Jackie Vigola

Feb. 7, 1932 – Dec. 24, 2018

BOSTON, Mass. — Jackie Vigola, formerly of Osage City, died Dec. 24, 2018, at Boston, Mass. She was 86.

She was born Feb. 7, 1932 at Osage City, the daughter of Bill and Julia Vigola. She was a supervisor for Girl Scouts of America.

She was a 1950 graduate of Osage City High School and a graduate of Emporia State Teacher’s College with a major in music.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and two sisters, Beverly Hannigan and Judy Vigola.

Eunice Christina (Pohl) Breithaupt

Jan. 12, 1924 – Jan. 25, 2019

OVERBROOK — Eunice Christina Pohl Breithaupt, Overbrook, went to be with the Lord Jan. 25, 2019. She was 95.

She was born Jan. 12, 1924, at the family home in rural Baldwin City, the daughter of Henry and Alma Pohl, the youngest of three children.

She married Fred Breithaupt April 4, 1945, at her parent’s home at Ottawa. He preceded her in death. Fred and Eunice farmed and raised cattle for over 50 years on their farm outside of Overbrook.

Overbrook Water Main Break

Overbrook has announced they have a water main break on 7th St. east of Maple St. Repair will begin at 8:30 a.m. today, Thursday, Jan. 31. Customers east of Maple from 5th St. north, including Highway 56, will be affected.

OS County Conservation District Meeting

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USPS Mail Service Suspended

The U.S. Postal Service has announced it will suspend delivery operations throughout Kansas on Wednesday, Jan. 30, as extremely cold temperatures sweep through the nation.

The USPS says they will not provide residential or commercial package pick up services, nor will they collect mail from businesses or collection boxes.

Retail operations at local offices will be be available, but may be limited.

Norman "Node" Gerisch

July 7, 1923 – Jan. 25, 2019

TOPEKA — Norman "Node" Gerisch, Overbrook, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, at Stormont-Vail Hospital, Topeka. He was 95.

He was born July 7, 1923, at Richland, the son of Charles and Kathrine Sheetz Gerisch. He lived most of his life around Richland and Overbrook communities.

He was a farmer all of his life and a dozer operator in construction. He was a member of Masonic Lodge at Richland and Overbrook for 74 years and Arab Shrine for many years.

William “Bill” Donald Linden Jr.

Aug. 14, 1949 – Jan. 26, 2019

TOPEKA — William “Bill” Donald Linden Jr., Topeka, died Jan. 26, 2019. He was 69.

He was born Aug. 14, 1949, at Emporia, the son of William Donald and Nathalee Harrison Linden. He graduated from Overbrook High School with class of 1967.

He excelled at sports in his school years and was an avid Jayhawk, Chiefs and Royals fan.

He was preceded in death by his mother and a niece.

Glenn Allen Adamson

Jan. 5, 1952 – Jan. 21, 2019

OSAGE CITY — Glenn Allen Adamson, Osage City, and a former resident of Cashmere, Wash., died Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. He was 67.

He was born Jan. 5, 1952, at Wenatchee, Wash., the son of Allen T. and Marion E. Brown Adamson. He grew up in Cashmere.

He was active in many youth organizations. Some of his favorite times were spent visiting his grandparents in Chehalis, Wash.

Water Main Break, City of Overbrook

City of Overbrook has announced they have a water main break on Walnut Street, just south of Market Street. They will do the repair on starting at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Jan 28. Service will be interrupted on both sides of Walnut from Market Street south, both sides of Cedar Street from Market Street south and at the main co-op building. If you have any questions, please call or text (785) 224-5157.

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