Leavenworth County, Kansas Obituaries

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Obituary with surnames DOMANN, HUND, KRAMER, MCFARLAND, MILLER submitted by Lv1992. Date of death Saturday, March 7, 1992
reprinted from the Leavenworth Times, 09-Mar-1992

Mary L. McFarland

Mary L. "Vera" McFarland, a waitress, country-western singer and a longtime Leavenworth area resident, Died Saturday, March 7, 1992, at the Providence Place Nursing Center in Kansas City, Kan. She was 68.

She was born Nov. 4, 1923, the daughter of Allie Domann and Genevieve Hund Domann.

She married Paul B. McFarland on May 21, 1963, in Miami, Okla. He survives at the home.

Mrs. McFarland had worked as a waitress at Dubach's Grill in Leavenworth for more that 25 years. She had also worked at other restaurants in the Atchison and Leavenworth area.

Mrs. McFarland sang and performed country-western music with her brother, Andrew Domann, in various cities and towns in the area.

Mrs. McFarland was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Leavenworth and of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary.

Survivors include her husband; a brother, Eugene Domann, Winchester, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Louis, Thomas and Andrew Domann; and two sisters, Genevieve Kramer and Josephine Miller.

Friends may call after 1 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel. Visitation is planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel, where the parish rosary will be recited at 7 p.m.

Mass of the Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Leavenworth. Burial will follow in Corpus Christi Cemetery (that's in Jefferson County) in Mooney Creek.

Obituary with surnames GAUNCE, HARRIS, KNIGHT, SASS submitted by Lv1992. Date of death Thursday, March 26, 1992
reprinted from the Leavenworth Times, Sunday, March 29, 1992.

Hazel R. Sass

Hazel Ruth Sass, Kansas City, Kan., died Thursday, March 26, 1992, at Providence-St. Margaret Health Center. She was 68.

Mrs. Sass was a member of the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Kansas City, Kan.

Survivors include her husband, Elmer A. Sass, of the home; two sons, Loren Dean Knight, Ramona, Calif. and Phillip Andres Sass, Gladstone, Mo.; two daughters, Sheryll Jeanne Harris, Honolulu, Hawaii, and Marshy Lynn Gaunce, Kansas City, Kan.; and seven grandchildren.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. today at the Porter Chapel in Kansas City, Kan.

Services will begin at 10 a.m. at the chapel. Entombment will be in the Mt. Muncie mausoleum, Leavenworth.

Obituary with surnames CONNOR, CRAVEN, KENAGA, KINGSTON submitted by Lv1992. Date of death Thursday, March 26, 1992
reprinted from the Leavenworth Times, Sunday, March 29, 1992.

Cornelius C. O'Connor

Cornelius C. "Bud" O'Connor, a former Leavenworth city commimssioner and a lifelong resident, died Thursday, March 26, 1992 at St. John Hospital. He was 91.

He was born Nov. 28, 1900, in Leavenworth, the son of Martin J. O'Connor and Ellen Craven O'Connor.

He attended the University of Kansas, where he was a member of the Phi Kappa Theta fraternity. Mr. O'Connor was a construction inspector with the Kansas City and Omaha districts of the U.S. Corps of Engineers. He retired in 1964 after 35 years of service.

After retirement he continued his interest in politics and was a city commissioner in the late 1960s.

Mr. O'Connor was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and was a member of its board in the late 1960s. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus of Leavenworth, was a former president and statewide vice president of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. He was also a member of the Leavenworth Genealogical Society.

In 1948, Mr. O'Connor was awarded the U.S. Army's Meritorious Civilian Award for Bravery after saving the life of a co-worker during a fire.

He was a charter of the American Association of Retired Person, a charter member of the Leavenworth Council on Aging, and had been its president and treasurer.

He married Leona A. Kingston on April 14, 1932 in Union, Mo. Mrs. O'Connor survives at the home. Other survivors include two daughter, Mary Ellen Kenaga and Berniece L. O'Connor; a sister, Berenice O'Connor; and a grandson, Michael Kenaga, all of Leavenworth. He was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. today at the Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Obituary with surnames BASKAS, CHRIST, HALLUAX, HELM, KENNY, KORTH, MANN, SEYMOUR, SHORT submitted by Lv1992. Date of death Friday, March 27, 1992
reprinted from the Leavenworth Times, Sunday, March 29, 1992.

Emeretta L. Kenny

Emeretta L. Kenny, 85, Leavenworth, a retired cafeteria supervisor, died Friday, March 27, 1992. at Cushing Memorial hospital after a long illness.

She was born Dec. 8, 1906, in Leavenworth, the daughter of Warren Andrew and Cora Etta Short Hallaux. She was a lifelong Leavenworth resident.

Mrs. Kenny was a cafeteria supervisor and worked at Cushing Memorial Hospital and in the Leavenworth Public Schools. She retired in 1978 after 35 years in food service.

She was an active member of the Southern Heights United Methodist Church.

She was a member of the Friendship Club, the Salvation Army Club, Eagles Auxiliary No. 55 and the American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 23 of Leavenworth.

She married John J. Kenny on Oct 6, 1924, in Leavenworth. He died Nov. 26, 1968.

Survivors include three sons, Kenneth K. Kenny, James A. Kenny and Michael D. Kenny, all of Leavenworth; three daughters, Louetta K. Baskas, Leavenworth, Darlene M. Mann, Houston, and Joan M. Seymour, Springfield, Mo.; two sisters, Dorothea M. Helm and Gertrude E. Christ, both of Leavenworth; 16 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Howard E. Kenny; a brother, Henry W. Hallaux; and a sister, Helen Korth.

Burial will be in the Sunset Memory Gardens.

Obituary with surnames BELLINDER, BOHN, HATTON, KNAEBLE, KROPF, ROBARE, SYLVESTER submitted by Lv1992. Date of death Friday, March 27, 1992
reprinted from the Leavenworth Times, Sunday, March 29, 1992.

George A. Bohn

George Albert Bohn, Leavenworth, a retired railroad worker, died Friday, March 27, 1992, at Cushing Memorial Hospital. He was 92.

He was born Aug. 12, 1899, in Fort Scott, the son of George W. and Mary Kropf Bohn. He moved to Leavenworth from Topeka in 1938.

Mr. Bohn worked for Union Pacific Railroad for 49 years, retiring March 1, 1967. From 1938 to 1963 he took a leave of absence from Union Pacific Railroad to be the supervising clerk for the Leavenworth Depot and Railroad Company. Following its closing in 1963, he transferred back to Union Pacific.

He was a 1916 graduate of Wamego High School and served in the Kansas State Guard during World War I.

He was a member of St. Joseph Church, Leavenworth, and was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council No. 900, Leavenworth, serving as a past faithful navigator and was an honorary life member.

He also belonged to the Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 55 and the Transportation and Communications Union.

He married Lena Bellinder on Nov. 25, 1923, in Wamego. She died Sept. 8, 1965. He then married Beulah Doyle Knaeble, on July 30, 1966. She died Dec. 8, 1986.

Survivors include a son, Donald Bohn, Camino, Calif.; a daughter, Dorothy Robare, Leavenworth; two brothers, Leo Bohn, Jamestown, and Fred Bohn, Manhattan; two sisters, Josephine Sylvester, Tucson, Ariz and Katheryn Hatton, Woodbury, N.J.; 10 grandchildren; a step-grandson; 12 great-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6:30 TO 8 P.M. Monday at Barnett-Larkin-Brown Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Mt. Calvary cemetery.

Obituary with surnames BLECHARCZYK, FORMANSKY, JANASZ, PETERS submitted by Lv1992. Date of death Saturday, March 28, 1992
reprinted from the Leavenworth Times, Sunday, March 29, 1992.

Anthony J. Janasz

Anthony J. "Biff" Janasz, 70, Leavenworth, a retired welder, died Saturday, March 28, 1992, at the Kansas City, Mo., Veterans Hospital.

He was born March 26, 1921, in Leavenworth, the son of Barthelemew and Ann Marie Blecharczyk Janasz. He was a lifelong resident of Leavenworth.

Mr. Janasz was a welder for many years, working for various companies in Leavenworth, including the Missouri Valley Steel Co. and Theel's Manufacturing Co.

He was an Army veteran of World War II and an Air Force veteran of the Korean War.

Mr. Janasz was a life member of the VFW Post No. 45 of Leavenworth. He belonged to St. Casimir Catholic Church.

Survivors include his fiancee, Dorothy L. Peters, Leavenworth; three brothers, Frank V. Janasz, Washington, Florain V. Janasz, Knox, Ind., and Valentine "Bud" Janasz, Prairie Village; a sister, Sophoia Formansky, Chicago; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Barnett-Larkin-Brown Funeral Home. Burial will be at Leavenworth National Cemetery.

Obituary with surnames BELLINDER, BOHN, CARDY, HEINTZELMAN, ROBARE, STEENO submitted by Lv1992. Date of death Sunday, May 17, 1992
reprinted from the Leavenworth Times, Monday, May 18, 1992.

Dorothy M. Robare

Dorothy M. Robare, Leavenworth, died Sunday night, May 17, 1992, at Munson Army Community Hospital at Fort Leavenworth. She was 62. Services are pending. A full obituary will appear in Tuesday's The Leavenworth Times

Barnette-Larkin-Brown Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

reprinted from the Leavenworth Times, Tuesday, May 19, 1992.

Dorothy M. Robare, a former nursing assitant, died Sunday, May 17, 1992, at Munson Army Community Hospital. She was 62.

She was born July 4, 1929, in Manhattan, the daughter of George Albert and Lena Bellinder Bohn. Mrs. Robare was a 1947 graduate of Immaculata Higih School and a nursing assistant for 12 years at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

She married Alfred B. Robare on Aug. 16, 1951 in Leavenworth. He died Nov. 26, 1984.

Mrs. Robare was a member of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Lansing, the Eagle Auxiliary, and Retired Eagle Activity Club and enjoyed sewing and needlework.

She is survived by two sons, Donald A. Robare, Topeka, and George B. Robare, Kansas City, Kan.; seven daughters, Ann B. Heintzelman, Easton, Marjorie C. Robare, Oregon, Catherine L. Robare, Manhattan, and Dorothy T. Steeno, Monica M. Cardy, Melena R. Robare and Valarie S.C. Robare, all of Leavenworth; a brother, Donald R. Bohn, Camino, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.

Burial will be in the Leavenworth http://www.interment.net/data/us/ks/leavenworth/leavenat/index.htm">National Cemetery.

Obituary with surnames JENKINS, LAMING, POETSCH, WOODEN submitted by Lv1992. Date of death Monday, May 18, 1992
reprinted from the Leavenworth Times, Tuesday, May 19, 1992.

Thekla Wooden

TONGANOXIE -- Thekla Laming Wooden, Lee's Summit, Mo., a homemaker, died Monday, May 18, 1992. She was 84.

She was born Oct. 20, 1907, in Tonganoxie, the daughter of John Caulton and Daisy Poetsch Laming. She had been a resident of the John Knox Village, Lee's Summit, for the past 15 years, moving there from Lawrence.

Mrs. Wooden was a 1929 graduate of Kansas University, where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.

She married James C. Wooden on Jan 2, 1934, in Tonganoxie. He died Dec. 21, 1965.

Survivors include a son, John C. Wooden, Lawrence; a sister, Lenore Jenkins, Lee's Summit; and three grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today at the Quisenberry funeral Chapel. Tonganoxie.

Burial will be in Hubbell Hill Cemetery.

Obituary with surnames ALEXANDER, BOLES, LIGON, WARK, YANT submitted by Lv1992. Date of death Monday, May 18, 1992
reprinted from the Leavenworth Times, Tuesday, May 19, 1992.

Ethel Boles

Ethel Boles, Leavenworth, a retired business owner, died Monday, May 18, 1992, at Cushing Memorial Hospital after a short illness. She was 81.

She was born Aug. 30, 1910, in Milford, Mo., the daughter of James H. and Phoebe Yant Ligon.

She had lived in Leavenworth from 1942 to 1974, when she and her husband moved to Fort Meyers, Fla. She moved back to Leavenworth in 1989.

Mrs. Boles was a co-owner and operator with her husband, H. Cecil Boles, of Boles Midwest Auto Supply in Leavenworth for more than 27 years. They retired in 1974.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Leavenworth and a 45-year member of the Byington Chapter 177 Order of Eastern Star, Leavenworth.

She married H. Cecil Boles on Jun 24, 1929, at Alamosa, Colo. He died June 11, 1974.

She was also preceded in death by a sister, Mina Wark.

Survivors include a son, Darrell D. Boles, Parkville; a daughter, Mavis Alexander, Leavenworth; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Barnett-Larkin-Brown Funeral Home, with the Order of the Eastern Star rites at 8 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens

Obituary with surnames ALIG, BIEVER, CAMP, DENNEY, DRISCOLL, HENDRIX, HENSHAW, HERONEME, HOLLINGSHEAD, KUZEWSKI, MOORE, PFISTER, STEINBACH, TEURNAGE submitted by Sue Rush 1992. Date of death Thursday, October 15, 1992
Taken from the Leavenworth Times Oct 18, 1992 by Sue Rush

Anson W. Camp, Lansing, a retired electrical contractor, died Thursday, Oct. 15, 1992, at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He was 75.

He was born July 15, 1917, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Anson and Beulah Marie Teurnage Camp. He had lived in the Leavenworth area since 1951.

Mr. Camp worked for the Veterans Administration at Wadsworth, learning to be an electrician until World War II, when he joined the Navy and served in the Pacific Theater from 1944 to 1945. After the service he worked as an electrician at the V.A. Medical Center in Santa Monica, Calif., for five years. He returned to Leavenworth in 1951 and worked at General Motors Co. in Fairfax for five years. He then worked for the Bay State Milling Co. in Leavenworth for 13 years until 1971, when he became a self-employed electrical contractor until he retired.

Mr. Camp was a member of the St. Francis de Sales Church in Lansing, and a member of the American Legion Post No. 23 in Leavenworth.

He married Eunice Moore on July 18, 1936, in Platte City. She died June 12, 1975, after 38 years of marriage. Mr. Camp married Caroline Lohman on June 19, 1976 in Leavenworth. Mrs. Camp survives at the home.

Other survivors include a son, Steven Camp, Leavenworth; two stepsons, Benedict Lohman, Leavenworth, and Michael J. Lohman, Omaha, Neb.; a daughter Eleanor Camp Denney, Leavenworth; four stepdaughters, Mary Lee Driscoll, Kathy Jo Steinbach and Terri Henshaw, all of Leavenworth, and Carolyn Lohman, Dayton, Ohio; two brothers, Rolland Camp and Russell Camp, both of Leavenworth; three sisters, Maxine Hollingshead, Lansing, Charlotte Hendrix, Leavenworth, and Joan Heroneme, Sun City, Ariz.; a stepsister, Dolores Alig, Des Moines, Iowa; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and nine step-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother Warren Camp; three sisters, Geraldine Biever, Della Magget and Minna Kuzewski; and a stepbrother, Edmond Camp.

Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today at the Barnett-Larkin-Brown Funeral Home, where a parish prayer will be read at 7 p.m. Friends may call at the funeral home after noon today.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at the St. Francis de Sales Church in Lansing, with the Rev. Frank Berger and the Rev. Carl Pfister, the V.A. Medical Center Chaplain, officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens.

Memorial may be made to the St. Francis de Sales Church or to St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Leavenworth.

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