Obits

Raymond Reece 1925-2018
Raymond Thomas Reece, 92, Houston, Texas, died March 2, 2018, in Houston. He was born Dec. 22, 1925, the son of Raymond Reece Sr. and Vera Reece Nelson.  Mr. Reece served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, receiving his honorable discharge in 1946. He went into the ministry in 1947 and worked in...
Dorothy Murphy 1921-2018
Dorothy Grace LaPlant Murphy, 96, of N2987 Hilltop Drive, Campbellsport, Wisc., went to her eternal reward on May 17, 2018, surrounded by her family at home. She was born on June 13, 1921, to Arthur and Cecelia Anna Croteau LaPlant in Walsh, Wisc. On June 1, 1946, she married Ambrose Murphy at St....
Patricia Ann Rolley Stephenson went to be with the Lord in Heaven on Jan. 27, 2018, at age 91. She was born on June 26, 1926, in Holton. She attended Holton schools and attended Ward-Belmont School in Nashville, Tenn., for a while. Patricia was preceded in death by her parents, Harold E. and...
Dorothy A. Wing, 84, died Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at Eskridge Nursing Home. She was born Jan. 20, 1934, in Garfield Township near Holton, the daughter of Everett and Clella Plantz Wing. They preceded her in death. Miss Wing had worked for the State of Kansas for five years before being involved in...
Cleo Alfrey 1938-2018
Cleo Snyder King Alfrey, 79, Topeka, died Wednesday, May 2, 2018. She was born Dec. 10, 1938, in Circleville, the daughter of Walter and Grace Clemetson Snyder. She graduated from Holton High School and Clark’s Business College. Mrs. Alfrey and her first husband owned and operated King’s Laundry...
Dick Wolfe 1937-2017
Richard “Dick” Lee Wolfe, 80, Topeka, died Monday, Oct. 6, 2017, in Topeka. He was born May 16, 1937, in Iowa City, Iowa, the son of Martin H. and Marjorie Fry Wolfe. He graduated from Meriden High School. Mr. Wolfe spent nine years in the military, first in the U.S. Navy from 1953 to 1955, then in...
Marcia Rose Buehler, 77, Topeka, died Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka. She was born April 28, 1941, in Newton, the daughter of Gilbert and RoseMary Sager Ullman. Ms. Buehler worked as a secretary and receptionist at the Topeka Blood Bank for many years. Survivors include...
Dennis K. Blossom, 81, of Marshall, Mo., died Monday, May 7, 2018, at The Living Center in Marshall. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 15 at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall, Mo., with William W. Harlow officiating. Inurnment will follow in Ridge Park Cemetery. Visitation will...
Michael Fryberger 1950-2018
Michael Edwin Fryberger, “Big Mike,” 67, of Topeka, passed away Friday, May 4, 2018. He was born May 31, 1950, in Wamego, the son of Edwin and Janice (Beseau) Fryberger. He served 12 years in the Army. He was a decorated Vietnam War veteran. After being honorably discharged from the Army he served...
Mark Phillip McAlpine, 56, Holton, died Tuesday, May 1, 2018. He was born Jan. 11, 1962, in San Bernardino, Calif., the son of Gary Lee (Sr.) and Mary Ann Graham McAlpine. He graduated from Colton High School in Colton, Calif. Mr. McAlpine worked for Prairie Band Casino at Mayetta. He married Patsy...

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