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Diana Lou Stout, 52, of Tanglewood Lakes, died Friday, April 7, 2017. She endured many health issues throughout her life, however her death was unexpected. Diana was born Nov. 22, 1964, in Edwardsville, Kan, to Gary Lee and Doris Louise (Gallup) Roush.
She graduated from Turner High School with the Class of 1983.
On April 18, 1986, Diana married the love of her life Stephen R. Stout in Merriam, Kan.
Diana was an animal fanatic. She was known for always having a menagerie. She also loved to cook and was well-known for her delicious cakes for family birthdays and other special occasions. Diana loved to do crafts including making puzzles, painting, sewing, jewelry making and woodworking. She loved celebrating holidays, and always decorated and planned something to celebrate each occasion. Above all, Diana loved and cherished her family in her role as wife, mother, grandmother, sister, daughter, aunt and friend.
Diana was preceded in death by her father Gary and all of her many loved past pets.
Diana is survived by her mother Doris of Overland Park; husband Steve of the home; two daughters, Megan Meads and husband Travis of Linn Valley, and Carla Stout of Tanglewood Lakes; three grandchildren, Brooke, Ellie and Colden McAvoy, who were her world; four sisters, Joyce DeGhelder and husband Bruce, Peggy Barnhart and husband Ken, Dotty Harding and husband Ken, and Tracy Stokes; 15 nieces and nephews; and her two beloved Maltese, Isabella and PollyAnna. Diana also had a special bond with her dear neighbors and friends.
A Celebration of Life will be at 11 a.m. Friday, April 14, 2017, at Schneider Funeral Home & Crematory, La Cygne Chapel, followed by a reception and remembrance luncheon.
In Diana’s honor the family suggests donations to the Students Promoting and Encouraging Animal Kindness (SPEAK) program at Prairie View High School, La Cygne, Kan.

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Leslie (Les) Eugene Krull 06-09-1937 to 06-29-2022

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Linn County News Published July 6, 2022 Leslie (Les) Eugene Krull, 85, of Berryton, died Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at Prairie Winds Senior Living, in Berryton, Kan. He was born June 9, 1937, to Eugene and Roberta “Pauline” (Townsley) Krull at home in Mound City,... [More]

Patrick Wayne Marmon 08-26-1942 to 06-08-2022

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Linn County News Published July 6, 2022 Patrick Wayne Marmon, age 79, Paola, Kan., passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2022. He was born in La Cygne, Kan., on Aug. 26, 1942, the son of Harry and Mamie Wilderson  Marmon. He graduated from La Cygne Rural High School in the... [More]

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Linn County News Published June 29, 2022 Ruth E. Robinson, 100, of Ottawa, formerly of Blue Mound, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 25, 2022. Ruth was born on Jan. 17, 1922, to Oscar and Lula (Wray) Dodson at Blanchard, Ok. When she was very young her family moved... [More]

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Blue Mound Independence Day celebration this Saturday

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Pleasanton postmaster retiring

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Pleasanton Postmaster Mark Willard will be officially retiring on Thursday, June 30, at the close of business. Willard began his career with the United States Postal Service in May 1995 as a carrier and clerk at the Girard, Kan. post office. From there he moved to Walnut,... [More]

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Michelle Haupt named head softball coach at Prairie View

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KSHSAA implemented new NFHS wrestling weight classes during their June executive board meeting.  The decision to implement new weight classes was due partly because some of the border States such as Missouri, Oklahoma, Nebraska and Iowa implemented weight class changes... [More]

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