Obits

Frances Marie Slaughter James, 92, Searcy, Ark., died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, at her home. She was born Nov. 11, 1925, in Corsicana, Texas, the daughter of O.L. and Bettie Slaughter. Mrs. James and her husband lived in Germany, New Mexico, Texas, New Hampshire and South Dakota during his career...
Pearl R. “Becky” Carr, 82, Topeka, died Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Topeka. She was born June 30, 1936, in Scott City, the daughter of Walter and Velma Yoder. She attended grade school in Scott City and graduated from eighth grade, then moved to Winona, where she lived with her grandmother Gaylor and...
Julie Ann Hyten, 62, of Topeka, died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018 at her home at Sunflower Supports. She was born Dec. 5, 1955 in Wichita. She was raised and loved by her foster parents, Robert Lee and Norma (Rumold) Britton of Soldier. Julie worked with TARC in Topeka, enjoying her job at Courtyard by...
SOLDIER- Robert E. “Bob” VanDonge, 76, of Soldier, passed away Monday, August 27, 2018 at his home with family by his side. He was born June 26, 1942 in Holton, KS the son of LaVerne E. and Maxine B. (Sumner) VanDonge.  Bob attended Cedar Bluff Country School, Soldier Elementary School and...
Vivien Inez Venneberg, 102, Holton, died Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, at the Community Hospital in Onaga. She was born July 28, 1916, near Johnstown, Neb., the oldest daughter of Thomas James Graff and Ann Catherine Zillig Graff. She graduated from Havensville High School. Mrs. Venneberg worked as a...
Carmelita Pearl Moody Riesen, 75, previously of Marietta, died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, in Lincoln, Neb. She was born April 28, 1943, in Cabool, Mo., the daughter of Albert and Dorothy Moody. She grew up in Holton and graduated from Holton High School in 1960. She married Frankie Dewayne Riesen on...
Donald O. Lawson, 79, Mayetta, died Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, at the Onaga Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born May 23, 1939, at Clay Center, the son of Donald Lawson Sr. and Thelma Hitsman Lawson. Mr. Lawson served in the U.S. Air Force for 11 years, then for eleven years in the Army...
Shirley J. Flanders, 83, of Topeka, passed away Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, at Midland Hospice House. She was born Aug. 13, 1935, in Topeka, the daughter of Walter and Cora Alice (Love) Sharrai. Shirley graduated from Denton High School in 1952. She lived in California for 38 years and later moved to...
Quentin J. Moeder, 41, Topeka, died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, at a residence near Hoyt. He was born, Aug. 10, 1977, at Lawrence, the son of Robert and Leona Turner Moeder. He earned a GED after being homeschooled. Mr. Moeder had worked as a mechanic for ARC Transport at Topeka for 25 years. He...
Elizabeth Collinge 1942-2018
Elizabeth Louise Ernst Collinge, 75, of Edina, Mo., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at the Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill. She was born Aug. 25, 1942, in Holton, the daughter of Paul Joseph Sr. and Lena Marie Gerber Ernst.  Liz graduated from high school in Holton, in the Class of 1959. She...

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