Shirley Sue (Burgess) Froelich, 76, passed away at 3:10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 at Deseret Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Oswego following an illness.
Shirley was born Sept. 2, 1936 in Iola. Her parents were Eugene and Clara (Wilson) Burgess. Shirley graduated from Iola High School with the class of 1954.
She worked at Rexall Drug in Iola for several years before moving to Oswego in 1969. She used to work at Groomers Ben Franklin and then later at Don Froe Liquor Store. She last worked at Labette County Medical Center, Parsons.
She was a member of the VFW. She was a member of Mother of God Catholic Church, Oswego.
She was married to Paul Froelich on April 26, 1974. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Dennis Burgess and one daughter Jennifer Holtz.
Surviving is one daughter, Vallerie Jane Hayden, Oswego; two sisters, Joan Willis, Iola, and Malala J. Koester, Yates Center; two grandchildren, Harold Hayen, Vinita, Okla., and Lorie Kay Hayden, Oswego, and four great-grandchildren.
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