Obits

J.D. Nelson 1954-2020
J. D. Nelson, 66, Holton, formerly of Whiting, died Sunday, July 26, 2020 at his home. He was born Feb. 12, 1954 in Kansas City. His parents were James Edward and Virginia Segrist Nelson. J. D. worked as a welder at BMB Manufacturing, later the Alamo Group, in Holton. He then worked for Double...
Veryle Gilleece 1935-2020
Veryle Dean Gilleece, 84, of Valley Falls, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2020, at The Village Villa in Nortonville. He was born Sept. 20, 1935, the son of Clarence and Lillie (Tosh) Gilleece. He graduated from Denison High School in 1954. He joined the United States Air Force on April 2, 1958 and...
Clifford Joseph “C.J.” Walsh, 30, St. George, died Wednesday, July 22, 2020, as a result of an automobile accident in Jackson County. He was born April 28, 1990, in Manhattan, the son of Clifford Jay and Bettie Gray Walsh. He graduated from Rock Creek High School and was a lifelong resident of the...
George Tork, 67, Topeka, died Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at Midland Hospice in Topeka. He was born Sept. 16, 1952, the son of George (Sr.) and Doris Simon Tork of Holton. He grew up and attended school in Holton. He had resided in Topeka for the past several years. Survivors include three sisters,...
Helen Ferguson 1920-2020
Helen Christine Ferguson passed away peacefully at the age of 100 on July 18, 2020, at Medicalodges Jackson County in Holton. She was born Feb. 9, 1920, in Oakdale, Ill., the daughter of Christine and William Ziba.  She graduated from Tipton High School in 1936 and later attended business school in...
Fawn Aiko Gouge Cadue, 65, Holton, died Friday, July 17, 2020, at her home with family by her side. She was born Nov. 22, 1954, in Tokyo, Japan, the daughter of Forest Gilbert and Aiko Takahashi Gouge. She graduated from Tonganoxie High School in 1972. Ms. Cadue was self-employed from 2010 to 2012...
Shirley Mick 1947-2020
Shirley Ann Mick, 72, Holton, died Thursday, July 16, 2020, at her home with family by her side. She was born Aug. 28, 1947, near Holton, the daughter of Joseph Leo “Joe” and Mary Erma Eckert Doyle. She graduated from Denison Rural High School in 1965. She lived most of her life in the Holton...
Sharon J. McDonald, 72, Holton, died Thursday, July 16, 2020, at her rural Holton home. She was born Jan. 15, 1948, in Farmington, Mo., the daughter of Charlie and Edythe Rolens Holliday. She graduated from Farmington High School in 1965. She received her bachelor’s degree in education at the...
Fusako Clark 1925-2020
Fusako “Annie” (Sen) Clark, 94, of Lee’s Summit, Mo., passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2020. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 25 at the Mount Hope Cemetery, 4700 S.W. 17th St., Topeka. Dove Cremations and Funerals, Southwest Chapel is assisting the family. To view a full...
Mary Whitcraft Porter, 101, Topeka, died Wednesday, July 15, 2020. She was born Dec. 26, 1918, in the Pleasant Grove neighborhood near Holton. Per Ms. Porter’s wishes, cremation is planned and private inurnment will be held at a later date in Holton Cemetery. Dove Southeast Chapel, 2843 S.E....

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