Leavenworth County, Kansas Obituaries

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Obituary with surnames COFFIN submitted by Elaine Rebori. Date of death Wednesday, December 22, 1982
from the RURAL ELECTRIFICATION March 1983
MCLOUTH, KAN.

EX-NRECA DIRECTOR DIES

Charles Coffin, Kansas director 1966-68 on the NRECA board, died Dec. 22.
A retired dairy farmer/stockman, Coffin, 80, was a board member 1947-75 and president more than 20 years of Leavenworth-Jefferson EC, McLouth. He served as president 1964-66 of the statewide Kansas Electric Co-ops, Topeka, and was a leader in the formation of the Kansas Ag Hall of Fame.

Obituary with surnames BROWNE, DONALD, DOWNING, KERN, MEYERS, PERKINS, STEVENS, WINKLER, ZOLLNER submitted by Sue Rush 2007. Date of death Friday, February 25, 1983
Taken from the Leavenworth Times 2-26-1983 by Sue Rush. Death date 2-25-1983.

Arthur Meyers

Arthur A. Meyers, 81, RR 1, died unexpectedly Saturday in his home.

The funeral will be a 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in St. Joseph Church. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery. Mr. Meyers was a Leavenworth County native and a retired farmer and nurseryman. He was born Feb. 10 1902, the son of August and Larua Downing Meyers. He was married to Catherine Kern, who died in 1977. He was a member of St. Joseph Church and the Knights of Columbus Council No. 900.

He is survived by a brother, Oscar Meyers, Winchester, and three sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Zoellner, Winchester; Mrs. Ruby Stevens and Mrs. Letha Browne, both of Leavenworth; and Mrs. Marie Perkins, Chino, Calif.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Chester, and sisters, Mrs. Rose Winkler and Mrs. Maude Donald.

The parish wake service will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Belden Sexton Sumpter Funeral Chapel, where friends may call after 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Obituary with surnames FINK, FORGE, PETERSON, ROBERTSON, WEISINGER submitted by Sue Rush 2007. Date of death Thursday, April 7, 1983
Taken from the Leavenworth Times April 8, 1983 by Sue Rush. Death date April 7, 1983

Louis Fink

Funeral mass for Louis Martin Fink, 87, 122 S. 16th, will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at the St. Joseph Church. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery.

Mr. Fink died Friday evening at the Veterans Administration Medical Center.

He was born Dec. 27, 1895, in Lowemont, the son of Peter and Mary Weisinger Fink. He was employed at Leavenworth Steel until his retirement in 1960. he was a Navy veteran, having served in World War I.

He had been a lifetime resident of Leavenworth. He was a member of St. Joseph Church and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

He is survived by a son, Louis Fink, Jr., Colton, Calif; a daughter, Mrs. Barbara Robertson, Lansing; two brothers, Henry Fink and Peter Fink, both of Leavenworth; a sister, Mrs. Mary Forge, Leavenworth; and six grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Helen Eileen Peterson in 1982.

The Parish Rosary will be recited by friends and members of the parish at 7 p.m. Monday at the Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapel where friends may call after 10 a.m. Monday.

Obituary with surnames BEERS, DENHOLM, GALLAGHER, HAAS, HART, HAWORTH, MEADE, RODENBURG, STIGERS submitted by Sue Rush 1983. Date of death Monday, September 5, 1983
Taken from the Leavenworth Times September 7, 1983

Lillian Rodenburg

Lillian H. Rodenburg, 97, formerly of Leavenworth, died Wednesday in Beth Israel Hospital, Denver, Colo.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Belden Sexton Sumpter Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Stanley Meade officiating. Burial will be in Mount Muncie Cemetery.

Mrs. Rodenburg was born at Linwood. Married Aug. 12, 1907, at Lansing to Arthur G. Rodenburg.

She and her husband operated grocery stores at Lansing, Leavenworth and Kansas City, Kansas. He died Dec. 5, 1959. Before her marriage she was a teacher. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

She is survived by a son, Charles Vernon Rodenburg, Miami, Fla.; four daughters, Will Haworth, Loveland, Colo., Anna May Stigers, Jefferson City, Mo., Geraldine Beers, Black Canyon City, Ariz., and Jacqueline Hart, Fremont, Calif.; two brothers, Aaron Haas and the Rev. Virgil Haas, both of Tonganoxie; a sister, Ana Denholm, Tonganoxie; 12 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three sons, Samuel Rodenburg, Wilbur Rodenburg and Dale H. Rodenburg; two brothers, Samuel Haas and Arnold Haas; a sister, Mrs. May Petty; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the chapel from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday.

Obituary with surnames FINK, HAYSLETT, LINAWEAVER, NAUMANN, ROTH, SMOOT submitted by Sue Rush 1983. Date of death Wednesday, October 26, 1983
Leavenworth Times

CARL W. LINAWEAVER, 66, RR 2 died Wednesday, 10-26-1983, in Providence St. Margaret health Care Center, Kansas City, Kansas, after a brief illness.
The funeral will be a 1:30 p.m. Friday in the Belden Sexton Sumpter Funeral Chapel with burial in Fort Leavenworth National Cemetary.
He was born in Leavenworth County Aug 19, 1917, the son of Claude and Margaret Smoot Linaweaver. He was married Nov. 3, 1946 to Evalyn Fink.
He served four years in the U.S. Army during World War II and was employed at the Fort Leavenworth Transportation Section until his retirement in 1973. He had been employed since then at Thompson Truck Lines. He was a member of Atchison Post No. 56 American legion Aerie No. 55, Fraternal Order of Eagles and George E. White Post Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He is survived by his wife of the home, two sons, Gary Linaweaver and Dennis Linaweaver, both of Leavenworth, two daughters, Mrs Sandi Naumann and Mrs. Carleen Hayslett bothe of Atchison, two brothers, Walter Linaweaver and Glenn Linaweaver, both of Lansing, one sister, Mrs Mary Roth, Lenexa, and eight grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to St. Francis De Sales Church or the Salvation Army.
Friends may call at the chapel after 8 a.m. today.

Obituary with surnames JOCHIMS, PATTON, SCHROTT submitted by Tom Lisco. Date of death Tuesday, February 28, 1984
Rofena M. Jochims, 76, formerly of 103 Fourth Ave., died Monday at Tulsa, Okla. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Felden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapel with burial in Mount Muncie Cemetery. Mrs. Jochims was born July 25, 1907, at Leavenworth, the daughter of Fred and Jenny Schrott Patton. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and the Leavenworth County historical Society. She was a retired pre-school teacher at Fort Leavenworth. She married Calvin Jochims in 1933. He preceded her in death in 1965. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Edie Henrichsen, Tulsa, Okla.; one sister, June Marie Duncan, Shawnee, and three grandsons. Friends may call at the chapel after 10 a.m. Wednesday. (Leavenworth Times, 2/28/1984, Tuesday)

Obituary with surnames DAVIDSON, FINK, FORGE, PAYEUR, WIESINGER submitted by Sue Rush 2008. Date of death Thursday, April 19, 1984
Taken from the Leavenworth Times April 20, 1984 by Sue Rush. Death date April 19, 1984

Peter Fink Jr.

Peter Fink Jr., 89, RR 4, died Thursday in Cushing Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in the St. Joseph of the Valley Church with burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Mr. Fink was born in Leavenworth County Dec. 27, 1894, the son of Peter and Mary Frances Wiesinger Fink. He was a member of the St. Joseph of the Valley Church and the Kansas Farm Bureau. He attended St. Benedict's College and graduated from Ludwig Detective School, Kansas City, Mo.

He married Ellen Payeur Nov. 24, 1914. She preceded him in death March 14, 1977.

He is survived by two sons, Peter A. Fink, Kansas City, Kan., and Francis M. Fink, Kansas City, Mo.; a daughter, Catherine Davidson, Kansas City, Kan; a sister, Mary Forge, Leavenworth; a brother Henry Fink, Leavenworth, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

The parish rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Sunday in Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapel where friends may call after 11 a.m.

Obituary with surnames ALIG, KELLER submitted by Sue Rush 2008. Date of death Thursday, August 30, 1984
Taken from the Leavenworth Times Aug. 31, 1984 by Sue Rush. Death date Aug. 30, 1984.

George Alig

George A. Alig, 93, Leavenworth, died Thursday in Cushing Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Joseph Church. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery.

Mr. Alig was born June 7, 1891, at Leavenworth, the son of Charles J. and Anna Keller Alig. He worked many years for the Missouri Pacific Railroad before he retired in 1956. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Workers and Station Employees Union. He was a member of St. Joseph Church, the St. Joseph Benevelent Society, an honorary lie member of the Knights of Columbus.

He is survived by two nephews and two neices.

The Knights of Columbus and parish wake service will be at 7 p.m. today in the Larkin-Brown Funeral Home where friends may call.

The family suggests memorials to the Leavenworth County Infirmary.

Obituary with surnames HARRIS, STROBLE submitted by Cyndy Moen. Date of death Wednesday, September 5, 1984

BERNARD STROBLE

Bernard M Stroble, 38, 319 Elm, died Wednesday evening at his home from an appartently self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to police.

Graveside services will to held at 10 a.m. Friday at Mount Muncie Cemetery. The Rev. Gary Nagel, pastor of Wallula Christian Church, will officiate. There is no visitation planned, and the casket will be closed.

Mr. Stroble was born July 6, 1947, at Leavenworth, the son of Benjamin and Katherine Harris Stroble. He worked as a carpenter. He was married to Rosemarie Trovatore Nov 20 1981, at Leavenworth.

Besides his wife, Rosemarie Stroble, of the home, he is survived by two daughters, Becki Thornton and Pam Highlander, both of Leavenworth; one son, Lee James Stroble, Mayville, N.D.; four brothers, Joseph E. Stroble, Tonganoxie, Pat Stroble and Mike Stroble, both of Leavenworth, and Terrence P. Stroble of Waseca Minn.

From Leavenworth Times 6 Sept 1984

Obituary with surnames BUTZIN, HAMILTON, JENICKE, KNETTER, MCCOMAS, ROBKER, SUMMERS submitted by Sue Rush 1984. Date of death Thursday, September 20, 1984
from Leavenworth Times

WILMA BUTZIN, 68, Leavenworth died Thursday, Sept. 20, 1984, in her home.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in St. Paul Lutheran Church. The Rev. Victor Polley, pastor, will officiate.

Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens.

Mrs. Butzin was born Aug. 2, 1916, at Boling, the daughter of Henry and Anna Knetter Jenicke. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and a charter member of the Mary-Martha Club.

She married Fred H. Butzin on may 28, 1938, in the St. Paul Lutheran Church at Leavenworth. He survives in the home.

She also is survived by one son, Donald Butzin, Pleasanton, Calif.; two daughters, Mary Lou Hamilton, Leavenworth, and Joan McComas, Shawnee, KS.; one brother Orville Jenicke, Leavenworth; two sisters, Alma Robker and Henrietta Summers, both of Leavenworth; and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles Jenicke and Carl Jenicke.

Friends may call after 2 p.m. Friday in the Davis Funeral Chapel and the family will receive friends later from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Memorials may be given to the St. Paul Lutheran Church or to Cushing Memorial Hospital.

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