Obits

Emma Thompson 1926-2015
  Emma Gleason Thompson, 89, of Holton, Kansas, died Thursday, July 16, 2015, of natural causes at Holton Community Hospital. She was born April 27, 1926 in Council Grove, to David and Nira Gleason. She married Roger M. Thompson, also of Council Grove, on Jan. 21, 1945. Emma started her working...
Agatha Cavanaugh 1922-2015
  Agatha A. Oestmann Cava­naugh, 93, Topeka, died Tuesday, July 21, 2015. Born Jan. 13, 1922, in Talmage, Neb., the daughter of Henry and Helen (Kreimer) Doermann, she graduated from Talmage High School. Agatha was an LPN working for Stormont-Vail Hospital and later Shawnee County Health Depart­...
Pam Danley 1957-2015
  Pamela Sue Danley, 58, of DeWitt, Iowa, went Home with Je­sus early Sunday morning, July 19, 2015, at Lantern Park Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Coralville, Iowa, following a two-year battle with cancer. Pam was born April 3, 1957, in Topeka, the daughter of Glenn Ar­thur and Helen Leah (...
  John Matthew Vanderblomen Sr., 72, Topeka, died Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at The University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. He was born Nov. 30, 1942, in Topeka, the son of Jacob Sylvester and Marion Celeste Seymour Van­derblomen. He attended Rossville High School until his sophomore...
  Elizabeth Ann “Betty” McQueen Chilia, 81, Layton, Utah, died Fri­day, July 3, 2015, at Leg­acy/Fairfield Village in Layton, where she had lived in recent years. She was born Feb. 21, 1934, in Holton, the daughter of Knox Ralph and Lillie Ethel McQueen. Mrs. Chilia retired from Hill AFB in 1986....
  Daniel P. “Murf” Cunningham, 59, of Yukon, Okla., passed away Saturday, July 11, 2015. Murphy, a beloved and adoring husband, father and brother was surrounded by his loving family as he peacefully joined the Lord and his loved ones in heaven. He en­dured a very quick and short time with cancer,...
  Charles K. “Chuck” Searcy, 78, Peoria, Ill., died Saturday, July 18, 2015, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Ill. He was born Dec. 9, 1936, in Rock Island, Ill., the son of Glen R. and Saraphina Marasco Searcy. He graduated from Rock Island High School and was awarded an associ­ate...
William R. Calwell 1908-2015
  William Riley Calwell, 107, of Topeka, passed away on Thursday, July 16, 2015, at Aldersgate Vil­lage in Topeka. He was born June 25, 1908, in Wetmore, and was the oldest man in Kansas at the time of his death. He went to grade school and gradu­ated from high school in Wetmore before moving to...
  Ford L. Williams, 91, Topeka, died Friday, July 17, 2015, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. He was born Nov. 4, 1923, in Sabetha, the son of George and Fern Williams. He graduated from Holton High School in 1941 and lived in Topeka for most of his life. Mr. Williams served in the U.S. Army Air...
  Cheryl Rena Baldridge Kogler, 41, Colby, died Monday, July 13, 2015, in Russell County as a result of a traffic accident. She was born Jan. 2, 1974, in Sabetha, the daughter of James and Karen Slentz Baldridge. She was raised in Sabetha and graduated from Sabetha High School in 1992. She attended...

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