TAVES, Gail F. (Kaufman)

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b. 26 Jan 1920 - Indian Hills, Chugwater, Wyo.

d. 1 Jun 2008 - Mitchell, Nebraska

From Scottsbluff Star Herald, Scottsbluff, NE - 5 Jun 2008

MITCHELL - John C. Teeters, 88, died at the Mitchell Care Center on June 1, 2008. John was born January 26, 1920 at Indian Hills near Chugwater, Wyo. the son of Merle and Amalda (Wolam) Teeters. Married Lillian ERNST in Torrington. Survivors include his wife, Lillian of Mitchell; son, Ron Teeters of Camp Verde, Ariz.; daughter, Carolyn Teeters of Torrington; sisters, Lauree Johnston of Cheyenne, Wyo. Dorothy Newton of Torrington, and Berthena Standifer of Phoenix, Ariz.; brother, Joel Teeters of Lingle, Wyo.; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Preceding him in death were his parents; a loving son, Tom, killed in a car accident near Rawlins, Wyo. coming home from the army; and a grandson, Joshua Sandusky.


TEETERS, Lillian Irene (Ernst)

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TETER, Melvin C.

b. 4 Sep 1917 - Hutchinson, Kansas -

d. 12 Oct 2008 - Buhler, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Melvin C. "Mutt" Teter, 91, died Oct. 12, 2008, at the Buhler Sunshine Home. He was born Sept. 4, 1917, in Hutchinson, the son of Jesse and Amy Blanche Hegarty Teter. Married Norma SCHAMBACHER in Hutchinson. She died Sept. 21, 2000. Survivors include: three sons, Richard, Wichita, Dennis, Hutchinson, and Douglas, Hutchinson; a daughter, Peggy Moffett, Hutchinson; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Billy, a brother, Chester, and a sister, Loretta.


THARP, Helen G. Bailey (Siebert)

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b. 18 Jun 1918 - Whitewater, Kansas

d. 24 Jun 2008 - Lafontaine, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Thursday, June 26, 2008

FREDONIA - Alfred Thiessen, 90 died June 24, 2008. Born June 18, 1918, in Whitewater, son of Henry and Lydia Jantz Thiessen. Married Lucena SEIBEL in Fredonia. She survives. Other survivors include: son, Larry, Galva; daughters, Judy Wolfe, Newton, Carol Sachse, Garland; brothers, Dan Thiessen, Independence, Edwin Thiessen, Independence; sister, Elfrida Howard, Independence; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.


THIESSEN, Elizabeth C.

b. 19 Oct 1916 - McPherson County, Kansas

d. 21 Jun 2008 - Inman, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Sunday June 22, 2008

INMAN - Elizabeth C. Thiessen, 91, passed away on June 21, 2008, at Inman. Born October 19, 1916, in McPherson County, Kansas, the daughter of Dietrich and Anna Dick Thiessen. She is survived by: a brother, Adolph Thiessen, Inman; a sister, Hilda Vogt, Hillsboro; five nieces; and three nephews.



b. 11 Jul 1914

d. 14 Jul 2008 - Buhler, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Tuesday, July 15, 2008

BUHLER - Emma L. Thiessen, 94, passed away July 14, 2008, aT Buhler. She was born July 11, 1914. Married Abraham D. "Ave" THIESSEN in Buhler. He passed away on October 22, 1997. Survivors include: a son, Fred Navarro, San Antonio; four daughters, Annie Yoder, Yoder, Phyllis Pebley, Inman, Bonnie Danner, and Helen Lewis, both of Buhler; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchildren.


THIESSEN, Helen J. (Warkentin)

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b. 27 Jun 1914

d. 20 Aug 2008

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Friday, August 22, 2008

LEHIGH - Isaac F. Thiessen, 95, died Aug. 20, 2008. Married Helen WARKENTIN. She died in 2008. Survivors include: son, Paul and Ella Mae, Wichita; daughters, Joyce and Gerald Kessler, and Arlene Schale, both of Hillsboro; Carol and Ken Geabhart, Newton, Karen and Bryce York, Prairie Village; brother, Menno Thiessen, Inman; sister, Barbara Wohlgemuth Franz, Wichita; 16 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Service 4 p.m. Sunday at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church, Hillsboro. Burial 3 p.m. Sunday at the Springfield Cemetery, rural Hillsboro. Visitation 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Jost Funeral Home, Hillsboro. Memorials to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice or Parkview M.B. Church. (From SSDI records for - HELEN J. THIESSEN 27 Jun 1914 16 Jul 2008 (V) 67073 (Lehigh, Marion, KS) )



b. 18 Oct 1912 - Inman, Kansas

d. 20 Aug 2008

From Salina Journal - Saturday, August 23, 2008

LEHIGH -- Isaac F. Thiessen, 95, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008. Born Oct. 18, 1912, in Inman to the late Dietrich and Agnes Friesen Thiessen. Preceded in death by wife, Helen (WARKENTIN), in 2008. Survivors: son, Paul and wife Ella, Wichita; daughters, Joyce and husband Gerald Kessler, Hillsboro, Arlene Schale, Hillsboro, Carol and husband Ken Geabhart, Newton, and Karen and husband Bryce York, Prairie Village; brother, Menno, Inman; sister, Barbara Wohlgemuth Franz, Wichita; 16 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.



b. 25 Apr 1890 - Olypias, Greece

d. Nov 1980 - Enid, Oklahoma

From Enid News - November 18, 1980

THOMAS, ANDY 1890-1980 - Andy Thomas, 90, died late Tuesday in a local hospital. Thomas was born April 25, 1890 in Olypias, Greece. At the age of 13, he came to the United States and worked his way from New York to Watonga where he met Mr. & Mrs. White who raised him as their son. Married Rae NUSZ in Enid. Thomas became an American Citizen in 1950. Survivors include his wife, Rae; one son, Jim, Oklahoma City; four grandchildren; and one great granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his parents, a son and several brothers and sisters. As printed in the Enid News, November 18, 1980, Enid, Garfield County, Oklahoma Note: Rae Nusz--Rachel Nusz daughter of Andrew Nusz and Lydia Lehr. Granddaughter of Georg Peter Nusz and Mary Catherine Wolf . Both Andrew and his father George Peter were born in Dobrinka, Saratov, Volga, Russia.


THOMAS, Edna May

b. 3 Feb 1919 - Tangier, Oklahoma

d. 9 Nov 2008

From Enid News - Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Enid, Ok — The graveside service for Edna May Thomas Laubhan, 89, of Woodward, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008. She was born Feb. 3, 1919, in Tangier to James Wesley and Beulah Amy Bodwell Thomas and died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2008, at Grace Living Center. Surviving are one daughter, LaVoinne Stricker of Woodward; one son, A..J. Laubhan of Woodward; one sister, Laura Evalyn Stevens of Woodward; three grandchildren; and one great-grandson. She was preceded in death by two sisters.


THOMAS, Pamela S. Hershfeldt (Martin)

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THOMAS, Rachel Rae (Nusz)

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 THOMAS, Ruth LaVern

b. 7 Nov 1926 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

d. 8 Nov 2008 - Bayard, Nebraska

From The Star-Herald, Scottsbluff - 11/12/2008

Ruth LaVern Foos, 82, of Scottsbluff, died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2008. Ruth was born Nov. 7, 1926, in Scottsbluff to Archie and Mollie (Louthan) Thomas. Married Reuben FOOS . She is survived by her daughter, Sharon Kay Eberhardt of Bayard; her son, Steven Reuben and his wife Donna Foos of Scottsbluff; step-grandchildren, Dale Lee McEntee and Stacey Nichole McEntee, both of Egan, La.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Her parents; her husband, Reu-ben; son-in-law, Terry Eberhardt; brothers, Frankie, Bill, Dick, Roy and George Thomas; sisters, Toots Greenlee, Nora Keller, Mary Fulk and Ideal Hawkins; and numerous nieces and nephews preceded Ruth in death.


THRASHER, Edna M. (Goetz)

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THROP, Sabra Rachel

b. 25 Mar 1971 - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

d. 22 Oct 2008 - Edmond, Oklahoma

From Enid News & Eagle-Enid, OK - 10-24-2008

Enid, OK — Sabra Rachel Thorp, 37, of Edmond, passed away Oct. 22, 2008. She was born March 25, 1971, in Oklahoma City to Hollis and Pam Davis Thorp and died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008, at her home. Surviving are three daughters, Ashley, Olivia and Sophie Thorp-Funk, all of Fairview; her parents, Hollis and Pam Thorp of Fairview; and one brother, Jim Thorp of Royal Oak, Mich.


TIMBERS, Opal Irene

b. 30 Mar 1909 - Osborne, Kansas

d. 24 May 2008 - Salina, Kansas

From Salina Journal - Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Opal Irene Detweiler, 99, of Salina, passed away Saturday, May 24, 2008. Mrs. Detweiler was born in Osborne on March 30, 1909, the daughter of the late Delbert L. and Katie M. (Scholl) Timbers. She was married to Sam STILL from 1931 until his death in 1977, to Ray LANTZ from 1980 until his death in 1994, and to John DETWEILER from 1995 until his death in 2001. She is preceded in death by two brothers, Lawrence Timbers and Dwight Timbers; and four sisters, Wanda Kuhn, Emma Starbuck, Hazel Wadham and Beuna Robinson. Survivors include nephews, Steve Robinson and wife Vicki, Salina, and Roy Timbers and wife Dorothy, Glen Elder; nieces, Bernice Lilly and husband Keith, Mentor, Bernita Eberle and husband Bill, Glen Elder, Bonnie Newell, Mankato, and Berta Moss and husband Dan, Nevada, formerly of Glen Elder; step-daughters, Ruth Ann Toews and husband Richard, Hesston, Mary Lee Wiens, Hesston, and Patsy Dirks and husband Earle, Cimmarron; and god-daughter Diane Driskill, Edmond, Okla.



b. 17 Jan 1930

d. 13 Nov 2008 - Cimarron, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Saturday, November 15, 2008

CIMARRON - Roy Timken, 78, died Nov. 13, 2008, at his residence at Cimarron. He was born on Jan. 17, 1930, the son of Henry S. and Clara V. Schneider Timken. Married Lavon FAULEY BELT. She survives. Other survivors include: four daughters, Rhonda Alexander, Becky Miller, Cindy Albers and Gay Lynn Timken; Marla Voth, who was like a daughter; a brother, Linly Timken; one sister, Genevieve LaMunyon; 10 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren


TIPPETTS, Marilyn (Hoffman)

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b. 30 May 1926 - Sagamore

d. 24 Sep 2006 - Seneca

From The Derrick - September 25, 2006
Lewis C. Tommasi of Seneca, died September 24, 2006, in Seneca. Born May 30, 1926, inSagamore, he was the son of Settimo and Salome "Olive" Detrick Tommasi. He married the former Hazel V. SHIREY, who died Nov. 9, 2003. Surviving are two sons, Danny L. Tommasi and special friend, Mary Slider, of Ephrata and Joseph L. Tommasi of Oil City; three daughters, Helen Marie "Butch" Blauser and husband Bernie, and Deborah S. Biltz and husband, George, all of Seneca, and Theresa Trusel and husband, Kelly, of Oil City; 17 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents and wife, Mr. Tommasi was preceded in death by a daughter, Sandra Chrispen; two grandsons, John Crispen and Bobby Crispen; three brothers, Carl Schell, Ellsworth Schell and Milton Schell; and four sisters, Leona Dickey, Viola Dout, Dorothy Brumbaugh and Evelyn Reisinger


TRENT, Juanita

b. 16 Jun 1925 - Bozeman, Montana

d. 12 Sep 2008 - St. Vincent Hospital

From Billings Gazette, Billings, MT - 16 Sep 2008

Juanita G. (Trent) Ostrum, 83, of Billings, passed away on Sept. 12, 2008. born in Bozeman on June 16, 1925, to hearty Pioneer stock, Gertie (Daylong) and Harley Trent. Married Stanley E. Ostrum, in a double wedding with Chuck and Clara Schuyler at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Absarokee on June 1, 1946. She is survived by her daughters, Phyllis (Dale) Flack of Rawlins, Wyo., and Kathy (Mike) Berscheid of Joliet; her son, Stanley C. (Karen) Ostrum of Billings; his niece, Bernetta (Dave) Beattie of Seattle; and beloved grandchildren, David (Heather) Flack, Chris (Sheresa) Flack, Erik Berscheid, Jolene (Cole) McQuillan, Rebecca Ostrum; with four great-grandchildren, with one expected in October. She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Lorita Robertine; and husband



b. abt 1938

d. 9 May 2008 - Wichita, Kansas

From Wichita Eagle - Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Moos, Diane J., 70, died May 9, 2008. Survivors: husband, David (MOOS) ; sons, Robbie Lea, Craig Ham; daughters, Dana Gray, Karrie Gonzalez, Tammy Cruse; brother, Kent Turpen; 14 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren


TYSER, Mary Ann (Pfenning)

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