Announcements

Wayne Schlange

Hemmingsen Funeral Home, Auburn

Auburn, NE

 Wayne Schlange, age 72 of Auburn, passed away Saturday, April 5, at the Nemaha County Hospital in Auburn.

Survivors include his wife Elaine of Auburn; daughter and son-in-law Kristin and Kevin Stuart of


Leo Vertin

Harmon-Rohde Funeral Home in Wathena

Wathena, KS

Leo Francis Vertin, 90, of Wathena, Kansas passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014 at the Wathena Nursing & Rehab. Leo was born on August 29, 1923 on the family farm in rural Wathena, the son of Steve & Clara (Redmond) Vertin. He attended St. Joseph’s Catholic School & Belmont School. On November 18, 1950, he married Delores Ryser at St


Richard “Rick” Liberty, Jr.

Dorr and Clark Funeral Home, Falls City

Falls City, NE

 Richard “Rick” Liberty, Jr., 62, of Falls City, NE, passed away April 5, 2014 at Lincoln, NE. He was born November 7, 1951 at Falls City to Richard Liberty, Sr. and the late Leora (Rowell) Liberty.

Rick was drafted in the U. S. Army on Augus


Raymond Bernard Jurgensmeier

Chapel Oaks Funeral Home

Fairview, KS

Raymond Bernard Jurgensmeier, 90, of rural Fairview, died Friday morning, April 4, 2014, at the Apostolic Christian Home in Sabetha.

He was born September 2, 1923, in Auburn, Nebraska, the son of Bernard “Barney” and Helena “Lena” Riemann Jurgensmeier.  He lived in Auburn for seven years before his family moved to White Lakes, South Dakota in 1931, mo


Julia " Elaine" Edmonds

Barnett Family Funeral Home in Oskaloosa

Winchester , KS

 Julia “Elaine” Edmonds, 70, Winchester, passed into the hands of her Lord, surrounded by her family on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at her home. She was born May 13, 1943 at Atchison, the daughter of George Thomas and Blanche Alberta Phillips Kneen. She grew up in the Nortonville and Winchester commu


Codula Becker

Lauer Funeral Home in Seneca

rural Centralia , KS

Cordula B. Becker, 99, died Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at the Onaga Community Hospital in Onaga, Kansas. She was born February 1, 1915, on a farm north of Axtell, to Francis and Catherine Weber Koelzer. She spent her early years in Axtell and attended St. Michael’s School


Carl Dahl Jr.

Dishon-Maple-Chaney Mortuary in Horton

formerly of Everest area, KS

Carl O. Dahl, Jr., 82, of Kansas City, MO passed away Tuesday April 1, 2014. Carl was born in Everest, Kansas November 6, 1931. Carl was a member of St. James Lutheran Church, Son's of Norway. Carl served as Chairman of the Board for Farmland Credit Union for 26 years and retired from Farmland Ind. after a 35+ year career. He was preceded in deat


Sister Lillian (Mary William) Harrington, OSB

Becker-Dyer-Stanton in Atchison

Atchison, KS

Sister Lillian (Mary William) Harrington, OSB, 96, a Benedictine Sister of Mount St. Scholastica, Atchison, Kans., died April 1, 2014, at the monastery. The vigil service will be on Friday, April 4, at 7 pm in the monastery chapel, and the Mass of Resurrection will be offered there Saturday, April 5, at 10:30 am.  More...

David Carl Bodenhausen

Becker-Dyer-Stanton

Effingham, KS

David Carl Bodenhausen, 81 of Effingham KS passed away Monday March 31, 2014 at St. Francis Hospital, Topeka, KS.   Funeral service will be 10:00 AM, Friday April 4, 2014 at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, KS with Rev. Jeff Cochran officiating.  Burial will follow in the Monrovia Cemetery, Monrovia, KS.  Family will recei


Alan Schlodder

Mercer Funeral Home in Holton

Holton , KS

  Alan H. Schlodder, 64, of Holton died March 31, 2014 in a farming accident at his home.    He was born August 18, 1949 in Holton the son of John and Delores (Kling) Schlodder. Alan graduated from Holton High School in 1967 and later attended Topeka Technical College. He was a farmer/stockman a


Lester Lee Chalfant

Becker-Dyer-Stanton

Everest, KS

Lester Lee Chalfant, 89 of Everest, KS passed away Sunday March 30, 2014 at his home.

Funeral service will be 10:30 AM Thursday April 3, 2014 at Lancaster United Methodist Church, Lancaster, KS with Rev. Lou Davies officiating.  Burial will follow in the Old Huron Cemetery, Huron KS.   Family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 P


Leota Kuenzi

Popkess Mortuary in Sabetha

Seneca & formerly of Bern , KS

Leota Levaughn (Lange) Kuenzi, 96, was born November 6, 1917 southwest of Bern, Kansas the only child of August and Elva (Ehrsam) Lange and passed away March 31, 2014 at 5:40 a.m.  She was born in the same home as her mot


Jere J. Herold

Popkess Mortuary in Sabetha

Sabetha, KS

Jere J. Herold, 68, of Sabetha, Kansas passed away Sunday, March 30th, 2014. Jere was born in Falls City, Nebraska on January 31st, 1946 to John and Edna (Gerweck) Herold.   Jere graduated from Morrill High School in 1964 and attended Kansas State University.  He joined the Sabetha unit of the Kansas National Guard in 1966 and was called to


Pamela Kay Sonnenmoser

Becker-Dyer-Stanton

Rushville, MO

Pamela Kay Sonnenmoser, 46 of Rushville MO died Sat. March 29th, 2014 at the North Care Hospice House, Kansas City, MO.

A Memorial Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 at the Grace Evangelical Church, 5103 S. 50th (Hwy FF) St. Joseph, MO with Rev. Dennis Jennings officiating. The body has been cremated


David W. "Dave" Griffin

Becker-Dyer-Stanton

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

Becker-Dyer-Stanton

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