Wayne M. Pierson

Wayne Murrey Pierson, 81, passed away on June 7, 2016. He was born in Wenatchee, Washington on October 21, 1934 to Glen and Juanita Pierson. Wayne graduated from Jewell High School, Jewell, KS in 1952. [...]

Leland Eugene Lehmann

Leland Lehmann, son of John and Emma (Frieling) Lehmann, was born on November 17, 1925 at the family farm near Gaylord, and passed away at Smith Center Health and Rehab on June 18, 2016. On [...]

Geraldine Best

KENSINGTON - Geraldine Roseyla La Sere Best moved on to her heavenly home on Wednesday June 8, 2016. Geri had quite the full life as she was born 96 years earlier on October 22, 1919 to [...]

Carl Wilson Nonamaker

OSBORNE, KS - Carl Wilson Nonamaker, the only son of Wilson and Clista (McCormick) Nonamaker, was born on a farm five miles southwest of Cedar, Kan., on September 28, 1919.  He died at the age of [...]

Alberta Mary Kirkendall

SMITH CENTER – Alberta Mary (Collier) Kirkendall died peacefully in Smith Center, Kansas on May 23, 2016 at the age of 92.  She was born in Smith County on February 24, 1924 to Earl Oran Collier [...]

Eldon L. “Shelly” Shellito

Eldon L. "Shelly" Shellito, 94, died May 17, 2016, at Leisure Homestead, Stafford. He was born Dec. 19, 1921, in Bellaire, to Charles and Ferne (Swallow) Shellito. Shelly graduated from Smith Center High School in [...]

Ila Dean Myers

SMITH CENTER -  Ila Dean Potter was born March 14, 1924, to Charles Cornelius and Nancy Anschutz Potter, the eighth of nine children, in rural Smith County, Kansas. She attended Mt. Hope school through the [...]

Martha Rahjes

KENSINGTON, KS – Martha Erna Isernhagen was the last of six children born to Georg and Elizabeth (Zweygardt) Isernhagen, who immigrated to the United States from Germany in 1905.  Martha was born October 17, 1923, and [...]

Shalyn Gaye Ellenberger

ATHOL, KS - Shalyn Gaye Ellenberger age 44, passed away Monday, April 25, 2016 at her home.  She was an ABOC certified optician at The Eye Care Center in Smith Center. Shalyn was born the [...]