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Wayne P. White, age 88, Oklahoma City, formerly of Mound City, Kan., passed away on Monday, April 6, 2015. He was born on Sept. 6, 1926, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Raymond P. and Alice Howell White.
He graduated from Wyandotte High School and attended St Louis University. Wayne served his country during World War II in the United States Army. He retired from Kansas Gas Services after many years of employment.
He and first wife Betty had three children.
He later married Hilda Bryant on Dec. 21, 1957. They moved to the Mapleton, Kan., area in the mid 1970s.
Wayne was involved in the Optimist Club of Kansas City, Kan. He was a member of Mound City First Baptist Church and attended Mustang Baptist when he moved to Oklahoma City in 2012.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Thomas White; a sister, Betty Cordill; and wife Hilda who passed on July 21, 2008.
He is survived by five sons, Mike White and wife Peggy, Roger White and fiancé Shelly, Christopher White and wife Jennifer, Paul White and Jerry White; five daughters, Nancy Bracken, Darcey Vogel, Linda Burke, Cathy Martine and Debbie Shubert and husband Gary; and 20 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 10, 2015, at the Mound City First Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Curry Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5- 7 p.m. Thursday at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory Mound City Chapel. Contributions are suggested to First Baptist Church. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com. Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel.

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Rosamay Dixon 12-09-1942 to 05-09-2022

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Linn County News Published May 11, 2022 Rosamay Dixon, age 79, Pleasanton, Kan., passed away Monday May 9, 2022. She was born in Kansas City, Kan., on Dec. 9, 1942, the daughter of Robert Lee Miller and Myra Edith Sawyers. She worked in customer service in the retail sector... [More]

Dale L. Castleberry 03-15-1933 to 04-30-2022

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Linn County News Published May 11, 2022 Dale L. Castleberry 89 of Garnett, Kan., died April 30, 2022, at St. Luke’s Hospital. Services were May 5-6 at Eddy-Birchard Funeral home in Osawatomie. Burial at Osawatomie Cemetery. 

Ian Craig Ginther 03-01-1986 to 04-26-2022

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Linn County News Published May 4, 2022 Ian Craig Ginther, age 36, Blue Mound, Kan., passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2022.  He was born March 1, 1986, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Fred Ginther and Kimberly McGee. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother,... [More]

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SPECIAL: Somerset Road to close south of K-68

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Prairie View softball defeats Osawatomie and Girard

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The Jayhawk track team traveled to Northeast Arma on May 6 to compete in the Northeast Arma Invitational. The meet was originally scheduled for May 5 but was moved to May 6 due to weather. The Hawks did well at the meet as the girls placed second with 85 team points. The boys... [More]

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