• Beloit

    Harold R. Seely | 06/01/2019

    View The Obituary For Harold R. Seely. Please join us in Loving, Sharing and Memorializing Harold R. Seely on this permanent online memorial presented by Roberts Family Funeral Service.

  • Salina

    Norma Kay Schultz

    SMITH CENTER — Norma Kay (Weltmer) Schultz, 80, passed away May 28, 2019, at the Parkview Care Center in Osborne. Survivors: children, Sheryl Macklin (Duane), Lori Schultz, and Randy Schultz, all of Smith Center; two grandchildren; a great-grandson; and brother, Richard Weltmer, of Smith Center. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at the Simmons-Rentschler Mortuary, Smith Center. Celebration of life service will be at 2 p. […]

  • Salina

    Ronald James Hallman

    MOUNDRIDGE — Ronald James Hallman, 85, formerly of McPherson, passed away Friday, May 31, 2019, at Pine Village. Ron was born June 8, 1933, to Albert Elmer and Olive Ruby (Ducker) Hallman. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran.  Survivors: his daughter, Angela Rutherford of Scotts Valley, Calif.; and brother, Bernard Hallman of Marana, Ariz. Preceded in death by: his parents; and siblings, Phylbert Johnson, Alberta Olsen, Shirley Keen, Larry Hallman and […]

  • Salina

    Bernie Koch

    WICHITA — Bernie Koch, 70, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Bernie was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the oldest of 10 children. He was a graduate of Missouri Southern College.Working his way through college at a TV station in Joplin, Mo., he began his career in broadcast journalism. Bernie worked for KTVH (KWCH), WIBW (Topeka) and KAKE-TV. Bernie Spent 21 years as Vice President of Government Relations for the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce. He retired in 2018 as […]

  • Salina

    John William Wiggins

    MCPHERSON — John William “JB” Wiggins, 81, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2019. JB was born Sept. 26, 1937, to Leona May (Davis) and John Joseph Wiggins. He married Genevieve Godinez, Oct. 20, 1955.Survivors: wife, Gen Wiggins; son, Cameron Wiggins (Shelly) of McPherson; sister, Lurinda West (Roy) of Oklahoma City; and grandchildren, Lindsay Wiggins and Austin Wiggins.  Preceded in death by: his parents; son, Cory Wade Wiggins; and brother, Jim […]

  • Salina

    Lois June Holopirek

    MCPHERSON — Lois June Holopirek, 88, formerly of Rush Center, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2019, in Hutchinson. Lois was born July 23, 1930, in La Crosse, to Ernest and Zelma (Moore) Hallett. She married Eugene Roland Holopirek, Oct. 14, 1948.Survivors: daughter, Sharon Johnson (John) of McPherson; granddaughter, Dee Erway-Sherwood (Ryan Sherwood); great-grandchildren, Cody, Cole, and Lauren Sherwood; sisters, Norma Kelley, and Charlotte Peters (Bill […]

  • Salina

    Robert Jay Weller

    ROXBURY — Robert Jay “Bob” Weller, 69, passed away Sunday, May 26, 2019, at the place he loved the most, Home on the Farm, surrounded by those who loved him. Never following the rule book, yet writing his own, Bob was born Jan. 2, 1950, to Keith and Ila (Norton) Weller in Salina. He learned to farm from his dad and often referred to his mother as his best friend.  Graduating from South East of Saline, attending welding school, and […]

  • Garden City

    Kayla Marie Holmes-Diaz

    HUTCHINSON — Kayla Marie Holmes-Diaz, 30, died May 19, 2019, in Orange, Calif.She was born July 5, 1988, in Mesa, Ariz., to Brian and Stacy (Hendrix) Holmes.She graduated from Garden City High School and attended Hutchinson Community College. Her major interest was art and she won a Scholastic Art Award in New York City when she was 15. She loved to spend time with her friends and daughter. One of her favorite things to do was watch movies with others.On Jan. 21, […]

  • Garden City

    Tad Nathaniel Kepley

    ULYSSES — Tad Nathaniel Kepley, 50, died Jan. 16, 2019, in Santa Fe, N.M.He was born Dec. 7, 1968, in Topeka to Larry and Virginia (Waugh) Kepley.Memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at First United Methodist Church Wesley Hall in Ulysses. A private inurnment will be at Golden Cemetery in Grant County.Memorial contributions may be given to an educational fund for his daughters, Grant County 4-H, or by giving a book, especially a […]

  • Ottawa


    Raymond J. Boehm, 86, of Ottawa, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at AdventHealth Ottawa.A Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m., Monday, June 3, 2019, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The Rosary will be 6 p.m., Sunday, June 2, 2019, at Dengel & Son Mortuary, followed by a visitation for family and friends from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Interment at noon at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery, 89th Terrace & Pflumm Road, Lenexa, Kansas. The family suggests memorial contributions to […]

  • Iola

    William Brite Jr.

    William B. Brite Jr., 77, died Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at his home in Le Roy. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the First Christian Church in Le Roy, with visitation at the church from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be in the Le Roy Cemetery. Van Arsdale Funeral Home of Le Roy is in charge of arrangements. Obituaries

  • Great Bend

    Lois June Holopirek 1930 – 2019

    MCPHERSON — Lois June Holopirek, 88, of McPherson, Kan. and formerly of Rush Center, Kan., passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 30, 2019, surrounded by family at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center, Hutchinson, Kan. Lois was a homemaker and custodian at Timken Elementary School in Timken, Kan. Lois was born on July 23, 1930, in La Crosse, Kan., the daughter of Ernest and Zelma (Moore) Hallett.

  • Emporia

    James F. “Jim” Barr

    James F. “Jim” Barr, 95, died May 28, 2019, at Morris County Hospital, Council Grove. He was born July 30, 1923, in Emporia, to Carl O. and Margaret (Drummond) Barr. Jim graduated from Elmdale High School, received 40 hours of…

  • Shawnee

    Tyler Keith Haynes

    Tyler K, Haynes, 25, of Shawnee passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at his home.  Tyler was born November 9, 1993 to Renee and Kevin Haynes in Shawnee, KS. He graduated from Blue Valley North High School in 2012 and then earned a bachelor of arts from the University of Kansas in 2016.  Tyler is survived by his father, Kevin Haynes; his mother, Renee Haynes and husband Terry Blankenship; grandmother, Rosie Keith; and an uncle, John Haynes; and an aunt, Donna Olson Chop.  Visitation and Services Visitation will be 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 8 at the Amos Family Funeral Home in Shawnee.  A celebration of Tyler’s life will…

  • Garden City

    Lindy Payne Cooper

    Lindy Payne Cooper, 90, died May 25, 2019, at his home in Syracuse.He was born on Aug. 8, 1928, in Shamrock, Okla., to John Vandver Cooper and Grace Pearl (Hardin) Cooper.He moved around a lot growing up and ultimately graduated from Sequoya High School in 1947. On March 17, 1951, he married Ruth Nadine Reed in Claremore, Okla., and eventually made their home in Syracuse.He is survived by his son, John Cooper of Canon City, Colo.; daughter, Beverly Knoll of Buena Vista, […]

  • Garden City

    Virgil Moyne Morris

    JOHNSON — Virgil Moyne Morris, 86, died May 28, 2019, at the Stanton County Hospital in Johnson.He was born on Feb. 11, 1933, to Robert Morris and Bernita (Webb) Morris Jones in Sterling.He graduated from high school in Bristol, Okla. On July 19, 1953, he married Wilma Jean Sturdevant in Garden City.He was known as Moyne until he went to the U.S. Army. In 1963, he moved his family to Johnson to work for Royce Fiss. Later, he and LaVerne Fiss created the farm Fiss […]

  • Topeka

    Darrah Ph.D., Marvin

    Marvin Darrah, Ph.D. Marvin Eugene Darrah, Ph.D., 88, Topeka, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Monday,…

  • Topeka

    Ratcliff, Elaine

    Elaine Ratcliff Elaine Ratcliffe, 65, of Topeka passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at her home in Carbondale, Kansas. Her funeral service will be…

  • Lawrence

    Hargett, Hilda

    Hilda V. Hargett, age 82, of Baldwin City, KS, passed away May 28, 2019, at Baldwin healthcare and Rehabilitation, Baldwin City. She was born April…

  • Lawrence

    Kelly, Luther

    Luther Joseph Kelly ,78 passed away on 5/19/19. in Eudora, Ks. He was born 6/21/1940 in Carlisle, Pa. to Marne Kelly. Luther grew up in Carlisle, Pa….