Obituary of John Page

John William Page, age 71, resident of Fort Scott, KS, died Friday, April 7, 2023, at his home.  He was born April 27, 1951, in Fort Scott, the son of Chris and Clara Chaplin Page.  Following high school, John served in the U. S. Navy.  He married Erlinda Llanita on April 16, 1973, in the Philippines.  John worked most of his life as a diesel mechanic in the farming industry.  He enjoyed riding and breaking horses, fishing, mechanical and bulldozing work, and anything outdoors.  He loved spending time with his family, especially the grandchildren.  He was a great husband, father, and grandfather.


Survivors include his wife Erlinda of the home; 2 daughters, Christan Page (Gage Brooks), Fort Scott, and Joy Kuns (Robert) Bronson, KS; 6 grandchildren, Ashton Anderson, Jazlynne Anderson, Haddlen Brooks, Madalynn Brooks, Avery Kuns, and Adeline Kuns; and 3 brothers, Carl Joe Page (Vicky), Jerry Lee Page (Leanna), and Gary Ray Page.

He was preceded in death by his father.


Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, April 12th, at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Burial will follow in the Hepler Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until service time Wednesday at the funeral home

.  Memorials are suggested to the John Page memorial fund and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main St., Fort Scott, KS 66701.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at



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