Roger Allen Daines, 68, was born on November 24, 1949 and passed away Sunday, May 20, 2018. Roger was a resident of Hutchinson, Kansas at the time of passing. Roger graduated from Hutchinson High School in 1968, and then joined the United States Navy, serving for four years. He worked for various companies, retiring as a truck driver. A lifetime resident of Hutchinson, Roger never knew a stranger. He enjoyed the outdoors: hunting, fishing, yard work (especially flowers, and woodworking. On December 7, 2000, he married Teresa (Turner) Walters. They enjoyed almost 18 years of marriage. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service May 30, 2918, at Elliott Chapel, Hutchinson, KS. The United States Navy Honor Guard will conduct military honors. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cancer Council of Reno County.
David Frank Danks, 65, of Bentonville, Ark, left this life for a much better one at Willard Walker Hospice in Fayetteville, Ark. on Sunday, April 17, 2016, after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer's. He was born on June 16, 1950, in Greenville, Kentucky, to the late Betty Jean and David Danks. Dave grew up in Hutchinson, Kansas and graduated from Hutchinson High School in 1968. After serving two years in the U.S. Navy, Dave returned to Hutchinson where he worked at Jackson's Ice Cream until he retired in 1998. He married Becky Haisty Paneitz in 1998 in Las Vegas, Nevada, and they started their life together in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he embarked upon his new career in golf course maintenance. In August 2003, Dave and Becky moved to northwest Arkansas where he lived until his death. His parents and his grandparents preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife, Becky Paneitz-Danks; two sons, Dustin, of Hutchinson and Dannon, of McPherson, Kan.; three sisters; Pat Buxton (Gene) and Dee Drozkowski (Frank) of Hutchinson, Kan. and Collette Miller (Butch) of Wichita, Kan.; and one brother, Rick Danks, of Muleto, Wash. Memorial services, April 20, 2016 in the chapel in the Bild Training Center at Fellowship Bible Church in Rogers, Arkansas.
Mary Ellen (Day) Sloan, 32, died September 21, 1983 from Leukemia at M.D. Anderson Hospital, Houston, Texas, after a long illness. Mary was born Oct. 8, 1950, in Salina. She married Jim Sloan June 1, 1968, in Hutchinson and he died July 28, 2018 in Willow Springs, MO. She was a designer at Hutchinson Floral and had lived in Hutchinson for most of her life. She was a member of Bible Baptist Church and Salt City Four Wheelers. Survivors: son, Matthew; mother, Betty Hinds, Hutchinson; sister, Marie Henson, Hutchinson. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Johnson and Sons Memorial Chapel. Burial at Lerado Cemetery. Memorials to the Mary Ellen Sloan Memorial, in care of First National Bank.
Debra Ann Dennis, 64, passed away August 4, 2015 in San Jose, California from a pulmonary embolism. She was born Nov 13, 1950. Debra Ann Dennis "Knawrley" "Daisy", had a smile, personality and laugh that was infectious. She brought with her joy and presence that touched everyone she met. She loved spending time with her forever soulmate Tonna, family, friends and her pets, who for Debbie were all one and the same. Those who knew Debbie loved her and were loved in return. She lived each day seemingly carefree without worry. She will be missed everyday by all..
Larry E. Dodge, 64, died Feb. 14, 2015 at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center. He was born May 16, 1950, the son of Leroy Eugene and Melva Cooper Dodge. He was a graduate of Hutchinson High School, class of 1968, and had received his Bachelor of Theology from Baptist Bible College and Bachelor of Music Education from Oklahoma Baptist University. He was a music teacher for Hutchinson Schools and retired from Holy Cross Catholic School in May of 2012. Since retirement he has substituted for various schools. He was a very active member of Westside Baptist Church. He loved to sing and was known for his singing voice. On August 12, 1972 he married Phyllis Hall in Hutchinson. She survives. Funeral services conducted at Westside Baptist Church, Hutchinson. Burial followed at Penwell-Gabel Cemetery and Mausoleum, Hutchinson.