Col. Donald Melvin Griffin, USAF (retired), 91, Wilton, Calif., died July 27, 2017, at his home.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Natoma Community Center; inurnment in Natoma Lutheran Cemetery, with military honors by the Russell VFW Post No. 6240.

Ronald George Hopkins, 86, Salina, formerly of Garden City and Russell, died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at Salina Regional Hospital.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell; inurnment in Russell City Cemetery, with military rites by the Russell V.F.W. Post No. 6240.

Family will greet guests from 9 a.m. until time of service Saturday at the mortuary.

Elaine Ann Johnson, 70, died Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, at Locust Grove Care Center, La Crosse.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, La Crosse; burial in the Bazine Cemetery.

Viewing will be from 1 to 9 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, with family present from 5 to 7 p.m., both at Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Ness City.


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