Obituaries

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William (Bill) Robert

William (Bill) Robert Baxa, 88, died Feb. 2, 2019, at Republic County Hospital in Belleville. He was born on a farm outside of Haddam on Nov. 24, 1930, to Elmer and Ruby (Anderson) Baxa.

He graduated from Cuba High School with the Class of 1948. All but six months of his working life he spent farming east of Cuba along the Republic and Washington County lines.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Arlene in 2007; infant daughter Constance Faye, and his brother Don.

He is survived by sons Barry and Terry, one grandson Bryon, their spouses, and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Cuba Presbyterian Church. Inurnment will follow at the National Bohemian Cemetery No. 13, rural Cuba.

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Jim Kalivoda

Jim R. Kalivoda, the son of Bart Kalivoda and Minnie (Johnson) Kalivoda, was born Oct. 20, 1930, on the family farm in rural Cuba and died Jan. 21, 2019, at the Clay County Medical Center, Clay Center, at the age of 88 years, 3 months, and one day.

He attended the Thomas Grade School, later graduating from Agenda High School. He served with the U. S. Army from June 1951 until May 1953. He was stationed in Japan. Following his honorable discharge, he worked for the local Co-op and later worked at Hutchinson Mayrath Mfg. in Clay Center for 19 years until his retirement in 1994.

On May 27, 1951, he was united in marriage to Ramona Benyshek and to this union was born Audrey and Cindy. The couple resided in the Brantford Community all of their married lives. Recently, he resided at Country Place Senior Living, Clay Center.

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Jim Kalivoda

Jim R. Kalivoda, 88, of Clay Center, formerly of rural Clyde, died Jan. 21.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Brantford Covenant Church. Interment will follow at the Brantford Covenant Cemetery with Military Graveside Rites.

Visitation will be from 1-8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25, at the Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, with the family greeting friends from 6-7 p.m.

Memorials are suggested to the Jim Kalivoda Memorial.

Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Washington County News • Jan. 24, 2019

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Chuck Turk

Aloysious Charles “Chuck” Turk, 76, of Hanover, died Jan. 18, 2019, at Community Memorial Healthcare in Marysville.

He was born Oct. 10, 1942, at Marysville to Ollie and Margaret (Greiveldinger) Turk. He graduated from St. John’s Catholic Grade School and from Hanover High School in 1960.

On Sept. 2, 1972, he was married to Loma Klipp at Trinity Lutheran Church. On June 14, 1992, Chuck became a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.

He served his country as a member of the U.S. National Guard, 169th Infantry Division based in Marysville, from 1964 to 1970. He later served as Adjutant and Commander of the Hanover American Legion; Commander of the Washington County Council of the American Legion; and as 1st District Commander of the American Legion in 2001 – 2002. He was also a member of the Washington County Extension Board.

He was a farmer and stockman along with his two sons.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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Ivan Hinkle

Ivan Wayne Hinkle, 90, of Washington, died Jan. 17, 2019, at the Linn Community Nursing Home surrounded by his family.

He was born Jan. 28, 1928, in Jackson County, Mo. At the age of three months he was adopted by Streper and Clara (Black) Hinkle. In 1946 he graduated from Washington High School and joined the National Guard in 1948. He served until 1955 when he was honorably discharged.

He married Viva Dexter on Sept. 24, 1949, at the Christian Church in Marysville.

He worked as a mechanic for several years, then was co-owner of Hinkle Implement with his brother, Walter. After selling the business he worked at the Washington Power Plant 20 years, retiring in 1993. In his retirement he worked part-time for Cedar Hills Golf Course.

Preceding him in death were his parents; sister and husband, Laura and Lester Bolejack; brother, Walter Hinkle; daughterin-law, Patricia Hinkle; and brothers-in-law, Kenneth Rownd, Glen Wollenberg and Gary Pitts.

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Dee King

Laverta Dee King, 74, of Washington, died Jan. 18, 2019, at the Providence Medical Center in Kansas City.

She was born July 23, 1944, near Morrowville. In 1962, she graduated from Morrowville Rural High School.

On Oct. 3, 1963 she married Robert “Bob” King in the United Methodist Church in Morrowville. For the next 7.5 years her and Bob were “in” the U.S. Navy while Bob served. They then lived in Beloit before moving to Washington.

She worked at Washington Lumber as a book keeper and office manager for 36 years before retiring. She volunteered at the Washington County Historical and Genealogy Society, Washington Museum, Hearts & Things, Edith’s House and the First United Presbyterian Church where she was a leader and dedicated volunteer serving on many committees as a member.

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Donald Zabokrtsky

Donald Dale Zabokrtsky, 73, of Washington, died Jan. 20, 2019, at the Washington County Hospital.

He was born June 21, 1945, in Concordia to Edwin and Katherine (Sawin) Zabokrtsky. He was baptized and confirmed in the United Methodist Church, Washington. In 1963, he graduated from Washington High School.

On Dec. 23, 1982, he married Cynthia Craig at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Washington. He worked at Bob’s Locker and was a farrier. He and his wife bought the locker in July 1984.

He was active in horse shows, team roping, driving horses and wagon trains. He was a member of the Washington County Saddle Club. One of his highlights was driving the stagecoach with his fourhorse hitch in the Pony Express documentary show, “Real West” in 1994.

Preceding him in death were his parents, and stepfather, Gus Matson.

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Donald Hoover

Donald J. Hoover, 71, of Greenleaf, died Jan. 9, 2019, at the Hanover Hospital. He was born to Louis and Theresa (Wurtz) Hoover on Jan. 29, 1947, at Concordia. Services will be at a later date.

Washington County News • Jan. 17, 2019

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Patsy Hubbard

Patsy Ann Hubbard, 85, of Effingham, Ill., died Jan. 11, 2019, at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Effingham.

She was born Nov. 6, 1933, in Norway, Kan., the daughter of Melvin and Pearl Meyer Smart.

On May 16, 1954, she married Merle Dean Hubbard.

She lived most of her life in Kansas. She was a registered nurse for 48 years. She also drove trucks with her husband, was editor for the Waterville Telegraph, sold newspaper ads, Avon products and National Motor Club memberships. She retired in June 2004, moving to Topeka shortly thereafter to be closer to her daughter and family.

After watching her grandsons graduate high school she moved to Effingham in 2006 to be closer to her son and family.

She was a member of First Baptist Church of Effingham.

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LaDeane Crimmins

Arlene LaDeane Nutsch Fletcher Donohue Crimmins, 92, of Washington, died Jan. 10, 2019, at the Washington County Hospital.

She was born Feb. 10, 1926, on the family farm between Haddam and Morrowville to George August and Marvel Bessie (Burton) Nutsch. She graduated from Morrowville Rural High School in 1943 and attended Midland Radio and Teletype School in Kansas City, Mo. She went to work for Transworld Airlines in Wichita.

On Dec. 8, 1944, she married Robert E. Fletcher, and he died in an airplane crash in 1951.

On June 24, 1953, she married Matthew D. Donohue, and he preceded her in death in 1979.

She married Robert J. Crimmins on May 7, 1982, and he preceded her in death in 2011.

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