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Brian Noel Dabandons

Sep 20, 2022

Brian Noel Dabandons, 58, passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2022.  He was born August 24, 1964 to Nou and Bonnie (Khamkeomany) Dabandons in Vientiane, Laos.  

Brian graduated from Derby High School in 1982 and then completed the medical assistant program at an area technical college.  He loved music and enjoyed singing and playing guitar in his classic rock band....

Tracy L. Williams

Sep 20, 2022

Tracy L. Williams, 63, loving mother and grandmother, passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2022.  She was born April 28, 1959 to James Lee Williams, Jr. and Jackie (Hanafin) Williams in Wellington, KS. 

Tracy was a free spirit that loved traveling and listening to music. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Scott Alan Williams.  Tracy is survived...

James Ronald Smith

Sep 17, 2022

James R. Smith, 78, passed away Saturday, September 17, 2022.  He was born December 30, 1943 to Chester and Verlee (Swain) Smith in Savannah, TN.  

James enjoyed playing golf with his 2 oldest sons, watching western movies, birdwatching, and spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Wynona Smith; siblings, Carol Morgan, Tom...

Rex D McCulley

Sep 11, 2022

Rex D McCulley, 74, proud father, grandfather, brother, and uncle passed away Sunday, September 11, 2022.  He was born May 28, 1948 to Charles and Virginia (Furnas) McCulley in Independence, KS. 

Rex served in the United State Air Force for four years as a Radar Technician.  He worked at Beechcraft as a Crew Chief Manager for 41 years. Rex enjoyed...

Ko Sourivong

Aug 28, 2022

Ko Sourivong, 59, passed away Sunday, August 28, 2022.  He was born April 2, 1963 to Ane and Bouphanh (Phetkhamchan) Sourivong in Vientiane, Laos.  

Ko is survived by his wife, Chang Sourivong; children, Nicky (Trent) Sourivong, Brian (Marina) Sourivong, Spencer Sourivong; and grandchildren, Traeh Oliver and Milana Sourivong. 

Visitation: Tuesday, August 30, 2022, from 5 to 8 pm and...

Stevie Kaye Kraus

Aug 23, 2022

Stevie Kaye Kraus, born into heaven Tuesday, August 23, 2022.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Kyah Tinius; aunt, Aliyah Masumbu; great aunt, Debbie Bennett; great grandparents, Kenneth Kraus, Russell and Rose Williams, Marilyn and Kenneth Tisdel; great-great grandparents, Ralph Smith, Leonard and Dorthy Kraus, Reynold and Helen Meyer.

Stevie is survived by her parents, Daysha Tinius and...

Michael Le

Aug 19, 2022

Michael Mayhugh Le, 61, passed away Friday, August 19, 2022.  He was born August 10, 1961 in Quang Nam, Vietnam.  

Michael worked as a Machinist at Spirit Aerosystems.  He enjoyed karaoke, going to casinos, visiting and playing jokes on family members and friends.  Michael had a great sense of humor and was a joy to be around.  He will...

Anthony Grant Oshel, Sr.

Aug 7, 2022

Wichita - Anthony Grant Oshel, Sr., entered the Kingdom of Heaven on August 7, 2022.

He was born September 10, 1978 in Wichita, the son of Steven and Julie Munoz Oshel. Growing up, he went to Harry Street Elementary School, Hamilton Middle School, and graduated in 1997 from South High School. He met a lot of lifelong friends that turned...

Van N. Tran

Aug 5, 2022

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Alan Anh-Thien Tran

Aug 5, 2022

Alan Anh-Thien Tran, 37, passed away Friday, August 5, 2022. He was born February 7, 1985 to An Tran and Judy (Pham) Tran in Wichita, KS.

Alan was a great father, brother, uncle, and son who always cared about others before himself. He would do anything and everything for his parents, family, and friends. He coached his brother and nephews...

Sony Soeun

Aug 1, 2022

Sony Soeun, 45, passed away Monday, August 1, 2022.  He was born August 5, 1976 to Soeun Ath and Nann Khoth in Battambong, Cambodia.  

Sony enjoyed fishing and tending to his garden.  He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.  

He was preceded in death by his mother.  Sony is survived by his father, wife of 20...

Thomas F. Steele

Jul 26, 2022

Thomas F. Steele, was born September 9, 1940 in Fredonia, KS and passed July 26, 2022 in Wichita, KS.  He is survived by a large extended family, including his wife ,Elizabeth; 9 siblings; 7 children; 3 step-children; 17 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and their respective families.

He was a retired heavy equipment operator, Eucharist minister at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, and...

Arthur Henry Daniels

Jul 24, 2022

Arthur Henry Daniels, 90 of Derby, Kansas, passed away at home following a long illness on July 24, 2022. He was born in East Lyme, Connecticut on November 23, 1931. His parents are unknown. He married the love of his life, and wife of 62 years, Nina Faye Gibbens on July 2, 1955. 

Arthur grew up in Rhinebeck, New York...

Glenda Downey

Jul 21, 2022

Glenda Downey, 72, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2022.  She was born April 27, 1950 to Glen and Corinne (Fraley) Nickell in Fayetteville, AR.  

Glenda enjoyed attending car shows and loved spending time with her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Chuck Downey.  Glenda is survived by her sons, Terry (Jenny) Cline and Tim...

Nguyễn Hà

Jul 20, 2022

Ha Nguyen, 63, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2022.  He was born July 18, 1959 to Ngan Nguyen and Lua Phan in Quang Ngai, Vietnam.  

He was preceded in death by his parents.  Ha is survived by his wife, Phuong Van; children, Tuan (Diem Pham) Nguyen, Tuyen (Tai Pham) Nguyen, and Tuong (Diep Ho) Nguyen; grandchildren, Khai Nguyen, Minh...

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