Orva Jean Greek

Nov. 17, 1939 – Oct. 14, 2016

PITTSBURG—Orva Jean entered into her heavenly home Oct. 14, 2016, at Via Christi Village, Pittsburg, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was 76.

She was born Nov. 17, 1939, at Arcadia, the daughter of Orval L. Hines and Ruby Jean Moss Hines.

She married the love of her life Don F. Greek Nov. 12, 1960, at Osage City. He survives.

She was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking, quilting and crocheting.

She was preceded in death by her parents; stepmother, Louella Hines; and grandparents.

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Kenneth H. Lippert

June 14, 1943 – Oct. 18, 2016

OSAGE CITY—Kenneth H. Lippert died Oct. 18, 2016, at Peterson Nursing Home, Osage City. He was 73.

He was born June 14, 1943, at Wichita, the son of Harlan and Bertha Pankratz Lippert. He grew up in Lyndon and lived in Wichita for a time before moving back to rural Osage City in 1979.

Matthew Eugene Frey

Dec. 16, 1965 – Oct. 16, 2016

KANSAS CITY, MO.—Matthew Eugene Frey, Vassar, died Oct. 16, 2016, at St. Luke’s Medical Center, Kansas City, Mo., following a motorcycle accident. He was 50.

He was born Dec. 16, 1965, at Denver, Colo., the son of Ralph Eugene and Fay Mary Tefft Frey.

He worked construction and had worked at Jerry's Thriftway and Walmart Distribution Center in Ottawa.

James Ramskill

Oct. 17, 2016

Tecumseh—James Ramskill, Tecumseh, died Oct. 17, 2016. He was 78.

Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 23 at Davidson Funeral Home. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Oct. 24 at Burlingame Cemetery.

Carbondale residents seek assistant with utility bills

CARBONDALE—Alex and Casey Barenzinsky approached the Carbondale city council with a request to waive their excessively high water utility bill.

Overbrook council hears update on housing project

OVERBROOK—Stephanie Watson, Osage County Economic Development, and Bill Caton, Windy Ridge Developments LLC, appeared before the Overbrook City Council Oct. 12 to bring additional information pertaining to building affordable housing units in Overbrook.

Community Christmas Choir begins rehearsals

LYNDON—Rehearsals for the annual community Christmas choir will begin Oct. 30. Anyone interested in participating is encouraged to attend all rehearsals 3:30 to 6 p.m. every Sunday from Oct. 30 through Dec. 4 at Lyndon Baptist Church, 126 W. 15th St., Lyndon. Anyone high school age and older, who loves to sing, are invited to participate. New members are always welcome.

The choir will perform for the public 4 p.m. Dec. 11.

For more information, contact Mary Brooks at (785) 215-4023.

Methodist church to host Halloween concert

OSAGE CITY—A Halloween concert will be held 4 p.m. Oct. 23 at First United Methodist Church, Osage City, with guest organist Freda Peterson Proctor, a native of Osage City, and the First City Flute Choir from Leavenworth. This will be a free program of spooky Halloween music in the sanctuary of the church.

Overbrook officials complete civil training

OVERBROOK—The City of Overbrook has announced that the League of Kansas Municipalities recognized city clerk Jim Koger and council members Carol Baughman and Joanne Allen for completing level one of the Municipal Training Institute. Overbrook Mayor Don Schultz has completed level two training.

Level one training requires 40 credits hours. Level two requires an additional 30 hours of credit. In both cases, each credit hour translates roughly to four classroom hours.



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