Leta Rosalie (Hines) Sidebottom, 87, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, at Rhode Island Suites, Ransom.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at United Methodist Church, Ransom; burial in Ransom Cemetery.

Friends can call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday with family present from 6 to 8 p.m. at Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Ness City.

Arlene Hix, 99, Norton, died Monday, Dec. 24, 2018, at Hays Medical Center.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Whispering Pines, Norton; burial in Norcatur Cemetery.

Gary L. “Bear” Prester, 72, Russell, formerly of Dorrance and Kingman, died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, at Russell Regional Hospital.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. John Lutheran Church, Russell; burial will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday in Wilson City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service Friday at the church.

Jenna Marie Schafer, 31, Junction City, formerly of Salina, died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018, in Junction City.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell. Cremation has been selected by the family and no visitation being held.

Family will be present to greet friends from 10 a.m. until time of service Wednesday at the mortuary.

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