Mary Louise Johnson
Mary Louise Johnson, 82, resident of Fort Scott passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014, at her home. She was born Dec. 1, 1931, in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Ora McKinley Gilbert Johnson and Helen Bean Johnson. Survivors include four children, Michael Louis Johnson, Fort Scott, Kan., Barbara Jo Wilburn, Leavenworth, Kan., Joyce Ellen Johnson and Glenda Mae Kimani, both of Fort Scott. ...
Lynn M. Hixon
Funeral services for Lynn M. Hixon, 90, Willow Springs, Mo., will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, July 26, 2014, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Mr. Hixon died at 1:25 p.m., Friday, July 18, 2014, at Willow Springs, Mo., surrounded by his close family...
Phyllis Irene McLain
Phyllis Irene McLain, 78, of Atlanta, Mo., passed away Saturday morning, July 19,2014, at the landmark Hospital in Columbia, Mo. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Elliott Funeral Home in Atlanta. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. ...
Mary Louise Johnson
Mary Louise Johnson, 82, resident of Fort Scott, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014, at her home. Funeral arrangements for Mary Johnson will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main.
Jesse James "Junior" Mitchell
Jesse James "Junior" Mitchell, age 85, of Pleasanton, Kan., passed away on Thursday, July 17, 2014. Graveside funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, July 21, 2014 at the Pleasanton Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to service at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. ...
Kenneth Gene Parker
Kenneth Gene Parker 72, of Garland, Kan., died Sunday morning, July 20, 2014 at the Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, Kan. He was born Oct. 2, 1941 in Bourbon County, the son of Kenneth Clyde and Hazel Maude Jewsbury Parker. He married Nancy Lynn Prewett Aug. 17, 1963 in Fort Scott, Kan., she preceded him in death Oct. 4, 1965...
Don Bolinger, 66, beloved son and brother, passed away peacefully July 17, 2014. Don bravely and gracefully faced his battle with cancer while looking forward to his final destination being with the Lord. He enjoyed his time here on earth being on the lake or ocean, watching the Chiefs and Royals, and helping others. He had worked in many types of sales positions throughout his life, and was always the absolute best at what he did...
Jack Herbert Swafford
Jack Herbert Swafford, Overland Park, Kan., passed away on July 16, 2014, from lung disease complications. He was born in Fort Scott, Kan., on Nov. 13, 1930, son of Ernest and Bertha Swafford. After one year at Fort Scott Junior College, he transferred to Kansas State University where he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity, and graduated with a degree in electrical engineering. ...
DeeAnn Rohrer Wright
DeeAnn Rohrer Wright, 54, of Arlington, V.A., died July 15, 2014, at home. DeeAnn was the daughter of Donald Jesse and Ethlyn Holtwick Rohrer of Fort Scott, Kan. She served with the U.S. Navy from 1979-1982. She is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi. During her 32-year career Mrs. Wright served as a geophysical analyst, logistics coordinator, executive administrative assistant and office manager. She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene, Houston, Texas...
Margaret Bonnita Mapes
Margaret Bonnita Mapes, age 78, a former resident of Fort Scott and more recently of El Dorado, Kan., died Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at her home in El Dorado, Kan. She was born Nov. 11, 1935, in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Garland Bernard Hammons and Ada Lavina McBee Hammons. ...
LeRoy Junior Artman
LeRoy Junior Artman, age 83, Pleasanton, Kan., passed away on Monday, July 14, 2014. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Friday July 18, 2014 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Burial will be held at 3:30 p.m. at the Wild Horse Cemetery, McLouth, Kan. ...
Eileen J. Hall
Eileen J. Hall, age 90, of Willard, Mo., passed away Sunday, July 13, 2014 in her home. She was born Sept. 22, 1923, in Benld, Ill., to Jesse and Marion (Emrick) Langley. At birth she weighed only 2 pounds, 4 ounces. She worked for NYA during high school, graduating from Staunton, Ill., High School. ...
Todd Wesley Shankel
Todd Wesley Shankel, age 53, resident of Nevada, Mo., passed away at his home Saturday, July 12, 2014, following a 25-year battle with diabetes. He was born on June 22, 1961, at Mercy Hospital in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Judy Raelene Alexander and Zachary Wesley Pfeiffer. ...
Gloria Annette Wisdom
Gloria Annette Wisdom, age 72, a former resident of Conway, Ark., more recently of Fort Scott, Kan., went peacefully to meet her heavenly Father and rejoin her beloved son, Doug and husband, Mike, on July 14, 2014, at the Fort Scott Manor in Fort Scott, Kan. She was born Dec. 16, 1941, in El Dorado, Ark., the daughter of Charles and Nina Pyle. She had worked as a nurse's aide in Arkansas...
Deanna L. Fuhrman
Deanna L. Fuhrman, age 69, of Bronson, Kan., passed away on Friday, July 11, 2014, at Olathe Medical Center in Olathe, Kan. She was born on May 24, 1945, in Pleasanton, Kan., the daughter of Edward and Katherine F. (Dunavan) Umphenour. Deanna graduated from Pleasanton High School in 1963, and attended Fort Scott Community College...
Matthew Christian Wiebelhaus
Matthew Christian Wiebelhaus, age 18, a resident of rural Garland, Kan., died Friday, July 4, 2014, in Montgomery County, Kan., following a drowning accident. He was born Dec. 12, 1995, in Parsons, Kan., the son of Bob Wiebelhaus and Janice Loar Wiebelhaus. Matt had completed his junior year at Fort Scott High School. He had helped his father with the family business, Wiebelhaus Tree service. He enjoyed reading, fishing and doing mechanic work as well as hanging Christmas lights...
Lorene (Grimes) VanBuren
Lorene (Grimes) VanBuren 1947 -- 2014, a resident of Pittsburg, Kan., departed the earth and pain of cancer to be with her Heavenly Father on July 8, 2014. She was born in Fort Scott, Kan., to Claude L. and Frances (Wolfe) Grimes but spent much of her adult life in Arizona. A graduate of Fort Scott High School and Fort Scott Community College, Lorene married Gilbert Niemeir Dec. 17, 1966; they later divorced...
William "Bill" Alfred Wolfinger, Sr.
William "Bill" Alfred Wolfinger, Sr., of Pleasanton, Kan., passed away on July 5, 2014 at 9:56 p.m. at the age of 81. Bill is preceded in death by his father and mother, John William and Jessie Ellen. Bill is survived by his former wife, Elizabeth "Betty" Wolfinger of Pleasanton, Kan.; his sister, Mary Ellen (Gray) Cheek of Morrilton, Ariz.; his children, William Wolfinger, Jr., of Dallas, Texas, Deborah Callahan of Gadsden, Tenn., Diana Robison of Lenexa, Kan., Deanna Bradley of Butler, Mo.; his grandchildren, Colin Lewis of Williston, N.D., Thomas Wolfinger of Kansas City, Mo., Amber Lewis of Bensalem, Pa., Michael Wolfinger of Piedmont, S.D., Morgan Bradley of Bulter, Mo.; and a great granddaughter Addison Wolfinger of Kansas City, Mo. ...
Roger Leon Jessip
Roger Leon Jessip, age 81, of Linn Valley, Kan., passed away on Saturday, June 28, 2014. Memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, July 12, 2014, at the Linn Valley Lakes Community Church. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to service at the Church. Contributions are suggested to Grace Hospice. On line condolences for the family can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com. Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel...
Margaret A. Stewart
Margaret A. Stewart, age 96, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Sunday, July 6, 2014, at the Guest Home Estates in Fort Scott. She was born Jan. 24, 1918, in Bronson, Kan., the daughter of Glenn H. Entzminger and Ada M. Smith Entzminger. Margaret graduated from the Bronson High School. ...
Gary Lee Webster,
Gary Lee Webster, age 64, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Friday, July 4, 2014, at the Fort Scott Mercy Hospital. He was born May 24, 1950, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Calvin and Edna Webster. Gary was currently employed by Fort Scott Broadcasting and had worked in radio for over 40 years. ...
Cora Marie Kellstadt
Cora Marie Kellstadt, age 89, resident of Fort Scott, died Thursday, July 3, 2014, at the Fort Scott Mercy Hospital. She was born May 7, 1925, in Bourbon County, Kan., the daughter of Edwin Homer Collins and Lucretia Murrow Collins. She was a graduate of Blue Mound High School. ...
James Allen Christian
James Allen Christian, went to be with his Lord on July 2, 2014. Memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. July 8, 2014 at Affinity All Faiths Mortuary 2850 S. Seneca, Wichita. He was born on Febr. 25, 1933 to Clifton and Blanche (Dunsworh) Christian in Fort Scott, Kan. ...
Steven Tyler Woods
Steven Tyler Woods, age 31, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died unexpectedly Monday, June 30, 2014, at his home. He was born Feb. 18, 1983, in Fredonia, Kan., the son of Leslie Eugene Woods and Debbie Lynn Steele Woods. Steve graduated from Uniontown High School. For the last 12 years, Steve had worked as an assistant manager for Sonic Drive-In in Fort Scott. Steve was a beloved son and brother who enjoyed swimming, listening to music and spending time on his Play Station...
Shirley Gene Murray
Shirley Gene Murray, 83, Nevada, Mo. passed away Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Christian Health Care in Nevada. Gene was born March 2, 1931 in Coffeyville, Kan., and was raised by her mother Mildred G. Noble. She was united in marriage to Charles Leroy Murray on Jan.21, 1951 in Rich Hill, Mo. and he preceded her in death on May 1, 2007...