Allen County, Kansas, News Items and other information extracted for these dates:

Allen County, Kansas

News Items and other information extracted for these dates: July 2003 thru April 2005

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Information for these surnames,
extracted from source dated Monday, July 28, 2003 by Al2005

transcribed from the Iola Register, dated September 19, 2003.

Dian Vaughan

Former Iola Dian James Vaughan, Lacey, Wash., died July 28 at his home. He was 28.

He attended school in Iola for many years.

He was born May 11, 1975 in Chanute.

His wife Angela, son Daniel and Stepson caylan survive, as do a brother Damon and family, Kristin, Dmiitra, Daerik, Dane, Daria and Draconis, a brother, Dustin and family, Jolene and Dora; and a sister, Devin and fiance, Eli; his parents, Daryll and Leslie Vaughan, Lace, and Millii Houseman Curtis, Topeka, and his grandmother, Pattie Barton of Humboldt.

A brother, Daric, uncle, Dr. Michael Houseman, and grandparents: C.M.(PeeWee) and Ruth Vaughan, Sammy Houseman and Beverly Livingston, and Gerald Barton, died earlier

Graveside inurnment services will be a 11 a.m. Saturday at Mount Hope Cemetery in Humboldt.

Family and friends are welcome to attend the service.

Information for these surnames,
extracted from source dated Thursday, September 18, 2003 by Al2005

transcribed from the Iola Register, dated September 19, 2003.

Terry Caudell

Terry Caudell, 39, of Colony died Thursday, Sept. 18, at his home.

He was born Oct. 31.1963.

Funeral Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Farris-Feueborn Memorial Chapel in Colony. Pastor Steve Bubna will officiate. Burial will be in Colony (Anderson Co.) Cemetery.

The family will greet friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Additional information about his life will be published when provided by the funeral home.

transcribed from the Iola Register, dated September September 20, 2003.

Terry Caudell

Terry Sheldon Caudell of Colony, whose death Thursday and 10 a.m. Monday funeral services at Farris-Feuerborn Memorial Chapel in Colony were reported in Friday's Register, was born Oct. 31, 1963, in Iola, the son of Sheldon and Bettie Culler Caudell. He was a lifetime resident of Colony.

He was a member of Colony Cummunity Church. He played football at Fort Scott Community College. He liked to hunt, fish and participate in other outdoor activities.

transcribed from the Iola Register, dated September 26, 2003.

Sympathy is expressed to family and friends of Terry Caudell, 39, who died at this rural Colony home Sept 18. Funeral services and burial were here Monday.

Information for these surnames,
extracted from source dated Thursday, September 18, 2003 by Al2005

transcribed from the Iola Register, dated September 19, 2003.

Thelma Hunt

Thelma I. Hunt, 88, of Iola died Thursday, Sept. 18, at Windsor Place in Iola.

She was born Dec. 25, 1914, in Chanute, the daughter of Elmer L and Alice F. Shipley Hunt. She started school in Oklahoma and then attended school in Humboldt and Chanute.

In 1938, she moved to Topeka where she worked for Pelletiers Department Store for 33 years. She returned to Iola to make her home in 1981.

She was a former member of the Veterans for Foreign Wars Auxilliary in Topeka and member of the First Assembly of God Church in Iola.

She is survived by a sister-in-law, Vera Hunt, of Iola, and Mary Lou Byers, Manhattan; and by a great-nephew, Michael W. Byers, Serverna Park, Md.

A brother, Lewis Hunt, died earlier.

Family and friends will gather at 11 a.m. Saturday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapels to leave for graveside services at 11:30 at Highland Cemetery. The Rev. Jason Pickering will officiate.

Information for these surnames,
extracted from source dated Friday, February 18, 2005 by Al2005

Taken from the Iola Register, Saturday, February 19, 2005

Avis Cooper

Avis L. Cooper of LaHarpe died Friday, Feb. 18, at Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita. She was 75.

She was born March 30, 1929, in Mildred, the daughter of William W. and Eula M. Markley Clay.

She was graduated from LaHarpe High School.

She was married to Calvin Head, and they later divorced. She then married Lowell Cooper, and they made their home in California. They divorced, and in 1968 she returned to LaHarpe.

She worked for Gates Corp. for 10 years before retiring. She liked to quilt, fish and play bingo.

Survivors include two sons, Ronnie Head of LaHarpe and Jimmy Cooper, Iola; three daughters, Virginia Knavel, Brenda Knavel and Eula Danford, all of LaHarpe; four brothers, Gerald Clay, LaHarpe, Russell Clay and Billy Clay, Iola, and Vernon Clay of Minnoka, Ill.; two sisters, Wilda Cramer and Donna Sigler of Iola; two half-brothers, Bill Clay, Humboldt, and Chuck Clay, LaHarpe; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were three brothers, Howard, Jerry Don and Wilbur Clay; a sister, Velda Joan Adams; an infant son, Robert Leon Head; a daughter, Judith Ann Head; and a great-great-granddaughter, Kamron Knavel.

Family and friends will meet at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapels to leave for graveside services to be held at 2:30 p.m. in LaHarpe Cemetery. The Rev. Lloyd Houk will officiate.

Information for these surnames,
extracted from source dated Monday, April 25, 2005 by Al2006

Kenneth E Lindsey, age 80, a resident of Carol Stream for almost 40 years, died at home on Monday, April 25, 2006. He was born in Pittsburg, Kansas on July 31, 1924 to Kenneth O and Amy Isabelle Lindsey.

He was raised in Humboldt, Kansas where he graduated from Humboldt High School in 1943. Ken was a veteran of the US Navy where he served on the USS Libra in the South Pacific. He attended Kansas Universith in Lawrence, KS. In 1948 he married Bernice Baker in Humboldt. For 33 years he worked as an electronics technician for Amoco. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Glen Ellyn and volunteered as a Special Olympic coach. In Humboldt, he was a past-master of the Masonic Lodge. He was instrumental in founding a special needs class in Chanute, Ks.

He is survived by his wife, Bernice, two children, Kenneth D. of Carol Stream and Guyla (Tony) Kryka of Salem Twp., MI, and four grandsons, Anton Jr., Richard, Kyle and Jason Kryka. He was proceded in death by his parents, and two grandsons, John and James Kryka.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 1, from 4 until 8 p.m. at the julgren Funeral Home, 304 N. Main St, in Wheaton, IL, where services will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. Further services and interment will be held in Humboldt.

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