George Hokanson

Feb. 6, 1951 – July 15, 2018

TOPEKA — George Hokanson, Osage City, died Sunday, July 15, 2018, at Stormont-Vail Hospital, Topeka. He was 67,

He was born Feb. 6, 1951, at Osage City, the son of Clarence and Freda Allison Hokanson. He grew up in Osage City and also lived in Dodge City and Hays before returning to Osage City several years ago.

He worked most of his life as a truck driver. He was a member of the Free Tomorrow Motorcycle Club, Hays.

He married Ivy Reed Oct. 31, 1980, at Hays. She survives of the home.

Treinen's First All Star Game

Treinen's first All Star game airs tonight, July 17!

Margie L. Murphy

Died – July 13, 2018

TOPEKA — Margie L. (Dean Campbell) Murphy, Quenemo, died Friday July 13, 2018, at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka. She was 91.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard P. Murphy Sr.; two brothers, Carl and Kenneth Dean; and a daughter, Vickie (Campbell) Davisson; and a son-in-law, Dan Thompson.

Norman Lee Bloomquist

April 29, 1933 – July 11, 2018

TOPEKA — Norman Lee Bloomquist, Burlingame, died Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at Stormont Vail Hospital, Topeka. He was 85.

Margaret House

March 17, 1927 – July 11,2018

TOPEKA — Margaret House, 91, died Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at her home in Topeka. She was 91.

She was born March 17, 1927, at Blytheville, Ark., the daughter of Albert and Margaret Golden Shearer. She lived in the Vassar, Lyndon and Topeka communities since 1964.

She was an owner and bookkeeper for Washburn Optical and then later did seamstress work. She was a member of the Quivira Heights Church of Christ.

She married Robert House May 1, 1946, at Pacific Grove, Calif. To this union three children were born.

Linda Louise Henderson

April 22, 1964 – July 7, 2018

TOPEKA — Linda Louise Henderson, Topeka, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, July 7, 2018. She was 54.

She was born April 22, 1964, at Columbia, Mo., the daughter of George Herbert and Virginia Johnson Spencer. She was a certified clinical medical assistant for Dr. Robert Durst.

She was welcomed into Heaven by a son, Tony "T.J." Henderson; three and brothers, Ralph, Kenny Joe and Alfred "Boogie" (Nancy) Spencer.

Community Calendar July 11-18

Community calendar for the week of July 11 through 18.

Coach Noble and his Team, Osage A

Read about Coach Robbie Noble and his team, the Osage A, in the July 12 edition of the paper. In this picture, Konner Kiefer steals home July 9 during game one of the Osage A’s double header against Auburn N. The team would go on to win both games 11 to 6 and 13 to 3, ending their home games for the season.

Catch the All Star Game Tuesday, July 17!

Blake Treinen, Osage City, has been named to the American League's All Star Team.

July 12, 2018 - PDF Edition

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