Obituaries

Helen Naomi Wrightsman

1926 - 2019
Service: Fri, Mar 22 11:00 am
Funeral services for Helen Naomi Wrightsman, 92, Linwood, will be at 11 am Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, with Pastor Daniel Lee officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Wrightsman died Sunday,... continue reading

Palma J. ‘Pam’ Aversano

1950 - 2019
Service: Sat, Mar 23 10:00 am
Aversano, Palma J. “Pam”, of Lawrence, Kansas formerly of Farmingdale, New York at age 69 passed away peacefully on March 18, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family, friends and furry companion Belle.... continue reading

Victor L. Lickteig

1937 - 2019
Service: Sat, Mar 23 11:00 am
Victor L. Lickteig, 81, passed away peacefully at his home in rural Douglas County, on Saturday, March 16, 2019. He was born in Greeley, Kansas to Alfred and Albertine Lickteig on September 22, 1937.... continue reading

Mary Louisa Hutcherson

1928 - 2019
Service: Tue, Mar 26 11:00 am
Funeral services for Mary Louisa Hutcherson, 90, Lawrence, will be 11 am, Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. A visitation will take place from 10 to service time. Burial will be at... continue reading

Jeanette Mae Spencer

1958-2019
Service: Mon, Mar 18 11:30 am
Graveside services for Jeanette Mae Spencer, 60, Lecompton, will be 11:30 a.m. Monday at East View Cemetery in Big Springs, Kansas. Mrs. Spencer died Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at her home, surrounded by her... continue reading

Thomas Nelson Howell

1956-2019
Thomas Nelson Howell, 56, Lawrence, passed away March 12, 2019, in Lawrence. No services are planned at this time. continue reading

Ruth Becker Pelsor

1927-2019
Service: Sat, Mar 16 10:00 am
Funeral services for Ruth Becker Pelsor, 92, Lawrence, will be 10 a.m. Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be in Johnson County Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Pelsor died March 3, 2019,... continue reading

Bennie Lawrence Saathoff Jr.

1933~2019
Services for Bennie L. Saathoff Jr., 85, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. He died Sunday, March 10, 2019. continue reading

Richard “Dick” Joseph Morrissey

1945~2019
Service: Wed, Apr 3 11:00 am
Richard “Dick” J. Morrissey, 73, passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by family, on Saturday March 9, 2019. Dick was born in Davenport, IA to John and Margaret Morrissey on April 6, 1945.... continue reading

Barbara K. Hodgson

1938~2019
Barbara Kay Hodgson passed away March 9, 2019 at Bridge Haven in Lawrence, KS. She was born February 3, 1938 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, MO. Her parents were Paul E. Hodgson... continue reading

James Frank Green

1951~2019
Services for James Frank Green, 68, Baldwin City, will be announced at a later date by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. He died Friday March 8, 2019, at his home. continue reading

Ed Hackett

1943 - 2019
Service: Wed, Mar 13 1:00 pm
Funeral services for Ed Hackett, 75, Lawrence, will be at 1 pm Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, with Fr. Jeff Ernst officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Ed died Thursday, March 7,... continue reading

George Edmond Goff Sr.

1931~2019
Service: Thu, Mar 7 11:00 am
Funeral services with military honors for George Edmond Goff Sr., 87, Lawrence, KS, will be 11 am, Thursday, March 7, 2019, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. He died March 2, 2019, at Baldwin Healthcare and... continue reading

Mary Louise Mickel

1934-2019
Service: Sat, Mar 23 10:00 am
Mary Louise Mickel, age 85, passed away on March 1, 2019. She was born on January 11, 1934 in Emporia, KS. Mary was one of eight children. Mary was from Emporia, KS and graduated... continue reading

Ralph Eugene Fisher

1951~2019
Services for Ralph Eugene Fisher, 67, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. He died February 28, 2019, at his home. continue reading

Wilma R. Reetz

1928 - 2019
Visitation for Wilma R. Reetz, 90, Lawrence will be from 4 pm to 6 pm Thursday March 7, 2019, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. A private burial will take place at a later date. She... continue reading

Martha Mae McDonald

1934~2019
Martha Mae Taylor McDonald died on February 28, 2019, at Bridge Haven Memory Care, Lawrence, KS. She was born March 12, 1934, in Sedan, NM, the daughter of Homer and Myrtle Taylor. She graduated... continue reading

Dorothea Jean Christofferson

1931~2019
Dorothea Jean Arends Christofferson, 87, of Lawrence, was called home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. Memorial services will take place at a later date. Dorothea... continue reading

Gary L. Parsley

1961 - 2019
No services are planned at this time for Gary L. Parsley, 57, Lawrence, who passed away Sunday, February 24, 2019, at his home. He is survived by his son, Alex. continue reading

Dorothy Marie Rexrode Kirk

1933 - 2019
Service: Sat, Mar 9 10:00 am
A Celebration of Life for Dorothy Marie Rexrode Kirk, 85, Lawrence, will be at 10 am Saturday, March 9, at 360 Church, with the Rev. Rick Burwick officiating. A visitation will be held Friday,... continue reading