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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

James Randel “Randy” Leach ~ 01-15-1964 to 09-25-2022

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Linn County News Published Sept. 28, 2022 James Randel “Randy” Leach, age 58, Mound City, Kan., passed away Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. He was born in Iola, Kan., on Jan. 15, 1964, the son of James Paul and Sharon Leigh(Henson) Leach.  He attended grade school... [More]

Kristina Dawn Weers-Colin ~ 02-19-1980 to 09-22-2022

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Linn County News Published Sept. 28, 2022 Kristina Dawn Weers-Colin, 42, of Parker, Kan., passed away Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, at Advent Health Medical Center, Shawnee, Kan. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, at Bucyrus Cemetery, Bucyrus,... [More]

Norma Jane Johnson Surbaugh ~ 01-19-1942 to 09-26-2022

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Linn County News Published Sept. 28, 2022   Norma Jane Johnson Surbaugh, age 80, of La Cygne, Kan., passed away on Monday, Sept., 26, 2022, in Louisburg, Kan. She was born the only child of Norman Everett and Alberta Frances Reed Johnson on Jan. 19, 1942, at the Trinity... [More]

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SPORTS

Prairie View cross country hosts Ramsey Invitational

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The Jayhawk-Linn celebrated Homecoming on Sept. 23 by playing district opponent Northern Heights.  The Hawks had no problems with Northern Heights as Jayhawk won 64-8. Almost all the Jayhawk scoring was done in the first quarter. Gus Grote scored on the first play of... [More]

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