Doris Marie Whaley, 72 of Effingham KS passed away Sunday July 25, 2010 at Heartland Regional Medical Center surrounded by her family.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Thursday July 29, 2010 at St. Ann’s Parish Hall Effingham KS. Burial will follow in St. Ann’s Cemetery. Parish Rosary will be recited at 6:30PM Wednesday July 28, 2010 with visitation following until 8:00PM at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home in Atchison KS. Memorial contributions are suggest to American Cancer Society and may be left in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at beckerdyer.com.
Doris was born on September 17, 1937 in Atchison County KS the daughter of Albert and Merle (Douglas) Zeit. She worked as a housewife and homemaker. She was a member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church. Doris enjoyed gardening, flowers, going on walks and traveling with Bob, her grandchildren and family.
Doris Marie Zeit married Robert Whaley on February 9, 1956 at St. Louis Church at Good Intent, he survives of the home. Additional survivors include a son; Michael (Jennifer) Whaley, Effingham KS, a daughter Brenda (Dennis) Wenzl, Effingham KS, two sisters, Mary Lou Hurst, Effingham and Pat Pruett, Lancaster, two grandsons; Brad Wenzl, Derek Wenzl, four step-grandchildren; Joe Burg, Jacob Hager, Jill Hager and Jacque Urban and two step-great grandchildren; Bethany and Henry Urban. She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers; Gene, Jerry, Charles and Richard Zeit.
Mary 'Irene' (Page) Huff, 91 years of age, formerly of Rushville, MO, passed away, Saturday, July 24, 2010 at the Community Hospice House, Merrimack, NH.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, July 31, 2010 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, KS, with Rev. Keith Hoover, officiating. Burial will follow in the Sugar Creek Cemetery, Rushville, MO. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Community Hospice House, 210 Naticook Road, Merrimack, NH 03054. Condolences to the family maybe left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Mary ‘Irene’ Page was born on October 1, 1918 in Rushville, MO, the daughter of Herbert and Florence E. (Lawrence) Page. She graduated from Lafayette Junior-Senior High School, St. Joseph, MO and attended Business College in St. Joseph. Irene worked as a teller at the former City National Bank, Atchison; then as a Military wife lived in England, Japan and numerous locations in the United States. In 1965 the family moved to Shawnee Mission, KS where she lived for 37 years. In 1965 Irene began working for the Capital Federal Savings and Loan becoming the Head Teller/New Account Representative. She later retired in 1985. She was a former active member of the Countryside Christian Church, Mission, KS and was a lifelong bridge player. Irene moved to Nashua New Hampshire in 2002.
She was married to Woodrow B. Huff on December 11, 1937. Mr. Huff preceded her in death on October 5, 1981. She was also predeceased by her brother, Charles “Larry” Page, sister, Doris Page and son-in-law, Roman Dulski. Survivors include a daughter, Shirley Dulski, Northfield, MN; a son and daughter-in-law, Gary & Joan Huff, Nashua, NH; a sister, Dorothy Norris, Northfield, MN; three grandchildren, Elizabeth Huff, Nashua, NH, Michael and his wife, Linda Dulski, Boise, ID, and Anthony Dulski, Northfield, MN and four great grandchildren, Sam and Benjamin Dulski, Boise, ID, and Elissa and Joshua Dulski, Northfield, MN.
Leola Wilda Dame, 90, of Atchison, passed away, Friday, July 23, 2010 in Atchison, KS.
Graveside services will be 3:00 PM, Tuesday, July 27, 2010 in the Buffalo Cemetery, Buffalo, KS. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM Monday at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorials in honor of Mrs. Dame are suggested to the Arthritis Foundation, Atchison United Methodist Church, American Heart Association or Donor’s Choice. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Leola was born July 14, 1920 in Guilford, KS the daughter of the late Henry and Clarinda (Burns) Dennis. She worked as a housekeeper for the Norton Hospital until her retirement. Leola enjoyed quilting, sewing, gardening, flowers and bird watching. She was a caregiver her entire life taking care of her siblings, parents and other family members. Family was the most important thing to Leola.
She married George Elwin Dame on May 6, 1940 in Madison, KS and he preceded her in death on May 1, 1981. Survivors include a son, Elwin Leroy (Patricia) Dame, Ames, OK; daughters, Neola (Dwight) Shrader, Bendena, KS and Leanna (John) Strong, Leavenworth, KS; sister, Lavena Bosacki, Fredonia, KS, 10 grandchildren, numerous great and great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Leola was also preceded in death by a son, Ronald Eugene Dame; her brothers, Ray, Roy, Reilly and Roley Dennis; sisters, Edna Clifton, Elmae Lopeman, Dolly Clifton and Ina Elliott and a grandchild.
Ruby August,93, Atchison, passed away, July 20, 2010 at the St. Francis Hospital in Topeka, KS.
Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Sunday, July 25, 2010 at the Seventh Day Baptist Church in Nortonville, KS. Burial will follow in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM Saturday at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorials in honor of Mrs. August are suggested to the Salvation Army or the Seventh Day Baptist Church and may be left in care of the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Ruby was born March 27, 1917 in Arrington, KS the daughter of the late Herman and Lenna (Bond) Babcock. She was married to Lloyd Everett August and he preceded her in death in 1984. Ruby was a homemaker, farmer and most importantly, a foster parent. She helped to raise over 40 kids. She was very family oriented and loved helping kids. Ruby enjoyed painting, gardening, canning, baking and reading. She loved spending time with friends and always watched Dr. Phil. Ruby read her bible often and walked many miles to stay in shape.
Ruby is survived by many people who loved her dearly.
Joseph H. Durkin, 86, of Atchison, KS. died Monday, July 19, 2010 at the Senior Village Nursing Home, Atchison.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Thursday, July 22, 2010 at St. Benedict’s Church, with Fr. Gerard Senecal, O.S. B. as Celebrant. Burial will follow in the St. Louis Cemetery, Good Intent. A parish rosary will be recited at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, July 21st, 2010 with visitation to follow until 8:30 pm at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to Mt. St. Scholastica Convent, or St. Benedicts Church. Condolences to the family maybe left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Joseph H. Durkin was born on Feb. 12, 1924 in St. Joseph, Mo., the son of John and Alma (Frederick) Durkin. Mr. Durkin worked for Armour Foods for eight years and then as a crane operator at the former L.F. M and Rockwell International for many years retiring in 1986. He was a member of St. Benedicts Church, and enjoyed country music, Royals Baseball and especially his grandchildren. .
He was married to Joan (Hager) Schneider on Dec. 27, 1973 in Atchison, KS. She survives of the home. Additional survivors include three sons; Dwayne Durkin, Atchison, KS., Eddie Durkin, Kansas City, MO., Mike Durkin, Kansas City, MO., five step sons; Joseph (Norma) Schneider, Atchison, KS. and Ed (Deborah) Schneider, Atchison, KS., David (Connie) Schneider, Atchison, KS., Phil (Debbie) Schneider, North Platte, NE., Jim(Judy) Schneider, Atchison, KS., two daughters; Sharon Davis, Kansas City, MO., Mary Miles, Kentucky, three step daughters; Amy(Jim) Farrell, Ft. Collins, CO., Sr. Mary Schneider,O.S.F., Canada, and Susie (Jeff) Sumpter, Downs, KS., four grandchildren, twenty-two step grandchildren and numerous great and step great grandchildren. His parents, a daughter; Diane Durkin, and two brothers; John and Ed Durkin, preceded him in death.
Earl L. Fuhrman, 80, of Cummings, KS., died Saturday, July 17th, 2010 at Atchison Medicalodge surrounded by family.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM on Wednesday, July 21st, 2010 at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home with Rev. Charles Neill officiating. Burial will be at Camp Creek Cemetery, Cummings, KS. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Camp Creek Cemetery and may be sent to the funeral home. Condolences to the family maybe left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Earl was born on February 3, 1930 in Atchison, KS., the son of Fred and Emma (Lange) Fuhrman. He graduated from Atchison County Community High School, Effingham, and was married to Wanda Mae Strong in 1952, at Worden, KS. Earl was a farmer and stockman in Atchison County his whole life. He was a club leader of Lucky Clover 4-H Club, which he helped to co-organize. He hosted the Balanced Farming Field Day in 1956 with over 3,000 attendees, was Globe Honor Farmer in 1959, received the Kansas Banker Association Award in 1963, and served a term as the Atchison County Farm Bureau President. Earl was a lifelong member of the Camp Creek United Methodist Church in which he held many positions. He enjoyed people, had a wonderful sense of humor and loved spending time with his family.
He leaves behind his wife, Wanda Fuhrman, of the home, his daughter; Ranae (Phillip) Phelps, Longview, TX, his son; Marlin (Debra) Fuhrman, Cummings, KS., his sister; Laverne (Charles) Fowler, Nortonville, KS., six grandchildren; Marissa Greentree, Kansas City; Ross (Jennie) Fuhrman, Atchison; Tyler Fuhrman, Cummings, KS., Rachel Phelps, Olathe, KS., Allyson and Kayleigh Fuhrman, Cummings, KS., three great grandchildren; Emily and Michael Fuhrman, and Burr Greentree, numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. His parents preceded him in death.
Daniel Joseph Chmidling, 61, of Lawrence, KS, formerly of Nortonville, KS, passed away, Friday, July 9, 2010 at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka, KS.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM, Monday, July 12, 2010 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Nortonville. Burial will follow in the St. Joseph’s Church Cemetery, Nortonville. A parish rosary will be recited at 9:30 AM, Monday, at the church with visitation to follow until the time of the Mass. Memorials contributions in honor of Daniel are suggested to St. Joseph’s Church in Nortonville or Cottonwood, Inc. of Lawrence, KS, where Daniel made his home. The O’Trimble Funeral Home, Nortonville, is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Daniel was born on January 8, 1949 in Nortonville, the son of David and Helen ‘Lena’ (Bertels) Chmidling. Daniel was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Nortonville and has resided in Lawrence for several years.
Daniel was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Eldon and Jerome Chmidling; one sister, Mary Ann Chmidling, who died in infancy.
Survivors include three brothers, David Chmidling, Jefferson City, MO, Harold Chmidling, Collinsville, OK, and Frank Chmidling, Meriden, KS; two sisters, Mildred Peine, Garnett, KS, and Louise Babcock, Nortonville; one sister-in-law, Wanda Chmidling, Osage City, KS; numerous nieces and nephews.