Minneapolis Messenger, Ottawa County, Kansas, Feb. 8, 1951, page 7:
Mrs. B.N. Hapes
Audry Cathern Hapes, daughter of George and Anna Davis, was born January 30, 1886, near Tescott, Kansas. She was united in marriage with Bert Nathan Hapes June 24, 1903. To this union were born six children: Mrs. Naomi Deckert, of Chehalis, Washington; Mrs. Thelma Peterson of Tescott, Kans.; Glen Hapes of Clovis, New Mexico; David Hapes of Salina, Kansas; Mrs. Velsie Tatlock, of Lyons, Kansas; one son, Oliver, two grandchildren and one great-grandchild preceded her in death. She also leaves ten grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, four sisters, Mrs. Dott Diehl, of Brookville, Kansas; Mrs. Olive Sanders of Long Beach, Calif.; Mrs. Ella Ivy, of Ft. Wayne, Indiana; Miss Georgetta Davis of Emporia, Kansas; and two brothers, J.M. Davis of Minneapolis, Kansas, and George Davis of Sand Point, Ida.
She was baptized and confirmed in St. Paul's Lutheran Church at Tescott, April 5, 1936.
Funeral services were held in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, at Tescott. The Rev. H.A. Martens conducted the services, using for a scripture reading Proverbs, 31: 10-31. A quartet composed of Mrs Lyle Nelson, Mrs. Vergie Harper, Leo Diehl and John Kalb sand three sons, "In the Garden," "I Need The Every Hour," and "Abide With Me." They were accompanied at the organ by Mrs. Muriel Greene. Pallbearers were Thomas Clayton, Lyle Nelson, Albert Peterson, Jake Deckert, Glen Hapes and Merle Tatlock. Interment was made in Franklin cemetery, south of Tescott.