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Linn County News

Published Sept. 29, 2021

Aloma Anne Sterling, 78, was born Oct. 3, 1942, in East Liverpool, Ohio, to Clifton and Gertrude Gillespie. They moved to the Midwest when she was about 9 years old. There she met Lee Breese Sterling, and they were married on May 2, 1960. They had six children: Okiya Shearer (Brad), Kevin Sterling,  Atoya Bruns, Lee Sterling II (Kristy), Angeleta Pennington and Tanya Lillich; and one foster child, Carol Randall (Johnny). She worked as a waitress and factory worker, but is better known as a transportation driver. 

She is preceded in death by her husband Lee; parents Gertrude and Clifton; sister Yvonne; brother Burl; and grandchildren Britney and Billy. She has 18 living grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. 

Visitation is from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 1, 2021, with service at 1 p.m., graveside following. Dinner for family and friends will be at VFW following. Arrangements by Charter Funerals, 10250 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Merriam, KS 66203.

 

OBITUARIES

Kristina Diane Roth 03-11-1978 to 11-21-2021

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Linn County News Published Nov. 24, 2021 Kristina Diane Roth, age 43, of Hesston, Kan., entered her heavenly home on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021.  Kris was born March 11, 1978, the daughter of Robert (Bob) and Diane Burnett in Garnett, Kan., and lived with her family in... [More]

Neta Lee Leonard 07-02-1952 to 11-19-2021

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Linn County News Published Nov. 24, 2021 Neta Lee Leonard, age 69, of Pleasanton, Kan., passed away Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. She was born on July 2, 1952, at Lincoln, Kan., the daughter of Dee and Delores Hall Montgomery. Neta was a nurse over the years. She enjoyed doing genealogy,... [More]

George Herbert Eaton 04-18-1938 to 11-18-2021

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Linn County News Published Nov. 24, 2021 George Herbert Eaton, age 83, La Cygne, Kan., passed away Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021. He was born on April 18, 1938, in El Reno, Okla. He graduated from El Reno High School and attended Johnson County Community College obtaining certification... [More]

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NEWS

La Cygne leaders approve inspector help

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Chase ends with suspect in custody

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Deputy Tanner Ogden joined on a chase initiated by the Garnett Police Department after it crossed county lines on Wednesday, Nov. 24, on the western edge of Linn County. Ogden followed the vehicle, a white van being driven by Daniel R. Evans, on 2200 Road past Iliff then the... [More]

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SPORTS

2021 All County football team

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Local football players make All League teams

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