Robert “Bob” Bieker, 74, DeLand, Fla., died Monday, July 10, 2017, at his home after a long courageous battle with cancer.

Following services in DeLand, additional services will be at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 19 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Hays.

Rachel Ann (Oshant) Huffman, 90, St. Francis, formerly of Hays, died Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at Cheyenne County Hospital, St. Francis.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church, St. Francis; inurnment in Mount Allen Cemetery, Hays. There will be no visitation.

Betty L. (Brendel) Gottschalk, 69, Hays, died Sunday, July 9, 2017, in Hays.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays.

E. Josephine “Jo” Deines, 87, Pharr, Texas, died Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at Amara Hospice Hospital in McAllen, Texas.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Veteran’s Cemetery, WaKeeney.

Ronald “Ron” Lee Leiker, 57, Sandy Springs, Ga., died Tuesday, June 13, 2017.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hays.

Family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until time of service Friday at the church.

Wilfred “Wilf” Jacka, 88, Oakley, died Friday, July 21, 2017, at Logan County Manor, Oakley.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Gove Cemetery; inurnment has taken place with military honors.

There will be no visitation.

Albert “Butch” L. Albers, 69, Ransom. died Saturday, July 22, 2017.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Praise Fellowship Church, Ransom; burial in Ransom Cemetery.

Visitation will be until 8 p.m. Thursday with family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Ness City.

Dr. Herman William Hiesterman, 94, Quinter, died Wednesday, July 20, 2017.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Brethren Church, Quinter; burial in Baker Township Cemetery, Quinter.

Family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service Friday at the church.

Emma Laubhan, 108, Russell, died Friday, July 21, 2017, at Main Street Manor, located in Russell Regional Hospital.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m.Tuesday at St. John Lutheran Church, Russell; burial in St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Russell.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell. Family will greet guest at the church the day of the service.

Gladys T. George, 88, formerly of Phillipsburg, died Monday, July 24, 2017, at Stanton County Long Term Care in Johnson.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at S.S. Philip & James Catholic Church, Phillipsburg; inurnment in the Fairview Cemetery, Phillipsburg.

Friends can sign the book until 9 p.m. Thursday at Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, Phillipsburg.

A scriptural wake and rosary will be at 7 p.m. Thursday with family greeting friends from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Gladys F. Hansen, 84, formerly of Phillipsburg, died Sunday, July 23, 2017, at Park West Retirement Center in Wichita.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, Phillipsburg; inurnment in the Fairview Cemetery, Phillipsburg.

Friends can sign the book from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

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