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GABEL, Florence A.

            b.  16 July 1927 - Ness City, Kansas

            d.  30 Apr 2010 - Ness City, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Monday, May 3, 2010

NESS CITY - Florence A. Kerr, 82, died April 30, 2010, at Ness City.   Born July 16, 1927, in Ness City, the daughter of Alex and Odella Pfannenstiel Gabel.  Married HOWARD KERR in Ness City. He survives. Other survivors include: four sons, Gaylen, Franklin, David, Richard; a daughter, Leigh Ann Hendrickson; a brother, Harold Dean Gabel; two sisters, Leona Dinges and Kay Heizer; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.  Preceded in death by her son Howard Kerr Jr.; and a brother, Alex Gabel Jr.  



GABEL, Martha (Schoenemann) –

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GABEL, Richard C.

            b.  20 Dec 1933 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

            d.  25 Dec , Scottsbluff, Nebraska

 From The Star-Herald, Scottsbluff, NE  - December 28 to December 30, 2009
Richard C. Gabel, 76, of Scottsbluff, died Friday  (Dec. 25, 2009) at his home. Born Dec. 20, 1933 at Scottsbluff to Harry and Marie (Hilzer) Gabel.  Married ANN HARMON on February 5, 1961.

Survived by his wife Ann Gabel of Scottsbluff; sons Allen Gabel of Lincoln, and Gerald Gabel of Gering; daughter Fadra (Tim) Anders of Gering; grandchildren Bailee and Kory Anders both of Gering; two brothers, Alvin (Iva) Gabel of Torrington, Wyoming, and Harry Gabel, Jr. of Minatare; sister Katherine (Dick) Swanson of Torrington, Wyoming; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.  Preceded in death by his parents.


GABLE, William H.

            b.  11 Nov 1922 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

            d.  3 Feb 2010 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska
From  The Star-Herald, Scottsbluff, NE -  February 8 to February 10, 2010
William H. "Bill" Gable, 87, of Scottsbluff, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010.   Born Nov. 11, 1922, in Scottsbluff, to Ted and Lillian (Kelly) Gable.   Married  MARY ANN OUTSON, on Oct. 5, 1944.  Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Jade Gable of Camp Verde, Ariz. daughter and son-in-law, Cleta and Randi Nuss, daughter-in-law, Florence Gable, all of Scottsbluff; grandchildren, Christy (Mick) Schmidt, Heidi (Bill) Durbin, Todd (Jenna) Gable, Michelle (Dirk) Felker and Heather (Josh) Lacy; 10 great-grandchildren, several step-grandchildren and siblings Rachel Gable, Gary and Arlabeth Gable, Carolyn Outson and Vonie Hatch.  Bill was preceded in death by is bride of 64 years, Mary Ann; his son Mike; his parents, brother Ted; his in-laws, Mom and Pop Outson, Jim Hatch, Cleta Mae Smith, Bill and Marty Outson and Dick Outson. 



GAEDDERT, Alice Pearl

            b.  16 Aug 1928 - Hillsboro, Kansas

            d.  31 Dec 2009 - Parker, Colorado

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Monday, January 4, 2010

INMAN - Alice Pearl Schroeder, 81, passed away December 31, 2009, at  Parker, Colorado.   Born August 16, 1928, in Hillsboro, the daughter of Rudolph and Selma Schmidt Gaeddert.   On August 7, 1949, she married DAN SCHROEDER. He preceded her in death.  Survived by: two daughters, Neva Skinner and husband David of Moline, Ill., and Karen Schroeder Anderson and fiancé Ernst Vitovec; two granddaughters, Melissa and Stephanie Skinner; a brother, James Gaeddert of Newton; and a sister, Gladys Havens of McPherson.




            b.  13 Oct 1934 - Buhler, Kansas

            d.  15 Dec 2010 - Newton, Kansas

From Newton Kansan - Saturday, December 18, 2010

NORTH NEWTON —  Mary Jane Gaeddert Wiens, 76, of North Newton passed away on Wednesday (Dec. 15, 2010) at Kidron Bethel Nursing Home.   Born on Oct. 13, 1934, in Buhler, the daughter of Frank F. and Katherine Siemens Gaeddert.  Married WILBUR R. WIENS. He passed away on April 18, 2000.  Survived by Kevin and Julie Wiens and their two children, Brittany and (Tyler) Goertzen, and Tanner, all of Hutchinson; and Melody and Greg Bontrager and their three children, Marissa, Shawn and Seth of North Newton. Also surviving are five siblings, Marna and Paul Burckhart of Hesston; Lois and Gerald Leinbach of Hesston; Frank and Mary Ellen Gaeddert of Denver; Leon and Ruth Gaeddert of Buhler; and John and LaDonna Gaeddert of Buhler. Also surviving are 13 nieces and nephews who adored their Aunt Jane.  Preceded in death by her parents. 




            b.  28 Jun 1939 - Bloomington, Illinois

            d.  18 Jan 2010 - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

From Hays Daily News - Thursday, January 21, 2010

Ruth Ann Metzger, 70, Ponca City, Okla., died Monday, Jan. 18, 2010, at Oklahoma City.  Born June 28, 1939, in Bloomington, Ill., to Doyle Edgar Galbraith and Helen Annette (Denmark) Galbraith.   Married ALVIN METZGER on May 20, 1966.    Survivors include her husband, of the home; two sons, Donald Dean Koerner, Hays, and Mitchell Lee Koerner, Wichita; a daughter, Kristina Louise Rollins, Piedmont; a brother, Charles Galbraith, Enid, Okla. six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.  Preceded in death by a grandchild. 




            b.  11 Jan 1954 - Pendleton, Oregon

            d.  11 Jun 2009 Walla Walla, Washington

From Obituary from "The East Orgonian" of Pendleton, Oregon

Teddy W. "Ted" Gallaway - Jan. 11, 1954 - June 11, 1009  Walla Walla - Teddy W. "Ted" Gallaway, 55, of Weston died Thursday, June 11, 2009, at Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla.  Born Jan. 11, 1954, in Pendleton to Stanley and Vera Deardorff Gallaway.    In 1980 he married DIANE KRAFT . Survived by his wife, Diane Gallaway, at the h ome; stepdaughter Jenny Hagey of College Place, Wash.; brothers, Will Gallaway and Jim Sams, both of Weston; sisters, Daisy Cisneros and Leona Paredes, both of Weston, Kathleen Zaragoza of Salem, Lori Fields at Port Townsend, Wash. and Mary Ann Hernandez and Carol Lee Hernandez, both of Pendleton;  mother, Vera Sams of Weston; step-mother Jackie Gallaway of Pendleton; step-brother, Clinton Sams of Gresham; stepsisters Lonita Howe of Whidbey Island, Wash., and Joanne Roland of Pendleton; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his father, and brother Carl Gallaway.   Note:  Ted's wife,  Diane Kraft Gallaway is a descendant of  Gottfried D. and Anna Elizabeth Klein Meier who were born in Dreispitz, Russia.



GALLE, Bruce W.

            b.  6 Oct 1948 - Kansas City, Missouri

            d.  19 Jan 2010 - Tampa, Florida

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday, January 27, 2010

TAMPA, Fla. - Bruce W. Galle, 61, died Jan. 19, 2010, at his home in Tampa.  Born Oct. 6, 1948, in Kansas City, Mo., to Gilbert and Mourine (Vogt) Galle.  Married ETHEL LEDESMA Sept. 28, 2009.

 Survivors include his wife, Ethel, Tampa; a son, Christopher Galle; a daughter, Christina Ryan, and six grandchildren, all of Tampa; a brother, Brent Galle, Moundridge; a sister, Marcia Gitchell, Topeka; stepsons, Nicolas and Martin Rodriguez, both of Argentina.  Cremation has taken place.



GALLE, Bruce Warren

            b.  6 Oct 1948 - Kansas City, Missouri

            d.  19 Jan 2010 - Tampa, Florida

From Newton Kansan - Wednesday, January 27, 2010

TAMPA, Fla. —   Bruce Warren Galle, 61, died Jan. 19, 2010, at his home in Tampa, Fla.  Born Oct. 6, 1948, in Kansas City, Mo.,  the son of Gilbert and Mourine (Vogt) Galle of Moundridge.  Married ETHEL LEDESMA on Sept. 28, 2009, in Tampa.  He leaves behind his wife, Ethel, of the home; son, Christopher Galle; daughter, Christina Ryan; six grandchildren, all of Tampa; brother, Brent Galle, Moundridge; sister, Marcia Gitchell, Topeka; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins; and stepsons, Nicolas Rodriguez and Martin Rodriguez of Argentina.  Preceding him in death were his parents; brother, Brian; niece, April Galle and nephew, B.J. Galle.



GALLIART,  George E.

            b.  13 Jul 1915

            d.  6 Nov 2010

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Tuesday, November 9, 2010

WILSON - George E. Galliart, 95, died Nov. 6, 2010.   Born July 13, 1915, to George and Katherine Lungren Galliart.  Married IMOGENE BETTS Sept. 9, 1940. She died Nov. 12, 2003. Survivors include: son, George; and granddaughter, Kayla.




            b.  13 Jul 1915 - Dubuque, Kansas

            d.  6 Nov 2010

From Salina Journal - Tuesday, November 9, 2010

WILSON -- George E. Galliart, 95, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010.   Born July 13, 1915, in Dubuque. Survivors: son, George Galliart, of Wilson; and one granddaughter, Kayla Galliart, of Garden City. Preceded in death by: wife, Imogene; and grandson, Jason.


GALLIART, Leonard L.

            b.  14 Apr 1916 - Ellinwood, Kansas

            d.  18 Oct 2010 - Hutchinson, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday,  October 20, 2010

LYONS - Leonard L. Galliart, 94, died Oct. 18, 2010, at  Hutchinson.   Born April 14, 1916, at Ellinwood, the son of David and Fronia Kindsvater Galliart.    On June 1, 1946, he married ARLENE FREEMAN in Lyons. She died Feb. 10, 2004. Survivors include: four sons, David, Winfield, Michael, Lenexa, Randy, Chase, and Shawn, Hutchinson; four daughters, Michele McKoy, Pittsburg, Mo., Renee` Sutton, Lyons, Denise Thiessen, McPherson, and Charisse Shepherd, Lyons; sister, Leota Soeken, Lyons; 23 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three great-grandchildren.



GANTZ, Dorothy (Brockel)

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GANTZ, Lydia

            b.  19 Mar 1926 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

            d.  17 Dec 2010 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

From  The Star-Herald, Scottsbluff, NE  - December 21 to December 23, 2010

Lydia Weimer Kufeldt,84, of Scottsbluff, died Friday, Dec. 17, 2010,  in Scottsbluff.  Born March 19, 1926, in Scottsbluff to Henry and Mollie (Weber) Gantz.  Married HAROLD WEIMER.  Harold died in 1954, and in 1957, she married ARTHUR KUFELDT .   Lydia was a wonderful cook, butter ball noodle soup, special cabbage burgers and rye bread being her specialties.  Survivors include her daughter, Bonnie (Ron) Hettinger of Mitchell; sons, Terry Lee (Lorraine) Weimer of Moses Lake, Wash., and Russell A. (Paula) Weimer of Scottsbluff; stepson, Arthur (Neva) Kufeldt of Sugarland, Texas; sister, Frieda Weimer of Scottsbluff; and special friend, Wauneta Green of Gering. She is also survived by grandchildren, Ron (Lori) Hettinger, Marcy (Kevin) Miller, Ali (Eric) LaFontaine, Angie (Steven) Hightower, Kristen and Kendra Kufeldt, ten great-grandchildren and four great great grandchildren.  Her parents; both husbands; brothers Al Miller, Henry Miller and John Miller; sisters Mary Gorr, Rose Follis, Pauline Hort, Esther Ehler, Ruth Meter and infant sister Mollie Gantz; and a grandson Tyler Wilson Weimer preceded her in death.


GANTZ, Marie

            b.  18  May 1914 - Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

            d.  28 May 2010 - Boise, Idaho

From The Star-Herald, Scottsbluff -  June 4 to June 6, 2010
BOISE, Idaho -  Marie Heigel, of Scottsbluff, passed away on Friday, May 28, 2010, at the home of her daughter in Boise, Idaho. She died just 10 days after her 96th birthday.  Marie was born to German emigrants, George and Charlotte (Borne) Gantz in Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada on May 18, 1914.  On July 23, 1936, she was married to JOHN HEIGEL.   He died Nov. 23, 1992.

She is survived and will be lovingly missed by her sons, LeRoy (Joyce) of Green River, Wyo., Richard (Judy) of Gering, Roger (Kathie) of Bayard; daughter, Shirley (Doug) Jackson of Boise, Idaho; adoring grandchildren, Matthew (Farrah) Heigel of Lincoln, Neb., Mark Heigel of Bayard, Kristi (Jeff) Lutjelusche of Aurora, Colo., Jerrine (Glen) Hicks of Sedalia, Colo., Lori (Jay) Delaney of Meridian, Idaho and Kelli Jackson of Las Vegas, Nev.; great grandchildren, Cori, Whitney, Kylie, Douglas, Michelle, Joelle, Hailey and Makayla; great-great grandchildren, Jacob, Kaylee and Averee; sisters, Frieda Bender of Kennnewick, Wash., Leah Aman of Kennewick Wash., Rachel Meier of Gering, and Haulda Weimer of Morrill; sister-in-law, Phyllis Gantz of Ault, Colo., Pat Gantz of Oregon City, Ore, . Her parents, husband John, daughter-in-law Joan Heigel, brothers George, Victor and John, brothers-in-law Henry Weimer, Herb Bender and Warren Supplee and sister-in-law Dora Gantz preceded her in death.



GANTZ,  Rhonda Annette McKennon  (Stecklein)

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GARRETT,  Norma Lee (Schartz)

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            b.  20 Aug 1932 - McPherson County, Kansas

            d.  5 Jan 2010 - Moundridge, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Thursday, January 7, 2010

MOUNDRIDGE - Elsie E. Schrag, 77, died Jan. 5, 2010, at the Memorial Home.   Born Aug. 20, 1932, in McPherson County, Kan., to Chris J.C. and Anna B. Stucky Gehring.   Married MELVIN D. SCHRAG.  He died Aug. 2, 1998. Survivors include: two sons, Gary A. and Brenda, Halstead, Fred D. and Polly, Moundridge; three daughters, Bonita S. and Gary Howard, Linda K. and Steve Graber, Moundridge, Nancy J. and Mike Wedel, Shawnee; brother, Homer E. and Neva Gehring, Moundridge; sisters, Mary Graber, Lakin, Lillie Krehbiel, Lindsborg; 16 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.



GEIST, Magdalen A.

            b.  17 Aug 1917 - Victoria, Kansas

            d.  30 Mar 2010 - Halstead, Kansas

From Hays Daily News - Thursday, April 1, 2010

Magdalen A. Pfannenstiel, 92, Hays, died Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at Halstead.   Born Aug. 17, 1917, in Victoria to William and Magdalena (Kessler) Geist.    Married JAKE R. PFANNENSTIEL on May 16, 1938.  He preceded her in death Jan. 28, 1963.  Survivors include two sons, Bill Pfannenstiel and wife, Cynthia, Pittsburg, and Gary Pfannenstiel and wife, Claudia, Kansas City, Mo.; two daughters, Margie Bailey, Berryton, and Mary Forrester and husband, Lee, Kerrville, Texas; six grandchildren, David Bailey and wife, Rose, Kansas City, Mo., Michelle Hawkins and husband, Ken, Halstead, Aaron Forrester, Salina, Lukas W. Pfannenstiel, Baltimore, Md., Lacey Mashinter and husband, Bryan, Lakewood, Colo., and Lindsay M. Pfannenstiel, Lawrence; 12 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grand-children.  She was preceded in death by six brothers, Anton, Adam, Joseph, Michael, Isidor and Anselm; and seven sisters, Anna Margaret, Margaret, Eva, Kathryn, Melisina, Appolina and Agedia. 




            b.  31 Aug 1919 - Ellis, Kansas

            d.  9 Aug 2010 - WaKeeney, Kansas

From Hays Daily News - Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Agnes Pfannenstiel, 90, WaKeeney, died Monday, Aug. 9, 2010, at  WaKeeney.    Born Aug. 31, 1919, southwest of Ellis to Henry Jr. and Walburga (Weigel) Gerber.   Married MARCELLUS PFANNENSTIEL on Sept. 19, 1938. He preceded her in death Aug. 27, 2000.   Survivors include a brother, William Gerber, Arvada, Colo.; and a sister, Alvina Honas, Indianapolis



GERING, Armin D.

            b.  10 Jul 1931 - Pretty Prairie, Kansas

            d.  31 Oct 2010 - Cheney, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday, November 3, 2010

KINGMAN - Armin D. Gering, 79, died Oct. 31, 2010, at  Cheney.   Born July 10, 1931, near Pretty Prairie, Kan., the son of Ewalt and Doris Stucky Gering.   Married LUELLA ISAAC Feb. 13, 1955, in Greensburg. Other survivors include: son, Greg and wife Stacey; daughter, Doris Prater and husband David; sisters, Marilyn Kalmar, Sharon Steffler and Evelyn Colvard; and four grandchildren.



GERTSEN, William Marvin

            b.  12 Sep 1928 - Newton, Kansas

            d.  14 Mar  2010 - Stillwater, Oklahoma

From Newton Kansan - Sunday, March 21, 2010

STILLWATER, Okla. —  William Marvin Gertsen, 81, of Stillwater, passed away Sunday (March 14, 2010).   Born on Sept. 12, 1928, in Newton to William McKinley and Edythe Mae Unglesbe Gertsen, who preceded him in death.  Married MARY ANN UNRUH June 10, 1951. Survived by Mary Ann Unruh Gertsen of North Newton, his former wife of nearly 53 years; his daughter, Jane Gertsen Yetts and husband Steve Yetts of Lewisville, Texas; son, Bill Gertsen of Tulsa, Okla.; daughter, Karen Gertsen and husband Brian Simpson of Wichita; and four grandsons: Taylor Yetts of Houston, Preston Yetts and Logan Yetts, both of Lewisville, Texas, and Will Simpson of Wichita. Other survivors include his sister, Marilyn Gertsen Borger and husband Larry Borger of Littleton, Colo.



GIEBLER, Angelita

            b.  17 Sep 1920 - Catherine, Kansas

            d.  27 Mar 2010 - Hays, Kansas

From Hays Daily News - Sunday, March 28, 2010

Angelita "Angie" Billinger, 89, Victoria, died Saturday, March 27, 2010, at Hays Medical Center.   Born Sept. 17, 1920, in Catharine, to Joseph A. and Eva (Weigel) Meis Giebler.   Married DANIEL BILLINGER on Sept. 24, 1945. He preceded her in death on Dec. 6, 1995.  Survivors include three sons, Robert J. Billinger and wife, Marilyn, Victoria, Daniel J. Billinger, Ulysses, and Kenneth Billinger and wife, Patty, Overland Park; two daughters, Kathy Kuhn and husband, Norman, Victoria, and Jeanne Riedel and husband, Vernon, Hays; a son-in-law, Richard Weber and wife, Diana, Victoria; 11 grandchildren, Melissa Schmidt, Richard Weber, Michael Billinger, Amanda Billinger, Douglas Kuhn, Daniel Kuhn, Angie Sack, Aaron Riedel, Brandon Billinger, Amy Billinger, Blaine Billinger; and 17 great-grandchildren.  Preceded in death by her parents; husband; a daughter, Barbara Weber; six brothers, Jacob Giebler, Edmund Giebler, Ted Giebler, Virgil Giebler, Bill Meis and Edwin Meis; eight sisters, Seraphina Haas, Cherubina Staab, Hyacinth Miller, Sister Magella Giebler CSJ, Cyrilla Goetz, Lucille Weigel, Sally Orth and Jessie Keberlein.




            b.  20 Jan 1951 - Hays, Kansas

            d.  1 Mar 2010 - Shakopee, Minnesota

From Hays Daily News - Saturday, March 20, 2010

Donald Giebler, 59, Shakopee, Minn., died Monday, March 1, 2010.   Born Jan. 20, 1951, in Hays to Joseph and Mary (Sawazhki) Giebler.   Married KATHRYN NEWELL on Nov. 30, 1968.  Survivors include his wife, of the home; a son, Curt Giebler and wife, Jody, Olathe; a daughter, Katina England, Olathe; a brother, Leroy Giebler, Russell; three sisters, Clara Dreiling and Betty Gross, both of Hays, and Shirley Rohr, Flagstaff, Ariz.; a brother-in-law, Paschal Herman, Liebenthal; a sister-in-law, Joyce Peterman, Phoenix; three granddaughters, Nicole Weigel, Colby, and Emily Giebler and Kaitlyn Kilian, both of Olathe; a grandson, Konner Pontius, Olathe; and many nieces and nephews.  Preceded in death by his parents; his grandparents, Jacob and Clara Giebler and John and Julia Sawazhki; a sister, Anna Mae Herman; two brothers, John and Ronald Giebler; a brother-in-law, Kenny Gross; and a sister-in-law, Peggy Giebler.  




            b.   abt 1922

            d.  31 Jul 2919 - Louisville, GA

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday, August 4, 2010

LOUISVILLE, Ga. - Alvin G. Giesbrecht, 88, loving husband of 63 years to BETTY ENSZ GIESBRECHT, entered into rest Saturday, July 31, 2010, at Jefferson Hospital, Louisville, GA.   Born to the late Lena Voth and Gerhard W. Giesbrecht.   He married in 1946.  His survivors also include: five sons, Gerald (Audrey), Charles (Martha), Rodney (Melva), Verle (Grace) and Jeffrey (Priscilla); two daughters, Marilyn Koehn (Leroy) and Luanne Holdeman (Lloyd); 26 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren.



GLENN, Lois M. (Hess)

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