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Janet Ann (Walker) Ware died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, at AdventHealth Hospital, Ottawa. She was born May 19, 1944, in Ipswitch, England, to Muriel and James Walker She graduated school in England at age 15.…

Dale Gene Johnson, age 85, Fort Scott, died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, at Via Christi Medical Center in Pittsburg. He was born Aug. 20, 1937, in Fort Scott, the son of Buford and Evelyn Goodrick…

Gertrude Elizabeth Meiwes, 94, rural Moran, died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, at Heartland Meadows in Iola. She was born Feb. 6, 1928, in Union City, Okla., to William and Margaret (Menz) Lagaly. She was one…

Diane Lynn Stines, 72, Edgerton, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2022, at her home.  Diane was born in Iola on July 1, 1950, to Charles Edward and Betty Ann (Trowbridge) Kress. On April 27, 1974, in…

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.…