February 10, 2016


    Brenda K. (Hicks) Wells, 69, of Gardner, Kan, formerly of Tucker, Ga, passed away September 7, 2015 at Olathe Medical Center. Brenda was born April 4, 1946 in Nashville, Tenn to Charles D. and Lillian Keene. She grew up in Georgia. Brenda was the owner/hairdresser of her own salon, “Sly, Slick and Wicked,” Continue Reading

Joan E. (Dugger) Rothwell

l Joan E. (Dugger) Rothwell 81, of Gardner, passed away August 17th, 2015. Born the youngest of 7 children on April 20, 1934 to Aubrey Dugger & Florence (Watson) Dugger. Joan grew up in Olathe, Kan, resided in Ottawa, Kan and finally in Gardner, Kan. Joan was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Continue Reading

Rhonda Ann (New) McDonald

Rhonda Ann (New) McDonald, age 50, of Gardner, Kan, formerly of Paola, passed away August 30, 2015. Rhonda was the youngest of four children born to Kenneth Dean and Marilyn Jean (Roush) New.  She was born in Ottawa, Kansas on November 28, 1964.  She grew up in Paola and graduated from Paola High School with Continue Reading


    Betty Lou Smith, 75, of Gardner, Kan. passed away August 27, 2015 at Olathe Hospice House. Betty was born February 21, 1940 in Monticello, Ky. to Harlan L. and Bertie M. (Perdue) Foster.  She grew up in Monticello, Ky. and graduated from Monticello High School. Betty married Robert Glenn Smith on September 20, Continue Reading


  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