Resthaven Gardens of Memory
Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas


Submitted by Oz


Name Birth Date Death Date Other Information
Barbosa, Aurora ?? 1-17-2006 b. El Paso Tx El Paso co, d. wichita ks, Age 86, D/O Manuel and Maria Lozano de Becerra. She grew up in El Paso and later lived and worked as a pastor's wife in Mexico, New Mexico, Colorado and Wichita. She was also a registered nurse at St. Francis Hospital for 30 years, working in the surgical and kidney transplant floor. After retiring from nursing, she and her husband began a youth breakfast program that continued for 12 years as well as ministering within the Hispanic community for 28 years. Aurora loved the Lord and served alongside her husband as a pastor's wife until his death in 1996. 
Brammer, Laurence N., Jr 12-22-1945 10-11-2005 b. wichita, d. Cross City Fl Dixie co, Died in a vehicle accident near Cross City, FL. He is preceded in death by parents, Laurence and Lucy and brother, James. He retired as Captain in the Army Reserve National Guard Special Forces. He was a civilian supervisor in building large barracks in Bermuda and Puerto Rico. He later worked in construction with his son and in long distance trucking with emphasis in hauling specialized loads. He was a Boy Scout leader, avid outdoorsman, baseball umpire, and accomplished carpenter.
Buehne, Edith F. 5-12-1914 5-7-2005 b. Pocahontas Ark Randolph co, d.   Hurst Tx Tarrant Co, D/O John and Mathilda Frangenberg. Preceded in death by her son ,Hal and her great grandson Jon David. W/O Frank Buehne wed in 1938.
Chubb, Katie L. 1-22-1923 2-10-2006 b. Kingfisher ok kingfisher co, D/O Roy J.& Hazel Gladys (Lee) Madden. W/O Lawrence D. Chubb preceded her in death
Corn, Clarence William
7-19-1924 8-26-2004 b. Independence KS Montgomery co, d. Wichita KS, S/O Roy & Emma (Wilburn)Corn, WWII VET-Purple Heart, H/O E. Lorene (Roberts) Corn, Wed 4-1-1945 in Topeka, E. Lorene died 8-5-1986
Craft, Florine M.


1-6-1925  8-16-2005  b. Girard ks Crawford ks, d.  wichita, She married Herbert Craft Sept. 11, 1948 in Wichita, KS. He passed away Sept. 20, 2004.She was a retired Postal Employee and homemaker. 
Dodge, Leonard D. 10-20-1934 9-4-2005 d. wichita
Eales, Harry
11-1-1921 2-26-2005 b. Tulsa Ok Tulsa co, d. Salt Lake co UT, Harry and Mary Eales died February 26, 2005 and February 28, 2005, respectively. Harry was born to Thomas & Ruby Eales in Tulsa, OK. He lived most of his life in Wichita, KS. Harry was always sharing his contagious sense of humor with everyone he met. He always had a story, a joke or something funny in his pocket. His family was the most important thing in his life. He loved each and everyone. It was in Wichita that she met Harry, and they were married on July 27, 1956, and were later sealed for time and all eternity in the LDS Salt Lake Temple. Harry and Mary made their family home in Wichita, KS until 1998, when they came to live near their children in Utah.
Eales, Mary
1-30-1922 2-28-2005 b. Watkinsville GA, d. Salt Lake Co UT, Harry & Mary  died on February 26, 2005 and February 28, 2005, respectively. Mary was born to Earl & Clara Weatherford in Watkinsville, GA. After the death of her mother, Mary was raised by her father and stepmother, Ada Elizabeth Smith Weatherford, whom she loved so very much. She lived in Georgia until she was in her twenties when she found her way to Kansas. It was in Wichita that she met Harry, and they were married on July 27, 1956, and were later sealed for time and all eternity in the LDS Salt Lake Temple. Mary had an unforgettable smile. She loved everyone she met. She was always looking for ways to help someone else. She was devoted to her family, and treasured every moment she had with them. Harry and Mary made their family home in Wichita, KS until 1998, when they came to live near their children in Utah.
Erwin, L. 12-23-1919 8-1-2005 b. Sallisaw OK Sequoyah co, d. Haverhill MA Essex co, D/O the late Jeff and Nancy B. (Frazier) Turner, and was educated in the Oklahoma schools. She was the wife of the late Fearn R. Erwin, who died in 1985. She was the mother of the late Dana McBroom, and was preceded by 7 siblings.
Frick, Robert Gordon 9-9-1911 3-28-2005 b. Norman OK Cleveland co, d. Kerrville TX Kerr co, S/O Herman and Mabel Frick. He attended school there and in Oklahoma City. He moved to Wichita, where he worked as a typewriter repairman for the Coleman Office Supply and later at Harmon Office Supply. Bob served his country proudly. He joined the Army and while on furlough in 1942 he married Frances Pugh at Camp Beauregard, LA. He served in Tunisa and Sicily. He and Frances enjoyed attending his Army reunions with his World War II buddies. Bob loved to play golf, bowl and gardening in his, as well as his neighbors yards. He had been a 32nd Degree Mason, a Shriner and was active in the Albert Pike Lodge. He and his family were long time members of what was previously Trinity United Methodist Church. He recently had been valiantly coping with lung and brain cancer.  Bob was preceded in death by his father, Herman Frick; his mother, Mabel and stepfather, Charles Jacobs Sr.; brothers, Carroll Frick and Glenn Frick; sister, Agnes Harris and his beloved wife of 47 years, Frances. 
Herron, Ruth E. 4-20-1923 1-24-2006 b. Hutchinson ks Reno co, d. wichita, D/O David & Daisy Forgie. Wed on 2-3-1946 to Wilbur L. Herron; 1 brother & 4 sisters all preceded her in death.
Lloyd, Mark D. 4-10-1962 7-29-2005 b. Wichita, d. Overland Park ks Johnson co, S/O Dallas and Mary Lloyd. He attended Seward County Community College, Emporia State University, and Newman Hospital School of Nursing. A resident of Overland Park, he was a registered nurse specializing in Nephrology and had worked as an EMT at Liberal. He belonged to Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity. He was preceded in death by a son, Logan Dean Lloyd; and a brother, Michael Dean Layne Lloyd.
McDaniel, Betty I. (McNany)
6-30-1930 10-14-2003 d. Wichita, Retired founder and owner of McDaniel Company Inc. D/O the late Roy Earl and Flossie Mae (Stotz) McNany. On March 25, 1948 she married Richard David McDaniel in Valparaiso, IN. He died April 20, 1996. Betty was a member of Central Community Church, where she enjoyed the Care Ring Bible study group. She also volunteered her time to the church by being involved in the welcome committee and cooking on Wednesday nights. Betty was a member of the Red Hat Society and enjoyed playing cards.
McKee, Norvell Byars
4-17-1923 3-9-2005 b. Cleburne ks , d. Wichita, D/O William Raymond & Nettie Eliza Bennett Byars- She was born in Cleburne Ks it went under water, (Tuttle Creek). {NOTE: Cleburne, Riley County, Swede Creek Township use to be a next door neighbor to Pottawatomie County.)
Morgan, Joyce M. (Prothro) 4-9-1933 11-4-2005 d. wichita
Morgan, Rosella I. 1-24-1924 12-10-2005 b. Sioux City IA  Woodbury co, d. wichita, Preceded by parents Harry I & Rosa Mae Foister & brother Jerry Foister in 1989.
Pace, Helen 1-29-1917 9-24-2005 b.  Lyon co ks, d. Boise ID Ada co, D/O Martin and Anna Wessel Pedersen. She spent her younger years in Plymouth, KS and graduated from Emporia High School. Helen married George Pace in 1940 and they moved to Wichita in 1941 where George was employed by Boeing and Helen was an accomplished homemaker. They raised two daughters, Nelda Sue and Phyllis Arline, living in the same house for 49 of their 52 years of exemplary marriage. George died in 1992. They were active members of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Wichita from 1951 until moving to Idaho in 1996. Helen was suffering with Alzheimer's when she moved to Boise, ID with her daughter and son-in-law, Phyllis and Wayne Bradburn. Her husband, George, and her brother, Chester, preceded Helen in death.
Pope, Lola Lorene Schrepel
6-29-1928 3-4-2005 b. Great Bend ks Barton co, d. Garden Plain  sedgwick co
Scott, Marian L. 2-17-1926 12-6-2005 b. Sioux City IA Woodbury co, d. Kansas City ks Wyandotte co, D/O Olaf S. and Minnie Sophia (Gulli) Sather. She moved to the Kansas City area from Wichita in 1986. Marian received her nursing degree from St. Francis Nursing School in Wichita in 1986. She had worked as a registered nurse for St. Francis Hospital of Wichita. Later, she worked as a registered nurse for NorthCare Hospice in North Kansas City, MO. She was a member of the Lutheran faith.
Shepherd, Alvin J. 6-11-1926 5-8-2005 b. Chester Ark  Crawford co, d. Miami OK Ottawa co, "A.J", Miami, OK, formerly of Wichita.S/O Alvin & Jewel (Wilbanks) Shepherd. He had worked as a professional racecar driver, and had started his career at Old 81 Speedway and moved up to race at the Indy 500 in 1961. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, and the Shriners, both of Wichita, and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during W.W.II. He retired from the Wichita City Bus Transit System in 1994. He married Helen Jean (Stockbrand) Shepherd on December 3, 1946 at Wichita, KS. She preceded him in death in April of 1996. His parents, 6 brothers and 2 sisters also preceded him in death.
Smith, Brad 3-12-1959 9-22-2005 b. Pratt ks Pratt co, d. Wichita, Brad was a wonderful & loving son, husband, father and friend who always put others before himself. He moved to Wichita in 1960, graduated from East High in 1977 and married the love of his life in June, 1982. His dream was to always provide a better life for his family which he loved very much and to live his life for the Lord. Employed by Allen Trenching for over 19 years working as a field supervisor in the utility construction industry for SBC, KG&E and Cox. Brad was most happy outside, or at his lakeside cabin on Beaver Lake in Arkansas. He was always there with a helping hand when others needed him on the land or in the water. Brad was an active scout leader with troop 736 throughout both of his son's scouting careers. As a youth Brad was active in Pack and Troop 606 as a Cub Scout, a Webelos Scout, and a Boy Scout. He achieved the highest rank in Boy Scout in 1973 when he was awarded rank of Eagle Scout. He was elected to the Order of the Arrow and was a member to the Hi-Cha-Ko-Lo lodge. As an adult, he served as a leader in both Pack and Troop 736 for10 years. It is estimated that through Brad's involvement and leadership in Scouting, he has touched the lives of more than 300 youth and adults.
Smith, W. Eugene 4-20-1917 8-13-2004 b. Amorita OK Alfalfa co d.  Anaheim CA  orange county, S/O Walter and Pearl Smith. Mr. Smith Retired school teacher and administrator. Anaheim, CA, where he resided since 2002. He was  formerly a resident of Wichita. was a member of Riverlawn Christian Church of Wichita,  Air Capital  Active People (ACAP), The Gideons International and Wichita Retired Teachers Association.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Lodena Ellison Smith in 1982 and second wife, Jane Hill Smith in 2002.
Stedman, Enid Louise (Wells) 5-26-1917 7-31-2004 b. Marshall Mo Saline Co, d. Houston Tx Harris Co, Parents-Mary Gue & Felix H. Wells, W/O Howard A. Stedman
Taylor, Mary Lee 5-27-1917 12-2-2005 b. Kinsley ks Edwards co, d. wichita ks, She married Coy C. Taylor in Great Bend, KS on August 26, 1938. They lived in St. John, KS and then moved to Wichita, KS in 1942. She was a full-time homemaker and kept the accounting books for her husband's construction business. She enjoyed reading and politics in addition to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was caregiver to her husband's parents as well as her own mother and brother for many years. Her beloved husband preceded her in death in 1973.
Tidwell, Ronald 'Gene' 1-6-1928 11-10-2005 d. wichita, WWII Navy Vet - Ronald James Eugene Tidwell
Walker, Majorie J.
2-9-1926 12-25-2004 b. Topeka ks  shawnee co, d. McPherson ks McPherson co, D/O Earl M. & Ella Fulkerson Wilson W/O Carlton T. Walker-died 10-1979, Wed 7-3-1943 in Topeka KS
Wootton, Rev. Glenn Emerson 9-3-1944 1-23-2006 b. wichita ks, d. Edmond OK Oklahoma co, S/O Ralph & Regena (Roush) Wootton. Preceded by his parents and 2 sons Michael & Mark.

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