Obituaries

M. Todd Steele

M. Todd Steele, age 82, passed away on Monday, May 23, 2016 at his home in Scott City, Kansas. He was born on January 22, 1934 in Scott City, Kansas, the son of Curtis Allen and Velma Ruth Armantrout Steele. A lifetime resident of Scott City, Kansas he was a farmer and stockman. He...
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Elizabeth M. Ackerman

Elizabeth M. Ackerman, 107, died Sunday, May 22, 2016 at Presbyterian Manor of the Plains, Dodge City. She was born April 12, 1909 at Spearville, the daughter of Herman “Harry” and Catherine (Heeke) Schawe. A longtime Windthorst area resident, moving to Spearville in 1967, and to Dodge City in 1995, she was a homemaker....
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Jayden Ruben Gonzales

Jayden Ruben Gonzales, two day old son of Travis and Martha (Quezada), died May 23, 2016 at the Western Plains Medical Complex Women’s Center in Dodge City. He was born on May 21, 2016 at Dodge City. Jayden is survived by his parents, Travis and Martha Gonzales; two sisters, Alyssa and Aleyna Gonzales; five...
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Wilma Lucille “Billy” Cothron

Wilma Lucille “Billy” Cothron, 85, died, Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Good Samaritan Society, Liberal, KS. She was born August 12, 1930 at Lehigh, KS to William L and Lucille (Kirby) Heart. She married Edgar Ivan Cothron, June 13, 1953 in Clayton, N.M. He died in 1990.Wilma worked for Beech Aircraft and a Riveter and...
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Jesse L. Mishler

Jesse L. Mishler, age 87, passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at the Greeley County Hospital Long Term Care in Tribune, Kansas. He was born on July 16, 1928 in the original Kaw City, Oklahoma which is now where Kaw Lake is located, the son of Lee and Daisy Rogers Mishler. A resident...
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Sandy Ward

Sandy Ward, 52, of Guymon, OK died Friday, May 20, 2016 at BSA Hospital in Amarillo, TX. She was born September 9, 1963 in Liberal, KS, the daughter of Vernon and LaVeta (Frederick) Williams. She married Bobby Ward on May 12, 1984 in Liberal, KS.  Sandy was a class of 1982 graduate of Turpin,...
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Bruce Hiss

Bruce Hiss, age 61, died May 20, 2016 at the St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City, Kansas. He was born on July 10, 1954 in Medicine Lodge, Kansas, the son of Carl Eugene and Constance Ann Miller Hiss. Survivors include: One Brother Michael Hiss of Garden City, Kansas One Sister Kathy Pirkig of Big...
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Betty Locy

Betty Locy, 82, died May 15, 2016 at her home in Dodge City. She was born on July 31, 1933 in Dodge City, the daughter of Benjamin Harrison and Gertrude Olive (Wagonseller) Barrett. Betty was a lifetime resident of Dodge City, attending Dodge City elementary schools and Ford High School. On August 6, 1950,...
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Pauline Eldena Barnes

Pauline Eldena Barnes, 91, died Monday, May 16th, 2016, at Beaver County Memorial Hospital in Beaver, OK. She was born on April 30th, 1925, in Logan, KS. She was the daughter of Rudolph Lang and Bertha (Weiss) Lang.  Pauline graduated from Chapman High School in Chapman, KS. She attended college at Bethel College. She...
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Catherine Lorene (Cramer) Waterson

Catherine Lorene (Cramer) Waterson passed away May 16, 2016 at Bryan East Medical Center in Lincoln, Nebraska. She was born October 13, 1926 in Dighton, Kansas to Eva (Yates) and Clarence Cramer. She was a life-long resident of Dighton, having lived for the past 55 years across the street from where her childhood residence...
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