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Deaths - November 17, 2014

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Alan Roger Kimball
Alan Roger Kimball, 56, of Medicine Lodge, KS died Thursday, November 13, 2014 at Harry Hynes Hospice, Wichita, KS.
He was born on September 4, 1958 in Medicine Lodge, KS, the son of Leslie C. Kimball and Josephine (Bennett) Kimball. On March 2, 1985 he married Anita (Collins) Kimball in Sun City, KS. She survives.
Alan was a Maintenance Coordinator at Arrowhead West in Medicine Lodge, KS. He also worked on the family farm and was a Reserve Officer for the Medicine Lodge Police Department.
Surviving in addition to his wife Anita, are two daughters, Tayla Kimball of Augusta, GA and Emily Kimball of Hutchinson, KS; two brothers, William Kimball of Valley Falls, KS and Harry (Lorraine) Kimball of Shawnee, KS.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held on Monday, November 17, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Larrison Funeral Home, 120 E. Lincoln, Medicine Lodge, KS 67104 with Pastor Tom Walters officiating. Friends may sign the register book on Monday from 8:00 a.m. until service time.
Memorials may be made to the Harry Hynes Hospice in care of the funeral home.
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Frank McCarthy
Frank McCarthy, 64, died November 11, 2014 at his residence in Medicine Lodge, Kansas.
He was born October 18, 1950 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, the son of John J. McCarthy, Sr. and Beatrice (Walter) McCarthy.
On June 7, 1985 he married Suzan Frey at Kiowa, Kansas. She survives.
He was a mill worker at the National Gypsum Plant in Medicine Lodge, Kansas and a U.S. Navy veteran.
Frank was a Cub Scout leader in Medicine Lodge, KS and the leader of the Royal Rangers in Pratt, Kansas. He also coached girls’ softball for many years in Medicine Lodge, Kansas.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a step-son, Christopher Parker of Cherokee, Oklahoma; a step-daughter, Catherann (Mike) Vest of Cherokee, Oklahoma; 2 brothers, John J. McCarthy, Jr of Texas and Joseph J. McCarthy of New York: 3 sisters, Carol Ann Lareau of New York, Kathleen (Bob) Conway of Wichita, Kansas, Mary (Kenny) Davis of Medicine Lodge, Kansas; 4 grandchildren, George Frey of Medicine Lodge, Kansas, Dalton Parker of Cherokee, Oklahoma, Jazmine Vest of Cherokee, Oklahoma, and Robert Parker of Glendale, Arizona; and many nieces and nephews.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Hope Dementia and Alzheimer’s Services in care of Larrison Funeral Home, 120 E. Lincoln, Medicine Lodge, KS 67104.
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Betty J. (Nurse) DeMint
Betty J. (Nurse) DeMint, 93, died November 13, 2014, at Hospice House, Hutchinson. She was born August 2, 1921, near Medicine Lodge, the daughter of Walter S. and Ethel (Hunt) Nurse. She was a resident of Medicine Lodge, Hazelton, Hutchinson, moved to Norwich in 2004 and back to Mennonite Friendship Communities in South Hutchinson in 2013. She worked at the ASC office in Medicine Lodge, was a financial secretary at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home and Trinity United Methodist Church and was also a bookkeeper for DeMint Appliance Service, Inc.
Cremation has taken place.
Memorial service will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 18, 2014, at Norwich United Methodist Church, 623 E. Burns, Norwich, with Reverends Bernard McFarthing, Cathy Holly, and Jim Rhaesa officiating. Family burial will take place in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hazelton, Kansas. Friends may sign the book 9-9 Sunday and Monday at Elliott Mortuary. Memorials may be made to Norwich United Methodist Church, Norwich EMS, or Trinity United Methodist Church, in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, Ks 67501.








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