Dennis Dale Combes

Sept. 18, 1951 – June 30, 2018

TOPEKA — Dennis Dale Combes, Osage City, died Saturday, June 30, 2018, at Stormont Vail Hospital, Topeka. He was 66.

He was born Sept. 18, 1951, at Burlington, the son of Walter Clinton and Ethel Lorene Norris Combes. He graduated from Reading High School in 1969. He served with the Army Reserves after high school.

He married Colleen Ann Combes Feb. 19, 1971, Lebo. She survives of the home. To this union three children were born, Angela, Amanda and Lance.

Marvin Crumb

May 24, 1939 – June 21, 2018

HARVEYVILLE — Marvin Crumb died June 21, 2018, after a year-long battle with cancer. He was 79.

He was born May 24,1939. He was born and raised in Harveyville. His life took him to the west coast where he had a successful career in the electronics business. He served as president and CEO of NCR, Mannesman Tally and Opcon before eventually owning and running his own company Terra Technology that manufactured earthquake sensing devices.

Osage City Fireworks

The Osage City Community Day ended July 1 with a firework display.

Erma Shelinbarger

July 28, 1946 – June 29, 2018

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Erma "Red" Shelinbarger, Augusta, Iowa, died Friday, June 29, 2018, at the University of Iowa Hospital, Iowa City, Iowa. She was 71.

Graveside service and burial was Tuesday, July 3 at Augusta Cemetery, Augusta, Iowa.

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Jack Allegre

Aug. 30, 1925 – July 2, 2018

EMPORIA — Jack Allegre, 92, of Lebo, KS, died July 2, 2018 at the Emporia Presbyterian Manor. He was 92.

He was born Aug. 30, 1925 at Wichita, the only child of Kenneth M. and Lulu Mae Leach Allegre. He was a lifelong resident and booster of Lebo, moving there before his first birthday when his father opened the Allegre Rexall Drugstore.

Heather Dianne Bartlett

Dec. 2. 1969 – June 12, 2018

EMPORIA — Heather Dianne Bartlett died June 12, 2018, at her home in Emporia. She was 48.

She was born Dec. 2, 1969, at Topeka, the daughter of Marvin and Linda Meyer Bartlett. She graduated from Marais des Cygnes Valley High School in 1988. She attended Emporia State University where she received her Bachelor's of Science in nursing.

Milton Fredrick Brown Jr.,

Sept. 10, 1945 – June 30, 2018

QUENEMO — Milton Fredrick Brown Jr., Quenemo, died Saturday, June 30, 2018, at his home in Quenemo. He was 72.

He was born Sept. 10, 1945, at Kansas City, the son of Milton and Aletha Anderson Brown Sr. He lived in Quenemo for the last 22 years and lived in Kansas City before that.

He served in the U.S. Army and worked as an electrician for St. Luke's Hospital.

He married Mary Lou Findlay Jan. 22, 1966, at Bonner Springs. She preceded him in death on June 4, 2011.

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Jennifer Abrahamson Towle

Died - June 22, 2018

TOPEKA - Jennifer Abrahamson Towle, Topeka, died Friday, June 22, 2018. She was 49.

A Celebration of Jennifer's life will be 1 p.m. Saturday, July 14 at Countryside United Methodist Church. Private inurnment will take place at a later date.

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