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Joann Lewis (08/23/16)
Joann Lewis, 89, of Independence, Mo., formerly of Fort Scott and Lawrence, Kan., passed away July 30, 2016 at her home. She was born Oct. 20, 1926 in El Dorado, Kan., to Harold and Eunice (Brant) Van Houten. She was united in marriage to Frank Reed Lewis who preceded her in death in 2003. She was a homemaker, and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Fort Scott and Lawrence, Kan. She was a member of the DAR, and enjoyed playing bridge with her friends...
Richard E. Carriger (08/23/16)
Richard E. Carriger, age 75, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, at his home. Services for Richard Carriger will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main St.
Leo D. McRae (08/23/16)
Leo D. McRae, age 84, La Cygne, Kan., passed away on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 26, 2106 at the Calvary Baptist Church, La Cygne, Kan. Burial in the Oak Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel. Online condolences for the family can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com. Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel...
Marguerite Ellen Sims (08/20/16)
Marguerite Ellen Sims, age 96, La Cygne, Kan., passed away on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016 at the Olathe Hospice House. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 22, 2016 at the La Cygne United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the Oak Lawn Cemetery. ...
Margie Emeline James Williams (08/17/16)
Margie Emeline James Williams, age 90, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., passed away Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born Dec. 31, 1925, on the Snyder farm near Harding, Kan., the daughter of Marion Hudson James and Tallie Lilly Snyder James. ...
Dale Leroy Koopmann (08/17/16)
Dale Leroy Koopmann, 72, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Aug. 14, 2016 at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. Dale was born June 29, 1944 to Fritz and Leola (Breiburth) Koopmann in Deerfield, Mo., where he spent most of his childhood and early adult life. He graduated from Nevada High School in 1962. For many years he operated Koopmann Cattle Company and was later known as "Junk Man" in the Nevada and surrounding areas...
Ava L. Gibson (08/17/16)
Ava L. Gibson, 69, of Fort Scott passed away Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016 at her daughters home in Olathe, Kan. A celebration of life service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20 at Emmanuel Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Emmanuel Baptist Church 2215 Native Road, Fort Scott, KS 66701 or Hospice of Olathe Medical Center, South Park Medical Plaza 20920 W. 151st St., Suite 204 Olathe, KS 66061...
Howard Kivett (08/15/16)
Howard Kivett, 78, of Fort Scott, died Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016 at the Medicalodge Nursing Home in Fort Scott, Kan. He was born in Arkansas City, Kan., to Alvin A. and Erma Kivett. He was a graduate of Arkansas City High School and Arkansas City Junior College. He transferred to Oklahoma State University in the fall of 1957, completing a B.S. in natural science in January 1959. The spring semester was spent in graduate school at Kansas University...
Michael Elza Pruitt (08/15/16)
Michael Elza Pruitt of Nevada, Mo., peacefully went home to be with Jesus at Freeman Hospital, Joplin, Mo., on Aug. 12, 2016. He was born on Dec. 24, 1943 in Fort Scott, Kan., to Elza R. and Bernice Louise (Killion) Pruitt. He accepted the Lord and was baptized at a very young age. ...
Norma Jean Stockebrand Wimmer (08/15/16)
Norma Jean Stockebrand Wimmer , 88, of Great Falls, Mont., passed away Friday, Aug. 12, 2016. Norma was born in Fort Scott, Kan., on May 20, 1928. She attended school through junior college in Fort Scott and completed her bachelors in home economics at Kansas State University in May 1949...
Janet Morrisey (08/15/16)
Janet Morrisey, age 61, Pleasanton, Kan., passed away on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016 at her home. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Inurnment will be at the Eureka Cemetery. ...
Gary Karl Skinner (08/12/16)
Gary Karl Skinner, 64, of Fort Scott, passed away Wednesday morning, Aug. 10, 2016 at Mercy Hospital. He was born March 10, 1952 in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Clifford Karl and Violet (Clarke) Skinner. Gary grew up in the Hiattville area and attended Hiattville Elementary and Uniontown High School. ...
Gregory Dewayne Post (08/12/16)
Gregory Dewayne Post, 46, of Kansas City, Mo., passed away Aug. 8, 2016, at Research Medical Center following an accident. He was born Dec. 29, 1969, in Fort Scott to Cynthia Wheeler Post and Gregory Post. He graduated from Fort Scott High School and Fort Scott Junior College. He later attended Pittsburg State University and Kansas State University at Manhattan...
Allen Rockne Jones (08/12/16)
Allen Rockne Jones, 73 of Punta Gorda, Fla., passed from this life to his heavenly home on Aug. 4, 2016. Born in Parsons, Kan., on Oct 3, 1942 to the late Arthur L. and Nina Irene (Hesting) Jones. Allen graduated from W.B. Ray High School, Corpus Christi, Texas, in 1960. ...
Grace Katherine Larson (08/09/16)
Grace Katherine Larson, 90, of Fort Scott, passed away Friday afternoon, Aug. 5, 2016 surrounded by family at Mercy Hospital. She was born June 27, 1926 in Sarcoxie, Mo., the daughter of Ben Logan and Ella Mae (Daffron) Shaffer. She married Alfred Lee "Swede" Larson April 11, 1947 in Joplin, Mo. He preceded her in death on March 2, 2006...
Gregory Dewayne Post (08/09/16)
Gregory Dewayne Post, 46, formerly of Fort Scott, Kan., passed away Aug. 8, 2016 in Kansas City, Mo. A Celebration of Life will be held, 11-1 pm, Saturday, Aug. 13 at the Bristol, 5400 W. 119th St. Leawood, KS. Additional information to be announced...
Linda Lee Coulter (08/09/16)
Linda Lee Coulter, age 66, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died early Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016, at her home. She was born July 25, 1950, in Fort Scott, the daughter of Burton Wayne Ogle and Daisy Ruth Duerson Ogle. Linda graduated from Fort Scott High School. ...
Lucile Marie Wisterman (08/05/16)
Lucile Marie Wisterman, 105, of Fort Scott, passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at Guest Home Estates. She was born Aug. 3, 1910 in Jarbalo, Kan., the daughter of Edward L. and Bertha (Somers) Wager. Survivors include her grandson, Jack Black of Fort Scott, and a niece, Mickie Munger of Phoenix, Ariz.She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jesse (Jack) Wisterman; her daughter, Daisy Black; her sister, Stella Fracol; and a niece, Bertha Coward...
Milton Lynne Holt (08/05/16)
Milton Lynne Holt, age 93, has gone to rest with his heavenly father on July 22, 2016. His smile, his wit, his love of family, and the twinkle in his eye will be sorely missed. Lynne lived a full life as a journalist, photographer, husband, son, father, grandfather, and great grandfather...
Kathleen Ann Durbin (08/05/16)
Kathleen Ann Durbin, age 75, resident of Burleson, Texas, died Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, at Community Hospice of Texas, Burleson, Texas. She was born on Oct. 18, 1940, in Dubuque, Iowa, the daughter of Peter and Pauline Veiten Wordehoff. She graduated from St. ...
Thomas W. Foley (08/05/16)
Thomas W. Foley, died at his home at 4:10 p.m. in Nevada, Mo., on July 29, 2016. Services will be announced at a later date by his family. You may view obituary and send condolences on line at www.ferryfuneralhome.com
Helen Johnson (08/05/16)
Helen Johnson, age 87, Pleasanton, Kan., passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2106 at the Residencies of Pleasanton. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 8, 2106 at the Pleasanton First Christian Church. Burial will be in the Pleasanton Cemetery. ...
Virginia Carol Lyons (08/03/16)
Virginia Carol Lyons, former resident of Fort Scott, and more recently of Pittsburg, Kan., died Thursday evening, July 28, 2016, at the Golden Living Center in Pittsburg. She was born on Aug. 28, 1932, in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of James Edward and Sarah Isabelle Orr Payne. ...
Shirley Ann Isaac (08/02/16)
Shirley Ann Isaac, age 74, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Friday, July 29, 2016, at Mercy Hospital in Fort Scott. She was born Jan. 15, 1942, in Colorado City, Texas, the daughter of Clyde and Ruby Seaberry Neel. She worked for the Western Insurance Company for most of her career. ...
Milton Lynne Holt (08/02/16)
Milton Lynne Holt, age 93, has gone to rest with his heavenly father on July 22, 2016. His smile, his wit, his love of family, and the twinkle in his eye will be sorely missed. Lynne lived a full life as a journalist, photographer, husband, son, father, grandfather, and great grandfather...