Leavenworth County, Kansas Obituaries

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OBITUARY SURNAMES: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Obituary with surnames HAMM, HAMMONS, HILMER, NEARNOVER, SMITH, WILEY submitted by LV2001. Date of death Sunday, July 1, 2001
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Tuesday, July 3, 2001

Services for Elizabeth R. Hammons, 89, a former Lawrence resident, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 5, 2001, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.

Mrs. Hammons died Sunday, July 1, 2001, at the Tonganoxie Nursing Center, Tonganoxie.

She was born Nov. 5, 1911, in Leavenworth, the daughter of Lemuel and Anna (Hilmer) Wiley.

Survivors include two sons, Donald L. Hamm, Hemit, Calif., and James A. Hamm, Independence, Mo.; two daughters, Cleta Smith, Oak Grove, La., and Mary L. Nearnover, Honda, Texas; a brother, Walter Wiley, Tonganoxie; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Obituary with surnames CHRISMAN, DUNCAN, EVERS, PITTS submitted by LV2001. Date of death Wednesday, July 4, 2001
reprinted with permission from theTonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, July 11, 2001

Services for Will Henry Chrisman, 21, Tonganoxie, were Saturday, July 7, 2001, at Quisenberry Funeral Home. Burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.

Mr. Chrisman died Wednesday, July 4, 2001, following a motorcycle accident near Tonganoxie. He was born Oct. 28, 1979, the son of Paul Edward and Connie Marie (Pitts) Chrisman.

In 1999, he graduated from Tonganoxie High School. He worked for Windcroft Apartments, Olathe, as head groundskeeper.

Survivors include his parents; a brother, Daniel James Chrisman; a sister, Misty Dawn Chrisman, all of the home; a paternal grandmother, Beverly Chrisman, Lawrence; maternal grandparents, Tom and Betty Lou Pitts, Linwood; paternal great-grandparents, Harold and Verda Evers, Enid, Okla.; and maternal great-grandmother, Fern E. Duncan, Shawnee.

Obituary with surnames FISCHER, KNUTH, SCHOTTE submitted by LV2001. Date of death Wednesday, July 4, 2001
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, July 11, 2001

Services for Lorenz W. Fischer, 94, Lawrence, were Tuesday, July 10, 2001, at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Aliceville, Kan. Burial was in St. John Evangelical Cemetery.

Mr. Fischer died Wednesday, July 4, 2001, at Brandon Woods Retirement Center in Lawrence. He was born June 1, 1907, the son of Carl and Bertha (Knuth) Fischer.

He had farmed near Aliceville. He retired in 1971 as a welding inspector for General Motors Corporation in Kansas City, Kan. He was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church, Lawrence.

He married Nellie K. Schotte on Dec. 25, 1932, in Aliceville. She survives, of the home.

Other survivors include a son, James D. Fischer, Lawrence; a brother, Werner L. Fischer, LeRoy; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie, handled arrangements.

Obituary with surnames BROWN, COON, DEMARANVILLE, DETWILER, GALLOP, HOUDASHELT, RATTCLIFF, THENO submitted by LV2001. Date of death Wednesday, July 4, 2001
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, July 11, 2001

Graveside services for Grace M. Houdashelt, LeLoup, Kan., were Thursday at Highland Cemetery, Ottawa.

Mrs. Houdashelt, 82, died Wednesday, July 4, 2001, at Olathe Medical Center.

She was born May 4, 1919, in Bonner Springs, the daughter of John and Hattie (Rattcliff) DeMaranville. She attended rural schools in the Bonner Springs area. In 1937, she moved to LeLoup.

She married William "Bill" Houdashelt on May 3, 1937, in Ottawa.

She was a lifelong homemaker. She also worked at the Hercules Army Ammunition Plan in DeSoto and Willis Nursery, Ottawa.

Survivors include her husband, of the home; two daughters, Mary And Detwiler, Ottawa, Kathy Brown, LeLoup; three sisters, Francis Theno, Bonner Springs, Thelma Coon, Bonner Springs, and Myrtle Gallop, Overland Park; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, John William Houdashelt; two brothers and a great-granddaughter.

Dengel and Son Mortuary, Ottawa, handled arrangements.

Obituary with surnames COONROD, COSSAART, DUGGER, NEW submitted by LV2001. Date of death Saturday, July 7, 2001
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, July 11, 2001

Services for Wesley E. Coonrod, 89, rural Munden, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 12, 2001, at the United Methodist Church in Hubbell, Neb., with the Revs. Eldon Nicholson and Mary Beth Nicholson officiating. Burial will be in Hubbell Cemetery, Hubbell, Neb.

Mr. Coonrod died Saturday, July 7, 2001, at his home. He was born Feb. 28, 1912, in Mahaska, the son of I. Walter and Sarah Cossaart Coonrod.

Mr. Coonrod was a farmer and was a longtime rural Munden resident. He was a member of the United Methodist Church of Hubbell, Neb., the Hubbell Lions Club, the Hubbell Cemetery Board. He had served on the township election board, and had 24 years of service with the ASCS office.

He married Esther Dugger in June 1939. She died on April 30, 1988.

Survivors include a son, Don Coonrod, Hays; a daughter, Loris New, Tonganoxie; a brother, Reuben Coonrod, Belleville; six grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Obituary with surnames COOPER, HANER, HOGG, JACOBS, STORLIEN, WATERS, WENSEL, WEST submitted by LV2001. Date of death Sunday, July 8, 2001
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, July 11, 2001

Services for Mylinda Jane Wensel, 83, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. today, July 11, 2001, at Quisenberry Chapel, Tonganoxie, with the Rev. Ben Saathoff officiating. Burial will be in Hubble Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.

Mrs. Wensel died Sunday, July 8, 2001, at Kindred Hospital, Kansas City, Mo. She was born Dec. 20, 1917, in Graceville, Mo., the youngest of six children, the daughter of Delbert and Offie (Hogg) West.

She was a seamstress and a homemaker. She married Dean. E. Wensel on Dec. 9, 1937, in Unionville, Mo.

Survivors include her husband, of the home; a son, Dale W. Wensel, Tonganoxie; four daughters, Doris Storlien, Mulvane, Jeraldean Cooper and Shirley Waters, both of Tonganoxie, and Arlene Jacobs, Springdale, Ark.; a sister, Luella Haner, Corydon, Iowa; 14 grandchildren; two stepgranddaughters; 18 great-grandchildren; and five stepgreat-grandchildren.

A granddaughter, three bothers and a sister preceded her in death.

Obituary with surnames CEMECH, EUBANK, GRUBAUGH, KNAPP, PATTON, TAYLOR submitted by LV2001. Date of death Sunday, July 8, 2001
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, July 18, 2001

Private memorial services are planned for Judy M. Knapp, 50, Tonganoxie, who died in a traffic accident July 8 in Jefferson County. Cremation was planned.

Mrs. Knapp was born May 11, 1951, in Nebraska City, Neb. She worked as a laundry aide for Presbyterian Manor in Lawrence. She attended Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church in Kansas City, Kan.

Survivors include her husband, Brad Earl Knapp; a son, Bradley James Knapp; two daughters, Christina Renee Patton, Lawrence, and Jennifer Lynn Eubank, Lee's Summit, Mo.; three sisters, Linda Taylor and Cindy Cernech, both of Kansas City, Kan., and Peggy Grubaugh, Ozawkie; and three grandchildren.

Obituary with surnames BIERI, BLAZER, JETTER, WEYER submitted by LV2001. Date of death Saturday, July 14, 2001
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, July 18, 2001

Services for Anna A. Weyer, 75, Leavenworth, were Tuesday, July 17, 2001, at the Davis Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth, with the Rev. Joe Martin officiating. Burial was in Seneca City Cemetery, Seneca.

Mrs. Weyer died Saturday, July 14, 2001, at Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan. She was born June 25, 1926, in Oneida, the daughter of Jonathan N. and Esther Blazer Bieri.

She married Robert Weyer on Feb. 28, 1958. He preceded her in death. An infant daughter, Donna Jean Weyer, also died earlier.

Survivors include two sons, Michael Weyer, Tonganoxie, and Ronald Weyer, Basehor; a sister, Dorothy Jetter, Georgetown, Texas; and four grandchildren.

Obituary with surnames MURR, PETRIE, SMITH submitted by LV2001. Date of death Tuesday, July 17, 2001
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, July 25, 2001

Services for James A. "Jim" Petrie, 61, McLouth, were Friday, at the McLouth United Methodist Church. Burial was in McLouth Cemetery.

Mr. Petrie died Tuesday, July 17, 2001, at a Kansas City, Mo., hospital. He was born July 26, 1939, on the family farm in rural McLouth, the son of Daniel C. and Mildred M. Petrie. He was a lifelong resident of McLouth.

Mr. Petrie was a farmer in the McLouth area all his life. He also worked as a machine maintenance specialist at Hallmark Company in Lawrence. He retired in 1996 after 32 years of service.

He was a member of the McLouth United Methodist Church. He served on the Jefferson County Farm Bureau board of directors for five years and served on the board of education of McLouth schools for 12 years.

He was a member of the Nation Antique Tractor Pullers Association. He was a 1957 graduate of McLouth High School. He married Phyllis J. Murr on June 28, 1963, at McLouth. She survives at the home.

Other survivors include three sons, Bill Petrie and Gene Petrie, both of McLouth, and Rick Petrie, Manhattan; three sisters, Lucille Smith, Topeka, Betty J. Petrie Shawnee, and Mary A. Petrie, Overland Park; and five grandchildren.

Obituary with surnames HUNTER, MARTIN, TICHENOR submitted by LV2001. Date of death Thursday, July 19, 2001
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, July 25, 2001

Services for former Edwardsville resident Charlotte L. Tichenor, 66, Omaha, Neb., were Thursday, July 19, 2001, at the Alden-Harrington Funeral Home in Bonner Springs. Burial was in Grinter Chapel Cemetery in Kansas City, Kan.

Mrs. Tichenor died July 16, 2001, at her home. She was born March 12, 1935, in Edwardsville.

She was a former member of the Bonner Springs Baptist Church. She formerly was employed by Colgate Palmolive Co. before she moved in the late 1970s to Omaha.

Her husband, Robert Tichenor, died in 1986.

Survivors include two sons, Carl Tichenor and Barry Tichenor, both of Omaha; a daughter, Loretta Martin, Omaha; a sister, Rosemary Hunter, Tonganoxie.

Obituary with surnames COULTER, DENNY, LEWIS, WONDERLY submitted by LV2001. Date of death Sunday, July 22, 2001
reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, July 25, 2001

Private services for Lula L. Coulter, 91, Lawrence, were Monday at Mount Sidney Cemetery, Linwood.

Mrs. Coulter died Sunday, July 22, 2001, at her home. She was born March 19, 1910, in Lenape, the daughter of Franklin and Maude (Wonderly) Lewis. She was an elementary school teacher in Tonganoxie and Linwood.

Her husband, Walter S. Coulter died on Feb. 13, 1986.

Survivors include two sons, Raymond A. Coulter, Lincoln, Neb., and Leslie D. Coulter, Edgerton; a daughter, Jayne Denny, Lawrence; and three grandchildren.

Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie, handled arrangements.

Obituary with surnames ALLEN, BULLEIGH, LAWSON submitted by LV2001. Date of death Sunday, July 22, 2001
reprinted from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Wednesday, July 25, 2001

Services for Leonard W. Lawson Jr., 58, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 26, 2001, at West Haven Baptist Church, Tonganoxie, with the Rev. Ben Saathoff officiating. Burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.

Mr. Lawson died Sunday, July 22, 2001, in a helicopter accident near Urich, Mo. He was born on May 8, 1943, in Salina, the son of Leonard W. and Doris V. (Bulleigh) Lawson Sr. He was the owner of Lawson Excavation-Backhoe and Bulldozer Service.

He was a member of Local No. 41 of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters in Kansas City, Mo.

He married Robin K. Allen on Nov. 21, 1986, in Greencastle, Ind. She survives, of the home.

Other survivors include three sons, Greg Lawrence, Kansas City, Kan., Jamie Lawson, Tonganoxie, and Doug Lawson, Kansas City, Mo.; two brothers, J.D. Lawson, Charlotte, N.C., and William W. Lawson, Olathe; and three grandchildren.

Friends may call from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, July 25, 2001, at Quisenberry Chapel in Tonganoxie.

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