Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015 • The Hays Daily News
Lucille M.
‘Thomie’ Thomie
He married L.W. “Joe”
Stambaugh on Aug. 12, 1934,
in Topeka. He preceded her
in death in 1986. She worked
Lucille M. “Thomie”
for Travenol in Hays.
Thomie, 100, Davenport,
Survivors include a
Iowa, died Monday, Jan. 26,
daughter, Linda Campbell,
2015, at Davenport Lutheran
Mount Pleasant, Pa.; eight
grandchildren; 15 greatShe was born in 1914 in
grandchildren; and 15 greatDamar to
Alex and ElShe was preceded in death
sie Hamel.
by a daughter, Beverly, in 1996.
She marServices will be at 1
ried Ray
p.m. Monday at PohlmanThomie
Varner-Peeler Mortuary,
in April
Russell; burial in Russell City
1935, in
Wichita. He
Visitation will be from
noon to 6 p.m. Sunday,
her in death
with family present to greet
in 1997.
guests from 2 to 4 p.m. at the
as she
Condolences can be sent
preferred to
to the mortuary.
be called,
at Boeing
Aircraft in Wichita during
“Capt.” Patricia L. Staab,
World War II. She became
USN, Ret., 84, Deland, Fla.,
a beautician in Kansas until
died Wednesday, Jan. 21,
she moved to Las Vegas in
2015, at her home.
1964. In 1975, she moved to
She was born Dec.
DeLand, Fla., where she held
17, 1930, in Hays
many jobs, but her favorite
to Clarence ​“​J​
was selling things at flea
ack” Staab and
markets. In 2004, she moved
Margaret (Heil)
to Davenport to be near her
Staab. She attended Sacred
daughter and son-in-law.
Survivors include a daughCatheter, Barb Lynch Berg, Bettendral High
dorf, Iowa; a brother, Jasper
School in
Hamel and wife, Mona,
Salina and
Hays; a sister, Ida Mae
was a 1952
LeSage, Hays; three grandgraduate of
children, Janel Wade and
St. Francis
husband, David, Oklahoma
HospiCity, Michael Thomie and
tal School of Nursing in
wife, Alicia, Las Vegas, and
Kenneth Thomie and wife,
She was commissioned as
Patti, Pahrump, Nev.; seven
an Ensign in the U.S. Navy in
great-grandchildren; and
1953 and retired at the rank
many nieces and nephews.
of captain from the National
She was preceded in
Naval Medical Center in
death by a son, Thomas R.
Bethesda, Md., after 28 years
Thomie; a son-in-law, Terry
of service.
L. Berg; 10 brothers; and
Survivors include a sister,
three sisters.
Jacqueline Donohoe, Orange
Services in celebration of
City, Fla.; and 10 nieces and
her life as well as the life of
her son-in-law, Terry L. Berg,
She was preceded in death
who died Jan. 15, 2015, will
by a sister, Barbara Jean
beat a later date.
Weerts Funeral Home,
Baldwin-Fairchild OakDavenport, is assisting the
lawn Chapel, Sanford, Fla., is
in charge of arrangements.
Memorials are suggested
to Davenport Lutheran
Condolences can be
Martha Smith, 76, Hays,
sent to the family at www.
died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, at
Hays Good Samaritan Society.
Arrangements are pending
at Brocks-Keithley Funeral
Chapel, 2509 Vine, Hays,
KS 67601.
Evelyn L. (Emmert) Stambaugh, 99, Beloit, formerly
of Russell, died Thursday,
Karen Backowski, 61,
Jan. 29, 2015, at Hill Top
Hays, died Saturday, Jan. 31,
Lodge, Beloit.
2015, at North Care HosShe was born Jan. 12,
pice, Kansas City.
1916, in Randall to Arthur
Services will be at 10:30
N. and Maude H. (Tedrow)
a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph
Emmert. She was a 1933
Catholic Church, Hays.
graduate of Randall High
Visitation will be from 4
‘Capt.’ Patricia L. Staab
Martha Smith
Evelyn L. (Emmert)
Karen Backowski
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Nada Kay Hutchison, 93,
died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, in
Overland Park.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Church of the Resurrection in Firestone Chapel,
Leawood; inurnment in Kansas
Veterans Cemetery, WaKeeney,
at a later date.
Lois L. Nickelson, 83, Oakley, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2015,
at Dignity Care Home, Salina.
Services will be at 11 a.m.
Additional services
Monday at Kennedy-Koster
Funeral Home, Oakley; burial in
Oakley Cemetery. Visitation will
be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at
the funeral home.
receive friends following the service at Hutchinson Town Club.
Friends can sign the register
book until Friday at Elliott Mortuary, Hutchinson.
JoAnn Marie Franke, 82,
Hutchinson, died Friday, Jan.
23, 2015, at Hester Care Center,
Wesley Towers.
Services will be at 2 p.m.
Friday at Park Place Christian Church, 2600 N. Adams,
Hutchinson. The family will
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Leighton Riley Goble
Leighton Riley Goble,
90, Oklahoma City, died
Friday, Jan. 30, 2015,
at Integris Hospice
House, Oklahoma City.
He was born
Dec. 7, 1924, in Oakley to W.B.
and Myrtle (Hicks) Goble.
He was an aluminum siding installer. He was a U.S.
Army veteran, serving during
World War II.
Survivors include a
son, Jerry Goble and wife,
Suzanne, Santee, Calif.;
three daughters, Julie Anne
Stanford and husband, A.J.,
Oklahoma City, Janell Carlile, Shawnee, Okla., and Lois
Blankinship and husband,
Marion, Glenco, Okla.; two
brothers, Loren Goble, Livingston, Mont., and Lyman
Goble, Las Vegas; a sister,
Betty Hutchinson, Fort Morgan, Colo.; six grandchildren;
and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death
by his wife, Myrtle Oma
(Gibson) Goble in 1994.
Graveside services will
be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in
Monument Township Cemetery, with military honors by
U.S. Army and Oakley VFW
Post No. 2981.
Visitation will be from 9
to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday
at Kennedy-Koster Funeral
Home, Oakley.
Memorials are suggested to
Monument Township Cemetery in care of funeral home.
Condolences can be sent
to the family at
funeral home.
preceded him in death Oct.
Condolences can be sent
5, 2010. He was a U.S. Navy
to the family at www.ymlfuveteran, joining on Nov. 20,
1943, and served as a Hospital Apprentice 2nd Class.
Following his military service,
he was a rancher.
Wanda L. Broce, 88,
He was a member of
Oakley, died Tuesday, Jan.
American Legion Post No.
27, 2015, at Logan County
17 and Veterans of Foreign
Wars Post No. 1786, both of Hospital, Oakley.
She was born June 4, 1926,
Dale L. Shearer, 90, died
in Rogers, Ark., to Lester and
He enjoyed watching
Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at
Nora (Huey) Doughty.
rodeos but enjoyed his time
Norton County Hospital,
She married Frank Hagen
with his family and friends.
Survivors include two sons, on March 11, 1947, in
Services will be at 10:30
Westcliff, Colo. He preceded
James E. Russell and wife,
a.m. Wednesday at First
her in death. She later marPauline, Rio Rancho, N.M.,
Church of God, Norton;
and Jerry D. Russell and wife, ried Jerry Broce. She was a
burial in Norton Cemetery.
Karen, Cedar Vale; a daugh- homemaker.
Visitation will be from 5
Survivors include three
ter, Carol J. Russell, Prairie
to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Enfield Village; his companion, Dor- daughters, Judy Kashou, St.
Funeral Home, Norton.
othy Beckley, Wamego; seven Augustine, Fla., Joan Dengrandchildren and numerous ton, Rexford, and Wanda
Santangelo, Melrose, Fla.;
He was preceded in death four grandchildren; and six
Frank Bretz Jr., 90, Hoxie, by his brothers and sisters.
died Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at
Services will be at a later
Services to be at 11
his home.
date; inurnment will be in
a.m. Feb. 21 at YorgensenArrangements are pending Meloan-Londeen Funeral
Monument Township Cemat Mickey-Leopold Funeral
Chapel, Manhattan; cremaHome, Hoxie.
Memorials are suggested
tion is planned.
to Logan County Manor
Memorials are suggested
or Wanda Broce Memorial
to Good Shepherd Hospice
Fund in care of KennedyHouse or the Peace MemoAdam Creamer, 41,
rial Auditorium in care of the Koster Funeral Home, P.O.
Morland, died Saturday, Jan.
31, 2015, at Graham County
Medical Center, Hill City.
Arrangements are pending
at Mickey-Leopold Funeral
Home, Hoxie.
Our Thoughts And Prayers Are With Them
to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from
9:30 to 10 a.m. Wednesday,
both at Brock’s-Keithley
Funeral Chapel, 2509 Vine,
Hays, KS 67601
A vigil will be at 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday at the funeral home.
A complete obituary will
Wanda L. Broce
Dale L. Shearer
Frank Bretz Jr.
Adam Creamer
Richard Harland
‘Dick’ Russell
Richard Harland “Dick”
Russell, 88, rural Manhattan, died Thursday, Jan.
29, 2015, at Good
Shepherd Hospice
House, Manhattan, as a result
of injuries he
sustained in an automobile
He was born April 20,
1926, in Green. He graduated from Manhattan High
He married Ramona
Carol Mayfield on Sept.
25, 1949, in Osborne. She
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Rhonda Younger, Feb. 24, 2014
Bernita Younger, Feb. 11, 2014
Eileen Wittman, Feb 25, 2014
Brenda Gabel, Feb. 11, 2014
Gary Boeve, Feb. 26, 2014
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