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Dorothy Marie Markley, 83, Mound City, Kan., passed away Saturday, March 28, 2015, at the Olathe Hospice House. She was born Feb. 22, 1932, at Pleasanton, Kan., the daughter of Aaron R. and Hallie Bell Markley.
She graduated from Mound City High School in the Class of 1950. After graduation she worked part time at the Linn County Courthouse, Huff Abstract Co., Prescott State Bank and Hammond Seed Co. She was very active in the family farm and ranch.
She was a member of the Mound City Federated Church, FWS Ladies Group, Linn County Historical Society, Linn County Farm Bureau, Linnville Friendly Circle and the Oscar Dewey Chapter #77 Order of Eastern Star, receiving her 25-year pin in 2003.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Leroy Markley; and a niece, Theresa Chard Markley.
She is survived by two brothers, John Markley and wife Lois, and Robert “Bob” Markley; nieces, Melinda Markley, Angela Ragland and husband J.D., and Sherri Hahn; nephew, Lance Markley and wife Christy; great-nieces, Jessica Rewerts and Sydney Markley; and great-nephew, Jordan Hahn.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel. Burial will be in the Woodland Cemetery. The family suggests contributions to the Shiners Children’s Hospital. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com. Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel.

OBITUARIES

Rosamay Dixon 12-09-1942 to 05-09-2022

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Linn County News Published May 11, 2022 Rosamay Dixon, age 79, Pleasanton, Kan., passed away Monday May 9, 2022. She was born in Kansas City, Kan., on Dec. 9, 1942, the daughter of Robert Lee Miller and Myra Edith Sawyers. She worked in customer service in the retail sector... [More]

Dale L. Castleberry 03-15-1933 to 04-30-2022

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Linn County News Published May 11, 2022 Dale L. Castleberry 89 of Garnett, Kan., died April 30, 2022, at St. Luke’s Hospital. Services were May 5-6 at Eddy-Birchard Funeral home in Osawatomie. Burial at Osawatomie Cemetery. 

Ian Craig Ginther 03-01-1986 to 04-26-2022

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Linn County News Published May 4, 2022 Ian Craig Ginther, age 36, Blue Mound, Kan., passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2022.  He was born March 1, 1986, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Fred Ginther and Kimberly McGee. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother,... [More]

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NEWS

SPECIAL: Somerset Road to close south of K-68

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  Monday, May 16, the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) will close Somerset Road south of K-68. The closure is expected to take place around 9 a.m. Monday and remain in effect until June 1, weather permitting. A detour will be signed along K-68, Woodland... [More]

SPECIAL: Commissioners leave SRO funding for 2023 year, 2-1

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Ask that sheriff and superintendents meet and form a plan   The Commissioner’s meeting room was packed with approximately 40 people comprised of city mayors, council people from countywide and citizens concerned with one of four subjects discussed last week –... [More]

Fireworks in jeopardy at Pleasanton, call for licensed shooters

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Pleasanton Fire Chief Rob Dent spoke to the council and said they have no available firefighters to shoot off fireworks July 2. His explanation, the same people have been doing it for 22 years and they’re tired and want to spend the holiday with family around the barbecue.... [More]

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SPORTS

Prairie View softball defeats Osawatomie and Girard

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The Prairie View softball team played Osawatomie and Girard this past week. They hosted Osawatomie in a league doubleheader on May 3 and traveled to Girard for a single game on May 6. The Lady Buffs swept Osawatomie, 16-2 and 10-0, and won the single game against Girard, 9-7.... [More]

Jayhawk girls’ track place second at Northeast Arma

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The Jayhawk track team traveled to Northeast Arma on May 6 to compete in the Northeast Arma Invitational. The meet was originally scheduled for May 5 but was moved to May 6 due to weather. The Hawks did well at the meet as the girls placed second with 85 team points. The boys... [More]

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