Beatrice “Bea” Elizabeth Hottenstein 1925-2011
Beatrice Hottenstein, 85, Humboldt, died Saturday, May 28, 2011 at Chanute Healthcare in Chanute.
Bea was born at Ft. Madison, Iowa on June 21, 1925, the daughter of Ross and Catherine Temborius Saddler. She graduated from St. Joseph Catholic School in Ft. Madison, Iowa in 1943.
She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Humboldt.
Bea is su...
Historical Society executive director offers explanation of Certified Local Government
Tribune staff In a correspondence with City Commissioner Martha McCoy, Executive Director for the Kansas State Historical Society Jennie Chinn recently attempted to clear up some of the concerns that residents and commissioners alike have voiced in regard to creating a Certified Local Government with the intention to eventually outline a historic district downtown. Much of the concern stems from the creation of a 500 foot environs zone when ...
USDA Rural Development to recognize Diebolt
LaHARPE — USDA Rural Development State Director Patty Clark will recognize key partners that promote the Agency’s housing programs, including Diebolt Lumber & Supply, LaHarpe, at 4:30 p.m. today. National Homeownership Month highlights USDA Rural Development’s success in providing homeownership opportunities to rural Americans. National Homeownership Month is observed each June to raise awareness about the vital role homeownership plays in...
Shyrell Lee (Cranor) Smith 1943-2011
Shyrell Lee (Cranor) Smith, 68, Pittsburg, went home to be with the Lord suddenly Sunday, May 22, 2011 as she was traveling to work as a registered nurse (RN) at Freeman East, Joplin, Mo. Shyrell’s death, due to injuries sustained in the Joplin tornado, is a tragic loss for all family, friends, and associates who were touched by her. Shyrell lived in Pittsburg, Kansas for the past 13 years. Prior she resided in Altoona, Fredonia, and Coffeyvi...
Anthony Charles “Charlie” Thompson 1923-2011
Anthony Charles “Charlie” Thompson, 87, Chanute, died Sunday, May 29, 2011 at the Heritage Health Care Center in Chanute. Charlie was born Nov. 1, 1923 in Moran, the son of Anthony Wayne and Jessie Rose Thompson. He graduated from Kincaid High School in 1941.
He was united in marriage to Elsie Mae Fraser on Nov. 9, 1987. She survives, of the home. Charlie was an electrical worker for the City of Iola until his retirement.
Along with his wife, ...
Ethel Lucille Tredway 1919-2011
Ethel Lucille Tredway, 91, Chanute, died Monday, May 30, 2011 at her residence.
Ethel was born at Walnut on Oct. 23, 1919, the daughter of Noble B. and Viola M. Critcher Puckett. She graduated from Walnut High School in 1937. She married Verle A. Tredway in Parsons on April 16, 1940. He preceded her in death on April 3, 1982.
Ethel enjoyed braiding rugs and making costumes for her grandchildren. She also loved spending time with her family, e...
Richard “Richy” Allen Barriger, Jr. 1973-2011
Richy Barriger, 38, Hays, died Friday, May 27, 2011 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.
Richy was born at Rawlins, Wyo., on Feb. 21, 1973, the son of Richard Allen Barriger, Sr., and Kathy Hecht Graves.
He loved spending time with his children and family. He also loved fishing, listening to music, hunting and the outdoors.
Richy is survived by two sons, Christian Barriger, Holcomb, and Shawn Barriger, Tacoma, Wash.; four daughters, Nichelle...
Janice K. McCoy 1941-2011
Janice K. McCoy, 70, life-long Erie resident, died Monday May 30, 2011 at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute after battling cancer since 2009.
She was born Feb. 11, 1941 at Erie, a daughter of Silas and Fleeta Hickman McCrary. She lived her life in the house she was born and raised in. She worked cleaning houses and businesses around Erie.
In May 1962 she and Ward L. McCoy were united in marriage at Miami, Okla. They la...
Judith Lea Hedden 1938-2011
Judith Lea Hedden, 72, Chanute, died Saturday, May 28, 2011 at her residence.
Judith was born at San Pedro, Calif., on Sept. 28, 1938, the daughter of Byron Adams and Lola Moritzky.
Judith is survived by one daughter, Erin Muninger; and one granddaughter, Kelly Hedden, Rogers, Ark. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Cremation has taken place.
A family memorial service will be held Saturday, June 4.
Memorials in her name may be made to ...
Neva Leah Stout 1936-2011
Neva Leah Stout, 75, Wichita, died Saturday, May 28, 2011.
Born and raised in Humboldt, she is survived by husband, Charles “Chick” Stout; daughters, Lana Symonds, Wichita, and Lori A. Baumhover, Joplin, Mo.; brothers Floyd Crawford, Wichita, and Joe Crawford, Reno, Nev.; and four grandchildren.
Funeral is 3 p.m. today, June 1. Memorial contributions may be made to Susan G. Koman Foundation.
Condolences may be offered at www.resth...
Chanute native dots film,
television screen as extra
Kathleen Carney Tribune Reporter Former Chanute resident Aimee Kennedy has worked on several feature films and television shows, brushing shoulders with some big names. She may not have starring roles in the films and on TV, but she is having a lot of fun being “part of the scenery,” as she described it, being an extra. She has been a part of Stranger Than Fiction, The Break Up, Resurrection Mary (an indie film), Fred Claus, Flags of Our F...
Neosho moves toward reopening vacated road
ERIE — Neosho County commissioners took a step toward reopening a vacated road at the request of several landowners. During the commission’s April 22 meeting, Chris N. Schwartz, Petrie Schwartz, Christian Schwartz, Jacob Schwartz, Samuel Schwartz, Chris J.R. Schwartz and Kyle Heater of Frontier Farm Credit requested that the county reopen 10th Road west of Irving toward Harper. The commission told the Schwartzes that when the road was vacated...
Tri-Valley charity golf tournament June 18
The 2011 Advanced Systems Homes charity golf tournament to benefit the Friends of Tri-Valley Foundation will be held Saturday, June 18 at Quarry Stone Golf Course in Chanute. “Advanced Systems Homes is again proud to sponsor this year’s Tri-Valley golf tournament,” states Darin Luebbering of Advanced Systems Homes. “Tri-Valley is a great asset to southeast Kansas and we are glad to help them with this fundraiser.Tri-Valley is a great organiza...
Fredrick F. James 1951-2011
Fredrick F. James, 60, Fredonia, ormerly of Springfield, Mo.,, died Thursday, May 26, 2011 at Fredonia Regional Hospital. He was born February 8, 1951 in Fredonia, the son of Francis S. and Claudine M. Akins James. He was a retired security guard.
Fred is survived by his mother, Claudine James, Fredonia; and three cousins, including Wallace D. White, Fredonia.
Graveside service will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 2 at the Farmington Cemetery, ...
Floyd A. Russell 1930-2011
Floyd A. Russell, 80, lifetime resident of rural Altoona, died Thursday, May 26, 2011 at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute. He was born July 30, 1930 in Neodesha, the son of Charley E. and Sadie Carver Russell. Floyd attended school in Altoona, where he graduated in 1948.
On Oct. 17, 1954 at the Altoona United Methodist Church, Floyd married Margaret J. Green. She survives, of the home.
Floyd spent his lifetime operating th...
Chanute Task Force members assist in search and rescue
Kathleen Carney Tribune Reporter A total of nine members of the Chanute Fire and Police Departments and two Emergency Medical Service workers from Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center responded to the devastation that took place in Joplin on Sunday evening. Cpt. Matt Miller, Lt. Vince Eagle, Lt. Pete Keating, firefighter Kyle McCue, firefighter Chad Small, and Lt. Dale Dowry were the responders from the fire department. Cpt. Kirk Steve...
Memorial Day service on Monday
George Culbertson, commander of American Legion Post 170, will lead Monday’s Memorial Day service at 10 a.m. in Memorial Park Cemetery on East 14th St.
The National Anthem will be performed by the Chanute High School Quartet led by Russ Vallier.
The invocation will be delivered by American Legion Chaplain Bob Geiger.
For many years it has been a tradition of the Memorial Day Service to have the reading of “Logan’s Orders,” the “Gettysburg A...
Veteran and five brothers served in World War II
Kathleen Carney Tribune Reporter 83-year-old World War II veteran Roy Adams will spend this Memorial Day like he has spent most others in recent years, remembering his five brothers, all of whom fought in WWII. He will start the day at the Urbana cemetery placing flags on the graves of his family members, and then he will put them on every grave in the cemetery. He plans on attending Avenue of Flags at Memorial Park Cemetery in Chanute as ...
Powers a fixture at Thayer Senior Citizen Center
Marilynn Rutledge Tribune Reporter THAYER – To celebrate her 88th birthday, the Thayer Senior Citizen Center held a birthday party Thursday afternoon for longtime manager Margaret Powers. Powers has run the center for the past 22 years, seeing everything from the fire that destroyed the old meeting place, a church in Thayer, to the construction of a new building in 1991. “I worked two years before that. We moved in here in August of ‘91, w...
Taylor closing out five years as assistant superintendent
Kathleen Carney Tribune Reporter Assistant Superintendent for Chanute Public Schools Kathryn Taylor will retire this year after five years in the district and 34 years working in education. Prior to working for USD 413 Taylor worked in Dodge City for nine years, some of which as Principal of Dodge City Middle School, and then Director of Secondary Education. She came back to Chanute, which is her hometown, five years ago, and plans on rema...