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3851
Obituary- Banta, Helen 2
Obituary- Banta, Helen 2
Mrs. Helen C. Banta
HOLTON — Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mercer Funeral Home here for Mrs. Helen C. Banta, 93, Hoyt. She died Saturday, Nov. 5, 1988, at a Holton hospital.
She was born Dec. 1, 1894, in Topeka, the daughter of Schuyler C. and Nellie Seymour Higbee. She spent most of her life in the Silver Lake and Delia communities before she moved to Hoyt in 1984.
She was married to Ross Banta June 21, 1916, in Topeka. He died Feb. 27, 1970. She also was preceded in death by three children in infancy and a son, Darwin Banta, April 1, 1981.
Survivors include a daughter, Al¬ice Runkle, Hoyt; a son, Robert Ban¬ta, Phoenix, Ariz.; two sisters, Amy Trimble, Topeka, and Grace Mad¬dox, Berryville, Ark.; a brother, Ralph Higbee, Tulsa, Okla.; four grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 11 stepgreat-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
Burial will be in Silver Lake Cem¬etery. Memorial contributions may be made to Jackson County Nursing Home and sent in care of Kansas State Bank, Holton, 66436.





Banta
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tues¬day at Mercer Funeral Home, Holton, for Mrs. Helen C. Banta, 93, Hoyt. She died Saturday, Nov. 5, 1988, at a Holton hospital.
She was born Dec. 1, 1894, in Topeka, the daughter of Schuyler C. and Nellie Seymour Higbee. She spent most of her life in the Silver Lake and Delia communi¬ties before she moved to Hoyt in 1984.
She was married to Ross Banta June 21, 1916, in Topeka. He died Feb. 27, 1970. She also was pre¬ceded in death by three children in infancy and a son, Darwin Banta, April 1, 1984.
Survivors include a daughter, Alice Runkle, Hoyt; a son, Robert Banta, Phoenix, Ariz.; two sisters, Amy Trimble, Topeka, and Grace Maddox, Berryville, Ark.; a brother, Ralph Higbee, Tulsa, Okla.; four grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 11 stepgreat- grandchildren; and five great- great-grandchildren.
Burial will be in Silver Lake Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Jackson County Nursing Home and sent in care of Kansas State Bank, Holton, 66436.




Helen C. Banta
HOLTON - Helen C. Banta, 93, Hoyt, died Saturday, Nov. 5, 1988, at a Holton hospital.
Mercer Funeral Home in Holton is in charge of arrangements.
 
 
3852
Obituary- Banta, Henry
Obituary- Banta, Henry
HENRY TAYLOR BANTA
Henry Taylor Banta, was born in Iowa, July 7, 1847,and died Janu¬ary 3, 1924 at the age of 76 years •5 months and 27 days.
On December 9, 1873, he was married to Lucy Summers, and to this union were born ten children, two of whom preceded him to the grave.
The last few years of his life were spent on a homestead near Sterling, Colorado. For several months he has been in very poor health and in November he came to make his home with his son Floyd.
He is survived by one brother, B.R. Banta of Bronson, Kansas; six sons, Floyd, Ross and Sherman, of Delia, Earl of Sterling, Colo., Guy and Elmer of Carl Junction, Mo., two daughters, Mrs. O. F. Purkey of Tecumseh, Kansas and Mrs. James Slackwell, of Kelso, Washington.
Thirty-one grandchildren and four great grand children, besides a host of friends.
Funeral services were held Sat¬urday, Jan. 5, at 2 o’clock from the Presbyterian church at Delia con¬ducted by Rev. Kilgus Interment was made in the Hoyt cemetery.
A precious one from us has gone,
A voice we love is still;
A place is vacant in our home
Which never can be filled.
 
 
3853
Obituary- Banta, Katheryn
Obituary- Banta, Katheryn
Katheryn Louise Banta was born August 30, 1927, died March 22, 1929, aged 1 year, 6 months and 22 days. She leaves to mourn her loss her parents, sister and two brothers, two brothers having preceded her in death. Funeral was held at the Baptist church, conducted by Rev. M. Brooks. The pallbearers were Ann Elizabeth and Betty Lou Maupin, Blanche and Adabelle VanCleave. Interment was in the Silver Lake Cemetery.
DELIA AND VICINITY
Catherine Louise Banta 1 1-2 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ross Banta died Friday evening at her home near Hoyt, Kansas. Besides her parents she is survived by two brothers and one sister of the home address. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Baptist church in Silver Lake. Burial was in the Silver Lake cemetery. The Banta family was formerly of this vicinity.
 
 
3854
Obituary- Banta, Mertie
Obituary- Banta, Mertie
Mrs. Mertie Banta
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Parker Mortuary tor Mrs. Mertie I. Banta, 96, who died Tuesday at her home, 2408 Clay. She had been ill about three months.
She was born April 18, 1879, at Centerville. Iowa, and lived in the Delia community before she moved to Topeka about 40 years ago. She was a member of the United Methodist Church at Netawaka.
She was married to Floyd Banta March 28, 1900 in Topeka. He died in 1950.
Survivors include six daughters, Mrs. Helen Bonjour, at home, Mrs. Ethel Myers, 506 W 6th, Mrs. Lola Landis, 104 Buchanan, Mrs. Mabel Dibbern, 2112 Lower Silver Lake Road, Mrs. Elsie Graham, Colton, Calif., and Mrs. Lois Brunin, 2212 Duane; 13 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren and 16 great-great-grandchildren.
Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.
 
 
3855
Obituary- Banta, Roxie
Obituary- Banta, Roxie
Roxie M. Nadeau Banta
Roxie M. Nadeau Banta, 95, of Silver Lake, passed away Monday, February 14, 2011.
She was born October 8, 1915 in Westmoreland, KS, the daughter of George and Ethel (Lister) Mitchell.
She was employed as a Food Service Manager for Rossville and later Silver Lake School Districts.
She was a former member of Rossville United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women. She was a current member of Silver Lake United Methodist. She had volunteered for the Kansas Museum of History and was very active in the Silver Lake Senior Citizen Center.
Roxie married Paul Edward Nadeau in 1935 in Lyndon, KS. He passed away in 1958. She married Darwin Banta in 1965 in Ross¬ville. He passed away in 1981. Survivors include 7 children, Jeanette (Gerald) Lister, Edmond, OK, Jean (Richard) Holzmeister, Lawrence, KS, Sally Carnevale, San Mateo, CA, Susan Nadeau, Shawnee, KS, Michael (Claudia) Nadeau, Silver Lake, KS, David (Gay) Nadeau and Dennis Nadeau, Rossville, KS; 12 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and a sister, Ruby Adams, Portland, OR. She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 brothers, 4 sisters, and 2 grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Saturday, February 19, 2011 at the Silver Lake United Methodist Church, 204 Madore St., Silver Lake, KS 66539. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service time. Interment will follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Grove, KS. Mrs. Banta will lie in state from 3-8 p.m., Friday at the Penwell-Gabel Parker-Price Chapel, 245 NW Independence Ave, Topeka, KS 66608. Memorial contributions may be made to Midland Care Hospice of Kansas, 200 SW Frazier Circle, Topeka, KS 66606 or to the Silver Lake Senior Citizen Center, 404 E. Lake St. Silver Lake, KS 66539. To leave a special message for the family online, please visit www.PenwellGabelTopeka.com.
 
 
3856
Obituary- Banta, Roxie 2
Obituary- Banta, Roxie 2
Roxie M. Nadeau Banta

Roxie M. Nadeau Banta, 95, of Silver Lake, passed away Feb. 14, 2011.

She was born Oct. 8, 1915, in Westmoreland, the daughter of George and Ethel (Lister) Mitchell.

She was employed as a food service manager for Rossville and later Silver Lake school districts.

She was a former member of Rossville United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women. She was a member of Silver Lake United Methodist Church. She had volunteered for the Kansas Museum of History and was very active in the Silver Lake Senior Citizen Center.

Roxie married Paul Edward Nadeau in 1935 in Lyndon. He passed away in 1958. She married Darwin Banta in 1965 in Rossville. He passed away in 1981.

Survivors include seven children, Jeanette Lister and husband Gerald of Edmond, Okla., Jean Holzmeister and husband Richard of Lawrence, Sally Carnevale of San Mateo, Calif., Susan Nadeau of Shawnee, Michael Nadeau and wife Gay and Dennis Nadeau, all of Rossville; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Ruby Adams of Portland, Ore. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, four sisters, and two grandchildren.

Funeral services were Feb. 19 at Silver Lake United Methodist Church, 204 Madore St., Silver Lake, KS 66539. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service time. Interment will follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery in Grove.

Memorial contributions may be made to Midland Care Hospice of Kansas, 200 S.W. Frazier Circle, Topeka, KS 66606 or to the Silver Lake Senior Citizen Center, 404 E. Lake St., Silver Lake, KS 660539.
 
 
3857
Obituary- Banta, Vernon 1
Obituary- Banta, Vernon 1
Obituary
Little Vernon Banta, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Ross Banta, [continued] 
 
3858
Obituary- Banta, Vernon 2
Obituary- Banta, Vernon 2
passed away Wednesday at his home near Hoyt. He was born March 1st, and died March 10th. He suffered several days with the flu before his death. He leaves to mourn his death his parents, one sister, Alice, and two brothers, Darwin and Robert. He was laid to rest in the Silver Lake cemetery.

Sleep on, little Vernon,
Thou art at rest;
God called thee home:
He thought it best.

[From the Rossville Reporter, March 18, 1926] 
 
3859
Obituary- Barber, Adrian
Obituary- Barber, Adrian
Adrian C. Barber
ROSSVILLE-Adrian C. Barber, 21, of Rossville died Saturday, June 29th in Topeka, due to injuries sustained in an ATV accident.
He was born October 16,1991 in Topeka, KS the son of Dwayne Barber and Charlene Wilson.
He graduated from Rossville High School and had previously lived in Delia.
He is survived by: his parents, Dwayne Barber and Charlene Wilson of Rossville, KS; his grandmother,
Helen Wilson of Topeka, KS; his sister, Brooklyn Gama of Rossville, KS and his brothers, Cody Wilson,
Aaron Barber and Lance Buskirk all of Rossville, KS.
Memorial service will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, July 5th 2013 at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Memorials j are suggested to the Adrian Barber Memorial Fund 1 and may be left in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270 Holton, 66436. To leave a special message for the family, visit www.mercerfuneralhomes.com
 
 
3860
Obituary- Barber, Catherine
Obituary- Barber, Catherine
Catherine E. (Gresser) Barber
Catherine E. (Gresser) Barber, 67, died Friday, June 9, 2019 in Colorado Spring, CO.

She was born October 27, 1951 in Topeka, to Joe M. and Ruth McCurry Gresser. She grew up in Rossville and graduated from Rossville High School in 1969. She later attended Emporia State University and Kansas University.

She married Dale F. Barber March 17, 1976 in Rossville. He survives of the home.

She is also survived by her son, Matthew J. Barber (Andrea), Fruita, CO; her daughter, Courtney E. Gregory (Jeremy), Arvada, CO; a brother, Michael J. Gresser (Hannelore), Ojai, CA; a sister, Carolyn R. Gresser, Rossville; 5 grandchildren, Isaac, Samara, Elijah, Clara and Xander Barber.

A private memorial service was held June 29, 2019 in Rossville.
 
 
3861
Obituary- Barber, Julia
Obituary- Barber, Julia
Julia Ann Barber
DELIA - Services for Julia Ann Barber, 84, of Delia, KS will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 23, 2011 at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Burial will be at the Potawatomi Pentecostal Church Cemetery. Family will greet friends 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Friday evening. Memorials may be given to Julia Ann Barber Memorial Fund c/o Mercer Funeral Home, PO Box 270, Holton, KS 66436. www. mercerfuneralhomes. com
 
 
3862
Obituary- Barber, Julia 2
Obituary- Barber, Julia 2
Julia Ann Barber

( July 29, 1926 - April 20, 2011 )
DELIA – Julia Ann Barber, 84 of Delia died Wednesday April 20, 2011 in Topeka. She was born July 29, 1926 in Laona, WI, the daughter of Jesse and Evelyn Wally Whitefish Cook.
She graduated from Indian Vocational High School in Flandreau, SD in 1945. She worked as a waitress in South Dakota and Savorin Turnpike Restaurant in Topeka, at Stormont Vail Hospital in the laundry department and as an LPN in a nursing home. Julia was a member of the Episcopalian Church and Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation. She served on the PBPN election board for 12 years.
Julia married Willis Lee Barber. They were later divorced. He preceded her in death in 2008. Julia was also preceded by a son, William Lee Barber in December 2010; a half-sister, Mildred Engles and a great grandson in infancy, Steve Travis Perry, Jr.
Julia is survived by her children, Emily Ann Aitkens and Nancy Marie Counts both of Mayetta, Lori Lynn Molina, Jeffrey Scott Barber, Tony Dale Barber and Dwayne Charles Barber all of Delia; a sister, Helen Cantrell of Afton, OK; and brothers, Hal Blakeslee, John Blakeslee and William Blakeslee all of Muskogee, OK; 16 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 23, 2011 at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Burial will be at the Potawatomi Pentecostal Church Cemetery. Family will greet friends 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to Julia Ann Barber Memorial Fund c/o Mercer Funeral Home, PO Box 270, Holton, KS 66436.  
 
3863
Obituary- Barker, Dudley
Obituary- Barker, Dudley
DUDLEY BARKER
Dudley J. Barker, 50, of Rt. 1, Manhattan, Kansas, died May 4 at St. John’s Hospital, Salina. Mr. Barker was in poor health for the past year, but had continued to work until two weeks ago.

He was born July 26, 1911, in Grassy Creek, Kentucky. He was a welder’s helper for the Union Pacific Railroad for the past twenty years.

He was married to Maralee Mileham in Rossville on June 9, 1946.

The rosary was recited at 8:30 p.m. Monday at the Verschelden Funeral Home in St. Marys. Funeral services were at 9:00 a. m. Tuesday at the St. Stanislaus Church, Rossville, with burial in Rossville Cemetery. Rev. Edward Thro, S. J., officiated.

Mr. Barker is survived by his wife, Mrs. Maralee Barker of the home; two sons, Carl Barker of Silver Lake, Larry Barker of Silver Lake; four grandchildren; his mother, Mrs. Bessie Startup, Rossville; two sisters, Mrs. Mabel Sommers, Kansas City, Kansas, and Miss Gladys Barker, Los Vegas, Nevada.
Pallbearers were Jack Runkel and Frank Leathers, Topeka, Ralph Roudybush, Salina, Thos. Whitman, Howard Box and Jack Anderson, Silver Lake.
 
 
3864
Obituary- Barker, Thomas
Obituary- Barker, Thomas
THOMAS HENRY BARKER
Thomas Henry Barker, son of the late Henry and Sarah Barker, was born January 6, 1864, at Grassy Creek Kentucky, and departed this life Tues¬day evening, August 2, at 6:30 o'clock at his home in Rossville.
He was married to Bessie Cottle, October 8, 1911, and to this union five children were born: Mabel Som¬mers of Edwardsville; Ina and Gladys of Denver, Colo, and Dudley of the home address. One infant preceded him in death. The above and four grandchildren survive.
Tom as he was known to his friends and neighbors, was a devout Christ¬ian, a true follower of Christ since early manhood. He was a kind neigh¬bor and loving companion and father and will be greatly missed by all who knew him He was the last survivor of six children, leaving several nieces, nephews and host of friends to mourn his passing.
Pallbearers were: Marvin Stoner,
Perry Stumbaugh, Ray Kilburn, Bill Hill, Ed Kovar, and Johnnie Lillard.
Walk Slowly
If you should go before me, dear, walk slowly
Down the ways of death well worn and wide,
For I would want to overtake you quickly
And seek the journey's ending by your side.


THOMAS HENRY BARKER
Thomas Henry Barker, 75, was born in Grassy Creek, Ky., in October 1874, and had lived in Rossville for the past 40 years. He was a member of the Rossville Christian church.
He leaves his wife, Mrs. Bessie Barker; one son, Dudley J. Barker Rossville; three daughters, Mrs. Edith Sommers of Edwardsville, Miss Ina Lee Barker and Miss Gladys Barker of Denver; three grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Fri¬day at 2 o’clock at the Christian church in charge of Orel Newbrey, of Downs, former pastor of the Rossville church.
Music will be furnished by Maxine Trimble, Lorene Harth, with Peggy Navarre accompanist.
Burial will be in Rossville cemetery.

[Note: the first obituary's date of birth is incorrect as listed of 1964. Headstone and second obit note his date of birth is 1874.] 
 
3865
Obituary- Barker, Viola
Obituary- Barker, Viola
Viola “Pinky” Susan Barker, 90, of Wamego. Kansas passed away at her home on Sunday, April 21, 2013 following her battle with cancer.
She was born July 27, 1922 in Willard, Kansas the daughter of George and Fannie Lloyd Hahn. Pinky attended grade school
in Rossville, KS and also graduated from high school at Holton, Kansas.
Following high school, she married Richard "Dick” Vincent Barker on June 3, 1943 in Holton. She and Dick moved from Holton to Wamego in 1946, where they both lived the remainder of their lives. Dick preceded her in death on February 22, 1999.
Pinky worked at the Topeka offices of Santa Fe Railroad for several years while she attended night school at Clark’s School of Secretarial and Business. After moving to Wamego, she worked for several years at Wamego Electric and then for Dr. Gail McPeak until her retirement.
Pinky was always very active and supportive of the Wamego community. She was a member or past member of Wamego American Legion Auxiliary, Wamego VFW Auxiliary, St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, Wamego Historical Society, Wamego Hospital
Auxiliary, Wamego Senior Citizens, Sweet Adelines, and was a Girl Scout leader for 11 years.
Survivors include one daughter, Sandra Barker of Salina, KS; one sister of Pratt, KS. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Sue Barker.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, April 26, 2013, 10:30 a.m. at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church of Wamego. A rosary will be recited Friday at 10:00 a.m. just prior to the funeral. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Pinky will lie in-state at Stewart Funeral Home of Wamego on Thursday from 12:00 until 6:30 p.m. The casket will remain closed throughout. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Wamego Hospital Auxiliary and may be left in care of Stewart Funeral Home. PO Box 48, 66547.
 
 
3866
Obituary- Barnes, Marilyn
Obituary- Barnes, Marilyn
Marilyn J. (Vanderwall) Barnes
TOPEKA- Marilyn J. Barnes, 89, of Topeka, KS passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Midland Hospice House in Topeka. She was born November 23, 1929 in Soldier, the daughter of Forest and Mary (Wykert) Vanderwall.

Marilyn attended Soldier High School, graduating in 1947. She worked for the State of Kansas, Board of Agriculture and Kansas Museum of History for 25 years. She was a former member of the Soldier Christian Church, Delia Presbyterian Church and Rolling Hills Christian Church, Topeka.

Marilyn married Ronald "Ronnie" Barnes on March 14, 1948 in Soldier, KS. They shared 57 years of marriage before Ronnie passed away on February 21, 2005. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Doris Vanderkolk; three brothers, Richard, Wayne and Harold Vanderwall and also a great granddaughter, Courtney Marie Makie.

Survivors include a daughter, Vicki Lesser (Bill) of Topeka; three sons, Jack Barnes (Darla) of Morrill, KS; Terry Barnes (Debi) of Topeka; and Ray Barnes (Julie) of Topeka. She is also survived by her 12 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 10:00 am Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Burial will follow at the Soldier Cemetery. Family will greet friends from 5 - 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Rolling Hills Christian Church or the Midland Hospice c/o Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436. To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.mercerfuneralhomes.com.
 
 
3867
Obituary- Barnes, Ronald
Obituary- Barnes, Ronald
Ronald L. Barnes

Ronald L. “Ronnie” Barnes, 80, Topeka, died Monday, February 21, 2005, at Midland Hospice House, Topeka.

He was born December 20, 1924 in Soldier, the son of Lester L. and Florence O. Riggs Barnes.

He graduated from Soldier High School in 1942 and attended Kansas State University. He lived in Delia for 21 years before moving to Topeka in 1978.

Ronnie worked for Goodyear in Topeka for 29 ½ years before retiring in 1982. He was a member of Rolling Hills Christian Church, Topeka. He was a member of United Rubber Workers Union Local #307.

He married Marilyn J. Vanderwall on March 14, 1948, in Soldier. She survives.

Other survivors include three sons, Jackie A. Barnes, Sabetha, Terry W. Barnes and Ronald R. Barnes, both of Topeka; a daughter, Vickie Jo Lesser, Topeka; two brothers , Jarrel L. Barnes and Robert A. Barnes, both of Topeka; 16 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

His service was Thursday at Mercer Funeral Home, Holton. Burial was in Soldier Cemetery. The family greeted friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Rolling Hills Christian Church, Midland Hospice, or the American Diabetes Association and sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton 66436.
 
 
3868
Obituary- Barnett, Helen
Obituary- Barnett, Helen
Helen F. Barnett
Helen F. Rogers Barnett, 99, Dover, died Saturday, April 7, 2001, at the St. Marys Hospital.
She was born November 9, 1901, near Dover in Shawnee County, the daughter of Arizona Lincoln and Mary Jane “Jennie” Lyttle Rogers. She lived in the Dover community all of her life until she moved to the St. Marys Manor September 1, 2000.
Helen was a member of the Dover Federated Church, and a life member of the Dover Pansy Club. She was a 50-year member of Clarice Chapter No. 190 Order of the Eastern Star in Wakarusa.
In 1922, she married Roy Taber. He died in 1961. She married Tom Herron in December 1962. He died in 1974. She married George Barnett in 1976. He died in 1985.
Surviving her are five stepdaughters, Ann Kelsey, Silver Lake, Jane Leonard, Woodstock, NH, Aileen Helmick, Warrensburg, MO, Louise Chase, Asheville, NC, and Angela Barnett, Salina; two stepsons, George Louis Barnett, Sulphur Springs, TX, and Dennis Barnett, Florence, AL; two nieces, Lillian Rippetoe, Wichita, and Phyllis Keller, Rossville, and one nephew, Dean Page, Rossville.
A family visitation will be held from 7 to 8 Tuesday (this evening) at Piper-Verschelden Funeral Home. Her service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Dover Federated Church in Dover; burial will be in the Dover Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Dover Federated Church building fund and sent in care of Piper-Verschelden Funeral Home, 714 Maple, St. Marys 66536.
 
 
3869
Obituary- Barney, Alice 1
Obituary- Barney, Alice 1
ALICE BARNEY
Mrs. Alice Belle Barney, 78, Silver ’Lake, was declared dead on arrival Thursday, November 18, 1982, at a Topeka hospital.
She was born April 3, 1904, at Delia, the daughter of Ed and Mary Louise Franz Redmon.
Mrs. Barney taught in Maple Hill schools. She also was graduated from the Flo Menninger Bible Course and taught Bible at Hoyt.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, and Royal Chapter No. 176 of the Order of Eastern Star, all at Silver Lake. She also was a past matron of Amaryllis Chapter No. 321, OES, and Ladies Literary Society, both at Rossville. She was a member of Extension Homemakers Units at Hoyt and Rossville.
She married Joseph D. Barney February 24, 1925, at Lawrence. He survives. A son, Dale Barney, died in 1969.
Other survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Josephine Barney Harkness, Silver Lake; a stepson, the Rev. Kenneth Barney, Springfield, Mo.; four gran¬dchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services were at 2 p.m. Monday at Silver Lake United Methodist Church. Burial was in Rossville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, 5229 W. 7th, Topeka, 66606. Parker-Price Mortuary, Topeka, was in charge of arrangements.
 
 
3870
Obituary- Barney, Alice 2
Obituary- Barney, Alice 2
Mrs. Alice B. Barney
SILVER LAKE - Mrs. Alice Belle Barney, 78, Silver Lake, was declared dead on arrival Thursday at a Topeka hospital.
She was born April 3, 1904, at Delia, the daughter of Ed and Mary Louise Franz Redmon.
Mrs. Barney taught in Maple Hill schools. She also was graduated from the Flo Menninger Bible Course and taught Bible at Hoyt.
She was a member of the United Me¬thodist Church, Women’s Society for Christian Service and Royal Chapter No. 176 of the Order of Eastern Star, all at Silver Lake. She also was a past matron of Amaryllis Chapter No. 321, OES, and Ladies Literary Society, both at Rossville.
She was a member of Home Demonstration Units at Hoyt and Rossville.
She married Joseph D. Barney Feb.
24, 1925, at Lawrence. He survives. A son, Dale Barney, died in 1969.
Other survivors include a daughter,
Mrs. Josephine Barney Harkness, Silver Lake; a stepson, the Rev. Kenneth Barney, Springfield, Mo.; four grand¬children; and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Silver Lake United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Rossville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, 5229 W. 7th, Topeka, 66606. Parker-Price Mortuary, Topeka, is in charge of arrange¬ments.
 
 
3871
Obituary- Barney, Dale
Obituary- Barney, Dale
Dale A. Barney
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Silver Lake United Methodist Church for Dale Allen Barney, 40, Route 1, Hoyt, who died Sunday in a Topeka hospital where he was readmit¬ted Feb. 19. Earlier, he was admitted to the hospital Sept. 17, 1968, and released. He had a heart ailment.
He was born Nov. 1, 1928, at Rossville. He was employed at the Topeka Goodyear Plant. He was a member of Silver Lake United Methodist Church, Moose Lodge No. 555 in Topeka, and United Rubber Workers of America.
Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe D. Barney, Route 1, Hoyt; a sister, Mrs. Charles Harkness, DeKalb, Ill., and a brother, the Rev. Kenneth D. Barney, Houston, Tex.
Burial will be in Rossville Cemetery. Parker Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Assn.
Barney, Dale Allen—Age 40, Rt. 1 Hoyt, Kan. Passed away March 2, 1969. Services 2 p.m. Thursday United Method¬ist Church, Silver Lake, Kan. Rev. Paul Davis, Rev. Max Barnes officiating. Interment Rossville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Heart| Assn. Kansas.
PARKER MORTUARY 900 N. Jackson CE 4-5850
 
 
3872
Obituary- Barney, Irene
Obituary- Barney, Irene
Mrs. Irene Barney
Mrs. Irene Franz Barney, 80, 1611 High, died Thursday at a Topeka hospi¬tal after a short illness.
She was born July 5, 1899, northeast of St. Marys in the Adrian community, the daughter of J.C. and Anna Brown Franz. She lived in Topeka most of her life.
Mrs. Barney was a member of Low¬man United Methodist Church, Home¬builders Sunday School Class, Amaryl¬lis Chapter No. 321, Order of Eastern Star, all at Rossville; Kansas Mayflow¬er Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, Kansas Wildflower Society and the YWCA. She attended Emporia State Teachers College.
She married Earl Barney Aug. 10, 1921, at Topeka. He survives.
Other survivors include two sons, Dr. J.E. Barney, Avon, Conn., and Dr. Duane Barney, Naperville, Ill.; a sis¬ter, Eva Oleson, West Palm Beach, Fla.; and four grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Parker-Price Mortuary. Burial will be in Rossville Cemetery. Memorial con¬tributions may be made to the Kansas Heart Association, 5229 W. 7th, Topeka 66606.
 
 
3873
Obituary- Barney, James
Obituary- Barney, James
James Earl Barney
lames Earl Barney, 80, formerly of Topeka, died on Feb. 20 in Carson City, NV. He was born on Sept. ], 1926, in Rossville, KS to James Earl and Irene Franz Barney.
He graduated from Topeka High School in 1943 and received a Summerfield Scholarship to the University of Kansas, where he earned his B, S. and Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Kansas. While at K.U., he was sports editor for the University Daily Kansan. He married Patricia Leonard on Oct. 4, 1946, in Oakridge, TN. Before moving to Carson City 13 years ago, he lived in Avon, CT. He was a research scientist who authored many papers in his field and a lay minister in the United Meth¬odist Church, which published a book of his sermons. He also coached youth sports and loved fishing. In retirement, he vol¬unteered in the Carson City Public Schools. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Duane Barney. He is sur¬vived by his wife; his son Alan Barney of Carson City, NV; his daughter Ayn of Hemet, CA; grandsons Ryan and Justin Barney; and several extended family members.
He was cremated and his ashes were interred at Rossville Cemetery on May 27. Memorial donations may be made to the United Meth¬odist Memorial Fund, 400 W. King Street, Carson City, NV, 89703.
 
 
3874
Obituary- Barney, James E. 1
Obituary- Barney, James E. 1
J. Earl Barney Sr.
J. Earl Barney Sr., 88, Topeka, died Thursday, April 27, 1989, at a Rossville nursing home.
Mr. Barney spent many years in the automobile and real estate businesses in Topeka.
He was born April 5, 1901, in the Grove area north of Silver Lake, the son of J. William and Valinda Wyatt Barney. He lived most of his life in Shawnee County.
He spent many winters in West Palm Beach, Fla., where he was president of Kansas Society of Palm Beaches.
Mr. Barney was a member of Lowman United Methodist Church and was active in the Sunday school at the church. He also was a 50-year member of Herperian Lodge No. Ill, AF&AM, in Rossville.
He was married to Irene Franz on Aug. 10, 1921, at Topeka. She died April 3, 1980.
Survivors include two sons, Dr. James Earl Barney Jr., Avon, Conn., and Dr. Duane Barney, Bethesda, Md.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Mon¬day in Parker-Price Mortuary. Buri¬al will be in Rossville Cemetery. Mr. Barney will lie in state after 4 p.m. today at the mortuary, where the family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday. Memorial contribu¬tions may be made to Lowman Unit¬ed Methodist Church, 4000 Drury Lane, 66604.
 
 
3875
Obituary- Barney, James E. 2
Obituary- Barney, James E. 2
J. Earl Barney, Sr.
J. Earl Barney, Sr., 88, Topeka, died Thursday, April 27, 1989, at Rossville Valley Manor.
Mr. Barney spent many years in the automobile and real estate businesses in Topeka.
He was born April 5, 1901, in the Grove area north of Silver Lake, the son of J. William and Valinda Wyatt Barney. He lived most of his life in Shawnee County.
He spent many winters in West Palm Beach, Fla., where he was president of Kansas Society of Palm Beaches.
Mr. Barney was a member of Lowman United Methodist Church and was active in the Sunday school at the church. He also was a 50-year member of Herperian Lodge No. Ill, AF&AM, in Rossville.
He was married to Irene Franz on August 10, 1921, at Topeka. She died April 3, 1980.
Survivors include two sons, Dr. James Earl Barney, Jr., Avon, Conn., and Dr. Duane Barney, Bethesda, Md.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services were at 10 a.m. Mon¬day in Parker-Price Mortuary with the Rev. Larry Keller officiating. Burial was in Rossville Cemetery. The family received friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lowman United Methodist Church, 4000 Drury Lane, Topeka, 66604.
 
 
3876
Obituary- Barney, Joseph D. 1
Obituary- Barney, Joseph D. 1
Joseph Dewey Barney
SILVER LAKE — Joseph Dewey Barney, 87, Silver Lake, died Thursday, July 24, at a Topeka hospital.

Mr. Barney owned and operated the Rossville Barber Shop in the 1920s and 1930s. He later farmed and was an electrician for Kansas Power and Light Co. from 1936 to 1946. He was an electrician for the State Hospital from 1954 to 1964. He was a Navy veteran of World War I.

He was born Sept. 18, 1898, at Silver Lake, the son of J. William and Vilinda Wyatt Barney. He lived in the Silver Lake and Rossville communities most of his life.

Mr. Barney was a member of Silver Lake United Methodist Church, Lake Lodge No. 50, AF&AM, and served on the Silver Lake City Council during the 1970s. He also was a former member of Jimmie Lillard Post No. 31 of the American Legion at Rossville and served on the Rossville City Council during the 1940s.

He married Alice Belle Redmon on Feb. 24, 1925, at Lawrence. She died Nov. 18, 1982. A son, Dale Barney, died in 1969.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Josephine Barney Harkness, Silver Lake; a son, the Rev. Kenneth D. Barney Sr., Springfield, Mo.; a brother, J. Earl Barney, Topeka; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Silver Lake United Methodist Church. Military graveside services will be conducted by Jimmie Lillard Post No. 31 of the American Legion in Rossville Cemetery. Mr. Barney will lie in state after 10 a.m. today at Parker-Price Mortuary in Topeka. Memorial contributions may be made to Silver Lake United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 188, Silver Lake, 66539.
 
 
3877
Obituary- Barney, Joseph D. 2
Obituary- Barney, Joseph D. 2
JOSEPH D. BARNEY
Joseph Dewey Barney, 87, Topeka, formerly of Silver Lake, died Thursday, July 24, 1986, at a Topeka hospital.

Mr. Barney owned and operated the Rossville Barber Shop in the 1920s and 1930s. He later farmed and was an electrician for Kansas Power and Light Company from 1938 to 1946. He was an electrician for the State Hospital from 1954 to 1964. He was a Navy veteran of World War I.

He was born September 18, 1898, at Silver Lake, the son of J. William and Vilinda Wyatt Barney. He lived in the Silver Lake and Rossville communities most of his life.

Mr. Barney was a member of Silver Lake United Methodist Church, Lake Lodge No. 50, AF&AM, and served on the Silver Lake City Council during the 1970s. He also was a former member of Jimmie Lillard Post No. 31 of the American Legion at Rossville and served on the Rossville City Council during the 1940s.

He married Alice Belle Redmon on February 24, 1925, at Lawrence. She died November 18, 1982. A son, Dale Barney, died in 1969.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Josephine Barney Harkness, Silver Lake; a son, the Rev, Kenneth D. Barney, Sr., Springfield, Mo.; a brother, J. Earl Barney, Topeka; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Services were at 10 a.m. Monday at Silver Lake United Methodist Church. Military graveside services were conducted by Jimmie Lillard Post No. 31 of the American Legion in Rossville Cemetery. Parker-Price Mortuary in Topeka was in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Silver Lake United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 188, Silver Lake, Ks. 66539.
 
 
3878
Obituary- Barney, Joseph W. 1
Obituary- Barney, Joseph W. 1
J.W. BARNEY
Joseph William Barney aged 60 years, 8 months and 12 days, passed away Sunday night at the home of his son Joe in Rossville.
Mr. Barney had been a resident of Kansas and Shawnee County for almost 68 years, coming to Kansas with his parents when two years of age from his birthplace near Bea¬trice, Nebraska. They settled on a farm about five miles north of Sil¬ver Lake in what is now Grove town¬ship. At the time the family lo¬cated there the only inhabitant were the native Indians. The influx of settlers came about a year or so later.
Mr. Barney was united in mar¬riage to Velinda Wyatt, September 27, 1897. To this union two children were born, Joseph Dewey, of Rossville and James Earl of Topeka, j Mr. and Mrs. Barney remained on a farm in this section of the county until just a few years ago when they sold out and removed to Rossville. Since then they had lived at their home on Navarre street.
Mr. Barney was an earnest Christian man. In early life he joined the Baptist church in Silver Lake, later transferring his member¬ship to the Methodist church there and later to the Rossville M. E. church.
Besides his widow and two sons, other surviving relatives are five grandchildren; three brothers, Frank of Silver Lake, Ed of Gracemont, Okla., Lee of Marysville and two twin sisters Gussie and Gertie.
Two other brothers, Clyde and Oliver and one sister, Pearl, pre¬ceded him in death.
Funeral services were held Tues¬day afternoon, April 14, at 2:30 o’clock in the Methodist church, con¬ducted by Rev. Wright Horton of Riley, Kansas.
Music was furnished by a quartet composed of Mrs. E. E. Witter, Mrs. Peter Navarre, Mrs. Ruth Hesse, Mrs. Art Wallerstedt with Miss Edith Higginbotham at the piano.
The pallbearers were Messrs. David Davis, A. A. Cless, John Shenk John Rouse, Frank Page and Denny Davis.
Interment was in Rossville ceme¬tery.
Thou art where summer birds from afar, shall cross the sea.
Thou art where music rends the air, And the world calls us forth, and thou art there.
And our time is not far
 
 
3879
Obituary- Barney, Vilinda
Obituary- Barney, Vilinda
Woman Dies At Age 91
Mrs. Linda Barney, 91, of Rossville died Tuesday, Feb. 21, in Lakeside Rest Home at Silver Lake.
She was born Dec. 8, 1875 in Morgan County, Ky., and had lived in the Rossville and Sil¬ver Lake communities 75 years. She was a member of the Meth¬odist Church and Amaryllis Chapter No. 321, Order of East¬ern Star, both of Rossville.
Her husband, Will Barney, died in 1936.
Survivors include two sons, Joe Barney, Hoyt, and Earl Barney, Topeka; two brothers, J. A. Wyatt, Loma Linda, Calif, and Grover Wyatt, Roseville, Calif.; a sister, Mrs. Dean Day, Silver Lake; five grand¬children and eight great-grand¬children.
Services were Thursday at the Rossville Methodist Church with burial in Rossville Ceme¬tery.
 
 
3880
Obituary- Barnhart, Clarence 1
Obituary- Barnhart, Clarence 1
Clarence Clifford Barnhart
Clarence Clifford Barnhart, 88, Overbrook, died Sunday, February 5, 1989, at a Topeka hospital.
Mr. Barnhart was a retired farmer and stockman.
He was born May 10, 1900, northwest of Centropolis, the son of William Riley and Susan Catherine Whistler Barnhart. He spent his life in the Centropolis and Overbrook communities.
Mr. Barnhart was a member of Washington Creek Church of the Brethren in southwest Douglas County.
He was married to Pearl Olive Firestone March 29, 1936, in Topeka. She survives.
Other survivors include three sons, Melvin K. Barnhart, Grain Valley, Mo., Vern D. Barnhart, Topeka, and Clifford N. Barnhart, Delia; two daughters, Sharon Soutee, Kansas City, Mo., and
Maxine Holden, Lake Mills, Wisc.; a sister, Effie Churchbaugh, Lawrence; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Washington Creek Church of the Brethren in south¬west Douglas County. Burial will be in Washington Creek Cemetery. Greenwood-Roberts Funeral Home in Over¬brook is in charge of arrangements. Relatives and friends will meet from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday (this evening) at the funeral home. Memorial con¬tributions may be made to the Washington Creek Church of the Brethren.
 
 
3881
Obituary- Barnhart, Clarence 2
Obituary- Barnhart, Clarence 2
Clarence Clifford Barnhart, 88, Overbrook, died Sunday, Feb. 5, 1989, at a Topeka hospital.
Mr. Barnhart was a retired farmer and stockman.
He was born May 10, 1900, northwest of Centropolis, the son of William Riley and Susan Catherine Whistler Barnhart. He spent his life in the Centropolis and Overbrook communities.
Mr. Barnhart was a member of Washington Creek Church of the Brethren in southwest Douglas County.
He was married to Pearl Olive Firestone March 29, 1936, in Topeka. She survives.
Other survivors include three sons, Melvin K. Barnhart, Grain Valley, Mo., Vern D. Barnhart, Topeka, and Clifford N. Barnhart, Delia; two daughters, Sharon Soutee, Kansas City, Mo., and
Maxine Holden, Lake Mills, Wis.; a sister, Effie Churchbaugh, Lawrence; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Washington Creek Church of the Brethren in south¬west Douglas County. Burial will be in Washington Creek Cemetery. Mr. Barnhart will lie in state from 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Greenwood- Roberts Funeral Home in Over¬brook and after noon Wednesday at the church. Relatives and friends will meet from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial con¬tributions may be made to the Washington Creek Church of the Brethren.


Clarence Clifford Barnhart
Clarence Clifford, Barnhart, 88, Overbrook, died Sunday, Feb. 5, 1989, at a Topeka hospital.
Mr. Barnhart was a retired farm¬er and stockman.
He was born May 10, 1900, north¬west of Centropolis, the son of Wil¬liam Riley and Susan Catherine Whistler Barnhart. He spent his life in the Centropolis and Overbrook communities.
Mr. Barnhart was a member of Washington Creek Church of the Brethren in southwest Douglas Coun¬ty.
He was married to Pearl Olive Firestone March 29, 1936, in Topeka. She survives.
Other survivors include three sons, Melvin K. Barnhart, Grain Valley, Mo., Vern D. Barnhart, Topeka, and Clifford N. Barnhart, Delia; two daughters, Sharon Soutee, Kansas City, Mo., and Maxine Holden, Lake Mills, Wis.; a sister, Effie Churchbaugh, Lawrence; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Washington Creek Church of the Brethren in southwest Douglas County. Burial will be in Washington Creek Cemetery. Mr. Barnhart will lie in state from 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Greenwood-Roberts Funeral Home in Overbrook and af¬ter noon Wednesday at the church. Relatives and friends will meet from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contribu¬tions may be made to the Washing¬ton Creek Church of the Brethren.
 
 
3882
Obituary- Barranco, Mary
Obituary- Barranco, Mary
May was born in Birds, Lawrence County, Illinois on October 7, 1854. She met and married James Potts Baird on February 27, 1873. In 1878 they came to Rossville, and were one of the pioneer families of the town. Her obituary states, Mrs. James Baird died at her home in the west part of town Monday evening January 7th at the age of 52 years and 3 months. She had been a sufferer from consumption for more than two years, bearing her affliction to the end with patient Christian fortitude. Her husband, J.P. Baird, passed on to the mysterious realm of the spirit land one year ago July.
Mrs. Baird leaves six children, five boys, Luther, Charles, William, John and Martin, and one girl, Mrs. Blanche Davis, all of whom were at the bedside during her last hours.
The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon in the M.E. Church conducted by the Rev. Webb, and interment took place in the city cemetery.
Many friends filled the church to pay last tribute of respect to the dead whom they had known and respected for so many years for Mrs. Baird was a kind considerate neighbor and an exemplary Christian woman.
 
 
3883
Obituary- Barrand, Alvin
Obituary- Barrand, Alvin
Alvin L. Barrand, 76, Rossville, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 1987, at a Topeka convalescent center.
Mr. Barrand was a construction worker and a truck driver before he retired.
He was born Dec. 21, 1910, in Whiting, the son of George and Ethel Bryan Barrand. He lived in Eskridge before he moved to Rossville five years ago.
Mr. Barrand was a member of North Topeka Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Patricia Lierz and Mrs. Linda Sampson, both of Topeka; four sons, Eugene A. Barrand, Gary Barrand and Larry Barrand, all of Topeka, and Jack Barrand, Savannah, Ga.; two sisters, Mrs. Paralee Norton, Atchison, and Mrs. Louise Gibbs, Topeka; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will to be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Kennekuk Cemetery east of Horton. Davidson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 3003 Van Buren, Topeka, 66611.
 
 
3884
Obituary- Barrand, Alvin 1
Obituary- Barrand, Alvin 1
Barrand
Alvin L. Barrand, 76, Rossville, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 1987, at a Topeka convalescent center.
Mr. Barrand was a construc¬tion worker and a truck driver before he retired.
He was born Dec. 21, 1910, in Whiting, the son of George and Ethel Bryan Barrand. He lived in Eskridge before he moved to Rossville five years ago.
Mr. Barrand was a member of North Topeka Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daugh¬ters, Mrs. Patricia Lierz and Mrs. Linda Sampson, both of Topeka; four sons, Eugene A. Barrand, Gary Barrand and Larry Barrand, all of Topeka, and Jack Barrand, Savannah, Ga.; two sisters, Mrs. Paralee Norton, Atchi¬son, and Mrs. Louise Gibbs, Topeka; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were to be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Kennekuk Cemetery east of Horton. David¬son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 3003 Van Buren, Topeka, 66611.

 
 
3885
Obituary- Barrett, Betty
Obituary- Barrett, Betty
Betty Lou Countryman Barrett, 76, Louisville, KY, died Wednesday, March 3, 2004, at Regency Healthcare Center in Louisville.
Berry was born August 16, 1927, the daughter of Dewey and Florence Higgins Countryman. She was a 1945 graduate of Rossville High School.
She was a retired proof counselor for Bel Air Studios, Louisville.
Betty was a member of the Summitt Heights United Methodist Church.
She married Vernon Barrett. They were divorced. A son, Steven Barrett died in 1999.
Survivors include two daughters, Jerrie Goodfleisch and Vicki Barrett, both of Louisville, KY; two sisters, Vena Mae Thompson, Delia, and Ruby Davis, Topeka; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Her service was at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bosse Funeral Home, Louisville. Burial was in Pennsylvania Run Cemetery, Louisville. Family visitation was Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, 5350 SW 17th Street, Topeka 66604.
 
 
3886
Obituary- Barron, A.M.
Obituary- Barron, A.M.
News came to Rossville relatives of the family, Sunday, of the sud¬den death, Saturday, of A. M. Bar¬ron at his home in Tucson, Arizona. Mr. Barron was the husband of the former Ethel Ellis, a sister of Mrs. Lillie Wilt of this city. The Barron family, before their removal to Ari¬zona, lived for 10 or 12 years on a farm northeast of Silver Lake and neighbors and acquaintances will be saddened to know of his passing. Be¬side his widow he is survived by two daughters, both teachers in the Tuc¬son schools. Funeral services and burial were Monday at Tucson.  
 
3887
Obituary- Bartee, James
Obituary- Bartee, James
James Benson Bartee
James Benson Bartee, 62, Topeka, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 1996, at a Rossville nursing home.
He was born Jan. 27, 1934, at Sturgeon, Mo., the son of Mitchell Alonzo and Mar¬garet Frances Benson Bartee. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business at North East Missouri State University at Kirksville, Mo.. He had lived in Topeka since 1966.
Mr. Bartee was a member of Country¬side United Methodist Church.
He was married to Nancy Anne Roberts in Dallas in 1960. She survives.
Other survivors include two daughters, Leslie Ritchlin, Aurora, Colo., and Janie Higgins, Topeka; his mother, 'Margaret Bartee, Sturgeon, Mo.; two sisters, Barba¬ra Bartee, Carmichael, Calif., and Jane Holdman, Kansas City, Mo.; and two grandchildren.
Memorial services.will be announced at a later date. Newcomer-Diffenderfer, Fu¬neral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
 
3888
Obituary- Bartlett, Anna
Obituary- Bartlett, Anna
ANNA MELISSA BARTLETT
Mrs. Anna Melissa Bartlett passed away Saturday evening, January 19, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. B. M. Hook of Silver Lake.

Mrs. Bartlett was widely known in the Rossville community having lived here several years before moving to Silver Lake.

She was born in Franklin county, Ohio, March 30, 1849, and on the date of her death was 79 years, 9 months and 19 days old. She was married to Henry Bartlett October 8, 1871. To this union three children were born, Clara, George and Emma. Clara and George died in infancy.

They moved to Burdette, Kansas, in 1884, where Mr. Bartlett died two years later. After the death of her husband, Mrs. Bartlett removed to Rossville where she resided until 1898, when she went to make her home with her daughter, Mrs. B. M. Hook of Silver Lake.

She was a member of the Rossville Methodist church.

Beside her daughter, Mrs. Emma Hook, she is survived by eight grandchildren, Mrs. Dewey Wood, of Topeka; Mrs. George Howell, Nina, Norma, Guilford, Benjamin, Maynard and Howard Hook all of the home address.

Funeral services were held at the Penwell chapel in Topeka, Monday afternoon, January 21, at 2 o’clock, Rev. J. W. Reed of Leavenworth, conducted the services. Burial was in the Rochester cemetery.
 
 
3889
Obituary- Bartley, Raymond
Obituary- Bartley, Raymond
FORMER ROSSVILLE BOY KILLED IN KANSAS CITY
Raymond H. Bartley, 43 years old was killed early last night (Tuesday) when the motor car he was driving plunged from the east end of the twenty-third street viaduct and fell sixty feet to the Kansas City Terminal railroad tracks.
Bartley, for fourteen years a switchman for the Wabash railroad was killed. He suffered a fractured skull and fractures of both legs.— K. C. Star.
Mr. Bartley is the son-in-law of Mrs. Myrtle Koons of this city. He lived in Rossville when a young man on south Navarre street with his par¬ents. His mother lives in Minnesota and the funeral arrangements had not been announced today, pending her arrival at Kansas City
 
 
3890
Obituary- Barton, Clara
Obituary- Barton, Clara
CLARA HELEN BARTON
Mrs. Clara Helen Barton, 91, St. Marys, died Wednesday, January 22, 1986, at St. Marys Manor.

Mrs. Barton taught in Texas schools before she was married.

She was born October 11, 1894, at Carneiro on the Homischer Farm where the famous “Mushroom Rock’* is located. She was the daughter of John Frank and Josephine Koegler Hornischer. She lived in St. Marys the past six years. She lived in Oklahoma City from 1942 to 1980.

Mrs. Barton was a member of the Catholic Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, the Altar Society, Legion of Mary and Third Order of St. Francis, all in Oklahoma City.

She was married to Harold J. Barton October 6, 1919, at Hilje, Tex. He died August 15, 1968.

Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Erma Hoffman, Oklahoma City, Mrs. Clara “Tickie” Bawden, St. Marys, Sister Ann Barton, Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, Leavenworth, and Mrs. Virginia Gravatt, West Milford, N.J.; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Hardey, Los Alamos, N.M., Mrs. Frances Shaw, Mount Pleasant, Tex., and Mrs. Marguerite Schubert, Woodsboro, Tex., 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Services were Monday in Resurrection Cemetery Chapel at Oklahoma City. A rosary was recited at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Verschelden Funeral Home in St. Marys.
 
 
3891
Obituary- Bartos, Bessie
Obituary- Bartos, Bessie
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Davis, Mr. and Mrs. Email Kovar, Mrs. Halcia Cerny and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Kalcik motored to Plainville, Kansas last Wednesday to attend the funeral of their aunt, Mrs. Bessie Bartos of Zurich, Kansas. 
 
3892
Obituary- Basquin, Virginia
Obituary- Basquin, Virginia
Deaths and Funerals
MRS. H. P. BASQUIN
Virginia Inez Work, second daughter of Joseph and Mary Work, was born in Birmingham, Iowa, Jan. 23, 1887. At the age of seven years she moved with her parents and sis¬ters to Almena, Norton County, Kansas. .She received her early ed¬ucation there and taught three years in the public schools in that com¬munity. Later she took special work in the Garrett Biblical Institute, while her husband was finishing his course in the Garrett Seminary.
In the year 1909 she was married at Almena, Kansas, to Herbert P. Basquin.
She devoted her life to her hus¬band’s work in the ministry serving in every capacity possible, especial¬ly with women and young people, and also in the Sunday School. She was a teacher of the Good Fellow¬ship class in Dunlap charge, at the time of her death.
Mrs. Basquin was a lover of music and played the piano a great deal, especially the hymns, for her own enjoyment and also for those about her.
The various charges on which she served side by side with her hus¬band, were Montrose, Miltonvale, Keats, Lock St., Chicago, LaCygne, Meriden, Rossville, Admine-Miller, Rantoul, Scranton, Melvern and Dunlap.
Being childless, Mrs. Basquin was very devoted to her nieces and ne¬phews and always had their wel-fare at heart.
She leaves to mourn but not with¬out hope, her husband and three sis¬ters, Mrs. Jennie Neece, Holton; Mrs. Mamie Pierce, Topeka; and Mrs. Ethel Boyd, Topeka. Lillian Work, an older sister, her parents and an infant brother preceded her in death: six nephews, four nieces, a number of other relatives and a host of friends are sad at her passing..
She passed away at her home in Dunlap, Kansas, at 1:30 a. m. Fri¬day, Aug. 14, 1936, aged 49 years, 6, months and 21 days.
She was converted at the early age of seven years and became a j member of the M. E. church, ever living strong in the faith.
Funeral services were held at the home at 11 a. m. Sunday and at Scranton M. E. church at 2:30 p. m. and were in charge of L. F. Waring, district superintendent. Interment was in the family lot in Mt. Hope Cemetery at Topeka.
 
 
3893
Obituary- Bateman, Kenneth
Obituary- Bateman, Kenneth
Kenneth L. Bateman

Rossville—Kenneth L. Bateman, 81, Rossville, died Thursday at a Topeka hospital.

He was born June 5, 1898, near Havensville, and moved from Havensville to Topeka about five years ago.

Mr. Bateman farmed in the Cairo [sic Kiro] area before retiring about 15 years ago.

He was a member of Havensville United Methodist Church.

He was married to Alta Robinson in September 1918. She died in 1970. He was married to Mrs. Ora Bixby Aug. 12, 1971, at Lyndon. She survives.

Other survivors include a son, Vincent Bateman, at home; a stepson, Charles Bixby, Chehalis, Wash.; a step-daughter, Mrs. Naomi Moritz, Silver Lake; a sister, Mrs. Marion Brown, Santa Cruz, Calif., and two grandchildren.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home. Burial will be in Prairie Home Cemetery, Topeka. Memorial contributions may be made to the Kansas Heart Association, 5229 W. 7th, Topeka, 66606.
 
 
3894
Obituary- Bates, Harry
Obituary- Bates, Harry
Mr. and Mrs. C.W. Vorhies drove to Topeka, Monday, to attend the funeral of Harry Bates. Mr. Bates was a cousin of Mrs. Vorhies. 
 
3895
Obituary- Bauer, Alice
Obituary- Bauer, Alice
Mrs. Alice Bauer
Mrs. Alice M. Bauer, 75, 1107 E. 6th, died Tuesday afternoon in a Topeka hospital where she was admitted April 23. She had pneumonia.
She was born Jan. 24, 1897, at Delia and lived in Topeka since 1942. She was a member of Assumption Catholic Church.
She was married to Oliver J. Bauer. He survives. A daughter, Marie Bauer, died in infancy and another daughter, Mrs. Catherine Swickard Seale, died in December, 1967. She also was preceded in death by a son, Peter F. Bauer, in March, 1951.
Survivors include six sons, Orville B. Bauer, Las Vegas, Nev., Harold P. Bauer, Overland Park, Herschel F. i Bauer, 2621 Washburn, Oliver J. j Bauer Jr., 906 E. 34th, Eugene J. Bauer, 4014 Rochester Road, and Robert F. Bauer, at home; three daughters, Mrs. Hermia Hoffman. 418 Grattan, Sophia Marie Bauer, 2007 California, and Mrs. Regina Shook, Colum¬bia, S.C.; a sister, Mrs. Harry Murray, Delia; 30 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Brennan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery at St. Marys.
 
 
3896
Obituary- Bauer, Anna
Obituary- Bauer, Anna
Anna Bauer Rites
Tuesday at Delia

DELIA— Mrs. Anna J. Bauer, 83, formerly of Delia, died Sunday at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Helen McGurk, Houston, Tex., where she had lived the past four years.

She was born Dec. 7, 1882. She spent most of her life in the Delia community in Jackson County. She was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church at Houston, Tex., and was a former member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church at Delia.
Her husband, Jacob Bauer, died Nov. 6, 1951.

Survivors include two other daughters, Mrs. Olga Slough, Neligh, Neb., and Mrs. Agnes Send, Washington, Kan.; a sister, Mrs. Bertha Klinge, 4712 W. 6th, Topeka; 16 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Services will be at noon Tuesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church at Delia. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery at St. Marys. Mrs. Bauer will lie from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Verschelden Funeral Home at St. Marys.
 
 
3897
Obituary- Bauer, Herschel
Obituary- Bauer, Herschel
Herschel Bauer
Herschel Francis Bauer, 87, Topeka, passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2011.
Herschel was born Sept. 22, 1923 in Delia KS, the son of Oliver and Alice Vaughn Bauer. He served our country in the US Army during WWII. On July 24, 1945, Herschel and Anna Gudenkauf were united in marriage at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Seneca KS. They enjoyed 66 years together. He was a long-time member of Assumption Church (Mater Dei Parish) and the American Legion, Post 225. Herschel worked for the Santa Fe Railroad for 39 years, retiring in 1978.
Survivors include his wife, Annie Bauer; brother, Eugene Bauer, Topeka; sister, Regina Shook, Columbia SC; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by five brothers and four sisters.
Family will greet friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Kevin Brennan Family Funeral Home, 2801 SW Urish Rd, Topeka KS 66614, where a parish rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at Mater Dei Assumption Church. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Midland Hospice, sent in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to www.kevinbrennanfamily.com.
 
 
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Obituary- Bauer, Jacob
Obituary- Bauer, Jacob
JACOB BAUER
Jacob Bauer, 70, resident of the Delia community for 46 years, died Tuesday at his home in Delia. He was born March 13, 1881, in Topeka and was a member of the Sacred Heart Church of Delia. He was a retired farmer.

He is survived by his wife, Anna Bauer of the home; three step-daughters, Mrs. Helen McGurk, of Houston, Texas; Mrs. Agnes Fennel, Morrowville, Kan., and Mrs. Olga Slough, Neligh, Neb.; a brother Oliver Bauer, Topeka; and five sisters, Mrs. Catherne Stadler and Mrs. J. M. Gems, Chicago; Mrs. Marie Miller, Startup, Wash.; Mrs. Elizabeth Bates New York, and Mrs. Sophia Taylor, Delia.

The funeral will be at 9 a. m. Friday at the Sacred Heart Church in Delia, with burial in Mount Calvary Cemetery in St. Marys. The Rosary was recited at 8 p. m. Tuesday at the Verschelden Funeral Home in St. Marys
 
 
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Obituary- Bauer, Joseph and Clara
Obituary- Bauer, Joseph and Clara
COUPLE DIE IN A CRASH
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph P. Bauer, Jr., owners of Clara’s Flower Shop, 6412 Troost avenue, Kansas City, were killed instantly Monday when their motor car plunged over a 30 foot embankment onto the Rock Island railroad tracks in Rosebud, Mo.
Mr. Bauer was 42 years old. His wife, Mrs. Clara P. Bauer, was 37 years old.
Mrs. Eleanor Wood, a friend, who was left in charge of the flower shop in their absence, said the couple had left early on a business trip to St. Louis, Chicago and Milwaukee. They had planned to return here Wednes¬day she said.
Mr. and Mrs. Bauer had operated the florist business about twelve years, with their home at the rear of the shop. They also owned a farm near Stillwell, Kans., Mrs. Wood said. State patrolmen found both Stillwell and Kansas City addresses in the car.
The couple’s three adopted children had been in Rossville, Kan. for the week end and were to return home Monday afternoon, Mrs. Wood said.
They are Cecilia Bauer, 7; Michael Bauer, 5; and Philip Bauer, 3.—Kan¬sas City Star.
Many inquiries have been made of local residents, but we were unable to find relatives of the children here.
 
 
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Obituary- Bauer, Joseph and Clara 1
Obituary- Bauer, Joseph and Clara 1
COUPLE DIE IN A CRASH
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph P. Bauer, Jr., owners of Clara’s Flower Shop, 6412 Troost avenue, Kansas City, were killed instantly Monday when their motor car plunged over a 30 foot embankment onto the Rock Island railroad tracks in Rosebud, Mo.
Mr. Bauer was 42 years old. His wife, Mrs. Clara P. Bauer, was 37 years old.
Mrs. Eleanor Wood, a friend, who was left in charge of the flower shop in their absence, said the couple had left early on a business trip to St. Louis, Chicago and Milwaukee. They had planned to return here Wednes¬day she said.
Mr. and Mrs. Bauer had operated the florist business about twelve years, with their home at the rear of the shop. They also owned a farm near Stillwell, Kans., Mrs. Wood said. State patrolmen found both Stillwell and Kansas City addresses in the car.
The couple’s three adopted children had been in Rossville, Kan. for the week end and were to return home Monday afternoon, Mrs. Wood said.
They are Cecilia Bauer, 7; Michael Bauer, 5; and Philip Bauer, 3.—Kan¬sas City Star.
Many inquiries have been made of local residents, but we were unable to find relatives of the children here.
 
 

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