William Alexander Treiber, 30, of St. Paul passed away at 9:20 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, 2020, in Parsons.

TOPEKA — Michelle Leanne “LeLe” Shaughnessy, 41, of Topeka passed away in the early morning of Sunday, March 29, 2020.

Wayne Harrison, 78, of Parsons passed away Thursday, April 2, 2020, at his home.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

LENEXA — Dennis Wray Wilson, 74, of Lenexa passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2020, at Advent Health Shawnee Mission in Merriam from the COVID-19 virus.

TOPEKA — James David Stice, 89, passed away Saturday, March 28, 2020, in Topeka. 

DETROIT, Mich. — Cynthia E. (Harvey) Johnson, 78, passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2020, in Detroit, Michigan.

David J. “Cookie” Cook, Jr., 60, of Parsons passed away at 9:44 p.m. Monday, March 30, 2020, at Labette Health in Parsons.

David J. “Cookie” Cook Jr., 60, of Parsons passed away at 9:44 p.m. Monday, March 30, 2020, at Labette Health.

Lewis B. Simpson, 66, passed away Tuesday, March 25, 2020, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri.

Wilma June Nance, 93, of Kansas City passed away from natural causes at approximately 8:15 a.m. Saturday, March 28, 2020, at Wexford Assisted Living in Kansas City Missouri.

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Darrel Wayne Frogley, 85, of Kansas City, Kansas, passed away peacefully at his home with his loving family on Monday, March 23, 2020, after a brief illness.

Theresa Sue Dresher, 62, passed from this life Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at Labette Health in Parsons from complications of lung cancer.

John M. Noltensmeyer, 74, of Parsons died Thursday afternoon, March 26, 2020, at his home. Death was unexpected.

Edith Stella (Wirz) Roberts, 91, of Parsons passed away at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at Good Samaritan Society. She had been a resident there since July 8, 2013, after suffering a massive stroke.  

ERIE — Betty L. McKinney, 91, of Erie passed away at 7:15 a.m. Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at her home.

Mark D. Horton, 71, of Parsons died Friday morning, March 20, 2020, at his home.

Sandra “Sandy” Shepard, 57, passed away unexpectedly Monday, March 23, 2020, at Freeman Hospital, Joplin.

Edith Roberts, 91, of Parsons passed away at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at Good Samaritan Society in Parsons. Her husband, Vernon Roberts, preceded her in death on Aug. 29, 1997.

OLATHE — Peggy J. Smith, 84, formerly of Chetopa, passed away at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, March 22, 2020, at Evergreen Hospice Care in Olathe. 

DOVER, Arkansas — Barbara Lynn Evans Clark, 64, of Dover, Arkansas, died Thursday, March 19, 2020, at her home. 

GALESBURG — Shania Marie Lewis, 23, of Galesburg died at 8:46 p.m. Thursday, March 19, 2020, at her home. Death was unexpected.

Jimmie D. Snyder, 89, of Parsons passed away at 10:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21, 2020, at Freeman Hospital West, Joplin.

Charlie A. Olson, 90, of Parsons, beloved longtime owner and operator of Olson’s Ace Hardware, passed away at 9 p.m. Saturday, March 21, 2020, at the Elmhaven Nursing Home.

Peggy J. Smith, 84, formerly of Chetopa, passed away at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, March 22, 2020, at Evergreen Hospice Care in Olathe. She was preceded in death by her husband, James R. Smith, on Oct. 17, 2014.

CHETOPA — The funeral service and celebration of life scheduled for Saturday at Chetopa United Methodist Church for Betty Ann Harreld, 88, of Chetopa, who passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, has been postponed.

VALLEY, Neb. — Our dad, William “Billy” O’Bryan, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at Valhaven Rehabilitation Center in Valley, Nebraska.

Lavern L. Drapal, 85, of Parsons passed away at 11:09 p.m. Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Good Samaritan Society.

Mark Horton, 71, of Parsons died Friday morning, March 20, 2020, at his home.

BARTLETT — Ray C. LaFalier, 92, of Bartlett passed away at 9:25 a.m. Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Presbyterian Manor in Parsons.

ERIE — Audra Rush, 32, of Erie, a preschool teacher at Erie Elementary School, died Sunday morning at her home.  Death was unexpected.

CHETOPA — Larry Wyrick of Chetopa passed from this earth on Saturday, March 14, 2020, at his residence. He was 73.

STILLWATER, Okla. — Kelly Wyn Mills, 58, passed away suddenly on Saturday, March 14, 2020, at his home in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

CHETOPA — Betty Ann Harreld of Chetopa passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at the Chetopa Manor nursing home after a long battle with cancer. She was 88 years old.

CHETOPA — Vicki Sue Bobo, 67, passed away at Chetopa Manor on Saturday, March 14, 2020.

LAWRENCE — Ilene K. Thompson, 72, of Lawrence passed away at her home on Wednesday, March 11, 2020.  

ERIE — Audra Rush, 32, of Erie, a preschool teacher at Erie Elementary School, died Sunday morning at her home in Erie. Death was unexpected. Among survivors are her parents, Steve and Carla Rush of Erie.

CHETOPA — Donna M. LaPee, 78, of Chetopa passed away at 5:15 p.m. Friday at Chetopa Manor nursing home. 

Wilma Iola Krueger, 74, of Parsons died Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at Labette Health.

OVERLAND PARK — Charles Michael “Mike” Cottengim, 74, of Overland Park passed away Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, at the University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, Kansas.

Johnny “John” L. Phelps of Parsons passed away unexpectedly at 11:04 a.m. Thursday, March 5, 2020, at Labette Health. 

CONWAY, Arkansas — John “Johnny” Anthony Ray, 69, of Conway, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord peacefully on Saturday, March 7, 2020.

COPPELL, Texas — Rosie “Wauneta” Speck Stone passed away at 4:17 p.m. Monday, March 2, 2020, following a decade-long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was residing at Sandy Lake Rehab and Care Center in Coppell, Texas, at the time of her death. 

Warm, funny, amazing, tough, classy. All of these words have been used over the last several days to describe Loretta Fern Ball.

Steven R. Kendricks, 60, of Parsons passed away at 4:26 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at Good Samaritan Society in Parsons.

Keith Gerald Cruse, 63, of Parsons passed away at 9:09 a.m. Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, at his home following an illness.

Kim L. Baker, 67, of Parsons passed away at 2:29 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas.

Steven R. Kendricks, 60, of Parsons passed away at 4:26 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at Good Samaritan Society in Parsons. He is survived by his wife, Judy, of the home.

ERIE — Johnny L. Phelps, 69, of Erie died at 11:04 a.m. Thursday, March 5, 2020, at Labette Health.