Nada Lee Sparks

Mercer Funeral Home in Holton

Topeka and Goff , KS

Nada Lee Sparks, 87, of Topeka, KS passed away April 14, 2014 at Stormont Vail Hospital. She was the only child born to Vernon and Desta (Baker)(Dempsey) Dilling in San Jose, California, on March 23, 1927. At the age of six months she came to Kansas with her mother, two aunts, maternal grandmother and sister. They settled in Goff, Kansas. She lost touch with her

Kevin D. Diffley

Highland Park Funeral Home

Kansas City, formerly of Atchison and Nortonville,

Kevin D Diffley, born October 1, 1963, went to be with Our Lord Jesus Christ on April 12, 2014.  He was preceded in death by his father and mother, John E and June A Diffley.

He is survived by his brothers and sisters - Pamela, Anita, David, Keith, John, Rebecca,and Carolyn, several aunts & uncles

Roger Badertscher

Wherry Mortuary of Tecumseh

Rural Tecumseh , NE

 Roger E. Badertscher, 64, of rural Tecumseh, passed away at his home Monday, April 14, 2014. He was born to Eldon and Aloma (Heideman) Badertscher on Dec. 4, 1949. He was baptized Dec. 18, 1949 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Elk Creek, by Rev. W. G. Nau and confirmed March 22, 1964 at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ (Maple Grove) by Rev. F.

Linda Chesnut

Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hiawatha

Reserve , KS


Linda S. Chesnut, 67, of Reserve, died Monday afternoon, April 14, 2014, at her home.


Noel " Bill" Dickinson

Mercer Funeral Home in Holton

Holton, KS

 Noel H. “Bill” Dickinson, 93, of Holton, KS passed away April 13, 2014 at The Pines in Holton. He was born July 2, 1920 in Hoyt, KS the son of Edward Marion and Eliza Ann (Farner) Dickinson.

 Bill attended grade school in a country school near Hoyt, he attended Hoyt High School for 2 years and graduated from Mayetta High Sch

Joseph Roggenkamp

Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Onaga

Onaga, KS

 Joseph H. Roggenkamp, 84, of Onaga, died Monday, April 14, 2014 at the Community Hospital in Onaga.     He was born June 27, 1929 at Wheaton, the son of Otto and Johanna Maskil Roggenkamp.  He attended Wheaton schools.   Joe was a U.S. Navy Veteran.  He was a diesel mechanic aboard the U.S.S. Bairo

Henry Rohrs

Hemmingsen Funeral Home, Auburn

Auburn, NE

Henry Lee Rohrs, age 85, of Auburn, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the Nebraska Heart Hospital in Lincoln. Survivors include his wife Darlene of Auburn; sons and daughters-in-law Randy and Cathy of Johnson; Dave &

Parker Marie Olson

Dishon-Maple Chaney Mortuary in Horton

Everest, KS

Parker Marie Olson, baby daughter of Jeremy and Sarah Olson passed away on April 8, 2014 at the Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Parker is survived by her parents, Jeremy and Sarah (Barkley) Olson of rural Everest. Grandparents, David and Ruth Barkley of Baldwin City, Kansas, David and Janet Olson of rural Everest, Kansas; Great Grandparents, Bob and Jo Barkley of Pomona, K

Donna Sue Ross

Mercer Funeral Home in Valley Falls

Valley Falls , KS

Donna Sue Ross, 71, Valley Falls, died Sunday. April 13, 2014, at the F. W. Huston Senior Living Center in Winchester. She was born on Aug. 10, 1942, at Lawrence, the daughter of William L. and VanEtta Charlotte Nowak Lederer. She graduated from Denison Rural High School in 1960. More...

Aurelia M. Heinen

Lauer Funeral Home in Seneca

Kelly, KS

Aurelia M. Heinen, 88, of Kelly died Sunday, April 13, 2014 at the Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka. Aurelia was born, a twin, on July 17, 1925 on a farm north of Seneca the daughter of Jacob J. and Wilhelmena C. Rottinghaus Rennenger. Aurelia and her twin, Mary, were always very close. She attended from St. Mary&r

Mary M. Dalsing

Lauer Funeral Home in Seneca

Seneca, KS

Mary M. Dalsing, 85, of Seneca died on Monday, April 14, 2014 at Crestview Nursing & Residential Living. Mary was born on May 10, 1928 to John and Olivia Knipp Claas, in Tipton, Missouri.  Olivia passed away shortly after Mary’s birth. Mary grew up in the Tipton community and helped on the family far

Deloris Seid

Hemmingsen Funeral Home of Auburn

Falls City, formerly of Auburn , NE

Deloris Seid, age 88 of Falls City (formerly Auburn), passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014 at the Falls City Care Center. Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law Judy and Cork Ramer of Lincoln; Rita Seid-Snethen and Jon Snethen of Falls City; 6 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildre

Rollin Marsh

Harmon Rohde Funeral Home in Troy

Troy , KS

Rollin M. Marsh, 85, of Troy, Kansas died Sunday, April 13, 2014 at the Hiawatha hospital. Rollin was born on August 30, 1928 in Troy, Kansas to John Frederick and Louise (Kupferschmied) Marsh.  He lived most of his life in Troy.  Rollin worked and retired from AGP of St. Joseph, Missouri in 1990.  A

Albert Latza

Wherry Mortuary of Pawnee City

Pawnee City , NE

 Albert Latza, aged 88 years, died of pneumonia on April 12, 2014. He resided in Pawnee City, Nebraska for sixty years, where he was the owner and operator of Pawnee Iron Works until 2005. Born to Tony and Anna Latza on March 31, 1926, he was reared on the family farm outside Letcher, South Dakota. He came to

Harold Buchholz

Wherry Mortuary of Tecumseh

Rural Table Rock, NE

Harold Edward Otto Buchholz, 92, of rural Table Rock, passed away April 12, 2014 at Belle Terrace in Tecumseh, NE. He was born to Henry and Louise (Sodman) Buchholz on Feb. 8, 1922 on the family farm near Table Rock, NE. He was one of three children. Harold was baptized March 5, 1922 and confirmed Nov. 1, 1936 at the St. James Lutheran (Long Branch) Church, rura

C.F. "Jim" Kleine

Hemmingsen Funeral Home, Auburn

Auburn, NE

C.F. “Jim” Kleine, age 81, of Auburn, passed away Friday, April 11, at Tabitha Rehabilitation Center in Lincoln. Survivors include his wife Pat of Auburn; children and spouses Jim and Carole Kleine of Elwood, NE;

Helen Ann Marten

Kufahl Funeral Home in Wheaton

Wheaton , KS

  Helen Ann Marten, 89, of Wheaton, Kansas, died Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Stormont-Vail Medical Center in Topeka, as a result of a stroke. She was a life-long member of the area.

Helen was born August 23, 1924, in Camero

Vernon Gatz

Dorr and Clark Funeral Home, Falls City

Falls City, NE

 Vernon Gatz, 87, of Falls City, NE, passed away April 11, 2014. He was born on January 18, 1927 to William Thomas and Esther Sophia Pribbeno Gatz on the family farm northeast of Falls City in a room with a small wood burning stove fired up just for the occasion.


Alvin Wilson


Atchison, KS

Alvin Wilson, 65, Atchison, Kansas died Friday April 11, 2014 at his residence.

Funeral services will be Monday, April 14, 2014, at 11:00 A.M. in the chapel of Arensberg-Pruett Funeral Home with Rev. Lee Hendon officiating.  Interment will follow in Mt. Vernon Cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be one hour prior to services at th

Roger Keith Vaughan


Atchison, KS

Roger “ Keith” Vaughan, 66, of Effingham, KS died Friday, April 11, 2014 at the Medicalodge of Holton, Kansas. Funeral services will be 2:00 pm on Monday, April 14th, 2014 at the Cummings Christian Church  with burial in the Pardee Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:00 pm on Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at the Becker Cha