Judith K. Wigle
Judith K. Wigle, 73, of White Cloud, died August 24, 2017, at home.
Judy was born at White Cloud, December 27, 1943, born to Norman Dean Blanton and Mary Ellen Penny Rhodd. She grew up at White Cloud where she attended school. One of Judy’s greatest accomplishments was getting her high school diploma at age of 52. She worked for WDC club in Highland for numerous years. Judy spent most of her working life at Hiawatha Community Hospital as a cook in the dietary department before retiring.
She enjoyed sewing, reading, working in flowers, and going to play bingo. She enjoyed spending time and cooking for family, especially the grandchildren.
Survivors include her children Kimberlie Tilton (Pat) of White Cloud, Richard Wigle (April) of White Cloud, Anthony Wigle (Kyla) of Ashland. Nebraska; her siblings Geral Blanton (Cathy) of rural Hiawatha, Debby Waggoner (David) of White Cloud, Vernon Rhodd (Joni) of Rulo, Nebraska, and Penny Tilton (Ron) of White Cloud; and 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and step-father Vernon Rhodd, Sr.
Friends may call at Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Highland after 10 a.m. Monday where the family will meet from 6 until 7:30 Monday evening.
Family and friends will gather at the funeral home by 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 29, to go in procession for graveside funeral services at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 29, at Olive Branch Cemetery, White Cloud. Angie Cluck will officiate.
Memorial contributions are suggested to NEK Hospice or Brown County Humane Society, sent in care of the funeral home, PO Box 33, Highland 66035.
Helen “JoRae” Krogman
HOLTON – Helen “JoRae” Krogman, 80, of Holton, died Thursday, August 24, 2017 at Medicalodges Jackson County in Holton.
She was born August 17, 1937 the daughter of William Henry and Helen Keifer Nelson. She graduated from Effingham High School in 1955.
JoRae was a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church in Holton and the Altar Society at the church. Her main vocation was mother and homemaker, but after the kids were raised she worked as a Para-Professional at the Holton High School.
She married Robert A. Krogman on August 10, 1957 at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Holton. He survives, of the home.
JoRae was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Michael Krogman, who died shortly after birth, and her brother, Dwight Eugene Nelson.
Other survivors include a son, Gary Krogman (Beth), Silver Lake; two daughters, Nancy Kathrens (Jeff), Holton and Janet Gilliland, Shawnee; seven grandchildren, Bailey Renfro (Cameron), Perry Krogman, Rylie Krogman, Jaimie Goleman (Leif), Mark Kathrens, Joni Wardosky (David), and Jenna Gilliland, and one great grandson, Cameron Wardosky.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, August 28th at St. Dominic Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery at Holton. JoRae will lie in state at the Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Holton where a Rosary will be prayed at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, followed by visitation until 8:00 p.m. Memorials are suggested to St. Dominic Catholic Church or Holton Community Hospital Foundation, and may be sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 1034, Holton, 66436.
Carolyn Lindsay, 76 of Cummings, KS, passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at F.W. Huston Senior Living Center, Winchester, KS.
Graveside service and burial will 2:00 PM Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Nortonville, KS, with Rev. Larry Buss officiating. Memorials are suggested to Alzheimer’s Association and may be sent in care of the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, KS, who is handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.beckerdyer.com.
Carolyn was born on March 22, 1941 in Cummings, KS the daughter of Harry and Glenna (Greer) Kaighin. She was a housewife. Carolyn was a member of the Methodist Church, Cummings, KS. She enjoyed sewing, decorating and organizing the multitude of homes she had to set up for the family around the world. Her greatest joy was helping others and spending time making her children and grandchildren lives enriched beyond measure
Carolyn married Richard John Lindsay in 1956. He preceded her in death on September 20, 2005. Survivors include two sons, Gary and Janet Lindsay, Columbia, IL and David and Carla Lindsay, Cummings, KS, five grandchildren, Tina, Kelly, Heather, Trevor and Dawson Lindsay.
She was also preceded in death by her parents and a brother Buddy Kaighin.
Aaron Lynn Moore
Aaron Lynn Moore also known as “Bubby” and “Willie”, 66, of St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Wednesday August 23, 2017 at his home in St. Joseph. He was born March 20, 1951 in St. Joseph, Missouri son of Thelma & Kelsey Moore. He graduated from Benton class of 1969. He married Judy Ann Myers on February 21, 2016. He worked at Carmax as a Auto Body painter. He served in the Army. He enjoyed working on old cars, bonfires, spending time with his children and grandchildren and he loved his dog, Maggie May. Aaron was preceded in death by his parents and his grandmother Eva Stephens who raised him. He is survived by wife, Judy Ann Moore of the home, children, Monica (Chris Curry) Moore of Auburn, NE, Joshua (Lindsay) Moore of St. Joseph, MO, Amanda (Myles McKelvey) Moore of St. Joseph, MO, Aaron (Kylee) Cairo of Atchison, KS, step sons, Steven (Emily) Myers, Brandon (April) Myers and Daniel Myers all of St. Joseph, MO, 9 grandchildren, 16, step grandchildren, 4 step great grandchildren, brother, Larry (Mary) Smithers of Amazonia, MO, and several nieces & nephews. Memorial service; 2:00 PM, Monday, August 28, 2017, Rupp Funeral Home. He will be cremated under the care of Rupp Funeral Home. Inurnment; Westlawn Cemetery, DeKalb, MO at a later date. Memorials are requested to the Aaron L. Moore Memorial fund in care of Rupp Funeral Home.
Lawrence “Deek” H. Deeken
ST.JOSEPH,MO Lawrence “Deek” Deeken, 96, of St. Joseph, Missouri formerly of Wathena, Kansas died Friday, August 25, 2017.
Lawrence was born on August 13, 1921 in Wathena, Kansas to Matthew and Mary (Gabriel) Deeken. He was a Navy Veteran of the USNTS HedRon, FAW2 from 1944-1946, receiving medals of Victory, Asiatic-Pacific Area Campaign Medal. Lawrence retired from Armours. He loved to dance, play cards and be around his entire family. His smile and good nature will be missed by many. Hospice services provided by Three Rivers.
He was a member of the St. Francis Catholic Church in St. Joseph, Missouri.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Lawrence “Bill” Deeken, wives, Eileen (Shalz) Deeken, Joan (Thomas) Deeken, Beulah (Hass) Deeken, children, Tresa Miller, Leroy, Frankie & Phillip Hass, a brother, Albert.
He is survived by daughters, Elaine Maddox, Marti Sartain and son’s, Tom Athens and Bill Hass, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren & great-great-grandchildren.
MASS: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 – 10:30 A.M. At: St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wathena Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery in Wathena Rosary: Monday evening 6:30 PM at the Harman Rohde Funeral Home in Wathena, with family visitation to follow. Memorials: family requests memorials to Three Rivers Hospice in lieu of flowers. www.harmanrohde.com
Edwin “Eddie” Howard Warnick
Edwin Howard “Eddie” Warnick 55, of Kansas City, Missouri passed away Monday August 21, 2017 in Kansas City. He was born February 9, 1962 in Kansas City, Missouri son of Betty & Edwin Warnick. Eddie graduated from Northeast Kansas City high school. He worked at Keystone Auto Parts as a heavy equipment mechanic. He enjoyed junking and fishing. Eddie was preceded in death by his parents,and sister, Margarete Henderson. He is survived by sister, Sandee (Thomas) Salisbury of Amazonia, MO, brother, Gaylon (Tammy) Warnick of Allerton, IA, brother, Ricky Warnick, brother, William (Melissa) Sharp of Fremont, NE, sister, Wendy (Brad) Howard of Cedar Rapids, IA, sister, Shelly Warnick DeGoey of Knoxville, IA, sister, Dorothy Kennedy of Melbourne, FL, nephew, Zechariah Hill of Fort Wayne, IN, nephew, Jeremy (Ashley) Sisk of Bondurant, IA, great niece, Sol Lee Hill, great niece, McKinley Sisk, great niece, Ashley Reyna. and several other nieces & nephews. A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Hosanna Fellowship Church. He has been cremated under the care of the Rupp Funeral Home.
Bruce G. Hollabaugh
Bruce G. Hollabaugh, 47, of rural Highland, died unexpectedly Tuesday afternoon, August 22, 2017, at Hiawatha Community Hospital surrounded by his family.
Bruce was born at Hiawatha, March 12, 1970, one of three children born to Gene and Naomi Grover Hollabaugh and had spent nearly all of his life at Hiawatha. He grew up here where he attended Hiawatha schools, graduating with the class of 1988. Bruce was not afraid of work: he worked for the City of Hiawatha Water Department for 12 years; 6 years for Circle C Farms, Steve Compton, at Scott City, in his farming and custom harvesting operation, and ADM Crosswind Packaging Division in Hiawatha; in addition to helping his family to care for Mt. Hope Cemetery, Hiawatha.
Bruce attended First Christian Church in Hiawatha prior to attending to Community of Christ Church in Fanning. To say Bruce loved the outdoors was an understatement! He loved to fish but his passion was deer hunting. Bruce enjoyed loading shells of all types, collecting guns, and a dedicated NASCAR fan. He enjoyed raising all types of hot peppers for deer summer sausage…and sharing it. In recent years, he enjoyed processing deer for Rawhide Camp. Bruce was a true friend to many….would give you the shirt off his back if you needed it.
He married the love of his life Melanie Whetstine Edie March 31, 2012, at the Fanning Church. She survives.
Also surviving are step-children Kyleigh Edie, Joey Edie, Brennah Edie, all of Highland; his mother Naomi Hollabaugh of Hiawatha; mother-in-law Virginia Whetstine of rural Highland; Grandmother Patty Dean; two sisters: Debra (Ward) Mitchell of Godfrey, IL, Geriann Marvin of Ozark, MO; sister in law JoEllen (Marion) Howerton of Highland; brother in law John (Dana) Whetstine of rural Highland; 10 nieces: Chantal Mitchell, Gabriella and Skyer Davis, Ellie Clark, Lacey Banks, Lexie Tayiah, Kinlee, Malaina and Emmyjo Whetstine; 5 nephews: Scott Mitchell, Justin Clark, Hunter and Gable Howerton, Austin Boos; 2 great-nephews: Calvin and Brody Mitchell; a great niece Rynley Boos
Bruce was preceded in death by his father Gene; father in law John Whetstine; great-nephew Gabriel Cervantes.
A Celebration of Life Service is planned for 3 p.m. Saturday, August 26, at the Fanning Community of Christ Church, with Kathleen Twombly officiating. Interment will follow at Iowa Point Cemetery.
Friends may call at Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hiawatha after 10 a.m. Friday where the family will meet from 6 until 8 that evening.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Bruce Hollabaugh Memorial Fund, sent in care of the funeral home, 124 S 7th St., Hiawatha 66434.
Mabel Lillavea Thornton
Mabel Lillavea Thornton 84, passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017 in her hometown of St. Joseph, Mo. She was born April 19, 1933 in Martinsville, Mo., daughter of the late Tessie and Tommie Starmer. She was the oldest of nine children. She worked as a Compttometrist at National Bellas Hess until marrying Oliver F. Thornton, of Clarksdale, May 18, 1963 and becoming a homemaker. She enjoyed bird watching, gardening, reading Amish romance novels, bargain hunting and garage sales, reading and trading books with her friends and sisters and traveling to Branson. Mabel was preceded in death by husband Oliver and her parents. Survivors include, daughter, Susan Thornton, St. Joseph, Mo., son, Stephen B. (Lisa) Thornton, Benton, Ark, stepson, Russell Thornton, Clarksdale, Mo., stepdaughter, Pamela (Windy) Klepac, St. Joseph, stepson, Curtis (Judy) Thornton, Gower, Mo, siblings: Wilma Lesan, Shirley Gray, William Starmer, Oleta Jones, Jane Parkhurst, LaVonne Urich, Royce (Sue) Starmer, and Marie (Bill) Wyant, two sister-in-laws: Esther N. Correll and Anola Burchett, both of St. Joseph. Nine grandchildren, many great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 am, on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Rupp Funeral Home, with Rev. Dean Eikenberry officiating. The family will receive friends from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Saturday at the Rupp Funeral Home. The Interment will be at the Memorial Park Cemetery. In addition to flowers, memorials may be made to American Red Cross, or DAV – Disable American Veterans association.
Kaylen “Tom” Wilson
Kaylen “Tom” Wilson 40, of Saint Joseph, Missouri, passed away Sunday, August 20, 2017 in Saint Joseph, MO. He was born July 20, 1977 in Falls City, NE, son of the late Betty and Rex Wilson. He graduated from Lafayette high school, and was working at GA Thompson as a journeyman painter. Tom was always happy and fun to be around, he loved cars, motorcycles, anything with wheels, but he most especially enjoyed spending time with his family. Tom was preceded in death by his parents, and a son, Kayden Wilson. Survivors include, three children: Zach Meers, Kayleen Meers, and Dylan Wilson, of Saint Joseph, MO, brothers, Tim Wilson, Shawn (Sonya) Wilson, Kevin (Marla) Wilson, Shannon (Donyea) Wilson, and John Wilson (Christina Magehe), and his twin sister, Kimberly Wilson all of St. Joseph, MO, and Erica Meers, his companion.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 am, on Friday, August 25, 2017 at Rupp Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday at the Rupp Funeral Home. The Interment will be at the Ashland Cemetery. Memorials are requested in lieu of flowers to the Tom Wilson memorial fund in care of the Rupp Funeral Home.
Margaret “Doris” Delk
TROY,KANSAS – Margaret “Doris” Delk, 95, of Troy, Kansas completed her life’s journey on August 18, 2017. Doris was born September 2, 1921, to George Henry Johnson and Clara Ethel (Price) Johnson. She taught in a one-room schoolhouse in Northeast Kansas for six years before marrying Ernest Neal Delk on August 20, 1946. They spent 51 years together and had three children: Marcia (Leonard) Twombly, of Troy, Kansas, Michael Delk, of Blue Springs, Missouri and Philip Delk, who died in 1976. Doris was proud of her seven grandchildren: Leah, Amanda, Nathan, Aaron, Ben, Beth and Angie; and her four great-grandchildren: Noah, Grace, Owen, and Meredith.
Doris loved her huge garden in which for many years she raised a variety of vegetables and fruits, sharing them freely with friends and family. Loved one will always especially remember her famous strawberry jam. She also enjoyed sharing time with friends and family playing countless games of dominoes, spoons, uno, and pinochle. Doris treasured her church and valued the time she spent in its work. She also spent endless hours in community service.
Doris was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest on December 4, 1997, her parents, a son, Philip Delk and by a brother, Bob Johnson. She is survived by one sister: Clara Belle Culp of Troy and three brothers: George Johnson of Highland, Don Johnson of Atchison, and Paul Johnson of Bendena.
Funeral: Saturday, August 26, 2017 – 10:30 A.M.
At: Community of Christ Church in Fanning, Kansas
Burial: Mount Olive Cemetery in Troy, Kansas
Visitation: family will receive friends1 hour prior to funeral at the church (9:30-10:30) Saturday. Friends may call after 12 noon Friday at the Harman-Rohde Funeral Home in Troy, Kansas.
Memorials are suggested to the Friends of Hospice of Jefferson County.