Share |
thumb


Linn County News
Published March 28, 2018
Della F. Wade, aged 91, died peacefully on March 23, 2018, at her home in La Cygne, Kan. Della was born July 22, 1926, in Independence, Mo., the daughter of Edward L. Cohee and Juley A. (Cox) Cohee.
Della graduated from La Cygne High School in the Class of 1944.
She married Roy Wade on July 22, 1946.
Della was preceded in death by her parents; and siblings, half sister Helen Ginsburg, Betty Cohee, Edith Ross and Roberta Johnson, and her brother Bernard Cohee.
Della is survived by her husband Roy M. Wade; her three sons and daughters-in-law, Dennis and Brenda Wade, Darrell and Carrie Wade, and Roger and Jodi Wade; her grandchildren, Carla (Wade) and Artie Snow, Denise (Wade) and Jeff Konitzer, Roy Ray and Heidi Wade, Haley (Wade) and Nathan Eck, Heather (Wade) and Jimmy Holzman,  David Wade and Harley Wade; her great grandchildren, Lacy (Snow) and Dalton Stockton, Tanner Snow, Kaleb, Kallie, Kooper and Kelsie Konitzer, Bowen, Jude, Josie and Ren Wade, Alaina and Hayden Eck, and Aharon and Rebecca Holzman.
In addition to raising her own children, Della was a surrogate mother to several in this community.
She had always been actively involved in sports, community activities and events. Della brought spirit and laughter to every conversation. When she meant business, she was always forthright with her opinion and advice; she would never “beat around the bush.” Della loved her country music and knew how to dance to any beat!
Della lived for her family and was strong in her faith. She reached out to others, prayed for them and offered guidance. Della was very proud of her country and honored the red, white and blue – she was a soldier who knew how to survive through anything life offered. She will be a true guardian angel in heaven.
Funeral service will be held 5:30 p.m. Friday March 30, 2018, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel. Visitation will be held 4 p.m. to service time at the chapel. Private family burial will be held at Riverview Cemetery.
The family suggests contributions to Asana Hospice. Online condolences for the family can be left at www.scheniderfunerals.com

OBITUARIES

John William Woodburn 01-07-1945 to 03-07-2021

thumb

Linn County News Published April 21, 2021   John William Woodburn, 76, died March 7, 2021 in Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, April 24, at 2 p.m. at the Pleasanton Cemetery in Pleasanton, Kan.,... [More]

Cecil L. Fish 12-07-1931 to 04-08-2021

thumb

Linn County News Published April 14, 2021   Cecil L. Fish, 89, Ottawa, Kan., and former longtime Labette County resident, passed away Thursday, April 8, 2021, at his home. Cecil was born the third child to Cecil Paige and Edna (Nickoley) Fish on Dec. 7, 1931, in... [More]

William Michael McMillan 08-24-1960 to 04-08-2021

thumb

  Linn County News Published April 14, 2021   William Michael McMillan, age 60, of St. Joseph, Mo., passed away on Thursday, April 8, 2021. He was born on Aug. 24, 1960, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of William McMillan and Virginia Russell McMillan. He... [More]

More Obituaries

View All Obituaries

NEWS

Floyd Arthur Holmes 01-13-1916 to 02-13-2021

thumb

Linn County News Published April 21, 2021   Floyd Arthur Holmes (or Arthur Floyd Holmes, it was never clear which) passed away peacefully at his residence at Grandwood Assisted Living in Grove, Okla., on Feb. 13, 2021, exactly one month after celebrating his... [More]

Mound City Council reopens discussions on sale of lake

thumb

The Mound City Council met by phone for a special meeting on Tuesday afternoon, April 6, for the purpose of determining whether or not to reopen the discussions on the sale of the city lake. During the course of that meeting, the council voted to go forward with the discussions... [More]

La Cygne will absorb high gas invoice

thumb

Customers are spared a billing shock   La Cygne natural gas customers will not feel the burden of a high February supplier invoice. The unanimous decision by its council followed a 15-minute executive session for legal attorney-client privilege at its regular meeting... [More]

More News

SPORTS

Many contribute to Lady Buffs sweep of Iola

thumb

Prairie View got contributions from many sources in their April 6 softball doubleheader sweep of Iola. Wins of 10-3 and 18-8 over the Fillies raised the Lady Buffalos’ Pioneer League record to 4-0, 5-0 overall, to begin this week. The team will host a non-league twinbill... [More]

Jayhawk JV golf has good showings at Erie, Fort Scott

thumb

The Jayhawk JV golf team did well last week. On April 5 they traveled to Erie and on April 6 they went to Fort Scott for a tournament hosted by Uniontown.  In the Erie tournament they only brought three golfers so they could not place as a team, but at the Uniontown tournament... [More]

More Sports

Linn County News Political Primary Forum
Regional Roundup
PLEASANTON WEATHER