Obits

Fran Gibson
Frances “Fran” Gibson, 77, Tucson, Ariz., passed on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in the presence of her family. Fran was the oldest child of Robert and Virginia Dannenberg. Fran’s family moved to Holton when she was in elementary school and Fran graduated from Holton High School in 1959 and attended...
Adrienne Hendricks 1926-2018
Adrienne Leota Hendricks, 92, Holton, formerly of Winfield, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at Medicalodges Jackson County. She was born Sept. 13, 1926, in Douglas, the daughter of Raymond and Myrtle Spires Gray. Mrs. Hendricks worked in accounting for Guymon-Petro and later for State Farm Insurance...
Sharon Kay Mitchell, 70, Holton, died Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka. She was born Nov. 8, 1947, at Onaga, the daughter of Melvin and Iverna Ristow Most. She graduated from Onaga High School in 1965. Mrs. Mitchell was the office manager at Community Health Care Systems...
Maxine VanDonge 1923-2018
Maxine B. VanDonge, 95, Holton, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at Medicalodges Jackson County. She was born Aug. 17, 1923, in America City, the daughter of Lewis and Bertha Nichols Sumner. She attended Anderson and Buck’s Grove country schools and graduated from Soldier High School in 1941. Mrs....
Dorothy Marie “Dotty” Thompson-Graves, 59, Topeka, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at her home. She was born March 31, 1959, in Hannibal, Mo., the daughter of John and Dorothy Elizabeth Burrows Winston. She graduated from Seaman High School in 1977 and had lived most of her life in Topeka. Mrs....
Carol June “Ke-Wada-No-Quah” Yazzie, 65, Horton, died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 at her home on the Kickapoo Reservation. She was born March 3, 1953 in Horton, the daughter of Leonard McKinney and Melvina Mjessepe Banks. She graduated from Riverside Indian School in Anadarko, Okla., and from Northeast...
Marlene L. Thompson, 84, of Alliance, Neb., and Fort Mohave, Ariz., formerly of Mayetta, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, at the Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff, Neb. She was born Aug. 11, 1934, in Peoria, Ill., the daughter of John L. and Marjorie Emerson Ganion. Marlene was the receiving...
Pete Rethman 1936-2018
Walter “Pete” Rethman, 82, Holton, died Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, at the Dwight D. Eisenhower VA Medical Center in Leavenworth. He was born April 20, 1936, in Seneca, the son of John and Marcella Rettele Rethman. He graduated from Sts. Peter and Paul High School at Seneca. Mr. Rethman was a veteran of...
Alvin John “Jack” Herbers Jr., 60, Topeka, formerly of Holton, died Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, at Tanglewood Nursing and Rehabilitation. He was born June 19, 1958, the son of Alvin J. Herbers Sr. and Charlotte Earline Cummings Herbers. He graduated from Holton High School in 1976. Mr. Herbers joined the...
Joe Barnes 1931-2018
Joe Barnes, 87, Holton, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, at Holton Community Hospital. He was born Feb. 23, 1931, on the family farm south of Holton, the son of Russell and Aileen Pollock Barnes. He graduated from Holton High School in 1949. Mr. Barnes was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a combat...

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