LUTZ, Rose C. (Fraizer) Lutz, 68, Atchison, KS passed away Friday, June 23, 2006 at her home after a 3-year battle with cancer.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Tuesday, June 27, 2006 at St. Benedict Church with Rev. Gerard Senecal O.S.B. celebrant. Burial at Sunset Memory Gardens. A rosary will be said at 7:00 PM Monday, June 26, 2006 at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home with visitation to follow till 8:30 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to ACES or North East Kansas Hospice and left in care of the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Mrs. Lutz was born October 23, 1937 near Bean Lake, MO the daughter of Alfred and Laura (Daniels) Fraizer. She was a member of the Atchison Hospital Auxiliary, Pineview Country Club and the Ladies Elks. Rose enjoyed her family, especially her grandchildren, playing golf, traveling and her flowers.
She married C.R. Dick Lutz on October 10, 1964 he survives of the home. Additional survivors include her daughter Pamela Bowron and her husband Dave of Olathe, KS; son Michael Lutz and his wife Micah of Shawnee, KS. Grandchildren Lilly Lutz, Max Lutz, Nick Bowron and Maddie Bowron. Brothers Robert Fraizer of Livingston, TX and Thomas Fraizer and his wife Darlene of Rogers, AR. A sister Joyce Buttron of Beatrice, NE.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
WILSON, William “Bill” Wilson, 82, Atchison, KS passed away Thursday, June 22, 2006 at his home.
Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Monday, June 26, 2006 at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, KS. Burial at Old Huron Cemetery, southeast of Huron, KS. Visitation will be from 4:00-6:00 PM Sunday, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lakeview Faith Chapel, Holton, KS. The Atchison Hospital Hospice or the American Legion Post #6 and left in care of the funeral home.
Mr. Wilson was born January 29, 1924 in Huron, KS the son of John and Josephine (Geiber) Wilson. He attended Huron Elementary School and was a 1941 graduate of Huron High School. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of WWII. Bill worked in construction for over 50 years spending most of that time employed with F.P. Gehring in Atchison. He was involved in the construction of many of Atchison’s commercial and residential buildings and also at Ft. Leavenworth, KS. He attended Lakeview Faith Chapel in Holton, KS. Bill enjoyed reading and studying 19th and 20th century military history and was always a source of information for his grandchildren. He took pleasure in retirement by spending time woodworking and gathering with family and friends.
He married Norma Jean Snook in April 1944 at St. John Lutheran Church, Lancaster, KS. She survives of the home.
Additional survivors include his sons David Wilson and his wife Ruth Ann of Eugene, OR; and Michael Wilson and his wife Cindy of Atchison. Daughters Sharon Cole and her husband Jim of Topeka, and Linda Mead and her husband Harvey of Platte City, MO. 10 grandchildren, 11 grandchildren and a brother Walter Wilson of Salina, KS.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Woodrow, Harold, John and Francis Wilson.
PARNELL, Gene Parnell, 76, Mountain Home, Arkansas formerly of Effingham, KS passed away Thursday, August 17, 2006.
Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Monday, August 21, 2006 at Arkansas Baptist Church. Visitation will be from 6:30-8:00 PM, Sunday at Roller Funeral Home, Mountain Home, Arkansas. Graveside services will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, August 23, 2006 at Evergreen Cemetery, Effingham, KS with Rev. Jeff Cochran officiating. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Hospice of the Ozarks and left in care of Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home.
Mr. Parnell was born to Earl and Lucy (Dickerson) Parnell on September 10, 1929 in Hopewell, Arkansas. He married Joan Lukas on October 3, 1954 in Rosemont, NE, and they became area residents in 1997 by way of Effingham, KS. He was a foundry worker in the steel industry until his retirement; and he enjoyed fishing, country music and especially hunting with his beagles.
He is survived my his wife Joan of the home; son David Parnell and his wife Debbie; daughter Patty Parnell; grandchildren Jason Parnell and his wife Kelli, and Trent Parnell; great grandchildren Kennedy, Karlie and Kallie all of Effingham, KS; brother Tom Parnell; sisters Virgie Cox and Hazel Cox; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 5 brothers and a sister.
GODDING, Myrtle Ruth Godding, 71, Leavenworth, KS, formerly of Atchison, KS passed away March 13, 2007.
Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Saturday, March 17, 2007 at Becker Dyer Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, KS. Burial at Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 7:00-8:30 P.M. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society or the Kidney Dialysis Foundation and may be left in care of the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Myrtle was born on the 19th of February 1936 in Wathena, KS the daughter of Charles and Beulah (Sultzer) Wynkoop. She worked several jobs until she married her husband Roy Godding. After his death she worked as a Correctional Officer from 1978 to 1982 at the Lansing Correctional Facility. She was a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church, Atchison, KS. Myrtle was the local Girl Scout Director and enjoyed bowling, reading, watching movies, and cooking.
She was preceded in death by her husband Roy Edward Godding in 1973, her parents, a sister Ruby Bruce, and a great-grandchild, Conner Jackson.
Myrtle is survived by her brothers Charles “Butch” Wynkoop and Billy Wynkoop, and her sisters Dorothy “Dory” Thompson and Norma Covalt. Five children, Patricia Giles and her husband Gerald of Atchison; Peggy Wheeler and her husband Mark; Roy Mark Godding and his wife Karen, and Elizabeth Willis all of Leavenworth and Carrie Taylor and her husband Andrew of Lansing, KS, 25 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins
SKIDMORE, Elsie Maxine Skidmore, 84 years old, of Atchison, KS., died Saturday, March 10, 2007 at her home.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM Thursday, March 15th, 2007 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, with John Carroll, Pastor of the Community of Christ Church officiating. Burial will follow in the Miller Cemetery, Everest, KS. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 PM on Wednesday, March 14th, 2007 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Abundant Life Hospice. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Elsie Maxine Lewman was born on Aug. 28, 1922 in Atchison, KS. the daughter of James C. and Elsie May (Pickell) Lewman. She was a housewife and homemaker, a former member of the United Methodist Church, and the Women’s Prayer Group of the church. She enjoyed embroidery, flowers, watching movies, and gardening.
She was married to Frank J. Skidmore on Jan. 18, 1948 in Atchison, KS.. Mr. Skidmore preceded her in death on July 29, 1989. Survivors include a son, William C. “Bill” Skidmore, Atchison, KS., a daughter Judy Kay Black, Topeka, KS., three brothers; Bailey Lewman, Palmer, Idaho, Gilbert Lewman, Acampo, CA., and John Lewman, Marietta, GA., two sisters; Bonnie Willis, and Alice Mosher, both of Santa Anna, CA, ten grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren. Her parents, husband,two brothers, Everett & Raymond Pierce, and two sisters; Katherine Boone, and Judith Thorpe preceded her in death.
BUTTRON, Ruth E. (Crawley) Buttron, 89, of Lancaster, KS. died Friday, March 9, 2007 at the Atchison Hospital.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM on Tuesday, March 13th, 2007 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, with Rev. Karen Jeffcoat, Pastor of the Lancaster United Methodist Church Officiating. Burial will follow services in the Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, KS. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 PM on Monday, March 12th, at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, KS. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Lancaster United Methodist Church. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Ruth E. Crawley was born on May 28th, 1917 in Lancaster, Kansas the daughter of John S. and Edna R. (McLenon) Crawley. She attended Madison Grade School and graduated from Atchison County Community High School in 1935. She taught school for three years at the High Prairie School, Huron, Kansas and one year at the Huron Grade School. She lived in the Lancaster area her entire life, and was a member of the Lancaster Methodist Church, the W.S.C.S. of the church, the 20th Century Club, and the former Willing Helpers Homemakers Club, both of Lancaster. Ruth was a homemaker, made quilts and with her husband operated a dairy farm for over 30 years.
Ruth was married to Edward H. Buttron on July 30th, 1939 in Lancaster, KS. Mr. Buttron preceded her in death on April 7, 1995. Her parents, and two brothers, Bill and John Crawley also preceded her in death. Survivors include two sons; Jerry and his wife Sonja Buttron, Parkville, MO., and Charles and his wife Lavon Buttron, Lancaster, KS. a daughter; Helen and her husband Melvin Hamon, Papillion, NE., Nine grandchildren; Richard Buttron, Atchison, KS., Raymond Buttron, Lancaster, KS., Brent and his wife Lea Hamon, Plattsmouth, NE., Lisa Greene, Papillion, NE., Mandy and John Luce, Omaha, NE., Shanda and Derrick Pitchanau, LaVista, NE., Stacy and Daniella Hamon, Irvine, CA., Brad and Nacy Buttron, Parkville, MO., and Derrek and Julie Buttron, Kansas City, MO., and ten great grandchildren. Many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
FOSTER, Steven David Foster, 53 years old, of Atchison, KS died Friday, March 09, 2007 at his home.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, March 12th, 2007 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, with Rev. Dennis Fitzpatrick, Associate Pastor Trinity Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will follow in the High Prairie Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 PM on Sunday, March 11th, 2007 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Heart Association or Trinity Lutheran School Endowment Association. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Steven D. Foster was born on June 27th, 1953 in Atchison, KS the son of Dean and Mary (Filbert) Foster. Mr. Foster graduated from Maur-Hill Prep School in 1971. He had worked as a truck driver for Midland Steel for the past 8 years. He had also worked at the former Beverly Lumber Co., Atchison for several years. Steve was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, was a former Boy Scout leader for Troop 94, and enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, bowling, golf, and playing baseball. Mr. Foster helped coach in the Youth baseball league for 20 years. He especially enjoyed his grandchildren.
Steven was married to Sandra K. Pierce on June 11, 1971 at St. Joseph’s Church, Atchison. She preceded him in death on Oct. 17, 1983. He later was married to Terri Giles on December 31, 1985 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Atchison, KS. Terri survives of the home. Additional survivors include; two daughters; Misty M. and her husband Rex Jones, Platte City; MO, and Susan K. and her husband Scott Sunderman, Jr., Atchison, KS. Two sons; Richard A. and his wife Tabitha Giles, and Daniel J. Giles, both of Atchison, KS, his mother; Mrs. Mary Foster, Atchison, KS, a brother; Ronald E. Foster, Atchison, KS, a sister; Mrs. Carol D. McFeeters, Ft. Worth, TX, and a half sister; Marie Irvin, Council Bluffs, IA, and fifteen grandchildren.