Leavenworth County, Kansas Obituaries

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Obituary with surnames CHAMPION, PATTERSON, QUESENBURY, SANDERS, TARR, TORNEDEN, WILEY, ZULE submitted by Sue Rush 1992. Date of death Sunday, December 6, 1992
from Leavenworth Times

VIVIAN MARIE ZULE, Leavenworth, a retired food worker, died Sunday, Dec. 6, 1992, at Providence-St. Margaret hospital, Kansas City, Kan. She was 74.
She was born June 3, 1918, in McLouth, the daughter of George R. and Grace Quesenbury Tarr.
She married Eugene W. Zule on Oct. 26, 1936, in leavenworth. he survives at home.
Mrs. Zule was a worker for many years at the Stokleys Van-Camp plant in Lawrence, retiring in 1978. She was a member of the food workers' union.
She was a member of the High Prairie Tabernacle Church and the High Prairie Ladies' Bible Study Group.
In addition to her husband, survivors include three sons, Ronald G. Zule and Gary E. Zule, Leavenworth, and Charles Larry Zule, Mayetta; a daughter, Linda G. Patterson, Perry; a brother Leonard Tarr, Lawrence; six sisters, Ruey Champion, Grace Wiley and Iva Torneden, all of Lawrence, Sylvia Tarr and Norma Tarr, Leavenworth, and Zelma Sanders, McLouth; 15 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preced in death by a brother, Loren Tarr, and two sisters, Venie Tarr and Amy Tarr.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapel, where friends may call after 1 p.m. Tuesday.
Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral chapel. The Rev. Bud Jones of the High Prairie Tabernacle Church will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens.
The family suggest memorial contributions to the American Diabetes Association or to the church.

Obituary with surnames ALFLEN, MEADOWS, MONAHAN, SHAFER, TUTTLE submitted by Sue Rush 1993. Date of death Monday, February 8, 1993
CATHERINE MARIE TUTTLE

Catherine Marie Tuttle, a longtime Leavenworth resident, died Monday, Feb 8, 1993, at St. John Hospital. She was 68.
She was born Aug. 30, 1924, the daughter of Albert and Frances Alflen Meadows.
On June 8, 1946, she married Raymond Andrew Tuttle, Jr. in Topeka. He preceded her in death on June 24, 1985.
Before she married, Mrs. Tuttle worked at the glove factory and the Bell Laundry.
She enjoyed fishing, camping and motorcycling with her husband. She also did crafts and restored antique dolls.
She was a member of the American Women's Bowling Association for more than 20 years, the Channel 8 Circuit Breakers Radio Club and the Canasta Club.
She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church, Leavenworth. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include a son, Ray E. Tuttle, Leavenworth; one daughter, Delores M. Shafer, Leavenworth; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her stepfather, Thomas J. Monahan, and a brother, Ray Joseph Meadows.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapel, where friends may call after noon that day.
Services will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral chapel. The Rev. John Armagost, Calvary Baptist Church, will officate. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens.

Obituary with surnames KELLY, MCCARTHY, SEYMOUR, STAFFORD, STANSBERRY, UHLIG submitted by Sue Rush 2005. Date of death Saturday, March 13, 1993
Taken from the Leavenworth Times May 16, 1993 by Sue Rush

LUTHER W. STAFFORD

Luther "Luke" W. Stafford, a retired contracting officer for the Dwight D. Eisenhower Department of Veterans Affairs, died Thursday, March 13, 1993, at the Overland Park Regional Medical Center. He was 78.

He was born May 9, 1915, in Leavenworth, the son of William Owen and Rose Ella Kelly Stafford.

Mr. Stafford was a radar repairman with the Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a contracting officer for the VA Medical Center for over 30 years, retiring in 1971.

He was a member of the Lansing United Methodist Church, AARP and a former member of the Leavenworth Country Club.

He married Esther M. Seymour on Aug.31, 1946, in Leavenworth. She survives at the home.

Other survivors include a son, Neil K. Stafford, Lansing; two daughters, Beck Stansberry, Anderson, Ind., and Christy Stafford, Bradenton, Fla.; a sister, Helen McCarthy, Lansing;; and seven grandchildren.

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

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. today at the Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapels.

Services will begin at 11:45 a.m. Monday funeral chapel. The Rev. James Uhlig will officiate. Burial will follow in the Leavenworth National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the America Heart Association.

Obituary with surnames BECK, FARRELL, LOHMAN, THOMPSON, WIND submitted by Sue Rush 1993. Date of death Saturday, June 5, 1993
Taken from the Leavenworth Times June 6, 1993

T. VIRGINIA LOHMAN

T. Virginia Farrell Lohman, a retired bank cashier, died Saturday, June 5, 1993, at the Leavenworth County Infirmanry. She was 72.

She was born July 22, 1920, in Weston, the daughter of Clem and Opal Beck Thompson.

Mrs. Lohman was a cashier for the Leavenworth National Bank for over 30 years before retiring in the early 1980's.

She was a member of the St. Casmir Catholic Church, its Ladies alter Society, the Eagles Ladies Auxiliary and a former member of the American Business Women's Association.

She married Michael J. Farrell in 1941. He died in 1961. She married Jack W. Lohman in September 1971 in Leavenworth. He survives at the home.

Other survivors include two sons, Michael C. Farrell, Leavenworth, and the Rev. John R. Lohman, Burlington; a daughter, Carol Wind, Leavenworth; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Barnett-Larkin-Brown Funeral Home, where a parish rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Friends may call at the funeral home after noon on Monday.

Services will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Mount Muncie Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Casmir Catholic Church or the American Cancer Society. Delete Reply Forward Spam

Obituary with surnames LINAWEAVER, SMITH, WINGANDER submitted by Sue Rush 1993. Date of death Thursday, June 24, 1993
EDITH LOUISE LINAWEAVER, Lansing, a former Fort Leavenworth employee, died Thursday, June 24, 1993, at St. John Hospital. She was 78.
She was born June 23, 1915, in Leavenworth, the daughter of Willard Elmer and Vestila May Smith.
She worked in the finance department at Fort Leavenworth. She was a member of the Graham Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star in Lansing and the Lansing First Baptist Church.
She married Walter C. Linaweaver in 1959. He died in 1991.
Survivors include a son, Robert Wingander Nixa, Mo, a stepson Arnold Linaweaver, Lansing, five grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today at the Davis Funeral Chapel.
Services will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral chapel. The Rev. Ray Gilstrap of the Lansing First Baptist Church will officiate. Burial will be in the Sunset Memory Gardens.
The family suggest memorial contributions to the Abdallah Shrine Crippled Children's Fund.

Obituary with surnames BALZ, BUTZIN, HUNDLEY, LEBBERT submitted by Sue Rush 1993. Date of death Friday, July 30, 1993
from Leavenworth Times

EUGENE F. BUTZIN JR., Leavenworth, a retired General Motors employee, died Friday, July 30, 1993, at Overland Park Regional Hospital in Overland Park, KS. He was 67.

He was born April 11, 1926, in Leavenworth, the son of Eugene F. and Pearl Balz Butzin.

Mr. Butzin was retired from Gemeral Motors, where he had worked for 32 years. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a member of the Fraternal order of Eagles No. 55, the V.F.W., the American Legion Post No. 23 and R.E.A.C.

He married Virginia R. Lebbert on April 23, 1948, in Leavenworth. She survives at the home.

Survivors include a son, Mark Butzin, Leavenworth; a daughter, Peggy Hundley, Lansing; and two granddaughters.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Davis Funeral Chapel, where friends may call after 1 p.m. today.

Services will begin at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral chapel, with Rev. Jack Divine officiating. Burial will be in the Sunset Memory Gardens.

The family suggest memorial contributions to the American Heart Association or the Diabetes Association.

Obituary with surnames CAMP, KIRBY, MOORE, MORALES submitted by Sue Rush 1993. Date of death Sunday, September 19, 1993
Taken from the Leavenworth Times Sept. 21, 1993

GUY MOORE

Guy "G.W." Moore, a retired Leavenworth general contractor, died Sunday, Sept. 19, 1993, at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He was 71.

He was born July 11, 1922, in Leavenworth, the son of Guy Earl and Annie Lydia Morales Moore,

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a self employed general contractor until his retirement.

He was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church and its youth club. He was a life member of VFW Post No. 56.

He married Barbara Ann Kirby on Sept. 20, 1942, in Leavenworth. She survives at the home.

He is also survived by a son, John M. Moore, Leavenworth, and a sister, Ann Foy, Leavenworth.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Howard Moore, and a sister, Eunice Camp.

Visitation is today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Barnett-Larkin-Brown Funeral Home.

Services will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Burial will be at 11 a.m. in the Leavenworth National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Cancer Research Center or the S. Paul Episcopal Church acolyte program

Obituary with surnames CHMIDLING, FITCH, MOHAN, MURPHY, PFISTER, TANNER, ZIELINSKI submitted by Sue Rush 1993. Date of death Friday, October 8, 1993
Taken from the Leavenworth Times dated Sun. Oct. 10, 1993, by Sue Rush

Donald Mohan, age 55, dies Friday, Oct. 8, 1993

DONALD MOHAN

Donald Mohan, a Leavenworth Water Department serviceman, died Friday, Oct. 8, 1993, at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan. He was 55.

He was born Nov. 17, 1937, in Leavenworth, the son of William "Denny" and Catherine Zielinski Mohan.

Mr. Mohan was a member of the Leavenworth County Sheriff' Reserve for more than 25 years, was an Emergency Preparedness weather spotter for 30 years, and was a member of the Leavenworth Eagles Lodge.

He married Charlotte "Joyce" Fitch on Oct. 25, 1958, in Leavenworth. She survives.

Other survivors include his mother, Catherine Mohan, Leavenworth; a daughter, Teresa Murphy, Leavenworth; a son, James Mohan, Leavenworth; two sisters, Eileen Chmidling, Leavenworth, and Jo Ann Tanner, Woodland, Calif.; and four grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapel, with a parish rosary at 7 p.m. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. today.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the St. Casmir Catholic Church. The Rev. Carl Pfister will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Vincent Clinic or Leavenworth Hospice.

Obituary with surnames ASBURY, CALVACTA, FEVURLY, OGDEN submitted by Sue Rush 1993. Date of death Tuesday, November 16, 1993
from Leavenworth Times

ARTHUR H. ASBURY, Leavenworth, a former receational worker at the VA Center, died Tuesday, Nov. 16, 1993, at Cushing Hospital. He was 83.

He was born Jan. 6, 1910, in Buchannan County, Mo., the son of Christopher Columbus "Lum" and Elsie Jeanett Ogden asbury.

He worked in the recreation department at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center for 32 years before retiring.

He was a member of the National Campers and Hikers, the Pioneer Camping Club and a member of King Solomon Masonic Lodge No. 10 AF&AM.

He married Edna L. Korth on Aug. 29, 1929, in Leavenworth. She survives at the home.

Additional survivors include a daughter, Janice Calvacta, New City, N.Y.; a son, retired Col. Francis L. Asbury, Niceville, Fla; a sister, Opal Fevurly, Leavenworth; a brother, Frank Asbury, Easton; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by nine brothers.

Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Davis Funeral Chapel. Services will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral chapel. The Rev. William T. Nowlan, pastor of the First Christian Church, will officiate. A Masonic chapel service will follow, conducted by the members of King Soloman Masonic Lodge. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or to the organization of the donor's choice.

Obituary with surnames CARTER, FISCHER, FLANDERS, SCHONHERR, SKINNER, STEPHENS submitted by Sue Rush 1993. Date of death Friday, November 19, 1993
Taken from the Leavenworth Times November 21, 1993.

MARTHA CARTER dies November 19, 1993 Martha Louise Carter, a lifelong resident of Leavenworth, died Friday, Nov. 19, 1993, at St. John Hospital. She was 83.

She was born Jan. 7, 1910, in Leavenworth, the daughter of Gustav and August Fischer Schonherr. She was a homemaker and a Protestant.

She married Marion Lee Carter on April 18, 1932, in Leavenworth. He died on Aug. 30, 1969.

Survivors include two daughters, Marjorie L. Stephens, Lansing, and Martha L. Flanders, Leavenworth; a son, Marion L. Carter, Leavenworth; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Carter was also proceeded in death by 16 sisters, five brothers. and a son.

Visitation will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Barnett-Larkin-Brown Funeral Home funeral home, where friends may call after 2 p.m. today. Services will begin at 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. The Rev. John L. Skinner will officiate. Burial will follow at Mount Muncie Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Colonial Manor Nursing Home.

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