Obits

Patsy A. Wittenbach, 88, of Topeka, formerly of Holton, passed away Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, at Topeka Presbyterian Manor. She was born Nov. 14, 1933, in Glen Elder, the daughter of Chester W. and Alma M. (Wiese) Barnett. Patsy graduated from Glen Elder High School in 1951. She lived in Topeka from...
Donald Mackintosh 1927-2022
Donald H. Mackintosh, 94, died Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022. He was born Sept. 13, 1927. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 68 years, Barbara; parents, David and Constance (Clapp) Mackintosh; daughter, Janet Kotas; great-grandson, Chase Hunter; son, David Mackintosh; and son-in-law, Vern...
JoAnn Eilene Shumaker, 84, Topeka, died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022, at Oakley Place Senior Living in Topeka. She was born April 5, 1938, in Vermillion, the daughter of Clifton and Opal Skillet Holland. She graduated from Centralia High School in 1956. Mrs. Shumaker moved to Topeka, where she worked for...
Kathy Grannell 1938-2022
Kathryn Marie “Kathy” (Lang) Grannell, 84, of Overland Park, died on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, at Advent Health South Overland Park Hospital after a short illness.  She was born Feb. 18, 1938, in Great Bend to her parents Elmer Joseph and Kathryn Marie Dolechek Lang. She was raised by her...
Dr. James D. Shaffer 1925-2022
Dr. James D. Shaffer, 97, Sarasota, Fla., passed away July 13, 2022, in Sarasota County, Fla., after a long and distinguished life and career. He is survived by his wife Helene (Washburn) Shaffer, two children, Lauri Olsen (Ed) and Cynthia Buchan (Barry), and three stepchildren, Joselyn Ferres...
Jane Evans 1945-2022
Jane Kathryn (Giesel) Aeschliman Evans, 77, of Bern, was called home to her Lord while her husband, Bob, was by her side on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022. Jane was born at the Seneca hospital on Feb. 15, 1945. Jane along with her parents, Jess and Mildred (Bales) Giesel and her brother, Jim, resided at the...
Marguerite Williams 1925-2022
Marguerite L. Williams had her heavenly homecoming on Sept. 1, 2022. She was born Sept. 3, 1925, in Ottawa. She was born to Daisy and Albert Hedrick and had an older half-brother, William Homan. She graduated from Kansas University in 1946 and started teaching school in a one-room school in...
Tracey “Tiny” Hasenkamp, 59, of Wetmore, died peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022, surrounded by his family. He was born Aug. 10, 1963, in Axtell, to Leo Louis and Mary Ann Johnson Hasenkamp. He grew up in the Wetmore community and graduated from Wetmore High School in 1981.  Tracey was never...
Richard Tanking 1960-2022
Richard Donald Tanking, 62, of Sabetha, formerly of Wetmore, died at the Sabetha Hospital on Friday, Sept. 2, 2022. He was born at the Holton Hospital on Jan. 21, 1960, to Lawrence F. “Doc” and Cecilia Mary Peppersack Tanking. He grew up in the Wetmore community and attended special education...
Ethel Thompson 1924-2022
Ethel M. (Seckinger) Thompson, 98, of Holton, passed away Monday, Aug. 22, 2022. She was born March 8, 1924, in Lenape, the daughter of Ralph and Chelsea (Mathia) Seckinger. Ethel married Harry Ewing Thompson on March 14, 1951, in Topeka. He preceded her in death on Jan. 30, 2013. Survivors include...

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