Obituaries

Edward S. Rose

Edward S. Rose, 83, of El Dorado Springs passed away on April 15, 2017, following a short illness. He was born in Covington, KY, to Charles and Hazel (Wilson) Rose on Aug. 10, 1933. In 1951 he joined the Air Force and served as a Radar & Communication Technician. He retired after 20 years. After

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Joe Alden Bell

Joe Alden Bell, 89, passed away peacefully April 11, 2017, at Moore-Few Nursing Home, Nevada. He was born on Dec. 8, 1927, on a farm eight miles southwest of Stockton, the third child of Euphie Mae (Clark) Bell and Joe Bell. He had two brothers, Alva Edison and Wilbur Dwayne, and one sister, Hazel Lorraine

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Gary D. Peterman

Gary D. Peterman, 66, Wheatland, passed away April 7, 2017, in Springfield. He was born May 5, 1950, in Osceola, the son of Robert Paul and Wilma Jean (Sutt) Peterman. Gary grew up in Collins. He enjoyed working cattle on the farm with his dad and rabbit, squirrel and quail hunting. He especially enjoyed it

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Willa Dean Bates (Deanie)

Willa Dean Bates (Deanie), 84, of Derby, KS, passed away April 11, 2017, in Derby, KS. The funeral service was held in South Rock Christian Church with Reverend Jody Clegg of St. Louis officiating. Burial was in New Hope Cemetery in Lebanon under direction of Smith Mortuary. Deanie was born in Long Lane, MO, to

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James Harold Chism

James Harold Chism, 78, El Dorado Springs, passed away on April 7, 2017, in Community Springs Care Center, following a short illness. Jim was born on Aug. 4, 1938, to Ovie Ray and Willia (Tolbert) Chism in Aldrich. He graduated from Stockton High School in 1957. After graduation Jim moved to Kansas City to work

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Roy Dean Weeda

Roy Dean Weeda, 67,  was ushered into heaven on April 5, 2017, at KU Medical Center. Roy was born to Irven and Opal Weeda on Sept. 20, 1949, in Clarinda, IA. He graduated from Bedford High School in 1967 and married his high school sweetheart, Dixie Beemer. Roy joined the Air Force and served as

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Lina Lou (Carroll) Allen

Lina Lou (Carroll) Allen, 89, Butler, passed away on April 7, 2017, in Medical Lodge in Butler. Services were held on Tuesday, April 11, in Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Burial followed in the El Dorado Springs City Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.

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Ruby A. Janes

Ruby A. (Shaw) Janes passed away Monday, April 10, 2017, at her home. Services will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 13, in Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in White Hall Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.  The family received friends from 6-7 p.m Wednesday, April 12, in the funeral home.

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Larry Dean Brown

Larry Dean Brown, a.k.a. Bub, 65, passed away with his family at his side at K.U. Medical Center in Kansas City April 1, 2017. Larry was born March 6, 1952. Larry lived in El Dorado Springs all his life and graduated High School in 1970. After graduation, he worked as a surveyor for a year.

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