Shirley A. Bieker, 84, Topeka, formerly of Russell and Hays, died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at Aldersgate Village, Topeka.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hays; inurnment in St. Mary Cemetery, Gorham.

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

Edna Christene “Chris” (Walker) Garrett, 92, WaKeeney, died Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, after a short illness in Peoria, Ariz.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney; burial in WaKeeney City Cemetery.

Visitation will be after burial at the WaKeeney Presbyterian Church.

Margaret J. Thurlow, 96, Hill City, died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at Dawson Place, Hill City.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bogue United Methodist Church; burial in Hill City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday with family present to receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at Stinemetz Funeral Home, Hill City and from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church. An Eastern Star Committal Service will be at 7 p.m. Friday by Hill City Lodge No. 108 Order of Eastern Star.

Phyllis Elaine Pierce, 79, Ellsworth, died Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in Parsons.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Ellsworth; burial will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in Fairview Cemetery, Smith Center.

Visitation will be until 8 p.m. Wednesday at Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth.

William “Bill” Joseph Fry, 58, died Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, at Hays Medical Center.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney; cremation has taken place.

There will be no visitation.

Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney, is in charge of arrangements.

Rosie M. Younger, 93, Phillipsburg, died Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, at Prairie Wind Villa, Phillipsburg.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Esbon; burial in St. Elizabeth Catholic Cemetery, Esbon.

Visitation will be until 5 p.m. Wednesday with family present to greet friends from 3 to 5 p.m. at All Faiths Funeral Chapel, Smith Center.

A rosary will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church. 

Lloyd E. Theimer, 95, Colby, died Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 ,at the Logan County Hospital, Oakley.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Oakley; burial in Beulah Cemetery with military honors. There will be no visitation.

Evelyn Barbara (Skrdlant) Strayer, 95, Atwood, formerly of Norton, died Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at Good Samaritan Society, Atwood.

A celebration of life will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Atwood United Methodist Church; burial will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday in Norton Cemetery.

Lunch will be served at the church following the service.

Enfield Funeral Home, Norton, is in charge of arrangements.

Richard L. Moore, 72, Colby, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, at Citizens Medical Center, Colby.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Colby; inurnment in church cemetery will military rites.

Kersenbrock Funeral Chapel, Colby, is in charge of arrangements.

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