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Jennifer Paige West, 41, of Dallas, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Temple.
Memorial services were Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at Sparkman-Hillcrest Funeral Home Chapel. A reception immediately followed the service. Please join the family in celebrating Jennifer’s life by visiting her memorial at www.sparkman-hillcrest.com.
Jennifer was born Sept. 1, 1973, in La Mirada, Calif., to Marci West and Ralph West. She graduated from Alexander Academy of Richardson in 1991. She attended the University of Texas. She later went on to join the Army and served in Iraq. Upon her discharge from the Army, she was employed by Southern Medical as an Ultrasound Technician.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents: Robert and Doris West and Charlie and Betty Brock; and a cousin, Westley Dyer.
Those left to cherish her memories include her mother, Marci West of Garland; father, Ralph West of Addison; brother, Brock West and fiancé Mindy Beth Owen of Dallas; aunts and uncles, Larry and Connie Spillman of Louisburg, Kan., Willis and Joyce West of Cleveland, Mo., Brent West of Blue Mound, Kan., Jan and Dan Dyer of Kansas City, Mo., Ann and Mike Rude of Willard, Mo., and Phillip West of Hutchinson, Kan., Frank Brock of Pensacola, Fla., and Rose Mary Norris of Dallas, Texas;  cousins, Kent Spillman of Dallas, Texas, Kim Robb of Lee’s Summit, Mo., Laurie Krawchuk of Lee’s Summit, Mo., Kyle West of Dallas, Texas, Tracie Nation of Mound City, Kan., Courtney West of Springfield, Mo., Kyra Burk of Willard, Mo., Brian West, Blue Mound, Kan., Molly West of Jackson, Miss., Brooke Holan of Willard, Mo., Carissa Wegner of Kansas City and Summer West of Hutchinson, Kan., Susan Norris of Corinth, Texas, Stacy Brock of Pensacola, Fla. and Katrina Brock of Pensacola, Fla.; and a host of additional family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family would encourage memorials in Jennifer’s name be made to the SPCA of Texas, 2400 Lone Star Drive, Dallas, Texas 75212.

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Gene Linder ~ 04-11-1931 to 01-17-2023

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Linn County News Published February 8, 2022   Gene Linder passed away on Jan. 17, 2023. Born April 11, 1931, Gene lived life to the fullest for all his 91 years.  Gene’s first legacy was that of husband to Virginia - devoted to each other for 70 years... [More]

Sonita Arlone Martin ~ 09-02-1943 to 02-02-2023

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Linn County News Published February 8, 2023   Sonita Arlone Martin, age 79, Fort Scott, Kan., passed away Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023, at her home.   Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, 2023, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton... [More]

Randall James Rogers ~ 09-10-1950 to 01-19-2023

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Linn County News Published January 25, 2023   Randall "Randy" James Rogers, age 72, La Cygne, Kan., passed away Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel.  Burial... [More]

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SPECIAL: 2023 Kansas Birding Big Year Contest

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CPR event held last Saturday

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Hamilton seeks veteran highway renaming signs

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Ali Hamilton, director and curator of the Trading Post Museum, spoke to Linn County Commissioners on Monday, Jan. 30, regarding the renaming of a stretch of U.S. Highway 69 in the honor of a Pleasanton veteran who died at Pearl Harbor. A bill was introduced in the Kansas legislature... [More]

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Pleasanton basketball goes 4-0 in courtwarming week

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Grote stats headline Hawk split decisions

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Junior Gus Grote continued his double-double onslaught last week as he and his Jayhawk-Linn teammates at home split Three Rivers League decisions. On Jan. 23, the Jayhawks claimed a 46-38 win against Yates Center, a game postponed from Dec. 16, but last Friday, they lost a... [More]

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