Jeanette A. (Braun) Leiker, 77, formerly of Victoria, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at Lubbock, Texas.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at The Basilica of St. Fidelis, Victoria; inurnment in St. Fidelis Cemetery, Victoria.

Family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary, 412 Main, Victoria, KS and from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, at The Basilica.

A vigil /rosary will be at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the mortuary.

Edna Lee Degenhardt, 88, Hays, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, at Hays Medical Center.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hays; inurnment will be at 2 p.m. in Holy Cross Cemetery, Pfeifer.

Family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until time of service Saturday at the church.

Elvin Leroy Patee, 75, Ellis, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, at Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital, WaKeeney.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Ellis United Methodist Church; inurnment in Mount Hope Cemetery. 

Ellsworth Leo Murphy, 85, Smith Center, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019.

A service honoring her life will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at New Covenant Church, Smith Center.

Donald Dale "D.D." Howard, 82, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, at Grisell Memorial Hospital, Ransom,

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church, Utica.

Friends can call until 9 p.m. Friday,with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8 P.M. at Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Ness City; burial will be in Utica Cemetery with military graveside rites by McKinstry-Jones American Legion and Sons of the American Legion, Utica, assisted by the U.S. Navy Honor Guard.

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