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Breeden, Doris Elaine (Dewing)

Hurst, David Bruce

McCoskey, Melvin Robert

McGill, Connie


Obituaries published in the Augusta Daily Gazette


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b14#67 2009

Augusta Daily Gazette [Kansas], “2009-09-04,” Digital Augusta, accessed August 3, 2020,

Doris Breeden

Doris Elaine (Dewing) Breeden 83, Augusta, homemaker, passed away,
Friday, Sept. 4, 2009 at Sandpiper Healthcare Center in Wichita.
Visitation with family greeting friends will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8. Funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 9, both at Dunsford Zeiner Funeral Home, West Chapel, Augusta. Interment to follow at Elmwood Cemetery in Augusta.
Doris was born on Oct. 24, 1925 in Augusta to Archie and Gertrude (Starkey) Dewing. She attended Augusta schools and married Allen Thomas Breeden on June 19, 1942 in Wichita. To this union they had three children, Connie, Tommy and Tim.
Doris is survived by: her daughter, Connie (Mike) Haralson of Russellville, Ark.; her son, Tim (Kathy) Breeden of Wichita; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; a sister, Juanita Burris of Augusta.
She is preceded in death by her parents; spouse; son, Tommy; two brothers, Wayne and Gene Dewing and a sister Maxine Murphy.
A memorial has been established with Good Shepherd Hospice, 439 North
McLean, Wichita, KS 67203, or in care of the funeral home.
Arrangements by Dunsford-Zeiner Funeral Home ~ West Chapel, Augusta.

David Bruce Hurst

David Bruce Hurst, 51, Wichita, carpenter, brother of Betty (Mark) Schulze of Douglass, died on Sept. 1, 2009.
Service was held today at St. James Episcopal Church in Wichita.
Other survivors include: mother, Barbara “Judy” Wilkinson; brohter, Steve (Barb) Hurst; many nieces and nephews.
Donations to St. James Episcopal Church and the Kansas Humane Society.
Arrangements by All Faiths Mortuary & Crematory, Wichita.

Melvin Robert McCoskey

Melvin Robert McCoskey, Augusta , surrounded by his loved ones, went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009.
Viewing will be from 1-8 p.m. this evening, with family to greet friends from 6-8 p.m. at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta.
Service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, at the First Baptist Church in Augusta. Burial will follow at Glencoe/Little Walnut Baptist Cemetery, rural Beaumont, Kan.
He was born Feb. 19, 1924 to Sophia Jeanette Robert and Roy Marion McCoskey in Elk County. He attended elementary schools in Elk and Greenwood counties and graduated from Severy High School with the class of ‘42.
He served in Gen. Patton’s army with the 6th Armored Division in Europe fighting at the Battle of the Bulge.
On March 19, 1949, he married the love of his life, Eula Mae Young and they celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on March 19, 2009.
He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and greatgrandfather. He loved hunting, gardening, traveling, and just being a friend to others. He was a member of Jefferson Street Baptist Church in Eureka. Melvin retired from Phillips Petroleum Co. in 1985 after 30 years of service.
He is survived by: his wife, Eula of the home; four children, Vickie (Harold) Siemens of Augusta, Craig (Brenda) McCoskey, rural Augusta, Linda (Gordon) Harrison of Annville, Penn., and Curtis (Kristen) McCoskey of Wichita;
four sisters, Mildred Johnson of Wichita, Nadine (Roy) Cranmer of Wauconda, ILL.,
Thelma (Harold) Allen of Wichita, and Cora Sumner of Independence; brother, John (Karen) McCoskey of Sedgwick; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Memorials to the First Baptist Church, Augusta, or Jefferson Street Baptist Church in Eureka.
Arrangements by Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta.

Connie McGill

Connie McGill, 56, Andover, Environmental Management, Inc. President, died on Saturday, Sept. 5,2009.
Memorial service at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, at Downing & Lahey Mortuary East, Wichita.
Survivors include: husband, Michael; son, Kevin; father, Harland Basta; sister, Sherry (Bill) Jensen.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Marge Basta.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established with the Kansas Humane Society, 3313 N. Hillside, Wichita, KS, 67219.
Arrangements by Downing & Lahey Mortuary East, Wichita.

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