LARNED - James A. (Jim) Bohart, 80 passed away Dec. 27, 2015, at the Via Christi St. Francis Hospital in Wichita. Born July 30, 1935, in Larned, he was the son of Jack and Neta Smith Bohart. On July 22, 1956, he married Joan Blackwell in Larned. She survives. A longtime area resident of Larned he was retired from the USD 495 School and as a Chamber of Commerce Manager.
GREAT BEND - Russell C. Combs, 57, died Sept. 22, 2015, at Great Bend Regional Hospital. Born Dec. 4, 1957, in Hutchinson, he was the son of Clarence "Chief" and Florence "Jean" (Berry) Combs. A resident of Great Bend, he owned and operated C&S Concessions, C&S Fireworks, C&S Tires, C&S Repo, Triple A Lockout and C&S Hotshot.