Obits

Sandra Lou “Sandy” Martin, 65, Holton, died Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Topeka. She was born June 4, 1955, in Wichita, the daughter of Jerry Duane Cochran and Doris “Jean” O’Neal. She graduated from Jackson Heights High School in 1973. Mrs. Martin worked for Payless Cashways as a cashier and paint...
Darla Kay Hanks, 64, Holton, died Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, at The University of Kansas Health System-St. Francis Campus. She was born Dec. 15, 1955, in Wamego, the daughter of Louis and Lucille Elaine Bachman Bonner. Ms. Hanks was a CNA, a CMA and a restorative aide. She worked for the Dechairo...
Dan Lee Armstrong, 82, died Friday, Oct. 8, 2020. He was born Sept. 26, 1938, in Topeka, the son of Norman and Amy Armstrong of Mayetta. Mr. Armstrong served in the U.S. Navy. He retired from Goodyear after 32 years of employment. He married Patricia Armstrong. She survives. Other survivors include...
Alice Holcomb 1948-2020
Alice Faye Holcomb, 72, of Holton, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, in Topeka. She was born June 30, 1948, in Madisonville, Ky., the daughter of Brank and Gracie Pearl (Gates) Duvall. Alice graduated from Earlington High School in Earlington, Ky., then attended cosmetology college. Later she...
Robert Rye Jr. 1958-2020
Robert Lee Rye Jr., 62, of Holton, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, after a six-month battle with cancer. He was born July 17, 1958, in Lynwood, Calif., the son of Robert Lee Rye Sr. and Rozann (Martin) Rye. Robert proudly served in the U.S. Navy and retired as a command...
Katherine Clark 1916-2020
Katherine Elizabeth Kreamer Clark, 104, of Holton, passed away Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, at Vintage Park in Holton. She was born March 25, 1916, to Fred Vincent Kreamer and Sally Elizabeth Harrison Kreamer in Jewell. Maternal grandparents Hugh and Luella Jordan Harrison raised Katherine and her younger...
Pat McRae 1942-2020
Patricia “Pat” McRae (Day), 78, of Chapman, died Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020 at Good Shepherd Homecare Hospice in Manhattan. Pat was born Feb. 11, 1942, in Blue Rapids. Pat grew up in Junction City and attended Junction City schools. She attended Topeka Barber College in Topeka. After graduating from...
Carrie Miller 1924-2020
Carrie Margaret Miller, 96, of Holton, passed away Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020 at Medicalodges Jackson County. She was born Aug. 12, 1924, in Mayetta, the daughter of Rob and Sadie (Gibbons) Miller. On May 7, 1958, her father passed away, and on June 10, 1969, her mother passed away, leaving Carrie...
Evelyn Colhouer 1934-2020
Evelyn Grace Colhouer, 86, Holton, died Friday, Oct. 2, 2020 at The Pines in Holton. She was born March 26, 1934, in Wetmore, the daughter of John Wesley Bontrager and Edna Lenora Porter. She graduated from Holton High School in 1952. Mrs. Colhouer worked many years at American Savings in Holton,...
Norbert G. Schmitz, 92, of Axtell, died Thursday evening, Oct. 1, 2020, at Life Care Center in Seneca. He was born Dec. 12, 1927, on a farm northwest of St. Benedict, the son of George and Louise Oenbring Schmitz. He grew up there, attended St. Mary’s Catholic School, helped on the family farm and...

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