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Obituaries

Emma Jean Allen (05/26/16)
Emma Jean Allen, 86, of Fort Scott, passed away early Monday morning, May 23, 2016. She was born April 29, 1930 in Fort Smith, Ark., the daughter of Theodore Roosevelt and Minnie Watson (Williams) Collins. She married Lawrence Roger Allen Jan. 7, 1951 in Fort Scott, Kan., and he preceded her in death Aug. 24, 2015...
Jeffrey Warren Daly (05/26/16)
Jeffrey Warren Daly, age 57, resident of Fort Scott, died Wednesday, May 25, 2016, at Mercy Hospital. Jeff was born Jan. 17, 1959 in Fort Scott, the son Bob Daly and Winnie Leek Daly. He married Sharon Jamison on Jan. 14, 1989, in Fort Scott. Jeff worked for Midwestern Distribution, Coke, and as a truck driving instructor for Fort Scott Community College. Jeff loved spending time with friends and family especial the grandkids. He loved the outdoors and was always there to lend a helping hand...
Earl White (05/26/16)
Earl White, 104, of Prescott, Kan., passed away May 24, 2016 at Fort Scot, Kan. He was born on Dec. 3, 1911 at Barnesville, Kan., the son of Garfield and Fannie Allpress White. He graduated from Fulton High School. He married Laurel Bloomfield on June 25, 1938. ...
Laurence Adams (05/26/16)
Laurence Adams, 59, of Pittsburg, Kan., died Tuesday evening, May 24, 2016 at the Medicalodge Nursing Home of Frontenac. Funeral arrangements for Laurence Adams are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.
MARION SUE KUNKEL (05/24/16)
Marion Sue Kunkel, 74, of Olathe, Kan. formerly of Moran and Chanute, Kan., passed away May 23, 2016 at Good Samaritan Center of Olathe. Funeral service will be 10:00 am Fri., May 27, 2016 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, Kan. (913) 856-7111. Greeting and visitation will follow the service. Cremation to follow service with inurnment at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Good Samaritan Center of Olathe. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com...
DOROTHY M. PACK (05/24/16)
Dorothy M. Pack, age 86, Pleasanton, Kansas passed away on Sunday, March 6, 2016 at the Fort Scott Manor. She was born on December 27, 1929 the daughter of Richard and Mae Lyden Watt. She graduated from Arcadia High School She was married to Clyde Pack who preceded her in death on April 14, 1968. ...
EMMA JEAN ALLEN (05/24/16)
Emma Jean Allen, 86, of Fort Scott, passed away early Monday morning, May 23, 2016. Lloyd Houk will conduct funeral services at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home with burial following at the Maple Grove Cemetery. Condolences may be submitted to the online guestbook at konantz-cheney.com...
Leland and Wanda Wood (05/20/16)
A grave side memorial service will be held for Leland and Wanda Wood at Maple Grove Cemetery on May 28, 2016 at 2 p.m. All friends and family are invited.
John Wesley Beal (05/20/16)
John Wesley Beal, 74, Shawnee, Kan., passed away Thursday, May 19, 2016 at the Kansas City Hospice House, Kansas City, Mo. Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Thursday, May 26, at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Shawnee, Kan. Inurnment will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the Leavenworth National Cemetery with Military Honors. Memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Action, 10520 Barkley, Ste. 100 Overland Park, KS 66212 or Kansas City Hospice House, 12000 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, MO 64145...
Mary Irene Boyd, (05/16/16)
Mary Irene Boyd, age 85, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., passed away early Monday, May 16, 2016, in Fort Scott. She was born Dec. 5, 1930, in Fort Scott, the daughter of Glen "Toad" Hunziker and Ailene Bulla Hunziker. As a child, Irene was baptized in Paint Creek and attended Square Top School, a one-room schoolhouse through the eighth grade. ...
Opal Maxine Brillhart (05/16/16)
Opal Maxine Brillhart, 81, of Fort Scott, died Sunday morning, May 15, 2015 at St. Luke's East Hospital in Lee's Summit, Mo. She was born Nov. 2, 1934 in Walnut, Kan., the daughter of Charles Oscar and Grace Olive (Boileau) Cowan. She married Eddie Lee Brillhart Sept. 12, 1956 in Mapleton, Kan., and he survives of the home...
Donald Dale Picht (05/16/16)
Donald Dale Picht, age 84, a resident of Blue Mound, Kan., died Friday, May 13, 2016, at the Medicalodge in Fort Scott, Kan. He was born Nov. 27, 1931, in Hiattville, Kan., the son of Phillip Glenn Picht and Martha Payne Picht. Don graduated from the Fort Scott High School and from Pittsburg State University. ...
Kelley Leroy Holmes (05/16/16)
Kelley Leroy Holmes, age 72, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Saturday, May 14, 2016, at Medicalodge of Fort Scott. He was born Sept. 26, 1943, in Pleasanton, Kan., the son of Walter Grant Holmes and Hazel D. Largent Holmes. Kelley worked most of his life in the farming industry. In his earlier years he enjoyed camping and fishing. He served our country in the United States Army...
Loretta M. Graham (05/13/16)
Loretta M. Graham, 79, of Fort Scott, died May 10, 2016 in Kansas City, Mo. She was born Nov. 29, 1936 in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Julius P. and Loretta L. (Bayless) Karleskint. She married John Kemper Graham April 12, 1978, and he preceded her in death May 10, 2012...
Jeanne Eloise Stark (05/13/16)
Jeanne Eloise Stark, age 79, Mound City, Kan., passed away on Friday, May 13, 2016 at the Olathe Hospice House. The family suggests contributions to the Olathe Hospice House. On line condolences for the family can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com. Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel...
Sharon Kay Baucom (05/12/16)
Sharon Kay Baucom, age 70, a resident of rural Fort Scott, Kan., died early Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at the Country View Nursing Home in Prescott, Kan. She was born May 16, 1945, in Wichita, Kan., the daughter of Claude A. "C.A." Boucher and Rosalie Smith Boucher. ...
Barbara Louise "Barb" Loyd (05/12/16)
Barbara Louise "Barb" Loyd, 61, of Fort Scott, passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at her home. She was born Dec. 30, 1954 in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Ronald Allen "Romey" and Josephine Ruth "Jo" (Keating) Rogers. She married Michael Loyd Sept. 1, 1978 in Fort Scott, Kan., and he survives of the home...
Mary Ellen Wratchford (05/12/16)
Mary Ellen Wratchford, age 74, of Fort Scott, Kan., more recently of Arma Health and Rehab, passed away May 10, 2016. She was born Aug. 6, 1941 in Fort Scott, the daughter of John Henry Carson and Betty Jean Monroe Carson. She married Charles Edward Wratchford on June 6, 1959 in Miami, Okla. ...
Loretta M. Graham (05/12/16)
Loretta M. Graham, 79, of Fort Scott, died May 10, 2016 in Kansas City, Mo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.
Melvin W. Harris (05/10/16)
Melvin W. Harris, 80 of Frontenac, died at 2:45 a.m. Tuesday May 10 2016 at the Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg. He was born Aug. 5, 1935 in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Arthur C. and Goldia May (Duncan) Harris. He graduated from Fort Scott High School, received an associate's degree in social sciences from Fort Scott Community College, and attended Kansas State Teachers College in Pittsburg...
Karen Kay Mann (05/10/16)
Karen Kay Mann, age 71, Pleasanton, Kan., passed away on Monday, May 9, 2016 at her home. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. The family suggests contributions to Mercy Hospice. Online condolences for the family can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com. Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel...
Wayne Allan Burnett (05/09/16)
Wayne Allan Burnett, 78, of San Bernardino went home to be with the Lord on April 20, 2016. Wayne was born in Fort Scott, Kan., on June 14, 1937 to Helen Burnett (Maloney). Wayne was an extraordinarily kind man, who was known to give the shirt off his back and open his home to anyone in need. ...
John Joseph Campbell (05/09/16)
John Joseph Campbell, age 55, a resident of Uniontown, Kan., died Sunday, May 8, 2016, at Mercy Hospital Fort Scott in Fort Scott, Kan. He was born Nov. 22, 1960, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of William Campbell and Betty Owenby Campbell. He graduated from the Uniontown High School with the Class of 1979. ...
Norma Jean (Armstrong) Duncan (05/09/16)
Norma Jean (Armstrong) Duncan, age 84, passed away on Friday, May 6, 2016, at the Golden Age Nursing Home in Guthrie, Okla. Norma was born to Walter and Della Armstrong on Aug. 8, 1931, at Fort Scott, Kan. In her younger years, Norma was a bookkeeper at Key Work Clothes in Fort Scott, Kan. ...
Bill Majors (05/09/16)
Bill Majors, 88, of Fort Scott, died at his home Friday evening, May 6, 2016. He was born Feb. 27, 1928 in Roff, Okla., the son of Ernest Ira and Mary Louise (Good) Majors. He married Marjorie Nell Bowers March 4, 1950 in Fort Scott, Kan., and she survives of the Home...