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Randa, Steve

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Stephen A. “Steve” Randa, age 65, of Clearwater, ret. Oxy/Vulcan Maintenance Tech, passed away Friday, March 20, 2015.

 

Visitation, 9am-8pm, Mon, with family present, 6:30-8pm, Webb-Shinkle Mortuary. Services, 11am, Tues, Clearwater Evangelical Free Church.

 

Steve was born on Friday, April 15, 1949 in Wichita, Kansas, to his parents, Victor John Randa and Virginia (Leiker) Randa. 

 

Preceded by his parents, Victor and Virginia (Leiker) Randa; brother, Gary Randa. Survivors: wife, Karen; children, Sheri (Greg) Newkold of Derby, Shane (Pam) Roberts of Clearwater, Amy (Weylin) Smith of Udall, Jodie Saengerhausen of Clearwater;  brother, Tim (Lisa) Randa; sister, Susan (Mike) Riemer; 11 grandchildren.

 

Memorial: Clearwater Ambulance Services, P. O. Box 453, Clearwater ,KS 67026.

 

 

VISITATION

Monday, March 23, 2015

9 A.M. - 8 PM

with family present   6:30-8 PM

 Webb-Shinkle Mortuary

200 S. Tracy

Clearwater, Kansas

 

SERVICES

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

11AM
Clearwater Evangelical Free Church

450 N. 4th

Clearwater, Kansas

 

MEMORIAL

Clearwater Ambulance Services

P.O. Box 453

Clearwater, Kansas 67026

 

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Wagner, Betty L.

Wagner Betty 4 Betty L. (Brooks) Wagner, age 90, retired RN, passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2015.

Visitation, 1pm-5pm, Sunday, March 15th, with family present 3:30-5pm, at Webb-Shinkle Mortuary, Clearwater. Services, 2pm, Monday, March 16th, First Baptist Church, Clearwater. 

Betty was born on Wednesday, April 2, 1924 in Mayfield, Kansas. She was the youngest of five children born to Charles Thomas Smith and Clara Frances Dial Smith. Betty lived in Mayfield until her mother’s death in 1930. She then moved to Halstead to live with her Aunt Jean and Uncle Irvin Brooks. They adopted her in December of 1934. She graduated from Halstead High School in May of 1942. Betty graduated from Nurses Training in September of 1945. 

Betty was united in marriage to Wilbur Wayne Wagner on January 6, 1946 in Halstead. They stayed in Lindsay, California where she worked as an RN Supervisor for 3 months. They lived in  Wichita until January 1966 when they built their home north of Clonmel in rural Viola, Kansas. 

Betty started her RN career in Wichita, with short breaks when her children were born. She worked at St. Joseph Hospital as a staff nurse from March 1947-January 1948. She was a staff nurse at St. Francis Hospital from February 1948-November 1951 and as General floor duty and supervisor from July 1954-1960. She was a staff nurse at Columbia Wesley Medical Center from July 1960-1989, she also worked as General Duty and Supervisor. The last 13 years at Wesley she worked on the Oncology Floor. She retired from Columbia Wesley Medical Center in April of 1989. 

Betty’s hobbies include reading, crossword puzzles, and crocheting. 

She was preceded in death by her birth parents, Charles and Clara (Dial) Smith; adoptive parents, Irvin & Jean Brooks; husband of 50 years, Wilbur; children, Rita and Duane Wagner; siblings, Earl, Charles and Howard Smith, Virginia Schavey. Survivors: daughter, Linda Taggart of Clearwater; granddaughter, Angela Taggart of Wichita.

A memorial has been established with First Baptist Church, 306 E. Ross, Clearwater, Kansas 67026.

 

VISITATION

Sunday, March 15, 2015

1-5PM

with family present

3:30-5PM

 

SERVICES

Monday, March 16, 2015

2PM
First Baptist Church

306 E. Ross

Clearwater, Kansas

 

INTERMENT

Clearwater Cemetery

Clearwater, Kansas

 

MEMORIAL

First Baptist Church

306 E. Ross

Clearwater, Kansas 67026

 

GUESTBOOK

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Aaron, Beulah I.

FullSizeRenderGoddard-Aaron, Beulah I. (Higbee), age 98, ret. Goddard City Clerk, passed away Sat, March 7, 2015.
 
Visitation 9am-7:30pm, Friday, March 13, 2015, with family present, 5:30-7pm, Webb-Shinkle Mortuary, Clearwater. Graveside, 12pm, Saturday, March 14, 2015, Afton Cemetery, Goddard. 
 
Beulah was born on Sunday, February 11, 1917 in Goddard, Kansas. She was the youngest of four daughters born to Harry and Lena (Schroeder) Higbee, She graduated from North High School in Wichita, in 1934. She was united in marriage to Victor D. Aaron on June 5, 1937 in Wichita, Kansas. She worked as Secretary/Bookkeeper for Goddard School System from 1957-1971. She was then City Clerk for Goddard from 1971-1979, when she retired. Beulah’s hobbies included quilting and flower gardening. 
Preceded by parents, Harry and Lena (Schroeder) Higbee; husband, Victor, who passed away on November 27, 2003; sisters, Edna Pfeifer, Vera Bair, & Verna Higbee. Survivors: Vickie Carter of Wichita; grandchildren, Erik (Julie) Carter, Kellie Boles, great-grandchildren, Dillon, Drew and Cali Carter, & Braedan Boles.
 
Memorial: Harry Hynes Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita, KS 67202. 
 
 
VISITATION
Friday, March 13, 2015
9AM - 7:30PM
with family present
5:30-7 PM
Webb-Shinkle Mortuary 
200 South Tracy
Clearwater, Kansas
 
GRAVESIDE SERVICES
Saturday, March 14, 2015
12 PM
Afton Township Cemetery
Goddard, Kansas
 
MEMORIAL
Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice
313 S. Market
Wichita, Kansas 67202
 
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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

 

GUESTBOOK

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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

 

 

GUESTBOOK

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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

 

GUESTBOOK

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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

 

 

GUESTBOOK

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