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Recent Obituaries

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Tillman Nester Tillman Nester
March 25, 1931 - April 27, 2016
A memorial visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 30, 2016, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. Memorials in lieu of flowers are suggested to Smile Train Foundation or the American Heart.

Luella Hollis Luella Hollis
July 22, 1927 - April 21, 2016
Friends may call for viewing from noon to 4 p.m. Friday, April 29, 2016, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. Graveside service and burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 30, 2016, at Delphos Cemetery in Delphos, Kan. Memorial are suggested to Hope Clinic (Spay-Neuter dogs and cats 728 Cherokee, Leavenworth, KS.)

James Dewberry James Dewberry
September 9, 1932 - April 20, 2016
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 25, 2016, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. A funeral service will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday, at First Baptist Church. Burial with Airforce honors will follow at Leavenworth National Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.

Judy DeMaria Judith "Judy" Jackson DeMaria
November 9, 1948 - April 10, 2016
Mass of Christian burial will begin at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 14, 2016, at Immaculate Conception Church, 711 N. 5th Street, Leavenworth, with Rev. David McEvoy O.Carm., as celebrant. Burial will follow at Leavenworth National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to METAvivor – Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness, Research and Support (www.metavivor.org) in Judy’s name.

Edward Hays Rev. Edward M. Hays
September 8, 1931 - April 3, 2016
There will be a Prayer Vigil at 6:00 p.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church, 306 N. Broadway, Leavenworth, with visitation from 6:00 to 8:00. Mass of Resurrection will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday with The Most Reverend Joseph F Naumann D.D. as celebrant. Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, St. Joseph of the Valley Church, 31151 207th Street, Leavenworth, Kan. Memorials are suggested to a fund that will distribute all contributions to the charitable causes dearest to Fr. Ed’s heart (learning programs/social justice outreach/the arts); “Edward Hays Charitable Giving” ~ 1336 Kiowa St, Leavenworth, KS 66048.