Barbara Joann Hockett, 63, of Kansas City, Mo passed away Thursday, May 28, 2020 at her residence. Cremation is planned with private family services at a later date.  

Dolores J Olson Wortman died May 5, 2020. She was born December 20 1930 to L.K. Olson and Nina L (Shaw) Olson at Galesburg, Kansas. She was preceded in death by husband, C.J. (Bus) Wortman in 2004, her parents and two nephews. They were married June 12, 1951 and spent 53 years together.

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Eugene “Gene” W. Lucas, 63, of Chanute, KS passed away Friday, May 29, 2020 at St. Francis Hospital in Wichita after a short illness. He is survived by his Dog Marko, daughter April Lucas of Belleville, KS, stepdaughters Alicia Fernandez of Ottawa and and Lena Combs of Newkirk, OK, sisters J…

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Lisa Renee Reep, 59, of Chanute, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at her home. Lisa was born on November 24, 1960 in Chanute, KS the daughter of Jack L. and Charlott E. (Allen) Colborn.

Judy Sue Wolfe, 70, of Chanute, passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2020 at the Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita. Judy was born on September 16, 1949 in Westwood, CA the daughter of JR and Oleta (Williams) Wolfe.

Audrey Irene Young, 81, of Chanute, passed away on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at Guest Home Estates. Audrey was born on February 1, 1939 in Iola, KS the daughter of Junior Thomas and Ophelia Olive (Krokstrom) Zimmerman. Audrey was a graduate of Chanute High School Class of 1956. She then gradua…

Gordon Leroy Roberts, 91, of Overland Park, Kansas, formerly of Chanute and Osawatomie, Kansas died peacefully Wednesday, May 13, 2020 in his home at Stratford Commons. 

Norman Lavon Thouvenell, 88, passed away peacefully on May 24. 2020 at the Villa St. Francis Catholic Care Center in Olathe, KS. He was born May 10, 1932 to Roy and Viola Thouvenell. Norman married Darlene Danzer on March 2, 1952 in Sparks, NV. They were happily married for 68 years. 

Norma Maxine Laymon, 92, of Chanute, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2020 at the Diversicare Health Care in Chanute, Norma was born on February 11, 1928 in Yates Center, KS the daughter of Gus and  Bertha Carlburg.

Joan Hydorn Brubaker, a former respiratory therapist of Oceanside, California, passed away in the comfort of her home on Monday, April 27, 2020 at the age of 94 years. 

Peggy Ann VanWinkle was born July 30, 1938 in Chanute, Kansas, one of three children to Henry and Florine (Fairchild) Byers. She passed away on May 16, 2020 at Mercy Hospital. Peggy married Oscar VanWinkle, June 1, 1956, in Chanute, Kansas and shared 61 years together. She and husband, Oscar…

Glenna L. Defebaugh, 86, of Chanute passed away Thursday, May 14, 2020 at the Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita. Glenna was born on June 9, 1933 in Earlton, KS the daughter of C.R. and Camilla (Brant) Swan.

Rachel M. Aguilar, 72, of Chanute, passed away Monday, May 11, 2020 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas.

Vada Faye Snodgrass (Michael) Aikins was born in Isabel, Kansas, March 23, 1931 to Leslie Reed Snodgrass and Lillie Letitia LeFever Snodgrass. Vada had three brothers: Leslie Reed (L.R.) (deceased) and wife Frances (Bergman) (deceased); Dale Dean (deceased) and wife Louann (Stoddard) (deceas…

On the afternoon of May 11, 2020 Merle Greve of Erie, Kansas passed away at the age of 78.

Ricky Wayne Fogle, 57, of Chanute, passed away Sunday, May 10, 2020 at St. Joseph Hospital in Wichita. Ricky was born on March 30, 1963 in Chanute, KS the son of Jerald L. Helen M. (Smedley) Fogle.

Adam Jack “Sonnie” Bluma, 79, formerly of Chanute passed away on May 4, 2020 in Colorado Springs, Colorado where he had made his home since 1987. He was born on July 2, 1940 to Charles and Dorothy (Surritte) Bluma in Atchison, Kansas. Sonnie worked as a truck driver his entire life.  He was …

Jeffrey Lynn Nelson, 52, of Chanute, passed away Monday, May 4, 2020. Jeff was born on February 16, 1968 in Fredonia, the son of Leonard and Shirley Nelson.

Patrick B. Cathers was born in Chanute, Kansas on May 6, 1942 to Dr. Edwin Cathers and Eugenia Cathers. He passed away April 29, 2020 in Topeka, Kansas. He graduated from Chanute High School in 1960 and went on to earn his Bachelor of Science degree in Business at Emporia State University. P…

Larry Dean Byers was born June 19, 1939, in Chanute, KS, to Edwin Frank (Ted) and Virginia Lee Everly Byers. He grew up in Chanute with two loving sisters, Janice VanGotten and Diana Krone. Larry was a 1958 graduate of Chanute Senior High School, where he enjoyed sports and was a track star …

Ronald K Culbertson was born June 2, 1945 in Chanute, Kansas to Keith and Marie (McMillen) Culbertson. He passed on April 24, 2020.

Raeme Lee Mullen, 92, of Erie passed away at 4 am Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at Prairie Mission Retirement Village, St. Paul.

Laura Mae Turner, 84, passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at her home. Laura was born on September 18, 1935 in Iola, KS the daughter of James Frederick and Bertha Madeline (Dunton) Weeks. Laura was raised in California and Oregon and returned to Iola in 1947.

Leonard ¨Len¨ Jay Brooks passed away on Sunday, April 26, 2020 at his home in Chanute, Kansas. He was born in Chanute to Lester and Leona (Schul) Brooks on September 23, 1963. 

Charles Leland Nutt, age 87, died March 20, 2020 at Ascension Via Christi Hospital following a long illness. He was born August 22, 1932, in Monmouth, Ks to Louis E. Nutt and Amanda M. Nutt (Green). Charlie, as most people knew him, was raised around McCune, Ks and lived in the Parsons, Gira…

David J. Bye, 77, son of Joseph and Opal Bye, died April 19, 2020 at St. Francis Hospital in Wichita, KS. Dave was born March 31, 1943 in Marengo, Ind. He lived in California from 1957 to 1995 when he moved to Thayer, KS. 

Raeme Lee Mullen, 92, of Erie, died at 4 am Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at the Prairie Mission Retirement Village at St. Paul.  

Ronald Eugene Ritz, 62, of Chanute, passed away on Monday, April 13, 2020 at Neosho Memorial Hospital. Ronald was born on April 19, 1957 in Parsons, KS the son of Charles L. and Daisy D. (Rayborn) Ritz.

Ricky Joe Ward, 66, of Chanute, passed away on April 21, 2020 at his home. Rick was born on February 4, 1954 in Fort Scott, KS the son of Harold and Phyllis (Bentley) Ward.

Vance Christopher Williams, 35, of Thayer, KS passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at his home. Vance was born on July 5, 1984 in Scott City, KS the son of Timothy L. and Carol M. (Ostrenga) Williams.

Jack W. Haight, 85, of Chanute, passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at his home.  Jack was born on March 8, 1935 in Chanute the son of Clarence Anthony and Frances Maxine (White) Haight.

Terry Wayne Carpenter, 62, passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at Heritage Nursing Home. He was born to Marion “Herb” and Evelyn Louise Carpenter on November 1, 1957. He graduated in 1975 at Chanute High School. Terry was preceded in death by his parents and sister Carol Kennedy. Cremation…

Hazel L. Speltz, 89, died April 19, 2020 at Leonardville Nursing Home in Leonardville, Kansas.

Madge V. Leatherman, 92, passed away Thursday, April 16, 2020 at Harry Hynes Hospice in Wichita. Madge was born on August 22, 1927 in Mildred, KS the daughter of George Albert and Hazel (Colgin) Payne.

Nannette Ann Petty, 55, passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at the Diversicare Health Care in Chanute. Nannette was born on July 20, 1964 in Chanute, KS the daughter of Farrel Colston and Linda Bockover.

Karen Kay Lind died peacefully at home surrounded by family on April 12, 2020.

Russell D. Hilton, a Lawrence resident for 25 years, passed away peacefully following a yearlong struggle against cancer. He was born in Chanute, Kansas, on July 15, 1943, to Dean and Virginia Hilton who preceded him in death. He leaves behind his wife of 54 years, Jackie, his daughter Jill …

Darlene Katherine Masters-Brady died peacefully on April 9th, 2020. She was born on August 19, 1941 on the family farm north of Chanute in Petrolia, Kansas to Theodore Roosevelt (Ted R.) Masters and Lilian Bernice Newman-Masters. She graduated from Chanute High School in 1959. She had 7 sibl…

Everett Lee Olson, 94, of Hutchinson, died April 12, 2020, at Hospice House. He was born January 13, 1926, in Big Creek Township, to Virgil and Myrtle (McGuffey) Olson.

Michael D. Anderson, 70, of Chanute, passed away Tuesday April 14, 2020  at his home. Michael was born on January 16, 1950 in Beloit, Kansas the son of Clifford Franklin and Jean Marie (Studer) Anderson.

Ronald Earl Gordon, born May 6, 1964 in Cleveland, Ohio, passed away peacefully at his home in Kansas City on April 10, 2020 after a hard fought battle with colon cancer. Ron was 55 years young.

Betty Lee Riley, 86, of Iola, passed away Thursday, April 9, 2020 at her home. Betty was born on December 18, 1933 in Westphalia, KS the daughter of Maurice Nelson and Hazel Fern (Good) Borror.

Charles “Chuck” Howard Carpenter, 82, of Chanute, passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at his home. Charles was born on December 21, 1937 in Avon, IL the son of Everette Griffith and Alice Evelyn (Johnson) Carpenter.

Anakin James Vaughn, 4, passed away Monday, March 30, 2020 in Chanute, Kansas at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.

Brayden Michael Berthot 21 passed away on March 14, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Brayden was born on July 15, 1998 in Independence, KS the son of Michael Alan Berthot and Rachel Marie (Clark) Coy.

Minnie M. (Gerdsen) Smoot, 101 years young, of Salina, spread her heavenly wings to her forever home Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Minnie was born to Conrad and Sarah (Algeo) Gerdsen on Oct. 4, 1918, in Rooks Creek Township, Ill.