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Russell, KS 67665
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Natoma, KS 67651
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Ronald Chesney

Ronald M. Chesney, 72, of Natoma, Kansas, passed away after an extended battle with cancer Monday, July 5, 2021 at the Hays Medical Center in Hays, Kansas. Ronnie was born March 13, 1949 in Hays, Kansas. He was one of five sons born to Homer Bruce and Eileen (Meyers) Chesney. He grew up in Natoma … Read more

Frank Herbel

Frank James Herbel, 55, of Russell, Kansas, passed away Saturday, June 26, 2021 at his residence. Frank was born April 28, 1966 in Russell, Kansas. The son of Theodore, Jr., and Bennie Ruth (Neff) Herbel. He grew up in Russell and worked at the Russell Daily News for many years as a delivery boy. Then … Read more

Nelda Resley

On June 25, 2021, Nelda Marie Resley, passed away peacefully in her sleep at the Main Street Manor of Russell. She was 95 years old. Nelda loved her family, many pets and living in her small town.Nelda was born on November 23, 1925, in El Dorado, Kansas, the daughter of Forrest W. and Frances M. … Read more

Richard K. Dougherty

Richard Dougherty

Richard “Rick” Kent Dougherty, 69, of Eudora, Kansas and formerly of Russell, Kansas, passed away Friday, March 19, 2021 at his home. Rick was born October 4, 1951 in Lucas, Kansas. He was one of five sons born to William B. and MariAnnette (Chard) Dougherty. He grew up in Lucas and graduated from Lucas High … Read more

Lucille M. Riedel

Lucille M. Riedel, 95, of Russell, Kansas, died on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at the Main Street Manor in Russell Regional Hospital in Russell, Kansas. Services are pending at this time and cremation has been selected by the family. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary of Russell, Kansas, is … Read more

Janice M. Friebus

Janice Marie (Prediger) Friebus, 85, of Russell, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at Main Street Manor of Russell. Janice was born March 5, 1935 in Hays, Kansas. She was the only child born to Edward L. and Edith M. (Steinle) Prediger. She grew up in Dorrance, Kansas and graduated from Dorrance High School. … Read more

Thomas L. Taggart

Thomas Logan Taggart, 72, of Bunker Hill, Kansas, passed away Sunday, March 22, 2020 at Russell Regional Hospital in Russell, Kansas. Thomas was born December 4, 1947 in Manhattan, Kansas, the son of Richard H. and Margaret (Parham) Taggart. He grew up in Hays, Kansas, and graduated from Hays High School in the Class of … Read more

Patty A. Bricker

Patricia Ann “Patty” (Karst) Bricker, 67, of Russell, Kansas, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2020 at the Hays Medical Center in Hays, Kansas. Patty was born December 7, 1952 in Russell.  She was one of five children born to Nathan and Dorothy (Anderson) Karst.  She grew up in Russell a few years before moving to … Read more

Stanley Schwien

Stanley Ray Schwien, 68, of Russell, Kansas, died Thursday, March 12, 2020 at his home in Russell surrounded by his loving wife of 41 years and eldest son. Stan was born into the Schwien family June 16, 1951 in Russell to Leonard “Larry” Schwien and Norma Jean (Boxberger) Schwien. He grew up in rural Russell … Read more

Elmer Leroy Steinle

Elmer Leroy Steinle, 97, of Russell, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at Main Street Manor in Russell. Elmer was born February 19, 1923 in Russell. He was first of four children born to David Samuel and Amelia Molly (Ehrlich) Steinle. Elmer grew up in Russell and attended Russell High School, but had to … Read more