Leavenworth County, Kansas Obituaries

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Obituary with surnames HEDRICK, JOHNSON, NEWHOUSE, QUISENBERRY, ROSENBERG, SPAHR, ZAFER submitted by LV2001. Date of death Tuesday, April 3, 2001
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, April 4, 2001

Dorothy Zafer
1911-2001

Services for Dorothy (Spahr) Zafer, 89, Overland Park, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 7, 2001, at First Congregational Church, Tonganoxie, with the Rev. Robert Kasper officiating. Burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Zafer, a former Tonganoxie resident, died Tuesday, April 3, 2001, at Alterra Nursing Center in Overland Park.

She was born May 18, 1911, in Pawnee Rock, the daughter of Charles and Imogene (Hedrick) Spahr. She received her bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Kansas.

Mrs. Zafer lived in Tonganoxie from 1946 to 1986. She taught English literature and Spanish at Easton High School, and was a funeral director with Quisenberry Funeral Home.

She was a 55-year member of First Congregational Church in Tonganoxie where she was a former Sunday school superintendent.

Mrs. Zafer was a past president of Chapter AT of P.E.O., and a member of the Unity Society of Practical Christianity and the Daughters of the American Revolution.

She was preceded in death on May 28, 1982, by her first husband, C. Hervey. She married Shakoor A. Zafer in Overland Park on Aug. 8, 1986.

Survivors include her husband, Shakoor A. Zafer, Overland Park; a son, Calvin H. Quisenberry of Tonganoxie; four stepsons, Dr. Wasse Zafer, Overland Park, Dr.Yama Zafer, Lenexa, Khosrow Zafer, Overland Park, and Dr. Ghany Zafer of Memphis; two daughters, Patricia Johnson, Anchorage, Ala., and Dorothy Rosenberg, Gainsville, Texas; two brothers, Charles Spahr, Cleveland, Ohio, and William Spahr, Parker, Colo.; a sister, Marjorie Newhouse, Independence, Mo.; and nine grandchildren.

Obituary with surnames BATTABLIA, CUTSHALL, DROWN, DUNCAN, HAYNES, TEUCKERT submitted by LV2001. Date of death Wednesday, April 4, 2001
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror Wednesday, April 11, 2001

Lonna M. Drown
1955-2001

Services for Lonna M. Drown, 45, Tonganoxie, were Saturday, April 7, 2001, at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home in Bonner Springs. Burial was in Mount Sidney Cemetery in Linwood.

Mrs. Drown died Wednesday, April 4, 2001, in a traffic accident near Reno. A news story about the accident appears on page 3A

She was born July 10, 1955, in Excelsior Springs, Mo.

She was the nursing home administrator at Hickory Pointe Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Oskaloosa and previously had worked at several other area nursing homes. She formerly had been employed at Puritan-Bennett Corporation of Lenexa, where she had worked for more than 10 years, and for the Tutera Group Care Facilities as a regional manager for a four-state area.

Survivors include her husband, Dennis, of the home; two sons, Eli and Aaron, both attending school in Manhattan, Kan.; her parents, Jetta Deanne and Robert Cutshall, Kansas City, Mo.; five brothers, Rick Duncan, Bonner Springs, Kevin Duncan, Bridgeton, N.J., Joe Duncan, DeSoto, Bobby Cutshall, Kansas City, Mo., and Randy Cutshall, Kansas City, Mo.; three sisters, Jeannie Rueckert, Kansas City, Mo., Vickie Battaglia, Kansas City, Mo., and Diana Haynes, Tonganoxie.

Obituary with surnames BARKER, JOHNSON, MYERS, WIEMERS, YOUND submitted by LV2001. Date of death Wednesday, April 4, 2001
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, April 11, 2001

Delvin H. Johnson
1938-2001

Services for Delvin H. Johnson, 63, Tonganoxie, were Sunday, April 8, 2001, at Tonganoxie United Methodist Church with the Rev. YongBo Lee officiating. Burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery, Tonganoxie.

Mr. Johnson died Wednesday, April 4, 2001, at his home. He was born Jan. 21, 1938, in Washington, Kan., the son of Harold and Mildred (Barker) Johnson.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1961 to 1963. He moved to Tonganoxie 25 years ago from Clay Center. After 41 years as a construction supervisor for the state, he recently retired after supervising the completion of the U.S. Highway 24-40 project.

Mr. Johnson was a member of the Tonganoxie United Methodist Church.

On April 18, 1959, he married Karel Wiemers in Washington, Kan. She survives, of the home.

Other survivors include a son, Todd, Boise, Idaho; a daughter, Brenda Myers, Jefferson City, Mo.; a sister, Carol Yound, Exeter, Neb.; and five grandchildren.

Obituary with surnames BARNETT, BOGT, FRASIER, GENTRY, JONES, MENDEL, MINNOR, OELSCHLAEGER, OSBORNE, RAMSEY submitted by LV2001. Date of death Friday, April 6, 2001
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, April 11, 2001

Edna Osborne
1907-2001

Services for Edna Osborne, 93, Edwardsville, were Monday, April 9, 2001, at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home in Bonner Springs. Burial was in Forest Hill Cemetery in Kansas City, Mo.

Mrs. Osborne, a former resident of rural Tonganoxie, died Friday, April 6, 2001, at Parkway Care Home in Edwardsville. Se was born Aug. 3, 1907, in Massac, Ill.

She married Arnie Osborne in 1928 and they moved to the Kansas City area in 1956. In 1973, they moved to rural Tonganoxie.

Mr. Osborne died in 1973, and a son, Arnie Osborne Jr., died in 1992.

Survivors include five daughters, Evva J. Mendel, Bonner Springs, Fran Oelschlaeger-Jones, Tonganoxie, Helen L. Ramsey, Silver City, N.M., Linda Gentry, Deep Water, Mo., and Marilyn Frasier, Raytown, Mo.; three sisters, Alta Bogt, Eldon, Ill., Evelyn Minnor, Kirkwood, Mo., and Lillian Barnett, Karnak, Ill.; 10 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Obituary with surnames BRECKENRIDGE, PAYNE, SEETIN, SHRYER, WEISENDANGER, WEISS submitted by LV2001. Date of death Friday, April 6, 2001
reprinted from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, April 11, 2001

Fay A. Shryer
1940-2001

No services are planned for Fay A. Shryer, 60, Tonganoxie, who died Friday, April 6, 2001, at her home following a battle with Lou Gehrig's disease.

Cremation was planned.

Mrs. Shryer was born June 21, 1940, in Denver, the daughter of Otto and Helen (Breckenridge) Weisendanger. She lived in Kansas City, Kan., before moving in 1994 to Tonganoxie. She worked for JC Penney for 28 years before she retired in 1999 because of her illness.

She married Norman Shryer on Oct. 5, 1957, in Miami, Okla. He survives, of the home.

Other survivors include a daughter, Deborah Seetin, Bonner Springs; a brother, J.R. Weiss, Lakewood, Colo.; a sister, Kathy Payne, Blue Springs, Mo.; and a granddaughter.

A grandson, Joshua Seetin, died earlier.

Obituary with surnames HALL, JELLISON, SCHOLLARD, SHEWEY submitted by LV2001. Date of death Sunday, April 8, 2001
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror Wednesday, April 11, 2001

Tony Michael Jellison
1976-2001

Memorial services for Tony Michael Jellison, 24, Bonner Springs, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 14, 2001, at the home of his parents, 24430 Knight Road, Tonganoxie. Cremation was planned.

Mr. Jellison died Sunday, April 8, 2001, at Bethany Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., from injuries he received in a traffic accident early Sunday in Turner. A news story about the accident appears on page 3A.

Mr. Jellison was born Sept. 23, 1976, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Larry C. and Julia (Shewey) Jellison. He worked for Supreme Carpet Cleaning in Edwardsville and Wal-Mart in Bonner Springs. He was a member of Turner Baptist Church.

He married Jenna Rose Gray on Jan. 8, 2000, in Kansas City. She survives, of the home.

Other survivors include two sons, Joseph Michael and Jordan Anthony, both of the home; a daughter, Ashley Nicole Jellison, Joplin, Mo.; his parents, Larry and Julia Jellison, Tonganoxie; a brother, Jared Duane Jellison, Tonganoxie; a sister, Jenifer Marie Hall, Tonganoxie; paternal grandparents, John and Marie Schollard, Salina; and a maternal grandmother, Clara Shewey, Norton.

A daughter, Brittany Karene Cunningham, died Feb. 15, 1995.

Obituary with surnames HABERKRON, JORDAN, NORTHERN submitted by LV2001. Date of death Monday, April 9, 2001
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, April 11, 2001

Frederick E. Northern
1912-2001

Services for Frederick E. Northern Sr., 89, McLouth, will be at 11 a.m. today, April 11, 2001, at Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery in Basehor.

Mr. Northern died Monday, April 9, 2001, at Tonganoxie Nursing Center in Tonganoxie. He was born Feb. 26, 1912, in Seligman, Mo., the son of Edwin and Hulda (Jordan) Northern.

He was a merchant marine in World War II. He was a Baptist.

He married Dorothy May Northern on Feb. 1, 1930, in Leavenworth. She died on Feb. 23, 1997. A son, Fred E. Northern Jr., died on Sept. 25, 1997, and a daughter, Sharon Northern, died on April 12, 1970.

Survivors include two sons, Howard E., Basehor, and James L., LaCygne; a daughter, Virginia Haberkorn, Cheyenne, Wyo.; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Obituary with surnames LISENBEE submitted by LV2001. Date of death Tuesday, April 10, 2001
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, April 18, 2001

Robert G. Lisenbee
1925-2001

Services for Robert G. Lisenbee, 76, Linwood, were Saturday, April 14, 2001, at the Alden-Harrington Chapel in Bonner Springs. Burial was in Lenape Cemetery in Linwood.

Mr. Lisenbee died April 10, 2001, at Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.

He was born March 8, 1925, in Oklahoma.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Pentecostal Church and the Roger E. Sherman Masonic Lodge in Kansas City, Kan. He worked for the U.S. Marshal Service for 30 years in Kansas City, Kan.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Jaunita Lisenbee, of the home; three sons, Robert Louis Lisenbee, North Kansas City, Mo., Robert George Lisenbee Jr., Los Getos, Calif., and Michael Alan Lisenbee, of the home; a daughter, Arlene; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Obituary with surnames COOK, KAHN, ROBERTS, WAGONER submitted by LV2001. Date of death Wednesday, April 11, 2001
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, April 18, 2001

Verna Kahn
1921-2001

Services for Verna Kahn, 79, Lawrence, were Friday, April 13, 2001, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, Lawrence. Burial was in Reno Cemetery, Reno.

Mrs. Kahn died Wednesday, April 11, 2001, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She was born Oct. 21, 1921, in Kana, Iowa, the daughter of Frederick and Cora Augusta (Wagoner) Cook.

At age 8, she moved to Garnett and attended school there. She graduated from Garnett High School and moved to Kansas City. She attended beauty school and then moved to Lawrence, where she worked for Vanity Beauty Salon until 1948. She moved to a farm near Tonganoxie, then purchased apartment houses in Lawrence.

She and her husband farmed and operated the rental properties.

She married Edward Alfred Kahn on Aug. 24, 1948, in Olathe. He died July 14, 1984.

Survivors include two sons, James Kahn, San Jose, Calif., and Alfred Kahn, Tonganoxie; a brother, George Cook, Park River, N.D.; a sister, Peggy Roberts, Ottawa; and two grandchildren.

Obituary with surnames BOYLE, CLINE, ENLOE, MCKISSOR submitted by LV2001. Date of death Saturday, April 14, 2001
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, April 25, 2001

Helen McKissor Cline
1911-2001

Services for Helen McKissor Cline, 89, Bonner Springs, will be Saturday, April 28, 2001 at 4:00 p.m. at the First Christian Church, 148 N. Nettleton in Bonner Springs.

Mrs. Cline died Saturday, April 14, 2001 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. She was born July 11, 1911 in Willard, N.M., the daughter of William James and Minetta Boyle McKissor. She grew up in Minneapolis, Kan., married George Raymond Cline Feb. 27, 1933 at Linwood, and moved to Tonganoxie.

In 1972, after her retirement from Simmons Mattress Co., Kansas City, Kan, where she had worked almost 16 years, Mrs. Cline moved to Bonner Springs. She was a former member of the United Methodist Church in Tonganoxie. She later became a member of the First Christian Church of Bonner Springs.

Survivors include a son Dean Cline, Houston, Texas, a daughter, Beth Enloe, Bonner Springs; three grandsons, one granddaughter, two great-grandsons and one great-granddaughter.

Mrs. Cline was preceded in death by her husband, three brothers, three sisters, a son, George Lynn Cline, and a grandson.

Obituary with surnames BELL, BRYSON, MALLORY, MILLER, RADER, STEMMERMAN submitted by LV2001. Date of death Sunday, April 15, 2001
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, April 18, 2001

Dorothy Mae Rader
1916-2001

Services for Dorothy Mae Rader, 85, formerly of Linwood, will be at 10 a.m. today, April 18, 2001, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie, with the Rev. Ben Saathoff officiating. Burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.

Mrs. Rader died Sunday, April 15, 2001, at Tonganoxie Nursing Center. She was born Feb. 16, 1916, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of James and Alpha (Bryson) Miller. She was a homemaker and had owned the Rader Grocery Store in Linwood for seven years before it was destroyed by fire in 1963.

She married Glenn A. Rader on Nov. 29, 1939, in Olathe. He died Sept. 25, 1988.

Survivors include a son, Billy Joe Rader, Sedalia, Mo.; four daughters, Joyce Ann Stemmerman, Lawrence, Judith Kay Mallory and Sandra Jean Bell, both of Kansas City, Kan., and Susan Gayle Ritter, Smithville, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Obituary with surnames BRADLEY, DARROW, GAST, KIMMET, MEIER, MERCIER, THOMPSON, WHITE, WILMES submitted by LV2001. Date of death Wednesday, April 18, 2001
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, April 25, 2001

Elizabeth J. (Gast) Mercier
1929-2001

Services for Elizabeth J. (Gast) Mercier, 72, Leavenworth, were Saturday, April 21, 2001, at St. Joseph Church, Leavenworth. Burial was in Mount Calvary Cemetery.

Mrs. Mercier died Wednesday April 18, 2001, at Country Care in Easton. She was born March 7, 1929, in Leavenworth County, just south of Lansing, the daughter of Francis J. and Mary Kimmet Gast Sr.

She attended Hazeldell and Fairmount schools and high school with the Sisters of St. Francis at Maryville, Mo.

She worked in various hospitals in Missouri and Kansas and at Cushing Hospital in Leavenworth from 1946 to 1972.

She worked for the Veterans Hospital-Wadsworth for a time and was an active volunteer at Cushing Hospital. She also had worked for a hospital in Fremont, Neb.

She was a member of St. Joseph Church in Leavenworth and the Altar Society.

She married Thomas L. Mercier on May 27, 1972, in Leavenworth. He died April 10, 1988.

Survivors include her mother Mary Gast, Leavenworth; eight brothers, Francis Gast Sr. and Alfred Gast, both of Leavenworth, Stephen Gast Sr. of Easton, Bernard Gast, Burlington Junction, Mo., Herman Gast, Mission, Tex., Vincent Gast, Valley Falls, Harry Gast, Basehor, and Louis Gast, Linwood; six sisters, Christine Thompson and Clara Darrow, both of Leavenworth, Henrietta Bradley, Tonganoxie, Cecelia Wilmes, Maryville, Mo., Freda Meier, Lincoln, N.D., and Lucy White, Temple, Tex.

Obituary with surnames EGRET, GILBERT, JENNINGS, MCWILLIAMS submitted by LV2001. Date of death Thursday, April 19, 2001
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, April 25, 2001

Marjorie L. McWilliams
1925-2001

Services for Marjorie L. McWilliams, 76, Tonganoxie, were Monday, April 23, 2001 at Sacred Heart Church, Tonganoxie. Burial was in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Mrs. McWilliams died Thursday, April 19, 2001. She had resided the past eight years at the Tonganoxie Nursing Center.

She was born in Kansas City, Kan., graduating from Wyandotte High School in 1943. She worked for Southwestern Bell. Two years later, after a short stint with Rothschild's on Minnesota Ave., Marge became one of the first PBX operators in the "new" Town House Hotel at Seventh and State.

When the hotel closed she went to work as an office secretary for Youthcraft Manufacturing Co., Kansas City, Mo. Later, returning to Kansas City, Kan. Marge operated the switchboard and did office work of Providence Hospital.

When the hospital merged with St. Margaret's Hospital, Marge accepted a position of PBX operator for Sunshine Biscuit, in the Fairfax district, where she served faithfully for 22 years.

On May 21, 1949, she married John "Mac" McWilliams at St. Anthony's Church, Kansas City, Kan.

Survivors include her husband; three sons, Patrick McWilliams, Edwardsville, Greg McWilliams, Tonganoxie, and Jack McWilliams, Basehor; two daughters, Jill Ann Jennings and Kelley Maureen Gilbert, both of Garden City, Mo., nine grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and one brother, Daniel Egret of Osawatomie.

Obituary with surnames ENGLERT, KRIZ, MILLER, PENNINGTON, WENDEL submitted by LV2001. Date of death Thursday, April 19, 2001
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, April 25, 2001

Joe W. Englert
1914-2001

Services for Joe W. Englert, 86, Sabetha were Saturday, April 21, 2001 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Sabetha. Cremation followed.

Mr. Englert died Thursday, April 19, 2001 at a Sabetha nursing home.

He was born June 11, 1914 at Paducah, Kentucky the son of Elmer W. Englert and Joanna Miller Englert.

Mr. Englert graduated from the University of Missouri with a degree in business and public administration. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II from 1944-1946, as a lieutenant junior grade and was stationed on the USS McCracken.

He worked as a merchandise manager for Sears Roebuck in Kansas City, Mo., before retiring in 1963. He moved to Santa Fe, N.M., where he operated a Western Auto store for a few years. He then moved to Sabetha where from 1966 until 1981 he owned and operated the White's Family Store, which later became the Englert's Department Store. He then worked for KTNC Radio in Falls City, Neb., from 1981 to 2000.

He married Helen Novak Kriz on June 11, 1966, in Johnson County.

Mr. Englert was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sabetha.

He was a member of the Kiwanis Club of Sabetha where he served as secretary-treasurer and also as lieutenant governor of Division 2 from 1959 to 1961. He also served as chairman on several state committees. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 7285 and the American Legion Post No. 126, both of Sabetha.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Englert, of the home; two sons, John H. Englert, Merced, Calif., and Joe W. Englert, Independence, Mo.; two daughters, Sue Wendel, Merced, Calif., and Martha Joanna Pennington, Guthrie, Okla.; two stepsons, Josch Gerald Kriz and David Lee Kriz, both of Independence, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and four great-stepgrandchildren.

Obituary with surnames MASON, SMITH, SPENCER, ZARING submitted by LV2001. Date of death Sunday, April 22, 2001
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror Wednesday, April 25, 2001.

Roxana L. Smith
1911-2001

Funeral services for Roxana L. Smith, 89, rural Tonganoxie, will be at 7 p.m. today at Alden-Harrington Chapel, Bonner Springs. Private inurnment will be at a later date in Bonner Springs Cemetery.

Mrs. Smith died Sunday, April 22, 2001, in a fire at her home near Tonganoxie. A news story about the fire appears on page 1A.

She was born June 29, 1911, in Auburn, Neb.

A graduate of Bonner Springs High School, she worked for Kansas Power and Light in Bonner Springs for many years. She was a member of the United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Smith was preceded in death in 1994 by her husband, Norman C. "Bud" Smith.

She is survived by nieces and nephews, Vernon and Shizue Zaring, De Soto, Opal and Ivan Spencer, Lee's Summit, Mo., and Dorothy and Vernon Mason, Lee's Summit, Mo.; and several cousins.

Obituary with surnames BOTTS, DWYER, GEORGE, HUBBARD, LAMING, OUSDAHL submitted by LV2001. Date of death Tuesday, April 24, 2001
reprinted with permission fromr the Tonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, April 25, 2001.

Maxine "Deannie" Laming
1925-2001

Services for Maxine "Deannie" Laming, 76, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Church of the Resurrection United Methodist Church, 13720 Roe, Leawood.

Mrs. Laming died Tuesday, April 24, 2001, at the home of her son in Leawood. She was born March 26, 1925, in Tonganoxie, the daughter of Oscar and Lila (Ousdahl) Botts. She had worked as an operator for the Suburban Telephone Co., in Tonganoxie, and was a homemaker.

She enjoyed gardening as a hobby, and she had been a Cub Scout den mother and a Girl Scout leader. She was a member of the First Congregational Church, Plymouth Guild, Chapter AT of P.E.O. and the Reading Club in Tonganoxie. She had served as a school board member for Unified School District 464, Tonganoxie.

On June 15, 1946, she married Thomas C. Laming in Tonganoxie.

Survivors include her husband of the home; a son, Thomas W. Laming, Leawood; a daughter, Linda Laming, Overland Park; a brother, Jean Botts, Independence, Mo.; three sisters, Dorothy Dwyer, Lawrence, Betty George, Independence, Mo., and Marie Hubbard, Hutchinson; and a grandson.

Obituary with surnames BACKLUND, HEIN, MILFORD, RISTOW, SHANNON submitted by LV2001. Date of death Friday, April 27, 2001
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, May 2, 2001

Edward D. Hein
1935-2001

Funeral services for Edward D. Hein, Basehor, were held Monday at Davis Funeral Chapel, 531 Shawnee St., Leavenworth. Burial was at Glenwood Cemetery, Basehor.

Edward D. Hein, 65, died Friday, April 27, at Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan. He was born Aug. 6, 1935, in Leavenworth.

He was a member of Sheet Metal Workers Local Union #2 for more than 40 years.

Mr. Hein was employed by Kaw Roofing and Sheet Metal in Kansas City, Kan., before retiring in 1995.

He was also a member of the Heart of America Antique Steam Engine and Model Association for 30 years.

Mr. Hein spent the past six years enjoying his retirement and doing the things he liked to do most: working on cars and antique steam engines, attending Kansas City Blades hockey games, visiting with family and friends and telling stories.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Bonnie Hein; his mother, Helen Hein, Basehor; four daughters, Debbie Shannon, Tonganoxie, Sandy Ristow, Kansas City, Mo., Patti Milford, Port Orange, Fla., and Alicia Backlund, Lenexa; a brother, Donald Hein, Basehor; and six grandchildren.

Obituary with surnames FAHRENBACH, MATHEWS, WILLIAMS submitted by LV2001. Date of death Saturday, April 28, 2001
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, May 2, 2001

John W. Matthews, Jr.
1916-2001

Funeral services for John W. Matthews, Jr., will be at 10 a.m. today at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Kansas City, Kan. Burial will be at Mt. Calvary Mausoleum, Kansas City, Kan.

Mr. Matthews, 85, died Saturday, April 28, 2001, at the Center for Long Term Care, Bonner Springs. He was born March 20, 1916, in Kansas City, Kan.

Mr. Matthews worked as a switch foreman for the Kansas City Southern Railroad, and retired in 1979.

He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, and was a member of the Kansas Farm Bureau.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Margaret Matthews.

Other survivors include two sons, John E. Matthews, Kansas City, Kan. and David W. Matthews, Shawnee; a daughter, Alice Fehrenbach, Chandler, Ariz.; two brothers, Marvin H. Matthews, Piper, and Glenn E. Matthews, Tulsa, Okla.; and a sister, Margaret Williams, Calif.; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Obituary with surnames BREYMAN, BUNDY, CAMPBELL, HATHAWAY, KLINKENBERG submitted by LV2001. Date of death Monday, April 30, 2001
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, May 2, 2001

Idah Pearl Campbell
1904-2001

Funeral services for Idah Pearl Campbell will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Tonganoxie United Methodist Church. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. tonight at Quisenberry Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Hubbel Hill Cemetery.

Idah Pearl Campbell, 97, died Monday, April 30, 2001, at the Tonganoxie Nursing Center, Tonganoxie. She was born Feb. 7, 1904, in Horton, the daughter of Oscar and Zoa (Hathaway) Breyman. She graduated from; Horton High School in 1923.

She worked in dry goods stores in Horton and in Corning, Kan., before moving to Sunflower Village and working at the Sunflower Ordinance Plant in De Soto during World War II.

The family moved to Tonganoxie in 1946, where Mrs. Campbell worked at Zoellner's Dry Goods Store, retiring in 1974.

She was a member of the Tonganoxie United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women and Florence Riford Senior Citizens Center, all of Tonganoxie.

On June 16, 1926, she married Kenneth Reed Campbell in Horton. He preceded her in death Nov. 30, 1970.

Survivors include three daughters, Juanita Klinkenberg, Kansas City, Mo., Lola Campbell, Amityville, N.Y., and Marilyn Bundy, Tonganoxie; 10 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

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