June 30, 2015

Shirley Elaine Taylor

 Shirley Elaine Taylor, 68, of Wellsville, passed away March 28, 2015 at Olathe Hospice House.

Shirley was born April 24, 1946 in Boise, Idaho to Alice M. (Jacobus) and Norman E. Schulz.  She was a 1964 graduate …


Charles F. “Charlie” Rives, II


Charles F. “Charlie” Rives, II, 65, of Gardner, Kan, passed away March 25, 2015 at Olathe Medical Center.

Charlie was born November 11, 1949 in Kansas City, Kan to Irene (Flynn) and Charles Fredrick Rives. He was a 1967 …


Dodge Pic Kirk McLellan Dodge, 84, of Des Peres, MO, formerly of Overland Park and Gardner, passed away February 20, 2015 in Des Peres, MO.

Kirk was born November 19, 1930 in Chicago, Ill. to Howard M. and Kathryn (Kirkpatrick) Dodge. He …

Elizabeth Everett Spiller

Elizabeth Everett Spiller, 78, passed away at Villa St. Francis in Olathe.
Elizabeth was born May 29, 1936 in Jefferson City, MO to Mary Elizabeth (Everett) and Thaddeus Wheeler.  She graduated from St. Mary of the Springs Catholic High School

Albert Austin Pennington

Albert Austin Pennington, 88, of Gardner, Kan. passed away March 20, 2015 at Olathe Hospice House.

Albert was born Sept. 20, 1926 in Wichita, Kan. to Herschel Lee and Ethel Mae (Stough) Pennington. He served during WWII and the Korean …

Devonia Diane Freund



Devonia Diane Freund, 65, of Olathe, passed away March 18, 2015 at Olathe Medical Center.

Devonia was born July 7, 1949 in Lawrence, Kan to Robert Harold and Myrtle Gertrude (Rhodes) Brunk. She was a lifelong area resident; graduating …

First Sgt. Kenneth R. Knickerbocker


First Sgt. Kenneth R. Knickerbocker, US Army, Retired, age 68 of Gardner, KS, died Friday, March 13, 2015, at Saint Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville, IL.

He was born on Sunday, May 19, 1946, in Kansas City, Missouri, the son …

Dr. Virginia Lee (England) Tucker


Dr. Virginia Lee (England) Tucker, 84, passed away March 16, 2015 at Aberdeen Village in Olathe, Kan.

Virginia was born April 16, 1930 in Newton, Kan to Ruth Frasier (Walton) and John L. England. Virginia met Donald Ray Tucker …




Sheryl Aness Anderberg, 87, of Edgerton, KS passed away March 13, 2015 at Olathe Medical Center. Cremation and no services. Memorial contributions may be made to Dakota Wesleyan Univ. Arrangements: Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS (913) 856-7111. Condolences may …



Nackey Jay Howe, 65, of Gardner, Kan passed away March 09, 2015 at her home.  Nackey was born February 14, 1950 in Kansas City, Kan to Lewis Edward and Margaret Ruth (Himbury) Slagle.  She was a graduate of Stilwell …