Barbara Ann Anstaett

Aug. 11, 1946 – Aug. 29, 2018

OVERBROOK — Barbara Ann Anstaett, Lyndon, died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, at Brookside Retirement Community, Overbrook. She was 72.

She was born Aug. 11, 1946, at Wellington, the daughter of George and Myrtle Mohney Whaley. She lived most of her life in the Lyndon community.

She worked for the Osage County Treasurers office until her retirement.

She married Lewis Ogle. They later divorced. She married Jerry Anstaett Nov. 25, 1984, at Lyndon. He survives of the home.

Flossie H. Duffey

Sept. 21, 1912 – Aug. 28, 2018

MARENGO, Ill. — Flossie H. Duffey, formerly of Osage City, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, at her daughters home near Marengo, Ill. She was 105.

She was born Sept. 21, 1912, at Council Grove, the daughter of Grover and Clara Wiggins Burnett.

She loved bowling, which she happily did until she was 95. She also enjoyed sewing and traveling. Her family was most important to her and she loved any time spent with them.

Bernice Arb Hobert

May 18, 1937 – Aug. 28, 2018

CLEARWATER — Berenice D. Arb Hobert went to her Heavenly home on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. She was 81.

She was born May 18, 1937, at Melvern. She was the 10th of 15 children born to Earl E. and Mary A. Elliott Arb.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and seven brothers, Earl Dean, Orville, Eldon, Don, Larry, Warren and Francis Arb.

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Stephen Philip King

June 29, 1949 – Aug. 25, 2018

POMONA — Stephen Philip King, Pomona, died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, at his home. He was 69.

He was born Monday, June 29, 1949, at Kansas City, Mo., the son of Philip H. and Novella Faye Larson King.

He was a lifelong Franklin County resident.

Phyllis Lee Willard

Feb. 21, 1925 – Aug. 25, 2018

AUBURN — Phyllis Lee Willard, Auburn, died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. She was 93.

She was born Feb. 21, 1925, at Burlingame, the only daughter of Stuart Oscar and Oma Frances Phillips Tindell.

She married Dean Elden Willard March 27, 1949, at Topeka. He preceded her in death in 1992.

She graduated from Burlingame High School in 1942 and worked for Santa Fe Railroad where she met Dean. They moved to Auburn in 1951.

Fern Rich

April 24, 1923 – Aug. 15, 2018

TROUTVILLE, Va. — Fern E. Rich, Overbrook, died Aug. 15, 2018. She was 95.

Memorial service will be Sept 28 at Rainbow Forest Baptist Church, Troutville, Va.

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for the City of Melvern, Osage County

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for the City of Melvern located in Osage County. The advisory was issued because of a line break resulting in a loss of pressure in the system. Failure to maintain adequate pressure may result in a loss of chlorine residuals and bacterial contamination.



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