Olga Glasgow 1914-2008
Olga Glasgow, 94, Thayer, died Thursday, December 11, 2008, at Heritage Health Care Center in Chanute.
She was born Sept. 25, 1914, in Hodgeman, Colo., to Jacob Hubin and Katie Ewy.
She married Edward F. Glasgow on Feb. 20, 1942, in Columbus. He preceded her in death.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include a brother, Raymond Hubin, Jetmore; a nephew, Fred Rehmert, Thayer; two nieces, Cleva Chambers, Thayer, and Linda Haviland, Chanute.
Helen M. Link 1925-2008
Helen M. Link, 83, Yates Center, died Friday, December 12, 2008.
She was born June 8, 1925, in Geneva to Tal and Mettie Klages Sherwood. She attended County Line School in Geneva.
She married Edward E. “Ed” Link on Oct. 11, 1949, in Iola. He died July 11, 1997.
She and her husband farmed and raised cattle in the Owl Creek community. She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Yates Center.
Survivors include two sons, Robert D. and Danie...
25 years ago (1983) Litwin’s store, 120 E. Main, advertises western boots, $54 to $90. 50 years ago (1958) A Tribune photo shows Mrs. Lewis Stroh of Humboldt and her twin daughters, Connie Sue and Bonnie Jo, who were born Wednesday at Neosho Memorial Hospital. 75 years ago (1933) A charity football game at Royster stadium resulted in injuries to four players. Robert Bradley suffered a broken ankle, while Quinten Allen, John Wiggans and ...
Dean Harvey Masters 1924-2008
Dean Harvey Masters, 84, Moran, died Tuesday, December 9, 2008, in Topeka.
He was born Aug. 2, 1924, in Herington. He grew to manhood on the family farm southwest of Burlingame.
He married Betty Barber, Eskridge, on Oct. 15, 1945, at Emporia. She survives. They had just celebrated their 63rd anniversary. This union was blessed with eight children.
He began serving in the U.S. Air Force in 1947 and retired in 1960, due to a medical discharge. ...
Lela E. Masquelier Harts 1922-2008
Lela E. Masquelier Harts, 86, Chanute, died Wednesday, December 10, 2008, at Chanute Healthcare Center.
She was born Aug. 23, 1922, in Erie to Grant L. and Lyda Beard Hines. She attended St. Paul High School.
She married Oscar Masquelier in 1954. He died in 1969. She married Kenneth B. Harts in 1978 in Miami, Okla. He died in 1988.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Jeannie and Bill Chard, Chanute; three ste...
Ambassador Christian 4001 S. Johnson Road (Safari Industrial Park) Senior Minister David McCoy’s 10:30 a.m. sermon will be “Why the Little Town of Bethlehem?” taken from Micah 5:2 and Luke 2:1-11. Westview Baptist The 10:40 a.m. sermon will be “Build a Manger — They Will Come,” Luke 2:8-20. At 7 p.m., the discussion will be “Lessons Mary Can Teach Us,” Luke 1:26-38..
GPS, hidden cameras watching over Baby Jesus
New York-based company offering up to 200 nonprofits free use of security devices Eric Gorski AP Religion Writer When Baby Jesus disappeared last year from a Nativity scene on the lawn of the Wellington, Fla., community center, village officials didn’t follow a star to locate him. A GPS device mounted inside the life-size ceramic figurine led sheriff’s deputies to a nearby apartment, where it was found face down on the carpet. An 18-yea...
Wendall D. ‘Red’ DeLong 1929-2008
Wendall D. “Red” DeLong, 79, Yates Center, died Thursday, December 11, 2008, at Yates Center Health Care Center.
He was born Nov. 19, 1929, in Strawn to Roy A. and Tracy Phillips DeLong. He graduated from Strawn High School in 1947.
He worked at the Kansas Fire Marshall’s Department from 1988 to 1995, when he retired.
He was a member of the Christian Church, Yates Center.
Survivors include his wife, Alice DeLong, Yates Center; two sons, Willi...
25 years ago (1983) A Tribune photo shows Mike Criger, a client at Tri-Valley Developmental Center, and Dusty Neely, fifth-grader at Hutton School. In a joint program, Tri-Valley clients and Hutton students made Christmas ornaments together Wednesday. 50 years ago (1958) There are 62 families on the list of needy for Christmas adoption. The list was provided by Les Matthews of the Chamber of Commerce, and verified by Mrs. Margaret Wood, ...
Royster Middle School
Christmas is a time of giving, happiness, and joy. Royster Middle School is giving joy and happiness to 22 children for Christmas.
Since the overall school theme for this year is “Our Community, Our School, United,” Royster Student Council advisors came up with the idea of working with Emprise Bank through their Adopt-A-Child program.. The Stuco officers for Royster this year are President Jack Martin, Vi...
KU’s Hemenway to step down in 2009
LAWRENCE (AP) — After 14 years as chancellor at the University of Kansas, Robert E. Hemenway is retiring next year to teach and write.
In a news release Monday, Hemenway announced his decision to leave the chancellor’s position next June 30.
Hemenway said there is no “good” time to step down. But he said the university’s many recent achievements mean “I will return to the classroom knowing the University of Kansas is in excellent shape and re...
Marple inducted into Golden Key Society
Ashley Dawn Marple, Chanute, has accepted membership in Golden Key International Honour Society and was honored during a induction ceremony Dec. 7 at The University of Kansas.
She is the wife of Brandon Marple and daughter of Lori and John Reid and Fred and Selene Hummer.
“Our members are inspired and motivated not only to achieve exceptional academic achievements, but also to make a positive impact on ...
Hitting the mats
Royster Middle School
Although wrestling is a sport at Royster, Chanute also has a wrestling program that operates according to USA Wrestling guidelines.
In school, Royster sponsors a wrestling team for seventh and eighth graders. Some of the kids on Royster’s team have wrestled in the Chanute USA Wrestling league in the years before seventh grade, but some experienced wrestling for the first time at school.
Brenda Jean Holtsclaw Rush 1951-2008
Brenda Jean Holtsclaw Rush, 57, died Monday, December 8, 2008, in Sand Springs, Okla.
She was born Sept. 26, 1951, in Wichita to Marvin and Betty Holtsclaw.
She was employed with the city of Sand Springs and attended Fisher Baptist Church in Sand Springs.
Survivors include her husband, Philip Rush; three sons, Danny Fisher and Herbert Reed, both of Chanute, and Russell Rush, Olathe; two daughters, Angie Crisp, Claremore, Okla., and Gail Rush,...
State payments to schools 25 percent short in December
TOPEKA (AP) — Public schools will get all $220 million they’re due from the state this month, although about one-fourth of it will be a few days late because the economic crisis has slowed tax collections. Deputy Education Secretary Dale Dennis said Tuesday the agency expects to get the remaining $55 million either later this week or the first part of next week. “The state always comes through. Nobody wants to be late but right now we are ...
25 years ago (1983) The feature in the Tribune’s weekend magazine is about the so-called “Vegetable Colony” established between Chanute and Humboldt during pioneer times. Pictured in front of the historic stone house where they were raised are siblings Mildred Grenell and Harold Dickerson, descendants of Samuel Stewart, who came to Kansas as one of the original members of the colony. 50 years ago (1958) EARLTON – Thieves got away with $16...
Romanian student adjusts to Pitt State
PITTSBURG (AP) — Flavius Garmacea’s feet brought him to Pittsburg State. “I was going to play football here,” Garmacea said. “My last semester of senior year I started playing American football. ... I played soccer in high school and they needed a kicker/punter for the American football team. They saw me kick pretty hard, so I tried out and I could hit from 50 or 60 yards. The coaches told me I should play.” Flavius went to a few camps in ...
Aurora I. Gutierrez 1923 – 2008
Aurora I. Gutierrez, 85, Humboldt, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2008 at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
Aurora was born in Chanute on July 31, 1923 the daughter of Martin and Maria Navarette Ramirez.
She was united in marriage to Felipe Gutierrez on Oct. 31, 1949 in Neodesha.¬†He preceded her in death.
She worked as a medical aide in nursing homes.
Aurora is survived by a daughter, Delfina Munoz, Chanute; three sons, Emeterio ...
Col. Norman B. Gates 1954-2008
Col. Norman B. Gates, 76, Topeka, formerly of Lawrence, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2008. He was born on Aug. 7, 1932 to Charles and Mary Gates.
He married Carol Jester on Aug. 14, 1954 in Chanute. He served in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for 23 years. His family included five children, Gwen, Sandy, Brian, Eric and Dana; 6 granddaughters; and 3 great-grandsons.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 11 at East Side Baptist...
25 years ago (1983)
Today’s Tribune has a photo and story about two-year-old Tera Van Gotten, who is to have surgery for a heart problem. In the photo, Tera is getting a hug from her twin sister, Tiffany.
50 years ago (1958)
The county commission has taken an option on property which would be used as a site for a county-owned home for the elderly. The property is owned by D.A. Finney, and is west of his home at 301 S. Plummer. He is offering ...