Janet L. Hays, 84, died Sunday, April 23, 2017, in Prairie Village.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Prairie Village; private graveside services will be at a later date in Holbrook (Neb.) Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service Friday at the church.

Dr. John L. Watson, 80, died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, in Hays.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. May 17 at Hays Christian Church, 22nd and Marshall, Hays, KS 67601.

Lt. Daren Edward Ciempa, 53, Denver, died Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at his home.

Graveside inurnment services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Ransom Cemetery; reception following at the Ransom Senior Center.

Ruth Ellen Bean, 72, Hays, died Saturday, April 29, 2017, at Hays Medical Center.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church, WaKeeney; inurnment will be at a later date in McGinnis Cemetery, Anna, Ill. A time of visitation and remembering will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney.

Stanley M. Yarrow, 79, Hays, died Sunday, April 30, 2017, at Hays Medical Center.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mizpah United Methodist Church, rural Wakefield. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday at Neill-Schwensen-Rook Funeral Home.

Bessie Apostolas, 99, Hays, died Monday, May 1, 2017, at her home.

Services will be at 12:30 p.m. May 15 at the Transfiguration Chapel of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church; burial in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon May 15 at Pedersen-Ryberg Mortuary, Elmhurst, Ill.

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