Jordanne (Riley) Elisabeth Troy Hackerott, 28, Nashville, Tenn., died Friday, June 28, 2019, at her home.

A celebration life will be at 11 a.m. July 15 at St. John Lutheran Church, Russell.


Mary Ann Merklein, 94, Phillipsburg, died Friday, July 5, 2019, at Phillips County Hospital, Phillipsburg,

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Stuttgart; burial in Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Stuttgart.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Olliff-Boeve Memorial, Phillipsburg, KS 67661.


Esther Marie (Molleker) Schmidt, 90, Hays died Friday, July 5, 2019, at her daughter’s home in Hays.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hays; burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, and from 9:00 to 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, both at Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary of Hays, 1919 E. 22nd, Hays, KS 67601.

A V.F.W. Auxiliary service and rosary with the Daughters of Isabella and Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration joining will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, followed by a vigil at 7 p.m. all at the mortuary.