Obituaries Announcements

Barbara Kay LaMastus
Mercer Funeral Home in Holton
Denison, KS

 Barbara Kay LaMastus, 72, of Denison, KS passed away June 30, 2014 at Deseret Nursing and Rehab in Onaga, KS. She was born November 26, 1941 in St. Louis, MO the daughter of Lester Edward and Lucille (Poole) Fox.

Barbara had lived in the Denison community since 1993 and previously lived in Culver, KS. She was a homemaker. She also worked for Jackson County Nursing Home and Sac & Fox Casino both as a cook.

Barbara married Ray LaMastus on October 22, 1960 in St. Louis, MO. He survives of the home. Other survivors include 2 sons, Ronnie L. LaMastus (Tanya) of Roxbury, KS and Donald LaMastus (Sue) of Holton, KS; a sister, Vivian McGuire of Denison, KS; 5 grandchildren, Kristine LaMastus, Ryan LaMastus (Hayley), Kyle LaMastus, Cody LaMastus and Chris Morr and 3 great-grandchildren, Darren Jacob LaMastuss, Alyssa LaMastus and Brayden LaMastus.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, John Fox.

Barbara will lie in state beginning Tuesday afternoon with a visitation from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Thursday, July 3, 2014 at the Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Private family inurnment will be at a later date. Memorials may be given to the Deseret Nursing & Rehab of Onaga c/o Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436. To leave a special message for the family, please visit