Francis J. 'Frank' Giefer
ST. PAUL — Francis J. “Frank” Giefer, 90, a lifelong farmer and stockman of St. Paul, died at 11:07 p.m. Sunday, June 12, 2011, at Prairie Mission Retirement Village in St. Paul surrounded by his wife and all of his children.
He was born Jan. 11, 1921, in South Mound to Francis Jacob and Anna Marie (Holtkamp) Giefer. He lived his entire life in the St. Paul and South Mound areas.
At the age of 16 when his father had a stroke, Frank assumed r...
Jonathan R. Natt Jr.
Jonathan R. Natt Jr., 11, of Parsons died early Wednesday morning, June 8, 2011, in the Emergency Room at Labette Health. His death was unexpected.
He was born July 17, 1999, in Parsons to Jonathan R. Natt Sr. and Donna Kendrick. He grew up in Parsons where he attended Guthridge Elementary School and had recently completed sixth grade at Parsons Middle School.
He was a member of the Macedonia Soul Winning Ministry, where he participated in ...
Brenda L. Nelson
Brenda L. Nelson, 53, of Parsons died at 4:57 a.m. Sunday, June 12, 2011, at Labette Health. She had been in failing health. Her husband, Dan Nelson, survives of the home. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery. The rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday evening at the church. The family will receive friends following the rosary at the parish hall...
Kimberly 'Kim' Juenemann
CHETOPA — Kimberly “Kim” Knudson Juenemann, 55, of Chetopa peacefully passed away Friday, June 10, 2011, at her home in Chetopa.
She was born on Dec. 5, 1955, in Colby to Jack and Dorothy (Cox) Knudson. Her childhood years were spent in Rexford, graduating from Golden Plains High School. She then earned her associate degree from Colby Community College, Colby. She was awarded a bachelor of arts in English education with honors and a master o...
Jurie Lindley, 60, of Southampton, Mass., died Monday, May 30, 2011, after battling pancreatic cancer for 2 and 1/2 years.
She was born April 11, 1951, in Parsons the only child of Leon and Helen (Taylor) Woolery. She graduated from Parsons High School (1969), attended Labette County Community College and Kansas State University, and graduated from the University of Louisville (1973) with a bachelor of science in home economics.
She married D...
Leroy 'Jack' Murdock Sr.
Leroy “Jack” Murdock Sr., 70, of Parsons died at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, 2011, at his home. He had been in failing health.
He was born Dec. 25, 1940, at Picher, Okla, to Frederick Paul and Madge (Allen) Murdock. He grew up and attended school in Picher.
On June 12, 1960, he married Dixie Peterson at Pittsburg. They have lived in Parsons most of their married life. In his early adult years he worked at the Parsons Cold Storage and for 27 ...
Mary Jo Hartwell
Mary Jo Hartwell, 84, of Parsons died at 4:57 a.m. Thursday, June 9, 2011, at Parsons Presbyterian Manor.
She was born Nov. 12, 1926, at Humboldt the youngest of eight children born to Milton B. and Nellie (Miller) Allen. Her early years were spent in Humboldt and Iola and she graduated from Iola High School.
She came to Parsons to work at the Kansas Ordnance Plant.
She married Eugene E. “Buck” Hartwell on May 19, 1946, at St. Mary’s Cathol...
Eileen D. McAtee
ST. PAUL — Eileen D. McAtee, 84, of St. Paul died about 10 a.m. Thursday, June 9, 2011, at her residence. Death was unexpected. She was born March 10, 1927, at rural Parsons to Edward S. and Gladys (Hull) Volmer. She grew up in the rural Parsons area and attended St. Patrick’s Grade School and Parsons High School, graduating in 1946. She also attended Parsons Junior College. On Nov. 7, 1946, she married George W. “Short” McAtee at the St. ...
Jonathan R. Natt Jr.
Jonathan R. Natt Jr., 11, of Parsons died early Wednesday morning, June 8, 2011, in the emergency room at Labette Health. His death was unexpected. The service will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Parsons. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Complete obituary details will be announced. Online condolences may be left at www.forbeshoff...
Patricia Jo 'Trisha' York
Patricia Jo “Trisha” York, 40, of McCune died at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, 2011, in the emergency room at Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg. Her death was unexpected. She is survived by her husband, Mike York, of the home. 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.
Clayton Eugene Standley
ST. PAUL — Clayton Eugene Standley, 77, of St. Paul died at 6:55 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, 2011, at his home. He was born June 22, 1933, in Centerton, Ark., to William O. and Grace E. (Sly) Standley. He was a 1952 graduate of Erie High School. He served in the United States Navy. From 1973 through 2010, he worked for O’Brien Rock Co. as diesel mechanic. He also served as chief of the volunteer fire departments in Erie and St. Paul and ha...
Mary Jo Hartwell
Mary Jo Hartwell, 84, of Parsons died at 4:57 a.m. Thursday, June 9, 2011, at Parsons Presbyterian Manor. She was the widow of Eugene “Buck” Hartwell, who preceded her in death on Dec. 24, 2009.
The funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Parsons. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery.
The parish rosary will be at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Carson-Wall Funeral Home.
Memorials are suggested to either Operation S...
ST. PAUL — Eileen McAtee, 84, of St. Paul died unexpectedly Thursday morning, June 9, 2011, at her home. She was the widow of G.W. “Short” McAtee, who died Aug. 26, 2006. Complete obituary details and funeral arrangements will be announced by Carson-Wall Funeral Home of St. Paul.
Jonathan R. Natt Jr.
Jonathan R. Natt Jr., 11, of Parsons died early Wednesday morning, June 8, 2011, in the emergency room at Labette Health. His death was unexpected.
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.
Sharon L. Callahan
WELLINGTON — Sharon L. Callahan, 49, of Wellington, formerly of Parsons, died Monday, June 6, 2011, at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita.
She was born April 24, 1962, in Wellington to Albert and Leola (Perry) Frost.
She was employed in the medical field and was most recently a certified medication aide with Sterling House.
Survivors include three daughters, Amy Wood of Topeka, Cari Martin of Wellington and Emily Wood of Parsons; a son, ...
Eileen B. Johnson
MOUND VALLEY — Eileen B. Johnson, 89, of Mound Valley died at 11:15 p.m. Sunday, June 5, 2011, at her home. She was born Aug. 24, 1921, in Ericson, Neb., to Elza and Ruby (Hindman) Wolfe. She grew up and attended schools in Ericson and graduated from high school there. Prior to marriage, she worked briefly at the stockyards in Ericson. On April 9, 1944, she married Paul Johnson in Ericson. Following marriage, they moved to Mound Valley, w...
Agnes M. Duncan
MOUNT VERNON, Mo. — Agnes M. Duncan, 90, of Mount Vernon, Mo., formerly of Chetopa, died at 12:10 a.m. Sunday, June 5, 2011, at Lawrence County Manor in Mount Vernon. She was born March 10, 1921, in Welch, Okla., to William and Elsie (Bryant) Ingram. She married Perry Lee Duncan on Dec. 23, 1939, in Farlington. In 1949, the coupled moved from Wichita to Chetopa where they owned and operated Duncan Greenhouse and Flower Shop for 30 years. ...
Maxine B. Harris
Maxine B. Harris, 76, of Parsons, formerly of Girard, died at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, June 5, 2011, at Labette Health. She was born July 5, 1934, at Carthage, Mo. to George Russell and Maudie Mae (Miller) Young. She graduated from Carthage High School, Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College at Miami, Okla., and also attended Pittsburg State University. In 1954 she married Thomas O. Harris at Miami, Okla. They divorced in 1981. She was employed in the o...
Thomas M. 'Tom' Lero
Thomas M. “Tom” Lero, 77, of Parsons died at 7:45 p.m. Monday, June 6, 2011, in Parsons. He was born March 13, 1934, at St. Paul to Joseph and Anna (Collins) Lero. He grew up in St. Paul and graduated from St. Francis High School. He lived in Parsons during his early adult years and was employed by the Meadow Gold Dairy. He lived in Wichita from 1975 to 1996 and worked for Meadow Gold and later Steffen’s Dairy. In 1996 he returned to St. P...
Agnes M. Duncan
MOUNT VERNON, Mo. — Agnes M. Duncan, 90, of Mount Vernon, Mo., formerly of Chetopa, died at 12:10 a.m. Sunday, June 5, 2011, at Lawrence County Manor in Mount Vernon. She was preceded in death by her husband, Perry Lee Duncan, on May 23, 1984. A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Oak Hill Cemetery in Chetopa. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the Bath-Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Chetopa. Memoria...