October 9, 2015


  Jessica Lynn Hayes, 29, of Lawrence, Kan. passed away August 22, 2015. Jessica was born December 30, 1985 in La Jolla, Calif to Katherine Anne Rager (Yeamans). She grew up in Olathe, graduating from Olathe South in 2004.   She went on to attend Johnson Co. Comm. College and then the University of Kansas, Continue Reading


    William Michael “Mike” Thompson, of Gardner, passed away Aug. 25, 2015 at Olathe Medical Center. Mike was born December 8, 1953 in Kansas City, Kan to William Robert and Betty Lee (Vaughn) Thompson. He grew up in Kansas City, Kan where he graduated from Washington High School and attended Kansas City Kansas Community Continue Reading

Terry William Bryan

  Terry William Bryan, 61, of Newton, formerly of Gardner (Class of ’72), passed away August 19, 2015 at Bethesda Home, Goessel, Kan.   Terry was born July 5, 1954 in Kansas City, Mo to Louis and Imogene (Meyer) Bryan. He attended Southwestern Assemblies of God College in Waxahachie, Texas.   He married Olivia Amburn Continue Reading


    Mark Alan Trammell, 57, of Edgerton, passed away Aug. 23, 2015 at Royal Terrace Nursing Home. Mark was born Dec. 16, 1957 in Olathe, Kan to Leroy and Helen (Jones) Trammell. He served Edgerton as a self-employed handyman for 20 years. Mark was the Gardner City Fire Department. Captain from 1985-1990. He will Continue Reading

Carlos Dewayne Asher

  Carlos Dewayne Asher, age 88 of Marceline Mo, died Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at Pershing Memorial Hospital, Brookfield  Mo. Carlos was born at Shelby, Mo  on November 1, 1926 to Wayne and Clara Marie (Seymour) Asher. He married Anna Fay Moore in 1972 and she preceded him in death in 2000. Carlos was a Continue Reading


    David Charles Lehman, 72, of Gardner, Kan, passed away August 11, 2015, at his home, with family at his side. David was born August 5, 1943, in Kansas City, Mo, to Charles Edward and Jewell (Jones) Lehman.  He grew up in Olathe, graduating from Olathe High School in 1961.  David married Mary Marleen Continue Reading


  Alice Marie Kurtz, 60, passed away in her home at Gardner, Kan. Alice was born December 28, 1954 in Washington, Mo to Irene E (Duello) and Emmett H. Rufkahr.  She was a graduate of St. Dominic High School in O’Fallon, Mo. Alice married Charles A. Kurtz on June 28, 1975 in Wellsville, Kan.  They Continue Reading


    Joshua Tyler Hoston, 14, of Spring Hill, KS passed away unexpectedly on August 8, 2015. Josh was born June 23, 2001 in Overland Park, Kan to Daren Mansa Hoston and Courtney Beth Ford. He lived in Olathe before moving to Spring Hill six years ago. Josh was an incoming freshman at Spring Hill Continue Reading

Nancy Campbell Dorsey

Nancy Anne Campbell Dorsey was born November 5, 1948 in Evanston, Illinois and passed away at her home in Lawrence, Kansas  on  August 4, 2015  after a 60 day battle against triple negative breast cancer. Nancy grew up in New London and Greenwich Connecticut, and was a graduate of the University of Kansas in 1972. Continue Reading

Chief Wilbur Lloyd “Red” Finders,

Chief Wilbur Lloyd “Red” Finders, 86, of Olathe, KS passed away July 30, 2015 at Vintage Park of Gardner, Kan. Wilbur was born in Illinois on March 16, 1929 to Rev. Alvin and Mrs. Finders. He grew up in Iowa. Red married Patricia Marie Karnes in 1948 and May Bell Finders in 1969. He served Continue Reading