Florence Alliene Jackman 1921-2008
Florence Alliene Jackman, 87, Moran, died Wednesday, October 29, 2008, after an extended illness.
She was born Feb. 11, 1921, on the family farm north of Iola to William B. and Hattie King Gay. She attended Gas and Iola schools.
On July 17, 1938, she married Herman D. Jackman at the Trinity Church in Iola. He survives.
The Jackmans lived the majority of their married life in Moran, except when the family business, Jackman Excavation, took the...
Estelle Gladys Wells 1917-2008
Estelle Gladys Wells, 90, a lifelong resident of Fredonia, died Monday, Oct. 27, 2008 at Fredonia Regional Hospital. She was born Nov. 28, 1917 in Fredonia, the daughter of Harry Ralph and Georgia Mae Armstrong Giles. She was retired after 35 years of working as a beautician.
In 1936, she married Roy Findley. He preceded her in death. She later was married to Orval Wells and they were divorced.
Survivors include three sisters, Margaret Rodrig...
Juanita ‘Jenny’ Sanchez 1932 - 2008
Juanita “Jenny” Sanchez, 76, Humboldt, died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2008 at her home.
Jenny was born on Jan. 12, 1932 in Chanute, the daughter of Ignacio and Refugio Alonzo Marquez.
She was a homemaker.
Jenny was active in the Altar Society and numerous church activities. She enjoyed her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was united in marriage to Abel D. Sanchez in January 1951 in Humboldt. He preceded her in death on Sept. 6, 200...
Juanita Sanchez, Humboldt, died Wednesday, October 29, 2008, at her home.
Arrangements are pending with Penwell-Gabel Humboldt Chapel.
Doris M. Dalton 1918-2008
Doris M. Dalton, 90, Oswego, formerly of Chanute, died Monday, October 27, 2008, at Oswego Nursing Center.
She was born July 10, 1918, in Chanute to Walter and Effie Gibson Cox. She attended Chanute public schools, graduating from Chanute High School and Chanute Junior College.
She married Lloyd Dalton on Nov. 29, 1937, in Chanute. He died on June 15, 1976.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include two sons, Larry Dalton, Oswego, and Adrian Da...
Nellie P. Hempen 1914-2008
Nellie P. Hempen, 94, Chanute, died Sunday, October 26, 2008, at McCrites Plaza Nursing Center, Topeka.
She was born Feb. 18, 1914, in Humboldt to John Robert and Anna Michels Winder. She attended Chanute public schools.
She married Frank B. Hempen on Feb. 4, 1929, in Topeka. He preceded her in death.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include a son, Frank Hempen Jr., Greeley, Colo.; a daughter, Roberta Dewey, Topeka; eight grandchildren, Mary De...
Millard B. Cress 1912-2008
Millard B. Cress, 96, Humboldt, died Saturday, October 25, 2008, at Arrowood Lane Residential Care Facility.
He was born Oct. 21, 1912, in Galesburg to Johnnie A. and Della M. Baker Cress. When he was 6 months old, the family moved to a farm seven miles southeast of LaHarpe. In 1920, they settled on a farm northwest of Humboldt. He graduated from Humboldt High School in 1930.
On May 28, 1933, he married Fern E. Tomlinson at the home of her...
Dorothy M. Conner 1925-2008
Dorothy M. Conner, 83, Bronson, died at her home on Saturday, October 25, 2008.
She was born March 15, 1925, at St. Paul to Orville and Mabel Craig Lowe. She graduated from Savonburg High School in 1942.
She married E.C. Conner on Nov. 22, 1941, at Nevada, Mo. He survives.
Other survivors include, Connie Johnson, Redfield, Shirley Edwards, Moran, and Vicki Murry, Pittsburg; a sister, Josephine Guy, Walnut; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-...
Margaret L. Aikins Huffman 1925-2008
Margaret L. Huffman, 83, Chanute, died Saturday, October 25, 2008, at Chanute Healthcare Center.
She was born July 26, 1925, in rural Rose to David and Beatrice Tuttle Thornton. She attended Stark schools.
She married Lyle Huffman. They later divorced. She married Harry Aikins. He died on April 13, 1998. She later remarried Lyle Huffman. He died on Nov. 26, 2004.
She was a homemaker and a member of Faith Bible Church.
Survivors include by a s...
Dan L. Willson 1923-2008
Dan L. Willson, 85, St. Paul, died Saturday, October 25, 2008, at Prairie Mission Retirement Village after a brief illness.
He was born Aug. 25, 1923, at Lincoln Township in Labette County to Foster Sare and Eva Lavon Crosser Willson. He graduated from St. Paul Public High School in 1941 and later Kansas State Teacher’s College.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
He retired in 1985 as Dean Emeritus (Dean of sciences and mathemati...
Kenneth E. Tripp 1923-2008
Kenneth E. Tripp, 84, Manteca, Calif., died Thursday, September 18, 2008, at Doctor’s Hospital in Manteca.
He was born Oct. 29, 1923, in Chanute to John O. and Edith Tripp. He graduated from Chanute High School.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
He retired in 1988 after 40 years as a truck driver and rancher.
Survivors include his wife, Betty J. Tripp; a son, Stephen Tripp, Stockton, Calif.; two daughters, Annette Tripp, Manteca...
Gerald Wayne ‘Bow’ Bowman 1919-2008
Gerald Wayne “Bow” Bowman, 89, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008 at Labette Health, Parsons.
He was born June 6, 1919 at Mound Valley, a son of Selden and Hazel Clark Bowman. He was raised in Mound Valley and attended school there. In 1938 he enlisted in the United States Navy. He served most of his tour of duty aboard the U.S.S. New Orleans. He was stationed at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941 when the Japanese attacked. Following his discharge he ...
Forrest Harold Sale, Jr. 1944-2008
Forrest Harold Sale, Jr., 64, Kansas City, Kan., formerly of the Wilson and Neosho County area, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008 at his home. He was born June 30, 1944 in Chanute, the son of Forest Harold and Pansy Lewis Sale. He served in the United States Navy 1965-1969. He worked many years as a mechanic for Western Auto and an appliance specialist for Hobart Kitchen Appliances.
On April 1, 1983 in Kansas City, he married Mary Fiscus. She sur...
Helen Marie Hines 1909-2008
Helen Marie Hines, 99, longtime resident of Erie, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008 at Prairie Mission Retirement Village, St. Paul, where she had been cared for the past three years.
She was born May 29, 1909 in the Centerville area, near Erie, to Albert J. and Maude A. Beard Walker. She had lived in the Erie area all her life. She graduated from Erie High School and taught in rural schools. Later she worked in the Register of Deeds office sever...
James Michael Booe 1985-2008
James Michael Booe, 23, Lake Lafayette, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008 from an auto accident near Pittsville, Mo.
He was born April 3, 1985 in Independence, the son of Tracy and Claudia Toon Booe.
He was a graduate of Goodard High School in 2003. He was working as a roofer for Trinity Roofing Company, Odesa.
Survivor include daughter Jamie Dannelle Booe and stepdaughter Melisa Folson, Odessa; a stepson, Sauer Folson, Odessa; mother Claud...
Ardeth Lee Willenburg 2008
Word has been received of the death of Ardeth Lee Collison Willenburg, Morton Grove, Ill.
Survivors include children Jeredith Duvall, Patricia McGhee, Jeanne Arens; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a brother, Dale Collison, Humboldt.
Visitation is 10 a.m. until service time of 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25 at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, Humboldt. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.
Roger Kevin Wood 1959-2008
Roger Kevin Wood, Fairplay, Colo., 49, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2008.
He was born Feb. 1, 1959 to Terry T. and Ann Holmes Wood.
He married Shawna Masure Oct. 1, 1994. She survives.
Survivors include a brother, Arlie, grandparents, Ballard and Gladys Wood, Henry and Weniferd Holmes; a son, Travis Wood; daughters, Tamara Lockhart, Tosha Farman Wood; a brother, David Wood, sisters, Sheri Loepke, Juli Cazzell, his father, Terry Wood, his mother an...
Joseph Thomas Spurling 1948-2008
Joseph Thomas Spurling 60, Iola, died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2008 at his home.
He was born on Feb. 2, 1948 in Chanute, to William Thomas and Virginia Arlene Young Spurling.
He had worked in construction dealing with SEKAN asphalt. He had been a member of the United States Army.
On June 7, 2007 he married Ginny Hanna in Gas City.
Survivors include his wife, of the home, Jinny Spurling, his mother, Virginia Duke, Chanute, his father, William Spur...
Velma J. Sanders 1930 – 2008
Velma June Sanders, 78, of Chanute, passed away Friday, October 17, 2008 at her home.
Velma was born in Kiowa County, Kansas on June 8, 1930, the daughter of Terry Bruce and Olivia Emma (Ochs) Crowe. She graduated from Coldwater High School, Coldwater, KS in the Class of 1948. She then attended Bethany College in Lindsborg, KS, graduating in 1953.
Velma was united in marriage to James C. (J.C.) Sanders on August 19, 1956 at the Coldwater Un...
Velma Sanders, Chanute, died Friday, October 17, 2008, at her home.
Arrangements are pending with Penwell-Gabel Gibson Chapel.