John Riffle

John Riffle

HAYS — John Thomas Riffle, 83, of Hays and formerly of Cameron, Mo., passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018. He was born Feb. 14, 1935, in Latour, Mo., to Fredrick Thomas and Glada (Plank) Riffle.On April 11, 1954, he married Barbara Jean

Gustav “Gus” Sauer

Gustav "Gus" Sauer

HAYS — Gustav “Gus” Sauer, 78, of Hays, passed away Thursday, May 24, 2018. Gus was born Oct. 16, 1939, in Ellis to Adam and Augusta (Hoffman) Sauer. He married Patricia “Pat” Staab on Nov. 4, 1961, in WaKeeney. He was a farmer.Survivors include his

Clara (Duensing) Thiele

Clara (Duensing) Thiele

NORTON — Clara Anna Elfrieda (Duensing) Thiele, 95, of Norton, passed away Friday, May 25, 2018. She was born May 9, 1923, in Byron, Neb., to Theodore and Sophia (Meyer) Duensing. Survivors include her four daughters, Fontaine Hilgers (Jack), Waunita Henderson (Richard), Marcia Whitehorn

Harold “Dean” Nuss

Harold "Dean" Nuss

RUSSELL — Harold “Dean” Nuss, 84, of Russell, died Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Dean was born July 20, 1933, in Milberger to Harold and Esther (Blehm) Nuss.Survivors include: sons, John Mark (Joan) and Matthew (Ingrid); daughter, Amy Dugan (Mike); seven grandchildren; sister, Karen Kay Gaines

Claire B. Dreiling

Claire B. Dreiling

Claire B. Dreiling, 99, formerly of Hays, died Thursday, May 24, 2018, at the Ellis Good Samaritan Society.She was born Oct. 13, 1918, in Murfreesboro, Tenn., the daughter of Dr. Clarence V. and Ethel M. (Overall) Bruner. After graduating from

Harriette M. Cronn

Harriette M. Cronn

Harriette M. Cronn, 89, died Friday, May 25, 2018, at Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital, WaKeeney.She was born Jan. 27, 1929, in Hays to Harry Gottlieb and Alma Pearl (Robinson) Klenk.She married Arden Lewis Cronn, June 17, 1950, in Kansas City,

LeeAnne Emmons

LeeAnne Emmons

LeeAnne Emmons, 67, Russell, died Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at Hays Medical Center.She was born Nov. 24, 1950, in Marion, Ind., to Leon and Mary Ann (Sparks) Atkerson. She graduated from Russell High School in 1969. She attended Academy of