Obituaries | VIEW ALL

Carolyn Brinkman

Carolyn Lee Brinkman, 84, died early Friday morning, November 29, at the Bloomington Hospice House. She was born July 16, 1935, to Luella and Clarence Carson in Santee Nebraska. She grew up in Santee and graduated from Wayne State (Nebraska) College where she met her first husband, Jack Backer. ...

Lois Eversmeyer

Lois Ann Eversmeyer, age 85, of Baldwin City, KS, passed away December 2, 2019, at Wellsville Retirement Community. She was born October 15, 1934 in rural Wellsville, KS, the daughter of Ralph W. Batdorf and Blanche (Fisher) Batdorf. Lois attended the Briles one room schoolhouse in Franklin ...

Kirkland Smith

Services are pending for Kirkland G. Smith, 64, Perry, KS, and will be announced by Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Kirkland went home to be with the Lord on Dec. 4th. warrenmcelwain.com

Verna Torneden

Graveside services for Verna A. Torneden, 71, Lawrence, will be 1pm Sat., Dec. 7, 2019, at Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Visitation Fri. 6:30-7:30 at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. rumsey-yost.com

Couples Announcements | VIEW ALL

Downing 60th Wedding Anniversary

All because two people feel in love, Dave and Barb Downing were married on August 29, 1959 at the United Presbyterian Church in Allen Park, Michigan. They were high school sweethearts at Lincoln Park High. Dave, Barb and their two daughters moved to Lawrence, Kansas in 1981 where Dave joined ...

O’Bryon-Huffman Engagement

Kimberley and Dennis O’Bryon of Lawrence, KS announce the engagement of their son, Jason O’Bryon, to Clarissa Huffman, daughter of Jeremy and Clara Huffman of St. Joseph, MO. The wedding will take place at the Venue at Willow Creek in Kansas City, KS on August 29th, 2020. The groom is most ...

Burg-Adkins Engagement

Mary and Greg Burg of Lawrence are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Gardner Burg, to Nichole Adkins, daughter of Jesse and Ronda Brabble of Independence, MO, and Theresa and John Rausch of Medford, Wisconsin. The future groom is a 2006 graduate of Lawrence High School. He earned ...

Sloan – McIntosh Engagement

Ed and Polly Sloan of Lawrence, KS announce the engagement of their son Ben Sloan, to Miranda McIntosh, daughter of Bob and Donna McIntosh of Lowell, Massachusetts. The future groom is a 2013 graduate of Free State High School, and a 2017 graduate of The University of Massachusetts with a ...

Marriages, Divorces and Bankruptcies | VIEW ALL

Latest Douglas County court filings for Dec. 2, 2019

Marriages Kimberly Lynn Authier, 28, Lawrence, and Whitney Marie Widener, 30, Lawrence. Brandon Ohmie, 37, Faucett, Mo., and Elizabeth Boyles, 32, Faucett, Mo. James Allen Hill, 53, Lawrence, and Sarah Diane Meng, 46, Lawrence. Thomas Dean Albin, 30, Lawerence, and Kirsten Michelle Osburn, ...

Latest Douglas County court filings for Nov. 18, 2019

Marriages Daniel Aaron Ashley, 39, Eudora, and Megan Christine Walker, 32, Lawrence. Christopher Wayne Dennis, 37, Lawrence, and Jamie Gail Shmalberg, 32, Lawrence. Bobbie Dean Burk, 26, Eudora, and Makayla Ann Medlen, 23, Eudora. Sreeram Manickam Murugappan Laaxman, 27, Lawrence, and ...

Latest Douglas County court filings for Nov. 11, 2019

Marriages Tabitha Faye Schreiner, 37, Lawrence, and William Joseph Lee, 28, Lawrence. Justin Donovan, 34, Meriden, and Natalie Meyers, 39, Lawrence. Jonathan Tipton, 41, Lawrence, and Diamond Stacey, 36, Lawrence. Matthew Aaron Barton, 40, Lawrence, and Dominique Lebeau, 33, ...

Latest Douglas County court filings for Nov. 4, 2019

Marriages Bailey Christine Byers, 29, Topeka, and Matthew Samuel Salsbury, 32, Topeka. Jeffery Joel Honas, 46, Lawrence, and Elaina Suk Harris, 40, Lawrence. Emily Browning Wilson, 33, Lawrence, and Zachary Harris Barnes, 44, Lawrence. Blari Bracciano, 24, Lawrence, and Mary Wahlmeier, 24, ...

Births | VIEW ALL

Hollis Dean Altman

Kayla (Huffman) and Harlan Cribbs Altman, IV (Cribb), of Dallas, TX, announce the birth of their daughter, Hollis Dean Altman, born Sept 12, 2019. Hollis was born at Texas Health Presbyterian and joins big sister, Halston, and big brother, Huntley. Maternal grandparents are Steve and Patsy ...

Baby Rose

We are proud to announce the birth of our beautiful Rose. Born 9/30/19 to Angie Neu and Joe Aldridge. Due to a change in policy by LMH Health, the hospital no longer will provide a list of births that have occurred at LMH. Without that official information, the Journal-World no longer has a ...

Roman Guthrie Combs

Roman Guthrie Combs was born on June 26, 2019 to his very proud parents, Tyson and Carrie Combs at LMH Health. He weighed 7 lbs 5 oz and was 21 in long. His maternal grandparents are Jeff and Jenn Burkhead, Lawrence; Jeannie and Mark Gross, Bullhead City, AZ. Paternal grandparents are Craig and ...

Births for July 2019

Due to a change in policy by LMH Health, the hospital no longer will provide a list of births that have occurred at LMH. Without that official information, the Journal-World no longer has a source to publish its daily listing of Lawrence births. However, parents or grandparents who want to ...

Real Estate Transfers | VIEW ALL

Real estate transfers for Nov. 26-Dec. 2, 2019

Below are real estate transfers filed at the Douglas County Clerk’s Office for Nov. 26-Dec. 2. Tuesday, November 26 Norma J. Torneden to Dana L. Johnson and Cheryl Johnson, 1407 Marliee Dr., Lawrence. Kelly K. Moore, Trustee to Locust Tree, LLC, 819 N. 200 Rd., Rural. Michael A. ...

Real estate transfers for Nov. 19-25, 2019

Below are real estate transfers filed at the Douglas County Clerk’s Office for Nov. 19-25. Tuesday, November 19 Stewart Contracting, LLC to Integrated Construction, Inc., 512 Arrowhead Dr., Lawrence. Wednesday, November 20 Jeremiah Johnson and Michaelah Johnson to Fairfield ...

Real estate transfers for Nov. 12-18, 2019

Below are real estate transfers filed at the Douglas County Clerk’s Office for Nov. 12-18. Tuesday, November 12 Lilly M. Coultis to Brian B. Gates, 607 N. 1180 Rd., Rural. Red Tail Ridge, LLC to Osvaldo A. Reyes and Laura Rosales, Vacant Land, Rural. Judy A. Eyerly and Christina ...

Real estate transfers for Nov. 5-11, 2019

Below are real estate transfers filed at the Douglas County Clerk’s Office for Nov. 5-Nov. 11. Tuesday, November 5 Peggy L. Burnett to James W. Burnett and Tamara L. Burnett, 3115 W. 31st St., Lawrence. Team Hope, LLC to PNL, LLC, 743 New Jersey St., Lawrence. Norma J. Guenther, ...