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Betty Lucille Zink, 95, Iola, died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, at Heartland Meadows, Iola. Betty was born Jan. 24, 1927, in Iola, to John W. Parker and Flora M. (Schuster) Parker.  She and D. Duane…

Cheryl Sue Riebel, age 67, of LaHarpe, passed away Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, St. Luke’s South, Overland Park. Cheryl was born Dec. 11, 1954, in Ellsworth, to James Cooper and Patsy (Burris) Shears.  Cheryl graduated…

Larry Tarter, 68, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, in Wichita. He was born in Fredonia and attended Yates Center High School. He recently retired from Russell Stover Chocolates. Larry was preceded in death by…

On Aug. 13, 2022, our beautiful Teresa Ann Beckett went home to be with Jesus. Her husband, Randi, and her two daughters were there to hold her hand as she left her earthly vessel. She…

William Earl (Bill) Beasley, 71, LaHarpe, died Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, at St. Luke’s Hospice House, Kansas City, Mo. Bill was born Sept. 25, 1950, in San Francisco, Calif., to Perry Milton (Jack) Beasley and…

Marty L. Meadows, 73, Iola, died Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022, at Medicalodges, Iola. Marty was born Nov. 22, 1948, in Chanute.  Marty and David R. Meadows were married Feb. 14, 1987, in Iola. He survives,…

Marilyn Sue (Smoot) Leigh, 68, rural Humboldt, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022. Marilyn Sue was born June 18, 1954, in Iola, to Albert Smoot and Mary (Ulrich) LaCrone. Marilyn Sue attended Gas City…

Wallace E. Strickler, 92, of Colony, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022, in Iola. Wallace was born on May 15, 1930, to Ora D. and Virgie H. (Matthews) Strickler.  Wallace was raised on the…

Tracy Lee Blazek, 50, Iola, died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022, in Iola. Tracy was born Dec. 23, 1971, in Great Bend, to Ernest P. Blazek and Carol J. (Kennedy) Blazek.  Tracy is survived by son,…

Marilyn Sue (Smoot) Leigh, 68, rural Humboldt, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022. Marilyn Sue was born June 18, 1954, in Iola, to Albert Smoot and Mary (Ulrich) LaCrone. Marilyn Sue attended Gas City…