Digital Augusta

Augusta, Kansas

Collection: 1984





Heinzman, John C.

Cottongim, Leoti M.

Call, William O.

Chrislip, Hartsil John

Lee, Beaulah Elsie

Schmidt, Arnold Henry


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, “1984-12-17,” Digital Augusta, accessed December 6, 2022,

The Augusta Daily Gazette
Monday, December 17, 1984
J.C. Heinzman died Sunday
John C. Heinzman, 71, Yelm, Wash., formerly of Augusta, died Sunday.
His funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at the Mountain View Funeral Chapel in Tacoma, Wash.
He was born April 18, 1913 in Augusta to Charles and Mary Heinzman.
He married Mildred Eidson Sept. 22, 1933. She survives.
They have lived in Washington since 1942.
Other survivors include a niece, Betty Kirkwood of Augusta; two daughters; a brother and two sisters.
Two brothers and three sisters preceded him in death.

Leoti Cottongim died Saturday
Leoti M. Cottongim, 77, Altamont, died Saturday at Mound Valley.
Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Douglass Cemetery. Rev. Larry Myers will officiate.
She was born Oct. 16, 1908 in Atlanta to Earnest and Mae Barnes Price.
She married Earl Cottongim. He preceded her in death.
She was a retired cafe owner.
Survivors include a son, Bill Allen of Mound Valley; a daughter, Marjo Daves of Lakeside, Calif.; a brother, Ernest Price Jr. of Atlanta; three grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Hilyard-Smith Funeral Home in Douglass is in charge of arrangements.

Father died Saturday at 79
William O. Call, 79, El Dorado, father of Arthur W. Call, Twila Crane, Roberta Winter, Pat J. Chrislip, all of Augusta, died Saturday at Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital there.
His service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Carlson Funeral Home in El Dorado. Rev. George Goudie will officiate and burial will be in the Belle Vista Cemetery at El Dorado.
A memorial has been established with the Salvation Army in El Dorado.
He was born Nov. 5, 1905 in Rosalia to John and Maggie Morris Call.
He married Mary Viola Reddig in 1946 at Russell. She preceded him in death.
He was a retired oil field pumper.
Other survivors include a son, Tracy W. of Mulvane; daughters, Naomi Williams of
Clovis, N.M., Peggy L. Roberts of El Dorado, Sandra K. Keither of Kemmerer, Wyo., Colleen J. Harris of Potwin; a sister, Ruberta Langton of Wichita; 31 grandchildren, and 32 great-grandchildren.
Carlson Funeral Home in El Dorado is in charge of arrangements.

Hartsil Chrislip died on Friday
Hartsil John Chrislip, 88, McPherson, father of Roger Chrislip of Augusta, died Friday.
His funeral was at 2 o’clock this afternoon at the Ball & Son Funeral Home in McPherson.
In addition to his son here, this retired employee of National Cooperative Refiners Association leaves a daughter, Joyce Thiessen of Hutchinson, two other sons, Clayton and Robert, both of McPherson, 12 grandchildren, and 14 great grandchildren.
A memorial has been established with the Shiloh Manor nursing home at Canton.

Tuesday, December 18, 1984
Beaulah Lee dies at home
Beaulah Elsie Lee, 77, Wichita, mother of Dr. Rex Lee of Wichita who is the former owner of the Ranger Motel in Augusta, died Monday at her home.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Mt. Olive Cemetery in Fort Supply, Okla.
A memorial has been established with the American Lung Association of Kansas, 4300 Drury Lane, P.O. Box 4426, Topeka, Kan. 66604.
She was born Aug. 4, 1907 in Kansas to Robert A. and Goldie Compton Alexander.
She married Robert Barth Lee. He preceded her in death.
This retired beautician also leaves a daughter, Donna Walling of Oklahoma and nine grandchildren.

Tuesday, December 18, 1984
A.H. Schmidt died Sunday
Arnold Henry Schmidt, 71, Wichita, brother of Henry Schmidt of Douglass died Sunday.
His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Lorraine Avenue Mennonite Church.
A memorial hasbeen established with the Lorraine Avenue Mennonite Church.
He was a retired Gates Lear-jet Co. upholsterer.
Other survivors include his wife, Nola; son, Ray of Wichita; daughters, Jeanette King, Rose Marie Watt, both of Winfield; brothers, John of Florence, Adolph of Hillsboro, Ernest of Talent, Ore., Walter of Fullerton, Calif.; sisters, Mary Gertz of Wichita, Ruth Schmidt of Florence, Esther Groh of Oroville, Calif., and six grandchildren.

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