Steven “Big Steve” Burt, 62, Hepler, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, in Via Christi Hospital, Pittsburg. Steven was born July 12, 1951 at Herman, Mo., a son of William “Bill” and Maxine (Greer) Burt.
Steven grew up in Moran and graduated from Moran High School.
He received a bachelor of science degree from Pittsburg State University as an engineer in computer drafting.
Steven married Janet L. Howell on Aug. 12, 1972, in the First Christian Church in Hepler.
He worked as a heavy equipment operator for various construction companies in the area. Steve enjoyed hunting and fishing when time would allow.
Steve was a member of the Methodist Church in Moran and the Sons of the American Legion Post No. 26 of Girard.
Survivors are his wife Janet; daughters Kristina Seastrom and her husband Michael, Hepler, and Stacy Yartz and her husband Kyle, Frontenac; his parents, Bill and Maxine Burt, Moran; grandchildren, Alexander Yartz, William Yartz, and Gabriella Yartz; his brothers, Robert “Bob” Burt, Chanute, and David Burt, Chanute; a sister, Denise Burt, Moran.
Steven was preceded in death by a sister, Linda Burt.
Services for Steven “Big Steve” Burt will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, at the Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Girard with Pastor Don Wymore officiating. A private burial service will be at a later date. Visitation will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday at the Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home. Friends are invited to sign the register book at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Wednesday.
Condolences may be sent to www.wallfuneralservices.com.
Bayard native Charles Lee “Bill” Isaac, 85, rural Greenfield, Mo., died Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Lockwood, where he had lived for the past month.Funeral services, including Masonic rites, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Daniel Funeral... [More]
Lillie McAloon, 93, Iola, died Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at Windsor Place in Iola.Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Geneva Cemetery northwest of Iola. Memorials are suggested to the Iola Alzheimer’s Support Group and may be left with the funeral home. The family... [More]
The Rev. Janet A. Chubb, 59, Parsons, died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, at Labette Health. She was pastor at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Iola.She was born Aug. 7, 1955, in Davenport, Iowa, to The Rev. T. E. Lindemann and Gertrude (Fritz) Lindemann. At the age of 6, she... [More]
Susan Raines has a message for those considering whether to support construction of new elementary and high schools in Iola — especially those considering voting against the $50 million bond issue.“Don’t vote no because of the Bowlus,” she said.Raines... [More]
A proposed change in how Iola’s ambulance crews would be backed up may provide the key to resolving the city’s ongoing emergency medical services contract negotiations with Allen County.Iola City Administrator Carl Slaugh spoke Tuesday with Allen County commissioners... [More]
David Rule’s trip of a lifetime never topped 50 mph. “I’d go 40 if nobody was behind me,” he said.Rule, 67, comes from a family steeped in military tradition, and fully aware of the sacrifice and commitment required to defend the country.Starting Friday,... [More]
Kids will be springing backhands into a tumbling class offered by Iola’s Recreation Department starting Monday. Venessa Weohr takes over the instructing duties this year.“In the past, the rec department has done tumbling through Emily Pargman or Casey Finley,”... [More]
Iola High’s varsity volleyball team won both of its matches on senior night Tuesday.The Fillies started off with a 25-10 and 25-18 win against Prairie View. Addie Haar secured three kills. Emery Driskel had four aces and five kills. Emma Piazza had three aces, four kills... [More]