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Obituaries from September 2007

Charlotte Faye Lunt (09/30/07)
Charlotte Faye Lunt, age 70, resident of 512 S. Judson, Fort Scott, Kansas, died unexpectedly Thursday, September 27, 2007, at Mercy Health Center after being admitted earlier in the day. She was born March 13, 1937 in Monarch, Oklahoma the daughter of Edward Trusdell and Hazel Tanner Trusdell. ...
LUNT (09/28/07)
Charlotte Faye Lunt, age 70, resident of 512 S. Judson, Fort Scott, Kansas died unexpectedly Thursday, Sept 27, 2007, at Mercy Health Center after being admitted earlier in the day. Funeral arrangements for Charlotte Lunt will be announced by Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main...
EDNA PIERCE (09/25/07)
Edna Chriselda (Wolfe) Pierce, 92, formerly of the West Liberty area near Hammond, Kansas, passed away in Phoenix, Arizona, Sunday morning, September 23, 2007. She was born June 24, 1915, the youngest child of Elmer J. and Cora B. (Oman) Wolfe, in El Dorado Springs, Missouri. She married Dixie J. Pierce December 6, 1936 in Fort Scott, Kansas. He preceded her in death February 23, 1991...
LaDee Tyler (09/26/07)
LaDee Tyler, 76, of La Junta, passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2007. Visitation will be Wednesday, September 26, 2007 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Peacock-Larsen Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Thursday, September 27, 2007 at 1 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church with Reverend M.J. Romano officiating. Graveside services will be in Braman, Okla., on Saturday, September 29, 2007 at 10 a.m...
EDNA PIERCE (09/24/07)
Edna Pierce, 92, formerly of the West Liberty area near Hammond, more recently of Phoenix, Ariz., died in Phoenix Sunday morning, Sept. 23, 2007. Funeral arrangements for Edna Pierce are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home...
WILLIAM LEE MOORE (09/24/07)
William Lee Moore, Jr., age 68, resident of Pleasanton, Kansas, died Friday, September 21, 2007 at Mercy Health Center. He was born April 8, 1939 in Santa Ana, California, the son of William Lee Moore Sr., and Virgia May Milton Moore. He was a 1957 graduate of Oskaloosa High School. He married Shirley Rogers in 1958. She preceded him in death. Bill was a veteran of the United States Navy. His hobbies included following the national motor cross circuit with his son...
Verlin Franklin "Hooch" Pitts (09/22/07)
Verlin Franklin "Hooch" Pitts, 37, Bronaugh, Mo., passed away on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. He was born Oct. 3, 1969, in Nevada. Mo., to Harry Franklin Pitts and Shirley Ann Orr Pitts. Hooch grew up in Bronaugh and graduated from Bronaugh High School, in 1988. He was employed by Rickett's Grain for more than 10 years. He worked for Cullison Ground Works and was currently self-employed in backhoe and dozer work...
Don Morris Thompson (09/22/07)
Don Morris Thompson, 94, formerly of Bronaugh, Mo., passed away Friday, Sept. 21, 2007, at Barone Alzheimer Care Center, Nevada, Mo., following a brief illness. He was born Aug. 31, 1913, in Bronaugh, Mo., to Chauncey Lee Thompson and Nellie Pearl Feller Thompson. He married Eileen Kerr on May 9, 1941, and she preceded him in death on June 27, 1993...
CARL SWANSON (09/21/07)
Carl Swanson, 88, of Topeka, formerly of Pleasanton, Kansas, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007, at Stormont Vail Medical Center, Topeka, Kansas. Funeral services for Carl Swanson are pending under the direction of the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home, Pleasanton, Kansas...
Deaths (09/19/07)
Richard Leroy Wrenn,, 84, resident of Fort Scott, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2007, at his home. He was a member of the cast in "The Learning Tree" filmed in Fort Scott. There was cremation. The Rev. Leroy Nelson will conduct graveside services at 10 am. Friday in the Oak Grove Cemetery...
Mercy Health Center (09/20/07)
Dismissed Wednesday Christina Crelia and Kyler Shwndell, Arcadia, and Mrs. Larry Palet, Ft. Scott Admitted Wednesday Cinda Cates, Uniontown, and Clifford Lyman, Ft. Scott Mercy Health Center visiting hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
SAMMY BOYD (09/20/07)
Sammy Boyd, 75, of Pleasanton, died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2007 at Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, MIssouri. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007 at the Coffel-Schneider Chapel, Pleasanton. Visitation will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday at the chapel. Contributions are suggested to the American Heart Association. Interment will be in the Trading Post Cemetery...
SAMMY BOYD (09/19/07)
Sammy Boyd, 75, of Pleasanton, Kan., died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2007, at Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, Mo. Services are pending under the direction of the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home, Pleasanton.
RICHARD LEROY WRENN (09/19/07)
Richard Leroy Wrenn,, 84, resident of Fort Scott, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2007, at his home. He was a member of the cast in "The Learning Tree" filmed in Fort Scott. There was cremation. The Rev. Leroy Nelson will conduct graveside services at 10 am. Friday in the Oak Grove Cemetery...
PATRICK ELDON "PAT" ARNOLD (09/18/07)
Patrick Eldon "Pat" Arnold, age 68, a resident of rural Fort Scott, died unexpectedly Sunday, Sept. 16, 2007, at his home. He was born Sept. 26, 1938, in Fort Scott, Kansas, the son of Lewis and Susie Kelley Arnold. He married Kay Hutchison on Nov. 23, 1958, at the Cherry Grove Baptist Church. ...
WILEY J. TEAGUE (09/18/07)
Wiley J. Teague, 94, of Arcadia died at 4 a.m. Monday, September 17, 2007 at the Arma Care Center at Arma. Mr. Teague was born October 11,1912 at Arcadia the son of James David and Bertha Berry Teague. Wiley wrked for many years for Dunton's Furniture Store in Arcadia. ...
GEORGE LEE COOPER (09/18/07)
George Lee Cooper, 77, a former resident of Fort Scott, and more recently of Merriam, Kan., died unexpectedly Sunday, Sept. 16 at the Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21 at the Centerville Cemetery. Friends and family may meet at the cemetery...
EDWARD FENGLER (09/18/07)
Edward Fengler, 84, Moundville, Mo., passed away suddenly Monday morning, September 17, 2007, at his home. He was born on July 8, 1923 in Moundville, Mo., the son of Erich and Amanda Kuhlman Fengler. He was married to LaRue Young on February 22, 1947 in Fort Scott, Kansas, and she survives of the home...
GEORGE LEE COOPER (09/17/07)
George Lee Cooper, 77, Fort Scott, died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2007, at the Mercy Health Center emergency room. Funeral arrangements for George Lee Cooper will be announced later by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main St.
PATRICK ELDON ARNOLD (09/17/07)
Patrick Eldon Arnold, 68, Fort Scott, died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2007 at his home. Funeral arrangements for Patrick Eldon Arnold will be announced later by Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main St., Fort Scott, Kan.
JAMES LEE ZORNES (09/17/07)
James Lee Zornes, age 95, resident of Arma, Kansas, died Friday, September 14, 2007, at Mercy Health Center. He was born August 20, 1912 in Bourbon County, Kansas, the son of Robert Zornes and Myrtle Underwood Zornes. James married Doris Kendig in 1937. She preceded him in death. He married Georgia R. Houdashelt Toney on April 7, 1967, in Columbus, Kansas. She died on June 17, 2000...
GENE KREBS (09/17/07)
Edward Eugene "Gene" Krebs, 75, a resident of rural Fort Scott and more recently of Fort Scott Manor, died early Sunday, September 16, 2007, at the Fort Scott Manor. He was born January 28, 1932, in Mapleton, Kansas, the son of Forney Edward Krebs and Annabelle Lomax Krebs. ...
WALTER STEPHEN ZIMMERMAN (09/14/07)
Prayer services for Walter Stephen (Steve) Zimmerman were held at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, 2007, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Joe Nguyen presiding. Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10a.m. Monday, Aug. 27, 2007 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Joe Nguyen, Father James White and Father Gary Sherman, Presiding. Intermet following in the Rest Haven Cemetery in Sperry under the direction of the Sien-Shelton Funeral Home...
James Lee Zornes (09/15/07)
James Lee Zornes, age 95, a resident of Arma, Kan., died Friday, Sept. 14, 2007, at Mercy Health Center, Fort Scott, Kan. Funeral arrangments for James Lee Zornes will be announced by Cheney Witt Chapel, Fort Scott.
Richard Leroy Wrenn (09/15/07)
Richard Leroy Wrenn, age 84, resident of 1101 E. Oak, Fort Scott, Kan., died at his home Friday, Sept. 14, 2007, Funeral arrangements for Richard Wrenn will be announced by Cheney Witt Chapel, Fort Scott.
Edith A. Pettibon (09/15/07)
Edith A. Pettibon, 85, Nevada, Mo., passed away suddenly Friday, Sept. 14, 2007, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada. She was born Aug. 6, 1922, in Nevada, Mo., to Robert Lee Chrisenbery and Mina Shaw Chrisenbery. She was married June 6, 1963, in Miami, Okla., to Robert Lee Pettibon. He preceded her in death Jan. 22, 2005...
Maxine Simmons (09/15/07)
Maxine Simmons, 88, of Fort Scott, passed away early Friday morning, Sept. 14, 2007, at Medicalodge. in Fort Scott, Kan. She was born April 30, 1919, in Wheeling, Mo., the daughter of Virgil A. and Avis I. (Brobst) Patterson. She moved to Mapleton Kan., in 1924, and attended Mapleton schools through the eighth grade. ...
Shirley Ray Stanton (09/13/07)
Shirley Ray Stanton, 79, resident of 323 East National, Fort Scott, Kan., died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2007, at her home. She was born Nov. 25, 1927 in Girard, Kan., the daughter of Ray Heiser and Inez Carver Heiser. Shirley attended Fort Scott High School. She married Ted Stanton on May 2, 1944 in Fort Scott. She was of the Methodist faith...
Shirley Ray Stanton (09/12/07)
Shirley Ray Stanton, 79, resident of 323 East National, Fort Scott, died Tuesday evening, Sept. 9, at her home following a cancer illness. Funeral arrangements for Shirley Stanton will be announced by Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main.
Roy Dee VanSlyke (09/11/07)
Roy Dee VanSlyke, 96, Amsterdam, Mo., was born Sept. 9, 1911 near Windsor, Mo. He departed this life on Sept. 9, 2007 at the Adrian Manor in Adrian, Mo. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007 at the Amsterdam United Methodist Church. ...
Chance Randall Parker (09/11/07)
Chance Randall Parker, 34, of Pleasanton, Kan., died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2007 at Lake Chaparral.Services will be held at 11a.m., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2007 at the Coffel-Schneider Chapel, Pleasanton, Kan. Visitation will be from 6:30-8 p.m., Wednesday at the chapel. Contributions are suggested to the Chance Parker Memorial Fund for the children. Interment will be in the Pleasanton Cemetery...
Dorothy I. Dighero (09/11/07)
Dorothy I. Dighero, 85, of Chanute, passed away Monday, Sept. 10, 2007 at the Heritage Healthcare Center in Chanute. Dorothy was born in Fort Scott, Kan. on April 19, 1922, the daughter of George H. and Bertha R. (Lyon) Niemeir. She grew up and attended schools in Fort Scott, graduating from Fort Scott High School. ...
Larry Dean Bloesser (09/11/07)
Larry Dean Bloesser, 64, resident of Richards, Mo., died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2007, following a heart attack at his home. He was born June 30, 1943 in Fort Scott the son of Sonny Earl Bloesser and Mildred Kennedy Bloesser. Larry was a 1961 graduate of Richards High School. ...
William G. "Bill" Bolton (09/10/07)
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June Edna Tice (09/10/07)
June Edna Tice, 88, of Fort Scott, died Friday evening, Sept. 7, 2007 at the Medicalodge Nursing Home. She was born on June 10, 1919, in Reedsburg, Wis., the daughter of Henry Ferdinand and Isabelle Myrtle Yorton Clark. She married William Fleet Tice, Sr. on June 21, 1941 in Eau Claire, Wis. He preceded her in death on June 30, 2003...
Robert L. Crozier (09/10/07)
Robert L. Crozier, 74, a resident of Mapleton, Kan., and formerly of Kansas City, died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007, at the Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott. He was born Dec. 14, 1932, in Garnett, Kan., the son of Lester R. Crozier and Inez Gray Crozier. ...
Vercie Lord (09/07/07)
Vercie Lord, 78, of Ooltewah, Tenn., passed away Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2007, at her residence. She was born Jan. 15, 1929, in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of the late Alec and Louise (Pellett) Stroud and was preceded in death by her son Ronald Lord and two sisters, Marietta Poyner and Doris Holmes. ...
Herbert Claire Hainline (09/06/07)
Herbert Claire Hainline, 75, of Aurora, Ill., formally of Paola died Sept. 3, at the Provena Mercy Medical Center, Aurora, Ill. A graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7 at Holy Cross Cemetery, Paola, Kan. Herbert was born Aug. 27, 1932 to Herbert C. and Mary Emma Tawney Hainline in Paola, Kan. He lived in Paola, Fort Scott, Pittsburg, Burlington, Kan., and Aurora Ill...
Charles Edward "Tom" Giddens (09/06/07)
Charles Edward "Tom" Giddens, 79, a resident of Frontenac, Kan., formerly of Arma, Kan., died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2007, at the Girard Medical Center in Girard, Kan. He was born April 28, 1928, in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Jesse Giddens and Gladys Manion Giddens. ...
Charles E. Giddens (09/05/07)
Charles E. Giddens, 79, a resident of Frontenac, Kan., died early Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2007, at the Girard Medical Center in Girard. Funeral services for Charles Giddens will be announced by the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel.
Ronald Dean Reed (09/05/07)
Ronald Dean Reed, 69, of Pleasanton, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007 at Medicalodge South, Pittsburg. Ronald was cremated. A gathering for family and friends will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007, at the First Christian Church, Pleasanton. Contributions are suggested to the Harry Hines Hospice...
Martha Joann Houk (09/04/07)
Martha Joann Houk, 70, of Topeka, Kan., was lovingly taken home by her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sept. 1, 2007, at Stormont-Vail Hospital, Topeka, Kan., following a battle against cancer. JoAnn was born on June 4, 1937, to Martin Joseph and Mary Kathryn (Frewing) Werner at the family farm located at the first corner north and one mile west of St. ...
Dorothy E. Leek (09/04/07)
Dorothy E. Leek, 89, of Fort Scott, died Friday evening, Aug. 31, 2007, at her home. She was born in Bronaugh, Mo., on Aug. 13, 1918 the daughter of Arch B. and Helen L. Couch Gordon. In 1962 Dorothy began a Day Care. She has taken care of dozens of children over the years, treating them as she does her own grandchildren and adopting their parents as her second set of children...