Deaths (10-23-19)

◼ Jean Keller, 87, died on October 14, 2019, at Towanda, Kansas.

A Celebration of Life Service will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 19, 2019, at North West Free Methodist Church 3224 North Tyler Road, Wichita, KS 67205.

Interment will follow at Towanda Cemetery in Towanda. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Friday at the Church in Wichita.

Memorials to North West Free Methodist Church Children’s Ministry in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063.

She was born November 28, 1931 in Wichita to Charles and Belva (Mercer) Moore. She married Robert Roy Keller on Sept 3, 1950, in Wichita.

Survivors include: husband, Roy Keller of Valley Center; son, Robert (Bob) Keller Jr. and wife Tracy of Topeka; daughters, Janice Claassen of Towanda, Beverly Anne (Stephen) Rue of Valley Center; sister, Beverly (Gene) Burrell of Peck, KS; 29 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.

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◼ Mitchel Richard Tinsley, 52, died Oct 16, 2019 at his home in rural Canton.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019 at the Canton United Methodist Church.

Interment will be in the Canton Township Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5 – 7. on Monday, Oct 21, 2019 at Olson’s Mortuary, Canton.

He was born on September 26, 1967 in McPherson, the son of Galen and Delaine (Lunday) Tinsley.

Survivors include his parents, Galen and Delaine of Canton; a brother, Mark (Terri), Canton; a sister, May (Robert) Brown, McPherson; special aunt and uncle, Edie and Mike Chambliss and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial has been established with the church, in care of the mortuary.

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