Obits

Chuck Martin 1936-2021
Charles Henry “Chuck” Martin, 84, passed away Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, at his home, surrounded by family. He was born Aug. 25, 1936, in Seneca, to John and Merwina Martin, who preceded him in death. He had nine siblings. His wife of 62 years, Beverly Martin, preceded him in death. He was survived by...
Wesley Hudson 1973-2020
Wesley Robert Hudson, 47, of Holton, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, at the Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo. He was born April 8, 1973, in Holton, the son of Bob and Tanya (Tork) Hudson. He graduated from ACCHS in Effingham in 1991, and later earned a bachelor’s degree in Park...
Gene Sauvage 1928-2020
Carl Eugene “Gene” Sauvage, 92, Havensville, died Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, at Onaga Health and Rehab. He was born April 28, 1928, in Emmett, the son of Carl Charles and Nellie “Mae” Day Sauvage. Mr. Sauvage worked for highway maintenance at the State of Kansas, retiring after 36 years. He was also...
Melvin Wells 1931-2020
Melvin Duane Wells, 89, of Holton, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, at Village Villa in Nortonville. He was born Sept. 10, 1931, in St. Marys, the son of Harold Orville and Hazel Florence (Hawk) Wells. Melvin graduated from St. Marys High School in 1950. He attended one year at Baker...
Carl Cannon 1956-2020
Carl David Cannon, 64, of Goff, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center, surrounded by his children. Carl was born Dec. 20, 1956, in Goff, to Donald F. And Viola M. (Shuler) Cannon. He attended Wetmore High School until 1974. Carl married Renee D. Williams on...
Robert “Bob” Donahue, 79, Silver Lake, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020. He was born to Mike and Alice Donahue on Aug. 22, 1941. He graduated from Hoyt High School in 1959. After high school, he served in the Army. Afterwards, he worked at Dupont/Flexel/UCB for more than 30 years. Bob was...
Bonnie J. Williams, 76, Netawaka, died Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, at Hiawatha Hospital. She was born April 4, 1944, in Cameron, Mo., the daughter of Wallard and Clara Scott Turner. She had lived in the Netawaka community for 27 years and previously in Horton. Mrs. Williams was a Certified Nurse’s Aide...
Ada Millenbruch 1932-2020
Ada Jean (Mc Cauley) Millenbruch passed away on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, at Winfield Senior Living in Winfield, due to complications related to COVID-19. She was born at home in Holton to Russell E. and Lena (Debusk) Mc Cauley on Aug. 7, 1932. When Ada was three years old, her family moved to Kansas...
Laurn Axlund 1937-2020
Laurn Axlund, 83, died Friday, Dec. 25, 2020, at Lexington Park Nursing Home in Topeka. Laurn taught in Topeka Public Schools, USD 501, for more than 30 years. He enjoyed coaching football and other sports at Highland Park Junior High. He was also a master gardener and landscaper and worked for the...
Jack Stephenson 1929-2020
Jackie “Jack” Doyle Stephenson, 91, of Smithville, Mo., formerly of Holton, passed away Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, at St. Luke’s Hospice House with family by his side. He was born June 2, 1929, in Onaga, the son of Roy Edward and Eula Frances (Burdett) Stephenson. Jack graduated from Onaga High...

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