Archive for Thursday, April 22, 2004


April 22, 2004


Funeral services for Theresa V. Salsbery, 87, Baldwin City, were Sunday at Dengel & Son Mortuary, Ottawa. Mrs. Salsbery died April 13, 2004, at her home in Baldwin City.

She was born Aug. 30, 1916, at Overbrook, the daughter of Benjamin and Grace (Bragg) Hoffman. She lived in Baldwin most of her life, moving to Ottawa in 1992, and returning to Baldwin in 1998.

She married Donald Loyd Salsbery Feb. 28, 1944, at Overbrook. He died April 8, 1998.

Survivors include two sons, Willard Salsbery, Glendale, Ariz., and Jim Salsbery, Baldwin City; two daughters, Patricia Routh, Havensville, and Mary Whiteford, Ottawa; six sisters, Virgie Heffner, Baldwin City, Myrtle Eggert, Benson, Ariz., Sally Hepner, Topeka, Doris Brown, Ottawa, Wilma Domino, Texas, and Maridonna Cain, Ottawa; two brothers, Maurice Hoffman, Des Moines, Iowa, and Donnie Hoffman, Tucson, Ariz.; eight grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband and parents, four brothers, Delbert Hoffman, Howard Hoffman, Lloyd Hoffman and Fred Hoffman, one sister, Anna Stahel and one infant sister, Grace Hoffman, and two great grandchildren.

Burial was at Union Cemetery, Douglas County. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association or Douglas County Hospice and sent in care of Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory, Ottawa, KS 66067. Condolences may be emailed to


Funeral services for Frieda M. Ziesch Primm, 75, Olathe, were Friday at First Baptist Church, Olathe. Mrs. Primm died April 14, 2004, at Olathe Medical Center.

She was born April 15, 1928, at Baldwin City, the daughter of Julius and Ida Gastrock Ziesch. She graduated from Baldwin High School and attended Baker University where she studied music and voice and performed in musical events.

She was a member of First Baptist Church of Olathe for 50 years, where she sang in the choir. She was a member of the Olathe Intergenerational Choir for the last 10 years and the Morning Grange No. 227 for almost 40 years.

She married Carl Primm April 17, 1949. He survives of the home.

She retired from Universal Underwriters in Overland Park after 23 years.

Survivors include her husband; one son, Barry Kevin Primm, Tirrana, Albania; one brother, Arthur Ziesch and his wife, Viva, Baldwin City; two grandchildren, and 10 nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, Ernest, Herman, Harold Ziesch and one sister, Ida Hornberger.

Burial was at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens, Olathe. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, Olathe, or the Intergeneration Chorus Scholarship Fund and sent in care of Texanna Ollenberger, 2024 E. 151st St., Olathe, KS 66062.


Graveside services for Charles T. Riley, 81, Baldwin City, will be today at 10 a.m. at the Mount Sidney Cemetery, Linwood. Mr. Riley died Monday, April 19, 2004, at Wellsville Manor Nursing Home, Wellsville.

He was born July 17, 1922, at Dallas, Texas, the son of Emmanuel and Ruby Ann (Stubblefield) Riley. He grew up in the Kansas City, Kansas, area before moving to Linwood. He graduated from Linwood High School.

He served in the United States Army during World War II where he attained the rank of Sergeant. He was awarded the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, Philippine Independence Ribbon, and the World War II Victory Medal.

He married Barbara Burke on March 6, 1952. They lived in the Linwood and Bonner Springs areas before moving to the Worden area in July of 1963.

Mr. Riley was a farmer and dairyman. He ran a milk route and was a bus driver for the Baldwin school district.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara, of the home; three sons, John Riley and his wife, Debbie, Linwood, Mike Riley and his wife, Mary, Baldwin City, and Bill Riley and his wife, Christine, Lawrence, and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's and other Related Disorders Association, or the Good Shepherd Hospice and sent in care of Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, PO Box 64, Baldwin City, KS 66006.

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