• Lacygne

    Robert Dale

    Robert “Lewis” Dale, age 85, La Cygne, Kansas passed away on Thursday, March 7, 2019. He was born in Mina, Arkansas on February 12, 1934 the son of Dewey Sr. and Mary Ann Dunn Dale. He attended elementary school at Osawatomie and graduated from Parker Rural High School. He worked as a telegraph operator for Missouri Pacific Railroad. On August 20, 1975, Lewis married Stella Margaruette Hunter. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church and was baptized on July 29, 1984. As a young boy, he excelled at school. He enjoyed trapping and tanning hides, collecting arrow heads, rocks and pocket knives. Lewis loved taking things apart to…

  • Marysville

    Kenneth Bures | 03/07/2019

    View The Obituary For Kenneth Bures. Please join us in Loving, Sharing and Memorializing Kenneth Bures on this permanent online memorial presented by Kinsley Mortuary, Padden Funeral Chapel, Hanover Mortuary & Axtell-Landreth Funeral Home.

  • Augusta

    Lester E. Hansen | 03/07/2019

    View The Obituary For Lester E. Hansen. Please join us in Loving, Sharing and Memorializing Lester E. Hansen on this permanent online memorial presented by Dunsford Funeral Home and Crematory.

  • Garden City

    Ruth Hubin

    Dighton- Ruth May Hubin, 82, died on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Lane County Hospital in Dighton. She was born on May 1, 1936 at Plainville the daughter of Chester & Julia (Reedy) Thurston. She married Lynn Dale “Dink” Hubin on October 5, 1954 at Hanston. He died on August 9, 2017. Ruth attended early school in Natoma and graduated High School at Hotchkiss, Colorado. She then moved back to Plainville to work in a restaurant where she met her husband. They moved to Dighton in 1959 where she was a homemaker raising her family. She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church and the American Legion Auxiliary.…

  • Garden City

    Jean Dunnam

    Jean A. Dunnam, 78, died Thursday, March 7, 2019 at the Ranch House Health & Rehabilitation in Garden City. She was born April 27, 1940 in Holcomb, Kansas the daughter of Jacob & Blanche Laura (Weigel) Quint. Jean grew up in a farm outside of Holcomb. She attended Holcomb schools and graduated from Holcomb High School. Jean then lived in Garden City, Dodge City, and Liberal before moving back to Garden City in 1991. She has lived in Garden City since. She worked as a legal secretary for an attorney and at High Plains Journal. She later worked as a caregiver for various people in Garden City. On June 7,…

  • Chanute

    Sandra Poulter 1934-2019

    Sandra Poulter, 84, of Chanute, KS, passed away Monday, March 4, 2019. Sandra, a longtime resident of Ponca City, OK, had moved to Chanute the summer of 2015. She was born August 21, 1934, to Cecil an

  • Chanute

    Mary Lou Carpenter 1934-2019

    Mary Lou Carpenter, 84, of Chanute, KS passed away on March 4, 2019. She was born to William and Rosie (Reed) Stone, one of nine children, in Chanute, KS on August 27, 1934 and was a lifelong resident

  • Cherryvale,  Fredonia

    Lorella Merle Baker

    Lorella Merle Baker June 30, 1925 – March 5, 2019 Lorella Merle Baker (Granny), 93, of Fredonia, Kansas, passed away Tuesday morning, March 5, 2019 at Morningstar Care Ho… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Ashland

    Betty Jean Kirkhart

    Betty Jean Kirkhart Laverne Betty J. Kirkhart born July 3,1923 in the Speeremore community southwest of Laverne to Howard and Minnie Lloyd was introduced to eternal life with our heavenly father March 5, 2019. She was the fourth child and was referred to as the firecracker baby. She went to school at Speeremore until Howard and Minnie decided to move to Laverne so Betty could finish schooling where she graduated with the class of 41.   She met the love of her life shortly after grad…

  • Olathe

    James William Jensen

    James William Jensen James William Jensen, 85, Olathe, KS, formally of Davenport, IA passed away peacefully Friday, March 1, 2019 at St. Luke’s… More

  • Salina

    Ruth M. Russell

    CHESTER, Neb. — Ruth M. Russell, 96, passed away Monday, March 4, 2019. She was born in Pittsburg, Kan. She is survived by son, Thomas J. Russell, of Chester; daughter, Cheryl Fintel of Chester; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.Friends may call 1-8 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, where the family will receive friends from 4-6.Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, March 8, at United […]

  • Salina

    Sam Harold Wright

    Sam Harold Wright, 67, of Salina, passed away Monday, March 4, 2019. He was born Nov. 22, 1951, in Oberlin, to Harold and Ileen (Bainter) Wright and was raised in the Dresden, Kan., community.He attended school at Dresden, Bird City and Norton, graduating from Jennings High School in 1973. After high school, he moved to Salina to find work. He did job training at OCCK and later worked at several businesses until his health deteriorated. Sam is survived by sisters, […]

  • Salina

    Sylvia A. Weaver

    BELLEVILLE — Sylvia A. Weaver, 95, passed away Feb. 25, 2019. She was born Aug. 9, 1923, in rural Munden, Kan., the daughter of Charles F. Horak and Elsie A. (Nemec) Horak. She was united in marriage to Raymond Weaver on April 18, 1942. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Belleville, United Methodist Women, Republic County Czech Club, 75-year-plus member of the Order of Eastern Star, and a charter member of the Stardust Study Club. […]

  • Salina

    Karen Rae Brungardt

    HAYS — Karen Rae (Wilhelm) Brungardt, 73, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019. She was born Aug. 25, 1945, to Ed and Gertie (Hoff) Wilhelm. She married Roy Brungardt on June 25, 1966.Survivors: sons, Jeff Brungardt (Suzanne), of Kansas City, and Kirk Brungardt, of Dallas; sisters, her twin, Sharon Strecker, of Kansas City, Janice Schmidt, of Kansas City and Donna Howard, of Hawaii; granddaughter, Katelyn Brungardt, of Chicago; and grandson, John […]

  • Salina

    Sally Buchholz

    HILL CITY — Sally Buchholz, 70, of Hill City, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019. Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney, is handling arrangements.

  • Salina

    Rowdy L. Rafferty

    GOEHNER, Neb. — Rowdy “Rod” L. Rafferty, 68, passed away March 1, 2019, in Omaha, Neb. He was born, July 1, 1950, in Concordia, Kan., to Lyle Rafferty and Ella Baker.Survivors: mother, Ella Rae Rafferty, of Beloit, Kan.; Lynda Dewey, Mankato, Rae Rafferty, Barnard and Jami Underwood, Jewell; and many nieces and nephews. Cremation was chosen, and burial will be at a later date. Megrue-Price Funeral Home, Superior, Neb., is helping with […]

  • Salina

    Robert Eugene Esker

    HOUSTON — Robert “Bob” Eugene Esker, 88, passed from this life to his eternal home on Feb. 26, 2019. “Bobbie” was raised by Ross and Ione Shepherd, in Chapman, Kan., upon the death of his mother.Bob was the son of Bernard Henry Esker and Iris “Dolly” Eilene (Kelly) Esker, who predeceased him. In addition to his parents, Bob was predeceased by: his child bride of 71 years, Lois Irene (Morgan) Esker; his oldest daughter, Lois Eileen (Esker) Anderson; […]

  • Salina

    Ronald Gene King

    ELLIS — Ronald Gene King, 77, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Hays. He was born Jan. 10, 1942, to Clarence and Edna (Armbruster) King. He married Marilyn L. Schoenberger on Nov. 30, 1963.  Survivors: daughter, Brenda Waring (Steve), of Hays; son, Rodney King (Colleen), of Ellis; sister, Roxanne Trimbath, of Hemmet, Calif.; grandchildren, Zach and Rhian Patterson, of Hays, Robbie King and Kaylee Kingsley; great-grandson, Brenton Kingsley. […]

  • Salina

    Floris J. Raile

    ST. FRANCIS — Floris J. Raile, 90, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019. She was born Oct. 20, 1928. She was a homemaker and an office clerk.Survivors: son, Jeff Raile, of Goodland; daughter, Leslie Hook (Eric), of St. Francis; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.Preceded in death by: husband Glen Raile; and infant son, Bobby.Visitation: 5-7 today, March 7, at Knodel Funeral Home, with family present. There will be private family services, with […]

  • Garden City

    Velda A. Anderson

    ULYSSES — Velda A. Anderson, 81, died Saturday, March 2, 2019, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City.She was born Aug. 3, 1937, in Hugoton to Roy and Alba (Mason) Crawford.She married Larry Anderson on Dec. 18, 1955, in Hugoton.She grew up in Hugoton and graduated from Hugoton High School. She was a homemaker and did bookkeeping for the family fuel business.She is survived by her husband, Larry; sons, Steven of Rockwall, Texas, David of Aurora, Colo., […]

  • Garden City

    Frances D. Weibert

    SCOTT CITY — Frances D. Weibert, 102, died Monday, March 4, 2019, at the Park Lane Nursing Home in Scott City.Shee was born July 16, 1916, in Everton, Mo., to Wilson “Ovid” and Zella Drisdel McMillen.She married Alex Weibert on March 7, 1949, in Wichita.From Wichita, they moved to and stayed in Scott City, where she was the assistant Scott County treasurer.She is survived by her daughter, Mary Ann Gaylord of Honolulu; and two grandchildren. […]

  • Garden City

    John C. Lewis

    JOHNSON CITY — John C. Lewis, 92, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, at Pioneer Manor in Hugoton.He was born Sept. 13, 1926, in Byers to Irvin H. and Effie Mae (Hardin) Lewis.He married Anna Mae Edmisson on March 15, 1946, in Syracuse.He graduated from Johnson High School and would grow up to farm and raise cattle with his wife.He is survived by his son, Jim Lewis of Winfield; daughters, Sue Dowd and Peggy Lewis Stiles, both of Johnson City; brother, Irvin […]

  • Pratt County

    Byron Lee McLean, d. March 2, 2019

    Byron Lee McLean, 69, of Milford, KS, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Geary Community Hospital. Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. Thursday, March 7, 2019, at the Johnson Funeral Home 203 N. Washington Street. A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Friday, March 8, 2019, at the Milford Cemetery with Pastor Brian Mills officiating. Following the graveside service, the family will receive friends from 12-4 at the Elks Lodge in Junction City.In lieu of flowers, memorial […]

  • Derby

    Kevin Wayne Butler

    DERBY – Kevin Wayne Butler, 54, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019. Memorial Service: 10:00 am, Saturday, March 9 at Mulvane United Methodist Church, 107 S. Central, Mulvane, Kan.

  • Shawnee

    David Trent Jones

    David Trent Jones, 74, Kansas City, KS passed away Sunday, March 3, 2019 at the University of Kansas Med. Ctr. Kansas City, KS.  Trent was born March 11, 1944 in Red Oak, IA to George and Hazel (Jenkins) Jones. He was a graduate of Red Oak High School in 1962. Trent worked for Wilson Concrete in Omaha, NE and transferred to Kansas City, KS. He became an iron worker in October 1977, joining Iron Workers Local #10 and retiring in 2003. Trent worked on many projects including, Kemper Arena, Bartle Hall, Harrahs, Argosy, Flamingo, and Sam’s Town Casinos, cages at the Kansas City Zoo, parking garages at KUMC, bridges over…

  • Ottawa


    Richard “Larry” Hodges, 71, of Wellsville, Kansas, passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, at the Baldwin Healthcare and Rehab Center in Baldwin.A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 16, 2019, at the Wellsville Baptist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Larry Hodges Memorial Fund in care of Wilson’s, PO Box 486, Wellsville, KS 66092.Larry Hodges was born Feb. 24, 1947, in Magee, Mississippi, the son of Claudine Coy. He spent his early […]

  • Ottawa


    Bonnie Lou (Taylor) Close, 82, of Ottawa, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2019.Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Dengel & Son Mortuary. Family will meet with friends from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, March 8, at the mortuary. Interment Highland Cemetery, Ottawa. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Franklin County Cancer Foundation c/o Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory, Ottawa, Kansas 66067. Family and friends are encouraged to post […]