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Memorial, Gift, Honor & Marianne Koke Folk Arts Collection


Annually the L. W. Nixon Library collection is further enriched by the new books that are donated. These are memorial books, honoring a loved one who has passed away, or gift books, commemorating a special event in the life of a family member or friend.

To arrange to place a memorial or gift book with the L. W. Nixon Library, please contact the library by e-mail at or phone El Dorado (316)322-3234, Wichita/metro area(316)733-3234.

 Memorial  |   Gift |  Honor


    From: Butler Community College

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Tod Cecil, son of Dr. Sue Cecil - Ernest Hemingway: the Sun Also Rises & Other Writings 1918-1926

Joseph Clary, brother of Mary Moon - Are We There Yet?  The American Automobile Past, Present, and Driverless.

Duane Dauber, husband of Elva Dauber - An Outdoor Sporting Life:  a Celebration of Heartland Hunting, Fishing, Friendship, and Landscape

Caryn Debolt Kennedy, sister of Sharon Rogers - Reskilling America: Learning to Labor in the Twenty-First Century

Caroline Decker, mother of Mary Walker - Simple Cake: All You Need to Keep Your Friends and Family in Cake.

Michael Dionist, husband of Devon Dionist - 2030: How Today's Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future of Everything

Joanie Doyal, mother of Melody Doyal and Karen Karst - Travel Anywhere (and avoid being a tourist)

Laresta Dunfield, mother of DeAnn Shimp - The Diaries of Reuben Smith, Kansas Settler and Civil War Soldier

James Ekstrom, father-in-law of Sheryl Hayes - Saving Bravo: the Greatest Rescue Mission in Navy SEAL History

Larry Heinen, father of Lori Llewellyn - K: a History of Baseball in Ten Pitches.

Susan Hunter, sister of Edith Waugh - Dinner for Everyone:  100 Iconic Dishes Made 3 Ways-Easy, Vegan, or Perfect for Company.

Edward Johnson, husband of Deanna Johnson - Perception: How Our Bodies Shape Our Minds

Phyllis Eileen Kruwell, grandmother of Meredith Long - How to Fly (in Ten Thousand Easy Lessons)

Joyce Ann Linscott, grandmother of Chris Miller - Piometry:  Modern Tort and Pie Design for the Eye and the Palate

Sandra McClure, mother of Shelley Stultz - How to Raise a Reader.

John Charles "Jack" McGranaghan, father of Meg McGranaghan - The Holmes Manual:  Expert Answers to Your Most Common Home Maintenance Questions

William & Minshall, grandparents of Mandy Tetrick - Hummingbirds:  a Life-Size Guide to Every Species

Mike Noles, father-in-law of Rick Nichols - Visual Galaxy:  the Ultimate Guide to the Milky Way and Beyond

Susan Rinkenbaugh, sister of Bill Rinkenbaugh - Life in the Studio: Inspiration and Lessons on Creativity

Curtis Shipley, husband of Judy Shipley - In Praise of Walking: a New Scientific Exploration.

Earl Umholtz, father of Lynn Umholtz - At Your Best as a Plumber:  Your Playbook for Building a Successful Career and Launching a Thriving Small Business as a Plumber

Donna Whiteside, mother of Debbie Fagg - Why Peacocks?  An Unlikely Search for Meaning in the World's Most Magnificent Bird.

Linda Wilson, mother of Sariah Wilson and mother-in-law of Jon Craig - The Musical Child:  Using the Power of Music to Raise Children Who are Happy, Healthy, and Whole


From:  Elizabeth Walker's Friends in Collegiate DECA
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Mike Walker, father of Elizabeth Walker                    Obsessed: Building a Brand People Love From Day One






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From:  South Central Kansas Library Association (SCKLS)

Micaela Ayers - A History of What Comes Next


Marianne Koke Folk Arts Collection

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