Obits

Fayola Kroemer Linneman, 92, Emporia, died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, in Emporia.  She was born June 29, 1927, on the family farm home near Bern. She attended a one-room country school for seven years in Bern, went to eighth grade at Riverside School District 2 until it closed and attended Bern High...
Dr. Barbara Bowman 1945-2019
Dr. Barbara Jean Bowman, 74, of Soldier, passed away Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at Medicalodges Jackson County. She was born April 8, 1945 in Wilmington, Del., the daughter of Robert and Josephine (Quinn) Bowman. Barbara graduated from LasAnimas High School in 1963. She worked for 18 years as an X-...
Ricky R. “Rick” Eastwood, 59, of Horton, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, in Topeka after a battle with larynx cancer. He was born Nov. 16, 1959, in St. Joseph, Mo., the son of Gene M. and Nancy “Rosella” Coon Eastwood. He attended Holton High School. He had lived in the Horton community for more than...
Delbert Mapes Jr. 1943-2019
Delbert Allen Mapes Jr., 75, of Lawrence, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at his home in Lawrence. He was born Dec. 3, 1943, in Waterville, the son of Delbert Allen Mapes Sr. and Helen Louise (McDonald) Mapes. He lived in Lawrence for many years and was previously from Whiting and Mayetta....
Virginia Ruth Gilsdorf, 67, Onaga, died Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, at The University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. She was a longtime resident of the area. She was born Jan. 4, 1952, in Kansas City, the daughter of Gerald and Gladys Shultz Sperry. She attended local schools and graduated from...
Leslie L. “Les” Needham, 89, Valley Falls, died Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, at Midland Care Linnwood Home Plus in Valley Falls. He was born July 16, 1930, at Atchison, the son of Harry and Margaret Hines Needham. He was raised by his father’s sister and brother-in-law, Mona and Orville Moody. He...
Ruthanna Dittemore Hedrick, 90, Hiawatha, died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, at her home, surrounded by family. She was born Sept. 10, 1929, on a farm southeast of Highland in the Wolf River community, the daughter of Edgar Irwin and Elsie Martha Schwindt Dittemore. She graduated from Robinson High...
Angelia Wishteyah Riley 1984-2019
Angelia Wishteyah Riley, 35, Topeka, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, in Kansas City. She was born March 22, 1984, in Topeka, the daughter of Juan Hernandez and Lisa Wishteyah. She graduated from Beloit High School and attended Brown Mackie Business School in Salina.  Ms. Riley was a member of the...
David Penrod 1951-2019
David E. Penrod, 68, of Soldier, peacefully passed away on Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, at his home. He fought the good fight against idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. David was born Sept. 20, 1951, in Horton. He received his education at Horton and Gridley public schools, graduating in 1969 from Gridley...
Wayne Martin 1932-2019
Wayne A. Martin, 87, Topeka, died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. He was born Feb. 7, 1932, in Logan, Okla., the son of Russell A. and Ocie A. Luck Martin. He had lived in the Havensville area until 1950 and in Topeka since 1956. Mr. Martin served in the U.S. Army...

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