Jack Allegre

Aug. 30, 1925 – July 2, 2018

EMPORIA — Jack Allegre, 92, of Lebo, KS, died July 2, 2018 at the Emporia Presbyterian Manor. He was 92.

He was born Aug. 30, 1925 at Wichita, the only child of Kenneth M. and Lulu Mae Leach Allegre. He was a lifelong resident and booster of Lebo, moving there before his first birthday when his father opened the Allegre Rexall Drugstore.

Heather Dianne Bartlett

Dec. 2. 1969 – June 12, 2018

EMPORIA — Heather Dianne Bartlett died June 12, 2018, at her home in Emporia. She was 48.

She was born Dec. 2, 1969, at Topeka, the daughter of Marvin and Linda Meyer Bartlett. She graduated from Marais des Cygnes Valley High School in 1988. She attended Emporia State University where she received her Bachelor's of Science in nursing.

Milton Fredrick Brown Jr.,

Sept. 10, 1945 – June 30, 2018

QUENEMO — Milton Fredrick Brown Jr., Quenemo, died Saturday, June 30, 2018, at his home in Quenemo. He was 72.

He was born Sept. 10, 1945, at Kansas City, the son of Milton and Aletha Anderson Brown Sr. He lived in Quenemo for the last 22 years and lived in Kansas City before that.

He served in the U.S. Army and worked as an electrician for St. Luke's Hospital.

He married Mary Lou Findlay Jan. 22, 1966, at Bonner Springs. She preceded him in death on June 4, 2011.

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Jennifer Abrahamson Towle

Died - June 22, 2018

TOPEKA - Jennifer Abrahamson Towle, Topeka, died Friday, June 22, 2018. She was 49.

A Celebration of Jennifer's life will be 1 p.m. Saturday, July 14 at Countryside United Methodist Church. Private inurnment will take place at a later date.

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Damien Burchett

April 18, 1973 - June 3, 2018

OVERBROOK - Damien "Craig" Burchett, Overbrook, died Sunday, June 3, 2018. He was 45.

He was born April 18, 1973, at Winchester, the son of Delbert Jack and Carol Ann Sharp Anno. He was a 1991 graduate of Santa Fe Trail High School.

He was employed by Westar Energy at Tecumseh Energy Center and Jeffrey Energy Center.

He was a proud father who enjoyed spending time with family, working hard, being there for anyone who needed him, hanging out with the Woodshop Guys, riding his motorcycle and drinking beer.

Nicholas "Nick" John Buek

Nov. 15, 1951 – June 21, 2018

TOPEKA — Nicholas "Nick" John Buek, Topeka, died Thursday, June 21, 2018, at Topeka. He was 66.

He was born Nov. 15, 1951, at Topeka, the son of Robert and Betty Jo Tarro Buek. He graduated from Burlingame High School in 1969 and attended Washburn University.

He worked a majority of his career in sales for 3M Dental, later working for Edmonds Dental.

Community Calendar

Friday, June 22
• Melvern Sunflower Days 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., Melvern.

Saturday, June 23
• Scranton Lions Independence Day Parade and biscuits and gravy breakfast 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Hulsopple Community Center, 300 E. Boone St., Scranton. Donations accepted. Parade begins at 10 a.m. Events at the city park all day.
• Lyndon City Wide Clean Up Day 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Lyndon.
• Melvern Sunflower Days 9 a.m. to Midnight, Melvern.
• Osage County Fair starts 9 a.m., Lyndon Saddle Club Arena, Lyndon.



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