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HNAL NEWS SATURDAY, MAY 9, 1998 A9 DEATHS & FUNERALS Delmar Bennett CLAY CENTER — Delmar Bennett, 77, Clay Center, died Friday, May 8,1998, at his home. Mr. Bennett was born March 2, 1921, at Greenleaf and was a resident of California before moving to Clay Center. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He worked for Ventura County, Calif., sheriffs department; the oil fields; and Wardcraft Homes in Clay Center, retiring in 1984. He was a member of the American Le' gion, Linn, Veterans of Foreign •Wars, Clyde, and Disabled American Veterans. He was preceded in death by a daughter. Survivors include his wife, Rose Printz of Clay Center; a daughter, -Paula Burwell of Clay Center; three sons, William of Nolanville, Texas, Carl of Clay Center and Paul of Leonardville; four brothers, Carl of Clay Center, Loren of '•"Lincoln, Neb., Sherman of Lansing, Mich., and Gerald of Des « Moines, Iowa; eight grandchil- ' dren; and a great-grandchild. The service will be later. Neill-Schwensen-Rook Funeral Home, 918 Seventh St., Clay Center 67432, is handling arrangements. Lydia Stella Bishop NORTON — Lydia Stella Bishop, 86, Norton, died Thursday, May 7, 1998, at the Andbe Home, Norton. Mrs. Bishop was born Lydia Stella Aksamit on July 19,1911, at Lucas and was a resident of Norton most of her life. She taught in rural area schools and the Norton schools. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and Historical and Genealogical Societies. Her husband, Oilman Everett, died in 1987. Survivors include a son, J. Morgan of Houston; a brother, Lee Aksamit of Russell; and two grandsons. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Enfield Funeral Home, Norton, the Rev. Jack Kersenbrock officiating. Burial will be in Norton Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 215 W. Main, Norton 67654. Donald Dean Bredemeier ... 'CLAY CENTER: Dsfthar Bennett :c6LBY;,Kathryn M. Marshall- -. E&8WOWTH: DoHtthy B. Parrlsh KENSINGTON: Glen L Knight MINNEAPOLIS: Anna Mauririe p0nQuit6 , ' ^ MORTONS Lydia Stella Bishop, > .,Esth6r M. Hirfee ••.- •' PHILLIPSBURG: Donald Dean WaKEENEY:, OUT OF STATE /. _ '.',_._ - \firgn Wayne? Dobson, Austin,. Texas, Alice EllzabMhHubleiy Pasadena; daft. V. Fem McGIH^lesa, Ariz. Elizabeth Joyce Thoman, San Antonio Robert Hagan of Crofton, Mo.; four grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren. A memorial service was May 14 at the Marwick Place in Monte Vista Grove Homes. Memorials may be made to the Minneapolis First Presbyterian Church or Monte Vista Grove Homes, 2889 San Pasqual, Pasadena. Glen L. Knight PHILLIPSBURG — Donald Dean Bredemeier, 69, Phillipsburg, died Friday, May 8, 1998, at Phelps Memorial Hospital, Holdrege, Neb. Mr. Bredemeier was born March 8, 1929, in Phillips County and was a lifelong resident of the area. He was a farmer. Survivors include a brother, Gerald of rural Phillipsburg; and a sister, Elizabeth Brobst of rural Stockton. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, Phillipsburg, Pastor Joel Hiesterman officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery with military rites by Myers-Hesler Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1360, Phillipsburg. Memorials may be made to Kansas State University Cancer Research or Phillips County Hospital for equipment. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and Sunday and after 9 a.m. Monday at the .chapel, 1115 Second, Phillipsburg 67661. Virgil Wayne Dobson AUSTIN, Texas — Virgil Wayne Dobson, 73, Austin, died Wednesday, May 6,1998, at Austin. Mr. Dobson was born Aug. 15, 1924, at Hays, Kan. He was a realtor. Survivors include his wife, Fern Bessieann of Austin. The service will be at 1 p.m. Mountain Time Tuesday in Sharon Springs, Kan., Cemetery, the Rev. Paul McNall officiating with Masonic rites by Sharon Springs Masonic Lodge 417, Visitation will from 10 a.m. to time of service Tuesday at Koons Funeral Home, 403 N. Gardner, Sharon Springs 67758. Esther M. Henze NORTON — Esther Mary Bender Henze, Norton, died Wednesday, May 6,1998, at Andbe Home. Enfield Funeral Home, Norton, is handling arrangements. Alice Elizabeth Hubler PASADENA, Calif. — Alice Elizabeth Hubler, 86, Pasadena, died April 29, 1998, at Monte Vista Grove Homes Health Center, Pasadena. Mrs. Hubler was born Alice Elizabeth Hagan on Nov. 21, 1911, at Richfield, Neb. She taught school in rural Nebraska and was a minister's wife serving at various churches including the First Presbyterian Church at Delphos, Kan., and Minneapolis, Kan. She was a member of Calvary Presbyterian Church, South Pasadena. Survivors include her husband, Dr. Kenneth; two sons, David of Harrisonburg, Va., and Rob of Minneapolis; two sisters, Eudora Jarka of Newark, Del., and Jean Miller of Carlsbad; a brother, KENSINGTON — Glen L. Knight, 76, Kensington, died Thursday, May 7, 1998, at the Phillips County Hospital, Phillipsburg. Mr. Knight was born Oct. 12, 1921, at Hildreth, Neb., and was a lifelong resident of the Kensington area. He was a farmer, truck driver, custodian and lineman for Bell Telephone. He was a member of American Legion Fred Marran Post 166, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1141, Western Star Masonic Lodge 0174 and Isis Nomads, Salina. Survivors include his wife, Doris of Kensington; two sons, Jerry of Loveland, Colo., and Terry of North Platte, Neb.; two daughters, Glenda Ratliff and Cindy Beckman, both of Smith Center; a brother, Dick of Des Plaines, 111.; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Athol United Church of Christ, the Rev. Dale McCain officiating. Burial will be in Germantown Cemetery, Kensington. Memorials may be made to United Church of Christ or Isis Shrine, Salina. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Simmons Mortuary, 117 N. Main, Kensington 66951. Dorothy B. Parrish ELLSWORTH — Dorothy B. Parrish, 82, Ellsworth, died Friday, May 8, 1998, at the Ellsworth County Hospital, Ellsworth. Mrs. Parrish was born Dorothy B. Colville on July 1,1915, in Cass County, Mo., and was a lifelong resident of Ellsworth. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Ellsworth. Her husband, Guy, died in 1973. Survivors include a son, Robert of Little River; a daughter, Patricia Munoz of Kanopolis; seven grandchildren; and 13 great- grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth, the Rev. Earl Estill officiating. Burial will be in Ellsworth Memorial Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Ellsworth County Memorial Hospital Fund Drive. Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday and after 8 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, 307 N. Lincoln, Ellsworth 67439. Anna Maurine Penquite MINNEAPOLIS — Anna Maurine Penquite, 91, Minneapolis, died Thursday, May 7,1998, at the Delphos Rest Home. Mrs. Penquite was born Anna Maurine Campbell on Feb. 9,1907, at Denver and was a resident of rural Minneapolis before moving to Silver Lake and returning to Minneapolis in 1933. She taught school at Silver Lake and served as a deacon at the First Presbyterian Church, Minneapolis. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Joseph, in 1985 and a son, John Bruce Davis in 1992. Survivors include a son, Joseph "Bill" of Olathe; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. A private funeral will be at Shields Funeral Home. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. to noon Monday at the funeral home, 405 Argyle, Minneapolis 67467. Hot rods / Cars will get fixed up in Goodland stop Joe Rhoades Kathryn M. Marshall COLBY — Kathryn M. Marshall, 71, Colby, died Thursday, May 7, 1998, at Lantern Park Manor, Colby. Mrs Marshall was born Kathryn M. Krizek on March 26, 1927, at Jennings and was a resident of the Rexford area before moving to Colby. She was a homemaker. Her husband, Samuel, died on April 17,1997. Survivors include a son, Wayne of Hays; a brother, Merlin Krizek of McCook, Neb.; two sisters, Lillian Sammons of Citrus Heights, Calif., and Lucille Shuler of Selden; and two grandsons. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Rexford Community Church, Pastor Gary Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Rexford Cemetery. Memorials may be made to American Heart Association. Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Pauls Funeral Home, Selden 67757, and from 9 a.m. to time of service Monday at the church. V. Fern McGill MESA, Ariz. — V. Fern McGill, 66, Mesa, died Monday, May 4, 1998, at Mesa Lutheran Hospital, Mesa. Mrs. McGill was born V. Fern Wadeking on Oct. 13, 1931, at Sorento, 111., and was a resident of New Mexico, California and Superior, Neb., before moving to Mesa. Her husband, Bill, died in 1992. Survivors include two sons, Roger of Lakewood, Colo., and Michael of Peoria; two daughters, Carol Adams of Tempe and Deborah Cooan of Flagstaff; four sisters, Viola Hopkins of Brighton, 111., Madge Taylor of Bethalto, Ill- Dorothy Walker of Athens, Texas and Vicky Mull of Lakewood; four brothers, Charles Wadeking of Godfrey, 111.. Oren Wadeking of Hartford, 111., Jimmy Wadeking of Bethalto and Calvin Wadeking of Paradise, Calif.; and nine grandchildren. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at Megrue-Price Funeral Home Chapel, Superior, the Rev. L. Patterson Culligan officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Superior. Memorials may be made to Cancer Research in care of the family, 413 E. Carter Drive, Tempe 85282. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to time of service today at the funeral home, 750 N. Commercial, Superior, Neb. 68978. WaKEENEY — Joe Rhoades, WaKeeney, died Friday, May 8, 1998, at Trego-Lemke Memorial Hospital. Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney, is handling arrangements. Elizabeth Joyce Thoman SAN ANTONIO — Elizabeth Joyce Thoman, 63, San Antonio, died Tuesday, May 5,1998, at University Hospital, San Antonio. Mrs. Thoman was born Elizabeth Joyce Grounds on Dec. 20, 1934, at Glasco, Kan., and was a resident of Concordia, Kan., before moving to San Antonio in 1964. She was waitress at West Side Inn, Concordia, and a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Richard of San Antonio; five sons, Mark, Loren, Neal, Kelly and Troy, all of San Antonio; a daughter, Sherry Grinnell of Dallas; four brothers, Stanley Grounds of Concordia, Clarence Wayne Grounds of New Port News, Va., John Grounds of Macon, Mo., and Sheldon Grounds of Parsons, Kan.; two sisters, Ada Smith of Riverside, Calif., and Esther Naillieux of Concordia; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Nutter Mortuary Chapel, Concordia, Richard Brooks officiating. Burial will be in Glasco Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Elizabeth Joyce Thoman Memorial Fund. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the chapel, 116 E. Sixth St., Concordia 66901. FROM PAGE A1 Some drivers call in advance to request that Duell have certain types of oil on hand, and he complies. It's grueling work, but Duell loves it. "It's a blast," he said. "The cars are pretty cool. It's amazing the imagination these people have in making the cars. They'll take motors and transmissions from '96 and '97 vehicles and put them into a '52 something and make it operate like the cars we drive today. "It's amazing how they can adapt things and make them work perfectly." Duell started in September restoring a 1976 Pontiac GTO, and he's incorporating many ideas he's gotten from Hot Rod drivers in past years. Come next year, he hopes to drive the GTO to Denver and join the Power Tour caravan to Goodland. Missy Fletcher of Petersen Events in Los Angeles, which coordinates the tour, said the fourth annual event includes many types of cars, from antique cars of the 1930s to 1998 models. In 1994, Purvis said, Chrysler put its prototype Prowler on the tour, two years before the cars were mass produced. Hot Rod challenge The tour started four years ago as a challenge, Fletcher said. Readers of Hot Rod were used to seeing photographs in the magazine of cars Hot Rod editors had rebuilt. But many didn't believe the cars would run. The tour was seen as a way to prove the cars roadworthy. Also, it was a way for the editors to meet readers and to learn of their interests. Thus, readers were invited along. Fletcher said 15 Hot Rod editors, publishers and other staffers are on this year's tour. "They skip from car to car, driving with people," Fletcher said. "That way they can meet and talk to the people who read the magazine." The first tour included 40 drivers who went the distance from California to Michigan. This year, Fletcher estimated more than 450 drivers will complete the trip. But more than 11,000 cars are 7t's a blast. The cars are pretty cool... It's amazing how they can adapt things and make them work perfectly." Stan Duell owner of NAPA Auto Parts store, Goodland expected to join the caravan for portions of the trip, she said. Drivers can join for free at any Interstate entrance ramp. The cars travel about 444 miles a day, stopping every 100 miles for gasoline, Fletcher said. "Muscle cars aren't known for their good gas mileage," she said of the frequent stops. Each evening, the cars park in another town, and spectators are invited to look over the hot rods and talk to the drivers. Fletcher said musical entertainment and children's games are offered, and catered dinners are available for people who've registered. "Every driver is more than willing to talk about his car," Fletcher said. "Ninety percent of them restored the cars themselves." In the first year of the tour, Fletcher said, organizers tried to operate as a caravan, with all the cars together all the time. But with 500 to 1,000 cars, that's almost impossible. Still, every car stops at the same place for gasoline within about half an hour, which Fletcher admits is "nuts." "We usually call ahead and let people know what time we're coming, and we let the restaurants know," Fletcher said. "Otherwise, we just drive people nuts, and they just want to shoot us." How to see the cars Salinans will be afforded the opportunity to see how those 500 to 1,000 cars accomplish the gas-up chore. The drivers are scheduled to fill their tanks at gas stations at Ninth Street and Interstate 70 about 10 a.m. Tuesday, Fletcher said. The station operators hadn't been notified as of Friday afternoon, but Aaron Burr, manager of Bosselman Travel Center at 1944 N. Ninth, is sure his employees can handle the rush. "They hit us, Petro 2 — all of us — on a Saturday last year, and ,• they didn't notify us," Burr said. - ;' "We managed. They just all pulled • (' up to the fuel desk, and we ran-; them through as fast as we could. "•' "They were lined up for the -4 pumps, but they were good about pulling forward when they were done and coming in and paying." . ; ; Burr said the truck drivers who i happened to be at Bosselman at > the time enjoyed taking a gander. • at the cars. • << Lt. Stephen Ragan of the Kansas- Highway Patrol said spectators, ; should be careful where they . stand if they want to watch the-'., show. Pedestrians aren't allowed on the Interstate, but may stand on the grass beyond the exit ramps. ' Standing on the overpass at • Hedville Road, west of Salina, also is a possibility, Ragan said. ' • In Goodland, Purvis said people" line the overpasses and the city streets to see the cars. Purvis expects the tour cars to fill the vocational-technical school's main parking lots, but he invites spectators to park else- , where and join the fun. "They just might have to walk a block or two," he said. In past years, tour participants have pretty much taken over the town, renting all the motel rooms and filling the restaurants. This year is no exception. Callers wanting motel rooms for Monday night are being referred to Colby and Oakley, Purvis said. Purvis said the tour's stop at the school is "a wonderful recruiting tool." Besides that, it's just good fun, he said. So much fun that Purvis plans to join the action. He'll hop in his restored 1960 El Camino and make the trek with the group from Goodland to Kansas City, Mo. "If the car will make it, that is," he said with a laugh. ON THE RECORD Hospital report Municipal court CORRECTION Because of a Journal error, a story in Friday's edition was incorrect in saying that the Rev. Fred Phelps would preach to United Methodists at their Kansas West Annual Conference in Salina later this month. Phelps, a Topekan known for his anti-gay crusade, plans to protest at the conference, where he has no official involvement. T TWIN MURDER Salina Regional Health Center PENN ADMISSIONS — None. SANTA FE ADMISSIONS — Jennifer A. Abernathy, Gerald J. Dinkel, Jami N. Hemmy, Melanie D. Horniman, Thomas E. Millikin, Stephanie Mulder, Irene J. Sandow and Catherine L. Shively, all of Salina; William G. Howser, Abilene; Byron J. Elliott, Assaria; Marilyn J. Lambert, Assaria; Ruth M. Kaufman, Belleville; Lori L. Cook, Concordia; Dolores H. Serrien, Lincoln; Charles T. Lonberger, Minneapolis; Dorothy V. Sanderson, Solomon. DISMISSALS — Jacquelyn L. Kack, Jennifer J. Main, Thomas E. Millikin, Gladys Williams and James R. Wilson, all of Salina; Susan F. Cooper, Brookville; Jack V. Freisner, Kanopolis; Juli A. Capps, New Cambria; Doris Ann Aiken, Oakhill; Keri L. Base, Solomon; Charles E. Smith, White City. Births GIRLS: Paul and Melanie Horniman, Salina, 7 Ibs. 9 ozs., born May 8. Jeffery and Lori Cook, Concordia, 6 Ibs. 12 os., born May 8. BOY: Stephanie Mulder, Salina, 7 Ibs. 3 ozs., born May 7. Police blotter THEFTS — A Sony Play Station and a videocassette recorder belonging to Mark S. Clausen were taken from 1514 Kiowa between 7:30 a.m. and 5:45 p.m. Thursday; $600 loss. A1987 Oldsmobile Calais belonging to Nicole A. Bogart was taken from 1717 W. Crawford between 10 p.m. Tuesday and 7:45 p.m. Thursday; $2,500 loss. DUI CONVICTIONS — William L. Wilson, 48,120 W. Ellsworth, one year in jail, probation granted for one year after serving five days, $500 fine, $25 court costs, $125 alcohol evaluation fee. Timothy Martin Streit, 36, 661 S. Ninth, six months in jail, probation granted for one year, $200 fine, $25 court costs, $125 alcohol evaluation fee. Murray Moffett, 41, 1122 Windsor, one year in jail, probation granted for one year after serving five days, $500 fine, $25 court costs, $125 alcohol evaluation fee. John Paul Morris, 43, 959 S. Santa - Fe, one year in jail, probation granted for one year after serving five days, $500 fine, $25 court costs. DUI DIVERSION — Kelly Jo Dunn, 31, 1950 Page, was granted diversion from prosecution for driving under the influence. She was sentenced to perform 10 hours of community service and to pay the following: $200 fine, $25 court costs, $125 alcohol evaluation fee and $175 diversion fee. Animal shelter These animals were picked up May 7 at the locations listed and taken to the Saline County Animal Shelter, 1960 W. Old Highway 40. Phone 8266535. DOGS — Tan female shepherd mix with black collar, 500 block of Montrose; tri-color male coonhound with orange collar, 100 block of North Powers; black and white male heeler and border collie mix, 500 block of East Stimmel Road; black and tan male keeshund mix, 200 block of North Penn Avenue; brown and white male pit bull, 1400 block of Pawnee Avenue; black male Chihuahua. 200 block of South 11th Street. CATS — Gray and black female with short hair, Sundowner West. 'Evil twin' sentenced for murdering sister By The Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. — Rejecting pleas for leniency and a new trial, a judge Friday sentenced a woman to 26 years to life in prison for conspiring to kill her twin sister in what became known as the "evil twin" case. Jeen "Gina" Han, 24, convicted in November with two teen-agers, told the judge before sentencing that she never had any intention of killing her sister, Sunny Han. "I'm deeply sorry for everything that has happened," she said tearfully, adding that she loved her sister. But Superior Court Judge Eileen Moore said, "It is obvious Ms. Han is a danger to society, particularly against her family. She has repeatedly committed crimes against her family." Jeen Han and the two teen-age accomplices were convicted of TODAY'S SCRIPTURE "Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.". — Romans 13:10 conspiracy to commit murder, residential burglary and false imprisonment. Jeen Han also was convicted of commercial burglary and being a felon in possession of a firearm. FRIDAY'S DRAWINGS DAILY PICK 3 8-9-0 CASH 4 LIFE 32-37-64-66 Joseph D. Berkley Joseph Dallas Berkley, 84, j Bennington, died Monday, May 4, 1998 at Salina Regional Health Center, Salina, Kansas. Mr. Berkley was born March 7, 1914, in Madison Township in Lincoln County, Kansas. He was the eighth of eleven children born to Robert Harvey Berkley, Sr. and Clara Mae Greeriway Berkley. He graduated from a Lincoln County Elementary School and the Glendale Higli School. Following graduation he farmed anil then enrolled in the Salt City Business College, Hutchinson, Kansas. After completion of the business course he became Cashier of the Swift and Company, Salina, Kansas. When World War Two was declared, he volunteered in the Army and trained at Fort Lawton, near Seattle, Washington. His assignment for active duty was in South Pacific - Okinawa, Phillipines and New Guinea. He completed his enlistment and was discharged October 3, 1945. Five Berkley family members purchased the Bennington State Bank and Joe became Cashier of the bank in 1946. In June, 1954 Joe married Ester Gustafson and they made their home in Bennington. In December 1967 the older Berkley's sold the bank to the next generation and in April, 1968 Joe purchased the Talmage State Bank. He and Ester managed the bank until June 30, T 1980 when they retired to their farm I at Bennington. Their retirement « years were spent traveling. Joe was I a director of the Bennington State { Bank, Member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Salina, Kansas and a member of the Salina Country Club. His survivors include his wife, Ester of the home, one brother, Harold, Great Bend, and three sisters, Minnie Rosser, Rossville, Helen Webb, Solomon.and Ruth Suelter, Salina, and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, May 12,1998, 2:00 pm at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 7th and Mulberry, Salina. Pastor Loren Mai officiating. No Visitation. The Body has been cremated. Memorials may be made to the Bennington Ambulance and EMT, or American Diabetes Association. Geisendorf-Rush Smith Funeral Home, Salina is handling arrangements.

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