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Donald Franklin

Donald L. Franklin, 85, Frontenac, died at 4:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, at his residence in Frontenac. Donald was born Jan. 29, 1931, in Walnut, a son of Lloyd and Elvina (Goff) Franklin. Donald worked in the chicken plant in Iola in 1961, and met and married Lois Marlene Schiefelbine on May... [more]

Sep. 23, 2016

Don Murray

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Donald Edward “Don” Murray, 83, Iola, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, at Allen County Regional Hospital.Don was born Nov. 10, 1932, in Piqua, the son of Alvin L. and Elizabeth Theresa (Bux) Murray. He attended St. Martin’s Grade School in Piqua and graduated from Iola High School... [more]

Sep. 22, 2016

Homer Payne

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Homer D. Payne, 81, of Iola, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, at Heritage Health Care in Chanute.Homer was born April 29, 1935, in rural LaHarpe, the son of George Albert and Hazel (Colgin) Payne. The family moved from LaHarpe to a farm southwest of Colony where he grew up. He served in the U.S.... [more]

Sep. 22, 2016

Bernice Breiner

Bernice Breiner, 96, Erie, died at 3:05 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.She was born Aug. 11, 1920, in Doniphon, Mo., a daughter of Jess and Estille Jane (Cook) Epperson. She was raised in Doniphon and Macon, Mo., and later moved to Fort Madison, Iowa,... [more]

Sep. 20, 2016

Bob Benson

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Robert R. “Bob” Benson, 89, Iola, passed away Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, at Windsor Place Nursing Center in Iola.Robert was born Nov. 8, 1926, in Blue Mound, the son of Ralph and Alleen (Curran) Benson. He grew up in Blue Mound and graduated from Blue Mound High School. He served in the U.S.... [more]

Sep. 19, 2016

Clifford C. Brooks

Clifford Clyde Brooks, 91, Iola, passed away Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, at Allen County Regional Hospital.Clifford was born May 7, 1925, in Thornburg, the son of Clyde and Mattie (Palmer) Brooks. In 1934 the Brooks family moved to a farm in Allen County 8 miles northwest of Iola. Over the years, Clifford... [more]

Sep. 19, 2016

Gerald E. Hoddy

Memorial services for Gerald E. Hoddy, 65, who died Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Faith Assembly of God in Humboldt. Inurnment will be in Highland Cemetery in Iola at a later date. Feuerborn Family Funeral Service of Iola, is in charge of arrangements.... [more]

Sep. 19, 2016

Lu Hirsch

 Anna Luetta “Lu” Hirsch, 82, Fort Myers, Fla., died Sept. 13, 2016 in Fort Myers.She was born Jan. 22, 1934, in a log cabin built by her father, at Peers, Alberta, Canada.It was 40 degrees below zero on Jan. 22. She is the daughter of Neil Kenneth and Anna (Isinger) Conover, both deceased.... [more]

Sep. 19, 2016

Gerald Clay

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Gerald Dean Clay, Humboldt, passed away Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, at the Olathe Hospice House. Cremation has taken place with Potts Chapel of Independence. A Celebration of Life Service will be at noon Friday at the Faith Assembly of God in Humboldt. Visition will be prior to the service at 11 a.m.Memorials... [more]

Sep. 15, 2016

Gerald Hoddy

Gerald Eugene Hoddy, 65, passed away Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City.Gerald was born Nov. 16, 1950, in Iola, the son of Roscoe Richard and Evelyn Florence (Thomas) Hoddy. He grew up in LaHarpe and Iola and graduated from Iola High School in 1968. On Aug.... [more]

Sep. 14, 2016

Earnest Prather

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Earnest E. “Sharkey” Prather, 85, formerly of Allen County, passed away Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, at Riverwood Nursing Home in Lewisburg, Pa.Earnest was born Dec. 7, 1930, in Pleasant Hill, Mo., the son of Mose Alfred and Mary Marie (Harris) Prather. The Prather family moved to LaHarpe in... [more]

Sep. 14, 2016

Donald Potter

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Gas native and 1945 Iola High School graduate Donald Eugene Potter, Yuma, Ariz., died Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016.Potter also served in the U.S. Navy.He is survived by his wife, Betty, Yuma; six children, 21 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, three siblings... [more]

Sep. 13, 2016

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