Opal Irene Simmons, 97, of Eureka, died on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at the Greenwood County Hospital in Eureka
Donna LaVerne (Sims) Brown, 89, of Winfield, KS, died January 3, 2021. Donna was born on January 5, 1931 to Carrie Leona Anderson Sims and Ward Peter Sims in Minneola, Kansas. Donna was a “girly” girl who loved wearing pretty dresses, many made from flour sacks that were designed with flowers or cute patterns. She loved music which included playing the piano and then the trombone later on, spending time with her best friends Nannette Pitman and Betty Lou Sandidge, listening to her mother read stories in the evening, and teasing her older brothers.
Theodore C. “Ted” Bernard, 95, of Topeka, died Thursday, December 24, 2020, at Brewster Place.
Gordon Colliss Wassell, Jr., informally known as “Skip” to most, was born in Halstead, Kansas on July 30, 1934, to Jane (Shumway) Wassell, later “Jane Dennis,” and Gordon Colliss Wassell, Sr.
Carolyn Jayne Keleher, formerly of Mountain Home, Texas, died Tuesday, December 15, 2020, at Eureka Nursing Center in Eureka, Kansas, at the age of 87.