Obituaries

Lifelong Kanorado  resident Genevieve Matthews age 100 passed away Friday January 13th at her home in  Kanorado. A memorial service will be held for Genevieve at a later date. Memorials may be sent to Bateman Funeral Home P.O. Box 278 Goodland, KS 67735.

Online Condolences may be left at www.batemanfuneral.com

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Funeral Services for Longtime St. Francis Resident  Warren H. Cook (89) will be held Saturday Jan 14th at 10:30am at the United Methodist Church in St. Francis.

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Funeral Services for Donna D. Chandler (79) will be held Wednesday January 18th at 10:00am at the Love Funeral Home in Burlington Colorado. Visitation will be held on Tuesday January 17th from 6:00 to 8:00pm at the Love Funeral Home. Internment will be held at the Fairview Cemetery in Burlington Colorado. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association P.O. Box 11454 Alexandria,  VA 22312 in Donna’s Memory and may be left at or sent to Bank of Burlington Colorado 80807. Online Condolences can be left at www.lovefuneralhomes.com

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Memorial Graveside Services for Norton Kansas resident Howard Gill (91) will be held Saturday January 7, 2017 at 11:00am CT at the Wilsonville Cemetery in Wilsonville Nebraska.

Memorials may be designated to the NWKS Animal Shelter and may be left at the service or mailed to Koons- Russell Funeral Home 211 N Main, Goodland, KS 67735-1555

Online condolences at www.koonsrussellfuneralhome.com

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Dorothy  J. Musil (72) passed away January 1, 2017 at her home in Edson, KS.

Funeral service will be Friday January 6th at 10:30am MT at the First Baptist Church at 1121 Main in Goodland with Pastor Mike Pinkleman officiating burial at 1:00pm MT in the Brewster Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 6 pm MT at the Bateman Funeral Home at 211 E. 11th Goodland, KS 67735.

Memorials may be sent to the Funeral Home at P.O. Box 278 Goodland, KS 67735.

Online Condolences at www.batemanfuneral.com

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Memorial Service for Sharon Springs, KS resident Alan L Ryan (87) will be held Friday January 6th at 11:00am MT at the United Methodist Church in Sharon Springs. A private Inurnment will be held at the Goodland Cemetery.

Memorials may be designated to the Fischer House in Denver and may be left at the service or mailed to Koons- Russell Funeral Home 211 N Main, Goodland, KS 67735-1555

Online condolences at www.koonsrussellfuneralhome.com

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Memorial Services for Hildegarde J. Aeschlimann (94) will be held Friday January 6th 2017 at 11:00 am at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Burlington Colorado. There will be no public visitation held. Graveside service and Internment will be held Friday January 6th at 10:00am at the Fairview Cemetery in Burlington Colorado.

Memorials may be made to First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and may be left at or sent to the church at 2660 Senter Avenue Burlington Colorado, or to the Love Funeral Home 377 15th St, Burlington , CO 80807

Please visit www.lovefuneralhomes.com to leave condolences for the family and to sign the guestbook

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Bateman Funeral announces services for Billy Joe Archer who passed away December 27, 2016. Memorial services will be held at a later date.

Memorials to Hospice Services, Palliative Care of Northwest Kansas made in Billy’s name may be sent to Bateman Funeral Home P.O. Box 278Goodland, Ks  67735. Online Condolences at www.batemanfuneral.com

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Funeral services for former Goodland resident 75-year old Judith R. Berringer will be held Monday, January 2, at 10:30am MDT at the United Methodist Church in Goodland, Kansas. Inurnment will be at Goodland Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to CRU (Campus Crusade Ministries) in care of Bob Horner Acct #0022406, and may be left at the services or mailed toKoons-Russell Funeral Home 211 N Main Goodland, Ks  67735. Online Condolences at www.koonsrussellfuneralhome.com

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Funeral services for Weskan, Kansas resident 99-year old Fay Walker will be held Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 10:00am MDT at the Weskan Bible Church in Weskan, Kansas. Internment will be at Weskan Cemetery.  Friends may share respects on Tuesday January 3 from 9:00 to 10:00am MDT at Weskan Bible Church in Weskan, Kansas. Memorials may be designated to the Salvation Army,  and may be left at the services or mailed to Koons-Russell Funeral Home 211 N Main Goodland, Ks  67735. Online Condolences at www.koonsrussellfuneralhome.com.

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Memorial services for Goodland, Kansas Homemaker  71-year old Tonya Viola Knodel (Hinchey) Who is survived by her spouse, Edward “Ed” R. Knodel of Goodland Ks, and Brother, Mike Hinchley of Belleview, Nebraska will be held Friday, December 23, at 1:30pm MDT at the Knodel Funeral Home at 202 S Benton, St. Francis  Kansas 67756. Memorials  may be made to the Salem Lutheran Church and may be left at the service or mailed to Knodel Funeral Home at 202 S Benton, St. Francis  Kansas 67756.


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Memorial Mass for 60-year old Judith (Kramer) Hadley will be held Friday, December 16, at 1:30pm MDT at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Burlington, Colorado. Inurnment will be held at the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, north of Bethune Colorado . Memorials may be made to Denver Transplant Unit of University Hospital in Judy’s memory  and may be left at or sent to Eastern Colorado Bank, PO Box 68, Burlington CO 80807. Please visit www.lovefuneralhomes.com to leave condolences for the family and sign their register book.

Funeral Arrangements are entrusted to Love Funeral Homes — Burlington, Colorado

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Memorial services for longtime Goodland, Kansas resident  85-year old Jake Fritz will be held Thursday, December 8, at 10am MDT at the United Methodist Church in Goodland, Kansas. Memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to the Kanorado Senior Citizens Center and may be left at the service or mailed to may be left at the service or mailed to Koons-Russell Funeral Home 211 North Main Goodland Kansas, 67735-1555 and will be designated by the family later. Online Condolences at www.koonsrussellfuneralhome.com


 

Funeral services for 56-year old Ryan E. Warren will be held Thursday, December 1, at 2pm MDT at Bateman Funeral Home in Goodland, Kansas. Visitation will be held Wednesday, November 30 from 2pm – 6pm MDT at Bateman Funeral Home. Memorials may be sent to Bateman Funeral Home at P.O. Box 278 Goodland Kansas, 67735 and will be designated by the family later. Condolences at www.batemanfuneral.com.


Mass of Christian Burial for  Sharon Springs, KS Resident John “Jack” Bedker will be held Friday, Dec 2, at 10:30am MDT at the Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Sharon Springs, Kansas. Burial will be held at the Sharon Springs Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Wallace County High School Football Program and may be left at the service or mailed to the Koons-Russell Funeral Home 211 N Main Goodland, KS 67735-1555 or Online at www.koonsfuneralhome.com


Funeral services for 93 Year Old Jack E. Pancake will be held Tuesday, No 29, at 10:30am MDT at the United Methodist Church in Sharon Springs, Kansas. Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 29th from 9:30am – 10:30pm at the United Methodist Church in Sharon Springs, Kansas. Memorials may be made to the NWKS Hospice Service or to the United Methodist Church and may be left at the service or mailed to the Koons-Russell Funeral Home 211 N Main Goodland, KS 67735-1555 or Online at www.koonsfuneralhome.com


Funeral services for 71-year old Sammy “Sam” George Goodale will be held Friday, November 4, at 10:30am CDT at the United Methodist Church in St. Francis, Kansas. Visitation will be held Thursday, November 7 from 11am – 7pm at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis. Memorials may be made to the Sammy Goodale Memorial Fund.


Funeral services for 19-year old Laramie Farris will be held Wednesday, November 2, at 2:30pm MST at the Max Jones Field House in Goodland, Kansas. Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 1, from 2:00 – 7:00pm at Bateman Funeral Home in Goodman. Memorials for Laramie Farris may be made to Bateman Funeral Home and designations will be determined at a later date by the family.


Memorial Services for 65-year old Margaret A. Runge will be held Friday, September 16, at 10:30am at Love Funeral Home in Burlington, Colorado. No visitation will be held. Memorial contributions may be made in Margaret’s name to the Donor’s choice.


Funeral services for 82-year old Dale Stephens will be held Friday, September 16, at 10:30am MT at Harvest Evangelical Free Church in Goodland, Kansas. Friends may share respects Thursday, September 15, from 5:00 – 7:00pm MT at Koons Chapel in Goodland. Memorials may be made to Pleasant Home Church and Evangelical Free Church designated to children’s activities.


Funeral services for 77-year old Elmer Raymond Hilt will be held Friday, September 2, at 10:30am CDT at Peace Lutheran Church in St. Francis, Kansas. Visitation will be held Thursday, September 1, from 10am – 7:00pm CDT at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis. Memorials may be made to the Elmer Hilt Memorial Fund.

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Mass of Christian Burial for 74-year old Tomas Sanchez will be held Wednesday, August 31, at 10:31am at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Burlington, Colorado. Visitation will be held Tuesday, August 30 from 1:00 – 8:00pm with a Parish Rosary to be recited at 7:00pm at the Love Funeral Home in Burlington. Memorials may be made in Thomas’ name to the Donor’s Choice.

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Funeral services for 88-year old Larry Taylor will be held Friday, September 2, at 2:00pm at Love Funeral Home in Burlington, Colorado. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at Love Funeral Home. Memorials may be made in Larry’s name to the Community Ambulance Fund.

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Funeral services for 86-year old Dorla Mae Rose will be held Wednesday, August 31, at 10:30 CDT at Peace Lutheran Church in St. Francis, Kansas. Visitation will be held Tuesday, August 30, from 10am – 7pm CDT at Knodel Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Mae Rose Memorial Fund.

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A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held for 86-year old Peggy Lou (Swayne) King will be held Tuesday, August 30, at 10:30am MT at Kanorado United Methodist Church. Memorials may be made to Kanorado Fire Department, Kanorado Museum, or Kanorado Senior Center.

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Funeral services for 73-year old Lynn Roger Officer will be held Tuesday, August 30, at 2:00pm CDT at the Federated Church in McDonald, Kansas. Visitation will be held Monday August 29, from 10am – 7pm CDT at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis, Kansas. Memorials may be made to Heartland Christian School in Colby or to the Church.

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Funeral serves for 86-year old Dean Kneedler will be held Friday, August 19, at 10:30 am at the First Christian Church in Burlington, Colorado. Visitation will be held Thursday, August 18, from 5:30 – 7:30pm at the Love Funeral Home in Burlington, Colorado. Memorials may be made in Dean’s name to the Beaver Valley Cemetery.

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Funeral Services for 100-year old Fern Estes will be held Thursday, August 18, at 10:30am MT at the United Methodist Church in Kanorado. Friends may share respects Wednesday, August 17, from 5:00 – 7:00pm MT at Koons Chapel in Goodland. Memorials may be made to the Fern Estes Memorial Fund.

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Funeral Services for 92-year old Cecil J Schneider will be held Thursday, July 21, at 2:00pm MT at First Christian Church in Goodland. Friends may share respects Wednesday July 20, from 5:00pm – 7:00pm MT at Koons Chapel in Goodland. Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church or the Goodland Lions Club.

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Memorial Services for 83-year old Kayo McGillivray will be held Thursday, May 26, at 10:30 am MT at Koons Chapel in Goodland, Kansas.Memorials may be made to Fort Hays University Athletic Department.

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Memorial Services for 85-year old Floyd Eugene Jensen will be held Saturday, May 28, at 2:00 pm CDT at the United Methodist Church in St. Francis, Kansas. Memorials may be made to Cheyenne County Hospital, St. Francis.

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Funeral Services for 100-year old Albert Waugh will be held Thursday, May 19, at 10:30 am MT at Burlington United Methodist Church, Burlington, Colorado. Visitation will be held at the church in Burlington on Thursday, May 19, from 9:30 – 10:30 am MT. Memorials may be made in Alberta’s name to the Burlington United Church or to the Grace Manor Care Center.

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Funeral Services for 81-year old Carl “Buzz” Gartrell will be held Saturday, May 14, at 10:00 am MT at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Burlington, Colorado. Visitation will be held at the Love Funeral Home in Burlington on Friday, May 13,  from 6:00 – 8:00 pm MT. Memorials may be made in Buzz’s name and left at or sent to Eastern Colorado Bank, Burlington, Colorado.

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Memorial Services for 81-year old Bill Gary Carmichael will be held Saturday, May 21, at 1:30 CDT at Peace Lutheran Church in St. Francis, Kansas. Memorials may be made to the Bill Carmichael Memorial Fund.

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Funeral Services for 82-year old Jeannine Schmid will be held Wednesday, May 18, at 11:00 am CDT at Wesleyan Community Church in Bird City, Kansas. Visitation will be held at Knodel Funeral home in St. Francis, Kansas on Tuesday, May 17, from 1:00 – 7:00 pm CDT. Memorials may be made to the Rita Schmidt Memorial Fund.

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Graveside Services for 96-year old Hollis Irene Kehlbeck will be held Friday, May 13, at 1:00 pm CDT at the Bird City Cemetery in Bird City, Kansas. Memorials may be made to the Hollis Kehlbeck Memorial Fund.

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Funeral Services for 79-year old Joan M. Swick will be held Tuesday, May 10, at 10:00 am MT at the First Christian Church in Burlington, Colorado. Visitation will be held at Love Funeral Home in Burlington, Colorado on Monday, May 9, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm MT. Memorials may be made in Joan’s name to the First Christian Church.

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Funeral Services for 88-year old S.L. Daily will be held Saturday, May 7, at 10:00am MT at the United Methodist Church in Sharon Springs, Kansas. Friends may share their respects at Koons Funeral Home in Sharon Springs on Friday, from 4:00 – 6:00 pm MT. Memorials may be made to Wallace County 4-H and Sharon Springs United Methodist Church.

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Funeral Services for 83-year old Gladys Stolz will be held Friday, May 6, at 2:00 pm MT at Immanuel Lutheran Church, North of Bethune, Colorado. Visitation will be held Thursday, May 5, from 6:00 – 8:00pm MT at the Love Funeral Home in Burlington. Memorials may be made in Gladys’ name to the Immanuel Lutheran Church.

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Graveside Services for 87-year old Violet R. Stevens will be held Thursday, May 5, at 10:00 am MT at Fairview Cemetery in Burlington, Colorado. Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 4, from 5:00 – 7:00 pm MT at the Love Funeral Home in Burlington. Memorials may be made in Violet’s name to the Prairie Family Center.

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Mass of Christian Burial for 90-year old Geraldine “Vergie” Walz will be held Thursday, April 14, at 11:00 am CDT at St. Francis Catholic Church. Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 13, from  1:00 – 7:00pm CDT at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis, Kansas. Memorials may be made to Vergie Walz Memorial Fund.

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Memorial Service for 87-year old Winona M. “Billie” (Albert) Parker will be held Saturday, April 9, at 2:00 pm MT at Koons Chapel in Goodland, Kansas. Friends may share respects one hour prior to service. Memorial may be made to Sherman County Hospital Society.

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Funeral Services for 77-year old Howard H. Mitchell will be held Thursday, March 31 at 3:00 pm MT at Love Funeral Home, Burlington, Colorado. Visitation will be held from 2:00 – 3:00 pm, Thursday, March 31 at the funeral home. Memorials may be made in Howard’s name to the Sacred Heart Academy Playground Fund or to the Wray Rehabilitation and Activities Center and may be left at or sent to the Equitable Savings and Loan Bank in Burlington.

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Funeral Services for 81-year old Esther J. Taylor will be held Thursday, March 31 at 11:00 am MT at Love Funeral Home, Burlington, Colorado. Memorials may be made in Esther’s name to the Seibert Community Ambulance Service and may be left at or sent to Love Funeral Home.

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Funeral Services for 68-year old Carol J. (Kirkendall) Butler will be held Saturday, March 26 at 2:00 pm MT at Bateman Funeral Home in Goodland, Kansas. Visitation will be held Saturday morning at the Funeral Home from 12:00 pm until service time. Memorials may be sent to the Funeral Home to be designated by the family at a later date.

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Funeral Services for 79-year old Frank C. Blain will be held Friday, March 25 at 2:00 pm MT at Bateman Funeral Home in Goodland, Kansas. Visitation will be held Friday morning at the Funeral Home from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm MT. Memorials may be made in Frank’s memory to Visiting Nurses, Lawrence, Kansas.

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Funeral Services for 99-year old Meta M. Dankenbring will be held Thursday, March 24 at 10:30 CDT at St. John Lutheran Church in Bird City, Kansas. Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 23 from 11:00 am – 7:00 pm CDT at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis, Kansas. Memorials may be made to the Church, Hospice Services of NW Kansas or Good Samaritan Society of St. Francis.

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Funeral Service for 83-year old Marvin D. Cullens will be held Thursday, March 24 at 10:30 am MT at First United Methodist Church in Goodland, Kansas. Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 23 from 4:00 – 6:00 pm MT at Koons Chapel in Goodland, Kansas. Memorials may be made to the Goodland VFW.

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Mass of Christian Burial for 87-year old Harry E Munsch will be held Wednesday, March 23 at 10:00 am MT at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cheyenne Wells, Colorado. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cheyenne Wells with a Parish Rosary to be recited at 7:00 pm. Memorials may be made in Harry’s name to the Smokey River Golf Course, the Keefe Memorial Hospital or the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

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Funeral Services for 98-year old Hertha Kelly will be held Friday, February 26 at 10:30 am CST at Peace Lutheran Church in St. Francis, Kansas. Visitation will be held Thursday February 25 from 1:00 – 7:00 pm CST with family present from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis. Memorial contributions may be made to the Good Samaritan Society Assisted Living Fund, Peace Lutheran Church, or Hospice Services of Cheyenne County.

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Funeral Services for 85-year old Russell Roberts will be held Tuesday, February 23 at 2:30 pm CST at the First Christian Church in St. Francis, Kansas. Visitation will be held Monday, February 22 from 1pm – 7pm CST at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis. Memorial contributions may be made to the Russell Roberts Memorial Fund.

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Funeral Services for 95-year old Daniel J Dorn, Sr. will be held Saturday, February 27 at 2:00 pm MT at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Goodland, Kansas. Friends may share respects one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorial contributions may be left at the service or mailed to Koons Funeral Home, Goodland, Kansas.

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Funeral Services for 69-year old Bruce Norman Duell will be held Thursday, February 4 at 2:00 pm MT at Goodland Bible Church. Friends may share respects one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Sherman County Historical Society and may be left at or mailed to Koons Funeral Home, Goodland, Kansas.

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Funeral services for 82-year old Belle Caroline Nowak will be held Saturday, January 30 at 2:00 pm MT at Bateman Funeral Home in Goodland, Kansas. Visitation will start at 1:00 pm until time of service. Memorial contributions may be sent to the funeral home for designated by the family.

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Memorial Services for 64-year old Nancy Lori Wright will be held Saturday, January 30 at 10:00 am MT at Bateman Funeral Home in Goodland, Kansas. Interment will take place at a later date. Memorial contributions may be sent to the funeral home and will be designated by the family.

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Memorial Services for 46-year old Craig L Hillman will be held January 23 at 2:00 MT at Bateman Funeral Home in Goodland, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Funeral Home for designation by the family at a later date.

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Funeral Services for 86-year old Mary Christine Walker will be held Wednesday, January 6 at 10:00 am at the United Methodist Church in Sharon Springs, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sharon Springs United Methodist Church and may be left at the service or mailed to Koons Funeral Home, Goodland, Kansas.

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Funeral Services for 86-year old Lucille Fenner will be held Wednesday, January 6 at 2:00 pm MT at the First Baptist Church in Goodland, Kansas. Friends may share respects Wednesday, January 6 one hour prior to the service at the First Baptist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lucille Fenner Memorial and left at the service or mailed to Koons Funeral Home, Goodland, Kansas.

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Funeral Services for Verda Smith will be held Monday, December 21 at 10:30 am at Love Funeral Home in Burlington, Colorado. Visitation will be held from 9:30 – 10:30 am, Monday, December 21 at the Love Funeral Home.

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Funeral Services for 63-year old Alva “Butch” Vandiver will be held Friday, December 18 at 10:30 am MT at the First United Methodist Church in Goodland, Kansas. Visitation will be held Thursday, December 17 from 4:00 – 7:00 pm MT at Koons Chapel in Goodland, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to the Butch Vandiver Memorial Fund and may be left at the service or mailed to Koons Funeral Home, Goodland, Kansas.

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Funeral Services for 81-year old Ina Gay will be held Saturday, December 12 at 10:30 am at the Burlington United Methodist Church, in Burlington, Colorado. Visitation will be held from 9:30 – 10:30 am Saturday, December 12 at the Burlington United Methodist Church. Memorial contributions may be made in Ina’s name to the Burlington United Methodist Church, Carla’s Cluster Care in Limon, or to the Lincoln Community Home Health and Hospice and may be left at or sent to Frontier Bank, Burlington Colorado.

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Memorial Service for 83-year old Keith J. Headrick will be held Wednesday, November 25 at 10:00 am MT at Koons Chapel in Goodland, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to The Center for Basic Cancer Research at Kansas State University, and may be left at the service or mailed to Koons Funeral Home in Goodland.

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Funeral Services for 88-year old Betty Wegner will be held Saturday, November 21 at 1:30 pm MT at the Koons Chapel in Goodland, Kansas. Friends may share respects Friday, November 20 from 4:00 – 6:00 pm MT at Koons Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice, and may be left at the service or mailed to Koons Funeral Home in Goodland.

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Funeral Services for 84-year old Helen Gail Love will be held Friday, November 20 at 10:30 am at the First Christian Church in St. Francis, Kansas. Visitation will be held Thursday, November 19 at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis, Kansas from 1:00 – 7:00 pm with family present from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Memorial contributions may be made to the Citizens for a New Pool or the St. Francis Music Club.

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Funeral Services for 78-year old Henry “Hank” Kampf will be held Thursday, November 19 at 10:30 am at the Cheyenne Wells Community Building in Cheyenne Wells, Colorado. Visitation will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 pm, Wednesday, November 18 at the Love Funeral Home in Cheyenne Wells. Memorial Contributions may be made in Hank’s name to the American Lung Association and may be left at or sent to the Eastern Colorado Bank, Cheyenne Wells, Colorado.

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Funeral Services for 17-year old Luke Schemm will be held Tuesday, November 10 at 10:30 am MT at the Wallace County High School Gym in Sharon Springs, Kansas. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 8:30 – 10:30am MT at the Wallace County High School Gym. Memorial contributions may be made to the Luke Schemm Memorial and may be left at the service or Eastern Colorado Bank in Sharon Springs, or mailed to Koons Funeral Home, Goodland Kansas.

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Mass of Christian Burial for 79-year old Kathleen Thompson will be held Tuesday, November 10 at 10:00 am at the St. Charles Catholic Church in Stratton, Colorado. Visitation will be held Monday, November 9 at the church from 6:00 – 8:00 pm with a parish rosary to be recited at 7:00 pm. Memorials may be made in Kathleen’s name to the St. Charles Alter and Rosary Society and may be left at or sent to the Colorado East Bank and Trust, Stratton, Colorado.

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Funeral Services for 93-year old John F. Lock will be held Monday, November 9 at 10:30 am MT at the United Methodist Church in Sharon Springs, Kansas. Burial, with military honors will be at the Sharon Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, November 8 from 4:00 – 6:00 pm MT at Koons Funeral Home in Sharon Springs, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sharon Springs United Methodist Church or to The Shriners Hospital for Children.

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Mass of Christian Burial for 55-year old Thomas Allan Schmitt will be held Friday, November 6 at 2:00 pm MT at the Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Sharon Springs, Kansas. Vigil and Rosary will be Thursday, November 5 at 6:00 pm MT at the church and friends may share respects prior to the Vigil beginning at 5:00 pm MT. Memorial contributions may be left at the services or maild to Koons Funeral Home, Goodland Kansas.

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Memorial Mass for 64-year old Rhonda Lovins will be held Friday, October 30 at 10:00 am MT at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Goodland, Kansas. Friends may share respects Thursday, from 6:00pm – 7:00pm MT at Koons Chapel with a Vigil beginning at 7:00 pm MT. Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the Rhonda Lovins Memorial and may be left at or mailed to Koons Funeral Home, Goodland, Kansas.

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Graveside services for 75-year old Glenda V (Middleton) Seibert will be held Friday, October 30 at 2:00 pm MT at the Goodland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the Glenda Seibert Memorial and left at the service or mailed to Koons Funeral Home, Goodland, Kansas.

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Funeral services for 100-year old Viola Jones will be held Monday, October 26 at 10:30 am CDT at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis, Kansas. Visitation will be held Sunday, October 25 from 1:00 – 7:00pm at Knodel Funeral Home. Memorials contributions may be made to Wallace County Community Care Center in Sharon Springs, Kansas.

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Mass of Christian Burial for 55-year old Clifford Whipple will be held Monday, October 26 at 11:00 am at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Burlington, Colorado. Visitation will be held Sunday from 6:00 – 8:00 pm with a Parish Rosary to be recited at 7:00 pm.  Memorial contributions may be made in Clifford’s name in lieu of flowers to Caring Hands Hospice and may be left at or sent to the Frontier Bank, Burlington, Colorado.

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Funeral services for 92-year old Arlene Swartz will be held Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Love Funeral Home in Burlington, Colorado. Visitation will be held from 12:00 to 2:00 pm Saturday at Love Funeral Home in Burlington.

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Services for 89-year old Thelma “Jean” Loyd will be held Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 10:00 CDT at the First Christian Church in St. Francis, Kansas. Visitation will be held from 1:00 – 7:00 pm at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Services or to the church.

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Mass of Christian Burial for 76-year old Bette Ann Bailly will be held Monday, October 19 at 10:30am MT at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church, Burlington, Colorado. Visitation will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 pm Sunday, October 18 at the Love Funeral Home in Burlington with a Rosary and Vigil Service beginning at 6:00 pm. Memorial contributions may be made in Bette’s name to the Kit Carson County Memorial Hospital and may be left at or sent to the Bank of Burlington in Burlington, Colorado.

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Graveside memorial services for 66-year old Sally Jane Armstrong will be held Saturday, October 24 at 11:00 MT at Weskan Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in Sally Armstrong’s name to Colby Health and Rehabilitation and may be mailed to Koons Funeral Home, Goodland, Kansas.

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Funeral services for 63-year old Stephen “Steve” Vincent Douthit will be held Monday, October 12 at 10:00 am CDT at Peace Lutheran Church in St. Francis, Kansas. A wake will be held Sunday, October 11 at 7:00 pm at St. Francis Catholic Church. Visitation will be held Sunday, October 11 from 1:00 – 5:00 pm at Knodel Funeral Home in St Francis. Memorial contributions may be made to Cheyenne County EMS, Cheyenne County 4-H and FFA, and Knights of Columbus.

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Memorial Services for 65-year old Nancy L. Baker will be held Monday, October 12 at 10:30 am at Burlington United Methodist Church, Burlington, Colorado. Memorial contributions may be made in Nancy’s name to Caring Hands Hospice and may be left at or sent to the Bank of Burlington, Burlington, Colorado.

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Memorial services for 47-year old Darrell Webster Farris, II will be held Saturday, October 10 at 10:00 am at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Goodland. Memorial contributions will be designated by the family later and may be sent to Bateman Funeral Home, Goodland Kansas.

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Memorial services for 43-year old Zachary Golde “Zach” Fisher will be held Saturday, October 3 at 11:00 am at the Cheyenne Wells School Auditorium, Cheyenne Wells, Colorado. Memorial contributions may be made to William Kimmell VFW Post #9700 in care of Brown Funeral Home, Cheyenne Wells, Colorado.

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Funeral services for 90-year old Lee Gotchall will be held Saturday, October 3 at 10:00am MT at the First United Methodist Church in Goodland. Visitation will be held Friday, October 2 from 4:00 – 6:00pm MT at Koons Chapel in Goodland. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post 117 and may be left at the services or mailed to Koons Funeral Home, Goodland, Kansas.

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Funeral services for 80-year old Ronald (Ronny) Ackerman will be held Tuesday, September 29 at 10:30am MT at Bateman Funeral Home in Goodland, Kansas. Visitation will be held Monday, September 28 from 4:00 – 7:00pm also at Bateman Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be sent to the funeral home and will be designated by the family.

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Funeral services for 90-year old Joyce I. Lampe will be held Monday, September 28 at 2:00pm at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Burlington, Colorado. Visitation will be held from 1:00 – 2:00pm Monday, September 28 at the church. Memorial contributions may be made in Joyce’s name to the Trinity Lutheran Church or to Grace Manor Care Center and may be left at or sent to the Bank of the West, Burlington, Colorado.

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Funeral services for 68-year old Jannett Marie McNutt will be held Monday, September 28 at 10:00 CDT at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis, Kansas. Visitation will be held Sunday, September 27 from 1:00 – 7:00pm CDT at Knodel Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Jan McNutt Memorial Fund.

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Graveside services for 90-year old Althea Adams Wright will be held Monday, September 28 at 2:00 pm at the Goodland Cemetery.

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Graveside services for 80-year old Michael Ginn will be held Saturday, September 26 at 9:00 MT at the Beulah Cemetery in Colby.

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Graveside services with military honors for 82-year old Ron Roeder will be held Friday, September 25 at 4:35pm at the Goodland Cemetery.

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Memorial services for 99-year old Ruth Lucille Elizabeth Morton will be held Friday, September 25 at 11:00 MT at the First Baptist Church in Goodland, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be sent to Bateman Funeral Home in Goodland, Kansas with designation to be determined by the family at a later time.

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Funeral services for 83-year old Charles Eldean Curry will be held Saturday, September 19 at 10:30 CDT at the United Methodist Church in St. Francis, Kansas. Visitation will be held from 12 pm – 7:00 pm at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis. Memorial contributions may be made to the church or to Cheyenne County 4-H.

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Memorial services for 66-year old Robert “Tank” Grossbans will be held Wednesday, September 16 at 10:30 am at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Burlington, Colorado. No visitation will be held. Memorial contributions may be made in Robert’s name to the American Cancer Society or to the Kit Carson County Cattlewomen’s Association (Pink Chaps Fund) and may be left at or sent to Frontier Bank, Burlington, Colorado.

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Graveside services for 80-year old Michael Ginn will be held Saturday September 26 at the Colby Kansas Cemetery at 9:00 am MT / 10:00 am CT. Memorial contributions will be designated to St. Judes Childrens Hospital and may be sent to Bateman Funeral Home.

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Memorial services for 73-year old Duane Eugene (Mike) Whiteman will be held on Saturday September 5 at 10:30 am MT at the First Baptist Church. Memorials will be designated by the family and may be sent to Bateman Funeral Home in Goodland, Kansas.

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Funeral services for 95-year old Viola Alberta Burk will be held Saturday, August 29 at 10:30 am CDT at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis, Kansas. Visitation will be held Friday, August 28 from 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Knodel Funeral Home and prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Bethany Home in Lindsborg, Kansas.

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Memorial services for 95-year old Franceis I Coles will be held Thursday, August 27 at 10:00 am at the Stratton United Methodist Church in Stratton, Colorado. No visitation will be held prior. Memorial contributions may be made in Franceis’ name to the Stratton Library or to Emily’s Food Pantry and may be left at or sent to the Colorado East Bank and Trust, Stratton, Colorado.

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Funeral services for 98-year old Lois Berringer will be held Friday, August 14 at 10:00 am MT at the First United Methodist Church in Goodland, Kansas. Visitation will be held Thursday, August 13 from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm MT with family present from  6:00 – 7:00 pm. at Koons Chapel in Goodland. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lois Berringer Memorial Fund and either left at the service or mailed to Koons Funeral Chapel in Goodland, Kansas.

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Funeral services for 84-year old Barbara P. “Polly” McNeely will be held Saturday, August 8 at 11:00 am at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Kit Carson, Colorado. Visitation will begin at 9:00 am until time of service on Saturday, August 8 at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church in care of Brown Funeral Home, Cheyenne Wells, Colorado.

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Funeral services for 96-year old Marlin “Bud” Ward Houtman will be held Thursday, August 6 at 1:30 pm CDT at the United Methodist Church in St. Francis, Kansas. Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 5 from 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm CDT at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Francis Senior Center.

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Mass of Christian Burial for 86-year old Felix B Reitcheck, Jr. will be held Wednesday, July 29 at 10:00 am MT at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Goodland, Kansas. Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 28 from 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm MT with Vigil and Rosary at 6:30 pm MT at Koons Chapel in Goodland, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to Prairie Developmental Center and may be left at the services or mailed to Koons Funeral Home in Goodland, Kansas.

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Funeral services for 94-year old Patricia Louise Knudson Perrey will be held Tuesday, July 28 at 2:00 pm MT at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Goodland, Kansas. Visitation will be held at Koons Chapel in Goodland, Kansas on Monday July 27 from 5:00 – 7:00pm. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church or the charity of the donors choice.

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Services for 71-year old Larry L. Butler will be held on Saturday, July 25 at 2:00 pm at Bateman Funeral Home in Goodland, Kansas.

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Funeral services for 91-year old Mildred Bernice Burr will be held at 11:00 am CDT, Wednesday July 22 at Peace Lutheran Church in St. Francis, Kansas. Visitation will be held Tuesday July 21 10:00 am – 7:00 pm CDT at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to the church as well as the Good Samaritan Society in St. Francis.

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Funeral services for 68-year old Mary Lou Eli will be held at 3:00 pm MT, Friday July 24 at Bateman Funeral Home in Goodland, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be left at or mailed to Bateman Funeral Home and will be designated by the family at a later date.

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Memorial service for 84-year old Jim Gebhards will be held at 9:00 am MT, Saturday July 25 at Koons Funeral Home in Sharon Springs, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to Fort Wallace Memorial Association, or to the foundation of the donors choice.

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Funeral services for 98-year old Ruth Christine Reynolds will be held at 10:00am CDT Saturday, July 18 at the United Methodist Church in St. Francis, Kansas. An additional service will be held at Hutchins Funeral Home on Saturday, July 18 at 4:00pm CDT in Franklin, Nebraska. Visitation will be held from 1:00 – 7:00pm CDT Friday, July 17 at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis, Kansas and prior to the services. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ruth Reynolds Memorial Fund.

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Graveside services for 89-year old Don D. Horney will be held Saturday, July 18 at 9:00am at Brewster Cemetery in Brewster, Kansas. Memorial contributions will be designated by the family later and may be sent to Bateman Funeral Home, Goodland, Kansas.

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Graveside services for 70-year old Danny Eugene Schlittenhardt will be held Friday, July 17 at 11:15am at St. Francis Cemetery in St. Francis, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to Cheyenne County EMTs or the VFW.

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Funeral services for 95-year old Dorothy Vanessa Schield will be held Saturday, July 11 at 10:30am at St. Francis Methodist Church. Visitation will be held Friday, July 10 from 1:00 – 7:00pm at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis. Memorial contributions may be made to the Good Samaritan Society in St. Francis.

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Funeral services for 80-year old Twila Gaye Kramer will be held Friday, July 10 at 10:30am at the United Methodist Church in St. Francis, Kansas. Visitation will be held Thursday, July 9 from 2:00 – 9:00pm at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis. Memorial contributions may be made to Bird City Century II, St. Francis Music Club, or Citizens for a new pool – St. Francis.

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Funeral services for 77-year old Amelia Bertha Lillich will be held Monday, June 29 at 11:00am at St. John Lutheran Church in Bird City, Kansas. Visitation will be held Sunday, June 28 from 4:00 – 8:00pm at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis, Kansas as well as prior to the service at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Amelia Lillich Memorial Fund.

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Funeral services for 86-year old Helen Jean (Emig) Tellessen will be held Friday, June 26 at 2:00 pm at Koons Chapel in Goodland, Kansas. Friends may share respects one hour prior to the service at Koons Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the Jean Tellessen Memorial and left at the service or mailed to Koons Funeral Home in Goodland, Kansas.

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A Memorial service will be held for 78-year old Roberta (Bobbi) Poorman on Thursday June 25 at 1:30pm at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bobbi Poorman Memorial Fund.

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Funeral services for 82-year old John L. Herl will be held Saturday, June 27, at 10:00am at Herl Chevrolet in Goodland, Kansas. Memorials may be designated to Shriners Hospitals for Children, and may be left at the service or mailed to Koons Funeral Home in Goodland, Kansas.

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Funeral services for 86-year old Audrey N. Finley will be held Wednesday, June 10, at 10:00am at the First United Methodist Church in Goodland, Kansas. Friends may share respects Tuesday, June 9, from 4:00pm – 6:00pm at Koons Chapel in Goodland, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to the Northwest Kansas Animal Shelter and left at the service or mailed to Koons Funeral Home in Goodland.

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Funeral services for 35-year old Matthew J. Hinkhouse will be held Thursday, June 4 at 10:30am at the First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Burlington, Colorado. Memorial contributions may be made in Matt’s name to a fund being established for his daughter Rylie Hinkhouse and may be left at or sent to the Eastern Colorado Bank, Burlington, Colorado.

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Funeral services for 95-year old Mary E. David will be held Wednesday, June 3 at 1:00pm at Bateman Funeral Home in Goodland, Kansas. Visitation will be held Tuesday, June 2 from 3:00pm – 6:00pm. Memorials may be sent to Bateman Funeral Home, Goodland, Kansas and will be designated by the family later.

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Funeral services for 65-year old Mary Allacher will be held Wednesday, June 3 at 10:30am at First Christian Church in Burlington, Colorado. Visitation will be held from 6:00pm – 8:00pm Tuesday, June 2, at the Love Funeral Home in Burlington. Memorial contributions may be made in Mary’s name to the Wee Blew Inn Preschool and may be left at or sent to the Frontier Bank, Burlington, Colorado.

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Memorial Mass for 82-year old Joe Alfaro will be held Thursday, June 4 at 10:00am at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Goodland, Kansas. Vigil and Rosary will be held Wednesday at 6:00pm at OLPH Catholic Church in Goodland, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to OLPH Catholic Church and may be left at the service or mailed to Koons Funeral Home, Goodland Kansas.

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A Rosary and Memorial Mass for 90-year old Helen Zaborski will be held Friday, May 29 at 10:00am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Colby. Memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and may be left at the service or mailed to Koons Funeral Home in Goodland, Kansas.

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Funeral services for 105-year old Evelyn Bricker, will be held Wednesday, May 20 at 10:30am at the United Methodist Church in Sharon Springs, Kansas. Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 19 from 3:00pm – 6:00pm at Koons Funeral Home in Sharon Springs, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to Sharon Springs United Methodist Church.

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Funeral services for 46-year old Andrea Lynn Chillcott will be held Monday, May 18 at 10:00am at Koons Chapel in Goodland, Kansas. Friends may share respects Sunday, May 17 from 3:00 – 7:00pm at Koons Chapel. Memorial contributions may be left at the service or mailed to Koons Funeral Home in Goodland Kansas.

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A Memorial Service for 57-year old Ellen Jo Wellman will be held Saturday, May 16 at 2:00pm at the United Methodist Church in St. Francis, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ellen Wellman Memorial Fund.

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Funeral services for 28-year old Michael Scott Milne will be held Friday, May 15 at 2:00pm at the United Methodist Church in St. Francis, Kansas. Visitation will be held Thursday, May 14 from 1:00pm – 7:00pm at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to the Michael Milne Memorial Fund.

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A Memorial Graveside Service for 94-year old Betty Berg will be held Saturday, May 16 at 1:00pm at the Goodland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Betty Berg Memorial Fund and mailed to Koons Funeral Home, Goodland Kansas.

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A Memorial Service for 74-year old Bob Dorries will be held Wednesday, May 13 at 10:30am at Koons Chapel in Goodland, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to Goodland Church of Christ and may be left at the service or mailed to Koons Funeral Home, Goodland Kansas.

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A Celebration of Life service for 54-year old Beckie Lin (Roberts) Linnell will be held at the Goodland Elks Lodge on Thursday, May 14 at 6:00pm for her friends to share memories and enjoy dinner. Memorials will be directed to Relay for Life and may be sent to Bateman Funeral Home, Goodland Kansas.

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Funeral services for 90-year old Alice Dorine Walz will be held Monday, May 11 at 11:00am at the United Methodist Church in St. Francis, Kansas. Visitation will be held Sunday, May 10 from 11:00am – 7:00pm at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alice Walz Memorial Fund.

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A Celebration of Life service for 82-year old Dorothy Mae Savacool will be held Saturday, May 9 at 10:30am at Bateman Funeral Home in Goodland, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be sent to Bateman Funeral Home and will be designated by the family.

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Funeral services for 91-year old Betty Pilger will be held Thursday, May 7 at 10:30 am at Dinas Community Church in rural Wallace County, Kansas. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be left at the service or mailed to Koons Funeral Home, Goodland Kansas in the name of Betty Pilger.

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Funeral services for 76-year old Pastor David Clark Rossbach will be held Wednesday, May 6 at 2:00pm at St. John Lutheran Church in Bird City, Kansas. Visitation will be held Tuesday May 5 from 1:00-6:00pm and Wednesday, May 6 from 9:00-11:00am at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be placed toward Scholarships for Seminarians and Warburg Theological Seminary.

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Graveside services for 96-year old Helen Katherine Lampe will be held Saturday May 9 at 10:30am at the St. Francis Cemetery in St. Francis, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church or Cheyenne County Hospital.

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Memorial Service for 79-year old Treva G. Henry will be held Saturday, May 2 at 2:00pm at the Immanuel United Methodist Church in Bird City, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to Bird City EMTs.

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Private graveside services will be held for 92-year old Maxine Beethe on Friday, May 1 at the Fairview Cemetery in Burlington, Colorado. Public Visitation will be held on April 30 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm at the Love Funeral Home in Burlington. Memorial contributions may be made in Maxine’s name in lieu of flowers to the Good Samaritan Society – Fort Collins Village, Fort Collins, Colorado, or to the Burlington High School Music Department which may be left at or sent to the Bank of the West, Burlington Colorado.

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Funeral services for 87-year old Denelda M. “Nell” Tyrrell will be held Wednesday, April 29 at 10:00am at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Goodland, Kansas. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials for Denelda Tyrrell Memorial may be left at the service or mailed to Koons Funeral Home, Goodland Kansas.

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Funeral services for 38-year old Earl Matschke will be held Tuesday, April 28 at 10:00am at Vona Gymnasium in Vona, Colorado. Memorial contributions may be made in Earl’s name for continued care of his nephew and may be left at or sent to Colorado East Bank and Trust, Stratton Colorado.

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Graveside funeral services for 83-year old Lucile Arline (Wells) Howe will be held Monday, April 27 at 12:00pm at Goodland Cemetery in Goodland, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lucile Howe Memorial Fund and left at the service or mailed to Koons Funeral Home in Goodland Kansas.

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Funeral services for 72-year old Carol June Marsh will be held Saturday, April 18 at 11:00am at Immanuel United Methodist Church in Bird City, Kansas. Visitation will be held Friday, April 17 from 1:00 – 5:00pm at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to Cheyenne County Hospital, St. Francis Kansas.

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Funeral services for 72-year old Larry Norman Kramer will be held Friday, April 17 at 10:00am at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis, Kansas. Visitation will be held Thursday, April 16 from 1:00 – 5:00pm at Knodel Funeral Home and prior to the service on Friday. Memorial contributions may be made to Bird City Senior Center, Bird City Kansas.

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A Celebration of Life Service for 58-year old Judy Mae Harper will be held Saturday, April 11 at 2:00pm at Bateman Funeral Home in Goodland, Kansas. Memorials may be directed to Hospice and sent to Bateman Funeral Home.

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Funeral services for 91-year old Irene Jewell will be held Thursday, April 9 at 10:30am at Koons Chapel in Goodland, Kansas. Visitation will be held Thursday, April 9 from 9:30am – 10:30am at Koons Chapel in Goodland. Memorial contributions for Irene Jewell may be left at the service or mailed to Koons Funeral Home in Goodland, Kansas.

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Funeral services for 99-year old Dorothy Horton will be held Saturday, April 4 at 3:00pm at Koons Chapel in Goodland, Kansas. Visitation will be held Saturday, April 4 from 1:00 – 3:00pm at Koons Chapel in Goodland. Memorials contributions for Dorothy Horton may be left at the service or mailed to Koons Funeral Home, Goodland Kansas.

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Public reception for 74-year old Janet Kae (Harrison) Mills will be held Saturday, March 28 at 2:00pm at the United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in St. Francis, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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“A Celebration of Life” will take place for 72-year old Jann Aldes (Hallagin) Gillespie on Wednesday, March 25 at 6:00pm at Bateman Funeral Home in Goodland, Kansas. Family services will be held in McDonald Cemetery on Saturday, May 23. Memorial contributions will be designated by the family at a later date and may be sent to Bateman Funeral Home.

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Funeral services for 102-year old Wayne L. Barr will be held Thursday, March 26 at 1:00pm at Cheyenne Wells United Methodist Church. Visitation will be held from 5:00 – 7:00pm Wednesday, March 25 at Brown Funeral Home in Cheyenne Wells, Colorado. Memorial contributions may be made to Cheyenne Wells United Methodist Church in care of Brown Funeral Home.

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Funeral services for 86-year old Garold Lee Paintin will be held Saturday, March 21 at 11:00am at Brown Funeral Home Chapel in Burlington, Colorado. Visitation will be held from 5:00 – 8:00pm Friday, March 20 at Brown Funeral Home. Memorial Contributions may be made to American Legion Post #138 in Stratton, Colorado.

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Mass of Christian Burial for 90-year old Wade Cummings will be held Wednesday, March 18 at 10:00am at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Goodland, Kansas. Vigil and Rosary will begin at 6:00pm Tuesday, March 17 at the church. Memorials may be made to OLPH Catholic Church and may be left at the services or mailed to Koons Funeral Home in Goodland, Kansas.

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Graveside services will be held for Juanita W Johnson on Friday, March 20 at 3:00pm at the Goodland Cemetery. Memorial contributions will be designated by the family at a later date and may be sent to Bateman Funeral Home in Goodland, Kansas.

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Mass of Christian Burial for 91-year old Billie Clapper will be held Wednesday, March 18 at 11:00am at St. Charles Catholic Church in Stratton, Colorado. Visitation will be held from 6:00 – 8:00pm Tuesday, March 17 with Parish Rosary to be recited at 7:00pm at St. Charles Catholic Church. Memorial contributions may be made in Billie’s name to the St. Charles Catholic Church.

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Funeral services for 92-year old Von Chisum will be held Tuesday, March 17 at 1:00pm at United Methodist Church in Sharon Springs, Kansas. Visitation will be held Monday, March 16 from 5:00 – 7:00pm at Koons Funeral Home in Sharon Springs. Memorial contributions may be made to Rural Fireman’s Association and may also be left at the service or mailed to Koons Funeral Home.

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Graveside Services will be held for 74-year old Eileen Weis Friday, March 13 at 11:00am at Fairview Cemetery in Burlington, Colorado. Visitation will be held Thursday, March 12 from 5:00 – 7:00pm at the Love Funeral Home in Burlington.

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Funeral services for 44-year old Kari Lynette (Milliken) Gilliland will be held Friday, March 13 at 10:30am at Peace Lutheran Church in St. Francis, Kansas. Visitation will be held Thursday, March 12 from 1:00 – 6:00pm at Knodel Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Francis Community Foundation, Cheyenne County Hospital, or the United Methodist Church.

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Funeral services for 80-year old Albert “Bert” J Follett will be held Saturday, March 14 at 1:30pm at First Christian Church in St. Francis, Kansas. Visitation will be held Friday, March 13 from 1:00 – 6:00pm at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church in St. Francis or the Wesleyan Community Church in Bird City.

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Funeral services for 69-year old Gary L Webring will held Tuesday, March 10 at 10:30am at Bateman Funeral Home in Goodland, Kansas. Visitation will be held Monday, March 9 from 5:00 – 7:00pm.  Memorial contributions will be directed to the Multiple Sclerosis Society and may be sent to Bateman Funeral Home in Goodland.

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Funeral services for 56-year old Terry Joe Martin will be held Saturday, March 7 at 10:30am at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Goodland, Kansas. Visitation will be held Friday, March 6 from 4:00 – 7:00pm at Bateman Funeral Home in Goodland, Kansas. Memorials will be designated by the family at a later date and may be sent to the funeral home.

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Funeral services for 90-year old Virginia L Wilkinson will be held Saturday, February 28 at 1:30pm at Koons Chapel in Goodland, Kansas. Visitation will be held Friday, February 27 from 3:00 – 6:00pm at Koons Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the Virginia Wilkinson Memorial Fund and left at the service or mailed to Koons Funeral Home in Goodland Kansas.

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Memorial services for 58-year old Lathan “Lance” Long will be held Saturday, February 28 at 11:00am at the First Baptist Church in St. Francis, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be given to Hospice Services, Cheyenne County Ambulance, and Cheyenne County Cruisers.

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Funeral services for 79-year old Gustav “Gus” Lippert will be held Saturday, February 21 at 11:00am at Salem Lutheran Church in St. Francis, Kansas. Visitation will be held Friday, February 20 from 2:00 – 8:00pm at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to the Gus Kippert Memorial Fund.

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Funeral services for 89-year old Paul William Raile will be held Friday, February 20 at 12:00pm at St. Francis Cemetery in St. Francis, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to the Paul Raile memorial Fund.

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Funeral services for 94-year old Loren Pottorff will be held Friday, February 20 at 1:00pm at Stratton church of God in Stratton, Colorado. Visit lovefuneralhomes.com to leave a condolence for the family and sign their register book.

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Funeral services for 97-year old Clifford J. Homm will be held Monday, February 16 at 2:00pm at St. John United Church of Christ in Idalia, Colorado. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorial contributions may be made in Clifford’s name to the charity of your choice and may be left at or sent to the Bank of the West, Burlington, Colorado.

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Funeral services for 77-year old Darrel Williams will be held Thursday, February 19 at 10:00 am at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Goodland, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to Good Samaritan Society of Sherman County, Hospice Services of Sherman County, or Emmanuel Lutheran Church.

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Funeral services for 94-year old Nancy Marion Phillips will be held Tuesday, February 10 at 11:00am at Seibert Cemetery in Seibert, Colorado. Visitation will be held Monday, February 9 from 5:00 – 7:00pm at Brown Funeral Home in Burlington, Colorado. Memorial contributions may be made to Seibert Ambulance service or Grace Manor Nursing Home in care of Brown Funeral Home.

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Funeral services for 97-year old Irene Mae Kehlbeck will be held Monday, February 9 at 10:30am at St. John Lutheran Church in Bird City, Kansas.  Visitation will be held Sunday from 1:00 – 7:00 at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John Lutheran Church in Bird City and Prairie Senior Living Complex in Colby.

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Funeral services for 73-year old Eddie Emig will be held Saturday, February 7 at 10:00am at Calvary Gospel Church in Goodland, Kansas. Visitation will be held at Koons Chapel in Goodland, Kansas on Friday, February 6, from 3:00 – 7:00pm with family present from 3:00 – 5:00pm. Memorial contributions may be made to either the Sherman County Community Service or the NW Kansas Animal Shelter.

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Memorial services for 35-year old Thea Glennita Brown will be held Saturday, February 7 at 10:30am at Bateman Funeral Home in Goodland, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be sent to the funeral home.

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Funeral services for 79-year old Al Bandel will be held Friday, January 30 at 10:30am at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Burlington, Colorado. Visitation will be held at the church one hour prior to the service. Memorials may be made in Al’s name and may be left at or sent to Frontier Bank, Burlington, Colorado.

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Funeral services for 89-year old Betty J. Talbert will be held Thursday, January 29 at 10:00am at the United Methodist Church in Cheyenne Wells, Colorado. Visitation will be held Wednesday, January 28 from 6:00 – 8:00pm at Brown Funeral Home in Cheyenne Wells. Memorial contributions may be made to Eastern Colorado Historical Society in care of Brown Funeral Home.

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Funeral services for 83-year old Claude J. Schmatjen will be held Friday, January 30 at 1:00pm at the United Methodist Church in Cheyenne Wells, Colorado. Visitation will be held Thursday, January 29 from 6:00 – 8:00pm at Koons Chapel in Goodland, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to the Claude J. Schmatjen Memorial and left at the service or mailed to Koons Funeral Home.

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Funeral services for 80-year old Sylvus H. Benge will be held Tuesday, January 27 at 11:00am at the United Methodist Church in Cheyenne Wells, Colorado. Visitation will be held Monday from 6:00 – 8:00pm at Brown Funeral Home in Cheyenne Wells. Memorial contributions may be made to Cheyenne Wells Telephone Museum in care of Brown Funeral Home.

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Funeral services for 94-year old Helen M Penn will be held Saturday, January 24 at 2:00pm at United Methodist Church in Sharon Springs, Kansas. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Memorials may be made to Wallace County Ambulance Association and left at the service or mailed to Koons Funeral Home in Goodland, Kansas.

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Funeral services for 62-year old Doyle J. Weingardt will be held Saturday, January 24 at 2:00pm at Love Funeral Home in Burlington, Colorado. Memorials may be made in Doyle’s name to the Burlington Volunteer Fire Department and may be left at or sent to the Frontier, Burlington, Colorado.

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Funeral services for 86-year old Edna Bishop will be held Saturday, January 24 at 10:30am at United Methodist Church in Kanorado, Kansas. Memorial Contributions may be made in Edna’s name to the Kanorado Senior Center and may be left at or sent to the Bank of the West, Burlington, Colorado.

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Funeral services for 88-year old Norvin Justice Anderson will be held Friday, January 23 at 11:00am at United Methodist Church in St. Francis, Kansas. Visitation will be Thursday from 1-6pm at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Services.

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Funeral services for 82-year old Carol Gattshall will be held Thursday, January 22 at 10:00am at Harvest Evangelical Free Church in Goodland, Kansas. Visitation will be Wednesday from 3-7pm at Koons Chapel in Goodland, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to Carol Gattshall Memorial and left at or mailed to Koons Funeral Home.

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Funeral services for 90-year old Marle (McClelland) Edwards will be held Friday, January 23 at the Methodist Church in Goodland with burial to follow at the Goodland Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, January 22 from 3-5pm at Bateman Funeral Home. Memorials will be designated at a later date and may be sent to the funeral home.

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Funeral services for 85-year old Fern Stout will be held Tuesday, January 20 at 10:00am at First Baptist Church, Burlington, in  Burlington, Colorado. Visitation will be held from 5-7pm, Monday, January 19 at the Love Funeral Home in Burlington.

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Funeral services for 94-year old Louis A Conrardy will be held Friday, January 16 at 10:00am at St. Charles Catholic Church in Stratton, Colorado. Visitation will be held Thursday from 6-8pm with a Parish Rosary to be recited at 7:00pm at the St. Charles Catholic Church in Stratton. Memorial contributions may be made in Louise’s name to the Grace Manor Care Center and may be left at or sent to the Colorado East Bank and Trust.

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Funeral services for 88-year old Margie May Albers will be held Tuesday, January 13 at 1:00pm at United Methodist Church in Goodland, Kansas. Visitation will be held Monday from 6-7pm at Koons Chapel in Goodland. Memorial contributions may be made to the Calvary Gospel Church building fund and may be left or mailed to Koons Funeral Home.

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Memorial services for 85-year old Joy Anne Edna (Hamann) Sawyer will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, January 10 at Tribune United Methodist Church in Tribune. Memorial contributions may be made to Tribune United Methodist Church or Wesley Children’s Choir in care of Sharon Springs United Methodist Church.

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Funeral services for 99-year old Ruby Agnes Shade will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, January 10 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Kit Carson, Colorado. Visitation will be held Saturday at the church prior to the service.  Memorial contributions may be made to Bent County Nursing Home in care of Brown Funeral Home.

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Funeral services for 85-year old Opal R Klassen will be held at 1:00pm Thursday, January 8 at Vona Baptist Church in Vona, Colorado. Visitation will be held from 5-7pm Wednesday, January 7 at Love Funeral Home in Burlington, Colorado. Memorial contributions may be made in Opal’s name to the Cheyenne Manor in Cheyenne Wells and may be left at or sent to Equitable Savings and Loan Bank, Burlington, Colorado.

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Funeral services for 64-year old Daryl L. Pickard will be held at 11:00am Saturday, January 3 at Vona Baptist Church in Vona, Colorado. Visitation will be held from 6-8pm Friday, January 2 at Brown Funeral Home in Burlington, Colorado. Memorial contributions may be made to Vona Baptist Church in care of Brown Funeral Home.

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Funeral services for 86-year old LaVera Alice (Raile) Beringer will be held at 10:30am Monday, January 5 at Salem Lutheran Church in Rural St. Francis, Kansas. Visitation will be held from 3-8pm on Sunday, January 4 at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis, Kansas.  Memorial contributions may be made to Salem Lutheran Church.

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Funeral services for 88-year old Yvonne Gumb will be held at 11am Wednesday, December 31 at United Methodist Church in Cheyenne Wells, Colorado.  Memorials may be made in Yvonne’s name to the United Methodist Church in Cheyenne Wells or to the Cheyenne Manor and may be left at or sent to the Eastern Colorado Bank in Cheyenne Wells, Colorado.

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Funeral services for 70-year old Elizabeth “Liz” Jenkins will be held at 10:30am Tuesday, December 30 at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Burlington, Colorado. Visitation will be held from 6-8pm on Monday December 29 at the Love Funeral Home in Burlington. Memorial contributions may be made in Liz’s name and left at or sent to the Colorado east Bank and Trust in Stratton, Colorado.

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Funeral services for 87-year old Kenneth E Pickard will be held at 11am Friday, December 19 at Vona Baptist Church in Vona, Colorado. Visitation will be held from 5-7pm on Thursday, December 18 at Love Funeral Home in Burlington, Colorado. Memorial contributions may be made to Aspen Leaf Assisted Living Center in Flagler.

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Funeral services for 88-year old Sylvia Louise Hurst of Goodland, Kansas will be held at 10am Saturday December 20 at First Christian Church in Goodland, Kansas. Visitation will be held from 9-10am Saturday December 20 at First Christian Church. Memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church.

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Funeral services for 86-year old Esther Luella Semler of St. Francis, Kansas will be held at 11am Friday December 19 at Peace Lutheran Church in St. Francis.  Visitation will be held Thursday from 1-7pm at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis.  Memorial contributions may be made to Cheyenne County Hospital or Good Samaritan Society both of St. Francis.

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Funeral services for 93-year old Beulah May (Franklin) Cress of Sherman County, Kansas will be held at 10am Friday December 19 at Pleasant Home Church. Visitation will be held Thursday, December 18 3 – 7pm at Koons Chapel in Goodland, Kansas.  Family will be present Thursday from 5-7pm.  Memorial contributions may be left at the service or mailed to Koons Funeral Home.

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Funeral services for 91-year old Elvin V. Fox of Arapahoe, Colorado will be held at 11:00 Friday December 12 at Arapahoe Community Church in Arapahoe. Visitation will be held on Thursday at Brown Funeral Home in Cheyenne Wells from 5:00 – 7:00pm. Memorial contributions may be made to Arapahoe Community Church in care of Brown Funeral Home.

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Funeral services for 93-year old Maxine Clark of Burlington, Colorado will be Friday December 12 at 10:30 at Bethel Assembly of God Church in Burlington. Visitation will be held on Thursday December 11 from 5:00 – 7:00 at the Love Funeral Home in Burlington.  Memorial contributions may be made in Maxine’s name to the Bethel Assembly of God Church and may be left at or sent to the Bank of Burlington.

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Funeral services for 79-year old Elaine Kehlbeck of Saint Francis will be Wednesday at 2:30 at United Methodist Church in Saint Francis, with her urn resting at Bird City Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Memorials are suggested to Hospice Services & United Methodist Church.
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Funeral services for 63-year old Marta J. Ketler will be held Saturday at 10:30 at Bateman Funeral Home in Goodland. Memorials may be sent to PO Box 278.
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96-year old Otto Bandel of Saint Francis died Tuesday at Good Samaritan Society. He was born in 1918 in Sarata, Romania, and is survived by his brother, Ruben Bandel, of Saint Francis. Visitation is scheduled for Thursday from 1 to 7 at Knodel Funeral Home in Saint Francis, with a funeral service Friday at 11 at Peace Luthern Church, with burial in Saint Francis Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Good Samaritan Society in Saint Francis.

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Funeral Services for Barb Pralle, age 84,

will be held Wednesday, November 26, at 10:00 a.m. at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Burlington, Colorado

Visitation: None

Interment: Will be held in the Fairview Cemetery in Burlington, Colorado

Memorials: May be made in Barb’s name to the burlington Public Library and may be left at or sent to the Equitable Savings and Loan Bank in Burlington

Online Condolences: www.lovefuneralhomes.com

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Services for Ellen R. Sponsel, age 88,

will be held Tuesday, November 25, at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church in Cheyenne Wells

Burial: Fairview Cemetery in Cheyenne Wells, Colorado

Rosary: Monday, November 24, at 6:00 p.m.

Visitation: Prior to the rosary at the church

Online Condolences: www.brownfuneraldirectors.com

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Services for Helen P. Scheierman, age 88,

will be held Wednesday, November 26, at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Burlington, Colorado

Burial: Fairview Cemetery in Burlington, Colorado

Visitation: 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 25 at Brown Funeral Home

Memorials: Trinity Lutheran Church or Kit Carson County Ambulance in c/o Brown Funeral Home, P.O. Box 475; Burlington Colorado 80807

Online Condolences: www.brownfuneraldirectors.com

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Funeral information for Ellen r. Sponsel, age 88,

For complete Funeral Notice and Obituary information or to sign the guest book or give private condolences go to www.brownfuneraldirectors.com

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