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Arethia Grisby-Cowan

Sep 10, 1967 - Dec 04, 2023

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Wichita, KS

Arethia is survived by husband Robert Cowan Jr. ; parents; Freddie and Jo Grisby; daughters Essence Belton, and Shauntoray "Tutu" Grisby. To to the family or in memory of Arethia "Sissy" F Grisby-Cowan, please

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Roy Eugene Merritt

Mar 21, 1934 - Feb 24, 2024

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Wichita, KS

Roy Eugene Merritt, 89, passed away on Saturday, February 24, 2024, while surrounded by his loving family. He was born March 21, 1934 in Caldwell, Kansas, the son of Ora and Mary (Larsen) Merritt. Roy attended Caldwell High School, Caldwell, KS, then went on and obtained his electrician's certificate (IBEW). His career was spent as a master electrician in the Wichita area. Beginning with residential and moving up to forman overseeing huge commercial contracts such as Towne East Mall. Roy was united in marriage to Marilyn Fay Counsell on March 24, 1962, and to this union two children were born, Tanya Merritt and Tamara James. To say Roy Merritt was mechanically inclined would be an understatement. Roy enjoyed building different projects for family, but his passion was re-storing antique automobiles in his decked-out garage. He continually searched for antique car bodies or parts (especially '34 Fords) and over time that collection of pieces and metal would be crafted into a gleaming classic car. His genius always shown through in this work. In October 2023, the 17th Annual GEEZER GATHERING was held, Roy proudly began this tradition nearly 20 years ago in his own yard which then expanded to a larger downtown venue where nearly 200 car lovers and their antique cars would meet for this legendary event. If you were an old car guy, it was the do not miss event of the year. Roy's family always knew they could count on him through any circumstance and will miss him greatly. He is preceded in death by: his parents; and his brother-in-law, Ervin Urban. He is survived by: his wife, Marilyn; his two daughters, Tanya & Tamara; his grandchildren, Tara James and Sean James; his four great-grandchildren; his brothers, Bob (Wynell) Merritt, Max (Lynn) Merritt; and his sisters, Oraleen Urban, and Ruth (George) Sanford. Visitation will be held from 4 - 6 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 2024 at Resthaven Mortuary. Funeral Service will be held 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2024 at Resthaven Mortuary Chapel, 11800 West Highway 54, Wichita, Kansas, with Chaplain Chris McNiel officiating. Cremation will follow the services at a later date. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established with: Kansas Humane Society, 3313 North Hillside Street, Wichita, Kansas 67219.

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William Harold Bookless

Jul 26, 1931 - Feb 26, 2024

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Wichita, KS

William Harold Bookless, age 92, of Wichita, Kansas passed away on Monday, February 26, 2024. He was born to Harold and Lulu Bookless on July 26, 1931 in Hays, Kansas. Bill attended Hutchinson High School until leaving to join the Navy in 1948. He started working for Alberto-Culver Co. in 1965 until 1977. From there Bill formed his own beauty supply company, B and W Sales. He was a very hard worker, working until 83 before retiring. He is preceded in death by his parents; first wife; Mabeldean; sister, Betty Vieyra; second wife, Wilma. Bill is survived by; son, Troy (Mary Beth); sister, Marsha Lehner; many nieces and nephew. Memorials have been established with Alzheimer's Association and Good Shepherd Hospice. A funeral service will take place March 1, 2024 at 10 AM., A graveside service with military honors will follow.

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Ronald Elmer Ochs

Apr 29, 1949 - Feb 24, 2024

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Wichita, KS

Ronald E. Ochs, 74, of Grand Island, NE died Saturday, February 24, 2024, at Ascension Via Christi St. Francis Hospital in Wichita, KS the result of an automobile accident. Curran Funeral Chapel is assisting the family. More details will appear later. To send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of Ronald Elmer Ochs, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.

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Myo McKinney

Jul 16, 1964 - Feb 21, 2024

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Wichita, KS

Myo was born in Rangoon, Burma. Daughter of Rosie and Percy Aung Thein. Immigrated to McPherson Ks at the age of 14. Myo Graduated from McPherson High School in 1983. Attended John Brown University (Siloam Springs, Ark) and Bethany College (Lindsborg, KS). Worked for People State Bank(McPherson) ,Fidelity Bank (Wichita ) for 10 years as a Foreclosure Manager. Wichita School District for 6 years as a Para-Educator. Nursery Care at Pathway Church for 4 years. Volunteered at Pathway Church Guest Ministry and Wichita Northwest High School with various Committees (With Honors). Myo’s passions - Her Kids and Grandkids . Flowers especially Roses and Orchids. Taking care of Babies and Children. Walking the dogs. Tennis (High School and College) . Eating Her Husbands Food . Smiling all the time! Scott’s Soulmate to the end. Married Scott McKinney on August 09, 1986 (37 years). Mother of 4 Children- Alyssa(Craig Lloyd), Cara(Lance Bowman), Brandon, Trevor Grand Mother of 4 – Hanna, Treyton, January, Rowan. Survived by Mother Rosie, Sister Khin, Brother Tim- (Seattle Washington) Preceded in Death by Father Percy and Younger Brother Zaw. Memorial Celebration March 2nd , 11am Open Door Church 560 N Peterson Wichita Ks 67212 The Family requests In lieu of Flowers , all Memorial Donations are given to the Family please. To send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of , please .

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Roberto Ballin

Oct 10, 1968 - Feb 24, 2024

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Wichita, KS

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John Guerrero

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Wichita, KS

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Little Kodi Walker

Jan 11, 2022 - Feb 20, 2024

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Wichita, KS

Little Kodi "Kodi Bear" Walker, son of Ms. Taliyah Henderson and Michael Walker took the journey to "Heaven" on February 20, 2024. Service is scheduled for March 9, 2024, at 11 AM at new Life Church. More information to come.

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Ismael Rueda-Rojas

Aug 17, 1951 - Feb 25, 2024

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Wichita, KS

On Sunday early in the Morning ,Mr. Ismael Rueda-Rojas Passed away peacefully in his home with family by his side from Wichita,Kansas. Pending

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Frank W. Kroboth

Nov 17, 1949 - Feb 22, 2024

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Wichita, KS

ELLSWORTH Frank W. Kroboth, 74, passed away Thursday, February 22, 2024, in Wichita, KS. He was born November 17, 1949, in Ellsworth, KS, to Raymond and Frances (Kratky) Kroboth. Frank was a lifelong resident of Ellsworth County where he pursued a career as a farmer and stockman. He was a devout member of St. Bernard’s Catholic Church. On July 14, 2000, he married Lori Potts in Emporia, KS. Frank is survived by his wife, Lori, of Wilson; his son, Dalton, of Emporia; his daughter, Cassidy Kroboth, of Wichita; his sisters, Patricia Urban (Jim) of Salina, KS and Rita Brummer (Graig) of Topeka, KS; nieces, Amanda Brummer and Julia Wiebler (Austin) of Topeka; and nephews, Steven Urban and Kevin Urban of Salina and Matthew Brummer of Topeka. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Jimmy Kroboth. Visitation will be held from 1-7 p.m. on Thursday, February 29, 2024, at Parsons Funeral Home in Ellsworth. The family will be present from 5-7 p.m., and a vigil and rosary service will begin at 7:00 p.m. A funeral mass will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 1, 2024, at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, followed by burial at Ellsworth Memorial Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Bernard’s Catholic Church or to the Sturge-Weber Foundation, c/o Parsons Funeral Home, PO Box 45, Ellsworth, KS 67439. To to the family or in memory of Frank W. Kroboth, please

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W H Ford

Dec 12, 1929 - Feb 21, 2024

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Wichita, KS

W H Ford, 94, passed away on February 21, 2024, in Wichita, Kansas. He was born on December 12, 1929. W H served in the US Army during the Korean War. He worked at Vulcan Materials for 30 years. He was a cherished father and husband, always prioritizing his family. W H had a strong faith and enjoyed attending Ninnescah Baptist Church in Clearwater and North Woodlawn Baptist Church in Derby, where he served as treasurer. He is survived by his daughter Kimberly (Joseph) Walker of Gulfport, MS, son Douglas (Kelly) Ford of Lakeland, FL, daughter Cynthia (Kenton) Connor of Lakin, KS, brother Val Ford, sister Sharon Berbert, 6 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren. W H was preceded in death by his wife Vida Ford, his father Adley Ford, mother Annie (Thrasher) Ford, 2 brothers, 4 sisters, and granddaughter Katie Connor. Visitation will be held on March 5, from 12-7pm with family present from 5:30-7pm at Webb-Shinkle Mortuary, Clearwater. A gravesite burial will take place on March 6, at 11am at Winfield Veteran's Cemetery, Winfield, KS. To to the family or in memory of W H Ford, please

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