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Obituary with surnames HAEGELIN, HENSHAW, HOLLER, SANDERS, SHEEHAN, WILSON submitted by Sue Rush 2005. Date of death Monday, October 10, 1994
Taken from the Leavenworth Times Oct. 11, 1994 by Sue Rush

SUSAN SHEEHAN

Susan P. Sheehan, Leavenworth, a former employee of Hallmark, died Monday, Oct. 10, 1994, at her home. She was 69.

Mrs. Sheehan was born Feb. 2, 1925, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Robert and Helen Lucas Sanders.

She worked for Hallmark Cards for 19 years, retiring in 1988. She was employed part-time at the Northeast Kansas Mental Health Center and was secretary of the Performing Arts Theater. She also served as the secretary for the Drug and Alcohol Abuse Committee.

She was a member of St. Casmir Catholic Church.

She married John Sheehan on June 21, 1947, in Kansas City, Mo. He died in 1968.

Survivors include two daughters, Mary Sue Wilson and Ann Henshaw, both of Leavenworth; two sons, Robert Sheehan, Omaha, Neb., and John Sheehan, Lenexa; one sister, Nancy Holler, Kansas City, Mo.; and five grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapel where friends may call after 3 p.m. A parish vigil will be held at 7 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Friday at St. Casimir Catholic Church with the Ref. William Haegelin officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to Olsten Kimberly Home Health Care.

Barnett-Larkin-Brown is in charge of arrangements.

Obituary with surnames ALLEN, CRAWROD, GARNETT, LONG, MCCAULLY, ROMANE, SEIG submitted by Richard L. Moberly. Date of death Sunday, October 23, 1994
The obituary of Charles McCaully, as published in the Leavenworth Kansas Times on 25 Oct 1994, follows: "Charles E. "Chuck" McCaully, a lifelong resident of Leavenworth, died Sunday, Oct 23, 1994, at his home. He was 67. Mr. McCaully was born Nov. 5, 1926, in Leavenworth, the son of William and Beulah McCaully. He was a truck driver for Studdard Transfer and Storage for 25 years until his retirement in 1991. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, a member of the Eagles, and a past officer of the Leavenworth Bowling Association. He married Eva J. Long on March 10, 1967, in Leavenworth. She survives at the home. Other survivors include two daughters, Betty Romane and Sherry Crawford, both of Leavenworth; two sons, John Garnett and Keith Garnett, both of Leavenworth; one brother, Alonozo McCaully, Leavenworth; two sisters, Beatrice Allen, Easton, and Elizabeth Seig, Missouri; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son, Steven Garnett; and three sisters, Ruth, Dorothy Lee, and Georgette. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Barnett-Larkin-Brown Funeral Home. Services will begin at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with Brother Thomas Frame officiating. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. at the Leavenworth National Cemetery."

Obituary with surnames BERGMAN, HILL, LINAWEAVER, ROUKE, SWISHER submitted by Sue Rush 2007. Date of death Tuesday, November 8, 1994
Taken from the Leavenworth Times Nov. 8, 1994 by Sue Rush.

James Hill

James A. Hill, a former cabinet maker, died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 1994. He was 61.

Mr. Hill was born Nov. 25 1932, in Trenton, Mo., the son of Charles and Frances Hill.

He was a cabinet maker and worked for Kaaz Woodworking, Leavenworth and Architectural Woodworking, Palmyra, Mo.; before opening the Hill Brothers Cabinet Shop in Leavenworth in 1980.

He and his wife, Louise, were married Aug. 4, 1949, in Leavenworth. She survives.

Other survivors incllude three sons, Steven Arthur Hil, Quincy, Ill., Ronald Dale Hill, Gooscreek, S.C., and Gregg Allen Hill, Dallas; his mother, Frances Hill Vestal, Lansing; three brothers, Alva Hill, New York, N.Y., Jack Hil and Joe Hill, both of Leavenworth; three sisters, Cora Lee Bergman and Ruth O;Rourke, St. Joseph, Mol, and Betty Linaweaver, Lansing; and two grandsons.

He was preceded in death by his father, Two brothers and one sister.

Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Sunset Funeral Home Home.

Services will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral chapel. Chaplain John Swisher will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to Hospice of Leavenworth.

Obituary with surnames BROWN, DAVIS, DOHRN, LAMB, STUDDARD submitted by Sue Rush 1995. Date of death Monday, April 17, 1995
Taken from the Leavenworth Times Tues. April 18, 1995

VIOLET STUDDARD

Violet D. Studdard, Leavenworth, a retired technician, died Monday, April 17, 1995, at her home. She was 82.

Mrs. Studdard was born March 31, 1913, at St. Joseph, Mo., the daughter of Henry and Hazel Davis Dohrn.

She was employed at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center as an electroencephalographic technician for more than 30 years, reiring in 1973. She also owned and operated her own hobby shop in Lansing.

She was a member of the Wallula Christian Church, past president of the Leavenworth Art League, past president of the Leavenworth Garden and Civic Club, a member of the Widow and Widowers Club and a member of the Eagles Auxiliary.

She was married to Thomas E. Studdard on Aug. 20, 1934, in Kansas City, Kan. He died in 1938. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Walter Dohrn and Earl Dohrn.

Survivors include one daughter, Tommie L. Lamb, Leavenworth; one brother, Gerald Lee Dohrn, Manchaca, Texas; one sister, Aileen R. Brown, Leavenworth; two grandchildren; one great grandchild; two step-great-grandchildren; and four nieces and four nephews.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapel. Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Wallula Christian Church. Burial will follow at Mount Muncie Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Wallula Christian Church.

Obituary with surnames BILTZ, CARTER, DOEGE, FORGE, KERN, YEATON submitted by Sue Rush 2007. Date of death Saturday, August 26, 1995
Taken from the Leavenworth Times Aug. 27, 1995 by Sue Rush. Death date Aug. 26, 1995.

Lucille Biltz

Lucille M. Biltz, Leavenworth, a homemaker, died Saturday, Aug. 26, 1995, at her home. She was 79.

She was born Nov. 16, 1915, in Leavenworth, the daughter of Michael and Adelaide Forge Kern Sr.

Mrs. Biltz attended local schools and Leavenworth Business College.

She worked as a baker for the Leavenworth Public Schools for seven years. She then was a home-maker for most of her life.

She married John "June" Doege in 1936. He died in 1940.

She then married Charles Biltz in 1946 in Leavenworth. He survives at the home.

Survivors include three daughters, Charlene Biltz, Cheryl Yeaton and Deanna Carter, all of Leavenworth; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, John Doege; a daughter, Connie Biltz; four sisters; and two brothers.

Friends may call after 2 p.m. today at the Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapel. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. A parish prayer vigil will begin at 7 p.m.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be said at 10 a.m. Monday at the St. Joseph Catholic Church. The Rev. Terry Cyr O. Carm will officiate. Burial will follow at the Mount Calvary Cemetery.

Obituary with surnames BERTELS, BOLLIN, DUFFIN, FORGE, HALTER, HEIM, MCGLINN submitted by Sue Rush 2007. Date of death Thursday, September 21, 1995
Taken from the Leavenworth Times Sun. Sept 24, 1995 by Sue Rush. Death date Sept. 21, 1995.

Alma McGlinn

Alma A. McGlinn, Leavenworth, died Thursday, Sept. 21, 1995, at her home. She was 84.

She was born Jan. 9, 1911, in Leavenworth, the daughter of Herman and Theresa Heim Forge.

She graduated from the Saint John Hospital School of Nursing in 1931 and was a registered nurse.

She operated the Terri Nan Day Nursery from 1956 to 1970.

She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church and Altar Society, the Saint John Hospital Guild, the Leavenworth Friendship Club and the National Association of Retired Federal Employee.

She married William H. McGlinn on Nov. 9, 1931, in Leavenworth. He died on Oct., 3, 1958.

She also was preceded in death by a son, William; two brothers, Edward and Herman Forge; and two sisters, Josephine Duffin and Marie Bertels.

Survivors include two daughter's, Nancy A. Halter, Weatherby Lake, Mo., and Theresa L. McGlinn, Shawnee; a brother, Andrew Forge, Leavenworth; a sister, Philomena Bollin, Olathe; and four grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight at the Barnett-Larkin-Brown Funeral Home. A rosary will be said 7 p.m.

Services will begin at 10 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Church. Interment will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery.

Obituary with surnames FITCH, FREEMAN, MOHAN, PICARD, RUSH submitted by Sue Rush 1995. Date of death Thursday, September 28, 1995
Taken from the Leavenworth Times Thursday, Sept. 28, 1995

CHARLOTTE FITCH dies Sept. 27, 1995

Charlotte M. Fitch, formerly of Lansing, died Wednesday, Sept. 27, 1995, at North Kansas City Hospital, North Kansas City, MO. She was 79.

Mrs. Fitch was born Oct. 17, 1915, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of William and Charlotte Picard Freeman.

She had been employed as a librarian for the federal government until she retired in 1971. She played the piano for many functions in Leavenworth.

She was a member of the American Baptist Women Mission, Boling Grange and the Lansing Baptist Church.

She married Chelcie Fitch on Dec. 21, 1938, in Lansing. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by four brothers, William, George, Jack and Frank Freeman; and one sister, Rose Freeman.

Survivors include two daughters, Joyce Mohan, Leavenworth, and Sharon Rush, Kansas City, Mo.; one son, Jack Fitch, Lansing; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Barnett-Larkin-Brown Funeral Home. Services will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral chapel. Internment will follow at a later date at Sunset Memory Gardens Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Ronald McDonald House, Salvation Army or the Kansas City, Mo., Hospice.

Obituary with surnames BERGMAN, CORPSTEIN, GANN, HILL, HUNTZMAN, LINAWEAVER, OROURKE, SIMONIS, VESTAL submitted by Sue Rush 2007. Date of death Thursday, October 26, 1995
Taken from the Leavenworth Times 10-27-1995 by Sue Rush.

Rosalee Simonis, 47, Leavenworth died suddenly Thursday in the University of Kansas Medical Center Kansas City, Kan. She was born at Greenwood, Mo., Oct. 7, 1938 the daughter of Charles T. and Elsie Frances Huntsman Hill.

She was married to John P. Simonis who survives at the Home.

Mrs. Simonis has been employed at Hallmark for the past 16 years.

Her survivors include her mother Elsie Frances Vestal, Lansing; her son Jack Gene Gann, Jr., Leavenworth, her brothers Alva F. Hill, Long Island N.Y.; Charles R. Hill Leavenworth, Earl Jack Hill, James A. Hill and Joseph M Hill all of Leavenworth.

She also is survived bye her sisters Coralee Bergman, St. Joseph, Mo.; Ruth Marie O'Rourke, Ferrellview, Mo.; and Betty Jean Linaweaver, Leavenworth; her grandsons Joshua Genen and Jeremy Robert Gann both of Leavenworth; her step-children Diana Corpstein, Potter, Julianna G. Simonis and John Joseph Simonis both of Easton.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Gerald Ray Hill.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Joseph Carmelite Church with burial in Mount Muncie Cemetery. The parish wake service will be a 7 p.m. Sunday in Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapels. The family suggests memorials to the Arthritis Foundation.

Friends may call at the chapel after 11 a.m. Sunday.

Obituary with surnames BOONE, LINDBERGH submitted by Sue Rush 2005. Date of death Sunday, December 10, 1995
Taken from the Leavenworth Times Monday Dec. 11, 1995

MARY BOONE

Mary Grace Boone, a former Lansing municipal judge, died Sunday, Dec. 10, 1995, at the Colonial Manor Nursing and Care Center, Lansing. She was 98.

She was born Jan. 2, 1897, at Fort Leavenworth, the daughter of Thomas and Theresa Lindbergh Boone.

Miss Boone graduated from the University of Kansas Law School. She attended and graduated from the University of Missouri Kansas City and Kansas State University.

She had also been a teacher of home economics at the Leavenworth Junior High School.

She was a member of the Retired Teachers Association, the Daughters of Isabella and the St. Francis De Sales Church, Lansing.

Survivors include two nephews.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Davis Funeral Chapel.

Graveside services will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Mount Muncie Cemetery.

Memorial may be given to the St. Francis De Sales Church or the Elk's National Foundation.

Obituary with surnames ALLEN, ANDERSON, BENTLEY, FLYNN, GILSTRAP, HARRISON, KING, LASTER, LINAWEAVER, LINGENFELTER, LOEWENSTEIN, MEISNER, ROBINSON submitted by Sue Rush 1996. Date of death Saturday, March 23, 1996
reprinted from the LEAVENWORTH TIMES, MON., MARCH 25, 1996

Velva Allen King, Lansing, died Sturday, March 23, 1996, at her home.     She was 79. She was born July 22, 1916, in Easton, the daughter of     Archie and Goldie Laster Allen. 

  Mrs. King had been employed as a housekeeper at Saint Mary College    for 18 years. She was a member of the Lansing Baptist Church.   Survivors include five daughters, Norma Anderson, St. Paul, Minn.,    Sally Linaweaver, Patty Robinson and Mary Lingenfelter, all of    Lansing, and Ruth Loewenstein, Leavenworth;  three sisters, Goldie    Meisner and Lydia Harrison, both of Leavenworth, and Clara Bentley,    Noblesville, Ind.;  15 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. She    was preceded in death by a sister, Frances Flynn. Visitation will be    from 6 to 8:30 p.m. today at the Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapel.    Services will begin at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral chapel.  The     Rev. Ray Gilstrap will officiate.  Burial will follow at the Mount     Muncie Cemetery. Memorial may be given to the Leavenworth Hospice. 

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