Gary Johnston
B: 1943-01-26
D: 2018-03-21
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Johnston, Gary
Barry Ellegood
B: 1969-01-03
D: 2018-03-21
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Ellegood, Barry
Roger Chapman
B: 1929-07-14
D: 2018-03-17
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Chapman, Roger
JoAnne Sunderman
B: 1941-11-21
D: 2018-03-11
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Sunderman, JoAnne
Marcella Albers
B: 1931-11-24
D: 2018-03-10
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Albers, Marcella
Vonna Lunsway
B: 1936-01-12
D: 2018-03-10
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Lunsway, Vonna
Carol Hartman
B: 1948-07-30
D: 2018-03-10
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Hartman, Carol
Charlene Whitaker
B: 1958-09-25
D: 2018-03-10
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Whitaker, Charlene
David Weber
B: 1955-12-13
D: 2018-03-07
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Weber, David
Donald Phelps
B: 1926-05-23
D: 2018-03-01
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Phelps, Donald
Alvin Smith
B: 1941-04-21
D: 2018-02-26
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Smith, Alvin
Kimber Rietcheck
B: 2018-02-26
D: 2018-02-26
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Rietcheck, Kimber
Richard Smith
B: 1938-11-08
D: 2018-02-17
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Smith, Richard
Kenneth Wilkinson
B: 1925-03-12
D: 2018-02-15
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Wilkinson, Kenneth
Manford Meade
B: 1935-05-06
D: 2018-02-15
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Meade, Manford
Henry Bremenkamp
B: 1941-12-31
D: 2018-02-12
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Bremenkamp, Henry
Victor Schmidtberger
B: 1926-08-24
D: 2018-02-08
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Schmidtberger, Victor
Leo Eugene Trompeter
B: 1936-09-24
D: 2018-02-05
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Trompeter, Leo Eugene
Henrietta Spindler
B: 1932-06-03
D: 2018-02-05
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Spindler, Henrietta
Marshall Stoecker
B: 1958-12-19
D: 2018-02-05
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Stoecker, Marshall
Ena Macfee
B: 1927-01-07
D: 2018-01-28
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Macfee, Ena


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Jason A. Baalmann, Owner/ Funeral Director/ Embalmer

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

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.

Joshua M. Whyte, Assistant Funeral Director

Josh grew up in Wichita, KS and graduated from Wichita West High School. Before entering the funeral industry he worked as an aircraft mechanic.  He is currently attending Amarillo College of Mortuary Science and graduates in December, 2017. Josh and his wife Lori moved to Northwest Kansas in 2016, when he joined Baalmann Mortuary.