Announcements

Bonnie J. Wagner

Arensberg-Pruett

Atchison, KS

Bonnie J. Wagner, 66, Atchison, Kansas died peacefully Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the Atchison Hospital.Funeral services will be Monday, November 3, 2014 at 1030 A.M. at Arensberg-Pruett Funeral Home with Pastor Stephen Lucas officiating.nbsp Interment will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.nbsp Visitation with the family will be Sunday, Nov

Glen D. Stecher

Becker-Dyer-Stanton

Atchison, KS

Glen D. Stecher, 91, of Atchison, KS passed away Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at the Atchison Hospital.nbspMemorial service will be 1000 AM Saturday, November 8, 2014 at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, KS, with Rev. Lee Hendon, officiating. Burial of cremains will follow at 200 PM at Highland Cemetery, Ottawa, KS.nbsp Memorial c

Betty J. Kerns

Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hiawatha

Hiawatha, KS

Betty J. Kerns, 78, of Hiawatha, died late Tuesday evening, October 28, 2014, at the home of her daughter near Holton.Betty was born at Harrogate, Tennessee, January 13, 1936, one of two daughters born to the late Homer and Gipsie Lambert Massengill and graduated from Pine Village, Indiana high school with the cla

Marjorie Cline

Wherry Mortuary, Humboldt

Humboldt, NE

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Bonnie Lenora Dreher

Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hiawatha

Fairview, KS

Bonnie Lenora Dreher, 77, of Fairview, KS passed away Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at the Sabetha Manor where she had been a resident for the past month. nbspShe was born October 8, 1937 in Lillis, KS the daughter of Richard and Sarah Cogswell Surdez. nbspShe graduated from Vermillion High School in 1956.

Muretta L. Holt Sutherland

Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Highland

Piper, KS

Muretta L. Holt Sutherland, age 95, passed away October 27, 2014, at Providence Medical Center Kansas City, KS after a short illness. nbspShe was born in Horton, KS September 29, 1919 to Ella and Fred Geer.She was a longtime member of the First Christian Church of Highland, KS. nbspShe lived clos

William "Bill" Fankhauser

Wherry Mortuary of Humboldt

Humboldt , NE

William ldquoBillrdquo FankhauserBill Fankhauser, 93, of Humboldt, Nebraska passed away on Friday, October 24, 2014, at the Colonial Acres Nursing Home in Humboldt, Nebraska.Born December 2, 1920 in Humboldt, Nebraskaspan style"font-size medi

Donna Marie Wolfe Butrick

Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hiawatha

Hiawatha, KS

Donna Marie Wolfe Butrick, 79, of Hiawatha, died October 25, 2014, at the Hiawatha Community Hosptial.Donna was born May 13, 1935, at Iowa City, Iowa, one of six children born to Martin Harrison and Marjorie Eleanor Fry Wolfe.She married Norman ldquoGenerdquo Bu

Roger K. Popkess

Popkess Mortuary in Sabetha

Sabetha, KS

Roger K. Popkess, age 74, of Sabetha, died Monday, October 27, 2014 at his residence. nbspHe was born October 7, 1940 the son of William Robert Popkess and Iola Mae Wiltse Popkess in Sabetha. nbspHe graduated from Sabetha High School in 1958. He attended Baker University where he played football. He nbspgrad

Carol (James) Wells

Mercer Funeral Home in Holton

Holton and Mayetta , KS

Carol James Wells, 75, of Holton, formerly of Mayetta, KS passed away October 26, 2014 at her home.Carol was born January 11, 1939 in Mayetta the daughter of George and Mildred Burks James. nbspShe graduated from Mayetta High School in 1956, later graduated from Kansas University with a Bachelorrsquos Degr

Rita Alcott

Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Holton

formerly of Circleville, KS

Rita A. Alcott, 88, formerly of Circleville, died Sunday, October 26, 2014 at Medicalodges Jackson County in Holton.nbspShe was born May 23, 1926 in Jersey City, New Jersey, the daughter of Neil and Anna Meier Hughes.nbsp She graduated from St. Dominic's Academy in Jersey City in 1943 and attended one year of college at the New Jersey College

Samuel L. Hitchens

Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home

Atchison, KS

nbspSamuel Lester Hitchens, Sr., 88, Atchison, KS, passed away Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Atchison Medicalodge.nbspnbspMemorial Services will be 1030 AM, Thursday, October 30, at the Faith Valley Church of God, 1014 Ann St., Atchison. Burial

Berneda F. Holthus, age 92, formerly of Johnson, NE, passed away Thursday, October 23, 2014 at the Belle Terrace Nursing Facility in Tecumseh, NE. A funeral service for Berneda F. Holthus will be held Monday, October 27, at 1000 a.m. at the St. Johnrsquos Stone Lutheran Church in rural Auburn, NE. burial will follow at the church cemetery.nbsp

Gerald Madison Beightel

Mercer Funeral Home in Holton

Holton , KS

Gerald Madison Beightel, 97, of Holton, KS passed away October 23, 2014 at Holton Community Hospital. He was born February 17, 1917 in rural Holton the son of Marion A. and Alice E. Fisher Beightel.Gerald graduated from Circleville High School in 1934 at the age of 17 as Valedictorian. He was a farmer and stockman and was employed at Holton Livest

LuAnn Jasper

Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Highland

Highland and Troy , KS

LuAnn Jasper, 60, of St. Joseph, MO, passed away on October 23rd, 2014 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.nbspShe was born in Highland KS on March 4th, 1954 to Rose and James ldquoChickrdquo Lucas. nbspLuAnn was preceded in death by her husband John ldquoMikerdquo Jasper, her mother

Ruby Nolte

Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hiawatha

rural Hiawatha , KS

nbspRuby Arlene Ploeger Nolte, 95, of rural Hiawatha, died Thursday afternoon, October 23, 2014, at Jonesbrook Estates at Falls City, Nebraska.Ruby, the oldest of four daughters born to the late William and Celeste Ruth Ploeger, on May 30, 1919, at Wayconda, Missouri, and has lived in this area

Luetta Volker

Hemmingsen Funeral Home of Johnson

Johnson , NE

Luetta L. Volker, age 87 of Johnson, passed away Thursday, October 23, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Center-Auburn.Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law Gary and Kathy Volker of Johnson grandchildren Brandon Volker and Leann Volker great-granddaughter Emma sisters Elda Beethe of Elk Creek and Doloris Bohli

Leona Lierz Conradt Kramer

Wherry Mortuary of Pawnee City

Lincoln , NE

Leona H. Macke Lierz Conradt Kramer, 97, of Lincoln, passed October 23, 2014.Born September 20, 1917 to Frank and Katie Enneking Macke at Baileyville, KSIn 1940 she married Joe Lierz in St. Benedict, KS. They farmed until moving to Steinauer NE in 1960./

Doris Zeiner

Dishon-Maple-Chaney Mortuary in Horton

Horton,

Doris Marie Zeiner, 84, of Horton, Kansas, passed away on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at the Tri-County Manor in Horton, Kansas. She was born on March 16, 1930 in Horton, Kansas the daughter of James and Dora Bechtold Gardiner. Doris graduated from Horton High School in 1948. After graduation she worked at the Hor

Mildred Louise “Midge” Watson

Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hiawatha

Robinson, KS

nbspMildred Louise ldquoMidgerdquo Watson, 94, of Robinson, died Wednesday morning, October 22, 2014, at her home. Midge was born December 5, 1919, at Robinson, o