Kechi, Sedgwick County, Kansas
E 1/2 Section 10, TWP 26S, R1E, Kechi Township. Located 1/2 mile north of the intersection of Hillside and 61st Street North.
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|Name||Birth Date||Death Date||Burial||B/R/G||Other Information|
|Bonnesen, George D.||11-23-1920||1-8-2006||
b. Abbyville ks Reno co, d. Winfield ks Cowley co, S/O Fargus "Frank" Ray and Flossie Thompson Bonnesen. As a child, he lived in Guymon, Okla., Holly and Burlington, Colo., and later Nickerson, where he finished his education.
On Dec. 30, 1941, he married Vernie Williams in Hutchinson. The couple made their first home in Nickerson. A veteran of World War II, he proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy, serving on the USS Arkansas. His extensive military career included the European Theater, the Pacific Theater, D-Day invasion of 1944, Bombardment of Cerborg, the invasion of Southern France, Battle of Iwa Jima and Okinawa and the Liberation of the Philippines. His service time took him to Italy, North Africa, Algiers, Casablanca, Monoca, Sicily, Ireland, Scotland and England. Following his honorable discharge in October of 1945, he returned to Hutchinson. In 1952, the couple moved to Wichita, and he began employment with KG&E as a journeyman mechanic. He later became a mechanical foreman at the Murray Gill Plant in Wichita, retiring in 1985. The couple had resided at the Kansas Veterans Home in Winfield since 2003. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars No. 3544, Winfield, and the DAV and USS Arkansas Association. His hobbies included his family, traveling, fishing, hunting and photography. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Emery Bonnesen; a daughter-in-law, Georgia Bonnesen; and a granddaughter, Rebecca Bonnesen.
|Brown, Robert Doyle||5-17-1928||10-7-2005||b. Wellington ks Sumner co, d. Derby ks Sedgwick co, "Bob" s/o Doyle and Fern (Froman) Brown. When Bob was in his early 20's, he and his brothers enlisted in the US Navy.|
|Butler, Mary E. "Granny" (King)||21 Apr 1905||18 Mar 2004||b. Hot Springs AR, Garland Co, d. Sedgwick KS, Harvey Co, Parents-Joe & Ida King Husband Ralph dec'd|
|Chambers, Wayne D.||1-5-1921||11-16-2005||U.S. Army WWII. Preceded by parents Lee & Maggie Chambers; one sister & four brothers, including his twin brother.|
Cocke, Claude L.
|3 Sep 1919||24 Mar 2004||b. Atoka County OK, d. Wichita, Parents-Lula Veril & John Cocke, Army Air Force|
Coffman, Gladys H.
|03 Oct 1914||3 6 21|
|Coffman, James Pratt||11 Nov 1912||12 Aug 1986||14 Aug 1986||3 6 22|
|30 Aug 1895||12 Jul 1983||15 Jul 1983||2 3 18|
|25 Feb 1891||21 Mar 1974||25 Mar 1974||2 3 19|
|24 Jan 1921||2 3 20|
|05 Dec 1919||18 Oct 1974||22 Oct 1974||2 3 21|
|06 Apr 1927||2 3 22|
|DeHaven, Dean Edward||18 Mar 1925||08 Dec 1987||12 Dec 1987||2 3 23|
|Dugger, Rachel Frances Pollard||12 Jul 1833||1896||2 4 11|
|Endsley, Cliftena||1-18-1947||10-29-2005||b. Excelsior Springs MO Clay co, d. Park City ks Sedgwick co, "Tink", D/O Clifton & Willa Potter and married Norman Endsley on Jan 18, 1947 in Kansas City, KS.|
Gawthrop, John E.
|5-29-1935||10-6-2004||b. & d. Wichita, Ret. heavy equipment operator. S/O Clarence and Mable Gawthrop. They preceded him in death.|
George, Mary Helen (Davidson)
|10-15-1910||3-11-2005||b. Wichita, d. Valley Center ks sedgwick co, Widow of Russell C. George Oct. 15, 1910 to Charley E. & Mary M (Hicklin) Davidson. She is a direct descendent on her maternal side of Mayflower Pilgrims John & Elizabeth (Tilley) Howland. She had been employed in her lifetime by the Coleman Co. and Beech Aircraft. Mrs. George has lived in the Valley Center area since 1951.|
Hale, Philip D.
|Jan 1917||18 Apr 2004||b. KS, d. Wichita, Parents Brooks Hale & Lily (Malcom) Hale|
|Harrell, Allen Scott||19 Nov1914||22 Mar 2005||b. Dallas tx dallas co, d Cape Girardeau MO Cape Girardeau co, He ran a poultry business in Wichita prior to WWII and worked for Santa Fe Railroad as a conductor for 33 years in Emporia, KS, retiring in 1977. During WWII, he served in the Army in combat in Europe. He was a member of Wichita Bible Church and of the American Legion in Emporia. He was raised in Wichita. He graduated high school from Valley Center in 1933. He married Edna M. Strickland of Kechi, KS, on June 16, 1936. She preceded him in death on February 12, 2002.|
|Lindemann, Leticia L.||11-19-1981||1-22-2006||b. & d. wichita ks|
|07 Jun 1887||28 Dec 1910||2 4 12|
|30 Jun 1849||07 Dec 1936||2 4 13|
|Monasmith, Sarah Elizabeth Dugger||28 Jun 1854||07 Oct 1942||2 4 14|
|Papen, Victor L.||9-6-1935||2-14-2006||b. Lamar NE Chase co, d. Augusta ks Butler co, S/O Virgil Clinton & Geneve (Monasmith) Papen. He was preceded by parents; step ston Joey Halvarson; step grandson Kevin Le & brother Robert N. Papen|
|Powers, Mildred M. Kelly||31 Jan 2003||23 Nov 2003|
|24 Aug 1862||11 Jan 1946||2 2 5|
Rogers, Eva E. Smith
|09 Sep 1868||18 Sep 1943||2 2 6|
|29 Aug 1835||14 May 1923||2 2 7|
|Rogers, William A.||22 Jun 1833||18 Nov 1896||2 2 8|
|Shock, James Ray||7-4-1950||4-21-2005||d wichita ks|
|07 Feb 1879||20 Apr 1976||22 Apr 1976||2 8 12|
|29 Dec 1872||19 Nov 1961||21 Nov 1961||2 8 13|
|10 Aug 1888||07 Nov 1889||2 8 14|
|21 Jan 1843||17 Dec 1909||19 Dec 1909||2 8 15|
|19 Sep 1839||14 Nov 1923||16 Nov 1923||2 8 16||Co A 3 Mich CAV|
Smith, Daisy M.
|1887||1933||3 6 19|
|Smith, Francis Marion "Frank"||20 Aug 1875||20 Mar 1959||22 Mar 1959||3 6 20|
Smith, Sarah E.
|1868||1921||4 1 17|
|M. Smith, George Wiley||04 Jun 1866||1932||4 1 18|
Stein, Nancy Jean
|9 Nov 1932||24 Jan 2005||b. Ponoca City ok Kay co, d. Wichita, D/O William Hughes and Effie McClung-Hughes|
|Swender, Lowell Wesley||2 Feb 1917||23 Oct 1999||b. Moravia, IA, son of Daniel Webster Swender and Clara Belle Morgan; marr. Lois Marvelle Green, 31 Dec 1938|
Wynn, Lyle V.
|28 Oct 1939||10 Apr 2004||b. Centralia IL Marion Co., d. Valley Center KS Sedgwick Co., Parents Floyd & Bertha (Hupman) Wynn|
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