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Linn County News

Published May 3, 2023

 

Delbert R. Cornett, age 94, Parker, Kan., passed away Monday, April 24, 2023. He was born in Linn County, Kan., the son of Delbert and Viola Rookstool Cornett. He graduated from Parker High School. He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War.

Delbert was united in marriage to Joan Mendel on April 24, 1951. He worked for the Union Pacific Railroad for a short time. He was a heavy equipment operator, as well. But, his true love was farming. He was a member of the Paola American Legion and a life member of the Garnett VFW. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Robert, Earnest, and John; a sister, Evelyn Russell; two grandchildren, Julie and Michael Cornett; and a great-grandchild, Braxton Michelle.

Delbert is survived by his wife, Joan; four sons, Randy Cornett, Raymond Cornett, Glenn Cornett, and Perry Cornett; a daughter, Mary Michelle; twelve grandchildren; twenty-seven great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.  

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 29, 2023, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel. Burial will be in the Richland Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. to service time Saturday at La Cygne Chapel. Memorial Contributions are suggested to Vitas Hospice, c/o Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box 304, La Cygne, Kan., 66040. Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com. 

 

OBITUARIES

Wilma Virginia Cook ~ 03-24-1935 to 05-24-2024

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Linn County News Published May 29, 2024   Wilma Virginia Cook, age 89, Stover, Mo., formerly of Pleasanton, Kan., passed away Friday, May 24, 2024. She was born on March 24, 1935, in Lockport, La., the daughter of Edgar and Dorena Matherne Guidry. She owned her own... [More]

Ann Johnson ~ 09-14-1943 to 05-16-2024

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Linn County News Published May 22, 2024   Ann Johnson, age 80, Pleasanton, Kansas passed away Thursday, May 16, 2024. She was born on Sept. 14, 1943, in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Raymond and Vada Daniels Casida. She graduated from Blue Mound High School and... [More]

David Howard McNabb, Ph.D. ~ 06-04-1947 to 05-11-2024

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Linn County News Published May 15, 2024   David Howard McNabb, 76, passed away May 11, 2024 at home in Edmonton, Alberta Canada. The son of a farmer, Dave was born June 4, 1947, to Henry and Alice (Jackson) McNabb at Pleasanton. Education and research were always... [More]

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NEWS

Commissioners hear from landowners, representatives on Hell’s Bend Bridge grant

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SPORTS

Jayhawk Linn track qualifies 20 for State

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