Warren Allen

Dec. 28, 1927 – Dec. 6, 2016

TOPEKA—Warren Allen, Lyndon, died Dec. 6, 2016, at Healthcare Resort, Topeka. He was 88.

He was born Dec. 28, 1927, at Lyndon, the son of George and Cadde White Allen. He grew up in Lyndon where he graduated from Lyndon High School in 1945.

He lived in California for many years before returning to Lyndon, where he lived until 2004, when he moved to Topeka.

One of three prizes claimed in second week

OSAGE CITY—The Christmas on Us shop at home promotion, hosted by The Osage County Herald-Chronicle and 26 area businesses, gave out its first prizes last week.

The contest, which began Nov. 17, has awarded just two to the 10 weekly prizes, accounting for $100 of the $3,000 in winnings to be distributed.

Three more winning ticket numbers were placed in last week’s edition of The Osage County Herald-Chronicle, but only one was claimed.

EAT WELL TO BE WELL: Help your heart by eating more fish

For anyone who loves fish, you are already a step ahead in taking care of your heart. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. If heart disease runs in your family and you’re worried about getting it too, consider adding more fish into your weekly diet.

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Todd Osborn

July 13, 1962 – Dec. 1, 2016

VASSAR—Todd Osborn died Dec. 1, 2016, at his home near Vassar. He was 54.

He was born July 13, 1962, at Emporia, the son of Walter “Ozzy” and Dixie Wright Osborn. He grew up in Lyndon and lived most of his life there. He had lived in Ottawa before moving to Vassar.

He attended the Lyndon Schools. He worked for Ellis English Plumbing in Lyndon, Haven's Steel in Ottawa, and as a loader for Wal-Mart Distribution for the last 15 years. He was an avid fisherman and pool player.

James G. Thompson

March 25, 1923 – Dec. 3, 2016

OSAGE CITY—James G. Thompson died Dec. 3, 2016, at his home in Osage City. He was 93.

He was born March 25, 1923, at Barclay, the son of Louis C. and Gladys Walker Thompson. He graduated from Osage City High School in 1941. After high school, he started farming and continued throughout his life and dearly loved it.

He married Lenore F. Kaniper Feb. 22, 1947, in Lyon County. She survives of the home.

Janie Jewell Foster

Feb. 17, 1955 – Dec. 3, 2016

TOPEKA—Janie Jewell Foster, Topeka, passed away peacefully after a brief illness, Dec. 3, 2016, surrounded by her loved ones. She was 50.

She was born Feb. 17, 1966, at Topeka the daughter of John and Kip Jewell, Overbrook. She attended Santa Fe Trail High School, Class of 1984. She received a degree in marketing from Emporia State University in 1988.

She married Pat Foster June 8, 1990, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Ottawa. He survives.

EAT WELL TO BE WELL: Why would exercise cause weight gain?

If you’ve started an exercise program but your weight is going in the opposite direction – up – instead of down, what is going on? How can it be that you’re gaining weight while working out?

Ellis Graham

Sept. 18, 1938 – Nov. 29, 2016

EMPORIA—Ellis “John” Graham Jr., Reading, died Nov. 29, 2016, at Newman Regional Health, Emporia. He was 78.

He was born Sept. 18, 1938, on the family farm near Arvonia, the son of Ellis and Essie Smith Graham. When he was five years old, the family moved to Reading.

He attended Reading High School and graduated with the Class of 1956. He went on to further his education by attending Emporia State University and Missouri School of Mines in Rolla, Mo.

Sidney O. Allison

Nov. 26, 2016

TOPEKA—Sidney O. "Sid" Allison, Topeka, died Nov. 26, 2016. He was. 74.

He was a loving, kind and devoted husband, and father that will be sorely missed by his family and many others. Besides being a great father to his two daughters, Kim and Anne, he was a wonderful husband to his wife of fifty years, Jan.

He had been very ill for almost 11 months and had suffered a great deal of pain. No human should have to go through what he did but when asked how he could endure such pain and suffering he replied, “I just take it one day at a time.”



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