Leavenworth County, Kansas Obituaries

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Obituary with surnames BOWEN, COLLINS, GUENTHER, HICKS, HOWARD, JACKMAN, JACKSON, ROUNDA submitted by LV1996. Date of death Tuesday, September 3, 1996
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, 11-Sep-1996.

Burton D. Bowen, 71, Leavenworth, died Tuesday, Sept. 3, at Providence Medical Center in Kansas City. He was born July 15, 1925 at Ft. Leavenworth.

He served in the Army-Air Corp during World War II. He married Joyce Hicks on Sept 29, 1946, she preceded him in death in 1984. He then married Dorothy M. Jackman on Aug. 23, 1986, she survives. He was employed at the Fort Leavenworth Printing Plant as a lithographer, retiring in 1986. He was a member of the United Methodist Church, a 48 year member of the Sanctuary Choir in the church, Chairman of the Remodeling Committee, a member of the Leavenworth Country Club, the Eagles and was a volunteer Deputy Sheriff.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; three daughters, Judy Rounda, Jill Guenther, both of Leavenworth and janet Bowen, Olathe; 2 step-daughters, Debra Jackman, Denver, Colo. and Lisa Howard, St. Louis, Mo.; two sisters, Dorothy Collins, Leavenworth and Mary Lou Jackson, Parkville, Mo.; five granchildren and three great grandchildren. He was preceded by one brother and one sister.

Funeral services were hel Friday, Sept. 6 at the United Methodist Church, Leavenworth with the Rev. Harold Peters officiating. Burial was in Mt. Muncie Cemetery.

Obituary with surnames CHAMPION, SCHULTZ, SLAWSON, STAHL, WHITE submitted by LV1996. Date of death Thursday, September 5, 1996
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, 11-Sep-1996

Harold K. Champion, 86, Tonganoxie, died Thursday, Sept. 5, at the Lawrence Presbyterian Manor, Lawrence.

Funeral Services were held Monday, Sept. 9 at the United Methodist Church, Tonganoxie. The Rev. David Petersen officiated. Burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.

Mr. Champion was born Jan. 9, 1910, in rural McLouth, the son of Fred and Eleanor Slawson Champion. He moved to Tonganoxie in 1946 from McLouth.. He owned the Champion IGA Grocery in Tonganoxie for 33 years. Previously, he had owned a grocery store in McLouth. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Tonganoxie and a charter member of the Tonganoxie Kiwanis Clug. He was united in marriage Jan. 28, 1931, in McLouth, to Dorothy White. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include two daughters, Joann Schultz, Tonganoxie, and Marilyn Stahl, Spring Hill; five grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Obituary with surnames HARRISON, MCALEXANDER, SIMMONS, STAMBAUGH submitted by LV1996. Date of death Sunday, September 8, 1996
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, 11-Sep-1996

Norma B. Stambaugh, 78, Tonganoxie, died Sunday, Sept. 8, at her home. She was born Sept. 28, 1917 in Providence, R.I., the daughter of Ralph and Charlotte Harrison Simmons. She moved to Tonganoxie in 1957 from Eudora.

Mrs. Stambaugh was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church, Lawrence. She was united in marriage Jan 8, 1943 at Fort Scott to Harry W. Stambaugh, who preceded her in death May 13, 1984.

Survivors include two daughters, Ambersue Stambaugh, Pampa, Texas and Hilary Annette McAlexander, Lehigh, Fla., and two grandchildren.

Graveside services were held Tuesday, Sept. 10, at Silver Lake Cemetery, Silver Lake. The Rev. Thomas Momberg officiated. Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie, is in charge of arrangements.

Obituary with surnames CULP, FORGE, KOWALEWSKI, RHODES, TWENHAFEL submitted by Sue Rush 2007. Date of death Saturday, October 19, 1996
Taken from the Leavenworth Times Tues. Oct. 22, 1996 by Sue Rush. Death date Oct. 19, 1996

Leo Forge

Leo F. Forge, Leavenworth, died Saturday, Oct. 19, 1996, at the Colonial Manor Nursing Home in Lansing. He was 92.

He was born March 18, 1904, Leavenworth, the son of Frank and Margaret Alig Forge.

Mr Forge farmed his whole life in the Leavenworth area. He retired in 1973.

He married Irene Culp in 1936 in Leavenworth. She died in 1991.

He was also preceded in death by one brother, Rudolph; and one sister, Katie Rhodes.

Survivors include a Auther, Margaret Kowalewski, Clinton, Tenn; three sons, Walter and Leo Forge, both of Leavenworth, and Raymond Forge, Potter; four grandchildren and tree great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be for 6 to 9 p.m. today at the Barnett-Larkin-Brown Funeral Home.

Services will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. The Rev. Arnold Twenhafel of St. John Lutheran Church, Easton, will officiate. Burial will follow at the Langley Cemetery, Easton..

Obituary with surnames BENNER submitted by Judy McGuire. Date of death Wednesday, December 11, 1996
From a funeral program:

In Memory of
Mrs. Polly Pierson Benner
Date of Birth
October 21, 1940
Date of Death
December 11, 1996
Funeral Services
2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 14, 1996
Holy Trinity Catholic Church
Weston, Missouri
Visitation
6:30 - 8:00 P.M. Friday, December 13, 1996
Vaughn Funeral Chapel
Words of Comfort
Father Tom Hawkins
Fathers Fred J. Bannett & Bill Haegelin
Organist
Mrs. Sandy Taylor
Vocalist
Mr. Pete Paukstelis
Interment
Mount Muncie Cemetery
Leavenworth, Kansas

Obituary with surnames BRODERICK, DOMANN, GOETZ, GONZALES, KENNY, RONNEBAUM, SPINDLER, WAGNER, WILKES submitted by Sue Rush 1997. Date of death Wednesday, January 8, 1997
from The Leavenworth Times

PETER L. WAGNER, Sunrise Beach, Mo., died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 1997, at Cushing Hospital. He was 69.
He was born May 6, 1927, the son of Peter M. and Mary E. Domann Wagner in Atchison County.
Mr. Wagner served in the Army during World War II in the medical corps.
He had worked as the grounds and garage supervisor at the Eisenhower VA Medical Center. He retired in 1979.
He was a member of the American Legion, Elks and Knights of Columbus.
He married Patricia Broderick on Sept. 8, 1951, in Perron, Mo. She survives at Sunrise Beach, Mo.
Other survivors include one son, Thomas E. Wagner, O'Fallon, Ill; four daughters, Patricia E. Spindler, Westmore, Colo., Judith Ronnebaum, Columbia, Mo., Mary Wilkes, Park City, Utah and Colleen Gonzales, Corpus Christi, Texas; five brothers, John, Walt, Anthony and Merlin Wagner, all of Easton, and Robert Wagner, Lansing; two sister, Marie Kenny and Clara Goetz, both of Leavenworth; 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren
. He was preceded in death by one son, Joe; one brother, Leo Wagner; and one grandson.
Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Saturday at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Easton. Burial followed in the St. Lawrence Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society.

Obituary with surnames ASBURY, BUTZIN, DONNELL, HOLLINGSHEAD, KORTH, MAHAFFERY submitted by Sue Rush 1997. Date of death Friday, January 10, 1997
from Leavenworth Times

MARGUERITE DONNELL

TOPEKA--MARGUERITE ELIZABETH KORTH DONNELL, Topeka, KS. formerly of Leavenworth, died Friday Jan. 10, 1997, at St. Francis Hospital, Topeka, KS. She was 77.

She was born Feb 6, 1919, in Leavenworth, the daughter of Otto Paul and Marth Marie Butzin Korth.

Mrs. Donnell was a homemaker and lived her life in Leavenworth until moving to the Presbyterian manor in Topeka to be near her family.

She had been employed as a health care worker at Saint John Hospital in Leavenworth and a nursing care facility in Easton.

She and her husband were active in the Tin Lizzie Unit of Abdallah Shrine, Kansas City, Kan.; Beauciant and White Shrine organizations.

She was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Leavenworth.

She married Mervyn C. Donnell on March 22, 1938, in Platte City, Mo. He died Feb. 6, 1994.

Survivors include two daughters, Linda Hollingshead, Silver Lake, KS. and Deanna Mahaffey, Jewell; one sister, Edna Asbury, Lansing; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren

. Friends may call after 10 a.m. today at the Parker-Price Mortuary, Topeka. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the mortuary. Services will begin at 10 a.m Tuesday at the Jellison Chapel at the Topeka Presbyterian Manor. Graveside services will be held at noon Tuesday at the Sunset Memory Gardens Cemetery, Leavenworth. Memorials may be given to the Presbyterian Manor, 4712 S.W. Sixth St., Topeka, KS 66606.

Obituary with surnames BENNER, LAST, SCHOTT, WULFEKUHLER submitted by Judy McGuire. Date of death Tuesday, February 25, 1997
Ruth E. Benner, Leavenworth, died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 1997. She was 87.
She was born April 16, 1909 in Leavenworth, the daughter of August Lewis and Henrietta Wulfekuhler Schott.
Mrs. Benner attended Sweet Briar College in Lynchburg, Va., and graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a degree in English literature.
She was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church. She was also a member of the Whittier Club. For many years, she was involved in numerous equestrian activities.
She married Hudson L. McGuire and later Earl B. Benner, who preceded her in death.
Survivors include one daughter, Linda Last, Mesquite, Texas; one son, Lee McGuire, Leavenworth; a stepson, Earl B. Benner Jr., Weston; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Friends may call until 8 p.m. today at the Davis Funeral Chapel. Wisitation will be from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. Friday at the St. Paul Lutheran Church.
Services will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at the church. The Rev. Ed Mease and Vicar Eric Tritten will officiate. Burial will follow at the Mount Muncie Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the St. Paul Lutheran Church.

Obituary with surnames BENNER, LAST, SCHOTT, WESTON, WULFEKUHLEER submitted by Judy McGuire. Date of death Tuesday, February 25, 1997

Ruth Benner

Ruth E. Benner, Leavenworth, died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 1997. She was 87.

She was born April 16, 1909, in Leavenworth, the daughter of August Lewis and Henrietta Wulfekuhleer Schott.

Mrs. Benner attended Sweet Briar College in Lynchburg, VA., and graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a degree in English literature.

She was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church. She was also a member of the Whittier Club. For many years she was involved in numerous equestrian activities.

Survivors include one daughter, Linda Last, Mesquite, Texas; one son, Lee McGuire, Leavenworth; a stepson, Earl B. Benner, Jr., Weston; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Friends may call until 8 p.m. today at the Davis Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. Friday at the St. Paul Lutheran Church.

Services will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at the church. The Rev. Ed Mease and Vicar Eric Tritten will officiate. Burial will follow at the Mount Muncie Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the St. Paul Lutheran Church.

Published in the Leavenworth Times

Obituary with surnames BILTZ, BOND, CARTER, KERN, LICKTEIG, MEYERS, MORTON, WALLACE, YEATON submitted by Sue Rush 2007. Date of death Tuesday, March 25, 1997
Taken from the Leavenworth Times Mar. 26, 1997 by Sue Rush. Death date March 25, 1997

Charles Biltz

Charles Biltz, Leavenworth, died Tuesday, March 25, 1997, at his home. He was 79.

He was born April 20, 1917, in Leavenworth, the son of Joseph and Gertrude Edgell Biltz.

Mr. Biltz attended Leavenworth schools. He had worked as an auto mechanic for Henry Martens until his retirement in 1984.

He married Lucille Kern on June 26, 1946, in Leavenworth. She died Aug. 26, 1995.

He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Venton, Orville, Joseph and Walter Biltz; and three sisters, Annie Kruse, Jennie Meyers and Ottie Morton.

Survivors include three daughters, Charlene Biltz, Cheryl Yeaton and Deanna Carter, all of Leavenworth; two sisters, Kathryn Wallace and Josephine Bond, both of Leavenworth; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Friends may call after 2 p.m. Friday at the Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Services will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral chapel. The Rev. Fergus Lickteig will officiate. Burial will follow at the Mount Calvary Cemetery.

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