Ervin Gailey

May 23, 1926 – May 20, 2019

OSAGE CITY — Ervin Gailey died Monday, May 20, 2019, at Osage Nursing Center, Osage City. He was 92.

He was born May 23, 1926, at Rocky Comfort, Mo., the son of Arthur and Ella Routhon Gailey. He grew up in Gentry, Ark., and had lived in Siloam Springs, Ark., before moving to Osage City in 1960.

He owned and operated Gailey's Cleaners, Osage City, from 1960 to 1990. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a member of Osage City American Legion and Salt Creek Lighthouse Assembly of God Church, Lyndon.

Reece D. Hobby III

Died – May 7, 2019

OSAGE CITY — Reece Devon Hobby III, Osage City, shed his earthly burden May 7, 2019, surrounded by his family, after a long, hard fought battle with cancer. He has started a new adventure and is blazing a trail for the rest of us to follow.

Community Calendar May 24 - June 6

Friday, May 24
• iTone Fitness, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., 18 years and over for free, Carbondale City Hall.
• Quenemo Recover Addiction Program, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Quenemo Baptist Church, 203 S. Fifth St., Quenemo.

NEWS RELEASE - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, KC District

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Kansas City District (Osage County falls in the district) News Release:

SGT Albert Wayne Romine

In the May 23, 2019 edition of The Osage County Herald-Chronicle, read the feature story "SGT Romine, never to be forgotten." In this week's edition, also check out stories about Burlingame Rodeo Days, Osage City High School's graduation, the oldest bank in Osage County, Kansas State Bank's, unique way of celebrating its 130th birthday and many other stories.
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Benny J. Brouhard

Dec. 19, 1960 – May 19, 2019

OSAGE CITY — Benny J. Brouhard, Osage City, died at his home Sunday, May 19, 2019. He was 58.

Benny was born Dec. 19, 1960 in Topeka, the son of Francis L. and Barbara Wood Brouhard. He was raised in Topeka and lived there until moving to Osage County 20-years ago. He enjoyed hand working on knives and target shooting. Earlier in his life, he enjoyed hunting. Benny also liked to spend as much time with his family as possible. He was known for his engaging personality and ability to give everybody a hard time.

Elton Decker

Jan. 27, 1933 – May 15, 2019

LYNDON — Elton Decker, Lyndon, died Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at his home near Lyndon. He was 86.

Elton was born on Jan. 27, 1933 in Vermontville Township, Mich., the son of Ard and Ina Hamilton Decker. He grew up in Michigan and had lived in Haven before moving to rural Lyndon in 1967.

Frances Elaine Siemens

Feb. 13, 1945 – May 16, 2019

SCRANTON — Frances Elaine Siemens, Scranton, died May 16, 2019 at Brookside Retirement Community, Overbrook. She was 74.

She was born February 13, 1945 in Clay Center.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. May 22 at Fellowship Bible Church, Baldwin City.

Linda S. Post

May 15, 1951 – May 15, 2019

LYNDON — Linda S. Post, Lyndon, died Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka. She was 68.

Linda was born May 15, 1951 in Topeka, the daughter of Floyd and Doris James Hoy. She grew up in Osage County and attended Howard Grade School. She graduated from Overbrook High School in 1969 with the last class that graduated from the high school. She was a purchasing agent for the U.S. Army in Maryland. Most recently, she was a payroll clerk at Valeo in Topeka.


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