Ruth Russell 1927-2010
Ruth Russell, 83, Overland Park, died Thursday, January 28, 2010.
She was born Jan. 15, 1927, in Chanute to Nathan and Eula Barker Hole.
On March 5, 1951, she married M.C. Russell. He died in September 2009.
She retired from Hallmark Card Co. in 1977.
Survivors include four brothers, Earl Wayne Hole, Greenwood, Mo., Xury Hole, Andover, Charles Hole, Chanute, and Lester Hole, Wichita; five sisters, Anna Fegel, Colleen Westendorf and Ivah Byer...
Robert N. ‘Bob’ Donovan 1928-2010
Robert N. “Bob” Donovan, 81, Chanute, died Friday, January 29, 2010, at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita.
He was born Feb. 8, 1928, in Chanute to Guy F. and Eva M. Brown Donovan. He graduated from Chanute High School in 1946.
He worked for Ash Grove Cement Company for 39 years. He also owned and operated Bob Donovan Contracting since 1959.
He married Wanda Lee DeArmond in Chanute on Dec. 30, 1950. She died on Aug. 15, 2007.
He was a me...
Engagement — Roseberry/Thomas
Martin and Gwen Roseberry, Chanute, and Raymond and Jodi Thomas, Burlington, announce the engagement of their children, Lindzey Diane Roseberry, Chanute, and Brandon Joseph Thomas, Burlington.
Roseberry is a 2001 graduate of Chanute High School and a 2008 graduate of Neosho County Community College. She is employed with My Town Media.
Thomas is a 2002 graduate of LeRoy High School and is employed with the City of Iola Water Plant.
Birth ¬≠— Robinson
Nick Robinson and Ashley Secrest, Chanute, announce the birth of their daughter, Khloe Nicole Robinson, born Dec. 1, 2009, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
She was welcomed home by a brother, Cadin, 12, and sister Kenzi, 5.
They are the grandchildren of Marguerite Robertson, Chanute, and Terry and Vicky Secrest, Neodesha.
They are the great-grandchildren of Tim and Leona Costin, Altoona, and Don and Doris Robertson, Chan...
Engagement — Angleton/Adwell
Doyle and Kathy Angleton and Roger and Melody Adwell, all of Chanute, announce the engagement of their children, Leah DeAnn Angleton and Stephen Douglas Adwell, both of Pittsburg.
Angleton will graduate in May with a Masters in Business Administration with a major in Accounting. She has accepted a position with ConocoPhillips in Bartlesville, Okla.
Adwell is a graduate of Labette County Community College with a degree in Recording Arts. He is...
Doris Kathlyn Gossett 1924 – 2010
Doris Kathlyn Gossett, 85, Chanute, died Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010 at the Chanute Health Care Center.
Doris was born in Erie on August 3, 1924, the daughter of Ralph and Frankie Rule Clemans. She grew up and attended schools in Chanute.
She was united in marriage to William “Bill” Gossett on March 15, 1941 in Chanute. They moved to Whittier, Calif., in 1946. He preceded her in death in April 2007.
She was a homemaker and worked as an Inspector...
Ellen Eleise Knock 1921-2010
Ellen Eleise Knock, 88, Chanute, died Tuesday, January 26, 2010, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.
She was born Aug. 8, 1921, in Chanute to Daniel E. and Laura L. Hodgden Bower. She graduated from Chanute High School and Chanute Junior College.
She married William C. Knock on Oct. 7, 1966. He died on July 13, 1998.
She worked as a manager of Independence Dry Cleaners.
Survivors include her children, Penny Williams Akridge, Tony Will...
Burris D. Milliron 1923-2010
Burris D. Milliron, 86, Parsons, died Monday, January 25, 2010, at his home. He had been in failing health.
He was born Oct. 20, 1923, in Buffalo to Orville and Ura Leone Landrith Milliron. He was a 1941 graduate of Buffalo High School.
He began a stint in the U.S. Air Force in 1943.
After other employment, he moved to Independence in 1955 where he worked as a trooper covering five counties. He retired from the highway patrol in 1981.
He and ...
Leroy J. Roedel 1934-2010
Leroy J. Roedel passed away Friday, January 22, 2010 at the Yates Center Health Care in Yates Center.
He was born December 18, 1934 in southeast Kansas.
Leroy served in the United States Army from October 1954 to September 1956 and spent some of that time in England.
He spent most of his life working as a mechanic in the Chanute area. Later he moved to California, Arizona, and later returned to live the rest of his life in Kansas near some of...
George Milton Lopeman Jr. 1945-2010
George Milton Lopeman Jr., 64, Gardner, died peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, January 17, 2010, at Villa St. Francis Nursing Home, Olathe, after a long battle with cancer.
He was born Oct. 12, 1945, in Chanute to Margaret and George Milton Lopeman Sr. He was the oldest of four children and graduated from Humboldt High School. He lived in Chanute most of his life, moved to the Kansas City area in 1991 and to Gardner in May 2009.
Charles Lowell Olson 1920 – 2010
Charles Lowell Olson, 89, Chanute, died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010 at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
Charles was born in Burr Oak, Kan., on May 14, 1920, the son of David W. and Lenore Callahan Olson.
He served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.
Charles was united in marriage to Florence Louise Sellegran on March 14, 1948 at the Friends Home Lutheran Church in Savonburg. She preceded him in deat...
Engagement — Cooper/Allen
Mike and Joyce Allen, Coffeyville, announce the engagement of their son, Flint Allen, Chanute, to Kiley Cooper, Hill City. She is the daughter of Bodie and Terry Cooper, Hill City.
Cooper is the granddaughter of Charles and Ellen Lewis, Hill City, Herb and Peggy Hachmeister, Natoma, and the late Chet Copper. She is a 2007 graduate of Hill City High School and is majoring in Elementary Education at Kansas State University.
Allen is the grandso...
Birth ¬≠— Carter
Lynn and Carrie Carter, Thayer, announce the birth of their son, Chance Lynn Carter, born Dec. 18, 2009, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.
Chance was welcomed home by two brothers, Dakota, 12, and Caden, 7.
They are the grandsons of Gary and Nyla Bongiorni, Thayer, and Gale and Retha Carter, Chanute.
Alice L. Luma 1920-2010
Alice L. Willitts Luma, 89, LeRoy, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 21, 2010, at the home of her daughter near LeRoy.
She was born April 29, 1920, in Van Wert, Ohio, to the Rev. Jesse and Jolia Pearl Hummel Hunter. She spent most of her early life in Jackson, Mich., and graduated from East Jackson High School.
On Oct. 24, 1936, she married Walter Wayne Willitts at Angolia, Ind. They made their home in Jackson until 1942 when they...
Birth ¬≠— Bolt
Missena Janae Bolt, Chanute, announces the birth of her son, Tanner Leland Bolt, born Jan. 8, 2010, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.
Tanner was welcomed home by a 4-year-old brother, Jeremiah Michael.
They are the grandsons of Steven and Carol Bolt, Chanute, and the great-grandsons of Jack Leech, Chanute, and Bill and Erma McCann, Elsmore.
Mildred Lefebvre 1927-2010
Mildred Lefebvre, 82, Halstead, died Thursday, January 21, 2010, at Halstead Health and Rehabilitation.
She was born Sept. 4, 1927, in Chanute to Winfield Scott and Rose Clark Patton.
On Jan. 4, 1947, she married Joseph A. Lefebvre Sr. at Yuma, Ariz. He died on June 30, 2008.
Survivors include two sons, Joseph Lefebvre Jr., Tacoma, Wash., and Tony Lefebvre, Colwich; two daughters, Kathy Haselhorst, Hays, and Becky Lefebvre, Colorado Springs, ...
Kenneth E. Shultz 1924-2010
Kenneth E. Shultz, 85, Chanute, died Monday, January 11, 2010, at the Via Christi St. Francis Hospital in Wichita.
He was born Sept. 25, 1924, in Wilson County to Floyd Dale and Nora Susan Sheler Shultz. He was a high school graduate and worked as an oil driller.
Survivors include a sister, Susan Sjoquist, Mesa, Ariz., and a brother, Worley T. Shultz, Ashland. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Cremation has taken place. No services are...
Etta L. ‘Granny’ Baugh 1912-2010
Etta L. “Granny” Baugh, 97, Chanute, died Sunday, January 17, 2010, at Neosho memorial Regional Medical Center.
She was born Nov. 19, 1912, to Frank Albert and Anna Edna Murdock Burger in Walnut.
On March 15, 1931, in Neosho, Mo., she married Oren Alvin “Skinny” Baugh. They were married for 51 years until his death on Oct. 4, 1982.
She was past matron of the Eastern Star of Walnut. She was a member of the Westview Southern Baptist Church. She...
Darrell James Rand 1955 – 2010
Darrell James Rand, 54, Chanute, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010 at his home.
Darrell was born in Mountain Home, Ark., on Dec. 17, 1955, the son of James Jefferson and Thelma Lee Richards Rand.
He worked as a security guard at Wolf Creek Power Plant.
Darrell is survived by an uncle, Leroy Rand of Ashland, Mo., and many cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Cremation has taken place.
Private family services will be held at a later dat...
Robert Perry Rhea 1914-2010
Robert Perry Rhea, 95, Yates Center, died Sunday, January 17, 2009, at Coffey County Hospital in Burlington.
He was born Dec. 3, 1914, in Rural Woodson County to Robert Walter and Ina M. Watts Rhea. He graduated from Yates Center High School and attended Emporia State University.
On Feb. 11, 1942, he enlisted in the U.S. Army. He attained the rank of Staff Sergeant before his Honorable Discharge on Jan. 23, 1946.
He married Betty Eloise Stark...