Elizabeth Emma French 1920-2009
Elizabeth Emma French, 88, Fairview, Okla., formerly of Thayer, went to be with her Lord on Tuesday afternoon, January 20, 2009 at the Fairview Fellowship Home in Fairview.
She was born March 18, 1920, near Quinter to Charles Sydney and Minnie Ellen Jamison Williams. She grew up and attended school near Quinter. She resided in Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Oklahoma, and California before moving to Thayer.
She and Wayne Hathaway French were married o...
Margaret L. Brooks 1922-2009
Margaret L. Brooks, 86, Thayer, died Tuesday, January 20, 2009, at Labette Health, Parsons.
She was born Nov. 2, 1922, at Attica to Olin J. and Jeanetta E. Hoyt Kinzer. She grew up at Attica and attended schools there, graduating from Attica High School in 1940. Following high school she moved to Parsons where she worked at the Edwards grocery store and a dry cleaning business.
She and L. Meryle Brooks were married May 16, 1942, at Sidney, Ne...
Lois E. Custer 1925-2009
Lois E. Custer, 83, Chautauqua, died Saturday, January 17, 2009, at Pleasant Valley Manor, Sedan.
She was born April 28, 1925, in Chelsea, Okla., to John W. and Elizabeth Katherine Aday Hart.
She married Robert E. Custer on June 10, 1946, in Sedan. He died on October 16, 1990.
She was a housewife and a member of the Chautauqua Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Joyce Spire, Chanute; a granddaughter; a grandson; four great-grandchi...
25 years ago (1984) Three Chanute residents will take part in the annual Kansas City leukemia telethon Saturday. Patti Murphy and Oscar and Bea Cunningham will appear on the 3 p.m. segment of the show to present a check for $4,000, raised locally, to the Leukemia Foundation. 50 years ago (1959) Among the couples receiving Wilson County Soil Conservation awards are Mr. and Mrs. Dale Nelson, rural Chanute, and Mr. and Mrs. Orin Jaynes, rur...
Humboldt High School Honor Roll
Humboldt High School
Principal’s Honor Roll (4.0)
Freshmen — Jackilyn Huse, Nathan Miller, Miranda Myer, Jeremy Setter, Darrah Tinkler, Kindahl Young
Sophomores — Riley Herder, Sherryl Scovill
Juniors — Bret Hauser, Mary Hauser
Seniors — Lenzie Boring, Shelley Herder, Andy Hill, Bailey Myers, Kelci Owens, David Setter
Teacher’s Honor Roll (3.5-3.99)
Freshmen — Michaela Bartlett, Carrie Cady, Cheyanna Colborn, Emmaline Durand, H...
Raymond M. ‘Ray’ Worthington 1928-2009
Raymond M. “Ray” Worthington, 81, St. Paul, formerly of Stark, died Monday, January 19, 2009, at Prairie Mission Retirement Village in St. Paul.
He was born Jan. 6, 1928, in Xenia to Lester and Zula Walker Worthington. He attended schools in Moran and was a graduate of Moran High School.
He farmed, for a time, before serving in the United States Army in Korea. Following his honorable discharge from the Army, he returned home where he worked...
The Rev. Louis Frances Davis 1925-2009
The Rev. Louis Francis Davis, 83, Yates Center, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2009, at Yates Center Health Care Center.
He was born June 30, 1925, in Virgil to Louis O. and Ina Ruth Hays Davis. He graduated from Yates Center High School in 1939.
He served in the Navy during World War II and Vietnam and retired from the military as master chief after 20 years.
He served at churches in Crown Point, N.M., Gallup, N.M., Duluth, Minn., Toronto, and Yates ...
25 years ago (1984) A Tribune photograph shows third graders Marc Umbarger and Matt Cope as they look at books on offer in the Reading Is Fundamental project. This program awards a free book of their choosing to each third grader. 50 years ago (1959) The new sanctuary of Grace Episcopal Church was dedicated Sunday. The church is located on South Lincoln, and the new sanctuary is immediately north of the old building. The new structure pro...
Margaret L. Brooks, 86, Thayer, died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009, at Labette Health, Parsons.
Funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Thayer Christian Church. Cremation will follow the service and a private committal service will be held at a later date.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at Carson-Wall Funeral Home, Parsons.
Further obituary information will be announced by the Carson-Wall Funeral Home.
Raymond M. “Ray” Worthington, 81, St. Paul, formerly of Stark, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2009, at Prairie Mission Retirement Village in St. Paul.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Worthington.
Funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Friends Home Lutheran Church, Savonburg. Burial will be in Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
Complete obituary details will be announced by Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Parsons.
25 years ago (1984) A Tribune photograph shows Old Patch employees Wayne Stipp and Tom Emke as they work on a tank outside company headquarters. 50 years ago (1959) Local residents are again venturing outdoors, as the deep snow melts. Pictured in the Tribune as they play outside are Dean Oliver, 8, and Dennis Niver, 10. 75 years ago (1934) Hugo T. Wedell of Chanute is one of the persons appointed by the state to investigate possible fr...
Scholarship, career presentations at CHS Parents, here are upcoming presentations at Chanute High School: 1/27 - Local Scholarship Presentation – for seniors – Wiatrak presenting 1/28 - FAFSA night presentation from 6:30-7:30 2/2 - FAFSA – for seniors – Kerrie Coomes, NCCC presenting 2/13 - Making College and Career Count – for seniors – Making it Count coordinator presenting 2/20 - Making Your College Search Count – for juniors – Mak...
Georgia Ann Gueulette 1919-2009
Georgia Ann Gueulette, 89, Fredonia, died Saturday, January 17, 2009, at Fredonia Regional Hospital.
She was born Oct. 2, 1919, in Neodesha to Charles and Ruby Rea Hoskins.
She was a homemaker.
She married Orville H. Gueulette on Feb. 25, 1946, in Fredonia. He survives.
She was a member of the Bible Baptist Church in Fredonia.
Other survivors include a son, Orville E. Gueulette, Pittsburg; four daughters, Ruby Linder, Fredonia, Barbara Sadows...
Mildred Lucille Walker 1914-2009
Mildred Lucille Walker, 94, Yates Center, died Monday, January 19, 2009, at Coffey County Hospital in Burlington.
She was born March 18, 1914, in Canton, S.D., to Harrison and Lillian Goodale Shaff.
She married Clarence Walker on Aug. 14, 1937, in Yates Center. He died Aug. 1, 1988.
She and her husband farmed.
She was a member of the Turkey Creek United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a son, Everett Walker, Humboldt; a daughter, Evelyn Hu...
Local 4-Her wins award
Ben Stich, Neosho County, was one of six 4-H news writing award winners recognized by Montgomery Communications of Junction City as a participant in the Patron Sponsor Program of the Kansas 4-H Foundation.
Judging was based on clippings submitted in a reporter’s notebook. Each reporter won the contest in his county before submitting their books for state competition.
Other winners were Cheyenne Nelson, Jewell County; Kayla Lansing, Leavenwort...
Betty J. Harshman 1925-2009
Betty J. Harshman, 83, lifelong resident of the Neodesha and Altoona areas, died Wednesday, January 14, 2009, at Via Christi St. Joseph Medical Center, Wichita.
She was born June 27, 1925, in Neodesha to John and Erma “Tiny” Hallbauer Schoonover.
She married Charles N. Harshman on Oct. 7, 1945, at the Methodist Church in Altoona. He died June 3, 1982.
She was employed in several local restaurants, including the Main Street Restaurant in Altoo...
Margaret Shultz 1913-2009
Margaret E. Shultz, 95, Chanute, died Thursday, January 15, 2009, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.
She was born Aug. 25, 1913, in Wilson County to Michael P. and Lucy Kaiser Rausch. She graduated from Vilas High School in 1931.
She married Kenneth Shultz on Dec. 24, 1955, in Miami, Okla. He survives.
She worked as an inspector at the Burlington Overall Factory, Chanute.
She is also survived by a nephew, John Rausch, and his wife ...
David Theodore King 1952-2009
David Theodore King, 56, Erie, died Thursday, January 15, 2009, at Labette Health. His death followed a short illness, but was unexpected.
He was born Dec. 31, 1952, at Chillicothe, Mo., to William Raymond Sr. and Dorothy Ellis King.
He served a year in the First Cavalry Div. of the United States Army and was stationed at Ft. Hood, Texas.
At the time of his death he was employed with Quest Cherokee.
He married Loretta A. Vincent on May 20, 1...
25 years ago (1984) The feature in the Tribune’s weekend magazine section focuses on the historic Santa Fe depot. Now unused and on the market, the structure was built in 1903 at a cost of $30,000, a huge sum at that time. 50 years ago (1959) Construction has begun on a new $30,000 school administration building, just south of the trade school, on Evergreen Avenue. 75 years ago (1934) At a meeting of King David Masonic Lodge, it was d...
Chanute High School Honor Rolls
Chanute High School Scholastic Honor Roll (4.0) Freshmen — Kenna Bideau, Bridget Brazil, Darby Dillman, Riana Dolenz, Kimberly Glotzbach, Jefferson Holmes, Harrison Johnson, Taylor McMillan, Joe Morris, Jessie Pringle, Czarina Ramos, Abbi Reasor, Whitney Reeves, Danielle Rubow, Adam Schultz, Alex Thomen, Sam Williams, Cameron Wiltse Sophomores — Danielle Bagshaw, Evan Boltz, Erin R. Christiansen, Bethany Ely, Elizabeth Fehr, Freddy Foshag...