Ruth Gerdes

Hemmingsen Funeral Home in Auburn

Tecumseh , NE

Ruth E. (Mrs. Orville) Gerdes, age 89, passed away Friday, June 6, 2014 at Belle Terrace in Tecumseh. Survivors include her children and spouses Sandra and Leo Eden of Johnson, NE; Ronald “Tiny” and Rhonda Gerdes of Gretna, NE; Richard and Kay Gerdes of Wellsville, KS; grandchildren and spouses Lisa Ede

Ronald " Ron" Montgomery

Mercer Funeral Home in Holton

Denison , KS

Ronald A. “Ron” Montgomery, 75, of Denison, KS passed away June

7, 2014 at his home. He was born October 11, 1938 in Horton, the son of Maurice

and Helen (Mosher) Montgomery.

Ron grew up on farms in the Denison and Larkinburg communities. He

graduated from Holton High School in 1956, and ser

Martha Engelken

Padden Funeral Chapel in Frankfort

Frankfort , KS

Martha A. (Schmitz) Engelken, 83, of Frankfort, Kan., lost her courageous battle with cancer on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at her home. Visitation will be Tuesday, June 10, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Padden Funeral Chapel in Frankfort. A rosary ser

Loretta Dix

Mercer Funeral Home in Valley Falls

Valley Falls, KS

Loretta M. Dix, 91, Valley Falls, passed away Saturday, June 7, 2014, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. She was born Sept. 15, 1922, at Topeka, the daughter of William and Amelia Fritton Hartman. She graduated from South Star, a one room school house, and Meriden High School. Her childhood was spent on the family farm, north of Meriden. She marrie

Mary M. Weber

Arensberg-Pruett Funeral Home in Atchison, KS

Holton , KS

 Mary M. Weber, 81, Holton, Kansas formerly of Atchison, Kansas died Friday, June 6, 2014 at Select Specialty Hospital, Kansas City, Kansas.


Emmett Sanderson

Dishon-Maple-Chaney Mortuary in Horton

Horton, KS

Emmett Frank Sanderson, 82, of Horton, Kansas, passed away on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at the Hiawatha Community Hospital. He was born on July 12, 1927 in Elwood, Kansas the son of William Edward and Hazel Carlon Sanderson. Emmett served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Emmett worked at a Feed and Grain

Mary L. Ramer

Hall Funeral Home, Falls City

Falls City, NE

Mary L. Ramer, age 74, of Falls City, passed away Wednesday, June 4, at the Falls City Community Hospital. A memorial service for Mary L. Ramer will be held Monday, June 9, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mark's Lutheran Church near Verdon, NE. Burial of her ashes will follow at the St. Mark's Lutheran Cemetery.

Thelma Shockey Clemmer

Lauer Funeral Home in Seneca

Slater, MO

Thelma Maxine Shockey Clemmer, 74. of Slater, Missouri died Thursday, May 29, 2014 at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall, Missouri. Born July 31, 1939 in Onaga, Kansas, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Lorena Rawlings Shockey. As a young girl, she moved with her family to a farm southwest of Havensville. She

Robert C. Warman

Arensberg-Pruett Funeral Home in Atchison

Atchison, KS

Robert C. Warman, 53, Atchison, Kansas died unexpectedly Wednesday June 4, 2014 at his residence. Funeral services will be Monday, June 9, 2014 at 1:30 P.M. in the chapel of Arensberg-Pruett Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Ziegler officiating.  Interment will be held at a later date in the Fairmount Cemetery, La

Gary L. Bashor


Topeka, Formely of Effingham, KS

Gary Lee Bashor, 62, of Topeka, KS, formerly of Effingham, KS, passed away Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at the Pinnacle Ridge Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Olathe, KS.

Funeral Services will be 2:00 pm, Friday, June 6, 2014 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home,

Atchison, with the Rev. Keith Hoover, officiating. Burial

James “Jim” Lawrence Fleek

Harmon-Rohde Funeral Home in Wathena

Blair , KS

James “Jim” Lawrence Fleek, 70, of Blair, Kansas passed away Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at the Heartland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph, Missouri. Jim was born May 29, 1944 in Wathena, Kansas to Naurace P. & Lorene (Kilgore) Fleek. He was a fruit grower, retailer & Co-owner of Fleek’s Market in Blair, Kansas. Jim’s

Phyllis Blecha

Wherry Mortuary of Humboldt

Humboldt , NE

 Phyllis Blecha, 75, of Humboldt, Nebraska passed away on Sunday, June 1, 2014, at the Colonial Acres Nursing Home in Humboldt, Nebraska. Born: November 1, 1938 in Salem, Nebraska Died: June 1, 2014 in Humboldt, Nebraska More...

Robert " Wolf River Bob" Breeze

Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Highland

White Cloud, KS

  Robert “Wolf River Bob” Breeze, 87, of White Cloud, died Saturday, May 31, 2014, at his apartment in White Cloud. Wolf River Bob, as he was known in the area, was born at White Cloud, December 10, 192

Jerald "Jerry " Jones

Dorr & Clark Funeral Home of Falls City

Formerly of Falls City , NE

 Jerald “Jerry” Jones, passed away May 31, 2014.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 10:30 AM at the Dorr & Clark Funeral Home in Falls City, with Reverends Lyle K. Schoen and Paul Weinert officiating. Interment will be in Steele Cemetery. Military graveside honors

Ida "Pauline" Grosfield

Dishon-Maple-Chaney Mortuary in Horton

Rural Hiawatha, KS

 Ida "Pauline" Grosfield, 82, of rural Hiawatha, Kansas, passed away on Sunday, June 1, 2014 at the Hiawatha Community Hospital. She was born on February 16, 1932 in Robinson, Kansas the daughter of William and Ida McLaughlin Earp. Pauline was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church, WELCA, Dorcas Sewing Circle, Charter member of the National Associa

Edwin F. "Ed" Weinmann


Atchison, KS

Edwin F. “Ed” Weinmann, 59, Atchison, Kansas died Saturday, May 31, 2014 at his home.

Mass of Christian burial will be Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 10:30 A.M. at St. Joseph Church with Abbot Barnabas Senecal, OSB as celebrant.  Interment will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.  A parish rosary will be recited on Tuesday, June 3rd

Mary Marcena (Hundley) Larimer

Popkess Mortuary in Sabetha

Sabetha, KS

Mary Marcena (Hundley) Larimer, 103, of Sabetha, KS passed away Saturday, May 31, 2014.   Marcena was born on September 15, 1910 at Council Grove, Kansas the daughter of John and Maude (Gallaspie) Neiberger.  Marcena attended a country school until the 9th grade.  Marcena was united in marriage to Jo

Grace R. Boldridge


Atchison, KS

Grace R. Boldridge, 97, of Atchison, KS, passed away, Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at the Heartland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph, MO.

Funeral Services will be 12:00 Noon, Monday, June 2, 2014 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home with Rev. Theodore Lee, officiating.  Burial will follow in Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Atchison.   Famil

Florence Williams-Bey


Atchison, KS

Florence Williams-Bey, 90, Atchison, Kansas died Monday, May 26, 2014 at Atchison Medicalodge.

Graveside services will be Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at 1:00 P.M. at Mt. Vernon Cemetery.  The Arensberg-Pruett Funeral Home has been entrusted with the final arrangements.  There will be no scheduled visitation prior to the graveside service.

Brynn Marie Martin

Dorr & Clark Funeral Home in Falls City

Salem , NE

Brynn Marie Martin, was born without life on May 28, 2014 at Hiawatha, KS to John and Felicia (Zeigler) Martin. She is survived by her parents, grandparents, Rusty and Tanya Zeigler of Salem, NE, John and Mary Sue Martin of Salem, Rex and Kathy Usher of Dalhart, TX, great-grandparents, Bob and Vivian Zeigler of Falls City, Jim and Karen Ramsey of Dawson, NE, Don