Donna I. Davis

INMAN - Donna I. Davis, 85, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, at Pleasant View Home, Inman. 

Donna lived in Inman since February of 2015, formerly of McPherson, Dodge City, and Golden, Colorado. She was a homemaker and bookkeeper at R & B Auto Parts in Golden. 

Donna was born on May 10, 1930, in Elkhart, KS, the daughter of Durward and Edith (Evans) Jones. She graduated from Dodge City High School. On Aug. 29, 1948, Donna was united in marriage to Harold N. Davis in Dodge, City, KS. 

She was a member of First United Methodist Church, McPherson. 

Survivors include: her husband of 67 years, Harold of the home; daughter, Debra Hendrickson and husband, Marvin, of McPherson, KS; son, Terry Davis and wife, Amy, of Canton, KS; brother, Dale Jones and wife, Susan, of Phoenix, AZ; sister-in-law, Evelyn Jones of Milford, KS; three grandchildren, Brenda Flax of Garden Plain, KS, Bree Ayotte of Mission, KS, and Justin Henrickson of Montezuma, KS; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Norman Jones.

The memorial service will be at 10 a.m., Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, at Stockham Family Funeral Home. Inurnment will follow at McPherson Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be given to Mount Hope Sanctuary or Pleasant View Home in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.

Personal condolences may be sent to the family at

Bernadette Gertrude "Bernie" Hand

Bernie Hand, 92, of McPherson, Kansas, passed away at 8:32 p.m., Monday, Oct. 5th, 2015 peacefully, at Angel Arms, McPherson, Kansas.

Bernie was born in Walker, Kansas on April 23, 1923, a daughter of Barbara Elizabeth (Wagner) and Henry Matthew Robben.

Bernie attended and graduated from St. Ann's Parochial and High School at Walker, Kansas. She then attended and graduated from Adela Hale School of Business of Hutchinson, Kansas.

Bernie was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church McPherson, Kansas, where she was a member of the Altar Society.

Bernie started working for C.R. Anthony's Department Store for 5 years, then worked for Montgomery Ward as a credit manager.  She then worked for State Investment Company as a secretary for 5 years prior to starting with N.C.R.A. on Jan. 27, 1957. She was the secretary to the Manager of Materials for 31 years until her retirement in 1988.

Bernie was a life member of the VFW Post 2715 Ladies Auxiliary and Memorial Hospital Auxiliary both of McPherson, Kansas. Bernie enjoyed traveling which included overseas, spending with family, shopping, and she enjoyed going to casinos gambling and watching people.

Bernadette G. "Bernie" Robben Anderson was united in marriage to James Joseph Hand on April 10, 1999, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, McPherson, Kansas. James died on Aug. 30, 2002.

Bernie is survived by her step children, James Russell Hand and his wife Shari, of Wichita, Kansas, John Michael Hand, of Wichita, Kansas, Mathew Henry Hand and his wife Stacy, of Amarillo, Texas, and Mary Helen Flinn, of Louisburg, Kansas; her sister-in-laws, Viola Robben, of Walker, Kansas and Lillian Robben, of Midwest City, Oklahoma; 4 step-grandchildren, Cindy, Jeffrey, Katie and Ryan Hand; many nieces and nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.

Bernie was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands, Andy Anderson and James Hand, 6 brothers, Wilfred, Robert, Gilbert, Elmer, Eugene, and Paul Robben and 2 sisters, Eleanor Stanton and Mary Ann Robben.  (Birth order Eleanor, Wilfred, Robert, Elmer, Eugene, Bernie, Paul, Gilbert, and Mary Ann.

Friends are invited to call on Monday, Oct. 12, 2015 from 9 to 9:30 a.m. with rosary at 9:30 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, McPherson, Kansas, at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 12, 2015 with Fr. Hien Nguyen officiating.

The final resting place will be at the  McPherson Cemetery McPherson, Kansas at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph's Catholic Church in memory of Bernie and they can be sent in care of the Glidden - Ediger Funeral Home; 222 West Euclid Street; McPherson, Kansas 67460

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