Obits

  Phillip Edward Beckwith, 98, Topeka, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, at Midland Hospice House. He was born July 29, 1916, in Delta, Colo., the son of Elon and Gertrude Simpson Beckwith. He was raised and educated in Delta. Mr. Beckwith served in the U.S. Army from 1940 to 1945. After his military...
  Bonnie Jeanne Strader, 83, Holton, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at Holton Community Hos­pital. She was born May 31, 1931, in Circleville, the daughter of Jess Lee and May Irene Wilkerson Askren. She attended Circleville schools and had lived in the Jackson County area all of her life. Ms. Strader...
  Iva June Fail Dedeke, 71, Denison, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. She was born Feb. 11, 1943, in Chanute, the daughter of Ivan J. Fail and Helen Bernice Hollibaugh-Benefiel. She graduated from Altoona High School in 1961 and attended beauty school in Miami, Okla. Mrs. Dedeke worked at Olga's Beauty...
  Jack Keith Burch, 83, Soldier, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at his home. He was born Feb. 18, 1931, at Scott City, the son of Jay and Dorothy Hamblen Burch. He graduated from Plattsmouth High School in Plattsmouth, Neb., and earned an associate of arts degree in law enforcement. Mr. Burch served...
  Jack Keith Burch, 83, Soldier, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at his home. He was born Feb. 18, 1931, at Scott City, the son of Jay and Dorothy Hamblen Burch. He graduated from Plattsmouth High School in Plattsmouth, Neb., and earned an associate of arts degree in law enforcement. Mr. Burch served...
  Martha S. (Wehner) Wanke, 92, of Topeka, passed away Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. Martha was born in Germany, married Henry H. Wanke in 1948, and was a homemaker. Martha was a member of The German-American Club of Topeka, of Mother Teresa Catholic Church, volunteered at Let’s Help of Topeka and was a...
  Janicesue Stewart, 73, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, at Mid­land Hospice House in Topeka. She was born Jan. 4, 1941, at Soldier, the daughter of Roy and Nellie Cappen Bickford. She grew up in the Solier and Holton com­munities and graduated from Topeka High School. Mrs. Stewart had worked for...
  Mary Margaret “Peggy” Long, 96, Topeka, died Friday, Dec. 12, 2014. She was born April 8, 1918, at Truchton, Colo., the daughter of Joseph and Mabel Chamberlin Cody. Mrs. Long was a long-time resi­dent of the Topeka area. She was a member of First Church of Christ Scientist. She married Vernon...
  Linda Sue Elliott, 64, Topeka, died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, at the House at Midland Care. She was born June 16, 1950, in Holton, the daughter of William and Ella Marie Hersh Jones. Ms. Elliott was an office assis­tant for the Kansas Highway Patrol for 13 years, retiring in 2012. She was a member of...
  Sam Levine “Wah mi mi” Bar­row, 43, Valley Falls, died Thurs­day, Dec. 11, 2014, in Holton. He was born Dec. 19, 1970, at Holton, the son of Vernon Charles “Red” and Myra Matchie Barrow. He graduated from Valley Falls High School in 1990. Sam had worked at Cretex Engi­neering at Oskaloosa and for...

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