Obituaries

Thomas Winfred Porter

1934~2020
Services for Thomas Winfred Porter, 86, Eudora, will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home at a later date. He died May 25, 2020, at Medicalodges Eudora. continue reading

Ryan Nathan

1978 - 2020
No public services are planned for Ryan Nathan, 42, Lawrence, who passed away Sunday, May 24, 2020, at his home. He was born January 27, 1978, in Leesville, Louisiana. Ryan was a cook at... continue reading

Albert (Wayne) Thomas

1929~2020
A. Wayne Thomas, 90, Lawrence, was born December 27, 1929 in his family home in Emporia, KS to Blanche and Albert H. Thomas and passed away on May 23, 2020 in his daughter’s home... continue reading

Jackie L. Eller

1953 - 2020
Per her request, there are no public services planned for Jackie L. Eller, 67, Tecumseh, who passed away Thursday at Midland Hospice House, Topeka. She had worked at Walmart and later at Lawrence Memorial... continue reading

Naida J. Krause Jimenez

1929 ~ 2020
Naida J. Krause Jimenez, 90, passed away last month at Saint Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, MO. She was born in 1929, in Waverly, KS, to Fred and Melba Keys Krause. She is preceded in... continue reading

Earl “Wayne” Waisner

1946-2020
Private graveside services for Earl “Wayne” Waisner, 73, Lawrence, will be held at Clinton Cemetery. Mr. Waisner went to be with his heavenly father, parents and grandparents on May 15, 2020 surrounded by his... continue reading

Wesley Benson ‘Bence’ Williams

1941 - 2020
Wesley Benson Williams “Bence” of Lawrence died peacefully in his home May 10, 2020. He was born to Paul and Doris Williams on September 26, 1941. Bence attended and graduated from Burlington, Kansas High... continue reading

Dorothy Jean Coffman Ertl

1932~2020
Service: Mon, May 18 11:00 am
Graveside services for Dorothy Jean Coffman Ertl, 87, Linwood, will be 11 am, Monday, May 18, 2020, at Oak Hill Cemetery. She died May 9th, 2020, at her daughter’s home in Lawrence KS. Dorothy... continue reading

James Allen “Jim” Schneider

1942-2020
James Allen Schneider, 77, of Lawrence, KS, passed away on May 5, 2020 in the comfort of his family. Jim was born August 10, 1942 in Green Bay, WI, the son of Allen and... continue reading

Kenneth E. ‘Ken’ Fisher

1927 - 2020
Memorial services for Kenneth E. (Ken) Fisher, 93, Lawrence, Kansas will be announced at a later date once gathering restrictions are lifted. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery with military services provided by... continue reading

Bertha Louise Milleret Wise

1921-2020
Bertha Louise Milleret Wise, 98, Lawrence, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at her home. Born in Leavenworth County on Sept. 7, 1921, she was the youngest child of Lucien (Louie) J.... continue reading

Maxine Guenther

1923~2020
Service: Wed, May 6 1:00 pm
Graveside services for Maxine Guenther, 96, Lawrence, will be 1 pm Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at Memorial Park Cemetery. She died Saturday, May 2, 2020, at Pioneer Ridge Assisted Living. Maxine was born July... continue reading

Ronald Eugene McKeeman

1949-2020
Ronald Eugene McKeeman, 70, of Council Bluffs, IA, passed away peacefully on April 20, 2020 in Kansas City, KS. Ron was born in Iowa to Roy and Gertrude McKeeman on July 5th, 1949. He... continue reading

Samuel Fredrick “Fred” Grammer

1938~2020
Private family services for Samuel Fredrick “Fred” Grammer, 82, Lawrence, will take place at a later date. He died Monday, April 27, 2020, at his home. Fred was born January 23, 1938, near Overbrook,... continue reading

Andrew (Andy) M. Torres

1931-2020
Andrew (Andy) M. Torres, 89, of Lawrence, Kansas passed away peacefully on April 27, 2020, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. He was born January 20, 1931, in Albuquerque, New Mexico to Agatha Vigil Torres and... continue reading

Donald Lee Buchanan

1928-2020
Graveside services for Donald Lee Buchanan, 91, Lawrence, will be private. Mr. Buchanan died Monday, April 27, 2020, at Restwell Home Plus in Oskaloosa, Kansas. He was born August 3, 1928, in Leavenworth, KS,... continue reading

Susan L. (Barry) Miller

1952~2020
Funeral services for Susan Lynn Miller, 67, Lawrence, KS were Friday May 1, 2020 at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial followed at Elcado Cemetery west of Caney, KS and south of Peru, KS. She died... continue reading

Donald Lee Flory

1944 ~ 2020
Service: Fri, May 1 10:00 am
Donald Lee Flory, 75, of Baldwin City Kansas, passed peacefully from this life into eternity on April 25, 2020, in his home. He lived courageously while managing prostate cancer for 14 years. Despite the... continue reading

Carrie Michelle Searcy

1977-2020
Services for Carrie Michelle Searcy, 42, Lawrence, are pending at this time. Mrs. Searcy died April 23, 2020, at her home. She was born September 20, 1977, in Texarkana, TX, the daughter of James... continue reading

Ira “Lee” Kennedy

1932-2020
Arrangements for Ira “Lee” Kennedy, 87, Lawrence, are pending at this time. Mr. Kennedy died Sunday, April 26, 2020, at Baldwin Healthcare & Rehab. continue reading