Larry Dean Simmons, 68, of Earlton, KS passed away on Friday, October 23, 2020 at Neosho Memorial Regional Hospital. Larry was born on December 25, 1951 in Chanute, KS the son of Donald G. and Evelyn (Mintz) Simmons.

Sheldon Caudell, 78, of Colony, Kansas passed away Friday, October 23, 2020, at the St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri. 

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.

Inez E. DeLa Cruz, 98, passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at the Yates Center Health and Rehab Care Center. Inez was born on April 20, 1922 in Chanute, KS the daughter of Augustine and Cayetana (Alonzo) Gutierrez.

James A. “Jim” McVay, Jr., 72, of Erie, passed away at 4:08 am Thursday, October 22, 2020, at his home in Erie. Among his survivors is his wife, Doris McVay, of the home.  Further obituary information and service arrangements will be announced by the Pierce-Carson-Wall Funeral Home of Erie.

Pauline Wagner, 86, formerly of Moorhead, MN, passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at Heritage Health Care in Chanute, KS.  

Isabel Cruz Ysusi, 88, passed away on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at the Guest Home Estates 2 in Chanute. Isabel was born on November 20,1931 in Parsons, KS the daughter Ignacio and Adella (Flores) Cruz.

Richard “Big Man” Clounch, formerly of Humboldt, passed away on October 8, 2020, at his home in La Crescenta, California. He was born in Chanute, Kansas, on January 25, 1956, to William and Marylee (Cheney) Clounch. Richard was the youngest of five children born to this union. 

Charlene Yvonne Baughn, 83, of Henderson, NV (formerly of Fredonia, KS), died Monday, October 5th, 2020, at The Bridge @ Paradise Valley in Las Vegas, NV.

Phyllis E. Crissey, 68, of Chanute, passed away on Monday, October 12, 2020 at Ascension Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita. Phyllis was born on May 29, 1952 in Peachland, N.C., the daughter of Ollen G. Vest and Elsie Inez Daniels.

Frank Edward Dannels, 82, of Chanute, passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at his daughter’s home. Frank was born on November 11, 1937 in Altoona, KS the son of Frank and Raverdeenah Dannels.

Lucio (Lou) DeLaTorre, 75, of Chanute, KS passed away at KU medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas, Sunday, October 11, 2020 surrounded by his family.

Duane L. Bohm, 89, of Ottawa, KS and formerly of the Elk Falls area, passed away October 11, 2020 at his home. 

Nelda Dean, 80, of Erie, went home to be with her Lord and Saviour Friday morning at the Prairie Mission Retirement Village in St. Paul.

Cleo Evelyn Summervill, 86, of Chanute passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at her daughter’s home. Cleo was born on February 8, 1934 in Jetmore, KS the daughter of Frank and Hazel (Griffin) Kittle.

Dorothy Mae Blaine, 95, of Chanute, formerly of Erie, died at 2:49 pm Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at the Neosho Regional Medical Center at Chanute.

Dorothy M. Blaine, 95, of Chanute, a former Erie resident, passed away at 2:49 pm Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.

Kent Baird, 64, of Hutchinson, died October 3, 2020, at Hospice House, Hutchinson. He was born July 1, 1956, in Chanute, to Owen Duane and Delora May (Rollins) Baird.

Stephen R. “Steve” Baird, 70, of Parsons, died at 12:50 am Saturday, October 3, 2020 at the Good Samaritan Society due to complications of leukoencephalopathy (white matter disease).

Norma A. Reed, 79, of Thayer, passed away at 4:15 am Friday, October 2, 2020 at the Presbyterian Manor in Parsons.

David Merle Tennis, 53, of Chanute passed away Sunday, October 4, 2020 at his home. David was born on June 23, 1967 in Wichita, KS. 

Norma Jean Clements, 91, Chanute, passed away on a crisp autumn day, October 1, 2020. It was exactly the kind of day she would have loved to sip coffee and watch the beautiful leaves beginning to turn. 

Enriqueta M. Coronado, 81, of Humboldt, passed away on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at the Allen County Regional Hospital. Enriqueta was born on July 15, 1939 in Jimenez, Mexico the daughter of Doroteo and Maria (Morales) Vasquez.

William Neil Bowker, 92, of Chanute, passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at the Diversicare Health Center.  William was born on September 29, 1928 in Chanute, KS the son of Floyd W. and Wanda Daisy (Cumings) Bowker.

Fay Thomison, 76, of Skiatook, OK, passed away Monday, September 28, 2020, in Tulsa, OK. She was born on Tuesday, July 11, 1944, in Chanute, KS, to Edmond Frank Wolfe and L. Frances (Dewey) Wolfe. Fay was very talented and creative and enjoyed crocheting, arts and crafts, and quilting. 

Richard Warner Good, 96, passed away on September 25, 2020, in Kansas City, MO, where he had lived for three months.  He was born August 27, 1924, in Omaha, NE, to Richard Warner and Ruth Hannah (nee Rider) Good. Because his father was a doctor with the Veterans Administration, he moved arou…

Valarie Jo Kinzle, 48, of Chanute, passed away at her home on Friday, September 25, 2020 surrounded by loved ones. Valarie was born in Houston, Texas on January 4, 1972 to George and Judith Hamlin. 

Surrounded by her loving family, Mary Jane “Janey” Beachner, 81, of St. Paul, passed away at 12:35 pm Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at her home following a courageous battle with cancer.

Mary Jane “Janey” Beachner, 81, of St. Paul, passed away at 12:35 pm Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at her home surrounded by her loving family.  Her husband, Jerry, survives of the home.

Thomas Leroy McLaren passed away on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at his home. Thomas was born on January 6, 1935 in Chanute, KS the son of Harold N. and Louise (Whitemore) McLaren.

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Ardis M. (Boman) Novotny, 85, a longtime rural Thayer resident, passed away peacefully at the Coffeyville Regional Medical Center in Coffeyville at 6:55 am Saturday, September 12, 2020. Her husband, Robert, passed away five days later at Neodesha.

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Robert M.Novotny, 90, a longtime rural Thayer resident, passed away peacefully at the Wilson County Medical Center in Neodesha at 3 am Thursday, September 17, 2020, five days after losing his wife, Ardis.

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Ellis Edwin Holtzman, 90, of Thayer, Kansas passed away on September 15, 2020, at his home surrounded by family. He was born on January 6, 1930 to Fred and Edna (Potter) Holtzman, in rural Thayer. 

JoAnn (Harris) Cooper was born June 11, 1945 to Joe and Annetta Harris and passed away on Saturday, September 5, 2020 in Wichita, Ks.  She graduated from Chanute High School in 1963 and attended Kansas State University.

Betty Lou Craft age 85, passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020 at Windsor Place in Iola.   Betty was born on February 13, 1935 in Bolivar, Mo., the daughter of Jess Harrison Sr. and Nellie May Davis.

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Nancy A. “Dutch” Giefer, 60, of St. Paul, passed away at 10:40 p.m., Friday, September 11, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family.

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Richard Allen “Rick” Barriger, 67, of Iola, KS passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at his daughter’s home in Holcomb, KS. Rick was born on September 19, 1952 in Buffalo, KS the son of John Kenneth and Martha Ellen (Reed) Barriger Sr.

Mauricia M. O’Brien, 81, of St. Paul, Kansas died at 10:03 am Thursday, September 3, 2020 at the Brookdale Senior Living Center in Shawnee.

Mauricia M. O’Brien, 81, of St. Paul, passed away at 10:03 am Thursday, September 3, 2020 at the Brookdale Senior Living Center in Shawnee, Kansas.  Among her survivors is her husband, Jay O’Brien, of the home.  Further obituary information and service arrangements will be announced by the C…

Glenn Roy Berg, 90, of Garden Plain, KS passed away on September 1, 2020 at the Robert J. Dole Veterans Hospital.  Glenn was born on March 9, 1930 to the late Roy and Glenna (Sloan) Berg in Thayer, KS. He married Margery (Horner) Berg on May 28, 1955 at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.   

Annetta McNeal was born to Albert McNeal and Edna Carlstom McNeal on December 12, 1934 at Humboldt, Kansas, and passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.   

Gary Gene Parker, 74, passed away on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. He had resided there for a year, moving from Douglasville, Georgia eight months after his wife passed away. He was born December 24, 1944 in Chanute. 

Missena Janae Bolt, 33, of Chanute, passed away at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center on Monday, August 31, 2020.  Missena was born on June 29, 1987 the daughter of Steven M. Bolt and Carol Gericke.