Obituaries

Marie J. Rutledge



Services for Marie J. Rutledge, 88, Lawrence, are pending at this time. Mrs. Rutledge died Sunday, April 20, 2014 at Brandon Woods at Alvamar.

 

Calvin Laverne Bryant



Graveside services for Calvin Laverne Bryant, 81, Kansas City, KS will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Eudora Cemetery. He died April 18, 2014 in Overland Park, Kansas.


 

Edwin Thomas Gossage



Services are pending for Edwin Thomas Gossage, 31 of Norman, OK.

 

Berdene F. Hird



Funeral service for Berdene F. Hird, 86, Lawrence will be 10 am. Wednesday, April 23, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Mrs. Hird died Saturday at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She was born Nov. 29, 1927 in Lawrence, the daughter of John W. and Priscilla M. Buchheim Unger.


 

Gladys Shelton



Funeral Services will be Friday, April 25, 2014 at 1:00 PM at the Victory Baptist Church in Tonganoxie (2440 South Street) Burial will follow at the Eudora City Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday from 9AM-8PM at the funeral home and the family will greet friends from 6 – 8 PM that evening.

 

Vencil Lee Shockley



Funeral services for Vencil Lee Shockley, 87, Lawrence, will be at 10 am Monday at Eudora Assembly of God Church, with the Rev. Glenn Weld officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence. Mr. Shockley died Friday, Apr. 18, 2014, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.


 

Leroy Eugene Smart



Funeral services for Leroy Eugene Smart, 60, Lawrence, will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.

Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.


 

Robert Wyer



Graveside inurnment services will be Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 1:00 PM at the Eudora City Cemetery.

On April 23, 2013, our beloved Robert Wyer “”Barb Wire”” was released into God’s care. 

 

Netty Keizer





 

Wojciech Lesnikowski



Wojciech G. Lesnikowski, Don Hatch Distinguished Professor of Architecture at the University of Kansas, passed away April 17, 2014 in Lawrence KS after a courageous battle with cancer.



 

Nora L. Nieder





 

Grant K. Goodman



Grant K. Goodman died peacefully in his sleep at Brandon Woods at Alvamar, on the evening of Sunday, April 6, after a year of many ups and downs in his brief battle against lung cancer.


 

Marianna L. Harmon





 

Modena Kauffman Weaver



Services are pending.


 

Minnie Jane Woody



Funeral service for Minnie Jane Woody, 91, Lawrence, KS will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014 at St. Luke A.M.E. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. She died April 13, 2014 at the Cooper Care Home.



 

Lewis W. Ellis



Lewis Ellis was taken home to live with his father, Sunday, April 13, 2014, after a long illness.



 

Goldie M Dodson Harmon



Goldie M Dodson Harmon died April 12, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, Iva Blankenship and Edward Dodson, five siblings and one grandson, Zachary M. Harmon.


 

Todd Anthony Holloway



Todd Anthony Holloway, 45, Lawrence, passed away at home following a lengthy illness.



 

Jon Thomas "J.T." Isaacs



Funeral services for Jon Thomas ‘J.T.’ Isaacs, 68, rural Lawrence, will be at 1 pm Tuesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.  Mr. Isaacs died Thursday, Apr. 10, 2014, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.



 

Dale E. Myer



Graveside services for Dale E. Myer, 72, Eudora, will be at noon, Friday, April 18, 2014, at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence, with the Rev. Phillip Scott officiating.
Mr. Myer died Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Pioneer Ridge, in Lawrence.


 

Lenita Catherine Rose



Services for Lenita Catherine Rose, 65, Eskridge, are pending at this time.
Ms. Rose died Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the Golden Living Center in Eskridge, Kansas.



 

Mildred Mary (Hartter) Gillispie



Mildred Mary (Hartter) Gillispie passed away at Midland Hospice Care on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Mass of Christian Burial for Mildred will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, April 14, 2014, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Lawrence, KS. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.