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Howard Kessinger, longtime editor and publisher of the Marysville Advocate, died of complications of Huntington’s disease Feb. 22, 2014, at a hospital in Lincoln, Neb. He had been fighting the disease for years and had been battling pneumonia the past several days. Kessinger won every major award and citation from the Kansas Press Association. He’s […]
Phillipsburg resident Pauline E. Hanson passed away Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at Phillips County Retirement Center in Phillipsburg, KS, at the age of 92. She was born September 17, 1921, in Phillips County, the daughter of Roy M. and Nellie (Robinson) Van Allen. Her husband, Edward, preceded her in death. She is survived by her […]
Phillipsburg resident Frederick Lagergren passed away at his home on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at the age of 95. He was born Sept. 28, 1918 in Randall, KS, the son of William & Mary (Wellman) Lagergren. He worked for the USDA Soil Conservation Service for 35 years. His wives, Beulah and Josephine, and a granddaughter, […]
Eugene “Gene” Zimmer, 70, Hays, died Wednesday, February 12, 2014, at Hays Medical Center. He was born September 8, 1943, in Hays, the son of Albert and Caroline (Kober) Zimmer. On July 29, 1967, he married Mary Ellen Pfannenstiel in Antonino, Kansas. Gene graduated from Schoenchen High School in 1961, Fort Hays State University in […]
Services for Alice Rose Oborny, 76, Rush Center, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Timken. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Timken. Janousek Funeral Home, La Crosse, is in charge of arrangements.
Kensington resident Esther Marie Norden passed away Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 at the Smith County Hospital in Smith Center, KS at the age of 97. She was born July 7, 1916 in Smith County, Kansas to Henry & Anna (Gemaehlich) Grauerholz. Her husband, Wilber Norden, preceded her in death in 2001. She is survived by […]
Phillipsburg resident Jean M. Troyer passed away Sunday, Feb. 9, at the Phillips County Hospital in Phillipsburg at the age of 86. She was born June 3, 1927, in Phillips County, the daughter of James V. and Leda C. (Morgan) Patton. Her husband, Duane “Trig” Troyer, preceded her in death in 1999. Survivors include her […]
Great Bend, KS: Farmers, Community Leaders and Philanthropists Glenn & Elaine Mull, daughter Amy Harter and granddaughter Samantha Harter, who all perished in a small plane crash last Monday in Tennessee, will be memorialized on Tuesday by family and friends. “The outpouring of support from people in our community as well as in Tennessee has […]
Services for Verle B. Marvin, 60, La Crosse, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, February 10, 2014, at St. Michael Catholic Church, La Crosse. Burial will be at La Crosse City Cemetery. Janousek Funeral Home, La Crosse, is in charge of services.
Former Prairie View resident Goldie Barker, Hays, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at Via Christi Village, Hays, at the age of 98. She was born Feb. 10, 1915, in Prairie View to William Van Diest and Dora (Harbers) Van Diest. Her husband, Clarence Barker, preceded her in death. She is survived by her sons, […]
John Richard Rundle died in the presence of his wife, children and other family at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. at Wichita’s St. Francis Hospital, Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice at the age of 65. John was preceded in death by his parents Jack and Sylvia Rundle and his mother-in-law Charlotte Patt. He is survived […]
Norma J. Weigel, 69, died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at Wheatland Nursing Center in Russell. She was born Dec. 7, 1944, in Victoria to Alfred G. and Mary Anna (Hammerschmidt) Weigel. She worked at St. Anthony Hospital/Hays Medical Center as a Certified Dietary Manager for 37 years. She attended Victoria High School and has lived […]
Dr. John Heinrichs, Professor of Geography and Chair of the Geosciences Department at Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas, died unexpectedly on January 11, 2014, five days before his 57th birthday. John’s early life centered in and around Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he attended De Sales Preparatory Seminary and the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee. […]