Betty Jo Lowry, 78, of Chanute passed away Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
Betty was born in Aguilar, Colo., on Jan. 23, 1934, the daughter of Joseph and Panola (Dooms) Skraznas.
She graduated from Chanute High School and was a homemaker.
Betty is survived two children, Ricky Dean Lowry and wife Sharrie of Humboldt, and Lorita Harvey of Bartlesville, Okla.; one daughter-in-law, Serena Lowry of Zirconia, N.C.; six grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Nadine Garcia of Chanute; and her best friend, Betty Barney of Chanute.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one son, Kerry Lynn Lowry.
Cremation has taken place.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Humboldt.
Penwell-Gabel Johnson Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials in her name may be made to The Faith House and may be left with the funeral home.
To leave a special message for the family online, visit www.PenwellGabelChanute.com
Marion Sue Kunkel, 74, Olathe, formerly of Moran and Chanute, passed away Monday, May 23, 2016, at Good Samaritan Center of Olathe. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner. Visitation will follow the service. Cremation will follow with internment at... [More]
Donald L. VanDam, 85, Topeka, passed away Friday, May 20, 2016. He was born Feb. 15, 1931, in LaHarpe, to James and Opal Fulkerson VanDam. Don was employed at Mitchell Motor Co. in Iola before going to the Marine Corps in Barstow, Calif. After the military, he worked... [More]
Former Iolan Doris Wolf Mitchell Robertson, 90, Eudora, died Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Celebration of her life will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel, Moran, with burial following in the Fairview Cemetery, Mildred. Memorial contributions may be... [More]
FORT SCOTT — There are countless heroes overlooked by the history books, Lowell Milken said Tuesday. Through an ever-growing network of educators and now millions of students, those unsung heroes are being discovered on a daily basis. “People and events previously... [More]
With budget season upon them, Allen County commissioners heard requests, and justifying presentations, from the District Court and Southeast Kansas Mental Health Center. District Court support was pegged at $381,458 for 2017, less than 2015 but a touch more than 2016. The mental... [More]
Jared Froggatte, a detective with the Iola Police Department and a candidate for Allen County Sheriff, will deliver the keynote address at Monday’s Memorial Day ceremony at Highland Cemetery. Froggatte, rural Iola, served in the Army’s 25th Infantry Division from... [More]
SALINA — Humboldt’s Ryan Sellman capped his stellar freshman campaign in style by shooting an 86 in the 3A State Tournament in Salina. “It was very cool, because some people never get to go to state and I had the privilege to go,” Sellman said. Sellman... [More]
TIPTON — Yates Center golf coach Kevin Barnes began the day on Monday with a nervous feeling, not just because his team was preparing to participate in the state tournament, but also because it appeared the weather may prevent his team from playing. “Monday’s... [More]