DEATHS

ORIGINALLY WRITTEN
Delilah Ingram

Delilah Mae Ingram, 87, homemaker and retired bank assisant cashier, died Aug. 18 at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita.

The service was held Aug. 21 at Harmony Christian Church in McPherson with pastor Sherman Nungester officiating. Burial was at Canton Township Cemetery.

She was born April 2, 1919, to Francis and Sarah Ann Hesher Henne in Gypsum. On Oct. 24, 1948, she was married to Clark E. Ingram, who died in 1995.

She is survived by two sons, Verlin of Wichita and Vaughn of McPherson; a brother, Milan Henne of Roxbury; a sister, Verna Belle Forsberg of Assaria; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials have been established with Harmony Christian Christian Church and the Canton Township Carnegie Library, in care of Olson’s Mortuary in Canton.

Frances Liptau

Frances Maryland Liptau, 76, retired restaurant cook, died Monday, Aug. 21, at Via Christi Regional Medical Center-St. Francis campus in Wichita.

A graveside service is planned for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23, at the Gnadenau Cemetery two miles south of Hillsboro with pastor Peter Banning officiating.

She was born June 8, 1930, to William Earl Harris and Iva Mae Nelson Harris at Tahlequah, Okla.

In 1948 she was married to Clifford Leroy Parks, who died in 1985. In 1979, she was married to Herb Liptau, who died in 1983.

She is survived by a son, Clifford L. Parks Jr. of Hillsboro; three daughters, Iva L. Britton of Florence, Mary J. Enns of Walker, Mo., and Frances M. Chesterfield of McPherson; four brothers, William Harris of Pawhuska, Okla., Robert Harris of Salina, Virgil Harris of Kaline, Texas, and Jim Harris of Florence; three sisters, Rose Mary Ritter of Medicine Lodge and Juanita Kerns and Jeanita Hover, both of Stillwater, Okla.; 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

A memorial has been established with the American Lung Association.

Hannah Ollenburger

Hannah Ollenburger, 99, homemaker, died Aug. 18 at Hillsboro Community Medical Center.

The service was held Aug. 21 at First Baptist Church of Durham with pastor Lyndon Decker officiating. Burial was at Durham Park Cemetery.

She was born April 20, 1907, to Jacob Miller and Catherine Schnell Miller in rural Durham. In 1926 she was married to Harry Ollenburger, who died in 1969.

She is survived by two sons, Wayne of Hillsboro and Delton of Moundridge; a daughter, Pauline Harms of Hillsboro; a daughter-in-law, Edie Ollenburger of Hillsboro; 10 grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; six step-great-grandchildren and six step-great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials have been established with the Southern Baptist Church of Hillsboro and Salem Nursing Home, in care of Jost Funeral Home of Hillsboro.

Bill Warneke

William “Bill” David Warneke, 78, retired lineman for Flint Hills Rural Electric Association, died Aug. 13 at Newman Hospital in Emporia.

Services were held Aug. 17 at VanArsdale Funeral Chapel in Osage City. Interment was at Osage City Cemetery.

He was born May 29, 1928, to Clarence and Mildred Doull Warneke at Council Grove.

He was a member of the Hillsboro United Methodist Church.

On April 25, 1949, he was married to Mayetta R. Davis, who died in 2005.

Survivors include a daughter, Gaylene and Jim Croucher of Osage City; a sister, Madeline Ross of Emporia; a brother, Clarence “Bub” Warneke of Council Grove; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

A memorial has been established with the March of Dimes in care of the funeral home.

Marguerite Yochum

Marguerite Yochum, 90, homemaker, died Aug. 17 in Kiowa.

The service was held Aug. 19 at the Kiowa United Methodist Church with pastor Wayne Stephens officiating. Burial was at Hardtner-Elwood Cemetery.

She was born July 7, 1916, to Henry and Edith Campbell Sternberger.

On Nov. 26, 1938, she was married to George Richard Yochum, who died in 1980.

She is survived by two daughters, Kathleen and Jerry McCarty of Great Bend and Linda and Lane Dyck of Tampa; a stepson, Richard Yochum of San Antonio, Texas; two sisters, Hazel Pfieder and Neva Wilhite, both of Alva, Okla., five grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren.

Memorials have been established with the Kiowa Hospital District Manor and the Hardtner News in care of Lanman Funeral Home of Kiowa.

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