Lifestyle

Wed
28
Nov

Alectra 'Ali' Taylor Rose Laymon

Alectra 'Ali' Taylor Rose Laymon

Nik and Alissa Laymon of Lyons would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Alectra "Ali" Taylor Rose,

Ali was born Oct. 21, 2018, at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center in Hutchinson. She weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Daren and Ginger Webb of rural Kanopolis, and Amy Webb of Parker, Colo.

Maternal great-grandparents are Phil and Joyce Webb of Ellsworth, and Lucky and Kerry Martin of Parker, Colo.

Paternal grandparents are Ryan and Barbie Laymon of Lyons.

Paternal great-grandparents are Jody Laymon of Hutchinson and the late Don and Alpha Taylor, who lived at Hutchinson.

Wed
28
Nov

Abel Joseph Ranker

Abel Joseph Ranker

Births

Joe and Katie Ranker of Ellsworth are proud to announce the birth of their son, Abel Joseph Ranker.

Abel was born Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2018, at Salina. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 21 inches long.

Abel was welcomed home by siblings, Henri and John Ranker.

Maternal grandparents are Shamarie and Chris Farthing of Ellsworth and Chris Denney of Great Bend.

Paternal grandparent is Randy and Marie Ranker, Ellsworth.

Maternal great-grandparents are Delores Farthing, Hays, Ron and Karen Moos of Marquette, Sue Denney, Great Bend and Margaret Pierson of Kanopolis.

Paternal great-grandparent is Rosalie Ranker, Ellsworth.

Wed
28
Nov

Bill Weber celebrating 90th birthday

Birthday

Bill Weber, Holyrood, will celebrate his 90th birthday Dec. 5. He was born Dec. 5, 1928 in Springfield, Mo. and taught music at Ellsworth Elementary School for 23 years.

Bill married Lois Eggers May 28, 1952, in Holyrood. They have two sons, David and wife, Debbie, who lives on the family farm, and Tim and wife, Connie, Bushton. They have six grandchildren and eight greatgrandchildren.

Birthday greetings may be sent to PO Box 179, Holyrood, Kan. 67450.

Tue
20
Nov

H.E. 'Gene' Brownback to celebrate 90th birthday

Birthday

H.E. 'Gene' Brownback of Ellsworth will celebrate his 90th birthday Nov. 22. Gene was born Nov. 22, 1928 in Linn County, Kan. to J.L. and Sylvia Brownback. Gene retired as a conductor from the Union Pacific Railroad after a long and enjoyable career. He is a Navy veteran, member of the Baptist Church, the American Legion, Elks and the Masonic Lodges. He plans to celebrate with his wife, Ellen, of 67 years at a family dinner hosted by son and daughter-in-law, Dave and Cheryl Brownback. Others attending are son, Steve and Patti Brownback, Overland Park; grandsons, Jeff (Susie) Brownback, Wichita, Doug (Michelle) Brownback, Pierre, S.D., Thomas (Kate) Brownback, Washington D.C.; granddaughter, Sara (Neil) Wortman, Dallas; great-grandchildren, Lucas and Nathan Wortman, J.P. and Luke, Olivia and Everly and Owen Brownback; sister, Kathy Kinder, Kansas City, Mo.; Lynn, Darlene and Nick Wobker, Osawatomie.

Wed
14
Nov

Birthday

Surprise Please! Rene Pennington’s 80th Birthday

November 18th 2 - 4 pm

Come and go cake and punch at Ellsworth Golf Course

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Wed
14
Nov

Anniversary

Bob and Rose Small to celebrate 65th wedding anniversary

Bob and Rose Small will celebrate 65 years of marriage Nov. 15.

Bob and the former Rose Doubrava were united in marriage Nov. 15, 1953 in the Smoky Hill Air Force Base Chapel where Bob was stationed with the 40th Air Refueling Squadron in Salina, Kan.

Thu
08
Nov

Charlett Bruce celebrating 80th birthday

Birthday

Charlett Bruce will celebrate her 80th birthday with a come and go reception from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Methodist Education Building in Wilson.

Charlett was born Nov. 7, 1938. The reception is hosted by her three sons, Alan (Terri) Weinhold, Kenny Weinhold and Travis (Tonya) Weinhold and their families.

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Wed
31
Oct

Kelsie Lynn Volavka

Birth

Sabrina and Kevin Volavka, Argonia, Kan., are pleased to announce the birth Sept. 7, 2018 of their daughter, Kelsie Lynn Volavka in Wichita, Kan.

Kelsie weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19 inches long.

Kelsie was welcomed home by sisters, Savannah, Daisy and Kodi, and brother, Bohdan.

Maternal grandparents are Brent and Christina Dolley of Argonia.

Paternal grandparents are Mike and Debbie Volavka of Caldwell, Kan.

Maternal great-grandparents are Evan and Lynda Burkett, Ronald and Dixie Hampton, John and Shirley Martinez, and Mitchell Dolley.

Paternal great-grandparents are Joe and BarBara Wright and Judy Siemsen of Holyrood.

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Wed
31
Oct

Homolkas celebrating 50 years with a reception

Anniversary

James and Marilyn Homolka of Ellsworth, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Ellsworth Golf Course, 900 E. Second St., Ellsworth.

James and Marilyn (Lank) were married Nov. 9, 1968 in the Immanual Lutheran Church in Ellsworth. James served his country for four years in the U.S. Navy from 1962-1966.

The Homolkas have a son, Ryan and his wife, Michelle. James and Marilyn especially enjoy their grandchildren, Sumner and Sophia.

James retired from CAV Aerospace in Salina and Marilyn retired from the Citizens State Bank and Trust Co. after 43 years of banking. They manage Homolka Grain & Supply in Ellsworth.

Cards of congratulations may be mailed to 1035 16th Rd., Ellsworth, Kan. 67439.

Wed
24
Oct

Hannah Marie Lock

Birth

Alex and Kayla Lock of rural Wetmore, would like to announce the birth Sept. 23, 2018 of their daughter, Hannah Marie, at Community Health Care System in Onaga, Kan. Hannah weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long. She is welcomed home by big brother, Aaron. Maternal grandparents are Jim and Mary Renyer of Sabetha. Maternal great-grandparents are Vernon and Phyllis Dolezal of Kanopolis, and George and Cleta Renyer of Seneca. Paternal grandfather is Tom Lock of Bern. Paternal great-grandmother is Kathleen Lock of Sabetha.

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