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.

Elmer F. Berens, 92, Hoxie, died Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, at Sheridan County Health Complex Long Term Care, Hoxie.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Grainfield Cemetery, with military rites by Grainfield American Legion Post No. 301. Visitation will be until 8 p.m. Tuesday, with family present to greet friends from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Mickey-Leopold Funeral Home, Hoxie.

Erma M. Harbers Soodsma, 84, Phillipsburg, died Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Prairie View Reformed Church, Prairie View; burial in Prairie View Cemetery. Viewing will be until 9 p.m. Tuesday, with family receiving friends from 7 to 8 p.m., both at Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, Phillipsburg.

The Hays Daily News will publish an obituary free for people with direct ties to the area. More information can be added for additional charges.