HOISINGTON - Gladys Voos, 86, died June 6, at Kansas Medical Center, Andover. Born May 4, 1927 in Hoisington, she was the daughter of Luther and Mary Elizabeth (Phillips) Marcum. On Feb. 12, 1948 she married Melvin Bates in Hoisington. He died on Oct. 15, 1958. On April 30, 1960 she married Ray Hartman in Hoisington. They later divorced. On Oct. 10, 1970 she married Melvin Voos in Hoisington. He died on Dec. 28, 1991. Gladys retired from being a care giver at the age of 84.
GARDEN CITY - Greg Biernacki, 59, died July 12 at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City. Born May 18, 1954 in Garden City, he was the son of Fred and Edna (Wright) Biernacki. On March 29, 1973 he married Diana Smith in Garden City. In 1973 he graduated from Garden City High School. He worked for Post & Brown Well Service which later became Post & Mastin Well Service for 23 years. In 2000 he and John Huber formed BHS Pumping, LLC which he has owned and operated since.
F. Robert "Bob" Kopke, 89, died July 13 at Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born Nov. 3, 1923 in Great Bend, he was the son of Webster "Web" and Marie (McMurtry) Kopke. On Aug. 10, 1945 he married Norma Jean Gaunt in Great Bend. She survives. A graduate of the Wisconsin School of Banking, Mr. Kopke was a retired Installment Loan Officer of the Hutchinson National Bank. After retirement, he served as the president of Maize State Bank in Maize until 1998. He had also worked intermittently for Cook and Weber Funeral Home and Bryant Funeral Home in Great ...
ELLINWOOD - Promote handicapped children in a healthy environment - physically, emotionally and spiritually - for a better future. That is the theme for this years conference/summer camp for families of children with disabilities in Romania sponsored by Star of Hope out of Ellinwood. Mark Aug. 21 - 24 on your calendar and pray for the families who will be gathering to share burdens, joys, exchange information and helpful suggestions.
Terry Bauer, Nationally Certiï¬ed in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCTMB), has created a special atmosphere for her clients at "A Touch of Country Massage Therapy" located at 2811 10th Street in Great Bend.
Once in a long while all the chips fall the right way and a Kansas farm family raises the best wheat crop it ever had. The Kent Winter family of northwestern Sedgwick County harvested such a crop in late June of this year.
July 14, 2013|
John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau
Ruth Trahan, Certified Massage Therapist and Reflexologist, has joined the staff at Heartland Center for Wholistic Health. She is a graduate of Butler Community College in Andover with an Associates Degree in Applied Science. Ruth is trained in Swedish, Sports and Deep Tissue, and Chair Massage. She also does Raindrop Therapy. Ruth Trahan and Jessica Williams, MT are available for appointments Monday
The following well-balanced and nutritious Friendship Meals will be served for lunch at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. Meals are served with milk; donations for coffee and tea are accepted.
Dr. Bill King will celebrate his 80th birthday and 20 years of retirement from his OB-Gyn Practice with a come and go reception from 2 to 4 p.m. on Aug. 2, at StoneRidge Country Club, 24th and Frey. Friends, colleagues, and former patients are invited. No gifts are requested.
Willis and Theresa Bieberle will celebrate their 60th anniversary from 1 to 4 p.m. on Aug. 2 at St. Patrick's Parish Center, 4100 Broadway in Great Bend. Hosts for the event will be their children, Mark Bieberle of Wichita, Robert Bieberle of Topeka and Mary Kay and Dave Lumadue of Pittsburgh, Pa. The couple has seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Timothy and Barbara Burnett of Pittsburgh, Pa. and LaVern and Elaine Schneider of Albert, announce the engagement of their children Alexandria Dee Burnett and Scott Edward Schneider. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late John and Dolores Burnett. The prospective groom is
In today's harried world, seems like everyone's schedule is filled to the brim with activities. Both parents work, kids go to school and participate in student government, sports or any number of events. Seems families meet each other coming and going. Still, most parents believe it's more important than ever to dedicate the dinner hour to developing and nurturing relationships with family members.
July 26, 2015|
John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau
The Barton Community College Board of Trustees will vote on publishing next year's budget when it meets at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, in room F-30, on the lower level of the Fine Arts Building. The recommended budget would require an estimated property tax rate of 33.124 mills this year; that is exactly the same as the actual tax rate in 2014.
Steven J. Thomas, 58, passed away at his home in Great Bend on July 24, 2015. Steve was born on July 1, 1957, at Hutchinson, to Glen L. and Patty L. (Herndon) Thomas. He grew up in Lebanon, Kansas, and graduated from Lebanon High School in 1975. In 1976 he moved to Great Bend and attended Barton County Community College, where he obtained an Associate of Science degree.
LARNED – Linda O. Zielke, 66, passed away July 23, 2015, at the Pawnee Valley Community Hospital, Larned. She was born Nov. 4, 1948, in Greene, New York, the daughter of Leonard and Thelma Pierce Oles. A longtime area resident, she was a homemaker.