CANTRELL, Clifford

            b.  27 Aug 1922

            d.  14 Jan 2010

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Saturday, January 16, 2010

ATTICA - Clifford "Pete" Cantrell, died Jan. 14, 2010. Born Aug. 27, 1922, to Jonah and Retta Bartholomew Cantrell.   On Aug. 12, 1944, he married HAZEL HIBBARD. She survives. Other survivors include: children, Howard and wife, Marcia, Kiowa, and Harold, Attica; a sister, Irene Adams, Anthony; three grandchildren and their spouses, Matt and Jenny Cantrell, Darcy and Tim Olsen, Jacee and Micah Tice; and seven grandchildren, Grant, Gage, Grace, and Garen Cantrell, Regan and Shklar Olsen, and Henry Tice.



CANTRELL, Clifford "Pete"

            b.  27 Aug 1922 - Strickler, Arkansas

            d.  14 Jan 2010 - Anthony, Kansas

From Enid News and Eagle - Saturday, January 16, 2010

ENID — Clifford “Pete” Cantrell, 87,  died Thursday January 14, 2010, In Anthony, Kansas.  Born Aug. 27, 1922, in Strickler, Ark., to Jonah and Retta Bartholomew Cantrell.    Married HAZEL HIBBARD Aug. 12, 1944. 

Surviving are his wife, Hazel, of Attica, Kan.; two children, Howard Cantrell of Kiowa and Harold Cantrell of Attica; one sister, Irene Adams of Anthony; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.


CANTRELL, Louiese B. (Hopkins)

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            b.  11 Apr 1926  - Plainview, Nebraska

            d.  9 May 2010 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

From The Star-Herald, Scottsbluff, NE  -  May 11 to May 13, 2010

Dale E. Carrell, 84, of Scottsbluff, died Sunday, May 9, 2010.  Born April 11, 1926, at Plainview, Neb. to Carl and Bertha (Bugenhagen) Carrell.    Married PEGGY (MISNER) SCHANAMAN, on April 28, 1977.   Survivors include his wife, Peggy Carrell; son, Doug (Boni) Carrell of Morrill; daughter, Charolett (Lynn) Hardin of Gillette, Wyo.; two granddaughters; nine step-grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; sister, Phyllis (Vernon) Zimmerman of Columbus; and stepson, Patrick Schanaman of Denver.   His parents preceded him in death.


CARRIER, Gloria Evonne (Meyer)

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CARVER, Raymond E.

            b.  14 Apr 1929

            d.  19 Feb 2010

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Tuesday, March 2, 2010
LIEBENTHAL - Raymond E. "Ray" Carver, 80, died Feb. 19, 2010. Born April 14, 1929, to Elmore Smith And Dorothea Irene Clair Carver.  On April 2, 1951, he married VELMA M. HERRMAN. She survives. Other survivors include: sons, Rick Carver, Scot Carver and Pat Carver; daughters, Vel Rae "Sis" Starkey and Paula Hayes; a brother, Dick Carver; 21 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.



CASE, David L.

            b.  1 Oct  1946

            d.  14 April 2010

From Greeley Tribune April 16, 2010
David L. Case -Age: 63 - Residence: Loveland  - Oct. 1, 1946-April 14, 2010
David L. Case, 63, of Loveland died April 14, 2010.  He was the husband of Ruth; son of Elise Hoffman; and father of Doug, Roger, and David Ramirez, Judy Lee Case and Stephanie Lynn Zugarramurd.



CASSEL, Ida Reizenstein (Grommet)

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CHASE, Debra Kay

            b.  13 Nov 1954

            d.  3 Nov 2010

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Friday, November 5, 2010

INMAN - Debra Kay Martens, 55, died Nov. 3, 2010. Born Nov. 13, 1954, to Robert Jean and Rubena Reimer Chase.   Married ORLIN MARTENS Oct. 25, 1986. He survives with daughter Abigail Martens; son, Timothy; brother, Bill; and sisters, Roberta Schroeder, Jolene Reed and Carol Hiebert.



CHAVEZ, Tabby R. Watson (Schneider)

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CHEEVER, Marlene J.

            b.  18 Feb 1939 - Lost Springs, Kansas

            d.  3 Jan 2010 - Hope, Kansas

From Salina Journal - Tuesday, January 5, 2010

RURAL HOPE -- Marlene J. Riffel, 70, of rural Hope, died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010.  Born Feb. 18, 1939, in Lost Springs to Charles and Sylvia (Herman) Cheever. Survivors: husband, GERALD (RIFFEL), of the home; sons, Thayne, of Desoto, and Vance, of Abilene; daughter, Cindy Curtis, of Rogers, Ark.; sisters, Barbara Vaughn, of St. Louis, and her twin, Darlene Deines, of Goddard; and six grandchildren.



CHEEVER, Marlene J.

            b.  18 Feb 1939 - Lost Springs, Kansaa

            d.  3 Jan 2010 - Hope, Kansas

From Abilene Reflector-Chronicle - Tuesday, Jan 05, 2010 

HOPE – Marlene J. Riffel, 70, of rural Hope, died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010, at her home. Born Feb. 18, 1939, at Lost Springs, the daughter of Charles and Sylvia (Herman) Cheever.  Married GERALD L. RIFFEL.  Survivors include her husband, Gerald, of the home; two sons, Thayne L. Riffel of Desoto and Vance L. Riffel of Abilene; one daughter, Cindy D. Curtis of Rogers, Ark.; two sisters, Barbara Vaughan of St. Louis, Mo. and her twin sister, Darlene Deines of Goddard; six grandchildren and other relatives.  Preceded in death by her parents. Cremation was chosen.



CHOITZ, Donna L. (Schwerdtfeger)

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CHRISPENS, Leontine Anna (Grosz)

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CLAASSEN, Ralph Walter

            b.  6 May 1928 - Paso Robles, California

            d.  15 Aug  2010 - Thousand Oaks, California

From Newton Kansan - Wednesday, September 15, 2010

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Ralph Walter Claassen, 82, died Aug. 15, 2010, in Thousand Oaks, Calif.
Born on May 6, 1928, to Bernhard and Margaretha (Jantzen) Claassen in Paso Robles, Calif. Married DOROTHY GALLE on June 9, 1962.  Survivors include his wife, Dorothy of Thousand Oaks; three sons and their families, Brian of Thousand Oaks, Forrest, Karen and Margaret of Clarkston, Wash., and Gary, Polly and Trent of San Jose, Calif.; sister, Phyllis Bergman of Paso Robles, Calif.; brothers, Albert of Templeton, Calif., Wesley of Rohnert Park, Calif.; and Lowell of Paso Robles.



CLARK, Norma

            b.  20 May 1937 - Morland, Kansas

            d.  3 Jan 2010 - Hill City, Kansas

From Hays Daily News - Tuesday, January 5,  2010

Norma Dreiling, 72, Hill City, died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010, at Graham County Hospital, Hill City.   Born May 20, 1937, in rural Morland to George and Thelma (Thomas) Clark.   Married BENEDICT 'BEN'  DREILING on Oct. 13, 1956.   Survivors include her husband, of the home; two sons, Kelly Dreiling and Mark Dreiling, both of Hill City; two daughters, Mindy Schumacher, McPherson, and Sheryl Fabricius, Hill City; a brother, Wayne Clark, Hill City; five sisters, Viola Scott, Pauline Erickson and Joyce VanLoenen, all of Hays, Alice VanLoenen, Hill City and Nancy Richards, Derby; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. 



CLARK, Norma Jean (Rose)

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CLAASSEN, Velma (Schmidt)

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CLASEN, Stephen

            b.  8 Aug 1941 - Salina, Kansas

            d.  11 Feb 2010

From Salina Journal - Friday, February 12, 2010

Stephen Clasen, 68, of Salina, died Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010. Born Aug. 8, 1941, in Salina, the son of George D. and Loretta A. (Elder) Clasen.  He was preceded in death by his brother, Phillip. Survivors include his wife, Sandra, of the home; son, Hayden, of Florida; daughter, Stephanie Clasen, of Ohio; brothers, Stanley, of California, and Wayne, of Salina; sister, Jean Gray, of Colorado; and eight grandchildren. The family has chosen cremation.



CLASSEN, Helen Irene (Peters)

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CLAUSSEN, Diana K. Nelson (Wagner)

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            b.  25 Oct 1919 - Smith Center, Kansas

            d.  8 Jun 2010

From Salina Journal - Friday, June 11, 2010

Don L. Claussen, 90, of Salina, formerly of Oberlin, died Tuesday, June 8, 2010.  Born Oct. 25, 1919, in Smith Center. Preceded in death by: wife, Genola; sons, Chuck and James; daughter, Donna Hullet; a grandson; a step-grandson; and two brothers. Survivors: daughters-in-law, Cathy Claussen and Bonnie Claussen; a brother-in-law; two sisters-in-law; five grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.




            b.  26 Feb 1928 - Dorrance, Kansas

            d.  5 Oct 2010 - Russell, Kansas

From Lucas-Sylvan News - Thursday, October 14, 2010

Verna Mae Shaffer, 82, of Russell died Tuesday morning, October 5, 2010 at Wheatland Nursing Center in Russell.  Born February 26, 1928 in Dorrance, Kansas, the daughter of Henry G. and Marie (Schmidt) Claussen.    Married to BERNIE EBERT.  Later married GLENN SHAFFER on December 26, 1986.  Glenn preceded her in death.   Surviving family include her son Jeff Ebert of Blue Springs, Nebraska; daughter, Julie Bender (Rick) of Topeka, Kansas; sister, Eunice Garrett of Russell, Kansas; four grandchildren, Kerrie Cushing (Chris), Matthew Bender (Tanya), Heather Meyer (Toby) and Heath Ebert (Mona); and 9 great grandchildren.  Preceded in death by her parents, step-son Robert Shaffer, and brothers Leo Claussen and Jerry Claussen. 



CLINE, James Allen

            b.  17 Jul 1930

            d.  15 Nov 2010

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday, November 17, 2010

BEELER - James Allen Cline, 80, died Nov. 15, 2010.  Born July 17, 1930, to John and Lillian Seibel Cline Sr.   Married IRENE CONINE.  She died Oct. 9, 1987. Survivors include: sons, Joe, Lonnie, and Rex and his wife Melea; brother, John; sister, Luella Fercking; nine grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.



CLOSE, Josephine R.

            b.  7 Nov 1918 - Ford County, Kansas

            d.  13 Oct 2010 - Newton, Kanas

From Newton Kansan - Saturday, October 16, 2010

Josephine R. Pankratz died Wednesday (Oct. 13, 2010) at Presbyterian Manor in Newton.  Survived by her three sons and their spouses, Mike Pankratz (Cynthia) of Vashon, Wash., Tim Pankratz (Martha) of Tucson, Ariz., and Randy Pankratz (Charlotte) of Newton; grandchildren, Ben Oleson of Seattle, Mary and Michael Pankratz of Tucson, and Lily Pankratz of Topeka; sisters, Charyl Strandt of Milwaukie, Ore., Myrna Lucas of Johnson, and Delva Butts of Mulvane; and one brother, Ercel Close of Kingsdown.  Preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, WALDO C. PANKRATZ in 1990; a grandson, Timothy Pankratz; sisters, Nettie Hanner and Leone Reazin; and brothers, Lenes Close and Leon Close.  Josephine was born on Nov. 7, 1918, in Ford County.   Married Waldo C. Pankratz March 28, 1942.



COAKLEY, Rose (Langhofer)

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COLE, Floydene C.

            b.  13 Oct 1922 - Bazine, Kansas

            d.  27 Sep 2010

From Wichita Eagle - Wednesday, September 29,2010

Ochs, Floydene C., daughter of Warren Alvin and Mable Claire (Anderson) Cole was born October 13, 1922 in Bazine, Ks. She died September 27, 2010 at the age of 87, in Wichita, Ks.   Survived by 2 daughters, Claudia Childres and Sharon Sollers; son, Michael Dean Sollers; grandchildren, Erin Fletcher and Daniel Hendricks and 3 great grandchildren. Private services have been held.



COMBS, Maxine

            b.  17 Feb 1930- Lusk, Wyoming

            d.  13 Dec 2010

From  The Star-Herald, Scottsbluff, NE - December 17 to December 19, 2010
GUYMON, Okla. - Maxine Heimbuck, 80, passed away Monday, Dec. 13, 2010, at Memorial Hospital of Texas County.    Born Feb. 17, 1930, in Lusk, Wyo. the daughter of Frank and Audrey Muriel Combs. Married to RAYMOND I. HEIMBUCK on March 31, 1952.  Survivors include her daughters, Sheila and husband Art Sanchez of Laramie, Wyo.; Carol J. Green of Springfield, Mo.; Cynthia and husband Gordon Cottrell of West Valley City, Utah; and Christine and husband Ted Behne of Guymon, Okla.; son, Raymond I. Heimbuck, II and wife Marion of Kaiserslautern, Germany; sister-in-law, Margie Combs of Scottsbluff; brother-in-law, John Wagner of Scottsbluff; fifteen grandchildren and twenty-two great-grandchildren.  Preceding her in death was her husband, Raymond Heimbuck who passed away April 20, 1988; sisters, Audrey J. Combs and Nadine Wagner; half sister, Mildred Thomas, and brothers, Lewis M. Combs, William Combs and  Frank B. Combs, Jr.



COOK, Stuart D.

            b.   11 Sep 1933 - Wheatland, Nebraska

            d.  5 May  2010 - Vaalwater, South Africa                          

From The Star-Herald, Scottsbluff, NE  -  May 18 to May 20, 2010

WHEATLAND, Wyo. - Stuart D. Cook, 76, passed away Wednesday, May 5, 2010, due to an automobile accident near Vaalwater, South Africa.  Memorial services were held Saturday, May 15, in South Africa and Sunday, May 16 at the First Christian Church in Wheatland.  Born in Wheatland Sept. 11, 1933. His parents were Vernon and Helen (Mills) Cook.   Married MARILYN SEGER.  Survived by his wife, Marilyn; daughters, Connie Wicks and family; Cathie Aub and family; sister, Kathleen Cook and brother, Ron Cook.   Preceding him in death were his parents and sister, Janet.


COOLEY, Dorothy D.

            b.  28 April 1924 - Morrill, Nebraska

            d.  25 Jan 2010 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

From The Star-Herald, Scottsbluff, NE -  January 28 to January 30, 2010

Dorothy D. Bauer, 85, of Scottsbluff, passed away Monday afternoon, Jan. 25, 2010, at the Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff.   Born April 28, 1924, in Morrill, to Howard and Eva (Parberry) Cooley.   Married VICTOR BAUER Nov. 1, 1942.   Survivors include her husband, Victor; children, Janice (Ron) Stuckert of Lingle, Wyo., Steve (Nona) Bauer of Torrington, and Judi (Fred) Ruff, Jr. of Fort Morgan, Colo.; 10 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; and sister, Marilyn (Mervyn) Gompert.   Her parents, sister Hazel, brother Charles, daughter Sharon, and son Tom preceded her in death.


COOPER, Ella Mae

            b.  17 Aug 1927 - Dorrance, Kansas

            d.  9 Mar 2010 - Russell, Kansas

From Salina Journal - Thursday, March 11, 2010

RUSSELL -- Ella Mae (Cooper) Driscoll, 82, of Russell, died Tuesday, March 9, 2010, at Main Street Manor of Russell.  Born Aug. 17, 1927, on the family farm north of Dorrance, the daughter of Oliver Peary and Lea (Herbel) Cooper.  On Feb. 23, 1950, Ella Mae was united in marriage to JERRY J. DRISCOLL.  Her surviving family include two sons, John Driscoll and wife Yvonne and Mitchel Driscoll and wife Amy, all of Russell; two sisters, Dorothy Lee Bear, of Russell, and Marlene Baral and husband Luther, of Bunker Hill; six grandchildren, Victoria and husband Jamie, Anthony, Talbot, Andrew, Matthew and Logan.  She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Sherry Driscoll; and her brother, Daryl Cooper.



COOVER, Paula l.

            b.  14 Feb 1952 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

            d.  15 Feb 2010 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

From  The Star-Herald, Scottsbluff, NE -  February 18 to February 20, 2010
Paula I. Korte, 58, of Scottsbluff, died Monday, Feb. 15, 2010, at her home.    Born Feb. 14, 1952, in Scottsbluff, the daughter of Paul Leslie and Bertha Irene (Krantz) Coover.   Married ROBERT MEIER.

On Sept. 26, 1992, she married ROD KORTE.   Survivors include her husband, Rod of Scottsbluff; son Jason (Sara) Meier of Alliance; daughte, Kelly Meier of Round Rock, Texas; grandsons Rhett Meier and Katen Thomas, both of Alliance; brothers Robert (Minetta) Coover of Scottsbluff, Roger (Ayfer) Coover of Cheyenne, Wyo., and Michael (Marie) Coover of Riverside, Calif.; sisters Bonnie Wickard and Jane Miller, both of Scottsbluff.   Her parents and brother Edward "Jake" Coover preceded Paula in death.



COULTER, Estel "Ted"

            b.  14 Jul 1925

            d.  22 Jun 2010

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Friday, June 25, 2010
LAWERENCE - Estel "Ted" Coulter, 84, died June 22, 2010.  Born July 14, 1925, to Marvin and Lenora Davison Coulter  On April 25, 1952, he married SHIRLEY STEINLE. She survives. Other survivors include: son, Marvin; daughters, Jill Hutchinson and Sylve Coulter; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandson.



            b.  14 Jul 1925 - Waynoka, Oklahoma

            d.  22 Jun 2010

From Salina Journal - Friday, June 25, 2010

LAWRENCE -- Estel "Ted" Coulter, 84, died Tuesday, June 22, 2010.   Born July 14, 1925, in Waynoka, Okla., to Marvin and Lenora Coulter. Survivors: wife, Shirley; son, Marvin (Beverley); daughters, Jill Hutchinson (Michael) and Sylve Coulter; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandson.



COURTNEY, Marian Gotta (Kisner)

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COX, Lenora C. (Meier)

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CRAFT, Bernice Irene (Hartmann)

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CRANSTON, Virginia Lee (Dumler)

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CRISPE, Mary Maxine (Holcapfel)

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CRISPIN, Marjorie Simpson(Holmes)

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CRISPIN, William H.

                b. 22 Mar 1927 - Des Moines, Iowa

                d. 3 Nov 2010 - Des Moines, Iowa

From Des Moines Register - November 4, 2010 -

William H. "Bill" Crispin, 83, died Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at Kavanagh House in Des Moines.

Born March 22, 1927 in Des Moines to Harlan and Elizabeth Crispin.  Married PATRICIA YOUNG. They celebrated their 60th anniversary this past June. He was an All American Swimmer and a member of the Iowa Swimming Hall of Fame.   Survivors include his wife, Patricia; children: Jeff (Deb) Crispin of Des Moines, Ann (Jay) Orr of Waukee, Jim (Linda) Crispin of Adel; grandchildren: Trish (Josh), Abbie, Elizabeth, Caitlin, Joseph, Lukas, Shelley (D.J.), John, Emily, Abby; great grandson, James.

CRITSER, Marion Douglas

            b.  1 Jan 1952 - Great Bend, Kansas

            d.  14 Nov 2010 - Hays, Kansas

From Gt. Bend Tribune - Nov. 18, 2010

HAYS – Marion Douglas Critser, 58, passed away Nov.14 (2010) at his home in Hays.  Born Jan. 1, 1952, the fourth child of Bob and Ruth (Nuss) Critser, in Great Bend.   Left to mourn his passing are his parents, Bob and Ruth Critser of WaKeeney; two sons, Douglas Brice Critser of Iowa City, Iowa, and Jeremiah Speckner of Seymour, Ind.; a brother, John E. Critser of Ellis; four sisters, Lorine (Jim) Kuhn of Kingsland, Texas, Connie (Ron) Herdt of Smith Center, Nancy (Ron) Nichol of Hill City and Audrey (Edward) Macke of WaKeeney.   Preceded in death by a sister, Pearl Mae Critser; and grandparents Reinhold and Mollie Nuss and Kenneth and Audrey Critser.




            b.  26 Sep 1920

            d.  10 Dec 2010

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Saturday, December 11, 2010

GREAT BEND - Beth C. Schneider, 90, died Dec. 10, 2010. Born Sept. 26, 1920. On Jan. 24, 1949, she married WILLIAM C. SCHNEIDER. He died July 10, 1962. Survivors include: sons, William C., Don R., Lee R., Jay D. and Jon R.; sister, Fern Axman; brother, Ned Crotinger; 16 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. 




            b.  26 Sep 1920 - La Crosse, Kansas

            d.  10 Dec 2010 - Great Bend, Kansas

From Great Bend (Kan) Tribune - Sunday, December 12, 2010

Beth C. Schneider, 90, of Great Bend, died Dec. 10  (2010) at Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center.  Born Sept. 26, 1920, at La Crosse, the daughter of Chester H. and Ollie V. (Butler) Crotinger. Married WILLIAM C. SCHNEIDER Jan. 24, 1949, at Rush County. He died July 10, 1962.  Survivors include five sons, William C. and Roxanna (Finch) Schneider, Great Bend, Don R. and Donna (Henderson) Schneider, Charlestown, Ind., Lee R. and Carolyn (Meyer) Schneider, Ellinwood, Jay D. and Terri (Sohm) Schneider, Great Bend, and Jon R. and Amye (Ochs) Schneider Bison; one sister, Fern Axman of Great Bend; one brother, Ned Crotinger of Alexandria, Ind.; son-in-law Bob Young, Wichita; 16 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by a daughter, Norma E. Young; infant sister, Marietta Crotinger; sister, Ruthetta Hursh; and three brothers, John, Clarence and Alvin Crotinger.