Obits

Leeman Hunter 1938-2016
  Leeman B Hunter, Pharr, Texas, formerly of Mayetta and Topeka, passed away Aug. 12, 2016, at Olathe Medical Center, Olathe. He was born Aug. 28, 1938 in Denver, Colo., to Scott Lou Hunter and Clara Agnes (Ray) Hunter. Leeman grew up in Topeka and attended school in the Highland Park area. He...
  Max Dayton Pfrang, 88, Goff, passed away Monday, Aug. 15, 2016 at Vintage Park in Holton. He was born Aug. 12, 1928, in Goff, the son of John E. and Alice M. (Thornburrow) Pfrang. Max graduated from Wetmore High School in 1946 and later proudly served in the United States Army. He was a lifelong...
Ann Meier 1935-2016
  Ann Meier, 81, Waverly, Kan­sas, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016. Formally named Anna May Da­vidson, she was born on May 7, 1935, in Horton to Dorothy and James Davidson and was raised on a family farm in Netawaka. She graduated from Wetmore High School in 1953. She...
  S.E. “Gene” Larrison, 82, Topeka, died Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016 at Midland Care Hospice House after a battle with cancer. Survivors include his wife, Donna. A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Grace United Methodist Church, 2627 S.W. Western Ave., Topeka. Midwest...
Don Brees Sr. 1933-2016
  Donald G. Brees Sr., 82, Emmett, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, at the Sabetha Manor. He was born Aug. 20, 1933, on a farm near Emmett, the son of Wil­liam H. and Julia M. Bahner Brees. Don graduated from Emmett High School. Donald was a farmer and rancher most of his life. He was a member of...
  Doris Law-Urish, 95, Leawood, formerly of Green Valley, Ariz., died Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. She was born Aug. 9, 1921 in Potter. Doris married Lester Law on Dec. 7, 1941. He died in 1966. She later married Harold Urish on Jan. 11, 1975. In 1976, they moved to Green Valley, Ariz., where they...
  John F. Curran, 91, Holton, died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, at St. Fran­cis Hospital in Topeka. He was born May 31, 1925, in Delia, the son of John C. and Bettie Adams Curran. He graduated from Denison High School and was a lifelong member of the Holton community. Mr. Curran served in the U.S. Army...
  Louis William Roebke, 86, Seat­tle, Wash., died Friday, June 10, 2016, at home of congestive heart failure. Lou was born April 22, 1930, in Seattle, son of Louis Roebke and Berenice Brown Roebke, originally from Holton. As a child, he spent holidays and summers at the Roe­bke home on New York...
  Delmar L. Janovec, 96, Holton, formerly of Edwardsville, died Fri­day, Aug. 5, 2016. He was born in 1919 in Nio­brara, Neb., the son of Louis V. and Marie E. Bauman Janovec. He at­tended elementary school in the Sparta district and graduated from Niobrara High School in 1939. Mr. Janovec served...
Opal Bryant 1921-2016
  Opal M. Bryant, 94, Wetmore, died Monday, Aug. 8, 2016 at Medicalodges Jackson County in Holton. She was born Dec. 16, 1921, at the home place north of Goff, the daughter of Edward and Ina Hawley Wittenbach. She graduated from Wetmore High School in 1940 and spent most of her life in the Wetmore...

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