KASTEN, Viola M. Kasten, 90 years old, of Atchison, KS. died Saturday, Dec. 24th, 2005 at the Atchison Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, Dec. 28th, 2005 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, with Chaplain Jack Albright officiating. Burial will be in the Sunset Memory Gardens, The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 PM on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2005 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences to the family may be left on-line at www.beckerdyer.com.
Viola Mae Overstreet was born on June 30, 1915 in Mayetta, Kansas the daughter of Fred and Ida (McCormick) Overstreet. She was married to Clyde L. Kasten on March 31, 1934 in Platte City, MO. She and her husband owned and operated the former Kasten Grocery, then Kasten Laundry. Mrs. Kasten had worked at the former B & H Shop and did private elderly sitting. She visited the nursing homes and hospital regularly until her health failed. She attended the First Baptist Church was a former member of the Rebecca’s Lodge, was a founding member of the Pinochle Club, Atchison. She enjoyed fishing, and especially her family.
Survivors inlcude a son; Clyde E. Kasten, Atchison, a daughter; Mrs. Linda Henning, Atchison, KS., two sisters; Mrs. Agnes Foreman, Salem, OR., and Mrs. Dorothy Vecchia, Kansas City, MO., eight grandchildren, twenty three great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. Her parents, husband Clyde L.Kasten, (May 24, 1978) and five brothers; Herbert, Raymond, Orville, John, & Clarence Overstreet, one great grandchild, Alexis Boldridge preceded her in death.
BARNETT, Wanda Lee Barnett, 75 years old of Atchison, KS. died Thursday, Dec. 22, 2005 at her home.
Memorial services will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, Dec. 26th at the Trinity Episcopal Church, Atchison, KS. with the Rev. Dr. Raymond C. Hartjen, Jr. officiating. Mrs. Barnett was cremated and burial of the cremated remains will follow the service on Monday at the Trinity Episcopal Memorial Garden. The family will receive friends for a short time following the committal service in the Trinity Episcopal Parish Hall. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be given to the Trinity Episcopal Memorial Garden Fund, or the Hands of Hope Hospice. The Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences to the family may be left on line at www.beckerdyer.com.
Mrs. Barnett was born on March 9, 1930 in Atchison, KS., the daughter of Hyland J. and Myrtle E. (Connor) Church. Mrs. Barnett was the manager, and then owned and operated the former B & H Shop, an exclusive feminine apparel store, for 29 years. She was a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church, the Daughters of the King ladies society of the church, was the delivery coordinator of the Loaves and Fishes program of the church, was a member of P.E.O., and former member of the Atchison Area Chamber of Commerce. Mrs. Barnett enjoyed sewing, her flower and water gardens, traveling, and antiques.
She was married to James S. Barnett, Sr. on March 10, 1947 at the Trinity Episcopal Church, Atchison, KS. Mr. Barnett survives of the home. Additional survivors include a daughter; Pam Barnett, Lawrence, KS., a brother, John W. Church, Atchison, KS., a sister; Carol Rose Knoch, Ft. Wayne, IN., four grandchildren; Jesse Barnett, Dallas, Tx., Mia Barnett, Dallas Tx., Jacob Clearwater, Oklahoma City, Ok., and Whitney Clearwater, Lawrence, KS., Her parents, a son; James S. Barnett, Jr., and two brothers; Hyland E. “Butch” and Larry Church also preceded her in death.
CAMPBELL, Floyd S. Campbell, 79 years old, of Sugar Lake, Rushville, MO. died Tuesday, Dec. 20th, 2005 at the Atchison Hospital unexpectedly.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, Dec. 23rd, 2005 at the Carson-Wall Funeral Home, Parsons, KS. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2:00 PM on Friday at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service at the Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Parsons, KS. Memorial contributions are suggested to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Floyd Samuel Campbell was born on April 17, 1925 in Girard, KS., the son of Samuel and Ruth (Dick) Campbell. Mr. Campbell worked as a truck driver for many years before he worked installing dry ice equipment as a service technician for Chemtron Industries, Atchison. He retired after 32 years of working for Chemtron. Mr. Campbell was a World War II and Korean U.S. Army Veteran. He was a member of the V.F.W. Post # 1175, Atchison, KS. and enjoyed traveling, yard work, visiting with friends and neighbors, and motor home camping.
Mr. Campbell was married to Viola Trimble on Sept. 22, 1947. Mrs. Campbell preceded him in death on Jan. 16, 2001. His parents, a son, Gary Campbell also preceded him in death. Survivors include a daughter; Judy and her husband Ben Kidwell, Atchison, KS., a son, James D. and his wife Nelda Ard, Albany, Ill., a brother; Leonard Campbell, Girard, KS., and two sisters; Irene Steffens, Atlantic, Iowa, and Dorothy Clutter, Girard, KS., one grandchild and one great grandchild.
WHITE, Jackie R. White, 49 years old, of Atchison, KS died Monday, Dec. 12, 2005 following a illness.
Funeral services will be 2:30 PM on Friday, Dec. 16th, 2005 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, Ks., with Chaplain Jack Albright officiating. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 PM on Thursday, Dec. 15th, 2005 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. The body will be cremated following the services on Friday, burial of the cremated remains will be at the Mt. Vernon Cemetery at a later date. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society. Condolences to the family may be left on line at www.beckerdyer.com.
Jackie R. White was born on Nov. 26, 1956 in Johnson County, Tennessee the son of Robert H. and Juanita E. (Ellis) White. He attended Bellevue grade school and Atchison High School. Mr. White worked as a carpet installer for the White Carpet Installation, Atchison, KS. He enjoyed old cars, motorcycles, and camping.
He was married to Joanne Chambers on Nov. 26, 2003. She survives of the home. Additional survivors include his mother, Mrs. Juanita White, Atchison, a son; Michael White, Atchison, KS. a daughter; Mrs. Jackie Helmstetter, Robinson, KS., a step-son, Ryan Chalfant, Elwood, KS., three brothers; Herbert J. White, Rick White and Randy White, all of Atchison, KS., three sisters; Doris Turner, Elizabethton, TN., Carion McConnell, and Sandra White, both of Atchison, KS. five grandchildren and fourteen nieces and nephews. His father, and one brother, Willie White preceded him in death.
ASHCRAFT, Mary “Connie” Ashcraft, 78, Atchison, KS passed away Monday, April 17, 2006 at Atchison Senior Village.
Funeral services will be 1:30 PM Thursday, April 20, 2006 at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Burial at Doniphan Cemetery. Visitation will be from 7:00-8:30 PM Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Lighthouse Hospice or Trinity Lutheran School Endowment Fund and left in care of the funeral home.
Miss. Ashcraft was born July 31, 1927 near Doniphan, KS the daughter of Jed and Ruby (Jarrett) Ashcraft. She attended Doniphan High School. She enjoyed farming, gardening and raising cats.
She is survived by a sister Arlene “Sinclair” Dobbs of Atchison, KS. And numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her sisters Lillian F. Ashcraft, Ruby Lee Pulley and Lucy Kuhnert. Brother Jedidiah Jarrett, Jr. and her parents.
LANGAN, Mary Katharine Langan, 79, Atchison, KS passed away Saturday, April 15, 2006 at Atchison Senior Village.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Wednesday, April 19, 2006 at St. Joseph Church with Father Bertrand LaNoue, O.S.B., celebrant. The body will be cremated following services. Private family inurnment. A parish rosary will be recited at 7:00 PM Tuesday at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home followed by family visitation till 8:30 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to the Maur Hill / Mount Academy, ACES or the Benedictine Sisters.
Mrs. Langan was born July 29, 1926 in Atchison, KS the daughter of Maurice P. and Katharine (Dolan) O’Keefe. She attended Mt. Saint Scholastica Academy and was a 1948 Cum Laude graduate of St. Mary’s College at Notre Dame with a B.A. in History. She returned to Atchison in 1969. She was employed with the Office of District Court as a clerk for Judge Dempster. Mary was a proud member of the Democratic Party. She enjoyed playing bridge and loved her family.
She married Leo Eugene Van Dyke in 1951. He preceded her in death in 1969. She later married Wm. E. Langan on September 3, 1977. He survives of the home.
Additional survivors include her sons Mark Van Dyke and his wife Terri of Shawnee, KS; Patrick Van Dyke and his wife Debbie of Oklahoma City, OK; David Van Dyke and his wife Sally of Blue Springs, MO. Daughters Katharine Fincham and her husband Tom of Parkville, MO; Mary Jane Herdman and her husband Dave of Lenexa, KS and Martha Price of Topeka, KS. 10 grandchildren. Brothers Maurice P. “Buck” O’Keefe, Jr. of Atchison and William C. O’Keefe of Seneca, KS.
She was preceded in death by her first husband Leo Eugene Van Dyke, brother Terry O’Keefe; sister Patty Nash and her parents.
DURST, Mary “Rose” Durst, 89, Atchison, KS passed away Saturday, April 15, 2006 at Medicalodge of Atchison.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Tuesday, April 18, 2006 at Sacred Heart Church, with the Rev. Gerard Senecal, O.S.B. celebrant. Burial at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. A parish rosary will be recited at 7:00 PM Monday, April 17, 2006 followed by visitation until 8:30 PM at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart Church or ACES and left in care of the funeral home.
Mrs. Durst was born April 17, 1917 near the Good Intent Community. She was the daughter of Antone and Mary C. (Watowa) Zeit. She attended Hopewell School and Atchison High School. Rose owned and operated Durst Antiques at 20th and Main for 18 years. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Church and a member of the Altar Society. She enjoyed crocheting, reading, antiques and she loved her family and grandchildren.
She married George M. Durst on October 3, 1935 at St. Louis Church at Good Intent. He preceded her in death on September 16, 2003. She was also preceded in death by her brothers Joseph Zeit, Albert Zeit and Charles Zeit. Sisters Anna Zeit, Cecelia Herbers, and Catherine Ingels and her parents.
Survivors include a son George Darrell Durst and his wife Doris of Independence, MO; daughter Marlene Gellings and her husband Edward of Atchison, KS. 10 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.