Dennis Lee Daniels, 76, Hill City, died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at his home.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery, WaKeeney. There will be no visitation.

Audra B. (Crosswhite) Duncan, 102, Oberlin, died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Church of Christ, Oberlin; burial in Bird City Cemetery. Pauls Funeral Home, Oberlin, is in charge of arrangements.

Shay Aura (Blackman) Meckenstock, 58, died Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at Pikes Peak Hospice Care at Penrose Hospital, Colorado Springs, Colo., after a courageous three-year battle with metastasized breast cancer.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at North Oak Community Church, Hays; per her wishes was to be cremated and some of her ashes interred in Mount Allen Cemetery at the family plot in Hays.

Charles D. Austin, 88, died Friday, July 14, 2017.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Rexford Community Church; burial in Rexford Cemetery. Pauls Funeral Home, Oberlin, is in charge of arrangements.

John Elijah Bird, 96, Plainville, died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at his home.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Plainville; burial in Plainville Cemetery with military honors provided by the U.S. Army. Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Friday with family receiving friends from 5 to 7 p.m. at the church .

Herman Mick, 93, Plainville, died Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Hays.

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

Visitation will be from 2 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 church.

Viola E. Mudd, 97, Gorham, died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, at Good Samaritan Society, Hays.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Mary Catholic Church, Gorham; burial in St. Mary Cemetery, Gorham.

Visitation will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church.

A family rosary will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the church.

Dorothy Mae (Nuss) Funk, 86, Russell, died Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at Russell Regional Hospital.

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

Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m. Sunday with family present to greet friends from 6 to 7 p.m. at Polman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.

Elizabeth Ileen “Betty” Zimmerman, 83, Great Bend, formerly of Hays, died Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at River Bend Assisted Living, Great Bend.  

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Great Bend; burial in Great Bend Cemetery.

Friends can call from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Bryant Funeral Home, Great Bend.  

An Altar Society rosary will be at 4 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

A vigil will be at 7 p.m. Friday at the church.

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