Cecilia Delores (Birzer) Denning, 89, a long-time resident of Russell, died on April 25, 2014, at Trinity Manor Nursing Home in Dodge City. Cecilia was born on June 9, 1924, in Barton County near Ellinwood. She was the 15th of 18 children born to Joseph and Mathilda (Beran) Birzer.
Elaine Mary Lindstrom, 91, of Riley, died April 26, 2014, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. She was born on April 19, 1923, on the Greenfield family farm southwest of Leonardville, the daughter of August and Lillian (Greenfield) Trumpp. She was baptized in the Fairview Presbyterian Church on Aug. 3, 1924. She attended
Michael D. “Mike” Holmes, 34, of St. George, died April 25, 2014, as the result of a dirt bike accident in Waynoka, Okla. He was born May 30, 1979, in Manhattan, the son of Donald E. and Nancy H. (Huyser) Holmes. Mike worked with his father and managed Holmes Carpet
Irma Jean “Irmie” Fallon, died Saturday, April 19, at the age of 85 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House following an extended illness with Alzheimer’s disease. Irmie was born on the family farm near Manson, Iowa on Jan. 29, 1929, to parents Fred and Elizabeth Hoefing. At
John Lewis Schlesener, 78, of Herington, died Wednesday at Herington Municipal Hospital. He was born May 28, 1935, in Boise City, Okla. the son of Norman Charles and Helen Ruth (Johnson) Schlesener. A memorial service will take place on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the St. Paul’s
Lydia Blanch Thomason, 58, of Andover, died Easter Sunday. The family provided some of the following information. She was born in France on March 7, 1956, the daughter of Howard and Josiane (Louis) Sweeney. Lydia and Ron Thomason were united in marriage on Aug. 27, 1977. Lydia was a homemaker
David J. Beier, 63, of Boelus, Neb., died April 17at his home after a lengthy battle with cancer. David was born on Feb. 9, 1951, at Grand Island, Neb., the son of Weldon R. and Marie C. (Schlick) Beier. David was the third oldest of a family of 11
Dean Kent Savage, 82, of Barnes, died at Hanover Hospital on Tuesday. He was born Dec, 2, 1931, northwest of Barnes, in the family home, to Fred and Eunice (Wilkinson) Savage. He married Faye P. Vathauer on June 16, 1957. Survivors include his wife, three sons; Jay of
Betty (Elizabeth) Josephine (Spangler) Haug, 82, Manhattan, died Saturday morning, April 19, 2014, at her home. The family provided some of the following information. Betty was born on May 8, 1931 in Okmulgee, Okla., and raised in Chicago. She graduated from St. Nicholas Tolentine Grade School and St. Xavier’s
Maurice Earl “Buzz” Stark, 80, of Manhattan, died at Good Shepherd Hospice in Manhattan on Friday, March 28, after a short struggle with cancer. He was born on Nov. 12, 1933, in Topeka, the son of Robert Morton and Alice Lorene Brown Stark. A memorial service will be 11 a.
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