Obituary: Theodore “Ted” Clinton Schletzbaum

Theodore “Ted” Clinton Schletzbaum, 86, of McPherson, KS, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 6, 2021, with family by his side at McPherson Hospital.  He retired from NCRA Refinery and also was a photographer. Ted was born on February 7, 1934, in McPherson, KS, the son of Fayne Edsil and Elsie Alberta (Ring) Schletzbaum.  He graduated from McPherson High School in 1952.  On May 13, 1955, Ted was united in marriage to Genevieve L. Bradley in McPherson, KS. He served in the National Guard and attended King’s Hiway Baptist Church, McPherson. Survivors include: his loving wife of 65 years, Genevieve; a brother, Robert

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Legislative Update with Rep. Les Mason

Kansas made national headlines this past week over failures by the administration to adequately protect the state’s unemployment system from fraud. The latest weekly data from the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) indicates Kansas had the second highest number of unemployment claims in the nation, despite the fact that Kansas accounts for less than 1% of the nation’s population. For months, the USDOL has warned the Kelly administration about the need to take protective measures in order to prevent widespread fraud. The Legislature and Kansas employers have also been sounding the alarm since last year, urging the Governor’s office to

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