Obits

Bonnie Rouse 1941-2022
Bonnie Marie (Miller) Rouse passed away on May 5, 2022, at Meriden Kelly House. She was born Nov. 23, 1941, in Atchison, the daughter of John J. and Pearl E. Miller. She lived in the Muscotah, Wetmore and Holton communities until she graduated from Holton High School in 1959. She moved to Topeka...
Ralph Bottom 1924-2022
Ralph Leroy Bottom, 97, of Holton, passed away Thursday, May 5, 2022, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. He was born Aug. 20, 1924, in the Buck’s Grove area of Jackson County, the son of Roy L. and Eva M. (Kroth) Bottom.  Ralph spent most of his life in the Havensville area and moved to Holton in...
Carolyn Reicherter 1944-2022
Carolyn Melaine Schurlknight Reicherter, 77, passed away peacefully at her home on May 3, 2022. Carolyn was born Nov. 2, 1944, in Charleston, S.C., the only daughter of Coit and Virgie Schurlknight. Carolyn graduated from North Charleston High School, Charleston, S.C. Following graduation she...
Eva Loftus 1943-2022
Eva M. (Swecker) Loftus, 78, of Holton, passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at Stormont-Vail Hospital with her daughter by her side.  She was born Oct. 5, 1943, in Topeka, the daughter of Leonard and Maxine Swecker.  Eva was employed by Jostens Yearbook and ran the cover department for more than...
LaVeda Wahweotten 1939-2022
LaVeda Lorene Wahweotten, 83, of Mayetta, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2022, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. She was born April 18, 1939, in Delia, the daughter of Charles K. and Lillian C. (Shoptese) Thomas. LaVeda worked for many years at Jostens Yearbook in Topeka. She was a gaming...
Hazel Kennedy 1923-2022
Hazel K. Kennedy, 99, formerly of Soldier, passed away on Friday, April 29, 2022, at her home in Topeka. She was born April 8, 1923, at Soldier, the daughter of Adolph and Minnie DeLap Bock. She graduated from Soldier High School in 1941. Hazel was a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church in Holton...
Dr. Bill Waddell 1931-2022
The silver cord is loosened (Ecclesiastes 12: 6-7) and the courageous soul of Dr. Bill Waddell has glided from the River of Life across to the Heavenly Sea. Dr. Bill, 90, of Denison, entered into eternal life to his heavenly home of Christ our Saviour on April 27, 2022 with his family at his side....
Melvin Askren 1930-2022
Melvin Earl Askren, 91, of Holton, passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at Medicalodges Jackson County. He was born Dec. 10, 1930, at the family home, nine miles southwest of Holton, the son of Roscoe “Earl” and Jennie May (Simmons) Askren. He attended Winding Vale School, District #20 for seven...
Dave Moseley 1935-2022
David Mitchell Moseley, 86, of Perry, formerly of Denison, passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka. He was born Aug. 16, 1935, west of Havensville, the son of Paul Mitchell and Elva Lou (Mitchell) Moseley. Dave graduated from Mayetta High School in 1953. He proudly...
Gary Gharst 1940-2022
Gary T. Gharst, 81, Topeka, passed into the loving arms of his Savior on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. He was born June 2, 1940, at Woodlawn, the son of Elmer E. and Isabell F. (Blanc) Gharst. Gary attended first grade in Woodlawn. In 1947, the family moved to their farm in the Lower Banner Community,...

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