Obits

Eugene N. Spetter, 92, Delia, died Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, at the St. Marys Health Center. He was born March 3, 1925, near Topeka, the son of Otis and Sophe Polenek Spetter. Mr. Spetter retired from Ed Marling’s as a TV technician in 1988. He married Nellie Dain at Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic...
John Coufal 1939-2017
John Charles Coufal, 78, Holton, died Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, at the Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. John was born on March 17, 1939, at Sparks, the son of John and Etta Yost Coufal. He grew up on the family farm south of Troy and graduated from Bendena High School, the second-to-last class to...
Jaycob Dalton Mulanax, Pe Nosh Wah, died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017. He was born Dec. 14, 1993, in Topeka, the son of Gary and Lori Roberts Mulanax. He graduated from Rossville High School in 2012. Mr. Mulanax had been a foreman with Luxury Lawn and Landscape in Topeka. Survivors include his father,...
Eva D. Martin, 90, Whiting, died Monday, Dec. 25, 2017, at Lexington Park Nursing Home in Topeka. She was born March 6, 1927, in Muscotah, the daughter of James Bernard and Eva Mae Derringer Wagner. She lived most of her life in the Whiting community and graduated from Whiting High School in 1946....
Bobby Frealy 1924-2017
Bobby Joe Frealy, 93, Holton, died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017. He was born July 5, 1924, in Camden, Ark., the son of Eugene Stanley and Maggie Faye Tyner Frealy. Mr. Frealy joined the U.S. Navy in January 1942 and served with the South Pacific Fleet aboard the USS Portland during World War II. He later...
Ruby Lee Hottman, 85, Holton, died Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, at her home. She was born Jan. 1, 1932, in Fillmore, Mo., the daughter of Charles and D. Katherine Mink Bowles. She graduated from Atchison High School in 1950. She had lived for more than 50 years in the Holton community and previously in...
Leona Bleier 1933-2017
Leona Mae Bleier, 84, Holton, died Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, at her home. She was born July 3, 1933, in Goff, the daughter of Dwight E. and Nola Clelland Glenn. She graduated from Washburn Rural High School in 1951. She lived in the Holton community for more than 50 years. Mrs. Bleier worked for the...
AnnaMae Brown, 86, formerly of Holton, died Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, at the Legend at Capital Ridge Nursing Facility in Topeka. She was born Oct. 21, 1931, at Havensville, the daughter of James and Effie Marts Mumert. Mrs. Brown had worked at nursing homes in Nebraska and Onaga, where she was an...
Valent Swanson 1949-2017
Valent F. Swanson, 68, Mayetta, died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, at Village Villa in Nortonville. He was born June 9, 1949, in Phillipsburg, Pa., the son of Gilbert and Catherine Idjzotic Swanson. He attended Spring Grove High School in Pennsylvania. Mr. Valent served in the U.S. Marine Corps during...
Leatrice Simone “Shau Shqua Snok” Noriega, 71, Mayetta, died Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, at her home on the Prairie Band Potawatomi Reservation. She was born April 13, 1946, in Topeka, the daughter of Eugene White Hawk and Ruby M. Wabnum Shuckahosee. She attended school in Marty, S.D., and graduated...

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