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Elpha Springeman

Elpha Izetta Springeman, 91, passed away, Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at the Life Care Center in Burlington. She was born March 10, 1925, on the family farm near Lebo, the daughter of Owen and Maude Robinson Sullivan. Elpha attended Lebo High School and graduated with the Class of 1943. In October 1944... [more]

Jul. 22, 2016

Jack Serene

Melvin “Jack” Shirley Serene, 95, Garnett, died Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at Anderson County Hospital. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church, Garnett, with burial following in the Garnett Cemetery. Jack enjoyed riding around the North Lake in Garnett.... [more]

Jul. 22, 2016

Melvin Cole

Melvin Wayne Cole, 78, Iola, died Thursday, July 21, 2016, at Windsor Place in Iola.    The family will host a memorial service at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Gas City School in Gas. Inurnment will be at LaHarpe Cemetery at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the Melvin Cole Memorial Fund... [more]

Jul. 22, 2016

Barbara Clay

  Barbara E. Clay, 75, Iola, died Friday, July 22, 2016, at Allen County Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Feuerborn Family Funeral Service of Iola. Go to to leave a condolence online.... [more]

Jul. 22, 2016

Dean Ruckman

Dean W. Ruckman, 53, Topeka, passed away Friday, July 15, 2016 in Topeka. Dean was born Aug. 14, 1962, in Iola, the son of Earl and Margaret Nichols Ruckman. Dean graduated from Topeka High School. He worked for various companies such as Gainey and Herman Construction as a truck driver.  He is... [more]

Jul. 18, 2016

Roger Springston

  Roger Dean Springston, 60, Yates Center, formerly of Iola, died Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at his home. Per his request, no services will be held. Feuerborn Family Funeral Service of Iola assisted the family. Go to to leave a condolence.... [more]

Jul. 18, 2016

Lawrence Ross

Lawrence Roy “LR” Ross, 88, Duncan, Okla., passed away Thursday, July 7, 2016, in Duncan. Services have been entrusted to Whitt Funeral Home, Duncan. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Lawrence was born Aug. 5, 1927, in... [more]

Jul. 15, 2016

Gene Tomson

Gene Tomson, 86, Iola, passed away Friday, July 15, 2016, at Windsor Place Nursing Center in Iola. Gene was born Dec. 24, 1929, on a farm west of Iola, the son of Marion Morris and Zola Beatrice (Kivett) Tomson. He grew up west of Iola, attending Union Rural School and graduating from Iola High School... [more]

Jul. 15, 2016

James Smith

James Willis Smith, 91, formerly of Moran and most recently of Iola, died at Windsor Place Nursing Home in Iola Wednesday afternoon, June 22, 2016. He was born Jan. 10, 1925 in Mound City, the son of George Henry and Leota Irene (Willis) Smith. He married Helen Marie Ross May 29, 1948, in Syracuse, and... [more]

Jul. 13, 2016

Jack Spillman

Jack Dennis Spillman, 90, Kincaid, passed away Sunday, July 10, 2016, at Richmond Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Jack Dennis Spillman was born to Dewey Edward and Wilma Anna (Decker) Spillman on Oct. 18, 1925, in rural Bayard. In 1928 his family moved to southeast Anderson County; in 1942 they... [more]

Jul. 11, 2016

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