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Kansas Army National Guard Awards Feb. 2020

Legion of Merit Col. Tony D. Divish, 635th RSG, Wichita Col. Judith D. Martin, JFHQ-KS, Topeka Col. Roger D. Murdock, JFHQ-KS, Topeka Lt. Col. Jerritt L. Curtis, Co. A, 35th ID, Fort Leavenworth Chief Warrant Officer 5 Sandra S. Lashley, JFHQ-KS, Topeka Chief Warrant Officer 4 Kevin J. Herman, HQ, 169th CSSB, Olathe Command Sgt. Maj. Brian A. Anderson, HQ, …

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Retired Brig. Gen. Alfred P. Bunting

Retired Brig. Gen. Alfred P. Bunting, Burlingame, Kansas, passed away Feb 19, 2020, from complications of an automobile accident. A native of Kennett, Missouri, he joined the Army in 1948 at age 17, and served as an infantryman in Korea and Japan and met the love of his life Toni while assigned at Fort Riley. He joined the 127th Fighter …

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Retired Sgt. 1st Class Dennis V. Lewis

Retired Sgt. 1st Class Dennis V. Lewis, Americus, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, at Newman Regional Health, Emporia. He was 72. Dennis was born March 20, 1947, in Emporia, the son of Harding and Lois Koppenhaver Lewis. He married Beverly K. Albrecht on May 27, 1997, in Miami, Oklahoma. She survives. Surviving family members include his wife, Beverly K. Lewis, Americus; …

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Retired Sgt. 1st Class Donald E. Moyer Jr.

Retired Sgt. 1st Class Donald E. Moyer, Jr, 68, of Alta Vista, Kansas, passed away peacefully, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, surrounded by his family, ending his fight with cancer. He was born Oct. 21, 1951, at Altoona, Pennsylvania, the son of Donald and Ruth (Garman) Moyer, Sr. He lived in Kansas most of his life. He served 38 wonderful years …

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William “Bill” F. Parker

William “Bill” F. Parker, age 76, of Wakarusa, Kansas,passed away Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, at his home in Wakarusa. Bill was born Oct. 10, 1943, in Louisville, Mississippi, the son of William M. Parker, Jr. and Alice (Forbes) Parker.  Bill grew up in Mississippi where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Mississippi State University in industrial management. He married …

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Retired Sgt. 1st Class Donald E. Moyer, Jr,

Retired Sgt. 1st Class Donald E. Moyer, Jr, 68, of Alta Vista, Kansas, passed away peacefully, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, surrounded by his family, ending his fight with cancer. He was born Oct. 21, 1951, at Altoona, Pennsylvania, the son of Donald and Ruth (Garman) Moyer, Sr. He lived in Kansas most of his life. He served 38 wonderful years …

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Kenneth J. “Griff” Griffin

Kenneth J. Griffin “Griff” was born on May 23, 1945, and passed away on Nov. 19, 2019. Griff was an inflight refueling “boom” operator with the 190th Air Refueling Wing. He was one of the original group who transferred into the career field when the unit gained the KC-135 mission in 1977. As of this date there is no obituary …

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Retired Sgt. Maj. Donald Lavern Keazer

Retired Sgt. Maj. Donald Lavern Keazer passed away on Dec. 2, 2019, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Marion. He is preceded in death by his parents. Don’s life began on May 4, 1947, in Marion, Kansas. He was the son of Curtis W. and Violet Mae ( Weber) Keazer. Don was a 1966 graduate of Wichita North High School and …

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Ronald Foster Tyler

Ronald Foster Tyler, 76, Topeka, Kansas, passed away Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019. Ronald was born in Tulare, California, in October 1943, the son of John and Edith Foster Tyler. He left California to join the United States Army in 1964. Ron worked on tanks and was a decorated marksman. He served two tours in Vietnam as a helicopter crew chief …

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Donald Lee Keith

Donald Lee Keith, 77, Topeka, passed away Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, at home. He was born March 3, 1942, in Elizabeth Town, Kentucky, the son of Erroll and Opal (Whittington) Keith. Keith graduated from Alma High School and honorably served his country for 20 years in Armed Forces as a member of the U.S. Navy and the Kansas Air National …

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