In Memoriums

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Retired Tech. Sgt. Maurice Gregoire

Retired Tech. Sgt. Maurice Gregoire, 80, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka, Kansas. He was born on Dec. 24, 1939, in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, the son of Arthur and Aurore Beaudette Gregoire. Maurice grew up in Woonsocket and had lived in Lyndon since 1967. Maurice served in the United States Air Force from …

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Retired Senior Master Sgt. Jack Mason

Retired Senior Master Sgt. Jack Mason from the 190th Air Refueling Wing passed away Wednesday, Nov. 25 2020 after a heart attack. He was 79. Jack was supervisor of the Comm/Nav shop, 190th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. He spent six years in the Navy prior to his 190th enlistment. He is survived by wife Amber, a daughter, Jodi Cedarquist, son Jack …

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Retired Maj. Bill Allen Stull

Retired Maj. Bill Allen Stull, 70, of Hutchinson, died Nov. 22, 2020, at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center, after a long battle with COPD. He was born June 5, 1950, in Hutchinson, to Howard and Charity (Scholtisseck) Stull. Bill graduated from Hutchinson High School in 1968, and then from Regents College. He served in the Kansas Army National Guard’s 35th Division …

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Retired Chief Master Sgt. Richard Hamlin

Richard Leon Hamlin, 76, of Circleville, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, in Topeka.  He was born June 28, 1944, in Holton, the son of Ralph and Erma (Myers) Hamlin.           Richard graduated from Circleville High School in 1962.  He proudly served in the United States Air Force at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware from 1962 – 1968.  …

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Retired Master Sgt. Joseph Dune “JD” Ferguson

Retired Master Sgt. Joseph Dune “JD” Ferguson, 62, of Ottawa, Kansas, passed away Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, at AdventHealth Shawnee Mission. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 21, at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Ottawa. JD was born January 19, 1958, in Ottawa, the son of James A. and Donna L. (Barber) Ferguson. He was a lifelong Ottawa …

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Retired Lt. Col. Robert E. “Bob” Dunn

Retired Lt. Col. Robert E. “Bob” Dunn, 86, of Ottawa, Kansas, moved into his eternal home in Heaven, where he is surrounded by many friends and loved ones in the presence of our Lord Jesus. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Ottawa. Family will meet with friends from 5:30 p.m. …

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George Allen VanSteenburg Jr.

George Allen VanSteenburg Jr., age 74, died Oct. 21, 2020, at his residence. He was born September 25, 1946, in Schenectady, New York, the son of George Allen and Loretta (Oldorff) VanSteenburg. George was raised in Schenectady New York and graduated from Shenendehowa high school. George joined the U.S. Air Force after high school. He retired from the Kansas National …

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Charles D. Martin

Charles D. Martin, 85, died Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, at a Topeka hospital.      He was born Dec. 28, 1934, at Junction City, the son of William A. and Marie A. Otnas Martin.  He lived in Ogden until his first grade year, when he and his family moved to the Emmett community.  He graduated from Emmett High School in 1952. …

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Retired Sgt. Norman Gene Pletcher

Retired Sgt. Norman Gene Pletcher was born to Marvin George Pletcher and Mona Evelyn Allen on April 21, 1934. He passed away Sept. 12, 2020, at the age of 86 years, four months and 22 days. He was born and raised near Lebanon, Kansas. He married Charlotte Louise Figgins on April 17, 1955. He was in the Army for two …

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Galen Charles Bigelow

Galen Charles Bigelow, Sr., 77, of Fort Scott, passed away Oct. 8, 2020. He was born Nov. 8, 1942, in Hiattville, Kansas, the son of Charles William and Luella Elizabeth (Wescoatt) Bigelow. He married Marita Lynne Barr June 7, 1960, in Fort Scott and she survives of the home. Galen graduated from Fort Scott High School with the class of …

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