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Linn County News

Published March 17, 2021

 

Susan Purdy, age 54, Blue Mound, Kansas passed away Sunday, March 14, 2021. She was born the daughter of Julia Greer Owens on Jan. 11, 1967, in Butler, Mo. She was raised by her grandparents, John and Juanita Greer. She was united in marriage to Robert Purdy on April 5, 1999. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Blue Mound 4th of July Committee, and participated in Walk Across Kansas. She enjoyed gardening and could be counted on to volunteer in the Blue Mound Community. 

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, and a brother, Glenn Kirkland. Susan is survived by her husband, Rob Purdy; mother, Julia Greer Owens; four sons, Bryan Purdy, Matthew Purdy, Jerry Purdy and Kyle Purdy; four daughters, Shaunntai Purdy, Deauzia Purdy, Adara Purdy and Kelsey Purdy; and ten grandchildren, Cooper, Adriona, Emily, Rebecca, Dayton, Bronx, Lisa, Brextyn, Daisy and Hattie.  

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 20, 2021, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel. Burial will be in the Curry Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 19 at the Mound City Chapel. Contributions are suggested to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, c/o Schneider Funeral Home, Box J, Mound City, Kan., 66056.  Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.  

 

OBITUARIES

Wilhelmina “Billie” Rose Suddock

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  Linn County News Published Sept. 22, 2021   Wilhelmina “Billie” Rose Suddock, age 90, of Wichita, Kan., died Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Home Health & Hospice of Kansas. Rosary... [More]

Virgil Elmer Spencer 08-08-1939 to 09-17-2021

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      Published in the Linn County News Sept. 22, 2021   Virgil Elmer Spencer, age 82, Mound City, Kansas passed away Friday, Sept.17, 2021. He was born on August 8, 1939 in rural Mound City, Kan. the son of Elmer Allen and Thelma Barker Spencer. ... [More]

Troy E. Mitchell 06-22-1934 to 09-17-2021

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  Troy E. Mitchell, age 87, of Pleasanton, Kan. passed away in Overland Park, Kan.on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021.  Troy was born the son of Jesse James and Naomi Folsom Mitchell on June 23, 1934 in Kansas City, Kan.  He married Ruby Venable on October 4, 1951... [More]

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NEWS

SPECIAL: Student detained after bringing knife to school

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For immediate release: September 22, 2021 On September 21, 2021, The Linn County Sheriff’s Office was given information that a student at Pleasanton USD #344 was bringing a knife to school. Information led Deputies to believe that the student may want to harm others.... [More]

Commissioners address SRO funding

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  By JACKIE TAYLOR Linn County News jackielcn@linncountynews.net   After Linn County Sheriff Kevin Friend spoke on School Resource Officer (SRO) activity, County Commissioner Jim Johnson commented at their Monday meeting that the commissioners needed to clear... [More]

Pleasanton Council discusses annexation

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    By JACKIE TAYLOR Linn County News jackielcn@linncountynews.net   Continuing their discussion concerning annexation at their Monday meeting, the City Council spoke of Pleasanton resident Kimberly Campbell’s request for voluntary annexation... [More]

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SPORTS

Blu-Jays hope for first strike Friday

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    LINN COUNTY NEWS NEWSPAPERSRME@yahoo.com After losing their first three games, including by 30-6 at Uniontown last Friday, Pleasanton’s Blu-Jays will be looking to score first when they host Troy at 7 p.m. this Friday in a non-district matchup. “We... [More]

Prairie View football 3-0 after defeating Parsons, 38-14

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    LINN COUNTY NEWS holtadam82@yahoo.com The Prairie View football team continues to perform at a high level as they hosted Parsons on Sept. 17.  The Buffalos took control of the game early on both sides of the ball, which led to an eventual 38-14 victory.... [More]

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