Obituaries

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Fitch, Donald

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Fitch, Donald A. “Don”, age 79, of Clearwater, passed away peacefully, Monday, September 22, 2014.

 

Don was born October 13, 1934, to Albert Horace and Clara Leita (Milliken) Fitch in Manhattan, Kansas. He served his country in the U.S. Army. Don married Elna Irene Fitz on April 6, 1962, in Wichita. He retired as an engineer for Boeing after 43 years.

 

Visitation Thursday, 9am-8pm w/family present 5:30-7pm at Webb-Shinkle Mortuary. Services Friday at 1:30pm, Clearwater United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Clara Fitch; sisters, Margaret Tucker, Marian Breaker, Dorothy Tanner, and Betty Fox; brother, Dick Fitch.

 

Survivors include his wife Elna of the home; daughters, Cheryl (Eric) Dedrick of Clearwater, Connie (Chris) Kellogg of Phoenix, Steven (Fawn) Fitch of Phoenix; 8 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren.

 

Memorials have been established with the Kansas Masonic Cancer Research Institute (KMCRI), Cancer Center Adm Office, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Mailstop 1017, Kansas City, KS 66160 or Clearwater United Methodist Church, 130 N. 1st, Clearwater, KS 67026.

 

 

 

 

 

  

VISITATION

 

Thursday, September 25, 2014     9 AM - 8 PM

 

w/family present      5:30 - 7 PM

 

Webb-Shinkle Mortuary Chapel

 

200 South Tracy

 

Clearwater, Kansas 

 

 

 

FUNERAL SERVICES

 

Friday, September 26, 2014     1:30 PM

 

Clearwater United Methodist Church

 

130 N. First

 

Clearwater, Kansas

 

 

 

MEMORIALS 

Clearwater United Methodist Church

130 N. First 

Clearwater, Kansas 67026

or 

Kansas Masonic Cancer Research Institute

Cancer Center Adm Office

3901 Rainbow Blvd, Mailstop 1017

Kansas City, Kansas 66160

 

 

 

 

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Peterson, Violet

 

 

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Violet May (Socolofsky) Peterson, age 92, of Clearwater, passed away, Saturday, September 20, 2014.

 

Visitation, Tuesday, 9am-8pm w/family present 6:30-8pm at Webb-Shinkle Mortuary.

Services, Wednesday, 10am, First Christian Church.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents, William Socolofsky and Martha (Hein) Johnson; husband, John H. Peterson; son, John R. Peterson; siblings, Alice Epp, Robert Socolofsky and Doris Wolf. Survivors: children, daughter-in-law, Angela Peterson of Winter Park, FL, Dan (Betty) Peterson, of Frontenac, Jim (Jennifer) Peterson of Emporia, Cathe (David) Loger of Clearwater. 11 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren. Memorials: First Christian Church, 524 Wood, Clearwater, or Clearwater Ambulance Service, P.O. Box 453, Clearwater, KS 67026. 

  

VISITATION

Tuesday, September 23, 2014     9 AM - 8 PM

w/family present      6:30 - 8 PM

Webb-Shinkle Mortuary Chapel

200 South Tracy

Clearwater, Kansas 

 

FUNERAL SERVICES

Wednesday, September 24, 2014     10 AM

First Christian Church

524 Wood

Clearwater, Kansas

 

MEMORIALS

First Christian Church

524 Wood

Clearwater, Kansas 67026

 

Clearwater Ambulance Service

P.O. Box 453

Clearwater, Kansas 67026

 

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Hurst, Barbara

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Barbara Fay (Wetz) Hurst, age 76, of Haysville, Kansas, passed away peacefully, Saturday, September 20, 2014, at her home.

Visitation with family present will be held Tuesday, September 23, from 4-6pm at Webb-Shinkle Mortuary, Clearwater. Private Family Services.

Barbara was born November 27, 1937, in Sanger, California to Worley William and Emily  “Dolly” Amanda (McKee) Wetz. She attended Clearwater High School and married Nathan Grant Hurst on April 1, 1983. She retired from Globe Engineering in 1995, as a secretary in production planning.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents; step-father, Hershel Morse; step-daughter, Patricia Drake; daughter-in-law, Kathie Edmonson; granddaughter, Becky Jo Bonnisen.

Her survivors include her husband, Nathan of the home; sons, Rex  Edmondson of Tahlequah, OK, Robert Edmondson of Perkins, OK, Ronald (Delana) Edmondson of Anthony, Randall “Randy” Edmondson of Clearwater; step-daughters, Vickie Glass of Wichita, Sherry Fleming of Wichita, Kathleen “Kathie” (Jim) Irons of Central Point, OR, Geneva (Russell) Land of Wichita and Merrie VanSickle; sister Beverly Lozar of Satanta, Kansas; 18 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.

  

VISITATION

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

with family present 4 - 6 PM

Webb-Shinkle Mortuary Chapel

200 S. Tracy

Clearwater, Kansas

 

INURNMENT

Private Family Services

Clearwater Cemetery

Clearwater, Kansas

 

GUESTBOOK

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Stephens, Howard

Stephens HowardHoward E. Stephens, age 88, retired Boeing Tool & Dye Supervisor, passed away Wednesday, September 17, 2014. 

 

Visitation, 1-5pm, Sunday, September 21st, with family present at Webb-Shinkle Mortuary Chapel. Services, 10am, Monday, September 22nd, at Goddard United Methodist Church. 

 

Howard was born on Friday, July 30, 1926 in Greenridge, Missouri, to William Stephens and Ethel (Hill) Stephens. He was raised in and around the Goddard, Kansas area, graduating from Goddard High School. 

He was united in marriage on July 12, 1958 in Attica, Kansas to Marjorie O. Deyoe.

 

 

Howard was preceded in death by his parents; spouse; siblings, Ruth Munsch, Alice Floyd and Carl Stephens. His survivors include his children, Richard (Sharon) Stephens of Stinnett, Texas, Carolyn (Raymond) McIntyre of Lee’s Summit, Missouri; seven grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren.

 

Memorial: USO, 6918 Trooper Dr, Fort Riley, KS 66442

 

 

 

 

VISITATION


Sunday, September 21, 2014

with family present 1 - 5 PM

Webb-Shinkle Mortuary Chapel

200 S. Tracy

Clearwater, Kansas

 

SERVICES

Monday, September 22, 2014       10 AM

Goddard United Methodist Church

300 N. Cedar

Goddard, Kansas

 

MEMORIAL


USO

6918 Trooper Drive

Fort Riley, Kansas 66442

 

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Hood, Joanne

 

country churchJoanne Helen (Cary) Hood, 84 years old of Derby, passed away, Thursday, September 18, 2014. 

 

Joanne was born Thursday, November 28, 1929, to John Wesley and Lillian Helen (Diekman) Cary in Toledo, Ohio. Joanne was a bookkeeper for Tweco. 

 

A memorial service is pending at this time. 

 

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Donald, Bill and Jack Cary.

 

Her survivors include her children, Donna Knowlton of Bella Vista, Arkansas, Judith Holmes of Wichita, David (Tammy) Hood of Derby, Janet (Wade) Booth of Pleasanton, Kansas, John (Joy) Melugin of Park City, Kansas and Robert “Bob” (Jeanie) Linnebur of Goddard, Kansas; eight grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.

 

 

MEMORIAL SERVICES

Services are pending

 

Napier, Jeremy

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Jeremy W. Napier, age 43, of Clearwater, passed away Sunday, September 14, 2014.

 

Visitation, Noon-8pm, Wed, with family present, 5:30-7pm, Webb-Shinkle Mortuary.

 

Services, 10am, Thurs, First Christian Church. 

 

Preceded in death by his father, Tony. Survivors: children, Jeremiah, Serenity, and Javion Napier all of Wichita; mother and step-father, Sharon and Jerry Bolin of Clearwater, siblings, Christopher (Kathryn) Napier of Clearwater, Kelly (Bridget) Bolin of Tonganoxie, KS, Tracey VanFleet of Wichita.

 

Memorial: Napier Children Memorial Fund, c/o Emprise Bank, 201 E. Ross, Clearwater, KS 67026.

 

  VISITATION

Wednesday, September 17, 2014       Noon - 8 PM

with family present 5:30 - 7 PM

Webb-Shinkle Mortuary Chapel

200 S. Tracy

Clearwater, Kansas

 

SERVICES

Thursday, September 18, 2014     10 AM

First Christian Church

524 Wood

Clearwater, Kansas

 

MEMORIALS

Napier Children Memorial Fund

c/o Emprise Bank

201 E. Ross

Clearwater, Kansas 67026

 

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Barker, Paul E.

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Paul E. Barker, age 83, of Haysville, Kansas, passed away, Friday, September 12, 2014, at the Via Christi Harry Hynes Inpatient Unit in Wichita. Paul was born Saturday, February 21, 1931, in Harper, Kansas. He attended Pleasant Valley Country School in Harper and graduated from Harper High School in 1950. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. On August 22, 1953, Paul and Mary Belle (Walsh) were married in Our Lady Guadalupe Church in Wichita. In December of 1955 the couple moved to Haysville. Paul worked for Phillips Service Station and Ralph Sandefur Ford and retired from the U.S, Postal Service as a clerk on December 1, 1991.

 

Rosary, 7:00 pm, Monday, September 15th. Funeral Mass, 10:00 am, Tuesday, September 16th,  BOTH at St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Haysville.

 

Preceded in death by parents, Ralph and Ruth (Beller) Barker; siblings, Sam Barker, Lena Metzger, Lois Dalke, Pauline Freeman, Dale and Gayle Barker.

 

Survivors include his wife, Mary of the home; children, David Barker of Haysville, Paula Barker of Wichita, and Kevin (Kathy) Barker of Rose Hill; granddaughter, Emily Barker of Rose Hill; siblings, Donald (Martha) Barker of Vista, California, Martha (Melvin) Dunn of Meriden, Kansas, Glenda (Virgel) Mason of Haysville, Ronnie (Tami) Barker of Harper, Kansas.

 

A memorial has been established with St. Cecilia Catholic Church (Parking Lot Fund), 1802 W. Grand Avenue, Haysville, KS 67060.

 

ROSARY

Monday, September 15, 2014     7 P.M.

St. Cecilia Catholic Church

1802 W. Grand Avenue

Haysville, Kansas

 

FUNERAL MASS

Tuesday, September 16, 2014     10 A.M.

St. Cecilia Catholic Church

1802 W. Grand Avenue

Haysville, Kansas

 

Memorial 

St. Cecilia Catholic Church

(Parking Lot Fund)

1802 W. Grand Avenue

Haysville, Kansas 67060

 

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Waldschmidt, Vicky Ann

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Vicky Ann (Tjaden) Waldschmidt, age 74, passed away Friday, September 5, 2014.

 

Memorial Services, 11am, Thurs, First Christian Church, 524 E. Wood, Clearwater.

 

Preceded in death by her husband, Tom; parents, Jacob and Mardelle (Harrington) Tjaden; brother Jake Tjaden, II.

 

Survivors: children, Crystal (Lea) Firestone of Wichita, Eric (Sherri) May of Clearwater, Brett (Sue) May of Wichita, Jason (Debbie) May of Pratt; step-sons, C.J. Waldschmidt of Kansas City, MO, Craig Waldschmidt of Chicago, IL; brothers, Rick Tjaden of Clearwater, Randy (Stephanie) Tjaden of Shoreline, WA; sister-in-law, Mary Tjaden of Byers; 9 grandchildren, 2 step-grandchildren, 5 great-grandsons.

 

In lieu of flowers, Memorials: Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita, KS 67202, or Clearwater Historical Society, P.O. Box 385, Clearwater, KS 67026, or Thomas County Historical Society, 1905 S. Franklin Ave, Colby, KS 67701.

  

MEMORIAL SERVICES

Thursday, September 11, 2014     11 AM

First Christian Church

524 Wood

Clearwater, Kansas

 

MEMORIALS

Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice

 313 S. Market

Wichita, Kansas 67202

 

Clearwater Historical Society

P.O. Box 385

Clearwater, Kansas 67026

 

Thomas County Historical Society

1905 S. Franklin Ave.

Colby, Kansas 67701

 

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Lauterbach, Carolyn

Lauterbach Carolyn news photo Carolyn S. (Gross) Lauterbach, ret. Medical Transcriptionist/Secretary, passed away Monday, August 11, 2014.

 

Visitation, 9am-8pm, Thurs, with family present, 5:30-7pm. Services, 10am, Fri, BOTH at Webb-Shinkle Mortuary Chapel.

Carolyn was born on Friday, July 5, 1940 in Belle Plaine, Kansas. She was the only child of Weir Gross, Jr, and Juanita (Shay) Gross. She was united in marriage to Julian "Bud" Lauterbach on February 14, 1960 at Westside Christian Church in Wichita, Kansas. He preceded her in death on September 21, 2013. 

Preceded in death by her husband, Julian “Bud” Lauterbach; parents, Weir Gross, Jr., and Juanita (Shay) Gross. Survivors: children, Kurtis (Peggy) Lauterbach of Clearwater, Kristy (Roger) Pfeifer of Hays; grandchildren, Kolby Lauterbach, Savannah Pfeifer. Memorial: Clearwater Ambulance Service or Fire Department, P.O. Box 453, Clearwater, KS 67026 or Good Shepherd Hospice, of Wichita, 439 McLean Blvd, Set 100, Wichita, kS 67203.

 

 

VISITATION

Thursday, August 14, 2014          9AM-8PM

with family present 5:30-7PM

Webb-Shinkle Mortuary Chapel

200 S. Tracy

Clearwater, Kansas

 SERVICES

Friday, August 15, 2014

10 AM

Webb-Shinkle Mortuary Chapel

200 S. Tracy 

Clearwater, Kansas

 MEMORIALS

Clearwater Ambulance Service or Fire Department

P.O. Box 453

Clearwater, Kansas 67026

 

or

Good Shepherd Hospice of Wichita

439 McLean Blvd, Suite 100

Wichita, Kansas 67203

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Pfannenstiel, Josephine

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 Josephine E. (Reitmeyer) Pfannenstiel, age 89, former Dorsey Drug Clerk, of Wichita, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014.

 

Visitation, 9am-4pm, Wed, at Webb-Shinkle Mortuary, Clearwater. Rosary, 7:30pm, Wed. Funeral Mass, 10am, Thurs, BOTH at St. Anne Catholic Church.

 

Preceded by husband, Ed; parents, Carl & Mary (Schuster) Reitmeyer; siblings, Frances Mai, John, Mary, & Frank Reitmeyer, Matilda. Survivors: children, Peggy Biby of Wichita, Pam (Rob) Robinson of Albion, NE, Vicky (Doug) Krehbiel of Milliken, CO, Sandra (J.L.) Walker of Clearwater, Carla Pfannenstiel of Derby, Edie (Paul) Beugelsdijk of Wichita; sisters, Anna Geschwentner of Wakeeney, KS, Minnie Pfannenstiel of Johnstown, CO, Betty (Jerry) Dietz of Hays, KS Jenny Dreher, of Tx; 18 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren.

 

Memorials: St. Anne Catholic Church, 2801 S. Seneca, Wichita, KS 67217, or Gentiva Hospice, 2622 W. Central, Set 501, Wichita, KS 67203.

 

 


VISITATION

Wednesday, July 30, 2014        9 A.M. - 4 P.M.

Webb-Shinkle Mortuary

200 S. Tracy

Clearwater, Kansas

 

ROSARY

Wednesday, July 30, 2014     7:30 P.M.

St. Anne Catholic Church

2801 S. Seneca

Wichita, Kansas 67217

 

FUNERAL MASS

Thursday, July 31, 2014      10 A.M.

St. Anne Catholic Church

Wichita, Kansas 

 

MEMORIAL

St. Anne Catholic Church

2801 S. Seneca

Wichita, Kansas 67217

 

Gentiva Hospice

2622 W. Central, Suite 501

Wichita, Kansas 67203

 

GUESTBOOK

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