Obituaries

José H. Armendariz

José Horacio Armendariz, age 58, of Scott City, Kansas, passed away on April 20, 2019 at the Swedish Medical Center in Denver, Colorado.  He was born on June 12, 1960 in Satevo, Chihuahua, Mexico, the son of Encarnacion and Eva Prieto Armendariz.  A resident of Scott City, Kansas since 1984 moving from Chihuahua, Mexico,...
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Devota J. R. Clair

Devota Jean Riley Clair, age 78, left this earth and went to meet the Lord on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. She was born January 16, 1941, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She spent most of her childhood growing up in Rolla, Kansas, where she met and married the love of her life, Everett Clair, Sr.,...
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Shirley M. Palmer

Shirley M. Palmer, age 83, of Johnson, Kansas, died Thursday, April 18, 2019, at Stanton County Long Term Care Unit in Johnson, Kansas. She was born October 17, 1935, in Hooker, Oklahoma, the daughter of Harry Amos and Beulah Idel (Grounds) Thrall. Shirley graduated from Rolla High School and attended Panhandle State University. She...
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Dallas S. Martin

Dallas Shawn Martin, 46, of Colorado Springs, passed away on April 13, 2019, in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  He was born October 5, 1972, in Scott City, the son of Lester D. Martin and Cheryl K. France. Dallas was born and raised in Scott City and was a graduate of Scott Community High School in...
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Tammy S. Slifer

Tammy’s life began on January 2, 1958 in El Dorado. She is the daughter of Harry R. and Emily L. (Starks) Slifer. Tammy enjoyed cooking with her mother, crafts, her dogs and cats, children, attending church and singing hymns, traveling with family, fishing and hunting. She also enjoyed being with her family and her...
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Elease “Boots” Tucker

Elease “Boots” Tucker, age 100, died Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Morton County Senior Living Community in Elkhart, Kansas. She was born August 1, 1918, in Sparta, Tennessee, the daughter of William F. and Edna M. (Johnson) Hicks. At the age of 2 years, Elease’s family homesteaded four miles west of Elkhart near Sturgis,...
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Joan Fischer

Joan Fischer, age 93, of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, and formerly of Ulysses, Kansas, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Sunday, April 14, 2019, at St. Johns Medical Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was born October 14, 1925, in Falls City, Nebraska, the daughter of Carl and Janet (Mooney) Huber. Joan grew up in...
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Brent D. “Grunch” Mulligan

Brent D. “Grunch” Mulligan, age 47, passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2019in Lansing, Kansas.  He was born on June 16, 1971in Garden City, Kansas, the son of Kenneth George & Norma Jean Jewell Mulligan.  A lifetime resident of Scott City, Kansas, he was a handyman. Survivors Include his Mother – Norma Jean Mulligan of Scott...
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Dorothy L. Crist

Dorothy Louise Crist, age 96, passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at the Scott County Hospital in Scott City, Kansas.  The second of five children, she was born on August 29, 1922 in Scott County, Kansas, to George and Grace Bush Graham.  She was a 1940 graduate of Shallow Water High School in...
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Fern L. Kistler

Fern L. Kistler, age 97, of Johnson, Kansas, died Thursday, April 11, 2019, at Stanton County Hospital in Johnson, Kansas. She was born June 16, 1921, in Lamar, Missouri, the daughter of Glenn A. and Nellie (Vincent) Wright. Fern was a graduate of Manter High School in Manter. She lived in Manter and Ulysses...
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