Carol Ann Pollman Wimsett 1940-2012
Carol Ann Pollman Wimsett, 72, Chanute, died Saturday, April 28, 2012 at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
Carol was born in Humboldt on March 27, 1940, the daughter of James Arthur and Helen Lenora Michael Pollman. She graduated from Humboldt High School. She married Kenneth “Jerry” Wimsett on April 26, 1958 in Humboldt.
Carol was a lifelong member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Humboldt, loved spending time with her...
William “Bill” Blythe 1931-2012
William “Bill” E. Blythe, 80, Chanute, died on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute. Bill was born on August 13, 1931, at Council Grove, to Cephus Carey and Lottie May Weston Blythe.
Bill was married to Mildred Hoover on July 15, 1951. She died in 1988.
He graduated from Dwight High School and joined the Air Force on June 3, 1949. He was discharged on Dec, 2, 1952 and attended Pittsburg State Un...
Mark Randall Sewell 1962-2012
Mark Randall Sewell, 49, Fredonia, formerly of Texas, died Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at Fredonia Regional Hospital. He was born June 5, 1962 in Independence, the son of Donald and Myrtle Frye Sewell. Mark was a 1980 graduate of Tulsa Union High School and attended Independence Community College. He was a disabled combat veteran.
On June 9, 2000, in Eureka Springs, Ark,, Mark was united in marriage to Linda Rassman. Linda survives at their hom...
Dr. Jack Couk, Jr. 1922-2012
Dr. Raymond A. “Jack” Couk, Jr., 89, Joplin, Mo., died on Sunday, April 29, 2012 at his home just hours after a family celebration for his upcoming 90th birthday.
He was born on May 7, 1922 in Wichita, to the late Raymond A. and Edith Gutherie Couk.
Jack was a 1st Lieutenant in World War II and was a B-25 pilot. He flew 73 missions in the Philippines and New Guinea. He received the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal with Oak Lea...
Kristen E. Jacobs 1952-2012
Kristen E. Jacobs, 59, died April 27, 2012, at Via Christi Regional Medical Center, St. Francis, Wichita. She was born July 3, 1952, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of William and Vina Springer Rhule. She graduated from Holton High School in 1970 and attended Highland Community College and Washburn University. Kristen was a financial planning assistant with Ameriprise Financial, Hutchinson and had worked at Jarred, Gilmore & Phillips Accoun...
Dixie Darlene Norton Reasoner 1947-2012
Dixie Darlene Norton Reasoner, 64, a resident of rural Fredonia, near Buxton, died Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at her home. She was born Oct. 16, 1947 in Webb City, Mo., the daughter of William “Bill” and Martha Robinson Hicklin. Dixie grew up and attended school in Altamont.
Seventeen years ago, Dixie met Richard Reasoner and they began their life together. Richard survives, at their home.
Dixie was a member of the Christian Church.
Esther Irene Lansky 1921-2012
Esther Irene Lansky, 91, Iola, formerly of Humboldt, died Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at the Allen County Hospital in Iola.
Esther was born in Ravena, Ohio on Feb. 14, 1921, the daughter of Louis and Nancy Chaplin Fisher. She attended schools in Ohio.
She was united in marriage to Jack Lansky. He preceded her in death in 1996.
Esther worked as a machinist for Morris Control.
She is survived by her daughter, Judith Branstetter, Humboldt; two son...
Charles N. Thummel 1932-2012
Charles Nicholas Thummel, 79, died Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at his home in Thayer.
Charles was born in Tipton on July 13, 1932, the son of Joseph and Anna Simeon Thummel. He attended Piqua schools.
He was united in marriage to Dorotha L. White on Sept, 14, 1970 in Miami, Okla. She survives, of the home.
Charles owned Thummel Lumber Company and was also a cattleman.
Along with his wife Dorotha, he is survived by his children, Marsha S. Bogle, C...
Mary Lou Ingle 1928-2012
Mary Lou Ingle, 83, a resident of Independence, died Thursday, April 19, 2012. She was born August 17, 1928 in Lafontaine.
Mary Lou was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Ingle. She is survived by her son, Ron Ingle; her daughter, Shelia Padilla; sisters, Maxine Likes, Paulina Jenkins, Janice Luwellen; and brothers, Bill Tindle and Dee Tindle; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Cremation has taken place and a family servi...
LaVonne Marie Atteberry 1916-2012
LaVonne Marie Atteberry, 96, Elsmore, died Friday, April 20, 2012 at Moran Manor in Moran.
LaVonne was born Feb. 17, 1916, at Savonburg, to Eric Leonard and Julia Evalina Swanson Carlson. The Carlson family later moved to the Elsmore area where she attended East Liberty Grade School. She graduated from Elsmore High School in 1934 and the School of Cosmetology in Coffeyville. She worked as a beautician in Parsons until she purchased her own s...
Sheila Rochelle Mann 1954-2012
Sheila Rochelle Mann, 57, Humboldt, died Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at the Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.
Sheila was born in Colony on Sept. 16, 1954, the daughter of Bill and Lois Shepard Ellis. She graduated from Colony Crest High School in 1972.
She was united in marriage to Michael “Mike” Eldon Mann on Jan. 19, 1975 in Colony. He survives, of the home.
Sheila was a bus driver for the ANW Cooperative School.
She was a member of First Chr...
Danny W. White 1940-2012
Danny W. White, 72, longtime resident of Fredonia, died Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at his home. He was born Feb. 11, 1940 in Independence, the son of Warren C. and Esther Stroud White. Dan was a 1958 graduate of Fredonia High School and a 1963 graduate of The University of Kansas, where he earned a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Spanish.
Dan worked as a teacher at Albuquerque Academy where he taught Spanish and English as a second language. Dan ...
Edwin E. Noland 1951-2012
Edwin Eugene Noland, 61, Lawrence, died Tuesday, April 17 at the US Veteran’s Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo.
Edwin was born March 27, 1951, in El Dorado, the son of Edsel E. and Edilee Beggs Noland.
He graduated from Chanute High School. He served his country in the United States Army for two years. Edwin was a lifetime member of the American Legion Boerstler-May Post 170 and the First United Methodist Church.
Edwin is survived by his pa...
Ruth Lorene Audiss 1924-2012
Ruth Audiss, 87, Chanute, died Sunday, April 15, 2012 at Heritage Nursing Home in Chanute.
Ruth was born in Iola on Dec. 21, 1924, the daughter of Arthur and Edith Fine Conner.
She married Robert Audiss in 1946. He preceded her in death in 1997.
She was a homemaker.
Ruth is survived by her children, James Dalton, Wichita, and Ruth Utley, Chanute; eight grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded i...
Helen Aletha Cronemeyer Williams 1920-2012
Helen Aletha Cronemeyer Williams, 91, died on April 14, 2012 in Wichita, after a short illness. Helen was born in Chanute on Sept. 6, 1920. She graduated from Chanute High School in 1938. She pursued her love of music, graduating from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor’s of Music Education in 1942. She went on to study at Union Theological Seminary in New York receiving a Master’s of Sacred Music Degree in 1948. Helen served in the WA...
Mera Dale Jenkins 1961-2012
Mera Dale Jenkins, 50, Chanute, died Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at her home.
Mera was born in Anchorage, Alaska, on May 31, 1961, the daughter of Carlos and Toni Ivey Hernandez.
She was a homemaker.
Mera is survived by a daughter, Mary Jenkins of Chanute; two sons, Joey Jenkins of Chanute and Beau Griffin of Texas; six grandchildren; three brothers and one sister.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m...
Elsie May Jennings 1919-2012
Elsie May Jennings, 92, rural Altoona, died at her home Friday, April 13, 2012. Elsie was born May 19, 1919 in rural Lyon County near Admire, the daughter of Carl John and Amy Adelle Ingraham Boline.
Elsie completed the 8th grade at her rural school. After moving to Topeka to work, she attended night school, earning her high school diploma. She then attended Stormont Vail School of Nursing where she graduated as a registered nurse. On Sept. ...
Vicki Lynn Howell 1949-2012
Vicki Lynn Howell, 62, Chanute, died Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
Vicki was born in Chanute on Nov. 21, 1949, the daughter of Chet and Dorothy Burns Bowman. She graduated from Wilbur, Neb. High School and attended one year of college.
She was united in marriage to Roy “Monk” Howell on April 1, 1968 in Chanute. He survives, of the home.
Vicki worked as a landfill attendant for the City of...
Patricia Ann “Pat” Markham 1928-2012
Pat Markham, 83, peacefully entered the arms of the Lord, surrounded by loving family members, Thursday, April 12, 2012 at Prairie Mission Retirement Village, St. Paul.
Pat was born July 26, 1928 in Blackwell, Okla., the daughter of Abbie and Mabel Kragh McIlroy. She attended Cherokee, Okla., public schools.
She was united in marriage on June 21, 1957 in Chanute to Richard Markham, who preceded her in death, in 2003. Pat made her home in Cha...
Vera Louise “Lou” Kern 1937-2012
Vera Louise “Lou” Kern, 74, Osawatomie, died Monday April 9, 2012 at the Life Care Center in Osawatomie.
“Lou” as she was known, was born Nov, 9, 1937. She was the youngest of three children born to Clarence Edward and Margaret Irene Ginbey Hutton.
She graduated from Chanute High School in the Class of 1956.
On Jan. 5, 1957 Lou married David Lee “Duke” Kern in Chanute.
“Lou” worked from 1971-1979 for the Neosho County Sheriff’s Department as ...