Obits

Betty Rieschick 1923-2016
  Betty Irene (Capsey) Ri­eschick, 93, of Soldier, passed away Friday, May 13, 2016, at Medicalodges Jackson County in Holton. She was born April 25, 1923, in Soldier, the daughter of Ella M. Forrest Cook and W.H. “Major” Capsey. She graduated from Soldier High School in 1942. Betty married Claude...
  Alfred “Joe” Collins, 85, Holton, died Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at The Pines in Holton. He was born Aug. 27, 1930 in Welch, Okla., the son of Dewey and Emma Augusta Bradbury Collins. He graduated from Hoyt High School in 1949. Mr. Collins served in the U.S. Army in Europe during the Korean War,...
  Victor “Travis” Smith, 44, Mus­cotah, died Friday, April 29, 2016, at his home. He was born March 30, 1972, in Kansas City, the son of Christopher Callahan and Joyce Beach. Mr. Smith worked as a cabinet maker and painter. Survivors include his grandfa­ther, Gene Beach, Muscotah; his grandmother,...
  Erma “June” Robinson LaBrec­que, 80, Topeka, died Friday, May 6, 2016, at her home. She was born May 17, 1935, at Atchison, the daughter of Glen and Gladys Vest Robinson. Ms. LaBrecque had worked for many years for Capper’s Publica­tion and later worked in home health care in Topeka. She married...
  James “Jim” Edward Alder­fer, 68 of Centralia died Mon­day, April 18, 2016, at a hospital in Lincoln, Neb. Jim was born March 23, 1948, in Sabetha, to Roy and Eva (Strahm) Alderfer. He lived on a farm north of Sabetha and at­tended a one-room school until third grade at the Rock Creek School....
Jerry Wittmer
  Gerald “Jerry” Wittmer, 77, Topeka, passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Family will greet friends from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 11 at Fellowship Bible Church, 6800 S.W. 10th St., where Jerry’s Celebration of Life will be­gin at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are...
  Raymond Franklin “Frank” Quimby Jr., 46, Mayetta, died Monday, May 2, 2016, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka. He was born April 7, 1970, in Fairfax, Mo., the son of Raymond F. “Ray” Quimby Sr. and Patricia Ann Gardner Quimby. He gradu­ated from Royal Valley High School in 1988 and received his...
  Doloretta “Dolly” Juyne Schu­bert Sorensen, 92, Bonner Springs, passed away on Sunday, May 1, 2016, at Lawrence Memorial Hos­pital in Lawrence. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 6 at the Alden-Harrington Funeral Home in Bon­ner Springs, with burial to follow in the Bonner...
  James LeRoy Hanrahan, 77, Muscotah, died Thursday, April 28, 2016, at his home. Funeral services were held Wednesday morning at Dishon-Maple-Chaney Mortuary in Horton. Burial was held in Muscotah Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the James Hanrahan me­morial fund, to be designated...
William Rieschick 1932-2016
  William C. Rieschick, 84, Topeka, died Saturday, April 30, 2016, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka. He was born Jan. 8, 1932, at Soldier, the son of Ernest and Mar­guerite Hanna Rieschick. Mr. Rieschick farmed in the Bucks Grove and Soldier area. He later worked for many years at Thompson...

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