Samuel Clayton Shoaff, 89, Great Bend, formerly of Russell, died Thursday, July 12, 2018, at Cherry Village Nursing Home, Great Bend.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery, WaKeeney, Military rites will be conducted by Fort Riley Honor Guard. A reception will be from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church, Great Bend.

 Leonard Leo Austin, 84, rural Russell, died Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, at Via Christi Village, Hays.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Paradise United Methodist Church, Paradise; burial in Fairport Cemetery.

Visitation will be until 8 p.m. Tuesday with family present from 5 to 7 p.m. at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.

David Allen Houston, 69, Colby, died Friday, July 27, 2018.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Kersenbrock Funeral Chapel, Colby; cremation has taken place.

Kersenbrock Funeral Chapel, Colby, is in charge of arrangements.

Marion J. Schmidt, 87, Hays, died Friday, August 3, 2018 at his home.

Services will be at 9 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hays; burial with military honors by the Hays VFW honor guard will follow in St. Catherine Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine, Hays KS 67601 and from 8:30 to 9 a.m. Friday at the church. A Daughters of Isabella rosary will be at 5:30 p.m. Thursday and a combined vigil and rosary will be at 6:30 p.m., all at the funeral home.

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