Area Obituaries

Robert “Bob” Eugene Bahm

Robert “Bob” Eugene Bahm, 93, of Kaw City, left this life on January 15, 2021. A Rosary Service was held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, January 19, 2021, with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10:30 a.m., at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home & Crematory.

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Gladys Fae Whitehead Weigand

Gladys Fae Whitehead Weigand passed away peacefully  on January 12, 2021. Viewing was January 19  at Shelley Family Funeral Home at 906 W. Kansas Ave. Arkansas City, KS from 9:30- 11:30 a.m. Graveside services were at Parker Cemetery in Arkansas City, KS at 2 PM. Born January 17, 1932, to Arthur and Elsie (Glenn) Whitehead…

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John Frech

Graveside services for John Frech were 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 16, 2021, at the Carmen City Cemetery with Rev. Timothy Roggow officiating. Interment was under the direction of Wentworth Mortuary, LLC of Carmen. The service was live streamed on Marshall Funeral Home Facebook Page. Johnny F. Frech, son of the late John Gottlieb and Anna…

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Iva Annette Gates

In Memory of Iva Gates. Iva Annette was born on February 8, 1938 in Alva to Theodore Rucker and Iva Grace (Maltbie) Rucker. Iva passed away at Share Medical Center on January 10, 2021 due to complications from double pneumonia. Due to her parents dying at a young age, she and her brother were lovingly…

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Olive Lavonne Hudgens

Olive Lavonne Hudgens passed quietly from this life at Kiowa Manor on January 8, 2021 at the age of 99 years, 5 months. Olive was born to Orville and Ruth Allen on August 8, 1921 on the family farm at Byron. She was the oldest of six children and the only girl born to her…

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Donald Clayton Hughes

Donald Clayton Hughes was born May 1, 1938 in Aline to Orval and Mildred Hughes. Don grew up in Aline and in the Aline Methodist Church. He graduated from Aline Public Schools in 1957. He attended Northwestern Oklahoma State University for two years before attending Oklahoma State University where he graduated in 1960 with a…

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Delbert A. Sanders

Delbert A. Sanders was born on Dec. 17, 1937 at home north of Goltry to Ardith and Susie Sanders and passed away suddenly on Dec. 20 at Integris Hospital in Enid. He attended school at Goltry and graduated in 1956. On June 25, 1958 he married Marian Acree. The couple made their home for over…

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Mayble Watson

Mayble Watson was born in Pauls Valley on October 21, 1965 to parents William Albert Watson and Daisy Ellen Norton Watson and passed from this life in Tulsa on December 24, 2020. After Pauls Valley, she lived in Driftwood, Cherokee, Helena, then Taft. While living at Taft, Mayble attended Langston University and received her Bachelor’s…

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Mary Arlene Puffinbarger McPherson

Mary Arlene Puffinbarger McPherson, 76, of Newton, Kansas passed away on December 21, 2020 of natural causes. Mary was born on February 5, 1944 to A.R. “Bill” Puffinbarger and Esther Cox Puffinbarger in Alfalfa County.  After graduating from Byron-Driftwood High School in  1962, she went on to study Nursing at Hutchinson Hospital School of Nursing…

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Glen Hamilton Hasty

Glen Hamilton Hasty passed away on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at the age of 80. Glen was born on June 10, 1940 to Claude and Rosella Hasty in Meriden, Kansas. Glen spent his youth growing up in Colorado. Upon graduating from High School in Kim, Colorado in 1958, he became employed by a local rancher/businessman.…

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