Edwin Dreher

Edwin (Eddie) Dreher, age 86 of Plainville passed away Friday, May 31, 2019 in Plainville.  He was born Aug. 14, 1932 in Schoenchen, Kansas to Joseph C. and Philomena (Klaus) Dreher.  He was married to Caroline Jacobs on Aug. 6, 1951.

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Donley Fidelis Ruder

Donley F. Ruder, 79, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota passed away on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. He was born on the family farm near Zurich, Kansas to Edmund and Martina (Dingus) Ruder. Don was a simple farm kid who learned to be detailed in his work through drilling straight lines of wheat, learned to be flexible through harvesting depending on the weather, and learned to weld, blacksmith and build out of necessity. Don went from the farm to Kansas State University (KSU). In 1960, he graduated from KSU with a Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering Degree (B.S.E.E.).  

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Lawrence Joseph Havlas

Lawrence “Larry” Jospeh Havlas passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2019 in Wichita, Kansas at the age of 74. He was born on January 17, 1945 in Kansas City, MO to the late Joseph and Clara (Seck) Havlas. Larry spent the majority of his life in Plainville and he graduated from Plainville High School in 1963. After his graduation he managed the family farm until he switched occupations and became a motor carrier. He was united in marriage to Glenda Anderson and was blessed with three children: Mike, Melissa, and Matt. They later divorced. 

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Rita Catherine Erickson

Rita Catherine (Hake) Erickson passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at Redbud Village in Plainville, Kansas at the age of 90. She was born on April 1, 1928 in Bloom Township near Tipton, Kansas to the late John and Martha (Adam) Hake. In 1949 she was united in marriage to Raymond Mayhew. They were blessed with two daughters, Linda and Donna. In August of 1964 they divorced. 

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Bill Dean Lumpkins

Bill Dean Lumpkins passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2019, at the age of 83. He was born on June 10, 1935 in Plainville, Kansas to Marion and Nevella (Benedick) Lumpkins. Bill married Virginia Malin on July 3, 1969 in Plainville. 

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Rex Parron Curry

Rex Parron Curry passed away January 5, 2019 at the Redbud Village in Plainville, Kansas at the age of 85. He was born July 14, 1933 in Osborne County, Kansas to Floyd and Edna (Rogers) Curry. Rex married Darlene Thibault on June 24, 1957 at the St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Osborne, Kansas. To this union five children were born: Kendall, Cheryl, Dale, Mark, and Darren. 

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