Russell “Rusty” Jay McDowell, Plainville, passed away on January 15, 2021 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita at the age of 66.
He was born on October 27, 1954 to Garold and Colista (Price) McDowell in Smith Center. He married Linda (Walters) McDowell in Hays on September 18, 1982. They were blessed with three sons: Stuart, Bryce, and Brock.
Florence Mae Fahrenbruch, age 73, of Kersey, Colo., passed away at her home on Friday, January 8, 2021, surrounded by her family.
She was born in Stockton, Kan. to Francis and Mattie (Shaw) Eshler on February 25, 1947.
Dolores J. Hackett, age 90, left her earthly home in Grand Forks, N.D. and transitioned to her heavenly home on Friday, January 8, 2021.
Jack Imel, Woodston, passed away at the Salina Regional Health Center in Salina, Kansas on Monday, January 4, 2021, at the age of 81.
Curt F. Pfannenstiel, age 55, of Hays, passed away Monday, January 4, 2021, at Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas due to COVID-19 complications.
Alan L. Maddox, age 65, passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City, KS.
He was born Feb. 17, 1955 in Hays, the son of Robert and Bethel (Bartlett) Maddox.
Alan grew up in Stockton, where he attended schools and graduated from high school in 1973. In 1975, Alan moved to Plainville. On June 12, 1976, he married Theresa Skov in Plainville. They moved to Garden City in December 1986, and have lived in Garden City since. He most recently has worked as a foreman for Dreiling Construction and Pipeline.
Former Stockton resident, Thomas D. Cyre, age 65, entered into rest on Sunday, December 27, 2020, at Mount Joseph Senior Village, Concordia, Kan.
He was born November 10, 1955 in Newton, Kan., to Bernard and Loretta (Dallen) Cyre.
He was a 1973 graduate of Clay Center High School. Thomas went on to receive his Associate's Degree from Cloud County Community College and later earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology at Fort Hays State University, Hays.