Share |

Dwight Clum

mugshot

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.

OBITUARIES

William L. Frederick

thumb

William L. Frederick, 88, passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at Windsor Place. Bill was born Oct. 14, 1926, to Leo and Hazel (Mueller) Frederick in Humboldt.Bill attended Humboldt schools and graduated from Humboldt High School in 1944. On Feb. 18, 1951, Bill married Nelva... [More]

Bill Wagner

thumb

Willbert “Bill” Wagner, 79, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015, at Freeman Hospital after complications from heart surgery. He was born to John and Violet (Hartman) Wagner on Oct. 5, 1935 in Garnett. Before his retirement he was a pipeline equipment operator. Bill... [More]

Robert Culler

thumb

Robert Arden Culler, 87, Colony, passed away on Sunday, April 12, 2015, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center.He was born June 25, 1927, in rural Colony, the son of Robert Parker and Clara (Murray) Culler.Robert attended school in Colony before he was drafted to the U.S. Navy... [More]

More Obituaries

NEWS

Let’s get this party (re)started

thumb

The Allen County Democratic Party will host a meeting intended to rekindle interest in the party’s local chapter at 7 p.m. April 28 at the courthouse. All registered Democrats — or anyone considering ticking that box at the door — are invited.The meeting will... [More]

257 revamps free summer food program

thumb

Free food in the summer is a hard deal to beat, but the USD 257 summer food program has seen low attendance in the past few years. Kathy Koehn, USD 257’s food service coordinator, has a plan to change that.Koehn attended a food service summit in Topeka in February. It was... [More]

Raid nets four arrests

thumb

Four people were arrested Thursday morning after Iola police officers and Allen County sheriff’s deputies executed a search warrant at 618 South St.As a result of the warrant, executed at 6:45 a.m., Heather McCullough, 29, Kinda Jacobs, 39, Norman Jacobs, 38, and Jimmy... [More]

More News

AP Video

SPORTS

ACC track continues to excel at distance running

thumb

Allen Community College’s track team has reached the halfway mark in the season. Coach Vince DeGrado is particularly happy with how his distance runners have done.“Pedro [Montoya], Diego [Sanchez] and Trail [Spears] have been kind of a mini-distance group,”... [More]

ACC softball swept at home, baseball splits on road

thumb

Allen Community College’s softball team couldn’t get its offense rolling in 5-1 and 3-0 losses to Labette Thursday.In game one, ACC tied the game at 1-1 in the top of the first. Cassidy Reynolds started the inning with a double. Shelby Maycumber followed with a single... [More]

More Sports

Register Online Edition Renew your subscription