Obituaries

Frederick Albers
B: 1954-07-07
D: 2020-01-12
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Albers, Frederick
Elsie Wolters
B: 1931-03-27
D: 2020-01-07
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Wolters, Elsie
Elric Tremblay
B: 1928-02-05
D: 2020-01-01
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Tremblay, Elric
Sylvester Bange
B: 1931-07-24
D: 2020-01-01
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Bange, Sylvester
Stanley Sanders
B: 1927-05-10
D: 2019-12-30
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Sanders, Stanley
Elmer Lawver
B: 1927-08-31
D: 2019-12-30
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Lawver, Elmer
Bettie Schielke
B: 1942-11-04
D: 2019-12-30
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Schielke, Bettie
Randall Heier
B: 1951-11-26
D: 2019-12-30
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Heier, Randall
Rosemary Beckman
B: 1930-03-07
D: 2019-12-24
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Beckman, Rosemary
Joyce Gatlin
B: 1932-08-14
D: 2019-12-23
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Gatlin, Joyce
Joy Davis
B: 1922-09-27
D: 2019-12-21
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Davis, Joy
Judith Kennedy
B: 1958-11-19
D: 2019-12-15
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Kennedy, Judith
Marian Smith
D: 2019-12-14
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Smith, Marian
Sidney Strait
B: 1943-03-31
D: 2019-12-13
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Strait, Sidney
Warren Billips
B: 1955-02-01
D: 2019-12-12
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Billips, Warren
Diana Sabatka
B: 1943-08-18
D: 2019-12-11
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Sabatka, Diana
Evelyn Freeburn
B: 1926-10-16
D: 2019-12-10
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Freeburn, Evelyn
John Cranston
B: 1925-11-07
D: 2019-12-09
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Cranston, John
Patricia Young
B: 1935-02-14
D: 2019-12-09
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Young, Patricia
Shanelle Padilla
B: 1995-08-04
D: 2019-12-05
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Padilla, Shanelle
Dennis Buford
B: 1938-12-02
D: 2019-11-24
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Buford, Dennis

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Jason A. Baalmann, Owner/ Funeral Director/ Embalmer/ Crematory Operator

Jason Baalmann grew up in Oakley, KS, graduated from Oakley High School and then attended Kansas City Kansas Community College where he received a degree in mortuary science.  After college he served his apprenticeship and worked as a funeral director and embalmer at Ryan Mortuary in Salina, KS. While there he met his wife Shane, a native of Grainfield, KS, and they were married. In 2010, they moved back to Western Kansas and opened Baalmann Mortuary.  Jason and Shane have three children, Liam, Elan and Audra.

Taron J. Davis, Funeral Director/ Embalmer/ Crematory Operator

Taron Davis grew up in Rock Port, MO and graduated from Rock Port R-II. He attended Northwest Missouri State University before deciding to enter into the funeral profession.  He received his mortuary science degree from Kansas City Kansas Community College. Taron served his apprenticeship and started his career as a funeral director and embalmer at Ryan Mortuary, Salina. He also worked for Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence, where he furthered his career before joining Baalmann Mortuary in 2015. Taron is licensed by the state of Kansas to sell life and health insurance. In his spare time he enjoys being with family and friends, weightlifting and playing sports.

Michael D. Brungardt, Assistant Funeral Director

Mike was born to Ed and Ann Brungardt and raised in Oakley, KS. He is the youngest of 5 children. He graduated from Oakley High School in 1987. In 1996 Mike married Cecilia Goetz, in Grinnell. They have lived in Oakley most of their married years. In 2018 Mike joined the Baalmann Mortuary staff and became a licensed Assistant Funeral Director.