Our Obituaries

Rose Marie Montpetit

October 24, 1927 - September 1, 2017

Montpetit, Sister Rose Marie, CSJ, 89, a Sister of St. Joseph for 68 years, entered eternal life September 1, 2017 at Marian Hall West Sister Rose was born in Taycheiah, WI on October 10, 1927, adopted by Celestin J. and Mary Dufresne Montpetit and grew up as their only child. After graduating from Somerset High School in Somerset, WI in 1946 she worked for the St. Paul Fire and Marine...
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Robert Nice

April 28, 1932 - September 1, 2017

Nice, Bob J., age 85. , of Goddard, KS, retired Pepsi and current Dillons employee, passed away Friday, September 1, 2017. Born in independence, KS, Bob is survived by sons Kevin (Tracie), and Kent, grandchildren Nathan Nice, Austin, Allyson, Tiana, and Destiny Nice, and sister, Bonnie Jeffries. Preceded in death by loving wife Charlene, and by 10 siblings. Funeral services will be held...
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Alan Robert Buckel

October 8, 1955 - August 31, 2017

Alan "Bobby" Robert Buckel, age 61 passed away on Thursday August 31, 2017. Bobby was born October 8, 1955 to Terri C Buckel and Robert W Buckel. Bobby is survived by his father, Robert W Buckel; sister Pam Dean; nephew Ryan Dean. Bobby was preceded in death by mother, Terri C Buckel. Bobby had several passions including a love for movies, music, animals and The Beatles. Memorial...
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Debra C. Reedy

February 11, 1954 - August 29, 2017

Debra C. Reedy, 63, passed away Aug. 29, 2017. A Celebration of her Life will be held Friday, Sept. 8 at 1:30 p.m. at DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mark F. Reedy; mother, Doris Day; brother, Ricky Shelton; stepfather, Jim Neiman. Survivors include her children, Shannon (Wilbur) Kirkhart, Stacey Reedy, Shawn Reedy; brother, Larry Shelton; sister, Linda...
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Victor William Bender

January 21, 1932 - August 24, 2017

Victor W. Bender, 85, retired Aeronautical engineer, entered eternal rest on Thursday, August 24, 2017. Victor married the love of his life on November 5, 1955 in Wichita; they celebrated 60 years of marriage in 2015. He served as a pilot in the Airforce for several years. He was a member of the Sunflower Wood Working Guild as well as the Knights of Columbus. He was preceded in death by his...
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Ruth J. McDowell

July 11, 1939 - August 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Devorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary, Wichita, KS.
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Mary J. Kraus

February 13, 1930 - August 1, 2017

Kraus, Mary Jane (Dunegan) 87, born February 13, 1930 in Wichita, Ks., the youngest child of James Ruland and Etta Jane (Roberds) Dunegan, passed away August 1, 2017. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend to many. Mary Jane graduated from Saint Mary's Cathedral High School in 1949, retired from USD 259 food service in 1999 (proud of her Louise Lawrence...
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Jacquelyne A. Givan

March 30, 1939 - July 25, 2017

Jacquelyne A. "Jackie" Givan, 78, retired Albertson's key person, died July 25, 2017 in Salt Lake City, UT. Survived by her daughter, Terri Nixon of Moab, UT. A private burial has been held. Arrangements under the direction of Devorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary, Wichita, KS.
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Antoinette Yelek

September 25, 1923 - July 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Devorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary, Wichita, KS.
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Marie Veronica Janousek

January 8, 1935 - July 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Devorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary, Wichita, KS.
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Valeria M. Cisneros

July 5, 2017

Cisneros, Sister Valeria ASC, 95, was born Jan. 25, 1922 in Clovis, NM to Arnulfo (Arnold) and Victoria Cisneros and entered eternal rest July 5, 2017. She professed her First Vows on August 10, 1939. Occupations throughout her lifetime include housekeeper for Archbishop's residence (San Antonio), nurse's aid, and seamstress who made many, many children's caps and clothes for charity. She was...
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William Robert Sanders

May 25, 1935 - July 4, 2017

William "Bill" Sanders, 82, of Wichita, passed away on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 in Wichita, KS. Bill was born on May 25, 1935 in Blackwell, OK, the son of Orlin and Lillian Sanders. Bill was a retired accountant. He was preceded in death by a brother, Sam Sanders as well as a sister-in-law, Mari Sanders. Bill was survived by his loving wife, Bernadette Sanders of Wichita; a daughter, Kathleen ...
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Doris Anne Richardson

September 28, 1944 - June 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Devorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary, Wichita, KS.
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Gary F. Hunter

April 20, 1944 - June 26, 2017

Gary Hunter, 73, semi-retired furniture builder/upholsterer and owner of Hunter's Upholstery, passed away June 26, 2017 after a brief battle with cancer. Gary was a master craftsman who could honestly do "everything but sheetrock." He was a lifelong outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, hiking, and spending time with family at the cabin he built near Creede, Colorado. Gary was...
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Jahleel Hartman

June 19, 1936 - June 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Devorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary, Wichita, KS.
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J. C. Hartman

June 19, 1936 - June 25, 2017

Hartman, J.C., 81, of Wichita, KS. Passed away on Sunday June 25, 2017 in Wichita KS. J.C. was born on June 19, 1936 in Wichita, KS. the son of Clayton and Lucille Hartman. J.C. and Joy were united in marriage in 1956 in Wichita, KS. Together they celebrated 61 years of marriage. J.C. was a retired plumber. He was a member of the Midian Shriners. He was proceeded in death by a son, Jay...
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Denise Sevart

June 19, 1928 - June 13, 2017

Sevart, Sister Denise (Theresa Marie), 89, was born May 15, 1928 in St. Paul, KS, the fourth of six children born to Albert Sevart and Louise Vohs Sevart and entered eternal rest June 13, 2017 at Marian Hall West. Her education began at St. Francis Elementary School and continued through high school at St. Paul, KS until she entered the Congregation of St. Joseph as a postulant on September 8,...
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Larry E. Timmermeyer

July 14, 1937 - June 11, 2017

Larry E. Timmermeyer, 79, retired 35 yr. U.S. Postal Service, passed away June 11, 2017. He was born July 14, 1937 to Lawrence J. & Pauline K. (Steinke) Timmermeyer in Wichita, KS. He was an avid mower who loved his yard and his favorite saying was "I know nothing". A Recitation of the Rosary will be held at 10:30 a.m. and Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m., both at St. Jude Catholic Church, 3100 N....
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Lillian Elizabeth Bowers

December 19, 1922 - May 31, 2017

Lillian E. Bowers, 94, our wonderful, precious mother, transitioned to her heavenly home on May 31, 2017. She was born Dec. 19, 1922 to Dewey H. Brunt, Sr. and Pearl E. (Sutherland) Brunt at Lake Charles, LA. Visitation will be Monday 4 to 8 p.m. at DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary, 201 S. Hydraulic. Funeral Service Tuesday 10 a.m. at Apostolic Christian Church, 1202 S. Lulu. Preceded in death by...
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Rebecca Mary Martinez

February 14, 1920 - May 24, 2017

Martinez, Sister Rebecca (Beatrice Valentine), 97, was born February 14, 1920 in Wichita, KS, to Lucio and Rebecca Martinez and entered eternal life May 24, 2017. She was the eldest in a family of six children. Her education began at Waco Elementary School, continuing at St. Patrick's School, St. Mary's Cathedral High School and Sacred Heart College (now Newman University) in Wichita, KS. ...
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Mark Alan Jones

September 3, 1959 - May 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Devorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary, Wichita, KS.
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Erina Noel Brunner

December 13, 1997 - May 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Devorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary, Wichita, KS.
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Gwendolyn V. Brenneis

November 13, 1927 - May 11, 2017

Gwendolyn V. Brenneis, 89, went home to the Lord on Thursday, May 11, 2017. She was a registered nurse, retiring in 1993 from St Francis Hospital after a 43-year career. A visitation with the family will be from 5-7 p.m., on Wednesday, May 17, Devorss Flanagan-Hunt. Funeral services 1 p.m. Thursday, May 18, at First Church of the Nazarene. A memorial has been established with First Church of...
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Everett O. Ford

July 1, 1921 - May 9, 2017

Everett O. "Jack" Ford, Jr., 95, retired WPD Lt. Col. of 30 yrs., passed away on May 9, 2017. He was a WWII Army veteran (743rd Tank Battalion). He was part of the first wave to land on Omaha Beach on D Day. He is preceded in death by his parents, Everett Ford, Sr. and Leta Belle (Ellis) Ford; wife, Julia "Ann" Ford; daughter, Pamela Costner; sister, Dixie Banzet and brother, Floyd Ford. He...
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Christopher T. Gutierrez

November 4, 1968 - May 5, 2017

Christopher Gutierrez, 48, truck driver, died May 5, 2017. Memorial Mass 10:30 a.m. Saturday, at St. Francis of Assisi. Preceded in death by his parents, Ruben and Cecilia Gutierrez. Survived by his wife, Judith of Wichita; daughter, Katarina Walker of Yankton, SD; son, Robert Gutierrez of Wichita; step-daughter, Ashley Shorten of Muncie, IN; step-son, Christopher Shorten of Chicago, IL;...
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Chris A. Burke

September 24, 1956 - April 24, 2017

Burke, Chris A., 60, of Wichita, Kansas passed away on Monday April 24, 2017 in Wichita. Chris was born on September 24, 1956 in San Diego, CA the son of John "Jack" and Mary Evelyn Burke. Chris and Sharon Burke were united in marriage on January 8, 1977 in Wichita. Together they celebrated 40 years of marriage. Chris started working at Cox Communication as a dispatcher in 1999 and...
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Andrew A. Lambert

September 24, 1942 - April 18, 2017

Lambert, Andrew A. Retired HVAC tech and exceptional mechanic, died unexpectedly on April 18, 2016. He was born in Wichita on September 24, 1942, to the late Ernest C. and Nellie A. Lambert. Andy is survived by his wife, Annie Lambert; two sisters, Sally (David) Dewey and Bonnie (Wayne) Walker, three children, Lori (Brent) Schock, Robby (Phil) Murray and Ray Lambert; one stepdaughter, Kelly...
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Forrest H. Coleman

July 24, 1926 - April 18, 2017

Forrest Coleman, 90, retired from Graves Truck Line (ANR), passed away April 18, 2017. He was an Army WWII Veteran, serving in Austria and Germany and an 81 Speedway Hall of Fame Race Car Driver, having won numerous championships. Preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Mildred; brothers, Kenneth, Lyle and Dale; sister, Clara; grandson, Todd; great granddaughter, Bayli. Survivors include sons,...
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Kathleen A. Borst

December 10, 1922 - April 15, 2017

Kathleen A. Borst, 94, passed away on April 15, 2017. Rosary will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday; Funeral Mass will be at 10a.m. on Friday, both at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church. She was born in St. Joe, Mo. and lived in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas, then settled in Wichita where she worked as Co-Owner of Borst Nursery & Garden Center with her husband, Leo Borst for 50 years. Her family...
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Vidal Victor Guerrero

September 23, 1929 - April 10, 2017

Vidal Guerrero, 88, passed away on April 10, 2017. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran. He was preceded in death by his parents, Martin & Refugio (Hernandez) Guerrero and a sister, Teresa Guerrero. Vidal is survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Jesse and Carol Guerrero. A Recitation of the Rosary will be held on Monday, May 8, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. with a Memorial Mass to follow at 10:00 a.m., both at...
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Barbara Lee Muller

August 15, 1926 - April 7, 2017

Muller, Barbara L., 90 Loving mother and wife, passed away April 7, 2017. She retired from Southwestern Electric Co. Preceded in death by her parents Charles John and Estelle Baker, husband Gus James Muller. Survived by her two sons, Sat Kartar Khalsa (Hari Kirn K) and G. Charles Muller (Brenda), 5 grandchildren, Guru Shabd S Khalsa, Brian (Helene), Erin, Michael and Megan Muller, sister...
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Gary Wayne Leavell

November 6, 1950 - April 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Devorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary, Wichita, KS.
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Donald Lewis Burrell

August 31, 1930 - April 4, 2017

Donald Lewis Burrell, 86, passed away and joined our "Heavenly Father in Heaven", on April 4, 2017. Don was born to Leslie and Ruth Burrell on Aug. 31, 1930. He was one of three children with his brother, Gary and sister, Delores. Mary, Ruth, Delores and Leslie have preceded him in death. Don attended and graduated from Warner Pacific College in Portland, Oregon. It was there he met Mary Nott...
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Wilfred J. Vogel

April 24, 1954 - March 31, 2017

Vogel, Wilfred, 62, passed away March 31, 2017. Memorial Mass will be held Thursday, April 6, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Wichita. Survivors include his wife of 41 yrs., Janice; son, Frank (Lisa) Vogel; daughters, Lisa (Thomas) Roth and Kristy (Nathan) Melland; brothers, Joe, Larry and Paul Vogel; sisters, Denise McCarty and Liz Young; 4 grandchildren. Wilfred loved his family dearly and...
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Donald Duane Kramer

December 27, 1933 - March 30, 2017

Donald Kramer, age 83, died Thursday, March 30, 2017. Services include a Catholic Rosary visitation on Monday, April 3, 2017 at 7:30pm and funeral mass on Tuesday, April 4th at 10 am both at St. Anne's Catholic Church, Wichita Kansas. Don was born to Anna and Paul Kramer on December 27, 1933 in Spearville, Kansas. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Regina (Jean); children: Pamela (Richard...
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Verena Gunzelman

February 5, 1916 - March 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Devorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary, Wichita, KS.
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Loretta Susan Blanchat

February 18, 1947 - March 29, 2017

Loretta Susan (Susie) Blanchat 70, passed away March 29, 2017.Born Feb 18,1947 to the late Paul J. and Loretta M (Hajek) Blanchat.Susie is survived by husband Mike Kelly, daughters Annie (Shawn) Cron of Wichita and Aleks (Joe) Lefebvre, El Paso Tx. Sisters Terri (Richard) Young, Rose Ann Blanchat (Bob Claussen) and Lisa (Les) Branine, brother August (Marilyn) Blanchat, all of Wichita, and nephews...
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Leo A. Borst

May 1, 1924 - March 27, 2017

Borst, Leo A. 92, passed away on March 27, 2017. Rosary will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Thursday and Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 A.M on Friday, both at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church. He was born in Voorhout, Holland and grew up working in the family bulb business. Later, during WWII he was forced to work in the labor camps in Germany. After the war in 1948, he came to the United States...
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Nhu Thuy Quynh Trinh

January 5, 1996 - March 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Devorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary, Wichita, KS.
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Nada G. Canfield

November 17, 1930 - March 24, 2017

Nada G. (Griffith) Canfield, 86, passed away March 24, 2017. Visitation 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with Funeral Service at 1 p.m. Friday at DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary. She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel C. Canfield. Survived by her children, Errol Merkel and Tiffany Merkel-Rinke; nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association or American Cancer SocietyArrangements...
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Everett L. Cook

October 4, 1920 - March 17, 2017

EVERETT L. COOK1920 - 2017Our wonderful father passed away peacefully in his sleep on March 17, 2017 in Wichita, Kansas after taking a nasty fall in January. He was born to Lyman J. and Edith Marks Cook in Omaha, Nebraska in 1920. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1942 and served in England, France and Germany during World War II. He married the love of his life, Lois Connet of Omaha,...
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Evangeline Socorro Chavez

September 25, 1930 - March 16, 2017

Evangeline "Vangie" (Tejeda) Chavez, 86, retired Wichita State University, Human Resources, died Thursday, March 16, 2017. Rosary 7 p.m. Monday, Funeral Mass 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, both at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church. Preceded in death by husband, Jesse Chavez; parents, Jose Q. & Concepcion L. Tejeda; sisters, Eugenia (Jeanie) Wilson, Antonella (Toni) Resa, Theresa Tejeda. Survivors...
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Ethel Mae Wetzel

December 13, 1924 - March 12, 2017

Ethel Mae (MacDonald) Wetzel, 92, retired registered nurse and state surveyor, died March 12, 2017. She was born Dec 13, 1924 in Jenners, PA to Charles W. and Elizabeth (Dillon) Resh and spent her childhood in Indian Head, PA. Ethel attended Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in Pittsburgh, PA. She moved to Parsons, KS and married Edward E. MacDonald in 1947. Edward preceded her in death in 1979....
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Cecelia Katherine Keiter

February 9, 1927 - March 11, 2017

Keiter, Cecelia Katherine departed this life for everlasting eternity March 11, 2017. She was preceeded in death by her father, Wilhelm Henry Klausmeyer; mother, Marie Frederika (Sheve) Klausmeyer; brothers, Joseph, Alvin, Aloysius, (Ollie), Roman Klausmeyer; sisters, Frederika (Rikki) Sauter, Rose Klausmeyer, Dorothy Helten; husband, Raymond Keiter; and grandaughter, Jennifer Keiter. She is...
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Sylvia Perreault

February 12, 1919 - March 10, 2017

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Willodene Louise Jeakins

November 14, 1925 - March 9, 2017

Willodene Louise Jeakins, 91, retired Beech Aircraft Corporation screening and paint processor, passed away Thursday, March 9, 2017. She was a lifetime member of the Women's Auxiliary VFW Post #112. Willodene was highly devoted to her husband, children, and grandchildren, always creating a loving, comforting atmosphere for all. She was preceded in death by her husband, James R. Jeakins;...
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Doreen A. Scaia

January 4, 1929 - March 8, 2017

Doreen A. Scaia, 88, passed away Wed., March 8, 2017. Doreen was born Jan. 4, 1929 in Kings Lynn, England to William & Florence Robinson. She was a 20 year military wife and a lifetime member of the VFW Post # 112. Preceded by husband, Frank; her parents; brothers, Eric and John Robinson; sisters, Lucy Gledhill and Daphne Edward. Survived by son, Tony (Lois) Scaia of NE; daughters, Barbara ...
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Maria Guerrero

July 21, 1926 - February 22, 2017

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Loretta Gegen

October 27, 1925 - February 20, 2017

Sister Loretta Gegen,, ASC 91, born October 27, 1925, the daughter of Fred and Rose (Freund) Gegen, entered eternal life on Sunday, February 20, 2017. Sister Loretta professed her vows on July 1, 1945 and held several positions throughout her life working as an Educator, Superintendent of Schools for the Diocese of Dodge City and Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, Author, Provincial Councilor, Wichita...
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Marion Q. NEWELL

January 21, 1921 - February 19, 2017

Marion Q. "Speed" Newell, 96, Industrial Engineer for Beech and Boeing, passed away on February 19, 2017. He was born in Stafford County, Kansas on January 21, 1921. Survived by his son, Edward; brother, Arlo Newell; 13 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren and 16 great-great-grandchildren Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Thursday DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary; service: 10:30 a.m. Friday...
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Tito C. Labra

February 6, 1940 - February 10, 2017

Labra, Tito C. 77, was called home to the Lord on February 10, 2017. Tito was born in Mexico City, Mexico on February 6, 1940, and after spending his childhood years in Mexico and south Texas, settled in Wichita, KS. In 1958, Tito met his future wife, Rita Tejeda and they married shortly thereafter. Tito joined the United States Army in 1959 and for the next 20 years he would distinguish himself...
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Mary Alice LeBlanc

December 1, 1925 - February 3, 2017

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Dolores Juanita Huckins

July 1, 1930 - January 29, 2017

Dolores "Dee" Huckins, 86, passed away Jan. 29, 2017. Born in Americus, KS to Walter and Velma Larson. She was the fourth of six children. She attended Emporia schools thru grade 6 then Wichita schools, graduating from North High in 1948. She married Harold Huckins, Jr. shortly after graduating. They had one beloved daughter, Judy Ann. Dee worked several years at Boeing Engineering Publications...
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Randall Lee Follin

August 26, 1949 - January 27, 2017

Follin, Randall Lee "Randy", 67, retired from the Construction Division of Allied Laboratories, a department of Professional Engineering Consultants, passed away Jan. 27, 2017 after a short battle with cancer. He was a member of the Derby VFW Post #7253 and a Navy Vietnam Veteran. Preceded in death by his mother, Polly Ullum; 2 precious nieces, Hanah & Kylie Follin. Randy is survived by his...
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Laura K. Call

October 6, 1927 - January 20, 2017

Call, Laura K (Berndsen) 89,passed away Friday, January 20, 2017. She was preceded in death by husband, Edward Call, ex-husband, John Loux, son, Jim Loux, grandsons: Tony Wohlford and Joshua Loux, great granddaughter Onyia Boyer, and great grandsons, Bryan Hagelund and Aiden Chandler. She is survived by sons; Mike Loux, Tony Loux, Tom Loux, Joe Loux, Pat Loux; daughters: Jane Loux, Peg Lefever,...
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Roger J. Ruvalcaba

March 27, 1921 - January 16, 2017

Ruvalcaba, Roger J., 96, Retired 1984 Boeing Military Aircraft Co. tool planning engineer, passed away Jan. 16, 2017. He was a 1941 graduate of Wichita East H.S. and graduated Wichita State University (B.A. Business Administration) in 1950. Roger was a WWII Veteran from India -China Theatre 27th Troop Carrier Squadron, honorably discharged on Feb. 2, 1946. Preceded in death by spouse, Lupe E....
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Frank Cvetkovich

August 23, 1914 - January 15, 2017

Dr. Frank Cvetkovich, known to most as "Dr. Frank" passed away peacefully on January 15, 2017, at the age of 102. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 21; there will be a Rosary at 10:15 am and the funeral mass will follow at 11:00 am. The services will be held at St. Anne Catholic Church, 2801 S. Seneca, Wichita. He is preceded in death by his mother, Francesca Drmota, father,...
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Benito Mendoza

March 21, 1922 - January 14, 2017

Mendoza, Benito L., 94, retired Santa Fe Railroad and CPL WW II Army Veteran, passed away Jan. 14, 2017. He was a volunteer for various organizations including Harvest House. Preceded in death by his parents, Bardomiano & Lupe; son, Eduardo; brother, Rodrigo; sisters, Mary Llamas, Natividad Barron. Survived by his wife of 72 yrs., Mary; son, Martin (Kyle Jacobs); daughter-in-law, Sandra;...
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Bette L. Barnes

July 11, 1925 - January 12, 2017

Bette L. (Day) Murrell Barnes, 91, retired bookkeeper, passed away Jan. 12, 2017.She lived a long, happy life. She and husband, Bill extensively traveled the Atlantic seaboard by boat. She also flew as a powder puff pilot in 2 derbies. Preceded in death by husband, William; parents, Joseph & Marguerite Day; sister, Jane Day. Survived by her son, Mark Murrell. Visitation Thurs. 1 to 3 p.m. at...
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Margaret Anne McKenzie

April 5, 1928 - January 12, 2017

McKenzie, Margaret "Peggy", 88, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away Jan. 12, 2017. Peggy was a longtime member and volunteer at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church where she was a member of the Altar Society and taught CCD Classes for over 40 yrs. She previously worked at Dandurand Drugs as the Hallmark Coordinator. She was a longtime member of the Silver Spurs Square Dancing Club,...
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Louise Hune

June 25, 1926 - January 11, 2017

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John F. Snow

January 15, 1925 - January 8, 2017

John F. Snow, 91, retired Lario accountant, passed away Jan. 8, 2017. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII as a submarine radioman and in communications during the Korean Conflict. John was a passionate pro-life advocate. He was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd & Margaret (Sweeney) Snow; siblings, Bill & Eileen. Survived by his wife of 62 yrs, Polly (Overstreet) Snow; sons, Mike ...
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Winona Rice

October 2, 1924 - January 7, 2017

Winona Rice, 92, passed away Jan. 7, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leland; parents, Walter & Mabel Wray; brother, Winson; sisters, Paulina, Rosalee, Sylvia. Survived by her sons, Robert & Russell; daughter, Linda (Michael) Shell; 3 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren. Visitation Thurs. 6 to 8 p.m., Funeral service Friday 1:30 p.m. both at DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary...
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Christine A. Damilini

May 24, 1927 - December 31, 2016

Damilini, Christine A., (89), passed away Dec. 31, 2016. Christine was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother and will be dearly missed. She was retired from Doc's Steak House where she worked for many years. Christine is the last of all of her 12 brothers and sisters of her parents, Sam and Fannie Hamilton. We want to thank the doctors, nurses, and caregivers for the...
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Ethel M. Munroe

May 5, 1936 - December 27, 2016

Ethel M. Munroe, 80, retired Fabric Manager, passed away Dec. 27, 2016. She was a member of the Red Hat Society and enjoyed meeting with groups of friends including her friends from Yoga and Wal-Mart. Preceded in death by her sister, Lois Dotson; brother, Jay Walters; great granddaughter, Kyrie Thome. Ethel is survived by her husband of 62 yrs., Robert; children, Jo (Jamey) Degner, Gary (Jan)...
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Alice Rose Mertens

December 22, 1928 - December 23, 2016

Mertens, Alice Rose, 88, died Dec. 23, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, William F. Survived by her children, Greg (Theresa) Mertens, Cindy (Steve) Ochsner, Jenni (Devin) English, Sister Marie Bernadette Mertens, IHM ; 6 grandchildren ; 9 great grandchildren. Rosary 7 p.m. Tuesday, Funeral Mass 11 a.m. Wed., both at St. Joseph Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be...
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Reinhard William Hay

January 6, 1923 - December 19, 2016

Reinhard "Riney" William Hay, Jr.Born to Riney W. and Mary (Patry) Hay, Sr., the youngest of 5 children, died at the age of 93, December 19, 2016. He served in WWII as a tailgunner over Italy. After the war he played baseball with the Bartlesville Oilers, a farm team for the Pittsburg Pirates. Riney led a full life retiring from the Post Office, umpiring the victory and city league baseball games...
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Helen S. Seiler

October 6, 1927 - December 15, 2016

Seiler, Helen Salome (Majerus), 89, passed away peacefully on Dec. 15, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer. Helen was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a life-long member of Sacred Heart Parish, Colwich KS. Helen was born Oct. 6, 1927 to the late Henry and Bertha Majerus on a farm near St. Mark's, KS. She married Raymond Seiler on August 23,...
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Colton Eugene Conour

November 25, 2016 - December 14, 2016

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Ursula Harelson

November 28, 1928 - December 14, 2016

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Robert T. Waller

May 21, 1923 - December 10, 2016

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Charlotte Stone

November 7, 1927 - December 10, 2016

Charlotte V. Stone, 89, passed away on December 10, 2016 at Homestead Care Center, Wichita.She was born Nov 7, 1927, in Memphis, Shelby Co.,TN to Edward F. and Virginia G. Holstegge. Her family moved to Wichita, KS, in 1942, she graduated from East High School in 1945. She married David Stone, at Wichita Air Base Chapel on October 25, 1952. They met at the USO where she was a Junior Hostess. They...
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Leale D. Carlson

November 27, 1955 - December 7, 2016

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Ronnie D. Owen

October 29, 1958 - December 5, 2016

Ronnie Owen, 58, died Dec. 5, 2016. Ronnie was loved by all. Preceded in death by parents, Gwen and Johnnie Owen; nephew, Justin Crowe. Survived by brothers, Willard and Richard Crowe; cousins, nephews and nieces. Visitation Monday 4-8 p.m., with family receiving friends from 6-8 p.m. at DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary. Funeral service Tuesday 11 a.m. at First church of the Nazarene, followed with...
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Becky Sue Leonard

September 19, 1947 - November 29, 2016

Becky Sue (Anderson) Leonard, 69, of Wichita passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, a local businesswoman and a gifted musician. She is preceded in death by her father, Orville "OK" Anderson. Becky is survived by her husband, Randy; mother, Betty Anderson, children Lora, Jason, Jenny (Clint), Jon-Paul (Angie), Monica (Nathan) Walter, Rachel ...
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Harold A. Hubbard

September 16, 1925 - November 24, 2016

Harold "Hub" A. Hubbard, 91, loving father, grandfather and great grandfather entered into Heaven on Thursday, November 24, 2016. Harold served in the United States Army during WWII (American, European, Asiatic- Pacific Theaters). Harold retired as Director of Heating and Air Conditioning for the Coleman Company after 37 years. Harold sang in the church choir and volunteered many hours in the...
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Elizabeth Ann Schmidt

February 19, 1931 - November 22, 2016

Sister Elizabeth Ann Schmidt, ASC, 85, born February 19, 1931, the daughter of Marcus and Mary (Supper) Schmidt, entered eternal life on Tuesday, November 22, 2016. Sister Elizabeth professed her vows on July 1, 1947. Sr. Elizabeth Ann retired as a Primary Grade School Teacher and a Teacher of Learning Disabled Students. She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters Alice, Evelyn, and...
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Georgia Mae Bradfield

September 18, 1921 - November 20, 2016

Georgia Mae Bradfield, 95, homemaker, born September 18, 1921 to Charles and Augusta (Ricket) Fitzpatrick, entered eternal life on November 20, 2016. Preceded in death by her loving husband of 56 years, Robert Bradfield, Sr., and grandson Robert Fraley, sister Marie Parker and brother Marvin Fitzpatrick. She is survived by three sons: Mike (Linda) Bradfield, Robert Jr. (Diana) Bradfield and Paul...
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Catherine Clara Simon

November 1, 1924 - November 12, 2016

Catherine Clara Simon, 92, retired after 45 years of service from The Fourth National Bank/Bank 4 passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2016. Catherine grew up and attended schools in St. Marks, Kansas. Preceded in death by her parents Marcus and Mary (Vogeli) Simon, brothers: Joseph, Marcus, George, Jerome and Leo Simon, sisters: Cecelia Simon, Marie Linnebur, Bertha Gehlen, Rose Marie Dater,...
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Marilyn A. Curtis

May 4, 1931 - November 11, 2016

Marilyn A. (Birkel) Curtis, 85, homemaker and retired secretary for Boeing passed away on November 11, 2016. Preceded in death by her husband Darrell, son Jeffrey and daughter-in-law Sherry. Survived by her son Mike Curtis. Marilyn was a longtime member of St. Anne Catholic Church where she was involved with the Altar Society. Rosary 7pm, Monday, Nov. 14, Mass of Christian Burial 10am, Tuesday,...
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Karl H. E. Petzel

October 16, 1958 - November 7, 2016

Karl H. E. Petzel, 58, passed away on Monday, November 7, 2016. Preceded in death by his father Karlheinz Petzel. Survived by his loving mother Gerda Petzel, brother Detlef (Chris) Petzel, sisters Marlies (Michael) Ludlam, Hannelore (Jeffery) Burdette, aunt Inge (Gerd) Krueger, step-children Charity Tutum, Mickie Willamson, Margie Brown, ten nieces and nephews and thirteen great nieces and...
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Donna Jean Lane

September 13, 1931 - November 2, 2016

Donna J.Lane, 85, passed into eternal life on Wed., Nov. 2, 2016. Visitation 12-5 p.m. Tues., with family receiving friends from 3 to 5 p.m. at DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary. Rosary 7 p.m. Tues., Nov. 8, Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Wed., Nov. 9, both at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church. She dearly loved her family; her children, grandkids and great grandkids. She spent most of her days as a...
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Therése Ellen Gulick Howell

March 29, 1986 - October 28, 2016

Therése Ellen Gulick Howell, 30, passed away on Friday, October 28, 2016. Therése was a Marine Corps Child having lived on MCAS Cherry Point, NC; MCLB Barstow, CA; MCB Camp LeJeune, NC; Marine Forces Europe, Stuttgart, Germany; MCB Camp Pendleton, CA; and Wichita where she graduated from Wichita State University with a degree in Cultural Anthropology. She was preceded in death by her...
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Charlotte Zelenak

January 1, 1923 - October 28, 2016

Sister Charlotte Zelenak, a member of the Congregation of St. Joseph died October 28th at the age of 93. She was born January 1, 1923 to Anna and Stefan Zelenak in Kansas City, Kansas. She entered the Congregation of St. Joseph on March 19, 1941.An educator, Sister Charlotte taught for 56 years in Catholic elementary schools throughout Kansas, California, Oregon, and Texas. In 2008 she retired to...
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Janet E. Mila

September 16, 1948 - October 26, 2016

Janet E. Mila, 68, loving mother and sister entered eternal life on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. Preceded in death by her parents John and Josephine McGaffin, brothers Douglas and Christopher McGaffin. Survived by her daughter Mandy, granddaughter Ama Edwards, siblings: Craig (Connie) McGaffin, Joan (Ray) Miller, Timothy (Kathy) McGaffin, Thomas (Teri) McGaffin, Kirk (Debbie) McGaffin, Mary...
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Angelite Alfaro

November 19, 1927 - October 26, 2016

Sister Angelita Alfaro, ASC, 88, born November 19, 1927, the daughter of Trinidad and Carmen (Huaracha) Alfaro, entered eternal life on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. Sister Angelita professed her vows on July 1, 1948 and held several positions throughout her life working as an Elementary and Primary Grade School Teacher and Assistant Professor of Spanish. She was preceded in death by her parents...
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Duane Curry Dater

October 8, 1951 - October 23, 2016

Duane C. "Dewey" Dater, 65, retired shipping/receiving clerk for Westar Energy passed away on October 23, 2016. Dewey graduated from Bishop Carroll High School in 1969; he then attended Wichita State University where he received a B.S. in Accounting. Preceded in death by his parents Stephen and Rose Marie (Simon) Dater. Survived by his sister Faith (Wayne) White of Hutchinson, brother Roger (Pam)...
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Frances Anita Lewis

September 1, 1949 - October 21, 2016

Frances A. "Francie" Lewis, Francie was born September 13, 1949, oldest child of Charles F. Lewis and Seraphine R. Herman. She died unexpectedly on October 21. Isn't that just like Francie to take off without telling anybody or saying goodbye? Francie grew up in Wichita, attended St. Patrick's grade school and Mt. Carmel Academy. She was devoted to her Great Uncle Mark; he was an everlasting...
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Margaret Ann Dick

August 20, 1928 - October 21, 2016

Margaret Ann (Rohling) Dick, 88, devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away October 22, 2016 at Hilltop Manor in Cunningham, Kansas. A Rosary will be held 7:00 p.m. Friday and Funeral Mass 10:00 a.m. Saturday, both at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church. She was born August 20, 1928 in Pretty Prairie, Kansas to Henry J. and Estella K. (Blasi) Rohling. Besides caring for...
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Lawrence Everett Dieffenbaugh

August 17, 1948 - October 13, 2016

Lawrence "Everett" Dieffenbaugh, 68, retired computer programmer for Pizza Hut for over 25 years and owner/operator of Access Imports Salvage Yard passed away on Wednesday, October 13, 2016. Preceded by parents Lawrence and Maxine and sister Adelia. Survived by his loving wife of 47 years Linda, daughter Carisa, grandson Lucas Everett, sisters Lucille and Nina. Our hearts are full of wonderful...
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Erik Dale Carlson

January 12, 1970 - October 10, 2016

Erik Carlson, 46, He was employed in Sales at various companies most recently at FleetCor. He graduated from East High where he enjoyed playing his trumpet and Flugelhorn. Erik attended Wichita State and received his associate's degree from University of Phoenix. He loved to share his passion for fishing with his friends but it was special teaching his children and nephews. Preceded in death...
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Arthur L. Whorton

February 3, 1924 - October 9, 2016

Arthur L. Whorton, 92, retired salesman of 60 years for Standard Beverage passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2016.Arthur was a U.S. Army veteran serving during WWII. Preceded in death by his parents, five sisters and his beloved daughter Melissa Peltzer. Survived by his loving wife of 70 years Phyllis, son-in-law Bob Peltzer, grandson Michael Peltzer and many nieces and nephews. Visitation with...
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Ladonna G. Bleakley

December 14, 1949 - October 9, 2016

LaDonna G. Bleakley, 66, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016. Preceded by her parents and two brothers. Survived by sons Ach (Lori) Bleakley, Jamie Bleakley, grandchildren Jamie, Acheson, Kimberly, Olivia and great granddaughter Kairi. Wake Gathering, Sat., Oct. 15, at LaDonna's home, 626 S. Fern, Wichita, KS 67213
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Barbara Reed

October 18, 1933 - October 5, 2016

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Andrew Jackson Little

October 12, 1923 - October 4, 2016

Andrew J. "Andy" Little, 92, WWII veteran and retired Wichita Brass and Aluminum Foundry employee, passed away October 4, 2016, just 8 days shy of his 93rd birthday. Born in Burlington, KS to William and Lena (Cannell) Little. Rosary 7pm Thursday, Oct. 6; Visitation 10am Friday, Oct. 7 with Funeral Mass at 11am all at St. Joseph Catholic Church; burial to follow at White Chapel...
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William Joseph Babich

May 30, 1952 - September 27, 2016

William J. "Bill" Babich, 64, retired Babich Properties and Babich Liquor Store owner died after suffering a seizure on September 27, 2016. He was the youngest of 8 children of John and Helen Babich. Bill graduated from Bishop Carroll High School and Wichita State University. He was an active member of St. Joseph Parish, Wichita for over 40 years. He lived the Gospel through his works of kindness...
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Melissa C. Peltzer

February 27, 1955 - September 21, 2016

Melissa C. Peltzer passed away on September 21th, 2016 at the age of 61 losing her war with cancer. Melissa was born in Wichita to Art & Phyllis Whorton and attended East High School. She worked as a Private Investigator, chamber of Commerce, Physician Exchange, and Blessed Sacrament School along with various other jobs. However her biggest job was pouring her heart, kindness and mind out...
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Robert Joseph Ruvalcaba

March 7, 1948 - September 20, 2016

Robert Ruvalcaba, born March 7, 1948 in Wichita, Kansas, passed away on September 20, 2016 at home. Robert graduated from Kapaun Memorial High School in 1966 and Wichita State University in 1972 with a B.A. in History. Robert was a former employee of Dillon's and Southwestern Bell. Robert never married and lived at home in his retirement. Robert is preceded in death by his mother, Guadalupe. He...
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Francis Arthur Saint

June 26, 1924 - September 15, 2016

Francis Arthur Saint, 92, retired Supervisor for Engineering Services for KG&E for 39 years, passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2016. Francis was born in Wichita and attended East High School. He served in the Merchant Maries during WWII. While attending Bethany United Methodist Church he met his future wife Phyllis who was the organist and they were united in marriage on May 9, 1947....
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Laverne Joseph Kraus

August 12, 1928 - September 13, 2016

Laverne Joseph Kraus, 88, born August 12, 1928 in Ransom, Kansas the oldest child of Albert and Helena (Gronniger) Kraus, passed away September 13, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Raymond Kraus; sisters: Bernetta Eck and Patricia Kraus; great granddaughter Scarlet Katie Glasgow. Laverne served in the Army during the Korean Conflict, was a foreman with the Cudahy Packing...
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