Obituaries

Antone Hackett

Services for Antone E. Hackett, 67, Baldwin City, are pending and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. He died August 15, 2018, in Colorado. rumsey-yost.com

Anne Erickson

Services for Anne Erickson, 54, Lawrence will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sat., Aug. 18th at Warren-McElwain Mortuary with a visitation beginning at 2 p.m. at the mortuary. warrenmcelwain.com.

John Forbes

Dr. John Melville Forbes, of Lexington, KY, age 81, passed away July 4, 2018. Born in Saginaw, MI on April 5, 1937, son of Andrew Watt Forbes and Henrietta McIntyre Forbes. He earned a Bachelor of Music Education from Alma College in 1959, a MA in Music Education from Central Michigan ...

Ellie LeCompte

Ellen LeCompte, 68, died August 10 at her home in Lawrence, Kansas. Born in Colorado Springs, Colorado to Oliver and Janet LeCompte, the second of six children, Ellie grew up in that city, attending local public schools and later the Colorado Springs School for Girls before transferring to the ...

Donald Muir

A visitation for Donald L. Muir, 87, Lawrence will be held from 4 - 6 p.m. Sun., Aug. 19th at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. For Don's full obituary go to warrenmcelwain.com.

Peter Sexton

Peter Minton Sexton died on August 15, 2018 at the age of 85. He resided in Baldwin City Kansas. He attend Culver Military Academy (1950) and Miami University (Ohio) (1954)He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Joan (Haskins) Sexton, brother Bill Sexton, children Peter Sexton Jr., Jennifer ...

Joseph Wolff

74, Tonganoxie,died 8/8/2018. Marine Corps Honor Ceremony 1PM Sun 8/26/18 VFW Post 9271, Tonganoxie. Memorial Team Rifle Salute, gathering & refreshments. quisenberryfh.com

Velma Jahn

Funeral services for Velma Mae Jahn, 88, Eudora, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Lawrence. Burial will follow at Eudora Cemetery. Velma passed away Sunday, August 12, 2018.Velma was born on December 29, 1929 in Newcastle, NE, the daughter of ...

David Larkins

A Celebration of Life will be held for David from 1-4 pm on Sun., Aug. 19 at Cider Gallery, Lawrence. Memorials for David to First Book (firstbook.org). Full obituary at rumsey-yost.com.

Jimmy Oroke

Jimmy L. "Jim" Oroke, 69, Lawrence, died August 8, 2018. Cremation is planned. Memorials to Prairie Park Nature Center for care of his parrot, "Gandalf". www.barnettfamilyfh.com

Virginia Williams

Virginia Ann Williams, 80, passed away peacefully on August 14, 2018.Born Virginia Ann Hampton on September 14, 1937, in Shawnee, Oklahoma, she is predeceased by her parents Ethel Maude McClurg Hampton and Matt Wilson Hampton and her brother Matt Wilson Jr. Hampton. She married the love of her ...

Betty Brack

Betty Lou Brack, 80, passed away May 25, 2018, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Lawrence, Kan. She was born August 19, 1937, at Great Bend, Kan., to Wilbur B. and Harriet W. (Dorfshaffer) Armstrong. She married C.M. Brack December 10, 1960, at Great Bend. He passed away August 17, 2008.There will ...

JoAnn Fort

JoAnn Faye Fort, 75, passed away 8/9/18. Chapel Oaks Cremation & Funeral Services is handling arrangements. See www.chapeloaksne.com for complete obituary and condolences.

Kenneth Holden

Services for Ken Holden, 90, Lawrence will be held at 2 p.m., Thurs., Aug. 16th at First Southern Baptist Church. Visit. will be from 6 - 8 p.m. Wed., Aug. 15th at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

Delbert Shankel

The memorial service for Delbert M. Shankel, who died 7/12 will be 8/18 at 4 p.m. in Woodruff Auditorium in the Kansas Union. A reception will follow in the Adams Alumni Center.

George Francis

George Francis, lifelong resident of Lawrence, Kansas and local business owner, died at the age of 90. He was best known for his store, Francis Sporting Goods which he co-owned with his father Gilbert Francis (established in 1947) and son, Jon Francis, until George's retirement in 1993.George ...

Patricia Konop

A visitation for Patricia Konop, 60, Lawrence, will be 2-4 pm, Sat. Aug. 18, 2018, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. A celebration will follow at Astro's at 5 pm. rumsey-yost.com

Constance Robinson

Memorial Services for Constance Mock Robinson, 96, Lawrence, will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 18, 2018 at First United Methodist Church. Inurnment will be at Pioneer Cemetery. Mrs. Robinson died Friday, August 3, 2018.She was born December 21, 1921, in Winston Salem, North Carolina, the ...

Beatrice Wright

Madison/Lawrence, Kansas - Beatrice Ann Wright, December 16, 1917-July 31, 2018.Beatrice A. Wright, Ph.D., played a leading role in changing social thought about the experience of people with disabilities and influenced social policy about their full inclusion into every domain of life. Her ...

Joseph Adler

Memorial services for Joseph E. Adler 58, Lawrence will be held Saturday, August 18, 2018, 10:30 AM at Memorial Park, 1517 E. 15th St, Lawrence, KS. Casual attire.Joe passed away at his home July 17, 2018. and will be remembered as a kind and loyal friend, son, brother, and with a sometimes ...