Obituaries

Christine E. Hird Isern

1937 - 2018
Graveside services for Christine E. Hird Isern, 81, Lawrence, will be at 2 pm Tuesday at Memorial Park Cemetery. A visitation will be held Monday from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.... continue reading

John Wesley Clark Jr.

1963-2018
Funeral services for John Wesley Clark Jr. will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Mr. Clark died Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at Lawrence Memorial... continue reading

Danny Eugene “Gene” Conner

1953~2018
Celebration of Life services with military honors for Danny Eugene “Gene” Conner, 65, Humboldt, will be 2 pm, Sunday, October 14th, 2018, at Restoration Fellowship Church 716 Bridge St. Humboldt, KS. He was taken... continue reading

Brenda Sue Rice

1946 - 2018
Funeral services for Brenda Sue Rice, 72, rural Baldwin, will be at 10 am Saturday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, with Dave Olmstead officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Brenda died Wednesday, Oct.... continue reading

Jane Elaine Platt

1961-2018
Graveside memorial services for Jane Elaine Platt, 57, Lawrence, will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 12 at Oak Hill Cemetery. Jane Platt died Saturday, October 6, 2018, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She was born... continue reading

Marilyn Flory Gibbs

1946 - 2018
Marilyn Flory Gibbs, 72, Suwanee, Georgia, formerly of Lone Star, Kansas died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community, Lawrence, KS. At Marilyn’s request, no public services are planned. In lieu of... continue reading

Christopher A. Finkbiner

1970 - 2018
Graveside memorial services for Christopher A. Finkbiner, 48, Lawrence, will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Clifton, Kan. and will be announced at a later date. Chris died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, at... continue reading

Christopher “Scott” Martin

1968~2018
Christopher ‘Scott’ Martin of Lawrence Kansas passed away on Thursday, September 27th at the age of 50. He was born in Lawrence, Kansas on June 22, 1968. Scott was a cook at various Lawrence... continue reading

Betty Lou Cobb

1930-2018
NOTICE: The graveside services originally scheduled for Tuesday have been moved to Thursday at 11 am at Union Cemetery. A procession will leave Worden United Methodist Church at 10:30. Betty Lou Cobb (Martin, Butler),... continue reading

Jeanne Ellermeier

1925~2018
No services are planned for Jeanne Ellermeier, who died September 16, 2018, at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community. She was born August 15, 1925, in Holton, Kansas, the daughter of Nathan W. and Marguerite Gohlke... continue reading

Dorothy Lois Stumbo

1920~2018
Private family services for Dorothy Lois (Settles) Stumbo, 97, Lawrence, will happen at a later date. She died Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at Brandon Woods at Alvamar. Dorothy was born November 17, 1920, near... continue reading

Gene Orie Cobb

Gene Orie Cobb, 87, formerly of Baldwin City, Kansas and Lawrence, Kansas, passed away on September 20, 2018. Gene suffered many years from Alzheimer’s. Born in Oklahoma to Willard and Edna Cobb, he was... continue reading

Robert Monroe Sykes Sr.

1938-2018
Robert “Bob” Monroe Sykes, Sr., 80, Lawrence, died Saturday, September 15, 2018, at Pioneer Ridge Assisted Living. He was born July 30, 1938, in Brandon, Mississippi, the son of Tobie and Frances (Kahn) Sykes.... continue reading

Shirley Ann McGlinn

1933~2018
Private family services for Shirley Ann McGlinn, 84, Lawrence, will take place at a later date. She died Monday, September 17, 2018, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Shirley was born October 11, 1933, in Neodesha,... continue reading

June Lederer Pine

1926 - 2018
Funeral services for June Lederer Pine, 91, Lawrence, will be at 1 pm Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, with the Rev. Steve Koberlein officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Pine died... continue reading

Charles W. ‘Chuck’ Bevens

1958 - 2018
Services for Charles W. ‘Chuck’ Bevens, 60, Lyndon, will be at 10 am Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial with military honors will follow at Eudora City Cemetery. Chuck died Friday, September 14, 2018,... continue reading

Donald Charles “Don” Hall

1948-2018
A memorial service for Donald Charles “Don” Hall, 69, Lawrence, will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, September 20th at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Mr. Hall died Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at his home. He was... continue reading

Serenity Marie Mersman

2018 - 2018
Memorial services for Serenity Marie Mersman, infant daughter of Monique Mersman, will be at 4 pm Saturday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory. Serenity passed away Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, at Children’s Mercy Hospital... continue reading

Tanner Patrick Smith

1997~2018
A Celebration of Life service for Tanner Patrick Smith, 21, Lawrence, will take place on Saturday, September 15th, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana St, Lawrence, KS. Tanner was a... continue reading

Albia Arron ‘Al’ DeMaranville Jr.

1934 - 2018
With his family at his side, Albia “Al” Arron DeMaranville Jr. passed away in the early morning hours of September 8, 2018, at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor where he resided with his wife and love... continue reading