Obituaries

Genevieve (Jan) McCartney

1956~2020
Memorial services for Genevieve (Jan) McCartney, 64, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced at a later date. Jan died Sunday, December 20, 2020, at her home in Lawrence, Kansas. She was born on... continue reading

Murphy Ray Sr.

1964~2020
Service: Mon, Dec 28 11:00 am
Graveside services for Murphy Ray Sr., 56, Lawrence, will be 11 am, Monday, December 28, 2020, at Memorial Park Cemetery. He can be viewed Sunday, December 27, from 8am-8pm at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. He... continue reading

Darlene Marian Lisher

1949~2020
Services for Darlene Marian Lisher, 71, Kansas City, KS, will take place at a later date and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. She died December 19, 2020. continue reading

Bethany “Betty” Louise Neuenswander Oehlert Bidinger

1931-2020
Service: Sat, Dec 19 2:00 pm
Known by many, her names were many: Honey, Mom, Grandma, Great-grandma, Sis, Betsy, Aunt Betty, Aunt Betsy, Betty O, and Betty B, just for a few. She loved family gatherings – whether it was... continue reading

Jesse “John” Nunez

1945-2020
Jesse John Nunez, 75, passed away on December 14, 2020 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born March 27, 1945 to Pablo and Mary (Garcia) Nunez. The oldest of six... continue reading

Norma C. Ochs

Norma Christine Ochs, 93, of Fernandina Beach, FL and Lawrence, KS, passed away in Fernandina Beach on December 11-just three days before her 94th birthday. She was born in Eureka, KS on December 14,... continue reading

Donald Eugene Hemelrick

1956-2020
Arrangements for Donald Eugene Hemelrick, 64, Mayetta, are pending at this time. Mr. Hemelrick died December 11, 2020, at his home. continue reading

Peter “Pete” Paul Jaimez

1946-2020
Graveside services for Pete Jaimez, 74, Lawrence, will be private at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Lawrence. Friends may call from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Pete passed away peacefully... continue reading

Martha Ann Cares

1936 - 2020
Graveside services for Martha Ann Cares, 84, Eudora, formerly of Lawrence, will be at 10 am Friday at Memorial Park Cemetery, with Randy Watson officiating. Social distancing and masking will be observed. Martha died... continue reading

Norma Marion Lynch Babbitt

1922-2020
Norma Marion Lynch Babbitt, 98, died Friday, December 11, 2020 at her home. She was born on November 4, 1922 in rural Douglas County, KS, the second child and only daughter to Albert and... continue reading

Hayden Keith Smith

1928~2020
Hayden K. Smith passed peacefully on Thursday, December 10, 2020. He was born in Osage County, Kansas April 28, 1928, the son of Virgil and Florence Smith. He was raised on a farm near... continue reading

Joshua Charles Ivan Wiggins

1981~2020
Memorial Services for Joshua Charles Ivan Wiggins, 39, Lawrence, will take place at a later date and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. He died December 9, 2020, at LMH Health. continue reading

James B. Doss

No public services are planned at this time for James B. Doss, 73, Lawrence, who passed away Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, at his home. Survivors include his wife, Vickie Frazier Doss, of the home.... continue reading

Theo Mae Westlund Penny

1931 - 2020
Theo Mae Westlund Penny was born on November 4, 1931 in Topeka, KS and left this Earth peacefully in her sleep, on December 6, 2020 from The Windsor of Lawrence, KS. Growing up in... continue reading

Dorothy J. Schaake

1937 - 2020
Graveside services for Dorothy J. Schaake, 83, Lawrence, will be at 10 am Monday at Oak Hill Cemetery, with Pastor Jeni Anderson officiating. Masking and social distancing will be observed. Dorothy passed away Monday,... continue reading

Ronald J. Armstrong

1948 - 2020
Ronald J. “Big Ron” or “Muffley” Armstrong, age 72, passed suddenly in his sleep on Monday, November 30, 2020 at his home in Lawrence, KS. Ron was born on January 26, 1948 in Coffeyville,... continue reading

Michael Max Bush

1952-2020
Mike was born in Emporia, Kansas to Russell Dick and Thelma June (Cornwell) Bush. He would be the first to tell you that he did not have the best or easiest childhood. He quickly... continue reading

Merl Marie Childers

1936-2020
Service: Sat, Dec 19 11:00 am
The services for Merl Marie Childers (Rousseau), 84, Lawrence, have been postponed indefinitely and will be announced at a later date. Merl died peacefully on November 26, 2020 at Rolling Hills Health Center in... continue reading

Edward G. Collister Jr.

1939 - 2020
EDWARD G. COLLISTER, JR, passed away December 1, 2020 at his home in Lawrence, Kansas, surrounded by family. Ed was born October 8, 1939, in Islip, New York to E. Gordon Collister and Dorothy... continue reading

Nyle R. Wiggins

1941 - 2020
Nyle Ray Wiggins passed away at Lawrence Memorial Hospital with his wife at his side. He was born January 21, 1941 in Modesto, CA to Gladys Lorene (Huff) Wiggins and Chesley Alfred Wiggins. The... continue reading