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Obituaries from October 2006

DONALD L. "JOE" SCHRODER (10/31/06)
Donald L. "Joe" Schroder, age 75, died at Midland Hospice House on Mondaym, October 30, 2006. He was born May 7, 1931 to Edith Schroder Tucker. He graduated from Fort Scott High School in 1950. He served in the National Guard from 1951-1953. He attended junior college two years where he won medals for shot put in 1951-52 before winning a scholarship to Pittsburg College. He earned his undergraduate degree and his Master's degree from Pittsburg College...
GARY LYNN JOHNSON (10/31/06)
Gary Lynn Johnson, age 65, Pleasanton, Kansas died Saturday October 28, 2006 at his home in Pleasanton. Gary was born on December 16, 1940 in Fort Scott, Kansas the son of Kenneth and Rebecca Price Johnson. He taught in the Pleasanton Kansas Grade and High Schools as well as for Fort Scott Community College. ...
Amelia May Van Sickle (10/30/06)
VAN SICKLE -- Amelia May Van Sickle, a girl, was born at 3:32 p.m. on Thursday, October 19, 2006 at St. John's Health Center in Springfield, Missouri to parents Jeff R. and Tiffany L. Van Sickle, Springfield. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 inches long at birth...
MARGARET JOSIE ROBERTS (10/30/06)
Margaret Josie Roberts, age 77, of Prescott, Kansas, died Saturday, October 28, 2006, in Prescott. She was born on September 3, 1929, in Prescott, the daughter of Karl Ermel and Alta Mae Phillips Allen. She married Bobby D. Roberts on September 2, 1949, in Prescott. He survives of the home...
GEORGE MANSFIELD TIMMINS (10/30/06)
George Mansfield Timmins, age 81, resident of 912 Park, Fort Scott, died early Sunday, October 29, 2006 at Mercy Health Center. He was born November 13, 1924, in Prescott, the son of George Luke Timmins and Marilla Chadwick Timmins. He graduated from Prescott High School. ...
VERNON "TOMMY" JENKINS SR. (10/30/06)
Vernon "Tommy" Jenkins Sr., age 96, formerly of 417 South Little, Fort Scott, Kansas died Thursday, October 27, 2006, at the Cornerstone Village in Pittsburg, Kansas. He was born February 13, 1910, in Pittsburg, Kansas, the son of Will Jenkins and Laura Hill Jenkins. He married Dorothy Long...
ANNA WADE (10/27/06)
Anna Hayes Martin Wade, age 79, of Fort Scott, died Wednesday evening, October 25, 2006 at the Mercy Health Center. She was born December 30, 1926 in Jet, Oklahoma the daughter of George L. and Katherine Steffen Hayes. Anna worked in Customer Service for Gates Rubber in Iola, for many years...
BETTY JEAN HURD (10/27/06)
Betty Jean Hurd, age 75, a resident of rural Fort Scott, died Wednesday, October 25, 2006, at the Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott. She was born August 3, 1931, in Fort Scott, Kansas, the daughter of Henry Burton Severy and Cora Olive Bilyew Severy. ...
WILMA JANE BARTELSMEYER (10/26/06)
Wilma Jane Bartelsmeyer, age 85, of Fort Scott, died Tuesday, October 24, 2006, at the Franklin House in Fort Scott. She was born January 24, 1921, in Fort Scott, the daughter of Fred A. and Alma Belle Ellsworth Hare. She married Merwin Henry "Bart" Bartelsmeyer on July 4, 1943, in Fort Scott. He preceded her in death May 4, 1990...
FRANKLIN DEWITT "DEE" YOUNG (10/25/06)
Franklin DeWitt "Dee" Young, 86, of Fort Scott died Monday evening, October 23, 2006 at the Mercy Health Center. He was born on April 11, 1920 in Fort Scott, the son of Paul Leland and Thelma Neta Williams Young. He married Era Lucile Batten on August 19, 1940 in Nevada, Missouri, she preceded him in death on June 1, 1999...
LARRY EUGENE "HUNTER" POVENMIRE (10/25/06)
Larry Eugene "Hunter" Povenmire, age 56, a former resident of Fort Scott and more recently of Jacksonville, Florida, died Thursday, October 5, 2006 at Jacksonville. He was born October 6, 1949 in Fort Scott, the son of Dean Povenmire and Juanita Reed Povenmire. He graduated from Fort Scott High School and Fort Scott Community College. He worked in new home construction in both Georgia and Florida. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy...
JEREMY AMOS SMITH (10/24/06)
Jeremy Amos Smith, age 28, a resident of Garland, Kansas was found dead Saturday, October 21, 2006 just south of Fort Scott, having been missing for several days. He was born June 5, 1978 in Fort Scott, and graduated from Fort Scott High School in 1995. ...
MICKEY PILLOT JENT (10/24/06)
Mickey Pillot Jent was born on March 12, 1925 in Chanute, Kansas. She married Raymond Jent on January 29, 1944 in Corpus Christi, Texas. During their 62 years of marriage, Ray and Mickey were blessed with three children, a son Jerry Jent, Seagraves, Texas; and two daughters, Karen Pollard, Lubbock, Texas and Vicki Kirby, Humble, Texas...
ROBERTA MARIE VANBUSKIRK (10/24/06)
Roberta Marie VanBuskirk, age 68, a resident of rural Mapleton, Kansas, died Sunday, October 22, 2006 at the Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott. She was born September 5, 1938, the daughter of Harold Hewlett and Ethel M. Carpenter Hewlett. She graduated from Prescott High School in 1956. ...
BUD PAYNE (10/23/06)
Howard "Bud" Payne, age 72, of rural Arcadia, died on his ranch, Friday, October 20, 2006. He was born on August 25, 1934 in Fort Scott, the son of James Edward and Sarah Isabelle Orr Payne. He married Billie Kay Mobley on September 14, 1955 in Miami, Oklahoma. She survives of the home...
RAY ROBINSON (10/17/06)
Ray Robinson, age 80, of Fort Scott, long-time local pharmacist and Boy Scout leader, passed away peacefully at Mercy Health Center in the company of his family on Sunday, October 15, 2006, three days before his 81st birthday. He was born Alvin Ray Robinson, on October 18, 1925, in Lamar, Missouri, the son of Joseph M. ...
DAVID ALLAN PHILLIPPI (10/17/06)
David Allan Phillippi passed away, Sunday, October 15, 2006, in his home surrounded by family, his greatest love. Dave was born November 12, 1936, to Joel and Frances Hussey Phillippi. He grew up in Bronson and attended Ottawa University on a football scholarship. ...
SHELDON E. "NED" NUSS (10/17/06)
Sheldon E. "Ned" Nuss, age 61, Ford Motor Company engineer, died Sunday, October 15, 2006, at his home in Farmington Hills, Mich., after a battle with cancer. He was born October 3, 1945, in Topeka, Kan., the son of E. Maurice and Mary E. Nuss. He graduated from Topeka High School and attended Washburn University. He then graduated from Pittsburg State University with a degree in automotive technology...
MURREL CLARANCE KOPPA (10/16/06)
Murrel Clarance Koppa, age 89, resident of Hiattville, Kansas died Saturday, October 14, 2006 at the Fort Scott Manor where he had recently moved. He was born June 12, 1917 in Girard, Kansas the son of William Ernest Koppa and Mary Jane Cooley Koppa. ...
SPC JOHN EDWARD WOOD (10/16/06)
SPC John Edward Wood, age 37, of Humboldt, Kansas, died Saturday, October 7, 2006, killed in action while serving in Baghdad, Iraq. He was born October 8, 1968 in Camden, Missouri to parents Clyde Edward and May Laura Hallock Wood. He grew up in several communities in southeast Kansas including Mapleton, Blue Mound and Iola. ...
HAROLD C. ELSKEN (10/16/06)
Harold C. Elsken, age 83, passed away Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006, in Fort Worth, Texas. He was born in Paris, Arkansas, May 8, 1923, to Gerhard and Ida Elsken, he was the fifth of six sons. Following high school graduation, he served in the U.S. Navy three years, then enrolled at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, earning a bachelor of science in business administration...
KENNETH SNYDER (10/13/06)
Kenneth Eugene Snyder, age 75, of Fulton, Kansas, died while combining on his farm Thursday evening, October 12, 2006. He was born February 13, 1931 in Fulton, Kansas the son of Milton and Bessie (Townsend) Snyder. He married Earlene Pinkerton October 18, 1953 in Fulton at the Methodist Church...
JIM SINN (10/12/06)
Jim Sinn, age 76, retired Wahling Sash and Door Co. carpenter and maintenance supervisor at Westview Manor in Derby, died October 10, 2006. Jim was born July 23, 1930 in Fort Scott, KS the son of the late Fred and Elsie (Eberle) Sinn. On July 23, 1982 he married Ruby Jane Herdt in Derby...
CHERI… SCHUBERT (10/12/06)
Cheriť Christine Schubert, 16, of Uniontown, Kansas died Tuesday, October 10, 2006, in Uniontown as the result of a motor vehicle accident. She was born December 21, 1989, in Emporia, Kansas. She attended Uniontown High School until the beginning of this school year, when she transferred to Fort Scott High School...
INA H. NICOLINI (10/12/06)
Ina Hazel Beaman Nicolini, age 90, died on October 7, 2006, at the Medicalodge, Fort Scott. She was born October 30, 1915, in Uniontown, the daughter of Ray George and Ruth Carolyn Turner Beaman. She graduated from high school in Uniontown in 1932 and was a star basketball player and an outstanding golfer in later years...
ANN MARIE PRICE (10/11/06)
Ann Marie Price, age 72, of Fort Scott, died Saturday, October 7, 2006, at the Mercy Health Center. She was born June 23, 1934, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the daughter of Marcellius Peter and Marie Schmidt Kobs. She married Gerald R. Price on May 30, 1953, in San Diego, California...
LESLIE EUGENE BLUBAUGH (10/11/06)
Leslie Eugene Blubaugh, age 82, resident of Fort Scott, Kansas, died Tuesday, October 10, 2006, at the Mercy Health Center. He was born March 23, 1924 in Fort Scott, the son of Ivan Francis Blubaugh and Lilly Carmen Smith Blubaugh. Following graduation from Fort Scott High School, he entered the United States Navy and served during World War Il...
DORTHY TABOR (10/09/06)
Dorthy Taber, age 79, formerly of Fort Scott, and recently of Rogers, Arkansas, died Thursday evening, October 5, 2006 at the Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale, Arkansas. She was born January 27, 1927 in Lawton, Oklahoma the daughter of Elmer Eldon and Frances Elizabeth (Townley) Howeth. She married Owen B. "Sonny" Taber on October 19, 1942 in Chickashaw, Oklahoma. He preceded her in death on February 7, 1993...
EDNA ARMSTRONG (10/09/06)
Edna Mae Armstrong, age 85, of Fort Scott, died Friday, October 6, 2006 at Mercy Health Center. She was born on May 8, 1921 in Afton, Okla. the daughter of Roy and Ella Johnson Franklin. She married Olyn Melvin Armstrong on March 15, 1946 in Fort Scott, he preceded her in death on February 21, 1993...
HAROLD C. ELSKEN (10/04/06)
Harold C. Elsken, 83, passed away Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006, in Fort Worth. Mass of Christian Burial: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, 1201 S. Cherry Lane. Interment: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Vigil: 7 p.m. Monday at Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to James L. West Care Center and Community Hospice, 1111 Summit Ave., Fort Worth 76102; or St.Peter the Apostle Catholic School, 1201 S. Cherry Lane, Fort Worth 76108...
HOWARD P. SCHMIDT (10/04/06)
Howard Paul Schmidt, age 93, a resident of Fort Scott, Kansas, died Monday, October 2, 2006, at the Mercy Health Center. Paul was born July 6, 1913, at the family farm west of Mound City, Kansas, the son of William Otto Schmidt and Emma Pearl Osborn Schmidt. ...
ROGER LLOYD STEVENS (10/05/06)
Roger Lloyd Stevens, age 58, formerly of Fort Scott and more recently of Grandview, Mo., passed away Monday, Oct. 2, 2006 at his home. He was born Sept. 4, 1948 in Rapid City, S.D. the son of Harold George and Dorothy Mae Ann (Kirkpatrick) Stevens. Roger graduated from Oak Park High School in 1967. ...
ETHEL BELL HALL (10/03/06)
Ethel Bell Hall, age 89, a former resident of 323 Heylman, Fort Scott, died late Sunday, October 1, 2006, at the home of her daughter in rural Pittsburg. She was born August 3, 1917, in Fulton, Kansas, the daughter of Grover C. Mayfield and Hope Mitchell Mayfield. ...
DONALD R. NELSON (10/03/06)
Donald R. Nelson, age 92, of Elsmore, passed away Monday, October 2, 2006, at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute, Kansas. He was born September 9, 1914, at Elsmore, Kansas, the son of Peter and Lotti (Strom) Nelson. Don was a lifetime resident of the Elsmore area until he moved to Heritage Health Care in Chanute, Kansas in August of 2005. ...