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Date: Tuesday, 22 October 2013, at 10:22 p.m.

George Sheeks

WICHITA - George L. Sheeks, 90, of Wichita, died Aug. 10, 2000, at Wesley Medical Center.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Union Cemetery at Mayfield. Broadway Mortuary is handling arrangements.

A memorial has been established with the Shriners Children's Hospital.

Sheeks was born Dec. 5, 1909, in Rock, to May and Ara Sheeks.

He was a retired Boeing jig builder and Shepler's maintenance supervisor.

His wife, Georgia, preceded him in death.

Survivors include his sister, Ruth Seley, Winfield.

Merle Antisdel

Services for Merle James Antisdel were held at 10 a.m. Aug. 10, 2000, in Colonial Chapel of Miles Funeral Service. John Uglow and Ruby Uglow officiated. Burial was in Blankenship Cemetery at Rosalia.

Vocal music was "The Old Rugged Cross" and "Great Is Thy Faithfulness," presented by Sheila Robbins, and "I'm at Peace," presented by Cristina Lyne. Irma Scholfield was the organist.

David Shapley was an honorary casket bearer. Casket bearers were Dale Hadley, Curtis Lyne and Ben Werner.

Memorials have been established with the Hope Fund at Cumbernauld Village and the Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church in Wichita.

Marcia Larsen

Services for Marcia N. Larsen were held at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 11, 2000, at the First United Methodist Church. The Revs. Rick Thornton and Fred Houston officiated. Burial was in Highland Cemetery.

Kathy Baker was the pianist, Laura Belle Haines was the organist and Martin Rude sang "Praise Medley" and "Amazing Grace."

Casket bearers were Dick Bogusch, Duane Dawson, Gary Hinegardner, Jesse Hollingsworth, Carl McLeary and Bob Nation.

Memorials have been established with Hospice Inc. and First United Methodist Church.

Miles Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.

Lynn Samms

Lynn Samms, 60, homemaker, of rural Winfield, died Aug. 10, 2000, at William Newton Memorial Hospital.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Miles Funeral Service. Burial will be in Oxford Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home from noon to 9 p.m. Monday.

Memorials have been established with the DARE program and for a Cowley County Community College Paramedic Program scholarship.

Samms was born June 19, 1940, in Blackwell, Okla., to Eva (Wolffrum) and David Case. She was educated in Winfield schools and graduated from Winfield High School in 1959. Following graduation, she worked for a short time at Kerr's Department Store.

On March 14, 1962, she married Larry Samms in Winfield where they made their home.

Survivors include her husband, Larry Samms, and a daughter, Tracy LeValley, both of Winfield; two sisters, Mary Jane Grant, Eugene, Ore., and Stella Bugay, Lakewood, Colo.; and two grandchildren.

Irma Knickerbocker

OXFORD - Irma LaVaune Knickerbocker, 88, of Oxford, died Aug. 2, 2000, at her home.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Moline Christian Church. Burial will be in Moline Cemetery.

A memorial has been established with the Church of Christ in Oxford and Hospice Inc. Contributions may be made through Oliver-Hawks Funeral Home.

Knickerbocker was born July 25, 1912, in Purdy, Mo., to Exia Pearl (McGlasson) and John Henry Riddle. She was raised on a farm near Cassville, Mo.

On Oct. 1, 1934, she married Earl Knickerbocker in Howard. They lived in Moline for 20 years before moving to Burden where they also lived 20 years. In Burden she owned and operated a beauty shop. She moved to Oxford in January 1993.

Knickerbocker had been a member of the Oxford Christian Church and the Oxford Church of Christ and the Moline and Burden chapters of the Order of Eastern Star.

Survivors include a daughter, Evalee Walker, Haysville; a stepson, Kenneth Knickerbocker, Moline; two brothers, Hershel Riddle, Branson, Mo., and J.D. Riddle, Bronaugh, Mo; a sister, Lujean McCoy, Carthage, Mo.; two grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and many stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren.

Her husband died in 1971. Three stepsons, Robert Knickerbocker, Ivan Knickerbocker and Everett Knickerbocker, and two stepdaughters, Beulah Young and Armilda Stilley, also preceded her in death.

Lulu Smith

Lulu Smith, 86, of Winfield, died Aug. 11, 2000, at William Newton Memorial Hospital.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery.

Friends may call at Miles Funeral Service until 9 tonight. The family will receive visitors from 6 to 7.

A memorial has been established with First Presbyterian Church. Contributions may be made through the church or funeral home.

Smith was born Dec. 20, 1913, in LaCygne, to Tama Lucinda (Ruckman) and Arthur Benjamin Garoutte. She was educated in Cambridge schools.

On June 28, 1930, she married John William "Bill" Smith in Newkirk. They made their home in Winfield. Her husband died April 11, 1975.

Smith was a nurses' aide at William Newton Memorial Hospital. She also worked in Binney & Smith's paint department for 24 years until her retirement in 1979.

She was a member of First Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Deloris Irene Smith, Jemison, Ala., Loretta Carolyn King, Winfield, and Mary Alice Thurman, Perry, Ga.; three brothers, Ralph Garoutte, Brainerd, Minn., Vancel Garoutte, Lawton, Okla., and Victor Garoutte, Kemp, Texas; her sisters, Evelyn Sandstrum, Winfield, Delta Karlsven, Plano, Texas, Dorothy Gilbert, Ventura, Calif., Ruth Burrows, Seminole, Okla., and Rose Mead, Batesville, Ark.; 13 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.

A daughter, Mildred Louise Priest, preceded her in death.

Bill Myers

NEWTON - Bill M. Myers, 65, of Newton, died Aug. 13, 2000, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the First Christian Church. The Rev. Jerry Conner will officiate. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery at Newton.

Friends may call at Petersen Funeral Home from 5 to 9 tonight, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Memorials have been established with the Kansas Chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Association and the Kansas Elks Training Center for the Handicapped.

Myers was born Oct. 1, 1934, in Independence to Alma G. (Moore) and V. Dale Myers.

On April 14, 1954, he married Carol Henshaw in Winfield.

Myers was a sales manager for Wonder Bread and Hiland Dairy, both of Wichita.

He was a member of the First Christian Church, the Elks Lodge and the Sons of American Legion and a past member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Eagles Lodge.

Survivors include his wife, Carol Myers, Newton; two sons, Rick Myers, Newton, and Bill A. Myers, Hutchinson; a daughter, Teresa Bachman, Newton; a brother, Jack Myers, Wichita; a sister, Janice Housman, Hartington, Neb.; four grandchildren, one great-grandchild, two stepgrandchildren and three stepgreat-grandchildren.

Eva Williams

Eva L. Williams, 65, of 1916 E. 12th, Winfield, died Aug. 12, 2000, at William Newton Memorial Hospital.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Swisher-Taylor & Morris Chapel. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home until 8 tonight.

A memorial has been established with the Kansas Lung Association.

Williams was born Nov. 24, 1934, in Gridley, to Gladys (Sanders) and John F. Luthi. She was raised and educated in Gridley and graduated in 1952 from Gridley High School. She worked for the state in Topeka for several years.

On Jan. 18, 1958, she married Homer Frank Williams in Gridley, and they moved to Winfield. She worked for Winfield State Hospital and Training Center for 25 years until her retirement in 1994.

Williams was a member of the Gridley United Methodist Church and was a 4-H leader when her children were active in 4-H.

Survivors include her husband, Homer Frank Williams, Winfield; a son, Larry Williams, Wichita; two daughters, Sandy Owens, Olathe, and Trudy Halbert, Winfield; a brother, Dale Luthi, Gridley; three sisters, Thelma Black and Mildred Johnson, both of Valley Center, and LaVerne Eccles, Gridley; eight grandchildren and one great-grandson.

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