Leavenworth County, Kansas Obituaries

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Obituary with surnames DREILING, HINKEY, LICHOWSKA, MAHER, MONDERO, PARK, RICHETTS, YOUNG submitted by Sue Rush 2005. Date of death Thursday, June 11, 1981
Taken from the Leavenworth Times dated June 12, 1981


The funeral for John M. Mondero, 89, Lansing, will be at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Francis de Sales Church, Lansing. The Rev. Fr. William Maher, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in the Leavenworth National Cemetery at the Veterans Administration Medical Center.

Mr. Mondero died Thursday morning in Colonial Manor, Lansing, He had been in failing health but his death was unexpected. He was born Dec. 12, 1891, in Leavenworth, a son of John and Mary Lichowska Mondero.

He worked as a shoemaker for 21 years at the VA Center before he retired. He was an Army veteran of World War I and a member of the Veterans of World War I. He also was a member of the St. Francis de Sales Church.

He married Regina Dreiling at Hays May 9, 1922. She died July 5, 1977.

Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Rita Ricketts, San Francisco, Calif., Mrs. Clara Hinkey, Rohnert, Calif., and Mrs. Ada Young, Lansing; a son Joe Mondero, 500 N. Main, Lansing, 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

A rosary is planned at 7 p.m. Sunday in the Larkin-Brown Funeral Home, where friends may call after noon Sunday. The family suggests memorials to the church.

Obituary with surnames CAMPBELL, DOLINSKI, LEWANDOWSKI submitted by Richard L. Moberly. Date of death Monday, July 27, 1981
The obituary of Catherine Campbell, as published in the Leavenworth Kansas Times on 27 July 1981, follows:

"The funeral for Mrs. Catherine Campbell, 87, 508 Cheyenne, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Church of Immaculate Conception. The Rev. Fr. Raymond Nolan will officiate. Burial will be in Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery. Mrs. Campbell died this morning in St. John Hospital. She was born Sept. 9, 1894, in Poland, a daughter of Andrew and Frances Dolinski Lewandowski. She came to the United States when she was 5 years old and lived in Leavenworth the rest of her life. She was a member of the Church of Immaculate Conception, the Altar Society, the Daughters of Isabella and St. John Guild. She married Harry M. Campbell June 7, 1916 in St. Casimir Church. He died April 2, 1956. Survivors include two sons, Henry Campbell, 4614 S. Forth, former Leavenworth County Sheriff, and Robert A. Campbell, 121 Muncie Terrace; a brother, Paul Lewandowski of the home; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. A parish wake service will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Larkin-Brown Funeral Home, where friends may call after 10 a.m. Tuesday."

Obituary with surnames BLOCK, CAMP, CUTCHAW, FOY, FRICKLIN, MOORE, MORALES, SANDERS submitted by Sue Rush 1981. Date of death Saturday, August 1, 1981
Taken from the Leavenworth Times Aug. 2, 1981 by Sue Rush

Annie Moore

The funeral for Annie L. Moore, 91, 407N. 11th, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapels. The Rev. Lee Sampson Block, rector of St Paul's Episcopal Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens.

Mrs. Moore died Sunday morning in Cushing Memorial Hospital. She was born Dec. 24, 1889, in Leavenworth, a daughter of Zachery and Margaret Cutchaw Morales.

She married Ear Moore in November 1910. He died in 1962. She also was preceded in death by a daughter, Eunice Camp.

Survivors include two sons, Guy W. Moore, Leavenworth, and Howard Moore, Enid, Okla.; a daughter, Mrs. Ann Foy, Leavenworth; a brother Ted Morales, California; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Sanders and Mrs. Alice Ficklin, both of California; seven grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at the Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapels from 6 to 9 p.m. today and Tuesday until the time of the service.

The family suggests memorials to Cushing Memorial Hospital.

Obituary with surnames BROWN, CLEVERLY, FINK submitted by Sue Rush 2010. Date of death Wednesday, November 25, 1981
Taken from the Leavenworth Library (LV Times) 11-29-1981 by Sue Rush 3-17-2010

Lindsey Fink

Graveside services will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery for Lindsey Lea Fink who died Wednesday at Providence St. Margaret Health Center.

Lindsey Lea was born Wednesday to Dale and Cindy Brown Fink.

Survivors include her parents of RR 4; her maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Brown, California; her paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Fink, Leavenworth; a great grandfather, Jesse Cleverly, Bountiful, Utah; and a great grandmother, Mrs. Helen Brown, Ashland, Ky.

Obituary with surnames FARQUHAR, FISCHER, FRITZ submitted by Sue Rush 1981. Date of death Tuesday, December 22, 1981
Taken from the Leavenworth Times Dec. 23, 1981

HENRY FISCHER - Died Dec. 22, 1981

The funeral for Henry Fischer, 80, formerly of RR 1, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapels. Burial will be in Mount Muncie Cemetery.

Mr. Fischer died Tuesday at the Leavenworth County Infirmary.

He was born Feb. 1, 1901 in Leavenworth County, the son of Herman and Amelia Fritz Fischer.

Mr. Fischer was a retired farmer.

Survivors include two brothers, Otto A. Fischer and Frank H. Fischer, both of Leavenworth, and a number of nieces and nephew. Two sisters preceded him in death, Martha Fischer and Amelia Farquhar. Friends may call at the chapel.

Obituary with surnames DANIELS, LEAVEY, PAYNE, PIKE, SIMPSON, TURNER submitted by Linda Darity. Date of death Tuesday, December 29, 1981
Source of information - obituary.

died December 29, 1981
buried December 31, 1981

Mamie J. Payne, 74, 1026 Ironmoulders, died Tuesday in Cushing Memorial Hospital after being admitted earlier in the day.

Mrs. Payne was born April 21, 1907 at Fairfield, Mo., the daughter of Elzie and Laura Turner Simpson. She had been a resident of Leavenworth for more than 50 years and was a member of the Eagles Auxiliary and the American Legion Auxiliary.

She was married to Everett Payne on March 30, 1929 at Leavenworth. Mr. Payne died June 1, 1978

.Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Evelyn Pike, 1024 Randolph, and Mrs. Jean Daniels, 914 S. Second; a son, Glen Payne, Merriam; two brothers, Theodore Simpson, 912 Grand Ave.; and James H. Simpson 1820 S. Broadway; a sister, Mrs. Ethel Leavey, Kansas City, Kan.; 10 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Larkin-Brown Funeral Home. The Rev. Howard Jones, pastor of the Church of the Open Door, will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Muncie Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.

Obituary with surnames AMEND, CHRIST, HALLAUX, HELM, KENNY, KORTH, SHORT submitted by Sue Rush 1982. Date of death Friday, February 19, 1982
 Leavenworth Times, 2-21-1982


  Funeral services for Mrs. Helen Marie Korth, 71, 1224 Randolph, will    be 2 p.m. Monday in the Larkin Brown Funeral Home. Rev. Glenn Amend,    pastor of Southern Heights United Methodist Church, will officiate.     Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens. Mrs. Korth died at her home    Friday night.

  She was born Nov. 30, 1910, in Leavenworth the    daughter of Waren A. and Cora Etta Short Hallaux.  She lived in    Leavenworth all her life and attended Leavenworth schools. She was    very active in the Girl Scout movement in Leavenworth.  In 1963 Mrs.    Korth was awarded the "Thanks Badge," Girl Scouting's highest adult    award.  The Vallahi Council presented the award for her work in all    phases of Girl Scouting. 

She married Erenst otto Korth on Oct. 17,    1927, in Leavenworth.  Mr. Korth died Jan. 20, 1977.

 Survivors    include three sisters, Mrs. Emeretta Kenny, 21st and Vilas; Mrs.    Dorothea Helm, 547 Sheridan; and Mrs Gertrude Christ, 632 Central.    Friends may call at the Larkin-Brown Funeral Home.  The family    suggests memorials to the Girl Scouts. 

Obituary with surnames KOWALEWSKI, MONSELL, ROBINS, SPINDLER submitted by Sue Rush 1982. Date of death Saturday, March 27, 1982
ALBERTA SPINDLER, died March 27, 1982

Funeral services for Alberta W. Spindler, 90, 1135 Ironmoulders, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapels, with the Rev. William Newlen officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Mrs. Spindler died Saturday at the Leavenworh County Infirmary. She was born Jan. 10, 1892 in Leavenworth, the daughter of Frederick A and Mary Elizabeth Robins Tuttle. She was married to Frederick D. Spindler, Jan. 15, 1916. He preceded her in death on Dec. 20,1980.
She was a member of the First Christian Church, the American War Mothers, the Rebecca Lodge No. 520, the Navy Mothers, Builders and Sewing Club, V.F.W. Auxilary, and Eagles Auxilary No. 55.
Survivors include two sons, Fred V. Spindler, Garnerville, Nev.; and Russell A. Spindler, Leavenworth; two daughters, Mrs. Helen I. Monsell and Mrs. Donna J. Kowalewski, both of Leavenworth; ten grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapels, after 10 a.m., Monday. The family suggests memorials be made to the First Christian Church or the Leavenworth County Infirmary.

Obituary with surnames BANKS, DAGE, NOWLAN, STEWART submitted by Sue Rush 1982. Date of death Tuesday, June 1, 1982
Taken from the Leavenworth Times June 1, 1982 by Sue Rush

Andrew Banks dies June 1, 1982

Andrew T. "Tony" Banks, 82, RR4, died this morning in the Cushing memorial Hospital. He had been a patient at the hospital the past nine weeks.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Davis Funeral Chapel. The rev. Dr. William T. Nowlan, pastor of First Christian Church, will officiate. Burial will be in the Sunset Memory Gardens.

Mr. Banks was born Sept. 4, 1899, at Jarbalo, a son of John and Flory Banks. He owned and operated his own barber shop in the 500 block of Cherokee for 40 years and had retired 21 years ago.

At Leavenworth April 15, 1924, he married to Lydia M. Dage. She died November 23, 1967. He was a member for 54 years of King Solomon Masonic Lodge No. 10 A.F. & a.M. and a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie No. 55.

He is survived by a sister Mrs. Mary Agnes Stewart, Los Angeles, Calif.; a brother, Red Banks, Kansas City, Mo.; and nine nieces and nephews.

Memorial may be given to Cushing Hospital. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 Wednesday night in the chapel.

Obituary with surnames BURKE, EDGELL, HARRISON, HERRIN, LICHTE, PARSONS submitted by Linda Odell. Date of death Monday, July 26, 1982
Obituary/Memorial LICHTE
Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth, Kansas

In Memory
1902 - 1982
Services 2 P. M. Monday July 26, 1982
Officiating: The Rev. Lloyd Lowe, Pastor, The first United Methodist Church
Music: Mr. Chas. Thos. Scard, Organist
Interment: Mt. Muncie Cemetery, Leavenworth, Kansas
Pallbearers: Woody Parsons, Myron Parsons, Jerry Parsons, John Burke, Bill Herrin, Harrison Herrin.

From my files: Matilda "Tillie" was born Jan 6, 1902 in Leavenworth, Kansas. She was a daughter of Frank Harrison and Mary Edgell Harrison. She had no children.

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