February 10, 2016

Alice M. (VanGoethem) Spellman

Alice M. (VanGoethem) Spellman Alice M. (VanGoethem) Spellman age 87, a resident of greater Pittsburg, Pa, passed away Sept 26, 2015. Alice was born in Gardner, Kan March 13, 1928 to the late Clare Harrington and Julien VanGoethem. She married William P. Spellman on June 17, 1950. He survives her. She is also survived by Continue Reading


  Kay Nila Jones, 81, of Gardner, Kan passed away Oct. 15, 2015 at Good Samaritan Nursing Home, Olathe, KS. Kay was born January 17, 1934 in Anthony, Kan to Robert Bentley and Doris Helene (Baker) Bray. She grew up in Gardner, KS where she graduated from Gardner High School in 1952. Kay had many Continue Reading


    Barbara “Barb” Savage, Olathe, passed away Oct. 8, 2015. Barb was born January 24, 1950 in Kansas City, MO to Benita “Jamie” (Nauman) and Paul Trower.  She grew up in Salina, Kan.  After graduating from Sacred Heart High School, she received a degree from the Kansas Technical Institute in Salina.  Barb married Russell Continue Reading


Linda Lafern Holly, 67, of Spring Hill, Kan passed away Oct. 9, 2015 at Olathe Hospice House. Linda was born Aug. 25, 1948 in Shelton, Wash. to Olin Eugene and Mary Alice (Pearson) Utter. She grew up in Exeter, Mo where she was Valedictorian of her 1966 graduation class. Linda moved to KC, Mo in Continue Reading


LEE VAN TYE   Lee Van Tye, 80, of Gardner, Kan passed away October 6, 2015 at ComfortCare Home, Baldwin City, Kan. Lee was born January 23, 1935 in Tiff City, Mo to Kenneth Franklin and Clara Alice (Seales) Tye.  He grew up in Missouri and then graduated from Spring Hill High School in 1953.  Continue Reading


  Elzie Alvin Willis, 82, passed away October 6, 2015 at Olathe Hospice House. Elzie was born April 17, 1933 in Hodge, Mo to Vona (Graham) and Theodore Willis.  He grew up in Lexington, Mo.  Elzie served in the U S Army from 1953-55.  Elzie married Marilyn Grace Bogue on April 23, 1966 in Independence, Continue Reading


    Leo Highfill Grindstaff, beloved infant son of Krystal Marie Highfill and Christopher Lee Grindstaff, passed away October 1, 2015 at Olathe Medical Center. Leo is survived by his parents, Krystal Highfill and Christopher Grindstaff; his grandparents, Stephen Lee Grindstaff and Peggy Pinder of Ozark, Mo, Carla Joyce Logan of NKC, Mo, Melinda Highfill Continue Reading


Earline (Lingwood) McGinnis, 92, of Wellsville, Kan, departed this life to be with her Lord on September 29, 2015 at Vintage Park in Baldwin City, Kan. Earline, daughter of Thomas and Ollie C. (Hodgson) Lingwood, was born Feb. 15, 1923 in Boicourt, Kan. She was raised on a farm in Linn County . On June Continue Reading


   James “Jim” Elliott Guilinger, 85, of Olathe, KS died September 28, 2015 at Olathe Hospice House. Jim was born November 26, 1929 in Grant County Oklahoma to James Reuben and Bernice Pearl (Fisk) Guilinger. He graduated from Arkansas City Kansas High School in 1947. Jim also attended Johnson County Kansas Community College. He married Continue Reading

Wendell Burden

Wendell Leroy Burden, 69, died Saturday, September 19, 2015 at Olathe Medical Center of lung cancer. His loving wife of 35 years, Kathleen (Rogers) Burden was by his side. Born in Presque Isle, Maine to Guy and Alta Burden, Wendell was the youngest of three sons. He was predeceased by his parents and two older Continue Reading