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THE SALINA JOURNAL NEWS MONDAY, MAY 12, 1997 A7 DEATHS R FUNERALS C.T. Bell i MINNEAPOLIS — C.T. Bell, 85, died Sunday, May 11, 1997, at Ottawa County Hospital, Minneapolis. Mr. Bell was born Feb. 20, 1912, in Niles. He was a farmer and stockman, farming north of Niles for 40 years until he moved to Minneapolis. He attended Minneapolis Church of the Nazarene and was a member of Salina Moose Lodge at Salina and Minneapolis Country Club. His son, Ronald, died in 1991. Survivors include his wife, Ellen of the home; a son, C.T. Bell Jr. of Solomon; three brothers, Lou of Palm Springs, Calif., Morey of Denver and Mike, address unknown; two half-brothers, Scotty : of Salina and Jim of Chicago; two sisters Blanche Green of Salina and Gladys Tuttle of Pepperpan, Texas; two half-sisters, Bernadine Berry and Pat Heath, both of Salina; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. .Wednesday at Shields Funeral Home, 405 Argyle, Minneapolis 67467, the Rev. David Heikes officiating. The body was cremated. A private inurnment will be at Greenville Cemetery, Niles. Memorials may be sent to the Hospice of Ottawa County or Ottawa County Hospital. F.A. Brungardt ;: GRINNELL — F.A. Brungardt, ;, 93, Grinnell, died Sunday, May 11, * 1997, at Gove County Medical Center, Quinter. Mr. Brungardt was born Jan. 28, 1904, in Graham County and had lived in Grinnell since 1951. He was a retired banker. He was preceded in death by an Infant son, Hubert, in 1932. Survivors include his wife, Sophie of the home; two sons, Kenneth of Fort Worth, Texas, and Thomas of Denver; a daughter, i'Joan Bechard of Clyde; two broth- ^ers, Adolph of Oklahoma City, and Alex of Salina; 15 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. , Wednesday at Immaculate Con, ception Church, Grinnell, the ; Revs. Roger Meitl and Basil Torez t. officiating. Burial will be in the «Immaculate Conception Ceme- * tery, Grinnell. A wake will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the church parish hall. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the parish hall. Kennedy-Koster Funeral Home, P.O. Box 221, Oakley 67748, is in charge of arrangements. Phillip Chavez Phillip Chavez, 38, 537 Saturn, died Sunday, May 11, 1997, at his home. Ryan Mortuary.Salina, is handling arrangements.. Sophia S. Dreiling Today's obituaries SAUNA Phillip Chavez KANSAS CHAPMAN: Henry W. Lantz CONCORDIA: Sister Genevieve Marie McDonagh, Orville T. Stobenbom DOWNS: Marian "Dolly" Wilkins Hardman GRINNELL: F.A. Brungardt LINDSBORG: Alice M. Woodard McPHERSON: Glair F. "Shorty" Kline, Brenda J. Krehbiel MINNEAPOLIS: C.T. Bell, Dorothy E. Otte PARTRIDGE: W. Norman Terrill VICTORIA: Sophia S. Dreiling VICTORIA — Sophia S. Dreiling, 95, Victoria, died Saturday, May 10,1997, at Hays Medical Cen- 1 ter. S. Mrs. Dreiling was born Sophia £S. Sander on April 5, 1902, in Vic- jj"toria. She was a homemaker and lifetime resident of Victoria. She had been a resident of the St. John's Rest Home, Victoria, since 1995. She was a member of St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Daughters of Isabella, Christian Mothers and Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, all of Victoria. ^; She was preceded in death by j|her husband, Alphonse, in 1950; f two sons, Elmer and Hubert; and a Daughter, Mary Ellen Dell. •!* Survivors include five sons, •Marvin of Hays, Alfred and Thomas of Victoria, Charles of . Dallas and Jim of Wichita; four .daughters, Lorraine Bird of SBethel Park, Pa., Lucy Rother of jjWichita, Ruth Stephens of Highlands Ranch, Colo., and Theresa rEllis of Boulder, Colo.; two broth: ers Alex Sander of Victoria and Sil Sander of Sacramento, Calif.; two sisters Barbara Knoll of Victoria and Katie Herman of Hays; 37 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren. ^ The funeral will be 10 a.m. ^Wednesday at St. Fidelis Catholic ^Church; the Rev. Frank Grinko of': ficiating. Burial will be in St. Fi; delis Cementery, Victoria. A vigil will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, followed by a VFW Auxiliary memorial service at 7:30 p.m. and . a Daughters of Isabella and Chris- v tian Mothers Rosary at 8 p.m. all 'at Cline's Mortuary, 412 Main, I; Victoria, 67671. £a Visitation is from 6 to 9 p.m. to- Jgflay, 1 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and 8 to *£ :30 a.m. Wednesday at the mortu- fary. i> : " Memorials may be made to the L church pr St. John's Rest Home. 'Marian "Dolly" Hardman DOWNS — Marian "Dolly" b Wilkins Hardman, 96, a long-time I, Downs resident, died Thursday, * May 1, 1997, at Mitchell County » Hospital, Beloit. « Miss Hardman was born May j; 29, 1900, at Phillipsburg. She * helped operate and was co-owner I of the family lumber company in "Downs, Hardman Lumber Co., which operated lumber yards throughout north-central and northwest Kansas and parts of Nebraska and Colorado. The company also owned logging interests in Washington state and British Columbia. The company sold in 1990 to Kansas Lumber Homestore Inc. She also was a pilot, having flown to many parts of the world. Her brother, Dwight, died in 1955 and her sister, Mary Hardman Sutter Ogren, died in 1991. No other immediate relatives survive. Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Downs Cemetery, the Rev. Harry Cross officiating. Memorials may be made to the Downs Senior Center. Domoney Funeral Home, 817 Morgan, Downs 67437, is handling arrangements. Clair F. "Shorty" Kline McPHERSON — Clair F. "Shorty" Kline, 76, McPherson, died Saturday, May 10, 1997, at The Cedars in McPherson. Mr. Kline was born Dec. 12, 1920, in Oil City, Pa., and was a resident of McPherson since 1963. He was a retired YMCA program director and youth director of the McPherson Recreation Commission. He was a member of McPherson First United Methodist Church, McPherson Noon Kiwanis Club, Kansas Recreation and Parks Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2715 and American Legion Post 24. He was a World War II Army veteran and was a volunteer for the McPherson County Food Bank and worked on the McPherson All Schools Day Committee and for McPherson's Big Brothers-Big Sisters. Survivors include his wife, Jean of the home; two daughters, Judie Battin of Greenville, Pa., and Barbara Miller of McPherson; one son, Richard of Topeka; two sisters, Wilma Davis of Titusville, Pa., and Naomi Proper of Erie, Pa.; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at McPherson First United Methodist Church, the Revs. Larry Harvey and Bob Fleenor officiating. Burial will be in McPherson Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Ball & Son Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson, 67460. Memorials may be made to the church, YMCA Children's Fund or McPherson County Teen Center. 1893, in Ellsworth, Wis., and moved to Chapman at an early age. He moved to Chapman Valley Manor in March. He was a farmer, served in the Home Guard during World War I, and was a member of Scherer Memorial Lutheran Church, Chapman, and served on the church council. His wife, Ruth, died in 1968. Survivors include his son, John of Chapman: four daughters, Myrtle Smith of Salina, Lucille Baker of Chandler, Ariz., Henrietta Fox of Manhattan and Betty Brake of Wichita; a sister Minnie Marston of Abilene; 16 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Scherer Memorial Lutheran Church, Pastor C.J. Christensen officiating. Burial will be in Good Hope Cemetery, northeast of Chapman. Visitation will be from Tuesday morning until Wednesday morning at Londeen Funeral Chapel, 206 W. Fifth, P.O. Box 429, Chapman 67431. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the church or Chapman Senior Citizen Center. Sister Genevieve McDonagh CONCORDIA — Sister Genevieve Marie McDonagh, 87, died Sunday, May 11, 1997, at the Nazareth Convent in Concordia. Sister McDonagh was born Susan Marie McDonagh on Jan. 1, 1910, in Kilmeena, Westport County Mayo, Ireland. She immigrated to the United States in 1928 and was received into the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1929, when she received her religious name, Sister Genevieve Marie. She made her first vows in 1931 and her final vows in 1934. She spent most of her life as an elementary school teacher, teaching in Herndon, Leoville, Herington, Concordia and Junction City in Salina Catholic Diocese schools. She also taught in Catholic schools in Grand Island, Neb., and Chicago and visited shut-ins in Grand Island after retiring from teaching in 1976. In 1983, she returned to St. Mary's Convent in Concordia. She is survived by three sisters, Elizabeth of Kilmeena, County Mayo, Ireland, and Nora Cedar and Beatrice Mohr, both of Chicago. A wake will be 7 p.m. today at the Nazareth Convent Chapel with Sister Agnes Bernita giving the eulogy. A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Convent Chapel; the Rev. James Patterson officiating. Burial will be in the convent cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Sisters of St. Joseph Retirement Fund or to the Apostolic Ministry Fund and sent to the Sisters of St. Joseph, P.O. Box 279, Concordia, 66901. Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home, Concordia, is handling arrangements. 9 p.m. today and Tuesday at Nutter Mortuary, 116 E. Sixth, Concordia 66901. W. Norman Terrill PARTRIDGE — W. Norman Terrill, 71, Hutchinson, died Sunday, May 11,1997, at Hutchinson Hospital. Mr. Terrill was born Oct. 6,1925, in Hutchinson and was a lifetime resident of Reno County. He was a vocational agriculture teacher for 37 years in Claflin, Partridge and Pretty Prairie, retiring in 1987. He was a World War II Army veteran, Salt Creek Township treasurer and a member of American Legion Lysle Rishel Post 68, National Education Association, Kansas National Education Association, Partridge Community Association, Partridge Community Church, church choir and was a charter member of Salt Minors Barbershop Chorus. Survivors include his wife, Ruth, of the home; a son, Vince of Tulsa, Okla.; three daughters, Christine Terrill and Lisa French, both of Partridge, and Melanie Terrill of Salina; and two sisters, lantha Goshgarian, Granada Hills, Calif., and Marion Wright of Scottsdale, Ariz. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Partridge Community Church, Pastor Pam Tinnin officiating. Burial will be in Partridge Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the church and Partridge Community Association. Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson 67501. Alice M. Woodard LINDSBORG — Alice M. Woodard, 88, Lindsborg, died Saturday, May 10, 1997, at Bethany Home, Lindsborg. Mrs. Woodard was born Alice M. Geis on Nov. 4,1908, at Gotebo, Okla. She had lived in Lindsborg since 1973, moving from Guymon, Okla. She was a former pianist, piano teacher and organist. She was a member of Durham First Baptist Church. Her husband, the Rev. J.Q. Woodard, died in 1992. Survivors include her two sons, Joel of Lindsborg, and Nathan of Ankeny, Iowa; two daughters, Alice Johnson of Fremont, Neb., and Marsha Rolander of Lindsborg; nine grandchildren and one great- grandchild. A memorial service will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Bethany Lutheran Church, Lindsborg, the Rev. Don Hawk officiating. Graveside services will be 9 a.m. Wednesday at Baptist Cemetery, rural Durham. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Tuesday with the family receiving friends from 7 to 8 p.m. at Hays Funeral Home, Washington and Lincoln, P.O. Box 386, Lindsborg, 67456-0386. Memorials may be to Durham First Baptist Church or Bethany Home. Meteorites / Space rocks can mean big bucks for finders FROM PAGE A1 Brenda J. Krehbiel McPHERSON — Brenda J. Krehbiel, 40, McPherson, died Saturday, May 10, 1997, at McPherson Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Krehbiel was born Brenda J. Maxwell on Nov. 3, 1956, in Lyons. She had lived in McPherson since 1976. She was a pharmaceutical attendant at Sanofi Winthrop Inc., McPherson. She was a member of McPherson First United Methodist Church and was involved in Boy Scouts of America, having served as a Cub Scout leader in McPherson and as training committee chairwoman for the Santa Fe Trail District of the Boy Scouts. Survivors include her husband, Gene, son Tory and daughter Lisa, all of the home; her parents, John and Ada Maxwell of Lyons; six brothers, Gary Maxwell of Whittier, Calif., Terry Maxwell of Salt Lake City, Utah, Kent Maxwell of Hutchinson, Dennis Maxwell of Lyons, Don Maxwell of McPherson, and David Maxwell of Buhler; two sisters, Gail Holmes of Hutchinson, and Judy Crowl of Corpus Christi, Texas. The funeral will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at McPherson First United Methodist Church, the Revs. Larry Harvey and Bob Fleenor officiating. Burial will be in McPherson Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home, 222 W. Euclid, McPherson, 67460. Memorials may be made to the church or the Quivira Council of the Boy Scouts of America in Wichita. Henry A. Lantz CHAPMAN — Henry A. Lantz, 104, died Saturday, May 10,1997, at Chapman Valley Manor. Mr. Lantz was born April 14, Dorothy E. Otte MINNEAPOLIS — Dorothy E. Otte, 74, Minneapolis, died Saturday, May 10, 1997, at Minneapolis Good Samaritan Center. Mrs. Otte was born Dorothy E. Brake on June 25, 1922, at Downs. She lived in Minneapolis for most of her life and was an employee of the Good Samaritan Center. Her first husband, James Becker, died in 1971. Her second husband, Ernest Otte, died in 1991. A son, Lonnie Becker, died in 1989. Survivors include a stepson, William Otte of Minneapolis; her mother, Winifred Brake of Minneapolis; one brother, Kenneth Brake of Minneapolis; a sister, Evelyn Yosha of Fort Myers, Fla.; one grandchild; five stepgrand- children and 11 stepgreat-grand- children. The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Shields Funeral Home, Minneapolis, the Rev. David Heikes officiating. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery, Minneapolis. Memorials may be made to the Good Samaritan Center. Shields Funeral Home, 405 Argyle, Minneapolis 67467, is handling arrangements. Orville T. Siebenborn CONCORDIA — Orville T. Siebenborn, 90, Concordia, died Saturday, May 10, 1997, at Cloud County Health Center, Concordia. Mr. Siebenborn was born March 12,1907, at rural Scandia. He was a retired gardener. His wife, Mildred, and a son preceded him in death. Survivors include a son, Homer of Concordia; two daughters, Pansy Crogan of Concordia and Daisy Freeby of Concordia; six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Concordia. Memorials may be made to Concordia Senior Citizens Van Fund or the American Heart Association. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to T ENDURANCE Swimmer dives into crossing Australian swimmer is back to try to complete Cuba-to-Florida swim By The Associated Press Welcome to the bizarre world of meteorite marketing, where people who stumble across the pieces of fallen space rock can make thousands and where brokers are more than happy to get you those thousands. One of those people, Steve Arnold, has his own company, the Intel-national Meteorite Brokerage firm in Tulsa, Okla., which he put together in January. Arnold, who graduated with a business administration degree from Oral Roberts University in 1991, sees opportunity in outer space. "Trades are more common because most of the time, museums and universities are interested in them, and they don't have much money," Arnold said. "But there is a collector's market, and much like a lot of other collectibles, there are different reasons why people want different meteorites." Arnold's primary area covers much of Kansas, including the Salina area and the western half of the state. Most of his meteorite business has been buying and selling for a profit, but now he's moved to brokering the meteorites for those lucky enough to find one. He's traded a nest of dinosaur eggs to Fort Hays State University in Hays for some meteorites, and he's traded straight up with the Kansas Cosmosphere in Hutchinson, where he received a smaller, rarer meteorite for a 150-pound monster more akin to a Cosmos- phere display. He's also purchased and sold thousands of dollars worth of meteorites. Meteorite madness A McPherson College biology professor, Harvey Nininger, pioneered meteorite recovery in the late 1920s, according to information provided by Arnold and the college. While walking home in November 1923, the story goes, Nininger saw a fireball streak across the sky. Nininger's scientific curiosity got the best of him, and he decided to search for it. His success rate in finding meteorites grew when he offered to buy them for $1 a pound. He later bought an 800-pound stone by pawning his possessions. He became the curator at the Denver Museum of Natural History and had more than 5,000 meteorites at one point. The collection has since been divided between the British Museum of Natural History and Arizona State University. Kansas has produced more meteorites, mile for mile, than any other place in the world, with more than 13, according to the British museum's Catalogue of Meteorites, which lists every known meteorite in the world. The largest known meteorite to land in Kansas was in 1948, when a 2,000-pound rock smashed into Norton County. Collecting meteorites has become a hip pastime thanks to the interest sparked by the Mars rocks that supposedly contained signs of life. Each group of collectors wants them for different reasons, Arnold said. Museums like the pretty ones. Scientists want the rare ones or ones that contain certain miner- als such as iron. Jewelry store owners like the ones that contain crystals. Collectors just want them, and just how much they want them depends on how much news they attract. In 1992, in Peekskill, N.Y., a town of about 20,000, a blazing fireball shot across the sky and slammed into a car. The meteorite just happened to travel where a high school football game was being played, and as a result it was captured on film by many home video cameras. The media splashed that film all over their broadcasts, and suddenly, the space rock, ordinary by meteorite standards, was a hot item, Arnold said. "If they attract a lot of attention, there are going to be a lot more people who will want them," Arnold said. "That's how I got started — I read about the more famous ones." Space always was an interest for Arnold, and he began to think of his meteorite searches as treasure hunts. Most of the lucky finders are farmers who stumble across the rocks; others, like Stewart, have displayed them on their mantlepieces for years before realizing they were worth something. "I talked to one guy who had this rock in his family since 1902," Arnold said. "That's not uncommon." Of course, for every meteorite Arnold has bought or sold, he's received 50 phone calls from people who are convinced they have found a space rock and instead have found a rock from a backyard garden. "I've had 50 'meteowrongs' for every meteorite," Arnold said. "But I don't want to discourage people. I'm more than willing to go through the 50 to get the one." The Hula Hoop and meteorites Kim Arnold, planetarium director for the Kansas Cosmosphere, which has since shelved its 150- pound Gibeon Iron meteorite display in the interest of change, said that 10 years ago, the only places interested in meteorites were institutions. As a result, many of the dealers would break up the meteorites and sell pieces of them. Kim Arnold isn't related to Steve Arnold. "You didn't have a whole lot of money changing hands because there wasn't a whole lot of money," Arnold said. "The scientists would just want a few grams. Then they found the life-on-Mars rock. Collectors want a showpiece, or in some cases, they will cut up the meteorites, take the crystals out of them, put them in necklaces or jewelry and tell them they have special powers. That's really sad." The meteorites have become something for people who have everything and just want something else, Arnold said, and the fad may die out soon. Even so, Arnold believes the search for space rocks will grow. "You have these private searches and expeditions going to Antarctica, and countries have started to tax them to get their share," he said. "It's really fascinating, but you have to remember one thing: It's just a rock." ON THE RECORD HAVANA, Cuba — Her brother smeared Vaseline and sunblock on her back and shoulders, and she turned to wave to the small crowd. And then Susie Maroney dived into the Caribbean for her second try at swimming across the choppy, shark-infested Florida Straits. The sky was cloudy but the sea was calm Sunday morning when the Australian long-distance champion, 22, jumped into the water from Havana's Malecon sea wall wearing a black suit and white cap. She is trying to become the first person ever to complete the 112- mile swim from Cuba to Florida. There have been 50 official attempts to cross the straits — none successful. Maroney herself came the closest, covering 107 miles in 381/2 hours in June. She reached U.S. territorial waters, but because of seasickness and dehydration she was pulled from the sea 12 miles short of her goal. A small group of people gathered on the Malecon to wish Maroney off Sunday morning. Women waved to her as she swam the 200 yards to a 28-by-8- foot cage that will protect her from sharks. The Canadian ship Acadian began pulling the cage out to sea. By Sunday night, eight hours into the trip, Maroney was 33 miles out to sea. Though swimming strong, the conditions had grown rougher. Hospital report Salina Regional Health Center SANTA FE ADMISSIONS — Doris Hoover, Abilene; Jeannette M. Blue, Salina; Harlin McKain of Miltonvale; baby girl of Lyndon and Layla Peppers, Salina. SANTA FE DISMISSALS — Kay L. Shoemaker and baby boy of Belleville; Elizabeth A. Lamb of Concordia; Earl Engelbert of Beloit; Tisha S. Morrical of Lindsborg; Daina R. Rhoads of Lindsborg; Paul Train of Lindsborg Cynthia Strait and baby boy of Concordia; Heather Bell and baby girl of Salina; Rhonda L. Wessling and baby boy of Russell; Melanie G. McDaniel and baby girl of Salina; Ruth A. Perry of Scandia; Misty Scoville and baby girl of Salina; and Paul Seeman of Smith Center. Births GIRL: Lyndon C. and Layla Peppers, Salina, 7 Ibs. 14oz. BOY: Steven E. and Jeannette M. Blue, Salina, 8 Ibs., 2 oz. District court CIVIL FILINGS — Leroy Davis vs. Jason Hensley. Davis seeks a sum in excess of $50,000 for damages and injuries received in a vehicle collision May 6,1995, on south Ninth Street. The Bank of Tescott vs. Jeffrey D. Liechti and Lori A. Liechti and others. Bank of Tescott seeks a mortgage foreclosure in excess of $26,800. Cameron Engle vs. Mike Norwood. Engle seeks a sum in excess of $12,300 for money owed on a loan. CIVIL JUDGMENTS — Mary J. Wolf vs. Merle J. Hodges, M.D. Jury makes finding of no fault by the parties and denies award to Wolf for her claim in excess of $50,000 for an injury she received during an operation in June 1993. Johnson's Showroom of Salina, doing business as Central Showroom, vs. Deandre Devann Grassity and others. Court awards Central Showroom a sum in excess of $440 for back rent on home furnishings, attorneys fees and costs. First Mortgage Investment Co. vs. Judy A. Barrientez. Court awards First Mortgage mortgage foreclosure in excess of $39,800. CIVIL DISMISSALS — Larry C. Hoyt vs. Larry R. Eller. Case dismissed by motion of the parties. Kimberly Beach vs. Linda Andrew, as next friend of Erica Green, a minor. Case dismissed by motion of the parties. Potto (Honor ROBBERY — A $15 carton of cigarettes taken by force from Axel Dempsey, 19, Salina, while in the 100 block of West Euclid about 8 p.m. Saturday; $250 damage to Dempsey's glasses and a bracket on his braces. TODAY'S SCRIPTURE "So that tliou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding — Proverbs 2:2

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