Deana Ames-Gomez, 75, a life-long resident of Ottawa, passed away Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at Baldwin Health Care and Rehabilitation Center.

Vera Marie Andrews, 93, passed away peacefully Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at Colonial Springs Health Care.

Max F. Bechtle, 88, of Ottawa, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at Vintage Park.

Nanette F. Doolittle, 84, passed away Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at Villa St. Francis Nursing Home in Olathe.

Betty Rae (Eaton) Spivey, 83, Riverview, Florida, formerly of Williamsburg, Kansas, passed away Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016.

Destiny D. Riddle, 52, Ottawa, Kansas, passed away Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, at Ransom Memorial Hospital.

Robert “Dub” Doles Jr., 70, Rantoul, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, at the Olathe Hospice House.

Anna Margaret “Marge” Willhite, 86, Ottawa, Kansas, passed away Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, at Hospice House at Olathe Medical Center, Olathe, Kansas.

Dr. Robert Lee Musgrave, 90, Lebanon, Missouri, died Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, in Springfield, Missouri.

Virginia Searls, 101, Ottawa, Kansas, passed away Jan. 21, 2016, at Ransom Memorial Hospital, Ottawa.

Mildred “Millie” Duncanson Cook, 90, Ottawa, passed away peacefully Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, at Richmond Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center Richmond, Kansas.

Rayline G. Enquist, 95, Ottawa, passed away Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, at Ottawa Retirement Village.

David Craig Bell, 70, passed away Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital due to pneumonia.

Deborah Kay Marold, 56, Butler, Missouri, died Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016, at her home in Butler.

Burton H. Brewer, 79, passed away Dec. 22, 2015, in Jupiter, Florida.

Laura Louise “Patricia” Wolfe, 90, Pembroke Pines, Florida, formerly of Fort Worth, Texas, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, in Altus, Oklahoma.

Gilbert (Gib) W. Cation, 92, passed from this earth to eternal life Jan. 7, 2016, at Wellsville Retirement Community in Wellsville, Kansas.

James L. Clarkin, 66, Wichita, Kansas, passed away Dec. 26, 2015.

Gertrude Irene (Michel) Turner, 83, Ottawa, Kansas, passed away peacefully Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016, at the Ottawa Retirement Village, Ottawa, Kansas.

Leonard Clark, 93, Yakima, Washington, formerly of Franklin County, passed away Dec. 23, 2015.

Harold Eugene Woodley, 85, Wellsville, Kansas, passed away peacefully Friday, Dec. 18, 2015, at the home of his son, Don Woodley, in Ottawa, Kansas.

Lawrence L. Bryan, 85, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, at his home in Ottawa, Kansas, with his family by his side.

Arthur F. “Artie” Hufford, 79, of the Appanoose community, passed away Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016, at Olathe Medical Center.

Hazel G. Brown, 95, Williamsburg, Kansas, passed away Friday, Dec. 25, 2015, at Olathe Medical Center.

David Wayne Floyd, 31, Kansas City, Kansas, passed away Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015, at St. Luke’s Hospice House.

Darlene Schamle, 81, passed away Jan. 3, 2016, at Buhler Sunshine Meadows, Buhler, Kansas.

Wanda L. Brumit, 86, Ottawa, died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016, in Olathe, Kansas.

Wilma J. Michael, 84, Ottawa, Kansas, died peacefully Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015, at Ransom Memorial Hospital with her family by her side.

Ralph E. Raleigh, 86, Ottawa, Kansas, passed away Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016, at Olathe Medical Center.

Jack L. Wilson, 77, Pomona, passed away Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015, at Ransom Memorial Hospital, Ottawa, Kansas.

Charles Bardon Gray, 87, died Jan. 1, 2016, on his farm in the Airmont community at Round Hill, Virginia.

Gilbert F. “Pete” Pottorff, Jr., 89, Wellsville, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015, at Brookside Retirement Community, Overbrook, Kansas.

Carol P. Fogle, 83, Ottawa, Kansas, passed away Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015, at ComfortCare Home of Ottawa.

Robert S. “Bob” Hill, 95, Ottawa, Kansas, passed away Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015, at Ransom Memorial Hospital.

Robert Oran Courter, 75, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, at Wellsville Retirement Center in Wellsville, with family by his side.

Sarah L. Shaffer, 81, Ottawa, Kansas, passed away Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015, at Ottawa Retirement Village.

James A. Ryssemus, 84, Greenfield, Missouri, departed this life Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, in his home.

Linda S. Knight, 62, Ottawa, Kansas, passed away Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, at Olathe Hospice House.

Areta Mae Latimer, 83, Ottawa, Kansas, passed away Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015, at Vintage Park.

Orren A. Altic, 94, Ottawa, Kansas, died Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center.

Jane Allvine Wingert, 83, Ottawa, Kansas, went home to be with the Lord Dec. 25, 2015.

Patricia Esther (Uitts) Longfellow, 71, Ottawa, Kansas, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, at Kansas City Hospice House, Kansas City, Missouri.

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