delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:48:39 +0000 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. [...]]]>
Beth Hinshaw, d. March 30, 2014 Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:42:03 +0000
She was a homemaker and taught piano lessons from her home. She earned a degree in music from Friends University. Beth had lived in Haviland, Alva and Seiling, Okla., Independence, Emporia Hopewell, and Beaver, Kan., and Alba, Mo. She was a member of the Haviland Friends Church.
Diane M. Thimesch, d. March 30, 2014 Mon, 31 Mar 2014 15:48:44 +0000
She was born Jan. 12, 1960, at Kingman, the daughter of Otto and Viola "Vi" Kathman Henning. A longtime resident of Willowdale, moving to Cunningham, she was a homemaker.

She was a member of the St. Peter Catholic Church, the D of I and the Altar Society, all of Willowdale.

On Aug. 11, [...]]]>
Evelyn L. Neuburger, d. March 28, 2014 Mon, 31 Mar 2014 08:59:14 +0000
She was born Dec. 15, 1924, in Gasville, Ark., to Claude and Flossie Mullins. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and homemaker.

Evelyn attended schools throughout Oklahoma and Kansas. She graduated from Red Rock High School in Oklahoma. During World War II Evelyn worked at Tinker Air Base in Oklahoma City and [...]]]>
Kathleen E. Shrack, d. March 27, 2014 Fri, 28 Mar 2014 15:29:48 +0000
Kathy was very active in the Pratt community, civic clubs and organizations. She served two terms on the Pratt Hospital Board. She enjoyed traveling around the country, watching football games, and creating unique family Christmas cards.
Elmer E. Engelhardt, d. March 26, 2014 Fri, 28 Mar 2014 08:45:01 +0000
Elmer was a farmer for many years in several different areas including Rice, Barton, and Pratt counties.

On Sept. 28, 1952, he married Lavada Quasebarth in rural Ford County. She survives.