Share |

Richard Andres

thumb
mugshot

Richard Lee Andres, 65, of Iola, passed away Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at Lebo.
Richard was born Feb. 4, 1947, in rural Max, Neb., the son of Lyle Dean and Virginia Louise (Stokes) Andres. He grew up in the LaHarpe area and graduated from LaHarpe High School in 1965. In June of 1966, Richard began serving in the United States Navy as a Seabee in Vietnam.
On Feb. 10, 1968, Richard married Marilyn Ansell at LaHarpe. They made their home in Erie for six years before returning to Allen County where they have resided since then. Richard has worked for Nelson Quarries for 18 years and as a Bingo caller for 32 years.
He was a member of LaHarpe Christian Church, a lifetime member of the Iola American Legion where he was a financial officer for 14 years, the LaHarpe VFW where he was quartermaster for 25 years and 40 et 8.
Survivors are his wife of 44 years, Marilyn Andres; three children, Rhonda Thomas and husband, Thomas R. of Iola, Rodney Andres of Iola, and Richard “Rick” Andres and wife, Tiffany, of LaHarpe; three brothers, Ronald Andres and wife Trael, of Lufkin, Texas, Gene Andres and wife Rebecca of Pleasanton, and Leonard Andres  and wife Pam, of Edgerton; two sisters, Phyllis McCullough and husband Cloude, of Elk City, and Joyce Foster and husband Mike, of Coffeyville; and 11 grandchildren and three great-grandsons.
He was preceded in death by his parents, step-mother Connie Andres and his in-laws, Howard and Lillian Ansell.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m., Friday, at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola.
Funeral services will be at 3 p.m., Saturday, at LaHarpe City Hall (formerly the LaHarpe school).
Burial will be at LaHarpe Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to the Richard L. Andres Memorial Fund and left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.

OBITUARIES

Gerald Brinkman

thumb

Gerald Gene Brinkman, 69, Peabody, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Services are at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Peabody Methodist Chruch. Donations made be made to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in care of Peterson Funeral Home, 215 N. Main, Newton, KS 67114.

Katherine Thompson

thumb

Kathy Thompson, 57, Iola, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at her home. She was born Jan. 13, 1957, in Wichita, the daughter of Frank J. and Etta Mae (Lauer) Florio.Kathy grew up in Haysville and graduated from Campus High School. She was married to Mike White on Feb. 21, 1976, and... [More]

Vera Phillips

thumb

Vera Phillips, 90, McLouth, formerly of Garnett, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at her home.Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Garnett. Burial will follow in Princeton Cemetery in Princeton. Family will greet friends from 6 to 8... [More]

More Obituaries

NEWS

New Wave hits SEK

thumb

LAHARPE — LaHarpe Communications is riding a “New Wave” to provide faster, more reliable Internet service to rural areas of southeast Kansas.The erection Thursday of a 120-foot tower outside the LaHarpe Communications complex in downtown LaHarpe is the next... [More]

Number of clients soars at food pantry

thumb

On Jan. 1, 2011, Ed Hamilton parked the over-the-road truck he was driving for the last time.“I was getting awfully tired of being gone from home all the time,” Hamilton said late Thursday morning, as he waited to fill out paperwork at the Iola Area Ministerial Association’s... [More]

Gates Corporation sells

thumb

NEW YORK — Blackstone announced Friday it has finalized the previously announced acquisition of Gates Corporation. Private equity funds managed by Blackstone on behalf of its investors have acquired Gates for $5.4 billion. Gates is a leading global manufacturer of power... [More]

More News

AP Video

SPORTS

Iola loses to Ottawa 8-3 Thursday, puts season on brink

thumb

Editor’s note: Due to early deadlines of the paper, results from Friday’s Zone 6 Tournament games were unavailable before press time. A full recap for the rest of the tournament will be in Monday’s Register.POMONA — Iola’s offense faltered against... [More]

Iola Soccer Club rebranded

thumb

The Iola Soccer Club, entering its second season as part of the Paola Soccer Club League, has a new name and new team colors.The ISC Ambush will sport lime green and black colors, said Brek Ulrich, who is helping organize the local soccer effort.“We’re going in a... [More]

More Sports

Register Online Edition Renew your subscription