Engagement — Pilshaw/Ruggles
Kendal and Gloria Ruggles, Chanute, announce the engagement of their son Anthony to Heather Pilshaw, both of Lawrence. The bride-elect is the daughter of Russell and Patricia Pilshaw, Lenexa. Pilshaw is a 2001 graduate of Lawrence High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Behavior Analysis from the University of Kansas in 2005. She is pursuing a degree in graphic design. Ruggles is a 2002 graduate of Chanu...
Doris J. Goley 1915-2010
Doris J. Goley, 94, Erie, died Thursday, April 15, 2010, at Parsons Presbyterian Manor.
She was born Dec. 20, 1915, near Deer Creek, Okla., to Joel S. and Katherine P. Shen McKee. She graduated from Edmond (Okla.) High School.
On July 31, 1938, she married Wilbur R. Goley at Norman, Okla. He died on March 17, 1992.
She helped with the family farm.
She was a member of the Erie Federated Church.
Survivors include a son, Joe W. Goley, Grove, Ok...
Wedding — Roseberry/Thomas
Lindzey Diane Roseberry and Brandon Joseph Thomas were married March 13, 2010, at First Christian Church in Chanute. Luke Bycroft, Iola, presided over the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Martin and Gwen Roseberry, Chanute. The groom is the son of Raymond and Jodi Thomas.
Megan Kristine Roseberry, Chanute, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. The groom’s cousin, Tyler Dean Zhorne, Nashville, Tenn., was best man.
Doris J. Goley
Doris J. Goley, 94, Erie, died Thursday, April 15, 2010, at the Parsons Presbyterian Manor. Arrangements are pending with Pierce-Carson-Wall Funeral Home.
Raymond D. Bumgarner 1937-2010
Raymond D. Bumgarner, 72, rural Fredonia, died Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at his home.
He was born July 18, 1937, in Marshfield, Mo., to Clifford and Helen Hill Bumgarner. He graduated from Fredonia High School in 1956.
For 35 years he was the maintenance superintendent at Archer Daniels Midland Corporation in Fredonia, retiring in 1999.
On Aug. 30, 1957, at the First United Methodist Church in Fredonia, he married Viona Payne. She survives.
Effie F. Alexander 1920-2010
Effie F. Alexander, 89, Neodesha, died Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at Wilson County Hospital in Neodesha.
She was born May 1, 1920, in Neodesha to H.E. and Lucinda Pettyjohn Dickens. She was a homemaker and a retired CNA for Wilson County Hospital.
On June 14, 1939, in Independence she married Roy F. Alexander Jr. He preceded her in death in 1983.
Alexander was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene.
Survivors include two daughters, ...
John Robert Muecke 1930-2010
John Muecke, 80, Kansas City, Mo., died at his home on Monday, April 12, 2010.
He was born Feb. 24, 1930, in Humboldt to John and Lucy Thielen Muecke. He then joined the Army Air Corps and was a Korean War Veteran.
He worked as a mechanic for TWA in the Kansas City area for 33 years before he retired in 1991.
Survivors include nine children, Nancy Hemenway, Kansas City, Mo., Stephanie Early, Miami, Texas, Debby Helton, Leawood, Brenda Herbert...
Katherine D. Knox Setter 1918-2010
Katherine D. Knox Setter, 91, Humboldt, died Saturday, April 10, 2010, at Pinecrest Nursing Home in Humboldt.
She was born Aug. 19, 1918, in rural Humboldt to Samuel Miles II and Mabel Lula Davis Knox. She graduated from Humboldt High School in 1936.
She married Ambrose J. Setter on Dec. 11, 1941, at St. John’s Church in Iola. He preceded her in death.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include by eight sons, James J., Phil R., Bernard M., Grego...
Dale Eugene Bogle 1930-2010
Dale Eugene Bogle, 80, Wellsville, died Saturday, April 10, 2010, at Ransom Memorial Hospital.
He was born March 28, 1930, in Thrall to Boyd and Mary Ann Kirk Bogle. He grew up in and around the McClouth area where he attended school.
The son of an oil family, he moved frequently as work presented.
On May 2, 1951, he married Jean Marie Farrell in Van Buren, Ark. They live in Chanute, Eagle, Neb., and eventually Wellsville. They were married 4...
Gene ‘Andy’ Larry Anderson 1938 – 2010
Gene “Andy” Larry Anderson, 72, Chanute, formerly of Topeka, died Sunday, April 11, 2010 at his home in Chanute.
Gene was born in Corcordia on March 13, 1938, the son of David Elmer and Alice Rickson Anderson. He graduated from Topeka High School in the Class of 1956.
He was united in marriage to Doris Ellison on Sept. 21, 1958 at the Nazarene Church in Chanute. They lived in Topeka for 41 years, and traveled for 9 years before moving to Chan...
Birth ¬≠— Peter
Brynna Paige Peter, daughter of Nathan and Lindsey Peter, Chanute, was born March 31, 2010, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.
She was welcomed home by Brecca, 7, Braylee, 5, and Brax, 3.
They are the grandchildren of David and Julia Peter, Ann Finley and Randy Finley, all of Chanute. They are the great-grandchildren of Nyla Peter, Chanute, Cleo O’Brien, St. Paul, Kathryn Finley, Chanute, and Ray and Joan Colvin, Humboldt. Their grea...
Wedding — Ward/John
Morgan Suzanne Ward and Justin Daniel John were married Sept. 19, 2009, at Living Word Assembly in Chanute. Pastor Milton Hubbard presided over the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Joe and Janis Ward, Chanute. The groom is the son of Monty and Carol John, Chanute.
Carley Sharp, McPherson, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids included Stephanie Kepley, Green Bay, Wis.; Emily Stubbs, Chanute; and Shannon Jones, Lund, Nev., sis...
Helen Katherine Ross 1914-2010
Helen Katherine Ross, 95, Overland Park, died Wednesday, April 7, 2010, at Trinity Nursing Center, Merriam.
She was born July 19, 1914, in Emmons, W.V., to Frank H. and Georgia Barker Barker.
She married Stanton Ross on Nov. 26, 1932, in West Virginia. He preceded her in death.
She was a nurses’ aide from 1952-1962 at Trinity Lutheran Hospital, Kansas City, Mo. She was always an active member of her church and a homemaker.
Survivors include ...
Krista Carie Bruner Grogg 1974-2010
Krista Carie Bruner Grogg, 35, Yates Center, died Monday, April 5, 2010, from injuries she received in an automobile accident north of Yates Center.
She was born Nov. 10, 1974, in Iola to Michael L. and Linda Lea Chriestenson Bruner. She grew up at Neosho Falls and graduated from Yates Center High School in 1993.
In 1996 she earned her nursing degree from the Mary Grimes School of Nursing at Neosho County Community College and has worked as a...
J.D. Durkin 1934-2010
J.D. Durkin, 76, died Friday, April 2, 2010, at Brookside Manor in Overbrook.
He was born Jan. 14, 1934, in Humboldt to John and Mona Willhite Durkin. He grew up in Humboldt and had lived in Carbondale since 1962.
He worked as an installer for A.T.&T. for 38 years. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict from 1952 to 1956.
He had served as Mayor and City Councilman for Carbondale, was with the Carbondale Volunteer Fire Departmen...
C. ‘Ted’ Noble 1937-2010
C. “Ted” Noble, 72, rural Walnut, died Monday, April 5, 2010, at his home.
He was born Dec. 5, 1937, in Springfield, Ill., to Theodore Clyde and Elsie Marie Hennerberger Noble. He graduated from high school in Pleasant Plains, Ill.
In 1973, he moved to Walnut where he farmed, raised hogs, and was owner/operator of his own trucking company and for many years hauled cattle.
He and Doris E. Sandness were married in February 1958. They later div...
Carmon Cooley 1940-2010
Memorial services for Carmon D. Cooley, 69, Chanute, who died March 29, 2010, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Prairie Mission Retirement Village in St. Paul. Inurnment will be at Bethel Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to the Prairie Mission Activity Fund in care of Penwell-Gabel Gibson Chapel.
Velma Pearl Barnett 1914 – 2010
Velma Pearl Barnett, 96, died Monday, April 5, 2010 at the Pinecrest Nursing Home in Humboldt.
Velma was born in rural Iola on Jan. 2, 1914, the daughter of George W. and Ida Ethel Gedes Culbertson. She attended Onion Creek School and Iola High School.
She was united in marriage to Sam Phillips in 1939. He died in 1958. She was later united in marriage to Lee Chicken in 1959. He died in 1976. She later married Glen Barnett in 1977. He precede...
Margaret J. Robinson 1924-2010
Margaret J. Robinson, 85, Topeka, died Monday, April 5, 2010.
She was born Dec. 8, 1924 in Logansport, Ind., the daughter of Orley and Edith Meyers Guthrie. She was a graduate of Topeka High School and attended Washburn University.
She was employed by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas for 37 years, retiring in 2000.
She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Topeka.
She was married to Marvin L. Miller for 17 years. He preceded her...
Georgia Mae White 1920 – 2010
Georgia Mae White, 89, Chanute, died Friday, April 2, 2010 at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
Georgia was born on August 14, 1920, in Neodesha, the daughter of George and Maude McGregor McCann. She attended schools in Neodesha and Chanute.
She was united in marriage to Kenneth Leon White. He preceded her in death in 1985.
She was a homemaker.
Georgia was a member of the Baptist Faith, a member of the Democratic Party, ...