Obituary of Carolyn J. Stancer

Carolyn Jean Stancer, age 67, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at the Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

She was born May 15, 1953, in Lawrence, Kansas, the daughter of Howard Wayne Cash and Wilma Leona Hillman Cash.

Carolyn married Kevin E. Stancer on August 24, 1974, at Ft. Scott.

In earlier years, Carolyn had worked for both Great West and Lincoln National Insurance Companies.  Carolyn has worked the last several years at Wal-Mart in Ft. Scott.


Survivors include her husband, Kevin, and her son, Terry Tarter, both of Ft. Scott; two brothers, Tommy Cash of Boston, Massachusetts and Everett Cash of Wichita, Kansas and a sister, Evelyn Page, of Windsor, Missouri.  Also surviving are several nieces and nephews including Nick and Alex Nuzum whom she helped raise and her beloved dog, Spike.


There was cremation and no services are planned at this time.  A celebration of Carolyn’s life will be held at a later date.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott, Kansas.

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