Share |

Dennis Catron

thumb
mugshot

Dennis Lee Catron, Sr., 60, Moran, died Saturday, March 16, 2013, at the V.A. Medical Center in Topeka.
Dennis was born Sept. 13, 1952, in Iola, the son of Albun Edward and Lora Elizabeth (Prock) Catron. He graduated from Iola High School and served in the U.S. Navy for three years. He drove a truck most of his working life and managed the Best Western Motel in Iola for three years.
On Oct. 17, 1970, Dennis married Nancy Pollett and they later divorced. He and Anita (Jones) Cranor were married Jan. 30, 1981. They made their home in LaCygne for eight years before moving to Iola. They just recently had moved to Moran.
He was a member of the Iola American Legion and Iola Elks Lodge.
Survivors are his wife, Anita Catron; two sons, Dennis Catron, Jr., Iola, and Chris Catron and wife, Frances, Moran; one daughter, Angie Nash and husband, Jack, LaCygne; eight grandchildren, Kayla, Aaron, Garrett, Hayley, Chantal, Jacoby, Tara and Ashley; two great-grandchildren; one brother, Mike Catron and wife, Marla, Grand Bay, Ala.; two sisters, Becky Cleaver and husband, Harlan, Iola, and Carol Wilkins and significant other, John Shores, Iola; numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m., Thursday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola.
Funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Friday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola.
Burial will be at Highland Cemetery, Iola.
Memorial choice is The Dennis Catron, Sr. Memorial Fund and may be left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola, which is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.

OBITUARIES

Nadine Hegwald

thumb

Nadine Floy Hegwald, 82, Humboldt, passed away Sunday, July 24, 2016, at her home. Nadine was born Jan. 6, 1934, in Neosho Rapids, the daughter of Edward and Lura (Slead) Osman. Nadine married Jack Hegwald on June 16, 1951, and they had five children together before Jack passed... [More]

Susan D. Weisenberger

thumb

Susan D. Weisenberger, 68, rural Yates Center, passed away Monday, July 25, 2016, at her home surrounded by her family. Susan was born May 11, 1948, in Washington, D.C., the daughter of William and Helen (Bunten) Dvorachek.  She grew up in Vienna, Va., and received her... [More]

Barbara E. Clay

thumb

Barbara E. Clay, 75, Iola, passed away Friday, July 22, 2016, at Allen County Regional Hospital in Iola surrounded by her family. Barbara was born June 28, 1941, in LaHarpe, the daughter of Eugene and Jane Marie (Ransom) Hobert. She grew up in LaHarpe and graduated from Iola... [More]

More Obituaries

NEWS

Brothers to compete in bullriding national event

thumb

When the ninth annual Youth Bull Riders World Finals kicks off in Abilene, Texas, next week, the Shannon boys will be in the chute. “We’ve been to Texas before,” explains Curt, 9, as he adjusts his chaps and clambers onto the top rail of a fence at the family’s... [More]

Vet wall work gets a boost

thumb

Tom Nevans came with hat in hand to Allen County commissioners Tuesday morning — and left smiling ear to ear. Nevans outlined plans Veterans Committee members have to redo concrete access in front of the Veterans Wall on the courthouse lawn, as well as replace more than... [More]

Iola Council advances tax, garbage rate hikes

thumb

Iolans will pay more for their trash service, and if a proposed 2017 budget is approved next month, will spend more in property taxes next year. City Council members on Monday scheduled an Aug. 8 hearing to discuss, and presumably approve, Iola’s 2017 $30 million budget. The... [More]

More News

AP Video

SPORTS

Allen cross country to host camp today

thumb

Allen Community College and cross country coach Vince DeGrado will host DeGrado’s fifth annual Red Devil Cross Country Camp beginning tonight with registration from 5  to 7:30 p.m. at the ACC Recreational Building. The four-day camp is designed for students entering... [More]

Seahorses earn four golds at SEK Meet

thumb

FORT SCOTT — The Iola Seahorses capped their season with four championships at the SEK League Swim Meet in Fort Scott Friday and Saturday. Noah Schowengerdt led the Seahorse attack with three top finishes. The 8-year-old swimmer finished first in the 25-yard backstroke,... [More]

More Sports

Register Online Edition Renew your subscription