Claris Eileen Angleton, 82, of Erie, KS passed away on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at Heritage Healthcare in Chanute, KS. She was born on December 18, 1937 in Chanute, KS the daughter of Vyrl and Ona (Ard) Roberts. Eileen graduated from Stark High School in 1955 and attended NCCC for one year.  

Kenneth “Larry” Reeves, 77, of Chanute, KS passed away on Monday, January 20, 2020 at NMRMC in Chanute, KS. He was born on November 16, 1942 outside of Chanute to Elijah and Bessie (Bowman) Reeves. He spent most of his life in Chanute and attended Chanute schools. Larry served in the United …

Michael “Mike” Phillips, 66, of Chanute, KS, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, January 22, 2020. Mike was born on January 27, 1953 in Riverside, New Jersey to Warren and Genevieve Phillips. He spent most of his life in Chanute, graduating from CHS with the Class of 71. Mike was…

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Delores J. “Dee” Wilkins, 82, of Erie, passed away at 2:55 am Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at the Prairie Mission Retirement Village at St. Paul.

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Delores J. “Dee” Wilkins, 82, of Erie, passed away at 2:55 am Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at the Prairie Mission Retirement Village at St. Paul. 

Eugene George “Gene” Koester, 73, of Chanute, KS passed away on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, KS. Gene was born on July 12, 1946 in Iola, KS the son of George and Rosella (Thummel) Koester. He graduated high school from Chanute High School. On May 26, 1982, …

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David L. Milner, 75, of Fredonia, passed away on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Heritage Health Care in Chanute. David was born on Febraury 21, 1944 in Fredonia, KS the son of Frank and Elsie (Morgan) Milner.

Infant Oliver Wayne Leon Ford, of Chanute, died at 10:35 am Friday, January 17, 2020 at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.  

William (Bill) Keys of Cedar Falls, Iowa, passed away on January 14, 2020. He was the son of Karl and Marie (Fairbanks) Keys, born on September 27, 1931 in Chanute Kansas at his grandparents’ home on south Central, the Roth House. He married Mary Joanne Greve at St. Patrick Church in Chanute…

Lillian Maxine “Mac” Wilson, 96, of Chanute, KS passed away on Monday, January 13, 2020 in Chanute, KS. Mac was born on February 4, 1923 in Chanute, KS the daughter of James and Ethel (Butler) Petty. On June 29, 1942, she married Cloyd L. Wilson and he preceded her in death.  

Cynthia “Cyndi” Ann Deibert, 74, of Bartlesville, OK passed away on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 in Tulsa, OK. Cyndi was born on January 29, 1945 in Wichita, KS the daughter of James and Ethel (Gashlan) Lankas. She graduated high school from McDonald, KS and graduated from Pittsburg State Univer…

Lavon Hoppas, 79, of Erie, passed away at 5:25 pm Monday, January 6, 2020 at the Prairie Mission Retirement Village at St. Paul.

Mrs. Dorothy Mae (Larson) McCoy Beck died peacefully surrounded by loved ones at Country Place Senior Living in Chanute, KS on January 4, 2020 at the age of 83. She was born on her family’s homestead on a hot, hot 117° summer day on August 8, 1936, in rural Chanute, KS to Harry and Hattie (J…

Paul Dwight Smith, 66, of Humboldt KS, passed away Tuesday, December 31, 2019 in Wichita, Kansas after a short illness. He was born on February 25, 1953 in Chanute, KS, the son of Leslie Richard (Dick) and Ruth Marie (Howerton) Smith. Paul graduated from Chanute High School in 1971 and serve…

After 90 years on earth, God called Lucy Ellen Tredway peacefully home, surrounded by her beloved family at 6:45 pm Friday, January 3, 2020. 

Vickie J. Patterson-Baker, 62, of Chanute, KS, passed away on January 4, 2020. Vickie was born on May 7, 1957 in Chanute, KS, the daughter of Kenneth “Cookie” and Nancy (Dwinell) Patterson. Vickie worked as a cook most of her life in Chanute at various restaurants, her last job was at Casey’…

Jim Pearce, 90, a longtime resident of Parsons, passed away at 11:35 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, at Prairie Mission Village, St. Paul.

John A. Muller, 54, of Parsons passed away Friday morning, Jan. 3, 2020, at Freeman West Hospital, Joplin.

After 90 years on earth, God called Lucy Ellen Tredway peacefully home surrounded by her beloved family at 6:45 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3, 2020. 

INDEPENDENCE — James C. “Jim” Kenworthy, 72, of Independence passed away peacefully at his home at 10:48 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, surrounded by his loving wife and wonderful caregivers. 

Billy J. Lock, 75, of Erie, passed away at his home on Sunday morning, December 29, 2019. 

Anna M. Wilson, 90, passed away December 29, 2019. Anna was born November 1, 1929 in Chanute, KS to George and Golda Burghart. She graduated from Chanute High School in 1947.  

Lawrence “Larry” Whalen, Stark, Kansas passed on December 25, 2019. He was son of John and Almeda Whalen, born on August 5, 1937. He graduated from Bishop Hogan High School in 1954 and served in the US Navy. Larry married his wife, Patricia “Patty” Isom, June 20, 1959. She preceded him in de…

Kathy Sue Turner, 73, Chanute, Kansas, died Wednesday, December 25, 2019 in Overland Park, Kansas. She was born May 28, 1946 to Lillie and Joseph Turner in Chanute, Kansas. Kathy graduated from Chanute High School in 1964 and had a successful career in real estate. She was an active member o…

Gary Duane Johnson, 64, of Gardner, Kansas passed away December 22, 2019 at his home. Funeral services will be 10 am  Saturday, December 28, 2019 at Wilson’s Funeral Home in Wellsville. Visitation will be from 6-8 pm Friday evening, also at the funeral home. Cremation will follow services. M…

Frankie Sue Bright was called home on October 11, 2019 at Glen Carr House in Derby, Kansas. Frankie Sue was born February 26, 1938 to Frank and Mildred Schupbach in Kiowa, Kansas.

Gloria P. Ysusi, 70, Chanute, KS died December 13, 2019  at a residence in Pomona, KS as the result of health complications endured over the last 15 months. She was born August 6, 1949 in Chanute KS, the daughter of Alfred O. and Ruth (Abalos) Serrato.

Connie Lee Madison-Watkins, 74, of Erie, went to be with the Lord at 12 pm Sunday, December 15, 2019 surrounded by her family in her home at Erie. 

Consuelo “Connie” Jimenez, 91, of Chanute, KS, passed away on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at Heritage Healthcare in Chanute, KS. Connie was born on August 18, 1928 in Cueramaro, Mexico the daughter of Felipa Saucedo. Connie moved to the United States in 1947 and lived California till 1952. She…

William Howard Lee, 92, of Chanute, KS, passed away on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at NMRMC in Chanute, KS. William was born on December 7, 1927 in Nashville, TN the son of Dewitt and Madeline (Harlow) Lee. He served in the United States Coast Guard from 1945 to 1947.

Connie Madison-Watkins, 74, of Erie, passed away at noon Sunday, December 15, 2019 at her residence in Erie. Further obituary information will be announced by the Pierce-Carson-Wall Funeral Home of Erie.

Mildred Arlena Moore, 78, passed away on December 5, 2019, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute, Kansas.

Frances Eleanor Thornton, loving and precious gift from God, passed away December 2, 2019 at the age of 90. Frances Padley, daughter of Ray V. and Mamie, married Johnnie Thornton and they lived all of their lives in Thayer. He preceded her in death, Frances was a hard-working farmer’s wife, …

Marissa May Craft of Chanute, born July 9, 1978, the daughter of John C. Jordan and Debbie J. Kennedy who had been missing since Christmas of 2017, who was found on August 26, 2018 in rural Thayer, has been confirmed deceased.

Etta (Waltermire) Dunham Fleming, 101, Mesa, Ariz., passed away on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, at the Friendship Village Hospice of the Valley in Tempe, Arizona. 

Ronald was the first of fraternal twin sons delivered to Joseph H. and Velma E. Sutcliffe on Christmas Day, 1937, in Chanute, Kansas. The middle of four brothers grew up in the second generation of a family-owned pipe and supply/well drilling business. At elementary school age, Ron developed…

Ralph was born December 9th, 1939 in rural St. Paul, KS to Raymond Anthony Gouvion and Agnes Josephine (McKinney) Gouvion. He went to be with our Lord and Savior on November 30, 2019 at the age of 79.

Dorothy Darlene Morrow, 85, Great Bend, passed away December 2, 2019, at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, Wichita. She was born on August 11, 1934, at Chanute, to Harry and Beulah (Mahon) Scott. 

Deane Weston Swanson, 92, of Yates Center, Kansas, passed away early Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at Yates Center Health & Rehab.

Oren Franklin Patterson, 85, of Chanute, KS, passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2019 in Wichita, KS. Oren was born on August 14, 1934 to Kenneth and Leta (Sinclair) Patterson.  

Laura Elizabeth (Betty) Zimmerman Bircher, 95, of Crockett, Texas, went to be with the Lord on November 19, 2019. Laura was born April 28, 1924 to Lloyd and Pearl Zimmerman in Independence, Kansas. In 1941, she married Wilbur Bircher and they lived in Independence, Chanute and Caney with her…

Wilma Jean Mishler, 91, of Chanute, Kansas, passed away November 26, 2019, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.

Ruth Jana (Outler) Rogers, 89, entered the loving arms of her Lord and Savior, November 24, 2019 at Mennonite Friendship Communities, South Hutchinson, Kansas. The daughter of Herman and Bessie Outler, she was born in Mankato, Kansas on September 7, 1930.

Euvone Vivian Lee, 86, formerly of Chanute, KS, passed away peacefully November 21, 2019 in Topeka, KS with her loving family by her side. Euvone was born on March 20, 1933 in Haskell, OK, the daughter of Earnest and Faye (Edwards) Arthur. She graduated from Caruthers Union High School with …

Oren Franklin Patterson, 84, of Chanute KS, passed away on November 23, 2019 in Wichita, KS.  A visitation will be on Monday, December 2, 2019 from 6-8 pm at Countryside Funeral Home Johnson Chapel in Chanute, KS.  Graveside service will be on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 1 pm at Memorial Pa…

Claude “Lee” Cady, 67, of Moran, KS, passed away on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at Allen County Regional Hospital in Iola, KS. He was born on January 28, 1952 in Fort Scott, KS, the son of Claude and Thelma (Walgren) Cady. Lee graduated from Uniontown High School and from Coffeyville Technic…

Mary Katherine “Kathy” Klauman, 55, of Chanute, KS, passed away on Tuesday, November 19 at her home outside Chanute, KS. Kathy was born on August 1, 1964, the daughter of Bill and Mary (Howard) Stutts.

Word has been received of the death of Dr. Earl Franklin McCullough, Jr., age 65, of Hobart, Oklahoma. Dr. McCullough passed away on Thursday, November 21, 2019, in Frederick. A memorial graveside will be held at a later date at the Spring Hill Cemetery south of Cooperton, Oklahoma. The fami…

Mary Arlene West passed away at her home on Georgia street in Pittsburg, Kansas on November 18, 2019. She was born on March 9, 1960 to Helen Joyce Krone-Hosack and Forrest James Hosack at Neosho Memorial Hospital in Chanute, Kansas. She attended Chanute High School and graduated in 1978. She…

Chester William Cook, 86, of Savonburg, KS passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute, KS. He was born on October 9, 1933 on the farm outside of Elsmore, KS the son of George and Mabel (Hibbs) Cook.