Harold E. Umholtz, 89, Moran, died Monday, April 21, 2014, at the Moran Manor.
Harold was born March 16, 1925, in Newton, the son of Harry and Louise (Deschner) Umholtz. He grew up in the Hesston area and served in the U.S. Army. He later moved to Woodson County where he baled hay for area farmers. Before he retired, he worked at the ammunition plant in Parsons until it closed.
Survivors include six siblings, Ross Umholtz, LaHarpe, Earl Umholtz, Fall River, Alice Grisier, Yates Center, Wilma Strawder, Inman, Norma Jean Nebergal, North Newton, Dorothy Nickels, Anthony, and a number of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, John Umholtz.
Cremation has taken place. Private family inurnment will be at the Eastlawn Cemetery at Zimmerdale in Harvey County at a later date.
Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola, assisted the family. To sign the guestbook online or leave a condolence, go to www.iolafuneral.com.
Joyce Marie Teter, 74, Ottawa, died Friday, Oct. 21, 2016.She was born in Iola on Sept. 5, 1942, to Alfred and Mary Willett Stevenson, and lived her entire life in Ottawa.Memorial services are at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel, Garnett. Visitation... [More]
Paul R. Scheibmeir, 85, of Iola, passed away Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 at Allen County Regional Hospital, Iola.Paul was born on May 27, 1931 at Neosho Falls. He was the first of two sons born to Herman J. and May C. (Henson) Scheibmeir. Paul grew up in the Neosho Falls and Piqua... [More]
Iola native Jimmy Jones, 70, Salina, died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Ryan Mortuary, Salina. Memorials are suggested to the Salina Animal Shelter or Hospice of Salina, in care of Ryan Mortuary, Salina.
Next week, Christmas begins.Signup is next Tuesday for this year’s Adopt-A-Child program at Iola’s First Baptist Church, 801 N. Cottonwood.The outreach is for low-income families who struggle to provide gifts under the tree come Christmas morning.Organizers Cheryl... [More]
A site plan has been approved by the Iola City Council, clearing the way for construction to begin on a G&W Foods grocery store in Iola.City Council members voted, 7-0, (Austin Sigg was absent) to adopt the site plan for the 17,000-square-foot facility at the old Allen County... [More]
A candidate forum for local, state and federal races will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Iola High School.Slated to participate are:Allen County Sheriff Bryan Murphy, a Republican, and his challenger, Mike Aronson, an independent.Caryn Tyson, a Republican from Parker, seeking re-election... [More]
The postseason fate of several area high schools — Iola included — will be decided this week.The regular season wraps up Thursday and Friday, with high school playoffs beginning next week.The top two teams from each district will earn playoff spots, with each district’s... [More]
ARMA — Well, we’ve seen it before, but just not in the lifetime of this sportswriter or any member of the 2016 state-bound Humboldt Cubs volleyball team.In 1989, the second-seeded Cubs upset Southeast (Cherokee) in the sub-state final to advance to the state volleyball... [More]
- Prep playoff scenarios as final games come closer
- PARTY LIKE 1989: Cubs to state; end 27-year drought
- Mustangs, Morrison qualify for state meet
- Wildcats shine at regionals
- Fillies’ season ends with hard-fought loss
- Allen women’s soccer lock into playoffs’ fourth seed
- Marmaton Valley, SCC, Crest, Yates Center see volleyball seasons end
- Mustangs dismantle Bulldogs in second half