Dean L. Beckman

Sept. 6, 1945 – Aug. 10, 2014

OVERBROOK—Dean L. “Jock” Beckman died Aug. 10, 2014, at his home in Overbrook. He was 68.

He was born Sept. 6, 1945, in Odell, Neb., the son of Roy and Irma Holle Beckman. He grew up in Marysville, and joined the U.S. Navy when he was only 17. He proudly served aboard the U.S.S. Kitty Hawk until being honorably discharged in 1966.

He married Wanda Ford June 2, 1967. She survives of the home. Together they raised three children.

Barbara J. Stephens

Aug. 9, 2014

WICHITA—Barbara J. Stephens retired administrative supervisor with the U.S. Marshall Service died Aug. 9, 2014. She was 76.

She was preceded in death by her father, Woodward Norris Johnson; and a brother, Dwayne Norris Johnson.

Donald M. Langley

March 2, 1923 – Aug. 6, 2014

TOPEKA—Donald M. Langley Sr., Carbondale, died Aug. 6, 2014, at a Topeka Nursing Home. He was 91.

He was born March 2, 1923, Eskridge, the son of Late and Pearl Rowley Langley. He grew up in Eskridge and lived there until moving to Carbondale in 1965.

He graduated from Burlingame High School. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and Korea. He worked in construction for many years and retired from USD 501, where he had worked in maintenance. He attended Grace Assembly Church, Burlingame.

Wilma B. Smith

Nov. 1, 1919 – Aug. 7, 2014

CARBONDALE—Wilma B. Cronn Smith, Lyndon, died Aug. 7, 2014, in a Carbondale nursing home. She was 94.

She was born Nov. 1, 1919, at Ellsworth, the daughter of Charles and Elizabeth Bailey Reed.

She worked as a nurse for Brookside Nursing Home. She was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Lyndon. She enjoyed quilting, knitting and was an avid reader.

Arlie L. Hallowell

Sept. 16, 1925 – Aug. 7, 2014

TOPEKA—Arlie L. Hallowell, Osage City, died Aug. 7, 2014, at Stormont-Vail Hospital, Topeka, surrounded by family. He was 88.

He was born Sept. 16, 1925, at his parents farm, the son of Fred and Lizzie Satterman Hallowell. He lived in the Osage City area all his life and farmed until a few days prior to his death.

Dorothy Allen Gibbs

Dec. 16, 1920 – July 15, 2014

OLATHE—Dorothy Allen Gibbs, most recently residing in Olathe, died July 15, 2014, after a brief struggle with pneumonia. She was 93.

She was born Dec. 16, 1920, in Harrison County, Mo., and was the only child of Fred and Lila Smith Allen. She graduated from Fulton High School in 1939.

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Osage County Primary Election results

National Offices

U.S. Senate
(R) Pat Roberts 752
(R) D.J. Smith 152
(R) Milton Wolf 716
(R) Alvin E. Zahnter 103
(D) Chad Taylor 300
(D) Patrick Wiesner 102

U.S. Representative
(R) Lynn Jenkins 1,120
(R) Joshua Joel Tucker 615
(D) Margie Wakefield 355

State Offices

(R) Sam Brownback 955
(R) Jenifer Winn 748
(D) Paul Davis 372

Secretary of State
(R) Kris Kobach 1,156
(R) Scott Morgan 555
(D) Jean Kurtis Schodorf 337

Delmer Jene Wymore

Dec. 2, 1929 – July 31, 2014

OSAGE CITY—Delmer “Del” Jene Wymore, Osage City, Kansas, died July 31, 2014, at Osage Nursing Center. He was 84.

He was born Dec. 2, 1929, at Allen, Kansas, the son of James William and Mary Julia Cole Wymore. His family moved to Osage City by hayrack and team when he was just a toddler.

He worked for the railroad as a young boy until his family moved to Los Angeles in 1945. He graduated from Belmont High School in Los Angeles and soon after joined the United States Navy.

Edrie Leona Peimann

Nov. 28, 1926 ¬– Aug. 2, 2014

OSAGE CITY—Edrie Leona Peimann, Vassar, died Aug. 2, 2014, at Osage Nursing Center. He was 87.
She was born Nov. 28, 1926, on the family farm south of Vassar, the daughter of Clarence and Hallie McCreight Brecheisen. She lived all of her life in and around the Vassar community.

She worked at Vassar Tea Room, was a homemaker and babysitter. She was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church and the L.W.M.L.

She married Dean Peimann Dec. 2, 1949, at Vassar. He preceded her in death on May 20, 1993.



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