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Mary Alice Wescoat (04/17/15)
Mary Alice Wescoat, 93, of Fort Scott, died Wednesday morning, April 15, 2015 at the Fort Scott Manor Nursing Home. She was born May 12, 1921 in Hiattville, Kan., and was the daughter of Jay and Gracie Marie Cnzial (Koppa) Phillips. She married Clifferd Wescoat March 29, 1938 in Girard, Kan., and He preceded her in death April 11, 1985...
Orville D. Clarida (04/16/15)
Beloved husband and father SFC Orville D. Clarida of Springfield, Mo., died April 11, 2015 at age 91. Orville was born at home near Irwin, Barton County, Mo., July 1, 1923, the son of Milo and Minnie (Greer) Clarida. Orville attended Fort Scott High School, where he lettered in football. ...
Shirley Doerfler (04/16/15)
Shirley Doerfler, age 85, a resident of Fort Scott, Kansas, died unexpectedly Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at her home. She was born June 18, 1929, in Fort Scott, the daughter of Clyde Snyder and Frances Helen King Snyder. She married Donald J. Doerfler on Nov. 5, 1950, at Huntsville, Ark. Shirley had worked as a seamstress for Key Industries for many years...
Mary Alice Wescoat (04/16/15)
Mary Alice Wescoat, 93, of Fort Scott, died Wednesday morning, April 15, 2015 at the Fort Scott Manor Nursing Home. Funeral arrangements for Mary Wescoat are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.
Arthur Junior Kyser (04/14/15)
Arthur Junior Kyser of Elsmore, Kan., passed away on Monday, April 13, 2015 at Prairie Mission Retirement Home in St. Paul, Kan. He was born April 25, 1928, at Savonburg, Kan., to Arthur E. and Florence (Hawkins) Kyser. He graduated from Hepler Rural High School in 1946. ...
Edith Arlene Hawkins (nee Mitchell) (04/14/15)
Edith Arlene Hawkins (nee Mitchell), April 11, 2015, Martinez, Calif., resident. Edith was born in Mulberry, Kan., Jan. 26, 1934 and grew up in Fort Scott, Kan. She moved to California in 1960. She is survived by her loving family, daughters Beverley Forrest and Wilma Hawkins (Patrice); grandchildren, Sebastian Paulson (Lindsey), Wesley Paulson (Krista) and Brooke Vance; her great-grandchildren, Madison, Christian, Damien, Wyatt, Noelle and Sean; her brothers Dean (Effie) and Ben (Pat) Mitchell; and many nieces and nephews. ...
Gary Donald Bukowski (04/13/15)
Gary Donald Bukowski, age 64, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Sunday, April 12, 2015, at Mercy Hospital, Fort Scott. He was born Dec. 2, 1950, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Richard and Fern Booth Bukowski. He graduated from Blue Mound High School and Pittsburg State University. ...
Ginger Leigh Craig (04/13/15)
Ginger Leigh Craig, age 42, passed away on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at her home. Visitation will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 16, 2015 at the La Cygne Christian Church. Cremation will follow. The family suggests contributions to the Ginger Craig Memorial Fund, in care of Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, P.O. Box 304, La Cygne, KS 66040. Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel...
Burma June "B.J." Gonzalez (04/13/15)
Burma June "B.J." Gonzalez, age 76, of Moran, passed away April 12, 2015 at Olathe Medical Center. She was born in Carneiro, Kan., on May 17, 1938 to Wayne and Thelma (Brady) McCall. She was later joined by two brothers, Dan and Randy McCall. Her family lived in several places before settling on a farm outside of Moran. She graduated from Moran High School in 1956...
Julie A. Townsend (04/13/15)
Julie A. Townsend, 54 of Fort Scott died Thursday, April 9, 2015 at Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Mo. She was born March 9, 1961 in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Richard Donald and Norma Jean (Wilson) Fitzsimmons. She married Matthew A. Townsend May 29, 1982 in Fort Scott, Kan., he survives of the home...
Ona Pearl James (04/11/15)
Ona Pearl James, 91, of Girard, Kan., died at 9:20 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at Medicalodge of Frontenac in Frontenac, Kan. Mrs. James was born March 11, 1924 at Garland, Kan., the daughter of David Franklin and Flora Shoop Beerbower. Ona was a homemaker and beautician who lived in the Hepler-Girard area most of her life. ...
William Richard "Dick' Hite (04/11/15)
William Richard "Dick' Hite, age 88, of Aurora, Mo., passed away at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at the Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Mo. He was born Jan. 30, 1927, in Ft. Scott, Kans., the son of the late Benjamin William and Hazel Irma (Cox) Hite...
Julie A. Townsend (04/11/15)
Julie A. Townsend, 54, of Fort Scott, passed away Thursday, April 9, 2015 in Joplin, Mo. Funeral arrangements for Julie Townsend are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.
Janet E. Grote (04/11/15)
Janet E. Grote, 57, died Wednesday, April 8, 2015. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Northwest Christian Church. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 13, 2015 at Evergreen Cemetery in Fort Scott, Kan...
Elver J. "Punk" Kellstadt (04/11/15)
Elver J. "Punk" Kellstadt, age 80, of Mound City, Kansas passed away April 9, 2015 at the Prescott Countryview Nursing Home in Prescott, Kan. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at the Mound City Christian Church. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. ...
Terry Michael Smethers (04/10/15)
Terry Michael Smethers, age 73, Mound City, Kansas passed away on Monday, April 6, 2015 at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He was born on November 9, 1941 at Iola, Kansas the son of Delbert and Elnora Herynk Smethers. He graduated from Kincaid High School and attended Washburn University and Clark Business College. ...
I.H. "Cope" Copeland (04/10/15)
I.H. "Cope" Copeland, 88, of Parsons, died Saturday, April 4, 2015 in Parsons. He was born in McAlester, Okla., on Sept. 5, 1926 and grew up there. He worked for the M-K-T Railroad for many years, retiring in 1972 as signal supervisor. He had lived in Parsons since 1967. He served in the United States Navy from 1943 to 1946...
Jerald "Jerry" D. Brunk (04/10/15)
Jerald "Jerry" D. Brunk, age 82 years, of Clinton, Mo., passed away Friday, April 3, 2015, at his home. Jerry's wishes were to be cremated. Fond memories and condolences can be left online at http://www.vansant-millsfuneralhome.com Jerry was born April 20, 1932 in Crawford County, Kan., the son of Delbert and Susie (Elliott) Brunk. ...
Wayne P. White (04/07/15)
Wayne P. White, age 88, Oklahoma City, formerly of Mound City, Kan., passed away on Monday, April 6, 2015 The funeral is at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 10, at Mound City First Baptist Church. Burial is at Curry Cemetery. Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory Mound City Chapel...
Wilma Wescoatt (04/07/15)
Wilma Wescoatt, 88, of Las Vegas, passed away April 3, 2015, at Desert Springs Hospital. Wilma was born March 20, 1927, in Fort Scott, Kan. Wilma worked for the Clark County School District for over 20 years; she worked in the kitchen department at several schools where she said it was "the best job she ever had." Wilma was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Earl Wescoatt. ...
John Joseph Hennessy, Jr. (04/07/15)
John Joseph Hennessy, Jr., age 84, resident of Fulton, Kan., died Sunday, April 5, 2015, at Medicalodge of Fort Scott. He was born Dec. 22, 1930, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of John Joseph Hennessy, Sr. and Gertrude Shannon Hennessy. He joined the United States Marines after high school. ...
Kathy Elaine Campbell (04/03/15)
Kathy Elaine Campbell, age 62, of Parsons, Kan., formerly of Fort Scott, Kan., passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in Parsons. She was born Aug. 9, 1952, in Wichita, Kan. Kathy was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Fort Scott. Kathy worked at Tri Valley prior to moving to Parsons. Kathy loves watching sports on TV and loves playing baseball...
Wanda L. Higgins (04/03/15)
Wanda L. Higgins, 80, of Lee's Summit, Mo., passed away April 1, 2015 in Mesa, Ariz. Wanda was born on Feb. 2, 1935 in Bayard, Kan., the daughter of Jesse and Irma (Shoemaker) Riggs. Wanda married Ervin W. Higgins on Aug. 7, 1953. Wanda and Erv shared 61 wonderful years together. ...
Ida Louise Meyer (04/03/15)
Ida Louise Meyer, age 94, a former resident of Fort Scott, Kan., and more recently of Springfield, Mo., died Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at the Manor at Elfindale in Springfield. She was born Dec. 2, 1920, in Redfield, Kan., the daughter of Will Russell and Grace McKinnis Russell. ...
Uta Ruth Natter (04/03/15)
Uta Ruth Natter, 52, of Fort Scott, passed away Friday, March 27, 2015 at St. Lukes Medical Center on the Plaza in Kansas City, Mo. She was born Feb. 6, 1963 in Schweinfurt, Germany the daughter of Horst and Gabriela Khrista (Six) Natter. Uta was the kindest, sweetest soul with the greatest heart and energy for life. ...