BURDETT - Vernon Wilbur Smith, 99, died June 22, 2011, at the Rush County Nursing Home in LaCrosse.
ELLINWOOD - Anneliese B. Graham, 66, died June 21, 2011 at Hays Medical Center. She was born July 25, 1944 in Bischofsheim Hessen, Germany, the daughter of Jacob Dragon and Sofie Dragon. She was a retired medical records tech at Woodhaven Care Center in Ellinwood. She was married to Freddie VanSteenburgh and later, on Aug. 15, 1975 she married Richard Dwayne Graham. He died on March 19, 1997. Survivors include a son, Jason Graham, Manhattan; ...
ELLINWOOD - Joseph M. Hickel, 81, died June 20 at Ellinwood. A lifetime resident of Barton County, he was born to Louis J. and Katherine (Robl) Hickel on Jan. 2, 1930, in the Sts. Peter & Paul area. He married Helen McPherson, of rural Ellinwood, on Dec. 29, 1954.
ELLINWOOD - Anneliese Brigette Graham, 66, died June 21 at Hays Medical Center in Hays. Arrangements are pending at Kimple Funeral Home in Ellinwood.
ELLINWOOD - C. Loaine (Haines) Perry, 90, formerly of Arkansas City, died June 19 at the Ellinwood District Hospital. Born Aug. 13, 1920, in Newton, she was the daughter of George M. and Sylvia I. (Church) Haines. She was reared and educated in Potwin and El Dorado, graduating from El Dorado High School in 1938. She married John Patten and later D.J. Perry. The couple made their home all over Kansas and for 15 ...
WICHITA - Ann Wesley Van Winkle, 75, arrived in Heavan on June 15. Born Jan. 22, 1936, in Great Bend, she was the daughter of Ralph and Isbell (Moses) Wesley.
CLAFLIN - Judith A. Stevenson, 71, died June 19, 2011 at Great Bend Regional Hospital.
John A. Schremmer 1913 - 2011 BEAVER - John A. Schremmer, 97, died June 19, 2011 at Shirkey Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Richmond, Mo. He was born Dec. 31, 1913 in Beaver, the son of Alois and Caroline (Frenzl) Schremmer. On Oct. 19, 1936, he married Marie T. Hlavaty in Olmitz. She died on Aug. 24, 2002. A long-time resident of Beaver and Gorham, he was a retired farmer. Mr. Schremmer was a member ...
WINFIELD - Harriet Irene Scott Richardson, 96, died June 19, 2011, at Cumbernauld Village in Winfield.
WAKEENEY - Donald Wayne (Don) Dietz, 81, died June 18, 2011 at Trego County Lemke Memorial Hospital in WaKeeney.
LARNED - Darlene G. Carter, 87, died June 15, 2011 at Great Bend Regional Hospital. She was born Dec. 30, 1923, near Hill City, the daughter of Ivan and Hazel Stephen Ginther. A resident of Larned since 2002, previously of Great Bend, she was a homemaker. On Feb. 2, 2002, she married Harold D. Carter, in Great Bend. He survives. Mrs. Carter was of the Baptist faith. Other survivors include two sons, Darwin W. Brown, ...
LACROSSE - Bertha A. Oliverius, 95, died June 18, 2011 at the Rush County Nursing Home in LaCrosse.
Joseph M. Hickel ELLINWOOD - Joseph M. Hickel, 81, died June 20, 2011 at the Ellinwood District Hospital. Arrangements are pending with Kimple Funeral Home in Ellinwood.
ALDEN - Doris May McCullah Fair, 91, died June 13, 2011 in Federal Way, Wash. She was born Feb. 7, 1920 in Mariposa County, Calif, the daughter of John D. and Mary G. Swope McCullah. On Aug. 23, 1941, she married Harry Eugene (Gene) Fair near Alden. He died on Nov. 14, 1973. She attended San Jose State College where she was a member of the Black Masque Honorary. In 1973, she graduated from Kansas ...
CUSHING, Okla. - Gary L. Cook, 72, of Cushing, Okla., went to be with his heavenly Father on June 18, 2011.
AMARILLO, Texas - Gladys Ruth Gardner, 80, died Nov. 28 at Bluebonnet Assisted Living in Amarillo, Texas. Born April 2, 1933, in Elbing, she was the daughter of Paul and Helen (Hawks) Binder. On June 12, 1954, she married Louis Edward Gardner in Hoisington. He died on July 19, 1995. A resident of Amarillo, Texas, since 2005, coming from Hoisington, she was a nurse technician for Clara Barton Hospital and Central Kansas Medical Center.
HUTCHINSON – Phyllis E. Ankerholz Fimple, went to be with her Lord and loved ones Wednesday, Nov. 27, at Hospice and Homecare of Reno County, Hutchinson. Born Aug. 11, 1922, at Augusta, she was the daughter of Bertram H. and Flora E. (Fitzwilliam) St. Clair. She married Lawrence H. Ankerholz Nov. 20, 1941, at Salem, Ill. He died Dec. 7, 1983. She then married Rufus P. Fimple Jan. 15, 1994, at Great Bend.
Lelia A. Thompson, 94 died Wednesday, Nov. 27 at Sterling Presbyterian Manor, Sterling. Born Aug. 5, 1919, at Arpelar, Okla., she was the daughter of Boone and Virgie Mae (Ezell) Turner. She married Norman Thompson March, 26, 1938, at McAlester, Okla. He died March 18, 2002.