Share |

Dick Frischenmeyer

thumb

Richard “Dick” Frischenmeyer, 93, retired, self-employed owner of Frischenmeyer “66,” World War II Army veteran and head potato peeler at Neighbors Bar & Grill, passed away Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Alma, and daughter, Nancy Fager.

He was born Feb. 12, 1919, in Iola. He married Alma on May 24, 1947. They were married for 56 years. 

He is survived by his daughters Pat Well and her husband, Bill, and Connie Schrader and her husband, Chuck Giles, both of Wichita; grandchildren Jake Fager, Katie Greep, Jennifer Dodd, Michael Jaske, Erick Schwepker and Ashley Giles; great-grandchildren, Andrew and Alex Dodd, Chloe Jaske, Abby and Bella Fager, Kail Greep and Shannon and Sabrina Schwepker; and several nieces and nephews.

Rosary will be this evening at 7 o’clock and funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery .

Memorials may be sent to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market St., Wichita, KS 67202.

Condolences to the family may be sent to www.devorssflanaganhunt.com.


OBITUARIES

Betty Stark

thumb

Betty Stark, 88, Wagoner, Okla., passed this life Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at the Wagoner Community Hospital in Wagoner.  Betty was born March 5, 1927, in Wellington. Her parents were Elmer G. Lee and Minnie Ann (Warden) Lee.  She grew up in Kansas, living in Wichita,... [More]

Marie Compton

thumb

Marie Elizabeth (Neuenswander) Compton passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at the age of 96. She was born in Alba, Mo., to the Rev. Irvin Leo and Bethany Emma (Swartz) Neuenswander on April 19, 1919. She was the oldest of 12 children. Her father was a Methodist preacher, so... [More]

Lois Slagel

thumb

Lois M. Slagel, 84, passed away Friday, April 17, 2015, at her home in Le Roy.She was born June 28, 1930, in Le Roy, the daughter of Pearl E. and Emma A. Read Richards.Lois graduated from Le Roy High School with the Class of 1949 where she was crowned homecoming queen her senior... [More]

More Obituaries

NEWS

Iolan first in U.S. to undergo procedure

thumb

Ray Shannon has experienced a lot in his 83-plus years.He can add “medical pioneer” to his resume, courtesy of a unique spinal fusion surgery he underwent Monday in a Kansas City hospital.Shannon became the first person in the United States to receive the Minuteman... [More]

Cutbacks will put SAFE BASE on summer hiatus

thumb

For the last 15 years Angela Henry has helped parent what she jokingly calls her additional child. The director of USD 257’s after-school program SAFE BASE said due to a 50-percent cut in its budget, SAFE BASE will not host a summer program this year.As the program is about... [More]

Couple opens event center in iconic building

thumb

In January 1910 this paper sent a reporter to the corner of Madison Avenue and State Street, where finishing touches were being put on the town’s newest factory.The building’s inspector had just completed his rounds. Quizzed on his impressions of the soon-to-open... [More]

More News

AP Video

SPORTS

Allen baseball hopes for postseason doused

thumb

Allen Community College’s baseball team was eliminated from playoff contention Thursday with two losses to Johnson County, falling 9-5 and 15-4.The game’s weren’t going to be an easy task, since Johnson County is ranked the No. 4 team in NJCAA Division I baseball.Allen... [More]

Iola’s Haar signs with ACC

thumb

Iola High’s Addie Haar will play basketball for Allen Community College next season. Haar signed a letter of intent last week.“It’s close to home and I get to keep doing what I love,” Haar said.For an undersized Iola team, the 5-9 Haar played forward and... [More]

More Sports

Register Online Edition Renew your subscription