Share |
thumb

Shawn Aaron Teagarden

02-20-1976 to 11-14-2019

 

Linn County News

Published Nov. 20, 2019

 

Shawn Aaron Teagarden, age 43, La Cygne, died as the result of a motor vehicle accident on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. He was born in Kansas City, Mo., on Feb. 20, 1976, the son of Joe and Vicki Leister Teagarden.

Shawn was a member of Cadmus 4H club as a youth. Shawn graduated from Prairie View High School in 1994, where he enjoyed football and FFA. He attended Kansas State University where he was a member of Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity and could often be found bartending patrons at The Aggie Lounge, and later as an adult received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Baker University.

He was united in marriage to his truest love, Randa (Rockers) Reese on Sept. 8, 2012, at Casa Somerset outside of Paola, Kan.

He worked for KCP&L as a plant equipment operator at the La Cygne Generating Station for 11 years and was a member of the IBEW Local No. 412. Shawn enjoyed his job and coworkers very much. He was a well-respected operator.

 Shawn enjoyed riding his Harley Softail Springer that he built, shooting guns with his brother, wife, children and friends, listening to his favorite music, going to concerts, vacationing on the beach, eating seafood, and socializing with friends, and was a fantastic cook. Shawn was a lover of animals and had six pets; three cats, Iceman, Ace and Misty Day; and three dogs, Rayne (Australian shepherd), Murphy (border collie) and, his most beloved baby dog, Daisy Mae (toy poodle). Yes, that big, tough man with his toy poodle made everyone smile.

Shawn was quick witted, usually with a smirk or sinister grin and a punchy comeback line. He didn't mince words and lived life to the fullest. He had a tough exterior but a tender heart for those he loved most.

He is survived by his wife, Randa; children, fraternal twins Ben and Jordan Reese, of the home, Becca Reese, Grandview, Mo., and identical twins, Cooper and Carter Jensen, of Northeast Kansas; parents Joe and Vicki Teagarden, La Cygne; brother Scott Teagarden and wife Baylee; nephew Wesley and niece Ellie Lou of La Cygne; grandparents Charles and Marlene Leister of Salina, Kan.; and numerous relatives including aunts, uncles and cousins.

A Celebration of Life will be held 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, at Wicked Outfitters, 22802 Valley Road, La Cygne. A time of remembrance and sharing will follow the service until 9 p.m.

Contributions are suggested to Grady's Kids or Shawn Teagarden Children's Education Fund, c/o Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box 304, La Cygne, KS 66040. Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.

OBITUARIES

Cecil L. Fish 12-07-1931 to 04-08-2021

thumb

Linn County News Published April 14, 2021   Cecil L. Fish, 89, Ottawa, Kan., and former longtime Labette County resident, passed away Thursday, April 8, 2021, at his home. Cecil was born the third child to Cecil Paige and Edna (Nickoley) Fish on Dec. 7, 1931, in... [More]

William Michael McMillan 08-24-1960 to 04-08-2021

thumb

  Linn County News Published April 14, 2021   William Michael McMillan, age 60, of St. Joseph, Mo., passed away on Thursday, April 8, 2021. He was born on Aug. 24, 1960, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of William McMillan and Virginia Russell McMillan. He... [More]

Vivian Lucile Bright 04-04-1928 to 04-08-2021

thumb

Linn County News Published April 14, 2021   Vivian Lucile Bright, age 93, Pleasanton, Kan., passed away on Thursday, April 8, 2021. She was born in La Cygne, Kan., on April 4, 1928, the daughter of Raymond and Leona Dodge Vail. Vivian graduated from... [More]

More Obituaries

View All Obituaries

NEWS

Mound City Council reopens discussions on sale of lake

thumb

The Mound City Council met by phone for a special meeting on Tuesday afternoon, April 6, for the purpose of determining whether or not to reopen the discussions on the sale of the city lake. During the course of that meeting, the council voted to go forward with the discussions... [More]

La Cygne will absorb high gas invoice

thumb

Customers are spared a billing shock   La Cygne natural gas customers will not feel the burden of a high February supplier invoice. The unanimous decision by its council followed a 15-minute executive session for legal attorney-client privilege at its regular meeting... [More]

Fire board says no to change in burn ban policy

thumb

New possibilities discussed   Linn County Fire Chief Doug Barlet reported to the Linn County Commissioners on Monday, April 12, that he had discussed their request for possible changes to the burn ban policy, and the board had voted 7-0 to make no changes; however, they... [More]

More News

SPORTS

Many contribute to Lady Buffs sweep of Iola

thumb

Prairie View got contributions from many sources in their April 6 softball doubleheader sweep of Iola. Wins of 10-3 and 18-8 over the Fillies raised the Lady Buffalos’ Pioneer League record to 4-0, 5-0 overall, to begin this week. The team will host a non-league twinbill... [More]

Jayhawk JV golf has good showings at Erie, Fort Scott

thumb

The Jayhawk JV golf team did well last week. On April 5 they traveled to Erie and on April 6 they went to Fort Scott for a tournament hosted by Uniontown.  In the Erie tournament they only brought three golfers so they could not place as a team, but at the Uniontown tournament... [More]

More Sports

Linn County News Political Primary Forum
Regional Roundup
PLEASANTON WEATHER