Jewell Springston

Jewell Springston

Jewell Francis Springston, 91, Iola, died at her home on Saturday, July 14, 2018. A funeral service honoring Jewell’s life will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Wesley United Methodist Church, 301 E. Madison Ave., Iola. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery, Iola. Memorials are suggested to the Iola Senior Center Card Club, and may

Oleata Hiser

Oleata Hiser

Oleata Hope Hiser, age 88, passed away July 11, 2018, at Greystone Assisted Living, Iola. Oleata was born March 5, 1930, in Joplin, Mo., to Joshua Roberts and Ollie May Rice Roberts. Oleata graduated in 1948 from the Altoona High School. She worked a few years as a telephone operator. Oleata and Wayne Hiser were

Kenneth Ling

Kenneth Ling

Kenneth Alto Ling, age 91, passed away at the Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita. Kenny was born Aug. 29, 1926, southwest of Iola to Alto Amos Ling and Retha Butterfield Ling. He grew up on a farm north of Piqua, and attended Star School, a one-room country school. Kenny graduated from the Neosho Falls High

Lowana Minckley

Lowana Minckley

Lowana Minckley, age 78, of Colony, died on Monday, July 9, 2018 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., on Friday at the High Point Cowboy Church in Colony. Burial will follow in the Colony Cemetery. You may send your condolences to the family at www.feuerbornfuneral.com. News Obituaries

Judy Karlene Stroud

Judy Karlene Stroud

Judy Karlene Stroud passed away on Dec. 8, 2017 in her home in Sandy, Utah. She was born April 17, 1942, in Iola, to her parents Roy Cooper and Edna Price-Hill. She was married to Cleo Roy Stroud in Iola. She is survived sons Craig Moore and Scott Moore; daughter, Joy Taylor; grandchildren Donnie Moore,

Susan Diebolt

Susan Diebolt

Susan Hiser Fursman Diebolt, age 70, of Iola, died on Saturday, July 7, 2018, at KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan., with her family by her side. She was born April 16, 1948, to John A. Fursman, Jr. and Florence Laura Hiser Fursman and was the oldest of their four children. She graduated from

Janet Emler

Janet Emler

LE ROY — Janet M. Emler, 74, formerly of Emporia, passed away Monday, July 2, 2018, in Le Roy. Cremation is planned and no service is planned. Memorials may be made to the Emporia Friends of the Zoo and sent in care of VanArsdale Funeral Home, P.O. Box 8, Le Roy KS 66857. News Obituaries

John Wiley

John Wiley

John Leslie Wiley, Sr., age 69, of Iola, died at his home on July 3, 2018. According to John’s wishes, his body was donated to science at the University of Kansas School of Medical Sciences. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the Allen County Animal Rescue Facility

Mary Classen

Mary Classen

Mary Louise Classen, age 88, of Humboldt, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at her home. Mary was born on Oct. 26, 1929, in Stafford. Mary Lou was the second of four children born to Clarence and Leona (Hall) Hanger. She graduated from Stafford High School and then attended the University of Kansas for

Colleen Bagnall

Colleen Bagnall

Colleen Kay Bagnall, age 60, died Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at the Allen County Regional Hospital, Iola, Kansas. A graveside memorial service and inurnment honoring Colleen’s life will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, July 13, 2018, at the Moran Cemetery, Moran. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to the Colleen Kay Bagnall

Harvey Fulton

Harvey Fulton

Harvey Fulton, age 81, Stark, passed away Sunday, July 1, 2018. He was born on Feb. 27, 1937, in Westphalia to Loyal and Imogine Fulton. Harvey married Frances Lee in 1986. He was the oldest of 10 siblings. He worked as a farmer. He liked to fish and hunt. He was happiest when he was

Dorothy Hodo

Dorothy Hodo

Dorothy Alice Hodo, age 87, of LaHarpe, passed away Sunday, July 1, 2018 at the Olathe Hospice House, Olathe. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Westview Baptist Church, 1415 S. Plummer, Chanute, with burial to follow at 1:30 p.m. in the LaHarpe Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 10

Marilyn Dugger

Marilyn Dugger

Marilyn Kaye Dugger, 63, of Yates Center, passed away on Monday, July 2, 2018 in Mulvane, with her family by her side. Born Jan. 29, 1955, in Burlington to Evelyn Joyce Kimmell and the late James Keith Kimmell. She graduated from Le Roy High School in 1973. She attended Emporia State University, graduating in 1977

Ken Oliphant

Ken Oliphant

Kenneth “Ken” Oliphant, age 82, retired Boeing Computer Services employee, passed away peacefully June 29, 2018 with his children by his side. Ken was born Dec. 1, 1935, in Iola. He was the only child of Walter and Louise (Dickerson) Oliphant. After graduating from Iola High School, Ken played two years of basketball at Iola

Eula McKee

Eula McKee

Eula McKee Eula Darlene McKee, age 60, passed away at her rural Bronson home on June 26, 2018, after a brief illness. Eula was born on Jan. 15, 1958, in Garnett, to Walter J. Stotler and Iva J. Zornes Stotler. Eula married the love of her life, Douglas McKee, on July 9, 1973, in Iola.

Kristi Brown

Kristi Brown

Kristi Dawn Brown, age 45, of rural Parsons, died Thursday, June 21, 2018, after losing a battle with esophageal cancer. Kristi was born on Oct. 7, 1972, in Parsons, to James Donald “Jim” and Donna L. (Laver) Krokstrom. The service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Parsons. Burial will

Richard Burris

Richard Burris

Richard Burris passed away peacefully at Allen County Regional Hospital in Iola on Saturday, June 23, 2018, at 89 years old. John Richard Burris was the oldest of 11 children, born to Mose and Anna (Swan) Burris. He was born on his great-grandmother’s homestead in Olpe on Oct. 1, 1928. He married Lois Jean Weseloh

Lois Lamb

Lois Lamb

Lois Irene Lamb, age 86, a resident of rural Bronson, passed away early Sunday, June 17, 2018, at Mercy Hospital in Fort Scott. She was born March 10, 1932, in Bronson, the daughter of William Harold “Peanut” Rogers and Claribel Petri Stewart Rogers. She graduated from Bronson High School. Lois married Robert R. Lamb on

Cheryl Krieger-Specht

Cheryl Krieger-Specht

Cheryl Ann Krieger-Specht 60, of Pittsburg, died Saturday, June 16, 2018 at the home of her daughter following a courageous battle with cancer. Cheryl was born May 31, 1958, in Denver, Colo., the daughter of Raymond and Josephine (Hen-shaw) Krieger. Cheryl earned her associate degree at Friends University, Wichita. Cheryl recently worked as a certified

Thomas Ensley

Thomas Ensley

Thomas G. Ensley, age 91, of Colony, died Friday, June 15, 2018, at Residential Living Center, Garnett. Graveside memorial inurnment will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, at Welda Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. You may send your condolences to the family at www.feuerbornfuneral.com. Obituaries