Jerome L. Wertz, 84, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, passed away October 26, 2021.
Jerome was born on December 2, 1936 in Sharon Springs, Kansas to Vernon and Margaret Wertz.
There are no services at this time.
Cremation has taken place under the care of Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home.
Lenetta Joye (David) Lock, 97, of Onaga, Kansas quietly made the journey to her heavenly home on Sunday, May 28, 2023 at the Good Shephard Hospice House in Manhattan, Kansas. Lenetta (Nettie) was born October 23, 1925 to Walter and Loedisa (Teichmer) David in Wallace, Kansas.... [More]
Gary Wayne Allaman was born September 6, 1967, in Goodland, Kansas to John (Jack) and Mary Allaman. Gary passed away at Scott County Hospital on May 17, 2023. Gary was raised in Wallace County with his older brother Larry and younger brother Brian. The boys were raised by loving... [More]
Bernice Georgine (Dechant) David, 92, of Sharon Springs, Kansas, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 8, 2023 at the Wallace County Community Care Center in Sharon Springs, Kansas. Bernice was born July 19, 1930, to Joseph and Paulina (Leikam) Dechant in Hays, Kansas. She... [More]
Shirley Lynn (Winbourn) Renner, age 72, died April 26, 2023 at Memorial Central Hospital, Colorado Springs CO. Shirley was born February 5, 1951 at Cortez, Colorado the third child of Len and Dora Winbourn. Shirley grew up with her brothers Bud, Ted, and Chip helping their... [More]
Longtime Sharon Springs, KS resident, Maynard Lester Giersdorf, 88, passed away Saturday, April 8th, 2023 at Greeley County Long Term Care in Tribune, KS. He was born on October 15, 1934 in Spalding, NE to Lester and Lilly (Buhlman) Giersdorf. He grew up in Grand Island, NE where... [More]
Berna June (Cox) Scott, 92, of Wallace, Kansas, passed away on April 1, 2023, at the Wallace County Community Care Center in Sharon Springs, Kansas. Berna was born May 31, 1930, on the family farm southeast of Sharon Springs in Wallace County, Kansas, the daughter of Harvey and... [More]
Joseph Gerald "Jerry" Glenn passed on from this life into eternal life with the Lord on March 29, 2023. Jerry was born in Goodland, Kansas on January 24, 1934, to the late Marie Morin and Joseph Thomas Glenn. He was the youngest, having an older sister, Jean, where they lived... [More]
On October 4th, 1943, God sent a special soul to the small town of Miltonvale, Kansas To Glenn William and Verla Elsie Lockard Weber, whom they named Vivian Joyce. Her big sister Merna Eilene welcomed her with open arms, thus beginning a childhood of mischievous adventures. The... [More]
On May 26th – 27th, Wallace County High School sent thirteen state qualifiers to compete in the State Track meet held at Wichita State University’s Cessna Stadium. Wildcats representing Wallace County High School: Ja’Asia Stafford, Jersi Benisch, Evan... [More]
Cade Johnson, Wallace County High School, has been selected to play on the Division II West Squad. He is the son of Ole and Jessica Johnson and is a 2023 graduate. His future plans are construction. Football statistics, honors and accomplishments include: 1st Team All-State -... [More]
Dane G Hansen Foundation Community Grant Fund and Wallace County Foundation have again awarded the Wallace County Fair Board funds to help with the Wallace County Fair. The first one was for $5859.00 for Fairgrounds Improvement. The Fair board will replace the old bus with a... [More]
PLEASE CALL THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE AT 785-852-4288 IF YOU PLAN TO DO ANY BURNING 9 Vins / 19 Civil Process / 23 Court Cases / 10 911 Hang-ups – Friendly Reminder - if you give your child an older phone just for them to “play” on, 911 is still active. Traffic... [More]
Within days of ticket sales opening, Erin Wright announced that the Chad Prather event had sold out. The four-month wait for Prather to perch himself upon a barstool to entertain ticketholders, almost ended in disappointment. Fog kept Prather’s flight to Denver from taking... [More]
Good Luck at State!
Goodland, KS. Northwest Kansas Technical College has announced the names of full-time students who earned spots on the President’s and Dean’s honor lists for the 2023 spring semester. Students on the President’s Honor List earned a perfect 4.0 grade point average... [More]
Coffee grounds make an excellent addition to the compost heap. If the filters are made of natural, biodegradable material, they can be included too. The largest benefit of coffee grounds is their high nitrogen content. Many people use chicken or other manure as a nitrogen... [More]
Another great memory has been made at the Fort Wallace Museum at our 2023 Symposium and Captain Keogh's Emerald Banquet! Pictured is our 2023 Featured Artist Good Warrior Deer and his family from Kingfisher, OK! Thanks to the Wallace County Foundation and the Dane G. Hansen Foundation... [More]
Our 2023 Symposium and Fundraising Banquet is close at hand and it is shaping up to be an exciting day at the Fort Wallace Museum! Our full slate of activities begins on Saturday, March 18th at 9:00 am MT with our history presentations on this year’s theme “Native... [More]
Our official artwork for 2023 is "The Contrary Warrior’ by 20-year-old Mah'Hivists Deer (Good Warrior Deer) of Kingfisher, Oklahoma. His ancestors include Northern and Southern Cheyenne, Arapaho, Kiowa, Sauk and Fox and Iowa Tribes. This dynamic picture is being featured... [More]
We will be holding a watch party for the season-opening episode of “Cottonwood Connections” on Smoky Hills Public TV this Sunday, Feb. 5 at 5 pm MST. This thirty-minute film features the history of Fort Wallace, as well as the efforts of the Fort Wallace Museum to... [More]
Cottonwood Connections is a new video series on Smoky Hills Public Television being produced through the Friends of the Cottonwood Ranch with film director Ed Lowry. An initial season included host/historian Don Rowlison who explored such subjects as Legacy of the Cottonwood... [More]
You are invited to join us at the Fort Wallace Museum this coming Sunday, December 4 at 5 pm for our annual “Candlelight Christmas!” The 1888 Bethany Lutheran Church is the location for a traditional Swedish Lutheran Carol service, with special music. Afterward, attendees... [More]
The Fort Wallace Museum is pleased to announce another venture, this time into the publication of a children’s book “A Dragon’s Tale” by Marla Matkin. This whimsical piece of historical fiction features a little boy named Elliot who loves to imagine himself... [More]
The Fort Wallace Museum recently gained another marvelous piece of history by way of our good friend Lt. Col (ret) Dennis “DK” Clark of Lansing, KS. This esteemed military strategist and historian is the namesake of our historic lecture series as well as sponsor of... [More]
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