James Sosebee

Died – Aug. 26, 2017

TOPEKA — James "Rock" Sosebee, Vassar, died Saturday, August 26, 2017, at Colmery O’Neil VA Medical Center, Topeka. He was 75.

Memorial services are being planned for November with Feltner Funeral Home, Lyndon.

Alice Cellers Weir

Jan. 27, 1925 – Aug. 27, 2017

OVERBROOK — Alice Cellers Weir passed away peacefully Aug. 27, 2017, at Overbrook. She was 92.

She was born Jan. 27, 1925, the daughter of Harold and Lois Moore Cellers. The family moved to Carbondale from Auburn when Alice was 11 years-old.

Francsica “Frances” Moreno Lira

Oct. 10, 1913

OSAGE CITY — Francsica “Frances” Moreno Lira died Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, at her home in Osage City. She was 103.

She was born Oct. 10, 1913, at San Franciso de Rencon, Mexico, the daughter of Nicholas Lira and Gabriella Moreno. Her family moved to the United States when she was 2-years-old.

She was a housekeeper the majority of her life. She was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church and Altar Society in Osage City.

Kimberly Jean Heuer

April 7, 1980 – Aug. 5, 2017

LAWRENCE — Kimberly Jean Heuer, formerly of Melvern, died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at her home in Lawrence. She was 37.

She was born April 7, 1980, at Lawrence, the daughter of David and Stella Franks Heuer. She lived most of her life in the Melvern and Quenemo communities before moving to Lawrence.

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Martha A. Colstrom

Nov. 16, 1918 – Aug. 19, 2017

OSAGE CITY — Martha A. Didier Colstrom died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, at Peterson Health Care, Osage City. She was 98.

She was born Nov. 16, 1918, at Osage City, the daughter of Fernan and Emma Rouviere Didier. She was a life-long resident of the Osage City community.

She married Clarence C. Colstrom June 27, 1936. He preceded her in death on Nov. 27, 1985.

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(Author – Cheryl Mussatto MS, RD, LD for Dr. David Samadi)

Growing up, your mother most likely reminded you to “drink your glass of milk.” Mothers are smart and always right. They know that one quality of milk is the fact it’s an excellent source of protein. Children require protein to grow up strong and milk is one of the best sources around.

Wanda Miles

June 28, 1922 – Aug. 15, 2017

OSAGE CITY — Wanda Miles died Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at Osage Nursing Center, Osage City. She was 95.

She was born June 28, 1922, at Jefferson City, Mo., the daughter of Ernest and Nellie Blank.

She worked as a cook for the Hilltop Nursing Home, Lyndon, and Petersons Nursing Home, Osage City. She was a member of Lyndon American Legion Auxiliary.

She married Tom Erwin. They later divorced. She married John Miles. He preceded her in death on June 23, 1992.



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