Daniel E. Mosler 1952-2010
Daniel E. Mosler, 58, Afton, Okla., died Friday, Sept. 17, 2010 at St John’s Regional Medical Center.
Danny was born Aug. 23, 1952 in Parsons, the son of Jack E. and Wilma Raetz Mosler. He graduated from Cherryvale High School in 1971. He worked for Ash Grove Cement in Chanute, and drove a truck for Ruan Transportation Co. and several other companies in the area.
He is survived by two daughters, Mary Mosler, Chanute, and Jennifer Tasche, Sha...
Ila J. Capolino 1925 – 2010
Ila Junod Capolino, 85, Chanute, died Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010 at the Heritage Health Care Center in Chanute.
Ila was born in Pittsburg on Feb. 6, 1925, the daughter of Louis John and Mary Frances Downs Junod. She graduated from Chanute High School in the Class of 1943 and from the University of Kansas in Lawrence in 1949 with a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts.
She was an artist and also worked as a night auditor for the Holiday Park Hotel for...
Michael Lee Quintero 1980-2010
Michael Lee Quintero, 30, Chanute, formerly of Coffeyville and LaHarpe, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010 from injuries received in a automobile accident west of Iola.
He was born May 2, 1980 in Coffeyville to Gene and Peggy Morrow Quintero. He attended school in Coffeyville.
Mike was a heavy equipment operator for Harry Byers and Sons Construction Co. in Chanute for several years.
Survivors include three sons, Taylor Lee Quintero, Michael Lewis ...
Patricia M. “Trish” Semey 1979 – 2010
Patricia M. “Trish” Semey, 31, Chanute, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010.
Trish was born in Phoenix, Ariz., on July 8, 1979, the daughter of Marie and Lon Allison. She lived most of her life in Chanute with her grandfather, Don Sueck, mother, Marie Hawkins and dad, Dave Hawkins.
She was united in marriage to Steve Semey on Aug. 12, 2006. They later divorced. She was the loving mother of two children, Heaven and David Semey.
Trish worked for T & R ...
Jade O’Neill 1948-2010
Jade O’Neill, 62, formerly of St. Paul, died at 8:07 a.m., Monday, Sept. 13, 2010, at her home in Independence, Mo.
She was born July 27, 1948, in Chanute, to Earl and Maxine Greely Patterson. She grew up and attended schools in Chanute. In May 2005 she earned an Associate’s degree. For several years she worked at Wichita State University.
She and Lawrence E. “Larry” O’Neill were married Feb. 2, 1995, at St. Petersburg, Florida. They moved t...
LaVerne Storey Miller 1915 – 2010
LaVerne Storey Miller, 95, Chanute, died at her home on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010 after a lengthy battle with cancer.
LaVerne was born in Summit Community in the Madison area of Lyon County on July 31, 1915, the daughter of William and Millie French Storey.
She attended Madison area schools, before her marriage to Ray Boan, whom she later divorced before his death.
On Sept. 11, 1971 she married Charles W. Miller of Chanute. He preceded her in d...
Lesley E. “Les” Lorenz 1928-2010
Lesley E. “Les” Lorenz, 82, Parsons, died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010 at the Parsons Presbyterian Manor.
He was born July 25, 1928, at Loyal, Okla., to Harry and Freda Weber Lorenz. He graduated from Loyal High School in 1946 and movedwith his parents to a farm north of Altamont in 1951.
He worked on the family farm and at the O. E. Woods Lumber Co. before becoming employed by Union Gas Co.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Parsons...
Richard Wayne ‘Ricky’ Jones 1990-2010
Richard Wayne “Ricky” Jones, 20, Iola, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010, as the result of a truck accident.
He was born on May 2, 1990, at the Anderson County Hospital in Garnett, the son of Kenneth and Debbie Kratzberg Jones. Ricky grew up in Iola, living most of his life there. He attended Iola grade schools, transferring to Marmaton Valley in Moran his 8th grade year, graduating from Marmaton Valley High School in 2008.
He loved playing footbal...
Viola P. Tillman 1914-2010
Viola P. Tillman, 95, rural Weir, died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010 at her home. She had been in ill health for one year.
She was born Oct. 15, 1914 in Falcon, Mo., the daughter of Joseph and Mary Graham Doublin. She had lived at rural Weir since 1954, moving from rural Pittsburg, where she had lived since 1943. She was a graduate of Lebanon High School.
She married Mack Tillman on Nov. 6, 1943 in Pittsburg. He preceded her in death on Nov. 14, 1...
Wilma Elizabeth Backhus 1916-2010
Wilma Elizabeth Backhus, 93, Yates Center, died Friday, Sept. 10, 2010 at Burlington.
Wilma was born Nov. 5, 1916 in rural Woodson County in the Belmont Township, the daughter of Elmer and Clara Fuhlhage Lauber. She graduated from Yates Center High School with the Class of 1934.
On Sept. 28, 1941 Wilma was united in marriage to August Herman Backhus in Iola. He preceded her in death on April 4, 1990.
Wilma is survived by her children, Gary Ba...
William ‘Jack’ Han 1925-2010
William “Jack” Han, 85, longtime Erie resident, died at 8:17 p/m. Thursday, September 9, 2010 at the Freeman West Hospital in Joplin.
He was born April 12, 1925 at McCune, a son of Ernest Melvin and Meda (Morrow) Han. He grew up in McCune and attended school there. He then attended the Pittsburg State Teachers College, graduating with a Master’s Degree in Administration and a Minor in Library Science, Speech, Biology and History. In 1943 he...
Leota Lorene Brooksher 1931-2010
Leota Lorene Brooksher, 78, Pittsburg, died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010 at the Golden Living Center, Pittsburg.
She was born Oct. 15, 1931, at Mound City, In Lynn County, to Giota Essington and Daisy Llucile Troth Brock. She attended schools in Mound City and graduated from Mound City High School in 1948. She had been a resident of Pittsburg for 42 years moving here from Edgerton.
On April 9, 1950, she was united in marriage to Delbert Brooksher...
Dorsey V. Osborn 1914 – 2010
Dorsey V. Osborn, 96, Chanute, died Tuesday, Sept, 7, 2010 at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
Dorsey was born on April 15, 1914 in Odessa, Mo., the son of Dorothy and Dorsey V. Osborn. He graduated from Hutchinson High School in the Class of 1931.
He served his country in the United States Army from 1940 until his discharge in 1945.
Dorsey was united in marriage to Alma C. Gindlesberger on Oct. 3, 1942 in Muskogee, Okl...
Dorothy E. Pogue 1919 – 2010
Dorothy Emma Pogue, 91, St. Paul, died Monday, Sept. 6, 2010 at the Prairie Mission Retirement Village in St. Paul.
Dorothy was born on June 7, 1919, the daughter of Curtis and Nora Boyer.
She was united in marriage to Aubrey L. “Pete” Pogue on Dec. 16, 1947. He preceded her in death on Dec. 6, 1996.
Dorothy worked as a real estate agent.
She is survived by six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Earl Edward Wolff 1925-2010
Earl Edward Wolff, 85, Yates Center, died Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010.
Earl was born July 16, 1925 in Gridley, the son of Edward and Edna Weiler Wolff.
He graduated from Yates Center High School with the class of 1946. Earl then attended college in Wichita. He returned to Yates Center from Wichita in 2007.
Earl was a member of the Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall in Wichita.
He survived by two sisters, Glyndora Washburn, Yates Center, and Minnie Tu...
Lorieta H. Long 1930-2010
Lorieta H. Long, 80, Humboldt, died Monday, Sept. 6, 2010, at Pinecrest Nursing Home in Humboldt.
Lorieta was born March 10, 1930 on the family farm east of Humboldt, the daughter of Arthur and Lucile Daisy Bale Elliott.
On Oct. 4, 1947, Lorieta married Harvey Mueller in Iola, and they made their home in Humboldt. They had three children before they were divorced.
On June 30, 1978, Lorieta married Dr. Edward E. Long at Lindsborg, They made t...
Goldie Lee Smith 1954-2010
Goldie Lee Smith, 56, died Aug. 10, 2010 in Glendale, Ariz. She was born March 5, 1954 in Iola.
She was raised on a farm in Earlton where she had a paper route. She loved to ride horses and had a collection of pigs bells chimes and figurines.
She is survived by her two sons, Jack and George Smith; life partner Gary Woodcock; four grandchildren, Emma, Andrew, Joseph, and Mason; seven brothers and sisters, Shirley Anderson, Russell Smith Be...
Colbie Lee Smith 1954-2010
Colbie Lee Smith, 56, Phoenix, Ariz., died Aug. 10, 2010.
She was a 1971 graduate of Chanute High School.
She is survived by two children, Jack Smith and George Smith; seven sisters and four brothers. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dewey and Frances.
Funeral was Aug. 28 in Phoenix.
Carl Evenson 1972-2010
Carl Evenson, 39, Raton, N.M., died in a motorcycle accident Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010.
Born Jan. 31, 1972, he was he son of Robert G. and Marjorie J. Norris Evenson. He graduated from Humboldt High School. He worked for Consolidated Oil and transferred to Colorado.
He married Linda Morgan in New Mexico. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Mound Valley.
He is survived by his wife, Linda; sons Matthew, Kyler and Robert; sister Carolyn Baxt...
Randall G. ‘Randy’ Ewen 1950-2010
After 60 years on earth, God decided to call Randall G. “Randy” Ewen home to rest. Randy was enjoying the weekend with his family at Grand Lake, when he became ill. He joined his Creator and other members of his family, when he passed away in Grove, OK on Saturday evening August 28, 2010.
A lifelong Erie resident, Randy was born in Parsons, KS, on January 26, 1950 to Dale and Marjorie Ewen. He graduated from Erie High School in 1968 and from...