Obits

  Warren “Pappy” Austin Hamer died in Topeka on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, at the age of 85. Warren is survived by his daughter, Vicki Bastin of Mel­bourne, Fla.; son, Warren Hamer II and wife Marianne of Overland Park; and daughter Rose Diaz of Chicago, Ill. He is also survived by his daughter-in-law...
  Mary Emily Starr, 93, Holton, died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, at The Pines in Holton. She was born Dec. 11, 1921, on a farm in Soldier, the daughter of Otto Ross and Stella Louise Pea­sley McKinsey. She attended Buck’s Grove and Avoca grade schools and graduated from Soldier High School in 1940. Mrs...
  Marvin Albert Ingels, 90, Neta­waka, died Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka. He was born March 21, 1924, in Nemaha County, the son of Tho­mas S. and Maude Wood Ingels. He graduated from Netawaka High School in 1942. Mr. Ingels was drafted into the U.S. Army after...
  The Rev. Merritt Max Wright, 94, Topeka, passed away Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at Emporia. He was born Feb. 21, 1920, at Oklahoma City, Okla., the young­est of two sons born to the Rev. Herbert Thomas and Eda Zeloa (Young) Wright. He grew up in rural Bellevue Community just north of Leona and in...
  Juanita May Cozad, 93, Holton, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at her daughter's home in Topeka. She was born Jan. 4, 1922, in Holton, the daughter of Otis and Mabel Decker Duffy. She gradu­ated from Holton High School and cosmetology school in Topeka. Mrs. Cozad lived most of her life in Holton...
  Norbert John “Ike” Broxterman, 86, Seneca, formerly of Soldier, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at Crestview Nurs­ing and Residential Living in Seneca. He was born Sept. 10, 1928, in Baileyville, the son of Joseph H. and Bernadine C. Voet Broxter­man. He attended school in Bai­leyville and graduated...
Myra Lee “Osh te se kwe” Matchie, 68, Mayetta, died Tues­day, Jan. 27, 2015 at her home. She was born May 16, 1946, in Holton, the daughter of Peter Paul and Blanche Masquat Matchie. She lived in Holton and Mayetta all of her life. Ms. Matchie worked at the Sen­ior Mealsite and for Social Services...
  Gary E. "Shaw-Nosh" Mitchell, 63, Mayetta, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at Stormont-Vail Regional Medical Center in Topeka. He was born Feb. 8, 1951, in Holton, the son of Andrew Mitchell Sr. and Alberta Marie Nagmo. He graduated from Mayetta High School in 1969. He also graduated from Washburn...
  Edith I. Wilson, 101, Holton, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at Medicalodges Jackson County nursing home in Holton.  She was born Dec. 20, 1913, at Blaine, the daughter of Jesse and Nellie Hamilton Thornton. Her family moved to Soldier when she was very young. She was raised at Soldier and moved...
  Anthony William Etheridge, 25, died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, in Topeka. He was born Sept. 12, 1989, in Cerritos, Calif., the son of Richard A. and Lucinda D. Borgstrum Etheridge. He graduated from Jack­son Heights High School. He married Desseray Wahl on Nov. 2, 2012. She survives. Other survivors...

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