Archive for Wednesday, April 2, 2003


April 2, 2003


Funeral services for Marjorie D. Emerson, 83, Baldwin City, were Monday at United Parish Church, Lenora. Mrs. Emerson died March 27, 2003, at Baldwin Care Center.

She was born June 17, 1919, at Waterville, the daughter of Joel and Nina (Winklepleck) Moden. She married Donald Emerson on Dec. 25, 1940, at Waterville. They lived in Iowa for two years then moved to Norton County in 1944. He passed away in 1964.

She was a member of the Lenora United Parish Church, Pennyless Club, Pollyanna Club and O.E.S.

Survivors include one daughter, Melva Roberts and her husband, Gary, Lawrence; two sisters, Della Wright, Norton, and Melva Ford and her husband, Harold, Medford, Ore., and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one infant brother and one granddaughter.

Burial will be at Lenora South Cemetery, Lenora. Enfield Funeral Home, Norton, was in charge of services.


Funeral services for Carroll Wesley Pattrick, 63, Gardner, were Monday at the First Presbyterian Church, Gardner. Mr. Pattrick died Friday, March 28, 2003, at home.

He was born Jan. 8, 1940, at Mason, Okla., the son of John W. and Jewell Morrow Pattrick. He graduated from Belle Plaine High School and attended Cowley County Jr. College.

He married Joyce McDaniel Dec. 24, 1961, in Arkansas City. She survives of the home. He served in the Army from 1961-1964, then moved to Gardner. He was a draftsman in Gardner until his retirement in 2001. He also worked at Stricker's Auction on Monday evenings. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Gardner, the Gardner Jaycees and the National Engineers Association.

Survivors include his wife, two daughters, Susan Rushing and her husband, Ron, Gardner, and Shelly Bovitz and her husband, Jamie, Gardner; a son, Mike Pattrick and his wife, Lisa, Baldwin City; two brothers, John E. Pattrick, Wellington, and Paul Pattrick, Wichita; a sister, Charlene Hamilton, Belle Plaine, and seven grandchildren.

Burial will be at Gardner Cemetery, Gardner. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church Building Fund, Gardner, and sent in care of Bruce Funeral Home, 106 S. Center, Gardner, KS 66030.


Funeral services for Clarence E. Franklin, 87, Chanute, will be at 10:30 a.m. today at the First Christian Church, Chanute. Mr. Franklin died March 30, 2003, at Chanute Health Care.

He was born Aug. 29, 1915, in Chanute, the son of Clarence E. and Lenorah (Wells) Franklin. He graduated from Chanute High School in 1933. He was employed at Ash Grove Cement Company for 47 years, retiring in 1980 as Assistant Superintendent. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Chanute.

He married June Reid on June 6, 1935. She preceded him in death Feb. 15, 1994.

Survivors include a son, Bob Franklin, Baldwin City; two daughters, Janet Beseau, Topeka, and Connie Whitworth, Chanute; 11 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and two great great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Peggy Fowler, a grandson, Travis Franklin and three sisters.

Burial will be at Neosho County Memorial Park Cemetery, Chanute. Memorials can be made to the First Christian Church, Chanute. Arrangements are under the direction of Johnson Mortuary, Chanute.


Funeral services for Henry D. Flory, 93, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Willow Springs Old German Baptist Brethren Church. Mr. Flory died Tuesday at his daughter's home.

He was born July 7, 1909, in Douglas County, the son of Elmer L. and Mary Ellen (Montgomery) Flory. He lived his entire life in Douglas County and was a farmer and dairyman. He was a member of Willow Springs Old German Baptist Brethren Church.

He married Ruth Ellen Long Feb.11,1933, at Rossville, Ind. She preceded him in death April 27, 2001.

Survivors include three daughters, Norma Brubaker, Garnett, Marilyn Riffey, Westphalia, and Donna Wade Wingert, Lawrence; one son, Howard D. Flory, Eaton Ohio; one brother, Arley Flory, Baldwin City; 12 grandchildren, three step grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and four step great-grandchildren.

Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Pleasant Grove. The family will greet friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. The family suggests memorials to Douglas County Visiting Nurses Association or Hospice Care of Douglas County and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence, KS 66044.

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