Donald K. Huff

Donald K. Huff, 71, Hays, died Sunday, August 30, 2015 at the Locust Grove Village in LaCrosse, Kansas. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home.

Gladys (McClellan) Anglin

Gove resident Gladys (McClellan) Anglin passed away Thursday, August 27, 2015 at Gove County Medical Center. She was 104 years of age. Gladys was born June 29, 1911, in Willow Springs, Missouri, to Charles Samuel and Sarah Elizabeth (Lochmiller) McClellan. Gladys was a graduate of Willow Springs High School. On October 21, 1939, she was […]

Funeral services scheduled for Pat Schmidt

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Patricia A. “Pat” Schmidt, 85, Hays, died Friday, August 28, 2015, at her home in Hays. She was born August 30, 1929, in Oklahoma City the daughter of Charles and Sylvia (Winters) Everton. At age 6, Pat’s family moved to Kinsley, KS, where she lived until graduating from high school in 1947. In the fall […]

Pearl P. Hayes

Phillipsburg resident Pearl P. Hayes passed away Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, NE at the age of 90. She was born in Riley County on October 26, 1924, the daughter of John F. & Ida M. (Bohnenblust) Sprecker. Her husband, Donald, preceded her in death on Aug. 30, 2012. […]

Karl A. Schmidtberger

Karl Schmidtberger

Karl A. Schmidtberger, 64, Hays, died Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at his home. He was born December 30, 1950 in Hays the son of Michael and Anna Marie (Burghart) Schmidtberger. He graduated from Victoria High School in 1969 and from Oklahoma State University as a Certified Pedorthist in 1997. On July 19, 1971 he married […]

Gladys Anglin

Gladys Anglin, age 104, of Gove, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2015, at Gove County Medical Center, Quinter. Schmitt Funeral Home, Quinter, is handling arrangements.

Pauline Deutscher


Pauline Deutscher, 98, died at Someren Glen nursing home, Centennial, Colorado, on August 23, 2015. Born in Lindsborg, Kansas on January 29, 1917, she was the daughter of the late Petrus and Ellyn (Hjerpe) Sundquist. Pauline taught first grade in Ellis, Kansas starting in the fall of 1954. She became the Ellis school district’s librarian […]

Regina Schuster


Regina Schuster, age 96, of Ellis passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at her home. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Saturday, August 29 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ellis. Visitation will be Friday 6 PM – 8 PM with a combined rosary and vigil service at 7 PM all at Keithley Funeral Chapel, […]

Steve and Kathy Little

Kathy and Steve Little

Steve T. Little, age 64 and Kathy A. Little, age 62 of Hays passed away Thursday, August 20, 2015. Steve was born May 13, 1951 in Wichita, KS to Thomas and Onita (Steen) Little. Kathy was born January 12, 1953 in Hays, Kansas to Walter and Helen (Frost) Staab. Both were graduates of Hays High; […]

Melvin Joseph Scheck

Melvin Scheck

Melvin Joseph Scheck, 85, of Russell, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at his home. Melvin was born February 8, 1930 in Victoria, Kansas, the seventh child of thirteen children to Joseph and Magdalena (Windholz) Scheck. He grew up in the Victoria and Walker area and graduated from Victoria High School in 1949. His […]

Francis Dean Gross

Francis Gross

Victoria, Kansas – Francis Dean Gross, age 66, died Wednesday, August 19, 2015, in Reno, Nevada. He was born March 4, 1949, in Hays, Kansas to Herman J. and Evelyn Clara (Schmidtberger) Gross. He was a 1967 graduate of Victoria High School. He spent 26 years in the U.S. Navy and was a veteran of the […]

Ethel Teresa (Billinger) Hillman


Ethel Teresa (Billinger) Hillman passed away August 22, 2015 at the age of 83 years, at Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital in WaKeeney, Kansas. Ethel was born to Raymond and Katherine (Flagler) Billinger on March 13, 1933 in WaKeeney, Kansas. She went to Collyer schools until high school where she graduated in 1951 from Trego Community […]