Dale J. Kimmi, 60, Effingham, Kansas died Sunday, Sept. 28th, 2008 at his home.
Graveside services and burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008, at the Huron Cemetery with Fr. Benjamin Tremmell, O.S.B. officiating. A parish rosary will be recited at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, Sept. 30th, 2008 followed by visitation with the family until 8:30 PM at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, KS. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society, and may be left in care of the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Dale J. Kimmi was born on August 16, 1948 in Horton, Kansas the son of Marvin E. and Rosie (Berger) Kimmi. He graduated from Atchison County Community High School and worked as a laborer, and did scrap iron recycling. He was a U.S. Army veteran and enjoyed hunting, and fishing.
Dale was married to Kay Stirton on May 15, 1997 in Miami, OK. She survives of the home. Additional survivors include: his mother, Rosie Kimmi, Everest, KS., four sons; D.J. (Love) Kimmi, Everest, KS., Jessie Kimmi, Everest, KS., Jason (Diane) Kimmi, Everest, KS., and Aaron Kimmi, of the home, Effingham, KS., two daughters; Cathy (Lee) Gordon, Horton, KS., and Karen Kimmi, Horton, KS., two step sons; Jason (Fawn) Stirton, Everest, KS., and Dustin (Montie) Hardenberger, Wetmore, KS., a brother, Eugene Kimmi, Everest, KS., a sister, Ruth Anna Wilburn, Atchison, KS., and thirteen grandchildren. His father, and two sisters, Nadine Weinmann, and Marilyn Madden preceded him in death.
Jerry W. Barber ,72, Atchison, KS. died Saturday,Sept. 27th, 2008 at the Atchison Hospital
Funeral services will be 10:30 AM, Tuesday, September 30th, 2008 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home with Rev. Stephen Lucas, Pastor of the Faith Bible Fellowship Church officiating. Burial will follow in the Round Mound Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 9:30 AM until time of service on Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society and may be left in care of the funeral home. Condolences to the family maybe left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Jerry was born on Sept. 5, 1936 in Atchison, Kansas the son of Victor W. and Bea (Mayfield) Barber. He graduated from Atchison High School. Mr. Barber had worked for a short time at the former Latenser Music Store, Atchison and the Surritt Automotive. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served in Germany. Mr. Barber worked as a farmer and fork lift operator for the former L.F.M, then Rockwell International, and Atchison Casting, of Atchison for forty-five years. He was a former member of the Carol Baptist Church, and enjoyed antique tractors, Country & Gospel music, and his nieces and nephews.
Survivors include a brother: John J. Barber, Atchison, KS., three sisters; Mrs. Ruth Theesfeld, and Mrs. Mary Ann Gripe, both of Atchison, KS, and Betty Gage, Potter, KS., and several nieces,nephews and great nieces and great nephews.. His parents and a brother David Barber preceded him in death.
Marvin Arthur Sumner, 81, Lancaster, died, Wednesday, September 24, 2008 at his home.
Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Saturday, September 27, 2008 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 PM Friday at the funeral home. Memorials in honor of Mr. Sumner are suggested to the Missouri Western State University Womenís Athletic Fund. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Marvin was born October 27, 1926 in Farmington, KS the son of the late Arthur and Ruth (Dorrsom) Sumner. He graduated from ACCHS in 1944 and joined the Army in 1954 where he served in Germany. He was a Distillery Foreman for Midwest Grain Product retiring after 35 years. Mr. Sumner was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post # 6, Lancaster Volunteer Fireman and was Secretary/Treasurer of the Lancaster Fire Board. Marvin bowled for the Midwest bowling team for a number of years and enjoyed MWSU Womenís volleyball and Basketball and was an avid K-State fan. Mr. Sumnerís real passion was farming and raising cattle.
Marvin married Genevieve Huffman June 9, 1950 in Atchison, who survives of the home. Additional survivors include two daughters; Pam Sumner, St. Marys, KS and Sharon and her husband Kim McEvoy, Leavenworth and one grandson; Sean Sumner McEvoy, a sister Ruth Evelyn Bindel, Kansas City, MO and numerous nieces and nephews.
Lawrence Whaley,89, passed away quietly September 20th in Colton, CA.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, September 27th from 1-3pm at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home in Atchison. Following is a Graveside Service at 3:30pm at the Evergreen Cemetery, Effingham, KS. Donations in lieu of flowers are asked to be sent to a Nursing Home of your choice.
He was an Effingham farmer for 35 years, truck driver for Blairís in Atchison, and moved to California in 2002. He was a member of Effingham First Christian Church.
He is survived by a son Willard (Sharon) Whaley and step-daughter Debra Francia; Grandchildren Rebecca, Cynthini, Terry and Traci; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by parents, William and Annie; wives Gladys of 46 years and Joanna of 13 years; and a son Earl.
Mia Brooklyn Fitzwater, daughter of Isaiah Fitzwater and Rachel Aaron, died shortly after birth on Wednesday, September 17, 2008 at the Atchison Hospital.
Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Monday, September 22, 2008 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior to the services. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to final expenses and may be left in care of the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Survivors include her parents, paternal grandparents; Joe and Penny Garcia, Atchison, great-grandparents; Aaron and Shirley Adams, Atchison, maternal grandparents; Barbara Aaron, Leavenworth, great-grandparents; Adelia Gutierrez, Horton, and Donald and Charlotte Aaron, Leavenworth, Uncles; Isaac Fitzwater, Luke Garcia, and Xavier Aaron and Aunts; Sarah and Ann Marie Aaron.
She was preceded in death by her grandfather Butch Aaron and great-grandfather Leo Gutierrez.
Stanley W. Kuykendall, 73, of Effingham, KS passed away Saturday, August 30, 2008 at Medicalodge in Atchison.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 AM Wednesday, September 3, 2008 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Hollingsworth officiating. Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery, Effingham, KS. The family will receive friends from 7:00-8:30 PM Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials have been suggested for final expenses. Online condolences may be left at www.beckerdyer.com.
Stanley was born on October 18, 1934 in Seneca, KS the son of the late Jesse Kuykendall and Eva Garlock James. He attended school in Goff, KS. Mr. Kuykendall served in the United States Navy for 4 years and later worked as a Machine operator for Atchison Casting for 43 years where he was a member of the Steel Workers Union #6943. He was also a member of the V.F.W. and the American Legion and past member of the Effingham Christian Church. Mr. Kuykendall was the caretaker of the Atchison County Lake for many years. Stanley enjoyed fishing, camping, gardening, and especially his grandchildren.
He married Sharon Rasdall on July 11, 1959 in Effingham, KS, she survives of the home. Additional survivors include his two sons; Kevin Kuykendall and Brian and Gina Kuykendall, both of Effingham, two daughters; Lori and Mark Hurst, Effingham, Janet Corning, Atchison, 5 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his brother Jesse Kuykendall, Jr. and a daughter-in-law, Bobbi Kuykendall.