Robert Lee "Bob" Martin, 69, died April 9, 2013 at his home in Great Bend. He was born March 5, 1944 at Chico, Calif., the son of Robert M. and Pauline (Shephard) Martin.
E. Pearl Carson, 99, died April 7 at Woodhaven Care Center in Ellinwood. Born Dec. 22, 1913 in Wilcox, Ariz., she was the daughter of John Smith and Suzie Stahl. On Dec. 21, 1929 she married Russell Augusta Carson in Oklahoma City, Okla. He died in 1968. An Ellinwood resident for the past 10 years, and a Barton County resident since 1945, formerly of Oklahoma, she was retired from Fuller Brush. She also worked in food service and did baby-sitting. She was an avid gardener.
Kenneth Wayne Pack, Jr., 55, died April 5, at his home in Great Bend. Born Oct. 21, 1957 in Urbana, Ohio, he was the son of Kenneth Wayne and Nancy (Stevens) Pack.
Kenneth Wayne Pack, Jr., 55, died April 5, at home in Great Bend. Born Oct. 21, 1957 at Urbana, Ohio, he was the son of Kenneth Wayne and Nancy (Stevens) Pack.
Ervin (Erv) G. Birzer, 79, died peacefully at Serenity House of Santa Barbara, Calif., on March 29. Born Dec. 29, 1933 near Ellinwood, his was the son of Joseph Frank and Marie Ann (Huslig) Birzer.
Oliver Roy Batman, 82, died April 6, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita. Born October 28, 1930 at Stafford County, he was the son of Albert Roy and Lina H. (Nicolet) Batman.
WICHITA - Melford Dale DeWald, 84, formerly of Bazine, passed away Sunday, March 31, 2013. He was born April 22, 1928 in rural Bazine, Ness County, to Reuben S. DeWald and Mattie Mae (Staley) DeWald. Melford was a retired Ness City Junior and Senior High math teacher, farmer and cattleman. He married Ruthye Jo Keil on Jan. 21, 1951 in Bazine. She died May 29, 2004. He served as a Ness County commissioner for eight ...
GREAT BEND - Keith Wayne Brack, 68, died March 30, 2013, at his home in Great Bend. Mr. Brack was born June 5, 1944, in La Crosse, the son of Harry and Esther (Freidenberger) Brack. He was a nine-year resident of Great Bend, moving there from Manhattan. He was a 1962 graduate of Otis High School. He was employed for Sears for over 20 years until his retirement. He was an active member of ...
GREAT BEND - Jane Francis Hall, 74, died April 3, 2013 at River Bend Assisted Living in Great Bend. Born May 4, 1938 in Pueblo, Colo., she was the daughter of Francis Dominic and Loretta Marie (Schmidt) Buser. She grew up in Pueblo, Colo., and moved to Wichita to attend nurse's training. She was a head Registered Nurse in the pediatric ward at St. Francis Medical Center in Wichita for 16 years and played the ...
Jane Francis Hall, 74, died April 3 at River Bend Assisted Living Center, Great Bend. Services are pending with Bryant Funeral Home in Great Bend.
Keith Wayne Brack of Great Bend died on April 3 at his home in Great Bend. Services are pending with Janousek Funeral Home in LaCrosse.
Mae Weaver 91, died on April 4 at River Bend Assisted Living Center in Great Bend. Born Feb. 3, 1922, in Burlington, she was the daughter of Elmer Edward and Ellen Marie (Walking) Kepler. She graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in home economics. On Sept. 20, 1942, she married Robert John Weaver in Burlington. He died on July 12, 2012. A longtime Barton County Home Economist, Mrs. Weaver was ...
GREAT BEND - Rhonda R. Klug, 49, died April 3, 2013 at her home in Great Bend. She was born May 2, 1963 at Oakley, the daughter of Dennis A. and Wilma Doreen (Chaney) Arnberger. She married Tom Klug Oct. 13, 1984 at Great Bend. She was bakery manager for Dillons for 26 years and after her retirement, she enjoyed cleaning houses for friends. Mrs. Klug was a Great Bend resident since 1976, coming from ...
CLAFLIN – Teresa M. Kaiser, 87, died April 3, 2013 at Clara Barton Hospital, Hoisington. She was born May 24, 1925 at Ellinwood, the daughter of Anton "Tony" and Barbara (Auburger) Kowalsky. Teresa married Pete Krier June 18, 1946, in Ellinwood. He died August 13, 1955. She married Robert Kaiser Nov. 20, 1957 at Dubuque. He died June 28, 2003. A lifelong Claflin resident and homemaker, Teresa was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic ...
HUDSON - Services for John Gilbert Nolte, 78, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Peace Church north of Hudson. Bryant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Sienna Michelle Meeks, 3 months, died on May 21 at her home in Great Bend. Born Feb. 22, in Great Bend, she was the daughter of Nolan and Collette (King) Meeks.
Paul J. Linenberger, 90, died May 21 at Great Bend Regional Hospital. Services are pending with Bryant Funeral Home, 1425 Patton Road, Great Bend.
ELLINWOOD - Virginia Manning died May 20 at her home in Ellinwood. Services and survivors are pending with Kimple Funeral Home in Ellinwood.
HOISINGTON - Martin "Marty" C. Smith, 58, passed away Sunday May 19, at KU Medical Center in Kansas City. Born October 7, 1954 in Denver, Colo., he was the son of Robert E. and Evelyn (Collins) Smith. On Jan. 16, 1998 he married Karen King in Springfield, Mo. Marty moved to Hoisington in 2008 coming from Lovington, New Mexico. He served his country in the United States Army and worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator until he was disabled.
Edna I. (Craig) Logan Francis, 99, formerly of Claflin, died Friday, May 17 at Woodhaven Care Center in Ellinwood. Born Nov. 5, 1913 near Caldwell, she was the daughter of Homer Francis and Katie Elmira (Siebenthaler) Craig.
TOPEKA - Dorothy Mae Carver, 75, Topeka, passed away May 17 at Midland Hospice House.
TOPEKA -- Dorothy Mae Carver, 75, Topeka, passed away May 17, 2013 at Midland Hospice House.
LARNED - Dorothy D. Fox, 88, died May 16 at the Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita. Born Oct. 12, 1924, in Muskegon, Mich., she was the daughter of Ernest W. Goldsmith. On Dec. 15, 1946, she married Walter Mac Fox in Wichita. A longtime area resident of Larned, she was a farmer's wife, a Rosie Riveter for Boeing during World War II and worked in the Dietary Department at Larned State Hospital.
ODIN - Mathias "Matt" Boor, 94, died May 15, 2013 at Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center.
ROCKPORT, Texas - Ralph Marion Winkelman, 94, died on May 9. He was born on Feb. 27, 1919. In 1938, he graduated from Chase High School. He entered the United States Army during World War II and served with the 13th Airborne Division in France, Belgium, Ireland and Scotland. After the war he worked for Kaw Pipeline in Kansas and in 1963, transferred to Houston and worked for the pipeline division of Texaco.
William "Bill" Berryman, 68, died May 12 at his home in Great Bend. Born Oct. 31, 1944, he was the son of William Golden "Bo" and Molly Nelvina (Hill) Berryman. On March 9, 1965, he married Victoria Kay Shoemaker at Newton,
HAYS - James E. "Jim" Giebler, 85, died May 10, at home with family present in Hays. Born June 26, 1927 in Severin, he was the son of James F. and Virginia (Koerner) Giebler. On Sept. 4, 1950, he married Theresa Marie Dinkel in Emmeram.
WICHITA - Christine M. Suchy, 93, died May 9th. A former resident of Great Bend, she was a retired Assistant Manager for Payless Shoes. Christine was an avid gardener and crafter. Her true love was Iris. In 2006 she had an Iris introduced in her honor. Her tenacity for getting through any struggle was her finest quality.
CALDWELL - Nettie Alverna (Kittle) Ochs Deines Humburg, 92, Caldwell, passed away May 11, at Anthony Community Care Center, after a brief battle with cancer. Born May 23, 1920, in rural Alexander, she was the daughter of John R. and Olive (Buzzard) Kittle. Alverna was a 1939 graduate of Alexander High School. On Sept. 1, 1940 she married Floyd Edward Ochs in Otis. They made their home northwest of Otis. He preceded her in death ...
BURDETT - Arthur Lewis Mostrom, 88, died May 8 at Larned Healthcare Center. Born March 16, 1925, in Spearville, he was the son of Clarence H. and Merion E. North Mostrom. On Aug. 17, 1952, he married Faye Schadel in Alexander. She survives. A longtime resident of Burdett, he was a retired mechanic and custodian.