Category: Obituary

Emma Ruth Shultz

BURLINGAME – Emma Ruth Shultz, 8, passed away on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at her home in Burlingame. She was born on August 20, 2005, in Topeka, the daughter of Brett and Gina Ames Shultz.

Emma had lived in Burlingame all of her life and she was a member of the Burlingame Federated Church.
Emma is survived […]

Kelsey Rae Gordon

OSAGE CITY – Kelsey Rae Gordon, 19, passed away on Saturday, March 1, 2014, in Coffey County, Kan. She was born on October 27, 1994, in Ottawa, Kansas.

Kelsey graduated from Osage City High School in 2013 and was a member of the Osage City Baptist Temple. She had attended Ft. Scott Community College for a […]

Lillian May Smith

OVERBROOK – Lillian May Smith, 77, of Overbrook, Kan., passed away on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. She was born on Dec. 19, 1936, in Leavenworth, Kan., to Elza and Effie (Fowler) Rudolph.

Lillian was born and raised in Leavenworth. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother who also worked as a nursing aide and in […]

Marcelline J. Ritz

OSAGE CITY  —  Marcelline J. Ritz, 89, passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014 at Osage Nursing Center  in Osage City.
Marcelline Jesse Gibson was born October 30, 1924 in Ottawa, Kansas, the daughter of Homer Otto and Mattie O. (Jessie) Gibson.
She graduated from Baldwin High School in 1942.  Marcelline served in the United States Army during WW II as a […]

Kristen Lea Gilliland

Kristen Lea Gilliland, 32, passed away March 7, 2014 in Osage City.
She was born June 20, 1981 in Emporia, Kansas the daughter of David L. and Linda K. Standiferd Gilliland.
Kristen attended and graduated from Osage City High School with the Class of 1999.   During high school she was a member of the National Honor Society […]

Norma Jean Vanderslice

Norma Jean Vanderslice, 82, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, at Manor Care of Topeka. She was born on Oct. 25, 1931, in Overbrook, the daughter of Otto and Hulda Poertner Weiss.
Norma lived in Lyndon most of her life, but had lived in Phoenix, Ariz., from 1985 until 2001, when she moved back to Lyndon.
Norma attended the Gregory […]

Madelene Davis

Madelene Davis, 88, passed away Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at Vintage Park at Osage City.
She was born Nov. 18, 1925, in Roanoke, Va., the daughter of John and Minnie Cooper.
Madelene was married to Richard P. Davis on Jan. 19, 1946, in Carrollton, Ky. They moved to Osage City in 1951. She was a proud homemaker […]

Douglas Joel Mathey

Douglas Joel Mathey was born on May 8, 1943, in Lyndon, Kan., the son of George and Geraldine Rose Mathey. He departed this life on Nov. 22, 2013, in Topeka, Kan., at the age of 70 years, 6 months and 14 days.
Doug grew up in Lyndon, graduating from Lyndon High School in 1961. He served in […]

Rhyker Eissler Stewart

Rhyker Eissler Stewart, infant son of Thomas and Tabitha Eissler Stewart, was stillborn Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at a Topeka hospital.
Rhyker is survived by his parents, Thomas and Tabitha; his brother, Rhylen Stewart; his sister, Kynsley Stewart; paternal grandparents, Teresa Stewart and the late Michael Stewart; maternal grandparents, Loren and Elizabeth Eissler; paternal great-grandmother, Louise […]

William J Powell

William J. Powell, Carbondale, died Nov. 8, 2013, at Peterson Nursing Home, Osage City. He was 78. At his request, there will be no services.