De’Raun Laine Walls
De’Raun Laine Walls, 3-month-old son of Derrick and Christy (Bartholomew) Walls of Iola, died Thursday, May 31, 2012, at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.
De’Raun was born March 6, 2012 in Iola, Kan.
Survivors include his parents, 3 siblings, Myriah Renee Walls, age 8, Maliyah Lynn Walls, age 7, and Derrick Lamon Walls, Jr., 20 months, grandparents Towana & Rick Hadley of Chanute, Kan., Kendall Bartholomew of Eureka, Kan. ...
Philip Louis Rush 1941-2012
Philip Louis Rush, 70, died Tuesday, May 22, 2012 ay Sand Springs, Okla.
He was born Dec. 26, 1941 in Chanute to Louis Allen and Juanita Marie Jones Rush.
He proudly served his country in the United States Army. He was a boiler room technician. He was affiliated with the Catholic Church. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and barbecuing.
Survivors include children, Angela Crisp and husband, Robert, Claremore, Okla., Russell Rush and wife, Dawn, Ola...
Thomas E. Slater 1923-2012
Thomas Edward “Tom” Slater, 89, Chanute, died Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at the Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita.
Tom was born on May 18, 1923 in Coffeyville, the son of Roy Whitcomb and Lucile Penn Slater. He attended schools in Faulkner, Kan.
He served his country in the United States Navy from January 1944 to November 1946.
Tom was united in marriage to Lois P. Morris on August 22, 1947 at Yates Center. She survives.
He worked for the Santa F...
Hadley - Parish
Brad and Laura Parish, Chanute, announce the engagement of their son, Nicholas Scott Parish, Chicago, Ill., to Rani Dawn Hadley, Carrollton, Texas, the daughter of Scott and Carol Hadley, Carrollton.
The bride-elect is a 2010 graduate of Newman Smith High School, Carrollton, Texas, and is currently attending Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, majoring in Communications and Biblical Studies.
Parish is a 2008 graduate of Lakewood Park Christian S...
Covey - Daniels
Randi Covey and Ross Daniels were married in a double-ring ceremony March 17, 2012 at First Baptist Church in Humboldt. Pastor Jerry Neeley officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Clint and Tammy Wiles, Elsmore.
Daniels is the son of Garry and Debby Daniels, Humboldt.
Rylan and Karoline Covey, the bride’s daughters, were flower girls.
A dinner and reception followed at the church.
The bride is a 2000 graduate of Uniontown High School and gra...
Death notice - Slater
Thomas E. “Tom” Slater, 89, Chanute, died Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at the Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita.
Funeral will be 10 a.m. Saturday, May 26 at the Otterbein United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.
The family will receive friends this evening from 6 until 8 p.m. at the Penwell-Gabel Johnson Chapel.
To leave a special message for the family on-line, visit www.PenwellGabelChanute.com
Merlin Howard ‘Lucky’ Ware 1927-2012
Merlin Howard “Lucky” Ware, 84, a 62-year resident of Altoona, died Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at Golden Living Center in Fredonia. He was born June 5, 1927, near Coyville, the son of Oliver and Viola Busby Ware. Merlin was a graduate of Coyville High School. He served in the United States Army July 21, 1945 to Jan. 24, 1947, earning the rank of corporal.
On Jan, 27, 1948, Merlin was united in marriage to Patsy Marie Fischer. She preceded him in d...
John Joseph Ammons 1963-2012
John Ammons, 49, Fredonia, formerly of Chanute, died Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at Fredonia Regional Hospital.
John was born on March 25, 1963 in Oregon, the son of Douglas and Mary Lilly Ammons. He moved to the Chanute area in 1987.
He worked as a car detailer for Merle Kelly Ford.
John is survived by two brothers, William and Warren; six nephews; and two nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Cremation will take place and no services ...
Patty L. Lowmaster Nelson 1930-2012
Patty Nelson, 81, Palm Desert, Calif., died April 22, 2012. She was born near Earlton. She grew up with her parents, Ira and Vivian Lowmaster, near Urbana. She has a twin sister, Peggy Knapp, who resides in Placentia, Calif.
Patty graduated from Chanute High School in 1948 where she and her twin sister were cheerleaders for the Chanute Comets, 1947-1948 school year.
She married Gordon Nelson on Nov. 4, 1950 in Reno, Nev. They lived in Oakland...
Juanita M. Sellers 1920-2012
, 91, Arkansas City, died Thursday, May 17, 2012 at Medicalodge East.
She was born August 30, 1920 in Chanute, to Frank and Myrtle Hunt Siebert. She was reared and educated in Chanute by her mother and stepfather Levi Gahman, graduating from Chanute High School in 1939.
She married Virgil Sellers on June 6, 1941 in Chanute.
They lived in Chanute for several years before moving to Arkansas City.
A homemaker, she worked as a clerk for Newman’s...
Cathy Nelson Cox 1930-2012
Cathy Nelson Cox, 82, long-time resident of the Walnut area, now residing at the Moran Manor, died Monday, May 21, 2012.
She was born March 27, 1930, in Catawba, Wis., the daughter of John and Christine Raab Herber. She grew up on the family dairy farm and graduated from high school at Catawba.
She moved to Rockford, Illi., where she married Gene Patrick “Pat” Nelson on Oct. 11, 1952. They moved to Kansas in 1958 and settled on a farm north...
Frances E. Bewley Cook 1905-2012
Frances Elizabeth Bewley Cook died Nov. 25, 2011 in Sacramento, Calif. at the age of 106. She was born Jan. 5, 1905 on a farm near Fall River. She attended country schools, and then graduated from Heald Business College in Wichita. She married George C. Smith in 1926. He died 1936 of appendicitis. Following the death of her husband, Frances and her two children moved to Fredonia.
Frances worked as a secretary at the Kansas Bank Note Company u...
Randall F. Wickizer 1956-2012
Randall F. Wickizer, 55, of Bartlesville, Okla., formerly of Chanute, died Friday, May 18, 2012 in Barltesville.
Randy was born in Neodesha on August 21, 1956, the son of Edgar Francis and Elsie Lorene Dannels Wickizer. He graduated from Altoona-Midway High School and later from Pittsburg State University.
He was united in marriage to Linda Jean Hammans on May 16, 1982 in Chanute. She survives, in Bartlesville.
Randy started working as an acc...
Martha J. “Martie” Richardson 1944-2012
Martha J. “Martie” Richardson, 68, Independence, formerly of Fredonia, died Thursday, May 17, 2012 at Montgomery Place in Independence. She was born April 14, 1944 in Fredonia, the daughter of Glenn R. and Mildred Mohe Russell Noakes. Martie was a graduate of Fredonia High School and attended Coffeyville Junior College and Wichita State University. She owned and operated Bookworm Gently Used Books in Independence for many years.
Martha was jo...
James Kenneth Norris 1920-2012
James Kenneth Norris, 91, St. Paul, formerly of Erie, died Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at Prairie Mission Retirement Village in St. Paul.
He was born August 24, 1920, in St. Paul, to James and Leila Inman Norris. As a young boy, he grew up and attended schools in St. Paul and Erie.
In July of 1942, he was inducted into the United States Army where he served in the European Theater of World War II and, upon his honorable discharge, was awarded the...
Marie Chandler 1929-2012
Marie Chandler, 82, Protection, died Thursday, May 17, 2012 at Protection Valley Manor.
She was born August 18, 1929 at Neodesha to John L. and Edith A. Crocker Clark.
She married Harold E. Chandler on August 7, 1947 in Iola. He survives.
She was a cook.
She moved from Chanute to Protection in 2004. She was a member of the Otterbein United Methodist Church in Chanute and the Protection United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, ...
John Frederick White 1930-2012
John White, 81, Iola, died May 16, 2012 at the Allen County Hospital in Iola.
John was born August 10, 1930, the son of John William and Nettie Mae Fleer White in Caldwell. He grew up near Renfrow and Deer Creek, Okla. After he graduated from high school, his folks moved their family farm near LaHarpe. He attended Neosho County College for a short time.
John spent two years service in the Marines. He was stationed in Hawaii after basic trai...
Feicht - Wood
Alan H. Feicht, Sioux Falls, S.D., and Angela Trembly, Chanute, announce the engagement of their daughter Christina Marie Feicht, Chanute, to Timothy Lee Wood, Chanute.
He is the son of Kenneth and Penny Wood.
The bride-elect graduated from Chanute High School in 2010 and is attending Friends University studying Elementary Education.
Wood is a 2008 graduate of CHS and is majoring in Psychology at Friends University.
The couple are planning a ...
Marilyn S. Colegrove 1937-2012
Marilyn S. Colegrove, 74, Walnut, died Thursday, May 17, 2012, at Prairie Mission Retirement Village in St. Paul following a courageous one-year battle with cancer.
She was born Sept. 18, 1937, at Stark, to Leonard and Sue Smith Jacquinot. She grew up and attended Walnut t. Patrick’s Catholic School and graduated in 1955.
On August 22, 1959, she and Merlin K. Colegrove were married at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Walnut. After marriage,...
Jesse Lee Holman 1994-2012
Jesse Lee Holman, 18, died Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at the Allen County Hospital, Iola.
He was born on April 8, 1994, in Fort Scott, the son of Mike and Lori Nelson Holman. He attended the Marmaton Valley High School in Moran.
He is survived by his parents, Mike and Lori Holman, Moran; one sister, Katrina Holman, and one brother, Jarred Holman, both of Moran; grandmother, Cathy Cox, Moran.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 23 at the Mar...