Obits

Joan Hall 1923-2019
Joan A. Hall, 95, Holton, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, at Holton Community Hospital. She was born Nov. 23, 1923, in Fairview, the daughter of John Henry and Mildred Jennifer Houlette Fraser. She graduated from high school and later graduated from Washburn University. Mrs. Hall worked as an...
Ila Mae Martin, 90, of Topeka, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, at the Plaza West Care Center in Topeka. She was born May 22, 1928, at Avoca in Jackson County, the daughter of Lloyd and Sarah Bostwick Bowser. She graduated from Soldier High School in 1946. Mrs. Martin had worked at American Bindery in...
Sonia Swanson 1949-2019
Sonia N. “Mammaw” Swanson, 69, Mayetta, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka. She was born February 23, 1949 in Dallastown, Pa., the daughter of Charles and Hazel Stewart Godfrey. She graduated from Spring Grove High School in Pennsylvania. Mrs. Swanson worked as an...
Cecil T. Johnson, 85, Holton, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. He was born Feb. 10, 1933, in Wellston, Okla., the son of Fred and Fannie Johnson. He attended school in Oklahoma. Mr. Johnson and his wife Terri owned and operated Johnson’s Painting and two car washes in Holton before retiring. He was...
John Nowlin 1937-2019
Ret. Lt. Col. John Blaisdell Nowlin, 81, of Bellflower, Calif., died at his home on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. He was born Nov. 25, 1937, in Orange, Orange County, Calif., and was the first of four children to Oscar JB Nowlin and Dorothy Odessa (Longsdorff) Nowlin. John’s family moved from California...
Major Robert Frederick Layton, 85, of Denison, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at Holton Community Hospital. He was born Oct. 11, 1933, in Baltimore, Md., the son of Robert Edward and Alyce Rae (Schulte) Layton. Bob lived in the Denison community since 1986 and had...
Patsy J. Dallas, 72, of Hoyt, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, at the North Care Hospice in Kansas City, Mo. She was born April 15, 1946 in Fresno, Calif., the daughter of Frank and Pauline Grimes Hunt. Patsy attended Denison Bible Church. She was an author, an accomplished artist and a great homemaker...
Merinda Ann “Mindy” Oaks, 41, died Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, at Midland Hospice in Topeka after a short battle with cancer. She was born May 18, 1977, in Hiawatha, the daughter of William and Rebecca Ferry-Torres Oaks of Horton. She attended school at Horton and Wetmore, graduating from Seaman High...
Doris Adams 1919-2019
Doris Irene Adams, 99, of Holton, passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, at Medicalodges Jackson County in Holton. She was born March 26, 1919, in Granada, the daughter of Roscoe and Artemicia “Artie” (Williams) Guffy. Doris attended grade school in Granada. She was a homemaker, worked for Slimaker...
David Davis 1952-2019
“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.” —2 Timothy 4:7 David Lee Davis was born in Kansas City, Mo., on June 6, 1952, to David Howard Davis and Maurine Frances (Self) Davis and passed to everlasting life on Jan. 30, 2019. He was raised in the Waldo area of...

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