• Chanute

    Everett W. Pruitt Jr. 1944-2018

    Everett W. Pruitt Jr. 74, Claremore Okla., went to be with the Lord on April 22, 2018. Son of Everett Pruitt Sr. and Jennieve (Chandler) Pruitt, he was born on March 16, 1944 at Chanute, Kansas. He at

  • Shawnee

    Colleen Ann Underwood

    Colleen Ann Underwood, 91, Shawnee, KS passed away at her home on April 30, 2018.  Colleen was born June 1, 1926 to Oscar and Madge Nelson in Deerwood, MN. She attended nursing school, St. Paul, MN where she met her husband, Eugene Underwood. She was a registered nurse with KU Med. Ctr. For 25 years, retiring in 1988. Colleen was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene in 1997 and son, Eugene Underwood, Jr. in 2000. Survivors include her daughter, Diana (Jeff) Francis, Olathe, KS; three grandchildren, Adrienne Zinn, Travis Underwood and Elizabeth Underwood; and nine great grandchildren. Graveside Service and Visitation Graveside services will be 12:00 p.m. Saturday, May…

  • Parsons

    Deloris A. Myers-Tighe

    Deloris A. Myers-Tighe, 81, of Parsons passed away at 3:45 p.m. Monday, April 30, 2018, at her home. Carson-Wall Funeral Home of Parsons will announce further obituary information and service arrangem

  • Gardner


    Mary Esther Cunningham Mary Esther Cunningham, 101, of Gardner, passed away April 29, 2018 at KU Medical Health System. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. May 3, 2018 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, (913) 856-7111. Funeral 10 a.m. Fri., May 4, 2018 at First Baptist Church, 324 E. Shawnee, Gardner,. Burial follows at Gardner Cemetery, Gardner. Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com Mary Esther was born Oct. 24, 1916 in Gardner, to Charles Augustus and Laura Estelle (Osborn) Johnston. She was a life-long area resident who grew up in Gardner. Mary Esther married Robert “Bob” Clayton Cunningham on Feb. 27, 1942 in…

  • Hays

    Paula S. (Dohorty) Bixenman

    Paula S. (Dohorty) Bixenman, Colby, died Thursday, April 26, 2018, at Hays Medical Center.Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Kersenbrock Funeral Chapel, Colby.There will be no visitation; cremation has taken place.

  • Hays

    Rita Hartman

    Rita Hartman, 93, died Monday, April 30, 2018, at Sheridan County Long Term Care, Hoxie.Arrangements are pending at Mickey-Leopold Funeral Home, Hoxie. 

  • Hays

    Howard Dennis Schmidt

    Howard Dennis Schmidt, 80, Hays, died Sunday, April 29, 2018, at his home.He was born Dec. 8, 1937, in Hays to Albert A. and Wilhelmina (Kinderknecht) Schmidt. He was a 1956 graduate of Hays High School.He married Patricia Ann “Patt” Brungardt on Aug. 29, 1960 and celebrated more than 45 years of marriage. She preceded him in death Dec. 30, 2005. From 1963 to 1998, he owned and operated Howard’s Service Center at the corner of Eighth and Vine. He was a Kansas […]

  • Hays

    Robert Carl ‘R.C.’ Bullard

    Robert Carl “R.C.” Bullard, 83, Columbus, formerly of Tupelo, Okla., and Hugoton, died Thursday, April 19, 2018.He married Delores (McIlrath). He was a welder, heavy equipment operator and had various other roles with Panhandle Eastern Pipeline Co., until his retirement in 1991.He enjoyed bible studies, sharing his faith, visiting with friends and fishing.He was a member of the First Assembly of God Church, Hugoton.Survivors include his wife, […]

  • Hays

    Donald Eugene Reif Sr.

    Donald Eugene Reif Sr., 83, Hoisington, died Saturday, April 28, 2018, at Cherry Village Nursing Home, Great Bend.He was born Feb. 2, 1935, in Hoisington to Joseph C. and Emma G. (Courange) Reif. He was a 1953 graduate of Hoisington High School.He married Lorene Marie Lang on Aug. 27, 1956, in Beaver. She preceded him in death March 16, 2018. He was a lifetime resident of Hoisington, he was a farmer, stockman, businessman and salesman. He was a U.S. Army Reserve. […]

  • Hays

    Additional services (May 1, 2018)

    Norma Lee Acheson, 84, Russell, died Sunday, April 8, 2018, at her home.Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Bunker Hill Cemetery. Dr. Raymond E. ‘Ray’ Youmans, 93, Hutchinson, formerly of Hays, died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at Hospice House, Hutchinson.Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church, Hays. Monty Michael […]

  • Wellington

    Michael Wayne Washington obituary

    Michael Wayne Washington, Sr, 62, of Wellington, died on April 27, at his home. Funeral Services will be held at the First Free Will Baptist Church on Wednesday, May 2, at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Zane Brooks will officiate. Interment will follow the service at Sumner Memorial Gardens. Frank Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

  • McPherson County

    Obituary: Elva Jeanette Stucky

    Elva Jeanette Stucky, 101, of McPherson, passed away at 1 a.m., April 26th, 2018 peacefully, at Pine Village.Elva was born in Pretty Prairie, on Aug. 21, 1916, a daughter of Anna (Graber) and Jonas Schwartz.Elva attended the Pretty Prairie grade schools and graduated from Pretty Prairie High School, Pretty Prairie. She then attended Bethel College, North Newton, and graduated from McPherson College, McPherson, where she received her teaching degree.She was a […]

  • Shawnee

    Ann M. Gioiosa

    Ann M. Gioiosa, 91, passed away on April 29th, 2018 in Olathe, KS.  She was born on June 28th, 1926 to Carmen and Mary Gioiosa in Blue Island, Illinois.  She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Kenneth Gioiosa; and dearest friend, Janet Morris.  Survivors include cousins, Ester Baker, Mark (Holly) Renteria; Linda Carey; Steve (Claudia) Renteria; David De Mato; Christopher De Mato, and many other cousins; lifelong friends, Kate Dawson; Betsy (Tom) Weber; Jim Lacy and the family; along with many other friends.  The family would like to send a big thank you to the staff at Villa St. Francis and the Catholic Community Hospice for their sincere…

  • Winfield

    Ruth Hatcher

    Ruth May Hatcher, 78, of Arkansas City, passed away early Saturday morning, April 28, 2018, at William Newton Hospital in Winfield.

  • Kansas City

    Rose M. Plesa`

    Rose M. Plesa` Send Flowers March 02, 1931 – April 27, 2018 Rose M. Plesa, 87, passed away Friday, April 27, 2018 at Delmar Gardens in Lenexa. Ks. Visitation will be Thursday May 3, 9:30-10:30AM at Christ View full obituary

  • Kansas City

    Rebecca Sachen

    Rebecca Sachen Send Flowers June 27, 1962 – April 29, 2018 Rebecca A. Sachen, 55, passed away April 29, 2018. Visitation will be held from 5-8 pm Wednesday, May 2nd at Skradski Funeral Home, 340 N. View full obituary

  • Kansas City

    Margaret Riley

    Margaret Riley Remembering Margaret The final chapter of life came gently and prayerfully to Margaret Ann Marshall Riley early Tuesday morning April 24, 2018.  Though a link in the Marshall family circle is broken… Remembering Margaret The final chapter of life came gently and prayerfully to Margaret Ann Marshall Riley early Tuesday morning April 24, 2018.  Though a link in the Marshall family circle… View

  • Topeka

    Edward Isaac Searcy

    Edward Isaac Searcy Send Flowers February 04, 1926 – April 29, 2018 Edward I. Searcy, age 92, of Topeka passed away Sunday, April 29, 2018 at Midland Hospice Care in Topeka. Edward was born February 4, 1926 View full obituary

  • Olathe

    Dorothy F. Davis

    Dorothy F. Davis Visitation: Friday, May 4, 2018 from 10:00am to 11:00am Service: Friday, May 4, 2018 at 11:00am Interment: Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens Dorothy F. Davis, 70 years old of Overland Park, Kansas passed away April 29th, 2018. Dorothy was born December 1st,… More

  • Atchison

    Moccia, Paul A. 1953-2018

    PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. Paul Alexander Moccia, age 64, of Prairie Village, formerly of Atchison, died of cancer on April 27, 2018, in his home. By the grace of God, he was able to receive the sacrament of the Anointing of…

  • Chanute

    Elaine Marie McKenzie 1951-2018

    Elaine Marie McKenzie was born January 21, 1951 in Chanute, Kansas. She was the daughter of Francis Lee Sharp and Doris (Douglass) Sharp. She graduated from Wichita Heights High School in Wichita, KS.