BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Chuck Riedle, 65, of Bentonville, Ark., died Thursday, June 10, 2010, in Springdale, Ark.
He was born Oct. 19, 1944, in Mound Valley to Fred and Louise Miller Riedle.
He was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Independence.
Survivors include his wife, Tammie Riedle; a daughter, Amanda Holler of Dearing; three sons, Gerald Riedle and Wayne Riedle, both of Independence, and J.R. Parker of Bentonville, Ark.; ...
Velma L. Hollon
Velma L. Hollon, 87, of Columbus, formerly of Oswego, died at 6:40 p.m. Thursday, June 10, 2010, at Medicalodge of Columbus, where she had resided the past two years. She was born Jan. 3, 1923, in Oswego to Elmer Dale and Maggie Mae (Stice) Richardson. She was a lifelong resident of Southeast Kansas, where she grew up and attended Gore School. She enjoyed flower gardening and helping her children with their cattle operations. She married ...
Adam Lee Beery
Adam Lee Beery, 28, of Parsons died at 3 p.m. Thursday at Via Christi Regional Medical Center/St. Francis Campus in Wichita. He was born Dec. 10, 1981, in Parsons to Ronnie L. and Linda (Cuddy) Beery. He grew up in Parsons where he attended Lincoln Elementary School and Parsons High School. He also attended Labette County High School in Altamont. He was employed by McDonald’s.. He married Precious Soap on Sept. 16, 2005, in Stilwell, Okla...
Adam Lee Beery
Adam Lee Beery, 28, of Parsons died at 3 p.m. Thursday, June 10, 2010, at Via Christi Regional Medical Center/St. Francis Campus in Wichita. He is survived by his wife, Precious Beery, of the home.
Complete obituary details will be announced by Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be left at www.forbeshoffman.com.
William A. ‘Bill’ Burnett Jr.
ST. PAUL — William A. “Bill” Burnett, Jr., 82, of St. Paul died at 12:45 a.m. Thursday, June 10, 2010, at Prairie Mission Retirement Village in St. Paul.
He was born Sept. 7, 1927, in rural St. Paul to William A. Burnett Sr. and Ethel Ida (Schornick) Burnett. As a young boy, he grew up in rural St. Paul, where he attended schools and later attended St. Paul High School.
For a time, he worked for the Katy Railroad before entering the United ...
Diana F. Jones
Diana F. Jones, 67, a longtime Parsons resident, died in the early morning hours of Wednesday, June 9, 2010, at her home in Altamont, where she moved from Parsons three weeks ago. Death followed a courageous battle with cancer that was first diagnosed in July 2009.
She was born Jan. 16, 1943, in Parsons to John and Winnogene “Pat” Schofield.
She grew up in Parsons and graduated from Parsons High School in 1961. She also graduated from Pittsbu...
Alice Virginia Williams
Alice Virginia Williams, 84, of Parsons died at 10:59 p.m. Monday, June 7, 2010, at Elmhaven East. She was born Feb. 28, 1926, in Columbus to James Monroe and Lydia (Young) Lewis. She grew up and attended schools in Columbus and Riverton High School. In 1943, she married James Wallace McGuire in Nashville, Tenn. While he was serving his country during World War II, she lived with her mother in Sherwin. Upon his discharge, they lived in Os...
Diana F. Jones
ALTAMONT — Diana F. Jones, 67, Altamont, died in the early morning hours on Wednesday, June 9, 2010, at her home in Altamont where she moved from Parsons three weeks ago. She was the wife of Leroy Jones and was a retired teacher at the Labette County High School in Altamont.
The service is tentatively scheduled for Saturday at Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Parsons.
Further obituary details and funeral arrangements will be announced.
Alice Virginia Williams
Alice Virginia Williams, 84, of Parsons died at 10:59 p.m. Monday, June 7, 2010, at Elmhaven East. She is survived by her husband, Robert “Bob” Williams, of the home. The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home. Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Fraternal Order of Eagles Max Baer Heart Fund. These ...
Thelma Louise Bryant
PAOLO — Thelma Louise Bryant, 85, of Paola, died Friday, May 28, 2010, at her home. She was born Oct. 28, 1924, in Chetopa to William and Edith Louise (Pearson) Fulkerson. She grew up in Southeastern Kansas area, attending school through the eighth grade. On Jan. 1, 1945, she married Dale Eugene Bryant in Independence. He died in 2005. She was a homemaker. Survivors include three sons, Robert Dean of Lawrence, Roger of Louisburg, Randy o...
Gary L. Sandborn
WICHITA — Gary L. Sandborn, 67, of Wichita died Saturday, June 5, 2010, at his residence in Wichita.
He was born July 1, 1942, Tulsa to Kenneth and Elda (France) Sandborn.
He attended Arkansas City High School and the Wichita Area Vocational and Technical College.
He married Carolyn Shepard on May 30, 1961, in Newkirk, Okla. She survives of the home.
He formerly worked for Ervin Auto and Marine in Parsons.
Other survivors include a son, Ron S...
Beverly ‘Kay’ Shook
INDEPENDENCE — Beverly “Kay” Shook, 65, of Independence died Friday, June 4, 2010, at her brother’s home in Wichita. She was born on Nov. 12, 1944, in Cherryvale to William and Opal (Russell) Shook. She graduated from Cherryvale High School. She retired from the decal department at Hackney and Sons of Independence. Survivors include two brothers, Bill L. Shook of Wichita and Max Shook of El Paso, Texas. The service will be at 1 p.m. toda...
Norma D. Carrico
Norma D. Carrico, 79, of Thayer died at 5 a.m. Sunday, June 6, 2010, at her home in Thayer. She was born in Cherryvale on April 4, 1931, the daughter of Raymond V. and Mamie (Nelson) Padley. She attended schools in Thayer. She married Merwin Bowers on Sept. 11, 1947. He preceded her in death on Oct. 20, 1965. She married Dale C. Stafford on Aug. 23, 1974. He preceded her in death in May 28, 1986. On Sept. 21, 1990, she was married Jack L. ...
Donald Delos Alvord
Donald Delos Alvord, 84, of Parsons, formerly of Winfield, died on Saturday, June 5, 2010, at Labette Health.
He was born June 5, 1926, in Minneapolis, Minn., to Ira D. and Alda (Simmons) Alvord. He was raised and attended school in Yates Center, graduating from high school there.
He was a retired USD 465 certified employee.
He was a member of First Baptist Church for more than 60 years and also worked as head custodian.
He married Cecil Audin...
Paul William Hunter
Paul William Hunter of rural Parsons died Saturday, June 5, 2010, at Elmhaven East nursing home in Parsons. He was born Aug. 14, 1921, to William W. and Hope E. (Campbell) Hunter of rural Labette City. He graduated from Labette County Community High School in Altamont in 1938 and from Parsons Junior College in 1940. Hunter served three and a half years in the Army Air Corps in World War II, attaining the rank of captain. He crossed the “Hu...
Charles ‘Charlie’ Cervantes
Charles “Charlie” Cervantes, 91, of Parsons died at 6:50 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, 2010, at Labette Health. He was born April 6, 1919, in Parsons to Simon S. and Maria (Paramo) Cervantes. He grew up in Parsons, where he attended McKinley Elementary School and graduated from Parsons High School. He served during World War II in the U.S. Army from 1941 to 1945. Upon his honorable discharge, he returned to Parsons, where he worked at the former...
William Lee ‘Bill’ Knedgen
William Lee “Bill” Knedgen, 85, a lifelong resident of Parsons, died at 8 a.m. Wednesday, June 2, 2010, at Elmhaven West. He was born July 19, 1924, in Parsons to Frank Blaise and Clara Theresa (Young) Knedgen. He grew up in Parsons where he graduated from Parsons High School and attended Labette Community College two years. He married Lorene L. Burlingame on Oct. 6, 1945, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Parsons. He was employed by t...
Margaret L. Tredway
CHANUTE — Margaret L. Tredway, 94, of Chanute, and a former resident of Parsons and Erie, died at 2:04 a.m. Wednesday, June 2, 2010, at the Heritage Health Care in Chanute.
She was born Aug. 24, 1915, in rural Erie to Robert H. and Elsie (Moffitt) Coover. She attended area schools and graduated from the Erie High School.
On May 20, 1934, she married Roy T. Tredway in Kimball. They lived on a farm near Kimball until 1941, when they moved to th...
Michael ‘Mikey’ Henninger
Michael “Mikey” Henninger, 35, of Parsons died Tuesday, June 1, 2010 in Parsons.
He was born Aug. 24, 1974, at Winchester, a son of William J. “Willie” and Donna J. (Gillespie) Henninger. He was raised in Oskaloosa and graduated from Oskaloosa High School with the Class of 1994. He later received his solo flight pilot’s license from McPherson Community College. He moved to Parsons in 1994. For many years he worked construction at LaForge and...
Charles ‘Charlie’ Cervantes
Charles “Charlie” Cervantes, 91, of Parsons died at 6:50 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, 2010, at Labette Health. He is survived by his wife, Lupe Cervantes. The funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery. The rosary will be at 5 p.m. Sunday at Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends immediately following. Memorials are suggested to Disabled American V...