Obituaries

Romaine Douglas Taylor

1932-2017
Romaine Douglas Taylor, 85, died June 25, 2017 in Lawrence. A private burial has been conducted in the green section of Oak Hill Cemetery. Romaine was born January 20, 1932 to Murl E. Douglas... continue reading

Bo Matthew Hopson

A Celebration of Bo’s life will be held on July 15, 2017, from 5-10 pm at Fall Leaf Farms, in the Fall Leaf area north of Eudora. Graveside memorial services will be held at... continue reading

Bahman Pakravan

1955-2017
Mr. Pakravan died Friday, June 23, 2017, at Pioneer Ridge Nursing Center. He was born August 11, 1955 in Tehran, Iran, the son of Akbar and Zehra Pakravan. He has lived in Lawrence since... continue reading

Gene A. Mullin Jr.

Services for Gene A. Mullin Jr., 50, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Gene died Friday, June 23, 2017, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. continue reading

Michael Frances Paver

1949~2017
Michael Paver passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Providence Medical Center. He was born January 16, 1949 in Kansas City, MO son of Jennie F. & Michael M. Paver.  He graduated from Washington... continue reading

Samuel F. ‘Sam’ Crawford Sr.

Memorial services for Sam Crawford Sr., 90, Eudora, will be at 10 am Monday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, with the Rev. Glenn Weld officiating, Inurnment will follow at Eudora City Cemetery. Mr. Crawford died... continue reading

Allan Conrad Pippert

1951~2017
Allan Conrad Pippert, 65, passed away Monday, June 19, 2017 at Aldersgate Village in Topeka, Kansas after a brief, but valiant battle under hospice care. He was born at Lawrence Memorial Hospital during the ‘51... continue reading

Mary Lou Vaughan

1946-2017
Memorial services for Mary Lou Vaughan, 71, Lawrence, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the First United Methodist Church in Lawrence. Mrs. Vaughan died June 19, 2017, at her home. Mary was the fourth... continue reading

Beverly A. Gist

1943 ~ 2017
Funeral service for Beverly A. Gist, 74, Lawrence, will be 10 am Friday, June 23, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. Reverend William A. Dulin will officiate. Mrs. Gist... continue reading

Mary E. Wilson

1955 ~ 2017
Funeral service for Mary E. Wilson, 62, Perry, will be 10 am. Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Cross Roads Cowboy Church, Perry, KS. Burial will follow at Buster Cemetery. Pastor Terry Newell will officiate.... continue reading

Mary Alice Patterson

1922-2017
Graveside services for Mary Alice Patterson, 94, Lawrence, will be at 2 pm Monday at Oak Hill Cemetery, with Pastor Gary Myer officiating. Mrs. Patterson died Monday, June 12, 2017, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.... continue reading

Georgia Lee Thomas

1933~2017
Funeral services for Georgia Lee (Bailey) Thomas, 84, Lawrence, will be 11 am, Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Vinland United Methodist Church, Baldwin City, KS. Visitation from 6 to 7pm Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral... continue reading

Douglas Brent Nairn

1952~2017
Memorial services for Douglas Brent (Doug) Nairn, 65, Lawrence, will be 11 am, Saturday, June 17, 2017, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.  Inurnment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. Doug died Saturday, June 10, 2017,... continue reading

R. Mabel Heinrich Hagerman

1920 ~ 2017
Funeral Mass for R. Mabel Heinrich Hagerman, 97, Lawrence, will be at 2:30 pm Monday at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, with Fr. Mick Mulvany officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence, Kansas.... continue reading

Darrel A. Walton Jr.

1937-2017
Private family services for Darrel A. Walton Jr., 79, Topeka, will take place at a later date. He died June 8, 2017, at Midland Care Hospice, Topeka, KS. continue reading

Dr. Robert “Bob” Cobb

1925-2017
Dr. Robert “Bob” Cobb died June 7th, 2017, at KU Medical Center. He was born August 22, 1925, in Ashdown, Arkansas, son of Ruth Cowling Cobb and Grover Cobb. He graduated from Baylor University and... continue reading

Charles E. Wintermantel

1939 ~ 2017
Charles Elmer Wintermantel died on June 7th after a prolonged and frustrating battle with COPD. Born on March 26, 1939 in Lawrence, KS, the son of Elmer J. and Dorothy Marie Breithaupt Wintermantel. He... continue reading

Beverly Mae Bennett

1938 ~ 2017
A celebration of life for Beverly Mae Bennett, 78, Lawrence, will be 1:00 pm. Saturday, June 10th at 1013 E 1256 Rd. She was born 19 December 1938 to Roy Gerald and Wanda Roselee (Dayton)... continue reading

Reba Ray Baker

1929-2017
Graveside services for Reba Ray Baker, 88, Lawrence, will be 11 am Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at Oak Hill Cemetery. She died Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Reba was born February... continue reading

Olga E. “Kay” Kennedy

1925-2017
Arrangements for Olga E. “Kay” Kennedy, 92, Lawrence, are pending at this time. Ms. Kennedy died Thursday, June 1, 2017 at her home. continue reading