Agnes B. Hammer, 95, Iola, went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at Allen County Hospital.
Agnes was born March 29, 1918, on a farm west of Iola, the daughter of Rollin C. and Nellie (Bassett) Butler.
On April 4, 1937, Agnes married Willard Hammer and they made their home and farmed on the family farm. He preceded her in death July 18, 2001.
She was a member of First Church of the Nazarene in Iola.
She is survived by three sons, Alvin Hammer, Menifee, Calif., Donald Hammer, Iola, and Lavon Hammer, Colony; one sister, Esther Weiland (Les), Iola; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Rollin L. Hammer, and three sisters, Mildred Heffernon, Marion Hood and Grace Hartman.
Funeral service will be at 2 p.m., Friday, at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola.
Burial will be at Highland Cemetery, Iola.
Memorial choice is First Church of the Nazarene and may be left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola, which is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.
Mary L. Martin, 77, Iola, passed away Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, at her home.Mary was born Feb. 11, 1938, in Parsons, the daughter of James David and Dorothy Helen (Tomlinson) Murrow. She grew up in Iola and graduated from Iola High School in 1956.On Aug. 31, 1957, Mary married... [More]
Gro Gifford, 73, Garnett, died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015 at St. Luke’s South, Overland Park.Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at the Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel, Garnett. Family will greet friends from 1 p.m. until the service time at... [More]
Jean Barr, 97, Garnett, died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, at Golden Heights, Garnett. Graveside memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Garnett Cemetery.Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church or to Garnett Library.You may... [More]
When Duane Bauer cut soybeans west of Elsmore a few days ago, they made 38 bushels to the acre. Generally, that’s not remarkable for beans, but in this case was because they were a short-season variety.“You don’t see that kind of yield but about every... [More]
Shelia Lampe, executive director at the Iola Area Chamber of Commerce, has resigned.Aileen Wilson, who worked under Lampe at the Chamber office in downtown Iola, confirmed Lampe’s resignation, but did not comment further.She could not immediately be reached for comment.Lampe... [More]
Russell Vallier was 25 when he first heard the call to the ministry. “I was sitting in the church choir near a fellow by the name of Jim Lovelace, who was my Sunday school teacher at Caney Methodist Church. The pastor that day called for someone anointed of God, and... [More]
In 2014, Iola picked up win No. 2 after eight games. The second victory of the season for coach Doug Kerr’s team was more of a end-of-the-year consolation prize than a potential turning point.On Friday, Kerr and his Mustangs earned win No. 2 with a 41-6 pounding of Central... [More]
RICHMOND — Iola High’s varsity boys cross country team took home a second-place finish at the Central Heights Invitational even without one of its top runners.Kendall Jay, who has been the Mustangs’ No. 2 runner this season, sat out of Thursday’s race... [More]