Obits

Delores Mead 1939-2020
Delores “Dotty” (Waterman) Mead, 80, of Topeka, passed away Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. (1939) Cremation is planned. Celebration of Life for Dotty will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 11 at Crestview United Methodist Church, 2245 S.W. Eveningside Dr., Topeka, KS 66614. Memorial contributions...
Debbie Roxanne Frayer, 65, Powhattan, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019. She was born July 27, 1954. Mrs. Frayer worked as a nurse. She married John Frayer in February 1996. He survives. Other survivors include three children and their spouses, Nathan and Jonna Davis, Nema and Robert Brown and Melissa...
Sharon Zabel Haxton, 83, formerly of Wetmore, died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, at her home in New Port Richey, Fla. She was born March 17, 1936, in Wetmore, the daughter of Charles and Etta Gold Zabel. She graduated from Wetmore High School. Sharon was united in marriage to Gary Haxton, her high...
Roy Bell 1931-2020
Roy Ralph Bell, 88, of Seneca, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, at his home. He was born Jan. 21, 1931, in Goff, the son of Everton A. and Iva Hulda (Bariess) Bell. Roy graduated from Goff High School in 1949. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He had served in the 45th...
Lucille I. Griffiths, 98, Topeka, passed away Monday, Dec. 30, 2019. She was born Oct. 24, 1921, in Circleville, the daughter of Emmett and Dolly (Hill-Frakes) Baxter. She attended school in Circleville. She was a past member of Circleville Christian Church and Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary...
Gary Wayne “Sosah” Buskirk Sr., 67, Mayetta, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, at Rossville Manor. He was born Oct. 4, 1950, in Claremore, Okla., the son of Eugene and Ada Levier Mahkuk Buskirk. He attended Haskell Institute and Washburn Vocation School. Mr. Buskirk worked at Allis-Chalmers, Goodyear,...
Gerald William Ritenour, 82, Holton, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019, in Holton. He was born Dec. 25, 1937 in Martinsburg, W.Va., the son of John William and Mary Jane Wellen Ritenour. Mr. Ritenour served in the U.S. Marines and later retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1975, after 22 years of service...
Marie Beasterfield 1946-2019
Marie E. Beasterfield, 73, Hoyt, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, at her home. She was born Nov. 21, 1946 in Manhattan, the daughter of Henry and Dorothy Luebbe Blakley. She graduated from Mayetta High School in 1965 and had lived in Hoyt since 1971. Mrs. Beasterfield worked at Josten’s in Topeka from...
Debra Ann “Ceezan” Matchie-Wakolee, 64, Hiawatha, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019, at Maple Heights Nursing Home. She was born Feb. 21, 1955 in Holton, the daughter of Amil and Regina McKinney Matchie. She graduated from Holton High School in 1973 and attended Haskell Junior College and Highland...
Anita R. Armstrong, 72, of Rossville, passed away on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 21 at Rossville United Methodist Church where the family will receive friends one hour prior to service time. Cremation will follow the service and private inurnment will...

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