Digital Augusta

Augusta, Kansas

Collection: 2001





Trevolt, Ethel Grace

Yeager, Jerry D.

Zander, Patricia K. "Kathy"

Welch, Raymond Ward


Obituaries published in the Augusta Daily Gazette


Augusta Daily Gazette [Kansas]


Augusta Historical Museum, Augusta, Kansas


Augusta Public Library, Augusta, Kansas, USA












b7#43 2001

Augusta Daily Gazette [Kansas], “2001-12-31,” Digital Augusta, accessed October 3, 2022,

Ethel G. Trevolt

Ethel Grace Trevolt, 86, of Augusta, homemaker, died Wednesday, Nov, 21, 2001.
Her service was held today, Monday, Nov. 26, at Augusta First Baptist Church.
Mrs. Trevolt was born on July 31, 1915 in Austin, Colo., to Louis Ferganchick and Elsie Marie Shoemaker.
Mrs. Trevolt devoted her life to Christian service since she was 18 years old.
She graduated from Central Baptist Church Seminary in 1937.
She married Harold Trevolt on Aug. 9, 1936. He was also a student at Central Baptist Seminary. They spent 45 years in ministry as a pastor and wife, retiring in 1980. Since that time they have been engaged in interim and supply ministry of 22 churches throughout the state of Kansas.
Mrs. Trevolt is survived by husband, Harold; son, Robert of Augusta; daughter, Irene Stark of Tustin, Calif.; brothers, Tony Ferganchick of Eckert, Colo., Louis Ferganchick of Pleasant Point, Pa., Bert Ferganchick of Tucson; sisters, Mary Eldridge of Denver, Shirley Reed of Boise, Idaho, Lorna Lively of Hespiria, Calif., Lillian Ames of Quartz Hill, Calif.; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and many friends.
A memorial has been established with First Baptist Church Building Fund, 1501 State, Augusta, 67010.
The Dunsford Funeral Home of Augusta was in charge of arrangements.

Raymond W. Welch

Raymond Ward Welch, 92, of Augusta, retired Mobil Refinery operator, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2002.
Visitation from 2 to 8 p.m., with family present, from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4; service 1:30 p.m. Saturday Jan. 5, both at Dunsford Funeral Home.
Mr. Welch was born Oct. 13, 1909 in Stevens County, Kan. to Harry Lee and Jennie Mae Leake Welch. He married Florence Irene Fooshee on Nov. 28, 1935. He was employed at the Mobil Oil Refinery in Augusta until his retirement in 1973.
The recipient of the Bronze Star, Welch served during WWII as a technical sergeant for the 17th Calvary Reconnaissance Squadron, 35th Infantry Division, 3rd Army in the European theater. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Augusta and was active in several community activities throughout the years. His hobbies included golf, travel, photography and a lifelong love of reading.
His unique character, love of books and poetry, sense of humor and spirit will live forever in the hearts of those who love him.
Mr. Welch is survived by his sweetheart and wife of 66 years, Irene; sons and daughters-in-law, Raymond Lee and Nancy Welch of Radford, Va., Wesley Howard and Deb of Leawood; sister, Helen Goodman of Ann Arbor, Mich.; grandchildren, Lara Borne, Janna Welch, Cole Welch, Matthew Welch, Meghan Welch; great-grandchildren, Brendan and Kevin Borne.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to the First United Methodist Church.

Patricia K. Zander

Patricia K. “Patty” Zander, 47, of Leon, Mary Kay Cosmetics independent beauty consultant and Taco Tico Restaurant manager, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2001.
Visitation will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 5, and from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, with family present from 1 to 3 p.m. Her funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7. All activities will be at Hillside Funeral Home Augusta. The family has requested no one wear dark clothing to service.
Mrs. Zander was preceded in death by sister, Reggie Drake, niece Jennifer Drake and grandfather Ginn Fick.
Those she leaves behind are husband, Henry; sons, Heath Pressnell of El Dorado, Keith Pressnell of Augusta; daughter, Heather Blair of El Dorado; mother and father, Norma Jean and Jim Forrest of Pueblo, Colo.; stepfather, Buck Morlan of Grand Junction, Colo.; brothers, Rick Forrest of Colorado Springs, Edward Morlan of Cortez, Colo.; sisters, Diane Mooney of Wichita, Liz Gag-neux of Cortez, Colo.; grandmother, “Granny” Mildred Fick of Pueblo, Colo.; grandchild, Gage Pressnell of Augusta.
Memorial established with Mary Kay-Ash Foundation.

Jerry D. Yeager

Jerry D. Yeager, 59, of Leon, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2001.
His service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, at Hillside Funeral Home Augusta.
Mr. Yeager was an inspector for Raytheon for 37 years.
Mr. Yeager is survived by wife, Linda; sons, Allen of Velonia, Ark., Donnie; brothers, Larry of Wagoner, Okla., Gary of Wichita; sister and brother-in-law, Jill and John Nicholson of Wichita; four grandchildren.
A memorial has been established with American Cancer Society.

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