• Colby,  Oakley

    Christa Nye

    Christa Mae Nye, 93, of Colby, went to be with her Lord and Savior on March 3, 2019. Christa was born on December 25, 1925 in Mulvane, KS. She spent her adult life in Colby, KS and was active in Eastern Star, Rebecca’s and Oddfellows. Christa held the office of Worthy Matron for the Eastern Star in the Colby Chapter. She was a long-time member of First Christian Church in Colby. Christa is preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Duane Nye; son, Dennis Kenaman; parents, Ethel and Calvin Niblack; brothers, Jack, Vernon, Pete, R.A., Bill, Chet, Glenn, and Larry; and sisters, Roberta and Cora. She is survived…

  • Manhattan

    Lillie Punch

    Lillie J. Punch, 68, of Manhattan, KS, passed away on Monday, February 11, 2019. A Celebration of life will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at the Bethel AME Church at 11:00 AM. Arrangements have been entrusted to Carlson’s…

  • Salina

    Vern Dallen

    CONCORDIA — Vern Dallen, 102, a lifelong Cloud County resident, passed away March 2, 2019. He was born March 17, 1916, the son of Leon and Laura (Bonaly) Dallen, and was raised on a farm north of Miltonvale. He married Clementine Breault of Aurora, Oct. 5, 1937. They had one son, James, of Spokane, Wash., who survives. Both farming and carpentry were in his family tradition. Vern and Clementine first farmed near Miltonvale and then east of Aurora, moving to […]

  • Salina

    Charles N. Romm Sr.

    BENNINGTON — Charles N. Romm Sr., 81, of Bennington, passed away, Saturday, March 2, 2019. Wilson Family Funeral Home, Minneapolis, is handling arrangements.

  • Salina

    Opal Joy McElroy

    RANDALL — Opal Joy McElroy, 94, passed away Feb. 27, 2019, at the Resident Care Center in Beloit. She was born May 11, 1924 to Ellery and Zelma Owen Rank in the Randall community.Opal graduated from Randall Rural High School. She married Carl Dale McElroy, Sept. 19, 1942, in Concordia.  To this union, two daughters were born, Judy Kay and Carol Joye. Opal and Carl celebrated 71 years together before Carl’s passing in 2014. A lifetime […]

  • Salina

    Vera Irene Stein

    LINDSBORG — Vera Irene “Billie” Stein, 85, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, at Bethany Home, Lindsborg. Billie was born May 31, 1933, in Oklahoma, spending her early years on the 101 Ranch. Billie was the mother of three children, and farm wife, and caregiver to Leonard, her late husband. She is survived by: her daughter, Teresa A. Wilson (Mark) of Abilene; sisters, Sheryl and Delores; daughter-in-law, Denise Stein; six grandchildren; and six great- […]

  • Salina

    Vera Ann Jewell

    Vera Ann Jewell, 60, of Salina, passed away Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019. She was born March 9, 2019, in Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.Survivors include: her children, Jeramie Jay Wood (Jenny Lincoln) of Roanoke, Va. and Sierra Amber Pullam of San Diego, Calif.; grandchildren, Emma Wood, and Kanaan Pullam; aunt, Betty Shelby; and dear friend, Vicky Millison.She was preceded in death by: her parents, Delmar and Lily (Vanhoose) Jewell; sister, Lorraine Jewell; and brother, Dale Jewell. […]

  • Salina

    Imogene Grace Roush

    LEBANON — Imogene Grace Roush, 84, passed away Friday, March 1, 2019, at Independent Living in Smith Center. Imogene was born May 30, 1934, the daughter of George and Nina (Samuelson) Deichen, in Banner Township, Smith County, Kan. She was a housewife. Survivors include: her husband, Leland of the home; daughters, Connie Tholstrup (Mike) of Concordia, and Cindy Steinert (Arlyn) of Hoisington; sons, Kirk Roush of Carrollton, Texas, and Kelly Roush (Sue) […]

  • Salina

    Donald Herman Steuber

    McPHERSON — Donald Herman “Don” Steuber, 90, passed away Feb. 28, 2019, in Inman. Don was born July 17, 1928, to Wilhelmina “Minnie” Frederica (Naegele) and Hermann Johann Steuber. He married Alice Faye Weinhold, Nov. 22, 1956. He was a U.S. Army Korean War veteran. Survivors: wife, Alice; son, Gary Steuber of Loveland, Ohio; siblings, Neal J. Steuber (Wanda), and Ruth Meyer; brother-in-law, Carl Gustafson; grandchildren, David Steuber (Kelly), […]

  • Salina

    Linda Ann Loudis

    Linda Ann Loudis, 64, of Salina, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019. Linda was born in Oroville, Calif., July 7, 1954, a daughter of the late Leah (Waite) and Robert Lowthian. Linda married Tom Loudis, Sept. 13, 1975. She and her husband Tom started Paragon Business Forms, Salina, in 1994.Survivors include: her husband, Tom of the home; daughter, Jennifer Loudis and Jason Davis, of Kansas City, Mo.; son, Thomas Jay Loudis of Frisco, Colo.; brother, Gregory and Sue […]

  • Salina

    John A. Luck

    John A. Luck, 51, of Salina, passed away Friday, March 1, 2019, in Salina. Hall Funeral Home, Lincoln, is handling arrangements.

  • Salina

    Benjamin David Ollenberger

    HAYS — Benjamin David Ollenberger, 42, passed away Monday, Feb. 25, 2019, in Hays. Ben was born July 29, 1976, in Ellsworth, to David and Helen Ollenberger. The family moved to Herington, in 1979. Ben graduated from Herington High School in 1994. He married Melissa Vignery in 1999. They were blessed with three children, David, Adeline, and Amelia. They later divorced. At the time of his passing, Ben was living in Hays with his significant other, Lesly Rupp.Ben is […]

  • Salina

    Brady Douglas Whitis

    LOS ANGELES — Brady Douglas Whitis, 43, passed away Feb. 22, 2019. He was born Oct. 26, 1975, in Ransom, Kan., the son of Richard Douglas and Kathleen (Legleiter) Whitis. His life growing up was in LaCrosse, Kan., graduating from LaCrosse High School. He then attended Fort Scott Community College with a scholarship in football. From there he attended Northern State University in Aberdeen, S.D. to continue his education and was a four-year starter in football, […]

  • Shawnee

    Lynn Dell Hedrick

    Lynn D. Hedrick, 87, of Roeland Park, KS passed away on March 1st, 2019. Lynn was born on May 16th, 1931 in Hargill, TX to Jabez and Emma Meister. Lynn was the second oldest of six siblings. She grew up in Burlington, OK. When she was in 10th grade, the family moved to Girard, KS where Lynn graduated from Girard High School. On October 15th, 1950, Lynn married Bill J. Hedrick and they moved to Hepler, KS. Lynn and Bill moved to Kansas City in the 1950’s and later moved to Roeland Park where they raised their three children, Marla, Rebecca and David. She was a homemaker with a great…

  • McPherson County

    John William Ferrell

    John William Ferrell, 88, of McPherson, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, surrounded by family at McPherson Hospital. He was an educator and administrator at Central Christian College, McPherson.John was born on March 4, 1930, in Dallas, the son of Benjamin Franklin Ferrell, Sr. and Winnie J. (Leach) Ferrell.  He received his Associate Degree from Central Christian College, […]

  • McPherson County

    Donald Herman ‘Don’ Steuber

    INMAN — Donald Herman “Don” Steuber, 90, of McPherson, passed away at 7:40 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 while in the company of family members, at Pleasant View Home, Inman.Don was born in Sylvan Grove, on July 17, 1928, a son of Wilhelmina “Minnie”  Frederica  (Naegele) and Hermann Johann Steuber.Don attended the Bethlehem […]

  • McPherson County

    Selma Koehn

    MOUNDRIDGE — Selma Koehn, 101, passed away peacefully at Moundridge Manor of Moundridge, on Feb. 28, 2019. She was born on Aug. 23, 1917 in McPherson County to Benjamin A. and Susie (Becker) Koehn. Selma was a member of Gospel Mennonite Church.  She was a homemaker, family caretaker, and a lover of animals.She is survived by her […]

  • McPherson County

    Earl C. Guiot

    WICHITA — Earl C. Guiot 82, retired school superintendent and long-time educator, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m., Friday, March 8 with a funeral service at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 9, both at Downing & Lahey West. He was preceded by parents, Clayton D. and […]

  • Manhattan

    Stanley Roy Bartel

    Stanley Roy Bartel, age 76, died February 28, 2019, at Good Shepherd Hospice House following an intense battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born in Goessel, Kansas, and made Manhattan, Kansas, his home for over 50 years with his wife,…

  • Topeka

    Harrop, Anna B.

    Anna B. Harrop Anna B. Harrop, 81, of Berryton passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. Cremation has taken place and as per Anna’s wishes, no…

  • Topeka

    Shaw, Ed

    Ed Shaw “Leader of the Band” Music Makers Love you forever 8-8-1937 – 2-24-2019 Funeral: Monday, March 4, 2019 2:00 p.m. Davidson Funeral Home

  • Topeka

    Chaffin, Frank

    Frank Chaffin Frank Chaffin, 76, of Topeka, died Wednesday, February 27, 2019. Frank was born January 5, 1943 in Newton, Kansas, the son of Frank…

  • Topeka

    Rathbun, Earline Joy

    Earline Joy Rathbun Park City, Kansas – Earline Joy Rathbun, 78, passed away Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Wesley Woodlawn Hospital in Wichita. She…

  • Lawrence

    Reetz, Wilma

    Arrangements for Wilma R. Reetz, 90, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Mrs. Reetz died Friday, Mar. 1, 2019,…