Atchison County Obituaries





Maude Stevers


SCHMELING,Mrs. Marie Louise

SCHMELING,Mrs. Margaretha



SCHMELING,Albert Julius August

SCHMELING,Albert Willie

SEIP, Thomas Louis

SEIP, Mrs. Louis (Keturah)

Schuri, Ernst (Ernest)

Schmeling, Mrs. Albert (Della Agnes)

Schuri, Mrs. Ernest (Emily)

SCOTT, David W.

SCOTT, Louis Allen

SCOTT Mrs. Lewis (Belle)

SCOTT, Theodore Roosevelt (Ted)

SCOTT, Albert D.

SCOTT, Mrs. David W. (Fleda May)

SEIP, Charles N.

SMART, Mrs. Douglas (Mary Hazel)

Straub, Joseph

Joseph Schneider

SHEETS, Mrs. C. D.

Schmeling, August Mangelsdorf

Carl Ernest Schmeling,

Schmeling, Mrs. Robert (Lena nee Kurtz)

Schmeling, Robert E.

Schroeder, Carl

Schuri, Fritz A.

Schuri, Gotleib

Schuri, Florence, Miss

Scott, Faun D.

Scott, Mrs. Faun D. (Shirley nee Conrad)

John Scheibe

Adolph Gustav Scheibe






SCHMELING, Mrs. Ernestina

SCHMELING, Francena Harned Hudson


Jacob Levi Shaver lived in Goodhue Park in Atchison and died December 3, 1920. He was born May 26, 1858 in Harrisonburg, Virginia. He came west in 1882 and settled on a farm near Cawker City, Mitchell Co., Kansas. There he remained for 8 years at the end of which time he came to Atchison and settled on the Conlon farm a few miles west of Atchison. During recent years he and his family lived in Atchison and his last job was with the Missouri Pacific. Marriage to Alice Ulin occurred at Beloit, Kansas. She lived at Lincoln County before her marriage. Services were led by Rev. Arthur Long, pastor of the Christian Church of which the deceased was a faithful member. Burial was at Mt. Vernon Cemetery.


Atchison Daily Globe May 19, 1930

Retired Letter Carrier and Resident of Atchison Many Years

Joel Burris ("Bert") Signor, 80, retired letter carrier, died shortly before 8 o'clock yesterday morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ida Fortune, 716 Santa Fe Street. Mr. Signor had been in failing health for the last three years but had been confined to his bed for less than a week. Death resulted from a diabetic condition.

The passing of Bert Signor removes from Atchison one of the town's best known and most popular figures. During his service of 29 years as a letter carrier, hundreds of Atchison people came to know and like him. He was polite, punctual in his work and of a highly cheerful disposition.

Mr. Signor was born in Downswell*, N. Y., May 10, 1850, and came to Atchison after he had reached young manhood. His first job here was in the maintenance department of the Burlington railroad. He went to work later as a packer in the Cain & Handthorne Mill, and then on May 1, 1888, he was appointed to the letter service department in the Atchison post office under the postmastership of H. Clay Park. Mr. Signor carried the "No. 4" route through north Atchison until September 30, 1917, when he fell while on duty and broke his shoulder. He was given government compensation and treated in various government hospitals until August 20, 1929, when the retirement bill was passed, and then pensioned.

Mr. Signor married Mary E. Graham in Atchison on November 18, 1884. Mrs. Signor died here January 20, 1920.

He is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Ida Fortune, Atchison; Mrs. James R. Craig, Pueblo, Colo.; Mrs. Clarence Shaver, who lives south of Atchison; Mrs. Georganna Koontz, Downswell*, N. Y.; and Mrs. Cora Rice, Livingston Manor, N. Y.; one son, J. B. Signor, Jr., Atchison; one step-son, Ben H. Graham, Topeka; and two brothers, George Y. Signor, 82, Downswell*, N. Y.; and Albert E. Signor, 85, East Orange, N. J. Twenty-two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren also survive.

Mr. Signor was a member of the Abdallah Shrine of Leavenworth.

The body is at the Sawin & Douglass parlors, where it will remain until noon tomorrow (Tuesday) when it will be taken to St. Mark's Lutheran church to lie


Atchison Daily Globe, Friday, January 30, 1920:

Atchison lost a highly respected citizen last night at 7 o'clock, when Mrs. Mary E. Signor, 64 years old, died at their home, 1014 South Seventh Street. Death was due to leakage of the heart, with which Mrs. Signor had suffered for 18 months. She did not take to her bed until December 3, and since that time has never left it. At times Mrs. Signor suffered greatly, but was always patient, cheerful and thoughtful of others. She leaves her husband and the following children: Mrs. Ida Fortune, of Atchison; Mrs. V. E. Shaver, of Pueblo, Colo.; Mrs. C. H. Shaver, who lives south of town; J. B. Signor, Jr., who is with the regular army stationed in Honolulu, and who has been in Atchison for the last two weeks, and Ben H. Graham, a son by a former marriage who lives in Topeka. She also leaves a sister, Mrs. N. E. Bennett, of Abilene, Kansas, who has been with her constantly since December 23, and a brother, A. B. Anderson, who lives on Santa Fe street.

Mrs. Signor was born in Lebanon, Indiana, October 24, 1855. She came to Atchison with her mother and brothers, in 1880, so she has lived in Atchison 40 years. Thirty-five years ago, Mr. and Mrs. Signor were married in Atchison and have always resided here since that time. Mrs. Signor was a devoted member of St. Mark's Lutheran church. She was a quiet woman, intensely devoted to her family and her many kindnesses, where people were ill, will be remembered in numerous Atchison homes. The funeral services will not be decided upon until the daughter from Pueblo arrives. She is expected today.

Carl Stever, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Abram Stever, passed away, Monday

evening May 6 at 9:45 at the Sabetha hospital following a year of ill health. The cause
of his death was pneumonia in addition to Bright's Disease.
The deceased was born Sept. 2, 1869 at Hiawatha, Kansas. When about 4 years
of age, he came to Effingham with his parents, locating on the home farm,1 mile
west and mile north of town.
His education was received in Effingham. He was one of the earliest students
of A.C.H.S. Upon the death of his older brother, Warren, he gave up his high school
work and remained at home to help with the farm work.
In 1894 he was united in marriage to Miss Maud Hawk. They located on a farm
north of Effingham known as the old Reece farm. In 1905 they left this farm, going to
Wetmore where Mr. Stever bought and took charge of the men's clothing store.
About 8 years ago they disposed of the store and located on a farm north of
Netawaka where they have since made their home.
Last March when Mr. Stever's health broke, his brother Ray went to the farm and
assisted with the farm work. Mr. Stever's health improved some and he was able to be up
and around, but last Tuesday he suffered a relapse and was again taken to the Sabetha hospital.
Very early in life Mr. Stever confessed the Christian faith and united with the
Presbyterian church. Upon moving to Wetmore, wishing a church home, and there
being no church of his membership at that place, he transferred his letter to the
Methodist church. His whole life proved his deep faith as he was a home-loving
man who was generosity and thoughtfulness personified.
His lodge affiliations were with the Odd Fellow and Masonic orders. In the former
he attained the highest local recognition possible, being a past noble grand.
Beside his bereaved widow, he leaves a daughter, Mrs. Leona Lott and little
granddaughter, Mary Louise Lott, who will sorely miss his many acts of kindness and love.
Four brothers, Ernest, of Oklahoma City; Ray and Frank of Effingham;
Ralph of Ely, Nevada and a sister, Miss Carrie Stever, of Effingham, also survive.
A brother, Warren, and two sisters, May and Jennie, preceded him in death.
Funeral services were held this Wednesday afternoon at the Community
church, with the pastor, the Rev. Bartlett Hess in charge.
A male quartet composed of Cecil Fletcher, A.G. Valentine, George McLenon
and Prof. Franklin Thorne sang "In the Garden," "That Beautiful Land" and "Jesus
Savior Pilot Me." Miss Martha Pauzeram played the accompaniments.
Mrs. C.L. Cummings and Mrs. D.H. Woods were in charge of the beautiful floral offerings.
Pall bearers who carried the remains to their last resting place were Henry Falk,
C.L. Cummings, Alex McKay, J.E. Steward, J.A. Harman and Frank Sloman.

Transcribed from a May, 1934 unknown newspaper clipping by
Clemi Higley Blackburn, May 2000.

Mrs.Carl Stever Dies

Mrs. Maude Stever, 65, widow of Carl Stever, died at 1 o'clock this morning at her
home in Effingham. She had been bedfast for several months. A daughter of Daniel
and Sarah Hawk, early pioneer settlers of Atchison, Maude Hawk was born on a farm
near Effingham, February 27, 1875. After attending the Sunny Hill district school she
came to Atchison and was a student at Midland College.
Novermber, 31, 1894 she was married to Carl Stever at his mother's home in Effingham.
The couple began housekeeping on a farm in Brown County. Later they removed to
Wetmore where he conducted a clothing store and cleaning shop. His death occurred
at Powhattan iin 1834. The next year Mrs. Stever removed to Effingham.
She was a life-long member and faithful worker of the Presbyterian church.
Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Leona Lott and a granddaughter, both of Kansas
City; two brothers H. M. Hawk, Lawrence and F. M. Hawk, Effingham.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow (Wednesday) at the Community
Church in Effingham. The Rev. W. W. Pfautz will officiate. Burial will be in the
Effingham cemetery. The pallbearers will be John Pinder, Guy McClanahan, A. G.
Valentine, J. R. Snyder, G. L. Cummings and C. E. Sells.
Sawin and Douglas are in charge.
Taken from an Atchison County newspaper September 17, 1940 which was the
death date of Maude Hawk Stever.. Transcribed by Clemi Higley Blackburn, May, 2000.

Mrs. Ernestine SCHMELING Obituary

Atchison Daily Globe April 5, 1912

Mrs. Ernestine SCHMELING nee KAAZ, wife of GOTTFRIED SCHMELING, died at 10 o'clock last evening,

at 1125 Laramie Street, after an illness of several months. The deceased was born

on September 6, 1850 in Marienthal, Pommern, Germany, and came to this country

in 1882, since which time she had resided in Atchison. She was 63 years old and is

survived by her husband and two children - Albert, who lives at 1139 Laramie,

William, who lives at home, and six grandchildren. The funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m.

from the residence, and 2:30 from the Evangelical Zion Church, corner Ninth and

Santa Fe. The burial will be in Mount Vernon Cemetery.

Contributed by:

Ruth Brewster, 10816 W. 72 Terr., Shawnee, KS 66203,

Mrs. Marie Louise MANELSDORF SCHMELING Obituary

Atchison Daily Globe Friday, March 30, 1973

Mrs. Marie Louise Mangelsdorf SCHMELING,85, a lifelong Atchison resident, died this morning at Sibley Hospotal, Washington, D.C., after a brief illness. She was the widow of Will Schmeling, Sr., and the family home had been at 1125 Laramie Street.

Mrs. Schmeling had made her for about the past two years with a daughter, Mrs. Frank (Mary) CAPP, Michigan City, Ind., and a son William Schmeling, Jr., Washington, who survive.

Funeral services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at the Stanton Chapel with the Rev. Ronald MacLennan, pastor of St. Mark's Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will be in Mt.Vernon Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Stanton Mortuary.

The family suggests memorials to St.Mark's Lutheran Church, where Mrs. Schmeling was an active member, a Sunday school teacher for more than 50 years and a life member in the Woman's Missionary group.

She also was a life member of the Fortnightly Club, was a very popular book reviewer here, was an ardent flower gardener, along with being a good homemaker, wife, and mother.

Born Feb. 29, 1888, the daughter of AUGUST and CHARLOTTE BRUNE MANGELSDORF, Atchison, she was educated in the local public schools and Midland Academy and at Emporia Normal School. She taught six years at Franklin School here.

On Nov. 29, 1913, she was married to WILL SCHMELING. He died July 27, 1960.

Survivors include another daughter, Mrs. James (Christine) Paterson, Arcadia, Calif., another son, August Schmeling, Holmdel, N.J., eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Five Mangelsdorf brothers, Fred, Bemidji, Minn., former Atchison mayor; Albert, Honolulu, Dr. Paul,

Contributed by:

Ruth Brewster, 10816 W. 72 Terr., Shawnee, KS 66203,

Gottfried SCHMELING Obituary

Atchison Daily Globe March 27, 1927

Gottfried SCHMELING, 84 years of age, a veteran Atchison building contractor, died yesterday morning a 11 o'clock at the residence of his son, William Schmeling, 1125 Laramie Street, after an illness of three years.

Short funeral services will be conducted at the residence at 2:15 o'clock Monday afternoon, and the public services at Trinity Lutheran Church at 2:30 o'clock Monday, Rev. F.W.C. Jesse. Burial will be in Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Pallbearers will be six nephews.

Mr. Schmeling was born in Marienthal, Germany, January 26, 1843, and moved to America with his family in 1882, coming direct to Atchison, where he resided the 45 years until his death yesterday.

Three years ago Mr. Schmeling's health began to fail, and during the greater part of the past year or more he was bedfast.

Mr. Schmeling's wife passed away here in 1912 and a daughter, Mrs. Ernest Schuri, died here in 1900.

Two sons, Albert Schmeling, 603 North Eleventh Street, who succeeded his father in the contracting business, and William Schmeling, 1125 Laramie Street, a member of the Mangelsdorf Seed Co., and thirteen grandchildren survive.

Gottfried Schmeling had been making his home with Mr. and Mrs. Will Schmeling the last 14 years since his wife has passed away.

Contributed by:

Ruth Brewster, 10816 W. 72 Terr., Shawnee, KS 66203,

William G. SCHMELING Obituary

Atchison Daily Globe July 28, 1960

WILLIAM G. SCHMELING, 76, veteran builder, died at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon, at the Atchison Hospital after an illness of several weeks. He entered the hospital June 28th.

Funeral services will be held at the Stanton Chapel at 10 a.m. tomorrow. The Rev. George L. Search, pastor of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, will officiate. Burial will be in the family lot at Mt. Vernon Cemetery.

The pallbearers will be Karl Hagen, Henry Kaaz, Carl Neumann, Albert Schmeling, Alfred Seeber, and Charles Smith.

A son of GOTTFRIED and ERNESTINE SCHMELING. William G. Schmeling was born in Atchison, June 16,1884, at 1125 Laramie Street, the present home of the Schmeling family.

On Nov. 29, 1913 he married Miss MARIE MANGELSDORF at Homewood, Eight and Q. which was then the family home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. AUGUST MANGELSDORF.

For a number of years Mr. Schmeling was employed at the Mangelsdorf Bros. Seed Co., which later became the Ed F. Mangelsdorf & Bro. Seed Co.

Of a gentle and retiring nature, and with the highest integrity, he was greatly beloved by friends and family. He loved flowers and grew many varieties in the garden of his home. Mr. and Mrs. Schmeling's home was on of those selected for the first annual home and garden tour sponsored by Trinity Episcopal Church.

Mr. Schmeling was a member of St. Mark's Church and for many years served on the church council.

Besides his wife he leaves two sons and two daughters, William G. Schmeling, Jr., an economist in Washington D. C., Mrs. Frank (Mary) Capp, Michigan City, Ind., August M. Schmeling, an electronic instrument manufacturer in Keyport, N.J., and Mrs. James (Christine) Paterson,

Contributed by:

Ruth Brewster, 10816 W. 72 Terr., Shawnee, KS 66203,

Albert Julius August SCHMELING Obituary.

Atchison Daily Globe March 4, 1955

Albert SCHMELING, Sr., 81, 603 North 11th St., died yesterday at the home of his daughter Mrs. John Gray, in Kansas City, Missouri. He had been with his daughter since last October when he suffered a stroke.

Funeral services will be Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock at Trinity Lutheran Church with the Rev. Hauer officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Vernon Cemetery with Harouff - Buis Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

The body will be taken from the funeral home to the church Sunday at 2 p.m. and will lie in state an hour preceding the service. The casket will not be opened after the service.

Mr. Schmeling was born Dec. 27, 1873, at Marienthal, Germany. He came to this country with his parents when he was 10 years old, and as a youth learned the contracting business from his father.

He operated a general contracting business in Atchison for many years. His firm paved many of the Atchison streets, laid many of the local sidewalks, and constructed bridges in the country.

Because of advanced years and failing health, Mr. Schmeling turned the business over to his son, Al Schmeling, Jr., in 1945, who continues in the same line of work. Frank Kurtz became a partner in the business in 1948.

Mr. Schmeling and the former MARGARETHA DAHLKE were united in marriage in Atchison, Sept. 4, 1901. She preceded him in death last Oct. 12th.

Surviving are six children, Al Schmeling of Atchison, Mrs. Herbert (Marie) Halstenberg, North Kansas City, Mrs. George (Irene) Masters, Kansas City, Kansas, Mrs. John (Ernestine) Gray, Kansas City, Missouri, Mrs. Earl (Margaret) Small, Longview, Washington, and Herman Schmeling of Pueblo, Colorado.

He is also survived by a brother, William Schmeling of Atchison and nine grandchildren. One son, Carl, preceded him in death in 1931.

Contributed by:

Ruth Brewster, 10816 W. 72 Terr., Shawnee, KS 66203,

Albert Willie SCHMELING Obituary

Atchison Daily Globe August 10, 1971

Albert W. SCHMELING, 69, 211 East Riley and Sugar Lake, retired contractor, died yesterday afternoon while in Kansas City, Missouri.

He and Mrs. Schmeling were in Kansas City shopping when he suffered an apparent heart attack and was pronounced dead upon arrival at General Hospital.

Mr. Schmeling was born June 9, 1902, in Atchison, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Schmeling, Sr., and was a lifelong Atchison resident.

He attended Lutheran Schools in Atchison and in Seward, Neb., and worked as a machinist for the LFM plant, now the Rockwell Manufacturing Co. LFM - Atchison Division.

When his father retired a number years ago from the contracting business, he purchased the business and later he and Frank Kurtz operated as Schmeling-Kurtz contractors for many years.

Mr. Schmeling retired three years ago. He underwent open heart surgery about two years ago, and recovered satisfactorily.

He is member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Active Lodge 158 AF & AM, Knights Templar, Abdallah Shrine, Kansas City, and the Atchison Elks Lodge.

Mr. Schmeling and the former Francena Harned Hudson were married here Oct. 4, 1950. She survives. His first wife the former Della Hudson were married April 25, 1925, and she died Sept. 9, 1949.

Surviving beside his wife are three step-daughters, Mrs. A. K. Gamboa, Redondo Beach, California, Mrs. Ted Harrison, El Segundo, Cailfornia, and Mrs. Ed Sture, Parkville, Mo., a brother, Herman Schmeling, Pueblo, Colorado, three sisters, Mrs. Irene Masters, Grandview, Mo., Mrs. Margaret Small, Longview, Wash., Mrs. Marie Halstenberg, Kansas City, Mo.; and eleven step - grandchildren.

A sister, Mrs. Ernestine Marshall, and a brother, Carl Schmeling,

Contributed by:

Ruth Brewster, 10816 W. 72 Terr., Shawnee, KS 66203,

SEIP, Thomas Louis Obituary

Atchison Daily Globe - 23 April 1892

Thomas L. Seip, resident of Atchison since 1858 died at 5:30 p.m. yesterday of paralysis, age 60 years. The deceased was the father of John T., Charles, and James Seip and Mrs. Nettie Sterling and Mrs. T. D. DeNieffe. The funeral service will be held from the residence at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow, Rev. Howie officiating.

Atchison Daily Globe 25 April 1892

The funeral of the late Thomas L. Seip occurred at 2:30 p.m. yesterday. All of the children of the deceased were present with the exception of S. N. Seip of Birmingham, Alabama. Thomas L. Seip was one of the first merchants of Atchison and in the early days he operated a store where the Byram now stands.

SEIP, Mrs. Louis (Keturah) nee Norton Obituary

Atchison Daily Globe - Wed., Jan. 1, 1908


"Grandma" Seip, one of the pioneers of Atchison and probably it most generally beloved woman, died at 6 o'clock this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Thomas F. Denieffe, 814 Kansas Avenue. She did not realize that she had entered upon the New Year, having been in a comatose condition since Monday. There was no pain; she simply entered upon a sleep from which there was no awakening. Devoted relatives were constantly at her bedside, watching for a change that might have spared her to them a short time longer, but it did not come. She went into a decline in the fall, and had been bedfast six weeks. Her death was due to a general breaking down, which was but natural in view of her 82 years.

Mrs. Seip was born, January 13,1825, in Reading, Pa., her maiden name having been Keturah Oliver Norton. On March 26,1846 she was married to Thomas Louis Seip.

Mr. and Mrs. Seip came west as far as Sterling, Ill., in the spring of 1855, remaining there until October 1858, when they came to Atchison. There was but one street of any consequence here at that time, and Mrs. Seip's reminiscences of the early days have always been most interesting. She was possessed of an excellent memory, and she lived here in the stormy days preceding the Civil War, she was possessed of much knowledge of historic value.

Her was a contractor and builder and was a candidate for mayor in 1862, but was defeated by George H. Fairchild, whose majority was only one or two votes.

For nearly a year after locating in Atchison, Mr. and Mrs. Seip lived in a small stone house at Fifth and Q streets, removing from that to their home on South Fourth Street, where they lived 21 years. The house was considered quite pretentious in those days.

When Mrs. Seip first came here, it was necessary to cross fields and ravines in going from one house to another. It was on her first New Year's Day in Atchison that she met Mrs. John J. Ingalls, then Miss Cheesebrough, and her sister, who was afterwards Mrs. Hughes. She met them at the home of Rev. Spencer, the Presbyterian minister, and they became life long friends. The Cheesebroughs came to Atchison a few months before the Seips. Among other women she met at about the same time were Mrs. Giles Buck and Mrs. J. W. Allen. They were then in their girlhood. Mrs. Charles Holbert, Mrs. John Price, and the Dicksons were here at that time, and were among her early friends.

Thomas L. Seip, her husband, died in1892. They were parents of eleven children and adopted two others. Among their children eight are still living, as follows: James Seip, Seattle; Chas. N. Seip, Atchison; John and William Seip, Kansas City; Mrs. George R. Anderson, Northampton, Mass.; Mrs. T. E. Denieffe, Atchison; Silas Seip, Birmingham, Ala.; and Luther Seip, of St. Joe. All visited Mrs. Seip on Christmas, excepting Mrs. Anderson, Silas, and James, who live in remote sections; most of the others have been here ever since. After the Christmas reunion, which included the families of the children, Mrs. Seip was reconciled to the end, as she had seen them all again.

As a testimony to the remarkable popularity of "Grandma" Seip as she was lovingly called by everybody, it may be stated that ever since her illness began her room has been filled with flowers; so many remembered her at Christmas time in this way. A case of extraordinary devotion was that of her daughter, Mrs. Denieffe, with whom she had made her home eleven years. Especially since her illness began she had been scarcely out of Mrs. Denieffe's thoughts.

In her death the Presbyterian Church lost another of its faithful members; so faithful that she was a true mother of the church. She united with the faith at her old home in Pennsylvania when she was 15 years old.

Dr. Boyle will conduct the services, which will occur from the Presbyterian Church at 2:30 p.m. Friday. The casket will not be opened in the church, but friends may take a last look upon the kindly face tomorrow or Friday at the Denieffe's home. The pallbearers will be Arthur and Edward Lukens, W.A. Blatry, George Campbell, Carrol Auid and J.E. Rack.

Schuri, Ernst (Ernest)

Atchison Daily Globe - Monday, Jul.17, 1939

Ernst J. Schuri, 76, retired bricklayer and a resident here 70 years, died at 10:30 o'clock this morning at the Atchison Hospital. He was taken to the hospital July 11 after suffering a stroke of paralysis.

Funeral arrangements are pending. The body is at the Stanton & Stanton Mortuary.

Mr. Schuri was born July 21, 1862, in Germany and came to Atchison with his parents when six years of age.

His wife (Emilie Schmeling Schuri) died several years ago. Surviving is a daughter, Miss Florence Schuri, Atchison; a son, F. A. Schuri, who is a salesman for the Blish Mize & Sillivan Hardware Co. at Wichita, and a sister, Miss Amelia Schuri, Atchison.

Schmeling, Mrs. Albert (Della Agnes) nee Hudson Obituary

Atchison Daily Globe - Sunday, Sept. 11, 1949

Mrs. Della Agnes Schmeling, 44, wife of Albert W. Schmeling, Jr., Atchison contractor, died at 10:30 o'clock Friday night at the Atchison Hospital. She was a patient sufferer during her illness of a year.

Funeral services will be held at the Harouff-Buis Chapel, Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, with the Rev. Vance Baird, pastor of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Vernon Cemetery.

A daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Hudson, Mrs. Schmeling was born at Halls, Mo., June7, 1905. On April 25, 1925, she and Albert Schmeling, Jr., were united in marriage. A few years later they built their handsome home at 211 East Riley.

Possessing much personal charm. Mrs. Schmeling was greatly beloved. Her kindness and willingness to lend a helping had at all times endeared her to friends and family alike. She was a member of the Eastern Star.

Besides her husband she is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Roe Church, Rushville, Mo., and Mrs. Nancy Wilson, Richmond, California.

Pallbearers at the service will be Jack Flynn, John Gibson, Barney Ryan, Bill Sauer, Henry Hinman, and Pete Hudspeth.

Schuri, Mrs. Ernest (Emily) nee Schmeling Obituary

Atchison Daily Globe - Friday, Jan. 19, 1900

Mrs. Emily Schuri of Ernest J. Schuri, died at 3 o'clock this morning at the family residence, 620 North Tenth Street, of typhoid malarial fever. The deceased was 28 years old, and had been bedfast only a week. Her death is another unusually sad one, as she leaves two children, ages one and three years.

The funeral will take place a 2 o'clock Sunday from the Evangelical Zion Church, corner of Ninth and Santa Fe Streets. The interment will be at Mt. Vernon Cemetery. The deceased was the daughter of Gottfried Schmeling, the stonemason.

SCOTT, David W. Obituary

Atchison Daily Globe - Aug. 19, 1941

David William Scott, 69, died at 4 o'clock this morning at his home on Route 1, south of Atchison. Death was due to a heart condition. He had been in failing health since 1931 when, he was bitten by a copperhead snake.

Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon at the Harouff & Buis Service Chapel. Burial will be in the Sumner Cemetery.

Born in Hannibal, Mo., April 21, 1872. David William Scott came to Atchison with his parents, Louis and Belle Scott, when he was two years old. January 21, 1905, he was united in marriage to Miss Fleda Dowse in Atchison. Besides Atchison the couple also lived at Frankfort and Kansas City, Kansas.

Mr. Scott helped sink the Atchison coal mine and was employed at the mine until it was closed. Until 1936 he was employed at the Kerford Quarry.

He was a member of the German Lutheran Church.

Surviving are his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Charlotte Doherty, Atchison, and Mrs. Erma Dempsey of the home; a son, Faun Scott of the home; two sisters, Mrs. Will Transue, Atchison, and Mrs. Walter Hunter, Bean Lake; three brothers, Will Scott, Centralia, Wash.; Bert Scott, Dietz, Wyo.; and Pete Scott, Sheridan, Wyo.; and two grandchildren.

Contributed by:

Ruth Brewster, 10816 W. 72 Terr., Shawnee, KS 66203,

SCOTT, Louis Allen Obituary

Atchison Daily Globe - Tuesday, Feb. 19, 1929

Louis Scott 85, father of six children, 23 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, and one great-great grandchildren, died at the Atchison Hospital at 4:10 o'clock this morning. He had been in feeble health for several years, but his fatal illness lasted only a few days. He was taken from the home of his son, David Scott, south of town, to the hospital yesterday.

A native of Edinburgh, Scotland, where he was born April 22, 1843, Louis Scott had lived in Atchison for more than 65 years. He was widely known and respected resident during his many years here. He came to America with his parents, when he was eight year old, settling with them in Chicago, where he grew into manhood. He came to Atchison as a young man to work at his trade of stonemasonry. Later her worked as a handy man in and around Atchison.

Surviving him are his four sons and two daughters: David Scott and Mrs. Will Transue of Atchison; Mrs. Walter Hunter of Bean Lake, Mo.; Will Scott of Seattle, Wash.; Bert and Pete Scott who live on claims near Sheridan, Wyo. The children, grandchildren, an great-great grandchildren of Louis Scott's sons and daughters also survive. Two sisters, Mrs. Mary Masters of Louisville, Neb., and Mrs. Jennie Sipe of Canyon City, Colo.

The funeral will be tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the Harouff Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Sumner Cemetery, south of town.

Note: His wife was Belle Beauchamp Scott (1846-1933)

Contributed by:

Ruth Brewster, 10816 W. 72 Terr., Shawnee, KS 66203,

SCOTT Mrs. Lewis (Belle) nee Beauchamp Obituary

Atchison Daily Globe - March 22, 1933

A resident of Atchison County for 75 years, Mrs. Belle Beauchamp Scott, 86, widow of the late Lewis Scott, died at 6:15 o'clock this morning at her home southeast of Atchison after an illness of seven weeks with heart trouble.

Definite funeral arrangements had not been made this afternoon. Harouff & Buis are in charge.

Mrs. Scott was born in St. Joseph December 11, 1846, and came to Doniphan with her parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. William Beauchamp, when she was five years old. The family moved to Atchison County in 1857.

She was educated in St. Joseph's Convent, St. Joseph, Missouri, and in the old St. Joseph Convent here. For a number of years Mrs. Scott conducted a private school here.

She was married to Lewis Scott at Winthrop, Mo., January 19,1867.

Mrs. Scott is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Will Transue, Atchison, and Mrs. Walter Hunter, Bean Lake; will Scott, Wanatchee, Wash.; Bert Scott, Kleenburn, Wyo. and Pete Scott, Sheridan, Wyo.; 23 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.

Contributed by:

Ruth Brewster, 10816 W. 72 Terr., Shawnee, KS 66203,

SCOTT, Theodore Roosevelt (Ted) Obituary

Atchison Globe - Thursday, June 28, 1962

Theodore R. (Ted) Scott, 57, of Kansas City, formerly of Atchison died last night at St. Margaret's Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas of pneumonia. He was a patient in the hospital six weeks. Mr. Scott was a painter and paperhanger and had lived in Kansas City about 20 years. He had been in failing health the past several months.

A son of Aubrey F. Scott, Route 4, and the late Edith Rogers Scott. Theodore Roosevelt Scott was born in St. Joe, Mo., March 21, 1905. He was reared in Atchison and attended the public schools here. His parents moved here from St. Joe in 1910.

Mr. Scott learned the painting and paperhanging trade under his father and worked with him a number of years.

He was a member of the Christian Church.

He leaves his father; two daughters, Mrs. Edwin J. (Donna) Bosshammer, Jr., 1145 Kearney, and Mrs. Francis (Barbara) Cormode, Jr., Lancaster; a son, Robert G. Scott of Piper; a sister, Mrs. Walter (June) Hays, Route 4; a brother, Harry Scott, assistant chief of the Atchison fire department, and three grandchildren.

His father Aubrey F. Scott, resides with Mrs. Hays.

Funeral services will be Saturday at 2p.m. at the Stanton Chapel with the Rev. Harold Roberts officiating. Burial will be at the Lancaster Cemetery.

William H. Harrison, William A. Harrison, Chester Dickerson, Walter

Hays, John Garside and Harold Waldron will be pallbearers.

The family will receive friends a t the Stanton Chapel for 7 to 9 p.m. Friday.

Contributed by:

Ruth Brewster, 10816 W. 72 Terr., Shawnee, KS 66203,

SCOTT, Albert D. Obituary

Atchison Globe 23 July 1981

Albert D. Scott, 74, 837 Kansas Avenue, died this morning at the St. Joseph Hospital in St. Joe.

Funeral services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Stanton Chapel, Rev. John Muncy, pastor of the First Christian Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Vernon Cemetery. Friends may call at the Stanton Mortuary any time prior to the service. Memorial are suggested to the American Heart Association.

Mr. Scott was born Feb. 7. 1907, at Atchison. He was the son of Lewis and Nellie Curtis Scott. He attended Atchison schools, St. Benedictine College, and graduated from Kansas State University, Manhattan, with a degree in civil engineering.

Mr. Scott worked for the federal government as an engineer in road construction for a number of years. He also worked as an electrician for 34 years before retiring in 1974. He was member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers No. 545 in St. Joe.

He married Florence Irwin on August 14, 1937.

He was a member of the First Christian Church of Atchison and a member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge No. 315 in St. Joe.

Survivors include his wife, Florence, of the home and one brother David William, Yakima, Wash.

Contributed by:

Ruth Brewster, 10816 W. 72 Terr., Shawnee, KS 66203,

SCOTT, Mrs. David W. (Fleda May) nee Dowse

Atchison Globe - Fri., Oct.5, 1973

Mrs. Fleda May Scott, 84, Route 1, died this morning at the Atchison Hospital. She had been ill since December.

Mass of Resurrection will be held at 10 a.m., Monday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church with the Rev. Roderic Giller officiating. Burial will be in Sumner Cemetery.

The rosary will be recited Sunday at 7:30 p.m. at the Harouff-Arensberg Chapel. Members of the family will be at the mortuary from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday when friends may call.

Born Nov. 29, 1888, in Phillips County, Mrs. Scott was a daughter of George and Catherine Moughler Dowse. She came to Atchison with her parents in a covered wagon in 1897.

She attended Franklin and Harmony Garden schools and was married to DAVID W. SCOTT, Jan. 21, 1905. Her home has been south of Atchison since that time.

Mrs. Scott walked long distances to help those that were ill in her community, enjoyed taking her grandchildren to school and keeping up with school activities, and liked to do carpentry work at the home.

During later years she turned to baking and sewing to keep her occupied. She made a tape recording of incidents, which happened, during her trip to Atchison in a covered wagon. The recording is in the library at the Emporia State Teacher's College.

Mr. Scott died August 19, 1941. Surviving are a son, Faun Scott, Route 1; two daughters, Mrs. Charlotte Doherty, Atchison, and Mrs. Irwin (Erma) Dempsey, Route 1; 17 grandchildren and eight great grand children.

A son, two brothers and sister preceded her in death. A grandson, Larry Scott, was killed in action during the Korean War.

Contributed by:

Ruth Brewster, 10816 W. 72 Terr., Shawnee, KS 66203,

SEIP, Charles N. Obituary

Atchison Daily Globe Jan. 12, 1916


Charles N. Seip, age 66 years, dropped dead at his home, 617 North Third Street, at nine o'clock yesterday evening, following his return from the men's banquet at the Presbyterian Church. Death was most sudden and came without warning. Heart disease was the cause.

For more than 55 years Charley Seip had lived in Atchison. He was joint agent of the express companies here many years, but at the time of his death he was revising clerk in the Missouri Pacific freight office. He had been in the employ of the Missouri Pacific or more than twenty years.

As a boy of about ten years of age, Mr. Seip came to Atchison in 1859 from Sterling, Ill., where he spent most of his earlier boyhood. He was born in Reading, Pa., October 22, 1849.

At the Presbyterian banquet last night, Mr. Seip seemed in unusually fine spirits, and seemed to thoroughly enjoy the occasion. However, on the was home with his son, Charlie Seip, Jr., he had to stop two or three times to regain his breath, and it was not more than ten minutes after he entered the house before he was dead. He had just taken off his overcoat and was reaching for a light switch to turn on some upstairs lights when he fell back on the floor, and died without speaking a word. Dr. Charles Johnson was called, and believes Mr. Seip was dead when he struck the floor. About four years ago he had a light stroke of paralysis, but entirely recovered.

Charley Seip was a genial, kindly man, a good citizen, and made many friends. He will be greatly missed from the Missouri Pacific offices, and employees of the offices there will act as pallbearers.

Mr. Seip was a member of the Modern Woodsmen. He will also be remembered as being very fond of fishing, and was accustomed to make regular trips to the Missouri lakes.

Mr. and Mrs. Seip had been married for 44 years, and besides the widow, the following children survive: Mrs. A. I. Hurd and Charles Seip, Jr., of Atchison, and Perry W. Seip of Wichita.

The parents of Charley Seip were Mr. and Mrs. Tom Seip, and for many years after coming here in 1859, they lived on Park Street. Owen Seip, the veteran Atchison contractor, is a cousin of the deceased.

Funeral services will be held from the Presbyterian Church at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon, the Rev. W. C.Isett officiating. Burial will be in Mount Vernon Cemetery. The pallbearers will be J. G. Weir, W.A. Peck, R. Martin, William Gildehaus, C.C. Ham, and J.A. Coppins.

SMART, Mrs. Douglas (Mary Hazel) nee Hilligoss Obituary

Atchison Daily Globe - March 1991

Mary Hazel Smart, 89, Rushville, died Friday, March 29, 1991, at the home of her daughter in Rushville.

Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Oak Hill Cemetery, Atchison. The Rev. Stephen Lucas, pastor of Carol Baptist Church will officiate.

There will be no visitation held. Sawin-Dyer Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Memorials are suggested to the Carol Baptist Church.

Mrs. Smart was born January 12, 1902, in Atchison, the daughter of Edward and Ida May Beauchamp Hilligoss.

She was married to Douglas Allen Smart in 1929. He preceded her in death in 1958. She was also preceded in death by three children, a brother and a sister.

Survivors include three sons, Bob Smart, Boonville, Mo., Doug Smart, Atchison, and three daughters, Pat Turner, Atchison, Mary Moore and Sarah Witte, Rushville, 29 grandchildren, 49 great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.

Note: She had been married to John Seyler and George "Dutch" Transue.

Joseph Straub, 91, who came to america from his native Germany in 1887, died shortly before 6 o'clock this morning at his home, 1017 South Fourth Street. He had been bedfast since January 1947. A former resident of the Cummings community, Mr. Straub had farmed in three midwestern states and homesteaded in Cheyenne county.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Stanton & Stanton chapel. The Rev. Edward Hauer will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Vernon cemetery.

Mr. Straub and his wife, who died June 17, 1946, of injuries suffered in a motor car accident, had celebrations on their 50th and 60th wedding anniverseries.

The Straubs were married in Germany Feb. 28 1881. She was Salome Hildebrand.

A son of Anton and Mary Model Straub, Joseph Straub was born Feb. 10, 1857 at Doggernin, Germany. As a young man he served three years in the German army.

In 1887 Mr Straub sailed for America in company with his brother-in-law, Thomas Hildebrand. Mrs. Straub and their three children followed the next year and arrived in Fairbury, NE, March 12 1888.

The Straubs lived on farms near Fairbury and Culbertson, NE, on their homestead in Kansas, at Norborne, MO. And in 1903 settled in Atchison County near Cummings. They moved to Topeka in 1918 and to Atchison in 1924, living in the same house since.

Mr. Straub was a communicant of Trinity Lutheran Church. He was an industrious and thrifty man who lived long and usefully. He was devoid of selfishness and his own problems and cares were resolved by what he considered the greater needs of others.

Surviving are six children, Mrs. Martha Long, Valley Falls; Mrs. Mary Link, De Witt, MO; Mrs Tena Loveless, Atlanta, GA; Mrs. Freda Price, Atchison; Anton Straub of the home and Joseph Straub, Cummings: 19 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.


After an illness of four years, Joseph A. Schneider, 60, died Sunday at his home southeast of Nortonville.

Funeral services were held at St. Joseph's church in Nortonville at 9 a.m. Tuesday, the Re. Leo Herken celebrating the requiem mass. Burial was in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were Martin Wigand, Pete Weber, Felix Corpstein, Herman Schrick, and Homer Weishaar. The rosary was recited at the Warren funeral home in Nortonville at 8:30 Monday evening.

Born May 18, 1892, at Nortonville, he lived his entire life in that community. On Feb. 10, 1916 he married Miss Ida Noll of the Corpus Christi church there. They started housekeeping on the farm of the late Tom Bates southeast of Nortonville, and after two years he and Mr. Bates entered into a partnership. After mr> Bates' deathin 1938 the partnership was continued with Mrs. Grace Bates until 1945 when Mr. Schneider became owner of the farm.

He was a loving husband and father and a successful farmer. Honesty was always his policy.

Survivors include his wife and a duaghter, Miss Arlene Schneider, of the home, a daughter, Mrs. Bernard (Iris) Wilburn; two sons, Celestine J and Melburn R. schneider, all of Nortonville; 13 grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Lena Erpelding, Mrs. George Regan, both of Atchison, and Mrs. Leo Schmidling, Leavenworth; two brothers, Henry, Nortonville, and William, Topeka. A brother, Charles Schneider, preceded him in death 11 months ago.

SOURCE: Muscotah Record, Muscotah, Atchison County, Kansas, Friday March 26, 1899 Front Page


Mrs. C.D. Sheets died at her home south east of Muscotah, March 16, 1899. She was born in Ohio in 1843. The husband and five children survive her. Mrs. Sheets joined the M.E. church at the age of twenty-one years, and was a faithful and consistent member at the time of her decease. Her departure was peaceful and triumphant. Near the last, as loved ones were gathered about her, she requested them to sing: "Oh happy day that fixed my choice on Thee my Saviour and my God". Her dying testimony was "I am still trusting in my Saviour". Her funeral was preached by her pastor, Rev. R.S. Floley, in Muscotah, March 18, 1899.

Schmeling, August Mangelsdorf Obituary

Atchison Daily Globe 21 Mar 1995

August "Gus" M. Schmeling, 75, The Villages, Howell Township, New Jersey., formerly of Atchison, died Thursday, March 9, 1995 at Jersey Shore Medical Center, Neptune, N.J.

C.H.T. Clayton & Son Funeral Home, Adelphia, N.J. was in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Schmeling was a retired electronics engineer.

He was born in Atchison and lived in Holmdel, N.J., before moving to The Villages in 1986.

Mr. Schmeling was a member of First United Methodist Church of Farmingdale, N.J.

Survivors include his wife, Vivian Pruden Schmeling of the home; a son, the Rev. Raymond Schmeling, Howell, N.J.; two sisters, Mary Capp of Michigan City, Ind., and Christine Paterson, Madison, N.J., and two grandchildren.

Schmeling, Carl Ernest Obituary

Atchison Daily Globe 25 Feb. 1931

Carl Ernest Schmeling, 26, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Schmeling, died at noon today at the home of his parents at 603 North Eleventh Street. His death was caused by a blood clot, which formed on the brain. Carl Schmeling was born in Atchison at 1139 Laramie Street, July 22, 1905.

For several years he was employed at Blish, Mize & Sulliman Hardware Co. For four years he was state weight master, but was obliged to resign that position because of poor health. For a year he was employed by the Steinite Radio Co. at Fort Wayne, Indiana, but because of ill health was obliged to return home.

Though he was not robust since childhood he was always cheerful and exceedingly patient in his suffering. He was graduated from the Atchison High School in 1924.

He is survived by his parents and by six brothers and sisters. His brother, Albert Schmeling, Jr., lives at 211 East Riley Street. Mrs. Herbert (Marie) Halstenberg, his sister lives at St. Louis. Irene, Ernestine, Margaret and Herman, brother and sisters, live at home. His grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Dahlke, also survive. They live at 603 North Eleventh Street.

Carl Schmeling was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. Funeral arrangements have not been made. Stantons are in charge.

Schmeling, Mrs. Robert (Lena nee Kurtz) Obituary

Atchison Daily Globe Tuesday, 22 Sept. 1945

Mrs. Lena Kurtz Schmeling, 78, widow of the late Robert Schmeling of Atchison, died at 2:45 o'clock Monday afternoon at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Lincoln Neb., where she had been a patient the past two years.

Funeral service will be held at the Sawin & Douglas Chapel Wednesday afternoon at 2 O'clock, the Rev. Edward Hauer, pastor of the Trinity Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Vernon Cemetery. The body is expected to arrive in Atchison at 8:30 o'clock this evening, and will be taken to the Sawin & Douglas Mortuary, where it will remain until the hour of the services.

Mrs. Schmeling was a native of Atchison, the daughter of Paul Kurtz, early Atchison butcher, and resided here until she was taken to the hospital at Lincoln because of failing health.

She was married late in life to Mr. Robert Schmeling, who was a bachelor farmer near Mankota, Kansas where they went to housekeeping after a few years on the farm they retired because of Mr. Schmeling health and moved to 824 Mound until his death about 12 years ago. Mr. Schmeling was not related to prominent Atchison Schmeling families

Schmeling, Robert E. Obituary

Atchison Daily Globe Monday,18 April 1932

Robert Edwin Schmeling, 78, retired farmer, died at 1:35 o'clock this morning at his home, 829 Mound Street. Mr. Schmeling had been in failing health for several years, but his condition did not become critical until a few hours before his death. He was able to be up and around his home yesterday.

Funeral services will probably be held Wednesday afternoon, the time and place to be announced later. The body was removed this afternoon from Sawin & Douglas Parlors to the residence, where it will remain until the time of the funeral.

Born in Germany January 16, 1854, Mr. Schmeling came to this country when a boy. He was 14 years of age when he arrived in Atchison from Wisconsin with his brother, Will Schmeling, an early-day cabinetmaker in Atchison. Will Schmeling worked for the Nickerson Furniture Company here for a number of years. He died in Superior, Neb. two years ago.

Robert Schmeling's first work in Atchison was as a houseboy for the McDaniel's Livery Stable, which later was known as Jesse Crall's Livery Stable. Later he went to work in Atchison County for a farmer by the name of Finnigan. When he became of age he joined a company of 104 men that were making an expedition to the Black Hills in South Dakota. On this expedition the news of Custer's massacre by Indians was learned and the company aided the scouts in relaying the news.

The next two years Mr. Schmeling spent in traveling and visited countries all over the world. He returned to America and went to Arizona. He suffered a serious illness while residing in Arizona and had to leave that state for his health. He returned to Kansas and began farming in Jewell County near Mankato. He lived there until 1918 when he retired and moved to Atchison, residing here since.

He was married to Miss Lena Kurtz, who survives, in Atchison in 1906. Besides Mrs. Schmeling, a sister, Mrs. Theresa Jacobs, of Atchison, and two brothers, Frank and August Schmeling, of Superior, Neb., survive. Another sister, living in Des Moines, Ia., also survives. The late Mrs. Julius Kaaz, Sr. of Atchison was also a sister of Mr. Schmeling.

Atchison Daily Globe Tuesday, 19 April 1932

Funeral services for the late Robert E. Schmeling will be held tomorrow (Wednesday) afternoon. There will be a short service at the Schmeling residence, 829 Mound Street, at 2 o'clock followed by services at the Sawin & Douglas Chapel at 2:30 o'clock. The Rev. W. E. Wheeler, pastor of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Fred Fiss, August Mangelsdorf, Jr., Will Schmeling, Charles Weinmann, Ben Huey and William Matthias.

Schroeder, Carl Obituary

Atchison Daily Globe 31 Dec. 1889

Carl Schroeder, age 81, died of pneumonia today, at the residence of Mrs. Loeprick, 1024 Oak Street. Funeral on Thursday, at 2 p.m., from the German Lutheran Church.

Schuri, Fritz A. Obituary

Atchison Daily Globe 13 June 1951

Fritz A. Schuri, 53, salesman for Blish, Mize & Sulliman Hardware Co., died there at 8 o'clock last night in an ambulance while enroute to a hospital. He had suffered a heart attack earlier in the evening at the home of a friend. The death of Mr. Schuri occurred on the 35th anniversary of his employment by the wholesale firm. He was a World War I veteran.

Mr. Schuri had not been previously ill.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Atchison. The Rev. Vance Baird will be in charge. Burial will be in Mt. Vernon Cemetery. The body is being brought here by Stanton & Stanton Mortuary.

A son of Ernest Schuri, bricklayer and contractor, and Amelia Schmeling Schuri, Fritz A. Schuri was born in Atchison Nov. 25, 1898. The family home was on the southeast corner of Tenth and Kearney Streets. His mother died when he was six months old and he was reared by his aunt, Miss Amelia Schuri.

After graduating from the Atchison High School, fritz Schuri took a position with Blish, Mize & Sulliman June 12, 1916. He entered the army during World War I and after the war returned to his job here. In 1922 he was appointed sales representative of the hardware firm at Wichita.

He was unmarried. A sister, Miss Florence Schuri, preceded him in death. Surviving are two uncles, Al Schmeling, Sr. and Will Schmeling, both of Atchison. Other relatives live here

Mr. Schuri was a lifelong member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church.

Schuri, Gotleib Obituary

Atchison Daily Globe 11 Aug. 1887

Gotleib Schuri, the expressman, who had his left thigh broken about three weeks ago by a Missouri Pacific switch engine, died at 5:30 o'clock this morning. Dr. Bogle, who was attending him, reports that his condition had improved constantly since the accident, and that only yesterday he had refused him permission to get up out of bed, fearing that he might again break the thigh, as the time since the accident was not sufficient for the limb to regain sufficient strength to hold up the body. He was also in good spirits, and his pulse was in a very healthy condition. At 5 o'clock this morning, however, when a member of the family arose to give him a capsule, he could not awaken him. Thinking the circumstance strange, they sent for Dr. Bogle, but before he arrived he was dead. He had been in no pain for two weeks, and his physician is at loss to know the cause of his death, unless it was that he was overtaxed by the heat yesterday, and suffered a collapse. He was 58 years of age, and the father of Fred Schuri, who died several years ago.

Schuri, Florence, Miss Obituary

Atchison Daily Globe 29 Oct. 1942

Miss Florence Schuri, 45, who was an employee in the office of the Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. here many years, died last night at St. Francis Hospital in Wichita, where she had been a patient since July. She entered the hospital for treatment of a throat ailment.

The body will be brought to Atchison. Funeral arrangements are pending. Stanton & Stanton are in charge.

A daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Schuri, both of whom are now dead. Miss Schuri was born in Atchison and was educated in Atchison schools. The family home was at 620 North 10th Street.

After graduating from Atchison Business College Miss Schuri took a position in the office of the Telephone Company, and continued in its employ until becoming ill. She spent all her life in Atchison with the exception of a year and a half that she made her home with her brother

F. A. Schuri, in Wichita. She was born January 15, 1897.

Miss Schuri had a pleasing personality and was beloved by all who knew her. She was very capable and efficient in her work.

Scott, Faun D. Obituary

Atchison Daily Globe 18 July 2000

Faun Douglas Scott, 64, Atchison, died Friday, July 14, 2000, at his home.

Services will be a 2 p.m. at Becker-Dyer- Stanton Funeral Home with the Rev. Dave Culver, pastor of the First Christian Church, officiating. Burial will be in Sumner Cemetery. Visitation will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Scott had worked at Rockwell International in Atchison, retiring in the early 1990s as a foreman in the cleaning department.

He was born Dec. 11, 1935, in Atchison, the son of Faun T. and Nina Roberts Scott. He attended Atchison public schools and graduated in 1953 from Atchison High School.

He married Shirley Conard in 1955. They were later divorced. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother; Larry "Pete" Scott; and a sister; Cindy Kuykendall.

Survivors include six sons, Don Kelley, Tacoma, Washington, Carl Douglas Scott, Houston, Texas, Michael Warren Scott, Kenneth Wayne Scott and Kevin James Scott, Atchison, and Richard Eugene Scott, Kansas City, Kan.; seven brothers, William David Scott, Topeka, Tom Scott, Mexico, N. Y. Ray Keith Scott and Bruce Scott, Atchison, Tim Scott, Jacksonville, Fla., Jody Scott, Lancaster, and Brad Scott, St. Joseph; four sisters, Sue Seetin, Linda Feek and Juliene Wilson, Atchison, and April Rollinson, Lansing, and eight grandchildren.

Scott, Mrs. Faun D. (Shirley nee Conrad) Obituary

Atchison Daily Globe 9 April 1999

Shirley I. Scott, 61, of Atchison, died Wednesday, April 7, 1999, at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 10, 1999, at 2 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church. Jerry Bisping, Director of evangelism, officiating. Cremation will follow the services and burial of cremains will be at the Graceland Cemetery in Weston, Missouri. Visitation will be held Friday from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Shirley Scott Memorial Fund.

Shirley Scott was born on September 10, 1937, in Weston, Missouri, the daughter of Joseph and Vivian Graves Conard. She attended Weston schools and graduated from Weston High School. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Atchison.

Mrs. Scott is survived by six sons,

Donald J. Kelley of Tacoma, Washington;

Carl D. Scott of Houston, Texas,

Michael W. Scott of Kansas City, Mo.,

Kenneth W. Scott of Atchison, Kansas;

Richard E. Scott of Kansas City, Kansas;

Kevin J. Scott of Atchison, Kansas;

her father Joseph Conard of Rushville, Missouri;

two brother Keith Conard of Rushville, Missouri, and

Gary Conard of Dixon, Missouri;

three sisters, Glenda Martin of Atchison; Sandra Conard of Rushville, Missouri; and Brenda Rush of Bendena, Kansas; and nine grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother, Vivian Conard, one brother, Joseph Conard and one sister, Alice Drake.

Atchison Daily Globe

Tuesday, July 1, 1924

John Scheibe Passes Away

One of Atchison's Oldest Citizens Died Last Night: 97 Years Old.

John Scheibe, one of Atchison's oldest and most respected citizens, and a resident of this community for almost sixty years, died last night, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. J. H. Thaden, 1040 Kearney Street.

Mr. Scheibe was 97 years of age at his death. He was the last of the seven charter members of the Trinity Lutheran Church, of Atchison, to pass away and one of its most faithful communicants since the organization of the church in 1867. He was a kindly gentleman, a good citizen, and he lived a most useful life.

John Scheibe was born in Sachsaltenburg Province, Germany, December 20, 1826. He came to America in 1861, and was married that same year in Blue Island, Illinois to Miss Elizabeth Zimmerman. She passed away here about fifty years ago.

As a young man, Mr. Scheibe was a stone mason by trade, but during his residence in Atchison he was a gardener.

Mr. Scheibe lived at 1117 Laramie Street until 22 years ago, when he went to Chicago, where he remained for only a few years, returning to Atchison to live with his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Thaden.

Mr. Scheibe was in splendid health until last winter, when he contracted influenza, from which he did not entirely recover. However, from early in January, this year, until about a week ago, he was able to be up and about the Thaden home the greater part of the time. The last week of his life he was bedfast. He quietly passed away last night at ten o'clock.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Thaden and Miss Mary E. Scheibe, of Parsons; two sons, Gus Scheibe, of Topeka and the Rev. C. E. Scheibe, a Lutheran pastor at Clinton, La; nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

The body will remain at the Thaden home until the funeral services Wednesday afternoon.

A short service will be held at the Thaden home at 2:15 Wednesday afternoon, followed by a service at the Trinity Lutheran Church at 2:30. Interment will be in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery. The Rev. F. W. C. Jesse , pastor of Trinity Church, will conduct the services.

Pall bearers will be Herman Dahlke, Frank Yockey, Louis Schaefer, Gus Couvery, Henry Braun and Charley Weinmann.

Atchison Globe, Tuesday, March 26, 1946

Adolph Gustav Scheibe Dies After Long Illness

Adolph Gustav Scheibe, 73, died at 5:30 o'clock Monday evening at his home in Effingham. He has been in ill health since last June 12th.

Mr Scheibe was born in Atchison, November 24, 1872, the son of Elizabeth and John Scheibe. He attended the public schools here until he stared to work at the age of 14. He became a paperhanger and painter, a trade he followed all his life. At the age of 70 he redecorated the Community Church in Effingham.

September 21, 1898, he married Miss Mattie Shell at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Shell. The couple lived in Atchison until 1919 when they moved to Effingham.

Mr. Scheibe was a member of the Christian Church.

He is survived be his wife, one son, John Scheibe of Denver, Colo., and two grandsons, also of Denver. Mrs. Jay Dyer of Atchison is a niece. Four children preceded him in death.

Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Community Church in Effingham with interment in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery here. The body will be taken to the Scheibe home Wednesday morning. Sawin and Douglass is in charge.

Atchison Globe

Wednesday, November 11, 1931

William SCHESSLER Dies

William Schessler, 47, former resident of Netawaka, died at 6:20 o'clock this morning at the home of his father-in-law, L. J. Schaefer, 920 Mound Street. Mr. Schessler had been in ill health for several years and his condition had grown steadily worse following a stroke of paralysis suffered November 4, 1930.

Funeral services will be held at the Schaefer residence at 11:30 o'clock Friday morning with the Rev. F. W. C. Jesse officiating and at the Netawaka Lutheran Church at 2:30 o'clock Friday afternoon. The Rev. Otto C. Mueller will officiate and burial will be in the Netawaka Cemetery. Mr. Schessler had been a member of the church at Netawaka since he was 21 years old. Sawin & Douglass are in charge.

Frederick William Schessler was born November 8, 1884, near Netawaka and lived there until a year a ago when he moved with his family to Atchison. He was a son of the late William and Augusta Schessler, pioneers of Nemaha County.

He married Miss Alma Schaefer of Atchison February 6, 1916. Mrs. Schessler survives as does one daughter, Miss LaVerne Schessler, Atchison; one brother, Albert Schessler, Monument, Kas.; and two sisters, Mrs. Lizzie Sporleder, Davenport, Okla.; and Mrs. Edith Baker, Netawaka.

Mr Schessler was highly respected in the Netawaka community where he worked as a carpenter. During his long illness he was a patient sufferer.

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