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Glenn Barnby

Glenn E. Barnby, 87, Horseshoe Bay, Texas, passed away on Nov. 26, 2016.  He was born to William and Ressie (Chancy) Barnby on July 1, 1929.After proudly serving the United States of America in Korea in the Army, Glenn became a train conductor for the Santa Fe Railroad and traveled mostly in the... [more]

Dec. 7, 2016

Elmer Munsen

Elmer Munsen, 93, Iola, passed away Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, at Windsor Place in Iola.   Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at RiverTree Christian Church, 301 W. Miller Rd. in Iola. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society and may... [more]

Dec. 2, 2016

Grace “Billie" Parsons

Grace Fern “Billie” Parsons, 97, Iola, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, at Windsor Place in Iola.She was born Oct. 18, 1919, near Uncas, Okla. Grace was the second of four children born to William J. and Ida (Cafferty) Anderson. Grace grew up in Newkirk, Okla., attending school there.... [more]

Dec. 1, 2016

Roberta Hutton

Roberta Jean “Bert” Hutton, 78, Iola, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, at Allen County Regional Hospital.Bert was born Feb. 19, 1938, in Iola, one of 11 children born to John and Lela (Banks) Gumfory. She grew up in Iola. On Feb. 14, 1955, Bert married Charles N. Hutton Sr. and they made... [more]

Dec. 1, 2016

Jess Morrison

On Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, Jess Wiley Morrison was surrounded by family and friends at Allen County Regional Hospital when he lost his long hard-fought battle with his illness.Jess was born Dec. 29, 1965, in Chanute, the son of Earl and Marilyn (Collins) Morrison. He grew up in Woodson County and graduated... [more]

Dec. 1, 2016

Bob Becker

Bob Becker, Mission, met his Lord Jesus on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. He was born June 23, 1927, in Nekoma, to William and Freda Becker. At 14, his family moved to Savonburg. At 17, and not yet out of high school, he registered for the Navy — out of respect for three of his older brothers who had... [more]

Dec. 1, 2016

Tonya Waters

Tonya Biggs Waters, born March 30, 1947, in Concordia, passed away Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24, 2016, at home surrounded by her family and friends. She was 69.Her parents, Max and Marian Biggs, soon moved to Phillipsburg, where she spent most of her childhood and adolescence. She attended Fort Hays State... [more]

Dec. 1, 2016

James Anderson

James E. Anderson, 75, Carrollton, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016. He was born March 31, 1941, in Humboldt, to Thomas and Bessie (Taylor) Anderson. Prior to moving to Texas, James was an avid educator with the Kansas City School District. He was an avid golfer and loved to sing with the... [more]

Nov. 30, 2016

Edward Droessler

Edward John Droessler, 75, Iola, passed away Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, at Medicalodge of Girard. Edward was born April 15, 1941, in Sunnyside, N.Y., to Charles and Margaret (Zielinger) Droessler. He spent his early life in Queens, N.Y. He married Margaret Klein in 1962 at Throggs Neck in the Bronx, and... [more]

Nov. 30, 2016

Irene Ermel

Irene Ermel, 105, Bronson, died Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, at Allen County Reginal Hospital.She was born Nov. 9, 1911, in Mapleton, the daughter of George Washington Howerton and Rebecca Hays Howerton. She married Ernest William Ermel Jan. 22, 1930, in Mound City. Irene was a devoted wife and mother. She... [more]

Nov. 30, 2016

Alvin Martin

Alvin Eugene Martin, 82, Walnut, a Kincaid native who has several relatives in the area, died Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016, at his home.Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Fairview Cemetery, Mildred. The family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel,... [more]

Nov. 30, 2016

Virginia Nystrom

Virginia “Gini” Lee (Lamb) Nystrom, 86, Topeka, passed away Friday, Nov. 25, 2016 at Midland Hospice House.  Virginia was born Dec. 19, 1929 in Elsmore, the daughter of Otho Lamb and Louise Proehl Lamb. She married Dr. Curtis A. Nystrom on Aug. 14, 1949 in Elsmore. He preceded her in... [more]

Nov. 29, 2016

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