COLGAN, Aubrey C. (Chris) Colgan, 89, Austin, TX formerly of Atchison, KS, passed away Saturday, March 4, 2006 at Seton Medical Center in Austin, TX.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Friday, March 10, 2006 at Sacred Heart Church with the Rev. Gerard Senecal, O.S.B. celebrant. Burial at Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church.
Chris was born July 24, 1916 in Crawford, OK, the daughter of Hagen and Mable (Warren) Beavin. She graduated from high school in Cheyenne, OK and graduated from St. Margaret Hospital School of Nursing in Kansas City, KS. She was an RN for many years in Atchision. Chris was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Atchison, KS. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, knitting and stamp collecting.
She married James R. Colgan on July 3, 1939 at St. Benedict’s in Kansas City, KS. He preceded her in death on September 7, 1993. Her parents also preceded her in death.
Survivors include her son Richard T. Colgan and his wife Andrea of Austin, TX, grandson Patrick, sisters Pauline Culmer of Bella Vista, AR; Leona Keahey, Marguerite Baker, and Eva June Dickason, all of Crawford, OK.
BAKER, Henry P. “Hiney” Baker, 90, Atchison, KS passed away Saturday, March 4, 2006 at Medicalodge of Atchison.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, March 8, 2006 at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Ziegler officiating. Burial at Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to service times. Memorial contributions may be made to the Kansas Wildlife Federation and left in care of the funeral home.
Mr. Baker was born December 11, 1915 in Atchison, KS the son of John & Anna (Leipric) Baker. He attended Trinity Lutheran School. He was employed with LFM-Rockwell as a molder until 1965 and later worked for the Atchison Sale Barn until 1990. Henry was a lifelong member of the Atchison area. He was an avid hunter and fishman.
Mr. Baker married Ruby Searles on July 30, 1937 in Nortonville, KS. She preceded him in death on July 18, 1946. He was preceded in death by an infant son Leonard Henry, sister Florence Cole, brothers Ralph, Homer, Ben, Frank, John and Louis.
Survivors include his sons Kenneth Baker of Salina, KS and Arthur Baker and his wife Edie of Conroe, TX. 6 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Brother Roy Baker of Carmichael, CA.
NOLL, Marvin Joseph Noll, 69, of Cummings, KS passed away Thursday morning, March 2, 2006 at his home in Cummings, KS.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM, Monday, March 6, at the Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Mooney Creek Community, north of Winchester with Fr. John Reynolds, Celebrant. Burial will be in the Corpus Christi Church Cemetery, west of the church. A Knights of Columbus Rosary will be recited at 4:30 PM, Sunday, March 5, at the O’Trimble Funeral Home in Nortonville with visitation to follow from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. A Parish Rosary will follow at 7:00 PM on Sunday. Memorial contributions in memory of Mr. Noll are suggested to the American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association or Corpus Christi Cemetery.
Mr. Noll was born May 24, 1936 in Effingham, KS, the son of Walter Blase and Evelyn Clare (Schrick) Noll. He moved to the Mooney Creek Community with his family as a young child and lived there until moving to his own farm at Cummings in 1962. He attended Corpus Christi Grade school and graduated from Maur Hill Prep School in Atchison in 1953.
Mr. Noll served in the Army National Guard for 10 years. He had worked for the former LFM Foundry and Gehring Construction before working for 25 years at Pillsbury Flour Mill, all of Atchison. He retired from Pillsbury in 1987. He continued farming and also raised livestock and poultry. He enjoyed gardening, reading, watching western movies and being with his grandchildren. Mr. Noll was a member of Corpus Christi Church, a 50-year member of Council 2885 Knights of Columbus at Mooney Creek, Miller’s Union of Atchison, and Valley Hope Alcoholics Anonymous.
Marvin and Carole L. Servaes were married on July 4, 1961 at St. Joseph Church in Atchison. She survives. His father and two brothers, Dale and Francis Noll, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Carole, of the home, four daughters and their husbands, Diane and Tim Crockett of Atchison, Nancy and Gary Meyer of Monett, MO, Annette and Dave Crail of Cummings, Sara and Randy GrandPre of Valley Falls; two sons, Michael Noll and his wife, Shelly, of Cummings, and Paul Noll of Cummings; his mother, Evelyn Noll of Mooney Creek (Atchison); two brothers, Joey and Bernard Noll, both of Atchison; three sisters, Wilma Jean Wolters of Kansas City, MO, Carol Schuetz and Mary Ritchie, both of Atchison; 17 grandchildren; 5 step grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; 8 step great grandchildren.
WYNKOOP, Watson H. Wynkoop, 89 years old formerly of Doniphan, KS. died Thursday, March 02, 2006 at the Colonial Manor, Lansing, KS.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, March 6th, 2006 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, with the Rev. Robert Ziegler, Pastor of the Trinity Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Atchison, KS. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Sunday, March 5th, 2006 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Trinity Lutheran School Grant Fund. Condolences to the family may be left on-line at www.beckerdyer.com.
Mr. Wynkoop was born on June 19, 1916 in Doniphan County, KS. the son of Edgar M. and Ruth (Watson) Wynkoop. He attended 8 years at the Oak Grove grade school, and graduated from Doniphan High School. Mr. Wynkoop attended 2 years at the Baker University, Baldwin City, KS. He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran. He had worked as a correction officer for the Kansas State Prison, Lansing, KS. He retired in 1982 after 20 years of service. Mr. Wynkoop was a member of the Methodist Church, Baldwin City, KS., the AFL-CIO Molders Union, American Legion Post # 6, Atchison, KS. and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and especially his grandchildren.
He was married to Ruth F. Moore on Oct. 21, 1939 in Atchison, KS.. Mrs. Wynkoop preceded him in death on Aug. 26, 1992. His parents, a daughter, Kathleen Wynkoop, and two brothers also preceded him in death. Survivors include a son; Clyde “Rusty” Wynkoop and his wife Patricia, Lansing, KS, two daughters; Betty and her husband James Caudill, Mayking, KY., and Suzanne Thompson, Arkansas., Twelve grandchildren, thirty-three great grandchildren, and five great great grandchildren.
McELFRESH, Etta Armilda McElfresh, 91, Rushville, MO passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2006 at Heartland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph, MO
Funeral services will be 2:00 pm, Saturday, March 4, 2006 at the Rushville Christian Church with Rev. Tim Champ, officiating. Burial at Armstrong Cemetery, Rushville. Visitation will be one hour prior to services on Saturday at the church. Memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. McElfresh are suggested to the Rushville Christian Church. The Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home in Atchison is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Mrs. McElfresh was born November 14, 1914 in Platte County, MO the daughter of Clarence Carlton and Mary Elizabeth (McClain) Floyd. She attended Shearer Grade School and Rushville High School. She was employed by the Blair Pancake Mill and was an assistant bookkeeper, for the Velvet Creamery of Atchison. She also operated a farm in the Rushville area. Etta was a member of the Rushville Christian Church, where she was active in many of the Queen Easter Class activities; and served as Sunday School secretary.
On February 23, 1933 she married Menford McElfresh. He preceded her in death in 1995. She was also preceded in death by her parents; a granddaughter, Joan Dodge Sanford in 2005.
She is survived by a daughter, Donna Dodge and her husband, Zane, of Columbia, MO; a son Larry McElfresh and his wife, Sherry, of Rushville, MO; six grandchildren, Peggy and Steve Whipple of Columbia, MO, Craig and Michelle McElfresh, Randi and Josh Yates, and Kara Liston, all of St. Joseph, MO, Crisi and Andy Servaes of Rushville, MO, Larry Sanford of Columbia, MO; nine great grandchildren, Cole, Darin, Jared McElfresh of St. Joseph, MO, Hunter Servaes of Rushville, MO, Bianca Sanford of Columbia, MO, Jackie and Eric Whipple of Columbia, MO, Aidan and Azlyne Liston of St. Joseph, MO.
FOGLER, Frank Albert Fogler, 86, Atchison, KS passed away Monday, February 27, 2006 at Medicalodge of Atchison.
Memorial services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, March 4, 2006 at the First Baptist Church in Atchison, KS with the Rev. Steve Hollingsworth officiating. Private inurnment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, St. Joseph, MO. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church and left in care of Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home.
Mr. Fogler was born February 2, 1920 near Patterson, in Madison County, IA. The son of Guy E. and Fern (Frey) Fogler. He graduated from Patterson Consolidated High School and also attended Drake University in Des Moines and the American Academy of Art in Chicago. He was a photographer for the Woltz Studio in Des Moines before enlisting in the Army Air Corp from September 1941 until his discharge as Staff Sgt. in November 1945. On November 24, 1943, he and the former Ellen “Dede” Brown were married in the First Baptist Church in Weston, MO. In February 1946 Frank and Dede opened the Fogler Studio in Atchison, KS and operated it for 38 years until they retired in 1984. In his photographic career, Frank won many honors in Print competition. Two of his portraits are in the Photography Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City. He earned the Master Craftsman of Photographers in 1966. He served as President of the Kansas Professional Photographers Association from 1967-1968. That Association named him “Photographer of the Year” in 1971. He was also given the National Award for Service to Professional Photography in 1971. He was guest instructor at Winona School in Indiana ten times. Where he taught a one week course in Executive Portraiture of Men. He was given Life Memberships in various Photography Associations.
Fogler was a Charter Member of the Atchison County Historical Society; also a member of the Kansas Historical Society; the Kansas Anthropological Society; and the Lewis & Clark Trail Heritage Foundation, for which he did extensive research for the National Park Service. He gave many photo slide programs on Lewis & Clark - Leavenworth to White Cloud.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Atchison, where he sang bass in the Chancel Choir for many years. He was a member of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars and was over a 50 year member of the Masonic Lodge.
Frank loved hunting, fishing and nature, and in 1954 helped organize the Annual Sportsmens Duck Dinner, of which he remained Chairman for his lifetime. He was always proud to be a “Hawkeye” from Iowa and returned to Madison County many times to fish the old boyhood streams.
Mr. Fogler is survived by his wife, Dede of the home, son Robert E. Fogler and his wife Judy. Granddaughter Mary Murphy and a great granddaughter McKinley Murphy all of St. Joseph, MO.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.