Obituaries

Leonard Courtwright

Graveside for Leonard Courtwright, 87, Lawrence will be 2:00 pm Thursday, October. 1, 2020 at Mt. Calvary in Lawrence. For full obituary visit warrenmcelwain.com

Dwight Perry

Private family graveside services for Dwight Reed Perry, 80, Lawrence will be held at Memorial Park Cemetery. Dwight passed away Thursday, September 24, 2020 at his home.Dwight was born on February 16, 1940 in Pattonsburg, MO the son of William Cleo "W.C." and Cuma (Reed) ...

Sharon Queen

Sharon Kay Queen, 63, of Lawrence, KS, passed away Sept. 22, 2020 after fighting blood clots. She died at KU Medical Center with her husband by her side. Private family graveside service 11:00 am Mon., Sept. 28, 2020 at De Soto Cemetery, De Soto, KS where she will be laid to rest next to her ...

Richard Sanders

Graveside inurnment services for Richard Sanders will be at 11 am Tue. at Memorial Park Cemetery. Livestreamed on Facebook Distancing/masks required. Full obituary at rumsey-yost.com

Richard Schiefelbusch

Richard (Dick) Schiefelbusch, 102, passed away peacefully on September 23, 2020 at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor in the company of family. Dick touched the lives of many people with his humor, wit, and positive outlook on life. He viewed each day as a new adventure, and helping others became his ...

Ivan Johnson

Kieth Johnson 66, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 16th, 2020 He is survived by his Mother Eloise Caldwell, his sister Deborah Horn and his brother, Nolan Johnson.

Janet Joseph

Janet Padgett Joseph, 88, of Kailua, Hawaii, died in her home on Aug. 16, 2020. She was born Nov. 20, 1931, in Greenleaf, Kansas, the daughter of Beryl (Beaty) Padgett and Sherman Harley Padgett. She married Richard Bruce Joseph "Bruce" on Sept. 19, 1952, in the University of ...

William Daviss

Bill passed away on Sept. 19, 2020. He was cremated. A private buried will take place at a later date.

Nancy Fowler

Arrangements for Nancy Marie Fowler, 71, Albuquerque, NM, are pending. Mrs. Fowler died Sept. 24, 2020, at UNM Hospital in Albuquerque. Condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.

Richard Sanders

Services for Richard Morgan Sanders Jr., 64, Lawrence, are pending with Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory. Richard died unexpectedly at his home Wed., Sept. 23. 2020. rumsey-yost.com

Karen Lyerla

Arrangements for Karen D. Lyerla,72, Lawrence, will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. She passed away Sept. 17, at St Luke's Hospital on the Plaza. rumsey-yost.com

Ronald Ricley

Graveside for Ronald will be 12:30 Friday at Maple Grove Cemetery, Lecompton. The family will receive friends Thursday 6 to 8pm at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. rumsey-yost.com

John Howard

Arrangements for John C. Howard Jr., 67, DeSoto, are pending. Mr. Howard died Sept. 18, 2020, at his home. Condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.

Reginald Robinson

Reggie Robinson, 63, died on September 19, 2020, in Lawrence, Kansas, at home with his family. A long-time Kansan, Reggie had an extensive record of public service and philanthropy both in Kansas and nationally. He most recently served as CEO of the Kansas Health Foundation. Prior to that, he ...

Eva Woods

Eva B. Woods (Tottie) McFarland was born December 1,1929 in Newton TX. She transitioned, at home, June 16, 2020.Eva was married to Clarence R. McFarland, of Mineola TX on May 28,1951. They met at Prairie View A&M college in College Station, TX; where they both received undergraduate ...

John Anderson

John R Anderson, 68, passed away on Sept 16, 2020. Services entrusted to Greatful Gathering Funeral & Cremation Centre

Richard Bennett

Richard Warner Bennett, 82, Lawrence, passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, MO. He was born on August 17, 1938 in Denver, CO, the son of Otha Zeldon and Zora Eldena (Bowen) Bennett. Richard received his Bachelor's Degree in Business from ...

Yolanda Cook

Yolanda "Cookie" Cook, loving wife and mom, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, September 17, 2020, at her home.Cookie was born on October 13, 1946, in Kansas City, Kansas. She was the second of three children of Virgil Sr. and Ortella (Hamilton) Harrod. She gained her ...

Norman Eberhart

Norman Eugene Eberhart, 93, Lawrence passed away, Friday, September 4, 2020 at Pioneer Ridge Health & Rehab. Norman was born on May 24, 1927 in Lawrence, KS, the son of Harold and Estella (Hausman) Eberhart.Norman attended Cordley Elementary School and graduated from Liberty Memorial High ...

Donald Kearns

Donald LeeRoy Kearns, 83, formerly of Lawrence, passed away September 8, 2020 at the Bailey Family Center for Caring in St. Augustine, FL. Don was born December 18, 1936 in Concordia, KS the son of Merle and Veronica (Babe) Rogers Kearns. The family later moved to Atchison, KS where his father ...