Obituaries

Robert Gideon Carlson

1938-2020
Arrangements for Robert Gideon Carlson, 82, Lawrence, are pending at this time. Mr. Carlson died November 26, 2020, at LMH Health. continue reading

Kenneth Smith

Arrangements for Kenneth Smith, 78, Lawrence, are pending. Mr. Smith died Saturday, November 21, 2020, at LMH Health. continue reading

Erma M. Fisher

1934 - 2020
Service: Mon, Nov 30 1:00 pm
Graveside services for Erma M. Fisher, 85, Lawrence, will be at 1 pm Monday at Memorial Park Cemetery, with the Rev. Valerie Miller-Coleman officiating. Social distancing and masking will be observed. Mrs. Fisher died... continue reading

David Lee Hodges

1961 ~ 2020
David Lee Hodges of Lawrence, Kansas, passed away on November 20, 2020.  David was born in Lawrence, as was his father and his father’s father. His dad Glenn now resides in Lumberton, Texas, with his... continue reading

Robert (Bob) Nelson

1941 ~ 2020
Robert (Bob) Nelson, 79, retired US Navy Chief Petty Officer (AKC), reported for his final duty assignment on November 20, 2020. Although his commitment to his country was of great importance, nothing was more... continue reading

Gary Lee Aldridge

1950 - 2020
Service: Fri, Nov 27 10:00 am
Graveside services for Gary Lee Aldridge, 70, Lawrence, will be held privately at 10am Friday, November 27th, 2020, at Union Cemetery in Baldwin City, KS. The service will be streamed live on the Facebook... continue reading

Rex Duane Slankard

1935~2020
Service: Sat, Nov 28 11:00 am
Rex D. Slankard, “Pa”, was received into heaven on November 20, 2020 at the age of 85 surrounded by family at home. His death was six weeks after receiving the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.... continue reading

Michelle Elizabeth Pavlicek

1955~2020
It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn the passing of Michelle Elizabeth Pavlicek of Lawrence, KS on November 19, 2020 at the age of 65 years. Michelle was born October... continue reading

Richard Paul ‘Dick’ Ashcraft

1935 - 2020
Richard Paul Ashcraft, Lawrence, KS, was born March 27, 1935 in Ness City, Kansas to Cloyd Pennington and Ruby Owens Pennington. As a toddler, Dick’s father died and he was adopted by Willard Lee... continue reading

Rita Jean Renfrow

1946-2020
Service: Sat, Dec 5 2:00 pm
Services for Rita Jean Kingsbury Renfrow, 73, Lawrence, will be 2pm Saturday, December 5th, streamed live on the Facebook page of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory. Attendance at the funeral home will be private.... continue reading

Mary Merlene Ridgeway Patchen Avery

1926 - 2020
Private family graveside services for Mary Merlene Ridgeway Patchen Avery, 94, Lawrence, are planned. Merlene passed peacefully on Saturday, November 14, 2020, with family at her side. She was born September 14, 1926, in... continue reading

Alfred Nelson Wingert

1942~2020
Graveside inurnment for Alfred N. Wingert, 78, Lawrence, will take place at a later date and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Mr. Alfred N Wingert passed away on Sunday, November 15th, 2020,... continue reading

Lucile Eisele

1930~2020
Service: Sat, Nov 21 10:00 am
Services for Lucile Eisele, 89, Deltona, Florida will be at 10 AM Saturday at the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Eudora Cemetery. Lucile Eisele died Friday, November 13, 2020 at the... continue reading

C. Richard “Dick” Robins

1928-2020
C. Richard (Dick) Robins was born 25 November, 1928, in Harrisburg, PA, the third and last child of Helen Ayers Robins and Claude Revere Robins. He died peacefully on 12 November 2020 of natural... continue reading

Valerie Suzette Fittell

1954~2020
No services are planned for Valerie Suzette Fittell, 66, Lawrence. She passed away painlessly of natural causes, surrounded by her family on November 13, 2020. continue reading

Margie Ann (Dillon) Hopkins

1937~2020
Private family graveside services will be held at Maple Grove Cemetery for Margie Ann (Dillon) Hopkins, 83, of Lawrence. Margie Ann (Dillon) Hopkins died November 13, 2020 in Lawrence, KS. She was born in... continue reading

Arlene “Naomi” Roste

1930-2020
Service: Sat, Nov 14 2:00 pm
Arlene “Naomi” Roste, age 90, resident of McIntosh Senior Living, passed away on Tuesday, November 10th, at McIntosh Senior Living. A visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a 7:00... continue reading

Eva Kay (Norton) Parkin

1933-2020
Eva Kay (Norton) Parkin, known to her family and friends as Kay, passed away on November 10, 2020. Kay was born on September 12,1933 in Norton’s Corners (Butler County), Iowa. She was the daughter... continue reading

LeMyra Joyce Allen

1939~2020
Service: Thu, Nov 12 10:30 am
LeMyra Joyce Allen, 81, passed away Saturday morning, November 7, 2020. LeMyra was born on July 22, 1939 in Junction City, Kansas to Emil and Isabelle Erichsen. She graduated from White City High School... continue reading

Gary L. Pomeroy

1952 - 2020
Gary Louis Pomeroy passed away Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in the early hours of the morning. He was born in Mesa Arizona on July 26, 1952. He was the son... continue reading