• Parsons

    Jay K. Beard

    ERIE — Jay K. Beard, 91, of Erie died at 1:32 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, in the emergency room of Labette Health. His wife, Darlene, survives.

  • Parsons

    Christopher A. Manis

    Christopher A. Manis, 74, of Parsons passed away at 9:45 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at the Parsons State Hospital and Training Center, where he had resided since 1982.  Survivors include his mother, A

  • Parsons

    Perry V. Bohrer

    ERIE — Perry V. Bohrer, 68, of Erie died at 3:55 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at the Hospice House in Hutchinson, where he had lived since May.

  • Parsons

    Kregg Munninger

    Kregg Munninger of Parsons died in the emergency room of Labette Health Sunday evening, Feb. 3, 2019. Death was unexpected. He is survived by his parents, Monte and Cathy Munninger, of Parsons.

  • Parsons

    Doris Jean (Davied) Kennedy

    BELLA VISTA, Ark. — Doris Jean (Davied) Kennedy, 74, of Bella Vista, Arkansas, passed away at 11:03 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at Mercy Medical Center in Rogers, Arkansas. Her husband, Frank Kennedy,

  • Garden City

    Alvena Dewey

    Alvena I. Dewey, age 72, of Syracuse, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at her home in Syracuse. She was born April 18, 1946, in Lakin, Kansas, the daughter of Jim and Irene (Hanson) Zahnter. Alvena grew up in Syracuse and had worked as a waitress, cook, and machinist. She enjoyed reading, watching old western movies, crocheting, sewing, baking, and making homemade noodles. She raised chickens, farm animals, and cared for any stray animals or people that need special attention. Alvena loved nothing more than spending time with her family. She is survived by her significant other of 32 years, Thomas Simpson of Syracuse; children, Pamela LaCost and husband…

  • Lacygne

    Dennis Gentry

    Dennis James Gentry, age 64 Mound City, Kansas passed away on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Visitation will be held from 2 pm to 4 pm, Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. The family suggest contributions be made to the Dennis Gentry Memorial Fund and may be sent to Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory P.O. Box 525 Pleasanton, Kansas 66075. Online condolences may be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.

  • Lacygne

    Romalea Miller

    Romalea Miller, age 90, Pleasanton, Kansas passed away on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at The Residencies of Pleasanton. She was born on August 17, 1928 in Miami County, Kansas the daughter of Glenn and Alice Mills Good. She graduated from Amsterdam, Missouri High School. On April 4, 1948 she was united in marriage to Daune Miller. Together, they ran a dairy farm. She also worked at Bass Buster, Braemoor Sewing Factory and finished her work career at the Linn County Bank. Romalea was a member of the Pleasanton United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women. She and Daune enjoyed square dancing. She was preceded in death by her husband, Daune…

  • Great Bend

    Lawrence “Max” Schroeder 1942 – 2019

    HOISINGTON — Lawrence “Max” Schroeder, 76, went to be with his Saviour Feb. 3, 2019, passing away at Country Place Senior Living, Hoisington. He was born June 5, 1942, at Freedom, Okla., to Jimmie and Mabel (Shurts) Schroeder. Max married Wanda Lee Doctor July 28, 1962, at Freedom, Okla.

  • Great Bend

    Mona Maxine Oller 1929 – 2019

    NIXA, Missouri — Mona Maxine Oller, 89, passed away February 2, 2019, at Nixa Care Home in Nixa, Missouri. She was born October 24, 1929, in Freedom, Oklahoma, the daughter of Bernie and Mary (Dillard) Puckett. Maxine was united in marriage to Robert Oller May 15, 1950, in Great Bend.

  • Great Bend

    Robert Roy “Bob” Gilmore Sr. 1939 – 2019

    Robert Roy “Bob” Gilmore Sr., 79, of Lyons, passed away February 2, 2019, at his home in Lyons. He was born April 14, 1939, in Osborne, Kansas, the son of Kenneth and Lottie Kirby Gilmore. He graduated from Portis High School, Portis, Kansas, with the class of 1957.

  • Chanute

    Randall Louis Jordan 1956-2019

    Randall Louis Jordan, 62, died January 29, 2019 at Meadowbrook Rehabilitation Hospital in Gardner, KS. He was born November 22, 1956 in Topeka, KS, the son of Louis Glenn and Ella Louise Jordan. 

  • Pratt County

    Donna Jane Humble, d. Feb. 2, 2019

    PRATT, KANSAS — Donna Jane Humble, 87, a Pratt resident for 10 years, passed away Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Pratt Regional Medical Center. She was born February 17, 1931 in Sawyer to Leslie Luke and Ruby Jane (Keyes) Humble.Donna graduated from Sawyer High School in 1949 and then from Pratt Junior College in1951. She worked as a television copywriter at KOB, an NBC affiliate, in Albuquerque, New Mexico for 30 years before she retired. She then lived in Belpre, Ohio for […]

  • Pratt County

    Larry Gene Hoffine, d. Jan. 30, 2019

    DODGE CITY — Larry Gene Hoffine, 68, died on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at Trinity Manor in Dodge City.  He was born on June 12, 1950 at Pratt the son of Gene Loys and Mary Charlotte (Clark) Hoffine. Larry graduated from Hutchinson High School and lived in Pratt, Haven and Buhler before moving to Ulysses in 1973. He was a was a cowboy at Grant County Feeders and several other area feedlots. He moved to Dodge City in 2004. He enjoyed rodeos, roping and riding his […]

  • Lyons,  Sterling

    Robert Roy “Bob” Gilmore Sr.

    Robert Roy “Bob” Gilmore Sr. Robert Roy “Bob” Gilmore Sr., 79, of Lyons, passed away February 2, 2019 at his home in Lyons. He was born April 14, 1939 in Osborne, Kansas, the son of Kenneth and Lottie Kirby Gilmore. He graduated from Portis High School, Portis, Kansas with the class of 1957. Bob has resided in Lyons for the past 10 years, formerly of Chase, Kansas. He was owner/operator of Gilmore Tank Service, Chase, Kansas for 30 years, and later worked as a hired truck driver. Bob served i…

  • Wellington

    Dorothy Ann Zeitlow

    Dorothy Ann Zeitlow October 13, 1929 – January 30, 2019 Dorothy Ann Zeitlow, formerly of Wellington, Kansas, died Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at her home with family by her sid… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Wellington

    Dolores A. Earles

    Dolores A. Earles July 21, 1931 – February 4, 2019 Dolores Ann (Stork) Earles, of Argonia, Kansas, passed on Monday, February 4, 2019 following a lengthy illness at the Su… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Salina

    Doris Marie Schrag

    Doris Marie Schrag, 96, of Salina, passed away Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. Doris was born in St. Paul, Minn., on Aug. 12, 1922, a daughter of the late Lillibelle (Clayson) and Nye J. Langmade. Survivors include: brother, Douglas Langmade, of Raymore, Mo.; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Adam Schrag; and brothers, Wallace Langmade, Floyd Langmade, Calvin Langmade, Lloyd Langmade and Oliver Langmade. Graveside services […]

  • Salina

    Carl “Chester” Russell

    COURTLAND — Carl “Chester” Russell, 88, beloved husband, father and grandfather, departed this life peacefully, surrounded by family, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. Chester, son of Carl and Dorothy (Anderson) Russell, was the oldest of 10 children, and was born July 29, 1930, at home, on a farm northwest of Belleville, moving at age 1 to Courtland. He attended Park Hill School for eight years and graduated from Courtland High School in 1948. He was united in […]

  • Salina

    Dale L. Keesling

    ABILENE — Dale L. Keesling, 55, passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at his home. He was born Sept. 9, 1963, to Melvin R. and Virginia (Munden) Keesling. Dale graduated from Abilene High School and attended Kansas State University for two years.  Dale is survived by his mother, Virginia “Ginny” Keesling, of Abilene; son, Hunter Orr, of Nashville, Tenn.; brother, Douglas Keesling, of Lakeland, Fla.; three nieces; three nephews; and his […]

  • Salina

    Francis J. Ptacek

    RUSSELL — Francis J. “Frank” Ptacek, 85, passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. Frank was born June 25, 1933, to Frank C. and Anna (Kepka) Ptacek. He married Betty LaFern Stickney, Dec. 27, 1954. He was a U.S. Army veteran.Survivors: daughters, Audrey Dougherty (Mitch), and Carmen Vonfeldt (Alan); sons, Craig Ptacek (Pam), Mark Ptacek (Tammy), and Jerry Ptacek (Karen); sister, Anna Mae Janda; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. […]

  • Salina

    Marjorie Joan Gutscher

    FRANKLIN, Neb. — Marjorie Joan Gutscher, 83, formerly of Scandia, Kan., passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. She was born, Dec. 26, 1935, in rural Scandia to Glenn H. and Marcile E. (Thomas) Currie. She married Victor L. Gutscher in October 1953. She is survived by brother, Robert Currie, of Belleville, Kan.; sister, Cheryl Loring (Arnold), of Scandia; sister-in-law, Dee Anna Currie, of Inman, Kan; and nieces and nephews.She was […]

  • Salina

    Nadine M. Giese

    GAYLORD — Nadine M. Giese, 81, passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at SunPorch of Smith Center. Nadine was born April 13, 1937, in Smith County to Gilford and Frieda (Engelke) Frank. She married Robert Lee Giese on April 10, 1980.Nadine is survived by a brother, Eldon Frank (Cindy), of Minneapolis, and a host of other family and friends.She was preceded in death by her husband Robert, Aug. 4, 2018; parents; sister, Juanita LeVan; and a infant brother. […]

  • Salina

    Diana Landau

    OAKLEY — Diana Landau, 64, passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. She was born March 14, 1954, in Norfolk, Va., to Donald and Goldie (Willson) Young. She was a pharmacist in Lawrence. She is survived by her father, Donald Young, of Colby; sons, Dustin Landau, of Gardner, and Kirk Landau, of Lawrence; brother, Robert Young; and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mom, Goldie. There will be a graveside service at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, […]