Category: Breaking News

DEATH: W. Dale Bandy, 81

W. DALE BANDY, 81, a retired accounting supervisor for NCRA and a farmer, died June 3 at Hospice House of Reno County, Hutchinson. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, June 8, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Canton. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, June 7, at Olson’s Mortuary, Canton. Memorials […]

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DEATH: Pauline Balzer, 95

PAULINE BALZER, 95, died May 22 at Asbury Park in Newton. The memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 2, at Grace Hill Menno­nite Church with pastor Weldon Martens presiding. Private family interment will be in the Grace Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to Grace Hill Mennonite Church or Good Shepherd Hospice in care of Petersen Funeral […]

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DEATH: Rhonda M. Hannon, 43

Rhonda M. Hannon, 43, died May 22, 2018. She was born July 1, 1974. She is survived by her parents, James and Virginia Hannon; two sisters, Jen­nifer (Timothy) Hagwood and their five children, and sister Denise (Bo Thomp­son) Hannon and one son. Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, May 29. The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, […]

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DEATHS: Doris Joan Kuchar, 80

Doris Joan Kuchar, 80, a retired hospital dietary manager, died May 13 at her home in Marion. Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 24, at Hebron Lutheran Church of Burdick with pastors Colleen Teeuwe and Norma Duerksen officiating. Burial will follow at Hebron Lutheran Cemetery of Burdick. Memorials have been designated to Hebron Lutheran Church of Bur­dick or […]

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DEATH: Merle Bruner, 84

Merle Bruner, 84, a retired diesel mechanic and former city superintendent of Marion, died May 16 at Marion Assisted Living. The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. May 19 at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Marion. Visita­tion will be 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 18, at Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion. Burial with military honors will be at […]

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DEATH: Rhonda Hyman, 61

DEATH: Rhonda Hyman, 61, retired city clerk formerly of Smith Center, died May 15 at St. Luke Hospital in Marion. The family will greet friends from 5-7 p.m. Mon­day, May 21, at the Simmons-Rentschler Mortuary in Smith Center. The family will have a private graveside service at a later date. Survivors include daughter Jessica Bowman of Hillsboro; a sister, Christina […]

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DEATH: Brent Dale Buller, 21

◼ BRENT DALE BULLER, 21, of Peabody, died May 7, at St. Luke Hospital, Marion. The service is at 10 a.m. May 15 at Peabody United Methodist Church. Burial is at Prairie Lawn Cemetery, Peabody. Visitation with family is from 6-8 p.m. Monday, May 14, at Peabody United Metho­dist Church. He was born Aug. 30, 1996, to Dale and Sheila […]

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Regional tournament brackets/times released for Marion, Hillsboro

The regional tournament seedings are in for the Marion and Hillsboro softball and baseball teams. SOFTBALL—Marion (14-6), the No. 1 seed, will receive a bye in the first round. The No. 4 Trojans (10-10) will square off against the Canton-Galva Eagles (7-11) at 4:30 p.m. May 14 in Galva. If the Trojans win, they will play Marion in the semifinal […]

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DEATH: Elvera Fern Dirks

ELVERA FERN DIRKS, 79, a 30-year radiology worker with Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka, died April 27 at Comfort Care Homes in New­ton. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. May 7 at Shalom Men­no­nite Church in Newton. The memorial service will be at 11 a.m. May 8 at Shalom. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. May 7 at Shalom Men­no­nite […]

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DEATH: Robert “Bob” Mushrush, 88

Robert “Bob” Mushrush, 88, of Elmdale, died May 1 at his home in rural Elmdale. The service is at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 4, at First Presbyterian Church USA, Cottonwood Falls. Burial will follow at Prairie Grove Cemetery. No formal visitation is scheduled. He was born June 15, 1929, to William Roy “Pat” and Blanche Marian (Smith) Mushrush at Cottonwood […]

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