ELLINWOOD - Robert M. Miller, 90, died Sept. 30, at Country Place Senior Living in Ellinwood. Born June 10, 1923 in Rockport, Mo., he was the son of Walter and Nellie Miller. On Nov. 23, 1956, he married Evelyn L. Martin in Rockport, Mo. He was a longtime resident of Ellinwood.
LENEXA - Philip C. "Flip" Hoss, 86, died Saturday, Oct. 5, in Lenexa. He was born Aug. 8, 1927, in Seward, the sixth of nine children of Charles and Otillia (Fahrenbach) Hoss.
Wilbur Dean Bell, 90, died Oct. 7 at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center. Born Feb. 15, 1923 at Great Bend, he was the son of George W. and Alma (Fesser) Bell
Bernard LaVern John Pfannenstiel, 74, died Oct. 6 at Hays Medical Center, Hays. Born Sept. 20, 1939 at Ness City, he was the son of Linus and Vera (Schlitter) Pfannenstiel.
Carol Joan Lundquist, 86, died Oct. 5 at Cherry Village, Great Bend. Funeral arrangements are pending with Bryant Funeral Home.
Charles Hoss, 86, died Oct. 5 at Lenexa. Funeral arrangements are pending with Bryant Funeral Home.
Lorraine Shanks, 68, died Oct. 4, 2013 at Great Bend Regional Hospital. Born Aug. 12, 1945 at Hastings, Nebr., she was the daughter of Frank and Virginia Mary (Herrman) Andrasek.
Guy Causey, 58, died Oct. 4 at home in Great Bend. Born Feb. 9, 1955, he was the son of Laverne (Squires) Causey.
Sister Mary Ann Klein (Sister Mary James), 88, died Oct. 4, in the Catholic Care Center in Wichita. Born Dec. 4, 1924, in Fowler, Sister Mary Ann was the daughter of Jacob and Anna Hoffman Klein. She entered the Dominican Sisters in Great Bend on March 17, 1940, and pronounced her first vows Aug. 13, 1943. She celebrated 70 years of religious profession earlier this year. Sister Mary Ann began her ministerial life as a ...
HOLYROOD - Henry J. E. Schultz, 91, died Oct. 2 in Hoisington. Born May 21, 1922, in Ellsworth County, he was the son of Adolph Sr. and Augusta (Bohl) Schultz. A lifetime resident of Ellsworth County, he was a farmer and stockman and a retired rural mail carrier. On Oct. 15, 1946, he married Edith Schepmann in Holyrood. She preceded him in death Dec. 31, 2010.
HUDSON - Memorial services for Marcella Ann Minden, who died on Sept. 12, 2013 at her home in Hudson, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at the Hudson Community Hall with the Rev. Scott Solether presiding. Great Bend (Kan) Tribune, Oct. 3, 2013 #
ELLINWOOD - Robert M. Miller, 90, died Sept. 30, 2013 at Country Place Senior Living in Ellinwood. Born June 10, 1923 in Rockport, Mo., he was the son of Charles and Lucy (Stackhouse) Martin. On Nov. 23, 1956, he married Evelyn L. Martin in Rockport, Mo. He was a longtime resident of Ellinwood. Survivors include, a son, Ted and Lucretia DeVore, Altus, Okla.; and two sisters, Dorothy Schmidt and Louise Campbell, both of Wichita. Graveside ...
Arline I. Byrum 1927 - 2013 LARNED - Arline I. Byrum, 86, died Oct. 1, 2013 at the Pawnee Valley Community Hospital in Larned. Born July 26, 1927, in Hodgeman County, she was the daughter of Bert R. and Bertha Smith Jones. A lifetime area resident, she was a homemaker and retired from the Larned State Hospital. On June 15, 1945, she married James R. Byrum in Hodgeman County. He passed away in 1980. On ...
Rossie Mae Lauber, 71, died Oct. 1 at her home in Great Bend. Born May 23, 1942 in Great Bend, she was the daughter of Eugene Debbs and Okla Marie (Dixon) Addington. In 1961, she married Lawrence Fredrick Rowe in Miami, Okla. They later divorced. She then married Virgil Lewis in 1971 in Great Bend. They later divorced. She then married Wilfred Patrick Lauber Sr. on Aug. 24, 1979 in Great Bend. He died on ...
BUSHTON - Memorial service for Ella Marie Hohl will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Bushton United Methodist Church. Marie's three daughters and families will be available to visit with friends following the service until 3 p.m.
SALINA - Wanda Lee Funk, 75, passed away on Dec. 1, at Kenwood View Rehabilitation & Health Care. Born on Feb. 8, 1938, in WaKeeney, she was the daughter of Hannah and Horrace Hobbick. She worked as a housekeeper.
LINDSAY, Okla. - Nina Mae Hale, 82, from Great Bend, died Nov. 30, 2013 at Lindsay, Okla. Memorial information will be announced at a later date.
MEADE - John William (Bill) Eudaley, 88, died early Sunday morning Dec. 1, at the Lone Tree Retirement Center in Meade. Born March 16, 1925 in Marlow, Okla., he was the son of Oscar W. and Anna M. (Dawson) Eudaley. He graduated from Carnegie High School in Carnegie, Okla. John was a veteran serving from 1943-1946, in the United States Navy Seabees. He later received his bachelor's degree and master's degree from Emporia State University. ...
AMARILLO, Texas - Gladys Ruth Gardner, 80, died Nov. 28 at Bluebonnet Assisted Living in Amarillo, Texas. Born April 2, 1933, in Elbing, she was the daughter of Paul and Helen (Hawks) Binder. On June 12, 1954, she married Louis Edward Gardner in Hoisington. He died on July 19, 1995. A resident of Amarillo, Texas, since 2005, coming from Hoisington, she was a nurse technician for Clara Barton Hospital and Central Kansas Medical Center.
HUTCHINSON – Phyllis E. Ankerholz Fimple, went to be with her Lord and loved ones Wednesday, Nov. 27, at Hospice and Homecare of Reno County, Hutchinson. Born Aug. 11, 1922, at Augusta, she was the daughter of Bertram H. and Flora E. (Fitzwilliam) St. Clair. She married Lawrence H. Ankerholz Nov. 20, 1941, at Salem, Ill. He died Dec. 7, 1983. She then married Rufus P. Fimple Jan. 15, 1994, at Great Bend.
Lelia A. Thompson, 94 died Wednesday, Nov. 27 at Sterling Presbyterian Manor, Sterling. Born Aug. 5, 1919, at Arpelar, Okla., she was the daughter of Boone and Virgie Mae (Ezell) Turner. She married Norman Thompson March, 26, 1938, at McAlester, Okla. He died March 18, 2002.
ARVADA, Colo. - Mark Samuel Albert Stice, 36, set out in mid-September to climb the Crestones, in Custer County, Colo., and never returned and has not yet been found. More than 800 hours of volunteer time was spent trying to find him, but the search was hampered by snow, ice and high winds at altitudes over 13,000 feet. While we believe he will someday be found, the time has now come to remember him and ...
SALINA - Verla L. Hipp, 82, died on Nov. 26, 2013 at Sterling House of Salina. Born Jan. 6, 1931, in Great Bend, she was the daughter of Frank Ernest and Helen (Schwartz) Ruble. On July 15, 1953 she married Robert F. Hipp in Great Bend. He died on Oct. 12, 1989. A lifelong resident of Great Bend, moving to Salina in 2009, she was employed for U.S.D. 428 as a Certified Food Service worker for 15 years, retiring in 1994. She was a gifted seamtress.
QUINTER - Rita Houdeshell, 72, of Quinter, died on Nov. 23, 2013 at Hays Medical Center. Born June 7, 1941, in Great Bend, she was the daughter of Harley J. and Helen (Strobel) Everett. She was a graduate of Radium High School. On March 4, 1963, Rita was united in marriage to Larry W. Houdeshell in Dodge City. She worked for many years and retired as a certified nurse's assistant at Gove County Hospital in Quinter.
LARNED - JoAnn (Bruntzel) Simmons Selzer, 82, passed away peacefully Nov. 22 at the Linnwood Park Senior Care home in Meriden. She was born Oct. 21, 1931 in Rozel, the daughter of Alfred and Mildred Ellis Bruntzel. JoAnn was a Pawnee County resident until 1985, when she and her husband, Clyde, sold their beloved Melody Ranch southeast of Larned and moved to Paola to be closer to their children and grandchildren living in the Kansas ...
WELLINGTON - Evelyn Fairy DeYoe, 83, died Sunday, Nov. 24, at Lakepoint Nursing and Rehab Center in Wichita. Born Jan. 31, 1930, in Wichita, she was the daughter of William and Evalena (Fields) Gasswint.
WICHITA - Sidney J. Hughes, died on Nov. 23. He was a retired police officer with 28 years of service.
Opal Marie McCullough, 95, died Nov. 21, 2013, at 10 a.m., at her home in Great Bend. She was born Nov. 27, 1917, in Wilmore, the daughter of Ather and Ella Burnett. She had two brothers, Carl and Orbia Burnett, who preceded her in death. She had lived in Great Bend since November, 1961, coming from Wichita. She married Paul W. McCullough on July 16, 1939. He was a partner of the former Self-Service Drug stores and preceded her in death on Jan. 24, 1975.
HOISINGTON - Sonja Dee Ritter, 49, died Nov. 21, 2013, at Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington. She was born May 4, 1964, at Larned, the daughter of Raymond Lee and Patricia J. (Freeburg) Hanken.
BUSHTON - Patricia Carlene Rolfs, 59, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 after a courageous battle with pancreatitis, with her husband, sons, and a host of close family at her side. She was born Oct. 7, 1954 in Ellsworth Co. to Carl and Velma Louise (Cruth) Hoelscher.