Warren R. Park, 65, died Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree, Colo. He was born May 4, 1948, in Oakley to Aubrey “Cub” and Jessie (Swart) Park. He was owner of Swart-Park Motors, Inc., Oakley.
He married Cora Lee (Vavricka Samuelson) on Dec. 28, 2007, in Colby. He was preceded in death by his parents, and sister Nancy Windsor (Tom). Survivors are his wife Cora Lee; sons Matt (Cristy), Oakley, and Andrew, D.O., (Megha), Kansas City, Mo.; daughter Wendy Parsons (Pat), Oakley; stepsons Mark and Steven Samuelson, Oakley; brother, Wade Park, Iola; and sister, Karen Gilpin (Jim), Iola; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was at 10 a.m. today at Buffalo Bill Cultural Center, Oakley, with interment in the Oakley Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Wild West Historical Foundation, Logan Co. Shrine Club, and Oakley Kids Wrestling Club in care of Kennedy-Koster Funeral Home, PO Box 221, Oakley, KS 67748.
Sharon Kay Hansen, 51, Iola, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013.Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the First Christian Church in Iola. Memorials are suggested to the Sharon Kay Hansen Memorial Fund and may be left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel... [More]
Zetta Anne Johnson, 84, Parker, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at her home. Graveside inurnment will be at 1 p.m., on Friday, at the Fairview Cemetery, Mildred. Memorial contributions may be made to Project Hope or Fairview Cemetery Association. You may send your condolences... [More]
Ella Jo Douglass, 5, Garnett, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at her home, surrounded by her family and in her mother’s arms releasing her from her battle with Rett Syndrome. Funeral services will be at 7p.m. on Friday, at the Feuerborn Family Funeral Service... [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]
Landmark takes reins at CNB locationThere are some major changes happening at Landmark Bank — besides a name change — but its core values are still the main focus.CEO and Chairman of the Board for Landmark Bank, Pat Alexander, sat down with The Register to discuss... [More]
The Vespers program, sponsored by the Southeast Kansas Christian Artist Series, is directed by Terry Meadows and begins at 3 p.m. Sunday at Iola’s First Presbyterian Church. The choir, celebrating its 57th concert, will be performing Christmas selections. Ron Baker, organist,... [More]
Allen Community College’s women took out some aggression on the basketball court Wednesday evening.It paid off with a victory.The Red Devils led nearly from start to finish, downing visiting Oklahoma Wesleyan University’s junior varsity, 73-59.The victory snapped... [More]
While most area high schools begin their 2013-14 season tonight or Friday, a full slate of “preseason” tournaments kick off next week. Iola High’s Mustangs and Fillies basketball teams — who open Friday at home against Girard — will head to Baldwin... [More]