Obituaries

Glenn D. Breithaupt

Funeral services for Glenn D. Breithaupt, 78, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Glenn died Thursday, April 27, 2017, at Brandon Woods at Alvamar, surrounded by his loving family.... continue reading

Daniel Francis Merriam

Arrangements for Daniel Francis Merriam, 90, Lawrence, will announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. He died Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at his home. continue reading

Joel Dean Fritzel

Arrangements for Joel Dean Fritzel, 73, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Mr. Fritzel died Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at Baldwin Healthcare & Rehab. continue reading

Herman Wesley Cox

Visitation services for Herman Wesley Cox, 89, of rural Lawrence, will be held on Sunday, April 30, 2017, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home from 4 pm to 6 pm. Funeral services will be held at... continue reading

Virginia Carter Weldon

1949-2017
Virginia Carter Weldon, 67, died early Saturday morning, April 15, 2017 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Virginia was a distinguished member of the first student body to attend Nova High School in Davie, FL, which... continue reading

George M. (Sonny) Faler

Graveside services for George M. (Sonny) Faler, 84, Lawrence, will be 11 am, Monday, at Oak Hill Cemetery. A visitation will be Sunday from 5-6 pm at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. He died Wednesday, April... continue reading

Kathy Elaine Perkins

1940-2017
Funeral services for Kathy Elaine Perkins, 77, Kansas City, MO, will be 2 pm, Thursday April 20, 2017, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana St. Lawrence, KS 66044. Burial will be Saturday, April 22,... continue reading

Lynne W. Miller

1950-2017
Arrangements for Lynne W. Miller, 66, Lawrence, are pending at this time. Mrs. Miller died Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at her home. continue reading

Nebe Smart

1929-2017
Funeral services for Nebe B. Smart, 87, Lawrence, will be 3 pm, Friday, April 21, 2017, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill cemetery. He died Monday, April 17, 2017, at... continue reading

Dorothy May Davis

Funeral services for Dorothy May Davis, 76, rural Lawrence, will be at 2 pm Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, with Pastor Scott Berry officiating. Graveside services will be held on Friday at 2 pm... continue reading

Elroy Washington

1915-2017
Funeral services with military honors for Elroy Washington, 101, Lawrence will be 9 am, Friday, April 21, 2017, at St. Luke A.M.E. Church, 900 New York Street, Lawrence, KS 66044. Burial will follow at... continue reading

William Berry “Bill” Commings

1943-2017
A viewing for William Berry “Uncle Bill” Commings, 73, will be held from 4-6PM, Saturday April 22, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be on Sunday at the family cemetery on Prairie Lovesong Farm... continue reading

Elizabeth (Bette) M. Lukens

1922-2017
Elizabeth (Bette) Lukens was born Jan. 19, 1922, in Valley Falls, KS. Her parents were Bess Edmonds McLeod and Fred McLeod. She had two sisters, Martha Shultz and Mary Poole. She met the love... continue reading

George Melvin McClanahan

1964 ~ 2017
George M. McClanahan, 52, Lawrence, died Thursday, Apr. 13, 2017, at his home. He was cremated and will be inurned at Oak Hill Cemetery. continue reading

Barbara Jo Willits

1940-2017
Graveside services for Barbara Jo Willits, 76, Lawrence, will be 2:30pm Saturday, April 15th at McLouth Cemetery. Mrs. Willits died Wednesday April 12th at her home. She was born April 26, 1940, in Tonganoxie,... continue reading

Marion Alberta Thornton

Funeral services for Marion Alberta Thornton, 101, Lawrence, will be at 2 pm Thursday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. The casket will remain closed. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Thornton died Friday,... continue reading

Anna Dell Davidson

1941-2017
Services for Anna Dell Davidson, 75, of Lawrence, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Anna Dell Davidson passed away on Friday, April... continue reading

Ruth Ann Beebe

1954-2017
Ruth Ann “Ruthie” Windheuser-Beebe of Lawrence, KS passed away April 8, 2017 at her home in Lawrence surrounded by family and with her beloved cat, My Girl, at her side. She was 62. Ruthie... continue reading

Lorenz E. Ochs

1924 ~ 2017
Lorenz E. Ochs, 92 of Lawrence, KS, passed away on April 6, 2017, beside his loving wife Norma of 69 years. He was born into a large German family with many aunts, uncles, and... continue reading

Ida Jane Newell

1926-2017
Graveside services for Ida Jane Newell, 90, Wellsville, will be 11 am, Monday, April 10, 2017, at Oak Lawn Cemetery, 13901 South Blackbob Rd, Olathe, KS 66062. She died Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at... continue reading