Obits

  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...
LaDonna Oliver 1932-2015
  LaDonna M. Oliver, 83, Ne­ta­waka, died Friday, April 10, 2015 at Stormont-Vail Regional Medical Center in Topeka. She was born March 25, 1932, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Ray­mond and Catherine Oddie Moore. She graduated from Garfield High School in Terre Haute, Ind. She had lived in...
Bill Barnes 1926-2015
  William Witt “Bill” Barnes, farm boy, veteran, child psychologist, and ladies’ man‚ died on Holy Saturday, April 4, 2015, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family and priest. He was born April 14, 1926, on a Kansas ranch near Holton, the only child to Dee Etta Witt and William Amos Barnes...
  Iva (Peggy) Couch, 96, formerly of Holton, went to meet our Lord Monday, March 30, 2015, at the Apostolic Christian Home in Sabetha. She had suffered from increasing dementia since 2008. Iva was born on March 17, 1919, in Limerick, Pa., the daughter of William Borneman and Sarietta (Wales)...
  Daryl L. Tolin, 72, of Holton, passed away Thursday, April 2, 2015, at Vintage Park in Holton. He was born May 1, 1942, in Topeka, the son of Lyle and Jean (Sigg) Tolin. Daryl graduated from Holton High School in 1960. He worked for Soldier Clipper while in high school. He also worked for...
  Katie Pittaway, 39, of Holton, died Thursday, April 2, 2015, at her home with her friends and family around her. Katie always felt that her greatest accomplishment in life were her three children. She had a deep love for her children and her family and particularly enjoyed their summers playing...
  Robert Lee “Bob” Rieschick, 81, Havensville, died Tuesday, March 26, 2015, at Stormont-Vail Re­gional Medical Center in Topeka. He was born Nov. 11, 1933, in Soldier, the son of Ernest and Mar­garet Hanna Rieschick. He gradu­ated from Havensville High School and later received an associate’s...
  Services for Max L. Swartz, 85, veterinarian, cattleman, loyal Sul­phur Bulldog and KSU Wildcat fan, were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 19 at St. Francis Xavier, Sulphur, Okla., with Father Billy Lewis officiating. Burial followed in Oaklawn Cemetery under the direction of DeArman’s Clagg Fu­...

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