Obituaries

John Albert Butter

1944~2022
Service: Fri, May 13 2:00 pm
John Albert Butter passed away on May 08, 2022 at the age of 78, in his hometown of Lawrence, KS. John was born in La Junta, CO on April 24, 1944 to Casey and... continue reading

Robert S. ‘Bob’ Agatston

1923 - 2022
A Celebration of Life for Robert S. ‘Bob’ Agatston, 99, Lawrence, will be announced at a later date. Bob passed away Saturday, May 7, 2022, at Brandon Woods at Alvamar. More information will appear... continue reading

James Raymond Powell

1945~2022
Service: Sat, May 14 1:00 pm
James Raymond Powell- Jim Powell Sr. 76 of Lecompton Kansas, Passed away on May 4th 2022, from complications with pneumonia at his home surrounded by his family. Jim Sr. was born September 2nd 1945... continue reading

Richard D. Jacob

1942~2022
Private family services for Richard D. Jacob, 79, Lawrence, will happen at a later date. Mr. Richard (Jake) Jacob died Tuesday, May 3rd at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. He was born November 27, 1942 in... continue reading

David John Pellett

1951~2022
Service: Fri, May 20 5:30 pm
Visitation Services for David John Pellett, 70, Lawrence, will be from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Friday May 20 at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. David passed away Monday, May 2, 2022, at St. Luke’s Hospice House... continue reading

Lucas Henry Mehl

1993 - 2022
A Tribute to Lucas Henry Mehl 3-23-93 4-27-22 While there are no words to express our unimaginable pain with the loss of our son and brother we’d like to share a few thoughts, memories,... continue reading

Maurice Dale Merryman Jr.

1957~2022
Service: Fri, May 6 11:00 am
Graveside services for Maurice Dale Merryman, Jr, 64, Lawrence, will be 11 am, Friday, May 6, 2022, at Memorial Park Cemetery. He died April 28, 2022, in Lawrence. continue reading

Sondra Sue Pence

1940~2022
Sondra Anderson Pence died peacefully Friday, April 29th, 2022, at Presbyterian Manor in Lawrence, Kansas. She was born May 21st, 1940, in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Paul and Frances (Hahn) Anderson.  She graduated from Osage City... continue reading

Ruth Marie (Wall) Bell

1919~2022
Services for Ruth Marie (Wall) Bell, 103, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. She died April 27, 2022. continue reading

Lois (Vearl) Stephenson Niehaus-Wrightsman

1934~2022
Lois (Vearl) Stephenson Niehaus-Wrightsman passed away Mon. April 25, 2022 in Arab, Alabama after a long illness. Service dates are pending and will be announced in June. She was born on Feb. 17, 1934 in... continue reading

Linda Kay Wymore

1951 - 2022
Service: Sun, May 1 2:00 pm
Memorial services for Linda Kay Wymore, 70, Lawrence, will be at 2 pm Sunday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory, with Chaplain Paul Reed officiating. A visitation will be held from 1 pm until... continue reading

John C. “J.C” Gilroy

1958 - 2022
Service: Thu, May 12 6:00 pm
J.C. Gilroy, 64, of Lawrence, passed away unexpectedly Friday, April 22, 2022, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. He grew up in Eudora and graduated from Eudora High School. After graduating from high school, he worked... continue reading

Carol C. Jeffries

No public services are planned at this time for Carol C. Jeffries, 79, rural Lawrence, who passed away unexpectedly on Friday, April 22, 2022, at her home. Carol worked at the University of Kansas... continue reading

Jack Virtue

1938 - 2022
Service: Sat, Apr 30 11:00 am
Funeral services for Jack Virtue, 84, Eudora, KS, will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 30, 2022, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Visitation will be at 10:00 a.m. A private burial will take place at... continue reading

Ryan Matthew Romero

1982~2022
Service: Sun, Apr 24 2:00 pm
A Celebration of Life for Ryan Matthew Romero, 39, of Oskaloosa, will be Sunday April 24, at 2 p.m. at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Ryan went to be with the Angels on April 18th at... continue reading

John Franklin Barnes

1963~2022
Service: Sat, May 28 5:00 pm
A Visitation for John Franklin Barnes, 58, Pomona, will be 6-7:30 pm, Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at Rumsey-Host Funeral Home. He died April 18, 2022, at LMH Health.   A Celebration of Life will... continue reading

Eva Pearl Warson

1940~2022
Memorial Services for Eva Pearl Warson, 81, Pomona, are pending and will be announced at a later date. She died April 17, 2022, at LMH Health. continue reading

Bounthanh Phommathirath

1948 - 2022
Bounthanh Phommathirath passed away Sunday, April 17, 2022, at his home. He was born August 25, 1948, in Khong, Laos. continue reading

Arlene M. Edmonds

1927~2022
Arlene Edmonds, 94, passed away peacefully, Friday, April 15, 2022. Ms. Edmonds was born July 7, 1927 the daughter of Raymond (Pete) and Bonnie (Miller) Ready in Winchester Kansas. Graduated Winchester High School in... continue reading

Michael Clinton Pfeifer II

1964~2022
Service: Sat, Apr 30 3:00 pm
Memorial services for Michael Clinton Pfeifer II, 57, Lawrence, will be 3 pm, Saturday, April 30, 2022, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. He died April 15, 2022, at his home. continue reading