An Index
of
Barton County Kansas
obituaries and death notices
1925-1999

prepared by Bill and Diana (Schremmer) Sowers for the Barton County ALHN page
People included here were either born or lived part of their lives in and around Barton County, Kansas

The Great Bend Tribune has an online page with recent obituaries at:
http://www.gbtribune.com/

Also check out "Obits Central" for more links to obits at:
http://www.obitcentral.com/

And the "Online Searchable Death Indexes for the USA" at:
http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/barton/obitnew.html



A

  • ADAMS, Velma M. (HARTMAN), 1916-2001 -- Hutchinson News, August 24, 2001
  • ADOLPH, Orlie George, 1919-2001, of Great Bend, KS, born in Wabaunsee County, KS, died in Great Bend; spouses: Myrtle Pauline PETERSON -- Hutchinson News, June 7, 2001
  • ALTON, Catharine D. (SCHROTH), 1919-2000, of Elkhart, KS, born in Ellinwood, KS; spouses: 1st) Robert SOUPISET, 2nd) Gilbert ALTON -- Hutchinson News, May 30, 2000
  • ARNEL, Otis Meade, Sr., 1933-2001, of Great Bend, KS, born in Bunker Hill, KS; spouse: Shirley L. GABBERT -- Hutchinson News, June 10, 2001
  • ASH, Ruth LaVerne (MITCHELL), 1905-2000, of Ellinwood, KS, born in Winfield, KS; spouse: Arthur Ray ASH -- Hutchinson News, May 30, 2000

    B

  • BAILEY, Willie J. "Biddie", 1928-2001, of Great Bend Hutchinson News, August 27, 2001
  • BARNHART, Ruby Pearl, 1906-2001, of Great Bend Hutchinson News, September 28, 2001
  • BARTLETT, Vivian L. (McKENNA), 1944-2001, of Great Bend Hutchinson News, August 28, 2001
  • BEGGS, Elsie (BRADSHAW), 1915-2001, of Great Bend --- Hutchinson News, October 9, 2001
  • BILYEW, James L. "Jim", 1953-2001, of Great Bend --- Hutchinson News, August 18, 2001
  • BIRZER, Thomas "Tom", 1914-1998, of Odin, KS; parents: Alois and Barbara PROBST BIRZER -- Hutchinson News, April 21, 1998
  • BITTER, Clarence Leon, 1930-2001, of Hoisington, KS, born in rural Hoisington, died in Denver -- Hutchinson News, June 15, 2001
  • BOESE, Marguerite (UNRUH), 1908-2001, of Great Bend, KS, born in Dundee, KS; spouse: Louis S. BOESE -- Hutchinson News, May 19, 2000
  • BOESE, Wilbert W, 1934-2000, of Susank, KS; parents: William and Pearl Estella (ALLEN) BOESE; spouse: Gwendolyn May NORMAN -- Hutchinson News, April 12, 2000
  • BOXBERGER, Harold "Harvey", 1923-2000, of Hoisington, KS; parents: George and Anna (HERRMAN) BOXBERGER; spouse: Nadine WILHELM -- Hutchinson News, June 11, 2000
  • BOESE, Marguerite (UNRUH), 1908-2001, of Great Bend, KS, born in Dundee, KS; spouse: Louis S. BOESE -- Hutchinson News, May 19, 2001
  • BOWERS, Jean Frances (SPANGLER), 1928-2001, of Great Bend -- Hutchinson News, August 28, 2001
  • BOYD, John Dwayne, 1955-2001, of Great Bend -- Hutchinson News, August 12, 2001
  • BRACK, Lois L. (HARTSHORN), 1925-2001, of Great Bend -- Hutchinson News, August 25, 2001
  • BRINSON, Anna Harriett (BAUGH), 1913-2001, of Hoisington -- Hutchinson News, August 10, 2001
  • BROUGH, Ruth (MIKELSHELL), 1908-2001, of Great Bend, KS, born in Neodesha, KS; spouses: Karl BAYER, Leroy BROUGH -- Hutchinson News, May 25, 2001
  • BROWN, B. Lenora, 1907-2000, of Pratt, KS, born in Great Bend, KS -- Hutchinson News, June 2, 2000
  • BRUNSON, George W. "Juddie", 1914-2001, of Claflin -- Hutchinson News, August 20, 2001
  • BUTTON, Bill H., 1936-2000, of Great Bend, KS, born in Great Bend, -- Hutchinson News, October 29, 2000

    C

  • CARAWAY, Robert Dicus "Bob", 1927-2000, of Great Bend, KS; born in Great Bend, KS; spouse: Constance "Connie" GAUNT -- Hutchinson News, Oct. 27, 2000
  • COX, Richard Gerald, 1908-2001, of Great Bend -- Hutchinson News, August 23, 2001
  • CROOKS, Doreen A. (RUDIGER), 1926-2001, of Great Bend -- Hutchinson News, September 25, 2001
  • CURRIE, James M., 1913-2001, of Great Bend, KS, born in Wellington, Texas -- Hutchinson News, May 29, 2001
  • CUTHRELL, Christabelle D. (KARST), 1928-2000, Otis, KS; spouse: Lawrence CUTHRELL -- Hutchinson News, Nov. 24, 2000

    D

  • DANNEBOHM, Irene (PARKER), 1911-2001, of Ellinwood -- Hutchinson News, August 25, 2001
  • DEGNER, Elizabeth Jeanne (BORTZ), 1921-2001, of Great Bend, KS, born in Great Bend, Kansas; spouse: Herman DEGNER -- Hutchinson News, May 29, 2001
  • DeHAVEN, Benjamin F. "Ben", 1913-2001, of Hoisington, KS, born in Abilene, Kansas -- Hutchinson News, May 30, 2001
  • DEMEK, Emilie (SCHMIDT), 1906-2000, of Hoisington, KS; parents: Ferdinand and Katherine KEIL SCHMIDT; spouse: (1) Julius BITTER, (2) Robert DUMLER, (3) Carl DEMEK -- Hutchinson News, June 19, 2000
  • DeWERFF, Kenneth L., 1928-2001, of Ellinwood -- Hutchinson News, October 8, 2001
  • DIRKS, Merlin John, 1923-2001, of Albert, KS, born in Albert, Kansas; spouse: Dolores HANHARDT -- Hutchinson News, June 1, 2001
  • DOLECHEK, Joseph F., 1922-2001, of Claflin, KS, born in Albert, Kansas; spouse: Dolores HANHARDT -- Hutchinson News, June 1, 2001
  • DOLECHEK, Monica M. (SCHAUF), 1904-1998; spouse: Veat DOLECHEK. parents: Peter and Josephine NEY SCHAUF -- Hutchinson News, April 28, 1998
  • DOLL, Florentine "Flo," 1918-2000, of Wichita, KS; parents: Joseph and Mary (HABIGER) DOLL -- Hutchinson News, June 6, 2000
  • DOLL, Louise Mary, 1917-1998; spouse: Albert John DOLL; parents: Louis and Katherine ROBL HICKEL -- Hutchinson News, March 23, 1998
  • DUESER, Russell Lee, 1937-2000, of Great Bend, born in Great Bend, KS -- Hutchinson News, July 14, 2000

    E

  • ENGEL, Florence Emma (COMBEST), of Great Bend, 1905-2000, born in Ness County, KS -- Hutchinson News, July 7, 2000
  • ESPINOZA, Jose H., Sr., 1905-2001, of Great Bend -- Hutchinson News, August 26, 2001
  • EVERETT, Ella Woestman, of Great Bend, KS, 1911-2000, born in Great Bend, KS; maiden name: WOESTMAN; spouse: Frank Eldon EVERETT -- Hutchinson News, May 30, 2000
  • EVERS, Kenneth L., 1927-2001, of Great Bend -- Hutchinson News, August 18, 2001

    F

  • FERCKING, Robert "Ray", of Great Bend, 1934-2001 -- Hutchinson News, October 6, 2001
  • FLOWERS, Bonnie Ruth, of Great Bend, KS, 1935-2000; parents: Daniel E. and Lydia M. (MUTH) BRACK; spouse: Richard R. FLOWERS -- Hutchinson News, June 12, 2000
  • FRADD, Ella A., of Great Bend, KS, 1900-2000; parents: Frank W. and Emma Christine (SPRINGER) CHAMBERS; spouse: Bert H. FRADD-- Hutchinson News, June 6, 2000
  • FREEBURG, Verne A., 1940-2001, of Great Bend -- Hutchinson News, August 3, 2001
  • FRENZL, Mrs. Joseph [Josephine], [1859]-1927; parents: [Anton and Maria KNORR REIF] -- Claflin Clarion, March 17, 1927
  • FUNK, Elsie Irene (WILHELM), of Hoisington, 1917-2001 -- Hutchinson News, August 20, 2001

    G

  • GEIL, Merle Ada Nairn, of Edmond, OK, 1902-2000; parents: Perry Columbus and Maggie May (HALL) NAIRN; spouse: Earl GEIL -- Hutchinson News, June 14, 2000
  • GEORGE, LaVern Loren, of Larned, KS, 1934-2000; parents: Herman Henry Dick and Hilda Anna Chirstine (TAMMEN) GEORGE; spouse: Rose Marie DEBES -- Hutchinson News, April 13, 2000
  • GUESNIER, Joseph Willard, 1926-2001 -- Hutchinson News, August 29, 2001
  • GUNKEL, John E., of Spearville, KS, 1922-2000; born in Dubuque; spouse: Agatha VAN NAHMEN -- Hutchinson News, October 30, 2000

    H

  • HAASE, Cherline (CHRISTIANSEN), 1930-2000, of Great Bend, KS -- Hutchinson News, July 11, 2000
  • HAUSER, Norman K., 1913-1999, Overland Park, KS, formerly of Ellinwood, KS -- Hutchinson News, April 14, 1999
  • HECKMAN, Lawrence B., 1915-2000, of Liberal, KS; parents: John Louis and Katharine (MILLER) HECKMAN; spouse: Ruth Evelyn SKINNER -- Hutchinson News, April 13, 2000
  • HEINZ, Loretta A., 1909-2000, of Bushton, KS; parents: Peter and Mary (ROBL) HEINZ; spouse: Casper A. HEINZ -- Hutchinson News, April 11, 2000
  • HENRY, Amelia E. (HUGGINS), of Hoisington, 1907-2001 -- Hutchinson News, August 4, 2001
  • HICKEY, Irene E. (CARROLL), 1922-2000, of Hoisington, KS, died in Hoisington, KS; born in Barton County, Kansas; spouses: Paul F. HICKEY -- Hutchinson News, July 9, 2000
  • HUFFMAN, Charles William, 1905-2000, of Great Bend, KS; born in La Plata, Missouri (Great Bend resident for 54 years); spouses: Mayme B. WEST -- Hutchinson News, July 8, 2000
  • HUMPHREY, Hugh C., 1922-2000, of Chula Vista, CA, born in Hoisington, KS; spouses: Elvera STEINERT -- Hutchinson News, July 6, 2000

    J

  • JENISCH, Charles, of Lyons, KS, 1902-1940; spouse: Helen WINN; parents: Mr. and Mrs. Charles JENISCH -- Hoisington Dispatch, March 21, 1940
  • JENISCH, Edward A., of Ellinwood, KS, 1907-1995; spouse: Anna KOWALSKY; parents: Carl and Josephine FRENZEL [sic.... should read FRENZL] JENISCH -- Hutchinson News, May 22, 1995
  • JENISCH, Wally, of Great Bend, KS, 1941-1995; spouse: Audrey HOEME MIESSLER; parents: Joseph F. and Kathryn T. HEINZ JENISCH -- Hutchinson News, October 31, 2000

    K

  • KAISER, Walter E., of Hoisington, KS, 1933-1996; spouse: Shirley WALLACE; parents: Engelbert and Anna REIF KAISER -- Hutchinson News, Mar 4, 1996
  • KIRMER, Albina, of Dodge City, KS, 1900-1985; spouse: Frank KIRMER; maiden name: PENKA -- Hutchinson News, April 6, 1985
  • KLEIN, Larry E., of Hoisington, 1935-2001 -- Hutchinson News, October 31, 2000
  • KOONS, Fern V., Lyons, KS; 1909-2000; born in Ellinwood, KS; spouse: Marvin Grady KOONS; maiden name: CHRISTIANSEN -- Hutchinson News, November 3, 2000
  • KRAISINGER, Helen Louise, of Great Bend, KS, 1911-2000; spouse: Robert S. KRAISINGER; maiden name: KOCI -- Hutchinson News, December 3, 2000

    L

  • LANTERMAN, Milton H., 1911-2000, of Ellinwood, KS; born in Ellinwood, KS; spouses: Wilhelmina "Minnie" STRAUSS -- Hutchinson News, July 4, 2000
  • LEBBIN, Evelyn C. (MARTIN), 1917-2000, of Ellinwood, KS, died in Midland, Texas, where she'd been a resident the past three years, born in Wichita, Kansas; spouses: Milton LEBBIN -- Hutchinson News, July 9, 2000
  • LEIKER, Elizabeth "Lizzie", 1916-1995, of Great Bend; spouse: Isidore J. "Ike" LEIKER; parents: John J. and Anna Vonfeldt SCHECK -- Hutchinson News, Dec. 18, 1995
  • LINK, Mark A., of Great Bend, 1952-2000, born in Great Bend, KS, died in Great Bend -- Hutchinson News, July 10, 2000

    M

  • MARCHAND, Oretta Marie (FISCHER), of Ellinwood, 1905-1999 -- Hutchinson News, April 14, 1999
  • MAULER, Frances J. (RABENSEIFNER), of Russell, KS, 1900-2000, born in Olmitz, KS -- Hutchinson News, July 13, 2000
  • MEYERS, Dorothy Eleanor, of Ness City, 1934-1995; spouse: Norman J. MEYERES; parents: Walter and Anna KLUG SCHNEWEIS -- Hutchinson News, April 29, 1995
  • MILLER, Richard, of Kinsley, 1939-2000, born in Great Bend, KS -- Hutchinson News, July 10, 2000
  • MOSES, Kay Wesley, of Great Bend, 1941-2000, born in Great Bend, KS -- Hutchinson News, December 3, 2000
  • MUELLER, Shirley Anne, of Bennett CO, 1951-1996; spouse: Arden MUELLER; parents: Delbert and Betty NICOLET SLOAN -- Hutchinson News, March 11, 1996

    N

  • NETTLEINGHAM, Albert L., Spencer, OK, 1924-2000, born in Hoisington, KS; spouse: Gladys M. ROEHRICH -- Hutchinson News, Nov. 17, 2000
  • NETTLEINGHAM, Amelia, of Hoisington, KS, 1905-2000, born in rural Milberger, KS; maiden name: NUSS; spouse: Guy L. NETTLEINGHAM -- Hutchinson News, June 5, 2000

    O

  • O'CONNELL
    , Earl Ronald, of Great Bend, 1914-2001 -- Hutchinson News, August 14, 2001
  • OTTE, Alvin Henry, Great Bend, KS, 1911-2000; born in Great Bend, KS; spouse: Emma Louis HOMMON -- Hutchinson News, Nov. 22, 2000

    P

  • PABST, Marjorie A., of Appleton, Wisconsin; formerly of Great Bend, KS, 1912-2000, born in Great Bend, KS; spouses: Clarence SAPPINGTON, Fred PABST -- Hutchinson News, July 8, 2000
  • PEARSON, Doris B., of Galatia, KS, 1900-2000, born in Otis, KS; -- Hutchinson News, June 2, 2000
  • PENKA, Clem, of Pratt, KS, 1923-2000; parents: William W. and Ann (MEYERES) PENKA; spouse: Ursuline J. BIRZER -- Hutchinson News, April 14, 2000
  • PETTIT, Ervin James "Pete", of Hutchinson, 1911-2000, born in Barton County -- Hutchinson News, July 13, 2000
  • PIVONKA, Irene H., of Liberty MO, 1904-1996; spouse: Robert PIVONKA Hutchinson News, July 27, 1996
  • POPP, Esther M. (STEINERT), 1911-2001 -- Hutchinson News, September 25, 2001

    R

  • REIF, Alois F., [1888]-1965; spouse: Anna; parents: Anton and Josephine KNORR REIF -- Hoisington Dispatch, Sep 30, 1965
  • REYNOLDS, Doris Aline, of Great Bend, 1916-2000, died in Great Bend, born in Marshall County; maiden name: LONG -- Hoisington News, July 7, 2000
  • ROTHE, Wilbur W., Wichita Park, KS, 1912-2000, born in Otis, KS -- Hutchinson News, July 15, 2000
  • ROUTH, Eva Lea, Great Bend, KS, 1909-2000, born in Port Hudson, LA; maiden name: PICKENS; spouse: Benjamin I. ROUTH -- Hutchinson News, Dec. 4, 2000
  • ROWE, St. Claire, of Dighton, 1916-2000, born in Barton County, KS -- Hutchinson News, July 10, 2000
  • RUSSELL, Wilma P., 1916-2000, died in Tulsa, OK, born in Great Bend, KS; maiden name: ADAMS -- Hutchinson News, July 14, 2000

    S

  • SAMORA, Richard James, of Hoisington, 1956-2000, born in Independence, KS -- Hutchinson News, July 15, 2000
  • SCHARTZ, Arden E., of Larned, KS, 1926-2000, born in Barton County, KS; spouses: Lorene F. ROSE -- Hutchinson News, May 31, 2000
  • SCHENK, Emily E., 1892-1986; spouse: William SCHENK; maiden name: SPITZKA -- Hutchinson News, Jan. 31, 1986
  • SCHLICHT, Ralph Robert, of Prairie Village, 1921-2000, born in Claflin, KS -- Hutchinson News, May 28, 2000
  • SCHMIDT, Herbert I., of Hoisington, KS, 1911-1998; spouse: Beatrice B. WAGNER; parents: Henry W. and Mollie E. STEINERT -- Hutchinson News, April 23, 1998
  • SCHNEWEIS, Martha, 1903-1988; spouse: August A. SCHNEWEIS; maiden name: PENKA -- Hutchinson News, Jan. 23, 1988
  • SCOTT, H. L. "Scotty", of Hoisington, 1920-2000, KS, born in Wichita, KS; spouses: Louise F. HIGHFILL -- Hutchinson News, June 4, 2000
  • SELLE, Margaret Sarah "Babe", Great Bend, KS, 1907-2000; maiden name: HECKENS; spouse: Otto SELLE -- Hutchinson News, October 27, 2000
  • SHEIL, John J., of Great Bend, died in Wichita, born in Great Bend, KS, 1938-2000 -- Hutchinson News, July 7, 2000
  • STANLEY, Farrie Bell, Great Bend, KS, born in Healy, KS, 1906-2000; maiden name: FUNK; spouses: W. C. STANLEY -- Hutchinson News, Nov. 1, 2000
  • STEINER, Eleanor C., of Hoisington, 1909-1995; spouse: Julius H. STEINER; parents: Joseph J. and Louise R. FRENZL SCHREMMER -- Hutchinson News, April 13, 1995
  • STEINERT, Olinda Margaret, 1920-1969; spouse: Alvin H. STEINERT; maiden name: OCHS -- Hoisington Dispatch, Dec??, 1969
  • STETLER, John A., 1928-2001, of Hoisington -- Hutchinson News, September 2, 2001
  • STOS, Leo A., of Great Bend, KS, 1921-1995; spouse: Melba J. NORDMAN; parents: Joseph F. and Julia T. AXMAN STOS -- Hutchinson News, Dec. 17, 1995
  • STOUT, Harold Lee, of Hoisington, born in Forbes, MO, 1910-2000 -- Hutchinson News, December 3, 2000
  • STRECK, Vera E. (STEINERT), of Galatia, died in Great Bend, born in Russell County, KS, 1903-2000 -- Hutchinson News, July 7, 2000

    T

    W

  • WARNER, Viola H., of Hoisington, KS, born in Hoisington, KS, 1913-2000; maiden name: MARGHEIM; spouses: Harold WARNER -- Hutchinson News, July 6, 2000
  • WELCH, James A., 1915-2001, of Great Bend -- Hutchinson News, August 30, 2001
  • WERNER, Erwin H., 1910-1980; spouse: Clara BIEBERLE; -- Great Bend Tribune, Dec. 28, 1980
  • WERNER, John B., 1894-1974; spouse: Regina SCHMIDT; [parents: Carl and Anna WERNER] -- Great Bend Tribune, May 5, 1974
  • WILLIAMS, Virginia Darlene (KEENAN), of Great Bend, 1926-2000 -- Hutchinson News, July 15, 2000
  • WIRTH, Bonita Marie Walter (SALTER), of Great Bend, born in Hoisington, 1925-2000 -- Hutchinson News, July 14, 2000
  • WONDRA, Eleanor J. "Ella", of Hoisington, KS, 1906-1998; spouse: Fred A. WONDRA; parents: Anton and Frances MILLER LINSNER -- Hutchinson Daily News, April 23, 1998
  • WONDRA, Joseph R., of Odin, 1917-2001 -- Hutchinson News, August 26, 2001

    Z

  • ZECHA, Margaret J., of Great Bend, 1925-1996; spouse: Robert A. ZECHA; parents: Stephan and Rosa HOFFMAN REIF -- Hutchinson News, July 16, 1996

    This obituary index has been compiled by the authors solely for use on this webpage. Presentation is copyrighted by the author.


    Contributed by Diana and Bill Sowers, 2000


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