Obits

Vernona L. “Vernie” Lewis, 76, Mayetta, died Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, at her daughter’s home in Belvue after battling cancer. She was born Nov. 12, 1941, in Mayetta, the daughter of Henry and Leona Mzhickteno Knoxsah. She attended Haskell Institute in Lawrence. Mrs. Lewis was a homemaker,...
Tyler Thomas Kraft, 34, of Burlington, passed away Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. Tyler was born April 30, 1983, in Burlington, the oldest of two sons of Thomas Arnold and Mary Sue (Russell) Kraft. He grew up in Gridley and graduated from Gridley High School in 2001. He was active in sports during his...
Rodney McCulley 1950-2017
Rodney A. McCulley, 67, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, at his home in Aledo, Texas. He was born Sept. 24, 1950, in Sabetha, the son of Robert D. and Dona M. (Wittenbach) McCulley. He graduated in 1968 from Emporia High School in Emporia. Rodney was a veteran of the U.S. Army and...
Catherine Duncan 1942-2017
Catherine Alice Duncan, 75, Netawaka, died Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, at The University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City after an accidental fire at her home. She was born Nov. 1, 1942, in Fair Play, Mo., the daughter of Guy and Katherine Pearl Jones Schmitt. She had lived in Netawaka since 1978...
Dan Zeller 1963-2017
Daniel Charles “Dan” Zeller, 54, Holton, died Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, at Stormont-Vail Regional Medical Center in Topeka. He was born Jan. 12, 1963, in Holton, the son of Fred and Lois Lutz Zeller. He graduated from Holton High School in 1981 and from Kansas State University in 1985. He lived in the...
Ellsworth Joy Hewitt, 75, departed this life at his home in Circleville on Dec. 6, 2017, surrounded by loved ones. He was born Feb. 8, 1942, in Sabetha, to Donald and Eleanor (Meyer) Hewitt.  Ellsworth grew up in the Oneida area in Nemaha County on his parents’ farm. He attended school in Oneida...
Lola Ireane Parkerson, 96, of Topeka, formerly of Horton, died Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. She was born July 19, 1921, in Hiawatha, the daughter of Ernest and Lillie Thompson Lassley. She graduated from Powhattan High School and from Highland Community College. Mrs....
Frances E. “Jean” Boyce, 84, Valley Falls, died Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, at her home. She was born Jan. 14, 1933, at Atchison, the daughter of Elmer Cleo and Elsie Marie Wheeler Pennington. She had attended Atchison High School and received her diploma later. Mrs. Boyce was a driver’s license examiner...
Mildred June Powell, 89, of Petersburg, Pa., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. She was born May 30, 1928 to the late Roy E. and Ruth Vandervort Troxel and was also preceded in death by her husband, Dale C. Powell, and a brother, Jack Troxel. Mrs. Powell is survived by her daughters, Ruth Dale...
Edward N. Barton, 83, Holton, died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, at Medicalodges Jackson County in Holton. He was born April 15, 1934, on a farm near Holton, the son of Bill and Helen Edwards Barton. Mr. Barton was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He had worked for Riley Electric and Walter Bennett Plumbing...

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