Archive for Thursday, January 18, 2001

Deaths

January 18, 2001

Pearl Neis

1913-2001

Services for Pearl C. Neis, 87, Eudora, were Monday, Jan. 15, at St. Paul United Church of Christ, Eudora. Burial was in Eudora City Cemetery.

Mrs. Neis died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2001, at Eudora Nursing Center.

She was born Jan. 21, 1913, in Eudora, the daughter of William and Anna (Schumacker) Knake.

Mrs. Neis was a homemaker and member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, Eudora. She was active in Women's Fellowship and choir.

She married Clarence Neis on Feb. 17, 1937, in Eudora. He died earlier.

Survivors include a daughter, Bernice Stouse, Shawnee; a son, Keith Neis, Eudora; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to St. Paul United Church of Christ, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence.

Marjorie March

1921-2001

Graveside services for Marjorie LaVerne March, 79, Lawrence, were Monday, Jan. 15, at Eudora City Cemetery.

Mrs. March died Friday, Jan. 12, 2001, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born Nov. 30, 1921, in Paola, the daughter of John Robert and Nellie Blanche (Hull) Capper. She graduated from Ottawa High School in 1939. She moved to Lawrence four years ago from Eudora. She had previously lived in Arma.

Mrs. March worked as a homemaker and bookkeeper, and had operated restaurants in Baldwin and Eudora.

She married Earl Leon Clary on Nov. 28, 1939, in Emporia. They later divorced. He died Jan. 16, 2001.

She married Robert March on Nov. 14, 1977, in Miami, Okla. He died in May 1987.

A son, Steven Lee Clary, preceded her in death on Jan. 29, 1987.

Survivors include three daughters, Sharon K. Burns-Bohm, Leavenworth, formerly of Eudora, and Marilyn Sue Coon and Carol Ann Hopkins, both of Lawrence; eight grandchildren; a stepgranddaughter; nine great-grandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence.

Earl L. Clary

1916-2001

Services for Earl Leon Clary, 84, Baldwin, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Lamb-Roberts-Heise Funeral Home, Baldwin. Burial will be in Prairie City Cemetery, Baldwin.

Mr. Clary died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2001, in Lawrence.

He was born Nov. 17, 1916, in Wilmore, the son of Anna Yakle and Homer Cleveland Clary. He grew up and attended grade school in Humboldt. He moved to Baldwin in 1931 and attended school there.

Mr. Clary worked for Critchfield Motors in Baldwin for several years as a mechanic before working for Johnson Chevrolet, Baldwin. He then worked at Sunflower Ordnance Depot, DeSoto, for Hercules Powder Co. After he retired in 1982, he worked for Madl Implement in the parts department. He was a board member of the Prairie City Cemetery Assn.

He married Marjorie Capper on Nov. 28, 1939. They later divorced. She died Jan. 12, 2001.

Survivors include three daughters, Sharon Kay Burns-Bohm, Leavenworth, formerly of Eudora, and Marilyn Sue Coon and Carol Ann Hopkins, both of Lawrence; eight grandchildren; a stepgrandchild; nine great-grandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.

A son, Steve Lee Clary, preceded him in death on Jan. 29, 1987. A sister, Marie Barkley, also preceded him in death.

Friends may call after 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

The family suggests memorials to Prairie City Cemetery Assn., sent in care of Lamb-Roberts-Heise Funeral Home, P.O. Box 64, Baldwin City 66006.

Matthew C. Schmidt

2000-2001

Memorial services for Matthew Cole Schmidt, 2 months, Lawrence, were Friday, Jan. 12, at Southern Hill Mennonite Church, Topeka. Private burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Matthew died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2001, at Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.

He was born Nov. 3, 2000, in Overland Park, the son of Mark and Carla (Blain) Schmidt.

Survivors include his parents, Lawrence; a brother, Randall, of the home; maternal grandparents, Frank and Virginia Blain, Goodland; paternal grandparents, Randall and Rachel Schmidt, Eudora; and paternal great-grandparents, Dorothy Schmidt and Elmer Voth, both of North Newton.

The family suggests memorials to the Matthew Schmidt Memorial Fund to be used for the Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit at Overland Park Regional Medical Center, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence.

Jerry L. Wieneke

1954-2000

Services for Jerry L. Wieneke, 46, Casa Grande, Ariz., were Thursday, Jan. 4, at Glad Tidings Church, Casa Grande, with the Rev. M.L. Shreffler officiating. Other memorial services were Saturday, Jan. 6, at Trinity Pentecostal Church of God, Little Rock, Ark. Cremation has taken place, and burial will be at a later date at a military cemetery in Phoenix.

Mr. Wieneke died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2000, at his home following a short illness.

He was born Feb. 9, 1954, in Lawrence, the son of Wayne A. Wieneke and Dorothy Parris. He graduated from Eudora High School in 1972.

Mr. Wieneke served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War, and was an interior installer for Cutter Aviation, Phoenix. He also had worked for Falcon Jet, Little Rock, Ark., for 19 years.

He was a member of Glad Tidings Church, and had served as chaplain for Christian Motorcycle Assn. for five years.

Survivors include his wife, Sophia, of the home; his father, Hollister, Mo.; his mother, West Plains, Mo.; a brother, Wayne E. Wieneke, Wichita; two sisters, Kim Brickley, El Dorado, and Robin Baker, Wichita; and two stepbrothers, Mitch Payne, Wichita, and Michael Payne, Hamilton, Mo.

The family suggests memorials to American Cancer Society or Trinity Pentecostal Church of God, 6310 Mabelvale Pike, Little Rock, AR 72209.

Cole & Maud Mortuary, Casa Grande, were in charge of arrangements.

Donna M. Peine

1941-2001

Services for Donna Marie Peine, 59, McLouth, were Tuesday, Jan. 16, at Barnett Funeral Home, Oskaloosa. Burial was at the Hardy Oaks Cemetery in southeast Jefferson County.

Ms. Peine died Friday, Jan. 12, 2001, after a car accident west of McLouth.

She was born June 15, 1941, in McLouth, the daughter of Frank S. and Ruey I. (Tarr) Champion. She graduated from McLouth High School in 1957.

Ms. Peine worked as a food service supervisor at Kansas University for nine years.

She previously had worked at the Jefferson County Register of Deeds office and as a real estate agent in Lawrence and Eudora. She also was a member of Jefferson County Republican Women and had served as precinct committeewoman for Sarcoxie Township.

She married Richard P. Peine on July 4, 1957. They later divorced.

Survivors include a son, Richard R. "Rudy" Peine, McLouth; a daughter, Denise Spainhower, Oskaloosa; and three grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the Eagles Ladies Auxiliary No. 4015 of Oskaloosa or to the organization of donor's choice, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa 66066.

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