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KNAUB, Jeffry L.

            b.  19 Jul 1969

            d.  19 Jul 2010

From The Star-Herald, Scottsbluff, NE  - July 23 to July 25, 2010
Jeffry L. Knaub, 41, of Dallas Texas, died on his birthday, July 19, 2010.   Survivors include his grandmother, Shirley Purnell and mother, Karen Gilbert both of Scottsbluff; father Jerry L. Knaub and wife Sheri of Las Vegas; brother, Scott and wife Sue, nephew, Daniel and niece, Rachel of Atlanta Ga; and brother, Matt Gilbert of Scottsbluff.   Preceding him in death was his big sister, Sheila of Leukemia in November 1996; grandmother, Helen Knaub in December 1996 and grandfather, Gene Purnell in 1991.



KNAUB, Linda Marie (Bakken)

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KNISS, Almena

            b.  24 May 1918 - Bayard, Nebraska

            d.  2 Sep 2010 - Gering, Nebraska

From The Star-Herald, Scottsbluff, NE  - September 5 to September 7, 2010
Almena "Mimi" Kniss Bernhardt, 92, of Gering entered eternity Sept. 2, 2010, at the Lodge at Heritage Estates.  Almena was born on May 24, 1918 in a sod house in rural Bayard to Henry and Amalia Zwetzig Kniss.   Almena married ALBERT BERNHARDT  on Sept. 7, 1938.   Survivors: her sister, Edna (Henry E.) Schneider of Gering; her nieces, Tehra Lyn (Jack) Atwater of Rapid City, SD and Fara Joy (Pat) Mawhinney of Wellington, Colo.; her nephews, Richard and Jerry Bernhardt of Bayard and LeRoy (Patricia) Bernhardt of Scottsbluff-by all their families, and by her daughter, Dr. Nancy Bernhardt Holland of St. Albans, Vt.  Her extended family includes her "almost son" Ron Akers and family of Gering and her "other daughters," Helen Thompson, Pauli McCarthy, and Coleen Mannering, of Scottsbluff.


KNOLL, Clara

            b.  28 Aug 1921 - St. Peter, Kansas

            d.  10 Mar 2010 - Hays, Kansas

From Hays Daily News - Friday, March 12, 2010

Clara Leikam, 88, Hays, died Wednesday, March 10, 2010.    Born Aug. 28, 1921, in St. Peter to Andrew and Margaret (Brungardt) Knoll.  Married EDGAR LEIKAM on July 28, 1945.   Survivors include her husband, of Hays Good Samaritan Center; two sons, David, Hays, and Gary, Austin, Texas; a brother, Andrew Knoll, Hays; two sisters, Annette Leikam, Hays, and Armella Gaschler, Denver; six grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.



KOCH, Mary Lee (Straub)

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KOCH, Samuel

            b. 16 November 1913 - McCook, Nebraska

            d.  22 Jan 2005 - Colorado

From Tabor-Rice Funeral Home  - January 22, 2005

(November 16, 1913 - January 22, 2005) - Samuel was born on November 16, 1913 in McCook, Nebraska to Jacob & Pauline (Becker) Koch.   Married MILDRED A. GIFFORD on February 6, 1978.  Samuel was very dedicated to his wife Mildred and he mourned the loss of his first wife Ruth and his mother, who both passed away due to an accident.  Samuel is survived by his wife Mildred of Commerce City; brothers Ben Koch of Arvada and Harry Koch of Miliken; sisters Elsie Johnson of Aurora, Gladys Fisher of Strasburg and Edna Zugie of Hagler, Nebraska. He is also survived by 1 step grandson David Goble.



KOEHN, Bernice M. (Straw)

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KOEHN, Mable J.

            b.  18 Mar 1923

            d.  5 Nov 2010

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Saturday, November 6, 2010

MONTEZUMA - Mable J. Koehn, 87, died Nov. 5, 2010. Born March 18, 1923, to Andrew J. and Minnie Schmidt Koehn.  On Jan. 2, 1944, she married RODNEY LEO KOEHN. He survives. Other survivors include: sons, Gary, Troy and Kevin; daughters, El Vera Unruh, Camila Unruh and Regina Stutzman; sisters, Irene Smith and Bernice Toews; 16 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.



KOLLER, Kathryn A.

            b.  unk

            d.  9 Nov 2010 - Naples, Florida

From Sheboygan  Press - November 13, 2010

Kathryn A. "Katie" Doerr (nee Koller), Naples Fla. and Fish Creek Wis.. passed away  on Tuesday, November 9, 2010. Married DANIEL L. DOERR.   Steadfast mother of Jennifer (Joseph) Read of Madison Wis. and James Michael (Heather Paris) Sendecke, Portland Ore.. Proud grandmother of Theron, Stella, Katie, Oliver, Harrison, Ryder and Peyton. Sister of Laurie Scott. Aunt of Christopher (Holly) and P.J. (Michelle) Scott.






KOOGLE, Sally Dineen

            b.  19 Feb  1954 - Great Bend, Kansas

            d.  12 Dec 2010

From Hays Daily News - Monday, December 13, 2010

Sally  ( Dineen) Schmidt, 56, Hays, died Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010.  Born Feb. 19, 1954, in Great Bend to George S. and Arliss A. (Belts) Koogle.  Married ELMER SCHMIDT  on May 19, 1979.  Survivors include her husband, Elmer, of the home; her parents, Hays; and a brother, George S. Koogle Jr., Edmond, Okla.



KRALIK,  Gary  D.

            b.  30 Nov  1956 - Ellsworth, Kansas

            d.  21 Nov 2010 - Ellsworth, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Tuesday, November 23, 2010

ELLSWORTH - Gary D. Kralik, 53, died Nov. 21, 2010.  Born Nov. 30, 1956, in Ellsworth to Raymond G. Sr. and Anita (Dupler) Kralik.   Survivors include: brothers George, Troy and Randy, all of Ellsworth and Marvin, Kanopolis; and several nieces and nephews.



KRAUS, Wilbert

            b.  4 Jun 1922 - Dorrance, Kansas

            d.  21 May  2010 - Wilson, Kansas

From Salina Journal - Sunday, May 23, 2010

WILSON -- Wilbert Kraus, 87, died Friday, May 21, 2010.  Born June 4, 1922, in Dorrance.

 Survivors include his wife, Bernadine, of the home; two sons, Bob and Gary, both of Wilson; two grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.



KRAUSE, Alvin C.

            b.  abt 1924

            d.  5 Aug 2010

From The Star-Herald, Scottsbluff, NE -   August 10 to August 12, 2010

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Alvin C. Krause, 86, passed away Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010.  Survivors include his wife, Elfrieda, of 63 years; daughters, Carol Brees, Kathryn Fiolkoski, Albuquerque, Julie Walker and husband, Bryan of Oklahoma; grandchildren, Shane Fiolkoski, Michael Brees, David Lord, Morgan Zumbrink; and great-grandchildren, JoLynn VanderSys, Cameron Lord, Ravin Zumbrink-Liljegren, Kaylee Lord, Trysten Roland.  Preceding him in death was his daughter, Beverly Zumbrink; and grandson, Jason Fiolkoski.


KRAUSE, Clara V. (Vogt)

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KRAUSE, Marvin William

            b.  7 Jul 1921

            d.  29 Mar 2010

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday, March 31, 2010

MANHATTAN - Marvin William Krause, 88, died March 29, 2010.   Born July 7, 1921. On June 12, 1949, he married MARY LOUCKS. She died April 24, 1982. On June 20, 1992, he married EVELYN KNOPP. Survivors include: Evelyn, Rachel Abbott, Kathryn Winegarner, John, Joe Knopp, Nancy Daniels, Max Knopp, Ted Knopp, Rebecca Miller and Keith Knopp; 19 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.




            b.  19 Apr 1923 - Abilene, Kansas

            d.  17 Feb 2010 - Garden City, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Friday, February 19, 2010

SCOTT CITY - Paul E. Krause, 86, died Feb. 17, 2010, at St. Catherine Hospital, Garden City.  Born on April 19, 1923, in Abilene, to Frederick William and Emma Louise Bebermeyer Krause.   Married MERILYN J. KENNER. She survives. Other survivors include: a son, Rick Krause; two daughters, Starla Krause and Robin Krause; a grandson, Bram Paul Krause, and a brother, Merle Krause. 



KREBS, Dwight F.

            b.  26 Feb 1953

            d.  5 Feb 2010 - Logan County, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Monday, February 8, 2010

SCOTT CITY - Dwight F. Krebs, 56, died Feb. 5, 2010.  Born Feb. 26, 1953, to Floyd Milton and Georgia Corinne Whitham Krebs. Survivors include: daughter, Christianne Barnett; former wife, Cheri Krebs; mother; sisters, Debra Dallas, and Dianne Unruh; and two grandchildren.


 KREHBIEL, Annie L. (Kliewer)

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KREHBIEL, Cora E. (Voran)

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KREHBIEL, Della (Goering)

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            b.  13 Apr 1922 - Kingman, Kansas

            d.  24 Jan 2010 - Rago, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Monday, January 25, 2010

RAGO - Floyd R. Krehbiel, 87, died Jan. 24, 2010.  Born April 13, 1922, in Kingman County, the son of Henry P. and Emma Kaufman Krehbiel.  On Oct. 20, 1946, he married BONNIE LOUISE CHEATUM; she died Nov. 28, 2005. Survivors include: sons, Kenneth, Douglas, Gregory and Randolph; sisters, Velma Funk and Ruby Brewer; 12 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.



KREHBIEL, Jeanne K. (Vogt)

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            b.  16 Jun 1944 - Canadian, Texas

            d.  22 April 2010

From Salina Journal -   Monday, Apr. 26, 2010 

CANADIAN, Texas -- John Krehbiel, 65, passed away Thursday, April 22, 2010.  Born June 16, 1944, in Canadian, to the late Mr. Sam Krehbiel and Mrs. Ester (Schultz) Krehbiel.  Married SUSAN BENZ on May 18, 1988.  Preceded in death by a brother, Steven Krehbiel; a nephew, Matt Krehbiel; and brother-in-law, Sandy Bank.  Survived by his wife, Susan Krehbiel, of Canadian; two brothers, Dell Krehbiel and wife Elise and Jerry Krehbiel, all of Canadian; five sisters, Sammy Flowers and husband Joe, of Gage, Okla., Daisy Bank, of Salina, Kan., Nancy Wheeler and husband John, of Canadian, Carolyn Immel and husband, Rodney, of Amarillo, Texas, Virginia Hext and husband Bill, of Canadian; one stepson, Joe Hayes and wife Tessa, of Canadian; two grandsons, Will and Jake Hayes, both of Canadian; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.



KREHBIEL, Kathleen Ruth

            b.  21 May 1924 - Moundridge, Kansas

            d.  8 Feb 2010 - Moundridge, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday, February 10, 2010

MOUNDRIDGE - Kathleen Ruth Stucky 85, died Feb. 8, 2010, at Moundridge.   Born May 21, 1924, at Moundridge, to Herbert J. and Esther V. Goering Krehbiel.    Survivors include: her two sons, Roger P. Stucky, and Tom Stucky, both of Moundridge; two daughters, Shirley Stucky, San Francisco, California, and Patsy J. Montoya, Wichita; a brother, Herbert J. Krehbiel, Wichita; sister, Lola J. Fensky, Moundridge; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.



KREHBIEL, Mabel M. (Graber)

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            b.  6 Jun 1917 - Halstead, Kansas

            d.  15 Oct 2010 - Hutchinson, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Tuesday, October 19, 2010 -

Robert D. (Rob) Krehbiel, 93, died Oct. 15, 2010, at Hutchinson.    He was born June 6, 1917, at Halstead, to Lucas Peter and zelta Euginia (Burrows) Krehbiel.  On April 4, 1944, Rob married YVONNE (BONNIE) BOSECK. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie, Hutchinson; son, Tom (Diane) Krehbiel, Tempe, Ariz.; daughters, Kathy (Charles) Moll, Hutchinson, Susan (Larry) William, Topeka, and Marti (Jay) Bogart, Spring Hill; a nephew, Pat (Terri) Donahue, Lawrence and five grandchildren.   Preceded in death by a sister Lois Donahue.  Cremation has taken place.



KREUTZER, Marjorie E.

            b.  9 Oct 1929 - Brighton, Colorado

            d.  9 April 2010 - Brighton, Colorado

From Tabor-Rice Funeral Home - April 9, 2010

Marjorie E. Farner  - (October 9, 1929 - April 9, 2010)  - Marjorie E. Farner 80 of Brighton passed away on April 9, 2010.   Born in Brighton on October 9, 1929.   She married JOE P. FARNER on November 25, 1947 in Brighton.  Survived by her sons, Steve (Debbie) of Brighton, Tim (Caroline) of Brighton and daughter Kathy Farner of Brighton. Survived by one sister Darlene Frankhauser of Brighton survivors include 6 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.   Preceded in death by her husband Joe in 1996, both parents and one brother Melvin Kreutzer.



KRUG, Gerald D.

            b.  27 Feb 1942

            d.  27 Sep 2010

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Wednesday, September 29, 2010

GREAT BEND - Gerald D. Krug, 68, died Sept. 27, 2010.   Born Feb. 27, 1942, to Edward and Helen V. Brack Krug.  Married Marlies Putz April 13, 1968. She survives along with his mother; a son, Eric; a sister, Carolyn Lowry and husband Dwayne; a granddaughter, Elizabeth Krug; sister-in-law, Helma Prumm; and many nieces and nephews. 



KRUG, Gerald D.

            b.  27 Feb 1942 - Great Bend, Kansas

            d.  27 Sep 2010 - Larned, Kansas

From Great Bend (Kan) Tribune - Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Gerald D. Krug, 68, of Great Bend, died Sept. 27  (2010) in Larned.   Born Feb. 27, 1942, at Great Bend, the son of Edward and Helen V. (Brack) Krug.   Married MARLIES PUTZ on April 13, 1968.   Survivors include his wife, of the home; mother Helen V. Krug of Great Bend; son Eric L. Krug of Overland Park; a sister, Carolyn Lowry and husband Dwayne of Elizabethton, Tenn.; one granddaughter, Elizabeth Krug, Overland Park; sister-in-law Helma Prümm and husband Hubert; nieces and nephews Vera Prümm and husband Ronald and their daughter Elizabeth, Jörg Prümm, Axel Prümm, Kevin Lowry, Kregg Lowry and wife Amy, and Kayla Wright and husband Joseph and their son Mason.



KRUG, Leafa M. (Nuss)

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KUEHN, Robert A., Jr.

            b.  Unknown

            d.  Jul 2010

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Thursday, July 22, 2010

HUTCHINSON - Services for Robert A. Kuehn Jr. will be held 10 a.m. Friday, July 23, 2010, at South Hutchinson Christian Church.   Inurnment will be 2 p.m. Friday, July 30, 2010, in Winfield Veteran's Cemetery, Winfield.



KUFELDT, Eleanore Trupp (Nuss)

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KUFELDT,  Lydia Weimer (Gantz)

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KUKHN, Loetta

            b.  5 Sep 1919 - Munjor, Kansas

            d.  22 Feb  2010 - Hays, Kansas

From Hays Daily News - Monday, February 22, 2010

Loretta Pfannenstiel, 90, Hays, died Monday, Feb. 22, 2010.    Born Sept. 5, 1919, in Munjor to Fred and Katherine (Befort) Kuhn.   Married EDMUND "EDDIE" PFANNENSTIEL on Jan. 8, 1940.  He preceded her in death March 4, 1990.  Survivors include three sons, Terry Pfannenstiel and wife, Marie, Manhattan, Larry Pfannenstiel and wife, Jennifer, La Crosse, and Gary Pfannenstiel, Midland, Texas; three daughters, Pat Windholz and husband, Oren, Hays, Shirley Ruder and husband, Jim, WaKeeney, and Linda Zachman and husband, Ron, Dodge City; a sister, Sister Martina Kuhn, Hays; 12 grandsons; a granddaughter; eight great-granddaughters; and a great-grandson.  Preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Freddy Kuhn; and three sisters, Henrietta Wasinger, Adeline Dreher and Bertha Dodd.



KUNSTMAN, Angie Marie

            b.  20 Apr  1977 - Neenah

            d.  15 Nov 2010

From Sheboygan Press - November  2010

Angie Marie Kunstman Stelzer, age 33, of Hilbert, died November 15, 2010, at the Cherry Meadows Hospice Home. Born April 20, 1977, in Neenah, daughter of James & Laurie (Falkner) Kunstman.  Survived by her parents: James and Laurie; her children: Brandon and Austin; her paternal grandmother: Margie Kunstman; her maternal grandparents: Dale and Sharon Tiglas; her two brothers: Brian Kunstman (Jeannine), Kevin Kunstman (Leah); a sister: Kerri Kunstman (Mike); her boyfriend: Ryan Sippel; her special aunt and uncle: Barbara Stapleton, and Scott Falkner (Lisa); a niece and nephew: Madison and Peyton; cousins: Paul Falkner (Krystal) and their son, Dominic, and Lindsey (Nick) Stehofsky and their son, Anthony. She is further survived by aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends, especially Kylie Stapleton, and Jenny and Nicole. Preceded in death by her son: Gavin; her paternal grandfather: James Kunstman, Sr.; and her great grandmother: Leone Ably.




            b.  15 May 1932 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

            d.  24 Dec 2010 - Mitchell, Nebraska

From The Star-Herald, Scottsbluff, Neb -  December 21 to December 23, 2010
MITCHELL - Norman E. "Oukie" Kuxhausen, 78, died Friday, Dec. 24, 2010.  Born May 15, 1932, at Scottsbluff to Fred and Elsie (Leonhardt) Kuxhausen.   Married MARY SAYRE on Feb. 17, 1952.  Survivors include his wife, Mary Kuxhausen; daughters, Debbie (Rick) Erdman of Scottsbluff and Susan (Randy) West of Mitchell; son, Norman Kuxhausen Jr. of Mesa, Ariz.; seven grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Preceding him in death were his parents, Fred and Elsie Kuxhausen; his one and only sister and brother-in-law, Norma and Rhinny Drumheller.