Obits

  Lavonne Marie “Bonnie” Abram, 70, Lawrence, died Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, at her home. She was born June 26, 1945, in Holton, the daughter of Theodore Breitigan and Mercedes M. Tuck­win and stepdaughter of Kenneth A. Degand. She graduated from Delia High School and attended Haskell Institute. She...
Nora "Faye" Rodecap 1948-2016
  Nora “Faye” Rodecap, 67, Carbondale, passed away Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. She was born July 17, 1948, the daughter of Rose Bagby of Hoyt. Mrs. Rodecap had her own sewing shop. Survivors include her husband, Ronald Rodecap, and a grandson whom she raised, Kristerfer Shaver, of the home; four...
Joseph Grant “Sao nem ki” Jessepe, 66, Mayetta, died Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016, at his home. He was born Dec. 9, 1949, on the Prairie Band Potawatomi Reserva­tion, the son of Leroy J. and Con­stance Magnauck Jessepe. He graduated from Manhattan High School in 1967 and had attended Kansas State...
Jack Barnes 1929-2016
  John Hayden “Jack” Barnes, 86, Newton, died Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. He was born March 22, 1929, in Holton, the son of Clarence Russell and Vera Aileen Barnes. He gradu­ated in 1951 from Kansas State College with a bachelor of science degree in agriculture and partici­pated in Army ROTC, graduating...
  John Thomas Amos III, of Topeka, passed away Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. He was born in Sabetha, on Jan. 25, 1933, to John Thomas Jr. and Vivian Francis Wetmore Amos. He attended grade school at Rock School, then went to Bern High School until March of his junior year when his family moved north of...
James Hawley 1929-2016
  James Roland Hawley, 87, Wetmore, died Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at Medicalodges Jackson County. He was born Feb. 3, 1929, in Goff, the son of Archie James and Grace Mae Porter Hawley. He graduated from Wetmore High School in 1947. He had been a member of the Wetmore commu­nity since 1945. Mr. Hawley...
  Sylvester “Cheeg-Wah” Dean Masqua, 65, Horton, died Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. He was born Oct. 8, 1950, in Horton, the son of Sylvester and Geraldine Shopteese Masqua. Mr. Masqua worked as a heavy equipment operator in his earlier years for the Kickapoo Tribe in...
  Florence May “Flossie” Werten­berger, 93, of Sabetha, passed away Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, at the Apos­tolic Christian Home in Sabetha. Flossie was born on March 13, 1922, to Frank and Rosina (Esslin­ger) Williams of Bala. She attended school at the Bala Elementary School through the eighth grade....
  Opal Audrey Pittenger, 99, Holton, died Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. She was born Aug. 11, 1916, in Goff, the daughter of Chester George and Grace Belle Porter Sourk. She attended Fairview Grade School and graduated from Goff High School in 1934. Mrs. Pittenger worked as a switchboard operator for JBN...
  Norbert J. Darveaux, 78, Valley Falls, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, at his home. He was born Dec. 15, 1937, at Rulo, Neb., the son of Peter Joseph and Mary Majerus Darveaux. He graduated from Sacred Heart Catholic Grade School in Falls City, Neb., and from high school in Reserve. Mr. Darveaux...

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