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Ruth Watkinson Tosone

May 19, 1929 – Jan. 30, 2018

OVERLAND PARK — Ruth Watkinson Tosone, Overland Park, died Jan. 30, 2018. She was 88.

She was born May 19, 1929, at Burlingame, the daughter of Henry and Hazel Dunn. She was raised in Burlingame.

She married Sam Watkinson. He preceded her in death in 1971. She then married Hugh Tosone. He preceded her in death.

She loved gardening and travel. Her and her husband, Hugh, were very active in the Berlin Airlift Historical Foundation.

She is preceded in death by her parents and both husbands.

Roger LeRoy Gustafson

Jan. 24, 1932 – Jan. 22, 2018

TOPEKA — Roger LeRoy Gustafson, Topeka, received his permanent set of wings on Jan. 22, 2018. He was 85.

He was born Jan. 24, 1932, the son of Fred and Mary Gustafson. He grew up in Topeka, graduating from Highland Park High School. He attended Kansas State University where he earned his bachelor of science degree in animal science in 1954.

Shirley Jean Best

March 6, 1935 – Feb. 4, 2018

SCRANTON — Shirley Jean Best, Scranton, died Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, at her home. She was 82.

She was born March 6, 1935, in Jefferson County, the daughter of Loyd Ray and Irene Iva Barnard Angel.

She lived in Oskaloosa before moving to Scranton in 1989. She was a member of Cross Road Community Church.

She married Bennie D. Best Sr. Feb. 26, 1953, at Topeka. He preceded her in death on Oct. 6, 1997.

Harold W. Meneley

Aug. 5, 1923 – Feb. 2, 2018

OTTAWA — Harold W. Meneley, Quenemo, died Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at Ottawa Retirement Village, Ottawa. He was 94.

He was born Aug. 5, 1923, Maxon, the son of J.C. and Eva Kimes Meneley. He lived most of his life in and around the Melvern and Quenemo communities. He graduated from Melvern High School.

He worked for Goodyear Tire and Rubber, Topeka, until his retirement in 1983. He farmed the family farm near Melvern where he spent countless hours and loved so much. He was a member of the Quenemo Baptist Church.

Cecilia Crummey

Died – Feb. 1, 2018

LYNDON — Cecilia Crummey, Lyndon, lost her four-year battle with breast cancer Feb. 1, 2018. She was 76.

A funeral mass will be 10:30 a.m. Feb. 10 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Osage City. A rosary will be prayed at 10 a.m. prior to the mass.

Healthy hearts love lean beef

Cheryl Mussatto | MS, RD, LD

Healthy hearts love lean beef

Cheryl Mussatto | MS, RD, LD

Healthy hearts love lean beef

Cheryl Mussatto | MS, RD, LD

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