Obituaries

Fri
25
Sep

John Melvin Snook

     John Melvin Snook, 81, of Bartlesville, Okla., died Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, at The Journey Home Hospice  in Bartlesville following a strong fight against renal failure and other ailments. His family was at his side where they had been during the last several weeks of his earthly walk.
     John was born March 27, 1934 at Christ’s Hospital in Topeka, Kan. to Edward and Elizabeth Snook. His father was a Methodist pastor and times were never easy in their small pastorates. In time, John was joined by his brother, Ray, followed by two sisters, Miriam and Priscilla. Their father then moved to the Pilgrim Holiness Church and pastorates followed in Kansas, Colorado and finally Oklahoma.

Wed
23
Sep

Arthur "Art" Kohls

Arthur “Art” Kohls, 87, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015 at his home in Ellsworth.

He was born June 3, 1928 in Ellsworth County to Helen (Schmoekel) and Ed Kohls.

Art was a passionate farmer, and had been an auto mechanic at Erhardt Motors, a railroad agent for Frisco Railroad, and worked for Vulcan Chemical. He also served his country in the U.S. Air Force.

Art married Kathryn Lou Barnett Nov. 20, 1954, in rural Clearwater. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church and the VFW Post 6485, both of Ellsworth.

Art was preceded in death by his parents; brother, John Kohls; sister-in-law, Carol Kohls; and brother-in-law, Joe Whalen.

Thu
10
Sep

Harvey A. Woodmansee

(1920-2015)
Thu
10
Sep

Dakota Joe Harr

(1995-2015)
Wed
02
Sep

Alfred Joe Henley

1943-2015)
Wed
02
Sep

Robert D. (Bobby) Basgall

(1941-2015)

Wed
26
Aug

Donna Lee Bettenbrock (1938-2015)

An ordinary life is filled with extraordinary stories. Donna Lee Bettenbrock passed away Monday, Aug. 24, 2015 in Marquette, Kan. She was born Sept. 15, 1938 to Duane and Clara Srader in Salina, Kan. Big sister to Sharon, Gary, Gale, Bill and Carla, the siblings were raised in the charming rural American town which is Marquette. Donna married Carl W. Bettenbrock of Geneseo Dec. 26, 1959.
Wed
19
Aug

Gail Marie Kohls

Gail Marie Kohls, 80, of El Dorado, passed away Aug. 10, 2015, after a long battle with cancer. Gail was born to John and Dorothy Korinek on May 25, 1935 in Chicago, Ill. The family moved to Ellsworth, Kan. Gail graduated from Ellsworth High School in 1953. She graduated from Fort Hays State University, taught two years at Natoma, Kan. and retired in El Dorado after teaching there 36 years. On May 30, 1954, she married her high school sweetheart, Everett Kohls. They were married for 61 years. Gail is preceded in death by her parents, John and Dorothy Korinek, step-mother Ora, son David Arlan, nephews Jason Korinek and Eric Fox and brother-in-law Jerry Montgomery.

Fri
14
Aug

Leonard A. Mattas

(1928-2015)
Fri
14
Aug

Geraldine Crow

(1931-2015)

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Obituaries