In Memoriums

Ronald “Ron” E. Fox

Ronald “Ron” E. Fox, 75, of Wamego, Kansas, died unexpectedly, Wednesday, April 22, 2020, at Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan, Kansas. He had been a long-time resident of the community and is deeply missed by those who knew and loved him. Ron was born on Dec. 28, 1944, in Pawnee City, Nebraska, the son of Don and Rita Fox. …

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Prentice Logan Jane

Prentice Logan Jayne, 71, Vietnam veteran, retired National Guard artillery specialist, father and grandfather passed away March 31, 2020, in Wichita, Kansas. Prentice is survived by his, sons: Travis (Leslie) of Wichita, and Richard (Shelia) of Kingman, brother Kelly Jayne, sister Lahoma Wiens, grandchildren: Dallas, Zach, Parker and Gunner Jayne, many nieces and nephews and beloved companion “Bear.” Prentice was …

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Retired Col. William “Bill” Robert Moser

Retired Col. William “Bill” Robert Moser, 84, Topeka, died Feb. 14, 2020, in Topeka, Kansas. He was born Sept. 29, 1935 in Jersey City, New Jersey, the son of Ferdinand T. Moser and Helen M. Moser. Bill served for more than 30 years in the United States Army. He was commissioned on June 25, 1957, as a distinguished military graduate …

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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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