Prairie Lawn Cemetery
Wellington, Sumner County, Kansas


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Name Birth Date Death Date Other Information
Ayers, Elsie Mae 11-20-1914 11-30-2005 b. Ky Ballard co, d. Mulvane ks Sumner co, D/O the late Emma Agnes & John Noble Hamilton. Volunteered for service in WWII as a WAC.
Evans, Dr. Armour H. 5-28-1906 12-12-2005
b. Wellington ks Sumner co, d. Hutchinson ks Reno co, S/O R.W. and Maggie Nee Lambe Evans. He graduated from Wellington High School, Southwestern College in 1929, Iliff School of Theology in 1932, Iliff School of Theology in 1934, and received his Master Hospital Administration at Northwestern University in 1948. He was a Pastor at Wichita Woodland Methodist Church from 1932 to 1934, Andover Methodist Church from 1934 to 1936, Kechi Methodist Church from 1936 to 1940 and Oberlin Methodist Church from 1940 to 1942. He also was a Pastor in Ness City in 1960, Colby in 1964, Newton in 1968, assistant Pastor at First United Methodist Church, Hutchinson, from 1972 to 1977, Chaplain at Wesley Towers from 1977 to 1989 and Pastor at Fairview United Methodist Church, Nickerson from 1973 to 1996. He was an assistant superintendent at Wesley Hospital, Wichita from 1947 to 1957 and was an administrator at Pikeville Methodist Hospital, Pikeville, Ky. from 1957 to 1960. He was a member of Fellow American College Hospital Administrators, Kansas State Board of Health, serving as vice president in 1957 and was chairman of Central Kansas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church from 1962 to 1968. He was on the board of trustees at Wesley Towers from 1965 to 1977, Kansas Wesleyan, Salina, from 1966 to 1974, Hadley Memorial Hospital, Hays, 1965 to 1968, Trustee American Protestant Hospital Association from 1953 to 1956, Trustee American Hospital Association from 1952 to 1954 and Paul Harris Fellow-Rotary International 1991. He also helped establish Friendship Meals, chaired the Meals on Wheels program and the RSVP program, all in Hutchinson. He also taught Bible Ethics and Philosophy at Hutchinson Community College and some classes within the Kansas State Industrial Reformatory. He was a volunteer Chaplain at Hutchinson Hospital. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving as Chaplain from 1942 to 1946 and Army Reserves veteran from 1947 to 1953, retiring in the rank of Major.  On Sept. 8, 1932, he married Dorothy Suter in Hunter, Okla. She died Dec. 18, 1994. He was preceded in death by a son, James A. Evans M.D.; and two brothers, Robert and Glen Evans. Military graveside rites conducted by the Fort Riley Honor
Foley, Carolyn Faye 8-12-1933    7-26-2005    b. & d. Wellington ks Sumner co, Retired USD 259 secretary. D/O Louis and Clara (Moon) Geiger. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and was very proud of her grandchildren. She was an avid sports fan, and particularly liked the Kansas City Chiefs, Oklahoma Sooners, K-State Wildcats and Notre Dame. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Larry; brothers, Gerald and Edward; and sister, Dorothy.
Gwinner, Roxie Mae Smyrl 10-14-1927 12-3-2003  
Landreth, Doyle 10-18-1918 11-8-2003  
Meyer, Esther B. 5-30-1910 3-14-2005 b. Wellington ks sumner co, d. Arkansas City ks cowley co, Died at South Central Kansas Regional Medical Center in Arkansas City. Esther was the former office manager of A.B. Sanders & Co., Certified Public Accountant in Wichita. D/O the late Frederick L. and Rose (Lingenfelter) Meyer. She spent her early years in Wellington. Esther was preceded in death by sister, Ruth Meyer.
Norris, Larry Eugene 2-27-1939 7-18-2005 b. & d. Wellington ks Sumner co, Preceded in death by his parents, Paul & Helen (Rusk) Norris; sister, Glenda (Norris) Sanders & son Justin Wade Norris. Wed Patricia on 7-18-1959
Reynolds, Robert Lawrence
9-20-1943 3-19-2004 b. Wellington Ks Sumner Co, d. Merriam KS Johnson Co, Parents-Lawrence & Clara Reynolds
Welch, Edwin G. 12-17-1940 10-5-2003  
Wiley, Fawnie Inez 5-30-1911 4-11-2005 b. Sumner co ks, d. Conway Springs ks Sumner co, D/O Edward P. and Margaret Elizabeth (Wilharber) Falkenberg, born south of Caldwell on the family farm. She is predeceased by her parents: her husband Gerald in 1991; 13 brothers and sisters; and one son, Max N. Wiley.

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