August 1, 2014

Kenneth “Kenny” Allen Briscoe

Kenneth “Kenny” Allen Briscoe, 73, of Gardner, Kan. passed away March 6, 2014 at KC Hospice House.

Kenny was born June 12, 1940 in Kansas City, Mo. to Arthur Luther and Doris Pearl (Smith) Briscoe. He grew up in Rosedale, …

HOME TOWN HEROS: McCarthy family farm – 150 years old


Photo courtesy of the McCarthy family.

WATCH VIDEO: Rick Poppitz,
Special to The Gardner News
March 3, 2014 – In June of 2014 , the McCarthy family farm in Edgerton will be 150 years old.  John McCarthy (1812-1887) …

Leona Margaret (McCarty) Holbert

HolbertLeona Margaret (McCarty) Holbert, 90, was received unto her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ early Sunday morning Feb. 23, 2014. A resident of Rolling Green Village since Dec. 9, 2013, Leona died of complications due to kidney failure.
Margaret was …

Richard Damon Maloney

Richard Damon Maloney, 68, of Gardner, Kan. passed away Feb. 22, 2014 at Olathe Medical Center.

Richard was born Dec. 22, 1945 in Kansas City, Kan. to Alexander F. “Pat” and Betty Maurine (George) Maloney. He grew up in the …

Joyce Pauline Higginbotham

Joyce Higginbotham

Joyce Pauline Higginbotham, 62, of Qulin, Mo., passed away peacefully in her sleep and went to her eternal home on Feb. 23, 2014 at her residence.

Joyce was born June 7, 1951. She was formerly a teacher’s aide at Edgerton …

Robert “Bob” E. Abbott

Robert Eugene Abbott, 79, of Royal Palm Beach, Fla., formerly of Gardner, passed away Feb. 10, 2014 at Loxahatchee, Fla.

Robert was born Aug. 12, 1934 in Kansas City, Kan. to George and Merna M. (Uttinger) Abbott. He grew up …

Charles “Chuck” Franklin Lay

Charles Lay

Charles Lay

Charles “Chuck” Franklin Lay, 81, of Gardner,Kan., passed away Feb. 11, 2014 at Good Samaritan Center, Olathe, Kan.
Charles was born Nov. 18, 1932 in Sedalia, Mo, to Cecil W. and Florence (LaRue) Lay. He graduated from Hutchinson …

Phyllis Leona Hermon

Hermon 70, of Gardner, Kan., passed away Feb. 7, 2014.

Phyllis was born Aug. 6, 1943 in Kansas City, Kan. to Harold and Clara (Miller) Bartlett. She grew up in Kansas City, Kan. and graduated from Wyandotte High School, but she …


Myers  - Locke

Myers – Locke

Kent and Marcia Myers, Edgerton, would like to announce the engagement of their daughter Taylor Catharine Myers, Kansas City, Kan. to Travis Cole Locke, Kansas City, Kan., son of Frank and Robyne Locke, Gardner.
The future bride …

Doris Jean Krout

Doris Jean Krout, 82, of Spring Hill, passed away Jan. 29, 2014 at North Point Care Center, Paola, Kan.

Doris was born March 31, 1931 in Harrison County, Mo. to Glen S. and Edith (Underwood) Doolittle. She grew up near …