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Gerald W. “Jerry” Joyce

Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home in Atchison

Denton, KS

Gerald W. “Jerry” Joyce, 77, of Denton, KS, passed away Thursday, November 9, 2023, at his home, surrounded by his family.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Bendena, KS, with Father Jeremy Heppler, OSB as Celebrant. Burial will follow at St. Benedict Catholic Cemetery, Bendena, KS. A Parish Rosar


Agnes Marie Lohman

Arensberg-Pruett Funeral Home in Atchison

Atchison, KS

Agnes Marie Lohman, of Atchison, KS, who lived a long full life of 98 years, passed peacefully on November 7, 2023, surrounded by loved ones.

Mass of Christian burial will be Monday, November 13, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Church with Rev. Jeremy Heppler, OSB as celebrant. A parish rosary will be Sunday, Nov. 12th at 4:00 p.m. with visitation to follow until 5:30 at the Aren


Wesley Leroy Barnett

Rupp Funeral Home in St. Joseph, MO

Falls City, NE

Wesley Leroy Barnett, 82, of Falls City, Nebraska, passed away Monday November 6, 2023 at his home.

He was born August 26, 1941 in Bethany, Missouri son of Verna & Wesley Barnett. He graduated from Benton High School. Wesley worked for the United States Postal Service as a Mail Handler, retiring after 25 years of service.

Wesley proudly and faithfully served his cou


Sharon A. McElfresh

Arensberg-Pruett Funeral Home in Atchison

Atchison, KS

Sharon A. McElfresh, of Atchison, Kansas, died November 3, 2023, at St. Luke- Hospital at the age of 79.

Sharon was born on May 8, 1944, at her home in Troy, KS, the daughter of Howard Vance Ramsey and Etta Mae (Boatwright) Ramsey. She attended schools in Troy.

Sharon- most important and favorite part of life was being a mother and grandmother. She loved being with her


William " Bill" Cross

Popkess Memorial Chapel in Seneca

Centralia , KS

William “Bill” A. Cross, 85, of Centralia, Kansas passed away on Monday, November 6, 2023, at the Nemaha Valley Community Hospital in Seneca, Kansas. He was surrounded by his family and lifted up in prayer.

Bill was born on a blustery-cold day, December 8, 1937, on the family farm west of Seneca. He was the son of Raymond and Thelma (Flentie) Cross and was the second ch


Kathryn ( Wittrock) Thomas

Dorr and Clark Funeral Home of Falls City

Falls City, NE

Kathryn Lucille (Wittrock) Thomas went to her eternal home on November 3, 2023. She was born on November 25, 1925 in Richardson County, NE to Reuben and Johanna (Krueger) Wittrock. She was baptized at home on December 27, 1925. Her education began at rural district number 81 and ended upon graduation from Falls City High School in 1943. In July of that year, she took employment as an office cl


Ruth Elaine Meyer

Popkess Mortuary in Sabetha

Sabetha, KS

Ruth Elaine Meyer, 95, of Sabetha, Kansas died peacefully on Sunday, November 5, 2023, in her home at the Apostolic Christian West Village in Sabetha.

Ruth was born January 13, 1928, to Dewey and Susie (Ersham) Strahm. Ruth was raised on a farm in northern Nemaha County not far from Bern, Kansas. She attended school in Bern and graduated from Bern High School. Following graduation,


Jack Weaver

Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hiawatha

formerly of the Hamlin area , KS

Jack Robert Weaver passed peacefully at Central Dupage Hospital in Winfield, Illinois on October 28, 2023 after a two week hospital stay and 4 year battle with lymphoma.

Born in Hiawatha, Kansas to Glenn and Shirley Weaver on June 23, 1956, he was the third child and second son of a Kansas farm family. Growing up on a farm east of Hamlin, Kansas, he had a happy childhood and lea


Alberta Garner

Mercer Funeral Home in Holton

Holton, KS

Alberta Ann Garner, 86, of Holton, KS, passed away peacefully Friday, November 3, 2023 at home surrounded by her family. She was born October 25, 1937 in Topeka, KS, the daughter of Henry Wallace and Anna Mary (Dietz) Pinger.

She graduated from Topeka High School in 1955. Shortly after graduation she took to the role as homemaker. In her spare time, she could be found gardening, or


Donald Thurn

Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home in Atchison

Benton , KS

Donald Francis Thurn, 91, of Benton, KS, passed away Thursday, November 2, 2023, at the Medicalodge of Atchison, KS.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 AM Monday, November 6, 2023, at the St. Louis Catholic Church, Good Intent with Fr. Hughes Sundeme as Celebrant. Burial will follow at the St. Louis Cemetery. A rosary will be recited at 2:00 PM Sunday, November 5, 2023, at


Lois Estes

Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home in Atchison

Atchison and St. Joseph,

Lois Estes parted this life, strong in faith and thankful for 99 years of life, on All Saints Day, November 1, 2023, at Cedarhurst Assisted Living in Topeka, Kansas. She was a long-time resident of Atchison, Kansas, and for the past decade had lived in St. Joseph, Missouri. Lois was born on March 4, 1924, in St. Louis, Missouri, to Erwin H. and Ruth


Neva Keller

Chapel Oaks Funeral Home Hiawatha

White Cloud, KS

Neva Marie (Richey) Keller, passed away October 31, 2023 at Community Medical Center, Falls City, NE surrounded by her children. Her final prayer was answered as Jesus took her home.

Neva was born on December 11, 1921, to Phillip Edward and Zula Mae (Fee) Richey in Doniphan County, KS. She began grade school in White Cloud. The family moved to a farm 6 miles northwest of White C


Vincent Francis Bertels

Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home in Atchison

Nortonville, KS

Vincent Francis Bertels, 97, of Nortonville, KS died on Monday, Oct. 30, 2023, at the Advent Health, Shawnee Mission, KS.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am on Sat., Nov 4th, 2023, at St. Joseph- Church, Nortonville, KS with Fr. William Dun-Dery as Celebrant. Burial will follow in the St. Joseph Cemetery, Nortonville. A Knights of Columbus Rosary will be recited at 6


Caroline Sailors Palmer

Dorr and Clark Funeral Home of Falls City

Falls City, NE

Caroline Ruth Fiene Sailors Palmer, 97 of Falls City, Nebraska passed away on October 31, 2023. She was born September 8, 1926 at the Falls City Hospital to Gus and Pearl (Duerfeldt) Fiene. Caroline was baptized and confirmed at St. Peters Lutheran Church (Williamsville) southeast of Barada, NE.

Caroline attended 8 years of grade school at the District 23 brick school house located


Mary Ann (Brokamp) Henry

Lauer Funeral Home in Seneca

Kelly, KS

Mary Ann (Brokamp) Henry, 89, passed away peacefully on Oct 31, 2023, at the Nemaha Valley Community Hospital in Seneca with her family by her side.

She was born on August 16th, 1934 on a family farm to Edwin & Anna (Hermesch) Brokamp. Mary Ann- mother, Anna, passed away when she was 6 weeks old. Upon her passing she was raised by her grandmother, Bernadine Brokamp along with h


Kimberly Schmitz Barnhart

Lauer Funeral Home in Seneca

formerly Seneca, KS

Kimberly Louise Barnhart, 40, passed away early Sunday, October 22, 2023, near Des Moines, IA, as the result of a vehicle accident. She was born September 6, 1983, in Pawnee City, NE, the daughter of Stanley and Mary Alice (Niekamp) Schmitz of Seneca, KS.

Kimberly graduated from B&B USD 451 High School in 2002.

She married William Owen Barnhart on June 26, 2004, at


Mary Johanna “Jo” Thummel

Arensberg-Pruett Funeral Home in Atchison

Cameron , MO

Mary Johanna “Jo” Thummel, age 71, of Cameron, MO, died Sunday, October 29, 2023, at Quail Run in Cameron.

A service to remember and celebrate her life will be Saturday, Nov. 4, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. at the Arensberg-Pruett Funeral Home with Rev. Jeremy Heppler, OSB officiating. She will b


Ronald “Ron” Wahweotten

Mercer Funeral Home in Holton

Mayetta, KS

Ronald “Ron” Wahweotten, 81, of Mayetta, KS, passed away Monday October 30, 2023, at his home on the Prairie Band Potawatomi Reservation in Mayetta, KS. He was born December 27, 1941, in Mayetta, KS the son of Ray Wahweotten and Elsie Wahwassuck.

Ron was a master craftsman and business owner for many years throughout northeastern Kansas. He worked at J.F. McGivern Incor


Raymond Coots

Dishon-Maple-Chaney Mortuary in Horton

Hiawatha , KS

Raymond Paul Coots, 82, of Hiawatha, Kansas passed away on Sunday, October 29, 2023 at his daughter- home in Kansas City, Missouri.

He was born on March 1, 1941 in Horton, Kansas the son of Edgar and Julia White Coots. After graduating from Horton High School Raymond went on to work as a mechanic fo


Yvonne Negonsott

Chapel Oaks Funeral Home Hiawatha

Reserve, formerly of Hiawatha , KS

Yvonne Jean Negonsott, 80, of Reserve, formerly of Hiawatha and Horton, passed away October 29, 2023 at the Sabetha Manor where she had been a resident for nearly three years.

She was born June 27, 1943, at Horton, Kansas, one of seven children born to Isaac and Jane Pelkey Shuckahosee, Sr. and has lived in the Brown County area nearly all of her life.

Yvonne was a memb

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