Archive for Tuesday, September 7, 1999


September 7, 1999


— Services for Clifford H. Gaswint, 91, Wellsville, will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Wellsville United Methodist Church. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Greenwood Cemetery, Clay Center.

Mr. Gaswint died Sunday, Sept. 5, 1999, at Baldwin Care Center, Baldwin.

He was born May 1, 1908, in Oklahoma, the son of Samuel R. and Mabel (Bickford) Gaswint.

Mr. Gaswint lived in Baldwin for 30 years and owned Gaswint Auto Salvage there in the 1950s and '60s. In 1965, he and his family returned to Clay Center, where he managed the Clay Center Movie House. He moved to Wellsville in 1985.

Mr. Gaswint was a member of Wellsville United Methodist Church, Clay Center First Lutheran Church and the Wellsville Fit and Fun Senior Group.

He married Juanita Pickett Dec. 12, 1930. She survives, of the care home.

Other survivors include a son, Warren, Jarell, Tex.; three daughters, Joanne Fiehler, Wellsville, Delores Hall, Tehachapi, Calif., and Donna Kasper, Temple, Tex.; 17 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the Wellsville United Methodist Church, Clay Center First Lutheran Church and the American Diabetes Assn., in care of Wilson and Son Funeral Home, 607 Main St., Wellsville 66092.


Naples, Fla. -- Services for Loring DeWitt Dalton, 85, of Naples, Fla., will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Lely Presbyterian Church, Naples. Burial of ashes will be in the Memorial Garden at the church

Mr. Dalton died Sunday, Sept. 5, 1999, at Manor Care at Lely Palms, Naples.

He was born May 22, 1914, in Lawrence, the son of William B. and Margery (Bowersock) Dalton. He is a Kansas University graduate and worked 29 years for Eli Lilly in Indianapolis before retiring and moving to Naples in 1979.

Mr. Dalton served in the Army Air Forces during World War II. He was an active member of Toastmasters for 47 years and served on its international board. He was an Elk, a Mason and an elder for Lely Presbyterian Church, and for 20 years he was a member of the Glades Golf Assn. in Naples.

He married Dorothy Young 63 years ago. She survives, of the home.

A son, Gary DeWitt Dalton, and a daughter, Barbara Dalton Wainwright, died earlier.

Fuller Funeral Home in East Naples, Fla., is handling arrangements.


Services for Richard D. Moore, 57, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Lied Center. He donated his body to Kansas University Medical Center.

Mr. Moore died Friday, Sept. 3, 1999, at his home.

He was born Aug. 6, 1942, the son of Bruce and Gladys Moore. He graduated in 1960 from Hiawatha High School and in 1977 from Benedictine College. He retired in 1996 from Reuter Organ Co., where he designed and drafted pipe organs for churches and universities.

Mr. Moore was a volunteer usher at the Lied Center, and was a member of the Lawrence Civic Choir, Olathe Civic Band, New Horizons Band and Home Harmony. He also was a substitute trombonist for the Jazzhaus Band.

Janice Moore, his wife of 35 years, survives, of the home.

Other survivors include a daughter, Heather Mathis, Houston; and a sister, Mary Jane Sullivan, Kalamazoo, Mich.

The family suggests memorials to Hospice Care in Douglas County, in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.

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