Leavenworth County, Kansas Obituaries

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Obituary with surnames BERTELS, DUFFIN, FORGE, HEIM, HEINTZELMAN, KLEYPAS, MCGLINN, REDFORD submitted by Sue Rush 2007. Date of death Wednesday, November 21, 1984
Taken from the Leavenworth Times Tues. Nov. 22, 1984 by Sue Rush. Death date Nov. 21, 1984.

Edward M. Forge

Edward M. Forge, 84, rural Leavenworth County, died Monday in St. John Hospital. He suffered a stroke in 1975 and had been in failing health the last six months.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the Immaculate Conception Church with burial in Mount Calvary Cemetery.

Mr. Forge was born July 1, 1900, in Leavenworth County, the son of Herman and Theresa Heim Forge. He was a retired farmer in Kickapoo Township. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Church.

He was married to Agnes Schrick on Nov. 5 1924 at Corpus Christi Church at Mooney Creek. She preceded him in death March 31, 1977.

He is survived by a son Edward J. Forge, Leavenworth; three daughters, Jean M. Redford, and Deanna T. Heintzelman both of Leavenworth, and Darlene A. Kleypas, Lawtop, Okla.; one brother, Adrew Forge, Leavenworth, three sisters, Alma McGlinn, Leavenworth, Philomena Bollin, Kansas City, Kan., and Marie Bertels, Nortonville; 16 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Herman Forge, and a sister, Josephine Duffin.

Friends may call after 1 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel.

The family suggests memorials to the Immaculate Conception Church or St. John Hospital.

Obituary with surnames CORNETT, KLINGLER, POLLEY, RODENBURG, TYSON, WERNER submitted by Sue Rush 1985. Date of death Tuesday, January 29, 1985
Taken from the Leavenworth Times January 1, 1985

Laura I. Cornett

Laura I. Cornett, 83, Leavenworth, died Tuesday in Cushing Memorial Hospital.

The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday in St. Paul Lutheran Church with the Rev. Victor M. Polley, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Mount Muncie Cemetery.

Mrs. Cornett was born July 23, 1901 at Lansing, the daughter of Christ and Laura Klingler Rodenburg. She had worked for the Veteran Administration Medical Center and retired from Fort Leavenworth. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and its Ladies Aid and sewing group. She was a member of the Veterans Foreign of Wars and the National Association off Retire Federal Employees.

She married John Robert Cornett on Aug. 4, 1928 at Leavenworth. He preceded her in death.

She is survived by three daughters, Ellen J. Tyson, Leavenworth, Shirley Redding, Santa Ana, Calif., and Ruth M. Werner, Carmel, N.Y.; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Obituary with surnames BOURNE, BRODRICK, RONNEBAUM, SPINDLER, WAGNER, WILKES submitted by Sue Rush 1985. Date of death Tuesday, February 12, 1985
JOSEPH WAGNER

The funeral for Joseph Michael Wagner, 29, Las Vegas, Nev., formerly of Easton, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Lawrence Church, Easton. Burial will be in St. Lawrence Cemetery, also at Easton.

Mr. Wagner died Wednesday night, Feb. 12th, in an auto accident at Las Vegas. He was born Dec. 3, 1956, at Leavenworth, the son of Peter and Patricia Brodrick Wagner.

He was an aircraft mechanic for an airline at Las Vegas. He was a veteran of the Air Force.

He was married to Dorothy Bourne July 14, 1979. She survives at the home.

Other survivers, a daughter, Nichole Rachel Wagner of the home, his parents,, Peter and Patricia Wagner, Lake of the Ozarks, a brother Thomas Wagner, Collinsville, Ill, four sisters, Patricia Spindler, Rochester, Minn., Judith Ronnebaum, Columbia, Mo., Mary Wilkes, Corpus Christi, Texas, Colleen Wagner, Columbia, Mo. and his grandmothers, Mary Wagner, Easton, and Imo Brodrick, Plattesburg, Mo.

The parish rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today at the Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapels where friends may call after 6 p.m. The family has established a fund for the benefit of his daughter. Donations may be made at the funeral chapel.

Obituary with surnames ALIG, FINK, FORGE, WIESINGER submitted by Sue Rush 2007. Date of death Saturday, May 11, 1985
Taken from the Leavenworth Times Sun. May 12, 1985 by Sue Rush. Death date May 11, 1985

Mrs. Mary H. Forge

Mrs. Mary H. Forge, 76, RR 1, Leavenworth, died Saturday at Cushing Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at S. Joseph Carmelite Church, with burial in Mount Calvary Cemetery.

The D of I will recite the rosary at 5 p.m. Monday at Belden Funeral Chapels, and the parish rosary will be at 7 p.m. Monday at Belden Funeral Chapels. Friends may call at the chapel after 10 a.m. Monday.

Mrs. Forge was born in Leavenworth Jan.6, 1909, the daughter of Peter and Mary Frances Wiesinger Fink. She attended St. Joseph Carmeltie Church and was a member of the Daughters of Isabella.

She was married in 1935 to Rudolph J. Forge, who proceeded her in death in 1973.

Survivors include two sons, Joseph and Robert Forge, both of Leavenworth; one daughter Miss Helen Forge, Leavenworth; one brother Henry Fink, Leavenworth and four grandchildren.

Obituary with surnames BUTZIN, ETHERTON, LINAWEAVER, SHAFER, TUTTLE submitted by Sue Rush 1985. Date of death Monday, June 24, 1985
RAYMOND TUTTLE--died June 24, 1985

The funeral service for Raymond A. Tuttle, Jr., 69, Leavenworth, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapel with Rev. Gene DeWitt, pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in the Sunset Memory Gardens.
Mr. Tuttle died Tuesday at Stormont-Bail hospital, Topeka.
He was born July 14, 1915 at Leavenworth, the son of Raymond A. and Anna Marie Butzin Tuttle. He retired in 1973 as the grounds section foreman at Fort Leavenworth. He was an Army veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church.
He is survived by a son, Ray E. Tuttle, Leavenworth; a daughter Delores Shafer, Leavenworth; two sisters Dorothy Linaweaver, Lansing and Leona Etherton, Concord, Calif.; and four grandchildren.
Friends may call in the chapel.
The family suggests memorial to the American Heart Association.

Obituary with surnames BOONE, NEBIOLO, STEVENS submitted by Sue Rush 2005. Date of death Wednesday, October 30, 1985
Taken from the Leavenworth Times Oct. 30, 1985

LUCILLE BOONE

Lucille W. Boone, 78, Leavenworth, died today in St. John Hospital. She had been in failing health several months.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Lansing. The Rev. Emil Nebiolo, pastor, will officiate . Burial will be in the National Cemetery, Fort Leavenworth.

Mrs. Boone was born Aug. 26, 1907, at Alva, Okla., the daughter of Dr. Paul and Margaret Stevens. She taught junior high school in the Leavenworth public schools until she retired. She was a Catholic.

She was married to Colonel H. Boone, a well known local attorney. He preceded her in death Nov. 12, 1978.

She is survived by a nephew, Tom W. Boone, Leavenworth; a sister-in-law, Mary Grace Boone, Colonial Manor at Lansing; one brother William Stevens, Mesa, Ariz.; and several other brothers.

The rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m. today at the Davis Funeral Chapel, where friends may call after 5 p.m. today.

Memorials may be given to St. Francis de Sales Church.

Obituary with surnames ALLEN, BENTLEY, FLYNN, HARRISON, KING, MIESNER, SANDERSON submitted by Sue Rush 2008. Date of death Sunday, January 12, 1986
Taken from the Leavenworth Times Jan. 13, 1986 by Sue Rush. Death date Jan. 12, 1986

Goldie Allen

Goldie L. Allen, 92, Medicalodge, formerly of 1107 N. Third, Lansing died Sunday morning in Medicalodge. She had been in failing health the past year.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Larkin-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. Mel Roy, pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Mount Muncie Cemetery.

Mrs. Allen was born Nov. 5,1893, in Jefferson County near McLouth, the daughter of John and Lilly Sanderson Laster. She was a member of the First Baptist Church.

She was married to Archie Allen on Aug. 25, 1915, in Leavenworth County. He survives at Medicalodge.

Other survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Neal (Lydia) Harrison, Leavenworth, Goldie Miesner, Leavenworth, Velva King and Frances Flynn, both of Lansing and Clara Bentley, Noblesville, Ind; 12 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today. Memorials may be given to the First Baptist Church or Medicalodge

Obituary with surnames FORGE submitted by Sue Rush 2007. Date of death Tuesday, January 14, 1986
Taken from the Leavenworth Times Jan. 15, 1986 by Sue Rush. Death date Jan. 14, 1986.

Louis Forge

Louis "Louie" Forge, 77, RR 4, died Tuesday morning in the Veterans Administration Medical Center.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday in the St. Joseph Church with burial in Mount Calvary Cemetery.

Mr. Forge was born Oct. 30, 1906, at Leavenworth, the son of John and Mary Elizabeth Kelley Forge. He farmed all his life. He was an Army veteran of World War II and served in the South Pacific. He was a member of St. Joseph Church and member of St. Joseph Society.

He is survived by two brothers, William Forge and John M. Forge both of Leavenworth.

The parish rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Belden Sexton Sumpter Funeral Chapels, where friends may call after 11 a.m.

The family suggests memorials to a charity of the donor's choice.

Obituary with surnames FORGE, KELLY submitted by Sue Rush 2007. Date of death Wednesday, April 2, 1986
Taken from the Leavenworth Times April 3, 1986 by Sue Rush. Death date April 2, 1986

John M. Forge

John M. Forge, 84, RR 4, Leavenworth, died Wednesday in the Easton Manor.

The funeral will be at 10:30 am. Saturday at St. Joseph Church with burial in Mount Calvary Cemetery.

Mr. Forge was born May 15, 1901 at Leavenworth, the son of John and Mary Kelly Forge. He was a farmer. He was a member of the St. Joseph Church and the St. Joseph Society.

He is survived by a brother, William Forge, Leavenworth; and a number of nieces and nephew.

Visitation will be held after 11 am. Friday withe wake service later at 7 p.m in the Belden Sexton Sumpter Funeral Chapels.

Obituary with surnames BIETKA, BOLEWSKI, DOWELL, PERSON, ZIELINSKI submitted by Linda Darity. Date of death Friday, April 25, 1986
from the Leavenworth Times, Fri, April 25, 1986

Vincent Bietka, 73, Leavenworth, died this morning at the Veterans Administration Medical Center at Kansas City, Mo. He had been admitted to the VA here three weeks ago and was transferred to Kansas City.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Casimir Church. Father Jerry Sheeds will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Mr. Bietka was born May 8, 1907 at Leavenworth, the son of Vincent and Veronica Zielinski Bietka. He was a Navy veteran of World Ward II. He was an engineer in the power plant at Fort Leavenworth. He then joined the Leavenworth Police Department and retired a lieutenant in 1965. He was a member of St. Casimir Church.
He was married to Jessie M. Bolewski Dec. 31, 1933 at Leavenworth. She survives in the home.
He is also survived by a daughter, Judith Person, Oswego, Ore.; two sons, Vincent J. Bietka and Gary Bietka, both of Leavenworth; one sister, Mary Dowell, Kansas City, Kan; eight grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m. Sunday in the Larkin-Brown Funeral Home, where friends may call after 10 a.m. Sunday.

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