• Larned

    Randy Dale Reed | 03/21/2019

    View The Obituary For Randy Dale Reed. Please join us in Loving, Sharing and Memorializing Randy Dale Reed on this permanent online memorial presented by Beckwith Services & Monuments.

  • Lacygne

    Howard Logan

    Howard J. Logan, age 91, Centerville, Kansas passed away on Wednesday, March 21, 2019. He was born in Centerville, Kansas on July 5, 1927 the son of Boyd and Emma Hazen Logan. He worked in the oil field, the construction industry and as a farmer. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers: Glen, Clyde, and Jimmy Logan; six sisters: Patsy Logan, Emma Polzen, Ina Swallow, Betty Shafer Seitz, Loraine Middleton and Olive Kline. Howard is survived by two sisters; Doris Fisher and Nina Kirchener, numerous nieces, nephews, extended family, friends, and his beloved dog, Lillie. Graveside funeral service will be held 3 pm Sunday, March 24, 2019…

  • Kansas City

    Ronald Williams

    Ronald Williams Kansas City Life’s Reflections of Brother Ronald Jefferson Williams, Sr. Ronald Jefferson Williams, Sr. was the third child of seven, born to Percy Williams, Sr. and Tiny Louis (Blanchard) Williams on October 2, 1935. Ronald, “Ronnie”, “Shotgun”, “102”, “Paw Paw”, “Uncle”. As he was affectively called attended Stowe School, Northeast Junior High School and Sumner High School, graduating with the Class of 1953. Brother Williams during… Life’s Reflections of Brother Ronald Jef…

  • Lyons,  Sterling

    John Richard “Jack” Bray

    John Richard “Jack” Bray John Richard “Jack” Bray, 84, of Sterling, passed away March 19, 2019 at Hospital District #1 of Rice County, Lyons. He was born on January 20, 1935 on a farm near Belleville, Kansas, the second child of Richard and Dora Saip Bray. Jack graduated from Belleville High School with the class of 1952. He served in the United States Army from January 1957 until October 1958; and in the Army Reserves until January 1963. Mid-year 1959, Jack met Nettie Trost. They dated at th…

  • Lyons,  Sterling

    Edward George “Ed” Ankerholz

    Edward George “Ed” Ankerholz Edward George “Ed” Ankerholz, 95, of Lyons, passed away March 19, 2019 at Good Samaritan Society, Hutchinson, Kansas. He was born October 18, 1923 in rural Chase, Kansas, the son of Henry and Lena Blank Ankerholz. He graduated from Chase High School with the class of 1941. Ed was a near lifelong rural Chase resident. He was a farmer and oil field truck driver. Ed served in the United States Army during World War II, from February 13, 1945 until December 2, 1946. H…

  • Olathe

    Ann Duwe

    Ann Duwe Visitation: Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 9:30am to 10:30am Service: Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 11:00am Ann Duwe, 73, of Overland Park, went home to be with the Lord on March 18, 2019 after a long… More

  • Garden City

    Maria Efren Valdez

    ULYSSES — Maria Efren Valdez, 86, of Ulysses, died Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital in Ulysses.She was born May 3, 1932, in Tecolote, New Mexico, to Juan and Adelina (Gonzales) Esquibel.She grew up in New Mexico and has lived in Ulysses the last four years. She was from a migrant family and worked in California, Nebraska, Kansas and Colorado.She married Jose Ausencio Valdez on Nov. 8, 1948, in Tecolote.She previously worked at […]

  • Garden City

    Delbert Dean Riedl

    SCOTT CITY — Delbert Dean Riedl, 81, died Thursday, March 14, 2019, at the Scott County Hospital in Scott City.He was born on July 13, 1937, in LaCrosse to Fred Joseph and Julia Kraisinger Riedl.On July 21, 1963, he married Ruth Wells in Scott City. A lifetime resident of Scott City, he worked for Scott County until his retirement.He is survived by his wife, Ruth Riedl of Scott City; one son, Harold Riedl of Scott City; one daughter, Twilla Snell of Oklahoma City; […]

  • Salina

    Earl J. Befort

    MUNJOR — Earl J. Befort, 92, passed away Monday, March 18, 2019, in Hays. He was born Jan. 16, 1927, to Jacob and Lidwina (Leiker) Befort. He married Mary Ann Gabel on Nov. 10, 1955.Survivors: wife, Mary Ann; sons, Jake Befort (Mitzi), of Bison, and Lyle Befort (Linda), of Sublette; brother, Vernon Befort, of Mechanicsburg, Pa.; grandchildren, Amy Davidson (Michael), Ryan Befort (Sarah), Morgan Befort, Dusti Befort, Kali Befort and Dawn Befort; and […]

  • Salina

    Leonard Alexander Lenkiewicz

    Leonard Alexander Lenkiewicz, 72, of Salina, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Mr. Lenkiewicz was born June 7, 1946, in Jersey City, N.J., to Alexander and Sophie Lenkiewicz (Przychodski).He was raised in Jersey City, where he was a gifted athlete and discovered his love of sports. After high school graduation in 1964, he was recruited by Kansas Wesleyan University to play football. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in secondary education and history, and later obtained his […]

  • Salina

    Gregg Kitson

    CUNNINGHAM — Gregg Kitson, 61, passed away Monday, March 18, 2019, in Wichita. He was born May 10, 1957, in Nashville, Kan., to Eugene and Sue Gillen Kitson. A lifetime resident of the St. Leo and Cunningham communities, he was a Senior Operations Maintenance Technician for Northern Natural Gas. Gregg was a member of the St. Leo Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus, both of St. Leo.   He married Jill Goetz on Oct. 10, 1981, at St. […]

  • Salina

    Paul Donald Thelander

    McPHERSON — Paul Donald Thelander, 74, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Wichita. Paul was born Jan. 3, 1945, in Salina, to Paul Lester and Lillian (Engberg) Thelander. He graduated from Salina High School in 1963, and attended the University of Kansas. He was a retired engineer and draftsman for Certainteed.Survivors: cousins, Carol Kirk (Cliff), of Burrton, Larry Thelander (Judy), of Salina, Karen Overstreet (Jim) of Nampa, Idaho, Carolyn […]

  • Salina

    Lynnetta S. Bratton

    RUSSELL — Lynnetta S. Bratton, 67, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019, at Wheatland Nursing Center. Lynnetta was born June 4, 1951, to William and Edith (Ebbing) Bratton. She attended Trinity United Methodist Church in Russell. She enjoyed puzzles, reading the Bible, and spending time visiting with old and new friends. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family. Survivors: brother, Daniel Bratton (Renee), of New Port Richey, Fla.; and nieces and […]

  • Salina

    Catherine L. Wilkens

    CLAY CENTER — Catherine L. Wilkens, 87, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Manhattan. She was born Dec. 20, 1931, to Herman and Christina (Boerger) Lehman. She married Emil Wilkens, June 28, 1952.Survivors: daughter, Nancy Lehman; stepdaughter, Sharlene Brauer; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brothers, LeRoy Lehman (Elfrieda), and Bill Lehman (Cheryl); sisters, Louise Rahe, Patty Rahe, Ruth Simnitt and Judy Lotz […]

  • Salina

    Dan Brown

    Dan Brown, 80, of Salina, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2019.Ryan Mortuary, Salina, is handling arrangements.

  • Salina

    Rodney Deuel McAdams

    SAVANNAH, Ga. — Rodney Deuel McAdams, 71, passed away peacefully March 10, 2019, at Candler Hospital, Savannah, Ga. Rod was born July 17, 1947, in Manhattan, Kan., and grew up in the surrounding areas, graduating from Salina High School in 1966.He completed his B.A. at the Kansas State Teachers College in 1973 and his M.A. from the University of Akron in 1975. During this time, he also started a family, marrying his wife. Linda. and having three sons.For the next […]

  • Salina

    Kathryn J. McCune

    WICHITA — Kathryn J. (Siler) McCune, 85, passed away March 14, 2019.She is survived by her daughter, Linda Janette McCune Woods (Tod); and granddaughters, Sara Marie Woods Cicchi (Brendan), and Amy Nicole Woods.She was preceded in death by her husband, George Edward McCune: and her sons, Lee Edward McCune, and “Ernie” George Ernest McCune.Services will be held at 2 p.m. March 23, at Old Mission Mortuary, 3424 East 21st Street […]

  • Salina

    Dean Lamm

    OSBORNE — Dean Lamm, 93, of Osborne, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2019.Clark-Gashaw Mortuary, Osborne, is handling arrangements.

  • Salina

    Arleen A. Wittman

    HAYS — Arleen A. Wittman, 76, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at her home. She was born June 17, 1942, to John J. and Clara (Romme) Falkenstein. She married Wayne J. Wittman, June 5, 1965.Survivors: her husband, Wayne J. Wittman, and son, David Wittman, both of the home.Preceded in death by: her parents; brother, Leroy Falkenstein (JoAnn); and sister, Margaret Falkenstein.Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Sunday, March 24, at Cline’s-Keithley […]

  • Great Bend

    Maureen Patricia Bull 1943 – 2019

    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — Maureen Patricia Bull 76, of Saint Joseph, Mo., passed away Monday, March 18, 2019, at Mosaic Life Care Hospital. She was born March 8, 1943, in Seattle, Wash., daughter of the late Patricia and John Walsh.

  • Derby

    JoAnn “Jody” Honeycutt

    SALLISAW, OKLA. – JoAnn “Jody” Honeycutt, 84, passed away on March 18, 2019 in Sallisaw, Okla. Viewing will be noon – 8 pm Friday, March 22, 10 am – 8 pm Saturday, March 23 and 2 pm – 8 pm…

  • Derby

    Grant Alan Helmer

    DERBY – Grant Alan Helmer, 80, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019. Visitation: Thursday, March 21 from 1-8pm family present 5-7pm at Smith Mortuary, 1415 N. Rock Rd., Derby. Funeral Service: 2pm, Friday, March 22 at South Rock Christian Church,…

  • Garden City

    Roberta F. “Birdie” McGrew

    Roberta F. “Birdie” McGrew, 81, died Saturday, March 16, 2019, at the Kearny County Hospital in Lakin.She was born July 19, 1937, in Garden City to Octave Joseph and Mary Ann (Luttrell) LeFort.On Dec. 19, 1954, she married George D. McGrew in Garden City.A lifetime resident of Garden City, she attended Garden City schools and graduated from Garden City High School. She worked as a cook at El Rancho Café for 14 years. She later worked at Dillons for 18 […]