February 27, 2015


Jonah Francis Wheeler, 18, of Gardner, passed away October 5, 2014.
Jonah was born November 19, 1995 in Syracuse, N.Y. He grew up in New York, moved to the Kansas City area in 2007, and to Gardner, Kan three years …


Mary Eileen Lemberger, 89, of Gardner, Kan. passed away September 27, 2014 at Olathe Medical Center
Mary was born March 7, 1925 in Bucyrus, Kan. to Charles David and Frances Catherine (Heflebower) Zeigler.
She grew up in Bucyrus, graduating from …


Paul Martin, Jr., 84, of Pleasanton, Kan and formerly of Gardner, Kan, passed away September 30, 2014 at Olathe Medical Center.
Paul was born April 15, 1930 in Belton, Mo. to Freda Marion Benton and Paul Martin, Sr. The family …


Forest D. Laughlin, 95, of Olathe, passed away September 24, 2014 at Villa St. Francis.
Forest was born July 21, 1919 in Morse, Kan to Richard Forest and Le-Una (Lofton) Laughlin. He was a life-long area resident
Forest was drafted …


Dorothy Mae Stewart, 82, of Gardner, KS passed away September 17, 2014 in Gardner.

Dorothy was born February 22, 1932 in Marysville, Kan. to William Richard and Gertrude Matilda (Husted) Pinkham. She grew up in Marysville and graduated from Marysville …

Carol J. Kittelson

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age 73 of Lake City, Minn., passed Sept. 7, 2014 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester surrounded by family and friends.
Carol Jane Fleck was born on March 27, 1941 in Wakefield, Kan., the daughter of Theodore and Hazel (McClosky) …

Sheryl L. Hooper

Sheryl L. Hooper, 69, of Olathe, Kan., passed away Sept. 8, 2014 at her home in Avonlea Cottages of Olathe.
Sheryl was born May 29, 1945 in Coquille, Ore. She was raised by Mary R. (Scott) Rogers and grew up …


Alex Jo Duarte, 7, of Gardner, KS passed away peacefully on September 6, 2014 in the loving arms of her mom and dad at her home.
Alex was born June 11, 2007 in Overland Park, KS to Ricky and Ashley …


Phyllis Carlson

Phyllis Lee Carlson, 77, of Gardner, KS, passed away September 5, 2014 at Olathe Medical Center.

Phyllis was born August 14, 1937 in Mattoon, Ill. to James Wesley and Rosa Nelle (Cowger) Ayers. She was a 1955 graduate of Mattoon …

Jack L. Crozzer

Jack L. Crozzer, 81, of Eudora, Kan. died Aug. 25, 2014.

Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m., Aug. 28, 2014 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary- Eudora Chapel. Arrangements by www.warrenmcelwain.com.…