T. Colleen Hartter
Thelma Colleen Hartter, 90, of Sabetha, died Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018.
She was born on a farm near Capioma on Dec. 25, 1927, the daughter of Roy and Susie (McKenzie) McKee. She was a 1945 graduate of Sabetha High School.
Colleen married Joseph Morgan on April 28, 1951. They lived at Springer, N.M., and Tucson, Ariz., before moving to Sabetha in 1962. He died in 1973. She married Arthur Hartter on Aug. 23, 1977. They resided in Sabetha. He died in 1997.
She was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 7285 Auxiliary of Sabetha. She was a 23-year clerical employee of Kansas Gas Service, working in Sabetha and Hiawatha.
Colleen also was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Bruce McKee, John Ray McKee, George Hobart McKee and Otis McKee; and sisters, Irene Cramer, Blanche Ellsworth and Geraldine Mishler.
Survivors include a brother-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces and cousins.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at Popkess Mortuary in Sabetha. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time on Thursday at the funeral home. Inurnment will follow at a later date at Sabetha Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be designated to Sabetha Community Hospital, sent in care of the Popkess Mortuary, 823 Virginia, Sabetha, KS 66534.
The Sabetha Herald 1/24/2018