Jared Gabriel Bindel, 29, Effingham, KS., died unexpectedly Tuesday, January 20,2009 at his home.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM on Saturday, January 24th, 2009 at the Becker Chapel, Effingham, KS., with Fr. Benjamin Tremmel, O.S.B. officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Ann’s Cemetery, Effingham, KS. A prayer service will be held at 7:00 PM on Friday, Jan. 23rd, 2009 with visitation to follow until 8:30 PM at the Becker Chapel in Effingham. Memorial contributions are suggested to the St. Ann’s Building Fund and may be left in care of the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Jared was born on Aug. 29, 1979 in Horton, KS., the son of Leonard S. and Jacqueline “Jackie” (Frost) Bindel. He graduated from Atchison County Community High School in 1997. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, and cooking.
He was married to Erin L. Phillips in Sept. 2001. They were later divorced. Survivors include a son; William G. Bindel, of the home in Effingham, his mother and step father, Jacqueline “Jackie” (Dan) Smith, Effingham, KS., his father, Leonard S. Bindel, Hiawatha, KS., two sisters; Sarah N. (Brandon) Whetstine, Troy, KS., and Elizabeth L. (Frost) Smith, of the home, Effingham, KS., maternal grandmother; Luann Frost, Effingham, KS., paternal grandparents; Wilbur & Loudeen Bindel, Hiawatha, KS., and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather; Stanley Frost, August 2008.
Charles Ray Tull, 76, of Meriden, KS, passed away, Tuesday, January 20, 2009 at the Jefferson County Geriatric Center in Winchester, KS.
Memorial Services will be 11:00 am, Saturday, January 24, at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison with Rev. Stephen Lucas, officiating. Inurnment will follow at the Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, KS. A visitation will precede the memorial service beginning at 10:00 am, Saturday, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions in memory of Mr. Tull are suggested to the American Cancer Society. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Charles was born November 21, 1932 in Atchison, the son of Charles Forrest ‘Bud’ and Esther Sophie (Henderson) Tull. He attended grade school at Weinmann School Dist. #61 in rural Atchison and graduated from Atchison High School. Charles served in the local 137th Army National Guard for eight years. He had worked for Berry’s Hatchery in Atchison before working for eighteen years as an overhead crane operator for the former LFM steel foundry of Atchison. He then worked from 1968 to 1992 for Contel Telephone Company as a lineman/repairman and he also serviced the backup generators in Contel’s main office. Charles helped organize and was a charter member of the Lancaster Saddle Club; he was a past president of NEKSAG; Lions Club of Osage City, KS; and Contel Retirement Club. He enjoyed his dog, 'Duke' and riding horses.
Charles and Beverly Ann Cawley were married on October 1, 1954 in Atchison. She preceded him death in 1974. Charles later married Darlene Haupt on March 17, 1978 in Osage City, KS. She also preceded him in death on November 12, 1997. Additionally Charles was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Forrest Tull, and one sister, Reva Boger.
Survivors include three sons, Charles Linn (Sandra) Tull, Atchison, Terry (Debbie) Robinson, Lancaster, Tim (Dorothy) Robinson, Lansing, KS; two daughters, Tami (Mike) Griffin, Rushville, MO, Trudy (Robert) Scott, Atchison; five brothers, James Tull, David (Peggy) Tull, Dick (Lisa) Tull, John Tull, all of Atchison, and Ronnie (Susan) Tull, Rossville; two sisters, Anita Lively, Cummings, and Martha Franzel, Huron; eleven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Lucy Marie Hayes, 66, of Muscotah, KS. died unexpectedly Monday, Jan. 19th, 2009 at her home in Muscotah.
Funeral services will be 10:30AM on Friday, Jan. 23rd, 2009 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home with Fr. Gerard Senecal, OSB officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Atchison, KS. A rosary will be recited at 7:00 PM on Thursday, Jan. 22nd at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home with visitation to follow until 8:30 P.M. Memorial contributions are suggested to help with final expenses. Condolences to the family may be left at www.beckerdyer.com.
Lucy was born on May 21, 1942 the daughter of Harold and Catherine (Gormley) Lawless. She attended Sacred Heart Grade School and Mt. St. Scholastica Academy. Lucy worked as a nurse’s aid for the Tri-County Manor, Horton, KS. for 25 years. She enjoyed going to the casino, playing the slots, and especially her grandchildren.
She was married to Walter Hayes on Sept. 5, 1959. Mr. Hayes preceded her in death on Dec. 28, 1989. Her parents Harold Lawless, and Catherine Lawless –Greiveldinger, a son; Fred Hayes, 1986, a daughter: Sally Hayes, 2002, also preceded her in death. Survivors include two sons; David Hayes, Kansas City, MO, Dennis Hayes, Kansas City, KS., two daughters; Catherine (Donald) Thorburn, Atchison, KS., and Walterene Hayes, Muscotah, KS., a sister; Nancy Horton, Atchison, KS., seventeen grandchildren, and six great grandchildren.
Dorothy Jean Lanter, 86, of Nortonville, KS passed away, Thursday, January 15, 2009 at the Village Villa Nursing Home in Nortonville.
Funeral services will be 3:00 PM, Monday, January 19, 2009 at the O'Trimble Funeral Home, Nortonville. Burial will follow in the Nortonville Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions in honor of Ms. Lanter are suggested to the Village Villa Great Room Project and may be left in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Dorothy was born May 3, 1922 in Horton, KS the daughter of John Sampson and Edith B. (Brock) Lanter. She worked for the Kansas State Department of Education as a clerk typist. She was a past member of the Nortonville United Methodist Church. Dorothy enjoyed playing the organ and the piano, and will be missed.
She is survived by one niece; Lorna Lanter of Oklahoma City, OK and good friend Dee Willyard, Winchester, KS.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Keith Lanter.
Beverly June Bickham, 87, of McCook, NE passed away January 5, 2009 at the Atchison Hospital.
Funeral service will be 11:00 AM, Thursday, January 8, 2009 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster KS. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Memorials are suggested to the United Methodist Church Thursday night meals, McCook NE., and St. John’s Chapter #16 of McCook, NE, and may be left in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at www.beckerdyer.com.
June was born June 28, 1921 in St. Joseph, MO the daughter of Peer and Garnett (Hall) Littles. She graduated from the Univeristy of Nebraska in1943 with a Bachelor of Science degree and Advanced Studies in education. She was a teacher for 43 years and in four states, Iowa, Georgia, Missouri and Nebraska. June was a member of the United Methodist Church in McCook; NE, and taught bells and choir at the church. Mrs. Bickham was worthy matron of the order of Eastern Star and a past president of the Chapter FA of PEO, also a member of the Past Matrons Club. June was the president of Delta Kappa Gamma a teaching honorary and secretary-treasurer of Shrine.
Beverly June Littles married Donald Oren Bickham on November 25, 1945. He preceded her in death on December 20, 2006. June is survived by adopted family members, Bette Locke of Everest, KS, Daniel and Ellen Locke of Newton, KS, Duncan and Shelley Locke of Raymond, NE, Dwight and Sharon Locke of Atchison, KS, Lura and William Flentie of Lincoln, NE, and Angela and Devin Locke, of Topeka, KS.
June was also preceded in death by her parents, an adopted brother J.D. Locke, an adopted nephew Delross Locke, and an adopted niece Dorothy Elizabeth Locke.
John Laurie, Jr., 88, of Atchison, passed away Monday, January 5, 2009 at the Atchison Hospital.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM, Friday, January 9, 2009 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 on Thursday, January 8, 2009 at the funeral home. Memorials in honor of Mr. Laurie are suggested to the Atchison YMCA and may be left in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at www.beckerdyer.com.
John was born August 24, 1920 in Atchison the son of the late John and Hazel (Carrico) Laurie, Sr. He graduated from Atchison High School in 1938. John served in the Army Air Corps during WWII as a B-26 Pilot and bombardier having flown 63 missions over Europe. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. Mr. Laurie worked at Rockwell for forty years and retired in 1981 as a Foundry Superintendent. Mr. Laurie was a member of the First Christian Church. He was an avid golfer who enjoyed giving golf lessons whether people wanted them or not. He enjoyed going duck hunting with his sons and grandson and the family pheasant hunts in Beloit, KS. John also frequented the Atchison YMCA where he was a member for many years.
Mr. Laurie married Lois Marie Wood on January 18, 1945. She preceded him in death in 1993. Survivors include two children; Lance Laurie and his friend, Sue Durkin, Atchison, and Lynne and Jim Gates, Beloit, KS, a brother; Dave Laurie, Atchison, two sisters; Letha Colton, Tulsa, OK and Betty Berger, Greensboro, NC, 8 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
John was also preceded in death by a son, John ‘Jack’ Laurie, III, an infant daughter and four sisters; Annie Laurie Johnson, Hazel Oaks, Barbara Conner and Sandra Goodwin.
Rhoda Thomason, 91, of Atchison, KS, passed away Sunday, January 4, 2009 at the Medicalodge of Atchison.
Funeral services will be 2:00 pm, Thursday, January 8, 2009 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, with Rev. Joseph Hanson, officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens Cemetery, Atchison. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, Wednesday, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions in memory of Rhoda are suggested to the Carol Baptist Church of Atchison. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Rhoda Ellen McClain was born November 13, 1917 in the Sugar Creek Community of Rushville, MO, the daughter of Charles and Georgia (Brown) McClain. She attended rural grade school at Rushville, MO and was a faithful member of the Carol Baptist Church, Atchison. Rhoda was a wife, mother and homemaker.
Rhoda and Marvin B. Thomason were married on November 16, 1940 in St. Joseph, MO. He preceded Rhoda in death on December 7, 1997. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Dailey McClain; one sister, Ethel Merriott.
Survivors include two sons, Bob (Janet) Thomason, Lodi, CA and Ed (Kathy)Thomason, Topeka, KS; one daughter, Karen (Bill) Besinger, Marysville, KS; two sisters, Goldie McQueen, St. Joseph, MO, and Charlene Wells, Kansas City, KS; nine grandchildren, four step grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren and five step-great grandchildren.