Mary Ann Budd Barley 1921-2010
Mary Ann Budd Barley, 89, Bedford, Texas died Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010.
She was born April 2, 1921, in Chanute, to William LaVerne and Marcella Flannery Budd. She was united in marriage to John Nichols Barley in Chanute on Dec. 27, 1944.
She is survived by her husband, Col. John N. Barley, USAF (ret); three children, Mary Lee Graham and husband, John, Manhattan, Stephen W. Barley and wife, Shaun, Southlake, Texas, and Elizabeth Ann May and hus...
Merle Gardner 1926 – 2010
Merle Gardner, 83, Chanute, died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010 at the Via Christi St. Francis Hospital in Wichita.
Merle was born in Parsons on Dec. 8, 1926, the daughter of Arthur L. and Elizabeth Laisure Hardman. She attended Chanute High School.
She was united in marriage to William Gardner on Sept. 29, 1943 in Yates Center. They would have celebrated their 67th anniversary in September. He survives.
Merle retired from NuWa Industries.
She was a...
Joseph Paul Ward 1955 – 2010
Joseph Paul Ward, 55, Chanute, died Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010 at his home.
Joe was born on Aug. 8, 1955 in Chanute, the son of Paul and Gladys Fiene Ward. He graduated from Chanute High School in 1973 and attended NCCC.
He was united in marriage to Janis Shannon on Oct. 8, 1983.
Joe worked as a technician for Time Warner Cable for 26 years. He worked at NCCC for the past five years.
He was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.
Joe enjoyed p...
L.C. ‘Jeff’ Meador 1914-2010
L.C. “Jeff” Meador, Pittsburg, died Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010 at ViaChristi Regional Medical Center from complications associated with surgery and advanced age. He was 96.
Meador was born to Vernon Eli Meador and Mary Elizabeth Wiggans-Meador at Fort Scott on May 15, 1914. He gained his first employment at a young age playing Farm League baseball in Fort Scott. Later in his youth, he worked a mule team with his to be brother-in-law, building the...
Richard Irwin Jacques 1930-2010
Richard Irwin Jacques, 80, Pittsburg, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010 at Via Christi Village, Pittsburg.
He was born June 13, 1930 at Chanute, to Joseph Irwin and Alice Pyle Jacques.
Jacques graduated from Chanute High School in 1948. After completing five semesters of college work he enlisted in the United States Navy during the Korean War and was made a lithographer. He graduated from Pittsburg State University with a Bachelor’s degree in techn...
Richard Lynn Harding 1945 – 2010
Richard “Dick” Lynn Harding, 64, Thayer, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010 at his home.
Dick was born in Parsons on Sept. 27, 1945, the son of Don A. and Shirley J. Crabb Harding. He graduated from Stark High School in the Class of 1963.
He was united in marriage to Anita “Sue” Umbarger on Sept. 23, 1965 in Erie. She survives.
Dick was a semi-truck driver for 43 years, most recently for TDC in Joplin, Mo.
Along with his wife, Sue, Thayer, he is su...
Wilbur ‘Bill’ Seitz 1908-2010
Wilbur “Bill” Seitz, 101, died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010 in Fairbanks, Alaska.
He was born Nov. 29, 1908 in Earlton to Harlan Otis and Catherine Boerstler Seitz.
In 1932 he married Mary Martha Markham of Chanute.
Following WWII he and his family went to Alaska with the Pieter Kiewit Construction Co. He operated Seitz Building and Supply in Delta Junction for 24 years, before retiring at age 75.
He was preceded in death by his wife Mary of 30 year...
Silas A. Vaught 1913-2010
Silas A. Vaught, 96, a former resident of rural Fall River, died Sunday, Aug. 15, 2010, at the Kansas Masonic Home in Wichita. He was born Dec. 17, 1913 in Choctaw, Okla., the son of Andy and Ethel Blazier Vaught. He was a 1933 graduate of Severy High School. Silas worked for the Frisco Railroad and Boeing before he was the owner and operator of the Vaught Service Station and restaurant.
On July 3, 1934, he married LaVera Smith. She preceded ...
Bobby L. Leford 1935-2010
Bobby L. Ledford, 75, and Sharon K. Ledford, 67, Walnut, were fatally injured in a automobile accident east of Chanute shortly before noon on Thursday, Aug.12, 2010.
Bobby was born April 28, 1935, in Clayton County, Ga., to Ernest L. and Lillie Mae Wesley Ledford. He grew up in Georgia and served in the U.S. Army in the mid 1950s. He worked as a truck driver for Consolidated Oil in Chanute and for Chanute Insurance Pool.
Sharon Ledford was bo...
Betty Jo Montgomery Briley 1921-2010
Memorial service for Betty Jo Montgomery Briley, 89, formerly of 115 S. Rutter, Chanute, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 19 at the First United Methodist Church, 202 S. Lincoln, Chanute. A private burial of the cremains will be in the Memorial Park Cemetery in Chanute.
Mrs. Briley died Sunday, Aug. 15, at Brandon Woods at Alvamar in Lawrence.
She was born to Charles Ray Montgomery and Sarah Edna Fadler Montgomery in Pittsburg on Ap...
John Drummond 1922 – 2010
John Drummond, 88, Chanute, died Friday, August 13, 2010 at the Chanute Health Care Center.
He was born on August 11, 1922 in rural Dennis, the son of Ira and Lula Bertsch Drummond.
He was united in marriage to Nelva Marie Ward on Feb. 23, 1945 at Iola.
John worked 29 years for Western Petro Chemical Wax Plant. He also worked a second job with B & D Contractors for 16 years.
He was an avid gardener and provided fresh produce to all his family...
Charles Richard ‘Chuck’ Hutinett 1941-2010
, 69, Exeter, Mo., died Tuesday, Aug.10, 2010 in Cassville, Mo.
He was born Jan. 19, 1941 in Chanute, the son of Frank and Bertha Lillian Rodgers Hutinett. He attended St. Patrick’s School and Chanute High School. From 1958 to 1962 he served in the United States Marine Corps.
In 1964, he married Patricia Miles and they had three daughters, Melissa, Malinda and Mary. They later divorced. He worked for more than 30 years in the southeast Kans...
Kathryn E. Record 1921 – 2010
Kathryn E. Record, 89, Chanute, died Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
Kathryn was born in Humboldt on Feb. 25, 1921, the daughter of Harold C. and Maude Lena “Dena” Rauhoff Piatt. She attended school in Humboldt.
She was united in marriage to Charles J. Record on June 21, 1937 in Iola,. They made their home in Chanute. He preceded her in death in 1982.
Kathryn was a homemaker and a loving w...
Angleton - Adwell
Leah DeAnn Angleton and Stephen Douglas Adwell were married March 13, 2010 at First Presbyterian Church, Chanute. Officiating were the Rev. Shelly Holle and Pastor Steven Shereneau, uncle of the bridegroom.
The bride is the daughter of Doyle and Kathy Angleton, Chanute. Adwell is the son of Roger and Melody Adwell, Chanute.
Maid of Honor was Kayla Angleton, Chanute, sister of the bride. Jacqueline Rodriguez, Dodge City, was bridesmaid. Besst ...
Edwin H. Bideau
In the Edwin H. Bideau obituary, a survivor was inadvertently left out.
He was also survived by a sister, Betty Bideau Crawford, Chanute. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edwin H. and Marie Bideau, and a sister, Anne Bideau Skinner.
Robert M. “Bob” Grillot 1963-2010
Robert M. “Bob” Grillot, 47, St. Paul, died Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. He had been in failing health but his death was unexpected.
He was born on Jan. 31, 1963 at Parsons to J. Edward “Eddie” and Margaret O’Hara Grillot. He grew up at St. Paul and graduated from St. Paul High School in 1982. He attended Coffeyville Community College and graduated from the electrical program and re...
Rex R. Clements 1928 – 2010
Rex R. Clements, 81, Humboldt, died Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
Rex was born in Ava, Mo., on Dec. 19, 1928, the son of Raymond Dewey and Ida Frye Clements. He graduated from Humboldt High School.
He served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War.
Rex was united in marriage to Joan Nickell on July 23, 1951 in Bentonville, Ark. She preceded him in death.
He worked for...
Edwin H. Bideau 1924-2010
Edwin H. Bideau, also known as Edwin H. Bideau, Sr., passed away on August 10, 2010 at Chanute, Kansas. He was born at Chanute, Kansas on February 14, 1924 to Edwin H. Bideau and Marie Burris Bideau, the grandson of George K. Bideau and Jenny Bideau and Frank B. Burris and Elizabeth Burris, all of Chanute. Both sides of his family came to the Chanute area as early day pioneers. He was raised in Chanute and graduated from Chanute High School i...
Melvin E. Alford 1925-2010
Melvin E. Alford, 84, Augusta, died Wednesday, Aug. 11 at Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita. Melvin was born on Nov. 27, 1925 at Leanna to Henry and Minnie McCollough Alford. He graduated from Chanute High School with the Class of 1943.
He was a farmer and raised cattle. He served his country during the Korean Conflict.
He was united in marriage to Opal H. Olson on April 22, 1962 at Vilas Bethel Lutheran Church. On returning from Korea, he w...
James D. “Jaime” Conine 1972-2010
James D. “Jaime” Conine, 38, Kansas City, Mo., died Monday, August 9, 2010.
Jaime was born April 27, 1972 in Parsons, the son of David and Patricia Fox Conine. He grew up in Chanute and graduated from Chanute High School in 1991.
He attended Washburn University.
On June 6, 2009, Jaime married Dawn Marie Witt.
Jaime was involved in the electronics manufacturing and distribution for many years including a national sales manager position at ...