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Linn County News

Published Oct. 14, 2020

 

Helen Lenora Cox, age 93, La Cygne, Kan., passed away on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. She was born on Aug. 24, 1927, in Bates County, Mo., the daughter of Grover Albert and Olive Grace Elliott Abnot. She graduated from Merwin High School. She was united in marriage to Fred Lee Cox. He preceded her in death in 1986. 

Helen worked as a cook and a waitress in restaurants in the La Cygne area. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church, La Cygne Senior Citizens and the La Cygne Historical Society. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Kenneth Abnot, and three sisters, Anna Lee Cummins, Bertha Geneva Cook and Mabel Josephine Murray. Helen is survived by two sisters, Norma Jean Hoover and Jesse Roberta Steimel; nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel. Burial will be in the Jingo Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to service time at the Chapel. Friends my pay respects and condolences from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13 at the Schneider La Cygne Chapel. Contributions are suggested to the American Diabetes Foundation or the Calvary Baptist Church.  Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.

OBITUARIES

Dean Brown ~ 10-07-1930 to 08-10-2022

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Linn County News Published Aug. 17, 2022 Dean Brown, age 91, a resident of Fulton, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at the Olathe Medical Center in Olathe, Kan. He was born Oct. 7, 1930, in Uniontown, Kan., the son of Durward “Duke” Brown and Pearl... [More]

Arthur Carl Hetzke ~ 08-05-1931 to 08-10-2022

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Linn County News Published Aug. 17, 2022 Arthur Carl Hetzke, age 91, Mound City, Kan., passed away Wednesday, Aug., 10, 2022. He was born on Aug. 5, 1931, in Newton, Kan., the son of Arthur and Elizabeth (Breck) Hetzke. He served his country in the United States Air Force... [More]

William John Adair, Sr. ~ 01-14-1948 to 08-09-2022

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Linn County News Published Aug. 17, 2022 William John Adair, Sr., age 74, La Cygne, Kan., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel. Visitation will be held from... [More]

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NEWS

Rodeo horses killed on K-7

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Parker to seek county help at intersection

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Pleasanton council reviews policies

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Approves a change to the tax incentive program   The Pleasanton City Council took several policies and policy changes under consideration at their Aug. 15 meeting. The first of these policies is the Neighborhood Culvert Replacement Program (NCRP) which would grant... [More]

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SPORTS

Pedal pull action at the fairgrounds

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The Linn County Farm Bureau Association hosted the annual pedal pull for kids age 4 to 12 at the Linn County fairgrounds on the evening of Aug. 12. Trophies were given to the top three pullers in each age group along with the opportunity to compete in the Kansas State Pedal... [More]

Annual fishing derby takes place at Linn County fairgrounds

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Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks fish biologist Don George once again assisted with hosting the annual fishing derby at the Linn County fairgrounds on the morning of Aug. 13. Like in the past, the derby was divided into three age groups, 4-7, 8-10, and 11-16. Awards... [More]

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