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Miller, Barbara J. (Brumback)

VanBlaricon, James H.

Holt, Eldon Ord


Obituaries published in the Augusta Daily Gazette


Augusta Daily Gazette [Kansas]


Augusta Historical Museum, Augusta, Kansas


Augusta Public Library, Augusta, Kansas, USA











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Augusta Daily Gazette [Kansas], “2006-10-21,” Digital Augusta, accessed August 3, 2020,

Barbara J. Miller

Barbara J. (Brumback) Miller, 71, Augusta, after a lengthy illness passed to be with our Lord with family present at St. Francis Hospital on Saturday, Oct. 21.
Viewing will be from 2 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, with family to greet friends from 6 to 7 p.m.; service will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, all at Headley Funeral Chapel in Augusta. Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta.
Barbara was born on Oct. 9, 1935 in El Dorado, where she attended and graduated school in 1953. On Aug. 6, 1954, she married Harold Miller. She was a lifelong resident of Kansas, living in El Dorado, Wichita, and Augusta.
She is survived by: her husband, Harold of the home; son, Daryl Miller and wife, Kari of Andover; daughters, Carla Blase and husband, Mike of Salina, Cheryl Miller, twin daughters, Sharyn Miller and husband, Ronnie Sweetwater and Karen Snow and husband, Kevin, all of Wichita; brother, Oscar Brumback and wife, Francis of Monroeville, Pa.; sister, Betty Zongker and husband, Jerry of El Dorado; sister-in-
law, Bettie Lou Kersbergen of Hamilton; seven grandchildren, Kyle of Andover, j Mia of Salina, Nicholas of Virginia Beach, Va.,
Kimberly, Kelsey, Shatara and Shay, all of Wichita; one great-grandchild on the way; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Ruth (Bailey) Brumback and one brother, Ed Brumback.
Memorials to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice or the Kansas Firefighters Museum.

James H. VanBlaricon

James H. VanBlaricon, 84, Augusta, passed away on Friday, Oct. 20, 2006.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24, visitation with family present from noon until time of service at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at Roselawn Heights Memorial Chapel in Salina. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park, Salina.
He was born on July 7, 1922 in Union, Iowa.
His survivors include: sons, Jim VanBlaricon of Wichita and Ron VanBlaricon of Carbondale; daughter, Constance
Drabant of Augusta; seven grandchildren; nine greatgrandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy M. VanBlaricon.
Memorial established with National Jewish Research and Medical Center, in care of Roselawn Mortuary, 1307 S. Santa Fe, Salina, 67401.

Eldon Ord Holt

Eldon Ord Holt, 45, Leon, died on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006, in a construction accident in Shawnee, Okla.
The celebration of his life will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Kirby-Morris Funeral Home Chapel in El Dorado. Interment will follow in the Leon Cemetery.
Eldon was born on May 17, 1961, in Eureka, the son of David and Edith Boyer Holt. He graduated from high school in Elkins, Ark. Eldon worked as a truck driver and his extra time was spent tinkering with cars and working with his hands. He loved eagles and tigers.
Surviving family includes: his mother, Edith Holt; sons, Waylon and Gary Holt; daughter, Patricia Holt; brothers, Arthur, Bob, Dale, and Mike Holt; girlfriend, Sherri Griswold; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, David Holt and his sister, Sue Miller.
A memorial has been established with the American Heart Association. Contributions may be left with the Kirby-Morris Funeral Home in El Dorado, who is assisting the family with the arrangements.
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