Digital Augusta

Augusta, Kansas

Collection: 2001






Horton, Floyd Edward

Bratton, Robert J. "Bob"

Graves, Gary L.

Wendt, Jean M.


Obituaries published in the Augusta Daily Gazette


Augusta Daily Gazette [Kansas]


Augusta Historical Museum, Augusta, Kansas


Augusta Public Library, Augusta, Kansas, USA












b7#37 2001

Augusta Daily Gazette [Kansas], “2001-10-02,” Digital Augusta, accessed December 6, 2022,

Floyd E. Horton

Floyd Edward Horton, 30, of Atlanta, Kan., died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2001.
Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at Dunsford Funeral Home in Augusta. His service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Atlanta Christian Church.
Mr. Horton was born in El Dorado on Sept. 9, 1971, and was raised in Atlanta. He attended grade school in Cambridge and Atlanta where he was a wrestler and a Little League baseball pitcher. He attended junior high and high school in Burden where he played football in seventh grade. In high school, he loved working with computers and e-mailing. He graduated in 1990 and then attended Cowley County Community College in Arkansas City.
Mr. Horton had a Siberian Husky named Wolf, whom he loved. He also had two special friends, Trouble One and Trouble Two. He really loved and enjoyed his nephews and nieces. He was a member of the Atlanta Christian Church, North American Rifle Club, life member of the North American Fishing and Hunting Club and the National Rifle Association. Hunting and fishing were his passion.
Mr. Horton is survived by parents, Tom and Pat (Berner) Horton of Atlanta; brother, Tom Horton II of Atlanta; sisters, Tammy Braden, Carol Ann Archer, both of Winfield; several nieces and nephews.
Memorials have been established with Hospice Inc., 313 S. Market, Wichita, and Ronald McDonald House, 520 N. Rutan, Wichita.

‘Bob’ Bratton

Robert J. “Bob” Bratton, 64, Augusta, died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2001.
His funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at First United Methodist Church, 2420 N. Ohio.
He was born in Eureka and graduated from Marion Night School.
Mr. Bratton had served as a Second Ward city councilman since April of 1982.
He was a retired chemist from the Kansas Department of Transportation where he worked 42 years. He was also a retired master sergeant of the Kansas Army National Guard.
He leaves his wife, Dixie; son Kenneth Bratton, both of Augusta; daughter Pam Stranathan of Meeker, Colo,; brothers Wayne and wife DeeAnn Bratton of Manhattan, Larry and wife Connie Bratton of Cozad, Neb.; sister Sue and husband Tom Ortiz of Topeka; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchildren.
The grandchildren are Ashley, Audra, Austin, Kalaeb, Kenadaey, Christopher, Kassidy Bratton, Cameron and Sam-Stranathan, and great-grandchild Katy.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Martha and Robert Bratton and a sister, Babe Wheeler.
Memorials to the American Cancer Society have been suggested.
The Hillside Funeral Home Augusta is in charge of arrangements.

Gary L. Graves

Gary L. Graves, 66. of Douglass, retired Mantek Industries sales representative, died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2001.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Douglass Church of Christ.
Mr. Graves married Margaret McElwain on May 6, 1966 in Enid, Okla.
He was preceded in death by mother, Austie Graves; sister, Lorraine Carter.
He is survived by wife, Margaret; daughters and sons-in-law, Debbie and Troy Stone of Offer-le; Carrie and Steve Shores of Douglass; father, Bill Graves of Douglass; sister and brothers-in-law, Janet and Bill Polk, LaVem Carter all of Douglass; grandchildren, Angelica Stone, Christopher Stone, Christopher Belford, Kasi Shores.
A memorials has been estabished with Leonard C. Seal Elementary School, 320 S. Chestnut, Douglass 67039.
Dunsford Funeral Home of Augusta is in chargle of arrangements.

Jean M.Wendt

Jean M. Wendt, 75, of Haysville, retired Sigma Tek of Augusta inspector, died Thursday, Oct. 11,2001.
A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. today, Oct. 15, in Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta.
Mrs. Wendt is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Carl and Jill Wendt of Wichita; grandchildren, Kristy McKeller of Haysville, Eric Wendt of Oak Harbor, Wash.; great-grandchildren, Kendra and Brandon Wendt of Oak Harbor, Wash.
A memorial has been established with American Cancer Society.
Smith Mortuary in Haysville is in charge of arrangements.

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