Obituaries

Marvin Leon Vittetoe

Marin Leon Vittetoe “Croaker” was born Aug. 18, 1939, at Black Jack in St. Clair County, the son of Marvin O and Edith (Kistner) Vittetoe, the sixth of seven children. Services were held Wednesday, Oct. 24 at the Heuser Funeral Home, Rich Hill with burial at Greenlawn Cemetery, Rich Hill.

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Roger R. Self

Roger R. Self, 46, Roscoe, passed away Oct. 29, 2018. He was born April 19, 1972. Services will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, in Sheldon-Goodrich Chapel, Osceola. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday Nov. 3, in Sheldon-Goodrich Chapel. Interment will be

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Sharon Kay McKinney

Sharon Kay (Price) McKinney, 73, of El Dorado Springs, passed away Oct. 22, 2018. A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, in Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.  According to her wishes, final disposition is cremation. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to help the family with expenses and left at

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Dennis Lee Henry

Dennis Lee Henry, 64, ElDo, passed away at this home on Oct. 24, 2018. Survived by his mother, Vinnie (Stebbins) Lankford of Clinton. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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Alfred Thomas (Tom) Brewer

Tom Brewer, 90, of rural El Dorado Springs, passed away at Mercy Hospital in Springfield on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Tom was born July 30, 1928, in Fountain, CO, the son of Charles S. Brewer and Pearl (Akers) Brewer. He was raised on a farm with three brothers on the plains east of Colorado Springs,

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Samuel Childs

Samuel Delmont (Sam) Childs, 84, of El Dorado  Springs, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. A graveside service was held Friday, Oct. 19, in Clintonville Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at: www.blandhackleman.com.

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Gary Burt Collins

Gary Burt Collins, 80, El Dorado Springs, passed away Oct. 20, 2018, at his home in El Dorado Springs. Services were Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Fort Scott National Cemetery, Fort Scott, KS, under the direction of Sheldon Funeral Home, El Dorado Springs. Memorials: Go Fund Me page, Glenna Collins widow fund.

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Nadine Rosbrugh

Alice Nadine (Lines) Rosbrugh, 83, of El Dorado Springs, passed away at Mercy Hospital, Springfield, Oct. 10, 2018. Nadine was born in Gravette, AR, on Aug. 26, 1935, the daughter of William Pink Lines and Vada (Perkins) Lines. Nadine attended her first two and one-half years of school at the Pape one-room school. She continued

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Margaret Suzanna “Sue” (Huff) Brown

Sue Brown, 84,  passed away peacefully in her daughter’s home in Burrton, KS, on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, after a lengthy battle with cancer. Sue was married to her beloved husband, Bob Brown, (deceased) for 59 years.  She was born in El Dorado Springs on July 21, 1934, the youngest child of George and Clara

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Dorothy Ellen Hardie

Dorothy Ellen Hardie, 95, El Dorado Springs, passed from this life on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in El Dorado Springs. Dorothy was bon Oct. 12, 1923, in Harwood to James Jackson and Eula B. Porter. She was united in marriage to James Howard Hardie in 1940 and he preceded her in death in 1992. Services

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