Share |

Breanna Wilson

Breanna Jean Wilson, 19, passed away on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. Breanna was born July 6, 1994, in Emporia, the daughter of Robert Wilson and Elizabeth Huse.
Breanna was raised in Yates Center and attended Yates Center High School. At one time Breanna worked as a car hop for Sonic, but more importantly Breanna took care of everyone. She was a wonderful aunt to her nieces and nephews, and they often referred to her as “Nana.” Typical for being a 19-year-old, Breanna was friendly, fun and full of life. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Yates Center and was social with her friends and especially her family.
Breanna was preceded in death by her mother, Elizabeth Huse in 2009. She is survived by her father, Robert “Bob” Wilson; her grandmother Patty Wilson,Yates Center; and boyfriend Andrew Nelson; siblings Natalie James, Kenneth Payne and wife Mindy, Bobbie Jones and significant other Chris Brock and Becky Wilson, all of Yates Center; loving nieces and nephews, Ethan, Conner, Avery, Adalynn, Kevin, Summer, Charity, and Addison; as well as many aunts, uncles, great-aunts, great-uncles and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Breanna are at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, at First Baptist Church in Yates Center. Burial will follow in Yates Center Cemetery. The family will meet with friends the evening prior to the service from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Campbell Funeral Home, Yates Center.
In lieu of flowers the family asks memorials be made to Campbell Funeral Home for burial expenses and sent in care of Campbell Funeral Home P.O. Box 188 Yates Center, KS 66783.

OBITUARIES

Tena Calahan

thumb

Tena Calahan, 84, Iola, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at Allen County Regional Hospital.Tena was born March 8, 1930, in Neosho Falls, the daughter of Leo and Ola (Garner) Runnells. On June 9, 1946, she married Rex Calahan and they lived in Colony before moving to a farm near Lone... [More]

Kieth Luedke

thumb

Kieth Duane Luedke, 89 reached his journey’s end Oct. 3, 2014. He was born Sept. 6, 1925, near Selkirk to Charles and Estella Niswonger Luedke.He was a World War II veteran, drafted Dec. 26, 1943, in his junior year of high school. He served as a light artillery Instructor... [More]

Nancy Carol Sigg

thumb

Nancy Carol Sigg, 59, Humboldt, passed away, Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, at Windsor Place in Iola. Nancy was born Jan. 15, 1955, in Wichita, the daughter of Winford and Maida (Makemsom) Black.She was a member of Restoration Fellowship Church in Humboldt. She loved spending time with... [More]

More Obituaries

NEWS

Liverpool Legends to play in Iola

thumb

It’s a rare occurrence when several generations enjoy the same musical performer. The Beatles took America by storm 50 years ago and continue to wow fans today. Since there is such a huge following, there are hundreds of Beatles cover bands across the world who try to act... [More]

Jenkins, Wakefield talk on ‘dysfunction’

thumb

FORT SCOTT — Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins and her challenger, Margie Wakefield, sounded off on a number of topics Monday, from illegal immigration to the perceived dysfunction of Congress, at a local candidates’ forum.The candidates spoke in front of a crowd of more... [More]

Family sees both sides of bond issue

thumb

When Cari Bockover enrolled her daughter, Camri, to attend kindergarten in USD 257 two years ago, she was asked if she would mind seeing her daughter shuttled to a school outside her neighborhood.No problem, Bockover thought. Even though they lived a few blocks away from Lincoln... [More]

More News

AP Video

SPORTS

ACC cross country places first

thumb

Taking home hardware has been consistent for Allen Community College’s men’s cross country team, which took first overall Saturday at the Fort Hays State Tiger Open.The win gives the Red Devils momentum going into the Region VI/KJCCC Conference meet in Colby this... [More]

Iola’s JV football struggles in loss at Burlington

thumb

BURLINGTON — A lack of personnel in the backfield hurt Iola High’s junior varsity football team’s chances against Burlington before the game even started. The Mustangs lost 46-14 to the Wildcats Monday afternoon.“The effort was there. We were put in a... [More]

More Sports

Register Online Edition Renew your subscription