Archive for Thursday, June 4, 1998


June 4, 1998


Services for Martha Reep, 96, Wichita, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at First Nazarene Church, Lawrence. Burial will be in Worden Cemetery, Lawrence.

Mrs. Reep died Tuesday, June 2, 1998, at Terrace Gardens Nursing Home, Wichita.

She was born Feb. 20, 1902. She was a homemaker.

Her husband, Ervin Reep, died in 1976.

Survivors include three daughters, Kathleen Gilbert, Wichita, Frances Warren, San Marcus, Calif., and Eunice Fitzgerald, Fresno, Calif.; three brothers, Homer Stoeltzing, Sun City, Ariz., Manuel Stoeltzing, Napoleon, Mo., and August Stoeltzing, Kansas City, Kan.; three sisters, Clara Brown, San Marcus, Calif., Helen Iwig, California, and Virginia Beckmann, Raytown, Mo.; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Gideon International of Wichita, P.O. Box 17577, Wichita 67217.


Wellsville -- Services for Lela Marie Lowe, 87, rural Edgerton, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Wilson and Son Chapel, Wellsville. Burial will follow at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Stanley.

Mrs. Lowe died Tuesday, June 2, 1998, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center.

She was born May 24, 1911, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of George Moore and Viola Britt. She was a homemaker and also drove a school bus for the Wellsville School District for 11 years.

She was a member of the Wild Care Organization of Kansas. She also was a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Wellsville.

She married Eugene Vincent Lowe in 1929 in Seneca. He preceded her in death.

Survivors include five sons, Robert Lowe, Edgerton, Larry Lowe, Saguache, Colo., Ronald Lowe, Gardner, Dannie Lowe, Spring Hill, and David Lowe, Wellsville; five daughters, Margaret Brumbaugh, Olathe, Suellyn Stone, Belton, Mo., Deeanna Dornes, Rantoul, Cheryl Swisher, Salem, Ore., and Gina Hall, Lawrence; a brother, Clinton Moore, Oklahoma; three sisters, Vera Wissndippe , Seneca, Betty Haggarty, Kansas City, Kan., and Margie Latimer, Andover; 43 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 7 p.m to 8:30 p.m. today at Wilson and Son Funeral Chapel.

The family suggests memorials to the Wild Care Organization, which may be sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 486, Wellsville 66092.


Oskaloosa -- Services for Harold H. Horton, 97, Topeka, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Barnett Funeral Home, Oskaloosa. Burial will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Perry.

Mr. Horton died Tuesday, June 2, 1998, at Westwood Manor, Topeka.

He was born Nov. 19, 1900, in Topeka, the son of Myron and Alice Parrett Horton. He was a 1918 graduate of Berryton High School.

He was a baker at the Harvey House restaurants for many years and had worked as a section hand for the Santa Fe Railroad in Topeka for many years.

He was a member of the Missionary Baptist Church, Perry.

He married Mary Alma Caywood on April 2, 1926, in Alva, Okla. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include two sons, Jesse, Topeka, and Herb, Perry; a brother, Willis, Manhattan; a sister, Edna Mae Walters, Kansas City, Kan.; 10 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from noon until 8 p.m. today at Barnett Funeral Home.

The family suggests memorials to the Missionary Baptist Church, Perry, which may be sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa 66066.


Wellsville -- Services for Mary Lee Brecheisen, 93, Kansas City, Mo., will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Wilson and Son Chapel, Wellsville. Burial will follow at Clearfield cemetery, Eudora.

Mrs. Brecheisen died Monday, June 1, 1998, at St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.

She was born Dec. 2, 1904, in Sedalia, Mo., the daughter of Charles Nathaniel and Virginia Vesta Roberts England. She was a homemaker.

She married Paul George Brecheisen on Sept. 13, 1932, in Liberty, Mo. He died Dec. 8, 1995.

Survivors include a sister, Margaret Fort, Sedalia, Mo.

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