July 2013

Martha Cink

Date of Birth  December 22, 1919
Date of Death  July 26, 2013

Martha Ann Cink was born December 22, 1919, on a farm near Wellington, Kansas, the second of 10 children born to Henry and Lena (Wall) Franks.  She died July 26, 2013 at Derby, Kansas at the age of 93. 

Harold J. Adams


Date of Birth  January 23, 1928
Date of Death  July 14, 2013

Harold Justice Adams was born January 23, 1928 to Walter and Victoria (Means) Adams in Swifton, Arkansas.  Harold was a retired construction worker and full time fisherman, often being found at the Wellington Lake.   

Harold married Shirley Cadek on Jan. 27, 1973 in Wichita, Ks.  They moved to South Haven that year and have made their home there ever since.

Velda Mardis

Date of Birth  December 12, 1927
Date of Death  July 12, 2013

Velda Catherine Myers was born on December 12, 1927 in Bazine, Kansas to Frank and Rose Myers.  She married Earl Williams and to that union three daughters were born, Nikki Lynn, Kathryn Yavonne and Tanya Lee.  Following the passing of Earl; she married Ron Mardis on November 10, 1979.  He had two grown children, Daniel Wayne and Dana Arlene.

Dennis Lile

Date of Birth  November 13, 1952
Date of Death  July 3, 2013

Dennis Woodrow Lile was born November 13, 1952 in Caldwell, Kansas to Woodrow and Ann Mackey Lile.  He was a 1970 graduate of Caldwell High School. 

Dennis was married to Debbie Kern and to this union, one son Jason Christopher was born.  Dennis and his best friend for 22 years, Cynthia Conrady were united in marriage on May 10, 1993.  On December 13, 1997 they were blessed with a son, Hunter Dennis.