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Kenneth M. Morris, age 58, of Humboldt, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023, at KU Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan. Ken was born Oct. 21, 1964, in Iola. His parents are Gerald (Gary) Yokum and…

Steve Neil Herynk, 75, of Adel, Iowa, died  Monday, Jan. 30, 2023 at Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa, following his years-long battle with interstitial lung disease.  He was born on March 23, 1947 in…

Mary Kathryn Shaughnessy, age 59, of Iola, died Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023, at her home. She was born March 31, 1963 to Robert and Charlene (Folk) Shaughnessy of Iola.  Survivors include her father Robert Shaughnessy…

Georgie Oneida Harrison, 80, Iola, died Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023, at Medicalodges of Iola. Georgie was born March 16, 1942, in Iola, to George Harrison and Hazel (Culbertson) Harrison.  She is survived by siblings, Georjean…

Nettie J. McClay, 89, Wichita, retired McClay Dental office manager, died Friday, Jan. 27, 2023. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church. Burial will follow at 1:30…

Yvonne (Cleaver) Goins, 82, of Colony, died Monday, Jan. 23, 2023, at her home.  Yvonne was born on Dec. 25, 1940, in Allen County, the daughter of Donald and Edna (Morgan) Cleaver.  She married Ivan…

Delores Ann (Smith) Strickler, 88, of Colony, passed away on Jan. 19, 2023, in Garnett.  Delores was born on May 30, 1934, in Chanute, to Lloyd and Goldie (Sparkman) Smith.  In May of 1952 Delores…

Gail Marie Laymon, 61, of Iola passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023, at Olathe Medical Center. Gail was born on July 28, 1961, the daughter of Conrad George and Rose Ellen (Cavanaugh) Heiman in…

Larry Eugene Kress, 74, LaHarpe, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023, at Medicalodges of Fort Scott. Larry was born July 22, 1948, in Yates Center, to Lawrence H. Kress and Rose (Sicka) Kress.  Larry served in…

Vickey Beck, 84, died Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023, in Des Moines, Iowa.  She was born Feb. 3, 1938, to Frank and Vina (Mennesson) Beck in Leavenworth. Vickey lived in Kansas her entire life. She graduated…