Obituaries

Wesley Ward Brecheisen 1916 - 2009

Graveside funeral services for Wesley Ward Brecheisen, 93, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Hesper Cemetery, Eudora.
Mr. Brecheisen died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009, at his birth home in Eudora.
He was born on Jan. 17, 1916, in Eudora, the son of Walter Peter and Ella Marie Miller Brecheisen. He graduated from Eudora High School.
Mr. Brecheisen was a farmer all his life. He enjoyed working on his farm and sharing his garden products. He also enjoyed playing the guitar and singing.
He married Ramona Stanley on Dec. 24, 1943, in Prairie Center. She preceded him in death in 2000.
He was also preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Hubert and Freddie; and four sisters, Helen Smith, Wilma Griffin, Orothy Perry and Alice Bosley.
Survivors include two sisters, Eva Waggoner, Eudora, and Marie Foster, Shawnee.
Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Bruce Funeral Home, 106 S. Center St., Gardner.
The family suggests memorials to the Santa Fe Chapter of Fiddlers and Pickers or the American Heart Association, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 192, Gardner, KS 66030.
Online condolences may be sent at brucefuneralhome.com.