Obituaries

Joyce E. Young

Joyce E. Young, 80, died Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at Wheatridge Park Care Center in Liberal. She was born March 8, 1935 at Garden City to parents William Clyde & Valeta E. (Harms) Wolking. She married William Arnold Young, he died on September 4, 1975 and to Charles Anderson, he died on June 18, 1992....
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Ralph E. Herrell

Ralph E. Herrell, 88 died Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City. He was born January 2, 1927 in Fairview, Kansas the son of William T. & Rosa (Farley) Herrell.Ralph moved with his family to Garden City in the 1940’s. He has lived in Garden City since. He served in...
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Joy Ann Peterson

Joy Ann Peterson, 85, died June 15, 2015 at Presbyterian Manor of the Plains, Dodge City. She was born on April 18, 1930 at Ebsen, Kansas the daughter of Florence and Harriett (Becktold) Cline.  On February 22, 1953 she married Richard “Rick” Peterson. He preceded her in death on October 11, 2007. She worked...
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J.T. Kent

J.T. Kent, 44 died Sunday, June 14, 2015 at his home in Lawrence, Kansas. He was born June 8, 1971 in Garden City, Kansas the son of John Duane & Linda (Waller) Kent.J.T. grew up in Holcomb and attended Holcomb schools. He graduated from Holcomb High School in 1990. He then earned his Bachelor’s...
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Rebecca “Becky” Teeter

Rebecca “Becky” Teeter, age 60, of Ulysses, Kansas died Sunday, June 14, 2015 at her home in Ulysses, Kansas. She was born August 4, 1954 in Garden City, Kansas, the daughter of Albert “Shorty” and Shirley Jane (Gerstberger) Kuriyama. Becky was raised in Ulysses, Kansas and graduated from Ulysses High School in 1972. She...
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Margaret J. Lee

Margaret J. Lee, age 93, died June 14, 2015 at her home in Scott City, Kansas. She was born on May 30, 1922 in Scott City, Kansas, the daughter of Clarence W. and Rosa Been Dickhut. Margaret served in the United States Navy Hospital Corp at Terminal Island, California. On May 26, 1945 she...
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Philip Shorter

Philip Shorter, age 86, of Ulysses, Kansas died Sunday, June 14, 2015 at The Legacy at Park View in Ulysses, Kansas. He was born July 22, 1928 in Grant County, Kansas, the son of Charles and Selma (Ryder) Shorter. Philip was a life-long resident of Grant County, graduating from Grant County Rural High School....
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George E. Hovey

George E. Hovey, 72, died June 13, 2015 at his residence in Dodge City. He was born on July 16, 1942 at Montrose, Colorado the son of Bruce James and Wilda (Moore) Hovey.  George grew up in the Topeka/Auburn area and graduated from Washburn Rural High School. He came to Dodge City in 1971...
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Elizabeth Jane ( Betty ) Bishop

Elizabeth Jane ( Betty ) Bishop, age 91, passed away on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at Wichita County Long Term Care in Leoti, Kansas. Betty was born September 29, 1923 in Craig, Missouri, the daughter of John L. & Carrie E. Twaddell Pflaumer. A resident of Wichita County, Kansas since 1945, she was a...
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Joseph John “Joe” Stottmann

Joseph John “Joe” Stottmann, 82, of Parsons, passed away at 10:40 p.m., Saturday, June 13, 2015 at Elm Haven West Nursing Home in Parsons.  He was born August 14, 1932 in Sterling, Oklahoma to Herman M. and Ida (Schulte) Stottmann. Joe graduated from Anadarko High School in Anadarko, Oklahoma.  Joe farmed prior to serving...
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