Sally Jane Armstrong, 66, Sharon Springs, died Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, at Colby Health and Rehabilitation.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Mountain time Oct. 24 in Weskan Cemetery.

Vernon Paul “Vernie” Schmidt, 76, Catharine, died Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, at Via Christi Village, Hays.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Catherine Catholic Church, Catharine; inurnment will follow in the church cemetery.

James Alvin Shaeffer, 87, died Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2015, at Trego Manor Long Term Care, WaKeeney.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 24 at St. Michael Catholic Church, Collyer; burial in the church cemetery. Family and friends gathering will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 23, with a short service at 8 p.m., both at Schmitt Funeral Home, Quinter.

Richard Louis Grecian, 70, died Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, at St. Francis Health Center, Topeka.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, WaKeeney.

Kerry Jolene Watson, 52, Inman, died Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, at Hospice House, Hutchinson.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, South Hutchinson; graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in WaKeeney City Cemetery. Friends can call until 9 p.m. Thursday, with the family to receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at Elliott Mortuary, Hutchinson. A rosary will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the church.

Douglas Dale Norris, 56, died Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, at Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital, WaKeeney.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney; cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation.

Darrian Crixx Shifflett, infant son of Dustin Craig and Paige Nicole (Eickhoff) Shifflett, died Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, at his home.

Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Friday in Lutheran Cemetery, Natoma. Visitation will be until 8 p.m. Thursday, with family present to greet friends from 6 to 7 p.m. at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.

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