October 4, 2015

Duane L. Morgan

  Duane L. Morgan, 77, of Ottawa, Kan., passed away Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Ottawa Retirement Village. Duane was born Wednesday, June 16, 1937, in Tonganoxie, Kan. the son of Lee and Edna (Ditty) Morgan. He graduated from grade school in Tonganoxie and attended Tonganoxie High School before pursuing work as a construction worker Continue Reading

Harold Eastland

Harold passed away just after midnight on April 26th at St Francis Hospital in Tulsa Okla. Harold was born Oct 5, 1928 to Ruby Blanche Eastland (Dunham) and Allen Morris Eastland in rural Olathe, Kan. He was the fifth of seven brothers and sisters (Morris Eastland, Irene Peer, Francis (Shorty) Eastland, Nadine Paulsen, Dale Eastland, Continue Reading

Ely Hinson

Ely Hinson In Loving Memory November 18, 1930 – April 12, 2015 Born to Randolph and Mattie Hinson in Greenville, Alabama on November 18, 1930, Ely Hinson was the 10th of 11 children. Ely was raised in Greenville, Alabama and moved to Olathe, Kansas where he worked as a heavy machine operator for a number Continue Reading

George Herman Stahl

George Herman Stahl, 75, of Spring Hill, passed away April 25, 2015 at Olathe Hospice House. Herman was born on August 15, 1939 in Osawatomie, Kan. to Alice Marie (Judd) and Joseph Herman Stahl.  He was a graduate from Queen of Holy Rosary School in Wea.  Herman served in the US Navy.  Herman married Marilyn Continue Reading

Brandon Lee McReynolds

Brandon Lee McReynolds, 25, of Gardner, Kan. passed away April 23, 2015 in Barnett, Mo. Brandon was born March 4, 1990 in Olathe, Kan. to David and Shelby (Jenks) McReynolds. He grew up in Gardner and graduated from Gardner Edgerton High School. Brandon was a construction worker. He loved motorcycles, fast cars and being outdoors. Continue Reading

Barbara Selena Cook

Barbara Selena Cook Shelton, 71, of Gardner, KS passed away April 22, 2015 at Olathe Medical Center. Barbara was born August 18, 1943 in Almy, WY to Lawrence Leroy Cook and Selena Marr (Morris) Cook. She grew up in Evanston, WY on a ranch in Uinta county, homesteaded by her ancestors. Barbara moved to rural Continue Reading

Barbara E. Woods

Barbara E. Woods, 86, Fairport, New York passed away peacefully at home on April 23. She was born in Ottawa, Kan. and graduated from Ottawa High School in 1946.  She married David S. Woods in 1948 and lived in Humboldt, Kansas for 20 years, moved to Overland Park, Kansas in 1976, and moved to Fairport, Continue Reading


    Louis A. Soetaert, passed away April 21, 2015 at his home in Gardner, Kan. Louis was born May 22, 1923 in Gardner to Louise (Cashier) and Charles Soetaert. Louis married L. Edith Draper on April 22, 1944 in KCMO. They lived in Spring Hill and then moved to Gardner in 1948. He was Continue Reading

Marilyn Joy (Linder) Walsh

Marilyn Joy (Linder) Walsh, age 70 of Surprise, Ariz.passed away Wednesday, March 18,  in Surprise, Ariz. Marilyn Joy Walsh was born October 14, 1944 in Olathe, Kansas, the daughter of Preston and Mary Linder.  She graduated from Gardner High School in 1962.  For several years she worked various jobs in and around Olathe, Kan.  Marilyn Continue Reading


    Mary Virginia Alexander, 92, of Gardner, Kan, passed away peacefully at her home on April 11, 2015,  surrounded by her loving family and dedicated husband of 69 years, James Clyde Alexander, and her treasured dog, Gracie.   Mary Virginia Alexander of Gardner, Kan was born May 17, 1922 in Harrisonville, Mo to Rose Dalton Continue Reading