H. Kenneth “Kenny” Miller, 92, rural Welda, died Friday, July 18, 2014, at Sunset Manor in Waverly.
Kenny was born July 11, 1922, on a farm in Garfield County, Okla., the son of August Herman and Clara Suzanna Hermina (Brandt) Miller. He grew up in Garfield County.
On Oct. 5, 1941, Kenny married Norma Fay Wyman in Douglass, Okla. He farmed most of his life. They made their home on a farm near Covington, Okla., until 1946 when they moved to Cheyenne County, Colo. In 1962, they settled on the farm at Welda. Mrs. Miller preceded him in death March 12, 1989.
He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Aliceville.
Survivors include three sons, Mark Miller, Alma, Mike Miller, Moline, and Kevin Miller, Garnett; one daughter, Linda Donley, Colony; one brother, Dick Miller, Nevada; one sister, Mary Lou Beopple, Garfield County, Okla.; eight grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, one sister, five brothers and one great-great-grandson.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at St. John Lutheran Church in Aliceville. Burial will be at Highland Cemetery, Iola. Memorial gifts can be made to ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) or Alzheimer’s Association, and may be left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola, which is in charge of arrangements.
To sign the guest book online or leave a condolence, go to www.iolafuneral.com.
Frances Poling, 83, Moran, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at Allen County Regional Hospital in Iola.There will be no public services. Memorial contributions may be made to Baker Family Scholarship, Allen Community College, c/o Cindy Adams, 1801 N. Cottonwood, Iola, KS 66749. Condolences... [More]
Marilyn E. Prock, 61, Iola, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at the University of Kansas Medical Center.Marilyn was born March 13, 1953, in Iola, the daughter of Lewis Rivers and Betty Arleene (Estep) Howland. The Howland family lived in several states following the aircraft industry... [More]
Nelma Claudine (Keel) Coy, 85, passed away at her home in Humboldt Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. Claudine was born in Dover, Tenn., on Oct. 4, 1929, the daughter of Claude and Maggie (Stafford) Keel. She was raised in Dover and attended school there before the family relocated to... [More]
Jack Koehn has a balancing act before him.How to make $468,000 in budget cuts without teachers or students feeling it.“I’m not sure it can be done this time,” Koehn, USD 257 superintendent of schools, said Wednesday afternoon. “All the cuts we’ve... [More]
ANW Education Cooperative is trying its best to save money in multiple areas. ANW Co-op director Bob Coleman told USD 257 Board of Education members Monday evening that money is very tight for special education.ANW is a special education cooperative serving Anderson, Allen, Neosho,... [More]
In Larry Walden’s estimation he’s neither an artist nor a master woodworker.Perhaps he’d accept master tinkerer, which in Walden’s vocabulary is “a hacker.”Walden’s latest creation is perched high above the lobby of the Allen County Regional... [More]
A monster second half from Courtney Stockard helped Allen Community College’s mens basketball team finish off Independence 81-79 on Wednesday night.“He really stepped up there for us late in the game. He kind of took over for us. He hit a really late basket to take... [More]
Another game of ups and downs left Allen Community College’s womens basketball team leaving the gym deflated. After a promising start, the Red Devil women lost to Independence 82-66.“We gave up too many easy shots in the paint,” coach Katie Mahoney said. “So,... [More]