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.
Victor F. Stroble 1919-2008
Victor F. Stroble, 89, Chanute, died Thursday, September 11, 2008, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.
He was born Jan. 1, 1919, in Independence to John and Gurtrude Button Stroble. He graduated from Elk City High School in 1940.
He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II, Korea and Vietnam. He retired from the Air Force and Civil Service.
He married Joan Knowles on June 10, 2008, in Chanute. She survives.
Other survivors ...
Donice ‘Donnie’ Wheatley 1920-2008
Donice “Donnie” Wheatley, 87, Thayer, died Saturday, May 31, 2008, as a result of a heart attack. Her health had been deteriorating for the last six to eight months, brought on by the effects of emphysema, pneumonia and COPD.
She was born June 10, 1920, in Wichita to Andrew and Flossie Eilerts Stires. She was the third of five children and had a brother and three sisters.
She graduated from Wichita East High School in 1938, specializing in su...
Raymond L. Dawson 1942-2008
Raymond L. Dawson, 66, passed away September 7, 2008.
He was born April 2, 1942, the second of five children born to E.D. Dawson and Hazel Cooper Dawson. His birthplace was St. Louis, Missouri, but he grew to adulthood in Southeast Kansas. He graduated from Chanute High School in 1960, earned a Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Tulsa, took postgraduate classes at The Institute of Paper Chemistry and received a Master’s Degree ...
Carl Edward Kemmerer 1945-2008
Carl Edward Kemmerer, 63, Iola, died Sunday, September 7, 2008, at Allen County Hospital in Iola.
He was born Aug. 3, 1945, in Chanute to Charles Edward and Ella Lucille Bailey Kemmerer. He grew up on the family farm southeast of Humboldt, where he worked for several local farmers. He also had a lawn care business and enjoyed lawn mowing.
After his parents died, he moved to Iola where he has worked for Tri-Valley Developmental Services.
Frances Louise “Frankie” Waltmire 1924-2008
Frances Louise “Frankie” Waltmire, 84, Fredonia, died Monday, September 8, 2008, at Aldersgate Village, Topeka.
She was born Feb. 16, 1924, in Fredonia to Frank and Barbara Atwell Palmer. She was a 1942 graduate of Fredonia High School.
She married Warren Waltmire on Aug. 31, 1952, in Independence. He died March 27, 1967.
She retired from the Wilson County Treasurer’s Office in 1990.
She was a member of the First Christian Church.
James L. Rogers Sr. 1935-2008
James L. Rogers Sr., 73, Pittsburg, died Friday, September 5, 2008, at Mt. Carmel Regional Medical Center.
He was born April 27, 1935, in Indianola, Okla., to Vealon and Imo Newman Rogers. He attended Porterville, Calif., schools.
He married Nancy Melin in 1955. She died in 1970. He married Marietta Casper on April 2, 1983, in Springville, Calif. She survives.
The couple owned and operated a cafe and bakery in Thayer for a short time.
Cheryl Kustanborter Rowden 1962-2008
Cheryl Kustanborter Rowden, 45, died Tuesday, September 2, 2008, at Wells House Hospice, Long Beach, Calif.
She was born Sept. 6, 1962, in Chanute to David and Vergie Petty Kustanborter of Bullhead City, Ariz. She graduated from Mohave High School in Bullhead City in 1980. She moved to California in June 1981 and was employed as a customer administrative coordinator at Office Max in Garden Grove, Calif., for 13 years prior to her illness.
Hazel F. Dame 1908-2008
Hazel F. Dame, 99, died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008 at Yates Center. She was born Nov. 11, 1908 in Pittsburg, the daughter of Morton Oliver and Maude Alice Crawford Simpson.
She grew up in the Nickletown community and was a member of the First Christian Church in Yates Center.
She married Floyd A. Dame Nov. 24, 1933. He preceded her in death August 25, 1999.
Survivors include a daughter, Janice Simmers, Yates Center; a brother, Roy Simpson, Wichita...
Ina J. James 1919 - 2008
Ina J. James, 89, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008 at the Fredonia Regional Hospital.
She was born on May 26, 1919 near Cheney,the daughter of Lemuel Crawford and Bessie Marie Parsons Bay.
Ina was united in marriage to Ray Randall James on April 12, 1941 in Wichita. He preceded her in death on Sept. 8, 1990.
She had worked several places as a waitress.
Survivors include a son, Larry James and wife, Mary, Chanute; daughter Vicki Stuhlsatz and husba...
Georgia M. Romine 1936-2008
Georgia M. Romine, 72, of the Stark and Kimball areas, died Friday, Sept. 5, 2008 at the Vitas I.P.U. at Herman Memorial City Hospital in Houston, Texas.
She was born on April 6, 1936 at rural Stark, a daughter of Sherman Martin and Violet Wilma Gier Goff. She was raised there and attended Stark schools. After completing high school, she attended nurse’s school at Neosho County Community College. She worked a short time at the Neosho Memorial...
Betty McPherson Thompson 1923-2008
Betty M. Thompson, 84, lifelong resident of Wilson County, died Friday, Sept. 5, 2008 at Pinnacle Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Olathe.
She was born Dec. 21, 1923 to Silas Oliver and Jennie Garner McPherson.
On Dec. 17, 1941 in Buffalo, she married McCager Thompson. He preceded her in death Feb. 12, 1978.
She was a member of Bible Baptist Church in Fredonia.
Survivors include five children, Mary Ellen Varvel, Bismark, N.D., McCager...
Walter Joe Foltz 1943-2008
Walter Joe Foltz, 65, Toronto, died Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008 at Wichita.
He was born Feb. 26, 1943 in Anderson County to Frank N. and Theda Rosalie Ashburn.
He attended Sugar Valley Grade School and Garnett High School. He was employed in the aircraft industry and was a concrete finisher.
He married Elizabeth Ann Aurell in 2001 at Toronto. She survives, of the home.
Other survivors include seven sons, Tony Cartee, Emporia, Jeff Foltz, Emporia,...
Georgia M. Romine
Georgia M. Romine, 72, of the Stark and Kimball areas, died Friday, September 5, 2008, at the Vitas I.P.U. at Herman Memorial City Hospital in Houston, Texas.
Arrangements are pending with Pierce-Carson-Wall Funeral Home, Erie.