ALTAMONT — Kenneth Edward Herold, 92, of Altamont died at 11:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at Labette Health.
He was born June 3, 1920, in Spearville to Louis and Cressie (Tubbs) Herold. He was a graduate of Labette County Community High School in Altamont. During World War II, he served in the Army as a communication specialist in the Pacific Theatre.
He married Mary Ethel Dennis on Dec. 22, 1940, in Chanute. Through the years, he farmed with his brother, Henry, in the Altamont area until retiring.
Mr. Herold was a charter member of the Independent Baptist Church, now Grace Baptist Church, in Altamont, where he served as a deacon and Sunday school teacher. He was also a member of the Labette County Farm Bureau Association and the Altamont Co-op and had served as a board member for each organization.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Ethel Herold of the home; a son, Kenneth Herold Jr. and his wife, Linda, of Altamont; four daughters, Carolyn Evans and her husband, Roger, of Wichita, Cleora Ulbrich and her husband, Norman, of Girard, Judy Herold of Kansas City, Kan., and Patty Benton and her husband, Tim, of Garnett; 16 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Cleora Borgman of Grand Prairie, Texas, Lucretia Cabias of Santa Monica, Calif., and Margaret Lansdowne of Manhattan.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Louis Herold on Dec. 14, 2002, and Henry Herold on Sept. 1, 2009.
The service will be at 11 a.m., Saturday at the Grace Baptist Church in Altamont. Burial will be Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Altamont with military honors by Brown-Bishop Post No. 704, Veterans of Foreign Wars. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Bath-Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Altamont.
Memorials are suggested to Wounded Warriors or the Worldview Resource Group for missionaries, John and Marge Cosby. These may be left at or mailed to the funeral home, P.O. Box 325, Altamont, 67330.
Online condolences may be left at www.forbeshoffman.com.
Jim M. 'Hime' Brown
Jim M. "Hime" Brown, 61, of Parsons died at 11:20 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at his home. He had been in failing health but his death was unexpected.
He was born on March 3, 1951, in Columbus, Ohio. He was raised by his mother, Margaret, and his stepfather, Charles Anders.
he enjoyed spending time with his daughters and his numerous good friends.
Survivors include his wife, Carol (Milks) Brown of the home; two daughters, Katrina and Sarah Brown; two brothers, two sisters and their families.
No service is planned as per Jim's request.
The family suggests memorials to the Wounded Warriors project, Disabled American Veterans or a charity of the donor's choice. The Midland Cremation Society of Joplin handled cremation arrangements.