Obituaries

Georgia Lee Thomas

Services for Georgia Lee Thomas, 84, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by RumseyYost Funeral Home. She died Friday June 9, 2017, at her home. rumseyyost.com

R. Mabel Heinrich Hagerman

Arrangements for R. Mabel Heinrich Hagerman, 97, Lawrence, will be announced by RumseyYost Funeral Home. She died Friday. rumseyyost.com

Charles Elmer Wintermantel

Charles Elmer Wintermantel died on June 7th after a prolonged and frustrating battle with COPD. Born on March 26, 1939 in Lawrence, KS, the son of Elmer J. and Dorothy Marie Breithaupt Wintermantel. He was a near lifelong resident of Douglas County. His job with the DuPont Company transferred ...

Robert Paul Cobb

Arrangements for Robert Paul Cobb, 91, Lawrence, are pending. Mr. Cobb died Wed., Jun. 7, 2017, at The University of Kansas Hospital. Condolences sent at rumseyyost. com.

Brenda Spurlock

Brenda Spurlock, 71, passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2017. Her celebration of life will be held this Sunday, June 11 from 12 to 3 pm at Burcham Park Shelter (2nd & Indiana St), Lawrence, KS 66044. She is survived by her husband, Jerry Spurlock, three daughters, DeeAnn, Danette, and Dana, and ...

Albert Allen Davis

Services are pending for Albert A. Davis, 62, Lawrence and will be announced by WarrenMcElwain Mortuary. Albert passed away Tues., June 6, 2017 at LMH. warrenmcelwain.com.

Charles E Wintermantel

Services for Charles E. Wintermantel, 78, Baldwin, are pending and will be announced by RumseyYost Funeral Home. He died Wednesday, at his home. rumseyyost. com

Monti Marie Rosencrantz

Montie Marie Rosencrantz, 90 peacefully passed away June 6, 2017 at home in Westwood, KS surrounded by her family. She was born September 21, 1926 in Eureka, Kansas the daughter of Henry Emmett and Sarah Ruth (Hughes) Brunson. She graduated from Leon, KS High School and attended JUCO in ...

Elizabeth Mathis

Elizabeth (Beth) A. Mathis died Monday May 29, 2017 at home. A memorial service will be held 1030 a.m. Saturday June 10 at First Baptist Church, 1440 Kasold Dr. Lawrence, KS.

Gary Lee Watson

Gary Lee Watson of Lawrence, Kansas passed away peacefully Sunday, June 4, 2017 with his wife of 59 years at his side. Gary was born September 15, 1935 in Cuba, KS to Reverend Lawrence Dean Watson and Wavey Dean (Carpenter) Watson. Gary met and later married the love of his life Bertha Mae ...

Margaret Austin Williams

Memorial services for Margaret Austin Williams, 65, Lawrence will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Holcom Park in Lawrence. She passed away Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at her home, while on Vitas Hospice. She was born May 30, 1952 in Lawrence, KS the daughter of Robert Austin, Sr. and ...

Beverly Mae Bennett

A celebration of life for Beverly Mae Bennett, 78, Lawrence, will be 1:00 pm. Saturday, June 10th at 1013 E 1256 Rd. She died June 5, in Baldwin City. Beverly is survived by her daughter Teresa Butell and husband Brad. Four grandchildren, Lucas Charles Straub, Nathaniel Dean Straub, Alexandria ...

Gary Lee Watson

Services are pending for Gary Lee Watson, 81, Lawrence and will be announced by WarrenMcElwain Mortuary. Gary passed away Sunday, June 4, 2017 at his home. warrenmcelwain.com.

Margaret Austin Williams

Services are pending for Margaret A. Williams, 65, Lawrence and will be announced by WarrenMcElwain Mortuary. She passed away Tuesday, June 6th at her home. warrenmcelwain.com.

Beverly Mae Bennett

A celebration of life for Beverly Mae Bennett, 78, Lawrence, will be 1:00 pm. Saturday, May 10th at 1013 E 1256 Rd, Lawrence. She died Monday. rumseyyost.com

Jason Smith

Jason Lee Smith, 43, Olathe, passed away Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Jason was born August 4, 1973, in Topeka the son of Harold “Hal” and Deborah “Debi” Atteberry Smith. He was a 1991 graduate of Washburn Rural High School. It was during his time in high school that he first volunteered at ...

Roland Howard Thornburg

Roland Howard Thornburg passed peacefully after a short illness on April 14th in Collier Hospice, Wheat Ridge, CO. Roland, also known as Thorny, was born in Johnstown, Colorado on July 11th to Maude and Clem Thornburg. Roland leaves behind a daughter, Janet, two Grandchildren, Douglas and ...

Dale Bowin

died Nov. 11, 2016. Memorial service for former Lawrence resident Dale Bowlin will take place at Lebo Methodist Church at 1:00 on June 10th.

Leo Edward O’Keefe, Jr.

Services for Leo, 72, Lecompton will be held 3 p.m. Fri., June 9th at WarrenMcElwain Mortuary. VISO will begin at 1 p.m. prior to the service. For Leo's full obituary go to warrenmcelwain.com.

Olga E Kennedy

Olga E. “Kay” Kennedy, 92, Lawrence, died Thursday, June 1, 2017, at her home. She was born January 15, 1925, in Macomb, Illinois, to Vilas Guy Kennedy and Orma Post Kennedy Carlin. She attended school at Macomb Public School and Western Academy. She earned a BA in Education in 1946 at ...