Harley James Record 1925 – 2009
Harley James Record, 84, Chanute, died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009 at his home.
Harley was born in Greeley on August 24, 1925, the son of Frank A. and Gertrude Ann Burson Record. He was the youngest of eight children.
He served his country in the United States Army 13th Armoured Division during World War II.
He was united in marriage to Shirley Peterson Osburn in April 1964. She survives, of the home.
Harley owned and operated his own construction ...
Howard E. Rutledge 1936 - 2009
Howard Edward Rutledge, 73, Chanute, died Monday, Nov. 2, 2009 at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.
Howard was born in Urbana on April 12, 1936, the son of Carl Rutledge and Minnie Wilkins Rutledge. He graduated from Chanute High School.
He was united in marriage to Dorothy Marts on Dec. 22, 1997. She survives.
Howard worked at Custom Campers, building sidewalls, until his retirement.
He was a 50-year member of the Thayer Masonic...
Given E. Steinbauer 1926 – 2009
Given E. Steinbauer, 82, died Friday, October 30, 2009 at his son’s home in Pittsburg where he has been living for the past four years. Prior to moving to Pittsburg, Given and his wife were residents of Chanute for eight years.
He was born Nov. 25, 1926, and was raised in Breezy Hill, attending #9 Union grade school and Mulberry High School.
He was a WWII veteran and most known as the “smiling bald headed guy with a big heart” who worked for,...
Kenneth M. Ingels 1914 – 2009
Kenneth Marion Ingels, 95, Savonburg, died unexpectedly Friday, Oct. 30, 2009 at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center, Chanute.
Kenneth was born in Savonburg on July 26, 1914, the son of Harry Porter and Grace Wing McCollough Ingels. He graduated from Savonburg High School.
He was united in marriage to Nina Ruth Breiner on Dec. 31, 1938. She survives.
Kenneth was co-owner of the Wagon Wheel Agency in Chanute.
He was a lifelong member of th...
Steven Brett Finley, 57, of Chanute, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 at the Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Penwell-Gabel Johnson Chapel.
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 2 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Memorials in his name may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice and may be left with the funeral home.
To leave a special message for the f...
James R. ‘Jim’ White 1915-2009
James R. “Jim “ White, 94, a longtime Galesburg resident, died Friday, Oct. 30, 2009 at his home. He had been in failing health.
He was born on August 16, 1915 at Manhattan, to James Wayne and Kate Robertson White. His mother died shortly after giving birth to him and his aunt, Jennie White, helped his father raise him and his sister Dorothy. He grew up at and attended schools at Burlington, graduating from Burlington High School.
Edith Rice 1916-2009
Edith Rice, 93, Savonburg, died Thursday, October 29, 2009, at Labette Health Center in Parsons.
She was born Feb. 1, 1916, in Argonia to Chester and Alta Beebe Baker. She was the only one of 10 children to graduate from high school when she graduated from Conway Springs High School in 1938.
She married Dale C. Rice on Dec. 23, 1936, in Conway Springs. He died in April 1996.
She was a homemaker.
She was a member of the First United Methodist ...
Rena M. Topham 1924-2009
Rena M. Topham, 85, Fredonia, died Saturday, October 31, 2009, at her home.
She was born April 22, 1924, to Dietrick H. and Susan F. Conyer Ubben in Peabody.
On Sept. 16, 1940, she married James D. Topham in Peabody. He died in 2000.
She was a farmer and drove a school bus for many years for the Fredonia School District.
Survivors include a daughter, Geneva Jones, Chanute; two sons, Terry J. Topham, Fulton, Ill., and Garry D. Topham, Joplin, ...
Birth ¬≠— Gilligan
Eric and Audrey Gilligan, Humboldt, announce the birth of their daughter, Calleigh Suzanne, born Oct. 12 at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.
Calleigh is the granddaughter of Jerry and Rhonda Naff, Humboldt, and Bill and Rosamary Gilligan, Savonburg. She is the great-granddaughter of John and Jean Edwards, Chanute, and Mary Francis King, Yates Center.
Randall L. ‘Randy’ Dickens 1961-2009
Randall L. “Randy” Dickens, 48, Neodesha, died Thursday, October 29, 2009, at his home. He had been in failing health.
He was born May 18, 1961, in Parsons to Richard L. “Tiny” and Margaret Laverne Osburn Dickens.
He attended Parsons schools.
He was most recently employed as a truck driver with Quest Cherokee in Chanute.
He and Mary Craft were married. They later divorced.
Survivors include two sons, Jeff and Randy Nalley, both of Altoona; a ...
Birth ¬≠— Thompson
Dana and Ryan Thompson, Pittsburg, announce the birth of their daughter, Ryanna Morgan Garard Thompson, born Oct. 12, 2009, at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, Mo.
Her grandparents are Bill and Barbara Thompson and Diana and David Garard, all of Erie. Great-grandparents include Ann Smith and the late Harold Smith, Erie, and Rex and Judy Allen, Nocona, Texas.
Edith Rice, 93, Savonburg, died Thursday, October 29, 2009, at Labette County Health Center in Parsons.
Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Leanna Cemetery, east of Chanute. Penwell-Gabel Johnson Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Pauline Page 1915-2009
Pauline Page, 94, longtime rural Erie resident, died Thursday, October, 28, 2009, at Prairie Mission Retirement Village where she had resided since 2006.
She was born March 29, 1915, in rural Erie to Nels and Dessie Clemans Olson. She graduated from Erie High School.
For several years she taught in the rural schools.
On Nov. 4, 1935, she married Russell Page at Independence. He died on Oct. 31, 2006.
The Pages farmed for many years and were m...
Pauline Page, 94, longtime rural Erie resident, died Thursday, October 28, 2009, at Prairie Mission Retirement Village in St. Paul.
Funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday at the Prairie Mission Retirement Village Chapel. Burial will be in the Odense Cemetery under the direction of Pierce-Carson-Wall Funeral Home, Erie.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
A full obituary will be announced at a later date.
Freddy Dean ‘Fred’ Cook 1931-2009
Loving husband and father, Fred Cook, 78, of Chanute, passed away Thursday, October 29, 2009, at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
He was born Aug. 2, 1931, in Benedict, the son of William “Bill” and Zola Cook. He graduated from Benedict High School where he met and married Marjorie Evelyn Lewellen on Nov. 17, 1950. They were married 59 years and had daughters Pamela Deanne and Sherry Zolena.
Fred served in the U.S. Army...
Josephine Croisant Eskridge 1920-2009
Josephine Elizabeth Croisant Eskridge, Wichita, died Wednesday, October 28, 2009, at Prairie Homestead Assisted Living Center in Wichita.
The youngest of five children she was born Feb. 2, 1920, to John H. and Anna Ehlers Croisant on the family farm east of Humboldt. She graduated from Humboldt High School in 1938.
Growing up she was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Humboldt, and later was an active member of the Zion Lutheran Churc...
Nancy E. Dent 1921-2009
Nancy E. Dent, 58, Altoona, died Tuesday, October 27, 2009, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.
She was born Aug. 26, 1951, in St. Louis, Mo., to Howard William and Mary Margaret Antoinette Bracke Flagg.
She worked on the assembly line at Neodesha Plastics.
Survivors include a daughter, Jennifer Walton, Kansas City, Mo.; a son, Ryan Walton, Las Vegas, Nev.; two grandchildren, Mackenzi Walton, Wichita, and Travis Walton, Kansas City, M...
Linda L. Marrs Richards 1963-2009
Linda Louise Marrs Richards, 46, Chanute, died Tuesday, October 27, 2009, at Chanute Health Care Center.
She was born Aug. 22, 1963, in Neodesha to James and Mary Alice Roles Marrs. She attended schools in Neodesha and Chanute.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her father and stepmother, James and Delee Marrs, Neodesha; a daughter, Amber Marrs, Chanute; a son, Adam Marrs, Chanute; three grandchildren, McKenzey and Keegan Steeves, both of...
Josephine E. Eskridge
Josephine E. Eskridge, 89, Wichita, formerly of Chanute and Humboldt, died Wednesday, October 28, 2009, at Prairie Homestead Assisted Living Center in Wichita.
A Memorial Celebration of her life will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Zion Lutheran Church in Chanute under the direction of Penwell-Gabel Johnson Chapel.
A full obituary will follow when provided by the family.
Linda Richards, 46, Chanute, died Tuesday, October 27, 2009, at Chanute Health Care Center.
Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Friday at the Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be from noon to 7 p.m. Thursday at Penwell-Gabel Gibson Chapel.
A full obituary will follow when provided by the family.