 Sep 1908 - Logan County, Kansas
d.  11 Jun 2002 - Leoti, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - June 14, 2002
Son of Charles B. and Anna O'Neal Majors. On Nov. 16, 1929, he married Viola E. HADDOCK at Russell Springs. She died March 23, 1993. Survivors include: a daughter, Phyllis Herschberger, Russell Springs; a brother, George, Nebraska City, Neb.; a sister, Clara Sedoris, Nebraska City; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Burial will be in Russell Springs Cemetery.

MARATIK, Thomas G.
b.  17 Jul 1936 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
d.  29 Aug 2001 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin (auto accident)
Son of the late Peter and Corrine Thomas Maratik, Sr.  On Oct. 4, 1972, he was united in marriage to Darla Mae BURKART. He is survived by his wife, Darla Mae; two daughters, Tomi (Brad) Helmer and Sheryl (Greg) Davis; two sons, Michael Maratik  and Mark (Jill) Maratik; eight grandchildren, Dylan and Novalee Helmer, Eric, Heidi Jo, and Crystal Hoes, and Justin and Selena Maratik; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Patricia (Frank) Horzen of Sheboygan; three brothers, Peter, Jr. (Pauline) of Portage, Paul (Luann) and James (Linda) both of Sheboygan. He is further survived by a special friend, Mark Zeier; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

**MARDIAN, Mary (Schwarzenberger)
            See Mary Schwarzenberger

MATTER, Lorraine M.
b.  9 Sep 1929 - Random Lake, Wisconsin
d.  18 Jan 2002 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Obituary
Daughter of the late Richard and Irma Goetsch Matter. On May 13, 1942, Lorraine married Clarence VORPHAL at St. John Lutheran Church in Sherman Center. Her husband preceded her in death July 18, 1993. Survivors include four sons, Richard (Jean), Ronald (Joan), James (Karen) and Daniel (Gisele);  and one daughter, Judith (James) Webster. Her loving grandchildren, Todd (Traci), Toby and his fiance' Karen, Jason (Connie), Marty and his fiance' Tera, Sam Rachel, Jami (Lina) Vorpahl, Andrea (Ashok) Rai, Josh, Cassy and Ali Vorpahl, Jennifer, Ben, Kristi and Tim Webster. Also six great-grandchildren, Alan and Sage, Caleb and Sabrina Vorpahl, Braeden and Taran Rai. Three step-grandchildren, Daniel (Jacquie) Dempsey, Jeffrey Dempsy and Stephany Marien and one step great-grandson, David Dempsey. Two sisters, Beatrice Scholz of Random Lake and Ruth (Virtus) Brockman of Melbourne, Iowa, and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by one brother, Merlin and an infant brother.Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

MAURATH, John
b.  9 Sep 1909 - Gove County, Kansas
d.  6 Mar 2002 - Logan County, Kansas
From Hays Daily News - March 8, 2002
Son of  Clement and Anna (Ochs) Maurath.  He married Christina ZERR in 1934 in Park; she died Jan. 2, 1982. Survivors include two sons, Henry J. and Ralph, both of Oakley; a brother, Steve, Dodge City; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by an infant son, Robert E., a daughter, Irene C. Reid, two brothers, George and Henry, and four sisters, Clementine Maurath, Susanna Heier, Rosemary Hertal and Magdalene Zerr.  Burial in the church cemetery.

MAVIS, Shirley A.
b.  13 Jan 1927 - Deronda, Wisconsin
d.  25 Aug 2001 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press - August 27, 2001
Daughter of  William and Ruth (Amundson) Mavis. On April 13, 1946, she was united in marriage to Melvin ZAHN of Ripon. Her husband died on Aug. 21, 1990. Survivors include two daughters and son-in-law, Barbara Zahn and Cathy and Richard Votis; a son, Thomas Zahn; three grandchildren, Matthew Zahn, Sara (Michael) Droege-Votis and Mandy Votis; three great-grandchildren, Christian, Kaylee and Kelsey; and two brothers, William (Betty) Mavis of Sheboygan Falls and Thomas (Elaine) Mavis of Sheboygan. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia Pfrang.  Burial will take place Thursday at Hiles Cemetery in Forest County, Wis.

MAY, Curt Andrew
B.  15 Jul 1975 - Wichita, Kansas
D.  28 Jan 2002 - Whitewater, Kansas
From Newton Kansan News - January 31, 2002
Son of  Gary and Donna (Cloud) May. Other survivors include: a brother, Corey,  and grandparents, Don and Lorene Cloud of Eureka. He was preceded in death by grandparents and a sister.

MAY, Francis  L
B.  24 Oct 1924 - Topeka, Kansas
D.  29 Oct 2001 - Wichita, Kansas
From Pamphlet from Funeral Home
Marion Christian Church, Marion, Kansas - Officiating Rev. John Yates.  Music - Prelude Norma Riggs and Lenore Mitchell - Vocalist Janet Post - Organist, Norma Riggs   Casket bearers - Jason May, Jeremy May, Brady May, Justin Martens, Matt Kukuk, Rex Savage - Interment - Marion Cemetery, Marion, Kansas

McCARTHY, Marion
b.  abt 1915
d.  2 Nov 2001 - Shorewood, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press
Beloved wife of the late Frank R. McCarthy. Loving mother of Mary Ann Portz and of the late Nancy McCarthy. Proud grandma of Kelly and Meghan Portz, Susie (Tom) Petersen, Christine Hastings, and Brian (Karin) McCarthy. Further survived by three great-grandchildren, other relatives and dear friends. Interment at Wisconsin Memorial Park.

**  MEHL, Aileen (Choitz)
            See Aileen Choitz

MEINOLF, Joseph A.
b.  1 Nov 1916 - Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
d.  21 Oct 2001 - Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press - October 23, 2001
Son of Adolph and Francesca Meinolf. On Sept. 16, 1939, he married Lucille M. DeLISLE at St. Clement Church, Sheboygan. She preceded him in death on Aug. 30, 1991. Survivors include his daughters: Mary Jo Meinolf and Kyle (David) LoCascio; his grandchildren: Travis Meinolf and Christian, Carmen, Maria, Daniel and Rose LoCascio; his great-granddaughter, Hanna; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister.

** MERZ, Susan Hoffman (Kustelski)
            See Susan Kustelski

** MESSNER, Adalia E. (Christianson)
            See Adalia E. Christianson

**METZLER, Elisabeth Eva (Hefele)
            See Elisabeth Eva Hefele

MEYER, Donald J.
b.  26 Oct 1914 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
d.  29  Oct 2001 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press - October 31, 2001
Son of  Frank and Isabelle (Grashold) Meyer. On Oct. 28, 1939, Don was united in marriage to Betty WAGNER  in Sheboygan. In addition to his wife, Betty, Don is survived by a sister-in-law, May Belle Meyer of Sheboygan and her children, James Meyer, Brion Meyer and Jack Meyer and Don's faithful dog, “Tracee”. Preceding him in death were his parents; a brother, Bernie Meyer and nephew, Gary Meyer.  Burial will take place in Calvary Cemetery.

MIERAU, William C.
b.  abt. 1920
d.  1 Mar 2002 - Wichita, Kansas
From The Wichita Eagle - Sunday, March 3, 2002
Graveside service 1:30 p.m. Monday, Halstead (Kan.) Cemetery. Survivors:  wife, Louise; son, William Jr.; daughter, Connie Johnson; sister, Edith Hadle of Manhattan; three grandchildren.

**MILLER, Amelia Leikam (Wolf)
            See Amelia Wolf

MILLER, David J.
B.  10 Dec 1979 - Russell, Kansas
D.  28 Jan 2002 - Wilson, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday - January 30, 2002
Son of Gary and Joyce Kraus. Survivors include: his parents; a sister, Alicia Miller; and his grandparents, Gerald and Alyce Klema and Wilbert and Bernadine Kraus. Family graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Wilson Cemetery.

**MILLER, Kathleen L. (Gross)
            See Kathleen L. Gross

MILLER, Lydia
b.  17 Aug 1907 - Schaefer, Russia
d.  Apr 2002- Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press, WI
After 94 years on this earth, Lydia Herman said good-bye to her daughter, Shirley, her son-in-law, Ken, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She came to the United States with her parents, Alexander and Katherine Miller, when she was only two years old. Lydia and John HERMAN were married on May 24, 1934. John preceded her in death on April 23, 1973. She was a devoted grandmother to her six grandchildren, Kenlyn (Jeff) DeHamer, Buddy Katt, Kelly (Robert) Oliveira, Roberta (Mark) Fry, Rebecca (Adam) Decker and Karalee Katt (fiance, Mark Bell). Great-grandma was special to Jacob, Jennifer and Jessica DeHamer, Genesis, Andre and Robert Oliveira and Luke, Kenneth and SamuelDecker. Lydia was also survived by a very special niece and nephew, Judith and David Wheeler. She is further survived by her sister, Leona Herr with whom she spent many enjoyable times, also her sisters, Sally Ibe and Betty Radtke and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother and three sisters.  Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery.

MILLER, Mary
b.  12 Feb 1905  - Denhoff, Russia
d.  25 Jan 2002 - Fort Collins, Colorado
From Obit
Daughter of  Philip and Katherine (Fundel) Miller. On Dec. 28, 1924, she married Alexander GEBHARDT in Windsor. He died Aug. 14, 1976. Survivors are her two daughters, Carolyn Grotberg of International Falls, Minn., and Loretta Karns of Fort Collins; two sons, Leon Gebhardt and Wilbert Gebhardt, both of Windsor; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Her sister, Katherine Ehrlich, and three brothers, Phillip, John and Jake Miller, are deceased. Interment will be in Lakeview Cemetery.

**MONG, Fern Mae Turner (Schuckman)
            See Fern Mae Schuckman

MOOS, Ryan Lyn
b.  3 Sep 3, 1976 - Great Bend, Kansas
d.  24 Mar 2002 - Great Bend, Kansas
From Great Bend (Kan) Tribune - March 26, 2002
Son of Alan and Susan Cain. Survivors include: his parents; two brothers, Tanner Alan and Dylan James Cain; a grandmother, Helen Moos, Great Bend; and grandparents, Larry and Judy Cain, Lyons.  Interment will be in Great Bend Cemetery, Great Bend.

MUELLER, Amelia K.
B.  abt 1911
D.  14 Oct 2001
From Wichita Eagle - Tuesday, October 16, 2001
Survivors: husband, Adam; stepsons, Ted of North Newton, Lyman of Twin Falls, Idaho; sisters, Doris Ewy of Halstead; Ruth Boese of North Newton; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. 

NAGEL, Erna W.
b. 18 Sep 1926 - Liberty, Wisconsin
d. 22 May 2002 - Sunny Ridge, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press
Daughter of  Christian and Anne Fischer Nagel. On Sept. 18, 1926 she was united in marriage to Walter SCHRANK in the Town of Liberty. Walter preceded her in death on Nov. 26, 1975.She is survived by two daughters, Joanne (Lee) Kluczinske and Alice (Rudie) Pfister; nine grand children; 14 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-granddaughters; and a sister, Heidi Wernecke of Sheboygan.  She was preceded  in death by two sons, Merrill and Steven; one daughter-in-law,Virginia; a sister, Loleta Schmitz; and three brothers, Elmer, Raymond, and Walter Nagel.Interment will take place in Lutheran Cemetery.

** NAUSCHULTZ, Edna M. (Simon)
            See Edna M. Simon

NEBERT, Katherine
b.  13 Jan 1911
d.  29 Jul 2001 - Oshkosh, Wisconsin
From  Oskhosh Northwestern News,WI.
Daughter of the late Henry and Marie (Fox) Nebert.  Her loving husband, Leonard Geffers, and her sisters, Marie Stang and Elsie Nebert, preceded her in death.  Burial will be at the St. Mary's section of Riverside Cemetery.

NEESE, Wilnora R.
b.  14 Mar 1919- Kohler, Wisconsin
d.  16 Jan 2002 - Wisconsin
From Obituary
Daughter of  William F. and Lina (Gartman) Neese. On May 28, 1938 she was united in marriage to Clarence w. RAEDER at Bethany Lutheran Church in Kohler.  In addition to her husband, Clarence, Wilnora is survived by two daughters, Sandra Williams  and Darla Ghanat; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Erma Rohde of Sheboygan; a brother, Glenn Neese of Sheboygan and other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Deanna Wood; three brothers and one sister. Burial will take place in Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery.

NEISES, Mathilda C.
B.  10 Mar 1908 - Nashville, Kansas
D.  20 Jan 2002
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - January 22, 2002
Daughter of Mathias and Louise Heimerman Neises. On Nov. 8, 1927, she married Anton “Tony” DICK at St. Leo. He died Oct. 17, 1978. Survivors include: two daughters, Lenora Johnson, Zapata, Texas, and Kathleen Hensiek, Nashville; a sister, Esther Beat, Pratt; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; and three step-great-great-grandchildren.She was preceded in death by a daughter, Louise Zoeller; two brothers, Raymond and Norbert; and three sisters, Frances Strunk, Sister Pertonella Neises, and Sister Alberta Neises.Burial will be in St. Leo's Church Cemetery.

NEUFELD, Lena
B.  2 Oct 1917 - Inman, Kansas
D.  6 Feb 1002 - Whitewater, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - February 9, 2002
Daughter of A.T. and Anna Ediger Neufeld. On March 9, 1947, she married Willard Edwin THIESSEN at Inman. He survives. Other survivors include: a son; two daughters; two brothers, including Dan Neufeld, Inman; four sisters, including Marie Gilley, Hutchinson, Sally Wiens and Katherine Ensz, both of Inman. Burial will be in Emmaus Mennonite Church Cemetery, Whitewater.

NEUWIRTH, Arvin David
b. abt 1926
d. Oct 1999
From Milwaukee Sentinel 5 October 1999.
Mr. Neuwirth was the widower of the late Mary NEUWIRTH and is survived by 2 daughters, Linda Jeu and Judith Moote; a son, Neil Neuwirth; a brother, Walter G. Neuwirth of Milwaukee, WI; and 13 grandchildren.

NEUWIRTH, Walter G.
b. abt 1923
d. 4 Oct 2000
From Milwaukee Sentinel, WI. 8 October 2000
Survived by his wife Ruth, 2 daughters, Sherry (Thomas) Payne and Jaklyn (John) Moran, grandchildren Elizabeth (Ken) Dorn, Ben (Patti), Martha & Kate Payne and Jacob & Joshua Moran, his aunt Betty Behlke and his uncle John (Marian) Wehrwein. Interment Graceland.

NICKEL, Pete F.
b.  21 Jul 1912 - Hillsboro, Kansas
d.  16 May 2002 - Moundridge, Kansas
From Hillsboro Star Journal - May 23, 2002
Son of John M. and Sarah (Friesen) Nickel.  On Aug. 22, 1937, he married Berniece DYCK at Hillsboro. He was preceded in death by daughter, Janice Nickel, four brothers, John, Clarence, Levi, and Harvey Nickel; and twin granddaughters. Survivors include his wife of the home; sons, Jerry Nickel,  Harvey Nickel, and Llewellyn Nickel; daughters, Joan Litwiller and Laverna Geisbrecht; sister Justina Ensz of Linden, Alberta, Canada; 21 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren.  Burial was at Alexanderfeld Mennonite Church Cemetery in rural Hillsboro

**NIENKE, Pauline C. (Zorn)
            See Pauline C. Zorn

NIES, Christine
b.  4 Jan 1898 - Tolstoy, South Dakota
d.  1 Jul 1986 - Tolstoy, South Dakota
From Walla-Walla Union Bulletin, July 3, 1986
Private burial will be Monday in Mount Hope Cemetery, College Place. Daughter of  Jacob and Fredrickea Dollinger Nies. On May 23, 1924 she married Carl A. HAFFNER in Tolstoy. Her husband died June 6, 1977. She is survived by a son, Elder Clifford Haffner of Vancouver, Washington; a sister, Madeline Nies of Glendale, California; and four grandchildren. She
was preceded in death by a son and a daughter.  Private interment.

** NISLEIT, Rosie (Eischen)
            See Rosie Eischen

**NUSZ, Katherine (Weber)
            See Katherine Weber

OCHS, Eric Joseph
B.  17 Jan 1982 - Oakley, Kansas
D.  21 Jan 2002 - Russell Springs, Kansas
From Hays Daily News - January 23, 2002
Son of  Gary Steven and Marilyn Rhae (Ausmus) Ochs.  Survivors include his parents; a brother, Lane; two sisters, Tracie Betz  and Stephanie Daniels; and his grandparents, Richard and Laura Ausmus, Colorado Springs, Colo.  He was preceded in death by Steve and Vivian Ochs. Burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Oakley.

**OCHS, Frieda M. (Kuhlmann)
            See Frieda M. Kuhlmann

**OCHS, Judy K. (Sherman)
            See Judy K. Sherman

**PACKARD, Frieda (Decker)
            See Frieda Decker

PELLOWSKI, Dorothy L.
b.  9 Jul 1915 - Eagle Lake, Minnesota
d.  19 Jan 2002 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
From Obituary
On Aug. 27, 1946, she married Edward F. PELLOWSKI  at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Winona, Minn. Her husband preceded her in death on May 22, 1997.  Survivors include two sons, Brian Pellowski and William (Kathy) Pellowski; two grandchildren, Jennifer Pellowski and Judd Pellowski.  Inurnment will be in the Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, Minn.

PELTON, Lowell H.
B.  16 Sept 1916 - Ford County, Kansas
D.  7 Jan 2002 - Great Bend, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kans) News - Tuesday, January 8, 2002
Son of Arthur H. and Jewell Tullis Pelton. On Sept. 7, 1937, he married Fredia KLEIN. She died Dec. 4, 1975. On Aug. 12, 1978, he married Mildred GERMAN at Claflin. She survives. Other survivors include: two sons, Loren H.  and Wayne L.; a daughter, Nadine Francis Dolan; a stepdaughter, Peggy Lara; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, and two sisters. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Browns Grove Cemetery, Burdett.

PENNER, Alvin
b.  27 Nov 1919 - Balko, Oklahoma
d.  28 Apr 2002 - Liberal, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - April 30, 2002
Son of Peter F. and Martha Ratzlaff Penner. On Aug. 28, 1943, he married Esther KLIEWER at Belton, Mont. She survives. Other survivors include: a son, Jerry; a daughter, Phyllis Miller; two sisters, Lydia Kroeker, Corn, Okla., and Ruby Treu, Wauwautosa, Wis.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three brothers, and two sisters. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

PENNER, Alvin C.
b.  23 Sep 1930 - Hutchinson, Kansas
d.  15 Feb 2002 - Hutchinson, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Sunday, February 17, 2002Son of Cornelius and Helen Nickel Penner. On June 27, 1959, he married Clara M. BURR at Hutchinson. She survives. Other survivors include: five sons, Calvin L., Clifford D., Keith A. Roger W, and Wayne L.; a daughter, Twila J. Penner; two brothers, Gus, Sacramento, Calif., and Harvey, Hutchinson; two sisters, Doris Pennington, Fresno, Calif., and Lorrena Bing, Burlington, Texas; and 12 grandchildren. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Hutchinson. 

PENNER, Selma
b.  13 Nov 1912  - Hillsboro, Kansas
d.  24 Feb 2002 - Salem, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - February 26, 2002Daughter of Heinrich and Katharina Janzen Penner. On Feb. 5, 1948, she married Arnold PENNER at Hillsboro. He survives. Other survivors include: two sons, Curtis and Galen; two daughters, Fern Nickerson  and Joretta Martens; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Clinton. Burial will be in Johannestal Cemetery, rural Hillsboro.

PEPPLER, Elmer G.
b. 12 Dec 1928 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska
d.  23 Mar 2002 - Greeley, Colorado
From Greeley Tribune - March 24, 2002
Son of  George and Mary (Schmidt) Peppler. Survivors are two nieces, Cherie Osborn  and Nanette Hall; a nephew, Perry Burroughs; two grandnieces, Chantel Bruce  and Tiffany Osborn; five grandnephews, Perry Lynn Burroughs Jr., David Osborn, Andrew Osborn, Allan Hall and Ira Hall; three aunts, Pauline Schlotthauer of Eaton, Mollie Weiderspon of Windsor and Lyda Dunbar of Grover; and many cousins in the Greeley, Windsor and Nebraska areas. His parents, a sister Maureen and a nephew are deceased. Interment will be in Scottsbluff

PETERS, Ralph Henry
b.  11 Apr 1926 - Marion County, Kansas
d. 15 May 2002 - Goessel, Kansas
From Hillsboro Star Journal - May 23, 2002
Son of Peter J. and Marie (Peters) Peters.  In 1948, he married Martha BARTEL. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Dietrich, Abe, and Gerhard; and two sisters, Edna Marek and Norma Peters. Survivors include his wife of the home; sons, Rodney and wife Linda (Flynn) Peters and Delbert and wife Janine (Flaming) Peters; daughter Norma and her husband Phil; five grandchildren; brother Harvey Peters of Hillsboro; and sisters, Elsie Friday and Verna Funk, both of Hillsboro.  Burial was at the church cemetery.

PETERSEN, Burdette A.
b.  13 Nov 1931 - Jackson County, Minnesota
d.  2 Nov 2001 - Plymouth, Minnesota
From Sheboygan Press - November 3, 2001
Son of the late Albert and Adelia Bramstedt Petersen. Bud was united in marriage to the former Sharon Mae WOLF of Plymouth, at the Salem Reformed Church in Plymouth on Aug. 14, 1954. Survivors include his wife, Sharon; two sons, Dr. Gerald (Jill) Petersen and Stanley (Kris) Petersen-Gauthier; two grandchildren, Joel and Emma Petersen-Gauthier; two sisters, Doris (Robert) Erickson of Eagan Minn. and Bernice (Rev. Norman) Ruthenbeck of Chanhassen, Minn. Bud is also survived by nieces, nephews and other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and in-laws, Harley and Naomi Wolf.  Burial will be in the Plymouth Woodlawn Cemetery.

PFANNENSTIEL, Mary Ida
B.  28 Jan 1913 - Antonino, Kansas
D.  25 Jan 2002 - Hays, Kansas
From Hays Daily News - January 27, 2002
Daughter of  John M. and Mary Theresa (Herl) Pfannenstiel.  She married Clement DINKEL on May 23, 1939, in Victoria. He died May 16, 1995. Survivors include two brothers, Henry Pfannenstiel, Hays, and Danny Pfannenstiel, Munjor; five sisters, Minnie Berens, Hays, Louise Stecklein, Munjor, Armella Ross, Hays, Rosie Dome, Basehor, and Theresa Schippers, Victoria She was preceded in death by four brothers, Ted, Jake, Bob, and Eddie Pfannenstiel, and three sisters, Lucy Schmidtberger, Virginia Dreiling and Eleanore Schumacher.  Burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays.

PFANNENSTIEL, Rita Mary
B.  1 Jun 1932 - Antonino, Kansas
D.  8 Jan 2002 - Hays, Kansas
From Hays Daily News - January 8,2002
Daughter o f Carl and Monica (Ruder) Pfannenstiel.  Survivors include two nieces, Donna Steckline, and Denise Becker,  and a nephew, Dale Pfannenstiel, whom she raised after their mother died. Other survivors include a brother, Francis J. Pfannenstiel, Hays, and a sister, Mary Ann Karlin, Ellis.  She was preceded in death by three brothers, Marcellus, Albinus and Paul Pfannenstiel.  Burial in Our Lady, Help of Christians Cemetery, Antonino.

**PFEIFER, Ethel Alma (Phillips)
            See Ethel Alma Phillips

**PFEIFER, Josephine M. (Befort)
            See Josephine M. Befort

PFEIFER, Michael
b.  23 Aug 1910 - Graham County, Kansas
d.  25 Mar 2002 - WaKeeney, Kansas
From Salina Journal - March 27, 2002
He was preceded in death by a son, Darrell; and a grandson.  Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann of WaKeeney; a son, Adolph; two daughters, Eileen Dreiling  and Rosalita Sauer; two brothers, Joe of Ness City and John of Morland; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a stepgreat-grandchild. Burial will be in St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery, St. Peter.

**PFISTER, Erna W. (Schrank)
            See Erna W. Schrank

PFLUGHOEFT, Philetha M.
b.  22 May 1918 - Ellsworth County, Kansas
d.  10 Mar 2002 - Lindsborg, Kansas
From Lucas- Sylvan News - Thursday, March 21, 2002
On July 18, 1937, she was united in marriage with Laurence F. RAY in the parsonage of the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Ellsworth,.  To this union, three children were born. Laurence predeceased Philetha on June 6, 1979. Philetha met Alan A. WEIDE of Lindsborg and they were married on July 3, 1981. She leaves to mourn her departure her husband, her daughter, Lois Gier and husband Harvey; her son, Lewis Ray and wife Johnnie; and her son, Austin Ray and wife Carolyn; a stepson, Joel A. Weide; three grandchildren, Mike Propp and wife Diane, Mark Propp  and Jeffrey Ray.  There are two great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends. Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery, Lindsborg.

PHILLIPS, Ethel Alma
b.  24 May 1908 - Spivey, Kansas
d.  9 Feb. 2002 - Springfield, Missouri
From Great Bend (Kan) Tribune - February 11, 2002
She married Paul Pfeifer. He preceded her in death. Survivors include one son, Dr. Norman I. Pfeifer; and three grandsons. Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Cleveland Cemetery, north of Spivey on K-14.

PIXLER, Ethel G.
b.  17 Dec 1907 - Burr Oak, Kansas
d.  16 Feb 2002 - Burr Oak, Kansas
From Salina Journal - February 18, 2002
She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry SIEBERT; a son, Darrell; and a grandson. Survivors include a daughter, Joyce Olena two sons, Bill  and Bob; a sister, Edith Bell-Gardiner of California; 12 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.  Burial will be in Burr Oak Cemetery.

** PLAUTZ, Gladys E., Te Stroete (Wilke)
            See Gladys E. Wilke

PLETT, Clara
b.  19 Apr 1915 Canton, Kansas
d.  25 Mar 2002 - Hillsboro, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - March 27, 2002
Daughter of Henry E. and Marie Heinrichs Plett. On Sept. 20, 1940, she married Ben EWERT at rural Hillsboro. He survives. Other survivors include: two daughters, Carol Bartel  and Delores Spencer; a sister, Gladys Plett, Wichita; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Burial will be in Johannestal Cemetery, rural Hillsboro.

** POAGUE, Frances Lucille (Siebert)
            See Frances Lucille Siebert

PONATH, Ruth E.
 b. abt 1920
 d. 23 Jan 2001
From Milwaukee Sentinel, WI. 26 January 2001.
Beloved wife of the  late Fred W. BECKER    Dearest mother of Thomas (Ginny) and Bonnie Becker. Sister of Robert (June) Ponath, Dorothy (Raymond) Hordyk and the late Margaret Reinhardt. Further survived by other relatives and friends. Interment Highland Memorial Park. 

POPP, Robert E.
b.  1 Feb 1931 - Hutchinson, Kansas
d.  25 May 2002 - Hutchinson, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - May 28, 2002
Son of Frank and Ruth Grace Popp. On March 15, 1952, he married Montena Mae SHOWALTER at Hutchinson. She survives. Other survivors include: two sons, Terry and Michael; a daughter, Pam Longstreth; two grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Ralph, and a sister, Elda Keever. Burial will follow the funeral in Memorial Park Cemetery, Hutchinson.

** PROPP, Esther (Waymaster)
            See Esther Waymaster

** QUINT, Mary R. (Leiker)
            See Mary R. Leiker

**RAEDER, Wilnora R. (Neese)
            See Wilnora R. Neese

RAMAKER, Ernest
b.  9 Sep 1916 - Lima, Wisconsin
d.  22 Oct 2001 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press - October 23, 2001
Son of the late Ben and Sarah (VerGowe) Ramaker.  Survivors include two sisters: Ida Reigler and Hilda Brosky, both of Milwaukee; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by five sisters. Burial will take place in Hartman Cemetery.

** RAMMER, Rinalda Laverne (Csida)
            See Rinalda Laverne Csida

** RAY, Philetha M. Weide (Pflughoeft)
            See Philetha M. Pflughoeft

REED, Kenneth
            b.   Unk
            d.  20 Oct 2001
From Sheboygan Press

REGIER, Edith H.
b.  25 Jan 1915 - Elbing, Kansas
d.  18 Jun 2002 - Newton, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - June 22, 2002
Daughter of Bernard and Elizabeth Penner Regier. On April 13, 1939, she married Stanley Floyd WEDEL at Elbing. He died Dec. 4, 2000. Survivors include: a son, Lester; a daughter, Kathryn Benson; two brothers, Robert and Walter, both of Newton; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

REICHARDT, Viola
b.  14 Feb 1829 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
d.  2 Nov 2001 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press
Daughter of the late August and Ricka (Stegemeyer) Reichardt. On Dec. 19, 1969, she married Joseph LORIER in Sheboygan. Survivors include her husband, Joseph; four sons, Russ (Anne) Kramer, Roman (Joanne) Kramer, Jack (Joan) Lorier  and Thomas (Kathy) Braun; three daughters, Gail (Don) Hajenga, Diane (Clarence) Lampkins  and Joan (Robert) Achsel, 15 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by seven sisters, Hilda Opgenorth, Edna Richter, Norma Hintz, Rose Opgenorth, Ruth Hinz, Frances Kramer and Maryrose Kramer.  Burial will take place in Greenlawn Memorial Park.

REIMER, LuElla
b.   8 Nov 1913 - Hillsboro, Kansas
d.  27 Feb 2002 - Hillsboro, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - March 2, 2002 and Hillsboro Star Journal - March 8, 2002
She was the fifth child of John J. and Marie (Ratzlaff) Reimer. On Nov. 9, 1930, she married John F. JOST at Hillsboro. He died in 1999. While the couple lived in the Adobe House, their son Jerry was born.  In 1946, they had a farm sale and moved to Hillsboro to operate the service station.  In 1955, they built a new home on South Main, where Lowell and Twilla were born. Survivors include her sons, Jerry and his wife Joan Jost and Lowell and his wife Eleanor Jost; daughter, Twilla and her husband Charles Siebert; two sisters-in-law, Louise Friesen and Kathryn Klassen; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.She was preceded in death by her husband, two brothers, three sisters, and one granddaughter.Burial will be in Gnadenau Cemetery, rural Hillsboro.

REIMER, Mabel E.
b. 14 June 1917 - Potter, Calumet County, Wisconsin
d. 9 May 2002 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Manitowoc paper
Daughter of the late Albert and Pauline Prochnow Reimer. She was married to Alfred E. REIMER on June 14, 1938, at Kiel. Alfred preceded her in death January 12, 1988.  Surviving children include Dennis Reimer, and friend Judy Wing, Diane (Richard) Grosshuesch, Keith (JoAnne) Reimer; eight grandchildren; seven great-grand children; a great-great-grandchild; a sister, Junice Thede, Plymouth; nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends also survive.  In addition to her parents and husband Alfred, she is preceded in death by a brother, Woodrow Reimer.

REIMER, Waldo C.
b.  2 Oct 1911 - Goessel, Kansas
d.  7 May 2002 - Hutchinson, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kans) News - May 11, 2002
Son of C.A. and Susie Voth Reimer. On Sept. 4, 1940, he married Kathryn A. REGEHR at Inman. She died Nov. 15, 2000. Survivors include: a daughter, Leona Krause; a brother, Karl, Goessel; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by eight brothers, Cornelius, Jake, Dick, John, Rudolph, Herman, Ernest and Arnold; and two sisters, Martha Voth and Mary Wiens. Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Monday in North Inman Cemetery, Inman.

**REISS, Genevieve M. (Schultze)
            See Genevieve M. Schultze

REMPEL, Hilda
b.  12 Oct 1911 - Hillsboro, Kansas
d.  22 Mar 2002 - Pratt, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - March 24, 2002
Daughter of Johann H. and Aganetha Bartel Rempel. On June 1, 1932, she married Ed EWERT at Hillsboro. He died April 8, 1988. Survivors include: two sons, Lowell, and Ronney; two daughters, Joann Mann  and Carolyn Simpson; 12 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by an infant son, Russell. Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Johannestal Cemetery, Goessel.

RICHERT, Grandma
From Newton Kansan News - April 7, 2002
Reminescing Janary 5, 2002, by Dora J. Voth
Fifty years ago in August of 1949 when our eldest son was five months old, Grandmother Richert passed away. With her parents, Johann and Justine Enz, two sisters and three of her brothers, she had come to America from West Prussia, arriving in Newton on May 23, 1881. Another brother joined the family after he completed a tour of duty in the Prussian army.

 * RICHERT, Linda (Jantz)
            See Linda Jantz

RICHTER,  Gordon R.
b.  20 Jan 1922 - Edin, Wisconsin
d.  27 Oct 2001 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press - October 31, 2001
Son of the late Henry and Nettie (Chapman) Richter. In 1949, he was united in marriage to Janet LERCH. Gordon is survived and deeply missed by his daughter, Connie (Wayne) Schmitz; one sister, Eileen (Dan) Goebel of Kiel; his grandson, Brett (fiancee, Shelly Becker) Schmitz; two nephews, Gordy and Kenny Goebel; a very special friend, Jackie Voigt, of Sheboygan and by his breakfast buddies at the Charcoal Inn, South. Gordon was preceded in death by two sisters and one brother. Burial will be at Sunrise Memorial Gardens.

RIFFEL, Alfred G.
b.  24 Jun 1931 - Ramona, Kansas
d.   10May 2002 - Wichita, Kansas
From Salina Journal - May 12, 2002
Survivors include his wife, Irene of the home; two sons, Gregory Dan  and Leslie Fred; two sisters, Dolores Brooks of Herington and Dorothy Boettecher of Greenville, Texas; and four grandchildren. Burial will be in the Lewis Cemetery, Ramona.

**RILEY, Elsie E. (Schwein)
            See Elsie Schwein

ROHWERDER, Elenore
b.  12 Jun 1924 - Wilwaukee, Wisconsin
d.  30 Aug 2001 - Mequon, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press - September 1, 2001
Daughter of the late George and Adela Grunow Rohwerder.  On Sept. 4, 1946, she married Lawrence N. Tatrow in Milwaukee, Wis. Her husband preceded her in death on Aug. 22, 2001. Survivors include four children: Linda (Rand) Krueger, Lonnie Tatrow, James (Diane) Tatrow, Laurie (Fred) Werner; 16 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law: Vivian (John) Pertle of California, Rachel Henninger of Milwaukee; one nephew: Walter Grunow. Also survived by other relatives and many friends.

ROTHE, Anna Marie
b.  28 Sep 1867 - Russia
d.  16 February 1955, prob. Okeene, Oklahoma
From Obituary - Okeene Record - March 23 1955
Mrs. Anna Marie Rothe came to America with her parents in 1876. In the year 1888, she married John H. HAFFNER in Lehigh, Kansas. To this union 8 children were born. Two boys and her husband preceded her in death. She is survived by one son, 5 daughters, 23 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, and 2 sisters.

ROTHE, Esther June
b.   25 Jun 1889 - Lehigh, Kansas
d. 4  Apr 1969 - Okeene, Oklahoma
From Okeene Record - April 10, 1969
She was the youngest child of a family of 12, all of whom preceded her in death. August 1, 1909 she was married to Jacob J. Haffner at Omega. Mr. Haffner died in 1957. Survivors are her son, Palmer S. Haffner, his wife, Dorothy, a granddaughter, Mrs. Darryl (Marcia) Johnson and grandson Palmer Jr.; all of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Officiating ministers were Elder Robert L. Rider and Pastor Don J. Sales. Mrs. Monroe Schneider was organist; Mr. & Mrs. Henry Reid sang. Bearers were Clyde Haffner, B. G. Lorenz, Isaac Weber, Ezra Korgan, Ted Eberhardt,
and Ted Biehler. Burial was in Roselawn

RUFF, Harry E.
B.  5 Jun 1905 Hodgeman, Kansas
D.  31 Jan 2002 - Atchison, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Saturday, February 2, 2002
Son of Walter S. and Leila Walters Ruff. On Aug. 5, 1926, he married Ruby A. GRAFF at Lewis. She died March 18, 1983. On Aug. 1, 1984, he married Leola BIESER at Kinsley. She died in November 1993. Survivors include: a daughter; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Restlawn Memorial Park, Coffeyville.

** RUTT, Alice (Schreiner)
            See Alice Schreiner

SAUER, Pauline
b.  2 Oct 1907 - Antonino, Kansas
d.  21 May 2002 0- Dodge City, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - May 22, 2002
Daughter of Fidelis and Rosa Wasinger Sauer. On Sept. 7, 1932, she married Anthony P. "Tony" UNREIN at Schoenchen. He died May 6, 1991. Survivors include: two sons, Lee and Jerry; a daughter, LaVada Gjerstad; a brother, Fred R. Sauer, Wichita; six sisters, Sister Anna Sauer, Concordia, Germaine Barker, California, Regina Bartlett, Missouri, Florine Giessler, Oregon, Eleanor Crowell, Cheyenne Wells, Colo., and Philomena Sims, Wichita; 14 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Anthony Jr.; three brothers, Frank, Edward and Virgilius Sauer; and three sisters, Anna M. Dreher, Mary Eve Wolf and Seraphine Depperschmidt. Burial will be in Great Bend Cemetery.

SCHABEN, Nevilla Wilma
b.  28 May 1908 - Bazine, Kansas
d.  16 April 2002 - Dodge City, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - April 19, 2002
Daughter of Peter and Emma Kueffer Schaben. On Oct. 28, 1926, she married Philip DEINES at Bazine. He died May 12, 1997. Survivors include: three daughters, Vicki Dunham, Diedra Piper and Burdena Schur; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Godfried, Herman, Norval and Glenster; and four sisters, Odessa Libbey, Wanda O'Brien, Hermina Moore and Flora Cooley. . Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Dodge City.

SCHAEFER, Russell Harold
b.  27 Aug 1910 - Brock, Nebraska
d.  1 June 2002 - Loveland, Colorado
From  Loveland newspaper, Loveland, Colorado, June 4, 2002
Son of  Rudolph George Schaefer and Jane (Chard) Schaefer. He married Marcella Lorens McQUIN in June 1933 in Peru, Neb.  He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; and a sister. He is survived by his wife, Marcella Schaefer of Loveland; two sons, Dr. Lowell T. Schaefer and his wife Marilyn, and Lyle H. Schaefer and his wife Ginny; three grandchildren, Scott and Britton Schaefer, and Amanda Schaefer; three step grandsons; and several step-great-grandchildren.

SCHAFER, Maybelle
Family from Breunnental, Russia
b.  1 June 1912 - Higgins, Texas
d.  16 February 2002 - Amarillo, Texas
From Amarillo Globe News - February 19, 2002Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Mrs. Stuman was the first daughter and the fifth child to Mary Louise Schneider Schafer and Samuel Schafer.  Her father was one of the Volga Germans who came from Breunnental, Russia, in 1891.  He met and married his wife in Kansas and settled in the Texas Panhandle, where they had eight children. She met and married Patrick Stuman in 1935 at Canadian.  Survivors include two daughters, Mary Stuman  and Mrs. Charles Barnes; a sister, Clare Herrington of Pleasanton; and several nieces and nephews.

**SCHEIDEMAN, Amelia (Brening)
            See Amelia Brening

SCHEIRMAN, William Lynn
Family from Ojagodnaja Poljana
b.  17 Nov 1921 -  Kingfisher, Oklahoma
d.  8 Feb 2002 - Fort Collins, Colorado
From The Coloradoan, Fort Collins, Colo. - February 10, 2002
Son of William and Stella Scheirman, both now deceased. He married Marian THOMSON in Irving, Kan., on Oct. 6, 1951. Bill is survived by his wife, Marian, of Fort Collins; two sons, David and his wife, Susan, Scheirman, and John Scheirman and his wife, Dianne Lawson; two daughters, Margaret Scheirman  and Kathleen Dean and her husband, Alan; two sisters, Stella Heath of Edmund, Okla., and Mildred Kaye and her husband, Gerard, of Albuquerque, N.M.; a brother, Gene Scheirman and his wife, Thelma Jean, of Houston; a sister-in-law, Elousie Scheirman of Tonkawa, Okla., and several grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, James and Charles Scheirman.

SCHEUERMAN, Esther
B.  1907
D.  17 Jan 2002 - Andover, Kansas
From Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune
Survivors include two sons, the Rev. Delmer Brack of Andover and Delano "John" Brack of Bella Vista, Ark.; one sister, Sophie Parsons of Andover; nine grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Graveside service will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday at Otis Lutheran Cemetery in Otis.

SCHICK, MANUEL
b.  8 Aug 1912 - Shattuck, Oklahoma
d.  8 Apr 2002 -Shattuck, Oklahoma
From Northwest Oklahoman - April 18, 2002
Son of  Lottie and David Schick.  Manuel was a loving son to his mother, caring for her when she could no longer care for herself.  He was preceded in death by his parents and step-father, four brothers, Sam, Dave, Walter, and Rolland Schick; one sister, Esther Sue Wilson; one brother-in-law, Leonard Odom; step-brothers, Dan and Bill Schick; one step-sister, Bertha Schibbelhute and a special friend, Bill Deal. Survivors include one sister, Irene Odom; one step-sister, Leah Malone; four sisters-in-law, Leah Schick, Carolina Schick, Lorraine Schick and Rachel Schick; one brother-in-law, Joe Wilson.  Graveside services were conducted Friday, April 12, 2002, at 11 a.m. at the Shattuck Memorial Cemetery.

**SCHIMPF, Kathryn Thole (Heiser)
            See Kathryn Heiser

SCHMIDT, Adolf
b.  7 Dec 1909 - Hillsboro, Kansas        
d.  7 Jun 2002 - Hillsboro, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - June 9, 2002
Son of Henry and Eva Gaede Schmidt. On April 12, 1934, he married Linda FUNK at rural Hillsboro. She died in 2002. Survivors include: three sons, Richard,  Eddie,  and Leroy; a daughter, Ruth Ann Smith; a brother, Walter, Weston, Mo.; a sister, Mary Gertz, Wichita; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Burial will be in Haven of Rest Cemetery, rural Hillsboro.

SCHMIDT, Donald D.
B.  14 Jul 1932 - Greensburg, Kansas
D.   29 Jan 2002 - Newton, Kansas
From Newton Kansan News - January 31, 2002
Son of Daniel and Lizzie (Claassen) Schmidt.  They preceded him in death. He married Nellie A. Schmidt Dec. 19, 1953, in Greensburg. She survives of Peabody.  Other survivors include: four sons, Thomas E. Schmidt, Tim Schmidt,  Jerry Schmidt,  and Dan Schmidt; a daughter, Barb Unruh; a brother, Herman Koop of Hutchinson; a sister, Marie Roth of Hutchinson; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.  He also was preceded in death by: two brothers, four stepbrothers, three sisters and two stepsisters.  Burial will be in Prairie Lawn Cemetery. 

SCHMIDT, Elizabeth
b.  5 Jul 1903 - Goessel, Kansas
d.  20 Jun 2002 - Chardon Township, Ohio
From Hutchinson (Kan) Ness - June 23, 2002
Daughter of Johannish and Helena Schmidt. In 1927, she married Peter GOERTZ. He died in 1991. Survivors include: two sons, Emory, Farmington, N.M., and Harry, Granger, Ind.; two daughters, Betty Palazzo, Chardon Township, Ohio, and, Caroline Dietz, McPherson; 14 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, son Leo Goertz, and daughter Helen Pope.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.

 SCHMIDT, Irene
b.  11 Mar 1917 -
d.  21 Apr 2002 - Bristow, Oklahoma
From Great Bend (Kans) Tribune - April 12, 2002
Daughter of George and Appolonia Burgardt Schmidt. She married William Otto DREILING. He preceded her in death. Survivors include two sons, Neil W. Dreiling and Larry F. Dreiling.; one daughter, Judy Lynn Freeman; one brother, John Robert Schmidt of Alliance, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one brother, George Schmidt. Burial will be at Stroud City Cemetery.

SCHMIDT, Ishmael Kissler
b.  11 Sep 1919 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska
d.  7 Jun 2002 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska
From Scotts Bluff Star Hearld - (NE) - June 9, 2002
Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery. Son of Conrad and Anna Mary (Kissler) Schmidt. He married Esther PROPP April 5, 1946 in Scottsbluff. He is survived by his wife: Esther; children and their spouses: Wayne and Delores Schmidt, Cindy and Michael Grubb, and Michael and Mandy Schmidt; grandchildren: Carla and Mark Hix, Nicole Schmidt, Michael and Diane Grubb, and Andy and Christy Grubb, Angelo Schmidt, and Jacob Schmidt  and great Grandson Trayten Grubb.

 **SCHMIDT, Linda (Funk)
            See Linda Funk

SCHMIDT, Marcellus Francis
B. 3 Feb 1913 - Catherine, Kansas
D.  8 Feb 2002 - Englewood, Colorao
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - February 10, 2002
Son of Raymond A. and Dorothy Leikam Schmidt. On May 20, 1947, he married Florine ROME at Victoria. She survives. Other survivors include: a son, Richard; a brother, Willard, New Castle, Pa.; three sisters, Mary Esther Munk, Quinter, Frances Parker, Hays, and Lillian Bennett, Augusta, Ga.; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. A private inurnment and service will be held at St. Fidelis Cemetery, Victoria.

SCHMIDT, Roger Wayne
B. 11 Mar 1951 - Pratt, Kansas
D.  30 Jan 2002 - Arlington, Texas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Friday, January 31, 2002
Son of James Lloyd and Gladys Philpott Schmidt. Survivors include: his parents, James and Gladys, Hillsboro; two sisters, Phyllis VanHorn, and Lois Darlene Bartel; three grandchildren; two nephews; and a niece. Burial will be in Sunset Cemetery, Cullison. 

SCHNEIDER, Abraham George
B.  1 Mar 1903 - Webster, Kansas
D.  21 Jan 2002 - Stockton, Kansas
From Salina Journal - January 22, 2002
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel, in 1999.  Survivors include two sons, Donald G. of Plainville and David L. of Hays; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

SCHNEIDER, Fred
b.  19 July 1866 - Eckheim, Russia
d.  4 Aug 1944 - Russell, Kansas
Form Obituary - Russell Record, Russell, Kansas
Son of Henry Schneider. When he was 3 years old his mother was called to the eternal home.  When 11 years old, he came to this country in company with his parents (his father having married again), three brothers, Phillip, Peter and John, and one sister, Christina, settling in Russell County in Feb. 1878.  At the age of 25 years, he returned to Russell County where on Dec. 25, 1891, he married Miss Katharina KEIL, daughter of George Keil.  Five children were born to the Schneider family:  Emanuel Schneider, LaJunta, Colo.; Mrs. Bertha Ernst and Mrs. Olinda Deines, both of Russell; Theobald Schneider of the home place and Herman Schneider, Wichita.  He is survived by his sorrowing wife, Katharina, all of his 5 children, 18 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren.  The body set to rest in the Milberger Cemetery.  The pallbearers were J. Strecker, Emanuel Becker, Emanuel Keil, Jacob Dumler, Solomon Wegele and Ben Keil.

SCHNEIDER, Fred
b.  27 Oct 1880 - North Barton County, Kansas
d.  30 Oct 1968 - Hoisington, Kansas
From Obituary and Pamphlet from Funeral Home On January 23, 1900, he was united in marriage to Katherine DIETZ in the Lutheran Church at Milberger.  One son, Harold, was born to this marriage, Jan. 13, 1901.  Mrs. Schneider died giving birth to he son.  She was buried at the Trinity (Bender) Hill) Lutheran Cemetery. On July 21, 1901, Mr. Schneider was united in marriage to Anna Elizabeth HERDT.  This marriage was blessed with 5 children, 3 boys and 2 girls. He is survived by the widow living at the Homestead Villa; 4 sons, Harold and Alvin, Hoisington; Ferdinand, San Francisco, Calif. and Victor, Russell; 2 daughters, Mrs. Natalie Strecker, Russell and Mrs. Viola Schwein, Hoisington; 9 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.  One grandchild, Raymond Pinelli died April 23, 1968.
Pamphlet from Funeral Home - In remembrance of Fred Schneider –
Clergymen - Pastor G. Weise , Pastor R. G. Sedo   Music Mrs. LeRoy Wilhelm, Mr. Ferdinand Niedenthal, Mr. Clinton Seifert, Mr. Edward Swell, Mr. Howard Vladar - Mrs. Howard Vladar, Organist Interment - St. Johns Lutheran Cemetery, Russell, Kansas   Casket Bearers - Milton Bender, Edward Jurgenson, Glen Hughes, Dennis Strecker, Clinton Kartst, Jerry Pfannenstiel  

SCHNEIDER, John
B.  16 Jul 1914 - Trego County, Kansas
D.  21 Jan 2002 - WaKeeney, Kansas
From Salina Journal - January 22, 2002Survivors include his wife, Lyda of WaKeeney; a son, John David; a daughter, Nancy Law; three sisters, Lydia Hunt of Hays, Olinda Nemechek of WaKeeney and Rosie Wilson of Burr Oak; a stepsister, Elizabeth Wulf of WaKeeney; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Burial will be in Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, rural WaKeeney.

SCHNEIDER, Patricia L.
b.  10 Nov 1946 - Great Bend, Kansas
d.  16 Jun 2002 - Dodge City, Kansas
From Great Bend Tribune - June 18, 2002
Daughter of Martin S. and Mathilda Demel Schneider. She married Alvin F. SLATTERY on Aug. 17, 1968, at Olmitz. Survivors include her husband of the home; two sons, Ray Slattery and Don Slattery; one brother, Larry Schneider; and two granddaughters. Burial will be at St. John Cemetery in Spearville.

SCHNEIDER, Phillip
b.  28 Oct 1847 - Mueller Colony, Russia
d.  June 1920 - Barton County, Kansas
From Hoisington Dispatch, - Thursday, June 17, 1920
He was born in Russia and came to American in 1878.. Besides his wife, he leaves three sons and two daughters, besides several brothers.  The children are John of WaKeeney, Pete, Fred, and Mrs. J. P.Ochs of the north part of this county and Mrs. Chris Rohn of WaKeeney. Interment was made in the church yard cemetery.

** SCHNEIDER, Theresa Rose (Jergenson)
            See Theresa Rose Jergenson

SCHNORR, Katharine Elisabeth
b. 18 Aug 1878  - Denhof, Russland
d. 28 Oct 1951  (73 yrs 2 mo 10 days)
FromGerman Kirchenbote Vol 70 #6 6 Dec 1951.
WOLF, Katharine Elisabeth SCHNORR m 26 Feb 1902 Henry WOLF , 1913 to America,. Daughters: Kathi WALTER, Marie KELIN, Helen ARDIS, Alma Dreiling. Sons: Wm, Carl, Rueben. Windsor, Colorado

SCHOENDALLER, Irene
b.  29 Jul 1915 - Liebenthal, Kansas
d.  17 Feb 2002 - Liebenthal, Kansas
From Hays Daily News - February 19, 2002
Daughter of John and Anna (Kreutzer) Schoendaller. She married Carl STECKLINE on Nov. 10, 1937, in Liebenthal. He died Oct. 21, 1992. Survivors include a son, Larry; a daughter, Belinda DeWerff; a brother, Robert Schoendaller, Wichita; two sisters: Louise Horning, Ransom, and Georgia Steckline, Wichita; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Burial in St. Mary Cemetery, Ellis.

SCHOENHALS, Artalee A.
b.  abt 1942
d.  5 Dec 2001 - Wichita, Kansas
From Northwest Oklahoman - February 22, 2002
Survivors are her husband, Robert BISHOP; daughters, Peggy Kuhns, Deborah Whitaker, Bonnie Spence, Melissa Sade; her father, Art Schoenhals of Bazine, Kan.; brothers, Carroll Schoenhals and, Butch Schoenhals.

**SCHRANK, Erna W. (Nagel)
            See Erna W. Nagel

** SCHRECK, Alberta J. (Janzen)
            See Alberta J. Janzen

**SCHREMMER, Adelia G. (Depiesse)
            See Adelia G. Depiesse

SCHREMMER, William F.
B.  3 Aug 1915 - Redwing, Kansas
D.  28 Jan 2002 - WaKeeney, Kansas
From Salina Journal - Wednesday, January 30,2002
He was preceded in death by a son, Keith; and a daughter, Judy Unrein. Survivors include his wife, Margaret of WaKeeney; a son, Gerald; six daughters, Joan Reames, JoQuita Schremmer, Joyce Schwarzenberger, Janice Dreiling, Janet Savage and Jeanne Mohr; 23 grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildren. Burial will be in St. Michael Cemetery, Collyer

SCHREINER, Adam
b.  15 Apr 1907 - Kautz, Russia
d.  1971
From  Laurel, Mt Newspaper 24 April 1971 H367Son of Adam Schreiner, came to USA 15 April 1914. Married Katherine KNAUB 17 Dec 1933 at Laurel. Survivors include the widow: a son, James Adam; two daughters, Mrs. Ray Laird and Mrs.
David L. Walks Jr,; a brother J. Philip, Laurel, four sisters, Mrs. Ed Doerr, Lovell, Wyo, Mrs. Elizabeth Fox, Park City, Mrs. Fred Bernhardt, Roberts, and Mrs. Philip J. Knaub Jr, Laurel; the stepmother, Mrs. Adam Schreiner Sr, Laurel, two stepbrothers, Herman Reiter, Laurel and Henry Reiter, Beach, N. D; three stepsisters, Mrs. Alex Frank, Billings, Mrs. Emma Kline, Laurel and Mrs. Martha Kautz, Idaho and seven grandchildren.

SCHREINER, Adam
b.  abt 1909 
d. 11 May 1984
From The Lincoln Sun, Lincoln, NE 23 May 1984
Survivors include: his wife, Doris P.; sister, Pauline CARR of Naples, Fla; nephew, Gerald McCracken of Lincoln; niece, Kathryn SHEPHERD of Bedford, Iowa; and other nephews and nieces. Interment at Wyuka Cemetery.

SCHREINER, Alexander
b. 13 July 1913 - Kauz, Russia
d. abt 1953 (40 years old)
From German Kirchenbote Vol 72 #3 19 Nov 1953
Alexander Schriener, son of  Jacob and Eva geb BAUER .....vater Mehlman.....To America 1923

SCHREINER, Alexander
b.  abt 1936 - Resanzig, Russia
d.  29 June 1986 (50 years old)
From Billings Gazette, Billings, MT, Monday, June 30, 1986.
Son of George and Maria Schreiner Schreiner Listed in "Unsere Leute von Kautz" issue l p26; Issue 2 p7. He and his family came to Montana in 1952 from Germany. He married Jean L. PAYNE 10 Oct 1959, in Midlothian, VA. Survivors include his wife; two sons, Steven and James; a daughter, Laurie Schreiner; his father and step-mother, George and Elizabeth SCHREINER of Laurel; three brothers, Georg of Bonn, Germany, David of Laurel and Helmut of Salt Lake City, Utah; and three sisters, Mrs. Rudolf (Frieda) Treumann, Mrs Alex (Marie) Neibauer and Mrs. Jake (Lydia) KRUG, all of Laurel. Burial in Laurel Cemetery.

SCHREINER, Alice
b. 16 Oct 1873 -  Kolb, Russia
d. Monday evening
From  Hastings Daily Tribune, NE 25 Apr 1950
Daughters: Mrs. Lyman BATTLES, Mrs. Conrad WALKER, Mrs. Marie CARLSON, Mrs. George WATSON, Mrs. Fred REIBER and Mrs. SCHIEFELBEIN, all of Hastings, and Mrs. Bud KOCH of Campbell; six sons, William of Lexington, Harry, Ben and George of Campbell, Clarence of Hastings and Raymond of Broken Bow. Twenty-three grandchildren, seven great; a sister, Mrs. Katie MILLER and three brothers, George and Adam SCHREINER of Hastings and William SCHREINER of Weatherford, Oklahoma. George and a daughter preceded her in
death. Burial in Campbell cemetery. Note:  Daughter of Heinrich Schreiner, born 24 Sep 1834, Kolb, Russia, and Christina Rehn.  Married George RUTT.

SCHREINER, Eva
b. 26 Jan 1899  - Kautz, Russia
d.  22 Jul 1980
From Star Herald July 1980, Scottsbluff-Gering, Nebraska.
Graveside services will be Monday at 10am at Fairview cemetery in Scottsbluff.. She was born 26 Jan 1899 at Kautz, Russia and moved with her family to Laurel, Montana in 1912. She was married to John Jacob  HARTat Laurel in 1917. He first husband preceded her in death in 1943, and she married George FRANK, 16 Oct 1950 at Scottsbluff. Survivors include a son, Albert HART of Scottsbluff; a daughter, Mrs. Esther BERTRAM of Gering, six stepsons, George FRANK, Alex FRANK, Herman FRANK, all of Billings, Henry Frank of Laurel, Phillip FRANK of Joliet, Montana; Dave Frank of Colorado Springs, CO; four stepdaughters, Lydic FICHTNER of Big Timper, Mont; Mary RUPP, Edgeley, Mont, Freda BROWN of Framingham, Mass, Dorothy Ostwalt of Laurel; four grandchildren; four great grandchildren; 44 step grandchildren; 61 step great grandchildren and eight step great great grandchildren.

SCHREINER, George
b. 15 Jun 1854
d. 20 May 1927
From:  German Kirchenbote V45 #23 9 June 1927 at AHSGR.
Came to America in 1913.
Note:  m to Catharine KNAUB 1874

SCHREINER, George

b.  23 Apr 1906 - Walla Walla
d. 22 Apr 1989
From Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, Monday, 24 April 1989.
Burial will be in Skyview Memorial lawn Cemetery in Vallejo, Calif, Thursday. Son of Adam and Catherine Elizabeth STEINMETZ SCHREINER. He married Delpha BOGLE.

SCHREINER, George B.
b. 4 May 1880  - Kauz, Russia
d. 13 Oct 1966
From Christian Fellowship Messenger V2 #5 18 Jan 1967 in German
George B. Schreiner, son of George SCHREINER and Frau. Married Eva Frank. Survived by 4 sons, 2 daughter, 2 brothers, 24 Grandchildren.  Note:  Married Eva FRANK, in 1901.

SCHREINER, George Jr. “Shorty”
b. 7 Feb 1915
d.  3 Sep 1986  - Wednesday
From Scottsbluff, NE, Thursday, 5 Sept 1986. Listed in Unsere Leute von Kautz vol 4.
Burial will be in West Lawn Cemetery at Gering. Son of George and Mary REITER  CHREINER. He married Minnie REIFSCHNEIDER 22 Aug 1943. Survivors include his wife; brother Phillip SCHREINER of Scottsbluff and sister Mrs. Freda ROGERS of Casper, Wyoming. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.

SCHREINER, Johannes
b.  12 Jul 1861 - Neubauer, Russia
d
.  16 Dec. 1951
From  German Kirchenbote Vol 70 #25 17 Apr 1952.
Son of Jacob and Elisabeth geb BRUCH. Married Katharine SCHLUND 1882  and in 1899 immigrated to America. Daughter Lea, Frau Ben STREDER... Frau Mali BED, Frau Lea SIREDER, Hanna SCHREINER.

SCHREINER, John
b. 1871  - Norka
d. 14 Aug 1957
From Christian Messenger v14 #22 18 Sept 1957 & Kirchenbote Vol. 75 #49 3 Oct 1957
In 1892 he came to America and settled at Lincoln, Nebraska, coming to Ft Collins in 1902. The same year he married Elizabeth GLANTZ and the union was blessed with three children. He is survived by his widow, one son, two daughters, five grandchildren and one great grandchild.

SCHREINER, John
b.  abt 1888
d.  Jul 1974
From Lincoln, NE Star 16 July 1974.
Survivors: wife, Marie, son William, Colorado Springs, CO; step-son, Harlan LESSMAN, Sioux City, Iowa: step-daughters, Mrs. Carl (Beverly) IRONS and Mrs. Duane (Mary) WENZL, both of Lincoln, 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.

SCHRINER, Phillip
b. 7 Dec 1868 Kauz
d. 8 March 1926 Lincoln, Nebraska
From Kirchenbote vol 44 #13 1 April 1926 in German
Son of Philipp Schreiner and Katharina Margaretha geb HARDT. Married 1891 Katharina Elisabeth  geb. FRANK. In 1901 the family to America.

SCHREINER, Philipp G.  
b. 18 Aug 1883 - Kauz, Russia
d. 24 Aug 1978
From Walla Walla Union Bulletin Sunday, 27 Aug 1978.
Son of John A and Katherine E SCHREINER. He grew up in Kauz, and in December of 1905 married Mary FRANK. One year later the couple left Russia and moved to Walla Walla. She died in 1925. He is survived by two daughters, Pauline TASOFF and Alinda YEADON, both of Spokane; a son, George SCHREINER of Seattle: 10 grandchildren

SCHROEDER, Elizabeth
b.  1 Aug 1925 - Inman, Kansas
d.  4 May 2002 - Hillsboro, Kansas
From Salina Journal - May 7, 2002
The daughter of Peter M. and Martha (Hildebrand) Schroeder. She married Earl G. BARTEL on Oct. 7, 1947, at Inman.  She was preceded in death by a daughter, Elaine Sue Bartel.  Survivors include her husband, Earl G. BARTEL  of rural Hillsboro; three sons, Donovan, Glenn  and Scott; two daughters, Sharon Tomlinson and Darlene Ediger; three brothers, Leonard Schroeder, Lloyd Schroeder and Joel Schroeder; two sisters, Leona Duerksen and Linda Wiebe; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.  Burial will be in French Creek Cemetery, rural Hillsboro.

**SCHROEDER, Marcia Ann (Koop)
            See Marcia Ann Koop

**SCHROLLER, Deborah Lynn (Bittel)
            See Deborah Lynn Bittel

** SCHUCKMAN, Albina F.(Herl)
            See Albina F. Herl

SCHUCKMAN, Fern Mae
b.  26 Sep 1940 - McCracken, Kansas
d.  6 Jun 2002 - Redding, California
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - June 12, 2002
Daughter of Herbert and Helen Schuckman. In 1959, she married Delbert TURNER. In 1983, she married Raymond MONG, He survives. Other survivors include: four daughters; two sons; two brothers, including, Maynard, Timken; a sister, Charlotte Schreiber; and 14 grandchildren.

** SCHULTE, Amelia A. "Molly" (Dinkel)
            See Amelia A. Dinkel

SCHULTZ, Leslie L.
b.  17 Oct 1918 - Barton County, Kansas
d.  24 Mar 2002 - Great Bend, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - March 25, 2002
Son of Abraham and Susie Unruh Schultz. On Oct. 23, 1941, he married Fern J. BEHRENS at Albert. She died June 21, 1981. On May 20, 1982, he married Janice M. Scheck at Pawnee Rock. She survives. Other survivors include: three daughters, Ronda Hixon,  Debra Schultz, and Marla Davidson; a stepson, Mike Mauler; three stepdaughters, Susan Grimes,  Michele Johnson,  and Sandra Kuhn; eight grandchildren; and eight step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Walter, Frank and Dewey Schultz; and five sisters, Verna Schultz, Virgie Deckert, Lena Hanson, Sadie Gore and Juanita Miller. Burial will be in Mennonite Memorial Cemetery, Pawnee Rock.

SCHULTZ, Mable Alma
b.  20 Aug 1922 - Lincoln County, Kansas
d.  15 June 2002  - Kimberly, Idaho
From Salina Journal - June 27, 2002
KIMBERLY, Idaho -- Mable Alma Lyne.  She was preceded in death by her husband, George (SCHULTZ), who died in 1982.  Survivors include two sons, Leroy and Elden; a daughter, Paula Weeks; a brother, William Schultz of Miltonvale, Kan.; two grandchildren; two step-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren.  Burial was in Twin Falls Cemetery. 

SCHULTZ, S. Sophie
b.  16 Mar 1915 - Tampa, Kansas
d.  11 Jun 2002 - Salina, Kansas
From Salina Journal - June 15, 2002
Her husband, Leonard HAAS, died in 1989.  Survivors include a sister-in-law, Ann Schultz of Liberal; three nephews, Dr. Charles Schultz, Mike Michaelis, and Dave Schultz; and six nieces, Dr. Geraldine Williams, Joyce Schultz,  Gertrude Patton,  Raemie Lou Hinshaw, Mildred Burra and Junice Samms. Burial will be in Durham Park Cemetery, Durham. 

SCHULTZE, Genevieve M.
b.  12 Sep 1905 - Natoma, Kansas
d.  9 April 2002, Natoma, Kansas
From Hays Daily News - April 12, 2002
Daughter of George F. and Grace M. (Hammond) Schultze. She married Claude C. REISS; he died May 17, 1965. She was preceded in death by her husband, a brother, R.H. Schultz, and two sisters, Gwen Lundy and Bernadean Pfortmiller.  Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Natoma Cemetery.

SCHULZ, Aloha "June"
b.  25 Jun 1929 - Bushton, Kansas
d.  31 Jan 2002 - Paradise Valley, Nevada
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - February 12, 2002
Daughter of John and Myrtle Schulz. On Oct. 4, 1974, she married Bill BROWN  at Dallas. He survives. Other survivors include: a son; four brothers, including Orland Schulz, Bushton; and two sisters.

SCHULZ, Emma
b. 30 Dec 1904 - Rosisch, Russia
d. 1 Feb 2002 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press
Daughter of the late Michael Schulz and Rosalla Zerbin. On Dec. 21, 1924, she was united in marriage to Theodore LEDEBOHM. They were married for 28 years. Theodore preceded her in death on March 31, 1968. Emma is survived by her daughter-in-law, Johanna Ledebohm of Oostburg; four grandchildren, Elfie and Paul Schneider, Gerda Ledebohm, Herbert and Michele Ledebohm, Ruth Clements; four great-grandchildren, Michael and Matthew Backes, Nicholas Schneider, and P.J. Ledebohm. Besides her husband, Theodore, she was preceded in death by her twin sons, Walter and Herbert.

SCHULZ, Helen A.
b.  22 Jan 1907 - Bushton, Kansas
d.  12 Jun 2002 - Hutchinson, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - June 14, 2002
Daughter of Gustav and Grace Feldman Schulz. On May 27, 1933, she married Theodore L. "Ted" COLEMAN at Lyons. He died Sept. 23, 1979. Survivors include: several nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by three brothers and six sisters.Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Hutchinson.

**SCHULZ, Marjory M. (Stamm)
            See Marjory M. Stamm

SCHWAB, Esther Frances
b.  19 Feb 1900 - Clay County, Kansas
d.  28 Feb 2002 - Junction City, Kansas
From Abilene Reflector - March 1, 2002
Daughter of Frank and Mary (Luthi) Schwab. Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery, west of Upland.

SCHWARZENBERGER, Mary
b.  30 Mar 1904 - Russia
d.  3 Jun 2002 - Quinter, Kansas
From Salina Journal - June 5,2002
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe MARDIAN, in 1983.  Survivors include two brothers,   of Olathe and Mike Schwarzenberger of Collyer.  Burial will be in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Park.

SCHWARZKOPF, Elizabeth
b. 18 Sep 1883  - Denhof, Saratov
d. 28 Dec 1959
From German Kirchenbote Vol 78 #20 17 March 1960.
She married Wilhelm WOLF 29 Jan 1903 Immigrated in  1907 to  America. Survivors: sons, Henry Wolf of Norwalk, Calif and Alex of Chicago, Ill; daughter Marie Crawford of Denver, CO; sister Frau Henry Held of Windsor, CO. Windsor, CO

SCHWEIN, Elsie E.
b.  13 Aug 1909 - Russell County, Kansas
d.  7 Jun 2002 - Great Bend, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - June 9, 2002
Daughter of Henry and Johanna Maier Schwein. On April 13, 1951, she married Mitch RILEY at Raton, N.M. He died April 28, 1982. Survivors include: a sister, Thelma Hagner, Wichita; a brother, Herman Schwein, Macksville; four nephews; and seven nieces. She was preceded in death by seven brothers, Emanuel, Jake, Emil, Leo, Raymond, Paul and Leroy Schwein.Burial will be in Hoisington Cemetery.

SCHWEIN, Fred Egar
B.  19 Dec 1926 - WaKeeney, Kansas
D.  17 Jan 2002 - Shawnee County, Kansas
From Hays Daily News - January 18, 2002, and Ellsworth County Independent - January 24, 2002
Son of Fredrick and Natalia (Mai) Schwein. He married Bernadine “Dean” LEMMONS on March 9, 1947, in WaKeeney. She died Aug. 14, 2000. Survivors include two sons, Fred Lee Schwien, and Mark A. Schwien; a brother, Carroll, Hamilton, Ohio; a sister, Beverly Connally, Ellsworth; and six grandchildren. Burial in WaKeeney City Cemetery.

**SCHWERTFEGER, Lena Bieberle (Helms)
            See Lena Helms

**SEIBEL, Louise (Klassen)
            See Louise Klassen

SEIBEL, Pauline A.
b.  11 Aug 1913 - Fairview, Oklahoma
d.  19 Feb 2002 - Ellsworth, Kansas
From Hays Daily News - February 21, 2002
Daughter of Charlie and Rebecca (Howard) Seibel. She married Fred LANGHOFER  in 1933 in Fairview; he died Nov. 20, 1989. Survivors include two sons, Dean and Gene; a daughter, Berdine Bishop; a brother, Melvin Seibel, Portland, Ore.; two sisters, Matilda Berndt, Portland, Ore., and Juanita Hiebert, Shafter, Calif.; five grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Burial in Dorrance City Cemetery, Dorrance.

SEIDEL, Albert L.
b.  12 Jan 1918 - Protection, Kansas
d.  20 Jun 2002 - Wichita, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - June 22, 2002
Son of Alfred Albert and Rachel Emma Rich Seidel. On Jan. 26, 1940, he married Theda Mae COX at Ashland. She died in 1979. On Nov. 14, 1981, he married Rita Ann WASINGER at Wichita. She survives. Other survivors include: a son; a daughter; a brother; two sisters, including, Lillie Cline, Wakeeney; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Highland Cemetery, Ashland.

SEIFERT, Clinton
b.  8 Feb 1921 - Marion, Kansas
d.  13 Feb 2002 - Russell, Kansas
From Hays Daily News- February 14, 2002
Son of John and Anna (Stenzel) Seifert. He grew up in Dorrance He married Ella Mae KAUFMAN May 18, 1947, in Dorrance. Survivors include his wife, of the home; five daughters, Kathleen Bean, Annie Laurie Seifert, Jeanine Arrighi,  Dinah Heidrick,  and Tammy Albertson; a half-brother, Larry Seifert, Missouri; three grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Eugene and John Cedric. Burial in Dorrance Cemetery.

SELL, Edna M.
b.  8 Jan 1913 - Hillsboro, Kansas
d.  17 Jun 2001 - Thousands Oaks, California
From Lincoln Journal Star
Daughter of Conrad C. and Mollie Irene (Meier) Sell. Survivors: sons, daughter-in-law, Dennis D. and Judith Bartel, Terrell V. and Coralee Bartel; four step-grandchildren: one step-great-grand-daughter. Preceded in death by husband, Frank; half-brothers, Rueben, Aaron, Gene, Orlando; sister, Lorraine; half-sister, Emma Burke.

SELLENS, Elwood L.
b.  10 May 1921 - Russell County, Kansas
d.  17 May 2002 - Wichita, Kansas
From Great Bend (Kan) News - May 19, 2002
Son of Chester C. and Dorothy E. Sellens. He married Bertha EHRLICH Dec. 25, 1941, in Russell. Survivors include his wife of the home; one son, Darrel D. Sellens; one daughter, Dalene Lauderdale; one brother, Melvin Sellens of Wichita; two sisters, Melba Jean Cochran of Colwich and Maxine Goodheart of Russell; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Anita Wagner; and two brothers, Charles Quentin Sellens and Glen Dale Sellens. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Russell City Cemetery.

SHALEFSKY, Rose S.
b.  3 Jun 1923 - Brooklyn, New York
d.  25 Aug 20901 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press - August 28, 2001
Daughter of Morris and Rachel Shalefsky. On Nov. 13, 1948, she married Harold J. HOLMAN in New York. In addition to her husband, Rose is survived by three daughters, Maureen and Thomas Kellner,  Hillary Holman, and Terri and Tom Schils; a granddaughter, Brittan Kellner; two sisters, Shirley (Norman) Goldenberg of Great Neck, N.Y., and Lillian Turken of Middle Village, N.Y.; a brother, Harry (Pauline) Shale of New York; and nieces and nephews. Burial will take place in Sheboygan Hebrew Cemetery.
 
**HEINZE, Dorothy B. (Shellito)
            See Dorothy B. Shellito

SHELLITO, Dorothy B.
b.  5 Aug 1915 - Phillipsburg, Kansas
d.  7 June 2002 - Phillipsburg, Kansas
From Newspaper Clipping
Her husband, Eddie (Edwin Leo HEINZE), died in 1992. Survivors include a step-son, Dan Heinze; three stepdaughters, Sonja Schultz,  Linda Thorn  and Peggy Stull; a sister, Berry Bray of Agra; 18 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Phillipsburg. Additional Information:  Edwin Leo Heinze and Dorothy B. Shellito were married on 27 November 1958.

**SHANELEC, Esther K. Lindenmuth (Lantz)
            See Esther K. Lantz

SHERMAN, Judy K.
b.  19 Jul 1938 - Enid, Oklahoma
d. 24 Feb 2002 - Hoisington, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - February 26, 2002
Daughter of John and Mary Croxtan Sherman. On March 10, 1956, she married Robert G. OCHS in Colorado. He died Dec. 13, 1988. Survivors include: three sons, Dan,  Robert, and Jason; four daughters, Merri Basque,  Melody Unrein,  Esther Hughes,  and Linette Rhodes; two brothers, Richard Enid, Okla., and Mike, Denver; four sisters, Gwen Godfrey, Albuquerque, N.M., Iris Hammond, Midland, Texas, Pam Sherman, Denver, and Linda Todd, Kansas City, Mo.; 21 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Jack and Randall; and a granddaughter, Kirsten Ochs. Burial will be in Hoisington Cemetery, Hoisington.

SHOWALTER, Aldine
b.   26 Apr 1923 - Moundridge, Kansas
d.  21 Feb. 2002 - Wichita, Kansas
From Hutchinson News - February 23, 2002
Son of Frank and Ella Seifeid Schowalter. On March 28, 1947, he married Esther Nola NICKEL at Goessel. She survives. Other survivors include: a son, Bruce; a daughter, Cindy Jo Schowalter,; two sisters, Laura Sharp, Portola, Calif., and Geraldine Hunter, Richardson, Texas; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Judy Lynn; a brother, Eno Schowalter; and three sisters, Opal Schowalter, Laurine Kosht, and Ruby Bright. Burial will be in West Zion Cemetery, Moundridge.

**SIEBERT, Ethel G. (Pixler)
            See Ethel G. Pixler

SIEBERT, Frances Lucille
b.  9 Apr 1935 - Hillsboro, Kansas
d.  2 Apr 2002 - Salina, Kansas
From Salina Journal - April 4, 2002
Survivors include her husband, John POAGUE of Salina; two sons, Gary and Dave; two daughters, Sherry Kunkel and Cindy McWhorter; two brothers, Calvin Siebert of Iowa City, Iowa, and Deran Siebert of Marion; a sister, Gladys Funk of Hillsboro; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Burial will be in Gypsum Hill Cemetery, Salina. 

SIMON, Edna M.
b.  24 Dec 1905 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
d.  31 Oct 2001 - Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press - November 2, 2001
Daughter of Ferdinand and Louise (Mahnke) Simon.  On June 20, 1924, she married Frank G. NAUSCHULTZ who preceded her in death in 1979. Edna is survived by a son, Frank (Arlynn) Nauschultz of Lakewood Ranch, Fla.; two daughters, Judy (Jerry) Konik of Sheboygan and Nancy (Glenn) Groth of Oceanside, Calif.; and a daughter-in-Iaw, Pat Nash of Sheboygan. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Besides her husband, Edna was also preceded in death by a son, Vernon Nash, and all of her brothers and sisters.

SINNETT, Daniel J., Sr.
b.  abt  1919 -
d.  30 Mar 2002 - Wichita,  Kansas
From Wichita Eagle - April 2, 2002
Graveside service 1 p.m. Wednesday, Hoosier Cemetery, Kingman. Survivors:  wife, Adeline; sons and daughters-in-law, Ralph A. and Virginia Sinnett, Garry I. and Linda Sinnett, Daniel J. and Deanne Sinnett; daughter, Barbara F. Sinnett; grandchildren, Ian Sinnett, Katherine Sinnett, Garry D. Sinnett.

SIXEL, Amanda M.
b.  10 Sep 1903 - Mosel, Wisconsin
d.  30 Oct 2001 - Howards Grove, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press - November 1, 2001
Daughter of the late Peter and Bertha (Fischer) Sixel. Percy SOMMER and Amanda Sixel were united in marriage on Sept. 3, 1927. Percy preceded her in death on Oct. 26, 1976. Surviving Amanda is one son, Delmar (Janet) of Howards Grove and a daughter, Margene (Merlin) Meyer of Sheboygan; three grandchildren, Mary Jo Woods, Terry (Lynn) Meyer and Dawn (Loren) Reinemann; two great-grandchildren, Carolyn Amanda Woods and Jordan Meyer; three step-great-grandchildren, Savannah Begay, Starleen and Alicia Wagner as well as nieces and nephews further survive her. She was also preceded in death by her twin sister and brother-in-law, Anita (Ruben) Keppler, her sister and brother-in-law, Lillie (Ray) Wunsch, her brother and sister-in-law, Lincoln (Ethel) Sixel, and a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Raymond and Norma Kolb. Interment will be in Wildwood Cemetery, Sheboygan.

**SLATTERY, Patricia L. (Schneider)
            See Patricia L. Schneider

SLOAN, Elizabeth Ann
            See obituary for Elizabeth Ann Schmitt

** SOMMER, Amanda M. (Sixel)
            See Amanda M. Sixel

STAAB, Gerald Joseph
b.  5 Mar 1945 - Hays, Kansas
d.  21 Jun 2002 - Hays, Kansas
From Hays Daily News - June 23, 2002
Son of Celestine and Helen (Younger) Staab. Survivors include his mother, of the home; and a brother, Glenn R. Staab. Burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays.

STABEL, Elmer
b.  29 Jun 1932 - Lipscomb County, Texas
d.   30 Apr 2002 - Perryton, Texas
From Northwest Oklahoman - May 2, 2002Memorial services for Elmer Stabel, 69-year-old Booker resident, were Tuesday, April 30 the Darrouzett Cemetery.  Son of Fred and Anna (Laubhan) Stabel.  On March 23, he married Janice CLARKE at Las Vegas, Nev. He was preceded in death by his wife, Janice, in September 2000, and his parents.Elmer is survived by two sons, Craig Stabel, and his wife, Linda,  and Roger Stabel, two daughters, Lori Potter, and her husband, Mark  and Ebbie Stazbel; a brother and his wife, Arthur and Mary Stabel of Perryton, Tex.; three sisters, Alvina Glasgow, and her husband, Bill of Amarillo, Tex., Leona Puls , and her husband, Ed, of Perryton, Tex., and Lenora Stabel of Porterville, Calif.

STAIRS, Robert Preston
B.  27 Aug 1951 - San Antonio, Texas
D.  9 May 2000 - Wichita, Kansas
From Pamphlet from Funeral Home
Officiating Pastor Cliff Winter, Pastor Harvey Hannaman, Deaconess Barbara Wiechman
Music “How Great Thou Art”  “The Lord’s Prayer” Sung by Bill Thompson, Organist - Beverly Strouse Congregational Hymns of “Nearer My God To Thee”  “Amazing Grace” Casket Bearers - Douglas Swenson, Tom Carmichael, Bill Mauer, Daniel Callahan, Douglas Dick, Lynn Nelson  Interment Kechi Cemetery, Kechi,

STAMM, Marjory M.
b.  13 Oct 1919 - Halstead, Kansas
d.  17 Jun 2002 - Newton, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - June 19, 2002Daughter of Edward L. and Matilda Oltmanns Stamm. On Oct. 20, 1946, she married George SCHULZ  at Wichita. He died in 1982. Survivors include: three sons, Gary D., , Bradley K., and R. Craig; two brothers, Melvin L., Shawnee Mission, and Eugene E., Wichita; and three granddaughters. She was preceded in death by a sister, Vida Dell Kelly; and a brother, Edward Dean. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in Canton Cemetery.

** STECKLEIN, Louise Marie (Bieker)
            See Louise Marie Bieker

**STECKLINE, Irene (Schoendaller)
            See Irene Schoendaller

STEFFES, Sylvester P..
b.  4 Jan 1921 - St. Cloud, Wisconsin
d.  12 Jan 2002 - Apple Valley, Minnesota
From Obituary
Sy was preceded in death by his parents, William T. and Mattie Steffes and sister, Lucy Steffes. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Marjorie; daughter, Carolyn Robinson and her husband, Dan  and their children, Jeff and Anne Robinson, Kimberly and Roger Shammas and Cary and Kristin Robinson; son, Phil Steffes and his wife, Nancy and their children, Jim, Debra and Matt; daughter, Kathy Valusek and her husband, Skip  and their children, Trish, Karla, Andy, Dulcie and Eleni; Patti Kellum and her husband, Bill  and their children, Paul, Jesse and Cory; daughter, Joan Franks and her husband, Jim and their children, Mike and Chris; and son, Ken Steffes and his wife, Lisa  and their children, Danny and Elizabeth; brothers, Al, Bob and Herb of Milwaukee; sisters, Irene Gilgenback of Fond du Lac, Jane Hammer of Merrytown and Joan Birkholtz of Milwaukee; six great-grandchildren and dozens of nieces, nephews and many friends.
 
STEIN, Camilla  Mae
b.  29 May 1929 - unk
d.  29 March 2002 - Eads, Colorado
From Hillsboro Free Press - Wednesday, May 1, 2002Burial was at Eads Cemetery. She was born to Leo Xavier and Louis Alelaid (Schawe) Stein.  On Jan. 16, 1948, she was married to Dale WEBER, who predeceased her. She is survived by three daughters, Linda Voth and husband Bruce; Janice Gerber; and Donna Klose and husband Mike; one son, Rick Weber; two step-daughters, Beverly Christiansen and husband Elmer, and Norma Jean Ball; three brothers, Howard Stein of Lamar, Colo., Leonard Stein and wife Darlene of Pueblo, Colo.; and Glen Stein and wife Sharron of Peyton, Colo.; one sister, Jeannean Tefertiller and husband Tom of Lamar, Colo.; 17 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

STEINERT, Mollie
b.  12 Apr 1891- Tampa, Kansas
d.  10 Dec 1970 - Hillsboro, Kansas
From Pamphlet from Funeral Home
In Memory of Mrs. A. H. (Mollie) Heinze - Born April 12, 1891 - Officiating Marvin Hein and John Unger - Organist, Mrs. Esther Harms - Music, Male Quartet.  Pallbearers - Marlin Steinert, Jake Classen, Francis Richert, Daniel Heinze, Gregory Heinze, Bruce Heinze - Interment, Mennonite Brethren Cemetery.

**STEINLE, Elma M. (Walter)
            See  Elma M. Walter

STOECKLEIN, Sr. Virginia
b.  abt 1927
d.  4 May 2002 - Wichita, Kansas
From Great Bend (Kans) Tribune - May 6, 2002 and The Wichita Eagle - Sunday, May 5, 2002
Survivors include five brothers, Melvin Stoecklein of Independence, Mo., Leonard Stoecklein of Ness City, Jim Stoecklein of Hutchinson, Don Stoecklein of Springhill and Martin Stoecklein Jr. of Eufala, Okla.; six sisters, Sr. Darlene Stoecklein ASC of El Paso, Texas, LuVera Rohr and Donna Werth, both of Great Bend, Cleo Werth of Hutchinson, Mary Ann Pavlu of Brownell and Betty Gassman of Manhattan. She was preceded in death by by parents, Martin Sr. and Anna Stoecklein,  two brothers, Harvey Stoecklein and Gary Stoecklein; and two sisters, Judith and Dorothy Mae.

STOLZ, Marie P.
b.  4 Jul 1905 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
d.  2 Nov 2001 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press - November 4, 2001
Marie was the third of eight children of the late John and Paulina (Seano) Stolz. Marie is survived by a sister, Caroline Schuster, Sheboygan; a brother, William Stolz; six nieces, Diane (Bud) Lindsay, Brownwood, Texas, Joan (Jerry) Yurk and Christine Anongos, both of Sheboygan, Linda (Russell) Graskamp, Hales Corners, Charlene (Paul) Bebeau, Kohler, Donna (Al) Krizenesky, Peshtigo; several grand nieces and nephews, along with other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Rose Cole and Elizabeth Ries, and three brothers, Anton, Theodore and John Stolz.  Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.
 
STOPPEL, Otto Edward
b.  14 May 1918 - Dorrance, Kansas
d.  20 Apr 2002 - Ness City, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - April 23, 2002
Son of Alexander and Sophia Visterfeldt Stoppel. On Oct. 29, 1943, he married Regina TITTEL at Bazine. She survives.Other survivors include: two sons, Eugene E.,, and Kenneth R.; two daughters, Anetta Pfannenstiel, and LeAnn Stoppel; two sisters, Irene Tittel, North Glenn, Colo., and Shirley Aldridge, Morrison, Colo.; eight grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, George and Alfred; a sister, Rosie Stoppel; and an infant grandson.Burial will be in Ness City Cemetery.

STRECKER, Elizabeth
b. 16 Jan 1895 - Russell Co, Kansas
d. 17 Feb 1963 - Salina, Kansas
She married on. 25 Dec 1921,  J. Roy WOLF of Bunker Hill, Kansas.Survivors: Husband,  Russell; 3 children: Rex Roy of Russell, Fern Elizabeth McDowell of Salina, Kansas, and Lois Jean Starbuck of Raymond, Kansas; 9 grandchildren: Margaret Anne, Barbara Lyn, Susan Lee WOLF,  Sherry Kay, Sherl RAE (twins) and Coleen Sue McDowell,  Cynthia Lyn, Julie Anne andTerri Sue Starbuck; 5 sisters - Mrs. Carrie DUMLER, Mrs. Nina TITTEL, Mrs. Edity RAY of Russell, Mrs. Matilda REED of Pawhuska, Oklahoma, Mrs. Mary Dumler of Salina, Kansas; 2 borthers - Alex STRECKER and Edward A. STRECKER of Russell. Burial at Russell Cemetery.

** STUMAN, Maybell (Schafer)
            See Maybell Schafer

SUDERMAN, Esther Helen
b.  28 Nov 1910 - Hillsboro, Kansas
d.  21 May 2002 - Hillsboro, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - May 22, 2002 and Hillsboro Star Journal - June 6, 2002
Born to Nicolas H. and Helen (Stelting) Suderman, she was the youngest and only daughter of three children.. On Nov. 24, 1935, she married Walt HIEBERT in rural Hillsboro. He died in 1975. She is survived by five children and their spouses, Lewis and Mary Lou Hiebert, Betty and Eugene Just, Helen and Wilbur Leppke, Roger and Mary Alice Hiebert, and Joyce and Robert Schmidt; 14 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. David Schmidt read the life sketch and Kent Leppke had the scripture reading. Special music was provided by Lyle Leppke, Rick Just, Randy Just, and Rod Just. Joan Hiebert Moya was accompanist. Dean Hiebert was song leader and Rubena Suderman, organist. Casket bearers were Stuart Leppke, Kent Leppke, Cameron Reimer, Ricardo Moya, Jason Malaschak, and Jeff Vogt. Honorary casket bearers were Lyndal Hiebert and Michael Hiebert. Burial was in Ebenfeld Church Cemetery.

SUDERMAN, Paul and Elda
Sudermans to Celebrate 50th Anniversary
From Hillsboro Star Journal - May 16, 2002
Paul and Elda Suderman will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2:30 to 5 p.m. on May 26 at Ebenfeld Church in rural Hillsboro. There will be a brief program at 3 p.m. Paul Suderman and Elda ENSZ met in Germany where they were in MCC work and married April 5, 1952, in Reedley, Calif. Paul is a farmer, and Elda, a retired social worker, is a homemaker.  The event will be hosted by their children, Greg and Beth Suderman,  Dena and Ron Braun,  Barry and Elaine Suderman and Ronda and Nick King. The Sudermans have eight grandchildren and one great-grandson.

**TATROW, Elenore (Rohwerder)
            See Rohwerder

TATROW, Lawrence N.
b.  21 Mar 1924 - Garden, Michigan
d.  22 Aug 2001 - Mequon, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Presss - August 28, 2001Son of the late Edward and Marvel Rossell Tatrow. On Sept. 4, 1946, he married Elenore H. ROHWERDER in Milwaukee. Survivors include: his wife, Elenore of Mequon; four children, Linda (Rand) Krueger, Lonnie Tatrow, James (Diane) Tatrow, and Laurie (Fred) Werner; 16 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Vivian (John) Pertle of California and Rachel Henninger of Milwaukee; and one uncle, Norman Tatrow of Milwaukee. He is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

TAUFERNER, Lee W.
b.  8 Jul 1921 - Marion, Wisconsin
d.  14 Jan 2002 - Kerrville, Texas
From Obituary
Son of Frank Tauferner and Bertha Neitzke Tauferner. He married Carolyn BENKE on June 19, 1946, in Sheboygan. Survivors include his wife, Carolyn B. Tauferner; daughter, Diane Collins and husband, Don; son, Donald Lee Tauferner; sisters, Viola Burkhardt of Plymouth, Joyce Simmonsmeier of Howards Grove and Marilyn Pautz of Sheboygan; five grandchildren, Dustin Tauferner, Lisa Tauferner,  Laura Collins, Emily Collins and Jonathan Collins; and three great-grandchildren, Nathan Tauferner, Jacob Tauferner and Grace Tauferner.

** TAUTFEST, Olivia Aumiller (Haffner)
            See Olivia Haffner

TESSMER, Richard William
b.  16 May 1905 - Ribb Falls, Wisconsin
d.  1 Jan 2002 - Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin
From Obituary
Son of the late Arthur and Margaret (Hoffman) Tessmer. On June 24, 1934 he married the late Naomie MANEY in Wausau. She preceded him in death on May 20,1980.  On July 25, 1981, he married the late Margaret (COULTHURST) Pascavis in Wisconsin Rapids. She died on June 3, 1992.  He is survived by his daughter, Gloria (Robert) DeGroff; one son, Delmer (Linda) Tessmer; one foster son, John (Marilyn) Botcher; one step-son, Eugene Pascavis ; one step-daughter, Shirley Monteith; nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great- grandson, Hunter Tessmer; one step-grandson; three foster grandchildren; one brother, Lawrence (Evelyn) Tessmer of Marshfield and one sister, Gladys (Paul) Olson of Wisconsin Rapids. He is also survived by a loving friend, Mary Scharl of Encore in Sheboygan. Richard was preceded in death by his first and second wives, two sons, one daughter, and three brothers. . Burial followed at Rest Lawn Cemetery in Wisconsin Rapids.

** TE STROETE, Gladys E., Plautz (Wilke)
            See Gladys E. Wilke

** TEWS, Dorothea  K. (Ulrich)
            See Dorothea K. Ulrich

THIEL, Erna L.
b.  13 Oct 1910 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
d.  13 Jan 2002 - Covina, California
From Obituary
Daughter of the late Otto and Clara Knoener Thiel.  On Feb. 12, 1929, she was united in marriage to John Brick in Sheboygan. The couple was married for 48 years before John preceded her in death on Oct. 6, 1977. She is survived by four children, Donald (Connie) Brick, Betty Jane Roehrborn, Shirley Mae (Gerald) Leffin, and Daniel Lee (Cindy) Brick of Stevens Point; 15 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two brothers-in-law, Edwin Hinz of Sheboygan and Elmer Spindler of Howards Grove; two sisters-in-Iaw, Rita Thiel of Sheboygan and Arline Thiel of Cleveland; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband; an infant son, Jerome; seven brothers and four sisters.

**THIESSEN, Lena (Neufeld)
            See Lena Neufeld

**THOLE, Kathryn Schimpf (Heiser)
            See Kathryn Heiser

THOMAS, Althea M.
b.  29 May 1907 - Plymouth, Wisconsin
d.  26 Aug 2001 - Plymouth, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press - September 1, 2001
She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Emma Lauffer Thomas. Althea is survived by her two sisters: Dorothea Bardeen of Racine, Wis. and Evelyn (Karl) Steinert of West Bend; two sisters-in-law: Florence Thomas of Plymouth and Elsie Thomas of Mesa, Ariz.; and many nieces, great-nieces, nephews and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by four brothers: Karl, Emery, Walter and Leland Thomas and one sister, Margaret Meyer. Burial will follow at the Woodlawn Cemetery, Plymouth.

** TINSLEY, Mabel P. Elkins (Eichler)
            See Mabel P. Eichler

**TITTEL, Martina Eileen (Depperschmidt)
            See Martina Eileen Depperschmidt

**TRUAN, Dora Lee (Ehrlich)
            See Dora Lee Ehrlich

**TURNER, Fern Mae Mong (Schuckman)
            See Fern Mae Schuckman

** ULM, Mary  (Keller)
            See Mary Keller

ULRICH, Dorothea K.
B.  16 Aug 1911 - Niedermonjou, Russia
D.  29 Dec 2001 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
From Lucas-Sylvan News - Thursday, January 17, 2002, and Ellsworth County Independent -  January 24, 2002
Daughter of Christian and Sophia (Heldt) Ulrich.  She married Sigmund TEWS on February 15, 1947.  He died August 29, 1998.  Surviving her are two daughters, Judith Geiselhart, and Dorothea Rick; one sister, Marie Schutz, Great Bend, Kansas; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a goddaughter, Dorothy Frisk.  She was preceded in death by seven brothers:  Christian, Henry, Michael, Johan, George, David and Jacob, and a grandson, Joseph Rick.

UNREIN, Charles, Jr.
B.  10 Jun 1954 - Schoenchen
D.  13 Jan 2002 - Hays, Kansas
From Hays Daily News - January 15, 2002
Son of Carl and Lidwina (Zimmerman) Unrein.  He married Mary Alice GROSS on May 4. 1954, in Munjor. Survivors include his wife, of the home; two daughters, Helen Schmitt Pianalto and Becky Wilcox; four brothers, Laverne,  George,  Lyle, and Tim; three sisters, Alice Schmeidler,  Sister Eleanor Unrein, and Sister Charlotte Unrein; and six grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by a sister, Ann Rohn.  Burial in St. Francis Cemetery, Munjor.

**  UNREIN, Pauline (Sauer)
            See Pauline Sauer

UNRUH, Arthur
b.  27 Dec 1912 - Newton, Kansas
d.  18 Feb 2002 - Newton, Kansas
From Hillsboro Star-Journal - February 21, 2002He was the son of John S. and Mary (Ewert) Unruh.  On Aug. 7, 1946, he married Elva CLASSEN.  He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Bill Unruh, Frank Unruh, Howard Unruh, John Unruh, Martin Unruh, Robert Unruh, and Ted Unruh; sisters, Linda (Unruh) Unruh, Rose Nickel, Lucille Unruh, and Mary Unruh. Survivors include his wife of the home; son Dennis Unruh; daughters, Sondra Mark  and Marilyn Unruh Flaming; sisters Alvina Hall of Wichita, and Grace Nickel of North Newton; and five grandchildren. Graveside services and burial will be at 10 a.m. at the church cemetery in rural Whitewater. 

UNRUH, Edward
b.  27 Dec 1907 - Durham, Kanas
d.  22 May 2002 - Abilene, Kansas
From Salina Journal - Mary 25, 2002
A son, Edward Lee, died in 2000.  Survivors include his wife, Edith of Overland Park; a daughter, Judy Adams; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Burial will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Roxbury Cemetery.

UNRUH, Elsie Mae
b.  16i May 1924 - Copeland, Kansas
d.  8 May 2002 - Montezuma, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kans) News - May 10, 2002
Daughter of Lincoln and Elda Unruh. On Aug. 25, 1942, she married Leslie KOEHN at Copeland. He died Dec. 30, 1981. Survivors include: 10 sons, LaVern, Calvin, Perry, Max,  Ricki,  Earl,  Dale, Harley,  Oran, and Kim; two daughters, Sharon Koehn and Illa Wedel; eight brothers, Marvin, Quinter, Leslie and Arnold, both of Copeland, Orlan, Dodge City, Norman, Macon, Miss., Charles, Ulysses, Delbert, Scio, Ore., and Gary, Hartley, Texas; seven sisters, Irene Koehn, Galva, Lorene Nichols, Ladean Nightengale, and Berniece Koehn, all of Copeland, Celesta Koehn, and Geneva Nightengale, both of Brooksville, Miss., and Nora Friesen, Aberdeen, Miss.; 27 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.She was preceded in death by: a brother, Ezra Unruh. Burial will be in Salem Mennonite Cemetery, Copeland.

UNRUH, Homer
b.  4 Aug 1912 - McPherson County, Kansas
d.  20 Jun 2002 - Moundridge, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - June 22, 2002
Son of Abe H. and Elizabeth Wenger Unruh. On May 15, 1938, he married Hazel KOEHN at Scott County. She survives. Other survivors include: a son, John; two daughters, Wilma Unruh, and Ruth Williams; four brothers, Harvey, Louisville, Ga., Conrad and Oliver, both of Moundridge, and Clifford, Sharon Springs; two sisters, Susanna Koehn, Moundridge, Martha Hughes Becker, Avera, Ga.; two half brothers, Chester Unruh, Hesston, and Russell Unruh, Wallace; 12 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by: two brothers, Harry Unruh and Kenneth Koehn; and two sisters, Hazel Koehn and Twila Unruh. Burial will be in Beulah Church Cemetery, Versailles, Mo.

UNRUH, Pearl
b.  27 Aug 1905 - Tampa, Kansas
d.  13 April 2002 - Hillsboro, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - April 15, 2002
She was the eldest of seven children born to David H. and Eva (Jantz) Unruh. On May 24, 1929, she married Daniel JANZEN at Tampa. He died in 1977. Survivors include: a son, Leo; two daughters, Diana Janzen, and Jane Zeok; brother, Edward and wife Edith Unruh; sister-in-law, Darlene Unruh of Hillsboro; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; brothers, Frank (wife Ruby) Unruh, Aaron (wife LeVeda) Unruh, and Leonard Unruh; sisters, Gertrude (husband Menno) Goertzen, and Mildred (husband Ted) Everhart. Graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Lehigh Mennonite Cemetery, rural Lehigh.

**UNRUH, Rhoda (Becker)
            See Rhoda Becker

UNRUH, Selma
b.  10 Oct 1913 - Durham, Kansas
d.  17 Mar 2002 - Hillsboro, Kansas
From Hillsboro Star Journal - March 21, 2002
Daughter of the late Jacob and Helena (Smith) Unruh. She was married to Cornelius B. FRANTZ, Nov. 1, 1981, near Durham. He died in 1984. Survivors include sons, Robert Frantz,  Richard Frantz  and Norman Frantz; one brother, Roland Unruh of Walton; two sisters, Bertha Goentzel of Hillsboro and Ellagene Buller of Lovina, Calif.; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Burial will be in Peace Valley Cemetery, near Durham.

UNTERSEHER, Paulina
b. 24 Oct 1886  - South Russia
d. 1971
From Bismarck, ND Tribune 28 April 1971.
Mrs. Wolf was born in South Russia to M/M Fredrick UNTERSEHER on 24 Oct 1886. She came to the USA in 1902 with her parents. She married John WOLF at Hazen on 17 Dec 1902. He died in Feb 1968.   Mrs. Wolf leaves two sons, Herman, Milwaukee, Wis and Samuel, Minot; four daughter, Mrs. Henry (Alvina) Fischer, Hector, Minn; Mrs. Fred (Marsha) Hensel, Ipswich, SD; Mrs. Gotthilf (Ann) Keller, Halliday; and Mrs. Ralph (Palmina) Dahlen, Des Plaines, Ill; 22 gchildren and 34ggchildren. She also leaves a brother, Gottlob Unterseher,  and three sisters, Mrs. Lena HEINE, Beulah; Mrs. Katie MARON, Hazen and Mrs. Barara BENTZ, Dunn Center. Burial will be made at the Halliday Cemetery.

VENETJOKI, Alex James
b.  5 Dec 1993 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
d.  30 Oct 2001 - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press - November 5, 2001

VENETJOKI, Ari T.
b.  30 May 1954 - Kokkola, Finland
d.  26 Oct 2002 - Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press - November 5, 2001
Son of Viljo and Pirkko (Makynen) Venetjoki. On June 2,1979, he married the former Konnie Karla KINGREY in Florida.

VENETJOKI, Noah S.
b.  12 Jan 1997 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
d.  31 Oct 2001 - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press - November 5, 2001

VENETJOKIE, Alex, Ari and Noah
They are survived by wife and mother, Karla Venetjoki; son and brother, Sean Venetjoki; mother, mother-in-law, and grandmothers, Pirkko (Jussi) Karttunen; Hannah Fagan, and Patricia (Guy) Patsy; father-in-law and grandfather, Richard Kingrey; sister, sisters-in-law, and aunts, Anita (Matt) Pursley; Karen (Joe) Santucci, Kim (Mark) Kearney, Kelly (Greg) Coldewey; and brother-in-law and uncle, Kurt Kingrey. Ari is also survived by two dear nieces and cousins in Finland. Alex is survived by his godmother, Melinda (Gary) Oliwa. Noah is survived by his godmothers, Kimberly (Jeff) Plass, Shelley Krause, and Lisa (Craig) Dicker. Together, Alex and Noah have ten cousins. They were preceded in death by father and grandfather, Viljo Venetjoki; and sister-in-law and aunt, Kyra Kingrey.  Burial will take place at Sheboygan Falls Cemetery.

VOGEL, Franie
b.  abt 1885
d.  12 Oct 1966 (81 years old)
From Hay Daily News, Hays, Ellis Co, Kansas.
She is the former Franie VOGEL of Pfeifer and Hays. Survivors include her husband, Jacob; a son, Joe; a daughter, Miss Felice WOLF, both of San Francisco; a sister, Mrs. Susan GIEBLER,
Catherine.

**  VORPAHL, Lorraine M. (Matter)
            See Lorraine M. Matter

** VOTH, Bertha W. (Waltner)
            See Bertha W. Waltner

**WALKER, Pauline E. (Wolf)
            See Pauline E. Wolf

WALTER, Elma M.
b.  23 Aug 1907 - Russell County, Kansas
d.  31 Mar 2002 - Ellsworth, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kans.) News - April 2, 2002
Daughter of David and Anna Eichman Walter. She married Solomon STEINLE. He died in 1986. Survivors include: two sons, Darwin, Dorrance, and Dwaine, Great Bend; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Dorrance City Cemetery.

WALTERS, Molly
b. 26 Jul 1908  - Frank, Russia
d. 25 Jan 1982
From Greeley CO Tribune, 25 Jan 1982.
Daughter of  Jacob & Barbara BERNHARDT WALTERS.  On 11 March 1938 she was married to Henry WOLF at Greeley. Mrs. WOLF came to the USA with her parents in Sept 1913. Survivors are her husband, Henry of Johnstown; a son Louis I; fours sisters, Mrs. Ed (Leora) KERN of Greeley, Mrs. Russel (Leta) BACKER of Littleton, Mrs. Bill (Esther) LEHR of Fort Collins and Mrs. Hale (Helen) Reynolds of Lakewood; a brother, Conrad WALTERS of Yucaipa,
Calif and six grandchildren. Two sons, Henry A. Jr and Billy, three brothers, Jake WALTERS, John WALTERS and Herman WALTERS, and two sisters, Katie RUTT and Mary Miller are all deceased. Interment will be in the Johnstown Cemetery.

WALTNER,  Bertha W.
B.  abt 1913
D.  14 Jan 2002 -  Newton, Kansas
From Wichita Eagle - Wednesday, January 16, 2002
Survivors:  daughters, Eldeen Baker, Sharie Sattler; brother, Merle Waltner; sister, Wilma Cornstock both of Newton; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. 

WASINGER, Roman O.
b.  30 Apr 1918 - Victoria, Kansas
d.  29 Apr 2002 - Wichita, Kansas
From Hays Daily News - May 2, 2002
Son of John N. and Catherine (Dreiling) Wasinger. He married Ceclia BROWN on Aug. 8, 1949, in Victoria. Survivors include his wife, of the home; two sons, Dave and Tim; a daughter Mary Caton; three sisters, Angie Palmer, Garden City, Celeste Farris, Palatine, Ill., and Rita Rutherford, Garden City; four grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and two stepgreat-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Isiadore, Edward, Gerold and Father Francis, two sisters, Marietta Wasinger and Augusta Brungdart, two stepsisters, Nora Niernberger and Caroline Kindernecht, and three step-grandchildren.

WASINGER, Sophia Mae
B.  26 Oct 1910 - Victoria, Kansas
D.  17 Jan 2002  - Milledgeville, Illinois
From Wichita Eagle - Sunday, January 20, 2002
Daughter of John and Magadalen (Sander) Wasinger in Victoria, Kan.  She married Perry WINDHOLZ on May 8, 1935 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ellis, Kansas.  Preceded in death by parents, sister, Amelia Von Lintel of Victoria. Survivors:  husband, Perry; son and daughter-in-law, James Elden and Judy Windolz; brother and sister-in-law, Alvin and Kay Wasinger of Oklahoma City; sister, Pauline Brungardt of Victoria; grandchildren and spouses, Craig and Kelly, Aaron and Caroline, Lori, Sarah; great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Joshua, Ben, Hunter, Kennedy; and many nieces and nephews.

WASEMILLER, Tim
b.  27 Jul 1954 - Hillsboro, Kansas         
d.  8 May 2002 - Hutchinson, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kans) News - May 9, 2002 and Hillsboro Star Journal - May 9, 2002
Son of Lindon and Norma Jean Schmidt Wasemiller. Survivors include: a daughter, Kara Wasemiller; a brother, Sid; and a sister, Sandra Toplin. Burial will be in Lehigh Township Cemetery, rural Lehigh.

WATRY, Wayne
b.  24 Sep 1958 - Port Washington, Wisconsin
d.  2 Nov 2001 - West Bend, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press - Sunday, Nov. 4, 2001Son of Richard and Kathryn Goschey Watry. He married Karen VAN TREECK on June 21, 1980, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in the town of Belgium. Survivors include his wife, Karen, and their four children, Kyle, Lynsey, Lauren and Sara; his father, Richard (Doris) Watry; sisters Diane (John) Ruschak, Debora (Albert) Martinez, Joyce (Randal) Dieck and Lisa Watry; brothers Robert (Jane)  and David (Karen). Wayne is also survived by his father-in-law and friend, Eugene Van Treeck; special brothers-in-law Brian and Gary Van Treeck; brothers and sisters-in-law; nieces; nephews; other relatives and many, many friends. He is preceded in death by his mother, Kathryn. Burial will be in Holy Angels Cemetery, West Bend.

WAYMASTER, Esther
B.  8 Apr 1909 - Russell County, Kansas
D.  25 Jan 2002 - Russell, Kansas
From Hays Daily News - January 25, 2002
Daughter of  David J. and Anna (Steinle) Waymaster. She married Carl E. PROPP  on Sept. 9, 1934, in Russell. Survivors include a son, John D.; a brother, Fritz Waymaster, Russell; two sisters, Alma Michaelis and Irene Satchell, both of Russell; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, a son, Dennis, a brother, Leroy Waymaster, and three sisters, Pauline Ehrlich, Lydia Steinle and Elsie Schmidt Cain. Burial in St. John Cemetery, Russell.

** WEBER, Camilla Mae (Stein)
            See Camilla M. Stein

WEBER, Henry Adolph
b.  24 Jun 1940 - Boulder, Colorado
d.  30 Mar 2002 - Hattiesburg, Mississippi
From Salina Journal - April 2, 2002
Survivors include his wife, Marilyn; four sons, Keith, Kent, Rocky and Kurt; three daughters, Angela, Brenda and Sherry; his parents, Adolph and Grace Weber of Salina, Kan.; four brothers, Larry, Bob, Don  and Ted; six sisters, Lois Wolbach, Linda Carmichael,  Wilma Bugbee, Janet Miller, Diana Fowler and Sandy Ball; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

WEBER, Katherine
b.  20 Feb 1913 - Russia
d.  16 Feb 2002 - Okeene, Oklahoma
From Okeene Record - Thursday, February 21, 2002
Burial followed at the Roselawn Cemetery. Nusz was the daughter of Henry Weber and Eva Winter Weber. In August 1932 she married Albert NUSZ in Enid. Survivors include one daughter, Virginia Weaver; two grandchildren, Kathy Jo Silvey and husband, Gaylon, Bart Weaver and wife, Regina; six great-grandchildren, Susie Holden, Clint Becker, Lori Becker, Kaylee Boeckman, Krysten Weaver, Devin Weaver; one great-great-grandchild, Savanah Becker; one sister, Eva Ruth Rowland, Oklahoma City; four brothers, Victor Weber, Chamberberg, Pennsylvania, George Weber, Clinton, Oklahoma, Albert Weber, Harrah, Oklahoma, and Lester Weber, Fairview, Oklahoma. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert in 1990, four sisters, two brothers, one grandson, and one son-in-law. Additional Information: Katherine Weber was the daughter of Henry X. Weber, Sr, and Eva Elizabeth Winter. Granddaughter to Godfried Winter, Sr. (1850-?), and Eva Elizabeth Meisenel (1850-?)

** WEDEL, Edith H. (Regier)
            See Edith H. Regier

WEERS, Melvin C.
b.  14 Jun 1914 - Seward, Kansas
d.  17 May 1997 - Larned, Kansas
From Newspaper Clipping
Son of the late Herman E. and August Dralle Weers.  On Sept. 16, 1941, he married Angela B. PENKA at Larned.  She survives. Other survivors include: a son, Francis H. Weers; a daughter, Diane M. Krupp; a sister, Golda Mae Heinze, Wichita; five grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by a son, Richard M.; a brother, Charles; and a sister, Martha Cole.  Burial will be in Trinity Cemetery, Hudson. 

WEIBERT, Harry
b.  2 Feb 1911 - Durham, Kansas
d.  13 Jun 2002 - Marion, Kansas
From Salina Daily Journal - June 14, 2002
The oldest son of the late Peter and Mollie (Steinle) Weibert . Harry's mother died when he was seven and many of his brothers were raised by other members of the family. Harry and his brother Peter remained with the father. On April 4, 1931, he was married to Irene KLINE.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Irene in 1988, by his second wife, Lenora, by his parents, two brothers, and one sister.  Survivors include a daughter, Peggy Cather; four brothers, Pete of McPherson, Edwin of Fresno, Calif., and Dave and Ivan, both of Hillsboro; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; stepsons Garry and Bob Klose; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Burial will be in Marion Cemetery. 

 **WEIDE, Philetha M. Ray (Pflughoeft)
            See Philetha M. Pflughoeft

**WEIMER, Ella E. (Werschke)
            See Ella E. Werschke

WEIMER, John D.
b. abt 1951
d. 14 April 2000
From Milwaukee Sentinel, WI.16 April 2000.
Dearest husband of Joy E. Loving. Dad of Rachel, Andrew, Phillip and Abigail. Survived by his parents, 3 brothers, 1 sister, nieces, nephews, Denise Patterson, other relatives and many friends.
Private interment St. Paul's Cemetery.

**WELLER, Esther Frances (Schwab)
            See Esther Frances Schwab

WERNER, Frieda
b. 19 Dec 1909 - Russia
d. 26 Aug 2001 (Sunday) - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Sheboygan Press, WI.
Daughter of the late John and Julia Werner.  She came to the United States in 1911, as a 2-year-old. In 1931, she married Dennis KINNEY in Sheboygan. He preceded her in death on July 3, 1965.  Survivors include her daughter, Shirley (William) Adelhelm, and her son, Dennis Kinney; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and a special niece, Edith (John) Orlenko.  Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers. Burial will take place at Sunrise Memorial Gardens.

WERSCHKE, Ella E.
b.  11 Nov 1914 - Blue Hill, Nebraska
d.  2 Feb 2002 - Colorado Springs, Colorado
From Greeley Tribune,,Greeley, Colorado. 02-06-02
Daughter of  Theodore and Matilda (Schultz) Werschke. On April 11, 1936, she married David D. WEIMER in Lamar. He died in August 1998. Survivors are a daughter, Jeanette Prather; a son, Robert Weimer; a sister, Esther Schultz of Fort Collins; a brother, Eric Werschke of Greeley and Ewald Werschke of Palisade, Neb.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. An infant son, two sisters and three brothers are deceased.. Interment will be in the Eaton Cemetery.

WESSEL, Julius
b.  abt 1931
d.  22 Oct 2001
From Sheboygan Press

WESTPAHL, Esther
b.  24 Sep 1917 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
d.  18 Jan 2002 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Obituary
She was the daughter of the late George and Anna (Thimm) Westpahl. On Dec. 29, 1937 she was united in marriage to Henry KNAUS at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church. Her husband passed away on Oct. 17, 1983. Esther is survived by two sons, Henry (Barbara) Knaus, John Knaus; two grandsons, Robert (Lori) Knaus and Dr. Steven (Susan) Knaus; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three brothers.
 
WHITE, Laura Lorena
b.  9 Jul 1905 - Clay Center, Kansas
d.  15 Feb 2002 - Paradise Valley, Arizona
From Salina Journal - February 21, 2002
She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Diefendorf, in 1976; and a son, Donald C. Survivors include a son, Dr. Warren; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. The service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Greenwood Cemetery, Clay Center. 

WIENS, Alvin E.
b.  20 Sep 1908 - Inman, Kansas
d.  30 Mar 2002 - Hillsboro, Kansas
From Hillsboro Star Journal - April 4, 2002
Son of Cornelius J. and Maria (Ediger) Wiens. On June 5, 1930, in Hillsboro, he married Katherine JANTZEN . She died in 1990. Survivors include sons, Wendell, Wayne  and Paul; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Burial will be at 2 p.m. at Haven of Rest Cemetery in rural Hillsboro.

WIKOFF, Paul Clinton
b.  28 Dec 1919 - Ellsworth County, Kansas
d.  5 Apr  2002 - Independence, Missouri
From Ellsworth County Independent/Reporter - Thursday, April 11, 2002Son of Tom and Minnie Wikoff.  Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Beth,  of the home; two children, Doug  and Karen; two sisters, Helen Graves and Florence Schwardtfager, both of Salina, Kan.; two brothers, Lester Wikoff and Grant Wikoff, both of Brookville, Kan.; and four grandchildren.

** WILBERSCHEID, Dorothy (Johannsen)
            See Dorothy Johannsen

WILKE, Gladys E.
b.  10 Jan 1916 - Scott, Wisconsin
d.16 Jan 2001 - Plymouth, Wisconsin
From Obituary
Daughter of the late Louis and Olga Ramthum Wilke. She married Arno PLAUTZ. He preceded her in death in 1941. On Aug. 14, 1947, she married Earl G. TE STROETE, SR, Sr. in Waukegan, Ill. He preceded her in death on Feb. 3, 1987. Survivors include her children, Alice Glander.  Shirley (William) Aurich,  and Earl Te Stroete, Jr. (special friend, Karen Ullerich); her grandchildren, Ray (Judy) Glander, Sandra (Larry) Lenz, LaVonne (Robert) Taddy, Rick (Barb) Te Stroete, Debbie (Tim) OverMeyer, Jim Aurich, Donald Aurich, Jennifer Te Stroete (fiance, Bob Reinboldt), and Matthew Te Stroete (special friend, Dawn); one sister, Mildred (Vernon) Bichler of Adell; one sister-in-Iaw, Ruth Te Stroete of Sheboygan Falls; 10 great-grandchiIdren, and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one grandson, Roy Glander, one son-in-Iaw, Willard Glander and one brother-in-law, Howard Te Stroete.. Burial will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery.

**WINDHOLZ, Sophia Mae (Wasinger)
            See Sophia Mae Wasinger

WITTKOPP, Lorraine J.
b.  4 Sep 1918 - Plymouth, Wisconsin
d.  15 Jan 2001 - Plymouth, Wisconsin
From Obituary
Daughter of the late William and Emma Bertsch Wittkopp. Survivors include, one sister, Gertrude Blanke of Plymouth; one sister-in-law, Evelyn Wittkopp of the town of Plymouth; three nieces and nephews, Marilyn (Dick) Larson, Shirley (Dennis) Steiner, and Judy (Bill) Gasner; six great-nieces and nephews, Lynn (Don) Behr, Annette Larson, Amy Nurek, Brian Steiner, Dean (Kathie) Schmidt, and Jeff (Aimiee) Schmidt; four great-great nieces and nephews, Adrienne and Haley Behr and Brittney and Zack Schmidt. She is also survived by many other relatives and friends. Lorraine was preceded in death by two sisters, Martha Wasmuth and Olga Peterson; one brother, Elroy; and two great-nephews, Steven Steiner and Rick Larson.Burial will be in the Plymouth Union Cemetery.

WOLF, Adam
 b. 12 Jan 1852
d. 12 May 1920
From German Kirchenbote Vol 38 #22.
Wife and daughter, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

WOLF, Adam
b. 7 Feb 1868 - Norka, Russia
d. 24 Dec 1952   (84 yrs, 10mo, 17 days)
From German Kirchenbote Vol 71 #24 16 April 1953.
Son of  Adam & Maria Wolf. Married  Margaretha in 1937. Son in St Joseph, MO. Four sons and 2 daughters.

WOLF, Alma
b.  3 Aug 1922 - Windsor, Colorado
d.  1 Mar 1976- Wheat Ridge, Colorado
From  Denver Post, CO. 8 March 1976
Burial was in Crown Hill. She was married to Tony DREILING on 27 Aug 1939, in Windsor. He died in in 1967. Survivors include a son, Michael Dreiling; three sisters, Mrs. Helen ARDIS, Texas, Mrs. Marie KELSEY, Troy, Iowa, Mrs. Katie WALKER, Windsor, two brothers, Carl Wolf, Denver and Reuban WOLF, Stephenville, Texas and three grandchildren.

WOLF, Amalia
b. 11 Feb 1880  - Grimm, Russia
d. 16 Feb 1956   (76yrs 5 days)
From German Kirchenbote Vol 74 #21 22 March 1956.
Married to Jacob MAIER.  To America in 1914. They had seven children,  3 sons: Jacob in Campbell, California, Alex in Vacaville, CA and John in Fresno, CA; 4 daughters: Mildred Effner? and Maria RIFFEL in Fresno; Lydia TRUPP in Portland, OR; Amalia GILLANDERS in Redwood City, CA.

WOLF, Amelia
b. 24 May 1866 - Dinkel, Russia
d. 28 Mar 1957
From The Christian Messenger Vol. 14 #12 17 April 1957 and
Kirchenbote Vol 75 #27 2 May 1957.
She married Henry LEIKAM Feb 1887.  Immigrated to the US in 1907.   Her husband passed away in 1936 and in 1939 she married David MILLER. Survivors are her husband, two daughters and two sons, 21 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren.

WOLF, Anna Maria Miss
 b. 1893  - Denver, Colorado
d. 1919  - Berthoud, Colorado
From German Kirchenbote Vol 37 #25 19 June 1919.
Anna Maria Wolf, daughter of Peter P. Wolf and Emma geb KERN

WOLF, Carl
b. 4 Nov 1915  - Windsor,Colorado
d. 5 Dec 1982 (Sunday)
From Rocky Mountain News, Denver, VO Friday 10 December 1982.
Burial in Crown Hill, Wolf married Mollie SCHIMPF 15 Dec 1935 in Denver. Surviving in  addition to his wife, are a daughter, Beverly WILLLIAMS, a son, Robert WOLF, three sisters, Katherine Walker of Windsor, Marie Kelsey of Iowa and Helen ARDIS of Texas, a brother, Reuben WOLf of Texas and seven grandchildren.

WOLF, Carl J.
b. 1952
d.  Sep 1967 (Thursday)
From Hays Daily News, Hays, Ellis Co, Kansas 15 Sept 1967.
Preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and a brother. Survivors include his wife, Catherine; six sisters, Mrs. F. J. Dechant; Mrs. E.J. DREILING, Mrs. Adam RUPP, Mrs. Louis WIESNER, Mrs. Ig RUPP,  Mrs. Paul J. STENGER, three brothers, Fred, Clarence, Ernest.

**WOLF, Christine (Hoffman)
            See Christine Hoffman

WOLF, Christine C.
b. 10 Aug  1887, Fort Recovery, Ohio
d.  Aug 1933 (46 years old)
From  Der Staats-Anzeiger in German 8 August 1933 
She married  Jakob J. BARTH. Daughter of. Pastor and Frau George WOLF. Family immigrated in 1904 to North Dakota. Son & daughters Raymond J. Barth, Harold B, Gladys and Liola. Pastor C. G. WOLF in Baltimore, Maryland; Herbert Wolf in Armstrong, PA. and Frau Otto BARTH, Frau Henry BELLMAN, Frau Adolph LUTZ, und Fraulein Georgia WOLF, all in Lodi, California.

WOLF, Conrad
b. 15 Aug 1873 -  Russland
d. 20 Mar 1959   (85 years)
From German KIRCHENBOTE Vol 77 #33 18 June 1959
Son Wesley WOLF, sisters: Maria GRAFF und ELisabeth HOWARD; brother,  Ludwig WOLF. Portland, Oregon

WOLF, David, Sr.
b. 13 Feb 1886 - Russia
d.  Jan 1970
From  Scottsbluff, NE Star Herald, 14 Jan 1970
He was married to Anna RIEGERT in Russia in 1910. He came to the United States in 1914. His wife, Anna, died in 1935 and in 1936 he married Katherine HAUFF in Gering. Survivors include the widow: three sons, Dave Jr. of Minatare, Manuel of Scottsbluff and Edward of Gering; one stepson, Alex Hauff of Gering; one daughter, Mrs. George (Mollie) HEIL of Lingle; three stepdaughters, Amelia MILLER of Scottsbluff, Katherine BAKER of Carmichael, Calif and Leah FUNK of Orland, Calif, 22 grand and 21 great grandchildren. Burial will be in West Lawn Cemetery in Gering.

WOLF, Elisabeth
b.  20 Sep 1880 - Grimm, Russland
d.  7 Dec 1961 - Chicago, IllinoisFrom German Kirchenbote Vol 80 #13 25 Jan 1962.
Marrid to  Christ FRITZLER  in 1901.
Daughter of  Jacob and Frau geb. ZIMMERMAN Wolf.

WOLF Elisabeth
b. 26 Oct 1854 - Norka, Russland
d. 5 Mar 1931  (76 yrs 4 mo 7 days)
From German Kirchenbote Vol 49 #14 2 April 1931.
WOLF, Elisabeth BECKER widow of Johann BECKER Married 25 Jan 1876..Russia.  Children: son Heinrich of Hastings, Nebraska, Peter in Hastings, Adam in Lincoln, Heinrich in Hastings and David in Broken Bow, Nebraska, daughter Katharina SCHNEIDER and Magdalena HEIM in Sutton, Nebraska.

**WOLF, Elizabeth (Strecker)
            See Elizabeth Strecker

** WOLF, Eva (Bauer)
            See Eva Bauer

** WOLF, Franie (Vogel)
            See Franie Vogel

WOLF, Heinrich
b. 26 Apr 1917
d. (3 years, 3months and 2 days) - Portland, Oregon
From German Kerchenbote Vol 35 #26 28 June 1917.

WOLF, Henry
b. 14 Oct 1876 - Denhof, Russia
d. 22 Feb 1954  (77yrs 4mo 8days)
From German Kirchenbote Vl 72 #25 22 April 1954
Married in  26 Feb 1902 to Katharina Elizabeth SCHNERR.  . Immigrated to US in 1913.  Sons: William, Carl and  Rueben; daughters: Catharina WALTER, Marn Melten, Helen Ardis, A lma DREELING.

WOLF, Henry Wm "Hank
b. Sep 1911 - Denver, Colorado
 d. 12 Oct 1989 - McKee Medical Center
From Loveland, CO. Reporter-Herald 13 Oct 1989.
 Son of  Peter John and Mollie SCHUMANN WOLF. He married Estelle HARKEY-MASS in Loveland.   He married Estell Harkey-Maas in 1964 in Loveland. He is survived by his wife, Estelle Wolf, Loveland; one daughter, Margie Bartholomew and husband Larry; one stepson, Dale MAAS and wife Jackie; two grandchildren, Eric and Laurie Bartholomew, and one  stepgrandaughter Kristin Maas. Burial will be in Berthoud Greenlawn Cemetery.

WOLF, James Allen
b. 30 Jul 1964 - Denver, Colorado
d. Sep 1982 - Texas
FromRocky Mountain News, COlorado 2 Sept 1982.
Burial was in Bluebonnet Cemetery in Collegeville, Texas. He is survived by his mother and stepfather Cindy and Bill SCHREINER; his father and stepmother, Bob and Julie WOLF; a sister, Kristine Wolf; two brothers, Jerry Tinsley  and Randall Wolf. He also is survived by his grandparents and step grandparents, Mr. And Mrs.  W. O. SOUTHALL, Mr. And Mrs. J. L. TINSLEY and Mr. And Mrs.  Carl WOLF of Denver.

WOLF, John
b. no age
d. before 4 Jan 1983
From Rocky Mountain News 4 Jan 1983
John Wolf, Thornton, husband of Selma Wolf, father of Margaret Ann WOOD and Patsy BLACKMAN; brother of Margaret KRIEGER; also survived by five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

**WOLF, Katherine Elisabeth (Schnorr)
            See Elisabeth Schnorr

**WOLF, Margaretha (Yost)
            See Margaretha Yost

**WOLF, Molly (Walters)
            See Molly Walters

**WOLF, Paulina (Unterseher)
            See Paulina Unterseher

WOLF, Pauline E.
b.19 Sep 1889
d. 5 Aug 1974
From Denver Post 7 Aug 1974
Burial in Crown Hill Cemetery. Married to George W. WALKER, who died in  1966.  Survivors: Mildred Mills, Mrs. Horace, Denver, daughter; Ida Steven, Mrs. Galen, Denver, daughter, 3 granddaughters, several great-grandchildren; sister Katie Gettman, Mrs. George of Denver. three sisters preceed her in death: Margaret Magie Kern, Mrs. William, Denver; Mary Weigandt, Mrs. John, Brighton, Colorado; Christine Spahn, Mrs. John, Denver. Two brothers preceded her in death: Adam and Fred WOLf of Denver.

WOLF, Peter
 b. 1887
d. Feb 1968 - Colorado Springs, Colordo
From Hays Daily News, Hays, Ellis County, Kansas 15 Feb 1968.
Never married, his survivors include two brothers, Adam, Denver; Jacob, San Francisco, CA; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Fred WOLF, Colorado Springs.

WOLF, Roy William 
b. 2 Feb 1900
d. 23 Oct 1989
From The Oregonian 16 Oct 1989
Survivors besides his wife include his sons, Wayne of North Bend and John H. of Alaska; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.     He married . Esther HANKE ,3 April 1929.

WOLF, William
b. 13 Mar 1881 -  Denhof, Saratov, Russia
d. 24 Jan 1958 - Windsor, Colorado
From German Kirchenbote Vol 76 #25 17 April 1958.
Married  Elizabeth SCHWARZKOPF,  29 Jan 1903. To America 1911. Ten children. See Elizabeth Schwarzkopf.

**WOLF, Elizabeth (Schwarzkopf)
            See Elizabeth Schwarzkopf

WOLFE, Tillie
b.  9 Aug 1912 - Oberdorf, Russia
d.  29 Aug 1984 -Greeley, Colorado
From  The Greeley Tribune, Colorado, 31 Aug 1984.
Daughter of  George & Catherine SCHMUNK WOLF. She came to the USA with her family in 1913. . Survivors are a sister, Mrs. Mollie BRETHAUER of Greeley; three brothers, Victor WOLFE of Gill, Edward WOLFE of Plattesville, and George WOLFE of Greeley; and numerous nieces and nephews. Interment will be in the Eaton Cemetery.

**  WURM, Margaret G. (Fall)
            See Margaret G. Fall

YANG, Chao
b.  1 Jan 1950 - Tam thao noy, Laos
d.  27 Oct 2001 - Rochester, Minnesota
From Sheboygan Press - November 2, 2001
Mr. Yang was born in the family of Yong Thao and Xia Moua Yang. In his family, he had four brothers and four sisters. Two brothers and three sisters survive him.  He married Ker Moua Yangin Laos in February of 1972. He and his wife had eleven children, six sons and five daughters. He also two has two sons and a daughter from his previous marriage who are currently residing in California.  In late August of 1987, he and his family came to the United States.

YARMONCHIK, Paul
b.  1 Aug 1916 - Duryea, Pa.
d.  19 Jan 2002 - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
From Obituary
Son of the late Nickoli and Anastasia Yarmonchik.  In May of 1948, he married Eleanor Della VOLPE in the Holy Name Catholic Parish, Hackensack, N. J. Mrs. Yarmonchik preceded him in death in 1971.  Survivors include, two daughters, Susan (Robert) Kelly and Diane (Walter) Ellis; four grandchildren, Christian and Amanda Ellis and Shannon and Sean Kelly; two sisters, Jean Knaizuk of Utah and Eny Adamec of New York and nieces and nephews.  In addition to wife Eleanor, his parents, and two brothers, Nick and John Yarmonchik, preceded Paul in death.
 
YOST, Alois Joseph
b.  3 June 1916 - Gorham, Kansas
d.  15 Mar 2002 - Russell, Kansas
From Great Bend (Kans) Tribune - March 18, 2002Son of Godfrey and Mary Kuhn Yost. He married Florence JACOBS Sept. 17, 1940, in Gorham. Survivors include his wife of the home; three sons, Richard , Jack and Chuck; one daughter, Marcia Blundon; three brothers, Edwin Yost of Perryton, Texas, John Yost of Denver, Colo., and Jim Yost of Rincon, Ga.; two sisters, Roz Thomas of ussell and Mary Ann Froelich of Gorham; seven grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and five step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son, Douglas Yost; three brothers, Elmer Yost, Robert Yost and Vergil Yost; and one sister, Julita Yost. Burial will be at the church cemetery in Gorham.  Additional Information:  Marcia Blundon is the wife of Glenn Blundon, the son of Amy Heinze Blundon

YOST, Douglas A.
b.  29 Jan 1950 - Russell, Kansas
d.  11 Dec 2001
From Newspaper Clipping
Survivors include his parents, Alois J. "Lum" and Florence Yost, both of the home; three brothers, Richard  Jack  and Chuck; and a sister, Marcia Blundon .Burial will be i n St. Mary's Cemetery, Gorham.

YOST, Margaretha
b. 21 Apr - 1871 Norka, Russia
d. 1938 - Pueblo, Colorado        
From German Kirchenbote Vol 5 #16 21 Apr 1938.
Married Adam WOLF,  21 Aug 1892. Survivors:  Husband, sons Adam in Indiana; Peter, Heinrich and Johannes in Denver;  Daughter Elizabeth Nodie.

**ZAHN, Shirley A. (Mavis)
            See Shirley A. Mavis

**ZANGL, Lydia K. Kuslits (Denner)
            See Lydia K. Denner

**ZORN, Corrine (Gross)
            See Corrine Gross

ZORN, Pauline C.
b.  22 Feb 1909 - Ellsworth County, Kansas
d.  16 Feb 2002 - Ellsworth, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - February 18, 2002Daughter of Frank and Lena Korzuszkiewicz Zorn. On June 21, 1927, she married Reinhart NIENKE at Lyons. He died in 1986. Survivors include: a son, Robert; a brother, August Zorn, Ellsworth; five sisters, Ardella Zorn, Mesa, Ariz., Catherine Zorn, Ellsworth, Mary Mog, Ellinwood, Mathilda Brown, Larned, and Eleanor Bradford, Wichita; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Burial will be in Ellsworth Cemetery.

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