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  Ruth N. Watkins, 88, Holton, died Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015, at Vintage Park in Holton. She was born Jan. 27, 1927, in Wetmore, the daughter of William C. and Ola A. Burget Driscoll. She graduated from Wetmore High School in 1945. She had lived many years in the Muscotah and Larkinburg area. Mrs....
Gene Stallsmith 1925-2015
  Eugene Laverne “Gene” Stalls­mith, 90, of Topeka, passed away Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, at the VA Community Living Center. He was born March 11, 1925, in Cherokee, the son of Frank and Georgia (Snow) Stallsmith. Gene was a Staff Sergeant in the Army Air Corp during World War II as an aerial gunner on...
Alice Ash 1924-2015
  Alice Sudlow Ash, 91, Holton, died Monday, Aug. 3, 2015 at Medicalodges Jackson County in Holton. She was born May 12, 1924, in Holton, the daughter of Fred and Adria Newton Sudlow. She gradu­ated from Holton High School in 1942. Mrs. Ash was a helicopter me­chanic for the U.S. Navy and later...
Carl Bohnenkemper 1928-2015
  Carl E. Bohnenkemper, 86, Denison, died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, at his home. He was born Nov. 16, 1928, in Holton, the son of Norman and Helen Sorg Bohnenkemper. He graduated from Willis High School in 1946. Mr. Bohnenkemper served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a carpenter and...
Pete Engelke 1923-2015
  Duane “Pete” Engelke, 91, passed away Friday, July 31, 2015, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka. He was born Dec. 15, 1923, in Mullen, Neb., the son of Glen and Adena (Johnson) Engelke. He moved to Tecumseh with his fam­ily after his mother’s death when he was 4. Pete attended the Milikan, Kreipe...
  Lois Jean Driver, 67, Holton, died Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at her home. She was born Oct. 16, 1947, in Titusville, Pa., the daughter of Donald Leroy and Dollie Evangeline Stroup Hull. She graduated from Townville High School in 1965. Mrs. Driver was a seamstress for Blue Bell, now Wrangler, for...
  Harold Herd Wunder, 95, Valley Falls, died Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at Midland Care Linnwood Park Home Plus at Valley Falls. He was born Feb. 3, 1920, on the family farm in the North Cedar community west of Valley Falls, the son of George and Mary Ellen Griswold Wunder. He graduated from North...
  James “Jim” Meyer died of cancer Thursday, July 30, 2015. Jim was born Nov. 16, 1952, in Cleveland, Ohio, After seven years in the Army, Jim graduated with a degree in business from Kansas State University. He was a career banker in Topeka at Central National Bank, and in Holton as president of...
Ramona Riederer 1932-2015
  Ramona June Riederer, 83, of Holton, passed away Monday af­ternoon, July 27, 2015 at Medi­calodges Jackson County. Ramona was born June 8, 1932, in Potawatomie County, the daughter of Raymond and Saxon (Holder) Smith. She graduated from Circleville High School. She was a homemaker and farmwife....
Emma Thompson 1926-2015
  Emma Gleason Thompson, 89, of Holton, Kansas, died Thursday, July 16, 2015, of natural causes at Holton Community Hospital. She was born April 27, 1926 in Council Grove, to David and Nira Gleason. She married Roger M. Thompson, also of Council Grove, on Jan. 21, 1945. Emma started her working...

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