Obituaries

Louis Martinez

Louis Martinez, age 87, of Keyes, Oklahoma died October 23, 2014 at Western Plains Medical Complex in Dodge City, Kansas.  He was born June 21, 1927 in Barney, New Mexico the son of Aniceto and Rosenda (Montoya) Martinez. Louis grew up in New Mexico.  After serving in the United States Army 123rd Engineer Survey...
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James R. (Jim) Garrison

James R. (Jim) Garrison, age 80, of Johnson, Kansas died Friday, October 17, 2014 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas.  He was born February 24, 1934 in Eldora, Iowa, the son of Bob and Eulah (Ellison) Garrison. Jim moved to Kansas at the age of 6.  He graduated from Johnson High School in...
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Jade Caitlin Burroughs

Jade Caitlin Burroughs, age 23, passed away on Thursday, October 9, 2014 near Corona, New Mexico.  She was born May 6, 1991 in Johnson, Kansas the daughter of Kevin E. and Alisha (Yohn) Helmle. She was home schooled and then obtained her GED from Seward County Community College.  She completed some college courses, earning...
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Rodney Glenn Scruggs

Rodney Glenn Scruggs, age 52, of Elkhart, Kansas died Wednesday, October 01, 2014, at Via Christi Regional Medical Center – St. Francis Campus in Wichita, Kansas.  He was born November 16, 1961, in Liberal, Kansas, the son of Walter Glenn and Karen Jean (Kilgore) Scruggs. Rodney grew up in Liberal and attended Liberal schools. ...
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Verda Marie (Iverson) Ellsaesser

Verda Marie (Iverson) Ellsaesser, age 90, went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City, Kansas. She was born August 28, 1924, the 13th child of Iver and Ida (Larson) Iverson in Montrose, South Dakota.   Verda married Harley C. Ellsaesser on April 20, 1945.  They...
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Timothy James Jones

Timothy James Jones, age 49, of Rolla, Kansas died Saturday, September 13, 2014 at his home in Rolla, Kansas.  He was born August 20, 1965 in Santa Fe, New Mexico the son of Carl and Judy (Bennett) Jones. Tim grew up in New Mexico and graduated from Eldorado High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico....
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Ricardo Rodriguez

Ricardo Rodriguez, age 76, of Ulysses, Kansas died Saturday, September 13, 2014 at his home in Ulysses, Kansas.  He was born January 8, 1922 in El Terrero Namiquipa Chihuahua, Mexico, the son of Reinaldo and Rosario (Medina) Rodriguez. Ricardo grew up in Mexico.  He married Gricelda Ortega in 1955 in Allende Mexico.  They moved...
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Juanita V. Rodriguez

Juanita V. Rodriguez, age 79, of Ulysses, Kansas died Saturday, September 13, 2014 at her daughter’s home in Ulysses, Kansas.  She was born August 29, 1935 in Hillrose, Colorado, the daughter of Tiofilo Rodriguez and Romalda Vasquez. Juanita grew up in Morgan County, Colorado.  She married Roman Ochoa Rodriguez on December 13, 1954 in...
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Irene Gladys Griffith

Irene Gladys Griffith, age 96, of Elkhart, Kansas died Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at Morton County Special Care Center in Elkhart, Kansas.  She was born November 23, 1917 in Enterprise, Kansas, the daughter of John August and Anna M. (Johnson) Lindahl. Gladys was educated in the Enterprise, Kansas Schools, Kansas State University in Manhattan,...
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Walter Alvin Sears

Walter Alvin Sears, age 88, died Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City, Kansas.  He was born February 25, 1926 in Gem, Kansas the son of John Milton and Lula Jennings Sears.  A Garden City resident since 1953, he was a retired shift foreman for Northern Natural Gas Company and...
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