RICHARD J. COLLINS SR.


 Richard J. Collins Sr., age 81 of Concordia and formerly of Meeker, Colo., died Oct. 16, 2013, at his home in Concordia. He was born in rural Cloud County on Oct. 26, 1931, the son of James R. Collins and Bertha M. (Ruud) Collins. Richard served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. On Oct. 9, 1965, he married Mary Anne Desilet.
 Survivors: wife of 48 years: Mary Anne Collins of the home, Concordia; three sons: R.J. Collins of Concordia, Kan., Clinton Collins and wife Desi of Tacoma, Wash., and Justin Collins of Meeker, Colo.; two daughters, Cathy Collins of Meeker, Colo., and Candy Collins of Rangely, Colo.; two brothers, Ted Collins and wife Nancy of Concordia, Kan., and Norman Collins and wife Wanda of Scottsdale, Ariz.; two sisters, Mary Johnson of Salina, Kan., and Elaine Collins of Highlands Ranch, Colo.; seven grandchildren: Casey, Drew, Tony, Austin, Bella, Kynzie and Finn.
 He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother-in-law and one niece.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at 4 p.m. at Nutter Mortuary Chapel. Visitation will be Friday, 1-8 p.m., with the family receiving friends from 5-7 p.m.
 Memorial contributions may be made to Meadowlark Hospice or V.A. Home Based Health Care.
 Nutter Mortuary, 116 E. 6th St., Concordia, Kan., is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to nuttermortuary@yahoo.com.

OBITUARIES

RICHARD ALLEN EVERETT

thumb

 RICHARD ALLEN EVERETT  Richard Allen Everett, 69, former Jr. High and High School Science teacher in Concordia, Kan., died Sat., April 19, 2014. Visitation with the family will be from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Thurs., April 24, 2014. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Both... [More]

LUCILLE MINNIE DETRIXHE

 LUCILLE MINNIE DETRIXHE  Lucille Minnie Detrixhe, age 91, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Park Villa Nursing Home, Clyde, Kan. She was born March 15, 1923, to Ben and Minnie Benson at the family's farm home in the Gottland neighborhood northeast of Concordia.... [More]

LUELLA M. LLOYD

 LUELLA M. LLOYD  Luella Garlow Lloyd passed away peacefully at age 95 on April 17, 2014, at the Olathe Medical Center. The Memorial service will be at 6:30 p.m., Monday, April 21, 2014, at College Church of the Nazarene, Olathe, Kan. A family and friends visitation... [More]

More Obituaries

NEWS

Courthouse 4-24-14

District Court CIVIL Denied The request of Bryan Douglas Sprung, Hutchinson Prison, for an appointed attorney was denied and his motion for relief pursuant to K.S.A. 6-1507 was denied. Settled: American Express Centurion Bank received a judgment of $3,517.88 and costs from Carroll... [More]

For the record 4-24-14

Police Dept. Report Accident—Officers investigated an Accident at 8:10 p.m., April 23, in the 300 block of West 16th involving a vehicle driven by Thomas Pudge, Delphos, and a vehicle owned by David Redmond, Concordia. Arrest—Officers arrested Amber Wogomon, 23, Concordia,... [More]

For the record 4-23-14

Police Dept. Report Damage to property—Darci J. Elliott, Concordia, reported Damage to Property at 7:35 a.m., April 22. Damage occurred sometime in the last 48 hours in the 400 block of West 16th St. Fire Dept./EMS Report At 9:12 p.m., Tuesday, Medic-5 responded to the... [More]

More News

SPORTS

Alexander signs with Eckerd College

Cloud County Community College sophomore Jordyn Alexander has signed to play basketball at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fla. Alexander led Cloud County in scoring (16.4) and rebounding (7.9) this past season. She shot a team best 54.7 percent from the field and 41.2 percent... [More]

Trobee leads T-Birds to rout of Brown Mackie

SALINA – Kylie Trobee scored three runs and drove in four in the Cloud County Community College softball team's 18-0 win over Brown Mackie here yesterday. The win completed a doubleheader sweep; the T-Birds won game one 13-0. Cloud County got started early in the finale... [More]

More Sports

Buy Photos