Obituaries

Timothy James ‘Tim’ Birdsill

1955 - 2020
Timothy James ‘Tim’ Birdsill passed away in the early morning hours of Jan. 21, 2020, surrounded both physically and spiritually by family at the home of his sister, Chris, in Lawrence, KS. Tim was... continue reading

Henry Manfred Rylko

1946~2020
Service: Sat, Jan 25 11:00 am
Services for Henry Manfred Rylko, 73, of Lawrence, will be at 11 am, Saturday January 25, 2020 at St. John The Evangelist Catholic Church. Henry passed away peacefully Sunday evening, surrounded by loved ones.... continue reading

Elaine Marie Wainscott

1947 ~ 2020
Elaine Marie Wainscott passed away in her sleep on January 18, 2020, in Lawrence, Kansas. Elaine was 72 years old, though she loved to tell people that she was only 29 (which did make... continue reading

Lavoy Eugene “Gene” Bailey

1941-2020
Service: Thu, Jan 16 2:00 pm
Funeral services for Lavoy Eugene “Gene” Bailey, 78, Eudora, will be at 2 pm Thursday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Bailey died January 10, 2020, at LMH... continue reading

John Chester Pelsor

1926-2020
Arrangements for John Chester Pelsor, 93, Lawrence, are pending at this time. Mr. Pelsor died January 8, 2020, at his home. continue reading

Nancy Jane Winn

1929 - 2020
No services are planned for Nancy Jane Winn, Ph.D., 90, Lawrence, who passed away Monday, January 6, 2020, at Brandon Woods at Alvamar, where she had resided for many years. She was born November... continue reading

Robert J. ‘Bob’ Anderson

1943 - 2020
Robert J. ‘Bob’ Anderson, age 76 of Lawrence, died Saturday, January 4th at Olathe Hospice House. He was born December 31, 1943 in Springfield, Ohio the son of Joseph and Mary (Little) Anderson. Bob,... continue reading

Gary D. Hale

1936 - 2020
Service: Fri, Jan 10 2:00 pm
Gary Hale passed away on January 3, 2020, at LMH Health in Lawrence Kansas. He was 83 years old. Gary was born April 14, 1936, in Concordia, KS, to Fred Hale and June (Shively)... continue reading

Esther Talley Tucker

1936 ~ 2020
Esther Talley Tucker, age 83, passed away January 3, 2020. She was born July 6, 1936, in Overbrook, Kansas, to Herschel and Pearle Talley. She married the love of her life, Charles (Lewie) Tucker,... continue reading

Geraldine Marie Curran

1943~2019
No Services are planned at this time for Geraldine Marie Curran, 76, Lawrence. She died Tuesday, December 31, 2019, at LMH Health. continue reading

Charles William “Charlie” Gray

1937-2019
Service: Wed, Jan 8 5:00 pm
Charles William “Charlie” Gray, 82, Lawrence, passed away December 25, 2019, at Pioneer Ridge Rapid Recovery. A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, 1/8/20 from 5-7pm at Pioneer Ridge Independent Living, 1000... continue reading

Joseph A. A. Curran

1939~2019
No Services are planned at this time for Joseph A. A. Curran, 80, Lawrence. He died Saturday, December 28, 2019, at his home. continue reading

Perry Allen Reynolds

1934~2019
No Services are planned for Perry Allen Reynolds, Lawrence. Perry Allen Reynolds, 85, died on Sunday, December 29, 2019, at Brandon Woods at Alvamar in Lawrence, KS. The youngest of 13 children, he is... continue reading

Romana Boniecka

1931~2019
Roma Boniecka died on December 27, 2019 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, after struggling with serious ailments for the past several years. She was 88. Roma was born on May 6,1931, in Tomaszow Mazowiecki, Poland,... continue reading

John M. Schlicher

1957~2019
Service: Thu, Jan 3 2:30 pm
Graveside inurnment for John M. Schlicher, 62, Lawrence, will be 2:30 pm, Friday, January 3, 2020, at Memorial Park Cemetery. He passed away December 27, 2019, at the University of Kansas Medical Center after... continue reading

Claire Alma (Strang) Hughes

1926~2019
Service: Thu, Jan 2 2:00 pm
Claire Alma (STRANG) Hughes, age 93, died on Dec. 26, 2019, in Lawrence, Kansas. Born in Duluth, Minnesota, the second of four children, Claire had a love of music at an early age, playing... continue reading

C. Roger Allen, Jr

1923 ~ 2019
Service: Sat, Feb 8 4:00 pm
Roger passed away December 26th. 2019. He willed his body to KU Medical school for research. Celebration of life for Roger will be held at the Eldridge Hotel, 701 Massachusetts, Lawrence Kansas, February 8th,... continue reading

Charles William “Charlie” Gray

1937-2019
Arrangements for Charles William “Charlie” Gray, 82, Lawrence, are pending at this time. Mr. Gray died Wednesday, December 25, 2019, at Pioneer Ridge Rapid Recovery in Lawrence. continue reading

Janet Hamilton Newton

1955 - 2019
Service: Sat, Jan 18 2:00 pm
Janet Hamilton Newton, 64, Lawrence, died early Christmas morning of complications from pancreatic cancer. Born May 1, 1955, she was the third child of Glenn and Irene Wall Hamilton and raised on a farm... continue reading

Yolanda Jo (YoYo) Bratcher

1950~2019
Service: Mon, Dec 30 3:00 pm
Services for Yolanda Jo Bratcher “YoYo”, 69, of Grandview, Mo formerly of Iola, Kansas, will be at First Pentecostal Church of KC. YoYo passed away on Monday, December 23, 2019, at St. Luke’s East... continue reading