Obituaries

Bradley Arthur Baral, 56, of Bunker Hill, Kan., passed away on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 at the Hays Medical Center in Hays, Kan. Bradley was born Jan. 1, 1958 in Ellsworth, Kan. He grew up and attended school in Bunker Hill. He graduated from Luray High School and then obtained his Associates Degree in Agriculture at Colby County Community College. After school he returned to Bunker Hill where he lived his whole life. Bradley was a Crop Production Manager for Krug Farms, Inc. for over 33 years. Besides farming he also raised sheep. He was a member of the Bunker Hill United Methodist Church. He also belonged to the Bunker Hill Lions Club, received his 25 years pin with the Russell Masonic Lodge, Grand Master of the Bunker Hill Masonic Lodge, and was past Mayor and City Councilman for Bunker Hill. Bradley’s surviving family include his sister, Laura Seirer of Bunker Hill, Kansas; longtime companion, Jayne Feldkemp of Lincoln, Kansas; her daughter Ashley Wolting (Cody) of Lincoln, Kan., and her son Jonathan Feldkemp (Morgan) of Gardner, Kan.; and his dogs Anzelo and Rhiannon. He was preceded in death by his parents and Jayne’s son, Benjamin Feldkemp. Celebration of Bradley’s Life was held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 at St. John Lutheran Church with Pastor Roger Dennis officiating. Burial followed at the Bunker Hill Cemetery. Visitation was Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. A Memorial has been established with the Bunker Hill Lions Club. Contributions and condolences may be sent to Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, who is in charge of these arrangements.