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 [...]

Mary Margaret Windscheffel

Mary Margaret Upp Windscheffel was born January 2, 1926 at the family farm north of Lebanon, KS to Ethel Grewell Upp and Fay Upp and passed away April 15, 2016 at Smith County Long Term [...]

Betty J. Henkel

Betty Jane Henkel was born February 25, 1931, to Henry and Lovena (Tuxhorn) Henkel at Athol, Kansas, the youngest sister of Anella and Eileen.  She attended elementary rural schools in the Athol area and graduated [...]

Ray Boyer

SMITH CENTER – Raymond Pierce Boyer Jr., fondly known as “Tat” joined his Heavenly Father Wednesday, March 30, 2016.  He was born January 27, 1939 in Stella, Nebraska, the oldest of 5 children, to Raymond [...]