July 24, 2014

Charles Burgess

Charles Burgess, age 71, passed away on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, KS.

Celebration service will be held at 1 p.m., April 2, 2014 at the Lebanon Christian. Burial will follow …

Veronica “Ronnie” Dorothy Kozelnik

Veronica “Ronnie” Dorothy Kozelnik, 93, of Gardner, Kan. passed away March 26, 2014 at Meadowbrook Rehab Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., March 31, 2014 at Bruce Funeral Home (913)856-7111. Visitation will be held at 10 a.m., …

Edna M. Timmons

Edna M. Timmons, 94, of Spring Hill, Kan. passed away March 24, 2014 at St. Luke’s South Hospital.
Edna was born Feb. 18, 1920 in Healing Springs, Ark. to William W. and Nannie K. (Wilson) Sullivan. She grew up in …

Russell DeWain Schulz

Russell DeWain Schulz, 92, of Gardner, Kan., passed away March 21, 2014 at Select Specialty Hospital in Kansas City, Kan.

Russell was born March 31, 1921 in rural Edgerton, Kan. to John Levi and Clara Ann (Rausch) Schulz. A life-long …

L’Marie June Robertson

L’Marie June (Ambler) Robertson, 87, of Goodland, Kan., formerly of Oberlin, Kan. passed away March 16, 2014

L’Marie was born Sept. 8, 1926 in Marion, Neb.

She operated the Oberlin Livestock Café for 30 years.

She was preceded in death …

Rosa Lea McDaniel

Rosa Lea McDaniel, 89, of Spring Hill, Kan. passed away March 17, 2014 at Good Samaritan of Olathe.

Rosa was born Jan. 25, 1925 in Pawhuska, Okla. to Roy and Rebecca Brooks. She grew up in Oklahoma.

Rosa married John …

Donald “Don” Wilfred Stephens

Donald “Don” Wilfred Stephens, 71, of Spring Hill, Kan. passed away March 12, 2014 at Olathe Medical Center.

Don was born June 13, 1942 in rural Appleton City, Mo. to Donald and Florence (Ward) Stephens. He grew up in Jetmore, …

Alma Virginia Wittkopf

Alma Virginia Wittkopf, 93, of Gardner, Kan. passed away March 10, 2014 at Vintage Park at Gardner.

Alma was born Sept. 15, 1920 in Quincy, Ill. to Milo Bliven and Elsie (Meyer) Bliven. She married Frank J. Wittkopf on June …

Kenneth “Kenny” Allen Briscoe

Kenneth “Kenny” Allen Briscoe, 73, of Gardner, Kan. passed away March 6, 2014 at KC Hospice House.

Kenny was born June 12, 1940 in Kansas City, Mo. to Arthur Luther and Doris Pearl (Smith) Briscoe. He grew up in Rosedale, …

HOME TOWN HEROS: McCarthy family farm – 150 years old


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March 3, 2014 – In June of 2014 , the McCarthy family farm in Edgerton will be 150 years old.  John McCarthy (1812-1887) …