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Forrest ‘Duane’ Goodwin »

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Lenexa – Forrest “Duane” Goodwin, a veteran of World War II, died resting peacefully at his retirement home on May 20, 2015 in Lenexa, KS. He was 93. Mr. Goodwin was born Aug. 14, 1921 in Annapolis, IL to Roy and Belle (Dawson) Goodwin. The family moved to El Dorado, KS in 1925 for Roy […]

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Erwin ‘Erv’ Leiker »

Erwin Leiker

Erwin “Erv” Leiker, 81, Great Bend, died Sunday, May 24, 2015 at his home. He was born February 6, 1934 in Hays the son of Leo and Angela (Klaus) Leiker. He was a U.S. Army veteran who served during the Korean War. On November 8, 1958 he married Janet Grace Burgardt in Pfeifer, Kansas. She […]

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Iola Depperschmidt »

Iola Depperschmidt, age 95, passed away Monday, May 25, 2015 at the Frizzell Memorial Hospital-Long term Care Unit in Ransom, Kansas. Funeral services will be 10 AM Thursday, May 28, 2015 at Brock’s-Keithley Funeral Chapel & Crematory 2509 Vine Hays, KS 67601. Visitation will be Wednesday 4 PM – 8 PM and Thursday 9 AM […]

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Helen Zaborski »

Rosary and Memorial Mass for Colby, Kansas resident Helen Zaborski, 90, will be held Friday, May 29, at 10 AM Central Time, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Colby for Rosary with Memorial Mass to follow at 10:30 AM Central. Inurnment will be at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Memorials to Sacred Heart Catholic Church or St. […]

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Angela D. Augustine »

Angela D. Augustine, 43, Hays, died Friday, May 22, 2015 at the Olathe Hospice House. She was born June 8, 1971 in Hays, Kansas the daughter of Alfred and Ernestine M. (Lamkin) Augustine. She attended grade school in Munjor for eight years and graduated from Hays High School in 1990. She attended Fort Hays State […]

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Marie Claire Day »

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Marie Claire Day, infant daughter of Kassie Day, died Monday, May 18, 2015 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. Claire was born February 5, 2015 in Hays. Survivors include her mother, Hays, a brother Miles Day, a sister Avery Day, grandparents Mike and Kim Thomason of Hays, great grandparents Sandra Herman of Ellis and Earl […]

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Phyllis Van Allen »

Funeral service for longtime Sharon Springs, Kansas, resident Phyllis Van Allen, 96, will be held Tuesday, May 26 10:30 AM MT at United Methodist Church, Sharon Springs, Kansas. Burial will be at Sharon Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday 3:00—6:00PM MT at Koons Funeral Home in Sharon Springs. Memorials to United Methodist Church Building Fund […]

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Carolyn Kay Engel »

Carolyn Engel

Carolyn Kay Engel, 73, Hays, died Friday, May 22, 2015 at her home. She was born August 9, 1941 in Emmeram, Kansas the daughter of Daniel and Catherine (Karlin) Weigel. She graduated from Ellis High School in 1959. On May 27, 1967 she married Clayton J. Engel in Hays. He died April 17, 2011. She […]

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Opal Alice Seaman »

Funeral services for lifelong Cheyenne and Sherman County, Kansas, resident Opal Alice Seaman, 96, will be held Wednesday, May 27, at 1:00 PM MT at First Christian Church in Goodland. Interment will be at St. Francis Cemetery. Friends may share respects Tuesday, May 26, from 4 until 6 PM MT at Koons Chapel in Goodland. […]

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Lonnie Alan Wallace »


Lonnie Alan Wallace, 65, of Pueblo, Colorado and former Waldo and Paradise, Kansas resident, died on March 12, 2015, at his home. Lonnie was born on October 12, 1949, in the Russell City Hospital in Russell, Kansas, the son of George W. and Bonnie (Williams) Wallace. He grew up in Waldo, Kansas and graduated from […]

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Porter E. Hackerott »

Porter E. Hackerott, 88, of Luray, Kansas, died on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at the Hays Medical Center in Hays, Kansas. A celebration of Porter’s life will be held at 11 A.M. on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at the Luray United Methodist Church in Luray, Kansas, with Pastor Les Rye officiating. Burial will follow at […]

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David F. ‘Fred’ (Doc) Erwin »


David F. “Fred” (Doc) Erwin, Jr. D.V.M., died on May 18, 2015 at the Russell Regional Hospital in Russell, Kansas. He was born January 12, 1931, in rural Sumner County, Kansas. The son of David Fred, Sr. and Freda (Weyen) Erwin. Fred’s formative years were spent helping his father and brother on the family farm. […]

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Iona Mae Dierks »

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Iona Mae Dierks, age 86, passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at Wichita County LTCU in Leoti, Kansas. Iona was born February 16, 1929 in Greenwood County, Kansas, the daughter of James Owen & Margaret Almira (Hirsh) Tatman. A Wichita County, Kansas resident since 1948, she was a farm wife and homemaker. Iona was […]

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