Dwight R. Clum, 73, formerly of Hiawatha, passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at Maple Wood Alzheimer Special Care Center in Springfield, Mo.
Dwight was born April 15, 1941, in Chanute, the son of Walter D. and Velda Luella (Negley) Clum. He grew up in Humboldt and graduated from Humboldt High School in 1959. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Pittsburg State University.
On June 6, 1965, Dwight married Jo Ann Coltrane, his high school sweetheart, in Humboldt. They made their home in Chanute where he taught at Hutton Elementary and then served as principal at Lincoln Elementary. In 1971, they moved to Hiawatha where Dwight served as principal of Hiawatha Elementary until he retired in 1996. They moved to Springfield in 2010.
Dwight enjoyed golfing, gardening, boating and camping. He had been active in the Hiawatha Lion’s Club, Kansas Association of Elementary School Principals and Kansas Association of Retired School Personnel.
Survivors include wis wife of 49 years, Jo Ann Clum; two sons, Gregory Clum and wife Jill, Lenexa, and Stephen Clum and wife Valerie, Springfield, Mo.; Two brothers, Arnold Clum and wife Sonja, Arvada, Colo., and Duane Clum and wife Charlotte, Chanute; and nine grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Lyle Clum .
Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel, Iola. Funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the chapel. Burial will be at LaHarpe Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to Trinity United Methodist Church, 105 S. 3rd St., Hiawatha, KS 66434 or Wesley United Methodist Church, 922 W. Republic Rd., Springfield, Mo. 65807.
Memorial gifts may be left with the Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel, which is in charge of arrangements. To sign the guestbook online or leave a condolence, go to www.iolafuneral.com.
Linda Kay Williams, 69, La Cygne, formerly of Allen County, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. She was born on July 1, 1945, the youngest child of 14 to Bertlum and Lois Ryan Stokes. She married Alvin Grizzle on May 23, 1962. To this union three children were born.... [More]
Iolan Jeffery Lynn Miller, 57, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at his home. He was born Jan. 19, 1958, in Pittsburg. He married Kathy Barker on July 12, 1980, in Fort Scott, where they made their home. They moved to Aurora, Ill., for eight years and to Iola in 1990. Jeffery was... [More]
Dennis Wayne “Yogi” Yocham, 50, Fayetteville, Ark., died Nov. 26, 2014, at his home.He was born Dec. 13, 1963, in Iola, the third of four sons to Fred and Verna Barnes Yocham.When his mother passed away on Sept. 14, 1967, his maternal grandmother, Alice Barnes, took... [More]
COFFEYVILLE —A steady stream of job seekers filed through the second major job fair to be held in Montgomery County in the past five weeks. Prompted by announcements that Amazon.com and Southwire Company — two of the region’s largest employers —... [More]
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Stephanie Fibelkorn, who crammed in more in her 21 brief years than some people twice her age, was honored at a memorial service Wednesday. Hundreds flocked to the memorial at Ohio State University, where she was a mechanical engineering student. Among... [More]
Alice Maffett, interim nurse administrator for the SEK Multi-County Health Department, was the main speaker for Friday’s See, Hear Iola. The forum was one week earlier than normal because of the holiday. Maffett is standing in after the recent resignation of DeDe Martin,... [More]
LACYGNE — Emma Piazza’s last second, halfcourt heave as time expired wasn’t enough to send the Fillies to double-overtime. Instead, Iola High lost to Prairie View 52-49 in a hard-fought — albeit sloppy at times — overtime contest on Thursday... [More]
LACYGNE — The Mustangs played a good first quarter, but quickly fell behind to lose at Prairie View 55-35 Thursday night. “I know that we weren’t really good,” coach Bill Peeper said. “It was kind of an emotionless, energy-less, passionless game.... [More]
- Iola wrestling team has high, low points at home opener
- SCC girl’s basketball takes sixth at Yates Center tourney
- Cubs win home tournament
- SCC boys fall late; Yates Center wins big
- Fillies storm back to knock off Girard
- Ponies struggle on the road
- SCC football season ends with playoff loss
- Iola cross country heads to regional