Lakeview Funeral Home and Cemetery

Lakeview Funeral Home and Cemetery exists to help you deal with the death of a loved one. We believe every life, whether lived quietly or bigger than life itself, is unique and deserves to be honored.


Our Obituaries

Paul Sharp

January 29, 1933 - September 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Lakeview Funeral Home, WICHITA, KS.
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Ruby D. Wylie

October 30, 1938 - September 16, 2017

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Achutha N. Reddy

June 8, 1960 - September 13, 2017

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Opal M. Wallace

October 17, 1921 - September 10, 2017

Opal May Wallace, 95, of Wichita, KS, went to be with her lord on September 10, 2017 following her illness with dementia. She was born to John Ray and Cora (Gatz) Cramsey, October 17, 1921 in Conway, KS. Opal graduated from McPherson High School in 1939. She enjoyed baking and devoting her time and love to her family. She married Linley J. Wallace in in 1945. Opal was a charter member of Immanuel...
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Susie Lade Smith

August 3, 1935 - September 9, 2017

Smith, Susie L., 82, of Wichita, Kansas passed away on Saturday, September 9, 2017 in Wichita, Kansas. Sue was born on August 3, 1935 the daughter of Alma Christine (Lade) Edstrom and Arthur Edwin Edstrom. Sue graduated from Endicott High School in Washington, class of 1954. She joined the Navy as a bookkeeper and was stationed in San Diego, California, where she met her future husband, Ronald R....
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Charles Best

August 6, 1933 - September 8, 2017

Best, Charles W., 84, of Wichita, Kansas passed away Friday September 8, 2017 in Wichita. Charles was born the son of Troy and Ethel Best on August 6, 1933 in Springfield, Missouri. Charles and Jacqulyn Best were united in marriage on September 15, 1957 in Wichita, Kansas; they met at Immanuel Baptist Church. Together they celebrated 60 years of marriage. Charles served in the United States Army...
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Larry Eugene White

August 31, 1946 - September 8, 2017

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Glendora Bernice North

September 10, 1934 - September 4, 2017

North, Glendora B., 82, of Wichita, Kansas passed away on Monday September 4, 2017 in Wichita. Glendora was born the daughter of Eddie and Nettie Caughey on September 10, 1934 in Pampa, Texas. Glendora resided in Wichita, Kansas since 1963 and retired from Wichita Petroleum Club in 2005. She was preceded in death by her parents; late husband; Robert E. North, brothers; Eugene, Avery, sisters;...
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Henry D. McFarland

June 5, 1937 - August 31, 2017

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Arlene Lucille Yanney

July 31, 1926 - August 25, 2017

Arlene Lucille Yanney passed away on Friday, August 25, 2017 at home. Arlene was born July 31, 1926 to Arthur R. Waymire and Dorothy I (Mathiot) Waymire in Arkansas City, KS. She is preceded in death by her parents; brother Fred; and a daughter Barbara. She was a big supporter of Hutchinson Community College Athletics and enjoyed working door security at all the home basketball games. Arlene...
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Ruby Ilene Allmond

November 24, 1931 - August 24, 2017

Allmond, Ruby Ilene, 85, of Wichita, Kansas passed away peacefully in her home on Thursday August 24, 2017 in Wichita. Ruby was born the daughter of Clair and Grace Cathey on November 24, 1931 in Wichita, Kansas. Ruby and Allen Allmond were united in marriage on July 16, 1950 in Wichita. Together they celebrated 55 years of marriage before his passing in 2005. Ruby was always known for her...
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Delores J. Johnson

November 25, 1944 - August 20, 2017

Delores “Dee” June (Bingenheimer) Johnson of Wichita, KS died on August 20, 2017. She was 72 years old. She passed comfortably and was surrounded by family and friends at the time.Dee was born and raised in Topeka, KS She graduated high school in 1962 and later attended Washburn University. She returned to college and majored in Women’s Studies at Wichita State University. She...
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Molly M. Melson

July 1, 1938 - August 16, 2017

Melson, Molly M., 79, passed away on August 16, 2017. She was born in North Carolina on July 1, 1938. Molly retired from Furr’s Cafeteria after many years working as hostess. She is preceded in death by her husband, Randall Melson. Survived by son Joe (Patra) Stone, 2 step-grandchildren, 2 step-great-grandchildren and brother James Bryant. A special thank you to the employees at Lakepoint...
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Imogene Burrow

July 31, 1928 - August 12, 2017

Imogene Burrow passed away on August 12, 2017. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm; Funeral on Thursday, August 17 at 3pm; both at Lakeview Funeral Home, 12100 E. 13th St., Wichita, KS (K-96 & 13th St. E.).
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Ateima Samoa Fili

October 31, 1953 - August 9, 2017

Fili, Ateima Samoa, 63, of Wichita, Kansas passed away on Wednesday August 9, 2017 in Wichita. Ateima was born the son of Laloava Tupu Fili and Aano (Ale) Fili on October 31, 1953 in Lotofagâ, Samoa. Ateima and Gwyn Fili were united in marriage on April 29, 1983 in Wichita. Together they celebrated 34 years of marriage. Ateima last worked in quality assurance for Beechcraft in Wichita and...
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Pamela C. Gaston

December 21, 1953 - August 5, 2017

Gaston, Pamela Claudine, 63, of Wichita, Kansas passed away on Saturday August 5, 2017 in Wichita. Claudine was born the daughter of Darold and Mildred (Brister) Larcade on December 21, 1953 in Monroe, Louisiana. Claudine enjoyed bible study with friends. She was a loving daughter, mother, sister, grandmother, aunt and friend. She was preceded in death by her daddy; Darold Larcade, brother;...
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Beryl Worrell

December 17, 1922 - July 27, 2017

Worrell, Beryl, 94, of Wichita, Kansas passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Thursday July 27, 2017 in Wichita. Beryl was born the son of Arthur and Fannie Worrell on December 17, 1922 in Beaumont, Kansas. Beryl and Helen Worrell were united in marriage on June 1, 1947 in Leon, Kansas. Together they celebrated 70 years of marriage. Beryl served in the United States Navy from 1942...
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Blanche Blackwelder

August 22, 1918 - July 25, 2017

Blanche Murray Blackwelder died July 25, 2017, just one-month short of her 99th birthday. She was born August 21, 1918 in Isabel, Kansas to Edith Lorraine Blankenship and Ruben DeForest Murray. She had seven siblings, Ollie Armstrong, Louella Wehling, Ada Mae Bush, Mary Martha Murray, Geneva Morley, Juanita and Earl Dwayne. She graduated from Isabel High School and cosmetology school in...
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Bernidene Knepp

December 15, 1933 - July 25, 2017

Knepp, Bernidene E. (Lira), 83, of Wichita, Kansas passed away peacefully on Tuesday July 25, 2017 in Wichita. Bernidene was born the daughter of Clarence Cruse and Frances (Cruse) Loomis on December 15, 1933 in Iola, Kansas. In early years she was a daycare provider and later employed by St. Joseph Hospital as a food services supervisor and retired in 1994. She was preceded in death by her...
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Bill Spencer

August 27, 1923 - July 24, 2017

Spencer, Billy Bob, 93 Passed from this earth July 24, 2017. Bill was born in Wichita, Kansas on August 27, 1923. Following graduation from Wichita East High School he served in the United States Army in Europe during World War II. Bill returned to Wichita to continue his career in the automotive business. For over 50 years he worked and eventually owned and operated the Spencer’s Dodge...
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Susan Knisley

September 6, 1955 - July 24, 2017

Knisley, Susan A., 61, of Rose Hill, Kansas passed away on Monday July 24, 2017 at home surrounded by family. Susan was born the daughter of Rolla and Ursa Taylor on September 6, 1955 in Wichita, Kansas. Susan and Howard Knisley were united in marriage on July 17, 1971 in Maize, Kansas. Together they celebrated 46 years of marriage. Susan worked for the Rose Hill School District in transportation...
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Alice Sanchez

October 7, 1923 - July 22, 2017

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Wayne Harris

March 8, 1929 - July 21, 2017

Wayne Eugene Harris (88) was born on March 8, 1929. Parents Ralph W. and Nellie J. Harris. He grew up in Wichita and graduated from East High School. He served in the army during the Korean War and guarded Korean prisoners in Japan.Wayne worked for the Coleman Company and retired from a long career at Domestic Laundry. Wayne married Ada M. Lambert on April 10, 1954 in...
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Eleanor S. Clinton

September 22, 1940 - July 20, 2017

Eleanor Sue Clinton, aged 76, surrounded by family sadly passed away on July 20, 2017. Eleanor was born September 22, 1940, in Franklin, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Addison and Ella Thompson. A proud resident of Ponca City, Oklahoma, Eleanor graduated from Ponca City High School in 1958 and married the true and lasting love of her life, Lou Clinton in October of the same year. Soon thereafter,...
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James D. Spaulding

October 11, 1937 - July 20, 2017

Mr. James "Jim" D.,79, passed away on July 20, 2017. Jim was born in Topeka, KS on October 11, 1937 to Russell and Alice Spaulding. Jim and Willa were united in marriage on April 2, 1960 in Onega, KS. Together they celebrated 57 years of marriage. He was a retired truck driver from Northcutt Trailer Sales and a lifelong fan of KU Athletics. Jim was preceded in death by his parents, wife...
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Thomas L. Monroe

May 23, 1930 - July 18, 2017

Mr. Thomas Leo Monroe, Sr., 87, passed away on July 18, 2017, at his home in Haysville, KS. Born and formerly resided in Norfolk, VA. Tom was retired U.S. Navy and LearJet. Preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Phyllis and son Thomas L. Monroe, Jr. Survived by daughters Deborah Blanton and Diana Brackhahn, 4 granddaughters and 11 great-grandchildren. Memorials can be made to Faith Lutheran...
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Thomas L. Monroe

May 23, 1930 - July 18, 2017

Mr. Thomas Leo Monroe, Sr., 87, passed away on July 18, 2017, at his home in Haysville, KS. Born and formerly resided in Norfolk, VA. Tom was retired U.S. Navy and LearJet. Preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Phyllis and son Thomas L. Monroe, Jr. Survived by daughters Deborah Blanton and Diana Brackhahn, 4 granddaughters and 11 great-grandchildren. Memorials can be made to Faith Lutheran...
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Dinh B. Vu

April 2, 1935 - July 17, 2017

Mr. Dinh Bang Vu, beloved husband of Cuc Thi Nguyen passed away peacefully at his home on 7-17-2017 surrounded by his family. Mr. Vu was a graduate of the Republic of South Vietnam Military Academy and was a Captain and war correspondent before transferring to civilian service. He rose rapidly to a position as director of the National Television of the Republic of South Vietnam and director of...
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Larry Wayne Hayes

August 13, 1948 - July 14, 2017

Hayes, Larry Wayne, 68, of Wichita, Kansas passed away on Friday July 14, 2017 in Wichita. Larry was born August 13, 1948 in Hays, Kansas. A retired Cessna supervisor and employee of 42 years, Larry rode with the Cessna Motorcycle Club and loved spending time with his family, fishing, camping, traveling, and collecting eagles. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Mary (Dillman)...
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Myrna J. Criss

June 6, 1924 - July 9, 2017

Criss, Myrna J., 93, of Wichita, Kansas passed away on Sunday July 9, 2017 in Wichita. Myrna was born on June 6, 1924 in Shelby County, Iowa the daughter of Chris and Dagmar Nielsen. Myrna and Delbert Criss were united in marriage on Dec. 4, of 1943 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Together they celebrated 50 years of marriage before his passing in 1994. Myrna was an avid Wichita State Shockers...
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Helen C. Smith

March 30, 1923 - July 8, 2017

Helen C. Smith was born in Purcell, Oklahoma on Friday March 30th 1923 to Linton Smith and Mary Elizabeth Lewis. Helen accepted Christ at an early age. Helen attended L'Ouverture Elementary School and graduated from North High School in Wichita. She was raised in Church of God in Christ. She loved the Lord with her whole heart, mind and soul and was steadfast in her commitment to live a life...
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Giana Reynolds

June 12, 1958 - July 8, 2017

Giana Lynn Reynolds of Wichita, KS died July 8, 2017 following a long, courageous battle with cancer. Giana was born June 12, 1958 to Robert and Patsy Gummow in Tonkawa, OK. She was married to Rodney Reynolds for over 40 years and they had one daughter, Rena Reynolds Allgood of Gallatin, TN. She is survived by husband, daughter, son-in-law Christopher Allgood, 4 grandchildren (Grayson, Asher,...
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Jacqueline Wassall

December 11, 1929 - July 5, 2017

Jacqueline "Jackie" Wassall left this life on July 5, 2017, the last remaining of five siblings. Born in Wichita on December 11th, 1929, to William and Lydia Darnall, she graduated North High in 1947. In 1965 she joined Security Abstract & Title Co., where she developed and managed their closing department before retiring in 2000 as a Vice-President. She was a talented artist and...
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Ruth C. Bauer

January 4, 1929 - July 1, 2017

Ruth C. (Taylor) Bauer, 88, of Wichita, Kansas passed away on Saturday July 1, 2017 in Wichita. Ruth was born on January 4, 1929 in Kanopolis, Kansas the daughter of Karl and Mildred Juedes. Ruth retired from Saint Francis Hospital after 18 years. Ruth was a very Godly and giving woman and very kind to everyone. She was preceded in death by her parents, first husband, Earle Taylor (passed in 1963...
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Robert F. Klem

May 25, 1949 - June 29, 2017

Klem, Robert F. “Bob”, 68, of Rose Hill, Kansas passed away at his home surrounded by family on Thursday June 29, 2017 in Rose Hill, Kansas. Bob was born the son of Thomas and Sarah Elison (Joyner) Klem on May 25, 1949 in Syracuse, New York. Bob and Nancy (Chaffee) Klem were united in marriage on August 15, 1970 in Wichita. Together they celebrated 46 years of marriage. He was...
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James Benjamin Helten

August 22, 1954 - June 28, 2017

James (Jim) Benjamin Helten, 62, of El Dorado, KS passed away at home on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Jim was born in Wichita, KS on August 22, 1954, to John N. and Margaret A. (Struble) Helten. He is survived by his siblings; Kathy (Phil) Smith of Interlochen, MI, Mary (Steve) Wheeler of Rose Hill, Gerald (Sue) Helten of Douglass, Peter (Michelle) Helten of Augusta, Carol Ann (Jerrod) Sorensen of...
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Vuc Van Nguyen

February 10, 1918 - June 22, 2017

Mr. Vuc Van Nguyen 99, passed away on June 22, 2017. He was born in Nam Dinh, Vietnam on February 10, 1918 to Phat Tan Nguyen and Rat Thi Nguyen. He is survived by his wife, Riep, of 76 years; 6 children, Mai, Hoa (Huong), Cuc (Nhien), Dao (Luong), Thang (Loan) and Dung (Thao), as well as 21 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held at Lakeview Funeral Home, from 1pm - 8pm...
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Michael Dean Deuschle

December 25, 1967 - June 15, 2017

Michael Dean DeuschleDecember 25, 1967 – June 15, 2017Michael married Julie Brandt Chapman and they had two children, Tasha and Kenneth. Later they divorced and Michael remarried.Michael married Dawnna (Thurber) Deuschle and to this marriage added two step children, Heather Thurber and Justin Winters. Unexpectantly, Dawnna, the love of his life, passed away on 3/3/02.Michael then married...
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Rolland W. LaCoursiere

June 28, 1936 - June 14, 2017

LaCoursiere, Rolland W. “Frenchie”, 80, of Wichita, Kansas passed away Wednesday June 14, 2017 in Wichita. Frenchie was born on June 28, 1936 in Red Lake County, Minnesota the son of Emery and Rose LaCoursiere. Frenchie and Phyllis LaCoursiere were united in marriage, she passed in 2006. Frenchie served in the United States Air Force. Frenchie retired after 36 years from Beech in...
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Billy J. Kilpatric

October 4, 1930 - June 12, 2017

Billy J Kilpatric, 86, passed away on Monday June 12, 2017 in the VA Hospital Hospice Wing. Bill was born in Grogan, Missouri on October 4, 1930, his early years were spent going to school and working various jobs to help his family survive. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in October 1947, barely past his seventeenth birthday. Bill’s first tour was in Germany where he was part of the...
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Reba Juanita Grady

September 30, 1921 - June 12, 2017

Reba Juanita Grady, 95, of Wichita, Kansas passed away peacefully on Monday June 12, 2017 in Wichita. Reba was born the daughter of Charles and Bertha Legan) Davis on September 30, 1921 in Beaver, Oklahoma. Reba and John Grady were united in marriage on February 12, 1944 in Wichita, Kansas. Together they celebrated 70 years of marriage before his passing in 2014. Reba retired from Boeing. She was...
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Betty L. Sanger

March 16, 1928 - June 11, 2017

Sanger, Betty L, 89, of Mission, Texas, formerly of Wichita, Kansas, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, June 11, 2017. Rosary, 7:00 P.M. Friday, June 16; Funeral Mass, 10:00 A.M. Saturday, June 17, both at Christ the King Catholic Church. Betty loved her Lord dearly as exhibited throughout her life and expressed in her final words to her children. She wrote, ”I leave you...
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Henry J. Jackson

July 24, 1922 - June 7, 2017

Henry James Jackson, age 94, beloved dad, grandpa, great-grandpa and brother, went to his heavenly home on June 7, 2017 while living in Ada, Oklahoma. On July 24, 1944 he was born to parents Henry and Hannah Jackson in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was known for his beautiful voice. He had wonderful ministry in music and sang for many years for God’s glory. He served his country in World...
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Dorothy T. Smith

April 10, 1925 - June 4, 2017

Dorothy Tom Smith, 92, passed away on June 4, 2017. She was born to Tom and Fanny Pierce on April 10, 1925 in Major County, Oklahoma. She attended the Tivola school, a one-room school in Major County. She graduated from 8th grade at the age of 12 having started school at the age of 4 because her older sisters were going to school so she might as well go too. She met her future husband at Midway...
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Dennis W. Rice

November 22, 1948 - June 3, 2017

Rice, Dennis W., 68, passed away on June 3, 2017. He was born to John and Lillian Rice on November 22, 1948 in Oswego, KS. Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Barbara; sons John (Karen) D. Rice, Claude (Stacy) E. Rice III; 8 grandchildren, Nicholas Immenshuh, Isaac, Dakota, Abigail, Sophia, Lillian, Aden and Jackson Rice; 6 sisters Norma Dukes, Mary Jane George, Debby (Wade) Richards,...
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Reyona T. Caldwell

January 13, 1981 - June 2, 2017

Caldwell, Reyona Touché, 36, of Wichita, KS passed away on Friday June 2, 2017 in Wichita. Reyona was born the daughter of Walter and Kimberly Caldwell on January 13, 1981 in Wichita, Kansas. Reyona was a natural leader and nurtured others and became known to some as “Mama Rey”. Reyona was a very loving daughter and the best Mother ever. She was preceded in death by her...
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Geraldine Norris

March 6, 1919 - June 1, 2017

Norris, Geraldine “Gerry”, 98, of Wichita, Kansas passed away peacefully on Thursday June 1, 2017 in Wichita. Gerry was born on March 6, 1919 in Peoria, Illinois the daughter of Leo and Florence Hendrickson. Gerry and Bob Norris were united in marriage on May 31, 1942 in Wichita. Together they celebrated 75 wonderful years of marriage. In her early years she worked at Innes’ in...
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Mark Groceman

September 10, 1953 - May 31, 2017

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Charlene Gemar

April 13, 1955 - May 28, 2017

Charlene Gemar, known to her friends and family simply as Char, was called home Sunday, May 28, 2017 after losing a ten year battle with kidney cancer. Char remained optimistic throughout and the courage she displayed will always be an inspiration to those of us who walked this difficult journey with her. Char was born at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC on April 13, 1955. She attended and...
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Jack Mnirajd

June 19, 1963 - May 26, 2017

Mnirajd, Jack J., 53, of Wichita, Kansas passed away on Friday May 26, 2017 in Wichita. Jack was born the son of Marith Mnirajd and Penn Rose on June 19, 1963 in Vientiane, Laos. Jack and Vanessa Mnirajd were united in marriage on September 6, 1998 in Wichita. Together they celebrated 18 years of marriage. Jack worked in the aircraft industry as a Stress Engineer Contractor for 20 years....
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Callidora Hinson

March 27, 2002 - May 25, 2017

HINSON, CALLIDORA ELIZABETH "CALLIE", passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2017. She was born on March 27, 2002 in Portsmouth, Virginia to Dan and Sarah Anne "Lawrence" Hinson. Callie attended Wichita Montessori School and continued on to The Independent School and was currently a student at Andover Central High School. As an avid reader, brilliant writer, wonderful student and...
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Lawrence V. Franz

October 27, 1925 - May 22, 2017

Lawrence (Larry) Victor Franz, 91, passed away at Presbyterian Manor in Newton, Kansas on May 22, 2017. Larry was born October 27, 1925 in Newton, KS. He was the son of Henry and Justina (Schmidt) Franz. His early years were spent in Goessel and Elbing area. He went to the Elbing Missionary Church. He attended Whitewater High School. Larry served in the United States Navy during World War II. He...
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Bryan S. Schreck

June 5, 1969 - May 21, 2017

Bryan S. "Stretch" Schreck, 47, passed away in Denver, CO, on May 21, 2017. He was born on June 5, 1969 to Bob and Beth Schreck in Wichita, KS. Stretch worked at Cessna Aircraft Co., Bell Helicopter and Vestas Wind Turbine. He was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army after serving 8 years as a Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic. Hobbies of his include his love for motorcycles, weather,...
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Walter E. Armstrong

November 4, 1942 - May 18, 2017

Armstrong, Walter E., 74, of Wichita, Kansas passed away at home on Thursday May 18, 2017 in Wichita. Walter was born on November 4, 1942 in Wichita the son of Eugene and Grace (Bartlett) Armstrong. Walter and Dorothy Armstrong were united in marriage on September 3, 1988 in Wichita. Together they celebrated 27 years of marriage before her passing in 2015.Walter served in the United States Navy...
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Kenneth Eugene Broadaway

August 9, 1949 - May 14, 2017

Broadaway, Kenneth Eugene, 67, of Wichita, Kansas passed away Sunday May 14, 2017 in Wichita. Kenneth was born on August 9, 1949 in Carthage, MO the son of Gerald and Elsie (Bailey) Broadaway. Kenneth and Vickie (Ellington) Broadaway met at the Kansas School for the Deaf and were united in marriage in 1973. Together they celebrated 19 years of marriage before her passing in 1992. Kenneth began...
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Mary Ann Crans

June 27, 1917 - May 12, 2017

Crans, Mary Ann (Napier), was born June 27, 1917 in Newton, Kansas to Jesse L. and Flora Congdon Napier and passed away on May 12, 2017 in Wichita, KS at age 99. Two siblings were Melba Napier, born in 1902 and John Mack Napier, born in 1905. Mary Ann attended Newton High School, graduating in 1934, and attended Cottey College in Nevada, Missouri, graduating with an associate in Fine Arts. She...
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Norman G. Marklewitz

July 6, 1955 - May 6, 2017

Marklewitz, Norman G. III, 61, of Wichita, Kansas passed away on Friday May 6, 2017 in Wichita. Norman was born the son of Norman and Frieda Marklewitz on July 6, 1955 at George Air Force Base in Victorville, CA. Norman lived and worked with the KETCH Services in Wichita. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Edward Marklewitz. Survivors include his loving siblings, Sherri (Ron) Hall...
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Juliet Muncrief

September 13, 1937 - April 30, 2017

Muncrief, Juliet, 79, of Wichita, Kansas passed away on Sunday April 30, 2017 in Wichita. Juliet was born on September 13, 1937 in Jesse, Oklahoma the daughter of Grady and Beatrice Caldwell. Juliet and Marion Muncrief were united in marriage on June 23, 1956 in Ada, Oklahoma. Together they celebrated 60 years of marriage. Juliet was a devoted grandmother and great-grandmother. Juliet was a proud...
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Raymond Pierce

February 10, 1925 - April 26, 2017

Raymond Pierce, age 92, retired Lear Jet cabinet maker, passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Ray was born February 10, 1925 in Wichita, the son of Lewis and Genevieve Pierce. On June 30, 1945, Ray married Wanda (Meredith) in Haysville. Ray was preceded in death by his parents; wife; sister, Betty Hatfield. Survivors include: daughter, Becky and husband, Arthur Caudillo, Wellington; brother...
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Ronnie Joe Vermillion

October 12, 1954 - April 24, 2017

Ronnie Joe "JoJo" Vermillion, 62, passed away April 24, 2017. He was born to Charles and Lessie in Clinton, OK on October 12, 1954, and grew up in Cordell, OK. Survivors include his wife, Ruth, of 33 years, children Chance, Cassie (Tracy) Hargis, James Hess, Joanna (Jose) Rodela-Perez, Lessie Vermillion, grandchildren Chase, Alexandria, Olivia, Adam, Carlee, Lily, and 1 sister and 4...
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Donald W. Anderson

January 14, 1923 - April 24, 2017

Anderson, Donald W., 94, passed through death to eternal life on April 22, 2017. Don was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Oscar and Mildred. He served in the U.S. Army in Italy with the 3133rd Signal Service Company, a Sonic Deception Unit (part of the Ghost Army). Don graduated from the University of Minnesota with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and was a licensed professional engineer in the...
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Bradley Post

April 4, 1929 - April 22, 2017

Bradley Post, formally named Willard Bradley Post of Wichita, Kansas passed away on Saturday April 22, 2017. Bradley was born on April 4, 1929 in Fowler, KS, the son of Willard Post and Doris (Barclay) Post. Bradley and Carolyn Post married on August 9, 1952 in Topeka, KS. Bradley went to high school in his hometown of Fowler until his senior year at which time he attended New Mexico Military...
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Hazel Marie Black

November 6, 1921 - April 19, 2017

Black, Hazel Marie, 95, of Wichita, Kansas went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday April 19, 2017 in Denver, CO. Hazel was born on November 6, 1921 in Terrell, TX the daughter of Jeff and Charley Adkins. Hazel and Charles Black II were married in 1939. Together they celebrated 37 years of marriage before his passing in 1979. Hazel attended North High School in Wichita. She attended...
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Willa Spaulding

January 26, 1941 - April 17, 2017

Spaulding, Willa “Veryl”, 76, of Wichita, Kansas passed away Monday April 17, 2017 in Wichita. Willa was born the daughter of George and Hattie Allen on January 26, 1941 in Havensville, Kansas. Willa and James Spaulding were united in marriage on April 2, 1960 in Onega, KS. Together they celebrated 57 years of marriage. Willa spent her life in service to others both in career and in...
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Talmadge Horton

December 27, 1927 - April 16, 2017

Horton, Talmadge, 89, of Wichita, Kansas passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Talmadge was born on December 27, 1927 in Harriet, Arkansas to Ray and Gertie (Sutterfield) Horton. Talmadge served in the United States Army Air Corp in Germany following WWII. After his discharge, he moved to Wichita to begin work at Beechcraft along with his father. He retired from Beech in 1991 after...
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Lisa Ann Schroeder

May 2, 1955 - April 14, 2017

Schroeder, Lisa Ann, 61, of Wichita, Kansas passed away Friday April 14, 2017 at her home in Wichita after a long battle with Progressive Multiple Sclerosis. Lisa was born on May 2, 1955 in Mason City, Iowa the daughter of Richard and Elinor Dudley. Lisa and Lance Schroeder were united in marriage on Sept. 3, 1977 in Lake Oswego, Oregon. Together they celebrated 39 years of marriage. Lisa...
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Jessie Doerr

January 6, 1933 - April 9, 2017

Jessie I. Doerr (Buckley) died April 9, 2017. Born January 6, 1933 in Oxly, Missouri. She is predeceased by her parents C.E. and Cecile Buckley, sisters Leatrice Clark, Alice Hooker and brother James Buckley. Survivors, husband James of the home, daughter Karen Doerr of Wichita, son Ed (Tami) Doerr of Wichita, grandsons Jacob, Lane Doerr of Wichita and Braden Doerr of Oxford, Ohio, sister...
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Dena M. Pickett

April 24, 1966 - April 5, 2017

Dena M. Pickett, 50, of Wichita, KS passed away on Wed. April 5, 2017 in Wichita. Dena was born the daughter of Charles and Jerldean (Reece) Dall on April 24, 1966 in Queens, New York. Dena and Bob Pickett were united in marriage on December 24, 2008 in San Bernardino, CA. Dena was a loving mother who was passionate about raising her beautiful family. She was a bright uplifting light in many...
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Mary L. Fleming

March 13, 1926 - April 3, 2017

Fleming, Mary “Louise”, 91, of Wichita, Kansas passed away on Monday April 3, 2017 in Wichita. Mary was born the daughter of Virgil and Rose Reynolds on March 13, 1926 in Wichita, Kansas. Mary and Charles Fleming were united in marriage for 60 years. Mary enjoyed bowling, Kansas basketball teams, Royals baseball and spending time with her family. Charles and Mary were members of the...
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Leanna Cummings

January 29, 1976 - March 30, 2017

Leanna "Kristie" Cummings, passed away on March 30, 2017. Graveside service will be held Thursday, April 6, 2017, at 3pm at Lakeview. She is survived by her parents, Ralph and Georgeann Powell, husband Bill Cummings and children Kayla and Brendon Bruce, Austin Cummings, all of Wichita; preceded in death by her brother Eric Powell. Kristie was a long time employee of Karmelkorn/Dairy...
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Bobby J. Grider

June 24, 1937 - March 29, 2017

Grider, Bobby J., 79, passed away on March 29, 2017. He was born June 24, 1937 in Arcola, Missouri to Vernis (Henry) and Howard Grider. Bobby is survived by his loving wife Donna, his daughter Dana Carr, 2 step-sons Steve (Wendy) Powers and Raymond Powers, and 10 grandchildren. Memorial service will be held Monday, April 3, 2017 at 2pm at Hillside Christian Church, 8330 E. Douglas Ave., Wichita....
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Luy F. Touch

February 5, 1941 - March 25, 2017

Services for Luy Touch will be Saturday, April 1, 2017. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m.; with funeral service following at 10 a.m. Services are being held at Lakeview Funeral Home Chapel.
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Naoma McCarty

May 24, 1918 - March 23, 2017

McCarty, Naoma D., 98, of Wichita, Kansas passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday March 23, 2017. Naoma was born the daughter of James and Elsie Parr on May 24, 1918 in Cord, Arkansas. Naoma and Marcy J. McCarty were united in marriage on April 15, 1948 in Wichita. Together they celebrated 38 years of marriage before his passing in 1986. Naoma spent her retirement years caring for her...
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Melba Zinn

November 15, 1932 - March 21, 2017

Zinn, Melba D., 84, of Andover, Kansas passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday March 21, 2017 in Wichita. Melba was born the daughter of James and Ruth Van Ausdall on November 15, 1932 in Ashland, Kansas. Melba and Keith Zinn were united in marriage on June 1, 1952 in Wichita. Together they celebrated 64 years of marriage before his passing in 2016. Melba was a loving wife, mother,...
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Virginia M. Doesken

June 9, 1923 - March 19, 2017

Doesken, Virginia Mae “Ginny”, 93, of Wichita, Kansas passed away peacefully on Sunday March 19, 2017 in Wichita. Ginny was born the daughter of Herman and Johanna Weitlich on June 9, 1923 in Saint Joseph, Missouri. Ginny and Wil were united in marriage on July 11, 1945 in Saint Joseph. Together they celebrated 54 years of marriage before his passing on February 27, 1999. She was a...
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Donna Ayre

September 27, 1934 - March 18, 2017

Ayre, Donna J. (Walton), 82, passed into eternal life on Saturday, March 18, 2017 in Wichita, KS. She was born on September 27, 1934 to Harry and Roletta (Hartman) Walton in Junction City, KS. Donna graduated from Junction City High School and married 58 years and lived in Salina, KS for 52 years. Donna worked as a telephone operator and then in community relations at SW Bell Telephone for 30...
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Chad W. Keene

September 29, 1984 - March 18, 2017

Chad Wesley Keene, ‘Rack’ was a husband, son, father, brother, relative and friend to all. He left us all too soon on March 18, 2017 in a violent and tragic accident. He was known to spread laughter and joy among us all, and also remained quite a jokester, wanting us to maintain our sense of humor as we mourn his passing. In fact, he is likely laughing now at how ridiculously we are...
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Ralph P. Duncan

September 27, 1954 - March 17, 2017

Ralph Duncan, age 62, beloved husband, father, son and friend, passed away on Friday, March 17 at 4:40pm at his home in Wichita, Kansas, from complications of cancer. He is survived by his wife, Chariss Emmot Duncan, his 5 daughters, Michelle Moreland (Thomas), Laura Early (John), Kimberly Duncan, Emily Foster (Aaron) and Kristin Schmidt (David), 14 grandchildren, his mother, Mary Frances Witte...
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L. Dale Felix

August 16, 1927 - March 15, 2017

L. Dale Felix, 89, retired experimental test pilot, died on 15 March, 2017, at home with his family. Dale was born on 16 August, 1927 to William and Grace Felix in Hoopeston, IL. He is survived by Mary, his wife of 71 years, children Nancy (Ron) Moore, Terri (Jon) Jenson, Judy (Rollie) Jennison, Cathy (Ron) Ragon and Bill (Tonya) Felix, 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Dale's...
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James Hull

March 21, 1931 - March 15, 2017

Hull, James Arthur “Jimmy”, 85, of Wichita, Kansas passed away peacefully on Wednesday March 15, 2017 in Wichita. Jimmy was born the son of Robert and Mabel (Lundberg) Hull on March 21, 1931 in Spearville, Kansas. Jimmy and Bobbie were united in marriage on September 21, 1952 in Wichita. Together they celebrated 55 years of marriage before her passing in 2007. Jimmy retired from the...
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Mildred Irene Tanner

March 7, 1931 - March 13, 2017

Derby, Kansas M. Irene Tanner, 86, formerly of Wichita, passed away on March 13, 2017. Irene was born on March 7, 1931 in Lamar, Arkansas, the daughter of William and Katie Kreipke. She retired from Beech Aircraft after working from 1974-1990. She was a member of Summit Church. Irene enjoyed gardening, sewing, fishing with her family and shopping. She is preceded in death by her husband of 65...
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Jack Sims

February 18, 1927 - March 8, 2017

Sims, Conrad “Jack”, 90, of Andover, Kansas passed away Wednesday March 8, 2017 at his home in Andover. Jack was born the son of Orville and Leone Sims on February 18, 1927 in Wichita, Kansas. Jack and Betty (Baldwin) Sims were united in marriage in 1949. Together they celebrated 64 years of marriage before her passing in 2013. Jack served in the United States Navy during WWII. Jack...
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John Bernhardt

June 13, 1934 - March 8, 2017

Bernhardt, John, 82, of Wichita, Kansas passed away on Wednesday March 8, 2017 in Wichita. John was born on June 13, 1934 the son of John and Fern Bernhardt in Tampa, KS, one of ten children. He dated the love of his life for three years and married Dona Orrell on Oct. 12, 1958 in Wichita. Together they celebrated 58 years of marriage. John was the owner of Eastridge Barber and Beauty Shop and...
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Helen M. Brown

December 17, 1937 - March 1, 2017

Helen Margaret Brown, 79, passed away on March 1, 2017. She was born in Oklahoma City, OK on December 17, 1937. Helen completed high school at Midwest City, OK, and graduated from Central Christian College in Bartlesville, OK. Precedimg her in death are parents Cecil and Wilma Schott, sisters Ruth Gibson, Corinne Giddens, daughter Kathryn Brown. Helen is survived by her husband of 57 years,...
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Paul A. Kolbeck

May 14, 1966 - February 26, 2017

Paul Anthony Kolbeck went to meet the Lord on February 25, 2017. Service will be held on Friday, March 3, at 6:00 p.m. at St. Paul University Parish at Wichita State, 1810 North Roosevelt Street, Wichita, KS with Father John Hay presiding. Paul was born in Dodge City, KS to Gary Kolbeck of Redmond, WA and Judy Kolbeck of Tulsa, OK on May 14, 1966. Paul is survived by his wife Dora and daughters...
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Donna M. McAfee

June 8, 1952 - February 22, 2017

McAfee, Donna Mae, 64, of Wichita, Kansas passed away Wed. Feb. 22, 2017 in Wichita. Donna was born the daughter of Arlie and Helen Jackson on June 8, 1952 in Plainville, Kansas. Donna and Bill McAfee were united in marriage on May 31, 1975 in Wichita. Together they celebrated almost 42 years of marriage. Donna graduated with a master degree in art education at Emporia State University 1978. She...
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Mary A. Ecker

September 23, 1939 - February 22, 2017

Ecker, Mary Ann, 77, of Wichita, KS passed away Wed. Feb. 22, 2017 in Wichita. Mary was born the daughter of June and Betty Herzet on Sept. 23, 1939 in Florence, KS. Mary and Donald Ecker were united in marriage on Aug. 31, 1957 in Marion, KS. Together they celebrated 59 years of marriage. She was member of St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church in Andover. She was preceded in death by her parents,...
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Bobby J. Johnson

February 3, 1932 - February 22, 2017

Johnson, Bobby J, 85, of Wichita, Kansas passed away Wed. Feb. 22, 2017 in Wichita. Bobby was born the son of Edward and Lucile Johnson on Feb. 3, 1932 in Ponca City, OK. Bobby and Shirley Johnson were united in marriage on Aug. 6, 1954 in Holyrood, KS. Together they celebrated 58 years of marriage before her passing in 2013. Bobby was a 1950 graduate of Holyrood High School and in 1954 graduated...
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Bruce Denton

August 28, 1927 - February 21, 2017

Denton, Bruce, 89, of Wichita, Kansas and resident of Georgetown Village, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Bruce was born August 28, 1927 in Cordell, OK. He and his wife, Sarah, fell in love at first sight in grade school and were together until her passing November 5, 1998. They were married for 51 years. Bruce served in the United States Navy during WWII, and following his service he was...
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Dwight Richardson

May 16, 1953 - February 20, 2017

Richardson, Dwight L., 63, of Wichita, Kansas passed away Mon. Feb. 20, 2017 in Wichita. Dwight was born the son of Lawrence and Geneva Richardson on May 16, 1953 in Clarksville, AR. Dwight served in the United States Navy during Vietnam. Dwight was a manager at Various Pep Boys Autoparts for 13 years. Dwight was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Margaret Cochran, nephews, Steve and Jim...
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Ninh Duc La

October 5, 1942 - February 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Lakeview Funeral Home, WICHITA, KS.
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John A. Farha

October 28, 1938 - February 17, 2017

Mr. John Albert Farha, 78, retired Pinball Wizard, Tilted on February 17, 2017. Preceded in death by parents Bahij Farah and Marguerite Samara Farha, siblings Frederick Farha, Emily Day, and Marlene Kraker, his NBA buddy. He is survived by wife Nancy, sister Brenda F. Farha, children Christine (Johnny) Chorn; Guy Farha; Curtis Farha; Sandy (Tracy) Smith; Terry Cleaton; Jerry (Michelle) Cleaton;...
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Binh Nguyen

April 26, 1932 - February 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Lakeview Funeral Home, WICHITA, KS.
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Dorothy M. Schmidt

April 2, 1922 - February 15, 2017

Dorothy May Schmidt, 94, passed away February 15, 2017. She is preceded in death by her husband Robert F. Schmidt, father William Jennings Laws and mother Ruth Elizabeth Stone Laws. Dorothy was born April 2, 1922 in Oklahoma City, OK. She and her husband moved to Wichita in 1947 for Robert’s employment. Dorothy is survived by her daughters Janice (Gary) Thompson of Wichita, Kathy (Bill)...
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Jason D. Bertucci

May 30, 1978 - February 12, 2017

Jason Daniel Bertucci passed away on February 12, 2017. He was born in Santa Barbara, California on May 30, 1978. A memorial service will be held on Friday, February 17, 2017 at 10am, at Word of Life Church, 3811 N. Meridian, Wichita, KS. In lieu of flowers - memorials can be made in Jason's name to: Kauai Humane Society http://kauaihumane.org/donate/memorials-tributes/
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Marla J. Lockard

July 6, 1948 - February 9, 2017

Marla Jean Lockard, (68) passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017 at her home in Wichita. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 17, at Lakeview Funeral Home, 12100 E 13th St N, Wichita, KS. Marla was born in Paw Paw Michigan, on July 6, 1948 and grew up in Clearwater, Kansas. She attended the University of Kansas, where she earned her BA, and she met and married Orlyn...
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Joy Boone

February 24, 1923 - February 9, 2017

Boone, Joy A., 93 longtime resident of Wichita, passed away on February 9, 2017 after a long illness. She was born February 24, 1923 in Wilson, OK, graduated in 1939 from Conroe, TX High School and worked for the Department of the Navy during WWII in Houston. Joy worked at Cessna starting in 1961 and retired from there in 1986. Her retirement was spent at her home in Wichita with her husband...
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Dolores J. Schroeder

August 31, 1933 - February 9, 2017

Schroeder, Dolores J., 83, of Newton, Kansas went to be with the Lord on Thurs. Feb. 9, 2017 in Newton. Dolores was born the daughter of Lester and Viva Roll on Aug. 31, 1933 in Arapaho, OK. In 1952 Dolores and Clarence Schroeder were united in marriage in Wichita. Together they celebrated 50 years of marriage before his passing in 2002. Dolores retired from Southwestern Bell as a records clerk...
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John D. Gist

December 4, 1942 - January 31, 2017

John D. Gist, 74, entered into his eternal life on January 31, 2017. A lifelong Wichitian, only spending time in Manhattan, KS, at KSU, to complete his degree in Architecture. He had 3 careers starting with the City of Wichita as City Planner, next with Oblinger/Smith Inc. as an architect and land planner, and then with Wichita State University serving as Director of Facilities Planning. John is...
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Scott W. Cleveland

July 5, 1944 - January 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Lakeview Funeral Home, WICHITA, KS.
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