Oct. 12, 2017 - PDF Edition

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Shirley A. Bosworth

TOPEKA — Shirley A. Bosworth, Topeka, died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, at Topeka. She was 83.

Services are pending. Carey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Patricia Ann Peterson

Oct. 14, 1935 – Oct. 8, 2017

OSAGE CITY — Patricia Ann Peterson entered Heaven’s gates on Oct. 8, 2017. She was 81.

She was born was born Oct. 14, 1935 at Kansas City. Her top priority in life was loving and caring for her family.

She was an excellent homemaker and cook. She loved flower gardening and canning the goods from the homestead fruit trees and large vegetable garden. She also enjoyed reading and needle work. She was a caregiver to so many people in her life and was an intellect and an artist.

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Iona Lorraine Smiley

Aug. 8, 1926 – Oct. 3, 2017

OSAGE CITY- Iona Lorraine Smiley, Osage City, died Oct. 3, 2017, at Osage Nursing Center, Osage City. He was 91.

She was born Aug. 8, 1926, Dodge City, the daughter of Ross Ray and Lillie Arline Bryan Evarts. She graduated from McPherson High School.

She married James Clifford Smiley Jan. 25, 1947, at Topeka. He preceded her in death.

Mary Marcella Walquist-Brewer

July 3, 1925 – Oct. 6, 2017

SYLVA, N.C. — Mary Marcella Walquist-Brewer, Osage City, died Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at her home in Sylva, N.C. She was 92.

She was born July 3, 1925, at Marquette, the daughter of Amos Tandy and Julia Margaret Bohall Hall. She graduated from Barclay High School.

She married Lawrence Eugene “Bud” Walquist March 20, 1946, at Lyndon. To this union, two children were born, Anita and Charles. Bud died on Dec. 29, 1981. She married Daniel David Brewer on July 1, 1995, at Osage City. He preceded her in death in 2010.

Maxine Karnes

March 24, 1921 – Oct. 4, 2017

TOPEKA — Maxine Karnes, Overbrook, died Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at Stormont-Vail Hospital, Topeka, Kansas. She was 96.

She was born March 21, 1921, on the family farm east of Overbrook, the daughter of John and Bertha Howard Desque. She lived all of her life around Overbrook until 1991 when she moved into town.

Reta Mae Riggin

Nov. 25, 1933 – Oct. 4 2017

TOPEKA — Reta Mae Riggin, Harveyville, died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, at a Topeka hospital. She was 83.

She was born Nov. 25, 1933, at Harveyville, the daughter of Robert Melvin and Esther Louise Romine Chatham. She graduated from Burlingame High School in 1952.

She worked for Harveyville Grade School in the 1990s. She was a member of Burlingame Federated Church and Harveyville United Methodist Church. She was a faithful mother and farm wife.

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Mildred R. Romine

Dec. 14, 1924 – Oct. 2, 2017

EMPORIA — Mildred R. Romine, Emporia died Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, at Emporia Presbyterian Manor. She was 92.

She was born Dec. 14, 1924, in rural Lyon County, the daughter of Howard A. and Leona Finnell Rees.

She married Dean L. Romine April 30, 1943, at Emporia. He died Oct. 29, 1986, at Emporia.

She was a homemaker, rancher, jeweler and owner of the Gold Nugget in Emporia.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Barry Dean Romine; and a sister, Imogene Wolvington.



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