Obits

Melvin Sharp 1944-2019
Melvin Dennis Sharp, 74, of Holton, passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. He was born Dec. 12, 1944, in Loveland, Colo., the son of Dennis Lowell and Ione Christine (Sanders) Sharp. Melvin graduated in 1962 from Kanopolis High School in Kanopolis. After he...
Heather Joy Hartoebben, 36, Mayetta, died Saturday, June 22, 2019, at home after a long illness. Survivors include a daughter, Hayli, of the home; parents, Joe and Pam Hartoebben, Mayetta; three brothers, Ken Hartoebben and wife Amy, Hoyt, Keith Hartoebben and wife Amy, Lake St. Louis, Mo., and...
Gerald Keith Parker, 81, Lancaster, died Friday, June 21, 2019, as the result of an automobile accident in Atchison County. He was born Jan. 19, 1938, in Horton, the son of Chester N. and Anna B. Kruseburg Parker. He attended Halling Grade School in Denton and graduated from Leona High School in...
Mervin “Joke” Dillon, 96, Topeka, died Thursday, June 20, 2019, at Holton Community Hospital. He was born Jan. 21, 1923, near Silver Lake, the son of Okey and Laura Lange Dillon. Mr. Dillon was a U.S. Navy and Merchant Marine veteran of World War II. He was a member of Painters and Decorators Local...
Dorothy L. Wade, 92, formerly of Grantville, died Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at Lexington Park Assisted Living in Topeka. She was born Feb. 13, 1927, in Holton, the daughter of Roy Daugherty and Ruth Gibson Daugherty. She graduated from Circleville High School in 1944. She married Eugene Wade on April...
Avitus Haverkamp 1929-2019
Avitus Francis Haverkamp, 89, of Wetmore, passed away Monday, June 17, 2019, at Life Care Center in Seneca, surrounded by his loving family. Avitus was born Nov. 19, 1929, on the family farm in Kelly to George and Evelyn (Winkler) Haverkamp. He graduated from Kelly High School in 1947 and began...
Margaret Ann Fricke, 96, Prescott, Ariz., died Monday, June 3, 2019, in Prescott, Ariz. She was born March 23, 1923, in Delia, the daughter of Louis M. and Margaret Salisbury Hurla. She and her family moved to Valley Falls, and she attended Stach Grade School until eighth grade and three years at...
Edna M. Berridge, 86, Holton, died Monday, May 6, 2019 at her home. Graveside celebration of life services will be held at 12 p.m. Saturday, June 29 in Holton Cemetery. Mercer Funeral Home in Holton is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the Heart of Jackson Humane...
Juanita Jones 1936-2019
Juanita Marie (Noll) Jones, 82, passed away Monday, June 17, 2019, at Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 20 at the Corpus Christi Church, Mooney Creek, with Fr. Lazar Carasala as celebrant. Burial will follow in Corpus...
Kay Werner 1926-2019
Kathryn “Kay” Werner, 92, of Lincoln, Neb., passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Journey Hospice House in Lincoln, Neb. She was born Oct. 4, 1926 in Dallas, Texas, the daughter of George F. and Ethel A. (Achten) Keggin; two pioneer families to the Granada/Bancroft area. Kay graduated from Ward...

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