Emma Louise (Wiesendanger) Yanda, 94, Sun City West, Ariz., died Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Christ the King Catholic Cemetery, WaKeeney.
There will be no visitation; cremation was chosen.
A memorial gathering will be from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. March 28 at Grandview Terrace, Sun City West.
Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney, is in charge of arrangements.
 
Gary L. Miller, 83, Oberlin, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, at Good Samaritan Society, Oberlin.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Norcatur Cemetery.
Visitation will be 8 p.m. Thursday at Pauls Funeral Home, Oberlin.
 
Dr. A. M. Pederson,95, Plainville, died Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church, Plainville; burial in Plainville Cemetery with military rites by U.S. Army and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 8871, Plainville.
Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Friday with family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at Plumer-Overlease Funeral Home, Plainville.
 
Julia C. Rietcheck, 94, Oakley, died Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, at Logan County Hospital, Oakley.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church, Oakley; burial in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Kennedy-Koster Funeral Home Oakley.
A rosary/wake will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Phyllis Jeannette (Handlen) Bloss, 88, Hays, died Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Via Christi Village.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church, Hays; a private family burial in Mount Allen Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 10:30 to11 a.m.  Friday at the church.


Johnnie William Russell, 92, WaKeeney, formerly of Colby and Collyer, died Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital, WaKeeney.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeny; burial in Kansas Veteran's Cemetery, WaKeeney.

Mary Barta, 83, Great Bend, formerly of Wilson, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, in Great Bend.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, Wilson; burial in St. Wenceslaus Catholic Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Plumer-Overlease Funeral Home, Wilson.

A vigil will be at 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Carol E. Griffey, 84, Norton, died Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, at Norton County Hospital.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church, Norton; burial in Lenora South Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday with family present from 10 a.m. to noon at the church.

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