Hazel M. Harvey 1935-2011
Hazel M. Harvey, 76, Chanute, died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011 at Heritage Nursing Center in Chanute. Survivors include her two children, Carol Harvey and Patricia Harvey, both of Chanute; as well as two brothers and two sisters.
Cremation, with no services scheduled. Memorial contributions in memory of Hazel may be made to any charity of the donor’s choice.
Written messages and memories may be left for the family at www.mullinaxfuneralhome.co...
Ralph D. ‘Scotty’ Scott 1931-2011
Ralph D. “Scotty” Scott, 80, New Egypt. N.J., died Wednesday, Dec. 28 at Compassionate Care Hospice in Trenton. Born in Houston, Texas, he was a longtime area resident.
Scotty retired from the U.S. Army as a Staff Sergeant in 1968 after 20 years of service, serving in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars. After his military service he worked as a prison guard at the Yardville Correctional Facility and also was a truck driver. Scotty was a member ...
Georgia Lea Frazell 1926-2011
Georgia Lea Frazell, 85, Iola, died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. She passed away on her 67th wedding anniversary.
Georgia was born April 14, 1926, in Virgil, to the late Donald R. and Violet I. Hays Blohm. She grew up in Iola and attended the Iola schools.
On Dec. 28, 1944, Georgia married Wendell W. Frazell. She worked for Burcham Grocery, the Idea Shop, and Midland Brake.
She is ...
Robert Eugene Wrestler 1929-2011
Robert Eugene Wrestler, 82, Humboldt, died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011 at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
Robert was born in rural Humboldt on August 11, 1929, the son of Claude and Lois Brinkmeyer Wrestler. He graduated from Humboldt High School in 1947. He was united in marriage to Boneta Harvey on July 25, 1947 in Erie. She survives.
Robert worked as a carman for the AT&SF Railroad and was also a farmer.
He was a devoted Boy...
Martha Ruth Stipp 1943-2011
Martha Ruth Stipp, 68, Chanute, died Monday, Dec. 26, 2011 at Via Christi St. Francis Medical Center in Wichita. She was born June 30, 1943 in Fredonia, the daughter of Herb and Elva Ruth McPherson Hare. Martha was a school bus driver for USD 413 in Chanute for many years.
On March 1, 1964, Martha was united in marriage to Darrel Stipp. He survives in Chanute.
Martha was a member of the First Christian Church in Fredonia. In addition to her h...
Charles Glendon How, Jr. 1936-2011
Charles Glendon How, Jr., 75, died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011 at St. John’s Hospital in Joplin, Mo.
Charles was born Sept. 11, 1936 to Charles and Neva Mason How in Portales, N.M.. The Hows moved to Baxter Springs in 1948.
He graduated from Baxter Springs High School and served in the United States Navy from 1954 to 1957 primarily aboard the U.S.S. Bennington aircraft carrier.
Survivors include his daughters Mary Ice and husband, Carl, Westlake, ...
Hiram Edwin Campbell 1924-2011
Hiram Campbell, 87, Chanute, died Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.
Hy was born in rural Fredonia on Sept. 1, 1924, the son of Frank and Stella Cline Campbell. He married Mary Katherine Green and she preceded him in death on Feb. 14, 1979. He later married Maxine Timmons Puckett on July 15, 1983 in Miami, Okla. She survives. He graduated from Altoona High School in 1943 and joined the Army during WWII. He received two...
Clifton Edward Jackson 1918-2011
Clifton Edward Jackson, 93, died on Friday, Dec. 23, 2011 at a Columbia, Maryland hospital following a short illness. He was born Feb. 22, 1918 in Elsmore, to Oliver Conrad and Della Roselia Swanson Jackson. He was baptized and confirmed at Friends Home Lutheran Church, Savonburg.
Clifton graduated from Elsmore High School in 1936 and Kansas State University in 1940 with a degree in Agricultural Economics. In 1940 he enlisted in the United St...
Charles Sylvester Grant, Jr. 1919-2011
Charles Sylvester Grant, Jr., 92, a former resident of rural Redfield and more recently of Chanute, Kansas, died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute. He was born Nov. 3, 1919, in Pawhuska, Okla., the son of Charles S. and Dora Maude Wooton Grant. From the age of 10, Charles was raised by his uncle and aunt George and Lee Donia Grant. He married Darlene Marie Ball on Oct. 14, 1942, at Fort Scott....
Leon Orian Galemore 1946-2011
Leon Orian Galemore, 65, Chanute, died Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011 in Chanute.
He was born Nov. 30, 1946, the son of Orian Dorse and Gertrude Mae Voss Galemore.
He attended schools in Humboldt and Yates Center, graduating with his GED before entering the Army. He served his country in the Army from 1964-1967.
He was an electrician in both Kansas City and Chanute areas for 25 years before retiring. Leon served in the Coffey County Sheriff Reserve in...
Hazel Harrison 1923-2011
Hazel Harrison, 88, Iola, died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, at Windsor Place Nursing Center in Iola.
Hazel was born July 21, 1923, at Colony, the daughter of Harry and Lucy Drake Culbertson.
On July 1, 1940, Hazel married George Harrison and they made their home in Iola. He preceded her in death on Sept. 30, 1997.
Survivors include four sons, Lester Harrison, Chanute, Floyd Harrison, Chanute, Bill Harrison, Iola, and Jess Harrison, Iola; four d...
Evelyn P. Kelly 1921-2011
Evelyn P. Kelly, 90, Chanute, died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011 at her home.
Evelyn was born in Piper, Kan., on Sept. 7, 1921, the daughter of Christian and Laura Kenton Poulson. She graduated from Piper High School in 1939 and attended the College of Emporia earning an Associate’s Degree in business.
She was united in marriage to Merle Kelly on April 22, 1944 in Kansas City, Kan. He preceded her in death in 1993.
She was a homemaker.
Evelyn was ...
Martha Pearl Miller 1920-2011
Martha Pearl Miller, 91, life-long Erie resident, died Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011 at the LakePoint Nursing Home in El Dorado.
She was born July 14, 1920 at Erie, a daughter of George Stephen and Pearl Viola Yockey Golden. She grew up at Erie.
On April 16, 1930 she and Hurley E. Miller were united in marriage at Chanute. The couple operated Miller’s Locker for many years. Mr. Miller preceded her in death on July 18, 1999 and she moved to El Do...
Thomas Cleveland Witten 1939-2011
Thomas Cleveland Witten, 72, Chanute, died Friday, Dec. 16, 2011 at his residence.
Thomas was born in Putnam, Okla., on June 14, 1939, the son of Isaac Jones and Mevalene Joyce Haggard Witten. He graduated from Crooked Oak High School in 1958.
He was united in marriage to Connie Sue Hines on Sept. 26, 1965 at the Galesburg Christian Church. She survives, of the home. Thomas was a heavy equipment operator for Monarch Cement Company, and also w...
Funeral for Gladys J. “Jeanie” Wolfe, 75, rural Erie, will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Evangelical Covenant Church at Savonburg. (The time was previously reported as 10 a.m.) Burial will be in the Odense Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Pierce-Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Erie from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, where friends may call after 9 a.m.
William Slane 1916-2011
William Slane, 95, of Chanute, KS passed away December 18, 2011 at Guest Home Estates II in Chanute, surrounded by his family.
He was born, August 31, 1916 in Chanute; the son of Alva and Hazel Slane. On June 6, 1942 he married Dorothy L. Smith of South Mound, KS, while he was serving in the Navy in San Diego, CA during World War II. They celebrated their 69th year of marriage this past summer.
Bill graduated from Chanute High School as a me...
Betty Gayle Smith 1926-2011
Betty Gayle Smith, 85, Moran, died Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011, at the Moran Manor.
Betty was born July 10, 1926, at Deerfield, the daughter of Clarence H. and Louise Lorene Lehnus Shepherd. She grew up in the Odense, Stark and Chanute areas, graduating from Chanute High School in 1944.
On Nov. 23, 1944, Betty married William V. “Willie” Smith at Columbus. They made their home at Stark on Highway 39 for 50 years. They then made their home at El...
Gladys J. “Jeanie” Wolfe 1936-2011
Gladys J. “Jeanie” Wolfe, 75, rural Erie, died at Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011 at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
She was born June 20, 1936 at Great Bend to Jacob and Katie Vogts Weins. She grew up in Hillsboro and graduated from the Hillsboro High School. In 1955 she moved to Chanute and was employed by Kustom Electronics for 20 years.
“Wolfe” and Jeanie were married in Yates Center on Jan. 18, 1958. He survives, of the ...
Florence Irene Adams 1921-2011
Florence Irene Adams, 90, Humboldt, died Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011 at the Arrowood Lane Residential Care Facility.
Florence was born in Humboldt on March 25, 1921, the daughter of John Edward and Anna Kathryn Rath Saving. She graduated from Humboldt High School in 1939.
She was united in marriage to Robert Dean Adams in April 1942, at San Luis Obispo, Calif. He preceded her in death in April 1992.
Florence owned and operated Florence’s Beauty S...
Samuel Joseph Curry, Jr. 1957-2011
Samuel Joseph Curry, 54, Chanute, died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 at his residence.
Samuel was born in Springfield, Mo., on Feb. 21, 1957, the son of Samuel Joseph and Mary Alvita Busby Curry. He graduated from Altoona-Midway High School in 1975.
Samuel is survived by his sister, Tina Bullock, Texas City, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Cremation has taken place.
Memorials in his name may be made to his family and may be left with...