Obituaries

James Thomas “Tom” Solt, 69, Villisca, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2023, at Montgomery County Memorial Hospital in Red Oak.Tom was born June 11, 1954, in Carroll, the son of Wilford Mervil and Violet Jean (Neighbors) Solt. He graduated from Villisca High School in 1972 and lived most of his life...
Mansor Kia, 88, Atlantic, formerly of Stanton, passed away Thursday, Oct. 19, 2023, at the Heritage House in Atlantic.Mansor Kia, the son of Ebrahim and Fatemeh (Jahandar) Kia was born on March 24, 1935, in Kermanshah, Iran. Mansor came to this country in 1956 and became a proud American citizen in...
Kevin Dean Alm, 64, Nyman, passed away Friday, Sept. 15, 2023, in Red Oak.Kevin was born May 17, 1959, in Red Oak, the son of Gustaf and Ruth Marie (Johnson) Alm. He graduated from Essex High School in 1977 and had lived all of his life on the family farm near Nyman. Kevin was a member of Fremont...
Tom R. “TJ” Johnson, 74, Essex, passed away Sunday, Oct. 1, 2023, at Arlington Place in Red Oak.Thomas Russell Johnson was born March 14, 1949, and welcomed to the family of Russell and Marjorie (Almquist) Johnson.Tom was preceded in death by his parents, and an infant daughter.He is survived by...
Ruby L. Veon, 94, Red Oak, passed away Sunday, Oct. 1, 2023, at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital, Red Oak.Ruby Lee Veon, the daughter of Roy and Cleo (Huddleston) Brazeal was born April 25, 1929, at West Plains, Mo. Ruby was raised in West Plains, Mo. She graduated from Thomasville High...
John Leroy Yakle, 84, died comfortably Sept. 21, 2023, at Good Shepherd Hospice in Sebring, Fla., after a brief illness.John was born in Baldwin City, Kan., July 1, 1939, to Ruth and Clyde Yakle. He spent his boyhood on the farm and country school through junior high. He attended high school in...
Mark Alan Davidson, 64, White City, Ore., passed away Sept. 25, 2023.Mark was born June 9, 1959, in Red Oak ,to Carleton and Norma Jean Davidson. Mark graduated from Red Oak Community High School with the class of 1977. Mark later obtained his bachelors degree in Forestry from Oregon State...
Matthew Paul Newsome, 52, Emerson, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023, at his home.Matthew was born Nov. 28, 1970, in Omaha, Neb., the son of Carl and Suzanne (Thomsen) Newsome. He attended school in Omaha, later attended UTI, and served in the U.S. Army for a short time. Over the years, he worked...
Rick Thomas Askey, 58, Red Oak, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023, at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital.Rick was born Aug. 27, 1965, in Red Oak, the son of Thomas and Mary (Ross) Askey. He was raised in Red Oak, graduating from Red Oak Community High School in1984. He started with the...
Dorothy Marie Johnson, 101, Stanton, formerly Emerson, passed away Sunday, Sept. 24, 2023, at Accura Healthcare of Stanton.  Dorothy was born Nov. 25, 1921, in Stanton, the daughter of Clarence Victor and Doris Marie (Herron) Magneson.  She grew up in the Wallin area, attending country school and...

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