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P. 4 THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2018 THE OSKALOOSA INDEPENDENT SOCIETY OBITUARIES County 4-H news Crackerjacks 4-H Club The monthly meeting of the Crackerjacks 4-H Club was held Sunday evening at Royal Crest Lanes in Lawrence and was called to order by President Annabelle Vaught. The Pledge of Allegiance and the 4-H pledge were led by An- nabelle Vaught. Fourteen members respond- ed to the roll call request, "Name your favorite snack." The minutes of the previous month's meeting were read by Secretary Josey Mestagh. She also reported that she got the previous meeting's minutes in The Oskaloosa Independent. Substitute treasurer Blake Croxell reported that we had a starting balance of $3,776.69 and an ending balance of $3,609.69. The next Jefferson County 4-H Council meeting is set for March 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the county fairgrounds. Beef leader Eric Vaught reported that the Jefferson County Spring Beef Show would be held April 14, with check-in at 7 a.m. Community leader Mindy Pickett reported that 4-H camp registration is online and that we need to sign up for fair com- mittees. Bake 'N' Take leader Denise Mestagh announced that we would meet March 31 at 9 a.m. at the McLouth United Method- ist Church and that each family needed to bring three dozen cookies. There was no old business. In new business, Blake Crox- ell moved to donate a basket to F.W. Huston Medical Center's spring fundraiser and to give Denise Mestagh $50 to spend on the basket. Aniyah Olson seconded the motion. The mo- tion was passed by Annabelle Vaught. The recreation was bowling, and announcements were read by Annabelle Vaught. Blake Croxell moved to ad- journ the meeting. Josey Me- stagh seconded the motion. The meeting was adjourned by Annabelle Vaught. For more information, contact one of our community leaders. They are Paul Haverkamp (913- 796-2003 or paul.haverkamp@ ericsson.corn) and Mindy Rous- selo (913-909-1001 or mindy- --Josey Mestagh, secretary/ reporter DEADLINE FOR NEWS & :or 94526248 County 4-H news Fairview 4-H Club The February meeting of the Fairview 4-H Club was called to order Feb. 18 at the club build- ing. Acting President Tyler Buttram led the club in saying the Pledge of Allegiance, the 4-H Pledge and the 4-H Motto. Morgan Casto and Megan Seifert led the club in singing "Happy Birthday to You" to those with a February birth- day. The roll call request, "Name something written on a Valen- tine candy," was answered by 14 members and one cloverbud. Secretary Amanda Nelson read the minutes from the Janu- ary meeting. Garrett Casto gave the trea- surer's report. In the way of leaders' re- ports, Sherry Seifert announced that T-shirt orders were due by March 1. Maxine Buttram talked about setting a time to work on building repairs. Amy Kramer suggested that the club have a work day to work on the banner and historian book with a visual arts project meeting for the younger members at the Ozawkie Township Com- munity Center. The date was to be discussed at the club's next meeting. For the program, Amanda Nelson gave a speech about a day at the county fair and Lewis Bolinger talked about parasite control in sheep and goats. In closing, Sherry Seifert passed out ribbons from County Club Day. --Lanie Cutright, reporter Spring Fundraiser Saturday in Winchester The F.W. Huston Medical Center Foundation will be hold- ing a Spring Fling Fundraiser Saturday at Jefferson County North High School in Win- chester. The event is scheduled to run from 5 to 8 p.m. and will include dinner (smoked pork chops for adults and hamburgers for the younger set), a live auction, a silent auction, and the presence of a country store. The silent auction is set to commence at 5 and continue until 7:15. The live auction will begin at 6 and end at 7. Tickets are priced at $25 for adults and $8 for children. Tick- ets can be purchased at the door or in advance at either the medi- cal center's admissions office, 408 Delaware in Winchester, or the F.W. Huston pharmacies in Oskaloosa and Meriden. JCNHS is located at 310 Fifth Street. For additional information, call Abby Page at 844-536-9449, Extension 324. Edmonds Chapel. Old Jefferson To ,o 703 Walnut Street Easter Sunday Morning Oskaloosa United Methodist Church 402 Liberty Street Oskaloosa, KS Mass set at Corpus Christi, Nortonville Students named to honor rolls at ESU Emporia State University has listed more than 750 stu- dents to the university honor rolls for the fall semester. Stu- dents from this area include: --Brianna Blackwell, Mc- Louth, university honor roll and The Teachers College dean's list. --Sarah Allison, Meriden, university honor roll and The Teachers College dean's list. --Heather Polson, university honor roll, and Chelsey Wilson, university honor roll and The Teachers College dean's list, both Nortonville. --Mackenzie Hofstra and Victoria Johnson, university honor roll and The Teachers College dean's list, and Seth Surface, university honor roll and School of Business dean's list, all Ozawkie. --Jacee Kramer and Mal- lory Kramer, both Winchester, university honor roll and The Teachers College dean's list. To qualify for the university honor roll, students earned a minimum 3.80 semester grade point average. To qualify for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences dean's list, students earned a semester grade point average that puts them in the top 10 percent of all students enrolled. 4-city P.D. JIM McDANIEL E. MARIE RILEY Jim McDaniel, Oxford, Ala E. Marie Riley, 83, Win- call summary formerly of McLouth, died Jan. chester, KS, passed away Sun- Services will be held at Cor- The information that fol- 23, 2018. He was 75. day, March 18, 2018 at F.W. pus Christi Catholic Church in lows represents a chronological A memorial service will beHuston Senior Living Center in the Mooney Creek community listing of the calls handled by held at 10 a.m. March 28 in the Winchester. as follows: the Jefferson County Dispatch McLouth Cemetery. Marie was born December 15, Saturday Mass, March 24, 5 Center on behalf of the Oska- 1934 on her grand- p.m.; HolyThursday,March29,loosa, McLouth, Winchester and RALPH OWENS ~ parents' farm 7 p.m.; Easter Sunday, April 1, Nortonville police departments Ralph Eugene Owens, 88, ~ near Winchester, 10 a.m. the daughter of Services at St. Joseph's Cath- from March 8-14. Winchester, formerly of Oska- Charles McNeel Oskaloosa: March 8, animalloosa, died March 16, 2018, at olic Church, Nortonville, are as call, Hamilton St./Walnut St.; the F.W. Huston Senior Living "Bill" and Hazel follows: "Zoe" Curry Ful- Palm Sunday, March 25, 8 ansecured building, 409 Walnut; Center. March 12,traffic stop, 1360Wal- He was born July 13, 1929, ton. She was a a.m; Good Friday, 7 p.m.;Easter nut; non-injury accident, 701 in Bonner Springs, the son of 1952 graduate of Sunday, April 1, 8 a.m. Walnut; March 14, abandoned William and Rosie Wooldrege Winchester High School. County genealogical vehicle, K-92 (mile marker 4); Owens. She served as an Adminis- traffic stop, 500 Jefferson; ani- He was a truck driver for tration Clerk at the Jefferson society to meet mal call, 78th St./Rawlins Rd.; many years through Teamster's County Memorial Hospital in The Jefferson County suicidal, 10927 Arapahoe Ln Union LocalNo. 541in Kansas Winchester, MemorialHospital Genealogical Society will meet Ozawkie; 911 call/hang-up, 209 City, Mo retiring in 1997. in Topeka and the Jefferson Monday, March 26, in the Jefferson. He was a longtime volunteer County Health Department in Oskaloosa before her retire- library at Old Jefferson Town, McLouth: March 8, pick up with the Jefferson County Ser- Oskaloosa, at 2:30 p.m. The papers, 107 E. Lake; pick up vice Organization in Oskaloosa meat. She was an active member of public is invited to attend, papers, 209 E. Gertrude; pick until his health wouldn't per- the Winchester United Method- The library is open each up papers, 105 S. Union; March mit. Saturday afternoon during 9, domestic disturbance, 507 N. He married Claire Eliza- ist Church, where she servedon winter months from i to 5 p.m. Union; traffic stop, K-16/east beth Tackett Jan. 28, 1998, in numerous committees, includ- for research. A member of the city limit; March 10, animal Oskaloosa. She survives at the ing United Methodist Women, society will be there to assist call, 507 N. Union; alarm/intrn- home. Vacation Bible School and Bible Study. She was also a volunteer during library hours, sion, 3700 Ferguson Rd Perry; Other survivors include one for Jefferson County Friends -- Frank Shrimplin, traffic stop, K-16/westcitylimit; son, John R. Owens, Drippin of Hospice, a 4-H leader, and president theft report, 101 E. Lake; traffic Springs, Texas; one daughter, formerly served as aWinchester stop, S. Union StJW. Lake St.; Sandra Rickey, Tonganoxie; March 11, traffic stop, N. Union and six grandchildren. He was City Council member. Marie was a loyal devoted St./W. Memory Ln.; traffic stop, preceded in death by a daughter, fan and supporter of all Jeffer- K- 16/washington Rd.; traffic Vicki Ware. stop, S. Union St./W. Agnes St.; Memorials can be made to son County North activities and animal call, 9041 N. K-92 Hwy.; Jefferson County Friends of was most proud of her family. She married Raymond March 12, assist other agency, Hospice or to Jefferson County 507 N. Union; traffic stop, 101 E. Service Organization and sent E. Riley on June 14, 1952 in Lake; March 13, traffic stop, 310 in care of Barnett Family Fu- Winchester and together they made their home there for 65 E. Lake; recover property, 301 neral Home, P.O. Box 602, Os- years. Raymond survives at the S. Summit; criminal damage/ kaloosa, 66066. vandalism, 100 N. Bulldog Ln.; home. March 14, traffic stop, Westview JOANNE BOSCHERT Marie and Raymond had six children, two preceded her in Dr./W. Lake St.; traffic stop, 100 Joanne Therese Boschert, 32, death, Janet Lynn Riley in 1961 Bulldog Ln.; alarm/intrusion, McLouth, died March 17, 2018, and Paul E. Riley in 1972. 411 N. Union; traffic stop, K16- at her home. /74th St. She was born Survivors include, one son, Winchester: No calls. Oct. 10, 1985, Tom (Lisa) Riley, Emporia, Nortonville: March 9, traffic at Chicago, the three daughters, Bey (Tom) stop, Walnut St./Charger Ln.; daughter of Ger- Schuler, Meriden, Mary Ann March 12, 911 call/hang-up, ald Raymond and (Greg) Noll, Winchester, Debra 819 Main; March 14, animalJudy Louise Che- (David) Schuler, Winchester, call, 405 Locust; animal call, valier-Troglia. 11 grandchildren, Erin (Jeff) 511 Locust; animal call, 204 She gradu- Rodriguez, Derek Riley, Scott Taggart; animal call, 312 Main; ated from Mother Schuler, Kevin (Susan) Schuler, animal call, 149 N. Osage; ani- McAuley Catholic School inJanelle (Chris) Harper, Alisha mal call, 511 Cottage; animal 2004. She attended Drake Uni- (Roger) Elliott, Eric (Danielle) call, 109 Osage; animal call, versity, in Des Moines. Noll, Zach (Kacie) Noll, Kris- 102 N. Osage; animal call, 827 She married Ian Thomas tin (Bobby) Kramer, Kimberly Locust; animal call, 125 County Boschert Feb. 2, 2008, at Okla- (Brian) Lackey, Kelsey (Phillip) Line Rd.; animal call, 220 Lo- homa City, Okla. He survives of Strozier and 20 great-grandchil- cust; animal call, 111 Sycamore; the home. dren. She was also preceded in animal call, 118 N. Osage.Other survivors include death by her parents and one three daughters, Riley Eliza- brother, Jim Fulton. beth, Shayne Emily, and Bailey Services were at 10:00 AM, Quinn, all of the home; three Wednesday, March 21, 2018, at Winchester United Methodist Financial U niversity brothers, Gerald R."J.T.'Troglia Church. Burial followed at Win- Jr Jeffrey T. Troglia, Andrew chester Reformed Presb~rian begins April 4 at OUMC "Peter" Troglia, and a sister, Starting Wednesday, April 4, Jennifer M. Troglia, all of Chi- Cemetery. the Oskaloosa United Method- cago, Ill. In lieu of flowers, memorials ist Church, 402 Liberty, will Funeral services will be at 1 suggested to Winchester United provide the setting for the pre- p.m. Thursday at McLouth First Methodist Church or to F.W. sentation of the lessons that Baptist Church. Visitation will Huston Senior Living Center in comprise financial expert Dave be one hour prior to services at care of Barnett Family Funeral Home, P.O. Box 602, Oskaloosa, corrections ~ Ramsey's Financial PeaceUni- thechurch. versity. Cremation will follow. Burial ~S, 66066. Clarifications Designed to help people get a at the McLouth Cemetery will Paid obituary better handle on their finances, be at a later date. The story in last week's this nine-week class will be Memorial contributions can[ ] meeting on Wednesday eve- bemadetotheJeffersonCounty ~'~ Dr. AlexJ. Hemme, D.C. issue of the paper that ap- nings at 7. Friends of Hospice and sent in / ! -- Perry Lake 1 peared under the headline For additional information, care of Barnett Family Funeral CHIROPRACTIC "Oskaloosa's leaders hire animal control officer, pool call Ryan Diefenbach at 816-Home, P.O. Box 602, Oskaloosa, F3,~-~z'q" WELLNESS CENTER manager may have led 889-8298. 66066 603 Cedar St, Perry, KS66073 Ph:(785)597-2,100 ' I u, Fax: (785)597-2272 some readers to believe that L Accepting NEW PATIENTS now!!! the City ofOskaloosa is cur- I~~ [ 18th Annual rently in the process of hir- Travising part-timecourterPOliCeasafull timeOfficer [l~ Everybody I Chicken & Noodle Dinner I Sat March 24, 2018 4:30 to 7 p.m. I officer. That is not the case. wins/ Meriden Community Church I Fellowship Hall Lots of Room! Meriden, KS I Chicken&Nood,es, H~&enBeUa~s, Combread Home- To-Go-Meals: l i Bread'V"gies:Rem hes'Desserts'Drinks Quarts$&50 Pints$4.25 J j Sat, March 31 mm [] mm m ' ) Oskaloo, i ' City HallI Donations go to Methodist Church Youth. I 41-1tcm o ND i ,# ~ Eye Clinic ~ COMPLETE FAMILY OPTOMETRY !~ . Testeraays gooa,~ old-fashioned service with today's technology. ~. Large selection of i spectacle frames and contact lenses. Serving Jefferson County for more ~. than 18 years. Many eye diseases cause no signs or symptoms. Have your eyes examined regularly because