Share |

Carmen Ornelas

mugshot

Carmen C. (Ramirez) Ornelas, 84, Humboldt, passed away Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at the Webb City Health and Rehabilitation Center in Webb City, Mo.
Carmen was born in Lawrence on Aug. 7, 1929, the daughter of Jesus and Mary Ramirez.
She was united in marriage to Ignacio “Nacho” Ornelas on March 1, 1946, in Lawrence. He preceded her in death on Aug. 17, 2003.
Carmen was a mother and homemaker. She enjoyed family gatherings, friends, walking her dog Thumper, and watching her grandkids play in the yard. She also enjoyed listening to Mexican and country music.
She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, the St. Joseph Altar Society, and at one time, was a volunteer at the Iola Thrift Shop.
Carmen is survived by two sons, Nacho Ornelas Jr., Kent, Wash., and Tony Ornelas and his wife Susan, Humboldt; five daughters, Dodie Coker and her husband Roy, Lawrence, Victoria Lopez and her husband Steve, Carl Junction, Mo., Anna Chapman and her husband Bill, Humboldt, Karen Riggs and her husband Bradley, Gatesville, Texas, and Sharon Bauer and her husband Joe, Humboldt; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 11 step-grandchildren; one step-great-great-granddaughter; four sisters; six brothers; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Nacho Ornelas; two grandchildren, Yolanda Oliphant and Gerald Riggs; one step-grandson, Matheau Chapman; two brothers, Fred and Daniel Ramirez; one daughter-in-law, Tomi Ornelas; and one brother-in-law, Gene Bucia.
Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. on Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Humboldt. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery in Iola.
Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Thursday at the church, followed by visitation in the Parish Hall.
Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church and left with Penwell-Gabel Humboldt Chapel.

OBITUARIES

Leroy ‘Cop’ McNett

thumb

Thelbert LeRoy “Cop” McNett, 82, rural Piqua, passed away in his home surrounded by loved ones on Saturday, March, 25, 2017.Cop was born Sept. 21, 1934, in Piqua. He was the son of J.W. “Jack” McNett and Mary Magdelene “Madge” (Collins) McNett.... [More]

Judith Powell

thumb

Judith Ann Powell, 75, formerly of Iola, died March 9, 2017, at the Tippah County Hospital, Ripley, Miss.Powell, who worked as an LPN for most of her career, was the sister of Betty Parker, Gas, and Bill Brixey and wife Leanna, Iola.Private services were held at Highland Cemetery,... [More]

Artie Farris Collins

thumb

“Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints.” (Psalm 116:15)God, in His infinite wisdom called our beloved husband, father, grandfather, friend, faithful servant of the Lord Jesus Christ, A. F. Collins, from labor to reward.Artie Farris Collins was... [More]

More Obituaries

NEWS

Who says there’s nothing to do?: Weekend events fill local calendar

thumb

This weekend included a number of interesting events for those who sought to get out of the house.  “Vino Need No Stinkin’ Brushes” was at 7 p.m., Friday, at the former Party Girls building on Iola’s downtown square. Hosted by Humanity House Foundation,... [More]

Price tag stalls G&W store construction

thumb

G&W Foods remains committed to building a new store in Iola, but higher than expected construction costs have stalled the start of the construction phase.Chris O’Hara, G&W’s chief operating officer, told the Register this morning the company is looking to... [More]

Greenery seeks new blood

thumb

The New Greenery restaurant may not be vacant long, after closing last week.Efforts are underway to find a new operator, Tushar Desai, managing partner with brother Mitesh Desai of the next door motel, Americas Best Quality Inn, told the Register.Desai said conversations had... [More]

More News

AP Video

SPORTS

Enriquez’s big hit, Kutzke’s early brilliance spark Red Devils’ win

thumb

This weekend Allen Community College displayed the grit and toughness that gives coach Clint Stoy the confidence that his team can go far this season.“Our guys aren’t going to quit,” Stoy said. “We don’t have a guy in our dugout who is ever going... [More]

Pair of foreign exchange students add international flair to Fillies

thumb

The Fillies have benefited from a unique dynamic all year with three continents represented amongst the basketball and softball teams.Senior Sofia Generi was one of the team’s managers for basketball and has been a player on Iola’s volleyball and softball teams this... [More]

More Sports

Subscribe or Renew
Chronicles of Allen County