Obituaries

Donald Reeves

Donald Eugene Reeves, 84, of Richmond, KS, passed away on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. He was born on Aug. 11, 1934, in Bucklin, KS, the son of Emery and Elsie (Caldwell) Reeves. He grew up in El Dorado Springs, graduating from El Dorado Springs High School. Don enlisted in the U.S. Navy because they did

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Gray W. Clark

Gray Watson Clark, 77, of rural Schell City, passed away Dec. 5, 2018. Services were held Monday, Dec. 10, at the Church of Israel in Schell City.  Interment followed in the Hilltop Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at www.blandhackleman.com.

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Beverly Alene Mogan

Beverly Alene Mogan, 76, El Dorado Springs, passed away at her home on Saturday morning, Dec. 8, 2018. Beverly was born Feb. 4, 1942, in Cedar County, the daughter of Fred and Velma (Reeder) Blystone. She attended school and as a young woman helped her parents on the family farm. Beverly married Richard “Dick” Mogan

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Lacel Ewing Bland

Lacel Ewing Bland, 84, passed away peacefully on Nov. 14, 2018. Lacel, the first son of Ewing and Lena Bland, was born Feb. 6, 1934, in Cedar County and grew up on a working farm in Black Jack. After graduating El Dorado Springs High School in May 1951, he joined the Bureau of Land Management

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John Joseph Desmond

John Joseph Desmond, 93, was born Feb 2, 1925, in San Francisco, CA, to Edward and Elizabeth (McHugh) Desmond. He passed away at his home in El Dorado Springs on Nov. 25, 2018. On May 30, 1953, he was united in marriage to Charlotte E. Kohlman. They moved to El Dorado Springs in 1987 and

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Dennis Lee Henry

Dennis Lee Henry, 64, of El Dorado Springs, passed away on Oct. 24, 2018, at his home after a battle with cancer. Dennis was born on Aug. 16, 1954, in Nevada to Robert Lee Henry and Vinnie (Stebbins) Lankford. He graduated from El Dorado Springs High School then served in the U.S. Navy from 1972

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Diane M. Rutledge

Diane M. Rutledge, 70, was born on May 11, 1948, in Omaha, NE, to Arnold and Rita (Sharples) Reudi. She passed away at her home in El Dorado Springs on Nov. 25, 2018. On Sept. 20, 1995, Diane married Gary Rutledge in Laurie, MO. They made their home in El Dorado Springs the last four

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Janie P. Hackleman

Janie P. Hackleman, 82, of El Dorado Springs, passed away on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. Janie was born Oct. 8, 1936, in St. Clair County, the daughter of Clell and Bina Lee Reed. Janie was a graduate of El Dorado Springs High School. Janie married Clarence (Hack) Hackleman on Dec. 4, 1954, in Tiffin. They

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Billy E. Nading Jr.

Billy E. Nading Jr., 71, passed away Nov. 24, 2018, surrounded by family at KU Medical Center after a short illness. Bill is survived by his wife of 51 years, Georgia Nading; two children and their wives, Steven and Carey Nading and Chad and Jennifer Nading; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and his brother, Nick Nading.

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Bill Scott Bishop

Bill Scott Bishop, 70, departed this life on Nov. 15, 2018, surrounded by his wife and family. He was born on Feb. 5, 1948, to Paul and Helen (Fortney) Bishop. He graduated from El Dorado Springs High School in 1966 and graduated with a B.A. in Business from Abilene  (TX) Christian. Bill married the love

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