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William (Bill) Norman Stierwalt, age 58, died Monday, Oct. 3, 2022.   He was born Jan. 28, 1964, to Kay Tindle and Melvin Stierwalt.   He was married to Stephanie Stierwalt. He had one daughter and…

Nadine Lee McClain, age 93, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022, at her daughter’s home in Spring Hill. Nadine was born March 27, 1929, in Iola, to Clyde Hurlock and Goldie (Stout) Hurlock.  Nadine graduated…

Nancy Ellen Hopkins, age 69, of Burlington, died on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, at Coffey County Hospital, Burlington. She was born Oct. 4, 1953, in Oklahoma City, Okla., to Millard M. Hopkins and Erma Jean…

Joyce Elaine Hudson, 80, Humboldt, died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022, at Medicalodges of Iola. She was born Aug. 15, 1942, in Kansas City, Kan., to Howard Elton Goodall and Bettye Elnora (Cole) Goodall.  Joyce and…

Nancy Alma Mertz, 96, of Santa Fe, N.M., died Sept. 6, 2022. Nancy was born Oct. 2, 1925, in Iola, Kansas, the daughter of Horace L. and Nannie Madge Miller. She was an accomplished artist…

Bernard M. (Bernie) Blevins, age 79, died Oct. 3, 2022, at KU Med Center in Kansas City, Kan.  Bernie grew up in Toronto and graduated from Yates Center High School in the Class of 1962.…

Naomi Doris Marie Clounch, age 89, of Iola, passed away Aug. 25, 2022, in Iola. Naomi was born July 14, 1933, in Omaha, Neb., to George W. Johnson, Sr. and Naomi Susie Mae (Anderson) Johnson. …

Steve Ryan Scott, 55, Iola, passed away peacefully on Sept. 16, 2022, in Glendale, Calif. Steve was born in Iola on Dec. 27, 1966, to Robert and Verla (Willis) Scott. He grew up in Iola,…

Steven Joe LaRue, age 72, of Bronson, died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, at KU Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan. Visitation is from 6 to 8 o’clock Wednesday evening at the Carriage House, 310 S. Main…

DeWayne Vance, age 88, of Iola, passed away Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022, at his residence. DeWayne was born Sept. 28, 1934, in Altamont, to Herman (Cy) Foster and Thelma (Brown) Foster.  DeWayne graduated in 1952…