David W. "Dave" Griffin


Atchison, KS

David Warren ‘Dave’ Griffin, 75, lifelong Atchison, KS resident, passed away Saturday, March 29, 2014 at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, KS.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM, Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Atchison, with Abbot Barnabas Senecal, OSB, as Celebrant. Burial will fo

Edward J. "Ed" Morris

Harman-Rohde Funeral Home in Wathena

Elwood, KS

Elwood, Kansas   Edward J. “Ed”  Morris 83, of Elwood, Kansas passed away Friday, March 28, 2014 at his home with his family by his side.

Ed was born January 18, 1931 at home in St. Joseph, Missouri. He was born to Perry & Margarette “Nelly” Morris.

He attended Elwood elementary school. Ed

Clarence H. Schultejans

Lauer Funeral Home in Seneca

Seneca, KS

Clarence H. Schultejans, 79, of Seneca, Kansas, died Friday, March 28, 2014, at the Veterans’ Eastern Kansas Health Care Hospital in Topeka.   <

Lydia Irene Bowen


Atchison, KS

Lydia Irene Bowen, 57, of Atchison , KS. died at her home unexpectedly and was found on Thursday, March 27th, 2014.

Funeral services will be 2:00 pm on  Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home with Rev. Joseph Hansen, Pastor of the Carol Baptist Church officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Atchis

Dorothy A. Werner

Dorr and Clark Funeral Home, Falls City

Falls City, NE

 Dorothy A. Werner, 84, of Falls City, NE, passed away March 27, 2014 at Falls City. She was born December 17, 1929 at Shubert, NE to the late Walter and Lena (Harring) Fritz.

On December 4, 1948 she married Richard Werner at Plattsmouth, NE.

Virginia Lee Pitman

Dishon-Maple Chaney Mortuary in Horton

Topeka , KS

Virginia Lee Pitman, 60, of Topeka, Kansas, passed away on March 26, 2014 at the Midland Hospice House in Topeka, Kansas. She was born on December 31, 1953 in Kansas City, Missouri, the daughter of William and Viola Du Puis Pitman Sr. Virginia worked for Hills Pet Nutrition in Topeka, Kansas for years. She was a member of the Kickapoo Tribe and loved music, danc

Cynthia Mary Feldkamp Koch

Lauer Funeral Home in Seneca

Baileyville, KS

Cynthia Mary Feldkamp Koch, 97, of Baileyville, died Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at Midland Hospice House in Topeka. She was born March 22, 1917, on a farm southwest of Seneca, the daughter of Frederick and Dorothea Olberding Feldkamp. She attended the Sherman Country School and completed the 8th grade. As a young gi

Jerry Johannes

Mercer Funeral Home in Holton

Havensville, KS

Jerry Johannes, 69, of Havensville, Kansas died peacefully at home Thursday, March 27th from Congestive Heart Failure.  Jerry was born April 18, 1944 to Juel and Esther Tollefson-Johannes in Horton, Kansas and grew up on the family farm outside Horton.  After graduating from Horton High School he married

Gladys Juanita Frakes


Atchison, KS

Gladys Juanita (Anslinger) Frakes, 99, passed away peacefully, with her family at her bedside on Wednesday March 26, 2014 at Medicalodge of Atchison, KS.   Funeral service will be 2:00 PM, Monday, March 31, 2014 at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, KS with Bill Cassity, Jr. officiating.  Burial will follow at Sugar Creek Cemeter

Hadley Euene Fitzpatrick


Atchison, KS

Hadley Eugene Fitzpatrick, 71, of Atchison, Kansas died Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS.

Funeral Services will be 10:30 am on Monday, March 31, 2014 at the Atchison First Christian Church with Rev. Lee Hendon, officiating.   Burial will follow at 12:30 at Leavenworth National Cemetery, Le

Pauline Meisenheimer

Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hiawatha

rural Hiawatha , KS

  Pauline Meisenheimer, 91, of rural Hiawatha, died at her home, Tuesday afternoon, March 25, 2014. Pauline was born at Ha

Mark Vogt

Wherry Mortuary, Humboldt

Lincoln, NE

Mark Ryan Vogt, 40, of Lincoln, Nebraska passed away on March 24, 2014 in Lincoln. Mark is survived by his mother Cheryl (George) Lapka of Omaha, NE; father John (Deb) Vogt of Eureka, KS; 5 brothers; 4 sisters; and many niece

Todd Kite

Hemmingsen Funeral Home of Auburn

Auburn, NE

 Todd Kite, age 40 of Auburn, passed away Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at the Nemaha County Hospital in Auburn.

Survivors include

Jorden Hale

formerly of Hiawatha , KS

Jorden Rylee Hale, 8, was taken from us too soon on Saturday, 22, 2014. Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m., Friday, March 28th at Chapel Hill-Butler Funeral Home, 701 N. 94th St., KCK. Funeral services will be noon, S

Karen Madsen

Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hiawatha

Hiawatha, KS

Karen M. Madsen was born November 17, 1941, at Horton, KS, to Charley and Verda Massey Peterson.  She died Tuesday afternoon, March 25, 2014, at the Hiawatha Community Hospital, at the age of 72. Karen grew up on the family farm near the Baker Community southwest of Hiawatha where she gained many lifelong friends.  One huge event in her life was

Tami Jo Wagner

Wherry Mortuary, Pawnee City

Burchard, NE

Tami Jo Wagner, age 47, of Burchard, Nebraska passed away on Sunday, March 23, 2014.  She was born on December 12, 1966 to Robert and Joanne (Hillman) McGinity in Tecumseh, Nebraska. Tami had lived in Tecumseh, Elk Creek

Raymond McGinty

Wherry Mortuary, Pawnee City

Burchard, NE

Raymond McGinty,age 45, of Burchard, Nebraska passed away on Sunday, March 23.  He was born on June 25, 1968 to Darol and Betty (Everhart) McGinty in Fairbury, Nebraska. Raymond attended Faribury high school , then atten

Helen E. Schlosser

Dorr and Clark, Falls City

Falls City, NE

Helen E. Schlosser, age 87, of Falls City, died Tuesday, March 25. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 28, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Falls City. Interment will be in the Falls C

LaVerne S. Sternsdorff


LaVerne S. Sternsdorff, 82, of Effingham, KS died Monday, March 24th, 2014 at the Atchison Senior Village.

Funeral services will be 10:00 am Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at St. John’s Lutheran Church with Rev. Jacqueline Berlien officiating. Burial will follow in the Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster KS. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:

Curtis J. Foster


Atchison, KS

Curtis J. Foster, 35, Atchison, Kansas died unexpectedly Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at his residence.

Funeral services will be Friday, March 28, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. at Shiloh Baptist Church. Visitation with the family will be Friday, March 28th from Noon until 2:00 P.M. at the church. Memorial contributions are suggested to Arensberg-Pruett Funeral H