Obituary: Candise Faye Larson

Submitted by Cheney Witt Funeral Home

Candise Faye “Candy” Larson, age 67, died Thursday, May 25, 2017, at the Arrowood Lane Assisted Living in Humboldt, Kan.

She was born January 21, 1950, in Iola, Kan., the daughter of George and Mary Martin Likely. She graduated from Enterprise Academy in 1968. She then attended college in Hinsdale, Ill., obtaining her nursing degree. While in college, she met her future husband, Ed. They were married on February 28, 1969. They moved back to the Bronson, Kan., in the early ‘80s. They later divorced. Candise was a gardener who possessed a true green thumb. She loved her horses and dogs. She enjoyed simple country living.

Survivors include five sisters, Georgia Ramsey and husband Frank, Bronson, Kans., Susan O’Nele and husband Kevin, Aurora, Colo., Margaret Peters and husband Bob, Meeker, Okla., Annette Jarvis, Walton, KS, and Mary Alice Abbott, Bronson, Kan.; one brother, Joe Likely and wife Brenda, McPherson, Kan.; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Graveside services will be held at 11:30 Tuesday, May 30, in the Bronson Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Muscular Dystrophy Association and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, Fort Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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