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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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Retired Sgt. Richard Freel Jr.

  Retired Sgt. Richard “Bo” Eldon Freel, Jr, 42, of Coffeyville, Kansas entered into eternal rest after injuries sustained during an auto accident on January 2, 2018. Freel was a member of the 891st Engineer Battalion. Bo was born on July 5, 1975 in Coffeyville, Kansas to Richard E. Freel, Sr. and Janet (Jennings) Freel. He grew up in Labette County …

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Richard E. “Bo” Freel Jr.

Retired Sgt. Richard “Bo” Eldon Freel, Jr, 42, of Coffeyville, Kansas entered into eternal rest after injuries sustained during an auto accident on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Bo was born on July 5, 1975, in Coffeyville, Kansas, to Richard E. Freel, Sr. and Janet (Jennings) Freel. He grew up in Labette County where he was a talented athlete participating in …

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CW4 (R) Thomas E. “Tom” Cellers

CW4 (R) Cellers was the first shop chief for Organizational Maintenance Shop 2, now Field Maintenance Shop 2 in Iola, Kansas. CW4 (R) Thomas E. “Tom” Cellers, Sr., 94, of Iola passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017 in Iola following a brief illness. Tom was born April 23, 1923 in Lebo, Kansas to Everett and Nola (Doherty) Cellers. He married …

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SGT (R) Kenneth Cramer

SGT (R) Cramer was a member of the 778th Transportation Company before his retirement. SGT (R) Kenneth “Papa Kenny” Cramer, age 60 of Leonardville, passed away Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the Clay County Medical Center. He was born on July 11, 1957 in Kansas City, Missouri, the son of Larry Dale and Dorothy Mae (Lanning) Cramer.  He was married …

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1SG (R) Ralph Edwin “Ed” French

1SG (R) Ralph Edwin “Ed” French, Jr., age 76, a resident of rural Redfield, Kansas, passed away unexpectedly, Friday, October 27, 2017, at the Mercy Hospital Emergency Room in Ft. Scott, Kansas. He was born August 11, 1941, in Ft. Scott, the son of Ralph E. French, Sr. and Goldie Abagail Campbell French. He married Mary Ann Biles on October …

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