July 22, 2014

Benjamin Franklin “Frank” Smith

Benjamin Franklin “Frank” Smith, 63, of Gardner, Kansas, passed away May 23, 2014 at Olathe Medical Center.

Memorial services will be held at 7:30 p.m., June 6, 2014 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, (913)856-7111. Visitation will begin at 6 p.m., …

Avelyn KayLee Grace Ivans

Infant, Avelyn KayLee Grace Ivans, was born May 7, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri to Joshua Michael and Michele Ralee (Hallagin) Ivans.

Avelyn passed away May 23, 2014 at Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri.

She was preceded in death …

Donald “Don” Gene Reddell

Donald “Don” Gene Reddell, 66, of Spring Hill, Kansas passed away May 22, 2014 at his home.

Don was born June 4, 1947 in Vendor, Arkansas to Ernest H. and Lela Viola (Flood) Reddell. He was a graduate of East …

Ruth Anna Chrisjohn

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Ruth Anna Chrisjohn, 78, of Olathe, Kansas passed away May 9, 2014 at her home.

Ruth was born Dec. 13, 1935 in Atchison, Kansas to Alma (Kauffman) and George Blagg. She was a 1953 graduate of Atchison High School.

Ruth …

Linda Rae Carterman – Sparks

Linda Rae Carterman – Sparks

Linda Rae Carterman – Sparks, 72, of Gardner, Kansas passed away May 14, 2014, after a long illness.

She will be sadly missed by her family, her friends and her community. She was most proud …

Courtney Marie Ross

Courtney Marie Ross
Courtney Marie Ross, 38, Gardner, passed away on May 13, 2014. Cremation.
Courtney was born in Girard, Kansas on June 30, 1975 to Earl Ray Harris and Sharon Marie (Davied) Harris. She grew up in Girard where …

Benjamin A. Vuolo

Benjamin A. Vuolo, Jr., 66, of Gardner, Kansas, died April 24, 2014, at his home.
Ben was born Feb. 23, 1948 in Waterbury, Connecticut to Josephine (Gianelli) and Benjamin A. Vuolo, Sr. He was a 1966 graduate of Kennedy High …

Rev. Harold “Lee” Hickman

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Rev. Harold “Lee” Hickman, 60, passed away May 2, 2014 in Olathe, Kansas.
Harold “Lee” was born in the Paola nursing home on May 17, 1953, to parents Wylodine and Don Hickman. He attended Shawnee Mission North and Northwest but …

Judy Keenan McCaskey

Judy Keenan McCaskey, 73, Spring Hill, Kansas passed away May 1, 2014, at her home surrounded by family.

Judy was born May 15, 1940 in Chanute, Kansas to Richard and Ellen Friederich Keenan. Judy was united in marriage to J.C. …

Benjamin A. Vuolo, Jr.

Ben had a successful career as a Manufacturer’s Sales Representative with Sherwin Williams, Imperial Wallcovering and other manufacturing firms.  He enjoyed travel, woodworking, photography and crafts.  He will best be remembered for his joy