Obituaries

Gerald D. Warren

1929 - 2020
Gerald Dean Warren passed away unexpectedly at his home on July 10, 2020 in Overbrook, KS, at the age of 91. He was born June 18th of 1929, in rural Douglas County, the son... continue reading

Fern E. Johnson Henderson

1928 - 2020
Service: Sat, Jul 18 1:00 pm
A visitation for Fern E. Johnson Henderson, 92, Lawrence, will be held Saturday, July 18th from 1:00 – 2:30 pm at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Private entombment will be at a later date at Memorial... continue reading

Elizabeth Louise Ward Lutz

1954-2020
Service: Mon, Jul 13 5:00 pm
Elizabeth Louise Lutz (nee Ward) passed away of natural causes on July 6, 2020, at her home in Lawrence, Kansas. Beth, as family and friends knew her, was born on May 6, 1954 in... continue reading

Verla Mae LaRue

1928~2020
VERLA MAE LaRUE 92 Verla, the daughter Edwin and Juanita Carswell, was born March 7, 1928 in Alton, KS and passed away July 4, 2020 at Baldwin Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center. After graduating from... continue reading

Deanna Louise McWilliams

1937-2020
Deanna Louise McWilliams, 82, passed away on July 1, 2020 at her home in Lawrence, KS and finally reunited with her one true love and husband of 45 years, Terry E. McWilliams. She was... continue reading

Benjamin Kunde Levy

1987-2020
Benjamin Kunde Levy, 33, passed away on June 29, 2020, at his home in Lawrence, Kansas, after a difficult battle with cancer. Throughout his ordeal, Ben showed amazing courage and grace. He died peacefully... continue reading

Bruce Anthony Mensie

1951~2020
Private family services for Bruce Anthony Mensie, 69, Lawrence, will take place at a later date. Bruce Mensie, 69, died Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at home from cancer. He was born January 11, 1951... continue reading

Vivian Arlene Ryan

1943-2020
Service: Tue, Jun 30 6:00 pm
A visitation for Vivian Arlene Copp Ryan, 77, Lawrence, will be 6:00-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory. Ms. Ryan died Saturday, June 27, 2020, at Brandon Woods at Alvamar. She was... continue reading

Jeanine E. Lienhard

1934~2020
Service: Thu, Jul 2 10:00 am
Jeanine E. Lienhard passed away on Saturday, June 27, at home surrounded by her family. She was 85 years old. She is preceded in death by her son Eric Lienhard and grandchildren Kelsey Kivisto... continue reading

Keith Allen White

1956-2020
Service: Sun, Jun 28 2:00 pm
A memorial visitation for Dr. Keith Allen White, 64, Lawrence, will be from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Sunday, June 28, 2020 at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory. At a date to be determined, there will be... continue reading

Ruby May Puckett

1927-2020
Service: Mon, Jun 29 10:00 am
Graveside services for Ruby May Puckett, 93, Lawrence, will be 10:00 a.m. Monday at Memorial Park Cemetery. Ms. Puckett died Monday, June 22, 2020, at The Windsor of Lawrence. She was born February 27,... continue reading

Nickolus Ray Barnhill

1994~2020
Service: Wed, Jun 24 2:00 pm
Graveside services for Nickolus Ray Barnhill, 25, McLouth, will be 2pm Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at Oak Hill Cemetery. His celebration of life will begin shortly after. Nickolus passed away on Sunday June 21st,... continue reading

F. DuWayne (Pat) Patterson

1935~2020
F. DuWayne (Pat) Patterson, 84, died Sunday, June 21, 2020, at Baldwin Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, Baldwin City, KS after a short illness. He was born December 20, 1935, at Copeland, KS to Frank... continue reading

Leroy E. “Gene” Shaughnessy

1943 ~ 2020
Service: Thu, Jun 25 10:00 am
Gene Shaughnessy passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at his home. He was born November 14, 1943 at his parent’s home in Seneca, Kansas to Thomas Edward and Alice Theresa (McGreevy) Shaughnessy. He... continue reading

Thomas James (Tom) Crumet

1947~2020
Service: Mon, Jun 22 10:00 am
Thomas James (Tom) Crumet, 73, of Lawrence, KS, died June 17, 2020. Graveside service will be 10 a.m., Monday, June 22, 2020, at Underwood Cemetery in Jefferson County. Tom was born January 9, 1947... continue reading

Stephen C. Fowler

1944-2020
Stephen C. Fowler was a father, a husband, and a scientist. He died on June 15, 2020 at his home. Steve was born August 28, 1944 in Peoria, Illinois. He was the son of... continue reading

Nancy Pistorius

1952 ~ 2020
A creative, kind, courageous and beautiful woman was called home to her Father in Heaven on Saturday, June 13, 2020. Nancy Pistorius, 67, died Saturday morning, June 13, in her home in Lawrence, KS.... continue reading

Christy Lynn Miller Joyce

1968 - 2020
Christy Miller Joyce, 52, died peacefully at her home in Lawrence, Kansas, on May 27, 2020. She was raised in Kansas City, Kansas, the daughter of Harry Miller and Deanna Miller Drake, nee Williford,... continue reading

Naomi Dixie “Mema” Little

1932~2020
Service: Sat, Jun 20 11:00 am
Funeral services for Naomi Dixie Little, 88, Lawrence, will be 11 am, Saturday, June 20, 2020, at Lawrence Heights Christian Church. A visitation will begin at 10 to service time. Burial will follow at... continue reading

Evelyn Louise McCleery-Elliott

1925-2020
Service: Fri, Jun 19 2:00 pm
A graveside memorial service for Evelyn Louise McCleery-Elliott, 94, Cameron, MO, will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 19, at Oak Hill Cemetery. Mrs. McCleery-Elliott died June 5, 2020, at her home. She was born... continue reading