Digital Augusta

Augusta, Kansas

Collection: 1984





Vogt, Lena Mae

Thornton, Douglas Randall "Randy"

Clark, Paul E.

Alcorn, Everett A.

Sibley, Earl P.

Harcourt, Estel Arthur


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, “1984-01-06,” Digital Augusta, accessed October 4, 2022,

The Augusta Daily Gazette

Friday, January 6, 1984
Mother Dies In Wichita
Lena Mae Vogt, 69, Wichita, mother of Mary Louise Williams of Augusta, died there Thursday at Wesley Medical Center.
Her funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Cochran Mortuary. Burial will be in the Wichita Park Cemetery.
She was born May 8, 1914 in Douglas County, Mo., to DeWitt and Stella Jackson.
She married Thomas Vogt. He died in 1973.
She was a driver for the American Cab Co. in Wichita.
Other survivors include a son, Harvey of Wichita; daughters, Dorothy Ingram, Jane, both of Wichita, Geraldine Nightengale of Waynesville, Mo.; Patricia Corley of Jacksonville, Fla., Linda Winegarner of Springfield, Mo.; brothers, John Jackson of Rolla, Mo., Jack Jackson of Wichita, Ray Jackson of Fall River; sisters, Lela Dymond, Pearl Schmidt, Irene Womack, all of Wichita; 26 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Monday, January 9, 1984
D.R. Thornton Dies At Home
Douglas Randall “Randy” Thornton, 29, Douglass, died at his home yesterday.
His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Dunsford Funeral Home. Rev. George Goudie will officiate and burial will be in the Elmwood Cemetery.
He was born April 21, 1954 in Wichita to Charles and May Ann Payton Thornton Jr.
He married Pamela J. Harlan Aug. 15, 1978 in Mt. Hope. She survives.
Thornton was a mechanic at Boeing Aircraft Co., in Wichita.
Other survivors include daughters, Erica L. and Aleen M., both of the home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thornton of Augusta, and a sister, Rhonda Hagebusch of Augusta.

Monday, January 9, 1984
Paul Clark Dies At 50
Paul E. Clark, 50, Salina, stepfather of Timothy McPherson of Douglass, died Friday at a Salina hospital.
His funeral was today at the Grubb-Parsons Funeral Home in Ellsworth. Rev. Elaine Lord officiated and burial was in the Kanopolis, Kan., cemetery.
A memorial has been established with the Ellsworth County Hospice in Ellsworth.
He was born Aug. 13, 1933 in Lincoln to Jesse and Myrtle Bunch Clark.
He married Jolene Bunch McPherson. She survives.
Clark was a Beech Aircraft Corp. employee.
Other survivors include a son, Michael of Saline; a daughter, Kelle of Lincoln; stepsons, Ronald McPherson of Kanopolis, Rick McPherson of Wichita; stepdaughters, Linda Cheney of Andover, Diane Hartman of Arkansas City; mother, Myrtle of Salina; sisters, Susan Meyer of Salina, Margaret Gallaher of Pleasant Hill, Mo.; grandmother, Mabel of Salina, and eight grandchildren.

Everett Alcorn Dies At 98
Everett A. Alcorn, 98, 209 E. Summit, died Sunday at the Augusta Medical Complex.
His funeral will be at 1 o’clock Wednesday afternoon at the Ionia, Kan., church. Rev. Calvin Heitmann will officiate and burial will be in the Ionia cemetery.
He was born Oct. 12, 1885 in Ionia to James Lankford and Cora Nichols Alcorn.
This retired farmer married Ina May Van Meter June 28, 1903 in Mankato. She preceded him in death in 1975.
Survivors include sons, Edgar of Eugene, Ore., Clifford of Menlo Park, Calif., and Paul of Rancho Cordova, Calif.; a
daughter, Naoma Finlay of Augusta; nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Earl Sibley Dies At 89
died Saturday at his home.
His service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Cochran Mortuary. Rev. Donald Elliott will officiate and burial will be at the Highland Cemetery in Wichita.
He was born Aug. 30, 1894 in Conway, Mo., to Asa and Lilly Porter Sibley.
He married Laura Elliott. She preceded him in death.
He was a retired tool and die maker for Boeing Military Airplane Co.
Survivors include sons, Russell of Augusta, Edward of Bolivar, Mo., Joe of El Dorado Springs, Mo., LeRoy of Seattle, Wash.; daughters, Grace Shriner, Alice Bowman, both of Wichita, Helen McPherson of St. Louis, Mo., Zela Parker of McCune, Gale Smith of Springfield, Mo.; stepsons, Ray Elliott, Douglas Elliott, both of Wichita, Donald Elliott of Houston, Texas; a stepdaughter, Maxine Gallo of Hayward, Calif.; brother, Ray of Park Rapids, Minn.; a sister, Alice Demiville of Wichita and 47 grandchildren.

Rites Today For Harcourt
Estel Arthur Harcourt, 94, Wichita, fomerly of Rock, died Thursday at a Tyler, Texas, Hospital.
His service was at 1 p.m. today at the Linwood Church of the Nazarene in Wichita. Rev. David J. Felter officiated and burial was in the Douglass Cemetery.
A memorial has been established with the Linwood Church of the Nazarene.
This retired farmer was born Dec. 1, 1889 in Rock to George and Flora Sheets Harcourt.
Survivors include a wife, Mildred; sons, Norman of Wichita and Harold of Kilgore, Texas; a daughter, Elnora Vaughn of Independence; a brother, Harry W. Harcourt of Cincinnati, Ohio; nine grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

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