Joyce Louise Carlburg 1961-2012
Joyce Louise Carlburg, 50, of Humboldt, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012 at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
Joyce was born in Cedar Vale on Dec. 29, 1961, the daughter of Ralph and Ethel Shultz Bever. She graduated from Chanute High School in 1980.
She was united in marriage on May 28, 2010 to Ron Carlburg in Eureka Springs, Ark. He survives, of the home.
Joyce worked at the Grain Bin in Chanute as a waitress and also wor...
Blendina Mae Johnson 1924-2012
Blendina Mae Johnson, 87, of Chanute, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.
Blendina was born on Dec. 13, 1924 in Independence, the daughter of Otis Alvah and Thelma Anna Jones Fields. She graduated from Independence High School and Independence Junior College.
She was united in marriage to Conrad Edward Johnson on August 23, 1946 in Chanute. He preceded her in death on April 18, 2008.
She was a homemaker and enjoy...
Robert W. Bush 1952-2012
Robert W. “Bob” Bush, 60, Wichita, former Chanute resident and tax support employee for Walter Kluwers, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012. Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Mulvane United Methodist Church. Bob was preceded in death by his parents, David and Thelma Carr Bush.
Survivors are his wife, Debra, of Wichita; sons, Martin William Bush of Kansas City, Mo., Devon Robert Bush of Wichita; brother, Larry Bush; sisters, Debra Davis, C...
Ron Craven 1951-2012
Ron Craven, 61, a lifelong Erie resident, died unexpectedly Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012 in the emergency room at Labette Health in Parsons.
He was born on July 9, 1951 at Parsons to Verle and Helen Shaw Craven. He grew up at Erie and attended Erie schools graduating from Erie High School in 1969. He attended Kansas State College of Pittsburg (Pittsburg State University) and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in 1973.
Bruce Duane Coats 1955-2012
Bruce Duane Coats, 57, of Chanute, died Thursday, Nov/ 22, 2012 at his home in Chanute.
Bruce was born in Greeley, Colo., on Sept. 24, 1955, the son of Gerald and Doris Baker Coats. He graduated from Cherryvale High School in 1973.
He served his country in the United States Army for nine years.
Bruce was united in marriage to Catherine Ann Courtenay on Feb. 14, 1978 in Alamogordo, N.M. She survives, of the home.
Bruce owned and operated Copw...
Donald D. Kemp 1926-2012
Donald D. Kemp, 86, a resident of Neodesha, died Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at Wilson Medical Center in Neodesha. He was born March 27, 1926 in Elk City, the son of Harry Allen and Hazel May Linthicum Kemp. Donald served in the United States Army Air Corps 1942-1945. In 1947, Donald began his career as a sheet metal worker for Harry Higgins. Throughout the next 30 years, he worked for Kelly Plumbing in Neodesha and for Huxtable & Assoc. in Chanut...
Jarred - Grothouse
Kelsey Ann Jarred and Ryan William Grothouse, Louisville, Ky., were united in marriage August 11, 2012 at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Father Bernard X. Gorges officiated the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Phil and Karen Jarred, Chanute. Grothouse is the son of Bill and Barb Grothouse, Delphos, Ohio.
Matron of honor was Janae Maher, sister of the bride, Temple, Texas. Bridesmaids were Aubrey Jarred, sister of the bride, Ne...
Jones - Reichert
Mike and Stephanie Jones, Memphis, Tenn., and John and Janie Reichert, Chanute, announce the engagement of their children, Allie Brogan Jones, Memphis, and Michael John Reichert, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
The bride-elect graduated from St. Benedict at Auburndale in 2009 and from the University of Alabama, B.A. in Musical Theatre, 2012
Reichert graduated from Chanute High School in 2009 and will graduate from the University of Alabama with a B.S. in Ac...
Morris Dean Williamson 1927-2012
Morris Dean Williamson, 85, formerly of Osawatomie, died Nov. 20, 2012 at Heritage Health Care in Chanute.
Morris was the youngest of four children born March 6, 1927 to Robert Joshua and Naomi Marie Duerfeldt Willliamson in Herrick, S. D. He attended country school at Pine Grove and also at Rapid City, S. D.
At the age of 15, Morris ran away from home and headed to California where his sister lived in Los Angeles. His plans were to enter th...
Iva Eileen Harner 1921-2012
Iva Eileen Harner, 91, of Humboldt, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012 at Chanute HealthCare after a short illness. She was born on August 21, 1921. She was the daughter of Edward and Anna Friederich Breiner. She married Merle Harner on May 4, 1939 in Chanute. He preceded her in death on Nov. 26, 1980.
Iva was a lifelong resident of Humboldt and a retired employee of H.K. Porter in Chanute. She was a seamstress, homemaker, and member of the Farmers’...
Mary Elizabeth Lambright 1932-2012
Mary Elizabeth Lambright, 80, of Humboldt, died Thursday, November 22, 2012.
Mary was born July 13, 1932, in Neodesha, the daughter of Milo and Opal Chapman Veley. She graduated from Humboldt High School and married Oswald “Oz” Bryant Lambright in 1950. They made their home in Humboldt where she worked as a CNA, administrator and activity director for many years at Pinecrest Nursing Home. Mr. Lambright preceded her in death March 30, 2005.
Margaret Jeanne Russell 1928-2012
Margaret Jeanne Russell, 84, a longtime resident of rural Altoona, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 at St. Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo. She was born Sept. 1, 1928 in Neodesha, the daughter of Harry and Agnes “Marie” Steele Green. Margaret was a 1946 graduate of Altoona High School.
On Oct. 17, 1954 at the Altoona United Methodist Church, Margaret was united in marriage to Floyd Arthur Russell. He preceded her in death May 26, 2011.
Rosia Irene Casper 1919-2012
Rosia Irene Casper, 93, of Chanute, died Monday, Nov. 19, 2012 at her home in rural Chanute.
Rosia was born in Neodesha on Oct. 1, 1919, the daughter of John W. and Pearl Eisenbrandt Keim. She graduated from Fredonia High School in 1937 and received an Associate’s Degree from Chanute Junior College.
She was united in marriage to Kenneth Casper on June 14, 1958 in Chanute. He preceded her in death on March 24, 1993.
Rosia worked as a teller fo...
Shawna Lynn Frost 1984-2012
Shawna Lynn Canary Frost, 28, Wichita, died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012.
Shawna is survived by her husband, Andy Frost; parents Steve and Jo Canary; sister Kristi Mies and husband, Kelly; nephew, Logan Mies; grandfather Phil Webb of Terrell, Texas; and aunt Pam Saldeen of Terrell, Texas.
Closed-casket visitation is 1-8 p.m. today at Smith Family Mortuary, 1415 N. Rock Rd., Derby. Funeral service is 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, at First Christian...
Glenda Falkenstien 1939-2012
Glenda Falkenstien, 73, of Parsons, retired teacher at Labette County High School at Altamont, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 at the Elmhaven West Nursing Home in Parsons.
She was born February 20, 1939 in Garfield County, Okla., to Glen O. and Mary Ellen Egelston Serviss. She grew up near Lamont, Okla., and graduated from Lamont High School in 1957. She attended Northern Oklahoma Junior College at Tonkawa and then Oklahoma State University a...
Dorothy Jean Brooks 1928-2012
Dorothy “Jean” Brooks, 84, of Topeka, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012.
She was born March 30, 1928 in Chanute, the daughter of Scott and Turrah Bower Neptune. She attended Chanute High School.
She was an active member of the North Topeka Baptist Church where she served as a Sunday school teacher for 25 years, was the church clerk for 12 years and was active in Macedonian and Lay Witness Ministries.
Dorothy married Melvin Roy “Bud” Brooks on Oct. 2...
John Robert “Jack” Works 1917-2012
John Robert “Jack” Works, 94, of Humboldt, died peacefully Friday morning, Nov. 9, 2012 at his home.
He was born Dec. 4, 1917 in Humboldt, the son of George C. and Amelia Tholen Works.
He graduated from Humboldt High School in 1936, Iola Junior College in 1938, and Kansas State Agricultural College (now Kansas State University) in 1940.
After college, Jack returned to Humboldt, where he farmed in partnership with his brother George for 40 ...
Gary Brill 1941-2012
Gary Brill, 71, of Chanute, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 at the Heritage Health Care Center in Chanute.
Gary was born in Patterson, N.J., on March 7, 1941, the son of Harold and Novella Logan Brill. He graduated from East High School in Wichita.
Gary married Delores Martinez in 1969. She preceded him in death in 1996.
He enjoyed music and playing his harmonica.
Gary is survived by his children, Rochelle Carona and her husband, Don, of Prairievil...
Conard Eugene “Bud” Riley 1930-2013
Conard Eugene “Bud” Riley, 81, a lifelong resident of Fredonia, died on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at Fredonia Regional Hospital. He was born Dec. 23, 1930 in Fredonia, the son of Earl E. and¬† Beulah Lincoln Riley. Bud was a graduate of Fredonia High School and served in the United States Army. He was employed by General Portland Cement/Lafarge Corporation for 42 years.¬†
On Oct. 25, 1973 in Chanute, Bud was united in marriage to Jovannah Sue Mo...
Milton E. Jackson 1943-2012
Milton E. Jackson, 69, of Topeka, formerly of Chanute, died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 in Topeka after a 30-year struggle with diabetes and most recently Parkinson’s disease.
He was born May 23, 1943 in Chanute, the son of Jesse Lee and Frances Anna Briley Jackson. Despite having Polio, he played football in high school. He was a graduate of Chanute High School in 1961and graduated Neosho County Community College with an Associate’s Degree and at...