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4 January 2012

Howard, Charles Wayne born 3/28/1935 at Louisburg, KS and died 12/30/2011 at Girard, KS
Parents: Orris Wayne and Edna Lanore Edith York Howard
Spouse(s): Dottie Jean Lowery (m Drexel, MD), Nora Lea Taylor (m Somerset, KS)
Relatives: James Justin Howard - brother, Louella Marie Howard - sister, Paul J. Howard - nephew
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald website on 1/4/2012, death notice published on the Osawatomie Graphic website on 1/4/2012

Ison, Nadine died 12/28/2011 at Mound City, KS, buried at Pleasanton Cemetery
death notice published on the Osawatomie Graphic website on 1/4/2012

MacBride, Catherine Ann "Kate" died 12/26/2011 at Kansas City, KS
death notice published on the Osawatomie Graphic website on 1/4/2012

Miller, Joan C (Rieke) born 11/4/1935 at Cleveland, OH and died 12/31/2011 at Kansas City, MO, buried at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Shawnee, KS
Relatives: Sharon Miller - daughter, Michelle Miller - daughter, Lisa Miller - daughter (her partner Pat Phillips), Denise Newkirk - daughter (her husband David), Rodney Miller II - son, David Miller - son (his wife Erin), 10 grandchildren
obituary published on the Miami County Republic (KS) website on 1/4/2012

Peuser, Mary Rose (Hyrup) born 4/29/1931 at Basalt, CO and died 12/29/2011 at Olathe, KS, buried at Holy Cross Cemetery, Paola, KS
Parents: Walter J. and Eva Marie Letty Hyrup
Spouse(s): Harold F. Peuser (m 17 Sep 1955 Basalt, CO)
Relatives: John Hyrup - brother, Ann Marie Peuser - daughter, Pat Peuser - daughter, Dale Peuser - son, Mark Peuser - son, Pete Peuser - son (his wife Missy), Rita Kennedy - daughter (her husband Larry), Jerry Peuser - son, Mike Peuser - son, Eugenia Grant - sister, JoAnn Grant - sister; in-laws: Mary Peuser, Robert and Bette Peuser, Mary Ann Peuser, Dolores Meier, Mike and Joanne McElheney, Phyllis Hyrup; 11 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald, Miami County Republic and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 1/4/2012

Pinkerton, John Edward born 8/2/1953 at Kansas City, MO and died 12/25/2011 at Olathe, KS
Parents: Wayne and Patricia Pinkerton
Spouse(s): Susan Miller (m 1971; three children), Sonya Cunningham (m 1995; one daughter)
Relatives: Erick Pinkerton - son (first marriage), Elijah Pinkerton - son (first marriage), Rachel Pinkerton - daughter (first marriage), Rebecca "Becky" Pinkerton - daughter (second marriage), Courtney Roberts - stepdaughter, Kaylene Ortbals - stepdaughter, Jarah Snelling - stepdaughter, Perry Snelling - stepson, Catherine Tirado - sister, Joseph Pinkerton - brother, three grandchildren, four step-grandchildren
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 1/4/2012

Shelton, Kenny born 4/27/1931 at Hazard, KY and died 12/25/2011 at Louisburg, KS
Parents: Bart and Mable Candler Shelton
Spouse(s): Mary Jo Kueser (m 14 Apr 1970)
Relatives: Tina Shelton - daughter, Lexi [surname not given] - granddaughter (daughter of Tina Shelton), Marisa Pool - granddaughter, Dawn Shelton - daughter, Alene Feltner - sister, Stacy Lancaster - daughter, Dylan Lancaster - grandson, Max Lancaster - grandson, Dawn Shelton - daughter, Levi Mathews - grandson, Shelby Pool - granddaughter, Sherman Shelton - son, Sonya Ruliz - great-granddaughter, Lana Shelton - great-granddaughter, Noah Hernandez - great-grandson, Tristen Hernandez - great-grandson, Cooper Hernandez - great-grandson, Debbie Brinson - daughter, Gannon Brinson - grandson, Jean Rusk - sister
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald and Miami County Republic websites on 1/4/2012

6 January 2012

Miller, Joan C (Rieke) born 11/4/1935 at Cleveland, OH and died 12/31/2011 at Kansas City, MO, buried at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Shawnee, KS
Relatives: Sharon Miller - daughter, Michelle Miller - daughter, Lisa Miller - daughter (her partner Pat Phillips), Denise Newkirk - daughter (her husband David), Rodney Miller II - son, David Miller - son (his wife Erin), 10 grandchildren
obituary published on the Miami County Republic Friday Edition (KS) website on 1/6/2012

11 January 2012

Cartwright, Georgie Louise died 12/18/2011 at Live Oak, CA, buried at Chapel Hills Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, KS
Relatives: Lucille Whitney - sister, Lela Sharp - sister
death notice published on the Miami County Republic (KS) website on 1/11/2012

Deskines, MeLisa DeShell (Gibson) born 4/4/1969 at Emporia, KS and died 12/27/2011 at Emporia, KS, buried at Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Emporia, KS
Parents: Richard Gibson - father, Virginia "Ginger" Lynch Gibson Grove - mother, Janice Gibson - stepmother, Alan Grove - stepfather
Spouse(s): Scott Deskines (m 7 Feb 1992 Emporia, KS)
Relatives: Kevin Gibson - brother (his wife Tina), Lena Lynch - great-grandmother, Margy Gibson - grandmother, Curtis Gibson - grandfather, Robert Lynch - grandfather, Kenneth W. Lynch - uncle
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald website on 1/11/2012

Houtman, Kenneth Eugene died 1/7/2012 at Kansas City, MO
Spouse(s): Judy Houtman
Relatives: Anne Houtman Prouty - daughter, Elaine Houtman Byron - daughter, Kathy Houtman - daughter
death notice published on the Miami County Republic (KS) website on 1/11/2012

Koontz, Donald Philip "Don" died 1/5/2012 at Lakewood, CO, buried at Roselawn Memorial Cemetery
Spouse(s): Fern Koontz
Relatives: Arlene Folks - daughter, Gloria Folsom - daughter, Donald Koontz - son, Karen Barrett - stepdaughter, Saundra Sheffer - stepdaughter, five stepgrandchildren, six stepgreat-grandchildren
death notice published on the Miami County Republic (KS) website on 1/11/2012

Prothe, Norman H born at Paola, KS and died 12/26/2012 at Seaford, DE, buried at Springhill Memory Gardens, Hebron [MD]
Parents: Frank J. and Laura H. Prothe
Spouse(s): Ida Lucille Prothe (1st wife), Freda Prothe (2nd wife)
Relatives: Joan Ruth Prothe - daughter, Janice E. Bull - daughter, Teresa K. Prothe - daughter, Vickie Lynn Nestor - daughter, John W. Hensley - stepson, Lonnie Hensley - stepdaughter, Daniel Davis - stepson, Colleen Dean - stepdaughter, Wilma Browning - sister, Laverda Alvis - sister, 10 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild, 16 stepgrandchildren, 16 stepgreat-grandchildren
obituary published on the Miami County Republic (KS) website on 1/11/2012

Runyan, Robert B died 1/6/2012 at Butner, NC
death notice published on the Miami County Republic (KS) website on 1/11/2012

Seamands, Jay C born 1/17/1951 at Gardner, KS and died 1/7/2012 at Paola, KS, buried at Gardner Cemetery, Gardner, KS
Parents: Chester Ray Seamands and Ellen Grace Herndon Seamands
Spouse(s): Tammy Wenski (m 11 Oct 2002)
Relatives: Lola Myers - sister, David Seamands - son, Jason Seamands - son, Dustin Seamands - son, Bryan Wenski - stepson, Eric Wenski - stepson, Reta Jo James - sister, and Gwen Hoover - sister, Kyle Baughman - grandson, David Seamands II - grandson, Tyler Wenski - grandson, Olivia Wenski - granddaughter
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald, Miami County Republic and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 1/11/2012

Smith, Ruth Lang ( ) born 12/16/1914 at Plevna, KS and died 11/18/2011 at Baltimore, MD, buried at Miami Cemetery, Miami Co, KS
Spouse(s): Alan B. Smith (m 14 Aug 1938 Sand Springs, OK; d 2000)
Relatives: Norman Lang Smith - son (his wife Rona), Adam Goldsmith - step-grandson, Julie Goldsmith - step-granddaughter, Susannah Goldsmith - great-granddaughter, Harlan Goldsmith - great-grandson, Jake Rosenberg - great-grandson, Zoe Rosenberg - great-granddaughter
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald (KS), Miami County Republic (KS) and Osawatomie Graphic (KS) websites on 1/11/2012

Smitheran, Emily Irene (Riley) [Chandler] born 7/17/1927 at La Cygne, KS and died 12/25/2011 at Brighton, MO, buried at Green Valley Cemetery, Osawatomie, KS
Parents: Edwin and Eva Leona Bartlett Riley
Spouse(s): E. J. (Red) Chandler (d 1969; 2 children), Raymond Smitheran
Relatives: Greg A. Chandler - son (his wife Ruth), Barbara Lingo - daughter (her husband David), Margaret Wilson - sister, 5 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren
obituary published on the Osawatomie Graphic (KS) website on 1/11/2012

Spizenberger, James J born 12/19/1915 at La Cygne, KS and died 1/6/2012 at Osawatomie, KS, buried at Paola Cemetery, Paola, KS
Parents: George and Pearl Rhynerson Spitzenberger
Spouse(s): Alta M. Barnes (m 8 Sep 1940)
Relatives: Baveta Ulery - sister, Ruby Ogrodnik - sister, Moricene McBride - sister, Judy Blackburn - daughter (her husband Ron), Don Spitzenberger (his wife Leslie), 9 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald, Miami County Republic and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 1/11/2012

Waite, Kenneth Herbert born 6/17/1919 at Columbia, MO and died 1/8/2012 at Louisburg, KS
Parents: Hiram and Mary Katherine Hooper Waite
Spouse(s): Dorothy Wells (m 8 Mar 1949 Paola, KS)
Relatives: Robert Waite - brother, Steve Waite - son, Mark Waite - son, Mike Waite - son (his wife Pam), Robert Waite - son (his wife Donna), Mary Jo Weers - daughter (her husband Arnold), Shawn Weers - grandson, 6 grandchildren [unnamed], 10 great-grandchildren [unnamed]
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald, Miami County Republic and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 1/11/2012

13 January 2012

Lewis, Janet (Panner) born 10/20/1928 at Shawnee, OK and died 1/10/2012 at Osawatomie, KS
Parents: Elmer N. and Irene Murphy Panner
Spouse(s): Ted E. Lewis (m 30 Jan 1949 Shawnee, OK)
Relatives: Gordon Lewis - son, Gregg Lewis - son, Irene Murphy - daughter; six grandchildren, Melanie, Matt, Katie, Peter, London and Sarah; five great-grandchildren, Pierce, Quinn, Anthony, Tristan and Reed
obituary published on the Miami County Republic Friday Edition website on 1/13/2012

Runyan, Robert B Maj born 10/25/1943 at Kansas City, MO and died 1/6/2012 at Butner, KS, buried at Louisburg Cemetery, Louisburg, KS
Parents: Ward Boyd and Bernice Allene Runyan
Relatives: Ann Miranda - sister (her husband Francis), Sara Miranda - niece, Sam Miranda - nephew, Bill Miranda - nephew
obituary published on the Miami County Republic Friday Edition (KS) website on 1/13/2012

18 January 2012

Brown, Coleen Edith (Townsend) born 9/25/1927 at Marshalltown, IA and died 1/16/2012 at Paola, KS
Parents: Harry Friend Townsend and Veva Etta Patterson Townsend
Spouse(s): Marion Lee Brown (m 9 Jun 1946 Sheraton, IA)
Relatives: Wayne Townsend - brother, Carroll Townsend - brother, Max Townsend - brother, Donald Townsend - brother, Kenneth Townsend - brother, Marilyn Langston - daughter, Mary Melton - daughter, Brenda Hallstrom - daughter, Ruth Follen - sister, Myron Townsend - brother; grandchildren: Michael Langston of Shawnee, Trevor Langston of Plano, Texas, Jason Langston of Kansas City, Kan., Jennifer Duggin of Woodbury, Tina Melton of Woodbury, Cody Hallstrom of Overland Park, Baker Hallstrom and Mackenzie Hallstrom; 5 great-grandchildren
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald, Miami County Republic and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 1/18/2012

Lewis, Janet (Panner) born 10/20/1928 at Shawnee, OK and died 1/10/2012 at Osawatomie, KS
Parents: Elmer N. and Irene Murphy Panner
Spouse(s): Ted Lewis (m 30 Jan 1949 Shawnee, OK)
Relatives: Owen M. Panner - brother, Mary Anne Panner Price - sister, Gordon Lewis - son, Gregg Lewis - son, Irene Murphy - daughter; six grandchildren: Melanie, Matt, Katie, Peter, London and Sarah; and five great-grandchildren: Pierce, Quinn, Anthony, Tristan and Reed
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 1/18/2012

Runyan, Robert B Maj born 10/25/1943 at Kansas City, MO and died 1/6/2012 at Butner, NC, buried at Louisburg Cemetery, Louisburg, KS
Parents: Ward Boyd and Bernice Allene Runyan
Relatives: Ann Miranda - sister (her husband Francis), Sara Miranda - niece, Sam Miranda - nephew, Bill Miranda - nephew
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald (KS), Miami County Republic (KS) and Osawatomie Graphic (KS) websites on 1/18/2012

Shipley, Bobby Dean born 9/13/1948 at Fort Scott, KS and died 1/15/2012 at Osawatomie, KS, buried at Mapleton Cemetery
Parents: Ralph Richard Shipley and Fern Maxine Dennis Shipley
Relatives: Rick Shipley - brother, Sam Shipley - brother (his wife Marilyn)
obituary published on the Osawatomie Graphic website on 1/18/2012

Thuro, Dwight W "Rabbit" Sr born 7/25/1943 at Belton, MO and died 1/15/2012 at Wellsville, KS, buried at Wellsville Cemetery, Wellsville, KS
Parents: Ralph Flint and Cora Hala Noyce Thuro
Spouse(s): Nancy Kay Kirkland (m 7 Dec 1962 Princeton, [KS/MO]; d 24 May 2003)
Relatives: Michael Thuro - son (his wife Julie), Dwight Thuro, Jr. - son (his wife Anne), Marc Thuro - son (his wife Tijen), Misti Thuro - daughter, Christine Rene - daughter (d 1991), Jennie Dell Thane - sister (her husband Marius), Jean Ann Wood - sister (her husband Larry), one sister - not named, seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren
obituary published on the Miami County Republic website on 1/18/2012

20 January 2012

Ford, Wiliam F died 1/13/2012 at Osawatomie, KS
Relatives: Jack W. Ford - brother, Betty June Baggs - sister, Danny Baggs - nephew, Kathy Mills - niece
death notice published on the Miami County Republic Friday Edition website on 1/20/2012

Nicoldi, Letha ( ) died 1/16/2012 at Paola, KS, buried at Modesto, CA
Relatives: Shirley Buie - daughter
death notice published on the Miami County Republic Friday Edition website on 1/20/2012

25 January 2012

Bush, Virginia Sue "Suzie" ( ) died 1/14/2012 at ,
Relatives: Rick Bush - son, Randy Bush - son, Amy Cramer - daughter, six grandchildren
death notice published on the Miami County Republic website on 1/25/2012

Jordan, Patrick Dean born 3/17/1959 at Topeka, KS and died 1/21/2012 at Olathe, KS, buried at Odense Cemetery, Erie, KS
Parents: Louis Glenn and Ella Louise Jordan
Spouse(s): Paula Folden (m 5 Aug 1988; div 2006)
Relatives: Joshua Jordan - son, Rebekah Shafer - daughter, one grandson, Jeff Jordan - brother, Randy Jordan - brother, Mike Jordan - brother, Galen Jordan - brother, Duane Jordan - brother, Linda Flinner - sister, Sherry Troxel - sister, Jennifer Reaves - sister
obituary published on the Miami County Republic and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 1/25/2012

Rosner, Ora E "Betty" (Oliver) died 1/19/2012 at Overland Park, KS, buried at Holy Rosary Cemetery
Spouse(s): Tom "Bud" Rosner (m 27 Aug 1945; d abt 2011)
Relatives: Thomas Rosner - son, Jr., Cheryl Caldarelli - daughter, Terrence Rosner - son
death notice published on the Louisburg Herald and Miami County Republic websites on 1/25/2012

Spencer, Gary died 1/18/2012 at Greeley, KS, buried at St. Boniface Cemetery, Scipio, KS
Spouse(s): Colette Spencer
Relatives: Sean Spencer - son, Michael Spencer - son, Amy Malone - daughter, Sharon Spencer - sister, 12 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren
death notice published on the Miami County Republic and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 1/25/2012

White, Elizabeth Irene "Betty" (Peak) born 12/1/1933 and died 1/18/2012 at Spokane, WA, buried at Spokane Memorial Gardens, Spokane, WA
Parents: William Peak - father (d 1975), Goldia Dilly Peak - mother (d 1936), Goldie Harvey Bruce Peak - stepmother (d 2005)
Spouse(s): Richard J. White (m May 1955; div Mar 1978)
Relatives: George Bruce Peak - brother (d 1992), Thomas Peak - brother (d 2011) (his wife Eva), Robert Stephen White - twin son (d 1956), James Bruce Peak - brother (his wife Mary K), Richard J. White Jr. - twin son, Rachel Randall - daughter (her husband Clay, and her sons Steven Horwath and Jarrod Jensen), Roberta Iliff - daughter (her two daughters, Kimberly Downey Rollins (her husband Frank and son Gabe) and Caitlyn Iliff), son Francis White - son (his wife Joanna, their children Heavynne and Bobby), Teresa Ackerman - daughter (her husband Darren, their children Lauren and Derrick Hayes), Jose Lopez - foster child, Ileana Lopez - foster child, Chris Provinsal - foster child, Chuck Provinsal - foster child, Tim Provinsal - foster child
obituary published on the Miami County Republic (KS) website on 1/25/2012

Yuille, Jerry Eugene died 1/21/2012 at Kansas City, KS, buried at Prescott Cemetery
death notice published on the Osawatomie Graphic website on 1/25/2012

27 January 2012

Kraft, Wallace Eugene born 4/26/1915 at Vassar, KS and died 1/23/2012 at Lawrence, KS, buried at Paola Cemetery, Paola, KS
Parents: Albert H. and Martha C. Kersten Kraft.
Spouse(s): Jimmie L. Utley (m 7 May 1943 Strawn, TX; d 13 Mar 2011)
Relatives: Wallace E. Kraft - son (his wife Jeannie), Phillip T. Kraft - son, James N. Kraft - son (his wife Christine), John C. Kraft - son (his wife Robin), David H. Kraft - son (his wife Yu Hong), Jeffrey A. Kraft - son, 11 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren
obituary published on the Miami County Republic Friday Edition website on 1/27/2012

1 February 2012

Phares, Richard Gail "Rick" died 1/26/2012 at Garnett, KS, buried at Holy Angels Cemetery, Garnett, KS
Relatives: Paul Phares - brother
death notice published on the Osawatomie Graphic website on 2/1/2012

Witzel, Amy Louise died 1/20/2012 at Olathe, KS
Relatives: Arthur Dutton - son, Joanna Laughlin - daughter
death notice published on the Osawatomie Graphic website on 2/1/2012

8 February 2012

Betz, June (Hicks) born 6/10/1931 at Osawatomie, KS and died 2/2/2012 at Osawatomie, KS
Parents: John E. and Ethel Mae Raley Hicks
Spouse(s): Hobart Lynn Betz (m 21 Feb 1948; d 22 Jul 2005)
Relatives: Earl Hicks - brother, Nadene Peters - sister, Lynn Betz - son (his wife Sherian), Stephen H. Betz - son (his wife Judy), Sandra Benton - daughter (her husband Lynn) Katherine Williams - daughter, 12 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild
obituary published on the Miami County Republic and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 2/8/2012

Broegman, John R born 5/14/1920 at Salem, MI and died 1/29/2012 at Clay Center, KS, buried at Osawatomie Cemetery
Parents: Fredrick and H. Irene Hayner Broegman
Spouse(s): Georga P. (Ginger) Eaton
Relatives: Charles Broegman - brother, Robert W. Broegman - brother, Fred Jr. Broegman - brother, Lillian Schultz - sister, Leona May Broegman - sister-in-law, Evelyn Broegman - sister-in-law, Jesse Broegman - sister-in-law, Bobbi Patterson - niece
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 2/8/2012

Conover, Gloria Irene died 12/30/2011 at Edson, AB,CAN, buried at McLeod Valley Cemetery, Alberta, Canada
death notice published on the Miami County Republic (KS) website on 2/8/2012

Pottorff, Jesse W died 2/5/2012 at ,
death notice published on the Louisburg Herald and Miami County Republic websitea on 2/8/2012

Taylor, Claude Oren born 10/24/1935 at Somerset, KS and died 2/5/2012 at Linn Valley, KS, buried at Somerset Cemetery
Parents: Claude Isaac and Clara Smith Taylor
Spouse(s): Mary Ann Winters (m 19 Feb 1955 Louisburg, KS)
Relatives: Robert, Dale Taylor - brother, Calvin Taylor - brother, George Taylor - brother, John Taylor - brother, Juanita Reed - sister, JoAnn Hamlin - sister, Clara Stiles - sister, Peggy Coddington - sister, Debbie Burns - daughter, Sherry Gray - daughter (her husband Will), Tammy Stainbrook - granddaughter (her husband Brad), Amy Shipley - granddaughter,( her husband Dustin), Sarah Burns - granddaughter, Lindsey Gray - granddaughter, Braxton Stainbrook - great-granddaughter, Rian Stainbrook - great-granddaughter, Kaley Shipley - great-granddaughter
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald, Miami County Republic and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 2/8/2012

Winsky, Frank Richard died 2/5/2012 at Parker, KS, buried at Parker Cemetery
Spouse(s): Wilma Winsky
Relatives: Frank Richard Winsky - son, Terry Lee Winsky - son, Jo Cronin - daughter, Sharon Kay Adams - daughter, 17 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren, 8 great-great-grandchildren
death notice published on the Miami County Republic and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 2/8/2012

10 February 2012

Lantz, Levena Darleen (Kresin) born 10/16/1927 at Lenape, KS and died 2/6/2012 at Topeka, KS
Parents: Henry and Mattie Kresin
Spouse(s): Chester L. Lantz (m 22 Dec 1951)
Relatives: Delores Whittemore - sister, Nadine Vest - sister, Fred Kresin - brother, Dayton Kresin - brother, Rosemary Casida - sister, LeAnn Hinkle - daughter, Sue Grabmiller - daughter, Steven Lantz - son, Scott Lantz - son, eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren
obituary published on the Miami County Republic Friday Edition website on 2/10/2012

Pottorff, Jesse W born 9/2/1986 at Kansas City, MO and died 2/5/2012 at Louisburg, KS
Parents: William D. Pottorff and Christine Watrous Pottorff
Relatives: Steve Watrous - uncle, Billy Dwayne Pottorff - half brother, Alberta Whitaker - grandmother, Clarence Whitaker - step-grandfather,
obituary published on the Miami County Republic Friday Edition website on 2/10/2012

Zimmerman, Loretta S (Stiles) born 2/17/1925 at Spring Hill, KS and died 2/6/2012 at Overland Park, KS, buried at Spring Hill Cemetery
Parents: Vernon Curtis and Martha Leora Nevius Stiles
Spouse(s): Raymond Joseph Zimmerman (m 3 Aug 1952)
Relatives: Vance Stiles - brother, Lois Stiles - sister-in-law, Dale Stiles - nephew (his Debby), Keith Stiles - nephew (his wife Lesia), Carol Stiles - niece
obituary published on the Miami County Republic Friday Edition website on 2/10/2012

15 February 2012

Brown, H Dean born 8/8/1937 at Pond Creek, OK and died 2/8/2012 at Overland Park, KS, buried at Osawatomie Cemetery, Osawatomie, KS
Parents: James Robert and Anna Elizabeth Garten Brown
Spouse(s): Barbara Kay Howard (m 12 Apr 1959 Enid, OK)
Relatives: Elza Brown - brother, Roberta McCary - sister, Vonna Roles - sister, Eleanor Quigley - sister, Teri Kay Brown Auten - daughter, Michele Deanne Brown Swartz - daughter, Jana Jo Brown - daughter, Ashley Auten - granddaughter, Alyssa Auten - granddaughter, Jakeb Auten - grandson, Jared Auten - grandson, Anna Swartz - granddaughter, Lindsey Swartz - granddaughter
obituary published on the Miami County Republic and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 2/15/2012

Craig, Ruth Marie died 2/12/2012 at Osawatomie, KS
Relatives: Pam Jumet - daughter
death notice published on the Miami County Republic and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 2/15/2012

Gomez, Maria Viola died 2/8/2012 at Katy, TX, buried at Osawatomie Cemetery, Osawatomie, KS
Relatives: Randy Webster - son-in-law
death notice published on the Miami County Republic (KS) and Osawatomie Graphic (KS) websites on 2/15/2012

Howard, Raymond "Smutley" died 2/9/2012 at La Cygne, KS
death notice published on the Osawatomie Graphic website on 2/15/2012

Mitts, Willard Eugene "Red" died 2/10/2012 at Fort Scott, KS, buried at Pleasanton Cemetery
death notice published on the Osawatomie Graphic website on 2/15/2012

Osborne, James Allen died 2/12/2012 at Osawatomie, KS
Spouse(s): Linita Osborne - wife
Relatives: Heather Osborne - daughter, Tessa Osborne - daughter
death notice published on the Osawatomie Graphic website on 2/15/2012

Pottorff, Jesse W born 9/2/1986 at Kansas City, MO and died 2/5/2012 at Louisburg, KS
Parents: William D. Pottorff and Christine Watrous Pottorff
Relatives: Steve Watrous - uncle, Billy Dwayne Pottorff - half brother, Alberta Whitaker - grandmother, Clarence Whitaker - step-grandfather,
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald, Miami County Republic and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 2/15/2012

Swann, Barbara (Hays) died 2/7/2012 at , , buried at Oak Lawn Cemetery, La Cygne, KS
death notice published on the Osawatomie Graphic website on 2/15/2012

22 February 2012

Clay, Ruby Mae died 2/15/2012 at Fort Scott, KS, buried at Sunny Slope Cemetery, Blue Mound, KS
death notice published on the Osawatomie Graphic website on 2/22/2012

Cochran, Doris Lucille died 2/9/2012 at Pittsburg, KS, buried at Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Mound City, KS
death notice published on the Osawatomie Graphic website on 2/22/2012

Craig, Ruth Marie (McClellan) died 2/12/2012 at Osawatomie, KS, buried at Callaway Memorial Gardens
Relatives: Pam Jumet - daughter
death notice published on the Osawatomie Graphic website on 2/22/2012

Endecott, Delta Joan (McBride) born at Kansas City, KS and died 2/14/2012 at Drexel, MO, buried at Fort Scott National Cemetery, Fort Scott, KS
Parents: Oswald and Emma A. Rupard McBride
Spouse(s): Thomas A. Endecott (m 16 Jan 1943 Odessa, TX)
Relatives: Judy Best - daughter (her husband Richard), Ronald Endecott - son (his wife Peggy), Gary Endecott - son (his wife Darlene), Curtis Houchen - grandson, Trisha McAmis - granddaughter, Dale Endecott - grandson, Tamara Seely - granddaughter, Terina Platt - granddaughter, Gregory Endecott - grandson, Jeffrey Endecott - grandson, 16 great-grandchildren, Beryl McBride - brother
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald (KS) website on 2/22/2012

Evans, Clarence Lee "PeeWee" born 1/14/1945 at Paola, KS and died 2/17/2012 at Paola, KS, buried at Paola Cemetery, Paola, KS
Parents: Clarence Edward Evans - father (died at the Battle of the Bulge in WW II on 15 Jan 1945), Helen Bennett Evans Sivils - mother, Doyle Sivils - stepfather
Spouse(s): Shelia McDowell (m 12 Jun 1976 Paola, KS)
Relatives: Matthew Lee Evans - son, Lawrence Evans - brother, Shirley Seck - sister, Jane Powell - sister
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald and Miami County Republic websites on 2/22/2012

Haley, Bonnie died 2/12/2012 at Edinburg, TX
Spouse(s): Albert Haley
Relatives: Carl Haley - brother-in-law (his wife Mildred), David Haley - son, Linda Haley - daughter, John Haley - son
death notice published on the Miami County Republic (KS) and Osawatomie Graphic (KS) websites on 2/22/2012

Osborne, James Allen "Bama" born 7/13/1942 at Attalla, AL and died 2/12/2012 at Osawatomie, KS, buried at Osawatomie Cemetery, Osawatomie, KS
Parents: James H. and Emma Ree Sewell Osborne
Spouse(s): Karen Rae Ward (m 27 Aug 1961 Topeka, KS; div 1971; 4 children), Lynita Ree Lawhorn (m 27 Oct 1972 Topeka, KS; 2 daughters)
Relatives: James Ray Osborne - son, Jennifer Renee Osborne - daughter, Heather Osborne - daughter, Tessa Osborne - daughter, Adana Fishback - daughter (her husband Tony), Angela Osborne - daughter, Leo Irey - stepson (his wife Lin), Johnny Osborne - brother (his wife Marilyn), Briley Beets Irey - grandchild, Hagan Page Irey - grandchild, Aysa Kritser Irey - grandchild, Jenna Irey - grandchild, Jaden Irey - grandchild, James Wormington - grandson (his wife Deidre), Brandi Scroggins - granddaughter (her husband Joe), Andrew White - grandson, Jennifer Newman - granddaughter, Kayla Newman - granddaughter, four great-grandchildren
obituary published on the Miami County Republic and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 2/22/2012

Walker, William George "Bill" died 2/17/2012 at Garnett, KS, buried at Goodrich Cemetery, Goodrich, KS
death notice published on the Osawatomie Graphic website on 2/22/2012

Welch, Glenn F born 8/26/1937 at Princeton, KS and died 2/15/2012 at Princeton, KS, buried at Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, KS
Parents: Glenn N. and Goldie Mitchell Welch
Relatives: Eddie Mills - son, Pam Mills - daughter-in-law, Daryl Wayne Welch - son, Jimmy Welch - brother, Billy Welch - brother, Richard Welch - brother, Glenda Welch - sister, Gracen Lickteig - great-grandson, Dan Welch - son (his wife Cheryl), Brenda Wilker - daughter, Buddy Welch - son (his wife Shelly), Corky Mills - son, Mandy Applegate - granddaguther (her husband Todd), Wade Welch - grandson, Greg Welch - grandson (his wife Jenae), Beau Welch - grandson (his wife Larissa), Hope Lickteig - granddaughter (her husband Chance), Jordan Lickteig - grandchild, Tash Mills - grandchild, Skye Mills - grandchild, Levi Mills - grandson, Mark Wilker - grandson, P.J. Henderson - granddaughter (her husband David), five great-grandchildren
obituary published on the Osawatomie Graphic website on 2/22/2012

Wiedner, Virgil Lee died 2/20/2012 at Fort Scott, KS, buried at Pleasanton Cemetery, Pleasanton, KS
death notice published on the Osawatomie Graphic website on 2/22/2012

24 February 2012

Dollar, Gladys Ellen "G" (Thurman) born 10/25/1910 at Kansas City, MO and died 2/21/2012 at Paola, KS
Parents: Benjamin Harrison Thurman and Marvie Brown Thurman
Relatives: David Dollar - son (d 2005, his wife, Susie and their children David Christopher “Chris” Dollar and Melissa Anne Gourley), Don Dollar - son (his wife Ellen Dollar and their son Michael Dollar), Dale Dollar - son (his wife Lois and their daughter Allison Dollar), great-grandchildren: Lauren, Megan, Mac, Will, Marley, Escher, Ethan, Aspen, Adyson and Cooper
obituary published on the Miami County Republic Friday Edition website on 2/24/2012

Stevens, Ava Jean died 2/21/2012 at Paola, KS, buried at Cadmus Cemetery
death notice published on the Miami County Weekend Edition website on 2/24/2012

29 February 2012

Bailey, Evea Eleanor (Blanton) [York, Brewer] born 10/8/1914 at Kansas City, MO and died 2/24/2012 at Olathe, KS, buried at Louisburg Cemetery, Louisburg, KS
Parents: W.H. Blanton and Martha Ona Williams Blanton
Spouse(s): James Herschel York (m 23 Dec 1929; div; d 1960), Russell Brewer (m 1967; d 1972), Horal “Bill” Bailey (m 1973, d 1988)
Relatives: James York Jr. - son, William Francis York - son, Charles Dean York - son, Richard Lee York - son, Hazel Louise Soap - daughter, Jessie Rose Slawson - daughter, Maxine Hensley - sister, William H. “Bud” Blanton Jr. - brother
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald website on 2/29/2012

Birkmann, Mac CDR born 7/12/1925 at Johnson, NE and died 2/23/2012 at Olathe, KS, buried at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Stanley, KS
Parents: Edward and Matilda Birkmann
Spouse(s): Darlene Birkmann (m abt 1948)
Relatives: Mark Birkmann - son, David Birkmann - son, Kelly Divine - daughter, three grandchildren, one great-grandchild, Adeline Bishop - sister, Shirley Rayburn - sister
obituary published on the Miami County Republic and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 2/29/2012

Breuel, Lois Jean (McCarty) born 11/30/1934 at Parker, KS and died 2/27/2012 at Mound City, KS, buried at Woodland Cemetery
Parents: Thomas Bert and Evelyn Stringer McCarty
Spouse(s): Don Breuel (m 14 Feb 1953)
Relatives: Greg Breuel - son (his wife Jackie), Larry Breuel - son (his wife Trish), Pam Johnson - daughter (her husband Jim), Tammy Peterson - daughter (her husband Kelly); nine grandchildren: Janelle, Jamie, Cody, Tyler, Connor, Trenton, Derrick, Kandice and Lindsey; two great-grandchildren: Nathan and Hank; Doug McCarty - brother, Deloris Sims - sister, Doris Unhgericht - sister
obituary published on the Osawatomie Graphic website on 2/29/2012

Cresse, Pauline died 2/27/2012 at Osawatomie, KS
death notice published on the Osawatomie Graphic website on 2/29/2012

Diviney, Barbara Jean (Young) born 3/13/1026 at Carrington, ND and died 2/26/2012 at Paola, KS
Parents: Archie M. Young and Alma M. Silvus
Relatives: Ernest M. “Spark” Diviney - son (his wife Gerri), Patricia K. Diviney - daughter (her husband Steve Garrison), Kirk Diviney - grandson (his wife Tracy), Michael Diviney - grandson (his wife Libby); great-grandchildren Ashley, Samantha, Dean, and Alex Diviney; Jack Young - brother (his wife Jean), Archie Young - brother, Charles Young - brother, Chester Young - brother, Kathleen Young Hoff - sister, Veleta Young - sister-in-law, Pat Young - sister-in-law
obituary published on the Miami County Republic and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 2/29/2012

Dollar, Gladys Ellen "G" (Thurman) born 10/25/1910 at Kansas City, MO and died 2/21/2012 at Paola, KS
Parents: Benjamin Harrison Thurman and Marvie Brown Thurman
Relatives: David Dollar - son (d 2005, his wife, Susie and their children David Christopher “Chris” Dollar and Melissa Anne Gourley), Don Dollar - son (his wife Ellen Dollar and their son Michael Dollar), Dale Dollar - son (his wife Lois and their daughter Allison Dollar), great-grandchildren: Lauren, Megan, Mac, Will, Marley, Escher, Ethan, Aspen, Adyson and Cooper
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 2/29/2012

Jackson, Larry Eugene "Bud" died 2/23/2012 at Kansas City, KS, buried at Pleasanton Cemetery
death notice published on the Osawatomie Graphic website on 2/29/2012

Pettijohn, Charles Ralph born 4/5/1934 at Kansas City, KS and died 2/24/2012 at Fort Scott, KS, buried at Holy Cross Cemetery, Paola, KS
Parents: Ralph and Hycinthia Tebbe Pettijohn
Spouse(s): Virginia Zacher (m 18 Aug 1956)
Relatives: Charles “Chuck” Pettijohn Jr., - son (his wife Julie), Deanna Wade - daughter (her husband David), Charlene Sheppard - daughter (her husband Todd), Jennifer Young - daughter (her husband Joe), Carol Jean Seba - sister, seven grandsons
obituary published on the Miami County Republic website on 2/29/2012

Stevens, Ava Jean died 2/21/2012 at Paola, KS, buried at Cadmus Cemetery
death notice published on the Miami County Republic and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 2/29/2012

Weltha, William "Bill" born 4/8/1925 at Randall, IA and died 2/20/2012 at Winterset, IA, buried at Winterset Cemetery, Winterset, IA
Parents: Clarion and Julia Weltha
Spouse(s): Jeneta Mottet (m 11 Aug 1949)
Relatives: Donald Weltha - son, Steve Weltha - son, Billy Weltha - son, Roger Weltha - son, Lynn Weltha - son, Lana Drebes - daughter, Gina Pyse - daughter, Brenda Graves - daughter, 23 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, Duane Weltha - brother, Lawrence Weltha - brother, Reuben Weltha - brother, David Weltha - brother, Dennis Weltha - brother, Lois Krebs - sister, Charlotte Koeingsberg - sister, Jean Dole - sister, Joan Rouse - sister, Betty Lage - sister
obituary published on the Miami County Republic (KS) website on 2/29/2012

2 March 2012

Byers, Donald Eugene "Donnie" born 6/29/1947 at Paola, KS and died 2/27/2012 at Tulsa, OK
Parents: Harry and Velma Clark Byers.
Relatives: Robert Byers - son, Lisa Highsmith - daughter (her husband Kyle), Lori Enyart - daughter (her husband Charlie), Christy Alexander - daughter (her husband Simon); grandchildren: Nicholas and Natalie Highsmith; Dylan and Lane Enyart; Larry Byers - brother (his wife Deanna), Alberta Fox - sister, Sharon Davey - sister (her husband Dennis), Beverly Byers - sister
obituary published on the Miami County Republic Friday Edition (KS) website on 3/2/2012

Cresse, Pauline (Zuel) [Laughlin] born 1/13/1934 at Block, KS and died 2/27/2012 at Osawatomie, KS
Parents: Earl and Ruth Pauline Breckenridge Zuel
Spouse(s): Richard Laughlin (m 1952 Paola, KS; div 1958; four children), Robert LaVerne Cresse (m 17 Nov 1960 Miami, OK; one child)
Relatives: Doug Cresse - son, Larry Cresse - son, Timothy Cresse - son, Catherine Burns - daughter, Linda Dalton - daughter; 16 unnamed grandchildren,Troy Cresse - grandson, Luke Cresse - grandson, Rachel Dalton - granddaughter; and 34 great-grandchildren; Claude Zuel - brother, Robert Zuel - brother, Jim Zuel - brother, Don Zuel - brother, Leslie Zuel - brother, Earlene Packard - sister
obituary published on the Miami County Republic Friday Edition website on 3/2/2012

Gillogly, Cleve "CJ" died 2/28/2012 at Belton, MO
death notice published on the Miami County Republic Friday Edition (KS) website on 3/2/2012

Minard-Keeton, Lucille E (Webber) born 1/23/1938 at Fulton, KS and died 2/28/2012 at Lawrence, KS
Parents: Lonzo and Mary Fierce Webber
Spouse(s): Harley E. Keeton (d 2010)
Relatives: Alex L. Minard - son (d 2011), Alen Minard - son (his wife Jeanette), Paul Minard - son (his wife Darla), Faith Hibschle - daughter (her husband Jeff), Lyly Minard - daughter, Kim Jones - daughter (her husband Matt); 17 grandchildren: Caylor, Kassidi, Moises, Alison, Sandra, Curtis, Zach, Chrissa, Jamie, Jason, Justin, Jaron, Adam, Rachel, Samantha, Gabe and Brandon; Mary Thompson - sister, Betty Firey - sister
obituary published on the Miami County Republic Friday Edition website on 3/2/2012

7 March 2012

Asher, Allen Levi born 9/10/1930 at Atchison, KS and died 3/2/2012 at Phoenix, AZ, buried at Paola Cemetery, Paola, KS
Parents: Archie and Lois Asher
Spouse(s): Doris Ann Wood (m 6 Jun 1954 Lawrence, KS)
Relatives: Steve Asher - son (his wife Beth and children Justin and Brendan), Craig Asher - son (his children Dani and Nathan), Scott Asher - son (his wife Janice and children Adam and Emily), Kenneth - brother (his wife Mary and children Chalen, Kenna, Danielle and Jerry), Helen Uhlig - sister, Robert Uhlig - brother-in-law, Lee Uhlig - nephew, Jane Stotts - niece, Ted Uhlig - nephew, Linda Lou Hawk - sister-in-law, Jerry Hawk - brother-in-law (children Russell, Mitchell and Michael)
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald (KS), Miami County Republic (KS) and Osawatomie Graphic (KS) websites on 3/7/2012

Byers, Donald Eugene "Donnie" born 6/29/1947 at Paola, KS and died 2/27/2012 at Tulsa, OK
Parents: Harry and Velma Clark Byers.
Relatives: Robert Byers - son, Lisa Highsmith - daughter (her husband Kyle), Lori Enyart - daughter (her husband Charlie), Christy Alexander - daughter (her husband Simon); grandchildren: Nicholas and Natalie Highsmith; Dylan and Lane Enyart; Larry Byers - brother (his wife Deanna), Alberta Fox - sister, Sharon Davey - sister (her husband Dennis), Beverly Byers - sister
obituary published on the Osawatomie Graphic (KS) website on 3/7/2012

Cresse, Pauline (Zuel) [Laughlin] born 1/13/1934 at Block, KS and died 2/27/2012 at Osawatomie, KS
Parents: Earl and Ruth Pauline Breckenridge Zuel
Spouse(s): Richard Laughlin (m 1952 Paola, KS; div 1958; four children), Robert LaVerne Cresse (m 17 Nov 1960 Miami, OK; one child)
Relatives: Doug Cresse - son, Larry Cresse - son, Timothy Cresse - son, Catherine Burns - daughter, Linda Dalton - daughter; 16 unnamed grandchildren,Troy Cresse - grandson, Luke Cresse - grandson, Rachel Dalton - granddaughter; and 34 great-grandchildren; Claude Zuel - brother, Robert Zuel - brother, Jim Zuel - brother, Don Zuel - brother, Leslie Zuel - brother, Earlene Packard - sister
obituary published on the Osawatomie Graphic website on 3/7/2012

Dennis, Leona (McRoberts) born 8/13/1947 at Miami County, KS and died 2/29/2012 at Olathe, KS
Parents: James Wesley McRoberts - father, Pauline Oram McRoberts - mother (d 1948), Maxine Louise Robertson McRoberts - stepmother
Spouse(s): Gary Gene Dennis (m 7 Mar 1966 Osawatomie, KS)
Relatives: James Allen “Jimmy” Dennis - son (his wife Gina and children Jimmy, Joshua and Jenna Dennis), Jamie Sue Dennis Homrighausen - daughter (her husband Brian and children Chance and Chase Homrighausen), Jennifer Lea Dennis Jackson - daughter (her husband Shawn), Gary Gene Dennis Jr. - son, Wesley McRoberts - brother, Eddie McRoberts - brother, Jimmy Joe McRoberts - brother, Donna McMahon - sister, a brother who died in infancy
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald and Miami County Republic websites on 3/7/2012

Fry, Lavina Marie (Shepherd) born 11/27/1921 at Hartford, KS and died 3/1/2012 at Louisburg, KS, buried at Bowman-Adgate Cemetery, New Strawn, KS
Parents: Frank E. and Gloria A. Shepherd
Spouse(s): Nelson E. Fry (m 8 Dep 1946 Salina, KS; d 16 Jul 1976)
Relatives: Donald A. "DJ" Fry Jr. - nephew, Cynthia Fry - daughter (her children Taylor and Kendall), Richard Fry - son, June Burnett (Grandma June) - mother-in-law,
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald website on 3/7/2012

Gillogly, Cleve Jehiel "CJ" SMSgt born 12/19/1934 at Miami County, KS and died 2/28/2012 at Belton, MO, buried at Rockville Cemetery, rural Louisburg, KS
Parents: Harold Rex and Martha America Belcher Gillogly
Spouse(s): Gwen Patterson (m 1 Jan 1963; d 2001), Martha Scheib Cook (m 2002)
Relatives: Cleva Jane Gillogly - twin sister (died shortly after birth), Jan Inman (Darell) - stepdaughter, James R. Cook - stepson, Howard Gillogly (Nell) - brother, Amy Barenklau (Robert) - niece, Joyce Cantrell (Timothy) - niece, Holly Gillogly - niece, three great-nieces, three great-nephews
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald (KS) and Miami County Republic (KS) websites on 3/7/2012

McBride, Helen M (Loch) born 6/28/1919 at , and died 3/2/2012 at Olathe, KS
Parents: Gus and Flossie Matney Loch
Spouse(s): Charley B. Kittrell (m 1942; 7 children), Paul V. McBride (m 1742; d 1991)
Relatives: Frank Kittrell, M.D. - son, Jeremy Clinton - grandson, Jamie Pobuda - granddaughter, Layla Tacy - great-granddaughter, Doug Kittrell - son, Chuck Kittrell - son, Charlene Lee Woodward - daughter, Joyce Clinton - daughter, Janice Cornett - daughter, Judy Elvey - daughter, Katherine Haas-Daulton - sister, Elsie (James) Wilson - sister, Norma Stephens - sister, Sharon Stites - sister, 11 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren
obituary published on the Miami County Republic website on 3/7/2012

Myers, Clifford Joe Edwsin born 12/6/1942 at Neosho, MO and died 3/2/2012 at Emporia, KS
Parents: Clifford and Ruby Schaub Myers
Spouse(s): Billie Myers
Relatives: Rita Mae Myers - sister, Bill Clarkson - father-in-law, Gary Pingree - brother-in-law, Paula Myers - daughter, Brian Myers - son (Carrie), Jim Myers - son (Lisa); grandchildren, Tanner, Teagan and Trey of Louisburg and Jacob, Jane and Will of Madison; Louise Clarkson - mother-in-law, Uealene Pingree - sister, Terry and Mike Johnson - sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Kim Martin (Jason) - niece, Pam Clemensen (Jason) - niece, Beth Fiore (Scott) - niece, Todd Johnson - nephew, three great-nieces, four great-nephews
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald website on 3/7/2012

9 March 2012

Huffman, David Nelson born 9/5/1986 at Paola, KS and died 3/5/2012 at Osawatomie, KS
Parents: Douglas Nelson and Lisa Marie Welsh Huffman
Relatives: Dianne Roy - grandmother, Larry Huffman - grandfather, Robert Huffman (Hannah) - brother, Cheryl A. McKibbin - sister (Collin), Jennifer Huffman - sister, Karl Behlau - grandfather, Donna Behlau - grandmother, Tristan Miramontes - nephew, Cole Huffman - nephew, Reece McKibbin - nephew, Tatum Tipton - nephew, Jillian McKibbin - niece
obituary published on the Miami County Republic Friday Edition website on 3/9/2012

Maxwell, Charles E Jr died 3/6/2012 at Columbus, KS, buried at Park Cemetery
Relatives: Charles Edd Maxwell, III - son, Ellen Maxwell Wallerstedt - daughter
death notice published on the Miami County Republic Friday Edition website on 3/9/2012

14 March 2012

Dembny, Josephine "Jo" (Slayman) born 2/22/1921 at Osawatomie, KS and died 3/7/2012 at Middleton, ID, buried at Osawatomie Cemetery, Osawatomie, KS
Parents: John A. and Ethel Slayman
Spouse(s): Patrick Dembny (m 4 Jan 1947 Osawatomie, KS)
Relatives: Pamela Smith - daughter (her husband Terry), Elaine Keogh - daughter (her husband Dennis), Christopher Dembny - son (his wife Nancy), Lisa Richardson - daughter (her husband Bob), John T. Slayman - brother, Evelyn Slayman - sister, 11 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren
obituary published on the Miami County Republic (KS) and Osawatomie Graphic (KS) websites on 3/14/2012

Flake, Elsie Clara (Schlesener) born 9/30/1924 at Hope, KS and died 3/10/2012 at Paola, KS
Parents: Arnold and Emma Wangerin Schlesener
Spouse(s): Ed Flake (m 25 Sep 1962 Marshfield, MO)
Relatives: Harry Schlesener - brother, Clem Schlesener - brother, Lydia Dagerforde - sister
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald, Miami County Republic and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 3/14/2012

Heckman, Robert Eugene born 6/24/1923 at Richmond, KS and died 3/8/2012 at Norfolk, NE
Parents: Eli and Ann Heckman
Spouse(s): Mary Rose Mersman (m 8 Jan 1942 Ottawa, KS; d 1989), Shirley Miller (m 2001 Norfolk, NE)
Relatives: Ronald Eugene Heckman - son, Perry Heckman - brother, Shirley Hogle - sister, Gerald Lee Heckman - son, Linda Tepesch - daughter; six grandchildren, Robert, Terry, Kelly, Mike, Michelle and Brian; 10 great-grandchildren
obituary published on the Miami County Republic (KS) website on 3/14/2012

Maxwell, Charles E Jr born 4/13/1915 at Columbus, KS and died 3/6/2012 at Columbus, KS, buried at Park Cemetery, Columbus, KS
Parents: Charles E. Maxwell Sr. and Minnie Winter Maxwell
Spouse(s): Jane Hancock (m 4 Sep 1938 Branson, MO)
Relatives: Charles Edd Maxwell III - son, John Hancock Maxwell - son, Jan Houser - daughter, Ellen Maxwell Wallerstedt - daughter, 10 grandchildren, 14 unnamed great-grandchildren, great-granddaughter Lyla Marie Patterson
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald website on 3/14/2012

Miller, Richard Harrison "Rick" born 7/25/1960 at Garberville, CA and died 3/7/2012 at Louisburg, KS
Parents: Albert Ray and Dorothy Marie Bradley Miller
Spouse(s): Darla Kendrick Winn (m 19 Sep 1987 Millard, NE; div 2006)
Relatives: Larry Cochran Miller - brother, David Steven Miller - brother, Kayla Miller - daughter, Kelsey Miller - daughter, Randy Winn - stepson, Kyle Winn - stepson, Mark Miller - brother, Samantha Greene - sister, Linda Snow - sister, Raeann Ramsey - sister, Gwen Miller - sister, Gale Kats - sister, Wyatt Winn - grandson, Libby Winn - granddaughter
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald website on 3/14/2012

Stepaniak, Loveda Gertrude (Austin) died 3/11/2012 at Merriam, KS, buried at Paola Cemetery, Paola, KS
Relatives: Edna M. Bradley - sister, Arthur Austin - brother
death notice published on the Louisburg Herald website on 3/14/2012

Trageser, Leo Charles "Sam" Lt Col born 2/20/1925 at Wea, KS and died 3/8/2012 at Paola, KS, buried at Holy Rosary Cemetery, Wea, KS
Parents: Joseph and Bertha Schecher Trageser
Spouse(s): Irene Schwein (m 12 Jul 1951 Wea, KS; d 2008)
Relatives: John Trageser - brother, Josephine Holtgraver - sister, Adeline Henry - sister, Cheryl Trageser - daughter, Jerry Trageser (Marty) - son, Gene Trageser - brother, Mildred Noel - sister, Edith Seck - sister, Mary Elizabeth Lafoon - sister, Jeremy Trageser - grandson, Christopher Trageser - grandson, Latasha Trageser - granddaughter
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 3/14/2012

16 March 2012

Katzer, Josephine C (Egidy) died 3/10/2012 at Garnett, KS, buried at St. John’s Cemetery, Greeley, KS
Relatives: Matt Egidy - brother
death notice published on the Miami County Republic Friday Edition website on 3/16/2012

Lambert, Mildred Pauline "Peggy" died 3/14/2012 at Olathe, KS
death notice published on the Miami County Republic Friday Edition website on 3/16/2012

McDowell, Kevin Ray born 11/10/1955 at Paola, KS and died 3/11/2012 at Osawatomie, KS
Parents: Gerald Fredrick "Jerry" McDowell - father, Janet Louise Lloyd McDowell - mother, Sam Conrad - stepfather
Spouse(s): Candy Page (m 1973; div; 2 children), Brenda Burkhart (m late 1980's Kansas City, MO; div), Donna Trumbly (m late 1980's; div), Karen Shepherd (m 7 Aug 1993)
Relatives: Kurt McDowell - son (his wife Sybill), Melanie Fouts - daughter (her husband Gavin), Kristie Sams - sister (her husband Jerry), Kerry Ford - sister (her husband Dale "Fred"), Kim Dial - sister (her husband Kevin), Karla Debrick - sister (her husband Ken), Rusty Conrad - stepbrother, Randy Conrad - stepbrother (his wife Shawna), Regina Gross - stepsister (her husband Aaron), Renee Switzer - stepsister (her husband Mike Ross); grandchildren: Kye Fouts, Kohen Fouts, Hudson McDowell
obituary published on the Miami County Republic Friday Edition website on 3/16/2012

McMillian, Edith Louise died 3/14/2012 at Prescott, KS, buried at Pleasanton Cemetery
death notice published on the Miami County Republic Friday Edition website on 3/16/2012

Stamper, Lisa Ann (Plaisted) died 3/13/2012 at Kansas City, KS
death notice published on the Miami County Republic Friday Edition website on 3/16/2012

Tetzlaff, Joyce L died 3/10/2012 at Olathe, KS
Relatives: Dana Hoehn - daughter
death notice published on the Miami County Republic Friday Edition website on 3/16/2012

21 March 2012

Baker, Ruby La Vaughn died 3/18/2012 at Prescott, KS, buried at Goodrich Cemetery, Parker, KS
death notice published on the Osawatomie Graphic website on 3/21/2012

Beets, Joseph Edward "Doc" born 11/3/1922 at , and died 3/17/2012 at Garnett, KS, buried at Lane Cemetery
Parents: Clyde Joseph and Edith Vivian Edgell Beets
Spouse(s): Marcella June Stevens (m 12 Aug 1945; d 9 Jul 1992; 3 daughters), Betty McDougal Stevens (m 11 May 1995)
Relatives: Mary LeVaughn Beets Keith - daughter, Connie Lee Beets - daughter, Rhonda Kaye Beets Snyder - daughter (her husband Bert), 12 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; Braden Hollinger - great-granddaughter; six stepchildren, Phillip Stevens, Linda Torrez, Jeff Stevens, Janice Stevens, Brenda Ricci and Cheryl Page; Pauline Beets Caylor - sister, Geraldine Beets Minnis - sister, Roy Beets - brother, Lola Beets - sister, Donald Beets - brother
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald, Miami County Republic and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 3/21/2012

Bell, Charles R born 11/8/1918 at Pleasanton, KS and died 3/16/2012 at Pleasanton, KS, buried at Oak Lawn Cemetery, La Cygne, KS
Parents: Ed and Alice Shadley Bell
Spouse(s): Pauline Hoyt (m 10 Aug 1946 Fort Scott, KS; d 9 Jun 2006)
Relatives: Ernest "Pat" Bell - brother, Ned Bell - brother, Jim Bell - brother, Devon Shaffer - brother, Thelma Haas - sister, Elsie Bastek - sister, Rebecca Speakes - sister
obituary published on the Osawatomie Graphic website on 3/21/2012

Dale, Evelyn died 3/17/2012 at Hume, MO, buried at Hume Cemetery, Hume, MO
death notice published on the Osawatomie Graphic (KS) website on 3/21/2012

Flucke, Mary Dianne died 3/15/2012 at Kansas City, MO, buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery
Parents: Bernard and Mary Flucke
Relatives: Bernard Flucke - brother, Frank Flucke - brother, Jim Flucke - brother, Patti Wagner - sister, Teresa Baggerly - sister
death notice published on the Louisburg Herald (KS) website on 3/21/2012

Lambert, Mildred Pauline "Peggy" (Sage) born 7/5/1921 at Drexel, MO and died 3/14/2012 at Olathe, KS, buried at Green Valley Cemetery, Osawatomie, KS
Parents: Clarence Smith Sage and Jessie Marie Parker Sage
Spouse(s): John W. Lambert (m 14 Apr 1946 Belleville, KS; d 11 Jun 1982)
Relatives: Donna Jean Goodwin - adopted daughter (b 25 Jun 1949), Johnathan Goodwin - grandson, one great-grandchild, Helen Cartwright - sister, Fern Whitney - sister
obituary published on the Miami County Republic and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 3/21/2012

McDowell, Kevin Ray born 11/10/1955 at Paola, KS and died 3/11/2012 at Osawatomie, KS
Parents: Gerald Fredrick "Jerry" McDowell - father, Janet Louise Lloyd McDowell - mother, Sam Conrad - stepfather
Spouse(s): Candy Page (m 1973; div; 2 children), Brenda Burkhart (m late 1980's Kansas City, MO; div), Donna Trumbly (m late 1980's; div), Karen Shepherd (m 7 Aug 1993)
Relatives: Kurt McDowell - son (his wife Sybill), Melanie Fouts - daughter (her husband Gavin), Kristie Sams - sister (her husband Jerry), Kerry Ford - sister (her husband Dale "Fred"), Kim Dial - sister (her husband Kevin), Karla Debrick - sister (her husband Ken), Rusty Conrad - stepbrother, Randy Conrad - stepbrother (his wife Shawna), Regina Gross - stepsister (her husband Aaron), Renee Switzer - stepsister (her husband Mike Ross); grandchildren: Kye Fouts, Kohen Fouts, Hudson McDowell
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 3/21/2012

McMillan, Edith Louise died 3/14/2012 at Prescott, KS, buried at Pleasanton Cemetery, Pleasanton, KS
death notice published on the Osawatomie Graphic website on 3/21/2012

Rains, Douglas born 5/16/1937 at Ennis, TX and died 3/15/2012 at Kansas City, MO
Parents: Ferrell and Cleo Hardin Rains
Spouse(s): Sandra Seal (m 28 Jun 1958 Visalia, CA)
Relatives: Sue James - sister, Jon Rains - son, Kristen Childress - daughter (her husband Silas), Anna Sprague - daughter (her husband Steve); five grandchildren: Silas, Logan and Mattie Childress and Lindsay and Keely Sprague
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald (KS) website on 3/21/2012

Stamper, Lisa Ann (Plaisted) born 10/4/1970 at Kansas City, MO and died 3/13/2012 at Kansas City, KS
Parents: Ronald Plaisted - father, Sandra Terrell Jackson - mother
Spouse(s): Tim Stamper (m 2000; div 2005)
Relatives: Jessica Leann French - daughter, Samantha Rae French - daughter; 3 granddaughters: Ariona, Rylee and Morgan of Topeka; Jeffrey Plaisted - brother; aunts and uncles: Buddy Terrell, Larry and Herna Plaisted, Gerry and Ray Dial, Joanne Pritchard
obituary published on the Miami County Republic and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 3/21/2012

Talley, Buel Wayne born 10/2/1951 at roadside near Spring Hill, KS and died 3/17/2012 at Osawatomie, KS, buried at Osawatomie Cemetery, Osawatomie, KS
Parents: Buel Leo and Veronica Mae Canon Talley
Spouse(s): Lolita Joann Newman (m 10 Jun 1970 Osawatomie, KS; div 1989)
Relatives: Jolean Mae Talley - sister, Stephanie Clark - daughter (her husband Harry), Shawna Conrad - daughter (her husband Randy), Michael Eugene Talley (Debby) - brother; four grandchildren: Jozee Clark, Halley, Macey and Sutter Conrad
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald, Miami County Republic and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 3/21/2012

Vest, Dale S "Whitey" born 5/7/1925 at Kansas City, MO and died 3/15/2012 at Paola, KS, buried at Osawatomie Cemetery
Parents: Ralph and Pearl Burnett Vest
Spouse(s): Nadine Kresin (m 2 Nov 1951 Bentonville, AR)
Relatives: Diana DeVey - daughter, George Vest - brother, Dorothy Trotter - sister, Rosie Casida - sister-in-law, Dayton “Joe” Kresin - brother-in-law
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald, Miami County Republic and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 3/21/2012

Willett, Wilma J (Smith) born 12/7/1922 at Coffeyville, KS and died 3/14/2012 at Kansas City, MO, buried at in Phoenix
Parents: Augustus and Nanny Ross Smith
Relatives: Susan Willet - daughter, Judge Sally Willett - daughter
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald (KS) website on 3/21/2012

23 March 2012

Beets, Francis "Lee" born 4/2/1922 at Paola, KS and died 3/18/2012 at Shawnee Mission, KS, buried at D.W. Newcomer’s Sons Johnson County Cemetery
Parents: William Francis Beets - father, Nellie Hazel Bryan - mother
Spouse(s): Dorothy Lorraine Shelton (m 22 Jun 1945)
Relatives: Marybelle Mae Champ - sister, Betty Jean Frank - sister, Randall Lee Beets - son (his wife Nancy), Pamela Lee Kermoade - daughter; 6 grandchildren, Nathan Alan Lankford (Deedra), Carrie Leanne Gorges, Michael William Beets (Violet), David Brett Kermoade, Lauren Nicole Kermoade, Whitney Ruthann Beets; 10 great-grandchildren: Myko, Adan, Oliver, Savannah, Chester, Macabee, Marlowe, Oscar, Caden and Maddux
obituary published on the Miami County Republic Friday Edition website on 3/23/2012

Hydorn, Lorene Alice died 3/21/2012 at Osawatomie, KS
death notice published on the Miami County Republic Friday Edition website on 3/23/2012

Passiglia Owens, Joanne (Hopkins) born at , and died 3/19/2012 at Overland Park, KS
Relatives: Michael Wood - son (his wife Kim), Jamie Saunders - daughter, Angela Burton - daughter, Jennifer Passiglia - daughter; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a brother, Lenly Hopkins Jr. - brother, William Hopkins - brother, Elizabeth Moherman - sister
obituary published on the Miami County Republic Friday Edition website on 3/23/2012

28 March 2012

Blackwood, Phyllis (Beach) born 7/24/1934 at Chanute, KS and died 3/22/2012 at Yates Center, KS, buried at Memorial Park South, Chanute, KS
Parents: Don and Alberta Beach
Spouse(s): Dr. Dwight E. Blackwood (m 25 Sep 1955)
Relatives: Tim Blackwood - son (his wife Lori), Linda Hatch - daughter (her husband Craig), Don Beach - brother (his wife Jan); grandchildren: Chase Blackwood, Karli Blackwood, Samantha Hatch and Katelyn Hatch
obituary published on the Louisburg Herald website on 3/28/2012

Hydorn, Lorene Alice (Baker) [Shepherd] born 5/1/1922 at Osawatomie, KS and died 3/21/2012 at Osawatomie, KS, buried at Garnett Cemetery, Garnett, KS
Parents: Roy William and Nora Ethel Brannan Baker
Spouse(s): Cecil Conrad Shepherd (m 1944; d Sep 1960; one daughter), Willis Laverne Hydorn (m Nov 1961; d Nov 1995)
Relatives: Betty Jo Shepherd Bell - daughter Roy Junior Baker - brother, Vera Mae Baker - sister (d age 3), Mary Schleicher - niece, Donna Nicholson - niece, Marjorie White - niece, John Baker - nephew, Daisy Mordt - stepdaughter, Daline Dudley - stepdaughter, Eulalah Henricks - stepdaughter, Melvin Dudley - stepson
obituary published on the Miami County Republic and Osawatomie Graphic websites on 3/28/2012

30 March 2012

Corn, Norman W died 3/22/2012 at Mulvane, KS
Relatives: Hester Shively - sister
death notice published on the Miami County Republic Friday Edition website on 3/30/2012

Fickel, Terry Ann (Waugh) born 6/28/1928 at Paola, KS and died 3/28/2012 at Richmond, KS
Parents: Terry Amos and Elsie Warren Waugh
Spouse(s): Herb Fickel (m 15 Dec 1946 Paola, KS)
Relatives: David Fickel - son, Vera Waugh - sister Dale Waugh - brother, James Terry Fickel - son, John Herbert Fickel - son, Dale Robert Fickel - son; June Everhart - sister, Esther Ward - sister, Lois Cole - sister; three grandchildren; one great-granddaughter
obituary published on the Miami County Republic Friday Edition website on 3/30/2012

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