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    Deanna Ruth Long

    WICHITA — Deanna Ruth Long, 78, passed away Nov. 13, 2019. She was born Feb. 1, 1941, to Mrs. Mildred Long and Mr. Daniel Dean Long.Survivors: daughters, Teresa Courter (Mark), and Faythe Moreno (Fernando); sons, James Dean Morris, and Bobby “Keith” Morris; stepdaughter, Joni McCourtney (Dean); stepson, Brian Sales; grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Caleb Courter, Mark “Ethan” Courter (Adeline), Justin Garcia and Ashley Morris, […]

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    LaDonna Hensley

    HILL CITY — LaDonna Hensley, 95, passed away Nov. 17, 2019. She was born May 31, 1924, in Ada, Kan., to Alfred Rolla and Hazel Belle (Jones) Karns. She married George W. Hensley, Aug. 6, 1944.Survivors: daughter, Marcia Pyle (Tim) of Hutchinson; daughter-in-law, Brenda Hensley of Gallitin, Mo.; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and brother, Jim Karns of Plainville. Preceded in death by: her parents; her husband; son, Mitch; one brother; and one sister. […]

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    Rose Mary Loeffler

    CONCORDIA — Rose Mary Loeffler, 77, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019 at Salina Regional Medical Center. Nutter Mortuary, Concordia, is handling arrangements.

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    Irvin Duane Miller

    RUSSELL — Irvin Duane Miller, 81, passed away Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019. Duane was born Jan. 12, 1938 in Fairport, Kan., to Irvin Fred and Ruby Pearl (Finch) Miller. He married Donnie Jean Martin, June 11, 1960. Duane was a U.S. Marine veteran. Survivors: his daughter, Micah Becker (Ryan) of Russell; daughter-in-law, Jenna Miller of Gorham; grandchildren, Riley, Reagan, Elijah and Silas Becker and Connor, Christian, Janessa, Malachi, Matthias, […]

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    Charlotte Maxine Kissinger

    BELOIT — Charlotte Maxine (Johnson) Kissinger, 93, passed away Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 at Hilltop Lodge, Beloit. Maxine was born Nov. 12, 1926 to Earl and Esther Johnson. She married Karl Kissinger, Sept. 21, 1947.She will be remembered by: her daughter, Janice Mansfield (Tom) of Topeka; grandsons, Daniel Mansfield (Amy), Mark Mansfield; great-grandson, Alex; and by many friends.  She was preceded in death: by two brothers, Keith and Donald.Visitation will be 1- […]

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    Donald Dean Boyd

    CHAPMAN — Donald Dean Boyd, 89, passed away Nov. 18, 2019 at his home. Don was born Sept. 6, 1930, to Melvin and Ethyl Boyd in their Chapman home. Following his release from active duty he returned to his home town of Chapman. In 1959 he married Barbara Jean Meyer. Don and Barbara continued to live in this home for the next 60 years having two children, Greg and Mary. Don was preceded in death by all of his siblings and his wife. He wished to have a simple […]

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    Marvin L. Houdek

    BELLEVILLE — Marvin L. Houdek, 77, passed away Nov. 18, 2019. Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, is handling arrangements.

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    Dolores Fulton

    CLAY CENTER —  Dolores Fulton, 97, passed away Nov. 17, 2019. She was born Jan. 28, 1922, to Benjamin and Frances (Misner) Reed. She married Richard Fulton, Sept. 1, 1978.Survivors: three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by: her parents; husband, Richard; sons, Gary and Daniel Zamora II; and several brothers and sisters. Services will be at 10 a.m. Nov. 25, at Neill-Schwensen-Rook Funeral Home, […]

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    Alice Victoria Ellis Enfield

    NORTON — Alice Victoria (Lewis) Ellis Enfield, 77, passed away Nov. 19, 2019. Vicki was born Dec. 28, 1941 to F. Raymond and Lola Lewis. She married Robert W. Ellis, Aug. 11, 1963. Bob died in 1988. She married Larry J. Enfield, Sr. May 25, 1990. Larry died in 2013.Survivors: children, Brock Ellis, of Norton, Scott Ellis (Darla) of Norton, Honor Smith (Greg) of McPherson, and Larry Joe Enfield (Diana) of Norton; eight grandchildren; six great- […]

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    Donna Opal Clapsaddle

    MCPHERSON — Donna Opal Clapsaddle, 99, passed away Nov. 14, 2019 at The Cedars rest home in McPherson. She was born Jan. 23, 1920 in Gypsum. Donna attended school in Gypsum and graduated in 1938. She married William Clapsaddle, June 8, 1941 , moved to Southern California after their marriage, and lived in the same home in Lakewood, Calif., for 56 years. Donna is survived by: her son, John Clapsaddle (Chris); grandson, John; granddaughter, Michelle […]

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    Sean Allen Steckline

    KANSAS CITY — Sean Allen Steckline, 47, formerly of Hays, passed away Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. He was born Aug. 1, 1972 to Gordon and Diane (Gerstner) Steckline.  Survivors: his parents; brother, Kurtis Steckline of Hays; sister, Tacey Steckline of Hays; nephew, Joshua Labandeira; and nieces, Bailey Steckline, Hailey Zeman, and Lilly Zeman.  He was preceded in death by: his paternal grandparents, Esdore and Roberta Steckline, and […]

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    Lorraine Coulter

    HOXIE — Lorraine (Mills) Coulter, 87, passed away Nov. 19, 2019. She was born June 25, 1932 to Paul and Ruth (Mowry) Mills. She married Edwin “Ed” Coulter, June 2, 1952.Survivors: sons, Chuck Coulter (Lisa), and Tim Coulter (Lori); daughter, Janet Dunbar (Ron); seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and brother, Lloyd Mills.  Preceded in death by: husband, Ed; parents; a grandson; two brothers; and two sisters-in-law.Visitation: 1-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22 at […]

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    William James Crosley

    CAPE CORAL, Fla. — William James Crosley, 88, passed away Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019.  He was born June 23, 1931 in Louisville, Ala. He served in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars where he was a Purple Heart recipient. Following his retirement from the Army, he worked for the United States Postal service and retired again in 1997. Bill is survived by: his sister, Doris Herrin of Jamaica, N.Y.; and his brothers, Aaron Crosley and Riven Thomas Crosley, both of […]

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    Mary Lou Trump

    FRUITA, Colo. — Mary Lou Trump, 88, passed away Friday, Nov. 15, 2019 in Fruita, Colo.Visitation will be 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth, Kan., with a graveside service following at 11 a.m. in the Ellsworth Cemetery. She will be buried next to her husband of more than 50 years, Bill Trump, Jr.Online condolences: parsonsfh.com.

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    Michael Charles Antholz

    ST. FRANCIS — Michael Charles Antholz, 63, passed away Nov. 14, 2019, in Aurora, Colo. Mike was born Sept. 30, 1956, to Carl H. J. and Rita (Pianalto) Antholz. He married Margyre Sue Sanders, Oct. 14, 1978.Survivors: wife, Margyre; daughter, Bridgette; a brother-in-law.; two sisters-in-law; a brother; eight sisters; and many nieces, nephews and dear friends.  Preceded in death by: parents; a brother; a sister; and a brother-in-law. […]

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    George W. Colburn

    STOCKTON — George W. Colburn, 88, passed away Monday, Nov. 18, 2019 at Rooks County Health Center. He was born July 24, 1931 to George “Will” and Emma (Sander) Colburn. He married Linda L. (Lemon) Colburn, Feb. 21, 1976.  He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran.Survivors: wife, Linda; children, Harry Colburn (Winnelle), Tim Colburn (Dawnite), Curtis Patterson (Kim Knouf), Susan Patterson Friesen (Randy), and Brad Patterson (Brenda); 11 grandchildren; 18 great- […]

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    Marion Florence

    LINCOLN — Marion “Skip” Florence, 83, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, in Salina. Parsons Funeral Home-Hall Chapel, Lincoln, is handling arrangements. 

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    Afton Nickolas Jones

    SALINA — Afton Nickolas Jones, 98, passed away Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019. Afton was born in Morris, Okla., Oct. 19, 1921, a son of the late Florence Vernettie (Gattis) and Arthur Nickolas Jones. He was in the U.S. Army Air Corp, during WWII. He worked for Beech Aircraft for over 50 years and was an avid gardener and coin collector. Survivors include: daughters, Cynthia Thompson (Bryan) of Salina, and Kathy Brocato (Ralph) of Austin, Texas; grandchildren, […]

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    Don Ludden

    TESCOTT — Don Ludden, 87, passed away, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. Ryan Mortuary, Salina, is handling arrangements.  

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    Nicholas Chase Sheldon

    PARKER, Colo. — Nicholas Chase Sheldon, 23, passed away Nov. 11, 2019. Nicholas was born July 22, 1996 to William “Bill” and Mary (Long) Sheldon. He graduated from St. John’s Military School in Salina, Kan.  Nicholas worked as a Community Services Volunteer.  He enjoyed movies, video games, watching and playing football, and animals, especially his family dog, Jarvis. Nicholas is survived by: his parents, Bill and Mary Sheldon; […]

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    Larry Arnold Shepard

    LENORA — Larry Arnold Shepard, 78, passed away Monday, Nov. 11, 2019 at Norton Andbe Home. Larry was born Aug. 22, 1941, to Lewis “Barney” and Nelda Shepard. Larry married Shirley Bruning, June 2, 1961 in Logan.Larry is survived by: his wife, Shirley of Lenora; sons, Gary Shepard of Lenora, Paul Shepard of Concordia, and Jim Shepard of Cave Creek, Ariz.; six grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; […]

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    Christopher D. Montague

    WICHITA — Christopher D. “Buck” Montague, 36, passed awayThursday, Nov. 7, 2019 at Castaic, Calif.Survivors: his beloved son, Cash Wayne Montague; parents, Gary and Debra (Moore) Montague; siblings, Jennifer Wise-Bisel (Courtney Grater); Randy Wise (Amanda), Melissa Gross (Justin), and Marcy Wyatt (Brady); nieces and nephews, Paige Wilson and Bailey Bisel, Natalie Wise, Chayse, Brigham and Reid Gross, and Jaxon and Rori Wyatt; and great-niece, Rylee […]

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    Gayle Sullivan

    SUPERIOR, Neb. — Gayle Sullivan, 71, passed away Nov. 16, 2019. She was born March 18, 1948, to Bryan and Catherine (Hamer) Weems. She married Francis “Frank” Sullivan, Sept. 20, 1969.Survivors: her husband, Frank; sons, Bryan (Susan) of Gastonia, N.C., James (Traci) of Lincoln, and Philip Sullivan and James Brickley of New York, N.Y.; two grandchildren; siblings, Bryan Weems Jr. (Carolee), Janice Roberts, Catherine Ann Martin (Jerry); […]

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    Bernard Leo Corcoran

    OBERLIN — Bernard Leo Corcoran, 80, passed away Nov. 18, 2019 at Andbe Home, Norton. Bernard was born Jan. 12, 1939 to William and Helen (Traxler) Corcoran. He married Marlena Elling, July 5, 1969.  Survivors: sons, Chris Corcoran (Janice) of Fort Collins, Colo., and Brian Corcoran of Hays; daughters, Sharon Corcoran of Goodland, and Becky Graham (Justin) of Norton; brothers, Raymond, Robert, and Paul Corcoran; sister, Frances Nothdruft; four […]

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    Myron E. DeGraff

    CONCORDIA — Myron E. DeGraff, 82, passed away Monday, Nov. 18, 2019 in Belleville. He was born Oct. 31, 1937 to Charles and Ruby (Huscher) DeGraff. He married Virginia (Walker) DeGraff, June 14, 1964. He was a farmer and stockman all his life.Survivors: his wife of 55 years, Virginia; son, Doug DeGraff (Amy); daughter, Janet Michaud (Rod); grandchildren, Adrianna Michaud (Zak), Brendan Michaud, and Daegen DeGraff; and sister, Marge […]

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    Ruthe Ann Hilgendorf

    LINCOLN — Ruthe Ann Hilgendorf, 91, passed away Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 in Lincoln. She was born Oct. 20, 1928 in rural Lincoln County to Joseph and Mabel (Ditto) Wolford.Ruthe is survived by: her son, Christopher Alan Hilgendorf; daughters, Danne Jo Crawford-Ryan (Herbert), and Jeanne Ann Crawford-Wiebke; grandchildren, Tim, Shannon, and Lacie; and great-grandchildren, Gage, Bailey, Levi, and Tatum. She was preceded in death by: her parents; husbands, Dan Crawford and Roland […]

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    Anita M. Karlin

    HAYS — Anita M. (Kuhn) Karlin, 83, passed away Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. She was born July 10, 1936, to Paul A. and Josephine (Engel) Kuhn. Anita married Edward J. Karlin, Oct. 26, 1957.Survivors: daughters, Marie Wade (Don) of Dodge City, Lisa Karlin of Hays, and Patti Havel (Corey) of Leavenworth; grandchildren, Taylor Wade (Emma), Samuel Culbreath (Heather), Alex Karlin, and Grant Karlin.  Preceded in death by: her parents; husband; one […]

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    Velma May Mihm

    HUTCHINSON — Velma May Mihm, 77, formerly of Tescott, passed away Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. Wilson Family Funeral Home, Minneapolis, is handling arrangements.  

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    Steven and Sherry Torres

    BELLEVILLE — Steven Anthony Torres, 62, and Sherry Lee Torres, 62, passed away Nov. 16, 2019.Steven was born Aug. 14, 1957, the son of Frank Torres and Maureen (Hallinan) Dore. Sherry was born Oct. 14, 1957, the daughter of Gerald Tate Walker and Mariam Mary Louis (Boulier) Hancock. Steven and Sherry are survived by: children, Christopher Nami, Tylor Sherman, Brenda Finnegan, Sandra Fuller, and Tiffany Torres; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. […]

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    Garnett U. Angel

    OLATHE — Garnett U. (White) Angel, 92, formerly of Paradise, passed away at home Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019. She was born, June 28, 1927, to Charles J. W. White and Ula A (Bartlett) White. She married John S. Angel, May 19, 1945.Survivors: children, Janette Ross (Richard) of Olathe, and Gene Angel (Lynn) of Paradise; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; brother, Dr. Vernon White (Merilyn); and a host of nieces and […]

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    Loretta June Mentlick

    COLBY — Loretta June Mentlick, 74, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, at her home. She was born Aug. 4, 1945, in Tacoma, Wash., to Elmer and Minne Boxberger. Loretta graduated from Russel High School and attended Colby Community College.She is survived by: her son, Travis Goodheart (Velma); stepchildren, Lesa Beamer and Stacy Mentlick; siblings, Gladys Standley, Ronald Boxberger, and Donald Boxberger; two grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.  Preceded in death […]

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    Maxine Kissinger

    BELOIT — Maxine Kissinger, 93, passed away Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 at Hilltop Lodge. Kleppinger Funeral Home, Jewell, is handling arrangements.

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    Virginia Lee Eklund

    HUTCHINSON — Virginia Lee Eklund, 96, formerly of Natoma, passed away Nov. 9, 2019. Virginia was born Feb. 28, 1923, to Francis Marion and Louise (Meade) Gookins. She married Robert Grant Eklund, Sept. 16, 1939.Survivors: her sons, Ken Eklund (Marsha) of Clancy, Mont., and Bill Eklund (Becky) of Springdale, Ark.; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by: husband, Robert; three brothers; three sisters; […]

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    William John Pfannenstiel

    PITTSBURG — William John “Bill” Pfannenstiel, 75, passed away Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019 at his residence. He was born May 25, 1944, in Lebanon, Kan., to Jacob and Magdalen (Geist) Pfannenstiel. He married Cynthia Susan Bittel, Sept. 4, 1965, at St. Mary’s Church in Ellis.Bill’s education included a BA in political science from Fort Hays State University in 1966 and a BS in education from University of Kansas in 1968. When […]

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    Kathleen Ann Clark

    WINFIELD — Kathleen Ann “Cathi” Clark, 61, passed away Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019 at William Newton Hospital.The family will hold memorial services at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 21 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Winfield. Burial will take place at a later date in Oakley, Kan.Memorial contributions may be made to the Winfield Isle of Lights to purchase a display to honor her love of art. Contributions may be left in the care of the Shelley Family Funeral Home of […]

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    Saundra R. Dunbar

    CLAY CENTER — Saundra R. Dunbar, 76, passed away Nov. 16, 2019. She was born March 16, 1943, the daughter of Clarence and Genevieve (Kidwell) Siebold. Saundra married Jim Dunbar, Aug. 27, 1979.Survivors: her husband, Jim of Clay Center; son, Tony and wife Lara Mallean of Manhattan; sister, Denice and husband Larry Mossburgh of Clay Center;  and granddaughter, McKenna Mallean.  She was preceded in death by; her parents; and son, Jeffrey Mallean. […]

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    Phyllis L. Ross

    WEBBER — Phyllis L. Ross, 83, passed away Nov. 14, 2019, in Deshler, Neb. She was born Aug. 5, 1936, to John and Gretta (Thompsen) Biltoft. She married Arnold Ross, Aug. 21, 1955.Survivors: her husband, Arnold; sons Mark (Janet) of Federal Way, Wash., Kent (Susan) of Superior, Neb., Jay (Kathy) of Superior, and Eric (Lisa) of Manhattan, Kan.; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Don Biltoft (Lola); sister, Lora Novak; and […]