Obits

Frances E. “Jean” Boyce, 84, Valley Falls, died Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, at her home. She was born Jan. 14, 1933, at Atchison, the daughter of Elmer Cleo and Elsie Marie Wheeler Pennington. She had attended Atchison High School and received her diploma later. Mrs. Boyce was a driver’s license examiner...
Mildred June Powell, 89, of Petersburg, Pa., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. She was born May 30, 1928 to the late Roy E. and Ruth Vandervort Troxel and was also preceded in death by her husband, Dale C. Powell, and a brother, Jack Troxel. Mrs. Powell is survived by her daughters, Ruth Dale...
Edward N. Barton, 83, Holton, died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, at Medicalodges Jackson County in Holton. He was born April 15, 1934, on a farm near Holton, the son of Bill and Helen Edwards Barton. Mr. Barton was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He had worked for Riley Electric and Walter Bennett Plumbing...
Dick Springler 1918-2017
Richard H. “Dick” Spingler, 99, died Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at Presbyterian Manor of Topeka. He was born June 4, 1918, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of Harry and Margarita Spingler. He graduated in 1937 from Erasmus Hall High School in Brooklyn, attended New York City University and earned his pilot’s...
Virginia Thornburg 1924-2017
Virginia F. Thornburg, 93, Holton, died Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. She was born July 1, 1924, in Topeka, the daughter of John and Nellie Glidewell. She married Leroy W. Thornburg on July 12, 1941, in Topeka. He died Feb. 9, 2007. Survivors include three children,...
Mary Belle Porter-Keys, 90,  Holton, formerly of Denison, died Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, at Holton Community Hospital. She was born Nov. 20, 1927, at Mayetta, the  daughter of John Wallace and Margaret Vera Moffett Robson. She attended Fairview Grade School and graduated in 1945 from Denison Rural...
Rose Marie “Kitch ko me quah” Wahweotten, 80, of Lawrence, passed away Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, at Brandon Woods at Alvamar in Lawrence. She was born May 29, 1937, on the Prairie Band Potawatomi Reservation, the daughter of Joe and Naomi (Mzhichteno) Wahweotten. Rose attended grade school in Mayetta...
Mildred Cochren-Sherwood 1913-2017
Mildred Cochren-Sherwood, 104, Holton, died Thursdsay, Nov. 23, 2017, at Medicalodges Jackson County. She was born June 24, 1913, in Centralia, the daughter of George and Jessie Tate Hales. She attended school in Nemaha County and graduated from Centralia High School. She later graduated from...
Patricia Elaine “So Se T” Negonsott, 63, Horton, died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. She was born March 17, 1954, in Pawnee, Okla., the daughter of Milton and Evelyn Wahwassuck Negonsott. Ms. Negonsott worked for the Indian Action Team. She was a CNA at various...
Gladys Florence 1934-2017
Gladys L. “Sunshine” (Bowser) Florence, 82, passed away Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at Midland Hospice House. Gladys was born Dec. 11, 1934, in Holton, to Hazel Marie (Thomas) Bowser. She accepted Jesus into her heart at 12 years old at the Evangelical United Brethren Church in Holton. Gladys...

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