ROZEL - Nelson Lee Warren, 88, passed away May 2, 2016, at Pawnee Valley Community Hospital in Larned. Born May 9, 1927, in Pryor, Okla., he was the son of Samuel and Maude Warren. On June 15, 1952, he married Donna M. Thompson in Great Bend. She survives. A longtime area resident of Larned, he was a night foreman/machinist welder at Justice Supply Machine Shop in Farmington, N.M.
PALM COAST, Fla. - Judy K. Sullivan died on May 1, 2016. Judy was born in Wichita then moved to the Palm Coast, Fla., area in 2003 from Roswell, Ga. She loved to breed, raise and finish American boxer dogs. She had won seven championships with her dogs. She also loved to play golf.
Antonio Castro Salazar, 51, passed away on April 30, 2016, at Great Bend Regional Hospital after a sudden illness. Born on April 17, 1965, at Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico, he was the son of Adolfo Castro Vasquez and Antonia Salazar. On April 27, 1997, he was united in marriage to Raquel Urias in Santa Ana, Calif. He moved with his family to Great Bend in July of 2010. Antonio worked for Red Barn Pet Products in Great Bend for the past four years.
John married Carol Herrman Danielson August 7, 2005 at Colorado Springs, Colo. Mr. Murphy was a Great Bend resident, and proudly served his country, from 1964-1974, in the U.S. Marine Corp, 3rd Marine Division, during the Vietnam era, earning three purple hearts through the course of three tours of duty.
Marion L. "Pops" Dutton, 81, died April 30, 2016, at Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born Feb. 24, 1935, in Hagerman, Texas, he was the son of Otto E. and Marge (Crawford) Dutton. A resident of Great Bend since 1952, coming from Sadler, Texas, he was a driller for Geo Search. He enjoyed cars.
LAWRENCE - Sue Carole Siegfreid died Thursday, April 28, 2016, at her home. Born Jan. 15, 1950, in Wichita, she was the daughter of Chester Vernon and Carol Lee Carpenter Cale. In 1968, she graduated from Great Bend High School, from Fort Hays State University with a bachelor's degree in 1972, and from the University of Kansas in 1976 as a reading specialist. She married Stuart Lewis Siegfreid on July 31, 1976, in the KU Chapel in Lawrence. He survives of the home. She taught school for 32 years, 25 of them were spent at Woodlawn Elementary in Lawrence. She ...
Grace Ellen VanSkike entered God's Kingdom on April 24, 2016. Born in Newton on Sept. 28th, 1927, she was the eldest child of Herbert Paul and Marjorie Fae Dickson, family of English and Scotch- Irish decent. She was raised on the family farm near Rosalia and subsequently graduated high school in El Dorado, Class of 1945. After high school, Grace was among a few to be selected by her teacher for the opportunity to be sponsored for a college work and study program, working for the Dean's office, while attending classes at Kansas State University.