July 30, 2015

Barbara Selena Cook

Barbara Selena Cook Shelton, 71, of Gardner, KS passed away April 22, 2015 at Olathe Medical Center.

Barbara was born August 18, 1943 in Almy, WY to Lawrence Leroy Cook and Selena Marr (Morris) Cook. She grew up in Evanston, …

Barbara E. Woods

Barbara Woods

Barbara E. Woods, 86, Fairport, New York passed away peacefully at home on April 23.

She was born in Ottawa, Kan. and graduated from Ottawa High School in 1946.  She married David S. Woods in 1948 and lived in Humboldt, …

New Life grows, serves community

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The church services at New Life Community Church, 17935 Moonlight Road, aren’t designed for the people who attend.
“We design our services for the people who aren’t here and might show up,” New Life Pastor Rick George …




Louis A. Soetaert, passed away April 21, 2015 at his home in Gardner, Kan.

Louis was born May 22, 1923 in Gardner to Louise (Cashier) and Charles Soetaert. Louis married L. Edith Draper on April 22, 1944 in KCMO. …

Marilyn Joy (Linder) Walsh

Marilyn Joy (Linder) Walsh, age 70 of Surprise, Ariz.passed away Wednesday, March 18,  in Surprise, Ariz.

Marilyn Joy Walsh was born October 14, 1944 in Olathe, Kansas, the daughter of Preston and Mary Linder.  She graduated from Gardner High School …




Mary Virginia Alexander, 92, of Gardner, Kan, passed away peacefully at her home on April 11, 2015,  surrounded by her loving family and dedicated husband of 69 years, James Clyde Alexander, and her treasured dog, Gracie.


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Mary Virginia Alexander, 92, of Gardner, KS, passed away April 11, 2015 at her home.  A Rosary will be said 3:00 pm on Friday,April, 17, 2015 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS (913) 856-7111.  Inurnment at …

Beth A Frank


Beth A. Johnson Frank, 63, of Gardner, Kan. passed away April 11, 2015 at Olathe Hospice House.

Beth was born December 27, 1951 in Lincoln, Neb. to Patricia Irene (Lundy) and Philip Kenton Johnson. She grew up in Prairie …

Jay D. “J. J.” Holmes


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Jay D. “J. J.” Holmes, 53, of Edgerton, Kan. passed away March 28, 2015 in Merriam, Kan.

Jay was born August 2, 1961 in Hutchinson, KS to Patsy (Schoonover) and John D. Holmes.  He was a 1980 graduate of …

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 …