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I THE SALINA JOURNAL NEWS MONDAY, MAY 19, 1997 All DEATHS & FUNERALS Iva Gladys Carney McPHERSON — Iva Gladys Carney, 96, McPherson, died Saturday, May 17, 1997, at The Cedars, McPherson. Mrs. Carney was born Iva Gladys Barnhart on Sept. 24, 1900, in Overbrook. She was a homemaker and McPherson resident since 1986, moving from Nickerson. She was a member of Salem Community Church, Nickerson, and Church of the Brethren, McPherson. Her husband, Jesse, died in 1982. A son, Eldon LeRoy, also preceded her in death. Survivors include two sons, Glenn of lola and Richard of New Providence, N.J.; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. The funeral will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Ball & Son Funeral Home Chapel, McPherson, the Rev. Don Booz officiating. Burial will be in the Salem Community Church cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Ball & Son Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson, 67460. Memorials may be made to either church. Allen Fowler BELOIT — Allen Fowler, 81, Beloit, died Sunday, May 18,1997, at Andover Health Care Center, Andover. Mr. Fowler was born July 7, 1915, at Glen Elder and was a lifetime Mitchell County resident. He was a U.S. postal carrier for 40 years and member of St. John's Catholic Church, Beloit; Rural Letter Carrier Association; Amateur Ham Radio Operator National Relay League and Northcentral Kansas Coin Club. .•" His wife, Mary Alice, died in 1994. Survivors include four daugh- 1 ters, Mary Steinbrock of Park .i : City, Kathy Peterson of Wichita, 0 Ann Edwards of Sherman, Texas, ,;' and Carol Garza of Rowlett, Texas; '• a brother, Francis Fowler of Alta Loma, Calf.; a sister, Rosemary !,-. Fowler of Alta Loma; 13 grandchil- ' dren; and six great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. John's Catholic Church, the Rev. Albert Dwyer officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery. A vigil will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday > ;• at Harrison Funeral Home, Beloit. --'• Memorials may be made to St. John's Memorial Trust Fund. Visitation will be at the funeral home, 302 N. Hersey, Beloit 67420. Clarice Froese WICHITA — Clarice Froese, 81, ; Wichita, died Saturday, May 17, ; 1997, at Wichita. Mrs. Froese was born Oct. 2, 1 1915, at Kansas City, Mo. She was a retired Duckwalls clerk. Survivors include a son, John of Wichita; two daughters, Joyce Shriver of Durham and Betty Mills of Hays; a brother, Norman ; Bennett of Watertown, Tenn; nine [ grandchildren; and seven great• grandchildren. I The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Resthaven Chapel, 11800 W. Highway 54, Wichita 67209, the Rev. Terry Murray officiating. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. at Hebron Cemetery in Buhler. Marilyn C. Gregwire Marilyn C. Gregwire, 72, Salina, : died Sunday, May 18,1997, at Sali;;na Regional Health Center. Mrs. Gregwire was born Marilyn C. Flohr on April 5, 1925, at Lindsborg and was a Salina resident since 1970 moving from Russell. She was a medical technician and member of Freemount Lutheran Church. Survivors include a son, Richard of McPherson; two daughters, Barbara Scheck of Russell * and Roberta Fair of Salina; two sisters, Eleanor Lundquist of Lindsborg and Joan Wickstrom of Marquette; and two granddaughters. £ The family will have a private .'.' memorial service, the Rev. Robert * Lundgren officiating. There will " be no visitation. ^ In lieu of flowers, memorials ' may be made to the church. ; Geisendorf-Rush Smith Funeral Home, 401 W. Iron, Salina 67401, is ; handling arrangements. SAUNA Martyri C. Qtegfttre KANSAS AMLCNfe Betty Jo Slromflton SttOlT: ARW Fowftr ,' DOWNS: Ava Anna MdOsfrMtt ENltnmtSt: HaroW W. Maas MADOAM:EttaE.L«9ke HAYS: Martin 'Wax" Yunk«r UNDSBOflQ: Virginia M. Lundberg MeiPHERSON: Iva Gladys Carrwy PMLUPSBURG: PtiWp P. Saindon PLAINVIUI: Stanley D. Hockett TescOTT: Jesse Eugww Metrical WICHITA: Clarice Frotoe OUT OF STATE _ _____ Mary Helen Smith, Stuart, Fla. Wednesday at Codell First Baptist Church, the Rev. Troy Buss officiating. Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery, near Codell. Memorials may be made to the Stanley D. Hockett Memorial Fund. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Moore-Overlease Funeral Chapel, 409 S. Cochran, Plainville 67663. Stanley D. Hockett PLAINVILLE — Stanley D. Hockett, 62, Plainville, died Saturday, May 17,1997, at his home. Mr. Hockett was born Oct. 16, 1934, at Codell. He was a carpenter for Schult Mobil Homes, Plainville, and member of Codell First Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Ronna of the home; three daughters, Belinda Bleichert of Colorado Springs, Colo., Jerlyn Sullivan of Troy and Percie Ashcraft of Woodland Park, Colo.; a son, Collin of Wichita; two brothers, Rodney and Lonnie, both of Codell; a sister, Bonita Peterson of Wichita; five grandchildren; two step- grandchildren; and two stepgreat- ... grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Etta E. Leske HADDAM — Etta E. Leske, 96, Haddam, died Sunday, May 18, 1997, at Lancaster Manor, Lincoln, Neb. Bachelor-Faulkner-Dart-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, is handling arrangements. Virginia M. Lundberg LINDSBORG — Virginia M. Lundberg, 88, Lindsborg, died Saturday, May 17, 1997, at Riverview Estates, Marquette. Mrs. Lundberg was born Virginia Johnston on Dec. 3, 1908, in Lincoln County, W.Va., and was a Lindsborg resident since 1976, moving from Olympia, Wash., and Wichita. She was a homemaker and member of Bethany Lutheran Church and Felicity Chapter 371 Order of the Eastern Star, both of Lindsborg. Survivors include her husband, Edwin of Lindsborg; three daughters, Joan Kern of Lindsborg, Joyce DaCosta of Seattle and Marlene Burriss of Memphis, Tenn.; two sisters, Frieda Estep of St. Albans, W.Va., and Nina Simeone of Girard, Ohio; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Bethany Lutheran Church, the Rev. Vernon Swenson officiating. Burial will be in Smoky Hill Cemetery, rural Lindsborg. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association or Riverview Estates. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Hays Funeral Home, Washington and Lincoln Streets, Lindsborg 67456, where the family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Harold W. Maas ENTERPRISE — Harold W. Maas, 81, Enterprise, died Sunday, May 18,1997, in Salina. Danner Funeral Home, Abilene, is handling arrangements. Ava Anna McDermelt DOWNS — Ava Anna McDer- meit, 95, Downs, died Saturday, May 17, 1997, at Downs Nursing Center. Mrs. McDermeit was born Ava Anna Schweizer on Oct. 16, 1901, at Aliceville and lived in Downs since 1994, moving from Colony. She worked at Stormont-Vail Hospital, Topeka, and did private nursing, retiring in 1965. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Cincinnati, Ark. She was preceded in death by her husbands, William Khilling in 1959 and Elmer McDermeit in 1968. Survivors include a brother, Erie Schweizer of Tipton. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Quisling Cemetery, northeast of LeRoy. Visitation will be Tuesday at Jones Funeral Home, 510 N. Second, Burlington 66839. Jesse Eugene Morrlcal TESCOTT — Jesse Eugene Morrical, 2, rural Tescott, died Saturday, May 17,1997, at his home. Jesse Eugene was born April 28, 1995, at Salina and was a lifelong area resident. Survivors include his parents, Eugene and Veronica Morrical; a brother, Evan of the home; his grand- Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at Geisendorf-Rush Smith Funeral Home, 401 W. Iron, Salina 67401, where the family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Philip P. Saindon PHILLIPSBURG — Philip P. Saindon, 76, Phillipsburg, died Saturday, May 17,1997, at Phillips County Hospital. Mr. Saindon was born April 14, 1921, in Rooks County and was a resident of Phillipsburg for two years, moving from Zurich. He owned a grocery store in Zurich and was a member of Knights of Columbus, Plainville American Legion and SS Philip and James Catholic Church, Phillipsburg. His first wife, Margaret, died in 1987. Survivors include his wife, Diane; two stepsons, Keith Teasley of Salina and Stanley Teasley of Topeka; three daughters, Phylis Gary Saindon of Amherst, Mass., Susan Cerelijia of Redmond, Wash., and Kathy Driscoll of Orlando, Fla.; three stepdaughters, Joyce Leighton of Scott City, and Paula Schilowsky and Deborah McConnell, both of Phillipsburg; three grandchildren; 16 step- grandchildren; and a stepgreat- grandchild. The funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at SS Philip and James Catholic Church, the Revs. Kerry Ninemire and Al Brungardt officiating. Burial will be in St. Ann's Cemetery, Zurich. A vigil will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, Phillipsburg. Visitation will be from 1 to 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 1115 Second, Phillipsburg 67661, and before the funeral Wednesday at the church. JESSE parents, Corrine Bishop of Salina and Harvey and Natalie Morrical of Assaria; and his great-grandmother, Fern Eagles of Gypsum. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Assaria Lutheran Church, the Rev. William Buschbom officiating. Burial will be in Gypsum Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Jesse E. Morrical Memorial Fund. The Associated Press A boy helps carry the baggage of Zairlan rebels as a crowd cheers their arrival Sunday In Kinshasa. Rebels began efforts to further secure the capital city by collecting arms and taking prisoners. Rebels secure capital city Mary Helen Smith STUART, Fla. — Mary Helen Smith, 80, Stuart, died Saturday, May 17,1997, at Stuart. Ryan Mortuary, Salina, Kan., is handling arrangements. Betty Jo Stromgren ABILENE — Betty Jo Stromgren, 63, Abilene, died Sunday, May 18,1997, at her home. Mrs. Stromgren was born Betty Jo Cattani on Dec. 22, 1933, in Burlingame and was a longtime Abilene resident. She was a member of the Abilene First Presbyterian Church, the Abilene Educational Association, the National Educational Association, the local P.E.O. Chapter and the Laureate Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi. She served on the Board of Trustees for the College of Emporia Alumni Association, was a Red Cross Volunteer for the Abilene Memorial Hospital for 32 years and taught line dancing at the Frontier Retirement Village in Abilene. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Krista; and a son, Joel. Survivors include her husband, Bus of the home; two sons, Jeffrey and Craig, both of Topeka; her mother, Gertrude Cattani of Osage City; a sister, Karen Whalen of Osage City; and four grandchildren. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Abilene First United Presbyterian Church, Pastor Robert H. Frasier officiating. Graveside services will be at 3:30 p.m. at the Union Cemetery in Osage City. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Dickinson County or the Betty Jo Stromgren Memori Martin "Max" Yunker HAYS — Martin "Max" Yunker, 81, Hays, died Sunday, May 18, 1997, at his home. He was born March 18, 1916, at Munjor. He was a World War II Air Force veteran, worked for the Lamer Hotel chain and was a salesman for Robinson Brothers and P&B Packers. He was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hays, and a lifetime member of the Hays American Legion. He was preceded in death by a son, David; and a grandson. Survivors include his wife, Lydia of the home; six sons, Robert, James and Daniel, all of Hays, Charles of Topeka, Martin Jr. of Fountain, Colo., and James of Munjor; two daughters, Janice Koshiol of Hays and Mary Alice Weed of Salina; three sisters, Rose Younker and Clara Younker, both of Munjor, and Sister Mary Raphael Younker of Fond du Lac, Wis.; 19 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, the Revs. Don Zimmerman and Carl Kramer officiating. Burial will be in St. Catherine's Cemetery, Catherine, with American Legion military honors. A parish vigil will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the church or St. Catherine's Cemetery Association. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, from 2 to 5 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, and from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 20th and Pine, Hays 67601. Rebels collect arms of Zairian soldiers and execute some By TINA SUSMAN The Associated Press KINSHASA, Zaire — Rebel soldiers sealed their hold on the capital Sunday with a mix of discipline and brutality, setting up sites for defeated government troops to turn in weapons — and then executing some of them in anger. A day after the rebels' euphoric march into Kinshasa, Zairians celebrated their arrival amid the remnants of battle: charred bodies lying on the road and Red Cross trucks loaded with corpses. In the La Cite district, residents danced around the burnt remains of seven soldiers killed by the rebels. Witnesses said two of them were still alive when they were set on fire. Other scalded bodies lay on the road to the airport. Thousands of troops from Laurent Kabila's rebel army fanned out across the city, capturing the riverside palace of ousted President Mobutu Sese Seko and the fortified military base that protected it. Crowds swarmed through the palace, looting everything from swimming pool slides to chandeliers as rebel troops watched. The mansion of Mobutu's son, Kongulu, also was trashed. Togolese state television reported Sunday that Mobutu had spent Saturday night in Togo before leaving for Morocco about 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Togo is run by an old friend of Mobutu, the dictator Gnassingbe Eyadema. The report said Mobutu had slipped out of his home village in northern Zaire, Gbadolite, aboard his cargo plane Saturday night. About 200 people were killed during Saturday's rebel takeover of Kinshasa, according to Red Cross spokesman Nick Sommer. Red Cross workers on Sunday were working their way through the capital's streets, picking up bodies in their trucks. It was unclear how many of the people had been killed resisting advancing rebels and how many were murdered in revenge attacks. The rebels quickly ordered government troops to surrender their weapons by the end of the day and set up disarmament sites at military camps throughout Kinshasa. Thousands of soldiers, unpaid by the previous regime and eager for change, readily complied, tying white cloths around their heads to show support for Kabila. They marched into military camps past taunting crowds who vented their anger at years of abuse. T TEXAS STANDOFF Grandfather to search for fugitive Authorities haven't seen Kansas man who fled Republic compound By The Associated Press DALLAS — The grandfather of the lone fugitive from the Republic of Texas standoff plans to travel more than 1,000 miles next weekend to search for his 22-year- old namesake in the remote, sun- seared Davis Mountains. "We've got to know if he's alive or dead," Richard Keyes said Sunday of his grandson, Richard Keyes III, who fled into the rugged West Texas wilderness May 3 after the separatist group's weeklong standoff with authorities. "We're going to go to the last place anyone reported seeing him, then go from there," Keyes said in a telephone interview from his home in Vincennes, Ind. The younger Keyes, who is from St. Marys, Kan., and another Republic of Texas sympathizer, Mike Matson, fled before the others in the group laid down their arms T OIL SPILL and surrendered. Matson, 48, was killed in a Shootout with officers on May 5. Authorities canceled the search for Keyes the following day, saying it was too expensive to conduct an extensive manhunt in such a hostile terrain, inhabited mostly by mountain lions and rattlesnakes. But they said they would continue to search for Keyes, who is wanted on federal charges of organized criminal activity and kidnapping related to a hostage-taking April 27 that sparked the stalemate. The grandfather said he has a good rapport with the man who celebrated his birthday Saturday and that if he encounters him, he would "try to talk him into coming out and giving himself up." The 66-year-old pediatrician said he is hopeful about the search, but doesn't know if his grandson could survive the conditions. "I don't know how good a woodsman he was," Keyes said. "I know he could read a compass, he was very good at that. But otherwise, I don't know. ... We don't know what he had in the way of survival equipment." The elder Keyes said he planned to bring his hiking boots, blue jeans, rain jacket and a cap for the weekend search, but "no knives, no guns, nothing like." He said Ron Beames, a resident of the Davis Mountains Resort where the Republic had its ramshackle "embassy," is helping coordinate the search that will include an undetermined number of volunteers. "We really need everyone we can get to help us," Beames told the San Angelo Standard-Times. During the standoff, Beames had pleaded for a peaceful resolution to the standoff but often had his own confrontation with law- enforcement officers. At one point, a Texas Ranger whom Beames had pushed threatened to send him to jail. Keyes said he had to do something because he has grown frustrated about the lack of information he's received. Spill threatens Louisiana marshland By The Associated Press COCODRIE, La. — A spill of more than 10,000 gallons of oil from a ruptured underground pipeline threatened sensitive marshlands around a Louisiana lake. The oil gushed from the Texaxo pipeline Friday on Lake Barre, creating a slick seven miles long and two miles wide by Saturday. More than 200 workers used containment booms to recover more than 4,000 gallons by late Sunday. "We have made good progress, but we still have more work to do," Texaco spokesman Fred Palmer said. Texaco estimated the spill at 10,500 to 16,800 gallons of medium- weight oil. The 16-inch line buried under eight feet of mud was shut down about 10 minutes after the rupture was discovered. The cause had not been determined. The company had been installing a parallel pipeline about 15 feet from the one that burst, but no excavation work was being done at the time. "This is a serious spill," Texaco spokesman Pierre DeGruy said. The state had not decided whether to allow people to trawl today when the shrimp season opens. That will depend on the progress of the cleanup, said Kerry St. Pe of the state Department of Environmental Quality. The oil had crossed over some flooded islands of the saltwater marsh on the lake's northern edge. ON THE RECORD Hospital report Salina Regional Health Center SANTA FE ADMISSIONS — Eugene Cooper and Walter P. Scheldt, both of Salina; Stella L. Jones, Concordia; Ruth Vodraska, Ellsworth; Bill G. Skiles, Hays. DISMISSALS — Joann Fisher and baby girl, Floyd Holscher, Karen Kestler and baby boy and Sarah Newsom, all of Salina. Michelle Steffens, Cawker City; Diane L. Haden, Clyde; Wanda Cote, Concordia; Renee Losh and baby girl, Concordia; Olga Gwinner, Ellsworth; Rebecca Meyer and baby boy, Lindsborg; Harvey L. Stover, Minneapolis; Tami Moss-Barrett and baby boy, Wakefield. PoNco Uotttr THEFT — Passenger door removed from a 1993 FreightlTner semi tractor- trailer at Kansas Truck Center, 2552 N. Ninth, Saturday; $1,500 loss. Money and Dillons certificates belonging to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church were taken between 5 and 7 p.m. Friday in the 1000 block of Burr Oak Avenue; $2,705 loss. A 16-foot tandem axle wood-deck trailer and 12 metal studs belonging to Salina Building Systems, 200 E. Pacific, were taken from 825 N. Fifth between 4 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. Thursday; $1,050 loss. INJURY ACCIDENTS — Ruben Rodriguez, 36,708 Albert, treated at Salina Regional Health Center after he was injured on Ninth Street when a car driven by James Allen Jr., 26,1362 N. Marymount, collided with Rodriguez' bicycle at 4:40 p.m. Saturday. Daniel Gawith, 15, 1715 Osb9rne, and Marcus Vinyard, 16, 708 Carriage, treated at Salina Regional when they were riding in a car driven by Kenneth Nelson, 15, 225 E. Claflin, that collided with a tree at 854 Lewis at about 6:20 p.m. Saturday. TODAY'S SCRIPTURE "For thou. Lord, Hast make me through thy work: I will triumph in the works of thy hands." — Psalin 92:4

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