Charles “Chuck” Owens, 69, Neodesha, formerly of Parsons, died Friday, Feb. 19, 2010 at his home. Among survivors is his wife, Jan, of the home.
Further obituary details and funeral arrangements will be announced by the Carson-Wall Funeral Home.
Rose Z. McCaine 1942-2010
Rose Z. McCaine, 67, Chanute, died Friday, February 19, 2010, at Heritage Health Care Center in Chanute. She was born March 15, 1942, Chanute to Ira and Neva Brown Herndon. She attended schools in Chanute. She married Bill Key. He preceded her in death in 1963. She later married John McCaine. He also preceded her in death. She worked as a laborer in the manufacturing field. She also worked as a bartender at the Cecil J. Meeker V.F.W. Post 1654...
Martha L. "Marty" Brown
Martha L. “Marty” Brown, 87, Overland Park, KS, died Friday, February 19, 2010 at the Kansas City Hospice House. The Funeral Liturgy will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23 at the Church of the Ascension, 9510 W. 127th St., Overland Park, where friends may call from 9-10 a.m. Graveside services will be 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Memorial Park Cemetery, Chanute. The family suggests memorial contributions to Kansas City Hospice House.
Marty was born July...
Edward T. Moyer 1936-2010
Edward T. Moyer, 73, Humboldt, died Monday, February 8, 2010, at St. John’s Hospital in Joplin, Mo.
He was born April 12, 1936, to Ken and Arvilla Moyer.
He served in the U.S. Navy from 1956 to 1960.
He operated Elmer’s Van & Storage in Long Beach, Calif. He retired and moved to Humboldt in 1997 where he worked as a bartender at The Hideaway and Step On Inn.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Stephen Ohanesian, Fresno, Cal...
Joseph Martin Morgan 1963-2010
Joseph Martin Morgan, 46, Oklahoma City, Okla.,, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010, at St. Anthony Medical Center in Oklahoma City. He was born July 26, 1963 in Charleston, S.C., the son of Jerry M. and Shelia M. Shultz Morgan, a former resident of the area.
On Dec. 6, 1998 in Oklahoma City, he married Carla M. Matthews. She survives, of the home.
Also surviving are his parents, Jerry and Shelia Morgan, Braman, Okla.; a daughter, As...
Lewis Dale Corbett 1935-2010
Lewis Dale Corbett, 74, Erie, died Tuesday, February 16, 2010, at the Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita.
He was born Dec. 16, 1935, in Jet, Okla., to Ward Westerfield and Eula Grace Ragains Corbett. He graduated from Stark High School in 1954.
He married Wilma Brown on May 3, 1957, in Stark. She survives.
He worked as a project manager in the construction industry.
Other survivors include a son, Mark Corbett, Erie; two daughters, Donna Lou Rut...
Eugene Leonard Kurtz 1926-2009
Eugene Leonard Kurtz, 83, rural Fall River, died Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010, at Fredonia Regional Hospital. He was born Dec. 10, 1926, at Florence, Mo., the son of Joels Herbert and Opal Mae Worthley Kurtz. He served in the United States Army.
On July 28, 1948, in Kansas City, Mo., he married Evelyn Ruth Gilbert. She preceded him in death May 16, 2005.
Eugene retired as an operating engineer for All Purpose Sand in Bridgeton, Mo. He was a membe...
Shirley L. Dicks 1930-2010
Shirley L. Dicks, 79, died Sunday, February 14, 2010 at the Girard Hospital. She was born on Oct. 7, 1930 in Bird City, the daughter of Ward and Blanche Wise Higgins.
Shirley had lived in Argentine, Chanute, Topeka and then Lyndon after retiring. She had returned to Chanute in 1996.
She had worked at Olsen’s Grocery Store in Chanute and was a member of the United Methodist Church.
On August 3, 1946 Shirley was married to Fred Dicks, Jr., in C...
Virginia “Ivy” Oswald 1933-2010
Virginia “Ivy” Oswald, 76, Wichita, died Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010 at the Harry Hynes Memorial Hospital in Wichita.
Virginia was born Dec.r 14, 1933 in Trezevant, Tenn., the daughter of Otis and Betsy Hanes Green. She grew up and attended school in Trezevant. Va., was a CNA and worked at the Christ Villa Nursing Home in Wichita.
On Sept. 3, 1955 she was united in marriage to James A. Ivy in Corinth, Miss. They were later separated. On June 21, ...
Rex J Sumpter
Rex J Sumpter, 68, Humboldt, died Sunday, February 14, 2010, at Heritage Health Care Center in Chanute. He had been in failing health.
He is survived by his wife, Joan Anne Sumpter, of the home.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Parsons. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Altamont. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Contributions to the Rex Sumpter Memorial F...
Kenneth E. Reinhardt 1931 – 2010
Kenneth E. Reinhardt, 79, Chanute, died Friday, Feb. 12, 2010 at the Girard Medical Center.
Kenneth was born in Chanute on Jan. 27, 1931, the son of Kenneth R. and Opal M. Story Reinhardt. He graduated from Chanute High School in the Class of 1949, then later attended Wichita State University, graduating with a BS in 1964.
He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
He worked as a Railroad Engineer with the Santa Fe Ra...
Margaret Henson 1919-2010
Margaret Henson, 90, Wilson County, died Friday, February 12, 2010, at Golden Living Center in Fredonia.
She was born Aug. 20, 1919, in Wilson County to Ernest Earl and Josephine Cox Thomas and was a Fredonia High School graduate.
On March 12, 1941, in Independence she married George W. Henson. He died on Aug. 29, 1993.
She most recently worked at the Toronto Locker Plant.
Survivors include, a daughter, Mary Ann May, rural Fredonia; three gra...
Floyd Lowell Young 1922-2010
Floyd Lowell Young died Friday, February 12, 2010, at Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital in El Dorado surrounded by his family following a prolonged illness.
He was born to Otto Frank “O.F.” and Ethel Thornton Young on March 19, 1922, at the family farm in rural Chanute. Lowell attended elementary school in Petrolia and graduated from Humboldt High School in 1939. He worked the farm with his two brothers, Kenneth (deceased) and Clayton (Ulysses)...
Frank K. Judd 1929-2010
Frank K. Judd, 80, died Tuesday, February 9, 2010, in Wichita.
He was born Nov. 2, 1929, in St. Paul to Daniel F. and Hazel L. Puckett Judd.
He retired from the U.S. Navy and was employed as a service technician at Hussmann Corp.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda Steigh, Lomita, Calif., and Susan Patton, Snohomish, Wash.; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie; a daughter, Patricia Bolls...
Judith Ann Leppke 1942 – 2010
Judith Ann Leppke, 68, Humboldt, died Friday, Feb. 12, 2010 at the Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.
Judy was born in Des Moines, Iowa on Feb. 2, 1942, the daughter of Stuart and Virginia Young Schlup.
She was united in marriage to David Leppke, Jr. He survives, of the home.
Judy was a homemaker.
Along with her husband David, Judy is survived by a son, Wayne Leppke; three daughters, Theresa Hysom, Linda Kent and Anna Christmas; 12 grandchild...
Joyal - Washburn
Glenn and Brenda Joyal of Topeka and Larry and Diana Washburn of Chanute announce the engagement of their children. Jennifer Lee Joyal and Daniel Tyler Washburn, both of Pittsburg.
Joyal will be graduating in May with a major in Communication. She hopes to find a teaching job within the area. Washburn will be graduating in May with a major in Construction Management. He is currently working with Beachner Construction.
The two plan to wed on J...
Keenan - Reimer
Jim and Judy Keenan and Darrell and Sandy Hand, all of Chanute, announce the engagement of Amanda Keenan, to Tyson Reimer, both of Siloam Springs, Ark. Reimer is the son of Lloyd and Michelle Reimer, Protection. The bride-elect is a junior at John Brown University in Siloam Springs, studying Math education. Reimer is a graduate of John Brown University and is employed by Kinco Construction. The couple are planning a May 15 wedding at Amba...
Birth ¬≠— Peck
Tony and Sonya Peck, Owasso, Okla., announce the birth of their daughter, Sara Lauren, born Jan. 29, 2010, at St. John Medical Center in Tulsa, Okla. Sara was welcomed home by a brother, Benjamin Anthony, 2. They are the grandchildren of Rhonda and David Peck, Chanute, and Larry and Janet Matschull, Midland, Texas. They are the great-grandchildren of Jean Doudna, Chanute, and Wilbur Sauerwein, Newton.
Jonathan Paul West -2010
Jonathan Paul West was born and died on Monday, February 8, 2010, at the Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.
He was the son of Jason Paul West and Melissa Ann Finley.
He is survived by his parents and three sisters, Marley and Kelsie Finley and Jasmine Phillips, all of Chanute.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Landon Finley and Trenton Finley.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Bethel Cemetery, east of Chanute. Penwell-Ga...
14 arrested in meth sweep
Assistant Managing Editor
Neosho County Sheriff’s Office deputies rounded up 14 suspects Thursday afternoon in the second methamphetamine sweep in as many weeks.
After a 10-month investigation, NCSO made the arrests with the help of the Chanute Police Department and the Southeast Kansas Drug Task Force.
Thirteen warrants were served Thursday evening on individuals in Chanute and Thayer, and Woodson, Allen and Wilson counties for ...