Kham Phakonekham, 74, of Winfield, Kansas, passed away Friday, January 8, 2021 at The University of Kansas Health Systems in Kansas City.
Renate Smalley, 60, of Udall, Kansas, passed away Tuesday afternoon, January 12, 2021 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita due to complications from the Covid 19 Virus.
Alan Hearlson passed away following a long battle with cancer on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at his home in Geuda Springs, Kansas at the age of 64. He was born the son of Everett T. and June L. (Ingels) Hearlson on January 4, 1957 in Caney, Kansas. Alan began employment in the aircraft industry as a young man and retired from Boeing Aircraft / Spirit Aerosystems following a 35 year career. He is remembered as a Mopar man that loved owning JEEPS over the years. Alan looked forward to camping and fishing at Table Rock Lake. He enjoyed anytime spent with his family and friends and will be missed by all that knew him.
Judson Kincheloe Mitchell, of Wellington, Kansas, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at the age of 66. He was born the son of Jack Churchill and Jeanne (Kincheloe) Mitchell on May 23, 1954 in Wichita, Kansas. Jud attended schools locally and graduated from Wellington High School in 1972. He then went on to play football for the University of Kansas Jayhawks and was a three year lettermen (1974-1976). Following college, he moved to Arizona where he was employed as a Tennis Pro for the local country club. Jud was a gifted athlete and remained active in numerous sports including running, tennis, swimming, baseball, basketball, biking and golfing to name a few. In the late 1970's, he started Sumner Communications in Wellington, Kansas with his father and brother and the company remains operated by the Mitchell family to this day. Jud was a man of great Christian faith who passionately ministered to people at all walks of life. He was an endlessly positive person that intentionally offered encouragement everywhere he went. Above all, he was a devoted father to his three daughters and took every opportunity to sow into their lives and be present for their endeavors.
Edwin J. Baalmann, 97, of Winfield, Kansas, joined his wife in their eternal home to be with their Lord and Savior, Wednesday evening, January 13, 2021 at the Joy Home in Oxford.