Doris Faulkner, a Hays resident for 31 years, died Monday, April 10, 2017, due to a third bout with cancer.

Celebration of life services will be at 12:30 p.m. June 11 at the ALT clubhouse in Cool, Calif., and at 3 p.m. Aug. 26, at the FHSU Robbins Center in Hays.

Paul J. Grace, 95, Prescott, Ariz., died Tuesday, April 25, 2017.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. June 3 in Selden Cemetery. There will be no visitation.

Leary J. Johnson, 82, WaKeeney, died Sunday, April 30, 2017, at Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital, WaKeeney.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Kansas Veterans Cemetery, WaKeeney, with full military honors by U.S. Air Force Honor Guard.

Vesta L. (Schulte) Roth, 86, Abilene, formerly of Rexford, died Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Rexford Community Church; burial in Rexford Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Pauls Funeral Home, Selden and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the church.

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