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Sonja Antonia Jacobs

We are heartbroken to announce the passing of Sonja Antonia Jacobs of Lawrence, Kansas.  Our beloved wife, mother, oma, sister and friend died at the age of 77 on Thursday, January 25, 2024.  Sonja passed away at home surrounded by her loved ones after a mighty battle with cancer. A visitation in honor of Sonja…

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Patricia Christine Hahn Blair

Patricia (Pat) Christine Hahn Blair, daughter of Edward O. and Marie Jenkins Hahn, was born February 10, 1935 in Phoenix, Arizona. She attended Topeka Public Schools and graduated from Topeka High School. She attended Baker University, Baldwin City, Kansas. She and Kenneth Wayne Blair were married September 25, 1954 at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Topeka…

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David Miller

David Miller born June 6, 1976, passed away during the late evening January 18, 2024. David was surrounded by his family when he passed. He was a son, brother and uncle who is survived by his parents Linda and Danny Miller, his older sisters Cora Carey and LaShane Cupil, his older brother Chris Howell, and…

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Fern R. Hale

Fern R. Hale passed away January 21, 2024.  Fern was born on September 27, 1932, in Detroit, MI, the eldest daughter of Otis and Gwendolyn Eaton, who preceded her in death.   Also, preceding her in death was her daughter Marsha and siblings Carlton, Crandall, Caren, Faye and Colin. Fern’s world revolved around her children, and…

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Adrian Rey Romero

Adrian Romero of La Grange Park, Illinois (formerly of Lawrence, Kansas) passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2024, in Dallas, Texas while on a business trip. Adrian’s greatest accomplishment was being a loving and devoted husband to Stacy Riordan Romero and an incredible dad to Adrian “AJ, Elizabeth “EB” and Claudia. Adrian always put his…

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Deborah Sue Beene

Debbie Sue Beene passed away January 19, 2024. No formal services are planned. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Debbie is survived by her husband Daryl, her sister Peggy (Bill) Grinstead, her son Mike (Connie), her grandchildren, Brandi (Hyatt), Brice and Kristy, and her great-granddaughters Oakley and Qunicy. Debbie was…

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Michael Robert Kocolowski

Michael Robert Kocolowski, 59, passed away January 18, 2024.  Born August 18, 1964 to Robert Kocolowski and Roberta Kocolowski neé Rekash, he grew up in Hickory Hills Illinois with his brothers William and James.  Michael graduated from Stagg High School in 1982 and met his future wife, Janice Kocolowski neé Swanson, not long after.  They…

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Donna Kay Weigel

Funeral services for Donna Kay Weigel, 82, Lawrence, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 27, 2024, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 1234 Kentucky Street, Lawrence, KS 66044. Donna passed away on Thursday, January 18, 2024, at her home.  Donna was born on June 21, 1941, in Fort Dodge, IA, the…

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Andrew David Morton

Andrew David Morton, 53, passed away on January 18th, 2024, at LMH Health after an annoying and inconvenient battle with colon cancer. His cat Miso survives of the home and will inherit his extensive hospital drinking cup collection. Andy was born to Gary and Jeanine Morton on December 27th, 1970, in Maisieres, Belgium and would…

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Merle Lee Commons

Merle Lee Commons (“Poppy”), age 94, passed away peacefully at home on January 18, 2024. Merle leaves behind a legacy of hard work, resilience, and unwavering dedication to his family and his country. A ‘firecracker’ from the start, Merle was born on July 4, 1929, in Lawrence, KS, to Phillip and Mildred Commons. The eldest…

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