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Everett LaVerne Chaplin (02/09/16)
Everett LaVerne Chaplin, age 86, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, at the Fort Scott Manor. He was born Sept. 3, 1929, in Fulton, Kan., the son of Carl Chaplin and Hannah Sheat Chaplin. He married Doris Page on April 1, 1950, in Fort Scott. Everett had retired as a maintainer operator for Bourbon County. Everett was a hard worker and considered mowing his hobby. In earlier years, he had attended the Pawnee United Methodist Church...
Peggy Ann Ellis (02/09/16)
Peggy Ann Ellis, age 77, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, at her home. She was born Aug. 21, 1938, in Fort Scott, the daughter of Chester Price and Marjorie Lackrone King. She graduated from FSHS then attended FSCC School of cosmetology. ...
Steve Wanasek (02/09/16)
Steve Wanasek died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016 at the Earlene Howard Hospice Home in Springdale. He was born March 26, 1940 in Hutchinson, Kan., to Lora Isobel Stevens and James Key McGonigle. He was a retired pilot, having owned Wanasek Aerial Spraying in Caldwell, Kan., as well as flying corporately and charter...
Peggy Ann Ellis (02/05/16)
Peggy Ann Ellis, age 77, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, at her home. Funeral services for Peggy Ellis will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott.
Wilbur "Glenn" Kunkel, Jr. (02/05/16)
Wilbur "Glenn" Kunkel, Jr., 75, of Olathe, Kan., formerly of Moran and Chanute, Kan., passed away Feb. 4, 2016 at his home. Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 at Lenexa United Methodist Church, 9138 Caenen Lake Road, Lenexa, KS 66215. Visitation 1 p.m. before the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Lenexa United Methodist Church. Arrangements by: Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS (913) 856-7111. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com...
David Richard Helmert (02/05/16)
David Richard Helmert, age 89, La Cygne, Kan., passed away on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 at the Prescott Country View. He was born on July 5, 1926 at Altus, Ark., the son of Hordel and Ora Annison Helmert. He worked as a truck driver for List & Clark prior to retirement. ...
William R. "Bill" Dunn (02/05/16)
William R. "Bill" Dunn, age 81, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died early Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, at his home. He was born Jan. 22, 1935, in Fort Scott, the son of Clarence Dunn and Nema Comstock Dunn. Bill Graduated from the Fort Scott High School with the Class of 1952. ...
Bill Dunn (02/05/16)
Bill Dunn, age 81, a resident of Fort Scott, died early Thursday February 4th at his home. Funeral services for Bill Dunn will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott.
Harold April (02/02/16)
Harold April, age 88, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, at the Freeman Health System in Joplin, Mo. He was born Sept. 8, 1927, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Jack April and Augusta Vader April. Harold married Janice Willoughby on Jan. ...
Nancy Ann Horn (02/02/16)
Nancy Ann Horn, age 61, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Feb. 1, 2016, at Mercy Hospital. She was born April 11, 1954, in Hepler, Kan., the daughter of George and Laverne Endicott Harrison. She worked for Sunset Manor and Medicalodge as a CNA & CMA. Nancy loved fishing, mushrooming, bird watching and anything involving the outdoors...
Ellen Regina O'Rear (02/02/16)
Ellen Regina O'Rear, 78, of Fort Scott, passed away Tuesday morning, February 2, 2016 at her home. She was born July 23, 1937 in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Marshall William and Ellen Marie (LaBounty) VanMeter. She married Milton LeRoy O'Rear Dec. 7, 1957 in Kansas City, Mo., and he preceded her in death Aug. 20, 1989...
Robert Lowell Walter (02/02/16)
Robert Lowell Walter, age 79, of the Stilwell and La Cygne, Kan., areas, passed away on Feb. 1, 2016 at North Point in Paola, Kan. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel. ...
John M. Hite (02/02/16)
John M. Hite, age 88, a former resident of Wichita, Kan., and more recently of Davenport, Fla., died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, at his home in Davenport. He was born Feb. 28, 1927, in Uniontown, Kan., the son of Alva Otis Hite and Gladys Mae Cox Hite. He graduated from Uniontown High School and later served with the United States Navy during World War II. ...
Esther Luree Masters (02/02/16)
Esther Luree Masters, age 98, a resident of Presbyterian Village, Fort Scott, Kan., died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at her home. She was born Aug. 25, 1917, in Boicourt, Kan., the daughter of Earl Lee Mitchell and Cordelia Kerns Mitchell. Esther was a 1935 graduate of Burlington High School. ...
Lucile Edna Snyder (02/02/16)
Lucile Edna Snyder, age 90, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, at her home. She was born June 25, 1925, in Mound City, Kan., the daughter of Clarence Edward and Wilhelmina Herman Augur. She married Howard Lee Snyder on June 23, 1943, in Nevada, Mo. ...
Ruth Margaret Kastl Smith (02/02/16)
Ruth Margaret Kastl Smith, age 91, a resident of rural Fort Scott, Kan., died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, at her home. She was born Nov. 3, 1924, in Linn County, Kan., the daughter of Earl Jeffers and Ellen Macoubrie Jeffers. Ruth graduated from the Blue Mound High School in 1942. ...
Nancy Ann Horn (02/02/16)
Nancy Ann Horn, age 61, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Feb. 1, 2016, at Mercy Hospital. Arrangements for Nancy Horn are under the direction of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main St.
Barbara Mosher (02/02/16)
Barbara Mosher, age 97, formerly of Blue Mound, Kan., passed away on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016. The funeral for Mrs. Mosher will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016 at Schneider Funeral Home & Crematory, Mound City Chapel. Visitation be from 1 p.m. ...
Barbara Jean Parker (01/29/16)
Barbara Jean Parker, 82, of Liberty, Mo., passed away Jan. 24, 2016 at St. Luke's Hospice. Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, 2016 at Hidden Valley Funeral Home, Kearney, Mo. Memorial service will follow at 3 p.m. at the funeral home...
George Allen Kruse (01/26/16)
George Allen Kruse, age 80, a former resident of Redfield, Kan., since 1969 and more recently of Cape Coral, Fla., died early Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, at Hope Hospice in Cape Coral. He was born Jan. 19, 1936, in Geneseo, Kan., the son of Allen A. Kruse and Josephine Friedel Kruse. ...
Barbara Ann Dare (01/26/16)
Barbara Ann Dare, age 80, a longtime resident of Uniontown, Kan., now residing at Guest Home Estates in Fort Scott, Kan., went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ in heaven early Monday morning, Jan. 25, 2016. She was born Oct. 7, 1935 in Milo, Mo., the daughter of Howard E. ...
Barbara Ann Dare (01/25/16)
Barbara Ann Dare, age 80, a longtime resident of Uniontown, Kan., died Monday, Jan. 25 at the Guest Home Estates in Fort Scott. Funeral services for Barbara Dare will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott.
Lottie Beth Martin (01/25/16)
Lottie Beth Martin, age 88, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died early Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, at Medicalodge of Fort Scott. She was born Jan. 3, 1928, in Mapleton, Kan., the daughter of John Roy Odell and Leither Isabel Hills Odell. Lottie married Robert L. ...
Margaret Mary More (01/22/16)
Margaret Mary More, age 86, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, at her home. She was born on July 15, 1929, in Garland, Kan., the daughter of Vernie and Ethel Scratcher Totman. She graduated from Fort Scott High School with the class of 1948. ...
Joseph James "Joe" Price (01/22/16)
Joseph James "Joe" Price, age 77, resident of rural Fort Scott, Kan., died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, at his home. He was born on Jan. 7, 1939, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Walt and Dorothy Phillips Price. He served in the United States Navy from 1956 until 1962 aboard the USS Laws and USS Roanoke. ...