Burn permits suspended

No burning today March 14

Bryce Romine, Osage County Emergency Management Director announced that all burn permits are suspended for today, March 14, 2018. This is a no burn day. No outside burning allowed.

The Rangeland Fire Danger Index will be in the extreme fire danger category.

Extreme fire danger means, that fires start quickly, spread furiously and burn intensely. All fires are potentially serious. All outdoor burning should be avoided.

Red flag warning.

James Dean Chapman

Nov. 20, 1953 – March 10, 2018

LYNDON — James “Jimbo” Dean Chapman, Lyndon, died Saturday, March 10, 2018, at his home. He was 64.

He was born Nov. 20, 1953, at Emporia, the son of William Clifford Chapman and Ida Mae Neblong.

David Alexander Gordeuk

Jan. 12, 1949 – March 3, 2018

HOBE SOUND, Fla. — David Alexander Gordeuk died March 3, 2018, at his home in Hobe Sound, Florida. He was 69.

He was born Jan. 12, 1949, at Bellefonte, Penn., the son of Stephen and Jenny Zernov Gordeuk.

He received his bachelor of science and master of education degrees at Penn State University and his Ph.D. in Theology from Trinity Theological Seminary.

Alberta Ann Moore

Sept. 3, 1934 – March 11, 2018

OSAGE CITY — Alberta Ann Moore, Overbrook, died Sunday, March 11, 2018, at Peterson Health Care, Osage City. She was 83.

She was born Sept. 3, 1934 in rural Overbrook, the daughter of Albert H. Grove and Edna Lucille Shively Grove. She was a lifelong Overbrook resident graduating from Overbrook High School with the class of 1953.

She married James Henry Moore June 7, 1953, Richland. They shared 58 years of marriage until James death in 2012.

Geraldine Phillips

April 9, 1921 – March 10, 2018

CARBONDALE — Geraldine Phillips, 96, died Sunday, March 10, 2018, at her home in Carbondale. She was 96.

She was born April 9, 1921, at Hoyt, the daughter of Ray and Laura Tucker Shively. She lived most of her life around Scranton and Carbondale. She graduated from Carbondale High School in 1939.

Samuel Andrew Hutchinson

Nov. 17, 1930 – March 8, 2018

TOPEKA — Samuel Andrew Hutchinson, Topeka, died Thursday, March 8, 2018, at McCrite Plaza. He was 87.

He was born Nov. 17, 1930, at Strawn, the son of Samuel A. and Marian Hazel Baxter Hutchinson. He grew up at Strawn, attended rural school, and graduated from Strawn High School in 1948. He then studied industrial engineering, earning his bachelor’s degree from KSTC in Emporia.

Chance Ellis

Sept. 16, 1981 – March 7, 2018

TOPEKA — Chance Ellis died Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Topeka. He was 36.

He was born Sept. 16, 1981, at Emporia, the son of Robert and Bonnie Abernathy Ellis. He earned his Eagle Scout and worked as a construction contractor.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Bonnie.

James Russell Moreland

Aug. 24, 1969 – March 7, 2018

OSAGE CITY — James Russell “Russ” Moreland died Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at his home. He was 48.

He was born Aug. 24, 1969, at Bellflower, Calif., the son of James Thomas and Barbara Ann Pannell Moreland. He had live in Chino, Calif., until moving to Osage City in 1992. He worked in auto body repair and paint.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Carl and Myrtle Moreland and Lee and Jean Pannell; his father, James Thomas Moreland; and a cousin, Dane Pannell.

Alexander O’Brien

June 5, 1996 – March 5, 2018

KANSAS CITY — Alexander O’Brien, Lawrence, died Monday, March 5, 2018, at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City. He was 21.

A celebration will be 10 a.m. Saturday, March 10 at Grace Community Church, 310 E. Eighth St., Overbrook.

Memorial contributions may be made in his honor to KSDS Assistance Dogs of Washington, KS or the FUSE Foundation of Dodge City, and sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

Condolence may be expressed at warrenmcelwain.com.

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