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Obituaries

Editor’s Note: The SKR makes every effort to include obituaries for all deceased Catholics in the Diocese of Dodge City. If we fail to publish an obituary, contact Dave at (620) 227-1519 or Tim, (620) 227-1556, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


John “Jack” Mitchell, 67, of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, Dodge City, died Aug. 1, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Carol Vogel; sons, John and Colin; brothers, Matthew Jr., Mark, Luke and Peter Mitchell; sister, Therese Harrington; three granddaughters and a great-granddaughter.


John “Luebbs” Luebbers, 67, of St. John the Evangelist Parish, Hoisington, died Aug. 1, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Joan Boor; daughter, Staci Urban; sisters, JoAnn Bieberle and Alice Smith; brother, Norbert Luebbers; and many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews.


Antonio Romo Jr., 18, of St. Helen Parish, Hoisington, died July 31, 2011. He was a graduate of Hugoton High School. Survivors include his parents, Antonio Sr. and Silvia Landa Romo; brother, Raul; sister, Melinda Urquidi; nephews, Ismael Jr. and Luis; and nieces, Emily Urquidi, Hayley Urquidi and Lupita Romo.


Jean Polzin, 81, of St. John the Evangelist Parish, Hoisington, died Aug. 1, 2011. She was a postmaster in Beaver, Kan., for 20 years retiring in 1991. Survivors include her aunt, Elsie Hinkley; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.


Teressa Carol (Nutt) Pfannenstiel, 55, of Sacred Heart Parish, Ness City, died July 31, 2011. Teressa taught at Ness City Elementary from 1983 to 2010. Survivors include her husband, Mike Pfannenstiel; three children, Amanda Buethe, Matt, and Keith; grandson, Noah Pfannenstiel; mother, Sonya Nutt; siblings, Sharon Kennedy, Carle Gatliff, and Jon Nutt; and many nieces, nephews, family and friends.


Ronald J. Karlin, 74, of Prince of Peace Parish at St. Rose of Lima, Great Bend, died July 30, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Dufford Wysong; a son, Doug; daughters, Kathy Hayes, Christi Roy and Diana Hocker; sisters, Lucille Davis and June Hillman; and nine grandchildren.


Richard J. “Dick” Stevens, 70, of Prince of Peace Parish at St. Rose of Lima, Great Bend, died July 31, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Marie Smith Ryan; a son, Rick; a daughter, Lyndi Hutchinson; a step-daughter, Terri Bauer; a sister, Sharon Brown; his stepfather, Robert Carothers; brother-in-law, Bill Smith; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and his best buddy, Bandit.


Jerry Reames, 62, of St. Joseph Parish, Ellinwood, died June 28, 2011. He was a retired Navy Chief Petty Officer. Survivors include sons, Jerry Jr. and Chad; daughters, Shelly Gillenwater and Sarah Reames; stepfather, Ray Kincaid; sisters, Rena Spanier and Mary Ann Zink; and ten grandchildren. Father Charles Mazouch and 2LT Ryan Zink presided.


Margaret M. Brady, 88, of St. Mary Parish, Garden City, died Aug. 2, 2011. She is survived by her husband, Elwayne Brady; daughter, Connie Koestel Halbleib; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.


Luetta Mae “Lu” Jenisch, 81, of Prince of Peace Parish at St. Patrick, Great Bend, died Aug. 3, 2011. She served as a registered nurse for Dr. Findley Law in Ellinwood. Survivors include brothers, Dan and Richard; nephews, Bryan, Gregory, Andrew and Jason; and nieces, Julie Corbett, Sarah Jane Harter, Jill Stout and Jamie Immediato.


Catherine R. O’Hanlon, 95, of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, Dodge City, died Aug. 2, 2011. Survivors include sons, John, Dr. Kenneth, Ray, Ron, Stephen and Tom Leroy; daughters, Kay Gaither, Linda Laurence, Carol Partridge, Sarah Parizek and Sharon Boyle; and many grandchildren.


Millard K. Barrett, 78, of Sacred Heart Parish, Larned, died Aug. 4, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Schinstock; sons, Kevin, David, Steven and Jeff; daughter, Jody Ary; sister, Joanne Baldwin, nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.


Patricia “Patty” Schiffelbein, 57, of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Dodge City, died Aug. 8, 2011. She is survived by her husband, Raymond “Glen” Schiffelbein; daughters, Angela, Tricia, Jamie, Jennifer, and Cassandra; son, William; brothers, Bill, Robert, James and David; sisters, Elizabeth, Wanda, Kathy, and Donna; father-in-law, Ray “Whitey”; and 15 grandchildren.


Lewis J. Friess, 85, of Sacred Heart Parish, Ness City, died Aug. 8, 2011. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, 4th degree. He is survived by his wife, Angela Gabel Stecklein; four sons, Vince, Tim, Mark, and Brian; seven brothers, Elmer, Donald, Warren, Harold, Frederick, Daniel and Maurice; six sisters, Sister Janice (Bernadette) Friess, Anna Mae Ferguson, Mary Frances Flax, Rosella McLain, Janice Hornung and Cathy Ator; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.


Ann Kathleen Raven, 82, of St. John the Apostle Parish, St. John, died Aug. 10, 2011. She was a member of the St. John Altar Society and had worked for several years at the old St. John city library, and then at the Ida Long Goodman Memorial Library. She had also offered many volunteer hours for various organizations in St. John. Survivors include four sons, Mark, Kevin, Jason and Lance Raven; a brother, Jack Feist; a sister, Charlotte Kartsonis; eight grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren. Father Floyd McKinney presided.


Ernesto Perez, 70, of St. Anthony Parish, Pratt, died Aug. 15, 2011. He was a farmer. Survivors include his wife, Sahara Reyes Gonzale; sons Horacio, Gerardo, Dagoberto, Alejandro and Damian; daughter, Marely Perez; brother, Santiago; sister, Isidra Perez; and many grandchildren.


Spencer J. Kumle, 16, (formerly of Inman) died Aug. 11, 2011, in Cooper City, Fla. He was born March 30, 1995, to Bill and Marcia Glenn Kumle. Survivors include his parents; sisters, Alicia Matthews (Marshall) of Salina and Sara Kumle; nephew, Jordan Floyd of Salina; maternal grandmother, Dorothy Glenn of Fowler; and great-grandmother, Esther Martin of Meade. A Memorial Mass was celebrated at St. Joseph Catholic Church in McPherson, and burial took place at Fowler Cemetery.


Larry A. Reiser, 71, of Prince of Peace Parish at St. Rose of Lima, Great Bend, died Aug. 17, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Sue A. Hamill; a son, Mark A.; a daughter, Jennifer A. Reiser; a brother, Elmer; a sister, Jennie Ueckert; sister-in-law, Evelyn Reiser; and a grandson.


Chuck Sullivan, 83, of St. Anthony Parish, Lakin, died Aug. 16, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis A. Miltz; sons, Patrick, Steven and P.J.; daughters, Loretta Nykodym and Theresa Meyer; a brother, Tim; sisters, Kathleen Weishaar, Margaret Pianalto and Helen Sullivan; 13 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.


Jose Acevedo, 90, of St. Anthony Parish, Liberal, died Aug. 14, 2011. Survivors include sons, Rafael, Jose, Samuel, Heriberto and Tomas; daughters, Ofelia Villa, Kirina Gonzales, Maria Mata, Olivia Juardo, and Yolanda Fierro; brothers, Rafael, Refugio and Tranqullin; sister, Romana; and many grandchildren.


Cora Agnes Brennaman, 81, of St. Dominic Parish, Garden City, died Aug. 20, 2011. She is survived by her husband, Frederic Lee Brennaman; sons, John E. and Thomas W.; a brother, Leo Dorzweiler; sisters, Rosealie Wasinger and Mary Jane Thomas and 10 grandchildren.


Juan A. Perez
, 37, of Liberal, died Aug. 20, 2011. Juan had served as a waiter at several restaurants in Liberal for 20 years. He is survived by his mother, Mannela Perez.


Tana Campbell Titus, 49, of Sacred Heart Parish, Halstead, died Aug. 21, 2011. Survivors include her son, Dustin; daughter, Dana Meyer; mother, Betty Stutzman; brother, Derrick Campbell; and five grandchildren.


Leonard F. Durler, 87, of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, Dodge City, died Aug. 23, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Heeke; sons, Dean and Claude; daughters, Marcia Harms, Joyce Burke and Karla Schinstock; a brother, Tony; a sister, Louise VanNahmen; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.






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Dec. 9, 2018

Nov. 25, 2018

Nov. 11, 2018

Oct. 28, 2018

Oct. 14, 2018

Sept. 16, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: 2018 Golf Classic; student athletes; physically challenged; Leonard Stegman; Lesson in forgiveness; Sending us on a mission

Sept. 2, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Priest crisis; Scandal; Opioid addictions; Seeds of Suicide; Leightons; St. Anne; Vincke; seminarians; Dominican Sisters; Stewardship Conference; Dead Sea Scrolls; PSR programs; Roe V. Wade

 

August 12, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Prayer and Action; Totus Tuus; Janee Bernal; Diana Ramirez; Heidy Ramirez; Bishop Gilmore honored for 20 years ministry; suicide; contraception and abortion; Dead Sea Scrolls; Humanae Vitae; certification in youth ministry; Chuck Weber; Cathedral rectory chapel; Sister Viola Heichelbech; Adam Urban

July 15, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Immigration Protest/Rally; Faith and Light Fiesta; Seeing the Dead Sea Scrolls; Corpus Christi procession; Prayers for priests; Sisters turn 100; Michael Brungardt; Gerald Vincke; Massacre in San Salvador; Action for Alex 

 

June 3, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Parish Pray for Priestly Vocations; Appeal reaches $10 million; Gangs; Seminarians; Pam Willis; Why I like being a priest; Happy Father's Day; Patricia Lujan; Tyler and Rachel Bennett; Adoption Protection Act.

May 20, 2018
KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Track meet; Beloved Sinners; Benjamin Martin retires; Smiles; Future of Fortune Telling; Hoisington mission; DofI; Getting Equipped; Spring Social; First Communion; Confirmation
KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Track meet; Beloved Sinners; Benjamin Martin retires; Smiles; Future of Fortune Telling; Hoisington mission; DofI; Getting Equipped; Spring Social; First Communion; Confirmation

May 6, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Archbishop Romero; Seeing, Touching, Tasting; Exhortation; Father Patrick Conroy; Happy Mother's Day; A child on your doorstep; Vibrant Ministries Grant; From the heart of a young father; Love Gives Life; Roman Holiday; Smartphone; retirement
Fossil Hunting

 

April 15, 2018

 KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Easter Vigil; Angelica Village; Colorado woman; The art of anger; Cimarron Couple; Staats; Adoption; 

Father Ultan Murphy anniversary; Coughlan; Spiritual Advisor to Hoodlums; Woman of Courage; Oration contest; Darcy Feist  

 

April 1, 2018

 

 KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Defending Adoption; Led by the Spirit; Knights; ABC Pregnancy Center;
Memorial of Mary; Homeless; Relics; Down syndrome abortion; Chrism Mass

 

March 18, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: SKYAC; Aleksandr Men; Fasting for Priestly Vocations; Uganda; School for deaf; Rannah Evetts; Oberle; Rachel and Doug Trombley; Oscar Romero; Paul VI; DACA

 

 

March 4, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Fasting for priestly vocations; Father Juan; Fasting and prayer;
Quest Weekend 2018; DACA; With God, anything is possible; Homelessness in our communities; Rhubarb, Kansas;
What's the point of fasting; Rite of Election; same-sex couples

 

Feb. 18, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Catholic Schools Week; Rachel Doll; Ellinwood; Great Bend; Garden City; Ness City; Dodge City; Sister Rita Schwarzenberger; Nigeria; Bishop Hermes; Fasting for Priestly Vocations; World Day for Consecrated Life; 50th Anniversary St. Dominic School; What will life be like in 50 years?

 

 

Feb. 4, 2018

 

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: March for Life; Tracy and Ross Smith; Adoption; Vibrant Ministries; Faith and Light;
Pro-Life; Mortal sin to discard elderly; DACA; Abortion; Dreamers; Human Trafficking

 

Jan. 21, 2018

 KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Louise Korbe; Anne Frank; Miep Gies; Home Heat; Father Solanus

 

Jan. 7, 2018

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Good news and kingdom living; dreamers; Sister Teresa Orozco; Infant Adoption; Elderly; a moral conundrum; seminarian; feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

 

Dec. 17, 2017

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Celebrate Christmas 'unplugged'; Msgr. Matthew Smith; Klan; Catholic Charities Annual Appeal; Fr. Larry Rosebaugh; A Guadalupe Encounter; Laci and Joe Salazar; A Christmas Wish; Adoption; Confession; Advent; EWTN; Christmas Blues; Tilma; Pittsburgh; PSR

 

Dec. 3, 2017

 KEYWORDS, PHRASES: 2017 NCYC; Wheel of Balance; Marita Rother; Stanley Rother; slavery; trafficking; Windthorst water damage; martyred priests; confession; reconciliation; How to go to confession; recipe for codfish cakes; Catholic schools; appeal

 

Nov. 19, 2017

 KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Saints; Father Kola; Black Elk; Giving Tuesday; velvet Elvis; a Slice of Time; Dani Sandoval; Mexican Village; Father Tim Hickey; New faces at chancery; priests share thoughts on confession; Wheel of Balance

 

Nov. 5, 2017

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Matrimony Anniversary Mass, 2017; Riebel; Faith and Light; Scripture Day; Sex in the Bible; Quilt, Mexican Village Story; Finance; Fatima pilgrimage; Fowler church window renovation; Medicare; Crazy Glue


Oct. 15, 2017

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Father Francis Jordan; Sister Renee Kirmer; Father Rother beatified; religious liberty; RCIA Kansas; V Encuentro; Bishop Weisenburger; Daughters of Isabella; Bishop Gerber Science Center


Oct. 1, 2017

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: De Colores; Rebein; Dreamer; Pies; Kellner; Code Quilts; Sister Crucita; Feezor; Formed.org; Sin and pain

 

 Sept. 17, 2017

 

 KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Sister Lucy Fidelis; Underground Railroad; Sister Irene Hartman; DACA; new priests; teachers; Volunteer of the Year; Golf Classic; St. Francis Xavier; St. Nicholas Parish Center, Kinsley; seminarians; Knights Lite; Stewardship Day 2017

Sept. 3, 2017

Aug. 13, 2017

 KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Coronado Cross; Masada; Moody Gardens; Elders; Rother; undocumented children; cages; year of mercy; Kumi; Hollywood makeup artist; New Mexico; refugee women.

July 16, 2017

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Summer camp; tithing and almsgiving; Bill Baalmann; Nathan Schaller; Jubilarian Sisters; Sister Hortencia Rodriguez; Sister Petrona Stockemer; Sister Denise Sevart; Convocation of Catholic Leaders; Mother talks about her son entering seminary; Arcoiris; Youth group travels to Colorado Springs; Major Phillip Roth

June 11, 2017 (Updated)

Ordination; Mark Brantley; Jacob Schneider; Father's Day; Thanks, Dad!; Appeal; Sister Mary Martin Weaver; Bishop Maralit; Budget; Trafficked women; Deacon Michael Brungardt; Dead Sea Scrolls; softball; Father Urban retirement; Sister Kravec retirement; Father Mazouch retirement; Authentic Joy; Pris Climate Accord; Jack Schramm; Pieta.

May 28, 2017 (Updated)

 

Grateful Hearts; MSFS Provincial; Reddy; Reif; Opossum; Dead Sea Scrolls; Our Lady of Fatima; Jorge Herrera, Jr.; Cursillo; Kough; First Communion; Confirmation

May 14, 2017

Esteban Hernandez; citizen; Lilly Ann Rein, Amberly Jimenez, Mother's Day; peacock; Quattrocchi; President Kennedy; Teen Moms; Junior High Youth Rally; Encounter With God's Call; granny/nanny; seniors' contributions; tornado anniversary; harvest; healthcare; Mr. Brown; Store-bought teeth; Louis and Zelie Martin; Father John Sullivan; Irish priest whose prayers could heal; Mexican beauty queen; Esmaralda Gonzalez; religious life

April 30, 2017

   KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Easter Vigil; bully; TEC; Father Marvin Reif; Bet'sie; What makes a hero?; St. Mary of the Plains; tornado

Easter, 2017

 KEYWORDS, PHRASES: SKYAC; Honorable courtship; footsteps of migrants; CHRISM Mass 2017; honoring priests; Encuentro Cross blessed; Daughters of Isabella State Convention; Fatima pilgrim statue; Mary Sharon Moore interview; Senate advances pro-life measures; love must be at the core of family life; Father John Forkuoh's car story; Confirmations; Sisters of Concordia; CNN hero Father Khalil Jaar

March 26, 2017

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: From the heart; kidney; Rother; Friar Carmelo; Schnauzer; Lauren Seachris; Lauren's Treat; fire; Guatemala; immigration; Lenten Regulations 1888; Hot Cross Buns; budget; Trump; Forkuoh; Seiwert; South Sudan; hot ashes

March 12, 2017

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Refugees; immigrants; Gilbert Herrman; When you give alms'; Lent; Call to Continuing Conversion, Rite of Election; Charell and Jeremy Owings; adoption; Our Growing Church; Sisters of St. Joseph of Concordia; water; creation; Sudan; Darlow Lampe

Feb 26, 2017

 KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Night to shine; Immigration; immigrants; Knights of Columbus; Pete Gomez; this foreign mission; Creole; Robin Doll; Eagle Scout; Quest

Feb 12, 2017

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Catholic Schools Week; March for Life; Pro-life; Executive Order; Secular Franciscan Order; teachers; Down Syndrome; Eagle Scout; Bronze Pelican

Jan. 29, 2017

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Thank you, religious; SEEK 2017; homeless man to priest; Fourth Sunday; Secret Service to Sacred Heart; Dr. Gerard Brungardt; Martin Luther King; 110 year old nun; Toddler miracle; Letter from undocumented immigrant; health care; immigration

Jan. 15, 2017

KEYWORDS, PHRASES: Mary helps us share; Tighe donates home to Birthright; Pro-life billboard; Theobald Hattrup; Helen and Steve Eck; Pearl Harbor; Reigning Grace

Dec. 18, 2017

KEYWORDS: Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, 2016; Pope Francis Christmas schedule; 2016 high school youth rally; Aerospace engineer; Father Stanley Rother; Radio station; Dying girl's letter; Scout nominations; 12 days of Christmas

Dec. 4, 2016

KEYWORDS: Vocations Day; Pope Advent advice; Ex-prostitute; Spearville mission; Pilgrims v. Zombies; Face of God; Mission bazaar; Ness City fall festival; Rural health care; Archbishop Gomez; Bishops congratulate Trump

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