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Mae Ellen Gift (06/29/16)
Mae Ellen Gift, 96, of Fort Scott, passed away Tuesday afternoon, June 28, 2016 at Mercy Hospital in Fort Scott. She was born Oct. 11, 1919 in Arcadia, Kan., the daughter of Fred Allen and Lydia Ellen (Stroud) Large. She married Charles Arthur Gift Sept. 1, 1940 in Centerville, Kan., and he preceded her in death Jan. 3, 2013...
Lavon Adele James (06/28/16)
Lavon Adele James, age 69, a former resident of Fort Scott, Kan., and more recently of Pittsburg, Kan., died Saturday, June 25, 2016, at the Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo. She was born Feb. 24, 1947, in Moran, Kan., the daughter of Carrel William Baker and Etta Marie Ard Baker. ...
James Willis Smith (06/23/16)
James Willis Smith, 91, of Iola, Kan., died at the Windsor Place Nursing Home in Iola Wednesday afternoon, June 22, 2016. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.
Peggy A. Elliott (06/21/16)
Peggy A. Elliott, age 83, of Gardner passed away June 20 at Overland Park Regional Hospital. Funeral Service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, June 23, 2016 at New Life Community Church, 17935 Moonlight Rd, Gardner, KS, with burial following at Gardner Cemetery. ...
Donald Dale Picht (06/21/16)
Donald Dale Picht, age 84, a resident of Blue Mound, Kan., died Friday, May 13, 2016, at the Medicalodge in Fort Scott, Kan. A graveside memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Friday, June 24, 2016, in the U.S. National Cemetery. Military Honors will be provided by the Olson Frary Burkhart Post No. ...
C.W. Birdsell (06/20/16)
C.W. Birdsell, 90, of Fort Scott, died Saturday morning, June 18, 2016 at the Fort Scott Manor Nursing Home. He was born Jan. 10, 1926 near Cato, Kan., the son of Louis Edward and Frances Edna (Brown) Birdsell. He worked for years at Lawson's Radiator Shop in Fort Scott...
Sandra E. Duren (06/20/16)
Sandra E. Duren, age 56, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Friday, June 17, 2016, at Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Mo. She was born Jan. 1, 1960, in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Charles and Goldie Bright DeMott. She married Billy R. Duren on March 7, 1991. ...
Mary Lou Heiser Hardy (06/20/16)
Mary Lou Heiser Hardy, 88, of Fort Scott, passed away Monday, June 20, 2016 at her home. She was born Nov. 26, 1927 in Garland, Kan., the daughter of Clarence S. and Fern D. (Boone) Snow. She married Robert G. Heiser Nov. 23, 1949 in Fort Scott, Kan., and he preceded her in death May 25, 1984. She later married William O. Hardy, and he preceded her in death July 23, 2010...
Robert Lee "Bob" Hill (06/20/16)
Robert Lee "Bob" Hill, age 82, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Saturday, June 18, 2016, at Country Place Living, Fort Scott. He was born in Seneca, Mo., on Nov. 16, 1933, the son of Beulah Violet Crowder and Leonard Harvey Hill. He attended Seneca schools, graduating from high school in 1951, where he had excelled in football and basketball. ...
Ronnie Lee Shadden (06/18/16)
Ronnie Lee Shadden, 40, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 in Fort Scott, Kan. Ronnie was born Dec. 26, 1975 in Butler, Mo., to Harry Henry and Corrine "Colleen" (Joles) Shadden. He was united in marriage to Christina Marie Terry on May 11, 2014 and she survives of the home...
Glen Sewell (06/16/16)
Glen Sewell, 93, of Fort Scott, died Wednesday evening, June 8, 2016 at Mercy Hospital. He was born Aug. 18, 1922 in Sabetha, Kan., the son of Glen Roy Sewell, Sr. and Mallie Belle (Hammond) Sewell. He married Esther Anne (Weeks) Woods, his wife of 66 years, on Aug. 14, 1948 in Lawrence, Kan., and she survives of the home...
Joan Eshelbrenner Mills (06/16/16)
Joan Eshelbrenner Mills, Sterling, Colo., and formerly of Fort Scott, Kan., passed away on Thursday, June 9, 2016, in Sterling, Colo. Joan was born the eighth of 10 children to Carl and Sophia Eshelbrenner on Oct. 16, 1930, in Fort Scott, Kan. At that time Carl owned the Fort Scott Packing Company and the family resided at their home on National Avenue, now known as the Lyons Mansion. ...
Gary Lee Reno (06/16/16)
Gary Lee Reno, 69, formerly of Fort Scott, Kan., and most recently of Kearney, Mo., died Wednesday morning, June 15, 2016, at St. Luke's Northland Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. He was born Feb. 28, 1947, in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Leland Alfred and Dorothy Wanetta (Phillips) Reno.He married Anne Johnson June 13, 1998, in Excelsior Springs, Mo., at the American Legion Post, and she survives of the home...
John Stanley Yoakum (06/16/16)
John Stanley Yoakum, 86, formerly of Fort Scott and most recently of Valley Center, Kan., died Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in Wichita, Kan., at the Robert J. Dole VA Hospital. He was born July 14, 1929 in Niantic, Ill., the son of Merle Truman and Elsie Rachel (Denni) Yoakum. He married Virginia Lee Foster in Fort Scott, Kan., on April 4, 1952, and she preceded him in death Sept. 27, 2010...
Nancy Irene Barr (06/14/16)
Nancy Irene Barr, age 66, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died unexpectedly, Monday, June 13, 2016, at the Mercy Hospital Emergency Room in Fort Scott. She was born May 18, 1950, in Fort Scott, the daughter of Jewell LeRoy Smith and Myrtle May Baker Smith. She married Delbert Wayne Barr on July 10, 2008, in Fort Scott. Nancy had been employed as a custodian for the Springdale, Arkansas School System for...
Mildred G. Ludolph (06/14/16)
Mildred G. Ludolph, age 97, of Iola, Kan., passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at Windsor Place in Iola, Kan. She was born on June 27, 1918, in Westphalia, Kan., the daughter of Loren and Ruth (Hugenott) Bouse. She attended schools in Westphalia, graduating in 1936. After graduating high school, Mildred worked in the Westphalia telephone office...
Deborah Kaye Wadel (06/14/16)
Deborah Kaye Wadel, 64, Richards, Mo., passed away on Monday, June 13, 2016, at Moore Few Care Center after a lengthy illness. She was born in LaJunta, Colo., June 28, 1951, to Bob Venter and Nettie Venter (Phillips). She married Ron Wadel on Nov. 14, 1975, and just recently celebrated 40 wonderful years together...
Amy Ann Perry (06/14/16)
Amy Ann Perry, age 31, passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2016 in Scammon, Kan. Amy was born Feb. 26, 1985 in Pittsburg, Kan., to Jim Bussone and the late Linda Sue Brookes Bussone. She attended Fort Scott High School and graduated from Girard High School in 2003. ...
John Yoakum (06/14/16)
John Yoakum, 86, formerly of Fort Scott and most recently of Valley Center, Kan., died Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in Wichita, Kan., at the Robert J. Dole VA Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home...
Steven Douglas Parker (06/13/16)
Steven Douglas Parker, age 61, Prescott, Kan., formerly of Mound City, Kan., passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2016 at his home. Memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, June 18, 2016 at the Schneider Funeral Home, Mound City Chapel. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. ...
Racye Ann Schnichels (06/11/16)
Racye Ann Schnichels, age 84, of Fort Scott, Kan., was granted her angel wings with her family by her side when the lord called her home on June 6. She nourished people around her with her love and her faith. She was an avid card player, teaching all her grandkids to play pitch before they could even read. She was well know for her made from scratch all by hand angel food cakes. She loved to write letters daily and had numerous penpals...
Glen Sewell (06/10/16)
Glen Sewell, 93, of Fort Scott, died Wednesday evening, June 8, 2016 at Mercy Hospital. He was born Aug. 18, 1922 in Sabetha, Kan., the son of Glen Roy Sewell, Sr. and Mallie Belle (Hammond) Sewell. He married Esther Anne (Weeks) Woods, his wife of 66 years, on Aug. 14, 1948 in Lawrence, Kan., and she survives of the home...
Leslie Waldo Haines, Sr. (06/10/16)
Leslie Waldo Haines, Sr., 82, of Milo, Mo., died Saturday afternoon, June 4, 2016 at Mercy Hospital in Fort Scott, Kan. He was born Dec. 18, 1933 in Wichita, Kan., the son of Harry Waldo and Vera Isabelle (Woodman) Haines. He married Betty Jane Smith July 5, 1953 in Wichita, Kan., and she survives of the home...
Morris Vernon Wrench (06/10/16)
Morris Vernon Wrench, age 80, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, June 7, at Mercy Hospital. He was born on July 23, 1935, in Fort Scott, the son of James Wrench and Christine Vann Wrench Anthony. Morris was baptized at Wayman Chapel A.M.E Methodist Church at an early age. ...
Gary Hall Niemann (06/10/16)
Gary Hall Niemann, age 71, resident of Overland Park, Kan., died Monday, June 6, 2016, at the University of Kansas Hospital. There was cremation. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 13, in the U.S. National Cemetery, Fort Scott. The family will receive friends at the Cheney Witt Chapel from 10 a.m. ...