Digital Augusta

Augusta, Kansas

Collection: 2001






Klazura, Adam Joseph

Burdorff, Mary Elizabeth Brown

Lehr, Charles Marshall

White, Ruth Irene (Smith)

Schnoor, Jack Francis

Hendricks, Melva


Obituaries published in the Augusta Daily Gazette


Augusta Daily Gazette [Kansas]


Augusta Historical Museum, Augusta, Kansas


Augusta Public Library, Augusta, Kansas, USA












b7#42 2001

Augusta Daily Gazette [Kansas], “2001-11-30,” Digital Augusta, accessed December 6, 2022,

Adam J. Klazura

Adam Joseph Klazura, 91, of Augusta, retired Hough International Harvester Tractor Manufacturing (Libertyville, ILL.) inspector and group leader, died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2001.
A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30; service at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, both at St. James Catholic Church. Visitation will be Thursday, Nov. 29 from 4 to 8 p.m. and Friday, Dec. 1, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Dunsford Funeral Home.
Interment will be at St. Adalbert Cemetery in Nile, ILL., Tuesday, Dec. 4., with Walter L. Sojka Funeral Home in charge.
Mr. Klazura was born Dec. 12, 1909 in Chicago, ILL., to John Klazura and Bernice Dzierbicki.
Mr. Klazura is survived by wife, Wanda; sons, Jerry of Andover, David of Denver; daughter, Roberta Mendenhall of Los Gatos, Calif.; ten grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren.
A memorial has been established with St. James Catholic Church Building Fund, 813 State St., Augusta 67010.

Mary Burdorff

Mary Elizabeth Brown Burdorff, 91, of Augusta, homemaker, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2001.
A memorial service will be planned in the spring to celebrate her life.
She leaves behind a son, Bob of Benton; daughters, Marilyn Meek of Washington, D.C., Betty Leedom of Greeley, Colo.; Sisters, Kay Wright of Deland, Fla., Margaret Harlin of Independence; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.
A memorial has been established with First Christian Church of Augusta.
Hillside Funeral Home of Augusta is in charge of arrangements.

Charles M. Lehr

Charles Marshall Lehr, 95, Augusta, died today, Dec. 5, 2001.
His name was widely known as owner-operator of Lehr’s Restaurant of Augusta. He was in the restaurant business from 1929 to 1965.
Mr. Lehr’s funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2001 at Augusta First Baptist Church, 1501 State.
Visitation will be possible from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, in the chapel at Dunsford Funeral Home of Augusta.
He married Thelma Brenner in Augusta on Jan. 1, 1930. She survives.
Mr. Lehr also leaves a brother, Carl Lehr of Augusta and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a son, Jerry, and sisters, Marie Burt, Bernice McKinley, and Wanda Thomas.
He was a member of First Baptist Church and the Tri-C Sunday School class.
Memorials to the Augusta First Baptist Church, 1501 State Street, Augusta, KS 67010, have been suggested.
The Dunsford Funeral Home of Augusta is in charge of fun-deral arrangements.

Jack F. Schnoor

Jack Francis Schnoor, 86, of Augusta, retired electrician, died Dec. 29, 2001.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Mr. Schnoor is survived by son, Norman Dean Schnoor of Howard, Colo.; daughters, Barbara Jean Gulick of El Dorado, Sandra Lee VonAllmen of Denver, Colo.; seven grandchildren; 12 greatgrandchildren.
Hillside Funeral Home of Augusta is in charge of arrangements.

Ruth Irene White

Ruth Irene (Smith) White, 94, of Augusta, formerly of El Dorado, homemaker, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2001.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, at Dunsford Funeral Home.
Mrs. White is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Mary K. and Bob Wilson of Augusta; sister, Pauline Burnham of El Dorado; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 18 great-great-grandchildren; one great-great-great-grandchild.
A memorial has been established with Cumberland Church, 5476 S.W. 157th Terrace., Douglass 67039.

Melva Hendricks

Melva Hendricks, 86, of Augusta, formerly of Parsons waitress, cashier, and seamstress, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2001.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 4, 2002, at the Carson-Wall Funeral Home with burial in Memorial Lawn Cemetery, both in Parsons. Visitation with family will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3.
Mrs. Hendricks is survived by sons, Wendell of Kaw City, Okla., Terry, Laurl, both of Parsons, Roy of Mulvane; daughters, Cathy Lee of Cheney, Harlene Pool of Parsons, Connie Linck of Augusta; brothers, Milton Schrag of Reston, Va., Robert Schrag of Wichita; sister, Elda Littlejohn of Wichita; 16 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.
A memorial has been established with Operation Bright Touch.

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