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OBITUARY SURNAMES: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Obituary with surnames SHERLEY submitted by Sue Rush 1930-1939. Date of death Wednesday, September 4, 1935
From Leavenworth Times September 6, 1935

INFECTED KNEE BRINGS DEATH TO LANSING LAD

James William Sherley, seven-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. William Sherley, of Lansing, died yesterday afternoon September 5, 1935, at 4:30 o'clock at St. John's Hospital. Death followed one week's illness caused by an infected knee.

James was born in Leavenworth, November 23, 1927, and is survived by his parents and one brother, Raymond Eugene Sherley, all of the Lansing home, and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Sherley, of Lansing.

Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 9 o'clock at Frances De Sales Catholic church, Lansing. The Rev. Fr. Joseph McManus will officiate. Interment will be on the Sherley family lot in Mount Calvary cemetery.

The body was removed this afternoon from the O'Donnell funeral chapel to the home of the grandparents where it will lie in state until the hour of services.

Obituary with surnames CHOPSKI, JAROWITZ, LOBODA, METER, ZIELINSKI submitted by Linda Darity. Date of death Friday, November 8, 1935
from the Leavenworth Times, Sunday, Nov 10, 1935, Page 2

Mrs. Zielinski Dies at Daughter's Home

Mrs. Katherine Zielinski, 84 years of age, who had been a resident of Leavenworth for more than forty-five years, died late Friday afternoon at the home of a daughter, Mrs. John Loboda, 2200 South Fourth street, following an illness of four years
Mrs. Zielinski was the widow of Antone Zielinski, former well known Leavenworth resident. She was born in Poland, November 25, 1850, and came to Leavenworth about 1885. She was a member of St. Casimir's Catholic church and of the Ladies' Sodality.
Surviving are two sons, John Chopski, of Germany; Michael Zielinski, city; two daughters, Mrs. Mary Jarowitz, city; and Mrs. John Loboda, at whose home she died; one brother, Frank Meter, Staunton, Ill; thirty-eight grandchildren, thirty-eight great grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren
Funeral services will be held Monday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Casimir's Catholic church. The Rev. Joseph Laczniak will officiate. Interment will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery. The body will be taken this afternoon from the O'Donnel funeral chapel to the home of Mrs. Loboda where it will remain until the hour of services.

Obituary with surnames BLANKE, CARLYLE, CARRINGTON, DODSON, MOSER submitted by Sue Rush 1930-1939. Date of death Sunday, January 19, 1936
Taken from the Leavenworth Times 1-20-1936

CAIN MOSER IS DEAD

Cain Moser, 84, a resident of Leavenworth county for more than seventy years, died yesterday morning at 9:30 o'clock at his home in Lansing, after an extended illness.

Born at Mount Carroll, ILL., July 29, 1851, Moser came to this county about 1861 with his parents, Christopher and Mary Moser, early-day Leavenworth residents.

Moser was a blacksmith. He was a member of the Methodist church.

His wife, Mrs. Anna M. Moser, died in 1922 (1920) Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Gertrude Carrington, Pittsburgh, Kas.: Mrs. Catherine Carlyle, Kansas City, Kas.: Mrs. Grace Dodson, Caney, Kas.; three sons, Burr Moser, of the Home, Walter Moser, of Kansas City, Kas., and Harry Moser, Des Moines, Iowa; eleven grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held to morrow at 1 o'clock at the Davis funeral church. The Rev. Henry Blanke, of St. Paul's Lutheran church, will officiate. Interment will be on the family lot in Mount Muncie cemetery.

Obituary with surnames FACK, GIESE, GRAY, GRENO, SURISKI, WAXMONSKI, WHETSTONE submitted by Linda Darity. Date of death Sunday, March 22, 1936

Joseph Waxmonski, 70, A Retired Miner Dies

Joseph Waxmonski, 70-year-old retired miner, died this morning at 7 o'clock at his home, 2009 South Fifth Street, after an extended illness. Born in Poland, March 22, 1866, he had been a resident of Leavenworth 55 years.
Mr. Waxmonski had been employed by various coal mines here for many years and later worked as a hospital attendant at the Veterans Administration Home for eight years. Failing health caused him to retire four years ago.
A member of St. Casimir's Catholic Church, Waxmonski also was a member of the St. Barbara Society, of the St. Casimir Society and of the St. Hedwig Society.
Surviving are sever daughters, Mrs. Charles Giese, 1123 Spruce Street, city; Mrs. H.C. Gray, Winslow, Ariz.; Mrs. Earl Whetstone, Kingsley, Kas.; Mrs. Charles Greno, 323 Spruce street, city; Miss Bernice Waxmonski, of the Veterans Administration Home; Mrs. Gene Fack, Kansas City, Kas.; Miss Clara Waxmonski, Kansas City, Kas.; three sons, Stephen Waxmonski, San Diego, Calif.; Julius Waxmonski, of the home; Leo Waxmonski, Kansas City, Kas.; one sister, Mrs. Katherine Suriski, Walsenburg, Colo., and 17 grandchildren.
The body is at the O'Donnell funeral chapel pending funeral arrangements.

Obituary with surnames BIETKA, LABODA submitted by Linda Darity. Date of death Tuesday, April 14, 1936
from the Leavenworth Times, Tuesday, April 14, 1936

Thomas Vincent Bietka, eight-months-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Alex Bietka, 1513 South Second street, died this morning at 5:30 o'clock at St. John's hospital, after an illness of two weeks.
Aside from the parents, other survivors are one brother, Eugene, and one sister, Juanita, both of the home, and his grandparents, Mrs. Veronica Laboda, Fourth and Marion streets, city, and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Freeman, Third and Marion streets, city.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 O'clock at St. Casimir's Catholic church, with the Rev. Fr. Joseph Laczniak officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Calvary cemetery. The body will remain at the Sexton funeral chapel until the hour of services.

Obituary with surnames ANTONI, NORBERTH submitted by Sue Rush 2006. Date of death Friday, August 13, 1937
Taken from the Lv Times 8-15-1937.

Mrs. Margaret Antoni Dies

Mrs. Margaret Antoni, 71, died Friday afternoon at her home, one and one-half miles southeast of Basehor. She is survived by one daughter, Miss Rose Antoni, of the home.

Funeral services will be held Monday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Patrick's Catholic church, Basehor, with Rev Norberth, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Mount Calvary cemetery here.

Obituary with surnames LINAWEAVER, TUTTLE submitted by Sue Rush 1930-1939. Date of death Monday, January 3, 1938
LINAWEAVER INFANT DIES.

CLAUDE ANDREW LINAWEAVER, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Linaweaver, 610 Quincy Avenue, died at 3 o'clock this morning, Jan. 3, 1938, at the home of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Tuttle, 1136 Ironmoulder Avenue.
Other than the parents and maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Linaweaver, Lansing.
Funeral services were to be held at 4 o'clock this afternoon at the Sexton funeral chapel with interment in the family lot in mount Muncie Cemetery.

Obituary with surnames MOSS, OPLIGER, STANDIFORD submitted by Sue Rush 2005. Date of death Friday, February 11, 1938
Taken from the Leavenworth Times 2-11-1938 by Sue Rush

Mrs. Anna Standiford is Dead After Heart Attack

Mrs. Anna Opliger Standiford, wife of J. B. Standiford, of High Prairie died suddenly at 6;30 o'clock this morning at the family home. She had been slightly ill for several days with the flu and her death from a heart attack is a great shock to her family and friends.

Mrs. Standiford had lived almost all of her life in the High Prairie neighborhood. Born in Ohio she came to Leavenworth county while still a child.

She was an active worker in Bible Study of High Prairie, the Helping Hand and also in the young people projects.

Mrs. Stanfiford is survived by her husband, J. B. Standiford, one son, Robert, of the home address, one grandson, Raymond and three brothers, Messrs, Sam Opliger, of Jarbalo, Albert Opliger, of Rock Creek, and Harry Opliger, of western Kansas.

Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the Sexton funeral chapel with the Rev. Floyd Moss, of the Jarbalo Methodist church, officiating. Interment will be in the family lot in High Prairie cemetery. The body will remain at the funeral chapel until the hour of the services.

Obituary with surnames ALFORD, DORHN, STUDDARD submitted by Sue Rush 1930-1939. Date of death Tuesday, July 26, 1938
Taken from the Leavenworth Times 7-26-1938

Thomas E. Studdard Dies at his Lansing Residence

Thomas Studdard, 31, a filling station employee, died this morning at 3 o'clock at his Lansing residence, where he was confined after becoming suddenly ill yesterday afternoon.

He was born in Lansing December 21, 1907, and attended the Lansing grade school. He later graduated from the Arma high school, Arma Kas. He married Miss Violet Dorhn of Lansing, August 39, 1934.

Besides the widow, Mrs. Violet Studdard, of the home, he is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Studdard, Lansing; one sister, Mrs. L. Alford, San Francisco; and William and James Studdard, both of Lansing.

The body is at the Sexton funeral chapel, where it wll remain pending funeral arrangements.

(just for information, his daughter was born October 26, 1938, Tommie Louise Studdard)

Obituary with surnames COLBY, FOWLER, KNAPP, PHILLIPS, SCHONHERR, SMITH submitted by Sue Rush 1930-1939. Date of death Friday, August 26, 1938
Taken from the Leavenworth Times August 26, 1938, Death Aug. 26, 1938, by Sue Rush

A RESIDENT OF CITY FOR 65 YEARS DIES

Mrs. Adelaide I. Knapp, 76, Lived at 813 Olive--Services Pending.

Mrs. Adelaide I. Knapp, 76, a resident of Leavenworth for nearly 65 years, died this morning at 1:25 o'clock at her residence, 813 Olive street, after a brief illness.

Born at Boston, Mass., December 27, 1861,she was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Colby, early Leavenworth residents, with whom, as a child of 12 years, Mrs. Knapp came to the city. As Miss Adelaide Colby, she married Everett D. Knapp here 57 years ago last May. Mr. Knap died February 5, 1936. Mrs. Knapp was a member of the Church of the Open Door

. Surviving are one son, Everett G. Knapp, 217 Olive street; four daughters, Mrs. L. V. Phillips and Mrs. Ethel Smith, both of St. Joseph, Mo.; Mrs. Lillian Fowler, Kincaid, Kas.; and Mrs. Addie Schonherr, of the home; 25 grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.

The body is at the Davis funeral church, where it will remain pending funeral arrangements.

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