Doris Faulkner, a Hays resident for 31 years, died Monday, April 10, 2017, due to a third bout with cancer.

Celebration of life services will be at 3 p.m. Aug. 26, at the FHSU Robbins Center in Hays.

Karen Marie Boyce, 77, died Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at Porter Hospice Residence in Centennial, Colo.

Services will be at 10 a.m. July 1 at St. Joseph Church, Damar; burial in Damar Cemetery.

John “Jack” Steiger, 78, died Friday, May 26, 2017, at Hays Medical Center.

A gathering to celebrate his life will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday at Baalmann Mortuary, Oakley; graveside inurnment service will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Menlo Cemetery.

Albert Steven Schwarzenberger, 84, died Sunday, May 21, 2017.

Graveside services will be at 3 p.m June 23 in Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery, WaKeeney, followed by a reception at the Eagles Lodge.

Alberta Ann (Vrbas) Ayers, 65, Estherville, Iowa, died Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at her home.

Services will be at 11a.m. June 23 at Estherville Lutheran Church; burial will take place at a later date in Kansas. . Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. June 22 at Henry Olson Funeral Chapel, Estherville.

Marvin S. Baker Jr., 96, died Friday, May 19, 2017, in South Texas.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Liebenthal.

Lois A. (Cheney) Hake, 71, Garden City, formerly of Rexford, died Friday, June 9, 2017.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Rexford Community Church; burial in Rexford Cemetery. Visitation will be from 8 a.m. until time of service Friday at the church. Pauls Funeral Home, Oberlin, is in charge of arrangements.

Marvin N. Klaus, 88, Hays, died Sunday, June 11, 2017, at Via Christi Village Care Center, Hays.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church Hays; burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary of Hays, 1919 E. 22nd, Hays, KS 67601 and from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church. A vigil will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary.

Melvin D. Erb, 85, Bison, died Monday, June 5, 2017, at his home.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Janousek Funeral Home, La Crosse.

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