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Obituaries from August 2008

PAMELA K STEVENS (08/28/08)
Pamela K. Stevens, 53, of Mound City, Kan., died Tuesday, August 26, 2008, at her home. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, August 29, 2008, at the First Baptist Church in Mound City, Kan. Visitation will be from 10 a.m., until service time. Contributions are suggested to the First Baptist Church Building Fund. Interment will be in the Pleasanton Cemetery, Pleasanton, Kan...
RONNIE EUGENE LEE (08/27/08)
Ronnie Eugene Lee age 37, of LaCygne, Kan., died Sunday August 24, 2008, near LaCygne, as a result of an automobile accident. Graveside funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, August 28, 2008, at the Star Valley Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 27, 2008, at the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home in LaCygne, Kan. ...
JULIA KATHRYN COOPER (08/26/08)
Julia Kathryn Cooper, 91, formerly of Fort Scott, passed away Friday, August 15, 2008, in Jonesboro, Ark. She was born September 5, 1916, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Alexander and Gertrude Beebee. She married Dr. Calvin Macy Cooper August 12, 1939, in Kansas City, Mo. He preceded her in death January 22, 1997...
EVELYN LAVENE RHOTON STIPP (08/26/08)
Evelyn Lavene (Rhoton) Stipp, 87, died Saturday, August 9, 2008, in Tucson, Ariz. She was born December 25, 1920, to William Eli and Evelyn Rhoton. She was a 1939 graduate of Bronson High School and a long time resident of Auburn, Wash. She was married to Earl Stipp, July 22, 1940, who preceded her in death. ...
ROBERT EUGENE WEST (08/26/08)
Robert Eugene West, age 87, of Blue Mound, Kan., died Thursday, August 22, 2008. He was born on October 8, 1920, at Blue Mound, the son of Archie Clifford and Ethel Ellen Moore West. He graduated from Blue Mound High School in 1938. He married Doris Mae Ellis on March 26, 1944 at Iola, Kan. ...
DALE EDMOND LAWHEAD (08/26/08)
Dale Edmond Lawhead, age 85, passed away Saturday, August 23, 2008, at his home near Parker, Kan. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, August 26, 2008 at the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home in LaCygne, Kan. Burial will be in the Oak Lawn Cemetery. ...
BILLY LEE COOK (08/26/08)
Billy Lee Cook, age 79, a former resident of Fort Scott and currently of Fair Grove, Mo., died Thursday, August 21, 2008. Funeral services were held Monday, August 25, 2008, at the Greenlawn Funeral Home North. Burial was in the Cedar Bluff Cemetery, Fair Grove, Mo...
EDMUND JOSEPH BLIZNICK (08/20/08)
Edmund Joseph Bliznick, resident of 912 Linn, Bronson, Kan., died unexpectedly Tuesday, August 19, 2008, at his home. He was born February 11, 1926, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Michael Bliznickowicz and Victoria Guzy Bliznickowicz. He married Shirley Gogerty on February 20, 1943, in Chicago. ...
BERTHA MARIE BELL (08/20/08)
Bertha Marie Bell, 72 of Fort Scott, Kan., formerly of Frontenac, Kan., died at 5:20 p.m., Saturday, August 16, 2008, at Mercy Hospital in Fort Scott, Kan. Bertha was born December 10, 1935, in Mulberry, Kan., to Ray Forest and Hazel G. (Swartz) Cox. She attended area schools in Mulberry, Kan...
BETTY JOANN COOPER (08/20/08)
Betty JoAnn Cooper, age 75, a resident of Richards, Mo., died Monday, August 18, 2008, at her home in Richards, following a cancer illness. She was born May 12, 1933, in Richards, Mo., the daughter of Clyde Rye and Frances V. "Toss" Norris Rye. She married Thomas G. Cooper on December 25, 1949, at Richards, Mo. In addition to being a homemaker, Betty had worked for Wal-Mart in Fort Scott as head of the clothing department. She was known for helping the elderly of her community...
Richard LeRoy Harper (08/19/08)
Richard LeRoy Harper, age 84, resident of rural Devon, Kansas, died Friday, August 15, 2008, at Fort Scott Mercy Health Center. He was born April 6, 1924 near Devon the son of Harry Harper and Julia West Harper. Richard served in the United States Army during WWII stationed in Japan for two years. ...
Ivan Laverne Ater (08/19/08)
Ivan Laverne Ater, age 82, resident of Arma, Kansas died Sunday, August 17, 2008 at Mt. Carmel Regional Medical Center in Pittsburg, Kansas. He was born February 26, 1926 in Bourbon County, Kansas the son of Earl Ater and Birdie Judy Ater. He married Nellie Stewart on September 6, 1977. Ivan had worked as an equipment operator for Bourbon County and also ran his own farm and stock operation. He was a member of the Mt. Orum Baptist Church. He was known as a good mechanic and loved woodworking...
Richard Leroy Harper (08/16/08)
Richard Leroy Harper, 84, of rural Fort Scott, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2008, at Mercy Health Center following a brief illness. Funeral arrangements for Richard Harper will be announced by Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main.
Eula May Holloway (08/16/08)
Eula May Holloway, 83, former resident of Burlington, Kan., died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008, at Medicalodge, of Fort Scott. She recently moved to Fort Scott to be near her son, Dr. Randall Hholloway. Funeral arrangements for Eula Hollaway will be announce by the Jones Funeral Home, in Burlington. Local arragenments by Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main...
TERRY BRANDT HENNING (08/15/08)
Terry Brandt Henning, 67, Chilhowee, Mo., died Wednesday, August 13, at his home in Chilhowee, Mo. Funeral Services will be 11 a.m., Saturday, August 16, at the Chilhowee, Baptist Church, with Pastor Matt Goodsell officiating. Burial in Carpenter Cemetery, Chilhowee, Mo...
MARGARET PEGGY LOUISE RICHEY (08/15/08)
Margaret "Peggy" Louise Richey, 66, of Fort Scott, Kan., passed away Wednesday afternoon, August 13, 2008, at the Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott. She was born September 15, 1941 in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Frank Burton and Hazel Irene (Gorse) Rylander...
MARION FRANKLIN EDGAR (08/15/08)
Marion Franklin Edgar, 82, formerly of Fort Scott, and also formerly of Basehor, Kan., died Wednesday, August 13, 2008, at the Kansas City Hospice Care, Kansas City, Mo. He was born February 9, 1926, in Carpenter, Wyoming, the son of Charles Franklin and Ruth Enfield Edgar. He married Rosa Belle Payne on February 20, 1944, in Fort Scott, Kan. She preceded him in death on May 28, 1991...
JOHN E. HUNT (08/14/08)
John E. Hunt, 74, of Rogers, Ark., went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 12, 2008, at Mercy Medical Center in Rogers. He was born April 14, 1934, in Centralia, Mo., to the late Arlie and Viola (Mentze) Hunt. He moved with his family to Rogers in 1966...
EULA JOY HOLDEN (08/14/08)
Eula Joy Holden, age 88, of Parker, Kan., died Tuesday, August 12, 2008, at Life Care in Osawatomie, Kan. She was born on June 18, 1920, at LaCygne, Kan., the daughter of Jesse and Coral Shattuck Crisler. She married E. Edward Holden. To this union one daughter was born. ...
KATIE ESTELLE SISSECK (08/14/08)
Katie Estelle Sisseck, 88, Liberal, Mo., entered through the gates of heaven on Tuesday, August 12, 2008, at Mercy Hospital, Fort Scott, Kan. She was born on February 8, 1920, in Barton Co., Mo., the fourth of six children to Tony Tolando and Sarah Elizabeth Greer Rolando...
Margaret Mae Berglund (08/13/08)
Margaret Mae Berglund, 87, of Stilwell, Kan., died Sunday, August 10, 2008 at Prescott Countryview Nursing Home, Prescott, Kan. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, August 16, 2008 at the Stanley Bible Church, Stanley, Kan. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time. Contributions are suggested to the Blue Valley Quilters Club. The committal service will be at 2 p.m. at Star Valley Cemetery, LaCygne, Kan...
Marion Jeremiah Morris (08/13/08)
Marion Jeremiah Morris, age 82, Kansas City, Kan., died Tuesday, August 12, at the Kansas City Hospice House. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, August 15, 2008, at the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home in LaCygne, Kan. Burial will be in the Oak Lawn Cemetery...
MYRTLE M. SMITH (08/12/08)
Myrtle M. Smith, age 81, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Monday, August 11, 2008, at the St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo. She was born November 20, 1926, in Radley, Kan., the daughter of Harry Baker and Clara Evans Baker. She married Jewell LeRoy Smith on June 22, 1946, at Folkston, Ga. ...
JOHN T. HARRIS (08/12/08)
John T. Harris, age 76, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Friday, August 8, 2008, at the Mercy Health Center. He was born June 30, 1932, in Cedar County, Mo., the son of James Shirley Harris and Jessie Ellen Ford Harris. John had served with the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. ...
FREDERICK JOHN JOHANNING (08/12/08)
Frederick John Johanning, 81, of Mound City, Kan., died Saturday, August 9, 2008, at his home. There will be cremation. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, August 13, 2008, at the First Baptist Church, Mound City, Kan. Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Tuesday at the Church. Contributions are suggested to the Community Hospice of America, Pittsburg, Kan., or First Baptist Missions...
ROSEMARY JANE JOHNSON (08/12/08)
Rosemary Jane Johnson, age 80, of Pleasanton, Kan., formerly of Grandview, Mo., died Saturday, August 9, 2008, at Prescott Country View. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, August 12, 2008 at the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home in Pleasanton, Kan. Burial will be in the Pleasanton Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Monday, August 11, 2008 at the chapel. The family suggests contributions to the Prescott Country View or the Susan Koman Foundation...
Vyrel Yenzer Bradbury Nitcher (08/05/08)
Vyrel Yenzer Bradbury Nitcher, 95, of rural Uniontown, Kan., died at her home Saturday morning, Aug. 2, 2008. She was born June 24, 1913, the daughter of Seward and Margaret Wilson Yenzer on the family farm at Saffordville, Kan. She graduated from Toledo Township High School with the class of 1931 and was honored as Salutatorian of her class...
William Jack Simons (08/05/08)
William Jack Simons, age 84, of Fort Scott, died early Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008, at the Olathe Medical Center in Olathe, Kan. He was born March 4, 1924, in Richards, Mo., the son of Alva C. Simons and Jessie A. Proctor Simons. Jack was a graduate of Fort Scott High School. He served during World War II in the United States Air Force as a machine gunner on the B-25 aircraft. He served mostly in the South Pacific...
Ronald Ray McMillan (08/02/08)
Ronald Ray McMillan, 70, Wyandotte, Okla., passed away Friday, Aug. 1, 2008, at St. John's Medical Center, Joplin, Mo., following a lengthy illness. He was born Nov. 13, 1937, in Bushnell, S.D., to Allan Roy McMillan and Mabel Alice Hendrickson McMillan. He was married June 16, 1957, in Wyandotte, Okla., to Patricia Schiffbauer and she survives of the home...
Louise Marilyn Bennett (08/02/08)
Louise Marilyn Bennett, 64, Joplin, passed away on Wednesday, July 30, 2008, at Freeman West Hospital. Louise was born Dec. 9, 1943, in Portland, Ore., daughter of the late Tim Whalen and Lucy Moore Whalen. She moved to the Nevada, area as a young child, attended school there, and graduated from Nevada High School...
Margaret Annetta Allen (08/02/08)
Margaret Annetta Allen, age 69, resident of rural Mapleton, Kan., died Saturday, July 26, 2008, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, in Joplin, Mo. She was born May 19, 1939, in Prague, Okla., the daughter of Ennis O' Brien and Ola Gist O'Brien. Margaret married John A. ...
Richard Leroy Van Leeuwen (08/01/08)
Richard Leroy Van Leeuwen, age 74, of Uniontown, Kan., died Wednesday, July 30, 2008, at Mercy Health Center. He was born Nov. 2, 1933, at St. Paul, Kan., the son of John Van Leeuwen and Ruth Mudd Van Leeuwen. Leroy graduated in 1951, from St. Patrick's High School, in Walnut, Kan. ...
Hunter Joseph Lyon (08/01/08)
Hunter Joseph Lyon, infant son of Steven Joseph and Sabrina Eileen (Duren) Lyon, of Fort Scott, was stillborn Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at the Mercy Health Center. Survivors include, his parents; maternal grandmother, Sandy Duren; maternal step-grandfather, Jeff Chaplin; maternal grandfather, Bill Duren; maternal great-grandparents, David and Goldie Schnichels; paternal grandparents; Ralph and Patricia Wheeler; paternal grandparents, George and Joy O'Neal, all of Fort Scott; and two brothers, Joshua Joseph Lyon, of the home, and Nathaniel William Lyon, of Fort Scott.. ...