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Obituaries from July 2011

Olen W. Hampton (07/30/11)
Olen W. Hampton, 93, of LaCygne, Kan., died Wednesday, July 27, 2011, at his home. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 1, at the First Christian Church, LaCygne. Visitation will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Sunday, at the Coffel-Schneider Chapel, LaCygne, Kan. Memorial contributions are suggested to the First Christian Church, LaCygne. Interment will be in the Cadmus Cemetery...
John Raymond Earnest (07/30/11)
John Raymond Earnest, 69, of Pleasanton, Kan., died Wednesday, July 27, 2011, at Medicalodge Nursing Home, Fort Scott, Kan. Cremation. Private family service at a later date. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.coffelschneider.com Arrangements are made by Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home, Pleasanton, Kan...
James L. Meisenheimer (07/30/11)
James L. Meisenheimer, 65, Nevada, passed away on Thursday evening, July 28, 2011, at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada. He was born Oct. 2, 1945, in Crescent, Iowa, to Merlin T. Meisenheimer and Therisa Ann Carhoff Meisenheimer. He married Belva J. Pursley on June 5, 1967, in Miami, Okla., and she survives of the home...
DAISY PEARL SELF (07/29/11)
Daisy Pearl Self, 83, of Mound City, Kan., died Wednesday, July 27, 2011, at her home. Services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 30, at the Coffel-Schneider Chapel, Mound City, Kan. Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m., Friday at the Chapel. Memorial contributions are suggested to Southern Care Hospice c/o the funeral home. ...
UNA LADELL WELLS (07/29/11)
Una Ladell Wells, 79, a resident of Fort Scott, died Tuesday, July 26, 2011, at the home of a friend in rural Cherokee, Kansas. She was born Jan. 31, 1932, at Petersburg, Kan., the daughter of Willis Wells and Goldia Weston Wells. Una had worked for both Aaron's Produce and Key Work Clothes. She later was employed for 27 years at the Parsons Ammunition Plant...
UNA LADELL WELLS (07/28/11)
Una Ladell Wells, 79, a resident of Fort Scott, died Tuesday, July 26, 2011, at the home of a friend in rural Cherokee, Kan. Services for Una Wells will be announced by the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, Kan.
THEODORE FORREST "TED" DILLY (07/26/11)
Theodore Forrest "Ted" Dilly, 64, Deerfield, Mo., passed away on Monday, July 25, 2011, at Mercy Health Center, Fort Scott, Kan., following a brave battle with cancer. He was born Oct. 29, 1946, in Rock Rapids, Iowa, to Forrest Randall Dilly and Kathryn Jean Meyer Dilly. He married Barbara Nadine Wolfe on March 1, 1968, at the Clayton Christian Church, Eve, Mo., and she survives of the home...
James Anthony Buss (07/23/11)
James Anthony Buss, 55, Nevada, Mo., died on Wednesday, July 20, 2011, at Medicalodge in Nevada. Family information will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 26, at Moore Cemetery, Nevada. Friends may call now and until 10 a.m., Tuesday, at Ferry Funeral Home, 301 S. Washington, Nevada...
Tyler R. Jeck (07/23/11)
Tyler R. Jeck, 19, of Pittsburg, died July 16, 2011, at Beaver Lake at Rogers, Ark. Mr. Jeck was born Dec. 22, 1991, in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of David and Deborah Tyler Jeck. Tyler was a student at Baker University at Baldwin City, Kan. Tyler was raised in Pittsburg, attended St. ...
WILLIAM PAUL SEGEBARTT (07/22/11)
William Paul Segebartt, 94, of Hepler, died at 2 p.m., Wednesday, July 20, 2011, at his home at rural Hepler. He was born Jan. 25, 1917, in Sumner County, Kan., a son of Henry Matthew and Nellie Esther (Davis) Segebartt. He grew up and attended schools in Sumner County and graduated from Argonia Rural High School...
INA MAE GUILFOYLE (07/21/11)
Ina Mae Guilfoyle, 81, a resident of Fort Scott, died Tuesday, July 19, 2011, at her home. She was born Aug. 13, 1929, in Olpe, Kan., the daughter of Floyd Thomas Crumpacker and Lucy Irena Potter Crumpacker. She married John Kenneth Guilfoyle on Sept. 4, 1950, at Fulton, Kan. He preceded her in death on April 10, 1985...
CRAIG ALLISON BROWN (07/21/11)
Craig Allison Brown, 48, of Wentworth, Mo., died on Tuesday, July 19, 2011, at Cox-Monett Hospital in Monett, Mo. Mr. Brown was born in Fort Scott, Kan., on Friday, Aug. 3, 1962. He was the son of Bernard Brown and Virginia (Swank) Brown. Mr. Brown was married to Anessa Garner on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2002, in Eureka Springs, Ark...
MARY ANN KISER (07/21/11)
Mary Ann Kiser, 83, of Girard, Kan., died at 9:05 p.m., Tuesday, July 19, 2011, in the Heritage Nursing Home in Girard where she was a resident since Oct. 27, 2010. She was born Nov. 29, 1927, in Girard, a daughter of James M. and Hazel (Peak) Hyndman...
WILLIAM SEGEBARTT SR. (07/21/11)
William Segebartt Sr., 94, of Hepler, Kan., died at 2 p.m., Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at his home at rural Hepler. Obituary details and funeral arrangements will be announced by the Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Girard.
INA MAE GUILFOYLE (07/20/11)
Ina Mae Guilfoyle, 81, a resident of Fort Scott, died Tuesday, July 19, 2011, at her home. Funeral services for Ina Mae Guilfoyle will be announced by the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, Kan.
JOHN ERIC WALDMER (07/20/11)
John Eric Waldmer, 64, of Mound City, Kan., died Monday, July 18, 2011, at the Kansas City V.A. Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday July 25, at the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home Mound City, Kan. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. ...
DELSIE DEAN "D.D." HARRIS (07/19/11)
Delsie Dean "D.D." Harris, 84 of LaCygne, Kan., died Friday, July 15, 2010, at the Inwood Crossing at Tomball, Texas. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 23, in the Oak Lawn Cemetery at LaCygne, Kan. Friends and family can gather at 9:30 a.m. at the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home and depart to the cemetery together...
WILLIAM ENOS "BILL" McDOWELL (07/19/11)
William Enos "Bill" McDowell, 82, of Marshfield, Mo., died Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at Cox Memorial Hospital, Springfield, Mo. Services were held at 11 a.m., Monday, July 18, at the Coffel-Schneider Chapel, Pleasanton, Kan. Visitation was from 10 a.m. until service time. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bill McDowell Memorial. Interment will be in the Prairie Home Cemetery, LaCygne, Kan...
JACQULYN JOY MEALMAN (07/19/11)
Jacqulyn Joy Mealman, 61, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Saturday, July16, 2011, at the Fort Scott Manor. She was born Oct. 25, 1949, in Fort Scott, the daughter of Thomas Andrew Mealman and Gladys Margaret Smith Mealman. She graduated from Pleasanton High School in 1969...
Robert Joseph Norris (07/16/11)
Robert Joseph Norris, 83, of Chilhowee, Mo., passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2011, at Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg, Mo. Robert was born Sept. 1, 1927, in Nevada, Mo., to Floyd and Elizabeth Taylor Norris. He married Ruby Haner on March 23, 1948, in Bentonville, Ark. Robert was employed by Jack Cooper Transport Company in Kansas City, Mo., and also Cooper Plumbing in Blue Springs as an equipment operator. He retired from Cooper Plumbing in 1989...
Roland Wayne Bell (07/16/11)
Roland Wayne Bell, 90, of Rich Hill, Mo., died Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott, Kan. He was born Aug. 22, 1920, in rural Rich Hill, Mo., the son of Lewis and Sylva Lee (Goodrum) Bell. He attended school at New Home country school and graduated in 1937 from Rich Hill High School...
MARY I. HARTMAN (07/15/11)
Mary I. Hartman, 92, a former resident of Oelrichs, S.D., and more recently of Fort Scott, Kan., died Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at the Fort Scott Manor. She was born June 7, 1919, in Ewing, Neb., the daughter of Clarence VanBriggle and Amanda Clarinda Conner VanBriggle...
MARY I. HARTMAN (07/14/11)
Mary I. Hartman, 92, a former resident of Oelrichs, S.D., and more recently of Fort Scott, Kan., died Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at the Fort Scott Manor. Funeral services will be held in Chadron, Neb., with burial following in Smithwick, S.D. Local services are under the direction of the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott...
JAMES HARVEY FIELDS (07/13/11)
James Harvey Fields, 81, resident of Bronaugh, Mo., died Monday, July 11, 2011, at the Moore--Few Care Center, Nevada, Mo. He was born Jan. 3, 1930, in Cowgill, Mo., the son of James Henry and Pearl Easter Sprague Fields. He worked as a machinist and heavy equipment operator for Coors brewery. James loved raising cattle as well as gardening...
ERMA JEAN VAN CLEAVE (07/13/11)
Erma Jean (nee Beeney) Van Cleave, 81, passed away on July 7, 2011. She was born on Feb. 8, 1930, in Edler, Colo., the daughter of Boyd and Marian (Bosley) Beeney. She graduated from Erie High School in Kansas and married Harold Buford Van Cleave on Sept. 25, 1951. Together they had four children, Lanus, Marcia, Connie and Michael...
BRIDGET JOHNSON ZUGG (07/13/11)
Bridget Johnson Zugg, 54, of Thornburg, Iowa, died Saturday, July 9, 2011, at her home in Thornburg, Iowa. She was born Sunday, Aug. 12, 1956, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Charlie M. and Elouise Pendergast Johnson. She graduated from the Fort Scott High School in Fort Scott, Kan., with the class of 1974...
LARRY DEAN GUSS (07/13/11)
Larry Dean Guss, 67, resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Monday, July 11, 2011, at the Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott following a lengthy illness. He was born Feb. 28, 1944, in Nevada, Mo., the son of Albert Lee Guss and Ruby Medley Guss. He married Donna Taiclet on March 26, 1965, in Fort Scott. ...
MILDRED M. ROBINSON (07/12/11)
Mildred M. Robinson, 93, of Garnett, Kan., passed away on Sunday, July 10, 2011, at Anderson County Long Term Care, Garnett. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, July 14, at the Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel, Garnett, with burial in the Uniontown Cemetery, Uniontown, Kan...
JAMES HARVEY FIELDS (07/12/11)
James Harvey Fields, 81, resident of Bronaugh, Mo., died Monday, July 11, 2011, at the Moore--Few Care Center, Nevada, Mo. Services will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott.
LARRY DEAN GUSS (07/12/11)
Larry Dean Guss, 67, resident of Fort Scott, died Monday, July 11, 2011, at the Mercy Health Center of Fort Scott. Services will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott.
KRIS ALAN LYON (07/12/11)
A grave site service for Kris Alan Lyon, son of Kenneth and Janet Lyon, who passed away Feb. 7, 2011, will be held in Evergreen Cemetery at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 16. It is suggested that attendees enter at the south entrance. A complete obituary was published in the Tribune on Feb. 15, 2011...
Ricky Lee Crews Jr. (07/09/11)
Ricky Lee Crews Jr., 33, of Dadeville, Mo., passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2011 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo. He was born and reared in the rural area around Nevada, Mo., on Oct. 5, 1977. He graduated from Nevada High School in 1996 and NEO A&M College in 1998...
Gerald Wayne Graves (07/09/11)
Gerald Wayne Graves, 50, of Mound City, Kan., died Wednesday, July 6, 2011, at his home. Cremation. No formal services. Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's charity of choice. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.coffelschneider.com...
Leta Marie McWilliams (07/09/11)
Leta Marie McWilliams, 90, Frontenac, Kan., formerly of Sheldon, Mo., passed away Thursday, July 7, 2011, at Sunset Manor in Frontenac, following a lengthy illness. She was born Sept. 7, 1920, in Sheldon, Mo., to Leslie Robert Defreese and Elizabeth Wolf Defreese. She was married Nov. 14, 1953, in Arkansas, to James Woodrow McWilliams and he preceded her in death Feb. 15, 1985...
Nettie M. Christeson (07/09/11)
Nettie M. Christeson, 90, a resident of Englevale, Kan., died Thursday, July 7, 2011, at her home. She was born Nov. 19, 1920, in Newkirk, Okla. She married George Christeson on May 24, 1947, at Independence, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Christeson had made their home in Ottawa, Kan., prior to moving to Englevale. She was a member of the Grace Baptist Tabernacle. While in Ottawa, she had served as a Sunday school teacher...
Katherine Ann Porter Clinton (07/09/11)
Katherine Ann Porter Clinton, 40, of Pittsburg, went to be with her Savior, Thursday, July 7, 2011, in the Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg. She was born May 28, 1971, in Kansas City, Mo., a daughter of Gerald and Patricia (Didlake) Taiclet. She attended schools in Girard...
PERLEY DEWAINE GEIGER (07/08/11)
Perley Dewaine Geiger, 83, resident of Uniontown, Kan., left this life for his journey to heaven on Wednesday, July 6, 2011, at the Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, Kan., following a cancer illness. He was born Dec. 8, 1927, on the family farm near Uniontown to Schley and Ruth Wells Geiger...
MERNA SUE WISNER (07/08/11)
Merna Sue Wisner, 77, resident of Indiana, Penn., died Monday, July 4, 2011, at the Conemaugh Valley Hospital in Johnstown, Penn. She was born Aug. 6, 1933, in Paint, Penn., the daughter of Arthur Sanford Ream and Albert Emma Wiand Ream. Mrs. Wisner worked as a nurse's aide in many nursing homes and attended the Penn Run Wesleyan Church. She enjoyed taking her family to church and Sunday school and was also an avid reader...
NETTIE MARGARET CHRISTESON (07/08/11)
Nettie Margaret Christeson, 90, resident of Arma, Kan., died Thursday, July 7, 2011, at her home. Funeral services will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main.
DONNA MARIE LINN (07/06/11)
Donna Marie Linn, 49, resident of Uniontown, Kan., died Saturday, July 2, 2011, at Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, Kan. She was born April 26, 1962, in Garnett, Kan., the daughter of Bob and Francis Wingate Hunsperger. Donna most recently worked as a cook for Guest Home Estates in Fort Scott. ...
The Rev. Dr. Timothy Davish (07/02/11)
The Rev. Dr. Timothy Davish, 53, pastor of the First Baptist Church, Fort Scott, Kan., died unexpectedly Wednesday evening, June 29, 2011, in the Mercy Health Center emergency room following an apparent heart attack. He was born Sept. 21, 1957, in Butler County, Ohio, the son of Melvin John Davish and Beda Christine Doyle Davish. He worked as a high school teacher for 15 years in Ohio, also coaching boy's basketball and girls golf...
Georgia Helen Applegate (07/02/11)
Funeral services for Georgia Helen Applegate, 46, of Branson, Mo., will be held at 9 a.m., Wednesday, July 6, at Greenlawn Funeral Home in Branson with the Rev. Ross Fulton officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. in Clarksburg Cemetery in Garland, Kan...
Donald L. Keeney (07/02/11)
Donald L. Keeney, 87, of Fort Scott, went to be with the Lord Thursday evening, June 30, 2011. He was born Oct. 27, 1923, in Pawnee Station, Kan., the son of Perry and Hazel June (Picht) Keeney. He married Oda Harlow June 27, 1948, in Pawnee Station. She survives of the home...
John W. Nichols (07/02/11)
John W. Nichols, 87, Nevada, died Friday, July 1, 2011, at his home in Nevada. He was born Aug. 17, 1923, in Elizabethtown, Ky., the son of Roger W. and Elizabeth L. Robertson Nichols. Elizabethtown was the almost birth place of Abraham Lincoln. Abraham's parents, Thomas and Nancy Lincoln were married in Elizabethtown; their marriage license is recorded in the local court house. They lived in and around Elizabethtown for 12 years...
Robert Clarence Dillon (07/02/11)
Robert Clarence Dillon, 81, Nevada, passed away on July 1, 2011, at his home in Nevada following a brief illness. He was born Oct. 9, 1929, in La Junta, Colo., to Clarence Edward Dillon and Bertha Eunice Spragg Dillon. He married Emma Ruth Inman on Aug. 25, 1950, in McPherson, Kan., and she survives of the home...
Betty Jo Schubert (07/02/11)
Betty Jo Schubert, 55, of Uniontown, died at her home Friday, July 1, 2011. She was born March 27, 1956 in Pleasanton, Kan., the daughter of Lucian Ray and Rosie Fern (Jackson) Culbertson. She married John Schubert Dec. 11, 1974, in Uniontown, Kan. He survives of the home...
CORENE MILLS TOOHEY SANDERS (07/01/11)
Corene Mills (Toohey) Sanders passed away June 2, 2011, at Kansas City Hospice House. Corene was born Jan. 21, 1937, in Fort Scott, Kan., to Fred and Sylvia Mills. She married William H. Toohey, Jr. in April 1958. Three daughters were born of that marriage: Janet Toohey, Kansas City, Mo., Sally Wingo, Nevada, Mo., and Tricia Wynd, Chesterfield, Mo. She married Fred Sanders in 1989...
DONALD ELBRADER (07/01/11)
Donald Neil Elbrader, 78, longtime owner and operator of Elbrader's Used Cars, died Wednesday, June 29, 2011, at his home following a cancer illness. He was born near Redfield, Kan., on Nov. 2, 1932, the son of Herbert A. and Hazel E. Eisenbrandt Elbrader. He married Roberta Brown on May 27, 1951. She preceded him in death on July 5, 2000. He later married Carrie Kirker on March 14, 2001...
REV. DR. TIMOTHY DAVISH (07/01/11)
Rev. Dr. Timothy Davish, 53, pastor of the First Baptist Church, Fort Scott, died unexpectedly Wednesday evening June 29 in the Mercy Health Center emergency room following an apparent heart attack. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main...