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, ...
Clifford L. Heisler 1928-2010
Clifford L. Heisler, 82, Humboldt, died Sunday, April 4, 2010, at his home.
He was born April 3, 1928, in Pawnee, Okla., to Henry John and Minnie Elizabeth Myers Heisler. He grew up at Pawnee until the family moved to a farm west of Elsmore in 1944.
On April 10, 1951, he married Irene Martin at Perry, Okla. They made their home west of Chanute for a few years before moving to a farm northwest of Elsmore. In 2001, they moved to Humboldt. She s...
Paul Carl Coots 1925 - 2010
Paul Carl Coots, 84, Chanute, died Thursday, April 1, 2010, in Mountain Home, Ark.
Paul was born in Oswego on Dec. 11, 1925, the son of Hiram and Mahala Coots.
He served in the Army Engineering Group during WWII, which erected the first bridge across the Rhine River in Germany.
He was married to Betty Lou Lytle of Parsons. She preceded him in death.
He worked in auto body repair.
Paul is survived by his children, Diana Erickson, Hawaii, Reg...
Nancy Jean Anderson Gampper
Nancy Jean Anderson Gampper died Thursday, April 1, 2010.
Survivors include her longtime companion, Ken Rowe, Iola; two daughters and a son-in-law, Laura and Josh Mathis, and Krista Gampper, Iola; her parents, Gene and Claudette Anderson, Colony; a sister and brother-in-law, Leanne and Butch Trabuc, Colony; and a niece and nephew, Derek Trabuc, Iola, and Nicole Wainwright, Houston, Texas.
Funeral will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the First Presbyt...
Birth ¬≠— Caldwell
Amanda and Jay Caldwell, Chanute, announce the birth of their daughter, Chloe Jay Caldwell, born March 11, 2010, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.
She is the granddaughter of Richard and Joyce Cornell and Jim and Suzan Caldwell, all of Chanute. She is the great-granddaughter of Ella Ranz, Chanute.
Willard Lee Carter 1923-2010
Willard Lee Carter, 86, rural Altoona, died Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at Via Christi St. Francis Burn Center in Wichita.
He was born Oct. 10, 1923, in rural Wilson County to Max and Alice Faye Wiltse Carter. He graduated from Altoona High School in 1942.
On April 23, 1948, in rural Altoona, he married Lucile Myers. She survives.
He was an elder and treasurer of the Altoona Christian Church. He was a farmer until his retirement in 1998 and a me...
Grace Upshaw 1921-2010
Grace Upshaw, 89, Fredonia, died Thursday, April 1, 2010, at Golden Living Center in Neodesha.
She was born Jan. 31, 1921, in rural Fredonia to Robert and Mae Little Shue.
She worked as a plate burner for Midwestern Litho Printing for many years.
On Dec. 4, 1940, in Fredonia, she married Raymond Upshaw. He died on Dec. 29, 1978.
She was a member of the First Christian Church in Fredonia.
Survivors include two daughters, Karen Klein, Davenport...
Ruby Hughes 1930 – 2010
Ruby Hughes, 79, Chanute, died Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at the Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.
Ruby was born in Wayside on June 14, 1930, the daughter of Daniel and Zelda Wright Bennett. She graduated from high school in Independence.
She was united in marriage to Shobe O. Hughes on Sept. 26, 1948. He preceded her in death in 1978.
Ruby worked in retail sales.
She was a member of the Cecil J. Meeker Post #1654 V.F.W. and the Boerstler-May ...
Lena A. ‘Betty’ Fulps 1922 – 2010
Lena A. “Betty” Fulps, 87, Chanute, died Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
Betty was born on June 20, 1922 in Uniontown, the daughter of Glen and Itha McHenry Moore. She attended Chanute public schools.
She was united in marriage to Harold Fulps on May 28, 1940. He preceded her in death.
She was a homemaker and loved spending time with her family.
Betty is survived by two sons, Eddie Fulps and ...
Carmon D. Cooley 1940 – 2010
Carmon D. Cooley, 69, Chanute, died Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at the Prairie Mission Retirement Center in St. Paul.
Carmon was born on Nov. 25, 1940, the son of Durwood and Daisy Mae Hudson Cooley. He grew up in the Erie and Chanute area.
He was united in marriage to Norma Warchola from Kansas City in December of 1974. She had a daughter, Debbie, and together they had a daughter Carmen Daisy Cooley. They later divorced.
He married Linda Mount D...
Eunice V. Trichler 1939-2010
Eunice V. Trichler, 71, Bryanston, South Africa, died Friday, March 26, 2010.
She was born Jan. 16, 1939, in rural Woodson County to Noel and Julia Jackson. She attended Humboldt High School.
She taught school at Alta Vista, Manhattan, and Salina before moving to South Africa in 1970.
She married Norman Trichler on July 22,1962. He survives.
Other survivors include two sons, Grant Trichler, Uffington, England, and Todd Trichler, Highland R...
Ronald Lee Pool 1935-2010
Ronald Lee Pool, 74, Osawatomie, died Thursday, March 25, 2010, at Olathe Medical Center.
He was born June 12, 1935, at Scott City, the first of two sons of Leonard Thomas and Sara Harriet Crum Pool. He grew up in Buffalo and graduated from Buffalo High School in 1953.
He enlisted in the Navy before the age of 18. He was a Korean War veteran and served as a Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class.
He married Pauline Faye Rickerson on Oct. 7, 1956, at Buf...
Dwight C. Olson 1928-2010
Dwight C. Olson, 81, Buffalo, died Saturday, March 27, 2010, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.
He was born Sept. 9, 1928, in rural Buffalo to Carl F. and Adeline Rose Olson. He graduated from Vilas High School.
He married Evelyn Louise Provorse on March 11, 1949. She survives.
He was a farmer and cattleman. He was a dedicated family man. He enjoyed fishing with his grandchildren and cheering for them during their ballgames. He loved workin...
Charles Columbus McQuitty 1918-2010
Charles Columbus McQuitty, 91, Chanute, died Thursday, March 25, 2010, at Heritage Health Care Center in Chanute.
He was born June 7, 1918, to Charles Walter and Winifred Williams McQuitty at the Williams homestead in Linn County near Prescott. He graduated from Prescott Grade School and Prescott High School. He also graduated from JUCO at Fort Scott with an Associates Degree in 1938 where he studied journalism.
He was a World War II veteran....