Simon P. Roth Jr.

Simon P. Roth Jr., 88, attorney at law, passed away July 17, 2015 after a lengthy struggle with Parkinson’s disease. Simon was born on October 25, 1926 in Hays, Kansas, one of four children of Simon and Theckla (Rupp) Roth. He married Rita Wasinger on September 1, 1949. Simon and Rita have four children, six […]

Richard E. Brungardt

Richard E. Brungardt, age 96, of WaKeeney, passed away, Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at Trego County Lemke Memorial Hospital, WaKeeney. Arrangements are pending with Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney.

Kirk Arlen Rufenacht


Kirk Arlen Rufenacht, age 74, passed away July 20, 2015 at the Grisell Memorial Hospital, Ransom, Kansas. He was born on November 10, 1940 in Ransom the son of Frank and Helen Neyer Rufenacht. He was a retired farmer. On May 26, 1962 he married Doris Jane Leone in Coalgate, Oklahoma. She survives of the […]

Patricia Louise Knudson Perrey

Funeral services for lifelong Goodland, Kansas, resident Patricia Louise Knudson Perrey, 94, will be held Tuesday, July 28, at 2:00 PM MT at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Goodland, Kansas. Interment will be at Goodland Cemetery. Friends may share their respects at Koons Chapel on Monday from 5:00—7:00 PM MT. Memorials, in lieu of flowers […]

Edna M. Uppendahl

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Edna M. Uppendahl, age 95, passed away on Monday, July 20, 2015 at the Scott County Hospital in Scott City, Kansas. She was born on October 21, 1919 in Shields, Kansas, the daughter of George H. And Augusta Strickert Uppendahl. A graduate of Scott Community High School, she attended Kansas State University. She worked as […]

Barbara Ann (Mackey) Adams


Barbara Ann (Mackey) Adams, of Loogootee, Indiana, went home to her Lord and Savior on Saturday, July 18, 2015. She was born December 21, 1940, to Malcolm and Ellen (Jones) Mackey in Rensselaer, IN. She graduated from Fremont-Ross High School, Fremont, OH. She was a homemaker and artist who doted on her grandchildren. She is […]

M. Richard Grabbe


M. Richard Grabbe, age 78, of Hays, passed away Monday, July 20, 2015 at his home. He was born March 13, 1937 in Munjor, KS to John C. and Josephine (Quint) Grabbe. He graduated from St. Joseph Military Academy in 1955. He married Alta Roth November 17, 1956 in St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hays. […]

Larry A. Selenke

Larry A. Selenke, 65, of Oakley, died Sunday, July 19, 2015 at Comanche County Hospital, Coldwater, KS. He was born June 26, 1950 to Ambrose and Anna (Prewo) Selenke in Colby, KS. Larry served in the U.S. Army. He had previously worked at Great Plains Manufacturing in Abilene, KS and was a member of the […]

John J. Befort


John J. Befort, age 67, of Hays passed away Saturday, July 18, 2015. He was born June 21, 1948, in Hays, Kansas to Edmund and Albina (Pfeifer) Befort. He graduated from Hays High in 1966. John was a retired farmer and stockman. He was an avid animal lover who was especially fond of his cats. […]

Evelyn Lucille Norden

Kensington resident Evelyn Lucille Norden passed away Sunday, July 19, 2015 at the Kensington Health & Rehab in Kensington, KS at the age of 89. She was born in Smith County on March 17, 1926, the daughter of John & Marguerite (Windels) Beckmann. Her husband, Lewis Paul Norden, preceded her in death in 1987. Survivors […]

Norma Jean Burrows

Norma Jean Burrows, 78, of Oakley, died Saturday, July 18, 2015 at Logan County Manor, Oakley. She was born September 18, 1936 to Lyle and Madelyn (McGinty) Wintersheidt in Sabetha, KS. She graduated from Oakley High School in 1954. She attended Barnes Business College in Denver, CO. Norma Married Sidney James Burrows on Dec 31, […]

John J. Befort


John J. Befort, age 69, of Hays passed away Saturday, July 18, 2015. Funeral services will be 11 AM Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at Brock’s-Keithley Funeral Chapel & Crematory 2509 Vine Hays, KS 67601. Visitation will be Tuesday 6 PM – 8 PM and Wednesday 9:30 AM until service time all at the funeral chapel. […]

Donald J. ‘Donnie’ Stenger

Donald J. “Donnie” Stenger, 56, died February, 1, 2015. He was born August 4, 1958, the son of Paul and Margie (Wolf) Stenger. Prior to being disabled he worked as an LMHT at Topeka State Hospital. Survivors include five brothers, Paul and wife Anne of Arlington, VA, Mike, Pat, and David of Topeka, KS and […]