WILMA A. MONTY

WILMA A. MONTY
Wilma A. Monty, 87 years of age, of Concordia, passed away Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Mount Joseph Senior Village in Concordia.
She was born on September 23, 1925, in Dedrick, Mo., to Ulysses and Nellie (Kennedy) Starr. Wilma married Leonard Adlore Monty on June 10, 1944, at Aurora at the home of the priest. He preceded her in death on Aug. 8, 1989. They lived on a farm at St. Joseph before moving to Concordia, where Leonard worked for Southwestern Bell. Wilma worked for Fairmont-Foods and St. Mary’s Convent. She later worked several years as a food server at USD #333. She loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren and spent all the time she could with them.
For 20 years, Wilma was a leader of two Campfire Groups and served as a member of the Campfire Board. During the summers she worked for the Recreation Program, City of Concordia in Arts and Crafts. She loved crafts and took great pride in growing flowers and keeping the yard in excellent condition. She loved nature and would sit by the hour watching the birds and squirrels in the neighborhood. She had several dogs, which were her constant companions at night. She was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, VFW Auxiliary, Ladies of the Moose, Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary, AARP, and the American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed going to Widowed Friends and visiting with her neighbors.
Wilma is survived by a daughter, Loleta Deaver and husband Leon of Concordia; three grandchildren, Marcus Le Deaver, Matthew Shea Deaver, Latisha Ann Day; two great grandchildren, Keith and Ava Day; two brothers, William Starr and wife Mildred of McPherson, Larry Starr and wife Annette of Concordia; two sisters, Helen Norris and husband Jim of Norway, Jane George and husband Howard of Springdale, Ark.; a sister-in-law, Eunice Kennedy of Overland Park; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Leonard; infant son, Raymond; and brother, Kenneth.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Concordia with the Rev. Msgr. Barry Brinkman officiating. Interment will be in the Mount Calvary Cemetery in Clyde. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Tuesday, April 30, 2013, with a Vigil Service at 6:30 p.m. in the Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home in Concordia. Memorials are suggested to the family’s choice in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be left online at www.chaputbuoy.com. Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home in Concordia is in charge of arrangements.

OBITUARIES

ELIZABETH “BECKY” A. LAMB

 ELIZABETH “BECKY” A. LAMB  Elizabeth “Becky” A. Lamb, age 54, Concordia, died Tues., March 24, 2015 at Sunset Nursing Home, Concordia, Kan.  She was born on April 8, 1960 in Concordia to Oliver (William) & Margaret S. (Geisler) Mossburgh.... [More]

THEODORE "TED" CARL SAMUELSON

thumb

THEODORE "TED" CARL SAMUELSON Theodore "Ted" Carl Samuelson, 81, Manhattan, Kan., died March 21, 2015, while working on his farm in Frankfort, Kan. He was born on Nov. 20,1933, in Frankfort, Kan. He was the son of Carl Theodor Gottfrid and Ruth Evelyn Carlson Samuelson. He was... [More]

CLAIR S. ANDERSON

thumb

 CLAIR S. ANDERSON  Clair S. Anderson, age 94, died Sunday, March 22, 2015, at Salina Regional Health Center, Salina, Kan. He was born in rural Cloud County, Kan., on Nov. 7, 1920, to Harry S. and Gladys E. (Manning) Anderson.  Clair graduated from Clyde High School... [More]

More Obituaries

NEWS

Courthouse 3-27-15

District Court Small Claims Settled: M&D Properties received a judgment of $950 plus 12 percent per annum interest from Josephine E. Cox, Topeka. Tower Estates received a judgment of $3,702.50 from Shelbi Havel, Concordia. Mike's TV & Appliance received a judgment of... [More]

For the record 3-26-15

Sheriff's Dept. Report Arrests—Deputies arrested Brandin Tate, Miltonvale, March 19, on a Saline County Warrant for Probation Violation. Tate was booked into Cloud County Corrections. Deputies arrested Rebecca Wheeler, Concordia, March 19, on a Bond Revocation. Wheeler... [More]

School board candidates agree funding main issue

 Mark Nordell and Pat Prindaville agree that funding, or the lack thereof, will be a significant challenge for Unified School District 333 in the upcoming years.  Nordell and Prindaville, candidates for position two on the USD 333 board of education in the April 7 election,... [More]

More News

SPORTS

Three Panthers earn all-state honors

 Three members of the Concordia High School girls' basketball team that placed fourth in the Class 4A-Division II state tournament have received all-state recognition.  Tristen Leiszler and Jordan Eshbaugh were named Class 4A-Division II first-team all-state by Sports... [More]

Holmes named player of the year

 Concordia High School junior Cooper Holmes has been named the Class 4A-Division II Player of the Year by Sports in Kansas.  Holmes, 6-4, led the state, all classes, in scoring by averaging 30.2 points per game. He also averaged 9.5 rebounds and 2.1 steals per contest.... [More]

More Sports

Buy Photos