Obits

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...
Jon Schuh 1952-2018
Jon Albert Schuh, 66, Mayetta, died Sunday, May 27, 2018, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. He was born April 3, 1952, in Chula Vista, Calif., the son of Albert Ronald and Norma Kinnel Leach. He graduated from Chula Vista High School in 1971. Mr. Schuh worked for the California Forestry before...
Celeste Heine 1945-2018
Celeste Elaine Fuller Heine, 73, Topeka, died Sunday, May 27, 2018, at Stormont-Vail Regional Medical Center in Topeka. She was born April 29, 1945, at Concordia, the daughter of James Francis and Shirley Celeste Lyne Fuller. She graduated from Hoyt Rural High School in 1963 and earned her...
Dorothy Gerhardt 1944-2018
Dorothy L. Gerhardt, Topeka, passed away on May 27, 2018, at Midland Hospice after a long struggle with cancer. She was born on March 31, 1944, at Steele City, Neb., to Orvel W. and Lucille Meyer. She was baptized and confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Palmer. She graduated from St. John’s...
Lyle Campbell 1940-2018
Lyle W. Campbell, 78, Holton, died Saturday, May 26, 2018 at his home. He was born Feb. 6, 1940 at Woodlawn, the son of Emery and Mae Bentley Campbell. He graduated from Sabetha High School in 1959. Mr. Campbell had worked for the telephone company in Hiawatha and Holton for 43 years, starting as a...
Zora Mayes 1940-2018
Zora (Zee) Helen Mayes, the daughter of Omar and Helen Jones, was born Feb. 6, 1940, in Lusk, Wyo., and departed this life on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at the Cherokee County Nursing Home in Tahlequah, Okla., at the age of 78. Zora grew up in the Welling, Okla. community and attended schools in...
Edna Etta (Argo) Brock, 87, of Holton, passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at The Pines in Holton. She was born Jan. 6, 1931 in Delia, the daughter of Ernest Earl and Etta Belle (Scheidegger) Argo. Edna attended rural schools at Neive and Drake. She graduated from Holton High School in 1949. Edna...
Daniel McGinnis 1949-2018
Daniel Lee McGinnis, 68, Topeka, died Monday, May 21, 2018, at his home. He was born Aug. 23, 1949, in Manhattan, the son of Dale M. and Lenita E. Arnold McGinnis. He graduated from Pratt High School in 1967 and attended Pratt Junior College. Mr. McGinnis served in the U.S. Army National Guard. He...
Sheryl Renee Stremmel, 68, Hoyt, died Sunday, May 20, 2018, at Stormont-Vail Regional Medical Center. She was born Nov. 25, 1949, in Macon, Ga., the daughter of Forrest Dean and Elsie June Collins. She graduated from Benson High School in Omaha, Neb., and later graduated from Kaw Valley Vo-Tech...

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