Della Fern Ranker, 93, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2023, in Salina, Kan. She was born Nov. 29, 1929, in Ellsworth County, Kan., to William Wachs Sr. and Minnie (Haase) Wachs. Della was a graduate of Ellsworth High School.
Karl “Buck” Ploutz, 76, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2023, in Ellsworth, Kan. He was born Sept. 6, 1946, in Ellsworth to Carl and Alice (Bray) Ploutz. Karl served in the United States Air Force with tours in Vietnam.