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Lester G. Satchell

Lester Gene Satchell, 75, of Russell, Kansas, died on Sunday, May 15, 2022, at the Medicalodges in Goddard, Kansas. Lester was born on January 27, 1947, in Wichita, Kansas, the son of E. Paul and Irene Emma (Waymaster) Satchell.  He grew up in Bunker Hill, Kansas and graduated from Bunker Hill High School.  After high … Read more

Patty I. Pruter

Patty Ilene Pruter, 78, of Miami, Oklahoma, and former Natoma, Plainville and Hays, Kansas resident, died on Saturday, April 30, 2022, at the Freeman Health Care Center West in Joplin, Missouri. Patty was born on February 06, 1944, in Norton, Kansas, the daughter of Homer L. and Velera A. (Spear) Sawyer.  She grew up in … Read more

Carol J. Wood

Carol Jean Wood, 74, of Russell, Kansas, died on Saturday, April 23, 2022, at the Wheatland Nursing Center in Russell. Carol was born on October 02, 1947, in Hays, Kansas, the daughter of John and Marge (Henn) Johnson.  She grew up in Hays and graduated from Hays High School.  After high school she attended Ft. … Read more

Benjamin C. Griffin

Benjamin Clement Griffin, 86, of LaFayette, Georgia, (formerly of Russell, Kansas) passed away Sunday, April 10, 2022. Benjamin was born on December 16, 1935, in Bunker Hill, Kansas, the son of Roland and Mary (Bostick) Griffin.  After high school, he served his country by joining the United States Army and fought in the Korean War.  … Read more

William E. Kuntzsch

William E. “Bill” Kuntzsch, 84, of Russell, Kansas, and formerly of Bunker Hill, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at the Russell Regional Hospital. Bill was born March 26, 1938 in Russell, the son of William H. and Margret F. (Reddig) Kuntzsch.  He grew up in the Russell area and attended country schools. Bill … Read more

Judith L. Janssen

Judith Lee Janssen, 79, of Russell, Kansas, died on Friday, April 01, 2022, at the Russell Regional Hospital in Russell, Kansas. Judith was born on December 04, 1942, in Hays, Kansas, the daughter of Willis W. and Elsie (Bender) Harbaugh.  She grew up in Luray, Kansas, and graduated from Luray High School.  She met, fell … Read more

Virginia A. Mitchell

Virginia Ann (Hill) Mitchell, 79, of Great Bend, Kansas, passed away Friday, March 25, 2022 at her home. Virginia was born September 23, 1942 on the family farm in Lincoln County, Kansas.  She was the daughter of Harvey H. and Alice M. (Kral) Hill.  She grew up in the Dorrance and Wilson area and graduated … Read more

Melva A. Peirano

Melva Arlene (Rassette) Peirano, 86, of Russell, Kansas, passed away Thursday, March 24, 2022 at the Russell Regional Hospital in Russell, Kansas. Melva was born August 24, 1935, in Dorrance, Kansas.  The daughter of Walter and Minnie (Kaufman) Rassette.  She grew up south of Dorrance on a farm and graduated from Dorrance High School with … Read more

Tyner A. Wittman

Tyner A. Wittman, 84, of Russell, Kansas, passed away March 12, 2022 in the Hays Medical Center in Hays, Kansas. Tyner was born March 22, 1937 in Russell.  He was the son of Leslie A. and Floreine (Lancaster) Wittman.  He grew up in Russell and graduated from Russell High School. Tyner was united in marriage … Read more

Elmer W. Maier

Elmer Wilmer Maier, 96, of Russell, Kansas, died on Friday, March 11, 2022, at the Wheatland Nursing Home in Russell, Kansas Elmer was born on August 24, 1925, on the Maier family farm 11 miles south of Gorham, Kansas.  He was the son of John and Lydia (Lohmann) Maier.  He was baptized and confirmed at … Read more