Archive for Wednesday, January 17, 2001


January 17, 2001

David Terry Burkin Sr.


Services for David Terry Burkin Sr., 57, Kansas City, Kan., were Thursday, Jan. 11, at Porter Funeral Home in Kansas City, Kan. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. Burkin died Jan. 6, 2001, at his home. He was born July 24, 1943, in Kansas City, Kan., and had been a lifelong resident of the city.

He worked at Kroger Grocery Store and later for the Internal Revenue Service as an auditor. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

Survivors include a daughter, Jennie Burkin, Tonganoxie; four sons, D. Scott, South Carolina, David Jr., Kansas City, Kan., and Stanley and Jerald "Bobby," both of Tonganoxie; two brothers, Jerry Franse, Kansas City, Kan., and Phillip Franse, Kentucky.

The family suggests memorials contributions to St. Mary's Food Kitchen.

Jane Frances Criqui


Services for Jane Frances Criqui, 53, Tonganoxie, were Friday, Jan. 12, 2001, at Quisenberry Chapel, Tongan-oxie. Cremation and private inurnment were planned.

Mrs. Criqui died Jan. 9, 2001, at the Tonganoxie Nursing Center. She was born July 5, 1947, in Topeka. She had worked for King Radio Corp. in Lawrence before her illness.

She married Glenn Criqui Jr. on Oct. 1, 1966, in Osage City. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include a son, Cory Criqui, Jarbalo; a daughter, Angela McGhee, Grandview, Mo.; a brother, Arthur Snook, Rogers, Ark.; and five grandchildren.

William D. Denholm Jr.


Services for William D. (Bill) Denholm Jr., 76, Manhattan, were Saturday, Jan. 13, 2001, at First Congregational Church, Manhattan, with the Rev. R. Kent Cormack officiating. Burial, with Masonic committal services, followed in the Sunset Cemetery, Manhattan.

Mr. Denholm was born Feb. 23, 1924, at Lawrence, the son of William Davis Denholm Sr. and Irene Cox Denholm. He grew up in Tonganoxie, where he attended Elmwood rural grade school. In 1941, he graduated from Tonganoxie High School. He earned a bachelor's degree in business in 1950 from Kansas State Agricultural College, Manhattan.

He was a World War II veteran, serving with the U.S. Army Air Corp Office of Strategic Services in Washington, D.C.

In 1950, Mr. Denholm began working for the Kansas Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company. In 1951, he was transferred to Huron, S.D., where he organized the South Dakota Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company and served as its manager.

In 1957, he returned to Manhattan, where he owned and operated a children's clothing store for several years. Later, he sold securities for Waddell & Reed Financial Services. In 1968, he established Denholm Realty Company and developed several areas of Manhattan.

He was a member of First Congregational Church, Lafayette Lodge No. 16, AF&AM, Manhattan Shrine Club, Pearce-Keller American Legion Post No. 17 and the Manhattan Country Club, all of Manhattan. Other memberships included the York Rite Bodies and Isis Shrine of Salina and Henri Lodge No. 190, AF&AM, and Rinda chapter No. 82, Order of Eastern Star, both of Tonganoxie.

He married Geneva A. Erickson on Nov. 18, 1951, in Manhattan. She survives.

Other survivors include two brothers, Harold T. Denholm, Tonganoxie, and Dr. Byron E. Denholm, Hemet, Calif.; two sisters, Wilma Gillespie, Leavenworth, and Barbara Sluiter, Bay City, Minn.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the Shriner's Crippled Children's Hospital or First Congregational Church of Manhattan, sent in care of Irvin-Parkview Funeral home, 1317 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, 66502.

Beatrice Theresa Gilner


Services for Beatrice Theresa Gilner, 89, Garnett, were Friday, Jan. 12, 2001, at St. John's Catholic Church in Greeley. Burial was in St. John's Cemetery, Greeley.

Mrs. Gilner died Jan. 8, 2001, at Shawnee Mission Medical Center, Merriam. She was born Sept. 10, 1911, in Greeley, the daughter of Frank and Elizabeth (Wolken) Lickteig.

She was a Stanley Home Products dealer since 1954. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church; Alter Society 3rd order of the Carmelites, past chaplain of Veteran of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary, Pottawatomie Grange and Daughters of Isabel.

She married James Presley Gilner Jr. on Nov. 8, 1937, in Tenafly, N.J. He died Jan. 11, 1994.

Survivors include five sons, Frank Gilner, New Hampton, N.Y., Bob Gilner, Overland Park, Bernie Gilner, Paola, Andrew Thomas Gilner, Tonganoxie, and Jimmie Gilner, Harrisburg, Penn.; four daughters, Betty Wellman, Meriden, Carolyn O'Dell, Greeley, Mary "Kakie" Honn, LaCygne, and Terry Jasper, Bush City; four brothers, Dominic Lickteig, Defiance, Iowa, Father Bernard Lickteig, Scipio, Francis Lickteig, Shawnee, and Father Fergus Lickteig, Leavenworth; a sister, Betty Gellhaus, Greeley; 25 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; and 12 stepgreat-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial contributions to St. John's School in Greeley, sent in care of Farris-Feuerborn Memorial Chapels, P.O. Box 408, Garnett, 66032.

Addie L. Hollingsworth


Services for Addie Louise Hollingsworth, 82, Richmond, Kan., were Monday, Jan. 15, 2001, at Quisenberry Chapel, Tonganoxie, with the Rev. Ben Saathoff officiating. Burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.

Mrs. Hollingsworth died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2001, at the Richmond Care Center in Richmond. She was born Jan. 21, 1918, in Cowgill, Mo., the daughter of Walter and Tilda (Cox) Neill. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist church in Hamilton, Mo.

She married Art Hollings-worth on Aug. 15, 1964, in Hamilton. He died Feb. 12, 1989.

Survivors include a son, David Hollingsworth, Olathe; a daughter, Norma J. Conhagan, Castro Valley, Calif.; a brother, Samuel Neill, Kansas City, Kan.; two sisters, Katherine Alard, Redbud, Ill., and Mildred Mae Stickel, Denver; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Donna Marie Peine


Services for Donna Marie Peine, 59, McLouth, were Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2001, at Barnett Funeral Home, Oskaloosa, with the Rev. Scott Berry officiating. Burial was in Hardy Oaks Cemetery.

Ms. Peine, 59, McLouth, died early Friday, Jan. 12, 2001, in a one-vehicle accident three miles west of McLouth at the intersection of Kansas Highway 16 and Wellman Road. She was born June 15, 1941, in McLouth, the daughter of Frank S. and Rudy I. Tarr Champion. She lived in McLouth most of her life.

Ms. Peine was a food service supervisor for nine years at Ekdahl Dining Commons at Kansas University. She had also worked for several years at the Jefferson County register of deeds office in Oskaloosa and formerly had worked as a real estate agent for Gene Mosier Realty in Lawrence and Eudora.

She was a member of the McLouth United Methodist Church. She was a charter member and past president of Lady Eagles Auxiliary No. 4015 of Oskaloosa. She was a member of the Jefferson County Republican Women and had served as precinct committeewoman for Sarcoxie Township in Jefferson County.

Ms. Peine was a 1957 graduate of McLouth High School. She married Richard P. Peine on July 4, 1957, in Miami, Okla. They divorced in 1982.

Survivors include a son, Richard R. "Rudy" Peine, McLouth; a daughter, Denise Spainhower, Oskaloosa; two grandsons; and a granddaughter.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the Lady Eagles Auxiliary No. 4015 of Oskaloosa.

A story about the accident appears on page 3A.

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