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Retired Master Sgt. Raymond L. Bell

Retired Master Sgt. Raymond Leo Bell, 86, Topeka, passed away Thursday, March 22, 2018. He was born September 10, 1931, in Ogden, Kansas, the son of James Bell, Sr. and Bessie (Eaton) Bell Patrick. He graduated from Manhattan High School in 1952 and obtained his Bachelor’s degree from the GI Bill. Raymond joined the Kansas National Guard in 1948 and …

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William E. Abrams

William E. Abrams, 72, of Salina, passed away Thursday, March 29, 2018. He was born Nov. 18, 1945, in Wichita, to William and Virginia (Gabelman) Abrams. He married Janet R. Buchenau, May 2, 2003. Bill was a former member of Co B 2-635th Armor After graduating Salina Central High School, Bill joined the United States Army in Sept. 1965 and …

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Promotions announced

Private 2nd Class — Karla P Alvaradovalencia, 170th Maint Co; Brandin Doyle Bell, Hhc 891st Engr Bn; Jarod Allen Boll, 170th Maint Co; Zachery Taylor Bringhurst, 997th Bde Spt Bn; Aaron Dale Buckles, Co B Rear, 1st Bn, 108th Av; Brandon David Bunting, HHC, 169th CSSB; Aaron Jacob Chenhall, 35th Military Police Co; Austyn Tyler Collins, Det 2, 731st Trans …

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William E. Abrams

William E. Abrams, 72, of Salina, passed away Thursday, March 29, 2018. He was born Nov. 18, 1945, in Wichita, to William and Virginia (Gabelman) Abrams. He married Janet R. Buchenau, May 2, 2003. Bill was a former member of Co B 2-635th Armor After graduating Salina Central High School, Bill joined the United States Army in Sept. 1965 and …

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Retired Sgt. Maj. Richard L. Kelley

Retired Sgt. Maj. Richard L. Kelley, age 69, of Sunrise Beach, passed away Sunday, March 4, 2018, at Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach. He is survived by his family. Wife, children, grandsons, step-sons, step-grandsons, sister, brother and nephews. He was veteran of the United States Marine Corps and retired from the Army Reserves. He served in Vietnam, Desert …

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Retired Sgt. 1st Class Richard G. Longberg

Retired Sgt. 1st Class Richard Gale “Ben” Longberg, 91 died peacefully March 3. He was born Sept. 9, 1926 on the family farm in Soldier, KS, and graduated from Sabetha High School in 1944. He married Shirley Leta Fiske on Jan. 14, 1950. They raised their children in Sabetha, KS and later moved to Wichita to be closer to their …

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Retired Lt. Col. John M. McAuley

Retired Lt. Col. John Michael “Mike” McAuley, age 66 of Wellsville, Kansas passed away Sunday, February 18, 2018 at Ransom Memorial Hospital in Ottawa, Kansas. Funeral services will be 10AM, Friday, February 23, 2018 at Wilson’s Funeral Home in Wellsville. Visitation will be 6-8 PM, Thursday evening, also at the funeral home. Interment with military honors will follow services at …

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Death of SSG (R) Earl Richard Castleberry

  SSG (R) Earl Richard Castleberry was born on December 20, 1931 and passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2018. Earl was a resident of Kansas at the time of passing.  He was born December 20, 1931, at Osawatomie, the son of Clarence Edgar and Beulah Malease (Cole) Castleberry Earl graduated from Osawatomie High School in 1951. He served in …

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Walter M. Johnson III

Walter Johnson III, 66, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 in Topeka, KS. A public visitation was held on Thursday, February 15, 2018. Funeral services were held on Friday, February 16, 2018 at Shiloh Baptist Church. Visit Mr. Johnson’s celebration page at www.PeacefulRestFuneralChapel.com

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