Obits

Virginia Bowser 1931-2015
Virginia L. Bowser, 83, of Holton, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Holton Hospital. She was born June 22, 1931, in Holton, the daughter of Leonard G. and Elsie M. (Moore) Askren. She graduated from Holton High School in 1949 and then attended Emporia State Teacher's College earning her...
Mildred Alley 1922-2015
Mildred M. Alley, 92, lifelong resident of Holton, passed away Friday, April 24, 2015, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka. She was born July 16, 1922, in Holton, the daughter of Ora and Edgarreta “Reta” (Decker) Duffy. She graduated from Holton High School in 1940 and worked at Jackson County...
  Dale W. Weber, 77, of St. Jo­seph, Mo., died Monday, April 20, 2015, at a local hospital. Dale was born on Jan. 10, 1938, in Monitor, Wash., to Frank and Irene (Johnston) Weber. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Wathena. Dale was a farmer, truck driver and owner/operator of the South...
  Virginia Ross Ray, 93, formerly of Ligonier, Pa., died Sunday, April 19, 2015, at F.W. Huston Senior Living Center at Winchester. She was born Jan. 16, 1922, at New Florence, Pa., the daughter of Robert A. and Nevada Snodgrass Ross. She graduated from Ligonier High School and Grace Martin...
Nell Hawley 1929-2015
  Nell Lorena Hawley, 85, Wet­more, died Friday, April 17, 2015, at her home in Holton. She was born Aug. 30, 1929, in Bancroft, the daughter of Verne and Ruth Ardella Baird McDaniel. She graduated from  Wetmore High School in 1947 and had lived in the Wetmore community for most of her life. Mrs....
  Robert Dean “Bobby” Hirsch Jr., 59, Netawaka, died Sunday, April 19, 2015, at Horton Community Hospital. He was born June 12, 1955, in Hiawatha, the son of Robert Dean Hirsch Sr. and Barbara Marie Har­vey Hirsch. He graduated from Powhattan High School in 1973 and had attended Atchison Vo-Tech...
Dennis Douglas 1955-2015
  Dennis D. Douglas, 60, Ne­tawaka, passed away Thursday, April 16, 2015, in Holton. He was born Jan. 7, 1955, in Topeka, the son of Morris and Neva (Seastrom) Douglas. He graduated from Jackson Heights High School in 1973 and had worked at Goodyear until his re­tirement in 2010. Dennis enjoyed...
  Dorothy P. Tolin, 95, Topeka, died on Friday, April 17, 2015, at Homestead Assisted Living in Auburn. Dorothy was born on Dec. 31, 1919 in Blue Rapids, the daughter of Francis and Lillie (Blass) Cary. She graduated from Soldier High School. Dorothy was married to James W. Tolin on April 23...
Billy Gibbs 1944-2015
Billy J. Gibbs, 70, Hoyt, died Monday, April 13, 2015. He was born May 2, 1944, in Topeka, the son of Charles and Roberta Ruth Gibbs. Mr. Gibbs served in the U.S. Air Force. He worked for the City of Topeka Water Department, retiring after 38 years of service. He was a member of Hoyt United...
  Lauren Russell Stauffer, 92, of Holton, passed away Thursday, April 9, 2015, at Vintage Park. His family all knew his birthday was October 5, but October 12 is listed on legal documents. He was born in 1922 in rural Jackson County (Banner Township), the son of Russell Ambrose and Charlotte...

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