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Bryan David Spiker, 56, Topeka, formerly of Holton, died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, at Midland Hospice Care in Topeka. He was born Dec. 26, 1965, in Topeka, the son of Quentin Boyd and Rebecca Rose Davis Spiker. He graduated from Holton High School in 1984 and attended Kaw Valley Vo-Tech. Mr. Spiker...
Patricia Ann (Schuessler) James, 86, of Topeka, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, at Plaza West Health and Rehab in Topeka. She was born April 28, 1935, in Washington, the daughter of Thomas and Mildred (Allen) Schuessler. She graduated from Washington High School. On Dec. 11, 1956, Patricia...
Reagan Hupp 1973-2022
Reagan Hupp died Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Her family and friends will gather for a memorial celebration of Reagan’s life at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22 at Manhattan’s Grace Baptist Church, 2901 Dickens Ave., Manhattan, followed by a luncheon. Guests can feel free to bring a soup...
Shirley Mitchell 1948-2022
Shirley Jean (Walder) Roper Mitchell, Coweta, Okla., age 73, passed into the arms of Jesus on Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, at Hillcrest Medical Center, Tulsa, Okla., due to pneumonia. She was born Sept. 17, 1948, in Holton, to Jesse and Louise (Schumacher) Walder. She was raised on a farm north of Delia....
Glen Lickteig 1938-2022
Glen A. Lickteig, age 83, of Garnett, passed away on Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, at St. Luke’s South Hospital in Overland Park. Glen was born on Jan. 13, 1938, to August and Mary (Jockman) Lickteig at the family homestead northeast of Garnett, and was the fourth of 10 children. He attended school at...
Cal Teal 1953-2022
Calvin R. “Cal” Teal, 68, Lyons, Ohio, formerly of Holton, died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022 at St. Anne’s Hospital. He was born Dec. 20, 1953, in Holton, the son of Kenneth Roy and Nelda Lamberson Teal. He graduated from Hayden High School. Mr. Teal served in the U.S. Army, stationed in Hawaii. He...
Elsie Polson 1930-2022
Elsie Polson, 91, of Hoyt, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. She was born July 29, 1930, in Eldon, Iowa, the daughter of Olen and Alice Trowbridge Gardner. She graduated from Blakesburg High School in Blakesburg, Iowa, in 1949. Elsie had worked for a pre-...
Wilma Scheetz 1938-2021
Wilma Jean Scheetz, 83, of Topeka, passed away peacefully on December 27, 2021 in Shawnee. Wilma was born on July 17, 1938 in Garrison, the daughter of Claude and Blanche (Haber) Area. She was the oldest of seven children. She married Lawrence Laible in October 1959; they later divorced. Together,...
Naomi J. “Din” Masquat, 50, Mayetta, died Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. She was born Oct. 2, 1971, in Holton, the daughter of Curtis P. “Nin-We” Masquat and Julia K. Harrison. She graduated from Royal Valley High School in 1990. Ms. Masquat worked at member services for...
Gerald Ireland Jr. 1962-2022
Gerald Russell Ireland Jr., 59, of McLouth, died Monday, Jan. 3, 2022, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. He was born Jan. 21, 1962, at Horton, the son of Gerald Russell Sr. and Norma Kay (Reeves) Ireland. He was a 1980 graduate of McLouth High School and attended lineman training at Manhattan...

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