OTIS - Sara Adaline Deines, 97, died Feb. 25, 2016, at River Bend Assisted Living in Great Bend. She was born June 25, 1918, in Stuart, Nebraska, the daughter of Jason R. and Sadie A. (Patch) Arter. Sara lived in Rock County, Nebraska, as a child and moved to Boulder, Colorado, at the age of 9. She graduated from high school in Boulder, and then attended the University of Colorado Boulder until her junior year when she met and married Herman F. Deines. They were married Sept. 22, 1938, in Cheyenne, Wyoming. They moved to Barton County and later Rush County ...
CHASE - Dennis LeRoy Sheldon, 65, died Feb. 25, 2016, at Rice County District Hospital in Lyons. He was born Jan. 3, 1951, at Holyoke, Colo., the son of Lavern and Nettie Fisher Sheldon. He resided in Chase since 1987 and was formerly of Ellinwood.
PLAINVILLE - Doris Marie (Miller) Fischer, 80, passed away Feb. 22, 2016 at Rooks County Health Center in Plainville. Born on Nov. 26, 1935, in Larned, she was the daughter of Ryal L. and Augusta (Walter) Miller. She grew up in Radium and graduated from Radium High School with the Class of 1953. She attended Fort Hays State College for one year before meeting and marrying Neil Harmon Fischer on Oct. 3, 1954, in Radium.
WESTON, Mo. - Dr. Walter Curtis "Curt" Niederee, 85, of Weston, Mo., passed away Monday, Feb. 22, 2016 at St. Luke's Hospital, in Kansas City, Mo. He was a medical doctor and surgeon in Great Bend for 29 years.
WESTON, Mo. - Dr. Walter Curtis "Curt" Niederee, 85, of Weston, Mo., passed away Monday, Feb. 22, 2016 at St. Luke's Hospital, in Kansas City, Mo. Curt was born Nov. 23, 1930 in Larned, to Walter Louis and Lois Jane (Lyon) Niederee. He was a 1948 graduate of Larned High School; began undergraduate studies at Kansas University; and graduated from medical school at Creighton University in 1956. Curt practiced surgery and medicine in Great Bend for 29 years; moving to Chicago in 1989; and finally to Weston in 1995. He married Carol Jean Gabbert on Dec. 24, 1997 in Weston.
JETMORE - William A. (Bill) Cohoon, 79, passed away Feb. 21, 2016, at his home in North Roscoe, Hodgeman County, Jetmore. Born May 28, 1936, at Hanston in his grandparent's home, he was the son of Harry and Pauline Dixon Cohoon. On Oct. 27, 1956, he married Alice M. Habiger in Jetmore. She survives. He was a lifetime farmer/stockman in North Roscoe. His passion was farming and his love for his family.
Sister Rose Therese Bahr, ASC died Feb. 18, 2016. Born March 1, 1960, in Great Bend, she was the daughter of Frank W. Bahr and Mary Victoria Bahr. She had a PhD in Philosophy and an MA in Nursing Education. She was a former Academic Dean of Clinical Nursing at Sacred Heart College, Hospital Supervisor at St. Francis Hospital in Carlsbad, N.M., Director of Nursing at St. Mary's Enid, Professor of Nursing at the University of Kansas, Professor of Nursing and Chair Division of Community Health Nursing at Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., Provincial Councilor ...
DODGE CITY - Janice A. Riedlinger, 76, died Feb. 19, 2016, at Great Bend. Born on July 6, 1939, at Spearville, she was the daughter of William and Margaret (Schulte) Stegman. She grew up in Offerle and attended St. Joseph Catholic Grade School. In 1957, she graduated from Saint Mary of the Plains High School in Dodge City. On April 28, 196,2 she married Donald Joseph Riedlinger at St. Joseph Church in Offerle. She worked at the Dodge City Junior High Library and the Prescription Center for many years. She was an avid enthusiast of ceramics and loved taking care ...
Sandra Lee Walters, 66, died Feb. 19, 2016, at Garden Valley Retirement Village, Garden City. She was born June 15, 1949, at Great Bend, the daughter of Gerald and Viola Marie (Brotherson) Larson. She worked for the Center for Counseling and Rosewood Services. She was a lifetime Great Bend resident.
HOLYROOD - Ramon Lee Stoltenberg, 82, passed away Feb. 15, 2016, in Hoisington. Born Feb. 14, 1934, in Ellsworth, he was the son of Leona Ann (Kootz) and Henry Herman Stoltenberg. A lifetime resident of Ellsworth County he was a mechanic and engine analyst technician for Northern Natural and Enron.
LUBBOCK, Texas - Sherry Roxann Rolo, 47, passed away Feb. 12, 2016. Born March 16, 1968, at Pratt County Hospital, she was the daughter of Barry and Eileen Rolo. She graduated from Great Bend High School, Barton County College and Fort Hays State College with a Bachelor's Degree in accounting. She was a very giving person helping with Senior Santa program, South Plains Food Bank, Meals on Wheels program and various other charities. She was an avid reader and enjoyed going to Las Vegas and Ruidoso as a family.