April 2020

Monte Stucky

November 21, 1950 ~ April 26, 2020

On April 26, 2020, heaven gained another great cowboy. Monte Eugene Stucky, 69, passed away at his home in South Haven, Kansas surrounded by his wife and children.

He was born the son of Harry Stucky and LaRue Cornelison on November 21, 1950 in Kingman, Kansas.

Darlene Huffman


February 8, 1930 ~ April 17, 2020

Darlene Rosetta (Cowell) Huffman, 90, of Wichita, Kansas passed away Friday, April 17, 2020 after her extended battle with cancer.  Darlene was born February 8, 1930 in Caldwell, Kansas to William and Iva (Davis) Cowell.  She was the eighth of Bill and Iva’s nine children.  Darlene married her high school sweetheart, Gene Huffman on January 15, 1950 in Caldwell.  Gene and Darlene recently enjoyed celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary among many friends and family. 

Mary Jane Appel

June 2, 1933 ~ March 31, 2020

Mary Jane’s life began on June 2, 1933, in Wichita, KS. She was the daughter of Lester and Margaret (Baker) Bowles. Mary Jane was welcomed home by her older sister, Helen. She was educated in Wichita and Friendswood, TX., and was a graduate of Wichita North High School. After high school, she continued her education and graduated from Friends University. Mary Jane was united in marriage to the love of her life, Raymond L. Appel on August 28, 1954 in Wichita at Friends University Church.