December 22, 2014

Scott Carpenter

Carpenter Scott

Scott Carpenter, 58, passed away unexpectedly Friday, August 15, 2014, in Breckenridge, Colo.

Scott was born on Saturday, May 19, 1956, in Ottawa, Kan., the beloved son of Bob & Barbara Carpenter of Gardner, Kan.

He grew up in Ottawa …

Ernest Clayton Hardy

Ernest Clayton Hardy, 78, Edgerton, KS, passed away at his home on August 16, 2014.

Ernie is survived by his wife, Janice Dye of the home; mother, Wilma Hardy, Cheyenne, WY; brother, Scott Hardy, Bowman, ND; sister, Jody Hardy, Casper,WY, …

Scott Douglas McDonald

Scott Douglas McDonald, 68, died Aug. 7, 2014.

He was born on Sept. 30, 1945 in Great Bend, Kan., the fifth child of Hugh and Ruby (Ekhoff) McDonald.

He grew up on a farm north of Hanston, Kan. and attended …

Dorothy Louise Cade

Dorothy “Dottie” Louise Cade, 81, of Spring Hill, Kan. passed away Aug. 2, 2014 in Spring Hill.

Dottie was born Dec. 11, 1932 in Excelsior, Mo. to Hazel Lorene Hayes and Albert Ditman Moser. She was a graduate of Herington …


Retired Master Sergeant Leon Johnson, Jr., 89, of Wellsville, Kan. passed away Aug. 1, 2014 at Wellsville Retirement Community.

Leon was born Aug. 29, 1924 in Kansas City, Mo. to Elizabeth (Hedstrom) and Leon Johnson, Sr. He was a 1942 …

Mary V. Hayden Hoffine

Mary V. Hayden Hoffine, 81, of Katy, Texas, formerly of the Gardner area, passed away on July 28, 2014 from cancer.

Funeral will be at the Gardner Church of Christ 158 W. Park St., Gardner, KS 66030 on Aug. 2, …

David L. Hendricks

Dave Lee Hendricks, 59, Gardner, Kan., passed away July 20, 2014 at his home.

Dave was born Oct. 22, 1954 in Olathe, Kan. to Louie and Mary (Hudson) Hendricks. He grew up in Gardner and earned his GED. Dave was …

Lola “Marcene” Longanecker

Lola “Marcene” Longanecker

Lola “Marcene” Longanecker, 91, of Edgerton, Kan. passed away July 20, 2014 at Wellsville Retirement Center.

Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., July 24, 2014 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS (913)856-7111. Burial follows at …

Leon George Heincker

Leon George Heincker

Leon George Heincker, 85, of Spring Hill, Kan. passed away July 15, 2014 at Hoeger House, Olathe, Kan.

Leon was born May 12, 1929 in St. Louis, Mo. to Edward and Anna Mae (Jennings) Heincker. He grew …

Esther Mae Kellar

Esther Mae Kellar, 85, passed away July 14, 2014 at Good Samaritan Society in Olathe.

Esther was born April 23, 1929 in Grand Rapids, Mich. to Johanna Jorgenson and Martin Boot. After graduating high school she attended Olivet Nazarene College …