Archive for Thursday, July 21, 2005


July 21, 2005


Funeral services for Freda Aileen Churchbaugh, 85, Lawrence, were Saturday at Central United Methodist Church, Lawrence. Mrs. Churchbaugh died July 14, 2005, at her daughter's home in Lawrence.

She was born December 7, 1919, in Franklin County, the daughter of Amos and Dollie (Smith) Barnhart. She was a homemaker and helped her husband with the farming.

She married Donald Bruce Churchbaugh Feb. 14, 1938, at Pleasant Grove. He died Dec. 23, 2004.

She was preceded in death by a sister Alta Proctor.

Survivors include two daughters, Janet Grant and her husband Van, Lawrence, and Connie Hey and her husband John, Baldwin City; two grandchildren; a brother-in-law and a nephew.

Burial was at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Hospice Care in Douglas County or Central United Methodist Church and sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, PO Box 1260, Lawrence, KS 66044.


Graveside services for Edna May (Jones) Critchfield, 96, Baldwin City, were Wednesday at Oakwood Cemetery, Baldwin City. Mrs. Critchfield died July 15, 2005, at Baldwin Care Center, Baldwin City.

She was born Feb. 19, 1909, at Glenwood, Iowa, the daughter of George W. and Emma Jane (Linn) Jones. She graduated from Glenwood High School. She attended Boyles Business College, Omaha, Neb. She later returned to Glenwood and was employed by Mills County National Bank.

She married Rollie V. Critchfield at Atchison on June 8, 1930. He died March 1, 1971. They farmed at Effingham until they moved to Baldwin in 1933. They started a Dodge-Plymouth dealership in 1943. They retired in 1961. They spent winters in Tuscan, Ariz. She made her home there until she returned to Baldwin in 2004.

She was a member of Rebekah Lodge and the Philamathian Club.

She was preceded in death by her husband, two sisters, Ida Bachman and Mable Bachman, a brother, William Jones and a son-in-law.

Survivors include two daughters, Pattie Cernosek, Graham, Texas, and Carolyn Breithaupt and her husband, J.C. Breithaupt, Baldwin City; a grandson and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice and sent in care of Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, PO Box 64, Baldwin City, KS 66006.


Private services for Chris J. King, 47, Lawrence, will be at a later date at Ft. Leavenworth Cemetery. Mr. King died July 17, 2005.

He was born July 10, 1958, at Lawrence, the son of Delbert and Jeanne King. He graduated from Baldwin High School in 1976. He served in the Navy from April of 1979 until April of 1985 as a submarine special equipment technician.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Judy Davidson and a brother, Keith King.

Survivors include a brother, Jim King, Baldwin City, five nieces, two nephews and three great-nephews.

Contributions may be made to the Chris J. King Memorial Fund at Baldwin State Bank.

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