Mary Ann Hunter 1936-2008
Mary Ann Hunter, 72, Moore, Okla., formerly of Chanute, died Friday, Dec. 5, 2008 at Moore Medical Center.
She was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, Oct. 9, 1936, the daughter of Leah Schick and Arnold Waits.
She was married to Freddie Warren Hunter Jan. 12, 1983. He survives. She was previously married to Ralph Orth, deceased, with whom she had two daughters, Feona King and Marsha Diaz, who survive. Other survivors are three granddaughters, Je...
25 years ago (1983) Tribune basketball coverage of last night’s games includes photos of Sherri Vanderford and Chad Elliott. Chanute won the girls’ game, 59-46, and also took the boys’ game, 64-41. 50 years ago (1958) ALTOONA – A new agricultural marketing facility is to be set up near Altoona. The Kow Town Milk Pool will provide board and room for milk cows, giving the cows’ owners the advantages of bulk sales of milk and bulk purchase ...
Jackie Lee ‘Jack’ Orr 1935-2008
Jack Orr, 73, Chanute, died Thursday, December 11, 2008, at his home. He was born Nov. 17, 1935, in Alden to Grayson and Roxey Short Orr.
He graduated from Alden High School in 1953. In 1960, he graduated from Kansas State Teachers College (Emporia State University) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business.
He married Phyllys Muxlow on June 8, 1958, in Sterling. They later divorced. He married Jerry Vaughn Baughn on June 26, 1999, in Chanute. Sh...
Everett B. Carter 1926-2008
Everett B. Carter, 82, Chanute, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.
He was born Jan. 2, 1926, in Earlton to Ray and Bessie Kepley Carter. He married Ila Mae Booe on July 30, 1950, in Humboldt. She survives.
He was a farmer.
Other survivors include his children and their spouses, Marsha and Billy Sutton, Haysville, Diana Schaffer, Haysville, Kelly Carter, Nolanville, Texas, and Greg and Toni Carter, Chanute...
25 years ago (1983) A Tribune photo shows five-year-old John Harris as he wrestles on the lawn with his pup. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Harris, 612 N. Forest. 50 years ago (1958) ERIE – Residents of Erie and St. Paul were at the county commission meeting Friday to protest locating the county home for the aged in Chanute. 75 years ago (1933) A new attraction is coming to City Park. A monkey island, surrounded by rock walls and a ...
Faye P. Hanna 1913-2008
Faye Pauline Hanna, 94, Neodesha, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2008 at Golden Keys Nursing Home.
The daughter of John Russell and Leona Estella Black Hicks, she was born Dec. 18, 1913 in Neodesha, where she received her education.
On Oct. 19, 1930 she was united in marriage to David M. Hanna in Neodesha. He preceded her in death in 1973.
She was employed at the Army Ammunition Plant in Parsons during WWII. She later worked at various occupations bef...
Wichita billionaire buys GM Mirage’s Treasure Island
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino operator MGM Mirage Inc. is selling the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip to Wichita billionaire Phil Ruffin for $500 million, the company said Monday. Ruffin, whose interests include casinos and greyhound race tracks, purchased the property through Ruffin Acquisition LLC for $500 million cash and $275 million in secured notes issued by Ruffin Acquisition and secured by Treasure Island’s asset...
Officers graduate from Law Enforcement Training HUTCHINSON — Mark D. Hunsaker, police commissioner for Honolulu, Hawaii, congratulated 58 graduates of the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center at a Nov. 21 ceremony at the 4-H Encampment Building at the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson. The graduates, who began their training course Aug. 18, represented 45 municipal, county and state law enforcement agencies from across Kansas. They ...
Edith Bogert Jones 1912 – 2008
Edith Bogert Jones, 96, Chanute, died Friday, Dec. 5, 2008 at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center following a brief bout of pneumonia.
Edith was born on Nov. 29, 1912 in Chambers, Neb., the daughter of the late John and Lottie Hawley Bogert.
She married Walter Jones in 1942. He preceded her in death. She completed nurses training in Topeka and worked in health care for many years including a Chanute nursing home.
She was a church memb...
Maurice R. Harshaw 1916-2008
Maurice R. Harshaw, 92, Fredonia, died Tuesday, December 9, 2008, at Golden Living Center.
He was born Aug. 21, 1916, in Oswego to Oliver Henry Harshaw and Ona Gail Wilkins. He graduated from Altamont High School in 1934.
He served in the Army from 1941 to 1949.
He married Dorothy Harper on July 5, 1942, in North Augusta, S.C. She preceded him in death.
He retired in 1990 from Maurice’s Appliance Repair. He was a member of the Methodist churc...
Richard L. ‘Rich’ Clark 1945-2008
Richard L. “Rich” Clark, 62, rural St. Paul, died Monday, December 15, 2008, at h is home. He had been in failing health the past two and a half years from brain cancer.
He was born Dec. 21, 1945, in Linn County to Oliver F. and Mary Jane Sharp Clark. He lived mostly in Pleasanton and attended schools in Mound City, including Mound City High School.
In 1962 he moved to Kansas City, where he met his wife, the former Marlene Duling. They were m...
Brian Kent Stanfield 1959-2008
Brian Kent Stanfield, 49, Yates Center, died Saturday, December 13, 2008, at his home.
He was born Sept. 2, 1959, in Eureka to Val Gene and Mildred Leon Hull Stanfield. He graduated from Eureka High School in 1977.
He married Glenda Kay Upchurch on Aug. 19, 1978, in Vivian, La. She survives.
He and his wife owned and operated S & H Properties, Yates Center.
Other survivors include his mother, Mildred Stanfield, Eureka; a daughter, Minna Bolt,...
Vondina ‘Bonnie’ Morgan 1910-2008
Vondina “Bonnie” Nelson Morgan, 98, Coyville, died Sunday, December 14, 2008.
She was born Nov. 29, 1910, in the Morgan Valley area south of Coyville to Esau and Ollie Bell Fiscus Nelson.
She married Ralph Cecil “Bill” Morgan on April 3, 1933, in Yates Center. He preceded her in death.
Survivors include two sons, Wayne Morgan, Colorado Springs, Colo., and Gary Morgan, Parker, Colo.; a daughter, Mary Spillman, Wichita; and several grandchildre...
Richard ‘Rich’ Clark
Richard “Rich” Clark, 62, rural St. Paul, died Monday, December 15, 2008, at his home. He had been in failing health.
Arrangements are pending with Carson-Wall Funeral Home, St. Paul.
Senior birthday dinner to be held early
Due to the Christmas holiday, the birthday dinner at Chanute Senior Center, 1717 W. Main, will be held at noon on Dec. 18 this month.
Chanute Senior Citizens to reconvene at Central Park in April
The Chanute Senior Citizens will not meet at Central Park in the months of January, February and March.
The group will convene in April.
Special board meeting for CUSD 101 Thursday
ERIE — A special board work ...
Lucile Lema Edwards 1913-2008
Lucile Lema Edwards, 95, longtime resident of Fredonia, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008 at her daughter’s home in Joplin, Mo. She was born April 18, 1913 in Batesville, Ark. She moved to the Wilson County area when she was 18. She worked for a few years at the Kansas Ammunition Plant and owned and operated an antique store in Fredonia.
On August 21, 1931 she married Fred Alton Edwards. He died March 21, 1992.
She was a longtime member of the Bible...
25 years ago (1983) Pictured in today’s Tribune as they decorated widows at Modern Office Systems, 112 E. Main, are Bethany Cross and Jill Shepherd. 50 years ago (1958) Patricia, Mike and Linda Ashley are shown in the Tribune as they play in the three inches of snow which fell here overnight. Parents of the children are Dr. and Mrs. Glen Ash ley, 627 S. Highland. 75 years ago (1933) Neosho County farmers who signed up to reduce wheat ac...
Doyle Ray ‘Bud’ Niemeyer 1949-2008
Doyle Ray “Bud” Niemeyer, 59, Yates Center, died Friday, December 12, 2008, at Coffey County Hospital, Burlington.
He was born May 3, 1949, in Gary, Ind., to Ernest and Norma Trueblood Niemeyer. He graduated from Lowell High School in 1967, and Indiana State University in 1974.
He was employed as District Park Manager for Cross Timbers and Fall River State Parks.
He married Linda Yocum at Crown Point, Ind., on Oct. 4, 1969. She survives.
Elmer E. McCready 1927-2008
Elmer E. McCready, 81, Chanute, died Thursday, December 11, 2008 at Heritage Health Center.
He was born Sept. 15, 1927, at Brazilton to Arthur James and Lucy May Johnson McCready.
He married Betty Willis Mitchell on April 19, 1989, in Dallas, Texas. She survives.
He served in the Army and Air Force for 27 years in Germany, Japan and United States.
He worked for the Dallas Federal Reserve in accounting.
Other survivors include two daughters, ...
Wedding — Disbrow/Stegall
Melanie Kaye Disbrow and Charles Andrew Stegall were married July 12, 2008, at Wekiva Presbyterian Church, Longwood, Fla. The Rev. Paul W Anderson presided over the double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Harry and Paula Disbrow, Chanute. The groom is the son of Barry and Frances Stegall, Longwood, Fla. Sara Mitchell, Olathe, cousin of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids included Amanda Budka, Apopka, Fla.; Erin Lockhart, ...