Raymond “Ray” A. Clark 1964 – 2010
Raymond “Ray” A. Clark, 45, Piqua, died Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010 at the Allen County Hospital in Iola.
Ray was born in Chanute on Oct. 31, 1964, the son of Raymond E. and Lena Johnstone Clark.
He was united in marriage to Cynthia Mullins on June 21, 1986 in Nevada, Mo. She survives, of the home.
Ray was employed as a maintenance technician for B&W Truck Beds.
Along with his wife, he is survived by four sons, Kody Ekis, Girard, Ray Jay Clark, Iola...
Floyd E. Hamilton 1936-2010
, 74, Cherryvale, died Monday, Oct. 4, at his home.
Floyd Eugene Hamilton was born July 31, 1936 at Earlton, the son of William Floyd and Mildred Splain Hamilton. He attended Earlton and Chanute schools, then joined the Air Force, retiring after 20 years.
On Jan. 17, 1956 he married Shirley Ann Tremain in Iola. She preceded him in death Sept. 18, 2004.
He worked for Weaver Construction in Aurora, Colo., for 28 years.
Survivors include a son, ...
Charles Albert Poe 1950-2010
Charles Albert Poe, 60, rural Toronto, died Monday, Oct. 4, 2010, at St. Francis Medical Center in Wichita. He was born April 4, 1950 in the Dominican Republic, the son of Gilda Godoy.
Charles served as a private in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War.
In November of 2008, he married Pamela Anne Relph at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Yates Center. She survives, at the home.
Also surviving are his mother, Gilda Godoy, Mi...
John “Jig” Gerald Williams 1969 – 2010
John “Jig” Gerald Williams, 41, Thayer, died Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010 at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
John was born in Chanute on Sept. 19, 1969, the son of Robert and Brenda Barriger Williams.
He was a self-employed mechanic.
John was united in marriage to Katrina Brecheisen on March 14, 2002. She survives, of the home.
He was loved by all and because he had a big heart, he had many friends.
Along with his wife, Katr...
Jensen - Landis
Debra Jensen and Daniel Landis exchanged wedding vows in a double-ring ceremony at Highland Park in Chanute. The Rev. Tim Raymond officiated the ceremony.
The bride’s parents are Linda Sue Jensen-Shipp, Chanute, and the late James Jensen. The bridegroom is the son of Rexanna Olson, Humboldt, and Philip Landis, Manistie, Mich.
Matron of honor was Patricia Jensen and bridesmaid Brenna Riley. Best men were Ryan and Rusty Olson.
The groom’s grand...
Frank John Ostrosky, Jr. 1960-2010
Frank John Ostrosky Jr., 49, a longtime resident of Fredonia, currently residing in Bartlesville, Okla., died Thursday, Sept.30, 2010 at his home. He was born Dec. 4, 1960 in Fredonia, the son of Frank John and Betty Groshong Ostrosky. John was a 1978 graduate of Fredonia High School and received additional education in trade school.
On Feb. 4, 1978 in Fredonia, he was joined in marriage to Cindy Ferguson. She survives, at their home in B...
Bass - Rather
Dave and Debbie Bass, Chanute, and Keith and Linda Rather, Chanute, announce the engagement of their children, Staci Nicole Bass and Jonathan David Rather, both of Chanute. The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Chanute Christian Academy and will graduate from Missouri State University in May 2011 with a degree in agronomy. Rather is a 2006 graduate of CCH and will graduate from Missouri State University in May with a degree in wildlife bio...
Memorial service for Robert Kern, formerly of Chanute, will be held Saturday, Oct. 9 at 2 p.m. at the Shrine Pavilion in Warsaw, Mo., with military honors by the Warsaw American Legion.
George Richard Shay 1943-2010
George Richard Shay, 67, Fredonia, died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010 at Galicia Heart Hospital in Wichita. He was born July 15, 1943 in Neodesha, the son of Warren William and Frankie Parks Shay.
George retired from the U.S. Army after serving 24 years.
On June 5, 1993 in Parsons, he married Carrie J. Stipp. She survives, at the home.
Also surviving are three stepsons, Rick, Patrick and Jason, West Virginia; a daughter, Vanicee Nichols, Texas; bro...
Hines - Ahring
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hines, Erie, announce the marriage of their daughter, Trisha, to Trevor Ahring, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Ahring, Girard. The ceremony took place in the Erie Federated Church on Aug. 7. Larry Jordan officiated the wedding ceremony. Candlelighters were Zach Gilmore, nephew of the bride, and Bridgette Housley, niece of the bride. Taryn Pierce and Tracy Gilmore served as their sister’s matrons of honor. Keri Hines, Dar...
Vickie Lynn Allison 1961 – 2010
Vickie Lynn Allison, 49, Urbana, died Monday, Sept. 27, 2010 at the Labette County Medical Center in Parsons.
Vickie was born in Joplin, Mo., on May 6, 1961, the daughter of Everett and Joy Underwood. She attended Thayer High School and Neosho County Community College.
She was a homemaker.
Vickie is survived by her parents, Everett and Joy Underwood; three sons, Robert Allison, Toby Waller and Anthony Allison; grandchildren, McKaylea Allison,...
Nancy Jo Willcott Denton 1941-2010
Nancy Jo Willcott Denton, 69, died unexpectedly on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010, at her home in Sachse, Texas.
Nancy was born Feb. 11, 1941 in Chanute to Ralph and Ethel Snyder Willcott. She was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her husband, Gordon, and their three daughters, Mandy (Tony) LaRocca, Chanute, Cristin Carballo, McKinney, Texas, and Sunni Baker, Richardson, Texas; grandchildren Taylor Phelan, Sydney and Brooke Carbal...
Robert E. “Bob” Lamb 1940-2010
Robert E. “Bob” Lamb, 70, rural Parsons, died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010 at his home. He had been in failing health the past several years.
He was born April 6, 1940, on a farm near Parsons, to Edwin and Eva Chrisman Lamb. He grew up there and attended Labette County Community High School, graduating in 1957.
On August 16, 1958 he married Carolyn Duling at Independence.
For 41 years he was employed by the Neosho County Highway Department, reti...
Riley G. Baldwin 1914 – 2010
Riley Grant Baldwin, 96, Galesburg, died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010 at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
Riley was born in rural Galesburg on Sept. 6, 1914, the son of Harry and Zella Fought Baldwin. He attended Galesburg schools.
He served his country in the United States Army during WWII.
He was united in marriage to Virtress Dixon Jordan on Nov. 20, 1952 at Chanute. She preceded him in death on Jan. 24, 1998.
He was a lif...
Kranker - VanGotten
Alicia Kranker and Garrett VanGotten were united in marriage in a candlelight ceremony on May 29, 2010 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Frontenac. Father Robert Spencer officiated. Parents of the couple are Brian and Mary Kranker, Frontenac, and Gary and Jackie VanGotten, Chanute. Maid of honor was Janelle Kranker, sister of the bride, Frontenac. Emily Maus, Arma, was bridesmaid. Jared Kimball, Chanute, served as best man. Garrett Kelly, ...
Margaret Ann Woodyard 1934-2010
Margaret Ann Woodyard, 76, Marysville, died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010 at Via Christi Regional Medical Center, Wichita.
She was born Aug. 11, 1934 at Garrison, the daughter of Paul and Gladys White Burland. She graduated from Randolph High School in 1952. She married Elmer Woodyard on Sept. 4, 1953 and they farmed south of Blue Rapids.
He died March 30, 1986.
Survivors include five sons, Dale Woodyard, Tonganoxie, Gail Woodyard, Marysville, Wa...
Allen - Brightman
Mike and Joyce Allen, Chanute, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Allen, Chanute, to Cole Brightman, Oswego. He is the son of Greg and Roberta Brightman, Oswego. The bride-elect’s grandparents are Eugene and Leona Pool, Savonburg, Junior and Elizabeth King, Lenapah, Okla., and the late Henry Allen. Brightman’s grandparents are Eldo Jess “Bud” and Bev Coons, Lake Havasu City, Ariz., and the late Betty Coons. The bride-elect...
Juanita Mae Sperry 1922 - 2010
Mrs. Juanita Mae Sperry, wife of the late Warren Dale Sperry, passed away peacefully at the age of 88 in Lakewood, Colorado on September 23, 2010. She was surrounded by her family.
She was born on September 12, 1922 in El Dorado, KS, the daughter of William S. and Ethel Huff.
Like other young women in the “greatest generation”, she contributed to the war effort helping to build airplanes for Boeing Aircraft & by working as a telephone opera...
Raymond Theodore Wasley 1962 – 2010
Raymond Theodore Wasley, 48, Chanute, died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010 at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
Raymond was born in Hartford, Wis., on Sept. 3, 1962, the son of Harold and Esther Hasby Wasley. He attended Harding High School and later received his Welding Accredited Certificate from Neosho County Community College.
He was united in marriage to Jackie Shrum on March 15, 2000. She survives.
Raymond worked as a we...
Orr - Koch
Terri and Jeff Dale and David Orr, all of Chanute, and Sandra and Jim Koch, Emporia, announce the engagement of Taverli Orr, Emporia, and Jason Koch, Emporia. The bride-elect graduated from Chanute High School in 2000 and Emporia State University with a marketing degree in 2004. She is the manager at maurice’s in Emporia. Koch graduated from Emporia High School in 1999 and Emporia State University with a CIS degree in 2004. He works with hi...