James Joseph ‘Jim’ Bezemek, 94, died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019 in Ellsworth. He was born April 22, 1925, on his grandfather’s family farm homestead in Ellsworth County, Kan. to Joseph and Agnes (Benes) Bezemek.
Roger Dean Bender, 75 of Sunrise Beach, Mo., formerly of Wichita, Kan., passed away peacefully Nov. 25, 2019. He was born Nov. 16, 1944 in Fort Benning, Ga., the son of Gordon and Anne (Kootz) Bender and grew up in Ellsworth, Kan.
Randy Lee Schmidt, 67, of Wilson, Kan. passed away on Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 at Ellsworth County Medical Center, as the result of his long fight and battle with cancer for 19 years. Randy was born in Ellsworth, Kan.