Obits

Don Dick 1928-2018
Donald “Don” Eugene Dick, 89, Circleville, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, at Medicalodges Jackson County in Holton. He was born Aug. 29, 1928, in Holton, the son of Joseph M. and Lorene Stauffer Dick. He attended Carwood Country School west of Holton before graduating from Circleville High School in...
Roger Coleman 1922-2017
Roger D. Coleman, 95, of Oskaloosa, died Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, at the Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care Center in Kansas City, Mo. Roger was born Nov. 30, 1922, in Atchison, the only son of Roy David and Della Rebecca Gold Coleman. Roger was a graduate of Atchison High School. He received a...
Alan Koch 1957-2018
Alan F. Koch (USN Retired) passed away Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Al was born Sept. 6, 1957, in Topeka. He grew up in the small town of Holton, where his parents owned the local bowling alley. He held many jobs growing up, including Craig's IGA, the movie theater and Holton Farm and Home, where he was...
Wendell Castle 1932-2018
Wendell Castle, an artist, furniture maker and sculptor, died Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at his home in Scottsville, N.Y., at the age of 85. Years before moving to New York, the Castle family called Holton their home town. Wendell's father, Marvin, taught at Holton High School, and his mother,...
Joanne Day 1947-2018
Joanne Rose Day, 70, Hoyt, died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at Aldersgate Village in Topeka. She was born Dec. 25, 1947, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Walter J. “Jimmy” and Esther Frances Gentile Lund. She graduated from Mayetta High School in 1965. Mrs. Day worked for the State of Kansas in...
Merle L. Marmet, 86, Topeka, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, at Rossville Nursing Home. He was born July 18, 1931, on a farm north of Sabetha, the son of Wesley and Viola Enchelberger Marmet. He graduated from Honey Creek High School in 1949 at Salem, Neb. Mr. Marmet served in the U.S. Air Force...
Alvena Widner 1931-2018
Alvena Mae Widner, 86, Holton, died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, at Atria Hearthstone East in Topeka. She was born Aug. 12, 1931, in Sedan, the daughter of Sen. Nathaniel and Dorothy Cooper Walker. She graduated from Laramie High School in Laramie, Wyo. Mrs. Widner was a film clerk for the State Health...
Dorothy Beightel 1913-2018
Dorothy A. Beightel, 104, Holton, died Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, at Vintage Park in Holton. She was born March 14, 1913, in Springfield, S.D., the daughter of Thomas James and Lily Pearl Guptil Kane. She attended Anaheim High School in California and later earned her G.E.D. at age 65. Mrs. Beightel...
Berdina Y. “Si-be-qe” Marshno, 77, Mayetta, died Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. She was born Nov. 17, 1940, in Mayetta, the daughter of Joseph M. and Sylvina Curley Marshno. She attended schools in Beloit. Ms. Marshno worked for more than 15 years at the Skinner Nursery...
Lorna Mae Graves, 88, Topeka, died Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka. She was born March 21, 1929, in Delia, the daughter of Thomas Henry and Nora Louise Loughmiller Perry. She grew up on family farms in Emmett, south of Bucks Grove and Havensville and attended Havensville...

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