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Charles “Dwight” Briggs

Charles “Dwight” Briggs, 90, of Shawnee, Kansas made his transition to the next chapter of the amazing adventure we call life on June 22, 2022 surrounded in love by family. Dwight was born July 2, 1931 in the Redford area of Detroit to Davy J. and Evelyn Briggs and grew up in the community, graduating…

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Nancy Lee Shubat

Nancy Lee Shubat was born October 14, 1932, in the Danish community of Elk Horn, Iowa. Her family later moved to Boxholm, Iowa, and then Alta, Iowa, with her father’s work as an educator and later superintendent of schools. Nancy was preceded in death by her parents (Ralph Holger Jorgensen and Lois Evelyn Doty) and her…

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Pamela (Pam) Jane Forest

Pamela (Pam) Jane Forest, of Olathe KS, passed away peacefully in her home on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 after almost a year of battling the horrible side effects of a COVID-19 infection. Pam was born on June 14, 1947 in Hoisington, KS to Bruce and Bernice Peck. Pam and her husband Ed were married on…

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George E. Hicks Jr

George E. Hicks Jr. passed away quietly in hospital on June 24, 2022, while being treated for multiple medical conditions that could not be overcome. Thankfully, it was not a prolonged process and he is now at peace. He lived 61 years of a very good life loved by good friends and family. Born December…

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Christopher John Franzke

Christopher John Franzke passed away Friday, June 10, 2022, at the age of 34 in Lawrence, KS. He was born in Topeka, KS to Mary and Mark Franzke and grew up with his brother, Tim in Prairie Village, KS. He attended Washburn in Topeka and later worked as a web developer in Kansas City and…

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Barry D. Fowler

Barry D. Fowler, born Feb. 9, 1945, in New London, CT., died June 13, 2022, in Kansas City, MO. Barry shared his life with sons, Kristopher and Matthew and an array of beloved pets. Barry was retired from the Civil Air Patrol, achieving the rank of major during his service. He was also retired from…

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Patricia Ann (Ryken) Matlock

Patricia Matlock, 78, passed away in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri on Thursday, June 16th, 2022.  Pat was born on February 19th, 1944 in Pierre, South Dakota to Richard “Dirk” and Dora (Harms) Ryken. Pat was the youngest of three children. In 1950, Pat moved with her family to Missouri where she resided until she…

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Cindy S. Rude

Cindy S. Rude, 61, passed away with loved ones by her side on May 29, 2022, at Providence Medical Center. She was born January 19, 1961, in Kansas City, MO the daughter of Lloyd Uphoff and late Pamela Uphoff. She was a lifetime Kansas City area resident and had been in the construction industry for…

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Robert Stephen Herman

Robert Stephen Herman Robert “Bobby” Stephen Herman (Baruch ben Yisrael), 67, of Lake of the Forest, Kansas, passed away peacefully at home on June 8th, 2022. Bobby was born on August 1st, 1954, to Earl and Lena “Lakie” Herman in Pittsburgh, PA. When he was 15, the family moved to Hattiesburg, MS. After graduating high…

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Ronald (Ron) Lee Eilers

Ronald (Ron) Lee Eilers, 71, passed away with loved ones by his side on April 27th, 2022 in Overland Park, KS.  Ron was born on November 7th, 1950, to Wayne and Viola (Daft) Eilers in Lincoln, NE. He graduated from Lincoln High in 1969 and proceeded to attend The University of Nebraska. He obtained a…

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Obituaries & Condolences

Charles “Dwight” Briggs

Nancy Lee Shubat

Pamela (Pam) Jane Forest

George E. Hicks Jr

Christopher John Franzke

Barry D. Fowler

Patricia Ann (Ryken) Matlock

Cindy S. Rude

Robert Stephen Herman

Ronald (Ron) Lee Eilers

Edward Arthur Parker, Jr.

Alan Douglas (Doug) Whitten