Obituaries

William Herman Bruening Sr.

1938~2024
William Herman Bruening, Sr passed away on March 8, 2024 at St Francis (KU Health System Campus) Hospital in Topeka, Ks. Bill was born on Oct. 16, 1938 at Los Angeles General Hospital, L.A.,... continue reading

Debra Rene Housworth

1970~2024
Service: Sun, Mar 24 1:00 pm
Mother, sister, and friend. She leaves behind son: Levi Housworth, Brothers David Housworth and Darrin Housworth, and several other family members and friends of which she held dear. She was born and raised in... continue reading

Dennis Findley

Service: Wed, Mar 27 10:00 am
Graveside services for Dennis W. Findley Sr., 79, Lawrence, will be 10am Wednesday, March 27, 2024 at Washington Creek Cemetery, Douglas County, Lawrence, Kansas 66047. Mr. Findley died March 21, 2024, in hospice care... continue reading

Donald Lee (Don) Ray

1944~2024
Service: Fri, Mar 29 1:00 pm
Graveside Services for Donald Lee Ray, 79, a longtime resident of Lawrence, will be 1 pm, Friday, March 29, 2024, at Memorial Park Cemetery. He was born June 21, 1944. Don passed peacefully at... continue reading

Joseph “Joe” M. Schmitz

1946~2024
Service: Fri, Apr 5 11:00 am
Joe passed away Tuesday March 19, 2024 in his home. Joe was born August 22, 1946 in Kansas City, Kansas to James “Bud” C. Schmitz Sr. and Pauline Withers. He started his love of... continue reading

Betty Ann Schrader

1946~2024
Betty Ann Schrader, nèe Godfrey, born January 18th, 1946, passed away at Lawrence Memorial Hospital on February 23rd, 2024 at the age of 78 from a hard-fought battle with Pancreatic Cancer. Betty was born... continue reading

Richard Lloyd Warrick

No services are planned at this time for Richard Lloyd Warrick, 83, of Lawrence. He died Monday, March 11th, 2023. A full obituary may appear here at a later time. continue reading

Beverly Ann King

1959~2024
Service: Wed, Mar 20 12:00 pm
It is with heavy hearts we share that Bev’s heroic fight against Stage IV cancer has come to a close. Beverly Ann King (Crist) passed away Saturday, March 16, 2024, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.... continue reading

Richard Andrew Salierno

Celebration of Life services for Richard Andrew Salierno, 69, of Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. He died March 14th, 2024. A full obituary will appear here at a... continue reading

Carol Virlene Ridgeway

Carol Virlene Ridgeway, 78, Lawrence, died March 15, 2024 at her home. Celebration of Life services will take place at a later date. continue reading

William “Billy Joe” Gonce

1963~2024
Service: Sat, Mar 30 2:00 pm
A Celebration of life for William (Billy) Gonce, 60, Lawrence, will be 2 pm, March 30, 2024, at Clinton Lake Outlook, 801 N 1402 Rd, Lawrence. William “Billy” Gonce passed away Tuesday, January 16th,... continue reading

Jeffery (Jeff) Paul Ridenour

1963~2024
Service: Mon, Mar 18 11:00 am
Jeffery “Jeff” Paul Ridenour, age 60 of Lawrence, passed away March 13, 2024. Jeff was born June 30, 1963 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma to parents Clarence and Janet “Yvonne” Ridenour. Jeff was a graduate of... continue reading

Steven Lee Siebuhr

Service: Fri, Mar 22 11:00 am
Services for Steven Lee Siebuhr, 61, of Kansas City, Kansas, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 22, 2024, at Arterra Event Gallery in Lawrence, KS. Burial will take place in Oak Hill... continue reading

Norma Lee Kolodziejski

Norma Lee “Dump” Kolodziejski, born on April 11, 1943, in Cumberland, Maryland, passed away on March 10, 2024, in Lawrence, Kansas, at the age of 80. Norma was a beloved mother and friend, always... continue reading

Jerry Joseph Martin

1954~2024
Private family services will take place at a later date for Jerry Joseph Martin, 69, of Salina, Kansas. He died Sunday, March 10th, 2024. continue reading

Robert (Bob) Leffler

1950~2024
Services for Robert (Bob) Leffler, 73, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. He died March 11, 2024, in Kansas City, Kansas. continue reading

Davin Gregory Kerr

2005~2024
Service: Wed, Mar 20 1:00 pm
A Visitation for Davin Kerr, 18 of Lawrence, will be from 6-8 pm, on March 19, 2024, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Graveside Inurnment will be 1 pm, Wednesday, March 20, 2024, at Oak Hill... continue reading

Shirley Ann Petersen

1948~2024
Service: Fri, Mar 15 10:00 am
Shirley Ann Petersen passed away peacefully at the age of 75 on March 9th, 2024 surrounded by her loving family. Visitation will be held at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence on Friday, March 15th,... continue reading

Brenda Kay Sweeney

1958~2024
Brenda died peacefully with her family by her side on Tuesday, March 5th, 2024, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital after battling cancer for a few short months. She was born January 22, 1958, in Lawrence,... continue reading

Elizabeth Thomas Lichtwardt

1927~2024
Elizabeth Lichtwardt passed in her sleep on March 2, 2024, at Presbyterian Manor in Lawrence, KS, where she had lived and received excellent care for almost 5 years. Elizabeth (Betty) Ann Thomas was born... continue reading