Reza “Ray” Marefat, 80, Hays, died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, in Hays.

Services will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Sept. 28, at 1St floor conference room of the Hadley Center, 205 E. 7th, Hays, KS 67601.

Cremation entrusted to Brock’s-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory 2509 Vine Hays, KS 67601.


Jacqueline Louise Lamer Lockwood, died in May of this year.

A celebration of life will be at 1 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Market Street Theater, 222 Market Street in Santa Cruz, Calif.  A celebration will also be scheduled in Hays in October.


David L. “Dave” Walters, 69, Phoenix, died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019.

A celebration of his life will be at 11 a.m. Oct. 12 at Phoenix Memorial Park, Phoenix.


Verlin “Butch” Engel, died Saturday, July 6, 2019.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Sept. 23 in St. Marys Cemetery, Ellis, followed by a luncheon at K of C Hall. 


Cecil M. Patton, 81, died April 1, 2001 and Alice Tholen, 97, died March 9, 2019.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Boniface Catholic Church, Vincen; inurnment in St. Boniface Cemetery.

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


Diana Marie (Stites) Leichliter, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2019.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Oct. 12 at Flatland Church, Omaha Neb.


Ralph Augustine Weis, 95, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, at Good Samaritan Society of Decatur County, Oberlin.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Leoville; burial in Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Leoville.

Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at the church.

A rosary/vigil will be following the visitation Friday at the church.


Robert Eugene Gerber, 97, Wichita, died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, in Wichita.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Wichita; burial will be at 3 St. Louis Cemetery, Waterloo.

A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the church.


Bonnie Carol Fuentez, 76, Gorham, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at Hays Medical Center.

A rosary and services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary Catholic Church, Gorham; burial in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Gorham.


Terry Wayne Ault, 70, Hays, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, at his home.

Services will be at 5 p.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Hays.