Eldon D. “Pee Wee” Witthuhn, 70, Hays, died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, at his home.

A celebration of life reception will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Hays VFW, 22nd and Vine. A private family inurnment will be at a later date.

Paul D. Knox, 79, Hill City, died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, at Hays Medical Center.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Stinemetz Funeral Home, Hill City. A private family burial will be at a later date. There will be no visitation.

Mary Evelyn Stewart Eckart, 98, Lawrence, formerly of Stockton, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, in Lawrence.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Thomas Catholic Church, Stockton. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday with family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. and a rosary and vigil at 7 p.m., all at Plumer-Overlease Funeral Home, Stockton. Burial will be in St. Thomas Catholic Cemetery, Stockton.

Viola Robben, 92, Walker, died Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, at Brookdale Assisted Living – Hays.

Services are 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Ann Catholic Church, Walker. Burial in St. Ann’s Cemetery, Walker.

Visitation is until 9 p.m. Wednesday at Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary, Victoria, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, at St. Ann’s Catholic Church.

Roger H. Hale, 75, Colby, died Nov. 28, 2018, in Aurora, Colo.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Colby United Methodist Church. Visitation will be until 6 p.m. Wednesday at Kersenbrock Funeral Chapel. Burial in Ash Rock Cemetery, Woodston.

John W. Kisslinger, 86, Ransom, died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, at Rhode Island Suites in Ransom.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Ransom. Burial in Kansas Veterans Cemetery, WaKeeney. Vigil service will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Ness City.

Patricia D. Bartels, 91, of Olathe, Kansas, died Thursday, November 29, 2018. Services will be held Saturday, at Glidden-Ediger Chapel in McPherson, KS; burial at the North Inman Cemetery, Inman.

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