Miller, Max R., 89, died Thursday, June 3, 2004.
Max was born in Wellington, Kansas on September 15, 1914 to Adron and Ethel (Richmond) Miller.
Max was a Railway Clerk with Santa Fe Railroad.
He married Opal Christena Highbarger on December 22, 1940.
She preceded him in death on December 18, 1993.
Survivors include his son, Phillip; his daughter, Ann and his brother, Eugene all of Wichita.
Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 7, 2004 at the Cochran Mortuary, Chapel of the Roses.
Memorial established with First Church of the Brethren, 1103 Jefferson, Wichita, Kansas 67203.
Davis, Lila Selfridge, 70, homemaker and teacher, died Saturday, July 24, 2004.
She was born August 13, 1933 in her grandparent's home in Mt. Hope, KS.
She graduated from Wichita High School North in 1951 and from the University of Wichita in 1955, with degrees in home economics and piano.
She taught school in Kansas City, KS and in California.
She has lived in Ventura County, CA since 1964, where she was active in PTA, Medical Auxilairy and various church groups.
After her children were grown, she began a 20-year business of creating, selling, and teaching the art of decorating bird's eggs.
She had recently moved to San Ramon, CA to live with her daughter.
Her mother, Loietta Ives Selfridge and her parents, Oliver John and Margaret Selfridge, preceded her in death.
She is survived by her son Mark and his wife Beth Hostetler of Walnut Creek, CA, her daughters, Cynthia Villanueva of San Ramon, CA, Denise and her husband Hector Guzman of Ventura, CA, seven grandchildren, brother, Dr. John Selfridge of Manhattan, KS, sister, Dr. Martha Housholder of Wichita, and her aunt, Mable Ives Hutcheson of Wichita.
Private inurnment at Wichita Park Cemetery.
Memorial Service at 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 13, 2004, at First United Methodist Church, 330 N. Broadway.
An additional Memorial Service will be held at 4:30 p.m. on August 28th in Ventura, CA.
Memorial with The Pipe Organ Fund at First United Methodist Church.
Fleming, Mary Lou, age 82, retired Boeing Company office worker, died Thursday, July 29, 2004.
Visitation with family present 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. p.m. Sunday, Cochran Mortuary.
Service 10:00 a.m. Monday, Cochran Mortuary, graveside service 3:00 p.m. Highland Cemetery, Wakefield, KS.
Survivors include her nephews, Greg and James Morrison of Sulphur, LA, Craig Morrison of Carlyss, LA; nieces, Barbara Teal of Carrollton, GA and Mary Ellender of Carlyss, LA; several great nieces and nephews, several great great nieces and nephews.
A memorial is established with Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita, KS 67202
Ratner, Kay W., 69, retired Goldsmith's Inc. office supply and furniture salesperson died Saturday, July 31, 2004.
Vigil Service 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 3, Funeral Mass 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 4, both at All Saints Catholic Church, 3313 East Grand.
Survivors include her sons, Cliff and Dodd Ratner both of Wichita; sister, Gloria Casterlin of Paradise Valley, AZ; sister-in-law JuRie Cole of Wichita; granddaughter, Paige Smith of Wichita. Several nieces and nephews.
A memorial has been established with the Assistance League of Wichita, 2611 East Douglas, Wichita, KS 67211.
Wendling, June A. 86, homemaker died Friday, July 30, 2004. Services will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Riverview Baptist Church.
Survivors include her sons & Daughters-in-law, Gerald and Carolyn Wendling of Park City, KS, Don and Marsha Wendling of Wichita; daughter & son-in-law, Karne and Ron Agee of Augusta; brothers, Ed Fowler of Wichita, Bob Fowler of Cedardale, KS; sisters, Viola Martin, Eva Shrode both of Arkansas City, KS; grandchildren, Jim Wendling, Christine Watkins, Annette Edwards, Kimberly Hoy, Lisa Terrill, Laura, Susan and Garrett Agee; 13 great-grandchildren and her beloved animal companion, Cinder.
A memorial is established with Riverview Baptist Church, 844 West 53rd Street North, Wichita KS 67204.
Warner, Dorothy E., 84, Homemaker, died Saturday, July 31, 2004. Funeral 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 6, 2004. Cochran Mortuary.
Her husband, Glenn, preceded her in death.
Survivors: sons and their wives, Dennis and Janie Warner of Maize, Kenneth and Canda Warner of Ulysses and Danney Warner of Park City; Daugter, Roberta Warner of Park City; 3 Grandchildren and wives, Kevin and Kristen Warner, Kris and Faith Warner and Klinton Warner.
Memorial: Chisholm Trail Seniors Incorp., 6110 N. Hydraulic, Park City, Kansas 67219
Baldwin, Ansel Joseph, 92, retired Valley Floral Wholesale packing and shipping manager, died Saturday, July 31, 2004.
Funeral: 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 4, 2004. His sister, Mildred Pierce preceded him in death.
Survivors: wife, Dora Baldwin; sons: Chuck Baldwin of Wichita and Jeff Baldwin of Woodland Park, Colorado; sister, Marjorie Miller of Raytown, MO; two grandchildren, Kevin and Valerie Baldwin.
Streiff, Thornton Lee, 72, died Sunday, August 1, 2004. Services Pending
Holmes, Ivan Dean, 75, retired truck driver and Grand Canyon tour bus driver, died Tuesday, October 5, 2004.
Memorial service 1:00 p.m. Sunday, October 10, 2004, Cochran Mortuary.
Survivors: sons, Dennis Hobbs of St. Louis, Allan Holmes of Tuscon, Brad Hobbs and Danny Strouse both of Wichita, Patrick Hobbs of Dodge City, Mike Hobbs of Nash, Texas, Milford Eugene Holms of Liberal, James Cash of Texarkana, Texas; daughters, Tracie Crowder of Winter Park, Florida, Hester Gervin of Scott City, Teresa Holmes of Wichita, Nina Monyean of Liberal; sister, Norma Dahlsten of Lindsborg; 30 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
Livingston, Donald Eugene, age 77, died Monday, October 4, 2004 at home, after a five month battle with brain cancer.
Family and friends will remember him at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 9, at Central Christian Church, 2900 North Rock Road.
Donald was born in Alva, Oklahoma on September 12, 1927.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Joyce; daughter Dawn Johnson, son; Donald Jr. and wife Helen; son Mark and wife Catherine, daughter; Dari and husband Walter Leyba, son; Matthew and wife Sherry, son; Luke and wife Tammie, 24 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
He is also survived by sisters, Ruth Houston and Pauline Mitchell and his brother, Harold.
Mr. and Mrs. Livingston raised their children in Wichita where he retired as Superintendent of Parks Maintenance for the City of Wichita after 31 years.
Don was a man of God, devoted to raising his family to walk in the light.
We will miss his Christ-like example, but anxiously look forward to meeting him in heaven.
The family prefers remembrances with Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice.
Challender, Helen Marie, 83, homemaker, died, Friday, October 8, 2004.
Private Services will be held.
Survivors include her daughters, Nancy Spradling of Wichita, Peggy Kramer of Ottawa, KS; sister-in-law, Mabel White of Palm Harbor, FL.; 5 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren.
Donations may be made in Mrs. Challender's name to the memorial of the donor's choice.
Evans, Josephine "Jo", 84, Jo's Antiques and Appraisals owner, died Tuesday, November 30, 2004.
Graveside Services: 3:00 p.m. Friday, Kechi Township Cemetery.
Survivors: husband, Jack O. Evans and close friends, Judy, Bret, Shawnda, Shan and Vickie Hubbard.
Memorial: Kansas Masonic Home, 401 South Seneca, Wichita, Kansas 67213.
Huffman, Dorothy Allen, 97, retired Cudahy meat packer, died Wednesday, December 1, 2004.
Graveside Service 1:00 p.m. Saturday at the Lutheran Cemetery, rural Randall, Kansas.
Dorothy was born July 29, 1907 at Mankato, Kansas to William and Samantha McElroy.
She is preceded in death by her parents and her first husband, Harold Hanson.
Survivors: husband, William; son, Herbert Hanson of Valley Center, Kansas; niece, Elsie Gabe of Jewell, Kansas.
Leithoff, Timothy D. "Tim", 25, Kens Tow Service Tow Truck Operator, died Friday, December 3, 2004.
Services, 1:00 p.m. Monday, Cochran Mortuary.
Survivors include his mother, Nina of the home; father and step-mother, Richard and Renee of Wichita; step-sisters, Stephanie Yeager, Roxanne Robinson, Annie Glenn all of Wichita; grandmothers, Norma Nosker of Wichita, LaVurn Leithoff of Newton; great-grandmother, Juanita Marshall of Solgohachia, AR.
Summers, Ila Marie, 96, Homemaker, died, Thursday, November 25, 2004.
Services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, Cochran Mortuary.
Preceded in death by her parents, husband, Everett, brothers, Leo, Oscar and Wayne Hodgson, sister, Gladys Bahn and granddaughter, Tammy Mitchell.
Survivors include her daughter & son-in-law, Lucille & Jack Mitchell, grandson, Tracy Mitchell all of houston, Texas; Grandson and his wife, Terry Mitchel & Valerie Kopre of Comax, BC, Canada; granddaughter, Roxanne Goehring of Wichita; great-granddaughter and her husband, Haidee and Quint Heaton of Hannibal, Missouri; sister, Irene Van Dorsten of Lake Charles, Louisana.
Scrivner, Danita D., age 37, of Wichita, former Spangles assistant manager, died Sunday, November 28, 2004.
Funeral service 10:00 a.m. Friday, 1st Missionary Church, Newton, Kansas. Survived by: husband; Ronald, son; Grant, daughters; Jessica, Jamie and Christian Wright, Tara Scrivner, step-children; Randy and Kalya, brother, Rodney Powell, sister; Betty Clark, grandchildren; Felicity Dawn and Chloe Rhea Aston.
Memorial with The Danita Scrivner Children's Fund c/o Calvary Chapel of Wichita, 2161 South Hillside, Wichita, Kansas 67211.
Downs, William H. "Bill", 77, retired Yellow Freight Systems truck driver, died Tuesday, February 1, 2005.
Graveside Service: 11:00 a.m. Saturday, Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Bentley, Kansas.
Survivors: wife, Florence of the home; sons and daughters-in-law, Ronald and Carolyn Downs, Gary and Joyce Downs, Mick and Carole Downs, David and Toni Downs; 2 brothers, Bob and Elvis Downs; 12 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.
Memorial: Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 South Market, Wichita, Kansas 67202.
Hodge, L. P. "Pete", age 80, of Wichita retired Case Power and Equipment Co., passed away Thursday, January 27, 2005.
The family will receive friends from 4 until 7 p.m. Friday, February 4th at Cochran Mortuary, 1411 North Broadway.
Funeral Service will be conducted on Saturday, February 5th at Bethel Presbyterian Church, 4358 Arkansas at 1 p.m.
Pete and wife, Ruby Langhover, were married July 11, 1947.
Survivors include: Martha Hodgesmith and her husband, John McElroy of Topeka and his son Matthew McElroy; sister, Ruth Gresham and husband William of Bartlesville, OK; he was preceded in death by son, Les Hodge.
Other survivors include: Les' wife, Betty Hodge; granddaughters, Toni Scroggins, Amy Wood and four great-grandchildren.
Pete was devoted to his church, Bethel Presbyterian, excelled in selling heavy construction equipment across Kansas, reveled in RVing around America and hosting at the National Forest Campgrounds in Poudre Canyon, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico.
He brought a smile to everyone he met.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to: Bethel Presbyterian Church, WSU Foundation for the Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic and The American Red Cross Wichita Transportation Program.