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Friday 07/19/2019
Nancy Sue Tiede
Updated: July 19, 2019 - 4:53 pm

ERIE — Nancy Sue Tiede, 62, of rural Erie died at 3:12 p.m. Thursday, July 18, 2019, at her home. Death was unexpected.

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Robert James Stine
Posted: July 19, 2019 - 4:50 pm

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. — Robert James Stine, 98, of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, died Thursday, July 18, 2019.

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Clinton Thomas ‘Tom’ Hudson
Posted: July 19, 2019 - 4:51 pm

ERIE — Clinton Thomas “Tom” Hudson, 87, of rural Erie died at 10:38 a.m. Friday, July 19, 2019, at Prairie Mission Retirement Village, St. Paul, where his wife, Melva, survives.

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Tuesday 07/16/2019
Nadine Smith
Posted: July 16, 2019 - 4:07 pm

GALESBURG — Nadine Smith, 87, of Galesburg died at 5:23 p.m. Monday, July 15, 2019, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center, Chanute.

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Monday 07/15/2019
Terrell Jean ‘Terri’ Scarborough
Posted: July 15, 2019 - 4:28 pm

Terrell Jean “Terri” Scarborough, 74, of Parsons passed away in the Springfield, Missouri, area following a brief illness.

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Johnnie Lee Carnahan
Posted: July 15, 2019 - 4:27 pm

Johnnie Lee Carnahan, 75, of Parsons passed away at 10:47 a.m. Sunday, July 14, 2019, at Woodridge Estates, Parsons. 

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Thursday 07/11/2019
Adrienne Smith
Posted: July 11, 2019 - 12:50 pm

CHICAGO — Adrienne Smith, 42, of Chicago, a native of the Stark area, died Monday morning, July 8, 2019, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, after a courageous four-year battle against sarcoma, an aggressive form of cancer.

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Wednesday 07/10/2019
Irma (Hoefling) Hawley
Posted: July 10, 2019 - 6:04 pm

PITTSBURG — Irma “Tookie” (Hoefling) Hawley, 86, of Pittsburg passed peacefully at 3:50 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg with her family surrounding her. Cause of death was congestive heart failure.

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Irma (Hoefling) Hawley
Updated: July 10, 2019 - 6:05 pm

PITTSBURG — Irma “Tookie” (Hoefling) Hawley, 86, of Pittsburg passed peacefully at 3:50 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg with her family surrounding her. Cause of death was congestive heart failure.

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Laura Emma Graves
Posted: July 10, 2019 - 5:53 pm

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Laura Emma Lee (Jones) Holt Graves of Jacksonville, Florida, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2019.

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Tuesday 07/09/2019
Adrienne M. Smith
Posted: July 09, 2019 - 5:08 pm

CHICAGO — Adrienne M. Smith, 42, of Chicago, a native of the Stark area, passed away Monday morning, July 8, 2019, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago.

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Frank Alderman
Posted: July 09, 2019 - 5:06 pm

Frank Alderman, 77, of Parsons died early Monday morning, July 8, 2019, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. His death followed a brief illness.

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Edward L. Ellis
Posted: July 09, 2019 - 10:57 am

Edward L. Ellis, 86, of Parsons died at 3:15 a.m. Monday, July 8, 2019, at Prairie Mission Retirement Village, St. Paul.

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Monday 07/08/2019
Frank Alderman
Posted: July 08, 2019 - 7:13 pm

Frank Alderman, 77, of Parsons died early Monday morning, July 8, 2019, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. His death followed a brief illness.

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Edward L. Ellis
Posted: July 08, 2019 - 4:58 pm

Edward L. Ellis, 86, of Parsons died at 3:15 a.m. Monday, July 8, 2019, at Prairie Mission Retirement Village, St. Paul.   

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Marilyn J. Sprague
Posted: July 08, 2019 - 4:31 pm

OSWEGO — Marilyn J. Sprague, 83, of Oswego passed away at 8:10 a.m. Sunday, July 7, 2019, at Freeman Health Systems, Joplin.

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Adrienne Smith
Updated: July 08, 2019 - 12:45 pm

CHICAGO — Adrienne Smith, 42, of Chicago, a native of the Stark area, died Monday morning, July 8, 2019, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago. She was the daughter of Pat and Judy Smith of Stark and sister of Stephanie LaRue of Erie.

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Friday 07/05/2019
Gordon Lee Rexwinkle
Posted: July 05, 2019 - 5:24 pm

EDNA — Gordon Lee Rexwinkle, 90, Edna, died at 9:05 a.m. Friday, July 5, 2019, at Mercy Hospital, Joplin.  

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Frederick ‘Fred’ Lee Berger
Posted: July 05, 2019 - 5:25 pm

PITTSBURG — Frederick “Fred” Lee Berger, 74, of Pittsburg passed away at 4:05 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at his home.

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Friday 06/28/2019
Robert L. Fugate
Posted: June 28, 2019 - 9:50 pm

OSWEGO — Robert L. Fugate, 73, of rural Oswego passed away at 6:25 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at his home. 

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Galdina Mary Ramirez
Posted: June 28, 2019 - 9:51 pm

Galdina Mary Ramirez, 89, of Parsons passed away at 8:42 a.m. Thursday, June 27, 2019, at Good Samaritan Society  in Parsons.

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Thursday 06/27/2019
Jimmy Joe Harrison
Posted: June 27, 2019 - 8:00 pm

WICHITA — Jimmy Joe Harrison, 68, Navy veteran and retired pipefitter, passed away on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. He resided in Wichita, had a generous heart and always helped those in need.

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Ricky D. Martin
Posted: June 27, 2019 - 2:43 pm

OSWEGO — Ricky D. Martin, 61, longtime resident of Oswego Health and Rehab in Oswego, passed away at 3:44 a.m. Thursday, June 27, 2019, at Mercy Hospital in Joplin.

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Galdina Mary Ramirez
Updated: June 27, 2019 - 3:52 pm

Galdina Mary Ramirez, 89, of Parsons passed away at 8:42 a.m. Thursday, June 27, 2019, at Good Samaritan Society in Parsons. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joaquin, on Dec. 9, 2008.

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Robert Fugate
Posted: June 27, 2019 - 12:25 pm

OSWEGO — Robert Fugate, 73, of rural Oswego passed away at 6:25 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Connie, of the home.

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Tuesday 06/25/2019
Marie J. Leon
Posted: June 25, 2019 - 11:33 pm

Marie J. Leon, 70, of Parsons passed away surrounded by her family at her home at 7:44 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 2019.

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Steven M. Walker
Posted: June 25, 2019 - 11:34 pm

COFFEYVILLE — Steven M. Walker, 72, of Coffeyville left this earthly home unexpectedly at Coffeyville Regional Medical Center on Friday, June 21, 2019.

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Grace S. Argue
Posted: June 25, 2019 - 11:35 pm

DENNIS — Grace S. Argue, 81, passed away at her home in rural Dennis at 12:12 p.m. on Monday, June 24, 2019.

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Vern Leroy Heilman
Posted: June 25, 2019 - 11:36 pm

GALESBURG — Vern Leroy Heilman, 86, of Galesburg died at 8:36 a.m. Monday, June 24, 2019, at the University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas. 

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Monday 06/24/2019
Marie J. Leon
Posted: June 24, 2019 - 10:46 pm

Marie J. Leon, 70, of Parsons passed away surrounded by her family at her home at 7:33 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 2019. 

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Patsy Eileen (Faughn) Wininger
Posted: June 24, 2019 - 10:46 pm

McCUNE — Patsy Eileen (Faughn) Wininger, 74, of McCune passed away at 2:26 p.m. Friday, June 21, at Via Christi Village in Pittsburg. 

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Vern Leroy Heilman
Posted: June 24, 2019 - 10:45 pm

GALESBURG — Vern Leroy Heilman, 86, of Galesburg died at 8:36 a.m. Monday, June 24, 2019, at the University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas. Among survivors is his wife, Mary, of the home. 

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Grace S. Argue
Posted: June 24, 2019 - 10:45 pm

DENNIS — Grace S. Argue, 81, of rural Dennis passed away at her home on Monday, June 24, 2019.

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Friday 06/21/2019
Victor Allen Erbe
Posted: June 21, 2019 - 10:04 pm

THAYER — Victor Allen Erbe, 82, of rural Thayer passed away at Diversicare of Chanute on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. 

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Isaac Virtue
Posted: June 21, 2019 - 12:09 am

Isaac Virtue, 24, of Parsons passed away Thursday, June 13, 2019, at Barstow, California. His death was unexpected. 

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Wednesday 06/19/2019
Our Past: June 20
Posted: June 19, 2019 - 10:46 pm

These items were taken from the Sun’s editions 20, 30 and 40 years ago.

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Tuesday 06/18/2019
Mary Maud Baker Stranathan Beebe
Posted: June 18, 2019 - 11:11 pm

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Mary Maud Baker Stranathan Beebe passed away in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. She lost the struggle with cancer at age 87. 

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Gus Garcia
Posted: June 18, 2019 - 11:11 pm

Gus Garcia, 80, of Parsons passed away at 10:50 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at his home. 

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Gregory W. ‘Greg’ Peck
Posted: June 18, 2019 - 11:12 pm

ERIE — Gregory W. “Greg” Peck, 64, of rural Erie, a longtime cattle rancher, passed away at 2:03 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2019, at his home surrounded by his loving family. 

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Monday 06/17/2019
Sharon L. Gray
Posted: June 17, 2019 - 10:33 pm

OSWEGO — Sharon L. Gray, 74, of Oswego passed away at 6:10 p.m. Thursday, June 13, 2019, at the home of her daughter, Joyce, in Independence.

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Jessie M. Fewin
Posted: June 17, 2019 - 10:32 pm

NEWTON — Jessie M. Fewin, 79, died Friday, June 14, 2019, at Newton Medical Center.

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Gregory W. ‘Greg’ Peck
Posted: June 17, 2019 - 10:31 pm

ERIE — Gregory W. “Greg” Peck, 64, of Erie passed away at 2:03 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2019, at his home. His wife, Susie, survives of the home.

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Lindsey Marie Bodenhamer
Updated: July 08, 2019 - 1:01 pm

A beloved mother, daughter, granddaughter, sister, niece, cousin and friend, Lindsey Marie Bodenhamer, 33, died Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Mercy Hospital in Joplin.

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Friday 06/14/2019
Sharon L. Gray
Posted: June 14, 2019 - 6:44 pm

OSWEGO — Sharon L. Gray, 74, of Oswego passed away at 6:10 p.m. Thursday, June 13, 2019, at the home of her daughter, Joyce, in Independence.  

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Isaac Virtue
Posted: June 14, 2019 - 6:43 pm

Isaac Virtue, 24, of Parsons passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2019, at Barstow, California. His death was unexpected.

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Arlene L. Kennedy
Posted: June 14, 2019 - 6:42 pm

CHERRYVALE — Arlene L. Kennedy, 57, of Cherryvale passed away at 10:20 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Labette Health. Her death was unexpected.  

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Gregory W. ‘Greg’ Peck
Posted: June 14, 2019 - 6:41 pm

ERIE — Gregory W. “Greg” Peck, 64, of Erie died at 2:03 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2019, at his home. His wife, Susie, survives of the home.

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Arlene L. Kennedy
Posted: June 14, 2019 - 12:20 am

CHERRYVALE — Arlene L. Kennedy, 57, of Cherryvale passed away at 10:20 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Labette Health. Her death was unexpected. She is survived by her husband, Don Kennedy, of the home.

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Gene Clark
Posted: June 14, 2019 - 12:20 am

COLUMBUS — Donald Eugene Clark, 86, passed away Tuesday afternoon, June 11, 2019, at Medicalodge in Columbus following an illness.

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James C. ‘Jim’ Gwartney
Posted: June 14, 2019 - 12:21 am

CHETOPA — James C. “Jim” Gwartney, 77, formerly of Mound Valley, passed away at 9:50 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Chetopa Manor in Chetopa.

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