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Retired Chief Warrant Officer 4 Larry Heim

Retired Chief Warrant Officer 4 Larry Heim was born in Goessel, Kansas, May 12, 1944, the son of Andrew and Edna (Moddelmog) Heim and brother to Jerry Heim. He graduated from Canton High School in 1962. June 20, 1965, began a 53-year marriage to Lana Rassmussen. They were married at the Methodist Church in Canton. This union was blessed with …

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Retired Sgt. Maj. Joseph T. “Jody” Muller Sr.

Retired Sgt. Maj. Joseph T. “Jody” Muller Sr., 83, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2019, at Brookdale of Topeka. He was born Sept. 17, 1935, at St. Marys, the son of Frank and Catherine Bennett Muller. Shortly after, his family moved to Delia, moving back to St. Marys when he was in the eighth grade. He graduated from Immaculate Conception …

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Retired 1st Sgt. Richard Paul “Pappy” Johnson

Retired 1st Sgt. Richard Paul “Pappy” Johnson, 83, died on Thursday, April 25, 2019, at Garden Valley Retirement Village in Garden City. He was born July 21, 1935, on the family farm near Fellsburg, the son of Clarence “Shorty” and Ruth ( Lindsay) Johnson. He married Carol Sparke in 1957. He later married Betty Schlereth Davidson Nov. 2, 1985, at …

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Retired Master Sgt. Markus Kalman Madacs

Retired Master Sgt. Markus Kalman Madacs, 52, passed away March 22, 2019. He was born March 18, 1967, in Landstuhl, Germany, to Kalman and Waltrud Madacs. He migrated to the United States at the age of 5. He graduated from Abilene High School in 1982 and enlisted in the Kansas Army National Guard. Madacs was the first sergeant in Battery C, …

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Retired Col. Richard “Dick” Moore, Jr.

Retired Col. Richard “Dick” Moore, Jr., went home to his Lord and Savior Thursday, March 28, 2019, at Meadowlark Scenic (former Autumn Hills) in Manhattan, Kansas. Born in Elkhart, Indiana, Dec. 4, 1930, he was the son of the late Richard H. and Helen Lehman Moore. Upon graduating from Elkhart High School as part of the class of 1948, he …

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Charles L. Branch

Charles L. Branch, 78, of Willis, Kansas, passed away on Nov. 1, 2018, at Mission Village Living Center in Horton. A graveside service, with military honors, was held Nov. 6 at the Horton City Cemetery with Dan Maltby, officiating. Charles was born in Arkansas City, Kansas, to Kenneth Merle Branch and Fay Alsip Branch on April 11, 1940.  He married …

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Jamie Lee Jones

Jamie Lee Jones, age 47, of Moran, Kansas, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2019, at his home. Jones was born Sept. 2, 1971, in Iola, Kansas, and spent his childhood years in La Harpe. He attended elementary school in La Harpe and high school in Iola. He joined the Kansas Army National Guard on the split option during his junior …

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Alex Decker

Alex Decker, Mulvane, 32, passed away Monday, March 25, 2019. Alex Decker deployed to Northern Iraq with the 714th Maintenance Company, Kansas Army National Guard, as part of the 714th Security Forces 2006-2007. Visitation will be Thursday, March 28, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. at Mulvane Christian Church, 502 Highland Park Dr., Mulvane. There will be a memorial service …

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William Thomas “Tom” McGinnis

William Thomas “Tom” McGinnis, 78, of Corning, Kansas, died in his home Sunday, March 17, 2019. He was born in Norton, Kansas, July 21, 1940, to Hugh and Christina Michaels McGinnis. He grew up in the Norton community and was involved in football and wrestling during his youth. He graduated from Norton High School with the class of 1958 and …

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Retired Chief Warrant Officer 4 Louis Boley

Retired Chief Warrant Officer 4 Louis Boley, passed away March 9, 2019, in Salina. He was born Dec. 8, 1929, to John F. and Margaret (Eyer) Boley in Topeka. On June 17, 1953, he was united in marriage to Juanita Strawn, their union lasting over 65 years. She survives along with their children John Boley (Diana), Wakefield; Mark Boley (Connie), …

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