Obits

Mary Jane Moser 1940-2024
Mary Jane Moser, 83, of Effingham, passed away Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024, at the Onaga Community Hospital. She was born May 7, 1940, in Horton, the daughter of William R. and Mary A. (Gordon) Warren. Mary Jane attended Willow Grove School and graduated from Hiawatha High School in 1958. She attended...
Ted Sipe 1940-2024
Theodore Ray Sipe, loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend passed away Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024, at age 83 in Topeka, surrounded by his devoted family. Son of Fred Dean Sipe and Marjorie Jones Sipe, Ted was born Dec. 6, 1940 in Tonkawa, Okla. He graduated from Tonkawa High School in...
Wally Hawthorne 1950-2024
Delbert “Wally” Wallace Hawthorne, 74, of Topeka, passed away Thursday, Feb. 8, 2024, surrounded by his family after a long battle with a failing heart and kidney disease. He was born in Warrensburg, Mo., to Harlond and Thelma (Coleman) Hawthorne on Jan. 16, 1950. He grew up in the Leeton, Mo. area...
Leonard Duchesneau 1955-2024
Leonard L. Duchesneau, 68, Denison, died Thursday, Feb. 8, 2024, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka. He was born March 19, 1955, at Travis AFB in Fairfield, Calif., the son of Master Sgt. Rene D. “Dutch” Duchesneau and Wilma Mae Schreiber. He attended grade school in California and in Soldier,...
George Brtek 1932-2024
George John Brtek, CMSgt. USAF (Ret.), 91, born May 25, 1932, died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2024. Born in Bejou, Minn., and passing in Omaha, Neb., George was raised on a family farm near Bejou with seven siblings. Upon graduation from Mahnomen High School in 1950, he joined the United States Air Force,...
Mel Cowger 1943-2024
Melvin “Mel” Eugene Cowger, 80, of Topeka, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024, at The Gardens at Aldersgate in Topeka. Mel was born Oct. 19, 1943, in Holton, the son of Jesse Emery and Henrietta Mabel (Van Valkinburgh) Cowger. He graduated from Holton High School in 1961. After high school, Mel...
Farrell Snyder, 85, Topeka, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024, at the Apostolic Christian Home in Sabetha. He was born Nov. 2, 1938, in the family home outside of Morrill, the son of Virgil and Iva Snyder. He attended school locally. Mr. Snyder wrote computer software for Blue Cross Blue Shield in Topeka...
Alice K. Correll Cormier, 78, Soldier, died Monday, Feb. 5, 2024, at Community Healthcare System in Onaga. She was born Oct. 13, 1945, in Holton, the daughter of William and Katherine Griffee Correll. Mrs. Cormier was a homemaker and housewife. She married Edward E. Keehn. They divorced. She...
Leland Kling 1949-2024
Leland Eugene Kling, 74, Topeka, passed away Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024. He was born Dec. 30, 1949, in Holton, the son of Francis “Barney” and Mildred (Sproul) Kling. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 6 at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, 1321 S.W. 10th Ave., Topeka, KS 66604....
Orin Marshall 1947-2024
Orin Floyd Marshall, 76, of Valley Falls, formerly of Holton, passed away Friday, Feb. 2, 2024, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka with family by his side. He was born Dec. 26, 1947, in Medford, Ore., the son of William Robert and Lois Elizabeth (McCormack) Marshall. Orin was an Army “brat,”...

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