Lori Beth Newell, 52, Ellis, died Saturday, June 11, 2016, at Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital, WaKeeney.
She was born Nov. 9, 1963, in Ness City to James and Donna (Tryon) Clouston. She was a 1982 graduate of Ness City High School.
She married Richard Eugene Newell on July 20, 1996, in Ellis. She was a certified nurse’s aide in La Crosse and Hays nursing facilities, and was a homemaker.
She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ellis.
She enjoyed fishing, latch hook, spending time on the golf course with her husband, traveling to see family, visiting zoos, was an avid cat lover and enjoyed dancing, which is where she met her husband at the Fanchon Ballroom in Hays.
Survivors include her husband, Ellis; her father, Meriden; and two brothers, Ross Clouston, Meriden and Patrick Clouston, ArkCity.
She was preceded in death by her mother.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Ellis; burial will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Joseph Cemetery, Damar.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 9:30 a.m. until time of service Wednesday at the church.
A combined vigil and rosary will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, both at the church.
Memorials are suggested to Epilepsy Foundation of Kansas.
Keithley Funeral Chapel, 400 East 17th, Ellis, KS 67637, is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences can be left by guest book at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.