Salina Journal Memorials and Obituaries | We Remember (2024)

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Anthony, Kansas Carole Wilcox 1934 — 2024 Carole Wilcox August 24, 1934 - June 5, 2024 Anthony, Kansas - Carole Wilcox, 89, longtime member of the Wichita Balloon Club and the Balloon Club Federation, and original organizer of the Anthony, Kansas Sunflower Balloon Festival, passed away June 5, 2024. She is survived by sons: Rick (Cindy) Fischer, Barry (Michelle) Fischer, and Perry Fischer. Funeral 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 8th at Prairie Rose Funeral Home in Anthony, KS. Viewing and registry 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorials to Kansas Humane Society. Abilene, Kansas Mary Vaupel 1931 — 2024 Mary Florence Vaupel, 92, passed away on June 04, 2024 at Village Manor in Abilene, KS. Mary is survived by her Children and families Debby Reinbold and spouse Mike of New Cambria, KS, David Vaupel and spouse Bonnie of Salina, KS. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 11, 2024, 1:00 PM at Roselawn Memorial Heights Chapel in Salina, KS, with Pastor Jon Fillipi officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park in Salina, KS. Memorials may be made to Village Manor; 705 Brady, Abilene, KS 67410. Arrangements have been entrusted to Roselawn Burial and Cremation Services, Online condolences can be sent to Manhattan, Kansas Gregory Dean Postier 1985 — 2024 Doctor Gregory Dean Postier D.C., 38, of Manhattan, Kansas passed away on May 14, 2024, leaving behind a legacy of kindness, dedication, and passion for life and health. Greg was born on October 8, 1985, in Hutchinson, Kansas and raised in Inman, where he graduated from Inman High School before pursuing higher education, first at Hutchinson Community College and then at Kansas State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. His journey in healthcare continued at Palmer College of Chiropractic, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2012. Greg began his profession at Goble-Heal Chiropractic clinics in Indiana, and in the fall... Hutchinson, Kansas Lynn Miller 1943 — 2024 Lynn Harris Miller, 80, passed away on April 21, 2024 at Wesley Towers in Hutchinson, KS. Lynn is survived by; Children Matt Miller and spouse Lori of Hutchinson, KS; Mindi Hingeley and spouse Bill of Haven, KS, Others: Elaine Berry (Sister) and spouse Ralph of Sun Valley, OR, Louise Heiser (Sister) and spouse Steve of Wells, KS, Kay Miller (Sister-in-Law) of Hutchinson, KS, Leslie Hankinson (Granddaughter) and spouse Korbin, Levi Hingeley (Grandson) , Haley Miller (Granddaughter) , Macy Miller (Granddaughter) , Beau Hankinson (Great-Grandson) Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 9, 2024 from 6-8 PM at the Mitchell Chapel United Methodist Church; 5512 N Pennington Rd, Hutchinson, KS... Salina, Kansas Arvetta Bethe 1928 — 2024 Arvetta Fern Bethe passed away Thursday, March 14, 2024, at Brookdale - Salina - Fairdale Facility after a short illness. Arvetta is survived by her three daughters: Janice (Robert) Beckham of Pittsburg, KS, Anita (Sam) Binder of Lenore, ID, and Rita Price and friend Mike Deans of Salina, six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Visitation will be on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM at the Roselawn Memorial Heights Chapel. Services will be held on Thursday, March 21, 2024, at 1:30pm at the First Baptist Church, 843 Lewis, Salina. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park Cemetery, 1920 E Crawford Street, Salina. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church,... Palm Desert, California Mary Etta Rowson 1936 — 2024 We are sad to announce the passing of Mary Etta (McDaniel) Rowson in Palm Desert, California, on Friday, February 23rd. Born on April 20, 1936, in Salina, Kansas, Mary was a strong and caring person and will be greatly missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her. She is survived by her sister Dorothy Spellman, her children Mark Rowson (Michele), Carl Rowson (Pam), and Candace Futch (Dave), her adored grandchildren Heather Rowson-White (Scott), Tori Davis and Tana Rose Burkett (Kyle), and her great-grandson Odin White. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews who held a special place in her heart. A celebration of Mary's life will be held at 10:00 am on March 11th at the... Salina, Kansas Joyce Gorton 1945 — 2024 Joyce Gorton, age 78, died at her home with a heart filled with gratitude and love on February 20, 2023 after a short battle with cancer. Joyce is survived by her husband Gordon of the home in Salina, a sister Eloise Ray of Boise, Idaho, brother Jeff Hoffman and wife Jody of Kanopolis, cousin David Branda of Goodland, her piano duet partner Carolyn Hofer, Nieces, Nephews and many friends. A Memorial service will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at 10:30 AM in the First United Methodist Church; 122 N. 8th, Salina, KS 67401. Memorials can be sent to the music ministry at First United Methodist Church; 122 N. 8th, Salina, Kansas 67401. Arrangements have been entrusted to Roselawn Burial... Salina, Kansas Marlene Leister 1934 — 2024 Marlene Yvonne Leister, 89, passed away on February 10, 2024 in Salina, KS. Marlene is survived by Spouse Charles Eugene Leister; Children Michelle Keeler and spouse Patrick of Salina, KS, Vicki Teagarden of La Cygne, KS, Lisa Leister - Hughes and spouse Dean; Others: Scott Teagarden (Grandson) and spouse Baylee, Ryan Keeler (Grandson) , Ashley Delehanty (Granddaughter) and spouse Dustin, Clara Alexander (Granddaughter) and spouse Eric, Charles Hughes (Grandson), Great-Grandchildren 7 Memorial services will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2024 at 11:00 AM in the Roselawn Memorial Heights Chapel with Pastor Mark Boxman officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park in Salina,... Ponca City, Oklahoma William K. Dawdy 1945 — 2023 William "Bill" K. Dawdy, 78, of Ponca City, Oklahoma, passed away on November 2, 2023. Bill is survived by his wife, Dianna of the home; his daughter, Kim (Clint) Suhr, of Assaria, KS; his son, TK (Ashley) Dawdy, of Valley View, TX; his grandchildren, Cody (April) Suhr, Kyler (Kaylee) Suhr and Kara Suhr, Katelyn and Kassidy Dawdy; and his great-grandchildren, Ava, Calan, and Kacey Suhr. He is also survived by his sister, Janice "Jake" Roberts of Scottsdale, AZ, sister, Jane Schumaker of Salina, KS; and his brother, David Dawdy of Manhattan, KS. Graveside services will be held in the Roselawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Contributions in Bill's memory can be made direct to the American Heart... Wichita, Kansas Carol Otte 1941 — 2023 Carol Otte October 6, 1941 - October 14, 2023 Wichita, Kansas - Carol J. Otte died Saturday, October 14, 2023, in Wichita, KS. She was born September 6, 1941, in Lincoln, KS, to Harold and Letha (Pierce) Kunkle. Carol worked for Quartzite Stone Company, Lincoln, KS, for 18 years. For the Kansas Department of Corrections as a corrections officer for l8 years, in Ellsworth and Larned, KS and then worked seven years as a State Parole Officer in Wichita, KS, retiring in 2008. She spent her retirement reading, working in her yard, and many enjoyable years square dancing with the Village Steppers, Derby, KS. Carol is survived by her daughter, Lenita Maze, Wichita, KS, and son, Bob Maze, Great... Lincoln, Nebraska Virginia M. Degenhardt 1934 — 2023 Virginia M. Degenhardt, 89, of Lincoln,NE, passed away on August 10, 2023. She was born on April 14, 1934 in Miltonvale, KS to Carl and Erma (Austin) Richard. Virginia was a graduate of Mary Mount College in Salina, KS and was a Registered Nurse for 40+ years at Gateway Vista before retiring in 1997. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Virginia is survived by her children, Daniel Degenhardt, Joan Degenhardt Krause, Alice Degenhardt, David (Susan) Degenhardt, Carol (Mike) Shuman, Richard Degenhardt, and Mary (Bobby) Breton, 17 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, sisters, Deanna Fuller and Barbara (Len) Harzman, brother-in-law, Jerry (Doris) Degenhardt, The Le Family, many... Milford, Kansas Gary "Gabe" Shandy 1937 — 2023 Gary "Gabe" George Shandy, 85, Milford, Kan., passed away on July 9, 2023, in his home. He was born December 15, 1937, in Milford to George Payne and Dorothy Emily (Moyer) Shandy. The third of four children, he grew up in the "old town" of Milford, and he often recalled fond memories and stories of his childhood adventures with his friends and siblings. He graduated from Milford High School in 1957. He married Loretta Joy Luthi on September 29, 1962. Together they started a lifelong journey filled with love, friendship, and partnership. Gary's strong work ethic was evident early on. Starting as a young child, he regularly joined his father on fuel and oil deliveries to businesses,... Danville, Kentucky Jerald Duane Will 1940 — 2023 Jerald Duane Will, 83, passed away Monday June 5, 2023. Duane was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma May 18, 1940, a son to the late Arthur A. and Jewell Harshberger Will. He was married to his loving wife, Rosina Clara Will for 54 years. Duane graduated high school in 1958 from Norman High School, graduated from Oklahoma University in 1962 with a B.S. in Physics and graduated from Iowa State University in 1968 with a PhD in Physics. He was a Physicist, Engineer, and an Associate Professor at Wisconsin University and holds several U.S. patents. He was also Member of the American Association of Physics. Duane loved life, and dearly loved his wife, children and grandchildren. He had a... Wichita, Kansas Ryan Jilka 1972 — 2023 Ryan Jilka, 50, Assistant Superintendent for Goddard USD 265, died Monday, May 29, 2023. Memorial Service will be at 1:00 pm, Monday, June 5, 2023, at Central Community Church. Services will be live streamed through the church's website. Survived by his wife, Kerrie Jilka; father, Robert (Linda) Jilka of St. George, UT; mother, Ernestine (Bob) Allen of Salina, KS; daughters, Natalie Jilka, Morgan Jilka, and McKenna Jilka all of Wichita, KS; brothers, Rob (Tammy) Jilka of Bennington, KS, Chris (Mindy) Allen of McPherson, KS; sister, Angie Allen of Brooklyn, NY; step-sister, Stacey (Dave) Turis of Los Alamitos, CA; step-brother, Chris (Holly) Fundaburk of Ewa Beach, HI; several nieces and... PALESTINE, ILL, Illinois Larry F. Bills 1944 — 2023 Larry F. Bills, 78, of Palestine, IL, formerly of Salina, KS, passed away on April 20, 2023. Arrangements are entrusted to the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson, IL. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit
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