Roselawn Cemetery
Salina, Saline County, Kansas


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Name Birth Date Death Date Other Information
Bachow, Rose H. 1-18-1902 1-15-2004 B. Sylvan Grove KS  Lincoln Co, D. KS
Bane, Isabel Anna
5-14-1912 9-5-2004  b. Lyndon Ks Osage co, d  Salina KS Saline co
Gerdes, John Charles 3-19-1951 9-30-2005 b. Salina ks Saline co, d. McPherson ks, S/O Edward Wayne and Vera Marie Rice Gerdes. He graduated in 1970 from Lincoln High School and graduated from Beloit VoTech. A resident of McPherson since 1995, moving from Bonner Springs, he worked as a machinist for El-Kan, Wilson Lake Marina, as a mechanic, was a screen printer for Artex Co., Kit Manufacturing and was a machinist for Central Plastics. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Angel Lee Gerdes; and a brother, Gene Gehardt Gerdes.
Graves, William Henry 5-23-1914 3-18-2005 d Salina ks saline county, President & CEO of Graves Truck Line . He was born  on a farm near Mentor, Kansas the son of William Preston Graves and Alice Grace Hawn Graves. He was Chairman of the Board and former President of Graves Truck Line, Inc. until his retirement in 1982. He also owned and operated the former Graves Truck and Auto Museum in Salina and farming and ranching operations in the Salina area. Mr. Graves received an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree from Kansas Wesleyan University in 1979, He has served as a Director on many Boards including Kansas Wesleyan, Salina YMCA, United Way, Asbury Hospital, St. John's Military School, Planters State Bank and Trust Company, Bank IV, Columbia Union National Bank and Trust Company in Kansas City, MO, the Peoples State Bank & Trust Company of Ellinwood, and the Coronado Area Council of the Boy Scouts. He is past President of the Salina Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the First United Methodist Church, Kansas Cavalry, Gridiron Club, Salina Country Club, Rotary Club and Salina Elks Lodge #718. He was a member of Salina Masonic Lodge #60, KCCH, Salina Scottish Rite Consistory, Isis Shrine and Court #94, Royal Order of Jesters. He served as President of the Kansas Motor Carriers Association and was on the Board of Governors of the American Trucking Associations, Inc. In 1972 he received the Salina YMCA's Distinguished Citizens Award. In 1998 he was inducted into the Kansas Business Hall of Fame. He was appointed to the Kansas Highway Commission by Governor Hayden. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Dwight L. and John A. Graves; and his sisters Alice M. Ely, Ada L. Bennett, Marjorie G. Hamilton, Mary J. McLeod, and Eleanor L. Murdock. He married the former Helen Mayo, November 6, 1940 at the First United Methodist Church, Salina.
Helms, Shannon  J.
1-15-1965 8-18-2004 b. Council Grove  Ks  Morris county, d. Salina ks  Saline co, He was a street maintenance worker for the City of Salina.  He was preceded in death by his father, George Helms in 1999. 
Olson, Leslie W. 5-11-1915 1-21-2006  b. & d. Lindsborg ks McPherson co, S/O William and Ellen Samuelson Olson. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was preceded in death by a brother, Harold Olson; a sister, Dorothy Peterson; and a grandson.
Otis, Donald W. 9-12-1930 4-7-2005 b. Osage ks Osage co, d  Wichita, Died at the Kansas Masonic Home in Wichita, KS. He was a retired Civil Engineering Consultant. Donald was preceded in death by his wife, Winona.
Peterson, Mayme W. 7-3-1912 10-3-2005 b. Bridgeport ks Saline co, d. Lindsborg ks McPherson co, D/O Simon and Amanda Swenson Sundquist. A resident of Lindsborg, she was a bookkeeper for Woolworth department store, McPherson. On June 8, 1941, she married Melvin B. Peterson in Lindsborg. He died Dec. 7, 1995.
Poos, John W. 10-2-1920 12-10-2003  
Riggs, Clarice Rhae 10-30-1926 10-26-2005 b. Wayne ks Republic co, d. Overland Park ks Johnson co, Preceded in death by her parents, Denzel and Dora Campbell; her husband, Scott Riggs; her two brothers, Tom Campbell and Royce Campbell.
Tucker, Thomas Reed 9-15-1916 5-20-2005 b. & d. Salina ks Saline co, S/O Otho Christopher and Josie Minerva (Baker) Tucker. 

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