November 29, 2015


Martha Erma Petty, 87, of Olathe, Kan, passed away July 19, 2015 at Villa St. Francis, Olathe Martha was born July 11, 1928 in Olathe to Louise (Cashier) and Charles Soetaert.  She worked as a cafeteria cashier at the naval base in Gardner where she met her husband to be.  Martha married Charles B. “Chuck” Continue Reading

June Marie Scott

 June Marie Scott, 89, faithful servant of the Lord went home July 2, 2015.   June Marie Phillips was born in Chanute, KS September 24th, 1925. She married Sam Scott March 12th, 1946 residing in Kansas City raising five children. June faithfully served as a Sunday School teacher and Nursery Director along with serving as Continue Reading


  Steven Carl O’Berg, 50 of Smithville, Mo. died Saturday, June 27, 2015 while piloting his beloved Pitts S2-B aerobatic plane at the Cameron Air Show. Steve was born May 29, 1965 to Fremont “Dusty” and Marlene (Silver) O’Berg in Oklahoma City, Okla. He graduated from Gardner-Edgerton (KS) High School in 1983.  On February 4, Continue Reading


    James “Jim” Michael Crawford, 66, of Paola, Kan. passed away June 26, 2015 at Olathe Medical Center. James was born March 26, 1949 in Gardner, Kan. to Charles James and Martha Jane (Newton) Crawford. He grew up in the Spring Hill area. Jim graduated from Spring Hill High School in 1967 where he Continue Reading

Lee Nell Hedrick Moody

  Lee Nell Hedrick Moody, 83, passed away June 26, 2015 at Olathe Hospice House.  Lee Nell, the daughter of Latona Irene (Gay) and William Dudley Hedrick, was born January 9, 1932, on Moonlight Road just north of Gardner on a farm that is currently part of the New Century Airport.  She attended Gardner High Continue Reading


Tom E. Harlow, 75, of Gardner, Kan. passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015. Tom was born November 11, 1939 in rural Gardner, Kan to Charles and Katherine (Lietzen) Harlow. He graduated from Spring Hill High School in 1958 and was a life-long Gardner resident.  Tom married Betty Enyart May 23, 1959 in Ottawa, Kan.  Tom Continue Reading


    Ruth Ellen Miller Lynch, 84, passed away June 25, 2015. Ruth Ellen was born August 5, 1930 in Gardner, Kan to Alice (Hedrick) and John Miller. Ruth graduated from Gardner High School in 1950 and attended Baker University. She had a loving heart. Ruth enjoyed visiting with her many “coffee” friends in the Continue Reading


  Mary Ann Hann, 60, of Gardner, Kan. passed away June 24, 2015 at Olathe Medical Center. Mary Ann was born Aug. 26, 1954 in Kansas City, Mo to Raymond Carl and Mary Ruth (Walker) Casey. She graduated from Gardner High School. Mary Ann retired from Southwestern Bell in Olathe, became a certified EMT, worked Continue Reading

Gary Eugene Yardley

Gary Eugene Yardley Gary Eugene Yardley, 67, of Gardner, Kan. passed away June 18, 2015 at Olathe Medical Center. Gary was born Feb. 12, 1948 at Bryant General Hospital in Lincoln, Neb. to Dorothy Ann (Hubl) and Paul Lawrence Yardley.  He graduated from St. Joseph Academy in Chillicothe, Mo.  Gary served six years in the Continue Reading

Beverly Ann Burgdorfer

  Beverly Ann Burgdorfer, 90, of Gardner, Kan. passed away June 13, 2015 at Brookside Retirement Community in Overbrook. Beverly was born November 3, 1924 in Kansas City, Mo. to Melvin Chester and Clarice (Waddell) Bohn.  She grew up in Kansas City, Mo. and graduated from Paseo High School.  She went on to receive a Continue Reading