Darrell Don Ross 1922-2008
Darrell Don Ross, 86, Iola, died Tuesday, September 23, 2008, at Windsor Place Nursing Center, Iola.
He was born March 25, 1922, at Manhattan to William Joseph and Nola Maude Craig Ross.
He married Elizabeth “Betty” Sicka, Piqua, in October 1950. She died Dec. 19, 2007.
He worked for Leash Oil Company, The Iola Brick Plant, LeHigh Cement Company, IMP Boats and Humboldt High School before he retired.
He was a member of St. John’s Catholic Chu...
Jack D.V. Brown 1930-2008
Jack D. V. Brown, 78, Guest Home Estates in Erie, died Saturday, September 20, 2008, at Elmhaven East Nursing Home in Parsons. He had been in failing health.
He was born June 9, 1930, in St. Paul to William M. and Myrtle A. Wilson Brown and attended local schools.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1952-1954.
He retired from Beachner Grain four years ago.
He and Sandra McDonald were married Sept. 17, 1956. They later divorced.
Theresa Darlene Alloway
Theresa Darlene Alloway, 82, St. Paul, formerly of Parsons, died Tuesday, September 23, 2008, at Labette Health.
Arrangements are pending with Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Parsons.
Marsha Ann Barnhart 1954-2008
Marsha Ann Barnhart, 53, Iola, died Monday, September 22, 2008, at her home following a long battle with cancer.
She was born Nov. 17, 1954, in Philadelphia, Pa., to Keith and Shirley VanVickle Osburn. She graduated from Chanute High School in 1972 and the Mary Grimes School of Nursing in 1989.
She worked as director of nursing at Arkhaven Nursing Home in Iola for 12 years and at the ElDorado Correctional Facility.
On Dec. 26, 1972, she marri...
Rodney Howard Cruson 1952-2008
Rodney Howard Cruson, 55, Chanute, fell asleep in death on Friday, September 19, 2008.
He was born Dec. 6, 1952, to William Garrett and Donna Bastien Cruson in Glendale, Calif.
He married Shari Smith on April 20, 1974.
As an elder in the congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses, he faithfully served his God Jehovah to the end. He shared his Bible-based beliefs and hope for the future by volunteering his time each month and talking to each person w...
Marjorie Ann Mullins 1940-2008
Marjorie Ann Mullins, 68, Hoxie, died Monday, September 22, 2008, at Sheridan County Hospital, Hoxie.
She was born April 25, 1940, in Iola to Willard and Alice Laver Allen.
She married Bill Mullins on Nov. 3, 1959, in Miami, Okla. He survives.
She was a dispatcher and homemaker.
Other survivors include three sons, Robert, Michael and Donald Mullins, all of Hoxie; two daughters, Glenda Hage, Wakeeney, and Jackie Rose, Hoxie; a brother, Robert ...
Jack D.V. Brown
Jack D. V. Brown, 78, Erie, died Saturday, September 20, 2008, at Elmhaven East Nursing Home in Parsons. He had been in failing health.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Hope Cemetery, north of St. Paul.
Friends may call after 1 p.m. Wednesday at Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home, Parsons.
Complete obituary details will be announced by the funeral home.
Ann Arlene Lynch 1957 – 2008
Ann Arlene Lynch, 51, Chanute, died Friday, September 19, 2008, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.
She was born May 11, 1957, in Newton to Thomas and Barbara Rickerson Lynch. She graduated from Chanute High School, attended one year at Pittsburg State University and graduated as an RN from the Nursing Program at NCCC.
She was an Out-Patient Surgical Nurse at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include her mother, Barb...
Karen Pilgrim Britton
Karen Pilgrim Britton, 52, died Thursday, September 18, 2008, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Tempe, Ariz.
Arrangements are pending with Walker Funeral Home, Gillette, Wyo.
Betty Marie Knapp 1921-2008
Betty Marie Knapp, 86, Chanute, died Friday, September 19, 2008, at the Via Christi St. Francis Hospital in Wichita.
She was born Dec. 8, 1921, in Neosho County to Leslie Oren and Laura May Morehead Kepley.
She married Harley W. Knapp on Dec. 31, 1946. He died on July 31, 1987.
She was a member of the First Christian Church and belonged to various clubs during her lifetime. She was a skilled homemaker and gardener and loved her arts and cra...
G. Paul Belt 1950-2008
G. Paul Belt, 58, Berryton, died Wednesday, September 17, 2008, following a sudden illness.
He was born Jan. 11, 1950, in Norton to B.W. “Bill” and Amy Nell Drullinger Belt. He graduated from Norton High School and Fort Hays State University.
He worked at the Kansas Department of Health & Environment as the Technical Specialist for the Clandestine Methamphetamine Drug Lab Clean-up Program. He also served as the spill response coordinator at K...
Chase Michael Cosby - 2008
Chase Michael Cosby was stillborn on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008 at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center, Chanute. Among his survivors are his parents, Justin and Rachelle Cosby, rural Walnut.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Pierce-Carson-Wall Funeral Home, Erie.
Elma Jane Parsons 1910-2008
Elma Jane Parsons, 97, wife of deceased Paul D. Parsons, died Sept. 17, 2008 in Auburn, Ala. She was born Dec. 2, 1910 in Harper County, to Robert and Flora Hopkins.
She was a member of Otterbein United Methodist church before moving to Alabama in 1994.
She graduated from Friends University in Wichita and taught at various times in Chanute.
She was involved in church activities, enjoyed playing bridge and was a member of the Round Table Study...
Dorles Marie Miller Cannady 1928-2008
Dorles Marie Miller Cannady, 80, Yates Center, died Wednesday, September 17, 2008, at Windsor Place in Iola where she had been recuperating from hip surgery.
She was born Aug. 25, 1928, in St. Paul, Minn., to Edward K. and Bertha Bilka Miller. She attended school in Minnesota.
On Jan. 9, 1952, she married Daniel Webster “Barney” Cannady in Mason City, Iowa. He died on May 6, 1995.
The Canadys moved to Yates Center after their marriage.
Trenton Alex Finley -2008
Trenton Alex Finley, son of Dustin and Melissa Wood Finley, was stillborn on Sept. 16, 2008, at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City.
He is survived by his parents and two sisters, Marley and Kelsie Finley, of the home.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Landon Carter Finley.
Funeral will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Bethel Cemetery east of Chanute under the direction of Penwell-Gabel Johnson Chapel.
Richard Lee Falke 1964-2008
Richard Lee Falke, 44, Topeka, died Tuesday, September 9, 2008, at St. Francis Health Center, Topeka.
He was born May 11, 1964, in Independence to David Lee and Zella Marie Headley Falke. He grew up in Humboldt.
Survivors include his mother, Zella Falke, Pierce City, Mo.; his father, David L. Falke, Liberal; and two sisters, Leann Burke, Pierce City, Mo., and Carla Canfield, Fort Lewis, Wash.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Jeffery Fal...
Almeda Jeanette Ostrander 1918-2008
Almeda Jeanette Ostrander, 90, Chanute, died Friday, September 12, 2008, at Heritage Health Care Center.
She was born Aug. 26, 1918, in Ardmore, Okla., to Ralph and Ethel Maddox Hendrickson.
She attended various schools. She graduated with an Associate of Arts from Neosho County Community College in 1972 and from Pittsburg State University, receiving her Bachelor of Science with post graduate study in Elementary Education and Psychology in 19...
Neva Esther Baum Flottman 1912-2008
Neva Esther Baum Flottman, 95, Humboldt, died Sunday, September 14, 2008, at the Medical Lodge in Eudora.
She was born five miles west of Humboldt on Nov. 28, 1912, to Charles Edward and Rosa Myrtle Beck Baum.
She married Otto Givin Gurwell on March 26, 1934. He died Dec. 31, 1971. She married Philip Hines Flottman on May 22, 1976. He died Feb. 18, 1996.
She was a farmer’s wife and homemaker.
She was a member of the First United Methodis...
Vonda Grace Herder 1915-2008
Vonda Grace Herder, 93, Yates Center, died Friday, September 12, 2008, at Yates Center Health Center.
She was born March 28, 1915, in Portland to John Andrew and Grace Zora Sheperd Zaring. She graduated from high school in Sedgwick.
She owned and operated Yates Center Hatchery and was the Yates Center librarian from 1961 to 1989.
She married Max Johnson in 1944. Later, on Aug. 30, 1954, she married Arthur “Bud” Herder in Iowa. He preceded her...
Almeda Ostrander, 90, Chanute, died Friday, September 12, 2008, at Heritage Health Care Center, Chanute.
Arrangements are pending with Penwell-Gabel Gibson Chapel.