Virginia Karleskint McLaughlin
Virginia Karleskint McLaughlin, 90, a long time resident of Fort Scott, passed away in Tucson, Ariz., on Aug. 25, 2014. She is survived by her children Bob McLaughlin and Merlene Schauf, six grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. She is also survived by siblings sister Beradette Karleskint, sister Barbara Karleskint and Jake Karleskint and by sisters-in-law Buena Karleskint, Theresa Karleskint and Loetta Karleskint...
Charles Lee "Bill" Isaac
Charles Lee "Bill" Isaac, age 85, of rural Greenfield, Mo., passed away Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Lockwood where he had been a resident for the past month. Bill was born Feb. 21, 1929 in Bayard, Kan., one of the eight children of Clarence and Dessie Belle (Davis) Isaac. ...
Buena Carolyn Baird
Buena Carolyn Baird, 92, of Fort Scott, died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 at Mercy Hospital. She was born Sept. 23, 1922 in Fort Scott, the daughter of Dr. John Michael and Hazel Marie Bower, Warren. She married Charles George Baird July 20, 1947 in Girard, Kan., He preceded her in death on Sept. 14, 2005...
Norma Lorraine Vacca
Norma Lorraine Vacca of Fort Scott died Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 at Fort Scott, Kan. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 at Shiloh Cemetery, 145th Lane and 95th Road in Liberal, Mo. The service will be officiated by Roger McKee under the direction of Konantz Warden Funeral Home, Lamar, Mo., (417) 682-23344...
Dixie Leah Secrest
Dixie Leah Secrest, age 69, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., and formerly of Catoosa, Okla., died Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at her home. She was born June 9, 1945, in Englewood, Calif., the daughter of Everett and Esther Singmaster Secrest. She was a foster parent for 25 years and drove the school bus in Catoosa for 10 years. ...
Floyd Gerald Banwart
Floyd Gerald Banwart, 89, recently of Fort Scott, Kan., formerly of Phoenix, Ariz., died Sept. 25, 2014, at Medicalodge in Fort Scott. He was born Dec. 26, 1924, in West Bend, Iowa. He entered the army on Dec. 7, 1944, and served during World War II in the Pacific theater. ...
Ilo J. Brown
Ilo J. Brown, age 86, Pleasanton, Kan., passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. Funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday Sept. 27, 2014 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Burial will be in the Pleasanton Cemetery. ...
Buena Carolyn Baird
Buena Carolyn Baird, 92, of Fort Scott, died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 at Mercy Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.
Virginia Lucille Schnichels
Virginia Lucille Schnichels, age 84, a resident of Uniontown, Kan., went to her heavenly home to join her family and friends on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at the Joplin Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Mo., surrounded by her loving family. She was born April 19, 1930, in Erie, Kan., the daughter of Charley Malson and Lucille George Malson. ...
Dixie L. Secrest
Dixie L. Secrest, age 69, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at her home. Services for Dixie Secrest will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main St.
Virginia L. Schnichels
Virginia L. Schnichels, age 84, a resident of Uniontown, Kan., died Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at the Joplin Mercy Hospital. Arrangements for Virginia Schnichels will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel 201 S. Main Fort Scott, Kan.
Bentley G. Liggett
Bentley G. Liggett, age 69, a former resident of Kansas City, Mo., and more recently of Fort Scott, Kan., died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Guest Home Estates in Fort Scott. He was born Oct. 15, 1944, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Charles E. Liggett and Nadine A. Milford Liggett...
Sara Borthick Gilmore
Sara Borthick Gilmore, 86, formerly of Fort Scott, passed away peacefully in La Veta, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. She was born Dec. 15, 1927 in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Gola Hiram and Georgia Lee (Needham) Roberts. In 1947, she married Gilbert Borthick, who passed away in 1988. In 1992, she married Warren Gilmore, who passed away in 2003...
Ida Lee Daniels
Ida Lee Daniels, 89, Nevada, Mo., passed away Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. The family will receive friends from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada. Graveside services will follow at 11 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 at the Deerfield Cemetery in Deerfield, Mo., with Rev. Hubert Fox officiating...
William Wolfe Jr.
William Wolfe Jr., age 90, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. He was born Jan. 26, 1924 in Brighton, Colo. He loved woodworking and spending time with his family. He served in the Army during WWII from 1943 to 1947. William was preceded by his wife Della, and son David. ...
M. Louise Schwarz Post Bassett
M. Louise Schwarz Post Bassett, passed away peacefully in the embrace of God's mercy on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Louise was born to Otto Carl Schwarz and Bertha Nanette Autenreith Schwarz on June 18, 1918, in New Chicago, Ind. She attended school in both Chicago and Nevada, Mo. ...
Mary Virginia Corporon Shead
Mary Virginia Corporon Shead, 95, took her journey to heaven on Sept. 14, 2014. Surrounded by family members and friends, Mary Virginia (also known as Mimi) spent her final hours on Sunday at the Mercy Hospital in Fort Scott. The day before she had watched the Old Settler's Parade in Arcadia. ...
James Russell Bartlett
James Russell Bartlett, age 64, resident of Bronson, Kan., died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. He was born Nov. 9, 1949, in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Clyde Wallace Bartlett and Doris Etta White Bartlett. He attended Bronson schools until his senior year, graduating from Moran High School. ...
Betty Dobbins, 88, of Fort Scott, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Sept. 13, 2014. She was born March 13, 1926 south of Arcadia, Kan., the daughter of George William "Babs" and Ada Mae (Logston) Gazaway. She married Doyle Shoemaker Feb. 2, 1946 in Garland, Kan., and he preceded her in death July 19, 1982. She married Perry Dobbins July 12, 1995 in Fort Scott, Kan., and he survives of the home...
Mary V. Shead
Mary V. Shead, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Sunday evening, Sept. 14, 2014.
Arrangements will be handled by the Bedene Funeral Home of Arma. The funeral will be at the Arcadia Christian Church on Saturday, Sept. 20.
Alberta Rhodes, age 80, of Moran, Kan., passed away on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at Allen County Hospital, Iola, Kan. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Hope Chapel, Moran. The family will greet friends on Tuesday at the Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel in Moran, from 6 to 8:00 p.m. Cremation is planned following services...
Douglas Myer Beeman
Douglas Myer Beeman, 46, Nevada, Mo., passed away suddenly Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 at Nevada Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 at Ferry Funeral Home, 301 S. Washington, Nevada, Mo. The family receives friends from 9 to10:30 a.m. Tuesday prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Newton Burial Park, Nevada, Mo...
Scott Eugene Freidline
Scott Eugene Freidline, age 40, Pleasanton, Kan., passed away on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. Memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Visitation will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. ...
Larry DeWayne Bolden
Larry DeWayne Bolden, age 59, a resident of Fort Scott, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. He was born March 23, 1955, in LaCrosse, Kan., the son of Loren Theodore Bolden and Dolores Sherwood Roy Bolden. He married Deanna L. Williams on Jan. ...
Leora Ross, age 84, of Kincaid, Kan., passed away on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. She was born on Jan. 6, 1930, in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Walter Everle and Agnes (Mackie) Bruner. She graduated from Blue Mound High School. Leora was united in marriage to Verne Keith Ross on July 6, 1949, in Iola, Kan. This union was blessed with one daughter...