Archive for Wednesday, December 8, 1999


December 8, 1999

Frank D. Hipsher


Services for Frank D. Hipsher, 71, Kansas City, Kan., were Thursday, Dec. 2, 1999, at D.W. Newcomer's Son Floral Hills Chapel, Kansas City, Mo. Burial was in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens. Mr. Hipsher died Nov. 29 at Medical Lodge North, Kansas City, Mo.

He was born Dec. 6, 1927, in Tonganoxie. He worked in the barbecue business for 40 years and was owner/operator of Porky's Barbecue Restaurant.

Survivors include his sons, Terry, Timothy and Daniel Hipsher, and two grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the National Stroke Association, sent in care of the chapel, 7000 Blue Ridge Boulevard, Kansas City, Mo. 64113.

Helen Arlene Papenhausen


Services for Helen Arlene Papenhausen, 72, Clovis, Calif., were Saturday, Nov. 4, 1999, at Boice Funeral Home in Clovis. She died Wednesday, Dec. 1.

Burial was in Clovis Cemetery.

She was born Sept. 2, 1927, in Utica, Mo., the daughter of Walter and Edna Hawkins. She moved to Fresno, Calif, in 1950 and then to Clovis in 1962. She retired in 1985.

She cared for 37 years for her paraplegic husband, Gene Papenhausen. Mrs. Papenhausen at one time served as president of the American Business Women's Association. She was a stenographer for 36 years with PacBell.

Her husband died earlier.

Survivors include, her father, Walter J. Hawkins, Clovis, a daughter, JoAnn Trammel, Nevada; a son, Robert Papen-hausen, Clovis; two sisters, Dorothy Thomas, Basehor, and Eileen Papenhausen, Clovis; three grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

Rose Ellen Webb


Rose Ellen Webb, 77, Lawrence, died Friday, Dec. 3, 1999, at Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colo. Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence. Burial will be in Underwood Cemetery, Williamstown.

Mrs. Webb was born April 15, 1922, in Ottawa, the daughter of Richard and Hattie E. Diekmann. She moved to Lawrence in 1964. Mrs. Webb had worked at Woolworth's for several years. She was a member of Williamstown First Assembly of God Church. She married Douglas Ross in 1952. He died earlier.

Survivors include a daughter, Debra R. Webb, Colorado Springs.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.

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