Digital Augusta

Augusta, Kansas

Collection: 1984







Malone, Margie Mae

Jones, Duane N.

Rutherford, Ruby

Schneider, Gene

Dunn, Mary J.

Adair, William W.

Catt, Charles Lewis

Schmitt, Bessie


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, “1984-01-11,” Digital Augusta, accessed June 4, 2023,

The Augusta Daily Gazette

Wednesday, January 11, 1984
Margie Malone Dies At Hospital
Margie Mae Malone, 87, 226 Main, died Tuesday at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Wichita.
Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Dunsford Funeral Home. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery.
A memorial has been established with the First Christian Church.
She was born Feb. 6, 1896 in Grandin, Mo., to Eli Lee and Martha Ann Wade Hutchinson.
She married Frank Malone Feb. 26, 1919 in El Dorado. He preceded her in death in 1955.
She was a retired sales clerk at Calverts. She was a member of the First Christian Church.
Survivors include a son, Loren Lee Malone of Augusta; a sister, Alma P. Brummett of Wichita; two grandsons, Mike and David.
A brother, Everett Hutchinson, preceded her in death.

Thursday, January 12, 1984
Duane Jones Dies At 54
Duane N. Jones, 54, El Reno, Okla., formerly of Douglass, died Tuesday in Greenville, Tenn.
His service will be Friday at the Hilyard-Smith Funeral Home in Douglass. Rev. Burl Allison Jr., will officiate and burial will be in the Douglass Cemetery.
He was born Jan. 18, 1929 in Douglass to Elmo and Gladys Young Jones.
He married Gladys Cummings June 6, 1956 in Bartlesville, Okla. She survives.
Jones was a truck driver for Southwest Motor Freights.
He served in the U.S. Air Force.
Other survivors include his son, Robert Boyakin of Wichita; daughters, Melissa Reick of Pensacola, Fla., Patricia Wacker of Yates Center, Peggy Fortner of Arkansas City; mother, Gladys Jones of Augusta; brothers, Eldon Jones of Augusta and Keith Jones of Beaumont, Texas, and seven grandchildren.

Thursday, January 12, 1984
Mother Dies In Oklahoma
Ruby Rutherford, Holden-ville, Okla., mother of Elaine McNeil of Augusta, died this morning there.
Her services are pending at the Stouts Funeral Home in Wewoka, Okla.
Other survivors include grandsons, George and Dan Small of Augusta, William McNeil of Wichita and Rick McNeil of Texas, and a granddaughter, Pat Lies of Texas.

Nephew Dies
Gene Schneider, 41, Seattle, Wash., nephew of Mr. and Mrs. John Kroft of Augusta, died in Seattle, Wash.
His service will be at 2:30 p.m. at the Denitz Funeral Home in Wakeeney.
Friday, January 13, 1984

Rites Pending For Sister
Mary J. Dunn, 31, Wichita, sister of Augustan Beth Gates, died Sunday, Jan. 8, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.
Arrangements are pending at Byrd-Snodgrass Funeral Home in Wichita.
Other survivors include her husband, Mark and a son, Marco, both of the home; father, John Walton Poston of Durango, Colo.; mother, Elizabeth Little of Philadelphia, Pa., brothers, Pete Earl Poston of Durango and John Walter Poston of Philadelphia; a grandmother, Ella Little of Philadelphia.

W.W. Adair
William W. Adair, 91, Topeka, brother of Laura Adair Cox of Augusta, died this morning in Springfield, Mo.
His services will be in Topeka.
He was a pharmacist in Topeka before his retirement.

Charles Catt Dies At 67
Charles Lewis Catt, 67, 1150 Ohio, died yesterday at the Augusta Medical Complex.
His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Dunsford Funeral Home. Rev. Robert Brooks of the First United Methodist Church will officiate and burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery.
A memorial has been established with the Institute of Logopedics for the Special Fund for Speech Pathology, 2400 Jardine, Wichita, Kan.
He was born Jan. 20, 1916 in rural Benton to William M. and Stella Brower Catt.
He married Emily Faye Spillman Sept. 3, 1938 in Augusta. She survives.
Catt did manufacturing research and was an outside tooling representative for Cessna Aircraft.
He was a member of Mystic Tie Lodge 74 and the First United Methodist Church. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
Other survivors include sons, John of Wellington and George of Lawrence; brothers, Homer of Augusta and George of Wichita, and four grandchildren.

Monday, January 16, 1984
Former Augustan Died In Hiawatha
Bessie Schmitt, formerly of Augusta, died Saturday at the Hiawatha hospital.
Her funeral will be 10 o’clock tomorrow morning at the Casselman-Meek Funeral Home in Hiawatha with burial at a cemetery in Powhattan.
Schmitt was active in the First Christian Church, Pegasus Camera Club and Eastern Star while she was an Augusta resident.
Memorials to the county cancer society have been suggested through Mrs. Kenneth Fisher, 611 W. Ash, El Dorado.

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