PITTSBURG — Glen R. Duncan, 86 of Pittsburg, KS, formerly of
Scammon, KS, died at 10:00pm, Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at St. John’
s Regional Medical Center in Joplin, MO.
Glen was born December 12, 1923 in rural Scammon, KS to Clark and
Minnie (Goldsmith) Duncan. He attended area schools, graduating from
Weir High School.
Glen served his country in the United States Army, during W.W. II. While
serving he was awarded 3 bronze stars clusters, the Good Conduct
Medal, expert Rifleman Badge, Combat Infantry Badge and the Purple
Heart Medal. He was honorably discharged on December 26, 1945.
On September 8, 1947, in Scammon, KS he married Adeline R. O’Malley.
She preceded him in death on July 27, 2006.
Glen was a farmer and cattleman, where he raised dairy cattle and later
Glen was a member of the St. Bridget’s Catholic Church in Scammon,
and later attended Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Pittsburg, KS.
Glen was a past member of the Weir American Legion.
Survivors include his son John Duncan and wife Becky of Pittsburg, KS; 5
grandchildren John Duncan and wife Valerie, Kirk Duncan and wife
Becky, Adam and Kyle Duncan and Chelsea Duncan; longtime family
friend Ann Scott of Pittsburg; along with 7 great-grandchildren Broderic,
Zachary, Matthew, Eli, Quentin and twins Ava and Carter.
Glen was preceded in death by his parents; infant twins at birth Maria
and Glen David Duncan; two half-sisters Ethel Selby Martin and Musie
Scott Duncan and three half-brothers James and William Selby and Clark
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00am, Monday, March 29, 2010 at St.
Bridget’s Catholic Church with Fr. Chrysostom Ah Maung as celebrant.
Burial will follow in the St. Bridget’s Catholic Cemetery, where the Ft.
Riley Funeral Honor Guard will have flag presentation. The family will
receive friends from 6-8pm on Sunday at Bath-Naylor Funeral Home, 522
S. Broadway, Pittsburg, KS, where a rosary will be recited at 7pm.
Friends may call the funeral home after 4pm on Sunday.
The family suggests expressions of sympathy be in the form of memorials to St.
Bridget’s Catholic Church and/or Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial fund.
Memorials may be left at or mailed to the funeral home.
Everett L. Krouse, 92 of Pittsburg died at 8:45 a.m. Saturday, March 20,
2010 at the Mount Carmel Regional Medical Center in Pittsburg.
He was born October 13, 1917 in Overbrook, KS the son of Marcus
and Emma (Lint) Krouse. He attended high school in Overbrook, KS and
attended 2 years at Strickler’s Business College in Topeka, KS.
Everett was a veteran of WWII serving his country in the United States
Air Force from June of 1942 until October of 1945. He was honorably
discharged as Tech. Sgt. First Class. He served in the India-China wing
of the Air Transport Command.
He married Dorothy Skalla on September 13, 1942 in St. Louis, MO
and was happily married for over 67 years. She survives and resides at
Cornerstone Village in Pittsburg.
Everett worked as a loan service specialist for the Veteran's
Administration in Wichita, KS for 35 years, retiring in 1976. After his
retirement, he worked part-time in the men's department at Newman's in
Joplin and also worked in customer relations for Roper Pontiac in Joplin.
Everett followed a daily walking regimen for most of his life. He enjoyed
fishing, collecting antique thermometers and was a volunteer at St.
John's Hospital in Joplin. He was passionate about helping others and
would often share copies of relevant literature with friends, family and
He was of the Presbyterian faith; a member of the VFW; a lifetime
member of NARFE; a national member of AARP and a past elder of the
Additional survivors include son-in-law John A. Jemison of Pittsburg,
KS son-in-law Richard Saylor of Hutchinson, KS; three grandchildren
John B. Jemison, Michelle (Jemison) Coulter Morrell and Hannah Krouse
Saylor; six great-grandchildren Alex and Mollie Jemison, Caleb and
Devon Coulter, Samantha Blanchard and Kody Morrell. He was
preceded in death by his parents, 2 daughters Carol Elaine Jemison and
Janet Krouse Saylor; a brother Morris Krouse and four sisters Alma
Reynolds, Florence Hutchinson, Valleria Baldwin and Lela Atherton.
Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Bath-Naylor
Funeral Home in Pittsburg with Reverend Dan Moss officiating.
Inurnment of cremains will follow in the Fort Scott National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to a scholarship fund for Everett ’s
grandchildren. Memorials may be brought by or mailed to the Bath-
Naylor Funeral Home 522 S. Broadway Pittsburg, KS 66762.
Marjorie A. Wiand 83, of Oswego, KS died 5:30am Wednesday March
17, 2010 at Oswego Community Hospital following a long illness.
Marjorie was born March 1, 19 27 in New Castle, Indiana to Byron and
Ora (Morgan) Miller. She earned her B.S. in Nursing at Pitt State
University and worked as a nurse for 26 years.
On September 2, 19 45 she married Paul M. Wiand in New Castle,
Indiana ; he survives at the home. Marjorie was a member of the
Methodist Church in Baxter Springs, KS ; a member of the Order of the
Eastern Star, Girl Scout Leader, was an excellent cook, and loved all
crafts. Marjorie was an expert seamstress and could complete with
perfection and craft project she attempted. Her recipes were sought
after for their great taste. She constructed the best halloween costumes;
winners every time for her daughters. Along with all of this she was a
loving mother, grandmother, a faithful wife and dedicated family member.
She was happily married for 64 years and will be missed by all who knew
Survivors include her husband, children Nancy Leach and husband Allen
of Olathe, KS, Cathy Jeffrey of New Port, AR ; grandchildren Alison
Leach, Megan Sloan and husband Kevin and Abby Rizor and husband
Chad ; and 2 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and numerous siblings.
Memorial Services will be 10am Monday March 22, 2010 at the Methodist
Church in Oswego, KS with Rev. Bob Conway officiating. In lieu of
flowers the family ask expressions of sympathy be in the form of
memorials to the Methodist Church in Oswego, KS. Friends may drop
off or mail memorials to Bath-Naylor Funeral Home 611 S. East Ave.
Columbus, KS 66725.
Arrangements are by Bath-Naylor Funeral Home of Columbus, KS.
William Jameson 45, of Cherokee, KS died 7:30am March 17, 2010 at his
home following a long illness.
William was born September 23, 19 64 in Columbus, KS to Harold O.
and Mary A. (Gideon) Jameson. He was a lifelong resident of the area
and a graduate of Southeast High School in 1983. Prior to becoming ill
he was a Machinist for Van Beceleares in Pittsburg, KS.
He was saved in the Baptist Church in Cherokee, KS; but was of the
Native American Faith. He loved fishing, camping and spending time with
his family and friends.
Survivors include his mother, son Jered O. Johnson of Cherokee, KS;
siblings Peggy Purdum and husband Sonny of Cherokee, KS, Ken
Jameson and wife Jackie of Tulsa, OK, and Karla Washington and
husband George of Pittsburg, KS.
He was preceded in death by his father, grandparents Ralph and Elnora
Shutt and Harvey and Alice Jameson.
Memorial Services will be 5pm Friday March 19, 2010 at the Bath-Naylor
Funeral Home in Pittsburg, KS with Dan Saporito conducting. Friends
may call funeral home after 12pm on Friday. In lieu of flowers the family
ask expressions of sympathy be in the form of memorials to the Patriot
Guard. Friends may drop off or mail memorials to Bath-Naylor Funeral
Home 522 S. Broadway Pittsburg, KS 66762.
Arrangements and services are by
Bath-Naylor Funeral Home of Pittsburg, KS.
SCAMMON — Kenneth Ray Miller, 82, of Scammon, KS died at 5:22 a.m.,
March 17, 2010 at his sons’ home.
Kenneth was born November 18, 1927 in Morris County, KS to A.R. and
Erva (Harmon) Miller. He attended a county school in Wilsey, KS.
Kenneth served his country in the United States Navy. While serving his
country he received the World War II Victory Medal and the Good
Conduct Medal. He was honorably discharged on November 20, 1948.
On November 29, 1967, in Bartlesville, OK, he married Mary Elizabeth
Keith. She preceded him in death on September 2005.
Kenneth was a farmer and rancher all of his life. He worked at the Weir
Brick Yard for a number of years and retired after 20 years at the
Columbus CO-OP, as a bulk fertilizer operator.
He is survived by his son Allen Miller and daughter Rebecca Miller both
of Scammon, KS; sister Jane Dixon of Council Grove, KS.
Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents, brother Dale H. Miller,
sisters Ruth Putnam and Rebecca L. Miller.
Graveside services will 2 p.m., Friday, March 19, 2010 at Hosey Hill
Cemetery with Brother Ray Clonts officiating. Military rites will be given by
the United States Naval Funeral Honor Guard of Springfield, MO. The
family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. on Friday at Bath-
Naylor Funeral Home, 104 W. Main St., Weir, KS. Friends may call the
funeral home after 1 p.m. on Friday.
Arrangements and services are under
the direction of Bath-Naylor Funeral Home of Weir, KS.