Josie I. Weiland, 94, Neosho Falls, passed away Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, Mo.
Josie was born Nov. 20, 1918, at Mont Ida, the daughter of Fred and Alta (Drybread) Allen. The family moved to Neosho Falls in 1931.
On July 26, 1942, Josie married Curtis E. Weiland in Buena Park, Calif. They made their home in Neosho Falls. Josie helped Curt on the farm and was a homemaker. Curt preceded her in death June 8, 2003.
Josie was a member of the Neosho Falls United Methodist Church, an active member of the Neosho Valley Senior Center and she served as secretary of the Neosho Falls Cemetery board for years.
Survivors are her two sisters-in-law, Maxine Smith, Iola and Rita Alderson, Oklahoma City, Okla.; two brothers-in-law, Al Weiland and Les Weiland both of Iola; and a number of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers, Clarence and Lewis Allen, and a sister, Anna Faye Laymon.
Cremation has taken place.
The time and day of the graveside service will be announced later.
Memorials can be made to Neosho Valley Senior Center and left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola.
Condolences may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.
Graveside services for Josie Weiland, Neosho Falls, will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Cedarvale Cemetery, Neosho Falls. Memorials are suggested to the Neosho Valley Senior Center and may be left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel, Iola.
Dorothy Ann Sallee, 79, formerly of LaHarpe, passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Golden Living Center in Pittsburg.Dorothy was born Nov. 6, 1934, in Hepler, the daughter of Albert L. and Easter Lily (Hutton) Brown. She grew up in LaHarpe most of her life and was a graduate... [More]
Elton Francis, 92, Iola, formerly of Colony, passed away Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at Allen County Regional Hospital, Iola.Everett Elton Francis was the first born child of Ira and Pearl (Scott) Francis on Oct. 22, 1921, in LaHarpe. He grew up on the family farm east of Le Roy, attending... [More]
Marjorie Lee Weast, 89, Moran, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, at Mercy Hospital in Fort Scott.Graveside services will be at 3 p.m., Monday, at Moran Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Moran United Methodist Church and left in care of the funeral home.Condolences... [More]
After 19½ years of business Classy Attic is saying farewell to Iola. The shop at 15 E. Madison Ave. will close its doors for the last time on Dec. 31.“The economy is just not profitable,” owner Sherry Hart said. “It’s the hardest thing I have ever... [More]
BRONSON — Thursday afternoon the home of Chub and Helen Bolling, Bronson, caught fire and was destroyed. The couple own Bronson Meat Locker.According to Cara Thomas, the Bolling’s granddaughter and manager of Bolling’s Meat Market and Deli in Iola, the blaze... [More]
COLONY — When Roger Young woke up to a fire alarm early Wednesday and ran outside to see the Colony Diner ablaze, one thought went through his mind.“This can’t be happening,” he said.The diner — along with Colony Foods and the diner’s... [More]
CANEY — Brad Carson was feeling pretty giddy by the end of the day Saturday.His team was a little more understated; almost businesslike.Perhaps it was because the Iola High Mustang wrestling team finished in second Saturday at the Kan-Okla Classic, and not first, Carson... [More]
HESSTON — The road was kind to Allen Community College’s basketball teams Saturday.The ACC men never trailed against their hosts from Hesston, rolling to a 79-63 victory. The Red Devil women, meanwhile, picked up their second consecutive win, 50-40.Both squads return... [More]