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Lester D. Jantz

KSAL StaffMay 4, 2021

Lester D. Jantz, 92, of McPherson 67460, Kansas, passed away at 11:15 p.m., Saturday, May 1st, 2021 peacefully with his wife by his side, at Cedars House. Lester was born in 1/2 mile West of Galva, on his parents Homestead, Kansas on January 4, 1929, a son of  Ruth Olga (Eck) and Edwin Henry Jantz. Lester attended the Galva grade school and graduated from Galva High School, Galva, Kansas in 194...

Janese Lucille Davis

KSAL StaffMay 3, 2021

Janese Lucille Davis, 88, Salina, KS, passed away Thursday, April 29, 2021 at the Salina Regional Health Center in Salina. She was born June 27, 1932 in Chicago, IL. She was a prayer warrior, faithful in all things, servant of Christ, loving her Savior and Redeemer. She is survived by her husband, Gene Davis, of the home; son, Philip (Sue) Davis; and daughter, Rebecca (Mike) Zrubek; eleven grandc...

Betty Ann Christensen

KSAL StaffApril 30, 2021

Betty Ann Christensen, 87, of Salina, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, April 28th, 2021. Betty was born in Chicago, Illinois on November 1, 1933, a daughter of the late Bessie (Kubec) and Frank Vrchota. Survivors include three sons, Dean Christensen, of Concordia, Kansas, Paul Christensen, (Paula) of Goddard, Kansas, Steve Christensen, of Ballwin, Missouri; daughter, Laurie Schutz, (Vince) of...

Patricia J. “Pat” Holt

KSAL StaffApril 30, 2021

Services for Patricia J. “Pat” Holt, age 76, of Abilene, are will be 10:00 pm Saturday, May 8, 2021 at the Martin-Becker-Carlson Funeral Home in Abilene with Pastor Lindsey Brummer officiating.  Pat passed away Thursday, April 29, 2021 at her home in Abilene. She was born April 22, 1945 in Abilene the daughter of Jess and Emma (Felbush) Vess.  Pat graduated from Abilene High School and fr...

Serena Kay “Sam” Gagliardi

KSAL StaffApril 29, 2021

Serena Kay “Sam” (Minear) Gagliardi, 63, of Basehor, Kan., passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at her nieces’ home in Salina, Kan., after a courageous four-year battle with colon cancer. Serena was born March 4, 1958 in Salina, the fifth child of Dwight D. and Bernadine B. (Mettlen) Minear. Serena attended Salina Central High School. She was preceded in death by her fath...

Kenneth D. Bebermeyer

KSAL StaffApril 28, 2021

He was born September 4, 1931 in Abilene, Kansas to John and Sarah Bebermeyer. He grew up in the Talmage community and graduated from Abilene High School in 1949. He served in the U.S. Navy for 4 years. On June 19, 1955, he married Shirley Sheets in Navarre, and to this union, five children were born Gregory, Sheryl, Kathy, Mary Jean, and Sandra. All their married life was spent farming , first...

Ella Mae Ritter

KSAL StaffApril 28, 2021

Ella Mae Ritter, 78, of Salina, passed away peacefully in her home on April 22, 2021. She was born June 20, 1942 to Bernard and Viola Lindblad in Clarkfield, Minnesota and dearly loved her siblings, LeRoy, VeLoris (Dee) and Roger. She enjoyed spending time with them and telling stories of when they were young. Ella graduated from Lakewood High School, Denver, Colorado. Ella used her farm work e...

Larry Dean Goering

KSAL StaffApril 27, 2021

Larry Dean Goering, 72, of Moundridge, Kansas, passed away at 12:14 a.m. on Sunday, April 25th, 2021 while in the company of family members at his residence. Larry was born in Moundridge, Kansas on March 28, 1949, a son of Wilbert "Toby" and Erma (Gaeddert) Goering. Larry attended Moundridge Grade School and graduated from Moundridge High School, Moundridge, Kansas in 1967. He then attended ...

Jerry Pete Cherry

KSAL StaffApril 26, 2021

Jerry Pete Cherry, 82, of Salina, Kansas, passed away Sunday, April 25th, 2021. Jerry was born in Niles, Kansas on July 26, 1938, a son of the late Henrietta (Brown) and LaVerne Cherry. He worked for Vern Weis Construction. Survivors include his grandchildren, Tim Disney, Travis Disney; and his sister, Jackie Brumbaugh, of Roxbury, Kansas. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Patty...

Darlene Alette Wighs

KSAL StaffApril 26, 2021

Darlene Alette Wighs, 87, of Salina, went home to her savior, Jesus Christ, on Friday, April 23, 2021. She passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by loved ones. Darlene was born on March 6, 1934, in Richey, Montana, to the late Lawrence Randolph Dirks and Selma Pearl (Mickelson) Dirks. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie Wighs; son, Jerry Wighs; daughter-in-law, Freida Wigh...

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