Obits

Evaline Twombly 1944-2019
Evaline B. Twombly, 74, of Holton, passed away Monday, July 1, 2019, at Community Hospital Onaga. She was born July 13, 1944, in Topeka, the youngest of 13 children to Charley Clyde and Louisa Eva (Adams) White. She grew up in Topeka and graduated from Highland Park High School in 1962.  On July 16...
Elizabeth Mansfield 1926-2019
Elizabeth Alice Mansfield, 93, Holton, died Monday, July 1, 2019, at The Pines in Holton. She was born Feb. 15, 1926, at Louisville, Neb., the daughter of Clarence P. and Ida K. Fornoff Busche. She graduated from Hartley, Iowa High School in 1943. Elizabeth was a homemaker and had lived in Holton...
Harold Tessendorf 1926-2019
Harold Dean Tessendorf, 92, of Onaga, died Saturday, June 29, 2019, at the Onaga Health and Rehab Center. Harold was born Nov. 8, 1926, in Wamego to Nellie Marie (Hiser) and Henry Robert Tessendorf. Harold grew up on the Tessendorf farm south of Onaga and continued to farm and ranch full-time until...
Dorothy Schafer 1920-2019
Dorothy Mae (Knipp) Schafer, 98, of Holton, was welcomed home by her heavenly Father on Saturday, June 29, 2019. Dorothy was born near Lillis on Nov. 22, 1920, the daughter of Oscar and Nada (Wegner) Knipp.  Dorothy graduated from Vermillion High School in 1938, along with her future husband, John...
Wanola Buss 1925-2019
Wanola D. Buss, 93, of Holton, passed away Saturday, June 29, 2019, at Medicalodges Jackson County in Holton. She was born Aug. 28, 1925, south of Circleville, the daughter of Floyd Walter and Ella Marie (Stephenson) Slimmer. She was a lifetime resident of Jackson County and the Holton area,...
Marilyn Barnes 1929-2019
Marilyn Barnes, 89, of Topeka, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka. She was born Nov. 23, 1929, in Soldier, the daughter of Forest and Mary (Wykert) Vanderwall. Marilyn attended Soldier High School, graduating in 1947. She worked for the State of Kansas, Board of...
Melvin Sharp 1944-2019
Melvin Dennis Sharp, 74, of Holton, passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. He was born Dec. 12, 1944, in Loveland, Colo., the son of Dennis Lowell and Ione Christine (Sanders) Sharp. Melvin graduated in 1962 from Kanopolis High School in Kanopolis. After he...
Heather Joy Hartoebben, 36, Mayetta, died Saturday, June 22, 2019, at home after a long illness. Survivors include a daughter, Hayli, of the home; parents, Joe and Pam Hartoebben, Mayetta; three brothers, Ken Hartoebben and wife Amy, Hoyt, Keith Hartoebben and wife Amy, Lake St. Louis, Mo., and...
Gerald Keith Parker, 81, Lancaster, died Friday, June 21, 2019, as the result of an automobile accident in Atchison County. He was born Jan. 19, 1938, in Horton, the son of Chester N. and Anna B. Kruseburg Parker. He attended Halling Grade School in Denton and graduated from Leona High School in...
Mervin “Joke” Dillon, 96, Topeka, died Thursday, June 20, 2019, at Holton Community Hospital. He was born Jan. 21, 1923, near Silver Lake, the son of Okey and Laura Lange Dillon. Mr. Dillon was a U.S. Navy and Merchant Marine veteran of World War II. He was a member of Painters and Decorators Local...

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