Obits

Tommy Shane 1940-2022
Tommy “Tom” “Ki sheh meh” Gene Shane, 82, of Mayetta, passed away Monday, Aug. 29, 2022, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. He was born April 20, 1940, in Horton, the son of Sofie Lillie Shane (Keesis) and Bobby. Tom was raised by his grandparents, Dora and Jessie Keesis, until he was five years...
Ione Crumpacker 1925-2022
Ethel “Ione” Crumpacker, 96, passed away with family by her side on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022, in Topeka. She was born Oct. 14, 1925, in Sabetha, the eldest of three children to George and Marie Brock. She graduated from Wetmore High School in 1943 and then attended Washburn University to obtain her...
Janice Shafer, 84, formerly of Hoyt, died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022 at Medicalodges Jackson County in Holton. She was born Aug. 12, 1938, in Topeka, the daughter of John and Bertha Davidson Rogers. Mrs. Shafer had worked as a custodian for several schools and hospitals. She was of the Catholic faith...
Max Hollander 1937-2022
Max LeRoy Hollander, 85, Topeka, passed away at the Legend at Capital Ridge on Aug. 26, 2022, in Topeka. Max was born March 11, 1937, in Mayetta, the son of Joseph Franklin and Louise Christine (Wagner) Hollander. He grew up in Whiting and graduated from Whiting High School in 1955. Max married...
Lora Ray-Karlin 1964-2021
Lora Ray-Karlin of Topeka passed away on Dec. 1, 2021, surrounded by her loved ones. Lora was born on Dec. 9, 1964, in Holton, the daughter of Roy and Rexanna Ray. Lora was an ambitious, determined and captivating person from a young age; these characteristics only grew as she got older. In 1982...
Faye H. Sanderson, 71, of Waterbury, Conn., passed away Aug. 10, 2022. Faye was born July 9, 1951 to Frank and Alice (Patterson) Sanderson in Holton. She graduated from Holton High School, attended beauty school and worked as a nurse aid at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka before moving to...
Robert Martin 1961-2022
Robert Dean Martin, 61, was born Feb. 16, 1961, and passed away Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022, with his family by his side. He is survived by his parents, Alan and Connie Martin; five siblings, Troy Martin (Glenda), Guy Martin, Tonya Seesholtz (Greg), Kelly Martin and Penni Miller (Steve); four children...
Virgel Allen Slocum, 96, formerly of Hoyt, died Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022, at the Mission Village Nursing Home in Horton. He was born Nov. 5, 1925, on the family farm in Mayetta, the son of Samuel and Margaret “Nellie” Lease Slocum. Mr. Slocum had worked for Western Resources Inc. (Westar Energy) in...
Earl Cordell 1933-2022
Sanford “Earl” Cordell, 89, of Soldier, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, at Eastridge Nursing Home in Centralia. He was born June 30, 1933, in Holly, Colo., the son of Sanford “Glenn” and Gladys (Hickman) Cordell. Earl graduated from Soldier High School in 1951. After high school, Earl served in...
Eula Oxandale 1930-2022
Eula Elisabeth Oxandale, 91, passed away Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022, in Salina. Eula was born Dec. 28, 1930, in Sabetha. She was the first of two children born to Howard and Theda Bixby. She married Warren Oxandale on Oct. 23, 1948. Together they raised four children on a farm south of Wetmore. Eula...

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