Share |
thumb

Linn County News

Published Dec. 29, 2021

Harry Lee Armstrong, age 87, La Cygne, Kan., passed away Saturday, Dec. 25, 2021.  He was born on Dec. 25, 1934, in La Cygne, the son of Harry Clyde and Olive Ada Colson Armstrong. He graduated from La Cygne High School in the Class of 1953. He was united in marriage to Darlene Hoaglan in August of 1953. To this union, four children were born. The marriage ended in divorce. He later married Beverly Cummings in March of 2004. She preceded him in death on June 18, 2015. Lee worked as a machinist at Taylor Forge in Paola, Kan. He was a member of the Boilermakers Union Local #84. He enjoyed hunting and target practice. He liked to play golf, take drives, and working metal made projects. 

He was also preceded in death by five brothers, Vaughn and Russell Armstrong, and George, Loren and Cecil Repp. Lee is survived by two sons, Wilbur A. Armstrong (Roselynn) and Dean Armstrong; two daughters, Kathy J.Waldmer (Mike) and Darla L. Armstsrong; a stepson, John Sapp (Michelle); a stepdaughter, Katie Fraizer (Jim Thompson); five grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; seven great step-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. 

 Graveside funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31, 2021, at the Benjamin Cemetery, Amoret, Mo. Lee will lie in state from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, and from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel.

Contributions are suggested to Linn County Care to Share, c/o Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box 304, La Cygne, Kansas 66040.   

OBITUARIES

Anna Mae Carrel ~ 11-04-1924 to 12-4-2022

thumb

Linn County News Published December 7, 2022 Anna Mae Carrel, 98, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022, at Menorah Medical Center in Overland Park, Kan. Anna was born Nov. 4, 1924, in Mound City, Kan., to Fred M. and Mary C. (Hollister) Smith. She was united in... [More]

Kathryn Elaine “Kathy” Newcome ~ 03-14-1959 to 12-01-2022

thumb

Linn County News Published December 7, 2022   Kathryn Elaine "Kathy" Newcome passed away Thursday Dec. 1, 2022. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Burial in the Richland Cemetery. Visitation will... [More]

Linda S. Rios ~ 11-11-1959 to 11-14-2022

thumb

Linn County News Published December 7, 2022   Linda S. Rios, age 63, of Mound City, Kan., passed away in Olathe, Kan., on Nov. 14, 2022. There are no services scheduled. Online condolences may be left at www.schneiderfuneral.com.

More Obituaries

View All Obituaries

NEWS

Sentencing in robbery case continued

thumb

In a sentencing hearing set for Friday, Dec. 2, Robert Woody III appeared in Linn County District Court in front of Judge Andrea Purvis, but instead of sentencing being handed down, the defense requested a continuance. Defense counsel Craig Cole noted his client had just brought... [More]

Short term solution to landfill issue possible

thumb

Discussions at Monday’s Linn County Commissioner’s meeting turned to the landfill issue and the fact that, as it currently sits, the landfill is only a year and half out from closing. During Monday’s discussions, Linn County Public Works Administrator Shaun... [More]

Allen sentenced to time served

thumb

Charges amended to one count of leaving the scene of an accident   James Rocky Allen appeared in Linn County District Court on Tuesday, Nov. 29 for what was slated to be a preliminary hearing in case LN-2020-CR-000240 in which he was charged with second degree murder;... [More]

More News

SPORTS

Prairie View wrestling has success at Steve Leslie Invitational

thumb

The Prairie View wrestling team traveled to Pleasant Hill on Dec. 2 and 3 to compete in the Steve Leslie Invitational. The boys’ team had three wrestlers place in the top four while the girls’ team had two wrestlers place in the top four. Kimmy Eastwood wrestled... [More]

Blu-Jays split runaway season openers

thumb

Pleasanton basketball teams began their season Friday with a split varsity decision at Prairie Village-Kansas City Christian (KCC), the girls winning 39-19 while the boys took a 60-31 loss. Both teams now have two games upcoming at this week’s early-season round-robin... [More]

More Sports

Business Directory

OBITUARIES POLICY

• May be mailed, e-mailed, faxed or hand delivered.
• Must be received by 9 a.m. on Tuesday morning in order to appear in that week's edition.
• Full obituaries submitted by individuals are required to be paid in advance.
• Obituaries submitted by funeral homes will be billed to the funeral home.
• Cost: $30 for 300 words or less. Each additional word over 300, 10¢. Photograph $5.
Call Barbara at 913-352-6235 or e-mail linncountynewsreporter@gmail.com

PLEASANTON WEATHER