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THE SALINA JOURNAL NEWS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1996 AS DEATHS fit FUNERALS T NORTON COUNTY Linda Ann Adkins CLIFTON — Linda Ann Adkins, 46., Clifton, died Wednesday, Oct. 16,1996, at her home. •Mrs. Adkins was born Linda Ann Gruber on Nov. 21, 1949, at Smith Center. She was co-owner of a beauty shop in Concordia for several years and for the past 10 years worked for Turner Furniture Store in Clifton. She was a member of the Concordia Lutheran Church. Survivors include her husband, Nicholas of Clifton; two daughters, Angela Garcia of Wichita and Nichole Adkins of Clifton; her parents, Melvin and LaVona Gruber of Concordia; a brother, Greg Gruber of Kirwin; and a sister, Cindy Biier of Norway. The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Concordia Lutheran Church, Pastor Aaron Albrecht officiating. Burial will be in Glasco City Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Linda Adkins Memorial Fund to be designated later. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today at the Turner Funeral Home, Box 220, Clifton 66937, where the family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today. Eileen Anderson WICHITA — Eileen Anderson, 80, Wichita, died Monday, Oct. 14, 1996. Cochran Mortuary, Wichita, is handling arrangements. Today's obituaries SALINA Edwy M. "Ed" Layman Aleen F. Stulz KANSAS BELOIT: Neal E. Dreibelbis, Maxine VanDonge CLIFTON; Linda Ann Adkins CONCORDIA: Vivian E. Dochow, Jesse Ray Hinson DELPHOS: Marvin B. Smith GREAT BEND: E. Gertrude "Gertie" Cuzlck INMAN: Emma Schierllng LINDSBORG: Eunice Holt McPHERSON: Donna Jean Cody PHILLIPSBURQ: Carrie M. Fait PLAINVILLE: Edna M, Mutton WICHITA: Eileen Anderson OUT OF STATE Margaret A. Foddrlll, Boron, Calif, Etta Faye Qraht, Galveston, Texas George A. Myers, Deshler, Neb. Donna Jean Cody ;McPHERSON — Donna Jean Cody, 39, McPherson, died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 1996, at Via Christi Regional Medical Center, Wichita. Mi's. Cody was born Donna Jean Johnson on Sept. 9, 1957, at Con- cprdia and was a resident of McPherson sinc.e July 1995, moving from Hutchinson. She was a teacher at Halstead Junior High School and attended the First Baptist Church, McPherson. She was a former member of the Concordia Baptist Church and First Baptist Church, Hutchinson. • ;Survivors include her husband, Ronald of McPherson; a daughter, Elyse Cody of the home; a son, Daniel of the home; two brothers, DuWayne Johnson and Rick L. Johnson, both of Concordia; and her stepmother, Roberta Johnson of Concordia. ' The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church, McPherson, the Rev. Alden G. Dick officiating. Burial wll],;. ; ,be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Concordia. Ifl"-lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Heart Ministries Inc., Hutchinson; Focus on the Family, Colorado Springs, Colo.; First'Baptist Church, McPherson; or'the charity of the donor's choice. The casket will be open at the church and from 2:15 to 2:45 p.m. at the cemetery. There will be no visitation. i Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home, 222 W. Euclid, McPherson 67460, is handling arrangements. E. Gertrude "Gertie" Cuzick GREAT BEND — E. Gertrude "Gertie" Cuzick, 66, Great Bend, digd Wednesday, Oct. 16, 1996, at the "Central Kansas Medical Center. Mrs. Cuzick was born E. Gertrude Palmer'on Oct. 29, 1929, at Great Bend. She had worked in the credit department of Montgomery Ward and was an E.K.G. technician at Central Kansas Medical Center, both of Great Bend. Survivors include her husband, Jess H. "Snick" Jr. of the home; a daughter, Lori Trow of Assaria; a sister, Viola Hoge of Great Bend; and three grandchildren. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Bryant-Christians Funeral Home, 1425 Patton Road, Great Bend 67530, the Rev. Dick Near officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the grandchildren's education fund. There will be no visitation. Vivian E. Dochow CONCORDIA — Vivian E. Dochow, 83, Concordia, died Tuesday, Oct. 15,1996, at her home. Ms. Dochow was born Aug. 19, 1913, at Jamestown and was a lifelong, resident of Concordia: She had worked as an egg candler for Metz Packing and Seymour Packing and also worked in the meat department for Boogaart's Warehouse. She was a member of the American Association of Retired Perspns and Concordia Wesleyan Church, Survivors include a daughter, Ilene Lloyd of Greenwood, Neb.; a brother, Boyd Dochow of Concor- diaj-a sister, Addie Cobb of Orlando, Fla,.; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. -• The funeral will be at 11. a.m. Friday at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Chapel, Concordia, the Rev. Du- $ne Seitz officiating. Burial will be! "in Fairview Cemetery, Jamestown. Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice or Wesleyan Church Children's Sunday School. Visitation will be after 1 p.m. today at the chapel, 325 W. Sixth St., Box 606, Concordia 66901. Neal E. Dreibelbis BELOIT — Neal E. Dreibelbis, 70, Beloit, died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 1996, at the Mitchell County Community Hospital, Beloit. Mr. Dreibelbis was born Feb. 14, 1926, near Burrton and returned to Beloit in 1995, moving from Salt Lake City, where he had been a resident since 1971. He was a truck driver for Consolidated Freightways and had been a sales and delivery representative for Betts Baking Co. He was a member of the Evangelical United Brethren Church, Concordia, Kansas American Legion, Teamsters Union and American Bowling Congress. Survivors include his wife, Wanda N. of Beloit; two sons, Ted of Kennewick, Wash., and Tim of Salt Lake City; four daughters, Linda Wood and Lora Dreibelbis, both of Salt Lake City, Patience Walter and Pene Cox, both of Beloit; a sister, Patience Kedigh of Marble Falls, Texas; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several stepgrandchil- dren and stepgreat-grandchil- dren. The service will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Valley Township Cemetery, near Haven, the "Rev. Roy Nelson officiating. Memorials may be made to Kansas State University Center for Basic Cancer Research. Visitation will be at the McDonald Funeral Home, 910 N. Campbell, Beloit 67420. Carrie M. Farr PHILLIPSBURG — Carrie M. Farr, 98, Phillipsburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 15,1996, at Phillips County Long Term Care, Phillipsburg. Mrs. Farr was born Carrie M. Frisbe on July 6, 1898, at Lucas and was a former resident of Stockton. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by husbands, Joseph Jenkinson and Dennis Farr in 1964. Survivors include two sons, Robert and Paul; and two daughters, Florida Jenkinson and Ruth Lamb. The service will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Stockton Cemetery, the Rev. Jim Crandal officiating. Memorials may be made to charity of the donor's choice. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the Smith-Moore- Overlease Funeral Home, 723 N. First, Stockton 67669. Margaret A. Foddrill BORON, Calif. — Margaret A. Foddrill, 71, Boron died Saturday, Oct. 12,1996, at Lancaster. Stickel Mortuary, Mojave, is handling arrangements. day, Oct. 16, 1996, at the Cloud County Health Center, Concordia. Mr. Hinson was born Feb. 10, 1909, at Louisville and was a resident of Concordia since 1945. He worked for the Union Pacific Railroad, retiring in 1974. He was a member of the United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Rovena of Concordia; and a son, Verleof Topeka. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Chaput-Buoy Funeral Chapel, Concordia, the Rev. Ken Parker officiating. Burial will be in Gatesville Cemetery, southeast of Clay Center. Visitation will be after 1 p.m. today at the funeral home, 325 W. Sixth St., Box 606, Concordia 66901. Eunice Holt LINDSBORG — Eunice Holt, 83, Lindsborg, died Wednesday, Oct. 16,1996, at the Lindsborg Community Hospital. Mrs. Holt was born Feb. 24,1913. She was a resident of Lindsborg since 1954, moving from Marquette. She was a field representative for the American Heart Association for 17 years and a member of the Messiah Lutheran Church, Lindsborg. Her husband, Lucas, died in 1965. Survivors include a son, Thomas of LaGrande, Ore.; two daughters, Sandra Strong of Lindsborg and Sherry McMahon of Mulvane; a brother, Leonard Johnson of Council Grove; a sister, Eloise Ericson of Marquette; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great- grandchildren. The service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Elmwood Cemetery. Lindsborg. Memorials may be made to Messiah Lutheran Church. There will be no visitation. Olson's Funeral Home, 202 N. Jackson, Marquette 67464, is handling arrangements. Edna M. Mutton PLAINVILLE — Edna M. Hutton, 85, Plainville, died Wednesday, Oct. 16,1996, at the Plainville Rural Hospital. Moore-Overlease Funeral Home, Plainville, is handling arrangements. Edwy M. "Ed" Layman Edwy M. "Ed" Layman, 74, Salina, died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 1996, at his home. Mr. Layman was born March 30,1922, at Salina and was a lifelong resident. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He managed Crawford Sinclair Auto Service Station from 1985 to 1990, worked for Eldorado Industries and was a leather craftsman having made holsters for the Saline County sheriffs department. He was a member of the Grand Avenue United Methodist Church, Salina, and a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Salina. He was preceded in death by his wife, Opal Adeline, in 1983; and a son, Larry in 1992. Survivors include a daughter, Yvonne Vancil of Salina; four grandchildren; and three great- grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Grand Avenue United Methodist Church, 304 W. Grand, the Rev. Rick Just officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the church. Visitation will be after noon today at the Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina 67401. MR. LAYMAN She was preceded in death by husbands, Herbert T. Schierling in 1957 and Dave T. Schierling in 1994. Survivors include three sons, Richard and Roy, both of Inman, and Gene of Hutchinson; a daughter, Mary K. Lambert, Monett, Mo.; two stepsons, Dale of Casper, Wyo., and David of Redding, Calif.; five brothers, Harry Reimer, John Reimer and Paul Reimer, all of Inman, Hugo Reimer of Newton and Ernest Reimer of Hutchinson; four sisters, Ruth Wiens of Inman, Rosella Regier of Garden City, Mildred Rogers of Dodge City and Gertrude Sigler of Derby; nine grandchildren; a great-grandchild; three stepgrandchildren; and eight stepgreat-grandchil- dren. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday in North Inman Cemetery. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Inman, the Rev. Melvin Miller officiating. Memorials may be made to the church. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the church. Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home, 222 W. Euclid, McPherson 67460, is handling arrangements. Marvin B. Smith DELPHOS — Marvin B. Smith, 45, Delphos, died Wednesday, Oct. 16,1996, at Salina Regional Health Center. Mr. Smith was born Feb. 16, 1951, at Concordia and was a lifelong resident of Delphos. He worked for Rema Bakeware in Salina until disabled in a traffic accident in May 1995 and had also formerly worked for the city of • Delphos. Survivors include his mother, Lila Smith of Delphos; three brothers, Dean and Kenneth, both of Salina, and Paul of Minneapolis; and four sisters, Mary Bailey and Iva Kibler, both of Delphos, Colene Huiett of Minneapolis and Judy Wirth of Salina. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Shields Funeral Home, Minneapolis, the Rev. David Heikes officiating. Burial will be in Delphos Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Head Injury Rehabilitation Unit of Ottawa County Hospital, Minneapolis. Visitation will be at the funeral home, 405 Argyle, Minneapolis 67467. Aleen F. Stulz Aleen F. Stulz, 85, Salina, died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 1996, at the Smoky Hill Rehabilitation Center, Salina. Mrs. Stulz was born April 20, 1911, at Hallo well and was a resident of Salina since 1952, moving from Clyde. She was a homemaker and a member of the University United Methodist Church and Shalom Group of the United Methodist Women. Her husband, Herbert S., died in 1960. Survivors include two sisters, Elva Lee Jones of Salina and Grace Hoffmann of Santa Barbara, Calif. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Geisendorf-Rush Smith Funeral Home, 401 W. Iron Ave., Salina 67401, the Rev. Robert Conway officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the University United Methodist Church organ maintenance fund. There will be no visitation. Treasurer accused of misusing funds County workers report they diwied up funds collected by office By DAVID CLOUSTON The Salina Journal NORTON — Two years after the conviction and resignation of the county sheriff for misuse of public funds, another county official -*Treasurer Valerie Babcock — faces buster from office for the same offense. County Attorney R. Douglas Sebelius last week instituted civil proceedings in Norton County District Court to oust Babcock based on results of a three-month investigation. The investigation, conducted by an agent of the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, was sparked by two employees of the office who came forward with information. Neither Babcock nor her attorney could be reached for comment Wednesday. Babcock has 20 days to file an answer in the court case. Authorities allege that Babcock and three employees of the office were collecting funds from several sources and dividing the money in equal shares among themselves each month. The funds involved amounted to between $65 and $100 a month, Sebelius said. They included funds related to vehicle registrations, including fees paid for copies of a list of each month's vehicle sales in the county. Some of the money also came from a research fee for requests such as searching files for unpaid taxes, Sebelius said. The money should have gone to MRS. STULZ Etta Faye Grant GALVESTON, Texas — Etta Faye Grant, 83, Galveston, died Monday, Oct. 14, 1996, at Gulf Health Care Center, Galveston. Mrs. Grant was born Etta Faye Sliqk on Oct. 5, 1913, at Bennington, Kan., and was a longtime resident of Galveston. She had worked for the University of Texas Medical Branch Billing Department and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. Her husband, Paul Jr., preceded her in death. Survivors include two brothers, Aubrey Slick and Ervin E. Slick, both of Bennington. The service will be at 2 p.m. today in Galveston Memorial Park, Hitchcock, the Rev. Denton Bassett officiating. Memorials may be made to charity of the donor's choice. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Malloy & Son Funeral Home, 3028 Broadway, Galveston 77550. Jesse Ray Hinson CONCORDIA — Jesse Ray Hinson, 87, Concordia, died Wednes- George A. Myers DESHLER, Neb. — George A. Myers, 92, Deshler, died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 1996, at the Blue Valley . Lutheran Home, Hebron. Mr. Myers was born July 19, 1904, at Talmo, Kan., and was a resident of Deshler since 1951. He had been a farmer. His wife, Bessie, preceded him in death. Survivors include nieces and nephews. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Bachelor-Faulkner-Dart-Surber Chapel, Belleville, Pastor Clark Struebing officiating. Burial will be in Belleville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. today and Friday at the funeral home, 1329 19th, Belleville 66935. Emma Schierling INMAN — Emma Schierling, 73, Inman, died Tuesday, Oct. 15,1996, at the Hutchinson Hospital. Mrs. Schierling was born Emma Reimer on Oct. 8, 1923, at Inman and was a lifelong resident. She was a former secretary for the Inman Public Schools and had worked in the housekeeping department at Pleasant View Home, Inman. She was a member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Inman. Maxine VanDonge BELOIT — Maxine Van- Donge, 86, Beloit, died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 1996, at Hilltop Lodge, Beloit. McDonald Funeral Home, Beloit, is handling arrangements. WHINESDAY'S DRAWINGS DAILY PICK 3 7-5-9 KANSAS CASH 10-11-13-15-28-29 Estimated Jackpot $1 million POWERBALL 20-31-33-40-43 POWERBALL 10 Estimated Jackpot $34 million LOTTERY SCENE Category 4866 the county's general fund or spe-'. cial vehicle fund, he said. The petition cites money collected from April 1 through June 28, although evidence indicates the practice dates back to July 1994, Sebelius said. Sebelius said he does not anticipate filing criminal charges. The two employees who came forward have turned in the money they received during the three-month period. The third employee subsequently left the office to join her husband's business, and her position has not been filled, Sebelius said. Besides the KBI and the Norton County Sheriffs Office, an assistant with the Decatur County Attorney's Office also helped with the case. In 1995, Sheriff Myron Cochran resigned following a jury trial that ended with his conviction on 12 felony counts of misuse of public funds. The charges involved nine commission checks sent by South-' western Bell for his endorsement that were not delivered to the county treasurer's office. "What is particularly baffling about this situation was the treasurer was in office at that ,time," Sebelius said. "It leads me to believe there was no question she would know this kind of fund is not approved and certainly it can't be used to supplement , someone's compensation. "Either Norton County has more than its fair share of public corruption, or we try and deal with it when we find it. I'm kind of embarrassed these things crop up but we have to deal with them. I sure don't like doing it. I'm plenty busy otherwise"." 5 dropped from Simpson jury By The Associated Press SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Lawyers for plaintiffs suing O.J. Simpson removed four black prospective jurors Wednesday, including a victim of the notorious "pillowcase rapist." Simpson's lawyers protested the removals, according to sources, but Superior Court Judge Hiroshi Fujisaki allowed the plaintiffs' peremptory challenges to stand. The protest came after attorney Michael Brewer, representing the mother of Ronald Goldman, oust- ed a woman prospect who had said earlier that Simpson would an-; swer to God if he is guilty of dou- • ble murder. Each side is entitled to eight challenges without stating a cause for the first 12 jurors. Each side then has eight more challenges when selecting eight alternates. By midafternoon the plaintiffs had used half their challenges and the defense had exercised one. ON THE RECORD Hospital report Salina Regional Health Center PENN ADMISSIONS — None. SANTA FE ADMISSIONS — Danny Fazel, Courtney Main, Patricia Ketterman, Nancy Springer and Tresha Hoover, all of Salina; Ha Myers, Smith Center; Elnora Sherman, Belleville; Bonnie Wurm, Oberlin; John Acosta, Manchester; Erna Edmunds, Abilene; Bernard Nobert, Concordia; Goldie Smith, Lincoln; Dorothy York, Healy. DISMISSALS — Virginia Breeden, Marie Jones, Annie Meadows, Susan Thornburg and baby boy, all of Salina; Gerald Kaiser, Great Bend; Jordan Kyle McNelly, Gypsum; Harold Schwendener, Abilene. Births BOYS: Tresha and Lance Hoover, Salina, 9 Ibs. 5ozs., born Oct. 16. Gail Simpson, Salina, 8 Ibs. 15 ozs., born Oct. 16. Patricia Ketterman, Concordia, 8 Ibs. 7 ozs., born Oct. 16. District court CHARGED — Tohnya Ann Lopez, 30, 1340 N. Fourth, charges of burglary and theft in connection with an incident Sept. 19 at Fifth and Hamilton. Nathan Ronald Conn, 19, Wichita, charges of felony theft and criminal deprivation of property in connection with an incident Oct. 8 in the 2100 block of North Headville Road. Sammy Lee Brittendall Jr., 39, 629 Neal, charges of driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license, transporting an open container and no proof of insurance in connection with a traffic stop Sept. 9 in the 100 block of East Elm. Douglas Werth, 27, 412 Otto, charges of burglary and theft in connection with a break-in Sept. 11 to 309 Hart. A ceramic cat and a wood cabinet at the residence were damaged, and dress socks and shirts were taken. Total damage was $85, loss was $55. SENTENCED — Crystal Lageman, 24, 508 S. Eighth Apt. 2,15 months in prison <9r possession of methamphet- amlne in connection with a police search July 12, 1995, at 859 S. Santa Fe Apt. 4; two year probation granted. Bradley Holmes, 16, Salina, 19 months in prison for residential burglary, 6 months for vehicle burglary, consecutive, for a 25 month total term. Holmes was also sentenced to six months each for burglary and two misdemeanor thefts, concurrent to the first sentence; two year probation granted. The crimes occurred in June in Salina. William Quinley, 42,69? E. Wilson, 90 days in jail for felony driving under the influence; to serve 48 hours in jail and the remainder of the sentence on house arrest; two year probation granted. Police blotter PROPERTY DAMAGE — Blue paint was spread on the passenger side of a van belonging to LaVelle A. Frick between 4:30 p.m. Sunday and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday while the van was parked at The Phoenix, 100 N. Fifth;; $500 damage. Rocks were thrown at a house owned by Michael J. Brody, 308 S. 12th, between 8 a.m. Oct. 1 and 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, causing holes in the vinyl siding; $500 damage. INJURY ACCIDENT — Shelley D. Hanchett, 39, 1200 Gypsum, was treated at Salina Regional Health Center for injuries she suffered when the car she was driving and a car driven by Edith L. Erickson, 80, 130 Millview, collided at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Ohio and Crawford streets. Animal shelter These animals were picked up Oct. 15 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 husky with blue collar, 100 block of Leslie; black male Labrador mix, 3200 block of State; white and orange female Brittany with faded orange collar,.. 800 block of State; black and tan fe-- male spaniel mix, Crawford and Old Highway 40; blond male spaniel mix, Crawford and Old Highway 40; black male Labrador mix, State and Hal-, stead Road. CATS — White, cream and brown male Siamese mix, 1000 block of Highland; gray.black and tan female with medium hair, 900 block of West Walnut. TODAY'S SCRIPTURE "But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life." — John 4:14 MUti Rose Humbarger In loving memory of our dear Mother who passed away ten (10) years ago today, October 16, 1986. She will never be forgotten and was loved by all. t i Archie R. Weaverling MANKATO - Archie R. Weaverling, j ( 96, Mankato, died Friday, Oct. 4,1 1996, at Jewell County Hospital Long ] | Term Care Unit, Mankato. The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Oct.; . 19 at Melby Mortuary Chapel, 402 N. I I High, Mankato 66956, Pastor Kendal j j Utt officiating. Inurnment will be in I I Mount Hope Cemetery, Mankato, with j \ a service by Mankato Masonic Lodge. Memorials may be made to Jewell < ' County Hospital Long Term Care or | [Evangelical Lutheran Church,; i Mankato.

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