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Marlene Duke Scoville of Iola, age 72, passed away Monday, Oct. 18, 2021 at St. John’s Hospital in Tulsa. Survivors are her daughter, Leslie Duke, and her husband, Ryan Redyke, and their son, Rex Duke…

Karen L. Miller, 63, Iola, passed away Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, at Allen County Regional Hospital in Iola.  Karen was born June 20, 1958, to Robert and Norma Jones, Topeka. She married Jay Miller on…

William Reed, 71, was born May 26, 1950, and died Aug. 25, 2021. He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Reed, and a son, Scott Powell. William is survived by twin daughters, Melissa…

Ken A. Ostrander, formerly of Humboldt, died Sept. 21, 2021, at Olathe Hospice. A celebration of his life will be held in the spring. He is survived by three children, Craig, Stephanie and Dalton; two…

Larry H. Hockett, 83, Chanute died Monday, Oct. 11, 2021.  He was born on July 3, 1938, in LaHarpe, the son of Howard Homer and Marjorie Elizabeth (Britt) Hockett. He served in the National Guard…

Donald Homer “Don” Stearns died Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, at age 73.  He was born to Elexis and Ethel Allene Stearns on Oct. 17, 1947 in ScottsBluff, Neb. After a tour of duty in Vietnam…

Carla I. Kosier, 49, Moran, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, at Mosaic Medical Center, St. Joseph, Mo.  She was born Jan. 4, 1972, in Garnett, the daughter of Owen and Carol (Thompson) Hunsperger. …

Jack Farris II, 72, of Boise, Idaho, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021. Arrangements are under the direction of the Alden-Waggoner Funeral Chapel, Boise.

Randy Noel Vanatta, age 63, passed away Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, at his home in Chanute. Randy was one of 11 children born to Tom Charles and Leola Mae (Zornes) Vanatta on Dec. 25, 1957,…

Nancy Ann Runer, 85, passed away Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, at Diversicare Nursing Home in Chanute. Nancy was born March 1, 1936, in Gas, to William Gumfory and Edith (Toedman) Gumfory.  Nancy and Jimmy T.…