October 2018

Reba Janzen

April 11, 1934 ~ August 4, 2018

Reba Ann Prophet Janzen, 84, passed away on August 4, 2018 at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice Center in Wichita, Kansas.  She was born on April 11, 1934 in Perry, Oklahoma to Alfred and Louise Prophet.  She graduated from Caldwell High School in 1952.  After graduation she worked at the Port Café where she met her future husband Melvin “Swede” Janzen.  They were married on November 6, 1955 at the First Presbyterian Church in Caldwell, Kansas.  From their union, two children, Jeffrey Lee and Andrew Shane, were born. 

Larry Springston

Larry Ellsworth Springston, 78, South Haven, died Tuesday morning, October 9, 2018 at his residence near South Haven, Kansas. He was born August 7, 1940 at St. Joseph, Missouri.  Larry was the son of William Springston and Rosalee (Judd) Springston.

He was a tool and die worker for Boeing Aircraft.

Larry is survived by his companion of 13 years, Judy Duncan of South Haven, Kansas.

To honor Larry's wishes, no services will be held.


Robert L. Kalbfleisch

June 9, 1927 ~ September 30, 2018

Robert "Bobby" Lee Kalbfleisch, 91, of Wichita, KS passed away on Sunday, Sept 30, 2018 at Reeds Cove Health and Rehab, Wichita, Kansas.

Robert was born on June 9th, 1927 in Caldwell, KS to Harve and Pearl (Snowden) Kalbfleisch. He spent his childhood in Caldwell and graduated with the Class of 1946. Before graduating, at the age of 17, he served his country in the U.S Navy.