Obituary of Hallie Cannon

Hallie B. Cannon, age 89, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2022, at the Medicalodge in Ft. Scott. She was born December 30, 1932, in Iola, Kansas, the daughter of Charles E. Haberbosch and Ruby H. Wedell Haberbosch.

Hallie graduated from the Marmaton Valley High School in Moran, Kansas. She later moved to Ft. Scott where she worked as a trainer for the Western Insurance Company and later for Lincoln National Insurance Company.

Hallie was a faithful member of the Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church and the St. Anne’s Altar Society. She had also served as church secretary for several years.

In earlier years, Hallie enjoyed participating in theater. She had performed in several productions with both the Iola Community Theater and the Ft. Scott Community College Theater.

She also liked to travel.

Hallie is survived by her son, Tom Cannon (Kristi) of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma and her grandson, Becket Cannon. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Lyle and Carol Haberbosch and another who died in infancy as well as a sister, Audrey Ellmer.

Father Yancey Burgess will conduct Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 A.M. Thursday, March 24th at the Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church.

The rosary will be recited at 10:00 A.M. prior to the funeral Mass at the church. Following services, there will be cremation and a private burial will take place at the St. Mary’s Cemetery in Ft. Scott, Kansas. Memorials are suggested to Paws & Claws Animal Shelter and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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  1. So sorry to hear this, condolences to Tom and family. I also come from Moran and Hallie and I rode to work together for a time when we both worked at Western Insurance. She was a great person and glad I had her as a friend.

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