Benjamin and Elizabeth (Whited) Hetrick, daughter Edgar and Sarah C. (Hetrick) McKinney, 6 North 51 West
Dennis "Jim" H. Corder, 87, died Friday (Dec. 20, 2002) at the Gove County Medical Center Long Term Facility in Quinter, Kan.
He was born Nov. 20, 1915, to Joseph and Rosa (Hetrick) Corder on a farm in Sheridan County. He was raised in rural Quinter and attended Pleasant Ridge County School. He graduated from Quinter High School in 1934. In the fall of 1934, his family moved to Selden.
On May 12, 1940, he married Laura Belle Hase. They resided in Selden. He was a farmer.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Order of Eastern Star, Masonic Lodge and Shriners.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Laura in 1981; an infant brother; brothers, Elmer "Dick", Elmo "Bill", Jud, Ervin, Lee and Herb; and one sister, Violet Yeleke.
Survivors include one son, Michael and wife, Susan Corder of Evanston, Wyo.; one daughter, Flossy and husband, David Young of Austin, Texas; one sister, Thelma Fowler of Oakley, Kan.; and four grandchildren.
Funeral services were today, 1 p.m., at Pauls Funeral Home in Selden with the Rev. Elin Colglazier officiating.
Interment was in the Selden Cemetery.
" Bessie Corbin married Cecil R. Hetrick (September 28, 1928 - recorded in Logan County-they divorced there in 1932) and he worked at the Glen Ellen dairy in Merino. Their fist son Elwyn was born there and he owns a barber shop in Golden. Delores was born a year and a half later. "I (Bessie) later married again and had four more children. Marie Ehmcke, Harold who spent 20 years in the Air Force, Gary, owner of Gary's Barber Shop on Main St., and Marvin a Director of Welfare Department lives in Burlington, Colorado." "
Rosabelle Smith, 91, of Sterling, died on Tuesday, April 20, 2010, in Sterling. Visitation will be from noon to 7 p.m. Friday, April 23, at Tennant Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 24, at Faith United Methodist Church with Pastor Joyce Detoni-Hill officiating. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery.
She was born on April 15, 1919, in Atwood, to Thomas Hetrick and Hazel (Kendrick) Hetrick.
After graduating high school, she married Arden R. Smith on Aug. 11, 1937, in Sterling. She worked as a homemaker as well as helping her husband on the farm.
Mrs. Smith was active in church and community organizations. She was a member of the Kelly E.U.B. church until its closure, at which time she became a member of the Faith United Methodist Church. Throughout her church years, she was active in the Women’s and Missions Organizations. She spent years teaching Sunday school and working in children’s programs.
She was a member of the Logan County Extension Club, where she was awarded Homemaker of the Year, the Olive Branch Rebekah Lodge, adviser of Theta Rho girls club, and the Logan Lodge.
She enjoyed cooking, baking, sewing, quilting, ceramics, needlework, gardening, and teaching and advising the members of the 4-H Clubs and FHA.
She is survived by her daughters, Marijean Barela and husband Mutt, Margaret Rose Huntley, JoEllen Emarine and husband John, Ardith White and husband Syd, and Barbara Sobott. She has 20 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arden Smith; and her daughter, Dorothy Huffman.