Digital Augusta

Augusta, Kansas

Collection: 2004








Rhodes, Blanche Beatrice

Leppke, Marvin E.

Thompson, Helen M.

Darter, Louise

Rawlings, Stanley


Obituaries published in the Augusta Daily Gazette


Augusta Daily Gazette [Kansas]


Augusta Historical Museum, Augusta, Kansas (use HTML box has to be checked)


Augusta Public Library, Augusta, Kansas, USA





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b9#35 2004

Augusta Daily Gazette [Kansas], “2004-04-03,” Digital Augusta, accessed August 24, 2019,

Blanche Beatrice Rhodes

Blanche Beatrice Rhodes, 85, Augusta, retired Oklahoma State Tax Commission employee and retired owner of Rhodes Furniture and Appliance, died Saturday, April 3, 2004.
Graveside service at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 7, at Elmwood Cemetery in Augusta. For those attending, use the 12th Street entrance to the cemetery.
There will be no visitation.
Mrs. Rhodes was bom in Topaz, Mo. on Oct. 24, 1918, the daughter of the late John A. and Minnie (Reese) Roberts. On Nov. 13, 1935 she married E.R “Shine” Rhodes in Shawnee, Okla. He preceded her in death.
Survivors include: daughter, Roberta and her husband, Bill Richey of Augusta; grandchildren, Thad and his wife, Deborah Richey, Kara and her husband, Lance King; great-grandchildren, Allora and Elizabeth Richey, Adam and Whitney King.
Headley Funeral Chapel of Augusta has charge of the arrangements.

Marvin E. Leppke

Marvin E. Leppke, 73, Wichita, retired Cessna Aircraft employee, father of Cathy Marbut of Augusta, died Thursday, April 1, 2004.
His funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 6, at Messiah Baptist Church in Wichita.
A visitation with family present will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today in the Garden Chapel of Watson Funeral Home in Wichita. \
Other survivors are: wife, Marcie; daughters, Marlene Leppke, Linda Marbut, both of Wichita, Donna Monk of Bel Aire, Lesa Marbut of Lawrence; brother, Bill
Leppke, sister, Beatrice Kroeker, both of Weatherford, Okla.; five grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice or to Messiah Baptist Church.
Services are under the direction of Watson’s Garden Chapel in Wichita.

Stanley Rawlings

Stanley Rawlings of Columbia, Mo., formerly of Augusta, died Oct. 31, 2003.
The family will hold a cremation burial at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6, at
Elmwood Cemetery in Augusta. There is no service planned but the family would enjoy visiting with his friends.

Helen Thompson

Helen M. Thompson, 78, Augusta, died Thursday, April 8, 2004.
Her funeral service was held today, April 12, at Herington United Methodist Church in Herington.
Survivors are: son, John E. of Mulvane; daughters, Vickey Brown of Wichita, Terry Pierce of Haysville; sister, Jean Betts of Garnett; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home in Herington has charge of the arrangements.

Louise Darter

Homemaker Louise Darter, 88, Douglass, died Friday, April 9, 2004.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 14, at Hillside Funeral Home in Augusta.
There will be no viewing.
Survivors include: son, Gary E. Darter of Douglass; daughter, Mary Jo Pollock of Douglass; two granddaughters; and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Darter.
Memorial established with the Douglass Public Library.
Hillside Funeral Home of Augusta is handling the arrangements.

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