Obits

Shirley Harvey 1937-2021
Shirley Ann (Oden) Harvey passed away peacefully on April 11, 2021, surrounded by her family. Shirley was born on Feb. 11, 1937, in Horton, to Harold D. Oden and Eva M. Latimer. She attended school in the Holton area. In 1956, Shirley was working at H.M. Ives Printing as a proofreader, where she...
Floye Knouft 1920-2021
Floye Madge Knouft, 100, of Holton, passed away Friday, April 9, 2021 at Holton Community Hospital. She was born Dec. 15, 1920, near Havensville, the daughter of Harley and Estella A. (Kroth) Manuel. Floye attended Buck’s Grove Grade School and graduated from Havensville High School in 1938. She...
Rachael McCoy 1991-2021
Rachael Louise McCoy, 29, Mayetta, was born April 12, 1991, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. She departed us on her journey to Heaven on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Rachael was a beloved wife, mother, sister, and daughter. Rachael graduated from Dexter High School in 2009. She completed most of...
Joshua Thomas Bell, 35, of Holton, passed away Monday, April 5, 2021, unexpectedly from a medical condition. He was born May 4, 1985, in Wichita, the son of Marion Thomas Bell and Cynthia Renee Mallory.  Joshua graduated from Horton High School in 2003. He worked for various gas stations, detailed...
Linda Mitchell 1951-2021
Linda Sue Mitchell, 69, of Circleville, passed away Monday, April 5, 2021, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka.  She was born Sept. 4, 1951, in Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., the daughter of William and Virginia (Chesnut) Bryant. She attended Wakeeney until fourth grade and later graduated from Holton...
Patsy Jo McAlpine, 51, Holton, died Monday, April 5, 2021, with her son by her side. She was born April 16, 1969, in Rialto, Calif., the daughter of James and Emily Joyce Harmon Callahan. She graduated from high school in California in 1988. Ms. McAlpine worked as a butcher at Southern California...
Naomi Cappleman 1935-2021
Naomi Sue Cappleman, 85, of Holton joined the Saints in Heaven on Monday, March 29, 2021. Naomi was born April 2, 1935, in Horton. She was the daughter of Lewis and Mabel (Walton) Routh, who both preceded her in death. Naomi lived almost the entirety of her life on farms about three miles south of...
Jeanie Evans 1952-2021
Jeanie M. Evans, 68, of Effingham, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at Stormont-Vail Hospital from a reaction to the COVID-19 vaccine. Memorial services were held Monday, March 29 at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Atchison...
Robert Skidmore 1957-2021
Robert Lee Skidmore, 63, passed away on Sunday, March 28, 2021, at his home near Melvern. He was born on Nov. 5, 1957, in Emporia, the son of John and Donna Lee (Burns) Skidmore. Bob grew up in Lyndon and graduated from Lyndon High School in 1975. He had always lived in Lyndon and near Melvern. Bob...
Jean Williams 1948-2021
Jean Kay Hershey Williams, 73, of Overland Park died the morning of March 27, 2021. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, sister and friend to many. Jean was born in Topeka on Jan. 24, 1948. She settled in Holton with her parents Harry J. “Pat” Hershey and Betty Hershey at the age of seven. It was...

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