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Wesley Perle Sparks died Saturday, June 27, 2020.  Wesley Perle Sparks was born on Jan. 6, 1927, to Frances Floressa Sparks and Perle Sparks. Wesley was the light of his parents’ life. He graduated from…

Raymond K. “Bud” Sifers of Bronson, departed this earth on Thursday, June 25, 2020, at age 63.  Bud was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond “Bud” and Alberta Sifers.  Bud is survived by his…

Joseph Edward “Joe Ed” Diebolt, age 60, of Iola, died at his residence on Saturday, June 13, 2020.  He was born Oct. 21, 1959, to Joseph L. Diebolt and Christina (Ronspiez) Diebolt.  He was preceded…

Our mother, Barbara Ann Lawrence of Kansas City, Mo., left her earthly bonds on the 22nd day of June 2020 with her sons by her side. She was 78 years of age. A celebration of…

Ryan Emery Delge, age 33, of Iola, died Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo. He was born Sept. 6, 1986, to Catherine Ingle and step-father Sam Smith.  Survivors include…

M. Rita Roush of Chanute, age 85, passed away on Friday, June 19, 2020, at her home. Rita was born on Aug. 21, 1934, in Humboldt. She was the daughter of Raymond and Clara (Westerman)…

Wayne Douglas Puff, 72, Iola, died Saturday, June 20, 2020, at his daughter’s home. Wayne was born March 13, 1948, in Peekskill, N.Y., to Raymond Puff and Dorothy (Scofield) Puff.  Wayne and Deborah Baker were…

Richard Brewington, age 66, of Iola, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020, at Allen County Regional Hospital, Iola.  Richard was born on Dec. 8, 1953, in Miami, Okla. He was the third of four children…

David M. Tetreault, age 73, died Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at Allen County Regional Hospital.  He was born Nov. 29, 1946, to Andrew and June (Reister) Tetreault in Concord, N.H.  He served in the United…

Betty Joan Newton-Bradshaw, 75, Tonganoxie, passed away Friday, May 29, 2020, at her home. The family will plan a celebration of life once social distancing is no longer called for. Betty was born Sept. 23,…