Virginia Brown, 95, Chanute, died Sunday, April 12, 2009, at Chanute Healthcare Center.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Baptist Church in Chanute under the direction of Penwell-Gabel Gibson Chapel.
A full obituary will follow in Friday’s edition.
Iva Graham, 92, Savonburg, died Wednesday, April 15, 2009, at her home.
Funeral will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Penwell-Gabel Gibson Chapel in Chanute. Burial will follow in Buffalo Cemetery.
A full obituary will follow when provided by the family.
Glenn Dye 1938-2009
Glenn Dye, 70, Sand Springs, Okla., died Tuesday, April 14, 2009, in Tulsa, Okla.
He was born Dec. 27, 1938, in Billings, Mo., to Clifford Cecil and Esther Kelly Dye.
He and Betty Prine were married in Ava, Mo., on Dec. 21, 1954. She survives.
He owned Dye’s Quality Assurance Services, Inc., a firm which performed welding inspections. In conjunction with his business, he traveled through much of the United States.
He was an ordained minister ...
Nelda Armedia Brown Hawkins 1942-2009
Nelda Armedia Brown Hawkins, 66, Winfield, died Tuesday, April 14, 2009, at her home.
She was born Oct. 27, 1942, in Wichita to A. Cheetham and Mary Jane Nelson. She was adopted by Glenn F. and Leola M. Black Brown, Wichita, on April 6, 1944. She graduated from Labette County High School in 1960.
She married William A. “Jack” Backes in 1963. The couple later divorced. She married James Shively in 1972 and he died in 1982. She married Henry R....
Grace Lorene Timmons 1917-2009
Grace Lorene Timmons, 92, South Hutchinson, formerly of Thayer, died Monday, April 13, 2009, at Mennonite Manor in South Hutchinson. She was born March 10, 1917, in Sterling to Archie and Asenath Hinshaw Stone. She graduated from Sterling High School in 1935. She taught school in Stafford and Rice Counties and was a member of Living Waters Evangelical Free Church. She married Glen H. Timmons on May 28, 1940, in Hays. He died on Aug. 3, 19...
Jerome ‘Jerry’ Linn McIntyre 1948 – 2009
Jerome “Jerry” Linn McIntyre, 60, Humboldt, died Friday, April 10, 2009 at his home.
Jerry was born on Dec. 12, 1948 in Iola, the son of Wilford Robert and Julia Helen Norton McIntyre.
He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.
He was united in marriage to Christine Headley on July 20, 2002 in Erie. She survives, of the home.
Jerry worked for Whitaker Construction.
Along with his wife, Christine, Jerry is survived by two...
Minnie M. Grizzle 1911-2009
Minnie M. Grizzle, 97, LaHarpe, died Thursday, April 9, 2009, at Moran Manor.
She was born Dec. 3, 1911, in Kingfisher, Okla., to James and Laura Vail Jones.
On March 16, 1929, she married George F. Grizzle. He died on May 18, 1988.
She was a cook at Menegay’s Restaurant.
Survivors include six sons, Virgil Grizzle, Chanute, Lionel Grizzle, Sweet Home, Ore., Glen Grizzle, Lebanon, Ore., Darrell Grizzle, Wellington, Alvin Grizzle, LaHarpe, and ...
Shelly Lynn Lowry 1963 – 2009
Shelly Lynn Lowry, 45, Chanute, died Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at her home.
Shelly was born in Fort Scott on Nov. 19, 1963, the daughter of Larry Dean and Vivian Ann Nichols Bloesser. She graduated from Fort Scott High School.
She was united in marriage to Harry Randall Lowry, Jr. on August 21, 1982. He survives, of the home.
She worked as a clerk/cashier at G&W Foods.
Shelly is survived by her mother, Vivian Bloesser, Richards, Mo., her husba...
Bobby R. Craig 1937 – 2009
Bobby R. Craig, 71, Humboldt, died Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at his home.
Bobby was born in Landersville, Ala. on July 25, 1937, the son of Russell Greer and Dorothy Earleen Bradford Craig. He graduated high school in Moulton, Ala., in the Class of 1956.
He was united in marriage to Mary Shults on May 28, 1977 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Humboldt. She survives.
Bobby worked as a machinist in the oil industry.
Along with his wife Mary, h...
Jerome ‘Jerry’ Lin McIntyre 1948 – 2009
Jerome “Jerry” Lin McIntyre, 60, Humboldt, died Friday, April 10, 2009 at his home.
Funeral will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 15 at the Humboldt Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on this evening from 7 until 8 p.m. at Penwell-Gabel Humboldt Chapel.
A full obituary will be published when provided by the family.
Juanita ‘Jo’ Mentzer Baldwin 1923-2009
Juanita “Jo” Mentzer Baldwin, 85, Middletown, Conn., died Sunday, April 5, 2009, in Middletown.
She was born May 20, 1923, in Yates Center to Ernest and Edith Dumond Mentzer. She graduated from Yates Center High School in 1978. She was 1949 graduate of Welsley Nursing School in Wichita and was a practicing nurse for 45 years.
Survivors include four daughters, E. Ann Baldwin, Higganum, Conn., Edith Amelia Baldwin, Haddam, Conn., Beth Baldwin, ...
Mary Lou Schleicher
Mary Lou Schleicher, 88, Olathe, died Friday, April 10, 2009, at Santa Marta.
The family wishes to thank the staff at Santa Marta, Catholic Community Hospice and American Companion Care for their excellent care and compassion.
Survivors include by a daughter and son-in-law, Connie and Ken Winters, Overland Park, a son, Nick Schleicher, Marceline, Mo.; a brother, Chris Brazil, Chanute; a
sister-in-law, Mary Etta Schleicher, Overland Park; thre...
Charles E. ‘Chuck’ Hess 1951-2009
Charles E. “Chuck” Hess, 58, rural LaHarpe, died Friday, April 10, 2009, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.
He was born March 31, 1951, in Iola to James G. and Genevieve Ellis Hess. He grew up on the family farm southwest of LaHarpe. He attended Zillah Grade School and graduated from Humboldt High School in 1970. After he graduated from Allen County Community College, he took over the family farm operation.
He was a member of St. Joseph’s C...
Michael W. Fox 1950-2009
Michael W. Fox, 58, life-long Walnut area resident, died Saturday, April 11, 2009, at Mt. Carmel Medical, Pittsburg.
He was born Aug. 6, 1950, at Walnut to Lawrence Alphonsus and Mary Juanita Westhoff Fox. He attended school at St. Patrick’s in Walnut. He graduated from Pittsburg State University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree.
He owned and operated Reclamation Associates of Walnut for many years. He also farmed and was a cattle ranch...
Jess L. Coleman 1916-2009
Jess L. Coleman, 92, Tara Gardens Residential Care Facility in Iola, died Sunday, April 12, 2009, at Allen County Hospital in Iola.
He was born Nov. 5, 1916, in Higgins, Texas, to Steven and Lucy D. Wilson Coleman.
He married Enola Adams on Sept. 24, 1942, in Wichita. She died on Dec. 26, 2007.
He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
He owned and operated Standard Service Station, Wichita.
Survived by two brothers-in-law, J.Q. Adam...
Bobby Craig, 71, Humboldt, died Wednesday, April 8, 2009, at his home. Arrangements are pending with Penwell-Gabel Humboldt Chapel.
Shelly Lowry, 45, Chanute, died Wednesday, April 8, 2009, at her home. Arrangements are pending with Penwell-Gabel Johnson Chapel.
Patty L. Karp 1934-2009
Patty L. Karp, 74, Las Cruces, N.M., entered eternal life Friday, April 10, 2009, at La Posada – Mesilla Valley Hospice.
She was born Nov. 20, 1934, in Chanute to Leslie Robert and Edna Carpenter Byers.
She retired from New Mexico State University as a secretary for the Student Affairs Department.
Survivors include her loving husband, Ron Karp; two sons, Steven R. and Randell W. Kern, both of Las Cruces, N.M.; two stepdaughters, Barbara J. B...
Marion E. Felkins 1919-2009
Marion E. Felkins, 89, Independence, died Thursday, April 9, 2009, at his home.
He was born June 26, 1919, at Earlton to Fred and Mary Jane Longfellow Felkins. He attended rural Earlton area schools.
He served in the U.S. Army.
He was employed as a switchman and brakeman with the Santa Fe Railroad for 35 years.
He was a member of the Grace-Memorial United Methodist Church.
He married Eva Faye Bailey on Nov. 21, 1945, in Chanute. She survives...
Vance Gleaman Stinnett 1938-2009
Vance Gleaman Stinnett, 70, Yates Center, died Thursday, April 9, 2009, at Yates Center.
He was born Sept. 4, 1938, in Fillmore to Mary Cleo Stinnett. He graduated from Fillmore High School.
He married Joannia Marie Wardlow in Hiawatha in 1966.
He served in the U.S. Navy from 1963 to 1968.
Survivors include two sons, Randall Stinnett, Kincaid, and Randolph Stinnett, Yates Center; a daughter, Rebecca Houk, Moran; 13 grandchildren; four great-g...