Digital Augusta

Augusta, Kansas

Collection: 1984




Tinius, George Robert

Kilgore, Norman L.

Hogoboom, Virgil C.

Nettles, Mary Carolyn

Unruh, Harold LeeRoy


Obituaries published in the Augusta Daily Gazette


Augusta Daily Gazette, Augusta, Kansas, USA


Augusta Historical Museum, Augusta, Kansas, USA


Augusta Public Library, Augusta, Kansas, USA









Augusta Daily Gazette, Augusta, Kansas, USA, “1984-01-03,” Digital Augusta, accessed October 4, 2022,

The Augusta Daily Gazette
G.R. Tinius Dies At 85
George Robert Tinius, 85, Fort Worth, Texas, formerly of Augusta, died Sunday.
His service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Ridglea West Church of Christ in Fort Worth. Services here will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Dunsford Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Elmwood Cemetery.
He was born to James and Jennie Bell Tinius.
Tinius married Ruby Love in Wichita March 21, 1918. She survives.
He was a retired Church of Christ minister in Winfield and Belle Plain. He was the Oklahoma Christian College board chairman.
Other survivors include sons, Charles S. of Mulvane and Robert H. of Fort Worth; a daughter, Mildred Swahn of Tampa, FLa.; 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Kilgore Dies At 59
Norman L. Kilgore, 59, Fall River, died Monday at the Veterans Hospital in Wichita.
His service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Dunsford Funeral Home in Augusta. Rev. Randy Schuneman will officiate.
A memorial has been established with the American Heart Association.
He was born July 24, 1924 in Hutchinson to Carl and Rena Gerdes Kilgore.
He married Lois L. Turner April 23, 1946 in Wichita. She survives.
Kilgore was a retired Santa Fe truck driver who served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a Nazarene.
Other survivors include sons, Rocky of Wichita, Rusty of Rose Hill; a daughter Pam Lea Drach of Manhattan; a brother Delbert of Hutchinson, and five grandchildren.

Rites Today For Hogoboom
Virgil C. Hogoboom, 70, El Dorado, died Friday at Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital in El Dorado.
His funeral was this morning at the First Baptist Church in El Dorado. Rev. Bob McNary officiated and burial was in Walnut Valley Memorial Park Cemetery.
A memorial has been established with the Cardiac Care Unit at Allen Memorial Hospital.
He was born Feb. 25, 1913 in El Dorado to Eugene and Clydie Goodman Hogoboom.
He married Mary Frances Cundell in 1931. She died in 1978.
He married Sarah Faye Ledbetter April 9, 1950. She died in 1982.
On Dec, 2, 1982 he married Ruby Blankenbaker. She survives.
He founded Hogoboom Ditching Service in 1948. He was a driller for Rex and Morris Oil Co., and R.J. Wixon Oil Co.
Other survivors include sons, Albert and Virgil, both of El Dorado and Paul of Tacoma, Wash.; daughters, Clydie Dugan of Buffalo, Mo., and Eva Garlick of EL Dorado.; a brother, John of El Dorado; sisters, Rose Buser of Christmas, Fla., Floss Faunce of Eckert, Colo., and Myrtle Jackson of Marion; a stepsister, Opal Wentworth of El Dorado; 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Kirby-Morris Funeral Home of El Dorado was in charge of arrangements.

Sister Died In Texas
Mary Carolyn Nettles, 52, Houston, Texas, a sister of Clyde Ruple of Augusta, died there Dec. 27.
Her service was Dec. 30 at the First Baptist Church. Rev. John B. Bisagno officiated. Burial was in the Woodlawn Cemetery there with her nephew, Rev. Alan Rust officiating.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church there.
Other survivors include sons, John Nettles and Joel Nettles; a daughter, Rebecca Nettles, all of Houston; sisters, Marie Rust of Church Point, La., and Lois Winget of Minden, La.; brothers, A.E. Ruple of Emerson, Ark., and Kent Ruple of Magnolia, Ark.

H.L. Unruh Dies At 32
Harold LeeRoy Unruh, 32, Potwin, died Saturday in an oil field accident a half mile west of the Potwin-Towanda Road on the Fairview-Murdock Road..
His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wedneday at the Eden Mennonite Church in rural Bums. Rev. Lowell Koehn and Rev. Alvin Hoehn will officiate and burial will be in the Holderman Cemetery at Potwin.
A memorial has been established with the Potwin Public Library.
He was born Aug. 31, 1951 in Wichita to William and Dorothy Cochran Unruh.
He married Dianna Fulk June 23, 1972 in Newton. She survives.
Unruh lived all of his life in the Potwin area and had worked for the Range Oil Co. for three years as a pumper.
Other survivors include a daughter, Madilyn Michelle and a son, Chad Lee, all of the home; parents, Mr. and William Unruh of Potwin; two brothers, Howard of Potwin and Robert of Whitewater; four sisters, Julene Schroeder, Joyce Unruh and Lola Unruh, all of Whitewater, and Linda Unruh of El Dorado, and his grandmother, Mary Unruh of
Lamb Mortuary of Whitewater is in charge of arrangements.

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