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Obituaries from September 2006

FRANCES GRACE STATHEM (09/28/06)
Frances Grace Stathem, age 91, resident of Fort Scott Manor, died Monday, September 25, 2006 at Mercy Health Center. She was born June 13, 1915 in Blackwell, Oklahoma the daughter of Arthur Mott and Goldie Sturm Mott. She first married Glen Painter. ...
NELLIE M. MITCHUM (09/28/06)
Nellie M. Mitchum, age 82, died Wednesday, September 27, 2006 at the Fort Scott Manor in Fort Scott, Kansas. She was born December 31, 1923, in Perry, Oklahoma, the daughter of Joe L. Mildfelt and Catherine L. Endres Mildfelt. She worked for many years in the Kansas City area in bookkeeping and then for the Social Security Department. ...
WILLIAM ISAAC RADKAY (09/28/06)
William Isaac Radkay left us sadly but ever so peacefully on his 95th birthday at Mercy Hospital of Fort Scott, Kansas. He was born September 24, 1911 in the "Strawberry Hill" district of Kansas City, Kansas. Willie married Louise Finland in 1970 acquiring a stepfamily and becoming a grandfather to her son and daughter's children. ...
ROBERT E. SMITH (09/26/06)
Robert E. Smith, age 72, died unexpectedly at his home in Kansas City, Missouri, Saturday, September 23, 2006, following a brief illness. Robert Earl Smith was born to Emmett P. and Naomi M. Anderson Smith in Lawrence, Kansas on October 1, 1933. He attended Pinckney Grade School, Junior High School and Liberty Memorial High School in Lawrence, graduating with the class of 1951...
ALICE KEITH (09/25/06)
Alice Lorene Wise Harris Keith, died on Friday, September 22, 2006, in Burlingame, Kansas. She was born on November 9, 1921, the second daughter of Ernest and Beatrice Wise. She is survived by her daughter, Catherine Lorene Hall and husband Ed of Burlingame and two sons, Clarence Harris Jr. and James William Harris...
CHARLES EDWARD KIRKMAN (09/25/06)
Charles Edward Kirkman, age 80, resident of 1023 W. 6th Street, Fort Scott, Kansas, died early Sunday, September 24, 2006, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Missouri. Charles was born in Joplin July 17, 1926, the son of Edward Earl Kirkman and Edna Mabel Green Kirkman...
Rev. Sylvester Earl Travis (09/22/06)
The Rev. Sylvester Earl Travis, age 94, a resident of Fort Scott, died Thursday, September 21, 2006, at the Medicalodge of Fort Scott. He was born July 28, 1912, in East Peru, Iowa, the son of Martin Beatty Travis II and Nellie Francis Hoover. He married Evelyn Lorraine Brooker-Finch on February 22, 1953, in Winterset, Iowa. She preceded him in death in 2002. He was employed by the Union State Bank of Winterset, Iowa, for10 years...
JACK ELDON GRUBB JR. (09/22/06)
Jack Eldon Grubb Jr., age 49, a resident of Garland, died Wednesday, September 20, 2006 at his home. He was born January 8, 1957, in Wichita, the son of Jack Eldon Grubb Sr. and Marjorie J. Byington Turner. He was originally a diesel mechanic, but later received an Associates Degree in Computer Technology from Washburn University. He then worked for eleven years in the information technology department at the S.R.S. central office in Topeka...
BRADLEY SCOTT SMITH (09/21/06)
Bradley Scott Smith, age 29, of Raymore, Missouri, died September 18, 2006, at home. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, September 23, at Mount Moriah and Freeman Chapel, 10507 Holmes Rd. Burial in Mount Moriah Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Friday at the chapel...
CARRIE ALICE COONROD (09/19/06)
Carrie Alice Coonrod, formerly Johnston, age 83, died on September 11, 2006, in Yuba City, California. She was born January 2, 1923 in Garland, and raised on a farm in the Cherry Grove area. She graduated from Fort Scott High School in 1940, and went on to complete a Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education and obtained her teaching credential at Kansas State College, Pittsburg. During WWII she worked in the Boeing factory in Wichita on summer breaks...
JUNE KATHERINE BOWER (09/19/06)
June Katherine Bower, age 97, of Fort Scott, died Monday, September 18, 2006, at Medicalodge Nursing Home. She was born June 24, 1909 in Cato, the daughter of Bill and Edna Farmer Dunbar. She married Jesse S. Bower. He preceded her in death on May 16, 1953...
AGNES IRENE WRIGHT (09/18/06)
Agnes Irene Wright, age 89, resident of Fort Scott, Kansas, died Saturday, September 16, 2006, at Fort Scott Manor Nursing Home. She was born October 26, 1916, in Fort Scott the daughter of Guss Knoblich and Lena Felt Knoblich. She married Lester Wright in 1932 in Fort Scott. ...
IRENE RUTH KARLESKINT UMLAUF (09/15/06)
Irene Ruth Karleskint Umlauf, age 65, a former resident of Fort Scott, more recently of Wichita, died peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006, one day after her 65th birthday. She was born September 4, 1941, in Fort Scott, Kansas, the daughter of Frederick J. ...
NORRIS N. ATTKISSON (09/14/06)
Norris N. "Brown" Attkisson, age 96, of Hepler, Kansas, died at 6:10 a.m. on Sunday, September 10, 1006 in Garden Terrace of Overland Park where he was a resident since February 4, 2005. He was born on November 29, 1909 at Hepler, the son of John "Jack" A. and Jennie Susan Byers Attkisson. He grew up north of Hepler and attended country schools and graduated from Hepler High School in 1929...
DONALD EUGENE RAGAN (09/14/06)
Donald Eugene Ragan, age 29, a resident of Fort Scott, died Tuesday, September 12, 2006, as the result of a motorcycle accident. Donnie was born July 2, 1977, in El Dorado Springs, Missouri, the son of Ralph Ragan and Deborah Keys Allen. He married Angela Stuart on June 23, 2001, in Fort Scott. ...
JAMES W. FARRIS (09/07/06)
ROBERT NOEL WARFORD (09/08/06)
Robert Noel Warford, age 83, of Fort Scott, died Thursday, September 7, 2006, at Mercy Health Center, Fort Scott. He was born on August 10, 1923, in Fort Scott, the son of Will Alfred and Luttie Mae Allen Warford. He married Beth Robinson in 1946 in Springfield, Colorado, they later divorced...
KAREN SUE HEDGES (09/01/06)
Karen Sue Hedges, age 65, of Fort Scott, passed away Thursday, August 31, 2006, at Mercy Health Center. She was born in Eureka, Kansas on March 1, 1941, the daughter of John Robert and Hilda Irene Burt Prather. She married Richard Hedges on December 27, 1964, in Eureka, Kansas. He survives of the home...
MARY ROBERTA PRITCHETT (09/08/06)
Mary Roberta Pritchett, age 64, a resident of Uniontown, Kansas, died Thursday, September 7, 2006, as the result of an automobile accident east of Bronson. Pastor Joel Dunn conducted funeral services at the Uniontown United Methodist Church. Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association or the Uniontown Park Project and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel, 201 S. ...
HATTIE E. LYMAN (09/07/06)
Hattie E. Lyman, age 87, resident of 720 S. Main Street, Fort Scott, Kansas, died Tuesday, September 5, 2006, at Mercy Health Center. She was born January 2, 1919 in Waldenburg, Michigan the daughter of Charles Frederick Jasmund and Meina Kraatz Jasmund. ...