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THE SALINA JOURNAL NEWS .SUNDAY, JANUARY 28, 1996 A9 DEATHS & FUNERALS V SIAMESE TWINS Harold Melvin Brown Harold Melvin Brown, 87, Salina, died Jan. 15,1996, at Salina. Survivors include his wife, Mabel of the home; two sons, Stephen of Salinqi and Warren H. of Denver; a daughter, Jenny Booth of Salina; a brother, George K. of New Cambria; two sisters, Ina V, Brown and Grace N. Brown, both of Salina; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Ryan Mortuary, the Rev. Al Burkes officiating. Memorials may be made to the Shalimar Health Center, Salina. The body was cremated. Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina 67401, is handling arrangements. . Bessie May Catlin DOWNS — Bessie May Catlin, 87, Downs, died Saturday, Jan. 27, 1996, at Beloit Hospital. Phelps Funeral Home, Miltonvale, is handling arrangements. Howard F. Coyne MARION, Mass. — Howard F. Coyne 78, Marion, died Friday, Jan. 26, 1996, at Sippican Health Care Center, Marion. Mr. Coyne was born in Wareham and had previously lived in Kansas City, Kan. He was a man* ager at Franconia Fuel Co., Wareham, and a semipro baseball coach in Blackstone, Va. He was a World War II Navy veteran. Survivors include his wife, EHse of the home; three sons, Douglas Cameron of Mattapoisett, Allen Cameron of Sandwich and James Cameron of Warrensburg, Mo.; three daughters, Lisen Cameron and Linda MacKenzie, both of Wareham, and Ann Payne of Salina, Kan.; a sister, Beryl Coyne of Mattapoisett; and eight grandchildren. A memorial service will be Wednesday at Stott, Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Highway, Wareham 02571. J.D. Eberly COLBY -^- J.D. Eberly, 74, Colby, died Saturday, Jan. 27,1996, at Prairie Senior Living Complex, Colby. Kersenbrock Funeral Chapel, Colby, is handling arrangements. Orville D. Emig ABILENE — Orville D. Emig, 77, Abilene, died Friday, Jan. 26,1996, at Memorial Hospital, Abilene. Mr. Emig was born Feb. 26,1918, in the Holland Community and was a lifelong area resident. He had been a farmer and was employed by Lahr Implement, Banks Implement,' Ronald Rice Motors, Mel Racy Motors and Holm Automotive as a sales representative, retiring in 1984. He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Abilene Elks Lodge, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Naval Mine Warfare Association. He was a World War n veteran. Survivors include his wife, Bernadine of the home; two sons, Calvin of Manhattan and Duane of Abilene; two daughters, Linda Duffy of Seal Beach,- Calif., and Sharon Emig of Edmond, Okla.; two brothers, Harold of Abilene and Melvin of Manhattan; two sisters, Iva Gilder and Ruby Hosie, both of Abilene; and four grandchildren. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fir.st United Methodist Church, the Rev. J..TalTittsworth officiating. Burial will be in Abilene Cemetery with military honors. Memorials may be made to St. Francis Hospital, Topeka. Visitation will be at Danner Funeral Home, 501 N. Buckeye, Abilene 67410,.where the family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday. Sheila Green Sheila Green, 39, 1002 N. 10th, Salina, died Saturday, Jan. 27, 1996, at her home. , • / Ryan Mortuary, Salina, is handling arrangements. Velma Haverfield Tnomsofi ,. PHILLIPSBURQiMarthai TOPEKA: TimothyWah WINONA: Velma Havei . . ,.. ^ . Howard F. Cayrie, T Mafl<Jrif, Robert li Laiftbejt, Ft * R. Max Mectisrtel-, Mi Jlm'Rarig.Tahlequah, WINONA — Velma Haverfield, 82, Winona, died Wednesday, Jan. 24,1996, at Logan County Hospital, Oakley. Mrs. Haverfield was born Velma Story on March 17, 1913, at Viola, Ark., and was a Winona resident since 1963, moving from Kansas City, Kan. She was a homemaker and a member of the United Methodist Church, Winona. Her husband, John, died in 1973. Survivors include two sons, Walter N. Chapman of Houston and Robert E. Chapman of Kansas City, Kan.; a stepson, Larry Haverfield of Russell Springs; a daughter, AnnaBelle Scheme of Kansas City, Mo.; a stepdaughter, Ruth Annburt- ner of Scottsdale, Ariz.; a brother, Richard Story of California; six grandchildren; seven stepgrandch.il- dren; and six great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at United Methodist Church, Winona, the Rev. Roy E. Dixon officiating. Burial will be in Winona Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the church. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Monday at Koster Funeral Home, 217 Freeman, Oakley 67748. Lillian Irene Jackson FLORENCE — Lillian Irene Jackson, 95, Florence, died Friday, Jan. 26,1996, at Salem Home, Hillsboro. Mrs. Jackson was born Lillian Houston on July 14, 1900, at Saltville, Va., and was a longtime Florence resident. She was a retired teacher and city librarian, past member of Florence Historical Society,-past worthy matron and member of Order of the Eastern Star, and.past noble'grand and member of the Rebekah Lodge. She was preceded ini death by her husband, Harry, in 1954; and a daughter, Joella Jeffrey in 1981. Survivors include two '•• granddaughters, Crystal Jeffrey of Lawrence and Elizabeth Logan of Parkville, Mo.; and two great- grandchildren. The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Zeiner Funeral Home, Florence, the Rev. Charles Haines officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Florence. Memorials may be made to Florence Historical Society. Visitation will be from. 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home, 104 W. Fifth, Florence 66851. Robert L. Lambert REYNOLDS, Neb. — Robert L. Lambert, 54, Reynolds, died Friday, Jan. 26,1996, at his home. Mr. Lambert was born July 4, 1941, at Chicago and was a longtime Reynolds-area resident. He was a truck driver for Lambriar Inc., Mahaska, Kan., and an Army veteran. Survivors include two sons, Christopher of Casa Grande, Ariz., and Gig of Denver; a daughter, Ashley Lambert of Fairbury; two stepdaughters, Colinda Thompson of Manhattan, Kan., and Robin Nutsch of Belleville, Kan.; his father, Art Lambert of Newton, Kan.; a brother, Roger of Mahaska; a sister, Theresa Lambert of Littleton, Colo.; and seven grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Tibbetts-Fischer Chapel, Belleville, the Rev. Arlys Wilbur and Doris Compton officiating. Burial will be in Belleville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral chapel, 1104 20th St., Belleville 66935. Ruby Lunkenheimer REXFORD — Ruby Lunkenheimer, 97, Rexford, died Friday, Jan. 26,1996, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, Cambridge, Neb. Mrs. Lunkenheimer was born Ruby Liester on Aug. 7,1898, near Menlo. She was a homemaker and a member of the Rexford Community Church, Red Barn Gang, Social Hour Club, Legion Auxiliary and Royal Neighbors, She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin, and a granddaughter, Pamela Smith. Survivors include a son, Larry of Wichita; three daughters, Gloria Smith of Cambridge, Dixie Hawki of Osage, Wyo., and Shirley Wood of Apache Junction, Ariz.; 22 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Rexford Community Church, Pastor Gary Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Rexford Cemetery. Memorials may be made in her name. Visitation will be from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at Pauls Funeral .Home, 121 N. Penn, Oberlin 67749, and from 9 a.m. until the service Tuesday at the church, Rexford. Mckey; 91, PJiillipsburg, died Friday, Jan. 26, 1996, at Phillips County Retirement Center, Philiipsburg. Mrs. Mt^Key was born Martha Smith on Oct. 3,1904, at Red Top, Mo., and was a longtime Phillipsburg-area resident. She was a homemaker.; ',--'...'•. Her husband, Frank, died in 1979. Survivors include two sons, Wayne of Pueblo, Colo., and Lavern of Abilene, Texas; two daughters, Marlee Nonamaker of Kirwin and Rosa Lee Johnson of Abilene, Texas; a brother, Farrell Smith of, Elk Grove, Calif.; two sisters, Marjorie Ritter of Sonoma, Calif., and Dora Dean -Jones of Redmond, Ore.; nine grandchildren; 11 great- grandchildren; and 10 great-great- grandchildren, K The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, Phillipsburg, the Revs. Randy Dority and Harold Ellis officiating. Burial will be at 4 p.m. in Hillcrest Cemetery, Mullinville. Memorials, may be made to the Nazarene Church or Phillips County Retirement Center. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and Monday and 9 a.m. until the service Tuesday at the funeral] chapel, 1115 Second, Phillipsburg 87661. .Grace E. McLaughlin MARION — Grace E. McLaugh- liri, 87, Marion, died Friday, Jan. 26,1996, at Marion Manor Jtfursing Home. • ,- ; Mrs. McLaughlin was horn Grace Richmond on Nov. 6, 1908, southwest of Marion, and was a Marion resident smce ;1989, moving from Wichita. She had worked for Beech Aircraft arid Cessna Aviation in Wichita, ^retiring in 1970. She had also Worked at Pig- gly-Wiggly Grocery Stpreiand Owl Car Cafe in Marion. She'was a 40 Concordia. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Esbon. Survivors include three cousins, Thomas Cavanaugh of Esbpn, William Regan of Lebananon and Ralph Kelly of Salina. , ,•? the funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church; Esbdn, the Rev. Albert Dwyer;. officiating. Burial will be in St. Elizabeth's Cemetery, Esbon. Chapelt-Buoy Funeral Honie, 325 W. Sixth, Concordia 66901, is handling arrangements. Harvey E. Schmedemann JUNCTION CITY — Harvey E. Schmedemann, 88, Junction City, died Friday, Jan. 26,1996, at Geary Community Hospital; Junction City. Mr. Schmedemann was born April 13,1907, at Geary County 1 He was the superintendent for the Kansas Highway Patrol and served as the Geary County Sheriff. He was also a farmer and a Navy veteran. He was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Junction City, a life member and past president of the Kansas Sheriff Association, a former chairman of the International Association of Chiefs of Police Central Region and American Legion Post 45, Junction City. He was preceded in death by his wives, Marie Braden, Bertha M. Gottschalk'and Geneva Klover; and?ia son, Larry in 1935. .Survivors include two sons, Harvey E. of Medford, Ore., and Gary t>f Hutchinson; two daughters; Patricia Palmer of Alpharette, Ga., and Sandra Pearson of Poiilsbo, Wash.; a sister Bernyle Gfeller of Junction City; 12 grandchildren; and 17 great-gi:andchil- dren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. I"' ' The Associated Press Doctors and nurses at San Diego Children's Hospital prepare the Morales twins, Sarah and Sarahi, for surgery to separate the girls. Sarah! died after the surgery. i Weaker twin dies after separation year member of the International .Tuesday at Immanuel Lutheran Association of Machinist arid Aerospace Workers. Her husband, Howard L, died in 1977. Survivors include a sister, Blanche Rindt of Marion. A service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Resthaven Cemetery, Wichita. Memorials may be made to the Center for Basic Cancer Research, Kansas State University Cancer : Center, Manhattan. Visitation will be from 1 to 4 ptWu today at Donahue; Fnneral Home, 404 S. Broadway^ Herington 67449. „ Jj~«.. j - -• '„ • '. ' R. Max Mechsner MEMPHIS, Tenn. — R. Max Mechsner, 59, Memphis, died Thursday, Jan. 25,1996, at Baptist ' East Hospital, Memphis. Mr. Mechsner was born Oct. 1, 1936, at Beloit, Kan. He was a member of the British Car Club, Memphis. Survivors include his wife, ' Varena B. of Memphis; and his mother, Muriel. Mechsner ,of Mankato, Kan. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Kramer Funeral Home, 402 N. High St., Mankato, Kan. 66956, Pastor Thaddeus Hinkle officiating. Burial will be in Esbon Cemetery, Esbon, Kan. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or Variety Club Childrens Charity of Memphis. Timothy Alan Oxan'dale TOPEKA — Timothy Alan Oxandale, 41, Topeka, died Thursday, Jan. 25,1996, at his home. Mr. Oxandale was born March 7, 1954, in Horton and lived in Topeka 20 years, moving from Wetmore. He was a quality assurance coordinator for Quaker Oats Co. and General Foods in Topeka. He was involved in underwater search and rescue in the Topeka area and was a certified scuba instructor. Survivors include his parents, Warren and Eula Bixby Oxandale of Wetmore; two brothers, Brian of Salina and Brad of Overland Park; and a sister, Marcia Troutfetter of Salina. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, Holton. Memorials may be made to the Timothy Alan Oxandale Memorial Fund. The body will be cremated. Visitation will be today and until the service Monday at the funeral, home, 524 Pennsylvania Ave., Holton 66436, where family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. today. tihurch, Junction City-. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery, Junction City. Memorials may be made to the church. (Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Monday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Junction City. Mass- Hinitt-Alexander Funeral Home, 618 N. Jefferson, Junction City 66441, is handling arrangements. Heart was too weak to keep Sarahi alive after risky surgery finished . By The Associated Press SAN DIEGO — The weaker of two Siamese twins died Saturday, her heart too weak to pump blood/ after surgeons separated her from her infant sister's chest and belly in an extraordinary operation.' Sarahi Morales went into cardiac arrest and died about an hour and 35 minutes after the : surgery ended, Dr. John Lamberts said. Her 15-day-old sister, Sarah, still has an excellent. chance of survival, Lamberti said. "This is a bfttersweet victory because I was hopeful we could have both babies survive," said Lamberti, a heart specialist who participated in the operation at San Diego Children's Hospital. The five-hour surgery was considered risky from the start. Doctors cut three blood vessels that ran through the band of skin connecting the twins, and disconnect- ed their joined livers. "Everybody tried real hard," Lamberti said. "It's exciting to be on the frontiers of medicine and do it well. Sometimes the decks ' are stacked." Nurses and technicians left the surgery cheering, but appeared grim at a news conference a short time later. "I was very happy the two made it out of the operating room," said Dave Skillin, a cardiovascular technician. "I had a feeling they weren't going to." The parents; Miguel Morales and Maria Espinoza, were told after the surgery that Sarahi's condition,was grave. "At the moment the loss is clearly overwhelming," said Blair Sadler, president and chief executive officer of Children's Hospital. Sarahi was the weaker of the twins since they were born Jan. 12. She was born with a heart defect. She received a pacemaker during the surgery. The girls were separated about three hours into the surgery. James Francis Thomson T JEFFERSON LECTURER \ ' '••..••. • _ MEDICINE LODGE — James Francis Thomson, 67, Medicine Lodge, died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 1996, at Medicine Lodge Hospital. Mr. Thomson was born Feb. 14, 1928, at Madison and was a Medicine Lodge resident for 17 years, moving from Plainville. He was a retired oil-field serviceman and a member of Paradise Lodge 290 AF & AM, Plainville, and Isis Shrine, Salina. Survivors include his wife, Pat of the home; two sons, James Joseph of Harrisonville, Mo., and Timothy Ray of Medicine Lodge; two brothers, Ora of Haven and Everett of Independence, Mo.; and eight grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Forsyth Funeral Home, Medicine Lodge, the Rev. Jim Godbey officiating. A service will be at 4 p.m. Monday at Glasco Cemetery. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society. receives highest arts honor Author has won Nobel prize for body of work that includes "Beloved" By The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Toni Morrison, winner of the Nobel prize in literature, has been named the 1996 Jefferson lecturer, the highest honor the federal government bestows for intellectual achievement. Morrison was chosen by . the Visitation will be from 10 a.m^ ; National Council MORRISON to 10 p.m. today at the funeral;; home, 120 E. Lincoln, Medicine Lodge 67104. The addresses of the two sons were incorrect in Saturday's edition. on the Humanities, an advisory panel to the National Endowment for the Humanities. The lectureship carries a $10,000 stipend and the lecture is often published. ,, "Toni Morrison's message is a message for our time," said endowment chairman Sheldon Hackney in announcing her selection. , The lecture will be delivered March 25 at the Kennedy Center. Among the 24 previous Jefferson lecturers were writers Walker Percy, Saul Bellow, Robert Penn Warren and Lionel Trilling, historians Barbara Tuchman, Q. Vann Woodward and John Hope Franklin, philosopher Sidney Hook and psychologist Erik Erikson. Morrison won the Nobel prize in 1993, becoming the first American woman to win the award since 1938. Over 25 years she has written six novels, "The Bluest Eye," "Sula," "Song of Solomon," "Tar Baby," "Beloved," and "Jazz." She won the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for "Beloved" and the Nobel for her entire body of works. She teaches literature at Princeton University. ON THE RECORD Wilma E. McCormack Wilma E. McCormack, 82, died Saturday, Jan. 27,1996, at Presbyterian Manor, Salina. Geisendorf-Rush Smith Funeral Home, Salina, is handling arrangements. Martha Fern McKey PHILLIPSBURG — Martha Fern Jim Rarig TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Jim Rarig, 61, Tahlequah, died Saturday, Jan. 27,1996. Mr. Rarig was a cabinet builder. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Hart Chapel, Tahlequah. Burial will be in : New Home Cemetery, Peggs. Alice M. Regan Alice M. Regan, 90, Salina, died Friday, Jan. 26,1996, at Salina. Miss Regan was born July 10, 1905, at Esbon and was a Salina resident since 1984, moving from Hospital report Salina Regional Health Center SANTA FE ADMISSIONS — Kristina S. Heinrich, Matthew A. Kuffler, Everton R. Lane, Hannah Larson, Rebecca L. Murray, Ruth Odom, Janelle A. Reichert, Katherine E. Selden and Richard W. Shannon, all of Salina; Lillian Randolph, Falun. DISMISSALS — Irene C. Bondy, Angela K. Claussen and baby boy, Frankie T. Dillingham, Kimberly D. Gard and baby girl,' Clarence Higby, Susan K. Lecuyer, George A. Miller, Mary Louise Niemann, Crystal M. Williams, Tonya M. Wilson and Brand! N.R. Worley, all of Salina; Melanie R. Jenney and baby girl, Brookville; Angela D. Ptacek and baby boy, Brookville; Helen M. Danielson,. Concordia; Shannon M. Hubbard, Falun; William Rhodes, Gaylord; Stacy D. Huiett, Gypsum. Marriage licenses Devin Neil O'Dell, 30, and Amy Jo Boula, 28, both of Salina; Jame Wade Simpson, 21 ;and Christina Le Sankey, 21, Both of Salina; Jason Edward Higgins, 26, and Felicia M. Rodriguez, 19, both of Beverly; Geoffrey James Kuhn, 28, and Robin LeAnn Graves, 28, both of Salina; Richard Todd Renollet, 24, and Jennifer Dawn Ingram, 21, both of Salina; David Alan Olson, 33, Salina, and Brenda Lee Shively, 33, Glen Elder; Raymond E. Deiser, 35, and Debra L. Shelton, 33, both of Salina. District court CIVIL FILING — Liberty Cellular, Inc., doing business as Kansas Cellular, vs. Bill Brecheisen, for a sum in excess of $4,200 for services. Sunflower Bank vs. Robert M. Perry and Irma M. Van Ness, for a sum in ex- SATURDAY'S DRAWINGS DAILY PICK 3 8-9-1 CASH LOTTO 5-16-17-20-28-32 Estimated Jackpot $50,000 POWERBALL 8-1C[-22-27-38 POWERBALL *20 Estimated Jackpot $5 million LOTTERY SCENE Category 4866 cess of $2,400 owed on a retail sales contract. Gloria K. Tittel vs. Roman Catholic Diocese of Salina for a sum in excess of $50,000 for damages and injuries suffered as a result of the plaintiff's fall due to a hole in the concrete in the parking lot at St. Mary's Church. The incident occurred Jan. 8,1994. CIVIL JUDGMENTS — Lamone Candy & Tobacco Co., Inc., vs. Joan Blankman and David Blankman, doing business as Bee Quik, ordered'tp pay sum in excess of $6,900 for services and products provided from June 12 through Dec. 7, 1995. Lloyd G. Peck vs. Wayne A. Day, Peck awarded judgment in excess of $36,100, in addition to a prior Aug. 30, 1995, judgment, for default of security obligations regarding possession and use of leased farm equipment. Joe and Rachelle King vs. Jarjet L. Chiles, plaintiff awarded judgment of $500 for repairs on an automobile as the result of a traffic accident Nov. 30, 1995, near the intersection of Ninth and Crawford. Suhflower Bank vs. Terry W. Degraw-and Shannon Degraw, judgment awarded Sunflower in excess of $6,800 for money owed on a loan. Divorces FILED — Sherri A. Giauque vs. Robin W. Giauque; Dani Jo Cossette vs. Jerrold Elliott Cossette; William R. Neywick vs. Anita H. Neywick; Michael D. Bellerive vs. Stephanie A. Bellerive; Karen A. Thompson vs. James S. Thompson; Nancy Anne Rodriguez vs. Robert James Rodriguez; Rex L. Isaacson vs. Jennifer J. Isaacson; Jeremy M. Bloom vs. Tina Bloom; William I. Boyd Jr. vs. Nadine R. Boyd; B.L. Roy Williams vs. Lana F. Williams; Jerald R. Johnson vs. Barbara Jean Johnson; David J. Eclavea vs. Jacqueline K. Eclavea; Pamela Deene Hudson vs. Johnny Joel Hudson. GRANTED — Karen L. Chamoff and Phillip L. Chamoff; Sandra K. Bolte and Bradley W. Bolte; Mary Beth Hartman and Larry Hartman. Annulments FILED — Dale Drown vs. Bonnie Drown; Willa Mae Bates Smith vs. Gilbert Lee Smith. TODAY'S SCRIPTURE "This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, tliat God is light, and in him is no darkness at all." \ -r- John 1:5

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