Category: Obituaries


Mary Esther Cunningham, 101, of Gardner, passed away April 29, 2018 at KU Medical Health System. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. May 3, 2018 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, (913) 856-7111. Funeral 10 a.m. Fri., May 4, 2018 at First...

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Cheryl Jean Shields

Cheryl Jean Shields, age 60 of Wellsville, Kan passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Trinity Nursing Facility in Shawnee. Cremation. Cheryl J. Shields was born January 31, 1958 in Gardner, Kan the daughter of Lowell Edwin and...

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Gertrude Emaline Guy

Gertrude Emaline Guy, age 86, of Wellsville, Kan passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at her home. Gertrude Emaline Guy was born March 30, 1932 in Leon, Kansas the daughter of Leslie F. and Elsie M. (Yotter) Shannon. She grew...

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Walter “Walt” R. Revey, Jr., 78, of Spring Hill, Kan passed away April 18, 2018 at Olathe Medical Center. Walt was born Nov. 19, 1939 in Wellsville, Kan to Maggie Olive (Wright) and Walter R. Revey, Sr. He grew up in Wellsville...

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Gladys Esther Lane

Gladys Esther Lane, 100, of Gardner, Kan passed away April 7, 2018, at the Healthcare Resort in Olathe, Kan after a brief illness. Gladys was born April 27, 1917, in Barron, Wis to Knute and Helen Josephine (Larson) Paulson. She...

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Darrel Wayne Thomas

Darrel Wayne Thomas, 71, of Gardner, Kan passed away April 6, 2018. Darrel was born January 17, 1947 in Kansas City, KS to Otis James Albert and Ella Mae (Manes) Thomas. He graduated from Gardner High School in 1966. Darrel...

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William “Butch” Robert Engster

William “Butch” Robert Engster, 64, of Spring Hill, Kan passed away April 2, 2018. Butch was born October 25, 1953 in McKeesport, Pa to Robert and Katherine (Stickel) Engster. He grew up in Port Vue, Pa, graduating from South...

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Stella Montag

Stella Montag, 67, of Gardner, Kan passed away April 5, 2018 at Kansas University Medical Center. Stella was born December 8, 1950 in Gardner, Kan to Juan and Jesus “Jessie” (Ayala) Velasquez. She grew up in Gardner, lived in...

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Kermit K. Welch

Kermit K. Welch, 83, of Gardner, passed away at Olathe Medical Center just before midnight on March 31, 2018, after a brief illness. Kermit was born April 13, 1934 in Great Bend, Kan, the 3rd child and second son of Clarence and...

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Theda L. Wilson

Theda L. Wilson, 78, of Gardner, Kan passed away March 29, 2018 Theda L. Wilson, 78, of Gardner, KS was born March 8, 1940 in Monahans, Texas, the daughter of Robert V. and Regal C. (Lancaster) Twibell. She was raised in south...

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George August Rollheiser II

George August Rollheiser II of Gardner passed away March 18, 2018, while vacationing with his sons in Washington, DC.  Aware of his illness, a trip to DC was a dream come true and perfect for a veteran and history enthusiast....

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Mario Perez

Mario Perez, 44, of Gardner, Kan passed away March 26, 2018 Mario was born August 15, 1973 in Cuitzeo, Mexico. He lived in Mexico until he came to California. After arriving in Kansas City, Kansas, he was adopted by mother and...

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