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Recent Obituaries

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Mark Evans Nicholson
November 16, 1951 - June 18, 2017
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 25, 2017, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. A graveside service with full military honors will begin at 9 a.m. Monday, at Leavenworth National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made at Armed Forces Bank in Mark’s name to promote bicycling for youth in cooperation with Santa Fe Trails Bicycle Shop.

Elizabeth "Betty" Sawall
March 10, 1938 - June 19, 2017
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 23, 2017, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. A funeral service will begin at noon Saturday, at the funeral home. Cremation will follow the services.

Bill J. Stewart
November 13, 1949 - June 8, 2017
He will be cremated and a celebration of life service will be at a later date.

Barbara Thomas
October 19, 1934 - June 15, 2017
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 18, 2017, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Special Needs Advocacy Partnership in Leavenworth (SNAP).

Ellen Dougherty
October 22, 1937 - June 8, 2017
The Celebration of Life will be 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, June 15, 2017 at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. Burial will be 12:30 p.m. Friday, at Leavenworth National Cemetery. All are welcome to come and fellowship. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that you make a contribution to the Brig. Gen. Alonzo and Ellen Dougherty Scholarship Fund (c/o Citizens Savings & Loan Association, P.O. Box 489, Leavenworth, KS 66048)