Obits

Richard Gale “Ben” Longberg, 91, died peacefully Saturday, March 3, 2018. He was born Sept. 9, 1926, on the family farm in Soldier and graduated from Sabetha High School in 1944. He married Shirley Leta Fiske, raising their nine children in Sabetha. He was a man of few words. He liked to tease and...
Denise K. Pippert Willits, 46, Netawaka, died Feb. 16, 2018, with her husband Richard in a house fire in Netawaka. She was born Sept. 29, 1971, in Lawrence, the daughter of the late Albert and Betty Pippert. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Allan Pippert. Survivors include her brothers...
Dorothy Rodman 1937-2018
Dorothy Helen Rodman, 80, Hoyt, died Sunday, March 4, 2018. at her home. She was born Aug. 26, 1937, at Winner, S.D., the daughter of Joseph and Mary Sedlmajer Cerveny. She graduated from Todd County High School in Mission, S.D., and later from business college. Mrs. Rodman had worked for Josten’s...
Helen Rita Kramer Keeler, 81,  Whiting, died Friday, March 2, 2018, at her home. She was born Aug. 31, 1936, in Seneca, the daughter of Frank and Rose Buessing Kramer. She graduated in 1954 from Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Schools in Seneca. Mrs. Keeler worked at Hallmark Cards in Topeka for about...
Ida Marie Boyles, 94, of Denison, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2018, at Midland Hospice in Topeka. She was born March 11, 1923 in Clay Center, the daughter of Henry E. and Grace Laurel (Edison) Anderson. Ida was a lifelong resident of Denison. Alongside her husband, she owned and operated A&B...
Mike Christian 1953-2018
Michael “Mike” Allen Christian, 64, of Mayetta, passed away Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, at his home with family by his side. He was born March 11, 1953 in Holton, KS the son of William C. and Betty J. (Nott) Christian. Mike attended Bancroft Schools. He graduated from Wetmore High School in 1970 and...
Richard Lassiter 1935-2018
Richard Marion Lassiter, 82, Denison, died Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, at Stormont-Vail Regional Medical Center in Topeka. He was born Aug. 23, 1935, in Valley Falls, the son of Frank Marion and Sarah Elizabeth Boydston Lassiter. He graduated from Denison High School in 1954. Mr. Lassiter served in the...
Diana May (Barnes) Kauffman passed away on Feb. 24, 2018, in Bakersfield, Calif., at the age of 87. Born May 29, 1930, in Circleville, Diana was a June bride the year of her Topeka High School graduation (1948). She married the love of her life, Harvey Rex Kauffman Jr., and they lived happily...
Doris Widerburg, 84, Lawrence, formerly of Overbrook, died Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, at her home. She was born Sept. 28, 1933, in Valencia, the daughter of Virgil H. and Agnes Banaka Snoddy. She graduated from Rossville High School. She had lived in the Overbrook community for 25 years. She had also...
Norma Sue Whiteaker, 81, Mayetta, died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka. She was born June 26, 1936, in St. Paul, Ark., the daughter of Orville and Era Ogden Langley. She graduated from St. Paul High School in 1954. She had lived in the Jackson County community for 27...

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