November 2020

Gary Jones

Gary Alan Jones “Jonesy” was born February 24, 1944 in Wichita, Kansas to Sam and Rosalie (Brown) Jones.

Gary attended East High School  in Wichita and graduated in 1964. In 1963-1964 he worked for the Ross’ who owned the Pump House.  He restored many gas pumps, one of which is still in the back of the bar. Gary served in the Army from August 1964 to 1971.  Following his discharge from the Army, he worked almost 30 years in the aircraft industry.

Irene Metzinger

On October 21, 1915, Leo and Catherine (Hoffman) Gerber of Fowler, Kansas were blessed with the birth of their third child, Irene Marie. Eventually there were twelve Gerber children.

Irene attended grade and high school in Fowler graduating in 1934, later attending the American Business College in Wichita. After graduating from business college, Irene worked in Wichita. This was during the Great Depression. Her family moved to Danville, Kansas in the late thirties.

Lula Cowell

Lula Bell Cowell, 86, of Caldwell, Kansas passed away on Thursday afternoon, November 12, 2020.

She was born the daughter of Mead and Opal Kustanborter on September 12, 1934 in Delaware County, Oklahoma.

Lula married Charles A. Cowell on November 28, 1954. To this union was born Randy A. Cowell and Pamela J. (Cowell) Friend.

Lula was a devoted wife and mother. She enjoyed bowling and won several trophies. She taught Sunday School and was a Christian who raised her children in the faith.

Tina J. Reza-Sproul

Tina Joy Reza-Sproul passed away on Tuesday November 10th, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Tina was born July 17th, 1950 in Missoula, Montana to Norma (Cooper) and Robert Hamilton. Tina grew up in Deer Lodge, Montana with her two younger sisters, Roxanna and Noreen and a half-brother named Jerod.  After graduating high school in 1968, Tina married  Keith M. Mitchell and had her son Michael S. Mitchell in 1969 then later, her daughter Cynthia D. Mitchell in 1973.  Later Tina remarried Mark S. Reza and moved to Texas where she completed her family with a daughter Rebecca M.

Igancio Mortero

Igancio Mortero passed away on November 4, 2020. He was born on October 29, 2020 in Wichita, Kansas to Luis Mortero and San Juana Gonzalez. He is also survived by his twin brother. 

Services are pending at this time and will be announced later.

Memorials may be made to Luis Mortero for medical and travel expenses and sent in care of the mortuary.