On Wednesday April 21, 2021, Olive ‘Poppy’ (Lamb) Lebeda passed away peacefully at the home of her daughter in Enid, Oklahoma.
Born February 5, 1932 in Mountainburg, Arkansas to Henry and Leona (Reigie) Lamb. She had celebrated her birthday on the 10th all her life because she was told that is the day she was born but only finding out later that her birth certificate said the 5th. It was laughingly said she had two birthdays. At an early age she and her family moved to
Richard D. Lowe, son of Floyd W. and Gladys (Council) Lowe was born on December 8, 1931 in Winona, Kansas. He passed away on April 17, 2021 in Caldwell, Kansas.
He attended elementary and high school in Winona, participating in a wide variety of school activities and graduating as valedictorian of his class. After a year of college and a short stint of working for the Santa Fe Railroad in Colorado, he returned to his hometown where he accepted employment at the Farmers
Brenda McDowell-Struble, 62, of Medford, Oklahoma passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Thursday, April 15, 2021. Brenda was born on September 12, 1958 in Smith Center, daughter of Glen Everett and June Joleen (Holmes) McDowell. She received her education from Kensington Public Schools where she was active in the music program playing the French Horn, was a cheerleader for the Gold Bugs, and was crowned Homecoming Queen her senior year. She graduated
Gerald “Jerry” L. Bottorff’s life began on October 23, 1930 in Wichita, KS; the son of Ralph and Inez (Fry) Bottorff. He attended high school at Caldwell High School and graduated with the class of 1948. Jerry proudly served his country, joining the Army in 1948 and serving until he honorably retired at a Lieutenant Colonel. He was united in marriage to Gloria Jamieson on September 28, 1951. Jerry was a man of character and faith. Most recently, he was a parishioner wit
Gregory Lee Dvorak, 66, entered eternal rest on April 7, 2021, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, KS. Greg was born on June 23, 1954 in Wichita, Kansas to the late Marlin Theodore and Veda Marie (Lafferty) Dvorak. At 4 weeks old he moved with his parents to Leadville, Colorado where they lived until Marlin was discharged from the Army. They returned to Kansas, living in Caldwell, Conway Springs and then Winfield where he graduated from High School in 1972. He was a mult
Roger Ernest Metzinger was born November 7, 1942 to Ernest and Marilyn Metzinger in Caldwell, Kansas. Roger passed away April 7, 2021 at home in Caldwell.
He was preceded in death by his father Ernest and daughter Gretchen Bell. He is survived by his wife Dixie of 57 years; sons, Christopher of Minnesota, Michael and wife Tammy of Omaha, Nebraska, Peter of Caldwell, Kansas and Luke of Des Moines, Iowa; grandchildren, Cassandra Brown of Colorado, Jessica Robeck, Ezra and
April 7, 1952 ~ April 5, 2021 Marsha Dianne Barnes was born on April 7, 1952 in Emporia, Kansas to Floyd and Katherine Brockleman. She passed away peacefully with her children by her side on April 5, 2021 at the age of 68 in Caldwell, Kansas.
Marsha attended school in both Wichita and Emporia. Shortly after graduating from Emporia High School, Marsha married Elbert Barnes. They established the family farm south of Corbin, Kansas. Marsha gained more than a husband,
Marilyn Joyce Misak was born November 17, 1933 to Sibley and Alice (Hannaford) Bryson in St. Joseph, Missouri. She departed this earthly life on April 2, 2021 at the age of 87, in Wakita, Oklahoma. Marilyn attended Caldwell High School and graduated with the class of 1951. While in high school, she met her future husband, Verl Misak. They married in Caldwell on February 1, 1953. They had one son Roger Misak.
Marilyn was a school teacher and then later worked as a ban