PANKRATZ, Donna (Coleman)

See Donna Coleman



b. 11 Feb 1928 - Inola, Oklahoma

d. 26 Sep 2007 - Inola, Oklahoma

From Musgrove Merritt Smith Funeral Home - Claremore, Oklahoma

Elmer W. Pankratz died Wed., September 26, 2007, at his home at the age of 79.  The son of Benjamin and Mary (Hiebert) Pankratz was born Feb. 11, 1928, in Inola. Married Elvera JANTZ at the Eden Mennonite Church. He is survived by his wife, Elvera of the home; son, Dwight Dale Pankratz and wife Frieda of Inola; daughters: Susan Landers and husband Richard of Inola, Mary Ann Beasley and husband John of Matthews, North Carolina, and Anita Schumer and husband T.J. of Inola; sister, Edna Lorene Brown of Inola; and 8 grandchildren.  Elmer is preceded in death by his parents


PANKRATZ, Gilbert Peter

b. 18 Mar 1914 - Moundridge, Kansas

d. 6 Sep 2008 - Hesston, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Monday, September 8, 2008

HESSTON - Gilbert Peter Pankratz, 94, died Sept. 6, 2008. Born March 18, 1914, in Moundridge, the son of Cornelius G. and Margaretha Regier Pankratz. Married Opal C. BITIKOFER in Hesston. She died Oct. 4, 2007. Survivors include: a son, Gaylon and wife Lu Ann, Larned; a brother, Elbert, Arvada, Colo.; a sister, Elizabeth Zuercher, Weatherford, Texas; two grandsons, Michael Pankratz and wife Christine, Wichita, and David Pankratz and wife Kellie, Cheney; and five great-grandchildren.


PANKRATZ, Gilbert P.

b. 18 Mar 1914 - Moundridge, Kansas

d. 6 Sep 2008 - Hesston, Kansas

From Newton Kansan - Tuesday, September 9, 2008

HESSTON — Gilbert P. Pankratz, 94, died Saturday (Sept. 6, 2008) at Schowalter Villa He was born March 18, 1914, in Moundridge, the son of Margaretha Regier and Cornelius G. Pankratz. Married Opal C. BITIKOFER in Hesston. Opal preceded him in death on Oct. 24, 2007. Survivors include one son and wife, Gaylon and Lu Ann Pankratz of Larned; two grandsons and wives, Michael and Christine Pankratz of Wichita and David and Kellie Pankratz of Cheney; five great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Daniel, Thomas, Noel and Lily Pankratz; one brother, Elbert Pankratz of Arvada, Colo.; and one sister, Elizabeth Zuercher of Weatherford, Texas. Gilbert was preceded in death by two brothers, Waldo and Ronald Pankratz; and five sisters, Esther Pankratz, Frieda Suderman, Marie Will, Margaret Ash and Fern Ruth.


PANKRATZ, Viola M. (Stucky)

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PARIS, Florence T. (Louthan)

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PATTERSON, Dorothy Jean

b. abt 1924

d. 11 Dec 2008

From Wichita Eagle - Saturday, December 13. 2008

Jansen, Dorothy Jean (Patterson), 84, passed away December 11, 2008. Preceded in death by husband Charles H. JANSEN and sons Larry & David Jansen. Survivors include daughter Jolene Jansen; daughter-in-law Debbie Jansen; sister Darlene Brazill; grandchildren Matthew, Rachel, Nathan, Andrew, Michael (Stacey) & Michelle Jansen; great-grandchildren Maya, Zachary, Alexander & Isaac Jansen


PATTERSON, John William

b. 16 Oct 1923 - Centerville, Kansas

d. 1 Dec 2008 - Garden City, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday, December 3, 2008

GARDEN CITY - John William Patterson, 85, died Dec. 1, 2008, Garden City. Born October 16, 1923. Married Johanna Katherine MEIER. She survives. Other survivors include: son, Michael A.; daughters, Constance A. Ginest, Victoria J. Jones, Paula M. Kinkade, Kathleen E. Herschberger and Johnita M. Patterson; brother, David F.; sister, Mary F. Patterson; 13 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.


PATTON, Eva Ileen

b. 21 Aug 1927

d. 21 Sep 2008 - Scott City, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Tuesday, September 23, 2008

SCOTT CITY - Eva Ileen Nickel, 81, passed away Sept. 21, 2008, at Scott City. She was born Aug. 21, 1927. Married Harold M. NICKEL. He died Oct. 25, 2006. Survivors include: a son, Tim, Garden City; a daughter, Sue Nickel, Scott City; a sister, Hazel Browning, Scott City; two brothers Paul Patton, Caney, and Art Patton, Grand Rapids, Minn.; and a granddaughter, Shauna Pierce, Bartlesville, Okla.


PAYNE, Darlene Marie (Keller)

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PECK, Wilma May (Sohnlein)

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PEISTER, Esther Helen (Schanaman)

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PELZEL, Alphonse

b. 1 Jan 1914 - Catherine, Kansas

d. 12 Dec 2003 - Hays, Ellis County, Kansas

From Great Bend (Kansas) Tribune

Hays - Alphonse "Al" Pelzel , 89, died December 12, 2003, at Hays. He was born January 1, 1914, in Catherine, the son of Leo Pelzel and Sophia Staab. Married Mary A. SCHMIDT at Catherine. She died June 25, 2003. Survivors include 4 sons Leon Pelzel of Hays, Dave Pelzel of Ellsworth, Steve Pelzel of Larned, and Jerry Pelzel of Salina. Also 1 daughter Linda Darnell of Clovis, New Mexico. He is also survived by 2 brothers: William Pelzel of Hays, and James Pelzel of Wichita...and 7 sisters: Beatrice Haas of Hays, Irene Bollig of Hays, Alice Brungardt of Victoria, Clara Hetzel of Wichita, Frances Koester of Wichita, Edna Goetz of Wichita, and Marie Mermis of Great Bend.



b. 9 Mar 1918 - Catherine, Ellis County, Kansas

d. 14 Jun 2008

From Wichita Eagle - Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Goetz, Edna A., 90, retired beautician, passed away Saturday, June 14, 2008. She was preceded in death by her husband Alvin (GOETZ); grandson Alan White; brothers Leo and Alphonse Pelzel; and sister Beatrice Haas. Edna is survived by daughters Linda Grimaldi and Judy White, Overland Park, and Lee Ann Hitzeman, Auburn, WA; brothers William Pelzel, Hays and James Pelzel, Wichita; sisters Alice Brungardt, Victoria, Clara Hetzel, Wichita, Irene Bollig, Hays, Marie Mermis, Great Bend and Frances Koester, Wichita; 5 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Note: Edna is the daughter of Leo S. Pelzel and Sophia Staab.


PELZEL, Joseph John

b. 2 Jun 1899 - Hays, Ellis County, Kansas

d. 17 Mar 1968 - Lake Webster, Rook County, Kansas

From Information Received

Joseph John Pelzel drowned in Lake Webster, Rook County, Kansas. Buried March 21, 1968 in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Hays, Ellis County, Kansas . Married Monica KLAUS . He was survived by his wife, and five children: three sons: Lester Pelzel, Clovis, New Mexico, Robert Pelzel, Florida, Donald Pelzel, Missouri; two daughters: Volda (Issidore) Rohr, Hays, Kansas, and Jeanette (LeRoy J.) Brown, Victoria, Kansas; 17 grandchildren


PELZEL, Josephine (Staab)

See Josephine Staab



b. 1 Jan 1880 - Catherine, Kansas

d. 16 Sep 1966 - Catherine, Ellis County, Kansas

From Great Bend Daily Tribune - September 18, 1966

Hays - - Leo Pelzel, 86, died Friday (16 Sep 1966) at Catherine. Born January 1, 1880, in Catherine. Survivors include the widow Sophia (STAAB), seven daughters: Mrs. Beatrice Haas of Hays, Mrs. William Bollig of Hays, Mrs. Ben Brungardt of Victoria, Mrs. Clarence Mermis of Great Bend, Mrs. Harris Hertzel of Wichita, Mrs. Alvin Goetz of Wichita Mrs. David Koester of Wichita; and four sons: William of Hays, Alphonse of Hays, Leo of Denver, James of Wichita; 46 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren. Note: Leo Pelzl is the son of Johan Franz Pelzl and Amalia Hornisher. Leo was the last child to die.


PELZEL, Marie A. Catherine

b. 2 Apr 1882 - Catherine, Ellis County, Kansas

d. 16 Feb 1921 - Denver, Colorado

From Death Certificate
February 16, 1921: Marie died at 8:15 a.m. in St. Luke's Hospital in Denver.

Note: Maria A. Catherine Pelzel was the only daughter of Johann Franz Pelzl and Amalia

Hornisher. Marie and Michael were married in Denver, Denver County, Colorado on September 29, 1908. Her husband/widower, Michael A. SCHMID, remarried on August 6, 1925, in Denver, Colorado. His 2nd wife was Louise Koch (Mace) the widow of Stuart Garfield Mace. Marie's brother, Alfred Pelzl, had died just 5 weeks previously on January 6, 1921, from pneumonia, in Medicine Lodge, Barber Co., Kansas.


PELZL, Alfred

b. 23 Apr 1888 - Catherine, Ellis County, Kansas

d. 6 Jan 1921 - Medicine Lodge, Barber County, Kansas

From Information Received

Son of Johann Franz Pelzl and Amalia Hornisher. Married Catherine Margaret Schmidt on May 11, 1909. To this union six children were born. A daughter, Alfreda Marie Pelzl was born 2 months after the death of Alfred Pelzl


PELZL, Alphons "Al J."

b. 19 Apr 1910 - Catherine, Kansas

d. 18 Mar 1989 - Wichita, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - April 16, 1989
SHARON - Al J. Pelzl, 78, died March 18, 1989, at Wichita. Born April 19, 1910, at Catherine. Married Elsie WHELAN. Survivors: wife, of the home; daughters, Pat Ridgway, Katie, Texas; Bev Fiegel, Goodland; brother, Bill, Medicine Lodge; sisters, Kathryn Wilson, Wichita; Elfreda Hall. Note: Alphons J. Pelzl was a son of Alfred Pelzl and Catherine Schmidt.


PELZL, Amalia Walter (Hornisher)

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PELZL, Elsie Corrine (Whelan)

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PELZL, Frank A.

b. unk

d. May 20, 1942

From Newspapers - May 20, 1942 and May 28, 1942 -
May 20, 1942 - One Barber county youth was killed and another seriously injured last Wednesday in a car accident on Highway No. 281 between here and Kiowa. The dead boy is Jack Rozelle, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. V. Rozelle of Gerlane, and former Medicine Lodge high school student. Frank Pelzl, only other occupant of the car, is seriously injured. May 28, 1942 - Injuries received in a car accident Thursday May 16, brought death Monday noon to the second Barber county man involved in the wreck. He was Frank A. Pelzl, who died in the Galloway hospital as the result of a brain concussion.
NOTE: Frank A. Pelzl was a son of Alfred Pelzl and Catherine Schmidt.


PELZL, Felix F.

b. abt 1909

d. 28 Dec 1986

From Wichita Eagle - January 1, 1987
Felix F. Pelzl, 78, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 1986. Survivors: brother, Henry of Park Ridge, Ill.; sisters, Dorothy Probst of Kingman, Mary Kidwell of Falls Church, Va., Ida Trowbridge of LaPlata, Maryland.
NOTE: Felix was a son and one of the 10 children of Henry Pelzl and Agnes Walter.


PELZL, Henry

b. 4 Oct 1872 - Austria -

d. 22 Oct 1938 - Cunningham, Kingman County, Kansas

From Information Received

Married Agnes Walter on February 12, 1895, in Catherine, Ellis County, Kansas To this union ten children were born. Buried in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cunningham, Kingman County, Kansas. Note: Son of Johann Franz Pelzl and Amalia Hornisher


PELZL, Johann Franz

b. 15 Sep 1949 - Olomouc (Olmuetz) Moravia

d. 20 Aug 1889 - Catherine, Kansas

From The Republican - Ellis County, Kansas
August 24, 1889 (Saturday) - "John Pelzl, of Catherine, died at his home last Tuesday morning from paralysis." Note: Married Amalia Hornisher. His sons, Leo and Henry Pelzl craved their father's headstone. It is in the last row (second stone) in the old section of the cemetery in Catherine, Ellis County, Kansas.


PELZL, Rose E. (Weber)

See Rose E. Weber


PELZL, William

b. 20 Mar 1875 - Magyarorosc, Austria

d. 26 December 1941 - Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas

From Lawrence Kansas newspaper - December 26, 1941

William Pelzl, aged 66, died this morning at his home. He is survived by his wife Josephine (STAAB), four sons John and Clarence of Davenport, Iowa; Joe of Hays, and William Jr. now doing construction work for the government in Honolulu; and two daughters, Irene of Kansas City, Missouri, and Mrs. Lydia Ruder of Hays; thirteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Note: William Pelzl was the son of Johan Franz Pelzl and Amalia Hornisher. There was some controversy as to where William was born. Some of the Federal Census show that he was born in Kansas, but Birth Certificate and World War I Draft Registrtation papers disclose he was born in Austria. He died 5 months after his mother.


PELZL, William Henry

b. 26 May 1914 - Medicine Lodge, Kansas

d. 1 Feb 1990 - Medicine Lodge, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - April 16, 1990

Feb 2, 1990 William Henry Pelzl - MEDICINE LODGE -William Henry Pelzl, 75, died Feb. 1, 1990, at rural Medicine Lodge. He was born May 26, 1914, at rural Medicine Lodge, the son of Alfred and Catherine Schmidt Pelzl. He married Ethel Florence PATTERSON at Sharon. She survives. Other survivors include: a son, LeRoy...


PENNER, Agatha

b. 29 Feb 1916

d. 30 Apr 2008

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Friday, May 2, 2008

HESSTON - Agatha Penner Nightengale Wohlgemuth, 92, died April 30, 2008. Born Feb. 29, 1916, to Jakob and Susanna Penner. Married Walter NIGHTENGALE. In November 1980, she married William (Bill) WOHLGEMUTH. He died in November 2005. Survivors: son, Larry; daughter, Carolyn Kuter; two sisters, Esther Wichert, Evelyn Toews; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Bill's family: Loretta and Thomas Lee, Violet and William Dick and Willis and Lucinda Wohlgemuth, eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.


PENNER, Candace Eileen (Blaker)

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PENNER, Dorothy Darlene

b. 9 Nov 1932 - Clinton, Oklahoma -

d. 19 Feb 2005- Inola, Oklahoma

From Musgrove Merritt Smith Funeral Home - Claremore, Oklahoma

Service For: Dorothy Darlene Janz - Date of Service: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, February22, 2005

Location of Service: Eden Mennonite Church, Inola - Location of Burial: Eden Mennonite Cemetery, Inola - Viewing Information: Visitation will be Mon., 1-8 p.m. at the funeral home, and the family will greet friends 6-8 p.m. Family Request for: In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Mennonite Women for their missions support. Dorothy Darlene Janz, 72, passed away on Sat., Feb. 19, 2005. Dorothy was born November 9, 1932, in Clinton, OK, to Jacob and Anita (Schroeder) Penner. Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents; sister, Ruth Voth of Newton, KS; brother, John Penner of Clinton; and granddaughter, Julianne Janz of Inola.  Married to Joe JANZ of Inola. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Joe Janz; children: Rosalie Walton and husband, Scott of Inola, Daniel Janz of Tulsa, David Janz and wife, Miharti of Claremore, Gloria Janz of Tulsa, and Dale Janz and wife, Angela of Inola; grandchildren: Matt and Joe Walton, Rachel Crane and husband, Pistal, Hunter, Jordan, Brielle, and LoriAnne Janz; great-grandchild, Gage Crane; and many nieces and nephews. 



b. 15 Jul 1913 - Beatrice, Nebraska

d. 21 Aug 2008 - Newton, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Sunday, August 24, 2008

NORTH NEWTON - Erna E. Penner, 95, died Aug. 21, 2008, at Kidron Bethel Health Care, North Newton. Born July 15, 1913, in Beatrice, Neb., the daughter of Daniel David and Sara Wiebe Penner.
Survivors include: brothers, Clyde and Lois Penner, and Herbert and Jo Penner; a sister-in-law, Elda Penner; and several nieces and nephews



b. 15 Jul 1913 - Beatrice, Nebraska

d. 21 Aug 2008 - Newton, Kansas

From Newton Kansan - Tuesday, August 24, 2008

NORTH NEWTON — Erna E. Penner, 95, passed away Thursday (Aug. 21, 2008) in North Newton. She was born July 15, 1913, in Beatrice, Neb., to Daniel David and Sara (Wiebe) Penner. They preceded her in death. She was the librarian for Kansas City Community College, where she retired in 1983. Survivors include brothers, Clyde and Lois Penner of Littleton, Colo., and Herbert and Jo Penner of Omaha, Neb.; sister-in-law, Elda Penner of North Newton; and several nieces and nephews. She also was preceded in death by brothers, Orville Penner, Donald W. Penner and Paul E. Penner; and sister, Geraldine Coffman.


PENNER, Myrtle B. (Bunch)

See Myrtle B. Bunch


PENNER, Nancy (Neufeld)

See Nancy Neufeld


PENNER, Philip Bryan

b. abt 1978

d. 16 Jun 2008

From Wichita Eagle - Thursday, June 19, 2008

McPHERSON - Penner, Philip Bryan, 30, died June 16, 2008. Survivors: wife, Esther; daughter, Anna; parents, Rich and Eldora; his brother, Matt; grandmother, Amanda Ewert. Memorial service 6 p.m. Sunday, June 29, First Baptist Church, McPherson.


PENNER, Philip Bryan

b. 9 Dec 1978

d. 16 Jun 2008 - Bandung, Indonesia

From Hillsboro Star Journal - June 25, 2008

Philip Bryan Penner, 30, of Chicago, Ill., died June 16, 2008, in Bandung, Indonesia. Born Dec. 9, 1978, he was the son of Rich and Eldora Penner. Survivors include his wife, Esther Penner of Chicago, Ill.; daughter, Anna Penner of Chicago, Ill.; parents, Rich and Eldora Penner of McPherson; brother, Matt Penner; and grandmother, Amanda Ewert of Hillsboro. He was preceded in death by grandparents, John Eewert, Dan Penner, and Marlys Penner. Funeral services were conducted Sunday at Chicago, Ill.



b.17 Mar 1896 - Peabody, Kansas

d. 13 May 1989

From Enid Morning News - May 14, 1989

KELLY, SARAH (PENNER-NUSZ) 1896-1989 - The funeral for Sarah Nusz-Kelly, 93, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Laduasu-Evans Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Church of God Cemetery at Fairview, Oklahoma, May 15th, 1989. Sarah Penner was born March 17th, 1896 in Peabody, Kansas and died Friday, May 13th, 1989 at St. Mary's Hospital after a period of ill health. She came to Oklahoma with her parents, settling at Fairview. In 1941, she married John NUSZ. He died in August 1968. In 1970, she married Earl KELLY. Surviving are her husband; five daughters: Olevia Milligan of Enid, Oklahoma; Katherine Dyck of Corn, Oklahoma; Sarah Koop of Howard, Kansas; Hannah James of Pond Creek, Oklahoma; and Ruth Blackwood of Tulsa, Oklahoma; four sons: Albert Nusz of Conway Springs, Kansas; John Nusz of Longton, Kansas; Pete Nusz of Rose Hill, Kansas; and Adam Nusz of Wellington, Kansas; one brother: Abe Penner of Shawnee, Oklahoma; one sister: Elizabeth Martin of Fairview, Oklahoma; 30 grandchildren; 59 great grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Note: Nusz family ancestral home is Dobrinka. The Penner family was from Molotschna,S.Russia.



b. 2 Apr 1929

d. 27 Jul 2008

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Tuesday, July 29, 2008

DODGE CITY - Chester L Pennington, 79, died July 27, 2008. Born April 2, 1929, to Charles Alden and Ruth Edna (Gardner) Pennington. Survivors include: wife, Virginia V. CLINTON; three brothers, Harold Pennington, David Pennington and Rubie, Ronnie Pennington and Sarah; two sisters, Dorothy Wagner and Willis, Thelma Denton and Ed; one sister-in-law, Vivian Clinton; and several nieces and nephews.



b. abt 1922

d. 23 Jun 2008

From Wichita Eagle - June 24, 2008
Pennington, Morris W., 86, retired De Coursey's Dairy delivery man, passed away June 23, 2008. Services pending with Hillside Funeral Home East.


PENROSE, Linda Ann

b. 4 Jan 1953 - Elkhart, Indiana

d. 5 Dec 2008 - Lyons, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Sunday, December 7, 2008

LYONS - Linda Ann Miller, 55, died Dec. 5, 2008, in Lyons. Born Jan. 4, 1953, in Elkhart, Ind., the daughter of Lloyd and Altna Shoemaker Penrose. Survivors include: sons, Jason and Charlie; daughters, Amie Miller and Sara Miller; her mother, Altna "Effie" Penrose; a brother, Jay Penrose; a sister, Peg Minster; and five grandchildren, Katie Miller, Matthew Miller, Cain Rush, Amanda Mefford and Kenny Mefford. She was preceded in death by her father.



b. abt 1918

d. 11 June 2007 - Denver, Colorado

From Denver Newspaper - June 13, 2007

Ann M. (Perito) Heinze, 89, of Denver, died June 11, 2007. Her husband, Joseph, preceded her in death and numerous nieces and nephews survive her.


PETERS, Frank W.

b. 13 Feb 1916

d. 21 Nov 2008 - Hillsboro, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Sunday, November 25, 2008

HILLSBORO - Frank W. Peters, 92, died Nov. 21, 2008, in Hillsboro. Born Feb. 13, 1916. Married Martha FRANZ. She died in 1993. Survivors include: son, Virgil F. and Kay Lani; daughters, Neoma and Les Flaming, and Viola and Ray Lohrentz; sister, Elsie Penner; 15 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by brothers, Abe W., Jake W., Ernie W., and Menno W. Peters.


PETERS, Frank W.

b. 13 Feb 1916 - Inman, Kansas

d. 21 Nov 2008 - Hillsboro, Kansas

From Salina Journal - Sunday, November 25, 2008

HILLSBORO -- Frank W. Peters, 92, died Nov. 21, 2008. Born Feb. 13, 1916, in Inman to Jacob and Katie (Warkentin) Peters. Preceded in death by: wife, Martha; brothers, Abe, Jake, Ernie and Menno; and sisters, Minnie Hagen. Survivors: son, Virgil (Kay Lani), Colorado Springs, Colo.; daughters, Neoma (Les) Flaming, rural Hillsboro, and Viola (Ray) Lohrentz, Hillsboro; sister, Elsie Penner, Medora; 15 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.


PETERSON, Hazel Bell (Hoag)

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PETREY, Wilma J.

b. 30 Apr 1929

d. 24 Nov 2008 - Windsor, Colorado

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Thursday, November 27, 2008

WINDSOR, Colo. - Wilma J. Petrey Goering Wilber, 88, died Nov. 24, 2008, at Windsor, Colo. She was born April 30, 1929, the daughter of Charles and Ruth Spence Petrey. Married Waldo GOERING. She later married Charlie WILBER in 1961. He died in 1977. Survivors include: sons, Steve and Scott Goering; sister, Virginia Voshell; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

PETREY, Wilma J.

b. 30 Apr 1920 - West Plains, Missouri

d. 24 Nov 2008 - Windsor, Colorado

From Salina Journal - Thursday, November 25, 2008

WINDSOR, Colo. — Wilma J. (Petrey) Goering Wilber, 88, Windsor, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2008. Born April 30, 1920, in West Plains, Mo., to Charles and Ruth (Spence) Petrey. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie WILBER, in 1977. Survivors include sons, Steve and wife Jan, of Flagler, and Scott and wife Kathy, of Windsor; a sister, Virginia Voshell, of Oregon; four grandchildren; and six great-grand-children.


PETTIT, Edith L. Hatcher Schmidt (Evans)

See Edith L. Evans


PETTY, Betty M. (Mossman)

See Betty Mossman



b. 31 Dec 1911 - Munjor, Kansas

d. 9 Aug 2008 - Kansas City, Missouri

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Saturday, August 16, 2008

Philomena Franz, 96, passed away at St. Joseph Carondelet Manor in Kansas City, Mo., on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008. Philomena was born in Munjor, Kan., on Dec. 31, 1911, and raised in Ness City, Kan. She was the daughter of Francis and Rosa (Kronawitter) Pfannenstiel. She married Otto FRANZ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Otto, in Nov. 1979, an infant son, William, in 1938, three brothers, Linus, Alfonse and Richard Pfannenstiel, two sisters, Mary Weilert and Anna Droste Harper, and a step-granddaughter, Vickie Nagy. Survived by two daughters, Norma (Jack) Nixon, San Rafael, Calif., Helen Dasta, Kansas City, Mo.; three sons, Donald (Mary), West Patterson, N.J., Edward, Independence, Mo., and Ralph, Gahanna, Ohio; three sisters, Dorothy (Charlie) Pritchett, Wills Point, Texas; and Sisters Loyola and Augusta Pfannenstiel of the Precious Blood Convent in Wichita; 24 grandchildren; and 27 great-grand-children.



b. abt 1933

d. 5 Sep 2008 - Wichita, Kansas

From Wichita Eagle - Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Pfannenstiel, Zelma "Bonnie", 75, passed away on Friday, September 5, 2008. She was preceded in death by her daughter; Cynthia Pfannenstiel. Bonnie is survived by her long time companion; Robert PFANNENSTIEL, children; Lydia M. Thatcher, Christine Pfannenstiel, and Robert Pfannenstiel, II, sister; Patricia Barnett, and 3 grandchildren; Trevor Thatcher, Calvin James Pfannenstiel, and Derrick Pfannenstiel.


PFAUTZ, Alma L. (Fritsch)

See Alma L. Fritsch


PFEIFER, Anna (Schreiner)

See Anna Schreiner


PFEIFFER, Abi P. Watson (Weitzel)

See Abi P. Weitzel



b. 7 Dec 1939 - Hays, Kansas

d. 17 Jul 2008 - Wichita, Kansas

From Wichita Eagle - Friday, July 18, 2008

Pfeifer, Bernie, 68, of Wichita, KS, passed away July 17, 2008. Born December 7, 1939 in Hays. Funeral services will be held Monday, July 21 at 10 am. at St. Peter's Catholic Church, Schulte.


PFEIFER, Eleanor Julia Spiess (Neuberger)

See Eleanor Neuberger


PFEIFER, Irene (Dinges)

See Irene Dinges



b. 14 Oct 1929 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

d. 6 Jul 2008 - Craig, Colorado

From Scottsbluff Star Herald , Scottsbluff, NE - 12 Jul 2008

CRAIG, Colo. - Mary Ann (Pfenning) Tyser, 78, died July 6, 2008, in Craig, Colo.
Mary Ann was born Oct. 14, 1929, to John and Marie Pfenning on the Smith farm in the Lake Alice community north of Scottsbluff. Married Myron TYSER July 23, 1950, in Scottsbluff. Survivors include her son, Richard Tyser of Craig; brother, Donavon (Ruth) Pfenning of Scottsbluff; two nephews and a niece and their families; and several cousins. Her husband, Myron, father, John, and mother, Marie preceded her in death.


PFIEFFER, Elizabeth Marie (Lehman)

See Elizabeth Marie Lehman



b. 21 Apr 1932 - Ellsworth, Kansas

d. 28 Jul 2008 - Ellsworth, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday, July 30, 2008

ELLSWORTH - LeRoy E. Pflughoeft, 76, died July 28, 2008, in Ellsworth. Born April 21, 1932, at Ellsworth, to Henry and Laura Haase Pflughoeft. Married Mary Lou PETERMAN. She survives. Other survivors include: sons, Roy, Sterling, Craig, McPherson, Kelly, Salina; daughter, Pamela Kaspar, Ellinwood; brothers, Raymond, Lyons, Kenneth, Ellsworth; sisters, Irene Orsak, Colorado Springs, Colo., Viola Richards, Ellsworth; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.


PIEL, Juhree Gayle

b. 14 Mar 1939 - Cushing, Oklahoma

d. 2 Dec 2008

From Enid News and Eagle, Enid, Ok - 12-4-08

Enid, OK —Juhree Gayle Piel Bisel - Born March 14, 1939. Passed away on Dec. 2, 2008, at the age of 69. Her parents were Ewalt H. and Chloris Bettie Sargent Piel. Married to George W. BISEL. Juhree was a stepmother to George’s children, Theresa, Kelly and Neal. Due to poor health, Juhree moved to Summit Living Center in May of 2007. Juhree was preceded in death by her parents, Ewalt and Chloris Piel.

She is survived by her husband, George of the home; stepchildren, Theresa and husband, Mike Wiggens, of Tulsa, Kelly and wife, Karen Bisel of Chandler, and Neal and wife, Leigh Anne Bisel of Okeene; grandchildren, Lindi Wiggens, Bret Bisel, Josh Roberts, Cassandra, Jeremiah and Jessica Bisel, Brooke and Brittany Bisel; great-granddaughter, Celeste; two nephews, Shawn Piel and wife, Karen, and their daughter, Morgan, and Corey Piel and wife, Deamber, and their daughter, Chloe.



b. abt 1922 - Cawker City, Kansas

d. 10 Aug 2008 - Beloit, Kansas

From Salina Journal - Wednesday, August 2008

CAWKER CITY -- John "Jack" Pirotte, 86, Cawker City, died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008. Survivors include his wife, Nadine, of the home; two sons, Steven, Denver, NC, and Scott, Phillipsburg; two daughters, Sherry Brungardt, Norman, OK, and Kathy Heinze, Luray; two sisters, Mary Koch, Cawker City, and Catherine Odle, Glen Elder; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.


PIROTTE, John Francis

b. 29 Sep 1921 - Cawker City, Kansas

d. 10 Aug 2008 - Beloit, Kansas

From Lucas-Sylvan News - Thursday, August 14, 2008

John Francis "Jack" Pirotte was born September 29, 1921, in Cawker City, Kansas, the son of Matt and Josehine Sahlfeld Pirotte. He died early Sunday, August 10, 2008, in Beloit, Kansas at the age of 86 years, 10 months, and 11 Days. Married Nadine COOK. Four children were born to this union. Jack was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters; two brothers, and one great-grandson. He is survived by his wife, Nadine, of the home; two daughters, Sherry Brungardt and husband Lou of Norman, Oklahoma, and Kathy Heinze and husband Greg of Luray, Kansas; two sons, Steve Pirotte and wife Marlene of Denver, North Carolina, and Scott Pirotte and wife Mary of Phillipsburg; two sisters, Mary Koch of Cawker City and Catherine Odle of Glen Elder; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends



PITTS, Forest Marion

b. 13 Jul 1924

d. 15 Nov 2003

From Information Received

Preceded in death by mother, Oliva Haffner Pitts, father, Marion Pitts, wife, Twyla Knopfel Pitts, son, David Leroy Pitts. Survived by daughter Shyril Pitts Sayre, grandchildren, Margaret Renee, Christopher, and Andrew, plus one great-grandchild, Amanda.



b. 1 Apr 1927 - Cleveland, Ohio

d. 31 May 2008 - Salina, Kansas

From Salina Journal - Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Betty Jo Diehl, 81, of Salina died Saturday, May 31, 2008. Born April 1, 1927, in Cleveland, Ohio.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard (DIEHL); daughter, Sally J. Mascorro; brother, Matthew Platten; sister, Julie Platten; and her parents, Grace M. (Murphy) and Philip Platten. Survivors include children, Nancy Diehl, Overland Park, Susan Kollhoff, Salina, Joan Diehl Kennedy (Chris), Leawood, Richard Diehl (Jane), Littleton, Colorado, and Robert Diehl (Chrissie), Prairie Village; grandchildren, David Kollhoff, John Kollhoff (Sue), Megan Mascorro Jackson (Nathan), Katie Kollhoff, Richard Diehl III, Kristen Mascorro, Mary Kollhoff, Lesa Mascorro, Sean Kennedy, Joseph Kollhoff, Melissa Diehl, Patrick Kennedy, Stephanie Diehl, Katherine Diehl, Michael Kennedy, Mary Grace Diehl, Thomas Diehl and Henry Diehl; great-granddaughter, Amaya Jackson; sisters, Mary Grace Gabriel (John), Strongsville, OH, and Helen Radigan (James), Mentor, OH; and brother, Charles Platten, Phoenix, AZ.

POLEN, Virginia

b. 9 Feb 1924 - Marietta, Ohio

d. 30 Aug 2008 - Great Bend, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Sunday, August 31, 2008

ELLINWOOD - Virginia Polen Galyardt, 84, died Aug. 30, 2008, at Great Bend. Born Feb. 9, 1924, Marietta, Ohio. Married Milton GALYARDT. He died Dec. 10, 1990. Survivors include: daughters, Judith and Orville Schartz, and Linda Rowe; five grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Burial will be in Lakin-Comanche District Cemetery. Memorials may be sent the Virginia Galyardt Memorial Fund, in care of the funeral home.


POLEN, Virginia

b. 9 Feb 1924 - Marietta, Ohio

d. 30 Aug 2008 - Great Bend, Kansas

From Great Bend (Kan) Tribune - Sunday, August 31, 2008

ELLINWOOD — Virginia Polen Galyardt, 84, died Aug. 30 (2008) in Great Bend.

Born Feb. 9, 1924, at Marietta, Ohio, the daughter of Clem and Eva Herbers Polen. Married Milton GALYARDT. He died on Dec. 10, 1990. Survivors include two daughters, Judith Schartz and Linda Rowe, both of Ellinwood; five grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the United Methodist Church in Ellinwood.


POPP, Alma Leona

b. 15 Oct 1922 - Bison, Kansas

d. 14 May 2008 - Arlington Heights, Illinois

From Great Bend (Kan) Tribune - May 25, 2008

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — Alma Leona (Popp) Lech, 85, of Arlington Heights, Ill., passed away on May 14 (2008). Born Oct. 15, 1922, in Bison, she was the daughter of Henry and Mary (Leinweber) Popp. Married Edward Lech on Jan. 29, 1949. He survives. She is survived by her husband, Ed, of the home; daughter, Suzanne Deahr of Arlington Heights; two granddaughters, Julie and Jeff Ivens and Jessica Deahr, both of Arlington Heights; three sisters, Geneva Steinert, Ruby Wells and Betty Wiziarde, all of Great Bend; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; son-in-law, Dennis Deahr; three brothers, Walter Popp, Elmer Popp and Richard Popp; and a sister, Virginia Azzaro.


POTTER, Louise M. (Elton)

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POWERS, Billie Jean

b. abt 1923

d. 10 May 2008

From Wichita Eagle - Monday, May 12, 2008

Schwemmer, Billie Jean (Powers), 85, died May 10, 2008. Preceded in death by husband, Arnold. Survivors: sons, Jerry, Springfield MO; Mike (Becky); Grandson Kasey; Pat O'Quinn who was like a daughter, all of Wichita.


PRESTER, Helen Lee

b. 3 Feb 1934 - Dorrance, Kansas

d. 1 Nov 2008

From Salina Journal - Friday, November 7, 2008

LUCAS -- Helen Lee (Prester) Bates, 74, died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008. Born Feb. 3, 1934, in Dorrance. She was preceded in death by her son, Steven, in 1956. Survivors include her husband, Dean, Lucas; sons, Alan and wife Judy, Kensington, and Jerry and wife Jennifer, Lucas; daughter, Beth Ann and husband Bob Wilson, Lucas; brother, Harold Prester, Wichita; sister, Mary Ann Steinle, Desoto; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.


PRESTER, Helen Lee

b. 3 Feb 1934 - Dorrance, Kansas d. 1 Nov 2008 - Kensington, Kansas

From Lucas-Sylvan News - Thursday, November 6, 2008

Helen Lee Bates, 74 of Lucas, Kansas, passed away Saturday, November 1, 2008. Born

February 3, 1934 in Dorrance, Kansas, Helen was the fourth child of Fred and Elizabeth (Milberger) Prester. Married Wilbur Dean BATES in Tucumcari, New Mexico (they shared their lives together for more than 52 years). To this union were born four children: Stephen Wayne, Alan Dean, Jerry Lee, and Beth Ann. Helen is preceded in death by her parents, two sisters: Bernice Tobias and Ruth Rhodes, and infant son, Steven and infant granddaughter, Katherine. She leaves to mourn her passing, her husband, Wilbur Dean, of he home, sons: Alan (Judy) Bates, Kensington, Kansas, Jerry (Jennifer) Bates, Lucas, Kansas, daughter, Beth (Bob) Wilson, Lucas, Kansas; grandchildren and great-grandchildren: Christopher (Elyse) and Jackson Gates, Donnelly, Idaho, Amanda Bates, Olathe, Kansas, Krystal ( Jeremy) and Kaitlyn Rothe, Phillipsburg, Kansas, William (Lucy) Patton and Taylor, Alexis (Ward), Tierra, Dakota (Ward), Taytem, Chas, Kansas, Amy (Daniel) Hernandez and unborn Zachery, Olathe, Kansas, Jerra and Summer Bates, Lucas, Kansas; a brother Harold (Betty) Prester, Wichita, Kansas, and a sister, Mary Ann Steinle, De Soto, Kansas, along with other family members and numerous friends


PRESTER, Kathren Elizabeth

b. 25 Mar 1912 - Minatare, Nebraska

d. 8 Aug 2008 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

From Scottsbluff Star Herald , Scottsbluff, NE - 12 Aug 2008

Kathren Elizabeth (Prester) Weideman, 96, of Scottsbluff passed away, Friday, Aug. 8, 2008. Kathren was born March 25, 1912, in Minatare to George Sr. and Anna (Brill) Prester. Married Alexsander WEIDEMAN in Scottsbluff. They had three children: Shirley, Leland and Glenda. Kathren is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Leland and Dona Weideman of Scottsbluff; grandchildren, Judy (Mike) Yost of Lincoln, Ivan Schooler of Cheyenne, Wyo., Kenneth (Linda) Schooler of Gering, Debra (Jim) Kasza of Gering, Leanne Powell of Gering, Michael (Stacy) Weideman of Scottsbluff, Melvin, Kevin, Dustin, and Jimmy of Colorado, and Jennifer, Melville and Brian Douglas of Scottsbluff; great-grandchildren, Shandra and Kayla Yost of Lincoln, Mathew Schooler of Wyoming, Jeremy Kasza of Gering, Tiffany (Justin) Thompson of Gering, Ann Powell (fiancé Evan Engelhaupt) of Scottsbluff, Nancy Powell of Gering, Michael Bilby, Garet Weideman and Amber Weideman of Bayard, and Kayla and Alyssa Weideman of Scottsbluff; great-great-grandchildren, Ashlee Steyer of Scottsbluff, Cameron Powell of Gering, and Kayleigh Morgan of Scottsbluff; along with many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Alexsander; daughters, Shirley and Glenda; brothers and sisters-in-law, George (Molly) Prester, Fred (Katherine) Prester, Henry Prester and Walter (Frieda) Pester; sisters and brothers-in-law, Eva (Henry) Robertus and Anna (Adam) Brown; grandson, Stevie Douglas; great-grandson, Larry Powell Jr.; along with numerous in-laws, nieces and nephews.


PRICE, Mable L. (Schenk)

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PRIEB, Hulda (Friesen)

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PRIEB, Hulda

b. abt 1915

d. 14 Jun 2008

From Wichita Eagle, Monday, June 15, 2008

INMAN - Prieb, Hulda, 93, died June 14, 2008. Survivors: son, Charles (Naomi); sister, Katherine Penner; sister-in-laws, Maryy Ann Friesen, Rosella Prieb; 4 grandchildren; 1 great-grandson.


PRINZ, Adolf O.

b. 9 Feb 1921 - Saarbruecken, Germany

d. 1 May 2008 - Hays, Kansas

From Salina Journal - Friday, May 2, 2008
HAYS -- Adolf O. Prinz, 87, died Thursday, May 1, 2008. Born Feb. 9, 1921, in Saarbruecken, Germany, to Jakob and Franziska (Greene) Prinz. Survivors: wife, Anna Prinz, of the home; son, Hans Werner Prinz, Saarbruecken, Germany; daughter, Dona Patterson, Victoria; brother, Guenter Prinz, Saarbruecken; sister, Margot Scholl, Saarbrueeken; 4 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren.


PRITZ, Alberta M. (Ulrich)

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b. Unknown

d. 8 Jun 2008

From Wichita Eagle - Tuesday, June 10, 2008

MARION - Haas, Naomi W. (Procknau), died June 8, 2008. Survivors: daughters, Doris Herbert of Ft. Worth, Texas, Donna Britton of Quast, N.M.; sister, Wilma Peters of Newton; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren.