Ronald J. “Ron” Stecklein, Sr., 70, Olathe, died Thursday, July 11, 2019, at his home.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church; burial in Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery with military honors by Hays Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9076 Honor Guard and the Expendables Motorcycle Club of Kansas.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, both at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine, Hays, KS 67601.

A vigil/ rosary will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.


Frieda Bernice Karst, 97, Russell, died Friday, July 12, 2019, at Wheatland Nursing Center, Russell.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at United Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Milberger; burial in Fairview Cemetery, Galatia.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, Hoisington.

A prayer service will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.