WANDA RAE (STRAIT) COTE

 WANDA RAE (STRAIT) COTE
 Wanda Rae (Strait) Cote, 76 years of age, of Concordia, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at Cloud County Health Center in Concordia. She was born on June 13, 1937, to George and Georgia Strait. Wanda attended Garden City High School. She married Francis Cote on March 18, 1957, in New Mexico. Wanda worked many years as a CNA at Republic County Hospital, Cloud County Health Center, and Mount Joseph Senior Village. She had a strong passion for bowling and soap operas. Wanda was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.
 Wanda is survived by two daughters, Judy Richey and husband Don of Derby, Cindy Cote and significant other Larry Abram of Wichita; son, Rickie Cote and wife Lisa of Wichita; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Bobby Strait and wife Lois of Greensboro, N.C.; sister-in-law, Virginia Seim and husband Wayne of Concordia; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Francis on April 17, 2010; and sister, Rita Brungardt.
 Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at the Mount Joseph Senior Village Chapel in Concordia with the Rev. Brian Lager officiating. Interment will be in the St. Concordia Cemetery in Concordia. Visitation will be held from noon-9 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 9, 2013, with a Vigil Service at 6 p.m., in the Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home in Concordia. Memorials are suggested to the Mount Joseph Senior Village in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be left online at www.chaputbuoy.com. Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home in Concordia is in charge of arrangements.

OBITUARIES

KEVIN W. THOMAN

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 KEVIN W. THOMAN  Kevin W. Thoman, 46 years of age, of Topeka, formerly of Concordia, passed away unexpectedly at home in his sleep Sunday, July 20, 2014. He was born on Oct. 5, 1967 in Concordia to Boyd and Linda (Mossburgh) Thoman. Kevin graduated from Concordia High... [More]

LORETTA HOOD LOWELL

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JACQUELLYN "JACKIE" NAULT

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CNB avenges lone loss, wins East Regional

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