Ellen Louise Osburn

Ellen Louise Osburn

May 10, 1957- February 16, 2021

Ellen Louise Osburn passed away at Topeka Center for Rehab and Health on February 16, 2021.
She is survived by her Son James Todd and Wife Julie of Lawrence, KS, Son Joseph Haynes of Topeka, KS, three grandchildren Jaziyah, Lisa, and Zaraia Todd. Four brothers Bobby (Della) Osburn of Lawrence, KS, James (Nita) Osburn of Lawrence, KS, Jesse (Christy) Osburn of Leeton, MO, Ira Osburn of Leeton, MO, One sister Emma Osburn of Windsor, MO along with many Nieces and Nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents James and Barbara Osburn, Brother Alvis Keithen Osburn, Nephew Christian Osburn, and Niece Bonnie May Osburn. 
Ellen will be greatly missed by all of her family and friends.
Cremation is planned with a Celebration of Her Life to be held at a later date.

Donna Grace Petri (Shreves)

Donna Grace Petri (Shreves)

February 23, 1940 - February 03, 2021

Donna Grace Petri (Shreves) passed away at Rossville Health and Rehab on February 3, 2021.  She is survived by her husband, Allen Petri; daughter, Erica (Bill) Riley, 3 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews.  She is preceded in death by her sister, Rosalie , and her brothers,  Kenneth Shreves , and Gordon Shreves. 
Donna was born in Council Bluffs, IA on February 23, 1940 to Roy and Vesta Shreves.  Donna attended college at Lincoln Bible Institute where she met Allen Petri.  They were married January 11, 1963 in Green Bay , WI and lived there until 1967, when they moved to be closer to her brother Gordon  and his family.   Both Donna and Allen retired from USD 501 after working for a number of years. 
Donna leaves behind a legacy of music and a passion for reading.  She played piano in several churches and touched numerous lives with her music.  Donna will be remembered for her contagious laugh that brought joy to many family gatherings. 
 A Celebration of Donna's life is to be held 10:30 February 27th at First Baptist Church , Silver Lake, Ks.  
David Lee Miller

David Lee Miller

November 04, 1941 - February 07, 2021

David Lee Miller, 79, of Topeka, passed away February 7, 2021 from cancer surrounded by his loving family.

David was born on November 4 th , 1941 to Marjorie (Adams) and Larry Miller in Murfreesboro, TN. After graduating from Highland Park High School in 1959, he went on to earn his BA in Business from Baker University in 1963. He continued his education earning his law degree in 1969 from St. Mary’s University Law School in San Antonio, TX. David also served as a Captain in the Air Force from August 1963 to June 1969. He practiced law in Topeka, receiving his 50 year pin and certificate. He retired in 2019.

He married TondraAnn Smith on June 5 th , 1974. Between the two of them they have four children--Scott, Christopher, Kelley and Jonathan. David was active in the Topeka community serving as a member of the Kansas Bar Association, Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, and a member of First United Methodist Church.

Patricia Lee Rose

Patricia Lee Rose

June 6, 1942 - January 28, 2021

Patricia Lee Rose, 78, of Ozawkie KS, died January 28, 2021. She is survived by four daughters and one son, Paula Tavis, Susan Hardy, Billy Homes, Crystal Rose, and Melissa Rose. She is also survived by her brother, Gerald Buckley, and sister, Linda Buckley, along with 17 grandchildren, and about 16 great grandchildren. She will greatly be missed by her family. Cremation will be at Angels Above in Topeka, KS. 


Robert (Bobby) William Cooley

November 24, 1957 - January 25, 2021

Robert (Bobby) William Cooley 

 1957 - 2021 

 Bobby was born on November 24, 1957 in Fort Leonardwood, Missouri, to Leola (TenEyck) and William (Bill) Cooley. He passed away on January 25, 2021. Bobby lived most of his life in Topeka. 

 He enjoyed playing cards and board games. He loved going to the casino. He had a passion for cooking. But his favorite thing was to enjoy eating food especially desserts. 

 Bobby was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Tabitha Cooley; his oldest sister, Shirley Phillips; and his parents, Leola and Bill Cooley.  

 Bobby is survived by two daughters, Amanda (Chris) Hunninghake and Kayla (Nick) Carboni.  He was very proud of his grandsons, Logan, Brody, Connor and Slade. He has three sisters, Mary Jo Orester, Linda (Jim) Soules and Carol Cooley; two brothers, Richard (Nancy Griffith) and Dennis (Jackie) Cooley. Plus, many nieces and nephews. 

 Cremation is planned with A Celebration of His Life to be held at a later date.

Pamela Wilson

Pamela Wilson

June 06, 1945 - January 19, 2021

Pam “ Grannymac “ Wilson passed away on January 19, 2021 at the Midland Hospice House in Topeka Ks.  She passed away peacefully after a long fought battle with COPD.  Grannymac was born on June 6, 1945 in Emporia.  She is survived by Her loving husband Richard Wilson, Daughter Debbie Hewitt, her brother Ron Stinson and his wife, Sue Stinson. Also her son John Brill and her younger daughter Dawn Brill.  Also grandson Jonathan Hewitt and his wife Kimber and great granddaughters , Lilyann and Daisylynn.   Also by her extended adopted family, Jennifer Zweifel, Danielle Reavis-Beasterfeld, Brad Beasterfeld , Cody Reavis, Emily Zweifel, Emmett and Bryson Beasterfeld. She was proceeded in death by her dad Ner Stinson and her mom Jean Stinson and her sister Debbie Stinson. Pam had worked at Modern Office Methods in Topeka as a dispatcher, she also worked in many fast food places as a manager. Pam loved to sew and make clothes for all her family and friends. She also liked watching many sports on TV, especially any kind of football. She loved going to Bobos, IHOP, Perkins and Porubskys. Grannymac will be missed by many people and was loved so much. Heaven has another Angel.  God please take care of her.

Stacie Mayden Thomas

Stacie Mayden Thomas

July 22, 1965 - January 22, 2021

Stacie Mayden Thomas of Burlingame, Kansas passed away the morning of January 22, 2021 at the age of 55.
Stacie was born in Manhattan, KS on July 22, 1965 to Beryl & Carolyn Stewart. She went on to graduate from Topeka West High School before attending Kansas State University for a degree in Horticulture. She married Danny Thomas on October 5th, 1996 in Topeka KS. 
Stacie held a passion for riding horses, a soft spot in her heart for all animals, and was a fierce supporter of her children. 
Stacie is survived by her parents Beryl and Carolyn Stewart, brother Jim (Kim) Stewart, husband Danny Thomas; and children Emilie, Clay, and Cole Thomas.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. 

Michael "Tad" Good

November 19, 1962 - January 03, 2021

Michael “Tad” Good, age 58, was born on November 19th, 1962 in Salina, Kansas to Floyd and Carolyn Good. He returned to his heavenly home on January 3rd, 2021 due to Covid19.

Tad graduated from Rossville High School in 1981, and in 1982 he married his high school sweetheart, Deb “Carathers” Good. In 1985 Tad enlisted in the U.S. Army. He joined to be a military police officer and progressed up to a Special Agent in the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID). After 11.5 years of service, he departed with an honorable discharge in December 1996. He then began a new journey working for the Social Security Administration, where he made his way from a Field Service Specialist to a Group Supervisor to the Facilities Project Manager and Claims Authorizer. During the beginning years of working with Social Security Tad also took classes at DeVry University (1998-2001) where he got his Bachelor of Science-BS- in business information systems and graduated with honors, Magna Cum Laude. After almost 16 years of working Social Security, he retired. After retiring Tad decided to work as an insurance agent at Integrity Insurance Agency where he worked for 5.5 years.

Jessie Jean Ruddle McCamon

Jessie Jean Ruddle McCamon

September 01, 1940 - January 02, 2021

Jessie Kemp Ruddle McCamon of Topeka, Kansas peacefully died January 3, 2021 with her daughter by her side. Her two children Mike and Lea had been with her during the final days of her life after being admitted into the hospital on the 30th for health issues (non-Covid related). She was 80 years old. More information about her life is available at http://mccamon.org/jessie

Born in Keota, Oklahoma, “Jeannie” spent much of her childhood in and around Stigler and Keoto, Oklahoma - the latter of which she proudly claimed as her hometown. As a teenager her family moved to Wichita where she graduated from Derby High School in 1958. After later graduating from Wesley Nursing School, she was a nurse for decades at Wesley Medical Center and the Sedgwick County Health Department in Wichita. Health challenges nudged her into early retirement and about five years ago she moved to Topeka to be closer to her children and grandchildren. 

Carlotta Jean Dennis Wilson

May 30, 1951 - December 16, 2020

Carlotta Jean Dennis Wilson 5/30/1951-12/16/2020

Born to Carl J Dennis and OraMae Dennis both deceased

Survived by her companion of 26 years, Kenneth Sands.

Also surviving is her only son, her pride and joy, Carl (Jay) Robertson

One brother David L Dennis (Sherry)
Sisters, Naomi Clifton (Virgil) and Louise Callarman (Orien), deceased)

Five nephews and 2 nieces who cherished their aunt. We also can’t forget her 2 pups, Sassy and Katie that she lived fiercely. 

Carlotta worked at several places including Topeka Tent and Awning and Payless Shoe Source.

A Celebration of Life will be at a later date.

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