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Mike Purdon

John Michael “Mike” Purdon, 81, passed away at his home in Ozawkie, KS on Monday, April 17, 2023. Mike was the quintessential family man, wildly proud of and active in the lives of his children and grandchildren. A kind, gentle, generous man, Mike had a positive attitude and infectious optimism about life. Those qualities made…

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Rickey “Rick” Lane Prosser

Rick Prosser (80) of Lawrence passed away at Lawrence Memorial Hospital Monday April 17.  He was born In Springfield, Missouri December 18, 1942. Rick Graduated from Drury University, in Springfield and went on to have a 20-year career with AT&T.  In retirement he enjoyed Painting and Needlepoint.  He was an annual blue-ribbon winner at the…

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Margaret M. Wingert

Graveside services for Margaret M. Wingert, 99, Lawrence, KS will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 24, 2023, at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Pleasant Grove, KS. Margaret passed away on April 14, 2023, at Plaza West Health and Rehab in Topeka, KS.  Margaret was born on January 31, 1924, in Richland, KS, the daughter…

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Suzanne (Sue) Padgett

Suzanne (Sue) Padgett of Lawrence, Kansas passed away Sunday, April 16th, 2023. She was born March 7, 1934, in Kansas City, Kansas. She was the first child born to Florence J. Summerville and Ward W. Summerville. In 1952, Sue graduated from Shawnee Mission (North) in Merriam, Kansas and in 1956 received her undergraduate degree from…

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Mary Lyn Farwell

Memorial services for Mary Lyn Farwell, 91, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, 2023, at The Lawrence Bible Chapel, 505 Monterey Way, Lawrence, KS.  Mary passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2023, at her home in Lawrence with loving family nearby.  Mary was born in Kansas City, MO on October 16,…

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Emeteria Gallegos

Emeteria “Terri” Gallegos 90, of Lawrence, KS passed away on Monday, April 10, 2023, surrounded by loved ones at her home. A rosary will be held from 6-8p.m. on Tuesday April 18, 2023, at Warren-McElwain Mortuary, for family and friends. A Catholic Mass for Emeteria will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 19, 2023,…

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Onis Lee Bearden

Graveside services for Onis Lee Bearden, 78, Eudora, will be held at 1:00pm, on Monday, April 17, 2023, at Eudora Cemetery, Eudora, KS.  Onis passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2023, at Homestead of Eudora. Onis was born on March 22, 1945, in Boydsville, AR, the son of Omer and Thelma Louise (Tucker) Bearden. Onis…

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George Merrill Lauppe

Memorial services for George Merrill Lauppe, 88, Lawrence, KS will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 22, 2023, at First United Methodist Church in Lawrence, KS.  We will be gathering to see friends and family at 10:00 a.m. in the gathering area at the church. Friends and family with antique cars are welcome to…

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Marilyn Dee Good

Marilyn Dee Good was born on October 5, 1936 in Lawrence, Ks.   Recently hospitalized at St. Luke’s for routine octogenarian issues she and the Lord decided to do a permanent check-out.  After reciting the “Lord’s Prayer” and then the “Rock Chalk Jayhawk” chant, she transitioned to heaven on April 7, 2023 surrounded by all of…

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Rita Kathryn McFadden

Rita Kathryn McFadden, 68, of Jefferson City, Missouri, passed away on Monday, April 10, 2023. She was born September 23, 1954, in Emporia, Kansas, daughter of the late Charles and Rita (Kuhlmann) Krueger. She was joined in marriage to Michael McFadden on August 27, 1976. Rita attended schools in Olpe, Kansas. She was one of…

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