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THE SALINA JOURNAL GREAT PLAINS FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2001 B3 DEATHS & FUNERALS Robert Lee "Bob" Bartell WINONA — Robert Lee "Bob" Bartell. 69, Winona, died Wednesday, April 25, 2001, at Logan County Hospital, Oakley Mr. Bartell was born Nov. 24, 1931, at Scott City and was a lifetime area resident. He was a self-employed water well contractor and owned and operated Bartell Drilling and Machine Works, Winona. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War, a member of American Truck Historical Association, Kansas Water Well Association, American Rifle Association and Logan County Fire Department, Winona, and a lifetime member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2981, Oakley The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Winona High School Gym, Winona, the Rev. Manny Diaz officiating. Burial will be in Russell Springs Cemetery with military rites by Oakley Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion. Memorials may be made to Intermountain West Chapter of American Truck Historical Society or Logan County EMS, in care of Kennedy-Koster Funeral Home, RO. Box 221, Oakley 67748. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 217 Freeman, Oakley 67748, and from 10 a.m. until the service Saturday at the high school gym, Winona. Joan Moritz Beard Joan Moritz Beard, 42, Salina, died Wednesday, April 25, 2001, at Windsor Estates Nursing Center, Salina. Mrs. Beard was born Joan Moritz on March 18, 1959, at Beloit and was a Salina resident since 1975. She was a homemaker and a member ..nn nr-.nn, of SacrcdHcart MRS. BEARD cathedral Parish, Salina, and Catholic Single Adult Group at the church. Survivors include a son, Adam of Salina; a daughter, Nicola Beard of Salina; her mother, Carol A. Moritz of Salina; two brothers, Larry of Salina and John of Hays; three sisters, Kathy Gasper and twin sister, Jean West, both of Salina, and Nancy Caplinger of Topeka; and a special friend, Don Dieker of Salina. The memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Salina, the Rev. Kerry Ninemire and Monsignor James Hake officiating. Inurnment will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Salina. A vigil will be at 7 p.m. today at Ryan Mortuary 137 N. Eighth, Salina 67401. Memorials may be made to The Huntington's Disease Society of America or Sacred Heart Junior/Senior High School. The family will receive friends at the vigil today at the funeral home. The body was cremated. George Befort DAMAR — George Befort, 62, Damar, died Wednesday April 25, 2001, at his home. Mr, Befort was born May 25, 1938, at rural Ellis County and was a longtime area resident, moving to Damar in 1996. He was a retired farmer, custom harvester and owner/operator of Befort Sales. He served in the Army National Guard and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Damar, and a past member of Ellis Knights of Columbus. Survivors include his wife, Elaine Brin-Befort of the home; a daughter, Karen L. Kohl of Hays; four sons, Bruce and Clayton, both of Hays, Rodney of Ingalls and Rex A. of Wichita; five stepsons, Marty Brin of Great Bend, Arlen Brin of Zurich, Myron Brin of Plainville, ' Galen Brin of Kansas City, Mo., and David Brin of Hays; a stepdaughter, Sheri Webb of Logan; his parents, August and Helen Befort of Hays; a brother, Jim of Monroe, N.C.; a sister. Alberta Klaus of Hays; 10 grandchildren; 17 stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and three stepgreat-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church, the Revs. Don McCarthy, Bill Surmeier and Bill Killian officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays. A vigil will be at 6:30 p.m. today at Cline's Mortuary, 1919 E. 22nd, Hays 67601. Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association, Rooks County Transportation Van or for Masses. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today and 8:30-9:45 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary Today's obttuaples SAUNA Joan Moritz Beard Lorna M. Brown Ruby A. Hardesty Crook Stephen Edward Rettig . KANSAS CUBA; Vernon L Reynolds DAMAR: George Befort ESBON: Lillian Pearl Jones HERINGTON: Selma Brown ; HILL CITY: Billy Joe Worcester HOLYROOD: Albert W;Siemsen LINCOLNVILLE: Otto Lehmann NORTON: Arlene Clark OAKLEY: Bernard J. "Steve" Stephens PLAINVILLE: Thelma H. Mosher; RUSSELL: Raymond G. Halnke . AWASHINGTON: Max Hul*ard WINONA; Robert Lee "Bob" Bartell OUT OF STATE Marvel Jemison Tucker Carlson, Weslaco, Texas Jennifer A. Fruhwirth, Alexandria, Neb. Lorna M. Brown Lorna M. Brown, 80, Salina, died Saturday, April 21, 2001, at Smoky HiU Rehabilitation Center, Salina. Mrs. Brown was born Lorna M. Smith on Feb. 15, 1921, at KiU Creek Tovmship, Osborne Covuity, and was a Salina resident since 1981, moving from Washing- ..nn tou. She taught MRS. BROWN school at Osborne County and Russell County for a few years and ovraed and operated Goodland Greenhouse for 28 years with her husband. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Salina, and Trinity United Methodist Women. Survivors include her husband, Amos of the home; a brother, Eugene Smith of Paradise; and a sister-in-law, Marjorie Eastman of Salina. A memorial service will be at 4:30 p.m. today at Trinity United Methodist Church, 901 E. Neal, the Rev. Susan Stover officiating. Inurnment will be later in Great Bend City Cemetery The family will receive friends from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. today at the church. Geisendorf-Rush Smith Funeral Home, 401 W. Iron, Salina 67401, is handling arrangements. • Because of a Journal error, the length of visitation was incorrect in Wednesday's edition. 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 Mrs. Brown was born Selma Schneider on Dec. 31, 1915, at Durham. She retired from the Herington Times and was a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church and Herington Country Club. Survivors include a son, Kenneth of Scottsdale, Ariz.; four grandchildren; and two great­ grandchildren. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Herington, the Rev. K.C. Dehning officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery Memorials may be made to Our Redeemer Lutheran Church Endowment. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Brockmeier Funeral Home, 112 S. Broadway Herington 67449. The casket will remain closed at the church. Marvel Jemison T\jcker Carlson WESLACO, Texas — Marvel Jemison Tucker Carlson, 91, Weslaco, died March 19,2001, at Weslaco. Mrs. Carlson was born Marvel Jemison on Aug. 8, 1909, at Woodward, Okla., and was a former resident of Osborne, Kan., moving to Weslaco 25 years ago. She was a music teacher for Osborne Elementary and Junior High School and for rural county schools. She was a member of Osborne United Methodist Church, American Legion Auxiliary, Fidelia Club and ODFF Square Dance Group. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Eugene Tucker, in 1970; her second husband, David Carlson, in 1988; and a daughter, Kathleen Hartway, in 1989. Survivors include a daughter, Jeanette Robinson of Yardley, Pa.; eight grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a stepgreat-grandchild. The memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at United MRS. CROOK homemaker, a Methodist Church, Osborne, the Rev. Gary Davison officiating. Inurnment was in Osborne Cemetery. Clark-Gashaw Mortuary 238 N. Furst, Osborne 67473, is handling arrangements. Arlene Clark NORTON — Arlene Clark, 84, Norton, died Wednesday April 25, 2001, at Norton County Hospital, Norton. Mrs. Clark was born Arlene Shirley on Feb. 29,1917, at Norcatur and was a former resident of Mishawaka, Ind., moving to Norton in 1944. She worked at First State Bank, Norton, from 1954 to 1982 and was a member of First United Methodist Church, Norton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth L. "Ben," in 1996; and a daughter, Sheryl Sue Steele. Survivors include two sons. Ken L. of Houston and Robert L. of Bel Air, Md.; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two great-great­ grandchildren. The funeral wiU be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Enfield Funeral Home, Norton, the Rev. Lew Van Der Wege officiating. Burial wiU be in Norcatur Cemetery Memorials may be made to Norcatur High School Alumni Association. Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 215 W. Main, Norton 67654.. M Ruby A. Hardesty Crook Ruby A. Hardesty Crook, 66, Salina, died Wednesday April 25, 2001, at Salina Regional Health Center. Mrs. Crook was born Ruby A. Hardesty on Sept. 20,1934, at Salina and was a lifelong resident. She was a member of the Methodist Church and a Salvation Army volunteer. Survivors include a son, Elmer Calkins of Salina; two daughters, Elaine Garman of Ellsworth and Cathy Calkins of South Hutchinson; three grandchildren; and three great­ grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Ryan Mortuary Salina, the Rev. Paul Robbins officiating. Private burial wiU be in Gypsum HUl Cemetery, Salina. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina 67401. Jennifer A. Fruhwirtii ALEXANDRIA, Neb. — Jennifer A. Fruhwirth, 21, Alexandria, died Thursday, April 26, 2001, at Lincoln. Miss Fruhwirth was born Sept. 17, 1979, at Kansas City, Mo. She attended Concordia College, Seward, and Metro Tech, Omaha. Survivors include her mother and stepfather. Colleen and Rick Emery of Alexandria; her father, John of Lincoln; two brothers, Russ and Will, both of Lincoln; a sister, Laurel Fruhwirth of Lincoln; and her grandparents, J.M. and Betty Fruhwirth of Omaha and Lloyd and Kathleen Richardson of Omaha. The memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Fairbury There will be no visitation. The body was cremated. Price Funeral Home, 210 S. Third, Hebron, NE 68370, is handling arrangements. Raymond G. IHalnke RUSSELL — Raymond G. Hainke, 79, Russell, died Wednesday, April 25, 2001, at Russell Regional Hospital. Mr. Hainke was born Feb. 27, 1922, at Otis and lived most of his life in RusseU County He was an Army veteran of World War II and owned a small lawnmower repair shop for many years. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church and a lifetime member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6240, both of Russell. Survivors include his wife, Isabel of Russell; a son, Gary of Wichita; three daughters, Gloria Deem of Seattle, Rita Hainke of Kansas City, Mo., and Virginia Arend of Topeka; and five grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Pohlman's Memorial Chapel, Russell, the Rev. Harlan Kaden officiating. Burial will be in St. John Lutheran Cemetery Russell. Memorials may be made to St. John Lutheran Church or American Cancer Society, in care of the mortuary, 610 N. Maple, Russell 67665. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. vmtil the service Saturday at the mortuary Max Hubbard WASHINGTON — Max Hubbard, 51, Washington, died Tuesday April 24, 2001, at the University of Kansas Medical Center Burn Unit, Kansas City Kan. Mr. Hubbard was born May 1, 1949, at Washington. He was a mill worker at Farmers Co-op Elevator, Greenleaf, and a member of Washington Saddle Club and Washington County Sheriff's Posse. Survivors include his wife, Marcia of Washington; a son. Randy of Bowling Green, Ohio; a daughter, Kimberley Irwin of Emporia; his mother. Opal Just of Washington; a brother, Melvin of Jonesboro, Ark.; a sister, Cheryl Hyland of Lafayette, Colo.; and five grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Augustine's Catholic Church, Washington, the Revs. Vincent Thu Laing ^nd John Frey officiating. Burial will be in Washington City Cemetery Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today at Ward Funeral Home, 115 W. Second, Washington 66968. Lillian Pearl Jones ESBON — Lillian Pearl Jones, 91, Esbon, died Thursday April 24, 2001, at Smith County Memorial Hospital Long-term Care, Smith Center. Melby Mortuary Mankato, is handling arrangements. Otto Lehmann LINCOLNVILLE — Otto Lehmann, 85, Lincoln, died Wednesday April 25, 2001, at Lutheran Home, Herington. Mr. Lehmann was born Aug. 30, 1915, at rural Marion County and was a lifetime resident of the Lincolnville area. He was an insurance salesman, served as mayor of LincoInviUe for many years and worked in soil and water conservation. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Lincolnville. He was preceded in death by his wife, Hilda, in 1984; a son, Robert, in 1995; and a daughter, Berneda Beneke, in 1996. Survivors include a daughter, Carol Lehmann of Lincolnville; a sister, Anna Eklund of Herington; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. The funeral wiU be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John's Lutheran Church, Lincolnville, the Rev. Alan Stahlecker officiating. Burial will be in Lincolnville Cemetery. A prayer service will be at 7 p.m. today at Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm, Marion 66861. Memorials may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church or Lutheran Hour. Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Thelma H. Mosher PLAINVILLE — Thelma H. Mosher, 97, Plainville, died Wednesday April 25, 2001, at Beverly Health Center, Lucas. Mrs. Mosher was born Thelma H. Simmons on March 17, 1904, at Manhattan and was a former resident of Lucas and Brownsville, Texas, She was a co-owner of a hardware store and Mosher-Roderick Funeral Home, later Mosher Funeral Home, both of Plainville. She worked as store clerk and bookkeeper and receptionist at the funeral home. She was a member of Plainville United Methodist Church, Order of the Eastern Star and Priscilla Art Club, Plainville. Her husband, Roy Arven, died in 1990, Survivors include two sons. Gall of Plainville and Dr. Don of Washington D.C.; two grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and eight great-great­ grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Plainville United Methodist Church, the Rev Gene Mcintosh officiating. Burial will be in Plainville Cemetery Memorials may be made to United Methodist Church or Plainville Rural Hospital. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at Plainville Funeral Home, 320 S.W. Second, Plainville 67663. Stephen Edward Rettig Stephen Edward Rettig, 55, Salina, died Wednesday April 25, 2001, at his home. Mr. Rettig was born July 23, 1945, at Wichita and was a Salina resident since 1982. He was an MIS operations manager for UMB NBA . Bank, Salina, and had MR. RETTIG worked for First National Bank, Great Bend; Garden National Bank, Garden City; and Santa Fe Railroad. He was a member and usher at First Southern Baptist Church, Salina, and an Army veteran. He was a member of Big Brothers Big Sisters, Garden City Jaycees and Salina Twirlers. Survivors include two daughters, Jaunita J. Justice of Carney Point, N.J., and Natasha M. Behner of Salina; a brother, Richard A. of Wellington; his father, Ross E. of Wellington; a sister, Laura M. Rettig of Wellington; and four grandchildren. The memorial service will be at 3:30 p.m. Monday at First Southern Baptist Church, Salina, the Rev Glenn Davis officiating. Memorials may be made to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Salina, Hospice of Salina or First Southern Baptist Church. Friends wishing to provide food items for the family are encouraged to bring them to the reception dinner following the memorial service Monday at the church. The body was cremated. Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina 67401, is handling arrangements. Vernon L. Reynolds CUBA — Vernon L. Reynolds, 74, Cuba, died Tuesday April 24, 2001, at Republic County Hospital, BeUeville. Mr, Reynolds was born Jan. 28,1927, at Cuba and was a lifetime area resident. He was a retired boilermaker and an Army veteran of World War II. 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; 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. today at Agenda City Cemetery In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cuba Masonic Lodge. Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home, 1104 20th, Belleville 66935, is handling arrangements. • Because of incorrect information provided to the Journal, a surviving daughter's residence was incorrect in Thursday's edition. Albert W. Siemsen HOLYROOD — Albert W. Siemsen, 97, Holyrood, died Thursday April 26, 2001, at Wilson Nursing Center. Mr. Siemsen was born March 17, 1904, at Holyrood and was a lifetime resident. He was a farmer-stockman and a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Holyrood, He was active in Farm Bureau and 4-H and church functions. His wife, Nellie, died in 1987, Survivors include five sons, Harold of Hutchinson, Albert Glenn of Milwaukee, Gerald of Topeka, Donald of Manhattan and Delbert of Durham, Calif,; a daughter, Marilyn Smith of Colorado Springs, Colo,; a brother, Marcus of Hutchinson, Minn,; 12 grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and five stepgreat-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10:30 a,m, Monday at St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Holyrood, the Rev. Mary Lou Klein officiating. Burial will be in St. Paul's United Church of Christ Cemetery Holyrood. Memorials may be made to St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Holyrood. Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Parsons Funeral Home, 307 N, Lincoln, Ellsworth 67439, Bernard J. "Steve" wake will be at 7:30 p,m. Sunday at Kennedy-Koster Funeral Home, 217 Freeman, Oakley 67748. Memorials may be made to Logan County Hospital in care of the funeral home, RO. Box 221, Oakley 67748. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Billy Joe Worcester HILL CITY — Billy Joe Worcester, 70, Hill City died Wednesday April 25, 2001, at Dawson Place Nursing Home, Hill City Mr. Worcester was born Sept. 11,1930, at rural Graham County and was a lifetime area resident. He was a farmer-stockman and owner of Country Fertilizer. He was a member of Hill City Christian Church and had been active in FFA and 4-H. Survivors include his wife, Esther of Hill City; two sons, Jerry of Gillette, Wyo,, and David of Hill City; four daughters, Joyce Wilson of Clyde, Connie Dorsey of Kansas City, Kan., Elaine Redfern of Greenbrier, Tenn., and Carol Larson of St. Ignatius, Mont.; a brother, Leonne of Perkins, Okla.; three sisters, Ava June Scranton of Hill City Darlene Wilson of Lindsborg and Bonnie Ginther of Hays; and 21 grandchildren. The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Hill City Christian Church, the Rev. Howard Guidry officiating. Burial will be in Hill City Cemetery Memorials may be made to the Bill Worcester Bible Fund. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Spencer- Stinemetz Chapel, 522 N. Pomeroy Hill City 67642, and 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the church. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral chapel. Graves gets bill on credit card use By The Associated Press TOPEKA — A bill requiring school districts to disclose all credit card purchases to local school boards and the public went to the governor Thursday The Senate concurred with a conference committee report on the bill. The House had endorsed the report Wednesday The biU originally authorized school districts to use and accept credit cards, which many already do. House and Senate negotiators added the disclosure requirement following reports that Haysville superintendent H. Lynn Stevens had charged as much as $16,000 in a single month on his card. Stephens OAKLEY — Bernard J. "Steve" Stephens, 82, Oakley died Thursday April 26,2001, at Logan County Hospital, Oakley Mr. Stephens was born June 7, 1918, at Helena, Mont., and was an Oakley resident for more than 50 years. He was a farmer and had been a grain elevator manager for Garvey and Co-op elevators in Oakley and Campus. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus and Eagles Club, all of Oakley and Grinnell Veterans of Foreign Wars, Survivors include two sons, Mark of Sterling and John of Oakley; three sisters. Rose Baalman of Richland, Wash,, Lillian Williams of Houston and Rita Gibson of Roseville, Calif.; and two grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10:30 a,m. Monday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Oakley the Rev. Roger K. Meitl officiating. Burial will be in Oakley Cemetery A rosary will be said and a DIM THE RECORD Police blotter THEFT — A digital camera and stopwatch were taken from a desk drawer In a classroom at South Middle School between 10 a.m. Monday and 10 a.m. Tuesday; $607 loss. ARRESTED - William Avise, 16, viras arrested Tuesday morning for an attempted sale of about $1,000 worth of methamphetamine to a fellow employee at the Salina restaurant where they worked. AvIse was in the Saline County Juvenile Center, BURGLARY — A computer, monitor and lamp belonging to Michael Pankratz, 40, Salina, were taken from 635 W. South between 11 p.m. Tuesday and 8 a.m, Wednesday; loss $875. Animal shelter These animals were picked up April 24 and 25 at the locations listed and taken to the Salina Anirfial Shelter, 329 N. Second. Phone 826-6535. DOGS — Tricolored male collie with blue collar, 100 block of River Place; black female Labrador mix, 1900 block of North Ninth Street; black and rust male shepherd, 1900 block of North Ninth Street; black brindle female pit bull, 800 block of North Eight Street, CATS — Sealpoint male Siamese, 500 block of North 13th Street; gray male shorthair, 1100 block of Carlton Road, TODAY'S SCRIPTURE Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God. — Matthew 5:8 (NIV) THUBSPflY'S DRAWWG DAILY PICK 3 6-9-2

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