October 7, 2015


  Dorothy Irene Chism Eddleman, 83, of Paola and Osawatomie, passed away May 13, 2015. Dorothy was born February 13, 1932 near Dill City in Washita County, Okla. to Herbert and Opal (Lynch) Chism. She earned her BA in Education and her Masters of Library Science from Pittsburg State Univ. Dorothy married Bernard Dale “Bernie” Continue Reading


  Gail Alice Wallace, 72, of Gardner, KS, formerly of Grove, OK, passed away May 13, 2015. Gail was the daughter of Charles Joseph and Bertha Agnes (Evans) Ebeck and was born June 19, 1942 in Pontiac, Michigan. She grew up in Gardner, graduating from Gardner High School in 1960. Gail married Bob D. Wallace Continue Reading


MARGUERITA JUNE SCALES After living a long life full of love, laughter and crossword puzzles, June Scales spent her last Mother’s Day surrounded by family before passing peacefully very early Monday morning. June was born June 18th, 1921, in Oklahoma eventually moving to Chico, Tex, where she built a great life dedicated to her family Continue Reading


  Loretta Louise Nellor, 81, passed away May 7, 2015 at Olathe Hospice House.  Loretta was born June 2, 1933 in Spring Hill, Kan to Marjorie L. (Dunn) and Albert P. Meyer. She was a 1950 graduate of Spring Hill High School. Loretta married Kimball H. Nellor on August 24, 1955 in Spring Hill.   Continue Reading


  James “Jim” Phillip Workman, 72, of Wellsville, Kan, passed away May 6, 2015 at Olathe Hospice House. Jim was born March 28, 1943 to Doris (Mitchell) and Loyal Rex “Dink” Workman. He grew up in Nebraska and they moved to North Kansas City where he was a N KC High School graduate.  He then Continue Reading

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