Kathy Sprague 1955-2011
Kathy Sprague, 56, Chanute, died Sunday April 3, 2011 at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
Kathy Lynn Sprague was born March 6, 1955 at Chanute, the daughter of Robert Dale and Oletha Roylynn Shrum Petty. She attended Chanute schools, graduating from Chanute High School in 1973. She attended Brown Mackie Business College in Salina and later attended and graduated from Independence Community College.
On April 4, 1976 at Chan...
Elizabeth “Betty” L. Stockebrand 1932-2011
Elizabeth “Betty” L. Stockebrand, 78, died Friday, April 1, 2011 at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka.
Betty was born April 3, 1932 in Toronto, the daughter of Paul and Luella Hatcher Gustin.
In February 1949, Betty was united in marriage to Charles Sowder. He preceded her in death in December 1974. On August 4, 1977 Betty was united in marriage to Gerald “Deed” Stockebrand at the United Methodist Church in Yates Center.
Betty lived in the...
Lyle P. Baker
Lyle P. Baker died Saturday, April 2, 2011. Judge Baker was the first Hearing Officer for Kansas 18th Judicial District. Since retiring in 1993, Judge Baker and his wife, Patty, have called the golfing community of Panorama Village, Texas their home.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia “Patty”; and three children, Gilbert Baker, New York City, New York, Gail Wilson and her husband, Shelby, Benton, Kan.; and Ardonna Cook and her husband, Bryce...
Dean Morris 1946-2011
Dean Morris, 64, Yates Center, died Saturday April 2, 2011 at the Coffey County Hospital in Burlington.
Dean was born Nov. 23, 1946, in Chanute, the son of Harold and Faye Martin Morris. He graduated from Yates Center High School and Allen County Community College. He served in the National Guard for six years.
On April 28, 1967, he married Elaine Newland. They moved back to Yates Center in 1978. He was in the cattle and oil business and retir...
Vernon Lee “Andy” Anderson 1928-2011
Vernon Lee “Andy” Anderson, 82, Chanute, died Thursday, March 31, 2011 at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.
Andy was born in the Vilas area, rural Chanute, on Dec. 21, 1928, the son of Herman Ruben and Margaret Anderson Anderson. He attended NCCC in Chanute and graduated with an AA in Education.
He was united in marriage to Virginia Williams on June 28, 1990 in Miami, Okla. She survives, of the home.
He taught school at Vilas for tw...
Donald M. “Don” Taylor 1923-2011
Donald M. “Don” Taylor, 87, longtime rural Walnut resident, died Thursday, March 31, 2011 at the Prairie Mission Retirement Village in St. Paul.
He was born Dec. 24, 1923 at rural Walnut to Guy and Florence Oldham Taylor. He grew up on the family farm near Walnut and attended Walnut schools, graduating from Walnut High School.
He served in the United States Navy during World War II. While in the Navy he was a boxer and played basketball on t...
Treva L. King Harvey 1913-2011
Treva L. King Harvey, 97, formerly of Buffalo, died Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at the Guest Home Estates in Chanute. Treva was born on Sept. 6, 1913 near Latham, to Orval and Sophia Winn King. Treva attended rural elementary schools and graduated from Latham High School in 1932.
On March 2, 1937 Treva married Carl Harvey in El Dorado. They moved to Buffalo in 1940. Her husband preceded her in death on Jan. 11, 1994.
Treva managed the Buffalo ...
Phyllis E. Stevens 1916-2011
Phyllis E. Stevens, 94, Blue Springs, Mo., died Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at Centerpoint Medical Center. Visitation will be Wednesday, April 6 from 10-11 a.m. at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel. Funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. at the High Prairie Methodist Church with burial in the High Prairie Cemetery.
Phyllis was born on Nov. 16, 1916 in Altoona, to Ernest and Bertha Travis. She attended Vilas High School and Pittsburg State Teachers Colleg...
Larry “Bones” Kessler, 65, Chanute, died Thursday, March 31, 2011 at his home in Chanute.
Cremation has taken place.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Penwell-Gabel Johnson Chapel.
A full obituary will follow at a later date.
Pauline L. Callarman 1907-2011
Pauline L. Callarman, 104, Somerset, Ky., formerly of Altoona, died Monday, March 28, 2011 at Somerset Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Pauline was born on March 16, 1907 in Belmont, the daughter of William Arthur and Mattie Bell VanDolah. Callarman was a homemaker and was a lifelong member of the Christian Church.
Survivors include four sons, Stephen Callarman, Somerset, Ky., Kenneth Callarman, East Peoria, Ill., William Callarman, Downers...
Virginia B. Johnson 1920-2011
Virginia B. Johnson, 91, longtime rural Erie resident, died Saturday, March 26, 2011 at the Prairie Mission Retirement Village in St. Paul.
She was born Feb. 7, 1920 on a farm north of Pleasanton, to Jon T. and Ethel Ison Slater. She grew up and graduated from high school there..
On Feb. 22, 1939 she and Wayne C. Johnson were married in Iola. After their marriage they briefly lived in Chanute, LaCygne and Osawatomie until 1951, when they moved...
Dorothy Katherine Warner 1918-2011
Dorothy Katherine Warner, 92, Humboldt, died Sunday, March 27, 2011 at the Pinecrest Nursing Home in Humboldt.
Dorothy was born on Dec. 31, 1918 in Chanute, the daughter of Jessie Vincent and Esther Christine Nylund Nelson. She graduated from high school and attended Neosho County Community College.
She was united in marriage to Howard MacKenzie Warner on August 26, 1944 at Woodside, San Mateo, Calif. He preceded her in death on Feb. 26, 200...
Betty Rose Nold 1931-2011
Betty Rose Nold, 79, Humboldt, died Sunday, March 27, 2011 at the Heritage Health Care Center in Chanute.
Betty was born in Bedford, Ind., on August 26, 1931, the daughter of Ferd and Lennie Jones Colvin.
She was united in marriage to Robert J. Nold on July 29, 1950 in Atlanta, Iowa. He preceded her in death on Sept. 4, 1993.
She was a homemaker.
Betty is survived by two daughters, Jewel Davis and her husband, Greg, Wichita, and Stephanie Sc...
Lillian L. Porter 1930-2011
Lillian L. Porter, 81, Fredonia, died Saturday, March 26, 2011 at The Golden Living Center in Fredonia. She was born Feb. 3, 1930 in Fredonia, the daughter of Armer and Sybil Short Porter. She was a 1948 graduate of Fredonia High School and received her Bachelor’s degree from Antioch College. She was employed by IBM her entire working life and retired to Fredonia in 1990.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, James Porter, and...
W. K. “Pete” Peters 1927-2011
W. K. “Pete” Peters, 84, McPherson, died Monday, March 28, 2011 at Promise Regional Medical Center, Hutchinson.
Pete was born in Buffalo on Feb. 24, 1927 the son of John William and Mabel Alberta Dryden Peters.
He attended the Chanute grade schools and high school.
Pete served in the U.S. Navy in WW II.
He was owner and operator of Peters Lumber Company.
William Keith “Pete” Peters was united in marriage to Betty Louise Stone on April 21, 19...
Katherine Betty Naff 1915-2011
Katherine Betty Naff, 95, Chanute, died with family in the comfort of her home on Thursday, March 24, 2011.
Betty, daughter of Arthur and Myrtle Clayton, was born Sept. 23, 1915 in Independence, where she grew up and graduated from Independence High School in 1933.
June 1, 1941, Betty married Floyd Walter Naff and created a family/friends oriented lifestyle in Chanute. Floyd partnered with Emmet Bolze to own and operate Naff and Bolze Hardw...
Marc Sterling Robinson 1954-2011
Marc Sterling Robinson, 56, Chanute, died Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at his home.
Marc was born in Chanute on Dec. 29, 1954 the son of William L. and Barbara Sue Arnett Robinson. He graduated from Beaumont High School, Beaumont, Calif. He moved with his family back to Chanute in 1972.
He was united in marriage to Michele Criger on June 26, 1974 in Chanute. They divorced in 1981.
Marc was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church in Chanute.
He is sur...
Larry Edward Phillips 1942-2011
Larry Edward Phillips, 68, Chanute, died at his home on Monday, March 21, 2011, after an extended illness.
Larry was born in Kansas City, Kan., on August 16, 1942, the son of George R. and Cinda Lorene Mumford Phillips.
He was united in marriage to Sandra Kay Allen on July 18, 1964 in Chanute. She survives, of the home.
Larry worked for Santa Fe Railroad as a foreman, retiring after 22 years. Most recently he was a door greeter for Wal-Mar...
Esther Christine Vick 1932-2011
Esther Christine Vick, 79, Chanute, died Sunday, March 20, 2011 at the Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita.
Esther was born in Thief River Falls, Minn., on Feb. 25, 1932 the daughter of Henry and Martha Mikkelson Hasby.
She was a homemaker.
Esther is survived by two sons, Samuel Wasley, Hartford, Wis., and Steven Wasley and wife, Patty, Thief River Falls, Minn.; three daughters, Valerie Raff and husband, Jack, Hubertus, Wis., Wanda Roth and husba...
Linda Wehrle 1945-2011
Linda Wehrle, 65, Shawnee, passed away peacefully, Friday, March 18, 2011 at Kansas City Hospice House following a valiant three-year struggle with ovarian cancer.
Linda was born Nov. 24, 1945 in Oklahoma City, Okla., and grew up in Chanute, graduating from Chanute High School in 1963. She attended Neosho County Community College, worked a short time for Hallmark Cards, Kansas City, Mo., and entered Wichita State University, graduating in 196...