HETZ, Otto R. “Jack” Hetz, 88, Atchison, KS passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2005 at Atchison Hospital.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Friday, September 23, 2005 at Trinity Lutheran Church with the Rev. Robert Ziegler officiating. Burial at Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Visitation will be from 7:00-8:30 PM Thursday at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran School Endowment Fund or the American Diabetes Association and left in care of the funeral home.
Mr. Hetz was born April 11, 1917 in Atchison, KS the son of Otto Christian and Dora Julia (Myers) Hetz. He was employed with Atchison Casting and retired in 1980 as a welder. He continued working as a handyman and doing small engine repairs, operating Jack’s Repair Service. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and was a member of the XYZ Club with the church. Jack enjoyed fishing, camping, gardening and especially loved his grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
He married Eugenia Adeline Peters on April 20, 1939 in Troy, KS. She survives of the home. Additional survivors include his children Joyce Williams and her husband Bob of Atchison, KS; Norma Donahoo and her husband Stan of Easton, MO; Gene Hetz and his wife Judy of Atchison, KS; Wayne Hetz and his wife Patricia of Atchison, KS and Rick Hetz and his wife Tammy of Atchison, KS. 14 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his sisters Marie Peters and Thelma Shaw and his parents.
WHITE, Charles David White, 92, Independence, MO formerly of Atchison, KS passed away Saturday, September 17, 2005 at Carmel Hill Living Center in Independence, MO.
Funeral services will be 11:30 AM Wednesday, September 21, 2005 at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, KS with the Rev. Eduardo Bousson officiating. Burial at Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 10:30-11:30 AM Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Care Alternatives Hospice in Independence or the American Heart Association and left in care of the funeral home.
Mr. White was born August 27, 1913 in Skidmore, MO the son of David and Rachel (Arlettie) White. He was a 1933 graduate of Skidmore High School. He was employed at LFM/Rockwell for 39 years, retiring in 1987. He was a member of the United Methodist Church. Charles enjoyed hunting and especially fishing.
He married Frances L. Nichols and were married over 50 years before she preceded him in death on February 18, 1986. He married Golda Davis in 1987. She preceded him in death in 1997. He was also preceded in death by a son Jack White, brothers WM White and Dale Letta, sisters Dorothy Weston, Bessie Feldman and Eva Davis and his parents.
Survivors include his sons Edwin White and his wife Vicki of Independence, MO and Kirby J. White and his wife Karen Williams of St. Petersburg, FL. 8 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.
SCOTT, Paul Alan Scott, 34, of Nevada, MO, formerly of Nortonville, KS, died Sunday, September 4, 2005 in Nevada following an accident at his home.
Funeral Services will be 2:00 P.M., Thursday, September 8, 2005 at the Nortonville Christian Church in Nortonville, KS with the Rev. LeRoy Riley, officiating. Burial will be in the Nortonville Cemetery. Family will receive friends for one hour prior to the funeral services at the church on Thursday. The family request memorial contributions, in memory of Paul, be used to help with funeral expenses. The O’Trimble Funeral Home in Nortonville is in charge of the arrangements.
Paul was born on June 14, 1971 in Winchester, Kansas, the son of Carl E. and Betty A. (Martin) Scott. He attended and graduated from Jefferson County North Schools. He also attended Northeast Kansas Area Vo-Tech School at Atchison, KS. Paul had worked at a machine shop in Whiting, KS; Sauer-Sundstrand transmission repair at Lawrence, KS; and was currently working as a farm laborer in Nevada, MO where he had just moved a few weeks ago. He was a member of the Mayetta Masonic Lodge # 393 and a former member of the Nortonville Christian Church.
Paul and Connie Scott were married on May 24, 2003 at Baldwin City, KS. She survives of the home. Other survivors include four stepchildren, step grandchildren; one brother, Edward L. ‘Pete’ Scott of Nortonville; and one sister, Karla A. Tolson of Ohio.
LINDSTROM, Kylee Renee Lindstrom, infant daughter of Aaron and Margo (Hudspeth) Lindstrom, of Atchison, Ks. died Monday, Sept. 5, 2005 at the St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, MO.
Private family graveside services and burial will be held in the Sumner Cemetery, south of Atchison. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:00 PM on Friday, Sept. 9th, 2005 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, KS. Memorial contributions in memory of Kylee are suggested to help the family with final expenses. Condolences to the family may be left on line at www.beckerdyer.com.
Kylee Renee Lindstrom was born on July 26th, 2005 at St. Luke’s Hospital; Kansas City, MO. Survivors include her parents, Aaron and Margo (Hudspeth) Lindstrom. Maternal grandparents; Frank and Kathie Hudspeth, Rushville, MO., Paternal grandmother, Jerri Lindstrom, Atchison, KS. and paternal grandfather and step grandmother, Marvin and Lisa Lindstrom, Osawatomie, KS.
HAYS, Zeneta Hays, 85,of Atchison passed away Thursday, December 1, 2005 at Atchison Senior Village.
Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM, Monday, December 5, 2005 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home in Atchison with the Rev. Lee Hendon, officiating. Burial at Mount Vernon Cemetery in Atchison, KS. Family will receive friends from 4:00-6:00 PM on Sunday, December 4, 2005 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church and left in care of the funeral home.
Mrs. Hays was born March 1, 1920 in Atchison, Kansas the daughter of Ed and Effie(Yahn) Chew. She was employed with Walsh’s Clothing Store in Atchison and later owned and operated Hays Sheet Metal with her husband. She was a member of the First Christian Church were she served as a Sunday School teacher. Mrs. Hays was a past president of the Fort Knightly Club, the Seroptomist Club, The Social Order of Beaucant, and she held a state office for the Order of The Eastern Star. She was a mother advisor for the Rainbow Girls and belonged to two bridge clubs. Zeneta enjoyed entertaining and loved her family.
Mrs. Hays married Alan Hays on October 8, 1950 in Atchison, KS. He preceded her in death on December 25, 1999. She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Ethel Chew, Marie Marshall, and Dolores Johnson.
Survivors include her daughter, Alana Hale and her husband David of Cummings, KS; grandchildren Amos and his wife Candice, Noah, Mary and Samuel and one great grandson Ethan.
GILLILAND, Charles Edwin ‘Ed’ Gilliland, 91, of Atchison, KS died Wednesday, November 30, 2005 in Atchison.
Funeral Services will be 2:00 PM, Monday, December 5, 2005 at the First Christian Church in Atchison with Rev. Lee Hendon, officiating. Burial will be in the Muscotah Cemetery, Muscotah, KS. Family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00 pm on Monday at the First Christian Church, 7th and Santa Fe, Atchison, KS. Memorial contributions in memory of Mr. Gilliland are suggested to the First Christian Church. The Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home in Atchison is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Gilliland was born August 25, 1914 in Hillsdale, KS, the son of Albert and Hattie (Conger) Gilliland. He grew up in the Hillsdale, Mayetta, Monrovia, and Waterville, Kansas areas before moving to Atchison. As a young man he worked as a farm laborer before working for a few years with the Missouri-Pacific Railroad. In 1942, Mr. Gilliland went to work for the Pillsbury Mill in Atchison, working as a miller in both the feed and flour mills. He retired from Pillsbury after 34 years in 1976.
Mr. Gilliland was a member of the First Christian Church of Atchison, where he served as a Deacon of the church. He was also on the Church Board and had served on various committees of the church. He was a former member of the I.O.O.F. (International Order of Odd Fellows) of Atchison and was member of the Grain Millers Union.
Mr. Gilliland was first married to Minnie McDonald and she preceded him in death. He later married Marion Berry on October 16, 1976 at the First Christian Church in Atchison and she survives. Mr. Gilliland was also preceded in death by his parents and one son, Charles E. Gilliland, II; three brothers; two sisters.
Survivors include his wife, Marian Gilliland of the home; one son, Stephen Gilliland of Jacksonville, FL; one daughter, Peggy Gilliland of Horton, KS; two step daughters, Karen Noll of Atchison and Jeanette Dankroger of Richardson, TX; two brothers, Everett Gilliland of Lancaster, KS and Harvey Gilliland of Effingham, KS; 7 grandchildren; 5 step grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren.
KUHN, Lawrence Earl Kuhn, 83 years old, of Atchison, Ks. died Thursday, Nov. 24, 2005 at the Atchison Medicalodge.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, Dec. 16th, 2005 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison., KS. The family will receive friends for 1 hour on Friday, prior to services. The body has been cremated. Memorial contributions are suggested to the First Christian Church or Alzheimer’s Research. Condolences to the family may be left on line at www.beckerdyer.com.
Mr. Kuhn was born on Oct. 12, 1922 in Atchison, KS., the son of Albert and Nessie (Allen) Kuhn. He graduated from Atchison High School, was a World War II U.S. Army veteran. Mr. Kuhn worked for and then owned and operated the former Criss Oil Service Station, in Winthrop, MO. He retired in Sept. 1989. Mr. Kuhn was a member of the First Christian Church, a member of the Fleming-Jackson-Seever American Legion Post # 6, and the Post #1175 V.F.W. both of Atchison, KS.. Mr. Kuhn was a member of the NRA and enjoyed fishing and hunting.
He was married to Norma L. Criss on April 5, 1944 at the First Christian Church, Atchison, KS. Mrs. Kuhn survives of the home. Additional survivors include a son, Lawrence A. Kuhn, Atchison, KS. three daughters; Sandra and her husband John Bentley, Casper, WY., Linda and her husband Bill Mosettler, Casper, WY., and Marjorie and her husband Al Ross, Robinson, KS., two brothers Edwin Kuhn, Montgomery, AL., and Jack Kuhn, Selma, AL., six grandchildren. His parents, and two brothers; Col. Francis Kuhn, and Allen Kuhn, preceded him in death.
JUST, Edith F. Just, 87, Lancaster, KS, passed away Sunday, December 4, 2005 at Atchison Senior Village.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Friday, December 9, 2005, at Lancaster United Methodist Church with the Rev. Karen Jeffcoat officiating. Burial at Lancaster Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 AM Friday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lancaster United Methodist Church or the American Cancer Society and left in care of the funeral home.
Mrs. Just was born June 9, 1919, in Concordia, KS, the daughter of Albert and Agnes (Bunker) Fleming. She attended Concordia Schools and was a 50-year member of the VFW in Concordia. Edith moved to Downs, KS, in 1958 before settling in the Lancaster area in 1961. She was employed with the Lancaster Grade School as a cook for 15 years until her retirement in 1981. Edith was a member of the Lancaster United Methodist Church and the Women’s Society with the church. She was a member of the Lancaster Homemakers. Edith enjoyed quilting, crocheting, gardening, visiting shut-ins, social organizations and she loved family gatherings.
She married Othel T. “Ole” Just on June 9, 1940 in Concordia, KS. He preceded her in death on June 13, 1990. She is also preceded in death by 5 brothers, 2 sisters and her parents.
Survivors include her children Nels Just and his wife Bernadine of Auburn, KS; Virginia Billings and her husband Bill of Lancaster, KS, and Jan Thornton and her husband Larry of Corvallis, OR. 7 Grandchildren Allan, Jason and Neil Just, Michelle Henning, Michael Billings, Sarah Thornton and Tim Thornton. 4 Great grandchildren Matthew Coe, Leanna Just, Kylia Henning and Keaton Henning. Brothers Carl Fleming of Addison, IL and Glen Fleming of Sanford, FL, and numerous nieces and nephews.