Obits

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...
Jay Fraser 1952-2017
Jay Glen Fraser, 65, of Holton, died Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, after being transported to the Holton Community Hospital. He was born Sept. 14, 1952, at Hiawatha, the son of Glen and Nancy Ham Fraser. He graduated from Hiawatha High School in 1970. After high school he served five years in the U.S....
Idella Mae Pickett Anderson, 91 Independence, Mo., died Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, at North Kansas City Hospital. Idella was born June 24, 1926, in Newton, the daughter of James H. and Mary E. Troxell Pickett. Mrs. Anderson worked as a keypunch operator for the Forest T. Jones Insurance Company for...
Wendel McKeever 1933-2017
Wendel L. McKeever, 84, passed away on Dec. 13, 2017. Wendel was born Aug. 1, 1933, in Holton to Alice and Clark McKeever. He was raised in the Banner Community and graduated from Holton High School in 1951. He attended and graduated from Washburn University after serving in the Army, where he was...
Vernona L. “Vernie” Lewis, 76, Mayetta, died Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, at her daughter’s home in Belvue after battling cancer. She was born Nov. 12, 1941, in Mayetta, the daughter of Henry and Leona Mzhickteno Knoxsah. She attended Haskell Institute in Lawrence. Mrs. Lewis was a homemaker,...
Tyler Thomas Kraft, 34, of Burlington, passed away Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. Tyler was born April 30, 1983, in Burlington, the oldest of two sons of Thomas Arnold and Mary Sue (Russell) Kraft. He grew up in Gridley and graduated from Gridley High School in 2001. He was active in sports during his...
Rodney McCulley 1950-2017
Rodney A. McCulley, 67, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, at his home in Aledo, Texas. He was born Sept. 24, 1950, in Sabetha, the son of Robert D. and Dona M. (Wittenbach) McCulley. He graduated in 1968 from Emporia High School in Emporia. Rodney was a veteran of the U.S. Army and...

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