• Garden City

    Brenda Myers

    Brenda Myers, 78, died Friday, March 8, 2019 at the Ranch House Home and Rehabilitation in Garden City. She was born December 29, 1940 in Crawfordsville, Indiana the daughter of Cleo Houston & Anna Katherine (Free) Zachary. Brenda grew up in Crawfordsville, Indiana where she attended school and graduated from high school in 1959. On July 5, 1959, she married James C. Myers in Crawfordsville, Indiana. They lived in Seattle, Washington, Indianapolis, Indiana, Hatteras, North Carolina, Garden City, Kansas, and Goodland, Kansas before moving to Holcomb, Kansas. A homemaker, Brenda also worked as a guide and gift shop manager at High Plains Museum while living in Goodland. She was a…

  • Lyons,  Sterling

    Sara Barbara Sleeper

    Sara Barbara Sleeper Sara Barbara Fair Sleeper, died peacefully on March 7, 2019, at the age of 101 in Hutchinson, Kansas. She was born in Alden, Kansas, on September 23, 1917 to Nina M. Altland Fair and James H. Fair. JH was out in the field hauling silage when he was told he had a daughter. As their only child she was much loved and enjoyed an idyllic childhood in Alden, and often reminisced about how fortunate she was to have lived in small town America. Sara graduated from Alden High Scho…

  • Olathe

    Sharon E. (Freeman) Bruning

    Sharon E. (Freeman) Bruning Visitation: Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 12:30pm to 1:30pm Service: Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 1:30pm Sharon E. (Freeman) Bruning, 80, of Olathe, KS, passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. She was born in Detroit, Michigan… More

  • Salina

    Duane Lloyd Carlson

    GREAT BEND — Duane “Dewey” Lloyd Carlson, 81, formerly of Leonardville and Manhattan, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019 in Great Bend. He was born Thursday April 8, 1937, at Park View Hospital in Manhattan to Lloyd and Viola Carlson. Duane graduated from Leonardville High School in 1955 and he later began working at Farm Bureau, where he built his career. He enlisted with the Army National Guard on Nov. 19, 1958, and was honorably […]

  • Salina

    Genny Abrahams

    HILLSBORO — Genny Abrahams, 76, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019, at Bethesda Home in Goessel. She was born March 25, 1942, in Hillsboro to Jacob and Annie (Loewen) Winter. She married Chuck Abrahams on Dec. 2, 1960, in Hillsboro.Survivors include: husband, Chuck Abrahams, of Goessel; son, Brad Abrahams (Rose), of Silver Lake; daughter, Marci Heidebrecht (Ron), of Hillsboro; brother, Vernon Winter, of McPherson; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. […]

  • Salina

    Mary Jean Tiernan

    Mary Jean Tiernan, 83, of Salina, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Mrs. Tiernan was born Sept. 30, 1935, in Grinnell, Iowa, and was a resident of Salina since 1971. She was a loving mother, grandmother and wife. She retired with over 30 years from Tony’s Pizza.Survivors include: her sons, Marty (Sherrie) and Kevin (Denise), both of Salina; daughter, Erin Kerby, of Salina; brother, Jack Hakes, of Oregon; sister, Jerrie Kleymann, of Iowa; 11 grandchildren; and […]

  • Salina

    Cheryl Kay Willard

    Cheryl Kay Willard, 62, of Salina, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Cheryl was born in Topeka on Feb. 26, 1957. She graduated from Council Grove High School in 1975. Cheryl was employed by St. John’s Hospital/SRHC in the sleep lab for 25 years. She is the daughter of Deloris A. Moore Neumayer, of Council Grove, and Joe L. Wilson, of Fort Worth, Texas.Cheryl enjoyed creating artistic crafts and was devoted to Capri. She was a member of All Saints Orthodox Christian Church, […]

  • Salina

    Donald E. Copper

    SMITH CENTER — Donald E. Copper, 93, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Don was born Jan. 2, 1926. He was a U.S. Army WWII veteran.Survivors: daughter, Nancy Roberts, of Wichita; sons, Jeff Copper (Marla), of Hays, and Jim Copper (Pam), of North Newton; sisters-in-law, Betty Jane Lambert, Carolyn Heaton (Kurt), and Marilyn Copper; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.Preceded in death by: his […]

  • Salina

    Don Albin

    UTICA — Don Lee Albin, 89, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2019. He was born May 18, 1929, to Ernest L. and Myrtle Hester (Goss) Albin. He married Francis Arlene Flagler on May 2, 1948. She died in 1991. He then married Dorothy Pearl Richert on May 15, 1994.Survivors: sons, Tom Albin (Maryle) and Doug Albin (Laurie); daughter, Eloise Albin Hall (Mark); stepchildren, Steve Richert (Jeanne), Mike Richert (Diana), Deb Richert Regier (John), Robin Richert Souter […]

  • Salina

    John Aaron Luck

    John Aaron Luck, 51, of Salina, passed away Friday, March 1, 2019, in Salina. He was born Dec. 1, 1967, in Lincoln, to Paul Elmer and Dorothy Jean (Perkins) Luck. Left to celebrate his life are: his brothers, Dennis Luck (Becky), Alan Luck (Sharon) and Michael Luck (Monica), all of Lincoln; nephews, Austin and Braden; nieces, Heather and Holly; and great-nephew, Jayden. He was preceded in death by his parents. Family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, […]

  • Salina

    Bobby J. Gassmann

    OAKLEY — Bobby J. Gassmann, 72, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Salina.Kennedy-Koster Funeral Home, Oakley, is handling arrangements.

  • Salina

    Leo Berens

    COLBY — Leo Berens, 99, of Colby, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2019.Baalmann Mortuary, Colby, is handling arrangements.

  • Salina

    Rosemary Bange

    COLBY — Rosemary Bange, 92, of Colby, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019.Baalmann Mortuary, Colby, is handling arrangements. 

  • Salina

    Lonnie L. Lemon

    TAMPA — Lonnie L. Lemon, 68, of Tampa, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019, at his residence.Stockham Family Funeral Home, McPherson, is handling arrangements. 

  • Salina

    Elmer Matthew Jacobs

    GOODLAND — Elmer Matthew Jacobs, 81, passed away Monday, March 4, 2019. Elmer was born April 16, 1937, to Raymond Matthew and Rose Magdaline (Ritter) Jacobs. He married Viola Leona Brungardt on May 25, 1957.Survivors: children, Jeanne Jacobs, Delilah Leiker (Don), Debra Garber (Doug), Jennifer Sievers (Scott) and AFS daughter, Carolina Sievers (Mark); one brother; a sister,; and seven grandchildren.Preceded in death by: his parents; wife, Viola; […]

  • Great Bend

    Duane Lloyd ‘Dewey’ Carlson 1937 – 2019

    GREAT BEND — Duane “Dewey” Lloyd Carlson, 81, of Great Bend, formerly of Leonardville and Manhattan, passed away March 7, 2019, in Great Bend, Kansas. He was born on Thursday April 8, 1937, at Park View Hospital in Manhattan, Kansas, to Lloyd and Viola Carlson.

  • Parsons

    James W. Wethey

    CHETOPA — Pastor James W. Wethey, 74, of Chetopa passed away at 7:32 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at his home surrounded by his family.  Survivors include his wife, Diane Wethey of the home.

  • Hillsboro

    Genny Abrahams

    Hillsboro – Genny Abrahams, 76, died March 7, 2019 at Bethesda Home in Goessel.  She was born March 25, 1942 in Hillsboro to Jacob and Annie (Loewen) Winter.  She married Chuck Abrahams December 2, 1960 in Hillsboro.  Survivors include: husband, Chuck Abrahams of Goessel; son, Brad (Rose) Abrahams of Silver Lake, KS; daughter, Marci (Ron) Heidebrecht of Hillsboro; brother, Vernon Winter of McPherson; 6 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.  Celebration of Life Service 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2019 at First Mennonite Church in Hillsboro with Pastor Jeremy Matlock Officiating.  Family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until service time at the Church on Saturday.  Interment at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church…

  • Shawnee

    Richard Max Fuller

    Max Fuller, 84, of Olathe, KS passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Vintage Park Assisted Living.     Max was born April 6, 1934 in Kansas City, Missouri to the late Wait and Verna Fuller.  Max graduated from Southwest High School in 1952. Max earned his private pilot’s license and loved flying.  He was the owner of Budget Auto Glass for 15 years before retiring in 1995.    He is survived by his children, Debi Grebenik and husband Mike; Marsha Petzel and husband Abe; Christine Fuller and husband Tom Clark; Scott Fuller; five grandchildren, Dole Grebenik and wife Lindsley; Tosh Grebenik and wife Ashlyn; Kristen Roth and husband Patrick;…