Jess "Butch" Darrell Bartee

Aug. 16, 1944 – May 26, 2019

TOPEKA — Jess "Butch" Darrell Bartee, 74, Topeka, died Sunday, May 26, 2019. He was 74.

He was born Aug. 16, 1944, at Emporia, the son of Loyd Bartee and Wilma Bailey Badgley. He graduated from Olivet High School, Olivet.

He was a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Vietnam War. He was currently employed by Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center engineering department where he worked for over 35 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, John "Jack" Badgley and Lynn Bartee.

Thelma J. Greeve Knight

Died – May 24, 2019

OLATHE — Thelma J. Greeve Knight, Ottawa, died Friday, May 24, 2019, at Hospice House of Olathe. She was 71.

A graveside funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, May 30, at Ramskill Memorial Chapel, Burlingame Cemetery, Burlingame.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association and sent in care of Carey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 196, Burlingame, KS 66413.

James "Jim" Heisler

Oct. 2, 1947 – May 24, 2019

VASSAR — James "Jim" Heisler, Vassar, died Friday, May 24, 2019, at his home at Lake Pomona. He was 71.

He was born on Oct. 2, 1947, in Greenwood County.

Jim was cremated and private family services will be held at a later date.

Feltner Funeral Home, Lyndon, is assisting the family.

Ervin Gailey

May 23, 1926 – May 20, 2019

OSAGE CITY — Ervin Gailey died Monday, May 20, 2019, at Osage Nursing Center, Osage City. He was 92.

He was born May 23, 1926, at Rocky Comfort, Mo., the son of Arthur and Ella Routhon Gailey. He grew up in Gentry, Ark., and had lived in Siloam Springs, Ark., before moving to Osage City in 1960.

He owned and operated Gailey's Cleaners, Osage City, from 1960 to 1990. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a member of Osage City American Legion and Salt Creek Lighthouse Assembly of God Church, Lyndon.

Reece D. Hobby III

Died – May 7, 2019

OSAGE CITY — Reece Devon Hobby III, Osage City, shed his earthly burden May 7, 2019, surrounded by his family, after a long, hard fought battle with cancer. He has started a new adventure and is blazing a trail for the rest of us to follow.

Community Calendar May 24 - June 6

Friday, May 24
• iTone Fitness, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., 18 years and over for free, Carbondale City Hall.
• Quenemo Recover Addiction Program, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Quenemo Baptist Church, 203 S. Fifth St., Quenemo.

NEWS RELEASE - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, KC District

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Kansas City District (Osage County falls in the district) News Release:

SGT Albert Wayne Romine

In the May 23, 2019 edition of The Osage County Herald-Chronicle, read the feature story "SGT Romine, never to be forgotten." In this week's edition, also check out stories about Burlingame Rodeo Days, Osage City High School's graduation, the oldest bank in Osage County, Kansas State Bank's, unique way of celebrating its 130th birthday and many other stories.
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Benny J. Brouhard

Dec. 19, 1960 – May 19, 2019

OSAGE CITY — Benny J. Brouhard, Osage City, died at his home Sunday, May 19, 2019. He was 58.

Benny was born Dec. 19, 1960 in Topeka, the son of Francis L. and Barbara Wood Brouhard. He was raised in Topeka and lived there until moving to Osage County 20-years ago. He enjoyed hand working on knives and target shooting. Earlier in his life, he enjoyed hunting. Benny also liked to spend as much time with his family as possible. He was known for his engaging personality and ability to give everybody a hard time.


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