Share |

Josie Weiland

Josie I. Weiland, 94, Neosho Falls, passed away Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, Mo.
Josie was born Nov. 20, 1918, at Mont Ida, the daughter of Fred and Alta (Drybread) Allen. The family moved to Neosho Falls in 1931.
On July 26, 1942, Josie married Curtis E. Weiland in Buena Park, Calif. They made their home in Neosho Falls. Josie helped Curt on the farm and was a homemaker. Curt preceded her in death June 8, 2003.
Josie was a member of the Neosho Falls United Methodist Church, an active member of the Neosho Valley Senior Center and she served as secretary of the Neosho Falls Cemetery board for years.
Survivors are her two sisters-in-law,  Maxine Smith, Iola and Rita Alderson, Oklahoma City, Okla.; two brothers-in-law, Al Weiland and Les Weiland both of Iola; and a number of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers, Clarence and Lewis Allen, and a sister, Anna Faye Laymon.
Cremation has taken place.
The time and day of the graveside service will be announced later.
Memorials can be made to Neosho Valley Senior Center and left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola.
Condolences may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.

Graveside services for Josie Weiland, Neosho Falls, will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Cedarvale Cemetery, Neosho Falls. Memorials are suggested to the Neosho Valley Senior Center and may be left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel, Iola.

OBITUARIES

Joseph Hicks

thumb

Joseph Z. Hicks, Jr., 56, McLouth, passed away Friday, April 24, 2015.Joseph was born Sept. 5, 1958, in Iola. He was the son of Joseph and Shirley (Martin) Hicks. He served four years in the U.S. Marine Corps. He recently retired as manager from McGraw Fertilizer Co., Tonganoxie.... [More]

Marvin Peery

thumb

Marvin N. Peery, 73, Lone Elm, passed away Friday, April 24, 2015, at St. Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City.Marvin was born Aug. 17, 1941, in Ottawa, the son of Charles Kenneth and Irene (Carrier) Peery. He grew up in Lone Elm where he attended grade school and he graduated... [More]

Eileen Wagner

thumb

Eileen Jane “Hanson” Wagner, 80, Carthage, Mo., passed away Thursday, April 23, 2015. Eileen was born March 19, 1935, in Ada, Minn., to Ole Hanson and Hilma “Ljunggren” Hanson. She had been a resident of Carthage the past four years, moving here from Iola... [More]

More Obituaries

NEWS

Iola team takes eighth at nationals

thumb

While their classmates danced the night away at the 2015 prom the Iola High School Life Smarts team was across the country at its national competition.This is the first time Iola has won state and qualified for nationals. Iola finished eighth out of 34 teams, easily topping adviser... [More]

District gets break for Bowlus

thumb

The Bowlus Commission, an advisory committee for the Bowlus Fine Arts Center, offered a price break of $40,000 to the local school district, in light of the state’s budget cuts to education.Susan Raines, Bowlus executive director, apprised USD 257 Board of Education members... [More]

City Council votes against grant application

thumb

Iola City Council members have decided against filing for a federal grant they hoped could have funded reconstruction of U.S. 54 through town and other potential improvements, such as trail extensions.Council members Monday cited the looming deadline as they rejected, 5-2, a... [More]

More News

AP Video

SPORTS

Iola golf wins Buck Quincy Invitational

thumb

Iola High’s golf team won its home tournament, the Buck Quincy Invitational, Monday.The team started at Cedarbrook Golf Course for the front nine holes, then moved to Allen County Country Club for the final nine.Iola’s Kaden Macha took first with a 77. Matt Jacobs... [More]

Colby Works finishes sixth at Salina tourney

thumb

SALINA — Iola High’s Colby Works got in extra competition Saturday before the team’s Class 4A Regional May 8 in Parsons. Making up for missing some matches earlier in the season, Works placed sixth at the Salina Central Invitational. There were 36 competitors... [More]

More Sports

Register Online Edition Renew your subscription