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*Contributed by Deborah Hollowbush

Topeka, Shawnee Co., KS. D. March 27, 1896 (Newspaper Unknown).

Hugh T. Standiferd, 88, Route 1, Osage City, Kansas, died Thursday, March 27, 1986, at a Topeka hospital.  Mr. Standiferd lived and farmed in Arvonia Township north of Lebo many years. He was born November 17, 1897, near Arvonia, the son of John and Mary Jane (Griffith) Standiferd.

Mr. Standiferd was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Osage City, Kansas. He was married to Ora Louise Reed on March 6, 1930, at Osage City. She died July 11, 1982.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Marilyn Chase, Topeka; a son, Donald Standiferd, Osage City; a brother, Laurence Standiferd, Route 1, Osage City; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services were at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church in Osage City. Burial was in Arvonia Cemetery. Jones Funeral Home, Lebo, was in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 192, Osage City, 66523.

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*Contributed by Deborah Hollowbush

Topeka, Shawnee Co., KS. D. July 19, 1931 (Unknown Newspaper)

Ida Augusta Standiferd was born in Pekin, Illinois, September 30, 1862 and departed this life July 19, 1931 at Topeka, KansaS.  She was afflicted for the last five years with an incurable disease. With all of her suffering she was patient and hopeful.   She was married on September 4, 1883 to David James Standiferd. He preceded her in death December 29, 1927.  To this union two children were born, Rufus Standiferd of Topeka and Mrs. Ruby Mitchell of Utopia. Both children and four grandchildren are left to mourn her passing. She also leaves one brother, E.C. Umdenstock of Osage City.

In the year of 1882 she graduated from the Kansas State Normal of Emporia and taught school before and after marriage for about ten years.

Now that she is gone she will be greatly missed. Funeral Services were held at the home Wednesday at 2 p.m., conducted by Rev. W.W. Carnine of Lebo. the pall bearers: Frank Fagan, Maurice Newman, Roy Stocker, Will Davis, Arthur Lloyd and Antonette Barnett.  Interment was made in the Arvonia cemetery.

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*Contributed by Deborah Hollowbush

Lebo, Coffey Co., KS. D. Decmember 20, 1980 (Newspaper Unknown)

John Harvey "Bud" Standiferd, 63, passed away December 20, 1980, at his home at Lebo, Kansas. He suffered an apparent heart attack.  He was born May 9, 1917, in the Arvonia community, the son of Elza Griffith Standiferd and Mary (Hankya-should be Hanaka) Standiferd, and spent most of his life in the Lebo community.
Mr. Standiferd was a farmer and stockman and was a member of the United Methodist Church at Lebo.  He was married to Wilma "Jo" Rosine July 2, 1944, at Emporia. She survives.
  Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Dinah "Jean" Davies, Lebo, and Mrs. Nancy Jo Mark, Council Grove; one son, Harvey "Dale" Standiferd, at home; two sisters, Mrs. Leta Holmquist and Mrs. Bernice Jones, both in Lebo; one brother, Hayden Standiferd, Greeley, Colorado; and four grandchildren.

Services were at 2 p.m. December 23 in the United Methodist Church, Lebo. Burial was in Lincoln Cemetery, Lebo. Memorial contributions may be made to a fund to be designated later by relatives and sent in care of State Bank of Lebo 66856.

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*Contributed by Deborah Hollowbush

Emporia, Lyon Co., Kansas; d. November 12, 1927 (Newspaper Unknown)

  "And I heard a voice from heaven saying. Write, blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth. Yea saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labors and their works do follow them".

The Almighty Father has in his Divine providence called another of our early pioneer settlers in the person of John W. Standiferd who answered the roll call and entered into his rest and heavenly home early last Saturday
John W. Standiferd was the son of James and Mariah (Hunter) Standiferd and was born on October 28th 1852 at Jamestown, Ohio, departed this life at the Newman Memorial Hospital at Emporia, Kansas, November 12th 1927, age 75 years and 15 days.
When but two years of age he with his parents moved to Bloomington, Illinois, where they resided for 13 years. They heard and heeded the call of the great western country and in 1867 the family came to Kansas locating for about a year at Lawrence and from which place they came to Arvonia; here they remained until death called them home, and here John W. Standiferd spent the remainder of his earthly life.
On December 30, 1883 he was married to Mary Traylor, this union was of short duration lasting but six months when death broke up the home. She departing on June 30, 1884.

On March 7, 1888 he was married to Mary Jane Griffiths. To this union was born one daughter and six sons: Leila May, Elza Griffith, Owen James, John Harvey, William Richard, Hugh Thomas, and Lawrence Clifford, all of whom were at the bedside at the time of his passing, except John Harvey who preceeded his father to the great beyond several years ago.
He leaves in deep sorrow, the wife and mother, six children and fourteen grand children.
  Besides these he leave one sister and two brothers,  Mrs. (Margaret) Horatio Gates Landes, and David James Standiferd of Reading, Kansas, and Thomas Harvey J. Standiferd of Topeka, Kansas.
Nothing that my be written can add any glory or praise to the record of a long, clean, consistent Christian life that our departed brother has left behind him.  He was an upright and honorable citizen, an ideal friend and neighbor and above all a kind and loving husband and father and grandfather, one who loved his family in the true sense of the word, and who in turn was loved dearly.
Everything that loving hands and medical skill could do, was done for him in his last illness, but God took him. "Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints".  He united with the Presbyterian church 22 years ago and was faithful to his vows to the end.
   We miss thee from our home, dear:
   We miss three from thy place.
   A shadow o'er our life is cast,
   We miss the sunshine of thy face.
   We miss thy kind and willing hand,
   Thy fond and earnest care.
   Our home is dark without thee,
   We miss three everywhere.
A large concourse of friends winded their way to the Standiferd home Monday afternoon to pay their last respects to their friend and neighbor, J. W. Standiferd. After prayer, offered by Rev. J.G. Williams and a short song service at the home the procession adjourned to the Presbyterian church in Arvonia where Rev. W.W. Carnine, his pastor opened the service with prayer and scripture reading from Psalm 23; Psalm 24:4; Psalm 27; John 14:4. After this his former pastor, Rev. J.G. William of Del Norte, Colorado, conducted a sermon which was full of sympathy and yet which would help to heal the wounds layed bare in the hearts of his loved ones by Grim Reaper, death.

Beautiful songs of comfort such as: "No Night There", "Abide With Me", and "It is Well With My Soul", were sung by a quartette composed of Mrs. Jake Jones, Mrs. Richard Edwards, Mr. D.M. Hughes and Mr. Will Lowman, Mr. Hughes sang that beautiful song, "Face to Face".

At the close of the service the procession winded its way to the Arvonia Cemetery where the body was consigned to mother earth to await the great day of judgment.

The pall bearers were: Ario Mochamer, Lewis Olson, J.W. Wallace, P.K. Davis, J.C. Booth and Evan Jones. The Enterprise joins the many friends in extending sympathy to the bereaved family.

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*Contributed by Deborah Hollowbush

Lebo, Coffey Co., KS. D. July 7, 1985 (The Osage County Chronicle, July 11, 1985)

Mrs. Leila Mae Jones, 94, Lebo, Kansas, died Sunday, July 7, 1985 at an Osage City nursing home.  She was born May 26, 1891, in the Arvonia community north of Lebo, the daughter of John and Mary Jane (Griffith) Standiferd. She spent her life in the Arvonia community in Osage County.  She was a former member of the Presbyterian Church and Arvonia Ladies Aid, both at Arvonia.

She married to William Thomas Jones November 3, 1915, at Arvonia. He died October 3, 1949. She also was preceded in death by a daughter, Opal Margaret Jones on June 29, 1921.  Survivors include two sons, William "Leslie" Jones, Lebo, and Otis H. Jones, New Strawn; two daughters, Mrs. Ruth Vering Durow and Mrs. Wilma Jane Barnett, both of Lebo; two brothers, Lawrence Standiferd and Hugh Standiferd, both of Osage City; eight grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and a
great-great-granddaughter.  Services were Tuesday, July 9, at Jones Funeral Home, Lebo. Burial was in Arvonia Cemetery.

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*Contributed by Deborah Hollowbush

Lebo, Coffee Co., KS. D. December 3, 1994 (The Osage County Chronicle, Thursday, December 8, 1994)
Leta May Holmquist, 79, Lebo, died Saturday, December 3, 1994. She was born May 5, 1915, in Arvonia in Osage County, Kansas, the daughter of Elza and Mary (Hanaka) Standiferd. She was a graduate of the Osage City High School in 1933. She lived in Kansas City, Missouri from 1944 until 1950, then

she moving to Gridley. She lived in Lebo since 1975.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church, the Ethel Circle of the United Methodist Women, and the Senior Citizens, all located in Lebo, and the White Rose Chapter No. 297 of the Order of Eastern Star in Gridley. She was a volunteer for the Senior Citizens meal delivery.

She was married to Clarence A. Holmquist on March 18, 1937, in Kansas City, Missouri. He survives. An infant son, James Albert preceded her in death in 1943.  Other survivors include three daughters, Gloria Ann McKinnon, Topeka, Clarice Huber, Wichita, and Barbara Otto, Rossville; a sister, Bernice Jones, Lebo; a brother, Hayden Standiferd, Fort Collins, Colorado; and seven grandchildren.

 Services were held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the United Methodist Church in Lebo. Burial was at the Arvonia Cemetery north of Lebo, under the direction of the Jones-Crable Funeral Home in Lebo.  Memorial contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church in Lebo, or to the American Cancer Society.

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Lucretia Jane Standifer Bixler
*Contributed by Deborah Hollowbush

Beaver Co., OK

Lucretia Jane (Standiferd) Bixler. Died December 11, 1921Aged Seventy-two Years, Nine Months and Six Days

Lucretia Jane (Standiferd) Bixler was born in Sagamon County, Ohio, near Zanesville, July 25th, 1849. When four years old her parents, James and Maria (Hunter) Standiferd, moved to McLean County, Illinois, near Bloomington, where they resided 12 years, when they migrated to Kansas, settling on the Marias Des Cygnes River, south of Topeka, the nearest frontier town. Two years thereafter married George Noel Bixler, October 25th, 1868; near their home, the town of Arvonia, Osage County, was located. Here was born to them Annie Page Newcomb, now of Clinton, New York; Nettie Belle Eaton, Covington, Oklahoma; Cora Alice Wickes, Houston, Texas; Emma May Thompson, Logan, Beaver County, Oklahoma; and Maria Caroline Bond, Holland Pattent, New York. Thence they moved from Osage to Sumner County to Salt City, now known as
Geuda Springs, where Earl Noel, their only son, was born, now living near Follette, Texas; Pearl Wible, the youngest child, Wenatchee, Washington, was born at Arkansas City, Kansas. On the opening of old Oklahoma to settlement they located 5 l-2 miles east and south of Dover, Kingfisher County, where they resided until 1901, when they went west again to Beaver County, Oklahoma, and from there to Waukomis, where they have lived till her death, December 11, 1921, from a general decline and breaking down, hastened by a severe attach of influenza; aged 72 years, nine months and six days.
She was of a genial and happy nature, always cheerful and hopeful, even when laboring under stress of privation and hardship, which was incident to a life on the frontier of the west and southwest, and the passing from this life to the great unknown beyond was like falling to sleep of an infant. A short funeral service was held at the family home here Tuesday morning, conducted by Rev. H.L. Price, and the remains taken to Dover for interment in the cemetery there.
Besides her husband, Comrade Bixler, there is left to mourn her death, seven children, 23 grand children, 14 great-grandchildren.


Across the brooding silence of the years,
There comes a sweet face all wet with tears;
That sweet girlish face has cast a spell,
Around my heart that time cannot dispell.
Strange! at this sad day the dreams will cling,
To melodies, from fancies vibrant string;
That memory should treasure that caress,
From echoes of a heart's deep loneliness.
And yet, I would not have the dream depart,
Or have thy cheek else, near my heart
If I could bridge these silent years,
And kiss again that face tho' wet with tears,
Better it is to wear the facial mask,
When sorrow oe'r your heart has passed;
Than place your grief for the world to stare,
At the dead hopes depicted there.   

G.N. Bixler                                               

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*Contributed by Deborah Hollowbush

Topeka, Shawnee Co., KS.  D. March 2, 1984 (Newspaper Unknown)

Mrs. Mary Belle Standiferd, 74, rural Osage City, Kansas, died Friday, March 2, 1984 at a Topeka hospital. She was born August 28, 1909, at Lebo, the daughter of William Chester and Lulu Mae (Speer) Evans. She was a linotype operator for the Lebo Enterprize until her marriage to Laurence Standiferd, February 11, 1942, at Lebo. He survives of the home.

She lived most of her life in the Lebo and Arvonia communities.  She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Lebo, and a 50 year member of the Orphah Chapter 140 of the Order of Eastern Star.

Survivors include her husband, Laurence, of the home; five sisters, Florene Bosworth, Las Vegas, Alice Gould and Ruth Buchtel, both of Lebo, Lenora Richardson, Topeka, and Louise Freund, Dodge City; two brothers, Dan Evans, Lebo and Woodford Evans, Winter Haven, Florida.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the United Methodist Church, Lebo. Interment will be in the Arvonia Cemetery, north of Lebo. Jones Funeral Home, Lebo, is in charge of arrangements.

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*Contributed by Deborah Hollowbush

Arvonia, Osage Co., KS. D. September 4, 1957 (Newspaper Unknown)

Funeral services for Mrs. J.W. Standiferd were held Sunday afternoon at the Arvonia Presbyterian church, conducted by the Rev. Paul Davis of the Methodist church and assisted by the Rev. Lee Lohmeyer.
Mrs. Dan C. Evans, of Lebo, accompanied by Mrs. K.R. Hunter of Lebo, sang "End of the Road" and "I've Done My Work". Dr. F.H., Prosser sang the Welsh Resurrection hymn. Casket bearers were her eight grandsons, Harvey Standiferd, Hayden Standiferd, Paul Standiferd, Raymond Standiferd, Otis James, Leslie Jones, Robert Standiferd, and Donald Standiferd.

Burial was made in the Arvonia cemetery.

Out of town relatives attending the funeral were Mrs. W.R. Standiferd, R.D. Standiferd and Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Bush, Emporia; Miss Sara Ann Standiferd, Dodge City; Mr. and Mrs. Howard Durow, Waverly; Mr. and Mrs. C.A. Holmquist and family, Gridley; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Dunn and Mrs. Pearl Beighlie, Topeka; Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Standiferd and Mr. and Mrs. Claude Schrader, Olivet; J.T. Griffiths, Chester Griffiths, and Mr. and Mrs. Owen Griffiths, Osage City; Mrs. Ida Griffiths, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Griffiths, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Cowden, and Frank Cowden, Reading.

Mary Jane Griffiths, daughter of the late Owen and Mary Griffiths was born in Wales, Wisconsin, May 16, 1863 and departed this life at the home of her son, Hugh, the night of September 4, 1957 at the age of 94 years, 3 months and 19 days.

In 1870 at about seven years of age she came to Kansas with her parents and lived with them on the homestead north of Arvonia until she grew to young womanhood.

 She joined the Arvonia Calvinistic Methodist church at the age of 13. This Church was located in the second story of the old stone school house which still stands. This church later became, and is now know as the Arvonia Presbyterian church. Her father and family were music lovers and together they formed an excellent family choir with Mary Jane as organist. This custom was carried on in later years with her own family. In her earlier years she liked nothing better than to have her children gather around her at the organ and sing the old Welsh hymns. Four of her sons made up a quartette which was known for it's excellent harmony and fulfilled many requests.

On March 7, 1888 she was united in marriage to John W. Standiferd. To this union seven children were born, one daughter and six sons, Leila Mae, Elza Griffith, Owen James, John Harvey, William Richard, Hugh Thomas and Lawrence Clifford. Her husband and two sons preceded her in death. Her son, John "Harvey", passed away June 19, 1913 at the age of 20 years, her husband on November 12, 1927 and her son, William Richard, on October 22, 1953.
She leaves to mourn her departure one daughter; Mrs. Leila Jones, of Lebo, four sons, Elza, Hugh and Lawrence of Osage City, and Owen of Lebo, eighteen grandchildren and thirty great-grandchildren, all of whom remain as living examples of her Christian teachings. A host of other relatives and friends will mourn her passing.
Mrs. Standiferd was of Welsh heritage, both of her parents having been born in Wales. She also was the last of a family of six children. The two brothers and three sisters who have preceded her in death were Richard
Griffiths, Hugh Griffiths, Mrs. (Margaret) C.E. Pickens, Mrs. J.T. (Annie) Griffiths and Mrs. (Hannah) Dedrich Schlobohm.
For many years Mrs. Standiferd has been an invalid but before the infirmities of age came upon her, her's was the life of a pioneer mother devoted to her family, church and community and with perfect trust in the teachings of our Lord.

Dearest Mother, thou hast left us,
And our loss we deeply feel;
But it's God that has bereft us,
He can all our sorrows heal.
When the day of life has ended
We shall find our loved one
In our Father's mansion fair.

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*Contributed by Deborah Hollowbush

Arvonia, Osage Co., KS. D. April 24, 1994. (The Osage County Chronicle, Thrusday, April 28, 1994)       
Services were at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church, Emporia, for Robert Dean Standiferd, 72, Emporia, who died Sunday, April 24,1994, at an Emporia hospital.
He was born May 15, 1921 in the Arvonia community north of Lebo and lived in Emporia since 1945. He was an Army veteran of World War II, having served in the Pacific. He worked for Santa Fe Trail Transportation 38 years before he retired in 1983.
He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Emporia, the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Bowling Congress.
He was married to Cecilia "Susie" Soyez on August 25, 1946, in Emporia. She survives.  Other survivors include three daughters, Linda Davis, Newton, Barbara Standiferd, Wichita, and Jeannie Jenkisn, Plano, Texas; a son, Robert Standiferd, Wichita; two sister, Arline Roeder, Bennet, Nebraska and Winkie Bush, Emporia; two grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.
Burial was in Lincoln Cemetery in Lebo. Jones Funeral Home in Lebo was in charge of arrangements.
  Memorial contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church Youth Fellowship and sent in care of the funeral home.

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*Contributed by Deborah Hollowbush

Eureka, Greenwood Co., KS. February 16, 1974
Ruby I. Mitchell, daughter of the late David James and Ida Augusta (Umdenstock) Standiferd, was born August 23, 1891 at Reading, Kansas, and passed away February 16, 1974 at Greenwood County Hospital, Eureka, after a long illness.

On December 25, 1923, Ruby Irene Standiferd and Benjamin "Eugene" Mitchell were married in Emporia. They moved to their farm northeast of Eureka and spent their lifetime on this farm as long as their health permitted.
Ruby Mitchell, in her younger years, enjoyed the outdoors and the agricultural life. She was a kind and patient wife, mother and friend.
Survivors include two sons, James Preston Mitchell of Sterling, Colorado and Merle Standiferd Mitchell of Eureka; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; five step-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren. Her husband, one son, Wilbur Eugene Mitchell and a brother, Rufus Standiferd, preceded her in death.
Funeral services were held Friday, March 1, at 2 p.m. at the Campbell Funeral Home with the Rev. Marvin Adams and the Rev. Wendell Johnson officiating. Interment was in Greenwood Cemetery.
Out-of-town relatives and friends attending the services were Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Standiferd and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Standiferd, all of Osage City; Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Matlock of Madison, and Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Peak of Blue Springs, Missouri.

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W. Paul Standiferd
*Contributed by Deborah Hollowbush

Arvonia, Osage Co., KS. D. July 25, 1991. (The Osage County Chronicle, Thursday, april 1, 1991)
Paul Standiferd, 75, Arvonia, Kansas, died Thursday, July 25, 1991, at an Emporia hospital.
   Mr. Standiferd was a farmer and had operated the Arvonia Township road maintainer about 40 years before he retired.  He was born July 1, 1916, at Arvonia, north of Lebo, the son of Owen James and Winnie Ann (Protheroe) Standiferd.
Mr. Standiferd was a member of Lebo United Methodist Church. He was married to Betty J. Rosine on November 12, 1943 at Lebo. She survives.

Other survivors include a daughter, Linda Gilliland, Osage City; a son, James P. Standiferd, Emporia; a sister, Lucille Edwards, Lebo; and five grandchildren.
 Services were at 10 a.m. Saturday in Lebo United Methodist Church. Burial was in Arvonia Cemetery. Jones Funeral Home in Lebo was in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the Center for Basic Cancer Research at Kansas State University and left at the funeral home.

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*Contributed by Deborah Hollowbush]

Topeka, Shawnee Co., KS. D. October 24, 1990 (The Osage County Chronicle, Thursday, November 1, 1990).
Wayne Standiferd, 70, Topeka, Kansas, died late Wednesday, October 24, 1990, at his home.  Mr. Standiferd was a farmer and had worked 30 years for Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company until he retired in 1983. He served in the Navy from 1941 to 1943 during World War II.

He was born February 15, 1920, in Osage City, the son of Clyde Thomas and Eleanor B. (Jenkins) Standiferd. He lived in the Osage City, Auburn and Topeka communities all his life.
Mr. Standiferd was a member of Dover Federated Church, Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge No. 555, North Post No. 400 of the American Legion, Goodyear Bowling Team and United Rubber Workers of America Union, Local No. 307.
He was married to Helene Kathleen Nelson on October 19, 1944, in Osage City. She survives.
  Other survivors include two daughters, Gina Garner, Fairfax, Virginia, and Elisa Standiferd, Topeka; four sons, Steven Standiferd, Manhattan, Cary L. Standiferd and Lou Standiferd, both of Topeka, and Lin Standiferd, Paola; a sister, Dorothy Hunsicker, San Gabriel, California; 14 grand-children; and a great-grandchild.
Mr. Standiferd was cremated. Memorial services were at 11:30 a.m. Monday in Gage Park Baptist Church. Private inurnment was Monday in Alpine Cemetery at Osage City. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Topeka, 1272 S.W. Fillmore, 66604; or to Gage Park Baptist Church, 3601 S.W. 10th, 66604.
  Davidson Funeral Home, Topeka, was in charge of arrangements.

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*Contributed by Deborah Hollowbush

Emporia, Lyon Co., KS. D. October 22, 1953 (Newspaper Unknown)

        Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon for W.R. Standiferd who passed away in Emporia, Kansas, Thursday morning. The Rev. Clyde S. Clark, pastor of the First Methodist church in Emporia officiated with the Rev. Paul A. Davis assisting. Burial was in Lincoln cemetery.
     Mrs. Morris Ott and Mrs. Dan Evans sang "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere". Mrs. Evans sang "The Lord's Prayer". Mrs. K.R. Hunter accompanied at the organ.
     Casketbearers were all nephews and were Donald Standiferd, Paul Standiferd, Raymond Standiferd, Leslie Jones, Otis Jones and Harvey Standiferd.
          William Richard Standiferd was born on a farm near Osage City, Kansas, March 26, 1895 and passed away October 22, 1953 at the Newman Memorial Hospital at Emporia, Kansas, after an illness of 18 months at the age of 58 years.
           He was the son of Mrs. Mary Jane (Griffith) Standiferd and the late John W. Standiferd. He grew to manhood on a farm in Osage County. On December 3, 1919 he was married to Alice Martha Edwards. To this union were born one son and four daughters. He was a member of the Methodist church at Lebo, Kansas.
           Surviving him are his wife of the home, one son, Robert Dean of Emporia; four daughters, Mrs. Arline Roeder of Bennett, Nebraska; Sara Ann Standiferd, Dodge City, Mrs. Wanda Sauder, LaJunta, Colorado, Willye Mae Standiferd of the home; eight grandchildren; one daughter-in-law; 2 sons-in-law; his mother, Mrs. (Mary Jane) John W. Standiferd of Osage City; four brothers, Owen of Lebo, Elza, Hugh and Laurence all of Osage City; one sister, Mrs. Leila Jones of Lebo and a host of relatives and friends.
           Out of town relatives were: Mr. and Mrs.L.W. Roeder and family of Bennett, Nebraska; Mr. and Mrs. Max Sauder of LaJunta, Colorado; Miss Sara Ann Standiferd of Dodge City; Mr. W.T. Williams, Mrs. Mary Williams, Mr. and Mrs. Owen Griffith, Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Standiferd, Mr. Elza Standiferd, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Standiferd and Marilyn, Mr. and Mrs. Winston Edwards, Mrs. Richard Edwards, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Standiferd, Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Parry all of Osage City; Mr. and Mrs. Glen Blue of Kansas City; Mrs. Howard Durrow of Waverly; Mrs. Ida Griffiths, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Griffiths and Robert, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Cowden and Mr. Frank Cowden all of Reading, Mr. Donald Standiferd of Bentonville, Arkansas; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Holmquist of Gridley; Mrs. W.R. Standiferd and Willye Mae, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Dean Standiferd, Mr. R. G. Roberts, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Laws of Emporia; Mrs. Arthur Jensen of Ottawa and
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Wallace of Topeka.

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*Contributed by Deborah Hollowbush]

From: The Osage County Chronicle, Thursday, October 17, 1996

Glenn W. Jones, 76, Lebo, died Monday, October 14, 1996, at a hospital in Topeka.  He was born July 10, 1920, in Lebo, the son of David G. and Nellie Sanderson Jones.  He lived his entire life on the farm where he was born.  He was graduated from Lebo High School in 1939.

Mr. Jones was a farmer and carpenter in the Lebo community.  He had worked for East Central Monument Company of Lebo since 1979. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Lebo, the Lebo Senior citizens and was a trustee for the Arvonia Township.  He was married to Bernice J. Standiferd on December 31, 1943 in Osage City.  She survives.  Other survivors include a daughter, Mary Lou Stromgren, Osage City; one sister, Thelma Sattler, Osage City; one brother, Fred Jones, Lebo; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Services for Mr. Jones will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, October 17, at the Lebo United Methodist Church.  Rev. David Chinn will conduct the service.  Interment will be Arvonia Cemetery.  Jones-Crable Funeral Home in Lebo is in charge of arrangements.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Glenn W. Jones Memorial Fund and sent in care of the funeral home.

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