Obits

Doris Young 1925-2018
Doris Jeanne Bareiss Coffman Young, 93, Augusta, formerly of Holton, died Sunday, June 17, 2018, at Andover Courts in Andover. She was born April 19, 1925, on a farm north of Holton, the daughter of E.G. and Ruby Cramer Bareiss. She attended Lone Star and Columbia country schools, attended Colorado...
Cindy Thornton 1956-2018
Cynthia Ann Bradberry Thornton, 62, of Whiting, was welcomed to her heavenly home on Saturday, June 16, 2018, after a seven-year battle with cancer. Cynthia (Cindy) was born Feb. 25, 1956, in Hiawatha, the daughter of Joseph Keith Bradberry and Edna Marie Davis Bradberry. Cindy was a graduate of...
Gladys “Althea” Frasier, 87, Holton, died Thursday, June 14, 2018, at Medicalodges Jackson County. She was born March 19, 1931, in Crawford, Neb., the daughter of Henry and Ada Emiline McGriff Banker. She graduated from high school in Nebraska and graduated from dental college in Denver, Colo. Mrs...
Helen Askren 1935-2018
Helen M. Askren, 83, of Holton, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2018, at Holton Community Hospital. She was born March 4, 1935 in Holton, the daughter of Carl and Eleanor (Bohannon) Bradley. Helen graduated from Holton High School in 1953. She later graduated from Clarks School of Business in Topeka...
Cliff Johnson 1935-2018
Clifton (Cliff) Johnson was born June 13, 1935, in Atchison to Fred and Esther (Hall) Johnson. Cliff had two brothers, Tom and Fred Jr., and two sisters, Catherine and Virginia. Cliff attended Atchison High School. He enlisted in the Navy in 1952 and retired in 1973. He served 21 years, one month...
Joe Handley 1938-2018
Joe C. Handley, 80, Topeka, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at Midland Hospice House. Joe was born the son of Clifford (Tip) and Gladys (Deeringer) Handley on March 29, 1938, at his grandpa and grandma Deeringer’s home just a few miles east of his parents’ home. Joe graduated from Auburn High...
Joseph “Joey” Raymond Ramirez, 24, Horton, died Monday, June 4, 2018, in Topeka. He was born March 7, 1994, in Hiawatha, the son of Sam and Ramona Greene Ramirez. Mr. Ramirez worked for the City of Horton in water and waste management and as a tile installer in Oklahoma. He was a member of the...
Dolores Y. Johnson, 82, Topeka, died Friday, June 1, 2018, at Aldersgate Village in Topeka. She was born March 2, 1936, in Topeka, the daughter of Leslie M. and Marie V. Vice Hamm. She graduated from San Diego (Calif.) High School in 1954. She had lived most of her life in the Topeka and Holton...
Martin Shumaker 1940-2018
Martin Shumaker, 77, Netawaka, died Friday, June 1, 2018, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. He was born June 2, 1940, in Sabetha, the son of Walter and Martha Martin Shumaker. He graduated from Wetmore High School in 1958 and was a lifelong resident of Brown and Jackson counties. Mr. Shumaker...
Dale Mellies 1934-2018
Dale Henry Mellies, 84, of Holton, passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018, at Medicalodges Jackson County. He was born May 24, 1934 in Morganville, KS, the son of John Carl and Nettie (Liby) Mellies.  Dale graduated from Holton High School. He proudly served in the United States Army Reserve for 12...

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