Obituaries

Kathryn Mueller

A memorial service celebrating Kay's life will be held at 2 p.m. Fri., April 19th at Danforth Chapel on the KU Campus. For Kay's full obituary go to warrenmcelwain.com.

Richard Wellman

Richard Wayne Wellman, 78, loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend to many, died peacefully surrounded by loved ones on April 11, 2019. Richard was born on April 11th, 1941 at St. Francis hospital in Topeka, Kansas. He grew up on a dairy farm north of Lawrence, Kansas, just off ...

Edna Copp

Services for Edna Marie Copp, 58, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. She died Friday April 12, 2019, at her home. rumsey-yost.com

George Highfill

George Benham Highfill passed away peacefully on April 2, 2019 in Overland Park, Kansas with his dear lovely wife of 69 years, Clara Mae, at his side. He was born on a farm near Potter, Kansas on April 28, 1925, the son of Ben and Mary Cleavinger Highfill. He tragically lost his younger brother ...

Edythe Willhite

Edythe Bernice (Miller) Willhite, age 54, passed away on April 7, 2019 in Lawrence, KS. She was born on November 9, 1964 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital to Roffle and Ella Miller. She was native of Lawrence KS. She graduated from Lawrence High School in 1983. She graduated from Kansas City Kansas ...

Donald Racy

Donald E. Racy (San Antonio, TX) passed 4/5/2019 at the age of 80. Don was born August 3, 1938 in West Mineral, Kansas to John & Mary Racy. The Racy family moved from West Mineral to Lawrence, Kansas in 1955. Don graduated from Lawrence High School in 1956 and then earned a bachelor's ...

Robert Cline

Robert (Bob) Cline, Tonganoxie, Rosary/visitation Friday 6-8p.m. at Quisenberry Funeral Home. Funeral 10 a.m. Saturday, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Tonganoxie.

Mildred Gibbons

has passed away on April 3rd, 2019. For full obituary please go to the following website: http://www.midwestcremationsociety.com

Betty Grund

Private family services for Betty Louise Grund, 94, Lawrence, will take place at a later date. She died Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at LMH Health. rumsey-yost.com

Carmen Reagles

Carmen Lee Reagles, 76, of Marne, IA, died Sunday, April 7, 2019, at her home.She moved to Lawrence, KS, in 1970, and was employed by Dr. Mary Boyden, Pediatric Allergist. Carmen later became Director of Nursing at Cherry Manor, and worked at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in both IV Therapy and as ...

Betty Chalender

Graveside services for Betty Chalender, 81, Baldwin City, will be 11am Mon. at Reno Cemetery. Visitation 3-4pm Sun. at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Condolences at rumsey-yost.com.

Nita Grier

Nita Brewster Grier of Lawrence, KS, formerly from Haven, KS, passed away on April 3, 2019. She was born to Fay & Ray Brewster in 1929 and had 3 siblings; Doris B. Swift (deceased), Charles Brewster (deceased), and Ina May B. Fakhoury. Nita married Paul Grier in 1951 and often said that was ...

Larry Ledbetter

Memorial services for Larry Kent Ledbetter will be at 2:30 PM Saturday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. A visitation will be held from 1 pm until service time. See full obituary at rumsey-yost.com

Donald Racy

Donald E. Racy (San Antonio, TX) passed 4/5/2019 at the age of 80. Don was born August 3, 1938 in West Mineral, Kansas to John & Mary Racy. The Racy family moved from West Mineral to Lawrence, Kansas in 1955. Don graduated from Lawrence High School in 1956 and then earned a bachelor's ...

Robert Tomasek

Robert D. Tomasek, 91, died April 7, 2019, at Presbyterian Manor in Lawrence, Kansas. He was born in Chicago on January 16, 1928, to Joseph and Louise (Pojman) Tomasek. Bob attended schools in Riverside, Illinois. He graduated from Grinnell College in 1950, majoring in history. He then went to ...

Mary Turkington

A memorial service for Mary E. Turkington, 93, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, April 13, 2019 in the Klasse Chapel at First United Methodist Church in Topeka. A visitation will be held after the service at the church. Mary died Thursday, April 4, 2019 at McCrite Plaza in Topeka. To view a ...

Thomas Edward

Thomas E Darnell, age 76 of Lawrence, KS passed away peacefully March 28, 2019 with his wife of 52 years by his side in Baldwin, Kansas. Funeral services will be 11AM, Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the First Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis, KS. Interment will follow services at Highland ...

Dakota Ellis

Dakota Kale Ellis, Salina, peacefully left this side of Heaven on April 3, 2019, at home, surrounded by family, friends, love and prayers. He quietly fought a long hard battle against cancer with quiet grace and dignity. His faith grew stronger through this trial. During this time, he was able ...

Kevin Raasch

Memorial services for Kevin Brioady Raasch, 53, Lawrence, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Kevin died Sunday, April 7, 2019 in Baldwin City, KS.Kevin was born July 20, 1965 in Lawrence, KS, the son of Charles Raasch and Gayle ...

Robert Tomasek

Robert D. Tomasek, 91, died April 7, 2019, at Presbyterian Manor in Lawrence, Kansas. He was born in Chicago on January 16, 1928, to Joseph and Louise (Pojman) Tomasek. Bob attended schools in Riverside, Illinois. He graduated from Grinnell College in 1950, majoring in history. He then went to ...