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Obituaries from January 2013

VIRGINIA MAY (HUSTON) JOHNSTON (01/30/13)
Virginia May (Huston) Johnston, 83, died Jan 28, 2013, in Omaha. Virginia is survived by her husband of 64 years, Roy B. Johnston of Bellevue, Neb., and three sons and daughters-in-law: Mark and Anne Johnston of Stevenson Ranch,Calif.; Michael Johnston and Bonnie Landrum of St. ...
EDNA ROSETTA GORMAN (01/30/13)
Edna Rosetta Gorman, age 100, Prescott, Kan., passed away on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Mercy Health Center, Fort Scott, Kan. She was born on Oct. 12, 1912, at Blue Mound, Kan., the daughter of Lester and Bertha Casida Krull. She graduated from Mound City High School, Class of 1932. ...
BILL DANLEY (01/30/13)
Bill Danley, 94, of Fort Scott, died Sunday evening, Jan. 27, 2013, at the Kansas City Hospice House, Kansas City, Mo. He was born Aug. 31, 1918, in Mapleton, Kan., the son of James Walter and Emily Francis (Chewning) Danley. He married Marie Mary Faulhaber February 6, 1940 in Iola, Kan. She preceded him in death Jan. 4, 2011...
ESTHER JOSEPHINE DeLANGE (01/30/13)
Esther Josephine DeLange, age 89, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at Medicalodges of Fort Scott. She was born March 8, 1923, in Bourbon County, the daughter of Fred J. Karleskint and Caroline M. Reiter Karleskint. She married Jay John DeLange on Oct. ...
Maurice J. Fletcher (01/29/13)
Maurice J. Fletcher, age 88, retired Fort Scott certified public accountant, died late Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at Guest Home Estates. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main.
REX McELMURRY (01/29/13)
Charles Rex McElmurry, 87, of Fort Scott, died Friday evening, Jan. 25, 2013, at Fort Scott Mercy Hospital. He was born June 23, 1925, in Potterville, Mo., the son of James Vernon and Rose Mae Sieglar McElmurry. He married Alice Louise Clarida on Feb. 12, 1950, in Huntsville, Ark...
Darryl L. Gillespie (01/26/13)
Darryl L. Gillespie, age 77, of Pleasanton, Kan.. went to meet his Lord on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, at the Pleasanton Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in the Pleasanton Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. ...
CAROLYN R. DOBBINS (01/25/13)
Carolyn R. Dobbins, age 82, a resident of Fort Scott, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at Guest Home Estates. She was born Nov. 22, 1930, the daughter of Ralph Whiteside and Edna Talbott Whiteside. She graduated from Fort Scott High School with the class of 1947. ...
CAROLYN DOBBINS (01/24/13)
Carolyn R. Dobbins, age 82, a resident of Fort Scott, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at Guest Home Estates. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott.
Teola Arbutus (Marlett) Parsell (01/24/13)
Teola Arbutus (Marlett) Parsell, age 79 of Oregon City, died Dec. 19, 2012, after 23 years of battling melanoma. She was born in Fort Scott, Kan., on Feb. 13, 1933, to Lige and Iva (Hillman) Marlett. Services were held Dec. 27, 2012, at Holman-Hankins-Bowker & Waud Funeral Home in Oregon City and internment was at Willamette National Cemetery, Portland. Visit waudsfuneralservice.com for more information...
NINA MARY TERRILL (01/23/13)
Nina Mary Terrill, age 84, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died early Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at the Fort Scott Manor. She was born Sept. 27, 1928, in Hiattville, Kan., the daughter of Frank Stevenson Rich and Eva Richardson Rich. Nina married Jessie Junior Terrill on Sept. 10, 1965, in Fort Scott. He preceded her in death on March 21, 1987...
MICHAEL DAVID JACOBSON (01/23/13)
Michael David Jacobson, age 62, former Fort Scott resident, and more recently of Osawatomie, Kan., died Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at his home in Osawatomie. He was born January 23, 1950, in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Carl Elmer Jacobson and Dorothy Eugenia Lowry Jacobson. ...
EDDIE JOE WHITE (01/22/13)
Eddie Joe White, age 71, resident of rural Fort Scott, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at the Arma Care Center in Arma, Kan. He was born June 30, 1941, the son of Earl T. White and Laurel Marie (BeBo) Bloomfield White. He married Shirley Ann Adams on July 2, 1961 in Fulton, Kan. ...
GARY DEAN WIMMER (01/22/13)
Gary Dean Wimmer, 67, Fulton, Kan., passed away on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. He was born May 24, 1945, in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Joseph and Dorothy Dawson Wimmer. He married Sheila Lynn Bradford on Aug. 4, 1970. To this union, four children were born. Gary received a bachelor's degree in English, a master's degree in speech and theater and an education specialist degree in administration, all from Pittsburg State University. He served in the U.S. Navy in the late 1960s...
Michael Jacob Jacobsen (01/22/13)
Michael Jacob Jacobson, age 62, former Fort Scott resident, died Friday, Jan. 18, at his home in Osawatomie, Kan., following an apparent heart attack. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main.
KAREN SUE HALL (01/22/13)
Karen Sue Hall, age 67, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died unexpectedly Saturday evening, Jan. 19, 2013, at the Olathe Medical Center in Olathe, Kan. She was born Jan. 3, 1946, in Fort Scott, the daughter of Jesse Wagner and Blanche Hart Wagner. Sue was a 1964 graduate of Fort Scott High School and a 1966 graduate of Fort Scott Community College. ...
LAURA GRAHAM (01/18/13)
Laura May "Granny" Graham, age 99, resident of Uniontown, Kan., died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at Fort Scott Manor. She was born May 17, 1913, in Canton, Okla., the daughter of John William Henrie and Ida Maria Brandly Henrie. She married Edgar Henry Graham on March 5, 1934, in Pueblo, Colo. They later divorced. Laura worked as lunch room manager for the Uniontown Grade School from 1963 to 1973. She later worked for the Marmaton Valley Nursing Home from 1976 to 1991...
Laura Graham (01/17/13)
Laura Graham, age 99, resident of Uniontown, Kan., died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at Fort Scott Manor. Services will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main.
FRANCES JEAN TYPER (01/17/13)
Memorial services for Frances Jean Typer, 77, Lawrence will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at Presbyterian Manor in Lawrence. Private family burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence. She died on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 at Presbyterian Manor...
NADINE LUCILLE STEELE (01/17/13)
Nadine Lucille Steele age 81, of Osawatomie, Kan., died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at the Life Care Center of Osawatomie. Nadine was born Oct. 26, 1931, in Farlington, Kan., to John and Irkle Lavena (Baysinger) Lane. She was the youngest of five children...
DIXIE LEE McDANIEL (01/17/13)
Dixie Lee McDaniel, age 84, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Mercy Hospital. She was born June 10, 1928, in Wentworth, Mo., the daughter of Lawrence Nickell and Audna Fertig Nickell. She graduated from Fort Scott High School with the class of 1946. She married Joe Richards in 1946. They later divorced. She married Dale McDaniel in 1954. They later divorced. She worked for Bourbon County as director of the Older American Action Program for 32 years...
Charlotte Cameron (01/16/13)
Charlotte Marie Cameron, 75, of Fort Scott, died Sunday evening, Jan. 13, 2013, at the Guest Home Estates. She was born Jan. 5, 1938, in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Charles Arthur and Ruby Marie (Duncan) Fairbanks. She married Don Clark in 1953, and he later preceded her in death. She later married Charles Earl Cameron and he preceded her in death in 2010...
Wanda Louise Carter (01/16/13)
A public memorial service for Wanda Louise Carter, age 60, resident of Bronson, Kan., will be held at 11 a.m. Jan. 26 at Shelter No. 7 at Gunn Park. She died early Friday morning, Jan. 11, 2013, at her home. Memorials are suggested to Mercy Hospital Foundation, with an emphasis on transportation, and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, P.O. Box 347, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, Kan., 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com...
Charlotte Cameron (01/15/13)
Charlotte Cameron, 75 of Fort Scott, died Sunday evening, Jan. 13, 2013, at the Guest Home Estates. Funeral arrangements for Charlotte Cameron are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.
Nadine Beatrice Conner (01/15/13)
Nadine Beatrice Conner, age 93, formerly of Fort Scott and more recently of Cimmeron, Kan., died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at the Western Plains Hospital in Dodge City. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main.
DONALD JAMES McCLAIN (01/15/13)
Donald James McClain, 67, of Windsor, Mo., died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, Mo. Services will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 17, at the Schneider Funeral Home & Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until service time. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Diabetes Association...
Kenneth Eugene Hartman (01/15/13)
Kenneth Eugene Hartman, age 88, of Moran, Kan., passed away on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. at Windsor Place in Iola, Kan. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at the Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel in Moran, Kan.; burial to follow in Oakwood Cemetery, Centerville. The family will be present to greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday evening at the funeral home in Moran...
MARIAN STRAHAN (01/15/13)
Gladys Marian Strahan, of Fort Scott, Kan., passed away Jan. 13, 2013, with her family at her side. She was born May 2, 1931, in Gentry, Ark., to Gladys "Tex" Marion Beaver and Grace Nan (Parker) Beaver. She grew up in Pittsburg, Kan., where she met and later married her husband Morris "Joe" Strahan on April 5, 1953...
Wanda Louise Carter (01/15/13)
Wanda Louise Carter, age 60, resident of Bronson, Kan., died early Friday morning, Jan. 11, 2013, at her home. She was born June 13, 1952, in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Louie Harris and Trevah Powell Harris. She enjoyed fishing, camping and spending time with her family. She attended the Mapleton United Methodist Church...
MARLIN L. KERRICK (01/15/13)
Marlin L. Kerrick, age 75, a resident of rural Deerfield, Mo., died unexpectedly Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at his home. He was born April 16, 1937, in Reeds, Mo., the son of Benjamin Kerrick and Lula Smith Kerrick. Marlin graduated from Fort Scott High School and Fort Scott Junior College...
ROSALYN MAURINE FORNWALT (01/15/13)
Rosalyn Maurine Fornwalt, 96, died at 1:10 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at Southern Oaks Health Care Center in St. Cloud, Fla., where she had been a resident since Sept. 29, 2011. Prior to that she had lived with her daughter, Ida, for 15 years in Oviedo, Florida. ...
CHARLENE (ODELL) WEST (01/15/13)
Charlene Louise (Odell) West, 77, of Iola, Kan., died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at the Allen County Hospital. Charlene was born August 25, 1935, at Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Roy and Letha (Hills) Odell. She grew up in the Fort Scott area. Charlene married William Harry "Blackie" Smith, Sr. ...
STEPHEN D. SISK (01/15/13)
Stephen Dale Sisk, 76, of Joplin, Mo., died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 at his home after a battle with mesothelioma. He was born March 11, 1936 in Licking, Mo. to Virgie and Utah David Sisk. They preceded him in death. He married Nadine Joy Butler on Oct. 8, 1958. She survives of the home...
HAZEL MARIE HALL (01/11/13)
Hazel Marie Hall, 98, of Fort Scott, died Wednesday evening, Jan. 9, 2013, at Fort Scott Mercy Hospital. She was born Aug. 24, 1914, in Missoula, Mont., the daughter of John William and Bertha Maude (Boyd) McFarland. She married Donald E. Hall April 23, 1938 in Pittsburg, Kan. He preceded her in death Dec. 21, 1998...
Sharon Kathleen (Erie) Umphenour (01/10/13)
Sharon Kathleen (Erie) Umphenour, 73, of Fort Scott, died Tuesday evening, Jan. 8, 2013, at her home. She was born July 15, 1939 in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Michael George and Lois Nadine (Barnett) Erie. She married Karl E. Umphenour April 25, 1959, in Fulton, Kan. He survives of the home...
DAVID F. KNACKSTEDT (01/10/13)
David F. Knackstedt, age 68, a resident of Fort Scott, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at the Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott, Kan. He was born Aug. 31, 1944, in Council Grove, Kan., the son of Don Harvey Knackstedt and Alta May Knackstedt. He married Martha Huggins in 1965 at Olathe, Kan. David had worked in construction and as a pipe layer. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, as well as making wooden yard ornaments and furniture...
Janice Sue Russell (01/09/13)
Janice Sue Russell, 70, of Pittsburg, passed away at 7:50 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 at Via Christi Hospital. She was born Dec. 28, 1942 in Lawrence, Kan., to Herman D. and Lorene M. Green Russell. She attended Pittsburg schools and graduated from Pittsburg High School in 1961. She attended Kansas State Teacher College (now Pittsburg State University) for two years. She then served in the United States Army for 17 years...
Dora Lee Reed (01/09/13)
Dora Lee Reed, age 82, a former resident of Fort Scott, and more recently of Burlington, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at the Life Care Nursing Home in Burlington. She was born March 3, 1930, in Barton County, Mo., the daughter of John Harbison and Pearl Jessip Harbison. Dora married William Lester Reed on September 15, 1947, at Girard. He preceded her in death on Aug. 20, 2010...
MAVIN ANNE CHUPCO (01/08/13)
Mavin Anne Chupco passed away at St. Anthony Hospital in Oklahoma City on Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at the age of 72 years. Mavin was the daughter of Marvin and Alma (Hartman) Beck, born on Jan. 20, 1940, in Enid, Okla. She was brought up in Enid and in Prescott, Kan., and was a graduate of Prescott High School. ...
Harry Jarrett (01/08/13)
, 84, of Fort Scott, passed away Friday morning, Jan. 4, 2013, at Fort Scott Mercy Hospital. Harry was born May 8, 1928, in Columbus, Kan., the only son of Harry Milton and Lacy Neal (Elliott) Jarrett. He married Donna Mae Olson on April 4, 1948. She preceded him in death on July 31, 2006...
ELAINE LHUILLIER (01/08/13)
Alice "Elaine" Lhuillier, 87, of Lenexa and formerly of Overland Park, Kan., passed away on Jan. 4, 2013. Elaine was born Jan. 8, 1925, in El Dorado, Kan. She was raised in Fort Scott, Kan., where she met and married Clayton "Lou" "Monk" Lhuillier. Elaine was a longtime volunteer at St. Joseph Medical Center and a lifelong member of P.E.O...
RAY LELAND AIKINS (01/08/13)
In Loving Memory Of Ray Leland Aikins 1925-2013 Ray Aikins, 87, of LaHarpe, Kan., passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at his residence. Ray was born at South Mound, Kan., on Sept. 30, 1925, the son of Oliver and Anna (Beecher) Aikins. He married Zana Neagle on June 29, 1945, in Girard, Kan. To this union, his children were born. They later divorced. On Feb. 5, 1982, he married Helen Christy in Miami, Okla. She preceded him in death on May 14, 2001...
RUBY OLETA FINK (01/05/13)
Ruby Oleta Fink, age 93, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Guest Home Estates. She was born March 11, 1919, in Uniontown, Kan., the daughter of Edwin Hartman and Belle Kirker Hartman. Ruby graduated from Uniontown High School. She married A.G. Fink on Dec. 25, 1941, at the Uniontown United Methodist Church...
CHARLES ARTHUR GIFT (01/05/13)
Charles Arthur Gift, 98, of rural Fort Scott, died Thursday afternoon, Jan. 3, 2012, at Mercy Hospital Fort Scott. He was born Aug. 31, 1914, in rural Fort Scott the son of Arthur Samuel and Anna May (Taylor) Gift. He married Mae Ellen Large Sept. 1, 1940 in Centerville, Kan. She survives of the home...
Cloma Alberta Commons (01/04/13)
Cloma Alberta Commons, 97, of Fort Scott, died Thursday morning, Jan. 3, 2013, at Mercy Hospital. She was born Feb. 5, 1915, in Bourbon County, Kan., the daughter of Francis A. and Sarah Alice (Browning) Oharah. She married Guy Calvin Commons April 6, 1932 in Prescott, Kan. He preceded her in death Feb. 18, 1997...
REBA ELNORA MASON (01/04/13)
Reba Elnora Mason, age 87, former resident of Fort Scott, and more recently of Olathe, Kan., died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at the Evergreen Community of Johnson County, in Olathe. She was born Feb. 19, 1925, in North Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Charles Wesley Leonard and Irene Shaw Leonard...
MELANIE R. WADDELL (01/04/13)
Melanie R. Waddell, age 53, of Blue Mound, Kan., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at Golden Heights, Garnett. She was born Oct. 11, 1959, in Bradford, Pa., the daughter of George and Sandra (Heffner) Hawkes. Memorial services will be held at a later date. You may send your condolences to the family at www.feuerbornfuneral.com...
Juanita "Peg" Stewart Finland (01/04/13)
Juanita "Peg" Stewart Finland, age 91, Pleasanton, Kansas passed away on Wednesday, January 2, 2013. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Burial in the Pleasanton Cemetery. ...
Anita Sharlene Walters (01/04/13)
Anita Sharlene Walters, age 58, resident of Fort Scott, Kansas, died Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at the Mercy Hospital emergency room. According to her wishes, she donated her body to science. No services are scheduled at this time. Local arrangements are under the direction of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main...
ELDON E. ISAAC (01/03/13)
Eldon E. Isaac, 77, of Fort Scott, died Monday evening, Dec. 31, 2012. He was the second child of Glenn C. Isaac and Thelma Charlaine (Weathers) Isaac. He was preceded in death by his parents and his survived by his wife, Joan, of the home, and siblings Galen Isaac, brother, and wife Shirley, sisters Priscilla (Isaac) Sellers, Fort Scott, Miriam (Isaac) Forest Tennant of West Covina, Calif...
Richard Robert "Dick" George (01/02/13)
Richard Robert "Dick" George, age 65, Linn Valley, Kan., passed away Dec. 29, 2012. Memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at the Linn Valley Community Church. Burial will be in the Pleasanton, Kansas Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Church...
'BUD' TUCKER (01/02/13)
Allen John "Bud" Tucker, 91, of rural Fort Scott, died Saturday evening, Dec. 29, 2012, at the Prescott Country View Nursing Home. He was born April 1, 1921, in Richards, Mo., the son of Allen and Ruth (Smading) Tucker. He married Bertha Mae Hart on Sept. 12, 1944, in Fort Scott; she preceded him in death in 1987...
EVERITT LEROY MARSHALL (01/02/13)
Everitt Leroy Marshall, age 78, resident of Fort Scott, died early Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at Mercy Hospital. He was born Feb. 27, 1934, in Fort Scott the son of Simeon Marshall and Ada Terrill Marshall. Everitt married Bonnie Christine Williams on Jan. 19, 1951 in Fort Scott...