Resthaven Cemetery
Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas


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Name Birth Date Death Date Other Information
Bennett, Robert L.
1-9-1930 2-19-2005 b. Pratt ks Pratt co, d. Wichita ks, S/O Cleveland and Aubie (Ward) Bennett. He was a loving husband, father, grandpa and great-grandpa and cared about his family more than anything. He retired from Industrial Sales of more than 35 years in 1991. He served in the Army from June 12, 1946 to his honorable discharge on March 25, 1948 due to a disability. While serving, PFC Robert L. Bennett received a WWII Victory Medal as a Military Policeman.
Blackburn, J. Dale 1-10-1932 12-15-2003  
Bradford, Eual 12-27-1927 11-7-2003  
Buchanan, Merle Louise 3-29-1929 2-28-2004 b. Ft. Scott KS Bourbon Co, d. Concordia KS  Cloud Co
Chamberlain, Dorothy B.
10-12-1916 4-10-2004 b. Tipton, Ok  Tillman Co, d. Muskogee Ok  Muskogee co, Husbands- John Grimes & Ray Chamberlain
Cochran, Harold A.
11-12-1920 12-13 2004 b. Hollister Ks  bourbon co, d. Wichita, Cochran, Harold A., 84, passed away peacefully with family at his side Monday, December 13, 2004 at the Hynes Hospice Center at the Vyne in Wichita, KS. Harold was born November 12, 1920 in Hollis, KS. He served in the U.S. Army in WWII in Europe and England later returning to Wichita where he met and married Mae Dean Little and settled. Harold retired from the Gas Service Co. in 1981 after 32 years of service.
Crumm, Maye Carter 3-7-1913 3-17-2005 b. Bulls Gap TN Hawkins co, d. Parker Co   Douglas co, D/O Dr. Jesse Taylor Carter and Mary Belle Pattison Carter in Bulls Gap, Tenn. She grew up on a family farm in Alfalfa, Okalahoma. She attended Weatherford College in Oklahoma and, received a Masters Degree in Education from W.S.U. She married Carl Woodrow Crumm on September 10, 1936 in Alfalfa, Ok. In the '40's, they moved to Kansas where Maye and Woodrow lived for 5 years. In 1947, they moved to Alamosa, Colorado for 2 years where Woodrow was a jeweler and Maye taught at the College. In 1953, the family moved back to Wichita where Maye became the Editor of the Beachcraft newspaper. Several years later, she accepted the position of Principal of Plainview High School in Wichita. She started Belle Carter School in 1958 and just a short 2 years later, in 1960, she purchased the Campbell Castle in Riverside to house her growing school. This castle thereafter became known as the Crumm Castle. Maye was the Head Mistress and Owner of the school until her retirement in 1989. She was a lifelong learner and scholar, whose poems earned her several national awards and were printed in several poetry books. In 2000, she moved from Wichita, Kansas to Parker, Colorado to live with her daughter Jennifer until her passing. Maye had two sisters, Neva Blanch Widener and Opal Pearl McGuire, both of which preceded her in death. Also preceded in death was her husband, Carl Woodrow Crumm Sr. and a great grandchild, Carl W. (Seth) Crumm IV. Survivors include two children, Jennifer, of Parker, Colorado: C.W. (Punny), of Larkspur, Colorado. Two grandchildren, Carl W. (Gebi) Crumm III of Castle Rock, Colorado; and, Christian Wulf, of Wichita, Kansas. Two great-grandchildren, Sara Marie and Caleb Wulf, of Wichita, Kansas.
Deanman, Barbara Ann "Bobbi" 7-7-1939 7-2004 b. Saginaw MI  Saginaw co, d. Wichita, Parents-Harold Bruske & Louise Bowen
Eulert, Arnold E 11-1-1919 10-3-2003  
Farmer, Benjamin  Franklin 
11-25-1947 1-28-2005 d. Wichita, Buried next to his parents Ralph & Dorothy Farmer.
Fletcher, Esther Flora 11-15-1918 8-8-2004 b. Optima OK   Texas co, d.  Wichita, D/O August & Martha Klingsick Gieselmann, Husband Jewell "Gene" Fletcher
Fraipont, Gertrude Marie (Sponsel)
2-20-1917 1-7-2005 b. St. Francis KS  Cheyenne co, d. Tahlequah OK Cherokee Co, Formerly of Wichita died after a long illness. She is preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Leonard O. Fraipont, a former commanding officer with the Wichita Police Dept. Known by her friends as Gert, D/O Chris and Alma Sponsel and resided in Goodland, KS until she was 18 years old, at which time she came to Wichita and attended the Venus School of Beauty. Gert and Leonard were married on Aug. 12, 1940 in St. Mary's Cathedral, Wichita and were active members of St. Joseph Catholic Parish in west Wichita until their retirement in March of 1967. Gert was former owner of the Kut and Kurl beauty shop on west Douglas for many years. Gert and Leonard traveled extensively in thier Airstream trailer until settling down in a summer residence near Tahlequah, OK in 1976. After the passing of her father, Chris Sponsel, Gert moved back to Goodland, KS to manage the family farm until Leonard became ill and they returned to Wichita in 1999 to be close to the family.
Grantz, Ray R.
7-30-1922 4-1-2004 b. Deer Creek OK  Grant Co., d  Wichita, Parents Blen Skaggs Grantz & Elvie R. Grantz, USAF WWII
Hoyt, Dr. James Lynn 10-22-1950 1-12-2006 b. wichita ks, d. Houston tx Harris co, Graduated from Wichita HS North in 1968, KSU in '72 & KU Medical School in '83. Medical Director of Physical Medicine & Rehab for Christur St. Joseph's Hospital in Houston TX. He enjoyed flying acrobatic aircraft.
Humphrey, Edith Mary 4-28-1911 3-1-2004 b. KS, d. Wichita
Jenkins, Alva G.
12-1-1934 6-25-2004 b. Pratt Co KS, d. Wichita, Parents-Alva & Lois Jenkins
Jordan, Ray 9-30-1946 11-30-2003  
Krauter, Sharon Kay
2-8-1946 9-19-2004 b. Wichita, d. Joplin MO Jasper co, D/O Willie and Nina (Harris) Jantz. Her parents and one son, Robin Wade Martin preceded her in death. Mrs. Krauter was a graduate of Butler County Community College, El Dorado,  KS; having earned an Associates Degree. She was a homemaker and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
Lindner, Eugene
7-22-1922 6-26-2004 b. Worthing SD Lincoln co, . Derby KS Sedgwick co, Parents-John & Mary Helen (Koechner) Lindner, H/O Regina Ernestine (Schweppendstedde) Lindner-dec-d 4-29-1998, Wed 6-17-1944 In Camp Chaffee, AR
Linnabary, Herbert R. 7-16-1912 4-2004 b.  Delphia MT. Musselshell Co, d.  Wichita, Parents, Joseph Herbert & Angie Grace (Schaffer) Linnabary
Lipke, Charles L. 12-14-1943 11-2-2003  
Martinez, Juan J. 7-12-1936 5-24-2005 b. Bolivia, So America, d. wichita, S/O Miguel & Josefa Zelaya Martinez in Camargo, Bolivia.
Mast Patricia Mary Albert 11-8-1943 9-30-2003  
McKinney, Edward Stephen 9-13-1914 9-28-03  
Means, Gladys C.
2-23-1904 12-15-2004 b. Coffeyville ks Montgomery co, d. Wichita, Age 100, former sales demonstrator and homemaker. D/O William and Rosa (Eakins) Cockrell. She attended Coffeyville High School, graduating in 1922. Gladys had a knack for math and she used to amaze the customers at the lumber yard where her dad was the assistant manager by figuring board feet in her head. Following a 4-year courtship, Gladys married Shelby S. Whitehead on May 12, 1924 at age 20. To get her attention, Shelby drove a red Buick convertible, which Gladys and her father had looked at but Shelby's father had bought, around the high school honking the horn until the teacher instructed Gladys to have Shelby stop. After living briefly in Kansas City, Gladys and Shelby moved to Wichita where they opened "Whitehead Bakery" across the street from East High School. One of her favorite customers was Walter Beech. Later, Gladys became a sales demonstrator of Feather Combs at Innes Dept. Store, of Redi-Wheat at the Allis Hotel and of Sunbeam appliances at David's. Gladys and Shelby were married for 49 years until their divorce on June 28, 1973. Gladys remarried on August 27, 1973 to Eldon A. Means, a consulting chemist and Shelby's best friend. However, Gladys and Shelby remained good friends. In fact, Gladys would routinely invite Shelby and his ladyfriend, Linda Joyce, over for holiday meals with she and Eldon, particularly at Thanksgiving and Christmas, until their health prevented. Gladys loved to entertain and did so in high style, using her silver service, cut crystal and Haviland china. Gladys and Eldon were married for 24 years until his death on January 17, 1997. Shelby died on May 18, 2003 at age 102. Gladys was a member of the West Side Christian Church.
Miller, Bessie Pauline
6-14-1915 2-10-2005 b. Chilhowee MO Johnson co, d. Emporia Ks  lyon co, Lived most of her adult life in Wichita, KS. The daughter of Walter M. and Hettie A. Scott. She married Gerald L. Miller on July 7, 1931 in Wichita, KS. He preceded her in death in 1984. Preceded in death by her parents, husband, son Jerry Miller, a brother Tom Scott, a sister Imogene Ramsey, one great-granddaughter, and one great-great grandson.
Peek, Ahlene
2-21-1924 7-3-2004 b. Council Bluff IA  Pottawattamie co, d. Green Valley AZ  Pima co
Porter, Arthur R.
6-27-1914 4-28-2004 b. Reece Ks  Greenwood Co, d. Wichita 
Richcreek, Mildred V.
10-2-1915 8-15-2004 b. Salt Lake City UT Salt lake county, d. West Burlington Iowa  Des Moines Co, Parents-Edith & Andrew Sheridan DeVore, Wed Mayo S. Richcreek on 11-24-1932 in Wichita, He died 6-6-1998
Wilson, Warren H. 12-18-1920 9-30-2003  
Witherspoon, Robert G. 7-23-1922 1-24-2004  

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