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Evelyn Isabelle (Moslander) Winburn was born Aug. 10, 1920, to Guy and Sadie (Kinney) Moslander in Pleasanton, Kan. She graduated from Pleasanton High School in 1939 and married Ralph Frank Winburn on Dec. 20, 1941. They were married for just over 51 years before Ralph was called home to heaven on April 23, 1993. Isabelle remained a widow for 22 years before she, too, was called to her Lord on March 02, 2015, at the age of 94.
Isabelle was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She served in her community in many ways for many years, including Brownie and Girl Scout leader and volunteer on PTA/school committees. She volunteered right up into her 70s and 80s for Meals on Wheels, helping to prepare “meals for those old people” (which did not include her!). She served in her local church, Parkwood Christian Church (now New Heights Christian Church) as a Sunday school teacher, nursery worker, women’s circle leader, elder’s wife, seniors’ ministry leader (teenagers) and so many other avenues of service.
She had the gift of gracious hospitality and often had guests in her home. She loved to cook and was very talented in the kitchen (her pies were great fundraisers for charities) and she helped to host many various events with style and grace.
Isabelle is survived by their four children, Ralph Leon (and Alice) Winburn and their children, Mark (and Jena) Winburn; Michael (and Debbie) Winburn and their two sons, Jason Winburn and Matthew Winburn; Richard (and Toy) Winburn and his son Scott (Jane) Winburn; Cheryl (and Tim) Doggett and their children Chelsie (and Erik) Neufeld and Luke (and Erika) Doggett; and five grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph; her sister, Mary (Moslander) McGinnis; and her brother, Ernest Moslander. Other family members and many good friends are in Heaven to welcome her home. There are celebrations in Heaven when another child is called home!
A Memorial Service will be held March 28, 2015, at New Heights Christian Church in Bridgeton, Mo. The visitation with family is to begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by the service at 7 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

OBITUARIES

Wilhelmina “Billie” Rose Suddock

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  Linn County News Published Sept. 22, 2021   Wilhelmina “Billie” Rose Suddock, age 90, of Wichita, Kan., died Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Home Health & Hospice of Kansas. Rosary... [More]

Virgil Elmer Spencer 08-08-1939 to 09-17-2021

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      Published in the Linn County News Sept. 22, 2021   Virgil Elmer Spencer, age 82, Mound City, Kansas passed away Friday, Sept.17, 2021. He was born on August 8, 1939 in rural Mound City, Kan. the son of Elmer Allen and Thelma Barker Spencer. ... [More]

Troy E. Mitchell 06-22-1934 to 09-17-2021

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  Troy E. Mitchell, age 87, of Pleasanton, Kan. passed away in Overland Park, Kan.on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021.  Troy was born the son of Jesse James and Naomi Folsom Mitchell on June 23, 1934 in Kansas City, Kan.  He married Ruby Venable on October 4, 1951... [More]

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NEWS

SPECIAL: Student detained after bringing knife to school

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For immediate release: September 22, 2021 On September 21, 2021, The Linn County Sheriff’s Office was given information that a student at Pleasanton USD #344 was bringing a knife to school. Information led Deputies to believe that the student may want to harm others.... [More]

Commissioners address SRO funding

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  By JACKIE TAYLOR Linn County News jackielcn@linncountynews.net   After Linn County Sheriff Kevin Friend spoke on School Resource Officer (SRO) activity, County Commissioner Jim Johnson commented at their Monday meeting that the commissioners needed to clear... [More]

Pleasanton Council discusses annexation

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    By JACKIE TAYLOR Linn County News jackielcn@linncountynews.net   Continuing their discussion concerning annexation at their Monday meeting, the City Council spoke of Pleasanton resident Kimberly Campbell’s request for voluntary annexation... [More]

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SPORTS

Blu-Jays hope for first strike Friday

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    LINN COUNTY NEWS NEWSPAPERSRME@yahoo.com After losing their first three games, including by 30-6 at Uniontown last Friday, Pleasanton’s Blu-Jays will be looking to score first when they host Troy at 7 p.m. this Friday in a non-district matchup. “We... [More]

Prairie View football 3-0 after defeating Parsons, 38-14

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    LINN COUNTY NEWS holtadam82@yahoo.com The Prairie View football team continues to perform at a high level as they hosted Parsons on Sept. 17.  The Buffalos took control of the game early on both sides of the ball, which led to an eventual 38-14 victory.... [More]

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