Raymond M. "Ray" Worthington
ST. PAUL -- Raymond M. "Ray" Worthington, 81, of St. Paul, formerly of Stark, died at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19, 2009, at Prairie Mission Retirement Village in St. Paul. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Worthington. The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Friends Home Lutheran Church in Savonburg. Burial will be in Mount Moriah Cemetery. Complete obituary details will be announced by Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Parsons.
THAYER -- Elizabeth French, 88, a longtime Thayer resident, died Tuesday afternoon at the home of her daughter in Fairview, Okla.
Funeral service arrangements and obituary details will be announced by Carson-Wall Funeral Home of Parsons.
Margaret L. Brooks
THAYER -- Margaret L. Brooks, 86, of Thayer died at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009, at Labette Health in Parsons. The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Thayer Christian Church. Cremation will follow the service, and a private committal service will be held at a later date. The family will receive friends at Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Parsons from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday. Memorials are suggested to the Thayer Christian Church Youth Gr...
Marguarette G. Baunhofer-Davis
CHETOPA -- Marguarette G. Baunhofer-Davis, 91, of Chetopa died at 3:45 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009, at the Chetopa Manor. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Davis. The service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Community Bible Church in Chetopa. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery at Chetopa. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Bath-Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Chetopa. Memorials are suggested to Ch...
Edna 'Red' Wiseman
OSWEGO -- Edna "Red" Wiseman, 53, of Oswego died Friday, Jan. 16, 2009, in Oswego.
She was born Sept. 22, 1955, in Oswego to Mandes and Delores (Jarman) Becker. She graduated from Labette County High School and Labette Community College, earning a degree as a licensed practical nurse.
She married Michael Dean Wiseman in 1973. He died March 11, 1983. She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Oswego.
She is survived by a daughter, Kelli ...
Howard Wayne "Bub" Driskill
NOWATA, Okla. -- Howard Wayne "Bub" Driskill, 61, of Nowata, Okla., died at 3:50 a.m. Friday, Jan. 16, 2009, in the Jane Phillips Medical Center in Bartlesville.
He is survived by his daughter, Jodi, of Nowata; his mother, Lorene Driskill of Nowata; a sister, Linda Nordyke of Nowata; a brother, Joe Driskill; and three grandchildren.
A graveside service and final committal rites are scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday at the Relocated Cemetery at Nowa...
DENNIS -- Tanja Drumm, 55, of Dennis died at 12:30 a.m. Monday Jan. 12, 2009, at Labette Health. She had been in her usual health and death was not expected.
She was born May 27, 1953, in Chatham, Ontario, Canada, to Hans Karl and Jeannine (DeDobbelaere) Ernst.
She grew up in Canada. She earned an associate degree in Reno, Nev.
She married Stanley Drumm on Feb. 22, 2002, in Miami, Okla. He survives of the home.
Survivors also include her pare...
David Theodore King
ERIE -- David Theodore King, 56, of Erie died at 1:45 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009, at Labette Health. His death followed a short illness but was unexpected. He was born Dec. 31, 1952, at Chillicothe, Mo., to William Raymond King Sr. and Dorothy (Ellis) King. He was raised in Stark He served in the U.S. Army. He worked for 35 years as a truck driver and owned his own trucks. He married Loretta A. Vincent on May 20, 1988, at Stark. She surv...
Adeline Selma Hill
LOGAN -- Adeline Selma Hill, 90, of Logan died Jan. 10, 2009, in Phillipsburg. She was born Jan. 12, 1918, near Juniata, Neb., to Fredrick and Wilimena (Einsparh) Neinhueser. She married Theo Hill on Jan. 31, 1943, in Oakland, Calif. He preceded her in death in 1972. She was a homemaker and seamstress. Survivors include three sons, Ted Hill of Erie, David Hill of Arvada, Colo., and Gail Hill of Oklahoma City; six grandchildren; and three g...
Onether Marie Grayson
PITTSBURG -- Onether Marie Grayson, 69, of Pittsburg died on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2009, at her home. Marie was born May 18, 1939, in Yale to Elder Walter and Ruby Beatrice (Evans) Dorsey Sr. She attended area schools, including Kansas State Teacher's College and Labette County Community College. She was employed at SEK-CAP/Head Start from 1968 until the present. She married Edward (Sonny) Blurton Jr. and the union later ended. From that union f...
Wilma (Phillips) Welden
WICHITA -- Wilma (Phillips) Welden, 88, of Wichita, a former Southeast Kansas resident, died at 6 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009, at the Catholic Care Center in Wichita. She was born Feb. 6, 1920, in Monmouth, Ill., to Homer Roscoe and Marchie Emeline (Payton) Phillips. She was a retired secretary for U.S. Army personnel. Survivors include two sons, Glen Welden of Neosho, Mo., and Virgil Welden of Gillette, Wyo.; a daughter, Nancy Wright of ...
DENNIS -- Tanja Drumm, 55, of Dennis died at 12:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 12, 2009, at Labette Health. She had been in her usual health and death was not expected.
She is survived by her husband, Stanley Drumm, of the home.
The service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21, at the United Methodist Church in Dennis. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Par...
WICHITA -- JoAnn Lindsay, 71, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2009, at East Hampton Estates in Wichita.
She was born on Aug. 6, 1937, in Independence to Homer and Ruby (Willis) Graves.
She married Samuel C. Lindsay on Dec. 26, 1952. He preceded her in death.
She worked as an inspector for Beech Aircraft for 30 years before her retirement. She was a member of Westside Freewill Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Cindy Green of Wichita; a brothe...
Wilma (Phillips) Welden
Wilma (Phillips) Welden, 88, of Wichita, a former Southeast Kansas resident, died at 6 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009, at the Catholic Care Center in Wichita. The service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Bath-Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Chetopa. Complete obituary details and funeral arrangements will be announced.
Bonnie L. Oden
Bonnie L. Oden, 87, of Parsons died at 1:55 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009, at Elmhaven West. She had been in failing health.
She was born June 17, 1921, near Independence to Clyde B. and Mary Alyce (Storey) Linscott. The family moved to Cherryvale during her junior high school years and she graduated from Cherryvale High School in 1938.
She again lived in Independence before moving to Parsons in 1955. For 30 years, she was employed as a secreta...
Allen E. Barragar
Allen E. Barragar, 48, a lifelong resident of rural Parsons, died at 6:05 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 11, 2009, at the Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, Mo., following a courageous battle of 15 months with glioblastoma stage IV brain cancer.
He was born Feb. 7, 1960, in Parsons to Everett Eugene and Marilyn Joan (Wheelen) Barragar. He grew up in the Parsons area and attended schools at Lincoln Elementary School and Parsons Junior High School and...
Louis Conger Jr.
Louis Conger Jr., 59, of Parsons died at 8:56 a.m. Friday, Jan. 9, 2009, in the emergency room at Labette Health. He was born June 27, 1949, at Parsons to Louis and Adell (Mamie) Conger Jr. He grew up at Parsons and attended Douglass School. He enjoyed a colorful and exciting life within the Parsons community. He is survived by three brothers, Tommy Conger and James Randell, both of Independence, and Curtis Dunn of Parsons; a sister, Cleo G...
Elliott Lee Hosack
Elliott Lee Hosack ELDORADO -- Elliott Lee Hosack, 58, of El Dorado passed away Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. He was born on Aug. 16, 1950, in Chanute to Robert E. and Welthalee (Lasater) Hosack. Elliott had valiantly waged a lifetime battle with cerebral palsy. He had resided at the Creative Community Living's group home in El Dorado since 1997. He enjoyed sitting outside on the patio, greeting people at the f...
ERIE -- Peggie Nicholas, 67, of rural Erie died at 9 a.m. Friday, Jan. 9, 2009, at her home. She had been in failing health.
She was born on Oct. 17, 1941, at Canton, Ohio, to Peter and Velma Mae Zerby. She grew up at Canton and attended schools there.
She moved to Wichita, where she worked at Cessna. She moved to rural Erie in 1983 and worked at HiLo Manufacturing in Chanute.
She married Vergil Nicholas on Sept. 6, 1983, at Miami, Okla. He su...
Winston A. McKee
HUTCHINSON -- Winston A. McKee, 93, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009, at Dillon Living Center in Hutchinson. He was born on Dec. 27, 1915, in Dallas to Robert and Beulah (Allsup) McKee in Dallas. He graduated from Galesburg High School in 1934. He was a self-employed farmer. He was a township farm representative to the Douglas County Extension Council. Survivors include his cousins, Dwight Allsup of Sterling and Jean Ann Kibbe of Hutchinson. ...