J.E. Hartman

In Loving MemoryJohn “J.E.” Hartman, 83, of Louisburg, KS passed away July 24, 2015 at his home in Louisburg.  Funeral services will be 10:00 am Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at the Mullinax Funeral Home-Drexel Chapel in Drexel, MO.  (660-679-0009).  Visitation will be Monday evening July 27th from 6 to 8 pm also at the Drexel Chapel.  Burial will be in Sharon Cemetery, Drexel, MO.  Contributions in memory of J.E. may be made to Drexel First Baptist Church or Drexel Meals.  Messages of condolence for the family may be left at http://www.mullinaxfuneralhome.com.

J.E. was born December 21, 1931 in rural Louisburg, KS to Charles and Mary Ethel (Carter) Hartman.  He retired from Bendix Corp. after 30 years of employment.  J.E. loved to farm and raise cattle.  He was preceded in death by his parents.  J.E. is survived by his wife Ellen Wallace Hartman of Louisburg, KS, daughter Vicki Jacobs (Joe) of Drexel, MO., son John R. Hartman (Alva) of Drexel, step-children; Sandy Willhoite, Kimberly Hocker, and Joe Wallace, four sisters, Jane Ellen Lane, Mary Jo Poindexter, Anna Marie Fink, Margaret Jean Brewster, and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family, and friends.






Michael K. Musick

Musick Folder PicMichael K. Musick, 52, of Paola, KS passed away June 23, 2015 at his home in Paola.  Funeral services will be 10:30 am Friday, June 26, 2015 at the Mullinax Funeral Home – Drexel Chapel in Drexel, MO. (660-679-0009).  Visitation will be prior to services from 9:30 – 10:30 am at the chapel.  Burial will follow in Sharon Cemetery near Drexel.  Contributions in memory of Mike are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association – Heart of America Chapter.  Messages of condolence for the family may be left at www.mullinaxfuneralhome.com.

Mike was born September 7, 1962 in Paola, KS to Keith and Juanita (Sides) Musick.  He graduated from Louisburg High School in 1981 and attend DeVry University.  Mike worked for many years as a finish carpenter.  He was a simple guy.  Mike found the most enjoyment in fishing, especially in Minnesota, and spending time with friends.  He will forever be remembered as a laid back guy with a big heart, willing to help anyone and a friend to all.  Mike was preceded in death by his parents.  He is survived by his sisters, Vicki Davey of Drexel, MO and Cheryl Musick of Olathe, KS, nieces, Christina and Elizabeth Davey, nephew Tristan Musick, daughter Jennifer Dolan, girlfriend Sherri West, and by his beloved dog and companion Lacy.

Marilyn Ison

In Loving MemoryMarilyn M. Ison, 78 of Independence, Missouri passed away June 22, 2015 at St. Luke’s East Hospital in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Friday, June 26, 2015 at the Mullinax Funeral Home – Drexel Chapel in Drexel, Missouri (660-679-0009). Visitation will be prior to services from 1-2 PM at the Chapel. Burial will follow in Sharon Cemetery near Drexel. Contributions in memory of Marilyn are suggested the Disabled American Veterans, and messages of condolence for the family may be left at www.mullinaxfuneralhome.com.

A complete obituary will be published as the information becomes available.

Robert Hromadnik


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Robert (Bob) Hromadnik, 85, of Osawatomie, KS passed away June 16, 2015 at  Louisburg Healthcare and Rehabilitation in Louisburg, KS. A private graveside service will be held with military honors in Wilson, KS. Services are under the direction of the Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler (660-679-0009) Messages of condolence may be left at http://www.mullinaxfuneralhome.com

A loving brother, Uncle, and friend was summoned home by his mother to be by her eternal side. He joined her on 16 June, 2015, from Louisburg, KS. He was born on 23 July, 1929, in Wilson, KS. With his passing it’s also sad to say he is the last of the Hromadnik family line. While at a young age his family moved to Osawatomie, KS. At the young age of 17 he joined the U.S. Army. Bob is a Vietnam Veteran and proudly served his country for 20 years, as a Combat Engineer 12B40. He was honorably discharged 31 July, 1967, from Company C, 4th Engineer Battalion, San Francisco, CA. Bob was a lifetime legionnaire of the American Legion, Wilson, KS Post 0262. After retiring from the Army, he worked 22 years as a Watchman at the San Francisco shipyards. In 2000, he moved back to Osawatomie, KS and lived with his sister. In the 15 years he was with her he lived, loved, and laughed his life to the fullest as a good ol’ country boy. Bob was preceded in death by his very special buddy, “Tiny”. Who was waiting for him at the rainbow bridge. His mother, Mary L.Tarr, who also greeted him with open arms, father, Louis F. Hromadnik, his siblings, Neal F. Vondracek, Louis F. Hromadnik, James J. Hromadnik, Georgia H. Jacobson and Dewey C. Tarr. He is survived by his beloved sister, Mary F. Walker (McMullen) of Paola, KS. Several nephews, James J. Roswurm, Franklin J. McMullen, Anthony E. McMullen, Martin E. McMullen, Cody (Robert) McMullen, nieces Mada L. McMullen and Mida S. McMullen and many other loving family and friends. Bob and the entire family are eternally grateful to all those who cared for him so well. Special thanks go to the team at Cass County Regional Medical Center, Louisburg Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center and especially Heartland Hospice. You were all his angels who helped him on his journey home. Thank you! In lieu of flowers or plants the family asks that you raise the American Flag in his honor and have a cup of cheer on his birthday,23 Jul. His parting words to his fellow veterans, family and friends, “If you happen to come across a Bushel basket full of 100 dollar bills, it’s mine”.








Orlan F. Schultz

0_SCHULTZOrlan Francis Schultz, age 92 of Frisco, Texas passed away on March 8, 2015 in Plano, Texas. A graveside service, with military honors, will be held 11:00 am Saturday June 20, 2015 in Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler, MO. Services under the direction of Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler (660)679-0009. Contributions are suggested to the American Legion Post #46, Butler, MO. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at www.mullinaxfuneralhome.com.

Orlan was born on September 28, 1922 in Tipton, Missouri to Ollie and Bessie (Carey) Schultz. He married Genevieve (Genny) Pauline Smith on February 14, 1946 in Tipton, Missouri. Genevieve sadly preceded him in death in 2010 after 64 years of marriage.

Orlan is survived by his son, Francis (Frank) K. Schultz and daughter-in-law, Janelle (Clark) Schultz of Frisco, Texas; grandson, Neal R. Schultz and wife, Johanne of Frisco, Texas; great-grandson, Austin R. Schultz of Frisco, Texas; nieces Ruth Ann Thiel of Prairie Village, Kansas, Mary Lee Hall Wilson and husband, Larry of Jacksonville, Florida and close family friend, Anthony Bennett of Plano, Texas. He also leaves behind other nieces, nephews, family members and dear friends.

Orlan served his country in the United States Marine Corps during WWII and was the recipient of the Purple Heart awarded for wounds received as a result of enemy action at Iwo Jima, Volcano Islands. Upon returning from his military deployment, Orlan went into commercial construction development where he supervised commercial and business construction of numerous hotels, banks, fast food restaurants, shopping malls in Missouri, Florida, Kansas and Alabama.

Orlan prided himself on his knack for making anything in his yard grow and his “green thumb” was apparent from the beautiful landscapes he produced from each homesite where his family lived. He and his wife had been long term members of Disciples of Christ Christian Church and served as Deacon and on the Building Board.






Linda L. Beasley

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Linda L. Beasley, 64 of Adrian, MO. passed away June 3, 2015 after a year of battling cancer.  A visitation will be held Saturday June 13th from 1:00 to 2:30 pm at Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler, MO.  A memorial service will follow at 2:30 pm also at the funeral home.  Contributions are suggested to a charity of your choice.  Services under the direction of Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler (660-679-0009).  Messages of condolence may be left for the family at www.mullinaxfuneralhome.com

Linda was born December 30, 1950 in Kansas City, MO., the daughter of Ralph and Mary Gorman.  Linda was united in marriage to Mike Beasley on September 27, 1970 in Galt, MO.  They enjoyed over 44 years of marriage together.  Linda’s career spanned a number of positions in the Harrisonville and Adrian, MO areas.  However, her most important role was being a loving mother to her two sons.  She was an active mother in Boy Scout Troop 256 in Freeman, MO.  Linda was an accomplished quilter who loved sewing, crafting, and spending time with family.  She was preceded in death by her father, Ralph Gorman.  Survivors include; her husband Mike Beasley of Adrian, MO.  children Jason (Leah) Beasley, Jared (Laurey) Beasley, mother Mary Gorman, sister Martha (Curtis) Provance, and grandchildren Hannah, Eli, and Nora.







Kenneth L. Routen

In Loving MemoryKenneth L. Routen, 73, of Butler, MO passed away May 24, 2015 at Research Medical Center, Kansas City, MO.  A visitation will be held Friday May 29, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm at the Mullinax Funeral Home – Drexel Chapel (660-679-0009).  A graveside service will follow at 2:00 pm at Virginia Cemetery near Virginia, MO.  Contributions are suggested in lieu of flowers to Relay For Life.  Messages of condolence may be left for the family at http://www.mullinaxfuneralhome.com

Ken Routen was born April 20, 1942 in Leavenworth, KS to Kenneth E. and Annabelle Routen.  He was united in marriage to Betty L. Webb. Ken retired from the Teamsters after working for 30 years.  He is survived by his Betty Routen of Butler, MO, his son Forrest Routen and wife Shelly of Butler, son Kenny Routen and wife Shelley of Florida, son Rocky Routen and wife Vanessa of Branson, MO., daughter Kenna Payne and husband Tom of Leavenworth, KS, step-daughter Lori Widdice of Easton, KS, brothers Gene Routen of Clinton, MO and Tim Routen and wife Judy of Las Vegas, NV, and sister Linda Routen of Moore, OK.  Ken is also survived by his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews along with extend family members and close friends.  Ken will be deeply missed but never forgotten.