Share |
thumb

Linn County News

Published December 6, 2023

 

Jolene Moriconi, 87, of Lawrence, Kan., formerly of Paola, Kan., and Frontenac, Kan., passed away on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2023, at home surrounded by family.

She was born May 24, 1936, in Frontenac, Kan., the daughter of Joe and Clara (Morey) Merando.

Jolene was a graduate from Frontenac High School and attended Wichita State University, where she obtained her X-Ray technology training.

She married Roy Moriconi on July 6, 1956. He preceded her in death five months ago on June 18, 2023.

Jolene worked in a doctor’s office providing x-rays for 2 years. They moved to Mound City, Kan., in 1961 for Roy’s first teaching job. In 1969 they moved to Paola. They both worked in education and Jolene was an administrative assistant for adult education in Paola and Fort Scott Community College extension. In 2014 they moved to Lawrence to be closer to family.

Jolene enjoyed cooking, sewing, reading, camping and traveling. She loved spending time with her family and friends, which she had many of both. She will be deeply missed.

Survivors include, three children, Lisa Rowe and husband, Rick, of Lawrence, Craig Moriconi and wife, Evelyn, of Bentonville, Ark., Karen Kay Sanford-Moriconi of Lecompton, Kan.; nine grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Roy; one brother; and infant daughter MaryAnn.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Frontenac with Father Joshua Evans as celebrant. Burial will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

A Parish rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2023, at the Friskel Funeral Home in Frontenac.

Family will receive friends following the rosary until 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church toward renovations; these may be mailed to the funeral home.

Services are by the Friskel Funeral Home of Frontenac, 230 E. McKay Frontenac, Kan. 66763.

OBITUARIES

Alice Illeene Rose ~ 08-02-1927 to 06-14-2024

thumb

Linn County News Published June 26, 2024   Alice Illeene Rose, age 96, of Overland Park, Kan., passed away Friday, June 14, 2024. She was born in La Cygne, Kan., on Aug. 2,1927, the daughter of Frank and Nannie Driskill Rhynerson and raised on the family farm... [More]

Laura Ellen Weitman Paul ~ 12-22-1947 to 06-07-2024

thumb

Linn County News Published June 12, 2024   Laura Ellen Weitman Paul, age 76, of La Cygne, Kan., passed away Friday, June 7, 2024. She was born on Dec. 22, 1947, in Quincy, Ill., the daughter of Ivan R. and Edna F. Parrish Weitman. She graduated from LaBelle Rural High... [More]

Terri Lynn Thies ~ 08-27-1958 to 06-06-2024

thumb

Linn County News Published June 12, 2024   Terri Lynn Thies, age 65, La Cygne, Kan., passed away Thursday, June 6, 2024. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Monday, June 17, 2024, at Queen of the Holy Rosary Cemetery, Wea, Kan. Memorial contributions may be made to... [More]

More Obituaries

View All Obituaries
PLEASANTON WEATHER

NEWS

SPECIAL: Commissioners notified a complaint of ouster has been filed

thumb

During the meeting on Monday, June 17, Commissioners were notified by Linn County Public Works Administrator Shaun West that he had filed a complaint of ouster against Commissioner Jim Johnson with the County Attorney’s office. West prefaced the notification with... [More]

Commissioners learn KDOT willing to renegotiate Hell’s Bend Bridge

thumb

Accept new offer and approve moving forward on project   During the Commissioner’s meeting on Monday, June 17, County Counselor Mark Hagen stated the county had been contacted by the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) and recommended commissioners go into... [More]

USD 362 Board approves childcare project

thumb

After many discussions on whether USD 362 should provide childcare for district children and staff, the board voted 4-1 to approve funding the program during a special meeting held Thursday, June 13. Superintendent Dr. Chris Johnson told the board with five members present... [More]

More News

SPORTS

Pleasanton/Jayhawk Linn trapshooting team competes at State Tournament

thumb

The Pleasanton/Jayhawk Linn trapshooting team traveled to Sedgwick on June 15-16 to compete in the Kansas Trap Shooting State Tournament. The team brought Novice, Junior Varsity, and Varsity shooters to the event which shot in the 2A division. The team had both male and female... [More]

Prairie View trapshooting JV team places second at State

thumb

The Prairie View trapshooting team traveled to Sedgwick on June 15-16 to compete in the Kansas Trap Shooting State Tournament. The Buffalos had competitors in the Novice, Junior Varsity, and Varsity 1A divisions. The Junior Varsity had a team score of 438 which was enough for... [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