delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:41:00 +0000 Pam Hewitt, d. April 15, 2014 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:22:58 +0000
She was married to Den Hewitt on Sept. 12, 1970, who survives her at their home in Atwater, Calif.

She also leaves behind her legacy:

Daughter Denise and Mike Mendes, wonderful [...]]]>
Mary A. Wenrich, d. April 21, 2014 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:55:22 +0000
She was born Jan. 29, 1926, in Hays. She attended Hays High School.

She met Joseph John "Bud" Wenrich in 1947 and they were married on June 20, 1948. In 1954, Mary, Bud and their two oldest sons moved to Pratt, where three additional children were born. Bud preceded her in death [...]]]>
Carolee Webster, d. April 21, 2014 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:50:26 +0000
A graduate of Garden City High School, Carolee married the love of her life Jim Webster on July 17, 1952 in Clayton N.M. A devoted mother and coach’s wife, she followed her husband to Munden, Macksville, Cunningham, and Pratt where she has resided since 1973.
Anton Alfred 'Pete' Petersen, d. April 18, 2014 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:32:47 +0000
Anton grew up in Pratt and graduated from Pratt High School. He was a lifeguard at the Pratt pool and attended Pratt Community College. He worked for a time in the oil fields before joining the Air Force. Pete was stationed at Carswell Air Force Base in Fort Worth, Texas, where he learned to be a jet mechanic.
Cara Grace Strong, d. April 19, 2014 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:58:49 +0000
She is survived by her parents, Pratt; two brothers, Kollyn and Caleb, and a sister, Camree, all of the home; grandparents, Pat and Jerry Strong and Mark and Norma Ricke, all of Medicine Lodge; great-grandparents, Ann Bryan, Medicine Lodge, and Elizabeth Terry, Kiowa; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. [...]]]>
Mary Lou Helsel, d. April 16, 2014 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:05:13 +0000
She was born July 10, 1925, at Iuka, the daughter of Mathais and Rosa Loesel Welli. A lifetime Iuka resident, she was a cashier at the Iuka State Bank for many years and was a homemaker.

On May 22, 1946, she married Harold Eugene Helsel at Larned. He died Jan. 7, 1998.

Survivors include a son, [...]]]>
Cory Blake Chambers, d. April 14, 2014 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:37:55 +0000
He was born Aug. 29, 1973, at Homestead, Fla., to Bryan Blake and Pam (Jones) Chambers. A Great Bend resident since 2008, coming from the Arlington and Hutchinson area, he was a fuel truck driver for S & J Trucking. He was a member of Prince of Peace Parish at St. Patrick Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus Council No. 862, both [...]]]>
Lona M. Ratcliff, d. April 16, 2014 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:41:10 +0000
During her life, Lona had been a member of the Friends Church in Haviland and Bethel Friends Church, Hugoton.

Survivors include a daughter, Sheila (Gail) Hinshaw of Saddlebrooke, Mo.; four grandchildren, [...]]]>
Carroll Cobble, d. April 14, 2014 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:24:53 +0000
He was born Oct. 21, 1931, in Erie, to Cassell and Opal (Cleaver) Cobble. He grew up in Erie and graduated from Erie High School. He attended Parsons Junior College for a brief time and then enlisted in the United States Air Force for four years, serving part of that time in [...]]]>
Cory Blake Chambers Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:22:56 +0000 ]]> Ellowene L. McBride, d. April 15, 2014 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:08:48 +0000
She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Pratt.

Survivors include two sisters, Phyllis Huitt of Cullison, and Emogene Johnson of Osage Beach, Mo.

She [...]]]>
Doris J. Giedinghagen, d. April 13, 2014 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:11:07 +0000
She was a member of the Kansas Wheat Hearts, Calvary Baptist Church of Stafford and Trinity United Methodist Church of Hutchinson. She was a 1942 graduate of Pratt High School.

In 1947 she married Jack Craft. He died in 1952.
Ursuline J. Penka, d. April 14, 2014 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:28:39 +0000
She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Pratt, Daughters of Isabella, and the Women of Sacred Heart.

On May 17, 1945, she married Clement A. Penka at Ellinwood. He died April 13, 2000.
Gabrielle Shanae Murray, d. April 4, 2014 Tue, 08 Apr 2014 08:33:49 +0000
Gabrielle was born on July 10, 2000 at Kearney, Neb., to Kevin and Chandra Murray. She spent the first years of her life at Cedar Creek Church north of Burwell, Neb. Two years were spent near Hutchinson, where she delighted people at Grace Bible Church. In 2006 the family moved to Pratt, where her father is pastor of the [...]]]>
Gabrielle S. Murray, d. April 4, 2014 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:06:11 +0000 ]]> Bessie M. Boland, d. April 6, 2014 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:04:22 +0000
Visitation with the family will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 8th at the funeral home.
Sarah L. Willis, d. April 5, 2014 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 11:28:14 +0000 ]]> Linda S. Hlavachick, d. April 4, 2014 Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:21:47 +0000
She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Pratt.

On July 22, 1964 she married Bill D. Hlavachick at Colby. He survives.

Other survivors include a son, W. Brian Hlavachick, [...]]]>
Glenn E. Pritchett, d. April 3, 2014 Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:14:32 +0000
He was born on May 9, 1925 in Great Bend, the son of William Pritchett and Etta (Thomas) Pritchett.

He was a member of the First Christian Church, Pratt.

On Nov. 12, 1952 he married Leta Joyce Shand at Arkansas City.
Everitt D. Anderson, d. April 1, 2014 Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:54:27 +0000
He was born on June 22, 1927 in Garden City, the son of Frank Everitt Anderson and Bertha Jane (Clark) Anderson.

Everitt's family lived in the Leoti area and as a child they moved to Medicine Lodge, in 1935. He attended rural grade school in Barber County and graduated from Medicine Lodge High School in 1945. [...]]]>