George Richard Shay 1943-2010
George Richard Shay, 67, Fredonia, died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010 at Galicia Heart Hospital in Wichita. He was born July 15, 1943 in Neodesha, the son of Warren William and Frankie Parks Shay.
George retired from the U.S. Army after serving 24 years.
On June 5, 1993 in Parsons, he married Carrie J. Stipp. She survives, at the home.
Also surviving are three stepsons, Rick, Patrick and Jason, West Virginia; a daughter, Vanicee Nichols, Texas; bro...
Vickie Lynn Allison 1961 – 2010
Vickie Lynn Allison, 49, Urbana, died Monday, Sept. 27, 2010 at the Labette County Medical Center in Parsons.
Vickie was born in Joplin, Mo., on May 6, 1961, the daughter of Everett and Joy Underwood. She attended Thayer High School and Neosho County Community College.
She was a homemaker.
Vickie is survived by her parents, Everett and Joy Underwood; three sons, Robert Allison, Toby Waller and Anthony Allison; grandchildren, McKaylea Allison,...
Nancy Jo Willcott Denton 1941-2010
Nancy Jo Willcott Denton, 69, died unexpectedly on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010, at her home in Sachse, Texas.
Nancy was born Feb. 11, 1941 in Chanute to Ralph and Ethel Snyder Willcott. She was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her husband, Gordon, and their three daughters, Mandy (Tony) LaRocca, Chanute, Cristin Carballo, McKinney, Texas, and Sunni Baker, Richardson, Texas; grandchildren Taylor Phelan, Sydney and Brooke Carbal...
Robert E. “Bob” Lamb 1940-2010
Robert E. “Bob” Lamb, 70, rural Parsons, died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010 at his home. He had been in failing health the past several years.
He was born April 6, 1940, on a farm near Parsons, to Edwin and Eva Chrisman Lamb. He grew up there and attended Labette County Community High School, graduating in 1957.
On August 16, 1958 he married Carolyn Duling at Independence.
For 41 years he was employed by the Neosho County Highway Department, reti...
Riley G. Baldwin 1914 – 2010
Riley Grant Baldwin, 96, Galesburg, died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010 at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
Riley was born in rural Galesburg on Sept. 6, 1914, the son of Harry and Zella Fought Baldwin. He attended Galesburg schools.
He served his country in the United States Army during WWII.
He was united in marriage to Virtress Dixon Jordan on Nov. 20, 1952 at Chanute. She preceded him in death on Jan. 24, 1998.
He was a lif...
Margaret Ann Woodyard 1934-2010
Margaret Ann Woodyard, 76, Marysville, died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010 at Via Christi Regional Medical Center, Wichita.
She was born Aug. 11, 1934 at Garrison, the daughter of Paul and Gladys White Burland. She graduated from Randolph High School in 1952. She married Elmer Woodyard on Sept. 4, 1953 and they farmed south of Blue Rapids.
He died March 30, 1986.
Survivors include five sons, Dale Woodyard, Tonganoxie, Gail Woodyard, Marysville, Wa...
Juanita Mae Sperry 1922 - 2010
Mrs. Juanita Mae Sperry, wife of the late Warren Dale Sperry, passed away peacefully at the age of 88 in Lakewood, Colorado on September 23, 2010. She was surrounded by her family.
She was born on September 12, 1922 in El Dorado, KS, the daughter of William S. and Ethel Huff.
Like other young women in the “greatest generation”, she contributed to the war effort helping to build airplanes for Boeing Aircraft & by working as a telephone opera...
Raymond Theodore Wasley 1962 – 2010
Raymond Theodore Wasley, 48, Chanute, died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010 at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
Raymond was born in Hartford, Wis., on Sept. 3, 1962, the son of Harold and Esther Hasby Wasley. He attended Harding High School and later received his Welding Accredited Certificate from Neosho County Community College.
He was united in marriage to Jackie Shrum on March 15, 2000. She survives.
Raymond worked as a we...
Cleo Pauline Uden 1931 – 2010
Cleo Pauline Uden, 78, died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010 in Chanute.
Cleo was born on Nov. 5, 1931, in Fredonia, the daughter of Orrin and Bessie Milner Wescott. She graduated from Fredonia High School.
She was united in marriage to Delbert Dee Uden on June 4, 1954. He preceded her in death on Feb. 24, 2004.
After her retirement as an office assistant, she was a dedicated Red Cross volunteer at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center and th...
Thelma G. Morrow 1932-2010
Thelma G. Morrow, 78, LaHarpe, died Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010 at her home after an extended illness.
Thelma was born April 1, 1932 in rural Redfield, the daughter of Ernest Benton and Emma C. Green Brown. She grew up in LaHarpe and graduated from Elsmore High School where she attended her senior year.
She married L.G. Garrison and they lived in the Allen County area before they were divorced. She then married Harold W. Galemore and they made t...
Col. John Nichols Barley 1920-2010
Colonel John Nichols Barley, USAF (retired), 90, Bedford, Texas, died Sept. 15, 2010.
Burial with full military honors will be Thursday, Sept. 23 at the U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Scot. Father Darrin May, Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church will conduct the graveside service.
“Nick” was born August 16, 1920 in Mildred, to John William and Hallie Nichols Barley. He was united in marriage to Mary Ann Budd in Chanute on Dec. 27, 1944.
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...