• Updated

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.

  • Updated

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.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

Rebecca Anne “Becky” Dannels, 53, passed away on Friday, March 20, 2020 in Chanute, KS. She was born on December 5, 1966, the daughter of Gerald and Leona (Solomon) Dannels.  

Dr. Carl Leon Hazen finished his pilgrimage on earth March 23, 2020; and he has gone to sing with his Savior’s choir. He started his life, born to Elma and Carl Hazen, on October 24, 1937 just 3 ½ miles southeast of Guthrie, Oklahoma. He grew up outside Stark, Kansas where he began his schoo…

Winifred LuLu Frazier, 90, went to be with our Lord and Savior on March 21, 2020 at her daughter’s home in Jadwin, Missouri surrounded by her family who loved her dearly.

Linda, our Nana, died peacefully on March 5, 2020 with family by her side after a battle with lung/brain/bone cancer. She was born September 22, 1947 in Parsons, KS and grew up in Erie, KS. Daughter of Norma and Milford Hall. Sister to Lila, Robert, and Brian. Mother to Laura, Don, Kim, Nann…

Shania Marie Lewis, 23, of Galesburg, died at 8:46 pm Thursday, March 19, 2020 at her home. Death was unexpected.

Wilda Pauline (Fine) Osburn, 90, of Chanute, Kansas passed peacefully from this life on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at her home. A private family graveside service will be conducted at the Peru, Kansas Cemetery on Wednesday, March 25 and officiated by the Rev. Cinda Osburn. There will be no pub…

Our dad, William “Billy” O’Bryan, passed away peacefully on March 11 at Valhaven Rehabilitation Center in Valley, Nebraska. His last act before falling into his longest nap though was to throw a cup of tea at a nurse. He wasn’t proud of that, but it was symbolic that after a lifetime of doin…

Mary Louise King, 92, of Chanute, KS, passed away on Monday, March 16, 2020 in Erie, KS at her daughter’s home where she resided for the past year. Mary was born on October 23, 1927 in Earlton, KS the daughter of Carl Wesley and Cleora Helen (Blackburn) Grady Sr.

Audra Rush, 32, of Erie, a pre-school teacher at Erie Elementary School, died Sunday morning at her home. Death was unexpected.

Pauline Ann Riebel, 93, of Humboldt, KS passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2020 in Humboldt, KS.   Pauline was born on September 5, 1926 in Piqua, KS the daughter of John and Mary (Bruggeman) Weber.  On July 15, 1947, she married Raymond Riebel at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Humboldt, KS.  

Margie M. Wells, 91 of Chanute, KS passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at Heritage Healthcare in Chanute, Kansas. She was born on May 24, 1928 in Burrton, KS the daughter of August and Susie (Becker) Unruh.  She graduated from Burrton High School. On August 27, 1952, Margie married Richard…

Graveside service for Carl “Rick” Wilson, who passed away 08/31/2019, will be held on Friday, March 20 at 10:30 at the south end of Memorial Park Cemetery, Chanute. 

Shelia Darlene Marque 68, of Pittsburg, KS died 5:22pm Thursday March 5, 2020 at the Freeman Hospital in Joplin, MO following an illness. Shelia was born April 4, 1951 in Chanute, KS the daughter of William Travis and Verda Lois (Looney) Fisher. Shelia graduated from Chanute High School in 1…

Carrol L. Baker, 86, of Humboldt, Kansas passed away on March 6, 2020, at his home surrounded by his family.

Mary Williams, 96, formerly of Humboldt/Valley Center, Kansas, passed away on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 in Halstead, Kansas. She was born on July 14, 1923 in Erie, KS to Charles and Millie (Brant) Swan. On August 4, 1940, she married Arthur Williams in Erie, KS. Mary retired from Arolyn Heigh…

Marilyn Hicklin Miller, 97, of Chanute, KS, passed away on March 5, 2020 at Windsor Place in Iola, KS. She was born on July 12, 1922 in Lexington, MO the daughter of John and Alma (Davis) Hicklin.  Cremation has been requested and no services have been scheduled at this time. Online condolen…

Kim L. Baker, 67, of Parsons, passed away at 2:29 pm Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas.

Johnny L. Phelps, 69, of Erie, died at 11:04 am Thursday, March 05, 2020 at Labette Health.  

Donald Ray Cannon, 80, of Chanute, KS, passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 in Wichita, KS. Don was born on June 29, 1939 in Neodesha, KS, the son of Milo and Phoebe (Moulton) Cannon. He married Ute Landherr on February 6, 1959 and they celebrated 61 years of marriage. She survives him at t…

Using his size sixteen shoes and an even bigger heart, Harold Everett Barnhart leapt into heaven on February 29, 2020 to meet Jesus and say hello to all who went before him. Be patient up there. He will want to greet each of you personally and spend time catching up. He never left a venue (r…

Merle Dwayne Dalton, 84, of Chanute, KS passed away on Sunday, March 1, 2020 in Chanute. He was born on September 8, 1935 in Chanute, KS the son of Merle and Fern (Hibbs) Dalton. Merle attended Chanute Schools and graduated from Chanute High School in 1953. He married Juanita “Jane” Elder on…

Barbara Ann Jesseph, 80, of Gas, KS passed away on February 24, 2020 in Overland Park, KS. She was born on December 17, 1939 in Marion, Kansas the daughter of Roy Palmer and Erma (Osmond) Palmer. Barbara married Gerald W.  Jesseph on December 22, 1957 in Peabody Kansas. He preceded her in de…

Terry L. Johnson, 72, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at Heritage Health Care in Chanute, KS.  Terry was born on September 5, 1947 in Independence, Kansas, the son of Earl and Lois Johnson of rural Fredonia, KS.  He attended elementary schools in Fredonia, and graduated…

Mary Alice (Doepke) Lassman, 94, of Chanute, KS passed away on Sunday, February 23, 2020 at Country Place Senior Living in Chanute, KS. Mary Alice was born on August 18, 1925 in Humboldt, KS to Walter Lewis and Martha (Krone) Doepke. Mary Alice attended Cottage Grove Elementary County School…

Fred J. Lassman, Jr. passed away peacefully with his family at his bedside at Oklahoma Heart Hospital in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on Friday, February 21, 2020. He was 85 years old.

Leon A. Spence, 91, of Chanute, KS passed away on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at Diversicare in Chanute. He was born on December 10, 1928 in rural Savonburg, KS the son of Archie and Ruth (Scantline) Spence. Leon attended LeAnna Elementary School and graduated from Chanute High School. He we…

James G. “Tom” Holland, 77, of Haysville, and a former Parsons and Erie resident, passed away at 10:39 pm Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at the Wesley Medical Center at Wichita.

James G. “Tom” Holland, Sr., 77, of Haysville and former Erie resident, passed away at 10:39 pm Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at The Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. Further obituary information and service arrangements will be announced by the Carson-Wall Funeral Home of Parsons.

Ruth “Joan” Erickson, 93, of Chanute, KS passed away on Thursday, February 13, 2020 in Eureka, KS. She was born on December 1, 1926 in Chanute, KS, the daughter of Russell A. and Ethel Lindsey Reno. She attended Chanute schools, graduating from high school in 1944 and NCCC 1946. Joan married…

June Mary McNeal, 88, of Chanute, KS passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at Heritage Healthcare in Chanute, KS. She was born on August 9, 1931 in Chanute, KS to Joseph and Mary (Winterrowd) Adelgren. June graduated from Vilas High School in 1950. On March 1, 1953, she married Harold E…

Jon Alan Wood, 81. of Chanute, KS, passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at home. He was born on July 1, 1938 in rural Humboldt, KS to Clarence and Jessie (Shultz) Wood. Jon graduated from Humboldt High School in 1956 and then attended Indiana Tech. On June 26, 1958, he married Kathryn …

Ruth “Joan” Erickson, 93, of Chanute, KS passed away on Thursday, February 13, 2020 in Eureka, KS. A visitation will be held on Monday, February 24, 2020 from 4 pm-6 pm at Countryside Funeral Home Johnson Chapel in Chanute, KS. Funeral service will be on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 10 am a…

Robert Eugene Cochran, Jr. 58, resident of Yates Center, KS, died Wednesday, February 12, 2020, as the result of highway accident near Yates Center. He was born December 31, 1961, in Pueblo, CO, the son of Robert Eugene Cochran, Sr. and Barbara Jean Davis Cochran. Bob served in the US Army. …

It is with great sadness we announce the death of Merle W. Ruggles, 85, of Lee’s Summit, MO, who passed away Feb. 12, 2020 after a long battle with an immunodeficiency disease, leaving family and friends to mourn.

Funeral services for Barbara Ann Masters will be held Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Humboldt, KS. Rosary will be at 9:15 am.  Funeral Mass at 10 am.

Jack E. Shue, 73, of Clinton, Missouri and a former Erie resident, passed away at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, February 13, 2020 at the Kansas City Veterans Administration Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.  Further obituary information and service arrangements will be announced by the Pierce-Carso…

LeAnn Ruth Welch, 63, of Chanute, KS passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at her home in Chanute, KS. She was born on February 27, 1956 in Winfield, KS, the daughter of Larry and Martha (Willis) Welch. LeAnn graduated from Chanute High School followed by Nursing School, becoming an RN.  

Troy Donald Saubers, 56, of Shawnee, Kansas passed away February 9, 2020 in his home. A visitation will be held from 11 am to noon Saturday, February 15, 2020 at the Amos Family Funeral Home followed by a funeral service at noon also at the funeral home. 

Frankie Delores Swango, 84, of Garnett, Kansas passed away Friday, January 31, 2020 at St. Luke’s South Hospital in Overland Park, Kansas.