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THE SALINA JOURNAL GREAT PLAINS THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2001 B3 DEATHS & FUNERALS Georgia Lea Baird RUSSELL — Georgia Lea i Baird, 62, Russell, died Tues- da>^ April 24, 2001, at Russell I Regional Hospital. ' Miss Baird was born Sept. 14, 1938, at Wichita and was a resi- . dent of Russell since 1989, moving from Parsons. She was a resident of DSNWK Group Home, Russell. Survivors include her stepmother, Mary Lou Bronson of Pratt; three brothers. Bob and Jim, both of Great Bend, and Gary of Houston; five sisters, Eddi Walty of Lake Stevens, Wash., Kay Sisler and Roberta Logan, both of Wichita, Linda Beauchaine of Vallejo, Calif, and Gloria Schroeder of Venice, Fla. The memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at DSNWK Center, Russell, the Rev. Tim Harlin officiating. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Kechi Cemetery, Kechi. Memorials may be made to DSNWK in care of Pohlman's Mortuary, 610 N. Maple, Russell 67665. Visitation will be from noon to 9 p.m. today at the mortuary Robert L "Bob" Bartell WINONA — Robert L. "Bob" Bartell, 69, Winona, died Wednesday, April 25, 2001, at Logan County Hospital, Oakley Kennedy-Koster Funeral Home, Oakley, is handling arrangements. Selma Brown HERINGTON — Selma Brown, 85, Herington, died Tuesday, April 24, 2001, as the result of an automobile crash on U.S. Highway 77 in Geary County Brockmeier Funeral Chapel, Herington, is handling arrangements. Pearl Evelyn Mines Cahoon WARWICK, R.I. — Pearl Evelyn Hines Cahoon, 83, Warwick, died Saturday, April 21, 2001, at Westerly Health Center, Warwick. Mrs. Cahoon was born Pearl Evelyn Harmon on March 10, 1918, at Emporia, Kan., and was a former resident of Salina, Kan., moving to Warwick in 1975. She owned Pearl's Beauty Nook, Salina, from 1949 to 1975 and later retired from Mays Manufacturing, Warwick. She was preceded in death by a stepson, George Cahoon; and a stepdaughter, Delores Carbone. Survivors include a son, Ivan Thomas Madden of Las Vegas; three daughters, Carolyn Elizabeth Cole of Salina, Billie Ilene Strahm of Watauga, Texas, and Barbara Jean La Valley of Hope Valley, R.I.; three stepsons, Raymond Cahoon of Florida, Eugene Cahoon of Warwick and Walter Cahoon Jr. of Sandwich, Mass.; two stepdaughters, Barbara Genever and Theresa Cahoon, both of • Warwick; 14 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. The service will be private. There will be no visitation. S.R. Avery Funeral Home, Main Street, Hope Valley, R.I., is handling arrangements. Today's obituaries SAUNA Ruby A: Crook -Roy Wicks KANSAS . ATWOOD: Bernice McDougal COLBY: Diana LHelniger CONCORDIA: Lillle Mae Wright i CUBA: Vernon L. Reynolds HERINGTON: Selma Brown HOISIN&TON: Enola i. Logan HOLYROOD: Mary Zajic LABETTE: Victor G. Heapes LOGAN: Pauline LGailentine ; NORTON: Doris i.Trueblood OBERUN: Ethel Aiiene Ellis PLAINVILLE: Thelma H. Mosher RUSSELL: Georgia Lea Baird, Max P. Horn SHARON SPRINGS: George i. Lock VICTORIA: Aivln Charles • Soukup Jr. WASHINGTON: Max Hubbard WINONA: Robert L. "Bob" Bartell OUT OF STATE Pearl Evelyn Hines Cahoon, Wanwick, R.i. June Freed Fitzgerald, Littleton, Colo. James "Jim" Hendricks, Westminster, Colo. Leslie John Shellhase, Hardy, Neb. Ruby A. Crook Ruby A. Crook, 66, Salina, died Wednesday, April 25, 2001, at Salina Regional Health Center Ryan Mortuary, Salina, is handling arrangements. Ethel Aiiene Ellis OBERLIN — Ethel Aiiene Ellis, 90, Oberlin, died Monday, April 23, 2001, at her home. Mrs. Ellis was born Ethel Aiiene Troutner on Dec. 14, 1910, at Lenora and was a resident of Oberlin since 1991, moving from Clayton. She was a homemaker and a member of Clayton Methodist Church, Rebekah Lodge and United Methodist Women. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie Sr Survivors include three sons, Leslie Jr. of Clayton, Robert of North Platte, Neb., and Von of Aurora, Colo.; a daughter, Myrna Jones of Oberlin; three brothers, Lyman Troutner and Dallas Troutner, both of Lenora, and Calvin Troutner of Farmington, N.M.; three sisters, Irene Shewmake of Valley Center, Mary Gnagy of Norton and Jean Blain of Northglenn, Colo.; 15 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. The funeral wDl be at 10 a.m. today at Clayton United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Clayton Cemetery Memorials may be made in her name. Visitation will be from 8 a.m. until the service today at the church. PaiUs Funeral Home, 121 N. Penn, Oberlin 67749, is han­ dling arrangements. • Because of incorrect information provided to the Journal, her maiden name was incorrect in Wednesday's edition. June Freed Fitzgerald LITTLETON, Colo, — June Freed Fitzgerald, 81, Littleton, died April 13, 2001, at Littleton. Mrs. Fitzgerald was born June Freed on June 3, 1919, at Courtland, Kan., and was a resident of Salina from 1950 to 1975. She served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II. Survivors include two daughters, Suki Fitzgerald of Castle Rock and Cheryl Murphy of Littleton; and two grandchildren. Her ashes will be scattered at sea. Memorials may be made to Maxfund Animal Shelter, 1025 Galapago, Denver, CO 80204; Porter Hospice, Johnson Center, 5020 E. Arapahoe, Littleton, CO 80122; or Colorado Horse Rescue, 10386 N. 65th, Longmont, CO 80503. Aspen Mortuary, 1350 Simms, Golden, CO 80401, is handling arrangements. Pauline L Gallentine LOGAN — Pauline L. Gallentine, 81, Logan, died Tuesday, April 24, 2001, at Logan Manor. Mrs. Gallentine was born Pauline L. Jung on May 6,1919, at Slegiman, Md., and was a former resident of Pratt and Norton. She was preceded in death by her husband, William E.; a stepdaughter, Judy Casida; a stepson, Jerry Gallentine; and three stepgrandchildren. Survivors include three sons, Paul Casida of Veteran, Wyo., Edmond Casida of McCook, Neb., and Ken Casida of Ottumwa, Iowa; three daughters, Barbara Walkey of Denver, Joyce Fitzgerald of Ottumwa and Gloria Kay Draper of Norton; two stepsons, Gary Gallentine of Norton and Larry Joe Gallentine of Big Springs, Neb.; three stepdaughters, Sue Hildebrand of Norcatur, Dixie Collins of Castle Rock, Colo., and Peggy Rose of Hays; a brother, Lionel Jung of Kansas City Mo.; a sister, Doris Parker of Virginia Beach, Va.; 18 grandchildren; 23 stepgrandchildren; and 42 great­ grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Enfield Funeral Home, Norton, Wilmer Severns officiating. Burial will be in Norton Cemetery Memorials may be made to the Pauline Gallentine Memorial Fund. Visitation will be from 3 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 215 W. Main, Norton 67654. Diana L Heiniger COLBY — Diana L. Heiniger, 73, Colby, died Monday, April 23, 2001, at Topeka. Mrs. Heiniger was born Diana L. Smith on May 11,1927, at Colby. She was a homemaker Survivors include a son. Rick of Hiawatha; a daughter, Becky Clark of Holton; a brother, Murray Smith of Bluemont, Va.; and four grandchildren. The funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Harrison Chapel, Colby, the Rev. FrankLyn Schroeder officiating. Burial will be in Beulah Cemetery, Colby Memorials may be made to Hospice of Thomas County in care of the funeral chapel, 190 S. Franklin, Colby 67701. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral chapel. James "Jim" Hendricks WESTMINSTER, Colo. — James "Jim" Hendricks, 70, Westminster, died March 23, 2001. Mr Hendricks was born March 11, 1931, at Lenora, Kan. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War, receiving the Bronze Star He was an artist for Rockmont Envelope Co., retiring after 40 years of service. He was preceded in death by a son, Jeff Survivors include his wife, Pat; five children, Jim, Jami, Jennifer, Joe and Jene; 11 grandchildren; and a great­ grandchild. The funeral was March 27 at Highland Mortuary, Thornton. Burial was in Highland Memory Gardens. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Metro Denver, 425 S. Cherry, Glendale, CO 80246. Max P. Horn Enola I. Logan Victor G. Heapes LABETTE — Victor G. Heapes, 50, Labette, died Tuesday, April 24, 2001, at Pittsburg. Mr Heapes was born Dec. 6, 1950, at Nowata, Okla. He worked for Diamond Coach Co. Survivors include a son, Russell of Chetopa; a daughter, Jennifer Forquer of Fort Scott; a brother, Clayton of Concordia; his mother, Mildred Heapes of Belleville; three sisters, Sheri Blazek of Belleville, Judy Blewitt of Maud, Texas, and Mary Ann Carlock of Stuttgart, Ark.; and a grandchild. The service will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Belleville Cemetery, the Rev. Mark McGregor officiating. Burial will be in Belleville Cemetery Visitation wiU be from 1 to 9:30 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Bachelor-Faulkner-Dart-Surber Funeral Home, 1329 19th, BelleviUe 66935. RUSSELL — Max R Horn, 87, Russell, died Tuesday, April 24, 2001, at Hays Medical Center Mr. Horn was born April 15, 1914, at Glasco and was a longtime resident of Russell. He worked at Home State Bank, Russell, retiring as president and director. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of St. John. Lutheran Church, Rotary Club, Elks Lodge, Masonic Lodge and Shrine Club, all of Russell. He also was a member of Isis Shrine and Consistory, Salina, Beta Theta Pi Fraternity and University of Kansas Alumni Association. He was a life member of American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars posts, both of Russell. Survivors include his wife, Whilmetta of Russell; and a son, William D. of Brookfield, 111. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. John Lutheran Church, Russell, the Rev Henry Hartman officiating. Burial will be in St. John Lutheran Cemetery Russell. Memorials may be made to St. John Lutheran Church in care of Pohlman's Mortuary, 610 N. Maple, Russell 67665. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at the mortuary and 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at the church. Max Hubbard WASHINGTON — Max Hubbard, 51, Washington, died Tuesday, April 24, 2001, at University of Kansas Medical Center Burn Unit, Kansas City, Kan. Ward Funeral Home, Washington, is handling arrangements. George I. Lock SHARON SPRINGS — George I. Lock, 88, Sharon Springs, died Monday, April 23, 2001, at Prairie Manor Good Samaritan Center, Sharon Springs. Mr Lock was born July 15, 1912, at Wallace. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a mechanic. He was a member of Wesleyan Church, Sharon Springs. Survivors include two sisters, Ellen King of Sonoma, Calif, and Ruth Rains of Wallace; a brother, John of Wallace; and numerous nieces and nephews. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Mountain time Friday at Wesleyan Church, Sharon Springs, the Revs. Rick Dewees and Paul McNall officiating. Burial will be in Wallace Cemetery In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the George I. Lock Memorial Fund and may be left at Koons Funeral Home, 327 N. Gardner, Sharon Springs 67758, or mailed to Kooris Funeral Home, 211 N. Main, Goodland 67735. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Mountain time today at the funeral home and 9 to 10 a.m. Mountain time Friday at the church. HOISINGTON — Enola I. Logan, 96, Hoisington, died Monday April 23, 2001, at Hoisington Rehabilitation Center Mrs. Logan was born Enola I. Snodgrass on Aug. 15, 1904, at Hoisington and was a lifetime resident. She was a teacher for the Hoisington School District, a member of First Christian Church and a member and past worthy matron of Una Chapter 199 Order of the Eastern Star, all of Hoisington. Her husband, J. Wylie, died in 1993. There are no immediate survivors. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, Hoisington, the Rev. Paula Bell officiating. Burial will be in Hoisington Cemetery Memorials may be made to the Edward D. Kroesch Scholarship or Clara Barton Hospital Foundation in care of the funeral home, 415 N. Main, Hoisington 67544. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and 9 a.m. until the service Friday at the funeral home. Bernice McDougal ATWOOD — Bernice McDougal, 76, Atwood, died Tuesday, April 24, 2001, at St. Luke's Presbyterian Hospital, Denver Mrs. McDougal was born Bernice Anderson on July 4, 1924, at Colby She was a homemaker and a caseworker for Prairie Development Center, Atwood, from 1975 until retiring in 1991. She was a member of Colby United Methodist Church and a 50-year member of Colby Eastern Star Chapter 442. Her husband, Dr Warren, died in 1974. Survivors include a son. Warren of Garden City; two daughters. Toy Wooley of Arlington, Texas, and Tina Zachry of Burleson, Texas; a twin brother, Bernard Anderson of California; a sister, Juanita Benshoof of California; a special friend, Robert C. Miller Sr; and six grandchildren. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the United Methodist Church, Atwood, the Rev Wayne Stephens officiating. Burial will be in Beulah Cemetery Colby with rites by Colby Eastern Star Radiant Chapter 442. Memorials may be made to American Lung Association of Kansas. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Brantley Funeral Home, 215 S. Fourth, Atwood 67730. Thelma H. Mosher PLAINVILLE — Thelma H. Mosher, 97, Plainville, died Wednesday April 25, 2001, at Beverly Health Center, Lucas. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Plainville United Methodist Church. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Plainville Funeral Home, 320 S.W. Second, Plainville. Vernon L. Reynolds CUBA — Vernon L. Reynolds, 74, Cuba, died Tuesday April 24, 2001, at Republic County Hospital, Belleville. Mr Reynolds was born Jan. 28, 1927, at Cuba and was a lifetime resident of the area. He was a retired boilermaker and an Army veteran of World War 11. He was a member of American Legion and Masonic Lodge, both of Cuba. Survivors include his wife, Barbara of Cuba; three sons, Nick of Cuba, John of Houston and Pat of Las Vegas; a daughter, Susanne Reynolds of Abilene, Texas; a sister, Laura Shepek of Belleville; six grandchildren; and three great­ grandchildren. The inurnment service and military rites by American Legion, Cuba, will be at 3 p.m. Friday in Agenda City Cemetery In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family's choice. Visitation will be from 1 to 5 p.m. today at Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home, 1104 20th, Belleville 66935. Leslie John Shellhase HARDY, Neb. — Leslie John Shellhase, 77, Hardy died Sunday, April 22, 2001, at Northport, Ala. Mr Shellhase was born Jan. 12, 1924, at Hardy He was an Army veteran, serving in World War II and retiring in 1966 as a lieutenant colonel. He was awarded the Purple Heart, Legion of Merit and Bronze Star He taught at Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., and University of Alabama School of Social Work, retiring in 1989. He also was the author of many social work publications. Survivors include his wife. Fern; two sons, Jeremy Clayton of Fortuna, Calif., and Joel Klechner of Boston; his goddaughter, Stephanie Pitts Imeson of Gwinn, Mich.; and a sister, Lula Gregersen of Reno, Nev. The service will be at 11 a.m. • Monday in Rosemound Cemetery rural Hardy, the Rev Howard Schroeder officiating. Memorials may be made in care of the family 3823 Somerset Place, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405. Megrue-Price Funeral Home, 750 N. Commercial, Superior, NE 68978, is handling arrangements. Aivln Charles Soukup Jr. VICTORIA — Alvin Charles Soukup Jr, 31, Victoria, died Tuesday April 24, 2001 as the result of an automobile crash on U.S. Highway 183 north of LaCrosse. Mr Soukup was born July 18, 1969, at Kansas City Mo., and was a resident of Victoria since 1991. He was a computer network technician for Kansas State University Extension Offices of Northwest Kansas for three years and had formerly worked for Nex-tech, both of Hays. He was a member of St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Victoria. Survivors include his wife, Tammy of the home; a son, Dylan Charles of the home; a daughter. Jade Nicole Soukup of the home; his parents, Alvin C. Sr and Anita L. Soukup of Dorrance; three brothers, Andrew of McPherson, and Aaron and Austin, both of Dorrance; a sister, April Briney of Ness City; and his paternal grandmother, Blanche A. Soukup of Wilson. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Victoria, the Revs. Frank X. Grinko and Jerome Morgan officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Dorrance. A vigil will be at 7 p.m. today at Cline's Mortuary, 412 Main, Victoria 67671. Memorials may be made to Alvin Soukup Jr Children's Education Fund or for Masses. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today and 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Friday at the mortuary Doris I.Trueblood NORTON — Doris I. Trueblood, 77, Norton, died Monday April 23, 2001, at Norton County Hospital, Norton, Mrs. Trueblood was born Doris I. Messamore on Jan. 7, 1924, at Colby and was A former resident of rural Hoxie, moving to Norton in 1974. She had worked at J.C. Penney Co. at Denver and later at Norton until retirement. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Norton, and Kansas Rural Letter Carriers Association. Survivors include her husband, Edwin of the home; a son, Michael of Greenville, S.C.; two daughters, Linda Hubbard of Topeka and Marsha Pomes of Lawrence; three brothers, Kenneth Messamore and Jerry Messamore, both of Colby and Bill Messamore of Dickinson, Texas; a sister, Mildred J. Hardy of Hay Springs, Neb.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church, Norton, the Rev. Lew Van Der Wege officiating. Burial will be in Bow Creek Cemetery, rural Hoxie. Memorials may be made to American Liver Foundation in care of Mickey-Leopold Funeral Home, 1024 Sheridan, Hoxie 67740. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today Liilie Mae Wright CONCORDIA — Lillie Mae Wright, 69, Concordia, died Tuesday April 24, 2001, at Salina Regional Health Center Mrs. Wright was born Lillie Mae Maitlen on Dec. 8, 1931, at Meredith Township, rural Miltonvale. She was a member of Concordia Wesleyan Church and Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Survivors include her husband, Charles H. of Concordia; two sons, Charles M. of Beloit and Marvin R. of Concordia; a daughter, Aleta Ellis of Concordia; two sisters, Erma Johnson and Ethel Majors, both of Delphos; seven grandchildren and three great­ grandchildren. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Concordia Wesleyan Church, the Rev Steve Colaw and Doug Deil officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery rural Miltonvale. Memorials may be made to Lupus Foundation of America- Kansas Chapter, Box 16094, Wichita 67216. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday at Nutter Mortuary 116 E. Sixth, Concordia 66901, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday Roy Wicks Roy Wicks, 91, Salina, died Dec. 23, 2000, at Salina. Mr Wicks was born Nov 24, 1909, at Beloit. He was a printer and typesetter for newspapers in Salina, Manhattan and Kansas City He was preceded in death by his wife, Golda. Survivors include a son, LeRoy of Butler, Mo.; and three grandchildren. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at First Christian Church, Salina, the Rev Paul Robbins officiating. In­ urnment will be in Roselawn Memorial Park, Salina. Memorials may be made to First Christian Church. There will be no visitation. The body was cremated. Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina 67401, is handling arrangements. • Because of a Journal error, his date of death was incorrect in Wednesday's edition. TODAY'S SCRIPTURE Bring joy to your servant, for to you, Q Lord, I lift up my soul. — Psalms 86:4 (NIV) Mary Zajic HOLYROOD — Mary Zajic, 90, Holyrood, died Tuesday, April 24, 2001, at Wilson Nursing Center Mrs. Zajic was born Mary Hogan on May 22,1910, at rural Barton County and was a lifetime resident of Holyrood. She was a homemaker and a clerk at Holyrood Grocery She was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Holyrood. Her husband, Rudolph, died in 1953. Survivors include a son, Derald of Holyrood; a brother, LeRoy Hogan of Holyrood; a grandchild; and two great­ grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth, the Rev Mary Lou Klein officiating. Burial will be in Palacky Cemetery rural Holyrood. Memorials may be made to Holyrood Ambulance Service. There will be no visitation. Parsons Funeral Home, 307 N. Lincoln, Ellsworth 67439, is handling arrangements. BRIEFLY Herington woman killed in crash JUNCTION CITY — A Herington woman was killed Tuesday afternoon in a near head- on crash on U.S. Highway 77, 2V2 miles south of Interstate Highway 70. Selma Brown, 85, was driving south at 12:35 p.m. when she lost control of her car The vehicle went into the adjacent lane and collided with a northbound pickup, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. Brown was dead at the scene. The pickup driver, Paula Persell, 38, Hope, was taken to Geary Community Hospital and then transferred to Salina Regional Health Center Wednesday, she was in satisfactory condition, said a hospital spokeswoman. Both drivers were wearing seat belts. Victoria man dies in crash on U.S. 183 La CROSSE — A Victoria man was killed in a rear-end crash Tuesday afternoon on U.S. Highway 183. Alvin Soukup Jr, 31, was driving north in a construction zone at 5:20 p.m. when his car reportedly rear-ended a pickup that had stopped for a flagman, said the Kansas Highway Patrol. Soukup's car went partially under the pickup. He was not wearing a seat belt. The driver of the truck, John R. Wellbrock, 29, Hays, was not injured. From Staff Reports WaWESDAY'g DRAWMBg DAILY PICK 3 8-5-7 WINNER TAKE ALL 9-11-18-22-28 KANSAS CASH 11-20-23-30-32-34 Estimated Jackpot $480,000 POWERBALL 14-26-28-29-39 POWERBALL 39 Estimated Jackpot $-\^ million

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