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Donald D. “Don” Bamberry, 83, of Tampa, Fla., passed away on Aug. 26, 2019, at his home, with his loving wife by his side. In 1935, Don was born as a twin to brother, Dale,…

Dee Ann Paxton Schutte entered heaven’s rest on Friday, April 9, 2021, at her home in Minnetonka, Minn. She was born March 25, 1952, in Iola, to Dee and Janie Paxton. Dee attended elementary school…

Raymond Clause McIntosh, age 83, was born at home, Dec. 9, 1937, in Freedom Township, Bourbon County, and died Saturday, April 10, 2021. He is survived by his first wife and their four children; two…

Evelena “Missy” Thomas, age 63, died Saturday, April 10, 2021, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. Missy was born May 30, 1957 to Leland and Cecil (Cane) Burns.  In November of 2007, she…

Darold Edward Murry, age 85, of LaHarpe, passed away on Saturday, April 10, 2021, at the Allen County Regional Hospital. Darold was born on Oct. 27, 1935, at Columbus, Kan. He was the second of…

Sarah Alice (Sadie) Burton, age 90, of Iola, died  Friday, April 9, 2021, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center, Chanute. Sadie was born January 11, 1931, in Yates Center, to William Sorenson and Jessie Blanche…

Vernon Joseph Diebolt, age 83, of Iola, passed away April 7, 2021, at Moran Manor. Vernon was born on April 4, 1938, in Piqua, to Aloysius Diebolt and Marie (Yohon) Diebolt. Vernon attended school at…

Thora May Shinn, age 94, former resident of Iola, and more recently of Uniontown, passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg. She was born March 5, 1927, at her grandparents’…

Marcella Kay Smoot, 68, unexpectedly passed away on Saturday, April 3, 2021. She was born to Ira and Minnie (Gerdsen) Smoot on May 3, 1952, in Iola. Marcella devoted her life to raising her daughter,…

Rodney J. Mueller, 73, of Humboldt, passed away on Sunday, April 4, 2021, at his home. Rodney was born on March 23, 1948, in Iola, the son of Ernest and Margaret (King) Mueller. After graduating…