TIMKEN - Irene Marie Holopirek, 91, died Dec. 29, 2015, at Cherry Village Nursing Home, Great Bend. She was born Feb. 24, 1924, at Great Bend, the daughter of Narzis Joseph and Mary Laura (Horyna) Gleissner. She married Alvin G. "Al" Holopirek Aug. 24, 1947, at Pike's Peak, Colorado. He died March 22, 2005.
Instead of another depressing rant on how the political class is selling us down the river, I'm offering practical advice this week on how to remain in the wife's good graces and still get to watch all the football you want on Christmas or New Year's Day.
Quilts of Valor were presented to veterans Dec. 18, 2015, at the Argonne American Legion Post 180 in Great Bend. They were presented by the Golden Plains Quilts of Valor unless otherwise noted. The tops were done by various individuals and, unless otherwise noted, they were quilted by Amy Schartz Mellor. Photos were taken by Gerald Postlewaite.
Jon A. Kubitscheck, 57, died Dec. 26, 2015, at Great Bend Regional Hospital. He was born Oct. 11, 1958, at Liberal, the son of Joseph L. and Viola Mae (Weigel) Kubitscheck. A Great Bend resident since the mid '90s, coming from Minturn, Colo., Jon was a mechanic by trade and worked in the construction industry.
HOISINGTON - Funeral services for Robert E. Ray, 88, have been postponed due to inclement weather. Services had been scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 28, at the Sterling Community Cemetery in Sterling. Services are now pending and will be announced by Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home in Hoisington.
Christmas Day is just past and New Year's is staring us in the face. This week we wrap up the major stories in agriculture over the past year. These are in no particular order and the list is by no means complete.
December 27, 2015|
Dr. Victor L. Martin