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November 11, 2004


Funeral services for Jackson Wayne Wiseman, Jr., 56, Baldwin City, were Wednesday at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, Baldwin City. Mr. Wiseman died November 7, 2004, at the University of Kansas.

He was born April 27, 1948, at Lawrence, the son of Jackson Wiseman, Sr., and Talitha (Stevens) Wiseman. He attended Vinland Grade School and graduated from Baldwin High School in 1966.

He married Linda Swadley Oct. 12, 1968, at Lawrence. He was a dairy and grain farmer at Vinland most of his life and worked at LRM Industries at Lawrence for the last eighteen years as a heavy equipment operator.

Survivors include his wife, Linda, of the home; four daughters, Kelli Sousley and her husband, Dennis, Olathe, Kristal Griem and her husband, Kenny, Lawrence, Kathi Wiseman, Overland Park, and Kasi Wiseman, currently stationed with the United States Army in Iraq; his mother, Talitha Stevens Wiseman Bailey, Vinland; his father, Jackson Wiseman, Sr., Ottawa; one brother, Steven Patrick and his wife, Linda Jane, Vinland, and three grandchildren.

Burial was at Vinland Cemetery, Vinland. Memorial contributions may be made to the Jack Wiseman Memorial Fund and sent in care of Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, PO Box 64, Baldwin City, KS 66006.


Graveside services with military honors for Howard G. Palmer, 88, Olivette, Mo., will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Oakwood Cemetery.

Mr. Palmer died Monday, Nov. 8, 2004, in Olivette, Mo.

He was born May 19, 1916, in Leavenworth, the son of Harold and Edith Palmer.

Mr. Palmer served in the U.S. Navy, where he attained the rank of commander.

His wife, Viola, whom he married April 6, 1941, in Kansas City, Mo., died earlier.

Survivors include a daughter, Jeanne Catanzaro, Florissant, Mo.; and a sister, Helen Cooper, Texas.

The family suggests memorials to the Shriners Children's Hospital, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence.


Services for Gertrude Elizabeth Brandes, 87, Overbrook, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Grace Lutheran Church in Liberal. Burial will be in Liberal Cemetery.

Mrs. Brandes died Monday, Nov. 8, 2004, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born Nov. 18, 1916, in Laverna, Okla., the daughter of Bernhardt and Bertha Louise Kunkel Huebner. She lived in Garden City before moving to Liberal in 1963. She moved to Overbrook three years ago.

Mrs. Brandes worked at the Ideal Food Stores in Liberal as a deli manager for many years. She was a member of Grance Lutheran Church.

She married Coy Brandes on July 6, 1942, in Raton, N.M. He died Jan. 7, 1984.

Survivors include a son, Allen Brandes, Lawrence; a daughter, Gwen Hillis, Wichita; a stepson, Warren Brandes, Wichita; six grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at Kitch-Brenneman Funeral Home, where the family will receive them from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today.

The family suggests memorials to the church or American Cancer Society, sent in care of the funeral home, 1212 W. Second, Liberal 67901.

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