Leavenworth County, Kansas Obituaries

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OBITUARY SURNAMES: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Obituary with surnames ALLSBURY, STANDIFORD submitted by Sue Rush 2005. Date of death Saturday, February 11, 1939
Taken from the Leavenworth Times March 22, 1939 by Sue Rush

James B. Standiford, of High Prairie, Dies at 80

James B.. Standiford, 80, a prominent farmer in Leavenworth county, died shortly after 9 o'clock this morning at his home on rural route one after an illness of six months.

Mr. Standiford was born in Leavenworth, in March, 1858, and moved to High Prairie township in 1893. He had lived there since that time. He was active in High Prairie township affairs, having served as township trustee for four years; on the cemetery board for 39 years and on the school board for ten years. His wife, Mrs. Anna Standiford, died February 11, 1938.

He is survived by a son, Robert Standiford, and a grandson, Raymond Standiford, both of the home address.

Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Sexton funeral chapel with the Rev. C. Z. Allsbury, pastor of the Jarbalo Methodist church, officiating. Interment will be in High Prairie cemetery. The body will remain at the chapel until the hour of services.

Obituary with surnames FINK, GROOTAERS submitted by Sue Rush 2010. Date of death Sunday, March 26, 1939
Taken from the Leavenworth Library 3-27-1939 (LV Times).

Fink Infant Dies

Graveside funeral services for Henry Joseph Fink, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Fink, Leavenworth rural route four, who died yesterday morning at St. John's Hospital, were held yesterday at St. Joseph's of the Valley cemetery. The Rev. Fr. Andrew Grootaers, pastor of St. Joseph's of the Valley church, officiated.

Obituary with surnames CONNOR, CRAVEN, FORGE, KELLEY, KRAUSE, SHORT submitted by Sue Rush 2007. Date of death Thursday, May 18, 1939
Taken from the Leavenworth Times May 18, 1939 by Sue Rush. Death date May 18, 1939.

Mrs. John Forge, 68, Dies at St. John's

A Resident of Leavenworth County All Her Life; Funeral Saturday.

Mrs. Elizabeth Forge, 68, rural route four, died at 5:30 o'clock this morning at St. John's Hospital after an extended illness. She was born at Fort Leavenworth June 30, 1870, and her entire life time was spent in Leavenworth county.

Mrs. Forge was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Archibald Short, early day residents. She was educated in the schools at Fort Leavenworth and would have celebrated her golden wedding anniversary in October. She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic church.

Mrs. Forge is survived by her husband, John Forge, of the home, one daughter, Miss Elizabeth Forge, Kansas City, MO., six sons; Thomas Forge 1016 Kickapoo street, Henry Forge rural route four, Archibald Forge, John Forge, Jr., Lewis Forge and William Forge, all of the home address; one sister, Mrs. M.J.O'Connor, 231 Walnut Street, and two brothers, John Craven, Kansas City, Mo., and Thomas Kelley, Los Angeles, Calif.; and eight grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at nine o'clock at St. Joseph's Catholic church. The Rev. Fr. Frank Krause, O. Carm., will officiate and interment will be in Mt. Calvary cemetery.

Friends will assemble tonight at 7:30 o'clock at the O'Donnell funeral chapel for recitation of the rosary. The body will be taken to residence on rural route four Friday afternoon and will remain there until the hour of services. Friends will recite the rosary at the home Friday night at eight o'clock.

Obituary with surnames BOTT, FINK, FORGE submitted by Sue Rush 2010. Date of death Tuesday, September 19, 1939
Taken from the Leavenworth Library (Leavenworth Times) Sept. 19, 1939

Kickapoo Farmer in Sudden Death

Peter Fink, Sr., 77, Dies Following Heart Attack--The Funeral Thursday

Peter Fink Sr., 77 a Leavenworth county resident for the past 57 years, died suddenly this morning at his home on rural route two, Easton, Kas., near Lowemont, as a result of a hear attack.

Mr. Fink was born in Germany June 20, 1862. He was a prominent farmer in Kickapoo township and was a member of St. Joseph's of the Valley Catholic Church.

Mr. Fink is survived by his wife Mrs. Mary Fink, two daughters, Mrs. Anna Bott, rural route one, Mrs. Mary Forge, rural route one; nine sons, Leo Fink and Peter Fink, Jr., both of rural route one, Easton, Louis Fink, Leavenworth, Herman Fink and Henry Fink, both of rural route four, Leavenworth; E. R. Fink, Chicago, Ill., Alois Fink and George Fink, both of rural route one, Leavenworth, and Joseph Fink of the home address; two sisters, one a resident of Germany, and Miss Anna Fink, Kansas City, Mo., and 23 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at nine o'clock at S. Joseph of the Valley Catholic church at Mount Olivet. The Rev. A Grootaers will officiate. Interment will be in Mount Olivet cemetery.

The body will be taken tomorrow afternoon from the O'Donnell funeral church here to the family residence, where it will remain until the hour of services. Recitation of the rosary will be at the family residence Wednesday night at eight o'clock.

Obituary with surnames HERTEL, HOCTOR, JOHNSON, JOST, MARKS, MCBROOM, TUTTLE, WILLIAMS submitted by Sue Rush 2007. Date of death Thursday, January 18, 1940
Taken from the Leavenworth Times Jan. 18, 1940 by Sue Rush. Death date Jan. 18,1940

Dies at Age of 84

Mrs. Helen Virginia Tuttle, a resident here 79 years, who died today.

Mrs. Helen Virginia Tuttle, 84, 924 Shawnee street, died at her home this morning after a brief illness.

Mrs. Tuttle was born a Weston, Mo., October 8, 1855. She came to Leavenworth 79 years ago. She was married to Lynton Carroll Tuttle at East Leavenworth, Mo., April 6, 1871. She was a member of the Methodist church and was widely known throughout the city and county.

She is survived by six daughters, Mrs. Charles Hoctor, 615 Kickapoo street; Mrs. Maude Jost, 403 North Third street; Mrs. Stella Johnson, Kansas City, Mo.; Mabel Williams of the home address; Mrs. Otto Hertel, 206 South Eleventh street and Mrs. N.B. McBroom, Williamsport, Ind.; two sons, Lynton Tuttle 706 Osage street, a Leavenworth city fireman; and F. C. Tuttle, Redding, Calif., one sister, Mrs. Harry Marks, 911 South Fifth street; 11 grandchildren, four great grand-children, and one great great granddaughter.

The body is at the Davis funeral church pending funeral arrangements.

Obituary with surnames FINK submitted by Sue Rush 2010. Date of death Thursday, March 14, 1940
Taken from the LV library (Leavenworth Times) 3-14-1940

Fink Infant Dies

Richard Fink, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Aloysius Fink, rural route one, died last night at St. John;s hospital. Other than his parents, he is survived by two sisters, Helen Marie and Theresa Ann Fink; and two brothers, John Joseph Fink, and Aloysius Paul Fink, all of the home address. Funeral services were held today at the O'Donnell funeral chapel. Interment was in Mount Olivet Cemetery at St. Joseph's of the Valley church.

Obituary with surnames BOTT submitted by Sue Rush 2010. Date of death Tuesday, January 14, 1941
Taken from the Leavenworth Library (LV Times) 1-15-1941

Bott Infant Dies

Funeral services were held this afternoon at the O'Donnell funeral chapel for Joseph James Bott, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Bott, rural route one, city, who died yesterday at the home. Interment was in the family lot in Mount Olivet cemetery.

Obituary with surnames GIESE, LAMAY, MATZEDER, MITCHELL submitted by R. Bean. Date of death Thursday, July 31, 1941
William GIESE was born 1854 in Germany,, and died July 31, 1941 in Leavenworth,Ks. Retired Farmer Was Native of Germany and 53 years ago came to Leavenworth County; William Giese, 87, died at 9:30 o'clock this morning at the residence of a daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth LaMay, 1000 Shawnee street, where he recently had made his home. He had been ill for the past two years. A native of Germany, Mr. GIESE came to America and to Leavenworth County 53 years ago, making continuously in this vicinity. Besides the daughter at whose home he died, Mr. Geise is survived by two other daughters; Mrs. A. Matzeder, rural route two, city, and Mrs. J.W.Mitchell, Rockville Center, N.Y.; four sons, William C. Geise, Rugby, Colo.; Albert Geise, Richardson, Frank Geise, Jefferson City, Mo. and John Geise, 328 Shoemaker avenue; 25 grandchildren; and 25 great-- grandchildren. Funeral services willbe at eight o'clock Monday morning at St. Joseph's Catholic church. The Rev. Fr. Phillip Irwin, O, Carm., will officiate, Burial will be in the family lot in Mt. Calvary cemetery. The body wi! ll remain at the O'Donnell funeral chapel until ten o'clock Sunday morning when it will be taken to the home of Mrs. LaMay to remain there until the times services.

Obituary with surnames BARTMAN, BATTON, DICK, MARQUART, SCHLEICHER, STEIMLE, WINGENDER submitted by Sue Rush 1940-1949. Date of death Tuesday, August 19, 1941
Leavenworth Times August 19, 1941

Prominent Farmer of High Prairie Township Was Born in Germany

Jacob Wingender, 74, well known farmer of High Prairie Township, died at seven o'clock last night at the family home on rural route one. He had been in failing health for several years.

Born at Baden Baden, Germany, March 27, 1867, Mr. Wingender came to America when 14 years of age, first settling at Rochester, N.Y. A veteran of the Indian wars, Mr. Wingender enlisted August 19, 1887, in Company G. Twelfth Unted States Infantry and was discharged August 18, 1892.

He had been a resident of Leavenworth County for more than fifty years. He was a member of the Catholic Church.

Married at St. Joseph, Mo., November 14, 1906, he is survived by his widow, of the home address; two daughters, Mrs. Clara Schleicher, St. Joseph, Mo., and Mrs. Louise Batton, Casper, Wyo.; five sons, Joseph Wingender, Fargo, N.D.; Charles Wingender, Omaha, Nebr.; Samuel Wingender, Twenty-second and Dakota Streets, city; Jacob Wingender, Tonganoxie; Roy Bartman, rural route four, Leavenworth; three sisters, Mrs. Katherine Marquart, Rochester, N.Y.; Mrs Louise Dick, Auburn, N.Y., and Mrs Adelaide Steimle, Baden Baden, Germany.

Funeral services will be at nine o'clock Thursday morning at St. Joseph's Catholic church. The Rev. Fr. Leonard Kinzler will officiate.

Burial will be in the National cemetery, Fort Leavenworth.

The body will remain at the Sexton chaper until the hour of services.

Obituary with surnames ALFORD, LANDON, NITSCHE, REED, STUDDARD, THOMAS, YOUNG submitted by Sue Rush 1940-1949. Date of death Friday, October 17, 1941
transcribed from the Leavenworth Times dated 17-Oct-1941.

JOSEPH STUDDARD DIES AT LANSING

Retired Mine Officer Was Ill Past 18 Months

Funeral Services Thursday

Joseph Studdard, 69, a retired mine officer at Kansas State prison, Lansing, died Friday afternoon at five o'clock at his home at Lansing. He had been ill the past 18 months.

Mr. Studdard was born at Camden Point, Mo., December 18, 1872, and had been a resident of Leavenworth County more than 50 years.

He married Miss Rachel Young at Lansing, February 19, 1900. He served as an officer in the prison mine during the administrations of Governors Clyde Reed and Alf M. Landon.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Rachel Studdard, of the home; one daughter, Mrs. Josephine Alford, of the home; three sons, Frank Studdard, of San Francisco, Calif.; William Studdard, Lansing; James Studdard, of the home; two sisters, Mrs. Henrietta Thomas, Leavenworth; Mrs. Gus Nitsche, Long Beach, Calif.; two brothers, John Studdard, Argentine, Kas.; Frank Studdard, Long Beach, Calif.; and three grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at two o'clock at the Sexton Funeral Chapter. Interment will be in the Studdard family lot in Mount Muncie Cemetery. The body will remain at the funeral chapel until the hour of services.

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