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Anna Lorene (Isaacson) Currie

Todd PittengerMarch 14, 2023

Anna Lorene Currie, age 90, died March 11, 2023 at Salina, Kansas. Mrs. Currie was born on December 1, 1932 in rural Saline County to Robert and Almeda Isaacson and was a homemaker in the Gypsum, Kansas area her entire life.  Following graduation from Gypsum High School with the Class of 1950,  she was united in marriage to George J. Currie on October 8, 1950 in Assaria, Kansas.  She was a d...

Teresa Jean Drake

Todd PittengerMarch 14, 2023

Teresa Jean Drake, 72, of Overland Park, KS passed away March 12, 2023. A Visitation will be held from 5-7:00 PM Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia St, Lenexa, KS 66215. _ _ _ Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash...

Irma J. Smith-Copeland

Todd PittengerMarch 13, 2023

Irma J. Smith-Copeland, 85, of Salina, Kansas, passed away Thursday, March 9, 2023 at Salina Regional Health Center. She was born on October 9, 1937 in Vesper, Kansas, the daughter of Harry and Bessie Jensen. She was bookkeeper for years for various organizations, and she spent most of her time volunteering for multiple organizations like VFA and Salina's American Legion. She enjoyed traveli...

Constance K. Cain

Todd PittengerMarch 13, 2023

Constance K. Cain, 84, passed away on March 9th 2023 at the Holiday Resort in Salina, Kansas. She was born April 14, 1938, in Plainville, Kansas to Gladys and Carl Larsen. Constance spent most of her life as a homemaker. She loved spending time working in her vegetable and flower garden. During the summer it was nothing unusual for her to can more beats, tomatoes, and many other vegetabl...

Theresa (Kandt) Lorson

Todd PittengerMarch 13, 2023

Theresa (Kandt) Lorson, 93, of rural Hope, died Wed., March 8, 2023 at Via Christi, Manhattan surrounded by family. She was born on the family farm in the Shady Brook Community, rural Herington, Kansas to Heinrich Victor Edward and Sophia (Stroda) Kandt. She attended the Union District 18 country school and graduated from Woodbine High School where she excelled in track, specialized in speech and ...

Richard W. Smith

Todd PittengerMarch 13, 2023

Richard W. Smith, 61, of Salina, Kansas, passed away Sunday, March 5, 2023 at home. He was born August 16, 1961 in Salina, Kansas, the son of Lyle and Irma Smith. He was a maintenance repair tech till his early retirement, due to health reasons. He also served in the United States Air Force for 6 years, in New York and the Philippines. He enjoyed spending time with family the most, especially h...

Marjorie Ellen (Haase) Dossett

Todd PittengerMarch 13, 2023

With profound sadness we announce the passing of Marjorie Ellen (Haase) Dossett, our loving and devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great-great grandmother on March 8th, 2023. She was 97 years and 11 months old. Marjorie was born on April 30th, 1925 in Bryan, Ohio to Ferman and Nora Clova (Stokes) Haase. She was the 4th of 5 children who all preceded her in death. Marjorie live...

Dale Hardy Saum

Todd PittengerMarch 13, 2023

Dale Hardy Saum, 91, passed away on March 8, 2023 in Salina, Kansas. Dale was born on February 21, 1932 in York, Nebraska to Dorothy Hardy Saum and Martin Edwin Saum. His mother passed away shortly after his birth. He was raised by his father and foster mother Blanche Mason in Geneva, Nebraska. He graduated from Geneva High School in 1950 before enlisting in the United States Marine Corps. He part...

Jesse V. Downs

Todd PittengerMarch 9, 2023

Jesse V. Downs, 99, of Salina, passed away, Sunday, March 5, 2023 at Salina Regional Health Center.  He was born in Industry, Kansas, to Jesse C. and Verna F. (Loader) Downs, on January 15, ,1924.  He graduated Salina High School in 1942 and joined the Army Airforce, that same year.  He served for four years during World War II.  On November 3, 1946, Jesse married Margaret Elizabeth Burk, in W...

Larry Lane

Todd PittengerMarch 9, 2023

Larry Lane was born on April 30, 1948, to Everton and Lillian (Christ) (Dowden) Lane, in Salina, Kansas. He Passed away Thursday, March 2, 2023, surrounded by family in his home. Larry suffered from COPD and had returned to his home under the care of Gentiva Hospice. He graduated from Salina High School in 1967. He then was drafted into the Army during the Vietnam War. Larry returned to Sal...

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