Obits

Jane Leitzel 1946-2021
Jane E. Leitzel, 75, of Hoyt, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, at Stormont-Vail Regional Medical Center in Topeka. She was born Sept. 4, 1946, in Wichita, the daughter of Wayne and Virginia Stone O’Byrne. She graduated from Wichita South High School in 1964. Mrs. Leitzel had worked as a secretary for...
Jimmy Allen Robbins, 77, Holton, died Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, at Stormont-Vail Regional Medical Center in Topeka. He was born June 8, 1944, in Holton, the son of Alfred J. and Ida Mae Moore Robbins. Mr. Robbins worked for sawmills in Topeka and in pouring and finishing concrete. He had worked at the...
Isabelle L. McConnaughey, age 96-⅓ (we find you count months when you’re under 5 and over 90), of Topeka, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021. Isabelle was born June 23, 1925, in Atchison, the daughter of Frank Lindsey and Lillian Rosemond (Pharris) Lindsey. She married Joseph McConnaughey on Nov....
Edward LeMoyne Dodson, 81, Denison, died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, at Onaga Community Hospital.  He was born April 7, 1940, at Christ’s Hospital in Topeka, the son of Carl E. and Evelyn Buehler Dodson. He was a lifelong resident of Denison, graduating from Denison Rural High School in 1958.  Mr....
Patricia Nott 1947-2021
Patricia Marie (Wegner) Nott was born Nov. 22, 1947, and died Oct. 26, 2021. The second born child to Rando and Dorothy (Baker) Wegner, Pat grew up near Onaga on the Wegner homestead farm. She started her education at Cloverleaf, a one-room schoolhouse where she rode a horse to school. Like many...
Milton Kelly 1939-2021
Milton A. Kelly, 82, passed away Friday, Oct. 29, 2021, in Apache Junction, Ariz., after a long battle with Parkinson’s. Milton was born April 3, 1939, in Marysville. He was the son of Irvin Otis Kelly and Virginia (Ring) Kelly. Milton married Carolyn (Younger) Lillie and they later divorced....
Terry Meyer 1953-2021
Terry Lynn Meyer, 68, of Soldier, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, at Advent Health Care Center in Overland Park. He was born April 16, 1953, in Axtell, the son of Frank H. Meyer Jr. and Mildred A. (Olberding) Meyer. Terry graduated from B&B Baileyville High School in 1971. He worked for more...
Larry Gene LaNier, 63, Wetmore, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021, at his home. He was born April 17, 1958, the son of Clifford Elroy and Marjorie Maxine Thieme LaNier. He graduated from Wetmore High School in 1977. He married Linda Singer in January 1979. They divorced. Survivors include his mother,...
Roy Murray 1951-2021
Roy Dean Murray, 70, Soldier, died Friday, Oct. 29, 2021, at his home. He was born May 27, 1951, in Topeka, the son of Roy Alfred and Clare Dean Byler Murray. He graduated from Seaman High School in 1971 and had lived in the Soldier community since 2001. Mr. Murray was a certified welder. He worked...
Gale Gakle 1960-2021
Gale “Butch” Owen Gakle, 61, of Holton, passed away Friday, Oct. 29, 2021, at Stormont-Vail Hospital. He was born Feb. 16, 1960, in Long Beach, Calif., the son of Gale E. and Erma Marie (Johnson) Gakle. Gale graduated from Excelsior Springs High School in 1978. After moving to Holton, he worked for...

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