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Sherry ThomasSherry Lynn (Hardin) Yunker Thomas, of South Haven, passed away Tuesday, August 20, 2013 in Wellington at the age of 62.Sherry was born the daughter of Aileen (Yoakum) and Delmer Hardin on May 29, 1951 in Wichita.Sherry was a loving mother and grandmother, what brought pride and joy to her life were her four flawless sons, their wives and what they each brought to their family with their individuality and she also felt the same way about her grandchildren. How much her sons loved her is overwhelming. She loved to cook and share her treats with everyone. She loved dancing, gardening, traveling, fishing and most importantly spending time with her family. Sherry was a lady of the water and was an adrenaline junkie. She enjoyed playing cards with her family and friends and was always willing to take care of others in time of need. She worked at the South Haven Kansas School District from 1978-1984 and then worked 12 years at Kaw Nation.Survivors include sons, Richard James Yunker and his wife Deborah of Larned, James John Yunker and his wife Fatema of South Haven , Travis Wayne Yunker and his wife Kelly of Mulvane, Derik Charles Yunker and his wife Kate of Belle Plaine, brother, Allen Hardin and his wife Anne of Fairland, Oklahoma, grandchildren, Ginny Lynn Yunker, Antonio Vox Yunker, Nathen Dale Yunker, James Thayer Yunker, Jackson Wyatt Yunker and Lindsey Ann Thomas, great-granddaughter Aubrianna Farin Yunker, brother-in-law, Ralph Hatchall of South Carolina, sister-in-law Ann Schott and her husband Larry of Fayetteville, Arkansas, niece Aileen, Julie and David and nephews. She is also survived by her loving family and close friends.She was preceded in death by her parents and sister Dr. Sandra Hatchall.Memorial Services for Sherry will be held at the South Haven Christian Church, 201 North Wichita Street, South Haven at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, August 26, 2013.A private family inurnment will take place at a later date.Memorials have been established in her loving memory with Cancer Center of Kansas 818 N. Emporia Suit 110, Wichita. Contributions can be mailed to or left with the funeral home.To share a memory or leave condolences, please visit www.dayfuneralhome.info.Arrangements are by Day Funeral Home & Crematory, Wellington.
A nine-year-old boy who went missing near Grianan of Aileach this evening has been found safe.The Irish Coastguard helicopter was involved in a search that was mounted in the area around the historical hillfort in Burt.The boy, who was visiting with family members, became detached from his family around 5pm this evening. The youngster was reported missing after failing to return when he went down the hillside near the fort.Around three hours later, the Irish Coastguard helicopter arrived to assist. With darkness falling rapidy, the boy was found safe and well.“I can only imagine the distress that this young boy’s family has been through today,” said the Mayor of the Inishowen Municipal District, Sinn Féin Councillor Jack Murray.“Thankfully though he has been found safe and well. That’s the most important thing. “I also want commend all those in the emergency services and everyone in the local community who responded to their plea. Every little bit can help in an emergency such as this.”Relief as missing nine-year-old located near historic Grianan of Aileach fort was last modified: August 11th, 2017 by Chris McNultyShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:BURTgrianan of aileachInishowenIrish CoastguardJack Murray