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2nd Lt. Branden Tyler Leupold

2nd Lt. Branden Tyler Leupold left this earth to rest easy with his Lord and Savior on June 5, 2020. Branden was born on October 11, 1994, and has been touching the lives of those he came in contact with ever since.  He is survived by his parents, John and Megan Leupold;  sister, Rylee Henningson (Ganon); brother, Camron Leupold; fiancé, …

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Kansas National Guard becomes a family tradition

It’s not unusual for young men to follow their fathers into the family business. That’s what Sgt. 1st Class David C. Miller did in 1990 when he joined the Kansas Army National Guard. To get a better picture of that decision, we must back up to the military history of Miller’s father, retired Command Sgt. Maj. Robert G. Miller. Robert …

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Retired Lt. Col. Eddie Wilber “EW” Whitney

Retired Lt. Col. Eddie Wilber “EW” Whitney was born on March 8, 1924, and died on May 22, 2020, at the age of 96 at the Norton County Hospital in Norton, Kansas. He was born in Almena, Kansas, to Charles Edwin and Emma Teaford Whitney and was the youngest of nine children. He attended school in Almena and Norton and …

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Retired Senior Master Sgt. Jean M. Robinson

Retired Senior Master Sgt. Jean M. Robinson, 66, of Topeka, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020. She was born January 5, 1954, in Topeka, Kansas, the daughter of Vernon and Marguerite (Miller) Robinson. She was a retention office manager for the U.S. Air Force, while also active with the Kansas Air National Guard, retiring in July 2010. She was a …

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Retired Master Sgt. Wayne James Yonning

It is with profound sadness that the wife and family of Wayne James Yonning announces the passing of their adored loved one, Retired Master Sgt. Wayne James Yonning following a battle with pneumonia on April 19, 2020, at the age of 69. Wayne will be lovingly and forever remembered by his wife of 27 years, Jan(et) Jack Yonning of Hopewell, …

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