Obituaries

Travis Duane Graham

1966 ~ 2017
Graveside inurnment for Travis Duane Graham 51, Belle Chasse, LA will be announced at a later date at Mount Hope Cemetery, Humboldt, KS where he will be laid to rest with his predeceased son.... continue reading

Raymond A. ‘Ray’ Urbanek

1959 - 2017
Ray Urbanek, 58, died December 10th, 2017. He was born and raised in Topeka, Kansas. Ray was an avid outdoorsman, as well as a competitive fisherman. He also enjoyed hunting and playing golf. Ray... continue reading

Lura I. McAlexander

1923 - 2017
Lura Irene Holloway McAlexander, 94, Lecompton, died Dec. 11, 2017, at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband, John, daughter Vera, sisters Geraldine and Doris, and brother Eugene. She is survived... continue reading

Melody D. ‘Mel’ Skinner

1957 - 2017
Funeral services for Melody Skinner, 60, rural Lawrence, will be at 10 am Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Melody died Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at Lawrence Memorial... continue reading

Robert J (Bobby) Williams Jr

1961~2017
Funeral services for Robert J (Bobby) Williams Jr, 56, Perry, will be 10 am, Wednesday December 13, 2017, at the Free Methodist Church in Lawrence, Ks. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Perry,... continue reading

Virginia Jane Ashlock

1932-2017
Passed December 8th, 2017, at Brandon Woods Born Virginia Jane Harris, to Abram Winegardner Harris III and Lucille Clark Harris in Southwest Harbor, Maine, Jinny grew up in Marathon House, near Bar Harbor Maine... continue reading

Bonnie Bell Bruner

1936~2017
Funeral services for Bonnie Bell Bruner, 81, Lawrence, will be 10:30 am, Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at St. Cornelius Episcopal Church, Dodge City. Burial will follow at the Kansas Veteran’s Cemetery at Ft. Dodge.... continue reading

Janet F. Myers

1944-2017
Janet Myers, 73, of 550 Stoneridge Drive, Lawrence, Ks 66049, died in her home. She was born July 6, 1944 in Stoutsville, Mo, to Thomas and Norene (Houghs) Abell. Janet had one son, Logan... continue reading

Robert James Friauf

1926~2017
Services for Robert James Friauf, 91, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. He died Sunday, December 3, 2017, at his home.   continue reading

Mary Elizabeth Meyer

Funeral services for Mary Elizabeth Meyer, 66, Lawrence, will be at 10 am Saturday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Mary died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, at Midland Hospice... continue reading

John Steven Duval

1964~2017
Graveside services for John Steven Duval, 53, Lawrence, will be 2, pm, Thursday, December 7, 2017, at Clinton Cemetery. He died Sunday, December 3, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, MO. John was... continue reading

John Edward Leipzig

1936~2017
Memorial services for John Edward “Jack” Leipzig, 81, of Lawrence, Kansas, will be 10:30 am, Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at the First Baptist Church, 1330 Kasold Drive.  Mr. Leipzig donated his body to the... continue reading

Edgar Herman Yeakly

1939-2017
Funeral services for Edgar Herman Yeakly, 78, Lawrence, will be 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.  Burial will be in Leavenworth National Cemetery. Mr. Yeakly died Saturday, December 2, 2017,... continue reading

Maxine Wright

1933 - 2017
Funeral services for Maxine Wright, 83, Lawrence, will be at 11 am Monday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, with Fr. Mick Mulvany officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery. Maxine died Thursday, Nov.... continue reading

Theresa Ann Boyd

1956 ~ 2017
Funeral service for Theresa Ann Boyd, 61, Lawrence, will be 11 am, Saturday, December 2, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial with Military Honors will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. She died Tuesday, November 28,... continue reading

Julie Lynn Brown

1965 - 2017
Julie Lynn (Blanchat) Brown passed away peacefully Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, at her home, surrounded by family and friends. She was born Mar. 9, 1965, in St. Louis, Mo., the daughter of John and... continue reading

Howard Plenert

1939 ~ 2017
Visitation for Howard Plenert, age 78, Lawrence, will be 1 to 3 pm, Sunday, December 3, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana Street, Lawrence, Kansas.   Burial will be at a later date at Johannestal... continue reading

Harry Carl Peterson II

1942-2017
A memorial service for Harry Carl Peterson II will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 21515 W. 101st Street, Lenexa, KS... continue reading

Margaret E Broeker Sanders

1915 ~ 2017
Margaret Emma Broeker (Margaret B. Sanders) was born September 22, 1915 to Margaretha C. Bayer Broeker and John Fred Carl Broeker, in Lawrence. She died, age 102, on November 16, 2017, at Pioneer Ridge... continue reading

Patricia Ann “Pat” Hess Hackett

1947-2017
A memorial service for Patricia Ann “Pat” Hess Hackett, 70, Edwardsville, will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory. Inurnment will be held at a later date. Ms. Hackett died Friday,... continue reading