Obits

  The Rev. Merritt Max Wright, 94, Topeka, passed away Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at Emporia. He was born Feb. 21, 1920, at Oklahoma City, Okla., the young­est of two sons born to the Rev. Herbert Thomas and Eda Zeloa (Young) Wright. He grew up in rural Bellevue Community just north of Leona and in...
  Juanita May Cozad, 93, Holton, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at her daughter's home in Topeka. She was born Jan. 4, 1922, in Holton, the daughter of Otis and Mabel Decker Duffy. She gradu­ated from Holton High School and cosmetology school in Topeka. Mrs. Cozad lived most of her life in Holton...
  Norbert John “Ike” Broxterman, 86, Seneca, formerly of Soldier, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at Crestview Nurs­ing and Residential Living in Seneca. He was born Sept. 10, 1928, in Baileyville, the son of Joseph H. and Bernadine C. Voet Broxter­man. He attended school in Bai­leyville and graduated...
Myra Lee “Osh te se kwe” Matchie, 68, Mayetta, died Tues­day, Jan. 27, 2015 at her home. She was born May 16, 1946, in Holton, the daughter of Peter Paul and Blanche Masquat Matchie. She lived in Holton and Mayetta all of her life. Ms. Matchie worked at the Sen­ior Mealsite and for Social Services...
  Gary E. "Shaw-Nosh" Mitchell, 63, Mayetta, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at Stormont-Vail Regional Medical Center in Topeka. He was born Feb. 8, 1951, in Holton, the son of Andrew Mitchell Sr. and Alberta Marie Nagmo. He graduated from Mayetta High School in 1969. He also graduated from Washburn...
  Edith I. Wilson, 101, Holton, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at Medicalodges Jackson County nursing home in Holton.  She was born Dec. 20, 1913, at Blaine, the daughter of Jesse and Nellie Hamilton Thornton. Her family moved to Soldier when she was very young. She was raised at Soldier and moved...
  Anthony William Etheridge, 25, died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, in Topeka. He was born Sept. 12, 1989, in Cerritos, Calif., the son of Richard A. and Lucinda D. Borgstrum Etheridge. He graduated from Jack­son Heights High School. He married Desseray Wahl on Nov. 2, 2012. She survives. Other survivors...
  Truman E. Hug, 93, rural Mayetta, died Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, at Medicalodges Jackson County in Holton. He was born March 24, 1921, near Soldier, the son of Albert and Esther Partridge Hug. He graduated from Mayetta High School. Mr. Hug was a farmer and stockman, raising dairy cattle, beef and...
  James Kendall Smith, 96, Topeka, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka. He was born Oct. 1, 1918, in Holton, the son of James A. J. and Nora Smith. Mr. Smith served in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of World War II in Europe and the Korean War. He married Elva “Ruth”...
  Donna Mitchell, 70, of Owensboro, Ky., died Jan. 2, 2015, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital after an extended battle with lung cancer. She was born Feb. 13, 1944, in Lewisport, Ky., to the late Leymon and Lena Barbee Keown. Donna was also preceded in death by her twin brother, Donald Keown;...

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