About Us

We take great pride in the reputation we have built over the years, that our funeral directors are known as the most trusted, knowledgeable and honest funeral service providers in our community.  Most likely the staff  at Simmons-Rentschler Mortuary is someone you know, someone who you see regularly around your hometown. That is because this is our hometown too.  Our funeral directors are dedicated to ensuring that each funeral reflects the... 

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Obituaries

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Junior L. Simpson

SMITH CENTER – Junior L. Simpson, age 90, passed away on Sunday July 20, 2014 at the Smith County Memorial Hospital in Smith Center,... 

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A. L. “Babe” Pletcher

SMITH CENTER – Abraham Lincoln Pletcher (Babe) was born June 22, 1925 the youngest of 10 children to William & Emma (Barcus)... 

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Marvin Wayne Maydew

TOPEKA - Marvin Wayne Maydew, age 88, of Topeka, died on Monday, July 7, 2014. He was born in Lebanon, Kansas on June 12, 1926, the... 

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K. Bernard Buss

SMITH CENTER – Kenneth Bernard Buss was born on October 5, 1927 in Naponee, Nebraska to Clinton and Beulah Buss.  He passed... 

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116 W. First St.
Smith Center, KS 66967


Phone: (785) 282-6691
Fax: (785) 282-6168
Toll Free: (888) 711-6691