Debra Carolyn (Bobbitt) Elliott Sidey, 63, Bunker Hill, died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, while working at the post office in Bunker Hill.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Sept. 26 at United Methodist Church, Stockton; cremation has preceded the services. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 25, with family present to greet friends from 4 to 7 p.m. at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.

Ottilia “Tillie” Leiker, 95, Catharine, died Monday, Sept. 14, 2015, at Ellis Good Samaritan Center.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Catherine Catholic Church, 1681 St. Joseph Street, Catharine; burial in St. Catherine Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday, both at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine Hays, KS 67601. An Altar Society/Christian Mothers rosary will be at 6:30 p.m. Friday, followed by a vigil at 7 p.m., both at the funeral home.

Pauline LaVada Smythe, 88, Tacoma, Wash., formerly of Codell and Plainville, died Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, at Heartwood Extended Healthcare in Tacoma.

Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday in Shiloh Cemetery, rural Codell; burial will follow the graveside committal.

Visitation will be until 8 p.m. Thursday with family to greet guests from 6 to 8 p.m. at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.

Donna Elaine (Stice) Stewart Stanton, died Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, at her home in Hays.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Stockton United Methodist Church.

Visitation will be until 8 p.m. Thursday with family receiving friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Plumer-Overlease Funeral Home, Stockton.

Juan Alexander, 63, Nicodemus, died Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, at Graham County Hospital, Hill City.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at First Missionary Baptist Church, Nicodemus; burial in Nicodemus.

Visitation will be until 8 p.m. Thursday at Stinemetz Funeral Home, Hill City, and from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at the church.

John Franklin Luding, 79, Russell, died Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, at Papillion Manor Rehabilitation Center, Papillion, Neb.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church; burial in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Russell.

Visitation will be until 5 p.m. Thursday at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell. A vigil/rosary will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the church.

Myrtle Maxine Briand, 89, Arnold, died Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, at Cedar Village, Ness City.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Ness City; burial in Arnold Cemetery.

Visitation will be until 9 p.m. Thursday with the family present from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Veanna (VanVleet) Orr Carman, 82, Oberlin, died Monday, Sept. 14, 2015.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Pauls Funeral Home, Oberlin; burial in Kanona Cemetery, near Decatur County.

Visitation will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and after 8 a.m. Saturday, both at the funeral home.

John E. Gardiner, 63, Salina, died Monday, Sept 14, 2015.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Ryan Mortuary, Salina.

Friends can call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday with family receiving friends from 4 to 6 p.m. at the mortuary.

Raymond H. Calhoon,92, Phillipsburg, died Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, at Kensington Health & Rehab in Kensington.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, Phillipsburg; burial in Marvin Cemetery, Glade.

Visitation will be until 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

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