November 2015

Glenn E. Teel

Date of Birth  November 19, 1932
Date of Death  November 19, 2015

          Glenn Edward Teel was born Nov. 19, 1923 in Caldwell, KS to Glenn Albert and Ethel Barbara (Werneke) Teel.  He graduated from Caldwell High School in the Class of 1941.

            While in his first year of college, Glenn was inducted into the U.S. Naval Service.  He served in World War II from May 9, 1942 to Oct. 4, 1945 being Honorably Discharged as a Yeoman Second Class.

Almeta Fortmeyer

Date of Birth  April 16, 1930
Date of Death  November 11, 2015

Almeta May Herridge Huntley-Fortmeyer passed away November 11, 2015 at the age of 85 years, 6 months and 26 days.

Almeta May Herridge was the beautiful daughter and seventh born of eight children on April 16, 1930 to James Walter Herridge and Eva Lydia Huston Herridge of Bluff City, Kansas.

Rosalee Shoffner

Date of Birth  October 1, 1932
Date of Death  November 7, 2015

Rosalee Ruth McCoy was born October 1, 1932 at Wellington Kansas.  She was the second child born to Fred J.  and Olive (Babcock) McCoy.    Rosalee grew up in Wellington with her siblings, Mary Marcelyn, Fred Elwyn and Kenneth Edwin.  She attended Wellington High School graduating with the Class of 1950.   

Robert "Bob" Benke

Date of Birth  May 11, 1966
Date of Death  October 25, 2015

Robert (Bob) Benke, a loving husband, dad, brother and friend, has passed away in a tragic death on Oct. 25th, 2015 in Alcoa, Tennessee at the age of 49. Bob was 1 of 4 children born to Sharon (Dempsey) Benke and Stephen Benke on May 11, 1966 in Blend, New Mexico.

Fifteen years ago Bob decided to move to Tennessee even though he always considered Caldwell his home. Eleven years ago he met Kim and 6 years ago they married.

Lois Powell

Date of Birth  March 5, 1927
Date of Death  September 23, 2015

Lois Evelyn Powell, 88, of Medford, OK passed away Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at the Bass Integris Hospital in Enid, Oklahoma.  She was born March 5, 1927 on the family farm in Grant County OK near Renfrow, the only child of Jim and Etta Falkenberg.

Lois attended grade school in rural Grant County and graduated from Deer Creek High School in 1945.   She received a teaching certificate from Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Alva, Oklahoma and taught at Springdale School.

Alice Johnson

Date of Birth  March 15, 1934
Date of Death  September 19, 2015

Alice Mae Johnson, the daughter of Leota Johnson, was born March 15, 1934 at Sabetha, Kansas.  She passed away September 19, 2015 at her residence in Caldwell, Kansas.  She was 81 years old.