Adam Joseph Schomaker -2010
Adam Joseph Schomaker, Chanute, died Tuesday, January 12, 2010, at the KU Medical Center shortly after his birth.
He was the son of Martin Joseph and Cozette Sue Coots Schomaker.
Survivors include his parents; a sister, Tennisyn; three brothers, Kyle, Noah and Seth, all of Chanute; grandparents Bonnie Townsend and Scott Coots, both of Chanute, and Martin and Mary Schomaker, Piqua; great-grandmothers Louise Schomaker, Iola, and Leora Dennis, C...
Garold Max ‘Jim’ Spoon 1931-2010
Garold Max “Jim” Spoon, 78, Wilson County, died unexpectedly Tuesday, January 12, 2010, at Fredonia Regional Hospital.
He was born Oct. 31, 1931, in Fall River to Lester and Alfreda Crawshaw Spoon. He was a 1949 graduate of Fredonia High School.
He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1951-1953.
For 40 years, Jim worked at General Portland/Lafarge Cement Plant in Fredonia, retiring in 1994 as the store room clerk.
On May 27, 1954, in Fredoni...
Adam Joseph Schomaker
Adam Joseph Schomaker, infant son of Martin Joseph and Cozette Sue Schomaker, died Tuesday, January 12, 2010, at K.U. Medical Center.
Arrangements are pending with Penwell-Gabel Johnson Chapel.
John W. Tipping 1924-2010
John W. Tipping, 85, longtime Erie resident, died Tuesday, January 12, 2010, at the Allen County Hospital in Iola.
He was born April 17, 1924, in Erie to John Henry and Minerva Elizabeth “Lizzie” Hoffman Tipping. He graduated from Erie High School.
On April 17, 1944 he and Lela Cox were married at Humboldt. She preceded him in death on June 25, 2009.
He worked many years at the Meadow Sweet Creamery in Erie and was a truck driver to haul gr...
John W. Tipping
John W. Tipping, 85, longtime Erie resident, died Tuesday, January 12, 2010, at Allen County Hospital in Iola.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at the Erie Federated Church.
The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall immediately following the service. Burial will be in East Hill Cemetery under the direction of Pierce-Carson-Wall Funeral Home, Erie.
Visitation will be Thursday and Friday morning at the funeral home.
Bernard David ‘Bernie’ Shively
Bernard “Bernie” David Shively, 61, Claremore, Okla., died Monday, January 4, 2010.
He was born Jan. 6, 1948, at Parsons to Edward Eugene and Bernadine Frances Titmus Shively. He graduated from Stark High School in 1965.
He joined the U.S. Air Force in November 1966 and served in the Vietnam Conflict until his honorable discharge in August 1970.
He was employed with State Farm Insurance at the time of his death.
He married Tana Wolfe on Aug....
Lola Mae Edwards 1926-2009
Lola Mae Edwards, 83, Chanute, died Saturday, January 9, 2010, at Chanute Health Care Center.
She was born Feb. 13, 1926, in Thayer to Orval Turner Woolery and Blanche Lucille Carson Woolery. She grew up in Thayer, graduating from Thayer High School.
She married Fay Orley Edwards on Oct. 15, 1947, in Chanute. He preceded her in death in 1982.
She was a homemaker.
SHe was a member of the Otterbein United Methodist Church, the Barathea Class of...
James Webster Stanlick 1937-2010
James Webster Stanlick, 72, Purcell, Okla., formerly of Chanute, passed away Saturday, January 9, 2010, at St. Anthony Hospital in Oklahoma City.
James was born on Nov. 19, 1937, in Chanute. He was the youngest of five children born to Charles Lee Stanlick and Anna Ruth Moore Stanlick. James grew up, attended school, and lived in Chanute most of his life.
In 1961, he was drafted into the U.S. Army and proudly served his country two years dur...
Marcia Helen Morrill 1946 – 2010
Marcia Helen Morrill, 64, Chanute, died Friday, Jan. 8, 2010 at her home.
She was born in Kansas City, Kan., on Jan. 4, 1946, the daughter of Rudolph John and Dorothy Helen Hollis Schuck. She attended schools and graduated from high school in Kansas City.
Marcia was united in marriage to Bill Sanford Morrill on Aug. 9, 1995 in Las Vegas, Nev. He preceded her in death.
She worked as a manager for a storage facility.
Marcia is survived by a dau...
Velma McGuire 1915 – 2010
Velma Virgie McGuire, 94, died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010 at the Heritage Healthcare Center in Chanute.
Velma was born in LaHarpe on April 15, 1915, the daughter of Leslie and Alice Dolly Lacey Sprague. She was raised by her grandparents, Elvis and Ella Sprague. She grew up and attended schools in LaHarpe.
She was united in marriage to John Clifton “Cliff” McGuire. He preceded her in death on Dec. 24, 1994.
She worked as a bookkeeper for her hus...
Evelyn Pauline Brinkmeyer Thompson 1923-2010
Evelyn Pauline Brinkmeyer Thompson, 86, Chanute, died Sunday, January 3, 2010, at the KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.
She was born Dec. 21, 1923, in rural Chanute to John Wesley and Eda Grace Winder Brinkmeyer. She graduated from Chanute Senior High School in 1941 and later attended Neosho County Junior College.
She lived her whole life in Neosho County except for about 12 years in Springfield, Mo., and Overland Park.
She married Wesle...
Margaret B. Grimm
Margaret B. Grimm, 94, Arlington, Va., beloved wife of the late Carl C. Grimm, died Thursday, December 17, 2009.
She was the loving mother of Margaret Elaine Neumann and her husband, Retired Ambassador Ronald E. Neumann, and Patricia Ann Rosenlof and her husband John R.; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a brother, Willard T. Bangle and his wife Gillis.
Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Friday at First Christian Church, 102 N....
Cecil R. Storck 1924 – 2009
Cecil Ray Storck, 85, Chanute, died Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2009 at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
Cecil was born in Humboldt on March 23, 1924, the son of Henry and Clara Grounert Storck. He attended Humboldt public schools.
He served his country in the United States Navy from November 1944 until April 1946.
Cecil was united in marriage to Naomi Osburn on Oct. 31, 1943 in Humboldt. She survives, of the home.
He worked in t...
Bonnie A. Hallbauer 1954 – 2009
Bonnie Ann Hallbauer, 55, Humboldt, died Thursday, Dec. 24, 2009 at her home.
Bonnie was born in Neosho, Mo., on Oct. 22, 1954, the daughter of Charley Albert and Mary Francis Mitchell Barker.
She was a homemaker.
Bonnie is survived by her children, DeWayne Zimmerman and his wife, Lori, and Sheri Modlin and her husband, Randy, all of Humboldt; grandchildren, Kayla Zimmerman, Tiffany Zimmerman, Michael Zimmerman, Dalton Modlin and Danica Modli...
Birth ¬≠— Frye
Anson and Amy Frye, Chanute, announce the birth of their son, Landon Nathaniel Frye, born Dec. 18, 2009, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center. Landon was welcomed home by two siblings, Kyler Frye, 18, Joplin, Mo., and Shawnee Frye, 23-months, Chanute They are the grandchildren of Jim and Linda Crismas, Humboldt, Donald Webb, Chanute, the late E.J. Frye and the late Linda Bulter. They are the great-grandchildren of Elnora Stanley, Hum...
Birth ¬≠— Dye
Cody and Catrina Dye, St. Louis, Mo., announce the birth of their daughter, Madeline Grace Dye, born Nov. 9, 2009, in St. Louis. She is the granddaughter of Larry and Carolyn Dye, Chanute, and Chuck and Carolyn Bartlett, Bloomington, Ill. She is the great-granddaughter of John and Glessie Jones, LaHarpe, Mary Bartlett, Neoga, Ill., and James Bruce, Fort Worth, Texas.
John T. Chambers
John T. Chambers, lifelong resident of Chanute, Kansas left for the arms of God December 23, 2009. John is predeceased by his sister, Helen Chambers Rice, and brother, Paul Chambers. He is survived by his four nieces who love him and will miss him…….Elizabeth (Helen Chambers), Paula, Julie and Ann (Paul Chambers).
John was born in Chanute and attended St. Patrick’s school and church.
John Chambers was a Private 1st Class in the U.S. Army Tank...
Della Lorita Decker 1923-2009
Della Lorita Decker, 86, Fredonia, died Monday, December 21, 2009, at Moundridge Manor in Moundridge.
She was born May 30, 1923, in Montezuma to Jacob and Katherine Koop Schultz. She was a homemaker.
On Dec. 30, 1951, in Fredonia she married Archie Lee Decker. He died on March 31, 2006.
She was a member of the Church of God in Christ-Mennonite.
Survivors include 10 nieces and nephews, Harold Schultz, Amarillo, Texas, Wilma Brock, Humboldt, Bo...
Velma May Morris 1917-2009
Velma May Morris, 92, Vinita, Okla., died Friday, December 18, 2009, in Vinita.
She was born May 15, 1917, in Parsons to Maurice and Maure Van Hoorbeke.
She married Raymond Constatine Morris on April 30, 1949, in Benton County, Ark. He preceded her in death.
She attended college and graduated with a degree in nursing. She was a member of the Park Hill Nazarene Church, Galena.
Survivors include a daughter, Joy Hill, Kansas City; two sons, Paul...