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Linn County News

Published Aug. 25, 2021

Thomas Francis Palzer, age 70 of Pleasanton, Kan., passed away Monday, Aug. 16, 2021, at the VA Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. He was born on July 26, 1951, the son of Francis Casper and Marcella (Hofschulte) Palzer in Pine Island, Minn. Thomas married Mi Ae Cho on Oct. 15, 1975, in Seoul, South Korea; to this union they had one daughter, Mona Palzer. Thomas retired from the Air Force after 24 years of service. After retiring from the Air Force, Thomas was a cattle ranch manager with JMP Ranch. He enjoyed woodworking and hunting and was an avid fisherman. 

Thomas was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Patrick Palzer. He is survived by his wife, Mi Ae; daughter, Mona; three brothers, Douglas, Jeff and Francis T. Palzer; and two sisters, Becky Gerrity and Dawn Barstow.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in La Cygne, Kan. Rosary will be prayed at 4:30 p.m., with visitation to follow from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27, 2021, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Contributions are suggested to Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and may be sent in care of Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box 525, Pleasanton, Kan. 66075. Online condolences may be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.

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Mildred Irene Brandt ~ 08-06-1939 to 11-21-2022

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Linn County News Published November 30, 2022 Mildred Irene Brandt, age 83, of Miami, Okla., formerly of Parker, Kan., passed away Nov. 21, 2022, at Integris Hospital, Miami, Okla. Irene was born Aug. 6, 1939, in Kansas, the daughter of Otis and Josephine (Ingram) Diehm.... [More]

Christina A. Creighton Turner ~ 12-08-1937 to 11-19-2022

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Linn County News Published November 23, 2022 Christina A. Creighton Turner, 84, passed away Nov. 19, 2022. She was born Dec. 8, 1937 in Centerville, Kan., to Eva Shafer and Roy Bowman. On Dec. 18, 1955, she married John Creighton; they had four children together before his... [More]

Edgar Wayne Moon ~ 08-14-1940 to 11-12-2022

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Linn County News Published November 16, 2022 Edgar Wayne Moon, age 82 of La Cygne, Kan., passed away at his home on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022. He was born the son of Chester and Evelyn (Van Liew) Moon on Aug. 14, 1940, in Lawrence, Kan.  Edgar married Betty Talley on... [More]

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Commissioners learn landfill is near end of use

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2022 All Linn County football team

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