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.

Donald Michael Schmidt, 64, Ellis, died Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at Trego Manor in WaKeeney.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Keithley Funeral Chapel, 400 E. 17th, Ellis, KS 67637; inurnment will follow services in Mount Hope Cemetery, Ellis.

Kimberly Sue (Munday) Nowak, 47, Russell, died Thursday, July 27, 2017, at her home.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell; a private family committal service will follow at a later date.

Visitation will be until 8 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary.

Kay Jacqueline Thomas, Denver, died Monday, July 17, 2017, at St Joseph’s hospital.

Services will be at 11 am. Friday at West Bowles Community Church, Littleton, Colo.

Mary Ruth Buchheister, 94, Green Valley, Ariz., formerly of Plainville, died Sunday, June 7, 2015, at her home in Green Valley.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Plainville; inurnment in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Doyle V. Styles, 72, Oberlin, died Sunday, July 30, 2017, at Decatur Heath Systems, Oberlin.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Oberlin United Methodist Church; burial in Oberlin Cemetery.

There will be no visitation.

Pauls Funeral Home, Oberlin, is in charge of arrangements.

Ethel Ann Bretton, 95, Phillipsburg, died Sunday, July 30, 2017, at Phillips County Hospital, Phillipsburg.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, Phillipsburg; burial in Fairview Cemetery, Phillipsburg.

Visitation will be until 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral chapel.

Larry H. Wilkerson, 77, Plainville, died Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Maricopa, Ariz.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Plainville; inurnment in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday at Plumer-Overlease Funeral Home, Plainville, and from 6 to 8 p.m. at the church.

A Ladies Guild rosary will be at 3 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

A vigil will be at 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

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