Obituaries

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Godwin, Norman J.

calla lillyNorman J, Godwin, age 56, of Clearwater, passed away, Saturday, February 21, 2015.

 

 

Graveside Service at Greenwood Cemetery, Oatville, Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 10AM. 

 

Survivors: parents, Hilary & Grace Godwin;  daughter, Jennifer (Clay) Buffington of Wichita; siblings, Ann (Larry) Jones of Peabody, Jeanette Godwin of Long Island, NY; 5 grandchildren. Preceded in death by sisters, Margaret Gagny and Sharon Morris.

 

Memorial: First Baptist Church, Memo: Norman Godwin, 306 E. Ross, Clearwater, KS 67026.

 

Kennedy, Matthew F.

acoustic guitar Matthew F. "Matt" Kennedy, age 50, former golf maintenance for Wichita, passed away Tuesday, February 17, 2015.

Memorial Services, 1:30pm, Monday, February 23, 2015, at Goddard United Methodist Church.

Preceded in death by parents, James and Donna (Klinkhammer) Kennedy; Steve Kennedy. Survivors: wife, Teri; son, Garrett; sisters, Karen (Larry) Scurlock of Columbus, OH, Kathy (Bob) Glass of Apollo Beach, FL, Kerri Menut of Houston, TX.

Memorial: Goddard United Methodist Church, Memo: Matt, P.O. Box 247, Goddard, KS 67052.

 

MEMORIAL SERVICES

Monday, February 23, 2015

1:30 PM

Goddard United Methodist Church

300 N. Cedar

Goddard, Kansas

 

MEMORIAL

Goddard United Methodist Church

P.O Box 247

Goddard, Kansas 67052

 

Thome, Grace (Orth)

Thome Grace Grace C. (Orth) Thome, age 90, homemaker, passed away Saturday, February 14, 2015.

Family rosary, Thurs, 7pm at Webb-Shinkle Mortuary. Visitation, 9am-4pm, Fri, Webb-Shinkle Mortuary, Clearwater. Rosary, 8pm, Fri. Funeral Mass, 10:30am, Sat, St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, Schulte.

Grace was born on Saturday, July 20, 1924 on a farm near Andale, Kansas. She was united in marriage on October 24, 1944 in Andale, Kansas to Frederick Thome. 

Preceded in death by parents, Nick and Rose (Weber) Orth; husband of 53 years, Fred Thome; siblings, Richard, Frederick and Nicholas Orth, Esther Thome. Survivors: children, Sister Janice (Rose) Thome of Garden City, KS, Dale (Shirley) Thome of Wichita, Elaine (Daryl) Detwiler of Issaquah, WA, Jim Thome of Seattle, WA, Tom (Peggy) Thome of Aiken, SC, Howard (Jean) Thome of Viola, Ed (Angie) Thome of Murray, KY, Janell Thome of Parkville, MO; sister-in-law, Erma Orth Schuster of Wichita; 15 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren.

Memorials: St. Peter’s Catholic School, 11000 SW Blvd, Wichita, KS 67215 or Right to Life of Kansas, Inc, P.O. Box 4812, Topeka, KS 66604.

 

 

VISITATION


Friday, February 20, 2015

9 AM - 4 PM

Webb-Shinkle Mortuary

200 South Tracy

Clearwater, Kansas

 

 FAMILY ROSARY

Thursday, February 19, 2015

7 PM

Webb-Shinkle Mortuary Chapel

Clearwater, Kansas

 

ROSARY

Friday, February 20, 2015

8 PM

St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church

11000 SW Blvd

Schulte, Kansas

 

FUNERAL MASS

Saturday, February 21, 2015

10:30 AM

St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church

Schulte, Kansas

 

INTERMENT

St Peter's Catholic Church Cemetery

Schulte, Kansas

 

MEMORIALS

St. Peter's Catholic School

11000 SW Blvd

Wichita, Kansas 67215

 

Right to Life of Kansas, Inc.

P.O. Box 4812

Topeka, Kansas 66604

 

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Finley, Bette (Hockett)

country church drawing Overland Park - Bette J. (Hockett) Finley, age 77, homemaker, formerly of Wichita, passed away, Thursday, February 5, 2015. Both the viewing and the service will be at Webb-Shinkle Mortuary, Clearwater. Viewing, Wed, from 9am-7pm. Funeral Thurs, Feb. 12, at 10:30am.

Preceded in death by her parents, George Hockett and Lyda (Draper) Adair; spouse, Laurence Finley; sister, Nancy Porter. Survivors: sons, Gene Finley of Overland Park, and Brent Finley (Diahn Swartz) of Tucson, AZ; siblings, George (Kris) Hockett, II, of Wichita, Dave Adair of Raiford, FL, Sherri Adair of Wichita; brother-in-law, Walter Porter of Clearwater; grand-children, Martina & Ellie Finley and Danielle (Sam) Mitchell, great-grandchildren, Kendal and Sammy.

Memorial: American Lung Assoc., 6701 W. 64th St. Suite 110, Cloverleaf Office Building #5, Overland Park, KS 66202.

 

 

 

VISITATION

Wednesday. February 11, 2015

9am-7pm

Webb-Shinkle Mortuary 

200 S. Tracy

Clearwater, Kansas

 

SERVICES

Thursday, February 12, 2015

10:30 AM

Webb-Shinkle Mortuary Chapel

Clearwater, Kansas

 

INTERMENT

Clearwater Cemetery

Clearwater, Kansas

 

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Cline, Joe Bill

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Joe Bill Cline, age 75, ret. Boeing Expediter, Cessna Expediter for 17 yrs, passed away Sunday, February 1, 2015.

 

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

 

Joe was born on Friday, February 24, 1939 in Clarksville, Arkansas. He was the oldest of four children born to J.P. Cline and Letha Marie Martin Cline. 

 

 

Preceded by his parents, JP and Letha (Martin) Cline; step-sons, Jerry and Billy Brinsfield; brother, Gary Cline. Survivors: wife of 38 years, Margaret; children, Nancy (Kirby) Thompson of Peck, Pam (Kenny) France of Clearwater, Danny (Mikael) Cline of Wellington, Sandy Dameron (Randy Manning) of Wichita; step-daughter, Rhonda (Anthony) Baker of Wichita; brothers, Jude Cline and Mike Cline; 15 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, 5 great-great-grandchildren.

 

Memorials: Clearwater Ambulance Services, P.O. Box 453, Clearwater, Kansas 67026.

 

 

VISITATION


Wednesday, February 4, 2015

9 AM - 8 PM

with family present 

5:30-7 PM

Webb-Shinkle Mortuary Chapel

200 S. Tracy

Clearwater, Kansas

 

 

SERVICES

Thrusday, February 5, 2015

10:30 AM

Webb-Shinkle Mortuary Chapel

Clearwater, Kansas

 

 

 

MEMORIAL

Clearwater Ambulance Service

P.O. Box 453

Clearwater, Kansas 67026

 

 

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Vandruff, Bill

Sunday, 01 February 2015 20:55

country church drawing Billy L. “Bill” Vandruff, age 88, ret USD 261 Bus Barn Mechanic, of Clearwater, passed away Saturday, January 31, 2015. Memorial Services, 10am, Sat, Clearwater United Methodist Church.

Billy was born on July 3, 1926 in Lambert, Oklahoma to his parents, Clarence Valentine Vandruff and Winifred Irene Griffin Vandruff. He was the second of five children. He was united in marriage to Cleo R. Sprout on April 16, 1965 in Wichita, Kansas.

Preceded by his parents, Clarence and Winifred (Griffin) Vandruff; siblings, Wanda Watson, Donald Vandruff, and Nettie Bindrum. Survivors: wife of 49 years, Cleo; children, Kenneth (Tammy) Vandruff of Wichita, Trina (Mike) Hoover of Conway Springs, Billie (Neal) Garrett of Double Oak, TX; brother, Maurice (La Retta) Vandruff of Wichita; grandchildren, Melissa (Andrew Meyer) Hoover, Sara, and Garrett Hoover.

Memorials: Clearwater Lions Club, P.O. Box 381, or Clearwater Ambulance Service, P.O. Box 453,Clearwater, KS 67026.

 

 

 

MEMORIAL SERVICES

Saturday, February 7, 2015

10 AM

Clearwater United Methodist Church

130 N. First

Clearwater, Kansas

 

INURNMENT

Clearwater Cemetery

Clearwater, Kansas

 

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White, Viola

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Viola F. (Hill) White, age 93, formerly of Clearwater and retired Cessna sheet metal worker, passed away in Bentonville, Arkansas on Saturday, January 31, 2015.

Viewing will be held on Monday, February 2, from 1-6pm at Webb-Shinkle Mortuary. Graveside services, 1 pm, Tuesday, Bethel Cemetery, Amorita, Oklahoma.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Dude and Emilie (Parr) Hill; husband, Clifford G. White and 6 siblings.

Survivors include her daughter, Sharon (Bill) Garrett of Bella Vista, Arkansas; 3 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren.

A memorial has been established with the Church of the Nazarene, 529 E. Ross, Clearwater, KS 67026.

 

 

VIEWING

Monday, February 2, 2015

1-6 PM

Webb-Shinkle Mortuary 

200 S. Tracy

Clearwater, Kansas 

 

GRAVESIDE SERVICES

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

1:00 PM

Bethel Cemetery

Amorita, Oklahoma

 

MEMORIAL

Church of the Nazarene

529 E. Ross

Clearwater, Kansas 67026

 

 

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Whitlow, Wayland

Whitlow Wayland Wayland D. Whitlow, age 72, Clearwater Church of Christ preacher/minister, passed away Monday, January 19, 2015. 

Visitation, Noon-4pm, Fri, Webb-Shinkle Mortuary. Visitation with Family present, 6-8pm, Fri, Clearwater Church of Christ. Services, 10:30am, Sat, Clearwater United Methodist Church. Interment 3pm, Sat, Cairo Cemetery, Pratt, KS.

Preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Lorene (Hays) Whitlow; infant son, Jerry; son, Gary Whitlow; daughter-in-law, Kimberly Whitlow. Survivors: wife of 48 years, Millie; children, Crystal (Sean) McNiel of Lubbock, TX, Brian (Kristin) Whitlow of Wichita, Neal (Jayme) Whitlow of Augusta; sister, Norita (Syd) Morgan of Seminole, OK; grandchildren, Libby and Jonathan McNiel, Jackson, Sammy, Addy, Ellison, and Grayson Whitlow.

Memorial: Shepherds Hill International, Give a Goat, P.O. Box 11000, Oklahoma City, OK 73136.

 

VISITATION


Friday, January 23, 2015

Noon-4PM

Webb-Shinkle Mortuary 

200 S. Tracy

Clearwater, Kansas

 

VISITATION WITH FAMILY PRESENT

6-8PM

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CLEARWATER CHURCH OF CHRIST

13900 Diagonal Rd

Clearwater, Kansas

 

SERVICES


Saturday, January 24, 2015

10:30 AM

Clearwater United Methodist Church

130 N. First

Clearwater, Kansas

 

INTERMENT

Saturday, January 24, 2015

3 P.M.


Cairo Cemetery

Pratt, Kansas

 

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Wiske, Neva

Neva Wiske  

 

Neva Lorene Wiske, 83, passed away Saturday, 17 January, at Homestead Assisted Living facility in Augusta, Kansas.

Visitation w/ family present,Thursday, January 22 from 6 to 8 pm at Webb-Shinkle Mortuary in Clearwater, Kansas.  Funeral services will be held Friday, January 23, also at Webb-Shinkle Mortuary at 10 am with burial following at the Argonia Cemetery, Argonia, Kansas.

 

Neva was born October 25, 1931, on a farm near Argonia, Kansas, the fourth of five children born to W. C. (Johnie) and Mary Ann (Stephens) John. She grew up in the Argonia community and attended Argonia schools.  Neva started her secretarial career at the Argonia High School after graduating as Valedictorian of her High School class in 1949.  She later worked at Watkins in Wichita and retired from Boeing in 1996.

 

Neva was united in marriage  1953 to LaVern Wiske of Nashville, Kansas, and to that union were born four children, Susan, Marylee, Jason and James. Over the years, while raising an active family in the Clearwater Kansas area, Neva and Vern operated the Clonmel Grocery Store and then later the Hockett Tavern in Clearwater.   In l991, Neva moved to Wellington to help with her mother's final illness and then moved to Augusta in 1999 to be close to her daughter, Marylee, and her family.  

 

Neva was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, and three of her four siblings, Betty Hall, Lela Bevan, and Leroy John. She is survived by her children, Susan Wiske of Prairie Village, Kansas, Marylee (Glen) Young of Augusta, Jason (Tiffany) Wiske of Pittsburg, Kansas, and James Wiske of Overland Park, Kansas, her sister, Elaine (Don) Grimm of Santa Barbara, California , sister-in-law, Kathryn (Leroy) John of Chanute and Betty Lou (Al) Miller of Rosedale, California, as well as seven grandchildren, Marla (Chris) Smith, Amie (Damon) Wignall, Sarah (Mitch) Coffman, Nick Young, and Logan, Madeline, and Autumn Wiske, five great grandchildren, Jacob, Chloe, and Victoria Wignall, and Ella Neva and Daphne Smith  and one great great granddaughter, Charlotte Wignall, as well as a host of nieces and nephews.

 

During her retirement she volunteered at Robinson Elementary in Augusta, Kansas sharing with them her love of reading.  She enjoyed playing the piano, occasional trips and the challenge of crossword puzzles.  Neva will be remembered by all who knew and loved her as a generous and loving wife/mother/grandmother/aunt/sister/friend.

 

 Memorial: Robinson Elementary School Library, checks payable to USD 402, Augusta District Office, 2345 Greyhound Dr, Augusta, KS, 67010.

 

 

VISITATION


Thursday, January 22, 2015

9 AM - 8 PM

with family present 

6-8 PM

Webb-Shinkle Mortuary Chapel

200 S. Tracy

Clearwater, Kansas

 

 

SERVICES


Friday, January 23, 2015

10 AM

Webb-Shinkle Mortuary Chapel

Clearwater, Kansas

 

 

INTERMENT


Argonia Cemetery

Argonia, Kansas

 

 

MEMORIAL


Robinson Elementary School Library

checks payable to: USD 402

Augusta District Office

2354 Greyhound Dr.

Augusta, Kansas 67010

 

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Cash, Deborah

Cash Deborah 2 Deborah Lee (Merten) Cash, age 61, passed away, peacefully on Monday, January 5, 2015, at her home in Wichita.

A Memorial Celebration of Life Service will be held, Saturday, January 10, at Noon at Central Community Church, 6100 W. Maple, Wichita.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Sylvia Presser; grandson, Cody Huffstedler. Survivors include her husband, Tony; children, Micheal Huffstedler (Erin Toups), Cutoff, LA, Michelle (Jeff) Martin, Wichita, Mona (Mark) Dewey, Wichita; step-children, Shelly (Ron) Woods, Sapulpa, OK, Sean (Julie) Cash, Wichita, Shari (Jerry) Mertens, Clearwater, Shane (Tiffany) Cash, Clearwater; brother, Daryl Huffstedler, Dallas, TX; 21 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

Memorials have been established with Harry Hynes Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita 67202 or Victory in the Valley, 3755 E. Douglas, Wichita 67218.

 

 

 

 

MEMORIAL SERVICES

Saturday, January 10, 2015

12:00 Noon

Central Community Church

6100 W. Maple

Wichita, Kansas


 

MEMORIALS

Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice

313 S. Market

Wichita, Kansas 67202

 

or

 

Victory in the Valley

3755 E. Douglas

Wichita, Kansas 67218


 

GUESTBOOK

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