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Larry Buscher

  Robert Larry Buscher, 56, passed away Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at a Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., hospital. Larry is the son of the late Robert Buscher and Ruth (Wafford) Buscher Martin, Overland Park. He was a graduate of Iola High School. Larry fought a courageous five-year battle with leukemia and... [more]

Feb. 12, 2016

Ernest Blazek

Ernest Paul Blazek, 67, Iola, formerly of Dodge City, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at Fort Scott Mercy Health Center. He was born on Oct. 30, 1948, in Great Bend, the son of Ernest Henry and Evelyn Wood Blazek. He married Carol Jeannie Kennedy on May 3, 1968. Paul was an Army veteran serving... [more]

Feb. 10, 2016

Gracemary Nilges

Gracemary Nilges, 87, Iola, died Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at Windsor Place in Iola. Gracemary was born May 30, 1928, in Pierz, Minn., the daughter of Henry and Crescence “Grace” (Meyer) Kruschek. She graduated from Melrose High School in Melrose, Minn.  On June 1, 1950, Gracemary married... [more]

Feb. 10, 2016

Virginia Henderson

Virginia D. Henderson, 93, Kincaid, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita. She was born Dec. 21, 1922, in Bourbon County, the daughter of Arthur and Esther (Reynolds) Jackson. Virginia graduated from Mildred High School with the Class of 1943. Virginia married... [more]

Feb. 9, 2016

Richard Rockers

Richard Lee Rockers, 79, died Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, at his home near Greeley.Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Boniface Catholic Church, Scipio, with burial to follow at St. Boniface Cemetery. The family will greet friends following a Rosary at 6 p.m. today at the church.Memorial... [more]

Feb. 8, 2016

Alice Tholen

A memorial visitation for Alice F. Tholen, whose death on Jan. 21, 2016, appeared earlier in the Register, will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at St. John’s Parish Hall in Iola. The parish rosary will be recited at 10 a.m., Monday, Feb. 15, followed by the celebration of the memorial mass, both at... [more]

Feb. 8, 2016

Jo Turley

Josephine B. “Jo” Turley, 90, Iola, passed away Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, at her home.Jo was born Nov. 19, 1925, in Iola, the daughter of Fredrick and Blanche (Shockey) Vogel. She grew up in Iola and graduated from Iola High School in 1943. She married Charles W. Turley and they later divorced.... [more]

Feb. 8, 2016

Lois Hill

Lois Irene Hill, 57, Iola, passed away Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 at her home.Lois was born Aug. 26, 1958, in Garnett, the daughter of John and Blanche (Henry) Lewis. She grew up in Neosho Falls before the family moved to Humboldt, where she graduated from high school. Lois married Jackie D. Ridge and they... [more]

Feb. 8, 2016

‘Bud’ Beech

Paul A. “Bud” Beech, 84, Iola, passed away Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, at Olathe Medical Center.Paul was born July 31, 1931, in St. Paul, the son of George and Ruth (Smith) Beech. He grew up in the Walnut area and graduated from Walnut High School in 1948. Bud served in the U.S. Navy for four years.... [more]

Feb. 8, 2016

Peggy Chambers Schmidt

Margaret Maude (Peggy) Chambers Schmidt of Saddlebrooke, Ariz., died on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. She passed with grace and dignity after a courageous battle with multiple myeloma cancer. She was pre-deceased by her dear parents, Alice Louise and Adelbert Royal Chambers, sister Charlotte Wrightsman,... [more]

Feb. 5, 2016

Glenn Kunkel Jr.

Wilbur “Glenn” Kunkel, Jr., 75, Olathe, formerly of Moran and Chanute, passed away Feb. 4, 2016, at his home. Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lenexa United Methodist Church, 9138 Caenen Lake Rd, Lenexa, KS 66215. Visitation will start at 1 o’clock, prior to the service.Memorial... [more]

Feb. 5, 2016

Red VanHouden

Harold Lee “Red” VanHouden, 78, Iola, died Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, at Olathe Medical Center.Harold was born Jan. 8, 1938, in Fredonia, the son of Lloyd and Thelma (Davis) VanHouden. He served in four branches of the U.S. military: Army, Air Force, Navy and Coast Guard and received honorable... [more]

Feb. 3, 2016

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