MAI, Harold

b. 5 Apr 1928 - Casper, Wyoming

d. 7 Mar 2008 - Cheyenne, Wyoming

From Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - Cheyenne, WY - 11 Mar 2008, Submitted by Henry L. Schmick

Harold L. Mai, 79, passed away peacefully on March 7 (2008) at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center.
He was born April 5, 1928, in Casper to John and Elizabeth Mai.
Harold graduated from Cheyenne High School in 1946. He attended the University of Wyoming where he earned liberal arts and law degrees. He went on to practice law in Cheyenne until 1971 when he was appointed as U.S. bankruptcy judge for the District of Wyoming. Upon retirement from that appointment in 1993, he moved to Shreveport, La., and then to Sun City, Ariz.
Harold married Margaret RHODES in 1949. The couple had five children and spent much of their married life in Cheyenne. They divorced in 1972.
He was a 33rd-degree Mason and was very active in the Masonic Lodge for most of his adult life.
Harold is survived by his daughters, Kathy Scheurman and Patti Mai of Cheyenne and Peggy Pruter and husband Mike of Stratton, Neb.; sons, Jim and wife Laura of Normal, Ill., and Bill and girlfriend Joanne of Cheyenne; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother, Robert Mai and wife Mary, and sister, Lois Brustad, all of Albuquerque, N.M.; and sister-in-law Jettie and husband Worley Reeves of Shreveport.
Harold married Clydell DIBBS, who preceded him in death in 2006. His parents also preceded him in death.
A memorial service and reception for Harold will be 1 p.m. Friday at the Masonic Temple at 1820 Capitol Ave. The public is invited. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Shriners Hospitals for Children or a charity of choice. The family would also like to express our gratitude for those who helped Harold in the last two years of his life, especially the nurses and staff members of Pointe Frontier, Life Care Center and Cheyenne Regional Medical Center. We appreciate all the kindness, care and smiles you shared with Harold.


MAI, Martha H.

See Martha H. Deines


MAI, Milton

b. 28 Oct 1919 - Trego County, Kansas

d. 18 Apr 2008 - WaKeeney, Kansas

From Salina Journal - Wednesday, April 23, 2008, Submitted by Rachel E. Smith

WaKEENEY -- Milton Mai, 88, WaKeeney, died April 18, 2008. He was born Oct. 28, 1919, in rural Trego County. He was a farmer. Survivors include two brothers, Ernest of Overland Park and Palmer of Kirkwood, Mo.; and two sisters, Rose King of Denver and Helen Waddle of Shreveport, La. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney, where visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the service. Interment will be in Kansas Veterans Cemetery, WaKeeney. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church or Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital Assisted Living, in care of the funeral home, 336 N. 12th, WaKeeney 67672.


MAI, Milton

b. 28 Oct 1919 - Trego County, Kansas

d. 18 Apr 2008 - Hays, Kansas

From Hays Daily News - Friday, April 25, 2008

Submitted by Rachel E. Smith
Milton Mai, 88, WaKeeney, died Friday, April 18, 2008, at Hays Medical Center. He was born Oct. 28, 1919, in rural Trego County to Solomon and Elizabeth (Maier) Mai. He attended school in Trego County. He was a farmer. He was a U.S Army veteran. Survivors include two brothers, Ernest Mai, Overland Park, and Palmer Mai, Kirkwood, Mo.; and two sisters, Rose King, Denver, and Helen Waddle, Shreveport, La.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney; burial in Kansas Veterans Cemetery, with military honors by Fort Riley Color Guard. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until time of service Friday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Zion Lutheran Church or Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital Assisted Living in care of the funeral home.


MAIER, Carolyn F.

b. abt 1921

d. 10 Apr 2008 - Parsons, Kansas

From Wichita Eagle - Saturday, April 12, 2008, Submitted by Rachel E. Smith

PARSONS - Maier, Carolyn F., 87, died April 10, 2008. Service 10 a.m. Monday, St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Survivors: sons, J. Adam and wife, Nancy, Mike, Jerry and wife, Jackie; daughter, Martha Brewer and husband, Stan; 8 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home. Published in the Wichita Eagle on 4/12/2008.


MAIER, Ruth Ann Heist

See Ruth Ann Zimmerman



b. 22 Apr 1919 - Barton County, Kansas

d. 11 Feb 2008 - Great Bend, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Tuesday, February 12, 2008, Submitted by Rachel E. Smith

GREAT BEND - Helen E. Morgenstern, 88, died Feb. 11, 2008, at the Central Kansas Medical Center, Great Bend.
She was born April 22, 1919, at Barton County, the daughter of Jacob Margheim and Hannah Templing Margheim. A resident of Great Bend since 1994, moving from Hoisington and Galatia, she was a homemaker. She belonged to the Trinity Lutheran Church, Great Bend.
On Aug. 23, 1949, she married Luther MORGENSTERN at Hoisington. He survives.
She was preceded in death by: two brothers, Rudolph and Marvin Margheim; and a sister, Viola Warner.
Funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, Hoisington, with Pastor James Strasen presiding. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Thursday and 9 a.m. until service time Friday at the funeral home. The casket will remain closed. Burial will follow in the Hoisington Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to the Heartland Cancer Center, in care of the funeral home.



See Martha M. Brack


MARSH, Mrs. Anton

b. 21 Feb 1899 - Russia

d. 4 Apr 1950 - South Heart, North Dakota

From Dickinson ND Press - 5 Apr 1950, Submitted by eusteel@cox.net

Mrs. Anton Marsh, who lived north of South Heart, died at 6:10 a.m. yesterday, after an illness of one month. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. in the Sts. Peter and Paul church at New Hradec.
Mrs. Marsh was born in Russia, February 21, 1899, and came to Stark county when she was a child. She was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul church in New Hradec.
Survivors include her husband and children, Mrs. Joe Adamski, Mrs. William Dvorak, Charles, George, Richard and Dorothy.
The Mischel funeral home is in charge of arrangements. Dickinson ND Press 5 Apr 1950 (The surname and maiden name was not shown)


MARTIN, Margy E.

See Margy E. Ellis


 MARTIN, Nettie Marie

b. 2 Nov 1927 - Dines, Wyoming

d. 21 Dec 2007 - Green River, Wyoming

From Casper Star Tribune, Casper, Wy - Sunday, December 23, 2007, Submitted by Henry L. Schmick

GREEN RIVER -- No services are planned for Nettie Marie Martin Miller, 80, at her request. Cremation will take place at the Vase White Mountain Crematory.
She died Dec. 21, 2007, at the Castle Rock Convalescent Center in Green River. She was born on Nov. 2, 1927, in Dines, the daughter of Joseph Houston and Nettie Elizabeth Slagle Martin. She attended schools in Green River, Rock Springs and Thermopolis. She graduated from the Thermopolis High School. She married Harold MILLER in Billings, Mont., in 1947, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 11, 1992. She was employed by the County Clerks Office in Thermopolis. Her interests included oil painting, golfing and watching television.

She is survived by her brothers, Joseph Martin of Green River, Edward Martin and wife of Cheyenne, Dewey Martin and wife of Oscoda, Mich., and Danny Martin and wife of Peoria, Ariz.; sister, Delores Prime and husband of Green River, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers, Samuel Martin, Jimmy Martin and Billy Martin; sisters, Victoria Christiansen, Violet Wilkes and Judy Martin.


MARTIN, Patricia Eileen Frohman

See Patricia Knaub


MARTINSON, Dolores Ann

b. 18 Oct 1926- Fargo, North Dakota

d. 21 December 2004 - Mesa, Arizona

From The Wichita Eagle - December 29, 2004, Submitted by Harvey May

Matz, Dolores Ann, 78, passed away Dec. 21, 2004, in Mesa, AZ. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm, Wednesday, Dec. 29,2004 at Eastminster Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery, Fargo, ND. Mrs. Matz was born Oct. 18, 1926, in Fargo, ND to George and Pearl Martinson. She graduated from Fargo High School in 1944 and North Dakota State University in 1948. She married Marvin J. MATZ on August 25, 1949. They moved to Wichita, KS in 1952, where Marvin worked for Boeing and she taught junior high history and English. Mrs. Matz was a volunteer for 52 years at the Institute of Logopedics and later Heartspring. She also served as a board member on the Women's Council of Heartspring. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta and held various positions on both the local and national levels. She was a docent at the Wichita Historical Museum, was active in AAUW and was an active member throughout her life at Eastminster Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Matz is survived by her daughters, Elizabeth Ann Deardorff and husband, Mark of Higley, AZ, Margaret Mary Olsemo f Geneva, IL; brother, Robert Martinson and wife Kathie of Poway, CA; grandchildren, Reed and Kent Deardorff and Mollie Olsem. A memorial has been established with Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita, KS 67202. Services by Broadway Mortuary.


MATZ, Dolores Ann

See Dolores Ann Martinson


MAUL, George, Jr.

b. 27 Dec 1922 - Mitchell, Nebraska

d. 26 Mar 2008 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

From Scottsbluff Star Hearld. Scottsbluff, NE - 29 Mar 2008. Submitted by Henry L. Schmick

George Maul, Jr., 85, of Scottsbluff, died Wednesday, March 26, 2008, at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff.
His Funeral will be at 10 a.m., Monday, March 31, at St. James Lutheran Church in Scottsbluff with Pastor Jason Harris officiating. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery at Scottsbluff.
A Memorial has been established to the Church. Friends may call at the Jolliffe Funeral Home in Scottsbluff, Sunday, March 30, from Noon to 6 p.m. His obituary may be viewed at www.jolliffefuneralhome.com, where condolences may be left.
George was born Dec. 27, 1922, in Mitchell, the son of George and Lena (Kildow) Maul, Sr. He was united in marriage to Mary SCHOTT, Feb. 16, 1947, in Sterling, Colo. George was in the freight trucking business for many years and a member of the Teamsters Union. After his retirement, he was employed by the City of Gering for 19 years. He enjoyed fishing and was an avid sports fan.
George was a member of St. James Lutheran Church, where he knew nothing could separate him from the Love of Jesus Christ. Amen.
Survivors include his sons and daughters-in-law, Steve and Susan Maul of Scottsbluff, Douglas and Susan Maul of Littleton, Colo.; granddaughter and her husband, Jennifer and Shane Heinold of Mitchell; great-granddaughters, Nevaeh and Nielli Heinhold; sisters, Christine Leikam and Rose Schwartzkopf both of Scottsbluff and Helen Eisenbarth of Weiser, Idaho.
Preceding him in death were his parents; wife, Mary Sept. 23, 1995; two brothers and five sisters.




b. 3 Aug 1917 - Wichita, Kansas

d. 6 Mar 2008 - Douglas, Kansas

From Wichita Eagle - Sunday, March 9, 2008, Submitted by Rachel E. Smith

DOUGLASS - Snyder, Wilma, 90, hairdresser, died Thursday, March 6, 2008.

Memorial service: 2 pm, Tuesday, March 11, 2008 at Smith Mortuary, 1415 N. Rock Rd., Derby. She is preceded in death by her husband Harvey. Survivors: 7 nieces; 3 nephews; many great nieces and nephews. Memorials to Christ Lutheran Church, 1500 Cron, Augusta, Ks., 67219 and Douglass Senior Center, 124 W. 4th, Douglass, Ks. 67039. Arrangements with Smith Mortuary, Derby. Published in the Wichita Eagle on 3/9/2008.

Note: Wilma was born 3 August 1917 to Charles W. and Tracy Schaffer Maxwell. She married Harvey Elmer Schneider/Snyder May 23, 1942. He passed away on May 11, 1992.


MAY, Clara M.

See Clara M. Sollenberger



b. abt 1916

d. 25 Nov 2004

From The Wichita Eagle - November 27, 2004, Submitted by Harvey May

HANSTON - McAllister, Boyd, 88, died Nov. 25, 2004. Service 2 p.m. Monday, Hanston Cemetery. Survivors: wife, Wilma; sons, Donald, Bruce, Loren; daughters, Sharon Stewart, Mary Morris, Lula Recburn, Kimmie Welch, Karen Krushensky; 21 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild. Beckwith Funeral Home.


McCLOUD, Boneta M.

b. 29 Aug 1938 - Wynot, Nebraska

d. 23 Mar 2008 - San Antonio, Texas

From Great Bend (Kan) Tribune - Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Submitted by Rachel E. Smith

KERRVILLE, Texas — Boneta M. “Bonnie” Ochs, went to the Lord on March 23 at Texsan Heart Hospital, San Antonio, Texas. Bonnie was born Aug. 29, 1938, in Wynot, Neb., to William Joseph and Leona Mapson McCloud. She married Harlin R OCHS on Dec. 20, 1958, at Offutt Air Force Base, Bellevue, Neb. Bonnie attended Kansas State College, Manhattan, and Barton County Community College, Great Bend, where she received her registered nurse degree in 1983.

Survivors include her husband, of the home; two sons and their wives, Steven and Vicky Ochs of Wilber, Neb., and Jeffrey and Michele Ochs of San Antonio, Texas; and a daughter, Teresa Ochs of Little Rock, Ark.; four grandchildren, Danielle, Michael, Kyle and Hannah; a brother and his wife, Don and Dixie McCloud of Oskaloosa, Iowa; three sisters, Josie Schmucker of Hereford, Texas, Leona Stewart of Wheatland, Mo., and Peggy Stover of Upland, Calif.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one son, Gerald Allen; her parents, William and Leona (Mapson) McCloud; six brothers, William, Daniel, John, Mickey, Edward and Pat McCloud; and four sisters, Walburga Wieblhouse, Helen Draisey, Hazel Engeman and Dorothy Hans.

In her last years, Bonnie and her husband moved to Rio Robles Park, Kerrville, Texas. Bonnie enjoyed the weekly bridge games, square dancing and camping during the summer months.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Grimes Funeral Chapels. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, officiated by Deacon Charles Domingues. Honorary pallbearers will be D.J. McCloud, Mathew McCloud, John Reisbig, Henry E. Eichman, Dale Fields, Kyle Ochs and Jerry D. Dolan. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 8115 Datapoint Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229. Condolences may be sent to www.grimesfuneralchapels.com by selecting the “Send Condolences” link. Funeral arrangements provided by Grimes Funeral Chapels of Kerrville P.O. Box 290170 Kerrville, TX 78029-0170 830-257-4544 Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, March 25, 2008


McKILLIP, Alice Rosemary

b. 4 Nov 1922 - Kinsley, Kansas

d. 16 Feb. 2008 - Kinsley, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Tuesday, February 19, 2008. Submitted by Rachel E. Smith

KINSLEY - Alice Rosemary Heinz, 85, died Feb. 16, 2008, at her home in Kinsley.
She was born Nov. 4, 1922, in Kinsley, the daughter of O.A. and Cora Mae Oliphant McKillip. She was a homemaker.
She belonged to St. Nicholas Catholic Church, PEO Chapter CQ and Mother's Club, all of Kinsley.
On Jan. 17, 1942, she married Henry HEINZ, JR., Wichita. He died June 18, 1995.
Survivors include: two sons, Craig, Great Bend, Henry III, Kinsley; a daughter, Darla Stegman, Kinsley; a sister, Jean Corrine Rhorer, Kinsley; 11 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by: two daughters, Deann Heinz, and Teresa Ditges; and a sister, Louisa Jane Sibley.
A vigil service will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Kinsley. Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church, with Father Nicanor Ferangco presiding. Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday at McKillip Memorial Funeral Home, Kinsley. Burial will be in St. Nicholas Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to the church or to the Kinsley Library, both in care of the funeral home.


McNALLY, Mary Driscoll

See Mary Hammersmith


McNEAL Clarice A.

See Clarice A. Bauer


MEIER, Carl D.

From Kraft, Russia

b. 1 Oct 1904 - Kraft, Russia

d. 14 Feb 2008 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

From Scottsbluff Star Hearld, Scottsbluff, NE - 19 Feb 2008, Submitted by Henry L. Schmick and Mark B. Wills

Carl D. Meier, 103, of Gering, died Thursday, February 14, 2008, at the Northfield Villa Medical Center.
His funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, February 20 at the Salem Congregational Church in Scottsbluff, with Pastor Dale Brown officiating. Interment will follow at the Fairview Cemetery. Memorials in his name may be made to the Salem Congregational Church. Friends who wish may call at the Jolliffe Funeral Home Tuesday from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. and Wednesday at the church prior to the funeral service. His obituary may be viewed online at www.jolliffefuneralhome.com where online condolences may be left for the family.
Carl was born October 1, 1904, in Kraft, Russia, to David and Katrina (Kimmel) Meier. He and his family came to the United States in February of 1907 on a ship called the Kraft Watersay. The family traveled to Sugar City, Colo., then to several other cities before coming to Scottsbluff in 1916, at which time they began to farm and to make this their permanent home. He married Mollie HEINZ on February 24, 1924, and nine children were born to this union. He and Mollie moved to Chinook, Mont., where he was employed by the Holly Sugar Company and then later to Lodi, Calif., for a short time before returning to Scottsbluff where he worked as a hired man on area farms. In 1934, he became a member of the Salem Brotherhood. In 1937, while living in Wyoming, he began farming for himself, living there 10 years before moving to a farm north of Scottsbluff. He has lived here since. Carl became a naturalized citizen November 18, 1941. On January 4, 1958, he married Christina Eskam Eckhardt. In 1961, he purchased a farm north of Scottsbluff where he farmed and fed cattle before his retirement in 1967.
Carl was a long time member of the Salem Congregational Church. He loved and supported his church, and was a member of the council when the new church was built. He served eight years as deacon, was elder for the brotherhood for many years, and was moderator for the West Nebraska and Wyoming conference brotherhood for six years. He moved to Northfield Villa July 1, 1996.
He is survived by his son Carl L. and his wife Rachel Meier of Gering; daughters Marlyce Ramig of Scottsbluff, Joyce Hinman of Edgecock, N.C. and Cathy and her husband Jim Mangrum of Cypress, Calif.; step-children Reiny Eskam of Scottsbluff and Bertha Mintle of Lakeland, Fla.; grandchildren Gary Meier, Ron and his wife Donna Meier, Shari and her husband Erin Hinze, Michael and his wife Renee Ramig, Melanie and her husband Michael Reichert, Kevin and his wife Minoo Hinman, Jeff and his wife Sherry Hinman, Rick Hinman, Ginger and her husband Wayne Whitmore, Leslie Alexander, and Gayle, Rhonda, Cheryl and Randy. Two step-grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews also survive him.
His parents, his wife, four sons, one daughter, two grandchildren, one great-grandchild, two brothers, three sisters, three step-children, half-brother Walter Meier and son-in-law Marvin Ramig preceded him in death.



MEIER, Harold E.

b. 24 Mar 1920 - Bunker Hill, Kansas

d. 25 Feb 2008 - Wichita, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday, February 27, 2008, Submitted by Rachel E. Smith

CLAFLIN - Harold E. Meier, 87, died Feb. 25, 2008, at the Kansas Heart Hospital, Wichita.
He was born March 24, 1920, in Bunker Hill, the son of John George and Katherine Ehrlich Meier. A lifetime resident of Russell and Barton County, he was a roustabout superintendent for Phillips Petroleum Co.
He belonged to the Veterans of Foreign Wars as a lifetime member. He served in the U.S. Army.
On March 2, 1946, he married Margaret L. HOFFMAN in Claflin. She survives.
Other survivors include: a son, Dwayne and Melva, Salina; two daughters, Darlene Feist and Angel Reyes, Northglenn, Colo., and Jean and Terry McAtee, Great Bend; a brother, Paul, Great Bend; six grandchildren, Jena Berschauer and Eric, Travis McAtee and Carol, Trent McAtee and Jenny, Elizabeth Davidsen and Chris, Adam Fiest and Amy, and Linda Marquez and Evan; and eight great-grandchildren, Reed, Keyton and Gage McAtee, Chance and Cason Berschauer, Grant McAtee, Marcus Feist and Eva Davidsen.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Carl, Clarence, and Leslie Meier; and a sister, Lorena Hoffman.
Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Kimple Funeral Chapel, Ellinwood. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the family present from 6 to 9 p.m. Burial will be in Claflin Municipal Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to the Claflin Ambulance Service, in care of the funeral home.

CLAFLIN - Meier, Harold E., 87, died Feb. 25, 2008. Service 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Kimple Funeral Home, Ellinwood. Survivors: wife, Margaret; son, Dwayne; daughters, Darlene Feist, Jean McAtee; brother, Paul; 6 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren. Published in the Wichita Eagle on 2/27/2008.

MEIER, John A.

b. 2 Oct 1931 - Edgemont, South Dakota

d. 5 Jan 2008 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

From The Star-Herald from 1/8/2008 - 1/10/2008. - Scottsbluff, NE , Submitted by Mark B. Wills

John A. Meier, 76, of Scottsbluff, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008, at Western Nebraska Veterans Home in Scottsbluff.
His funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 10, at Dugan-Kramer Funeral Chapel in Scottsbluff with Father Gerald Harr officiating. Interment will be in the Calvary Cemetery in Chadron. Friends may visit at the funeral home from 1 to 8 p.m., Wednesday and from 9 a.m. until service time on Thursday. Memorials have been established to Western Nebraska Veterans Home and to Prairie Haven Hospice. Tributes of sympathy may be left at www.dugankramer.com
John August Meier was born Oct. 2, 1931, in Edgemont, S.D. to August R. and Evelyn M. (Barrett) Meier. Jack grew up on a ranch in Nebraska near, Ardmore, S.D. He graduated from high school at Harrison, Neb. in 1950. He served in the First Marine Division in Korea from March 4, 1952 to August 27, 1954. Jack moved to Gering in the early 1970's, where he worked for local ranchers and at the Western Sugar Company until retirement. He moved to the Western Nebraska Veteran's Home in January of 2002.
Survivors include his sister, Lois (Lloyd) Krivanek of Las Vegas, Nev.; two nieces; two nephews; and seven grandnieces and grandnephews. His parents preceded Jack in death.


MEIER, Lavina

See Lavina Schneider


MEIS, Delilah R.

See Delilah Wagner


MEISINGER, Leona L. Cunningham

See Leona L. Gillespie



See Phyllis E. Blanchfield



See Martha Propp


MELJO, Walter

b. 19 Oct 1909 - Hillsboro, Kansas

d. 2 Apr 2008 - Hillsboro, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Saturday, April 5, 2008, Submitted by Rachel E. Smith

HILLSBORO - Walter Meljo, 98, died April 2, 2008, in Hillsboro. He was born Oct. 19, 1909, in Hillsboro, the son of Alex and Katherine Reiswig Meljo. He worked at A.M.P.I.
He belonged to the First Mennonite Church.
On Dec. 18, 1938, he married Cora SELL in McPherson. She died in 2005. Survivors include: a daughter, Karen Ruperd, Kansas City; and a grandchild.
Funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday at the First Mennonite Church, Hillsboro, with Pastor Randy Smith presiding. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Jost Funeral Home, Hillsboro. Burial will be in Haven Rest Cemetery, rural Hillsboro.
Memorials may be sent to the First Mennonite Church, or Parkside Homes, both in care of the funeral home.


METZ, Elizabeth

See Elizabeth Reis


MEYER, Elizabeth

b. 30 Apr 1881 - Russia

d. Feb 1950 - Anaconda, Montana

From Dickinson ND Press - 3 Feb 1950, Submitted by eusteel@cox.net

Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Reiss of Anaconda, Montana, will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, in St. Joseph's Catholic church here. Msgr. George P. Aberle will officiate at the final rites and interment will be in St. Joseph's cemetery.
Mrs. Reiss, the former Elizabeth Meyer, was born on April 30, 1881, in Russia. She came to the United States in 1897, and was married in this country in 1901.
They farmed two miles north of New England for 44 years, until they retired in 1945. At that time they moved to Anaconda, and Mrs. Reiss died there at 4:40 p.m. Tuesday.
Survivors include her husband, Jacob REISS, and her sons: John, Dunn Center; Nick and Joe, Dickinson; Anton, Jacob and Frank, Anaconda. She also has 24 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren, as well as two sisters, Mrs. Nick Wolbaum, Dickinson; and Mrs. Frank Roth, Great Falls, Montana. Dickinson ND Press 3 Feb 1950



MEYER, Robert H.

b. 28 Feb 1933 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

d. 18 Jan 2008 - Denver, Colorado

From Scottsbluff Star Hearld, Scottsbluff, NE - 23 Jan 2008, Submitted by Henry L. Schmick

BROOMFIELD, Colo. - Robert H. Meyer, 74, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2008, at the VA Medical Center Nursing Home in Denver.
Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at Atonement Lutheran Church, 685 Inca Parkway in Boulder, Colo. a reception to follow the service. Interment will be at 2 p.m. at staging area C at Ft. Logan National Cemetery with military honors.
Visitation will be at 9 a.m., before the services at the church. Contributions can be made to the charity of donor's choice.
Robert was born Feb. 28, 1933 to Henry and Florence (Kain) Meyer in Scottsbluff. He served during the Korean Conflict in the Pacific. Robert was a longtime Monfort employee in Greeley.
Survivors include his sons; Stan Meyer, North Platte, and Steve Meyer, Windsor, Colo.; daughter, Jody Meyer, Greeley; sisters, Carolyn Christensen, Snyder, Colo., Barbara George, Lees Summit, Mo., Frances Reidle, Flora Vista, N.M. and Joan Haddock, Boulder, Colo.



b. 3 Dec 1919 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

d. 21 Feb 2008 - Fairfax

From Scottsbluff Star Hearld, Scottsbluff, NE - 9 Mar 2008, Submitted by Henry L. Schmick

ANNANDALE, Va. - Ruth (Meyer) Williams, passed away Feb. 21, 2008 at the Fairfax Hospital.
Services were held Feb. 26, at the Fairfax United Methodist Church.
Ruth was born Dec. 3, 1919, to Anna and Conrad Meyer in Scottsbluff. She grew up and attended school at Scottsbluff. She married Vern WILLIAMS Sept. 26, 1942. Following their marriage, they made their home in the Fairfax area. She volunteered at the Fairfax Hospital for many years.

Survivors include many loving members of the Meyer, Swart, Williams, Froehlich and Rice Families. Preceding her in death was her husband, parents, four sisters and four brothers


MILBERGER, Edna M. Dietz

See Edna M. Deines


MILLER, Doris Lorraine

See Doris Lorraine Tittel


MILLER, Francis

b. 1881 - Russia

d. Nov 1949

From Dickinson ND Press - 17 Nov 1949, Submitted by eusteel@cox.net

Mrs. Francis Miller, 68, of South Heart died in St. Joseph’s hospital at 6 p.m. Tuesday after an illness of one year. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. today in St. Joseph’s church. Msgr. George P. Aberle will officiate and interment will be in St. Joseph’s cemetery.
Mrs. Miller was born in Russia in 1881 and came to the United States in 1910. Her husband, Jacob MILLER died in 1934.
Survivors include her sons, Jerome and Joe, Belfield; Roy and Jack, Spokane; and Ben, Dickinson; and three daughters, Mrs. Anton Huschka, South Heart; Mrs. Joe Kruschinsky, Dickinson; and Mrs. Ralph Hutzenbuehler, Beach. She also has two brothers, Phil Rieter of Richardton and Ben Rieter, Dickinson; and five sisters, Mrs. A. Schaefer, Canada; Mrs. Mike Marrin and Mrs. George Kuntz, Alaska; Mrs. Anton Kilwein, Dickinson and Mrs. Josephine Dietz, Belfield. The Mischel funeral home is in charge of arrangements. Dickinson ND Press 17 Nov 1949


MILLER, Francis (Rieter)

See Francis Rieter


MILLER, George Edward, Jr.

b. 28 Jan 1926 - Ada, Oklahoma

d. 22 Apr 2008 - Great Bend, Kansas

From Wichita Eagle - Thursday, April 24, 2008, Submitted by Rachel E. Smith

GREAT BEND - Miller, George Edward Jr., 82, passed away April 22, 2008. Born Jan. 28, 1926 in Ada, Okla., the first son of George Edward and Quepha (Burch) Miller Sr. A 1944 graduate of Marietta High School, Marietta, Okla., he served in the US Navy in the Pacific Theater during WWII. He moved to Great Bend in 1948 as an employee of Halliburton Services, and continued work in the oilfield drill-stem testing business with Johnson Testers, then Western Testing Company. In 1951, he married Marjorie Ann NIEDENS, of Great Bend, in Hutchinson, Kan. In 1954, he became a partner in Miller-Donelson Testing Company, which later became Miller Testing Comapny. In 1976, he also formed Bluee Goose Drilling Company with partner Jay Mull of Wichita, and in 1978 became sole owner and president until the time of his death. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Great Bend, Independent Oil and Gas Association (KIOGA), the National Stripper Well Association, the Kansas Oil and Gas Museum, American Legion Post 180, Great Bend, and a past director of the Great Bend Petroleum Club. He and Marge also enjoyed hosting friends and family at their cabin in Cuchara, Colo. for the past 17 summers. He is survived by his wife, Marge of the home; son, Martin and wife, Tonya (Wilson) Miller of Ellinwood, and children, Justin, Kelly, Lindsay, Eli and Asher; son, Todd and wife, Katherine (Keenan) Miller of Wichita, and children, Anne and Luke; son, Paul and wife, Maxine (Chadd) Miller of Wichita, and children, Emily, Eric and Ellie; daughter, Sara (Miller) Zimmerman and husband, Joey of Great Bend, and children, Meredith, Jared, Brent and Georgia; daughter, Judy (Miller) Schneider and husband, Lloyd of Logan, and children, Landon and Libby; and a great-grandson, Britton. He was preceded in death by brother, Billy Burch Miller. Visitation 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Bryant Funeral Home, Great Bend; memorial service 10 a.m. Saturday, Trinity Lutheran Church, Great Bend, with The Rev. James A. Strasen offciating; private family inurnment will be held at the Great Bend Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, American Legion Argonne Post 180 or Golden Belt Humane Society in c/o the funeral home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at www.bryantfh.net Published in the Wichita Eagle on 4/24/2008.


MILLER, Helen A.

See Helen A. Huber


MILLER, Helen Lorene

See Helen Lorene Wolf


MILLER, Lorinda Mae

b. 26 Jan 1941 - Kingman, Kansas

d. 1 Apr 2008 - Spokane, Washington

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Tuesday, April 8, 2008, Submitted by Rachel E. Smith

ELLINWOOD - Lorinda Mae Ravenstein passed away April 1, 2008, while visiting at her daughter's house in Spokane, Wash. She went to Heaven to be with the Lord and her infant son Donald Dean Jr. whom she has not seen in many years.
Lorinda was born Jan. 26th 1941 in Kingman, to William and Elenora Miller. On June 13, 1959, she married Don RAVENSTEIN, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Kingman. He survives.
Survivors include: son, Keith Ravenstein, wife Monica, granddaughter Jericah, all of Great Bend; daughter, Audrey Bramel, husband Eric; granddaughter Rebecca Bramel of Spokane, Wash.; other survivors are Rhonda Ravenstein, former wife of Keith Ravenstein and mother to Jericah Ravenstein; brother LeRoy Miller and wife Kay Miller and their family of the Kingman area; sister, Jolene Fairchild, husband Bob, and family of Kingman area; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and infant son.
When she was young, Lorinda lived in Willowdale, and one of her favorite pastimes was to take a good storybook and go to a small creek that ran by her house and sit by her favorite tree, listening to the singing birds and the babbling of the water and read her stories. (Usually love stories or at least they had happy endings.) And through the years until the day she passed away she read many books with many enjoyable hours and days, which also included cookbooks that she read from cover to cover, staying up in the long hours of the night even though she never made most of the recipes. However, she was an excellent cook, housekeeper, mother and wife. She spent countless hours raising her children and for several years helped raise her granddaughter Jericah, without complaint. Other hobbies and activities included teacher's aid at Riley Elementary School in Great Bend, where she helped with preschool. She was a Girl Scout leader in Great Bend for nearly 15 years. She also enjoyed ceramics. She owned a ceramic business at her home called "Lorinda's Ceramic Shed." Then in a few years she moved to Ellinwood, where she had a ceramic shop for seven years until she had to discontinue to take care of her ailing mother. Some more hobbies she had consisted of canning fruits and vegetables from the garden. One other hobby she and her daughter, Audrey worked many hours on was the genealogy of the Ravenstein, Miller, Goetz and Hagemars' families. Some of her activities had to end but she continued the genealogy and her reading and watching her favorite cowboy movies on TV, which she loved to do until the time of her death.
A tribute to Lorinda (Kitten) from her loving husband and best friend Don, who will miss her forever.
Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Livingston Funeral home, Kingman. Funeral at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with Father Jim Weldon presiding. Burial will be in the Walnut Hill Cemetery, Kingman. Contributions to be handled by funeral home or sent to her husband for the continued education of her two granddaughters.

MILLER, Martha

b. 1 Oct 1918 - Lincoln, Nebraska

d. 27 Mar 2008 - Scottsbluff, Nebraksa

From Scottsbluff Star Hearld, Scottsbluff, NE - 19 Mar 2008. Submitted by Henry L. Schmick and Mark B. Wills

Martha Ott, 89, of Scottsbluff, died Monday, March 17, 2008, at WEL-Life in Scottsbluff.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, March 21, at the Zion Evangelical Church in Scottsbluff with Pastor Garry Schick officiating. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery in Scottsbluff.
Friends who wish may call at the Jolliffe Funeral Home Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday from 8 a.m. to noon, and at the funeral. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.jolliffefuneralhome.com.
A memorial has been established to the church.
Martha was born Oct. 1, 1918, in Lincoln, the seventh of twelve children, to David and Mary Elizabeth (Ring) Miller. At an early age she moved with her family to Scottsbluff where she grew up and attended school. She married Fred OTT, JR. on April 11, 1937, in Minatare. Martha worked at several jobs during her life including McLean Potato Company, Fairmont Creamery, Cawley's, Nash-Finch, and Ted Jacobs Wholesale.
She was a lifetime member of the church, Women's Guild of the church, and the Eagles. Her hobbies included her love of sewing, quilting, and baking.
Survivors include her sons, Jerry (Maryann) Ott of Gering, Norman (Linda) Ott of Scottsbluff, Howard Ott of Gering, and Steven (Sue) Ott of Scottsbluff; grandchildren, Kevin (Natalie) Ott of Scottsbluff, Tamara (Kendall) Busch of Scottsbluff, Valerie Harnish of Sterling, Gregory (Rebecca) Ott of Hastings, Kellee Enlow and fiancé Jeff Spath of Johnstown, Colo., Ryan Ott of Lewisville, Texas, and Jason Ott of Gering; great-grandchildren, Jackie and Calvin Ott of Hastings, Briana and Jackson Enlow of Johnstown, Colo., Dexter, Rylee and Clancee Ott, Mariah and Cutler Busch, and Nicol and Joshua Harnish all of Scottsbluff, Daede Ott of Gering, and Sofia Canchola of Sterling, Colo.; sister, Viola (Bob) Reiber of Scottsbluff; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, George and Pauline Ott of Gering, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Preceding her in death were her parents, husband Fred in 1977, six sisters, and four brothers.


MILLER, Mollie

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MILLER, Nettie Marie

See Nettie Marie Martin


MILLER, Rose Emma

b. 3 Apr 1937

d. 17 Apr 2008 - Rolla, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Friday, April 18, 2008, Submitted by Rachel E. Smith

ROLLA - Rose Emma Kraft, 71, died April 17, 2008. She was born April 3, 1937, the daughter of Joseph and Margret (Kiesell) Miller. On Nov. 24, 1955, she married Warren KRAFT. He survives.
Survivors include: son, Wade Kraft and Rhonda; daughter, Arleen Clinesmith and Rusty; sisters, Mary Grubbs and Elmer, Theresia Diller and Dorman; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Rolla United Methodist Church, Rolla, with the Rev. Sandy Ferguson presiding. Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial in Rolla Cemetery, Rolla. Paul's Funeral home, Hugoton, is in charge of arrangements. A memorial has been established for the Rolla Library, Rolla, in care of the funeral home.


Parents Germans from Russia

b. 15 Nov 1913 - Loveland, Colorado

d. 11 April 2008 - Cheyenne, Wyoming

From Wyoming Tribune-Eagle, Cheyenne. WY - 13 Apr 2008, Submitted by Henry L. Schmick

Anna (Mitzel) Weickum, 94, of Cheyenne passed away April 11 at Life Care Center. She was born Nov. 15, 1913, in Loveland, Colo., to Russian/German immigrants, Wilhelm and Barbara (Klein) Mitzel.
She graduated from DePaul Hospital School of Nursing in St. Louis, Mo., in 1935. Anna married August "Gus" WEICKUM on Sept. 11, 1937, in Englewood, Colo., and had two children.
She spent her life caring for others working at both Laramie County Memorial Hospital and DePaul Hospital, retiring in 1969. Her passions were Trinity Lutheran Church, serving in various capacities within the Ladies Aid and PTA, her family, gardening and her ever-present birds.
Mrs. Weickum is survived by a son, Ronald (Judy Hanson-Weickum) Weickum of Cheyenne; a daughter, Mitzi (Jerry) Cooper of Overland Park, Kan.; a sister, Carolyn (Red) Stolley of Coeur D'Alene, Idaho; two sisters-in-law, Hazel Mitzel of Greeley, Colo., and Frieda Gress of San Mateo, Calif.; two grandchildren, Heather Lea (Dean) Henderson of Wichita, Kan., and Jay Andrew (Juanelle) Cooper of Spring Hill, Kan.; four great-grandchildren, Rachel and Ethan Henderson and Page and Austyn Cooper.
Anna was preceded in death by her husband; parents; two brothers, William and Ervin Mitzel; and three sisters, Dora Casner, Martha McLaughlin and Betty Van Houten.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Trinity Lutheran Church with the Rev. John Christensen officiating. Interment will follow at Beth El Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Ken Casner, Bill Miller, Dean Henderson, Jay Cooper, Jim McLaughlin and Tom Weickum. Honorary casket bearers will be Dick Wilson, Bob Holly, John McLaughlin, Steve Farkas, Gary Mitzel, Roc Dunham, Gene Van Houten and Merle Van Houten. Friends who wish may send contributions to the Trinity Lutheran Building Fund or to the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens. Services are under the direction of Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel of the Chimes.




See Helen E. Margheim


MORRAY, Ruth Laurelda (Peck)

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MORRIS, Erma Ada

b. 11 Dec 1915 - Carlyle, Kansas

d. 7 Jan 2008 - Hutchinson, Kansas

From Salina Journal - Wednesday, January 10, 2008, Submitted by Rachel E. Smith

HUTCHINSON -- Erma Ada Pope, 92, Hutchinson, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2008.
Mrs. Pope was born Erma Ada Morris on Dec. 11, 1915, in Carlyle. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifton (POPE), in 1996; and two sons, Wendell and Michael.
Survivors include eight sons, Darrell, Terry and Gary Pope, and Charles and Jacques Parker, all of Hutchinson, David Pope of Salina, Kent Pope of Kansas City, Mo., and Ronald Pope of Ben Salem, Pa.; and four daughters, Shelia Francois Campbell of Hutchinson, Rochelle Fox of Greensboro, N.C., Marilyn Jessamy and Tawana Garcia, both of Kansas City, Mo.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Hutchinson. Memorials may be made to the church, in care of Heritage Funeral Home, 528 N. Main, Hutchinson 67501. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.



b. abt 1924

d. 11 Mar 2008 - Wichita, Kansas

From Wichita Eagle - Thursday, March 13, 2008, Submitted by Rachel E. Smith

Mueller, LeRoy B., 84, retired self-employed painter, died March 11, 2008. Visitation today, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., & service today, 2 p.m., at All Faiths Mortuary, 2850 S. Seneca. Memorial service and dinner 2 p.m. Sunday, VFW Post 3115, Douglas and Anna. Survivors: wife, Loretta; sons, LeRoy Jr., Dennis, Russell & Duane Miller; daughters, Pauline Tavener, Marilyn Sartor; brothers, Glenn, Grenville, August, Dale & Carl Miller; sisters, Betty Kunkle, Linda Zastrow; 6 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren. Published in the Wichita Eagle on 3/13/2008.


MUNDS, Susanne

b. 22 Aug 1939 - Great Bend, Kansas

d. 13 Feb 2008 - Tucson, Arizona

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Sunday, February 17, 2008, Submitted by Rachel E. Smith

SAHAURITA, Ariz. - Susanne Unruh, 68, died Feb. 13, 2008, at St. Mary's Hospice, Tucson, Ariz.
She was born Aug. 22, 1939, in Great Bend, the daughter of John and Nora Ellen Graham Munds. She graduated from Burrton High School, Burrton, in 1957. She had lived in Wichita until moving to Seattle, Wash., in 1968. She retired as assistant manager for Sears, Seattle, after 28 years. After her retirement she moved to Sahaurita, where she has lived for 10 years. She was of the Protestant faith.
On June 28, 1957, she married Ernest Eugene UNRUH in Okmulgee, Okla. He survives.
Other survivors include: two daughters, Brenda K. Chevalier, Bellingham, Wash., and Sandy L. Hume and husband Randy, Albuquerque, N.M.; two brothers, John Munds and wife Janey, Hutchinson, and Donald M. Munds and wife Carol, Cookson, Okla., a sister, Sally Ediger and husband Vern, Halstead; a brother-in-law, Allen Unruh, Pittsburg, Mo.; three sisters-in-law, Verda Hoskinson and husband Dick, Wichita, Elvera Pitsch and husband Jerry, Oak Harbor, Wash., and Violet Sipes and husband Vince, Wichita; and four grandchildren, Travis Wood and wife Cindy, Jacksonville, Fla., Tyler Wood, Kirkland, Wash., Tara Wood, Albuquerque, N.M., and John Austin McIntosh, Bellingham, Wash.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Burrton City Cemetery, with Pastor James Gundy presiding. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Elliott Mortuary, Hutchinson. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Ruth Dole Memorial Library of Burrton or to Carondolet Hospice, Tucson, Ariz., both in care of the funeral home. Personal condolences may be sent to www.elliottmortuary.com.

Published in the Wichita Eagle on 2/17/2008.

Unruh, Susanne, 68, recently of Sahaurita, AZ, died Feb. 13, 2008. Service 1 p.m. Wednesday, Burrton City Cemetery, Burrton, KS. Survivors: husband, Ernest; daughters, Brenda Chevalier & Sandy Hume; brothers, John & donald Munds; sister, Sally Ediger; 4 grandchildren. Elliott Mortuary, Hutchinson, has charge.


MURR, Grace P.

b. 27 Feb 1924 - Meeker, Colorado

d. 12 Feb 2008 - Fairfield, California

From Casper Star Tribune, Casper, WY - Wednesday, February 20, 2008, Submitted by Henry L. Schmick

FAIRFIELD, Calif. -- No services for former Casper resident, Grace P. Wolfe, 83, will occur.
She died Feb. 12, 2008, in Fairfield, Calif. after a brief illness.
She was born in Meeker, Colo. on Feb. 27, 1924, to Blanche and Vernon Murr, where they owned a ranch.
She married Fred WOLFE on Dec. 5, 1948, and they opened the Meeker Tire Shop. In 1960, they moved to Casper. Grace was a long-time resident of Casper and was a very active volunteer in her daughter’s school, the throat culture program, and the Blue Envelope drives. She and her husband enjoyed 21 years of traveling around the United States as retirees until he died in 1998.
In 1998, she moved to Fairfield, Calif. to be close to her sister, Hazel M. Lawrence,daughter and other family. In Fairfield she volunteered two days a week at the Solano Community College Athletic Department. She very much enjoyed her nearly 10 years there working with the division staff and the athletes.
She is survived by daughters, Jeanette Hunter of Ogden Utah, and Roxie Morgan of Fairfield, Calif, and son, Duane Wolfe of Kila, Mont., 21 grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren, and nine great-great-grandchildren with a tenth due in March.

The family requests donations to the Shriners Hospitals for Children in lieu of flowers. They can be made at: {M7www.shrinershospitals.org or 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa Fla. 33607-1460.


MYERS, Bill Gene

b. 30 Dec 1933 - Ponca City, Oklahoma

d. 23 Dec 2007 - St. George, Utah

From Billings Gazette, Billings, MT - 30 Dec 2007, Submitted by Henry L. Schmick

ST. GEORGE, Utah - Bill Gene Myers, age 73, passed away Sunday, Dec. 23, 2007, at Dixie Medical Center in St. George, of complications from his battle with cancer.
He was born Dec. 30, 1933, in Ponca City, Okla., to Herschel Edward and Ruth Irene Myers. In 1949, he moved to Billings. He became active in high school sports and later attended Montana State University. Before graduating, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corp during the Korean conflict, serving two years. Upon returning to Billings, he married Dorothy STAHL in 1956, and they had three children.
After several years as a traveling salesman, he went to work for State Farm Insurance Co. as an agent, retiring after 33 years with them. Bill belonged to the Yellowstone Country Club and the Elks Club in Billings. Bill and his wife left Billings in 1997, moving to Lake Pend Oreille out of Hope, Idaho. In 1998, they built a home in Mesquite, Nev., and became official "snow birds." He was a member of the Mesquite High Rollers Motorcycle club. Bill's family was very important to him and he enjoyed spending time with them. He enjoyed boating, golfing and all of the outdoors. As of late, Bill has enjoyed riding his Harley motorcycle.
Survivors include Bill's wife, Dorothy Myers; two daughters and a son, Coni Myers from Billings, Linda Myers Blehm from Billings, Daniel W. Myers from Spokane, Wash.; one brother, Kenneth L Myers from Tulsa, Okla.; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Bill was preceded in death by one brother, Bob J. Myers. He will be missed by his buddy and companion, Mighty Max.
A memorial service is pending and will be held in Billings.