May 11, 2017 - PDF Edition

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James F. Henry Sr.

Sept. 16, 1927 – May 6, 2017

OSAGE CITY — James F. Henry Sr., Osage City, died May 6, 2017, in an Osage City nursing facility. He was 89.

He was born Sept. 16, 1927, at Centerville, Penn., the son of Vern and Minnie Barbour Henery. He enlisted in the Merchant Marines in 1945, and later was drafted into the Army where he served from 1945 until 1947. He joined the Air Force in 1951, where he served in Korea, and was discharged in 1959.

Semi rollover on Highway 31

OSAGE CITY — A semi traveling westbound toward Osage City turned over this morning at about 5 a.m. on Highway 31 after the vehicle’s load shifted proceeding a left hand turn from South Wannamaker Road. Through traffic had to be detoured. The Osage County Sheriff's Office worked on the accident.

“I was not the first one on the scene, the sheriff's office was,” said Sergeant Scott Farmer. “Nobody’s hurt, it was a single occupant rollover.”

According to Laurie Dunn, Sheriff, the road has since been cleared of obstructions.

Marilyn Miller

Aug. 16, 1935 – May 4, 2017

OTTAWA — Marilyn Miller, Pomona, died May 4, 2017, at Ottawa Retirement Village, Ottawa. She was 81.

She was born Aug. 16, 1935, at Garnett, the daughter of Hubert “Slim” Feuerborn and Maude Bowman. She grew up in Garnett, and lived in Ottawa, Vassar and Pomona.

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Ralph M. Hamilton

Jun 22, 1928 – May 2, 2017

GARNETT — Ralph M. Hamilton, formerly of Pomona, died May 2, 2017, at Anderson County Hospital Residential Living Center, Garnett. He was 88.

He was born June 22, 1928, at Vassar, the son of Milt and Bertha Wadsworth Hamilton. He was a lifelong Osage and Franklin county resident.

He graduated from Michigan Valley High School with the class of 1946. He served in the U.S. Army from 1954 to 1956.

He married Della Louise Garber March 19, 1952, near Centropolis. She preceded him in death on March 26, 2013.

Signal Garry Douglas

May 16, 1940 – May 2, 2017

AUBURN — Signal Garry Douglas, Auburn, formerly of Burlingame, died May 2, 2017, at Homestead of Auburn. He was 76.

He was born May 16, 1940, at Bucklin, Mo., the son of Archie and Opal Rusher Douglas. He graduated from Topeka High in 1959.

He was a meat cutter for Suttons and Falleys for over 42 years. He loved smoking meats, BBQ, as well as decorating cakes.

He married Judith Ann Douglas Feb. 27, 1960, at Topeka. She preceded him in death on Oct. 24, 2008.

May 04, 2017 - PDF Edition

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Wet weather causes tree damage

Jan OglebyHerald-Chronicle

A combination of heavy rainfall last week and continued winds Saturday caused an elm tree in the Osage City yard of Doris and Gordon Combes to become uprooted. The tree was planted by the Combeses 50 years ago, soon after they completed the building of their home.

Spring is sprung

Tammy Schlingmann/Herald-Chronicle

Between all the rain and wind, a spring-like picture to cheer everyone. These pictures were taken at Grandma’s Garden, Santa Fe Park, Osage City

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