Category: Obituaries

Bernard “Bud” Edward Franchett

Bernard “Bud” Edward Franchett, 82, Gardner, passed away Nov. 11, 2019 at Aberdeen Village, Olathe. Bud was born in Kansas City, Kan., on Dec. 6, 1936 to Bernard John and Essie Elizabeth (Grimes) Franchett. He grew up in Kansas...

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Gary Otto Goltz, 77, of Olathe, Kan passed away Nov. 8, 2019 at Olathe Medical Center. Gary was born March 9, 1942 in Plentywood, Mont to Harry Albert and Amelia (Otten) Goltz. He grew up in Montana, moved to Liberal, Kan and...

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Raymond “Ray” Carl Casey, Sr., 86, of Merriam, Kan, passed away Nov. 8, 2019 at his home in the presence of his loving family. Ray was born June 26, 1933 in Harrison, Ark to Arvel C. and Josephine (Orr) Casey. He grew up in...

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Vernon T. Holbert

Former Kansas native, Vernon T. Holbert, Sr., 95 died October 25, 2019, at his home in Yuma, Arizona. Vern Sr. was born Nov. 18, 1923 in Atchison, Kan. to Jessie Richard Holbert and Cordelia Marie Bratton. He was one of 7...

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Patricia “Pat” Lee Moll, 81, of Gardner, Kan, passed on Oct. 25, 2019, at Good Samaritan in Olathe. Pat was born November 8, 1937, in Lawrence, Kan, to Lloyd Leslie and Alice Irene (Morley) Andrew. She was a lifelong resident of...

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Karen Kay Clark

Karen Kay Clark 75, a retired finance officer, passed on Saturday, October 5, 2019 in Keller, Texas. Karen was born on March 26, 1946 to Clyde and Alta Lucille (Wisner) Freund in Gardner, Kan. She was united in marriage to...

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Joseph A. Kelly

Joseph A. Kelly, 80, of Gardner, passed away Sept.26, 2019. Joe was born Nov. 1, 1938 in Bartlesville, Okla., the first son, second child of four to Carl and Dollie Kelly. He grew up in Bartlesville, Okla., and served in the...

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Jerry Lynn Good

Jerry Lynn Good, 65, of Linn Valley, Kan, formerly of Gardner, passed away Sept. 29, 2019. Jerry was born February 28, 1954 in Wichita, Kan. to Gerald Fredrick and Iva Lee (Reusink) Good. He grew up in Wichita and lived in...

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BETTY GENE BERRY Betty Gene Berry, 68, of Olathe, KS, passed away Sept. 24, 2019. Visitation will be held 2:00 to 4:00 pm Sun., Sept. 29, 2019 at Bruce Funeral Home, 106 S. Center, Gardner, KS (913) 856-7111. Funeral will be...

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Robert Randall Masters

Robert Randall “Randy” Masters, 63, Hillsdale, passed away Sept. 11, 2019 from an accidental death. Randy was born Jan. 30, 1956 in Charleston, W.Va. to Dr. Francis “Frank” Wynne Masters Jr. and Eleanor Jean (Cooper) Masters. He...

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Donald Eugene Thompson

Donald Eugene Thompson, 64, Olathe, Kan passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2019 in Olathe. Donald was affectionately known by family and friends as Don or Shorty Don was born in Topeka, Kan on October 29, 1954 to Jack Edward...

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I. Eileen Kurtz, 89, of Gardner, Kan, passed away Sunday, September 8, 2019, at Blackhawk Assisted Living, Spring Hill, Kan. Eileen was born on February 10, 1930, to Arthur Emery and Janie May (Kelly) McKaig in rural Johnson...

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