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William Tillman

Nov. 2, 1953 – Aug. 13, 2018

EL DORADO — William "Bill" Tillman died Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 at his home in El Dorado. He was 64.

He was born Nov. 2, 1953, at Topeka, the son of John and June Miller Tillman. He grew up in Vassar and graduated from Lyndon High School in 1971. He lived and raised his family in Leon and was in El Dorado for the last several years.

Doris Mae Harris Braunbeck

Aug. 2, 1933 – Aug. 12, 2018

TOPEKA — Doris Mae Harris Braunbeck, Carbondale, died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, at Midland Hospice House, Topeka, surrounded by family and friends. She was 85.

She was born Aug. 2, 1933, the daughter of Richard and Nina Harris, Auburn.

She married Donald Braunbeck Oct. 15, 1955. They were married for 51 years before his passing.

Dorothy Faye Arnold Montgomery

March 1, 1924 – Aug. 10, 2018

WICHITA - Dorothy Faye Arnold Montgomery passed into eternal life at 7:35 p.m. Aug. 10, 2018, at Wichita, with loving family at her side. She was 94.

She was born March 1, 1924, on a farm near Wakefield, the daughter of Thomas R. Arnold and Susie Manley Arnold. She resided in Clay, Shawnee and Osage counties as a child.

Jackie L. Barger

Died - Aug. 9, 2018

BURLINGTON - Jackie L. Barger, Emporia, died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, at the Life Care Center, Burlington. He was 54.

Cremation is planned and celebration of life visitation will be at a later day.

Jones VanArsdale Funeral Home, Lebo, is assisting the family.

Russell D. Swarts

Dec. 30, 1924 – Aug. 8, 2018

TOPEKA — Russell D. Swarts, Topeka, died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. He was 93.

He was born Dec. 30, 1924, at Topeka, the son of Harry and Jessie M. Benton Swarts. He was a graduate of Osage City High School. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He married Ellen C. Holden Oct. 6, 1948, at Topeka. She preceded him in death on April 2, 2009.

Anice Oneda Benton Waltrip

Jan. 23 1926 - July 9, 2018

TOPEKA - Anice Oneda Benton Waltrip, Carbondale, died Monday, July 9,2018, at Midland Care Hospice, Topeka. She was 92.

She was born Jan. 23, 1926, at French Town, Ark., the daughter of the late Cora Carr and Dewitt Benton.

She married Charles Waltrip April 25, 1943, at Salem, Ark. This past April Charles and her celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary. He survives of the home.

She worked for several years in the cafeteria as a cook for the Scranton Grade School.

Community Calendar Aug. 9 - Sept. 11

The community calendar for Aug. 9 through Sept. 11 has been updated.

Scranton in Spring of 1969

The City of Scranton has been gifted pictures of the town taken in the spring of 1969 by Larry Rosenberger, a photojournalist, who was a senior at the University of Kansas at the time and working on a project. Read more about the pictures in the August 9, 2018 edition of the Osage County Herald-Chronicle. You can also see all the original pictures at Scranton City Hall.

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