Obits

Cliff Johnson 1935-2018
Clifton (Cliff) Johnson was born June 13, 1935, in Atchison to Fred and Esther (Hall) Johnson. Cliff had two brothers, Tom and Fred Jr., and two sisters, Catherine and Virginia. Cliff attended Atchison High School. He enlisted in the Navy in 1952 and retired in 1973. He served 21 years, one month...
Joe Handley 1938-2018
Joe C. Handley, 80, Topeka, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at Midland Hospice House. Joe was born the son of Clifford (Tip) and Gladys (Deeringer) Handley on March 29, 1938, at his grandpa and grandma Deeringer’s home just a few miles east of his parents’ home. Joe graduated from Auburn High...
Joseph “Joey” Raymond Ramirez, 24, Horton, died Monday, June 4, 2018, in Topeka. He was born March 7, 1994, in Hiawatha, the son of Sam and Ramona Greene Ramirez. Mr. Ramirez worked for the City of Horton in water and waste management and as a tile installer in Oklahoma. He was a member of the...
Dolores Y. Johnson, 82, Topeka, died Friday, June 1, 2018, at Aldersgate Village in Topeka. She was born March 2, 1936, in Topeka, the daughter of Leslie M. and Marie V. Vice Hamm. She graduated from San Diego (Calif.) High School in 1954. She had lived most of her life in the Topeka and Holton...
Martin Shumaker 1940-2018
Martin Shumaker, 77, Netawaka, died Friday, June 1, 2018, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. He was born June 2, 1940, in Sabetha, the son of Walter and Martha Martin Shumaker. He graduated from Wetmore High School in 1958 and was a lifelong resident of Brown and Jackson counties. Mr. Shumaker...
Dale Mellies 1934-2018
Dale Henry Mellies, 84, of Holton, passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018, at Medicalodges Jackson County. He was born May 24, 1934 in Morganville, KS, the son of John Carl and Nettie (Liby) Mellies.  Dale graduated from Holton High School. He proudly served in the United States Army Reserve for 12...
Jon Schuh 1952-2018
Jon Albert Schuh, 66, Mayetta, died Sunday, May 27, 2018, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. He was born April 3, 1952, in Chula Vista, Calif., the son of Albert Ronald and Norma Kinnel Leach. He graduated from Chula Vista High School in 1971. Mr. Schuh worked for the California Forestry before...
Celeste Heine 1945-2018
Celeste Elaine Fuller Heine, 73, Topeka, died Sunday, May 27, 2018, at Stormont-Vail Regional Medical Center in Topeka. She was born April 29, 1945, at Concordia, the daughter of James Francis and Shirley Celeste Lyne Fuller. She graduated from Hoyt Rural High School in 1963 and earned her...
Dorothy Gerhardt 1944-2018
Dorothy L. Gerhardt, Topeka, passed away on May 27, 2018, at Midland Hospice after a long struggle with cancer. She was born on March 31, 1944, at Steele City, Neb., to Orvel W. and Lucille Meyer. She was baptized and confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Palmer. She graduated from St. John’s...
Lyle Campbell 1940-2018
Lyle W. Campbell, 78, Holton, died Saturday, May 26, 2018 at his home. He was born Feb. 6, 1940 at Woodlawn, the son of Emery and Mae Bentley Campbell. He graduated from Sabetha High School in 1959. Mr. Campbell had worked for the telephone company in Hiawatha and Holton for 43 years, starting as a...

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