Harold Poertner

Sept. 3, 1944 – Dec. 29, 2017

TOPEKA — Harold “Ed” Poertner, Osage City, died Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, near Topeka. He was 73.

He was born Sept. 3, 1944, at Wamego, the son of Maxwell and Marie Baggs Carley. He was adopted and raised by Fred and Mabel Burkdoll Poertner.

He grew up around the Vassar and Lyndon communities. He lived in Emporia from 1967 to 2011 and has lived southeast of Osage City since then.

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Gladys Leone Ziegler

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Ruth (Shrader) Row

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James 'Mac' McNatt

James “Mac” McNatt - Nov. 21, 1930-Dec. 24, 2017

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Twila Lou Fowler

June 18, 1932 – Dec. 18, 2017

INDEPENDENCE, MO. — Twila Lou Fowler, Emporia, died Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, at Rosewood Health Center, Independence, Mo. She was 85.

She was born June 18, 1932, in rural Osage City, the daughter of John and Gladys Bloomquist Wills.

She married Raymond Fowler April 8, 1956, at Osage City. He died Sept. 26, 2009, at Topeka.

Nancy Carolyn Wood

Died — Dec. 19, 2017

CARBONDALE — Nancy Carolyn Wood, Carbondale, died Dec. 19, 2017. She was 80.

Funeral services will be 11: a.m. Dec. 22 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner. Burial will follow at Edgerton Cemetery. Visitation is 10 a.m. Dec. 22 at the funeral home.

Anna Marie Patterson Dawson

Sept. 29, 1925 – Dec. 14, 2017

OVERBROOK — Anna Marie “Ann” Patterson Dawson, Carbondale, died Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, at a Overbrook nursing home. She was 92.

She was born Sept. 29, 1925, the daughter of John Jay and Celia Marie Sappenfield Patterson. She graduated from Carbondale High School in 1943.

She married John “Jack” Dawson, Sept. 10, 1944, at Carbondale. He preceded her in death.

They lived in Carbondale until 1965. Then the family moved to Phoenix, Ariz. Ann and Jack retired to Washington in 1989.

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