Published on Thursday, 02 July 2015 13:22
Betty A. Boone, 80, of Falls City, passed away July 2, 2015 at Lincoln. She was born December 2, 1934 at Platte City, MO to the late Bud and Mary Katherine (Crobarger) Stubbs.
Betty was raised in the Platte City area and graduated high school at Dearborn, MO in 1952, winning a state basketball championship her senior year. Following graduation she helped on the family farm. When married the couple established their home in Payola, KS, then the family moved to Kansas City and then to Globe, AZ, and to Falls City in 1990 and she has lived here since. She was a homemaker her entire life and liked to roller skate, quilt and garden.
On December 31, 1954 she married Robert O. Boone at Platte City, MO.
Betty is survived by her husband, Bob of Falls City, daughter, Bobbie Pickard and her husband Michael of Falls City, brother, Bob Stubbs and his wife Elizabeth of Payola, KS, grandson, Michael Selleck and his wife Melanie of Mound City, , great-grandchildren, Kaite and Morgann Selleck. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Howard, J.C and Harold and a sister, Georgie Lee.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 6, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Dorr and Clark Funeral Home with Daniel Farley officiating. Interment will be in Steele Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Sunday from 4-5:00 PM at Dorr and Clark Funeral Home.
Published on Friday, 26 June 2015 11:39
Larry Eugene Brazau, 69, of Wichita, passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 in Clearwater, KS. He was born in Falls City on May 8,1946, the first son and second child to William Rudolph and Helen Marie (Bauman) Brazau.
He graduated from Falls City High School in 1965 and immediately joined the U.S. Navy. Larry wed Susanne Constantine on July 10, 1966 after a long-distance relationship. He and Susanne lived in Milton, FL before moving back to Falls City in 1969.
Larry worked for Fleskoski’s Food Basket while in high school, as well as after his return, and also worked for the City of Falls City until re-enlisting in the Navy in 1974 and moving to Glenview, IL. He was an aviation storekeeper until his discharge in 1977, when he and his family moved back to Nebraska. Larry was a “jack-of-all-trades,” holding jobs as a maintenance man, carpenter, electrician, appliance repairman and as a substitute minister.
His biggest passions were serving the Lord, his family and fishing. Larry knew the Bible from cover-to-cover and wasn’t afraid to share scripture. He served as both a deacon and an elder. His love for his wife, children and grandchildren ran very deep. Some of his fondest memories were of fishing with his wife, children and grandchildren.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents; step-mother, Treva; sister, Vikki Jean Brazau; half-brothers, Joseph William Brazau and David Darryl Wistuba; and step-sister, Betty Jean Stewart.
He is survived by his wife, Susanne, of Wichita, KS; sons, William John Sr. (Debra), of LaVista, and Ronald Eugene (Angela), of Plattsmouth; daughter, Catherine Susanne (Michael) Weddle, of Peck, KS; grandchildren, Anthony Eugene Sutherland, William John Jr. and Ryan Martin Brazau, and Victoria Lynn Weddle; step-grandchildren, Josh Martin, Terryn Martin, Chloe Budd and Tristan Freeburg; half-sister, Judith Alene Wistuba, of Trimble, MO; half-brother, Donald Dean Wistuba, of Topeka, KS; step-brother, Glenn LeRoy (Judy) Murphy, of Falls City; and many nephews, nieces, and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 29, 2015 at Dorr and Clark Funeral Home. Interment will be in Steele Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service at the funeral home.