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Obituaries from February 2007

LINDA METCALF (02/28/07)
Linda Lou Metcalf, age 57, of Fort Scott, passed away Monday February 26, 2007, at the Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott. She was born June 27, 1949, in Kansas City, the daughter of Donald Elmer and Nola Merel (Holsinger) Lawson. She married Delmar Metcalf July 12, 1985, in Fort Scott. He survives of the home...
EDNA MASON GOLLADAY (02/27/07)
Edna Mason Golladay, age 99, of Fort Scott, passed away Sunday evening, February 25, 2007 at the Mercy Health Center. She was born the daughter of Alexander and Christena (Wiley) Mason December 21, 1907. She was a teacher, having taught in Bourbon County schools. ...
HUBERT DONALD DALY (02/27/07)
Hubert Donald Daly, age 88, a resident of rural Fort Scott, died Sunday, February 25, 2007, at the Mercy Health Center. He was born July 26, 1918, in Lowell, the son of Clieve Daly and Opal Sirena Robison Daly. He graduated from Fort Scott High School in 1937...
RAYMOND LIND (02/22/07)
Raymond Earl Lind, age 68, of Fort Scott, died Tuesday, February 20, 2007, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. He was born October 1, 1938, in Uniontown, the son of Robert Doyle and Gladys Bedelia (Ford) Lind. He married Beverly DeMott Sept 1, 1972, in Fort Scott. She survives of the home...
DENVER FIEGENER (02/22/07)
Denver Joseph Fiegener, age 17, of Fort Scott died Monday, February 19, 2007, at K.U. Medical Center. He was born November 29, 1989, in Fort Scott, the son of David LaPiere and Lena Rosemarie Fiegener. Denver is survived by both of his parents; three sisters, Stacey Willey and Kristine Willey, both of Fort Scott, and Myndi Willey of Olathe; two brothers, Jessie Schultz and Taran LaPiere of Fort Scott; a niece, RyeLee Heaven Nicole Cagle; and paternal grandmother Betty LaPiere of Fort Scott...
DONNA FAIRBANKS (02/22/07)
Donna Lee Harrold Fairbanks, age 65, a resident of PIeasanton, died Tuesday, February 20, 2007, at her home. She was born July 4, 1941, in Mound City, the daughter of Omar Wesley Runyan and Hazel Etta Hinson. She marred John Harrold on September 28,1957. ...
HELEN LOUISE "DOT" NELSON (02/19/07)
Helen Louise "Dot" Nelson, age 88, died Saturday, February 17, 2007, at Fort Scott Medicalodge. She was born May 9, 1918, in Fort Scott, the daughter of John Albert Strickline and Mert Louise Turk. She was raised by her aunts, Anna and Rachel Turk, and attended the Fort Scott Plaza School. ...
LUCY NEEDHAM (02/19/07)
Lucy Needham, age 93, of Mapleton, died Saturday morning, February 17, 2007, at the Medicalodge Nursing Home in Fort Scott. She was born on June 3, 1914 in Miami, Arizona the daughter of Arthur Guy and Rachel Nonamaker Smith. She graduated from Fort Scott High School in 1932. She married Alvin Ira Needham on October 2, 1932, in Fort Scott. He preceded her in death on June 23, 1999...
JOHN MEREDITH CHANCE (02/19/07)
John Meredith Chance, age 62, of Willard, Missouri, passed away Friday, February 16, 2007, at Willard Care Center in Willard, Missouri. He was born April 20, 1944, in Rochelle, Illinois the son of Meredith M. Chance and Mabel E. Kupka Chance. He is survived by his wife Judy Chance of the home; two daughters and their husbands, Kim and Kevin Sowell, Wichita and Shelly Chance and Ryan Berland, Wichita; one son, Shane Young, Houston, Texas; and three grandchildren, Ethan and Sage Berland and Dylan Sowell.. ...
LEROY PITT (02/16/07)
LeRoy Pitt, age 87, of Topeka, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2007. A lifelong resident of Topeka, he was born on November 5, 1919, the son of Vincent and Mildred Doerner Pitt. A graduate of Topeka High School, LeRoy served in the U.S. Army from November 1941 to March 1946. In August 1944 he was deployed overseas and stationed in Mobile Army Surgical Hospital units near Paris, France and other areas in Europe...
THOMAS "T.M." JAMES (02/15/07)
Thomas M. "T.M." James, age 82, of rural Arcadia, died at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 13, 2007 at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. Mr. James was born January 29, 1925 in Arcadia, the son of Thomas M. and Rosa E. Simpson James. He was a retired heavy equipment operator who was a lifelong resident of rural Arcadia. ...
ENID DUNLAP WOOD (02/14/07)
Enid Dunlap Wood, age 99, of Fort Scott, passed away Monday evening, February 12, 2007, at the Medicalodge Nursing Home. She was a retired schoolteacher, having taught for 42 years in Kansas, Arkansas, Idaho, and Oregon. She retired in 1971 and returned to her home area, residing for several years near Arma. ...
MELVIN B. "BOOTS" FOSTER (02/14/07)
Melvin B. "Boots" Foster, age 87, of Fort Scott, passed away Tuesday morning, Feb. 13, 2007, at the Mercy Health Center. He was born June 8, 1919 in Mulberry, the son of Oliver and Cora Groves Foster. He married Marjorie Phillips November 2, 1940 in Nevada, Missouri. She survives of the home...
PAUL CLARK WOODY (02/14/07)
Paul Clark Woody, age 70, a longtime resident of rural Bronaugh, Mo., died early Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007, at the Joplin Health and Rehabilitation Center in Joplin, Mo. He was born on the family farm near Bronaugh on Sept. 7, 1936, the son of Oscar Woody and Wilma Helene Clark Woody...
"SUSIE" THELMA VIOLA MCREYNOLDS (02/14/07)
Mrs. "Susie" Thelma Viola McReynolds, age 94, of Bolivar, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Monday February 12, 2007, at 6:30 a.m. in Citizens Memorial Hospital, Bolivar after a brief illness. She was born September 2, 1912 in Arcadia, to Clifford and Gertrude Mayfield. She was a meat wrapper, a member of the Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, and American Legion Post No. 138 Auxiliary...
ALICE "MARIE" SIPE (02/14/07)
Alice "Marie" Sipe, age 90, a resident of the Medicalodge of Fort Scott, died Monday, February 12, 2007, at Mercy Health Center. She was born February 23, 1916, in Hume, Missouri, the daughter of Ira Chadwick and Jessie Anderson Chadwick. Marie worked at Mercy Hospital as a cook and baker. ...
JAMES MORRES LIEPMAN (02/13/07)
James Morres Liepman, age 80, passed away at his home in The Woodlands, Texas on February 2, 2007. He was born August 25, 1926, in Fort Scott and reared in Waterville, Kansas, He was a charter member of The Woodlands Country Club and The Woodlands Rotary, Retired Vice President of Smith Barney, a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Temple in Fort Scott, Master Mason at Rising Son Lodge of Fort Scott and Mirza Shrine Temple in Pittsburg, and a founding member of the Unity Church of The Woodlands, Texas. He served during World War II as an Army Air Corps. ...
JOHN KEITH MILLER (02/12/07)
John Keith Miller, age 78, of Kincaid, died Sunday, February 11, 2007, at the Golden Living Center in Pittsburg. He was born in Blue Mound on June 8, 1928, the son of Lee Roy and Melinda Fetters Miller. He graduated from Blue Mound High School in the class of 1946. ...
BESSIE LORAL ADAMSON (02/12/07)
Bessie Loral Adamson, age 91, resident of Cavalry Crossing Apartments, Fort Scott, died Saturday, February 10, 2007, at Fort Scott Manor. She was born November 22, 1915, in Rich Hill, Missouri, the daughter of Fred Lyons and Nannie Brown Lyons. Bessie was a 1936 graduate of Fulton High School. ...
ARTHUR D. IRELAND (02/09/07)
Arthur D. "Doe" Ireland, age 91, formerly of Bronson, died Wednesday, February 7, 2007, at Anderson County Hospital Long Term Care Facility in Garnett. He was born on October 20, 1915 in Whitewater to parents Sidney and Grace Bink Ireland. He graduated from Neal High School in 1935. During his early years he worked at Boeing...
ALICE NELL OSTERFELT (02/09/07)
Alice Nell Osterfelt was born October 12, 1930, in Fort Scott, to Clara and Ambrose Fitzpatrick. She is one of two children born into that family. Alice was preceded in death by her husband, John; and her sister, Sara Thompson of Florida. Alice spent most of her life in Fort Scott and Wichita, and Fort Collins, Colo.  In 1949, Alice married John Leo Osterfelt. ...
MARK WAYNE SCHNICHELS (02/08/07)
Mark Wayne Schnichels, age 52, a resident of Fort Scott, died Tuesday, February 6, 2007, at Mercy Hospital, following a battle with cancer. He was born August 28, 1954, in the town of Cuauntemoc, in the State of Chihuahua, Mexico. His birth mother was Librida Nunez and he was adopted by Elfie Marie Schnichels. ...
EMMA MEIER (02/08/07)
Emma Lucille Eitel Meier, former resident of 1222 Scott Avenue, fell asleep in Jesus on Wednesday, February 07, 2007, at Fort Scott Manor. Emma was born September 12, 1918 in Tampa, Kansas the daughter of Samuel J. and Katherine Marie Wagoner Eitel. ...
DR. JAMES FORD (02/07/07)
Dr. James Ford, age 62, a resident of Duncan, Oklahoma, peacefully ended his six-year fight with cancer surrounded by family and friends on February 6, 2007. James was born to Maxine (Riley) and Francis (Bud) Ford on May 23, 1944 and was raised on a farm near Bronaugh, Mo. ...
GEORGE COOK, JR. (02/07/07)
G.W. (George) Cook Jr., age 73, of Pittsburg, died at 11:40 p.m. Sunday, February 4, 2007 at his home. He was born February 22, 1933 at Memphis, Texas, to George W. and Fernetta Sylvia Baker Cook. As a boy, he moved with his family between ranches in West Texas where his father was worked as a foreman for many of the big ranches in the area. When he was 11, they moved to Chickasha, Okla. He attended and graduated from Middleburg High School in 1953. He later attended Pittsburg State University...
ETHRIDGE NORMAN KARNS (02/07/07)
Ethridge Norman Karns, age 87, a resident of Mapleton, died Monday, February 5, 2007, at the Fort Scott Manor, He was born June 5, 1919, in Englevale, the son of Marion Karns and Ollie Jumet Karns. After High School he served in the United States Army. He married Betty Roach on March 26, 1950. He worked construction and especially enjoyed a life of farming. He loved his family and also enjoyed fishing, camping, and watching sports...
TRINA BROWN (02/07/07)
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KORBIN DANIEL NIEGSCH (02/06/07)
NIEGSCH -- Korbin Daniel Niegsch, a boy, was born at 11:59 a.m. On Friday, Feb 5, 2007 at Mercy Health Center, Fort Scott, to parents Jordan and Keri Niegsch, Frontenac. He weighed 7.4 pounds at birth. He joins one brother, Storm, age 4. Maternal grandparents are Gail and Rhonda Lindstedt, Marquette. Paternal grandparents are Dan and Cille Niegsch, Mulberry...
WARREN W. MCCULLOUGH (02/06/07)
Warren Watt McCullough, age 85, a resident of rural Fort Scott, Kan., died Sunday, Feb. 4, 2007, at Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott. He was born Aug. 8, 1921, in Fort Scott, the son of Leonard McCullough and Neva Ruth Swan McCullough. He married Nina Henning Evans on Oct. ...
PAUL E. POTTER (02/06/07)
Paul E. Potter, 91, of Polo, Ill., died Friday, Feb. 2, 2007. He was a carpenter and life-long farmer. Paul was born Jan. 11, 1916 in Deerfield, Mo., the son of Lewellyn E. and Lilla Lois (Wiles) Potter. He married Kathryn Brown on Aug. 24, 1937 in Nevada, Mo. She preceded him in death on May 16, 2002. He attended East Jordan United Methodist Church...
FLOYD DANIEL CAMP (02/05/07)
Floyd Daniel Camp, age 79, resident of Easton, died Saturday, February 3, 2007, at the home of his daughter in Cherryvale. He was born October 25, 1927 in Bronson, the son of Herbert V. Camp and Katie Thatcher Camp. Floyd lived as a child with his family on a farm near Bronson until adulthood. ...
WILLIAM E. BELSHE (02/05/07)
William E. "Bill" Belshe, age 74, of Fontana, died January 31, 2007, at Golden Living Center in Spring Hill. Bill was born September 7, 1932, in Kansas City. He was the only child of Gordon Elbert and Maudie Belle Moor Beishe. He attended Argentine High School in Kansas City...
HELEN L. MATTINGLY (02/05/07)
Helen L. Mattingly Henry, age 71, died on Friday, February 2, 2007 at Rose Walk Village in Lafayette. She had been a resident of' Tippecanoe County from 1975-2001 then went to Kansas for 4 1/2 years and then came back to Tippecanoe County and lived here for the last 14 months. She was born on June 22, 1935 to the late Arthur C. and Icie M. Fluharty Mattingly...
JOHN ROBERT STANLEY (02/05/07)
John Robert "Bob"' Stanley, age 43, resident of 1152 Native Road, Fort Scott, died Thursday, February 1,2007, at his home. He was born April 7,1963 in Long Beach, California the son of Edward Inzer Stanley and Roberta lone Gosnell Stanley. Bob was sometimes known by his nickname "Fu" because of his instructions in Kung Fu. ...
Kirk Austin (02/02/07)
Kirk Brough Austin, age 89, of Parsons died at 4:10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, 2007, at Parsons Good Samaritan Center, where he had resided since July 2006. He was born May 26, 1917, on a ranch in the Flint Hills near Strong City to Earl and Maude (Brough) Austin. He grew up in Emporia, attending schools there including the former Kansas State Teachers College, now Emporia State University...
Rebekah Barton (02/02/07)
Rebekah L. Reed Saathoff Barton, age 93, of Nevada, Missouri, died Wednesday, January 31, 2007, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada, She was born on February 9, 1913. in Hannon, Mo., to Fred Reed and Anna Genette Gilmartin Reed. She was married to Henry J. Saathoff and he preceded her in death on January 17, 1955...
JOE CONLEY (02/01/07)
Joe E. Conley, age 65, died Monday, January 29, 2007, at Kansas Medical Center Andover, Wichita. The family will greet friends Friday, 6:30 until 7:30 P.M., at the Flint Hills Community Church in Cottonwood Falls. Friends may call at the Brown-Bennett-Alexander Funeral Home Friday, from 9 a.m. ...