Obits

On Feb. 19, 2018, Leland Orrin Singer went home to be with the Lord. He was preceded in death by his parents, Orrin and Vera Singer of Holton. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Diane; his two children, Bryan and Allison Singer; and his three grandchildren, Madelynn, Michaela and Charles...
Jaroslav “Sid” Sedlacek, 95, Holton, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, at his home. He was born April 28, 1922, in Abie, Neb., the son of Frank and Theresa Stach Sedlacek. He graduated from Rossville High School in 1940. Mr. Sedlacek served in the U.S. Army during World War II. After his enlistment in...
Ronald Eugene “Woody” Childs, 62, Russell, formerly of Netawaka, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, at his home. He was born April 2, 1955, in Topeka, the son of Robert N. and Martha Jane Childs. He graduated from Jackson Heights High School in 1973 and lived most of his life in the Netawaka area. Mr....
Ralph Paul Spellmeier, 70, Hoyt, died Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. He was born May 16, 1947, the son of Marvin and Pauline Puvogel Spellmeier. He graduated from Fairview High School in 1965 and attended Highland Junior College. Mr. Spellmeier worked at Hydra Tool and later for Goodyear Tire and Rubber...
Janice Derfelt 1938-2018
Janice Kay McGinnis Derfelt, 80, Branson, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at her home. She was born Feb. 16, 1938, in Holton, the daughter of Ralph Earp and Blanche Elizabeth Hood McGinnis. She graduated from Holton High School and attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Mrs. Derfelt...
Joyce Rothrock 1930-2018
Joyce Rothrock, 87, Long Beach, Calif., died Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at Valley View Gardens care home. She was born July 28, 1930, in Moorhead, Minn., the daughter of Everett and Adelade Witt. She attended Moorhead State University, earned her teaching credential, then attended CSULB in Long Beach,...
Patricia Cannon Welch, 59, Holton, died Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at The University of Kansas Health St. Francis Campus. She was born May 2, 1958, in Charlotte, N.C., the daughter of Joe Edgar and Ruth Clementine Hearn Cannon. She had lived in the Holton community for two months to be closer to her...
Adalee Marie Cunning-Moffitt, 94, Meriden, died Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at her home. She was born Nov. 8, 1923, in Meriden, the daughter of Roy and Anna Ammen Cunning. She graduated from Rock Creek High School in 1941. Mrs. Cunning-Moffitt was a member of the Meriden Community Church, Jefferson...
Wanda K. Albright, 77, of Topeka, passed away on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at Midland Hospice House. She was a 1958 graduate of High land Park High School, a 1982 graduate of Washburn University with an Associate of Arts degree and a 1983 graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. She was then...
Paul Moser 1928-2018
Paul Moser, 89, of Holton, passed away on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. He was born Aug. 1, 1928, in Troy, to Fred and Goldie Dittemore Moser. Paul was a grade school educator, coach and principal for 42 years, teaching at Whiting, Mayetta, Circleville and Jackson Heights...

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