Robert E. Hammersmith , 89, Gorham, died Friday, May 17, 2019, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary of Hays, 1919 E. 22nd, Hays, KS 67601, with military honors by Hays V.F.W. Post No. 9076; a private family inurnment will be in Winterset Cemetery, south of Gorham.

Family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary.


Lois June Holopirek, 88, McPherson, formerly of Rush Center, died Thursday, May 30, 2019, at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hope Lutheran Church, Rush Center; burial in La Crosse Cemetery.

Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Stockham Family Funeral Home, McPherson. 


James Lynn Applegate, 72, Norton, died Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at his home.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Enfield Funeral Home, Norton; burial in Norton Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.