The Salina Journal Thursday, May 18,1995 A9 Lura "Connie" Banta OBERLIN — Lura "Connie" Banta, 91, Oberlin, died Wednesday, May 17, 1995, at Decatur County Hospital, Oberlin. 1 Pauls Funeral Home, Oberlin, is ' • handling arrangements. Alice V. Burbach : ' WICHITA - Alice V. Burbach, 77, Wichita, died May 15, 1995, at "Wesley Medical Center, Wichita. Mrs. Burbach was born Alice V ' Vanderbilt on Sept. 18, 1917, at "Rosalia. She had been a teacher and was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Wichita. •t. Survivors include her husband, '.; Marvin of Wichita; three sons, Dr. % Rodney V. of Washington, D.C., ,-• Daryl M. of Wichita and Dr. ':, Dwayne R. of Atascadero, Calif.; t; a sister, Emma Purkeypile of Eu;;.• reka; and five grandchildren. - The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Morell Funeral Home, WaKeeney, Pastor Doug Bing offi- • ciating. Burial will be in Collyer Cemetery. Memorials may be made to charity of donor's choice in care of .; the funeral home. ; Visitation will be from noon to 9 '; p.m. today and after 10 a.m. Fri; day at the funeral home, 413 Bar;;:clay Ave., WaKeeney 67672. Lillian M. Danielson ;>". LINDSBORG — Lillian M. vDanielson, 96, Lindsborg, died ^Tuesday, May 16,1995, at Bethany • Home, Lindsborg. ,1, Mrs. Danielson was born Lillian ",;M. Larson on May 6, 1899, at ' Chanute and was a Lindsborg res- vident since 1969, moving from .Tanzania, East Africa. She and • her husband were missionaries for • 40 years. She was a member of ' Messiah Lutheran Church, Linds'; borg. Her husband, the Rev. Elmer, "died May 9, 1994. i Survivors include two sons, Laurence of Boulder, Colo., and Wilfred of Arlington, Va.; four daugh- .ters, Eleanor Nelson Anderson of Rock Island, 111., Evelyn Tern- !strom of Walnut Creek, Calif., .Luella Holwerda of Lakeview, ;Ark., and Lois Carlson of Wichita; •22 grandchildren; four stepgrand- .children; 19 great-grandchildren; ;and seven stepgreat-grandchil- •dren. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. .Friday at Messiah Lutheran Church, Lindsborg, the Rev. Dennis Fakes officiating. Burial will ;be in Elmwood Cemetery, Lindsborg. t "^Memorials may be made to ,Bpthany Home, Bethany College ;0r World Missions in care of Hays Funeral Home, Washington at ^Lincoln Streets, Lindsborg 67456. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 ip.m. today at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today. Clement "Clem" Dinkel «; HAYS — Clement "Clem" tlDinkel, 79, Hays, died Tuesday, :"May 16, 1995, at his home. Mr. Dinkel was born Nov. 5, 1915, and was adopted. He was an Army veteran. He was a retired farmer. He was a member of St. ^Nicholas Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus Council 10044. , Survivors include his wife, Ida of the home; a brother, Alfred of Victoria; and a sister, Sophia Stecklein of Hays. i. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, the Revs. Dan Scheetz and John Pfannenstiel officiating, burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays. ; A vigil will be at 7:30 p.m. today followed by a Knights of Columbus rosary at 8 p.m. at Hays Memorial Chapel. Memorials may be made to Home Health Care of Ellis County. - Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to time of service Friday at the funeral home, 20th and Pine Hays 67501. Lyle Z. Emigh : SELDEN — Lyle Z. Emigh, 84, Selden, died Tuesday, May 16, 1995, at Cedar Living Center, Oberlin. r Mr. Emigh was born Feb. 26, 1911, at Raymond, Neb., and was DEATHS & FUNERALS a Selden resident since 1955, moving from rural Selden. He was a retired farmer and a member of Selden United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Joan, and infant twins. Survivors include his wife, Clyda of Cedar Living Center; a son, Gary of Selden; a daughter, Judy Rentschler of Smith Center; a sister, Alma Rogers of Renton, Wash.; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Selden United Methodist Church, the Rev. Darwin Hoffman officiating. Burial will be in Selden Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the church or Cedar Living Center. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at Pauls Funeral Home, Selden 67757, and after 8 a.m. Friday at the church. Warren Faidley CLAY CENTER — Warren Faidley, 93, Clay Center, died Tuesday, May 16, 1995, at Wakefield Rehabilitation Center. Mr. Faidley was born July 4, 1901, in Clay County and was a Clay Center resident since 1964. He was a resident of the Wakefield Rehabilitation Center since 1986. He was a farmer and member of Clay Center United Methodist Church. His wife, Emma, died in 1985. Survivors include a stepdaughter, Waleta Buck of Clay Center. The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Neill-Schwensen-Rook Funeral Home, Clay Center, the Rev. Robert Baer officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Clay Center. Memorials may be made to Wakefield Rehabilitation Center in care of the Farmers and Merchants State Bank, 711 Elm, Wakefield 67487. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home, 918 Seventh St., Clay Center 67432. Harry A. Hillman WaKEENEY — Harry A. Hillman, 75, WaKeeney, died Tuesday, May 16, 1995, at Lutheran Home Heartland, WaKeeney. Mr. Hillman was born Feb. 14, 1920, north of Ogallah in Trego County. He was an World War II Army veteran. He worked for Rainbow Bread Co., Wichita, the Ogallah Co-op and was a farmer, retiring in 1987. He was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Eagles Lodge, both of WaKeeney, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Post 9139, Ellis. Survivors include two sisters, Dorothy Duncan of Weiser, Idaho, and Nora Armbruster of Ellis. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney, the Rev. Randy Gibbs officiating. Burial will be in Ogallah Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Lutheran Home Heartland. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, 336 N. 12th, WaKeeney 67672. Ernest "Eddie" Lett Ernest "Eddie" Lott, 54, Salina, died Tuesday, May 16, 1995, at Asbury-Salina Regional Medical Center. Mr. Lott was born Jan. 18, 1941, at Bennington and was a Salina resident since 1985, moving from Bennington. He was an equipment operator for the Kansas Department of Transportation. Survivors include his wife, Doris of the home; two stepdaughters, Joyce Miller of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Jan Levin of Salina; his mother, Edna Lott of Bennington; two sisters, Margaret Darg of Salina and Nancy Cleveland of Lancaster, S.C.; and four stepgrandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Shields Funeral Home, Minneapolis. Burial will be in Bennington Cemetery. Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association. Visitation will be after 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, 405 Argyle, Minneapolis 67467. Vera Margaret McClure 6BERLIN — Vera Margaret McClure, 81, Oberlin, died Wednesday, May 17,1995, at Fam- ily Health West, Furita, Colo. Mrs. McClure was born Vera Margaret Reeves on Sept. 17,1913, at Oberlin and a former resident of Englewood, Colo., and Mesa, Ariz. She was a funeral director with her husband at McClure Funeral Home, and helped in the McClure Furniture and Appliance Store. She was a member of Chapter BH, P.E.O. and Keep Pace Club, Oberlin. Her husband, Barney, died in 1983. Survivors include three daughters, Donna Huff of Norcatur, Velma "Billie" Morton of Hutchinson and Valda "Bobbie" Strauss of Grand Junction, Colo.; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. May 24 at Pauls Funeral Home, Oberlin, the Rev. Michael Keating officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Oberlin City Library or charity of donor's choice. The body was cremated. Registration will be after 8 a.m. May 24 at the funeral home, 121 N. Penn, Oberlin 67749. Winnie McCorkle HARDY, Neb. — Winnie McCorkle, 90, Hardy, died Monday, May 15, 1995, at her home. Mrs. McCorkle was born Winnie Powell on May 22, 1904, south of Hardy in Republic County, Kan. She was a Hardy resident since 1967, moving from Albuquerque, N.M. She taught at the Nebraska School of Agriculture, Curtis. She was a past member of the Order of Eastern Star, Hardy Chapter. Survivors include her husband, Jack of Hardy; a daughter, Marjorie Stotts of Las Vegas; a son, Robert G. of Albuquerque; five grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Union Church, Hardy, Pastor Dale Bussinger officiating. Burial will be in Rosemound Cemetery, south of Hardy. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at Megrue-Price Funeral Home, 750 N. Commercial, Superior 68978. Lurene A. Heal GREENLEAF — Lurene A. Neal, 83, Greenleaf, died Tuesday, May 16, 1995, at Marysville Hospital. Mrs. Neal was born Lurene A. Spence on Nov. 12, 1911, at Kimeo. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Christian Church, Washington. Survivors include her husband, LeRoy of Greenleaf; two sons, LeRoy of Blue Rapids, William of Kennebunkport, Maine; four daughters, Ruth Depew of Washington, Delia Diederich of Greenleaf, Mary Helen Barnell of Lubbock, Texas, and Betty Gregory of Houston; two brothers, Alvin Spence and Connie Spence, both of Denver; a sister, Beulah Collins of Denver; 20 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Ward Funeral Home, Greenleaf, Pastor Robert Brown officiating. Burial will be in Greenleaf Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, Greenleaf 66943. Lyell D. Ocobock TOPEKA — Lyell D. Ocobock, 64, Topeka, died Wednesday, May 17, 1995, at his home. Mr. Ocobock was born Dec. 4, 1930, at Republic and was a Topeka resident since 1955. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He retired as executive officer of the Kansas Pooled Money Investment Board after 38 years with the State of Kansas. He started his career as an accountant with the Real Estate Commission; was assistant director of Statistical Services in the Department of Education; served on national and state committees; was assistant director of Municipal Audit Program; was state treasury board examiner and was special assistant to the state treasurer. He was a member of American Legion, Order of the Moose and Our Savior's Lutheran Church. A daughter, Tirell Dawn Ocobock, died in 1976. Survivors include his wife, Jo- Farm Bureau asks for probe of cattle market Mr. Rogers hanna of the home; three daughters, Avril Thompson of Wichita, Martine Michael of Kearney, Mo., and Raena Miller of Ozawkie; and seven grandchildren. The funeral will be at 9 a.m. Friday at Penwell-Gabel Chapel, 1321 SW 10th, Topeka. A service will be at 3 p.m. Friday in Riverview Cemetery, Scandia, with military rites by Albert Isaacson-James Larson American Legion Post 193 of Scandia. Memorials may be made to Midland Hospice Care Inc., 200 SW Frazier Circle, Topeka 66606, or American Cancer Society, Kansas Division, Inc., Northern Area Office, 1315 SW Arrowhead Road., Topeka 66604. Tibbetts-Fisher Funeral Home, Scandia, is handling local arrangements. Howard C. Rogers Howard C. Rogers, 82, Salina, died Tuesday, May 16, 1995, at Asbury-Salina Regional Medical Center. Mr. Rogers was born Dec. 19, 1912, at Fair Grove, Mo., and was a Salina resident since 1961, moving from Smith Center. He was a store manager in Smith Center for 14 years and retired from J.C. Penney in Salina. After retirement, he worked for Joseph P. Roth Clothier's and Elmore Center. He was a member of University United Methodist Church, United Methodist Men, Western Star Masonic Lodge 174, Smith Center, and worked with Boy Scouts for many years. Survivors include his wife, Cecil of the home; a son, Galen of Newton; a daughter, Georgia Harwerth of Hoxie; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at University United Methodist Church, 1509 S. Santa Fe, the Rev. Robert Conway officiating. Burial will be in Gypsum Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the church. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at Geisendorf-Rush Smith Funeral Home, 401 W. Iron Ave., Salina 67401. Velma M. Steinbach WICHITA — Velma M. Steinbach, 66, Wichita, died Wednesday, May 17, 1995. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, the Rev. Harold of the home; two sons, Stephen of Lawrence and Dr. Mark of Providence, R.I.; a daughter, Sharon Shaub of Wichita; three brothers, Walter Mugler of Wakefield, Paul Mugler of Salina and Herbert Mugler of Clay Center; and six grandchildren. A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at West Side United Methodist Church. Memorials may be made to West Side United Methodist Church Piano Fund, 1313 W. Lydia, Wichita 67213. The De Vorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary, 201 S. Hydraulic, Wichita 67211, is handling arrangements. Daniel L. Stokes CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Daniel L. Stokes, 78, Cheyenne, died Tuesday, May 16, 1995, at Cheyenne Health Care Center. Mr. Stokes was born Jan. 8,1917, at Palco, Kan. He was a pit supervisor for Union Pacific Railroad Co. He was a life member of National Rifle Association and a member of Crow Creek Gun Club and Cheyenne Rifle and Pistol Club. Survivors include his wife, Helen of the home; two sons, Milton H. of Salt Lake City and Bertun L. of Cheyenne; a daughter, Mary Margaret Holler of Loveland, Colo.; a sister, Faye Neinhauser of Cheyenne; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Burial service will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday in Crown Point Cemetery, near Culver, Kan. There will be no visitation. Geisendorf-Rush Smith Funeral Home, 401 W. Iron Ave., Salina, Kan. 67401, is handling arrangements. pOP set to push budget past House :' By Th» Associated Press - WASHINGTON — Republicans began pushing their dramatic blueprint for balancing the budget through the House on Wednesday despite Democratic cries that it would give the rich tax cuts "paid for by our grandmothers." < The measure, Republicans said, would halt a three-decade string of budget deficits by 2002 by squeezing big savings from Medicare and Medicaid while eliminating three Cabinet agencies and hundreds of other programs. They said the package would save a record $1.4 trillion over the next seven years, using $350 billion to cut taxes on families, businesses and investors and the rest to erase red ink. v. Both parties knew their fight over the deficit pjbobably will dominate next year's elections. Balancing the budget and reducing taxes would fulfill the central campaign promises the GOP made last fall and, Republicans said, spell a brighter economic future for America. "This is about the children," said House Bud- get Committee Chairman John Kasich, R-Ohio, chief architect of the package that was certain to pass today. But using words like "horrible," "irresponsible" and "extreme," Democrats attacked Republicans not for what they would do but how they would do it. They said,seniors, students, poor families and other vulnerable people would shoulder the brunt of the plan's pain while well- off Americans and huge corporations would reap some benefits in the form of tax breaks. "If Republican were serious, they wouldn't have a budget-busting $350 billion tax giveaway paid for by our grandmothers," said Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio. In a precursor of today's final passage, lawmakers approved the rules for debating the measure by a mostly party-line 255-168 vote. In the end, up to 10 Democrats and fewer Republicans seem likely to defect from their parties' positions. "We didn't get here overnight, and we're not going to get out of it overnight, and we all have to accept some responsibility for that," said conservative Rep. Mike Parker, D-Miss., who supports the GOP plan. On the other side of the Capitol, Senate Republicans planned to begin a weeklong floor debate today on their budget-balancing plan. That measure, crafted mainly by Senate Budget Committee Chairman Pete Domenici, R-N.M., lacks a tax cut. However, GOP senators spent much of Wednesday privately trying to decide whether to add them during floor debate. In an attempt to embarrass President Clinton, Senate Republicans were prepared to put the White House's budget up for a vote if no Democrat stepped forward to do so. It envisions annual deficits of roughly $200 billion indefinitely. The proposed budgets would bind Congress to reduce the deficit by specified amounts, but the programs they target are recommendations only. Lawmakers will make those final decisions in future bills that may provoke veto fights with Clinton. 'Formula' pricing may hurt ranchers and consumers By MICHAEL BATES The Associated Press WICHITA — Kansas Farm Bureau officials concerned that meatpacker pricing practices are hurting the cattle market have asked for a federal investigation. "We need a federal investigation by the appropriate entities, followed by action to ensure a fair and open market system," Gary Hall, bureau president said Wednesday during a conference call with reporters. The Kansas Farm Bureau, the state's largest farm organization with more than 40,000 families as members, has written letters to Attorney General Janet Reno, Agriculture Secretary Dan Clickman and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. It wants fact finding on the effect of meat- packer pricing practices, including formula pricing, forward contracting and direct packer-ownership of cattle. The bureau's concern is not just an agricultural producer issue, said Hall, a Chapman-area farmer. "Cattle prices have fallen more than 20 percent in the last two years. Consumer prices have not dropped proportionately. If there is a relationship to formula pricing, we all need to know," he said. A Glickman spokesman said the agriculture secretary, who is from Kansas, had not had an opportunity to study the letter and respond. "But when he had a series of rural forums in April, that was one of the issues he did hear quite a bit about," spokesman Jim Petterson said. "The department is looking at it and is concerned about it." The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Packers and Stockyards Administration has a study under way looking at pricing issues, including the effect of a small number of large packers dominating the market, Petterson said. That report is due in December. The antitrust implications of pricing policies will have to be investigated by the Justice Department or the Federal Trade Commission, he said. A Justice Department spokeswoman assigned to handle antitrust issue media inquiries did not .immediately respond to requests for comment. The American Meat Institute, a packing industry trade group in Arlington, Va., also did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Formula pricing is when feedlots and purchasers agree to a formula for slaughter-ready cattle prices. It usually is based in part on current cash prices. But there is not any negotiation. Both the feedlot and packer agree in advance the cattle will be sold to that buyer without competitive bidding. Forward contracts lock in a purchase price well in advance of the date the cattle are ready for delivery. Some packers purchase cattle and place them in feedlots rather than buying cattle from feedlots. The Kansas Farm Bureau approached then-Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy last year about cattle pricing. "We were not satisfied with the response to our concerns last year," Hall said. "The KFB Board of Directors believes formula pricing is not in the best interest of cattle producers." Solid information on pricing policies is difficult to gather, Hall said. "We do believe, though, the anomalies we have seen in the cash price market have provided enough substance that investigation is warranted," he said. "Hopefully, through the investigation, we can come to some more definitive conclusions, such as what the exact price distortions have been." Until an investigation is complete, it would be premature to suggest regulations or other possible solutions, Hall said. Twin daughters don't have the same father By The Associated Pr«s* DENVER — A medical anomaly — 8-month-old fraternal twins with different fathers — is the backdrop for a custody battle involving the girls' mother, boyfriend and estranged husband. DNA tests show the husband fathered one girl and the boyfriend fathered the other, said lawyer John Ciccolella, who represents the husband. The tests say neither man could have sired the other girl. The identities of the adults and the twins were withheld by the lawyers. El Paso County District Judge John Hall is deciding who should get custody. He's expected to issue a temporary order next week. The mother, who has moved out of state with her boyfriend, wants to keep full custody of the children, Ciccolella said, while the husband wants them to return to Colorado Springs so he can have contact with the child. Cases in which twins have separate fathers are rare, said Dr. Bradley Hurst, an assistant professor of endocrinology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. "It is something that under any circumstances would be very rare and I can't imagine there can be more than five or 10 cases reported in the medical literature over the last 100 years," he said. "Before the days of DNA testing, the ability to prove different fathers was kind of hard to do." For it to occur, the mother would have to ovulate twice in one cycle and have intercourse with both men around the time she ovulated, he said. DNA tests were ordered to settle the paternity issue as part of divorce proceedings, Ciccolella said. "The mere fact that the children are of separate fathers makes no difference as far as a custody determination," he said. FOR YOUR INFORMATION Hospital admissions ASBURY — Stacy L Adkins, Hope J. Collins, Holly Keller and Maxine E. Lawrence, all of Salina; Shari L. Ash, Tescott; Vernon Ray Bednar, Cuba; Mark E. Gale, Concordia; Verna M. Hadford and Carole L. Lovin, both of Lindsborg; EarlD. McGee, Smith Center; Debbie A. Nichols, Wells; Jeanette E. Sexton, Abilene; Tracy M. Werner, Assaria; and Dorothy A. York, Healy. ST. JOHN'S — Mabel A. Shugar, McPherson; Pearl A. Wallerius, Bennington; Kimberly A. Dibble, Hays. Hospital dismissals ASBURY — Ula Beltz, Dorothy L. Bennett, Edward E. Bonin, Ann N. Corbett and baby girl, and Sandra J. Entriken and baby boy, all of Salina. ST. JOHN'S — Theodore E. Siemers, Clay Center. Births BOYS: Stacy L. Adkins, Salina, 6 Ibs., 8 ozs., born May 17. Katina M. Timson, Salina, 6 Ibs., 3 ozs., born May 16. Todd J. and Carole L. Lovin, Lindsborg, 6 Ibs., 9 ozs., born May 17. Wade D. and Michelle L. Walker, Solomon, 8 Ibs., 4 ozs., born My 16. Tim and Tracy M. Werner, Assaria, 6 Ibs., 8 ozs., born May 17. TWIN BOYS: Dennis L. and Christina M. Zimmerman, Bridgeport, 3 Ibs., 15 ozs. and 3 WEDNESDAY'S DRAWINGS DAILY PICK 3 3-1-9 CASH LOTTO 7-20-23-26-31-33 Estimated Jackpot $50,000 POWERBALL 2-10-12-30-43 POWERBALL 10 Estimated Jackpot $40 million LOTTERY SCENE Call Journal Line 825-SOOO Category 4866 Ibs., 10 ozs., born May 15. GIRLS: Ben J. and Jeanette E. Sexton, Abilene, 7 Ibs., born May 16. Police blotter ARREST — Evelyn F. Gipson, 48, 519 S. Ninth, arrested on 75 counts of forgery and 75 counts of felony theft in connection with the unauthorized cashing of 75 checks drawn on the account of Gibson Discount Center, 321 S. Broadway, during the past two years while Gipson was a bookkeeper. The total loss was estimated at $44,000.
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