Marion, Marion County, Kansas
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|Name||Birth Date||Death Date||Other Information|
|Bezdek, Mary Jo||2-18-1927||7-6-2005||b. Tampa ks marion co, d. Marion ks marion co, D/O Edmond and Agnes Pientka. A resident of Marion, formerly of the Lincolnville and Pilsen Communities. On Oct. 19, 1949, she married Ernest Bezdek at Florence. He died in 1986.|
|MacNaughton, Robert Arthur||10-16-1926||10-3-2005||b.Port Arthur TX Jefferson co, d. Leawood ks Johnson co, A physician, rancher and soldier. He was the 2nd son of Helen Reeves and David Victor MacNaughton. He grew up in Wichita, KS, where he attended the public school system including the University of Wichita. Premed was completed at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. He graduated from St. Louis University School of Medicine in 1949. After interning at Wesley Hospital in Wichita, he was abruptly called to active duty in Korea, where he was assigned as battalion surgeon of the 2nd Bn., 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Division. His Korean ribbon holds five battle stars and two arrowheads (assault landings). He was awarded the Bronze Star with V (valor) and the Combat Medic Badge. At the Chosin Reservoir debacle, his regiment was cut off and decimated with him being the only surviving surgeon. He volunteered for the Airborne and became a paratrooper; subsequently he was appointed Regimental Surgeon of the 187th Abn. R.C.T. Following radiology training at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio and Washington University in St. Louis, MO, he moved to Kansas City and practiced 37 years at St. Joseph Hospital. There he served as Chairman of Radiology, Chief of Staff, and two terms on the Board of Trustees. During his tenure at St. Joseph Hospital, he introduced and established nuclear medicine, diagnostic ultrasound, computerized tomography (C.T.) and M.R.I. In 1980, he attended the Graham School for Cattleman in Garnett, KS, to increase his knowledge of livestock. Subsequently, he established the MacNaughton Limousin Ranch in Louisburg, KS, which he enjoyed during his retirement from medicine. His initial herd was Angus cattle, and later developed a registered purebred Limousin herd, including several show-ring champions. In 9152, he married his college sweetheart, Betty D. McIntosh. He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Dr. David Victor of Chattanooga, TN.|
|Razor, Clara K.||3-20-1912||9-12-2005||b. Durham Ks Marion co, d. Marion ks Marion co, D/O Jacob and Louisa Lehr Frick. On June 27, 1930, she married William Razor Sr. He died in 1991.|
|Regnier, Jack E.||8-12-193||7-12-2005||b. Concordia ks Cloud co, d. Wichita, S/O Donald and Orris Kocher Regnier. A resident of Marion, he was a business owner and salesman at Marion Auto Parts.|
Schmersey, W. W.
|1921||4-25-2004||b Marion Ks Marion Co, d. Wichita, Parents Marie (Kaiser) & William Frederick Schmersery|
|Stenzel, Hazel||8-1-1909||6-19-2005||b. KS, d. Springfield MO Greene co, She married Milton R. Stenzel. He preceded her in death.|
Travis, Lawrence E.
|1-29-1911||8-18-2005||b. Runnymede ks harper co, d. marion ks marion co, S/O Milford Travis and Thella Grim. He was a former resident of Wichita and Milton before moving to Marion in 1996. He was a retired salesman with Monarch Grocery Company.|
|Turner, Helen||5-7-1916||5-28-2005||b. Marion Co ks, d. Marion Ks Marion co, D/O Henry and Mary Hill Bernhardt. She was preceded in death by a husband, Robert Westbrook; and a husband, Ira Turner.|
Wegerer, Robert W.
|11-13-1919||4-15-2004||b. & d. Marion KS Marion Co., Parents John & Gertrude Winkley Wegerer|
|Woerz, Warren D.||1-6-1931||5-24-2005||b. Hillsboro, ks Marion co, d. Marion Ks Marion co, S/O Adolph and Inez Woerz. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Sue Moore.|
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