William Schlichenmayer -- 1973
William Emanuel Schlichenmayer was born at Yale Oct.
2,1901, the son of Jacob Gerald and Christine Schlichenmayer. He
was baptized and confirmed in the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Bethune.
He was married to Martha Stutz March 7 1926, at the Hope
United Church of Christ. They lived on a farm northwest of Burlington until
1950 when they moved into Burlington where they resided until his death
Dec. 11 at the Kit Carson County Memorial Hospital, the result of a heart
Bill leaves to mourn his passing his wife Martha;
two sons, Roland and Raymond and their wives LuAnn and Joyce of Denver;
six grandchildren, Sheri, Valerie, Sheila, Randell, Shelly and Shauna.
Other survivors include five brothers: Reinhardt, John, Sechart, Tefield
and Harold of Burlington; three sisters: Bertha Crites of Burlington,
Alvina Stutz of Denver and Laona Henry of Elizabeth and a cousin who grew
up in the home of his parents, Madelyn Danills of Goodland.
Preceding him in death were his parents; two brothers,
Garfield and Jake and one sister, Emma Anderson.
Funeral services for William Schlichenmayer were held Dec.
14 at the Hope United Church of Christ with Rev. Ruben Isaak officiating.
Song selections, "Onward Christian Soldiers" and "I Won't
Have To Cross Jordan Alone," were sung by the men's choir accompanied at
the organ by Dolores Dobler.
Casket bearers were Lee Schlichenmayer, James Stutz, Lawrence
Gramm, Art Gramm, Ralph Stahlecker and John Dobler. Honorary casket
bearers were Wm. McKinley, Don Gray, John Wahl, Wes Holmes, Henry
Hoskin and Kenneth Bishop.
Interment was made in Fairview Cemetery, Burlington.