Dorothy Fillmore

Nov. 10, 1927 – Sept. 27, 2017

OLATHE —Dorothy Nadine Croucher Fillmore, Colony, died Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, at Olathe Hospice House, Olathe. She was 89.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 3 at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel, Iola. The family will greet friends from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial will follow at Colony Cemetery, Colony.

Bobby Roberts

May 3, 1945 – Sept. 30, 2017

CARBONDALE — Bobby Roberts, Carbondale, passed away peacefully Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, at his home surrounded by family. He was 72.

He was born May 3, 1945, in Osage County, the eighth child of Warren and Vada Coday Roberts.

He held many jobs before going to Hills Pet Food where he remained for over 37 years until he retired.

He married Mary Jean Dawson, June 6, 1964, at her home in Carbondale. She survives of the home.

Louis Anthony DeBarge

Oct. 6, 1958 – Sept. 29, 2017

HOLTON — Louis Anthony “Tony” DeBarge, Holton, died Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, at his home after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 58.

He was born Oct. 6, 1958, at St. Louis, Mo., the son of Donald Anthony DeBarge and Norma Jean Riley Roberts. He graduated from Holton High School in 1977 and lived most of his life in Holton.

He worked for 30 years at Logan Business Machines in Topeka, only retiring because of his health. He belonged to the Monday Night Guys for more than 20 years.

Carving out health benefits of pumpkins

Cheryl Mussatto | MS, RD, LD

If you thought the main thing pumpkins are good for is making a scary Jack-O-Lantern for Halloween, you’re missing out on the best part. Yes, pumpkins are fun to carve into intricate designs but be sure to save the fibers and seeds inside so you don’t miss out on the powerful nutrients they have to offer.

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Dean Gilbert Gardner

Feb. 12, 1926 – Aug. 23, 2017

OSAGE CITY — Dean Gilbert Gardner, life long resident of Osage City, died Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, at Vintage Park of Osage City. He was 91.

He was born Feb. 12, 1926, at Osage City, the son of Jess E. and Cecelia A. Kiwitter Gardner. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He had built, owned and operated Dean’s Drive-In and Dean’s Restaurant in Osage City for 37 years.

Stolen items recovered after car burglaries

OSAGE CITY – Stolen items, including handguns, were recovered by the Osage County Sheriff’s Department last week after a rash of burglaries from vehicles.
The sheriff’s department executed a search warrant at a residence on Sept. 12 at 214 S. Sixth St. in Osage City. The warrant was related to several car burglaries in the Osage City area the night of Sept. 7 or early morning hours of Sept. 8, according to a press release.
Numerous stolen items were recovered, including handguns.

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William Ray Trueblood

Oct. 13, 1939 – Sept. 17, 2017

OSAGE CITY — William Ray Trueblood died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at Osage Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was 77.

He was born Oct. 13, 1939, at Barclay, the son of Claude L. and Ellen Marconett Trueblood. He attended Osage City High School and graduated with the class of 1957.

He joined the Kansas National Guard in 1960. After serving for 30 years he retired as a Master Sergeant in 1990.

He married Shirley Scott Sept. 4, 1960, at Osage City. They would late divorce.

Sharon Ann Moon

Dec. 9, 1955 – Sept. 17, 2017

TOPEKA — Sharon Ann Moon, Topeka, died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at a Topeka hospital. She was 61.

She was born Dec. 9, 1955, at Fort Worth, Texas, the daughter of William Harold and Billie Jo Davis Forkner.

Sharon worked as a medication aide for several local nursing homes. She loved to sew and crochet but most of all she loved spending time with her grandkids.

She married Jimmy Peterson, they were later divorced. She married Thomas L. Moon June 25, 1984, at Odessa, Texas. He survives of the home.

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