CLAY CENTER, Kan. -- Ruth Roberta (Ruhlen) Butterfield, 101, died Dec. 28, 2020 of complications from Covid-19.  

CLAY CENTER, Kan. -- Ruth Kemp, 101, passed away January 30, 2021.

J. LESTER HOOPERJ. Lester Hooper, age 87, of Manhattan, died January 27, 2021, at Ascension Via Christi Hospital.He was born March 7, 1933, in Horton, Kansas, the son of John Lester and Anna (Saville) Hooper.Survivors include his wife, Olive W. Hooper of Manhattan; four children: Joy Barnett…