Obits

  On Dec. 25, 2014, the Lord Jesus called Therese M. Koch, 82, Holton, to be with him on his birth­day in heaven. She had Alz­heimer’s and was trying to recover from a stroke and a fall. Therese was born Nov. 12, 1932, in St. Benedict, Kansas, to Leo and Anna Fangman Haverkamp. She retired from...
  Doris J. Anderson, 74, Holton, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, at Stormont-Vail Regional Medical Center in Topeka. She was born June 20, 1940, in Hiawatha, the daughter of Franklin “Sparky” and Margaret M. Bacon Mosher. She graduated from Whiting High School in 1959. Mrs. Anderson worked at Sli­maker...
  Phillip Edward Beckwith, 98, Topeka, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, at Midland Hospice House. He was born July 29, 1916, in Delta, Colo., the son of Elon and Gertrude Simpson Beckwith. He was raised and educated in Delta. Mr. Beckwith served in the U.S. Army from 1940 to 1945. After his military...
  Bonnie Jeanne Strader, 83, Holton, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at Holton Community Hos­pital. She was born May 31, 1931, in Circleville, the daughter of Jess Lee and May Irene Wilkerson Askren. She attended Circleville schools and had lived in the Jackson County area all of her life. Ms. Strader...
  Iva June Fail Dedeke, 71, Denison, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. She was born Feb. 11, 1943, in Chanute, the daughter of Ivan J. Fail and Helen Bernice Hollibaugh-Benefiel. She graduated from Altoona High School in 1961 and attended beauty school in Miami, Okla. Mrs. Dedeke worked at Olga's Beauty...
  Jack Keith Burch, 83, Soldier, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at his home. He was born Feb. 18, 1931, at Scott City, the son of Jay and Dorothy Hamblen Burch. He graduated from Plattsmouth High School in Plattsmouth, Neb., and earned an associate of arts degree in law enforcement. Mr. Burch served...
  Jack Keith Burch, 83, Soldier, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at his home. He was born Feb. 18, 1931, at Scott City, the son of Jay and Dorothy Hamblen Burch. He graduated from Plattsmouth High School in Plattsmouth, Neb., and earned an associate of arts degree in law enforcement. Mr. Burch served...
  Martha S. (Wehner) Wanke, 92, of Topeka, passed away Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. Martha was born in Germany, married Henry H. Wanke in 1948, and was a homemaker. Martha was a member of The German-American Club of Topeka, of Mother Teresa Catholic Church, volunteered at Let’s Help of Topeka and was a...
  Janicesue Stewart, 73, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, at Mid­land Hospice House in Topeka. She was born Jan. 4, 1941, at Soldier, the daughter of Roy and Nellie Cappen Bickford. She grew up in the Solier and Holton com­munities and graduated from Topeka High School. Mrs. Stewart had worked for...
  Mary Margaret “Peggy” Long, 96, Topeka, died Friday, Dec. 12, 2014. She was born April 8, 1918, at Truchton, Colo., the daughter of Joseph and Mabel Chamberlin Cody. Mrs. Long was a long-time resi­dent of the Topeka area. She was a member of First Church of Christ Scientist. She married Vernon...

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