Norma Jean "Jeanie" Spiker

Norma Jean "Jeanie" Spiker

June 18, 1969 - March 04, 2020

Spiker, Norma Jean “Jeanie” (Warren, Nordyke)

Jeanie Spiker born on June 18, 1969, in Topeka, Kansas, left her earthly body on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in Holton, Kansas at age 50.

Jeanie was a mother, cosmetologist and caring neighbor. She always had a dog and she loved all animals, especially zebras, making it her décor of choice.

She leaves behind her daughter, Corey Nordyke, of Holton, her parents, Don and Marty Warren of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, one brother, Donald Warren of Phoenix, Arizona, and her little dog Chloe.

The family will have a memorial gathering in Jeanie's honor at a later date. Private inurnment will occur at a later date. 
Deborah E Meggison (Debbie)

Deborah E Meggison (Debbie)

January 11, 1962 - March 18, 2020

Deborah E Meggison (Debbie) Age 58 passed away unexpectedly on March 18 at KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. She was born on January 11, 1962 in Topeka, KS. Debbie married Robert Meggison on March 21, 1986 in Lawrence, KS he survives.

Debbie has two children son Bobby Jo (BJ) (Jennifer) Meggison of Florence Az. and a daughter Rebecca Hulsopple (Rob) of Topeka KS. She has four grandchildren Blake, Katherine, Caleb and Tyler. She has two stepson's Shane Meggison and Rodney (Tina) Meggison and a step daughter Michelle (Debi) Meggison Kehoe. She has two step grandchildren Jaxon and Auora and one great grandchild EllaMae all surviving.
John Robert Sinclair

John Robert Sinclair

September 04, 1963 - March 17, 2020

John Robert Sinclair, Topeka, KS  passed away on March 17, 2020, St. Patricks Day..............he was born on September 4, 1963 to parents Robert L.  and Elsie M. Sinclair in Atchison, Kansas.....At a young age of 5,  the family moved to Wichita, KS where John grew up with mom and siblings as dad passed away. John always had a smile for everyone, never meeting a stranger!  He was a great cook, loving brother and friend. He had a degree in Machinists and was supervisor at his jobs earlier in his  career......   

Charles Howard Linn

Charles Howard Linn

November 14, 1932 - March 17, 2020

Charles Howard Linn died peacefully at home on March 17, 2020.

He was born in 1932 in Ardmore, Mo., to John Howard Linn and Mary Adaline Thompson Linn and graduated from Macon Missouri High School in 1950.

Mr. Linn was a true polymath and had an insatiable curiosity about all things. He graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering in 1959 and became a surveyor for the Kansas Department of Transportation.

Later, his deep commitment to the preservation of the environment and resource conservation led him to join the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, where he authored some of the State’s earliest solid waste statutes. He worked at KDHE until 1994.

Robert D. Thomas, Sr.

Robert D. Thomas, Sr.

September 02, 1939 - March 11, 2020

Robert D Thomas Sr.
9/2/39 - 3/11/2020
Better known as Bob, he was born in Dallas, Texas September 2,1939 to Dr. William Thomas Jr and Kathryn Thomas. Bob lost his dad at a very young age leaving him to grow up living with mother. They traveled back and forth between Texas and Colorado before setting off on his own joining the Navy at 16 and beginning boot camp shortly after his seventeenth birthday. He earned his G.E.D. and was trained in diesel mechanics. He served on the U.S.S. Nereus.
He saw the world through the Navy and loved to travel in all forms. After a few adolescent misadventures, he would continue to travel the U.S. as a truck driver for most of his life. His favorite trips were always to the west coast and he was able to see it one more time before retiring for the last time around the age of 70.

Charlene Carol Bowin Persinger

December 24, 1943 - March 11, 2020

Charlene Carol Bowin Persinger left this world on March 11, 2020. She was born in Pittsburg Kansas on December 24, 1943 spent most of her life in Osage City Kansas.  There she raised two daughters and a son.  

She spent most of her days feeding the community who resided at Peterson’s Nursing Home as she was the head dietician.  She retired from there on December 31, 2013.

Glenda Ruth Thomas Kearse Wake

Glenda Ruth Thomas Kearse Wake

October 15, 1948 - March 03, 2020

Glenda Ruth Thomas Kearse Wake, 71, transitioned Tuesday, March 3, 2020. She was born in Topeka, Kansas on October 15, 1948 to Albert M. Thomas Sr. and Opal E. Eddington Kearse and later adopted by George Kearse.

She was educated in the Topeka public school system where she attended East Topeka Junior High School and graduated from Topeka High School.

After high school she gave birth to a daughter with Horatio Faulkner.

Glenda had a lot of LOVE for music. She had an eloquent singing voice and a gift for articulating words with expressive talking and speaking. This drew her to attend The School of Broadcasting in Kansas City, Missouri. She had also written two books.

Teresa JoAnn (Lawrence) Lynch

July 24, 1964 - March 07, 2020

Teresa JoAnn (Lawrence) Lynch 55, of Dunlap, passed away on the evening of March 7, 2020 at Midland Hospice in Topeka, Kansas with her family by her side. She was born July 24, 1964 in Charleston, South Carolina. Teresa met her best friend and husband Mark Lynch in 1997. Throughout her life Teresa had a love for animals, crafting and her family and friends. She enjoyed a good laugh and the outdoors.

Robert L Bell (Rob)

January 13, 1966 - March 04, 2020

Robert L. Bell, 54,  passed away on Wednesday March 4, 2020 at his parents home near Maple Hill, Ks after a long battle with illness.  
He was born January 13, 1966 in Laramie, Wyoming to Graham and Jane Bell  He graduated from Mission Valley High School where he was an outstanding math and science student.  He attended both Kansas State University and Pittsburg State University.
Howard Ray Long

Howard Ray Long

December 20, 1919 - February 01, 2020

How does one quantify a life that was a hundred years long? To tell everything about a man who lived such a lifetime is mind boggling. It is impossible to do justice to the life of a man who was so kind, caring, and hard working that he touched the lives of everyone he encountered in his hundred long years of life. Howard Ray Long, a husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend, left this earthly life Saturday, February 1, 2020 in Topeka, Kansas. Howard was born on December 20, 1919 to Henry and Ida Long. He was raised in Dover, Kansas, along with two sisters, Hazel and Ruby and three brothers, Paul, Lyle, and Elmer, all of whom have preceded him in death. He was an upholsterer by trade and worked for many years in the Santa Fe Railroad shops upholstering train cars. He also, for a time, co-owned and ran his own upholstery shop with his brother.

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