Obits

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...
  William D. Lloyd Jr., 76, Holton, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Topeka. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sandra René Madorin; an in­fant son, Mark Yancy Lloyd; and a grandson, Brian Rice. Survivors include two sons, William Dennis Lloyd III and wife Betty Jo, Silver Lake, and Rex Roy Lloyd...
  Leroy (Jack) Harvey Chrisman, 72, Tonganoxie, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at his home. A private family burial will be held in America City. Jack was born Nov. 22, 1942, in Holton, the son of Harvey and Beulah (Wesley) Chrisman. He was united in marriage to La­vonne (Kay) Skeen on Nov....
  Mass of Christian Burial for Darlyne Ann VanNortwick, 72, McLouth, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 31 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Lawrence. Burial will follow in Holton Cemetery, Holton. She passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Mo....
Lester Arnold 1933-2015
  Lester “Kit-tam-wa” Arnold, 82, Mayetta, died Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. He was born March 22, 1933, in Holton, the son of William and Leona Pahmahmie Arnold. He at­tended Nieve Country School in Jackson County and later earned his G.E.D. Mr. Arnold served in...

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