August 2017

James Paul Hess

November 29, 1927 ~ August 27, 2017

James Paul Hess, of Caldwell, Kansas, passed away on August 27, 2017 at the age of 89.  Paul was the seventh child born to James George and Leona Hess on November 29, 1927 in rural Corbin, Kansas.  Paul attended a one-room schoolhouse down the road from his family farm and attended Caldwell High School.  Paul would tell about how his father came and picked up the children from the schoolhouse one day during the dust bowl.   Paul married his high school sweetheart, Carol Hoyt, on February 2, 1951.   

Gene Davies

May 9, 1953 ~ August 19, 2017

 Gene R. Davies, 64, passed away August 19, 2017.  He was loved and will be greatly missed.  He was born the May 9, 1953 at Joplin, Missouri; the son of Henry Reece and Mary Louise (Dahms) Davies.

Gene is survived by his wife Cynthia (Cindy) of 37 years; daughter Kristina (Tina) and  husband Adam Stadler;  grandchildren, Chaley and Peyton all of Topeka; brother Marion (Maxine) Davies of Webb City, MO and many more family members.