610 N. Maple

Russell, KS 67665

701 N. First Street

Natoma, KS 67651

Darrell K. Barton

Darrell Keith Barton, 82, of Russell, Kansas passed away on Monday, September 26, 2022 in Hays, Kansas.   Darrell was born on April 29, 1940, in El Dorado, Kansas. He was the son of Delmar Milton Barton and LaVada Mae (Strain) Barton. He was raised in Russell and graduated from Russell High School in 1958.  Shortly … Read more

Dan E. Koehler

Dan Edward Koehler, 82, of Lawrence, Kansas and former Natoma and Osborne County, Kansas, died on Thursday, September 22, 2022, at his home in Lawrence. Dan was born on April 07, 1940, in rural Osborne County, Kansas, the son of Harold and Ellen F. (Kirkpatrick) Koehler.  He was raised in Osborne County and Natoma, Kansas … Read more

Ima Kaye Shaffer

Ima Kaye Shaffer, 78, of Russell, Kansas, died on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at the Russell Regional Hospital in Russell, Kansas. Kaye was born on April 24, 1944, in Heber Springs, Arkansas, the daughter of Floyd and Ella A. (Ezell) Southerland.  She grew up in Arkansas and at age 13 her family moved to Wichita, … Read more

Evelyn L. Mitchell

Evelyn Louise (Hardin) Mitchell, 88, of Hays, Kansas and formerly of Russell, Kansas, passed away Saturday, September 17, 2022 at Via Christi Village in Hays. Evelyn was born March 11, 1934 in Albany, Missouri, the daughter of Walter and Grace (McMichael) Hardin.  She grew up in Albany and graduated from Albany High School in 1952.  … Read more

Wayne E. Funk

Wayne E. Funk, 78, of Milberger, Kansas, died on Monday, September 05, 2022, at Main Street Manor in Russell, Kansas. Wayne was born on July 31, 1944, in Great Bend, Kansas, the son of Emanuel and Elsie (Wilhelm) Funk.  He grew up on the family farm in the southwest corner of Russell County and graduated … Read more

Gary R. Bilbrey

Gary Richard Bilbrey, 78, of Russell, Kansas, died on Wednesday, August 31, 2022, at the Wheat State Manor of Whitewater, Kansas. Gary was born on June 07, 1944, in Stafford, Kansas, the son of Fern R. and Mildred L. (Morelan) Bilbrey.  He grew up in Russell, Kansas and graduated from Russell High School in the … Read more

Elzina E. Scott

Elzina E. Scott, 90, of Russell, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at Wheatland Nursing Home in Russell. Elzina was born November 29, 1931 in Russell County.  She was the daughter of John and Lydia (Lohmann) Maier.  She grew up and attended Cromwell Country School south of Gorham, Kansas. She was baptized and confirmed … Read more

Malcolm L. Marshall

Malcolm Lee Marshall, 94, lifetime resident of Russell, Kansas, passed away Thursday, August 25, 2022 at his home with his family by his side. Malcolm was born April 29, 1928 in Russell, the son of Martin “Cleve” and Myrtle (Mitchell) Marshall.  He was a 1948 graduate of Russell High School.  He served his country during … Read more

Iris Emma Schafer

Iris Emma Schafer, 69, of Gorham, Kansas, died on Tuesday, August 23, 2022, at the Russell Regional Hospital E.R. in Russell, Kansas. Iris was born on July 29, 1953, in Mesa, Arizona, the daughter of Louis A. and Emma (Hardt) Schroeder.  She lived in Mesa at an early age and spent most of her childhood … Read more

Larry L. Bernard

Larry Laverne Bernard was called to his Heavenly Home on August 17th, 2022 with family by his side.  He was born on August 15, 1953, in Imperial, NE to Marlin & Pat Bernard.    Larry was a lifelong educator who enjoyed his roles as a teacher, coach, and principal.  He graduated from Osborne High School … Read more