Obituaries

William Washington “Bill” Huckabey

1955~2019
Service: Tue, Jul 23 12:00 am
Funeral services for Bill, 63, Platte City, MO, will be 12 pm, Tuesday July 23, 2019, at First Pentecostal Church of Kansas City, 14800 NW Tiffany Park Rd. Kansas City MO, 64153. A visitation... continue reading

Kenneth Alan ‘Kenny’ Owens Jr.

No public services are planned for Kenneth Alan ‘Kenny’ Owens Jr., 35, Lawrence, who passed away Friday, July 19, 2019, at his home. He was born March 5, 1984, in Camp Lejeune, N.C., the... continue reading

Robert J. ‘Bob’ Mowery

1940 - 2019
Service: Thu, Jul 25 4:00 pm
A memorial visitation for Robert J. ‘Bob’ Mowery, 79, rural Lawrence, will be held Thursday July 25, 2019, from 4 to 6 pm at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Bob died Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at... continue reading

Benjamin J. ‘BJ’ Manspeaker

1974 - 2019
A Celebration of Life for Benjamin J. ‘BJ’ Manspeaker, 44, Lawrence, will be at 2:00 pm Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory, with Chad Manspeaker officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date... continue reading

Phyllis Jean Williams

1941~2019
Phyllis Jean Williams died July 15, 2019 in her home. She was born June 24, 1941 the daughter of Ray and Ora Allen. Phyllis was a registered nurse for forty years in various hospitals... continue reading

Suzette Ann Kugler

1936~2019
Private family services for Suzette Ann Kugler, 72, Lawrence, will take place at a later date. She died unexpectedly at her home on July 10, 2019. Suzette was born July 14, 1946, in Halstead,... continue reading

Conrad (Connie) J. Braun, Jr.

1932~2019
Conrad (Connie) J. Braun, Jr. passed away unexpectedly at the KU Medical Center on July 12, 2019. He was born on January 8, 1932, in Kansas City, Kansas, as the son of Conrad and... continue reading

Anna (Turko) Slemmer

1937-2019
Service: Sat, Aug 24 3:00 pm
Anna (Turko) Slemmer of Lawrence, Kansas passed away on Monday, June 17, 2019 in her home with family by her side. Anna was born on April 16, 1937 in Poland to Peter and Julia... continue reading

Willard Lynn Watney

1948~2019
Willard Lynn Watney, 71, passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at home in the loving arms of his wife. For almost three years, Lynn retained his “zest for life” in spite of the... continue reading

Jamie Leigh Bennett

1990 - 2019
Service: Fri, Jul 12 4:00 pm
Jamie Leigh Bennett, 29, of Lawrence passed away on July 7, 2019. She is survived by her parents Mike and Salena (Patterson) Gillam and Marl Lynn Bennett, sisters Kayla Bennett and Danielle Gillam, maternal... continue reading

Patricia Ann (Pollock) Young

1920 ~ 2019
Service: Sat, Jul 20 2:00 pm
Patricia A. (Pollock) Young was born 12/6/1920 in Oakland CA but lived her life in KS. She passed away July 8, 2019 at Brookside Retirement Community in Overbrook KS. Pat was preceded in death... continue reading

J. Robert “Bob” Harper

1943~2019
J. Robert “Bob” Harper died peacefully at home with his family at his side on July 4, 2019. Bob was born on February 19, 1943 in Mineral Wells TX to Marguerite and James G.... continue reading

Carolyn J. Stauffer

1948 - 2019
Carolyn went to be with her heavenly father Wednesday July 3, 2019. She was born to the late John Foster and Iola Miller Foster on March 29, 1948 in Lawrence, Kansas. She was the... continue reading

Orval Walter Howell Jr.

1955~2019
Service: Fri, Jul 5 10:00 am
Orval Howell (Jr), age 63, went to be with his Lord on July 2, 2019. He died peacefully at his home with his wife by his side. Orval is survived by his wife, Dee... continue reading

Richard W. ‘Dick’ Hack

1926 - 2019
Service: Tue, Jul 2 10:00 am
Richard was born May 13, 1926, the son of Henrietta Marie Nieder and Theodore Henry Hack. He was a lifelong resident of Lawrence and only moved twice. He graduated from Liberty Memorial High School... continue reading

Carroll Fredrick Ottinger

1928-2019
Service: Sat, Jun 29 11:00 am
Funeral services for Carroll Fredrick Ottinger, 91, Lawrence, will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory. Cremation will follow the service. Mr. Ottinger died Monday, June 24, 2019, at LMH Health.... continue reading

Ronda June North Juoni

1944~2019
Service: Fri, Jun 21 1:00 pm
A visitation for Ronda June (North) Juoni will be held at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. June 21, 2019. Ronda will be laid to rest at Colyer Cemetery. Mrs. Juoni died... continue reading

Arlo E. Thiry

1927~2019
Service: Fri, Jun 21 3:00 pm
Graveside services for Arlo E. Thiry, 92, Mc Louth, will be 3 pm, Friday June 21, 2019, at Hubble Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie. He died Tuesday June 18, 2019, at his home. Born and raised... continue reading

Nina Ann Murray

1943-2019
Service: Thu, Jun 20 11:00 am
Graveside services for Nina Ann Murray, 76, Lawrence, will be 11am Thursday at Memorial Park Cemetery. Ms. Murray died June 10, 2019 at LMH Health. She was born May 14, 1943, in Larned, the... continue reading

Frances W. Jordan

1922-2019
Service: Tue, Jul 2 2:00 pm
Frances W. Jordan, 96, of Lawrence, died Friday, June 14, 2019, at the Windsor of Lawrence. A gathering in her memory is planned for Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at 2:00pm in her daughter’s home.... continue reading