Wednesday, May 27, 2015



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  • VERBIE ROBINSON

    Verbie Lee Olin Robinson, 79, of Louisville, died Monday, May 18, 2015, at his home.  The family provided some of the following information. He was born March 3, 1936, in Ada, Oklahoma, the son of Elmer and Lucille Glover Robinson. He served in the Army in Korea. He worked

  • RONALD D. OSTHOFF

    Ronald Dean Osthoff, 65, of Clay Center, died Saturday, May 16, 2015, at his residence. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Nov. 17, 1949 in Clay Center, the son of Arnold H. and Mary Gladys (Wiegers) Osthoff. He attended Morganville Grade School and three years

  • ELIZABETH FORRESTER

    Betty (Long) Forrester, 82, of Waxahachie, Texas, died Monday, March 2, 2015, at her home. She was born Feb. 9, 1933, in Manhattan to Jesse Chester and Della (Shull) Long. Elizabeth was a loving mother, sister, aunt, grandmother and great grandmother. Graveside service with Pastor Melanie Martin officiating will be

  • ELIZABETH FORRESTER

    Betty (Long) Forrester, 82, of Waxahachie, Texas, died Monday, March 2, 2015, at her home. She was born Feb. 9, 1933, in Manhattan to Jesse Chester and Della (Shull) Long. Her family provided some of the following information. Elizabeth was a loving mother, sister, aunt, grandmother and great-grandmother. Graveside service

  • LAURA LINN KNOWLES

    Services for Laura Linn Knowles will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2015,  at First Presbyterian Church in Topeka.  Burial will follow at 4 p.m. at Glasco Cemetery, in Glasco.  Laura will lie in-state after 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26, at Penwell-Gabel Mid-Town

  • JACK BURKE

    Jack M. Burke, 83, died at his summer home on Otter Tail Lake in Minnesota on Friday, May 8, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. His parents were Vivian and Merril Burke. He was born near Williston, N.D. on June 28, 1931. He grew up in

  • TYRONE MULLER

    Tyrone Muller, 49, of Clay Center, died Saturday, May 9, 2015, at his home. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Aug. 2, 1965, in Heidelberg, Germany, the son of Carl and Gisela (Beckmann) Muller. Tyrone moved with his family to the United States in 1974,

  • LAURA KNOWLES

    Laura Linn Knowles, 52, died peacefully at her home in Florham Park, N.J., on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. She was the daughter of Terry and Marcia (Butler) Knowles, Topeka, and sister of Julie Knowles, also of Florham Park. During

  • ROBERT H. SCHMITZ

    Robert Henry Schmitz, 95, died Monday, May 11, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Dec. 24, 1919, to Nicholas and Anna Stover Schmitz in Beloit.  He married Helene A. Whitmer Nov. 25, 1948, at Holy Name Catholic Church in Topeka. He is survived by his

  • HERBERT E. LIND

    Herbert E. Lind, 75, of Manhattan, died Sunday, May 10, 2015, at his home after a 19-year battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. He was the son of Vance and Myrtle Lind of St. Paul, Nebraska, and grandson of Emil, “The Happy Swede”,


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