DEATHS

ORIGINALLY WRITTEN

Stanley Scharping, 60





Stanley H. Scharping, 60, aviation technical expert, died April 27 in Wichita.

The graveside service and burial with military honors was May 3 at Pilsen Cemetery.

He was born Feb. 17, 1944, to Herbert and Martha (Hiebert) Scharping in Hillsboro.

He is survived by his mother of Hillsboro; his wife, Ruby (Stuchlik) Scharping of Wichita; two sons, Brian Scharping and wife Jan and Jeffry Scharping and wife Julie, all of Wichita; one sister, Kay Scharping of Cottage Grove, Ore.; and seven grandchildren.

Memorials have been established with St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church Building Fund, 645 N. 119th St. W., Wichita KS 67235, and Birthline Inc., 339 N. Seneca, Wichita, KS 67203.


James Brosemer, 78





James H. Brosemer, 78, retired land surveyor and surveyor consultant, died April 26 in an automobile accident east of Cedar Point.

A memorial service was held April 30 at Florence United Methodist Church with pastor Larry Timm officiating.

He was born Jan. 20, 1926, to Anthony and Paulina (Wheeler) Brosemer in Burlington. On May 23, 1947, he was married to Phyllis L. Williams, who predeceased him in 2003.

He is survived by one son, Steve Brosemer of Emporia; two daughters, Julie Jantz of Florence and Marrilee Meisner of Hutchinson; one brother, John Brosemer of Las Cruses, N.M.; one sister, Betty Mast of Carlsbad, N.M.; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Memorials have been established with the James H. Brosemer Memorial Scholarship Fund of the Society of Kansas Land Surveyors and the Florence Historical Society in care of Zeiner Funeral Home of Marion.


A.J. Coe, 86





Andrew Jackson “A.J.” Coe III, 86, retired owner of A.J. Coe Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning Co., died April 26 at his residence in Marion.

The funeral was April 29 at Eastmoor United Methodist Church in Marion with pastor Robert Priest officiating. Burial with military rites provided by the Marion V.F. W. was at Marion Cemetery.

He was born June 8, 1917, to Andrew Jackson and Grace (Tarr) Coe in Collinsville, Texas. On Oct. 28, 1948, he was married to Adelaide “Della” Escobar, who survives.

He is also survived by three sons, Bruce E. Coe of Casper, Wyo., George A. Coe of Wichita and James Coe of Bel Aire; two daughters, Rebecca A. Cameron of Klamath Falls, Ore., and Catherine L. Patterson of Berryton; two brothers, Clyde Coe of Louisville, Ky., and Harry Gilson of Anchorage, Alaska; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A memorial has been established with the Marion Public Library in care of Zeiner Funeral Home of Marion.


Lois Janzen, 93





Lois Janzen, 93, formerly working in an Oklahoma rescue mission, died May 2 at Hillsboro Community Medical Center Long Term Care Unit.

The funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 5, at Emanuel Baptist Church in Marion with pastor Bill Sherfy officiating. Burial will be held at Marion Cemetery.

She was born April 27, 1911, to Burney and Anna Belle (Drum) Hungerford in Hennesy, Okla. On Nov. 24, 1929, she was married to Herman Janzen, who predeceased her in 1996.

She is survived by one daughter, Joyce Duke and husband Dean of Marion; one sister, Bessie Skiles of Ft. Morgan, Colo.: two grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

A memorial has been established with Emanuel Baptist Church in care of Zeiner Funeral Home of Marion.

More from article archives
Lowry to extinguish long service as local fire chief
ORIGINALLY WRITTEN DON RATZLAFF He’s not burned out, and he still has...
Read More