Our Obituaries

Robert Thompson Highgate

August 13, 1933 - November 25, 2016

Robert "Bob" Thompson Highgate, 83, passed peacefully in his home in Salina on Friday, Nov. 25 2016, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Nancy A. (Frame) Highgate; parents, Robert I. and Mary T. Highgate; and sister, Jean Woodard. Bob was born in Memphis, TN on Aug. 13th, 1933. In youth, he achieved his Eagle Scout Badge and...
View Tribute »

Henry Lee "Black Hawk" Vinyard

February 21, 1943 - November 20, 2016

Henry Lee Vinyard (Aka Black Hawk) 317 NE 12th St of Abilene passed away on November, 20, 2016. He lived in Abilene for 13 years (2003 to 2016); prior to that he lived in Salina for 24 years. Henry was born February 21, 1943, in Fayette, MO. He was the son of Rhoda Mae Vinyard and Edward Vinyard Jr. In 1963, he joined the United States Army in which he served 3 years. He worked for the Salina...
View Tribute »

Elna "Faye" Breer

June 2, 1946 - November 16, 2016

Elna "Faye" Breer, 70, of Salina, passed away Wednesday, November 16, 2016. She was born June 2, 1946 in Smith Center, KS. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alfred and Elsie (McDonald) West; and a sister, Marilyn Rief. Survivors include her loving husband of 27 years, Michael Breer of the home; sister, Donna L. West; nieces, Anne Brown, Amee Rief, and Enita Larson; nephew, Edward...
View Tribute »

SSG Francis J. Wilcox

April 25, 1933 - November 9, 2016

SSG Francis J. Wilcox, 83, of Salina, passed away Wednesday, November 9, 2016. He was born April 25, 1933 in Coshocton Ohio to Charles F. and Sarah J. (Wright) Wilcox, whom precede him in death. Francis worked for Vidricksen Catering for many years as well as being a custodian for USD 305 and for Christ the King Church here in Salina. Of the many remarkable and memorable things about...
View Tribute »

Judith Annette Wieringa

February 17, 1940 - November 8, 2016

Judy Annette Wieringa, born February 17, 1940, of Salina, Kansas went to be with her parents Dorothy and Paul Mobley Tuesday, November 8, 2016. She is survived by her daughter, Diane (Wieringa) Milligan (Timothy) of Gum Spring, Virginia, son, Michael Wieringa (Michelle) of Hudsonville, Michigan, brother Richard Mobley (Karol) of Nixa, Missouri, sister Marilynn Mobley and just like a sister,...
View Tribute »

Gerald Eldon Hoover

January 30, 1939 - November 8, 2016

Gerald Eldon Hoover, 77, of Salina, passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2016. He was born January 30, 1939 in Leadville, Colorado. He retired from Robert's Dairy after 39 years of service. Preceding him in death were his parents, Jack and Margaret Hoover; brothers, Donald, Ronald and Cecil Hoover; and sister, Norma Lentz. Survivors include his companion and mother of his children,...
View Tribute »

William "Joe" Long

August 13, 1948 - November 7, 2016

Wm. "Joe" Long, 68 of Salina, passed away Monday, November 7, 2016. William was born August 13, 1948 in Enid, OK. to Lawrence and Beulah (Cox) Long. Joe proudly served 22 years in the United States Navy, retiring as a Master Chief. Following his retirement from the Navy he went to work for Hawker Beechcraft. Joe was an avid fisherman and enjoyed woodworking in his shop at home. Joe was...
View Tribute »

Robert Roy Moody

November 9, 1939 - November 4, 2016

Robert R. Moody, 76, of Salina, passed away Friday, November 4, 2016 with his loving family by his side. He was born November 09, 1939 in Chapman to Herbert and Alverta (Adam) Moody. He worked for the City of Salina as an operator in the water department where he retired in 2010. Robert had a love of cars and ran gas and service stations in several locations in Salina from 1965 ...
View Tribute »

Marie Phuc Thi Tran

November 1, 1948 - November 4, 2016

Marie Phuc Thi Tran, 68, of Salina, passed away Friday, November 4, 2016 with her loving family by her side. She was born November 1, 1948 in Soc Trang, Vietnam. She worked and retired after 15 years from Schwan's Frozen Foods, where she worked on the production line. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hong C. Tran, her parents; Van Nguyen Hoa and Tran Thi Hoa, and a brother; Giang...
View Tribute »

Harold Dean Pack

August 21, 1926 - November 1, 2016

Harold Dean Pack, 90, of Salina, passed away Nov. 1, 2016. He was born Aug. 21, 1926 in Munden. Harold worked at Sears for 15 years as a Sales Manager, was a devoted accountant for Graves Truckline for 20 years, and a veteran of the US Army. Harold enjoyed the beauty of photography and woodworking. Harold is survived by: his loving children, sons, Larry Pack and wife, Patricia, of...
View Tribute »

Roberta "Kay" Plante

March 22, 1962 - October 26, 2016

Roberta Kay Plante, 54, Salina, died Wednesday, October 26, 2016. Kay was born March 22, 1962 in Colby to Agnes E. Meissen Plante and Edmond F. (Pete) Plante, Damar, KS. Kay retired from UPS. She was preceded in death by her parents; and father; Fred E. Nurse. Kay enjoyed design and sewing gifts for the Children's Christmas Gift Program and for Catholic Charities. Survivors include...
View Tribute »

Gregory Morgan

March 3, 1964 - October 19, 2016

Gregory Morgan, 52, of Salina, passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2016. He was born March 3, 1964 in New Orleans. He worked for Walmart. He was preceded in death by his parents, James P. and Evelyn E. (O'Neil) Morgan; granddaughter, ShauTavia S.S. Burse. Survivors include his wife, JoAnn Morgan; children, Greonna L. Morgan, Gloria Burse-Hutchens, Bruce Burse, John Lee Burse, Anthony...
View Tribute »

Diana Lynne Boos

July 6, 1963 - September 30, 2016

Diana Lynne Boos, 53, of Salina, passed away Friday, September 30, 2016. She was born July 6, 1963 in Kimball, NE. She worked as a Personal Assistant for OCCK for 15 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond E and Erna J. Reddig Sr.; foster mother, Rose Vawter and grandson, Aiden Reddig. Survivors include her son, Aaron (Ashley) Reddig of Mulvane; daughter, Jennifer...
View Tribute »

Marlene J Caldwell

June 10, 1953 - September 17, 2016

Marlene Joanne (Elliott) Caldwell, 63 of Bennington, passed away Saturday, September 17, 2016 with her loving family by her side. Marlene was the second to the oldest of eight children born to Glen L. and Betty J. (Crown) Elliott, June 10, 1953 in Biloxi, Mississippi. Marlene babysat all through her high school years, which enabled her to move out of her parents' home at the age of 18....
View Tribute »

Michael David Gregory

September 15, 1953 - September 13, 2016

Major Michael David Gregory, 62, of Junction City, passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2016 in Wichita. He was born September 15, 1953 in Des Moines, Iowa. Michael served his country with pride. His first enlistment was in the Marine Corp from 1971 until 1973. Michael was honorably discharged from the Marines and enlisted in the United States Army in 1974. He proudly served as a...
View Tribute »

Larry Scott Heath

December 9, 1957 - September 8, 2016

Larry Scott Heath, 58, of Salina, passed away Thursday, September 8, 2016. He was born December 9, 1957 in Salina. Larry was the owner and operator of Heath Auto and Truck, West of Salina for nearly 22 years. Larry is preceded in death by his parents, Charley Ford Heath Sr. and Patricia Ann (Bell) Heath; brothers, Rick Heath and Charley F. Heath Jr.; former wife, Rhonda Lea Lowrey;...
View Tribute »

Verla Mae Cott

April 19, 1926 - September 7, 2016

Verla Mae Bernhardt Cott, 90, passed away, Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 with her loving family by her side. She was born April 19th, 1926 to German immigrants Henry F. and Mary Elizabeth Hill Bernhardt on the family farm by Tampa, Kansas. Verla was the youngest of eight children. Verla's dad passed away when she was 11 years old. Verla found her Savior as a member of the Stassburg Baptist...
View Tribute »

Kim "Bill" On Low

September 3, 1930 - August 27, 2016

Kim "Bill" On Low, 85, of Salina, passed away Saturday, August 27, 2016. He was born September 3, 1930 in Canton, China. He owned and operated Mar's Restaurant, where he retired in 1999. He was preceded in death by his parents, Guey Tong and Fung Tay Low; Kim's grandson, Rickey Lee Hoopes; and his brothers, Kim Q. Low and Bob Mar. He was also preceded in death by his sister ...
View Tribute »

Carole Maxine Barry

August 25, 1945 - August 22, 2016

Carole Maxine Barry, 70, formerly of Topeka, passed away Monday, August 22, 2016. She was born August 25, 1945 in Lincoln, KS. She worked for National Resource as a children's book editor for 3 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harley and Ilene (Peterson) Leach; husband, Cary Barry, 2009; daughter, Sara Aldridge; and her sister, Sherry Loretta Leach; ...
View Tribute »

Fern J Morgan

May 25, 1926 - August 21, 2016

Fern J. Morgan, 90, of Assaria, passed away Sunday, August 21, 2016. She was born May 25, 1926 in Salina. She worked for Tony's Pizza as a Line Attendant. She was preceded in death by her parents, Benjamin and Floy Herrington; her first husband, Vernie Burkett; second husband, Mayo E. Morgan; and sister, Hazel Myers. Survivors include her sons, Ernie Burkett and wife, Becky of Heath,...
View Tribute »

Susan Jane Corder

June 7, 1948 - August 20, 2016

Susan Jane Corder, 68, of Evanston, WY, formerly of Salina, passed away Saturday, August 20th at her home. She was born on June 7, 1948 in Salina, Kansas, to Richard and Norma (Stephenson) Carlson. She received her degree from Fort Hays State University and graduated Summa Cum Laude Susan married Michael Corder on June 15, 1968 in Salina, Kansas. After moving to Evanston,...
View Tribute »

Alan Jeffery Steinborn

February 25, 1992 - August 10, 2016

Alan Jeffrey Steinborn, 24, of Salina, passed away Wednesday, August 10, 2016. Alan was born February 25, 1992, here in Salina. Those who deeply loved Alan include; his parents; Ralph A. and Susan J. Steinborn; his brother, Ralph A. Steinborn III and wife, Kadie; two sisters; Crystal A. Leatherman, and Amanda J. and her significant other, Derek Ross, of Salina; his grandmother, ...
View Tribute »

Dora Anne Quathamer

April 13, 1941 - August 9, 2016

Dora A. (Criswell) Quathamer, 75, of Salina, passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2016. She was born April 13, 1941 in Odense, KS. Dora worked for 30 years as an RN around the Wamego and Alma area. Dora met the love of her life; Geard D. Quathamer and were married July 17, 1966 in Humboldt, KS. Out of this union came four children whom Dora loved and adored; Geard J., Jane, Tina and Jennifer. ...
View Tribute »

LeAnna Brooks

November 9, 1914 - August 5, 2016

LeAnna Brooks was born on November 9, 1914 in Admire, Kansas and went to be with her Lord on August 5, 2016 in Leawood, KS. She was the third child of Earl Nichols and Nora Stinson Nichols. She spent her childhood and youth on the family farm near Harveyville, KS, and graduated from Harveyville High School in 1933. While attending business school in Topeka, she accepted a job...
View Tribute »

Alberta Woodard

July 9, 1935 - July 28, 2016

Alberta McNeill Woodard, daughter of the late George McNeill and Idella McLean McNeill, was born July 9, 1935 in Raeford, North Carolina. She was the eldest of ten children raised on a farm. She accepted Christ at an early age and served faithfully in the church. She was an excellent student in school and always gave her best effort. After graduating from high school she moved to New York City....
View Tribute »

Ian R. Shuey

March 30, 1986 - July 28, 2016

Ian R. Shuey, 30, of Great Bend, passed away Thursday, July 28, 2016. Ian was born March 30, 1986 in Great Bend, KS to Paul Shryock and Kelley Shuey. Ian was employed with Chism's Trash Service in Great Bend as a truck driver. He was preceded in death by his father; Paul Shryock, grandfather; Raymond Shuey, grandmother; Darlene Wilhelm-Shuey and a grandfather; Jim Pettijohn. Survivors...
View Tribute »

Helen Marie Ahlman

October 16, 1934 - July 28, 2016

Helen Marie (Pokett) Ahlman, Mankato, born October 16, 1934 in Laurel, Nebraska to Paul and Campsa (Joslin) Pokett, entered into rest on Thursday, July 28, 2016 in Wichita, KS at the age of 81. Helen graduated from Laurel High School in Laurel, Nebraska. Helen married Fred Ahlman on October 4, 1962 in Fairbury, Neb. They moved to Mankato in 1963 and built the Crest Vue Motel. They sold the...
View Tribute »

Shirley Dean Cole

August 16, 1931 - July 26, 2016

Shirley Dean Cole, 84 of Salina, passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2016. She was born August 16, 1931 in Hendley, Nebraska to George S and Bertha L. (Lehn) Brubaker. She retired from the Salina Country Club where Shirley worked as a housekeeping supervisor for 12 years. She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Sylvia L. Brummett; and her sister; Dorothy Schmidt. ...
View Tribute »

Rose Anna Ward

November 8, 1941 - July 13, 2016

Rose Anna Ward, 74 of Salina, passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2016. She was born November 8, 1941 in Salina to John M and Virginia J. Ludes, Sr., whom precede her in death. She retired after 25 years with the Bethel School District in Spanaway, WA. where she was the Director of Children's Nutrition. Following her retirement, Rose and her husband; Neal "Scotty" returned to Salina in 2003. ...
View Tribute »

Larry L. Nelson

March 26, 1958 - July 7, 2016

Larry L. Nelson, 58, of Salina, passed away Thursday, July 7, 2016. He was born March 26, 1958 in Rock Island, IL. He was an independent broker for 30 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond Nelson and Marion (Hoffman) Nelson; and granddaughter, Chloe Bunger. Survivors include his wife, Teresa M. (Fross) Nelson of the home; children, Jennifer L. Nelson, Jami M. (Brandon)...
View Tribute »

Kimberly Kay Bray

December 5, 1961 - July 4, 2016

Kimberly Kay Bray, 54, of Salina, passed away Monday, July 4, 2016. She was born December 5, 1961 in Salina. She worked as a receptionist for Sunflower Bank for eight years. She was preceded in death by her parents; Kenneth and Sharon (Larson) Brown and her sister; Debbie Thummel. Survivors include her husband, Nick; and son, T.J, of the home; Kimberly was also...
View Tribute »

John Joseph McGreevy

March 3, 1932 - June 16, 2016

John Joseph McGreevy, 84, of Salina, passed away Thursday, June 16, 2016 with his loving family by his side. John was born March 3, 1932 in St. Bridgett, KS to John and Mary (Miller) McGreevy. John retired from the Kansas Department of Transportation after 41years of service, where he was a technical engineer. John was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Emmett McGreevy,...
View Tribute »

Barbara Jo Dooley-Willis

May 2, 1936 - June 3, 2016

Barbara Jo Dooley-Willis was born in Exeter, Missouri to Edith and Cecil Dooley in 1936. Barbara died June 3, 2016, at the age of 80. Barbara and Edward had three children. After the death of Edward, Barbara and the kids moved to Tulsa. Barbara took a job as a Police Dispatcher for Tulsa Police Department. Her final home was in Collinsville, Oklahoma. Barbara is preceded in death by her...
View Tribute »

Tyrek Dalton Gill

May 29, 2016 - May 29, 2016

Tyrek Dalton Gill, of Salina, born and passed away Sunday, May 29, 2016 in Wichita, KS. Tyrek was preceded in death by great grandparents, Clara and Levertis Lowe, James and Ruby Cole and Phoebe Hamilton; aunts, Sheila Easley and Felicia Cole; uncle, DeWitt Wolfert. Tyrek is survived by his parents; Eric Gill and Takeyla Clark, of the home, brother; Nazerr Gill; sisters, Tyrionna Lowe,...
View Tribute »

Vicky Jean Hay

July 8, 1957 - May 27, 2016

Vicki Jean Hay, 58 of Lyons, passed away Friday, May 27, 2016 in Salina. She was born July 8, 1957 in Tabor, Iowa. She was preceded in death by her mother; Twyla Lawrence, her sister; Carla Biessene and her brother; Robin Lawrence. Survivors include her father; Robert E. Lawrence of Lyons, her loving husband of 38 years, Thomas Hay, children; Ginger Brunning of Ellsworth, Thomas (Gabrielle...
View Tribute »

Robert Leon Leiker

September 30, 1922 - May 22, 2016

Robert Leon Leiker, 93, of Salina, passed away, May 22, 2016. He was born September 30, 1922 in Kanopolis, KS. He retired from Crestwood Inc. as a cabinet maker. He was preceded in death by his parents; Adolph and Esther (Beighly) Leiker; His wife, Mae Leiker; sister, Sally Voeltz, and grandson, Jeremy Zimmer Survivors include his children; Diana Ingalsbe, of Destin, FL, Kathy Leiker,...
View Tribute »

Henry Diaz Martinez, Sr.

July 20, 1934 - May 21, 2016

Henry Diaz Martinez Sr., 81, of Salina, danced into Heaven, May 21, 2016. He was born July 20, 1934 in Stamford, TX. Henry was a loyal employee of J.S. Frank Construction for 20 years, as a heavy equipment operator. Henry and Dolores purchased, owned, and operated Dallas Cleaners for 38 years, providing first rate service for their clientele. Henry was preceded in death by his...
View Tribute »

Merce B Martinez

September 24, 1940 - May 17, 2016

Merce B. Martinez, 75, of Salina, passed away May 17, 2016. She was born September 24th, 1940 in Fashing, TX to Antonio and Caridad Benavidez. She retired in 2006 from King Windows in Salina. Her first employer in Salina was Tony's Pizza in 1970. She then took employment for the USD 305 Salina Central High School cafeteria. Following was REMA Bakeware in Salina, Russell Stover's of Abilene...
View Tribute »

Thomas J Jarvis

February 15, 1953 - May 10, 2016

Thomas Jarvis, 63, Salina, KS, passed May 10, 2016. He was born February 15, 1953, also in Salina. Following in his father's footsteps, he worked as a heavy equipment operator for most of his life. He always said he was just a grown up boy who still loved to play in the dirt. He was preceded in death by his parents Donald and Phyllis (Gibson) Jarvis; and his wife, Barbara. ...
View Tribute »

Connie Joyce Corby

May 8, 1948 - May 1, 2016

Connie J. Corby, 67, of Salina, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2016. She was born May 8, 1948 in Roscoe, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, J. B. and Judy F. (Folmar) Dawson; and brother, David Dawson. Survivors include her daughters, Kristen Becker and Special Friend Wayne Schneider, and Kimberly J. (Shannon) Garrett; brothers, Marvin Dawson, Gary Dawson and Charles Dawson;...
View Tribute »

Mignon Susan Martin

January 24, 1944 - April 29, 2016

Mignon Susan Martin, 72, of Salina, passed away Friday, April 29, 2016. She was born January 24, 1944 in Rochester, MN. She was preceded in death by her parents, John Perry and Mignon Corwin (House) Whitlock; brothers, Raymond and Robert Whitlock; and sister, Mary Wenzel. Survivors include her, children, Mignon M. (Darren) Brown of Manhattan, Derrick C. Martin of Fayetteville, NC, Shawn S....
View Tribute »

Song Mi Horton

February 2, 1961 - April 28, 2016

The angels wept Thursday, April 28, 2016, as Song Mi Horton, 55, of Salina entered the gates of Heaven, leaving behind her beloved husband of nearly 35 years; Danny B. Horton, her only son; Thomas L (Julie) Horton of Salina, and her precious 18 month old granddaughter; Zola Grace Horton and her mother; Chong Hae Su of Salina. Song was born February 5, 1961 in Seoul, Korea to Chong Hae Su and...
View Tribute »

Ruth E. Abrams

April 27, 1932 - April 27, 2016

Ruth E. Abrams, 84, of Culver, passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2016. She was born April 27, 1932 in Arkansas City, KS. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Grace (Myers) Barton; husband, Leslie R. Abrams; daughters, Linda Baxter and Anita Johnson; brother, Robert Barton; and sister, Betty Robertson. Survivors include her daughters, Angela Abrams of Culver and Tessa (Patrick...
View Tribute »

Jadin Marie Ellyson

May 14, 1990 - April 26, 2016

Jadin Marie Ellyson, 25, of Missouri, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2016. She was born May 14, 1990 in Searcy, Arkansas. She is survived by her fathers, Gerald and Doug Ellyson; mother, Julie Johnson; three children, Clara Renae Schmutz, Arabella Ellyson and Aiden Orion Jipson; and siblings, Jastin Ellyson, Jessy Dismukes and Trevor Johnson; She will forever be in our hearts and dearly...
View Tribute »

Janice Marie Lewis

August 16, 1943 - April 18, 2016

Janice M. Lewis, 72, of Salina, passed away Monday, April 18, 2016. She was born August 16, 1943 in Fort Riley, KS. She worked for Salina Regional Health Center in Clerical work for over 40 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Marvin and Beverly (Weaver) Fetter; husband, Robert K. Lewis. Survivors include her sons, Kenneth Lewis and Tod Lewis both of Salina; brother, Marvin...
View Tribute »

Robert G. Goodwin

February 25, 1925 - April 14, 2016

Robert G. Goodwin, 91 of Salina, passed away Thursday, April 14, 2016. He was born February 25, 1925 in Belleville, KS to Robert M. and Mary A. (Nixon) Goodwin, who precede Robert in death. Robert retired from S.W. Bell in 1987 after 40 years of service. Robert started out as a linesman and later to become a teletype repair man. Robert was very proud of his military service, joining...
View Tribute »

Dennis P. King

April 6, 1947 - April 6, 2016

Dennis P. King, 69, of Salina, passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2016 with his family by his side. Dennis was born April 6, 1947 in Monett, MO to Paul and Betty (Branham) King, whom precede him in death. He was a lifelong machinist in his own business; High Velocity Cams, and had never really retiring. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his sister, Carol Booker. Survivors...
View Tribute »

Fern Marie Klameth

December 2, 1931 - March 29, 2016

Fern Marie Klameth was born Dec. 2, 1931 in Westphalia, Kansas to Clarence & Frieda Henkle. She married James Klameth, Jr. on June 12, 1949 in Ellsworth, Kansas. She passed away on March 29, 2016 at the age of 84. Fern lived in Salina, Kansas around 60 years, attending Trinity Lutheran Church until she moved to Edmond, OK and attended Holy Trinity Lutheran Church until her death. She was...
View Tribute »

Bonnie R. Long

June 30, 1936 - March 28, 2016

Bonnie R. Long, 79, of Salina, passed away Monday, March 28, 2016. She was born June 30, 1936 in Topeka, KS. Bonnie retired from Salina Regional Health Center as an RN after 38 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy L. and Norma R. (Clark) Fritz; brother, Daniel G. Fritz; and half-sister, Naida (Morris) Rake. Survivors include her loving husband of 60 years; Gaylen L. Long...
View Tribute »

Ilene Edna Rice

April 9, 1933 - March 26, 2016

Ilene E. Rice, 82, of Salina, passed away Saturday, March 26, 2016. She was born April 9, 1933 in Ottawa, Kansas. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Dora (Rush) Glenn; and a sister, Peggy Hobbs. Survivors include her children, Tina (Brian) Hamilton and Debbie Harman, both of Salina, Cindy Goff of Topeka, and Toni (Greg) Thompson of Bastrop, Texas; her sister, Della...
View Tribute »

Sandra Joann Miller

May 6, 1952 - March 14, 2016

Sandra J. Miller, 63, of Salina, passed away Monday, March 14, 2016. She was born May 6, 1952 in Abilene, KS. She worked for Josten Artex for 9 years. She was preceded in death by her mother, Esther Mae (Rider) Enger; sister-in-law, Kelle Enger, and brother-in-law, Charles Keating; Survivors include her loving husband of 45 years, Thomas W. Miller, Jr. of the home; father, Sanford J....
View Tribute »

Freda Froelich Maher

July 22, 1920 - March 13, 2016

Freda Froelich Maher, 95, of Fort Scott, KS, longtime resident of Salina passed away March 13, 2016. She was born July 22, 1920 in Abilene, KS. She was a farmer & business owner. She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Estella (Amann) Froelich; her husband Leo Maher; brothers, FM and Loring Froelich; and one twin sister Fern Muller. Survivors include her nieces, Pauline...
View Tribute »

Lois Ann Venable

May 10, 1943 - March 10, 2016

Lois Ann Venable, 72 of Assaria, passed away Thursday, March 10, 2016. She was born May 10, 1943 in Blacksburg, Virginia. She had worked as a nurse for White Cross Nursing Home. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband; Jerry Venable in 2002. Survivors include her 3 sons, Charles F (Angie) Venable of Ostrander, OH., Robert L. (Deanna) Venable of Greeley, CO. and William...
View Tribute »

Anna Carol Little

July 19, 1929 - March 3, 2016

Anna "Carol" Little, 86, passed away Thursday March 3rd, 2016 at Heritage Health Care, Chanute KS. She was born July 19th, 1929 to Rex and Beulah McKibben in Ponca City, OK. Carol was united in marriage to Jack Wesley Little September 19th 1948 in Winfield, KS. She was a beloved mother to their two children, Jacqueline and Michael. As a family they enjoyed life in many states throughout...
View Tribute »

Ruby Jane Fox

March 24, 1943 - February 25, 2016

Ruby J. Fox, 72, of Salina, passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Windsor Estates with her loving family by her side. Ruby was born March 24, 1943 to Hubert C. and Hulda F. (Killman) Tiemeyer at their home along with her beloved twin sister Ruth. She was baptized April 15, 1943 in Clay Center, KS at the home of her grandparents by Rev. George Lehenbauer. She was confirmed April 14...
View Tribute »

Keree'on Lee Hargrove

October 9, 2012 - February 24, 2016

To donate toward Keree'on's funeral expenses through Paypal, click on the link below. Donations may also be brought to Roselawn, 1920 E. Crawford, Salina. DONATE TO THE FAMILY Keree'on Hargrove, 3, of Salina, passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2016. He was born October 9, 2012 in Garden City, KS. Survivors include his mother, Shardyna Johnson; father, Tyron Hargrove; siblings, Heaven...
View Tribute »

Robert Allan Stockamp

August 31, 1945 - February 23, 2016

Robert A. Stockamp, 70, Salina, passed away Tuesday, February 23, 2016. He was born August 31, 1945 in Salina. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Betty (Wilson) Stockamp and son, Barry Stockamp. Survivors include his wife, Janene Stockamp; son, Ward Stockamp; sister; Bonnie (Bob) Hansen and two grandchildren, Zachary and Wryder Stockamp. Memorial services will be...
View Tribute »

Pauline "Bea" Rodriguez

April 28, 1938 - January 31, 2016

Pauline "Bea" Rodriguez, 77, of Salina, passed away Sunday, January 31, 2016. She was born April 28, 1938 in Kanopolis, KS. She was employed several years by the county and state. Pauline was an active member with her local and Hispanic churches. She did ministry work at the Ellsworth prison, a mission to the Dominican Republic and ministry outreach to those in need. She held state...
View Tribute »

Mark Clyde Metz

February 23, 1950 - January 20, 2016

Mark Clyde Metz, 65, of Plainville, KS passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2016. He was born February 23, 1950 in Omaha, NE. Mark retired from Cars Counselors in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, as a car salesman in 1997. He was preceded in death by his parents, Betty and Cecil Metz; and grandparents, Carl and Iolyne Richards; and his brother, Jay Metz. He is survived by his wife, Margaret; sister,...
View Tribute »

Doris Annette Waeldin

June 20, 1919 - January 10, 2016

Doris A. Waeldin, of Wichita, passed away Sunday, January 6, 2016. She was born in Peabody, KS to Dr. M.L. and Mary Brakebill. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Wilber; and her husband of 49 years, Maurice E. Waeldin; and one sister, Mary (Orville) Walker of Independence, MO; Doris and Maurice made their home in Salina, KS where she was a homemaker and he a grain...
View Tribute »

Julieann Rairdon

May 12, 1949 - January 6, 2016

Julieann Rairdon, 66, of Salina, passed away Wednesday, January 06, 2016. She was born May 12, 1949 in Everett, WA. She was self-employed as a CNA. She was preceded in death by her parents, Maurice and Nancy; son, Shannon; brothers, Doug, Tim and Kevin; and granddaughter, Alyssa. Survivors include her husband, Gary; son, Donavon and his fiancé and best friend Laurie; Sisters, Sherri,...
View Tribute »

John "Jack" Bailey

August 21, 1950 - January 5, 2016

John "Jack" Kendall Bailey, III, 65 of Wichita, passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2016. He was born August 21, 1950 in Oak Park, Illinois. He worked Star Lumber as a saw operator for 15 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, John K. and Joan Bailey, II; Survivors include his wife, Kristina (Tina) Bailey of the home; daughters, Corie Tarello and fiancé Michael of Mulvane, and...
View Tribute »

Alfa Gene Brockelman

September 14, 1937 - December 26, 2015

Alfa G. Brockelman, Sr., 78, of Salina, passed away Saturday, December 26, 2015. He was born September 14, 1937 in Salina. He worked for Koch Truck Line as a transport driver for over 10 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde and Irene (Lindermuth) Brockelman; wife, Thelma D. Brockelman; sons, Dan and Tom Green; grandsons, Michael Kyler and Ronald Bacon; brothers, Alvin,...
View Tribute »

Margarete W Harrison

November 6, 1933 - December 17, 2015

Margarete W. Harrison, 82, of Salina, passed away Thursday, December 17, 2015. She was born November 6, 1933 in Darmstadt, Germany. She was a school bus driver before retiring in 1995. She was preceded in death by her parents, Fredrich and Katharina (Katzenmayer) Vollhardt; one brother, Claus D. Vollhardt. Survivors include her loving husband of 52 years, Marvin Harrison; five children,...
View Tribute »

Patricia Jean Dayen

August 22, 1937 - December 13, 2015

Patricia Jean Dayen, 78, of Salina, passed away Sunday, December 13, 2015. She was born August 22, 1937 in Oakland, CA. She worked as a clerk for the San Bernardino County Hospital before retiring in 1999. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Amy (Ash) Graham, her husband, Theodore Dayen and her son, Robert Dayen. Survivors include her son, Stephen (Linda) of Klamath...
View Tribute »

Leona "Nona" Madeline Malone

May 23, 1925 - December 13, 2015

Leona "Nona" Madeline Malone, 90, a longtime resident of Salina, died Sunday the 13th of December at Ashbury Park, Newton, KS. Nona was born May 23, 1925 in Junction City, KS to Robert and Madeline Steele. She graduated from Junction City High School in 1943. She married Gene Malone, her high school sweetheart, on July 29, 1944 in Santa Ana, California. After World War II they lived in...
View Tribute »

Berniece Marie Keehner

September 28, 1933 - December 10, 2015

Berniece Marie Keehner, 82, of Salina, passed away Thursday, December 10, 2015. She was born September 28, 1933 outside of Ellsworth, KS. She worked for USD 305, as the head cook for 30 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Georgia (Hoffman) Campbell; husband, Karl Keehner; daughter-in-law, Pamela Keehner (Kenneth); six brothers, Jack, Marvin, Charles, Kenneth, and...
View Tribute »

Linda Louise Butler-Woods

August 5, 1940 - December 8, 2015

Linda Louise Butler-Woods, 75 of Salina, passed away, Tuesday, December 8, 2015. She was born August 5, 1940 in Hebron, Nebraska. She worked for Dillard's in Salina for 12 years as a sales clerk. She was preceded in death by her father; Harold G. Richardson, her first husband; Robert E. Butler, a son; Tod E. Butler and a granddaughter; Hailey Butler. Survivors include her mother;...
View Tribute »

Loretta Annette Troxel

September 19, 1968 - December 4, 2015

Loretta A. Troxel, 47, of Salina, passed away Friday, December 4, 2015. She was born September 19, 1968 in in Chanute, KS. Loretta left behind her brother, Harold Felkins; sister, Tammy Felkins Waller; five children, Brett Troxel, Brittany Troxel Delzell, Kirk Troxel, Kayla Troxel and James Troxel; and nine grandchildren, Raquel, Dade, Tanner, Lily, Bailey, Maddison, Braxton, Maya and Rylan. ...
View Tribute »

Roberta Evelyn Bowden

May 27, 1927 - November 28, 2015

Roberta Evelyn Bowden, 88, of Salina, passed away (Saturday, Nov 28, 2015. She was born May 27, 1927 in Brookfield, N.H. She worked for Salina Asbury Hospital before retiring in housekeeping. She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Robert L. Bowden, her mother and father, Myrtle (Libby) and Raymond Cate; brother, Harry M. Cate; 3 sisters, Edith Horne, Phyliss Menard, and...
View Tribute »

Glen Everett Eaton

June 26, 1928 - November 27, 2015

Dr. Glen Everett Eaton, 87, of Salina, passed away Friday, November 27, 2015. He was born June 26, 1928 on a farm in Logan County, KS, to Benjamin Everett and Velma Frances (Miller) Eaton. Dr. Eaton and the love of his life, Pauline Lorrine Jennings were married February 3, 1950 in Hunter, KS. Dr. Eaton graduated from Kansas Wesleyan University in 1950 and from the University Of Kansas...
View Tribute »

Norma Jean Leiker

July 17, 1929 - November 27, 2015

Norma J. Leiker, 86 of Salina, passed away Friday, November 27, 2015. She was born August 17, 1929, here in Salina to Albert M. and Esther L. (Carson) Dickerson. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband; Elmer A. Leiker, her parents, a brother; Leroy Metzger and a sister; Helen Jones. Survivors include her children; Dennis E. (Jane) Carr of Grove, OK, a daughter;...
View Tribute »

James "B. J." L. Adams, Sr.

August 10, 1948 - November 23, 2015

James L. "B.J." Adams, 67, of Salina, has passed away. He was born August 10, 1948 in Denver, CO. He was the owner of the Sign Source and worked for Salina Regional Health Center in the Environmental Services Dept. B.J. will lovingly be remembered as a man who had a love affair with the American Corvettes, time with his friends, and throwing his yearly Memorial Weekend Party. He was...
View Tribute »

James "BJ" Adams

August 10, 1948 - November 18, 2015

James L. "B.J." Adams, 67, of Salina, passed away November 18, 2015. He was born August 10, 1948 in Denver, CO. A military honors graveside service will be held at 10 AM, June 11, 2016 at Roselawn Memorial Park, 1920 East Crawford, Salina, KS. 67401 Memorials may be made to American Heart Association in care of Roselawn Mortuary, PO Box 2322, Salina, 67402.
View Tribute »

Juanita R. Humphrey

June 7, 1937 - November 11, 2015

Juanita R. Humphrey, 78, of Salina, passed away Wednesday, November 11, 2015. She was born on June 7, 1937 in Lyons, KS. to Filberto and Remedios (Quevedos) Rodriguez, who precede her in death. She was an owner and operator of Humphrey Janitorial Service for many years. She was preceded in death by her son; Raymond Humphrey, 1994 and 13 brothers and sisters. Survivors include her loving...
View Tribute »

Debra G. McRae, `

July 31, 1954 - November 1, 2015

Debra G. McRae, 61, of Salina, passed away Sunday, November 1, 2015. She was born July 31, 1954. She was preceded in death by her parents; Taylor J and Opal L. (Miller) McRae. She is survived by her son; Levi K. Clinton of Tescott, two grandchildren; Heather Clinton of Salina and Amber Clinton of Tescott, a brother; Kenneth T. McRae of Calhan, Co. and a sister; Michelle Barta of Lawrence...
View Tribute »

Margie M. "Midge" Nichols

November 2, 1922 - October 28, 2015

Margie "Midge" M. Nichols, 92, of Salina, passed away Wednesday, October 28, 2015. Midge was born November 5, 1922 in Henrietta, OK to John and Hattie (Powell) Moore. Midge graduated from high school in 1941 in Miami, OK. She went onto a junior college in Miami, OK., up until the start of WWII. Midge was a professional woman way before her time. Midge went to work for Boeing in...
View Tribute »

Sandra V. Klein

April 3, 1938 - October 23, 2015

Sandra V. Klein, 77, of Salina, passed away Friday, October 23, 2015. She was born April 3, 1938 in Arvada, CO. She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl O. and Frances (Rittgers) Martin. Survivors include her loving husband of 32 years; husband; Ron R. Klein of the home; two sons; Chris (Terri) Brandt and Tracy Brandt, both of Salina, her brother; Carl Martin of Las Vegas, NV, three...
View Tribute »

Christopher Scott Allen

July 11, 1988 - October 21, 2015

Christopher Scott Allen, 27, of Salina, passed away Wednesday, October 21, 2015. He was born July 11, 1988 in Puyallup, WA. He was preceded in death by his grandpa, Neal S. "Scotty" Ward. Survivors include his mother; Catherine Allen of Salina, father; William (Gina) Allen of Danielsville, GA, daughter; Madilynn Lee Mutch of Danielsville, GA, brother; John Allen of Salina, sisters; Holly...
View Tribute »

Shirley Pearl McQuaige

November 18, 1962 - October 14, 2015

Shirley Pearl McQuaige, 52 of Salina, quietly passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2015 with her loving and devoted family by her side. Shirley was born November 18, 1962 here in Salina, KS. She worked for the GE Faunic for 15 years where she was a computer chip programmer. She was preceded in death by her grandparents; Samuel and Dorothy Gardenhire and James and Ida McQuiller. ...
View Tribute »

Barbara A. Adams

August 20, 1932 - October 5, 2015

Barbara A. McDowell-Adams, 83, of Salina, passed away Monday, October 5, 2015. She was born August 20, 1932 in Whittier, California. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gary L. Adams in 2010; her first husband, Wayne McDowell in 1989; her parents, Raymond and Anita (Dunagan) Troesh; sisters, Mary Stockert and Vivian Brummett; and her brother, Raymond O. Troesh. She is survived by...
View Tribute »

Marian Maxine Mastellar Chesser

April 21, 1924 - October 4, 2015

Marian Maxine Mastellar Chesser: April 21, 1924 Barnard, KS – October 4, 2015 Chapman, KS. Marian was born, reared and educated in Barnard, KS. She attended Kansas Wesleyan University, received a teaching certificate and taught during WWII. She retired in 1986 from the finance and accounting dept. at Ft. Riley Army Base. She was a prolific crocheter, enjoyed pets, reading, travel,...
View Tribute »

Christopher Allen Bieber

January 11, 1972 - September 30, 2015

Christopher Allen Bieber, 43, of Overland Park, passed away Wednesday, September 30, 2015. He was born January 11, 1972 in Biloxi, MS. He attended Wichita State University, was a member of the Sigma Epsilon Phi Fraternity, member of the 1989 Ell-Saline Cardinals Eight-Man, Division I, State Football Championship team. His interests were Nascar, Hunting and Fishing. Owner and Operator of...
View Tribute »

Robin D Anderson

March 19, 1934 - September 17, 2015

Robin D. Anderson, 81, of Salina, passed away Thursday, September 17, 2015. He was born March 19, 1934 in McPherson, KS. He retired from KDOT as an office manager and store keeper for 50 years in various Kansas towns. He was preceded in death by his parents, Chester and Lola (Norstom) Anderson; brother, Ned Anderson; sister, Retha Scott; and daughter Cathy Anderson; Survivors include...
View Tribute »

Constantina A. Karas

May 25, 1966 - September 7, 2015

Constantina A. Karas, 49 of Salina, passed away Monday, September 7, 2015. She was born May 25, 1966 in Baltimore, Maryland. She worked as a domestic housekeeper. She was preceded in death by her father; Angelo Karas and mother; Donna Goracke. Survivors include her Aunt and Uncle; Patricia and David Greer of Salina, and two half-brothers; William Zito of Forest Hill, MD and John Karas...
View Tribute »

Patricia Ann Hull

June 22, 1954 - September 3, 2015

Patricia Ann Hull, 61, of Salina passed away on Thursday September 3, 2015, after complications from surgery. Pat was born in Memphis, TN to Bernice and Emmitt C. Hull Sr. on June 22, 1954. She was a twin to Barbara who passed away 24 hours after birth. Pat attended school in the United States and Germany as a young child and young adult. She graduated from Salina Central High School in...
View Tribute »

Tyreeke Tommy Charles Hurde-Bell

September 3, 2015 - September 3, 2015

Tyreeke Tommy Charles Hurde-Bell, of Salina, entered into rest shortly after birth, Thursday, September 3, 2015. Survivors include his mother, Ashley Hurde; father, Walter Bell; grandparents, Michelle Eshelman, Donald (Hiedie) Hurde, Nathaniel Shackelford, Janet Delaugher, and Michael Bell; great-grandparents, MaryLou Fey Ray Eshelman, Rebecca Jackson and Manford Jackson; sisters, Mckenziee...
View Tribute »

Aurile Izora Sigle

March 26, 1929 - September 1, 2015

Aurile Izora Sigle, 86, of Salina, passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2015. She was born March 26, 1929 in McComb, Mississippi. Member of Grand Avenue United Methodist Church, TOPS (Crowned Queen), UMW, Red Hat Society, and Pinochle Club. She was also an entertainer for the USO Troops. She retired after 25 years from Salina Regional Health Center where she was employed as a medical records...
View Tribute »

Robert Lee Branstetter

August 20, 1933 - August 19, 2015

Robert L. Branstetter, 81, of Salina, passed away Wednesday, August 19, 2015 with his family at his side. He was born August 20, 1933 in Salina. He retired from Serrault Roofing after 42 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Theodore and Willie (Jackson) Branstetter; wife, Gladys Branstetter; sons, Terry Branstetter and Jerry Branstetter; brothers, Jackie Branstetter, Theodore...
View Tribute »

James Francis Gormley

April 20, 1929 - August 18, 2015

James Francis Gormley, 86 of Salina, passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2015. He was born April 20, 1929 in Geary, Oklahoma to George M and Lora L Gormley. James retired after 40 loyal and faithful years at Rounds and Porter, here in Salina where he worked as a wholesale lumberyard clerk. James will always be remembered for being a wonderful, and loving husband to Leona and for his love of...
View Tribute »

Annie Lavon Stevens

June 20, 1919 - August 17, 2015

Annie L. Stevens passed away Monday, August 17th, 2015, in Sheldon, Iowa. She was born June 20th, 1919 in Bala, Kansas to Irving and Ruth (McKinley) Woodbury. She grew up on a farmstead near Broughton, Kansas and graduated from Riley Rural High School. She worked at the Clay Center Municipal hospital and for the telephone company, working in Clay Center and Tucson, Arizona. She married Harry...
View Tribute »

Mary Kathryn Forristal

April 25, 1930 - August 9, 2015

Mary Kathryn Forristal, 85, of Salina, passed away August 9, 2015 after a long battle with Alzheimer's. She was born April 25, 1930 in Salina. She worked at Westinghouse for many Years. Mary loved her color blue and was an avid self-taught pianist, painter and golfer. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry W. and Dorothy R. (Harms) Markley; husband, Dennis E. Forristal; daughter,...
View Tribute »

Betty J. Just

June 28, 1922 - August 7, 2015

Betty J. Just, 93 of Salina, passed away Friday, August 7, 2015. She was born June 28, 1922 in Lorraine, KS. She retired from the State of Kansas as a Clerk of the District Courts in Saline County after 33 years. Betty was a member of Order of the Eastern Star, First Presbyterian Women, Marion Rebekah Lodge, Social Order of the Beauceant, Smoky Valley Genealogical Society, Elks Ladies,...
View Tribute »

Isaac X. "Lil Jay" Howard

July 8, 1993 - August 2, 2015

Isaac Xavier Howard IV, 22, of Salina, passed away Sunday, August 2, 2015. He was born July 8, 1993 in Chicago, IL. He was preceded in death by his biological mother, Felecia Howard, 1995. Survivors include his mother; Kimberley Howard of Herington, father; Isaac Howard, III of Tavares, FL, sisters; Jessica Howard, Jennifer Howard, Jaimee Howard all of Salina, Shannon Ivery of Chicago, IL,...
View Tribute »

Dorothy Jean Mobley

October 5, 1920 - July 9, 2015

Dorothy Jean Baxter Mobley was finally released from the grasp of Alzheimer's on July 9, 2015 at the age of 94. Born October 5, 1920, in Herington, Kansas, she was the only child of Inez Irene Nelson Baxter and Lester Sydney Baxter. They both preceded her in death. Dorothy grew up in Salina attending school at Oakdale, Roosevelt Lincoln, and Washington High. She met her husband, Paul Mobley, in...
View Tribute »

Robin Delight Drayer

September 17, 1946 - June 29, 2015

Robin D. Drayer, 68, of Salina, passed away Monday, June 29, 2015. She was born September 17, 1946 in Salina. She retired from Tony's after working in production for over 30 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Floyd and Eunice (Larsen) Murphey. Survivors include her husband, John Drayer II, of the home; a daughter; Ronda (Dean) Crist of Salina; sons; Troy (Marlene) Caldwell...
View Tribute »

Carol Jane Markle

August 22, 1941 - June 16, 2015

Carol J. Markle, 73, of Salina, passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2015 with her family by her side. She was born August 22, 1941 in Paris, MO. She worked as an accountant for Case IH for 26 years. She was also a Member of the First Covenant Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Russell and Faye (Boster) Cruzan; her husband, Ernest Markle, 2007; brothers, Don Cruzan and Duane Cruzan...
View Tribute »

James "Jim" K Abram

March 21, 1929 - June 15, 2015

James K. "Jim" Abram, 86, of Salina, passed away Monday, June 15, 2015. Jim was born March 21, 1929 near Randall, KS. The son of Keith and Maude (Greenberg) Abram. Jim was united in marriage to Charlotte Axelson on September 3, 1955 in Mankato, KS. Jim served with the military police during the Korean Conflict. He was a farmer most of his life. After moving to Salina he worked in the...
View Tribute »

James Wesley "Wes" Morris

March 29, 1930 - June 9, 2015

James Wesley "Wes" Morris, 85, of Salina, passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2015. He was born March 29, 1930 in Hill City, KS. He worked for the City of Salina as a water systems superintendent for 18 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, William K. and Vivia A. (Sandlain) Morris; his son; Duane Allen Morris and a brother; Donnie Morris. Survivors include his loving wife of 61...
View Tribute »

Beverly Jean Fetter

April 4, 1924 - June 5, 2015

Beverly Jean Fetter, 91, of Salina. Beverly passed away Friday, June 5, 2015, she was born April 4, 1924 in South Bend, Indiana. Survivors include her children, Janice Lewis, Marvin Fetter, Jr., and Linda Sue (Terry) Robbins. Sister, Patricia McDonald. Grandchildren, Ken Lewis, Tod Lewis, Marva Morgan, Marcia Blosser, Shawn Loder, and Jennifer Cornell. 12 great grandchildren and 10 great-great...
View Tribute »

1 of 100 Recent Obituaries View More »

Roselawn Mortuary & Roselawn Memorial Park
1307 S. Santa Fe & 1920 E. Crawford
Salina, KS 67401 map it

View Phone Number
View Fax Number
Email Us
View Website