Share |
thumb

Linn County News

Published Jan. 23, 2019

John Daniel Black, age 58, Pleasanton, Kan., passed away on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, at the Miami County Medical Center. He was born on Aug. 25, 1960, at Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Weslie and Marjorie Berg Black. 

He graduated from Pleasanton High School in the Class of 1978. He married Susan Boyle on Aug. 30, 1980, at Winfield, Kan. 

He was employed by Linn County for 38 years serving as road foreman for 29. He also operated Black & Sons Rolloffs. John served as a volunteer firefighter with Linn Country Station No. 920 for 25 years. He served as chief during several different periods and instructed Fire Rescue I and II. 

He was a member of the Pleasanton Nazarene Church. John's biggest joy was his family; he was a loving husband, dad, brother and uncle. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Richard; and two brothers-in-law, Dale Baldwin and Eric Kleweno.

John is survived by his wife Susan; two sons, Dan Black and Jeffrey Black and wife Danielle; two brothers, James Black and wife Julie, and Patrick Black and wife Brenda; five sisters, Penny Black, Carol Beckwith and husband Bob, Glenna Baldwin and husband Lloyd, Janet Kleweno and Patricia Murray and husband Larry; and one grandson. 

Funeral service will be held 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Burial will be in the Littell Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel.

Contributions are suggested to Linn County Fire Station No. 920. Outdoor plants are preferred to be used in a landscape in John's memory. Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com. Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel.

 

OBITUARIES

Robert “Bob” Eugene Markley ~ 04-11-1936 to 04-15-2024

thumb

Linn County News Published April 17, 2024   Robert (Bob) Eugene Markley, 88, was born on his family farm north of Mound City, Kansas, April 11, 1936, to Aaron R. and Hallie (Bell) Markley. He passed from this life on April, 15, 2024, at the very place he was born,... [More]

Ronald Joe Smith ~ 05-10-1944 to 04-11-2024

thumb

Linn County News Published April 17, 2024   Ronald Joe Smith, 79, LaCygne, Kan., passed away Thursday, April 11, 2024, at Olathe Medical Center, Olathe, Kan. Visitation will be 10 – 11 a.m. Friday, April 19, 2024, at Bruce Funeral Home, 106 S. Center, Gardner,... [More]

Mary Tinsley ~ 12-15-1935 to 04-09-2024

thumb

Linn County News Published April 10, 2024   I, Mary Tinsley; being of sound mind and steadfast in my faith died today. My body decided to give out. Here I am, onto my next adventure, carried home to heaven by these wonderful angels shouting, ‘She is here, She... [More]

More Obituaries

View All Obituaries

NEWS

Pull Tabs for Pound Puppies

thumb

     The City of Pleasanton is raising funds to help make needed renovations and repairs at the city pound. To do so they are collecting tabs from aluminum cans at various businesses in the city.      All participating businesses will have collection... [More]

Linn County Planning Commission proceeds with prohibiting commercial solar fields

thumb

The Linn County Planning and Zoning Commission began their April 9 meeting by relooking at the Sunshine Meadows preliminary plat that last month was turned down by the commission because of outcries from surrounding neighbors. Sunshine Meadows is proposed to be a housing development... [More]

Commissioners send CUP for rock quarry back to P&Z again

thumb

Stephanie Walker reviewed the reasons she and her family do not want the new quarry, Mulberry Limestone that recently applied for a conditional use permit to do business at near Linn Valley to be located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 69 and 2200 Road. Planning and Zoning... [More]

More News

SPORTS

Prairie View track has strong performance at Anderson County

thumb

The Prairie View track team traveled to Anderson County on April 11 to compete in the 17th Annual Anderson County Invitational. The girls’ team placed third with a score of 83 while the boys’ team placed fifth with a score of 37. Spring Hill won for the girls with... [More]

Jayhawk track wins Pleasanton Invitational

thumb

The Jayhawk Linn track team traveled to Pleasanton on April 9 to compete in the Pleasanton Invitational. The Hawks had a very good day as both the boys’ and girls’ teams won the invitational. The girls’ team placed first with a score of 107 while the boys... [More]

More Sports

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.
• Obituaries submitted by funeral homes will be billed to the funeral home.
• Full obituaries submitted by individuals are required to be paid in advance.
• Cost: $40 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

View Legals for Free Business Directory
PLEASANTON WEATHER