Obituary of Cherokee Springston

Cherokee Rose Springston, age 34, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2023, at the Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, Kansas.

She was born April 17, 1989, in Pittsburg, the daughter of Jimmie Kimler and Donna Rose Chaplin. Before her cancer diagnosis, Cherokee worked at the Medicalodge in Ft. Scott and later as the manager of a McDonald’s in Oklahoma.

She married Rick Springston on July 27, 2022, in Ft. Scott.

Cherokee loved the outdoors and taking rides on the motorcycle. She also liked to draw and do crafts.

She was baptized in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Survivors include her husband, Rick of the home and her children, Alize Kimler, Zaida, Hilario, Xander and Jovany Gomez. Also surviving are her mother, Donna Chaplin, a brother, Jody Chaplin and a sister, Dawnelle Orenstein. Cherokee was preceded in death by her father, Jimmie Kimler.

Services are pending at this time.

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