Marvin O. Wolfe 1916 – 2008
Marvin O. Wolfe, 92, Chanute, died Thursday, December 18, 2008 at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
He was born in Chanute on Oct. 8, 1916, the son of Clarence R. and Lulu B. Coffin Wolfe. He grew up and attended schools in Chanute.
He was united in marriage to Naomi “Maxine” Lopeman on May 28, 1937. She preceded him in death on April 26, 2007.
He worked as a Meter Reader for the City of Chanute for 25 years until his re...
Robert O. Warren 1927-2008
Robert O. Warren, 81, Lone Elm, died Tuesday, December 16, 2008, at the Allen County Hospital in Iola.
He was born Sept. 13, 1927, at Garnett to D.O. and Ethel M. Britton Warren. He graduated from Garnett High School in 1945.
He married Joan Kulp on Nov. 25, 1954, at Lone Elm. She survives.
The couple farmed at Lone Elm.
He was a member of Colony Community Church.
Survivors include two sons, David Warren, Lone Elm, and Rodney Warren, Chanute...
Mary Ann Hunter 1936-2008
Mary Ann Hunter, 72, Moore, Okla., formerly of Chanute, died Friday, Dec. 5, 2008 at Moore Medical Center.
She was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, Oct. 9, 1936, the daughter of Leah Schick and Arnold Waits.
She was married to Freddie Warren Hunter Jan. 12, 1983. He survives. She was previously married to Ralph Orth, deceased, with whom she had two daughters, Feona King and Marsha Diaz, who survive. Other survivors are three granddaughters, Je...
Jackie Lee ‘Jack’ Orr 1935-2008
Jack Orr, 73, Chanute, died Thursday, December 11, 2008, at his home. He was born Nov. 17, 1935, in Alden to Grayson and Roxey Short Orr.
He graduated from Alden High School in 1953. In 1960, he graduated from Kansas State Teachers College (Emporia State University) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business.
He married Phyllys Muxlow on June 8, 1958, in Sterling. They later divorced. He married Jerry Vaughn Baughn on June 26, 1999, in Chanute. Sh...
Everett B. Carter 1926-2008
Everett B. Carter, 82, Chanute, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.
He was born Jan. 2, 1926, in Earlton to Ray and Bessie Kepley Carter. He married Ila Mae Booe on July 30, 1950, in Humboldt. She survives.
He was a farmer.
Other survivors include his children and their spouses, Marsha and Billy Sutton, Haysville, Diana Schaffer, Haysville, Kelly Carter, Nolanville, Texas, and Greg and Toni Carter, Chanute...
Faye P. Hanna 1913-2008
Faye Pauline Hanna, 94, Neodesha, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2008 at Golden Keys Nursing Home.
The daughter of John Russell and Leona Estella Black Hicks, she was born Dec. 18, 1913 in Neodesha, where she received her education.
On Oct. 19, 1930 she was united in marriage to David M. Hanna in Neodesha. He preceded her in death in 1973.
She was employed at the Army Ammunition Plant in Parsons during WWII. She later worked at various occupations bef...
Edith Bogert Jones 1912 – 2008
Edith Bogert Jones, 96, Chanute, died Friday, Dec. 5, 2008 at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center following a brief bout of pneumonia.
Edith was born on Nov. 29, 1912 in Chambers, Neb., the daughter of the late John and Lottie Hawley Bogert.
She married Walter Jones in 1942. He preceded her in death. She completed nurses training in Topeka and worked in health care for many years including a Chanute nursing home.
She was a church memb...
Maurice R. Harshaw 1916-2008
Maurice R. Harshaw, 92, Fredonia, died Tuesday, December 9, 2008, at Golden Living Center.
He was born Aug. 21, 1916, in Oswego to Oliver Henry Harshaw and Ona Gail Wilkins. He graduated from Altamont High School in 1934.
He served in the Army from 1941 to 1949.
He married Dorothy Harper on July 5, 1942, in North Augusta, S.C. She preceded him in death.
He retired in 1990 from Maurice’s Appliance Repair. He was a member of the Methodist churc...
Richard L. ‘Rich’ Clark 1945-2008
Richard L. “Rich” Clark, 62, rural St. Paul, died Monday, December 15, 2008, at h is home. He had been in failing health the past two and a half years from brain cancer.
He was born Dec. 21, 1945, in Linn County to Oliver F. and Mary Jane Sharp Clark. He lived mostly in Pleasanton and attended schools in Mound City, including Mound City High School.
In 1962 he moved to Kansas City, where he met his wife, the former Marlene Duling. They were m...
Brian Kent Stanfield 1959-2008
Brian Kent Stanfield, 49, Yates Center, died Saturday, December 13, 2008, at his home.
He was born Sept. 2, 1959, in Eureka to Val Gene and Mildred Leon Hull Stanfield. He graduated from Eureka High School in 1977.
He married Glenda Kay Upchurch on Aug. 19, 1978, in Vivian, La. She survives.
He and his wife owned and operated S & H Properties, Yates Center.
Other survivors include his mother, Mildred Stanfield, Eureka; a daughter, Minna Bolt,...
Vondina ‘Bonnie’ Morgan 1910-2008
Vondina “Bonnie” Nelson Morgan, 98, Coyville, died Sunday, December 14, 2008.
She was born Nov. 29, 1910, in the Morgan Valley area south of Coyville to Esau and Ollie Bell Fiscus Nelson.
She married Ralph Cecil “Bill” Morgan on April 3, 1933, in Yates Center. He preceded her in death.
Survivors include two sons, Wayne Morgan, Colorado Springs, Colo., and Gary Morgan, Parker, Colo.; a daughter, Mary Spillman, Wichita; and several grandchildre...
Richard ‘Rich’ Clark
Richard “Rich” Clark, 62, rural St. Paul, died Monday, December 15, 2008, at his home. He had been in failing health.
Arrangements are pending with Carson-Wall Funeral Home, St. Paul.
Lucile Lema Edwards 1913-2008
Lucile Lema Edwards, 95, longtime resident of Fredonia, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008 at her daughter’s home in Joplin, Mo. She was born April 18, 1913 in Batesville, Ark. She moved to the Wilson County area when she was 18. She worked for a few years at the Kansas Ammunition Plant and owned and operated an antique store in Fredonia.
On August 21, 1931 she married Fred Alton Edwards. He died March 21, 1992.
She was a longtime member of the Bible...
Doyle Ray ‘Bud’ Niemeyer 1949-2008
Doyle Ray “Bud” Niemeyer, 59, Yates Center, died Friday, December 12, 2008, at Coffey County Hospital, Burlington.
He was born May 3, 1949, in Gary, Ind., to Ernest and Norma Trueblood Niemeyer. He graduated from Lowell High School in 1967, and Indiana State University in 1974.
He was employed as District Park Manager for Cross Timbers and Fall River State Parks.
He married Linda Yocum at Crown Point, Ind., on Oct. 4, 1969. She survives.
Elmer E. McCready 1927-2008
Elmer E. McCready, 81, Chanute, died Thursday, December 11, 2008 at Heritage Health Center.
He was born Sept. 15, 1927, at Brazilton to Arthur James and Lucy May Johnson McCready.
He married Betty Willis Mitchell on April 19, 1989, in Dallas, Texas. She survives.
He served in the Army and Air Force for 27 years in Germany, Japan and United States.
He worked for the Dallas Federal Reserve in accounting.
Other survivors include two daughters, ...
Olga Glasgow 1914-2008
Olga Glasgow, 94, Thayer, died Thursday, December 11, 2008, at Heritage Health Care Center in Chanute.
She was born Sept. 25, 1914, in Hodgeman, Colo., to Jacob Hubin and Katie Ewy.
She married Edward F. Glasgow on Feb. 20, 1942, in Columbus. He preceded her in death.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include a brother, Raymond Hubin, Jetmore; a nephew, Fred Rehmert, Thayer; two nieces, Cleva Chambers, Thayer, and Linda Haviland, Chanute.
Helen M. Link 1925-2008
Helen M. Link, 83, Yates Center, died Friday, December 12, 2008.
She was born June 8, 1925, in Geneva to Tal and Mettie Klages Sherwood. She attended County Line School in Geneva.
She married Edward E. “Ed” Link on Oct. 11, 1949, in Iola. He died July 11, 1997.
She and her husband farmed and raised cattle in the Owl Creek community. She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Yates Center.
Survivors include two sons, Robert D. and Danie...
Dean Harvey Masters 1924-2008
Dean Harvey Masters, 84, Moran, died Tuesday, December 9, 2008, in Topeka.
He was born Aug. 2, 1924, in Herington. He grew to manhood on the family farm southwest of Burlingame.
He married Betty Barber, Eskridge, on Oct. 15, 1945, at Emporia. She survives. They had just celebrated their 63rd anniversary. This union was blessed with eight children.
He began serving in the U.S. Air Force in 1947 and retired in 1960, due to a medical discharge. ...
Lela E. Masquelier Harts 1922-2008
Lela E. Masquelier Harts, 86, Chanute, died Wednesday, December 10, 2008, at Chanute Healthcare Center.
She was born Aug. 23, 1922, in Erie to Grant L. and Lyda Beard Hines. She attended St. Paul High School.
She married Oscar Masquelier in 1954. He died in 1969. She married Kenneth B. Harts in 1978 in Miami, Okla. He died in 1988.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Jeannie and Bill Chard, Chanute; three ste...
Wendall D. ‘Red’ DeLong 1929-2008
Wendall D. “Red” DeLong, 79, Yates Center, died Thursday, December 11, 2008, at Yates Center Health Care Center.
He was born Nov. 19, 1929, in Strawn to Roy A. and Tracy Phillips DeLong. He graduated from Strawn High School in 1947.
He worked at the Kansas Fire Marshall’s Department from 1988 to 1995, when he retired.
He was a member of the Christian Church, Yates Center.
Survivors include his wife, Alice DeLong, Yates Center; two sons, Willi...