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Obituaries from May 2008

Dr. Kenneth "Ken" John Stanage (05/31/08)
Dr. Kenneth "Ken" John Stanage, 53, of LaCygne, Kan., died Thursday, May 29, 2008, at his home in LaCygne, Kan. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 3, at the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home, in LaCygne, Kan. Visitation will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Monday, June 2, at the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Chapel, in LaCygne...
Eugene "Vernon" Speakes (05/31/08)
Eugene "Vernon" Speakes, 97, of Prescott, Kan., passed away Thursday, May 29, 2008, at the Prescott Countryview Nursing Home. He was born May 12, 1911, in Hume, Mo., the son of Clyde and Jane Reynolds Speakes. He graduated from Hume High School and attened Pittsburg State Teacher's College. He married Mary Rebecca Bell, September 1933, at Mound City, Kan. She receded him in death on June 16, 2004...
BARBARA LANETA FRANKLIN (05/30/08)
Barbara Laneta Franklin, age 80, Uniontown, Kan., went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, May 28, 2008 at Mercy Health Center. She was born August 18, 1927, in Uniontown, the daughter of Boyce and Inez Bobbitt Keith, the second of four children. ...
NINA NEOMA STANLEY (05/29/08)
Nina Neoma Stanley, age 87, a resident of Fort Scott, died Wednesday, May 28, 2008, at the Fort Scott Medicalodge. Graveside services for Nina Stanley will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, May 30, at the Toronto, Kan., Cemetery. Services are under the direction of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott...
RUSSELL DEAN PORTER (05/28/08)
Russell Dean Porter, age 46, a former resident of Fort Scott, Kan., and more recently of Sunrise Beach, Mo., died Monday, May 26, 2008, at his home. He was born March 31, 1962, in Pleasanton, Kan., the son of Jack H. Porter and Louise Holmes Porter. ...
PAUL LAURENCE BOYINGTON (05/28/08)
The family of Paul Laurence Boyington announces his home going on Tuesday, May 20, 2008. He departed this life at the age of 53, from Olathe Medical Center, in Olathe, Kan. Paul will be forever remembered by his children Tiffani Lewis, Leavenworth, Kan.; Brandi Johnson, LaTia and Melissa Adams, Chynna and Ajja Boyington, all of Kansas City, Kan. ...
GREGORY EDWARD KUPLEN (05/23/08)
Gregory Edward Kuplen, age 55, a resident of Fort Scott, died Tuesday, May 6, 2008. A memorial tribute service for family and friends will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 24, 2008, at the Courtland Hotel, 121 E. First Street, Fort Scott, Kan. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Kansas University Alumni Fund, and may be left in care of Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, Kan., 66701. Words of sympathy may be e-mailed to the family at condolences@cheneywitt.com...
BETTY RUTH JAMES KARLE (05/23/08)
Betty Ruth James Karle, age 76, passed away Tuesday, May 20, 2008 in Mena, Ark. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, 2 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Pleasanton, Kan. Burial will be in the Pleasanton Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. ...
JUDY LEE BATCHELOR (05/22/08)
Judy Lee Batchelor, 59, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, May 20, 2008, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Mo., following a lengthy illness. She was born July 11, 1948, in Fort Scott, Kan., to Earnest Eldon Goddard and Loretta Verniece Thomas Goddard...
RAYMA EILEEN BLUBAUGH-HILL-RICH (05/22/08)
Rayma Rich, 81, Lincoln City, Ore., died at Lincoln City Hospital on Wednesday, May 7, 2008. Rayma was born on May 25, 1926, in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Ivan F. and Lillie C. (Smith) Blubaugh. She was raised and educated in Fort Scott, graduating from Fort Scott High School Class of 1943...
IDA P. HEATHMAN (05/21/08)
Ida P. Heathman, 70, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Monday, May 19, 2008, at Nevada Regional Medical Center following a sudden illness. She was born April 9, 1938, in Fort Scott, Kan., to George Sylvester Hogan and F. Pauline Lowry. She married Bert Allen Heathman on September 24, 1955, in the Rinchart Christian Church. He preceded her in death on April 21, 1988...
KAREN ELAINE BROWNING (05/21/08)
Karen Elaine Browning, age 48, a resident of San Antonio, Texas, died December 4, 2007, in San Antonio. She was born April 19, 1959, in Lakeview, Ore., the daughter of Basil and Gladys (Smith) Rexroad. She grew up in Colorado before moving to Texas. She loved working on cars. She will be missed by her family and friends...
WILDA EILEEN SCOTT (05/21/08)
Wilda Eileen Scott, age 82, long time resident of Littlerock and Olympia, died peacefully at home on Friday, May 16, 2008. She was born January 3, 1926, in Fort Scott, Kan., to Martin and Gladys Johnston. She married Pat H. Scott on July 17, 1943. They moved to Olympia in 1949...
MINNIE WATSON COLLINS (05/20/08)
Minnie Watson Collins, 101 of Fort Scott, died at her home, Saturday, May 17, 2008. She was born in Fort Smith, Ark. on September 3, 1906 the daughter of George Wesley and Eva Brownie Robison Williams. She married Theodore Roosevelt Collins in Fort Smith, Ark. on March 13, 1925. He preceded her in death on March 11, 1994...
CLARENCE "GUINIE" CALVIN (05/20/08)
Clarence "Guinie" Calvin, age 91, of LaCygne, Kan. died Friday May 16, 2008 at the Liberty Hospital in Liberty, Mo. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home in LaCygne, Kan. Burial will be in the Oak Lawn Cemetery at LaCygne. ...
Ludwig Franklin Olson (05/17/08)
Ludwig Franklin Olson, 93, Nevada, passed away at his home in Nevada on Thursday, May 15, 2008, following an illness of several months. He was born Nov. 20, 1914, in Tacoma, Wash., to John Leonard Olson and Effie Armentia Tharp Olson. The family soon moved to Oklahoma and lived there and in Arkansas and Kansas before moving to Missouri in 1938...
FINLAND (05/16/08)
Raymond Joseph Finland, 85, of Pleasanton, Kansas died Tuesday, May 14, 2008 at Mercy Hospital, Fort Scott, Kan. Services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, May 19, 2008 at the Coffel-Schneider Chapel, Pleasanton, Kan. Visitation will be from 3-4 p.m., Sunday at the chapel...
Linda Sue Senkevech (05/14/08)
Linda Sue Senkevech, age 60, of LaCygne, Kan. died Monday, May 12, 2008 at the Olathe Medical Center in Olathe, Kan. Cremation with memorial funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 17, 2008 at the Calvary Baptist Church in LaCygne, Kan. The family suggests contributions to the Calvary Baptist for Linn County Concern. On line condolences for the family can be left at www.coffelschneider.com. Arrangements: Coffel-Schneider, LaCygne, Kan...
ANDERSON (05/13/08)
Kirk T. Anderson, Sr., 89, of Olathe, Kan. (formerly of Fort Scott, Kan.) passed away Sunday, May 11, 2008 at the Olathe Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at Aberdeen Village on Thursday, May 15 at 10 a.m. Interment will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 15 at Ft. Scott National Cemetery...
THOMPSON (05/13/08)
Opal Florine Thompson of Dallas, Ore. passed away peacefully on May 10, 2008. She was born in Bronson, Kan. and later married Ernest Thompson who preceded her in death. They lived in Vaster Springs,Kan., Fort Scott, Kan., Monmouth, Ore. and Sisters, Ore...
RUSSELL (05/13/08)
Maurita Garnetter "Rita" Russell, age 58, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died unexpectedly Saturday, May 10, 2008, at the Mercy Hospital Emergency Room following an apparent heart attack. She was born November 19, 1949, in Kansas City, Kan. She married Carl West on April 23, 1966, in Fort Scott, Kan. ...
Edward Lee Whiteside (05/10/08)
Edward Lee Whiteside, 82, of Fort Scott, passed away Thursday, May 8, 2008, at Medicalodge of Fort Scott. He was born Aug. 3, 1925, in Fort Scott, the son of William Isaac and Mabel Lena (Bolinger) Whiteside. He married Nolene Stump, Sept. 7, 1947, in Larned, Kan. She survives of the home...
Ricky Dean White (05/10/08)
On Tuesday, May 6, 2008, Ricky Dean White, age 49, passed away at his home in his sleep. Rick was born May 13, 1958, in Nevada, and reared in El Dorado Springs, where he met and married his wife of 28 years, Vicky Lou Ann McFarland White. Rick lived for his strong believe in God and his family. ...
Kay Louise Wanasek (05/10/08)
Kay Louise Wanasek, 66, of Bentonville, Ark., passed away May 8, 2008, at the Bradford House nursing home, after a long and gracious battle with Parkinson's disease. Kay Wanasek was born on Jan. 13, 1942, in Hutchinson, Kan., to Harold and Betty (Collins) Scott. ...
Kenneth Nelson "Kenny" Butler Sr. (05/10/08)
Kenneth Nelson "Kenny" Butler Sr., 77, of Nevada, passed away on Tuesday, May 6, 2008, at Nevada Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. He was born April 1, 1931, in Wheatland, Mo., to William Harvey Butler and Vada Faye Weaver Butler. He married Betty Joan Gire, on Oct. 21, 1951, and she survives of the thome...
Horace Leland Hawkins (05/09/08)
Horace Leland Hawkins, age 74, lifelong resident of Fort Scott and a 60 year Boy Scout, died Wednesday, May 7, 2008, at Guest Home Estates. He was born August 12, 1933 the son of Melvin Hawkins and Edna VanArsdale Hawkins. Horace was a 1953 graduate of Fort Scott High School and attended one year at Fort Scott Community College. ...
Robert "Bob" McClenahan (05/09/08)
Robert "Bob" McClenahan, age 62, passed away at his home on May 7, 2008, after a lengthy illness. He was born to Mildred Barrett McClenahan and Everette McClenahan on July 20, 1945, in Brooklyn, N.Y. The family moved back to the Fort Scott area. Bob graduated from the Fort Scott High School and Fort Scott Junior College. ...
BANGHART (05/08/08)
Martha J. Banghart, 68, of Fort Scott, Kansas died at 3:32 p.m., Monday, May 5, 2008, in the Mercy Hospital in Fort Scott. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday at the Evergreen Cemetery in Fort Scott with Pastor Rick Prideaux officiating. Friends are asked to meet at the cemetery...
MARTHA LOU PARKER (05/08/08)
Martha Lou Parker, age 74, a resident of the Fort Scott Manor, died Monday, May 5, 2008, at the Mercy Health Center. She was born February 12, 1934, in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of James Lewis Parker and Lillie Mae Chambers Parker. Martha was survived by three sons; Carl Hardwick, Phoenix, Ariz., Donald Hardwick, Manhattan, Kan., and Randy Rector, Fort Scott; and five daughters, Carolyn Edwards, Aurora, Mo., Terry Lynn Jones, Waco, Texas, Patty Grant, Cassville, Mo., Toni Reinerson, Overbrook, Kan., and Penny Blake, Olathe, Kan. ...
Nola Marie Graham (05/07/08)
Nola Marie Graham, age 89, former resident of the Devon Community and more recently of Pleasanton, Kan., died Sunday, May 4, 2008 at Mercy Health Center Emergency Room. She was born November 28, 1918 in Garland, Kan., the daughter of Rufus Ezra Pellett and Lola Mary Carson Pellett. ...
COOK (05/06/08)
Bobby M. Cook, age 78, resident of 1418 E. Wall, Fort Scott, Kansas died Friday, May 2, 2008 at the Fort Scott Medicalodge. He was born July 22, 1929 in Enid, Oklahoma the son of Guy Carlton Cook and Nellie A. Graves Cook. He married Martha Poyner on April 24, 1955 in Fort Scott. ...
JOHNSTON (05/06/08)
Wilma Belle Johnston, 80, of Blue Mound, Kansas, died Sunday, May 4, 2008 at her home. She was born July 24, 1927 in Farlinville, Kansas, the daughter of Walter and Nettie Giles Cobbs. She graduated from Blue Mound High School. She was married to Paul Johnston on February 18, 1945 at Fort Scott, Kansas. He preceded her in death on December 12, 2001. Wilma worked at Sugar Valley Nursing Home and was a farm wife. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Blue Mound...
YOUNG (05/06/08)
Raymond Lee Young, 66, of Pittsburg, KS, was called home by our Lord at 6:55 p.m. on Friday, May 2, 2008, at the St. John's Regional Medical Center at Joplin, MO. Ray was born September 9, 1941, in Fort Scott, KS, the son of Emil and Virginia Moyer Young. ...
HEWETT (05/06/08)
Clifford D. Hewett, age 93 former resident of Girard, Kansas, passed away peacefully at the Fort Scott Manor on May 2, 2008. He was born on September 11, 1914, to parents Ivan and Ethel Williams Hewett. Cliff grew up in and around Farlington, Kansas. ...
ADCOX (05/06/08)
Claude William Adcox, age 60, of Osawatomie Kansas died Thursday May 1, 2008 at Indian Meadows in Overland Park, Kansas. Graveside funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday May 6, 2008 at the Jingo Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. ...
Jimmie Lee Simpson (05/03/08)
Jimmie Lee Simpson, 74, of Nevada, passed away on Friday, May 4, 2008, at Moore-Few Care Center, following a lengthy illness. He was born Feb. 21, 1934, in Nevada, to Charlie Floyd Simpson and Minnie Elmira Brown Simpson. He married Valma M. Harper, on Oct. 12, 1956, in El Dorado Springs, and she preceded him in death on Nov. 20, 2006. He devoted six year of his life taking care of Valma until her time of death...
Pat Farr (05/03/08)
Pat Farr, 69, of Fort Scott, passed away Thursday, May 1, 2008, at the Mercy Health Center. She was born Feb. 16, 1939, in Fredonia, Kan., the daughter of Byron and Dorsalena (Shobert) Burnett. She married William Richard Farr Feb. 11, 1972, in Vermillion, S.D. He survives of the home...
Eugene Ray Baldwin (05/03/08)
Eugene Ray Baldwin, 70, Nevada, passed away on Thursday, May 1, 2008, at Kindred Hospital, Kansas City, Mo., following a lengthy illness. He was born March 4, 1938, in Nevada, to Roy William Baldwin and Rachel Allen Baldwin. He married Frances N. Shutters on July 20, 1970, in Nevada, and she survives of the home...
FARR (05/02/08)
Pat Farr, 69, of Fort Scott, passed away Thursday, May 1, 2008 at the Mercy Health Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.
Viola Ruth Mundell Levering (05/02/08)
Viola Ruth Mundell Levering, age 93, died Wednesday, April 30, 2008 at the Country View Nursing Home, Prescott, Kansas. Services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, May 5, 2008 at the United Methodist Church, Mound City, Kansas. Visitation will be from 2:30 to 4 p.m., Sunday at the chapel. Contributions are suggested to United Methodist Church, Mound City or Salvation Army...
ARMSTRONG (05/02/08)
Genevieve Fern Armstrong, age 92, a resident of Fort Scott, died Wednesday, April 30, 2008, at the Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott. She was born October 31, 1915, at Fort Scott, Kansas, the daughter of Richard Byron Headrick and Mary Frances Barnett Headrick. ...
ROOF (05/01/08)
Katherine Roof, 100, of Uniontown, Kansas, died Tuesday evening, April 29, 2008 at the Mercy Health Center. She was born April 30, 1907, in Amazonia, Missouri, the daughter of Erwin John and Mary Ellen (Hunt) Segesman. She married Elmer A. Roof March 21, 1925 in Fort Scott, Kansas. He preceded her in death July 21, 1982...
WELCH (05/01/08)
Peggy B. Welch, age 86, a former resident of Bronson and more recently of Fort Scott Manor, died Tuesday, April 29, 2008, at the Mercy Health Center. She was born October 9, 1921, the daughter of Joe and Elsie Haller. She married Claude Welch in July of 1950. He preceded her in death in 1983. Prior to her marriage, Peggy worked as a registered nurse. She was a member of the Bronson United Methodist Church...
BRANSTETTER (05/01/08)
Ruth G. Branstetter, 86, of Carrollton, Texas, died at 10:51 a.m. Monday, April 28, 2008 in the Heritage Gardens Nursing Home in Carrollton. Funeral services will be at 4 p.m.., Friday at the Hepler Cemetery. Friends are asked to meet at the cemetery. Friends can call after 3 p.m., Thursday at the Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Girard...