Obits

  Nancy Bea “Nezat” Wishkeno Llamas, 64, Topeka, died Thurs­day, Aug. 17, 2017, at Rossville Nursing Home. She was born June 2, 1953, in Holton, the daughter of Wesley and Nettie Keesis Wishkeno. She graduated from Rossville High School and attended Haskell Indian Junior College. Mrs. Llamas...
  Irene June Hurst, 94, Valley Falls, died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, at Atria Hearthstone East, Topeka. She was born June 26, 1923, at Russell, the daughter of John Wal­ter Herdt Sr. and Katherine Dumler Herdt. She graduated from Valley Falls High School in 1941 and had lived in Russell, WaKeeney...
  Neola L. Wood Risinger, 86, Perry, formerly of Valley Falls, died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, at a Topeka care facility. She was born Feb. 19, 1931, at Denison, the daughter of Harold E. and Grace Ferrell Scarlett. She graduated from Valley Falls High School in 1949. Mrs. Risinger owned and oper­ated...
  Rosezan Toledo, 91, Mayetta, died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, at her home. She was born Feb. 25, 1926, in Mayetta, the daughter of Oliver and Mary Shoughnesse LeClere. She attended Marty Indian School in Marty, S.D., and graduated from Chilocco Indian School in Chilocco, Okla. Mrs. Toledo retired in...
  Shane Eugene Martin, 35, Hor­ton, died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017 at Horton Hospital. He was born Feb. 25, 1982, in Holton, the son of Eugene Walter Martin and Linda Kay Hopkins Marr. He attended Seaman High School. Mr. Martin had worked at the Crosswinds dog food plant in Hiawatha. He married Crystal...
  Donald F. Hodgson, DVM, 86, died on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, at Villa St. Francis in Olathe. Donald was born in Topeka to the late Louis and Rachel Hodg­son. The family moved to Man­hattan when Donald was young. His interest in animals started early as he grew up on a dairy farm. He graduated...
  Violet Marie Schafer, 96, Onaga, died Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, at Onaga Health and Rehabilitation. She was born March 8, 1921, in Axtell, the daughter of Dell and Thelma Larsen Benson. She spent most of her youth in Marshall County and graduated from Empo­ria High School. Mrs. Schafer was a...
Russell Baxter 1942-2017
  Russell Eugene Baxter, 74, Mayetta, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, at his home. He was born Oct. 3, 1942, in Holton, the son of Lawrence and Lillie Beth Ray Baxter. He graduated in 1960 from Mayetta High School. Mr. Baxter served in the U.S. Army from 1962 to 1965 during the Vietnam War era, and...
  Bernice Lucille Jones, 96, Holton, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, at Medicalodges Jackson County. She was born Feb. 5, 1921, in Soldier, the daughter of Charles and Dolly Murphy Kranz. She earned her G.E.D. and attended Soldier schools. She was a life-long member of the Jackson County community....
  Peter T. Dougherty, 80, Law­rence, formerly of Prairie Village, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, at his home surrounded by family. He was born in Kansas City, Mo., and was a graduate of Rock­hurst High School and College. Survivors include his wife, Ernestine, Lawrence; a son, Patrick Dougherty and...

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