Archive for Wednesday, September 17, 2003

Deaths

September 17, 2003

EDWARD L. GIBLER

Memorial services for Edward L. Gibler, 56, Lawrence, were Saturday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, Lawrence. Mr. Gibler died Sept. 9, 2003, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

He was born Dec. 14, 1946, at Lawrence, the son of Ivan Thomas and Betty Marie (Stevens) Gibler. He attended Vinland Grade School and graduated from Baldwin High School in 1965. He was employed as a job superintendent with Civil Development. He had worked for Foley Construction, W.A. Dunbar & Sons and Lawrence Ready Mix.

He was a life member of the Alford-Clarke Post 852 of Veterans of Foreign Wars and was a Past Commander in 1993, 1994 and 1995.

Survivors include his wife, Judy, of the home; a son, Ed "Will" Gibler, Lawrence; a daughter, Cori Baker, Lawrence; a mother-in-law, Eva Hudson, Lawrence; a sister, Charlotte Montgomery, Lawrence; three grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Mona Fleeger in 1986.

Mr. Gibler was cremated. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association and sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, PO Box 1260, Lawrence, KS 66044.

Online condolences may be sent to www.rumsey-yost.com.

RUTH O. MUCKEY-SHUCK

Graveside services for Ruth O. Muckey-Shuck, 93, Baldwin City, were Monday at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, south of Lawrence. Mrs. Muckey-Shuck died Sept. 12, 2003, at the Baldwin Care Center.

She was born June 13, 1910, at Meeker, Colo., the daughter of Ruthford and Nellie (Sutton) Crady.

She married Andrew Jacob Muckey June 10, 1931, at Lyndon. He died May 17, 1982. She married Charles Shuck Aug. 6, 1983. He died in 1993.

She was a member of the Old Order German Baptist Church, Willow Springs.

Survivors include her son, Marion Muckey and his wife, Charlotte, Lawrence; a sister, Edith Musick, Cleveland, Ohio; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson and the children of Charles Shuck.

She was preceded in death by two husbands, one daughter, Grace Laverne Muckey, two brothers, Charles and Leonard Crady, and two sisters, Edna Mae Arnold and Helen DeLong.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Baldwin Care Center and sent in care of Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, PO Box 64, Baldwin City, KS 66006.

CARL JOHANNING

Funeral services for Carl Johanning, 87, Baldwin City, will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at the St. John's United Church of Christ, north of Worden. Mr. Johanning died Sept. 13, 2003, at Saint Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.

He was born Sept. 13, 1916, at Baldwin City, the son of William Henry and Carrie M. (Hock) Johanning. He attended the Willow Springs Grade School. He was a life-long farmer and stockman in the Worden community.

He married Katherine E. Brass May 25, 1943, in Lawrence. He was a member of the St. John's United Church of Christ, north of Worden.

Survivors include his wife, Katherine of the home; a son, Orville Johanning and his wife, Judy, Baldwin City; a daughter, Sondra Nickel and her husband, Daryl, Potomac, Maryland; a sister, Helen Swelser, Topeka, and four grandchildren.

Mr. Johanning was preceded in death by his parents.

Burial will follow the ceremony at St. John's Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association and sent in care of Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, PO Box 64, Baldwin City, KS 66006.

CLIFFORD R. SUDJA

Funeral services for Clifford R. Sudja, 18, Overbrook, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the First Christian Church of Centropolis. Mr. Sudja died Sunday, September 14, 2003, in an automobile accident.

He was born January 14, 1985, in Ottawa, the son of Nancy (Crawford) Sanders and Rudy Sudja. He was raised in rural Douglas County and attended Marion Springs Elementary School. He graduated from Baldwin High School in 2003. He was employed by Dream Kitchens of Centropolis as a cabinet installer.

He attended the First Christian Church of Centropolis.

Survivors include his mother Nancy Sanders and her husband, Tom, Overbrook; his father Rudy Sudja and his wife, Sally Gronniger, Baldwin City; two sisters, Rebecca Sudja and her husband, Kelly Hockey, Baldwin City, and Rachel Sanders, Overbrook; one brother, Nathan Sudja, Baldwin City; two nephews and one niece; grandparents, Roy and Helen Crawford, Overbrook, Marge and Nick Kring, Baldwin City, and Bill and Rexanna Sanders, Baldwin City, and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Rudy Sudja, and his grandmother, Patsy Sanders.

Visitation will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, Baldwin City. Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church of Centropolis and sent in care of Lamb Roberts Funeral Home, PO Box 14, Ottawa, KS 66067.

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