• Augusta,  El Dorado

    Jerry Hope Wilson

    Jerry Hope Wilson 74, retired truck driver passed away at his home in Middleburg, Fl. Sept. 10, 2019.He was born March 18, 1945 at El Dorado, to Robert W. and Mary K. Hope Wilson.He was an Augusta High School graduate of 1963, and served his country in U.S. Army in Korea and Vietnam.In 1968 he married Elizabeth “Betty” Goeller and together they raised two sons.He is survived by son Ward (Jessica) Wilson of Fl., daughter-in-law Carol Fortner of […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Nita Jane Patterson

    Nita Jane Patterson, 96, of Leon, KS, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019 in Wichita, KS. Visitation 10 a.m. Monday, October 21, 2019 with service following at 11 a.m. both at Leon Methodist Church, Leon, KS. Burial will follow at Leon Cemetery, Leon, KS.Nita was born in Carrier, OK on May 2, 1923, to the late Ruth (Bone) and Glyde Davis. She was a teacher at Leon High School for many years.On September 25, 1948 she married Robert Joseph Patterson in Carrier, OK. He […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Rochelle Smith

    Rochelle Kay Miller Smith was born on July 4, 1943 in Wichita, Kansas. She was the daughter of Milo & Elda (Flechall) Miller.She worked as a buyer for Beech Raytheon an aircraft manufacturer. On September 30, 2002 she married Gary Smith in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Rochelle and Gary moved to Branson in 2011 from Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Rochelle loved to quilt and made beautiful quilt tops.She entered into rest on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at her home in Branson. She […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Joseph “Joe” Alvin Childers

     Joseph “Joe” Alvin Childers passed away on Oct. 4, 2019 in Bel Aire, KS. at the age of 91.Born to Ivan H. and Leona (Woods) Childers on Jan 2,1928 in El Dorado, KS.Joe is preceded in death by his parents.Private service will be held at a later date.

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Brigitte Cartwright​​

     Brigitte’s life began on January 19, 1933 in Czechoslovakia; the daughter of Ruchard and Kathryn (Waller) Rustler. Brigitte moved to the United States in 1962 to Junction City. Brigitte eventually moved to Potwin in 1970: where she remained until moving to El Dorado in 2016.She worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant at Wheatstate Manor. Brigitte enjoyed watching television and attributed learning English from watching her favorite shows—”The Young and the […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Dr. Glenn E. Hoskinson

     Dr. Glenn E. Hoskinson, DVM, 86, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. Glenn was born in Stafford, KS on August 10, 1933 to the late Lizzie (Stewart) and Willie Hoskinson. He graduated from Stafford High School in 1951 and went on to earn a degree in Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University in 1957. He was joined in marriage to Eleanor Phelps on August 7, 1955 in Mt. Hope, KS. In 1959 they established Hoskinson Animal Clinic in Augusta, KS. Later, as the […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Curtis Duane Kiser

    Curtis Duane Kiser, 57, of Augusta, KS, passed away Monday, September 30, 2019.Visitation 6-8 p.m. Thursday, October 3, 2019 at Headley Funeral Chapel. Service 2:30 p.m. Friday, October 4, 2019, at First Christian Church, Augusta, KS. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta, KS.Curt was born in Wichita, KS on September 8, 1962, to the late Roberta Lea (Seymour) and David Leroy Kiser. Curt graduated from Augusta High School where he was a baseball pitcher. He […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Raymond L. Day

    Raymond L. Day was born on December 10, 1930 in Barry County Missouri, the son of Henry B. and Sarah Alma (Mullins) Day.He was saved and baptized in 1950 and a year later married the love of his life on April 19, 1951 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.Raymond would watch the Kansas City Royals with his wife, but especially liked being outdoors tending to their garden and mowing. He was a dedicated and loyal employee to his job for 33 years and enjoyed his vacation time […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Hunter Cade Griffin

    Hunter Cade Griffin “Bear” beloved son and brother, entered into the loving embrace of God on September 30, 2019. He was born August 29, 1997, to Richard and Shari Griffin, in Wichita, Kansas. Hunter was home schooled from age 4 through High School and attended Butler Community College and Benedictine College. He was an aspiring writer, inventor of cool things, musician, sailor, artist, black belt and the boy with not only the biggest muscles, but also the biggest heart. He will be forever […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Alice M. Walz

    Alice Mae Walz was born on May 4, 1927 in El Dorado, Kansas; the daughter of Elmer Ellis and Martha Emily (Ingalls) Schafer. Alice graduated from El Dorado High School in 1945.She married the love of her life H. Doyle Walz on June 1, 1947 in El Dorado, Kansas.She enjoyed gardening, taking care of the ranch, and fishing.Alice’s greatest joys in life was her family which includes; children, Marta (Jim) Specht of Friday Harbor, Washington, Anita Walz of […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Ilene Proctor

    Longtime El Dorado, and former Rooks County resident Ilene Proctor, died Sunday, October 6, 2019 at her home in El Dorado, with her loving family at her side. She was 82 years of age.She was born Ilene Mae Davey in Webster, Kansas, on January 20, 1937, the daughter of Nettie M. (Campbell) and George Thomas. She grew up in Stockton, graduating with the class of 1955. She went on to receive her Bachelor’s Degree from Kansas State, and then attended and received her […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Kenneth Wayne Snyder

    Kenneth Wayne Snyder passed away September 19, 2018 at 52 years unexpectedly at his home in Lawrence, Kansas.He was born February 18, 1966 in Eureka, Kansas.Memorial will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 at Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta, Kansas.He leaves his son, Michael Dominic Snyder and his ex-wife, Susan Taylor, of Park City, Kansas; wife, Carolyn Mae Jones of the home.; parents, Gerald and Joan (Winzer) Snyder, of Augusta; sister, Cynthia Snyder of Topeka; […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Charles E. McKinney

    Charles Eugene McKinney was born on July 4, 1933 in western Kansas; the son of Alva and Hazel (Reynolds) McKinney.He married the love of his life Nona Darlene (Smith) Barkus-McKinney on December 24, 1979.Charles served his country during the Korean War. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and loved attending and watching their games. He enjoyed being outdoors, farming, working with cattle and spending time with his dog Zoey.His greatest joys in life […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Michael Wayne Morgan

    Micheal Wayne Morgan, 70, Burns, died September 17, 2019 at St. Luke Living Center in Marion.He was born December 14, 1948 to Ivan and Margaret (Bishoff) Morgan in Wichita.Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro is handling arrangements.

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Gayle Galligher

    Gayle Letitia Galligher, 81, of Douglass, Kansas, passed away Monday, September 16, 2019 in Wichita.Visitation 3-5 p.m. Sunday, September 22, 2019 at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta. Graveside service 3 p.m. Monday, September 23, 2019 at Towanda Cemetery.Gayle was born in Louisiana on May 20, 1938.She was preceded in death by her mother, Cathrine E. Musser, and her father, Fred E. Lachenmeyr.She graduated from Avant High School. Gayle retired as a […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Tom Schmidt

     Tom Schmidt, 69, of Towanda, KS, passed away Friday, September 20, 2019 in Wichita, KS. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, September 25, 2019 and service 10 a.m. Thursday, September 26, 2019, both at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta, KS.Tom was born in El Dorado, KS on January 19, 1950, to the late Evelyn (Ward) and Emanuel “Monie” Schmidt. He worked in the oil field for many years doing various jobs.Tom enjoyed riding motorcycles and watching Old Western movies. […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Barbara J. Ladd

    Barbara J. (Duntz) Ladd was born on April 3, 1942 in Smith Center, Kansas; the daughter of Donald and Marguerite (Stoller) Duntz. She graduated from El Dorado High School in 1960. Barbara continued her education at Butler Community College and finished with an Associate’s degree.She enjoyed spending time with her cat and grand and great-grandchildren, crocheting, old westerns, Elvis and Conway Twitty.Her greatest joys in life was her family which includes […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Roberta Lea Kiser

    Roberta “Bert” Lea Kiser, 82, of Augusta, KS, passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2019.Visitation 4-6 p.m. Sunday, September 29, 2019 at Headley Funeral Chapel. Service 1:30 p.m. Monday, September 30, 2019, at First Christian Church, Augusta, KS. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery Augusta, KS.Bert was born in Reece, KS on March 14, 1937, to the late Dora (Ades) and Carl Seymour. She was an office manager at American Family Insurance for many years.On […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Shirley Ann (Broyles) Hinnen

    Shirley Ann (Broyles) Hinnen was born on March 19, 1936 in Newton, Kansas; the daughter of Kenneth F. and Betty L. (O’Keefe) Broyles.She graduated from Potwin High School in 1953. The family moved from Kansas to New Mexico in 1977. She eventually went on to Parks College and graduated with an associate’s degree in business planning.She married her high school sweetheart in Langendiebach, Germany and then married again on January 21, 1958 when they returned […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Frances M. Jackman

    Frances M. Jackman, retired registered nurse and life-long Kansas resident, passed away peacefully on September 1, 2019. She was 96 years old at the time of her death.She was born on the family farm near Dorrance, Kansas, the daughter of Ernest and Lena (Koetkemeyer) Anschutz. Frances was baptized and confirmed at the Dorrance Lutheran Church.In 1946, she was joined in marriage to Robert Jackman. This union produced two children, Nancy (Larry) Hager and Kenneth (Joanna) […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Venumbaka C. Reddy M.D.

    Venumbaka C. Reddy, M.D., age 73, died Saturday, September 21, 2019 in Las Vegas, NV. Dr. Reddy was born June 15, 1946 in Nellore, India to the late Venkatasubba Reddy and the late Kanthamma (Yeluru). He was their only child.He married Suguna V. Reddy (Nuvvuru) M.D. on August 9, 1970. Together they raised two beautiful children. V.C. graduated from V. R. College in Nellore India and Rangaraya Medical College in Kakinada, India, where he received his medical doctorate degree. He […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    David M. Phillips

    David M. Phillips, 74, passed away September 17, 2019 at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita, KS.David was born November 22, 1944 to Austin and Henrietta (White) Phillips in El Dorado, KS. His childhood years were spent on a farm near Latham, KS. He moved to Augusta in 1955 and attended Augusta schools, graduating from Augusta Senior High School in 1962. He later attended WSU and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in business administration.David retired as a […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Stacia M. Pickrell

    Stacia Marie Pickrell, 62, El Dorado, was born on May 13, 1957 in Wichita, Kansas, the daughter of Lawrence Duane and JoAnn Nell (Yeager) VanDegrift.She graduated from East High School in Wichita, Kansas class of 1975. She was always a hard worker and began the dedication right out of High School.Stacia married the love of her life in July of 2006 in El Dorado.She enjoyed caring for her grandchildren, working with the people she worked with and life itself. […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Jeremy Lee Choens

    Jeremy Lee Choens, 34, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, September 14, 2019 at his home in Carthage, Missouri. Jeremy was born January 23, 1985 in El Dorado, Kansas, to Hank Choens and Janelle (Corkin) Choens. He graduated from Carthage High School in 2003 and the University of Arkansas in 2008 with a BS in computer engineering.Jeremy had the biggest and kindest heart one could ever hope to meet. He had many passions as well. He loved learning new things, he was an avid reader, a […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Cleo Delphine Heape

    Cleo Delphine Heape, 90, passed peacefully on September 16, 2019 in El Dorado, Kansas. Delphine was born the youngest of six children on February 18, 1929 in Sawyer, Kansas to Joseph Herbert Tillotson and Florence Edna (Davis) Tillotson.She grew up on a farm in Barber County riding horses and raising bottle lambs. She married Darrell L. Heape in Pratt, Kansas on June 1st 1946 and they spent 64 years together. Delphine was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Richard W. Grace

    Longtime Burns, Kansas resident Richard W. “Rick” Grace died on Monday, September 2, 2019 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. He was 71 years of age.Rick was born in Burns on December 31, 1947, the son of Thomas J. and Dorothy M (Jones) Grace.Rick has farmed and been a rancher most of his life. He loved the outdoors and working with his livestock and his horses.Preceding Rick in death were his parents and one brother Robert […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Faye M. Parker

    Faye Marie Parker of El Dorado, died on Sunday, September 15, 2019, at Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital, in El Dorado, at the age of 81.She was born on June 16, 1938, in Checotah, Oklahoma, the daughter of James Luther and Maudie Queenie Ethel Mayflower (Smith) Lewis Justice. She was raised in Checotah and attended local schools. On August 25, 1953, Faye was united in marriage to Lowell Gene Parker in Eufaula, Oklahoma. They made their home in Oklahoma. To this union three […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    C. Lucille King

    Camilla “Lucille” King, 95, El Dorado, was born on July 10, 1924 in Matfield Green, Kansas; the daughter of Floyd Sylvester and Julia Ann (Pritchett) Cook. She graduated from El Dorado High School class of 1943 and married Lewis Virden King on August 9, 1945 in San Antonio, Texas.Lucille happily took on the responsibility of care taker for many of her family members. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, crafts, dancing and playing cards.Her greatest joy in life was her family […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Rebecca Ann Hargrove

     Rebecca Ann “Becci” Hargrove, 73, Augusta, passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2019 in Wichita, KS.Cremation will take place prior to the visitation and celebration of her life. Memorial Visitation with family present will be 3-5 p.m. Sunday, September 8, 2019. Celebration of Life will be 10 a.m. Monday, September 9, 2019, both at First Baptist Church, Augusta, KS.Becci was born in Wichita, KS on March 16, 1946, to the late Clarabel (Clark) and Ben Ed […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Kellen Michael Huggins

    ​Kellen Michael Huggins, age 37, of Independence, MO (formerly of El Dorado), passed away on August 22, 2019. Kellen was born on June 26, 1982 at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago, IL to Kendra Huggins and Steven Alexander. Kellen’s family were on their way to a family wedding when he decided to make an early appearance.A memorial service for Kellen will be held on Saturday, Sept 7, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. at the Old Paths Baptist Church, 4621 S. Shrank Dr, Independence, MO. […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Laura Ruth Cline

    Laura Ruth (Macy) Cline, was born November 17, 1948, in Clay Center, Kansas, and died on September 5, 2019 at Lake Point of Wichita, Kansas at the age of 70.Laura was preceded in death by her parents and her younger brother Wesley Macy.She is survived by her husband, David, of Wichita, Kansas; sons, Aaron Cline and Abraham Cline, both of Wichita; five grandchildren – Gaven Mork, Ann Cline, Abel Cline, Abigail Cline, and Adalia Cline; three brothers – David Macy […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Wilbur Barrett

     Wilbur Clayton Barrett was born in El Dorado, 9 April 1915, to parents Maynard Rease Barrett and Nora Ellen (Parker) Barrett.At age 25, in May 1940, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy, citing his reason for enlisting as “to learn a trade.” He served in the Pacific on the USS Oklahoma as Seaman, 2nd class, until that ship was sunk by torpedoes at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on December 7, 1941. He lost his life in that attack, and his unidentified remains were buried in a mass grave in […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Gerald Gilbert Markley

    Gerald Gilbert Markely, 76, Augusta, passed away Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 at home.His family will hold memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019 at 3 Wooden Crosses Cowboy Church, 5118 SW 100th, Augusta, Kansas 67010. Flowers may be sent directly to the church.Gerald was born in Wichita, Kansas, on Aug. 17, 1943, to the late Charlotte (Corbin) and Gilbert Markley.He served in the U.S. Air Force. He was a self-employed farrier and an operator at Mobil […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Anna Margaret Doornbos

    Anna “Margaret” Doornbos, 98, El Dorado, was born on December 19, 1918 in Pontiac, Kansas; the daughter of Herbert Almer and Anna Pearl (Hanger) Haines.She was an El Dorado High School graduate, class of 1936 and later went on to achieve her associates degree from Salt City Business College in 1940. She taught in Brownlow and other rural Kansas schools.On February 14, 1941, Margaret married Robert Curston Doornbos in Arkansas City, Kansas. She enjoyed gardening, sewing […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    William Austin Bush

    William Austin Bush, a retired U. S. Army LTC, took his final flight toward the heavens on 7 September 2019.He was born 16 October 1938 on the family farm near Ellisville, MS. He graduated from Jones County Junior College in 1958 and attended William Carey College in Hattiesburg, MS.He was a member of the Mississippi National Guard which was activated during the Cuban Crisis. He spent over eleven years as a medical evacuation helicopter pilot serving among other places […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Carl Livesay

     Carl “Ugly” Livesay, 90, Augusta, passed away Monday, September 2, 2019 in Wichita.Memorial gathering 1-3 p.m. Saturday, September 14, 2019, at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta. Private inurnment at Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta.Carl was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on July 7, 1929, to the late Marie Catherine (Whelen) and Carl Livesay.He served in the U.S. Army, and was later a machinist at Beechcraft. Carl was a member of the Kansas Muzzleloading […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Elizabeth Fischer Markley

     Elizabeth (Beth) Fischer Markley passed away August 29, 2019 in Topeka.Beth was born in Halstead, Kansas, on November 13, 1935. She lived in Augusta all her life with the exception of the past three years. Beth worked at the State Department of Health in Wichita before taking the job of Executive Secretary at Mobile Oil Corporation. Mobile Oil closed in 1983 and Beth became Secretary at St. James Catholic School in Augusta where she worked until she retired. […]

  • Augusta,  El Dorado

    Bill Dickson

    Billy Martin Dickson, 89, passed away on July 29, 2019, in his home in Gilbert, Arizona after a long battle with cancer.He was born to parents Ethel May Viers and George McCourter Dickson, on January 10, 1930, in Fort Dodge, Kansas. The family moved to El Dorado, Kansas when Bill was still a young boy in grade school.Bill served in the U. S. Air Force from 1951 to 1955. Both before and after his military service he was an entrepreneur, owning and running several […]