Obits

  John Matthew Vanderblomen Sr., 72, Topeka, died Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at The University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. He was born Nov. 30, 1942, in Topeka, the son of Jacob Sylvester and Marion Celeste Seymour Van­derblomen. He attended Rossville High School until his sophomore...
  Elizabeth Ann “Betty” McQueen Chilia, 81, Layton, Utah, died Fri­day, July 3, 2015, at Leg­acy/Fairfield Village in Layton, where she had lived in recent years. She was born Feb. 21, 1934, in Holton, the daughter of Knox Ralph and Lillie Ethel McQueen. Mrs. Chilia retired from Hill AFB in 1986....
  Daniel P. “Murf” Cunningham, 59, of Yukon, Okla., passed away Saturday, July 11, 2015. Murphy, a beloved and adoring husband, father and brother was surrounded by his loving family as he peacefully joined the Lord and his loved ones in heaven. He en­dured a very quick and short time with cancer,...
  Charles K. “Chuck” Searcy, 78, Peoria, Ill., died Saturday, July 18, 2015, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Ill. He was born Dec. 9, 1936, in Rock Island, Ill., the son of Glen R. and Saraphina Marasco Searcy. He graduated from Rock Island High School and was awarded an associ­ate...
William R. Calwell 1908-2015
  William Riley Calwell, 107, of Topeka, passed away on Thursday, July 16, 2015, at Aldersgate Vil­lage in Topeka. He was born June 25, 1908, in Wetmore, and was the oldest man in Kansas at the time of his death. He went to grade school and gradu­ated from high school in Wetmore before moving to...
  Ford L. Williams, 91, Topeka, died Friday, July 17, 2015, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. He was born Nov. 4, 1923, in Sabetha, the son of George and Fern Williams. He graduated from Holton High School in 1941 and lived in Topeka for most of his life. Mr. Williams served in the U.S. Army Air...
  Cheryl Rena Baldridge Kogler, 41, Colby, died Monday, July 13, 2015, in Russell County as a result of a traffic accident. She was born Jan. 2, 1974, in Sabetha, the daughter of James and Karen Slentz Baldridge. She was raised in Sabetha and graduated from Sabetha High School in 1992. She attended...
  Bobby Gene Burton, 80, Madisonville, Ky., died Thursday, July 16, 2015, at Deaconess Gate­way Hospital in Evansville, Ind. He was born Nov. 14, 1934, in Madisonville, Ky., the son of Dixie Lee Burton and Baby Lee Winstead Burton. Mr. Burton was a retired police officer from the City of...
  David E. Bohnenkemper, 47, Rayville, Mo., passed away Friday, July 17, 2015. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 20 at Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, 217 W. Broadway, Excelsior Springs, Mo. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 21 at the funeral home,...
Jan Stevens 1950-2015
  Janet Sue “Jan” Stevens, 65, Meriden, died Friday, July 10, 2015, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. She was born May 10, 1950, in Holton, the daughter of Paul H. and Angela “Beth” Bohannon. She graduated from Holton High School in 1968 and Clarks Busi­ness School in Topeka. Mrs. Stevens worked...

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