ELLSWORTH — Jacqueline J. Toman, 74, died May 25 at the Kaye Pogue Hospice Center in Salina. Born on April 15, 1939, in Ellsworth, she was the daughter of Owney (Blackie) and Vera (Choitz) Hoopes. Jackie was a lifetime resident of Ellsworth. On July 20, 1958, she married William R. Toman, in Ellsworth. He died July 8, 1991. Along with her husband she co-owned Toman Sales and Service and B & J Oil. She retired after 20 years with Centel Electric.
Her sense of humor remained a constant through her final battle with cancer. Along with spending time with family and friends, she enjoyed drawing, calligraphy, bowling, gardening and decorating.
Mrs. Toman was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church and the Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion. She participated in her children’s activities by being a leader in Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and 4-H. She was active with Bethphage and OCCK on behalf of her brother-in-law.
Survivors include two sons, Todd and wife, Mary, of Hill City and Blain and wife, Pier, of Salina; a daughter, Tina and husband, Mark Sayler, of Hutchinson. Grandchildren include Jessica, Sam, Elliott and Ethan Toman, Emily Rowson, Amanda Stephenson and Logan Sayler. Jacqueline is survived by her two brothers, Sidney Hoopes and wife, Tu Thi Dang, of American Canyon, Calif. and Roger Hoopes, Plano, Ill.
Memorial services will be held 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Ellsworth, with Pastor Phillip Hoppe officiating. There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place, with no interment. A fellowship dinner is planned immediately after services in the church basement. Memorials may be given to Immanuel Lutheran Church in Ellsworth, in care of the funeral home. To leave a message for the family, visit: www.PenwellGabelHutchinson.com.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home and Crematory Chapel**
300 E. 30th Ave.
Hutchinson, Ks. 67502