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Obituary with surnames SCHLEICHER, SHRIMPLIN, WINGENDER submitted by Sue Rush 1960-1969. Date of death Friday, October 21, 1966
Leavenworth Times Friday, Oct. 21, 1966

Jacob Wingender Dies Wednesday

Jacob "Jackie" T. Wingender Jr., 55, 115 Pottawatomie, died Wednesday evening at the VA Hospital, Wadsworth. He had been a patient at the hospital for the past two weeks.

He was born Feb. 5, 1911 in St. Joseph, Mo., a son of Jacob and Maggie Wingender. Mr. Wingender came to Leavenworth while still an infant.

He was a retired farmer and an Army veteran of World War I. He was a member of Eagles Aerie 55.

Surviving are one son, Robert Wingender, U.S.N., Germany, and one daughter, Mrs. Shirley Shrimplin, Norfork N.C.; his mother, Mrs Maggie Wingender, St. Joseph; one sister, Mrs. Clara Schleicher, St. Joseph, and one brother, Sam Wingender, Whiting, Kansas., and eight grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held on Monday at 10:30 a.m. at the Holy Ghost Chapel, Wadsworth. Burial will be in the National with military honors. The body will be at the Sumpter Funeral Chapel after 6 p.m. Saturday. Friends will recite the Rosary at 8 p.m. Sunday.

Obituary with surnames ALSTON, CLARK, EDWARDS, MALINSKI, SINNIE submitted by Sue Rush 1960-1969. Date of death Thursday, January 26, 1967
TAKEN FROM THE LEAVENWORTH TIMES JAN. 30, 1967

STELLA EDWARDS

Stella Lee Edwards, 92, Tampa, Fla., formerly of Leavenworth, died Thursday morning at Tampa.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Davis Funeral Chaperl; burial in Sunset Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the chapel.

Mrs. Edwards was born Jan. 4, 1895 in Taylor Store, Va. She had lived in Leavenworth until January 1979, when she moved to Tampa to live with her daughter, Thelma Malinski. she was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

She married Vernon Clark in 1917. He preceded her in death June 1946. She then married Elzie S. Edwards in November 1948. He preceded her in death in October 1974.

Her survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Thelma Malinski, Tampa; two step-daughters, Mebel Alston, Chansse, Mo., and Crystal Sinnie, Fairfax, Va.; two brother; four sisters; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be given to the American Heart Association or to the American Cancer Society.

Obituary with surnames FORGE, GERIS, HEIM, REDFORE, WACKER, YEATER submitted by Sue Rush 2007. Date of death Sunday, September 10, 1967
Taken from the Leavenworth Times Sept. 11, 1967 by Sue Rush. Death date Sept. 10, 1967.

Forge Boy Is Killed, Car Crash.

Nineteen year old Herman J. Forge IV, RR4, was killed and four persons were injured in a two-car head on crash on U.S. 73 about five miles south of Leavenworth in Wyandotte County early Sunday, the Kansas Highway Patrol reported.

Yound Forge, who would have been 20 in less than a month, was driving north when a car driven by Thomas W. Gates, 23, Kansas City, Kan., collided head on with the Forge car to the northbound lane. Gates was alone.

Three passengers in the Forge car were admitted to St. John Hospital. Placed on the critical list with a head injury but reported slightly improved this morning was Lawrence E. Redford, 21, RR 4.

Janice R. Wacker, 20, 518 Ottawa, was in fair condition today. She underwent surgery Sunday for a knee injury.

Sandra K. Yeater, 17, 3425 Shrine Park Rd., was in good condition. She suffered a shoulder injury.

Gates was admitted to Cushing Memorial Hospital with multiple fractures and lacerations. His condition was listed as satisfactory.

Yound Forge was born in Leavenworth Oct. 2, 1947, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Forge Jr., RR 4. He was in partnership with his father in operation of their farm.

He was a 1965 graduate of Immaculata High School and had attended Donnelly College, Kansas City, Kan., for one year.

Other than his parents he is survived by five sisters, Mrs. Edward Geris, 1504 Hope, Kathy, Jane, Elaine and Shirley Forge, and four brothers, Jimmy, Gar, David and Dennis Forge, all of the home, his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Forge Sr., RR 4; his maternal grandmother, Mrs Stella Heim, 714 Osage, and one nephew.

Funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at the St. Joseph Church, with the Rev. H??ary Heim, O.S.B. uncle of the deceased, officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Friends and members of the parish will recite the Rosary at the Sumpter Funeral Chapel on Tuesday at 8 p.m. members of the St. Joseph Society at 7:30 p.m.

Obituary with surnames BANKS, BRISTOL, DAGE, HODGE, KORTH submitted by Sue Rush 1960-1969. Date of death Thursday, November 23, 1967
Taken from the Leavenworth Times Nov. 24, 1967 by Sue Rush

Lydia Banks Dies Thursday, Nov. 23, 1967

Mrs. Lydia H. Banks, 66, RR 4, died Thursday evening at the Cushing Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Banks had suffered a heart attack Thursday morning.

Mrs. Banks was born April 2, 1901 at Leavenworth and was a daughter of Fred A. and Elizabeth Korth Dage. She was married to Mr. Andrew T. (Tony) Banks on April 15, 1924. Mr. Banks survives her. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church.

Besides her husband, Andrew T. (Tony) Banks, she is survived by one sister, Mrs. Anna Bibee, Bristol, Tenn., and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Davis Funeral Chapel. The Rev. John Hodge, pastor of Easton Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in the Sunset Memory Gardens. The body is at Davis Funeral Chapel.

Obituary with surnames SCHLIECHER, SULLEY, WINGENDER submitted by Sue Rush 1960-1969. Date of death Monday, February 26, 1968
Leavenworth Times Feb. 26, 1968

Mrs. Wingender Dies Sunday

Mrs. Margaret Wingender, 87, formerly of Leavenworth, died Sunday in St. Joseph, Mo., where she had made her home with her daughter, Mrs. Clara Schliecher for the past nine years.

She was born in Leavenworth Sept. 30, 1880, the daughter of Samuel and Margaret Sulley. She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Church in St. Joseph.

She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Clara Schliecher, and a son, Samuel A. Wingender, Whiting, Kan., and several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her husband, the late Jacob P. Wingender died in 1941.

Funeral arrangements are pending at the Sumpter Funeral Chapel

Obituary with surnames BLAKELY, CORNETT, DENNY, HARROD, KLINGLER, KUHLMAN, SCHERMBECK, WOELLHART submitted by Sue Rush 1960-1969. Date of death Saturday, April 6, 1968
Taken from the Leavenworth Times April 8, 1968

Mrs. Woellhart Dies Saturday

Mrs. Adeline M. Woellhart, 76, 115 Kingman, died Saturday night. Mrs. Woellhart had been in failing health for several years.

Mrs. Woellhart was born Feb. 10, 1892 at Lansing, a daughter of Christ and Laura Klingler Rodenburg. She lived in Leavenworth county her entire life. She was married to Andrew Woellhart at Leavenworth on Nov. 20, 1912.

Mrs. Woellhart was baptized and confirmed in the St. Paul Lutheran Church. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church. She had been a member of the Ladies Aid at the St. Paul Lutheran Church and was a member of the Ladies League at Trinity Lutheran Church.

She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Grace Blakely, 230 3rd Ave., Mrs. Marion Harrod, RR 1, and Mrs. Virginia Klingler, 115 Kingman; two sons, Junior Woellhart, Albuquerque, N.M., and Robert Woellhart, Chicago, ILL.; two sisters, Mrs. Fern Denney, 806 Denney Lane, and Mrs. Laura Cornett, 5th and Arch; two brothers, Fred Rodenburg, Yakima, Wash., and Paul Rodenburg, 1209 Randolph; 12 grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

Two daughters, Mrs. Rose Schermbeck and Miss Dorothy Woellhart preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Trinity Lutheran Church. The Rev. Marvin W. Kuhlman, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in the family lot in the Mt. Muncie Cemetery. Memorial may be given to the Trinity Lutheran Church. The body is at the Davis Funeral Chapel.

Obituary with surnames SANDERS, SHEEHAN submitted by Sue Rush 2005. Date of death Monday, April 15, 1968
Taken from the Leavenworth Times April 16, 1968 by Sue Rush

JOHN SHEEHAN DIES MONDAY

John J. Sheehan, 46, 610 Charles, died Monday night at St. John Hospital where he had been a patient the past week.

Born September 27, 1921 in Kansas City, Mo., he was a son of LeRoy E. and Della M. Sheehan. a veteran of World War II he served in the Army Air Force. Coming to Leavenworth from Kansas City, Mo., he resided here for the past nine years. He was employed by Select Products in charge of the printing department. He married Miss Susan Sanders on June 21, 1947 in Kansas City, Mo. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Church and the VFW.

Mr. Sheehan is survived by his wife, Mrs. Susan Sheehan, two daughters, Mary Sue Sheehan and Ann Marie Sheehan, two sons, Robert L Sheehan and John P. Sheehan, all of the home, his mother, Mrs. Delia Sheehan, two brothers, LeRoy Sheehan and William F. Sheehan, all of Kansas City, Mo.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Thursday at the Sacred Heart Church. The Rev. H.H. Grosdidier, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Mt Calvary Cemetery. Recitation of the rosary will be 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Larkin Funeral Home. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. tonight.

Obituary with surnames BURNER, LINAWEAVER, ROTHE, SEALS, SMOOT submitted by Sue Rush 1960-1969. Date of death Tuesday, July 2, 1968
CLAUDE B. LINAWEAVER,78, 105 E. Kay, Lansing, a well-known retired farmer and former county assessor, died early Saturday morning at Cushing Memorial hospital. Mr. Linaweaver fell at his home three months ago and broke a shoulder. He apparently had recovered from the fall and returned home, but Friday afternoon he fell again, breaking his hip. He was born Feb 4, 1890, at Lansing, the son of William J. and Elizabeth Burner Linaweaver. He attended the Lansing schools. He had been a farmer in the Lansing community and was a charter member of the Milk Producers Association and Farm Bureau. He was married to Miss Margaret Smoot in Woodstock, Va. on Jan. 11, 1911. They had lived in the Lansing community all their married life, celebrating their Golden Wedding Anniversay in 1961. Mr. Linaweaver was assistant supervisor of the census in Leavenworth County for a number of years. He later transferred to Hays, where he remained for a short time. In 1954 he was elected county assessor and served for four terms. He was a member of the Lansing Methodist Church. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Margaret Linawever, of the home, a daughter, Mr. Mary Rothe, Overland Park, three sons, Walter Linaweaver and Glenn Linaweaver, both of Lansing, and Carl Linaweaver RR 3, a sister Mrs. Geneva Seals, Kansas City, Kansas, 10 grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Sexton Funeral Chapel. The Rev. James P. hays, pastor of the Bethel Baptist Church of Lansing will officate. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens. The body is at the Sexton Chapel.

Obituary with surnames BUTZIN, HOBBS, KORTH, MOORE, WAIT submitted by Sue Rush 1960-1969. Date of death Sunday, December 22, 1968
from Leavenworth Times

ANNA ELIZABETH WAIT, 79 formerly of 711 Oak a life resident of leavenworth, died late Sunday night, December 22, 1968, at Cushing Memorial Hospital. She had been in failing health the past year.

Mrs. Wait was born here Nov. 26, 1889, the daughter of Franz and Amelia Butzin. She attended local schools and was married to Francis E. Wait, Nov. 18, 1911 in Liberty, Mo. Mr. Wait died Dec. 6, 1952.

Surviving her are two daughters, Mrs. June Moore, Enid, Okla. and Mrs. Ellen Hobbs, Liberty, Mo.; a son, Francis E. Wait Jr., Decatur, Ga., a sister, Mrs. Martha Korth, 923 Pawnee; and two brothers, Frederick Butzin, 322 Garland, and Frank Butzin, Kansas City, Mo.; five grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements will be announced later. The body wll be at the Sexton Funeral Chapel after noon Tuesday.

Obituary with surnames BOONE, KAEGI submitted by Sue Rush 2005. Date of death Monday, January 20, 1969
Taken from Leavenworth Times Dated Jan. 21, 1969.

MARIE L. BOONE

Mrs. Marie L. Boone, 71, 5101 S. 4th, died Monday night at Cushing Memorial Hospital.

Born Dec. 31, 1897 in Leavenworth, she was a daughter of Fred C. and Mae Kaegi. She was married here to Dr. Thomas J. Boone on Oct. 16, 1922. Dr. Boone died Dec. 28, 1958. Mrs. Boone was a member of the First Presbyterian Church.

Surviving her are a sister, Miss Gene Kaegi, of the home; and a brother, Fred Kaegi, 214 W. 7th.

The funeral will be Friday at 1:30 p.m. at the Larkin Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Ft. Leavenworth National Cemetery. The body will be at the Larkin Home after 4 p.m. Wednesday.

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