Share |

Connie Freshour

Connie June Freshour, 60, passed away Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at her home in Le Roy.

She was born June 14, 1953, in Iola, the daughter of Ray and Willena Simpson Holloway. Connie attended Colony Crest High School and graduated as a member of the Class of 1971. During the years following high school she lived in Columbia City, Ind., and worked at Weatherhead Manufacturing.

Connie was joined in marriage to Ralph K. Fres-hour on June 16, 1978, in Columbia City, Ind. They lived in Columbia City until moving to Colony in 1980. The couple moved back to Indiana in 1986 and settled down in Le Roy in 1991. Connie was a proud homemaker, wife and mother.

She will be deeply missed by her husband, Ralph; two sons, Adam and Josh Freshour, both of Le Roy; three sisters, Willena Tressler, Yates Center, and Nonnie Masters, Burlingame; Melody Holloway, Gas. Connie was preceded in death by a son, Michael J. Freshour on April 26, 2010.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, at the VanArsdale Funeral Home in Le Roy. Burial will follow services at Le Roy Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday, at the VanArsdale Funeral Home in Le Roy. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer Association and sent in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed at vanarsdalefs.com.

OBITUARIES

Velma Ensminger

thumb

Velma Ensminger, 79, wife of David L. Ensminger, Moran, went to the loving arms of her Father in heaven on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014.She was born on Sept. 23, 1935, to Dr. and Mrs. Roy A. Siders of Moran. She had four older brothers, all deceased.Vel worked as a secretary at Lackland... [More]

Kathryn Sarver

thumb

Kathryn Joan Sarver, 80, Iola, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, at the home of her daughter in Owasso, Okla., surrounded by all her children and grandchildren.Kathryn was born June 23, 1934, on a farm southwest of Iola, the daughter of Chester O. and Mabel Margaret (Smith) Wilcoxon.... [More]

Reason Hannum

thumb

Reason Rayne Hannum, 4-month-old daughter of Savannah Haner and Frank Hannum, passed into eternal life on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014.Reason was born June 21, 2014, in Iola, the daughter of Frank Robert Hannum and Savannah Rose Haner. She was the light of their lives. Reason never... [More]

More Obituaries

NEWS

Houk thankful

thumb

There is a lot to be thankful for in the Houk household this Thanksgiving. On Thursday Laura Houk, Iola, found out from her doctor she is cancer-free.“I’m thankful that I’m still here this year,” Houk said.Houk has been battling ovarian cancer.The cancer... [More]

Culinary therapy

thumb

LAHARPE — Robin Manbeck was always the go-to mom when it came to making baked goods for her children’s school activities.She thought nothing of whipping up batches of cookies and cinnamon rolls at a moment’s notice.Now that her children, Corbin, 24, and Kandra,... [More]

Smoking vs. roasting

thumb

LAHARPE — Much like a curious scientist testing his latest experiment, Chris Becannon is fond of tinkering in the kitchen.He calls it refining.“It’s a matter of finding what works,” he said. “Once I find something that works, I’ll stick with... [More]

More News

AP Video

SPORTS

Son of former Iolan a California college standout

thumb

Here’s a story to tug at the heartstrings of all those kids who have been told they weren’t tall enough or big enough to play sports.Sean Myers, 5-foot-8 and 165 pounds, is a star receiver with the Chapman University football team, an NCAA Division III school in Orange,... [More]

ACC women lose 95-75 to Crowder

thumb

Despite having their best offensive output for the season, the Allen Community College women’s basketball team lost to Crowder 95-75 Thursday night.Taking over coaching duties for the foreseeable future is assistant coach Rachel Janzen. Head coach Katie Mahoney is in Kansas... [More]

More Sports

Register Online Edition Renew your subscription