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fHE SALINA JOURNAL NEWS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1996 A7 /.R. "Bob" Brown EMMETT — W.R. "Bob" Brown, 12, Emmett, died Sunday, Oct. 20, 1996, at College Park Village, Sali- jia. Mr. Brown was born July 11, 1004, at Minneapolis. He was a farmer-stockman and was a part- tier in the 3,000-acre B&B Ranch In Pottawatomie County until 1988. He served 26 years on the ^ownship board, 20 years on the 'ottawatomie County School 3oard, three years on the state banking board and 21 years in the Cansas Senate and House of Representatives. He was a member of the Presby- jterian Church, Masonic Lodge, ilks Club, Lions and Livestock [Association. The livestock pavil- lion at the Kansas State Fair- Igrounds in Hutchinson was built land named in his honor. ! His wife, Marvel, died in 1975. .Survivors include a daughter, [Virginia Lee Haley of Salina; a I sister, Margaret Torrey of Sun- Irise Beach, Mo.; three grandchil- Idren; and three great-grandchil- DEATHS fit FUNERALS Today's obituaries SAUNA Carmen J. Cook KANSAS ABILENE: Kenneth L Lyne EMM6Tt:W.R f "B6b"Brdwn QAYLORD: Iva Johanna McCluft HAYS: Edna MarleKleln HOXIE: Cecilia (delta Walters LINDSBORG: James J. Schaltock McPHERSON: Mary A. "Mamie" Leek MINNEAPOLIS: Anna L Smith TRIBUNE: Roland W.Yehle QUTOFSTATE Marjorie Dugan, Arroyo Seco, N.M. Dr. Carl Wi Segerhamrhar, Thousand Oaks, Calif. j A memorial service will be at 2 I pirn. Saturday at Shields Funeral rfome, 405 Argyle, Minneapolis 6^467, the Rev. David Heikes offi- cjating. Inurnment will be in ] Highland Cemetery, Minneapolis. »Memorials may be made to St. I Mary's museum, Minneapolis rftuseum or Minneapolis Presby- t£rian Church. «The body was cremated. ! The name of his daughter was incomplete in Tuesday's edition. * darmen J. Cook •; Carmen J. Cook, 77, Salina, died Sunday, Oct. 20,1996, at his home. I Mr. Cook was born Feb. 2,1919, at St. Paul, Minn. He was a veteran of World War II. He was an in- sjirance agent for Bankers Life and Casualty Co., Chicago. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann. Seaton Catholic Church, Salina. Survivors include his wife, Cleo A. of the home; two sisters, Thelma Roller of St. Paul and Emily Pfrdgoretsky of Vista, Calif.; and a hfalf brother, Earl Cook of St. P;aul. j A memorial service will be later. ! The body was cremated. [ There will be no visitation. J Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina 67401, is handling arrangements. i Marjorie Dugan ; ARROYO SECO, N.M. — Mar- j$rie Dugan, 63, Arroyo Seco, died Saturday, Oct. 19, 1996, at her home. I Mrs. Dugan was born Marjorie Sjnith on June 26, 1933, at Alton, I^an., and was a resident of New Mexico since 1957. She was a homemaker. I Survivors include her husband, Ejean of the home; two sons, Jerold of Arroyo Seco and Dou- gias of Clovis; three sisters, Barbie Seaman and Joyce Hatfield, hpth of Carlsbad, and Janice Fudge of California; a brother, Bob Smith of Texas; and four grandchildren. J The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Block-Salazar Mortuary, Espanola. Burial will be at 10 a.m. EViday in Pleasant View Ceme- t$ry, ( ; Alton, the Rev. Brent Clayt$n officiating. «Memorials may be made to Alton United Methodist Church. ! There will be no visitation. j Clark-Gashaw Mortuary, 238 N. Fjrst, Osborne, Kan. 67473, is handling local arrangements. Edna Marie Klein I HAYS — Edna Marie Klein, 69, Hays, died Monday, Oct. 21, 1996, at Hays Medical Center. • Mrs. Klein was born Edna Iflarie Stroemel on Jan. 10,1927, at \yalker. She was a former meat vfrapper at the former C.O. Mammel Store and a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Hays. I Survivors include her husband, D,uane of the home; two brothers, J.T. Stroemel of Waco, Texas, and Marvin Stroemel of Hays; and two sisters, Dolores Froelich of Cam- t[ridge, Neb., and LuVerna Schmeidler of Hays. ; The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Nicholas Catholic Qhurch, Hays, the Rev. Bill SJurmeier officiating. Burial will be in St. Ann's Cemetery, Walker. • A vigil will be at 7 p.m. today at Hays Memorial Chapel. ! Memorials may be made to the cjiurch. | Visitation will toe from from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today and 8J30 to 9:45 a.m. Thursday at the ffriteral home, 20th and Pine, Hays 6^601. riary A. "Mamie" Leek ! McPHERSON — Mary A. "Mamie" Leek, 103, McPherson, died Monday, Oct. 21, 1996, at Memorial Hospital, McPherson. iMrs. Leek was born Mary A. Qaviby on July 22, 1893, at Lords- bW, Calif., and was a former res- j ifent of Linn. She had been a teacher, a homemaker and a mem- bfer. of Church of the Brethren, McPherson. ) Her husband, Bryon W., preceded her in death. Survivors include two daughters, Lozelle Leek of McPherson and Anabelle Claycamp of Valley Center. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Ward Funeral Home, McPherson, Pastor John Ditmars officiating. Burial will be in Brethren Cemetery, Washington. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 115 W. Second St., Washington 66968. Kenneth L. Lyne ABILENE — Kenneth L. Lyne, 81, Abilene, died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 1996, at Abilene Health Center. Martin-Becker-Carlson Funeral Home, Abilene, is handling arrangements. Iva Johanna McClure GAYLORD — Iva Johanna McClure, 96, Gaylord, died Sunday, Oct. 20, 1996, at the Community Care, Smith Center. Mrs. McClure was born Iva Johanna Windscheffel on May 13, 1900, in Smith County and was a resident of Gaylord since 1975. She was a homemaker and a member of Gaylord Community Church. Her husband, Dennis, died in 1961. Survivors include two sons, Dennis of Gaylord and Richard of Highland, Utah; a daughter, Margie Anderson of Portis; seven grandchildren; and five great- grandchildren. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Simmons Chapel, Smith Center, the Rev. Samual Wallace officiating. Burial will be in Gaylord Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Gaylord Community Church. Visitation will be at the chapel, 116 W. First, Smith Center 66967. James J. Schallock LINDSBORG — James J. Schallock, 62, Lindsborg, died Monday, Oct. 21,1996, at his home. Mr. Schallock was born July 6, 1934, at Milwaukee and was a resident of the Lindsborg area since 1978, moving from the New Gottland area. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He was a Surety and Fidelity Bond manager for Farmers Alliance Insurance Co. of McPherson since 1970. He was a member of the King of Glory Lutheran Church of Fort Worth, Texas. Survivors include his wife, Beverly of Lindsborg; two daughters, Melanie Schallock of Lindsborg and Debra Schallock of Greensboro, N.C.; his mother, Ruth Schallock of Fort Meyers, Fla.; a stepson, Kevin Bradshaw of McPherson; a brother, Arthur of Fort Meyers; a sister, Melba Vanselow of Milwaukee; and three stepgrandchildren. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Grace Lutheran Church, McPherson, the Rev. James Swinford officiating. Burial will be in McPherson Cemetery. Memorials may Be made to Bethesda Home or Jim Schallock Memorial Fund in care of Hays Funeral Home, Lindsborg. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, Washington at Lincoln Streets, Lindsborg 67456, where family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today, Dr. Carl W. Segerhammar THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Dr. Carl W. Segerhammar, 89, Thousand Oaks, died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 1996, at his home. Dr. Segerhammar was born June 15, 1907, at Axtel, Kan. He was Bishop Emeritus of Pacific Southwest Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Survivors include his wife, Ruth of Thousand Oaks; a son, Rev. Kempton of Palo Alto; three daughters, Dr. Kathlene Hurty of New York, N.Y., Kathryn Swanson of Thousand Oaks and Rev. Karen Parker of Denver; three sisters, Louise Ringstrom and Irene Bengtson, both of Lindsborg, Kan., and Edna Christensen of Fremont, Neb.; a brother, Rev. Robert of Lindsborg; 13 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. The funeral service will be announced. Hays Funeral Home, Washington at Lincoln Streets, Lindsborg 67456, is handling local arrangements. Anna L. Smith MINNEAPOLIS — Anna L. Smith, 78, Minneapolis, died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 1996, at Minneapolis Good Samaritan Nursing Home. Mrs. Smith was born Anna L. Srna on Oct. 18, 1918,.at Delphos and was a resident of Minneapolis since 1987, moving from Delphos. She was a homemaker and cared for the elderly for many years. Her husband, Alvin F., died in 1986. Survivors include a foster son, Darrell Lang of Minneapolis; a brother, Emmett Srna of Minneapolis; and a sister,' Georgia Gile of Salina. The service will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Highland Cemetery, Minneapolis, the Rev. David Heikes officiating. Visitation will be from'9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at Geisendorf- Rush Smith Funeral Home, 401 W. Iron, Salina 67401. Cecilia Idella Walters HOXIE — Cecilia Idella Walters, 94, Hqxie, died Sunday, Oct. 20,1996, at Sheridan County Long Term Care Unit, Hoxie. Mrs. Walters was born Cecilia Idella Macintosh on April 20,1902, at Paragould, Ark. She was a homemaker and a member of First Presbyterian Church, Hoxie. Her husband, Wiley, died in 1980. Survivors include a daughter, Maxine Spillman of LaCresenta, Calif.; and three grandchildren. The service will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Home Cemetery, Hoxie, the Rev. Floyd Starr II officiating. Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church or Sheridan County Long Term Care Unit. Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Mickey-Leopold Funeral Home, 1024 Sheridan, Hoxie 67740. Roland W.Yehle TRIBUNE — Roland W. Yehle, 84, Tribune, died Friday, Oct. 18, 1996, at Greeley 'County Hospital, Tribune. Mr. Yehle was born Oct. 5,1912, at Rexford. He was a former resident of Goodland, rural Edson, Ruleton area, rural Kanorado and ' St. Francis. He had been a mechanic at the Ford Garage, Goodland, and farmed for more than 30 years. After retiring, he worked with the Green Thumb Program at the Kansas Tourist Information Center, Kanorado Cafe, Senior Center and served on the city councjl. He was a member of Kanorado United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his wives, Mary in 1969 and Phyllis on July 13,1996; and a daughter, Betty. Survivors include two sons, Merle Dean of Reading, Mass., and Keith of Hannibal, Mo.; a daughter, Rose Huff of Scott City; three sisters, Hazelle Moore of Castle Rock, Colo., and Thelma Jennings and Emma Marty, both of Sharon Springs; two stepdaughters, Marilyn Lane of St. Francis and Kathern Hankins of Almena; three grandchildren; five stepgrand- children; and four stepgreat- grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Mountain time Thursday at the Methodist Church, Sharon Springs, the Rev. Gerry Sharp officiating. Burial will be in Fort Wallace Cemetery, Wallace. Memorials may be made to Prairie Manor, Sharon Springs, or Good Samaritan Village, St. Francis, in care of the funeral home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Mountain time today at Koons Funeral Chapel, 211 N. Main, Goodland 67735, and before the service Thursday at the church. Fire in prison kills at least 26 By The Associated Press CARACAS, Venezuela — Flames consumed a cell in acrowded downtown prison early Tuesday, killing at least 26 inmates. Three guards were detained for questioning after Director of Prisons Antonio Marval said the blaze had been sparked by tear gas canisters that guards threw into the cell. But a lawyer with the attorney general's office said prisoners told him they had set their own mattresses on fire. Most of the 26 charred and crumpled bodies were stacked in the 12-by-12 cell, whose walls were blackened by the fire. The inmates' hair and clothes had been burned off by the flames, and most lay with their eyes still open. Other than the bodies, the only things in the cell were the charred metal frames of two bunk beds. Many of the inmates had slept in hammocks or on the floor. TODAY'S SCRIPTURE "Unto thee, O Lord, do I lift up my soul." — Psalm 25:1 T FLOODING The Associated Press A pair of canoeists paddles past a flooded tractor-trailer in Scarborough, Maine, Tuesday. Nor'easter Up to 18 inches of rain swamps northeast U.S. By The Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine — Floodwaters from a storm that dumped up to 18 inches of rain on the Northeast ruptured a pipeline Tuesday, leaving at least 120,000 people in and around Maine's largest city without drinking water. The powerful weekend nor'easter was blamed for at least seven deaths from New Jersey to New Hampshire. Another person was missing in Maine. "No showers, no coffee and I can't even use the bathroom," said Laurie Davis of Westbrook, just outside Portland. Davis couldn't even leave home to get bottled water — she was stranded because two nearby bridges were washed out. A 48-inch main that carries water about 25 miles from Sebago Lake to the Portland area was broken in at least four places. There was no word on when service would be restored, and the area's 170,000 customers were told to boil any water they did get. The state's largest hospital, Maine Medical Center in Port- land, canceled all elective surgery but was able to maintain emergency services. The floodwaters apparently washed away the soil supporting the pipeline. "The pipe is stabilized by the soil it's resting on. If the soil gets washed away, the pipe will bend or break. It just doesn't have any support," said Dana Perkins, a Portland Water District spokesman. "This obviously is the worst thing we've ever had. We were organized in 1908, and I don't think anybody's seen anything this bad." T SALINE COUNTY COMMISSION Land to stay in rural fire district Agreement would let Solomon help when needed to fight fires By SHARON MONTAGUE The Salina Journal Having a mutual aid agreement with the Solomon city fire department would be preferable to transferring land from'a Saline County rural fire district, Saline County commissioners decided Tuesday. After hearing pleas from -two people to delay making a decision, commissioners denied a petition to detach 46 square miles of land in northeast Saline County from Saline County Rural Fire District No. 5. About 28 square miles are in Saline County and 18 are in Ottawa County. Eldon Janssen, Solomon, a board member for the rural fire district, said the land needed to be detached to better provide for the safety of people and property in the area in question. The land is much closer to Solomon, and Solomon firefighters could respond much more quickly in case of a fire, Janssen said. Bob Aylward, Solomon, echoed Janssen's statements, saying firefighters for District No. 5 would have to go through Solomon to get T RADIO CHANGES to his house. Under a mutual aid agreement between Saline County and the Solomon Fire Department, the Solomon fire department would respond to fires in the rural fire district if called upon to do so. But Saline County hasn't had a mutual aid agreement with Solomon since January. "Without that, we're kind of sitting out there pretty vulnerable," Janssen said. But County Administrator David Criswell said a mutual aid agreement could be worked out if communication problems within Rural Fire District No. 5 were solved. "We're looking at leadership changes and rebuilding bridges with the city of Solomon Fire Department," Criswell said. "This will better serve the long-term needs and goals of citizens within the area." Before denying the petition, commissioners voted to change the makeup of all rural fire district boards of trustees in the county. Saying problems developed in Rural Fire District No. 5 because some board members didn't have a clear understanding of the needs of the fire department, Criswell suggested that commissioners require that a majority of all fire dis- trict boards consist of active firefighters for that fire district. The only other fire district in the county that isn't comprised of a majority of firefighters is Rural Fire District No. 7. Criswell said that as the terms of non-firefighter board members in No. 7 expire,: those members will be replaced" with firefighters. Commissioners didn't wait until terms expired to replace non- firefighter members of the No. 5 board with firefighters. Criswell said communication problems among members of that board necessitated quick action. "It's because of the urgency we felt in this situation," he said. At Tuesday's meeting, commissioners voted to replace board members Carl Eklund, 162 S. • Simpson, Ken Giersch, 4373 E. Crawford, and Jim Martin, Solomon. Those board members', terms expire at the end of the: year, Criswell said. Commissioners voted to appoint to the board Glen Gathers, 124 As-, pen, who is assistant chief of the : rural department, Tim Lepage,; New Cambria, and Kevin Miller, • Salina. Commissioners also voted to mandate annual training for fire district board members on firefighting issues, budgeting and other topics related to their work. Thompson to leave KINA for KSAL By The Salina Journal Bryan Thompson, news director of radio station KINA, said Tuesday that he will replace Dave Fooras news director of rival station KSAL. Poor will continue to be the host of the morning local talk show "Kansas Live" and will be the morning news anchor on KSAL. Thompson 'gave his notice Tuesday to KINA. His first day at his new job probably will be Nov. 6, one day after the general election. "I didn't want to leave them (KINA) in the lurch during the elections," Thompson said. Thompson, who joined KINA in July 1980, said he was attracted to KSAL by the opportunity to work with a news staff. "There's a three-man news staff, plus a full-time farm director and a sports department," he said. "It will be nice to have a real, full complement to work with. We ought to be able to do more and better coverage of local stories than what Salina radio has seen in some time. That's what I look forward to." Thompson said he doesn't know what, if anything, needed to be changed with KSAL's news coverage. "I need to have a few weeks on board and learn more with what I have to work with before I can say anything like that," he said. Bob Protzman, general manager of KSAL, and Larry Riggins, general manager of KINA-KSKG, could not be reached for comment. ON THE RECORD Hospital report Salina Regional Health Center PENN ADMISSIONS — None. SANTA FE ADMISSIONS - Robert M. Peterson, Edith Flanders, Betty Gibson, Mary Lundgren, Antionne M. W. Nelson, Guy R. Ryann III and Kristina Sunley, all of Salina; Kemberly K. Jermark, Beloit; Alex Joseph McColough, Concordia; Floyd A. Nail- lieux, Concordia; Karen K. Jackson, Lincoln; Virginia' M. Erbert, McPherson; Beth Tyler, Mankato; Diane L. Riley, Smith Center; Laurence H. Kappelman, Solomon; Sheila A. Miller, Sterling. DISMISSALS — Edith Flanders, Michelle Perkins, Michelle L. Vish- nefske and baby girl, all of Salina; Erna Edmunds, Abilene; Trevor M. Wood, Brookville; Debra K. Morris, Hoisington; Goldie C. Smith, Lincoln; Dacia B. Berry and baby girl, Lindsborg; Doris Warren, Miltonvale; Dale J. Peters, Minneapolis. Births GIRL: Angela J. South worth, Solomon, 6 Ibs. 1 oz., born Oct. 21. District court CHARGED — Donald D: Burch, 36, 1200 W. Crawford, charge of habitual traffic violations in connection with a traffic stop Oct. 15 in the 2600 block of South Ninth. Dung Le Huynh, 24, and Tri Xuan Nguyen, both of 720 Banner, charges of burglary, attempted theft, criminal damage to property and battery, in connection with an Incident Aug. 14 at 1321 W. Crawford. TUESDAY'S DRAWKIG DAILY PICK 3 7-3-9 LOTTERY SCENE Category 4866 CORRECTIONS Because of a Journal error, the opening date for the prairie chicken hunting season was incorrect in Sunday's edition. The season begins Nov. 2.

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