SELLERS, Leo Wayne ‘Bud’ Sellers, Sr. 64, Atchison, KS. Passed away Saturday, November 19, 2005 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.
Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Tuesday, November 22, 2005 at New Life Assembly of God, Atchison, KS. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 PM Monday at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Royal Rangers or the Missionets at the New Life Assembly of God and left in care of Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home.
Mr. Sellers was born June 8, 1941 in Denton, KS the son of Dwight and Doris (McBride) Sellers. He was a graduate of Atchison High School. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. Bud started in the grocery business as a sophomore in high school working at Van Dykes. He continued working at Safe Way and County Mart for 47 years until his health forced him to retire. He was a member of the New Life Assembly of God Church where he and his wife prepared communion monthly. He sang for a number of years in the Riverman Community Choir and was a regular at Reynolds for morning coffee. Bud was a people person and loved serving and being around his customers and friends. He enjoyed mushroom hunting and he loved his children and grandchildren.
He married Kathryn Shockley on May 3, 1964. She survives of the home. Additional survivors include his sons Leo Wayne Sellers, Jr. and his wife Sharon of Atchison; Kile J. Sellers of Atchison. Daughters Lori Soper and her husband Mike of Leavenworth; Alisa Maxwell and her husband Art of Rancho Camonga, CA; and Megan Sellers of Atchison. Grandchildren Camille, Caleb and Jordan Sellers, Kaitlyn, Bailey and Parker Soper and Arthur Maxwell, Jr. Brother Ronnie Sellers of Baldwin, KS; a sister Susie Ozias of Kansas City, KS and an aunt Nellie Zacharias.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 sisters and 1 brother.
DIBBERN, Herman D. Dibbern, 79 years old, formerly of Potter, KS. died Friday, Nov. 11, 2005 at the St. John’s Hospital, Leavenworth, KS.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2005 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Easton Cemetery, Easton, KS. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:00 PM on Monday, Nov. 14th, 2005 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the charity of the donors’ choice. Condolences to the family may be left on line at www.beckerdyer.com.
Mr. Dibbern was born on May 9, 1926 in Delia, KS. the son of Loren and Gladys (Simmons) Dibbern. He lived in Holton area before moving to the Oak Mills area. He graduated from the Potter High School in 1944. Mr. Dibbern was a farmer most of his life and also worked as a crane operator for the former L.F.M. / Rockwell International, in Atchison for over thirteen years. Mr. Dibbern enjoyed going to auctions and sales. He also enjoyed restoring antique furniture.
He was married to Marcella Warren on April 12, 1947 in Leavenworth, KS.. Mrs. Dibbern survives of the home in Potter, Ks. Additional survivors include a son; Richard and his wife, Linda Dibbern, Atchison, KS., a daughter; Joann and her husband Ronny Holland, Easton, KS., two brothers; Noel Dibbern, CA., and Kenneth Dibbern, Holton, KS., a sister; Ila Mae Morris, Chanute, KS., eight grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren. His parents, a son; William H. Dibbern, 1966, a daughter; Bonita J. Watkins, 1995, and a brother, Loren Dibbern, Jr. also preceded him in death.
SCHRICK, Mary G. Schrick, 95 years old, of Atchison, KS. died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005 at the Jefferson County Geriatric Center, Winchester, Kansas.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM Tuesday, Nov. 15th, 2005 at the Corpus Christi Church with Fr. Jon Hullinger as Celebrant. Burial will be in the Corpus Christi Cemetery, Mooney Creek. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:00 PM on Monday at the O'Trimble Funeral Home, Nortonville, Ks. A parish rosary will be recited at 8:00 PM. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Corpus Christi Church. Condolences to the family may be left on line at www.beckerdyer.com.
Mary G. Schmidt was born on Aug. 13, 1910 in Kingman, KS. the daughter of Joseph and Anna (Franken) Schmidt. She moved to the Nortonville area with her parents at a young age.She attended St. Jospeh grade school. Mary was married to Henry A. Schrick on Aug. 28, 1944 at St. Benedicts Church, Atchison and worked as a farm wife most of her life. She was a member of the Corpus Christi Church and enjoyed cooking, gardening, and canning.
Survivors include her husband, Henry A. Schrick, of the home Atchison, KS. Additional survivors include three sons; Jerry and his wife Martha Schrick, Kansas City, MO., Thomas and his wife Christina Schrick, Colby, KS., and Donald A. and his wife, Becky Schrick, Atchison, KS., and six grandchildren. Her parents, and three brothers; Louis, Paul, and Leo Schmidt, and one sister; Anna Weishaar preceded her in death.
BISHOP, Roy Bishop, 78 years old formerly of Weston, Missouri died Monday, November 7, 2005 at the Atchison Medicalodge.
Funeral services will be held 10 AM on Thursday, November 10th, 2005 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Massey, Pastor of the Weston Community Church of the Nazarene officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Bethel Cemetery, Weston, MO. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, Nov. 9th, 2005 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, 800 Kansas Ave., Atchison, KS. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Weston Community Church of the Nazarene. Condolences to the family may be left on-line at www.beckerdyer.com.
Mr. Bishop was born on July 15, 1927 in rural Platte County on the family farm, the son of Tom and Florence (Alexander) Bishop. He attended Valley Forrest Grade school, and graduated from the Weston High School in 1945. Mr. Bishop was a World War II, U.S. Navy veteran. He was farmer and raised tobacco, field crops and cattle. Mr. Bishop was a member of the Weston Community Church of the Nazarene and enjoyed crossword puzzles, reading, gardening and especially his grandson.
Mr. Bishop was married to Margaret Shanks on Oct. 31, 1964 in St. Joseph, MO. Mrs. Bishop survives of the home in Weston. Additional survivors include a son; Jeff and his wife Angela Bishop, Weston, Mo., three brothers; J.B. Bishop, DeKalb, MO., Ernie Bishop, Kansas City, MO., and Everett Bishop, St. Joseph, MO., a sister; Mrs. Ann Brewer, St. Joseph, MO., a grandson, Preston Alexander Bishop, Weston, MO., and several nieces and nephews. His parents, and one brother, Tommy Bishop preceded him in death.
CLEAVINGER, Gladys LaVeryl (Hall) Cleavinger, 90, of Winter Springs, FL, formerly of Nortonville, KS, died Wednesday morning, November 2, 2005 at Arden Courts Assisted Living in Winter Springs, FL.
Graveside services will be 11:00 A.M. Monday, November 7, 2005 at the Nortonville Cemetery, Nortonville, KS with Past Bishop William T. Bohne officiating. Family will receive friends from 9:30 A.M. -10:30 A. M., Monday, at the O’Trimble Funeral Home, Nortonville, KS. Memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. Cleavinger are suggested to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints for Humanitarian Aid, Leavenworth, KS, or Alzheimer’s Association. The O’Trimble Funeral Home at Nortonville is in charge of arrangements.
Gladys LaVeryl Hall Cleavinger, daughter of Arthur Blaine and Luella Floy (Hasty) Hall, was born June 21, 1915, near Easton, in rural Leavenworth County, KS. After graduating from Easton High School, she qualified as a teacher and taught grade school for several years in the Leavenworth area. Gladys married Howard Ben Cleavinger on June 1, 1937, in Kansas City, KS. They became landowners with the purchase of the farm known as Nichols Station, southwest of Nortonville, KS, and later purchased the Asa and Helen Cleavinger farm west of Winchester, KS. Mrs. Cleavinger assisted with the farming operations, was an active member and leader in a Home Demonstration Unit and in 4-H. She was a genealogist and loved writing histories and poetry. She was a life-long member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, serving in various offices.
Survivors include daughters, Lois Malm, Valley Falls, KS; and Nadene Jackson, Orlando, FL; one son, Howard Ben Cleavinger II, Vernal UT; 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, one grandchild and two great-grandchildren.
CHAMBERLIN, Harold D. Chamberlin, 82 years old of Atchison, KS. died Sunday, Oct. 30, 2005 at the Atchison Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, Nov. 2nd, 2005 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Valerian Ahles, Pastor of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will follow in the Sunset Memory Gardens, Atchison, KS. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 PM on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2005 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the St. Mark’s Lutheran Church or for Alzheimer’s Research. Condolences to the family may be left on line at www.beckerdyer.com.
Mr. Chamberlin was born on May 27, 1923 in Falls City, NE., the son of Willis D. and Lillian J. (Bragdon) Chamberlin. He graduated from Robinson High School, Robinson, KS., He graduated from Emporia State College with a degree in teaching. Mr. Chamberlin was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran. He worked at the former L.F.M./ Rockwell International, Atchison for 10 years. He then worked as a window clerk for the Atchison Post Office for 30 years before retiring in 1987. He was a member of the St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, a member of the Post #1175 VFW, and Fleming-Jackson-Seever American Legion Post #6, Atchison, KS. Mr. Chamberlin enjoyed snow skiing, his dogs and especially his grandchildren.
Harold was married to Vivian Burden. They were later divorced. He was married to Verna M. Begesse on January 16, 1987 in Atchison, KS. She survives of the home, Atchison, KS. Additional survivors include three daughters; Betty and her husband Ernie Carter, Atchison, KS., Ayn Jimenezsaavedra, North Carolina, and Cindy and her husband Eddie McKnight, Atchison, KS. twelve grandchildren and a cousin Keith Bragdon, Hawaii. His parents, a son, Kenneth Chamberlin, and a daughter; Nancy Blakley preceded him in death.
ELLISON, Hildred W. Ellison, 95 years old of Atchison, died Wednesday, Oct. 26th 2005 at the Atchison Senior Village.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 PM on Monday, Oct. 31, 2005 at the United Methodist Church with Rev. Eduardo Bousson officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Atchison, KS. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 PM on Sunday, Oct. 30th, 2005 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the United Methodist Church. Condolences to the family may be left on line at www.beckerdyer.com.
Hildred W. Norwood was born on Nov. 12, 1909 in Danville, Ill, the daughter of Gregory and Iva (Hershburger) Norwood. She graduated from Filmore High School, Filmore, MO. and moved to Atchison in 1942. Mrs. Ellison was a seamstress and did sewing for people out of her home for many years. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Atchison, and enjoyed roses, raising flowers, cooking and sewing.
She was married to Charles J. Ellison on July 22, 1928 in Hallowell, KS. Mr. Ellison preceded her in death in 1982. Her parents, a brother; Emmett Norwood, and a sister, Esma Starts also preceded her in death. Survivors include a son; Keith and his wife Nancy Ellison, Atchison, KS., three grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.