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Obituaries from September 2009

GLEN D. EPP (09/29/09)
Glen D. Epp, 84, Hillsboro, Kan., died Sept. 23, 2009 at Hillsboro Community Hospital, Hillsboro, Kan. Services were Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009, at Cottonwood Valley Baptist Church, Hillsboro, Kan. with burial in Henderson, Neb. Condolences may be sent to the family via jost@jostfuneralhome.com...
RUBY VON EARNEST (09/29/09)
Ruby Von Earnest, age 87 of Pleasanton, Kan., died Friday Sept. 25, 2009 at Pleasanton, Kansas Services were held at 10 a.m., Monday Sept. 28, 2009 at the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home Pleasanton, Kan. with burial in the Little Cemetery. The family suggests contributions to Southern Care Hospice...
ROSELLA VIETTA RECTOR (09/29/09)
Rosella Vietta Rector, age 93, resident of 510 Meadow Lane, Fort Scott, Kan., died Friday, Sept. 25, 2009, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo. She was born Dec. 11, 1915, in Cato, Kansas the daughter of William Engle and Bessie Galley Engle...
HARRY EVERETT DUNN (09/29/09)
Harry Everett Dunn, 89 of Fort Scott, died Sunday afternoon Sept. 27, 2009 at the Guest Home Estates. He was born July 9, 1920 at Pawnee Station, Kan., the son of Harry O. and Freda Anderson Dunn. Everett spent his entire life in the Pawnee Station area except for his time in the U.S. Army in the South Pacific during World War II...
HELEN EVANGELINE FULTON (09/25/09)
Helen Evangeline Fulton, 94, of Fort Scott, died Wednesday evening Sept. 23, 2009 at the Fort Scott Medicalodge. She was born Dec. 22, 1914 near Yates Center, Kan., the daughter of Harold and Elva (Powers) McLaughlin. She married Claude A. Fulton on Aug. 22, 1946 in Fort Scott, Kan. He preceded her in death Dec. 25, 1997...
FRANCES JO APPLEGATE (09/23/09)
Funeral Services for Frances Jo Applegate, age 72, of Branson, Mo., will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009 at Greenlawn Funeral Home in Branson with Pastor Ross Fulton, officiating. Burial will follow at Clarksburg Cemetery in Garland, Kan. Arrangements are under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home of Branson...
SGT. TYLER A. JUDEN (09/23/09)
Sgt. Tyler A. Juden, 23, of Arkansas City, died Saturday, Sept. 12, 2009 due to injuries received during active duty with the United States Army in Afghanistan. Funeral services are scheduled for were at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2009 at W.S. Scott Auditorium on the Campus of Cowley College in Arkansas City...
SYLVIA ANETTA FARMER (09/22/09)
Sylvia Anetta Farmer, age 91, formerly of 23 N. Margrave, Fort Scott, died Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009, at Fort Scott Medicalodge. She was born Aug. 28, 1918, in Lockwood, Mo., the daughter of Robert Steeley and Delia York Steeley. Sylvia was a 1937 graduate of Fort Scott High School...
Stephen Allen Woody (09/19/09)
Stephen Allen Woody, 55, Peculiar, Mo., died Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009, at Cooperstown Medical Center in Cooperstown, N.D. A celebration of life will be held Tuesday, Sept. 22, from 5-8 p.m. at the Atkinson Chapel in Harrisonville, Mo. Honorary casketbearers are: Dennis Bunger, Bill Trinkle, Jack Gresham, Tim Middaugh, Terry Jarman and Logan Chupp. Cremation. Memorial contributions may be made to Vernon County Historical Society...
Vernon E. Cox (09/19/09)
Vernon E. Cox, 81, Nevada, formerly of Richards, Mo., passed away on Friday, Sept. 18, 2009, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo. He was born on Dec. 26, 1927, in his home north of Eve, Mo., to Jessie Harold Cox and Goldie Hagerty Cox. He married Lois Maxine Palmer, his high school sweetheart, on Sept. 17, 1949, in Nevada, and she survives of the home...
KATHERINE L LABELLE (09/15/09)
Katherine L. LaBelle., 87, bookkeeper, Catholic Book Store and Zieglers died Sept. 10, 2009. Rosary will be at 7 p.m., Sun. Sept. 13, with Funeral Mass at 10 a.m., Mon. Sept. 14 both at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. Memorial may be send to to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church 861 N. Socora, Wichita, Kan. 67212...
RONALD SHAW TOWNSEND (09/15/09)
Ronald Shaw Townsend, age 74, resident of 403 S. State, Bronson, Kan., died Friday, Sept. 11, 2009, at the Moran Manor Nursing Home. He was born April 9, 1935, in San Diego, Calif., the son of Gilbert Townsend and Gladys Lowe Townsend. Ronald married Jean Thomas on Sept. 20, 1986...
MARY JEAN HEWETT (09/15/09)
Mary Jean Hewett, age 85, formerly a resident of 923 Burke and most recently of Presbyterian Village, Fort Scott, Kan., died Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009, at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Mary was born Feb. 25, 1924, in Fort Scott, the daughter of Stanley and Amy Armstrong...
VERDA F. MCGEHEE (09/11/09)
Verda F. McGehee, age 68, resident of Fort Scott, Kansas, died early Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2009, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo. She was born Aug. 4, 1941, in Wichita, Kan., the daughter of Roy Dyas and Esther Bowers Dyas. Verda married Orville H. McGehee on Oct. 6, 1967, at Wichita. He preceded her in death on March 13, 2005...
ROBERT L. "BOB" LAUDAN (09/10/09)
Robert L. "Bob" Laudan, 76, of Pleasanton, Kan., died Monday, Sept. 7, 2009 at Fort Scott Manor Nursing Home, Fort Scott. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Sept. 11, 2009 at the Coffel-Schneider Chapel, Pleasanton, Kan. Visitation will be from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Thursday at the chapel...
MARY FRANCES SHOTTS (09/10/09)
Mary Frances Shotts, 78, Fort Scott, Kan., passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009, at her home in Fort Scott following a lengthy illness. She was born on July 5, 1931 in Stampers Creek, Ind., to Roy VanMeter and Mary Iva Fluhr VanMeter. She married Thomas Jefferson Shotts on March 6, 1951, in Floyd County, Ind., and he preceded her in death in November 1991...
LEO WEBER (09/10/09)
Leo A. Weber, 85, of Bronson, Kan., died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009, at the Moran Manor. Leo was born July 28, 1924, at rural Yates Center, Kan., the son of John C. and Mary (Bruggeman) Weber. He grew up in the Piqua area until the family moved to a farm east of Humboldt. He farmed with his father for 26 years...
ELMER R. BEAL (09/10/09)
Elmer R. Beal, age 84, a resident of rural Fort Scott, died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009, at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. He was born Jan. 14, 1925, in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Frank and Ethel Galvin Beal. Elmer served in the United States Army during WWII as a cook in food service...
DAVID KUNS (09/10/09)
David N. Kuns, age 71, a resident of Uniontown, Kan., died unexpectedly Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009, at his home in Uniontown. He was born Feb. 26, 1938, in Bronson, Kan., the son of Dale Kuns and Lucille Entzminger Kuns. David was a 1956 graduate of Bronson High School and graduated from Fort Scott Community College where he excelled in football...
HOWARD DEAN STUCKY (09/09/09)
Howard Dean Stucky, age 78, a former resident of Penalosa and Hutchinson, Kan., went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Sept. 4, 2009, in Fort Scott, Kan. He was born Feb. 12, 1931, at Pretty Prairie, Kan., the youngest son of Amos and Ida (Graber) Stucky...
BERNICE ESTHER MILLER TUGGLE (09/09/09)
Bernice Esther Miller Tuggle, age 92, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Monday, Sept. 7, at the Guest Home Estates in Fort Scott. She was born Dec. 15, 1916, in Hiattville, Kan., the daughter of Fredrick Neth and Delia Crays Neth. Bernice graduated from the Fort Scott High School in 1935...
WILLARD LEE PALMER (09/09/09)
Willard Lee Palmer, 84, died Sept. 6, 2009. Visitation with family will be from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, with the funeral service at 11 a.m., Friday, both at Broadway Mortuary Chapel, Wichita, Kan. Burial will follow at 3:30 pm at Centerville Cemetery in Devon, Kan...
RONALD MARION JONES (09/09/09)
Ronald Marion Jones, age 65, resident of rural Deerfield, Mo., died Sunday, Sept. 6, at his home. He was born Sept. 1, 1944, in Devon, Kan., the son of Alfred Marion Jones and Opal Gillenwater Jones. Ronald married Sue Hurd in 1962. They later divorced...
WILLIAM "WILD BILL" SOLTREN (09/04/09)
William "Wild Bill" Soltren, age 56, resident of 323 N. Cleveland, Fort Scott, died Wednesday, Sept. 2, at Fort Scott Manor Nursing Home following a cancer illness. There was cremation. Memorial graveside services will be held at a later date in the U. S. National Cemetery and will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel...
ETHEL LUCILE BAKER MAUCK (09/02/09)
Ethel Lucile (Baker) Mauck passed away on Aug. 30, 2009, in Pittsburg, Kan. She was born to Robert Louis and Stella Angeline (Hatcher) Baker on June 21, 1917, in Topeka, Kan. On Jan. 30, 1941, she married David Henry Peter Mauck. To this union were born five children...
MARLAND C HIGHBAUGH (09/02/09)
Marland C. Highbaugh, age 91, a former resident of Presbyterian Village, died Monday, Aug. 31, 2009, at Fort Scott Medicalodge. He was born Jan. 18, 1918, in Wellington, Kan., the son of Martin Cleveland Highbaugh and Zoe Walker Highbaugh. Marland married Annabel Louise Martin on May 12, 1940, at Bronson, Kan. She preceded him in death on Jan. 18, 2002...
ZELDA MAY BETH (09/02/09)
Zelda May Beth, age 97, a resident of Fort Scott, died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009, at the Medicalodge. She was born Nov. 16, 1911, in Nevada, Mo., the daughter of Foster O. Loy and Madge Eastland Loy. Her parents later moved to Fort Scott where she graduated from the Fort Scott High School...
GARY DEAN FRYDENDALL (09/01/09)
Gary Dean Frydendall, 72, of Pleasanton, Kan., died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009 at the Veterans Hospital, Kansas City, Mo. Memorial graveside and inurnment will be held at 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009 at the National Cemetery, Fort Scott, Kan. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society...
HAYWARD LEE "RED" THOMAS (09/01/09)
Hayward Lee "Red" Thomas, 96, of Pleasanton, Kan., died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009 at Medicalodge Nursing Home, Fort Scott, Kan. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 3, 2009 at the Curry Cemetery, Mound City, Kan. Visitation will be from 7-8 p.m., Wednesday at the Coffel-Schneider Chapel, Pleasanton, Kan...
ROBERT L. "BOB" ADAMS (09/01/09)
Robert L. "Bob" Adams, 84, of rural Arcadia, died at 11:35 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009 at Mt. Carmel Regional Medial Center at Pittsburg, Kan. Mr. Adams was born Dec. 20, 1924 at Arcadia, the son of Bert and Tillie V. (Martin) Adams. Bob was a retired businessman, cattleman and rancher...