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.

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.

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.

Juanita Thelma Chandler, 92, of Chanute, KS passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at Heritage Healthcare in Chanute, KS. She was born on December 14, 1926 in Chanute, KS the daughter of Ira and Clovie (Kustonborder) Petty. Juanita attended Roosevelt School in Chanute.

George McGurk, 83, Topeka, died November 17, 2019. He met his wife while stationed in Japan (1958). He is survived by wife, Edith; son, Nathan McGurk (Janette); daughter, Wendy Wheeler; sister, Carol Berezik (Gene). He is also survived by seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Ronald Lee “Skeeter” Raida, Jr., 50, of Buffalo, KS passed away on Monday, November 18, 2019 at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute, KS. He was born on February 16, 1969 in Chanute, KS the son of Ronald Lee, Sr. and Joan (Tubbs) Raida.

It is with great sorrow and loving remembrance that I Lynette, along with my brothers and sister, are announcing the death of Carol Ann Hatfield, nee Hosfelt in Branson, Missouri, on November 7, 2019. She had been in a 3 or so year slide to her death and died peacefully of natural causes. Sh…

It is with great sorrow and loving remembrance that I Lynette, along with my brothers and sister, are announcing the death of Carol Ann Hatfield, nee Hosfelt in Branson, Missouri, on November 7, 2019. She had been in a 3 or so year slide to her death and died peacefully of natural causes. Sh…

Hazel Aurora Lee Hines, 19 months, of Chanute, KS, passed away on November 17, 2019, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.

Linda L. Osborn, 72, long-time dental hygienist, passed away November 3, 2019. A Celebration of Life will be held at 1 pm Saturday, November 23 at Bethel Life Center, 3777 S. Meridian, Wichita. A graveside service will be held in Chanute, KS at a later date. 

Kenneth Eugene Ogle, 78, of Iola, Kansas, passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2019, at Allen County Regional Hospital in Iola, Kansas. 

Sherman L. Rutledge, 93, of Thayer, KS passed away on Sunday, November 17, 2019 at Neosho Memorial Hospital. Sherman was born on October 19, 1926 in Chanute, KS the son of Thomas Wilson and Mary Ruth (Miller) Rutledge.

Betty Jane (Ballou) Stevenson was born February 27, 1947 in Chanute, Kansas. She was the daughter of Charles Nelson and Mary Frances (Bartley) Ballou. She passed away November 14, 2019 at Prairie Mission Retirement Village in St. Paul, Kansas. She was 72.

Funeral services for Donald “Don” Lloyd Gillihan, 91, Lawrence will be held at 11 am Friday, November 15, 2019 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.  Entombment will follow at Memorial Park Mausoleum in Lawrence. Don passed away on Monday, November 11, 2019 at Neuvant House of Lawrence.

Donald Lewis Schooley, 85, formerly of Chanute, KS, passed away on Friday, November 8, 2019 in Overland Park, KS. Don was born on October 31, 1934, the son of Noel and Ina (Dodson) Schooley.  

Veleta Elizabeth Daniel Haskins Sellars, of Chanute, passed away November 7, 2019 in the loving care of Diversicare and Harry Hynes Hospice. She was born on December 10, 1926 at Ft. Gibson, OK to Cleophus Daniel and Jewell White Daniel.

Imogene Wyant Leach, 88, longtime resident of Arkansas City and Chanute, KS, passed away peacefully on November 8, 2019 under hospice care in Broken Arrow, OK. 

Richard Fisher, 70, son of Robert and Dorothy Fisher, completed his long walk Nov. 6, 2019 in the arms of his wife of 48 years, Judy Fisher.

Alice Irene Thomas, 82, of Chanute, KS, passed away on Monday, November 4, 2019 at Heritage Healthcare in Chanute, KS. Alice was born on December 20, 1936 in Humboldt, KS, the daughter of Charles H. and Cora (Hamill) Yockey.  

Nina Marie Bilyeu, 84, of Chanute KS, passed away on November 1, 2019 in Olathe, KS. Nina was born on January 5, 1935 in Chanute, KS the daughter of George and Mildred (Alcock) Wood. She graduated from Chanute High School in 1952. On November 30, 1952, Nina married William Gene Bilyeu in Cha…

Larry J. Caldwell passed away at his home in Saratoga, California on October 25. He was born June 26, 1946 to Ralph and Fern Caldwell of Chanute. He attended schools in Chanute from kindergarten through high school and was a 1964 graduate of Chanute Senior High. Larry went on to achieve a Ph…

Sharlett Ford, 80, of Chanute, KS, passed away on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at NMRMC in Chanute, KS. Sharlett was born on September 12, 1939 in Pineville, MO the daughter of Curt and Effie (Letterman) Pierce. Sharlett graduated from Pineville High School in Pineville, MO in 1958. 

Jerry D. Jordan, 80, of Chanute, KS, passed away on Sunday, November 3, 2019 in Chanute, KS. Jerry was born on January 7, 1939 in Liberty, KS, the son of Joseph and Virtress (Dixion) Jordan. Jerry graduated from Erie High School in 1957. 

Marion Thomas “Bubba” Nelson, 67, of Chanute, KS passed away Friday, November 1, 2019, at Heritage Health Care Center in Chanute. Marion was born to Leroy and Kathryn (Jackson) Nelson, April 19, 1952 in Pittsburg, KS. 

Patricia Ruth (Wells) Simmons, 88, Bel Aire, KS, passed away November 3, 2019. She was born January 5, 1931 in Ft. Madison, Iowa to Paul R. and Beatrice M. (Howell) Wells. She grew up in Ft. Madison where she enjoyed dancing and fine arts in school. She loved being with her friends listening…

Georgianna Dent White Hathaway, 98, of New Castle, Colorado died October 29, 2019 at the Veterans Community Living Center in Rifle, Colorado, where she had been a resident for the last 2 years.

Nina Marie Bilyeu, 84, of Chanute KS, passed away on November 1, 2019 in Olathe, KS. Cremation has been requested. A celebration of life will be on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 10:30 am at the First Presbyterian Church in Chanute, KS. Online condolences may be left at: www.countrysidefh.com

Hazel Lucille Laver, formerly of Humboldt, passed away 5:24 pm Tuesday, October 29, 2019, at age 98½ years, at Parsons, Kansas, where she had lived the past 3 years.  Hazel was born April 19, 1921, the daughter of Harry Earl and Eunice Jeannette “Jenny” (Ransom) Troxel, on a farm near Moran,…

Ronald William Sheddrick went on to be with his Savior our Lord Jesus Christ on October 26, 2019 at Landmark Hospital in Joplin, MO. Ron was born on June 6, 1940 in Rich Hill, MO to Wilma and Donald Sheddrick. He moved to Oswego, KS as a young child. Ron graduated from Oswego High School in …

Ada Marie (Gregg) Kee of Yates Center, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at the Allen County Hospital, Iola Kansas. She was 87. Ada was born July 15, 1932, in Iola, Kansas, the daughter of Alice and Theron Gregg. She grew up in Iola, Kansas attending school there and received …

Dixie Lee Becannon, 82,of Humboldt, KS, passed away on October 24, 2019 in Humboldt, KS. She was born April 4, 1937 in Humboldt, KS, the daughter of Leo and Pauline (King) Huffmaster. On December 9, 1965, she married Donald Becannon in Humboldt, KS. She graduated from Humboldt High School in 1955.

Nila Ilene Hittle Dickason, 90, of Overland Park, Kansas, went home to be with the Lord October 23, 2019 at Sheridan Assisted Living, Overland Park. She was born January 11, 1929 in Lake City, Kansas, the daughter of Raymond and Amy Sitler Hittle. She was dedicated to serving her family and …

Margaret S. Powers, 96, of Thayer, KS, passed away on October 24, 2019 at Heritage Healthcare in Chanute, KS. She was born May 26, 1923 in Hutchinson, KS, the daughter of Harvey and Merna (Kimpton) Studebaker. On August 3, 1941, she married Joe Powers in Chanute, KS. He preceded her in death…

Margaret S. Powers, 96, of Thayer, KS, passed away on October 24, 2019 at Heritage Healthcare in Chanute, KS.  Cremation has been requested. Service details will be announced at a later date. Online condolences may be left at: www.countrysidefh.com