The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on January 20, 1996 · Page 7
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Salina, Kansas
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THE SALINA JOURNAL NEWS SATURDAY, JANUARY 20, 1996 A? DEATHS & FUNERALS T BANK ROBBERY Ervin A. Beck LEONARDVILLE — Ervin A. Beck, 90, Leonardville, died Saturday, Jan. 13,1996, at his home. Mr. Beck was born July 11,1905, at Natoma and .was a longtime Leonardville resident. He was a farmer and a member of the Alert Covenant Church, north of Leonardville.' He was preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle on Sept. 8,1995, and a daughter, Connie Beck in 1957. Survivors include two sons, Leon of Fort Worth, Texas, and Loren of Topeka; a daughter, Dolores Renner of Leonardville; a brother; Harold of Natoma; a sister, Patience Maupin of Grants Pass, Ore.; 13 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. The funeral was Tuesday at the Alert Covenant Church, north of Leonardville, the Rev. Dwight Diller officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, east of Green. Memorials may be made to the church. Holmes-Pfeifley Funeral Home, 303 S. Broadway, Riley 66531, was in charge of arrangements. Lorene Behrends ^ WEBBER — Lorene Behrends, 76, Webber, died Thursday, Jan. 18, 1996, at Brodstone Memorial Nuckolls County Hospital, Superior, Neb, Mrs. Behrends was born Lorene Hobelman on June'21, 1919, at Deshler, Neb. She was a member of Webber Methodist Church, Ladies Aid and Ladies Extension Club. Survivors include her husband, Clarence of Webber; three sons, Richard of Webber, Glen of Courtland and Steven of Houston; two daughters, Barbara Daniels of Laurel, Md., and Judy Squires of Austin, Texas; a brother, Wilmore Hobelman of Sutton, Neb.; two sisters, LuEtta Braun of Superior, Neb., and Florence Calder of Lincoln, Neb.; and six grandchildren. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Megrue-Price Funeral Home Chapel, Superior, Neb., Pastor Joan Gaines officiating. Burial will be in Webber Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 750 N. Commercial, Superior, Neb. 68978. Lynn F. Delehoy HESSTON — Lynn P. Delehoy, 77, Hesston, died Thursday, Jan. 18,1996, at Hutchinson Hospital. Mr. Delehoy was born Aug. 31, 1918, at Wymore, Neb., and was a Hesston resident since 1985, moving from Hutchinson. He was a Wesleyan Methodist minister and child evangelist, retiring in 1968. He was a member of Wesleyan Methodist Church, Hutchinson. His wife, Buena E., died in 1994. Survivors include two sons, Gary L. of Hutchinson and Ray L. of Partridge; two brothers, Ben of Elburn, 111., and Lloyd of Prescott Valley, Ariz.; a sister, Darlene Yeager of Grant Park, 111.; and four grandchildren. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Johnson and Sons Memorial Chapel, Hutchinson, the Revs. Charles Kaufmann and Wilford Kaufmann officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Hutchinson. Memorials may be made to Hephzibah Children's Home. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 300 E. 30th, Hutchinson 67502. Paul R. Fahrbach BELLEVILLE — Paul R. Fahrbach, 82, Belleville, died Thursday, Jan. 18, 1996, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Lawrence. Mr. Fahrbach was born Feb. 8, 1913, at Grantville and was a lifelong area resident. He was a retired owner and operator of a grocery store in Belleville. He was a past president of the Kiwanis Club and lieutenant governor of District Four, both of Belleville; past exalted ruler of Belleville Elks Club; a knights .templar and member of the Masonic Lodge No. 129 of Belleville; and a member of the ISIS Shrine of Salina, Concordia Elks Club, Republic County Association for Retarded Citizens, board of directors of the Occupational Center of Central Kansas and the Methodist Church of Belleville, Survivors include his wife, Elsie of the home; two daughters, Phyllis Strnad of Scandia and Ann Branden of Lawrence; two broth- MaiyJeah Stevens • . *• *',-^l >•• * T BELLEVILLE: Paul R. Fahrbach .CdLMMo^UDlto-- --' HESSTON: Lyhrf fe Delehoy', HUTCHlHSON: Patricia Moort : Myite Lobto|s r MANKATO: Mary M, Sorrells OAKLEYrWaclelyn Wlnterecheldf : TOPEKA: Edna Mae Pugh VICTORIA: Anthohi/ C. Walter/,, WAKEENEY: Bertha Stafks WEBBER! Lorene Behrends . OUTOFSTATE -"' Olive N. Hicks, B/enham, fexas Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and Sunday at Tibbetts-Fischer, 1104 20th St., Belleville 66935. Olive N. Hicks BRENHAM, Texas — Olive N. Hicks, 92, Brenham, died Wednesday, Jan. 17,1996. Mrs. Hicks was born Olive Neal on Aug; 12,1903, in the Oklahoma Territory and was a former resident of Goodland, Kan. She taught school in Colorado and was a member of Pleasant Home Church, Beaver Valley Home Demonstration Unit, Research Club and Order of the Eastern Star. She was preceded in death by her husband, W.H. "Bill." Survivors include a daughter, Luanne Schmedemann of Bryan; a grandson; and two great-grand- childen. The service will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Goodland Cemetery, the Rev. Jim Cress officiating. Memorials may be made to Pleasant Home Church. Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Koons Funeral Chapel, 211 N. Main, Goodland, Kan. 67735. Myrle Loomis JEWELL — Myrle Loomis, Jewell, 95, died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 1996, at Hilltop Lodge, Beloit. Mrs. Loomis was born Myrle Harbert on Dec. 6,1900, northwest of Randall and was a longtime area resident. She was a homemaker. Her husband, Ray, died in 1977. Survivors include a son, Wesley of Knoxville, Iowa; three daughters, Maxine McCune of Jewell, Leona Rominger of Bentonville, Ark., and Sue Creitz of Beloit; four sisters, Alma Risher of Jewell, Ellen Grindle of Hill City, May Pratt of Seattle and Emma Graff of Beloit; 20 grandchildren; 20 step- grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; 13 stepgreat-grandchildren; and 16 great-great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Trinity United Methodist Church, Jewell, the Rev. Terry Mayhew officiating. Burial will be in Jewell Cemetery. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Kleppinger Funeral Home, 409 Broadway, Jewell 66949. Patricia Moore HUTCHINSON — Patricia Moore, 44, Hutchinson, died of a stroke Monday, Jan. 15, 1996, at Hutchinson Hospital. Mrs. Moore was born Patricia Walker on May 11,1951, at Topeka and was a longtime Hutchinson resident. She was a homemaker and a day-care provider and a member of First Presbyterian Church, Newton. Survivors include her husband, LaVern of the home; two daughters, Tara Heimerman and Lacy Moore, both of Hutchinson; her mother, June Walker of Salina; three sisters, Cheryl Heier of Great Bend, Karen Quiring of Hutchinson and Joyce Walker of Kansas City, Mo.; and a grandchild. The funeral was Thursday at Tenth Avenue United Methodist Church, Hutchinson, the Rev. Roy Nelson officiating. Burial was in Fairlawn Burial Park, Hutchinson. Memorials may be made to the Patricia Moore Memorial Fund. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home, 300 E. 30th, Hutchinson 67501, handled arrangements. Mora LeDella "Rae" Price COLBY — Mora LeDella "Rae" Pfalser Price, 86, Colby, died and a stepson, Harry Lee Price. Survivors include two sons, Eugene of Brewster and Donald of Norfork, Ark.; a daughter, Donna Coleen Crumrine of Brewster; a sister, Claryce Yardley of Hutchinson; two stepbrothers, Vernon Ralston of Liberal and Roy Ralston of Pratt; a stepsister, Ruth Arnold of Liberal; five half sisters, Wanda Fagan of Dumas, Texas, Crystal Chase of Cordova, Tenn., Norma Chase of Houston, Elda Barker of Solana Beach, Calif, and Patricia Dillion of Littleton, Colo.; two half brothers, John Norris of Pampa, Texas, and Dean Norris of Hutchinson; eight grandchildren; and 14 great- grandchildren. *> The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Mountain time Monday at Koons Funeral Chapel, Goodland, the Rev. Gary Clayton officiating. Burial will be in the Brewster Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Church of Christ in Goodland. Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday and before the service Monday at the funeral chapel, 211 North Main, Goodland 67735. Edna Mae Pugh TOPEKA — Edna Mae Pugh, 94, Topeka, died Jan. 4,1996, at Aldergate Village, Topeka. Miss Pugh was born May 8,1901, in Jewell County and was a Topeka resident since 1963, moving from Jewell County. She had worked at the Pennant Cafeteria and at the United Methodist Home In Topeka. She was a past member of the Evangelical United Brethren Church, rural Esbon and the Grace Methodist Church, Topeka. Survivors include a sister-in- law, Ida Pugh of Belleville; and a nephew. A memorial service was Wednesday at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, 10th St. at Lane, Topeka 66601. A second memorial service will be at 2 p.m. today at the Union Chapel Methodist Church, rural Esbon. Inurnment will be in the Union Cemetery, rural Esbon. Memorials may be made to the Union Chapel Methodist Church. The body was cremated. Mary M. Sorrells MANKATO — Mary M. Sorrells, 86, Mankato, died Thursday, Jan. 18,1996, at Salina Regional Health Center. Kramer Funeral Home, Mankato, is handling arrangements. Bertha Starks WaKEENEY — Bertha Starks, formerly of Lincoln, died Friday, Jan. 19, 1996, at Trego-Lemke Memorial Hospital. Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney, is handling arrangements. Mary Jean Stevens MRS. STEVENS ers, Dean of Wichita and Wayne of ..Thursday, Jan. 18, 1996, at the Oklahoma City; three sisters, Helen Hatfield and Mildred Shank, both of Abilene, and Betty Frigon of Dodge City; five grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; 2 great- grandchildren; and four stepgreat- grandchildren. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the United Methodist Church, Belleville, Paul Morris officiating. Burial will be in Belleville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Republic County Association for Retarded Citizens. Prairie Senior Living Complex, Colby. Mrs. Price was born Mora Norris on July 30, 1909, at Arkalon and moved to Colby in 1994 from Goodland. She also had lived in Wakita, Okla., Newton and had farmed with her husband at Brewster. She was a homemaker and worked in her church, including teaching Sunday school and was a nurse's aid in a private home. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Clinton H. Pfalser in 1974, and Harry Price in 1983; Mary Jean Stevens, 48, Salina, died Friday, Jan. 19, 1996, at Salina Regional Health Center. Mrs. Stevens was born Mary Hedges on Jan. 30,1947, at Salina and was a longtime area resident. She was a data processing manager for Salina Concrete Products for 10 years and had been a bookkeeper for Asbury hospital. She was a member of First Christian Church, Salina, and Social Order of the Beauceant-Assembly 229. Her husband, Jack E., died Jan. 8,1995. Survivors include her mother, Irma Jean Hedges of Salina; two stepsons, Timothy J. Stevens of Houston and Jeffrey Stevens of Des Moines, Iowa; a stepdaughter, Tracey Manson of Madrid, Iowa; two brothers, Tony Hedges of Manassas, Va., and Jerry Lee Hedges of Gladstone, Mo.; and three stepgrandchildren. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Ryan Mortuary, Salina, the Revs. Paul Robbins, Greg Rea and Kim Rea officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park, Salina. Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church or Knight Templar Eye Foundation. Visitation will be from, noon to 5 p.m. today, noon to 9 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday and until the service Tuesday at the mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina 67401. Minnie Studt CONCORDIA — Minnie Studt, 81, Concordia, died Wednesday, Jan. 17,1996, at her home. Mrs. Studt was born Minnie Darrow on April 23, 1914, at Buhl, Idaho. She was a co-owner with her husband in The Studt Truck- line and worked for Matthew Greenhouses and The Flower Gallery. She had been senior regent for Women of the Moose, Concordia, and was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Glasco. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ira R., in 1995 and a granddaughter. Survivors include two sons, Burton of Glasco and Howard Dean of Pahrump, Nev.; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grand- childen; and four stepgreat-grand- children. The "funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Chapel, Concordia, the Rev; Carole Andres officiating. Burial will be in Glasco Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Glasco Ambulance Service. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral chapel, 325 W. Sixth, Concordia 66901. Anthony C. Walter VICTORIA — Anthony C. "Tony" Walter, 66, Victoria, died. Friday, Jan. 19,1996, at Hays Medical Center. Mr. Walter was born June 9, 1929, at Highland, 111. He moved to Victoria hi 1962 from New York. He had worked for AT&T for 40 years and was a member of St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Victoria. He was a member and past commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Victoria. He was a Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. Survivors include a son, Joseph of Hays; three daughters, Paula Rigby of Hays, Catherine Hupach of Hutchinson and Betty Ballard of Walker; three brothers, Vince and Vic, both of Mascoutah, 111. and Charlie of Piano, Texas; two sisters, Laurine Scott of Prescott Valley, Ariz., and Kathy Showalter of Mascoutah; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Victoria, the Rev. Frank X. Grinko officiating. Burial will be in St. Fidelis Cemetery with military services. A vigil service will be at 7:30 p.m. Sunday followed by a Victoria VFW rosary at 8 p.m. at Cline's Mortuary of Hays. Memorials may be made to the Victoria VFW Scholarship Fund. Visitation will be from 7 to.9 p.m. today and 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary, 22nd and Canterbury, Hays 67601. Madelyn Winterscheidt OAKLEY — Madelyn Winterscheidt, 83, Oakley, died Wednesday, Jan. 17,1996, at her home. Mrs. Winterscheidt was born Madelyn McGinty on April 14, 1912, at Seneca and was a longtime area resident. She was a homemaker and school teacher and a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, the Daughters of Isabella and the St. Joseph's Altar Society, all of Oakley. Her husband, Lyle B., died in 1980.' Survivors include a son, Larry L. of Oakley; three daughters, Darlene Colglazier of Longmont, Colo., Norma Burrows of Aurora, Colo., and Debra Campbell of Oakley; three brothers, Clarence McGinty and Leonard McGinty, both of Wichita, and James McGinty of Seneca; three sisters, Teresa Winkler of Seneca, Rita Thompson of Leavenworth and Erma Cox of Wichita; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a great- great-grandchild. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Oakley, the Rev. Roger K. Meitl officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the St. Joseph School. Koster Funeral Home, 217 Freeman, Oakley 67748, is handling arrangements. The Associated Press A sheriff's deputy talks to the bank robber Friday during a blizzard before the episode was ended with the robber being killed. Hostage was held with explosives Police gun down robber after 16-hour standoff in blizzard By The Associated Press HOUGHTON, Mich. — A man strapped explosives to a hostage when his bank robbery attempt went awry, then held police at bay for 16 hours during a blizzard until officers shot him dead Friday. The hostage, bank teller Tracy Immonen, was released unharmed after police detached the explosives. Police would not identify the man, but The Daily Mining Gazette of Houghton said he was John Segreto, 25, a contributor of rambling letters to the paper who had a history of mental illness. The man even called the paper during the standoff. "I want to give a demonstrated proof of good and evil in this world," he said, then hung up. The stalemate began Thursday afternoon when a man with a shotgun tried to rob the MFC First Na- T SIMPSON TRIAL tional Bank in Houghton, a town of 7,500 in the Upper Peninsula. After police arrived, the man fired two shots, hitting a bank employee in the leg, stomach and chest. Lori Raffaelli, 34, was in serious condition Friday at Marquette General Hospital. He then took Immonen and another female employee and left the, building with some money, police said. He released the other, woman, attached "an explosive de-/ vice" to Immonen and put her u\ the back seat of a car. The man tried to drive off, but. police shot at least two of the car's tires and forced it to stop a block, away, just across the street from the police department. .° There they remained, for 16 hours. As police tried to talk the, man out, a blizzard dumped 30' inches of snow and wind chills* plunged to 28 below zero. Immonen said the man kept the, car running through the night. : About 8 a.m. Friday, after he repeatedly refused to give up, the. man was shot. Attorneys get shot at OJ. on Monday Acquitted football star must answer questions for civil proceedings By The Associated Press SANTA MONICA, Calif. — The much-anticipated grilling of O.J. Simpson by lawyers pursuing civil claims against him for the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman is set for Monday, sources said. The judge in the civil case barred lawyers from revealing the date of the deposition, but sources confirmed it Friday. Simpson never took the stand in his criminal trial, which ended in his acquittal in October. He gave SIMPSON his only extensive interview,, about the night of the murders to, t police, and jurors were never told! what he said. Simpson has produced a video-, tape for sale through mail-order in ; which he gives his side of some of'' the issues. The lawyers have demanded to see it, along with all the , outtakes, but the video's produc- • ers filed a motion Friday hoping to delay submission for fear of a leak that would reduce their profits. Two companies Simpson was depending on to help distribute • the video have bailed out, said the i tape's producer, Tony Hoffman. , Simpson's deposition is likely to j! take several days, and then he'll ji still probably have to come back '' for more. Daniel Petrocelli, lawyer for Goldman's family, said lawyers likely j| won't question Simpson at first ij about his finances because many |! documents will be unavailable. ! i ON THE RECORD T MISSING CHILDREN Pictures to be posted at buildings By The Associated Press WASHINGTON — After Jimmy Ryce was abducted in the Miami area last year, his parents posted his picture in public buildings in the desperate hope that someone — anyone — would report seeing' him. In some of the buildings, the pictures were removed. They had not been "authorized." On Friday, as Claudine and Don Ryce watched, President Clinton acted to ensure that won't happen again. He signed an executive order to set aside space in every federal building for such pictures and urged people to inspect them closely. "It's more than a bulletin board you're going to have here. This is a helping hand going out to the parents," Claudine Ryce said. "The child, remember, could be anywhere. They're taken in one location, but they're often taken a thousand miles away." Hospital report Salina Regional Health Center SANTA FE ADMISSIONS — Vivian W. Bumstead, Ralph E. Ellickson, Paidge Marie Jameson, Vickie A. Johnson, Jesse Q. Rodriguez, Goldie Schwerdtfager and Colten Yungeberg, all of Salina; Charles W. Byrd, Bennington; Hans D. Jensen, Scandia. DISMISSALS — Jeffrey L Baliard, Carmen V. Haley and Marlyn J. Herron, Jr., all of Salina; Kurt A. Booe, Ellsworth; Peter J. Bunkers, Solomon; Mary L. Under, Gypsum; Wanda G. Shaw and baby girl, Gypsum; Ashley Shorter, Osborne. Births BOY: - Taya Smith, Salina, twin boys, 5 Ibs. and 3 Ibs. 8ozs., born Jan. 18. Police blotter BURGLARY —Lamone Candy Co., 668 N. Ohio, $5p5 in cash, $200 in metal siding and insulation and a $20 cash box taken between 9 p.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. Friday; $725 loss. 1209 Talley, cash, antique coins and jewelry belonging to Elaine A. Lohf, taken between Jan. 10 and 18; $6,035 loss. District court CHARGED — Chad Randall Anderson, 21, Bennington, charge of felony theft in connection with an incident Aug. 21 at 4564 W. Pleasant Hill. Jeremiah Richard Fortner, 19, Council Bluffs, Iowa, charges of two counts of making a false writing, and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia in connection with incidents between Jan. 4 and Jan. 10. FRIDAY'S DRAWING DAILY PICK 3 5-0-8 LOTTERY SCENE FFWl'M'i Category 4866 TODAY'S SCRIPTURE Municipal Court "He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love." — John 4:8 DUI CONVICTIONS — Martin Wayne Stone, 28, 2768 Bret, convicted of driving under the influence; six months in jail, probation granted for one year after serving five days, $500 tine, $25 court costs. DUI DIVERSIONS — The following were granted diversion from prosecution for driving under the influence. They were required to pay a $200 fine, $25 court costs, $125 alcohol evaluation fee and $175 diversion fee. Kurt Alan Percival, 42, Salina. Jeffrey Carter Hoard, 36, Salina, also to perform 10 hours of community service. Animal shelter These animals were picked up at the locations listed and taken to the Saline County Animal Shelter, 1960 W. Old Highway 40, phone 8266535: DOGS — black and white with orange collar male Spaniel mix, 700 block of Osage; chocolate with blue collar male Lab, 1000 block of Park; black, brown and white with black collar female Heeler/Spaniel mix, 400 block of Anderson. CORRECTION Because of a Journal error, the location of a concert by the Wichita Brass Quintet was incorrect in a headline in Friday's edition. The concert will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Washington United Methodist Church.

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