Obits

Myra Lee “Osh te se kwe” Matchie, 68, Mayetta, died Tues­day, Jan. 27, 2015 at her home. She was born May 16, 1946, in Holton, the daughter of Peter Paul and Blanche Masquat Matchie. She lived in Holton and Mayetta all of her life. Ms. Matchie worked at the Sen­ior Mealsite and for Social Services...
  Gary E. "Shaw-Nosh" Mitchell, 63, Mayetta, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at Stormont-Vail Regional Medical Center in Topeka. He was born Feb. 8, 1951, in Holton, the son of Andrew Mitchell Sr. and Alberta Marie Nagmo. He graduated from Mayetta High School in 1969. He also graduated from Washburn...
  Edith I. Wilson, 101, Holton, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at Medicalodges Jackson County nursing home in Holton.  She was born Dec. 20, 1913, at Blaine, the daughter of Jesse and Nellie Hamilton Thornton. Her family moved to Soldier when she was very young. She was raised at Soldier and moved...
  Anthony William Etheridge, 25, died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, in Topeka. He was born Sept. 12, 1989, in Cerritos, Calif., the son of Richard A. and Lucinda D. Borgstrum Etheridge. He graduated from Jack­son Heights High School. He married Desseray Wahl on Nov. 2, 2012. She survives. Other survivors...
  Truman E. Hug, 93, rural Mayetta, died Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, at Medicalodges Jackson County in Holton. He was born March 24, 1921, near Soldier, the son of Albert and Esther Partridge Hug. He graduated from Mayetta High School. Mr. Hug was a farmer and stockman, raising dairy cattle, beef and...
  James Kendall Smith, 96, Topeka, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka. He was born Oct. 1, 1918, in Holton, the son of James A. J. and Nora Smith. Mr. Smith served in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of World War II in Europe and the Korean War. He married Elva “Ruth”...
  Donna Mitchell, 70, of Owensboro, Ky., died Jan. 2, 2015, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital after an extended battle with lung cancer. She was born Feb. 13, 1944, in Lewisport, Ky., to the late Leymon and Lena Barbee Keown. Donna was also preceded in death by her twin brother, Donald Keown;...
  Ronald J. Sanchez, 68, formerly of Topeka, died December 24, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tacoma, Wash. He was born April 17, 1946, in Topeka, the son of Joseph and Julia LeClere Sanchez. Mr. Sanchez was a disabled U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of the Prairie Band...
  Col. Ret. Rolland F. “Ron” Clarkson Jr., of North Little Rock, Ark., was called home on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, at the age of 76. Ron was born on March 18, 1938, in Horton, to Rolland Frank Clarkson Sr. and Ruby Margaret Jones. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Marilyn Manrose...
  Curtis J. Harding Jr., 92, Topeka, passed away Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at Stormont-Vail Hospital. He was born Jan. 31, 1922, in Lawton, Okla., the son of Curtis J. and Hettie M. (Tuckey) Harding. Curtis graduated from Central High School at Lawton, Okla., in 1940. After high school, he proudly...

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