Obits

Alvina “Mee-gis-kee” Wamego LaClair, 97, Mayetta, died Sunday, June 7, 2020, at her home. She was born Dec. 21, 1922, on the Potawatomi Reservation, the daughter of Henry and Florence Walters Wamego. She graduated from Chilocco Indian School in Oklahoma and also attended school in Pierre, S.D., and...
Cheryl Hamlin 1949-2020
(Service Information Updated) Cheryl Kay Hamlin, 70, of Circleville, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at her home with family by her side. She was born Sept. 9, 1949, in Holton, the daughter of Paul Clayton and Geraldine Irene (Heiselman) Luscombe. Cheryl graduated from Holton High School in...
Allan Shumaker 1949-2020
Allan “Al” Warner Shumaker, 71, of Wetmore, passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. He was born Jan. 12, 1949, in Sabetha, the son of Ernest and Edith (Rebenstorf) Shumaker. Al graduated as valedictorian from Wetmore High School in 1967. He later graduated from The...
Barbara Marie Birch Russell, 77, Goff, died Sunday, May 31, 2020, at her home. She was born July 7, 1942, in Eau Claire, Wisc., the daughter of Robert and Lucile Daniels Birch. She graduated from Eau Claire Senior High in 1954 and attended Rice Lake Technical College in Rice Lake, Wisc., for two...
Eileen Willis, a longtime resident of Hoyt and most recently living in Gardner, died on Memorial Day, May 25, 2020, at her home. Eileen was born Dec. 6, 1936. She grew up on an old-fashioned farm outside Emmett. She met her husband, Marvin, while he was playing trumpet professionally at a dance....
Warren Pugh 1949-2020
Warren Marshall Pugh, 70, of Mayetta, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at his home in rural Mayetta. He was born Sept. 4, 1949, in rural Silver Lake, the son of Marshall Ivan and Sarah Earline (Tibbs) Pugh. He graduated from Mayetta High School in 1968, from U.S. Naval Electronics and Crypto...
Frank Morris 1937-2020
Frank Henry Morris, 83, Holton, died Sunday, May 24, 2020, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. He was born April 22, 1937, in Oregon, Mo., the son of Clarance Marion and Lillian Ina Breckinridge Morris. He attended school in Oregon, Mo. Mr. Morris served in the U.S. Navy as a machinist’s mate...
George Cochren 1922-2020
George H. Cochren, 98, of Holton, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020, at Medicalodges Jackson County. He was born Feb. 9, 1922, in Wetmore, the son of John H. and Lena (Wegman) Cochren. George had lived in Holton since 1963 and previously in Netawaka and Whiting. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy...
Lester Stallbaumer 1937-2020
Lester Stallbaumer, 82, of Holton, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at the Pines South Nursing Facility near Holton. He was born Oct. 17, 1937, on the farm, north of Corning, the son of Suitbert and Elizabeth Hutfles Stallbaumer. He attended Corning Schools and helped out on the family farm. He...
Sylvia Hall 1939-2020
Sylvia Mae Hall died peacefully in Fairfax, Va., on Saturday, April 18, 2020, at the age of 80. Sylvia is survived by her three children, six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and her sister, Virginia Peters, of Topeka. Sylvia was preceded in death by her late husband, David Hall; her late...

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