Deaths (May 11, 2010)

? Troy Alan Kueser, 40,

computer network analyst, died Friday, May 7, at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita.

Following cremation, the family is planning a private memorial service at a later date.

He was born March 16, 1970, to Lawrence ?Larry? D. and Billie J. Wright Kueser in Kansas City, Mo.

Survivors include his mother of Canton; grandmother Mable Wright; three brothers William Kueser of Seattle, Wash., Thomas Kueser and Kenneth and Tina Kueser, all of Canton, and one niece.

Memorials may be made to Via Christi Foundation and sent in care of Olson?s Mortuary, 139 N. Main, Canton, KS 67428.


? Howard R. Lacock Jr., 76,

retired mechanic, died May 4 at St. Luke Hospital in Marion.

Visitation was from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, May 7, with cremation following. Burial will be at a later date in Marion Cemetery.

He was born May 31, 1933. On Aug. 22, 1993, he was married to Joyce Brugh, who survives.

Other survivors include children Blaine, Tim, Jeff, Kimberly and Tammy; step-children Scott, Kenneth, Dianna, Donna and Theresa; and many grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm Ave., Marion, KS 66861.


? Waymon B. Pelfrey, 90,

retired machinist, died May 5 at Legacy Park Nursing Home in Peabody.

Graveside services were held at Prairie Lawn Cemetery with pastor James Pohlman officiating.

He was born Sept. 2, 1919, to Charles and Lennie (Giddens) Pelfrey, in Chattanooga, Tenn. His wife, Donna, predeceased him.

Survivors include son Winston and Lynda Pelfrey of Kansas City, Mo.; daughter Patricia and Delbert Mellott of Peabody; two grandchildren and one step-granddaughter.

Memorials may be made to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita, KS 67202.

Baker Funeral Home, 114 N. Sycamore St., Peabody, was in charge of arrangements.

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