Archive for Saturday, October 28, 1995


October 28, 1995


Dr. DeWayne Hunter

Winfield -- Services for Dr. DeWayne Hunter, 63, Winfield, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Miles Funeral Service in Winfield. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery.

Mr. Hunter died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 1995, at his home.

He was born Oct. 3, 1932, in Wallace, the son of L.V. and Lottie Belle Cullens Hunter.

Mr. Hunter spent his early youth in the Wallace area and moved to Manhattan with his parents when he was 16.

He received a bachelor's degree in science in 1954 from Kansas State University. He graduated in 1957 from the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Dentistry, specializing in pedodontics.

Dr. Hunter had served as dentist for Winfield State Hospital and Training Center since 1987.

In 1954, he married Jean Creighton. They divorced. On Jan. 25, 1980, he married Judith L. Nixon at Miami, Okla., and the couple moved to Winfield in 1987. She survives, of the home.

Other survivors include a daughter, Nicole Hunter, Lawrence; four sons, Jeff and Jamie, both of Prairie Village, David, Palm Beach, Fla., and Ben, Sedalia, Mo.; his father, L.V. Hunter, Lawrence; and four grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Miles Funeral Service.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Hospice Inc. and the Automatic Wheelchair Door Fund at the Cancer Center of Kansas at William Newton Memorial Hospital in Winfield. Contributions may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Curl Services

Services for Rowena Curl, 90, Lawrence, were Friday morning in Lawrence.

Mrs. Curl died Monday, Oct. 23, 1995, in Lawrence. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Survivors include two daughters, Mary Runyon, Raleigh, N.C., and Betty Wagner, Lawrence; a son, Eugene, Lawrence; three brothers, Jonathan Nottingham, Colorado Springs, Colo., James Nottingham, Charlottesville, Va., and Everett Nottingham, Lawrence; a sister, Mary Herrick, Lawrence; and five grandchildren.

Warren-McElwain Mortuary handled arrangements.

Fritz Haas

Services for Fritz Haas, 86, Lawrence, will be at 2:30 p.m. today at Corpus Christi Catholic Church with the Rev. James Shaughnessy officiating. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Sunnyside Cemetery in Caney.

Mr. Haas died Thursday, Oct. 26, 1995, at his home.

He was born Dec. 20, 1908, in Alvin, Tex., the son of Frederick and Madge Mary Speirs Haas.

Mr. Haas graduated from Augusta High School. He attended Sul Ross Teachers College in Alpine, Tex., and the Laundry and Dry Cleaning Institute in Joliet, Ill. He started work in Boston, then worked for Oklahoma Operating Co. in Oklahoma City. He owned the American Laundry in Wichita.

He retired from the laundry business in Junction City.

He was a member of Rotary Club and Kiwanis in Junction City. He also was involved in ranching and oil production. He was president of the Laundry Association of Kansas and Amateur Radio of Wichita and a member of Crestview Country Club. He attended Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Wichita and was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Lawrence.

He married Kathleen Fitzpatrick on Nov. 24, 1934, in Oklahoma City. She survives, of the home.

Other survivors include three daughters, Barbara Evans and Kay Wolfe, both of Lawrence, and Rosemary Wilcox, Picayune, Miss.; a sister, Ruth Cullins, Peabody; four grandsons; and two great-grandchildren.

Prayer services will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary, and the family will meet with friends after the service.

The family suggests memorials to the Douglas County Visiting Nurses Assn. or Therapeutic Horse Riding Instruction (THRIL). They may be sent in care of the mortuary.

Frank S. Harbaugh

Linwood -- Graveside services for Frank S. Harbaugh, 86, Tonganoxie, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Mount Sidney Cemetery in Linwood with the Rev. David Petersen officiating. Masonic services will follow.

Mr. Harbaugh died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 1995, at Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.

He was born June 4, 1909, in Linwood, the son of John and Anna Duncan Harbaugh.

He retired in 1974 as a store manager for Cook Paint & Varnish Co., St. Louis. He moved to Tonganoxie in 1987.

Mr. Harbaugh was a World War II veteran. He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Tonganoxie, and was a Mason.

He married Lena Freeman on Nov. 29, 1939. She survives, of the home.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie.z

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