Alfred Perutelli II
BUCKINGHAM, Va. — Alfred Charles "Fred" Perutelli II, 53, of Buckingham, Va., died on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, from injuries sustained in an accident on a highway.
He was born on May 11, 1958, in Jacksonville, Fla., to Janette (Kramer) and Alfred Charles Perutelli, who formerly lived in the Galesburg area.
Mr. Perutelli was a carpenter.
He married Patricia Witt. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include two sons, Alfred Charles Peru...
Theresa Elizabeth 'Audrey' Marlow
TOPEKA — Theresa Elizabeth “Audrey” Marlow, 94, of Topeka passed away on Wednesday, April 25, 2012.
She was born Nov. 9, 1917, in Topeka the daughter of John R. and Ora B. Rhule Snook. She was a lifelong Topeka resident.
Mrs. Marlow was a homemaker, enjoyed baking and had a passionate love for her flowers.
She married Howard Marlow Sr. on Sept. 27, 1947, in Topeka. He preceded her in death on Oct. 8, 2004.
Survivors include her children, Jan...
Brenda K. Hull
ALTOONA — Brenda K. Hull, 71, of Altoona died Thursday, April 19, 2012, at her daughter’s home in Tulsa.
She was born May 24, 1940, in Welch, Okla., the daughter of Warren F. and Dica E. (Donaho) Hartsock. She was a graduate of Welch High School. She earned an associate’s degree in nursing from Labette Community College, and a bachelor of arts degree in missions from the University of Kansas Seminary.
On Feb. 25, 1958, in Miami, Okla., sh...
Martha Lou Headley
CHERRYVALE — Martha Lou Headley, 93, of Cherryvale died Friday, April 20, 2012, at the Cherryvale Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born April 12, 1919, in Parsons the daughter of Floyd and Hallie (Jarvis) Tarr. She grew up in Columbus and attended the Columbus schools.
On April 12, 1935, in Columbus she married Kenneth Headley. He died in February 1999.
Survivors include a daughter Diantha Hanson of Cherryvale; two adopted daughter...
Gerda Geraldine Stillwell
OSWEGO — Gerda Geraldine Stillwell, 85, of Oswego died at 2:27 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at Chetopa Manor nursing home in Chetopa following a lengthy illness.
She was born on Feb. 27, 1927, in Wood, S.D., to Otto and Margaret (Woehl) Herman. As a young girl, she grew up and attended school in Wood.
She married Woodrow Dick Stillwell on Nov. 16, 1946, in Omaha, Neb.
She worked 18 years as a certified health unit coordinator at Nebraska Me...
Michael N. Wisecarver
WICHITA — Michael N. Wisecarver, 21, of Wichita died at 11:50 a.m. Thursday, April 19, 2012, at his home following a lengthy illness.
He was born July 27, 1990, in Wichita to Greg and Lori Marie (Kimble) Wisecarver. He grew up in Wichita, where he attended school and worked at Taco Bell for a time.
Survivors include his mother, Lori M. (Kimble) Sutherland of the home in Wichita and formerly of Parsons; his father, Greg Wisecarver of Wichita; ...
Anthony 'Tony' A. Oplotnik Jr.
BAXTER SPRINGS — Anthony “Tony” A. Oplotnik Jr., 69, of Baxter Springs passed from this life suddenly at his home Thursday, April 19, 2012.
He was born Feb. 10, 1943, in West Mineral to the union of Tony and Mildred (Fouts) Oplotnik. He enjoyed fishing and collecting antiques.
He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Jeri Andrews; two daughters, Tonya Banzet and her husband, Bruce, of Ida, La., and Michelle Pierce and her husband, Bobby, of Bo...
Michael N. Wisecarver
WICHITA — Michael N. Wisecarver, 21, of Wichita died at 11:50 a.m. Thursday, April 19, 2012, at his home following a lengthy illness. He is survived by his mother, Lori Sutherland, of the home in Wichita; and father, Greg Wisecarver, of Wichita.
Complete obituary details and funeral arrangements will be announced by Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Parsons.
Online condolences may be left at www.forbeshoffman.com.
Gerda Geraldine Stillwell
OSWEGO — Gerda Geraldine Stillwell, 85, of Oswego, formerly of Omaha, Neb., died at 2:27 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at Chetopa Manor following a lengthy illness. She was preceded in death by her husband, Woodrow Stillwell.
A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Omaha under the direction of Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Parsons.
Memorials are suggested to the Nebraska Humane Society. These may be left at...
Alice Ann Hornung
OSWEGO — Alice Ann Hornung passed away at her home in Oswego on Tuesday, April 17, 2012. She had been in declining health, however, death was not expected at this time.
Alice was born in Diamond, Mo., on April 2, 1941. She married the love of her life, Ted, in Parsons on Jan. 28, 1967.
Together they raised three children. She was an Army wife until Ted’s retirement in 1981. She held down the fort at home during her husband’s combat tours an...
Mary F. Grant
EUDORA — Mary F. Grant, 96, of Eudora died Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
She was born March 25, 1916, in Numaran, Mexico, the daughter of de Delores and Bessie (Guillen) Moreno.
She worked as a cook for 40 years in hospitals in Parsons, Kentucky and Lawrence. She retired as an employee with Allied King Radio in Lawrence.
She was a member of the Holy Family Catholic Church in Eudora and the St. Theresa Altar Society...
Isaiah Neel, infant son of William “Bill” Neel and Wendy (George) Russell of Chetopa, died at 8:02 a.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at the Via Christi St. Joseph Campus in Wichita.
In addition to his parents, survivors include paternal grandparents, William Neel III of San Francisco, Calif., Sharen Neel of Bentonville, Ark.; maternal grandparents, Rebecca George of Oswego; two brothers, Nicholas Neel and Jesse Russell of Chetopa; and a sister, J...
Nicolasa Sanchez, 82, of Parsons died at 9:32 p.m. Sunday, April 15, 2012, at her residence.
She was born on Dec. 6, 1929, at Acajutla, El Salvador, to Gregorio and Maria (Figueroa) Sanchez. She grew up near Acajutla and attended schools there. She was a housekeeper and a homemaker. She came to the United States to visit family frequently and moved here in August of last year when her health declined.
She married Jose Antonio Sanchez in El S...
Kathryn M. 'Kay' Alford
CHETOPA — Kathryn M. “Kay” Alford, 84, of Chetopa died at 9:15 a.m., Saturday, April 14, 2012, at Chetopa Manor.
She was born June 20, 1927, in Cordova, Alaska, to Leslie Archie and Frances Marie (Butler) Dyer. As a young girl, she attended school near Wichita.
In 1961, she enrolled in a pastry-baking course in Wichita offered by the Board of Education. Through the years she was employed in food service.
She married Ronald G. Knight in the...
Nicolasa Sanchez, 82, of Parsons died at 9:32 a.m. Sunday, April 15, 2012, at her residence.
Further obituary information and service arrangements will be announced by Carson-Wall Funeral Home.
Kenneth E. Armstrong
CHETOPA — Kenneth E. Armstrong, 73, of Chetopa died at 4:50 a.m. Friday, April 13, 2012, at Chetopa Manor nursing home.
He was born May 1, 1938, in Chetopa to William McKinley and Juanita Madolyn (Jones) Armstrong. He grew up and attended schools in Chetopa and was a 1956 graduate of Chetopa High School.
After high school, he entered the U.S. Army. He later entered the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy. He was a paratrooper until injury forced re...
Kenneth E. Armstrong
CHETOPA — Kenneth E. Armstrong, 73, of Chetopa died at 4:50 a.m. Friday, April 13, 2012, at the Chetopa Manor.
The service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bath-Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Chetopa. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday prior to the service.
Memorials are suggested to St. Paul United Methodist Church. These may be left at or mailed to the funeral home, P.O. Box 346...
Sharon C. Hiler
LIMA, Ohio — Sharon C. “Grandma-Bop” Hiler, 72, of Lima, Ohio, formerly of Parsons, died at 2:40 a.m. Monday, April 9, 2012, at her home.
She was born Feb. 3, 1940, at Chanute to Fred R. and Thelma L. (Ray) Waters.
Mrs. Hiler was a top-selling independent Avon representative. She was a breast cancer survivor.
She married Jim Hiler on Sept. 12, 1958. He survives.
She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
Other survivors includ...
Tyler Shane Patton
WICHITA — Tyler Shane Patton, 25, of Wichita died Sunday, April 8, 2012.
Survivors include his parents, Greg and Bobbie Frye of Wichita; his siblings, Kevin (Veronica) Patton, Brian (Kristi) Patton, Robert (Jenny) Reyes and Michelle Reyes; grandparents, Jean Knowles, Leah Frye and Bob Page; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his biological father, David Patton; and his grandparents, Bob Knowles, F...
Sharman Mullen Blasing
TOPEKA — Sharman Mullen Blasing, 60, of Topeka passed away on Sunday, April 8, 2012, at Midland Hospice House after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.
She was born on Dec. 5, 1951, in Russell the daughter of W. Gale and Raeme Lee (Wamsley) Mullen.
Sharman graduated from Erie High School and Kansas State University, cum laude, with a degree in clothing and retailing. After graduation, she worked for the Jones Store in Kansas City, M...