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THE SALINA JOURNAL GREAT PLAINS WEDNESDAY, MAY 2. 2001 B3 DEATHS & FUNERALS ROTARY CLUB itobertLee"Bob" Bartell S WINONA — Robert Lee iBBob" BarteU, 69, Winona, died 3Lpril 25, 2001, at Logan County :Hospital, Oakley. Mr. Bartell was born Nov. 24, 4931, at Scott City and was a lifetime area resident. He was a Self-employed water well con- Jgractor and owned and operat- ,^d Bartell Drilling and Ma- ichine Works, Winona. He was a 'Korea War Army veteran, a jhember of American Truck historical Association, Kansas i ^ater Well Association, American Rifle Association and Lo- San County Fire Department, ^inona, and was a lifetime imember of Veterans of Foreign ^ars Post 2981, Oakley S Survivors include his wife, 'Joyce of Winona; a son, Kyle of ;^inona; a daughter, Daylene ©artell of Winona; three brothers, Delbert of Blackwell, Okla., Virgil of Salina and Ray- Jnond of Lake wood, Colo.; three sisters, Delmonta Tholen of «Baker, Ore., Isabel Finch of KJarden City and Margaret ^orse of Joshua Tree, Calif.; and a grandchild. » The funeral was April 28 in Ihe Winona High School gymnasium, the Rev. Manny Diaz offici- |tting. Burial was in Russell Springs Cemetery with military rites by Oakley Veterans of For- jlign Wars and American Legion. I' Memorials may be made to intermountain West Chapter of American Truck Historical So- %iety or Logan County EMS, in JCare of Kennedy-Koster Funeral Home, EO. Box 221, Oakley '67748. % • Because of a Journal error, Survivors where omitted in Friday's edition. puth Virginia Clark Ruth Virginia Clark, 82, Sali- fta, formerly of Hutchinson, jiied Monday, April 30, 2001, at |*resbyterian Manor of Salina. » Mrs. Clark was born Ruth Virginia Moore on May 6, 1918, at Hutchinson and was a former resident of Great Bend and Hutchinson, moving to Sali- 'MR<5 ri APk- ^Ha. O'LAHiv was a home- ^aker and a former employee gf Dillons, Hutchinson. She was a member of First Assem- Bly of God, Hutchinson. Her husband. Miles John, died in 1992. Survivors include two daughters, Phyllis Breckon and Gin|iy Denney, both of Salina; a Brother, John Moore of Hutchinson; a sister, Florence flolmes of Hutchinson; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a great-great­ grandchild. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Friday, at Fairlawn Mausoleum, Hutchinson, the Rev. iKevin Roach officiating. Entombment w'iU be in Fairlawn Mausoleum. £ Memorials may be made to tresbyterian Manor of Salina gr Hospice of Salina, in care of Ellliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Mam, j&utchinson 67501. S Visitation will be from 9 a.m. ^2 p.m. Friday at the mortuary, where the family will re- oeive friends from noon to 2 §.m. Friday II William Franl("Bill" Cochran i NORTON — William Frank "Bill" Cochran, 40, Norton, died Sunday, April 27, 2001, at Sebelius Reservoir, Norton. I Mr Cochran was born June 1'8,1960, at BelleviUe and was a former resident of Kansas, Nebraska, Washington, California, Illinois and Colorado, mov- tog to Norton in 1999. He practiced clinical psychology as a therapist in Colorado and kansas for 13 years. He later worked as a counselor for Norton VaUey Hope and was a substitute teacher in the Norton School District. He was a member of Norton Church of God. I Survivors include his parents, Mick and Ida Cochran of Montrose, Colo.; and a sister, Tamra Cochran of Montrose. » The funeral will be at 2 p.m. fcday at Norton Church of God, Terry Worthington officiating, ^urial wUl be in Mount Hope Cemetery, Almena. « Memorials may be made to fihe William F. Cochran Memorial Fund. J Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. until the service today at tthe church. ' Enfield Funeral Home, 215 W. Slain, Norton 67654, is handling arrangements. Juan Gamboa KANORADO — Juan Gamboa, 76, Kanorado, died Mon(Jay, April 30, 2001, at Goodland l^gional Medical Center. ; Bateman Funeral Home, Good- liand, is handling arrangements. SALINA Ruth Virginia C'ark Eva Alice Will KANSAS ABILENE: Ethel Mina Abel BELLEVILLE: Emma B Shepek BIRD CITY: Etta Mae Harper ELLSWORTH: Lois-Bonnie- HAYS: Loretta Zimmennan HOXIE: Delia Marie Stevens KANORADO: Juan Gamboa LITTLE RIVER: Dorothy A. Thompson , ' NORTON: Wiillam Frank "Bill" Cochran WINONA: Robert Lee "Bob" Bartell OUT OF STATE Wendell A. Hanson, Mesa, Ariz. Paul E, Neville, San Diego Hubert A. Weyer Jr., Fort Collins, Colo. Wendell A. Hanson MESA, Ariz. — WendeU A. Hanson, 76, Mesa, died Sunday, April 22, 2001, at Mesa. Mr. Hanson was born Jan. 12, 1925, at Clay Center, Kan. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and worked as a masonry contractor in Colorado Springs, Colo., and in the Wichita, Kan., area. He formed the band "Good Times" Go Dancin' with Hanson and Friends and also played in Nice and Easy Band. He was a member of Elks Club, Moose Lodge and American Legion in Colorado and Arizona. Survivors include his mother, Mable Hanson of Canon City, Colo.; two daughters, Lynda Henninger of Canon City and Pamela Heidel of Mesa; a son, Wendell of Derby, Kan.; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. A memorial service wiU be at 10 a.m. Saturday at NeiU- Schwensen-Rook Funeral Home, Clay Center. Inurnment wiU be in Greenwood Cemetery, Clay Center. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 918 Seventh, Clay Center 67432. Etta Mae Harper BIRD CITY — Etta Mae Harper, 95, Bird City, died Monday, April 30, 2001, at Lantern Park Manor, Colby Mrs. Harper was born Aug. 12,1905, in rural Rawlins County and had lived at Lantern Park Manor since March 1999. She taught school at Beardsley and Blakeman, was a homemaker and farm wife and served as secretary and treasurer of the Sunnyside Rural Telephone Co. and the school board. She was a past president and treasurer of the Colorado State Square Dance Association; a past president of the Ladies Auxiliary Patriarch Militant No. 20, Colby; and a member of Rising Star Rebekah Lodge No. 675, St. Francis, Order of the Eastern Star, McDonald, and Doric Chapter 404, St. Francis. She also earned a state soil conservation award in 1979. Her husband, George, died in 1971. Survivors include two sisters, Rosie Reuber and LiUie Solko, both of Atwood, and several great-nieces and great- nephews. The funeral wiU be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Brantley Funeral Chapel, Atwood, the Rev. Don White officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Atwood. Memorials may be made to the Kansas School for the Deaf, Olathe, Lantern Park Manor, Ladies Auxiliary Patriarch Militant, Rebekah Lodge or Eastern Star. Visitation wiU be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. until the service Thursday at the funeral home, 215 S. Fourth, Atwood, 67730. Lois "Bonnie" Meitler ELLSWORTH — Lois "Bonnie" Meitler, 80, EUsworth, died Monday, April 30, 2001, at Ellsworth County Medical Center, Ellsworth. Mrs. Meitler was born Lois Zachgo on June 14,1920, at rural Lincoln County and was a lifetime area resident. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence, in 1970; two grandsons; and a great- grandson. Survivors include six sons, Dick of Great Bend, Daryl of Ulysses, Chuck of Lockhart, Texas, Dean and Danny, both of Plainville, and Don of Wichita; nine daughters, Judy Werner of Plainville, Alice OUer of Holyrood, Carolyn Gehring of Zurich, Linda Faris of Stockton, Vicki Wiles and Cindy Miller, both of Ellsworth, Debra Iwig of Topeka, Kathy Ash- baugh of Salina and DeAnh Thrun of WaKeeney; three brothers, Wilbert Zachgo and Donald Zachgo, both of Lincoln, and Kenneth Zachgo of Hunter; 47 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. The funeral wiU be at 2 p.m. Friday at Harrison-Hall Funeral Home, Lincoln, the Rev. Jim Morford officiating. Burial wUl be in Vesper Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Cerebral Palsy Foundation. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. 111 E. Elm, Lincoln 67455, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday Ethel Mina Abel Nagely ABILENE — Ethel Mina Abel Nagely, 93, Abilene, died Sunday, April 29, 2001, at Beverly Healthcare, Abilene. Mrs. Nagely was born Ethel Mina GiUis on Aug. 12, 1907, at rural Peabody, and was a former resident of rural Burns, McPherson, Navarre and Herington. She had worked as a cashier at Duckwall Store, McPherson, and was a member of First Baptist Church, McPherson, and later First Ba:ptist Church, Herington, where she was a Sunday school teacher and was activie in Girls Guild. She also was active in First Southern Baptist Church, Abilene, and led a Bible class at Highland Nursing Home, Abilene. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Eugene A. Abel, in 1931; and her second husband, John A. Nagely, in 1973. Siurvivors include a son, Eugene Abel of Abilene; a stepdaughter, Mary Sandow of Monroe, La.; a grandchild; three stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren; six step- great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. The funeral wiU be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Danner Funeral Home, Abilene, the Rev. Dick Palmer officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Prairie Lawn Cemetery, Peabody. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Foundation or to the charity of the donor's choice. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home, 501 N. Buckeye, P.O. Box 758, Abilene 67410. Paul E. Neville SAN DIEGO — Patil E. Neville, 69, San Diego, died April 25, 2001, at San Diego. Mr. NeviUe was born Nov. 14, 1931, at South Benkelman Township, Cheyenne County, Kan. He was a Korean War Navy veteran and was a Navy pilot and instructor, teaching at the Navy Fighter Weapons School. He retired from the Navy in 1973 after 22 years of service. He was a member of Neville Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter Survivors include a son, George Edward; a daughter, Naja Neville; a brother, Lyle William of Hutchinson, Kan.; two sisters, Doris Elaine Raile of Goodland, Kan., and Kathryn Louise Bunjes of St. Francis, Kan.; and three grandchildren. The ftmeral was May 1, 2001, at Koons Chapel, Goodland, the Rev. Chet Ross officiating. Burial was in Goodland Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Paul Neville Memorial Fund and may be left at the funeral home, 211 N. Main, Goodland, KS 67735. Emma F. Shepek BELLEVILLE — Emma E Shepek, 94, Belleville, died Tuesday, May 1, 2001, at Republic County Long Term Care, Belleville. Bachelor-Faulkner-Dart- Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, is handling arrangements. Delia Marie Stevens HOXIE — Delia Marie Stevens, 88, Hoxie, died Monday, April 30, 2001, at Sheridan County Hospital, Hoxie. Mrs. Stevens was born Delia Marie Chapman on July 22, 1912, at rural Quinter and was a former resident of rural Hoxie and Denver, returning to rural Hoxie in 1945 and moving to Hoxie in 1974. She farmed with her husband south of Hoxie and was a homemaker and member of United Methodist Church, Grainfield. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard, in 2000; a son, LeRoy, in 1954; and a granddaughter. Survivors include three daughters. Myrtle Shaw of Selden and Darlene Karnes and Maybelle Randolph, both of Hoxie; a brother, Lester Chapman of Hoxie; a sister, Velma Gillespie of Grainfield; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and four great-great­ grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at United Methodist Church, Hoxie, the Rev. Russell Fincham officiating. Burial will be in Hoxie Cemetery Memorials may be made to the church. Visitation wiU be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at Mickey- Leopold Funeral Home, 1024 Sheridan, Hoxie 67740. Dorothy A.Thompson LITTLE RIVER — Dorothy A. Thompson, 95, Little River, died Monday, April 30, 2001, at Ellsworth County Medical Center, Ellsworth. Mrs. Thompson was born Dorothy A. Allen on Sept. 22, 1905, at Ellsworth and was a resident of Little River since 1995, moving from the Gait Community She a homemaker and a teacher She was a member of United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women, both of Little River, and Webster Birthday Club, Geneseo. Her husband, Paul A., died in 1975. Survivors include a son, Harold D. of Geneseo; a daughter, Beth Case of Little River; a brother, Richard Allen of Ellsworth; six grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. The funeral wiU be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at United Methodist Church, Little River, the Rev. Marc McDonald officiating. Burial will be in Bean Memorial Cemetery, Little River Memorials may be made to the church. Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. today at Sillin Funeral Home, 214 W. Avenue South, Lyons 67554. Hubert A. Weyer Jr. FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Hubert A. Weyer Jr, 71, Fort Collins, died Monday, April 30, 2001, in Fort Collins. WiUiams Funeral Home, Atwood, is handling arrangements. Eva Alice Will Eva Alice Will, 98, Salina, died Sunday April 29, 2001, at her home. Ryan Mortuary, Salina, is handling arrangements. Loretta Zimmerman Argentineans take in Kansas siglits Exchange group finds similarities, differences to tiieir Jionneiand By TANA THOMSON The Salina Journal The exhausted group of Argentineans settled back Monday evening, enjoying a glass of wine and the view of the vineyards at the Smoky Hill Vineyard and Winery At last, a bit of rest for the weary who have been traveling from one small Kansas town to another for the past three weeks. Salina is the largest Kansas stop for the five professionals who are here with the Rotary International Group Study Exchange program. The visitors, all from the province of Santa Fe in Argentina, took off their blue blazers, loosened their ties and untucked their shirts for a short rest before moving off to their next engagement at Kansas Wesleyan University. After hearing it was almost 7 p.m. — time to go to dinner — Maria Fernanda Coronati's mouth dropped open. She was surprised how the day had flown by The group arrived Monday morning from Russell and met with Salina coordinators at Wesleyan before breaking up to tour The Land Institute, A Plus Galvanizing, Continental Analytical Laboratories and the Salina School District. They gave short presentations to the Salina Rotary Club at noon, then toured KASA Industrial Controls and the Rolling Hills Refuge and Wildlife Conservation Center before relaxing at the winery Monday was much like the 19 days before. The team has stayed in Russell, Smith Center, McPherson, Lindsborg, Great Bend, Hays, Goodland and other nearby towns. While in Salina, they will visit Abilene and Clay Center before leaving for Concordia and Beloit. On May 10, five Kansas representatives — from Russell, Beloit, Hays, Great Bend and Clyde — wiU go to Argentina for about a month. HAYS — Loretta Zimmerman, 83, Hays, died Monday, April 30, 2001, at Hays Medical Center. Mrs. Zimmerman was born Loretta Weaver on Aug. 7,1917, at Hays. She was a seamstress, working at Rohr's Drapery and in her own drapery business, and was a senior companion at Hays Good Samaritan Center, St. John's of Victoria and Al- terra Sterling House, Hays. She was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Daughters of Isabella, Perpetual Eucharistic Adorers, Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and Christian Mothers altar society aU of Hays. She was preceded in death by her husband, William E, in 1996; a son, Charles; a grandson; and a great-great-granddaughter Survivors include three sons, Virgil "Zip" of Gorham, Francis "Zip" of Waldorf, Md., and Ernest "Porky" of Salina; two daughters, Darlene Herbel of Salina and Tamra Dreiling of El Paso, Texas; 21 grandchildren; a stepgrandchild; 21 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. The funeral wiU be at 10 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, the Revs. Don Zimmerman and Carl Kramer offlciatlng. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays. A Perpetual Adorers rosary will be said at 3 p.m. Thursday followed by a Christian Mothers rosary at 4 p.m., a Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary service at 6 p.m., a Daughters of Isabella rosary at 6:30 p.m. and a parish vigil at 7 p.m. Thursday all at Hays Memorial Funeral Home, 20th and Pine, Hays 67601. Memorials may be made to the church building fund or Cancer Council of Ellis County Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and 9 to 9:45 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. TODAY'S SCRIPTURE Like an earring of gold or an ornament of fine gold is a wise man's rebuke to a listening ear. — Praverbs 25:12 (NIV) ^M ®###Niinieis Learning about Kansas Coronati, 29, is a translator and teaches at a high school and a private school. After seeing the Salina School District and other districts in western Kansas, she said American and Argentina's public schools are "miles apart." T LEGISLATURE "Most important is the exchange of different realities." Maria Vaieria Lara Argentinean visitor to Kansas All public education in Argentina, including public universities, is free. The teaching style also is vastly different: "The students (here) work in a free atmosphere ... and work quietly," she said. It is much different from the structiu-ed classes in Argentina. Coronati said Kansas students have access to more and newer technology She teaches in a school with only three old computers for the 200 students. Leandro Perugini, 27, an agronomical engineer, said the landscape is similar to Santa Fe's, but land is more expensive there and there is enough rain that farmers don't need irrigation. An acre of land in Argentina costs about $8,000; similar land in Kansas might sell for $1,500. Christian Moran, 27, and Maria Valeria Lara, 26, both said they have found industries here to be simUar to those in their field in Argentina. Moran is a chemist and Lara is a biochemist. The group also has soaked up the cultural and societal differences between the two covm- tries. They aren't used to eating dinner or retiring to their homes as early as Kansans. They said Americans don't know as much about foreign countries as Argentineans know about America — geographically politically or culturally "A lot of people don't look at the world like we (Latin Americans) do," said Roberto Garcia, international committee chairman of the Salina Rotary Club. They said they've found that many Americans don't have a fluent second language. All of the Argentinean visitors speak three languages. Lara said she was interested in coming to Kansas to meet the "real American people." Although this is her third time in the United States, this is her first trip to the Midwest. "Most important is the exchange of different realities," Lara said. • Reporter Tana Thomson can be reached at 823-6464, Ext. 173, or by e-mail at sjtthomson @saljournal.com. Budget negotiations breaJc up in Topeka Talks end because some want to look again at schools By The Associated Press TOPEKA — Legislative negotiators broke off talks Tuesday night over the state budget because some senators want to reopen a debate on increasing taxes and spending on public schools. Three senators and three House members have been negotiating for four days, trying to agree on a bill for closing a $206 million gap between expected revenues and spending already approved for the state's 2002 fiscal year, which begins July 1. The negotiators said repeatedly they were making slow progress in sorting through proposals to trim spending and find new revenues without increasing taxes. But as they talked Tuesday other legislators began working on a proposal to increase spending to raise additional money for education. The spending lawmakers already have approved for fiscal 2002 includes an increase of $67 million for public schools, but many lawmakers view that as inadequate. Senate President Dave Kerr said supporters of spending more money on education may even pull gambling into the debate. He said some senators are working on proposals to legalize slot machines at dog and horse tracks or have the Kansas Lottery operate video gambling machines at clubs, taverns and convenience stores. He said under such a plan, part of the money would go to schools and the rest to other budget needs. "We're going to afford them the opportunity for another vote on education, and then we'll see whether or not they're ready to close down the session," said Kerr, R-Hutchinson. Tuesday was the seventh day since legislators returned from their annual spring break and the 92nd calendar day of their legislative session. ON THE RECORD TUEgPAY'gDMWPIG DAILY PICK 3 2-7-1 District court SENTENCED — April L. Fears. 29, 1005 N. Sanfa Fe, one year in jail and a $500 fine for driving under the influence; two-year probation granted upon serving 30 days in jail and 10 hours of community service, $54 court costs, $125 alcohol evaluation fee and $25 probation supervision fee. Animal slieiter These animals were picked up April 30 at the locations listed and taken to the Salina Animal Shelter, 329 N. Second. Phone 826-6535. DOGS — Black male Labrador with blue collar, 2800 block of Resort Drive; tan and white male pit bull, 1300 block of Pawnee Avenue; black and silver female keeshond with black collar and blue and white flea collar, 2100 block of Hageman Avenue; black female poodle with purple collar, 2800 block of Foxboro Drive; buff neutered male poodle with blue collar, 2800 block of Foxboro; black female poodle with purple collar, 2800 block of Foxboro Drive; tan and black female German shepherd with purple collar, 1600 block of West Republic Avenue; tan, black and white female husky mix with burgundy collar, 1600 block of West Republic; black male Labrador mix puppy with leather collar, 1600 block of West Republic. CATS — White and buff neutered male longhair, 2700 block of Linda Lane.

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