Obits

  Sylvester “Cheeg-Wah” Dean Masqua, 65, Horton, died Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. He was born Oct. 8, 1950, in Horton, the son of Sylvester and Geraldine Shopteese Masqua. Mr. Masqua worked as a heavy equipment operator in his earlier years for the Kickapoo Tribe in...
  Florence May “Flossie” Werten­berger, 93, of Sabetha, passed away Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, at the Apos­tolic Christian Home in Sabetha. Flossie was born on March 13, 1922, to Frank and Rosina (Esslin­ger) Williams of Bala. She attended school at the Bala Elementary School through the eighth grade....
  Opal Audrey Pittenger, 99, Holton, died Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. She was born Aug. 11, 1916, in Goff, the daughter of Chester George and Grace Belle Porter Sourk. She attended Fairview Grade School and graduated from Goff High School in 1934. Mrs. Pittenger worked as a switchboard operator for JBN...
  Norbert J. Darveaux, 78, Valley Falls, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, at his home. He was born Dec. 15, 1937, at Rulo, Neb., the son of Peter Joseph and Mary Majerus Darveaux. He graduated from Sacred Heart Catholic Grade School in Falls City, Neb., and from high school in Reserve. Mr. Darveaux...
  Sammie Joe Blanton Jr., 45, Ev­erest, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016. He was born March 31, 1970, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Sam and Mary LaLond Blanton. Mr. Blanton owned and operated S&S Towing. Prior to that he worked for Horton USD 430 at the ele­mentary school’s head custo­dian. He...
  Walter James “Jimmy” Lund, 95, Holton, formerly of Mayetta, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, at Medi­calodges Jackson County. He was born June 2, 1920, in Mansfield, Mo., the son of Ernest and Minnie Etta Pease Lund. He graduated from high school in Mansfield, Mo. Mr. Lund served in the U.S. Army Air...
  Glenn Irving Peterson, 90, Whiting, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, at Mission Valley Nursing Center in Horton. He was born April 12, 1925, in Whiting, the son of Irving and Grace Dykeman Peterson. Mr. Peterson was a farmer. He married Mary Belle Oaks on Aug. 22, 1948, in Everest. She sur­vives....
  Amy Christine Lindstrom Kirk­endall, 41, Horton, died Wednes­day, Jan. 27, 2016. She was born Nov. 6, 1974, in Atchison, the daughter of Marilyn Lindstrom. She completed her LPN training at Northeast Kansas Tech­nical College and went on to graduate cum laude from Sanford Brown University,...
Rose Moppin 1943-2016
  Rose Ellen (Patterson) Moppin, 72, Leavenworth, passed away at her residence surrounded by family on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. She was born on Feb. 26, 1943, in Russell, Iowa, the daughter of William and Eva Burham Patterson. Mrs. Moppin graduated from Jarbalo Rural School District in Iowa in 1962....
David Hoffman 1928-2016
  David J. Hoffman, 87, Topeka, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, at his home. He was born May 21, 1928, in Caraway, Ark., the son of Paul and Una Wright Hoffman. Mr. Hoffman was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and was awarded the Purple Heart. He worked for the Caterpillar Tractor Company, Inc....

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