Mae Truster, 95, Iola, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014, at Windsor Place in Iola, surrounded by her family.
Mae was born Jan. 1, 1919, in Iola, the daughter of George Beaty and Myrtle (Conover) Beaty. She attended school in Iola.
On Aug. 7, 1937, Mae married Merrill Truster and they lived on a farm southwest of Iola for 63 of their 76 years of marriage. Merrill preceded her in death Nov. 4, 2013.
Mae was a homemaker all the years that they raised their daughters. She also worked at the Garden Shop and Daylight Donuts. She made birthday, anniversary, and wedding cakes for many years for family, friends, and many folks in the community.
Survivors include four daughters, Leona Reams and husband, Gene, Iola, Rowene Helwick and husband, Jimmie, Topeka, Violet Malson, Blue Springs, Mo., and Linda Boothe and husband, Fred, Colorado Springs, Colo.; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Merrill; one sister, Ruth Jeanmonod; one brother, Carl Beaty; son-in-law, Bill Brecheisen; granddaughter, Susan Brecheisen; and grandson, Timothy Gibson.
Mae was dearly loved by her family and will be greatly missed. She was a faithful member of Salem United Methodist Church.
Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, at Salem United Methodist Church southwest of Iola.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, at Salem United Methodist Church southwest of Iola.
Burial will be at Highland Cemetery, Iola.
Memorials may be made to Salem United Methodist Church and left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola.
To sign the guestbook online or leave a condolence, go to www.iolafuneral.com.
Dorothy Schuster, 95, Garnett, died Saturday, May 21, 2016, at her home. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Garnett Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church and left in care of Feuerborn Family Funeral Service-Garnett. Condolences... [More]
Richard D. Crabtree, 80, Kincaid, passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 in Garnett. He was born July 25, 1935, in Le Roy, the son of William and Myrtle (Rohr) Crabtree. Richard graduated from Le Roy High School with the Class of 1954. He joined the Marine Corps in 1954, serving... [More]
Robert Earl “Bubba” Roush, born June 12, 1943, in Iola, passed away peacefully with family at his side on May 1, 2016, in Tacoma, Wash., of interstitial lung disease. Robert had lived the past 31 years in Spanaway and Lakewood, Wa. He served as a Staff Sergeant in... [More]
Iola High School’s graduating class of 2016 learned more than the “Three R’s” during its years within USD 257, Abigail Taylor said Sunday. Taylor, voted as the class speaker, spoke at Sunday’s commencement ceremony in front of a jam-packed high... [More]
Tracy Keagle and Georgia Masterson were in a giving mood Friday. The pair handed out sackloads of fresh produce, all free of charge, to folks of all stripes Friday afternoon. The occasion was the inaugural Humanity House Fresh For You giveaway. Keagle, who mans the Humanity... [More]
For the lay person, who has little idea what livestock judging at the collegiate level entails, Buddy Curry has a tip: “Think of it as a debate team with an animal influence.” Curry, recently named Allen Community College’s new livestock judging coach and “ag... [More]
ERIE — Bryce Isaac is Humboldt’s Swiss Army knife. Whether it is jumping, running or clearing the hurdles, Isaac is among the best the area has to offer. The senior proved his versatility at the 3A regional meet in Erie on Friday by competing in four... [More]
CHANUTE - Ashleigh Nicholas came into her freshman year with the goal of keeping Iola girls’ track and field relevant especially the Fillies’ hurdlers. Prior to this season, the Fillies’ program was able to rely on Emery Driskel. She was a mainstay as point-getter... [More]