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Obituary with surnames HANSEN, KING, KORTH, NIELSON, RHEINICK, STONE, THEISINGER submitted by Sue Rush 1960-1969. Date of death Friday, August 28, 1964
Taken from the Leavenworth Times August 28, 1964 by Sue Rush

Karolina Korth's Service Pending--Dies on 8-28-1964

Mrs. Karolina Korth, 77, 1123 Metropolitan, a lifelong resident of Leavenworth, died Thursday afternoon at Cushing Memorial Hospital following and illness of the past two years. She had been a patient in the hospital 20 months.

Mrs. Korth was born in Leavenworth on May 17, 1887, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Theisinger. She attended local schools and was married in Atchison to Fred G. Korth on Aug. 10, 1906. Mr. Korth died Sept. 26, 1952.

Mr. Korth was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church.

Surviving are one son, William E. Korth of the home; four daughters, Mrs. Shirley Stone, Topeka; Mrs. Vera Rheinick, Long Island, N.Y.; Mrs. Geraldine King, Lakewood, N.J. and Mrs. Florence Hansen, Brooklyn, N.Y.; one sister, Mrs. Catherine Nielson, Bradenon, Fla.; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements are pending. The body will be at the Sexton Funeral Chapel after noon Saturday. The family suggests memorials to St. Paul Lutheran Church or Cushing Memorial Hospital.

Obituary with surnames CASE, CLINE, KING, OWENS submitted by Lv1964. Date of death Thursday, September 24, 1964
reprinted from the Leavenworth Times, Monday evening, September 28, 1964, page 5, column 5.

Funeral service for Elmer W. Cline, 66, 730 Shawnee, proprietor of Cline Mattress Company, who died Saturday evening will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Larkin Funeral Home. The Rev. Charles Schneeberger, pastor of the First Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in the Troy Cemetery, Troy, Kan.

Mr. Cline was born March 13, 1898 at Humboldt, Neb., a son of Frank A. and Charlotte Cline. On Jan. 19, 1925 at Wathena, Kan., he married Miss Mabel Case. Coming to Leavenworth from Wathena in 1930, h resided here for 34 years. He was a member of the First Methodist Church.

Mr. Cline is survived by his widow, Mrs. Mabel Cline of the home; one son, William E. Cline, Tucson, Ariz.; two sisters, Mrs. Sylvia Owens, Lawrence; and Mrs. Esther Lee King, Los Angeles, and six grandchildren.

Obituary with surnames KING, MUNCIE, MYERS, ROBERTSON, SOWERS, THEEL submitted by Lv1964. Date of death Friday, September 25, 1964
reprinted from the Leavenworth Times, Monday evening, September 28, 1964, Page 5, columns 3 & 4

Funeral service for James Taylor Muncie, 51, who died Friday night at his home 10 miles southwest of Leavenworth, was today in Atchison at the Dyer Funeral Home.

Burial was in Mt. Vernon Cemeter, Atchison, with Masonic graveside service conducted by the Washington Masonic Lodge No. 5, Atchison.

Mr. Muncie, a son of Elijah and Mary King Muncie, was born April 19, 1913, at Robinson, Kan., and had lived in the Leavenworth area since 1957. He had worked for the Midwest Solvents Co. at Atchison for over 30 years.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Veda Muncie of the home, and four daughters, Mrs. Ralph Theel, Leavenworth; Mrs. Harold Myers, Lancaster, Kan.; Mrs. Jeno Robertson, Winchester, and Mrs. Earl Sowers, Denver, four sisters, three brothers, and nine grandchildren.

Obituary with surnames BUTZIN, CONRAD submitted by Sue Rush 1960-1969. Date of death Monday, November 23, 1964
from Leavenworth Times

IMOGENE BUTZIN DIES ON SUNDAY

MRS. IMOGENE T. BUTZIN, 60, 322 Garland; wife of Frederick W. Butzin Sr., died Sunday night, Nov. 23, 1964, at Cushing Memorial Hospital. She had been in failing health for several months.

Mrs. Butzin was born in Leavenworth on Oct. 27, 1904, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John F. Conrad. She attended local public schools and was married in Leavenworth to Frederick W. Butzin on Dec. 14, 1922. She attended the Christian Science Church.

Surviving besides her husband are one son, Frederick W. Butzin, Jr., Omaha, and three grandchildren. Funeral service is pending. The body is at the Sexton Funeral Chapel.

Obituary with surnames FORGE, MCCLELLAND submitted by Sue Rush 2007. Date of death Wednesday, March 31, 1965
Taken from the Leavenworth Times Wed. 3-31-1965 by Sue Rush. Death date 3-31-1965

Student Dies After Crash On U.S. 73

Maureen J. Forge, 16, RR4, died at St. John Hospital today after a 2-car collision in front of her home on U.S. 73 about a mile and a quarter north of Leavenworth.

According to Undersheriff Earl Shaver, Miss Forge was on her way to Immaculata High School, where she was a sophomore. Shaver said the girl pulled from the driveway of her home and into the path of a car driven by Mrs. Wilma McClelland, 30, 215 N. 18th.

Mrs. McClelland was not severely injured but was taken to Cushing Memorial Hospital for examination. She was north bound when the crash occurred.

The impact pushed the Forge auto about 30 feet off the driveway and careened off the highway and into a pasture also on the south side of the road.

The fatality was the second recorded in the county this year.

Mrs. Forge was born Feb. 2, 1949 in Leavenworth.

Other than her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry J. Forge of the home she is survived by two brothers, the Rev. Henry Lee Forge, St. Joseph Church, Shawnee, and Richard Forge, Kansas City, Kan., and two sisters, Winifred and Bernadette of the home.

The Immaculate High School will recite the Rosary on Friday at 3:15 p.m., and friends and members of the parish at 3 p.m. Friday at the Sumpter Funeral Chapel.

Funeral service will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery. The body will be at the chapel after 6 p.m Thursday.

Obituary with surnames JOCHIMS, PATTON submitted by Tom Lisco. Date of death Monday, May 10, 1965
Calvin C. Jochims Funeral services will be held at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Seton Funeral Chapel for Calvin C. Jochims, 57, 103 4th Ave. He died Saturday night at Cushing Memorial Hospital after suffering a heart attack at his home earlier in the day. Mr. Jochims was an assistant cashier of the First National bank. He was born Jan. 30, 1908 in Davenport, Iowa. He attended schools in Iowa and came to Leavenworth in 1927. He was married to Miss Rofena Patton in Kansas City, MO., in June 14, 1933. Mr. Jochims was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Leavenworth Masonic Lodge No. 2, and a past master of the lodge in 1944-45. He was also a member of Leavenworth Chapter No. 2, R.A.M., Leavenworth Council No. 1, R & S.M and Leavenworth Commandery No. 1, KT. He was deputy district grand master of Kansas for two years. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Rofena Jochims; a daughter, Mrs. Joe Henrichesen, Tulsa, Okla.; three sisters, Mrs. Viola Lykam, Mrs. Ann Kelly and Mrs. Vera Shaw, all of Dav! enport, Iowa, and two grandchildren. The Rev. Fred S. Malott Jr., pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, will officiate at the rites. Burial will be in Mr. Muncie Cemetery. Leavenworth Lodge No. 2 will conduct a graveside service. (Leavenworth Times, 5/10/1965, Monday)

Obituary with surnames BROWN, CONKLIN, RUSH submitted by Sue Rush 1960-1969. Date of death Thursday, December 9, 1965
from Leavenworth Times

Lon Rush Dies: Rites Saturday

LON RUSH, 86, retired Leavenworth County Commissioner died this morning, Dec. 9, 1965, at the Truitt Nursing Home, Tonganoxie. He had been in failing health the past 10 years.

Born March 24, 1879 in St. Louis, Mo., he was a son of Oscar and Antonia Rush. He had lived here for more than 80 years.

On Feb. 11, 1939 in Leavenworth, he married Miss Pauline Brown. He served as county comissioner for 30 years.

Mr. Rush is survived by his widow, Mrs. Pauline Rush of the home, 505 S. Main, Lansing; addopted son Ned Rush of Lansing; and one sister, Mrs. Leona Conklin, Kansas City, Ks.

Funeral service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Larkin Funeral Home. Elder Martin Shain, pastor of the Seventh Day' Adventist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Muncie Cemetery. The body will be at the funeral home after 7 p.m. today.

Obituary with surnames ARENDALE, KNICKERBOCKER, POTTER, SCULLY, STUDDARD submitted by Sue Rush 1960-1969. Date of death Wednesday, December 22, 1965

THELMA STUDDARD DIES HERE TODAY

Thelma Mae Studdard, 53, 202 S. Main, Lansing, died this morning at Cushing Memorial Hospital. She had been in failing health for the past six months.

Born May 28, 1912 at Bronson, Kan., she was a daughter of George and Elsie Potter. She received her early education in the Franklin and Arma, Kan., schools. She had lived in Lansing since 1929.

On July 20, 1929 at Girard, Kan., she was married to William R. Studdard. She was employed as a clerk at the J.C. Penney Co. from 1953-65.

She was a member of the St. Francis de Sales Church at Lansing, and was a past president of the altar society, and a member of the Daughters of Isabella.

Mrs. Studdard is survived by her husband, William R. Studdard of the home; one daughter, Mrs Rose Knickerbocker, Ft. Ritchie, Md.; one son, George Studdard, Sherpard AFB, WichitaFalls, Tex.; a brother, George Potter, Shelby, Mont.; one sister, Mrs Leota Arendale, Olathe, and five grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Francis de Sales Church. The Rev Dennis A. Sculley, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Mt Calvary Cemetery.

Recitation of the Rosary will be Thursday at the Larkin funeral home at the following hours; B. of I. 7:30, St Francis de Sales Altar Society 8, and friends and members of the parish, 9 p.m. The body will be at the funeral home after 6 p.m. today.

Obituary with surnames BOONE, BRODERICK, LINDBERG submitted by Sue Rush 2005. Date of death Monday, July 18, 1966
Taken from the Leavenworth Times Mon. July 18, 1966

MRS. BOONE DIES TODAY AT LANSING

Mrs. Theresa Boone, 92, Lansing, died this morning at her home. She had been in failing health the past three years.

Born July 26, 1873, at Junction City, Mrs. Boone was a daughter of Henry and Mary Ann Lindberg. Shortly after her wedding to Thomas J. Boone on Aug. 15, 1892, at Junction City, Mr. and Mrs. Boone moved to Lansing. Mr. Boone died Dec. 31, 1938.

Mrs. Boone was a member of St. Francis de Sales Church, the Altar Society and the Daughters of Isabella.

Surviving are a daughter, Miss Mary Grace Boone of the home; two sons, Col. J. Winfield Boone (USA-Ret.), Salt lake City, Utah, Colonel H. Boone, 3011 Shrine Park Rd., and two grandsons.

Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the St. Francis de Sales Church. The Rev. Francis Broderick, OSB, will officiate. Burial will be in the National Cemetery, Ft. Leavenworth. The Rosary will be recited Tuesday at the Larkin Funeral Home at the following hours; Daughters of Isabella, 7:30 p.m.; friends and members of the Altar Society, 8 p.m, and the Knights of Columbus, 8:30 p.m.

The body will be at the chapel after 7 p.m. today.

Obituary with surnames BOTT, FINK, FORGE, WIESINGER submitted by Sue Rush 2007. Date of death Friday, August 26, 1966
Taken from the Leavenworth Times Aug. 28, 1966 By Sue Rush. Death date Aug. 26, 1966.

Mrs. Fink's Rites Will Be Monday

Funeral service for Mrs. Mary Frances Fink, 82, RR 2 Easton, who died Friday evening at St. John Hospital, will be at 9 a.m. Monday at the St Joseph of the Valley Church. The rev. Patrick Fitzgerald will officiate.

Mrs. Fink had been in failing health for six months.

Born July 8, 1874, in Ohio, she was a daughter of Aloysius and Barbara Wiesinger. She had been a resident of Leavenworth County 71 years.

On Nov. 13, 1892, in Kansas City, Kan., she was married to Peter Fink by the late Bishop I.M. Fink. Mr. Fink died in 1930.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Ann Bott, RR 1, and Mrs. Mary Forge, RR 4, seven sons, Leo Fink, Easton, Peter Fink RR 4, Louis Fink, 114 W 7th, Herman Fink, 320 N. 17th, George Fink, RR 1, Henry Fink, 1119 Metropolitan and Joseph Fink, Easton; 32 grandchildren; 62 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Rosaries will be recited by Daughters of Isabella at 7:30 p.m. today and by friends, Members of the parish, and the Immaculate Conception Altar Society at 8:30 p.m.

Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

The body is at the chapel.

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