Antonio Castro Salazar, 51, passed away on April 30, 2016, at Great Bend Regional Hospital after a sudden illness. Born on April 17, 1965, at Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico, he was the son of Adolfo Castro Vasquez and Antonia Salazar. On April 27, 1997, he was united in marriage to Raquel Urias in Santa Ana, Calif. He moved with his family to Great Bend in July of 2010. Antonio worked for Red Barn Pet Products in Great Bend for the past four years.
John married Carol Herrman Danielson August 7, 2005 at Colorado Springs, Colo. Mr. Murphy was a Great Bend resident, and proudly served his country, from 1964-1974, in the U.S. Marine Corp, 3rd Marine Division, during the Vietnam era, earning three purple hearts through the course of three tours of duty.
Marion L. "Pops" Dutton, 81, died April 30, 2016, at Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born Feb. 24, 1935, in Hagerman, Texas, he was the son of Otto E. and Marge (Crawford) Dutton. A resident of Great Bend since 1952, coming from Sadler, Texas, he was a driller for Geo Search. He enjoyed cars.
LAWRENCE - Sue Carole Siegfreid died Thursday, April 28, 2016, at her home. Born Jan. 15, 1950, in Wichita, she was the daughter of Chester Vernon and Carol Lee Carpenter Cale. In 1968, she graduated from Great Bend High School, from Fort Hays State University with a bachelor's degree in 1972, and from the University of Kansas in 1976 as a reading specialist. She married Stuart Lewis Siegfreid on July 31, 1976, in the KU Chapel in Lawrence. He survives of the home. She taught school for 32 years, 25 of them were spent at Woodlawn Elementary in Lawrence. She ...
Grace Ellen VanSkike entered God's Kingdom on April 24, 2016. Born in Newton on Sept. 28th, 1927, she was the eldest child of Herbert Paul and Marjorie Fae Dickson, family of English and Scotch- Irish decent. She was raised on the family farm near Rosalia and subsequently graduated high school in El Dorado, Class of 1945. After high school, Grace was among a few to be selected by her teacher for the opportunity to be sponsored for a college work and study program, working for the Dean's office, while attending classes at Kansas State University.
HOISINGTON - Evelyn H. Behr, 92, died April 28, 2016, at Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington. Born April 17, 1924, on the farm north of Ellinwood, she was the daughter of Frank J. and Mary L. (Frenzl) Huschka. A longtime Hoisington resident, she was a homemaker. On Nov. 28, 1945, she married Norbeith E. Seyfert at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Ellinwood. He died on June 14, 1948. She then married Francis J. Behr on Oct. 7, 1952, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Hoisington.
TIMKEN - Hedwig "Hedy" Bucl, 84, died April 24, 2016, at Good Samaritan in Hays. Born Sept. 14, 1931, in La Crosse, she was the daughter of Jacob and Apollonia (Kreutzer) Unrein. On Oct. 23, 1951 she married Ernest James Bucl in La Crosse. He died on Sept. 14, 2014. She worked at Legleiters and Mammels Grocery Stores, Rex Café, Inez's Restaurant, as a domestic engineer in many area homes, preparing for auctions and the historical museum. She enjoyed genealogy, playing cards, auctions, antiques, cooking, gardening, reading, bird watching, and nature. She was very family oriented and created many wonderful ...
DEL RIO, Texas – Patricia Anne Mogg, 80, passed away April 25, 2016, at her home in Del Rio, Texas. She was born on Dec. 6, 1935, in Bartlesville, Okla. In 1953, she graduated from high school in Great Bend.
PRATT – Velma Margaret Meireis, 97, passed away Saturday, April 23, 2016. She enjoyed a full and vibrant life with her family and friends. During the last stage of her life she was lovingly taken care of by her friends and family at the Pratt Regional Rehabilitation Center.