June 2020

Terry Deakins

December 7, 1954 ~ June 24, 2020

Terry Ivan Deakins was born in Terrehaute, Indiana on December 7, 1954 to Doris (Ringer) and Charley Deakins.  He passed away peacefully in his home, June 24, 2020.

He grew up around the Andover and Wichita area with his mother and siblings.  Terry later became a plumber pipe fitter and long haul truck driver.  He had a love for traveling, movies, coffee shops and going out to eat.  He loved his family and friends and would do anything for them.

Marian Williams

Lois Marian Williams was born on March 14, 1927 in Anthony, Kansas to Alfred and Louise Sinclair Prophet.   She was the first grandchild in the Sinclair family, and she was nicknamed “Tiny” by her beloved grandparents.  Later a brother, Carl, and sister, Reba joined the family.

Marian was destined to live an adventurous life, as travelling was to feature prominently in her life.  The Prophets moved frequently, due to her father’s job, and although they lived in many places Caldwell, KS  was always the hometown they returned to.

Vernie Lebeda

August 15, 1930 ~ June 13, 2020

Vernie came into this world on August 15, 1930 on a farm east of Renfrow, OK and left this world for a better place on June 13, 2020.  He had been in the loving care of The Commons Health Center in Enid, OK. 

He was the fifth child of Joseph and Mary (Maly) Lebeda's nine children. He also had three half siblings.  He was the last surviving sibling.

Susan Dvorak

March 3, 1964 ~ June 11, 2020

Susan Schmidt Dvorak, a loving mother, wife, daughter, sister, and friend to so many passed away on June 11th, 2020. She bravely fought a number of health issues over the past four years, and has found peace at the age of 56.

Susan was preceded in death by her grandparents Lawrence and Anna Schmidt, Margaret and Jack O’Meara, and Joe Boucher.