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Obituaries from April 2010

Sylvia Wedel Koehn (04/30/10)
Sylvia Wedel Koehn, daughter of Arthur and Dena Schmidt Wedel, was born on Feb. 7, 1936, in Isabella, Okla. She peacefully departed this earthly life after a lingering illness at her home near Walker, Mo., on April 28, 2010, reaching the age of 74 years...
Shirley Flake (04/29/10)
Shirley Flake, 73, of Schell City, died Tuesday, April 27, 2010, at St. Joseph Medical Center, in Kansas City, Mo. Graveside services will be held Monday, May 3, 2010, at The Green Lawn Cemetery, in Schell City. Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m., Sunday, May 2, at the Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home, in Schell City. with Eastern Star services at 4 p.m. Friends may call after noon on Sunday at the Funeral Home...
Shirley Jean Thompson (04/29/10)
Shirley Jean Thompson, 74, Nevada, died on Tuesday, April 27, 2010, at Nevada Medicalodge. She was born Oct. 28, 1935 in Vernon County, Mo., to Alfha Rusk Thompson and Velma Fern Oxford Thompson. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada...
Barbara Ann Shumaker (04/29/10)
Barbara Ann Shumaker, 58, Nevada, passed away on Tuesday, April 27, 2010, at her home in Nevada following a lengthy illness. She was born Aug. 31, 1951, in Nevada, to John J. Holland and Ethel F. Rackley Holland. She married Raymond L. Shumaker on May 29, 1971, in Nevada, and he survives of the home...
Lloyd H. Earnest (04/27/10)
On Monday, April 19, 2010, after a courageous battle with cancer, the Lord took home his child and faithful servant, Lloyd H. Earnest, 60, of Nevada. He was born on Dec. 9, 1949, to Comelious and Molly Francis Earnest in Tinsman, Ark., He accepted Christ as his personal savior as a young child, and lived his life as a testimony to his faith...
Tommy "Tom" Dean Allen (04/24/10)
Funeral services for Tommy "Tom" Dean Allen, 63, of Cleburne, Texas, will be conducted at 2 p.m., Monday, April 26, 2010, in the Rosser Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Randy McLelland officiating. Burial will follow in Greenacres Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, April 25, at the funeral home...
Richard David DeSpain (04/23/10)
Richard David DeSpain, 78, Nevada, passed away on Wednesday, April 21, 2010, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo., following a lengthy illness. He was born Sept. 19, 1931, in St. Joseph, Mo., to David Lewis DeSpain and Reva Seyble DeSpain. He married Marjorie Key on Jan. 1, 1951, in Troy, Kan., and she survives of the home...
John Newton Harlow III (04/23/10)
John Newton Harlow III, 87, Nevada, passed away on Tuesday, April 20, 2010, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada. He was born May 17, 1922, in Hominy, Okla., to John Harlow II and Vida Wison Harlow. He was married to Jaye Stockton and she preceded him in death. He later married Adeline Harlow and she preceded him in death in 2008...
Richard D. DeSpain (04/22/10)
Richard D. DeSpain, 78, of Nevada, died on Wednesday, April 21, 2010, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, in Joplin. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.
John Newton Harlow III (04/22/10)
John Newton Harlow III, 87, Nevada, died on Wednesday, April 21, 2010, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada. Family information and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.
Gordon Henry Kranz (04/22/10)
Gordon Henry Kranz, 80, Nevada, passed away on Wednesday, April 21, 2010, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo., following an illness of several weeks. He was born June 29, 1929, in Holton, Kan., to Henry Ferdinand Kranz and Sarah Roxie Jennings Kranz. He married Lulu Somers on Nov. 22, 1953, in Salina, Kan., and she survives of the home...
John W. Chadd Sr. (04/20/10)
John W. Chadd Sr., 86, Milo, Mo., passed away at his home on Saturday, April 17, 2010. John was born on March 5, 1924, in Milo, to Glen Jeremiah Chadd and Eva Blanche Slates Chadd. He married Margaret J. Baker on Feb. 14, 1947, in Fort Scott, and she preceded him in death in 2005...
Lee Roy Sparks (04/20/10)
Lee Roy Sparks, 84, Nevada, passed away Sunday, April 18, 2010, at the Kansas City Hospice House, Kansas City, Mo. He was born Nov. 11, 1925, in Shawnee, Okla., to Roy Francis Sparks and Mary Verna Banion Sparks. He was married for 63 years to the love of his life, Eva Mahurin, and she survives of the home...
Leland Dalton (04/20/10)
Leland Dalton, age 87, of Nevada, passed away on Sunday, April 18, 2010, at his home in Nevada. Lee retired from the Prudential Insurance Company after 33 years of service in the Nevada area. Lee served in the Army Air Corps during World War II while stationed in Halesworth, England...
Betty Jean Fisher (04/20/10)
Betty Jean Fisher, 78, Sheldon, Mo., passed away on Monday, April 19, 2010, at Carthage Health and Rehab Center, Carthage Mo., following a lengthy illness. She was born on July 20, 1931, in Los Animos, Colo., to Luther Grant and Sylvia Irene Atkinson. She was married to Earl Lee Fisher on May 1, 1954, in New Mexico and he survives of the home...
G. Steven Jadlot (04/20/10)
G. Steven Jadlot passed away on Saturday, April 17, 2010. He was a member of the Kansas State University Alumni, West Point Parents Club and Concord Baptist Church. He was the beloved husband of Kathryn Jadlot (nee Smith); dear father of Travis (Jennifer) Jadlot; dear grandfather of Lily and Owen Jadlot; dear son of the late Gerald and Lucile Jadlot; dear brother of Terry (Sandra), Dennis, Charles (the late Nancy) and Randy (Jane) Jadlot and Barbara (Butch) Renwick; dear brother-in-law of Debby Smith; our dear nephew, uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend.. ...
David Errol Willeman (04/17/10)
David Errol Willeman, 60, Ft. Smith, Ark., passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 12, 2010, at Kaufman Presbyterian Hospital, Kaufman, Texas. He was born July 6, 1949, in Ottawa, Kan., to Ernest Errol Willeman and Kathryn Mignon Hereford Willeman. He married Debra L. Souders on June 29, 1974, in Gower, Mo., and she survives of the home...
Edna Elsielee (Luney) Kramer (04/17/10)
Edna Elsielee (Luney) Kramer, age 84, of El Dorado Springs, Mo., departed her life at St. John Regional Medical Center, Springfield, Mo., at 7:30 p.m., on April 14, 2010. She was a twin born on Dec. 25, 1925, to Galileo and Lucy (Ames) Luney, the last living sibling, ninth child of 10 children...
Lavon (Bonnie) Meek (04/17/10)
Lavon (Bonnie) Meek, 96, Fort Scott, died early Friday morning April 16, 2010, at the Mercy Health Center. She was born April 8, 1914, in Hiattville, Kan., the daughter of Jesse D. and Anna K. (Cordts) Warren. She married Wayne Dwight Meek on Dec. 29, 1935. They were married for 65 years. He preceded her in death Sept. 15, 2001...
Ronald Raymond Durbin Sr. (04/17/10)
Ronald Raymond Durbin Sr., age 68, resident of Fort Scott, died Thursday, April 15, 2010, at his home following a cancer illness. He was born May 16, 1941, in Devon, Kan., the son of Ward Augustus Durbin and Ethel Caroline Phillips Durbin. He served his country in the United States Army. ...
Danny (Boone) Maus (04/15/10)
Danny (Boone) Maus, of Schell City, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 12, 2010, at Freeman West Hospital, in Joplin, after struggling with health problems since 1993. Danny was born Aug. 8, 1949, in Centerville, Iowa, the son of Claude David and Mary Ellen (Davis) Maus. ...
Norma Lee Howell Brown Armstrong (04/15/10)
Norma Lee Howell Brown Armstrong, 84, of Jefferson City, Mo., formerly of Nevada, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at Heisinger Bluffs in Jefferson City, Mo. She was born Dec. 31, 1925, in Clinton, Mo. to James Howell and Mabel Gray. Norma lived her early years in Nevada, and was a 1943 graduate of Nevada High School. ...
Norma Lee Armstrong (04/15/10)
Norma Lee Armstrong, 84, Jefferson City, Mo., formerly of Nevada, passed away Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at Heisinger Bluffs Care Center in Jefferson City. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 17, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, with pastor David Rorabaugh officiating. Interment will follow in Antioch Cemetery in Nevada...
Joyce Elaine Farmer (04/14/10)
Joyce Elaine Farmer, 55, Nevada, passed away Friday, April 9, 2010, at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada following a lengthy illness. She was born Sept. 1, 1954, in Fort Scott, to Verlin Simmons and Barbara Baysinger Simmons. She was married Sept. 3, 2004, in Nevada, to Jack Farmer and he survives of the home...
Danny Maus (04/14/10)
Danny Maus, 60, of Schell City, died Monday, April 12, 2010, at Freeman West Hospital, in Joplin. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m., on Friday, April 16, at the Green Lawn Cemetery with burial following. Memorials are suggested to Schell City Rural Fire Department in care of the Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home. Friends may call after 1 p.m., on Thursday, at the Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home, in Schell City...
Peter Yee-Chung Chei (04/14/10)
Peter Yee-Chung Chei, 65, of Freistatt, Mo., passed away at 4:18 a.m. on Saturday, April 10, 2010, at the St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo. He was born on Nov. 18, 1944 in Xi'an China, the son of Andrew Li-Chung and Pricilla Wei-Chow Chei. Peter moved to Springfield, from Hong Kong in 1964, where he attended Evangel College. ...
George A. Meyer (04/13/10)
George A. Meyer, 96, died on Sunday, April 11, 2010, at Ellinwood, Kan. Services will be 10 a.m., Saturday, April 17, at St. John's Lutheran Church, in Ellinwood, with burial at 3 p.m., Saturday, at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, in Tampa, Kan. Memorials are suggested to St. John's Lutheran Church, Ellinwood, Kan.; St. John's Lutheran Church, Tampa, Kan.; or to Ellinwood Area Health Care Foundation in care of Kimple Funeral Home, 113 N. Main, Ellinwood, KS 67526-1639...
Earl Eugene Dennis (04/13/10)
Earl Eugene Dennis, 87, of Walker, died on Friday, April 9, 2010, at Christian Health Care of Nevada. Earl was born Sept. 9, 1922, in Nevada to James Allen and Emma (Current) Dennis. On Feb. 12, 1943, he was married in Seattle, Wash., to Maurine F. Dally and she preceded him in death on Feb. 5, 2004...
Una Erline Bowles (04/13/10)
Una Erline Bowles, age 85, former resident of Deerfield, died Saturday, April 10, 2010, at the home of family members in Mapleton, Kan. She was born Oct. 28, 1924, in Redfield, Kan., the daughter of Harry E. Wilson and Pearl Gunsolley Wilson. Una was a 1942 graduate of Fort Scott High School. She married Lawrence Bowles on March 20, 1943, in Nevada. She worked for 20 years as a seamstress for Key Works Clothes both in Nevada and Fort Scott. She was a member of the Deerfield Church of God...
Joyce Elaine Farmer (04/10/10)
Joyce Elaine Farmer, 55, Nevada, passed away Friday, April 9, 2010, at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada following a lengthy illness. Memorial services and family information will be provided later by Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. View obituary and send condolences on line at www.ferryfuneralhome.com...
Jean Ann Rittenhouse (04/10/10)
Jean Ann Rittenhouse, 67, of Pleasanton, Kan, died Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at Kansas City, Hospice House, Kansas City, Mo. Memorial graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 17, 2010 at the Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Mound City, Kansas. Contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society or Disabled American Veterans. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.coffelschneider.com...
Hazel Marie Konantz Stapleton (04/10/10)
With her three daughters by her side, Hazel Marie Konantz Stapleton, 87, died late Wednesday evening April 7, 2010, at Aberdeen Village, Olathe, Kan. She was born Feb. 1, 1923, in Fort Scott, the daughter of Bruder and Hazel Marie (Bicknell) Konantz...
Harvey Dean Crandall (04/10/10)
Harvey Dean Crandall, 88, died April 8, 2010, at Eaglecrest Retirement Community, Salina, Kan. Harvey was born Oct.12, 1921, the son of Robert and Della (Croxton) Crandall, in Wichita, Kan. He graduated from Wichita East High and later attended Kansas State University and Fort Scott Community College. ...
Mary Edna Reese (04/09/10)
Mary Edna Reese, 91, of Schell City, died Wednesday, April 7, 2010, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 10, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, in Nevada. Visitation will be at 7-8 p.m., today, at the Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home, in Schell City. Cremation will follow service...
Thornton E. Spencer (04/09/10)
Thornton E. Spencer, 91, of Nevada, passed away on March 30, 2010, at the home of his daughter. Thornton was born Sept. 11, 1918, in Clinton, Ill., to Carl and Minnie M. (Florey) Spencer. He grew up in Vernon County, Mo., and graduated from Walker High School in 1937. Thornton spent his life as a farmer in the Walker area before moving to Nevada...
Marguerite M. Feldmann (04/06/10)
Marguerite M. Feldmann, 82, Nevada, passed away on Sunday, April 4, 2010, at Christian Health Care in Nevada. She was born on Aug. 3, 1927 ,to Charles and Della Randall Dilly at their farm near Madison, S.D., Herman Township, Lake County. She attended high school in Colman, S.D. ...
Harold O. Kenney (04/06/10)
Harold O. Kenney, 86, of Nevada, died April 2, 2010, at Freeman West Hospital, in Joplin. Funeral services were held Monday, April 5, at 2 p.m., at the Heuser Funeral Home in Rich Hill, with burial and military rites in the Balltown Cemetery, in Horton, Mo. The family received friends from 1:30 p.m., until the time of service on Monday. The family suggests memorial contributions to the donor's choice...
Gregory F. Leonard (04/03/10)
Gregory F. Leonard, 64, of Nevada, died on Wednesday, March 31, 2010, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo. He was born July 25, 1945, in Chicago, Ill., to James Fox Leonard and Mildred Lucille McCaghy Leonard. Greg came to Nevada at age 15 to live with his aunt and uncle, Alice and Roy Hill. ...
William E. Palmer (04/03/10)
William E. Palmer, age 67, of Springfield, Mo., passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2010, in his home. He was born Oct. 3, 1942, in St. Clair County, Mo., to Charles Edward and Fern (Potter) Palmer. His parents Charles Edward and Fern Palmer, brother James Palmer and a sister Mary Swopes preceded him in death...
Hazel Marie Maxwell (04/03/10)
Hazel Marie Maxwell, age 85, former resident of Presbyterian Village, and more recently of Medicalodge, died early Friday, April 2, 2010, at Mercy Health Center. Arrangements are under the direction of Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott.
Thornton E. Spencer (04/01/10)
Thornton E. Spencer, 91, of Nevada, died on Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at his home under the care of Hospice. Funeral services will be held Friday, April 2, at Evergreen Memorial Chapel, Nevada. Burial will be in Newton Burial Park. Arrangements are under the direction of Evergreen Memorial Chapel...
Johnnie "Dee" Dabbs (04/01/10)
Johnnie "Dee" Dabbs, 74, Sheldon, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at Barton County Memorial Hospital in Lamar, Mo. He was born June 13, 1935, in Stark City, Mo., to Hugh M. Dabbs and Lottie Mary O'Niel Dabbs. Dee was employed by O'Sullivan Industries for several years, retiring in 1997...
James Leroy Tipling (04/01/10)
James Leroy Tipling, 76, died March 26, 2010, at St. John's hospital in Springfield, Mo., after a brief illness. He was born in Atchison, Kan., on Feb.4, 1934. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Edith Tipling of Arrington, Kan. and a son, Scott Tipling of Kansas City...