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THE SALINA JOURNAL GREAT PLAINS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2001 B3' DEATHS & FUNERALS Melvin N. Brindle MINNEAPOLIS — Melvin N. Brindle, 92, Minneapolis, died Monday, April 16, 2001,' at Salina Regional Health Center. Mr. Brindle was born Oct. 30, 1908, at rural Courtland and was a resident of Minneapolis since 1966, moving from Talmo. He owned and operated a grocery store at Talmo from 1954 to 1966 and was a member of Community Bible Church, Minneapolis. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys E, in 1997 and an infant son, Norman. Survivors include three sons, James of Belton, Mo., Wayne of ' Lynchburg, Va., and Larry of Salina; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Community Bible Church, Minneapolis, the Rev. Rob Matlack officiating. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery, Minneapolis. Memorials may be made to the church. Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Shields Funeral Home, 405 Argyle, Minneapolis 67467. Leiia Craik OAKLEY — Lelia Craik, 83, Oakley, died Tuesday, April 17, 2001, at her home. Kersenbrock Funeral Chapel, Colby, is handling arrangements. Helen E. Eagles CENTER, Colo. — Helen E. Eagles,. 88, Center, died April 10, 2001, at Del Norte. Mrs. Eagles was born Helen E. Peterson on June 25, 1912, at Bridgeport, Kan. She was a member of United Methodist Church, Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil, in 1991 and a child. Survivors include two daughters, Betty Stoddard of Auburn, Mich., and Jean Ramstetter of Center; two sons, Richard and Norman, both of Center; two brothers, Harold Peterson of Assaria, Kan., and Dr Duane Peterson of Stillwater, Okla.; two sisters, Dorothy Johnson of Salina, Kan., and Elaine Forsberg of Mentor, Kan.; 15 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. The funeral was April 14, 2001, at United Methodist Church, Center. Burial was in San Luis Valley Cemetery, Monte Vista. Memorials may be made to the church, in care of Strohmayer's Funeral Home, 205 Broadway, Monte Vista, CO, 81144. Celestine "Celly" Giebler CATHARINE — Celestine "Celly" Giebler, 84, Catharine, died Monday, April 16, 2001, at Hays Good Samaritan Center. Mr Giebler was born Sept. 19,1916, in Catharine. He was a farmer and a member of St. Catharine Catholic Church, Catharine. Survivors include his wife, Mary of the home; three sons, Larry of Salina, David of Hiawatha, Iowa, and Rick of Catharine; a .daughter, Shirley Brungardt of Hays; a brother, Norman of Peculiar, Mo.; six sisters, Mary Giebler of Hays, Leona Hoffman of Overland Park, Rita Legleiter of Liben- thal, Zita Kuhn and Lucida Geist, both of Hays, and Helen Hageman of Plainville; nine grandchildren and five great- grandchilden. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Catharine Catholic Church, Catharine, the Rev Don Zimmerman officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. today and 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Brock's North Hill Chapel, 2509 Vine, Hays 67601. A parish vigil will be at 7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the church, for Masses or to Hays Good Samaritan Center David L. Keller MINGO — David L. Keller, 40, Mingo, died Sunday, April 15, 2001, as the result of an automobile crash on Kansas Highway 25 south of Colby Mr Keller was born Dec. 27, 1960, at Colby and was a lifetime resident. He was a farmer and rancher. Survivors include his wife, Jane of Colby; a son, David Chase of Colby; a daughter, Audrey Layne Keller of Colby; his parents, Ben and Elsie Keller, Page City; and four sisters, Brenda Thompson of Denver, Leann Dempewolf of Irving, Texas, Lana Johnson of Colby and Amy Patrick of Honey- grove, Texas. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Colby United Methodist Church, the Rev Ter- Today's obituaries KANSAS ASSARIA: DOrtthy M.Peterson BELLEVILLE: Roberta J. Swaney CATHARINE: Celestine "Celly" Glsblsr • CHAPMAN: Charles Joseph McCormally QLASCO: William "Bill" Sheridan MINGO: David L Keller MINNEAPOUS: Melvin N. Brindle, Lucile Irene Wing OAKLEY: Lelia Craik PARSONS: J. Logan "Jacl<" Shuss : REPUBLIC: Edith I. McCIUre SCANDIA: Hernnan Newcomb WASHINGTON: Doris "Dodie" Lobaugh OUT OF STATE Helen E. Eagles, Center, Colo, Viola A. Sorge, Deshler, Neb. ry Turner officiating. Burial will be in Oakley Cemetery Memorials may be made to a fund for his children's education, in care of any Colby bank or Kersenbrock Funeral Chapel, 745 S. Country Club, Colby 67701. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at the funeral chapel. Doris "Dodie" Lobaugh WASHINGTON — Doris "Dodie" Lobaugh, 90, Washington, died Tuesday April 17, 2001, at Washington County Hospital, Washington. Mrs. Lobaugh was born Doris Hovorka on Oct. 18, 1910, at Barnes. She was a homemaker and a member of United Methodist Church, Washington, Washington County Hospi- .tal Auxiliary and WPM. Her husband, Loren, died in 1968. Survivors include a son, Charles of Portland, Ore., a daughter, Martha Siebert of Pleasanton, Calif; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. The service will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Washington City Cemetery the Rev. John Wright officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Ward Funeral Home, 115 W. Second, Washington 66968. Edith I. McCiure REPUBLIC — Edith I. Mc­ Ciure, 87, Republic, died Tuesday April 17, 2001, at Republic County Hospital, Belleville. , Mrs. McClure was born Edith I. Sankey on Feb. 2, 1914, at Republic and was lifetime area resident. She was a homemaker She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford, in 1993 and a grandson. Survivors include a son, Michael of Republic; a daughter, Barbara Spencer of Greenwood, Ind.; a brother, Harold Sankey of Mount Pleasant, Iowa; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Tibbetts-Fischer Chapel, Belleville, the Rev. Joyce Beam officiating. Burial will be in Prairie Rose Cemetery Republic. Memorials may be made to Shriners' Children Hospital. Visitation will be from 1 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 1104 20th, Belleville 66935. Charles Joseph McCormally CHAPMAN — Charles Joseph McCormally 76, Chapman, died Sunday, April 15, 2001, at Chapman Valley Manor, Chapman. Mr McCormally was born March 4,1925, at Junction City He was resident of Chapman since 1994 and was a former resident of New Mexico, Iowa, Hawaii and California. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and owned and operated his own bookkeeping and tax service at Hobbs, N.M. He later worked for the Defense Contract Audit Agency retiring in 1984. He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church, St. Michael's Parish Council and Lions Club, all of Chapman. He was preceded in death by a grandson. Survivors include his wife, Betty Jo of the home; five sons, Patrick of Lincoln, Neb., Michael of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Dennis of Los Gatos, Calif., Barry of San Leandro, Calif., and Brian of Fairfax Station, Va.; two daughters, Susan Linn of Topeka and Colleen Janssen of Emporia; and 17 grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Chapman, the Rev Richard Lutgen officiating. In­ urnment will be in the church cemetery with military rites by Fort Riley In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Dickinson County Hospice in care of Londeen Funeral Chapel, Box 429, Chapman 67431. The family will receive friends after 7 p.m. Thursday at the family home, Chapman. • Because of a Journal error, the location of family receiving friends was incorrect in Tuesday's edition. Herman Newcomb SCANDIA — Herman Newcomb, 92, Scandia, died Tuesday April 17, 2001, at Belleville Health Care Center Bachelor-Faulkner-Dart- Surber Funeral Home, Scandia, is handling arrangements. Dorothy M. Peterson ASSARIA — Dorothy M. Pe- tersoh, 81, Assaria, died Tuesday April 16, 2001, at her home. Mrs. Peterson was born Dorothy M. Walsh on Sept. 18, 1919, at Beloit and was a resident of Assaria since 1946, moving from New York. She was a homemaker and a member of • Assaria Lutheran Church, Extension Homemakers Unit and Square Dance Club and was a former Sunday school teacher. Cub Scout den mother and school and 4-H volunteer Survivors include her husband, Harold of Assaria; three sons. Randy of Havana, Terry of Assaria and Rick of Blacksburg, Va.; a daughter, Cindy Clark of Kechi; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Assaria Lutheran Church, the Rev William Buschbom officiating. Burial will be in Assaria Lutheran Cemetery Memorials may be made to the church. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Hays-Christians Funeral Home, 103 N. Washington, Lindsborg 67456, where the family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today William "Bill" Sheridan GLASCO — William "Bill" Sheridan, 87, Glasco, died Monday, April 16, 2001, at Cloud County Health Center, Concordia. Mr Sheridan was born Nov 26, 1913, at rural Jamestown. He farmed near Glasco and was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Glasco. Survivors include two sisters, Margaret Carney of Salina and Lucilla Murray of Garden Grove, Calif.; and a brother, Leo T. of West Plains, Mo. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Glasco, the Rev Ralph Aschenbrenner officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery A vigil will be at 7:30 p.m. today at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home, 325 W. Sixth, Concordia 66901. Memorials may be made to the church or charity of the donor's choice. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. J. Logan "Jack" Shuss PARSONS — J. Logan "Jack" Shuss, 85, Parsons, died Saturday April 14, 2001, at St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City Mo. Mr Shuss was born Nov 28, 1915, at Larned. He had worked with the law firm of Earl Bohannon. Parsons, and was an Army veteran of World War II, receiving the Purple Heart and • Bronze Star He served as Labette County attorney from 1947 to 1951 and practiced law at Parsons for more than 50 years, retiring in 1993. He was an elder of First Presbyterian Church, Parsons, a member and president of Parsons Lions Club and a member of American Bar Association, Kansas Bar Association, Southeast Kansas Bar Association and Labette County Bar Association. He also was a member of American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars Lodge 117 AF&AM, Parsons; Fort Scott Consistory; Mirza Shrine, Pittsburg; Coeur de Lion Com- mandery 17, Knights Templar; Parsons Chapter 39, Royal Arch Masons, and Parsons Country Club. He was preceded in death by two infant daughters and a granddaughter. Survivors include his wife, Marian Shuss of the home; two sons, Dr John of Twin FaUs, Idaho, and Dr David of Leawood; a daughter, Melinda Hoffman of Salina; a sister, Althea Vratil of Larned; and seven grandchildren. A memorial, service will be at 4 p.m. Saturdaj»at First Presbyterian Church, Parsons, the Rev. Michael Sydnor officiating. Private burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Parsons. Memorials may be made to Parsons Presbyterian Manor Good Samaritan Fund or Parsons Community Free Health Clinic. Carson-Wall Funeral Home, RO. Box 942, Parsons 67357, is handling arrangements. Viola A. Sorge DESHLER, Neb. — Viola A. Sorge, 90, Deshler, died Sunday April 15, 2001, at Hebron. Mrs. Sorge was born Viola A. Kramp on Sept. 4, 1910, at Davenport. She was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church, Deshler, and Ladies Aid. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest, in 2000 and three grandchildren. Survivors include four daughters, Dorothy Boss of Davenport, Esther Cellan of Exeter, Mabel Hogeland of Bruning and Eunice Anderson of Lincoln; four sons, Victor, Harvey and Norman, all of Deshler, and Allen of Moyie Springs, Idaho; two sisters, Laura Loontjer of Deshler and Cleora Ficken of Davenport; 23 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and a great-great­ grandchild. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Peter Lutheran Church, Deshler, the Rev Duane Fahr officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery Memorials may be made to the church. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. today at Parkview Haven Nursing Home and 1 to 9 p.m. today and 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Ahrendts Funeral Home, 315 First, Deshler 68340, and two hours before the service Thursday at the church. Roberta J. Swaney BELLEVILLE — Roberta J. Swaney, 79, Belleville, died Monday, April 16, 2001, at Belleville. Mrs. Swaney was born Roberta J. Starr on Jan. 26, 1922, at Mahaska and was a resident of Belleville since 1940, moving from south-central Nebraska. She was a homemaker and a member of Central Christian Church, Belleville, and various other organizations. Survivors include her husband, Ivan of Belleville; a son, Ivan Kent of Rose Hill; a brother. Dale Starr of Fairbury, Neb.; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Central Christian Church, Belleville, Robert Hovorka officiating. In­ urnment will be in Belleville Cemetery Memorials may be made to the church, Meadowlark Hospice or Kansas State University Center for Basic Cancer Research. Visitation will be from 1 to 9 p.m. today at Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home, 1104 20th, Belleville 66935. Lucile Irene Wing MINNEAPOLIS — Lucile Irene Wing, 91, Minneapolis, died Monday, April 16, 2001, at Ottawa County Health Center, Minneapolis. Mrs. Wing was born Lucile Irene Preston on Oct. 1,1909, at Gorham and was former resident of Salina and Kansas City, moving to Minneapolis in 1940. She farmed with her husband in the Lindsay Community until retiring and assistied her son in the family farm. She was a member of Solomon Valley Sunflowers, Green Thumb Garden Club and Minneapolis Saddle Club. Her husband, Wayne, died in 1986. Survivors include a son, Gary of Minneapolis; a sister, Velma Burroughs of Denver; two grandchildren; two great­ grandchildren; and two step- great-grandchildren . The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Shields Funeral Home, Minneapolis, the Rev David Heikes officiating. Burial will be in Bennington Cemetery In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ottawa County Emergency Medical Service. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and, before the service Thursday at the funeral home, 405 Argyle, Minneapolis 67467. TODAY'S SCRIPTURE Then Jesus told him, "Because you have seen me, you have believed; blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed." — John 20:29 (NIV) Festival / Children to get taste of art FROM PAGE B1 be allowed to go through the tent — unaccompanied by adults — and purchase pieces of art. Each piece will be marked at a "child-affordable" price, $5 or less. "The child can make his own selection, then go onto the festival grounds and visit the artists," Hall said. "The artists may sign the works and talk to the children. The idea is to educate children and to help them become the art patrons of the future." The festival will focus on the art of the future with "Project Bandaloop," performance artists who will display their aerial, vertical and horizontal dance movements from atop the city water tower on Markley Road the Wednesday of festival week. A 35-foot-tall structure will be erected in the ice skating pond where Project Bandaloop will perform an original piece five or six times during the festival. Festival coordinator Lana Jordan said the group has performed off rocks at Yosemite National Park, on the New York Stock Exchange building and at other sites. "It's futuristic," she said. "It's pulling the festival forward." The return of the Sheiks Both the past and the future can be glimpsed through musical headliners chosen for this year's festival. The "retrospective component" comes in Friday night, when the band Cruisin' will play for an old fashioned street dance at 8:30 p.m. at the Oakdale Stage. "They've performed at the festival before, but they've been away for probably 10 years," Jordan said. "They will recreate that traditional street dance atmosphere." The Geyer Street Sheiks from St. Louis will close out the festival, performing their fiddle and banjo tunes, rural blues and early urban blues and jazz at 4 p.m. Sunday on the Oakdale Stage. The Sheiks return after an absence of several years as well. Sandwiched between the two returning bands is Cowboy Mouth, performing for the first time at the festival for an outdoor concert Saturday night. "They're called rock 'n' roll for today" Jordan said. The New Orleans group, a self-described "rock 'n' roll revival show," has a large following in St. Louis, Benson said. "They're popular with the college crowds," she said. Also returning to this year's festival will be The Arrogant Worms, a festival favorite last year The Canadian group has entertained throughout North America. The Saturday night Big Band dance at the Bicentennial Center will continue, with Bobby Layne and his orchestra providing the music. One tradition that won't continue this year is the Saturday evening concert at the Bicentennial Center, where crowds had been getting smaller, Jordan said. Instead, she said, festival coordinators are "emphasizing the outdoors, where people tend to want to be." A Saturday night concert in the Bicentennial Center still is an option for the future, she said. From reggae to Czech Groups scheduled to perform throughout the weekend include: • Boom Shaka, a reggae group from Los Angeles that has performed in North and South America, Europe and Africa. The group's Web site is www.boomshaka.com. • The Elders, a Kansas City band that performs traditional Celtic pub romps and American roots rock: www.eldersmusic. com. • Druha Trava, which performs a mix of bluegrass and Czech folk music: www.bnk tombstone.com/NorthernSun rise/DruhaTrava. • Carlos del Junco, a Cuban- born master of the blues harmonica: www.carlosdeljunco. com. • Michael Kaeshammer, a 23- year-old musician being dubbed "the new king of boogie woo- gie:" www.kaeshammer.com. • Rebecca Riots, an acoustic folk trio from Berkeley Calif: www.rebeccariots.com. • Streetnix, an a cappella group from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: www.streetnix. com. • Reporter Sharon Montague can be reached at 823-6464, Ext. 129, or by e-mail at sjsmon tague@saljournal.com. Schools / Osborne teachers' pay being cut FROM PAGE 81 At Osborne, teachers' salaries are going down to make state medical insurance available. At Hays, which is at the top of its 25 percent local-option budget, the district has been cutting staff at the rate of 11 or 12 a year for the past three years. "We have about reached the end of what we can do with staff cuts," Superintendent Fred Kaufman said. The district is considering eliminating its summer programs to offset energy costs. The committee agreed Tues­ day to a new $99.4 million package that, among other things, increases the base state aid per pupil by $90, to $3,910. Sen. Lynn Jenkins, R-Topeka, said the biggest challenge would be reaching consensus with a House of Representatives bent on no taxes. "The last I checked, a bill has to pass both chambers," Jenkins said. Umbarger said he still harbored hope of convincing colleagues to step up for public education. "It's easy to come to Topeka with your mind made up," he said. T LEGISLATURE Shortfall may close courts By The Associated Press TOPEKA — State budget problems could force district and appellate court offices to close for an extra day between now and June 30. The Kansas Supreme Court is considering that idea — and not paying most judicial employees for that day — as a way of helping close a $300,000 hole in its budget. The $300,000 is the difference between the court system's current budget, about $87.5 million, and what the Supreme Court says it needs to meet its payroll and expenses. The Supreme Court oversees the state court'system. The Supreme Court says the problem is worse for the state's 2002 fiscal year, which begins July 1. Gov. Bill Graves' recommendations would leave the courts about $1.2 million short. Supreme Court spokesman Ron Keefover said Tuesday shutting down operations for a day would save about $176,000 in salary costs. The rest of savings would come from cutting expenses in various areas. •N THE RECORD TUESDAY'S DRAWmiG DAILY PICK 3 5-1-5 Police bloner THEFT — A personal computer was taken and a wire to a video camera in a store bathroom was damaged at Wal-Mart, 2900 S. Ninth, between 3 and 3:20 p.m. Thursday; $648 loss. A compact disc player and discs were taken from a car belonging to Valorie M. Slye, 20, Salina, between 4 p.m. Monday and 6 a.m. Tuesday while it was parked at 100 E. Claflln. The driver's side window was broken; $540 loss. Compact discs were taken from a blue 1991 Oldsmobile belonging to Tabitha 8. Holt, 21, Salina, between 10 p.m. Monday and 6:10 a.m. Tuesday while it was parked at 100 E. Claflin.The rear window was broken; $575 loss. Animal shelter These animals were picked up April 16 at the locations listed and taken to the Salina Animal Shelter, 329 N. Second. Phone 8266535. DOGS — Black male terrier/Chihuahua mix with green collar, 200 block of East Kinwin Avenue; brown and brindle male pit mix, 400 block of West South Street; black and gray neutered male schnauzer mix with green collar, 700 block of Markley Road; black male Labrador mix with blue collar, 100 block of South 11th Street.

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