Obits

  Ruth Ilene Smith, 89, Whiting, died Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, at the Mission Village Living Center in Horton. She was born Dec. 19, 1925, in Atchison County, the daughter of William and Elsie Chain Lock­wood. Mrs. Smith worked as a book­keeper for Duckwalls, sold Avon products, wrote Whiting news...
  Dr. Mark Laton Bettencourt, 54, Wamego, died Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, in a traffic accident on Cay­man Brac in the Cayman Islands. He was born Dec. 23, 1960, in Oakland, Calif., the son of Lee and Martha Elder Bettencourt. He grew up in Havensville and graduated from Onaga High School in 1979. He...
Gene Williams 1948-2015
  Clarence Eugene “Gene” Wil­liams, 67, Holton, died Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, at Stormont-Vail Regional Medical Center in Topeka. He was born June 4, 1948, in Holton, the son of Boyd Isaac and Florence Viola Hiner Williams. He graduated from Holton High School in 1966 and also attended Vo-Tech in...
  Justin G. Fouts, 86, Westmore­land, died Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, at Wamego City Hospital. He was born July 22, 1929, in Bigelow, the son of Smith L. and Rebecca L. Coffey Fouts. He graduated from Rossville High School in 1947. Mr. Fouts had lived in the Topeka/Dover area for several years and...
  Thomas J. Ryan Jr., 82, Valley Falls, died Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, at his home. He was born Sept. 30, 1933, at Kansas City, Mo., the son of Tho­mas J. (Sr.) and Mary Elizabeth King Ryan. He graduated from Bishop Hogan High School at Kan­sas City, Mo. Mr. Ryan served in the U.S. Army from 1957 to...
  Jere P. Bleier, 81, Holton, died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015 at Medicalodges Jackson County in Holton. He was born Nov. 17, 1933, in Topeka, the son of George C. and Marguerite Beseau Bleier. He graduated from Seaman High School in 1953. Mr. Bleier served in the U.S. Army in Korea from 1953 to 1955...
  Sammy L. Ashley, 89, Denison, died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015 at Midland Care Hospice House in Topeka. He was born Aug. 3, 1926, in Topeka, the son of Moorman and Myrtle Orrick Ashley. He attended Topeka High School and received an honorary diploma in 2004. Mr. Ashley joined the U.S. Navy and served...
  Harold E. Allen, 80, Topeka, died Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, at Stormont-Vail Regional Medical Center. He was born May 11, 1935, in Topeka, the son of Roy Thomas and Fern Burkett Allen. He gradu­ated from Highland Park High School in 1953. He also attended Faith Bible Institute for three years and...
Jack Beightel 1934-2015
  Jack Loren Beightel, 80, Holton, passed away Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015, surrounded by his family, at Stor­mont-Vail Hospital, after a long ill­ness. He was born Dec. 23, 1934, in Holton, the son of Jess and Edith (Jackson) Beightel. Jack graduated from Holton High School in 1953 and had at­tended...
Murrine Suttles 1930-2015
  Murrine B. Suttles, 85, St. Marys, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, at the Community Hospital in St. Marys. Mrs. Suttles, the daughter of Murry Ernest and Lillian Everine Carls Rice, was born June 10, 1930, in St. Clere; she was raised and lived in the St. Clere commu­nity many years until...

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