Topeka Obituaries

Topeka Obituaries

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  • 3 hrs ago | via Herald Gazette 

    William D. Taylor notice

    Capt. William D. Taylor, USN Ret., 94, died Aug. 27, 2015, at the Sussman House in Rockport. A complete obituary will be published later and services, to be held at Arlington National Cemetery, will be announced.


  • Sunday | via The Capital-Journal 

    Mother hopes garden at Aldersgate will honor daughte...

    A garden, called "Belinda's Dream Garden," at Aldersgate Village, 7220 S.W. Asbury, will honor the memory of 32-year-old Belinda Meier, an employee who died this past March. A garden, called "Belinda's Dream Garden," at Aldersgate Village, 7220 S.W. Asbury, will honor the memory of 32-year-old Belinda Meier, right, an employee who died this past March.


  • Friday Aug 28 | via The Capital-Journal 

    Stained-glass window 'sets the tone'

    Two stained-glass windows made by Topeka artist Tamra Yancey show the seal of Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic School and a likeness of the Virgin Mary. From left, lay assistant Ed Rardin assists the Rev.


  • Wednesday Aug 26 | via The Capital-Journal 

    Frank Petersen, a Topeka native and the first black ...

    Retrired Lt. Gen. Frank E. Petersen Jr., the first black Marine Corps aviator and the first black Marine Corps general, died Aug. 25. Petersen served during the Korean War in 1953 and Vietnam in 1968.


  • Wednesday Aug 26 | via The Wichita Eagle 

    Picture of Jesus removed from Chanute school was mem...

    A controversial picture of Jesus removed from a Chanute public middle school last week was a memorial to a student who died there in gym class in 1956. The print of Walter Sallman's famous "Head of Christ" painting was hung at what was then Royster Junior High School shortly after the death of Duane Eastburn, a 14-year-old ninth-grader.


  • Wednesday Aug 26 | via The Burlington Free Press 

    George Poirier

    He was born October 19, 1923, in Burlington, Vermont, the son of Leonard and Julia Poirier.


  • Monday Aug 24 | via WIBW-TV Topeka 

    Longtime Topeka business owner dies

    A long time Topeka business owner has died. Frances Dean Kennedy, who was known as "Dean" by family and friends died Sunday at his Topeka home.


  • Thursday Aug 20 | via Observer 

    Margaret L. Snyder

    Margaret L. Snyder, age 96, of Dunkirk died peace-fully Tuesday evening at Brooks Memorial Hospital with her family by her side following a brief illness. She was born April 26, 1919 in the Town of Pomfret, NY, the daughter of the late Charles and Mayme Washburn.


  • Thursday Aug 20 | via Dayton Daily News 

    JOHNSON, Phillip D.

    News Death Notice JOHNSON, Phillip D. Age 63 of Dayton, OH, passed away on August 19, 2015. He is preceded in death by his parents, Horace F. and Leora Johnson; brother, Clarence R. "Butch" Johnson; and daughter, Teresa Beth Johnson.


  • Wednesday Aug 19 | via The Martha's Vineyard Times 

    Services Saturday for Edmund J. Bernard

    Edmund J. Bernard died on August 4, 2015. He was the beloved husband of Maggie Bernard and father of Jennifer L. Bernard.


  • Wednesday Aug 12 | via 

    Adger Shirley - Hodges

    Adger S. Shirley, 97, resident of 3804 Highway 25 North, widower of Frances Yon Shirley, died Sunday, August 9, 2015 at Hospice House in Greenwood. Born in Greenwood, September 26, 1917, he was a son of the late John S. and Mary Young Shirley.


  • Wednesday Aug 12 | via The Martha's Vineyard Times 

    Edmund J. Bernard

    Edmund J. Bernard, a lifelong Island resident, died peacefully at his Oak Bluffs home on August 4, 2015. Edmund was born Sept.


  • Monday Aug 10 | via Daily Reporter 

    Virgil S. Williams, Greenfield

    Virgil S. Williams, 100, of Greenfield, passed away Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015, at home surrounded by his family. He was born March 6, 1915, in Hancock County, to the late John and Anna Williams.


  • Monday Aug 10 | via Gloversville Leader-Herald 

    John D. Mihalik

    John D. Mihalik, age 64, of Johnstown, passed away on Saturday, August 8, 2015, at the Stratton V.A. Medical Center in Albany. Born on August 18, 1950, in Amsterdam, he was the son of the late John G. and Valeria Hlozansky Mihalik.


  • Wednesday Aug 5 | via The Capital-Journal 

    CJ Extra Q&A: Topeka librarian to help uncover s...

    Whether you are researching your home before remodeling, wanting to know more about the people who lived there before you or determining what spirits might still be hanging around, the Topeka Room at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library can be a good place to start your search, according to one local librarian. Researching the history of your home can take anywhere from a couple of hours to a few days depending on your "happy spot" - or the amount of information you're looking for - said history librarian Donna Rae Pearson.


  • Sunday Aug 2 | via Dayton Daily News 

    LEROY, Charles

    News Death Notice LEROY, Charles Age 95, of Germantown, OH, passed away Monday July 26th. He was born in Miamisburg, OH, on February 26, 1920, to the late Russell and Esther Leroy.


  • Aug 1, 2015 | via KSNT-TV Topeka 

    Bobbi Kristinaa s coffin taken in to church

    The Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 7-6 in 11 innings on Friday night. Royals starter Johnny Cueto pitched six innings and str The 'Central Zone Swimming Championship' began on Friday in Topeka and will run through Sunday at the Capitol Federal Natatorium.


  • Jul 31, 2015 | via The Capital-Journal 

    Memorial services Saturday in Manhattan for man beli...

    A body found Monday night in an SUV in the North Topeka Dillons is believed to be Griffith's, according to a Facebook page, "Missing Person: Robert- Bob Griffth" . Investigators are having to use dental records to confirm his identity, Lt.


  • Jul 31, 2015 | via KSNT-TV Topeka 

    Topeka marks 7th homicide of 2015; same total for al...

    Friday marks the Capital City's 7th homicide of the year following the early morning passing of a shooting victim from Monday night. That's according to the KSNT News archives.


  • Jul 25, 2015 | via 

    Michael Stephen Miller, 65, of Edgewater

    He is survived by his father; Elton Miller of Scottsdale, AZ; one daughter; Heather Miller of Bowie; and four siblings. Friends are invited to Mike's Life Celebration on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 3pm at the George P. Kalas Funeral Home, 2973 Solomon Island Road in Edgewater.