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Sydney Hal Koon, 83, of Iola, died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, at his residence. He was born Oct. 31, 1937, in Ferndale, Ark.,, to Henry Koon and Virgie (Grimmett) Koon. Sydney was cremated. He will…

Rosella May Payne (Fulton), 81, of Kincaid, passed away Saturday Feb. 6, 2021, at Wesley Medical Center. She was born on July 11, 1939, to Loyal and Imogine Fulton. Rosella was united in marriage to…

Dennis H. Moore, known as “Denny” and “Papa,” was born in Iola, to Beulah and Harold “Shorty” Moore on Dec. 30, 1947. Denny passed away peacefully Friday, Feb. 5, 2021. Our heavenly father took him…

It is with deep sorrow and undying love that we announce the death of Donald Keith Luedke on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at the age of 67. After a courageous battle with cancer, he passed…

Betty “Jayne” Snyder died on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo.    Jayne was born on March 4, 1945, to Ernest and Chloe Aldola “Alice” (Toadman) Appling in Iola.…

Margaret Jane Lamb Shaw, age 94, Moran, passed away Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, at Country Place Memory Care in Fort Scott. Margaret was born Dece. 15, 1926, south of Potosi schoolhouse in Pleasanton.  Margaret was…

Harold Ray Weide, age 73, of Iola, died Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, at Olathe Medical Center. Harold was born June 14, 1947, in Iola, to Beverley Weide and Ruth (Steeley) Weide. A private family graveside…

Charles “Chuck” D. Edwards, age 83, passed away Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, at Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita. He was born Nov. 20, 1937, to Charles Thomas and Nina Louise (Guatney) Edwards in Coffeyville. Chuck…

Dean Henry Kipp, 53, of Piqua, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, at Neosho Regional Medical Center, Chanute. Dean was born Dec. 9, 1967, in Iola, to Henry C. Kipp and Jane (Lierz) Kipp.   Dean…

Michael “Big Mike” Eugene Holman, age 60, passed away Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute. Mike was born Feb. 16, 1960, to Mary Louise (Morris) Holman in Iola. He…