Deaths (April. 13, 2011)

? Lawrence ?Pete? william bandel, 80,

a farmer and stockman of rural Wamego, died Saturday, April 9, at the Alma Manor.

Services will be at 11 a.m. April 14 at Wells Creek Immanuel Faith Church. Burial will be at Wabaunsee Township Cemetery. Visitation starts at 2 p.m. April 13 at Campanella-Evans Mortuary in?Wamego with the family present from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

He was born April 6, 1931, to Frank and Leona Wille Bandel in Wamego. On April 12, 1966, he was married to Jeanette Wilhelm, who survives.

Other survivors include daughters Amy Bandel and Brent Miller of Alma, Sara and Frank Morey of Hillsboro, Lea and Brent Rempel of Nelson, Neb.; sister Nyla Zerbe of Wamego; four grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Community Health Ministry, Wells Creek Immanuel Faith Church or Grace Hospice and sent in care of Campanella Family Funeral Home, 612 E. Highway 24, P.O. Box 232, Wamego, KS 66547.)


? william keith klatt, 86,

an electrical engineer, died April 1 in Wichita.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Hillside Funeral Home East, 935 N. Hillside, Wichita. Visitation is from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, also at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Resthaven Cemetery.

He was born Dec. 10, 1924, to Alfred and Regina (Jantz) Klatt in Marion County. He was married to Margaret (Hoolihan) Klatt, who survives.

Other survivors include son William Keith and Tammy Klatt Jr.; daughters Caryl Jean and Michael Ignarri, Nancy Joyce Alexander, and Barbara Jill and Richard Scheele; brother Raymond Klatt; sisters Mary Ann and Wes Nault and Martha and Jack Hooten; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and one expected great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to Victory in the Valley, 3755 East Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS 67218-1082.

Condolences may be sent to the family at


? cecile b. kellenbarger, 55,

a Boeing analyst, died April 4. A memorial service was held April 10, at Eberly Farm, 13111 W. 21st St., Wichita.

Survivors include husband John Moore; step-mother Dorothy Kellenbarger; brothers Garth Kellenbarger of Wichita and Lance D. and Trisha Kellenbarger of Derby; step-daughter Shelly and Mike Padgett of Hillsboro; two grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Prairie Travelers Inc., P.O. Box 781033, Wichita, KS 67278-1033.

Downing and Lahey Mor?tuary East is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be sent to the family at


? Paul Pankratz, 87,

a farmer, died April 6 in Hillsboro.

Services were Monday at Durham Baptist Church in Durham. Burial was at Durham Park Cemetery in rural Durham.

He was born Jan. 31, 1924, to Abe and Minnie (Frantz) Pankratz in rural Durham. On Feb. 11, 1945, he was married to Arlene Hamm, who survives.

Other survivors include son Ken Pankratz of Durham; daughters Sherilyn and David Kadel of Randall and Donna and Tim Diener of Hillsboro; sisters Dorothy Seibel of Newton, Luella Burkhart of Newton and Althea Zimmerman of Weau?bleau, Mo.; four grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to either Durham Baptist Church or Hillsboro Senior Center and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington, Hillsboro, KS 67063.

Condolences may be sent to:


? delores j. schmidt, 70,

a light-tester and cook, of Lehigh, died April 6 at The Cedars in McPherson.

A graveside service was April 9 near Lehigh Mennonite Brethren Cemetery, 210th Street and Chisholm Trail, with pastor Jim Keil officiating.

She was born Oct. 1, 1940, to Edward and Ruby (Adrian) Kasper in Newton. She was married to Willard E. Schmidt, who predeceased her in September 2006.

Survivors include son Kelven E. Schmidt of Assaria; daughters Karen K. and Scott Christensen and Marilyn D. and Bob Brumley, both of McPherson; her mother of Newton; son-in-law Donald Lewis of Lexington, Texas, and nine grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the McPherson County Humane Society and sent in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.

Personal condolences may be sent to the family via:


? Laurinda F. Sump, 89,

a homemaker, died April 6 at Schowalter Villa in Hesston.

Services were Monday at Newton Christian Church with pastor Doug Ingmire officiating. Burial was Restlawn Gardens of Memory, Newton.

She was born Oct. 11, 1921, to Dan and Eva (Klassen) Nickel in Goessel. On Oct. 17, 1941, she was married to Ruben R. Schmidt, who predeceased her Aug. 26, 2006.

Survivors include sons Melvin Schmidt of Warrenton,?Mo., Calvin Schmidt of Marion; daughters Shirley and Norman Androes of Pretty Prairie, Edith Williams of Hesston, Donna and Lester Funk of Marion, Linda Roupp of Hesston and Nancy (Foster) Locke of Hesston; brother Lawrence Nickel of Wichita; 22 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Newton Christian Church, Schowalter Villa or Hospice Care of Kansas and sent in care of Petersen Funeral Home, 215 N. Main St., Newton, KS 67114-3493.

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