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Dagel, M. Vaughn

Benjamin, Rozetta A.

Hart, Phillip Adrian

Couch, Raymond E.


Obituaries published in the Augusta Daily Gazette


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b11#033 2006

Augusta Daily Gazette [Kansas], “2006-04-09,” Digital Augusta, accessed May 25, 2020,

M. Vaughn Dagel

M. Vaughn Dagel, 81, Wichita, retired Cessna Aircraft tooling department employee passed away on Sunday, April 9, 2006.
Visitation with family will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, with service scheduled at 1 p.m. Thursday, both in the Garden Chapel of Watson Funeral Home in Wichita. Graveside will follow at the Rose Hill Cemetery with military honors and the Northstar Masonic Lodge presiding.
Mr. Dagel was very active at various Wichita senior centers, where he enjoyed playing cards and dancing.
He is survived by: loving wife, Nancy of Wichita; son, Stan and Liz Dagel of Douglass, Todd and Nicole Glidewell of Scranton, Pa.; step children, Donna and Steve Standley, Patricia and Greg Upshaw, John and Karen Isbell, all of Wichita; brother, Gene Dagel of Seguin, Texas;
grandchildren, CaRessa Dockens and husband, Shadrick; greatgrandchildren, Austin, McKenzie, Chase and Riley; other grandchildren, Seth and Dane Swearengin, Ashley, Jared, Joshua, Amy and Michael; and his little shadow, Pistol.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, Jessa and Ruth Dagel; wife, Virginia Carr; son, Michael Dagel; brother, Wilmer Dagel.
Arrangements by Watson Funeral Home in Wichita.

Rozetta A. Benjamin

Rozetta A. Benjamin, 93, Wichita, mother of Joyce E. Gray of Rural Augusta, died on Saturday, April 8, 2006.
Viewing from 1 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, both at DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary Chapel in Wichita.
Other survivors include: son, Carlos G. Benjamin, Sr. of Wichita; daughter, Rosanne Cox of Grand Prairie, Texas;
15 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by: husband, Ernest N. Benjamin; eight siblings and one great-grandson.
Memorials established with St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, P.O.Box 5, Memphis, Tenn., 38101-0050, Childrens’
Neuroblastoma Cancer Foundation, P.O.Box 6635, Bloomington, ILL., 60108.
Arrangements by DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary in Wichita.

Phillip Adrian Hart

Phillip Adrian Hart, 77, El Dorado, retired welder for Plumbers and Pipe Union, and U.S. Army veteran, died on Monday, April 10, 2006.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 16, at River of Life Ministries Church in El. Dorado. Following the service, there will be a dinner for family and friends at 12:30 p.m. at the train depot in El Dorado.
He is survived by: wife, Mary L. (Chastain) Moore Hart of El Dorado; brother, Ivan Hart of Augusta; children, Berl Hart of Tulsa, Okla., Jerri Reed of Wichita, Jackie Moore of El Dorado, Jay Moore III, of El Dorado,
Juanada Vaughn of Iowa, and Jaylena Lewis of Calif.; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are under the direction of Dunsford Funeral Home in Augusta.

Raymond E. Couch

Raymond E. Couch, 98, Augusta, farmer, formerly of Colony, Kan., passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2006.
Viewing from 1 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Headley Funeral Chapel in Augusta.
Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Colony Cemetery.
Mr. Couch was born on Oct. 21, 1907 on a farm near Colony to Elmer G. and Maude M. (Smith) Couch.
On June 10, 1929 he married Velda M. Stout in Topeka. She preceded him in death on Dec. 29, 2003.
Her survivors are: son, Gary Couch of Topeka; daughter, Donna Wright of Augusta; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by: son-in-law, Leroy Wright, his parents, sister, Florence Fivecoat, and brother, Elmer Couch, Jr.
Memorials may go to First Baptist Church in Augusta.
Arrangements are under the direction of Headley Funeral Chapel in Augusta.

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