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Obituaries from April 2010

CHARLES ANTHONY NEET (04/28/10)
Charles Anthony Neet, 57, of Pittsburg, Kan., died April 16, 2010 at the VA Hospital in Oklahoma City, Okla. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.
WINTRESS BAKER CLARK (04/28/10)
Wintress Baker Clark, age 88, a resident of Fort Scott, died late Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at the Fort Scott Manor Nursing Home. She was born Dec. 24, 1921, in Altamont, Kan., the daughter of Joshua Orville Baker and Susan Frances Woolfolk Baker. Wintress was a 1938 graduate of Fort Scott High School and later received her Associates Degree from Fort Scott Junior College...
CHARLES J. "MICK" DWYER JR. (04/28/10)
Charles J. "Mick" Dwyer, Jr., age 81, resident of rural Fort Scott, died Monday, April 26, 2010, at his home. He was born May 13, 1928, in Fort Scott, the son of Charles Joseph Dwyer, Sr., and Kathryn Louise Petty Dwyer. Mick was in the Merchant Marines during World War II then returned home and became the owner/operator of the Crescent Foundry in Fort Scott. He ran the foundry until the early 1970's and had many fond memories of that time...
CECIL LEROY GASTON (04/27/10)
Cecil Leroy Gaston, 89, of Amoret, Missouri, died Sunday, April 25, 2010 at the Bates County Memorial Hospital, Butler, Mo. Services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at the Amoret Christian Church, Amoret, Mo. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time at the church...
CATHY JEAN PETTEY (04/27/10)
Cathy Jean Pettey, age 48, of Fort Scott, Kan., died Sunday April 25, 2010 at the Freeman Medical Center in Joplin, Mo. Memorial prayer service will be held 6 p.m., Thursday April 29, 2010 at the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home in Hume, Mo. Visitation will follow until 8 p.m...
CHARLES J. "MICK" DWYER (04/27/10)
Charles J. "Mick" Dwyer, Jr., age 81, resident of rural Fort Scott, died Monday, April 26, 2010, at his home. Funeral arrangements for Mick Dwyer will be announced by Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main.
ROBIN SMITH SCIORTINO (04/27/10)
Robin Smith Sciortino, age 74, a resident of Sequim, Wash., died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2009, in Washington. She was born May 29, 1935, in Inverness, Miss., the daughter of Hiram Whetstone Smith and Wilma Tolar Smith. Robin married Lew Sciortino on Oct. 4, 1976...
Tommy "Tom" Dean Allen (04/24/10)
Funeral services for Tommy "Tom" Dean Allen, 63, of Cleburne, Texas, will be conducted at 2 p.m., Monday, April 26, 2010, in the Rosser Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Randy McLelland officiating. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, April 25, at the funeral home...
ROSE MARIE WILKINSON (04/23/10)
Rose Marie Wilkinson, 78, formerly of Fort Scott, passed away at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at St. John's Regional Medical Center. There was cremation. Rose requested no funeral services, plans for a family gathering in her honor are incomplete at this time...
ROGER L. SICKLES (04/23/10)
Roger L. Sickles, age 47, resident of rural Fort Scott, died late Tuesday, April 20, 2010, at the Mercy Health Center Emergency Room following an accident. He was born June 7, 1962, in Des Moines, Iowa, the son of Raymond Eugene Sickles, Sr. and Peggy Jo Lee Sickles...
ROBERT JAMES "BOB" LYONS (04/22/10)
Robert James "Bob" Lyons, age 82, resident of Fort Scott, died Tuesday, April 20, 2010, as the result of an automobile accident south of Fort Scott. He was born Sept. 8, 1927, in Bourbon County, Kan., the son of Thomas Frederick Lyons and Nannie Brown Lyons...
RAY EUGENE GASTON (04/22/10)
Ray Eugene Gaston died Tuesday April 20, 2010 at his home at Amsterdam, Mo. Services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday April 23, at the Atkinson Funeral Home 142 E. Main St Adrian, Mo. Visitation will be held form 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Atkinson Funeral Home Adrian, Mo...
ELLEN JOAN NUZUM (04/22/10)
Ellen Joan Nuzum, 71, of Frontenac, passed away at 1:06 a.m. Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at her home. She was born Sept. 17, 1938 at Hiatville, Kan., the daughter of Alvin and Pauline (Baldwin) Nuzum. Joan graduated from Uniontown High School in 1956...
Alfred Frederick Mahnken (04/21/10)
Alfred Frederick Mahnken, 89, of Pittsburg, Kan., passed away at 7:26 a.m., Thursday, April 15, 2010, at the Via Christi Hospital, Pittsburg, Kan. He was born April 3, 1921, at Concordia, Mo., the son of Louis H. and Sophia (Meyer) Mahnken. He attended local schools...
EDNA MAE RUSSELL (04/20/10)
Edna Mae Russell, age 97 of Prescott, Kan., formerly of Kansas City, Mo., passed away Sunday, April 18, 2010 at the Mercy Hospital at Fort Scott, Kan. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 22, 2010 at the Park Lawn Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo...
DR WILLIAM ALDIS (04/20/10)
Dr. William Aldis, age 89, former resident of Fort Scott, died Saturday, April 17, 2010, at Bickford Assisted Living Center in Mission, Kan. He was born July 29th, 1920, in Emporia, Kan., the son of Steadman and Ethel Rebeca Fry Aldis. His father was a United Methodist Missionary in India. Dr. William spent most of his childhood in India, graduating from Woodstock High School in Mussorie, India, in December 1937. During this time he attained the Eagle Scout honor through Boy Scouts of America...
David Errol Willeman (04/17/10)
David Errol Willeman, 60, Ft. Smith, Ark., passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 12, 2010, at Kaufman Presbyterian Hospital, Kaufman, Texas. He was born July 6, 1949, in Ottawa, Kan., to Ernest Errol Willeman and Kathryn Mignon Hereford Willeman. He married Debra L. Souders on June 29, 1974, in Gower, Mo., and she survives of the home...
Lavon (Bonnie) Meek (04/17/10)
Lavon (Bonnie) Meek, 96, Fort Scott, died early Friday morning April 16, 2010, at the Mercy Health Center. She was born April 8, 1914, in Hiattville, Kan., the daughter of Jesse D. and Anna K. (Cordts) Warren. She married Wayne Dwight Meek on Dec. 29, 1935. They were married for 65 years. He preceded her in death Sept. 15, 2001...
Ronald Raymond Durbin Sr. (04/17/10)
Ronald Raymond Durbin Sr., age 68, resident of Fort Scott, died Thursday, April 15, 2010, at his home following a cancer illness. He was born May 16, 1941, in Devon, Kan., the son of Ward Augustus Durbin and Ethel Caroline Phillips Durbin. He served his country in the United States Army. ...
Edna Elsielee (Luney) Kramer (04/17/10)
Edna Elsielee (Luney) Kramer, age 84, of El Dorado Springs, Mo., departed her life at St. John Regional Medical Center, Springfield, Mo., at 7:30 p.m., on April 14, 2010. She was a twin born on Dec. 25, 1925, to Galileo and Lucy (Ames) Luney, the last living sibling, ninth child of 10 children...
THELMA "LORRIE" LORRAINE SCOTT (04/15/10)
Thelma (Lorrie) Lorraine Scott, former resident of Fort Scott, died on April 14, 2010 at Fayetteville, Ark. Thelma was born March 20, 1924 in Fredonia, Kan., the daughter of Roy Allison and Iva Mae (Traner) Scott. Thelma married Walter William Hamilton on Feb. 8, 1942 at Cherryvale, Kan...
FRANCES SNOW ROBINSON (04/14/10)
Frances Snow Robinson, age 92, a former resident of Fort Scott, Kan., and more recently of the Country View Nursing Home in Prescott, Kan., died early Tuesday, April 13, 2010, at the Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott. She was born Oct. 22, 1917, in Crawford County, Kan., the daughter of William D. Snow and Glenna Herndon Snow...
DONALD EUGENE KRAMER (04/14/10)
Donald Eugene Kramer "Dog Hair", 79 years young, lived in Bothell, Wash. Don passed away last Thursday, April 1, 2010 in Seattle from complications during an aneurism surgery. Don was born on Oct. 25, 1930 in Fort Scott, Kan., to John Franklin Kramer and Elsie Golden Kramer, having two older sisters, Rosalie and Madeline...
FLO MAXINE MASONER (04/14/10)
Flo Maxine Masoner, age 90, of Mound City, Kansas died Tuesday April 13, 2010 at Prescott Country View in Prescott, Kan. Funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m., Thursday April 15, 2010 at the First Baptist Church in Mound City. Burial will be in the Woodland Cemetery, Mound City. Friends may greet the family from 10 a.m., until service at the church...
KYLE DELPHUS BRILLHART (04/14/10)
Kyle Delphus Brillhart, age 98, former resident of Fort Scott, died Friday, April 9, 2010, at the Seven Acres Senior Care in Houston, Texas. He was born Nov. 5, 1911, in Redfield, Kan., the son of Valentine D. Brillhart and Elizabeth Bettes Brillhart...
ALICE E. HANSEN (04/14/10)
Alice E. Hansen, age 87, of Bronson, Kan., died Saturday, April 10, 2010, at the Allen County Hospital in Iola. She was born Oct. 6, 1922, in Clarion, Iowa, the daughter of Ralph E. Morris and Mary Showers Morris. She married Herbert Hansen on Dec. 19, 1942, in Princeton, Mo. He preceded her in death on July 7, 1989...
JOYCE ELAINE FARMER (04/14/10)
Joyce Elaine Farmer, 55, Nevada, Mo., passed away Friday, April 9, 2010 at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada following a lengthy illness. She was born Sept. 1, 1954 in Fort Scott, Kan., to Verlin Simmons and Barbara Baysinger Simmons. She was married Sept. 3, 2004 in Nevada, Mo., to Jack Farmer and he survives of the home...
UNA ERLINE BOWLES (04/13/10)
Una Erline Bowles, age 85, former resident of Deerfield, Mo., died Saturday, April 10, 2010, at the home of family members in Mapleton, Kan. She was born Oct. 28, 1924, in Redfield, Kan., the daughter of Harry E. Wilson and Pearl Gunsolley Wilson. Una was a 1942 graduate of Fort Scott High School...
Joyce Elaine Farmer (04/10/10)
Joyce Elaine Farmer, 55, Nevada, passed away Friday, April 9, 2010, at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada following a lengthy illness. Memorial services and family information will be provided later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. View obituary and send condolences on line at www.ferryfuneralhome.com...
Jean Ann Rittenhouse (04/10/10)
Jean Ann Rittenhouse, 67, of Pleasanton, Kan, died Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at Kansas City, Hospice House, Kansas City, Mo. Memorial graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 17, 2010 at the Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Mound City, Kansas. Contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society or Disabled American Veterans. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.coffelschneider.com...
Hazel Marie Konantz Stapleton (04/10/10)
With her three daughters by her side, Hazel Marie Konantz Stapleton, 87, died late Wednesday evening April 7, 2010, at Aberdeen Village, Olathe, Kan. She was born Feb. 1, 1923, in Fort Scott, the daughter of Bruder and Hazel Marie (Bicknell) Konantz...
Harvey Dean Crandall (04/10/10)
Harvey Dean Crandall, 88, died April 8, 2010, at Eaglecrest Retirement Community, Salina, Kan. Harvey was born Oct.12, 1921, the son of Robert and Della (Croxton) Crandall, in Wichita, Kan. He graduated from Wichita East High and later attended Kansas State University and Fort Scott Community College. ...
RAYMOND JOHN LINK (04/09/10)
Raymond John Link, age 49, a resident of Fort Scott, Kansas, died Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at his home. He was born July 24, 1960, in New Orleans, Louisiana, the son of William Peter Link, Jr. and Bernadine Anna Keating Link. Raymond had worked in maintenance for over twenty years for the Best Western Fort Scott Inn...
MICHAEL CHARLES ALLEN (04/09/10)
Michael Charles Allen, age 45, resident of 415 S. Wilson , Fort Scott, died Saturday, April 3, 2010, at his home. There was cremation. A memorial service for Michael Allen will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday April 10, in the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott...
HARVEY DEAN CRANDALL (04/09/10)
Harvey Dean Crandall, age 88, a former resident of Fort Scott, and more recently of Salina, Kansas, died Thursday, April 8, 2010, at the Eagle Crest Retirement Community at Salina, Kansas. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m., Monday, April 12, 2010, at the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel...
HELEN KATHERINE ROSS (04/09/10)
Helen Katherine Ross, 95, of Overland Park, passed away April 7, 2010 at Trinity Nursing Center, Merriam, Kansas. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at Overland Park Church of God (Holiness), 6801 W 74th Street, Overland Park, Kansas...
HAZEL STAPLETON (04/09/10)
Hazel Marie Konantz Stapleton, 87, died late Wednesday evening April 7, 2010 at Aberdeen Village, Olathe, Kansas. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, Fort Scott, Kansas.
HELEN TROTTER (04/08/10)
Helen Trotter, 101, of Fort Scott, died early Wednesday morning April 7, 2010 at the Fort Scott Manor. She was born November 7, 1908 in Fulton, Kan., the daughter of Harley R. and Mary E. (Turley) Trotter. She attended the Union Center Grade School and participated in West Liberty United Methodist Church activities...
BILL MAURICE SHIRLEY (04/08/10)
Bill Maurice Shirley, age 85, resident of 2173 Indian Road, Fort Scott, died Tuesday, April 6, 2010, at the Medicalodge. He was born April 2, 1925 in Greenville, Texas, the son of Noah T. and Bessie L. Shirley. When Bill was six, the family moved to Childress, Texas where he was raised...
LEWIS EDWARD BAUCOM (04/07/10)
Lewis Edward Baucom, age 84, former resident of 802 S. Barbee, Fort Scott, and more recently of Wichita, Kansas, died Monday, April 05, 2010, at Wichita Veterans Hospital. He was born September 29, 1925, at Crandall, Kan. He was the eldest son out of 7 boys and 2 girls born to Lewis Joseph and Bertha Baucom of Fort Scott, Kansas...
MICHAEL CHARLES ALLEN (04/06/10)
Michael Charles Allen, age 45, resident of 415 S. Wilson, Fort Scott, died Saturday, April 3, 2010, at his home. Services for Michael Allen will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, Kan., 66701.
LEWIS EDWARD BAUCOM (04/06/10)
Lewis Edward Baucom, age 84, former resident of 802 S. Barbee, and more recently of Wichita, Kan., died Monday, April 05, 2010, at Wichita Veterans Hospital. Arrangements are pending and will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel 201 S. Main.
OLIVER CHARLES WRIGHT (04/06/10)
Oliver Charles Wright, age 75, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Sunday, April 4, 2010, at the St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo. He was born June 4, 1934, in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Lester Wright and Agnes Knoblich Wright. Oliver attended Fort Scott High School and later graduated from Faith Bible Academy in Camdenton, Mo...
ROY WILBUR ARMSTRONG (04/06/10)
Roy Wilbur Armstrong, age 88, former resident of 623 S. Osbun, Fort Scott, Kan., and more recently of Guest Home Estates, died Easter Sunday, April 4, 2010, at Mercy Health Center following a brief illness. He was born June 2, 1921, in Chilhowie, Missouri, the son of Bert E. Armstrong and Charlotte E. Akers Armstrong...
HAZEL MARIE MAXWELL (04/06/10)
Hazel Marie Maxwell, age 85, former resident of Presbyterian Village, and more recently of Medicalodge, died early Friday, April 02, 2010, at Mercy Health Center. She was born Aug. 20, 1924 in Devon, Kan, the daughter of William Harrington and Marion Mae Fetterly Harrington...
Hazel Marie Maxwell (04/03/10)
Hazel Marie Maxwell, age 85, former resident of Presbyterian Village, and more recently of Medicalodge, died early Friday, April 2, 2010, at Mercy Health Center. Arrangements are under the direction of Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott.
Gregory F. Leonard (04/03/10)
Gregory F. Leonard, 64, of Nevada, died on Wednesday, March 31, 2010, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo. He was born July 25, 1945, in Chicago, Ill., to James Fox Leonard and Mildred Lucille McCaghy Leonard. Greg came to Nevada at age 15 to live with his aunt and uncle, Alice and Roy Hill. ...
William E. Palmer (04/03/10)
William E. Palmer, age 67, of Springfield, Mo., passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2010, in his home. He was born Oct. 3, 1942, in St. Clair County, Mo., to Charles Edward and Fern (Potter) Palmer. His parents Charles Edward and Fern Palmer, brother James Palmer and a sister Mary Swopes preceded him in death...
WINTRESS BAKER CLARK (04/01/10)
Wintress Baker Clark, age 88, a resident of Fort Scott, died late Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at the Fort Scott Manor Nursing Home. There was cremation. A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, May 1, 2010, at the St. John's United Methodist Church...
RAYMOND JOHN LINK (04/01/10)
Raymond John Link, age 49, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at his home. There was cremation. A memorial service with burial in the St. Michael's Cemetery at Fulton, Kan., will be held at a later date.