Obituaries from July 2010
Jeffrey Walter Bartkoski
Jeffrey Walter Bartkoski, age 35, of Springfield, Mo., formerly of El Dorado Springs, Mo., passed away Wednesday morning, July 28, 2010. Jeff was born in Phoenix, Ariz., to Betty Evelyn (Hutchison) and Joseph Edward Bartkoski on March 14, 1975, and was their 15th child...
Juanita Mae Heitz Dominguez
Juanita Mae Heitz Dominguez, age 88, former resident of Bronaugh, Mo., died Thursday, July 29, at Fort Scott Manor Nursing Home. She was born Feb. 17, 1922, in Liberal, Mo., the daughter of Lawrence and Lulu Hill Copeland. She graduated from Mindenmines High School in the class of 1939. ...
Joseph Martin Glisar
Joseph Martin Glisar, age 46, resident of Pittsburg, Kan., died Wednesday, July 28, 2010. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 4, at the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott. Burial will follow in the U.S. National Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society and may be sent to Cheney Witt Chapel, P.O. Box 347, Fort Scott, Kansas, 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com...
JOSEPH MARTIN GLISAR
Joseph Martin Glisar, age 46, a resident of Pittsburg, Kan., died Wednesday, July 22, 2010.
Funeral services for Joseph Glisar will be announced by the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel.
HALLIE EUGENE RUBY
Hallie Eugene Ruby, age 78, resident of 316 S. Andrick, Fort Scott, Kan., died early Wednesday, July 28, 2010, at his home. He was born May 7, 1932, in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Ralph Day Ruby and Dolly Bertha Morrow Ruby. He married Joann Colvin on Feb. 16, 1952, at Fort Scott, Kan. They were happily married for 58 years...
HALLIE EUGENE RUBY
Hallie Eugene Ruby, age 78, resident of 316 S. Andrick, Fort Scott, Kan., died early Wednesday, July 28, 2010, at his home.
Funeral arrangements for Hallie Ruby will be announced by Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main.
Sharon Horton, 66, Pryor, departed this life on July 23, 2010 in Pryor, Okla., at the age of 66 years, 10 months and three days. She was born on Sept. 20, 1943 in Fort Scott, Kan., to Joe and Nada (Krull) Sisk. Sharon grew up in Fort Scott, Kan. She attended school there and graduated from Fort Scott High School with the class of 1961...
ROBERT DANIEL "BOB" LANCASTER
Robert Daniel "Bob" Lancaster, 72, of Iola, Kan., died Saturday, July 24, 2010 at the Kansas City Hospice House. Robert was born June 15, 1938, at St. Paul, Kan., the son of Cyril Robert and Ellen Marie (Kennedy) Lancaster. He moved with his family to Louisville, Ky. He returned to the Chanute area and graduated from Chanute High School in 1956...
DR. PRATT IRBY
Dr. Pratt Irby, age 97, a resident of Fort Scott died on Friday, July 23, 2010 at Fort Scott Manor. He was born May 3, 1913 in Holly Springs, Miss., the son of Pleasant Eugene and Lenora McMullen Irby. He was a 1934 graduate of the University of Mississippi and a 1936 graduate of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine...
ROSS RANDOLPH "RANDY" BROOKS
Ross Randolph "Randy" Brooks, 62, of Florence, Ky., died July 14, 2010 in Florence, Ky. He was born in Northern Kentucky, the son of the late Robert L. and Mary (Kendrick) Brooks. Mary was the daughter of the late Lee and Linnie (Post) Kendrick. He is survived by several cousins...
DELMER JESSE COX
Delmer Jesse Cox, age 28 of Blue Mound, Kan., died Wednesday July, 21, 2010 at his home. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday July 23, 2010 at the Curry Cemetery near Mound City, Kan. The family suggests contributions to the Kansas High School Rodeo Association in care of Coffel-Schneider, P.O. Box J, Mound City, Kansas, 66056...
REBECCA ANN "BECKY" DILLON
Rebecca Ann "Becky" Dillon, 59, died at 9:41 a.m. on Sunday, July 18, 2010, in the Jane Phillips Medical Center. Rebecca was born Oct. 22, 1950, at Fort Scott, Kan.;, to parents William C. "Bill" and Elizabeth S. (Shannon) Doenges. She was raised in Bartlesville and completed her education in Fort Scott, Kan., and Bartlesville, Okla. Becky attended Fort Scott Christian School where she graduated high school in 1968...
ELIZABETH ALIDENE RUTHERFORD BREWER
Elizabeth Alidene Rutherford Brewer, age 86, formerly of 615 S. Margrave, died Monday, July 19, 2010, at the National Healthcare Nursing Home, Joplin, Mo. She was born Dec. 23, 1923, in Stotesbury, Mo., the daughter of Lee Clinton Dryer and Elranora Irene Stuart...
MARJORIE C. TRIMMELL
Mrs. Marjorie C. Trimmell, 94, of Independence, died Sunday afternoon at Windsor Place in Independence. Marjorie Cora Trimmell was born Aug. 2, 1915 at Cherryvale, Kan., the daughter of Herman C. Pittenger and Frances (Rottemnan) Pittenger. Mrs. Trimmell attended Cherryvale, Kan., schools and graduated from Pittsburg State University...
LOIS M. SWINK BRUNER
Former resident of the Uniontown and Bronson area, Lois M. Swink Bruner, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2010, in Independence, Mo. Lois was born Feb. 21, 1918, on a homestead near Morristown, S.D., to Oscar and Viola Swink. She was a twin and the fourth or fifth of 14 children in the Swink family...
ROSS RANDOLPH "RANDY" BROOKS
Ross Randolph "Randy" Brooks, 62, of Florence, Ky., died July 14, 2010 in Florence, Ky. He was born in Northern Kentucky, the son of the late Robert L. and Mary (Kendrick) Brooks. Mary was the daughter of the late Lee and Linnie (Post) Kendrick. Graveside services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 24, 2010 at the Mapleton Cemetery under the direction of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home...
JANICE KAY HOFFMAN
Janice Kay Hoffman, age 66, a resident of rural Fort Scott, died Friday, July 16, 2010, at the Via Christi Health Center in Pittsburg, Kan. She was born Oct. 25, 1943, in Moran, Kan., the daughter of Hiram Burl "Pat" Goodsell and Mary Elizabeth Vanatta Goodsell...
ALFRED FREDRICK CLAY
Alfred Fredrick Clay, age 89 of De Soto, Kan., died Sunday July 18, 2010 at the Hillside Village of De Soto at De Soto, Kan. Services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday July 21, 2010 at the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home, Mound City, Kan. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at the Coffel --Schneider Funeral Home...
ELLIZABETH ALIDENE BREWER
Elizabeth Alidene Brewer, age 86, formerly of 615 S. Margrave, died Monday, July 19, 2010, at the National Healthcare Nursing Home, Joplin, Mo.
Funeral services for Alidene Brewer will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main.
EUGENE J. "GENE" HERRMAN
Eugene J. "Gene" Herrman, 53, died at his home in Great Bend, Kan., on Sunday, July 18, 2010. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesday, July 20 at Bryant Funeral Home, 1425 Petton Road, Great Bend. Memorial services for Gene will begin with a vigil service with Rosary, at 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 20, at the Bryant Funeral Home in Great Bend...
Lois Kathleen "Kay" Hill
Lois Kathleen "Kay" Hill, age 83, resident of Uniontown, Kan., went to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 15, 2010, at Mercy Health Center. She was born August 20, 1926, in Kaw City, Okla., the daughter of Mr. Wilson and Maudie Pappan Wilson. She married Dewey Hill Sr. ...
Diana Nolan, 26, Kansas City, Mo., formerly of Nevada, passed away on Monday, July 14, 2010, in Kansas City. She was born on Jan. 4, 1984 in El Paso, Texas, to John and Dusti Ann Bradley Nolan. Diana grew up in Texas and later came to Nevada in 1998. She attended Nevada High School. She had lived and worked in the Kansas City, Mo., area for the past five years...
James Robert "Bob" Mann
James Robert "Bob" Mann, 71, of Wichita, retired purchasing manager/ employee of Airtechnics, Inc. for 40 years, died at home on Monday, July 12, 2010 after a long, courageous battle with cancer. A memorial service is pending. Bob was born on June 15, 1939 in Fort Scott, Kan. He served aboard the USS Boxer as a BT3...
HELEN LUCILLE MASON GOLLADAY
Helen Lucille Mason Golladay, 95, of Fort Scott, passed away Wednesday afternoon, July 14, 2010 at Medicalodge. She was born May 28, 1915, the daughter of Alexander Charles and Christena (Wiley) Mason. She retired in 1977 from teaching after 43 consecutive years; 19 of those in rural schools of Bourbon County and 24 years in Prescott Grade School, Prescott, Kan...
NOVA M. WRIGHT
Nova M. Wright, age 89, resident of Blue Mound, Kan., died early Monday, July 12, at Mercy Health Center. She was born July 8, 1921, in Selma, Kan., the daughter of Roy Miller and Malinda Fetters Miller. She married Earnest I. Wright in 1945. He preceded her in death in June of 1998...
NOVA M. WRIGHT
Nova M. Wright, age 89, resident of Blue Mound, Kan., died early Monday, July 12, at Mercy Health Center, Fort Scott.
Arrangements for Nova Wright will be announced by Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, Kan.
ALBERT LEROY TIBBETTS
Albert LeRoy Tibbetts, 84, of LaCygne, Kan., died June 30, 2010 at Life Care Center, Osawatomie, Kan. Memorial Graveside Services will be held at 12:30 p.m., Saturday July 17, 2010 at the Oak Lawn Cemetery LaCygne, Kan. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home LaCygne, Kan...
GEORGIA ANN BROWN
Georgia Ann Brown, 68, of Blue Mound, Kan., died Saturday, July 10, 2010 at Olathe Medical Center, Olathe, Kan. Graveside memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 17, 2010 at the Sunny Slope Cemetery, Blue Mound, Kan. Friends and family are invited to gather at the Blue Mound Sr. Center following the services and are asked to bring a covered dish...
NORMA JEAN BEEBE
Norma Jean Beebe, age 74, resident of Wichita, Kan., died Monday morning, July 12, 2010, at the Haysville Health Care Center in Haysville, Kan. She was born Dec. 16, 1935, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Jesse B. and Vera L. Davis Crane. She married Charles Beebe in September, 1953. He preceded her in death in December, 2005...
PHILLIP L. NETHERCOT
Phillip L. Nethercot, 86, of Tulsa, Okla., and formerly of the Fort Scott area, passed away on July 7, 2010.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Moore's Eastlawn Chapel, Tulsa, Okla., (918) 622-1155.
RICHARD A. DEANTONI SR.
Richard A. DeAntoni, Sr. formerly of Fort Scott, Kan., and Nevada, Mo., died July 6, 2002 in Nevada. There was cremation. His ashes were laid to rest on Tuesday, July 6, 2010 at the Fort Scott National Cemetery with military honor. He is greatly missed by his family and friends...
MARJORIE M. ELLIOTT
Marjorie M. Elliott, 79, of Fort Scott, Kan., passed away Wednesday, July 7, 2010 after a lengthy illness. "Marge" was born Dec. 1, 1930 to William T. and Leona Mae (McClanahan) Newkirk in Independence, Kan. She graduated from Independence High School, and the Kansas State Teachers College in Pittsburg, Kan...
SARA LOUISE KRULL
Sara Louise Krull, age 82, a resident of Fort Scott, died early Thursday, July 8, 2010, at the Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott. She was born Dec. 27, 1927, in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Frank How Blankenship and Mary Jane McGuire. She married Floyd Krull on June 24, 1961. He preceded her in death on Nov. 8, 2000...
ROBERT BRUCE "BOB" FOSTER
Robert Bruce "Bob" Foster, 61, of Olathe, Kan., died peacefully on the morning of Sunday, July 4, with family at his side. A Fort Scott, Kan., native, Bob was born on March 20, 1949 to Bruce and Augusta Foster. He graduated from Fort Scott High School and then graduated from Pittsburg State University with a degree in automotive technology...
CURTIS ALAN KASTL
Curtis Alan Kastl, 58, Berryton, died at his home on Saturday, July 3, 2010, of heart failure. He was born June 19, 1952, in Colony, the son of Calvin Curtis and LaVaughn Williams Kastl. He graduated from Ruskin High School in 1970 and shortly thereafter served in the National Guard. He earned a pilot's license and was a master plumber and contractor...
WILLIAM E. BUCHANAN
William E. Buchanan, age 87, of Liberty, Mo., died Saturday, July 3, 2010 at the Ashton Court Nursing Home in Liberty, Mo. Graveside services will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday July 7, 2010 at the Hume Cemetery Hume, Mo. Visitation will be held from 9:30 to service at the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home Pleasanton, Kan...
ALBERT ROY TIBBETTS
Albert Roy Tibbetts, age 84 of LaCygne, Kansas, died Wednesday June 30, 2010 at the Life Care Center at Osawatomie, Kansas. Services are pending in will be announced at a later date by the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home LaCygne, Kansas.
EVERETT OSCAR "BROWNIE" BROWN JR.
Everett Oscar "Brownie" Brown Jr., 81, of Pleasanton, Kansas, died June 30, 2010 at his home. He was born August 12, 1928 in Stewartsville, Missouri, the son of Everett Oscar and Roma Louise Hickman Brown. He graduated from high school in North Kansas City and attended Rolla School of Mines and William Jewell College. ...
HAROLD E. CARD
Harold E. Card, 95, passed away Saturday, May 1, 2010, at his home.
A graveside service for Harold will be held at 1:30 p.m., today at Fort Scott National Cemetery, Fort Scott.
DONALD EUGENE KRAMER
Donald Eugene Kramer, 79, passed away Thursday, April 1, 2010 in Seattle.
He was born on Oct. 25, 1930 in Fort Scott, Kan.
A memorial service for Donald will be held at 1:30 p.m., July 9, 2010 at Fort Scott National Cemetery, Fort Scott.
PAUL JAMES DECKER
Paul James Decker, age 39, resident of rural Hepler, Kan., died Tuesday, June 29, 2010, at his home. He was born June 15, 1971, at Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Robert Decker and Deborah Farmer Decker. Paul graduated from Fort Scott High School. He later served 13 years with the United States Army. He had served in desert training at Fort Irwin, Calif. Paul also served six years in Germany and most recently served with the 250th Forward Support Company stationed at Ottawa, Kan...
DORIS MARILYN WEST
Doris Marilyn West, age 76, a resident of Fort Scott, died Tuesday, June 29, 2010, at Medicalodge of Fort Scott. She was born Aug. 27, 1933, at Mapleton, Kan., the daughter of Thomas E. Ball and Dollie Jane Gunsolley Ball. She married Merlin A. West on March 1, 1952, at Eureka Springs, Ark. He preceded her in death on Feb. 25, 2009...