Obituaries

Howard “Carl” Francis, age 87, Blue Mound, passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2020. He was born on May 7, 1932 in Blue Mound, the son of Lonnie and Vesta Hopewell Francis.  He graduated from…

Lewis B. Simpson, age 66, passed away Tuesday, March 25, 2020, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo.  Lewis was born May 13, 1954 to William L. Simpson and Melba (Burris) Shields in Iola.…

Minnie M. (Gerdsen) Smoot, 101 years young, of Salina, spread her heavenly wings to her forever home on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Minnie was born to Conrad and Sarah (Algeo) Gerdsen on Oct. 4, 1918,…

Rosa A. Hansen of Iola, passed away peacefully at her son’s home in Arvada, Colo., on March 9, 2020. She was born on Oct. 15, 1933, in Iola. She was a dedicated wife, wonderful mother,…

Earl J. Riebel, age 91, of LaHarpe, died March 23, 2020, at Heritage Health Care in Chanute.  He was born on March 23, 1929, in Westphalia, to Joseph and Flora (Decker) Riebel.  He married Marjorie…

Vesta Lynn (Hoseney) Danielson, age 82, of Iola, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at Heartland Meadows in Iola.  Vesta was born Feb. 11, 1938 to Russell and Velma (Riggs) Hoseney in Coffeyville.  Vesta graduated…

Paul Travis Jackson, age 80, Mound City, left this earthly life to be with the Lord Sunday, March 22, 2020 at his home. He will be greatly missed by many family members and friends.  He…

Ervin Buller, age 81, of Moran, died Saturday, March 21, 2020, at Moran Nursing Home. He was born on Nov. 2, 1938, to Henry and Eva (Schmidt) Buller on the family farm near Montezuma. He…

Gracie B. Blakesley, age 92, of Welda, died Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at Olathe Hospice House.  She was born Oct. 27, 1927, to John Arthur and Frances (Harrison) Allen in Clapham, N.M. She married Gene…

Notice of service change The family of Lyle Bartholomew has postponed the visitation and the memorial service. There will be a visitation and a memorial service at a later date by Feuerborn Family Funeral Service.…