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Russell, KS 67665
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Natoma, KS 67651
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Kiana D. Adams

Kiana Danell Adams, 25, of Stockton, Kansas, died on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at her home. Kiana was born on August 25, 1995, in Lawton, Oklahoma, the daughter of Liria (Herman) Adams.  She grew up in Hays, Kansas, and graduated from Larned High School in Larned, Kansas.  She met her fiancée Brett Kreutzer and from … Read more

Gloria A. Dockstader

Gloria Ann Dockstader, 82, of Bunker Hill, Kansas, died on Thursday, July 22, 2021, at the Homestead Assisted Living Center in Russell, Kansas. Gloria was born on March 18, 1939, on the family farm in Bunker Hill, Kansas, the daughter of Guy and Elenore (Sharp) Duvall.  The youngest of 10 kids she grew up on … Read more

Sharon Lee Shaw

Sharon Lee (Smith) Shaw passed away quietly at her home in Roseville, California, on Thursday July 15, 2021 at the age of 85 years. Sharon was born on April 10, 1936 in Springfield, Missouri to Troy Smith and Gertrude (Kirk) Smith.  She attended public schools in the Springfield area and then her family moved to … Read more

Terry Allen Batt

Terry Allen Batt, 54, of Thornton, Colorado, passed away Monday, July 5, 2021 in Thornton. Terry was born October 23, 1966 in Russell, Kansas.  One of two sons born to Garry and Ellen (Boxberger) Batt.  He grew up in Russell and graduated from Russell High School Class of 1985. He graduated from Fort Hays State … Read more

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

Violet M. Rutter

Violet Marie (Gruver) Rutter, 97, of Russell, Kansas passed away Sunday, June 27, 2021 at Main Street Manor in Russell. Violet was born May 24, 1924 in Tinicum Township, Pennsylvania, the daughter of John Chester and Olive (Haney) Gruver.  She grew up on her parent’s farm in Tinicum Township.  She attended Temple University and obtained … 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

Esther I. Rassette

Esther Irene Rassette, 93, of Russell, Kansas, died on Thursday, June 24, 2021, at the Russell Regional Hospital in Russell, Kansas. Esther was born on May 27, 1928, in rural Russell County, Kansas, the daughter of Alexander (A.D.) and Mollie (Weimaster) Schultz.  She was raised in the Lutheran Church.  She grew up in the Russell … Read more

Janice K. Kennedy

Janice K. Kennedy, 79, of Wilson, Kansas, and former Russell, Kansas resident, died on Saturday, June 19, 2021, at the Russell Regional Hospital in Russell, Kansas.  Janice was born on March 21, 1942, in Wilson, Kansas, the daughter of Ernie and Neva (McCoy) Vanderbur.  She grew up in Russell, Kansas, and graduated from Russell High … Read more