Harriet Reid, 85, of Topeka, KS since 2004, formerly of Atchison and Nortonville, KS, passed away Sunday, August 3, 2008 at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM, Wednesday, August 6, at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Nortonville, with Rev. Michael Van Velzer, officiating. Burial will follow in the Nortonville Cemetery. Family will receive friends, Wednesday, from 10:00 AM until time of service at the church. Memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. Reid are suggested to St. Matthew Lutheran Church or the American Heart Association. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com. Friends may call at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home in Atchison after 11:30 AM on Tuesday.
Harriet Ann Sharp was born on September 19, 1922 at Burlington Junction, MO, the daughter of Earl F. and Anna Belle (Cornell) Sharp. Harriet and Glen Reid were married on July 11, 1942 in Atchison. Together they owned and operated Reid Auto Service in Atchison for many years, until Glen retired in 1981. Glen preceded Harriet in death on September 16, 2007. She was also preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Rosella (Sharp) Niemann.
Harriet was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Nortonville, and she enjoyed sewing, quilting, cooking, and especially her grandchildren.
Harriet is survived by three children and their spouses, Janet and Robert Straub of Topeka; Steve and Angie (Blakely) Reid of Newton; Phil and Debra (Gorrell) Reid of Basehor, KS; one sister, Dorothy (Sharp) Moore of Lynden, WA; sister-in-law, Ruth (Reid) Summers of Wheatland, MO; five grandchildren and their spouses: Kelly (Tosh) and Bryan Christensen; Clint and Johnni Tosh; Jennie (Reid) and Shawn Bertus; Becky (Reid) and Mike Starcher; and Phillip and Jayne Reid; nine great-grandchildren.
Margaret Frances Clark,87, of Independence MO, formerly of Atchison, KS, passed away, Saturday, August 2, 2008, at the Independence Manor Care Center, Independence, MO.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 AM, Tuesday, August 5, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Atchison, with Fr. Bertrand LaNoue, OSB, Celebrant. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens Cemetery, Atchison. Family will receive friends from 10:00 AM, Tuesday, until time of services at the church. Memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. Clark are suggested to ACES or St. Joseph Catholic Church and may be sent in care of the funeral home. for the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Margaret was born on November 8, 1920, in St. Joseph, MO, the daughter of Glen B. and Rosa T. (Schuety) Riddle. She graduated from LaFayette High School in St. Joseph, MO. Margaret worked as a bookkeeper for Mt. St. Scholastica and Benedictine College for thirty years. She retired on Dec. 31, 1994. Margaret was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Altar Society and Choir; American Legion and VFW Auxiliaries; Daughter’s of Isabella, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and St. Matthew Circle. Margaret enjoyed bowling, needlework, traveling and especially her family.
Margaret and Fred W. Clark were married on August 20, 1947 at St. Joseph’s Church in Atchison. Fred preceded her in death on June 28, 1999. She was also preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Lawrence Riddle.
Margaret is survived by two sons, Thomas Clark and his wife, Becky, of Independence, MO and Joseph ‘Tony’ Clark and his wife, Cindy, of Shawnee, KS; four grandchildren; six great grandchildren.
Boyd E. 'Newt' Reynolds ,84, passed away Friday, August 1, 2008, at his home surrounded by family.
Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Tuesday, August 5, 2008 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens, Atchison. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM Monday, August 4, 2008 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions in honor of Mr. Reynolds are suggested to DaVita Kidney Dialysis of Leavenworth and the Transportation Center of Leavenworth. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Newt was born on September 3, 1923 in Parthenon, Arkansas the son of George Franklin and Thursey (Madewell) Reynolds. He attended Sumner Grade School and graduated from Atchison High School in 1942. Mr. Reynolds worked for the Mangelsdorf Seed Co. in Atchison and then was a Weigh Master for Lincoln Grain until his retirement in 1988. He served on the Walnut Township Fire Dept. and Rural Water District #1. Newt also assisted the Walnut Township road crew. He enjoyed squirrel hunting, gardening, riding four wheelers, feeding fish in his pond and especially his granddaughters.
Newt married Mary Ellen Pierce on March 12, 1954, she survives of the home. Additional survivors include his daughter, Mary Jane Sowers and her husband, Phil, of Atchison, and two granddaughters, Melissa and Laura Sowers, Atchison.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Clarence, and two sisters, Berdie Ehret and Berth Hurst.
Marcelene Trainer,71, of the Mooney Creek Community, and a former longtime Atchison resident, passed away Thursday, July 31, 2008 at her home.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM, Monday, August 4, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Mooney Creek, with Fr. John Reynolds, celebrant. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. A parish rosary will be recited at 6:00 pm, Sunday, with visitation to follow until 8:00 pm at Corpus Christi. Memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. Trainer are suggested to the Corpus Christi Cemetery or the Altar Society of the church. The O’Trimble Funeral Home in Nortonville is in charge of arrangements. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Marcelene was born October 31, 1936, in Mooney Creek, to Alvera E. (Schrick) and August A. Noll. She attended Oak Grove grade school in Mooney Creek and graduated from Mt. St. Scholastica Academy in 1954. She remained a resident of Atchison for more than 35 years, until she moved back to Mooney Creek in 1992.
Marcelene made taking care of others her life’s work. For years she was a caring childcare provider for many children in the Atchison area. She was deeply devoted to her family and her faith. She always found joy in the simple things in life, including cooking, gardening, and tending to her large menagerie of animals.
On December 16, 1983, Marcelene was married to Clarence ‘Bud’ Trainer in Atchison. He survives of the home. Other survivors include six sons: Steve (Robin) Crossland, Overland Park, Michael Crossland, Atchison, Jay Crossland, Tonganoxie, Charles (Ronda) Crossland, Atchison, Clarence Trainer, stationed with the US Marines at Camp Pendleton, CA, and Justin Trainer of the home; one daughter, Lynn (Jesse) Graddick, Daphine, AL; one stepson, Gordon Trainer, Atchison; three stepdaughters, Jenny (Robert) Page, Boyle, Samantha (Joseph) Cherrito, Kansas City, MO, and Kelly Dyer, Atchison; four brothers, Merle Noll, Savannah, MO, Charles Noll, Nortonville, Daryl Noll, New Orleans, LA, and Richard Noll, Leavenworth; two sisters, Joyce Gipple, Trinidad, CO and Glenda Moffatt, Wellington, FL; grandchildren and step-grandchildren, Kara, Joshua, Alex, Matthew, Mary Elizabeth, Gwendolyn, Emily, Jacob, Jensen, Kimble, Erica, Roman, Robbie, Shari, Danielle, Dalton, Joey, Aspen, Devin and Ashley; great grandchildren, Adriana, Parker, and Fiona; many nieces and nephews.
Marcelene was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Donald Noll.
Charlotte Pike 78 years old, of Lancaster, KS. died Friday, July 25th 2008 at the Kindred Hospital, Santa Ana, CA.
Funeral services will be 10:30 AM on Monday, August 4, 2008 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home with Rev. Karen Jeffcoat officiating. Burial will follow in the Camp Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM on Sunday, Aug. 3rd, 2008 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Camp Creek United Methodist Church or to Parkinson’s. Condolences to the family may be left on-line at www.beckerdyer.com.
Charlotte Louise Weber was born on Feb. 14, 1930 in Horton, KS., the daughter of Albert and Dorothy Ruth (Hillyer) Weber. She grew up in the Brush Creek and Muscotah, KS. area. She was married to Wallace E. Pike on Sept. 25, 1949 at the Muscotah Church, Muscotah, KS. Charlotte worked as dairy and farm wife. She was a member of the Camp Creek United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women, and was a 4-H Sewing Leader. Mrs. Pike enjoyed sewing, quilting, embroidery, crocheting and gardening. She especially enjoyed visiting with neighbors, friends and family.
Survivors include two sons; Gary (Mary Alice) Pike, Costa Mesa, CA, and Jim Pike, Lancaster, KS., a daughter; Debbie (J.R.) Adcock, Hiawatha, KS., a brother; Robert Weber, Neponset, Ill., four grandchildren, and two great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Her parents and husband Wallace Pike (Dec. 15, 1999) preceded her in death.
Virgil Carson, 96 of Atchison, KS, passed away Thursday, January 22, 2009 at the Atchison Medicalodge.
Funeral services will be 11:00AM, Monday, January 26, at the Becker Dyer Stanton Funeral Home, with burial in Cummings Cemetery in Cummings, KS. The family will receive friends from 3-5:00PM Sunday January 25, at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to the Abundant Life Hospice 845 Central Ave., Horton, KS 66439 and may be left in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at www.beckerdyer.com.
Virgil was born June 7, 1912 in Shannon, KS the son of Riley and Ella (Andre) Carson. Mr. Carson was a lifelong resident of the Atchison community; he farmed as a young man and later drove a gasoline transport for Holton Transport in Holton, KS. He also worked for Consumer Oil in Atchison, until he retired some 15 years ago. Virgil was a past member of Eagles and served as president for two terms. Virgil was a well known Kansas trapshooter and a member of the American Trapshooters Association and was inducted into the Kansas Trapshooters Association Hall of Fame in 2000.
Virgil Carson married Florence Russell on October 15, 1931 in Troy, KS. She preceded him in death in 1986, a daughter Dorothy Brading, and a sister Mildred Phillips also preceded him in death. Survivors include two sons Virgil Lee (Butch) and Jackie Carson, Tracy, CA Robert and Wanda Carson, Lee’s Summit, MO, a brother Harold (Corky) Carson, Council Grove, KS, 15 grandchildren, 41 great grand children and 21 great great grandchildren and a dear friend Jo Shell.