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THE SALINA JOURNAL DEATHS & FUNERALS TUESDAY, JANUARY 23, 1996 All Dennis E. Anderson OBERLIN — Dennis E. Ander- soif,' 41, Oberlin, died Sunday, Jan 21,1996, at Decatur County Hospital, Oberlin. Mr. Anderson was born May 26, 1954, at Oberlin and .was a longtime area resident;; He was a farmer and rancher and a member of^he Herndon Covenant "Church, Kansas Simmental Association, Rawlins County Fair Board, Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service Board and the Herndon Equity Board. Survivors'include his wife, Gayle of Oberlin; two sons, Jason and Clay, both of the home; a daughter, Kendra of the home; his parents, Gordon and Norma An- defson of Herndon; a brother, Lynn of Atlanta; and a sister, Carol fink of Wamego. £he funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. to.^ay at Pauls Funeral Home, Oberlin, the Rev. Tom Garrison officiating. Burial will be Oberlin Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Herndon Covenant Church or Decaf ur County Fair Foundation Inc. for.the Beef Barn Project. Visitation will be after 8 a.m. today at the funeral home, 121 N. Penn, Oberlin 67749. Pearl E. Boyce EL RENO, Okla. — Pearl E. Boyce, 90, El Reno, died Sunday, Jan. 21,1996, at the El Reno Nursing 1 Home. Mrs. Boyce was born Pearl Combs on Ocfe, 28,1905, at Wynona and was a resident of El Reno siribe 1972, moving from Corpus Christi, Texas, and Herin'gton, Kan. She was a homemaker and operated a ceramic shop in Herington. She was a member of the First Christian Church, El Reno, and a former active member of the First Christian Church, Herington. She was preceded in death by her husband, Otis W. in 1941; and two daughters, Juanita Foust in 1993 and Thelma Jean Boyce in infancy in 1938; •Survivors include two daughters, Genevieve Nuse of El Reno and Darlene Markley of Syracuse, Rah.; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. A, graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Sunset Hill Cemetery, Herington, the Rev. Hugh Floyd officiating. Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church in Herington or El Reno. Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p>% today and from 9 a.m. to 1 pint Wednesday at Donahue Fu- ngnil Home, 404 S. Broadway, Herin|$on 67449. ami R&jth P. Brouhard *&LAY CENTER — Ruth p. Brouhard, 89, Clay Center, died Supday, Jan. 21, 1996, at Medical Lodge, Clay Center. S&s. Brouhard was born Ruth Rc84nd on Dec. 13,1906, at Dubois, Neb., and was a resident of Clay Center for five years. She was a coj)k. Sfie was preceded in death by herjiusband, Thomas, in 1969; and a daughter, Lullia Brouhard, in 1928. Survivors include three sons, Thomas of Eufaula, Okla., Johnathan of Andover and James of Plattesville, Colo.; 12 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Ward Funeral Home, 115 W. Second, Washington 66968, the Rev. Wendall Sack officiating. Burial will be in Washington City Cemetery. There will be no visitation. ">.'. Mary H. Chavez Mary H. Chavez, 69, 537 Saturn, SaJ^na, died Sunday, Jan. 21,1996, at her home. Mrs. Chavez was born Mary Hernandez on May 24, 1926, at Pflugerville, Texas, and was a resident of Salina since 1987, moving from Brookville. She was a home health companion and a member of ^the Firsi, Southern Baptist Church and .the American Association of Retired Persons. She was preceded in death by her .husband, Alfonso Jr., in 1981; and : a son, Alfonso in. Survivors include eight sons, Richard of Philadelphia, Oscar of Hays, Andrew of Manhattan, Paul of Marquette, Victor of Albuquerque, N.M., and Daniel, Rosendo and Felipe, all of Salina; four daughters, Felisjitas "Phyllis" Chavez, Elisa Chavez and Barbara Ste^gis, all of Salina, and Albina Argeo of Brookville; a sister, Ra- mcijnia Rodriguez of Austin, Texas; 24 ; grandchildren; and nine great- graindchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the First Southern Baptist Churph, Salina, the Rev. Glen Davis officiating. Burial will be in the Brookville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Salina or the American Diabetes Foundation. MRS. CHAVEZ Visitation will be at Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina 67401. Adora Mae Bryan TOPEKA — Adora Mae Bryan, 94, Topeka, died Monday, Jan. 1, 1996, at Aldersgate Village Health Unit West, Topeka. Mrs. Bryan was born Adora Tharp on May 31, 1901, near Hutchinson and was a resident of Topeka since 1959. She had been a school teacher and served on the World War n Rationing Board at Syracuse. She had been a nurse's aide at Leavenworth hospitals and served on the board and was a former president of William Small Memorial Home for Aged Women at Leavenworth. Her husband, Hugh C., died in 1988. Survivors include a sister, Olive Ferguson of Wichita. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Wesley Hall at Aldersgate Village in Topeka. Burial will be in Osage City Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Aldersgate Village, Topeka. Parker-Price Mortuary, 245 N.W. Independence, Topeka 66608, is handling arrangements. Velma B. DeBoer PHILLIPSBURG — Velma B. DeBoer, 85, Phillipsburg, died Sunday, Jan. 21,1996, at her home. Mrs. DeBoer was born Velma Staley on Feb. 20,1910, at Bellaire and was a longtime area resident. She was a homemaker and a member of the Prairie View Reformed Church. Her first husband, Melvin Yenne, died in 1949. Survivors include her husband, William of Phillipsburg; a son, Robert Yenne of Arvada, Colo.; six daughters, Myrna Faye Campbell of Great Bend, Elnor Van Der Wege of Lindsborg, Shirley Stut- terheim of Almena, and Lorraine Wells, Carolene Stutterheim and Helen Rae DeBoer, all of Phillipsburg; three sisters, Rena Ford of Lebanon, Elizabeth Sealock of Smith Center and Eva Carpenter of San Diego; 21 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a great- great-grandchild. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Prairie View Reformed Church, the Rev. Paul Copeland officiating. Burial will be at 3 p.m. in Cora Cemetery, north of Lebanon. Memorials may be made to Hospice Sen-ices. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at Olliff-Boeve Chapel, 1115 Second, Phillipsburg 67661, and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Preston Lowdermilk GLEN ELDER — Preston Lowdermilk, 84, Glen Elder, died Monday, Jan. 22,1996, at Hilltop Lodge, Beloit. Mr. Lowdermilk was born May 2, 1911, south of Glen Elder, and was a lifelong area resident. He was a farmer and a member of the Glen Elder United Methodist . Church, Masonic Lodge, Order of Eastern Star, Knights Templar and Isis Shrine. Survivors include his wife, Rachel of the home; a son, John of Marysville; a daughter, Gayle Neff of Bethany, Mo.; and two grandchildren. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Glen Elder United Methodist Church, the Rev. Lyle Shipley officiating. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Knights Templar Sight Foundation. Visitation will be at McDonald Funeral Home, 9io Campbell, Beloit 67420. Velna Mae Lundgren GARDEN CITY — Velna Mae Lundgren, 80, Garden City, died Sunday, Jan. 21, 1996, at Garden City. Mrs. Lundgren was born Velna Picking on March 29, 1915, in Ellsworth County. She was a former printer for Consolidated Printing Cp., Salina, and a member and past president of the American Pressman Association. She was also a member of the American Business Women's Association. Survivors include a son, Dennis of Parsons; two sisters, Veneita Barrett of Salina and LaVon Sper- ling of Tulsa, Okla.; and five grandchildren. A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Roselawn Memorial Park, Salina, the Rev. Barry Williams officiating. Memorials may be made to the Alzeiheimer's Support Group of Salina. Visitation will be at the Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina 67401. Margueritte A. Mollerstrom COLBY — Margueritte A. Mollerstrom, 101, Colby, died Sunday, Jan. 21, 1996, at Prairie Senior Living Complex, Colby. Mrs. Mollerstrom was born Margueritte Sible on July 24,1894, at Omaha, Neb., and was a lifelong Colby resident. She was a homemaker and a member of the Colby United Methodist Church and Retired Senior Volunteer Program. Her husband, Oscar W., died in 1969.. Survivors include a son, Bill of Belleville; two daughters, Evelyn Johnson and Ruth Fortier, both of Colby; a sister, Alice Harrison of Colby; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Beulah Cemetery, Colby, the Rev. Gene Shoemaker officiating. Memorials may be made to the Prairie Senior Living Complex. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Harrison Chapel, 190 S. Franklin, Colby 67701. Leila M. Prickett McPHERSON — Leila M. Prickett, 62, McPherson, died Saturday, Jan. 20, 1996, at the Lindsborg Community Hospital, Lindsborg. , Mrs. Prickett was born Leila Johnson on Dec. 2, 1933, at Cleburne and lived in McPherson for 25 years, moving from Lindsborg. She was a homemaker and a member of the Evangelical Covenant Church, Lindsborg. Her husband, Donald, died in 1992. Survivors include three sons, Dennis of McPherson, Kevin of Salina and Billy of Sacramento, Calif.; two daughters, Karleen Wheeler of Salina and Dawna Prickett of McPherson; a brother, Robert L. Johnson of Lindsborg; eight grandchildren; and a great- grandchild. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Evangelical Covenant Church, Lindsborg, the Rev. Jeff Waugh officiating. Burial will be in the Elmwood Cemetery, Lindsborg. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Thursday, with the family receiving friends from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Hays Funeral Home, Washington and Lincoln, Lindsborg 67456. Ollie F. Rinard WOODWARD, Okla. — Ollie F. Rinard, 99, Woodward, died Saturday, Jan. 6, 1996, at Vici Nursing Home. Mrs. Rinard was born Ollie Gutscher on April 9, 1896, near Burr Oak, Kan. She was a practical nurse and a member of the First United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, the Rose Unit of the Garden Club and the L.D. Sewing Club. She was preceded in death by her husband, William; a daughter, Evelyn Rinard; a grandson; and a great-grandson. Survivors include a son, William; Jr. of Westminister, Colo.; a daughter, Treva Hedges of Vici; 10 grandchildren; 19 great- grandchildren; and a great-great- grandchild. A graveside service was v jan. 11 at Elmwood Cemetery, the Rev. Clyde Irving officiating. Zwanziger Stecher Funeral Home, 1322 Eighth, Woodward 73801, was in charge of arrangements. LJ. "Bud" Thornburg GOODLAND — L.J. "Bud" Thornburg, 74, Goodland, died Friday, Jan. 19,1996, at his home. Mr. Thornburg was born July 6, 1921, in Osborne County and was a longtime Goodland resident. He was a self-employed mechanic and worked for Caldwell's Inc. for many years as a carpenter and general laborer. He was preceded in death by an infant son. Survivors include his wife, Lillian of the home; three sons, Gerald and Bill, both of Goodland, and Larry of Apple Valley, Calif.; a daughter, Norma Kuehler of Houston; his mother, Dolly Mae Thornburg of Denver; a sister, Lorna Fredrick of Denver; six grandchildren; and six great- grandchildren. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Mountain time today at Koons Funeral Chapel, 211 N. Main, Goodland 67735, the Rev. Dave Davis officiating. Memorials may be made to the Northwest Kansas Animal Shelter. V ABORTION Annual protest Abortion opponents march to Supreme Court By MARCY GORDON The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Emboldened by the Republican majority in Congress, tens of thousands of yelling, chanting abortion opponents marched %n protest to the Supreme Court building Monday, the 23rd anniversary of the court's decision legalizing most abortions. * The marchers used the annual protest to exhort President Clinton to sign legislation limiting a woman's legal right to end a pregnancy. Advancing along Constitution Avenue to Capitol Hill, demonstrators chanted repeatedly: "What do we want? Life! When do we want it? Now!" As they demonstrated, however, the Supreme Court dealt a new blow to efforts to enact new abortion curbs. Without comment, the justices refused to let Pennsylvania set strict reporting rules that must be satisfied before Medicaid funds can be paid for abortions sought by victims of rape or incest or by women for whom giving birth would endanger their lives. An estimated 60,000 people participated in the march, U.S. Park Police spokeswoman Sandra Alley said. The March for Life Fund, the, event organizer, said about 125,000 took part. An anti-abortion march in Washington in April 1990 drew the biggest crowd, an estimated 200,000, in response to an abortion-rights gathering a year earlier attended by 300,000. Clinton threatens an election- year veto of Congress' first attempt to prohibit an abortion procedure since the landmark 1973 decision in Roe vs. Wade. The bill, which bans a rare process used late in pregnancy, passed the Senate last month by a 54-44 vote. Republican presidential hopeful Rep. Robert Dornan of California told Monday's crowd that with elections scheduled in 288 days, the abortion foes' mission The Associated Press Steam rises from a heat grate as abortion opponents rally near the Supreme Court Monday In Washington, D.C. "above and beyond everything is to get a pro-life person into the job as executive leader of the free world." ' '• In the Supreme Court building, the justices refused without comment to let Pennsylvania apply new restrictive reporting rules for Medicaid-funded abortions sought by women whose pregnancies resulted from rape or incest or whose life would be endangered by giving birth. Pennsylvania law would have allowed Medicaid-funded abortion, only when rape or incest that caused a pregnancy had been reported to the police or when a doctor with no financial stake in the procedure certified that an only abortion would save a woman's life. Stovall / AG stumps for change FROM PAGE A1 months, and then it takes many times before they even begin serving a sentence," McKenna said. Stovall also voiced support for a bill that would mean a person convicted a second time of a sex offense would receive a mandatory 40-year sentence without parole. Enhanced sentences for sexual offenders is seen as an alternative to the sexual predator law under review by the Supreme Court. Under that law, those judged by mental health experts to fit the profile of sexual predators can be committed to a mental hospital indefinitely after serving their prison sentence., A Saline County district judge last year declared the law unconstitutional, in part because it punishes a person twice for the same crime. The state's high court is examining the law. Among other proposals Stovall advocates are: • Tougher enforcement of protection orders and creation of a new crime of invasion of privacy for those who violate those orders. • Making it mandatory that law enforcement officers seize weapons they see when answering domestic violence calls, but not permitting searches for weapons. Stovall conceded those who oppose gun controls might fight this proposal. • Removing the current exemption in the law that prevents charging a spouse in a domestic violence incident. • Allowing juvenile court judges discretion to order juvenile sex of- fenders to register with the county sheriffs office upon their release from custody. Two of her proposals would hit people in their pocketbooks: One would increase the state's marriage license fee from $40 to $100, thereby increasing the amount of money dedicated to the Protection from Abuse Fund from about $500,000 a year to $1.25 million. The other would fine convicted sex offenders an additional $100, with proceeds going to finance sexual assault programs. • Stovall has no estimate how much this would generate, but s}ie noted there are about 1,700 sex offenders in prison in Kansas. The Associated Press contributed to this report. ON THE RECORD Hospital report Salina Regional Health Center ADMISSIONS: Wayne T. Beck, Rogers L. Carlson, Nichole S. Evans, Caleb John Grandy, Maxine E. Lawrence, Laura Rico and Crystal Williams; all of Salina; Velora Kay Boden, Beloit; John A. Bergman, Mankato; David L. Dick, Lucas; Marie A. Gonzolas, Herington; Alex Herbel, Lucas; Lindsay R. Kirk, Tescott; Jozette S. Martin, Lincoln; and Dorothy Irene Wang, Clay Center. DISMISSALS: Helen L Dyke, Esther M. Hunter, Donn A. Lainson, Pochop Stolfus baby boy, Jacob Stewart and Bryant W. Whidden, all of Salina; Amelia K. Jacobs, Wichita; Betty Piper, Herington; Debra J. Scheibler and baby girl, Abilene; Junior M- Timmons, Smith Center; and Henry J. Trzicky, Munden. Births GIRLS: Charles and Nichole S. Evans, Salina, 6 Ibs. 6 oz., born Jan. 22. Gerald and Laura Rico, Salina, 7 TODAY'S SCRIPTURE "Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up." —James 4:10 Ibs. 1 oz., born Jan. 22. Lindsay R. Kirk, Tescott, 7 Ibs. 5 oz., born Jan. 22. BOY: Scott W. and Jozette S. Martin, Lincoln, 7 Ibs. 4 oz., born Jan. 22. Police Wottep VEHICLE BURGLARIES — Two amplifiers, three speakers and other stereo equipment belonging to Jason R. Langen taken from his vehicle while it was parked at 607 Oakdale between 2 and 3:10 a.m. Monday and the driver's door lock was punched out, the door handle was broken and the dash was torn; $125 damage, $450 loss. Twenty-one 65-pound boxes of steaks belonging to WW Express Inc. were taken from a vehicle parked at 2140 W. Crawford between 12:05 a.m. and noon Sunday; $2,000 loss. Cassette radio, ring, clothes, two pair shoes, 20 cassette tapes and cash belonging to Jennifer A. Elsey were taken from her car while the car was parked at 366 N. Columbia between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday; $655 loss. Hres RESIDENTIAL - A spark in the fireplace ignited chimney boxing on the roof of the hpme of David Lilly, 102 Irene, at 7:08 p.m. Friday, causing about $2,500 in damage to the roof. 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 826-6535. DOGS — Black and white female Labrador mix, 1200 block of North Ninth Street; fawn and black male pug, 1300 block of North .Ninth Street; white and black male Dalmation, 4400 block of Thorstenburg Road; black, blue, merle tan male Australian shepherd mix, 1600 block of Beverly; black, brown and white male Bassett with purple collar, 1300 block of East North Street; black, brown and white male terrier with brown leather collar, 900 block of South Ninth; liver and white male German shorthair, 2100 block of Wesley. MOMMY'S DMWilG DAILY PICK 3 5-8-4 LOTTERY SCENE Category 4866 Salina Concrete Products will be closed Tuesday, January 23, 1996 from 1:30 pm-3:00 pm So that our employees may attend the funeral of our friend and colleague J Mary Stevens

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