Archive for Wednesday, April 5, 2000

Deaths/Funerals

April 5, 2000

Wilma C. Harnden-Searcy
1927-2000
Services for Wilma C. Harnden-Searcy, 73, Basehor, will be at 10 a.m. today at Holy Angels Catholic Church, Basehor, with the Rev. Linus Evers officiating. Burial will be in Holy Angels Cemetery, Basehor.

Mrs. Harnden-Searcy was born March 9, 1927, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of William and Helen (Rollheiser) McGraw. Before retirement, she had worked as a clerk for Bethany Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan. She was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church, Basehor. A husband, John L. Harnden Sr., died in 1989.

Survivors include her husband, John Searcy, of the home; four sons, John L. Harnden Jr. Basehor, William J. Harnden, and Michael M. Harnden, Tonganoxie, and Daniel P. Harnden, Overland Park; four daughters, Helen C. Ireland, Seymour, Mo., Christine M. Eyerly, Basehor, Michele A. Harnden, Rossville, and Amy B. Miles, Tonganoxie; a brother, Donald McGraw, Lee's Summit, Mo.; three sisters, Helen Hedges, Geraldine Donelian and Joan Capra, all of Kansas City, Mo.; 16 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie, was in charge of arrangements.

Clarence W. Hummelgaard
1912-2000
Services for Clarence W. Hummelgaard, 87, Linwood, will be at 2 p.m. today at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, Lawrence. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence.

Mr. Hummelgaard died Friday, March 31, 2000, at his home. He was born Nov. 1, 1912, in Tonganoxie, the son of Marie (Andersen) and Lauris Hummelgaard.

Mr. Hummelgaard grew up in Tonganoxie, and in 1926 graduated from Tonganoxie High School He taught school for eight years, then worked for Eby Construction as a construction superintendent until his retirement in 1974. He traveled around the United States following the construction trade, but maintained a home and farm near Linwood.

He was a member of the local Carpenters Union.

He married Audrie Orinda North on March 2, 1937, in Olathe. She survives, of the home.

Other survivors include two daughters, Barbara Moyer, Chapman, and Sharon Smock, Williamsburg; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Wyandotte County Hospice, sent in care of the funeral home, 601 Indiana, P.O. Box 1260, Lawrence, 66044.

Wayne W. Schultz
1920-2000
Services for Wayne W. Schultz, 80, Tonganoxie, were Monday, April 3, 2000, at the Porter Funeral Home in Kansas City, Kan. Burial was in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Schultz died Thursday, March 30, 2000, at Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. He was born Jan. 5, 1920, in Thayer. He was a pipe fitter for 52 years for Pipe Fitter Union Local 533. He was past master of Masonic Lodge 438 and a 50-year member. He also was a member of Chapter 90, Council 6 and Commandery 21 of the Masonic Lodge.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Hollis Schultz, of the home; a son, E. Michael Schultz, Tonganoxie; three grandsons; four-great-grandsons; four brothers and four sisters. A son, James W. Schultz, preceded him in death.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the Kansas Masonic Home, 401 S. Seneca, Wichita, Kan., 67213.

Lawrence L. Uhlrich
1919-2000
Services for Lawrence L. Uhlrich, 80, McLouth, will be at 10:30 a.m. today at St. Joseph's of the Valley Catholic Church in Easton, with the Rev. David Rabe officiating. Burial is planned in St. Thomas Cemetery in Springdale.

Mr. Uhlrich died Friday, March 31, 2000, at St. John Hospital, Leavenworth. He was born Sept. 1, 1919, in Springdale, the son of Frank and Lena (Boillat) Uhlrich.

He graduated valedictorian from Jarbalo High School with the class of 1939. After school, he worked on the family farm to help his father with the farm chores, and he eventually ran the farm on his own. He also raised and bred trail hounds, many of which won championship trophies.

Survivors include a brother, Bernard Uhlrich, Tonganoxie; and a sister, Sister Ellenita Uhlrich, Leavenworth.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Catholic parishes, sent in care of Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapels, 500 Oak Street, Leavenworth, 66048.

Andrew N. Lisson
1907-2000
Services for Andrew N. Lisson, 92, Linwood, will be at 10 a.m. Friday April 7, 2000, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Tonganoxie.

Mr. Lisson died Sunday, April 2, 2000, at his home. He was born Dec. 6, 1907, at his family farm near Linwood, the son of Joseph E. and Lena (Gabel) Lisson. He was a farmer and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Survivors include a brother, John Lisson, Mission.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Quisenberry Funeral Home, where a rosary will be said at 7 p.m. ++

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