Digital Augusta

Augusta, Kansas

Collection: 1984






Hans, Helen C.

Clum, Lewis Lynn

Radcliff, Emily A.

Spillman, Nathan Cosby

Calvert, Elmo V.


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, “1984-01-16,” Digital Augusta, accessed October 3, 2022,

The Augusta Daily Gazette

Monday, January 16, 1984
Helen Hans Dies At 83
Helen C. Hans, 83, Iola, mother of Sue Allen of Douglass, died Friday at a nursing home there.
Her service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Friskel Memorial Chapel in Iola. Dr. William Baldwin will officiate.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Great Bend cemetery.
A memorial has been established with the Wesley United Methodist Church in Iola.
She was born May 27, 1900 in Rush County to Jacob and Mary Vesecky Pivonka.
She married Harry L. Hans Feb. 29, 1928 in St. John. He survives.
Mrs. Hans was a former Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. employee.
She was a member of the Dirt Diggers Garden Club and the Iola Homemakers EHU.
Other survivors include sisters, Mary Ley of Offerlee and Sylvia Marinovich of Pine Grove, Okla., and two grandchildren, Eric Allen and Annette Allen, both of Douglass.

Tuesday, January 17, 1984
Funeral Pending For Lewis Clum
L.L. “Lewis” Clum, 1616 Socony, died Sunday, Jan. 15, in Yuma, Ariz.
Arrangements are pending at the Dunsford Funeral Home of Augusta.

Tuesday, January 17, 1984
Mother Dies In Wichita
Emily A. Radcliff, 74, Wichita, mother of Lyla Flippo of Douglass, died Monday at St. Joseph Medical Center in Wichita.
Her service was at 12:30 p.m. today at the DeVorss Mortuary in Wichita. Rev. Bill Scott officiated and burial was in the Douglass Cemetery.
She was born Dec. 6, 1909 in Beaver County, Oklahoma to John and Delia Clifford Crusinberry.
She married Elmo Radcliff July 23, 1930 in Beaver, Okla. He survives.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Douglass.
Other survivors include sons, John of Wichita, Joe of Redwood City, Calif., Clyde of Corpus Christi, Texas; another daughter, Laura Johnson of Gainsville, Mo., 21 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

Nathan Spillman Died At Hospital
Nathan Cosby Spillman, 71, Route 2, died Sunday at the Augusta Medical Complex.
His funeral will be at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Dunsford Funeral Home. Rev. Burl Allison Jr., will officiate and burial will be in the Elmwood Cemetery.
He was born Nov. 1, 1912 in Stott City, Mo., to Luther and Bertha Friesner Spillman.
He married Ethel Pierce Aug.
5, 1939 in Wichita. She survives.
Spillman was a retired sheet metal worker for Beech Aircraft Co. in Wichita. He was a member of the International Association of Machinist’s and Aerospace Workers.
Other survivors include sons, Guy of Augusta and Luther of Houston, Texas; a brother, Hal of Wichita; sisters, Emily Faye Catt of Augusta and Dorothy Doyle of Wichita, and six grandchildren.

Wednesday, January 18, 1984
Friday Funeral For Lewis Clum
Lewis Lynn Clum, 79, 1616 Socony, died Saturday in Yuma, Ariz.
His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Dunsford Funeral Home. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery.
He was born Dec. 3, 1904 in Hansen.
He married Elsie Engelman in August of 1928 in Conway Springs. She survives.
Clum was a retired farmer and a member of the Cumberland Church.
Other survivors include a son, Lewis of Cincinnati, Ohio; a daughter, Lois Dalton of Canoga Park, Calif.; brothers, Claude and Raymond, both of Wichita and sisters, Lela Mercer of Wichita and Dessa Knackstedt of Little River.
Five brothers and a sister preceded him in death.

Elmo V. Calvert Died In Wichita
Elmo V. Calvert, 63, Arkansas City, father of Susan Garrison of Douglass, died Monday at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Wichita..
His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Rindt-Erdman-Oldroyd Funeral Home in Arkansas City. Rev. Henry W. Cox will officiate and burial will be in the Riverview Cemetery.
A memorial has been established with the Cowley County Hospice.
He was born May 29, 1920 in Joplin, Mo., to Eugene and Gertrude Peak Calvert.
He married Betty Lou McDonald March 7, 1940 in Fort Scott.
Calvert served with the U.S. Marines during World War II.
He was a salesman for the Powers Roofing Co.
He was a member of the National Rifle Association. He was a member of the VFW.
Other survivors include sons, Errol of Galveston, Texas, Dennis of Arkansas City; a brother, Jack of Fort Scott and eight grandchildren.

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