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McMillen, Theodore David "Big Mac"

Pratt, Charles J. "Jack"

McHaley Jr., George E.


Obituaries published in the Augusta Daily Gazette


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b11#037 2006

Augusta Daily Gazette [Kansas], “2006-04-19,” Digital Augusta, accessed May 25, 2020,

Theodore D. ‘Big Mac’ McMillen

Theodore David “Big Mac” McMillen, 73, Augusta, died Wednesday, April 19, at his home.
His funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Hillside Funeral Home Augusta.
Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Use the 12th Street entrance.
Visitation will be possible from 4 to 8 o’clock this
evening at the funeral home.
He was born June 21, 1932 in Pilgrim, Mo., as the son of W.O. and Zella Drisdel McMillen.
Mr. McMillen served in the U.S. Army and was a Korean War veteran.
He retired from Beech Aircraft in 1994 after 38 years of service.
He was a proud member of the International Association of Machinists Aerospace Workers union. He held several positions with IAMAW Local Lodge 733 and was a union negotiator for 15 years.
Mr. McMillen was a 32nd Degree Mason and lived in Augusta for 46 years.
His parents, preceded him in death as well as two brothers, a sister, and three nephews.
Survivors are Clara, his wife of 49 years; son Tim McMillen of Andover; daughters Teresa McMillen of Atlanta, Ga., Cheryl Glaze and her husband Steve of Beaumont, Texas; grandchildren: Jennifer
East, David Glaze, Bill Glaves and his wife Miranda; great-grandchildren: Carlee and Kendall East, William Cash Glaze.
He also leaves brother Clarence McMillen of Odessa, Mo., and a sister, Francis Weibert of Scott City.
Memorials to the American Diabetes
Association, 837 S. Hillside, Wichita, KS, 67211 have been suggested.
Hillside Funeral Home Augusta is in charge of arrangements.

Charles J. “Jack” Pratt

Charles J. “Jack” Pratt, 85, El Dorado, died on Wednesday, May 3, 2006.
The Recitation of the Rosary will be at 6 p.m. this evening; the Celebration of Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 6, both at St. John’s Catholic Church, El Dorado. Burial will follow in Sunset Lawns Cemetery in El Dorado.
Mr. Pratt was born on Sept. 17, 1920, in El
Dorado, the son of Lawrence and Anna (Ellis) Pratt. He attended school at Jefferson Elementary and graduated from El Dorado High School with the Class of 1940. He served his country in World War II in the Air Force.
While stationed in Chicago, he met and married Virginia Eroncig on June 8, 1943. He also served in England and France. He returned to El Dorado and worked at Skelly Refinery for 36 years and retired working on the Coker unit.
His memberships included: St. John’s Catholic
Church, the American Legion Post and the VFW. He loved working in his yard. Every year he collected walnuts and he spent many hours making bowls, plates, and rosaries from the walnut shells for his family and friends.
His survivors include: his wife, Virginia of the home; sons, Chuck Pratt of El Dorado, Larry and his wife, Leora Pratt of Siloam Springs, Ark., Bob and his wife, Lisa Pratt Ariz.; daughters, Virginia
and her husband, David Berndsen of Augusta, Cassie and her husband, Wayne Morton, Jackie and her husband, R.P Simon., Rita and her husband, Jack Castleman, Mary and her husband, Mark Long, all of El Dorado, Theresa and her husband, Mike Wilber of Pine Top, Ariz.; daughter-in-law, Sandee Pratt of Des Moines, Iowa; brother, Tony Range of Cincinnati, Ohio; 26 grandchildren; 24 greatgrandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by son, James, granddaughter, Angelic Long, his parents and two brothers.
Memorials have been established with St. Vincent DePaul or with Hospice Care of Kansas.
Arrangements are under the direction of Kirby-Morris Funeral Home in El Dorado.

George E. McHaley, Jr.

George E. McHaley, Jr., 78, Kerrville, Texas, formerly of Augusta, passed away on Wednesday, May 3, 2006.
There will be no services.
Mr. McHaley was a retired conservation technician with Beech Aircraft and served with the United States Navy and Army.
His survivors include: his wife, Bonnie of Kerrville and his brother, Jack McHaley of Hutchinson.
Arrangements entrusted to Grimes Funeral Chapel of kerrville, Texas.

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