Elinor ‘Marie’ Holcom 1922-2012
Elinor “Marie” Holcom, 89, longtime resident of Altoona, died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012 at Wilson Medical Center in Neodesha. She was born May 24, 1922 in Salina, the daughter of Albin Levi and Ruth Stolberg Larson. Marie attended grade school and high school in Lindsborg, and completed her GED some 30 years later in Altoona.
On July 29, 1940 in Downs, Marie was united in marriage to Dwain Harold Holcom. He preceded her in death July 6, 2001.
Maxine Warner Fink 1921-2012
Maxine Grace Warner Fink, a longtime resident of Fredonia, died Monday, Jan. 2, 2012 at Wilson Medical Center in Neodesha. She was born May 22, 1921 in Sycamore, the daughter of Thomas J. and Ruby Vaughn Coates Goodwin. Maxine was a graduate of Fredonia High School.
Maxine was united in marriage to Bill Brooks and they were later divorced. On August 16, 1965, she married Melvin Warner and he preceded her in death August 11, 2000. On Feb. 14, ...
Lois Laverne Osterberg Smith 1926-2011
Lois Laverne Osterberg Smith passed from this world on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011 after an extended illness. Lois was a resident of the Medical Lodge of Fort Scott, where she received compationate care for the past five years and was loved by many of the staff and residents alike.
Lois Osterberg came to this world happily (we all know she did) on May 19, 1926. Her parents were Carold John and Josephine Dreon Osterberg. Lois had three siblings wh...
Edgar C. ‘Ed’ King 1925-2012
Edgar C. “Ed” King, 86, Chanute, died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, at his home.
Ed was born Jan. 19, 1925, at Success, Ark., the son of Clarence and Notra Melton King. The family moved to Humboldt, where he grew up and graduated from Humboldt High School in 1942. He served in the United States Army during World War II.
On April 28, 1945, Ed married Billie E. McCoy in Humboldt. Following his honorable discharge from the service, they made their ho...
Helen K. Farmer 1945-2012
Helen K. Bellinger Farmer, 66, died Monday, Jan. 2, 2012 at the Allen County Hospital, Iola. She was born on Jan. 24, 1945 at the farm in Chickasaw County Iowa to Delbert and Marie Bellinger. She was raised in Northern Iowa and attended Chickasaw Country Schools as well as Plainfield High School.
She cleaned homes, delivered meals to Smith Farms and painted homes until her hiring at USD 366 as a cook in 1973. Several children have crossed her...
Russel Spohn 1930-2011
Russel Spohn, 81, lifelong resident of Fredonia, died at his home on Friday, Dec. 30, 2011. He was born Jan, 8, 1930 in Fredonia, the son of Charles Albert and Lenora Isabel Carpenter Spohn. Russel was a 1948 graduate of Fredonia High School. He served as a sergeant in the United States Army 1951-1953.
On April 14, 1951, in Fredonia, Russel was united in marriage to Maurita Joan Opperman. She survives, of the home.
Russel was employed and ev...
Phillip Allen Crim 1981-2011
Phillip Allen Crim, 30, Parsons, died Friday, Dec. 30, 2011 at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
He was born Sept. 18, 1981 at Parsons, a son of Allen and Bev Ratter Crim. He grew up in Parsons and attended school here. Following graduation he attended Labette Community College and later graduated from the Central Bible College with a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Missions and Bible. He was currently employed as an I.T. technician f...
Jimmie LeRoy Orton 1929-2011
Jimmie LeRoy Orton, 82, Stark, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011 at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
Jimmie was born Driftwood, Okla., on Nov. 23, 1929, the son of Raymond and Francis Hill Orton. He graduated from Driftwood High School in 1941. He married Jeane Mitchell on Nov. 26, 1953 in Erie.
He is a member of the American Legion in Erie.
Jimmie is survived by his wife, Jeane, rural Chanute; one son, Frank Orton, Meridian, I...
Louis Castellucci 1944-2011
Louis Stanislaus Antonio Castellucci, Yucca Valley, Calif., died December 22, 2011 in San Bernadino County, California, the result of a car accident.
He was born July 6, 1944 in Los Angeles, Calif., the son of Luigi Stanislaus Castellucci and Mariana Virginia DeLellis. He was a graduate of St. John Vianney Boy’s High School and attended the University of California at Los Angeles majoring in Business Administration. He was in the banking an...
Willey - Cadman
Amy Willey and Aaron Cadman exchanged wedding vows in a double ring ceremony Sept. 16, 2012 at Wentzville, Mo., officiated by Michelle Spies.
The bride is the daughter of Arles and Karen Willey, Chanute. The bridegroom is the son of Donald Cadman and Sue Bentley, Fenville, Mich., and Richard and Randi Gould, Baldwin, Mich.
Wedding planner was Micki Reed, Olathe, friend of the bride.
Ladies of honor were Devon Pruitt, Pittsburg, friend of the ...
Clara May Angleton 1935-2011
Clara May Angleton, 76, lifelong resident of the rural Erie area, died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011 in the emergency room of Labette Health, Parsons. Death was unexpected.
She was born in rural Erie on Sept. 13, 1935 to Clarence R. and Leona May Treadway DeWeese. She graduated from Erie High School in 1953 and attended Chanute Junior College.
On Nov. 18, 1956 she married Cecil Angleton at the Walnut United Methodist Church. They had observed 55 ...
Hazel M. Harvey 1935-2011
Hazel M. Harvey, 76, Chanute, died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011 at Heritage Nursing Center in Chanute. Survivors include her two children, Carol Harvey and Patricia Harvey, both of Chanute; as well as two brothers and two sisters.
Cremation, with no services scheduled. Memorial contributions in memory of Hazel may be made to any charity of the donor’s choice.
Written messages and memories may be left for the family at www.mullinaxfuneralhome.co...
Ralph D. ‘Scotty’ Scott 1931-2011
Ralph D. “Scotty” Scott, 80, New Egypt. N.J., died Wednesday, Dec. 28 at Compassionate Care Hospice in Trenton. Born in Houston, Texas, he was a longtime area resident.
Scotty retired from the U.S. Army as a Staff Sergeant in 1968 after 20 years of service, serving in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars. After his military service he worked as a prison guard at the Yardville Correctional Facility and also was a truck driver. Scotty was a member ...
Georgia Lea Frazell 1926-2011
Georgia Lea Frazell, 85, Iola, died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. She passed away on her 67th wedding anniversary.
Georgia was born April 14, 1926, in Virgil, to the late Donald R. and Violet I. Hays Blohm. She grew up in Iola and attended the Iola schools.
On Dec. 28, 1944, Georgia married Wendell W. Frazell. She worked for Burcham Grocery, the Idea Shop, and Midland Brake.
She is ...
Robert Eugene Wrestler 1929-2011
Robert Eugene Wrestler, 82, Humboldt, died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011 at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
Robert was born in rural Humboldt on August 11, 1929, the son of Claude and Lois Brinkmeyer Wrestler. He graduated from Humboldt High School in 1947. He was united in marriage to Boneta Harvey on July 25, 1947 in Erie. She survives.
Robert worked as a carman for the AT&SF Railroad and was also a farmer.
He was a devoted Boy...
Martha Ruth Stipp 1943-2011
Martha Ruth Stipp, 68, Chanute, died Monday, Dec. 26, 2011 at Via Christi St. Francis Medical Center in Wichita. She was born June 30, 1943 in Fredonia, the daughter of Herb and Elva Ruth McPherson Hare. Martha was a school bus driver for USD 413 in Chanute for many years.
On March 1, 1964, Martha was united in marriage to Darrel Stipp. He survives in Chanute.
Martha was a member of the First Christian Church in Fredonia. In addition to her h...
Charles Glendon How, Jr. 1936-2011
Charles Glendon How, Jr., 75, died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011 at St. John’s Hospital in Joplin, Mo.
Charles was born Sept. 11, 1936 to Charles and Neva Mason How in Portales, N.M.. The Hows moved to Baxter Springs in 1948.
He graduated from Baxter Springs High School and served in the United States Navy from 1954 to 1957 primarily aboard the U.S.S. Bennington aircraft carrier.
Survivors include his daughters Mary Ice and husband, Carl, Westlake, ...
Hiram Edwin Campbell 1924-2011
Hiram Campbell, 87, Chanute, died Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.
Hy was born in rural Fredonia on Sept. 1, 1924, the son of Frank and Stella Cline Campbell. He married Mary Katherine Green and she preceded him in death on Feb. 14, 1979. He later married Maxine Timmons Puckett on July 15, 1983 in Miami, Okla. She survives. He graduated from Altoona High School in 1943 and joined the Army during WWII. He received two...
Clifton Edward Jackson 1918-2011
Clifton Edward Jackson, 93, died on Friday, Dec. 23, 2011 at a Columbia, Maryland hospital following a short illness. He was born Feb. 22, 1918 in Elsmore, to Oliver Conrad and Della Roselia Swanson Jackson. He was baptized and confirmed at Friends Home Lutheran Church, Savonburg.
Clifton graduated from Elsmore High School in 1936 and Kansas State University in 1940 with a degree in Agricultural Economics. In 1940 he enlisted in the United St...
Charles Sylvester Grant, Jr. 1919-2011
Charles Sylvester Grant, Jr., 92, a former resident of rural Redfield and more recently of Chanute, Kansas, died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute. He was born Nov. 3, 1919, in Pawhuska, Okla., the son of Charles S. and Dora Maude Wooton Grant. From the age of 10, Charles was raised by his uncle and aunt George and Lee Donia Grant. He married Darlene Marie Ball on Oct. 14, 1942, at Fort Scott....