Obituaries

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Marvin Dewey

Marvin Dewey, 78, of Hollenberg, died Jan. 18, 2020, at Beatrice, Neb.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 23, at Ward Funeral Home in Washington. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m.

A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 23, at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Washington.

Burial will be in the Washington City Cemetery.

A memorial fund is established to the family’s choice. Contributions may be sent in care of Ward Funeral Home.

Washington County News • Jan. 23, 2020

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Marjorie Doyen

Marjorie Doyen

Marjorie Ruth (Kling) Doyen, 85, of Bartlesville, Okla., passed away Jan. 10, 2020.

She was born to the late Henry and Marie (Clark) Kling on a farm outside of Howard, Kan. She graduated from Howard High School and obtained an education degree from Emporia State Teachers College.

She began teaching in Mulvane where she met her husband, Mark, through a blind date arranged by Mark's brother, who taught with Marj. They celebrated 63 years of marriage in 2019. Marj later obtained a master’s degree in Learning Disabilities from Kansas State. She taught in this area for many years, striving to adapt her teaching approach to ensure each student could learn in a manner most effective for them.

Marj retired from teaching in 1994 from Kingman High School. Mark and Marj, over their teaching careers, lived in Circleville, Barnes, Effingham, Cuba, and Norwich, Kan. They moved to Bartlesville in 2011.

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LaVerna Hatesohl

LaVerna J. Hatesohl, 89, of Linn, died Jan. 20, 2020, at Independent Living in Lawrence. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church near Greenleaf. Burial will be in the church cemetery. A memorial fund has been established to the Linn American Legion Endowment or Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Contributions may be sent in care of Ward Funeral Home, 115 W 2nd, Washington, KS 66968.

Washington County News • Jan. 23, 2020

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Bob Jueneman

Bob Jueneman

Robert "Bob"

Jueneman, 62, of Morrowville, died Jan. 10, 2020, at his

home.

He was born Dec. 21, 1957, in Hanover to George (Sr.) and Eleanora Jueneman. He was the youngest of 11 children.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Eleanora, and brother, Orval Jueneman.

He is survived by his four children, Tracy (Richard) Wollenberg, of Wamego, Amber (Yale) King, of Colorado Springs, Colo., Jeffrey (Kate) Jueneman, of Wymore, Neb., and Pamela (Steven) Kostal, of Odell, Neb.; 13 grandchildren; and siblings, Wilbur Jueneman, Barbara Ramos, Leo Jueneman, Jim Jueneman, Paul Jueneman, John Jueneman, George Jueneman, Charlene Behrens, and Mary Jueneman.

A memorial fund is established and will be designated later. Contributions may be sent in care of Hanover Mortuary, Hanover, Kansas.

Visitation will be Thursday, Jan. 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hanover Mortuary, Hanover.

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David Wells

David Wells

David B. Wells, 75, died Jan. 12, 2020, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House, Manhattan.

He was born on Sept. 16, 1944, in Wichita to Blaine and Pauline (Bolejack) Wells. David was an electrical lineman and business owner for many years in Russell and worked for the City of Russell until his retirement in 2007.

He was united in marriage to Judy Chapin on Sept. 4, 1965, in Washington.

In describing David, only these things really need to be said: Family, friends and K-State. He enjoyed spending time with his family, creating games for his grandkids, and playing golf with his friends. His love for all K-State sports was evident in being a season ticket holder for 25 years and tailgating with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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Nyla Stanton

Nyla Stanton

Nyla V. Stanton, of Fairbury, was born Oct. 9, 1934, to Lyle and Oma (Sand) Dewey at the family home near Hollenberg. She

passed away Dec. 26, 2019, at the age of 85 at Heritage Care Center in Fairbury.

She attended her first eight years of education at Plainview School near Hollenberg as the only student in her class. She attended Morrowville High School where she met her husband, Bruce Stanton. They married Nov. 6, 1955.

Nyla and Bruce spent their first two years of marriage in Morrowville and Bruce was then stationed in the military at Fort Gordon in Augusta, Ga. Their first son, Rick, was born there, and the family then returned to Morrowville and moved to Fairbury in 1960 where two more children, Sondra and Todd, were born.

Nyla was very active in United Methodist Women and was a member of the AO chapter of P.E.O. for over 35 years. In later years, Nyla became interested in antique auctions and adding to her extensive crystal collection.

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Linda Klozenbucher

Linda Klozenbucher

Linda Ann Klozenbucher, 74, of Washington, died Jan. 9, 2020, at her home.

Visitation is Wednesday, Jan. 15, from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. at Ward Funeral Home, Washington.

A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 16, at the Morrowville Christian Church. Pastor Ron Brown will officiate. Sheila Ouellette is organist and the congregation will sing “In the Garden” and “The Old Rugged Cross.”

Pallbearers are Ben Klozenbucher, Angela Klozenbucher Runge, Keith Bruna, Travis Lehman, Justin Lehman, Bruce Rogge, Jason Klozenbucher and Justin Klozenbucher.

Burial will be in the Washington City Cemetery.

She was born Dec. 11, 1945, to August and Grace (Koch) Dusin at Odell, Neb. She graduated high school and on January 3, 1967, was united in marriage to John Klozenbucher.

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Daniel Baumchen

Daniel Peter Baumchen was born Dec. 27, 1926, the son of William J. and Clara Steinmetz Baumchen, in the Turkey Creek Community in Wabaunsee County and died Jan. 8, 2020.

He graduated from St. Marys High school in 1944 and worked for 42 years for the Union Pacific Railroad as a station agent/telegrapher in Wamego, Clay Center, St. Marys and Topeka. During his career, he also worked as a mobile agent, serving Union Pacific customers between Topeka and Manhattan.

On Aug. 7, 1954, he married Iona Graf at Emmett. They were married 65 years.

Public service was an important part of Dan’s life. He served on the St. Marys City Commission from 1963-1969, and as mayor in 1964. He spent 16 years on the Kaw Valley USD 321 Board of Education and was on the board when voters approved the construction of new high schools in Rossville and St. Marys on the fourth try at the ballot.

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Marvel Rhine

Marvel L. (Allen) Rhine, 95, died Dec. 26, 2019, in McPherson.

She was born on Dec. 18, 1924, at home in rural Haddam to Loyd and Phoebe (Rutherford) Allen.

Survivors include her five children: Barry (Donna) Rhine, Dan Rhine, Karen (Leslie) Durst, Randall (Ilizete) Rhine and Bradley (Malu) Rhine; 19 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Melvin, sisters and spouses Juanita (Edwin) Novak and Eileen (Glen) Dolton, daughter-in-law Calista (Ryan) Rhine, and brother-in-law and spouse, Kenneth (Garnett) Rhine.

A family and friends graveside service and Celebration of Life will be at Haddam at a later date.

In lieu of flowers or other consideration, the family suggests memorial donations to Sunflower Adult Day Services, of Salina, in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.

Washington County News • Jan. 9, 2020

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Betty Reynolds

Betty Reynolds

Betty L Reynolds, 84, of Linn, formerly of Overland Park, died Dec. 25, 2019, at the Linn Community Nursing Home.

She was born Oct. 13, 1935, to William Hofmann Austin and Mildred Ann (Livesay) Austin in Kansas City, Mo. She was a member of the Baptist Church. She attended Shawnee Mission (North) High School, graduating in 1954.

She enjoyed supervising a card line at Hallmark Cards in downtown Kansas City.

On Aug. 2, 1959, Betty was united in marriage to James E Reynolds at the First Baptist Church in Mission.

She enjoyed crafting and growing plants. She loved tending her gardens and collecting antique glass. Most of all Betty was a devoted wife and mother. Her sole purpose was raising a family and being a homemaker.

Preceding her in death are her parents, a sister Norma Jean Ulledahl, and a grandson, Kyle Reynolds.

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