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Russell, KS 67665
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Natoma, KS 67651
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Mary Jane Bender

****Attention: Due to weather concerns, the funeral service for Jane will be moved and held at the Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary in Russell, Kansas at 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, April 20th.***** Mary Jane Bender, 65, of Russell, Kansas, died on Sunday, April 11, 2021, at the Russell Regional Hospital Emergency Room in Russell, Kansas Jane was born … Read more

Richard S. Cross

Richard Stanley Cross, 88, of Russell, Kansas, went to his new home April 10, 2021, while living at the Anthology of the Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri. Richard was born August 1, 1932 to Lewis and Gloria Cross in Tonakaw, Oklahoma.  Gloria went to be with the Lord in 1934.  Lewis remarried.  His new bride … Read more

Wayne C. Zweifel

Wayne Charles Zweifel, 89, of Waldo, Kansas, died on Friday, April 02, 2021, at the Russell Regional Hospital in Russell, Kansas. Wayne Charles Zweifel was born on June 1, 1931, one of seven children born to Earl and Alice (Fletch) Zweifel. He died in the hospital surrounded by his family on Friday, April 2, 2021. … Read more

Dee Richard Holecek

Dee Richard Holecek, 91, of Russell, Kansas, and formerly of Ellsworth, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at the Homestead Assisted Living in Russell. Richard was born January 19, 1930 in Ellsworth, the son of Joe, Jr. and Bertha Eunice (Mead) Holecek.  He grew up in Ellsworth and graduated from Ellsworth High School. Richard … 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

Rowan E. Camp

Rowan Edward Camp, 81, of Russell, Kansas, died on Thursday, March 04, 2021, at the Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, Texas. Rowan was born May 5, 1939 in Natoma, Kansas.  He was one of three children born to Elmer Martin and Maggie Gladys (Rubble) Camp.  He grew up in Natoma and graduated from Natoma … Read more

Mary E. Thacker

Mary Ellen (Bogart) Thacker, 94, of Russell, Kansas, and formerly of Luray, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at Main Street Manor in Russell. Mary Ellen was born August 6, 1926 in Oakley, Kansas, the daughter of Milbis Lawrence and Lola Alice (Anspach) Bogart.  In September, 1929, Mary Ellen’s family moved to a farm … Read more

Elizabeth A. “Libby” Erwin

Elizabeth Ann “Libby” Bartley Erwin, 86, of Russell, Kansas, died on Sunday, February 28, 2021, at the Russell Regional Hospital in Russell, Kansas. Libby was born on July 10, 1934, in Larned, Kansas, the daughter of Edward and Valentine (Thorpe) Bartley. In 1940, the family moved to Great Bend, Kansas where she graduated from High … Read more

David E. Bray

David Earl Bray, 77, of Natoma, Kansas, passed away of Covid complications on Friday, February 26, 2021, at the Hays Medical Center, surrounded by his wife and children. Dave was born on May 04, 1943, in Kanopolis, Kansas, the son of William and Kathryn (Canaday) Bray.  As a child, his family lived in Colorado and … Read more

Janice Rae Marshall

Janice Rae (Stewart) Marshall, 82, of Russell, Kansas passed away on Thursday, Feb. 25th, 2021 at the Russell Regional Hospital, Russell, KS. Janice was born on May 1, 1938 in Hays, KS to Margaret (Boxberger) and Louis Kenneth Stewart. Janice lived her entire life in Russell and graduated from Russell High School with the class … Read more